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Objective General Knowledge

501) In India, with several characteristics of a Federal Government, the supremacy lies in?
A) Supreme Court
B) Bureaucracy
C) Parliament
D) Constitution

502) In Jainism the aim of life is to attain Nirvana or Moksha for which one has to:
A) follow three jewels and five vows
B) practice, non-violence and non-injury to all living beings
C) renounce the world and attain right knowledge
D) believe in the Jains and absolute non-violence

503) In May 1998, while addressing at nuclear tests site near Pokhran, who added 'Jai Vigyan' to the Lal Bahadur Shastri's Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' ?
A) Rajeev Gandhi
B) Atal Behari Vajpayee
C) P.V.Narsimha Rao
D) Indira Gandhi

504) In nature, trophic levels are found in
A) Root system
B) Shoot system
C) Ecosystem
D) Tissue system

505) In photoelectric emission, the energy of emitted electron is
A) same as that of incident photon
B) larger than that of incident photon
C) less than that of incident photon
D) proportional to the intensity of incident light

506) In relation to the State Government, local government exercises
A) Independent Authority
B) Co-ordinate Authority
C) Delegated Authority
D) Superior Authority

507) In scuba-diving, while ascending towards the water surface, there is a danger of bursting the lungs due to?
A) Gay-Lussac’s law of combining volumes
B) Graham’s law of diffusion
C) Archimedes’ principle
D) Boyle's law

508) In Solar System, which planet rotates the fastest on its axis ?
A) Venus
B) Saturn
C) Mercury
D) Jupiter

509) In spite of being located at lower latitude than Amritsar, Shimla is colder because
A) in Shimla it snows heavily
B) in Shimla air pressure is higher
C) it is at a higher altitude
D) Shimla receives heavy rainfall

510) In State, District Judges are appointed by the?
A) Chief Minister
B) Advocate General of State
C) Chief Justice of High Court
D) Governor

511) In terms of area, which one of the following Indian states has the largest coverage of forests ?
A) Karnataka
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Odisha
D) Arunachal Pradesh

512) In the case of nuclear disaster, which of the following options for cooling the nuclear reactors may be adopted? 1. Pumping of water to the reactors. 2. Use of boric acid. 3. Taking out the fuel rods and keeping them in a cooling pond. Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 1 and 3 only
C) 3 only
D) 1 and 2 only

513) In the Constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is mentioned in the:
A) Preamble to the Constitution
B) Directive Principles of State Policy
C) Fundamental Duties
D) Ninth Schedule

514) In the Constitution, opportunities for the development of scientific temper, humanism and spirit of inquiry and reform are found in :
A) Fundamental Rights
B) Preamble
C) Fundamental Duties
D) Directive Principles

515) In the context of ancient Indian society, which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?
A) Kula
B) Vamsa
C) Kosa
D) Gotra

516) In the context of India's Five Year Plans, a shift in the pattern of industrialization, with lower emphasis on heavy industries and more on infrastructure begins in:
A) fourth Plan
B) sixth Plan
C) eighth Plan
D) tenth Plan

517) In the decreasing order of the length of the rivers, the correct sequence is :
A) Brahmaputra - Ganga - Godavari - Narmada
B) Ganga - Godavari - Brahmaputra - Narmada
C) Brahmaputra - Narmada - Godavari - Ganga
D) Ganga - Brahmaputra - Godavari Narmada

518) In the election of the President, each Member of the electoral college has:
A) one vote
B) as many votes as there are candidates
C) one vote with value attached to it
D) one vote with value attached to it and he can give as many preferences as there are candidates

519) In the election of the President, the value of the vote of the Lok Sabha members:
A) is same
B) differs according to the geographical size of the respective State
C) differs according to the number of votes a member represents
D) None of these

520) In the event of the resignation or death of the Prime Minister:
A) the Ministry is dissolved
B) fresh general elections must take place
C) the Cabinet may choose another leader
D) the President decides what to do

521) In the Indian Constitution, which type of the Sabha is mentioned under Panchayat Raj?
A) Gram Sabha
B) Zila Sabha
C) District Sabha
D) Nagar Panchayat Sabha

522) In the 'individual Satyagraha', Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first Satyagrahi. Who was the second?
A) C. Rajagopalachari
B) Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel
C) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

523) In the last one decade, which one among the following sectors has attracted the highest foreign direct investment(FDI) inflows into India?
A) Services sector
B) Insurance sector
C) Telecommunication
D) Defence sector

524) In the National Flag, what does saffron colour represent ?
A) Spirit of Human nature
B) Spirit of Renunciation
C) Peace
D) Spirit of colours

525) In the National Flag, which colour is used in the wheel?
A) Red Green
B) White
C) Navy Blue
D) Blue

526) In the northern hemisphere, due to Ferrel's law the wind is deflected?
A) Towards its north
B) Towards its right
C) Towards its south
D) Towards its left

527) In the second phase of nationalization of commercial banks, how many banks were nationalized?
A) 4
B) 6
C) 8
D) 10

528) In the terms of economics, the recession occurring two times with a small gap in between is known as:
A) Double Deflation
B) Deflation
C) Deep Recession
D) Double Dip Recession

529) In the Union govt. the council of minister is collectively responsible to the?
A) Parliament
B) President
C) Prime Minister
D) Lok Sabha

530) In the year 1969 how many banks were nationalised?
A) 12
B) 14
C) 16
D) 18

531) In vulcanization, natural rubber is heated with:
A) Carbon
B) Sulphur
C) Silicon
D) Phosphorus

532) In what way the Finance Commission can recommend to the centre for transfer of resources to States?
A) Debt and subsidy.
B) Subsidy and tax share.
C) Debt and tax share.
D) Debt, subside and tax share.

533) In which article of the Constitution of India has the Joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha been provided ?
A) Article 101
B) Article 108
C) Article 130
D) Article 133

534) In which article of the Indian Constitution has the Joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha been provided?
A) Article 101
B) Article 108
C) Article 133
D) Article 102

535) In which case did the Supreme Court concede the right of Parliament to amend the Constitution, but denied it the right to amend the basic structure of the Constitution?
A) Golak Nath Case.
B) Minerva Mills Case.
C) Keshavananda Bharati Case
D) None of these

536) In which case did the Supreme Court restore the primacy of the Fundamental Rights over the Directive Principles of State Policy?
A) Golaknath Case
B) Keshavananda Bharti Case
C) Minerva Mills Case
D) All of these

537) In which city Indian National Congress passed Quit India Resolution on August 8, 1942?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kolkata
D) Gujarat

538) In which district is Dandi associated with the March of Gandhi, is located?
A) Bhuj
B) Nausari
C) Dwarka
D) Mehsana

539) In which following processes light energy is converted into chemical energy ?
A) Respiration
B) Fermentation
C) Photosynthesis
D) Photorespiration

540) In which Governor-General's reign railway lines in India were established?
A) Lord Cornwallis
B) Lord Dalhousie
C) Lord Curzon
D) Lord William Bentinck

541) In which language, Constitution of India was signed by the members of the Constitutent Assembly on 21st January 1950?
A) English
B) Hindi
C) Both A and B
D) None of these

542) In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society?
A) Second
B) Third
C) Fourth
D) Fifth

543) In which of the following activities Silicon Carbide is used ?
A) Making cement and glass
B) Disinfecting water and ponds
C) Making castes for statues
D) Cutting very hard substances

544) In which of the following animals, is open circulatory system found?
A) Human being
B) Prawn
C) Toad
D) Earthworm

545) In which of the following multiple epidermis is found
A) Boerhaavia
B) Amaranthus
C) Helianthus
D) Nerium

546) In which of the following process, Vanadium Pentoxide is used as a catalyst ?
A) Contact process
B) Haber process
C) Solvary process
D) None of these

547) In which of the following situations does the President act in his own discretion?
A) In appointing the Prime Minister
B) In returning a proposal to the Council of Ministers for reconsideration
C) Both of these
D) None of these

548) In which of the following states, retreating monsoon has more effect?
A) Odisha
B) West Bengal
C) Punjab
D) Tamil Nadu

549) In which of the following towns does the LMT (Local Meridian Time) show the greatest deviation from the 1ST (Indian Standard Time) ?
A) Delhi
B) Cochin
C) Mumbai
D) Kohima

550) In which of the following Vedic hymns there is reference of the origin of four Varnas?
A) Purush
B) Nasadiya
C) Ushash
D) Almyani