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General Awareness Quiz 4

1. The objective of the new policy of' Council entry' proposed by the Swarajists was–
(A) to give a trial to the Government of India Act, 1919
(B) to wreck the reforms from within by "uniform, consistent and continuous obstruction"
(C) to provide better and efficient administration
(D) to expose the "no changers"
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2. The Ravva offshore block, with great potential for oil, is located in–
(A) Krishna-Godavari Basin (B) Cauveri Basin
(C) Mahanadi Basin (D) Palar-Pennar Basin
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3. The organ of the corti is found in which part of the human body?
(A) Internal ear (B) Middle ear
(C) External ear (D) None of these
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4. The function of antennae found in cockroach is–
(A) gustatory receptor (B) olfactory receptor
(C) tactile and sensory receptor (D) auditory receptor
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5. Which of the following hormones is involved in the formation and maturation of RBCs?
(A) Estrone (B) Erythropoietin
(C) Thyroxine (D) Parathormone
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6. Which one of the following is an issue about which a Governor cannot make a recommendation to the President?
(A) Dismissal of the State Council of Ministers
(B) Removal of the Judges of the High Court
(C) Dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly
(D) Declaration of breakdown of the constitutional machinery in the State
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7. The Governor of which State has been vested with special powers regarding scheduled tribal areas?
(A) Arunachal Pradesh (B) Asom
(C) Maharashtra (D) Pachim Banga
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8. The State of Jammu and Kashmir was accorded special status under–
(A) Article 356 of the Constitution (B) Article 370 of the Constitution
(C) Articles 356 and 370 of the Constitution (D) None of the above
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9. Which one of the following countries is the largest producer of fuel wood in the world?
(A) Indonesia (B) Russia
(C) India (D) China
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10. About two-thirds of Canada's population is concentrated in the St Lawrence basin and Ontario peninsula on account of–
(A) their closeness to the US border (B) history of settlement
(C) concentration of economic activities and facility of transport (D) their easy accessibility to Western Europe
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11. The Hunter Commission was appointed after the–
(A) Black-hole incident (B) Jallianwala Bagh massacre
(C) Uprising of 1857 (D) Partition of Bengal
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12. Planning in India drew on–
(A) the New Economic Programme of Lenin (B) the Fabian Socialism of Sidney and Beatrice Web
(C) the British welfare mechanism (D) new democratic development packages
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13. Who was Paul Samuelson?
(A) First American to win Nobel in Economics (B) Legendary politician of USA
(C) Noted journalist (D) All of the above
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14. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) The statue of Gomateshwara at Sravanabelagola represents the last Tirthankara of Jains
(B) India's largest Buddhist monastery is in Arunachal Pradesh
(C) The Khajuraho temples were built under Chandela kings
(D) The Hoysalesvara temple is dedicated to Siva
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15. Who among the following was the first Law Minister of India?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru (B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Dr BR Ambedkar (D) T Krishnamachari
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16. Where were the Ghadar revolutionaries, who became active during the outbreak of the World War I based?
(A) Central America (B) North America
(C) West America (D) South America
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17. With which religion is Kaivalya associated?
(A) Buddhism (B) Jainism
(C) Hiduism (D) Sikhism
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18. India is comparatively not rich in which one of the following minerals compared to the other three?
(A) Bauxite (B) Copper
(C) Iron (D) Manganese
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19. Round dance of honey bee is mainly used to pass the information when–
(A) source of food is near the hive (B) source of food is far away from the hive
(C) source of enemy is detected (D) None of the above
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20. Yellow cells or chloragogen cells surrounding the intestine of Earthworm performs the function of–
(A) respiration (B) reproduction
(C) excretion (D) secretion
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21. The plasma membrane of animal cells is highly elastic. It is mainly due to the presence of–
(A) carbohydrates (B) proteins
(C) lipids (D) nucleic acids
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22. Which one of the following is the function of the Finance Commission?
(A) Preparation of the Central Budget
(B) Assessing income tax proceeds
(C) Determining the principles governing grants-in-aid to states
(D) Exercising control over government expenditures
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23. Which one of the following statements about Comptroller and Auditor General of India is not correct?
(A) He has no direct access to the Parliament and no minister can represent him
(B) His salary and emoluments are chargeable on the Consolidated Fund of India
(C) He cannot disallow any expenditure which in his opinion violates the constitution
(D) He has been debarred from holding any office of profit under the Union or State Governments after his retirement
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24. Administrative Tribunals in India cannot undermine the rule of law because they–
(A) dispense quick and cheap justice (B) are manned by senior bureaucrats
(C) devise their own flexible procedures (D) are regulated by the Act of Parliament
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25. From East to West, which one of the following sequence of cities of Canada is correct?
(A) Quebec - Montreal - Ottawa - Toronto (B) Montreal-Quebec - Ottawa - Toronto
(C) Quebec - Montreal - Toronto - Ottawa (D) Montreal-Quebec - Toronto - Ottawa
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