Mock Test 17 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 17 - Gs Paper I


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Indus Valley civilization was urban, whereas the Vedic civilization was rural.

    • B. 

      Peepal tree was worshipped in Indus valley civilization whereas Burgad tree was worshipped in Vedic civilization.

    • C. 

      The main emphasis in Indus Valley civilization was on trade whereas in Vedic age it was on religion.

    • D. 

      Indus Valley civilization believed in non violence whereas Vedic civilization had no hard and fast rules about it.

  • 2. 
    The chief impact of Vedic culture on Indian history was 
    • A. 

      Growth of Sanskrit

    • B. 

      Progress of philosophy

    • C. 

      Consolidation of caste system

    • D. 

      Rise of other worldly outlook

  • 3. 
    The ninth mandala of the Rig Veda samhita is devoted wholly to 
    • A. 

      Urvashi and the Heaven

    • B. 

      Soma and the god who is named after the drink

    • C. 

      Indra and his elephant

    • D. 

      Gods related to plants and drugs

  • 4. 
    Boghazkoi is important because 
    • A. 

      Inscriptions found here mention the names of Vedic gods and goddesses.

    • B. 

      It is known as significant trading centre between Central Asia and Tibet.

    • C. 

      The original text of the Vedas was composed there.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Emphasis on ahima

    • B. 

      Casteless Society

    • C. 

      Worship of gods and goddesses

    • D. 

      Worship of Stupa

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Rejection of the caste system

    • B. 

      Atheism

    • C. 

      Emphasis on rituals and sacrifices

    • D. 

      Rejection of the authority of Vedas

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements about Mahavira is/are correct?1. Mahavira’s doctrines include observance of continence.2. The division of Jainism into Svetambara & Digambara sects took place during Mahavira’s time.3. Mahavira condemned the Varna system
    • A. 

      I and 2

    • B. 

      I and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      I only

  • 8. 
    Consider the statements about the BuddhismI. Earlier women were not allowed in spread of Buddhism but later on they were allowedII.People were admitted to Buddhism without any caste considerationIII.Buddhism was liberal and democratic Which of above statement is/are true about the Buddhism?
    • A. 

      I Only

    • B. 

      II only

    • C. 

      I and II

    • D. 

      I, II and III

  • 9. 
    The Puranas contain
    • A. 

      Laws of Manu and the history on various dynasties

    • B. 

      Thoughts on the mystery of life and universe mythology

    • C. 

      Hymns in favour of the Gods

    • D. 

      Mythology

  • 10. 
    ‘Right belief, Right knowledge and Right action’ are the three jewels of
    • A. 

      Sh√°jvites

    • B. 

      Jams

    • C. 

      Buddhi

    • D. 

      KabirPanthis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is in the correct chronological order of Buddhist Councils? 
    • A. 

      Rajagriha, Vaishali, Pataliputra, Kashmir

    • B. 

      Vaishali, Kashmir, Rajagriha, Pataliputra

    • C. 

      Kashmir, Vaishali, Pataliputra, Rajagriha

    • D. 

      Pataliputra, Vaishali, Kashmir, Rajagriha

  • 12. 
    Which of following statement is correct about the First Buddhist Council?
    • A. 

      First Buddhist Council of held in Pataliputra

    • B. 

      First Buddhist Council was held in Rajgriha and patronized by Ajatasatru

    • C. 

      First Buddhist Council was held in Kashmir and patronized by Kanishka

    • D. 

      First Buddhist Council was held in Kashmir and patronized by Ajatasatru

  • 13. 
    Which of following statement is correct about the spread of Jainism?
    • A. 

      Both Men and women were admitted to spread Jainism

    • B. 

      Only Men were allowed to spread the Jain religion

    • C. 

      Only Women were allowed to spread the Jain religion

    • D. 

      It was successful in attracting the huge masses

  • 14. 
    The significant change in the new FEMA which has replaced FERA is that the emphasis from imprisonment will be shifted to
    • A. 

      Adjudication

    • B. 

      Compounding

    • C. 

      Arbitration

    • D. 

      Voluntary compliance

  • 15. 
    Government of India's disinvestment policy was recast in 2000 to provide for 'strategic sale' of PSU shares the policy involves:
    • A. 

      Sale with a change in management

    • B. 

      Majority holding to be sold to a private party

    • C. 

      Sale of only loss-making PSUs.

    • D. 

      Sale of shares of defence of PSUs.

  • 16. 
    'Level playing fields' argument of industries requires
    • A. 

      MNCs to be stopped from investing in India

    • B. 

      Licence for MNCs to be given only in environment friendly technology

    • C. 

      Domestic industries to be given preference

    • D. 

      Domestic industries on par with MNCs

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Review the working of the five year plans

    • B. 

      Consider important socio-economic policies

    • C. 

      Decide on allocation among states

    • D. 

      Improve the efficiency of administrative services required for plan implementation

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Existence of a large variety of financial institutions

    • B. 

      The federal nature of Indian polity

    • C. 

      The volatility of the Indian rupee

    • D. 

      Delay in the administration of justice

  • 19. 
    The purpose of the Indian brand equity fund is
    • A. 

      To promote inbond tourism

    • B. 

      To make 'made in India' a label of quality

    • C. 

      To organize trade fairs

    • D. 

      To provide venture capital to IT sector

  • 20. 
    It has been estimated that rural poverty has increased after the launching of the new economic policy(1991). Which of the following factors may not be responsible for this? 
    • A. 

      Reduction in fertiliser subsidy

    • B. 

      Reduction in development expenditure

    • C. 

      Increase in the issue price of items under Public distribution system

    • D. 

      Contract farming

  • 21. 
    One of the reasons for India's occupational structure remaining more or less the same over the years has been that
    • A. 

      Investment pattern has been directed towards capital intensive industries

    • B. 

      Productivity in agriculture has been high enough to induce people to stay with agriculture

    • C. 

      Ceiling on land holdings have enabled more people to own land and hence their preference to stay with agriculture

    • D. 

      People are largely unaware of the significance of transition from agriculture to industry for economic development

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Industrial Development Bank of India

    • B. 

      Industrial Finance Corporation of India

    • C. 

      Industrial Reconstruction corporation of India

    • D. 

      Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India

  • 23. 
    Decision on question as to disqualifications of membership of either Houses of Parliament rests with the:Decision on question as to disqualifications of membership of either Houses of Parliament rests with the: - See more at: http://gkhub.com/indian-polity-objective-type-questions-and-answers-for-ssc-nda-and-other-state-psc-exams/#sthash.A7sIUCDk.dpufDecision on question as to disqualifications of membership of either Houses of Parliament rests with the: - See more at: http://gkhub.com/indian-polity-objective-type-questions-and-answers-for-ssc-nda-and-other-state-psc-exams/#sthash.A7sIUCDk.dpufDecision on question as to disqualifications of membership of either Houses of Parliament rests with the: - See more at: http://gkhub.com/indian-polity-objective-type-questions-and-answers-for-ssc-nda-and-other-state-psc-exams/#sthash.A7sIUCDk.dpuf
    • A. 

      Election Commission

    • B. 

      House of Parliament concerned

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of India

    • D. 

      President after consultation with the Election Commission

  • 24. 
    A member of parliament can be disqualified on ground of defection:
    • A. 

      If he voluntarily resigns from the membership of political party

    • B. 

      If he votes or abstains from voting contrary to directions issued by the political party without prior permission

    • C. 

      If he takes a stand contrary to the stand of the party

    • D. 

      If he joins a political party other than the one on whose ticket he contested the election and got elected

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Money bill

    • B. 

      Bill pertaining to impeachment of president

    • C. 

      Bill pertaining to powers of the supreme court

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 26. 
    The term 'closure' in parliamentary terminology implies
    • A. 

      The end of session of parliament

    • B. 

      Stoppage of debate on a motion

    • C. 

      End of the day's proceeding

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 27. 
    Assertion(A): If the budget presented to the rajya sabha is not passed within the stipulated period, the budget proposals are not affected.Reason(R): In financial matters the lok sabha is more powerful than the rajya sabha
    • A. 

      Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    • B. 

      Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.

    • C. 

      A is true but R is false

    • D. 

      A is false but R is true.

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Zero hour

    • B. 

      Cut motion

    • C. 

      Adjournment motion

    • D. 

      Guilotine

  • 29. 
    Consider the following statements in regard to Speaker of the Lok Sabha:1. Presides over the joint sitting of both the Houses.2. Doesn’t have the right to vote.3. Has the power to adjourn the House.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 30. 
    Consider the following statements:1. The allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha to the States is based on population of that particular state.2. A Member of Rajya Sabha should be a domicile of the State from which he/she is elected.3. Members of Rajya Sabha are elected by the elected members of the Assemblies of States and Union territories.Which of the statements given above is/are correct
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      The amount of freedom citizens have

    • B. 

      Elected legislators

    • C. 

      A king

    • D. 

      Rule of the people

  • 32. 
    The council of Ministers in a Parliamentary type of Government can remain in office till it enjoys the support of the
    • A. 

      Majority of the members of the Lower House of Parliament

    • B. 

      Majority of the members of the Upper House of Parliament

    • C. 

      Minority of members of the Upper House of Parliament

    • D. 

      Minority of members of the Lower House

  • 33. 
    What is the meaning of coral bleaching?
    • A. 

      Paling of coral color or decline in zooxanthellae due to climate change

    • B. 

      Impacts of excessive sea trade on fishing industry

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 34. 
    Biodiversity Hotspot are characterized on the basis of:
    • A. 

      Endemic flowering plant and threat perception

    • B. 

      Endemic flowering plant

    • C. 

      Species of flowering plants

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 35. 
    The age of a tree can be determined by
    • A. 

      Its biomass

    • B. 

      Number of annual rings

    • C. 

      Its height and width

    • D. 

      Diameter of its sapwood

  • 36. 
    Block A of mass 2 kg is placed over block B of mass 8 kg. The combination is placed over a rough horizontal surface. Coefficient of friction between B and the floor is 0.5. Coefficient of friction between A and B is 0.4. A horizontal force of 10 N is applied on block B. The force of friction between A and B is
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      50 N

    • C. 

      40 N

    • D. 

      100 N

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Sound travels in a straight line

    • B. 

      Sound travels as waves

    • C. 

      Sound is a from of energy

    • D. 

      Sound travels faster in vacuum that then in air

  • 38. 
    In the longitudinal waves the direction of vibration in medium of particle is
    • A. 

      Perpendicular to propagation of wave

    • B. 

      Parallel to propagation

    • C. 

      Different from each other

    • D. 

      Variable for time to time.

  • 39. 
    Loudness of a note of sound is
    • A. 

      Directly proportional to amplitude of the wave

    • B. 

      Directly proportional to square of amplitude of wave

    • C. 

      Directly proportional to velocity of the wave

    • D. 

      Directly proportional to square of velocity of the wave

  • 40. 
    Consider the following statements:Assertion A : The velocity of sound in the air increases due to presence of moisture in itReason (R) : The presence of moisture in air lowers the density of air. Of these statements
    • A. 

      Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

    • B. 

      Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (a)

    • C. 

      (A) is true but (R) is false

    • D. 

      (A) is false but (R) is true

  • 41. 
    The velocity of sound in any gas depends upon
    • A. 

      Wavelength of sound only

    • B. 

      Density and elasticity of gas

    • C. 

      Intensity of sound waves only

    • D. 

      Amplitude and frequency of sound

  • 42. 
    Ultrasonic waves are those waves
    • A. 

      To which man can hear

    • B. 

      Man can not hear

    • C. 

      Are of high velocity

    • D. 

      Of high amplitude

  • 43. 
    The specific heat of a gas in isothermal process is
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Remains constant

    • D. 

      Infinite

  • 44. 
    Latent heat of ice is
    • A. 

      Less than external latent heat of fusion

    • B. 

      Equal to external latent heat of fusion

    • C. 

      More then external latent heat of fusion

    • D. 

      Twice the external latent heat of fusion

  • 45. 
    At constant volume temperature is increased then
    • A. 

      Collision on walls will be less

    • B. 

      Collision frequency will be increases

    • C. 

      Collision will be in straight line

    • D. 

      Collision will not change

  • 46. 
    Which one of the following quantities can be zero on a average for the molecules of an ideal gas in equilibrium?
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Momentum

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 47. 
    A unit mass of solid converted to liquid at its melting point. Heat is required for this process is
    • A. 

      Specific heat

    • B. 

      Latent heat of vaporization

    • C. 

      Latent heat of fusion

    • D. 

      External latent heat

  • 48. 
    What is the carbon credit?
    • A. 

      It is the difference between the carbon emission allowed and actually emitted carbon

    • B. 

      It is the loan amount by IMF for reducing pollution

    • C. 

      It is loan given to poor people for buying Modern Stoves

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 49. 
    Which of following statement is true about the Ecotone?
    • A. 

      It is meeting place of two different eco systems

    • B. 

      It is meeting place of two same eco systems

    • C. 

      Density of species is very low here

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 50. 
    Which one of following regions does the Bushmen tribe belong to?
    • A. 

      Kalahari Desert

    • B. 

      Siberia

    • C. 

      Arabian Desert

    • D. 

      Canadian Tundra