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  Question 1

The snake bite firstly affects which part of body?

A : Nervous system
B : Brain
C : Blood circulation
D : Lungs



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 2

    Human skin is ____

    A : A cell
    B : A tissue
    C : An organ
    D : None of these



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 3

    Insulin is secreted by _____

    A : Spleen
    B : Gonads
    C : Liver
    D : pancreas



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 4

    A colour-blind person cannot differentiate between the colours _____

    A : Yellow and green
    B : Black and blue
    C : Red and Green
    D : Blue and green



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 5

    Genes are made-up of

    A : Nucleic acids
    B : Proteins
    C : Carbohydrates
    D : Lipids



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 6

    The disease caused by deficiency of protein in children is ____

    A : Marasmus
    B : Pellagra
    C : Beri-beri
    D : Rickets



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 7

    Which of the following supports particle nature of photons?

    A : Diffraction
    B : Polarization
    C : Photoelectric effect
    D : Interference



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 8

    Gypsum is used for improvement of:

    A : Alkaline soils
    B : Saline soils
    C : Podsols
    D : Acidic soils



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 9

    Indicate the correct arrangement for electromagnetic radiation in order of their increasingwavelength.

    A : Microwave, infrared, visible, X-rays
    B : X-rays visible, infrared, microwave
    C : Visible, infrared, microwave, X - rays
    D : X-rays, infrared, visible, microwave



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 10

    Instrument used to study the behavior of a vibrating string is:

    A : Barometer
    B : Hydrometer
    C : Hygrometer
    D : Sonometer



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 11

    When sound travels from air to water the quantity that remains unchanged is

    A : speed
    B : frequency
    C : intensity
    D : wavelength



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 12

    A leaf appears green in day light. When seen in red light it appears to be

    A : red
    B : green
    C : black
    D : white



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 13

    Which of the following properties shows that light is a transverse wave?

    A : reflection
    B : Interference
    C : Diffraction
    D : Polarisation



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 14

    Food cans are coated with Tin and not Zinc because

    A : Zinc is costlier than Tin
    B : Zinc has a higher melting point than Tin
    C : Zinc is more reactive that Tin
    D : Zinc is less reactive than Tin



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 15

    Ari antigen develops antibodies. The antibodies which protect the body from their harmfuleffect are

    A : Immunoglobulins
    B : Phospholipids
    C : Albumins
    D : Lymphocytes



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 16

    Hygrometer is used for measuring the

    A : relative humidity
    B : discharge rate of water
    C : tidal waves
    D : speed of water run-off



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 17

    Biogas produced by the fermentation of animal dung, human sewage or crop residues inan airtight container is rich in

    A : Propane
    B : Butane
    C : Methane
    D : Carbon dioxide



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 18

    Sextant is used to measure

    A : weight of an object
    B : height of an object
    C : length of an object
    D : efficiency of sex diagnosis



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 19

    Radio waves reflect back from which layer of the earth's atmosphere?

    A : Ionosphere
    B : Stratosphere
    C : Mesosphere
    D : Ozone layer



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 20

    If lime is added to the soil, then

    A : Acidity of soil increases
    B : Acidity of soil decreases
    C : Salinity of soil increases
    D : None of these



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 21

    If a ship comes to sea water from river water, then its bottom will

    A : Rise due to buoyancy
    B : Rise in water due to more mass of water
    C : Same in both sea or river water
    D : None of these



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 22

    Liver digests

    A : Proteins
    B : Fats
    C : Amino acids
    D : Water



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 23

    A solid needle placed horizontally on the surface of the water floats due to

    A : Viscosity of Water
    B : Capillary Action
    C : Water Pressure
    D : Surface tension of water



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 24

    Rickets is caused due to the deficiency of

    A : vitamin A
    B : Vitamin C
    C : Vitamin D
    D : Vitamin B12



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 25

    Hydrochloric acid is secreted by the cells lining the ______

    A : Oral cavity
    B : Stomach
    C : Ileum
    D : Colon



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 26

    Emulsification is ________

    A : breaking fats into small globules
    B : digestion of fats
    C : absorption of fats
    D : storage of fats



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 27

    Lungs are located in the ________

    A : abdominal cavity
    B : pericardial cavity
    C : peritoneal cavity
    D : pleural cavity



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 28

    The ordinary and maximum tolerance limit of sound by human being is _______

    A : 50 db to 70 db (decibel)
    B : 60 db to 80 db (decibel)
    C : 65 db to 75 db (decibel)
    D : 70 db to 85 db (decibel



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 29

    An iron needle floats on the surface of water due to _____

    A : Upthrust of water
    B : surface tension
    C : Viscosity
    D : Gravitational force



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 30

    Trans fat is generally considered to be bad for human health because it lowers the levelof _____

    A : HDL
    B : LDL
    C : Triglycerides
    D : Insulin



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 31

    There is no atmosphere on the moon because ______

    A : It is near to the earth
    B : It receives light from the sun
    C : it revolves around the earth
    D : Escape velocity of gas molecules on it, is less than the root mean square velocity



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 32

    The best conductor of electricity amongst the following is _____

    A : Aluminium
    B : Copper
    C : Silver
    D : Gold



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 33

    Dynamo converts_______

    A : High voltage into low voltage
    B : Electrical energy into mechanical energy
    C : Mechanical energy into electrical energy
    D : low voltage into high voltage



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 34

    If the gravitational force of the earth suddenly disappears, which are of the following willbe the correct consequence?

    A : The weight of an object will become zero but the mass will remain the same
    B : The mass of the object will become zero but the weight will remain the same
    C : Both the mass and the weight of the object will become zero
    D : The mass of the object will increase



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 35

    What is the role of anti-oxidants in human system?

    A : They promote vitamin synthesis
    B : they prevent excessive oxidation of carbohydrates, protein and fat
    C : They protect cells against the effects of free-radicals
    D : They activate certain genes which delay the aging process



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 36

    Which one of the following does not increase the amount of carbon-dioxide in carboncycle on earth?

    A : Respiration
    B : photosynthesis
    C : Decay of organic matter
    D : Volcanic action



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 37

    Which one of the following acids is present in sour milk products?

    A : Acetic Acid
    B : Butyric Acid
    C : Tartaric Acid
    D : Lactic Acid



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 38

    Which one of the following colours is seen in the middle of a rainbow?

    A : Blue
    B : Green
    C : Red
    D : Yellow



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 39

    Which one of the following vitamins is responsible for blood-clotting?

    A : C
    B : K
    C : E
    D : D



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 40

    Which one of the following alloys is called an amalgam?

    A : Zinc - Copper
    B : Copper - Tin
    C : Mercury - Zinc
    D : Lead - Zinc



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 41

    Which one of the following radio-elements is used to measure the speed of the blood flowin human body?

    A : Radio-Phosphorus
    B : Radio-Iodine
    C : Radio-Iron
    D : Radio-Sodium



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 42

    Which one of the following acids is used in the manufacturing of baking powder?

    A : Oxalic acid
    B : Lactic acid
    C : tartaric acid
    D : Benzoic acid



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 43

    The radio isotope used to control blood cancer (leukaemia) is _______

    A : Iodin-131
    B : Sodium-24
    C : Phosphorus-32
    D : Cobalt-60



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 44

    The normal temperature of human body is

    A : 37° C
    B : 37°F
    C : 104°F
    D : 36.4° C



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 45

    Manometer is used to measure

    A : Small distances
    B : Humidity
    C : Fluctuations in current
    D : Pressure



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 46

    How many kinds of Blood Groups do humans have?

    A : 4
    B : 6
    C : 8
    D : 12



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 47

    In the human body, which of the following organs is responsible for water balance?

    A : Heart
    B : Liver
    C : Kidneys
    D : Lungs



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 48

    The gas causing acid rain in an industrial area is

    A : Carbon dioxide
    B : Carbon monoxide
    C : Sulphur dioxide
    D : Methane



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 49

    A person climbing a hill bends forward in order to _________

    A : Avoid slipping
    B : Increase speed
    C : Reduce fatigue
    D : Increase stability



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 50

    Bats can fly in the dark, because __________

    A : They have better vision in the dark
    B : The pupils of their eyes are very big
    C : They are guided by ultrasonic waves produced by them
    D : None of the above



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 51

    Which of the following body estimate national income in India?

    A : Reserve Bank of India
    B : Planning Commission
    C : Finance Commission
    D : Central Statistical Organisation



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 52

    Which body in India does the regulation of Insurance Sector?

    A : D.F.H.I
    B : C.I.I.
    C : SEBI
    D : I.R.D.A.



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 53

    During which Five Year Plan, did Indian agriculture grow at the highest rate?

    A : Ninth Five Year Plan
    B : Tenth Five Year Plan
    C : Eighth Five Year Plan
    D : Fourth Five Year Plan



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 54

    Currently, what is the share of agriculture and allied activities in Gross CapitalFormation of India?

    A : About 20%
    B : About 7%
    C : About 12%
    D : About 14%



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 55

    United Nations in its report 'World Population Prospects 2012” has projected worldpopulation by the end of 2050 at _____

    A : 8.7 billion
    B : 9.0 billion
    C : 9.6 billion
    D : 10.2 billion



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 56

    In single brand retail, the Government has raised FDI limit from 49% to-----------through FIPB route

    A : 0.51
    B : 0.74
    C : 1
    D : No Change



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 57

    'Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana' aims at ____

    A : meeting rural needs like primary education, health care, drinking water, housing,rural roads
    B : alleviating poverty through micro enterprises
    C : generating employment in rural areas
    D : strengthening Panchayati Raj system in rural areas



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 58

    The most appropriate measure of a country's economic growth is its ____

    A : Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
    B : Net Domestic Product (NDP)
    C : Net National Product (NNP)
    D : Per Capita Product (PCP)



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 59

    Which group refers to dependent population in the population pyramid?

    A : 15-60 years group
    B : Above 60 years group
    C : Above 50 years group
    D : 0-14 years group



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 60

    Which one of the following State of India has the highest urban density?

    A : Maharashtra
    B : Punjab
    C : Tamil Nadu
    D : West Bengal



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 61

    FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act) was finally implemented in the year ____

    A : 1991
    B : 1997
    C : 2002
    D : 2007



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 62

    Money laundering means______

    A : Hiding of income source mainly to avoid Income Tax
    B : Money acquired through criminal source
    C : Money acquired from undisclosed sources and deposited in foreign banks
    D : Process of conversion of money obtained illegally to appear to have originatedfrom legitimate sources



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 63

    Reserves which can act as a liquidity buffer for commercial banks during crisis timesare

    A : CAR
    B : CRR
    C : CAR and CRR
    D : CRR and SLR



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 64

    The headquarters of RBI is in _____

    A : Delhi
    B : Kanpur
    C : Mumbai
    D : Nasik



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 65

    Which one of the following is not included in the foreign exchange reserves of India?

    A : Foreign currency assets held by the RBI
    B : Gold holding of the RBI
    C : Silver holding of the RBI
    D : SDRs



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 66

    Bank rate means the rate of interest ______

    A : Paid by banks to depositors
    B : Charged by banks from borrowers
    C : Charged on inter-bank loans
    D : Charged by Reserve Banks of India on loans given to commercial banks



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 67

    In India the Finance Commission is constituted for ______

    A : 4 years
    B : 5 years
    C : 6 years
    D : 7 years



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 68

    Which of the following banks operates mainly in relation to small industries?

    A : SIDBI
    B : IDBI
    C : ICICI
    D : NABARD



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 69

    In India, which one among the following formulates the fiscal policy?

    A : Planning Commission
    B : Finance Commission
    C : Ministry Commission
    D : Reserve Bank of India



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 70

    Who among the following has authored the book “Indian Economy : A Gandhian BluePrint”?

    A : Aacharya Vinoba Bhave
    B : Moraji Desai
    C : Jai Prakash Nararan
    D : Charan Singh



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 71

    In which of the following financial years the devaluation of rupee in India took placetwice?

    A : 1966-67
    B : 1991-92
    C : 1990-91
    D : 1989-90



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 72

    Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan is related to _____

    A : Total sanitation campaign
    B : supply of clean and whole some water in rural areas
    C : Controlling pollution of major rivers
    D : enhancement of moral values among children



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 73

    'Capital Goods' refers to goods which ________

    A : Serve as a source of raising further capital
    B : Help in the further production of goods
    C : Directly go into the satisfaction human wants
    D : Find multiple uses



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 74

    NNP is equal to _________

    A : GNP + Depreciation
    B : GNP - Depreciation
    C : GNP + Exports
    D : GNP Exports



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 75

    Rate of growth of an economy measured in terms of ___________

    A : Per capita income
    B : Industrial development
    C : Number of people who have been lifted above the poverty line
    D : National income



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 76

    Socialistic Pattern' in Indian economy comes through

    A : Nationalization of industry
    B : Adoption of mixed economy
    C : By removing tax burden on the poor
    D : None of these



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 77

    The emphasis in the First Five Year Plan was on the development of

    A : Industry
    B : Agriculture
    C : Education
    D : Trade



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 78

    The Decline of Village Industries was due to

    A : The Industrial Revolution
    B : Heavy Taxation
    C : Export of Raw Material
    D : British Policy in India



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 79

    Green Revolution was meant to

    A : Increase food production
    B : Improve the living conditions of farmers
    C : Organise peasants into a body
    D : Grow more trees



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 80

    The oldest large scale industry of India is

    A : Iron & Steel
    B : Jute
    C : Cotton Textiles
    D : Paper



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 81

    Dumping in international trade refers to

    A : Dumping the goods into an economy at ground scale
    B : Dumping of goods into an economy at prices less than that of the domestic goods
    C : Dumping of goods into an economy at prices less than the cost of production of theexporting country
    D : Dumping of goods into an economy through illegal means



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 82

    Sustainable Development refers to

    A : Exploiting the present resources harmoniously
    B : Exploiting the present resources without damaging the earth crust
    C : Exploiting the present resources without comprising future needs
    D : Exploiting the present resources for rapid development



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 83

    Is reduction in value of an asset through wear and tear

    A : Depression
    B : Depreciation
    C : Devaluation
    D : Dumping



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 84

    It is the money value of all the goods and services produced in the country, during oneyear, at factor cost

    A : Gross Domestic Product
    B : Net Domestic Product
    C : Gross National Product
    D : Net National Product



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 85

    Which of the following is incorrect?

    A : WTO = World Trade Organisation
    B : TRIPS = Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights
    C : TRIMS = Trade Related Investment Measures
    D : GATT = General Agreement on Trade & Technology



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 86

    Deficit Financing in India implies

    A : Expenses are more than money in circulation
    B : Proper ratio of keeping gold for printing notes is not maintained
    C : States expenditure is more than Union Government's expenditure
    D : Excess of expenditure over current revenue and non-banking borrowing



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 87

    The Rio declaration is about

    A : The seventh round of WTO agreement
    B : The United Nation Child Rights Convention
    C : The North American Free Trade Agreement
    D : The International legal framework for biodiversity and sustainable development



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 88

    Direct Taxes are taxes on income, and are directly related to the ability to pay. Whichone of the following is not a direct tax?

    A : Income tax
    B : Excise Duty
    C : Corporation Tax
    D : Gift Tax



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 89

    Which of the following is incorrect?

    A : SAARC = South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
    B : NAM = Non-Aligned Movement
    C : NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement
    D : ASEAN = Asian Solidarity for Economic Development and National Development



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 90

    Structural unemployment refers to

    A : Persons with no jobs because economy does not have the capacity to take on morepeople
    B : More persons employed for a job which can accommodate less people
    C : Unemployment among the women and older people
    D : None of the above



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 91

    The term 'Octroi-Tax' is a _______________..

    A : Tax levied on entry of goods into a municipal area
    B : Eight-factor tax
    C : Tax levied on the entry of goods from one to another country
    D : Tax on multinational corporations



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 92

    Balanced growth' is the expression used to describe the situation when __________

    A : All the sectors of the economy grow at similar rate
    B : Agriculture sector and industrial sector grow at a similar rate
    C : Agriculture sector and industrial sector grow simultaneously
    D : All the sectors of the economy grow simultaneously



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 93

    Which one of the following is not included in the National Food Security Mission

    A : Oil seeds
    B : Wheat
    C : Rice
    D : Pulses



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 94

    The current notes issued by R.B.I. are backed by assets of

    A : Gold and foreign securities
    B : Government securities
    C : Gold
    D : Deposits



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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 95

    The demand curve will go up in the case of a commodity when

    A : Its prices fall
    B : Income of consumers increases
    C : Production falls
    D : Expensive commodities become more expensive



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 96

    The biggest item of export from India is

    A : Handicrafts
    B : Jute
    C : Iron ore
    D : Engineering Goods



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 97

    Indian economy is called agrarian because

    A : 33% of GDP comes from agriculture
    B : 68% of labour force is employed in agriculture
    C : 50% of exports are agro-based
    D : All of the above



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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 98

    In India, a State Government's income is mainly derived from

    A : Land Revenue
    B : Corporate Tax
    C : Sales Tax
    D : Share of Union Excise Duty



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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 99

    Devaluation of currency is expected to lead to:

    A : Floating exchange rate system
    B : Rise in exports
    C : Rise in imports
    D : Dirty float



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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 100

    India's new economic policy could be best described as

    A : Laissez-Fair
    B : Market friendly
    C : Capitalistic
    D : Neo-Socialistic



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     Correct answer is : B


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