Mock Test 13 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 13 - Gs Paper I


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  • 1. 
    Swadeshi movement was specially marked by:
    • A. 

      Indian becoming aware of economic exploitation of british

    • B. 

      Active participation of women in movement

    • C. 

      Opening of several cottage industries

    • D. 

      Creation of hatefulness towards British industrialist

  • 2. 
    Non cooperation movement was withdrawn mainly because:
    • A. 

      Friction between moderated and extremists

    • B. 

      Withdrawal of support by muslim league

    • C. 

      Chauri chaura incident

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    How did national liberal federation of India came into existence
    • A. 

      Differences between muslim leagues and congress

    • B. 

      Clash between the moderate and the extremists in the congress

    • C. 

      Failure of muslim leagues and congress to achieve the gaols

    • D. 

      "divide and rule" policy of the brithis

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statement is correct in respect of the lucknow pact
    • A. 

      Through this pact a way was to achieve hindu-muslim

    • B. 

      As per gandhi ji it was a pact for power between the educated and rich hindus and muslims

    • C. 

      It did not involve the hindu and muslims masses

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    What was the main aim of home rule movement
    • A. 

      To remove british rule

    • B. 

      To turn out british

    • C. 

      To keep unity among hindu-muslim and fight for freedom

    • D. 

      To attain self govenerment within the british empire

  • 6. 
    Why the movement of Indian national congress remained most successful struggle file freedom?
    • A. 

      Due to leadership of W.B. bonnerjee

    • B. 

      Due to unity among hindu-muslim

    • C. 

      Because the movement was sponsored by a great englishman

    • D. 

      As there was no distrust among the members the british authorities could not find ways of suppressing the movement

  • 7. 
    khilafat movement, fully supported by both hindu and muslims and adopted by the congress through gandhi ji subsided because of
    • A. 

      Muslim league's opposition to Indian national congress

    • B. 

      Special concession given to muslims by the British governemnent

    • C. 

      Office of khalifa was abolished in turkey itself and better terms given turkey

    • D. 

      Internal fiction between congress and muslim league

  • 8. 
    The gandhi-Irwin pact:
    • A. 

      Agreed not to enforce the salt laws

    • B. 

      Release all political prisoners except those convicted of violence

    • C. 

      Nagpur session approved the agreement

    • D. 

      The congress was o suspend the civil disobedient movement

  • 9. 
    For which of the following was there support both from Hinud and muslims?
    • A. 

      Champaran satyaghraha

    • B. 

      Anti-partition movement

    • C. 

      Khilafat movement

    • D. 

      Quit India movement

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The communities opposed the quit India revolution

    • B. 

      Golwalker's RSS kept strictly aloof from the movement

    • C. 

      Rajgopalachari, the leading gandhian, opposed quit india campaign and pleaded for negotiations on the demands for pakistan

    • D. 

      The movement was relative strong in the punjab NWFP madras presidencey and kerela

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following is the difference between value atmarket prices and value at factor cost for a national aggregate?
    • A. 

      Value of consumption of fixed capital

    • B. 

      Value of indirect taxes net of subsidies

    • C. 

      Value of net factor income earned abroad

    • D. 

      Value of subsidies net of indirect taxes

  • 12. 
    Keynes states that the aggregate demand function is:
    • A. 

      An increasing function of the level of employment

    • B. 

      A decreasing function of the level of employment

    • C. 

      A constant function of the level of employment

    • D. 

      Not related to the level of employment

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are the limitations of national incomeestimation in India?1. Output of non-monetized sector. -2. Non availability of data about income of small producers or household enterprises.3. Unreported legal income.4. Inflation.Select the correct answer using the code given below
    • A. 

      1,2,3 and 4

    • B. 

      1,2 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1 and 4

  • 14. 
    Which one of The following is shown by the Phillips Curve?
    • A. 

      Inverse relationship between real and nominal wages

    • B. 

      Inverse relationship between the rate of inflation and rate of unemployment

    • C. 

      Positive relationship between nominal wages and the rate of employment

    • D. 

      Positive relationship between rate of inflation and nominal wages

  • 15. 
    If a producer pays the price for each of the inputs that it uses, equal to its value of marginal product, then which one of the following does it earn?
    • A. 

      Positive supernormal profit

    • B. 

      Zero supernormal profit

    • C. 

      Negative supernormal profit

    • D. 

      Monopoly profit

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are the characteristics of progressivetax?I. Marginal tax rate should be increasing.2. Marginal tax rate should be more than average tax rate.3. Gini coefficient for the post-tax distribution of income should be less than that of pre-tax distribution.4. Tax amount should be lump sum in nature.Select the correct answer using the code given below
    • A. 

      1,2,3and4

    • B. 

      1,2and3

    • C. 

      1 and 4

    • D. 

      2 and 3

  • 17. 
    Consider the following statements regarding argument for freetrade:1. Free trade leads to maximization of output, income andemployment.2. Free trade prevents monopoly.3. Free trade protects domestic industries.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      2and3

    • D. 

      1,2and 3

  • 18. 
    Which one of the following statements regarding Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY) is not correct?
    • A. 

      It was launched in the year 2007

    • B. 

      The contribution of the Central Government and State Governments in the premium is in the ratio of 75 : 25

    • C. 

      The scheme is applicable to rural landless households

    • D. 

      It provides insurance against natural death as well as accidental death

  • 19. 
    With which one of the following does the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis deal?
    • A. 

      Terms of trade of less developed countries

    • B. 

      Terms of trade of developed countries

    • C. 

      Balance of payments of less developed countries

    • D. 

      Balance of payments of developed countries

  • 20. 
    Consider the following statements:When factor intensity reversal occurs1. Heckscher-Ohlin trade model fads.2. factor price equalization theorem fails.3. elasticity of substitution of one factor for the other is much higher in the production of a commodity.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1,2 and 3

  • 21. 
    The Lorenz curve shows the relationship between
    • A. 

      Asset creation and income generation

    • B. 

      Population groups and their respective income shares

    • C. 

      Unemployment and inflation

    • D. 

      Wages, labour hours and leisure

  • 22. 
    which of the following is correct?The prime minister of India-
    • A. 

      Is free to choose his ministers only from among those who are members of either House of the Parliament

    • B. 

      Can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counselling by the President of India in this regard.

    • C. 

      Has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as minister in his cabinet.

    • D. 

      Has only limited powers in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretion ary power vested with the President of India.

  • 23. 
    Which one of the following is true regarding the Vice Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
    • A. 

      One has to be a member of Rajya Sabha for election to the post of Vice-Chairman.

    • B. 

      One need not necessarily be member of Rajya Sabha for election to the post of the Vice Chairman, as is in the case of Chairman.

    • C. 

      One has to be a member of either House of Parliament for election to the post of Vice- Chairman of Rajya Sabha.

    • D. 

      There is an established convention that the Vice Chairman of Rajya Sabha belongs to the main Opposition Party in Rajya Sabha

  • 24. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      If both the President and the Vice President resign, the Speaker of Sabha will act as President till a new President is elected.

    • B. 

      The Constitution of India prescribes both the minimum and maximum age limits for contesting the Presidential election

    • C. 

      In the event of resignation of the President, the Vice-President will act as President for the residual period of the President’s tenure as in the U.S.A.

    • D. 

      In India, the President a part of Parliament

  • 25. 
    The position of the president which was undermined by the 42nd amendment was sub-sequently somewhat retrieved by the
    • A. 

      44th amendment

    • B. 

      45th amendment

    • C. 

      26th amendment

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    The nature of the anti-Imperialist struggle was
    • A. 

      Always peaceful and constitutional

    • B. 

      Initially constitutional and by large non-violent

    • C. 

      Based on continuous armed resistance

    • D. 

      Largely supported by foreign powers

  • 27. 
    The position of the prime minister of India is superior to that of his counter-part in Britain because
    • A. 

      India is the biggest democracy

    • B. 

      India has adopted the federal system

    • C. 

      India has a written constitution

    • D. 

      His office enjoys constitutional basis

  • 28. 
    The objective of the Morley-Minto Reforms was
    • A. 

      Extension of provincial assemblies

    • B. 

      To give more powers to local government

    • C. 

      To abolish the post of secretary of the state for India

    • D. 

      To establish diarchy in provinces

  • 29. 
    The members of the State Public Service Commission are appointed by the
    • A. 

      Chief minister

    • B. 

      Chief justice

    • C. 

      Governor

    • D. 

      Vice-president

  • 30. 
    The president can assign any of the functions of the union government to the state government
    • A. 

      In consultation with the chief justice of India

    • B. 

      In consultation with the state governor

    • C. 

      In his discretion

    • D. 

      In consultation with the government of the state

  • 31. 
    When can a President use his discretion in appointing the Prime Minister ?
    • A. 

      In no circumstances

    • B. 

      Only when the Lok Sabha has been dissolved.

    • C. 

      When no political oarty enjoys a clear majority in the Lok Sabha.

    • D. 

      In all circumstances

  • 32. 
    Coral reef systems such as the Great Barrier Reef are under threat because of the loss of sharks. But what is the main cause of the latter’s decline in numbers?
    • A. 

      A deadly virus

    • B. 

      Humans hunting for shark fins

    • C. 

      A lack of prey

    • D. 

      A rise in orca predators

  • 33. 
    Out of the following pairs, choose the pair in which the physical quantities do not have identical dimension?
    • A. 

      Pressure and Young's modules

    • B. 

      Planck's constant and Angular momentum

    • C. 

      Impulse and moment of force

    • D. 

      Force and rate of change of linear momentum

  • 34. 
    If two bodies of different masses, initially at rest, are acted upon by the same force for the same time, then the both bodies acquire the same
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Momentum

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Kinetic energy

  • 35. 
    Rectifiers are used to convert
    • A. 

      Direct current to Alternating current

    • B. 

      Alternating current to Direct current

    • C. 

      High voltage to low voltage

    • D. 

      Low voltage to high voltage

  • 36. 
    It is more difficult to walk on a sandy road than on a concrete road because
    • A. 

      Sand is soft and concreter is hard

    • B. 

      The friction between sand and feet is less than that between concrete and feet

    • C. 

      The friction between sand and feet is more than that between concrete and feet

    • D. 

      The sand is grainy but concrete is smooth

  • 37. 
    Materials for rain-proof coats and tents owe their water-proof properties to
    • A. 

      Surface tension

    • B. 

      Viscosity

    • C. 

      Specific gravity

    • D. 

      Elasticity

  • 38. 
    Suitable impurities are added to a semiconductor depending on its use. This is done in order to
    • A. 

      Increase its life

    • B. 

      Enable it to withstand higher voltages

    • C. 

      Increase its electrical conductivity

    • D. 

      Increase its electrical conductivity

  • 39. 
    It takes much longer to cook food in the hills than in the plains, because
    • A. 

      In the hills the atmospheric pressure is lower than that in the plains and therefore water boils at a temperature lower than 100oC causing an increase in cooking time

    • B. 

      Due to low atmospheric pressure on the hills, the water boils at a temperature higher than 100oC and therefore water takes longer to boil

    • C. 

      In the hills the atmospheric density is low and therefore a lot of heat is lost to the atmosphere

    • D. 

      In the hills the humidity is high and therefore a lot of heat is absorbed by the atmosphere leaving very little heat for cooking

  • 40. 
    Oil raise up the wick in a lamp. The principle involves
    • A. 

      The diffusion of oil through the wick

    • B. 

      The liquid state of oil

    • C. 

      Capillary action phenomenon

    • D. 

      Volatility of oil

  • 41. 
    Railway tracks are banked on curves
    • A. 

      Necessary centrifugal force may be obtained from the horizontal component weight of the train

    • B. 

      To avoid frictional force between the tracks and wheels

    • C. 

      Necessary centripetal force may be obtained from the horizontal component of the weight of the train

    • D. 

      The train may not fly off in the opposite direction

  • 42. 
    Which one of the following is not correct?
    • A. 

      Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Maharastra are the main states producing cashew nuts

    • B. 

      90% of the world demand of cashew nut is met by India

    • C. 

      Cashew nut requires average temperature between 10C to 450C, rainfall between 85cm to 300 cm

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 43. 
    Which method of water purification does not kill microorganism?
    • A. 

      Boiling

    • B. 

      Filtration

    • C. 

      Chlorination

    • D. 

      UV-irradiation

  • 44. 
    Sugarcane + Potato is an intercropping system of—
    • A. 

      Autumn season

    • B. 

      Zaid season

    • C. 

      Spring season

    • D. 

      Rainy season

  • 45. 
    Sprinkler irrigation is suitable, where the soil has—
    • A. 

      Clayey texture

    • B. 

      Loamy texture

    • C. 

      Undulating topography

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 46. 
    Pudding is done to—
    • A. 

      Reduce percolation of water

    • B. 

      Pulverise and levelling soil

    • C. 

      Kill weeds

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 47. 
    The main function of NABARD is—
    • A. 

      Farmers’ loaning

    • B. 

      Agricultural research

    • C. 

      Refinancing to agricultural financing institutions

    • D. 

      Development of agriculture

  • 48. 
    The permanent preservative, which is used for preservation of fruit and vegetables, is—
    • A. 

      Sodium chloride

    • B. 

      Potassium metabisulphate

    • C. 

      Potassium sulphate

    • D. 

      Sugar

  • 49. 
    Which of the followings are short day crops ?
    • A. 

      Maize, Lobia, Bajra

    • B. 

      Wheat, Mustard, Gram

    • C. 

      Moong, Soybean, Bajra

    • D. 

      Wheat, Soybean, Bajra

  • 50. 
    Insecticides are specific inhibitors of—
    • A. 

      Excretory system

    • B. 

      Digestive system

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Blood Circulatory system