Q1.In a Parliamentary form of Government ___________
(a) The Legislature is responsible to the Judiciary
(b) The Executive is responsible to the Legislature.
(c) The Legislature is responsible to the Executive
(d) The Judiciary is responsible to the Legislature
Q2.Which of the following statements is correct about the President of India?
(a) Addresses first session of Parliament after each General Election.
(b) Addresses first session of Parliament at the beginning of each year
(c) Addresses every session of Parliament
(d) Never addresses Parliament
Q3.Which of the following periodicals is not correctly matched with its editor?
(a) Bande Mataram: Aurobindo Ghosh
(b) New India: Bipin Chandra Pal
(c) Yugantar: Bhupendranath Dutta
(d) Sandhya: Barindra Ghosh
Q4.Silk worms feed on—
(a) Basil leaves
(b) Curry leaves
(c) Rose leaves
(d) Mulberry leaves
Q5.Who among the following has been appointed the new Coach of the Indian Cricket team by the BCCI recently?
(a) Saurav Ganguly
(b) Anil Kumble
(c) Rahul Dravid
(d) S. R. Kulkarni
Q6.What is the product formed when sodium bicarbonate is heated strongly?
(a) Sodium Carbonate
(b) Sodium Hydroxide
(c) Sodium Peroxide
(d) Sodium Monoxide
Q7.Mission Indradhanush a programme introduced recently in the country by the NDA Government is related to:
(a) Systematic immunization of children against disease
(b) Providing insurance cover to farmers against crop failure
(c) Development of fisheries in rural areas
(d) Development of multiple cropping in hilly region
Q8.Who among the following Indians has been honoured by a special Oscar?
(a) Mahesh Bhatt
(b) Satyajit Ray
(c) Mira Nair
Q9.What situation would result if Government expenditure exceeds the Government revenue on Current Account?
(a) Deficit budgeting
(b) Zerobased budgeting
(c) Performance based budgeting
(d) Surplus budgeting
Q10.Disguised unemployment in India is mainly related to—
(a) Agricultural sector
(b) Rural Area
(c) Factory sector
(d) Urban Area
Q11.Which of the following is not guaranteed by Indian Constitution?
(a) Right to Equality
(b) Right of religious freedom
(c) Right to Constitutional remedies
(d) Right to free education for all
Q12.A wide inlet of the sea usually concave in shape, is termed as a:
Q13.Punjab has a large number of inundation canals drawing water from—
(a) Jhelum river
(b) Chenab river
(c) Beas river
(d) Sutlej river
Q14.The sexual reproductive organs of aspergillus are :
(a) Spermatium and Oogonium
(b) Antheridium and Oogonium
(c) Spermatium and Ascogonium
(d) Antheridium and Ascogonium
Q15.Stars twinkle but planets do not twinkle because
(a) they emit light of a constant intensity
(b) their distance from the earth does not change with time
(c) they are very far away from the earth resulting in decrease in intensity of light
(d) they are nearer to the earth and hence we receive a greater amount of light and therefore minor variations in intensity are not noticeable