Mock Test 12 - Gs Paper I

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  • 1. 
    The twin principle of Gandhi's Ram Rajya were
    • A. 

      Truth and Non-violence

    • B. 

      Right means and Right end

    • C. 

      Khadi and ahinsa

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Gandhi ji founded satyagraha sabha in 1919 to protest against:
    • A. 

      Salt law

    • B. 

      Rowlatt act

    • C. 

      Government of India act 1919

    • D. 

      Jallianwala bagh massacre

  • 3. 
    The Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress (1929) is very important in history, because      1. the Congress passed a resolution demanding complete independence      2. the rift between the extremists and moderates was resolved in that Session      3. a resolution was passed rejecting the two-nation theory in that Session      Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Consider the following statements :      The most effective contribution made by Dadabhai Naoroji to the cause of Indian National      Movement was that he      1. exposed the economic exploitation of India by the British      2. interpreted the ancient Indian texts and restored the self-confidence of Indians      3. stressed the need for eradication of all the social evils before anything else      Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 5. 
    Other than resistance to pests, what are the prospects for which genetically engineered plants      have been created?      1. To enable them to withstand drought      2. To increase the nutritive value of the produce      3. To enable them to grow and do photosynthesis in spaceships and space stations      4. To increase their shelf life      Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      3 and 4 only

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 4 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3 and 4

  • 6. 
    With reference to Dhrupad, one of the major traditions of India that has been kept alive for      centuries, which of the following statements are correct?      1. Dhrupad originated and developed in the Rajput kingdoms during the Mughal period.      2. Dhrupad is primarily a devotional and spiritual music.      3. Dhrupad Alap uses Sanskrit syllables from Mantras.      Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 3

    • D. 

      None of the above is correct

  • 7. 
    According to the Constitution of India, it is the duty of the President of India to cause to be laid      before the Parliament which of the following?     1. The Recommendations of the Union Finance Commission     2. The Report of the Public Accounts Committee     3. The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General     4. The Report of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes     Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Both 1 & 4

    • C. 

      1,3 & 4 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3 and 4

  • 8. 
    The Lucknow session of 1916 is noted for
    • A. 

      Congress acceptance of the league's demand of separate electrorates and weighted for muslims

    • B. 

      Merger of the muslims league into congress, temporarily

    • C. 

      Election of muslim leaders as congrees president

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not rue about the government of India act 1919?
    • A. 

      Also known as montagaue chelmsford reform

    • B. 

      It paved the way of federalism by clearly separating the responsibility of the centre to the provinces

    • C. 

      It made the central executive responsible to the legislative

    • D. 

      It extended the practice of communal representaion

  • 10. 
    The khilafat movement subsided the following 
    • A. 

      Withdrawal of support by congress

    • B. 

      Abandonment of the policy of discrimination against the muslims by the british

    • C. 

      Reservation of seats for muslims in central and provincial legislature under the act of 1919

    • D. 

      Assumption of power by mustafa kamal pasha in turkey and abolition of the caliphate

  • 11. 
    Monoculture is a typical character of
    • A. 

      Shifting cultivation

    • B. 

      Subsistence farming

    • C. 

      Specialised horticulture

    • D. 

      Commercial grain farming

  • 12. 
    What type of farming is common in areas of low rainfall?
    • A. 

      Livestock ranching

    • B. 

      Dairy farming

    • C. 

      Paddy cultivation

    • D. 

      Intensive subsistence farming

  • 13. 
    Modern theory of monsoon considers this system a result ofI. differential heatingII. rotation of the earthIII. shifting of pressure beltIV. high pressure on land 
    • A. 

      I & II

    • B. 

      II & IV

    • C. 

      I, II & IV

    • D. 

      I & III

  • 14. 
    Irrigation is required in India because 
    • A. 

      Of low amount of rainfall

    • B. 

      The growing of crops call for it

    • C. 

      Of the uneven distribution of rainfall over space

    • D. 

      Of the uneven distribution of rainfall over time

  • 15. 
    The westerly disturbance causing winter rains in northern India originate in
    • A. 

      Himalays

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Arabian sea

    • D. 

      Mediterranean sea

  • 16. 
    How does common salt help in separating soap from the solution after saponification?
    • A. 

      By decreasing density of Soap

    • B. 

      By decreasing solubility of Soap

    • C. 

      By increasing density of Soap

    • D. 

      By increasing solubility of Soap

  • 17. 
    Paper is manufactured by
    • A. 

      Wood and resin

    • B. 

      Wood, sodium and bleaching powder

    • C. 

      Wood, calcium, hydrogen sulphite and resin

    • D. 

      Wood and bleaching powder

  • 18. 
    In an atomic explosion, enormous energy is released which is due to
    • A. 

      Conversion of chemical energy into heat energy

    • B. 

      Conversion of mechanical energy into nuclear energy

    • C. 

      Conversion of mass into energy

    • D. 

      Conversion of neutrons into protons

  • 19. 
    The dark lines in the solar spectrum are due to
    • A. 

      Absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the outer layers of the sun

    • B. 

      Destructive interference between waves of certain definite wavelengths

    • C. 

      Absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the prism used in the photograph

    • D. 

      Absence of corresponding wavelengths from the light emitted by the core of the sun

  • 20. 
    Very small time intervals are accurately measure by
    • A. 

      White dwarfs

    • B. 

      Quartz clocks

    • C. 

      Atomic clocks

    • D. 

      Pulsars

  • 21. 
    An aeroplane is flying horizontally with a velocity of 600 km/h and at a height of 1960 m. When it is vertically at a point A on the ground a bomb is released from it. The bomb strikes the ground at point B. The distance AB is
    • A. 

      1200 m

    • B. 

      0.33 km

    • C. 

      3.33 km

    • D. 

      33 km

  • 22. 
    It is easier to roll a barrel full of coal tar than to pull it because
    • A. 

      The full weight of the barrel comes into play when it is pulled

    • B. 

      The rolling friction is much less than the sliding friction

    • C. 

      More surface area of the barrel is in contact with the road when it is pulled

    • D. 

      Coal tar is a liquid and it flows in the barrel when it is rolled

  • 23. 
    One should not connect a number of electrical appliances to the same power socket because
    • A. 

      This can damage the appliances due to overloading

    • B. 

      This can damage the domestic wiring due to overloading

    • C. 

      This can damage the electrical meter

    • D. 

      The appliance will not get full voltage

  • 24. 
    On a stationary sail boat, air is blown from a fan attached to the boat. The boat
    • A. 

      Moves in opposite direction in which the air is blown

    • B. 

      Does not move

    • C. 

      Moves in the same direction in which air blows

    • D. 

      Spins around

  • 25. 
    Mercury is commonly used as a thermometric fluid rather than water because
    • A. 

      Specific heat of mercury is less than water

    • B. 

      Specific heat of mercury is more than water

    • C. 

      Mercury has greater visibility than water

    • D. 

      Density of mercury is more than the water