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  Question 1

The purpose of Kyoto Protocol is

A : to promote tourism
B : to contribute sustainable development
C : to promote renewable sources of energy
D : to put a limit on greenhouse gas emissions by states


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 2

    What do carbon credits signify ?

    A : Credits given in the course of carbon products sales
    B : Entitlements to emit certain quantity of green house gases
    C : Permissible amount of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
    D : The extent of carbon required to ensure sustainable development


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 3

    The practice of selling goods in a foreign country at a price below their domestic selling price is called

    A : discrimination
    B : dumping
    C : double pricing
    D : predatory pricing


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 4

    Which of the following is considered as bulwark of personal freedom ?

    A : mandamus
    B : habeus corpus
    C : cerrtiorari
    D : quowarranto


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 5

    Vande Mataram is composed by

    A : Rabindranath Tagore
    B : Sharatchandra Chatterji
    C : Bankimchandra Chatterjee
    D : Surendranath Baneti


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 6

    How many minutes for each degree of longitude does the local time of any place vary from the Greenwich time ?

    A : Four minutes
    B : Two minutes
    C : Eight minutes
    D : Ten minutes


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 7

    Article 1 of Indian Constitution defines India as

    A : Federal State
    B : Unitary State
    C : Union of State
    D : Quasi-Federal State


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 8

    Which is the highest body that approves Five Year Plans in India ?

    A : Parliament
    B : Planning Commission
    C : National Development Council
    D : Council of Ministers


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 9

    The economist who for the first time scientifically determined national income in India:

    A : Dr. D.R. Gadgil
    B : Dr. V.K.R.V.Rao
    C : Dr. Manmohan Singh
    D : Dr. Y.V. Alagh


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 10

    Which of the following is the largest peninsula in the world?

    A : Indian Peninsula
    B : Arabian Peninsula
    C : Malay Peninsula
    D : Chinese Peninsula


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 11

    The person responsible for economic model for Indian Planning:

    A : Jawaharlal Nehru
    B : P.C. Mahalanobis
    C : Tarlok Singh
    D : V.T. Krishnamachari


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 12

    Social Forestry aims at

    A : Ensuring fuel and forest produces to weaker sections
    B : Medicinal and fruit plantation
    C : Large scale afforestation
    D : Scientific forestry


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 13

    The Great Barrier Reef refers to

    A : Coral formation
    B : Tidal waves
    C : Hill range
    D : Man-made walls


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 14

    A nautical mile is equal to

    A : 1825 metres
    B : 2000 meters
    C : 1575 meters
    D : 2050 meters


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 15

    Which of the following is concerned with land forms?

    A : Geology
    B : Geomorphology
    C : Ecology
    D : Geography


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 16

    The country known, as the Land of Midnight Sun

    A : sweden
    B : norway
    C : finland
    D : denmark


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 17

    The monk who spread Buddhism in Tibet and Far-East:

    A : Ananda
    B : Nagar una
    C : Padmasambava
    D : Mahendra


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 18

    TRIPS, forming part of the World Trade Organization is intended

    A : to provide for stronger patent protection
    B : to promote transnational corporate interests
    C : to harmonize IPR regime internationally
    D : to replace World Intellectual Property Organization


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 19

    Carbon dating method is used to determine the age of

    A : rocks
    B : fossils
    C : trees
    D : ancient monuments


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 20

    The Managing Director of Delhi Metropolitan Railway Corporation

    A : Chairman of Indian Railway Board
    B : Lt. Governor of Delhi
    C : C. Sreedharan
    D : Sheela Dikshit


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 21

    18 carat gold signifies,

    A : 18 parts of gold and 82 parts of other metal
    B : 18 parts of gold and 6 parts of other metal
    C : 82 parts of gold and 18 parts of other metal
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 22

    Bali Road map adopted in December 2007 provides for

    A : fixation of greenhose gas emission limits
    B : launching of an adaptation fund
    C : amendment to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
    D : special and differential treatment for developing countries


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 23

    Enriched uranium, used in a nuclear reactor, is

    A : uranium freed of all impurities
    B : uranium treated with radiation
    C : uranium mixed with isotopes
    D : uranium alloy with aluminium


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 24

    The scientist responsible for developing atomic energy in India

    A : C.V. Raman
    B : H.J. Bhabha
    C : H.K. Sethna
    D : Vikram Surabhai


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 25

    Salwa Judum practised in certain places in India refers to

    A : witchcraft
    B : arming civilians to fight militants
    C : training civilians in the use of fire arms
    D : training civilians to be home guards


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 26

    Indian who won Raman Magasaysay award in 2007:

    A : arun roy
    B : p.sainath
    C : medha patkar
    D : ruth manorma


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 27

    The person who won Jawaharlal Nehru award in 2007:

    A : Lula de Silva
    B : Hugo Chavez
    C : Aung Saan Suu Ki
    D : Fidel Castro


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 28

    Free Trade Area means:

    A : the area where anything can be bought and sold
    B : Countries between whom trade barriers have been substantially reduced
    C : countries which have common external tariff
    D : countries which have common currency


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 29

    Affirmative action in Indian context signifies :

    A : providing security to weaker sections
    B : welfare measures to alleviate the sufferings of poor people
    C : providing positive opportunities to deprived sections
    D : giving incentives to start industries


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 30

    Special Economic zones are

    A : the places where industries can operate without any control
    B : the places wherein any person can start any industry
    C : the places where industries get certain tax advantages
    D : the places wherein the national labour laws do not apply


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 31

    In the world of Hindi Cinema, who was affectionately called as 'Dada Moni'?

    A : Balraj Sahni
    B : Prithviraj Kapoor
    C : Ashok Kumar
    D : Utpal Dutt


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 32

    Out standing Parliamentarian Award (2006) was presented in 2007 to

    A : P. Chidambram
    B : Sarad Pawar
    C : Mani Shankar Aiyar
    D : Sushma Swaraj


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 33

    World's longest sea bridge has taken shape in to 2007 in

    A : China
    B : Japan
    C : Singaore
    D : U.S.A.


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 34

    Who among the following Indians became Citigroup's Investment Banking head?

    A : L. N. Mittal
    B : A.K. Subramaniyam
    C : Vineet Seth
    D : Vikram Pandit


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 35

    The Green Revolution in India has been identified with

    A : Dr. Man Mohan Singh
    B : Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
    C : Mr. Rajendra, Singh `waterman'
    D : Dr. M.S. Swaminathan


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 36

    Indian Judge in the UN Law of the Sea Tribunal is

    A : Dr. P.S.Rao
    B : Dr. P.C.Rao
    C : Mr. Justice Jagannath Rao
    D : Mr. Justice Rajendra, Babu


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 37

    The Ozone Layer thins down as a result of a chain chemical reaction that separates from the layer

    A : Oxygen
    B : Chlorine
    C : Nitrogen
    D : Hydrogen


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 38

    Joint SAARC University of eight SAARC Nations has been established in

    A : Colombo
    B : Dhaka
    C : Kathmandu
    D : New Delhi


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 39

    Which country recently produced the world's first cloned rabbit using a biological process that takes cells from a fetus?

    A : U.K.
    B : China
    C : U.S.A
    D : Germany


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 40

    Which one of the following Vitamins is responsible for blood clotting?

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


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 41

    What is the meaning of 'Gilt Edged Market'?

    A : Market in Government securities
    B : Market of smuggled goods
    C : Market of auctioned goods
    D : Market of Gold products


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 42

    Who is the Central Chief Information Commissioner of India?

    A : Prof. Ansari
    B : Mrs. Padma Subramanian
    C : Mr. Wajahat Habibullah
    D : Dr. O.P. Kejariwal


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 43

    The youngest recipient of Padma Shri so far is

    A : Sachin Tendulkar
    B : Shobana Chandrakumar
    C : Sania Mirza
    D : Billy Arjan Singh


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 44

    Who is the Director of the film "Elizabeth : The Golden Age Cast"?

    A : Rama Nand Sagar
    B : Ram Gopal Verma
    C : Kazan Johar
    D : Shekhar Kapur


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 45

    The territorial waters of India extend up to?

    A : 12 Nautical Miles
    B : 6KM
    C : 10 Nautical Miles
    D : 15 Nautical Miles


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 46

    'Samjhouta Express' runs between the Railway Stations of

    A : New Delhi - Wagah
    B : New Delhi - Lahore
    C : Amritsar - Lahore
    D : New Delhi – Islamabad


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 47

    Blue revolution refers to

    A : Forest Development
    B : Fishing
    C : Poultry Farming
    D : Horticulture


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 48

    Blue revolution refers to

    A : Forest Development
    B : Fishing
    C : Poultry Farming
    D : Horticulture


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 49

    Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam has been appointed as Chancellor of

    A : IIM Mumbai
    B : IIT Kanpur
    C : IIM Ahmedabad
    D : IIST Thiruvananthapuram


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 50

    In which State "Kanya Vidyadhan Yojna" is operational?

    A : Andhra Pradesh
    B : Uttar Pradesh
    C : Rajasthan
    D : Haryana


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 51

    Who emerged the fastest woman of the world at Beijing Olympics?

    A : Sheron Sumpson
    B : Kerron Stewart
    C : Ann Fraser
    D : Elina Basiena


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 52

    Savannath grasslands are found in

    A : North America
    B : Africa
    C : Australia
    D : East Asia


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 53

    Which State has launched the "Aarogya Sri" a health Insurance Scheme for families below poverty line?

    A : Andhra Pradesh
    B : Uttar Pradesh
    C : Maharashtra
    D : Kerala


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 54

    The first nuclear reactor of India is named

    A : Rohini
    B : Vaishali
    C : Apsara
    D : Kamini


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 55

    In May 2007 Air Sahara acquired by Jet Airways is being operated as a separate airline under the name of

    A : Jet Lite
    B : Jet Sahara
    C : Air Jet Line
    D : Jet Sahara Lite


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 56

    Suez Canal connects

    A : Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea
    B : Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea
    C : Baltic Sea and Red Sea
    D : Baltic Sea and Black Sea


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 57

    Government has launched E – Passport Scheme and first E – Passport was issued to

    A : Mr. Arjun Singh
    B : Mrs. Sonia Gandhi,
    C : Dr. Man Mohan Singh
    D : Mrs. Pratibha Patil


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 58

    The Hindu outfit 'Hindraf' has been banned in

    A : Pakistan
    B : Thailand
    C : Malaysia
    D : Bangladesh


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 59

    Which organization is headed by Indian Environmentalists R.K.Pachauri, a Nobel Laureate?

    A : International Environment Panel
    B : International Panel on Climate Change
    C : International Pollution Control Panel
    D : International Panel on Global Warming


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 60

    Kandhamal, the worst affected town by sectarian violence in September- October 2008 is situated in

    A : Orissa
    B : Gujarat
    C : Andhra Pradesh
    D : Karnataka


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 61

    Who was given Col. C. K. Nayudu Life Time Achievement Award for 2007-2008 for exemplary contribution to cricket

    A : Kapil Dcv
    B : Gundappa Vishwanath
    C : Sunil Gavaskar
    D : Vijay Hazare


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 62

    Who is the foreign minister of European Union?

    A : Baroness Ashlon
    B : Massimo D'Alema
    C : David Miliband
    D : Carl Bildt


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 63

    Who is the author of `Godan'?

    A : Bhishma Sahani
    B : Premchand
    C : Manohar Shyam Joshi
    D : Sharad Chandra Chattopadhyay


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 64

    Which political party does Raj Babbar belong to?

    A : Samajwadi
    B : Bharatiya Janala Party
    C : Congress
    D : Bahujan Samaj Party


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 65

    In which year Bastille fell on 14' of July?

    A : 1879
    B : 1789
    C : 1787
    D : none of them


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 66

    Alberto Fujimari is the farmer president of

    A : Japan
    B : Peru
    C : South Korea
    D : Vietnam


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 67

    Which of the following is the national river of India?

    A : Brahmaputra
    B : Narmada
    C : Ganga
    D : Kaveri


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 68

    The highest number of telephone users are in

    A : China
    B : U.S.A.
    C : Canada
    D : India


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 69

    The president of Maldives is

    A : Maumoom Abdel Gajnee
    B : Mohammad Ashraf
    C : Mahmood Alam
    D : Mohammed Nasheed


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 70

    Arabinda Rajkhowa is a member of

    A : B.J.P.
    B : Assam Gana Parishad
    C : Maoist Centre
    D : Ulfa


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 71

    The breakthrough in the ideas of Darwin on the evolution of species came after his visit to a cluster of islands and where he saw that each island supported its own form of finch. Name the islands'?

    A : Ice land
    B : Greenland
    C : Galapagos
    D : Christian Islands


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 72

    Mahatma Gandhi never became a Nobel Laureate, but he was nominated five times. In which of the following years he was not nominated?

    A : 1937
    B : 1939
    C : 1948
    D : 1940


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 73

    Which of the following countries has not, till the end of 2009, decoded the entire genome of a human being?

    A : India
    B : Russia
    C : China
    D : Canada


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 74

    When was the University of Bombay established?

    A : 1861
    B : 1857
    C : 1909
    D : 1890


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 75

    Harare is the capital of

    A : Zambia
    B : Zaire Republic
    C : Zimbabwe
    D : Yemen


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 76

    Before the Indian team left for Conference on Climate Change at Copenhagen, Jairam Ramesh announced that India would work for voluntary reduction of in energy intensity in 2020 compared to 2005

    A : 40 to 45 percent
    B : 20 to 25 percent
    C : 30 to 35 percent
    D : 10 to 15 percent


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 77

    Which is the largest island in the world (ifAustralia is not considered an island?

    A : Iceland
    B : Borneo
    C : Sumatra
    D : Greenland


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 78

    Indo-Pak summit between Parvez Musharraf and Atal Bihari Bajpayee was held in 2001 at

    A : Delhi
    B : Shimla
    C : Agra
    D : Mumbai


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 79

    In May 2009, in the final of Sultan A21an Shah Championship Indian men's Hockey team was defeated by

    A : Pakistan
    B : Argentina
    C : New Zealand
    D : Canada


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 80

    Which of the following is not a union territory?

    A : Tripura
    B : Daman and Diu
    C : Lakshadweep
    D : Puducherry


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 81

    Who was the founder editor of “Kesari”?

    A : lala Lajpat Rai
    B : Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    C : Gopal Krishna Gokhle
    D : Dadabhai Naoroji


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 82

    With whose permission did the English set up their first factory at Surat?

    A : Akbar
    B : Shahjahan
    C : Jahangir
    D : Aurangzcb


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 83

    The group of nations known as G-8 started as G-7. Which among the following was not one of them?

    A : Canada
    B : Italy
    C : Russia
    D : Japan


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 84

    Emperor Akbar the Great, died in the year

    A : 1505
    B : 1605
    C : 1606
    D : 1590


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 85

    What was the name of Emperor Shahjahan before he became Emperor?

    A : Kusrau
    B : Khurram
    C : Parvez
    D : Shaheryar


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 86

    Which of the following trees has medicinal value?

    A : pine
    B : teak
    C : oak
    D : neem


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 87

    Identify the main principle on which the Parliamentary system operates?

    A : Responsibility of executive to legislature
    B : Supremacy of democracy
    C : Rule of law
    D : Supremacy of the constitution


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 88

    Great tennis player Bjom Borg belongs to which country?

    A : Italy
    B : Latvia
    C : U.S.A.
    D : Sweden


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 89

    Which of the following is the national song of India?

    A : Vande Mataram
    B : Jana gana mana adhinayak
    C : Ye mera chaman, ye mera chaman
    D : Sare jahan se achchha


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 90

    Which country was known as sick man of Europe?

    A : Greece
    B : Latvia
    C : Turkey
    D : Austria


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 91

    On 25th January 2011, BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley were prevented from entering Srinagar and unfurl the national flag. What was that Rath Yatra called?

    A : Swabhimaan Yatra
    B : Ekta Yatra
    C : Mukti Yatra
    D : Swaraj Yatra


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 92

    Who is chairing the Joint Parliamentary Committee (UPC) on the 2G Spectrum allocation issue?

    A : Murli Manohar Joshi
    B : A Raja
    C : M. Thambi Durai
    D : P.C. Chacko


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 93

    Saina Nehwal recently defeated Ji Hyun Sung of South Korea to win which of the following titles?

    A : Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton
    B : Commonwealth Games
    C : Singapore Open
    D : Hong Kong Open


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 94

    ‘Moner Manush’, the film to win the ‘Golden Peacock at the 41st International Film Festival of India was based on the life of which legendary 19th century folk singer and spiritual leader?

    A : Kabir
    B : Surjya Sen
    C : Kabir Suman
    D : Lalan Fakir


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 95

    Justice P.C. Phukan Commission of Inquiry was constituted to enquire into which of the following incidents?

    A : Clashes between Nagas and Lepchas in Nagaland on 14th August 2008
    B : Clashes between Bodos and Muslims in Northern Assam’s Udalguri district on August 14th 2008.
    C : Clashes between Assamese and Bengalis in Guwahati on August 14th 2008
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 96

    The first woman Secretary General of SAARC is from which country?

    A : Maldives
    B : Bhutan
    C : Sri Lanka
    D : India


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 97

    Under whose premiership was the Women’s Reservations Bill (to secure quotas for women in Parliament and state legislative assemblies) first introduced in Parliament?

    A : Rajiv Gandhi
    B : HD Deve Gowda
    C : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    D : Manmohan Singh


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 98

    Which Irish player scored the fastest Century in the history of World Cup Cricket?

    A : Niall O’Brien
    B : Kevin O’ Brien
    C : A. Cusack
    D : Ed Joyce


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 99

    Which of the following report brought out the 2G spectrum scam?

    A : CBI report
    B : WikiLeaks
    C : CAG report
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 100

    In February 2011, Gopa Sabharwal was appointed as the first Vice Chancellor of which University of international stature?

    A : Jawaharlal Nehru University
    B : Azim Premji University
    C : Visva-Bharati University
    D : Nalanda International University


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 101

    With which Hindutva association are Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and Swami Aseemanand allegedly associated?

    A : Vishwa Hindu Parishad
    B : Shri Ram Sena
    C : Abhinav Bharat
    D : Arya Samaj


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 102

    With which of the following do you associate the name P.J Thomas?

    A : Central Vigilance Commission
    B : Lokpal
    C : Anti corruption Ombudsman
    D : Banking Ombudsman


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 103

    The 17th Commonwealth Law Conference was held in which city?

    A : Delhi
    B : Bangalore
    C : Kolkata
    D : Hyderabad


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 104

    Gustavo Santaolall who composed the music to the song “Stranger Lives” in the movie “Dhobi Ghat”, is from which of the following nations?

    A : Chile
    B : Peru
    C : Argentina
    D : Mexico


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 105

    Which one of the following was not awarded a portion of the contested land by the judgment of the Allahabad High Court in 2010 pertaining to the Ayodhya dispute?

    A : Nirmohi Akhada
    B : Sunni Central Board of Waqfs
    C : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
    D : Bhagwan Sri Ram Lala Virajman


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 106

    Sania Mirza claimed silver in the tennis mixed doubles category in the Asian Games in Guanzhou in November 2010. Who was her Partner?

    A : Mahesh Bhupathi
    B : Somdev Devvarman
    C : Leander Paes
    D : Vishnu Vardhan


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 107

    China objected to the Dalai Lama’s recent visit to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. What was he visiting in Tawang?

    A : A Buddhist monastery
    B : A memorial to Tibetans massacred by the Chinese army
    C : The residence of Panchen Lama
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 108

    Which one of the following tribes lives in the Niyamgiri Hills, which is at the heart of the controversy surrounding Vedanta Resources mining operations?

    A : Manna Dhora
    B : Dongria Kondh
    C : Pardhan
    D : Mal Pahariya


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 109

    Which prominent Barrister politician, who was closely linked with the emergency proclamation of 1975, breathed his last in Kolkata on 6th November 2010?

    A : Jyoti Basu
    B : Siddhartha Shanker Ray
    C : Hiren Mukherjee
    D : Indrajit Gupta


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 110

    Who is the author of the book ‘Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggle with India’, criticized for its content?

    A : Nirad C. Chaudhary
    B : Joseph Lelyveld
    C : Khushwant Singh
    D : Hermann Kallenbach


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 111

    Which Gharana of Classical singing did Late Pandit Bhimsen Joshi belong to?

    A : Dhrupad
    B : Maihar
    C : Kirana
    D : Etawah


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 112

    14th March 2011 was the 80th Anniversary of the first Indian sound Film (talkie). Which movie was it?

    A : Jahan Ara
    B : Alam Ara
    C : Noorjehan
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 113

    Which internationally renowned musician collaborated with Rahul Sharma to release a music album titled ‘Namaste India’?

    A : Richard Clayderman
    B : Kenny G
    C : Yanni
    D : Ricky Martin


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 114

    “War on Terrorism or American Strategy for Global Dominance” is authored by which of the following authors?

    A : Noam Chomsky
    B : Demetrios Caraley
    C : Lea Brilmayer
    D : Manzoor Alam


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 115

    Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt (Cricket players of Pakistan) have been banned for being found guilty of spot fixing. To which of the following institutions have they appealed?

    A : Pakistan Cricket Board
    B : Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the Asian Cricket Council
    C : Court of Arbitration for Sport
    D : Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the International Cricket Council


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 116

    Indian driver Karun Chandok was recently in the news for which of the following?

    A : Being selected as a reserve driver by Team Force India for the 2011 Formula one season.
    B : Being selected as a reserve driver by Team Lotus for the 2011 Formula one season.
    C : Being selected as a reserve driver by Team Ferrari for the 2011 Formula one season.
    D : None of the above.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 117

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting of 2010 December was held in which of the following places?

    A : Colorado
    B : Canberra
    C : Cancun
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 118

    Which of the following pairings is incorrect?

    A : Muammar Gaddafi—Syria
    B : Fidel Castro—Cuba
    C : Pol Pot—Cambodia
    D : Hosni Mubarak—Egypt.


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 119

    The Right of Children to Full and Compulsory Education Act 2009 requires private schools to ensure that____ percent of their students come from weaker sections and disadvantaged groups?

    A : 2
    B : 15
    C : 25
    D : 40


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 120

    Srikrishna Committee, which recently submitted its report, was constituted for which of the following issues?

    A : Mumbai bomb blast case
    B : Malegaon blast case
    C : Telengana issue
    D : 2G Spectrum corruption issue


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 121

    Which of the following oceans has the shape of the English letter ‘S’?

    A : Atlantic
    B : Pacific
    C : Indian
    D : Arctic


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 122

    Which is the longest shipping canal in the world?

    A : Panama canal
    B : Suez canal
    C : White sea-balic canal
    D : Kiel Canal


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 123

    Le Corbusier, the architect of Chandigarh was a national of

    A : Britain
    B : Portugal
    C : France
    D : Netherlands


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 124

    India became a member of UNO in

    A : 1945
    B : 1947
    C : 1950
    D : 1952


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 125

    To which country does India export the largest quantity of iron ore?

    A : USA
    B : Japan
    C : Egypt
    D : Germany


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 126

    The longest highway in India runs from

    A : Kolkata to Jammu
    B : Shillong to Amritsar
    C : Ambala to Nagercoil
    D : Varanasi to Kanyakumari


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 127

    The longest irrigation canal in India is called

    A : Upper Bari Doab Canal
    B : Indira Gandhi Canal
    C : Sirhind Canal
    D : Yamuna Canal


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 128

    Leukemia is a disease related to

    A : Kideney
    B : Throat
    C : Blood
    D : Eyes


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 129

    In which city was Osama Bin Laden killed in May 2011?

    A : Islamabad
    B : Abbottabad
    C : Faisalabad
    D : Peshawar


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 130

    The XI Five Year Plan envisaged the highest growth in the sector of

    A : Industry
    B : Agriculture
    C : Services
    D : Manufacturing


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 131

    Light year is a unit of

    A : distance
    B : time
    C : sound
    D : light intensity


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 132

    The IV summit of BRICS was held in New Delhi on

    A : 11th January 2012
    B : 1st April 2012
    C : 29th March 2012
    D : 28th February 2012


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 133

    An indigenous nuclear submarine still under construction has been named as

    A : chakra
    B : sudarshan
    C : arihant
    D : ghaatak


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 134

    Government of India has launched a publicity campaign for census 2011 in association with which of the following UN organization?

    A : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
    B : World Health Organization (WHO)
    C : United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    D : United Nations Population Fund (UNPF)


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 135

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) completed how many years of operation in 2011?

    A : 3 years
    B : 4 years
    C : 5 years
    D : 6 years


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 136

    The first ever formula one race in India was held in

    A : Greater Noida
    B : new delhi
    C : faridabad
    D : pune


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 137

    Name the actor who has been honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2012.

    A : Naseerudin Shah
    B : Kamal Hasan
    C : Soumitra Chatterjee
    D : Amol Paleker


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 138

    In which city was the Arab Summit held in the last week of March 2012?

    A : bagdad
    B : cairo
    C : beirut
    D : riyadh


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 139

    The two Supreme Court Judges who delivered the famous 2-G judgment in February 2012 were

    A : Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra
    B : Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice A.K. Ganguly
    C : Justice S.H. Kapadia and Justice A.K. Ganguly
    D : Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad and Justice H.L. Gokhale


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 140

    Who presides over the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament?

    A : Speaker of Lok Sabha
    B : president
    C : chairman of rajya sabha
    D : prime minister


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 141

    Christian Lagarde heads the

    A : world banko
    B : UNICEF
    C : international monetary fund
    D : WHO


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 142

    The seat of International Criminal Court is at

    A : the hague
    B : geneva
    C : washington
    D : tokyo


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 143

    First Indian to ski to North Pole is

    A : Arun Nayyar
    B : Ajeet Bajaj
    C : Sq. Ldr. Sanjay Thapar
    D : Neal Paramjeet


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 144

    First woman Director General of Police in India was

    A : Kanchan Choudhary
    B : Kavitha Choudhary
    C : Kiran Bedi
    D : Aswathy Tonge


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 145

    Which countries co-hosted the One-day cricket World Cup in 2011?

    A : India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
    B : India, Bangladesh and Pakistan
    C : India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan
    D : India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 146

    Priyanka Chopra has been named National Ambassador of

    A : WHO
    B : UNICEF
    C : UNESCO
    D : international red cross society


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 147

    Who is leading in the Republican primaries to contest the American Presidential election scheduled in November 2012?

    A : sara palin
    B : newt gingrich
    C : rick santorum
    D : mitt romney


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 148

    Supreme Court recently declared ‘Salva Judum’ unconstitutional. What is ‘Salva Judam’?

    A : A terrorist outfit
    B : An armed civilian group formed to combat Maoists
    C : A money-chain business
    D : Custom of killing a girl for inter-caste marriage in the name of honour


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 149

    As per the Indian Union Budget of 2012-13, the income-tax exemption limit for persons below 65 years of age is

    A : Rs. 175000
    B : Rs. 200000
    C : Rs. 250000
    D : Rs. 190000


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 150

    The U. N. Climate Change Conference 2011 was held in

    A : new delhi
    B : doha
    C : durban
    D : geneva


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     Correct answer is : C


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