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1. Lake Titicaca, a large deep lake in South America, is located on the border of which two countries?
[A] Argentina and Bolivia
[B] Bolivia and Peru
[C] Peru and Uruguay
[D] Uruguay and Paraguay
2. Which of the following is not an equatorial crop?
[C] Oil Palm
3.Systematic approach is one of the major approach to study geography. The systematic approach was introduced by:
[C] Alexander Von Humboldt
[D] Karl Ritter
4.Which of the following pertains to “study of Landforms” ?
[D] Marine Geography
5.Who among the following proposed Laws of planetary motion?
6.Which of the following planet is known as Morning star?
7.Which of the following is an example of direct source to study interior of the earth?
[B] Sesimic activity
[C] Magnetic field
[D] Volcanic Eruption
8.Phobos and Deimos are the natural satellites of which of the following planets?
9.Which among the following can be measured with Anemometer?
[A] Water Velocity
[B] Wind Velocity
[C] Relative Humidity
[D] Absolute Humidity
10.Which among the following is correct about Sirocco?
[A] It’s a warm & dry wind
[B] It’s a warm & moist wind
[C] It’s a cold & moist wind
[D] It’s a winter wind that blows in pacific ocean
11. Which article of the Indian Constitution provides for Vice-President of India?
[A] Article 61
[B] Article 62
[C] Article 63
[D] Article 65
12.Northern Europe is characterized by ?
[C] temperate coniferous forests
13.Gulf Stream is a _______?
[A] warm current
[B] cold current
[C] Warm & Cold current
[D] None of the above
14.Which among the following is an impact of heavy rainfall on soil?
[A] It decreases acidity and decreases fertility
[B] It increases alkalinity and decreases fertility
[C] It decreases alkalinity and decreases fertility
[D] It reduces the fertility
15.Larsemann Hills region is located in?
16.Which of the following European countries has Highest Muslim Population density?
[A] Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.The correct location of Milwaukee Deep is ___________?
[A] Puerto Rico Trench
[B] Cayman Trough
[C] Manila Trench
[D] Hikurangi Trench
18.Which among the following is the tide of minimum rise?
[A] Spring Tide
[B] Low Tide
[C] Ebb Tide
[D] None of them
19.What is the term used for countries that consist of an archipelago?
[B] Archipelagic State
20.Honshu Island is situated in which country?
[B] South Korea
21.Common Service Centre (CSC) recently partnered with which bank for sale of FASTags?
[A] Airtel Payment Bank
[B] Paytm Payment Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Equitas Bank
22.The Reserve Bank of India has recently revised the ‘Supervisory Action Framework’ of which category of banks?
[A] Public Sector Banks
[B] Private Sector Banks
[C] Foreign Banks
[D] Urban Cooperative Banks
23.The first in-depth review of India’s energy policies was recently released by which international organisation?
[A] World Energy Council
[B] International Energy Agency
[C] Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
[D] International Renewable Energy Agency
24.Which famous international money transfer company recently partnered with Ebixcash to expand its presence in Indian market?
[C] Western Union
[D] Transfer Wise
25.Which company has recently announced to invest $ 1 billion to digitise Small and Medium Businesses in India?
26.The ‘World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020’ (WESO) report was recently released by which international organisation?
[A] United Nations
[B] The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
[C] International Labour Organization
[D] World Trade Organisation
27.Which Indian tele-com service provider recently got approval from the telecom department to raise the FDI limit to 100%?
[B] Bharti Airtel
[C] Vodafone Idea
28.Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) of India recently signed an MoU to assist the Petroleum Authority of which country?
29.India signed and MoU with the World Bank for the Agri-business and Rural Transformation Project of which state?
[C] Madhya Pradesh
30.Which steel plant of India was recently awarded at the WEF Annual meet, for being included in the WEF’s Lighthouse Network?
[A] Salem Steel Plant
[B] Tata Steel Kalinganagar
[C] Vijayanagar Steel Plant
[D] Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant
31.Which term is used to define the difference between the total imports of the country and the total exports?
[A] Trade Deficit
[B] Import Deficit
[C] Primary Deficit
[D] Fiscal Deficit
32. Which ratings agency has slashed the GDP growth forecast of India to 0.8% from its previous estimate of 2%, for the financial year 2020-21?
[B] Fitch Ratings
13.What is the permitted stay period of an individual in India, to be included as a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), in context of tax calculation?
[A] 60 days
[B] 90 days
[C] 120 days
[D] 150 days
34.The Electricity distribution companies in which category of territories are proposed to be privatised, as a part of the Economic Stimulus package?
[A] Hilly states
[B] North-Eastern states
[C] Union Territories
[D] Coastal states
35.Google, along with which technology company has released their collaborative application programming interface (API) for contact tracing?
36.Which is the first bank in India to launch a mobile application for opening a current account?
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] IndusInd Bank
[C] Axis Bank
[D] HDFC Bank
37.As per the new order of Finance Ministry, all new schemes that have been approved will remain suspended till which date?
[A] December 31, 2020
[B] March 31, 2021
[C] June 30, 2001
[D] December 31, 2021
38.Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a line of credit (LOC) worth USD 215.68 million to which country?
39.What is the annual rate of inflation based on monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), in May 2020?
40.Jio Platforms is to partner with which Technology company to develop a new operating system for smartphone in India?
41.Scientists recently discovered dwarf galaxies with massive black holes using Very Large Array (VLA) observatory. Where is the observatory situated?
42.What is a “Shopper’, which was sometimes seen in news recently ?
[A] e-Commerce website
[D] Electric vehicle for shopping
43.The communication satellite of ISRO, GSAT-30 is scheduled to launch aboard which vehicle?
[A] PSLV C 44
[B] PSLV C 46
[C] PSLV C 47
[D] Ariane 5
44.The ‘Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD)’ recently launched at the road safety stakeholders’ meet, was developed by which institution?
[A] Indian Institute of Technology -Madras
[B] Indian Institute of Science
[C] Indian Institute of Technology- Kanpur
[D] Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur
45.Paperless licensing process for petroleum service stations has been launched through Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO). PESO comes under the aegis of which ministry?
[A] Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
[B] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[C] Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
[D] Ministry of Home Affairs
46.Which country has launched a 4 million pound – ‘Innovation Challenge Fund’ in India?
[C] United Kingdom
47.Which global firm has developed a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) model to protect an endangered whale species?
48.The cybersecurity project codenamed Dejfa, that was recently making news, belongs to which country?
49.‘ASK DISHA’ is an online chat-bot of which Indian organisation?
[A] IRCTC -Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation
[B] NPCI- National Payments Corporation of India
[C] RBI- Reserve Bank of India
[D] SEBI- Securities Exchange Board of India
50.Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has given approval to plasma therapy for COVID-19 treatment to Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST). The institution is located in which state?
[B] Tamil Nadu
51.Apple recently partnered with which company to develop a technology solution for Contact Tracing activity?
52.The ‘COVID-19 Sample Collection Kiosk’ (COVSACK), which was seen in news recently, was developed by the laboratory of which institution?
[A] Defence Research and Development Organisation
[B] Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
[C] Bharat Electronics Limited
[D] Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
53.The Union Home ministry has flagged which video-conferencing software as vulnerable to cyber-crimes?
54.The term ‘Fncas9 Editor Linked Uniform Detection Assay’- Feluda, which was seen in news recently, is associated with which process?
[A] Developing vaccine for Covid-19
[B] Testing Coronavirus
[C] Plasma therapy
[D] Developing Herd immunity
55.What is ‘Eventbot’, that was seen in news recently?
[A] Disinfectant Robot
56.Which major technology company has launched a new application named ‘Sodar’, to help people maintain distancing?
57.What is the name of the programme launched by the Ministry of Electronics and IT, in collaboration with Intel India?
[A] Responsible AI for Youth
[B] Sustainable AI for Youth
[C] Artificial Intelligence for India
[D] Bharat AI
58.Which social media platform has launched a new feature called ‘Fleets’ in India?
59.Which internet company has discontinued two of its popular applications Vigo Video and Vigo Lite?
60.73rd Amendment of the Constitution of India, is related to which among the following?
[D] District Boards
61.What is the minimum age prescribed by the Constitution of India for a candidate to be elected as Vice president of India?
[A] 18 years
[B] 25 years
[C] 30 years
[D] 35 years
62.A Lok Sabha speaker addresses his/ her resignation to whom among the following?
[A] Deputy Speaker
[C] Prime Minister
[D] Law Ministry
63.The Mandal Commission was constituted during the tenure of which among the following prime ministers?
[A] Indira Gandhi
[B] Morarji Desai
[C] Rajiv Gandhi
[D] V P Singh
64.Sindhi Language was included in the list of official languages in the 8th schedule of our constitution in which year?
65.The Parliament of India is consisted of _______:
[A] Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha
[B] Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha & President
[C] Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, President & Prime Minister
[D] Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & Council of Ministers
66.For which of the following purpose, Rajamanar Committee was constituted ?
[A] Industrial Licensing
[B] Direct taxes
[C] Centre State Fiscal Relations
[D] InDirect taxes
67.Who among the following was the main rival candidate against India’s first President Dr. Rajendra Prasad?
[A] NN Das
[B] K T Shah
[C] CH Ram
[D] S Radhakrishnan
68.Which of the following is / are qualifications to be appointed as governor of a state?
1. Should be citizen of India
2. Should not be resident of the state of which he / she works as Governor
3. Should have completed age of 35 years
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 1
[D] 1, 2 & 3
69.Which among the following article was inserted in the Indian Constitution by 42nd amendment 1976, in purview of India being a signatory of Stockholm Conference of 1972?
[A] Article 45
[B] Article 47
[C] Article 47 A
[D] Article 48 A
70.Who among the following determines the qualifications which shall be requisite for appointment as members of the Finance Commission in India?
[A] President of India
[B] Council of Ministers
[C] Parliament by an act
[D] Union Cabinet
71.The Election Commission of India is not concerned with the elections of /to the :
[B] Vice President
[C] Panchayats and Municipalities in the State
[D] All of the above
72.The Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with the administration and control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes in the four states of :
[A] Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland
[B] Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram
[C] Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland
[D] Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland
73.Which of the following committees of parliament considers the question of contempt of the House?
[A] Select Committee
[B] Committee on privileges
[C] Committee on petitions
[D] None of them
74.The Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA) does not authorize the States give the Gram Sabhas power to regulate and restrict which of the following?
[A] Sale/consumption of liquor
[B] Minor Forest Produce
[C] Identify the beneficiary of the schemes
[D] Manage mineral resources
75.Swaraj Party within the Congress was formed after which of the following sessions of Congress?
76.In which of the following year the Muslim League demanded separate Pakistan for the first time?
77.Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by which of the following?
[A] The Shimla Conference
[B] The Crips Proposal
[C] The Cabinet Mission Plan
[D] The Indian Independence Act
78.Arrange the following events connected with Indian freedom struggle in the correct chronological order.
1.Muslim Deliverance Day
2.Direct Action Day
3.Resignation of Congress Ministries
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 3, 1, 4, 2
[B] 1, 2, 3, 4
[C] 4, 3, 2, 1
[D] 1, 3, 2, 4
79.How was the Constituent Assembly given a broader social basis after the withdrawal of the Muslim league from the Constituent Assembly?
[A] By nominating independent members from various minority groups
[B] By nominating independent members from various caste and religious groups
[C] By nominating independent members of different castes, religious groups and women and also by taking in representatives of the princely states
[D] By taking in representatives of the princely states and asking for written submission from the public at large
80.Which of the following did not participated in the Second Round Table Conference?
[A] Mahadev Desai
[B] Pyarelal Nayyar
[C] Madan Mohan Malaviya
[D] Jawaharlal Nehru
81.Which of the following was the President of the Central legislative Assembly in August 1925?
[A] C. R. Das
[B] Motilal Nehru
[C] M. R. Jayakar
[D] Vitthal Bhai Patel
82.The Bengali leader who opposed socio-religious reforms and supported orthodoxy was?
[A] Radhakant Dev
[B] Nemisadhan Bose
[C] Hemchandra Biswas
[D] Hemchandra De
83.Who among the following made a great contribution for the integration the princely states with India?
[A] B.V. Patel
[B] V.P. Menon
[C] Both of Them
[D] Mahatma Gandhi
84. Which among the following acted as the key documents which was/ were produced by B.V Patel and V.P Menon?
1. Standstill Agreement
2. Instrument of Accession
3. Forceful integration
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 2 only
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
85. Which of the following organizations creates the topographical maps of India?
[A] Geological survey of India
[B] Survey of India
[C] Geographical survey of India
[D] None of Them
86. The channel that separates Lakshadweep Islands and Maliku Atoll is known as which among the following?
[A] 10° Channel
[B] 9° Channel
[C] Coco Channel
[D] Kardiva Channel
87. Which of the following two rivers empty in Gulf of Khambhat?
[A] Narmada and Tapti rivers
[B] Jhelum and Tapti
[C] Jhelum and Ravi
[D] Tapti and Godavari
88. Barak valley is an important part of which of the following states of India?
[C] Jammu & Kashmir
[D] Arunanchal Pradesh
89. Which among the following is the largest and broadest river of south India?
90. Which among the following is smallest district of India?
91. Which among the following rock system in India is also known as storehouse of minerals?
[A] Archaean Rock system
[B] Dharwar system
[C] The Cudappah system
[D] The Vindhyan System
92. Which of the following is the correct location of Palk Strait?
[A] Between Gulf of Kachchh & Gulf of Khambat
[B] Between Gulf of Mannar & Bay of Bengal
[C] Between Lakshdweep and Maldives
[D] In Andaman & Nicobar Islands
93. India’s Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute is located in?
94. Consider the following:
1. Nainital – Tectonic Wetland
2. Lok Tak Lake – Oxbow Wetland
3. Lonar Lake – Crater Wetland
4. Chilka Lake – Lagoon Wetland
Which among the above is/ are correct matches?
[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 4
[D] All are correct
95.”Brookside Bungalow” is located in which of the following states?
96. Central Seed Testing and Referral Laboratory (CSTL) is located:
97. Consider the following statements:
1. Most of the wool produced in India is not enough to fulfill demand of the country
2. Most of the wool produced in India is NOT of apparel grade
Which among the above statements is are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 and 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
98. The Sabarmati river originates in which among the following ranges?
[A] The Satpuras
[B] The Vindhyas
[C] The Aravallis
[D] The Western Ghats
99. Consider the following statements:
1. Block Mountains are formed by the lifting up of land between faults or by the sinking of land outside the faults.
2. A mountain range is produced at the plate boundaries due to Continental-continental collision
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] None is correct
100. Garo Hills is a part of which among the following states of India?