Mock Test 15 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 15 - Gs Paper I


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  • 1. 
    Why did the powers to govern were transferred from east India company to british crown?I. For better govt.II. Company's limitation in administrationIII. Due to lack of accountability
    • A. 

      Only I

    • B. 

      Only II

    • C. 

      Both II & III

    • D. 

      All

  • 2. 
    Choose the incorrect:I. objective of associating Indians in administration was to understand their custom & traditions by the britishII. During british rule the secretary of state had power to take final decisionsIII. Council formed under secretary of state was advisory in nature
    • A. 

      Only II

    • B. 

      Only III

    • C. 

      Both I & III

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not the weakness of legislative council formed to assist secretary of state?I. It could not discuss financial matterII. It required the permission if viceroy to pass the budgetIII. final passing of bil needed approval of secretary of state/
    • A. 

      Only I

    • B. 

      Only II

    • C. 

      Both II & III

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What was the basic objective of mayo's resolution 1870?
    • A. 

      Creating local bodies

    • B. 

      Financial decentralization

    • C. 

      People's participation in policy making

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What were the drawbacks of local bodies formed during British rule?I. Limited franchiseII. No proper control and management by the governmentIII. Municipalities were headed by non-officials 
    • A. 

      Both I & III

    • B. 

      Both I & II

    • C. 

      Both II & III

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    Why did the British felt the need of decentralization of powers?
    • A. 

      Financial difficulties due to over-centralisation

    • B. 

      Rising tide of nationalism

    • C. 

      Associating Indians in administration was seen as instrument to check politicisation by Bitish

    • D. 

      All

  • 7. 
    Judge of the High Court can be removed from office during his tenure by:udge of the High Court can be removed from office during his tenure by: - See more at: http://gkhub.com/indian-polity-objective-type-questions-and-answers-for-ssc-nda-and-other-state-psc-exams/#sthash.wuuWsmeQ.dpuf
    • A. 

      The Governor if the State legislature passes a resolution to this effect by two-thirds majority

    • B. 

      The President on the basis of a resolution passed by the Parliament by two-thirds majority

    • C. 

      The Chief Justice of the Supreme court on the recommendation of the Parliament

    • D. 

      The Chief Justice of the High Court on the recommendation of the State Legislature

  • 8. 
    Judicial Review in the Indian Constitution is based on:
    • A. 

      Procedure established by law

    • B. 

      Due process of Law

    • C. 

      Rule of Law

    • D. 

      Precedents and conventions

  • 9. 
    The provision of providing identity cards to voters has been made in:
    • A. 

      The Constitution of India

    • B. 

      The Representation of the People Act 1958

    • C. 

      The Election Laws (Amendment) Act 1975

    • D. 

      The Criminal and Election Laws (Amendment) Act 1969

  • 10. 
    The power to decide an election petition is vested in the
    • A. 

      Parliament

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      High courts

    • D. 

      Election Commission

  • 11. 
    The pension of a high court judge is charged to the
    • A. 

      Consolidated Fund of India

    • B. 

      Consolidated Fund of the state where he last served

    • C. 

      Consolidated Funds of the different states where he has served

    • D. 

      Contingency Fund of India

  • 12. 
    The power of Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the centre and states falls under its
    • A. 

      Advisory jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Appellate jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Original jurisdiction

    • D. 

      Constitutional jurisdiction

  • 13. 
    The powers to legislate with respect to any matter not enumerated in any of the three lists are mentioned as residuary powers. Which of the following is empowered to determine finally as to whether or not a particular matter falls in this category
    • A. 

      Lok Sabha

    • B. 

      Judiciary

    • C. 

      Rajya Sabha

    • D. 

      Parliament

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    The phrase 'procedure established by the law' means
    • A. 

      The judges in India cannot question the fairness or validity of a law, provided it is within the limits of the constitution

    • B. 

      Judges in India can question the fairness or validity of an undue law even if it is within the limits of the constitution

    • C. 

      Judges in India can declare a law invalid simply because in their opinion the law is not due or is unjust

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The member of a State Public Service Commission can be removed on the ground of misbehavior only after an enquiry has been conducted by the
    • A. 

      Supreme Court of India

    • B. 

      High Court of the state

    • C. 

      Committee appointed by the president

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    The oath of office is conducted to the president by
    • A. 

      The speaker of Lok Sabha

    • B. 

      The chief justice of India

    • C. 

      The vice-president of India

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    National Income estimates in India is prepared by
    • A. 

      RBI

    • B. 

      C.S.O.

    • C. 

      Finance Ministry

    • D. 

      Planning Commission

  • 19. 
    In India which source of irrigation is widely used
    • A. 

      Wells

    • B. 

      Canals

    • C. 

      Rivers

    • D. 

      Tanks

  • 20. 
    The former name of Reserve Bank of India was
    • A. 

      National Bank of India

    • B. 

      State Bank of India

    • C. 

      Imperial Bank of India

    • D. 

      Central Bank of India

  • 21. 
    The ratio between marketable crop yield and water used in evapotranspiration is known as--
    • A. 

      Field water use efficiency

    • B. 

      Economic irrigation efficiency

    • C. 

      Consumptive use efficiency

    • D. 

      Water use efficiency

  • 22. 
    Among the following crop rotations, which is good for in creasing soil Nutrient status?
    • A. 

      Rice-Wheat

    • B. 

      Groundnut-Wheat

    • C. 

      Pearlmillet-Wheat

    • D. 

      Sorghum-Wheat

  • 23. 
    White colour of soil is due to the presence of -
    • A. 

      White colour of soil is due to the presence of - 1. Silica 2. Iron 3. Manganese oxide 4. All of these Silica

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Manganese oxide

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 24. 
    The animals produced by mating of two different breeds of the same species is known as -
    • A. 

      Mixed breed

    • B. 

      Cross breed

    • C. 

      Exotic breed

    • D. 

      Pure breed

  • 25. 
    Water use efficiency is the highest is case of-
    • A. 

      Border irrigation

    • B. 

      Drip irrigation

    • C. 

      Sprinkler irrigation

    • D. 

      Flood irrigation

  • 26. 
    The chemical, which is used for controlling the mites, is known as -
    • A. 

      Fungicides

    • B. 

      Mematicides

    • C. 

      Acaricides

    • D. 

      Insecticides

  • 27. 
    Crop rotation helps to
    • A. 

      Lessen use of pesticides

    • B. 

      Yield more crops

    • C. 

      Produce a greater choice of plant products

    • D. 

      Eliminate parasites which have selective hosts

  • 28. 
    Greening of potato results in--
    • A. 

      Increase in nutritional quality

    • B. 

      Increase in disease resistance

    • C. 

      Decrease in disease resistance

    • D. 

      Decrease in nutritional quality

  • 29. 
    Which one of the following makes a case for intensive, modern farming?
    • A. 

      Cropping pattern

    • B. 

      Higher output using organic method

    • C. 

      Remunerative price

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 30. 
    Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with -
    • A. 

      Breeding of crop plants

    • B. 

      Principles of field management

    • C. 

      Principles and practice of crop production

    • D. 

      Protection of crops from Diseases and Pests

  • 31. 
    Monoculture is a typical characteristics of -
    • A. 

      Shifting cultivation

    • B. 

      Subsistence farming

    • C. 

      Specialized horticulture

    • D. 

      Commercial grain farming

  • 32. 
    India’s economic planning CANNOT be said to be:
    • A. 

      Indicative

    • B. 

      Imperative

    • C. 

      Limited

    • D. 

      Democratic

  • 33. 
    The Ahar Movement:
    • A. 

      Was moved by ideas of self-government.

    • B. 

      Disliked the loyalist politics of Aligarh School and big nawabs and zamindars.

    • C. 

      Advocated participation in the militant national movement.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    Which of the following writs is issued to the courts, corporations or persons directing them to perform their duty?
    • A. 

      Habeas Corpus

    • B. 

      Uo Corpus

    • C. 

      Mandamus

    • D. 

      Prohibition

  • 35. 
    Peaty soil are mostly found in:
    • A. 

      Bihar

    • B. 

      Orissa

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Gujarat

  • 36. 
    The New Symbol of Indian Rupee is a blend of
    • A. 

      Devanagiri Ra

    • B. 

      Roman R

    • C. 

      Devanagiri Ra and Roman

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 37. 
    Which is the most important source of income for Government of India?
    • A. 

      Interest

    • B. 

      Licence fee

    • C. 

      Income tax

    • D. 

      Excise duty

  • 38. 
    India’s foreign trade policy could be best described as
    • A. 

      Free trade

    • B. 

      Laizzez faire

    • C. 

      Controlled free trade

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 39. 
    Steel is more elastic than rubber because it -
    • A. 

      Is harder than rubber

    • B. 

      Requires larger deforming force

    • C. 

      Is never deformed

    • D. 

      Is deformed very easily

  • 40. 
    Price rigidity is the feature of -
    • A. 

      Perfect competitive competition

    • B. 

      Monopoly

    • C. 

      Oligopoly

    • D. 

      Monopolistic competition

  • 41. 
    The surface of a lake is frozen in severe winter, but the water at its bottom is still liquid. What is the reason?
    • A. 

      Ice is a bad conductor of heat

    • B. 

      Since the surface of the lake is at the same temperature as the air, no heat is lost

    • C. 

      The density of water is maximum at 4°C

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    Which of the following devices converts electrical energy into mechanical energy?
    • A. 

      Dynamo

    • B. 

      Transformer

    • C. 

      Electric motor

    • D. 

      Inductor

  • 43. 
    A person weighs more in a lift, which is -
    • A. 

      Moving up with a constant velocity

    • B. 

      Moving down with a constant velocity

    • C. 

      Accelerating upward

    • D. 

      Accelerating downward

  • 44. 
    Conservation of energy means that -
    • A. 

      Energy can be created as well as destroyed

    • B. 

      Energy can be created, but not destroyed

    • C. 

      Energy cannot be created, but can be destroyed

    • D. 

      Energy can neither be created nor destroyed

  • 45. 
    A person climbing a hill bends forward in order to -
    • A. 

      Avoid slipping

    • B. 

      Increase speed

    • C. 

      Reduce fatigue

    • D. 

      Increase stability

  • 46. 
    A football bounces when it falls on the ground, because -
    • A. 

      It is made up of Rubber

    • B. 

      It is hollow

    • C. 

      It is very light and is able to overcome the resistance of air

    • D. 

      Of its property of elasticity

  • 47. 
    An air bubble in water will act like a -
    • A. 

      Convex mirror

    • B. 

      Concave lens

    • C. 

      Concave mirror

    • D. 

      Convex lens

  • 48. 
    Superconductivity means -
    • A. 

      Very feeble currect

    • B. 

      Very large current

    • C. 

      Current without facing any resistance

    • D. 

      Current due to positive particles

  • 49. 
    In photoelectric emission, the energy of emitted electron is
    • A. 

      Same as that of incident photon

    • B. 

      Larger than that of incident photon

    • C. 

      Less than that of incident photon

    • D. 

      Proportional to the intensity of incident light

  • 50. 
    Garampani sanctuary is located at
    • A. 

      Junagarh, Gujarat

    • B. 

      Diphu, Assam

    • C. 

      Kohima, Nagaland

    • D. 

      Gangtok, Sikkim