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  Question 1

Legal aid for an accused is

A : Fundamental right
B : legal right
C : Directive Principles of State Policy
D : Discretion of State


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 2

    The members of Constituent Assembly who framed the Constitution were:

    A : directly elected by the people
    B : indirectly elected
    C : nominated
    D : appointed by political parties


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 3

    Ambedkar acted in Constituent Assembly as:

    A : President of the Assembly
    B : Chairman of the Drafting Committee
    C : the leading spokesman of weaker sections
    D : a strong defender of fundamental rights


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 4

    In India, international treaties are ratified by

    A : Parliament
    B : President
    C : Prime Minister
    D : The Union Cabinet


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 5

    It is a constitutional requirement that the Parliament shall meet at least

    A : twice in a year
    B : thrice in a year
    C : once in a year
    D : none of the above


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 6

    Governor of a State can be removed by

    A : impeachment by State Legislature
    B : the President
    C : by the State Cabinet
    D : the Union Government at the request of the Chief Minister


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 7

    Sovereignty under the Constitution belongs to

    A : the Parliament
    B : the People
    C : the Supreme Court
    D : the President along with Parliament


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 8

    The Supreme Court upheld Mandal Commission Report in

    A : Bommai v. Union of India
    B : Indra Sawhney v. Union of India
    C : Unnikrishnan v. Union of India
    D : Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 9

    Under our Constitution, right to property is

    A : fundamental right
    B : basic structure of the Constitution
    C : Constitutional right
    D : a mere legal right


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 10

    The Chairman of Sixth Pay Commission

    A : Justice B.N. Srikrishna
    B : Justice Ratnavel Pandian
    C : Justice Jagannatha Shetty
    D : Justice A.K. Majumdar


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 11

    Right to education emanates from:

    A : right to culture and education under Articles 29 and 30
    B : right to equality under Article 14
    C : freedom of speech & expression under Article 19
    D : right to life and personal liberty under Article 21


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 12

    International Court of Justice is:

    A : an independent international institution
    B : a principal organ of the U.N.O.
    C : a subsidiary organ of the U.N.O.
    D : an European Institution


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 13

    The Liberhan Commission which received repeated extensions has been inquiring into:

    A : Godhra riots
    B : Mumbai riot
    C : demolition of Babri Masjid
    D : killing of Sikhs in Delhi


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 14

    The Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act was repealed by:

    A : Competition Act
    B : Consumer Protection Act
    C : Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act
    D : Liberalization Policy of the Government


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 15

    Only Judge against whom a motion of impeachment was introduced into Parliament

    A : Justice Subba Rao
    B : Justice Ramaswami
    C : Justice Mahajan
    D : Justice Viraswami


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 16

    The Mallimath Committee Report deals with:

    A : judicial delays in India
    B : criminal justice administration
    C : stock market reforms
    D : review of Constitutional system


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 17

    The first Woman Chief Justice of High Court in India

    A : Leila Mukherii
    B : Leila Seth
    C : Fatima Bibi
    D : Ruma Pal


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 18

    Lok Adalats have been created under:

    A : Legal Services Authority Act
    B : Arbitration and Conciliation Act
    C : Administration of Justice Act
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 19

    Recent Nepal elections are globally significant because

    A : Communists came to power through ballot box for the first time in the world
    B : Monarchy was defeated by democratic forces
    C : A militant movement joined the mainstream
    D : Secularism triumphed over theocracy


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 20

    The Third World leader who has been defying the U.S. A:

    A : Fidel Castro
    B : Hugo Chavez
    C : Robert Mughabe
    D : Hu Jintao


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 21

    Raju earns twice as much in March as in each of the other months of the year. What part of his annual earnings he earns in that month?

    A : 1/5
    B : 5/7
    C : 2/13
    D : 1/10


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 22

    Sanjay sold his watch for Rs. 1140 and thereby loses 5%. In order to gain 5% he has to sell the watch for

    A : Rs. 1254
    B : Rs. 1260
    C : Rs. 1197
    D : Rs. 1311


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 23

    A mixture of 40 litres of milk and water contains 10% of water. How much water is to be added to the mixture so that the water may be 20% in the new mixture.

    A : 5 Litres
    B : 4 Litres
    C : 6.5 Litres
    D : 7 Litres


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 24

    A train 100 meters long running at 54 km/hr takes 20 seconds to pass a bridge. The length of the bridge is

    A : 50 mt
    B : 150 mt
    C : 200 mt
    D : 620 mt


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 25

    Sameer is as much younger to Mohan as he is older to Arun. If the sum of the ages of Mohan and Arun is 48, the age of Sameer is

    A : 20 years
    B : 24 years
    C : 30 years
    D : cannot be determined


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 26

    A tank can be filled up by two pipes A and B in 2 hours and 3 hours respectively. A third pipe C can empty the full tank in 6 hours. If all the taps can be turned on at the same time, the tank will be full in

    A : 1 hour
    B : 40 min
    C : 1.5 hour
    D : 3 hour


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 27

    Of the three numbers, the first is one third of the second and twice the third. The average of these numbers is 27. The largest of these numbers is

    A : 18
    B : 36
    C : 54
    D : 108


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 28

    The length of a square is increased by 15% and breadth decreased by 15%. The area of the rectangle so formed is

    A : neither increases nor decreases
    B : decreases by 2.25%
    C : increases by 2.25%
    D : decreases by 22.5%


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 29

    The ratio of milk and water in 60 Litres of adulterated milk is 2: 1. If the ratio of milk and water is to be 1 : 2, then the amount of water to be added further is

    A : 20 liters
    B : 30 liters
    C : 40 liters
    D : 60 liters


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 30

    A piece of cloth costs Rs. 70. If the piece is 4 metre longer and each metre costs Rs. 2 less, the cost remains unchanged. The length of the piece is

    A : 8 mt
    B : 9 mt
    C : 10 mt
    D : 12 mt


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 31

    Which Parliamentary Committee in Indian system of democracy is chaired by a member of Opposition Party?

    A : Estimates Committee
    B : Joint Parliamentary Committee
    C : Public Accounts Committee
    D : Finance Committee


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 32

    Supreme Court held that Preamble as a basic feature of Constitution cannot be amended in the case of

    A : Golaknath v. State of Punjab
    B : Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India
    C : S.R.Bommai v. Union of India
    D : Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 33

    In the year 2002 the Competition Act was enacted replacing

    A : Trade Marks Act
    B : Copy Right Act
    C : Contract Act
    D : MRTP Act


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 34

    A right to recover time barred debt is

    A : Universal right
    B : Perfect right
    C : Imperfect right
    D : Fundamental right


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 35

    The law relating to prisoners of war has been codified by

    A : Geneva Convention
    B : Vienna Convention
    C : Paris Convention
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 36

    Public holidays are declared under

    A : Criminal Procedure Code
    B : Civil Procedure Code
    C : Constitution of India
    D : Negotiable Instruments Act


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 37

    When a person is prosecuted for committing a criminal offence, the burden of proof is on

    A : Acussed
    B : Presecution
    C : Police
    D : Complinant


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 38

    Offence which can be compromised between the parties is known as

    A : Non-compoundable offence
    B : Cognizable offence
    C : Compoundable offence
    D : Non-cognizable offence


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 39

    Husband and wife have a right to each others company. The right is called

    A : Conjugal right
    B : Human right
    C : Civil right
    D : Fundamental right


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 40

    A person 'dying intestate' means he

    A : Died without legal heirs
    B : Died without making a will
    C : Died without any property
    D : Died without a son


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 41

    If a witness makes a statement in Court, knowing it to be false, he commits the offence of

    A : Forgery
    B : Falsehood
    C : Perjury
    D : Breach of trust


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 42

    A child born after father's death is

    A : Posthumous
    B : Heir
    C : Intestate
    D : Bastard


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 43

    A formal instrument by which one person empowers another to represent him is known as

    A : Affidavit
    B : Power of attorney
    C : Will
    D : Declaration


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 44

    The temporary release of a prisoner is called

    A : Parole
    B : Discharge
    C : Amnesty
    D : Pardon


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 45

    The offence of inciting disaffection, hatred or contempt against Government is

    A : Perjury
    B : Forgery
    C : Sedition
    D : Revolt


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 46

    India became the member of United Nations in the Year

    A : 1956
    B : 1945
    C : 1946
    D : 1950


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 47

    A party to the suit is called

    A : Accused
    B : Plaintiff
    C : Litigant
    D : Complainant


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 48

    Who heads the four member Committee appointed to study the Centre- State relations especially the changes took place since Sarkaria Commission

    A : Justice M.M.Punchi
    B : Justice Nanavati
    C : Justice Barucha
    D : Justice Kuldip Singh


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 49

    No one can be convicted twice for the same offence. This doctrine is called

    A : Burden of proof
    B : Double conviction
    C : Double jeopardy
    D : Corpus delicti


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 50

    A participant in commission of crime is popularly known as

    A : Respondent
    B : Under-trial
    C : Defendant
    D : Accomplice


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 51

    Which of the following is not payable to Central Government?

    A : Land revenue
    B : Customs duty
    C : Income tax
    D : Wealth tax


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 52

    Where is the National Judicial Academy located?

    A : Kolkata,
    B : Bhopal
    C : Delhi
    D : Mumbai


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 53

    Who have constitutional right to audience in all Indian Courts?

    A : President
    B : Chief Justice of India
    C : Attorney General
    D : Solicitor General


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 54

    Which of the following is not included in the Preamble to the Page Constitution?

    A : Morality
    B : Justice
    C : Sovereign
    D : Socialist


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 55

    'Court of Record' is a Court which?

    A : Maintains records
    B : Preserves all its records
    C : Can punish for its contempt
    D : Is competent to issue writs


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 56

    A judge of the Supreme Court can be removed from office only on grounds of

    A : Gross inefficiency
    B : Delivering wrong judgments
    C : Senility
    D : Proven misbehaviour or incapacity


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 57

    Fiduciary relationship means a relationship based on

    A : Trust
    B : Money
    C : Contract
    D : Blood relation


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 58

    The Chairman of Tehelka Enquiry Commission is

    A : Justice Kripal
    B : Justice S.N.Phukan
    C : Justice Saharia
    D : Justice Liberhan


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 59

    The concept of judicial review has been borrowed from the Constitution of

    A : U.S.S.R.
    B : U.K.
    C : U.S.A
    D : Switzerland


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 60

    Every duty enforceable by law is called

    A : Accountability
    B : Obligation
    C : Burden
    D : Incidence


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 61

    Scheduled Tribe status is

    A : restricted to Hindus
    B : religiously neutral
    C : restricted to Hindus and Christians
    D : restricted to Hindus and Muslims


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 62

    Which of the following has not been a woman judge of the Supreme Court of India, till 2009?

    A : Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra
    B : Justice Sujata Manohar
    C : Justice Ruma Pal
    D : Justice Fathima Beevi


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 63

    What is the meaning of chattel ?

    A : any property
    B : immovable property
    C : movable property
    D : cattle


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 64

    In a civil suit, the person who files suit and the person against whom the suit is filled are called

    A : accused, prosecutor
    B : accuser, defendant
    C : appellant, respondent
    D : plaintiff, defendant


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 65

    In a criminal case, an accused person, who in consideration of his non- prosecution offers to give evidence against other accused, is called

    A : accomplice
    B : hostile witness
    C : approver
    D : hostile accomplice


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 66

    The President of India is elected by an electoral college consisting of

    A : all the members of both the Houses of Parliament and all the members of all the Legislative Assemblies
    B : all the elective members of both the Houses of Parliament and all the members of all the Legislative Assemblies
    C : all the members of both the Houses of Parliament and all the elected members of all the Legislative Assemblies
    D : all the elected members of both the Houses of Parliament and all the elected members of all the Legislative Assemblies


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 67

    Which of the following is not a fundamental right?

    A : freedom of speech
    B : right to life
    C : right to equality
    D : right to work


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 68

    International Labour Organization has its headquarters at

    A : The Hague
    B : Geneva
    C : New York
    D : London


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 69

    The Child Marriage Restraint Act 2006 is applicable to

    A : only Hindus
    B : all Indians except Muslims as the minimum age of marriage among Muslim girls is puberty (beginning of menstruation) in Muslim personal law
    C : all irrespective of religion
    D : all except Muslim, Christians and Jews


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 70

    X, a shopkeeper, leaves a sealed S kilogram bag of a branded wheat flour at the door of Y with a note “you will like this quality wheat flour and pay Rupees 100 for this bag” without being asked to do so. Y on coming back, collects the bag from his door, opens the seal of the bag, and usesa quarter of kilogram for making chapattis (unleavened bread). But next day returns the bag. Is he bound to pay for the bag ? He is

    A : not bound to pay as he did not ask the shopkeeper to deliver the bag
    B : bound to pay as he has opened the bag
    C : bound to pay only for the quantity used
    D : neither bound to pay nor return the bag


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 71

    Within thejurisdiction of which High Court does Lakshdweep fall

    A : Bombay High Court
    B : Kerala High Court
    C : Madras High Court
    D : Dellti High Court


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 72

    Which of the following is not the function of the International Court of Justice?It

    A : gives advisory opinion at the request of general Assembly
    B : gives advisory opinion at the request of Security Council
    C : interprets treaties when considering legal disputes brought before it by nations
    D : decides international crimes


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 73

    Bank nationalization case relates to the nationalization of

    A : some banks by the government of India after economic liberalisation in 1991.
    B : some banks under a law during the Prime Ministership of Mrs. Indira Gandhi.
    C : all the private Indian Banks during the Prime Ministership of Narasimha Rao.
    D : all the private Indian Banks during the Prime Ministership of Mrs. Indira Gandhi


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 74

    Which of the following is not included within the meaning of intellectual property

    A : Patents
    B : Copyrights
    C : Trade mark
    D : Property of an intellectual


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 75

    The main aim of the competition Act 2002 is to protect the interests of

    A : the multinational corporation
    B : the Indian companies
    C : the consumers
    D : the market


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     Correct answer is : C


  • In each of the equations number 136 to 145 two words are paired which have a certain relation. Select a correct option to substitute question mark so as to make a similar relational pair with the word given after double colon (::)

      Question 76

    Constituent Assembly: Constitution:: Parliament:?

    A : Statute
    B : Legislative bills
    C : Speaker
    D : Prime Minister


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 77

    Right: duty:: Power: ?

    A : Wrong
    B : Weak
    C : Powerless
    D : Liability


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 78

    Elephant: Calf:: Tiger: ?

    A : Pup
    B : Tigress
    C : Cub
    D : Baby Tiger


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 79

    Patient: Doctor:: Litigant:?

    A : Advisor
    B : Help
    C : Legal aid
    D : Lawyer


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 80

    Prosecutor: Accused:: plaintiff. ?

    A : Appellant
    B : Defendant
    C : Plaint
    D : Suit


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 81

    Lok Sabha: Meera Kumar:: Rajya Sabha: ?

    A : Hameed Ansati
    B : Najma Heptullah
    C : Sushma Swaraj
    D : Arun Jaitely


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 82

    President of India: 35; Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) :

    A : 18
    B : 21
    C : 25
    D : 30


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 83

    India: Parliamentary System:U.S.A. : ?

    A : Democratic System
    B : Presidential System
    C : Federal System
    D : Republican system


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 84

    Executive: President: Judiciary:?

    A : Supreme Court
    B : Chief Justice
    C : Constitution
    D : Government of India


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 85

    World War II: United Nalions: World War I: ?

    A : Treaty of Versailles
    B : International Commission of Jurists
    C : League of Nations
    D : International court of Justice


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     Correct answer is : C


  • In each of the questions 146 to 150 two statements are given. There may or may not be cause and effect relationship between the two statements.

      Question 86

    Statement I: School education has been made free for children of poor familiesStatement II: Literacy rate among the, poor is steadily growing.

    A : Statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect
    B : Statement IT is the cause and statement I is the effect
    C : Both the statements are independent causes
    D : Both the statements are independent effects


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 87

    Statement I: Hallmarking of gold jewellary has been made compulsoryStatement II: Many persons do not prefer to buy Hallmarked jewellary

    A : Statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect
    B : Statement IT is the cause and statement I is the effect
    C : Both the statements are independent causes
    D : Both the statements are independent effects


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 88

    Statement I: Many vegetarians are suffering from stomach ailments.Statement II: Many dead fish were found near the lake shore.

    A : Statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect
    B : Statement IT is the cause and statement I is the effect
    C : Both the statements are independent causes
    D : Both the statements are independent effects


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 89

    Statement I: Ahmed is a healthy boyStatement II: His mother is very particular about the food he eats

    A : Statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect
    B : Statement IT is the cause and statement I is the effect
    C : Both the statements are independent causes
    D : Both the statements are independent effects


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 90

    Statement I: Rate of crime is very low in this cityStatement II: The police is efficient in this city

    A : Statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect
    B : Statement IT is the cause and statement I is the effect
    C : Both the statements are independent causes
    D : Both the statements are independent effects


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 91

    ‘Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Wednesday, Monday, Sunday,__________,
    Which of the following best fits in the blank?


    A : Sunday
    B : Tuesday
    C : Saturday
    D : Thursday


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 92

    ‘387924,_______, 3724, 423, 32, 2’. Which number is missing?

    A : 42978
    B : 42783
    C : 42983
    D : 42786


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 93

    ‘Gym, hymn, lynx, pygmy, rhythm’
    Which of the following words does not belong to the above set?


    A : Myrrh
    B : Mythic
    C : Flyby
    D : Syzygy


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 94

    Aadvark, Eerie, Iiwi, Oolong,________
    Which of the following words follows the pattern of this series?


    A : Uvula
    B : Uulium
    C : Uranium
    D : Uranus


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     Correct answer is : B


  • For the following nine questions, read the given argument or statement carefully, making any factual assumptions necessary. Then choose the best answer out of the four choices to the question asked. Note that not all the facts given will be relevant for determining the answer.

      Question 95

    ‘China has a higher literacy rate than India. This is due to the greater efficiency of the Communist system. Efficiency is sorely lacking in India’s democratic system. Therefore, democracy is the biggest obstacle to India’s achieving 100% literacy.’ Which of the following, if true, would directly undermine the above argument?

    A : Inefficiency is equally a problem in democracies and Communist countries.
    B : Communist systems do not respect human rights.
    C : Freedom is more important than literacy.
    D : China is slowly making the transition to democracy.


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 96

    ‘In 399 BC, a jury in Athens condemned Socrates to death for impiety and corrupting the morals of the youth. Socrates’ friends offered to help him escape, but Socrates refused. Socrates argued that the fact that he had lived in Athens for so many years meant that he had committed himself to obeying its laws. It would therefore be wrong for him to break those very laws he was implicitly committed to obeying.’ Which one of the following claims constitutes the most plausible challenge to Socrates’ argument?

    A : Long residence only commits someone to obeying just laws and Socrates was convicted under an unjust law.
    B : Long residence by itself does not imply a commitment to obeying laws since one never made any explicit commitment.
    C : Obedience to the law is not always required.
    D : There is no point in escaping from prison since one will anyway be captured again.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 97

    ‘Soft drinks have been shown by scientists to be bad for the teeth. Therefore, the government would be justified in banning all soft drinks from the Indian market.
    Assuming that the factual claim in the above argument is true, what else needs to be assumed for the conclusion to follow?


    A : The government is justified in banning anything that is bad for dental health.
    B : Soft drinks are also bad for gastric health
    C : Dental hygiene is a matter of great concern.
    D : No further assumptions are necessary.


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 98

    ‘In order to be eligible for election to the Lok Sabha, a person must be at least 25 years of age. Moreover, one must not be bankrupt. Therefore, Jatinder Singh, over 50 years of age and without any criminal convictions, cannot be the Speaker of the Lok Sabha since he has just filed for bankruptcy.
    Which of the following must be assumed for the conclusion to follow logically?


    A : Anyone over 50 years of ago is eligible to be Speaker of the Lok Sabha as long as he or she has no criminal convictions.
    B : People without criminal convictions cannot be elected to the Lok Sabha even if they are not bankrupt.
    C : Only those eligible for election to the Lok Sabha are eligible to be the Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
    D : There is no minimum age requirement for the Speaker of the Lok Sabha.


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 99

    ‘As a century draws to a close, people start behaving much like people coming to the end of a long life. People approaching death often start reflecting on the events of their lives. Similarly, people alive in 1999_______’
    Which of the following most logically completes the paragraph above?


    A : …..started reflecting on the events of the twentieth century.
    B : …..started to reflect on the events of their lives.
    C : ……started to fear death
    D : ……started to wonder what the year 2000 would bring.


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 100

    ‘The Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius proposed the following thought experiment. If the universe has a boundary, we can throw a spear at this boundary. If the spear flies through, then it is not a boundary. If the spear bounces back, there must something beyond this boundary that is itself in space, which means it is not a boundary at all. Either way, it turns out that the universe has no boundary.
    ’ How best can the form of Lucretius’ argument for the infinity of space be described?


    A : Lucretius shows that positing finite space leads to a contradiction.
    B : Lucretius shows that finite space is inconsistent with physics.
    C : Lucretius shows that finite space is inconsistent with mathematics.
    D : Lucretius shows that finite space is inconceivable.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 101

    ‘Utilitarians believe that the right action is that which produces the most happiness.
    ’ Which of the following claims is incompatible with the utilitarian view?


    A : The right thing to do is to make the consequences of our actions as good as possible.
    B : The right thing to do is to do our duty, whatever the consequences.
    C : The right thing to do is to act on a rule which, if followed widely, produces the most happiness.
    D : The right thing to do is to act from motivations which produce the most happiness.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 102

    ‘It took many centuries before the countries of Europe could resolve their internal problems of violence and corruption to become the stable nation-states they are. Therefore, it will take many centuries for India to achieve internal stability.’
    Assuming that the factual claims in the argument above are true, what must be assumed in order for the conclusion to follow?


    A : Countries everywhere must follow the same paths towards stability.
    B : India is gradually progressing towards internal stability.
    C : India can learn how to achieve stability by studying Europe’s example.
    D : India has no hope of achieving in the near future.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 103

    ‘Senthil goes to Ambala for the first time in his life. On the way from the railway station to his hotel, he sees twelve people, all of them male. He concludes that there are no women in Ambala. As a matter of fact, there are many thousands of women in Ambala.’
    Which of the following best describes Senthil’s error?


    A : Senthil was misled by irrelevant details.
    B : Senthil generalized on the basis of insufficient evidence.
    C : Senthil was biased against women.
    D : Senthil was bad at counting.


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     Correct answer is : B


  • In the following three questions, assume that a ‘fact’ expresses something that can be proved by clear and objective data. An opinion expresses a judgment, view, attitude, or conclusion that is not backed by data.

      Question 104

    Which one of the following statements is best described as an assertion of opinion rather than an assertion of fact?

    A : Brazil, China and India are now among the largest emitters of greenhouse gases.
    B : Scientists agree that human activity is an important cause of climate change.
    C : The Indian government’s policy on climate change is misguided.
    D : The Indian government’s policy on climate change has changed significantly in the last five years.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 105

    Which one of the below statements is best described as an assertion of opinion rather than an assertion of fact?

    A : The number of people migrating into Bengaluru has increased significantly in recent years.
    B : This is because Bengaluru provides more economic opportunities than the towns and villages from which these migrants come.
    C : This sudden influx of migrants has made the city less pleasant to live in.
    D : The success of the government’s rural employment guarantee act might have the effect of stemming some rural-urban migration.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 106

    Which one of the following statements, if true, is best described as an assertion of opinion rather than an assertion of fact?

    A : Mumbai is larger than Pune.
    B : Mumbai is smaller than Pune.
    C : Mumbai is more cultured than Pune.
    D : Mumbai is more crowded than Pune


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     Correct answer is : C


  • For the following three questions, there are two or more statements along with few conclusions deduced from the statements. You are required to answer on the basis of the statements and the conclusions. Make the factual assumptions required by the question even if you believe the statement is actually false.

      Question 107

    Statement 1: Some aeroplanes are balloons.
    Statement 2: Some balloons are rockets.
    Conclusions:
    (a) Some aeroplanes are rockets
    (b) Some rockets are tables
    (c) All the rockets are balloons
    (d) All the balloons are aeroplanes.
    Assuming the statements 1 and 2 are true, which conclusions follow:


    A : Only (b) and (d)
    B : Only (a) and (c)
    C : Only (d)
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 108

    Statement 1: All whales are fish.
    Statement 2: some fish are not amphibians.
    Statement 3: All whales are amphibians.
    Statement 4: Some amphibians are not fish.
    Conclusions:
    (a) Some fish are amphibians
    (b) Some amphibians are fish
    (c) Only whales are both fish and amphibians
    (d) All amphibians are fish.
    Assuming only that Statements 1,2,3 and 4 are true, which of the above conclusions may be deduced?


    A : Only (a) and (b)
    B : Only (c)
    C : Only (d)
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 109

    Statement 1: All libraries are laboratories.
    Statement 2: No laboratories are hostels.
    Conclusions:
    (a) All laboratories are libraries
    (b) Some hostels are libraries
    (c) Some libraries are hostels
    (d) No library is a hostel
    Assuming that statements 1 and 2 are true, which conclusions follow?


    A : Only (a) and (b)
    B : Only (b) and (c)
    C : Only (c) and (d)
    D : Only (d)


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     Correct answer is : D


  • Passage for questions 140-142

    ‘Instead of being concerned with what actually happens in practice….(economics) is increasingly preoccupied with developing pseudo-mathematical formulas. These provide models of behavior which never quite fit what actually happens, in a way which resembles the physical sciences gone wrong: instead of equations describing reality, economics produces equations describing ideal conditions and theoretical clarity of a type which never occurs in practice’.


      Question 110

    Which of the following best summarizes the argument of this paragraph?

    A : Economics ought to be more like the physical sciences.
    B : Theoretical clarity is undesirable in economics.
    C : The physical sciences are wrong to emphasise mathematic formulae.
    D : The mathematical equations used by economists do not accurately describe the real world.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 111

    Which of the following claims is not implied in the paragraph above?

    A : Economists should stop using mathematical models.
    B : Equations describing ideal conditions should not be mistaken for equations describing reality.
    C : Theoretical clarity should not come at the expense of accuracy.
    D : Models of human behavior should be true to the complexity of human nature.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 112

    Which of the following, if true, would most weaken the argument of the passage above?

    A : The physical sciences are themselves reducing their reliance on mathematical formulae.
    B : The real world in fact closely approximates ideal theoretical conditions.
    C : We do not at present have the mathematical expertise to model the full complexity of the world economy.
    D : Academic economists need to be more sensitive to human nature.


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     Correct answer is : B


  • Passage for Questions 143-144

    ‘Religions, like camel caravans, seem to avoid mountain passes. Buddhism spread quickly south from Buddha’s birth-place in southern Nepal across the flat Gangetic plain to Sri Lanka. But it took a millennium to reach China…The religious belt stretched eventually to Mongolia and Japan, but in Afghanistan Buddhism filled only a narrow belt that left pagans among the valleys to the east and west in Kailash and Ghor’.


      Question 113

    Which of the following best summarises the subject of this paragraph?

    A : The Afghan people were hostile to Buddhism.
    B : Geography has considerable impact on the spread of religions.
    C : Buddhism does not flourish in mountainous regions.
    D : Religion has a considerable impact on geography.


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 114

    Which of the following, if true, would most weaken the conclusion to the above argument?

    A : Christianity took several centuries to cross the Atlantic Ocean to America.
    B : The Hindukush mountains made no difference to the speed with which Islam spread.
    C : Buddhism is strongest in mountainous regions.
    D : Jainism is less popular in cold climates.


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     Correct answer is : B


  • Passage for questions 145-146

    ‘Friendship was indeed a value for the villagers, more for men than for women. Two good friends were said to be ‘like brothers’ (literally, ‘like elder brother-younger brother’, annatammandirahage). I heard this expression several times and I could not help recalling the statement of an elderly English colleague who had told me that he and his brother were very close and had written to each other every week. He had added, ‘We are very good friends.’ That is, friendship connoted intimacy in England while in Rampura (as in rural India everywhere), brotherhood conveyed intimacy’.


      Question 115

    Which of the following best summarizes the conclusion of the argument of this paragraph?

    A : Friendship has greater value for men than for women.
    B : People in England have different attitudes to brotherhood and friendship than people in rural India.
    C : Brotherhood has greater value in rural India than in England.
    D : Friendship has greater value in England than in India.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 116

    Which of the following, if true, would directly contradict the conclusion of the above argument?

    A : People are less likely to have large families in England.
    B : People in England are no longer close to their family members.
    C : People in England do not think that friendship connotes intimacy.
    D : People in rural India think that sisters cannot be intimate.


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     Correct answer is : C


  • Passage for questions 147-148 ‘

    A language is most easily learnt when it is an tune with the social context. To teach an Indian child in English at the primary stage……..strengthens distinctions of class and status and warps the mind. Failure to resort to regional languages in literacy campaigns also hampers their success’.


      Question 117

    Which of the following best summarizes the argument of the passage above?

    A : Learning English warps the mind
    B : Language policy should be devised with an eye to social context.
    C : Literacy campaigns in India have failed.
    D : English should be taught at the secondary school level.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 118

    Which of the following claims, if true, would weaken the argument in the passage above?

    A : Literacy campaigns are more successful when conducted in English.
    B : Learning English at an early age has been found to weaken class distinctions.
    C : Children who learn English at the primary school stage have been found to show greater intellectual ability than those who learn English only at the secondary level.
    D : All of the above.


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     Correct answer is : D


  • Passage for questions 149-151

    ‘The tribes should develop their own culture and make their contribution to the cultural richness of the country. It is unnecessary to cause them to change their customs, habits or diversions so far as to make themselves indistinguishable from other classes. To do so would be rob rural and pastoral life of its colour and stimulating diversity’.


      Question 119

    Which of the following conclusions in not implied by the passage above?

    A : It is good for India’s tribal people to develop their culture.
    B : Tribal customs should not be allowed to change in any respect.
    C : Forcing tribal people to change their customs reduces the diversity of rural life.
    D : Tribal culture is part of the cultural richness of India.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 120

    Which of the following claims runs directly counter to the spirit of the passage above?

    A : Tribal people should be able to decide what elements of the modern world to adopt.
    B : The government should make modern science and medicine available to tribal people.
    C : Tribal people should not be subjected to any coercion to conform to non-tribal cultural norms as long as they do not violate the law.
    D : The tribals should assimilate as far possible into non-tribal culture as a condition of full citizenship.


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 121

    find the one which is different from the rest.

    A : fast-slow
    B : bright-dark
    C : day-night
    D : valley-depth


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 122

    find the one which is different from the rest.

    A : Body-Hand
    B : Foot-Ankle
    C : Eye-Ear
    D : Wrist-Finger


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 123

    find the one which is different from the rest.

    A : Snake-Frog
    B : Goat-Hen
    C : Dog-Cat
    D : Tiger-Deer


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     Correct answer is : B


  • Instructions (124-126): Each question below has two statements followed by four conclusions I, II, III and IV. You have to accept the given statements to be true, even if they appear to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two statements:

      Question 124

    Statement One: All girls are students.
    Statement Two: All doctors are students.
    Conclusions:
    I. All girls are students.
    II. Some students are girls.
    III. Some students are doctors.
    IV. All doctors are girls.


    A : Only I follows.
    B : Only I and II follows.
    C : Only II and IV follow.
    D : Only I and II and III follows.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 125

    Statement One: All researchers are sociologists
    Statement Two: Some researchers are professors.
    Conclusions:
    I. All researchers are professors.
    II. Some researchers are professors.
    III. Some professors are sociologists.
    IV. Some sociologists are researchers.


    A : Only III and II follow.
    B : Only II and IV follow.
    C : Only III follows.
    D : None follows.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 126

    Statement One: Some democracies are dictatorship.
    Statement Two: No dictatorship is a monarchy.
    Conclusions:
    I. No democracy is a monarchy.
    II. No dictatorship is a democracy.
    III. Some democracies are monarchy.
    IV. Some dictatorships are democracies.


    A : None follows
    B : Only IV follows.
    C : II and III follow.
    D : I and IV follow.


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     Correct answer is : B


  • Instructions (127 to 129): The following questions comprise of one or more statements. Answer the questions on the basis of the given statement (s). Accept the factual assumptions required by the question, even if you believe that the statement is false.

      Question 127

    Statements: I. Cheese is bad for people with high-cholesterol.
    II. Sumeet does not eat cheese. Assuming that (i) and (ii) are true, which of the following statement follows?


    A : Sumeet has high-cholesterol.
    B : Cheese is bad for Sumeet.
    C : People with high-Cholesterol do not eat cheese.
    D : None of the above


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 128

    Statement: I. Democrats are secularists. Which of the following statements, if true, would show that the above statement is false?

    A : My father is a secularist but he is not a democrat.
    B : My father is a democrat but he is not secularist.
    C : My father is a democrat and he is secularist.
    D : My father is neither a democrat nor a secularist.


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 129

    Statement: “Where there is a cloud, there is a rain.” Which of the following statements, if true, would show that the above statement is false?

    A : Sometimes there is cloud, but there is no rain.
    B : Sometimes there is rain, but there is no cloud
    C : There is no rain where there is no cloud.
    D : None of the above.


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     Correct answer is : A


  • Instructions (130 to 132): Read the following information carefully and then answer the questions. Four friends W, X, Y and Z are students of Class 10th. W and X are good in Hindi but poor in English. W and Y are good in Science but poor in Mathematics. Y and Z are good in English but poor in Social Studies. Z and X are good in Mathematics as well as in Science.

      Question 130

    Who amongst the following friends is not good in Mathematics but good in Hindi?

    A : W
    B : Y
    C : X
    D : Z


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 131

    Which of the following pairs of friends are good, both in English and Science?

    A : W and Y
    B : W and Z
    C : Y and Z
    D : Z and X


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 132

    Which of the following statements is definitely true?

    A : Y and Z are good in English as well as in Hindi
    B : All four friends are good in Science
    C : W is good in Social Studies, Hindi and Science
    D : Y is not good in Mathematics, Hindi and Social Studies


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     Correct answer is : B


  • Instructions (133 to 135): Select the statement which logically follows the two given statements.

      Question 133

    Statements
    : I No athletes are vegetarians.
    II All players are athletes.
    III Therefore -----------------------


    A : no players are vegetarians
    B : all players are vegetarian
    C : some players are vegetarian
    D : all vegetarians are players


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 134

    Statements :
    I All persons who have done any creative work can be responsible critics
    II Z has not done any creative work
    III Therefore --------------------------


    A : Z can be a responsible critic
    B : Z cannot be a responsible critic
    C : Z can become a responsible critic
    D : Z cannot become a responsible critic


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 135

    Statement:
    I One who has squared a circle is not a mathematician
    II Therefore -----------------------


    A : No one who has squared a circle is a mathematician
    B : All non-mathematicians have squared a circle
    C : Some mathematicians have squared a circle
    D : All mathematicians square a circle


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 136

    Statement: The Supreme Court of India is encouraging Public Interest Litigation Reasons:
    I To increase the reach of justice to the disadvantaged sections of society
    II To quicken the pace of Justice Identify the correct reason for the aforementioned statement.


    A : Both I and II are correct reasons of the statement
    B : I is the correct reason of the statement
    C : Both I and II are not correct reasons of the statement
    D : II is the correct reason of the statement


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 137

    Yoga has become a very popular exercise, but it may not be for everyone. If you are interested in high energy and fast workouts, yoga may not be the best choice. Therefore, evaluate your fitness requirement before joining yoga classes
    This paragraph best supports the statement that:


    A : Yoga is more popular than high energy exercise
    B : Yoga is changing the concept of fitness in various ways
    C : Before opting for Yoga, assess your fitness requirements
    D : Yoga is a holistic fitness regime


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 138

    Statistics allows us to understand the reality. It indicates developmental directions. Statistics is good for exposing reality, but it can also be manipulated to perpetuate untruth and misunderstanding. Data has power to mislead people.
    This paragraph best supports the statement that:


    A : Words are more truthful than numbers
    B : Study of statistics is more important than any other discipline
    C : Numbers never lie
    D : Numbers can be used to mislead people


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 139

    Technology has developed out of stone tools which were used in ancient times. At first, development of new technology was slow, but after neo-liberal economic policy was adopted there has been a tremendous growth in technology sector.
    This paragraph best supports the statement that:


    A : Stone tools were not really technology
    B : Stone tools were in use in Ancient India
    C : Today new technologies are developing at a fast pace
    D : New technology has nothing in common with the stone tools


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     Correct answer is : C


  • Instructions (140 to 144): Given below is a pair of events I and II. You have to decide their nature of relationship. Assume that the given information is correct and final.

      Question 140

    I Prices of toys in the market have gone down
    II Government has reduced import duty on toys.


    A : I is the main cause and II is the main effect
    B : I is effect but II is not the main cause
    C : II is the main cause and I is the main effect
    D : II is an effect but I is not the main cause.


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 141

    I Inflation rate in India has come down
    II Reserve Bank of India has increased interest rate.


    A : I is the main cause and II is the main effect
    B : I is effect but II is not the main cause
    C : II is the main cause and I is the main effect
    D : II is an effect but I is not the main cause


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 142

    I More and more students are opting for legal education
    II Bar Council of India has introduced Bar Examination


    A : I is the main cause and II is the main effect
    B : I is effect but II is not the main cause
    C : II is the main cause and I is the main effect
    D : II is an effect but I is not the main cause.


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 143

    I Sea level is steadily rising
    II Global Warming is a serious problem which the world is facing


    A : I is the main cause and II is the main effect
    B : I is effect but II is not the main cause
    C : II is the main cause and I is the main effect
    D : II is an effect but I is not the main cause


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 144

    I Financial Institutions are largely unregulated
    II Today, world is passing through a serious phase of economic crisis


    A : I is the main cause and II is the main effect
    B : I is effect but II is not the main cause
    C : II is the main cause and I is the main effect
    D : II is an effect but I is not the main cause.


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 145

    An argument is given below, on the basis of that argument; find out the parallel argument from the given list of subsequent arguments
    Argument: Himalayan Sparrows are disappearing. This bird is an Indian bird; therefore, Indian birds are disappearing.
    Subsequent Arguments:


    A : Industrialists pay most of the taxes. ‘Z’ is a wealthy man therefore ‘Z’ must pay most taxes
    B : A pineapple is a fruit, a mango is a fruit therefore pineapple is a mango
    C : Snow tigers are an endangered species; all endangered species must be protected; therefore snow-tiger must be protected
    D : John is his father’s favorite son, and John knows this must be true because his father told him this; and no father would lie to his favorite son


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     Correct answer is : C


  • Instructions (146 to 149): Each question below is followed by arguments. Choose the most appropriate choice from the options given

      Question 146

    Question: Should Judicial Activism be discouraged?
    Argument I: No, it would lead to executive dictatorship
    Argument II: Yes, Judiciary should stay in the constitutional limits


    A : Argument I is strong.
    B : Argument II is strong
    C : Both the arguments are strong
    D : Both the arguments are weak


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     Correct answer is : D




  •   Question 147

    Question: Should the Judiciary be independent of Executive and Legislature?
    Argument I: Yes, this is necessary to ensure impartiality in the administration of Justice
    Argument II: No, it will develop inertia in Executive and Legislature


    A : Argument I is strong
    B : Argument II is strong
    C : Both the arguments are strong
    D : Both the arguments are weak


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     Correct answer is : A




  •   Question 148

    Question: Should E-Governance be introduced at every level of public administration?
    Argument I: Yes, it will reduce corruption
    Argument II: No, it will lead to unemployment


    A : Argument I is strong.
    B : Argument II is strong
    C : Both the arguments are strong
    D : Both the arguments are weak


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     Correct answer is : C




  •   Question 149

    Question: Should there be a world Government?
    Argument I: Yes, it will eliminate inter-state conflicts
    Argument II: No, Rich and Powerful countries will dominate it


    A : Argument I is strong
    B : Argument II is strong
    C : Both the arguments are strong
    D : Both the arguments are weak


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     Correct answer is : B




  •   Question 150

    “Some philosophers believe that a concept which cannot be verified can still be valid because of its inner logic which ennobles it.”
    In the light of the above statement, decide the status of the statement given below.
    Statement:
    “Every person has certain inherent and inalienable rights which must be protected by Rule of Law.”


    A : True
    B : False
    C : Difficult to determine
    D : Both True and False


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     Correct answer is : A


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