Thursday, December 20, 2018

General Studies Exam Question Paper and Answer

1.The net gain of energy from one molecule of glucose during aerobic respiration
A) 4 ATP
B) 8 ATP
C) 40 ATP
D) 38 ATP

2.Which one of the following bio geo chemical cycles is most dependant on bacteria? * , *
(A). Water cycle
(B) Carbon cycle
(C) Nitrogen cycle
(D) Phosphorous cycle

3.Male hormone secreted by the testes is
(Ä) Estrogen
(B) Progesterone
(Ç) Prolactin
(D) Androgens

4. NH+ ion is
A) A conjugate acid 
B) A conjugate base 
C) Neither an acid nor a base 
D) Both an acid and a base

5.Which of the following nitrogen-fertilizers has the highest nitrogen percentage?
A) CaCN2
B) Urea
D)  (NH4)2NO3

6. Packing fraction is
(A) Mass number / Mass defect
(B) Mass defect x Mass number
(C) Mass defect / mass number
(D) 1 /Mass defect x Mass number

7.The crypto currency launched by Venezuela in 2017 is
(A) Ethereum
(B) Ripple
(C) Petro
(D) Litecoin

8.India's firSt Antidiabetic Ayurvedic drug launched by CSIR is called
(A) MST-2
(B) MST-1
(D) BGR 34

9.India's first mobile food testing laboratory enabling on-the-spot food safety tests was launched in December 2017 in
(A) Mysore 
(B) Goa
(C) Hyderabad 
(D) Pune

10. Which state Governm ent has imple m ented Senior Citizen (SCHIS) in October 2017?
(A) Jharkhand
(B) Sikkim
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Himachal Pradesh

11. Who has been appointed as the India's new ambassador to China in October 2017?
(A) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(B) Ajay Bisaria
(C) K.P. Prasad
(D) Gautam Bambawale

12. What is India's rank in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI)?
(A) 100th
(B) 111th
(C) 115th
(D) 119th

13. The 2017 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is observed on which date?
(A) October 18th ‘
(B) October 17th 
(C) October 16th 
 (D) October-19th

14.Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are the names given to which of the following cloned animal?
(A) Sheep 
(B) Lion-tailed macaques
(C) Mouse 
(D) Rhesus monkey

15.India ranks in which position in Global Innovation Index 2017?
(A) 60th 
(B) 10th
(C) 14th 
(D) 100th

16.Which e-commerce company has tied up with Union Ministry of textiles to promote handloom industry in October 2017?
A) Myntra 
(B) Home shop 18
(C) Amazon 
 (D) India Times

17. Who won 2018 Men's singles Open Tennis title in the Australian open?
(A) ' Marin Cilic
(B) Rohan Bopanna
(C) Rafael Nadal
(D) Roger Federer 

18. Which of the following state has the largest land area affected by salinity?
(A) West Bengal
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Haryana 
(D) Odisha

19. The last great ice age was existed during the
(A) Pliocene period 
(B) Pleistocene period
(C) Miocene period 
(D) Triassic period

20. The forest which is known as 'the lungs of the Earth' is
(A) Tundra forest
(B) Amazon rain forest'
(C) Taiga forest
(D) Mangrove forest

21.The 'Open Sky Policy' introduced in 1992 of Aviation by the Indian Government is, associated
(A) Passenger Transport
(B) Cargo Transport
(C) Defence Transport
(D) VIP Transport

22.Consider the following statement
The battle of Plassey established the British control over Bengal
The Battle of Buxar made the East India company a sovereign power of India
A) Only I is true
B) Only II is true
C) Both I and II are true
D) Both I and II are wrong

23. Nam e the Russian traveller who visited and left the testimony about Bahmini kingdom
(A) Nicolo Conti
(B) Robert Nobili
(C) Domingo Paes
(D) Athanesius Nikitin

24. Consider the following statements:
(a) The religion of the Indus people differed from that of the vedic people
(b) The vedic people worshipped a large number of duties which stood for the principal
phenomena of nature viz. Prithvi, Varuna, Indra and the Sun.
Choose the correct answer from the options below
(A) (a) is correct-(b) is wrong
(B) (b) is correct (a) is wrong
(C) (a) and (b) are correct
(D) . Both (a) and (b) are wrong

25. Which of the following movement was responsible for the beginning of Right to Information
Campaign in India?
(A) Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS)
(B) Aam Aadmi Party
(C) Peoples Union for Civil Liberties
(D) Indian Anti-Corruption movement led by Anna Hazare

26. Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPM was formed
A. 1952
B. 1954
C. 1962
D 1964

27. The concept of ‘Partyless Democracy’ was advocated by
(A). Mahatma Gandhi 
(B) Jayaprakash Narayan
(C). Anna Hazarre
(D). Dr.B.R. Ambedkar

28. Consider the following statements regarding District Consumer Forum
(I) It composed of President and Two members (one member is women)
II. Every member of the District Forum shall hold office for a term of five years or upto the age of 65
III. The District Forum can adjudicate on the matter up to 50 lakhs
The right statements are
(A) I and II only 
(B) I and III only
(C) II and III only 
(D) I, II and III

29. Which of the following Constitutional authority can hold office during the pleasure of the .President?
(A) Governor of State
(B) Election Commissioner
(C) Vice-President of India
(D) Speaker of the Loksabha

30 “Being the largest country in South Asia, India decided on extension of unilateral concessions to neighbours in the Sub-continent”' is the essence of the
(A) Panchsheel 
(B) Gujaral Doctrine.
(C) Look East Policy . 
(D) Peaceful Co-existence

31. The power to Scrutinise the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India is vested with
(A) The President
(B) Union Finance Minister
(C) Finance Commission
(D) Public Accounts Committee

32. Which one of the following is a Public Sector Organisation?
A. FCI - Food' Corporation of. India
B. FCI - Fertilizer Corporation of India
C. JCI — Jute Corporation of India 
D   All the above

33. Adam Smith’s famous book ‘Wealth of Nations” was published in the year 
(A) 1771 
(B) 1773
(C) 1775 
(D) 1776

34. The Kisan Credit Card Scheme was introduced in India, in the year 
(A) 1996-97 
(B) 1997-98
(C) 1998-99 
(D) 1999-2000

35. The Essential Commodities Act was enacted in India in the 
(A) 1950 
(B) 1951
(C) 1953 
(D) 1955

36. When was the Religious Disabilities Act passed?
(A) 1824 
(B) 1852
(C) 1850 
(D) 1856

37.Who said this about Liagat Alikhan, “He was in the government but against it”? 
(A)' Muhammad Ali Jinnah 
(B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azath
(C) Bhulabhai Desai  
(D) Tej Bahadur Sapru

38. Under whom did the hill tribes the Ramosis revolt against the British? 
(A) DaduMiän . 
(B) Dhittur Singh
(C) KaramShah 
(D) Haji Shariatullah

39. Whose remark is this? "1947 was too late, rather than too early"
(A) Mountbatten 
(B) Wavell 
(C) Ismay 
(D) Atlee

40. The perimeter of a equilateral triangle is 18 cm. Then the height of the equilateral triangle is
(A) 3 cm 
(B) √3 cm
(C) 2√3 cm 
(D) 3√3 cm

41.  A field is in the form of a rhombus. The diagonals of the fields are 100 m and 180 m. Find the cost of levelling it at the rate of Rs. 3 per sq.m.
(A) 25,000 Rs. 
(B) 27,000 Rs.
(C) 29,000 Rs. 
(D) 2,70,000 Rs.

42. Three persons working 3 hours a day assemble 3 machines in three days. The number of machines assembled by 4 persons working 5 hours a day in 9 days is
(A)  20 
(B) 27
(C) 81 
(D) 180

43. A shop owner gives one fifth of his profit to his Manager. The Manager gives one third of the
money he received to his assistant. Half of the amount received by the assistant is Rs. 100. What is the Shop owner's profit?
(A) 2,000 Rs. 
(B) 3,000 Rs.
(C) 4,000 Rs. 
(D) 6,000 Rs.

44. If simple interest for 'a sum of  Rs.3,100 for 4 years is Rs.40 more than the simple interest of  Rs. 2,900 for the same duration at the sa me rate of interest then the rate of interest is
(A) 2% 
(B) 5%
(C) 8% 
(D) 10%,

45. Answer from the table

In 2016 the profit of Company C is 5 crores. The increase' a mount of profit of company C Comparing with B is
(A) 1 crore 
(B) 1.25 crores
(C) 2.25 crores 
(D) 3 crores

46. If HEATER is written as KBDQHO, how you encode COOLER

47. CPU gets the address of the next instruction to be processed from
(A) Index register
(B) Memory register
(C) Instruction register
(D) Program Counter

48. If a cube which is painted white top and red other 5 sides is cut into 64 identical small cubes using cuts parallel to the sides, how many of the smaller cubes have all their sides unpainted?
 (A) 8
 (B) 4,
(C) 2
(D) 1

49. Find the missing Number

(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 14
(D) 16

50. A wooden box of 2 cm thickness- has inner measurements 6 cm long 2 cm breath and 1 cm height. The volume of the wood in the box is
A. 96 cm3
B. 64 cm3
C. 288 cm3
D.300 cm3

51.The perimeter of semicircle with radius 28 cm is
(A) 88 cm
(B) 116 cm
(C) 144 cm
(D) 56 cm

52. 2, 4 — D is used as
(A) Weedicide 
(B) Vitamin
(C)' Fertilizer 
(D) Insecticide

53. Which hypothesis is proposing the origin of earth by condensation of interstellar dust?
(A)  Nebular 
(B) . Planetesimal
(C) Embedocles 
(D) Spallanzani

54. What is the process by which the 6 carbon Glucose converts into 3 carbon pyruvic acid?
(A) Kreb's cycle
(B) Glycolysis
(C) Phosphorylation
(D) Electron transport chain

55. _________________are the factors responsible for blood coagulation
(A) Platelets 
(B) Eosinophils
(C) Basophils 
(D) Monocytes

56. The frequency of crossing.over would be higher if
(A) Two genes are located closely
(B) Two genes are far .apart on a chromosome
(C) Two genes are not located on the same chrosmosome 
(D) None of 'the above

57. The precious ruby stones are
(A) Aluminium silicate
(B) Sodium aluminiu m silicate
(C) Sodium silicate
(D) Alumina

58. Which breaking system is most efficient at high speed?
(A) Electric breaking Nile
(B) Magnetic breaking
(C) Drum breaking
(D). Disc breaking

59. In a grating the total number of rulings per unit length is N, the resolving power of a grating
for an order n is

60. The velocity of a ball thrown, with a speed of 200 ms-1 at an angle of 60° with the horizontal,
at its maximum height is
(A) 100 ms-1
(B)  200 ms-1
(C) 400 ms-1
(D) 173 ms-1

61. The global centre for cyber security to be operational from March 2018 is head quartered in
(A) California 
(B) Geneva
(C) Washington 
(D) NewYork

62. To which sports is, Jemson Ningthoujan is associated
(A) Boxing 
(B) Tennis 
(C) Chess 
(D) Archery

63. Which State Government has launched "Solar Briefcase" to provide . electricity in remote areas in October 2017?
(A) Jharkhand
(B) Uttar Pradethh
(C) Uttrkhand:
(D) Madhira Piadesh

64. Which city hosted the 3rd edition of Indian International Science Festival (IISF 2017)?
(A) Lucknow
(B) New Delhi
(C) Guwahati 
(D) Chennai

65. The first prize for the best tableau in the recently concluded 2018 RepubliC Day parade was  won. by
(A) Chhattisgarh
(B) Assam .
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Maharashtra

66. Who won the 2017-Man Booker prize?
(A) George Saunders
(B) Zadie Smith
(C) Sebastian barry
(D) Colin Thurbon

67. Which of the following -is India's earth observation satellite, as on 30th October 2017?
(A) CartoSat — 2
(B) LAPAN — A3

68. According to the reports of Spanish National Cancer Research Centre 2017 which of the
following vitamin can delay aging process
(A) Vitamin - C
(B) Vitamin - B
(C) Vitamin - A 
 (D) Vitamin - D

69. Which state has declared Urdu as its second official language in November 2017?
(A) Telangana 
(B) Bihar
(C) Jharkhand 
 (D) Karnataka

70. India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was created in
(A) 1965
(B) 1959
(C) 1969
(D) 1960

71. Match the following and•choose the correct answer
Place of Earthquake               Year
(a) Koyna                            1. 2001
(b) Kangra                           2. 1991 '
(c) Bhuj.                               3. 1967
(d) Uttar kasi '                      4. 1905
          a    b    c     d
A)     3    4     1    2
B)     2    3     1    4
C)    4    3      1   2
D)    1   2      3    4

72  Name the garden created by Babur at Pani:pat to commemorate this victory over Ibrahim
Lody in 1526. -
(A) Agra Bagh
(B). Kabul' Bagh
(C) Amber Bagh
(D) Jodhpur Bagh

73. The Vijayanagar ruler Narasimha belonged to_____dynasty
(A) Sangama ,
(B) Saluva
(C) Tuluva
(D) Aravidu

74. Name the organisation established by Devendra Nath Tagore
(A). Sangat sabha
(B)  Tatva. Bodhini sabha
(C) Indian Reform society
(D) BrahMosamaj.

75. Name the book of Dr. R.C. Majumdar in which he referred to the origin of early man
(i) The Vedic Age
(ii) The History of Early man
(iii) The Prehistoric, age
(iv) All the three
(A) i
(B) ii
(C) iii
(D) iv

76. The contest between the Peshwa Raghuji Bhonsle and Bussy, the Frenchman led to a war and Bussy was forced to sign a treaty in 1751 known as
(A) Treaty of Bhalke
(B) Treaty of Purandar
(C) Treaty of Hyderabad,
(D) Treaty of Khandesh

77.  The initiative for the establishment of SAARC was taken in 1977 by
(A) Zia-ur-Rehman
(B) Morarji Desai.
(C) Zulfikar Ali Bhulto
(D) Zia-In-Hag

78.  Match the following List I with List II refer to India's relations with her neighbors :
          List I                                   List II
(a) Colomboo Proposals        I. India-China
(b) Farakka BaiTage              II. India-Pakistan
(c) Nehru-Kotewala               III. India-Bangladesh Agreement
(d) The Simla Accord            IV. India-Srilanka

          (a)   (b)    (c)   (d)
(A)     I    III     IV     II
(B)     IV  III      II      I
(C)     IV  II       III     I
(D)     I     II       III   IV

79. Which one of the following was not related to Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan
(A) The McNaughtOn Plan
(B) The Dixon Proposals
(C) The Graham Missicin
(D) The Tashkent Agreement 

80. The two member constituencies (Abolition) Act was enacted on •
(A) 1947
(B) 1951
(C) 1962
(D) 1962

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