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1. Question c. Black

Which of the following sites has yielded cultural d. Brown


remains from Neolithic to Harappan period?
Answer-b
a. Mehrgarh
4. Question
b. Amri
Aranyakas are also called:
c. Kotdiji
a. Forest Book
d. Kalibangan
b. Hermit's Book
Answer-a
c. Traveller Book
2. Question
d. None of the above
which of the following developed places in
Indus valley civilization had well inside their Answer-a
houses? 5. Question
a. Mohenjodaro Mohiniattam is a classical dance form prevalant
b. Harappa in

c. Lothal a. Kerala

d. Kalibangan b. Tamil Nadu

Answer-a c. Odisha

3. Question d. Andhra Pradesh

Which color was used over color utensils of Answer-a


harappa? 6. Question
a. White Svapnavasavadattam, an ancient sAnswerkrit
b. Red play has been written by:

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a. Kalidasa c. Balban

b. Bhasa d. Ibrahim Lodhi

c. Bhavabhuti Answer-a

d. Harsha 10. Question

Answer-b Who introduced silver coin ‘Tanka’ in North


India?
7. Question
a. Alaudin Khalji
Amitragatha was the name given to by the
greeks to which Mauryan ruler? b. Iltutmish

a. Chandragupta c. Razia

b. Asoka d. Mohammad Tughlaq

c. Bindusara Answer-b

d. Kunala 11. Question

Answer-c Mohammad Bin Tughlaq shifted his capital from


Delhi to
8. Question
a. Daulatabad
Kramalya, an intricate and fast concluding item
is found in which dance form? b. Lahore

a. Kathakali c. Kalinjar

b. Kathak d. Kannauj

c. Odisi Answer-a

d. Manipuri 12. Question

Answer-b At the time of Aurangzeb’s death, Maratha


leadership was in the hands of:
9. Question
a. Shambhuji
Which Sultan of Delhi imposed Jaziya on the
Brahmins also b. TaraBai

a. Firoz Tughlaq c. Rajaram

b. Iltutmish d. Jijabai

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Answer-b Tatvabodhini Sabha, an important socio political
organization was founded by
13. Question
a. Devendranath Tagore
In 1906, who proposed the setting up of an
organization to look after the interests of b. Satyendranath Tagore
Muslims?
c. Rabindranath Tagore
a. Nawab Salimullah of Dacca
d. Radhakant Dev
b. Jinnah
Answer-a
c. Liaqat Khan
17. Question
d. None of the above
Which of the following is a non metal that
Answer-a remains liquid at room temperature?

14. Question a. Phosphorous

Who was the first woman graduate of Calcutta b. Chlorine


University?
c. Bromine
a. Kadambini Ganguly
d. Helium
b. Roopa Ganguly
Answer-c
c. Ipshita Mukherjee
18. Question
d. Punita Kumari
Which of the following metals forms an
Answer-a amalgam with other metals?

15. Question a. Tin

Self respect movement in Tamil Nadu was b. Mercury


launched by
c. Zinc
a. Periyar
d. Lead
b. G Subramaniyam
Answer-b
c. K Kelappan
19. Question
d. Annie Besant
GSAT 17, a recently launched satellite is a:
Answer-a
a. Communication satellite
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b. Earth observation satellite Answer-a

c. Space observation satellite 23. Question

d. None of the above Which article of Indian Constitution deals with


the “Suability” of the state of India?
Answer-a
a. A-100
20. Question
b. A-200
PSLV consists of how many fuel stages?
c. A-300
a. 1
d. A-301
b. 2
Answer-c
c. 3
24. Question
d. 4
Which of the following is not the department
Answer-d
under the Ministry of Home Affairs?
21. Question a. Department of Internal Security
Trishul is a short range: b. Department of States
a. Surface to air Missile c. Department of Law and Order
b. Surface to surface missile d. Department of Home
c. Anti tank missile Answer-c
d. Submarine missile
25. Question
Answer-a District Judge is appointed by :
22. Question a. The chief justice of High Court
Recently India purchased drones from USA. The
b. The chief minister of the state
name of the drone class is:
c. President
a. Guardian
d. Governor
b. Predator
Answer-d
c. Rustom
26. Question
d. Tomahawk
Which of the following article is related to

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appointment of Governor ? b. A-75

a. A-153 c. A-352

b. A-154 d. Not mentioned in the Constitution

c. A-155 Answer-c

d. A-156 30. Question

Answer-c Who has won the 2017 women’s singles


Wimbledon tennis tournament?
27. Question
a. Karolina Pliskova
The Government of India (GoI) has launched
which low-cost screening device to detect b. Simona Halep
congenital hearing loss in newborns?
c. Garbine Muguruza
a. Sohorn
d. Angelique Kerber
b. Sonhum
Answer-c
c. Sohum
31. Question
d. Songhum
Which state hosted the National conference on
Answer-c crowd management?

28. Question a. Kerala

Which mobile app has been launched by UIDAI b. West Bengal


to carry unique identification profile on mobile?
c. Maharashtra
a. myAadhaar app
d. Bihar
b. mAadhaar app
Answer-a
c. dAadhaar app
32. Question
d. uAadhaar app
Which state has become the first Indian state to
Answer-b fix minimum education qualification for
cooperative body poll?
29. Question
a. Haryana
The Term ‘Cabinet ‘ is mentioned in which of
the following articles of the Indian Constitution? b. Rajasthan

a. A-74 c. Punjab
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d. Bihar 1.Prior permission of President is required
before introducing the constitutional
Answer-b amendment bill in parliament.
33. Question 2.President must give his assent to the bill if
In which of the following case/s the six rights duly passed by both houses.
guaranteed by article 19 can be suspended? a. 1 only
1. External Aggression. b. 2 only
2. Internal Emergency. c. Both
3. When Martial Law is in force d. None

Answer-b
a. 1 only. 36. Question
b. 2 & 3 only. Which city hosted the 12th edition of G-20
c. 1, 2 & 3. Summit 2017?

d. 1 & 3 only a. Berlin

Answer-d b. Hamburg

34. Question c. Frankfurt

Which city hosted the first edition of WINGS d. Brussels


2017 – “Sab Uden, Sab Juden” to expand Answer-b
regional connectivity?
37. Question
a. New Delhi
Which part of the constitution is described as
b. Mumbai the ‘Magna Carta’ of the constitution?
c. Chandigarh a. Part-2
d. Lucknow b. Part-3
Answer-a c. Part-4
35. Question d. Part-5
Which of the following statement/s is/are
Answer-b
correct regarding Constitutional Amendment
bill: 38. Question

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The office of special officer for linguistic c. 1 & 3 only.
minorities has been created in:
d. 1, 2 & 3.
a. 1952
Answer-d
b. 1957
41. Question
c. 1975
All revenues received by the Union Government
d. 1985 by the way of taxes and other receipts for the
conduct of the government business are
Answer-b credited to the :
39. Question a. Contingency Fund of India
The words justice in the form of social,
b. Public Account
economic and political justice present in the
Preamble has been taken from c. Consolidated Fund of India

a. American Revolution d. Deposits and Advances Fund

b. French Revolution Answer-c

c. Russian Revolution 42. Question

d. None of the above The Electoral College for President’s election


consist of:
Answer-c
1.Elected members of both the houses of
40. Question
parliament.
Which of the following statements are 2.Elected members of the legislative
incorrect: assemblies.
1.The Preamble is a prohibition on the powers 3.Elected members of all Union Territories.
of the legislature.

2.Preamble is not a part of the constitution.


a. 1.
3.Preamble cannot be amended, as it is a part
of the basic structure of the constitution. b. 2 & 3

c. 1 & 2.

a. 1 & 2 only. d. 1, 2 & 3.

b. 2 & 3 only. Answer-c

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43. Question (IPBFD) was observed on which date?

Which one of the following States does not a. July 2


form border with Bangladesh?
b. July 3
a. Meghalaya
c. July 4
b. Tripura
d. July 5
c. Mizoram
Answer-b
d. Manipur
47. Question
Answer-d
Duncan Passage is located between
44. Question
a. South and Little Andaman
Which state government has launched ‘Elevate
100’ scheme to identify and nurture innovative b. Little and Great Nicobar
start-ups? c. North and Middle Andaman
a. Karnataka d. Middle and South Andaman
b. Tamil Nadu Answer-a
c. Uttar Pradesh 48. Question
d. Jharkhand India’s biggest Global Skill Park will be set up in
Answer-a which city?

45. Question a. Lucknow

Which of the following organisations prepares b. Bhopal


topographical maps of India? c. Guwahati
a. Geographical Survey of India d. Rajkot
b. Survey of India Answer-b
c. Geological Survey of India 49. Question
d. Archaeological Survey of India Excess cadmium concentration in drinking
Answer-a water can lead to which disease?

46. Question a. Itai Itai

The 2017 International Plastic Bag Free Day b. Minamata disease

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c. Black foot disease 53. Question

d. None of the above Biosphere reserve project was initiated in India


during;
Answer-a
a. 1982
50. Question
b. 1983
What percentage of land area should remain
covered by forest to maintain Ecological c. 1984
balance?
d. 1986
a. 11
Answer-d
b. 22
54. Question
c. 21
Sound becomes hazardous noise pollution at
d. 33 decibels-

Answer-d a. Above 50.

51. Question b. Above 80.

Full form of COD is; c. Above 40.

a. Cyclical oxygen demand d. Above 60.

b. Chemical Oxygen Demand. Answer-b

c. Chemical oxide Demand. 55. Question

d. Chemical Ozone Demand. Main hunting ground for blue whales is located
in
Answer-b
a. Antarctic Ocean
52. Question
b. Arctic Ocean
In an ecosystem, bacteria are the:
c. West Pacific Ocean
a. Producers
d. Southern Indian Ocean
b. Decomposers
Answer-a
c. Primary consumers.
56. Question
d. Secondary consumers.
Supersonic planes cause:
Answer-b

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a. Noise pollution. d. Chemical safety

b. Air pollution. Answer-a

c. Radioactive pollution. 60. Question

d. Soil pollution. The largest amongst the following seas is:

Answer-a a. Red Sea

57. Question b. South China Sea

Which one of the following scholars suggests c. Caribbean Sea


the earth’s origin is from gases and dust
particles? d. Andaman Sea

a. James JeAnswer Answer-b

b. H Alfven 61. Question

Which pyramid is always straight up and never


c. F Hoyle
inverted:
d. O Schmidit
a. Pyramid of Biomass
Answer-d
b. Pyramid of Number
58. Question
c. Pyramid of Energy
Ozone layer exists in:
d. All of the above
a. Ionosphere
Answer-c
b. Mesosphere
62. Question
c. Stratosphere
Which or the following is a rift valley?
d. Troposphere
a. The Amazon Valley
Answer-c
b. The Thames Valley
59. Question
c. The Mississippi Valley
Cartagena protocol is associated with:
d. The Rhine Valley
a. Biosafety
Answer-d
b. Radioactivity
63. Question
c. Ozone

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The Homolographic projection has the correct The hot and cold deserts together occupy
representation of nearly how much land area of the world.

a. shape a. 1/2

b. area b. 1/3

c. baring c. 1/4

d. distance d. 1/5

Answer-b Answer-b

64. Question 67. Question

The hydrological cycle is a conceptual model Which one the following condition is not
that describes: favorable for the formation of delta?

a. the storage of water between biosphere, a. Sea adjoining the delta should be shallow
hydrosphere, atmosphere and lithosphere
b. There should be no strong current running
b. the movement of water between biosphere, at right angles to the river mouths
atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere
c. Active vertical and lateral erosion in the
c. both (a) and (b) lower course of the rivers

d. None of the above d. Coast should be preferably tideless

Answer-b Answer-c

65. Question 68. Question

The most important navigable river in, Central The islands with coral covered surfaces in Bay of
Europe that provides a link between seven Bengal are:
countries-Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic,
Hungary, Rome, Russia and Yugoslavia is : a. Andaman islands

a. Danube b. Nicobar islands

b. Dnieper c. both (a) and (b)

c. Rhine d. None of the above

d. Volga Answer-b

Answer-a 69. Question

66. Question The islands of Seychelles are located in the

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a. Arctic Ocean c. Uttarakhand

b. Atlantic Ocean d. Maharashtra

c. Indian Ocean Answer-a

d. Pacific Ocean 73. Question

Answer-c Economic Planning is a subject:

70. Question a. in the Union List

The island of Sri Lanka was formerly known as: b. in the State List

a. Madagascar c. unspecified in any special list

b. Tasmania d. in the Concurrent List

c. Ceylon Answer-a

d. None of the above 74. Question

Answer-c Which of the following could be said to have


prevented the ‘trickle down’ effects in Indian
71. Question economy?
Kali Tiger Reserve is a protected area and tiger 1-Increased dependence of agriculture on
reserve in: purchased inputs and privately managed
a. Karnataka irrigation

b. Uttar Pradesh 2-More employment of labour by larger


landholding farmers
c. West Bengal
3-Lowered participation of women in
d. Bihar agricultural workforce due to new technology

Answer-a 4-The failure of the Green Revolution

72. Question

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem a. 1 and 2


National Park is a 240 square kilometres
protected area located in: b.. 2 and 3

a. Goa c. 1 and 3

b. Uttar Pradesh d. 2 and 4

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Answer-c Choose the correct Answerwer from the codes
given below:
75. Question

The growth rate of agricultural production was


negative in the: a. 1, 2 and 3

a. First Plan b. 1, 2, 3 and 4

b. Second Plan c. 1 and 3

c. Third Plan d. 1 and 2

d. Fourth Plan Answer-a

Answer-c 78. Question

76. Question Which neighboring country has objections on


Indian Baglihar Hydro-electric Project?
Hard Currency is defined as currency:
a. Bhutan
a. which can hardly be used for international
trAnsweractions b. Pakistan

b. which is used in times of war c. Bangladesh

c. traded in foreign exchange market for which d. Nepal


demand is persistently relative to the supply
Answer-b
d. which loses its value very fast
79. Question
Answer-c
Who among the following have been the Union
77. Question Finance Ministers of India?

Which of the following are constitute the World 1-V. P. Singh


Bank?
2-R. Venkataraman
1-International Bank of Reconstruction and
Development 3-Y. B. Chavan

2-International Finance Corporation 4-Pranab Mukherjee

Select the correct Answerwer using the code


3-International Development Association
given below:
4-International Monetary Fund
a. 1, 2 and 3 only

b. 1, 3 and 4 only
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c. 2 and 4 only Answer-c

d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 82. Question

Answer-d In which of the following places is the Civil


Aviation Training Centre situated in the Uttar
80. Question Pradesh ?
Which among the following states leads in the a. Allahabad
Infant Mortality Rate in India?
b. Lucknow
a. Odisha
c. Varanasi
b. Uttar Pradesh
d. Amethi
c. Madhya Pradesh
Answer-a
d. Assam
83. Question
Answer-b
In which of the following years did the present
81. Question name of Uttar Pradesh come into existence?
The National Food Security Mission (NFSM)
a. 1937
aims to enhance the production of
b. 1952
1. rice
c. 1956
2. wheat
d. 1957
3. fruits
Answer-c
4. vegetables
84. Question
5. pulses
In order to protect the wild life how many wild
6. coarse cereals life sanctuaries have been established in Uttar
Select the correct Answerwer using the codes Pradesh?
given below. a. 9
a. 1, 2, 3 and 4 only b. 11
b. 1 ,2 and 5 only c. 13
c. 1 ,2, 5 and 6 only d. 15
d. 1, 2 ,3 and 5 only
Answer-b

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85. Question Which committee was set up to review of deep-
sea fishing Policy and Guidelines?
In which of the following places is wood carving
done in the State? a. Meenakumari committee

a. Bareilly b. Santhosh Anand committee

b .Saharanpur c. Krishna Mohan committee

c. Lucknow d. Kirthi Parekh committee

d. Agra Answer-a

Answer-b 89. Question

86. Question Which continent has the lowest average total


fertility rate?
At which of the following places is ‘Lathamar
Holi’ organised every year during the Holi in the a. Africa
State?
b. Asia
a. Vrindanam
c. Europe
b. Barsana
d. Australia
c. Mathura
Answer-c
d. Gokul
90. Question
Answer-b
Recently, India and which country agreed to
87. Question conserve the “Spectacled Langur”?

With respect to the recently launched “Pradhan a. Nepal


Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY)”, which of the
following is not the part of the Scheme: b. Bangladesh

a. Shishu c. Myanmar

b. Tarun d. China

c. Kishore Answer-b

d. Navjaat 91. Question

What is the name of Indian Navy’s proposed


Answer-d
new base near Porbandar in Gujarat?
88. Question
a. INS Mahatma Gandhi
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b. INS Subhash Chandra Bose d. Run of Kutchha and Patna

c. INS Sardar Vallabhai Patel Answer-a

d. INS Bhaghat Singh 95. Question

Answer-c On which date, International Dance Day is


observed?
92. Question
a. January-10
Who has become the first India-born woman to
be appointed as Judge in the New York City? b. March-29

a. Chaitra Baligar c. April-29

b. Amrutha Pandey d. May-29

c. Raja Rajeswari Answer-c

d. Sandhya Malik 96. Question

Answer-c The Tendulkar committee has estimated that in


India the percentage of population below
93. Question poverty line is:
Which country has emerged as champions at
a. 21.2
President’s Cup Boxing Tournament?
b. 35.3
a. India
c. 37.1
b. Mongolia
d. 37.2
c. Indonesia
Answer-d
d. Japan
97. Question
Answer-a
The slogan of ‘poverty abolition’ was given in
94. Question which five year plan?
As per data, which are the two Indian cities at a. Fifth FYP
highest risk of being devastated by an
earthquake? b. Third FYP

a. Guwahati and Srinagar c. Fourth FYP

b. Jamnagar and Guwahati d. Fifth FYP

c. Himachal and Delhi Answer-d


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98. Question b. Britain

Bharat Kala Bhawan Museum is situated in: c. Germany

a. Agra d. USA

b. Lucknow Answer-a

c. Kanpur 100. Question

d. Varanasi ‘Fraudulently’ has been defined as doing


anything with intent to defraud:
Answer-d
a. IPC Section 23
99. Question
b. IPC Section 24
With which of the following country’s
collaboration will ‘Tehri Dam Project’ be c. IPC Section 25
completed in the State?
d. IPC Section 26
a. Soviet Russia
Answer-b

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