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1. Who among the following was the first Muslim Military Commander who annexed Bihar and Bengal by overthrowing the Sena dynasty?
(A) Mahmud Gawan (B) Bakhtiyar Khilji
(C) Adil Shahi (D) Shams-ud-din
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2. The Presidency of the Security Council of the United Nations is alternated every–
(A) month (B) six months
(C) year (D) two years
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3. Which one of the following is a member of OPEC?
(A) Vietnam (B) Philippines
(C) Laos (D) Indonesia
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4. The UN Charter was signed in–
(A) San Francisco (B) New York
(C) The Hague (D) Paris
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5. Guano is a unique fertilizer product of–
(A) Atacama (B) Grand Banks
(C) Paraguay (D) Coastal areas and islands of Peru
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6. The English Governor in India who was expelled by Aurangzeb was–
(A) Aungier (B) Sir John Child
(C) Sir John Gayer (D) Sir Nicholas Waite
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7. The Baglihar Hydropower Project, very frequently in the news, is located on which one of the following rivers?
(A) Beas (B) Chenab
(C) Ravi (D) Sutlej
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8. Which one of the following rivers originates in Brahmagiri range of Western Ghats?
(A) Pennar (B) Cauveri
(C) Krishna (D) Tapti
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9. Which one of the following is the world's largest drainage basin?
(A) Ganga basin (B) Amazon basin
(C) Nile basin (D) Red basin
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10. Atropine used for the dilation of eyes pupil in eye testing is obtained from–
(A) Neem (B) Acacia
(C) Cinchona (D) Bellodona
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11. Commercially used cotton fibre is a part of–
(A) Fruit (B) Embryo
(C) Seed (D) Seed coat
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12. Narsimham Committee recommendations are regarding which sector?
(A) Banking (B) Industries
(C) Rural (D) Service
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13. Which one of the following is categoriesed as millet?
(A) Wheat (B) Rice
(C) Sorghum (D) Maize
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14. Kuroshio is a warm ocean current which runs from–
(A) Philippines to Japan (B) Indonesia to Philippines
(C) Japan to China (D) Sri Lanka to Indonesia
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15. With reference to India, which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) IPCL is India' 5 largest petrochemical company
(B) RIL is the largest private sector company in India
(C) MTNL is listed on NYSE
(D) BSNL is the first telecom service organization in India to launch a nation wide cellular service at one time
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16. Who among the following served as the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund?
(A) Ashok Lahiri (B) Sumantra Ghoshal
(C) Saumitra Chaudhuri (D) Raghuram Rajan
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17. Who was Francisco De Almeida?
(A) Dutch Viceroy in India (B) Portuguese Viceroy in India
(C) French Viceroy in India (D) English Viceroy in India
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18. Which one of the following personalities is not associated with the repair of Sudarshan lake during Gupta period?
(A) Skandgupta (B) Parnadatta
(C) Chakrapalita (D) Nandana
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19. India is not a member of–
(C) Antarctic Treaty (D) Colombo Plan
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20. Consider the following paragraph and identify with the help of the code given below the Church referred to therein Considered as one of the best examples of baroque architecture in India, this World Heritage Monument is dedicated to Infant Jesus. It houses the sacred relics of St Francis Xavier, the patron saint, who died in the year 1552–
(A) Santa Cruz Basilica (B) St Francis Church
(C) Church of the Holy Cross (D) Basilica of Born Jesus
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21. In which one of the following films did the Nobel Laureate Pearl S Buck collaborate?
(A) Shatranj Ke Khilari (B) Guide
(C) Lawrence of Arabia (D) Titanic
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22. Which one of the following submitted in 1875 a petition to the House of Commons demanding India's direct representation in the British Parliament?
(A) The Deccan Association (B) The Indian Association
(C) The Madras Mahajan Sabha (D) The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha
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23. Which one of the following associations was organised by Dadabhai Naoroji, The Grand Old Man of India'–
(A) The East India Association, 1866 (B) The Poona Sarvajanik Sabha, 1870
(C) The Bombay Presidency Association, 1885 (D) The Indian National Conference, 1883.
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24. The longest serving Governor of the RBI is–
(A) Benegal Rama Rau (B) Y V Reddy
(C) D Subba Rao (D) Manmohan Singh
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25. Where do the Sahariya tribals, who were recently in the news, live?
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Asom
(C) Rajasthan (D) Odisha
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