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GK Practice Test - 17
1. The first session of the ConstituteAssembly was held in–
(A) New Delhi (B) Mumbai
(C) Kolkata (D) Lahore
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2. Since when the Governor General came to be called the Viceroy of India–
(A) The Act of 1858 (B) The Act of 1853
(C) The Act of 1861 (D) The Act of 1892
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3. Bamboo and pine trees are generally found in which one of the following types of climates?
(A) Taiga (B) Tropical monsoon
(C) Mediterranean (D) Savanna
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4. The transition zone between two Ecosystems is–
(A) biome (B) biotope
(C) ecotone (D) sere
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5. Who has presented the Union Budget of India maximum number of times?
(A) Choudhary Charan Singh (B) Pranab Mukherjee
(C) VP Singh (D) Morarji Desai
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6. The separate presentation of Railway Budget and the General Budget began since–
(A) 1923 (B) 1947
(C) 1952 (D) 1977
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7. Who was the founder of All Indian Harijan Sangha in 1932?
(A) MK Gandhi (B) BR Ambedkar
(C) Jagjivan Ram (D) Vinoba Bhave
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8. Which one of the following aroused a wave of popular indignation that led to the massacre by the British at Jallianwala Bagh?
(A) The Arms Act (B) The Public Safety Act
(C) The Rowlatt Act (D) The Vernacular Press Act
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9. The French lady Christine Lagarde has been appointed as the managing director of–
(A) IMF (B) World Bank
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10. The Harappans had developed script and knew writing which is proved by–
(A) complex system of governance and town-planning (B) remarkable uniformity of weights and measures
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) their developed science and technology
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11. What does Baudhayan theorem (Baudhayan Sulva Sutra) relate to?
(A) Lengths of sides of a right-angled triangle (B) Calculation of the value of pi
(C) Logarithmic calculations (D) Normal distribution curve
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12. Which among the following is the major item of export from Paradeep Port?
(A) Rice (B) Tea
(C) Fish (D) Iron ore
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13. A geostationary satellite–
(A) revolves about the polar axis (B) has a time period less than that of the near earth satellite
(C) moves faster than a near earth satellite (D) is a stationary in the space
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14. In the electric supply lines in India, which parameter is kept constant?
(A) Current (B) Voltage
(C) Power (D) Frequency
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15. Which one of the following is used to determine the age of human fossils?
(A) Density determination of fossil (B) Softness of the fossil
(C) Radio-carbon dating (D) Water content of the fossil
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16. JVP Committee consisted of the following–
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel, Rajendra Prasad
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel, Pattabhi Sitaram mayya
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru, V P Singh, Purushottamala Tandon
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru, V P Singh, Pattabhi Sitaramayya
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17. What was the purpose with which Wedderburm and Caine had set up the Indian Parliamentary Committee in 1893?
(A) To agitate for Indian political reforms in the House of Commons
(B) To campaign for the entry of Indians into the Imperial Judiciary
(C) To facilitate a discussion on India's independence in British Parliament
(D) To agitate for the entry of eminent Indians into the British Parliament
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18. The nationalist demand of a Constituent Assembly was for the first time conceded by the British Government, though indirectly and with reservations in the–
(A) Cripps proposals (B) August offer
(C) Cabinet Mission Plan (D) Government of India Act, 1935
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19. Which one of the following sets of biomes represent the right sequence in terms of increasing water deficiency?
(A) Tropical scrub, tropical savanna, desert
(B) Tropical savanna, midlatitude grassland, desert
(C) Mediterranean woodland, midlatitude grassland, midlatitude deciduous forest
(D) Desert, tropical savanna, tropical scrub
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20. Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?
(A) Carbon dioxide (B) Methane
(C) Nitrous oxide (D) Argon
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21. Currency notes and coins of one rupee and lower denominations are issued by the–
(A) SBI (B) Government of India
(C) RBI (D) Ministry of Finance
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22. Who prints arid supplies the currency notes in India?
(A) Security Press, Noida (B) Security Press, Mumbai
(C) RBI, Delhi (D) Security Press, Nasik
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23. The main focus area of the Rigvedic culture was–
(A) the Indo Gangetic valley (B) the Punjab and Delhi region
(C) the Indus valley (D) the region between the Swat and the Indus
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24. Nivi, Paridhan and Adhivasa were the–
(A) different types of garments of the Aryans (B) government officials of the Aryan kings
(C) tribal people of ancient India (D) musical instruments of ancient Indians
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25. According to the provisions of the Constitution, the administrative control (posting, promotion, leave etc) over the district courts and other subordinate Courts, shall be vested in the–
(A) Governor of the State (B) Council of Ministers
(C) High Court (D) Ministry of Justice
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