NDA I - English & General Ability 2018


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QUESTION: 1

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. I do not want you to lead a life of sycophancy as you did during the foreignrule.

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QUESTION: 2

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. In India, It has become easy to attack cultural artefacts thesedays. 

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QUESTION: 3

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. A local court granted bail to the criminal on Thursday. 

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QUESTION: 4

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The judge told that he would analyze the evidence and then deliver the verdict. 

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QUESTION: 5

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The growth and development of the peasant movement was indissolubly linked with the national struggle for freedom. 

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QUESTION: 6

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Weather conditions have been improving over the past few days. 

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QUESTION: 7

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The confusion on the interlocutor's face was gratifying. 

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QUESTION: 8

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. He spends his money lavishly. 

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QUESTION: 9

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The government's new policies will come into force from the next fiscal year. 

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QUESTION: 10

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Abundant food was available for the soldiers in the mess. 

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QUESTION: 11

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The country's economy must be geared to wartime requirements. 

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QUESTION: 12

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Why does fire attract insects? 

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QUESTION: 13

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The party was excellent, and I would like to thank all the people concerned

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QUESTION: 14

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. He is very serious by temperament. 

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QUESTION: 15

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. There are a few miscellaneous items to discuss in this meeting. 

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QUESTION: 16

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Due to the postal, strike, the outgoing mail got delayed.

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QUESTION: 17

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. He had a fine ear for music.

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QUESTION: 18

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. There is no likeness between him and his brother. 

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QUESTION: 19

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. Cultural diversity in the working place is good for business. 

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QUESTION: 20

Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word/words followed by four words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word/words and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.

Q. The company was liquidated within five years.

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QUESTION: 21

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).

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QUESTION: 22

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).

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QUESTION: 23

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).

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QUESTION: 24

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).

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QUESTION: 25

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).

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QUESTION: 26

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (a), (b), (c) or (d) which is the most appropriate expression.

Cry over spilt milk 

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QUESTION: 27

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (a), (b), (c) or (d) which is the most appropriate expression.

Cut the mustard

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QUESTION: 28

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (a), (b), (c) or (d) which is the most appropriate expression.

Devil's advocate

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QUESTION: 29

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (a), (b), (c) or (d) which is the most appropriate expression.

Don't count your chickens before the eggs have hatched

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QUESTION: 30

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (a), (b), (c) or (d) which is the most appropriate expression.

Give the benefit of doubt

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QUESTION: 31

In this section each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as SI and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

S1 : The Subsidiary Alliance system was extremely advantageous to theBritish.
S6 : They controlled the defence and the foreign relations of the protected ally.
P : They could now maintain a large army at the cost of Indian states
Q : if any war occurred in the territories
R : either of the­British ally or of the Britishers
S : This enabled them to fight wars far away from their own territories
The proper sequence should be 

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QUESTION: 32

S1 : In reality, by signing a Subsidiary Alliance, an Indian state virtually signed away its independence.
S6 : In fact, the Indian ruler lost all vestiges of sovereignty in external matters.
P : of maintaining diplomatic relations
Q : It lost the right of self defence
R : with its neighbours
S : and of settling its disputes
The proper sequence should be

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QUESTION: 33

S1 : A mighty popular Revolt broke out in Northern and Central India in 1857.
S6 : Millions of peasants, artisans and soldiers foughtheroicallyandwroteagloriouschapter.
P :  Sepoys, or the Indian soldiers  of the Company's army
Q : but soon engulfed wide regions and involved the masses
R : and nearly swept away the British rule
S : It began with a mutiny of the
The proper sequence should be

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QUESTION: 34

SI : The Indian Civil Service gradually developed into one of the most efficient and powerful civil services in theworld.
S6 : though these qualities obviously served British, and not Indianinterests.
P : and often participated in the making of policy

Q.independence, integrity and hard work
R : They developed certain traditions of
S : Its members exercised vast power

 

Question;' The proper sequence should be

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QUESTION: 35

SI : The ruin of Indian handicrafts was reflected in the ruin of the towns and cities which were famous for theirmanufactures.
S6 : Centres were developed and laid waste.
P : Dacca, Surat, Murshidabad and many other rising industrial
Q : ravages of war and plunder, failed to
R : survive British conquest
S : Cities which had withstood the
The proper sequence should be

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QUESTION: 36

The rule of the road means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed. When the policeman, say, at a road­crossing steps into the middle of the road and puts out his hand, he is the symbol not of tyranny but of liberty. You have submitted to a curtailment of private liberty in order that you may enjoy a social order which makes your liberty a reality. We have both liberties to preserve — our individual liberty and our social liberty. That is, we must have a judicious mixture of both. I shall not permit any authority to say that my  child must go to this. school or that, shall specialize in science or arts. These things are personal. But  if  I say  that my child shall have no education at all, then society will thinly tell me that my child must have education whether I like it or not.

Q. According to the author, the "rule of the road" implies 

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QUESTION: 37

The rule of the road means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed. When the policeman, say, at a road­crossing steps into the middle of the road and puts out his hand, he is the symbol not of tyranny but of liberty. You have submitted to a curtailment of private liberty in order that you may enjoy a social order which makes your liberty a reality. We have both liberties to preserve — our individual liberty and our social liberty. That is, we must have a judicious mixture of both. I shall not permit any authority to say that my  child must go to this. school or that, shall specialize in science or arts. These things are personal. But  if  I say  that my child shall have no education at all, then society will thinly tell me that my child must have education whether I like it or not.

Q. The author thinks that when a policeman signals you to stop on a road­crossing, he is

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QUESTION: 38

The rule of the road means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed. When the policeman, say, at a road­crossing steps into the middle of the road and puts out his hand, he is the symbol not of tyranny but of liberty. You have submitted to a curtailment of private liberty in order that you may enjoy a social order which makes your liberty a reality. We have both liberties to preserve — our individual liberty and our social liberty. That is, we must have a judicious mixture of both. I shall not permit any authority to say that my  child must go to this. school or that, shall specialize in science or arts. These things are personal. But  if  I say  that my child shall have no education at all, then society will thinly tell me that my child must have education whether I like it or not.

Q. The author is of the view that we should

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QUESTION: 39

The rule of the road means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed. When the policeman, say, at a road­crossing steps into the middle of the road and puts out his hand, he is the symbol not of tyranny but of liberty. You have submitted to a curtailment of private liberty in order that you may enjoy a social order which makes your liberty a reality. We have both liberties to preserve — our individual liberty and our social liberty. That is, we must have a judicious mixture of both. I shall not permit any authority to say that my  child must go to this. school or that, shall specialize in science or arts. These things are personal. But  if  I say  that my child shall have no education at all, then society will thinly tell me that my child must have education whether I like it or not.

Q. The author holds that

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QUESTION: 40

The rule of the road means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed. When the policeman, say, at a road­crossing steps into the middle of the road and puts out his hand, he is the symbol not of tyranny but of liberty. You have submitted to a curtailment of private liberty in order that you may enjoy a social order which makes your liberty a reality. We have both liberties to preserve — our individual liberty and our social liberty. That is, we must have a judicious mixture of both. I shall not permit any authority to say that my  child must go to this. school or that, shall specialize in science or arts. These things are personal. But  if  I say  that my child shall have no education at all, then society will thinly tell me that my child must have education whether I like it or not.

Q. The most suitable title of the passage would be

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QUESTION: 41

My most interesting visitor comes at night, when the lights are still burning — a tiny bat who prefers to fly in through the open door and will use the window only if there is no alternative. His object in entering the house is to snap up the moths that cluster around the lamps. All the bats I have seen fly fairly high, keeping near the ceiling; but this particular bat flies in low, likea dive­-bomber, zooming in and out of chair legs and under tables. Once, he passed straight between my legs. Has his radar gone wrong, I wondered, or is he just plain crazy?
Consider the following statements:
1. The tiny bat flew in low like a dive-bomber.
2. The tiny bat like) all bats keeps near the ceiling.
3. It has lost direction because its radar has gone wrong.
4. It wants to entertain the author with its skill in flying.
Which of the above statements may be assumed to be true from the information given in the passage?

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QUESTION: 42

My most interesting visitor comes at night, when the lights are still burning — a tiny bat who prefers to fly in through the open door and will use the window only if there is no alternative. His object in entering the house is to snap up the moths that cluster around the lamps. All the bats I have seen fly fairly high, keeping near the ceiling; but this particular bat flies in low, likea dive­-bomber, zooming in and out of chair legs and under tables. Once, he passed straight between my legs. Has his radar gone wrong, I wondered, or is he just plain crazy?

Q. The bat entered the room 

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QUESTION: 43

My most interesting visitor comes at night, when the lights are still burning — a tiny bat who prefers to fly in through the open door and will use the window only if there is no alternative. His object in entering the house is to snap up the moths that cluster around the lamps. All the bats I have seen fly fairly high, keeping near the ceiling; but this particular bat flies in low, likea dive­-bomber, zooming in and out of chair legs and under tables. Once, he passed straight between my legs. Has his radar gone wrong, I wondered, or is he just plain crazy?

Q. After comparing the habits of the tiny bat with those of other bats, the author was

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QUESTION: 44

My most interesting visitor comes at night, when the lights are still burning — a tiny bat who prefers to fly in through the open door and will use the window only if there is no alternative. His object in entering the house is to snap up the moths that cluster around the lamps. All the bats I have seen fly fairly high, keeping near the ceiling; but this particular bat flies in low, likea dive­-bomber, zooming in and out of chair legs and under tables. Once, he passed straight between my legs. Has his radar gone wrong, I wondered, or is he just plain crazy?

Q. What, according to you, can be the most suitable title for thepassage?

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QUESTION: 45

My most interesting visitor comes at night, when the lights are still burning — a tiny bat who prefers to fly in through the open door and will use the window only if there is no alternative. His object in entering the house is to snap up the moths that cluster around the lamps. All the bats I have seen fly fairly high, keeping near the ceiling; but this particular bat flies in low, likea dive­-bomber, zooming in and out of chair legs and under tables. Once, he passed straight between my legs. Has his radar gone wrong, I wondered, or is he just plain crazy?

Q. The author calls the tiny bat an "interesting visitor". This means

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QUESTION: 46

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

Q. The tired traveller ______ on in the hope of finding some restingplace.

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QUESTION: 47

The car was damaged beyond repair in the ______  accident.

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QUESTION: 48

They gave a _____ dinner to celebrate the occasion, which impressed every guest.

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QUESTION: 49

Once the ________ manuscript is received by the publishers, it is typed in double space.

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QUESTION: 50

I am used to______ in queues.

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QUESTION: 51

Which one of the following statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 52

If T is the time period of an oscillating pendulum, which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 53

If an object moves with constant velocity then which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 54

An object, is moving with uniform acceleration a. Its initial velocity is it and after time t its velocity is v. The equation of its motion is v = u + at. The velocity (along y­axis) time (along x­axis) graph shall be a straight line

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QUESTION: 55

What is the net force experienced by a bar magnet placed in auniform magnetic field?

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QUESTION: 56

Which one of the following has maximum inertia

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QUESTION: 57

Which one of the following is the value of 1 kWh of energy converted into joules?

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QUESTION: 58

Which one of the following statements about gravitational force is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 59

Whether an object will float or sink in a liquid, depends on

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QUESTION: 60

Which one of the following devices is non­ohmic

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QUESTION: 61

Which one of the following is  the natural phenomenon based on which a simple periscope works?

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QUESTION: 62

Which one of the following frequency ranges is sensitive to human ears?

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QUESTION: 63

The accidental touch of Nettle leaves creates a burning sensation, which is due to inject of

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QUESTION: 64

Which of the following properties is true for a tooth paste?

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QUESTION: 65

Which one of the following gives the highest amount of hydrogen ions(H+)?

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QUESTION: 66

Brine is an aqueous solution of

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QUESTION: 67

Which one of the following is the chemical formula of Washing Soda?

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QUESTION: 68

Which one of the following is NOT true for bleaching powder?

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QUESTION: 69

AIDS is caused by a virus whose genetic material is

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QUESTION: 70

Which one of the following is an organelle that is NOT found in prokaryoticcells?

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QUESTION: 71

Which one of the following parts of body does NOT take part in the process ofbreathing?

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QUESTION: 72

Which one of the following statements about classification of plants iscorrect?

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QUESTION: 73

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of levels of hierarchy of classification of organisms from higher tolower?

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QUESTION: 74

Which one of the following statements about meristematic tissues in plants is correct?

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QUESTION: 75

Which one of the following Union Territories has the highest female literacyrate?

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QUESTION: 76

Consider the following statements about Roaring Forties :
1. They are strong Westerly winds found in the oceans of SouthernHemisphere.
2. The strong east to west air currents are caused by the combination of air being displaced from the Equator towards the South Pole and the earth’s rotation and abundance of landmasses to serve as wind breaks.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

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QUESTION: 77

Consider the following statements:
1. The doldrums is a low pressure area around Equator where the prevailing winds are calm.
2. Chinook is a hot and dry wind that blows in winter and therefore raises the temperature in a shorttime.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

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QUESTION: 78

Which one of the following is the driest desert of the world?

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QUESTION: 79

Which of the following statements about latent heat for a given substance is/ are correct?
1. It is fixed at a given temperature.
2. It depends upon the temperature and volume.
3. It is independent of temperature and volume.
4. it depends on the temperature but independent ofvolume.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 80

Which one of the following statements about the mass of a body is correct?

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QUESTION: 81

A ball balanced on the vertical rod is an example of

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QUESTION: 82

Which of the following statements about a fluid at rest in cup is / are correct?
1. Pressure is same at all the points in the fluid.
2. Pressure is exerted on the walls.
3. Pressure exists everywhere in the fluid.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

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QUESTION: 83

Which one of the following devices is used to measure atmospheric pressure?

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QUESTION: 84

Which one of the following is the number of water molecules that share with two formula unit CaSO4 in plaster of Paris?

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QUESTION: 85

How is carbon black obtained?

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QUESTION: 86

Which one of the following properties is NOT true for graphite?

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QUESTION: 87

Which one of the following is the purest forms of Carbon?

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QUESTION: 88

The Poisonous nature of Carbon monoxide (CO) is due to its

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QUESTION: 89

Which one of the following elements is needed in the human body to transfer electrical signals by nerve cells?

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QUESTION: 90

Who among the following first discovered cell?

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QUESTION: 91

Which one of the following group of organisms forms a foodchain?

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QUESTION: 92

Which one of the following types of tissues will have contractileproteins?

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QUESTION: 93

If by an unknown accident the acid secreting cells of the stomach wall of an individual are damaged, digestion of which of the following biomolecule will be affected to agreater extent?

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QUESTION: 94

In which one of the following places, Headquarters of a Railway Zone is located?

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QUESTION: 95

Which of the following statements about Indian Academy of Highway Engineers is/are correct?
1. It is a registered society.
2. It is a collaborative body of both Central Government and StateGovernments.

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QUESTION: 96

Which one of the following is NOT a tributary of Indus River?

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QUESTION: 97

Which one among the following is the largest tiger reserve of India in terms of area of the core / critical tiger habitat?

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QUESTION: 98

Which one of the following is NOT A coastal depositional feature?

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QUESTION: 99

Which of the following is / are coastal erosional feature (s)?
1. Notch
2. Sea Arch
3. Cliff
4. Hook
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 100

Chemical weathering of rocks is much greater in a place with

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QUESTION: 101

Which of the following statements about specific heat of the body is / are correct?
1. It depends upon mass and shape of the body
2. It is independent of mass and shape of the body
3. It depends only upon the temperature of the body

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 102

Which one of the following is an example of the force of gravity of the earth acting on a vibrating pendulum bob?

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QUESTION: 103

Which one of the following statements about the refractive index of a material medium with respect to air iscorrect?

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QUESTION: 104

Which one of the following statements about magnetic field lines is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 105

Two convex lenses with power 2 dioptre are kept in contact with each other. The focal length of the combined lenssystem is

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QUESTION: 106

Which one of the following alkali metals haslowest melting point?

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QUESTION: 107

Which one of the following metals is alloyed with sodium to transfer heat in a nuclearreactor?

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QUESTION: 108

 Which one of the following metals is used in the filaments of photo­electric cells that convert light energy into electricenergy?

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QUESTION: 109

Which of the following statements about Ring of Fire is / are correct?
1. It is a zone of convergence plate boundaries
2. It is an active seismic and volcanic zone
3. It is associated with deep trench

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

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QUESTION: 110

Which one of the following Himalayan vegetation species is found between the altitudes of 1800 to 2600 metres?

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QUESTION: 111

Which one of the following rivers is NOT a tributary of riverCauvery?

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QUESTION: 112

Which of the following conditions is/are essential for tea cultivation?
1. Tropical and sub­tropical climate
2. Heavy rainfall ranging from 150 cm to 250 cm
3. Soil should contain good amount of lime

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QUESTION: 113

Bharatmala Project is related to

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QUESTION: 114

Which one of the following is a local wind that blows outfrom Siberia?

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QUESTION: 115

Which one of the following centres in NOT known for iron and steelindustry?

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QUESTION: 116

Which of the following are essential pre­requisites for establishment of a thermal powerstation?
1. Availability of fossil fuels
2. Proximity to a river, lake or sea
3. Good transport network
4. Proximity to anurban centre

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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QUESTION: 117

Which of the following statements about ‘Aadi Mahotsav’ held recently in New Delhi is/are correct?
1. The theme of the festival was ‘A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce’
2. The festival was organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government ofIndia

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

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QUESTION: 118

Light year is a unit for measurement of

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QUESTION: 119

Which of the following statements about electromagnetic waves, sound waves and water waves is/are correct?
1. They exhibit reflection
2. They carry energy
3. They exert pressure
4. They can travel in vacuum

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

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QUESTION: 120

Thermal capacity of a body depends on the

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QUESTION: 121

Who among the following first used the term ‘Industrial Revolution’ in English to describe the changes that occurred in British industrial development between 1760 and 1820 ?

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QUESTION: 122

Which one of the following statements about the Olympe de Gouges (1748-­1793) is correct ?

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QUESTION: 123

Who among the following built a model steam engine in 1698 called "Miner's Friend" to drain mines ?

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QUESTION: 124

Which one of the following statements about Renaissance" Humanist culture is NOT true?

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QUESTION: 125

Who gifted the Badshah Nama to King George in 1799?

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QUESTION: 126

What is the name of the award given to meritorious men in the Mughal Court in the form of a robe of honour that was once worn by the Emperor ?

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QUESTION: 127

Who among the following social reformer started a society for the encouragement of widow remarriage in 1866 inMaharashtra?

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QUESTION: 128

Name the first major voluntary associa­tion representing primarily Indian land­lord interests that was set up in Calcutta in 1851?

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QUESTION: 129

Who among the following introduced the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in1793?

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QUESTION: 130

Name the rebel who fought against the British in the battle of Chinhat in the course of the 1857 Revolt?

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QUESTION: 131

Who among the following are the two civil servants who civil servants who assisted the constituent Assembly in framing the constitution ofIndia?

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QUESTION: 132

Which member of the constituent Assembly proposed the resolution that the National Flag of India be a "horizontal tricolour of saffron, which and dark green in equal proportion", with a wheel in navy blue at the centre?

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QUESTION: 133

Which of the following is / are NOT historical biography / biographies?
1. Dipavamsa
2. Harshacharita
3. Vikramankadevacharita
4. Prithvirajavijaya

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QUESTION: 134

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? 

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QUESTION: 135

Which of the following clans are included in the Agnikula Rajputs?
1. Pratiharas
2. Chaulukyas
3. Paramaras
4. Chahamanas

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QUESTION: 136

Who among the following was the author of Humayun Nama?

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QUESTION: 137

Which one of the following about the Parliament of India is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 138

Which one of the following statements with regard to the comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is NOTcorrect?

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QUESTION: 139

The Superintendence, direction and control of elections in India is vested in

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QUESTION: 140

Which of the following provision (s) of  the Constitution of India became effective from 26th November 1949?
1. Elections
2. Citizenship
3. Emergency provisions
4. Appointment of theJudges

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QUESTION: 141

Which of the following statements regarding construction of Rohtang tunnel is NOT correct ?

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QUESTION: 142

Who among the following recently became the first woman pilot in IndianNavy?

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QUESTION: 143

Who among the following Indians did NOT hold the title of Miss World?

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QUESTION: 144

 Which one of the following countries has failed to qualify for the first time in 60 years for the FIFA world cup to be held in Russia in the year 2018?

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QUESTION: 145

The Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) is a forum for dialogue on  defence partnership between India and

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QUESTION: 146

As per the policy applicable in 2017, how much Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is  permitted  in the defence sector inIndia?

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QUESTION: 147

Which one of the following countries did NOT participate in the 21st edition of Exercise Malabar?

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QUESTION: 148

Justice Dalveer Bhandari of India was recently re­ elected to the International Court of Justic after Christopher Greenwood pulled out before 12th round of voting. Christopher Greenwood was a nominee of

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QUESTION: 149

In order of review the Income Tax Act, 1961 and to draft a new Direct Tax Law in consonance with economic needs of the country, the Government of India in November 2017 has constituted a Task Force. Who the following is made the convenor of it?

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QUESTION: 150

The 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) was held in New Delhi in November, 2017. Which of the following statements about GCCS is / are correct?
1. The 4th version of GCCS was held in London.
2. The main them of GCCS 2017 is ‘Cyber4All: A Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development’.
3. ‘Bindu’ is the logo GCCS 2017.

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