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GK Practice Test - 9
1. National Rural Livelihood Mission was initiated from the city of–
(A) Kottayam (B) Banswada
(C) Kota (D) None of these
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2. It was aimed at stabilisation of Indian economy and was macro level in nature. It included liberalization and deregulation of industry, financial sector reforms and taxation reforms in India–
What is the above passage referring to?
(A) First Generation Reforms (B) Second Generation Reforms
(C) Look-East Policy (D) Green Revolution
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3. Gandhi undertook the longest nation wide tour of his life known as the–
(A) Dandi March (B) Harijan Yatra
(C) Non-Cooperation March (D) Anti-Rowlatt Act Campaign
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4. Simon Commission of 1927 was boycotted because–
(A) there was no Indian Member in the Commission
(B) it supported the Muslim League
(C) Congress felt that the people of India are entitled to Swaraj
(D) there were differences among the members
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5. Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon at which one of the following places?
(A) Kushinagar (B) Sarnath
(C) Bodh Gaya (D) Lumbini
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6. At Kalibangan a ploughed field showing furrows in two directions cutting each other at right angles shows that–
(A) it was meant for single crop pattern (B) it was mainly for planting trees
(C) it was a method of cropping two different plants on the same field (D) it was meant for crop rotation
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7. A Harappan site being surrounded by flood barriers in order to protect it with the aid of UNESCO funds is–
(A) Mohenjodaro (B) Dholavira
(C) Lothal (D) Rakhigarhi
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8. For which one of the following is Satara well known?
(A) Thermal Power Plant (B) Wind Energy Plant
(C) Hydro-electric Plant (D) Nuclear Power Plant
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9. Which one among the given hormones is jocularly termed as a "jack-of-all-trade"?
(A) Prolactin (B) Renin
(C) Thyroxine (D) Parathormone
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10. Ecdysone is secreted by–
(A) moluscs (B) birds
(C) reptiles (D) insects
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11. In human body, the pancreas secretes its enzymes into which one of the following?
(A) Stomach (B) Ileum
(C) Jejunum (D) Duodenum
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12. The family court decides disputes relating to–
(A) domestic violence (B) marriage affairs
(C) property matters (D) consumer affairs
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13. The North Eastern Council, established in 1972, includes the following–
(A) Asom (B) Mizoram
(C) Nagaland (D) All of these
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14. Money can be spent out of the Consolidated Fund of India–
(A) with the approval of the President (B) with the approval of the Parliament
(C) with the approval of the Comptroller and Auditor General (D) with the approval of all the above authorities
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15. Which one of the following countries does not have a border with China?
(A) Myanmar (B) Afghanistan
(C) Thailand (D) Kazakhstan
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16. In a significant climate responsive project, in which one of the following places recently an abandoned thermal power plant has been converted into a mega solar power generating station which poised to give a huge fillip to India's is renewable energy ambition?
(A) Talcher (Odisha) (B) Namrup (Asom)
(C) Jamuria (Paschim Banga) (D) Jaisalmer (Rajasthan)
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17. The first Chairman of Disinvestment Commission was–
(A) GV Ramkrishna (B) Madhu Dandavate
(C) C Rangarajan (D) Indira Gandhi
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18. In the year 1992, _____ was constituted for rehabilitation of displaced labourers of sick industrial units who were affected due to industrial modernization and technology development.
(A) ILO (B) Indian Labour Union
(C) NTPC (D) National Renewal Fund
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19. At which of the following Harappan sites has been found a vase depicting the folk tale the "Thirsty crow"?
(A) Surkotda (B) Lothal
(C) Dholavira (D) Banawali
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20. The first metal most widely used by the Indus Valley People was–
(A) Copper (B) Bronze
(C) Gold and Silver (D) Tin
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21. Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great?
(A) Bimbisara (B) Chandragupta Maurya
(C) Ashoka (D) Pushyamitra Sunga
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22. Which of these settlements witnessed the first introduction of iron before the end of 2nd millenium– (2000 to 1000) BC?
(A) Nausharo (B) Pirak
(C) Atranjikheda (D) Derawer
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23. One consistent feature found in the history of Southern India was the growth of small regional kingdoms rather than large empires because of–
(A) the absence of minerals like iron (B) too many divisions in the social structure
(C) the absence of vast areas of fertile land (D) the scarcity of manpower
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24. Which one of the following statements is correct?
Deccan Odyseey is
(A) a book on Chhatrapati Shivaji
(B) a warship recently acquired by the Indian Navy
(C) a recently started air service between Mumbai and Colombo
(D) a luxury train which travels through Maharashtra and includes Goa in its Journey
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25. Which one among the following amino acids is the last entry in "magic-20"s?
(A) Serine (B) Histidine
(C) Proline (D) Asparagine
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