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Question No. 1.


With regard to whom, the information given below is true?:

“He participated in the Salt Satyagraha from Vedaranya. He was nicknamed as ‘Mango of Krishnagiri’. He formulated formula for solving the separatist tendencies between India and Pakistan during Independence time. He founded the Swatantra Party.”

Select the correct answer using the options given below:

A.     C. Rajagopalachari

B.     Chidambaram Pillai

C.     E.V.Ramaswamy

D.    Tanguturi Prakasam

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Question No. 2.


Consider the following statements with reference to the Kolleru lake:

1.       It is situated in Andhra Pradesh and fed by the Godavari River

2.      It is a Ramsar Convention Site          

3.      It was listed under Montreaux Record

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

A.      1 and 2 only

B.     2 and 3 only

C.     2 only

D.    1 and 3 only

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Question No. 3.


In an economy, increase in tax rate increases tax revenue generally. But, beyond a rate, increase in tax rate leads to fall in tax revenue. This concept is associated with which of the following?

A.    Lorenz Ration

B.     Ginni Coefficient

C.     Trickle-down theory

D.    Laffur Curve

 

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Question No. 4.


With reference to the World Environment Day, which is observed on June 5th, consider the following statements:

1.       Greenpeace International is the nodal agency for the event

2.      Theme for the year 2019 is “Beat  Plastic Pollution”

3.      So far, India never hosted this event

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

a.      1 only

b.      2 only

c.       3 only

d.      None of the above

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Question No. 5.


Recently, the phrase “Talanoa Dialogue” that formed headlines of news papers s associated with

A.    Climate Change

B.     Nuclear Disarmament

C.     Cyber Security

D.    Financial Crimes

 

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Question No. 6.


With reference to the practice of Santhara, consider the following statements:

1.       It is associated with Zorastrianism

2.      Both men and women are allowed to perform this practice

3.      Supreme Court of India declared it as illegal as it amounts to suicide

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

a.      1 only

b.      2 only

c.       2 and 3 only

d.      1and 3 only

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Question No. 7.


In the recent past, Rare Earth Metals formed headlines of news papers.

With reference to Rare Earth Metals, consider the following statements:

1.       Rare Earth Metals are used in electronic industry

2.      Rare Earth Metals are available in China and Australia only

3.      India and Japan are collaborating in the field of Rare Earth Metals as both the countries have no reserves of REMs

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

A.     1 and 2 only

B.     1 only

C.     2 and 3 only

D.    1 and 3 only

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Question No. 8.


The Bhopal Gas Tragedy was caused when a chemical plant accidentally released…

a.     Methyl Cyanide

b.     RDX

c.      Carbonyl Chloride

d.     Methyl isocyanate

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Question No. 9.


Consider the following processes:

 1. Combustion of organic matter

2. Volcanic activity

3. Respiration by organisms

4. Decomposition of organic matter by decomposers

5. Photosynthesis

 Which of the processes mentioned above contribute Carbon dioxide to the Carbon Cycle?

 a. 1, 2, 3 and 5 only

b. 2, 3 , 4 and 5 only

c. 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

d. All the above

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Question No. 10.


Consider the following statements about India  Enterprise Architecture (IEA).

1.       There will be one personalised account for each individual to avail government services.

2.      It is a one-stop portal to facilitate online procurement of common use goods & services by various government departments.

Which of the statements given above is/are correcct?

A.      1  only

B.       2 only

C.      Both 1 and 2

D.      Neither 1 nor 2

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