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1. Which of the following pair is correctly matched?
(a) Madam Curie — X-ray
(b) Albert Einstein — Photoelectric effect
(c) Linus Pauling — Electron
(d) C V Raman – Stock effect

2. ‘My Life’ is the autobiography of-
(a) Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam
(b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(c) Bill Clinton
(d) Hillary Clinton

3. The International court of justice is situated at —
(a) Geneva
(b) Hague
(c) Amsterdam
(d) Vienna

4. In acronym SAARC, ‘C’ stands for
(a) Committee
(b) Commonwealth
(c) Conference
(d) Cooperation

5. Parliament of Nepal is called
(a) Majlis
(b) Panchayat
(c) Parliament
(d) Jatia sangsad

6. Capital City of Bhutan
(a) Hamilton
(b) Thimphu
(c) Dhaka
(d) Canberra

7. The author of Panchatantra is
(a) Kalidas
(b) Tulshidas
(c) Valmiki
(d) Vishnu Sharma

8. Who is the author of the Book “India Wins Freedom?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
(c) Subhas Chandra Basu
(d) None of these

9. Who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of India?
(a) Chief of the Army Staff
(b) Prime Minister
(c) President of India
(d) Defence Minister

10. Which of the following is not a fundamental Right?
(a) Right to freedom of speech
(b) Right to work, education and public assistance
(c) Right to freedom of Religion
(d) Right to form associations

11. Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the president of India?
(a) Only Loksabha
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Any Bidhan Sabhas
(d) Either House of Parliament

12. Total membership of Security Council is
(a) 5
(b) 10
(c) 15
(d) 20

13. The author of ‘War and Peace’
(a) Leo Tolstoy
(b) Aldous Huxley
(c) Charles Dickens
(d) Adam Smith

14. Which is the lightest Gas?
(a) Xanon
(b) Helium
(c) Hydrogen
(d) Radon

15. Who is the first Indian to get the Nobel Prize?
(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(b) Sir C V Raman
(c) Mrs Sarujini Naidu
(d) Rabindra Nath Tagore

16. Blood deficiency is referred to as
(a) Leucoderma
(b) Leukemia
(c) Anaemia
(d) Haemophilia

17. How much blood does a man have in his body?
(a) 4%
(b) 10%
(c) 7%
(d) 18%

18. Which country has the lengthiest constitution?
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) Canada
(d) India

19. Why is India called a Republic?
(a) the head of the state is elected by the people
(b) there is parliamentary supremacy
(c) there is an independence of judiciary
(d) None of these

20. Which new country was created after the Indo Pak War in 1971?
(a) Afghanistan
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Myanmar
(d) Sri Lanka

21. The Indian constitution was adopted by the:
(a) Governor General
(b) British parliament
(c) Constituent assembly
(d) Parliament of India

22. Rajya Sabha has a life of:
(a) 2 years
(b) 6 years
(c) 7 Years
(d) permanency

23. Secularism means:
(a) suppression of all religions
(b) freedom of worship to minorities
(c) Separation of religion from state
(d) a system of political and social philosophy that does not favour any particular religious faith.

24. Which Article of the Constitution envisages free and compulsory education for children up to the age of 14 years?
(a) Article 45
(b) Article 19
(c) Article 29
(d) Article 32

25. Which of the following writs may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right?
(a) Habeas Corpus
(b) Mandamus
(c) Prohibition
(d) Certiorari

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26. English is the official language of which of the sates?
(a) Manipur
(b) Nagaland
(c) Karnataka
(d) Andhra Pradesh

27. ……….. .. Is the 28th State of the Union of India
(a) Uttarkhand
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Jharkhand
(d) None of the above

28. The president can be impeached under ………. .. of the Indian Constitution
(a) Article 76
(b) Article 376
(c) Article 75
(d) Article 61

29. Which one of the following statements is true about Prime Minister?
(a) Not a member of parliament
(b) The leader of the majority party in the Lok Sabha
(c) The senior most member of parliament
(d) a close friend of the President

30. Which among the following metals was first used by man?
(a) Iron
(b) Gold
(c) Copper
(d) Diamond

31. In a room, crowded with too many people
(a) Oxygen decreases and carbon dioxide increases
(b) Oxygen decreases and carbon dioxide decreases
(c) Oxygen increases and carbon monoxide increases
(d) Both Oxygen and Carbon monoxide increases.

32. Which one of the following is dance drama?
(a) Kathakali
(b) Odissi
(c) Bharat Natyam
(d) Manipuri

33. During India’s Independence, the party in power in Britain was
(a) Labour Party
(b) conservative Party
(c) Marxist
(d) Prograssive

34. The oldest mountain is
(a) Aravali
(b) Satpura
(c) Vindhya
(d) Himalaya

35. Walking on Ice is more difficult than walking on concrete because ice
(a) Gives less friction
(b) gives more friction
(c) Ice is very cools and as such bloods gets frozen up
(d) Being soft, one can get bogged down into it while walking

36. “Greenhouse effect” with respect to global warming refers to
(a) Cooling and moist condition
(b) Warming effect
(c) Increased rainfall and greenery
(d) desertification

37. Which one of the following is not an excretory organ?
(a) Lung
(b) Skin
(c) Kidney
(d) Small intestine

38. The great Indian Bustard is found in
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Assam
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Nagaland

39. Which among the following is not a member of UNO?
(a) Bahamas
(b) Mauritania
(c) Dominican Republic
(d) Switzerland

40. Which Stadium is called the ‘Mecca’ of cricket?
(a) Sabina park (West Indies)
(b) Old Trafford (Manchester, England)
(c) Lord’s (England)
(d) Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai, India)