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Question No. 11.

Consider the following statements.

1.       Gahirmata beach is famous for captive breeding of gharials.

2.       Hoolock Gibbon is the only ape species naturally found in India.

3.       Golden Langur is naturally found in Western ghats of India.

Which of the following statements are not  true?

A.      1 and 2 only

B.      1 and 3 only

C.       2 and 3 only

D.      None of the above

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Question No. 12.

Which of the following books was/were written by Amir Khusro?

                1. Babur Nama

                2. Tughlaq Nama

                3. Laila Majnun

                4. Nuh Siphir

A. 1, 2 and 3 only

B. 2, 3 and 4 only

C. 1, 3 and 4 only

D. All the above.

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Question No. 13.

Consider the following three places that formed headlines of news papers in the recent past:

1.   Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh

2.    Kuno-Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh

3.    Shahgarh Bulge Landscape, Rajasthan

What is common to the three places given above?

a.      Potential sites identified for Cheetah reintroduction

b.      Potential sites identified for breeding of vultures

c.       Potential sites identified for upgradation to National Park

d.      Potential sites identified for Sacred Groves conservation

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Question No. 14.

Consider the following statements with reference to the Rigvedic Period or the Early Vedic Period:

1.       Although caste system was present, no social division was noticed in this period

2.      Early Vedic Period was known as Iron Revolution due to exponential use of Iron in agriculture

3.      Sati  practice was symbolic only but not in practice

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

a.      1 and 2 only

b.      2 and 3 only

c.       3 only

d.      1  and 3 only

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Question No. 15.

In a country, say X, agriculture and manufacturing sectors were performing decently. Suddenly, in its territory, huge reserves of Crude Oil were discovered. This led to huge inflow of foreign capital in the Oil Industry of X in the form of FDIs, FPIs and External Borrowings which caused appreciation of the domestic currency of X. Because of domestic currency’s appreciation, agriculture products and manufacturing sector lost competitiveness in the global market and lost share in the international market. So, uncontrolled inflows of foreign capital in one sector seriously affected other sectors in the country.

In economy, this peculiar situation is called:

a.       Dutch Disease

b.      Impossible Trinity

c.       Twin Deficit

d.      Asian Tsunami


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Question No. 16.

Recently, the Government of India slashed Corporate Tax Rate and borrowed around 1.76 lakh crores to infuse into the economy to stimulate the economy.

Which of the following may happen due to these steps?

1.      Increase in inflation

2.      Appreciation of rupee

3.      Increase in circulation of money in economy

4.      More Fiscal discipline

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.    1, 2 and 3 only

B.     2 and 4 only

C.     1 and 3 only

D.     3 and 4 only

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Question No. 17.

Consider the following information with reference to labour movements in India:

“He was a pioneer of labour movement in India and remembered as the Father of the Trade Union Movement in India. He started the first Indian Workers organization –“Bombay Mill Hands Association” in 1890. He fought for regulation of working hours and conditions of labourers of textile mills. He fought for a weekly holiday for workers and finally the Government declared Sunday as holiday. The Government of Independent India issued a postage stamp with his photograph as a token of respect.”

This contribution was made by who of the following?

a.       Firoz Shah Mehta

b.      Jyothirao Phule

c.       N.M. Lokhande

d.      B.P. Wadia


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Question No. 18.

Consider the following statements with reference to the Global Competitiveness Report 2019, that has been released recently:

1.      This report was released by the International Monetary Fund

2.      Despite slow down, India improved its ranking

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

a.       1 only

b.      2 only

c.       Both 1 and 2

d.      Neither 1 nor 2

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Question No. 19.

Which of the following languages was/ were accorded Classical Language status by the Government of India?

1.      Pali

2.      Odiya

3.      Bengali

4.      Gujarathi

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a.       1 and 2 only

b.      2 only

c.       1 and 3 only

d.      2, 3 and 4 only

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Question No. 20.

Which of the institutions/ bodies given below is/are constitutional institutions/bodies?

1.       Union Public Service Commission

2.      State Public Service Commission

3.      Joint  Public Service Commission

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A.     1 and 2 only

B.     1 and 3 only

C.     2 and 3 only

D.    1, 2 and 3

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