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Q. The Governor-General was given power to issue ordinances by the act of
Q. Which of the following is one of the causes for the passing of the Act of 1773?
ANS:- Failure of Double Government
Q. Pitt’s India Bill was introduced by ________ in 1784.
ANS:- Prime Minister Pitt
Q. Who among the following Governor General created the Covenanted Civil Service of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil Service?
Q. Under which article, President of India can proclaim constitutional emergency?
ANS:- Article 356
Q. How many members of upper house (RajyaSabha) can be nominated by President of India?
Q. Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo China War of 1962?
ANS:- V.K. Krishna Menon
Q. When was the States Reorganization Commission constituted?
Q. The Ghatampur thermal power plant approved by Cabinet is to be setup in –
ANS:- Uttar Pradesh
Q. Which functionary can be invited to give his opinion in the parliament?
ANS:- Attorney General of India
Q. The largest delta of the world is
ANS:- Sunderban delta
Q. Tree cover is maximum in
ANS:- Western ghats
Q. What amongst the following is responsible for the formation of stone in the human kidney?
ANS:- Calcium oxalate
Q. What is a mushroom?
Q. The chemical used as a ‘fixer’ in photography is-
ANS:- Sodium thiosulphate
Q. Which one of the following is viscous?
Q. The dispute over Siachin Glacier is between –
ANS:- India and Pakistan
Q. A particle dropped from the top of a tower uniformly falls on ground at a distance a which is equal to the height of tower. Which of the following paths will be traversed by the particle?
Q. Who was the founder of Seva Sadan in Bombay?
ANS:- Ramabai Ranade
Q. The Theosophical Society was founded in the U. S. A. by ?
ANS:- Madam Blavatsky and Olcott
Q. In the Indian Parliamentary System, ‘Vote on Account’ is valid for how many months (except the year of elections)?
ANS:- 2 months
Q. In the Constituent Assembly, when was the ad-hoc Committee appointed for the National Flag—
ANS:- 22th July 1947
Q. Special Economic Zone (SEZ) concept was first introduced in
Q. The Permanent settlement introduced by Cornwallis is in Bengal is known as
ANS:- Zamindari System
Q. Who was the first Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Calcutta?
ANS:- Elijah Impey
Q. The Charter Act of 1793 Renewed the Company’s monopoly for____________ years.
ANS:- 20 years
Q. What is law-making authority of the government called ?
Q. The Punjab Reorganisation Act, which created the states of Punjab and Haryana in 1966, was enacted on the basis of the recommendations of the
ANS:- Shah Commission
Q. The reference to the National Capital Territory of Delhi is found in
ANS:- Article 239AA
Q. The revenue system initiated by Sher Shah influenced the revenue system of
Q. Bairam Khan was murdered at
Q. Who planted the “Tree of Liberty’ at Srirangapatnam ?
ANS:- Tipu Sultan
Q. The famous resolution on Non-Cooperation under the inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi was adopted in a special session of Congress held at Calcutta in
ANS:- September 1920
Q. Dandi March started on ________ 1930.
ANS:- 12th March
Q. Which of the following has the supreme command of the Indian Defence Forces?
ANS:- President of India
Q. Anti-defection law is given in which schedule of Indian constitution?
ANS:- Tenth Schedule
Q. Which one of the following region is most rich in coal deposits?
ANS:- Damodar Valley
Q. Who is the custodian of Contingency Fund of India?
ANS:- The President
Q. The Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is:
ANS:- Prime Minister of India
Q. Who among the following led a deputation of Banaras Pandits to the Mughal emperor to seek abolition of the Banaras and Allahabad?
Q. Who among the following was the first English man to visit western India ?
ANS:- Thomas Stephens
Q. Who among the following was the official historian of Aurangzeb’s reign?
ANS:- Mohammad Kazim
Q. “Din-i-Ilahi’ was a movement of Akbar’s folly, not of his wisdom.” Who made this statement?
ANS:- V.A. Smith
Q. Who among the following leaders dominated the Lucknow Pact in December, 1916?
ANS:- Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Q. The Look East Policy in India was started by which of the following Prime Ministers?
ANS:- P.V. Narasimha Rao
Q. A drainage pattern where a river is joined by its tributaries approximately at right angles is ___________.
Q. The core of the earth is also known as ______.
Q. In Indian constitution, the method of election of President has been taken from which country?
Q. Who was the Governor General of India during the launch of Civil Disobedience Movement?
ANS:- Lord Irwin
Q. Who is the Viceroy of India during Quit India Movement ?
Q. Which drug is used as an Anti-Inflammatory?
Q. Adding which substance gives blue colour to glass?
ANS:- Cobalt oxide
Q. Which Governor General abolished the ‘Sati System’ in India?
ANS:- Lord Wiliam Bentinck
Q. Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called __________.
Q. In which year did the Portuguese captured Goa from Bijapur?
Q. Which one of the following chemicals helps in fruit ripening?
Q. In collaboration with David Hare and Alexander Duff, who of the following established Hindu College at Calcutta ?
ANS:- Raja Rammohan Roy
Q. A stretch of sea water, partly or fully separated by a narrow strip from the main sea is called
Q. _________ is a byproduct of sewage treatment and can be decomposed to produce biogas
Q. Which Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution includes equal access to shops, bathing, ghats, hotels etc?
ANS:- Right to Equality
Q. President of India can refer any matter that is of public importance or that which involves interpretation of Constitution to ________
ANS:- Supreme Court
Q. The heat treatment applied to milk to stabilize and to remove disease causing bacteria is called as
Q. Which one of the following was used as a chemical weapon in the First World War?
ANS:- Mustard gas
Q. Which one of the following European trading companies adopted the “Blue Water Policy” in India?
ANS:- Francisco de Almeida (Portuguese company)
Q. The Arya Mahila Sabha was founded by ?
ANS:- Pandit Ramabai
Q. The Daily Weather Map of India is prepared and printed at___________
Q. “Great Barrier Reef”, the world’s largest Coral reef is located in
Q. In which year was All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) founded?
Q. Cockroach cannot survive in the water because its respiratory organ is –
Q. Which among the following is white phosphorus?
Q. Which one of the following cities of Iraq is located on Tigris river?
Q. The writers of the East India Company had their training in the college at ________ in England.
Q. Isotopes are separated by
Q. Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the reign of
Q. Who wrote the famous book – ‘We the people’?
ANS:- Nani Palkhivala
Q. Journalist Day was celebrated for the first time all over the country on
ANS:- Oct 28, 1984
Q. Who wrote the line: ‘ A thing of beauty is a joy forever’?
ANS:- John Keats
Q. Which one of the following Committees is described as the ‘twin sister’ of the Estimates Committee?
ANS:- Public Accounts Committee
Q. Who gave the ‘General Equilibrium Theory’?
ANS:- Leon Walras
Q. What process takes place during the youthful stage of a river?
ANS:- Valley deepening
Q. Sandstone is which type of rock?
ANS:- Sedimentary Rock
Q. Rainfall caused by intense evaporation in equatorial areas is called _____________.
ANS:- Convectional rainfall
Q. Nandadevi peak is located in ____________ State.
Q. Who among the following gave monistic theory of sovereignty?
Q. In which of the following States India’s first Green Rail Corridor was launched in –
ANS:- Tamil Nadu
Q. The relation between the consumer’s optimal choice of the quantity of a good and its price is very important and this relation is called the ________function.
Q. Name the catalyst used in the conversion of milk into curd?
Q. Provision was made in the Act of 1773, for the office of a Governor-General of
ANS:- Fort William
Q. The term socialist was added in the Preamble by the amendment
Q. The Sun Temple of Konark was built by Narasimhadeva I. To which dynasty did he belong to?
ANS:- Eastern Ganga dynasty
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