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151) Article 356 of the Constitution of India deals with?
A) the removal of a Chief Minister.
B) the appointment of a Governor
C) autonomy of States
D) the proclamation of President's Rule in a State
152) Articles 20-22 relate to the fundamental right to life and personal liberty. These rights are available to:
A) citizens and non-citizens
B) natural persons as well as artificial persons
C) citizen only
D) all persons who have juristic personality
153) Aryabhatta and Varahamihira belong to which age?
154) As a token of protest against Jallianwala Bagh massacre on 13 April 1919, who returned the Knighthood conferred on him by the British Government ?
A) Rabindranath Tagore
B) Syed Ahmed Khan
C) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
D) Gopal Krishna Gokhle
155) As compared to Eastern Himalayas, the tree-line altitude in Western Himalayas is?
D) None of the above
156) As on 2013, Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) ceilings in the telecom sector is?
A) 49 percent
B) 50 percent
C) 75 percent
D) 100 percent
157) As per the Act of 1919 which of the following statements was not correct?
A) British India must remain an integral part of the British Empire.
B) Responsible Government would be realised only by the progressive stages.
C) Provincial subjects were classified into Reserved subjects and Transferred subjects.
D) The salary of the Secretary of State for India was not to be paid by Parliament.
158) Ashoka has been particularly Influenced by the Buddhist monk:
159) Ashoka was much influenced by Buddhist monk called:
160) Ashokan inscriptions were first deciphered by?
B) Robert Sewell
D) James Prinsep
161) Ashtapradhan was a Council of Ministers in the?
162) Assertion (A): Rights and duties are the two sides of the same coin. Reason (R): It is not the duty of the state to maintain the rights of the citizens. Which is correct?
A) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is correct explanation of (A)
B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
163) Assertion A) : The Rajya Sabha under Article 312 is empowered to create new all-India service in national interest. Reason (R) : The Rajya Sabha can define national interest better. Which is correct?
A) (A) is true, but (R) is false
B) (A) is false, but (R) is true
C) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
D) Both (A) and (R) is false
164) Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets or planetoids, are generally found between which planets ?
A) Mars and Jupiter
B) Jupiter and Saturn
C) Saturn and Uranus
D) Earth and Mars
165) Asvaghosa lived in the court of?
B) Samudra Gupta
166) At present the Rajya Sabha consists of _______ members.
167) At the time of independence which portfolio in the central government was being taken care of by Mrs. Indira Gandhi?
A) Information & Broadcasting
168) At the time of Muhammad Ghori's invasion against Prithviraj Chauhan who of the following ruled Kannauj ?
A) The Gahadwalas
B) The Palas
C) The Pratiharas
D) The Chandellas
169) At which of the following Indus valley civilization site would you come across world's earliest known dock ?
A) Ropar (Punjab)
B) Lothal (Gujarat)
C) Banawali (Haryana)
D) Kalibangan (Rajasthan)
170) At which place did Buddha die?
171) At which place did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation)?
D) Bodh Gaya
172) At which place Mohenjodaro is situated?
D) Sindh Province of Pakistan
173) At which place was the All India Khilafat Conference held in 1919?
174) Atom bomb is made on the basis of:
A) Nuclear fusion
B) Nuclear fission
C) Both nuclear fusion and nuclear fission
D) None of these
175) Atoms are composed of:
A) Electrons only
B) Protons only
C) Electrons & Protons
D) Electrons & Nuclei
176) Atoms having the same number of protons but different number of neutrons are called
177) Atoms of the same element, i. e., having the same atomic number that differ in atomic weight, are called:
178) Azad Hind Fauj was founded in 1943 at which place?
B) Kuala Lumpur
179) B.R.Ambedkar was elected to the Constituent Assembly from?
D) the Bombay Presidency
180) Balban's greatest achievement was?
A) defence against the Mongols
B) curbing of the power of nobles
C) establishment of peace and security
D) suppression of revolts
181) Balloons are filled with:
182) Bank rate is the rate at which:
A) a bank lends to the public
B) the Reserve Bank of India lends to the public
C) the Government of India lends to other countries
D) the Reserve Bank of India gives credit to commercial banks
183) Banks in India are required to maintain a portion of their demand and time liabilities with the Reserve Bank of India. This portion is called
A) Statutory Liquidity Ratio
B) Reverse Repo
C) Bank Deposit
D) Cash Reserve Ratio
184) Before Independence there were approximately 568 Princely states in India. Which was the largest Princely State to join the Indian Union?
B) Jammu and Kashmir
185) Benzene cannot undergo
186) Bhagavatiam refers to worship of:
A) Vasudeva Krishna
D) Durga as Shakti
187) Bhutan is surrounded by which of the following Indian States?
A) Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim
B) Assam, Mizoram, West Bengal, Bihar
C) Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Bihar
D) Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Bihar, Meghalaya
188) Bills are normally introduced in the Parliament?
A) soon after lunch break
B) shortly before the House adjourns for the day
C) during zero hour
D) during question hour
189) Bio-Diesel is mostly produced by ?
190) Black money is :
A) counterfeit currency
B) illegally earned money
C) money earned through underhand deals
D) income on which payment of tax is usually evaded
191) Bleaching powder is made from:
A) Sulphur dioxide and gypsum
B) Chlorine and Charcoal
C) Soda ash and lime
D) Lime and Chlorine
192) Bleaching powder is used in drinking water as a/an?
193) Blood cancer is commonly known as
D) Sickle-cell anaemia
194) Blood fails to clot while flowing in the blood vessel because of the presence of?
195) Bokaro Steel Limited was established with the assistance of:
B) Soviet Union
196) BoP (Balance of Payment) refers to :
A) transactions in the flow of capital
B) transactions relating to receipts and payment of invisibles
C) transactions relating only to exports and imports
D) systematic record of all its economic transaction with the rest of the world
197) Border of which of the following states does not touch Myanmar border ?
D) Arunachal Pradesh
198) Boundary line demarcating India and Pakistan known is known as?
A) Radcliffe Line
B) Curzon Line
C) McMahon Line
D) Durand Line
199) Branch of Biology which deals with extinct organisms
200) Brass gets discoloured in air due to the presence of which gas in air:
A) Carbon dioxide
C) Hydrogen Sulphide