Mock Test 14 - Gs Paper I

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Mock Test 14 - Gs Paper I


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  • 1. 
    With reference to Indian freedom struggle Usha Mehta is well known for
    • A. 

      Assisting in the formation of interim government under Jawahar lal nehru

    • B. 

      Leading a contingent of Indian national army

    • C. 

      Participating in the second round table conference

    • D. 

      Running the secret congress radio in the wake of quit India movement

  • 2. 
    What is the importance of Mumbai sessions of all India congress committee which held in august 1942?I. It passed resolution for purna swarajII. It was attended by all people including moderates, the extremists and even some imp british officials III. Gandhiji and all members of working committee were arrested and hustled away from mumbai in special trainIV. It passed the famous 'Quit India' resolution
    • A. 

      Both I & II

    • B. 

      Both II & III

    • C. 

      Both III & IV

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which Indian academician, activist and social reformer was Mahatma Gandhi’s mentor?
    • A. 

      Ram Manohar Lohia

    • B. 

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    • C. 

      Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    • D. 

      Gopal Krishan Gokhale

  • 4. 
    A gifted scholar who was selected to the prestigious ICS, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose later founded his own political party to continue his struggle for the full and immediate independence of India from British rule. Pick the name of this party.
    • A. 

      Gadr Party

    • B. 

      All India Forward Bloc

    • C. 

      INA

    • D. 

      Swaraj Party

  • 5. 
    Assertion (A) : In the year 1919, M.A. Jinnah and M. M. Malaviya resigned their membership of Central Legislative Council.Reason (R) : In the year, 1919 the Government of India passed the Rowlatt Act which was opposed by all the Indian members of the Central Legislative Council.Select the correct answer using the code given below—
    • A. 

      Both A and R are individually 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

  • 6. 
    In which session of the congress was the resolution passed stating that “there should be equality before law irrespective of caste, creed or sex.” ?
    • A. 

      Calcutta session, 1906

    • B. 

      Lucknow session, 1916

    • C. 

      Lahore session, 1929

    • D. 

      Karachi session, 1931

  • 7. 
    The round table conference at london met for the discussion of 
    • A. 

      Provision of provincial autonomy

    • B. 

      A future constitution for India

    • C. 

      Gandhi's demands for calling off civil disobedient movement

    • D. 

      Congress claim to be sole representative of Indians

  • 8. 
    Under whose leadership was the all India Muslim League set up?
    • A. 

      Mohammed Ali Jinnah

    • B. 

      Sayyid Ahmed Khan

    • C. 

      Aga Khan

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Assertion: Gandhiji's advocacy of the charkha and khadi was aimed at supplementing the incomes of poor people particularly in the countryside and facing better off groups to identify themselves with themReason: The programme of ganghiji was an utter failure as it did not bring any advantage to the Indian, monetary & otherwise.
    • 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.

  • 10. 
    The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by
    • A. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B. 

      Dadabhai Naoroji

    • C. 

      R.C. Dutt

    • D. 

      M.K. Gandhi

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are the provisions of article 75 of the constitution?I. Ministers shall be appointed by the president on the advice of prime ministersII. The council of ministers shall be collectively responsible to house of peopleIII. The question whether any,and if so what advice was tendered by minister to the president shall not be inquired into in any courtIV. the salaries & allowances of ministers shall be determined by parliament
    • A. 

      1,2 & 3

    • B. 

      1,2 &4

    • C. 

      2, 3 &4

    • D. 

      2 & 4

  • 12. 
    Which of following cabinate committees is not chaired by the Prime Minister
    • A. 

      Political affairs committee

    • B. 

      Appointments committee

    • C. 

      Committee on the parliamentary affairs

    • D. 

      Economic affairs committee

  • 13. 
    Assertion: the estimates committee has been described as a 'continuous economy committee'Reason: It is mean of legislative control over administration
    • A. 

      Both a & r are true and r is correct explanation of a

    • B. 

      Both a & r are true but r is not a correct explanation of a

    • C. 

      A is true but r is false

    • D. 

      A is false & r is true

  • 14. 
    The present relationship between president & council of minister is governed by the provision of:
    • A. 

      42nd amendment act

    • B. 

      48th amendment act

    • C. 

      54th amendment act

    • D. 

      44th amendment act

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not specifically provided in the constitution of India?
    • A. 

      Prohibition

    • B. 

      Mandamus

    • C. 

      Quowarranto

    • D. 

      Injunction

  • 16. 
    Who/Which of the following can abolish a state legislative council? 
    • A. 

      Parliament

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Governor

    • D. 

      State assembly

  • 17. 
    The constitution says that the sate council of ministers hold office during the pleasre of the governor the words during the pleasure of the governor in reality means
    • A. 

      Pleasure of the president

    • B. 

      Pleasure of the prime minister

    • C. 

      Pleasure of Chief minister

    • D. 

      Pleasure of legislative assembly

  • 18. 
    The Parliament exercises control over council of ministers, the real executive, in several ways. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a method of control over executive?
    • A. 

      Questions

    • B. 

      Supplementary questions

    • C. 

      Adjournment motions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The position of a chief minister is
    • A. 

      Similar to that of the prime minister

    • B. 

      Identical to that of the president

    • C. 

      A combination of the position of the prime minister and president

    • D. 

      Not constitutional

  • 20. 
    The president can dismiss a member of the council of ministers
    • A. 

      On his own

    • B. 

      On the recommendation of the prime minister

    • C. 

      Only under emergency conditions

    • D. 

      With the consent of the speaker

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    The members of the standing committee are taken from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the ratio of
    • A. 

      Two and one respectively

    • B. 

      Three and one respectively

    • C. 

      Four and one respectively

    • D. 

      Equal members for both the Houses

  • 23. 
    The parliament works through committees which
    • A. 

      Help the government in the formulation of policy

    • B. 

      Exercise effective control over government on a regular and continuing basis

    • C. 

      Ensure that the parliament strictly adheres to the provision of the constitution and the prescribed parliamentary procedure

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (b)

  • 24. 
    The members of the state legislature exercise control over the council of the ministers through
    • A. 

      Questions and supplementary questions

    • B. 

      Criticism of its policies

    • C. 

      Adjournment motion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The new committee system constitutes an improvement over the earlier committee system in so far as
    • A. 

      It assures representation to all the political parties in proportion to their strength in the Parliament

    • B. 

      It enables the Parliament to examine the grants of all the ministries and departments in detail

    • C. 

      It enables the Parliament to accept the demands of various ministries without scrutiny

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    Mica is used in electrical appliances such as electric iron because mica is
    • A. 

      A good conductor of heat but a bad conductor of electricity

    • B. 

      A bad conductor of heat but a good conductor of electricity

    • C. 

      A good conductor of heat as well as electricity

    • D. 

      A bad conductor of heat as well as electricity

  • 27. 
    Rain is falling vertically downwards. To a man running east-wards, the rain will appear to be coming from
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      Northeast

    • D. 

      Southeast

  • 28. 
    Identify the vector quantity from the following
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Angular momentum

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Work

  • 29. 
    Large astronomical telescopes always use as objective
    • A. 

      Lens

    • B. 

      Mirror

    • C. 

      Combinations of lenses

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 30. 
    Most modern TV's draw power even if turned off. The circuit the power is used in does what function?
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Remote control

    • C. 

      Color balance

    • D. 

      High voltage

  • 31. 
    The purpose of choke in tube light is ?
    • A. 

      To decrease the current

    • B. 

      To increase the current

    • C. 

      To decrease the voltage momentarily

    • D. 

      To increase the voltage momentarily

  • 32. 
    When measuring the characteristics of a small-signal amplifier, say for a radio receiver, one might be concerned with its "Noise..."?
    • A. 

      Fundamental

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Figure

  • 33. 
    After the first photons of light are produced, which process is responsible for amplification of the light?
    • A. 

      Blackbody radiation

    • B. 

      Stimulated emission

    • C. 

      Planck's radiation

    • D. 

      Einstein oscillation

  • 34. 
    The Salal Project is on the river
    • A. 

      Chenab

    • B. 

      Jhelum

    • C. 

      Ravi

    • D. 

      Sutlej

  • 35. 
    The success of green revolution depends on the availability of—
    • A. 

      The success of green revolution depends on the availability of—

    • B. 

      Adequate irrigation facilities

    • C. 

      Chemical fertilizers and pesticides

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 36. 
    Cloudy nights are warmer compared to clear cloudless nights, because clouds:
    • A. 

      Prevent cold waves from the sky from descending on earth

    • B. 

      Reflect back the heat given by earth

    • C. 

      Produce heat and radiate it towards the earth

    • D. 

      Absorb heat from the atmosphere and send it towards earth

  • 37. 
    Assertion (A) : Urbanisation follows industrialization Reason (R) : In developing countries, urbanization is movement in itself Codes:
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A

    • C. 

      A is true but R is false

    • D. 

      A is false but R is true

  • 38. 
    Given below are two statements, one labeled as Assertion (A) and the other labeled as Reason (R):Assertion (A) : Areas near the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.Reason (R) : High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rain in most afternoons near the equator In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Both A and R are true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    • C. 

      A is true but R is false

    • D. 

      A is false but R is true

  • 39. 
    Given below are two statements, one labeled as Assertion (A) and the other labeled as Reason (R):Assertion (A) : Mangroves are very specialized forest ecosystems of tropical and sub tropical regions bordering certain sea coastsReason (R) : They stabilize the shoreline and act as bulwark against encroachments by sea In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
    • 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 a correct explanation of A

    • C. 

      A is true but R is false

    • D. 

      A is false but R is true

  • 40. 
    Which one of the following sets of conditions is necessary for a good cultivation of wheat?
    • A. 

      Moderate temperature and moderate rainfall

    • B. 

      High temperature and heavy rainfall

    • C. 

      High temperature and moderate rainfall

    • D. 

      Low temperature and low rainfall

  • 41. 
    The scope of land reforms does not include
    • A. 

      Abolition of intermediaries

    • B. 

      Consolidation of land holding

    • C. 

      Cooperative farming

    • D. 

      Housing loans of farmers

  • 42. 
    The basic purpose of including land reforms has been adversely affected due to:
    • A. 

      Shortcoming in legislation

    • B. 

      Poor implementation

    • C. 

      Lack of political will

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 43. 
    The purpose of tenancy reform legislation was to:I. afford security if tenure to tenantsII. enact fixation of air rentIII. conferment of ownership right on tenants in some caese
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      II only

    • C. 

      I & II

    • D. 

      I , II & III

  • 44. 
    Which of the following are features of Indian agriculture?I. Disguised unemploymentII. High productivityIII. Majority of large farmersGamble in the hands of monsoon
    • A. 

      I & II

    • B. 

      II & III

    • C. 

      II & IV

    • D. 

      I & IV

  • 45. 
    The green revolution has led to an increase in I. productivity of wheatII. productivity of pulsesIII. regional inequalitiesIV. inter-personal inequalities
    • A. 

      I & II

    • B. 

      III & IV

    • C. 

      I, III & IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III & IV

  • 46. 
    AGMARK is
    • A. 

      A cooperative for egg production

    • B. 

      Regulated agriculture market

    • C. 

      Farmer cooperative

    • D. 

      A quality guarantee stamp for commodities like egg, honey, ghee etc

  • 47. 
    The objective of agricultural price policy is:
    • A. 

      To ensure that the producer gets a remunerative price

    • B. 

      To maintain a reasonable terms of trade between agricultural & non agricultural sector

    • C. 

      To protect the non producing consumers

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 48. 
    As an economy develops:
    • A. 

      The share of agriculture in the national product declines

    • B. 

      The share of industries increases

    • C. 

      Number of person employed in agriculture declines

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 49. 
    The purpose of land reform was to achieve:
    • A. 

      Increase in production

    • B. 

      Increase the purchasing power of the rural population

    • C. 

      Ensure distributive justice with economic growth

    • D. 

      All if these

  • 50. 
    The new name of agriculture price commission is
    • A. 

      Rural price commission

    • B. 

      Agricultural costscommission

    • C. 

      Commission for agricultural costs and price

    • D. 

      None of these