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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?
A) Guptas
B) Mauryas
C) Mughals
D) Cholas

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?
A) Similar
B) More
C) Less
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:
A) Ambhi
B) Upagupta
C) Asvaghosha
D) Vasubandhu

159) Ashoka was much influenced by Buddhist monk called:
A) Upagupta
B) Vasubandhu
C) Ambhi
D) Asvagosha

160) Ashokan inscriptions were first deciphered by?
A) Buhler
B) Robert Sewell
C) Codrington
D) James Prinsep

161) Ashtapradhan was a Council of Ministers in the?
A) Maratha
B) Chola
C) Chalukya
D) Maurya

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?
A) Harsha
B) Samudra Gupta
C) Kanishka
D) Ashoka

166) At present the Rajya Sabha consists of _______ members.
A) 250
B) 245
C) 235
D) 240

167) At the time of independence which portfolio in the central government was being taken care of by Mrs. Indira Gandhi?
A) Information & Broadcasting
B) Agriculture
C) Transport
D) None

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?
A) Kusinagara
B) Lumbini
C) Pavapuri
D) Magadha

171) At which place did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation)?
A) Pavapuri
B) Kushinagar
C) Lumbini
D) Bodh Gaya

172) At which place Mohenjodaro is situated?
A) Punjab
B) Afghanistan
C) Gujarat
D) Sindh Province of Pakistan

173) At which place was the All India Khilafat Conference held in 1919?
A) Delhi
B) Lucknow
C) Kolkata
D) Mumbai

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
A) Isotopes
B) Cations
C) Higgs-boson
D) Anions

177) Atoms of the same element, i. e., having the same atomic number that differ in atomic weight, are called:
A) Isotopes
B) Isomers
C) Isobars
D) Isotherms

178) Azad Hind Fauj was founded in 1943 at which place?
A) Singapore
B) Kuala Lumpur
C) Japan
D) Mandalay

179) B.R.Ambedkar was elected to the Constituent Assembly from?
A) Gujarat
B) Punjab
C) Rajasthan
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:
A) Helium
B) Oxygen
C) Nitrogen
D) Argon

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?
A) Hyderabad
B) Jammu and Kashmir
C) Mysore
D) Junagarh

185) Benzene cannot undergo
A) Addition
B) Elimination
C) Oxidation
D) Substitution

186) Bhagavatiam refers to worship of:
A) Vasudeva Krishna
B) Brahma
C) Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva
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 ?
A) Euphorbiaceae
B) Liliaceae
C) Myrtaceae
D) Malvaceae

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?
A) antiseptic
B) coagulant
C) disinfectant
D) antibiotic

193) Blood cancer is commonly known as
A) Leucoderma
B) Leukaemia
C) Haemophilia
D) Sickle-cell anaemia

194) Blood fails to clot while flowing in the blood vessel because of the presence of?
A) Haemoglobin
B) Bile
C) Heparin
D) Prothrombin

195) Bokaro Steel Limited was established with the assistance of:
A) Germany
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 ?
A) Assam
B) Manipur
C) Mizoram
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
A) Palynology
B) Phylogeny
C) Palaeobotany
D) Palaeontology

200) Brass gets discoloured in air due to the presence of which gas in air:
A) Carbon dioxide
B) Oxygen
C) Hydrogen Sulphide
D) Nitrogen