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1. Which one of the following inscriptions mentions Pulakesin II's military success against Harshavardhana?
(A) Allahabad Pillar Inscription (B) Aihole Inscription
(C) Damodarpur Copperplate Inscription (D) Bilsad Inscription
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2. The decimal numeral system, including the concept of zero was invented in India during which one of the following dynasty?
(A) Saka (B) Gupta
(C) Pala (D) Chola
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3. Identify the correct sequence of the establishment of steel plants in India from the earliest to the latest–
(A) Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Vishakhapatnam, Bhilai (B) Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Bokaro, Vishakhapatnam
(C) Bhilai, Jamshedpur, Vishakhapatnam, Bokaro (D) Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Bhilai, Vishakhapatnam
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4. Mist is a result of which one of the following–
(A) Condensation (B) Evaporation
(C) Sublimation (D) Saturation
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5. ………. was the first complete Commercial Bank of India–
(A) Oudh Commercial Bank (B) Dena Bank
(C) Imperial Bank (D) Presidency Bank
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6. The type of unemployment mostly found in India can be characterised as–
(A) structural (B) frictional
(C) cyclical (D) disguised
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7. The rainfall distribution pattern over the Ganga basin decreases from the–
(A) West to East and North to South (B) East to West and North to South
(C) West to East and South to North (D) East to West and South to North
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8. Which one of the following sets of States does not receive most of its rainfall from South-West monsoon during the months of June to September?
(A) Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat (B) Asom and Karnataka
(C) Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan (D) Tamil Nadu and Jammu and Kashmir
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9. Which one of the following temples was not built by Narasimha Varman II?
(A) Shore temple at Mamallapuram (B) Airavateshvara temple at Kanchipuram
(C) Shiva temple at Panamalai (D) Varaha temple at Mamallapuram
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10. There are only two known examples of cave paintings of the Gupta period in ancient India. One of these is paintings of Ajanta caves. Where is the other surviving example of Gupta paintings?
(A) Bagh caves (B) Ellora caves
(C) Lomas Rishi cave (D) Nasik caves
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11. Augusta and Atlanta, the two important cotton textile centres are located in–
(A) South Carolina (B) Massachusets
(C) North Carolina (D) Georgia
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12. "A Shot at History-My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold" an autobiography of Abhinav Bindra is co-authored by–
(A) Mark Twain (B) Kiran Bedi
(C) Rohit Brijnath (D) Ved Marwah
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13. Which one of the following layers of the atmosphere contains water vapour and dust particles?
(A) Ionosphere (B) Mesosphere
(C) Stratosphere (D) Troposphere
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14. Which of the following were the watch words of the French Revolution?
(A) Right, Liberty and Equality (B) Liberty, Equality and Justice
(C) Liberty, Equality and Fraternity (D) Rights, Equality and Justice
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15. Which of the following is correctly matched?
(A) The Adhai-din ka Jhopra : Ajmer (B) Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Balban : Mehrauli
(C) Tomb of Hazrat Nizamuddin : Delhi Aulia (D) All of the above
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16. The first dynasty of the Vijayanagar Kingdom was–
(A) Hoysala (B) Sangama
(C) Saluva (D) Tuluva
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17. Malik Kafur was whose General?
(A) Balban (B) Alauddin Khilji
(C) Muhammed bin Tughlaq (D) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
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18. Vermicompost is a/an–
(A) inorganic fertilizer (B) toxic substance
(C) organic bio fertilizer (D) synthetic fertilizer
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19. Because of which one of the following factors, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?
(A) Low pressure (B) Low humidity
(C) High wind velocity (D) High temperature .
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20. Unemployment which occurs when workers move from one job to another job is known as–
(A) seasonal unemployment (B) frictional unemployment
(C) cyclical unemployment (D) technological unemployment
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21. Poverty gap is–
(A) the difference between poverty line and actual income levels of all those living below that line
(B) gap between developed and developing nations
(C) gap between the rich and the poor
(D) gap between infrastructural facilities in developed and developing nations
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22. A major part of fresh water fish is caught in–
(A) Eastern and Southern Asia (B) Western Africa
(C) South America (D) Western Europe
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23. From the AD third century when the Hun invasion ended the Roman Empire, the Indian merchants relied more and more on the–
(A) African trade (B) West-European trade
(C) South-East Asian trade (D) Middle-Eastern trade
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24. Which one among the following chemicals/hormones can be used to overcome the genetic dwarfness?
(A) Auxin (B) Gibberellin
(C) Ethylene (D) Cytokinin
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25. In the Delhi sultanat, an administrative unit called 'Paragana' was headed by an official known as–
(A) Shiqdar (B) Barid
(C) Ariz (D) Amil
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