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1. WTO came into existence at the conclusion of which round of GATT?
(A) Singapore (B) Uruguay
(C) Tokyo (D) Merrakesh
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2. What is the number of the permanent members of the UN Security Council?
(A) Five (B) Six
(C) Ten (D) Fifteen
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3. The date of Partition of Bengal, October 16, 1905 was celebrated on the suggestion of Rabindranath Tagore, as–
(A) Solidarity Day (B) Rakhi Bandhan Day
(C) Black Day (D) Brotherhood Day
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4. Glaciated regions are associated with–
(A) V-shaped valley (B) V-shaped valley
(C) sand dunes (D) stalactites
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5. The Nehru-Liaquat Pack between India and Pakistan was signed in 1950 to resolve the issue of–
(A) the protection of minorities (B) the accession of Princely States
(C) the border disputes (D) the problem of refugees
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6. Which one of the following areas of India produces largest amount of cotton?
(A) North Western India and Gangetic Paschim Banga (B) North Western and Western India
(C) Western and Southern India (D) Plains of Northern India
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7. Which one of the following is an important crop of the Barak valley?
(A) Jute (B) Tea
(C) Sugarcane (D) Cotton
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8. What is the approximate average annual water availability of India?
(A) 1150 Billion Cubic Metre (BCM) (B) 1250 Billion Cubic Metre (BCM)
(C) 1650 Billion Cubic Metre (BCM) (D) 1850 Billion Cubic Metre (BCM)
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9. Which one among the following hormones is the 'stress hormone' of plants?
(A) Auxin (B) Abscisic acid
(C) Gibberellin (D) Cytokinin
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10. Cattle are capable of digesting cellulose present in the grass and/or fodder that they eat. This ability is attribute to the–
(A) presence of cellulose digesting bacteria in the rumen (B) production of cellulose by the cattle rumen
(C) acids present in the rumen (D) prolonged retention of cellulose in the rumen
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11. Which one of the following authorities makes recommendation to the Governor of a State as to the principles for determining the taxes and duties which may be appropriated by the Panchayats in that particular State?
(A) District Planning Committees (B) State Finance Commission
(C) Finance Ministry of that State (D) Panchayati Raj Ministry of that State
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12. Which one of the following basins experiences the convectional rainfall?
(A) Amazon (B) Ganga
(C) Hwang Ho (D) Mississippi
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13. Which one of the following experiences the least annual range of temperature?
(A) Arctic circle (B) Tropic of Capricorn
(C) Tropic of Cancer (D) Equator
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14. Which one of the following Public Sector Bank's emblem figures a dog and the words 'faithful friendly' in it?
(A) Punjab National Bank (B) Syndicate Bank
(C) Oriental Bank of Commerce (D) State Bank of India
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15. What is the period covered by the recommendations of the 12th Finance Commission?
(A) 2004-2009 (B) 2005-2010
(C) 2006-2011 (D) 2007-2012
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16. Which rural schemes were merged with Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana?
(A) IRDP and TRYSEM (B) TRYSEM and MNP
(C) DPAP and IRDP (D) NREP and RLEGP
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17. Which among the following schemes is related exclusively to financial inclusion?
(A) Swabhiman (B) Swawlamban
(C) Kutir Jyoti (D) All of these
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18. With which one of the following movements is the slogan "Do or Die" associated?
(A) Swadeshi Movement (B) Non-Cooperation Movement
(C) Civil Disobedience Movement (D) Quit India Movement
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19. Which one of the following is not a part of Hindustani Music?
(A) Dhrupad (B) Khayal
(C) Kriti (D) Dadra
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20. Which one of the following forms of dance is Shobhna Narayan known for?
(A) Kathak (B) Bharatnatyam
(C) Odissi (D) Kathakali
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21. How is steve Fossett known as?
(A) As a crocodile hunter  (B) For completing the longest nonstop flight around the globe
(C) For swimming across Atlantic Ocean (D) For climbing to Mt Everest without any co-climber
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22. India look a very strong anti West stand during–
(A) Suez Canal Crisis (B) Annexation of Goa to India
(C) Korean War (D) Belgrade Summit
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23. Which one of the following Gupta kings had to face the first Huna invasion?
(A) Kumaragupta I (B) Skandgupta
(C) Buddhagupta (D) Purugupta
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24. The erstwhile Satavahan dominion was divided by several dynasties. Which of the following is not one of them?
(A) The Gangas (B) The Abhiras
(C) The Ikshvakus (D) The Vakatakas
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25. Which one of the following is most abundant in Kerala?
(A) Thorium (B) Uranium
(C) Mica (D) Monazite
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