Test Series

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TEST Series-1

54. consider the following statements with respect to dated securities

1. The dated securities are tradable instruments issued by the RBI

2. The states can also issue dated securities to meet the market borrowing requirements.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

55. Consider the following statements with respect to sovereign Gold bonds

1. They are non-government securities denominated in grams of gold.

2. They are substitutes for holding physical gold and the investors have to pay the issue price in bonds.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only                         b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2               d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

56. The integrated ombudsman scheme of the RBI amalgamates

a. Banking ombudsman scheme 2006

b. Ombudsman scheme of NBFC 2018

c. Ombudsman scheme of digital transactions 2019

d. All of the above

 

57. The unified ombudsman scheme will provide redress to customer complaints within

a. 28 days                          b. 30 days

c. 31 days                          d. 45 days

 

58. Trincomalee oil tank farm is jointly developed by

a. India- Bangladesh

b. India – Nepal

c. India – srilanka

d. India –Maldives

 

59. Consider the following statements with respect to anti-dumping duty

1. It is a protectionist tariff that a domestic government imposes on foreign imports.

2. Recently India becomes the first country to impose anti-dumping duty on Chinese products.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

60.The following duty imposed by a country that is anti-subsidy and extra duty is

a. safeguard duty

b. countervailing duty

c. customs duty

d. anti dumping duty

 

61. E-shram portal is a national database of

a. Unorganised workers for their welfare services

b. Unorganised workers for their health and other services

c. Unorganised workers for their social security services and employability

d. All of the above

 

62. The unorganised workers database in the E-shram portal includes

a. Beedi workers

b. Migrant workers

c. Coolies

d. All of the above

 

63. Consider the following statements with respect to James Webb Space telescope

1. It uses a long range infrared instrument that helps in the study of Galaxies and bith of stars.

2. Hubble telescope differs from Webb telescope in its Ultraviolet and visible part of the spectrum.

3. The telescope will be launched from NASA’s space port.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only                    b. 2 and 3 only

c. 2 only                    d. 3 only

 

64. The National Mulitdimensional poverty index is released by

a. UNDP                    b. NITI aayog

c. OPHI                     d. All of the above

 

65. Which among the following indicators are used in calculating multidimensional poverty Index

1. child Mortality

2. cooking fuel

3. water

4. Sanitation

5. Housing

6. Hospitality

7. Doctors assistance

Choose the correct code from below:

a. 1,2,3,4,5,7   

b. 1,2,3,4,5

c. 1,2,3,4,5

d. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

 

66. global risk report is released by

a. world Bank

b. United Nations

c. FAO

d. world Economic forum

 

67. World Economic outlook report is released by

a. World Economic forum

b. World Trade organisations

c. World Bank

d. IMF

 

68. Ease of doing Business report is released by

a. IMF

b. World Bank

c. UN

d. FAO

 

69. world development report is released by

a. World economic Forum

b. world Trade Organisation

c. World Bank

d. IMF

 

70. The State that topped the list in Good Governance index in India is

a. Gujarat

b. Maharashtra

c. Goa

d. All of the above

 

71. The Good Governance Index is prepared by

a. Department of economic affairs

b. Department of revenue

c. Department of Law and order

d. None of the above

 

72. Which among the following dam in Afghanistan is called as friendship dam

a. Hamina dam

b. Misbah dam

c. Salma dam

d. All of the above

 

73. consider the following statements with respect to Chilka lake

1. The lake spans in the odisha districts of Puri, Khurda and Ganjam

2. It is located at the mouth of the Daya river that flows into bay of Bengal.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. both 1 and 2 only

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

74. Consider the following

1. Kolleru Lake- Godavari

2. Deepor Lake- Brahmaputra

3. Wular Lake- Jhelum

4. Pulicat- Mausami

Which among the above are incorrectly matched?

a. 1 and 2                  b. 2 and 3

c. 3 and 4                  d. 4 only

 

75. Which among the following states were / are imposed with AFSPA?

a. Manipur

b. Nagaland

c. Punjab

d. all of the above

 

76. Who can declare an area as disturbed area under AFSPA?

a. Governor of the State

b. The central Government

c. Administrator of Union Territory

d. All of the above

 

77. Which among the following countries are invited for republic day Parade by India?

a. Kazakhistan

b. Tazakistan

c. Turkmenistan

d. all of the above

 

78. INSTC is a multi modal trade network that connects India with which among the following country?

a. Kazakistan

b. Azarbaijan

c. Afghanistan

d. Russia

 

79. Consider the following statements with respect to Shangai Cooperation council

1. It is the world’s largest regional organisation in geographic scope and population

2. It is the successor to Shangai Five.

3. It was renamed as Shangai cooperation council after Russia joined it in 2001.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 1 and 3

c. 2 and 3

d. 1, 2 and 3

 

80. Which among the following nation is not a founding member of Gulf Cooperation council?

a. Iran                             b. Iraq

c. Tunisia                       d. All of the above

 

81. Bangkok Declaration is associated with

a. ASEAN                     b. SAARC

c. EAS                          d. None of the above

 

82. Which among the following article of the Indian Constitution capacitates the state to create special arrangements for promoting the interests and welfare of socially and educationally backward classes of the society?

a. 15(2)                               b. 15(3)

c. 15(4)                               d. 15(5)

 

83. Which among the following case fixes the reservation to 27% reservation to OBCs in India?

a. LIC Vs State of Karnataka

b. Indra Sawhney Vs Union of India

c. Menaka Gandhi Vs Union of India

d. Keshavanada Bharathi Vs state of Kerala

 

84. Which among the following is responsible for announcing Minimum support Prices?

a. Commission for Agricultural commodities

b. Commission for Agricultural cost and Prices

c. Commission for Agricultural and Allied activities

d. None of the above

 

85. The High court judge is appointed based on

a. collegium system

b. Participative consultative Process

c. Governor of the state concerned

d. both a and b

 

86. Which among the following goods are kept out of the purview of GST in India?

a. Alcohol for human consumption

b. Petroleum products

c. electricity

d. All the above

 

87. GST Council is a

a. Constitutional Body

b. Statutory Body

c. Neither Constitutional not Statutory

d. None of the above

 

88. The annual Malabar defence exercise is participated by

a. India                 b. USA

c. Japan                d. All of the above

 

89. Consider the following statements with respect to river Krishna.

1. It is a west flowing river that originates in Mahabalipuram of Maharashtra.

2. It flows in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh only.

3. Tributaries of Krishna in Karnataka are Gataprabha, Malaprarabha only.

Which among the above statements is/ are incorrect?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1 and 3 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. 1,2 and 3

 

90. Consider the Following Statements

1. The share of government health expenditure on the total expenditure has increased over time.

2. The share of social security of health has increased from 2013 to 2018.

Which among the above statements are incorrect?

a. 1 only                            b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2 only                  d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

91. Which among the following countries has highest global semiconductor sales?

a. USA                             b. Japan

c. South Korea                 d. China

 

92. Parliamentary system of democracy is followed in most number of countries in the world.

2. Existence of cabinet system is one of the features of Parliamentary system of democracy.

3. Parliamentary system of democracy is also called as Prime ministerial Government.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2                b. 2 and 3

c. 1 and 3                d. 1,2 and 3

 

93. Consider the following statements

1. Right to recall is an example of Indirect democracy.

2. Representative democracy is found in USA

3. Gram Sabha and right to recall are examples of direct democracy in India.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2                        b. 2 and 3

c. 1 and 3                        d. 1, 2 and 3

 

94. Consider the following statements

1. Communist ideology of Maosim propunds overthrowing parliamentary system of democracy

2. Karl Marx was the chief profounder of Communist ideology.

3. Communism of all forms are banned in India.

 

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2                  b. 2 and 3

c. 1 and 3                  d. 1,2 and 3

 

95). Consider the following statements

1. Preamble is non-enforceable part of Indian Constitution.

2. Preamble is part of the basic structure of the Indian Constitution.

3. Preamble cannot be altered but enriched.

Which of the above statements are correct?

  • a) 1 and 2
  • b) b) 1 and 3
  • c) c) 2 and 3
  • d) d) 1, 2 and 3

96. Consider the following statements with respect to Presidential system of  democracy.

  1. 1) Representation of the people.
  2. 2) Responsible Government
  3. 3) Accountability
  4. 4) Drawn direct line of authority from the people through the legislature

Choose the correct statements from the below

  • a) 1,2,3 b)   1,2,4

c)   2,3,4  d)   All the above

 

97. Consider the following statements

  1. 1) The goal Envisaged by constitution of India is Economic and social justice only.
  2. 2) The essence of welfare is depicted in directive principles of state policy and Preamble
  3. 3) Indian polity highlights on socialism to eliminate inequality of income and states and to provide a decent standard of life to the working people.

 

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

  • a) 1 Only       b) 2 Only

     c)   3 Only      d)  None of the above

 

   98. Consider the following   

   statements with respect to Indian    

   constitution

  1. 1) It is a harmonious blend of Rigidity and flexibility.
  2. 2) Judicial review secures justice to the constitutional values
  3. 3) Fundamental rights are subject to reasonable restrictions by legislature
  4. 4) Constitution guarantees Social Justice only

Which of the above statements above are correct?

  • a) 1,2 and 3 Only  b)   3 and 4

c)   4 Only      d)   2 and 3

 

   99. Consider the following   

   statements

  1. 1) Indian Constitution is an example of constitutionalism with Constitution
  2. 2) The Legislations made in India are supplementing the Constitution.
  3. 3) Indian Constitution is a compromise between Judicial Review and Parliamentary Supremacy.

Which of the above statements are correct?

  • a) 1 and 2 b)   1 and 3

c)   2 and 3 d)  1,2 and 3

 

100.  What do you mean by Zero day Vulnerability that was currently in news?

a. It is a vulnerability in a system or device that is patched but not disclosed

b. It is a vulnerability in a system or device that is disclosed but not patched

c. It is connected to the viruses that attack the human body in a given day of time

d. It is the group of spyware used by Iran to attack Israel

 

1.Consider the following statement about Jainism

1. It believed in extreme non violence

 

2. It advocated penacing and self mortification

Which among the above statement are correct?

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

2. Match the following

a. 1st jaina council     1. Raja griha

b. 1st Budhist council  2. Vallabhi

c. 2nd Jaina council     3. Pataliputra

a. a-3, b-1,c-2

b. a-3,b-2,c-1

c. a-1,b-2,c-3

d. a-2, b-1, c-3

 

3. Acharanga sutta text book was related to

a. Buddhism

b. Ajivikas

c. Charavakas

d. None of the above

 

4. Akriya/non action philosophy was advocated by

a. Nanda vachcha

b. Purana kassada

c. Kisa sankichcha

d. Pakhuda

 

5. Asvatavada mainly promoted which of the following thought?

a. Materialism

b. Seven immutable elements

c. Theory of karma

d. All of the above

 

6. Consider the following statements

1. Painted greyware was very fine and smooth

2. NBPW pottery was associated with the time of buddha’s

Which among the above statement are correct?

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

7. Consider the following statements

1. Mahajanapadas had capital cities.

2. Many mahajanapadas were fortified.

3. Mahajanapadas maintained armies.

Which among the above atatements are correct?

a. 1 Only

b. 1 and 3

c. 2 and 3

d. 1,2,3

 

8. Panini a scholar fron ancient India is famous for

a. Grammarian in Sanskrit

b. he arranged vowels and consonants in a special order

c. Both a and b

d. None of the above

 

9. In which of the following statements Ashokan Inscriptions have been found?

a. Brahmagiri

b. Lumbini

c. Maski

d. All of the above

 

10. Ashoka’s Dhamma dealt with

1. General social behaviour

2. Performance of sacrifice

Which among the above statement are correct?

a. 1 Only                  b. 2 Only

c. 1 and 2                 d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

11. Karmakaras an ancient India refers to

a. Owners of land

b. Worked in others land

c. Ironsmiths

d. Bronzesmiths

 

12. Consider the following statements about punch marked coins

1. They are of silver and copper

2. They had square, rectangular and round shape

3. They were first circulated during sathavahanas

Which among the above statements are incorrect?

a. 3 Only

b. 2 and 3

c. 1 and 3

d. 1,2 and 3

 

13. With respect to Mathura which among the following statements are correct?

a. It was one of the Capital of Kushanas

b. It produced first image of Buddha

c. It had an art centre

d. All the above.

 

14. Craft and merchant associations were known as

a. Durga

b. Srenis

c. Amatya

d. Brahmadeva

 

15. Red Glazed Pottery imported from

a. Iran

b. Egypt

c. Mediterranean region

d. Tranoxian region

 

16. Consider the following statements

1. Buddhacharita was a biography of Buddha.

2. It was composed in first century AD.

3. It was composed of Ashvagosha.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 1 and 3

c. 2 and 3

d. 1,2 and 3

 

17. Bhakti tradition emphasised on

a. Sacrifice and rituals

b. Devotion and individual worship

c. Piligrimage and superstition

d. Temple Consttuction

 

18. Harishena was a poet who composed

a. Allahabad Prashasthi

b. Sangam Literature

c. Malvikaagnimitra

d. Silapadhigaram

 

19. Huen Tsang visited India during the times of

a. Kanishka

b. Chandra Gupta I

c. Harshavardhana

d. Chandragupta II

 

20. Sandhi Vigrahika was an official incharge of

a. Military Commanding

b. Judiciary

c. Revenue

d. War and Peace

 

21. Transfer of Lands from King to others was called as Land Grants, while transferring the donees received which of the following powers during the late Gupta Period?

a. Ownership rights

b. Administration rights

c. Both A and B

d. None of the above

 

22. The first memorial of SATI was found in

a. Nagod

b. Nachnakutara

c. Eran

d. Jakhera

 

23. Vishti during the Gupta period was

a. A guild of carpenters

b. Women Marriage wealth

c. a type of caste

d. none of the above

 

24. Hathigumpha Inscriptions conveys which among the following?

a. Jain Image worship

b. Buddha image worship

c. Kharavela King’s administration

d. Trading organisations

 

25. Bodhisattva doctrine is related to

a. Sthaviravadins

b. Mahasangikas

c. Mahayana

d. Hinayana

 

26.Vrishali was a term that refers to

a. Shudra Women

b. Dancers in court

c. A Women trader

d. A Women Priest

 

27. The First King to issue Sanskrit inscription was

a. Kanishka

b. Rudhradaman

c. Mahendraverma

d. Harshavardhana

 

28. Arrange the following events in chronological order

1. Use of Iron for the first time.

2. Fourth Buddhist Council

3. Arthashastra

Choose the correct codes from the below:

a. 3-2-1

b. 1-3-2

c. 2-1-3

d. 2-3-1

 

29. Which of the following is not part of Kautilya’s Sapthanga

a. Amatya                  b. Durga

c. Kosa                     d. Senani

 

30. Match the following Mahajanapadas with their capital

a. Vatsa                1. Ujjain

b. Avanti              2. Kausambi

c. Shurasena         3. Viratanagar

d. Matsya             4. Mathura

Choose the correct code from below:

a. a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4

b. a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2

c. a-2, b-1, c-4, d-3

d. a-4, b-3, c-1, d-2

 

31. Bhogagama in ancient India was

a. Villages franted for guilds

b. Revenue yielding foreign lands

c. Brahmana villages

d. None of the above

 

32.Periplus of the Erythrien sea is an imported source on which among the following ancient indian Period?

a. 600 BC- 300 BC

b. 200 BC- 300 AD

c. 300 AD- 550 AD

d. 550 AD- 900 AD

 

33. Which among the following reasons contributed to the growth of untouchability?

1. Inter Varna Marriages

2. Mainstreaming of Forest tribes

Identify the correct statements

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

34. Feudalisation society after Guptas was mainly due to

a. Weak Kings

b. No major ruling families

c. Decline of the Roman empire

d. Practise of land transfer

 

35. Consider the following statements

a. Sijda means touching ones feet

b. Pabos means prostration before the king

Identify the right statements

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

36. IQTAS during the Delhi Sultanate refers to

a. Large administrative tracts

b. King’s Personal treasury

c. Local administrative officials

d. Military campaigns

 

37. Ariz-I- Mamalik was the head of which of the following departments?

a. Finance

b. Military

c. judiciary

d. Religions

 

38.“ RAI, RANAS”, during medieval times were

a. Government officials

b. Landed Class

c. Stone Masons

d. Carpet Weavers

 

39. With the advent of Turkish rule in India, which among the following were introduced by them?

a. Charaka

b. spindle

c. Paper

d. Both a and c

 

40. SARRAFS and SAHS were important sections of the society. Consider the following statements with respect to them

1. They procured luxury items needed by the Nobles

2. They supported the trading system.

Choose the correct statements from below:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

41.” Charaz tax was levied on

a. Merchants

b. Grazers

c. Zamindars

d. All of the above

 

42. consider the following markets were set up by Allaudhin Khilji

1. Food Crops

2. Clothes

3. Horses

4. Nobles

Which among the following statements are correct?

a. 1 and 4

b. 2 only

c. 1,2,3

d 2 and 3

 

43. Which among the following Officers were Market Supervisors?

a. Shuhanas

b. Amils

c. Faujdars

d. Shiqdars

 

44. The currency reforms introduced which among the following by Mohammed Bin Tuglaq?

a. Gold and Silver

b. Lead and Potin

c. Tin and Bronze

d. none of the above

 

45. Consider the following statements with respect to the revenue system of sher Shah Suri

1. It was based on the sharing mechanism

2. Lands were categorised according to their quality.

3. He preferred Kind over cash.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 2 only                         b. 1 and 3

c. 2 and 3                       d. 1,2,3

 

46. MADADD-I-MASH grants were given to

a. Scholars

b. weaker Sections

c. women

d. all of the above

 

47. Balutedars and Alutedars during Mughal times had which of the following profession?

a. Services

b. Master Craftsmen

c. State Tenants

d. Agriculturalist

 

48. In which of the following battle sher Shah Suri defeated humayun?

a. Battle of panipat

b. Battle of Talikote

c. Battle of Kannuaj

d. Battle of Tarain

 

49. Major source of Akbar administration details from

a. Amir Khusrau             b. Abul Fazl

c. Ibn Batuta                   d. Barani

 

50. Coryat was a traveller in Medieval times from which of the following country?

a. France

b. Portugal

c. Italy

d. England

 

51. The retail direct scheme of the RBI facilitates Investment by

a. Individual investors

b. retail Investors

c. foreign Investors

d. Both a and b

 

52. which among the following government securities can be invested in the retail direct platform?

a. GOI T Bills

b. Dated G-Sec

c. SDLs

d. All of the above

 

53. Consider the following statements with respect to T- Bills

1. T- bills are capital Market instruments that are long term debt instrument.

2. T bills are non-zero coupon securities and pay no interest.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

TEST Series-2

1. Consider the following statements

1.  The word economics is derived from the Latin words ‘Oikos” and ‘Nomos”.

2. British economist J.M.Keynes called economics a science of scarcity.          Which of the above given statements is/are incorrect?

a. 1 Only

b .2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

2. The concept of ‘invisible hand’ propagated by Adam Smith means

a. Every person, by looking out for themselves, inadvertently helps to create the best outcome for all.

b. A wealthy nation is one that is populated with citizens working productively.

c. An institutional framework is necessary to steer humans toward productive pursuits that are beneficial to society.

d. None of the above.

3. Which type of economy is also called ‘dual economy’?

a. Free market economy

b. Socialist economy

c. Communist economy

d. Mixed economy

 

 

4. The concept of ‘collective ownership ‘of means of production is associated with which of the following?

a. Communism

b. Socialism

c. Both a) and b)

d. None of the above

 

5. Which of the following is/are not feature/s of capitalism?

1. Limited role of the government in economic activities.

2. Freedom of competition

3. Efficiency, innovation, and creativity

4. Classless society

Select the correct code from below:

a. 2 and 3

b. 1 and 4

c.  3 Only

d.  4 Only

 

6. Which economic system led to an increase in inequality, class conflicts, and economic depressions?

a. Capitalism

b. Communism

c. Mixed economy

d. Both a) and b)

7. Identify the incorrect statement/s

1. Capitalism allows private property

2. Communism allows for free market

3. Capitalism, in theory, spreads wealth evenly

d. Communism    encourages entrepreneurship

Select the Correct answer from below:

a. Only 3

b. 2, 3 and 4

c. 2 and 4 only

d. Only 4

8. _________________ provides better and cheaper goods and services to consumers but often leads to exploitation of workers.

a. Free market economy

b. Command economy

c. Mixed economy

d. All of the above

 

9. The French word ‘Laissez faire’ means

a. Hands  off

b. Hands  on

c. Hands around

d. No hands

 

10. Vladimir Lenin was the leader of

a. Mensheviks

b. Nihilists

c. Bolsheviks

d. Red Shirts

 

11. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a command economy? 

a. Public ownership of means of production

b. State monopoly in the economic sphere

c. Prominence to customer’s choice

d. Less impact of market forces like demand and supply

 

12. Inefficiency, lack of innovation and rigidness are the features of which economic system?

a. Communist system

b. Socialist system

c. Both

d. Neither

 

13. ‘The general theory of Employment, Interest, and Money’ written by J.M.Keynes was published in

a. 1776

b. 1936

b. 1884

d. 1952

 

14. Consider the following statements regarding the sectors of the Indian economy.

1. Agriculture provides direct employment to more than 50 % people of the country.

2.. The service sector is the biggest contributor to India’s economy.

3. Manufacturing activities contribute more to the Indian economy than the primary sector.

4. Mining comes under the primary sector.

Which of the above given statements is/ are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 2 and 3

c. 2 and 4

d. 1 , 2 and 4

 

15. Which of the following comes under Macroeconomics?

1. Gross Domestic Product

2.National income

3. Inflation

4. Profits of a firm

5. Demand and supply

Select the correct answer from the options given below:

a. 1 and 3

b. 1,2 and 5

c. 1,2 and 3

d. All of the above

 

16. Consider the following statements about GDP at market cost

1.GDP at market cost will increase if the government increases indirect taxes on goods and services.

2.GDP at market cost will increase if the government decreases indirect taxes on goods and services.

3.GDP at market cost will be constant irrespective of changes in indirect tax rates.

Identify the correct answer from the options given below:

a.All of the above

b.None of the above

c.1 only

d.2 only

17. ____________is an inflation-adjusted measure that reflects the value of all goods and services produced by an economy in a given year and expressed in base-year prices.

a.GDP at Current prices

b.GDP at constant prices

c.GDP at Market cost

d.GDP at factor cost

 

18. GDP deflator divides

a. Nominal GDP by Real GDP

b. Gross Domestic Product  by Gross National Product

c. Net National Product  by Net Domestic Product

d. None of the above

 

19. Which of the following  statements about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is /are correct?

1. GDP is the total value of all final goods and services that are sold in a given year.

2. In GDP estimates, the value of intermediary goods is not included at all.

3. GDP is a quantitative concept.

4. GDP measures growth but not progress.

Select the correct answer from the options given below:

a. 1 and 4 only

b. 1,2 and 3 only

c. 3 and 4 only

d. 1,2,3 and 4

 

20. The ministry which is responsible for GDP estimation is

a. Ministry of Finance

b. Ministry of home affairs

c. Ministry of commerce and industries

d. Ministry of  statistics and programme implementation

 

21. When the value of depreciation is ______ from Gross Domestic Product (GDP), we get Net Domestic Product.

a. Added

b. Subtracted

c. Divided

d. Multiplied

 

22. The NDP of a country will always be,

a. Lower than its GDP

b. Higher than its GDP

c. Sometimes higher and sometimes lower than the GDP

d.  None of the above

 

23. Consider the following:

1. Depreciation is the reduction in the value of capital assets due to wear and tear.

2. Different capital assets have different depreciation rates.

3. Depreciation rates of similar capital assets are the same in different countries.

Which of the above given statements is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 2 only

c. 3 only

d. 1,2 and 3

 

24.. Which of the following is/are not included in the GDP?

1. Pensions

2. Scholarships

3. Subsidies

4. Remittances

Select the correct answer from the options given below:

a. 1,2 and 3

b. 2,3 and 4

c. 1, 2 and 4

d. 1,2,3 and 4

 

25. If the factor cost of a product is Rs 500, indirect tax on it is Rs 50,  and the subsidy given by the government is Rs 15, then what is the market cost of that product?

a. Rs 565

b. Rs 550

c. Rs 435

d. Rs 535

 

 

26. Arrange the following countries in descending order according to their GDP

1. India

2. U.S.A

3. China

4. Germany

5. Japan

Select the correct code from below:

a. 2-3-5-4-1

b. 2-3-4-5-1

c. 1-4-5-3-2

d. 2-5-2-4-1

 

27. Which of the following is not an intermediate good?

a. Flour used to make cake

b. Wood used to make a chair

c. Steel used in manufacturing a car

d. Car tyre sold in a retail showroom   

28. Which of the following is/are included in the expenditure method of GDP calculation?

1. Private consumption

2. Government Consumption

3.Net exports

4.Investments

5. Firm profits

Select the correct code from below

a. 1,2 and 5

b. 2,3 and 4

c. 1,2,3 and 4

d. 1,2,3,4,and 5

 

29. When was the base year for GDP changed to 2011-12 from 2004-05?

a. 2010

b. 2013

c. 2015

d. 2020

 

30. GVA refers to

a. Gross Ventilation Added

b. Gross Value Added

c. Gross Venture Addition

d. Gross Venture Accretion

 

31. Which of the following  tools were found in paleolithic times

1. Hand axe

2. Cleavers

3. Chopper

Select the correct answer from the below:

a. 1 Only

b. 1 & 2

c. 3 Only

d. 1,2,and 3

 

32. Quartzite men related to which of the following ages?

a. Chalcolithic

b. Mesolithic

c. Paleolithic

d. None of the above

33. What are microliths?

a. Small stone tools

b. Cloths used during  pre historic times

c. Paintings of mesolithics times

d. It is a name for nomad

 

34. The first neolithic settlement in the Indian subcontinent is

a. Bagor

b. Mehrgarh

c. Bhimbetka

d. Chirand

 

35. Which of the following is not true about chalcolithic times

a. They were rural forming community

b. They used metal tools

c. They worshiped mother goddess

d. They had script

 

36. Which of the following settlement is the southern most extension Indus valley civilization ?

a. Daimabad

b. Alangirpur

c. Mandu

d. None of the above

 

37. Harappans did not cultivate which of the following crops

a. Wheat                    b. Mustard

c. Onion                    d. All of the above

38. Which of the fpllowing metals were known to Harappans?

1. Copper

2. Iron

3. Bronze

a. 1 & 3

b. 1 Only c. 3 Only

d. 1,2 and 3

 

39.  Harappan inscriptions are found on

a. Stone tools

b. Terracotta figures

c. Pottery

d. Seals

 

40. Mortimer wheeler theory of Indus valley decline related to

a. Ecological imbalance

b. Shifting of river courses

c. Barbarian invasions

d. Flooding

 

41. The earliest of all Vedas is

a. Yajur veda                 b. Sama veda

c. Atharva veda            d. None of the above

 

42. Consider the following statements

1. All the vedas are in verses form

2. Sama veda deals with magical spells

Which among the above statement are incorrect

a. 1 Only                         b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2             d. None of the above

 

43. Gopa janasya refer to

a. Tribal chief

b. Tribal priest

c. Tribal judiciary

d. Tribal wars

 

 

 

44. Vish during  rig  veda is related to

a. Taxation

b. Tribal clans

c. An official

d. A kind of art

 

45. Which of the following reasons contributed for the emergence of inequality in vedic society

a. Skin colour of Aryans

b. Subjugation of non Aryan tribes

c. Unequal distribution of wealth

d. All of the above

 

46. Match the following

a. Brahmanas               1. Philosophy

b. Aranyakas                 2. Explanatory texts

c. Upanishads       3. Moral values

a.  a-2, b-3, c-1

b. a-2, b-1, c-3

c. a-3, b-2, c-1

d. a-1, b-3, c-2

 

47. Painted grey ware is associated with

a. Neolithic

b. Indus valley civilization

c. Mauryas

d. Later vedic period

 

48. Bhagadhuga was an official concerned with

a. Chariot making     b. Royal treasury

c. tax collection        d. commander in chief

 

 

49. “Dwijas” is a term news to me

a. Brahmanas

b. Kshatriyas

c. vyshayas

d. Both a and b

 

50. Which of the following statements are correct

1. Taxation power increases the prestige of kings during later vadic period

2. kingship was beginning to take hereditary character during later vedic period

a. 1 Only                                b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2                   d. neither 1 nor 2

 

51. “Rajasvya” ceremony is associated with

a. Coronation of the king

b. Increasing the domain of the king

c. Bringing prosperity to the kingdom

d. None of the above

 

52. “Vidhis” during the later vedic times deals with

a. rules of sacrifices

b. Folk tradition

c. Vedic Gods.

d. Stages of sacrifices

 

53. “Theory of Karma” was first found in

a. Buddhism

b. Jainism

c. vedas

d. Upanishads

 

54. consider the following statements

1. Varna system was based on the birth

2.  varna system was hierarchial.

Identify the correct statements.

a. 1 only                            b. 2 only

c. both 1 and 2               d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

55. Endogamy rules during later vedic times practised to maintain

a. Communication with the God

b. Varna Purity

c. Gothra Purity

d. Both b and C

 

56 Which of the following is not one of the 4 stages of life of Varnashrama

a. Brahmacharya

b. Grihasta

c. Aranyaka

d. Vanaprastha

 

57. Which of the following language became popular due to Buddhism?

a. Sanskrit

b. Pali

c. Prakrit

d. all of the above

 

58. which of the following King did not support Buddhism?

a. Bimbisara

b. Ajathashatru

c. Kharavela

d. Kanishka

59. Match the following

a. Buddha           1. Order

b. Dhamma         2. Enghlitment

c. Sangha             3. Doctrine

a.  a-1, b-2, c-3

b. a-3, b-1, c-2

c. a-2, b-1, c-3

d. a-2,b-3, c-1

 

60. VinayaPithaka contained

a. Doctrine of Buddhist sangha

b. Buddha’s birth stories

c. Buddha’s Teachings

d. All of the above

 

 

61. First Buddhist council was presided by

a. Ananda

b. upali

c. sabakami

d. mahakassapa

 

62. ‘Horse symbolises” which of the following event od bhuhas

a. birth

b. first sermon

c. Renunciation

d. Death

63. Consider the following statements

1. Budhism neither accepted nor rejected God.

2. Buddhism did not believe in Theory of karma

Which among the above statements are incorrect?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

64. Nirodha  in Buddhism related to

a. Destroying the causes of suffering

b. Live a extreme life.

c. Earn through honest means.

d. None of the above

 

65. Sanchi stupa is located at

a. Bihar

b. Uttar Pradesh

c. Madhya Pradesh

d. West Bengal

 

66.  The Social Security expenditure in India Comprises of

a. Social health Insurance Program

b. Government Finance Health Insurance scheme

c. Medical reimbursement made to the Government Employees

d. All the above

 

67. The National health estimate of Accounts is released by

a. NSSO

2. CSO

3. Ministry of Health and Family welfare

d. National Health resource Centre

 

68. Consider the Following Statements

1. The share of government health expenditure on the total expenditure has increased over time.

2. The share of social security of health has increased from 2013 to 2018.

Which among the above statements are incorrect?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2 only

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

69. Consider the following statements with respect to river Krishna.

1. It is a east flowing river that originates in Mahabalipuram of Maharashtra.

2. It flows in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

3. Tributaries of Krishna in Karnataka are Gataprabha, Malaprabha, Bheema and Tungabhadra.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1 and 3 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. 1,2 and 3

 

70. The Krishna water tribunal is a

a. Statutory Body

b. Constitutional Body

c. Both Statutory and Constitutional

d. Neither Statutory nor Constitutional Body.

 

71.  Business Advisory committee comprises of

a. 11 members in Rajya Sabha

b. 12 members in Rajya Sabha

c. 15 members in Rajya Sabha

d. 20 Members in Rajya Sabha

 

72. The oldest committee in the parliament is

a. Business Advisory Committee

b. Public Accounts Committee

c. Estimates Committee

d. PSU committee

 

73. Which among the following languages do not have classical Language status?

1. Marathi

2. Hindi

3. Sanskrit

4. Odiya

5. Malayalam

Choose the correct answer from below

a. 1,2 and4                     b. 2 ,3 and5

c. 1 and 2                        d. 1,2 and 5

 

74. Identity the unitary features of Indian Constitution

1. Single citizenship

2. Post of Governor

3. Existence of council of Ministers

4. Residuary Powers to the states

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2                        b. 1,2 and 3

c. 1,2 and 4                     d. 3 and 4

 

75.  The United Nations General Assembly comprises of

a. 194 member states

b. 198 member states

c. 200 member states

d. 204 member states

 

76. Which among the following countries has highest global semiconductor sales?

a. European Union             b. Japan

c. South Korea                     d. China

77. Which among the following Inflation focuses on the underlying and persistent trend in Inflation by excluding prices set by the Government?

a. Demand pull Inflation

b. cost Push Inflation

c. core Consumer Inflation

d. All of the above

 

78. The Krishna Water Tribunal was set up based on

a. Inter state water disputes act

b. International water disputes act

c. National riverine disputes act

d. The Krishna water disputes act

 

79. The Power to increase the number of Judges in the Indian Judicature is /are vested with

a. The President

b. The Parliament

c. Parliament and Governor

d. Parliament and State Legislative assembly

80. Consider the following statements

1. The wholesale Price Inflation was highest in November 2021 compared to the past three years in India.

2. The wholesale price Inflation saw a gradual increasing trend in the past three years.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 only                                b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2 only                   d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

81. The oath of Office to the Prime Minister is administered by the

a. The Chief Justice of India

b. The President of India

c. The Speaker of Lok Sabha

d. The Vice President of India

 

82. Which among the following statements with respect to state emergency is/are Correct?

1. The state emergency is proclaimed by the President only  when the state fails to comply with the guidelines of the centre.

2. During the state emergency the fundamental rights are suspended.

a. 1 only                         b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2 only             d. Neither 1 nor 2

83. The term Cabinet means

a. a body of Ministers who hold hefty portfolios

b. a Body of Council of Ministers appointed by the Prime Minister

c. a body of Ministers who are directly appointed by the President

d. all of the above

 

84. The term internal disturbance refers to

a. a Prerequiste present in the Indian constitution to proclaim National emergency

b. a term defined in the Constitution on National emergency

c. a basis of Proclaiming National emergency from 1976.

d. All of the above

 

85. Which among the following constitute council of Ministers?

a. Cabinet Ministers

b. Ministers of the state

c. Deputy Ministers

d. All of the above

 

86.  Consider the following statements

1. Atreyum Putharaiykudu is a sweet originating from the West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh.

2. Recently the manufactures of atreyum Putharaiykudu has applied for Geographical Indicator Tag.

 

Which among the above statements is/are Correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2 only

d. neither 1 nor 2

 

 

87. Which among the following has GI tag?

a. Tirupathi Laddu

b. Odissa Rasagulla

c. Mysore Silk

d. All of the above

 

88. Which among the following countries has approached dispute settlement panel of WTO alleging India’s domestic support measures to Sugar?

a. Australia

b. Brazil

c. Guatemala

d. All of the above

 

89. Joint Parliamentary Committee is a

a. Adhoc committee of the Parliament

b. Financial committee of the Parliament

c. Permanent Committee of the Parliament

d. None of the above

 

90. Which among the following state implemented silver Line project?

a. Karnataka                     b. Maharashtra

c. Kerala                            d. Madhya Pradesh

 

91. Consider the following statements

1.  The cabinet of the union government has approved the age the marriage to Women from 18 years to 21 years.

2. The raise in the marriage age of women from 18 to 21 years requires an amendment to Prohibition of child marriage act of 2008.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 1 and 3

c. 2 and 3

d. 1, 2 and 3

 

92. The state/Union territory that recently launched the e-sahamathi app for sharing documents on Jobs and education is

a. Maharashtra

b. Delhi

c. Pondicherry

d. Karnataka

 

93. “ Right of Passage is a study report published by

a.  Ministry of Environment and forest

b. Wildlife Trust of India

c. World wildlife Fund

d. Elephant family

 

94. The highest number of elephant Corridor is located in

a. West Bengal                 b. Karnataka

c. Kerala                            d. Tamil Nadu

 

95. The Pradhan Mantri Awaz Yojana is converged with

1. Swach Bharat abhiyan

2. Soubhagya Yojana

3. Ujjwala Yojana

4. Jan dhan Yojana

 

Choose the correct answer from below

a. 1,2,4                             b. 2,3,4

c. 1,2,3                              d. 1,2,3 and 4

 

96. Uyghurs who were recently in news is

a. a group of ethnic community from Nepal

b. a group of ethnic community from Nagaland of India

c. a group of ethnic community from China

d. a group of ethnic community from Bhutan

 

97.  Tamil Thai Vaazhutha which was recently in news is

a. A special drink from Tamil Nadu to cure Viral disease

b. a song that is declared as a state song in Tamil Nadu

c. a group of young revolutionaries during the freedom struggle movement originating from Tamil Nadu

d. a song on Mother’s sacrifices in family of Tamil Nadu

 

98. The recent criticism on the Biological diversity act of 2002 is on

a. Intellectual Property rights

b. commercial trading

c. Conservation of Fauna at the cost of flora

d. Both a and b

 

 

 

99. The writ Petition Habeas Corpus is an order issued by the Judiciary during

a. Exploitation of fundamental rights only

b. Exploitation of civil and fundamental rights

c. Exploitation of fundamental rights and directive principles of the state policy.

d. Exploitation of Fundamental and legal rights

 

100. Which among the following crops were halted by SEBI during the recent Futures trade for a year?

1. Paddy

2. Basmati Rice

3. Bengal gram

4. Mustard seed

5. soyabean

6.  Crude Palm

7. Green gram

Choose the correct code from below:

a. 1,3,5,6,7

b. 1,3,4,5,6,7

c. 2,3,5,7

d. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

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