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Q 1.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II (Folk Dance) (State) A. Bidesia 1. Jharkhand B. Lajri 2. Uttarakhand C. Dangri 3. Himachal Pradesh D. Tamasha 4. Mahrashtra Codes: A B C D A B C D

1 2 3 4

B

1 3 4 2

C

3 1 2 4

D

3 1 4 2

Explanation

The correctly matched pairs are : Bidesia — Jharkhand Lajri — Uttarakhand Dangri — Himachal Pradesh Tamasha — Mahrashtra These are names of folk stage performances in their respective states.

Q 2.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II A. Khadakvasla 1. Victorial Memorial B. Konark 2. Ambabai C. Kolhapur 3. Sun Temple D. Kolkata 4. National Defence Academy Codes: A B C D A B C D

1 3 2 1

B

1 2 3 4

C

1 3 4 2

D

4 3 1 2

Explanation

The correctly matched pairs are : Khadakvasla — National Defence Academy.The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train together before they go on to pre-commissioning training in their respective service academies. The NDA is located in Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra. It is the first tri-service academy in the world.
Konark — Sun Temple. Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century temple, at Konark, in Odisha, India. It was supposedly built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250.
Kolhapur — Ambabai. The Shri Mahalakshmi Temple of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India, is one of the Shakti Peethas listed in various puranas of Hinduism. According to these writings, a Shakti Peetha is a place associated with Shakti, the goddess of power.
Kolkata — Victorial Memorial. The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, West Bengal, India which was built between 1906 and 1921.

Q 3.

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Consider the following statements :
1. Panchatantra was written by Pt. Vishnu Sharma.
2. Buddha charitam was written by Ashwaghosh.
3. Prem Vatika was written by Raskhan.
4. Arthashastra was written by Kautilya.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 and 2 only

B

2 and 3 only

C

1, 2 and 3 only

All of the above

Explanation

All of these statements given above are correct.

Q 4.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II A. Bandipur National Park 1. Mysore, Karnataka B. Dachigam Sanctuary 2. Jammu and Kashmir C. Ghana Bird Sanctuary 3. Bharatpur, Rajasthan D. Periyar 4. Idukki, Kerala Codes: A B C D A B C D

1 2 3 4

B

4 3 2 1

C

1 3 2 4

D

4 2 3 1

Explanation

The correctly matched pairs are:

Bandipur National Park — Mysore.Bandipur National Park, established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, is a national park located in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It was once a private hunting reserve for the Maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore.
Dachigam Sanctuary — Jammu and Kashmir. Dachigam National Park is located 22 kilometers from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. It covers an area of 141 square kilometers.
Ghana Bird Sanctuary — Bharatpur.The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that plays host to thousands of birds especially during the summer season.
Periyar — Idukki, Kerala.Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the districts of Idukki and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, south India. It is notable as an elephant reserve and a tiger reserve.

Q 5.

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Consider the following statements :
1. Largest port of India is Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai.
2. Kandla in Gujarat is a tidal port.
3. The largest natural port is in Vishakapatnam. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 and 2 only

B

2 and 3 only

C

1 and 3 only

1, 2 and 3

Explanation

All the above statements are correct.

Q 6.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II A. Pichavaram 1. Odisha B. Krishna estuary 2. Maharashtra C. Ratnagiri 3. Andhra Pradesh D. Bhitar Kanika 4. Tamil Nadu Codes: A B C D

A

1 2 3 4

B

2 1 3 4

4 3 2 1

D

4 2 1 3

Explanation

Pichavaram — Tamil Nadu
Krishna estuary — Andhra Pradesh
Ratnagiri — Maharashtra
Bhitar Kanika — Odisha

Q 7.

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Consider the following statements :
1. Kapilvastu related to Lord Buddha.
2. Kedarnath the temple of Lord Kedar.
3. Khajuraho, famous for its temples and erotic sculpture.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 and 2 only

B

2 and 3 only

C

1 and 3 only

All of the above

Explanation

All the above statements are correct.

Q 8.

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Consider the following statements :
1. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway started in 1881 is the oldest.
2. Kalka Shimla Railway covers the longest distance among the three trains.
3. Nilgiri mountain covers the shortest distance.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 only

B

1 and 2 only

C

2 and 3 only

1, 2 and 3

Q 9.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-I List-II (Crematorium) (Persons) A. Raj Ghat 1. Mahatama Gandhi B. Veer Bhumi 2. Rajiv Gandhi C. Shakti Sthal 3. Indira Gandhi D. Shanti Van 4. J.L. Nehru Codes: A B C D A B C D

1 2 3 4

B

4 3 2 1

C

3 4 1 2

D

1 2 4 3

Explanation

Raj Ghat — Mahatama Gandhi
Veer Bhumi — Rajiv Gandhi
Shakti Sthal — Indira Gandhi
Shanti Van — J.L. Nehru

Q 10.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-I List-II A. Central Rice Research 1. Cuttack
Institute B. National Dairy Research 2. Karnal Institute C. National Institute of 3. Panaji Oceanography D. National Aeronautical 4. Bangalore Laboratory Codes: A B C D A B C D

1 2 3 4

B

4 3 2 1

C

4 2 1 3

D

1 4 2 3

Explanation

Central Rice Research — Cuttack Institute
National Dairy Research — Karnal Institute
National Institute of — Panaji Oceanography
National Aeronautical — Bangalore Laboratory

Q 11.

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Consider the following statements :
1. The Global Integrity Report is an essential guide to anti-corruption institutions and mechanisms around the world.
2. The report is presented by local researchers, journalists and academics using doubleblind peer review process.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 only

B

2 only

Both 1 and 2

D

Neither 1 nor 2

Explanation

Both the statements given above are correct.

Q 12.

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Consider the following statements :
1. The EU is the world's largest economy.
2. The EU has its own flag, anthem and currency.
3. The EU's combined armed forces are the second largest in the world.
4. The EU has its own constitution.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1, 2 and 3

B

1 and 4

C

2 and 3

D

3 and 4

Explanation

1. The EU is the world's largest economy
2. The EU has its own flag, anthem and currency
3. The EU's combined armed forces are the second largest in the world.

Q 13.

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Consider the following statements :
1. East Asia Summit (EAS) is formed in 2005 with ASEAN in a leadership position.
2. The first EAS summit was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 only

B

2 only

Both 1 and 2

D

Neither 1 nor 2

Q 14.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II (Agencies) (Headquarters) A. United Nations 1. Nairobi Development Programme (UNDP) B. United Nations 2. Vienna Environment Programme (UNEP) C. United Nations 3. Berne Industrial Development Organisation (UNID) D. Universal Postal 4. New York Union (UPU) Codes : A B C D A B C D

A

2 3 4 1

4 1 2 3

C

2 1 4 3

D

4 3 2 1

Explanation

The correctly matched pairs are :
UNDP - New york UNEP - Nairobi
UNID - Vienna
UPU - Berne

Q 15.

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Consider the following statements :
1. The headquarters of UNESCO is located in Geneva.
2. The headquarters of IMF is located in Paris.
3. The headquarters of ILO is located in Washington.
4. The headquarters of UNIDO is located in Vienna.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 only

B

2 only

4 only

D

All of the above

Explanation

The headquarter of UNIDO is located in Vienna.

Q 16.

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Consider the following statements about NATO?
1. It is 28 members organization.
2. It was founded in 1949.
3. Iceland is one of the original members of NATO.
4. The Head quarters of NATO is in New York. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 and 4

B

3 and 4

1, 2 and 3

D

All of the above

Explanation

All the statements given above are correct.

Q 17.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II A. 4th November 1. World Citizen Day B. 10th December 2. International Human Rights Day C. 26th November 3. National Law Day D. 5th October 4. World Teacher's Day Codes: A B C D A B C D

A

2 1 3 4

B

1 3 2 4

C

3 2 1 4

1 2 3 4

Explanation

The correctly matched pairs are :
World Citizen Day - 4th December
International Human - 10th November
Rights Day National Law Day - 26th November
World Teacher's Day - 5th October

Q 18.

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Consider the following statments :
1. International Women's Day observed on 8th March.
2. World AIDS Day observed on 1st December.
3. World Forest day observed on 21st March.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only

B

2 only

C

Both 1 and 2

D

All of the above

Q 19.

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Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below : List-I List-II A. Baalaika 1. Russia B. Cabaca 2. Latin America C. Hityokin 3. Japan D. Sitar 4. India Codes: A B C D A B C D

1 2 3 4

B

4 3 2 1

C

1 4 3 2

D

4 2 3 1

Explanation

Ballaiaka - Russia
Cebaca - Latin America
Hityokin - Japan
Sitar - India
All these are names of musical instruments played in their respective countries.

Q 20.

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Consider the following facts about Education Development Index:
1. This index has been developed by National University of Educational Planning and Development.
2. EDI comprises of four components - Access,
infrastructure, teachers and outcomes. The correct code is

A

1 only

1 and 2

C

2 and 3

D

1, 2 and 3

Q 21.

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Determinant of population growth is-
1. Family 2. Marriage
3. Economy 4. Fertility Codes:

A

1and 2

B

2 and 3

C

3 and 4

4 only

Q 22.

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Match List - I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below. List - I List - II (Commission/ (Mandate) Committee) A. Sachar Committee 1. Anti-Sikh Riots, 1984 B. Srikrishna 2. Socio-economic Commission and educational conditions of Muslims in India C. Ranganath Misra 3. Bombay Commission Communal Riots, 1992 D. Nanavati 4. Linguistic and Commission religious minorities in India Codes: A B C D

2 3 4 1

B

2 4 3 1

C

1 4 3 2

D

1 3 4 2

Q 23.

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Arrange the following Acts in order in which they were enacted? Use the codes given below:
1. Child Marriage Restraint Act.
2. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.
3. Hindu Marriage Act.
4. Dowry Prohibition Act. Codes :

A

2, 1, 3, 4

1, 3, 4, 2

C

3, 2, 1, 4

D

4, 3, 2, 1

Q 24.

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Consider the following statements When a man circles round the earth in a satellite, then

A

His mass becomes zero but weight remains constant

Mass remains constant but weight becomes zero

C

Both mass and weight remain constant

D

Both mass and weight remain zero

Explanation

Mass remains constant but weight becomes zero

Q 25.

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Consider the following statements:
1. National Food Security Mission (NFSM) is a Central Scheme of government of India launched in 2007.
2. Its Motto is to increase production and productivity of wheat, rice and pulses on a sustainable basis.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A

1 only

B

2 only

Both 1 and 2

D

None of the above

Explanation

National Food Security Mission (NFSM) is a Central Scheme of GOI launched in 2007 for 5 years to increase production and productivity of wheat, rice and pulses on a sustainable basis so as to ensure food security of the country.