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1. A budgetary deficit means–
(A) total expenditure is more than total revenue (B) current expenditure is more than current revenue
(C) capital expenditure is more than capital revenue (D) total expenditure is more than current revenue
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2. Which Five Year Plan adopted Indicative Planning in India?
(A) Ninth (B) Fourth
(C) Third (D) Eighth
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3. The Cabinet Mission Plan became defunct after–
(A) the Direct Action Day call by the League (B) the boycott of the Constituent Assembly by the League
(C) the formation of the Interim Government (D) Attlee's declaration
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4. The major disagreement between the Congress and the Muslim League on the Cabinet Mission Plan was that–
(A) the Congress felt that the grouping of the provinces was optional, while the League was of the view that it was compulsory
(B) the League felt that the basis of Pakistan was implied in the grouping of provinces
(C) the provinces be given the right to modify the Union Constitution
(D) the Interim Government be not formed till it was acceptable to the League
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5. Which of the following is not a work of Kalidasa?
(A) Ritusamhara (B) Meghaduta
(C) Kumarasambhava (D) Dashakumaracharita
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6. The "Chandra" X-Ray telescope is named after–
(A) Subramanyam Chandrasekhar (B) Chandrasekhar Venkatraman
(C) Jagdish Chandra Bose (D) Prafulla Chandra Roy
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7. Azlan Shah Cup is associated with–
(A) Badminton (B) Cricket
(C) Football (D) Hockey
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8. For playing which one of the games is Franck Ribery well known?
(A) Badminton (B) Chess
(C) Football (D) Table Tennis
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9. In which one of the following are Samudragupta's achivements mentioned?
(A) Allahabad Pillar Inscription (B) Junagadh Rock Inscription
(C) Mehrauli Iron Pillar Inscription (D) Hathigumpha Edict
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10. Which of the following statements is not true about Samudragupta?
(A) He built the most extensive empire after Ashoka
(B) A poetical work called the Krishna Charitam is attributed to him
(C) He is also known as Kaviraja
(D) He sent an embassy to China
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11. Which one of the following cities did not ever become the capital of the Guptas?
(A) Prayaga (B) Ayodhya
(C) Ujjaini (D) Varanasi
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12. The first 'high tech' port of India is–
(A) Quilon (B) Nagapathinam
(C) Paradeep (D) Nhava Sheva
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13. Which of the following is the largest coal field in India?
(A) Jharia (B) Raniganj
(C) Bokaro (D) Girdih
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14. If one traverses from West to East in India, which one of the following is the correct sequence of coal field deposits (from West to East) does he observe?
(A) Karanpura - Singrauli - Bokaro - Raniganj (B) Singrauli - Karanpura - Bokaro - Raniganj
(C) Karanpura - Singrauli - Raniganj - Bokaro (D) Singrauli - Karanpura - Raniganj - Bokaro
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15. The first major inscription in classical Sanskrit is that of–
(A) Chandragupta Vikramaditya (B) Kanishka I
(C) Rudradaman (D) Samudragupta
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16. The founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh was–
(A) Shuja-ud-Daula (B) Saadat Khan Burhan-ul Mulk
(C) Safdarjung (D) Sher Shah
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17.Who annexed the Sharqi kingdom of Jaunpur to the Sultanate?
(A) Daulat Khan Lodi (B) Bahlol Lodi
(C) Sikander Lodi (D) Ibrahim Lodi
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18. Most application software today comes with an interface called a/an–
(A) character user interface (B) icon user interface
(C) button user interface (D) graphical user interface
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19. An astronaut of mass 60 kg is revolving around the Earth in a satellite. What will be his weight inside the satellite (assuming g = 10 m/s)?
(A) 180 N (B) 600 N
(C) Remain unchanged (D) Zero
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20. By what time, can the duration of a State Legislative Assembly be extended?
(A) Six months (B) One year
(C) Two years (D) Three years
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21. In China, cotton is grown mostly in the–
(A) North-East (B) South-East
(C) North-West (D) South-Central region
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22. The Katanga copper and gold mines are located in–
(A) the Republic of South Africa (B) the Republic of Congo
(C) zimbabwe (D) zambia
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23. When was the Fourth Five Year Plan implemented?
Immediately after
(A) Indo-Pak War (B) Indo-China War
(C) Third Plan (D) Plan Holiday of 3 years following third Five Year Plan
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24. The Ex-officio Secretary of NDC is–
(A) Vice-Chairman of Planning Commission (B) General Secretary of Lok Sabha
(C) Secretary of Finance Ministry (D) Secretary of Planning Commission
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25. Which one of the following is not a work on grammar?
(A) Katantra by Sarvavarman (B) Prakritaprakash of Vararuchi
(C) Kashika-vritti of Jayaditya and Vamana (D) Panchasiddhantika of Varahamihira
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