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  • 1. 
    Name the NGO which has filed a petition in the Supreme Court expressing grave concern over the recent spurt of hoour killings carried out at the instance of khap panchayats.
    • A. 

      Shakti Vahini

    • B. 

      Aadhar

    • C. 

      CRY

  • 2. 
    A fluctuating exchange rate, the debt crisis in Europe, rising input costs and a possible rate hike by the Reserve Bank of India may hit Indian exports, are results of survey by which organisation?
    • A. 

      ICICI

    • B. 

      SEBI

    • C. 

      FICCI

  • 3. 
    Name the Chairman and Managing Director of the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)?
    • A. 

      Suhas Pani

    • B. 

      A Raja

    • C. 

      Ambika Soni

  • 4. 
    Who is the well-known Odissi dancer and wife of famous cricketer who recently performed at cultural show at Shanghai Expo?
    • A. 

      Anjali Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Kim Sharma

    • C. 

      Dona Ganguly

  • 5. 
    Desert area in india is approx.
    • A. 

      1 lakh sqkms

    • B. 

      2 lakh sqkms

    • C. 

      3 lakhs

    • D. 

      4 lakhs

  • 6. 
    Indian soils are divided into how many types by ICAR -delhi
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 7. 
    Largest Oil producing state in india
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Maharastra

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 8. 
    Himalayas run a distance approx.
    • A. 

      1200km

    • B. 

      900km

    • C. 

      1500km

    • D. 

      2500km

  • 9. 
    Ganga takes right turn around this hills to flow into bay of bengal
    • A. 

      Raj mahal hills

    • B. 

      Shivalik hills

    • C. 

      Vindhya ranges edge

    • D. 

      Ram garh hills

  • 10. 
    State which shares boundary with only one state
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Arunachal pradesh

    • C. 

      Tripura

    • D. 

      Meghalaya

  • 11. 
    Arrange the following functionaries in ascending order of their positions in the Table of Precedence i. Holders of Bharat Ratna decoration ii. Chief Election Commissioner iii. Attorney General of India iv. Chief Justice of India v. Former Presidents
    • A. 

      I, ii, iii, v, iv

    • B. 

      V, iv, iii, i,ii

    • C. 

      V, iv, i, ii, iii

    • D. 

      V, iv, i, iii, ii

  • 12. 
    Which of the following items is part of the Concurrent List in the Indian Constitution?
    • A. 

      Relief and Rehabilitation of persons

    • B. 

      Regulation of mines and mineral development

    • C. 

      Excise Duties on Opium

    • D. 

      Courts of Wards

  • 13. 
    Consider the following statements 1. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) came in to being as a result of an executive resolution 2. The chairman and members of the NHRC are appointed by the president on the recommendations of a 5-member committee consisting of the Prime Minister as its head Choose the right answer:
    • A. 

      Both 1 and 2 are true

    • B. 

      Only 1 is true

    • C. 

      Only 2 is true

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor two are true

  • 14. 
    START or Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty is a series of treaties (START I STARTII etc. ) negotiated between which of the two nuclear powers of the world?
    • A. 

      France & Russia

    • B. 

      Russia & UK

    • C. 

      USA & UK

    • D. 

      France & USA

    • E. 

      USA & Russia

  • 15. 
    Who wrote controversial book tittled "Jinnah- India, Partition-Independence"
    • A. 

      L. K. Aadvani

    • B. 

      Man Mohan Singh

    • C. 

      Mani Shankar Aiyar

    • D. 

      Jaswant Singh

    • E. 

      Nandan Nilkeni

  • 16. 
    Jaidev Bhist recently got Dronacharya Awards – 2009. He is a coach of which game-?
    • A. 

      Boxing

    • B. 

      Badminton

    • C. 

      Hockey

    • D. 

      Wrestling

    • E. 

      Judo

  • 17. 
    About 90% of the world's earthquakes and 80% of the world's largest earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire. In which sea this Ring of Fire lies?
    • A. 

      Himalayan Area

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Area

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 18. 
    Who among the following was known as Lakha Baksh?
    • A. 

      Qutubuddin Aibak

    • B. 

      Mohammed Ghori

    • C. 

      Iltutmish

    • D. 

      Balban

    • E. 

      Sher-Shah-Suri

  • 19. 
    Who said that the "impression that development administration is concerned solely with the administration of developing countries can only reduce the utility of the concept of development administration in its application to the comparative analysis of 'developed' and 'developing' countries".
    • A. 

      Pai Panandikar

    • B. 

      Inayatullah

    • C. 

      B.S khanna

    • D. 

      Ramesh K. Arora

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements are true about themes expressed in L.D White's introduction to study of public administration: 1)The study of P.A should be founded in law rather than managment. 2)Politics should not intrude on adminsitration 3)P.A is not capable of becoming a science in its own right. 4)Mission of administration is economy and efficiency.
    • A. 

      1,2,3 and 4

    • B. 

      2 and 4

    • C. 

      2,3,and 4

    • D. 

      None of the given statements are true

  • 21. 
    Who asserted that American public administration should be viewd as a sub-field because Public Administration is global in scope.
    • A. 

      Riggs

    • B. 

      Heady

    • C. 

      Jong S. Jun

    • D. 

      Lynton Caldwell

  • 22. 
    Which of these staments are true about Locus and focus in Public Administration 1)Initially this analysis was made by Robert T. Golembiewsky    2)It helps in understanding the intellectual developments in the discipline of public administration.   3)There have been some shifts in the locus and focus of Public Administration in various phases.
    • A. 

      None of the above

    • B. 

      1 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    The Panda belongs to the same family as that of
    • A. 

      Bear

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Rabbit

  • 24. 
    Consider the following regions-1. Eartern Himalayas2. Eastern Mediterrancean region3. North-western AustraliaWhich of the above is/are Biodiversity Hotspot(s)?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 & 2 only

    • C. 

      2 & 3 only

    • D. 

      All

  • 25. 
    Recently “Jaipur Knee” made it in the list of 50 top inventions listed by Time Magazine. Who invented Jaipur Knee-?
    • A. 

      Dr. P. K. Sethi

    • B. 

      Dr. Jeffery Sachs

    • C. 

      Dr. N. K. Mathur

    • D. 

      Dr. Asha Pandey

  • 26. 
    Which Indian PSU conferred “Navratna” status as 18th PSU in India on 23rd October 2008.
    • A. 

      Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.

    • B. 

      BSNL

    • C. 

      Goa Shipyard Limited

    • D. 

      Coal India Ltd

  • 27. 
    Cape Canaveral, the site from which space shuttles are launched is located on the coast of-?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      South Carolina

  • 28. 
    Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists-Temple StateA. Vidyashankara temple 1. Andhra PradeshB. Rajarani temple 2. KarnatakaC. Kandariya Mahadeo temple 3. Madhya PradeshD. Bhimesvara temple 4. Orissa
    • A. 

      2 4 3 1

    • B. 

      2 3 4 1

    • C. 

      1 4 3 2

    • D. 

      1 3 4 2

  • 29. 
    Consider the following countries-SwitzerlandMaltaBulgariaWhich of the above are members of European Union ?
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      All

  • 30. 
    Elephant Pass, which is frequently in the news, is mentioned in the context of the affairs of which one of the following ?
    • A. 

      Bangladesh

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Nepal

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka