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1. Which among the following commercial form of hormones can induce "labour" in the pregnant woman?
(A) Thyroxine (B) Oxytocin
(C) Vasopressin (D) Thyrocalcitonin
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2. Which one among the following is Nitrogen fixing organisms?
(A) Nitrosomona and Rhizobium (B) Nitrobacter and Rhizobium
(C) Azotobacter and Rhizobium (D) Nitrosomonas and Azotobacter
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3. The term of the Rajya Sabha was fixed by the–
(A) President (B) Constitution
(C) Parliament (D) Cabinet
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4. Which one of the following is not a member of Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) grouping?
(A) China (B) Malaysia
(C) Myanmar (D) Thailand
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5. Which one among the following is the idealized global pattern of surface wind from the Equator to Pole?
(A) Doldrums-Westerlies-Trade Wind- Easterlies (B) Easterlies-Westerlies Trade Wind-Easterlies
(C) Doldrum-Trade Wind- Westerlies-Easterlies (D) Westerlies-Trade Wind- Doldrum-Easterlies
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6. The Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) is an extension of–
(A) Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) (B) Minimum Needs Programme (MNP)
(C) National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) (D) Training of Rural Youth for Self Employment (TRYSEM)
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7. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana came into being in–
(A) April 1995 (B) April 1997
(C) April 1999 (D) July 2001
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8. Which one among the following administers the International Development Association?
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9. Who started the Sarvodaya Movement?
(A) Vinoba Bhave (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) SA Dange (D) Jayaprakash Narayan
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10. Who among the following was honoured by the Bharat Ratna during his life time–
(A) Morarji Desai (B) Rajiv Gandhi
(C) Lal Bahadur Shastri (D) None of these
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11. The Nobel Prize is not given in the field of–
(A) Literature (B) Economics
(C) Chemistry (D) Mathematics
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12. Who among the following is not a recipient of Bharat Ratna Award?
(A) Ustad Bismillah Khan (B) Satyajit Ray
(C) Lata Mangeshkar (D) Raj Kapoor
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13. Mahmud Khilji, who usurped the throne of Malwa and founded the dynasty of the Khilji Sultans of Malwa, was a minister of–
(A) Dilawar Khan (B) Ghazni Khan
(C) Ghiyasuddin (D) Hushang Shah
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14. What was the occassion for Rana Kumbha's construction of the 'Tower of Victory' at Chittor?
(A) His victory against Ahmad Shah of Gujarat (B) His victory against Mahmud Khilji of Malwa
(C) His victory against the Khan of Nagaur (D) His victory against Rao Jodha of Marwar
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15. People of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh receives the rainfall during the month of October and November. This pattern of rainfall is guided by–
(A) topography of an area (B) coastal region of an area
(C) closeness to the sea (D) None of the above
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16. With which one of the following rivers does Chambal river merge?
(A) Banas (B) Ganga
(C) Narmada (D) Yamuna
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17. Indus river originates in–
(A) Kinnaur (B) Ladakh
(C) Nepal (D) Tibet
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18. Which of the following hormones cause 'foolish seedling' disease of rice?
(A) IAA (B) GA3
(C) Auxin (D) Cytokinin
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19. The drug, Stromomium is obtained from the plant species of–
(A) Ocimum (B) Rauwolfia
(C) Datura (D) Asphodelus
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20. In the beginning the political activities of the Muslim League were directed against–
(A) the British Government (B) the landlords and the Zamindars
(C) the liberal socio-religious reformers (D) the Hindus and Indian National Congress
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21. What is the convergence of North-East and South-East trade winds near equator known as?
(A) Doldrums (B) Jet stream
(C) Inter-tropical convergence zone (D) Upper air monsoon
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22. Wind is often found to blow in a hot summer day due to–
(A) conduction of heat between air and soil on the Earth (B) radiation from the soil
(C) convection current of air (D) None of the above
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23. DWCRA stands for–
(A) Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (B) Direct Welfare of Children in Rural Areas
(C) Development and Welfare of Catchment Rural Areas (D) None of the above
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24. Which one of the following is a revamp of the IRDP?
(A) National Social Assistance Programme (B) Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana
(C) Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (D) Community based pro-poor initiative
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25. Which one of the following is not correct about the Cabinet Mission Plan?
(A) Provincial grouping (B) Interim Cabinet of Indians
(C) Acceptance of Pakistan (D) Constitution framing right
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