Q. Where was the capital of the Pandya rulers?

 ◉ Miligy

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 ◉ Magadh

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 ◉ Madurai

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 ◉ Vijayanagar

❌ Incorrect

Q. In which year did Alexander the Great of Macedonia invade India?

 ◉ 576 BC

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 ◉ 206 BC

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 ◉ 400 BC

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ 326 BC

✅ Correct

Q. What is "calligraphy"?

 ◉ to calligraphy

✅ Correct

 ◉ To literature

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 ◉ Painting

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 ◉ To dance

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Q. Where did the Aryans first come and settle in India?

 ◉ in the Indus Valley

✅ Correct

 ◉ Himalayan mountain range

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 ◉ In Vindhyachal mountain range

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. What was the reason for the greatness of Sher Shah Suri?

 ◉ administrative reforms

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 ◉ Financial improvement

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 ◉ Political reform

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Which war laid the foundation of the Mughal Empire in India?

 ◉ Haldighati war

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 ◉ first battle of panipat

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 ◉ Second wars of Panipat

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 ◉ Talikota war

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Q. Who implemented the state-abduction policy?

 ◉ Lord Mountbatten

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 ◉ Warren hastings

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 ◉ Lord Cornwallis

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 ◉ lord dalhousie

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Q. Lord Ripon is considered more for what reason?

 ◉ local self government

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 ◉ hygiene

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 ◉ Economic growth

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. What is the color of laterite soil?

 ◉ White

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 ◉ red

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 ◉ Black

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 ◉ Yellow

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the President of Congress at the time of independence of India?

 ◉ J. B. Kriplani

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 ◉ Sardar Vallabhai Patel

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 ◉ P. Jawaharlal Nehru

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 ◉ Jai Prakash Narayan

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Q. The "Radcliffe Line" is the international boundary between which two countries?

 ◉ India and Nepal

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 ◉ India and Bhutan

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 ◉ India and China

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 ◉ India and Pakistan

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Q. Who was the Prime Minister of England at the time of independence of India?

 ◉ Anthony Eden

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 ◉ Winston Churchill

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 ◉ Harold Wilson

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 ◉ Clement Attlee

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Q. In which state is Chilka Lake located?

 ◉ In Bengal

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 ◉ in Odisha

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 ◉ In Haryana

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 ◉ In Tamil Nadu

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Q. Doda Bata peak is situated in which hills?

 ◉ Anayamalaya (Tamil Nadu)

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 ◉ Nanda Pal

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 ◉ Nag tibba

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 ◉ Elephant mountain

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Q. What is the seasonal movement of people from the mountains to the plains or vice versa called?

 ◉ seasonal migration

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 ◉ Immigration

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 ◉ Emigration

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. What is a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides called?

 ◉ peninsula

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 ◉ island

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 ◉ Continent

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

❌ Incorrect

Q. In which state is Sultanpur Wildlife Sanctuary located?

 ◉ Rajasthan

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 ◉ Haryana

✅ Correct

 ◉ Uttar Pradesh

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Punjab

❌ Incorrect

Q. What is the old name of Netherlands?

 ◉ Holland

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 ◉ Poland

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 ◉ Iceland

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Which is the largest lake in the world?

 ◉ Tanganika Lake

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 ◉ Lake Baikal

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 ◉ Lake huron

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 ◉ Varuna Hrid (Caspian Sea)

✅ Correct

Q. Whose agent is the government really?

 ◉ of state

✅ Correct

 ◉ Of the Country

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 ◉ Of Politics

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who is the author of the book "The Prince"?

 ◉ Jane Austen

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 ◉ William Shakespeare

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 ◉ J. K. Rowling

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Niccolò Machiavelli

✅ Correct

Q. What is meant by social Darwinism?

 ◉ survival of the fittest

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 ◉ High human development

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 ◉ human welfare

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

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Q. What is the "Fourth Estate" related to?

 ◉ Book related to social knowledge

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 ◉ Book related to science

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 ◉ Book related to knowledge of mathematics

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 ◉ from the press

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Q. What is the maximum number of members of Rajya Sabha?

 ◉ 243

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 ◉ 245

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ 550

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ 250

✅ Correct

Q. Who was the first Indian to become the President of the United Nations General Assembly?

 ◉ V. K. Krishna Menon

✅ Correct

 ◉ Jawaharlal Nehru

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ VR Krishna Iyer

❌ Incorrect

Q. Where is "India House" situated?

 ◉ in London

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 ◉ In Calcutta

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ In New York

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

❌ Incorrect

Q. Where could the election of the first President be challenged?

 ◉ In the High Court

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 ◉ In court

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ In parliament

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ in the Supreme Court

✅ Correct

Q. Which type of organization is the Election Commission?

 ◉ constitutional body

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 ◉ volunteer

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 ◉ private foundation

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Who is the chancellor of general state universities?

 ◉ state governor

✅ Correct

 ◉ President of the country

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 ◉ Prime Minister of the country

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 ◉ State chief minister

❌ Incorrect

Q. Whose subsidiary organization is "International Finance Corporation"?

 ◉ OPEC

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ ASEAN

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ European Union

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ UNO

✅ Correct

Q. What does "fera" mean?

 ◉ Anti -terrorism act

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 ◉ Drugs and cosmetics act

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ foreign exchange regulation act

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 ◉ Foreign regulations

❌ Incorrect

Q. In which state is "Anand Dairy Farm" located?

 ◉ In Himachal Pradesh

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 ◉ Gujarat

✅ Correct

 ◉ In Arunachal Pradesh

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ In Maharashtra

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who was the author of "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of Wealth of Nations"?

 ◉ Adam Smith

✅ Correct

 ◉ Carl marx

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 ◉ David Ricardo

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ John Maynard Keynes

❌ Incorrect

Q. Debt control proceedings are conducted by whom?

 ◉ International Monorest

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ By World Bank

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ by commercial bank

✅ Correct

 ◉ By central bank

❌ Incorrect

Q. When was the Reserve Bank established?

 ◉ On August 15, 1947

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 ◉ On January 1, 1945

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 ◉ on January 1, 1935

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 ◉ On October 24, 1946

❌ Incorrect

Q. What is meant by "octroi tax"?

 ◉ Tax levied on entry of goods into municipal area

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 ◉ Tax imposed on illegal goods

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 ◉ Tax imposed on bringing foreign goods to India

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

❌ Incorrect

Q. Which Indian-born scientist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Astrophysics?

 ◉ Sir C. V. Raman

✅ Correct

 ◉ Srinivas Ramanujan

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Homi Jahangir Baba

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Vikram Sarabhai

❌ Incorrect

Q. What is meant by "Open Skies Policy"?

 ◉ Involvement of private agencies in air transport

✅ Correct

 ◉ Only private agencies in air transportation

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 ◉ Only involvement of government agencies in air transport

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

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Q. The mirror placed near the driver in the bus is-

 ◉ convex mirror

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 ◉ concave mirror

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 ◉ Equivalent mirror

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

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Q. What is a line on a map connecting areas of equal atmospheric pressure called?

 ◉ Tropic of Cancer

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Tropic of Capricorn

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ isobaric

✅ Correct

 ◉ Air pressure line

❌ Incorrect

Q. What is the reason for the smell of rancid butter?

 ◉ hydrochloric acid

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ butyric acid

✅ Correct

 ◉ citric acid

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ nitric acid

❌ Incorrect

Q. What is the common name for sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3)?

 ◉ baking soda or baking soda

✅ Correct

 ◉ lemon

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Soap

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

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Q. Which soil cracks the most on drying and shrinks?

 ◉ clay

✅ Correct

 ◉ Alluvial soil

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Black soil

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Red soil

❌ Incorrect

Q. Which branch of botany studies the morphology of plants?

 ◉ Zoology

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 ◉ ecology

✅ Correct

 ◉ Physiology

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Biotechnology

❌ Incorrect

Q. The words "LOTS", "Java", "Oracle" etc. are related to which field of activity?

 ◉ computer software

✅ Correct

 ◉ sightseeing

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Historical

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who is the chairman of the National Security Council of India?

 ◉ Vice President of India

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Prime Minister of India

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ President of India

✅ Correct

 ◉ Chief Minister of States

❌ Incorrect

Q. What kind of organization is ICICI?

 ◉ Political institution

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Constitutional institution

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ social institution

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ financial institution

✅ Correct

Q. What is the area of low pressure around the equator, where there is very light air and calm sea, called?

 ◉ vacuum circle

✅ Correct

 ◉ mangrove forest

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Equatorial climate

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ None of them

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Q. What is "Bombay High" famous for?

 ◉ for tourism

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 ◉ For political environment

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ oil exploration on the beach

✅ Correct

 ◉ For gathering product

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Q. In which part of the constitution the concept of welfare state has been discussed in detail?

 ◉ In the face of fundamental rights

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 ◉ in the guiding principles of national policy

✅ Correct

 ◉ In state list

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ In the union list

❌ Incorrect

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