1. Externality theory is the basic theory of the following branch of Economics–
(A) Macro Economics (B) Environomics
(C) Fiscal Economics (D) International Economics
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2. Transboundary pollution (or) Acid rain is caused by–
(A) Nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide (B) Carbon monoxide
(C) Carbon dioxide (D) Hydrocarbon
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3. “Functional Finance” is associated with–
(A) Abba ‘P’ Lerner (B) Adolph Wogner
(C) Adam Smith (D) Adams
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4. Of the following land uses, which is restricted to Special Economic Zones?
(A) Information Technology Companies (B) Educational Institutions
(C) Free Trade Centres (D) Marketing Centres
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5. Who amongst the following has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian Cricket team for a period of two years?
(A) Stuart Law (B) Allan Border
(C) Gary Kirsten (D) Duncan Fletcher
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6. Which of the following does not have an influence over the climate in India ?
(A) Monsoons (B) Ocean currents
(C) Nearness to equator (D) Presence of Indian Ocean
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7. Which Indian hockey player has a road named after him in Germany ?
(A) Dhyan Chand (B) Zafar Iqbal
(C) Roop Singh (D) Dhanraj Pillai
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8. Banks and other financial institutions in India are required to maintain a certain amount of liquid assets like cash, precious metals and other short term securities as a reserve all the time. In Banking World this is known as–
(A) CRR (B) Fixed Asset
(C) SLR (D) PLR
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9. Wet, tropical deciduous forests are found in which region of India ?
(A) Central India (B) Deccan Plateau
(C) The Siwaliks (D) None of these
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10. Which one of the following is not a landlocked country in Africa ?
(A) Botswana (B) Zambia
(C) Lesotho (D) Nigeria
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11. The imaginary line on the Earth’s surface that closely follows the 180° Meridian is–
(A) Prime Meridian (B) Equator
(C) International Date Line (D) Tropic of Cancer
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12. The country that shares longest border with India is–
(A) China (B) Bangladesh
(C) Nepal (D) Pakistan
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13. The first President to sail in a submarine in India was–
(A) K. R. Narayanan (B) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(C) V.V. Giri (D) N. Sanjeeva Reddy
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14. Cooking vessels have wooden or bakelite handles because–
(A) wood and bakelite are bad conductors of heat (B) the handle must be strong
(C) the handle should be attractive (D) None of the above
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15. “Deshbandhu” is the title of–
(A) B. R. Ambedkar (B) C. R. Das
(C) B. C. Pal (D) Rabindranath Tagore
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16. The Indian folk dance “Cheraw” is also known as the–
(A) Bamboo dance of Mizoram. (B) Batukamma dance of Andhra Pradesh
(C) Bihu dance of Assam. (D) Garba dance of Gujarat.
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17. Enriched uranium used in a nuclear reactor is–
(A) uranium free of all impurities (B) uranium treated with radiation
(C) uranium alloyed with aluminium (D) uranium with a high percentage of a particular isotope
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18. In a refrigerator; cooling is produced by–
(A) the ice which deposits in the freezer (B) the sudden expansion of a compressed gas
(C) the evaporation of a volatile liquid (D) None of these
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19. The first woman to conquer Mount Everest twice is–
(A) Surja Lata Devi (B) Jyoti Randhawa
(C) Santosh Yadav (D) Suma Shirur
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20. Which one of the following iron and steel works in India is not under public sector ?
(A) Bokaro (B) Jamshedpur
(C) Bhilai (D) Durgapur
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