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General Knowledge Objective Questions

51) A person returning from abroad can retain foreign currency up to what period?
A) 60 days
B) 30 days
C) 90 days
D) 180 days

52) A plant with compound leaves
A) Papaya
B) Coconut Palm
C) Peepal
D) Hibiscus

53) A proclamation of emergency issued under Article 352 must be approved by the Parliament within:
A) 1 month
B) 6 weeks
C) 2 months
D) 3 months

54) A real gas can act as an ideal gas in
A) high pressure and low temperature
B) low pressure and high temperature
C) high pressure and high temperature
D) low pressure and low temperature

55) A region of weak winds is called?
A) Chilka
B) Doldrum
C) Tornedo
D) Hurricane

56) A resolution for impeaching the President can be moved after at least fourteen days notice signed by :
A) not less than 50 members of the House
B) not less than one-third of the total number of members of the House
C) not less than one-fourth of the total number of members of the House
D) at least 100 members of Lok Sabha and 50 members of Rajya Sabha

57) A resolution for the revocation of proclamation of National Emergency may be moved by:
A) ten members of Rajya Sabha
B) ten members of Lok Sabha
C) ten members of Parliament
D) one-tenth of total membership of Lok Sabha

58) A rift valley is formed mainly due to:
A) forces of tension in the earth's crust
B) the subsidence of the floor of a river valley
C) the valley formed after the formation of fold mountains
D) the deepening of a valley by ice action

59) A rolling plan was a plan for:
A) one year
B) three years
C) five years
D) four years

60) A Scheduled Bank is one which is included in the:
A) II Schedule of Banking Regulation Act
B) II Schedule of Constitution
C) II Schedule of Reserve Bank of India Act
D) None of these

61) A solid cannot change its shape easily compared to liquid because of
A) higher density of solid
B) stronger intermolecular force in solid
C) larger intermolecualr seperation in solid
D) bigger molecular size of solid

62) A solution of zinc chloride cannot be stored in a vessel made of?
A) Lead
B) Gold
C) Aluminium
D) Silver

63) A steady increase in the general level of prices as a result of excessive increase in aggregate demand as compared to aggregate supply is termed as :
A) demand-pull inflation
B) cost-push inflation
C) stagflation
D) structural inflation

64) A substance which changes readily into vapour without heating is called:
A) Efflorescent
B) Synthetic
C) Volatile
D) Effervescent

65) A super conductor is characterised by:
A) Zero permeability
B) Low permeability
C) High permeability
D) Infinite permeability

66) A very rapid growth in prices in which money loses its value to the point where even barter may be preferable is known as:
A) inflation
B) hyper-inflation
C) deflation
D) disinflation

67) A woman who rents her womb to produce a child for others is known as
A) Biological mother
B) Step mother
C) Surrogate mother
D) Foster mother

68) Absolute Poverty means:
A) poverty in terms of absolute number of people
B) poverty in terms of the basic minimum calorie requirements
C) poverty in terms of the prevailing price level
D) poverty in terms of the absolute level of unemployment

69) According to Article 1 of the Constitution of India,
A) India that is Bharat, shall be a Federation of States
B) India shall be a Federal Republic
C) India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of State
D) India, that is Bharat, shall be a Unitary State

70) According to Article 23, the following are prohibited:
A) traffic in human beings, beggary, slavery and bonded labour
B) monopoly of trade
C) sale of incenses
D) visit to terrorist infected areas

71) According to Daltonís atomic theory the smallest particle which can exist independently is:
A) An atom
B) A molecule
C) A cation
D) An anion

72) According to Preamble, the ultimate power lies in the hands of ?
A) People
B) Constitution
C) President
D) Parliament

73) According to special theory of relativity the mass of a particle
A) increases with increase in velocity with respect to an observer
B) decreases with increase in velocity
C) decreases with decrease in velocity
D) is independent of its velocity

74) According to the law of demand, when Price?
A) Decreases, demand decreases
B) Decreases, demand does not change
C) Increases, demand decreases
D) Increases, demand increases

75) According to the most widely accepted view, the Aryans originally came from
A) India
B) Central Asia
C) Central Europe
D) Steppes of Russia

76) Acetic acid on decarboxylation gives
A) Methane
B) Ethane
C) Propane
D) Butane

77) Acid rain is caused due to pollution of atmosphere by ?
A) Oxides of nitrogen and sulphur
B) Oxides of nitrogen and phosphorous
C) Oxides of carbon and nitrogen
D) None of these

78) Acts of State done in the name of the President of India are required to be countersigned by way of authentication by:
A) a Minister
B) the Prime Minister
C) the Speaker
D) a Secretary to the Government

79) Ad Valorem means:
A) according to value
B) according to weight
C) according to size
D) according to advertisement costs

80) Aerated water contains
A) SO2
B) NO2
C) H2
D) CO2

81) After approval by both Houses of Parliament, the proclamation of emergency issued by the President shall be valid:
A) for period of six months
B) for an indefinite period unless revoked by the subsequent proclamation
C) for an indefinite period if both Houses of Parliament approves the proclamation after every six mont
D) for further period of two months only

82) After declaration of financial emergency by the President, what is the period of operation without approval by the Parliament?
A) One Month
B) Two Months
C) Three Months
D) Four Months

83) After Quit India Movement, C. Rajagopalachari issued a pamphlet entitled - The Way OutĚ. Which one of the following was a proposal in this pamphlet?
A) Reconstitution of the Central Executive Council in such a way that all its members, except the Gover
B) A solution for the constitutional deadlock.
C) Fresh elections to the Central and Provincial Legislatures to be held at the end of 1945 and the Con
D) The establishment of a War Advisory CouncilĚ composed of representatives of British India and the In

84) After textile, the second largest industry of India is?
A) Jute
B) Sugar
C) Cement
D) None of the above

85) After the Kalinga War, Ashoka decided never to wage any war because?
A) After the conquest of Kalinga the political unity of Mauryan India had been achieved
B) Ashoka felt apologetic about the destruction of men and material on both sides in the war.
C) He was moved by the violence, slaughter and sufferings to the combatants and non-combatants in the w
D) Shortly after the war he adopted Buddhism which was opposed to violence

86) After the partition of India, the largest number of Harappan towns and settlements have been found in:
A) Punjab
B) Haryana
C) Gujarat
D) Uttar Pradesh

87) Age of fossil may be found out by determining the ratio of two isotopes of carbon. The isotopes are?
A) C-12 and C-14
B) C-12 and C-13
C) C-13 and C-14
D) C-12 and carbon black

88) AIDS is caused by?
A) Water
B) Bacteria
C) Virus
D) Fungus

89) Air is a/an:
A) Compound
B) Element
C) Mixture
D) Electrolyte

90) Air is said to be saturated when
A) it contains maximum content of water vapour
B) its pressure is minimum
C) its thickness is maximum
D) it blows over the barren land

91) Alcohol prepared by the distillation of wood is ?
A) Ethyl Alcohol
B) Glycerol
C) Methyl Alcohol
D) Propyl Alcohol

92) Alexander stayed in India for
A) 15 months
B) 25 months
C) 19 months
D) 22 months

93) Alexander the great, was obliged to go back because:
A) he fell ill
B) he suffered defeat in India
C) his forces refused to go further
D) he did not like India

94) Ali brothers are related to which of the following?
A) Quit India Movement
B) Civil Disobedience Movement
C) Khilafat Movement
D) Partition of Bengal

95) All the ecosystems taken together in a geographical area form a bigger unit called ?
A) Biome
B) Biosphere
C) Community
D) Territory

96) All vital atmospheric process leading to various climatic and weather conditions take place in the
A) Stratosphere
B) Troposphere
C) Ionosphere
D) Exosphere

97) Alzheimer's disease in human beings is characterised by the degeneration of?
A) Nerve cells
B) Kidney cells
C) Brain cells
D) Liver cells

98) Among terrestrial (land) animals, which animal has the longest gestation period ?
A) Rhinoceros
B) Horse
C) Elephant
D) Tiger

99) Among the following areas, the widest continental shelf of India is found:
A) around the Gulf of Cambay
B) around the Konkan coast
C) off the Krishna and Godavari deltas
D) around the Palk strait

100) Among the following cities, which one is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?
A) Delhi
B) Kolkata
C) Jodhpur
D) Nagpur