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General Awareness (GA) Practice MCQs

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Q.1 Kandangi saree, which has got GI tag, is associated to which state?

  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Andra Pradesh


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Q.2 Peacock parachute spider, which is recently spotted in Eastern Ghat, is belongs to the genus

  • Chilobrachys
  • Poecilotheria
  • Avicularia
  • Mygalomorphae


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Q.3 Where was the india's first automated battery charging and changing station for e-buses inaugurated?

  • Ahmedabad
  • Chennai
  • Bangaluru
  • New Delhi


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Q.4 Which mobile application is launched by the government to search for generic medicines?

  • JanaushadhiSarvada
  • JanaushadhiService
  • JanaushadhiSafalam
  • JanaushadhiSugam


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Q.5 Recently launched book 'listening, learning and reading' is based on which leader?

  • Narendra Modi
  • Amit Shah
  • M. Venkaiah Naidu
  • Ram Nath Kovind


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Q.6 The book "Idea of Justice" is written by

  • Amitabh Ghosh
  • Amartya Sen
  • Jaswant Singh
  • S.S. Sodhi


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Q.7 The Author of the book "Jyoti Punj" is:

  • L.K.Adwani
  • Jaswant Singh
  • Narendra Modi
  • Sonia Gandhi


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Q.8 Arina is related with which of the following games?

  • Judo
  • Kho-Kho
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding


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Q.9 "Hopman Cup" is related to which sport?

  • Lawn Tennis
  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Badminton


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Q.10 Hima Das, is associated with which sport?

  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Cricket


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Q.11 The 'Bermuda Triangle' lies in-

  • Western North Atlantic ocean
  • Eastern North Atlantic ocean
  • North Pecific ocean
  • South Indian ocean


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Q.12 The milky way is classified as-

  • Spiral galaxy
  • Elecrical galaxy
  • Irregular galaxy
  • Round galaxy


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Q.13 Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?

  • Tiger
  • Giant Panda
  • Hornbill
  • White Bear


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Q.14 Tea is grown in-

  • Hot, wet and hilly region
  • Flat region
  • Winter season
  • Very cold region


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Q.15 Shyok is a tributary of-

  • Brahmaputra
  • Indus
  • Chenab
  • Sutlej


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Q.16 Kaziranga is known for-

  • Project Tiger
  • Two horned Rhino
  • One horned Rhino
  • Operation flood


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Q.17 The Information Technology (I.T.) capital of india is -

  • Hyderabad
  • Bangaluru
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai


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Q.18 The human development Index (HDI) is based on-

  • Life expectancy at birth
  • GDP per capita (PPP US $)
  • Mean Years of Schooling
  • All of the above


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Q.19 From which of the following taxes, the central government gets the maximum revenue?

  • Corporate Tax
  • Income Tax
  • Excise Duties
  • Custom Duties


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Q.20 Which one of the following is the first private telecom company to get a licence to launch a long distance phone service in india?

  • Bharti telesonic
  • Nokia
  • Reliance
  • Airtel


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Q.21 Namami Gange' is associated with for clean Ganga-

  • National Mission
  • Ganga Action plan
  • Smart city mission
  • AMRUT


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Q.22 The organisation which looks after the credit needs of agriculture and rural development is-

  • FCI
  • NABARD
  • IDBI
  • ICAR


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Q.23 Who got the Nobel Piece Prize 2019?

  • Olga Tokarczuk
  • Abiy Ahmed Ali
  • Peter Handke
  • Michael Kremer


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Q.24 Who founded the Servants of India Society?

  • Chittaranjan Das
  • Bal Gngadhar Tilak
  • Lala her Dayal
  • Gopal Krishna Gokhale


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Q.25 Vande Matram was taken from-

  • Rajtarangani
  • Anand Math
  • Akbarnama
  • Akbar kosha


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Q.26 The Sarvodaya Movement was started by-

  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Jayaprakash Narayan
  • Vinoba Bhave
  • Dada Dharmadhikari


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Q.27 Who is the current Home Affairs minister of India?

  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan
  • Amit Shah
  • Rajnath Singh
  • Piyush Goel


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Q.28 India is a-

  • Union of Federal states
  • Federal Union of states
  • Union of states
  • Union of states and Union territories


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Q.29 Who is called the 'Nightingale of India'?

  • Vijay Lakshami Pandit
  • Sarojini Naidu
  • Aruna Asaf Ali
  • Sucheta Kriplani


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Q.30 The first Muslim rular to introduce the system of price control was-

  • Balban
  • Jalaluddin Khalji
  • Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
  • Allauddin Khalji


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Q.31 Musical instrument 'Sitar' is the combination of-

  • Bansuri and Veena
  • Bansuri and Sarangi
  • Veena and Tambura
  • Veena and Piano


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Q.32 Teratali' the folkdance of which state?

  • Kerala
  • Rajasthan
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Tamil Nadu


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Q.33 What inspired the paintings of Ajanta?

  • Compassionate Buddha
  • Radha Krishna leela
  • Jain Teerthankras
  • Mahabharat encounters


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Q.34 World Water Day is observed on-

  • 22nd January
  • 22nd March
  • 22nd April
  • 22nd May


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Q.35 The headquaters of UNESCO is in-

  • Germany
  • Paris
  • U.S.A
  • Italy


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Q.36 Sound travels fastest in-

  • Water
  • steel
  • vacuum
  • Air


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Q.37 Hydrogen bomb is based on the phenomenon of-

  • Nuclear fusion
  • Nuclear fission
  • Nuclear explosion
  • none of thses


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Q.38 Plaster of Paris is made from-

  • Gypsum
  • Zinc
  • Slacked lime
  • limestone


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Q.39 Decibel' is a unit of-

  • Pitch
  • Sound energy
  • Loudness
  • length


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Q.40 The only mammal which can fly

  • whale
  • snake
  • Hen
  • Bat


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Q.1 The Simon Commission was formed to review-

  • Legislatures in India
  • Fitness of India for further reforms
  • A constitution for India
  • The position of the Viceroy


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Q.2 The Azad Hind Fauj was formed in-

  • 1937
  • 1942
  • 1943
  • 1945


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Q.3 Where did Mahatma Gandhi first apply his technique of satyagraha?

  • Dandi
  • Champaran
  • England
  • South Africa


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Q.4 The first governor-general of India was appointed under the provisions of -

  • 1773
  • 1784
  • 1833
  • 1858


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Q.5 An anti-British outfit 'Abhinav Bharat' was founded by-

  • R. G. Bhandarkar
  • V. D. Savarkar
  • C. R. Das
  • Sardar Bhagat Singh


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Q.6 Who led the Salt Satyagraha movement with Gandhi?

  • Annie Besant
  • Mridula Sarabhai
  • Muthu Lakshmi
  • Sarojini Naidu


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Q.7 In which of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of hunger strike as a weapon?

  • Non-Cooperation movement 1920-22
  • Rowlatt Satyagraha 1919
  • Ahmedabad strike 1918
  • Bardoli Satyagraha


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Q.8 Santhals were associated with-

  • Tribal Rebellion
  • Non-cooperation Movement
  • Salt Satyagraha
  • Indigo Revolt


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Q.9 Persian weekly 'Miratul Akhbar' was published by-

  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  • Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
  • Maulana Shibli Nomani


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Q.10 Who was the first president of All India Trade Union Congress?

  • Dewan Chaman Lal
  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • N. G. Ranga
  • Swami Sahajanand


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Q.11 Which of the following was the first to impose censorship of the press?

  • Wellesley
  • Hastings
  • Johan Adams
  • Dalhousie


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Q.12 Which of the following state was not annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse?

  • Satara
  • Jhansi
  • Awadh
  • Nagpur


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Q.13 Who founded the Servants of India Society?

  • Chittaranjan Das
  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • Lala Har Dayal
  • Gopal Krishna Gokhale


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Q.14 The first governor-general of the East India Company in India was?

  • Robert Clive
  • Sir John Shore
  • Warren Hastings
  • Marquis Hastings


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Q.15 Vande Mataram was taken from-

  • Akbarnama
  • Rajtarangini
  • Anand Math
  • Akbar Kosh


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Q.16 The call "Dilli Chalo" was given by-

  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Mahatma Gandhi


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Q.17 All India Muslim League was formed in-

  • Lahor
  • Aligarh
  • Lucknow
  • Dhaka


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Q.18 Which one of the following authors put forth the theory of the drain of India's resources to England?

  • Raja Rammohan Roy
  • Bankim Chand Chatterjee
  • G. G. Agarkar
  • Dadabhai Naoroji


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Q.19 The American publicist who was with Mahatma Gandhi during his 'Quit India' movement was-

  • Louis Fischer
  • William L. Shiver
  • Web Miller
  • Negley Farson


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Q.20 "Depressed Classes League" was established by-

  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
  • Babu Jagjiwan Ram
  • N. S. Kajrolkar
  • Mahatma Jyotiba Phule


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Q.1 The Simon Commission was formed to review-

  • Legislatures in India
  • Fitness of India for further reforms
  • A constitution for India
  • The position of the Viceroy


General Awareness (GA)Indian historyClass 12th

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Q.2 The Azad Hind Fauj was formed in-

  • 1937
  • 1942
  • 1943
  • 1945


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Q.3 Where did Mahatma Gandhi first apply his technique of satyagraha?

  • Dandi
  • Champaran
  • England
  • South Africa


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Q.4 The first governor-general of India was appointed under the provisions of -

  • 1773
  • 1784
  • 1833
  • 1858


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Q.5 An anti-British outfit 'Abhinav Bharat' was founded by-

  • R. G. Bhandarkar
  • V. D. Savarkar
  • C. R. Das
  • Sardar Bhagat Singh


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Q.6 Who led the Salt Satyagraha movement with Gandhi?

  • Annie Besant
  • Mridula Sarabhai
  • Muthu Lakshmi
  • Sarojini Naidu


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Q.7 In which of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi make the first use of hunger strike as a weapon?

  • Non-Cooperation movement 1920-22
  • Rowlatt Satyagraha 1919
  • Ahmedabad strike 1918
  • Bardoli Satyagraha


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Q.8 Santhals were associated with-

  • Tribal Rebellion
  • Non-cooperation Movement
  • Salt Satyagraha
  • Indigo Revolt


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Q.9 Persian weekly 'Miratul Akhbar' was published by-

  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  • Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
  • Maulana Shibli Nomani


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Q.10 Who was the first president of All India Trade Union Congress?

  • Dewan Chaman Lal
  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • N. G. Ranga
  • Swami Sahajanand


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Q.11 Which of the following was the first to impose censorship of the press?

  • Wellesley
  • Hastings
  • Johan Adams
  • Dalhousie


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Q.12 Which of the following state was not annexed under the Doctrine of Lapse?

  • Satara
  • Jhansi
  • Awadh
  • Nagpur


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Q.13 Who founded the Servants of India Society?

  • Chittaranjan Das
  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • Lala Har Dayal
  • Gopal Krishna Gokhale


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Q.14 The first governor-general of the East India Company in India was?

  • Robert Clive
  • Sir John Shore
  • Warren Hastings
  • Marquis Hastings


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Q.15 Vande Mataram was taken from-

  • Akbarnama
  • Rajtarangini
  • Anand Math
  • Akbar Kosh


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Q.16 The call "Dilli Chalo" was given by-

  • Lala Lajpat Rai
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Mahatma Gandhi


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Q.17 All India Muslim League was formed in-

  • Lahor
  • Aligarh
  • Lucknow
  • Dhaka


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Q.18 Which one of the following authors put forth the theory of the drain of India's resources to England?

  • Raja Rammohan Roy
  • Bankim Chand Chatterjee
  • G. G. Agarkar
  • Dadabhai Naoroji


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Q.19 The American publicist who was with Mahatma Gandhi during his 'Quit India' movement was-

  • Louis Fischer
  • William L. Shiver
  • Web Miller
  • Negley Farson


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Q.20 "Depressed Classes League" was established by-

  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
  • Babu Jagjiwan Ram
  • N. S. Kajrolkar
  • Mahatma Jyotiba Phule


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Q.1 As per the constitution of India, the minimum age of an Indian citizen to become the president of India is -

  • 30 years
  • 35 years
  • 40 years
  • 50 years


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Q.2 Which amendment of the Constitution of India limits the number of Ministers?

  • 73rd
  • 87th
  • 91st
  • 86th


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Q.3 In the Centre State Financial Relations in India, Gadgil formula is used in-

  • division of tax revenue
  • formulating the policy for fresh borrowing
  • writing off states indebtedness to the centre
  • Allocating central plan assistance between states


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Q.4 The sitting of the house of the people may be terminated by-

  • Adjournment
  • Prorogation
  • Dissolution
  • All of these


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Q.5 Part IV of the constitution of India deals with-

  • Fundamental rights
  • Citizenship
  • Directive principles of state policy
  • Union Executive


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Q.6 The basic parameters of India's foreign policy were laid down by-

  • Dr. Rajendra Prassad
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru
  • Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
  • Dr. Zakir Husain


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Q.7 Can there be a common high court for two or more states?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Only in financial emergency
  • only in national emergency


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Q.8 The right to vote in the national elections in India is based on the principle of-

  • Restricted franchise
  • Hereditary privileges
  • Property qualifications
  • Universal adult suffrage


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Q.9 The Right to Information Act, 2005 came into effect on-

  • 10 December, 2003
  • 5 January, 2004
  • 12 October, 2005
  • 7 July, 2004


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Q.10 Who appoints the governors of Indian states?

  • Council of Ministers
  • Vice-President
  • Prime Minister
  • President


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Q.11 The Union Budget is presented in-

  • The Lok Sabha
  • The Rajya Sabha
  • Joint session of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
  • Anywhere


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Q.12 Money Bill has been defined by the constitution under Article-

  • 109
  • 110
  • 111
  • both (b) and (c)


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Q.13 The Upper House of Parliament is known as-

  • Parliament House
  • Rajya Sabha
  • Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • Lok Sabha


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Q.14 Democratic Decentralization in India means-

  • More financial decentralization in favour of the states
  • Decentralisation of the power in bureaucratic structures.
  • Distribution of subjects between the centre and the states
  • Establishment of Panchayati Raj


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Q.15 Which Article relates to the "Right to Feedom"?

  • Article 14
  • Article 19
  • Article 16
  • Article 15


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Q.16 How many fundamental duties have been provided in Article 51A of the constitution?

  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12


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Q.17 Which of the following bodies is not a creation of the constitution?

  • Financial commission
  • Election commission
  • Planning commission
  • Union Public Service Commission


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Q.18 how many Articles and schedules, in the constitution of India has?

  • 448 Articles, 12 schedules
  • 395 Articles, 8 schedules
  • 450 Articles, 13 schedules
  • 448 Articles, 10 schedules


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Q.19 Power, authority, and responsibilities of municipalities are listed in which schedule of the constitution of India?

  • Ninth
  • Tenth
  • Eleventh
  • Twelfth


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Q.20 By the amendment the salary of the president of India is-

  • Rs. 50,000
  • Rs. 1,50,000
  • Rs. 75,000
  • 850000


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Q.1 In the visible spectrum the color having the shortest wavelength is :

  • Violet
  • Blue
  • Red
  • yellow


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Q.2 The Heater Element in an electric iron is made of__

  • Copper
  • Tungesten
  • Nichrome
  • Iron


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Q.3 Which of following is the most viscous medium?

  • Coaltar
  • Water
  • Glycerine
  • Alcohol


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Q.4 At which temperature do the reading of the centigrade and the fahrenheit scales coincide?

  • 00
  • -400
  • 1000
  • -800


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Q.5 Sound travels fastest in :

  • Water
  • Steel
  • Alcohol
  • Air


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Q.6 Which of the following is the property of Carbon Monoxide:

  • Oxidising Agent
  • Catalytic agent
  • Neutral oxide
  • Reducing agent


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Q.7 White phosphorous is generally kept under-

  • Alcohol
  • Water
  • glycerine
  • ether


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Q.8 The most abundant element in the earth's crust is:

  • O
  • Al
  • Si
  • N


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Q.9 The most important organic constituent of dynamite is :

  • Nitrobenzene
  • T.N.T.
  • Methyl chloride
  • Nitroglycerine


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Q.10 Which of the following is used in the manufacturing of candle?

  • Bees Wax
  • Spermaceti wax
  • Lanodin wax
  • Paraffin wax


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Q.11 DNA differs from RNA in having :

  • Uracil
  • Adenine
  • Thymin
  • Cytosine


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Q.12 Trachoma is disease of the :

  • Skin
  • Eyes
  • Lungs
  • Ear


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Q.13 What is the name of the longest bone of thigh?

  • Vistula
  • Femur
  • Fibula
  • Humerous


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Q.14 The Enzyme found in the salive is :

  • Ptyalin
  • Pepsin
  • Maltose
  • Lipase


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Q.15 Who discovered insulin?

  • F.Banting
  • Edward Jenner
  • Ronald Ross
  • S.A wakesman


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Q.1 The innermost layer of the earth is known as?

  • Mesosphere
  • Lithosphere
  • Asthenosphere
  • Barysphere


General Awareness (GA)Class 9thWorld Geography

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Q.2 On which particular date, does the sun remain at its shortest distance from the earth?

  • 4th July
  • 3rd January
  • 21st March
  • 22nd December


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Q.3 Which of the following is the largest island?

  • Madagascar
  • Honshu
  • Sumatra
  • Cuba


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Q.4 The Capital of Nigeria is -

  • Abuja
  • Sanna
  • Vienna
  • Warsaw


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Q.5 Which is the land of morning calm?

  • Thailand
  • Korea
  • Finland
  • Japan


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Q.6 Which of the following countries occupies an important place in the world for the production of coffee?

  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Brazil
  • Malaysia


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Q.7 Which of the following is known as the morning star?

  • Saturn
  • Venus
  • Jupiter
  • Mars


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Q.8 The shape of the milky way galaxy is -

  • Spiral
  • Circular
  • Elliptical
  • None of the above


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Q.9 Which of the following instruments is used for recording the earthquake waves?

  • Hydrograph
  • Pantograph
  • Seismograph
  • Barograph


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Q.10 The substances present at the center of the sun are in -

  • Solid, liquid and gaseous state
  • Liquid state only
  • Gaseous state only
  • Both liquid and gaseous states


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Q.11 The best variety of world's cotton is known as -

  • Sea Island
  • Short staple Indian
  • Egyptian
  • Upland American


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Q.12 Which of the following rivers flows in Germany?

  • Volga
  • Danube
  • Thames
  • Seine


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Q.13 Arakan yoma is the extension of Himalayas located in -

  • Baluchistan
  • Nepal
  • Kashmir
  • Myanmar


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Q.14 Which one of following is the largest lake in the world?

  • Caspian sea
  • Lake Baikal
  • Lake Victoria
  • Lake superior


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Q.15 The largest postal network in the world is in which country?

  • U.S A.
  • China
  • India
  • Brazil


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Q.16 The coniferous forests are not found in -

  • Amazonia
  • Scandinavia
  • Canada
  • Finland


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Q.17 Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?

  • Tiger
  • Giant Panda
  • Hornbill
  • White Bear


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Q.18 If it is 6.00 AM at greenwich, then it will be 11.00 AM at -

  • 90° E
  • 60° E
  • 75° E
  • 15° W


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Q.19 Which of the following has the highest wind velocity?

  • Tornado
  • Typhoon
  • Cyclone
  • Hurricane


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Q.20 In terms of longitude, the international Date line generally follows -

  • 90° E
  • 90° W
  • 180° ( E or W )
  • None of the above


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Q.21 Death valley is located in which state of USA?

  • Miami
  • California
  • Pennsyvania
  • Texas


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Q.22 Which of the following rivers falls in the land-locked sea?

  • Niger
  • Volga
  • St. Lawrence
  • Danube


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Q.23 Water from an artesian well flows up automatically due to 

  • Volcanic activity
  • Hydrostatic pressure
  • Heavy rainfall in region
  • Geothermal energy


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Q.24 When the sun is nearest to Earth, Earth is said to be in 

  • Aphelion
  • Perihelion
  • Apogee
  • Perigee


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Q.25 The most important activity of the Tundra region is -

  • Cropping
  • Hunting
  • Fish farming
  • Cattle rearing


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Q.26 Where is the Doldrums Belt located?

  • Near the poles
  • Near the tropic of cancer
  • Near the Equater
  • Near the Tropic of Capricorn


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Q.27 A class of animals known as marsupials is a characteristic feature of - 

  • South America
  • Africa
  • Australia
  • South East Asia


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Q.28 Which country is known as Britain of the south?

  • Fizi
  • Malaysia
  • Australia
  • New Zealand


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Q.29 Which one of the following is the biggest shipping canal in the world?

  • Suez canal
  • Soo canal
  • Kiel canal
  • Panama Canal


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Q.30 Khamsin is a hot and dry local wind experienced in -

  • Iran
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Iran


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Q.31 Which one of the following is most prone to earthquakes?

  • Plateaus
  • Costal plains
  • Old shields
  • Young folded mountains


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Q.32 Which one of the following is not a member of the Ganga-Mekong Swarnbhoomi coopration project?

  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • Laos
  • Vietnam


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Q.33 Which country is the chief exporter of Copper?

  • Morocco
  • South Africa
  • Ghana
  • Zambia


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Q.34 The seasonal movement of men with its animals in search of pastures is known as -

  • Pastoral farming
  • Shifting Cultivation
  • Nomadic herding
  • Trans humance


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Q.35 Number of persons expressed in terms of unit area of land is known as -

  • Economic density
  • Agricultural density
  • Physiological density
  • Arithmetical density


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Q.36 A large number on species of plants are found within a small unit of area at 

  • Coniferous temperate forests
  • Mangrove coastal forests
  • Wet evergreen equatorial forests
  • Deciduous monsoon forests


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Q.37 Who was the first to state that the earth is spherical?

  • Copernicus
  • Ptolemy
  • Strabo
  • Aristotle


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Q.38 which one of the following is a fresh water fish?

  • Rohu
  • Salmon
  • Sardine
  • Pomfret


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Q.39 Which one of the following metals has the highest density?

  • Gold
  • Iron
  • Platinum
  • Lead


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Q.40 More than 90% of the rock forming minerals in the earth's crust consist of -

  • Oxides
  • Silicates
  • Carbonates
  • Sulphides and sulphates


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Q.1 The innermost layer of the earth is known as?

  • Mesosphere
  • Lithosphere
  • Asthenosphere
  • Barysphere


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Q.2 On which particular date, does the sun remain at its shortest distance from the earth?

  • 4th July
  • 3rd January
  • 21st March
  • 22nd December


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Q.3 Which of the following is the largest island?

  • Madagascar
  • Honshu
  • Sumatra
  • Cuba


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Q.4 The Capital of Nigeria is -

  • Abuja
  • Sanna
  • Vienna
  • Warsaw


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Q.5 Which is the land of morning calm?

  • Thailand
  • Korea
  • Finland
  • Japan


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Q.6 Which of the following countries occupies an important place in the world for the production of coffee?

  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Brazil
  • Malaysia


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Q.7 Which of the following is known as the morning star?

  • Saturn
  • Venus
  • Jupiter
  • Mars


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Q.8 The shape of the milky way galaxy is -

  • Spiral
  • Circular
  • Elliptical
  • None of the above


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Q.9 Which of the following instruments is used for recording the earthquake waves?

  • Hydrograph
  • Pantograph
  • Seismograph
  • Barograph


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Q.10 The substances present at the center of the sun are in -

  • Solid, liquid and gaseous state
  • Liquid state only
  • Gaseous state only
  • Both liquid and gaseous states


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Q.11 The best variety of world's cotton is known as -

  • Sea Island
  • Short staple Indian
  • Egyptian
  • Upland American


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Q.12 Which of the following rivers flows in Germany?

  • Volga
  • Danube
  • Thames
  • Seine


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Q.13 Arakan yoma is the extension of Himalayas located in -

  • Baluchistan
  • Nepal
  • Kashmir
  • Myanmar


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Q.14 Which one of following is the largest lake in the world?

  • Caspian sea
  • Lake Baikal
  • Lake Victoria
  • Lake superior


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Q.15 The largest postal network in the world is in which country?

  • U.S A.
  • China
  • India
  • Brazil


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Q.16 The coniferous forests are not found in -

  • Amazonia
  • Scandinavia
  • Canada
  • Finland


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Q.17 Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?

  • Tiger
  • Giant Panda
  • Hornbill
  • White Bear


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Q.18 If it is 6.00 AM at greenwich, then it will be 11.00 AM at -

  • 90° E
  • 60° E
  • 75° E
  • 15° W


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Q.19 Which of the following has the highest wind velocity?

  • Tornado
  • Typhoon
  • Cyclone
  • Hurricane


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Q.20 In terms of longitude, the international Date line generally follows -

  • 90° E
  • 90° W
  • 180° ( E or W )
  • None of the above


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Q.21 Death valley is located in which state of USA?

  • Miami
  • California
  • Pennsyvania
  • Texas


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Q.22 Which of the following rivers falls in the land-locked sea?

  • Niger
  • Volga
  • St. Lawrence
  • Danube


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Q.23 Water from an artesian well flows up automatically due to 

  • Volcanic activity
  • Hydrostatic pressure
  • Heavy rainfall in region
  • Geothermal energy


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Q.24 When the sun is nearest to Earth, Earth is said to be in 

  • Aphelion
  • Perihelion
  • Apogee
  • Perigee


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Q.25 The most important activity of the Tundra region is -

  • Cropping
  • Hunting
  • Fish farming
  • Cattle rearing


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Q.26 Where is the Doldrums Belt located?

  • Near the poles
  • Near the tropic of cancer
  • Near the Equater
  • Near the Tropic of Capricorn


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Q.27 A class of animals known as marsupials is a characteristic feature of - 

  • South America
  • Africa
  • Australia
  • South East Asia


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Q.28 Which country is known as Britain of the south?

  • Fizi
  • Malaysia
  • Australia
  • New Zealand


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Q.29 Which one of the following is the biggest shipping canal in the world?

  • Suez canal
  • Soo canal
  • Kiel canal
  • Panama Canal


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Q.30 Khamsin is a hot and dry local wind experienced in -

  • Iran
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Iran


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Q.31 Which one of the following is most prone to earthquakes?

  • Plateaus
  • Costal plains
  • Old shields
  • Young folded mountains


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Q.32 Which one of the following is not a member of the Ganga-Mekong Swarnbhoomi coopration project?

  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • Laos
  • Vietnam


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Q.33 Which country is the chief exporter of Copper?

  • Morocco
  • South Africa
  • Ghana
  • Zambia


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Q.34 The seasonal movement of men with its animals in search of pastures is known as -

  • Pastoral farming
  • Shifting Cultivation
  • Nomadic herding
  • Trans humance


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Q.35 Number of persons expressed in terms of unit area of land is known as -

  • Economic density
  • Agricultural density
  • Physiological density
  • Arithmetical density


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Q.36 A large number on species of plants are found within a small unit of area at 

  • Coniferous temperate forests
  • Mangrove coastal forests
  • Wet evergreen equatorial forests
  • Deciduous monsoon forests


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Q.37 Who was the first to state that the earth is spherical?

  • Copernicus
  • Ptolemy
  • Strabo
  • Aristotle


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Q.38 which one of the following is a fresh water fish?

  • Rohu
  • Salmon
  • Sardine
  • Pomfret


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Q.39 Which one of the following metals has the highest density?

  • Gold
  • Iron
  • Platinum
  • Lead


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Q.40 More than 90% of the rock forming minerals in the earth's crust consist of -

  • Oxides
  • Silicates
  • Carbonates
  • Sulphides and sulphates


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Q.1 Origin of GANGA RIVER

  • Gangotri Glacier (Bhagirathi), Uttarakhand
  • Himalaya
  • Jammu Kashmir
  • Srinagar


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Q.2 Origin of YAMUNA RIVER

  • Himachal
  • Himalaya
  • Yamunotri Glacier, Uttarakhand
  • Alaknanda


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Q.3 Origin of Brahmaputra River is:

  • Angsi Glacier in Himalaya in Tibet
  • Sri Nagar
  • Laddakh
  • none of these


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Q.4 Origin of Indus river

  • Upper Himalaya
  • Mahabaleswar
  • Tibetan plateau
  • Amarkantak


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Q.5 The Origin of Krishna River:

  • Western Ghats near Mahabaleswar in Maharashtra
  • Satpura range
  • Karnataka
  • Himanchal Pradesh


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Q.6 The length of Tapti River and it ends in:

  • 724 Km, Gulf of Khambat (Gujarat) Arabian Sea
  • 858 Km, Bay of Bangal
  • 580 Km, Arabian Sea
  • 1315 Km, Kendarpada


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Q.7 What is the name of South Ganga?

  • Godavari
  • Mahanadi
  • Narmada
  • Mahi


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Q.8 The length of the Narmada River is:

  • 1520 Kms
  • 1315 Kms
  • 858 Kms
  • 1465 Kms


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Q.9 The Tributary of Indus river

  • Sutlej River
  • Kaveri River
  • Tapti River
  • Mahi River


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Q.10 Tributary of Yamuna river is

  • Betwa river
  • Gomati River
  • Kosi river
  • Son river


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Q.11 Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is built on which river?

  • Kaveri river
  • Krishna river
  • Ravi river
  • Sutlej river


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Q.12 The biggest Dam in India situated on which river?

  • Sardaar Sarovar, Narmada river
  • Bhakra dam, sutlej river
  • Kadra dam, Kalinadi
  • Hirakund dam, Mahanadi


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Q.13 Which is the longest dam in India?

  • Hirakund dam
  • Tehri dam
  • Bilaspur dam
  • Kadra dam


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Q.14 The oldest dam in India

  • Kallanai dam
  • Kodieveri dam
  • Neyyar dam
  • Bargi dam


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Q.15 Tehri dam is situated in which state?

  • Punjab
  • Uttarakhand
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Uttar Pradesh


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Q.16 Tungabhadra dam is located in which state?

  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Uttar Pradesh


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Q.17 Bansagar dam is built on which river?

  • Neyyar
  • Kali
  • Sone
  • Narmada


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Q.18 Bargi dam is related to which river?

  • Sutlej
  • Ravi
  • Narmada
  • Tapti


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Q.19 Which dam is built on the Chambal River?

  • Rajghat
  • Gandhi sagar
  • Hirakund
  • Nizam sagar


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Q.20 Bhakhra Nangal dam is related to which state?

  • Punjab
  • Uttarakhand
  • west bengal
  • Madhya Pradesh


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Q.1 Who introduced the term state for the first time?

  • Karl Marx
  • Machiavelli
  • Rousseau
  • Jean Bodin


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Q.2 How do we consider a Constitution rigid or flexible?

  • Based upon the provisions made for its amendment
  • Based upon Constitutional Supremacy
  • Based upon Parliamentary Supremacy
  • Based upon Judicial Review


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Q.3 Indian constitutional amendment procedure is:

  • Rigid
  • Flexible
  • Rigid as well as Flexible
  • None


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Q.4 The nature of the Indian Constitution-

  • Unitary
  • Federal
  • Quasi Federal System
  • Parliamentary


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Q.5 When did the East India Company?

  • 31st December, 1600
  • 13th December, 1598
  • 31th December, 1609
  • 11th December, 1603


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Q.6 The Charter was issued to the East Indian Company in 1600 by whom?

  • King Charles II
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Queen Victoria
  • Queen Mary


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Q.7 For how many years the charter gave the company a monopoly to trade with the east and west coasts of India?

  • 10 Years
  • 20 Years
  • 15 Years
  • Indefinite Years


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Q.8 Which Act abolished the administration system in India?

  • Pitt’s India Act of 1784
  • Government of India Act of 1858
  • Charter Act of 1913
  • Regulating Act of 1773


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Q.9 Name of the first Governor-General of Bengal.

  • Warren Hastings
  • Lord Dalhousie
  • WIlliam Bentick
  • Lord Cornwallis


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Q.10 Who was the first Governor-General of British India?

  • Lord Dalhousie
  • Warren Hastings
  • WIlliam Bentick
  • Lord Cornwallis


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Q.1 Name the branch of astronomy that involves the origin and evolution of the universe.

  • Cosmology
  • Meteorology
  • Petrology
  • Orology


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Q.2 Why does a star produce its own light and heat?

  • Nuclear fission
  • Nuclear fusion
  • Chemical reaction
  • None


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Q.3 Which theory explains the origin of the universe?

  • Geocentric Model
  • Heliocentricity
  • Big Bang Theory
  • Pulsating Theory


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Q.4 Big bang theory was proposed by

  • Georges Lemaitre
  • Hermann Bondi
  • Thomas Gold
  • Hoyle


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Q.5 Who proposed the theory of the expanding universe?

  • Georges Lemaitre
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Edwin Hubble
  • Claudius Ptolemy


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Q.6 Who proposed the steady-state theory?

  • Hermann Bondi
  • Thomas Gold
  • Sir James Jeans
  • Fred Hoyle


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Q.7 What is the pulsating theory of the universe?

  • A cosmological model that combines both the Big Bang and the Big Crunch as part of a cyclical event
  • An expansion and contraction of the star as a whole in a regular periodic pulsation
  • All the matter of the universe was present in a single place in the form of hot and dense fireball
  • Counting of the galaxies is constant and new galaxies which are forming continuously are filling the empty spaces


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Q.8 What Are Constellations?

  • A group of stars that appears to form a pattern or picture
  • Small chunks of ice and rock come from the outer edge of the solar system
  • Collection of billions of stars
  • Small irregularly shaped rocks made up of metal or minerals


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Q.9 In which of these constellations does the current Pole Star, Polaris, lie?

  • Ursa Minor
  • Orion
  • Ursa Major
  • Corona Borealis


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Q.10 Where in the sky would the Pole Star appear to an observer situated on the North Pole?

  • At a fixed point on the horizon
  • Perpetually below the horizon and invisible
  • It depends on the time of the year
  • At the zenith (exactly overhead)


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Q.1 Name the branch of astronomy that involves the origin and evolution of the universe.

  • Cosmology
  • Meteorology
  • Petrology
  • Orology