Directions for Questions 1-11: Consider the given four statements and choose the correct answer from the given options.
1. 1. In 1865, High Courts were established at Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.
2. In 1791, Jonathan Dunca, started a Sanksrit College at Varanasi.
3. The first Telegraph line from Calcutta to Agra was opened in 1854.
4. The Pitt’s India Act was passed in 1785.
A.1 and 2
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 3
2. 1. Haider Ali established a Modern arsenal in Dindigal in 1757 AD.
2. Haider Ali died in 1783 AD.
3. Tipu Sultan planted a ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Srirangapatanam.
4. Tipu Sultan was a member of a ‘Jacobin Club’.
A. 3 and 4
B. 1 and 4
C. 2 and 3
D. 2 and 4
3. 1. Jute is used for making decorative items.
2. Sugarcane is a cereal crop.
3. Cotton requires clear sky during flowering stage.
4. Sugarcane is a crop of temperate areas.
A. 3 and 4
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 4
D. 2 and 3
4. Which Indus Valley sites are in India?
1. Dholavira
2. Rakhigarhi
3. Mohen-jo-Daro
4. Ganweriwala
A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 3 and 4
D. 2 and 4
5. 1. Bedouins are the wandering tribes of Central Asia.
2. Croats are inhabitants of Croatia.
3. Eskimos live in Philippines.
4. People of New Zealand are known as Kiwis.
A. 2 and 4
B. 1 and 4
C. 2 and 3
D. 1 and 2
6. 1. Miami Beach is a centre for many world beauty contests.
2. Glasgow is known for diamond mining.
3. Honolulu is famous for textile industry
4. Istanbul is formerly known as Constantinople.
A. 2 and 4
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 2
D. 1 and 4
7. 1. Part IX has been created after the passing of 73rd constitutional amendment.
2. Part IXA has been created with the passing of 74th constitutional amendment.
3. Part X has been created with the approval of 73rd constitutional amendment.
4. Part XA has been created with the approval of 74th constitutional amendment.
A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 3 and 4
D. 1 and 4
8. 1. Justice Deepak Misra has been instrumental in the creation of Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
2. Justice Ranjan Gogoi joined Rajya Sabha after retirement from Supreme Court.
3. Justice P.N. Bhagwati introduced PIL.
4. Justice V.K. Krishna Iyer resigned before time.
A. 1 and 3
B. 3 and 4
C. 2 and 3
D. 1 and 4
9. 1. ‘Ease of Living Index’ is released by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
2. This index was firstly released in August, 2019.
3. Citizen Participation survey is an important part of the Index assessment.
4. It captures quality of life based on Data collected on 6 parameters.
A. 1 and 2
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 4
10. 1. ‘Jaivik Kheti Portal’ is an initiative of Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture alongwith the Ministry of Science Technology and Climate change.
2. This portal is not an E-commerce platform.
3. This portal does not promote organic farming.
4. This portal provides price discovery mechanisms to help farmers.
A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 4
D. 1 and 4
11. 1. Blood plasma contains significant amounts of antibodies to fight corona virus.
2. Blood plasma is a pale-yellow in colour.
3. Blood plasma contains hemoglobin.
4. Any person can donate blood plasma to any other person affected by corona virus.
A. 1 and 3
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 4
Directions for Questions 12-22: Match List I with List II and choose the correct answer from the given options.
12. List-I Event
A. Delhi Darbar
B. Second Anglo Afghan war
C. Kuka Movement started
D. Queen Victoria declared ‘Kaiser-i-Hind’
List-II Year
1. 1872
2. 1876
3. 1878
4. 1877
A. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
B. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
C. A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4
D. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
13. List-I Type of Climate
A. Tropical savannah
B. Hot desert
C. Polar type
D. Monsoon with dry summer
List-II Areas
1. Coromandel coast of Tamilnadu
2. Most of the peninsular plateaus
3. Western Rajasthan
4. Jammu and Kashmir
A. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
B. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
C. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
D. A-1, B-3, C-4, D-2
14. List-I Amendments
A. First amendment
B. Forty fourth amendment
C. Eighty sixth amendment
D. One hundred and third amendment
List-II Issues
1. Right to Education
2. Reservation for EWS
3. Right to Property
4. Nineth Schedule
A. A-1, B-2, C-4, D-3
B. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
C. A-3, B-1, C-2, D-4
D. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
15. List-I Constitution Articles
A. Article 15 (4) and 16 (4)
B. Article 15 (6) and 16 (6)
C. Article 243 D
D. Article 330
List-II Area of reservations
1. Lok Sabha Seats
2. Panchayati Raj Institutions
3. Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
4. Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)
A. A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4
B. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
C. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
D. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
16. List-I
A. Net Tax Revenue
B. Non-Tax Revenue
C. Gross Tax Revenue
D. Non-debt capital receipts
List-II Growth rate in 2018-19
1. 6%
2. 22.3%
3. 8.4%
4. – 2.5%
A. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
B. A-1, B-3, C-4, D-2
C. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
D. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
17. List-I
A. Litmus
B. Nitrogen
C. Calcium Hydroxyapatite
D. Hydrogen Peroxide
1. Tooth enamel
2. Anti microbial agent
3. Chips sealed in packet
4. Lichen
A. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
B. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
C. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
D. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
18. List-I
A. S.I. unit of power of a lens
B. S.I. unit of electric potential difference
C. Potential difference between two points
D. S.I. unit of electric charge
1. V
2. Coulomb
3. Diopter
4. W/Q
A. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
B. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
C. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
D. A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
19. List-I
A. Peristaltic movement
B. Gastric glands
C. Amylase
D. Bile juice
1. Saliva
2. Alimentary canal
3. Inner lining of stomach
4. Liver
A. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
B. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
C. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
D. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
20. List-I
A. Gregor Mendel
B. Harold C. Urey
C. Charles Darwin
D. Dmitri-I-Mendeleev
1. Role of earthworms in soil fertility
2. University of Vienna
3. Origin of organic molecules on earth
4. Periodic table
A. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
B. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
C. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
D. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
21. List-I Trophy/Cup
A. B.C. Roy Trophy
B. Ezra Cup
C. Murugappa Gold Cup
D. Nehru Trophy
List-II Sport
1. Polo
2. Boat Race
3. Football
4. Hockey
A. A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2
B. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
C. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
D. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
22. List-I Person
A. Jennifer Doudna
B. Robert B. Wilson
C. Andrea M. Ghez
D. Louise Gluck
List-II Area
25. The first ‘One day international’ cricket match was played between which the following teams in HPCA Stadium Dharamshala?
A. India and England
B. India and South Africa
C. India and Australia
D. Newzealand and England
26. ‘No scenery in my opinion presents such sublime and delightful contrasts’. This quote by G.C. Barnes is for which of the following district?
A. Kangra
B. Kullu
C. Kinnaur
D. Chamba
27. Match the following combinations and select the correct answer.
1. Koti state: Founded by descendants of Guler state.
2. Balsan state: An offshoot of ancient Sirmaur.
3. Dhami state: Founded by the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan.
4. Darkoti sate: Founder ruler was Durga Singh a scion of the house of Jaipur (Marwar).
A. All are true
B. Only I is false
C. All are false
D. Only 3 is true
28. ‘Mundro’ and ‘Garu’ are known as the children of hypergamous union of which of the following tribe?
A. Swanglas
B. Gaddis
C. Khampas
D. Gujjars
29. ‘Kunchen’ form of marriage in Sikkim is exactly similar to which of the following marriage system of H.P.?
A. Damchalshish
B. Darosh (dub-dub)
C. Batta-Satta
D. Chheti
30. The Jad tribe of Himachal Pradesh are followers of which of the following religion?
A. Buddhism
B. Hinduism
C. Islam
D. Christianty
Directions for Questions 31-43: Consider the given four statements and choose the correct answer from the given options.
31. 1. Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi attacked Nagarkot fort in 1009 A.D.
2. In 1339, the Nagarkot expedition was led personally by Sultan Muhammad Tugluq.
3. In 1348 A.D., Raja Purab Chand recovered Kangra fort.
4. After Amir Timur’s return, Hari Chand ascended the throne of Kangra in 1405 A.D.
A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 2 and 4
D. 1 and 4
32. 1. Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra died in 1825 A.D.
2. Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra invaded the Bilaspur state in 1796.
3.  In 1844, Shikh General Zorawar Singh annexed the territories of Lahual Spiti to Sikh   State.
4. On 24 August, 1809 Maharaja Ranjit Singh took over possession of Kangra fort.
A. 2 and 3
B. 1 and 2
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 4
33. Which of the following are not true about folk dances, fair and festivals of H.P.?
1. ‘Kharait’ and ‘Ujagjama’ are the famous sword dances.
2. ‘Bhunda’, ‘Shant’ and ‘Bhoj’ are given the importance of ‘Kumbha’ by the hill people.
3. ‘Minjar’ fair starts on the second Sunday of sawan.
4. ‘Chhamb’ is the sacred masked dance performed only by Lamas.
A. All of the above
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 4
D. None of these
34. Which of the following statement(s) is/are not true?
1. Parangla pass lies between Kinnaur and Lahaul.
2. Manirang is the highest peak of Chamba.
3. Kalichho is the famous lake of Chamba district.
4. Chobia pass lies between Ladakh and Lahaul.
A. All of the above
B. None of the above
C. 2 and 3
D. 4 only
35. Select the true statements from the following.
1. Chamba, Kullu and Kinnaur are considered the most susceptible of landslide threat.
2. Una, Bilaspur, Sirmaur, Shimla and Solan are considered as low vulnerable of disaster threats.
3. Hum valley of Una district has hardly any natural drinking water source.
4. As per the study of central water board, Kala Amb valley in Sirmaur district has exploited the least underground water.
A. 2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1, 2 and 3
D. 4 only
36. Which of the following statement(s) is are not correct?
1. The per capita income at current prices as per first revised estimates for the year 2019-20 witnessed an increase of 6.2 percent.
2. As per the revised estimates, the contraction in the economy for 2020-21 was expected to be around -7.9 percent as on December 2020.
3. The Economic growth in the state (H.P.) is still governed by agriculture activities.
4. The smaller projects in the hydro-electric power sector up to 2MW have been reserved for the investors from Himachal Pradesh only.
A. 2 only
B. 3 and 4
C. 1 and 2
D. 4 only
37. Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct about the Social Welfare programs of Government of Himachal Pradesh?
1. e-Udyan portal: Where farmers can avail Horticulture farming service benefits while sitting in their home.
2. Vishesh Mahila Utthan Yojna: Scheme formulated for rehabilitation of physically and sexually abused women through technical and vocational training.
3. Medha Protsahan Yojna: Rupees one lakh in provided to the meritorious students to provide guidance at coaching centres.
4. Mukhya Mantri Ek Bigha Scheme: State Government will empower rural women by helping them become self-sufficient and get employment under MGNREGS.
A. 2 and 3
B. 1 and 4
C. 4 only
D. None of these
38. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
1. Himachal Pradesh is the first state to pioneer the Districts Good Governance Index (DGGI) for measuring Governance Performance on seven themes.
2. The idea of DGGI was obtained from the Public Affairs Centre, Bangaluru when Himachal Pradesh was ranked 1st among 12 small states on the Public Affairs Index.
3. Government of Himachal Pradesh has decided that DGGI will be the regular exercise of the Department of Economic and Statistics.
4. Hamirpur district was awarded first Prize on the basis of DGGI-2019.
A. All of the above
B. 3 only
C. 4 only
D. 1, 2 and 3
39. Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct about Banking System in Himachal Pradesh?
1. As per census 2011, the average population per branch in the state comes to 3129 people.
2. The Himachal Pradesh State Cooperative Bank Ltd. has 217 branches in Himachal Pradesh.
3. Kangra district has the highest number of 423 bank branches.
4. The State Bank of India has been given the responsibility of Lead Bank of two districts Chamba and Lahaul-Spiti.
A. None of these
B. 1, 3 and 4
C. All of these
D. 2 only
40. NABARD consultancy services (NABCONS) was not involved in which of the following assignments during the financial year 2020-21?
1. Comprehensive study of Kisan Credit Card scheme and Handloom sector.
2. Third party survey of Toilets constructed by SJVN.
3. Third party inspection of Border Area Development Program.
4. NABCONS was now Central Technical Support Agency for Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Vikas Yojana (DDU-GKY) in the state.
A. None of these
B. 2 and 4
C. 1 and 3
D. All of these
41. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
1. As per 2011 census, Himachal Pradesh is only state in the country where 89.96% population lives in rural areas.
2. Agriculture/Horticulture provide direct employment to about 70 percent of total workers of the state.
3. About 15.72 percent of the total GSDP comes from Agriculture and its allied sectors.
4. Out of total geographical area of the state, the area of operational holdings is about 29.44 lakh hectares.
A. 3 and 4
B. 1 and 2
C. 3 Only
D. 4 only
42. Select the incorrect sentence(s) from the following:
1. The state government has taken an initiative towards good governance by setting up the CM Dashboard.
2. Bharat Net is an initiative of Government of India to provide broadband services to the Municipalities.
3. HIMSWAN was set up in the state under state e-governance Plan (SeGP) in 2010.
4. Government of Himachal Pradesh has set up a ‘State Data Centre’ at Delhi in 2020.
A. 4 only
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 4
D. 1 only
43. Which of the following is/are correct about the Himachal Pradesh Town & Country Planning Act-1977?
1. It has been enforced in 55 Planning areas.
2. Planning area constitutes to 1.60% of the total geographical area of the state.
3. The above act is enforced in 35 special areas of Himachal Pradesh.
4. 2.06% area of the total geographical area of the state comes under special area.
A. None of these
B. 2 and 3
C. 4 only
D. All of these
Directions for Questions 44-46: Match List I with List II and choose the correct answer from the given options.
44. List-I Author
A. Herman Goetz
B. W.G. Archer
C. M.S. Randhawa
D. Joseph Charles
List-II Book
1. Himalyan Art
2. The Early Wooden Temples of Chamba
3. Kangra Valley Painting
4. Kangra Painting
A. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
B. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
C. A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
D. A-2, B-4, C-3, D-1
45. List-I
A. Bandli sanctuary
B. Daranghati sanctuary
C. Gamgul Siahbehi sanctuary
D. Lippa-Asrang sanctuary
1. Mandi
2. Upper catchment areas of Tirthan, Sainj and Jiva rivers
3. Shimla
4. Chamba
5. Kinnaur
A. A-5, B-2, C-1, D-4
B. A-1, B-3, C-2, D-5
C. A-1, B-3, C-4, D-5
D. A-1, B-2, C-4, D-5
46. List-I
A. Zungtee
B. A scene of savage grandeur
C. Mone
D. Chhetpa
1. Tidong
2. The historical village
3. A fine awarded by ‘Biradari Panchayat’
4. Birth customs
5. Satluj
A. A-5, B-2, C-1, D-4
B. A-4, B-3, C-5, D-2
C. A-3, B-5, C-2, D-1
D. A-5, B-1, C-2, D-3
Direction: Read the passage carefully and attempt Question Nos. 47, 48, 49, 50 & 51 by choosing the most appropriate option:
Desertification is a term used to explain a process of decline in the in the biological productivity of an ecosystem, leading to total loss of productivity. While this phenomenon is often linked to the arid, semiarid and sub-humid ecosystems, even in the humid tropics, the impact could be most dramtic. Impoverishment of human-impated terrestrial ecosystems may exhibit itself in a varicty of ways; accelerated erosion as in the mountain regions of the country, salinization of land as in the semi-arid and arid ‘green revolution’ area of the country, e.g., Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, and site quality decline – a common phenomenon due to general decline in tree cover and monotonous monoculture of rice/wheat across the Indian plains. A major consequence of deforestation is that it related to adverse alterations in the hydrology and related soil nutrient losses. The consequence of deforestation invariably arise out of site degradation through erosive losses. Tropical Asia, Africa and South America have the highest levels of erosion. The ultimate consequences of site desertification are soil degradation, alteration in available water and its quality and the consequent decline in food, fodder and fuel-wood yields essentials for the economic well beings of rural communities.
47. Desertification leads to decline in ___________
A. Industrial productivity
B. Agricultural productivity
C. Biological productivity
D. Human productivity
48. Where are the level of erosion highest?
A. Monsoon Asia climate
B. Tropical Asia climate
C. Tropical Savannah climate
D. Tropical Steppe climate
49. Deforestation adversely affects the __________.
A. Geomophology
B. Pedology
C. Cryology
D. Hydrology
50. Desertification often occurs in __________.
A. Polar areas
B. Hot desert areas
C. Cold weather season
D. Arunchal Pradesh
51. Accelerated erosion chiefly occurs in____________.
A. Mountains
B. Plains
C. Valleys
D. Plateaus
52. Who was the author of the book ‘Gulamgiri.’?
A. Swami Dayanand
B. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
C. Mahatma Jyotiba Pule
D. Swami Ramkrishan Parmhans
53. In which year ‘The Indian Universities Act’ was passed?
A. 1901
B. 1904
C. 1905
D. 1909
54. In which Governor General’s tenure, the Brishers conquered ‘Sindh’?
A. Lord Auckland
B. Lord Ellenborough
C. Lord Hasting
D. Lord Dalhousie
55. Shifting cultivation in Jharkhand State is known as:
A. Koman
B. Khil
C. Kuruwa
D. Kumari
56. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?
A. Kosi-Consequent river
B. Narmada-Rift valley river
C. Sutlej-Antecedent river
D. Ghaggar – Endoreic river
57. Which of the following glaciers is located in Karakoram ranges of Himalayan region?
A. Shafat
B. Milam
C. Zemu
D. Biafo
58. Kirghiz refers to:
A. Desert
B. Lake
C. Cattle herders
D. Mountain
59. Alps mountain chain is related with:
A. Europe
B. Asia
C. Australia
D. Antarctic
60. The water holding capacity is highest in:
A. Sandy soil
B. Clayey soil
C. Loamy soil
D. Mixture of sand and loam
61. Which leader was not the member of Constitutional Draft Committee?
A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
C. B.L. Mitter
D. Mohammad Saadulla
62. Which of the following officers can be removed from his office by the Governor?
A. Advocate General of State
B. State Election Commissioner
C. Member, State Public Service Commission
D. Member, Staff Human, Rights Commission
63. By which time Governor has to return an ordinary bill to the concerned State Legislative Assembly for re-consideration?
A. One month
B. Two months
C. Six months
D. No time limit
64. The sustainable Development Goal “Good Health and Well being” has shown improvement in India due to:
A. Clean Water & Sanitation
B. Decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio
C. Better Access to Housing
D. Widespread Waste Collection and Procession
65. ‘National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture’ has been launched to;
A. Enhance agricultural productivity by integrated farming
B. Promote organic farming
C. Increase irrigation coverage
D. Provide insurance cover to farmers
66. The government has released a new four-color classification scheme for industries based on their pollution potential. Which is not correct in this regard?
A. Moderately polluting-orange category
B. Not polluting-white category
C. Most Polluting – red category
D. None of these
67. What is the minimum calorie requirement in rural areas for measuring poverty?
A. 2100 calories per person per day
B. 2200 calories per person per day
C. 2400 calories per person per day
D. 3100 calories per person per day
68. The phenomenon of ‘demographic dividend’ of a country is related to:
A. A sharp decline in the total population
B. A decline in the infant mortality Rate
C. An increase in the sex ratio
D. An increase in the population in the working age group
69. SANKALP is launched to provide:
A. Better healthcare for rural poor
B. Better healthcare for urban poor
C. Quality education
D. Market relevant training to youths
70. According to FRBM Act, India’s fiscal deficit should not exceed:
A. 2 percent of GDP
B. 3 percent of GDP
C. 4 percent of GDP
D. 3.5 percent of GDP
71. Which of the following statement is not correct?
A. Calcium oxide reacts vigorously with water to produce lime
B. Slaked lime slowly creates a layer of calcium nitrate on the walls during white washing
C. Silver chloride is sensitive to sunlight
D. Decomposition reactions require energy for breaking down of reactants
72. Which of the following statement is correct?
A. A very small opaque object does not change the straight path of light
B. Convex mirrors are generally used in torches
C. The mass density of kerosene is less than that of water
D. The ability of a medium to reflect light is expressed as optical density
73. Which of the following statement is not correct?
A. During dental cavities, bacteria act on saliva to produce acids
B. Blood pressure is much greater in arteries than in veins
C. Normal systolic pressure is about 120 mm of Hg and diastolic pressure is 80 mm of Hg
D. Dental plaque is caused by demineralization of enamel
74. Which of the following statement is correct?
A. Cell vacuoles do not store waste materials
B. Water transport in plants occurs across xylem
C. Breakdown of pyruvate in yeast in the absence of oxygen yields ethanol
D. Energy released from the rupture of terminal phosphate group of ATP is equivalent to 35.5 kJ/mol
75. What was the name of chariot of Loard Jagannath during recent Rath Yatra?
A. Taladhwaja
B. Debadalana
C. Gundicha
D. Nandighosha
76. E-Medha portal is related to what?
A. elated to Ayurveda terminologies to record clinical study
B. Deals with R&D in Ayurveda
C. Online public access catalogue for Indian medical heritage books
D. Provides digitized information on rare manuscripts
77. What is true about Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) card scheme?
A. The cardholder gets multipurpose life time visa to visit India
B. He/She can purchase agriculture land in India
C. He/She gets voting rights
D. If registered for five years, he/she will automatically get Indian citizenship
78. Which foreign country’s contingent took part in Republic Day Parade, 2021?
A. Bangladesh
B. Sri Lanka
C. Afghanistan
D. Myanmar
79. Which is the latest country with whom India has established 2+2 dialogue recently?
B. Japan
C. Russia
D. Australia
80. Who is appointed as new Prime Minister of Italy in February 2021?
A. Mario Draghi
B. Giancario Giorgetti
C. Andrea Oriando
D. Luigi Di Maio
81. Which of these countries became members of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in 2017?
1. India
2. Afghanistan
3. Turkey
4. Pakistan
A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1 and 4
82. Arrange the following Gandhi Peace Prize award winner personalities/institutions in chronological order on the basis of the year awards were conferred on them:
1. Yohel Sasakawa
2. Sheikh Mujibur Rehman
3. Ekal Abhiyan Trust
4. Qaboos bin Said Al Said
A. 1, 2, 4, 3
B. 3, 1, 4, 2
C. 4, 2, 1, 3
D. 2, 3, 4, 1
Directions for Questions 83-92: There are two statements for each question. In the light of these two statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below.
A. Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are correct
B. Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are incorrect
C. Statement 1 is correct and Statement 2 is incorrect
D. Statement 1 is incorrect and Statement 2 is correct
83. Statement 1: There was a provision in the Charter Act of 1833 to abolish slavery.
Statement 2: In 1855, the British merged the Riyasat of Awadh with their kingdom, accusing them of misrule.
84. Statement 1: Young Bengal Movement was started by Sisir Kumar Ghosh.
Statement 2: Prarthna Samaj was established in Bombay in 1865.
85. Statement 1: Container Corporation of India Limited is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence.
Statement 2: Dedicated Goods Transport Corridor Corporation Limited is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways.
86. Satement 1: Quepem and Canacona are chief bauxite deposits areas of Goa.
Satement 2: Most of the bauxite deposits in India are associated with laterites and occur generally as sheets.
87. Statement 1: Mahatma Gandhi gave slogan of ‘Do or Die’ during Quit India Movement.
Statement 2: Subhash Chandra Bose established Forward Block Party in 1939.
88. Statement 1: In 1942, S.N. Tagore established Indian Revolutionary Communist Party.
Statement 2: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar moved ‘Objective Resolution’ in Constitutent Assembly on 13th December.
89. Statement 1: Revenue Deficit is the excess of revenue expenditure over revenue receipts.
Statement 2: Effective Revenue Deficit is the difference between Revenue Deficit and Grants for Creation of Capital Assets
90. Statement 1: The amount of usable energy remains constant as it is passed from one trophic level to another.
Statement 2: The energy within an ecosystem is constant and never changes.
91. Statement 1: Ruhar Valley of Germany is the worlds greatest mining and industrial regions.
Statement 2: Bostan is an important ship building centre in USA.
92. Statement 1: Malacca Strait is a shipping channel between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
Statement 2: Irrawaddy River system is related to Indonesia.
93. Arrange the following events in chronological order.
1. Death of C.R. Das
2. Simon Commission appointed
3. Death of revolutionary Jatin Das
4. Nehru Report
A. 1, 2, 3, 4
B. 1, 2, 4, 3
C. 2, 1, 3, 4
D. 2, 1, 4, 3
94. Arrangs these later Mughal Badshahs chronologically:
1. Jahandar Shah
2. Farrukhsiyar
3. Ahmed Shah
4. Alamgir II
A. 1, 2, 3, 4
B. 3, 1, 2, 4
C. 1, 2, 4, 3
D. 2, 1, 3, 4
95. Arrange the following rivers from East to West direction:
1. Kosi river
2. Teesta river
3. Gandak river
4. Sharda river
A. 2, 3, 4, 1
B. 2, 1, 3, 4
C. 2, 1, 4, 3
D. 3, 2, 4, 1
96. Arrange the following countries from North to South:
1. Norway
2. Denmark
3. Austria
4. Spain
A. 4, 3, 2, 1
B. 1, 2, 3, 4
C. 2, 1, 3, 4
D. 3, 4, 2, 1
97. Arrange the following from South to North:
1. Arctic Ocean
2. Gulf of Mexico
3. Hudson Bay
4. Baffin Bay
A. 1, 2, 3, 4
B. 2, 4, 1, 3
C. 1, 3, 2, 4
D. 2, 3, 4, 1
98. Put these agrarian movements in chronological order with the date of their start:
1. Bardoli Peasants Movement
2. Khera Peasants Movement
3. Champaran Satyagrah
4. Mopla Peasants Movement
A. 2, 3, 1, 4
B. 3, 2, 4, 1
C. 3, 4, 1, 2
D. 1, 3, 2, 4
99. Arrange the following steps in relation to self-help groups in correct sequence:
1. Lending, repayment and maintaining accounts and records.
2. Arranging regular meetings with groups.
3. Identifying the area and forming a group of women with common interest.
4. Deciding on the amount for contribution and pooling the money.
A. 4, 3, 2, 1
B. 1, 2, 3, 4
C. 3, 2, 4, 1
D. 2, 3, 4, 1
100. Arrange the following four Indo-US defence agreemtns in chronological order on the basis of year of signing of these pacts:
1. Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Association (LEMOA)
2. Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA
3. General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA)
4. Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA)
A. 1, 2, 3, 4
B. 2, 4, 3, 1
C. 3, 1, 4, 2
D. 4, 2, 1, 3