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1. In plants, phosphorus is mainly used for (1)

1) Leaf growth
2) Flowering
3) Root growth
4) Leaf and root growth

2. Concave mirrors are used as shaving mirrors because they (2)

1) do not distort images
2) always produce real images
3) produce magnified images
4) never produce inverted images

3. In the human body, urea is produced in the (3)

1) Liver
2) Spleen
3) Kidneys
4) Pancreas

4. Sound travels faster in (3)

1) dry air than in water
2) wood than in iron
3) iron than in air
4) hydrogen than in water

5. In the human body, the pituitary gland is located in the (4)

1) Chest
2) Abdomen
3) Throat
4) Brain

6. Non-secretion of insulin causes (1)

1) Diabetes 2) Malaria 3) Ulcer 4) Tuberculosis

7. The unmanned aircraft developed in India is called (2)

1) Lakshya 2) Nishant 3) Trishul 4) Hansa

8. Photoelectric cells are used to convert (3)

1) Light energy into sound energy 2) Light energy into heat energy

3) Light energy into electrical energy 4) Electrical energy into light energy

9. India's first exclusive meterological satellite launched recently took the Earth's

image in full frame mode. What is the name of the satellite? (4)

1) INSAT-IC 2) INSAT-2B 3) INSAT-1A 4) METSAT

10. Which among the following is the richest source of protien? (4)

1) Black gram 2) Bengal gram 3) Pea 4) Soyabean

11. Which kind of light waves are used in the remote control of Television? (2)

1) Visible light 2) Infra-red 3) X-rays 4) r- rays

12. What is the name of the world's first cloned human baby? (1)

1) The Eve 2) Dolly 3) The Shrine 4) Abbey

13. Genome Mapping is related to (2)

1) Blood grouping 2) Mapping of genes

3) Mapping of nerve centres 4) Mapping of the brain

14. The technology which allows the user to access the Internet through the mobile

phone without using a modem or computer, is (4)

1) PGRS 2) RPGS 3) SPGR 4) GRPS

15. Of the following diseases, which one is related to the spinal column of man? (3)

1) Hypothermia 2) Cataract 3) Cervical spondylosis 4) Hernia

16. Which of the following human organs is least suceptible to harmful radiation?

1) Eyes 2) Heart 3) Brain 4) Lungs ()

17. The fuel efficiency of dry cattle dung in comparison to bio-gas is (2)

1) One- fourth 2) One- fifth 3) One-Sixth 4) One-eighth
18. Which of the following is named 'Gajraj'? (1)

1) MIG-27 2) Jaguar 3) Mirage 2000 4) IL-76

19. The missile 'Agni'-has a range of (3)

1) 1000 km 2) 700 km 3) 2000 km 4) 200 km

20. The largest Telecome operator in India is (1)

1) BSNL 2) MTNL 3) Tata Indicom 4) Reliance Info.comm

21. Which of the following cities has India's first "Techno Park"? ()

1) Gurgaon 2) Pune 3) Bangalore 4) Thiruvananthapuram

22. The National Institute of Oceanography is located at (4)

1) Cochin 2) Mumbai 3) Chennai 4) Goa

23. Which of the following is a mixture? (4)

1) Lime 2) Table salt 3) Sugar 4) Sea water

24. Where does genetic mutation occur? (1)

1) In DNA 2) In RNA 3) In chromosomes 4) In ribosomes

25. An element is best characterised by its (1)

1) Electronic configuration 2) Atomic number 3) Atomic weight 4) Atomic volume

26. The Supreme Court has allowed the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam up to a height of

1) 88 metres 2) 90 metres 3) 100 metres 4) 120 metres (2)

27. The Central Rice Institute of India is located in (2)

1) Kolkata 2) Cuttak 3) Bangalore 4) Guwahati

28. The Rana Pratap Sagar Power Plant (Rajasthan) is associated with (1)

1) Nuclear power 2) Solar power 3) Hydro-electricity 4) Gas-based electricity

29. Which of the following States is the leading producer of wollen textiles? (2)

1) Jammu & Kashmir 2) Punjab 3) Rajasthan 4) Himachal Pradesh

30. Which of the following Oil Corporations in the Public Sector has proposed

setting up a new oil refinery at Bina in M.P.? (1)

1) Indian Oil Corporation 2) Bharat Petroleum Corporation

3) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation 4) Indo-Burma Petroleum Corporation

31. At the mouth of which river is India's largest estuary located (2)

1) Hooghly 2) Bhagirathi 3) Godavari 4) Krishna

32. The most extensive soil cover of India comprises is its (2)

1) Red Soil 2) Black soil 3) Alluvial soil 4) Marshy soil

33. The most sensitive indicator of the health of a community is its (3)

1) Birth Rate 2) Infant Mortality Rate 3) Death Rate 4) Maternal Mortality Rate

34. In India, banks were nationalised for the first time in the year (2)

1) 1950 2) 1960 3) 1969 1979

35. Similipal in Orissa state is well known for its (2)

1) Stone -carved temple complex 2) Wild-life sanctuary

3) Virgin beach 4) Hydro-electric power project

36. Where are tropical evergreen forests found in India? (1)

1) Kerala 2) Andhra Pradesh 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Orissa

37. Certain economists opine that Indian economy has reached the "Take off" stage. It means

1) The economy is about to collapse 2) The economy is stagnant (3)

3) The beginning of steady growth 4) The removal of all controls
38. During which Five Year Plan was the primary responsibility of India's

development shifted to the Public Sector? (2)

1) First Plan 2) Second Plan 3) Third Plan 4) Fourth Plan

39. How much of India's total area consists of cultivable plains? (1)

1) 23% 2) 36% 3) 41% 4) 51%

40. Which of the following is the largest contributor to the total tax revenue of

India? (4)

1) Income Tax 2) Corporation Tax 3) Customs Duties 4) Union Excise Duties

41. With which of the following industries is Ranchi associated? (4)

1) Rayon Silk 2) Copper 3) Hosiery 4) Manufacture of heavy machines

42. In which of the following states is India's largest lake located? (4)

1) Andhra Pradesh 2) Assam 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Orissa

43. Find the odd one out : (1)

1) Jagson Airlines 2) Indian Airlines 3) Air Sahara 4) Jet Airways

44. What is the share of agriculture in India's GDP at present? (3)

1) 50% 2) 52% 3) 26% 4) 55%

45. What is India's female literacy rate according to the 2001 census? (2)

1) 62.48% 2) 54.16% 3) 64.13% 4) 66.47%

46. For which of the following crops does India have the largest cultivating area in

the world? (3)

1) Wheat 2) Rice 3) Pulses 4) Cotton

47. According to the data recently published by the WHO, how many people are

killed every year in violence? ()

1) 1 million 2) 0.8 million 3) 1.2 million 4) 1.6 million

48. Which of the following pairs of countries achieved the top and the bottom positions

respectively in matters of development as per the World Human Development

Report 2002? (2)

1) USA and Sri Lanka 2) Norway and Sierra Leone

3) Sweden and Pakistan 4) Canada and Bangladesh

49. Cheque-bouncing is now a punishable offence and can attract imprisonment upto

1) One year 2) Two years 3) Three years 4) Four Years (2)

50. From which of the following is Plan expenditure met in India? ()

1) External aid and assistance from OECD countries 2) External aid from other countries

3) Internal borrowing and other measures 4) External aid from IMF

51. Who among the following led the rebellious sepoys in Kanpur in 1857 ? (3)

1) Tantia Tope 2) Laxmi Bai 3) Nana Saheb 4) Kunwar Singh

52. Who was the first woman president of the Indian National Congress? (2)

1) Sarojini Naidu 2) Mrs. Annie Besant

3) Sucheta Kripalani 4) Madam Cama

53. Where did Gandhiji start the first peasant movement during the freedom struggle?

1) Sabarmati 2) Bardoli 3) Chouri-Choura 4) Champaran (4)

54. During India's freedom struggle, which of the following was formed the earliest?

1) Congress Socialist Party 2) Communist Party of India ()

3) Hindustan Republican Socialist Association 4) All India States People's Conference
55. Who of the following women freedom fighters went underground during the

Quit India Movement? (3)

1) Sucheta Kripalani 2) Vijayalaxmi Pandit 3) Aruna Asaf Ali 4) Sarojini Naidu

56. In which session of the Indian National Congress did Dadabhai Naoroji announce

that ''Swaraj" was the goal of India's political efforts? (4)

1) 1886 Calcutta Session 2) 1893 Lahore Session

3) 1905 Banaras Session 4) 1906 Calcutta Session

57. The most famous musician at the court of Akbar was Tansen. What was his

original name? ()

1) Makaranda Pande 2) Ramtanu Pande 3) Lal Kalwant 4) Boz Bahadur

58. Who is the author of Sangeet Ratnakara, the treatise on classical music? ()

1) Matanga 2) Sarangadeva 3) Tansen 4) Purandaradasa

59. Which classical Indian dance form evolved in a region once known as 'Odhra

Magadha'? ()

1) Kathak 2) Odissi 3) Manipuri 4) Bharatanatyam

60. Who was the builder of the fortification in the Aravallis which is sometimes

called "The Great Wall of India"? ()

1) Rana Pratap 2) Rana Sanga 3) Rana Kumbha 4) Man Singh

61. Which community of Indian Muslims is enjoined to pray only thrice a day instead

of the customary five times? ()

1) Ismaili Khojas 2) Bohras 3) Moplahs 4) Ahmadiyas

62. In the Mahabharat, the hundred sons of Dhritarastra (i.e.Kauravas) also had a

sister. What is her name? (2)

1) Vaisal 2) Duhshala 3) Ratnavali 4) Durvinita

63. In what evidence is Central Asia regarded as the original home of the Aryans?

1) Anthropological 2) Philological 3) Racial 4) Archaeological (3)

64. When, and where was our National Anthem first sung? (4)

1) January 24,1950 in Allahabad 2) January 24,1950 in Delhi

3) December 26, 1942 in Calcutta 4) December 27,1911 in Calcutta

65. Noutanki is a popular fold drama of (3)

1) Rajasthan 2) Bihar 3) Uttar Pradesh 4) Madhya Pradesh

66. Who of the following called Cripp's proposals "post-dated cheques'? (2)

1) Motilal Nehru 2) M.K. Gandhi

3) Jawaharlal Nehru 4) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

67. The Government of India has proposed to introduce legislation for dual citizenship

for NRIs. Which of the following recommended dual citizenship? (2)

1) Kelkar Committee 2) L.M. Singhvi Committee

3) Kothari Committee 4) K Lal Committee

68. What is the age of retirement for a High Court Judge? (3)

1) 65 Years 2) 60 Years 3) 62 Years 4) 58 Years

69. Which of the following is the most important item of expenditure of the

Government of India on Revenue Account? (2)

1) Defence 2) Subsidies 3) Pensions 4) Interest Payments

70. Find the odd one out (4)

1) Amaravati 2) Nagarjuna Konda 3) Ajanta Caves 4) Gomateswara
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