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1. Which of the following is not correct?
(A) Tenth Plan (2002-07) (B) Third Plan (1966-71)
(C) First Plan (1951-56) (D) Sixth Plan (1980-85)
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2. Which one among the following is a primary rock?
(A) Sedimentary (B) Igneous
(C) Metamorphic (D) None of these
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3. The correct sequence in descending order of the given industries in terms of consumption of coal in India is–
(A) iron and steel, cement, textile, thermal power (B) thermal power, textile, iron and steel, cement
(C) iron and steel, thermal power, cement, textile (D) thermal power, iron and steel, cement, textile
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4. Which of the following terms used in Vijayanagar empire is correctly matched?
(A) Kalvinaikuddi : Hired labour (B) Kudi : Farm hands
(C) Varam : System of sharing of agricultural income between the landlord and the tenant (D) All of the above
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5. Who among the following appointed Ibn Batuta as the Chief Qazi of Delhi?
(A) Ghiyas-ud-din Balban (B) Alauddin Khilji
(C) Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq (D) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
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6. The magnum opus in the art of temple architecture of Vijayanagar was the temple of–
(A) Vitthalaswami (B) Pampapati
(C) Lepakshi (D) Srirangam-
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7. In the context of which one of the following is 'Doha Round' mentioned frequently in news?
(A) Global climate change (B) Global economic recession
(C) Global trades (D) Global terrorism
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8. The Basque separatist organization is active in–
(A) Russia (B) Cyprus
(C) Portugal (D) Spain
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9. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development is also known as–
(A) Credit Bank (B) Exim Bank
(C) World Bank (D) Asian Bank
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10. Goa was captured by the Portuguese in–
(A) AD 1470 (B) AD 1510
(C) AD 1570 (D) AD 1610
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11. Who laid the foundation of Portuguese power in India?
(A) Vasco da Gama (B) Bartholomew Dias
(C) Alfonso de Albuquerque (D) None of the above
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12. The final defeat of the Maratha Confederacy came during the time of–
(A) Wellesley (C) Hastings
(B) Minto (D) Cornwallis
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13. What is the graphical representation of an application?
(A) Windows 95 (B) Windows explorer
(C) Icon (D) Menu
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14. In which country is Bandung, where the conference of African and Asian nations was held which decided to establishing Non-Aligned Movement (NAM); situated?
(A) Thailand (B) Egypt
(C) Indonesia (D) Philippines
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15. The process of budget making after re-evaluating every item of expenditure in every financial year is known as–
(A) Zero Based Budgeting (B) Deficit Budgeting
(C) Fresh Budgeting (D) Performance Budgeting
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16. For which period was the Rolling Plan made?
(A) 1978-1983 (B) 1980-1985
(C) 1950-1953 (D) 1965-1968
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17. Which one of the following ores is abundant in the region of Balaghat-Bhandara-Nagpur?
(A) Iron (B) Manganese
(C) Mica (D) Bauxite
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18. The power plant at Manikaran based on geothermal energy is in the state of–
(A) Arunachal Pradesh (B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Jammu and Kashmir (D) Uttaranchal
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19. Who among the following was the first Governor-General of Bengal?
(A) Robert Clive (B) William Bentinck
(C) Marquess Wellesley (D) Warren Hastings
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20. Who among the following finally removed the Maratha Peshwa from his position, captured his territories and sent him off to a distant place?
(A) Wellesley (B) Cornwallis
(C) Dalhousie (D) Hastings
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21. Who drafted the Constitution of Muslim League, 'The Green Book'?
(A) Rahamat Ali (B) Mohammad Iqbal
(C) Mohammad Ali Jinnah (D) Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar
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22. Where is the Central Rice Research Institute located?
(A) Bengaluru (B) Kanpur
(C) Coimbatore (D) Cuttuck
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23. Which one of the following is not an official language of the United Nations?
(A) Arabic (B) Chinese
(C) Portuguese (D) Spanish
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24. In which one of the following States of India is the Pemayangtse Monastery situated?
(A) Nagaland (B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Sikkim (D) Arunachal Pradesh
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25. In India, the interest rate on savings accounts in all the nationalized commercial banks is fixed by–
(A) Union Ministry of Finance (B) Union Finance Commission
(C) Indian Bank's Association (D) None of the above
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