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1. Anaemia is caused due to the deficiency of :
(1)

Magnesium Iron

(2)
(4)

Phosphorus Calcium

(3)

2.

Which metal is used in the thermometer ?
(1)

Sodium Magnesium

(2)

Mercury Silver

(3)

(4)

3.

Symbol of Cobalt is :
(1) C (2)

Cu Co

(3)

Cd

(4)

4.

Magnet comes to rest in this direction when freely suspended : (1) (3) East-west Southeast-Northwest (2) (4) South-north Northeast-Southwest

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5.

The the (1) (3)

incident

ray,

the

reflected

ray

and

the

normal

are

all in

plane. two three (2) (4) same different

6. chlorophyll.

energy is converted into chemical energy with the help of

(1)

Light Kinetic

(2) (4)

Potential Electric

(3) 7.

Identify the mismatch pair :

(1) (2)

Iron Iodine Vitamin 'C' Vitamin'D' -

(a)

Anaemia Cancer· Scurvy

(b)

(3)
(4)

(c)

(d) Rickets

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8.

Freezing point of Mercury is

(2)

-34°C

9.

Lighting of electric bulb is the example of conversion of :

(1)

electric energy into light energy

(2)

electric energy into sound energy

(3)

electric energy into chemical energy

(4)

light energy into electric energy

10.

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soil is used to make crockery.

(1)

Clayey

(2)

China clay

(3)

Sandy

(4)

Silt

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11.

Sharpened knife is used to cut the fruits because

(1)

Smaller area less pressure

(2)

Greater area greater pressure

(3)

Smaller area greater pressure

(4)

Greater area lesser pressure

12.

ISRO has launched satellites, out of which working.

:

are still

(1)

21
11

(2).

8

(3)

(4)

10

13.

Sandy soil is suitable for cultivating

crop.

(1)

Sugarcane

(2) (4)

Turmeric

(3)

Cotton

Watermelon

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.. Coal

is renewable source of energy. Oil

(1)

(2)

(3)

Diesel

(4)

Biodiesel

15.

.

is not an artificial satellite.

(1)
(3)

INSAT

(2)

Bhaskar

Aryabhatta

(4)

Urenus

16.

. Wind energy

source of energy should be used judiciously.

(1)

(2)

Fossil fuel energy

(3)

Solar energy

(4)

Hydroelectric energy

17.

Water +

.

Light energy Chlorophyll)
(2)

Food + Oxygen + Water.

(1)

Oxygen

Nitrogen Hydrogen

(3)

Carbon dioxide

(4)

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Ring is seen around (1) Jupiter (2)

satellite. Mars

(3)

Saturn

(4)

Venus

19.

Thomson was awarded with the Nobel Prize in the year:

(1)
(3)

1907 1911

(2) (4)

1906 1909

20.

. (1) Mercury

metal is in liquid form at normal temperature.

(2)

Sodium

(3)

Magnesium

(4)

Silver

21.

We obtain

from jute, hemp and cotton.

(1)

Medicine

(2)

Food grain

(3)

Fibre

(4)

Colour

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2KCI03
(1) (3)

. Heat 300°C

Mn0

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2KCI +
(2) (4) :

.

°

23.

The object moved.

, if its image in front of the plane mirror is

(1)
(3) 24. .

remains static inverts ~ Fats Carbohydrates

(2) (4)

moves reduces

is/are present in the hump of a camel. (2) (4) Water Proteins

(1)
(3) 25.

Nucleon contains these two particles:

(1) (3)

Proton and Neutron Neutron and Electron

(2) (4)

Proton and Electron Photon and Electron

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A

is useful on a submarine for keeping a watch on things

above even while the submarine is below the surface of the sea.

(1)

Periscope

(2)

Microscope

(3)

Compound microscope

(4)

Calidoscope

27.

When Copper reacts with hot and concentrated Sulphuric acid gas is produced.

.

(1)

Hydrogen

(2)

Oxygen

(3)

Sulphur dioxide

(4)

Carbon dioxide

28.

.

produces their own food.

(1)

Producers·

(2)

Vegetarians

(3)

Non-vegetarians

(4)

I>ecomposers

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29.

Lighted Candle .; oxygen. (1) (3) goes off burns slowly

, when it is put in gas jar containing

(2) (4)

burns with a brighter flame makes specific kind of sound

30.

Which diagram of a virus is drawn correctly?

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

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31.

.

chromosomes are present in the nucleus of human cell.

(1)
(3) 32.

42 23

(2) (4)

44 46
are used for welding.

Flames of the mixtures (1) Oxyhydrogen Oxycarbon (2)

Oxynitrogen Oxymethane

(3)
33.

(4)

To obtain diesel from crude oil is : (1) Fractional distillation Filtration (2) Boiling point Distillation

(3)
34.

(4)

There are 11 protons and 12 neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. What is its atomic weight ?

(1)
(3)

11
12

(2)
(4)

23 24

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35.

In periscope (1) (3) Three Two

plane mirrors are parallel to each other. (2) (4) Four Six

36.

A major role played in the working of AITUC (1) (3) Lala Lajpat Rai Muzaffar Ahmed (2) (4) Shripad Amrut Dange N.M. Joshi

37.

Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan began his Satyagraha at :

(1) (3)
38.

Lahore Karachi

(2) (4)

Peshawar Kabul

Arrange in chronological order :
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (1) (3)

Widow Re-marriage Act The Act of banning practice of Sati Beginning of Western Education in India Establishments of Indian Universities
(ii), (ii),

tiii), (i), (iv) tiii), (iv), (i)

(2)
(4)

tiii), (ii), (i), (iv)
(i), (iv), (iii), (ii)

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39.

British government prohibited government servants from attending any Congress meetings because: (1) (2) (3) (4) Aggressive nature of the Congress Working of the government was affected Demoralize the Congress Participation of people in Congress had increased

40.

The person in the picture below is concerned with which war ?

(1)
(3)

Plassey Srirangapattan

(2)
(4)

Buxar Carnatic wars

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European Medieval period is from :

(1)

9th century AD to 18th century AD

(2)

5th century AD to 15th century AD

(3)

1st century AD to 5th century AD

(4)

2nd century AD to 6th century AD

42.

The centre of change of the Renaissance was :

(1)

Italy

(2)

France

(3)

Portugal

(4)

England

48.

The Gonds are from which part of India?

(1)

Bihar

(2)

Khandesh

(3)

Orrisa

(4)

Chota Nagpur

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The Cabinet Mission Plan helped Indians in

(1)

Opportunity to draft. the Constitution

(2)

Minorities got proper representation

(3)

Acceptance to divide the country

(4)

Number of Hindu-Muslim members was decided

45.

The golden coins used during the Yadava period were

(1)

Hons

(2) (4)

Shivrai

(3)

Tanka

Padma tank

46.

"Remain united, attain Swaraj, and carryon ceaseless struggle for it" is the message given by :

(1)

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(2) (4)

Dadabhai Naoroji

(3)

Lokmanya Tilak

Surendranath

Banerjee

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A resolution passed with an overwhelming majority in 1942 at Mumbai Session of Congress.

(1) (3)
48.

Quit India

(2) (4)

Individual Satyagraha

Poorna Swaraj

Colonial Freedom

'Azad Hind Sena' was established by :

(1)

Rasa Behari Bose

(2)

Anand Mohan Bose

(3)

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

(4)

Arvind Ghosh

49.

.

is the egg laying mammal.

(1)

Dingo

(2)

Platypus

(3)

Koala

(4)

Cuscus

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50.

Ample amount of energy is generated at (1) (2) (3) (4) Volcanic eruptions Radioactive material Internal movements in the Earth External movements on the Earth state. (2) (4) Assam Maharashtra

in the mantle.

51.

Chernozem type of soil is found in

(1) (3)
52. .

Rajasthan Tamil Nadu

is known for information technology in U.S.A. Silent valley Silicon valley

(1) (3)
53.

(2) (4)

Flower valley Death valley .

River Volga terminates in the

(1)
(3)

Caspian Sea Mediterranean Sea

(2)
(4)

Black Sea Baltic Sea

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Which place is denoted by letter 'A' in the map that is space launching pad?

t
(1) (3) 55. Thumba Thiruvananthapuram (2) (4) The new capital of Tanzania is : (1) (3) Zanzibar Dodoma (2) (4)

N

Sriharikota Bengaluru

Dar-es-Salaam Angwaa

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56.

The shallowest part of ocean is known as :

(1)

Abyssal plain

(2)

Oceanic plateau

(3)

Continental shelf

(4)

Trenches

57.

Find out the odd pair among given below

(1)

Sea Cliff

Harihareshwar

(2)

Lagoon

Lonar

(3)

Beach

Guhagar

(4)

Sea Caves

Ratnagiri

58.

The disaster due to poisonous gas leakage occurred at 1984 A.D.

in

(1)

Kanpur

(2)
(4)

Gwalior

(3)

Bhopal

Indore

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.

is the unit of civilised environment.

(1)

Water

(2)

Agriculture

(3)

Forests

(4)

Animals

60.

Which of the following is not a type of map projection?

(1)

Zenithal

(2)

Three dimensional

(3)

Conical

(4)

Cylindrical

61.

Find out the wrongly-paired words.

(1)

Munich

Automobile and spare parts industries.

(2)

Rhine

Iron and steel industries.

(3)
t>

Eberswalde

Electrical industries

(4)

Berlin

Ship-building industries

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The movement based on the eternal value of humanism, international peace and equality:

(1)
(3)

Communist movement Labour movement

(2) (4)

The Non-aligned movement Chartist movement

63.

Name the world organization which has the following Emblem

(1) (2) (3) (4) 64.

Food and Agriculture Organization International Atomic Energy Agency

United Nations Organization World Health Organization

The effect of globalization on the international co-operation is (1) (2) (3) (4) Narrow view Human development index Increase in international co-operation Gap between the rich and poor nations

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Indian Constitution has given

fundamental rights to citizens.

(1)

Six

(2)

Eight

(3)

Seven

(4)

Nine

66.

The commission devised by Indian Government in 1993 to protect Human Rights:

(1)

National Commission for Minorities

(2)

National Commission for Woman

(3)

National Commission for Child Welfare

(4)

National Human Rights Commission

67.

The commander-in-chief of all the three Indian Armed Forces is :

(1)
(3)

Prime Minister

(2)
(4)

President

Dy. President

Defence Minister

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68.

Which option suits to a party to become the National Party? (1) (2) (3) (4) Active in three states Active in four states Active in more than four states Active in two states

69.

The influence of economic factor on foreign policy is due to (1) (2) (3) (4) Environment degradation Increase in population Control of developed nation Globalisation

70.

The country in which Indian peace keeping force carried out the task successfully, is :

(1) (3)

Somalia Congo

(2)
(4)

Korea PIau Island

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(6

2

+

8 )4
2

1

=

.
(2)
1

(1)

10
1

10
1

(3) 72.

102

(4)

10

2

3x What is the degree of the polynomial 24

75 - 6x 3 + 8 x + 12x 2?
3

(1) 4
(3) 5

(2)

(4) 2

73.

On a graph paper, if a line passing through the point (3, -4) and parallel to Y-axis is drawn, then what is the distance of this line from the Y-axis? (1) (3) 4 units -4 units (2) (4) 3 units -3 units

74.

From the following group of numbers, from which group are the numbers not in proportion ? (1) (3) 30, 105, 40, 140 15, 7, 75, 35 (2) (4) 12, 32, 16, 35 36, 60, 45, 75

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75.

If the mean of numbers 26, 24, 36, 38, x, 29, 34 is 31, then what is the value of x ? (1)

30
31

(2)

33 28

(3)

(4)

76.

In 0 KLMN, mLK l(MN)

=

mLM

=

90°, l(KN) == l(KL)

=

6 ems, l(LM)

=

3 ems,

=

5 ems. Then A(D KLMN)

=
(2) (4)

.
36.5 sq. ems 52.5 sq. ems

(1) (3)
77.

25.5 sq. ems 56.5 sq. ems

A's age is twiee that of B, B's age is twice that of C and C's age is twice that of D. If the average of the ages of A, B, C and D is 15 years, then what is the present age of B ? (1) 4 years (2) (4) 8 years 32 years

(3)

16 years

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The side of a square is 20 em, then what is the area of the square ?

(1)

300 sq. em

(2)

400 sq. em

(3)

200 sq. em

(4)

100 sq. em

79.

In 0 ABeD, according to what test of congruence are ~ ABD and ~ CBD congruent?

r-------------------------~

B

D~--------------------------J
A-S-A

(1)

(2)

S-A-S

(3)

S-S-S

(4)

hypotenuse-side test

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What angle does not fit into the group?

(1) LABC (3)
81.

(2)

LPQR

LLMN .

(4) LXYZ

(p+ !)(p - :)= ............ 4 5 (1) P + -P -3 9 15 (3) P - -p -9 9
2 2

(2) (4)

p - -P --

2

4 3

6
9

4 P 2 - -P -- 5 3 9

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The simple interest of a sum at a rate of 6.5 p.c.p.a. in 2.5 years is Rs. 325. Then the amount is (1) Rs. 2,000 Rs. 1,675 . (2) (4) Rs. 2,325 Rs. 3,000

(3)
83.

The length of sides making a right angle in a right angled triangle are 3 m and 4 m respectively. If squares are drawn on all three sides of the triangle, then what is the sum of areas of all the squares?
(1)

25 sq. m 50 sq. m

. (2) (4)

12 sq. m 41 sq. m

(3)

84.

The difference between two natural numbers is 96. If the larger number is divided by the smaller one, then the quotient is 6 and the remainder is 11. Find the numbers.

(1) (3)

14 and 94 17 and 113

(2) (4)

15 and 100 18 and 115

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85.

In the given figure below, l(AB) portion?

=

14 em, then what is the area of the shaded

A (1) (3) 86. 38.5 sq. em 19.25 sq. em

M

B (2) (4) 55.25 sq. em 115.5 sq. em

The ratio of the adjacent sides of a rectangle is 3 : 4 and the perimeter is 84 ems. Find the lengths of the sides. (1) (3) 18 ems and 12 ems 20 ems and 18 ems (2) (4) 12 ems and 16 ems 18 ems and 24 ems

87.

Marotrao Patil sold a ear for Rs. 2,75,000 that he had bought at Rs. 3,00,000. What is his pereent loss? (1) (3) 12% 8.33% (2) (4) 10.33% 10%

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The circumference is the diameter

of a circle is 8 ems more than twice its diameter.

What

of the circle ?

(1)

3.5 ems

(2)

7 ems

(3)

10.5 ems

(4)

14 ems

89.

In the circle with

centre

0, m(arc
.

BC)

=

50°, mLAOB

=

160°. Then

mLOAC + mLOCA =

c

A

(2)
(4) 360°

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90.

If a sphere of radius 'r' is melted into small spheres having radius equal to 1I4th of the original one, then how many such spheres can be made ?

(1) (3)
91.

4

(2) (4)

16
8

64

Ist of May is celebrated as :

(1) (3)
92.

Labour Day Environment Day

(2) (4)

Children's Day Martyr's Day in

The leprosy patients are treated at the centre of Chandrapur. (1) (3) Anandvan Sundarban (2) (4) Ralegansiddhi Bhandardara

93.

There are caves in the limestone area of : (1) (3) Valmiki Plateau Chota Nagpur Plateau (2) (4) Kanhur Plateau Telangana Plateau

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'Khelana' is the old name of a fort called (1) (3) Raigarh Rajgarh (2) (4) Sinhagarh Vishalgarh on co-operative basis In

95.

The first sugar factory In Asia was started Maharashtra (1) (3) at : (2) (4)

Kolhapur Walchandnagar

Ichalkaranji Pravaranagar

96.

The institution of'Sevasadan' (1) (3) Pt. Ramabai Savitribai Phule

was established by : (2) (4) Ramabai Ranade Tarabai Shinde

97.

The thermal power station is set up.in Nagpur region because (1) (2) (3) (4) Charcoal is available on a large scale Coal is available on a large scale The transport cost is less Coal is available on a large scale and transport cost is less

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From Kolhapur, Gadchiroli and Latur district 2,55,000 students

had appeared for S.S.C. exam. The result percentage has been shown in the bargraph, so answer question Nos. 98 and 99. y 100 90 Scale: 1 em = 10% on Y-axis

80
70

60
50

40
30

20 10 Kolhapur Gadchiroli
98.

Latur percent more than 10% 20%

The result of Latur district is leading by Kolhapur district.
(1) (3)

5% 15%

(2) (4)

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What is the total no. of students passed from Gadchiroli district?

(1)

8,000

(2)

80,000

(3)

8,00,000

(4)

1,80,000

100.

The. groundwater

table

on Deccan plateau

IS

found at deep level

. because:

(1)

The amount of rainfall is less

(2)

The rate of evaporation is more

(3)

Swift rivers

(4)

There are faultings in Basaltic rocks

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