1. Who was the Viceroy at the time of Quit India Movement?
(A) Lord Irwin (B) Lord Mountbatten
(C) Lord Wavell (D) Lord Linlithgow
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2. Who was the other Congress leader who joined with Motilal Nehru to start the Swaraj Party in 1923 ?
(A) G. K. Gokhale (B) B. G. Tilak
(C) Chittaranjan Das (D) M. K. Gandhi
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3. What is the first sermon of Buddha called as ?
(A) Mahaparinirvansutta (B) Brahmajalasutta
(C) Dhammachakkapabattanasutta (D) Kachchayanagottasutta
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4. Who wrote the book “Why Socialism” ?
(A) Jayaprakash Narayan (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Acharya Narendra Dev (D) M .N. Roy
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5. An online discussion group that allows direct “live” communication is known as–
(A) Webcrawler (B) chat group
(C) regional service provider (D) hyperlink
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6. Which of the following is a program that uses a variety of different approaches to identify and eliminate spam ?
(A) Directory search (B) Anti-spam program
(C) Web server (D) Web storefront creation package
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7. Which of the following is a programming language for creating special programs like applets ?
(A) Java (B) cable
(C) domain name (D) Net
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8. Which of the following was used as a chemical weapon in the First World War?
(A) Mustard gas (B) Water gas
(C) Hydrogen cyanide (D) Carbon monoxide
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9. The basis of European Union began with the signing of–
(A) Maastricht Treaty (B) Treaty of Paris
(C) Treaty of Rome (D) Treaty of Lisbon
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10. The soil formed by wind dust in and around hot deserts is called–
(A) silty soil (B) loamy soil
(C) sandy soil (D) loess soil
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11. Who was chosen unanimously as the President of India ?
(A) K. R. Narayanan (B) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(C) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (D) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
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12. The Constitution of India was passed by the Constituent Assembly on–
(A) 26th November, 1949 (B) 26th January, 1949
(C) 17th October, 1949 (D) 14th November, 1949
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13. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the–
(A) High Court (B) Election Commission
(C) Parliament (D) Supreme Court
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14. The 1857 Mutiny failed mainly because–
(A) of lack of planning and leadership (B) it was premature
(C) the British got French support (D) the British numbered more.
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15. The Story of ‘My Experiments with Truth’ is the autobiography of–
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai (D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
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16. In India, National Income estimates are prepared by–
(A) National Development Council (B) Central Statistical Organisation
(C) National Sample Survey Organisation (D) Planning Commission
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17. Employment in Agriculture comes under–
(A) Services Sector (B) Semi-organised Sector
(C) Organised Sector (D) Unorganised Sector
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18. Which of the following methods is effective in controlling Balance of Payments (BoP)?
(A) Abolition of Export Duties (B) Tourism Development
(C) Devaluation (D) Foreign Direct Investment
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19. Provisions relating to Panchayati Raj can be found in which Schedule of the Indian Constitution ?
(A) 10 (B) 11
(C) 7 (D) 9
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20. The first battle of Panipat took place in the year–
(A) 1527 A.D. (B) 1528 A.D.
(C) 1525 A.D. (D) 1526 A.D.
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