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1) ‘Threat of global warming’ is increasing due to increasing concentration of: (A) Ozone (B) Nitrous oxide (C) Sulphur dioxide (D) Carbon dioxide When a body is taken from the earth to the moon : (A) Its weight increases (B) Its weight decreases (C) Its weight remains unchanged (D) It becomes completely weightless Expansion during heating : (A) Occurs only in solid (B) Increases the weight of the material (C) Decreases the density of the material (D) Occurs at the same rate for all liquids and solids The Finance Commission is primarily concerned with recommending to the President about : (A) The principle governing grants-in-aid to be given to the States (B) Distributing the net proceeds of the taxes between the Centre and the States (C) Neither (A) nor (B) (D) Both (A) and (B) The Parliament can make law for the whole or any part of India for implementing International Treaties : (A) With the consent of all the States (B) With the consent of majority of States (C) With the consent of the State concerned (D) Without the consent of any State Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of : (A) One month (B) One year (C) Seven days (D) Fourteen days The First day session of Indian Constituent Assembly was chaired by : (A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (B) Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru (C) Dr. B.R.Ambedkar (D) Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha Which one of the following is not a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development? (A) Department of Elementary Education and Literacy (B) Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education (C) Department of Technical Education (D) Department of Woman and Child Development Who is known a the first Law Officer of India? (A) Chief Justice of India (B) Law Minister of India (C) Solicitor General of India (D) Law Secretary The Comptroller and Auditor General is appointed by the President. He can be removed : (A) By the President (B) On an address from both Houses of Parliament

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(C) By the Supreme Court (D) On the recommendation of the President by the Supreme Court Q.11) Nathu La Pass is situated in which state? (A) Arunachal Pradesh (B) Assam (C) Meghalaya (D) Sikkim Who will decide the Office of Profit? (A) President and Governor (B) Union Parliament (C) Supreme Court (D) Union Public Service Commission To be officially recognized by the Speaker of Lok Sabha as an Opposition Group, a party or Coalition of Parties must have at least : (A) 50 members (B) 60 members 1 (C) 80 members (D) of total members of the Lok Sabha 3

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Which of the following is not included in the Directive Principles of State Policy? (A) Prohibition of liquor (B) Right to work (C) Equal wage for equal work (D) Right to information Right to Education to all children between the age of 6 to 14 years is : (A) Included in the Directive Principles of State Policy (B) A Fundamental Right (C) A Statutory Right (D) None of the above How many times has Financial Emergency been declared in India so far? (A) 5 times (B) 4 times (C) Once (D) Never The annual growth rate of the Indian Economy at 1999-2000 prices during 2005-2006 has been estimated between : (A) 8 to 9 per cent (B) 7 to 8 per cent (C) 6 to 7 per cent (D) 5 to 6 per cent Which one of the following motions can the Council of Ministers in India move? (A) No Confidence Motion (B) Censure Motion (C) Adjournment Motion (D) Confidence Motion Which one of the following on the Consolidated Fund of India? (A) Salary and allowances of the President of India. (B) Salary and allowances of the Vice President of India. (C) Salary and allowances of the Justices of the Supreme Court of India. (D) Salary and allowances of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Which one of the following is the time limit for the ratification of an emergency period by the Parliament? (A) 14 days (B) 1 month

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Given below are two statements : Assertion (A) : Powers for conducting elections to the Parliament and State Legislatures in a free and fair manner have been given to an independent body i.e. the Election Commission. Reason (R) : Powers of removal of Election Commissioners is with the executive. In the context of above, which one of the following is correct? Codes : (A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. (B) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A. (C) A is true but R is false. (D) A is false but R is true.

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Which one of the following is not an objective of fiscal policy of Indian Government? (A) Full employment (B) Price stability (C) Regulation of inter-State trade (D) Equitable distribution of wealth and income. Hindu Rate of growth refers to the rate of growth of : (A) GDP (B) Population (C) Foodgrains (D) Per capita income As per recommendations of the Twelfth Finance Commission, percentage share of States of the shareable central taxes is? (A) 28.5 (B) 29.5 (C) 30.5 (D) 32.4 In India, national income is estimated by : (A) Planning Commission (B) Central Statistical Organization (C) Indian Statistical Institute (D) National Sample Survey Organization
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Choose the one which is not included amongst them from the following : (A) Bharat Sanchar Nigam (B) Indian Telephone Industries (C) Hindustan Latex (D) Rashtriya Ispat Consider according to Buddhism : Assertion (A) : There is no rebirth.2) Q. K.7) Six more Public Sector Undertakings have been accorded status of miniratna by Government of India (September 2006).3) Q. (D) A is false but R is true. Reason (R) : There is no soul. Reason (R) : It happens only when there is lack of professional education. (C) A is true but R is false.6) Q.4) Q.5) Q.1) Bharat Nirman Scheme of the UPA Government does not include : (A) Rural Water Supply Project (B) Irrigation Benefit Programme (C) Rural Electrification (D) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Which one of the following committee recommended the abolition of reservation of items for the small scale sector in industry? (A) Abid Hussain Committee (B) Narasimhan Committee (C) Nayak Committee (D) Rakesh Mohan Committee In the last one decade which one among the following sectors has attracted the highest Foreign Direct Investment inflows into India? (A) Chemicals other than fertilizers (B) Services sector (C) Food Processing (D) Telecommunication Who formulates the monetary policy in India? (A) SEBI (B) RBI (C) Finance Ministry (D) Planning Commission The population of Uttar Pradesh has been rapidly growing during the last two decades because of : (A) Increased literacy rate (B) Improvement in health and control of diseases (C) Improved agriculture (D) Rapid urbanization Consider the following statements and select the correct answer using the code given below : Assertion (A) : Educated unemployment increases with high rate of economic growth. Q. (B) Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A. Now select your answer from the following code : Codes : Q.G. Codes : (A) Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.8) . Q.

Now select your answer from the following code : Codes : (A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.16) . (C) A is true but R is false. b. Sringeri (D) Puri.(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. c. Kanchi (C) Joshimath. Dwarka. Prayag. c. Q. Varanasi Who was the founder of ‘Servants of India Society’? (A) Madan Mohan Malviya Q. d. d. Prayab (B) Dwarka. These mathas are situated at : (A) Sringeri. Reason (R) : His attitude was scientific. (c) There is a path leading to the cessation of suffering. Dwarka. Joshimath. d. Puri. d (D) a. (B) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.12) Q. b (C) a.11) Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya was the disciple of : (A) Sheikh Alauddin Sabir (B) Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti (C) Baba Farid (D) Sheikh Ahmad Sirhindi Which one of the following was favoured by Nehru but not favoured by Gandhiji? (A) Truth (B) Non-violence (C) Untouchability (D) Heavy industrialisation Consider : Assertion (A) : Nehru had no regard for the Upanishads.14) Ashtadhayi was written by : (A) Vedavyas (B) Panini (C) Shukadeva (D) Balmiki Adi Shankaracharya established four mathas.9) Which one of the following propounded that destiny determines everything. Joshimath. (D) A is false but R is true. Dwarka. Sringeri. man is powerless? (A) Jainas (B) Buddhists (C) Ajivakas (D) Mimansakas Lord Buddha preached the following four noble truths. Put them in correct order using the code given below : (a) There is suffering. Codes : (A) a. Q. (b) There is cessation of suffering. c (B) a. (C) A is true but R is false. (D) A is false but R is true. b.15) Q. b. (B) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A. (d) There is cause of suffering. c Q.13) Q.10) Q.

Thumri Codes : (a) (b) (c) (d) (A) 4 3 2 1 Q. Q.18) Q.R. Ghazal (c) Sidheshwari Devi 3. Kathak (d) Talat Mehmood 4.23) Q.Jinnah (C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (D) Muhammad Iqbal Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I List-II (a) Lachchu Maharaj 1.25) . Dhrupad (b) Fayyaz Khan 2. (D) A is false but R is true.24) Q. Select the correct answer using the code given below : Codes : (A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. (C) A is true but R is false.20) Q.(B) Sarojini Naidu (C) Justice Ranade (D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale Q. (B) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A. B.17) The third Sangam was held at : (A) Arrikkamedu (B) Ernakulam (C) Madurai (D) Tuticorin Who among the following was the founder of the ‘Satya Shodhak Samaj’? (A) Dr.21) By which name was Chanakya known in his childhood? (A) Ajaya (B) Chanakya (C) Vishnugupta (D) Deogupta Rock cut architecture in Harapan culture context has been found at : (A) Kalibangan (B) Dhaulabira (C) Kotdiji (D) Amri Where was the first Madarsa set up by the British in India? (A) Madras (B) Bombay (C) Aligarh (D) Calcutta Who among the following Pakistani National was awarded the ‘Bharat Ratna’ by the Indian Government? (A) Liaqat Ali Khan (B) M.19) Q.A.Ambedkar (B) Jyotiba Phule (C) Narayan Guru (D) Ramaswamy Naicker Cotton for textile was first cultivated in : (A) Egypt (B) Mesopotamia (C) Central America (D) India Consider the following statements : Assertion (A) : Muhammad Tughlaq’s scheme of token currency was a failure.22) Q. Reason (R) : Muhammad Tughlaq had no proper control over the issuance of coins.

24. 17. 8. 7. 23. 14. 25. 20. 12. 15. 5. 9. 3. 10. (A) (B) (D) (C) (A) 11. (D) (C) (B) (D) (A) 21. 18. (D) (A) (D) (B) (D) 6. 22. 19. 13. (C) (B) (D) (C) (B) . 2. (C) (D) (D) (B) (C) 16.(B) (C) (D) 3 1 2 1 2 3 4 3 1 2 4 4 ANSWERS 1. 4.

G. (D) All the above. Q. 3 and 4 are correct (D) 1.7) Q. air. biological and cultural elements which are interlinked. 3 and 4 are correct (C) 1.3) Q.6) Q. About 40% of the India’s population is below the poverty line level.2) In the Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh States.4) Q.1) Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the code given below : 1. the joint ‘Rajghat River Valley Project’ is launched on : (A) Ken river (B) Son river (C) Chambal river (D) Betwa river Which state in the country has the largest number of districts? (A) Madhya Pradesh (B) Maharashtra (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Uttar Pradesh Environment refers : (A) As the natural world of land.5) Q. K.m.8) Q.10) . 2 and 4 are correct Q. The cells which have the capacity to divide and differentiate into any type of cells in the body are the focus of research of several serious diseases are : (A) Bud cells (B) Red cells (C) Mesangial cells (D) Stem cells Environmental degradation means : (A) Overall lowering of environmental qualities (B) Adverse changes brought in by human activities (C) Ecological imbalance because of ecological diversity (D) All the above Which one of the following is known as ‘Satellite Town’? (A) Moradabad (B) Hyderabad (C) Ghaziabad (D) Ahmedabad Which of the following rivers have almost the same point of beginning? (A) Brahmaputra and Ganga (B) Tapi and Beas (C) Brahmaputra and Indus (D) Indua and Ganga The local time of a place is 6. plants and animals that exist around it. water. 4.m. (C) The interacting systems of physical. India’s population is characterized by a high growth rate. (B) To the sum total of conditions which surround man at a given point of time.9) Q.00 a. What is the longitude of the place? (A) 450 W (B) 450 E 0 (C) 120 E (D) 1200 W In which State of India is the maximum area irrigated by Tube-wells? (A) Madhya Pradesh (B) Bihar Q. With the current growth rate it is likely to overtake China in the near future. Codes : (A) 1. 2 and 3 are correct (B) 2. 2.00 a. when the Greenwitch Mean Time (GMT) is 3. Out of every six persons of the World one is an Indian. 3.

16) Q.20) (B) 1 and 3 only (D) 2 and 3 only .19) Q. 4. the district with the highest literacy percentage is : (A) Auraiya (B) Ghaziabad (C) Etawah (D) Allahabad A memorandum of understanding for India’s first river linking project has been signed between two states linking two rivers. Literacy percentage in UP as per 2001 census was 60.000 sq kms.12) Q. Geographical area of UP is about 2. The states and the rivers concerned are : List-I List-II (A) Punjab and Rajasthan : Beas and Banas (B) Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh : Ken and Betwa (C) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu : Krishna and Kaveri (D) Uttar Pradesh and Bihar : Gomti and Sharda Consider the following statements about Uttar Pradesh : 1.P. UP has 17 Revenue Divisions.17) Q. Select the correct answer from the code given below : Codes : (A) 1 and 2 only (C) 3 and 4 only Q. Sex ratio in UP as per 2001 census was 933 females per 1000 males.13) Q.14) Q..11) (D) Uttar Pradesh Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? (A) Haldia : Orissa (B) Jamnagar : Maharashtra (C) Numaligarh : Gujarat (D) Panangudi : Tamil Nadu Which one of the following Indian rivers forms as estuary? (A) Godavari (B) Kaveri (C) Tapi (D) Mahanadi Which one of the following areas of India does not come under the zone of high seismic intensity? (A) Uttaranchal (B) Karanatak Plateau (C) Kachch (D) Himachal Pradesh Which of the following Indian island lies between India and Sir Lanka? (A) Elephanta (B) Nicobar (C) Rameshwaram (D) Salsette In which state do the Monsoons arrive first? (A) Assam (B) West Bengal (C) Maharashtra (D) Kerala Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographic area as a scheduled area? (A) Governor (B) Chief Minister (C) Prime Minister (D) President The World’s highest ground based telescopic observatory is located in : (A) Colombia (B) India (C) Nepal (D) Switzerland In U.15) Q.41.18) Q. 2. 3.(C) Rajasthan Q.1.

15. (A) (D) (D) (D) (D) 6. 20. 12. 5.23) Special Economic Zones are being set up in UP at : (A) Agra. (D) (A) (B) (D) (B) . The most populous district is Kanpur Nagar.Q. Lucknow has been found to be most developed. 10. 19. According to a survey conducted by Uttar Pradesh Department recently.000 sages is : (A) Ahichatra (B) Hastinapur (C) Kampilya (D) Naimisharanya The quaintest relic of Chunar Fort is the shrine of : (A) Adi Shankaracharya (B) Bhartruhari (C) Chaitanya (D) Ramananda ANSWERS Q. The largest population of scheduled castes is in district Sitapur. 4. 23. 2.21) Consider the following statements about Uttar Pradesh : 1. (D) (C) (C) (B) (D) 11. 3. 2 and 4 only (B) 2. 7. 22. As per target set for Bharat Nirman Yojna. 3. Noida and Greater Noida The ancient site where the full text of the Mahabarat was delivered orally to a congregation of 60. As per recent study conducted in 20 states by the ‘Centre for Media Studies’. 3 and 4 only (D) All the four Q. 24. corruption in 2005 in India is less than what it was in 2002. Kanpur and Noida (B) Agra. houses to be constructed for the rural poor would not even meet 50% of the shortage of rural houses. Kanpur and Greater Noida (C) Meerut. Kanpur and Noida (D) Moradabad. 14. 8. 4. 18. Moradabad. Literacy percentage as per 2001 census is 56. The density of population is 690 per square km. 9. Kanpur. (D) (C) (B) (C) (D) 16.22) Consider the following statements : 1. 3. 2. 2.24) Q. 13. Select the correct answer from the code given below : Codes : (A) 1 and 2 only (C) 1.3. Select the correct answer from the code given below : Codes : (A) 1 and 2 only (C) 1 and 3 only (B) 2 and 3 only (D) All the three Q. (D) (B) (A) (B) (B) 21.25) 1. 25. 17.

Uttar Pradesh and Haryana (B) Uttar Pradesh.G. Avadhi (c) Malhor 3. They will be recruited from persons receiving unemployment allowance. (D) Oil Refinery : Mathura Foreign Corporations are governed by : (A) Special Act of Parliament (B) Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Haryana and Punjab (C) Uttar Pradesh.400. : 1. Government is striving hard to achieve goal of mass education. Punjab and Haryana (D) Punjab.3) Invisible export means export of : (A) Services (B) Prohibited goods (C) Unrecorded goods (D) Goods through smuggling The gas which emits from rice field is : (A) Ethane (B) Methane (C) Nitrogen (D) All of the above Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I List-II (a) Birha 1. Braji (d) Rasia 4.7) . 2. Haryana and Uttar Pradesh Consider the following statements about U. 2. 2 and 4 are correct (D) 1. 3 and 4 are correct (C) 1. Bhojpuri (b) Kajri 2.5) Q. K.1) Which one of the following sequences is correct in the context of three largest wheat producing states? (A) Punjab.P. 1956 (D) None of the above Q. 2 and 3 are correct Q. 4. Government of India (C) Indian Companies Act.4) Q.6) Q. Of these statements : (A) 1. Q. 2. 3.2) Q. 3 and 4 are correct (B) 1. The Shiksha Mitra in urban areas will receive a monthly honorarium of Rs. It has decided to extend the scheme of Shiksha Mitra to urban areas. Kauravi Codes : (a) (b) (c) (d) (A) 2 1 4 3 (B) 1 2 3 4 (C) 4 2 3 1 (D) 3 1 2 4 Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (A) Diesel Locomotive Works : Varanasi (B) Indian Telephone : Rae Bareilly Industries (C) Bharat : Noida Electronic Ltd.

15) Q. 4.8) As per recent nuclear agreement signed by George W.10) Q. Man Mohan Singh launched the Jawahar Lal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission in December 2005. has been divided into : (A) 11 agro-climatic zones (B) 9 agro-climatic zones (C) 7 agro-climatic zones (D) None of the above Consider the following statements : 1. Bush. the Shipping Company issues : (A) Shipping Order (B) Charter Party (C) Bill of Entry (D) Railway Receipt Ripening hormone is : (A) Gibberellin (C) Ethylene Q.9) Q. 2 and 3 only (B) 1 and 2 only (D) All the four Q. 2.14) Government of India has taken a decision to set up a price stabilization fund for the growers of : (A) Potato and onion (B) Sugarcane growers (C) Coffee and tea (D) Tomato A labour intensive industry is one that : (A) Requires hard manual labour (B) Pays adequate wages to the labour (C) Employs more hands (D) Provides facilities to labour If a complete ship is hired.B. Prime Minister of India. Man Mohan Sing. One lakh crore. Prime Minister Dr.17) (B) Morphactin (D) I. 3. The Mission will have an initial corpus of Rs.P. The Mission aims to provide food for work to the urban poor. Initially only 28 State capitals will benefit from the Mission.A.13) Q.11) Q. . President of USA and Dr.12) Q.Q.16) Q. the number of nuclear reactors which India has agreed to open up for inspection by International Atomic Energy Agency is : (A) 10 (B) 12 (C) 14 (D) 16 The bacteria responsible for fixing nitrogen in Soyabean is : (A) Rhizobium leguminorserum (B) Rhizobium japonicum (C) Rhizobium phaseoli (D) Rhizobium trifolii Crop logging is a method of : (A) Soil fertility evaluation (B) Plant analysis for assessing the requirement of nutrients for crop production (C) Assessing crop damage (D) Testing suitability of fertilizers India’s rank in vegetable production is : (A) First (B) Second (C) Fourth (D) Fifth U. Which of the above statement(S) is/are correct? (A) 1 and 3 only (C) 1.

15.22) Q. 19. 20.23) Q. 14. 16. (C) (D) (A) (B) 5. 7. 2. 6. 18. Brazil and South Africa (D) India and Myanmar Who of the following have received the Nobel Prize 2006 in Medicine? (A) John C. (C) (A) (C) (C) . Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? (A) 1 only (C) Both 1 and 2 (B) 2 only (D) Neither 1 nor 2 ANSWERS Q. Mather and George F. 4.20) Q.Q. 10. 11.24) Q. (B) (B) (B) (B) 13. Mello and Andrew Z.18) We obtain turmeric from which part of the plant? (A) Stem (B) Root (C) Fruit (D) Flower Who among the following has been given ‘World Citizenship Award’ 2006? (A) Kofi Annan (B) Jimmy Carter (C) Bill Clinton (D) Ronald Reagan Who has been recently given ‘Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration’ 2005? (A) Bismillah Khan (B) Jyoti Basu (C) Javed Akhtar (D) Mahesh Bhatt ‘Tshwane Declaration’ was signed by representative of : (A) India and South Africa (B) India and Brazil (C) India. 2005’ : (A) To recommend projects to the Gram Panchayat and prepare list of possible works (B) To receive applications for work and issue a dated receipt (C) To monitor the execution of works within the Gram Panchayat (D) To conduct regular social audits of all the projects taken up within the Gram Panchayat Consider the following statements about the ‘Right to Information Act. 8. Snoot (B) Craig C.25) 1. The Summit was attended by 16 countries from the East Asian region including India. (B) (C) (C) (A) 9.21) Q. (B) (C) (C) (B) 17. The First ever East Asia Summit was held in Singapore in December 2005. 3. 12. 2005’ and select one which is not provided for or specially exempted : (A) It is not applicable in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (B) An applicant making request for information will have to give reasons for seeking information (C) Removal of Chief Information Commissioner (D) Every Information Commissioner shall hold office for a term of 5 years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier Consider the following statements : 1.19) Q. 2. Fire (C) Steven Boone and Curtis Cooper (D) Roger Kornberg Select the one which is not the responsibility of Gram Sabha under the ‘Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

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3) Consider the following statements : 1.J. The Federation has decided in favour of India as the host for 2009 World Badminton Championship. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? (A) 1 only (C) Both 1 and 2 Q. one of them happens to be country visited by any President of India for the first time. Abdul Kalam visited some countries.) in January 2006.8) Q. The International Badminton Federation is located in Kualalumpur. Q. 2.P. Which is he? (A) Sunil Gavaskar (C) Rahul Dravid (B) Sachin Tendulkar (D) Saurav Ganguly Q.6) Q. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? (A) 1 only (C) Both 1 and 2 (B) 2 only (D) Neither 1 nor 2 Q.9) . The 93rd Indian Science Congress was held at Hyderabad (A. M.Swaminathan was the recipient of the India Science Award 2004 at the Congress.7) Q. He has made five Test double hundreds. K.S.G.1) Consider the following statements : 1.P.2) (B) 2 only (D) Neither 1 nor 2 Consider the following statements about one of India’s leading batsman : 1. He has made four successive centuries. 2.5) Q. Which one of these is that country? (A) Mauritius (B) South Africa (C) Myanmar (D) None of these Chlorophull is normally found in: (1) Green leaves (2) Tree bark (3) Kidney (4) Blood The first woman IPS officer: (1) Kanchan Bhattacharya (2) Priti Jain (3) Suman Bhardwaj (4) Kiran Bedi Through which State run the ‘Aravalli’ mountains? (1) Maharashtra (2) Madhya Pradesh (3) Uttar Pradesh (4) Rajasthan The captain of the victorious Italian team in the FIFA World Cup 2006 was: Q. He is credited with most catches by an Indian player.4) Which South American Country has elected a Leftist Leader as its President for the first time in the 180 year old history of South America? (A) Venezuela (B) Argentina (C) Uruguay (D) Bolivia President A. Dr. 4. 3. He has scored now more than 8000 runs in Test Matches. 2.

3 seconds (2) 4. Jharia.11) Q. Kollar. Indra b. Kudremukh. gold. Jharia (2) Jharia.3 minutes (3) 43 minutes (4) 4.16) Q.18) Q.17) Q. Kudremukh. Khetri (4) Khetri.19) Q. Kollar.12) Q.(1) Marco Materazzi (3) Gianluigi Buffon Q.14) Q. Prajapati d. Vishnu c. Kollar.3 years Usual Status (US) unemployment is calculated with reference to a period of: (1) one year (2) indefinite (3) one month (4) one week An iron hammer.20) A solution with pH=2 is more acidic than a solution of pH=6 by a factor of: (1) 4 (2) 12 (3) 400 (4) 1000 . lying in the sum appears much hotter than its wooden handle because: (1) iron is at a higher temperature (2) iron is darker than wood (3) iron absorbs more heat (4) iron is a good conductor of heat It is not advisable of sleep under a tree at night because trees release: (1) carbon dioxide (2) oxygen (3) carbon monoxide (4) sulphur dioxide In the later vedic pantheon. Jharia What is washing power? (1) Sodium chloride (2) Hydrated sodium carbonate (3) Sodium dicarbonate (4) Calcium carbonate The need for effective corporate governance and independent regulatory authorities was highlighted by the scam involving which of the following multinational corporation/s? (1) Enron (2) World Com (3) Xerox (4) All of the above ‘Carbon dioxide cycle’ implies that: (1) carbon dioxide moves in the air in a cycle (2) the carbon dioxide structure is cyclic (3) carbon dioxide consumes oxygen (4) oxygen is changed into carbon dioxide by respiration of human beings and then to oxygen and carbon by green plants Light from the nearest star reaches the earth in (1) 4. Rudra (1) cdba (3) bcda (2) cbda (4) bacd Q.10) (2) Fabio Cannavaro (4) Salvatore Schillaci While sowing seeds the fertilizer commonly used contains: (1) Nitrates (2) Potash (3) Phosphorus (4) Calcium Where are copper.15) Q. iron and coal respectively found in India? (1) Kollar. Khetri (3) Kudremukh. Khetri.13) Q. Kudremukh. what was the order of gods in accordance with their importance? a.

24. used in photography.Q. 7. 17. 13.25) 1. 15. (4) (2) (4) (4) (4) 16. 4.23) Q.21) Australasia or Oceania comprises of: a. (4) (4) (2) (3) (4) . 19. 10. d and e Q. 22. Tasmania (1) a. (B) (C) (A) (D) (C) 6. 14. c. 2. Pacific Islands e. 5. b and e (4) a. b and d (3) a. New Zealand c. (1) (4) (4) (2) (1) 11.22) The smallest possible unit of a chemical compound is: (1) atom (2) electron (3) proton (4) molecule Hypo. b. b. 3. 20. New Guinea d.24) Q. 9. is chemically: (1) silver bromide (2) sodium thiosulphate (3) sodium phosphate (4) silver nitrate Emeralds are made up of: (1) carbon (2) calcium (3) beryllium (4) iron Anaemia occurs due to the lack of: (1) iodine (2) calcium (3) potassium (4) iron ANSWERS Q. 12. 18. 25. (1) (4) (1) (1) (4) 21. Australia b. 8. 23. c and d (2) a.

3) Q. PC Joshi 3. a 2 2 2 2 b 4 3 1 4 c 1 4 3 3 d 3 1 4 1 Q. d. Q. on being heated.9) The gas used for artificial ripening of green fruit is: (1) ethylene (2) ethane (3) carbon dioxide (4) acetylene In human systems.5) Q.8) List II Communist Party of India Indian Republican Army Radical President of Congress All India Trade Union Federation (1) (2) (3) (4) Q. SC Bose 4. NM Joshi 2. K. The National Chemical Laboratory is situated in: (1) New Delhi (2) Bangalore (3) Pune (4) Chennai The most commonly used metal in the pure form or as an alloy in domestic appliances is: (1) aluminum (2) iron (3) copper (4) zinc The process in which solid substance. c. (3) It is available only on monthly basis. (4) It is available only at constant prices. (4) None of these.6) Q. Surya Sen 1.7) Q.2) Q.1) Which of the following metals was not known to the Indus people? (1) tin (2) copper (3) iron (4) lead Which one of the following emergencies can be declared by the President on his own? (1) emergency due to external aggression or internal disturbances (2) emergency due to failure of the constitutional machinery in a state. b. (2) It is not available for individual commodities.4) Q. vitamins cannot: (1) help in digestion (2) help in metabolizing drugs Q.10) . (3) emergency due to threat to the financial stability or credit of India. changes directly into the gaseous form known as: (1) dissociation (2) dissolution (3) sublimation (4) evaporation Match the following: List I a.G. Which of the following is not an objective of the Monetary Policy of RBI? (1) Boost economic development (2) Direct credit in desirable direction (3) Control inflationary pressure (4) Ensure social justice One of the disadvantages of the Wholesale Price Index in India is that: (1) It does not cover the services sector.

(4) accelerating downward.16) (1) (2) (3) (4) Q. Linlithgow 4.20) . Lepcha 1. Simla Conference d.15) Q. Reading 2. (2) moving down with a constant velocity.17) The most literate union territory in India is: (1) Delhi (2) Puducherry (3) Chandigarh (4) Lakshadweep The bacteria responsible for ‘nitrogen fixation’ is found in the roots of: (1) grass (2) citrus plants (3) leguminous plants (4) neem tree A chemical reaction that takes place with the evolution of heat is called a/an: (1) reversible reaction (2) endothermic reaction (3) thermal reaction (4) exothermic reaction Match Lists I and II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List I (People) List II (State) a.19) Q. Communal Award a 3 4 3 1 b 2 1 4 2 c 4 3 2 4 d 1 2 1 3 Q. which is: (1) moving up with a constant velocity.13) Q. Wavell 1.(3) help in growth Q. Uttaranchal Q.12) Q. (3) accelerating upward. With what is ‘blue revolution’ associated? (1) agriculture (2) iron and steel industry (3) irrigation (4) fishing The excavation in the Indus Valley have pushed the antiquity of Indian History to: (1) 5000 BC (2) 4000 BC (3) 2500 BC (4) 1000 BC What distinguishes economic growth from economic development is that the latter implies: (1) an increase in per capita income (2) changes in institutions and attitudes (3) concern for ecology and environment (4) All of the above. First demand for Pakistan b. What of the following figures has the longest perimeter? (1) a square of side 10 cms (2) a rectangle of sides 12 cms and 9 cms (3) a circle of radius 7 cms (4) a rhombus of side 9 cms Match the following Viceroys with the event and occurred during their respective tenures: List I List II a.14) Q. The Moplah Revolt c.18) Q.11) (4) supply energy A person weighs more in a life. Willington 3.

22) Q. d. 19.21) Antarctic Treaty was signed in: (1) 1960 (2) 1954 (3) 1958 (4) 1959 The concept of Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in population means: (1) the average number of children born to a women during her lifetime. (d) Standard of living is measured by GDP per capita (US $ PPP). 15. (2) the average number of children born to an adult male during his lifetime (3) the average number of children born in family (4) the average rate of growth of population Consider the following statements: (a) Human Development Report is an authoritative annul publication brought out by the World Bank. 23.25) 1. Which of the above statements is not correct? (1) (a) (2) (b) (3) (c) (4) (d) Q. c. (3) (4) (4) (1) (2) 6. (3) (4) (3) (2) (3) 16. 14. 9. Sikkim Chattisgarh Kerala (1) (2) (3) (4) Q. 4. Maria Urali Khasa a 2 3 2 3 b 3 4 3 2 c 1 2 4 4 d 4 1 1 1 2. 17. 20. (b) It measures longevity by life expectancy at birth. 12.23) Q. 24.b. 5. 25. (c) Knowledge is measured by adult literacy rate. (1) (4) (3) (4) (3) 21. (4) (1) (1) (2) (1) . 3. 22.24) The most abundant source of iron is: (1) milk (2) green vegetables (3) eggs (4) beans The latitude and longitude of the two cities A and B are as follows: A B Latitude 120N 210N Longitude 800-30’E 90-30’W When the clock in city A shows 0800 hours UTC. what will be the time (UTC) in city B? (1) 0200 (2) 0230 (3) 0100 (4) 0238 ANSWERS Q. 3. (1) (3) (1) (4) (4) 11. 18. 8. 10. 4. 7. 2. 13.

G.4) Q. Q.5 kmph The best fertilizer for plants is: (1) compost (2) ammonium sulphate (3) super phosphate of lime (4) urea What is the chief function of the UPSC? (1) to conduct examinations for appointment to All India and Central Services.2) Q.8) Q. K. the most abundant element is: (1) carbon (2) calcium (3) nitrogen (4) oxygen The pH of human blood is around: Q.7) Q.5 per cent We always see the same face of the moon because: (1) it is smaller than the earth.10) Q.3) Q. From Q to P he covers it at six kmph.5 kmph (4) 3. (4) All of the above When the New Economic Policy was adopted in India in 1991 July the growth in real GDP was: (1) Negative (2) 0. What is the average speed per hour? (1) 4 kmph (2) 5 kmph (3) 4.5 per cent (3) 1 per cent (4) 3. (2) it revolves on its axis in a direction opposite to that of the earth. (2) to advise the President regarding claims of civil servants for costs incurred in the course of execution of duties.9) Q.5) Q. (3) it takes equal time for both revolution around the earth and rotation on its own axis.11) . When an electric bulb breaks. (3) to remove the Vice-President (4) all the above powers A person covers the distance from P to Q at the speed of three kmph. (4) it rotates at the same speed as the earth around the sun.1) India’s per capita net availability of food grains per day is: (1) 454 gms (2) 285 gms (3) 621 gms (4) 438 gms Which of the following powers is exclusively vested in the Rajya Sabha? (1) to initiate impeachment proceedings against the President (2) to recommend the creation of new All India Services. (3) to advise the President regarding disciplinary action against a civil servant.6) Q. there is a mild bang due to: (1) the chemical reaction between the enclosed gases (2) the composed gases rushing out suddenly (3) the air rushing in to fill the evacuated space (4) some other reason Tetraethyl Lead (TEL) is added to petrol to: (1) prevent freezing (2) increase boiling point (3) increase flash point (4) increase anti-knocking rating In the human body.

19) Q.15) Q.17) Q. The Supreme Court has been created under the Constitution of India. c. but it can meet elsewhere if the Chief Justice of India so decides in consultation with the President of India. The Supreme Court at present comprises of a Chief Justice and 25 ordinary judges. In many places.16) Q.13) Q.20) Q. b.12) (2) 7.18) Q. the filament does not burn because: (1) the metal of which it is made up of resistant burning (2) the oxygen necessary for combustion (burning) is not available as the bulb is evacuated and filled with pure nitrogen or inert gas.5 (4) 6 In which case did the Supreme Court hold that the Preamble was not a part of the Constitution? (1) Berubari case (2) Golak Nath case (3) Keshavananda Bharati case (4) None of these Though the temperature inside lighted electric bulb is around 27000C. Hard water does not lather well with soap because: (1) it contains carbonates of calcium and magnesium (2) it is highly coloured (3) it contains suspended impurities (4) it contains sodium chloride Camphor can easily be purified by the process of: (1) sublimation (2) distillation (3) crystallisation (4) sedimentation The Civil Disobedience movement caught the imagination of the people in the States.14) Q. (3) it cannot burn in closed systems (4) it is made of non-metallic substance. significant popular movements came into being. The Supreme Court has its permanent seat at Near Delhi.21) . Q. Point out where it did not? (1) Rajkot (2) Hyderabad (3) Travancore (4) Rampur An electrical appliance is earthed to: (1) protect the appliance against any damage (2) prevent shocks (3) reduce consumption (4) avoid short-circuiting The NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty) came into force in: (1) 1968 (2) 1972 (3) 1970 (4) 1974 Allugel tablets used to reduce acidity contain: (1) sodium carbonate (2) sodium hydroxide (3) ammonia (4) aluminium hydroxide Lowest percentage of carbon is in: (1) cast iron (2) steel (3) wrought iron (4) pig iron Consider the following statements with regard to the Supreme Court of India: a.(1) 3 (3) 12 Q.

c and d are correct (4) a. 5. c and d are correct Q. 12. (2) (1) (2) (1) (1) 16.d. For respiration deep sea divers use mixture of (1) Oxygen and carbon dioxide (2) Hydrogen and oxygen (3) Oxygen and nitrogen (4) Oxygen and helium The compound used as an anti malarial drugs is: (1) Aspirin (2) Chloroquine (3) Penicillin (4) Hydroquine ANSWERS Q. This would mean that: (1) Inflation will be more than the price of food grains. 9. (2) There will be an increase in the availability of food grains.24) Q. 3. 17. The Original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court extends over disputes between India and Foreign Countries. 2. (4) (2) (1) (4) (4) 6. 13. the rate of increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of food grains has been more than that of the rate of inflation. (3) Increase in the price of food grains will be more than proportionate to the rate of inflation (4) There will be a reduction in the open market price of food grains. 14. 15. b and d are correct (2) a.22) The most malleable metal is: (1) platinum (2) silver (3) iron (4) gold According to the Reserve Bank of India Credit and Monetary Policy.25) 1. 4. (3) (3) (3) (4) (4) 11. 24. 25. 22. (2) (4) (3) (3) (2) . (4) (2) (3) (4) (3) 21. 8. 19. 20. Of these statements: (1) a. b and c are correct (3) b. 23.23) Q. 7. 18. 10.

(b) Arthrology (d) Splanchnology 11.Fleming (d) Lee De Forest The science dealing with the study of teeth is (a) Odontology (b) Ornithology (c) Phenology (d) Cosmology When formaldehyde and potassium hydroxide are heated. (c) Merchants should sell all commodities in the open. 4. 13. we get (a) Acetylene (b) Methyl alcohol (c) Methane (d) Ethyl formate The enzyme in whose presence glucose and fructose are converted into alcohol is (a) Diastase (b) Maitase (c) Invertase (d) Zymase Which of the following acids is manufactured using sawdust? (a) Oxalic acid (b) Citric acid (c) Acetic acid (d) Butyric acid The study of visceral organs is (a) Angiology (c) Anthrology 6. 9. 12. . A substance which readily forms colloidal solution in contact with water is called (a) Extrinsic colloid (b) Associated colloid (c) Hydrophobic colloid (d) Hydrophilic colloid An astronaut in outer space will observe sky as (a) white (b) black (c) blue (d) red Which one of the following lenses should be used to correct the defect of astigmatism? (a) Cylindrical lens (b) Concave lens (c) Convex lens (d) Bifocal lens Electron was discovered by (a) Ernest Rutherford (c) Joseph Thomson 2. 3. The first thermionic value was invented by (a) Thomas Edison (b) Richardson (c) J. (b) Max Planck (d) Albert Einstein 5. Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad Pillar inscription? (a) Chandra Gupta Maurya (b) Samundra Gupta (c) Vikramaditya (d) Skand Gupta Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was equated with (a) Mazzini (b) Cavour (c) Garibaldi (d) Biamarck Which of the following was not ordered by Alauddin Khalji to control black-marketing and hoarding? (a) Land revenue should be collected in kind. 8. (b) Cultivators should sell the harvested crops on the field only.GENERAL AWARENESS TEST PAPER 10 1.A. 7. 10.

26. For which community were seats reserved by teh Morley-Minto reforms? (a) Jews (b) Muslims (c) Christians (d) Sikhs The tenth plan aims to reduce the poverty ratio by 2007 to (a) 10% (b) 30% (c) 20% (d) 5% What does ECS in banking transactions stand for? (a) Excess Credit Supervisor (b) Extra Cash Status (c) Exchange Clearing Standard (d) Electronic Clearing Service Which of the following statements is correct? (a) Lava and magma both have gas (b) Neither the lave nor the magma has gas (c) Magma has gas while lava has no gas (d) Lava has gas while magma has no gas Which one of the following is the example of sedimentary rocks? (a) Loess (b) Basalt (c) Granite (d) Gabbro Mica is found in which one of the following pairs of rocks? (a) State-Sandstone (b) Schist-Gneiss (c) Limestone-Sandstone (d) Shale-Limestone The Mohorovicic (Moho) Discontinuity separates (a) Outer core and Mantle (b) Inner and Outer core (c) Sima and Nife (d) Crust and Mantle 21. 19. The medical term used for the sleeplessness is (a) Somnambulism (b) Insomnia (c) Hallucination (d) Nyctinuria The causative agent of Tuberculosis is (a) Mycobacterium (b) Aspergillus (c) Rhabdovirus (d) HIV The enzyme that is present in the saliva of man is (a) Pepsin (b) Renin (c) Amylase (d) Trypsin Blood cancer is otherwise called as (a) Anaemia (c) Leucopenia 17. 24. 18. 25. (b) Polycythemia (d) Leukaemia 20. . (b) Ornithology (d) Palaeontology 16. 23.(d) More privileges should be given to Khuts and Muqaddams. 14. The branch of biology dealing with the study of cells is known as (a) Cytology (b) Histology (c) Psychology (d) Physiology The study of extinct animals is called (a) Herpetology (c) Geology 15. 22.

The legal interpretation of equality is chiefly influenced by equality before law and equal protection of law II. 37. 34. Cartels is a form of (a) Collusive oligopoly (c) Monopoly (b) Non-collusive oligopoly (d) Monopolistic competition 28. 31. Equality before law means rule of law (a) I is correct but II is incorrect (c) Both are correct (b) II is correct but I is incorrect (d) Both are incorrect 29. 32. 36. 35. “The national income consists of a collection of goods and services reduced to common basis by being measured in terms of money. 30.27. 33. A writ issued by the Supreme Court compelling a quasi-judicial/public authority to perform its mandatory duty is .” – Who says this? (a) Samuelson (b) Kuznets (c) Hicks (d) Pigou According to India’s Report of 2001 percentage of population living in rural areas is (a) 70 (b) 72 (c) 74 (d) 80 Capital : Output Ratio of a measures (a) its per unit cost of production (b) the amount of capital invested per unit of output (c) the ratio of capital depreciation to quantity of output (d) the ratio of working capital employed to quantity of output The writs for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights are issued by (a) The Parliament (b) The President (c) The Supreme Court (d) The Election Commission Whcih of the following is a feature to both the Indian Federation and the American Federation? (a) A single citizenship (b) Dual judiciary (c) Three Lists in the Constitution (d) A Federal Supreme Court to interpret the Constitution Which one of the following items is not included in the current account of india’s Balance of Payments? (a) Short-term commercial borrowings (b) Non-monetary gold movements (c) Investment income (d) Transfer payments Engel’s Law states the relationship between (a) quantity demanded and price of a commodity (b) quantity demanded and price of substitutes (c) quantity demanded and tastes of the consumers (d) quantity demanded and income of the consumers Which of the following is not a tool of legislative control over administration in India? (a) Dissolution of House (b) Resolutions (c) Questions (d) No Confidence Motion Evaluate the following statements: I.

Lawn Tennis 1 III I II IV 2 IV III I II 3 I II IV III 4 II IV III I II. Bala Murlikrishnan I. (b) Walking Loop Line (d) Wireless in Local Loop 43. ISRO is abbreviation for (a) Indian Scientific Research Organization (b) International Space Research Organization (c) International Sales Research Organization. (a) (b) (c) (d) 46. Find the odd one? (a) J. (b) Mandamus (d) Prohibition In Gandhian Socialism (a) State is required (b) State is not required (c) State is sometimes required and sometimes not required (d) State is neither required nor not required With which of the following books is Hobbes associated? (a) Lectures on Jurisprudence (b) Social Contract (c) Republic (d) Leviathan In which year were the Indian states reorganized on the linguistic basis? (a) 1947 (b) 1951 (c) 1956 (d) 1966 The book Truth. Who received the Wisden Award for the ‘Indian Cricketer of the 20th Century’? (a) Sachin Tendulkar (b) Kapil Dev (c) Sunil Gavaskar (d) Anil Kumble The Ad Line ‘Connecting People’ is linked with (a) Sony Ericsson (b) Nokia (c) Motorola (d) Airtel Match teh personlities mentioned below with the activity they are associated with: 1.(a) Quo warranto (c) Certiorari 38.Hicks (c) Friedrich August von Hayek (b) Richard Stone (d) Amartya Sen 47. Music IV. 42. Banking 44. 41. Chanda Kochar 3. 45. Chaudhuri WLL stands for (a) Walking Land Line (c) Wireless Land Line 39. Love and A Little Malice’ is written by (a) Tarun Tejpal (b) Vikram Seth (c) Khushwant Singh (d) Nirad C.R. 40. Birju Maharaj 4. Kathak Dancing III. (d) Indian Space Research Organization . Rod Laver 2.

(c) Which turn into insulators at very low temperature. 22. 24. 45. 9. Which among the following countries would host the 2006 Olympic Games? (a) India (b) South Korea (c) Greece (d) China Superconductors are those elements (a) Whose conductivity is intermediate between metals and insulators. JD(U) 4.48. 42. 37. 39. 30. 13. 17. 49. ANSWERS 1. (c) (d) (a) (d) (a) (c) (b) (b) (a) (c) 41. 18. 25. (b) (d) (d) (a) (d) (b) (a) (c) (d) (b) 21. 38. Sharad Pawar a. (b) Whose resistance falls almost to zero at very low temperatures. 5. 7. 23.Bardhan d. CPI 2. 40. 28. BSP 3. 3. 6. 26. 34. 27. 16. A. 14. (c) (d) (b) (a) (b) (d) (c) (b) (b) (b) 31. 12. NCP 1 III IV IV II 2 IV III III I 3 II II I III 4 I I II IV (a) (b) (c) (d) 49. 33. (c) (d) (b) (b) (a) (c) (d) (b) (d) (b) . 43. (d) Which conduct electricity only at super-high temperatures. (d) (b) (a) (c) (c) (a) (d) (d) (a) (a) 11.B. 2. Match the following political leaders of India with their respective political parties: 1. 35. 19. 36. 4. 10. 32. Sharad Yadav b. 8. 46. 20. 47. 50. Mayawati c. 50. 15. 48. 44. 29.

the first train was out from Lhasa Railway station. 2006 was filled with : (A) Liquid hydrogen only (B) Liquid oxygen only (C) Mixture of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen (D) Mixture of liquid hydrogen.10) .7) The weight of any body is : (A) Same at every place on earth’s surface (B) Maximum at poles (C) More on equator (D) More on mountains than in plains On July 3.4) Q. many passengers reached out for which of the following to ward off altitude sickness? (A) Mineral water bottle (B) Pollution filter mask (C) Oxygen mask (D) Cold drink bottle The most toxic metal pollutant of automobile exhaust is : (A) Copper (B) Lead (C) Cadmium (D) Mercury Who is known as “Father of White Revolution” in India? Q.G. K.9) Q.8) Q.2) Q. Q.5) Q. (D) A is wrong but R is correct. Reason (R) : The period of rotation of the moon on its axis is equal to the period of its revolution round the earth. (B) Both A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A. Code: (A) Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A. which one of the following is the largest in amount? (A) Plan Expenditure (B) Non-Plan Expenditure (C) Revenue Expenditure (D) Capital Expenditure The important metal used with iron to produce stainless steel is : (A) Carbon (B) Tin (C) Chromium (D) Aluminium What is the source of electrical energy in an artificial satellite? (A) Solar cells (B) Mini nuclear reactor (C) Dynamo (D) Thermopile The age of the tree can be determined from the : (A) Counting of leaves on the tree (B) Counting the number of rings on its stem (C) Counting the branches on the tree (D) Measurement of its height The fuel tanks of the spacecraft ‘Discovery’ that was launched into space on July 4.1) In the Union Budgets is India.6) Q. 2006. liquid oxygen and liquid helium Consider the following statements and give the answer with the help of codes given below : Assertion (A) : Only one side of the moon’s surface is visible from the earth.3) Q. When it passed through its highest point over the Tibetan grassland. Q. (C) A is correct but R is wrong.

11) (B) V.16) Q.15) Q.N.P.S.13) Q.Swaminathan (C) K.12) Q.Kurien (D) B.18) Q.Pal Blue green algae are chiefly used as biofertiliser in the crop of : (A) Wheat (B) Gram (C) Paddy (D) Mustard The device used for converting alternating current to direct current is called : (A) Inverter (B) Rectifier (C) Transformer (D) Transmeter An earth satellite is kept moving in its orbit.21) Q.14) Q.20) Q.22) .(A) M.Bahl Q.17) Q.19) Q. Which of the following blood groups could be given to him? (A) O + (B) O – (C) AB + (D) AB – Shahtoosh shawl is made from the hair of : (A) Hangul (B) Chinkara (C) Chiru (D) Merino Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (A) Dry ice : solid carbon dioxide (B) Mustard gas : poisonous liquid used in chemical warfare (C) Teflon : polymer containing fluorine (D) Fullerence : organic compounds containing fluorine The energy of the sun is produced by : (A) Nuclear fission (B) Ionisation (C) Nuclear fusion (D) Oxidation The tax on import and export is known as : (A) Income Tax (B) Trade Tax (C) Custom Duty (D) None of the above On which of the following dates is your shadow at noon the smallest? (A) December 25 (B) March 21 (C) June 22 (D) February 14 Centre for DNA fingerprinting is located at : (A) New Delhi (B) Bangalore (C) Pune (D) Hyderabad Ozone layer in atmosphere : (A) Produces rain (B) Produces pollution (C) Provides safety to life on earth from ultraviolet radiation (D) Produces oxygen in the atmosphere Cryogenic engines are used in : Q. It is due to the phenomenon of centripetal force provided by : (A) The rocket engine propelling the satellite (B) The gravitational attraction of the Earth on the satellite (C) The gravitational attraction of the Sun on the satellite (D) The gravitational attraction of satellite on Earth A person meets with an accident and needs blood-transfusion but there is no time to check his bloodgroup.

24) Q. (D) (C) (C) (C) (D) 21. 19. 7. 25. 5. 14. 23. 4. 17. (C) (C) (B) (B) (C) 16. 15. (C) (C) (A) (B) (C) 6. 8. Pascal (d) Energy 4. (A) (C) (C) (B) (B) 11. 9. 20. 18. 2. Mach (b) Wavelength 2.25) 1. (C) (A) (D) (C) (C) . Jule Codes : (a) (b) (c) (d) (A) 2 1 3 4 (B) 1 2 4 3 (C) 1 2 3 4 (D) 2 1 4 3 The most commonly used substance in fluorescent tubes are: (A) Sodium oxide and argon (B) Sodium vapour and neon (C) Mercury vapour and argon (D) Mercuric oxide and neon ANSWERS Q.23) (B) Atomic reactors (D) Doing research connected with superconductivity Transformer is used for : (A) Converting AC into DC (B) Converting DC into AC (C) To step up DC voltages (D) To step up or step down AC voltages Match the columns with Lists-I and II and select the correct answer with the help of code given below : List-I List-II (a) High Velocity 1. 13. 12. 10.(A) Rockets (C) Defrost refrigerators Q. 3. Angstrom (c) Pressure 3. 24. 22.