Question 1

Which of the following is the longest river in the world?

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Nile is the longest river in the world. It measures 6,695 kilometres from its source in Burundi, along the White Nile to its delta on the Mediterranean Sea. While Amazon is the largest river in world.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 2

The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called______.

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Palghat Gap is a low mountain pass in the Western Ghats between Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Palakkad in Kerala. It has an average elevation of 140 metres with a width of 30 kilometres. The pass is located between the Nilgiri Hills to the north and Anaimalai Hills to the south.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Geography

Question 3

Which of the following is not a cause of low productivity in Indian agriculture?

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An agricultural cooperative, also known as a farmers’ co-op, is a cooperative where farmers pool their resources in certain areas of activity. A broad typology of agricultural cooperatives distinguishes between agricultural service cooperatives, which provide various services to their individually farming members, and agricultural production cooperatives, where production resources (land, machinery) are pooled and members farm jointly.
In India, production of sugar from Sugarcane mostly takes place at Cooperative Sugar Mills owned by local Farmers The Shareholders include all farmers, small and large, supplying sugarcane to the mill.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 4

The most densely populated island of the world is______.

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Indonesia’s island of Java is the large island that is most densely populated with a population density of 2,100 people per square mile. Java is home to more than 107 million people and is 51,000 square miles.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Geography

Question 5

Consider the following pairs:

Which one of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

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The Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River in central India, and forms part of the greater Gangetic drainage system. Chambal joins the Yamuna River in Jalaun District.
Son River of central India is the Second largest of the Ganges’ southern tributaries after Yamuna River. . The Son parallels the Kaimur hills, flowing east-northeast through Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar states to join the Ganges just above Patna.
The Manas River is a transboundary river in the Himalayan foothills between southern Bhutan and India. It meets Brahmaputra River at Jogighopa Assam.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 6

Mushroom Rocks are the typical land forms seen in

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A mushroom rock, also called rock pedestal or a pedestal rock, is a naturally occurring rock whose shape, as its name implies, strikingly remembers a mushroom.Usually found in desert areas, these rocks form over thousands of years when wind erosion of an isolated rocky outcrop progresses at a different rate at its bottom to that at its top.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 7

Which city has the Headquarters of two railway zones in India?

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The Central Railway is one of the largest of the all zones of Indian Railways. Its headquarters is in Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus). It includes the first passenger railway line in India, which opened from Bombay to Thane on April 16, 1853.
Western Railway headquarters is in Mumbai’s Churchgate station and serves the entire state of Gujarat, some portions of Western Madhya Pradesh, and coastal Maharashtra.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 8

Which one of the following countries has the longest international boundary with India?

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Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometer (2,545-mile)-long international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world, including 262 km in Assam, 856 km in Tripura, 180 km in Mizoram, 443 km in Meghalaya, and 2,217 km in West Bengal.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 9

Which country is called the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’?

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    • Japan is called the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’.

 

    • Its nick names are  Nippon and Nihon that literally mean “the sun’s origin”.

 

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 10

Which of the following rivers of India flown in rift-valley?

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The Tapi River is one of the three peninsular Rivers in India that flow in an east to west itinerary and the other two rivers are the Mahi River and Narmada River. The Tapti River basin covers a territory of 65,145 km ², which is almost 2% of the entire territory of India.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 11

At which place in Bengal was the East India Company given permission to trade and build a factory by the Mughals in 1651?

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The first factory in the interior of Bengal was established in 1651 at Hughli. This was followed by Other factories at Patna and Qasim Bazar. The correct answer of this question should be Hughli, but since the option is not given, the correct answer will be Kasim Bazar. Calcutta was established by Job Charnock, in late 17th century.
Hence, option B is correct.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 12

Which one of the following was the first English Comprehension ship that came to India?

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In 1612 during the Mughal period, English Comprehension Captain Best entered the busy harbour of Surat in his ship The Red Dragon
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 13

The All India Muslim League was founded by

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Muslim League, political organization of India and Pakistan, founded in 1906 as the All-India Muslim League by Agha Khan III.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 14

Who said Cabinet system as “the steering wheel of the ship of state”?

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    • According to Lowell, “The Cabinet is the key-stone of the political arch”.

 

    • Sir John Marriott refers to the cabinet as “the pivot around which the whole political machinery revolves”.

 

    • Prof. Ramsay Muir describes the cabinet as “the steering wheel of the ship of state”.

 

    • L.S. Amery describes the cabinet as “the central directing instrument of government”.

 

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 15

The decline of Indian Handicrafts Industry in the 19th century was attributed to

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The 19th and 20th century saw the decline of the handicraft industries and this was not sufficiently replaced by the modem industry. This development has been termed as “Deindustrialization”, by some historians. Colin Clack’s estimates substantiate this by showing that during this period there was a fall in the percentage of population involved in manufacturing and rise in the, percentage of population dependent on agriculture.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 16

The famous Sun Temple at Konark was built by

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Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250 CE.The temple is in the shape of a gigantic chariot elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins.
Hence, option C is correct.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 17

Which one of the following events are chronologically correct?

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Civil Disobedience Movement –1930
Quit India Movement –1942
The Cabinet Mission Plan-1946
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 18

King Kharvela was the greatest ruler of the Chedi Dynasty of

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King Kharavela of Kalinga regarded Rajarsi Vasu as the founder of his density and took pride in describing himself in his Hatigumpha Inscription as a descendant Rajarsi.
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Topic: History

Question 19

What is the first sermon of Buddha called as ?

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The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (Pali; Sanskrit: Dharmacakra Pravartana Sūtra; English: The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma) is a Buddhist text that is considered to be a record of the first teaching given by the Buddha after he attained enlightenment. According to tradition, the Buddha gave this teaching in Sarnath,
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 20

Swaraj is my Birth Right and I shall have it. This was advocated by

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Swaraj is my Birth Right and I shall have it. This was advocated by  Lokmanya Tilak .
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 21

Plants absorb most part of water needed by them through their ______.

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Root hairs form an important surface over which plants absorb most of their water and nutrients.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 22

The skin biting mosquito has legs as locomotory organ which are

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The skin biting mosquito has legs as locomotory organ which are Three pairs. Thorax segment of mosquito is where the two wings and six legs attach. It contains the flight muscles, compound heart and nerve cell ganglia and trachioles.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 23

Chirorterophily means :

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Chiropterophily is pollination of plants by bats. Bat pollination is most common in tropical and desert areas that have many night-blooming plants. Just like bees and birds that pollinate, nectar-consuming bats have evolved ways to find and harvest the sweet liquid.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 24

The special modified epidermal cells surrounding stomatal pore are called

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The epidermis cells, meaning “over-skin”, is a single-layered group of cells that covers plants’ leaves, flowers, roots and stems. It forms a boundary between the plant and the external environment.
The plant epidermis consists of three main cell types: pavement cells, guard cells and their subsidiary cells that surround the stomata and trichomes, otherwise known as leaf hairs. Stomata are holes in the plant epidermis that are surrounded by two guard cells, which control the opening and closing of the aperture. These guard cells are in turn surrounded by subsidiary cells which provide a supporting role for the guard cells.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 25

Yellow spots on citrus leaves is due to the deficiency of:

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In the magnesium deficiency citrus leaves turn yellowish overall but larger veins remain slightly green where manganese is deficient.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 26

The normal body temperature of human beings is

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In humans, the average internal temperature is 37.0 °C (98.6 °F), though it varies among individuals.
Different parts of the body have different temperatures. Rectal and vaginal measurements taken directly inside the body cavity are typically slightly higher than oral measurements, and oral measurements are somewhat higher than skin measurements.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 27

Bat can fly in dark because they

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Bat can fly in dark because they produce high pitched sounds called ultrasonics
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Biology

Question 28

DPT is a vaccine for

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DPT vaccine protects against diphtheria, pertussis & whooping cough and tetanus. It is one of the most common vaccine-preventable childhood disease.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 29

Lichens are examples of

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    • A symbiont is an organism that is very closely associated with another, usually larger, organism. This larger organism is called a host. A symbiont can live on, in, or sometimes very near its host.

 

    • Lichens are examples of Symbionts.

 

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Biology

Question 30

Which of the following is not a mosquito borne disease?

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Diseases transmitted by mosquitoes include: malaria,dengueWest Nile viruschikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis, tularemia, Japanese encephalitis, Saint Louis encephalitis, Western equine encephalitis, Eastern equine encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, La Crosse encephalitis and Zika fever.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Biology

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