UPSC Paper 1 Mock Test - 35


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QUESTION: 1

Arrange the following dynasties in chronological order.
1. Haryanka
2. Sisunaga
3. Nanda
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QUESTION: 2

Name the Italian Bank with which the Bank of Baroda has signed an agreement to acquire its entire 51 % stake in Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company?

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QUESTION: 3

CO₂ and O₂ balance in atmosphere is due to

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QUESTION: 4
From which century onwards was there a spread of the Bhakti throughout the country ?
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QUESTION: 5
Which of the following were seats of learning from India’s past?
1. Takshashila
2. Vikramashila
3. Somapura
3. Odantapuri
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QUESTION: 6
The correct set of sancturaies located in Bihar is
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QUESTION: 7

The chairman and members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are appointed by the President on the recommendation of a committee consisting of
1. Prime Minister
2. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
3. Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
4. Leader of the opposition in Lok Sabha
5. Leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha
6. Union Home Minister
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QUESTION: 8

Consider the following statements:
1. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) is an inter-ministerial body
2. The Minister of Finance is the ex-officio chairman of the FIPB
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 9

River Narmada’s tributaries include which of the following?
1. Halon
2. Heran
3. Shakkar
4. Orsang
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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

At present, which of the following states has/have a bicameral system of state legislature?
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Telangana
3. Andhra Pradesh
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QUESTION: 12

As per the Interest Subvention Scheme for the year 2017-18,
1. Farmers can access interest-free short-term crop loans
2. Loans availed from private sector banks are ineligible for this scheme
3. Interest subvention will be provided also for restructured loans of farmers affected by natural calamities
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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following is/are some of the preferable characteristics of foods that can be fortified in order to meet the nutrition challenge India faces?
1. They are consumed by a large proportion of the population
2. They are used relatively soon after production and purchase
3. They can be centrally processed
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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

The powers and functions of the Central Information Commission are
1. During the inquiry of a complaint, no public record may be withheld from the commission on any grounds
2. When a public authority does not conform to the provisions of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Commission can respond only by imposing penalties
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QUESTION: 16

Swayam Prabha’, a Government of India initiative, is a project for

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QUESTION: 17

Consider the following statements:
1. The Preamble lists establishment of a secular state as an objective of the constitution
2. Though the words ‘secular state’ were not explicitly mentioned in the original constitution, Articles 25 to 28 leave no doubt that the Constitution-makers wanted to establish such a state
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 18
Which one of the following does not border Panama?
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QUESTION: 19

Which one of the following statements is correct about the reference made to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the India-Israel joint statement from the first visit to Israel by an Indian Prime Minister (2017)?

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QUESTION: 20
Consider the following pairs:
Tiger Reserve – State in which it is found:
1. Simlipal – Odisha
2. Bor – West Bengal
3. Kalakkad Mundanthurai – Kerala
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
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QUESTION: 21
Which of the following statements is/are correct about ‘orphan crops’?
1. They are typically grown in Africa, Asia and South America
2. Maize is an example of an ‘orphan crop’
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QUESTION: 22
Consider the following statements:
1. All cryptocurrencies are based on Blockchain technology
2. Altcoins refer to a class of alternative cryptocurrencies that were launched after the success of bitcoin
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
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QUESTION: 23

In what ways can extracting the genetic information of different Indian groups (genome sequencing) be beneficial?
1. The information can be utilised to help decrease the country’s disease burden
2. The application of this information will contribute to India becoming a knowledge based-economy
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QUESTION: 24
The Union Health Ministry’s Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) aims to
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QUESTION: 25
Consider the following statements about Ionosphere
1. It is the part of the atmosphere that is ionized by solar radiation
2. It influences radio propagation to distant places on the Earth
Select the correct statements
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QUESTION: 26
Dalit Panthers, a militant organisation of the Dalit youth, was formed in
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QUESTION: 27
Which party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in the year 1939 after he broke away from the Congress?
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QUESTION: 28
The 100th branch of the IDFC Bank has been opened in which state?
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QUESTION: 29

Who has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan by the ministry of external affairs?

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QUESTION: 30

Nepal Electricity Authority has signed a Joint Venture agreement with which country for the construction of 750 MW West Seti Hydropower Project?

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QUESTION: 31
Who has been conferred with Bhimsen Joshi award 2017?
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QUESTION: 32
According to Fitch Ratings, what is India’s economic growth forecast for the current fiscal (2017-18)?
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QUESTION: 33

Who has been selected to be honoured with the 2017’s Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development?

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QUESTION: 34

Which among the given holy shrines has recently been awarded the Most Visited Place of the World honour by London based Book of World Records?

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QUESTION: 35

According to the data by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which country has emerged as the largest borrower of the AIIB?

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QUESTION: 36

Which among the given is the national anthem of the 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship?

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QUESTION: 37

Which country has recently become the first nation of the world to end the national broadcasts of its FM radio network and switch to digital audio broadcasting (DAB)?

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QUESTION: 38

‘Mukhyamantri Samoohik Vivaah Yojana’ is launched by which of the following state government?

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QUESTION: 39
Name the winner of the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2017.
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QUESTION: 40
Where is the headquarters of IndusInd Bank located?
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QUESTION: 41

The newly constructed Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) bridge has been built over which of these rivers by Nepal?

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QUESTION: 42
Which of the following banks announced the takeover of micro finance lender Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd?
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QUESTION: 43

The Government of India has recently signed $ _____million Loan Agreement with the World Bank for the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project.

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QUESTION: 44

The National Green Tribunal has constituted a panel of experts headed by the additional secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests to submit an action plan on providing facilities to the pilgrims travelling to __________

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QUESTION: 45
Veteran __________ actor Roy Dotrice passed away recently.
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QUESTION: 46
The International Solar Alliance(ISA)is headquartered at ______________
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QUESTION: 47
Who of the following has been chosen as the brand ambassador of Swachh Andhra?
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QUESTION: 48

Which among the following banks has recently launched a Medium Term Note (MTN) programme to raise fund worth USD 1 billion?

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QUESTION: 49
The two days Asean-India Connectivity Summit (AICS) will be hosted in which city of India?
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QUESTION: 50

According to the latest government notification, the interest rate applicable on term deposit for a period of one year has been reduced to _____ percent for January-March quarter

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QUESTION: 51

According to the survey conducted by Coeus Age Consulting, which state has emerged as the top state in terms of digital initiatives undertaken?

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QUESTION: 52

Which among the following state become the first state to incorporate skill development programme in the higher education?

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QUESTION: 53

How much amount of financial investment has been pledged by HSBC to help combat climate change by 2025?

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QUESTION: 54

The seventh edition of the India International Coffee Festival (IICF) will be held in which city in January 2018?

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QUESTION: 55

In October 2017, India, ________ and South Africa signed the IBSA Trust Fund Agreement that seeks to fight poverty in developing countries.

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QUESTION: 56

Who among the following quit from the post of Facebook India Managing Director (MD) in October 2017?

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QUESTION: 57

Deep Kumar Upadhyay recently resigned as Ambassador to India from which country to contest the upcoming parliamentary elections?

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QUESTION: 58
Who has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary?
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QUESTION: 59
When is World Arthritis Day observed annually?
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QUESTION: 60
Name the player to win the men’s singles title at 2017 Denmark Open.
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QUESTION: 61
The India Post Payments Bank is set to become operational in all 650 districts of the country by _________
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QUESTION: 62
___________ Football team captain Arjen Robben announced the end of his international career.
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QUESTION: 63
Bhakra Nangal multipurpose project is constructed on the river
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QUESTION: 64

With reference to the steel industry in India in the recent times, consider the following statements:
1. Vizag Steel Plant(RINL) has been declared Mini Ratna.
2. Merger of IISCO with SAIL has been completed.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 65
National Institute of Aeronautical Engineering is located at
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QUESTION: 66
According to the census 2001, the density of population in India (per sq km) is:
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QUESTION: 67
The mayor aim of devaluation is to-
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QUESTION: 68
Which one of the following sets is correctly matched?
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QUESTION: 69
Which organelle in the Cell, other than nucleus, contains DNA?
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QUESTION: 70
Consider the following statements:
1.The Rourkela plant was commissioned in the year 1959.
2.The Rourkela plant was constructed with the collaboration of U.K.
3.The Rourkela plant gets iron ore from Sundargarh.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
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QUESTION: 71

"The final Agent Orange raid in Vietnam took place in 1970 areas have begun to bloom again. But 19 years after the war's end, it seems plain that Agent Orange is killing and maiming human beings, something it never intended to do. The apparent toxic fallout from those clouds is a crop of human miseries including cancers, miscarriages and birth defects - that may persist for decades."
The offensive substance referred to in this quotationis

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QUESTION: 72
Following sectors are important consumers of natural gas in India:
1. Power
2. Industry
3. Fertilizers
4. Production of liquefied petroleum gas
The correct sequence of the descending order, in terms of the consumption of natural gas by them, is
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QUESTION: 73
Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?
1. Location
2. Thermal contrast
3. Upper air circulation
4. Inter-tropical convergence zone
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QUESTION: 74
Consider the following statements:
1. Intrusive igneous rocks tend to have larger mineral crystals than extrusive igneous rocks.
2. Vast majority of sedimentary rocks are nonclastic.
3. Shale is the finest grained clastic sedimentary rock.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
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QUESTION: 75
The maximum number of days within which the Rajya Sabha has to return a certain bill to the Lok Sabha after 'rejection' or 'acceptance' is :
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QUESTION: 76
Consider the following:
The process which enables
I. Individuals of a country to accumulate more capital
II. Increasing the knowledge, skill levels and capacities of the people of the country
III. Accumulation of tangible wealth
IV. Accumulation of intangible wealth
Human capital formation as a concept is better explained in terms of
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QUESTION: 77
Consider the following statements :
1. GDP at current prices and GDP at constant prices are identical in the base year .
2. GDP at current prices is the economy's final output valued at the base year's prices .
3. GDP at constant prices is the economy's final output valued at the base year's prices.
4. GDP at current prices and GDP are constant prices are identical in the current year .
Which of the statements given above are correct ?
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QUESTION: 78
Consider the following statements: According to John Robinson, "golden age" refers to a situation where
I. there is full employment at a high standard of living.
II. there is full utilization of capacity
III. the rate of growth of population is higher than the rate of growth of the economy
IV. the percapita income increases at an increasing rate of these statements
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QUESTION: 79
Some difficulties encountered in the calculation of national income are
1. non-availability of reliable statistics .
2. prevalence of non-monetized sector .
3. unorganised nature of agricultural production.
4. Strong accounting habit .
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QUESTION: 80
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: 81
Consider the following statements:
1. It was from Pala Empire that Buddhism was introduced into Tibet.
2. The Senas of Bengal were anti-Buddhist.
3. The Solankis who ruled Gujarat, patronized Jainism.
Which of the statement given above is/are correct?
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QUESTION: 82

Consider the following statements:
1. Brahmans were extempted from execution of death penalty in all the ancient Indian scriptures, texts and law books
2. Dayabhaga, a treatise on inheritance was written by Jimutavahana of 12th century
3. The Arthashastra deals with crime and punishment, and suggests many forms of execution
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 83

Consider the following statements with reference to Wood's Despatch:
1. Institution of a regular system of scholarship to enable meritorious students to pursue the higher courses of study
2. Helping the educational institutions founded by private efforts to obtain grants from government funds
3. Provision of moral and religious education as an important component of curriculum
Which of the above were the features of Wood's Despatch?

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QUESTION: 84
Consider the following elements:
1. Durvasa's curse
2. The signet ring
3. The royal hunt
4. Maricha's asrama
Which of these elements were introduced by Kalidasa in adapting the Sakuntalapakhyana of Mahabharata into his classic play?
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QUESTION: 85
Which of the following emerges clearly from the Preamble?
1. When the constitution was enacted
2. The ideals that were to be achieved
3. The system of government
4. The source of authority
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QUESTION: 86
The state can legislate on subjects in the
1. State List
2. Union List
3. Concurrent List
4. Residuary List
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QUESTION: 87

Consider the following statements:
1. If a bill other than money bill is returned by President of India for reconsideration of the House and the bill is again passed by both House of Parliament with or without amendment and again presented to the president then it is not obligatory upon him to declare his asset to it
2. A bill for the purpose of formation of new states and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing states can be introduced in either House of Parliament and no recommendation of the president is required for the introduction of such a bill.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 88

During the early medieval period, the Rashtrakutas were a party to the tripartite struggle for power. The other two parties were

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QUESTION: 89

During whose Peshwaship did the system of Maratha confederacy begin and certain Maratha chiefs got themselves entrenched in different parts of India?

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QUESTION: 90
Whom did Sher Shah defeat in the Battle of Samel (1544) ?
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QUESTION: 91

Consider the following statements:
1. The nature of a bill, if it is certified by the speaker of the House of People as a money bill, is not open to question in a court of law.
2. The president of India has the power to question the nature of a bill to be taken as a money bill even if it is certified to be so by the speaker of the House of People.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 92
The Balkan plan for fragmentation of India was the brain-child of
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QUESTION: 93

Which Gandhian principles are incorporated in the Indian constitution?
1. Organisation of village panchayats
2. Establishment of cottage and small scale industries in rural areas
3. Prohibition on use of liquor except for medicinal purposes
4. Efforts to be made for the development of weaker or backward sections of the society

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QUESTION: 94
The Indian National Army came into existence in 1943 in :
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QUESTION: 95

Who passed the Widow Remarriage Act?

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The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856, also Act XV, 1856, enacted on 26 July 1856, legalised the remarriage of Hindu widows in all jurisdictions of India under East India Company rule. It was drafted by Lord Dalhousie and passed by Lord Canning before the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

QUESTION: 96
An important aspect of the Cripps Mission of 1942 was :
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QUESTION: 97
The temperature of Thiruvananthapuram lower than that of Mumbai in May and higher than that of Mumbai in January, because :
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QUESTION: 98

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

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QUESTION: 99

Which Chapter of the UN Charter deals with the Pacific Settlement of disputes?

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QUESTION: 100

SAARC is observing a decade (1991-2000) of which of the following?

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