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Q. Swaraj Party was formed by —
1 C.R.Das
2 C.R.Das and Motilal Nehru
3 Jawaharlal Nehru
4 Motilal Nehru
Ans: 2
Q. 'Lucknow Pact' was concluded between —
1 Congress and the Muslim League
2 Congress and the British Government
3 Muslim League and the British Government
4 Congress, the Muslim League and the British Government
Ans: 1
Q. The proposed allocation for the newly launched "National Livestock Mission" in the Union Budget 2013-14 is
1 Rs.304 crore
2 Rs.300 crore
3 Rs.310 crore
4 Rs.307 crore
Ans: 4
Q. To encourage farmers to switch to alternative crops from rice and wheat, the Budget 2013-14 has pledged
1 Rs.700 crore
2 Rs.600 crore
3 Rs.500 crore
4 Rs.400 crore
Ans: 3
Q. The Budget 2013-14 has proposed to allocate for urban transportation under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) a sum of
1 Rs.14,873 crore
2 Rs.13,873 crore
3 Rs.12,873 crore
4 Rs.10,873 crore
Ans: 1
Q. In the Budget 2013-14, how much money has been allocated to the Ministry of Science and Technology?
1 Rs.5,275 crore
2 Rs.7,275 crore
3 Rs.6,275 crore
4 Rs.8,275 crore
Ans: 3
Q. How much money has been allocated to the Ministry of Minorities Affairs in the Budget 2013-14?
1 Rs.3,912 crore
2 Rs.3,511 crore
3 Rs.5,511 crore
4 Rs.4,511 crore
Ans: 2
Q. Agriculture and allied activities, according to the Economic Survey 2012-13, accounted for Gross Domestic Products
1 14.1 %
2 13 %
3 14 %
4 14.2 %
Ans: 1
Q. The Railway Budget 2013-14 has proposed to introduce a new hyper luxury class to be called
1 Udaan
2 Anand
3 Apoorva
4 Anubhuti
Ans: 4
Q. According to the 12th Five-Year Plan, India should bring Infant Mortality Rate by the end of the Plan down to
1 27
2 28
3 26
4 25
Ans: 2
Q. By the end of the Plan, the 12th Five-Year Plan aims to train under the Skill Development Mission
1 40 million individuals
2 30 million individuals
3 50 million individuals
4 45 million individuals
Ans: 3
Q. The projected average level of the domestic savings rate for the 12th Plan is
1 35.2 %
2 34.6%
3 34.2 %
4 30.1 %
Ans: 3
Q. According to the Census 2011, the percentage of Urban Indians connected to a piped sewer system is
1 32.7 %
2 34.6 %
3 46.4 %
4 50.3 %
Ans: 1
Q. Who was the first Bangladeshi Cricketer score double century in test cricket?
1 Mohammad Ashraful
2 Mashrafe Mortaza
3 Nasir Hossain
4 Mushfiqur Rahim
Ans: 4
Q. Which film has bagged the National Film Award for best feature film?
1 Anumati
2 Paan Singh Tomar
3 Dhag
4 Spirit
Ans: 2
Q. Who has won the National Film Award as best actor?
1 Irrfan Khan & Vikram Gokhale
2 Shivaji Lotan
3 Kamal Hasan
4 Ranbir Kapoor
Ans: 1
Q. Who has bagged the National Film Award as best actress?
1 Priyanka Chopra
2 Ananya Chatterjee
3 Usha Jadhav
4 Arundhuti Nag
Ans: 3
Q. The 24th Arab League Summit got underway in which of the following city
1 Dubai
2 Doha
3 Khartun
4 Cairo
Ans: 2
Q. Who is the head of the panel on Energy Security constituted by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas?
1 C. Ranjarajan
2 Montek Singh Ahluwalia
3 Vijay Kelkar
4 Kaushik Basu
Ans: 3
Q. Which of the following states has bagged the National Tourism Award?
1 Assam
2 Madhya Pradesh
3 Maharashtra
4 Andhra Pradesh
Ans: 4
Q. Who among the following participated in all the three Round Table Conferences?
1 M. K. Gandhi
2 Madan Mohan Malviya
3 Sardar Patel
4 B.R.Ambedkar
Ans: 4
Q. Which of the following pairs is correct?
1 Surya Sen: Chatgaon Case
2 Ramprasad Bismil: Second Lahore Conspiracy Case
3 Bhagat Singh: Kakori Conspiracy Case
4 Chandrashekhar Azad: Delhi Bomb Case
Ans: 1
Q. When were the Congress Governments formed in seven out of eleven provinces?
1 July 1937
2 July 1935
3 July 1936
4 July 1938
Ans: 1
Q. Which of the following pairs is correct?
1 Lord Hardinge: II Round Table Conference
2 Lord Willington: Arriving of Prince of Wales in India
3 Chelmsford: Rowlatt Act
4 Lord Reading: Delhi Darbar
Ans: 3
Q. Subhash Chandra Bose inaugurated the Government of Free India at —
1 Singapore
2 Burma
3 Japan
4 Germany
Ans: 1
Q. In December 1931 two school girl students killed the District Judge in Komilla by shooting —
1 Shanti Ghosh and Suniti Choudhary
2 Suniti Choudhary and Bina Das
3 Bina Das and Kalpana Datta
4 Kalpana Datta and Shanti Ghosh
Ans: 1
Q. In December 1931 two school girl students killed the District Judge in Komilla by shooting —
1 Shanti Ghosh and Suniti Choudhary
2 Suniti Choudhary and Bina Das
3 Bina Das and Kalpana Datta
4 Kalpana Datta and Shanti Ghosh
Ans: 1
Q. Which one among the following is a primary rock?
1 Igneous
2 Sedimentary
3 Metamorphic
4 None of these
Ans: 1
Q. Which one among the following is the largest temperate desert of the world?
1 Taklamakan desert
2 Iranian desert
3 Patagonian desert
4 Turkmen desert
Ans: 3
Q. Doldrums is a
1 Tropical wind belt
2 Tropical no-wind belt
3 Tropical wind deflection belt
4 Sub-tropical wind belt
Ans: 2
Q. The Gulf of Mannar is situated along the coast of
1 Kerala
2 Karnataka
3 Andhra Pradesh
4 Tamil Nadu
Ans: 4
Q. The river with highest tidal bore in India is
1 Cauvery
2 Krishna
3 Hooghli
4 Mahanadi
Ans: 3
Q. Which one among the following is not a mixture?
1 Graphite
2 Steel
3 Glass
4 Brass
Ans: 1
Q. Neel Darpan is a play based on the story of Indigo Rebellion of Bengal of 1860-61. Who authored it?
1 Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya
2 Sisir Kumar Ghosh and Motilal Ghosh jointly
3 Madhusudan Dutta
4 Dinabandhu Mitra
Ans: 4
Q. The First Anglo-Burmese War was concluded by a treaty. Which one among the following is that?
1 Treaty of Bharma
2 Treaty of Bhamo
3 Treaty of Yandaboo
4 Treaty of Tamu
Ans: 3
Q. Rain shadow effect is associated with
1 Orographic rainfall
2 Cyclonic rainfall
3 Convectional rainfall
4 Frontal rainfall
Ans: 1
Q. The intensity of insolation depends on
1 Altitude
2 Wind
3 Nature of terrain
4 Latitude
Ans: 4
Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Cyclone is a low pressure system.
2. The wind movement is clockwise in the cyclone of northern hemisphere.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
1 2 Only
2 1 Only
3 Neither 1 nor 2
4 Both 1 and 2
Ans: 2
Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Cyclone is a low pressure system.
2. The wind movement is clockwise in the cyclone of northern hemisphere.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
1 2 Only
2 1 Only
3 Neither 1 nor 2
4 Both 1 and 2
Ans: 2
Q. Which one of the following processes of weathering belongs to both mechanical and chemical weathering?
1 Hydration
2 Exfoliation
3 Crystallisation
4 Carbonation
Ans: 3
Q. Which among the following cell organelles is semi-permeable?
1 Cell membrane
2 Plasma membrane
3 Cell wall
4 Nucleus
Ans: 2
Q. Which one among the following most correctly determines the atomic number of an element?
1 Number of protons and electrons
2 Number of nucleons
3 Number of ions
4 Number of protons
Ans: 4
Q. Which one among the following is used to make periscope?
1 Concave lens
2 Concave mirror
3 Plane mirror
4 None of these
Ans: 3
Q. Kilowatt-hour is the unit of
1 electric energy
2 electric power
3 electric potential
4 potential difference
Ans: 1
Q. A stable nucleus (light with A < 10) has
1 no protons
2 no neutrons
3 exactly the same number of neutrons and protons
4 more neutrons than protons
Ans: 3
Q. The reaction that takes place in soap making is called saponification. Basically soap is sodium or potassium salts of
1 long chain monocarboxylic acids
2 long chain dicarboxylic acids
3 long chain tricarboxylic acids
4 glycerol
Ans: 4
Q. The metal constituent of chlorophyll is
1 Potassium
2 Iron
3 Magnesium
4 Manganese
Ans: 3
Q. During explosion of gunpowder, which of the following gases are evolved in the proportion of 1:3?
1 Nitrogen : Oxygen
2 Oxygen : Nirtogen
3 Nitrogen : Carbon dioxide
4 Carbon dioxide : Nitrogen
Ans: 3
Q. The Supreme Court of India has expanded the meaning of the Right to Life to include the following derivative rights. Which one among the following is not included in the Court's definition?
1 Right to education
2 Right to food and adequate livelihood
3 Right to live in a healthy environment
4 Right to health and information
Ans: 1
Q. The major component used in preparation of different types of glasses is
1 Sodium borate
2 Silica
3 Sodium silicate
4 Calcium silicate
Ans: 2
Q. Which one among the following is a correct sequence of the Indian ports from north to south?
1 Kandla-Haldia-Paradeep-Kochi
2 Haldia-Kandla-Paradeep-Kochi
3 Kochi-Kandla-Haldia-Paradeep
4 Kandla-Haldia-Kochi-Paradeep
Ans: 1
Q. Which one among the following is a correct sequence of the Indian ports from north to south?
1 Kandla-Haldia-Paradeep-Kochi
2 Haldia-Kandla-Paradeep-Kochi
3 Kochi-Kandla-Haldia-Paradeep
4 Kandla-Haldia-Kochi-Paradeep
Ans: 1
Q. Which one among the following is a correct sequence of production of coal in the Indian States in descending order?
1 Jharkhand-Madhya Pradesh-West Bengal-Meghalaya
2 Jharkhand-West Bengal-Meghalaya-Madhya Pradesh
3 West Bengal-Madhya Pradesh-Jharkhand-Meghalaya
4 Madhya Pradesh-Jharkhand-West Bengal-Meghalaya
Ans: 2
Q. The western coasts of India receive very high rainfall in summer mainly due to
1 Tropical location
2 Himalayas
3 Nearness to sea
4 Western Ghats
Ans: 4
Q. The common edible mushroom is a
1 mass of fungal spores
2 tightly packed mycelium
3 type of hypha
4 structure used for producing asexual spores
Ans: 1
Q. Which one among the following waves are called waves of heat energy?
1 Radio waves
2 Microwaves
3 Ultraviolet waves
4 Infrared waves
Ans: 4
Q. The phenomenon of 'trade winds' takes place due to
1 conduction of heat
2 radiation
3 convection of heat
4 None of these
Ans: 3
Q. Ultrasonic waves are those sound waves having frequency
1 between 20 hertz and 1000 hertz
2 between 1000 hertz and 20000 hertz
3 less than 20 hertz
4 more than 20 kilohertz
Ans: 4
Q. The main constituent of vinegar is
1 Citric acid
2 Ascorbic acid
3 Acetic acid
4 Tartaric acid
Ans: 3
Q. Which among the following was the biggest Buddhist shrine during the reign of Harshavardhana?
1 Pataliputra
2 Nalanda
3 Thaneshwar
4 Vaishali
Ans: 2
Q. Which among the following dynasties had the strongest navy?
1 Chola
2 Pallava
3 Chalukya
4 Gupta
Ans: 1
Q. Which among the following was the oldest seat of learning in ancient times?
1 Nalanda
2 Vikramshila
3 Taxila
4 Ujjain
Ans: 3
Q. Who was Amrapali whose name is mentioned in early Buddhist scriptures?
1 Queen of the king Ajatashatru of Magadh
2 Spiritual congregation of Pataliputra
3 A famous courtesan from Vaishali
4 None of these
Ans: 3
Q. Who among the following was a Satavahana king?
1 Rudradaman
2 Mahendra Varman
3 Nahapanna
4 Vashishthiputra Pulumavi
Ans: 4
Q. With which among the following dynasties, the famous king Bhoja was associated?
1 Paramara
2 Gurjar Pratihara
3 Karkota
4 Utpal
Ans: 1
Q. Who built the 'Moti' mosque located inside the premises of Delhi's Red Fort?
1 Shershah Suri
2 Shahjahan
3 Aurangzeb
4 Bahadurshah Zafar
Ans: 3
Q. Who among the following started the 'Slave Dynasty' in India?
1 Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
2 Balban
3 Qutubuddin Aibak
4 Iltutmish
Ans: 3
Q. Asia's largest Solar Power Project set at which of the following cities?
1 Jaipur
2 Nagpur
3 Jodhpur
4 Bikaner
Ans: 3
Q. India has signed the Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) on March 28, 2013 at Bern, Switzerland with which of the following country?
1 Switzerland
2 Liechtenstein
3 Mauritius
4 Finland
Ans: 2
Q. United Nation has released "One Women" album on the occasion of International Women's Day. Name the Indian Artist who was the member of this album?
1 A. R. Rahaman
2 Anoushka Shankar
3 Mallika Sarabhai
4 Amzad Ali Khan
Ans: 2
Q. The Government of India and the RBI to introduce one billion pieces of Rs. 10 notes in polymer/plastic on a field trial basis. The field trial will be conducted in five cities. Which of the following is not among them?
1 Shimla
2 Jaipur
3 Nagpur
4 Bhubaneswar
Ans: 3
Q. On 12th March 2013 the President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee attending the celebration of 45th Anniversary of Independence of which country?
1 Maldive
2 Sri Lanka
3 Vietnaam
4 Mauritius
Ans: 4
Q. On February 14th 2013 India has conclude $6 billion Missile deal with which country?
1 Russia
2 France
3 England
4 USA
Ans: 2
Q. The first indigenously developed weaponised helicopter was handed over to Indian Army on 8th February 2013 is -
1 Rudra
2 Varun
3 Chetak
4 Indra
Ans: 1
Q. Mata Jijabai Award for 2012 was given to -
1 Smt. Omana T.K
2 Ms. Sonika Agarwal
3 Smt. Olga D’mello
4 Smt. Guramma H. Sankina
Ans: 2
Q. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar award, 2012 confer to -
1 Smt. Pranita Talukdar
2 Smt. Omana T.K
3 Smt. Olga D’mello
4 Smt. Guramma H. Sankina
Ans: 3
Q. Name the renowned soccer player who on 9 December, 2012 set the record for most goals in a calendar year by scoring his 86th goal of 2012 ___
1 David Beckham
2 Lionel Messi
3 Cristiano Ronaldo
4 Roberto Carlos
Ans: 2
Q. Which team on December 15, 2012 won the 3rd World Cup Kabaddi Tournament for the third consecutive time in the Men's category and second consecutive time in the Women's category?
1 India
2 Pakistan
3 Australia
4 England
Ans: 1
Q. Which Country won the Junior Table Tennis Championship claiming all the titles?
1 Germany
2 China
3 Hungary
4 Sweden
Ans: 2
Q. The Uttar Pradesh government on 4 December, 2012 decided to issue Cards to industrialists and industrial associations for easy access to its offices. What is the name of that card?
1 Platinum Cards
2 Silver cards
3 Golden Cards
4 Industrial cards
Ans: 3
Q. Union Government of India on 5 December, 2012 cleared the decks for transferring the prime 12.5 acre United Mill land in Mumbai to the Maharashtra government for building a state-of-the-art memorial for an Indian revolutionary and political leader. Name the political leader ___
1 Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
2 B. R. Ambedkar
3 Ramabai Ambedkar
4 Balasaheb Thackrey
Ans: 2
Q. The Cauvery Monitoring Committee (CMC) on December 7, 2012 asked Karnataka to provide Tamil Nadu with how many TMC (thousand million cubic) feet of Cauvery water during December 2012 ____
1 12 TMC feet
2 10 TMC feet
3 8 TMC feet
4 6 TMC feet
Ans: 1
Q. Where did the American Depositary Shares (ADS) of Infosys, India's second-largest IT services provider start trading on 12 December, 2012?
1 Bombay Stock Exchange
2 National Stock Exchange
3 New York Stock Exchange
4 Singapore Stock Exchange
Ans: 3
Q. Scientists in northern Mexico discovered a new dinosaur with a large prominent nose which lived about 73 million years ago. what is the name of this new dinosaur?
1 Latirhinus Uitstlani
2 Gigantoraptor
3 Khaan
4 Raptorex
Ans: 1
Q. Name the England Cricket Captain who became the youngest Batsman to score 7000 Runs ______
1 Alastair Cook
2 Kevin Peitersen
3 Daniel Vettori
4 Andrew Strauss
Ans: 1
Q. Name the Basket player who Became Youngest Player in the History of NBA to Reach 30000 Career Pints _____
1 Andrew Bogut
2 Kobe Bryant
3 Leandro Barbosa
4 Robert Sacre
Ans: 2
Q. Who was the first top ranking Indian official to visit China after changes in Communist Party of China?
1 Shiv Shankar Menon
2 Ajit Singh
3 Anand Sharma
4 Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna
Ans: 1
Q. Software engineers as well as neuroscientists at University of Waterloo, Canada claimed that they have developed a closest model of the functioning human brain. What is this artificial human brain called?
1 AbioCor
2 Bioartifical
3 Spaun
4 i-Limb
Ans: 3
Q. Boeing, the US aircraft manufacturer claimed that a new missile was tested which can permanently blackout the electronics of the country without causing any harm to people. What is the name of this missile?
1 Mathago
2 CHAMP
3 Ikara
4 ERYX
Ans: 2
Q. In which of the following cities, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose laid the foundation of 'Indian National Army'?
1 Singapore
2 Rangoon
3 Tokyo
4 Taiwan
Ans: 1
Q. When did Muslim League first make its demand for a separate Muslim nation of Pakistan?
1 1906
2 1935
3 1930
4 1940
Ans: 4
Q. Among the following who was not the President of India?
1 Zakir Husain
2 C. Rajagopalachari
3 V.V. Giri
4 N. Sanjeeva Reddy
Ans: 2
Q. Government had constituted a panel for suggesting de-control of sugar industry. This panel submitted its report in October 2012 under the Chairmanship of -
1 Anand Sinha
2 C. Rangarajan
3 M. Rafeeq Ahmed
4 Deepak Parekh
Ans: 2
Q. Kumbum is a monastery found in which of the following countries?
1 India
2 Thailand
3 China
4 Japan
Ans: 3
Q. The Indian Institute of Toxicology Research reported that the water in and around the the deserted Union Carbide plant is contaminated and not fit for consumption. Where is this Union Carbide plant located?
1 Indore
2 Raipur
3 Jabbalpur
4 Bhopal
Ans: 4
Q. Name the astronaut of Indian American origin who took over the command of International Space Station on September 2012.
1 Rakesh Sharma
2 Kalpana Chawla
3 Sunita Williams
4 Tessy Thomas
Ans: 3
Q. World Trade Organization (WTO) has ranked India as the _____ largest player in the global service trade.
1 Fifth
2 Fourth
3 Seventh
4 Sixth
Ans: 3
Q. A committee had been constituted to review taxation in IT sector under the Chairmanship of -
1 Anita Kapur
2 N. Rangacharya
3 Y. B. Reddy
4 C. Rangarajan
Ans: 2
Q. Which Indian Bollywood actress was appointed as International Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nation programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)?
1 Aishwarya Rai
2 Katrina Kaif
3 Kareena Kapoor
4 Vidya Balan
Ans: 1
Q. China recently objected to the participation of an Indian Company in its joint venture with another country for offshore oil exploration. Which one among the following is that country?
1 Taiwan
2 South Korea
3 Sri Lanka
4 Vietnam
Ans: 4

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