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GK Practice Test - 10
1. lf a man is starving and also without beverages, there will be–
(A) more urea in blood (B) less urea in blood
(C) more uric acid in blood (D) less urea in urine
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2. Which among the following is the first hormone produced by genetic engineering?
(A) Insulin (B) Corticol
(C) Thyroxine (D) Testosterone
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3. The Contingency Fund of India was created–
(A) by the Constitution (B) through an act of Parliament in 1950
(C) in terms of the Indian Independence Act, 1947 (D) through a presidential order in 1952
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4. The special status of Jammu and Kashmir implies that the state has–
(A) separate defence forces (B) a separate constitution
(C) a separate judiciary (D) All of the above
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5. The Badami rock inscription of Pulakesin Ist is dated in the Saka year 465. If the same were to be dated to Vikrama Samvat, the year would be–
(A) 601 (B) 300
(C) 330 (D) 407
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6. Which one of the following regions is culturally closer to India but ethnically closer to China?
(A) Central Asia (B) West Asia
(C) Polynesia (D) South-East Asia
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7. Which one of the following is the capital of Cambodia?
(A) Ho Chi Minh City (B) Hanoi
(C) Semarang (D) Phnom Penh
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8. The preparation of the Annual Financial Statement/Budget is mentioned in _____ Article of the Constitution of India.
(A) 112 (B) 203
(C) 420 (D) 114
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9. Who presented the first Union Budget of Independent India?
(A) Morarji Desai (B) John Mathai
(C) TT Krishnamachari (D) RK Shanmukham Chetty
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10. The famous image of Vagdevi which is the insignia of the Jnanpith Award, is associated with the king–
(A) Bhoja (Parnlara) (B) Vigraharaja IV (Chauhan)
(C) Kumar Pala (Chalukya) (D) Vidya Dhar (Chandela)
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11. Which of the following was not one of the feudal obligations of the feudatories to the overlord?
(A) Attendance at court and payment of tribute to the overlord
(B) For smaller feudatories, permission from the king for any changes in the administration of their property
(C) Maintenance of a specified number of troops and payment of tribute to the king
(D) Permission of the king for matrimonial alliances
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12. Who among the following was never a Deputy Prime Minister of India?
(A) Devi Lal (B) GL Nanda
(C) LK Advani (D) Y B Chavan
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13. Who among the following gave asylum to Zoroastrians who fled by sea and by the coastal route from Persia to Western India in the early 8th century?
(A) Chalukyas (B) Cholas
(C) Hoysalas (D) Rashtrakutas
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14. Which one of the following titles was not used by the feudatories of the period?
(A) Panchamahasabda (B) Mahamandalesvara
(C) Mandalika (D) Mahasamanta
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15. The Gulf of Mannar is situated along the coast of–
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka (D) Andhra Pradesh
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16. The common mode of action of most insecticide is through the attack on–
(A) Reproductive system (B) Muscular system
(C) Respiratory system (D) Neural junctions
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17. The method of reproduction of new plants by cells instead of seed is known as–
(A) tissue culture (B) mutation
(C) antibiosis (D) recombination
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18. During the programme of "Operation Flood I" Four Mother Dairies were established at–
(A) Bombay, Jaipur, Lucknow Ludhiana (B) Bombay, Madras, Culcutta, New Delhi
(C) Madras, Ahmedabad, Culcutta, New Delhi (D) Jaipur, Lucknow, Hissar, Hyderabad
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19. The three tier system of Panchayats–
(A) is uniformly applicable to all states
(B) is applicable only to states with population above 50 lakh
(C) need not be strictly followed in states with population below 20 lakh
(D) has been replaced with a four tier one
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20. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats?
(A) Article 19 (B) Article 21
(C) Article 40 (D) Article 246
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21. The tenure of Gram Pahnchayat and Nagarpalika shall be for–
(A) three years (B) four years
(C) five years unless dissolved earlier (D) co-extensive with the term of Legislative Assembly
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22. The region with grasslands, extensive rolling plains, dull uniformity and monotony of scene, no trees, extreme cold and dryness in winter, can be described as having–
(A) Steppe type of climate (B) Tundra type of climate
(C) China type of climate (D) Warm Temperate Eastern Margin type of climate
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23. A region with summer temperature of 20°C, winter temperature of –15°C, annual rainfall of about 50 cm, mainly in spring and early summer and coniferous vegetation would lie in the–
(A) cool temperature marginal type environment (B) prairie type environment
(C) Cool temperature central or Siberian type environment (D) Manchurian type environment
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24. The New National Food Security Mission (NFSM) aims at ensuring adequate supply of–
(A) rice, wheat, pulses (B) rice, cereals, wheat
(C) wheat, cereals, pulses (D) rice, cereals, pulses
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25. Indian production of tea in the world stands at–
(A) second (B) third
(C) fourth (D) first
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