UPSC Paper 1 Mock Test - 37


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QUESTION: 1

Who among the following was the founder of the 'Madhyamika'school of philosophy?

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QUESTION: 2

From the features listed below, What was not a change that occurred in Brahmanism? (More so, after the appearance of the heterodox sects like Jainism and Buddhism)

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QUESTION: 3

With reference to the revised all-India Index of Industrial Production, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The increased weightage for the electricity and manufacturing sectors have been compensated by a decrease in weightage for the mining sector
2. Data on electricity generation figures from renewable sources is being included in the revised index
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QUESTION: 4
Biogeochemical cycling refers to cycling of
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QUESTION: 5
What will be the base colour of the new Rs.10 note which will be issued by RBI?
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QUESTION: 6
Troublesome American water weed found in India is
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QUESTION: 7

Operation of the ‘spy satellite’, or ‘Micius’, has certain drawbacks. Which of the following is/are among them?
1. Clouds can disrupt the communication lines established by it with base stations
2. The satellite’s functionality is best utilized only when it is not in sunlight
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QUESTION: 8

The new WPI is said to be conceptually closer to ‘Producer Price Index (PPI)’. How is PPI different from WPI?
1. PPI measures the average change in the price received by the producer, whereas WPI captures the price changes at the point of bulk transactions
2. WPI does not cover services whereas PPI includes it
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 9

Of the following list, examples of non-tariff barriers include
1. Allowing a domestic manufacturer to petition fur curbing imports on national security grounds without providing proof
2. Delays in approval, and low approval rates, for registrations mandatory for sale of new drugs in a market
3. Subjecting every container imported to X-ray scanning
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QUESTION: 10

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: 11

The Gulf of Eilat (or Aqaba) is a border of which of the following countries?
1. Egypt
2. Saudi Arabia
3. Israel
4. Jordan
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QUESTION: 12

The Paris Climate accord is meant to limit the global rise in temperature attributed to emissions. Countries that signed up to the deal agreed to
1. Review each country’s contribution to cutting emissions every five years
2. Keep global temperatures “well below” the level of 2˚Centigrade
3. Limit the amount of greenhouse gases emitted by human activity to the same levels that trees, soil and oceans can absorb naturally, latest by 2050
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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following members of the SCO are participants in the TAPI gas pipeline project?
1. Tajikistan
2. Afghanistan
3. Turkmenistan
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QUESTION: 14

With reference to the country’s longest river bridge, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It has been built over River Lohit
2. It reduces the distance and travel time between Assam and Meghalaya

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QUESTION: 15

In which of the following ways does the International Solar Alliance seek to bring down the costs of producing solar power?
1. Promotion of research and development, particularly in areas of efficient storage systems
2. Boosting global demand
3. Promoting standardisation in the use of equipment and processes for generating electricity
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QUESTION: 16

Consider the following statements:
1. A “tight” labour market has more workers than jobs
2. The manufacturing sector and transport services absorbed majority of the new jobs created in non-farm sectors in rural areas between 2004-05 and 2011-12
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 17

This family of widely used insecticides was recently identified to be impairing the growth, swimming ability and reproductive systems of fish. They are known to attack the nervous system in the same way as nerve agents like sarin and also have been blamed for the deaths of several children in India in the past. The insecticide being referred to is

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QUESTION: 18

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: 19

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare is the administrative ministry for which among the following programmes/initiatives?
1. ‘India Organic’ logo
2. National Programme for Organic Production
3. ‘Jaivik Bharat’ logo
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QUESTION: 20

Agariyas is a group of people known for Salt Farming. They are from which of the following state?

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QUESTION: 21

“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: 22

Consider the following statements:
1. Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) are spread over every Indian state
2. PVTGs are regarded as being more vulnerable among the tribal groups
3. The Forest Rights Act is not applicable to PVTGs
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 23
In contrast with the Medical Council of India, the proposed National Medical Council will
1. Centralise all powers from advising universities on curriculum to disciplining errant doctors
2. Include among its members non-doctors like patient-rights advocates and ethicists
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QUESTION: 24

The Dodd-Frank Act passed by the US Congress in 2010 has a section that declares certain minerals as ‘conflict minerals’. Which one of the following minerals is NOT one among them?

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QUESTION: 25
Which one of the following does not border Panama?
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QUESTION: 26

“Time’s Up” is a recently-launched Hollywood-project that will

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QUESTION: 27

The United Nations Framework Conventions on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international treaty drawn at:

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QUESTION: 28

Which bank has launched You Only Need One (YONO), an omni digital service platform to offer every facility regarding financial or lifestyle services?

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QUESTION: 29

Name the youngest Indian University to be ranked among the Top 10 Public and Top 10 Private Institutions in India by QS University Rankings: BRICS 2018 edition.

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QUESTION: 30
The Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage was held in which city?
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QUESTION: 31
The two days Asean-India Connectivity Summit (AICS) will be hosted in which city of India?
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QUESTION: 32

Who is the author of the coffee table book titled ‘Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!’?

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QUESTION: 33

Where did the first meeting of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) held?

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QUESTION: 34
What is the rank of Indian skipper Virat Kohli in the recently released ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen?
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QUESTION: 35
Who among thee following has inaugurated Pratham-Shyok bridge in Leh that will link Leh to Karakoram?
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QUESTION: 36

Who among the given players has been named as the captain of Indian cricket team for the 2018 ICC U-19 World Cup?

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QUESTION: 37

Who among the given players has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for 2017 LPGA Tour Championships?

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QUESTION: 38

What is the name given to Sun-like star which have been found by astronomers and which is around 350 light-years away consumed the rocky equivalent of 15 Earths?

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QUESTION: 39
The International Solar Alliance(ISA)is headquartered at ______________
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QUESTION: 40
Where is Vladivostok Port situated?
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QUESTION: 41
Name the first Indian company to cross Rs 6 trillion market capitalization.
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QUESTION: 42

The West Bengal government has negotiated with the World Bank to avail subsidy to buy 130 electric buses for the state. Under the agreement the World Bank would provide Rs ____ lakh per bus.

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QUESTION: 43
What is the theme of World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017?
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QUESTION: 44

According to a report by analyst firm Canalys, India has overtaken which country to become the world’s second-largest smartphone market?

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QUESTION: 45

As per the recent approval of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, the “Mission for Protection and Empowerment for Women” scheme would be expanded for a period 2017-18 to __________

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QUESTION: 46
What was the theme of the 2017 International Migrants Day?
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QUESTION: 47

With which among the given Metropolitan cities, the Delhi government has signed a twin city agreement “Establishment of Friendship City Relationship”?

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QUESTION: 48

Union Government has decided to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi from 2 Oct _______ to 2 Oct ______.

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QUESTION: 49

Which country’s parliament has approved a law to ban all exploration and production of oil and natural gas by 2040 within the country and its overseas territories?

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QUESTION: 50

Which among the following BRICS nations has planned to create an independent internet infrastructure for BRICS countries to reduce vulnerability to attack?

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QUESTION: 51

With which of the following country has India launched ‘Startup Sambandh’ initiative, a mechanism to foster greater cooperation among start-ups and help both countries enter each other’s markets?

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QUESTION: 52
Which country has been crowned with the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2017?
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QUESTION: 53

The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is set to establish a Centre of Excellence in which of the given cities?

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QUESTION: 54

In a meeting on October 24, 2017, the Union Cabinet has approved road building programmes of around Rs _________ lakh crore with a target to construct 83,677 km of roads in the next five years.

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QUESTION: 55

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: 56

Name the airline to be named the Airline of the Year for 2018 by AirlineRatings.com.

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QUESTION: 57

The first ever youth film festival of the European Nations will be held in which city in November 2017?

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QUESTION: 58

The Union cabinet has approved the extension of the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) as RKVY-RAFTAAR for fiscals 2017-18 to ________.

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QUESTION: 59
The 2017 edition of the exercise Sampriti is being held in which state?
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QUESTION: 60
Exercise “IMBAX-2017” will be held in which state?
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QUESTION: 61

Which bank has tied up with the Action Construction Equipment Ltd (ACE) for farm machinery financing through bank’s branch?

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QUESTION: 62

Who has been appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa for the Development Track of the G20 till December 31, 2018?

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QUESTION: 63

Major share of the total production of marine fish is landed along the:

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QUESTION: 64

Which one of the following tree races is limited on the heights of 2000 to 2500 m in Himalaya?

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QUESTION: 65
Sun Temple is situated at?
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QUESTION: 66
Naresh chandra Committee is concerned with:
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QUESTION: 67
As per the last Indian Decennial Census, ....... is the most literate State in the country.
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QUESTION: 68

Endoscopy, a technique used to explore the stomach or other inner parts of the body is based on the phenomenon of

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QUESTION: 69

Consider the following statements:
1. Light of longer wavelength is scattered much more than the light of shorter wavelength.
2. The speed of visible light in water is 0.95 times the speed in vaccum.
3. Radio waves are produced by rapidly oscillating electrical currents.
4. To detect the overspeeding vehicles, police use the Doppler effect of reflected short radio waves.
Which of these statements are correct?

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QUESTION: 70

Two wires have their lengths, diameters and resistivities, all in the ratio of 1 : 2. If the resistance of the thinner wire is 10 ohms, the resistance of the thicker wire is

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Resistance is directly proportional to the length of the wire, its resistivity and inversely proportional to the cross-sectional area.
WIRE I
Let the length = L
Resistivity = R
Diameter = D
∴ Total Resistance
WIRE II
Length = 2L
Resistivity = 2R
Diameter = 2D

i.e. Resistance of WIRE ZB is also 10Ω

QUESTION: 71
Consider the following coal producing states:
1. Bihar
2. Madhya Pradesh
3. West Bengal
The correct descending order in terms of the amount of coal produced in these states is
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QUESTION: 72
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: 73
Consider the following statements:
Andhra Pradesh is one of the leading producers of rice because
1. It has fertile alluvial soil in the coastal plain
2. It receives about 125 cm of rainfall per annum in the coastal tract
3. It has a lot of tank irrigation in the coastal plain. Of these statements
Which of these statements given above are correct?
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QUESTION: 74
Consider the following statements in relation to Earth's topmost layer:
1. 'Transverse earthquake waves move at a speed of 3.5 km/second in that layer.
2. The specific gravity is 2.7.
3. It is shallowest under Continents and deepest under Oceans.
4. Abundance of magnesium.
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QUESTION: 75
Under what circumstances Inidan citizenship can not be terminated ?
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QUESTION: 76
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: 77

In the pie-chart given above, the shares of different sectors in a country's GDP are shown. Rank the following sectors in the descending order of their shares:
1. Tertiary sector
2. Secondary sector
3. Primary sector
Select the correct answer using the codes given below-

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QUESTION: 78

The objective of STC is to
1. diversify the country's foreign trade
2. supplement the efforts of the private sector in developing India's foreign trade
3. increase import promotion measures
4. reduce export promotion measures
Choose your answer from the following codes :

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QUESTION: 79
Consider the following statements:
1. Visible balance of trade (merchandise).
2. Services: tourism transport, software service.
3. Portfolio investment: loans, banking capital, NRI deposits.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
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QUESTION: 80

Consider the following statements:
1. By Pitt's Indian Act, the members of the Governor General's Council were reduced to three
2. Pitt's India Act abolished the monopoly of the Company's Indian trade
3. By Pitt's India Act, the Governor-General was empowered to hold the office of Commander-in-Chief in special cases
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 81
Consider the following statements about Rajendra I:
1. He led a military expedition to the Ganga Valley
2. He defeated the King of Ceylon, Mahindra V
3. He sent a large embassy of 72 merchants to China
Which of these are correct?
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QUESTION: 82
Consider the following statements:
The impact of British imperialistic polices on Indian agriculture was
1. Creation of a new market economy
2. Polarisation between land-owners and tillers
3. Increase in the number of landless labourers
4. Unemployment among village artisans
Which of these statements are correct?
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QUESTION: 83
Consider the following events:
1. August Offer
2. Poona Pact
3. Third Round Table Conference
4. Communal Award
The correct chronological sequence of these events is
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QUESTION: 84

Consider the following statements:
1. A bill returned by the president for reconsideration does not lapse on the dissolution of the Lok Sabha
2. A bill passed by the Lok Sabha and pending in the Rajya Sabha lapses on the dissolution of the Lok Sabha.
3. A bill under consideration of the Lok Sabha lapses when the Lok Sabha is prorogued.
4. A bill originating in the Rajya Sabha, which has not been passed by the Lok Sabha and which is still pending in the Rajya Sabha does not lapse.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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QUESTION: 85
The UPSC conducts examinations for
1. Central services
2. All India services
3. State services
4. State services for two or more states jointly
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QUESTION: 86

Consider the following statements with reference to British rule in India
1. In 1780, the manufacture of salt was directly taken up by the government
2. In 1786, the collector in each District of Bengal was made responsible for settling the revenue and collecting it
3. In 1790, the Decennial Settlement of land revenue was declared permanent
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 87
Which of the following were union territories before becoming states?
1. Himachal Pradesh
2. Manipur
3. Sikkim
4. Tripura
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QUESTION: 88
The chief justice of a high court is appointed by the president after consultation with
1. The chief justice of India
2. The governor of the state
3. The chief minister of the state
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QUESTION: 89
Against which of the following acts is writ jurisdiction not available?
1. MISA
2. NSA
3. ESMA
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QUESTION: 90
The Pala King Devapala claims to have defeated a Dravi King who is identified with -
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QUESTION: 91
Where was the Mughal capital transferred in 1585 ?
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QUESTION: 92

During Akbar's reign, a group of scholars translated Mahabharata into Persian from Sanskrit. What is this Persian version called?

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QUESTION: 93
Who was the one who advised Shah Alam I to release Shahu ?
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QUESTION: 94
Who was the founder of Awadh?
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QUESTION: 95
Which one of the following is not a feature of the Govt of India Act of 1935 ?
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QUESTION: 96
Which tribe revolted due to British efforts to suppress the practice of human sacrifice?
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QUESTION: 97
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: 98
Which one of the following rivers originates at Amarkantak?
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QUESTION: 99
World Intellctual Property Organisation(WIPO)was formed in the year:
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QUESTION: 100
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) is located at
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