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1. What will follow if a Money Bill is substantially amended by the Rajya Sabha?

(a) The Lok Sabha may still proceed with the Bill, accepting or not accepting the recommendations of the (b) (c) The The Lok Lok Sabha may Sabha send the Rajya cannot Bill to consider the Rajya the Sabha for Bill Sabha further reconsideration

(d) The President may call a joint sitting for passing the Bill 2. time (b) The Judges of the High Court of the States in India are appointed by the Governor of the State just as the Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President post (c) No procedure has been laid down in the Constitution of India for the removal of a Governor from his/her Lt. Governor on the basis of majority support 3. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? Region Abyssinian : : : North-Western South-Western Arabia Atlas Africa Guiana Africa Okavango (d) In the case of a Union Territory having a legislative setup, the Chief Minister is appointed by the Which one of the following statements is correct?

(a) In India, the same person cannot be appointed as Governor for two or more States at the same

Geographical Feature (a) Plateau (b) Mountains (c) Highlands (d) Basin : Patagonia

4. With reference to the history of Indian rock-cut architecture, consider the following statements: 1. 3. Which (a) (b) 2 The At of caves at Ellora, the Badami are the oldest surviving made given 1 and 3 rock-cut for above caves different is/are in India. faiths. correct? only only 2. The Barabar rock-cut caves were originally made for Ajivikas by Emperor Chandragupta Maurya. caves were statements

(c) (d) 1, 2 and 3


5. Recombinant DNA technology (Genetic Engineering) allows genes to be transferred 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2 and 3 6. The Chinese traveller Yuan Chwang (Hiuen Tsang) who visited India recorded the general conditions and culture of India at that time. In this context, which of the following 1. The roads and the tradesmen the had correct 2 1 statements river-routes innocence to pay answer were or duties using 1 and and 3 3 at is/are completely guilt ferries the immune of and codes from a barrier given correct? robbery. person. stations. below. only only only 2 1 from the correct across from answer different animals microorganisms using 1 and and 3 3 to the species to higher codes given of plants plants organisms below. only only only

2. As regards punishment for offences, ordeals by fire, water and poison were the instruments for determining 3. (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2 and 3 7. 1. 2. 3. 4. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 of 1, 2 1 the 2 and and Consider Star Monitor Pygmy Spider above and 3 4 found 3 in the following tortoise lizard hog monkey India? only only only The Select

8. Which of the following can be found as pollutants in the drinking water in some parts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 9. With reference to Indian History, the Members of the Constituent Assembly from the (a) (b) (c) directly nominated elected by elected the by by Indian the Provinces the National people Congress Provincial of and those the Muslim were Provinces League Assemblies 2, 1, the correct 1 4 3 answer using and and and the codes 3 5 5 given of India? Arsenic Sorbitol Fluoride Formaldehyde Uranium below. only only only


(d) selected by the Government for their expertise in constitutional matters 10. 1. 2. 3. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2 and 3 11. Sabha Consider the following statements only. 1 2 of the Consider the Sea Sea Sea above 1 and and 3 3 is/are following animals: cow horse lion mammal/mammals? only only only

1. An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by an introduction of a bill in the Lok 2. If such an amendment seeks to make changes in the federal character of the Constitution, the amendment also requires to be ratified by the legislature of all the States of India. Which (a) of the statements 1 given above is/are correct? only

(b) (c) (d) Neither 1 nor 2 12. Attorney 1. 2. 3. 4. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 and 3 only 1, 2 of take be a vote the part speak Consider General in the of in in statements a member the Both

2 1 and

only 2

following of proceedings committee the the given 1 and 2 and above of of India the the Lok Lok is/are

statements: can Lok Lok Sabha Sabha Sabha Sabha correct? only 4 3

13. With reference to the usefulness of the by-products of sugar industry, which of the following 1. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2 and 3 14. Variations in the length of daytime and nighttime from season to season are due to (a) (b) (c) the the earth's latitudinal earth's revolution round position rotation the sun of on in an the its elliptical axis manner place 2 1 Bagasse can statements be can correct used be as is biomass used answer 1 and and 3 3 for using fuel / for the the the are generation of given of correct? energy. ethanol. below. only only only

2. Molasses can be used as one of the feedstocks for the production of synthetic chemical fertilizers. Molasses the production codes

(d) revolution of the earth on a tilted axis 15. The Narmada river flows to the west, while most other large peninsular rivers flow to 1. 2. 3. It The It flows land the occupies between slopes to the the a east. linear Vindhyas west and from rift the Central Why? valley. Satpuras. India.

Select (a) (b) (c) (d) None


correct 2 1


using 1

the and and



below. only 3 3

16. On the planet earth, most of the freshwater exists as ice caps and glaciers. Out of the (a) (b) (c) (d) exists as soil moisture 17. 1. sphere 2. Lake 3. National Which (a) (b) (c) (d) None 18. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. (a) (b) 1, 1, Rotation Revolution 2, 3, 3 5 Consider Electromagnetic Geothermal Gravitational Plate of of and and the the 4 6 the following: radiation energy force movements earth earth only only 2 1, of the Park above 1 and 2 3 and : pairs is/are Dafla correctly : Reserve Logtak Barail Consider the Nokrek : Garo following pairs: BioHills (Loktak) Range Namdapha Hills matched? only only 3 is is remaining found found exists in in freshwater, atmosphere the as as freshwater largest moisture lakes and and proportion clouds rivers groundwater

Which of the above are responsible for bringing dynamic changes on the surface of the earth?






(d) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 19. Which of the following bodies does not/do not find mention in the Constitution? 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2 and 3 20. The demand for the Tebhaga Peasant Movement in Bengal was for 1 the correct 1 answer National Planning Zonal using and 2 and 3 the codes 2 given Development Council Commission Councils below. only only only

(a) the reduction of the share of the landlords from one-half of the crop to one-third (b) the grant of ownership of land to peasants as they were the actual cultivators of the land (c) the uprooting of Zamindari system and the end of serfdom (d) writing off all peasant debts 21. The Parliament can make any law for whole or any part of India for implementing international (a) (b) (c) with with with the the the consent consent consent of of of the the all majority States the of treaties States States concerned

(d) without the consent of any State 22. In the grasslands, trees do not replace the grasses as a part of an ecological succession (a) (b) (c) (d) None of the above 23. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of ecosystems in the order of decreasing (a) (b) Oceans, Mangroves, lakes, oceans, grasslands, grasslands, productivity? mangroves lakes limited water insects sunlight and limits because and paucity and of of fungi nutrients fire






(d) Oceans, mangroves, lakes, grasslands 24. (a) (b) (c) Contour desert low flat scrublands, bunding plains, is a method liable close liable to to of to stream spread soil conservation wind liable weed to used in


strong courses, of

action flooding growth

(d) None of the above 25. (a) (b) (c) To To create The Government To recognize autonomous regions enacted the Panchayat provide traditional in tribal Extension to Scheduled self-governance rights areas

Areas (PESA) Act in 1996. Which one of the following is not identified as its objective?

(d) To free tribal people from exploitation 26. Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, who shall be the authority to initiate the process for determining the nature and extent of individual or community forest rights or both? (a) (b) (c) (d) Tahsildar State District /Block Development Forest Collector/Deputy Officer / Mandai Gram Department Commissioner Revenue Officer Sabha

27. Improper handling and storage of cereal grains and oilseeds result in the production of toxins known as aflatoxins which are not generally destroyed by normal cooking (a) (b) (c) (d) process. Aflatoxins are produced by bacteria protozoa moulds viruses

28. 'Economic Justice' the objectives of Constitution has been as one of the Indian provided (a) (b) (c) the the the Preamble Fundamental Preamble and Rights the and the and Directive Directive Fundamental Principles Principles of of State State in Rights Policy Policy






29. Due to improper / indiscriminate disposal of old and used computers or their parts, which of the following are released into the environment as e-waste? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 30. (a) (b) (c) (d) Acid 1, rain carbon ozone nitrous oxide the 1, 1, 2, 2, is correct 3, 2, 4, 3, caused by answer 4, 3, 5 5 4, the 5, pollution and and and using 6 and 6 of and carbon carbon sulphur the codes and and 6 7 and environment given 7 Beryllium Cadmium Chromium Heptachlor Mercury Lead Plutonium below. only only only 7 by

carbon monoxide


nitrogen dioxide dioxide dioxide

31. With reference to food chains in ecosystems, consider the following statements : 1. A food chain illustrates the order in which a chain of organisms feed upon each other. 2. Food chains are found within the populations of a species. 3. A food chain illustrates the numbers of each organism which are eaten by others. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 1, of the statements given 1 and 2 2 and above is / are correct? only only 3 None

32. National 1. 2. 3. Which (a) (b)3 (c) (d) 33. 1. 2. 3. Which (a) (b) (e) (d) 34. 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) the Which of the

Consider Park Corbett Kaziranga Silent of the 1 1 Valley above River National

the flowing Park Park National pairs

following through : : Park is/are and and : correctly the

pairs Park Ganga Manas Kaveri matched? 2 only 3 None





organisms Agaricus Nostoc Spirogyra


is 1




biofertilizer and

biofertilizers 2 only 3 only

2 2 3 of the following of of Death correct answer using 1 2 and 3 adds / add urea coal of the codes given nitrogen by by to the and

soil? animals man

Excretion Burning

vegetation below. only only

(e) (d)

1 1,

and 2

3 and

only 3

35. In which of the following States is lion-tailed macaque found in its natural habitat? 1. 2. 3. 4. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 1, the 1, 2 3 2, correct answer 2 only and 3 4 and only 4 Andhra using the and codes 3 given Tamil Nadu Kerala Karnataka Pradesh below. only

36. Some Buddhist rock-cut caves are called Chaityas, while the others are called Viharas. What is the difference between the two? (a) Vihara is a place of worship, while Chaitya is the dwelling place of the monks (b)Chaitya is a place of worship, while Vihara is the dwelling place of the monks (c) Chaitya is the stupa at the far end of the cave, while Vihara is the hall axial to it (d) There is no material difference between the two

37. Which one of the following describes best the concept of Nirvana in Buddhism? (a) (b) (c) (d) A The The A mental extinction complete state stage of of the bliss beyond all flame of of and desire self rest comprehension annihilation

38. According to the Constitution of India, which of the following are fundamental for the (a) (b) (c) (d) Directive Fundamental governance of Fundamental Fundamental Principles Rights and of State Fundamental the country? Rights Duties Policy Duties

39. The people of India agitated against the arrival of Simon Commission because

(a) Indians never wanted the review of the working of the Act of 1919 (b) Simon Commission recommended the abolition of Dyarchy (Diarchy) in the Provinces (c) (d) 40. (a) (b) (c) (d) 41. (a) (b) (c) (d) The all balance import goods economic capital and of payments of Simon Wavell of a the from a a country during a is given of a systematic period one country during country to there the Quit was Simon India no Indian member suggested was Cripps Commission in the the partition in Simon of Commission the country to Plan Proposals Report Plan record a a to of year year another another Commission

Movement Cabinet

launched Mission


transactions between


exported transaction movements


country one


42. The Reserve Bank of India regulates the commercial banks in matters of 1. 2. 3. 4. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 43. (a) (b) (c) (d) 44. In An 2, 1, 1, increase market Central Central Central India, Bank in rate is Bank deficit no is is Bank the of longer the merger winding-up correct 1 3 2 2, Bank Rate interest making an a used for following following is answer using and and and 3 generally is loans easy tight raising the liquidity branch of of codes 4 4 3 and indicates likely to money money resources that to given of assets expansion banks banks below. only only only 4 the fall banks policy policy for



(a) (b) (c) (d) adjusting

economic redemption the reducing of balance the of

development public payments foreign debt debt

45. Which of the following characterizes/ characterize the people of Indus Civilization? 1. 2. They They possessed worshipped great both male palaces and and female temples. deities.

3. They employed horse-drawn chariots in warfare. Select (a) (b) (e) (d) None 1, of the the correct 1 2 2 statements statement/ and only and given 3 above is correct statements 2 using the only codes given below.

46. Which of the following diseases can be transmitted from one person to another through 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (e) (d) 2 1 1, the correct answer using 1 and and 2 3 3 and the codes given Hepatitis tattooing? Chikungunya B HIV-AIDS below. only only only 3

47. Which of the following statements is/are applicable to Jain doctrine? 1. 2. 3. The Every Karma surest is way the of even bane annihilating the of the Karma smallest soul is and to practice has must be a penance. soul. ended. object, particle

Select (a) (b) (c) (d)




using 1




below. only

2 1 1,

and and 2

3 3 and

only only 3

48. Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism, but also its functional role in the community of organisms? (a) (b) (c) (d) 49. (a) (b) (c) (d) 50. 1. 2. 3. Photochemical NO2, CO, High CO, 03 02 and and CO2 concentration Consider smog is Home a resultant nitrate nitrate N02 N02, the O3 in in and of the the at CO the reaction of of the Ecological Ecotone niche Habitat range among sunlight sunlight temperature evening minerals Calcium Iron Sodium

peroxyacetyl peroxyacetyl and of

presence presence low in


Which of the minerals given above is/are required by human body for the contraction of muscles? (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1, 1 and and 2 3 3 and only only only 3

51. Consider the following statements: The 1. 2. consists Parliamentary of not more scrutinizes Committee than 25 finance on Members accounts of Public the of Lok Accounts Sabha Government




the of

Auditor the 1 2 3 1, Consider

examines statements


report given only and only 2 a

Comptroller bove

and is /

General are


India correct?

Which (a) (b) (e) (d) 52. 1. 2. 3.

3 and

only 3 Saints: Dayal Nanak Tyagaraja

the Dadu Guru



Who among the above was/were preaching when the Lodi dynasty fell and Babur took over? (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1 2 and and and 3 only 3 2

53. With reference to the food chains in ecosystems, which of the following kinds of organism 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1, the correct answer using 1 and and 2 3 3 and the codes given is / are known as decomposer organism/organisms? Virus Fungi Bacteria below. only only only 3

54. The most important fishing grounds of the world are found in the regions where (a) (b) warm rivers drain and out large cold amounts atmospheric of fresh water currents into the meet sea

(c) (d)


and continental

cold shelf

oceanic is


meet undulating

55. Which of the following is/are unique characteristic/characteristics of equatorial forests? 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d)1, 56. 1. 2. 3. 4. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) the correct 1, 1, 2, 1, Foreign Private Portfolio answer using 2 2 3 3 the codes and and and and given Which of 2 1 2 the following Foreign Direct Presence of tall, closely of of correct set trees a numerous answer using 1 and and and constitute Capital 3 3 with crowns forming number varieties the code of given a continuous of canopy species epiphytes below: only only only 3 Account? Loans Investment Remittances Investment below. 3 4 4 4 Coexistence Presence the large

57. 1. 2. 3. Which of



following Ajanta Lepakshi Sanchi


places: Caves Temple Stupa











(a) (b) (c) (d) 1 1, and

1 2 2 and only

only 3 None

58. With reference to the history of philosophical thought in India, consider the following 1 or Which (a) (b) (c) (d) Both Neither 2 1 1 and nor of the statements given above is /are . Sankhya does statements not accept the regarding theory of rebirth Sankhya or transrmigration school: of soul. agent. correct? 1only only 2 2

2. Sankhya holds that it is the self-knowledge that leads to liberation and not any exterior influence

59. In the context of India, which of the following principles is/are implied institutionally 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) Members Ministers Cabinet the of hold is correct 1 3 2 1, in the the office headed answer the Cabinet till by using and only and 2 3 and only 3 are they the the parliamentary Members enjoy Head codes 2 of in of the the the given confidence government? Parliament. Parliament. State. below. only

60. The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high as compared 1. 2. to coastal in areas. difference altitude What is / are the land continents reason and and / reasons? water oceans Thermal Variation between between

3. 4. Select (a) (b) (c) (d)

Presence Heavy the rains

of in

strong the answer

winds interior using 1 and and as the

in compared codes 2 3

the to given

interior coasts below. only only only

correct 1 2 1,



61. Which of the following is / are the characteristic/ characteristics of Indian coal? 1. 2. High Low ash sulphur content content

3. Low ash fusion temperature Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 1, the correct 1 answer using and 2 and 2 3 and the codes 2 given below. only only only 3

62. Which of the following statements regarding laterite soils of India are correct? 1 2. 3. 4. . They Tiley Tapioca They are are and are rich well-developed cashew nuts generally In in grow red nitrogen Rajasthan well on in and and these colour. potash. UP. soils.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below. (a) (b) (c) (d) 63. 1. Natural 2 Consider gas occurs in the the 1, 2, 1 and following Gondwana beds. 2 3 and 3 and and 3 4 4 only statements:








3. Dharwars are famous for petroleum. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 64. 1.Cotton 2. 3. 4.Wheat Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2, 1 2 2 3 of these and and and and 3 4 4 3 only are Kharif crops? Rice Groundnut Consider the following 2 of the statements 1 2 and given above and is/are correct? 2 only 3 None crops

65. "Climate is extreme, rainfall is scanty and the people used to be nomadic herders." The (a) (b) (c) (d) 66. 1. 2. Consider Inflation Inflation the benefits Central North Siberian following benefits the the statements above statement best describes African Asian American which of the following regions? Savannah Steppe Prairie Tundra : debtors. bond-holders.

Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 67. (a) (b) (c) (d)



statements 1 2




correct? only only

Both Neither Disguised large alternative marginal productivity number

1 1 unemployment of employment productivity of of workers people is

and nor generally remain not labour is is

2 2 means unemployed available zero low

68. Consider the following statements: 1. The Council of Ministers in the Centre shall be collectively responsible to the Parliament. 2. The Union Ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the President of India. 3. The Prime Minister shall communicate to the President about the proposals for Iegislation. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 1,2 and 3 69. 1. National Consider Development Council the is an organ following of the Planning statements: Commission. 2 1 of the Statements 1 and and 3 3 given above is/are correct? only only only

2. The Economic and Social Planning is kept in the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India. 3. The Constitution of India prescribes that Panchayats should be assigned the task of preparation of plans Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1,2 for of economic the development given 1 and and and 3 3 and above social is/are justice. correct? only only only 3







1. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House. 2. While the nominated members of the two Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in the presidential election, they have the right to vote in the election of the Vice President. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) Both Neither of the statements 1 2 1 1 and nor given above is/are correct? only only 2 2

71. With reference to National Legal Services Authority, consider the following statements the schemes Which (a) (b) (C) (d) Both Neither of the basis throughout statements given 1 2 1 1 and nor above of equal the is / are : opportunity. country. correct? only only 2 2 1.Its objective is to provide free and competent legal services to the weaker sections of the society on 2.It issues guidelines for the State Legal Services Authorities to implement the legal programmes and

72. During a thunderstorm, the thunder in the skies is produced by the 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (C) (d) 73. None of 2 1 the the above meeting lightning violent the upward correct of that cumulonimbus separates movement answer of using 1 and and produces following the pairs air the clouds the and codes in nimbus water given the sky clouds particles below. only 3 3 thunder :


Tribe 1. 2. 3. 4. Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 74. 1.Demand 2.Time 3.Savings 4.Currency The (a) (b) (c) (d) 75.In (a) (b) (c) (d) 76. (a) (b) (c) (d) All micro and weaker of the small Priority the context by and None Sector Lending of Indian by sale economy,Open scheduled commercial of banks government of by banks in Market to Operations' from industry securities the India constitutes by the and the correct sequence of these decreasing order of Liquidity 1, 1, Consider deposits deposits deposits of Bonda the 1 2 3 2, the above Limboo Karbi Dongaria : pairs and and and 3 following with with with are : (Limbu) Himachal : Tamil correctly 3 4 4 and liquid the the the :

State Sikkim Pradesh Odisha Nadu matched? only only only 4 assets: banks banks banks


1-4-3-2 4-3-2-1 2-3-1-4 4-1-3-2 refers to RBI trade RBI above the lending to

borrowing lending purchase


agriculture enterprises sections above

77.Which one among the following industries is the maximum consumer of water in India? (a) (b) (e) (d) Thermal Paper and Engineering pulp Textiles power

78. To obtain full benefits of demographic dividend, what should India do? (a) (b) (c) (d) Promoting Introducing Reducing Privatization more infant of skill social security mortality higher development schemes rate education

79. In the context of cultural history of India, a pose in dance and dramatics called 'Tribhanga' has been a favourite of Indian artists from ancient times till today. Which one of the following statements best describes this pose? (a) One leg is bent and the body is slightly but oppositely curved at waist and neck (b) Facial expressions, hand gestures and make-up are combined to symbolize certain epic or historic characters (c) Movements of body, face and hands are used to express oneself or to tell a story (d) A little smile, slightly curved waist and certain hand gestures are emphasized to express the feelings 80. 1. 2. the (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1, responsible the of Annie for founder codes 1 and and 2 3 3 and starting of the the given love or Besant Home Rule Theo-sophical eroticism was Movement Society below. only only only 3

3. once the President of the Indian National Congress Select the correct statement/statements using

81.The Ilbert Bill controversy was related to the













(b) imposition of restrictions on newspapers and magazines published in Indian languages (c) removal of disqualifications imposed on the Indian magistrates with regard to the trial of the Europeans (d) removal of a duty on imported cotton cloth

82. A rise in general level of prices may be caused by 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 2 1, a an the an decrease increase in increase correct answer in the in using 1 and and 2 2 3 and the aggregate the the money level effective codes given of supply output demand below. only only only 3

83. Which one of the following groups of items is included in India's foreign-exchange reserves? (a) Foreign-currency assets, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and loans from foreign countries (b) (c) Foreign-currency Foreign-currency assets, assets, gold loans oldings from the of the World RBI Bank and and SDRs SDRs

(d) Foreign-currency assets, gold holdings of the RBI and loans from the World Bank 84. Which one of the following is likely to be the most inflationary in its effect? (a) (b) (c) (d) Borrowing Borrowing Creating Repayment from from new the money public banks to to of to finance finance finance a a public a budget budget budget debt deficit deficit deficit

85.Supply of money remammg the same when there is an increase in demand for money, (a) (b) (c) a an a fall increase decrease there in in in the the the will level rate rate of of of be prices interest interest



increase stored in a

in cold



of exhibit sunlight

income longer of

and storage is carbon is in of

employment life because prevented environment decreased humidity India: turtle deer

86.Fruits (a) (b) (c) (d) 87. 1.Gharial

chamber to the an is

exposure concentration rate there Consider is the dioxide of


increased increase




2.Leatherback 3.Swamp Which (a) (b) (c) (d) 88. (a) (b) (c) (d) 89. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Which (a) (b) Ball the the the bearings between between between of Consider Size Colour Moon Twinkle Polestar of 1, 3, the of of of being stars beingvisible above 2 4 are in are the the the the the the the visible in used is is is in bicycles, area area area of of of cars, contact contact contact etc., wheel wheel wheel is 1, of 1 the 3 2 and above and is/are 2

endangered? only only 3 None because and and and axle axle axle correct phenomena: at at at the the dusk dawn dawn sky sky illusions? 3 5

actual effective effective None

increased increased reduced above

statements following sun sun

optical and and

(c) (d) 2, 3 and 5



90. Rainbow is produced when sunlight falls on drops of rain. Which 1. 2. 3. Internal reflection Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 91. (a) (b) (c) (d) 92. (a) (b) (c) (d) 93. 1. 2. the Which Viruses Viruses Many the most most of of leaves Economic there there there volume of lack can the enzymes be growth is the correct 1 2 1 1, transplanted new the the soil root root get in is is of trade following necessary cultured country answer using and and and 2 seedlings does hairs hairs not grip are do contain the lost new during necessarily in the growth formation in the is any / have the codes 2 3 3 and not grow favourable soil too during given below. only only only 3 because minerals hard of the following physical phenomena are responsible for this?

Dispersion Refraction

transplantation transplantation to in in world are of occur if X X economy correct? energy. medium.

damaged X will


progress population capital grows



statements for in the

generation synthetic

3. Viruses are transmitted from one organism to another by biological vectors only. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1, the correct answer using 1 and and 2 3 3 and the codes given below. only only only 3

94. Which of the following leaf modifications occurs/occur in desert areas to inhibit water 1. 2. Hard Tiny leaves and or waxy no loss? leaves leaves

3. Thorns instead of leaves Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, 2 and 3 95. The known forces of nature can be divided into four classes, viz, gravity electromagnetism, weak nuclear force and strong nuclear force. with reference to them, (a) (b) (c) which Gravity Electromagnetism Weak one of is act nuclear the the only on following statements of with an causes is not the electric correct? four charge radioactivity 1 the correct 1 answer using and 2 and 3 the codes 2 given below. only only only

strongest particles force

(d) Strong nuclear force holds protons and nutrons inside the nuclear of an atom. 96. The efforts to detect the existence of Higgs boson particle have become frequent news in the recent past. What is /are the importance/importances of discovering this particle? 1. It will to enable another us to understand as to why elementary physical particles have mass. them.

2. It will enables us in the near future to develope the technology to transferring matter from one point without traversing the space between 3. It will enable us to create better fuels for nuclear fission. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1, the correct answer using 1 and and 2 3 3 and the codes given below: only only only 3

97. Mycorrhizal biotechnology has been used in rehabilitating degraded sites because mycorrhiza 1. 2. 3. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 2 1 1, the resist tolerate Resist correct answer using 1 and and 2 3 3 and enables drought and extremes disease the codes given the increase plants absorptive of to area PH infestation below: only only only 3

98. Who among the following constitute the National Development Council? 1. 2. 3. 4. Select (a) (b) (c) (d) 1, the 1, 1, 2 2, The Ministers Chief correct The Chairman, of Ministers answer 2 3 and 3 using the of the and and 4 and codes 3 4 Prime Finance Union the given Minister Commission Cabinet States below: only only only 4

99. The national income of a country for a given period is equal to the (a) (b) (c) (d) total sum sum money value of of value of goods total of and services income goods produced and of and by all services the nationals expenditure individuals produced consumption personal final investement

100. Which of the following grants/ grant direct credit assistance to rural households ? 1. 2. 3. National Regional Bank Land for Agriculture Rural and Rural Development Banks Development Banks

Select (a) (b) (c)


correct 1 1


using and 2 and


codes 2 3


below: only only only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Find Answer Here

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 c

a d b b

26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41

d c b b d a d b c a b c c c b a

51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66

b b b c d b b b a a a c a b

76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90

d d a a c c d b d b c c c* c a c

b a a c b d c d b


17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

a d d a d d*

42 43 44 45 46 47 48

d d a b b

67 68 69 70 71 72

c d a d c c a d c

92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100

c c d a a

b a c

73 74 75


c* c

49 50