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Organization Name: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)
Post Name: PCS Lower Subordinate Prelim
Exam Date: 17th January 2016
Exam Type: Multiple Choice
Total Post: 490
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  1. The writer of Indian National Movement: The Long-Term Dynamics is
    (a) Satish Chandra
    (b) Bipan Chandra
    (c) Tarachand
    (d) Sumit Sarkar
  2. In how many provinces was the Congress Ministry formed in the election of the year 1937?
    (a) 11
    (b) 9
    (c) 6
    (d) 3
  3. Who among the following presided over the first annual meeting of the Indian National Congress?
    (a) A.O. Hume
    (b) Dadabhai Naoroji
    (c) S.N. Banerjee
    (d) W.C. Banerjee
  4. Who among the following famous reformers wrote the books, jnyana Toga, Karma, Yoga and Raja Yoga?
    (a) Swami Vivekananda
    (b) Ranade
    (c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
    (d) Ramakrishna Paramahansa
  5. In which of the following States is Periya Wildlife Sanctuary located?
    (a) Kerala
    (b) Tamil Nadu
    (c) Karnataka
    (d) Telangana
  6. Which one of the following is located in Baster region of Chhattisgarh?
    (a) Rajaji National Park
    (b) Indravati National Park
    (c) Bandhavgarh National Park
    (d) Balphakram National Park
  7. On which of the following river delta are mangrove forests found?
    (1) Narmada
    (2) Subarnarekha
    (3) Krishna
    (4) Ganga
    Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.
    (a) 1 and 3
    (b) 3 and 4
    (c) 2 and 4
    (d) 1, 3 and 4
  8. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
    List –I                                   List –Ii
    (Wildlife Sanctuary)         (State)
    Namdapha                     1. Karnataka
    B. Bandipur                         2. Arunachal Pradesh
    C. Periyar                             3. Manipur
    D. Lamjao                            4. Kerala
    (a) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
    (b) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
    (c) A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
    (d) A-2, B-4, C-3, D-1
  9. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
    (a) Midnapur Canal: Kangasbati River (Kasai)
    (b) Tawa Project: Krishna River
    (c) Mettur Dam: Kaveri River
    (d) Ukai Project : Tapi River
  10. Pithampur in Madhya Pradesh is known for
    (a) Paper
    (b) jute
    (c) automobile
    (d) aluminium
  11. Which of the following State is the largest producer of asbestos in India?
    (a) Madhya Pradesh
    (b) Bihar
    (c) Karnataka
    (d) Rajasthan
  12. Given below are two statements. One is Assertion (A) and the other is Reason (R):
    Assertion (A):
    One of the major source of irrigation in Peninsular India is tank.
    Reason (R):
    Most of the rivers in Peninsular region are seasonal.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.(a) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) explains (A)
    (b) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) does not explain (A)
    (c) (A) is correct but (R) is false
    (d) (A) is false but (R) is correct
  13. According to Census-2011, the number of ‘milionary cities’ in Uttar Pradesh is
    (a) 5
    (b) 7
    (c) 10
    (d) 11
  14. Where is the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) located?
    (a) Hyderabad
    (b) Bengaluru
    (c) Dehra Dun
    (d) Ahmedabad
  15. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
    List-I List-II
    (City)                                    (River)
    London                            1. Rhine
    B. Antwerp                          2. Scheldt
    C. Rotterdam                     3. Thames
    D. Hamburg                        4. Elbe
    (a) A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1
    (b) A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
    (c) A-3, B-1, C-2, D-4
    (d) A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4
  16. Which of the following rivers crosses the Equator twice?
    (a) Zaire
    (b) Niger
    (c) Nile
    (d) Amazon
  17. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
    List-I List-II
    (Country)                            (Capital)
    Palestine                         1. Nicosia
    B. Kosovo                            2. Taipei
    C. Turkish Cyprus             3. Ramallah
    D. Taiwan                            4. Pristine
    (a) A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
    (b) A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
    (c) A-1, B-2, C-4, D-3
    (d) A-4, B01, C-3, D-2
  18. Which of the following countries start fifth in terms of total area as well as to population in the world (2014)?
    (a) Argentina
    (b) India
    (c) Brazil
    (d) Australia
  19. Which of the following countries has the highest per hectare production (2014) of cotton in the world?
    (a) Israel
    (b) Mexico
    (c) Pakistan
    (d) Australia
  20. Which of the following is the busiest port of Japan?
    (a) Yokohama
    (b) Hiroshima
    (c) Hitachi
    (d) Kagoshima
  21. Chisapani Gorge is located in
    (a) India
    (b) Nepal
    (c) Bangladesh
    (d) Pakistan
  22. Which of the following islands are known as ‘Sheep Islands’?
    (a) Canary Islands
    (b) Madeira Islands
    (c) Faroe Islands
    (d) Wellington Islands
  23. Water and sewerage provision of the Smart Cities Mission will be financed by revenue from
    (a) Entertainment Tax
    (b) Octroi and Entry Tax
    (c) Education Tax
    (d) Property Tax
  24. Which of the following is India’s largest e-commerce company?
    (a) Flipkart
    (b) Jabong
    (c) Mjunction
    (d) Bharti Airtel
  25. In the year 2014, out of 186 countries of the world, India’s rank in Human Development Index was
    (a) 138th
    (b) 135th
    (c) 134th
    (d) 130th
  26. Consider the following related to causes of urbanization:
    High rate of migration from rural to urban areas
    2. Increasing number of educational institutions in cities
    3. High standard of living in rural areas
    Which of the above are correct?
    (a) 1 and 3
    (b) 2 and 3
    (c) 1 and 3
    (d) 1, 2 and 3
  27. Which one of the following is not correct about NITI Aayog?
    (a) It was set up to replace the Planning Commission
    (b) It has a full-time Chairman
    (c) It was set up in January 2015
    (d) It is based on the principle of cooperative federalism
  28. In the year 2013-14, the largest source of tax revenue of the Union Government was
    (a) Union Excise Duties
    (b) Customs Duties
    (c) Corporate Tax
    (d) Income Tax
  29. According to Census-2011, the largest proportion of rural population is found in the State of
    (a) Bihar
    (b) Rajasthan
    (c) Madhya Pradesh
    (d) Himachal Pradesh
  30. In which of the following State was infant mortality rate the lowest as per Census-2011?
    (a) Tamil Nadu
    (b) Punjab
    (c) Kerala
    (d) Karnataka
  31. In which State is India’s first railway line being, built under ‘Public-Private Partnership’ model?
    (a) Rajasthan
    (b) Madhya Pradesh
    (c) Maharashtra
    (d) Gujarat
  32. The Government of India has established National handicapped Finance Corporation under which of the following Ministries?
    (a) The Ministry of Human Resource Development
    (b) The Ministry of Rural Development
    (c) The Ministry of Women and Child Development
    (d) The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  33. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited Launched a Thermal Power Station on August 8, 2015 at
    (a) Ranchi, Jharkhand
    (b) Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh
    (c) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
    (d) Vindyachal, Uttar Pradesh
  34. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) between India and America became operative from
    (a) 1st October 2015
    (b) 2nd October 2015
    (c) 30th September 2015
    (d) 30th October 2015
  35. When did India become a member of the International Monetary Fund?
    (a) 1952
    (b) 1950
    (c) 1947
    (d) 1945
  36. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana has been launched for
    (a) rural education
    (b) rural sanitation
    (c) rural health
    (d) rural empowerment
  37. Who among the following persons gave the concept of ‘Missing Women’?
    (a) Helen Keller
    (b) Emma Watson
    (c) Medha Watson
    (d) Amartya Sen
  38. Which of the following organizations calls Indian economic growth as ‘Jobless’, ‘Rootless’, ‘Ruthless’, ‘Voiceless’ and ‘Futureless’?
    (a) IMF
    (b) World Bank
    (c) UNDP
    (d) WTO
  39. Who among the following has not been the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission in India?
    (a) Dr. Manmohan Singh
    (b) Pranab Mukherjee
    (c) P. Chindambaram
    (d) Montek S. Ahluwalia
  40. Which one among the following indexes for most suitable to asscss the intensity of poverty in India?
    (a) Human Development Index
    (b) Gender Inequality Index
    (c) Human Poverty Index
    (d) Multidimensional Poverty Index
  41. Central Government imposed a cess for ‘Swachh Bharat’ on November 6, 2015, The rate of this cess is
    (a) 0.20 percent
    (b) 0.25 percent
    (c) 0.05 percent
    (d) 0.50 percent
  42. Who among the following is the legal adviser of a State Government?
    (a) The Advocate General
    (b) The Attorney General
    (c) The Solicitor General
    (d) The Comptroller and Auditor General
  43. The provision for the representation of Anglo-Indian Community in the Legislative Assemblies of the State
    (a) Article 330
    (b) Article 331
    (c) Article 332
    (d) Article 333
  44. The framers of the Constitution of India borrowed the concept of the Concurrent List decribed in the Seventh Schedule from the Constitution of
    (a) Canada
    (b) Australia
    (c) Italy
    (d) South Africa
  45. ‘Gram Sabha’ means
    (a) persons of the territorial area of Panchayat
    (b) Specified person by the notification the District Authority
    (c) persons registered in electoral roll related to a Panchayat area at the village level
    (d) members of Panchayats
  46. Who is considered as the ‘Architect Panchayati Raj’ in India?
    (a) B. R. Mehta
    (b) L.M. Singhvi
    (c) G.V.K. Rao
    (d) Acharya Narendra Dev
  47. The Panchyati Raj is included in the
    (a) Union List
    (b) State List
    (c) Concurrent List
    (d) Residuary List
  48. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
    List-I List-II
    Article 323-A                 1. Election
    B. Article 324                      2. Administration Tribunals
    C. Article 330                      3. Functions of Public Service Commissions
    D. Article 320                     4. Reservation of seats for SC and ST in Lok Sabha
    (a) A-2, B-2, C-3, D-4
    (b) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
    (c) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
    (d) A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
  49. The least number of members who can table the ‘No Confidence’ motion against the Council of Ministers in Lok Sabha is
    (a) 20
    (b) 30
    (c) 40
    (d) 50
  50. Which one of the following Amendments of the Constitution of India converts the Union Territory of Delhi into the National Capital Territory of Delhi?
    (a) 69th Amendment
    (b) 70th Amendment
    (c) 73rd Amendment
    (d) 74th Amendment
  51. In the Indian Constitution, the ‘Right to Equality’ is granted by five Articles. They are
    (a) Article 13 to Article 17
    (b) Article 14 to Article 18
    (c) Article 15 to Article 19
    (d) Article 16 to Article 20
  52. In which of the following States there is no provision for the imposition of Governor’s rule?
    (a) Manipur
    (b) Mizoram
    (c) Meghalaya
    (d) Jammu and Kashmir
  53. The Constitution of India borrowed the idea of Directive Principles of State Policy from the
    (a) Britain
    (b) Ireland
    (c) Germany
    (d) France
  54. Which one of the following is regarded as Protector of Fundamental Rights of Citizenship and Guardian of the Constitution of India?
    (a) The Parliament
    (b) The Attorney General
    (c) The Supreme Court
    (d) The President
  55. Which one of the following writs is regarded as the greatest safeguard for the liberty of a person?
    (a) Mandamus
    (b) Habeas corpus
    (c) Certiorari
    (d) Prohibition
  56. Who among the following served as the Twelfth President of the Indian Republic?
    (a) Pratibha Devisingh Patil
    (b) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    (c) K.R. Narayanan
    (d) R. Venkataraman
  57. Which one of the following is an extra-constitutional body?
    (a) Finance Commission
    (b) NITI Aayog
    (c) Election Commission
    (d) Inter-State Council
  58. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution is the Comptroller and Auditor General of India appointed/
    (a) Article 146
    (b) Article 147
    (c) Article 148
    (d) Article 149
  59. The President of India has the power to suspend the
    (a) Fundamental Rights
    (b) Fundamental Rights described in Article 21
    (c) Fundamental Rights described in Article 21-A
    (d) Fundamental Rights described in Article 19
  60. In the recent graeding of players by BCCI, Ajinkya rahane is put in
    (a) Grade A
    (b) Grade B
    (c) Grade C
    (d) Grade D
  61. Abhinav Bindra won the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship Gold at:
    (a) New Delhi
    (b) Doha
    (c) Beijing
    (d) Moscow
  62. Which of the following United Nations Climate Change Conferences concluded at Paris?
    (a) 25th
    (b) 23rd
    (c) 22nd
    (d) 21st
  63. Which of the following is the highest emitter of global carbon in the world?
    (a) The United State of America
    (b) China
    (c) India
    (d) European Union
  64. Which of the following countries won the Davis Cup title for 2015 on 29th November 2015?
    (a) Belgium
    (b) Japan
    (c) Great Britain
    (d) Russia
  65. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) for 2015 concluded in which of the following countries?
    (a) Australia
    (b) United Kingdom
    (c) Malta
    (d) Sri Lanka
  66. Tim Peake is known as which of the following?
    (a) Writer
    (b) Physicist
    (c) Astronaut
    (d) Politician
  67. Which of the following countries has allowed HIV positive recruits in army?
    (a) Libya
    (b) UK
    (c) Ethiopia
    (d) Israel
  68. According to the recent data, in India, how many disabled people are self-dependent?
    (a) 2%
    (b) 3%
    (c) 5%
    (d) 10%
  69. What is the age of United Kingdom’s youngest organ donor?
    (a) 97 minutes
    (b) 90 minutes
    (c) 74 minutes
    (d) 64 minutes
  70. What was the theme of World AIDS Day, 2015
    (a) Getting to 20% down
    (b) Getting to Zero
    (c) Getting to less than previous year
    (d) Getting to 10% down
  71. Which of the following countries in the world is considered as ‘Carbon Negative Country?
    (a) Afghanistan
    (b) Bahrain
    (c) Bhutan
    (d) Nepal
  72. Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of India on 3rd December 2015 is the
    (a) 44th CJI
    (b) 43rd CJI
    (c) 42nd CJI
    (d) 41st CJI
  73. The International Film Festival in November 2015 was organized at:
    (a) Pune
    (b) Mumbai
    (c) Goa
    (d) New Delhi
  74. The book, Ashes Diary 2015 has recently been authored by:
    (a) Shane Warne
    (b) M. Clarke
    (c) Ricky Ponting
    (d) Steve Waugh
  75. Andhra Pradesh Government has connected which of the following two rivers in September 2015?
    (a) Krishna and Godavari
    (b) Narmada and Godavari
    (c) Kaveri and Krishna
    (d) Narmada and Mahanadi
  76. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 22nd October 2015 laid the foundation stone for the construction of new capital of which of the following States?
    (a) Andhra Pradesh
    (b) Sikkim
    (c) Jharkhand
    (d) Chhattisgarh
  77. Who among the following has been awarded Nobel Prize 2015 in Economics?
    (a) Angus Deaton
    (b) Lars Peter Hansen
    (c) Paul Modrich
    (d) Arthur B McDonald
  78. Supercomputer ‘Magic Cube’ inaugurated recently has been prepared by which of the following countries?
    (a) USA
    (b) China
    (c) Germany
    (d) Japan
  79. Nobel Prize was awarded to Einstein for:
    (a) theory of relativity
    (b) theory of the photoelectric effect
    (b) theory of specific heats
    (c) theory of specific heats
    (d) theory of Bose-Einstein statistics
  80. The full form of UPS is:
    (a) Uninterrupted Power Supply
    (b) Universal Power Supply
    (c) Universal Power Service
    (d) Universal Power Saving
  81. The intensity of earthquakes is measured:
    (a) on the Richter scale
    (b) on the Kelvin scale
    (c) in decibel
    (d) in pascal
  82. Which one of the following fuels causes minimum air pollution?
    (a) Kerosene oil
    (b) Hydrogen
    (c) Coal
    (d) Diesel
  83. Two balls A and B are of 10kg. and 1 kg. respectively. They are dropped simultaneously from a height of 20m. Which of the following is correct?
    (a) A will reach the ground first
    (b) B will reach the ground first
    (c) Both A and B will reach the ground at the same time
    (d) None of the above
  84. The radius of curvature of plane mirror is:
    (a) zero
    (b) one
    (c) infinity
    (d) between one and infinity
  85. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
    (a) Odometer: Measuring instrument for distance covered by motor wheels
    (b) Odometer: Measuring instrument for frequency of electromagnetic waves
    (c) Audiometer: device for measuring sound intensity
    (d) Ammeter: Measuring instrument for electric power
  86. Which one of the following is known as ‘Morning Star’?
    (a) Mercury
    (b) Venus
    (c) Mars
    (d) Saturn
  87. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
    (a) Lactose—-Sour milk
    (b) Carbonic acid—–Soda water
    (c) Formic acid—-Red ants
    (d) Tartaric acid— Grape Juice
  88. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
    List-I                                      List-II
    A. Skin Cancer                    1. Chlorofluorocarbons
    B. Noise pollution             2. Ultraviolet
    C. Global warming            3. Decibel
    D. Ozone hole                    4. Carbon dioxide
    (a) A1, B2, C3, D4
    (b) A2, B3, C4, D1
    (c) A2, B3, C1, D4
    (d) A4, B3, C2, D1
  89. Nobel Oil’ is the name of which one of the following explosives?
    (a) TNG
    (b) TNP
    (c) TNA
    (d) TNT
  90. Which one of the following is a natural fruit-ripening hormone?
    (a) Kinetin
    (b) Gibberellin
    (c) Auxin
    (d) Ethylene
  91. Which of the following countries has issued an ‘Orange’ pollution alert to its citizens in November 2015?
    (a) Mexico
    (b) Indian
    (c) Brazil
    (d) China
  92. Who among the following scientists has been given the Sahitya Akademi Award?
    (a) Prof. Yash pal
    (b) Lalji Singh
    (c) M.S. Swaminathan
    (d) Jayant V. Narlikar
  93. Hemophilia is
    (a) Caused by bacteria
    (b) caused by virus
    (c) caused by pollutants
    (d) a hereditary defect
  94. In human body, vitamin A is stored in the:
    (a) liver
    (b) skin
    (c) lung
    (d) kidney
  95. The most of the oxygen on the earth is produced by:
    (a) grasses
    (b) algae
    (c) trees
    (d) paddy fields
  96. A dehydrated person should not drink:
    (a) tea
    (b) coffee
    (c) seawater
    (d) alcohol
  97. Cetane number is used as a quality parameter mainly for which of the following?
    (a) Petrol
    (b) Kerosene
    (c) Diesel
    (d) Turpentine Oil
  98. The ‘Rice Gene Bank’ of the world is situated in:
    (a) China
    (b) Philippines
    (c) Japan
    (d) India
  99. Which of the following crops is not correctly matched in relation to its inflorescenece?
    (a) sugarcane—-Allow
    (b) Wheat—-Spike
    (c) Triticale—Umbel
    (d) Paddy—Panicle
  100. The UP Council of Agricultural Research is located at:
    (a) Kanpur
    (b) Ghaziabad
    (c) Allahabad
    (d) Lucknow
  101. The ‘Father of Green Revolution’ in the world is:
    (a) Norman E. Borlaug
    (b) M.S. Swaminathan
    (c) G.S. Khush
    (d) B.P. Pal
  102. Which of the following crops is grown throughout the year?
    (a) Black gram
    (b) Wheat
    (c) Mustard
    (d) Maize
  103. Karnal Bunt is disease of:
    (a) Paddy
    (b) Pea
    (c) mustardmustard
    (d) wheat
  104. ‘Pitambari is a variety of:
    (a) Paddy
    (b) gram
    (c) mustard
    (d) wheat
  105. Which one of the following is a plant hormone?
    (a) Thyroxin
    (b) Cytokinin
    (c) Insulin
    (d) None of the above
  106. Which of the following soils of India has been formed due to weathering of basaltic lava?
    (a) Laterite soil
    (b) Regur soil
    (c) Red soil
    (d) Alluvial soil
  107. The National Centre of Organic Farming (NCOF) is situated at:
    (a) Hyderabad
    (b) Chennai
    (c) New Delhi
    (d) Ghaziabad
  108. Which of the following countries produces maximum vegetables in the world?
    (a) China
    (b) USA
    (c) India
    (d) Brazil
  109. ‘Kanchan’ is an amproved variety of
    (a) Grape
    (b) Indian gooseberry
    (c) guava
    (d) mango
  110. The yellow colour of papaya is due to
    (a) Papain
    (b) Iycopene
    (c) Caricaxznthin
    (d) Carotene
  111. Which of the following is the richest source of vitamin A?
    (a) Apple
    (b) Papaya
    (c) Guava
    (d) Mango
  112. The Indian Institute of Vegetable Research is situated at
    (a) Varanasi
    (b) Lucknow
    (c) Mysore
    (d) Bengaluru
  113. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
    Crop                  Disease
    (a) Rice                 Green hair
    (b) Bajra               Ergot
    (c) Pea                  Powdery mildw
    (d) Gram              Wilt
  114. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
    Cultivation                           Nomenclature of Cultivation
    (a) Flowers’ Cultivation                 Floriculture
    (b) Crops’ Cultivations                   Agronomy
    (c) Vegetables’ Cultivation            Horticulture
    (d) Fruits’ Cultivation                      Pomology
  115. The most suitable fertilizer for foliar application to crops is
    (a) Sodium nitrate
    (b) urea
    (c) DAP
    (d) Potassium chloride
  116. ‘Phloem’ is plants is mainly responsible for
    (a) transportation of food
    (b) transportation of amino acid
    (c) transportation of oxygen
    (d) transportation of water
  117. The sum of a number and its square is 240. The number is
    (a) 12
    (b) 14
    (c) 15
    (d) 16
  118. The annual rate of compound interest, by which a sum of money becomes 125/64 times of itself in three years, is
    (a) 30%
    (b) 25%
    (c) 20%
    (d) 12.5%
  119. If √2= 1.4142, then √(3-√8/3+√8) is equal to
    (a) 5.8284
    (b) 5.1716
    (c) 0.4142
    (d) 0.1716
  120. The average of the first 50 natural numbers is
    (a) 25.5
    (b) 27.5
    (c) 24.5
    (d) 23.5
  121. If the sum of three consecutive numbers is 81, then the middle number is
    (a) 17
    (b) 25
    (c) 27
    (d) 72
  122. Two numbers are in the ratio 15:11 and one of them is 143. If their HCF is 13, then the other number is
    (a) 156
    (b) 195
    (c) 169
    (d) 182
  123. A circle is of radius 4 cm. tangents are drawn from a point 8 cm far from its centre. Their length is
    (a) 9 cm
    (b) 4√5 cm
    (c) 4√3 cm
    (d) 5√3 cm
  124. If one angle of a triangle is 1300, then the angle between the bisectors of the other two angles can be
    (a) 50o
    (b) 65o
    (c) 145o
    (d) 155o
  125. A chord of length 14 cm is at a distance of 6 cm from the centre of a circle. The length of another chord a distance of 2 cm from the centre is
    (a) 18 cm
    (b) 16 cm
    (c) 14 cm
    (d) 12 cm
  126. In an equilateral triangle ABC, D is a point on the side BC such BD=1/3BC. Then AD2:AB2 is equal to
    (a) 3:5
    (b) 5:7
    (c) 7:9
    (d) 5:9
  127. If the roots of the quadratic equation 2x2+3x+k=0 are equal, then the value of k is
    (a) 9/8
    (b) 7/8
    (c) 5/8
    (d) 3/8
  128. Let abc be a three-digit number and 3 does not divide it. Then abc+bca+cab is not divisible by
    (a) a+b+c
    (b) 37
    (c) 3
    (d) 9
  129. If the lines 3x+2ky-2=0 and 2x+5y+1=0 are parallel, then the value of k is
    (a) -(5/4)
    (b) 15/4
    (c) 7/5
    (d) -3/2
  130. A train 150m long passes a pole in 15 seconds and crosses another train of same length travelling in opposite direction in 8 seconds. The speed of the second train is
    (a) 99 km/hr
    (b) 72 km/hr
    (c) 66 km/hr
    (d) 60 km/hr
  131. Three numbers are in the ratio 1:2:3 their HCF is 12. The LCM of these numbers is
    (a) 36
    (b) 72
    (c) 84
    (d) 96
  132. The denominator of a rational number greater than its numerator by 8. The numerator is increased by 17 and denominator is increased by1, the number becomes 3/2. The rational number is
    (a) 7/15
    (b) 5/13
    (c) 3/11
    (d) 9/17
  133. What is the least number when divided by 20, 25, 35 and leaves respectively 13, 18, 28 and remainder?
    (a) 1391
    (b) 1393
    (c) 1407
    (d) 1405
  134. A boy purchases bananas at the 11 bananas in 10 rupees and sells rate of 10 bananas in 11 rupees. What is the percentage of profit to the boy/
    (a) 10%
    (b) 11%
    (c) 21%
    (d) 31%
  135. Who among the following Ayurveda was educated at Taxila University?
    (a) Sushruta
    (b) Vagbhatta
    (c) Charaka
    (d) Jivaka
  136. Who among the following Gupt defeated Hunas?
    (a) Samudragupta
    (b) Chandragupta II
    (c) Kumaragupta
    (d) Skandagupta
  137. ‘Dharmachakraparavartana’ was performed at
    (a) Sanchi
    (b) Sravasti
    (c) Sarnath
    (d) Vaishali
  138. Deimachus came to India during the reign of
    (a) Chandragupta Maurya
    (b) Bindusara
    (c) Ashoka
    (d) Kanishka
  139. Robert Bruce Foote, who discovered first Paleolithic tool in India, was a/an
    (a) geologist
    (b) archeologist
    (c) paleobotanist
    (d) historian
  140. The excavation at Chanhudaro was directed by
    (a) J.H. Mackay
    (b) Sir John Marshall
    (c) R.E.M. Wheeler
    (d) Sir Aurel Stein
  141. Who among the following defeated Babar in the Battle of Sar-e-Pul?
    (a) Abdullah Khan Uzbek
    (b) Shaibani Khan
    (c) Ubaydullah Khan
    (d) Jani Beg
  142. Who among the following was the founder of Ghaznavid dynasty?
    (a) Alptigin
    (b) Mahmud
    (c) Sebuktigin
    (d) Ismail
  143. The first Muslim invaders of India were
    (a) the Ghaznavids
    (b) the Ghurids
    (c) the Arabs
    (d) None of the above
  144. The priest associated with King Videgh Madhava referred in Shatapatha Brahman was
    (a) Rishi Bharadwaj
    (b) Rishi Vashistha
    (c) Rishi Vishwamitra
    (d) Rishi Gautama Rahugana
  145. Where did the Congress launch the Quit India Movement on August 8, 1942
    (a) Bombay
    (b) Madras
    (c) Calcutta
    (d) Poona
  146. ‘Servants of India Society’ was founded by
    (a) Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar
    (b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    (c) Dadabhai Naoroji
    (d) Lala Lajpat Rai
  147. Who among the following established ‘Rani Laxmi bai Regiment’?
    (a) Rash Behari Bose
    (b) Vallabhbhai Patel
    (c) Lakshmi Swaminathan
    (d) Subhas Chandra Bose
  148. Why is the Government of India Act of 1919 important?
    (a) It is the main source of the Constitution of India
    (b) It gave Independence to India
    (c) It envisages partition of India
    (d) It abolished the native States
  149. The largest number of soldiers participate in the Struggle of 1857 came from
    (a) Bengal
    (b) Avadh
    (c) Bihar
    (d) Rajasthan
  150. Who among the following persons was a member of the Cabinet Mission?
    (a) William Wood
    (b) Pethick-Lawrence
    (c) Stafford Cripps
    (d) A.B. Alexander


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