NDA I - English & General Ability 2017


150 Questions MCQ Test NDA (National Defence Academy) Past Year Papers | NDA I - English & General Ability 2017


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QUESTION: 1

SPOTTING ERRORS
Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b), and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e., (a) or (b) or (c). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d). 

Q. I can fly (a) / if I will be (b) / a bird. (c) / No error (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 2

SPOTTING ERRORS
Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b), and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e., (a) or (b) or (c). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d). 

Q. As soon as (a) / the train arrived (b) / the passengers entered the compartments (c) / No error (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 3

SPOTTING ERRORS
Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b), and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e., (a) or (b) or (c). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d). 

Q. Never (a) / I have (b) /  seen such a town. (c) No error. (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 4

SPOTTING ERRORS
Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b), and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e., (a) or (b) or (c). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d). 

Q. He goes to his office (a) / by bicycle (b) / every day (c) No error. (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

SPOTTING ERRORS
Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b), and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e., (a) or (b) or (c). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d). 

Q. Far from being appreciated, (a) / his conduct was discussed (b) / and sharply commented. (c) / 
No error. (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 6

Read the passages and answer the items that follow. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

Passage – 1

We had just passed Tenali, where I roused myself in order to hear the name of the station. As I was falling asleep again, a violent jolt shot me into the arms of somebody in the seat opposite. The engine with one wheel broken was lying across the track and beside it was the luggage van, likewise, derailed. Groaning, wheezing, gasping, sputtering in its death agony, the engine was like a fallen horse which, snorting, trembling in every limb, its flanks heaving, its chest laboring, seems incapable of making the smallest effort to struggle on its legs again.

Q. The author had roused himself as he wanted to

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Read the passages and answer the items that follow. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

Passage – 1

We had just passed Tenali, where I roused myself in order to hear the name of the station. As I was falling asleep again, a violent jolt shot me into the arms of somebody in the seat opposite. The engine with one wheel broken was lying across the track and beside it was the luggage van, likewise, derailed. Groaning, wheezing, gasping, sputtering in its death agony, the engine was like a fallen horse which, snorting, trembling in every limb, its flanks heaving, its chest laboring, seems incapable of making the smallest effort to struggle on its legs again.

Q. The engine stopped because

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

Read the passages and answer the items that follow. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

Passage – 1

We had just passed Tenali, where I roused myself in order to hear the name of the station. As I was falling asleep again, a violent jolt shot me into the arms of somebody in the seat opposite. The engine with one wheel broken was lying across the track and beside it was the luggage van, likewise, derailed. Groaning, wheezing, gasping, sputtering in its death agony, the engine was like a fallen horse which, snorting, trembling in every limb, its flanks heaving, its chest laboring, seems incapable of making the smallest effort to struggle on its legs again.

Q. The engine is compared to a fallen horse because

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

Read the passages and answer the items that follow. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

Passage – 2

I was beginning to tire a little now. I had been cutting steps continuously for two hours, and Tenzing, too, was moving very slowly. As I chipped steps around still another corner, I wondered rather dully just how long we could keep it up. Our original zest had now quite gone and it was turning more into a grim struggle. I then realized that the ridge ahead, instead of still monotonously rising, now dropped sharply away, and far below I could see the North Col and Rongbuk glacier. I looked upwards to see a narrow ridge running up to a snowy summit. A few more whacks of the ice-axe in the firm snow and we stood on top.

Q. Which of the following is the most appropriate description of the area in which the narrator had been moving?

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Read the passages and answer the items that follow. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

Passage – 2

I was beginning to tire a little now. I had been cutting steps continuously for two hours, and Tenzing, too, was moving very slowly. As I chipped steps around still another corner, I wondered rather dully just how long we could keep it up. Our original zest had now quite gone and it was turning more into a grim struggle. I then realized that the ridge ahead, instead of still monotonously rising, now dropped sharply away, and far below I could see the North Col and Rongbuk glacier. I looked upwards to see a narrow ridge running up to a snowy summit. A few more whacks of the ice-axe in the firm snow and we stood on top.

Q. ‘I had been cutting steps continuously for two hours’ suggests that

Solution:
QUESTION: 11

Read the passages and answer the items that follow. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

Passage – 2

I was beginning to tire a little now. I had been cutting steps continuously for two hours, and Tenzing, too, was moving very slowly. As I chipped steps around still another corner, I wondered rather dully just how long we could keep it up. Our original zest had now quite gone and it was turning more into a grim struggle. I then realized that the ridge ahead, instead of still monotonously rising, now dropped sharply away, and far below I could see the North Col and Rongbuk glacier. I looked upwards to see a narrow ridge running up to a snowy summit. A few more whacks of the ice-axe in the firm snow and we stood on top.

Q. ‘It was turning more into a grim struggle’ would mean

Solution:
QUESTION: 12

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.
Q. I___________you to be at the party this evening.

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QUESTION: 13

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. When I met John yesterday, it was the first time I____________him since Christmas.

Solution:
QUESTION: 14

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. He__________to listen to my arguments and walked away.

Solution:
QUESTION: 15

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly

Q. The flow of blood was so__________that the patient died.

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QUESTION: 16

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly

Q. You have never me about your experiences in America.

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. I always felt hungry I heard the dinner bell.

Solution:
QUESTION: 18

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Although they took every precaution, they could not the accident.

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The ambitious nobleman to marry the king’s daughter.

Solution:
QUESTION: 20

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The dictator of that country was a monster of wickedness, insatiable in his for blood and plunder.

Solution:
QUESTION: 21

Each of the following items in this section has a sentence with a blank space and four words or group of words given after the sentence. Select whichever word or group of words you consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Please don’t give me anymore, I have had ____________ . 

Solution:
QUESTION: 22

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. Farm workers (P) spend (Q) outdoors (R) most of their time (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 23

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. He (P) shuffled the papers (Q) in a drawer (R) together. (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 24

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. Do you think (P) will (Q) this soap (R) shrink woolen clothes? (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 25

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. We advised (P) the hijackers to surrender (Q) to the police (R) themselves. (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 26

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Sports cars (P) appeal (Q) to some motorists only (R) with noisy exhausts. (S) 

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 27

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. He (P) almost (Q) planned the entire strategy of operation (R) single-handed.(S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 28

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. She has (P) more (Q) intelligence (R) than what we suspected her to possess. (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 29

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. They (P) should implant (Q) in the minds of young children (R) sound principles. (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 30

Each of the following items in this section consists of a sentence the parts of which have been jumbled. These parts have been labelled P, Q, R, and S. Given below each sentence are four sequences namely (a), (b), (c), and (d). You are required to rearrange the jumbled parts of the sentence and mark your response accordingly.

Q. When I was a student (P) I learnt swimming at the age of 15 (Q) of class X (R) in a government school. (S)

The proper sequence should be

Solution:
QUESTION: 31

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence is given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. I disliked him not so much for his meanness but for his dishonesty.

Solution:
QUESTION: 32

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. He preferred death rather than imprisonment.

Solution:
QUESTION: 33

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. They kept the idea secretly.

Solution:
QUESTION: 34

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. He ought not to tell me your secret, but he did.

Solution:
QUESTION: 35

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. If I don’t know the meaning of a word, I look it after in the dictionary.

Solution:
QUESTION: 36

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. Mr. and Mrs. Rao stay in their home every evening.

Solution:
QUESTION: 37

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. When we saw him last, he ran to catch a bus.

Solution:
QUESTION: 38

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. She cut a sad figure in her first performance on the stage.

Solution:
QUESTION: 39

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. Last evening, I went to the optician and bought spectacles.

Solution:
QUESTION: 40

In this section, look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).

Q. I would like to avail a fifteen days holiday this summer.

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QUESTION: 41

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words. Select the word that is most opposite in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly. 

Q. My first lecture in the classroom was a fiasco.

Solution:
QUESTION: 42

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words. Select the word that is most opposite in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly. 

Q. It was indeed arduous to cross streets in New York.

Solution:
QUESTION: 43

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words. Select the word that is most opposite in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly. 

Q. Unlike his brother, he is affable.

Solution:
QUESTION: 44

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words. Select the word that is most opposite in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly. 

Q. The birth of his child decidedly proved to be an auspicious event in his life.

Solution:
QUESTION: 45

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words. Select the word that is most opposite in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly. 

Q. The witness corroborated word for word the statement of the victim.

Solution:
QUESTION: 46

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. It is unwise to sever diplomatic relations with a neighbouring country over small matters.

Solution:
QUESTION: 47

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Bad tendencies are to be countered by good ones until all that is evil disappears.

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QUESTION: 48

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The police fired indiscriminately at the crowd, killing many innocent women and children.

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QUESTION: 49

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Businessmen who lack acumen cannot be expected to be very successful.

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QUESTION: 50

In this section, each item consists of a sentence with a word underlined and is followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the underlined word and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. His candid opinions have won him many friends.

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QUESTION: 51

Which one of the following statements regarding King Krishnadevaraya is NOT correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 52

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

   

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QUESTION: 53

Which one of the following was NOT a cause of the Revolt of 1857?

Solution:
QUESTION: 54

Which one of the following was NOT a feature of the Subsidiary Alliance of Lord Wellesley?

Solution:
QUESTION: 55

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 56

Which one of the following is the major coral reef areas of India?

1. Gulf of Kachchh 2. Gulf of Mannar 3. Lakshadweep 4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 57

Which of the following regions is/are NOT known for the cotton-textile industry?

1. Mumbai – Pune region 2. Madurai – Coimbatore region 3. Dhanbad – Jamshedpur region 4. Indore – Ujjain region

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 58

Which one of the following States does NOT have the Headquarters of any Railway Zone?

Solution:
QUESTION: 59

Suppose a rod is given a negative charge by rubbing it with wool. Which one of the following statements is correct in this case?

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QUESTION: 60

Which one of the following is the correct relation between frequency f and angular frequency ω?

Solution:
QUESTION: 61

A Kelvin thermometer and a Fahrenheit thermometer both give the same reading for a certain sample. What would be the corresponding reading in a Celsius thermometer?

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QUESTION: 62

If the potential difference applied to an X-ray tube is doubled while keeping the separation between the filament and the target as same, what will happen to the cutoff wavelength?

Solution:
QUESTION: 63

Which one of the following statements is true for the relation  (All symbols have their 
usual meanings.)

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QUESTION: 64

Why is it difficult to measure the coefficient of expansion of a liquid than solid?

Solution:
QUESTION: 65

Radon is

Solution:
QUESTION: 66

The chemical name for baking soda is 

Solution:
QUESTION: 67

Which one of the following elements is used in pencil-lead?

Solution:
QUESTION: 68

Who among the following is one of the authors of the book “Philosophy of the Bomb”?

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QUESTION: 69

Which one of the following statements about Chittagong group is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 70

Which one of the following was a significant feature of the Quit India Movement?

Solution:
QUESTION: 71

Which one of the following devices changes low voltage alternating current to high voltage alternating current and vice versa?

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QUESTION: 72

An optical illusion which occurs mainly in deserts during hot summer is based on the principle of

Solution:
QUESTION: 73

At which place Earth’s magnetic field becomes horizontal?

Solution:
QUESTION: 74

The speed of a car traveling on a straight road is listed below at successive intervals of 1 s:

Which of the following is/are correct?
The car travels

1. with a uniform acceleration of 2/ms2.

2. 16 m in 4 s.

3. with an average speed of 4 m/s/

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 75

The speed of a body that has Mach number more than 1 is

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QUESTION: 76

Molecules of which of the following has cage like structure?

1. Diamond 2. Graphite 3. Fullerenes

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 77

Temporary hardness in water is due to which one of the followings of Calcium and Magnesium?

Solution:
QUESTION: 78

Stung by hairs of nettle leaves causes burning pain. This is due to the injection of

Solution:
QUESTION: 79

Which one of the following elements is least reactive with water?

Solution:
QUESTION: 80

Rutherford’s alpha-particle scattering experiment was responsible for the discovery of

Solution:
QUESTION: 81

Glass is a

Solution:
QUESTION: 82

Cell wall of any fungus is different from plants in having

Solution:
QUESTION: 83

Sleeping sickness is a parasitic disease of humans and other animals. It is caused by

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QUESTION: 84

Which one of the following agencies enforces the laws on food security in India?

Solution:
QUESTION: 85

Dengue virus causes high fever, rashes and reduces the number of a particular type of blood cells. Those blood cells are

Solution:
QUESTION: 86

Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 87

Sugarcane is one of the important cash crops in India. It is grown to obtain

Solution:
QUESTION: 88

The colorful part of the Sunflower or Marigold plant is

Solution:
QUESTION: 89

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 90

Which one among the following is the correct order of tiger reserves situated from North to South in India?

Solution:
QUESTION: 91

Which of the following are correct with regard to Indian Monsoonal Rainfall?

1. largely governed by the topographical features

2. regional and seasonal variation in the distribution of rainfall

3. heavy downpour resulting considerable runoff

4. beginning and end of rain is regular and on time.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 92

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 93

Which one of the following Himalayan rivers does NOT originate from across the Himalayas?

Solution:
QUESTION: 94

The Headquarters of Eastern Railway Zone of Indian Railway is located at

Solution:
QUESTION: 95

Which one among of the following countries is the largest trading partner of India in external trade for the year 2015-2016?

Solution:
QUESTION: 96

The radii of curvature of the faces of a double convex lens are 10 cm and 20 cm. The refractive index of the glass is 1 ∙ 5. What is the power of this lens (in units of dioptre)?

Solution:
QUESTION: 97

The time period of a simple pendulum made using a thin copper wire of the length L is T.Suppose the temperature of the room in which this simple pendulum is placed increases by 30℃, what will be the effect on the time period of the pendulum?

Solution:
QUESTION: 98

Which one of the following physical quantity has the same unit as that of pressure?

Solution:
QUESTION: 99

Which one of the following statements is correct with regard to the material of electrical insulators?

Solution:
QUESTION: 100

Which one of the following physical quantities does NOT affect the resistance of a cylinder resistor?

Solution:
QUESTION: 101

Kidney secretes an enzyme, which changes plasma protein angiotensinogen into angiotensin. The enzyme is

Solution:
QUESTION: 102

Red blood cells (RBCs) have

Solution:
QUESTION: 103

According to the Census 2011, the density of population in which one among the following States is the lowest?

Solution:
QUESTION: 104

Headquarters of the World Meteorological Organizations located in

Solution:
QUESTION: 105

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

                        LIST I                                         LIST II

Solution:
QUESTION: 106

Consider the following statements pertaining to Coffee plantation in India:

1. Need warm and moist climate with a spell of dry weather during the ripening period.

2. Rolling fields having good drainage.

3. Strong sunshine over hilly slopes exceeding temperature 35℃.

4. Kamataka is the leading producer in India.

Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 107

Dr. Urjit Patel, who has been appointed recently as Governor of Reserve Bank of India, was holding which position immediately prior to this appointment?

Solution:
QUESTION: 108

Who among the following personalities is NOT a Governor of any Indian State?

Solution:
QUESTION: 109

Which of the following cricket teams was defeated by India to lift the Women’s Twenty 20 Asia Cup 2016?

Solution:
QUESTION: 110

Which one of the following was the venue of 2nd BRICS Youth Summit of the Ministers, Officials and Youth Delegations?

Solution:
QUESTION: 111

Which one among the following States of India has recently proposed to frame the first Internal Security Act to deal with the challenges of terrorism, insurgency, communalism and caste violence?

Solution:
QUESTION: 112

The World Humanitarian Day is being observed every year on which date?

Solution:
QUESTION: 113

Surge pricing takes place when a service provider

Solution:
QUESTION: 114

By fulfilling which of the following conditions can a political party claim the status of a national party?

1. It secures at least six per cent (6%) of the valid votes polled in any four or more states, at a general election to the House of the People or, to the State Legislative Assembly.

2. It wins at least four seats in the House of the People from any State or States or wins at least two per cent (2%) seats in the House of the People (i.e., 11 seats in the existing House having 543 members), and these members are elected from at least three different States.

3. The party in question has got recognition as a state party in at least two states.

4. It must have its headquarters in New Delhi.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 115

In its emphasis on enhancing human capabilities, which one among the following does NOT figure in the Twelfth Five-Year Plan?

Solution:
QUESTION: 116

Which one of the following is NOT a target of the 12th Five-Year Plan?

Solution:
QUESTION: 117

Which one of the following was following characteristics does NOT describe the Khilafat movement?

Solution:
QUESTION: 118

Which one of the following was NOT a feature of railways in colonial India?

Solution:
QUESTION: 119

Which colonial administrator made the following declaration about the partition of Bengal in 1904? “Bengal united is a power. Bengal divided will pull in different ways. That is perfectly true and one of the merits of the scheme.”

Solution:
QUESTION: 120

Who launched the Bardoli Satyagraha on 4th February, 1928?

Solution:
QUESTION: 121

Which one of the following Princely States did NOT support the Congress during the course of the Civil Disobedience Movement?

Solution:
QUESTION: 122

Which one of the following is a feature of thought and philosophy of the Kandukuri Viresalingam?  

Solution:
QUESTION: 123

Name the calligrapher in Akbar’s court who was honoured with the title “Zarrin Kalam” or Golden Pen

Solution:
QUESTION: 124

Which one of the following sections of the Golden Quadrilateral Highway in India is the longest in terms of route distance?

Solution:
QUESTION: 125

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 126

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 127

Which one of the following pairs of Tribe and State is NOT correctly matched?

Solution:
QUESTION: 128

If the absolute refractive indices of glass and water are 3/2 and 4/3 respectively, what will be the ratio of velocity of light in glass and water?

Solution:
QUESTION: 129

A positive charge +q is placed at the centre of a hollow metallic sphere of inner radius a and outer radius b. The electric field at a distance r from the centre is denoted by E. In this regard, which one of the following statements is correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 130

Consider the following Indian States:

1. Bihar 2. Rajasthan 3. Jammu and Kashmir 4. Haryana

Which one of the following is the correct ascending order of the above States on the basis of percentage of State’s population of India (based on census 2011)?

Solution:
QUESTION: 131

Who among the following was the author of the Badshah Nama?

Solution:
QUESTION: 132

Which one of the following statements about Fatehpur Sikri is NOT correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 133

Which one of the following cities hosted the 3rd World Trauma Congress recently?

Solution:
QUESTION: 134

Which one of the following is NOT one of the objectives of Act East Policy?

Solution:
QUESTION: 135

Arrange the following countries in ascending order on the basis of the total medals earned by them in Rio Olympics 2016:

1. United States 2. China 3. Great Britain 4. Russia

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Solution:
QUESTION: 136

Which one of the following is NOT an objective of the National Civil Aviation Policy 2016?

Solution:
QUESTION: 137

Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

Solution:
QUESTION: 138

The amount of heat required to change a liquid to gaseous state without any change in temperature is known as

Solution:
QUESTION: 139

The following figure shows displacement versus time curve for a particle executing simple harmonic motion:

Which one of the following statements is correct?

 

Solution:
QUESTION: 140

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

 

Solution:
QUESTION: 141

A circular coil of single turn has a resistance of 20Ω. Which one of the following is the correct value for the resistance between the ends of any diameter of the coil?

Solution:
QUESTION: 142

In a solenoid, the current flowing through the wire I and number of turns per unit length is n. This gives a magnetic field n inside the solenoid. If number of turn per unit length is increased to 2n, what will be the value of magnetic field in the solenoid?

Solution:
QUESTION: 143

Which one of the following statements is correct about the magnification of an optical microscope?

Solution:
QUESTION: 144

A homogeneous mixture contains two liquids. How are they separated?

Solution:
QUESTION: 145

Which one of the following elements forms highest number of compounds?

Solution:
QUESTION: 146

Which one of the following elements corrodes rapidly?

Solution:
QUESTION: 147

20 g of common salt is dissolved in 180 g of water. What is the mass percentage of the salt in the solution?

Solution:
QUESTION: 148

The valency of an element depends upon the

Solution:
QUESTION: 149

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 150

Colour vision in human eyes is the function of photoreceptor cells named

Solution:

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