1. Multi-purpose river valley projects are the “New temples of modern India”.
The above statement is made by–
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru (B) Motilal Nehru
(C) Mahatma Gandhi (D) Rajiv Gandhi
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2. Where are the Todas found?
(A) Madhya Pradesh (B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Rajasthan (D) Arunachal Pradesh
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3. The eastward continuation of the Brazil current is called–
(A) North Atlantic drift (B) South Atlantic drift
(C) Counter Equatorial drift (D) West Atlantic drift
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4. Which of the following is an endemic species?
(A) Nicobar pigeon (B) Horn bill
(C) Indian Rhino (D) Pink-head duck
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5. The natural disaster in which carbon-dioxide suddenly erupts from a deep lake water is known as–
(A) Liminic (B) Lacaustrine
(C) Fluvial (D) Glacial
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6. Computer and communication technologies, such as communication links to the Internet that provide help and understanding to the end user is known as–
(A) presentation file (B) information technology
(C) program (D) worksheet file
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7. Microsoft’s Messenger allows users to–
(A) to bypass a browser to surf the Web (B) create a blog
(C) communicate via direct live communication (D) identify and eliminate spam
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8. Portable computer, also known as laptop computer, weighing between 4 and 10 pounds is called–
(A) general-purpose application (B) Internet
(C) scanner (D) notebook computer
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9. The TEAM-9 initiative is a techno-economic cooperation venture between India and eight countries of–
(A) West Africa (B) East Africa
(C) North Africa (D) Central Africa
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10. If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45° E) ?
(A) 7:30 AM (B) 9:00 AM
(C) 1:30 PM (D) 12:00 Noon
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11. The site of Harappa is located on the bank of river–
(A) Saraswati (B) Indus
(C) Beas (D) Ravi
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12. The basic characteristic of a capitalistic economy is–
(A) absence of monopoly (B) large-scale production in primary industries
(C) full employment (D) the private ownership of the means of production
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13. Which one of the following taxes is not a direct tax?
(A) Sales tax (B) Estate duty
(C) Gift tax (D) Wealth tax
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14. UNDP prepares–
(A) Human Development Index (B) Standard of Living Index
(C) Index Number of Price Level (D) Physical Quality Index
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15. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha ?
(A) Leader of Opposition (B) Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
(C) President (D) Vice-President
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16. According to the Constitution, which Fund will be under the control of the President of India?
(A) Contingency Fund of India (B) Public Provident Fund
(C) Consolidated Fund of India (D) State’s Consolidated Fund of India
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17. Who is chosen by the members of Rajya Sabha ?
(A) President (B) Vice-President
(C) Chairperson (D) Deputy Chairman
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18. The boundary line between India and China is called–
(A) McMahon Line (B) Red Line
(C) Radcliffe Line (D) Durand Line
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19. 95% of world’s diamond reserves are found in–
(A) Ghana (B) Kimberley
(C) Johannesburg (D) Zambia
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20. System software–
(A) allows the user to diagnose and troubleshoot the device (B) is a programming language
(C) is part of a productivity suite (D) helps the computer manage internal tesources
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