Mock Test 18 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 18 - Gs Paper I

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  • 1. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Investments has been set-up to address which of the following___?
    • A. 

      To submit a report on the hurdles creating bottle-necks on the economy

    • B. 

      To boost big ticket investments and untangle red-tapism

    • C. 

      To fast track disinvestment in PSUs

    • D. 

      To attract foreign investment into India to attract foreign investment into India

  • 2. 
    Name the committee for formulating the framework of restructuring railways:
    • A. 

      Jain Committee

    • B. 

      Venkatachelliah

    • C. 

      Rakesh Mohan Committee

    • D. 

      Dinesh Goswami Committee

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      1,2 and 3

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      2 and 3 only

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A purse given privately by one organization to another

    • B. 

      A grant given by the Government of India to the erstwhile Princes of India

    • C. 

      A purse given by the government of India to dignitaries for service rendered

    • D. 

      A gift given by an erstwhile Prince of India to the Government of India

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Gram Sabha

    • B. 

      Gram Panchayat

    • C. 

      Municipalities

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Estimates Committee

    • B. 

      Committee on Public Undertakings

    • C. 

      Public Accounts Committee

    • D. 

      Committee on Public Assurances

  • 7. 
    The Estimates Committee of Parliament
    • A. 

      Examines the statements of accounts of the government

    • B. 

      Considers the report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India

    • C. 

      Examines the budget before its presentation to Lok Sabha

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The writ” prohibition’ ensures
    • A. 

      Issuing directions by a higher court to lower court

    • B. 

      That no person remains in jail without any cause

    • C. 

      Issuing direction by Supreme Court or High Courts to anybody to do some particular thing

    • D. 

      Stopping proceedings in a lower court on the ground of excess of jurisdiction

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Secretary to the Government of India

    • B. 

      Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission

    • C. 

      Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister

    • D. 

      Supreme Court Judge

  • 10. 
    The writv certiorari’ensures 
    • A. 

      Issuing directions by a higher court to lower court

    • B. 

      Issuing direction by Supreme Court or High Courts to inferior court to remove a suit and adjudicate upon the validity of the proceedings.

    • C. 

      That no person remains in jail without any cause

    • D. 

      Stopping proceedings in a lower court on the ground of excess of jurisdiction.

  • 11. 
    Proportional representation is not necessary in a country where 
    • A. 

      There are no reserved constituencies

    • B. 

      A two-party system has developed

    • C. 

      The first-past-post system prevails

    • D. 

      There is a fusion of Presidential and Parliamentary forms of government

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Govt. by a priestly class

    • B. 

      Govt. by military people

    • C. 

      Govt. by a few people

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Country's exports promotion value

    • B. 

      Country's stringent import policy

    • C. 

      Developments in national and international markets

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The negative aspect of economic development after independence is—I. Problems of poverty and unemployment have not been eliminatedII. Industrialisation did not take place as expectedIII. Many public sector enterprises started making lossesThe negative aspect of economic development after independence is— - See more at: http://gkhub.com/indian-economy-for-ssc-rrb-nda-appsc-cds-ibps-exams/#sthash.hNQquZYd.dpuf
    • A. 

      Both I & II

    • B. 

      Both II & III

    • C. 

      Both III & I

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      The latest space shuttle of USA

    • B. 

      The latest space drive of Russia

    • C. 

      Organisation of oil producing companies of India

    • D. 

      Organisation of oil exporting countries

  • 16. 
    Excise duty is a tax levied on the
    • A. 

      Import of goods

    • B. 

      Export of goods

    • C. 

      Production of goods

    • D. 

      Sale of goods

  • 17. 
    The currency convertibility concept in its original form originated in
    • A. 

      Wells Agreement

    • B. 

      Bretton Woods Agreement

    • C. 

      Taylors Agreement

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    " Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about "World Bank" ?A. World Bank sponsored financial institutions in developing countries.B. World Bank has been provide assistance for development programme which help in infrastructure development.C. The World Bank provide assistance to developing countries under South-South developing Agenda." -
    • A. 

      Both A & B

    • B. 

      Both B & C

    • C. 

      Both C & A

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 19. 
    The main objective of WTO is—The main objective of WTO is—The main objective of WTO is—
    • A. 

      Import and export restrictions to be abolished

    • B. 

      Instead of bilateral agreements, WTO expects the countries to follow multilateral agreements

    • C. 

      To regulate international trade of both goods and services

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Shankracharya was the founder of
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Jainism

    • C. 

      Arya Samaj

    • D. 

      Advaitic philosophy

  • 21. 
    The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of
    • A. 

      Sutlej and Beas

    • B. 

      Jhelum and Chenab

    • C. 

      Ravi and Chenab

    • D. 

      Ganga and Yamuna

  • 22. 
    Tripitakas are sacred books of
    • A. 

      Buddhists

    • B. 

      Hindus

    • C. 

      Jains

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Demonstration effect meansDemonstration effect meansDemonstration effect means
    • A. 

      Effect of advertisement

    • B. 

      Imitating effect of consumption

    • C. 

      Effect of entertainment

    • D. 

      effect of an experiment

  • 24. 
    Indian Railways is a:
    • A. 

      Joint sector undertaking

    • B. 

      Public sector undertaking

    • C. 

      Departmental operation

    • D. 

      Private sector undertaking

  • 25. 
     An emulsifier is an agent which
    • A. 

      Stabilises an emulsion

    • B. 

      Aids the flocculation of an emulsion

    • C. 

      Accelerates the dispersion

    • D. 

      Homogenises an emulsion

  • 26. 
    The 180-metre long road which links two Bangladeshi enclaves is known as -
    • A. 

      Dahagram corridor

    • B. 

      Kuchlibari corridor

    • C. 

      Tin Bigha corridor

    • D. 

      Angarapota corridor

  • 27. 
    ‘Yurts’ are‘Yurts’ are
    • A. 

      A nomadic tribe of the Middle East

    • B. 

      A type of milk preparation

    • C. 

      A tent of animal skins of the monadic tribes of Central Asia

    • D. 

      A type of land form found in deserts

  • 28. 
     A cyclone is a system of wind in which the wind blows spirally
    • A. 

      Towards the centre of low pressure

    • B. 

      Towards the central region of high pressure

    • C. 

      Towards a region of low pressure

    • D. 

      Outwards from a central region of high pressure

  • 29. 
    "Aam Admi Bima Yojana"" is an insurance scheme for rural landless households introduced by"
    • A. 

      National Insurance Cooperation

    • B. 

      Life Insurance Corpotation

    • C. 

      UTI

    • D. 

      ICICI Life Prudential Corporation

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Does not radiate heat

    • B. 

      Does not radiate heat but absorbs heat from the surroundings

    • C. 

      Radiates heat but absorbs more heat from surroundings

    • D. 

      Radiate more heat than that absorbed by it from surroundings

  • 31. 
    Steel is more elastic than rubber because
    • A. 

      Its density is high

    • B. 

      It is a metal

    • C. 

      Ratio of stress to strain is more

    • D. 

      Ratio of stress to strain is less

  • 32. 
    A car and a loaded truck are moving with the same speed along a road. As compared to the truck the car shall possess
    • A. 

      More kinetic energy

    • B. 

      More potentia! energy

    • C. 

      Less kinetic energy

    • D. 

      More mechanical energy

  • 33. 
    On which principle does the rocket work?On which principle does the rocket work?
    • A. 

      Conservation of energy

    • B. 

      Conservation of mass

    • C. 

      Conservation of linear momentum

    • D. 

      Conservation of angular momentum

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Centrifugal force

    • B. 

      Fractional force

    • C. 

      Centripetal force

    • D. 

      Gravitational force

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      An instrument used to regulate the temperature to a particular degree

    • B. 

      An apparatus used for observing distant objects

    • C. 

      An instrument used for determining speeds of aeroplanes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    Ajatshatru was succeeded by his son Udayin. Udayin was a patron of ........
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Jainism

    • C. 

      Vaishnav

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 37. 
    Indian sources record that Parvata (Porus) was killed by mistake by the magadhan chief adviser Rakshasa, who was trying to assassinate ............. instead.
    • A. 

      Bindusara

    • B. 

      Chandragupta Maurya

    • C. 

      Ashoka

    • D. 

      Bimbisara

  • 38. 
    The first reference to the Angas is found in the .............. where they find mention along with the Magadhas, Gandharis and the Mujavats, apparently as a despised people.
    • A. 

      Rigveda

    • B. 

      Samveda

    • C. 

      AtharvaVeda

    • D. 

      Yajurveda

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Ajatsatru

    • B. 

      Bimbisara

    • C. 

      Asoka

    • D. 

      Nandivardhana

  • 40. 
    The kingdom which was most powerful among the Shodasa Mahajanapadas
    • A. 

      Anga

    • B. 

      Magadha

    • C. 

      Kosala

    • D. 

      Vajji

  • 41. 
    The dynasties which ruled Magadha were
    • A. 

      Haryanka

    • B. 

      Saisunagas

    • C. 

      Nandas

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 42. 
    Among the following Mahajanapadas which was a Republic
    • A. 

      Lichavi

    • B. 

      Magadha

    • C. 

      Kosala

    • D. 

      Avanti

  • 43. 
    The capital of Magadha was shifted from Rajgriha to
    • A. 

      Pataliputra

    • B. 

      Ujjaini

    • C. 

      Varanasi

    • D. 

      Kanauj

  • 44. 
    Ajatasatru was a disciple of the
    • A. 

      Mahavira

    • B. 

      Gosala

    • C. 

      Buddha

    • D. 

      Ramanujacharya

  • 45. 
    Among the Mahajanapadas which of the following were hereditary
    • A. 

      Magadha,Vatsa

    • B. 

      Kosala

    • C. 

      Avanti,Anga

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 46. 
    Who among the following is the Chairman of the Steering Committee to oversee the functions of the National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)?Who among the following is the Chairman of the Steering Committee to oversee the functions of the National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)? - See more at: http://gkhub.com/indian-economy-questions-for-csat-ssc-nda-rrb-cds-uppsc-wbpsc-tnpsc-exams/#sthash.lakiULDK.dpuf
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Prime Minister

    • C. 

      The National Security Adviser

    • D. 

      The Cabinet Secretary

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      The Chanbal Project

    • B. 

      The Kosi Project

    • C. 

      The Hirakud Project

    • D. 

      The Rajasthan Canal Project

  • 48. 
    Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
    • A. 

      The infrared light kills bacteria in the body

    • B. 

      Resistance power increases

    • C. 

      The pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan

    • D. 

      the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

  • 49. 
    In certain diseases antibiotics are administered. The object is
    • A. 

      Stimulate production of white blood cells for fighting the disease

    • B. 

      Stimulate production of antibodies

    • C. 

      Inhibit the growth of bacteria

    • D. 

      Produce toxins against bacteria

  • 50. 
    In which of the following pairs, the two substances forming the pair are chemically most dissimilar?
    • A. 

      Sugar and paper

    • B. 

      Butter and paraffin wax

    • C. 

      Chalk and marble

    • D. 

      Charcoal and diamond