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.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
Q5.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
Q6.Who among the following Indians has been honoured by a special Oscar?
(a) Mahesh Bhatt
(b) Satyajit Ray
(c) Mira Nair
Q7.What situation would result if Government expenditure exceeds the Government revenue on Current Account?
(a) Deficit budgeting
(c) Performancebased budgeting
(d) Surplus budgeting
Q8.Disguised unemployment in India is mainly related to—
(a) Agricultural sector
(b) Rural Area
(c) Factory sector
(d) Urban Area
Q9.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
Q10.A wide inlet of the sea usually concave in shape, is termed as a:
Q11.Punjab has a large number of inundation canals drawing water from—
(a) Jhelum river
(b) Chenab river
(c) Beas river
(d) Sutlej river
Q12.Why Stars twinkle but planets do not twinkle?
(a) planets emit light of a constant intensity
(b) planets distance from the earth does not change with time
(c) planets are very far away from the earth resulting in decrease in intensity of light
(d) planets are nearer to the earth and hence we receive a greater amount of light and therefore minor variations in intensity are not noticeable
Q13._____changes each time it is installed to avoid detection by antivirus software.
(a) Polymorphic virus
(c) logic bomb
(d) trojan horse
Q14.Which one of the following weeds is effective in controlling water pollution caused by industrial effluents?
(b) Elephant grass
(c) Water hycinth
(d) Mogar grass
Q15.Which one of the following is also called as World Bank?