UPSC Paper 1 Mock Test - 32


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QUESTION: 1

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

Solution:
QUESTION: 2

Which of the following expenditures shall be expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of India?

1. The emoluments and allowance of the President and other expenditure relating to his office

2. The emoluments and allowances of the Prime Minister and other expenditure relating to his office

3. The salaries and allowances of the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States

4. The salaries and allowances of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 3

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists;


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QUESTION: 4

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

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QUESTION: 5

There is a Constitutional requirement to have a Minister in charge of Tribal welfare for the States of

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QUESTION: 6

Which of the annual reports is the President not duty bound to ensure that they are placed beforeParliament?

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QUESTION: 7

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

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QUESTION: 8

Following duties have been prescribed for the State and the citizens
1. To develop scientific temper
2. To promote common brotherhood
3. To organise village panchayats
4. To minimise the inequalities in income
5. To secure a uniform civil code
6. To defend the country

Among these, the fundamental duties of the citizen would include

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

Which of the following are not necessarily the consequence of the proclamation of the President's rule in a state?

1. Dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly
2. The removal of the Council of Ministers in the State
3. Dissolution of the local bodies
4. Takeover of the State administration by the Union Government

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Which of the following federal principles are not found in Indian federation?

1. Bifurcation of the judiciary between the Federal and State Governments
2. The Federal and State Governments have their own officials to administer their respective laws and functions.
3. The Union cannot be destroyed by any State seceding from the Union at its will
4. Federal Government can redraw the map of the Indian Union by forming new states (s)

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 11

Consider the following statements:

A: The rigid Constitutions have lived only by judicial respiration

R: Judicial interpretation has been the most effective way of making the rigid Constitutions flexible enough to work.

Solution:
QUESTION: 12

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:


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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following are the Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution of India?

1. To follow the principles of morality.
2. To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.
3. To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite cuiture.
4. To safeguard public property and to abjure violence.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 14

The basic problem in the working of parliamentarysystem in India arises out of

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QUESTION: 15

Which of the following are included in Article 78 of the Indian Constitutions, defining the duties of the Prime Minister?

1. To communicate to the President all decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union and Proposals for legislation.
2. To take prior presidential sanction for the budget before submitting it in the Parliament.
3. To furnish the information called for by the President regarding administration of affairs of the Union
4. If the President so requires, to submit for consideration of the Council of Ministers a matter on which a Minister has take a decision without submitting the same for consideration by the Council beforehand.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 16

Consider the statements

A: 'Preventive Detention' is included in the chapter on Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India.
R: 'Preventive Detention' is a Fundamental Right of the State against individuals.

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Consider the following statements:

Fundamental duties

1. have always been a part of the Constitution of India
2. have been added through an amendment
3. are mandatory on all citizens of India.

Which of these statements is/are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 18

Consider the statements

A: Secularism is a basic feature of the Constitution of India in the sense that the State should be neutral to different religions.

R: One of the Directive Principles of State Policy states that it will be a part of the duty of the State to improve the breeds of cattle and stop the salughter of cows and calves.

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

Consider the Statements

A: Prof. K.C. Wheare calls the Indian Constitution a quasi-federal Constitution.

R: There are three lists— Union, State and Concurrent— in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India dividing powers between the Centre and the states and giving residuary powers to the central government

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QUESTION: 20

Consider the following statements:

A public interest petition can be accepted when it is moved by
1. an individual when his interest is affected.
2. a group when the interest of its members is affected.
3. an individual or a group when the interests of the population in general are affected.
4. an individiual with the help of a group for the safeguard of that group's interest.

Which of these statements is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 21

Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctlymatched?

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QUESTION: 22

Which of the following statements about the rightto freedom of religion is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 23

Consider the following statements related to Article 368 of the Constitutions:

1. A Constitutional Amendment Bill can be passed at a joint session of Parliament in case of deadlock between the two Houses.
2. It is obligatory for the President of India to give his assent to a Constitutional Amendment Bill passed under Article 368.
3. To amend 7th Schedule of the Constitution, ratification of more than half of the State legislatures is essential.
4. A proposal to amend the Constitution can only be introduced in the House of the People.

Which of these are correct?

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QUESTION: 24

Which one of the following procedures is valid for passing a Constitutional amendment seekingabolition of the Vidhan Parishad?

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QUESTION: 25

Match the following:




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QUESTION: 26

Which of the following is not correct of National Mission for Sustauining Himalayan Ecosystem?

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QUESTION: 27

Which one of the following popularly known cases is associated with the arrest of thirty-two radical political and trade union activists including the three British Communists ?

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QUESTION: 28

After the elections of 1937 when the CongressMinistries were formed in the Provinces, to guide and coordinate their activities and to prevent the provin-cialization of Congress. a Parliamentary Sub committeewas formed. Who of the following was not a member of that ?

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QUESTION: 29

Who of the following appointed a National Planning Committee in 1938 ?

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QUESTION: 30

Consider the following statements :

1. Balwantrai Mehta was one of the persons chiefly responsible for the initiative to convene the All India States People's Conference in 1927.

2. C. Rajagopalachari was chiefly responsible in persuading Mahatma Gandhi to' decide to initiate the 'Individual Satyagraha'.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 31

With reference to Indian freedom struggle, who of the following was the lady representative of India at the Second Round Table Conference ?

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QUESTION: 32

With reference to Wavell Plan, consider the following statements :

1. As per the plan, the Commander-in-chief of the armed forces would be Indian.

2. The department of external affairs would be in the hands of British.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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QUESTION: 33

Warren Hastings appointed the Amini Commissionin 1776 to

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QUESTION: 34

Consider the following statements :

1. The dastaks for the private trade of the East India Company' servants were finally abolished by Lord Wellesley.

2. Lord Wellesley transferred Sadar Nizamat Adalat from Murshidabad to Calcutta and brought it under Governor-General and his Council.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 35

The Rudrasampradaya of bhakti is associated with who of the following ?

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QUESTION: 36

Who of the following founded the "Independent Labour Party" in 1936 ?

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QUESTION: 37

When the All India Kisan Sabha was formed at the Lucknow session of the Congress in April 1936, who of the following was elected its first President ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 38

With reference to society during the reign of Gupta dynasty, consider the following statements :

1. The practice of sati, immolation of a woman on the funeral pyre of her husband, was unknown during the time.

2. The chewing of paan, betel leaf, was popular during this time.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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QUESTION: 39

Xerophytic vegetation is a characteristic feature of

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QUESTION: 40

Match List-I (Sources of Energy) with List-II (Places) and select the correct answer.


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QUESTION: 41

Match List-I (Forest Type) with List-II (Regions) and select the correct answer

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QUESTION: 42

Which one of the statements is not correct?

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QUESTION: 43

Consider the following statements :

1. The Taiga biome stretches across large parts of Canada, Europe and Asia.
2. Taiga is the largest biome in the world.
3. A lot of coniferous trees grow in the Taiga.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 44

Directions : The following 7 (Seven) items consists of two statements, one labelled the ‘Assertion (a)’ and the other labelled the ‘Reason (R)’, You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (a) and the Reason (R) are individually Assertion.
Select your answers from the codes given below and mark our answer sheets accordingly.

Assertion (a) : Oceanic salinity is higher along Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Reason (R) : Increased evaporation coupled with relatively more insolation along these latitudes causes higher oceanic salinity.

Solution:
QUESTION: 45

Directions : The following 7 (Seven) items consists of two statements, one labelled the ‘Assertion (a)’ and the other labelled the ‘Reason (R)’, You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (a) and the Reason (R) are individually Assertion.
Select your answers from the codes given below and mark our answer sheets accordingly.

Assertion (a) : Generally, temperature decreases from the equator towards poles which is called temperature gradient. But the highest temperature is never recorded at the equator, instead it is recorded near both the tropics.

Reason (R) : A sizeable portion of the incoming solar radiation is reflected by clouds and a large part of heat is spent in the process of evaporation.

Solution:
QUESTION: 46

Which one of the following statement is not correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 47

What is the approximate average annual water availability of India?

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QUESTION: 48

Which of the following has/have salt marshes an ideal place for its/their growth?

i. Halophytes
ii. Mesophytes
iii. Xerophytes

Select the correct answer using the code given below

Solution:
QUESTION: 49

Which one of the following statements is correct? When contours are placed very close to each other in a river valley, they represent a

Solution:
QUESTION: 50

Which of the following characteristics are associated with great masses of metamorphic rocks generally resulting from regional metamorphism?

i. Such rocks become wholly crystalline

ii. Such rocks become partially crystalline

iii. A streaking or parallel arrangement of their constituent crystals which lie with their longer axes pointing in the same direction

iv. A streaking or parallel arrangement of their constituent crystals which lie with their longer axes pointing in the same direction

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 51

A man is standing on a weighing machine in a lift which is moving. The weighing machine will show minimum reading when the lift is moving

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QUESTION: 52

A barometer reads 75 cm of mercury on the ground floor of an office building of height 100m. At the top of the building, the barometer reading will be

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QUESTION: 53

Match List I with list II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

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QUESTION: 54

Consider the following statement:

As one moves from one place to another the magnetic field of the earth will vary

I. in magnitude
II. in direction
III. linearly with height
IV. linearly with the temperature of the place

Of these statements

Solution:
QUESTION: 55

Two parallel wires carrying currents in the same direction attract each other because of

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QUESTION: 56

Match List I with list II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

Solution:
QUESTION: 57

Consider the following statements:

Assertion A : Diamond and graphite are allotropic forms of carbon.

Reason R : Diamond and graphite have different types of bonding between the carbon atoms.

Of these statements

Solution:
QUESTION: 58

Which of the following molecules contain both sigma and pi ( η bonds) bonds?

I. Oxygen
II. Nitrogen
III. Hydrogen
IV. Chlorine

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 59

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 60

An adult human being has 16 teeth on each jaw. In each half of the jaws, there are

I. three molars
II. two incisors,
III. two premolars,
IV. one canine.

The correct sequence in which these teeth occur starting from the middle and going backwards in each half of the jaw is:

Solution:
QUESTION: 61

Consider the following Statements:

Assertion A : Photorespiration causes a high loss of photosynthetically fixed carbon dioxide without producing energy-rich compounds.

Reason R : Photorespiration rakes place under anaerobic conditions.

Of these statements

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QUESTION: 62

If a colour-blind lady marries a normal male, and gives birth to a son and a daughter, then

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QUESTION: 63

Match List I (diseases) with list II (causative organism) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

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QUESTION: 64

Which one of the following plant groups represents ‘vascular cryptogams’ ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 65

Match List I with list II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

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QUESTION: 66

The “girdle of fire” refers to the ring of volcanoes around the

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QUESTION: 67

Primary Dealers and Satellite Dealers deal in

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QUESTION: 68

The 4-billion dollar fraud called Bre-X Goldrush took place in

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QUESTION: 69

Cabinet approves the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018. Which of the following is not correct?

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QUESTION: 70

The Centre approved the proposal to set up the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), intended to serve as an independent regulator for the auditing profession. Which of the following is correct?

I. NFRA can recommend to the Centre formulation of accounting and auditing standards and polices to be adopted by companies and auditor.
II. Monitor and enforce such standards and policies;
III. oversee quality of services of the professions associated with the compliance of these standards and policies.
IV. It will comprise of a chairperson, three full-time members and a secretary.

Solution:
QUESTION: 71

Consider the following statements:

I. At the time of the commencement of the Constitution in 1950, the Supreme Court was envisaged as having a Chief Justice and seven puisne judges, with Parliament having the power to increase this number.

II. In the early years, all judges sat together, but as the work of the court increased and a backlog accumulated, Parliament increased the number of judges from eight in 1950 to 11 in 1956, 14 in 1960, 18 in 1978, 26 in 1986 and 31 in 2008 (the current strength).

III. In the US, where all nine Supreme Court judges sit together.

IV. Even though the Chief Justice of India is the head of the judiciary, he is only the first among equals. The Constitution does not make him the Master of Rolls.

Q. Which of the above is correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 72

Cabinet approves the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Which of the following is not correct?

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QUESTION: 73

The Supreme Court has upheld passive euthanasia and the right to give advance medical directives or 'Living Wills' to smoothen the dying process as part of the fundamental right to live with dignity.

Q. Which of the following is not correct regarding the 'Living Will'?

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QUESTION: 74

Centre Constitutes Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal. Which of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 75

Consider the following statements:

I. Parliament by law provide for mechanism to adjudicate interstate water disputes.

II. Parliament may also provide that neither Supreme Court nor any other court exercises jurisdiction over interstate water disputes.

III. River Boards Act, 1956: Provides for the establishment of river boards for the regulation and development of interstate rivers and river valleys.

IV. Interstate water disputes act, 1956: Empowers the Central Government to set up an adhoc tribunal for the adjudication of a dispute between two or more states in relation to the waters of an interstate river. The decision of the tribunal would not be binding and final.

Solution:
QUESTION: 76

Executive Committee under POSHAN (PM's Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment) Abhiyaan Constituted. Which of the following is true regarding that?

I. The Committee is headed by Sh. Rakesh Srivastava, Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development

II. India Nutrition Report shall be released every two years by the Government after a detailed survey

III. On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti (14th April) this year, Gram Panchayats across the country will hold meetings to discuss on the Nutritional aspects and their implementation along with Health and Sanitation issues. All the Gram Panchayats will be advised to weigh the children and display the weights in the Anganwadi centres

IV. Instead of blindly adopting the Nutritional practices of other countries, best practices of states across the country which are successful in reducing Stunting, Anaemia and Malnutrition are to be studied and successful models to be adopted at National level.

Solution:
QUESTION: 77

Consider the following regarding Financial Action
Task Force:

I. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an intergovernmental body established in 1989.

II. The objectives of the FATF are to set standards and promote effective implementation of regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the international financial system.

III. The FATF is therefore a 'policy-making body' which works to generate the necessary political will to bring about national legislative and regulatory reforms in these areas.

IV. The FATF's decision-making body, the FATF Plenary, meets twice per year.

Q. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 78

Vietnam President visited India. Which of the following is not true of India-Vietnam ties?

Solution:
QUESTION: 79

Which of the following is not correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 80

Which of the following is not correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 81

Which of the following is not correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 82

Consider the following statements:

I. 11 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, Australia and Canada, signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in Chile.

II. The CPTPP is, in effect, the original Trans- Pacific Partnership struck during the Barack Obama presidency minus the U.S.

III. The countries signing the agreement, which account for more than 13% of the world economy, have agreed to bring down tariffs on crossborder trade by as much as 98% after domestic ratification.

IV. Amid palpable fears of a global trade war, the survival of a free trade agreement like this despite the sudden pullout of the U.S. offers some respite to the supporters of free trade.

Q. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 83

Consider the following:

I. Chinese lawmakers endorsed changes in the Constitution, which would empower President Xi Jinping to weather headwinds that challenge China new stage of transition.

II. Out of a total of 2,964 members of the National People's Congress (NPC), who voted on constitutional amendments, only two opposed a proposal that removes the limit on the tenure of the President to two consecutive five-year terms. There were three abstentions to the revision floated by the Communist Party of China (CPC).

III. With the changes in China's basic law, Mr. Xi can now serve as President indefinitely.

IV. China's parliament, included Mr. Xi's political doctrine — Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, as part of the amended Constitution.

Q. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 84

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

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QUESTION: 85

Match List-I (Famous Former Sports-person,) with List- II (Game/Sport) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists

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QUESTION: 86

Which one of the following statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 87

Consider the following statements:

1. Areawise, Chhattisgarh is larger than West Bengal.
2. According to the Population 2011 Census, population of West Bengal is larger than that of Chhattisgarh.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 88

Consider the following statements :

1. Silent Valley National Park is in the Nallamalai range.
2. Pathrakkadavu Hydroelectric Project is proposed to be built near the Silent Valley National Park.
3. The Kunthi river originates in Silent Valley’s rainforests.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 89

Consider the following statements:

1. Dengue is a protozoan disease transmitted by mosquitoes.
2. Retro-orbital pain is not a symptom of Dengue.
3. Skin rash and bleeding from nose and gums are some of the symptoms of Dengue.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 90

Consider the following statements :

1. Liquefied Natural Gas (LG) is liquefied under extremely cold temperature and high pressure to facilitate storage or transportation is specially designed vessels.

2. First LNG terminal in India was built in Hassan.

3. Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) are separated from LPG and these include ethane, propane, butane and natural gasoline.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 91

Match List-I (Atomic Power Plants/Heavy Water Plants) List-II (State) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

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QUESTION: 92

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given substances in the decreasing order of their densities?

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QUESTION: 93

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Southern Air Command : Thiruvanawthapuram
(b) Eastern Neaval Command : Visakhapatnam
(c) Armoured Corps Centre and School : Jabalpur
(d) Army Medical Crops Centre and School : Lucknow

Solution:
QUESTION: 94

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Solution:
QUESTION: 95

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Solution:
QUESTION: 96

Consider the following statements:

1. Sensex is based on 50 of the most important stocks available on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

2. For calculating the Sensex, all the Sensex stocks are assigned proportional weightage.

3. New York Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in the world.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 97

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 98

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given hills starting from the north and going towards the south?

Solution:
QUESTION: 99

Which one of the following is not a Biosphere Reserve?

Solution:
QUESTION: 100

Match List-I (Distinguished Person) List-II (Area of work) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

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