UPSC Paper 1 Mock Test - 34


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QUESTION: 1

During whose reign did St. Thomas come to India through north-west to propagate Christianity?

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QUESTION: 2

The mortal remains of Buddha were enshrined in which of the following stupas in Andhra Pradesh ?

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following Payments Bank has signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) for the training of employees of the bank in the area of payment banking?

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QUESTION: 4
In which zone limited human activity is permitted.
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QUESTION: 5
Kajiranga National Park is located in state of
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QUESTION: 6

The ALMA telescope is
1. An international partnership of which India is not a partner country
2. Designed to spot some of the most distant and ancient galaxies ever seen
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 7
Which of the following countries are contiguous with Afghanistan?
1. Iran
2. Turkmenistan
3. Tajikistan
4. Uzbekistan
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QUESTION: 8

The amended Official Languages Act, 1963
1. Permits the continued use of English, indefinitely, for all purposes of the Union
2. Makes the use of English compulsory in certain cases, including press communications issued by the Union Government
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 9
All Parliamentary Committees
1. Are nominated by the Speaker/Chairman
2. Present their report to the President who lays it before the Parliament
3. Are set up to make detailed scrutiny only regarding legislative matters
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QUESTION: 10

With reference to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 consider the following statements:
1. Promoters of projects that are ongoing on the date of commencement of the act are exempt from registering themselves with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority
2. Punishment for violations of certain provisions of the act includes imprisonment
3. The account to be maintained by the promoter, in order to deposit 70% of the collections, is a separate bank account and not an escrow account
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 11
With reference to the Smart Cities Mission, consider the following statements:
1. It uses a ‘challenge’ or competition method to select cities for funding
2. Retrofitting is not a concept that receives support under this mission
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
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QUESTION: 12

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s recent decision to raise the federal funds rate, for a third time in six months, is in all probability, an indicator of
1. The Federal Reserve’s concerns of spiralling inflation
2. A near-future increase in India’s export earnings
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QUESTION: 13

With reference to the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is the umbrella platform of civil society organisations from across the world
2. It is a platform for the review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals
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QUESTION: 14

Consider the following statements:
1. Each State in India has its own drug regulator
2. As mandated recently by the amended Drugs and Cosmetic Rules, bio-equivalence studies are mandatory for all classes of generic drugs manufactured in India
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 15

Which of the following is/are some of the features/highlights of the National Steel Policy 2017?
1. It envisions India surpassing China in total crude steel production capacity by 2030-31
2. The major segments that will consume steel will include housing and automobiles
3. India’s Steel manufacturing sector will reduce dependence on coking coal as a raw material
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QUESTION: 16
Which party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in the year 1939 after he broke away from the Congress?
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QUESTION: 17
The Malimath Committee Report of 2003, recently in the news, pertains specifically to
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QUESTION: 18

With reference to the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018 consider the following statements:
1. The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) will include at least one Supreme Court judge as a member
2. Members of NDIAC will be eligible for reappointment
3. NDIAC will promote research and provide training in alternative dispute resolution matters
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 19
The ‘Cancer train’ is synonymous with a majority of passengers belonging to the state of
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QUESTION: 20

Consider the following statements
1. ‘Operation Pawan’ was the operation by the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) to take control of Jaffna from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
2. ‘Operation Meghdoot’ was the operation by the Indian Armed Forces to capture the Siachen Glacier
Select the correct statements

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QUESTION: 21
Which among the following states does NOT organise state-sponsored bird festivals?
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QUESTION: 22

A deadlock between the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha calls for a joint sitting of the parliament during the passage of
1. Money Bill
2. Constitution Amendment Bill
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QUESTION: 23
Local self-government can be best explained as an exercise in
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QUESTION: 24
Consider the following statements Bhima Koregaon battle
1. It was one of the battles of Second Anglo-Maratha War
2. The Peshwa faction was led by Peshwa Baji Rao II in the battle
Select the correct statements
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QUESTION: 25

“Neither the Supreme Court (SC) nor any other court is to have jurisdiction in respect of any water dispute which is referred to a tribunal set up under the Inter-State Water Disputes Act.” Under which article of the Constitution then is the Cauvery water dispute being heard by the SC?

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QUESTION: 26
Recently, expectation of the Central government breaching its fiscal deficit target lead to
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QUESTION: 27
What are the official languages of the United Nations?
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QUESTION: 28

The union government and the World Bank has signed a guarantee agreement for USD ____ million and grant agreement for USD _____million for the “Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project.”

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QUESTION: 29
The deadline for the sale of pre-GST goods is?
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QUESTION: 30

Name the committee formed by the government of Maharashtra to study the feasibility ofmerging financially weak District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank.

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QUESTION: 31
What is the tagline of the UP Tourism recently unveiled by the state government?
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QUESTION: 32
Lekh Tandon has passed away recently. He belonged to which of the following field?
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QUESTION: 33
The centre has released Rs _____crore to states to compensate them for revenue loss following GST implementation.
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QUESTION: 34
Where did the third International Conference on Yoga held in October 2017 with theme ‘Yoga for Wellness’?
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QUESTION: 35

Yes Bank has partnered with which global financial institution to co-finance $400 million funding for renewable power generation project in India?

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QUESTION: 36
Prabhakarpant Ojharkar passed away recently. He belonged to which field?
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QUESTION: 37
Name the first women to be elected as the President of NASSCOM with effect from March 2018.
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QUESTION: 38

Name the head of committee constituted to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?

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QUESTION: 39

According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the Indian Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for August released showed that factory output grew _____ against the same month last year.

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QUESTION: 40
Name the Indian institution which has opened its campus to an Israel Centre to strengthen academic collaboration between the two nations.
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QUESTION: 41
Who is the head of the panel appointed by Tamil Nadu government to investigate Jayalalithaa’s death?
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QUESTION: 42
New Zealand based entrepreneur Nick Gerritsen has recently developed world’s first artificial intelligence politician. Name the AI politician.
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QUESTION: 43

Name the winner of the “Team of the Year” title at the inaugural edition of Indian Sports Honours 2017?

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QUESTION: 44

The Indian government is all set to introduce seaplanes as a new mode of transportation to link small towns in the country before which year?

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QUESTION: 45
According to the data by International Monetary Fund (IMF), what is the rank of India in terms of per capita GDP of countries for the year 2017?
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QUESTION: 46

Name the long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft which was dispatched by Indian Navy to Manila to undertake a Search and Rescue (SAR) for missing sailors of a merchant vessel that sank off the coast of Philippines?

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QUESTION: 47

According to World Payment Report 2017, digital payments in India will grow at a compound annual growth rate of how much percent during 2016 to 2020?

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QUESTION: 48

Which of the following banks has launched SmartUp zones in its branches across India to collaborate with the start-up community in the country?

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QUESTION: 49

Name the initiative launched by the Ministry of External Affairs to take Indian foreign policy and its global engagements to students across the country

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QUESTION: 50

To promote further fiscal reforms in West Bengal, the Government of India has signed $____ million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank.

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QUESTION: 51

As per the latest Financial Stability Report (FSR) by the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI), the gross non-performing assets (GNPAs) is expected to rise to ____ percent of gross advances in March 2018 from 10.2 percent in September 2017

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QUESTION: 52

Where did the Supreme Court of India banned the sale of firecrackers in the during the festive season of Diwali?

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QUESTION: 53

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as the President of which country for a second consecutive term on November 28, 2017?

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QUESTION: 54

Who of the following has been appointed as the has been appointed as the CEO of Freecharge Payment Technologies Private Ltd?

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QUESTION: 55

In October 2017, Income Tax Department launched which of the following for taxpayers so that they can seek answers to their basic queries and doubts relating to direct tax issues?

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QUESTION: 56

Name the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Para Swimming Championship 2017 being held in Mexico

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QUESTION: 57

The Government of India has signed financing agreement for IDA Credit worth USD ____ million with the World Bank for its Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE) Project

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QUESTION: 58

India’s largest Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility has been set up in which state by Tata Steel?

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QUESTION: 59
The 2017 IEA Ministerial Meeting was organized in which country?
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QUESTION: 60

The theme for the 2017 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage was _________

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QUESTION: 61

As per the recent data of the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA), India’s fiscal deficit for the first eight months (April-November) of 2017-18 was pegged at _____ percent of the full year’s target.

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QUESTION: 62
Sardar Sarovar Project is associated with which of the following rivers ?
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QUESTION: 63
Name the women to top the 2017 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list released by Forbes recently.
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QUESTION: 64
Machkunda hydro electric project is a joint venture of the states of
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QUESTION: 65
Bijapur is known for its
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QUESTION: 66
What is value Added Tax (VAT)?
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QUESTION: 67

The American Multinational company. Monsanto has produced an insect-resistant cotton variety that is undergoing field-trials in India. A toxin gene from which ONE of the following bacteria has been transferred to this transgenic cotton?

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QUESTION: 68
The National Food for Work Scheme is now merged with which of the following?
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QUESTION: 69
Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
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QUESTION: 70
Which of the following cell organelles play the most significant role in protein synthesis?
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QUESTION: 71
Place the four metropolitan cities of India, in the order of their decreasing population strengths, as per the 1991 census data
1. Delhi
2. Kolkata
3. Mumbai
4. Chennai
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QUESTION: 72
Consider the following statements:
1. Bajra (pearl millet) is essentially a Rabi crop in India.
2.Though maize is cultivated as a Rabi crop in some areas, it is also grown as Kharif crop.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
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QUESTION: 73
Which of the following are the rivers at the delta mouths of which mangroves occur in abundance?
1. Narmada
2. Subarnarekha
3. Krishna
4. Ganga
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
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QUESTION: 74
Consider the following:
1. Andes mountains
2. New Zealand
3. Philippines
4. Taiwan
Which of the above is/are parts(s) of the Pacific Ring of fire?
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QUESTION: 75
Is the President of India the Supreme Commander of the three wings of the Army, the Navy and the Air force ?
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QUESTION: 76
Consider the following :
1. Market borrowing
2. Treasury bills
3. Special securities issued to RBI
Which of these is/are component(s) of internal debt ?
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QUESTION: 77

'Self-sufficiency' in food , in the true sense of freedom from hunger , has not been achieved in India in spite of a more than three-fold rise in foodgrains production over 1950-1990.
Which of the following are the reasons for it ?
1. The green revolution has been restricted to small pockets of the country .
2. The cost of food is too high compared to the earnings ' of the poor .
3. Too much emphasis is laid on wheat and paddy compared to the coarse grains .
4. The gains of the green revolution have largely accrued to the cash crop rather than food crops.

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QUESTION: 78

Which of the following are the objectives of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices(CACP)?
1. To stabilise agricultural prices
2. To ensure meaningful real income levels to the farmers.
3. To protect the interest of the consumers by providing essential agricultural commodities at reasonable rate through public distribution system .
4. To ensure maximum price for the farmer.

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QUESTION: 79
Consider the following persons:
1. Sir Attar Singh
2. Bhai Teja Singh
3. Sohan Singh Bhakna
4. Kartar Singh Jhabbar
Who among these were NOT the organizers of the Singh-Sabha Movement?
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QUESTION: 80

Which of the following account for the limited nature of scope of monetary policy in underdeveloped countries?
I. The money market is unorganized and hence the monetary management of the central bank is not wide.
II. The governments always resort to deficit finacing as their budgetary policy for development
III. Money supply consists mainly of currency in circulation but the bank deposits form only a small portion of total money supply.
IV. Change in the bank rate and other monetary initiatives remain ineffective because of large nonmonetised sector.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 81
Consider the following:
1. Asaf Ali
2. Bhulabhai Desai
3. Jawaharlal Nehru
4. Tej Bahadur Sapru
Who among the above took up the defence of the INA Prisoners in the court at the Red Fort trials?
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QUESTION: 82

Consider the following statements:
The gradual increase in rural indebtedness in India under the British rule was due to
1. Fragmentation of land holdings
2. Decline of cottage industries
3. Lack of development of irrigational facilities
4. Introduction of cash crops
Which of these are correct?

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QUESTION: 83
Consider the following Smriti texts:
1. Yajnavalkya Smriti
2. Manu Smriti
3. Brhaspati Smriti
4. Devala Smriti
The correct chronological sequence of these texts is
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QUESTION: 84
Consider the following archaeological sites:
1. Damdama
2. Kurnool caves
3. Takkalakota
4. Naikund
Their correct sequence in order of their antiquity is
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QUESTION: 85

Which of the following statements about the vice-president of India is/are correct?
1. He is the ex-officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha
2. He must be a member of the Rajya sabha for his/her election as vice-president
3. He is elected by members of both houses of Parliament and state legislative assemblies
4. It the president resigns or dies, the vice-president officiates as president for not more than six months

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QUESTION: 86
Which of the following are among the fundamental duties as listed in the Constitution?
1. To preserve the heritage of our composite culture
2. To abide by the constitution
3. To strive for excellence in scientific research to win international fame
4. To render national service when called upon to do so
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QUESTION: 87

Point out the powers enjoyed by the President of India but not available to the Governor:
1. Diplomatic powers
2. Pardoning death sentence
3. Veto power over state legislature
4. Military powers

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QUESTION: 88

Consider the following statements.
1. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has no control over the issue of withdrawal of money from the Consolidated Fund of India.
2. The term of the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has been fixed by an act enacted by Parliament.
Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 89
Who was the first to attempt decentralisation of financial administration?
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QUESTION: 90
Qutbuddin Aibak died in 1210 while playing ________
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QUESTION: 91
Who was the Zamorin?
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QUESTION: 92

Consider the following statements:
1. Zonal councils have been established under an Article of the Constitution of India.
2. There is a provision under an Article of Constitution of India that an inter-State council can be established by the president.
3. The union home minister has been nominated to be the common chairman of the zonal councils.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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QUESTION: 93

Which one of the following submitted in 1875 a petition to the House of Commons demanding India's direct representation in the British Parliament ?

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QUESTION: 94
Where were ships constructed in India during this period ?
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QUESTION: 95
Consider the following states :
1. Karnataka
2. Orissa
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Bihar
The correct answer using the codes given below :
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QUESTION: 96

In India, the tropical moist deciduous forests form the natural cover in nearly all the places where the annual rainfall is between :

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QUESTION: 97
The OPEC member countries number:
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QUESTION: 98

Who among the following Governors General created the Covenanted Civil Service of India, Which came to be Known as the Indian Civil Service form 1861 onwards?

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QUESTION: 99
In which year 'Human Rights Resolution' was adopted by the U.N.?
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QUESTION: 100
The extremist method of "passive resistance" did not include :
1. Refusal to cooperate with the Government.
2. Sending petitions to the Government.
3. Boycott of Government service, courts, schools and colleges.
4. Refusal to pay rent to the Zamindars.
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