(Paper) CDS: General Knowledge Solved Exam Paper (II) : 2006

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CDS General Knowledge Solved Paper (II) : 2006

1.Which among the following is the first commercial bank of  limited liamibil  managed by Indians ?
(a) Punjab National Bank
(b) Oudh Commercial Bank
(c) Imperial Bank of India
(d) Bank of Baroda


2.Who among the following is the Chairman  of the Steering Committee to oversee the funct ions of the National Authority,Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) ?(a) The President
(b) The Prime Minister
(c) The National Security Adviser
(d) The Cabinet Secretary


3.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists 

     List I                                  List I I
(Name of the Author)         (Name of the Book)
A. Abut Fazl                         1. Tabqat-i-Akbari
B. Nizamuddin                      2. Akbarnama Ahmad
C. Krishnadeva                     3. Rajatarangini Raya
D. Kalhana                            4. Amuktamalyada

        A  B  C  D
(a)    2   4  1   3
(b)    3   1  4   2
(c)     2  1  4   3
(d)     3  4  1   2

4.Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) Sheikh Shihabud-din : Sufi Saint Suharwardi
(b) Chaitanya Maha : Bhakti Saint Prabhu
(c) Minhaj-us Siraj : Founder of Sufi order
(d) Lalleshwari : Bhakti Saint

5.When the Mughal Empire was collapsing, which of the provinces was lost in 1622 A.D., recovered in 1638 A.D. and finally lost in 1649 A.D.
(a) Ajmer (b) Kashmir
(c) Bengal (d) Kandahar

6.Who of the following kings was an ardent follower of Jainism ?
(a) Bimbisara
(b) Mahapadma Nanda
(c) Kharavela (d) Pulakesin II

7.Which one of the following is a vector
(a) Kinetic energy (b) Pressure
(c) Rate of change of momentum
(d) Density

8.Which of the following represents the correct graphical variation of velocity of sound and absolute temperature?

9. The power of lens is -2 D. What is its focal length ?
(a) 2 m (b) 0.5 cm
(c) 1.0 cm (d) 0.5 m

10.What is the maximum number of different electrical combinations possible with three equal resistances ?
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5

11. By what factor is a solution with pH = 2 more acidic than one with pH = 6 ?
(a) 4 (b) 12 (c) 400 (d) 10

12. To which dynasty did Ashoka belong ?
(a) Vardhana (b) Maurya
(c) Kushan (d) Gupta

13.Which one of the following battles was fought between Babar and the Rajputs in 1527 ?
(a) The First Battle of Panipat
(b) The Battle of Khanwa
(c) The Battle of Ghagra
(d) The Battle of Chanderi

14.Which one of the following nations has recently pushed back its time and sync hronised with the Indian Standard Time ?
(a) Sri Lanka (b) Bangladesh
(c) Bhutan (d) Nepal


15.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                         List I I
(Sun Temple)             (Location)
A. Dakshinaarka         1. Goalpar a (A ssom)
B. SuryaPahar             2. Arasavilli (Andhra Pradesh) Temple
C. Suryanaar               3. Gaya (Bihar)Temple
D. Suryanarayana        4. Kumbhakonam Swamy Temple (TamilNadu)
                                   5. Modhera (Gujarat)
     A  B C  D
(a)  4  2  5  1
(b)  3  1  4  2
(c)  4  1  5  2
(d)  3  2  4  1


16.Which one of the following towns celebrated the completion of one thousand years of establishment recently ?
(a) Chamba (b) Shimla
(c) Ranikhet (d) Kullu

17.Who among the following cricket players has/ have held the record for scoring the highest number of runs in an inning in a cricket test match at different times ?
1. Garfield Sobers 2. Matthew Hayden
3. Zaheer Abbas
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 only (b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only (d) 1, 2 and 3

18. How is Satyadev Dubey well known ?
(a) Playwright and Director
(b) A renowned economist
(c) A renowned known environmentalist
(d) A renowned Hindi poet

19. Asafa Powell, the 100-metres race world record holder is from which country ?
(a) Jamaica (b) U.S.A.
(c) Canada (d) Nigeria

20.Which of the following countries is not in the African continent ?
(a) Togo (b) Sierra Leone
(c) Costa Rica (d) Mauritania

 21.What is the total number of matches which were played in the FIFA World Cup-2006 in Germany ?
(a) 48 (b) 52
(c) 63 (d) 64

22. The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ in the State Emblem of India, have been adopted from which one of the following?
(a) Brahma Upanishad
(b) Mudgala Upanishad
(c) Maitreyi Upanishad
(d) Mundaka Upanishad

23.Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
 Lake                         Location

(a) Superior                 US-Canada
(b) Baikal                     Russia
(c) Great Bear              Canada
(d) Great Slave             Russia

24.Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Line                                 Countries
(a) Durand Line                 Pakistan and Afghanistan
(b) Maginot Line                France and Germany
(c) 38th Parallel                 Russia and Finland
(d) Radcliffe Line               India and Pakistan

25.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                             List I I
(Symbol )                     (Important event of  life of Buddha)
A. Elephant                 1. Renouncement of worldly pleasures
B. Tree                        2. Birth of Buddha
C. Empty Throne         3. Enlightenment
D. Horse                     4. Representation of royalty

A  B  C  D
(a)     2  4  3   1
(b)     3  1  4   2
(c)     3  4  1   2
(d)     2  3  4   1

26. 8 Expor t Pr ocessing Zones have been converted into Special Economic Zones.  Which one of the following is not a location of one of these SEZs ?
(a) NOIDA (b) Surat
(c) Vadodara (d) Vishakhapatnam


27.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                                 List I I
(Industrialist)                     (Industrial Uni t/Group)
A. Nandan Nilekani             1. Maruti Udyog
B. B.L. Munjal                     2. Bharti Telecom
C. Jagdish Khattar               3. Infosys
D. Sunil Mittal                     4. Hero Honda
                                           5. ITC
        A  B  C  D
(a)     2  4  1   3
(b)     3  1  5   2
(c)     2  1  5   3
(d)     3  4  1   2


28. Consider the following statements:
1. In the Lok Sabha, 12 member s are nominated by the President of India.
2. In the Rajya Sabha, a maximum of 2 members of the Anglo-Indian community can be nominated by the President of India.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

29. During whose tenure as the Viceroy of India were the great martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru hanged?
(a) Lord Curzon (b) Lord Irwin
(c) Lord Minto (d) Lord Chelmsford

30.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
List I                                 List I I

(Steel Plant)                      (State)
A. Bhilai Steel Plant             1. Karnataka
B. Bokaro Steel Plant          2. Tamil Nadu
C. Visvesvaraya Steel          3. Andhra Pradesh
D. Salem Steel Plant             4. Chhattisgarh
                                            5. Jharkhand

         A  B   C   D
(a)     5   4   3   1
(b)     4   5   1   2
(c)     5   4   2   3
(d)     4   5   3   1

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31.Who of the following has not been a Chief Justice of India ?
(a) R.C. Lahoti (b) G.B. Pattanaik
(c) S.S. Gill (d) VN. Khare

32.Who among the following have been honoured with ‘Bharat Ratna’ ?
1. Morarji Desai
2. Gulzari Lal Nanda
3. C. Subramaniam
4. Ustad Bismillah Khan
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
(a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2, 3 and 4 only
(c) 1 and 4 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

33.Who among the following had the longest tenure as the Prime Minister of India ?
(a) Morarji Desai
(b) Charan Singh
(c) V.P. Singh
(d) Lal Bahadur Shastri

34. Consider the following:
1. Electron 2. Proton
3. Neutron
Which of the above are baryons ?
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3

Directions: The following four (4) items consist of two statements, one labelled as the ‘Assertion (A)’ and the other as ‘Reason (R)’. You are to examine  these two statements carefully and select the answers  to these items using the codes given below.

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

35. Assertion (A): Syphilis can be prevented by vaccination.
Reason (R): Vaccinat ion trigger s the production of antibodies in the body.

36. Assertion (A): The deficiency of Vitamin D causes rickets.
Reason (R): The deficiency of Vitamin D leads to the increased loss of Ca++ in urine.

37. Assertion (A): Citric acid is used in soft drinks.
Reason (R): Citric acid is a good substitution for acetic acid in soft drinks.

38. Assertion (A): The Gangetic plains are among the most bountiful agricultural areas of the world.
Reason (R): The Gangetic plains contain predominantly regursoil.

39. Setting up of which one of the following not stated in the Constitution of India
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Finance Commission
(c) Election Commission
(d) Union Public Service Commission

40. How many States of India border Myanmar
(a) Two (b) Three
(c) Four (d) Five

41.Who among the following taught doctrine of ‘Shunyata’?
(a) Nagarjuna (b) Shankaracharya
(c) Harisena (d) Vallabhacharya

42.Which one of the following scientists were not associated with the wheat hybridization programme in India ?
(a) M.S. Swaminathan
(b) Panchanan Maheshwari
(c) Choudhary Ram Dhan Singh
(d) Norman E. Borlaug

43. A Money Bill in the Parliament can be introduced only with the recommendations of the
(a) President of India
(b) Union Cabinet
(c) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(d) Union Finance Minister

44.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                             List I I

(Discovery/                   (Scientist) Invention)
A. Circulation of blood         1. William Harvey in human body
B. Stethoscope                     2. WilhelmC.Roentgen
C. X-ray                              3. Willem Einthoven
D. Electro-cardiogarm         4. Rene Laennec (ECG)
                                           5. Hargobind Khurana
         A  B C  D
(a)     1  4  2   3
(b)     2  3  5   4
(c)     1  3  2   4
(d)     2  4  5   3

45.Which one of the following vitamins is essential for the coagulation of blood ?
(a) Vitamin A (b) Vitamin B12
(c) Vitamin K (d) Vitamin D

46.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List l                             List I I

(Lake)                             (State)
A. Chilika Lake             1. Andhra Pradesh
B. Kolleru Lake             2. Kerala
C. Sambhar Lake          3. Orissa
D. Vembanad Lake       4. Rajasthan

         A  B C  D
(a)     2  1  4   3
(b)     2  4  1   3
(c)     3  4  1   2
(d)     3  1  4   2

47.What is International Development Association ?
(a) A voluntary association of developing countries
(b) A federation of international lending agencies
(c) An affiliate of World Bank
(d) An organization of donor countries of European Union

48. In which one of the following States of India is the Pemayangtse Monastery situated ?
(a) Nagaland (b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Sikkim(d) Arunachal Pradesh

49. Recently, who among the following took over as Chief Election Commissioner from B.B. Tandon ?
(a) M. Damodaran (b) N. Gopalaswamy
(c) Y V Reddy (d) S.Y. Qureshi

50.When did the United Nations Organization come into existence ?
(a) October 24, 1945
(b) October 24, 1943
(c) November 26, 1945
(d) November 26, 1943

51. A ccor ding to the Preamble of its Constitution, India is a:
(a) Sovereign democratic socialist republic
(b) Sovereign socialist secular republic
(c) Sovereign democratic republic
(d) Sovereign socialist secular democratic republic

52.What is the median age (approximate) of the Indian population ?
(a) 25 years (b) 29 years
(c) 32 years (d) 35 years

53.Which one of the following is not correctly matched
(a) N H 2 : Delhi - Kolkata
(b) N H 4 : Chennai - Thane (Mumbai)
(c) N H 3 : Agra - Mumbai
(d) N H 9 : Delhi - Mumbai

54. N agda i s w el l know n as a cent r e of production of
(a) Steel (b) Automobiles
(c) Viscose staple fibre(d) Electric motors

55.Match List I with List II and select the correct  answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                         List I I

(State)                       (Ful l Statehood Granted In)
A. Goa                         1. 1966
B. Haryana                   2. 1972
C. Meghalaya               3. 1975
D. Sikkim                     4. 1987

        A   B  C  D
(a)     3  1   2   4
(b)     4  2   1   3
(c)     3  2   1   4
(d)     4  1   2   3

56.Where is the College of Defence Management located
(a) Dehradun (b) Wellington
(c) Pune (d) Secunderabad

57. In which State is the hydel power project - Nathpa Jhakari located ?
(a) Himachal Pradesh(b)Uttarakhand
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Madhya Pradesh

58.Which one of the following kingdoms was founded by Raja Odeyar ?
(a) Tanjore (b) Jinji
(c) Mysore (d) Madura

59.Which one of the following is the most populous country after China and India ?
(a) United States of America
(b) Brazil
(c) Argentina (d) Indonesia

60. In India, which of the following are the southernmost hills ?
(a) Anaimalai hills (b) Cardamom hills
(c) Nilgiri hills (d) Javadi hills

61. DPT v accine i s giv en 10 chi ldr en to immunize them against
(a) diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus
(b) diphther ia, w hooping cough and tuberculosis
(c) diarrhoea, whooping cough and typhoid
(d) diarrhoea, polio and tetanus

62. In which one of the following States is the Nanga Parbat peak located ?
(a) Sikkim
(b) I-Iimachal Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Uttarakhand

63.Which of the following are water-borne diseases ?
1. Viral Hepatitis B 2. Cholera
3. Typhoid fever 4. Amoebiasis Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 4 only (d) 2, 3 and 4

64.What may cause a person’s ears to get hurt during take-off or landing of an aircraft ?
(a) Stretching ol the tympanic membrane
(b) Damage to the middle ear ossicles
(c) Increased impulses to the cochlea
(d) Vibrations in the bray labyrinth of the inner ear

65.What causes the mot tling of the dental enamel ?
(a) High levels of chlorine in the water
(b) High levels of nitrate in the water
(c) High levels of fluoride in the water
(d) High levels of calcium in the water

66. Ozone gets depleted in the stratosphere due to the presence of
(a) Active NO3 (b) Active NO2
(c) Active Cl (d) Active SO2

67.Wi th reference to the Indian Freedom Struggle, which one of the following events occurred earliest ?
(a) Surat Split (b) Lucknow Pact
(c) Rowlatt Styagraha(d) Communal Award

68.Which one of the following allotropes of carbon is used for cutting and drilling ?
(a) Diamond (b) Graphite
(c) Activated carbon (d) Carbon black

69. The Strait of Malacca lies between
(a) Myanmar and Malaysia
(b) Malaysia and Indonesia
(c) Indonesia and Philippines
(d) Philippines and Taiwan

70. During the Indian Freedom Struggle, who of the following founded the Prarthana Samaj ?
(a) Atmaram Pandurang
(b) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
(c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(d) Keshab Chandra Sen

71.Whi ch one of the fol low ing i s not a constituent of stainless steel ?
(a) Chromium (b) Carbon
(c) Nickel (d) Tin

 72. Cylindrical lens is used by a person suffering from
(a) Astigmatism (b) Myopia
(c) Hypermetropia (c) Presbyopia

73.With reference to the climate of India, the Western disturbances originate over which one of the following?
(a) Arabian Sea (b) Baltic Sea
(c) Caspian Sea
(d) Mediterranean Sea

74.What is the mode of nutrition of mushroom?
(a) Photosynthetic (b) Chemosynthetic
(c) Parasitic (d) Saprophytic

 75.Which one of the following rivers originates near Mahabaleshwar ?
(a) Godavari (b) Krishna
(c) Kaveri (d) Tapi

76.Which organization was setup in November, 1966 following the recommendation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far  East to foster economic growth and cooperationin the region of Asia and the Far East ?
(a) International Monetary Fund
(b) Food and Agricultural Organisation
(c) Asiatic Society
(d) Asian Development Bank

77. ‘Asian Drama’, by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which of the following subjects ?
(a) Theatre Moverrc it in Asia
(b) Economics
(c) Iii atonal Politics
(d) Look East Policy of India

78.What does the Constitution (Ninety-second Amendment) Act, 2003 deal with ?
(a) Creat ion of a separ ate Nat ional Commission for Scheduled Tribes
(b) Cyber crime
(c) Inclusion of Bodo, Dogri, Maithili and Santhal i languages in the Eighth Schedule
(d) Making right to free and compulsory education a Fundamental Right

79. Consider the fol low ing statement s about’Iwelth Finance Commission
1. I t w as const i tuted to go recommendations on specified aspects of Centre - State fiscal relations during 2005- 2010.
2. It has recommended that the share of tates in the net proceeds of sharealike Central taxes shall be 50%.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

80.Who has been the only Lok Sabha Speaker to have become the President of India ?
(a) Gyani Zail Singh (b) VV. Giri
(c) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
(d) K.R. Narayanan

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81. Panchayats at the intermediate level may not be constituted in a State, having population less than
(a) Ten lakhs (b) Fifteen lakhs
(c) Twenty lakhs (d) Twenty-five lakhs

82. During the Civil Disobedience Movement, who led “Red Shirts” of North-Western India ?
(a) Abul Kalam Azad
(b) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(c) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
(d) Shaukat Ali

83. Which one of the following periodicals was published by Mahatma Gandhi during his stay in South Africa ?
(a) Afrikanes (b) Indian Opinion
(c) India Gazette (d) Navjivan

84. 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

85.Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ?
(a) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(b) The Vice-President
(c) The President
(d) The Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

86. Aryabhatta and Varahamihira belong to which age ?
(a) Guptas (b) Cholas
(c) Mauryas (d) Mughals

87. Consider the following statements about Amir Khusro: 1. He w as a di sciple of N izamuddin Auliya.
2. He was the founder of both Hindustani classical music and Qawwali.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

88. The electoral college that elects the Vice- President of India consists of
(a) Members of Rajya Sabha only
(b) Elected Members of both the Houses of Parliament
(c) Member s of both the H ouses of Parliament
(d) Members of the Rajya Sabha and the Legislative Assemblies of States

 89.What is the location of measurement of the Indian Standard Time ?
(a) ? 1772 East of the Prime Meridian
(b) ? 1772 East of the Prime Meridian
(c) 80° East of the Prime Meridian
(d) ? 1822 East of the Prime Meridian

90.Where are the coal reserves of India largely concentrated?
(a) Son Valley
(b) Mahanadi Valley
(c) Damodar Valley
(d) Godavari Valley

91. In which layer of the atmosphere do most weather phenomena occur ?
(a) Exosphere (b) Stratosphere
(c) Ionosphere (d) Troposphere

92. Glycolysis takes place in
(a) Photosynthesis
(b) Aerobic respiration only
(c) Anaerobic respiration only
(d) Both Aerobic and Anaerobic respiration

93. X-rays comprise of
(a) Electrons only
(b) Protons only
(c) Neutrons only
(d) Electromagnetic radiations

94.What is the chemical formula for Marsh gas?
(a) C2H6 (b) CH4
(c) NH3 (d) CO2 + NO2

95.Which one of the following Indian States leads in the production of rubber ?
(a) Tamil Nadu (b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala (d) Andhra Pradesh

96. Amelie Mauresmo, who won the Wimbledon Tennis Women’s Singles Title 2006, is from which country ?
(a) Belgium (b) France
(c) Germany (d) Slovakia

97. Consider the following statements
1. FIFA World Cup — 2010 will be held in Argentina.
2. FIFA World Cup — 2002 was held in Japan/ South Korea.
3. No team from Oceania took part in FIFA World Cup - 2006.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct ?
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 only (d) 3 only

98.Which one of the fol lowing has been proclaimed by UNESCO as a masterpiece of oral and intangible heritages of humanity?
(a) Purana (b) Ramlila(c) Geeta (d) Mahabharata

99.With which one of the following dance forms is Madhavi Mudgal associated ?
(a) Bharat Natyam (b) Odissi
(c) Kathak (d) Kathakali

100.With which one of the following sports is Jayanta Talukdar associated ?
(a) Golf (b) Snooker
(c) Archery (d) Shooting

101.Where is Thattekad Bird Sanctuary located?
(a) Kerala (b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka (d) Andhra Pradesh

102. Indravati is a tributary of which river ?
(a) Ganga (b) Godavari
(c) Krishna (d) Mahanadi

103.What is the name of the major base of the Indian Navy at Karwar ?
(a) INS Kadamba (b) INS Vikramaditya
(c) INS Harshvardhan (d) INS Kushan0

104.Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect ?
(a) Albert Einstein(b) Werner Heisenberg
(c) Steven Weinberg (d) Max Planck

105.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                     List I I
(Town)                 (Industry)
A. Bhadravathy     1. Gem Cutting
B. Coimbatore       2. Electrical Motors
C. Kapurthala        3. Steel
D. Surat                 4. Railway Coach

        A  B  C  D
(a)     1  2  4   3
(b)     3  2  4   1
(c)     1  4  2   3
(d)     3  4  2   1

106. Between which ranges does the Kashmir Valley in the Himalayas lie ?
(a) Siwalik and Pir Panjal
(b) Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar
(c) Zanskar and Pir Panjal
(d) Dhauladhar and Zanskar

107. In the year 1946, who among the following joined the Viceroy’s Executive Council with the finance portfolio?
(a) Mohammad Ali Jinnah(b) Liaqat Ali Khan (c) Nawab Salimullah(d) Shaukat Ali

108.Which is the primary component of natural gas ?
(a) Methane (b) Butane
(c) Propane (d) Ethane

109.Which one of the following topographic units receives the first monsoon in summer?
(a) Western Ghats (b) Himalayas
(c) Meghalaya Plateau
(d) Eastern Ghats

110. Which one of the following ocean currents converges with the Gulf Stream ?
(a) Benguela current
(b) South Atlantic current
(c) Kuroshio current
(d) Labrador current

111.Which one of the following is the correct sequence of GDP composition by sector in India?
(a) Services > Industry > Agriculture
(b) Industry > Services > Agriculture
(c) Agriculture > Services > Industry
(d) Agriculture > Industry > Services

112. Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during the
(a) 2nd Century B.C.
(b) 6th-5th Century B.C.
(c) 2nd Century A.D.
(d) 5th-6th Century A.D.

113.Who among the following was associated with the foundation of Ghadar Party ?
(a) Lala Lajpat Rai
(b) Lala Hardyal
(c) C.R. Das
(d) Bipin Chandra Pal

114.Who among the following were the leaders of the Indigo Revolt ?
(a) Buddhu Bhagat and Jhindari Manaki
(b) Digambar Biswas and Bishnu Biswas
(c) Dinabandhu Mitra and Madhusudan Datta
(d) Birsa Munda and Gaya Munda

115.Who is the author of the book ‘The Rights of Man’ ?
(a) Thomas Hardy (b) Thomas Mann
(c) Thomas Moore (d) Thomas Paine

116. The Treaty of Bassein (1802) was signed between
(a) Madhav Rao and the British
(b) Baji Rao II and the British
(c) Mahadji Scindia and the British
(d) Holkar and the British

117.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I                                     List I I

(Rock/Mineral )                 (Example)
A. Sedimentary                 1. Granite Rock
B. Igneous Rock               2. Quartz
C. Metamorphic                3. Shale Rock
D. Mineral                         4. Basalt
                                         5. Gneiss

         A  B C  D
(a)     2  5  1   3
(b)     3  4  5   2
(c)     3  5  1   2
(d)     2  4  5   3

118.Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Name of the Location in the Mountain Range Himalayas
(a) Zanskar Range: Kashmir
(b) Dhauladhar Range : Himachal Pradesh
(c) Singalila Range: Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Kumaon Range: Uttarakhand

119.Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ?
Rivers                                  Ocean/Sea

1. Yangtze Kiang                 East China Sea
2. Euphrates                        Aral Sea
3. Lena                                Arctic Ocean
4. Mekong                           Japan Sea
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3 (d) 3 and 4

120.Which one of the following political theories advocates the withering away of the state and ushering in a new society in which there will be no state and no classes ?
(a) Liberalism(b) Democratic Socialism
(c) Marxism (d) Fabian Socialism

ANSWERS: 1. (b) 2. (c) 3. (c) 4. (c) 5. (d) 6. (c) 7. (c) 8. (b) 9. (d) 10. (c) 11. (d) 12. (b) 13. (b) 14. (a) 15. (b) 16. (a) 17. (c) 18. (a) 19. (b) 10. (c) 21. (d) 22. (d) 23. (d) 24. (c) 25. (d) 26. (c) 27. (d) 28. (d) 29. (b) 30. (b) 31. (c) 32. (d) 33. (a) 34. (b) 35. (d) 36. (c) 37. (c) 38. (c) 39. (a) 40. (c) 41. (a) 42. (b) 43. (a) 44. (a) 45. (c) 46. (d) 47. (c) 48. (c) 49. (b) 50. (a) 51. (d) 52. (c) 53. (d) 54. (c) 55. (d) 56. (d) 57. (a) 58. (c) 59. (a) 60. (b) 61. (a) 62. (c) 63. (d) 64. (c) 65. (c) 66. (c) 67. (a) 68. (a) 69. (b) 70. (a) 71. (d) 72. (a) 73. (d) 74. (d) 75. (b) 76. (d) 77. (b) 78. (c) 79. (a) 80. (c) 81. (a) 82. (b) 83. (b) 84. (d) 85. (a) 86. (a) 87. (c) 88. (c) 89. (d) 90. (c) 91. (d) 92. (d) 93. (d) 94. (b) 95. (c) 96. (b) 97. (c) 98. (c) 99. (b) 100. (c) 101. (a) 102. (b) 103. (a) 104. (a) 105. (b) 106. (c) 107. (b) 108. (a) 109. (a) 110. (d) 111. (a) 112. (a) 113. (b) 114. (b) 115. (d) 116. (b) 117. (b) 118. (c) 119. (c) 120. (c)


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