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1Which Tomar ruler is credited to have established Delhi?Anangpal
2Which was the first newspaper to be published in India?Bengal Gazette
3Bhakt Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mughal emperor?Jahangir
4Which site, where Ashokan pillars exist, has the bull capital?Rampurva
5Whose tomb is ‘Biwi Ka Maqbara’?Aurangzeb’s wife
6In ancient India, at where was the earliest capital of Magadha kingdom?Rajgir
7The term nishka, which meant an ornament in the Vedic period, was used in latertirnes, what did it denote?A coin
8The Portuguese traveller, Nuniz visited Vijayanagar during the reign of which rular?Achyuta Raya
9From where did the Quit India Movement start?Bombay on Aug. 8, 1942
10Why is ‘Beaufort Scale’ used?To measure wind velocity
11The Ruhr-Westphalia region is a famous industrial region of which country?Germany
12Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe?Netherlands
13Which port especially developed for exporting iron ore to Japan?Paradeep
14What is the term as the drainage pattern developed on folded sedimentary rocks?Trellis
15How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal?204
16If it is 4 P.M. on Monday at 150°W, what will be the time at 150°E?12 Noon on Tuesday
17Silk textiles are mainly produced in which countries?China and India
18What is the country through which both Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass?Brazil
19Which is the element found on the surface of the moon?Titanium
20In which animal is respiration done by skin?Frog
21What is the mean of Invisible Export?Export Services
22When the Vice-President acts as President he gets the emoluments of which post?President
23Rupee was devalued by what percent in July 1991?20 Percent
24Thermal decomposition of alkanes is known as which name?Cracking
25In metabolism, how enzymes act?As catalyst
26Which situation makes a firm most efficient?Lowest average costs
27How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the Constitution?About 3 years since Dec 9, 1946
28On the basis of financial crisis howmany times has emergency been declared by the President of India?Not even once
29Foot-and-Mouth disease in animals, a current epidemic in some parts of the world, By which is this caused?Bacterium
30When temperature is gradually decreased, what is the specific heat of substance?Decreased
31What is considered as the easily digestable source of protein?Soyabean
32Regatta is associated with which sports event?Rowing
33Which Amendment of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?73rd
34Who is popularly known as ‘Nightingale of India’?Sarojini Naidu
35We cannot see during a fog. why?Because of scattering of light
36Which plant is referred to as a living fossil?Gingko
37Which vitamin is considered to be a hormone?D
38Which tree, once very popular in social forestry, is now taken to be environmental hazard?Eucalyptus
39Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world?USA
40Who is the author of the book ‘The Rights of Man’?Thomas Paine
41Temporary hardness of water is due to the presence of which thing?Magnesium bicarbonate
42Which animals have a diet mainly consisting of bamboo?Red pandas
43Which book is entitled as ‘Bible of Communism’?Das Kapital
44With which the executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain?The Centre
45With which field was Satyajit Ray associated?Direction of films
46Which ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period?Broach
47Which was the first English ship that came to India?Red Dragon
48By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in India?Greeks
49Who was the last of the 24th Jain Tirthankaras?Mahavira
50Who was the Afghan ruler of India whose administrative system was emulated by the British?Sher Shah
51During India’s Freedom Struggle, which led to the first ‘All India Hartal’?Protest against Rowlatt Act
52Near the banks of which river excavations have brought to light that Indus Valley Civilization percolated to far south?Krishna
53Why did Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq transfer his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad?To control South India better
54The ruler of which State was removed from power by the British on the pretext of misgovernance?Awadh
55Which instrument used for finding out wind-direction?wind vane
56In which latitudes largest quantities of bauxite is found?Tropical latitudes
57Which is the most populous city in the world?Tokyo
58Which state has the largest number of salt lakes in India?Rajasthan
59What is the state the main activity associated with the fold mountain?Earthquakes
60The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer broad?150 to 400
61All the watches of a country are set according to which time?Standard time of the country
62Which is the chief industry of Afghanistan?Carpet making
63Which is a land-locked country?Zimbabwe
64During which Plan did prices show a decline?First
65What denotes the smallest temperature?1° on the Kelvin scale
66What percentage of water is lost during transpiration?0.99
67During which Plan did prices show a decline?First
68Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the Constitution of India?Supreme Court
69Who is the chairman of 13th Finance Commission?Vijay Kelkar
70Which of the following is good nuclear fuel?Plutonium-239
71To suspect HIV/AIDS in a young individual, which symptom is mostly associated with?Chronic diarrhoea
72From the view of International economy, What does third World imply?The developing countries
73Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which field?Classical dance
74Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?President
75With which field was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi associated?Music’s
76Which is the element that has the highest first ionization potential?Nitrogen
77Which tissue take part in healing the wounds?Epithelium tissue
78Who has been awarded the Prem Bhatia Award for the year 2012?P.R. Ramesh
79When the Vice-President acts as President he gets the emoluments of which post?President
80ORT (Oral Rehydration Therapy) is associated with the treatment of which disease?Diarrhea
81In colourful diamond, Why are different colours present?Due to impurities
82In which technology do Cryogenic engines find applications?Rocket technology
83In which is ‘Foot and Mouth Disease’ found?Cattle
84With which country is “Orange’ Revolution” associated?Ukraine
85Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?Parliament
86The United Nations declared 2010 as which International Year?Rapprochemont of Cultures
87The unidirectional property of a pn-junction is useful for its use as which thing?Rectifier
88In human body, which are the leg bones?Humerus and Femur
89Where is the largest automobile manufacturing centre in the world located?Detroit
90Why was the Panchayati Raj System adopted?Decentralise the power of democracy
91What was the script used in the earliest Tamil inscriptions?Brahmi
92Which school of paintings developed independently during the Mughal Period?The Bijapur School
93At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India?Champaran
94Rigveda is divided into 10 books. Which books are the oldest?Second and seventh
95The ruler which was not invited to join the confederacy to fight against Vijaynagar in the battle of Talikota?Berar
96Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress?Sarojini Naidu
97Sirajuddaulah was defeated by Lord Clive in which battle?Plassey
98Which was the Chola king who conquered the northern part of Sri Lanka and made it a province of his empire?Rajaraja
99Which gave an impetus to the growth of militant nationalism on a widespread scale?Partition of Bengal
100The latitude of a place is the same as which place?Celestial pole
101Which is found on the western coast of continents between 30° and 40° latitudes?Mediterranean Climate Region
102Which is the greatest known ocean depth (which lies in the Pacific Ocean)?11,033 m
103The Himalayas are formed of parallel fold ranges of which the oldest range?The Great Himalayan Range
104With which river is the Omkareshwar Project associated?Narmada
105How much of earth surface is covered by the forests?30 percent
106What is the total surface area of earth?510 million sq km
107Where are the Postaz temperate grassland?Hungary
108A shipmet with an accident at 30°E and 35°N. Where was the ship was sailing?Mediterranean Sea
109Which proclamation of National Emergency automatically suspends?Right to freedom
110When was the Reserve Bank of India taken over by the Government?1948
111Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic?Quartz glass
112What is the Study of pulse and arterial blood pressure called?Sphygmology
113Why does the Issue Department of the RBI maintain a against printing of note?Minimum Reserve System
114Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats?Article 40
115What is the best means of saving during inflation?Money
116Salts of which element pre vide colours to fireworks?Strontiur and barium
117Which is an insectivorous plant?Pitcher plant
118Which can be used for biological control of mosquitoes?Gambusia
119From where did India introduce cultivation of tobacco/tapioca/ pineapple?South America
120Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function?65 years
121The book ‘Diplomatic Encounter’ has been written by which author?Arundhati Roy
122If a bar magnet is cut length wise into 3 parts, what will the total number of poles be?6
123The greatest threat to organisms and biodiversity in which process?Process of habitat loss
124The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by which author?Mario Puzo
125From where can a Member of Parliament claim immunity?From civil cases only
126Gum Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which dance form?Kathak
127Which book is authored by V.S. Naipaul?A House for Mr. Biswas
128How are Oxygen and ozone?Allotropes
129Medicine for epilepsy is obtain from which lichen?Parmelia
130Where is the headquarter of International atomic Energy Agency is located?Vienna
131To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report?The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
132Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test cricket?Shane Warne
133Which is the vitamin that is most readily manufactured in our bodies?Vitamin D
134Which animal resembles most to human beings in terms of physical and mental capabilities?Chimpanzee
135Coolgardie lies in the Australian province of which direction?Western Australia
136Which Philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by Universal Law?Jain Philosophy
137Which Indian rulers was a contemporary of Akbar?Rani Durgawati
138Who com merited that Cripps Mission was a postdated cheque on a crashing bank?Mahatma Gandhi
139In which nomad man started settling?Neolithic Age
140Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate?Nasir-ud-din-Mahmud
141“The best and bravest of the military leader of the rebels”- about whom was this said by Sir Hugh Rose?Rani of Jhansi
142Which region of India was ruled by Sultan Zainul Abidin?Kashmir
143Which was the most important factor in transforming ancient Indian society into feudal society?Practice of land grants
144Which decisive battle was fought during the Third Carnatic War between the English and the French?Wandiwash
145How are Latitude and Longitude?Perpendicular to each other
146Which country is the largest producer of Bauxite?Australia
147Where is the Sargasso sea located?North Atlantic Ocean
148Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in west to Delhi in the north?Aravallis
149Where are Tapovan and Vishnugarh Hydroelectric Projects located?Uttarakhand
150What is most important reason for dwindling forest resources today?Over felling
151What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse?7 minutes 40 seconds
152Wine production is mainly carried out in natural region?Mediterranean region
153Which city is associated with the river Mekong?Phnom-Penh
154When had India a plan holiday?After the drought of 1966
155Which post does the Constitution of India does not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister
156Which is the tax that takes away a higher proportion of one’s income as the income rises?Progressive tax
157Angular separation between two colours of the spectrum depends upon which thing?Angle of deviation
158In absence of ribosome in cell which function does not takes place?Protein synthesis
159From when was the Zero Base Budgeting in India first experimented?April, 1987
160The source of India’s sovereignty lies in which thing?Preamble to the Constitution
161The National Housing Bank was set up in India as a wholly-owned subsidiary of which bank?Reserve Bank of India
162What will be If a pendulum clock be taken from the earth to a revolving artificial satellite?It will stop altogether
163Which element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially?Plutonium
164Which is the tree requiring minimum water for its growth?Babul
165With which is the ‘Tennis court oath’ associated?French Revolution
166What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine?14 years
167The UNESCO declared 2011 as which International Year?International Year of Chemistry
168Which oxyacid of halogen has maximum acidic nature?HClO 4
169What is the characteristic odour of garlic?A sulphur compound
170The fragments of which comet system collided with Jupiter in July 1994?Shoemaker-Levy 9
171By which committee were Mandai Panchayats recommended?Ashok Mehta Committee
172Who was the Chairman’ of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?Jawaharlal Nehru
173Folk painting ‘Madhubani’ is famous in which state?Bihar
174A temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and the centigrade scales have the same value?-40°
175What is Study of growth and development of embryo?Embryology
176Who directed the famous T.V. serial ‘Tandoori Nights’?Saeed Jaffrey
177Which Union Territory attained statehood in February, 1987?Goa
178Where were first Olympic Games held?776 B.C.
179What is the wavelength of visible spectrum?3900-7600 A
180Which Part of plant is important for the life cycle of plant?Flower
181In the Vedic society, which was the term used to denote a group of families?Grama
182Krishnadeva Raya wrote a famous work, namely Amuktamalyada, in which language?Telugu
183Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had”?Mahatma Gandhi
184The first railway line in India was opened in which year?1853
185Which Rashtrakuta ruler established a victory pillar in Rameshwaram?Krishna III
186By whom was Shuddhi movement (conversion of non-Hindus to Hinduism) started?Swami Dayanand Saraswati
187Which Rajputa king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time?Prithviraj III
188Which language was used in the literature of Sangam period?Tamil
189Under the leadership of which Guru did the Sikh become a political and military force?Guru Gobind Singh
190In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet?Jupiter
191Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area?Wet evergreen equatorial forests
192What is the principal reason for the formation of metamorphic rocks?Extreme heat and pressure
193Which State shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India?Assam
194Which type of forest exhibits highest bio-diversity?Tropical rain forest
195Which is the chief characteristics of wet and dry tropics?Constant heating
196Which city is known for silk wearing industry?Kanchepuram
197Which hot and dry winds that help in the ripening or grapes in the Alps region?Foehn
198‘Caldera’ is a feature associated with which thing?Volcanoes
199The improper function of which results in condition ‘Myxedema’ in human beings?Thyroid gland
200Which bank is the Banker of the Banks?RBI
201Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?President
202Which committee was assigned to recommend reforms in the insurance sector?Malhotra Committee
203Which transition metal is in liquid state?Mercury
204Which air pollutant affect the nervous system of man?Lead
205What is an essential attribute of inflation?Increase in prices
206In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence?1963
207What is meant by ‘Underwriting’, the term frequently used in financial sector?Under valuation of the assets.
208In baseball, the two opposing teams consist of howmany players?9 players each
209A man with a dark skin, in comparison with a man with a white skin, What will experience?Less heat and less cold
210Due to bite of mad dog the disease hydrophobia is caused by which virus?Rabies virus
211Which is the latest addition to the list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites in India?Red Fort
212The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in which sabha?Rajya Sabha alone
213What is the name of the person that controls a football match?An umpire
214Which energy of the electron at absolute zero is called?Fermi energy
215By which plants is the maximum fixation of solar energy done?Green plants
216Among South Asian countries which one is the Maternal Mortality Ratio (per 1,000 live births) lowest?Bangladesh
217Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th international century against which’ country?Bangladesh
218What type of Party system has been evolved in India?Multi-Party
219By which number the quality of gasoline’ sample is determined?By its octane number
220Which metal is non toxic in nature?Gold
221In the human body, cowper’s glands form a part of which system?Reproductive system
222Which woman has become the highest individual scorer in an innings in Tests?Kiran Baloch
223What does the Preamble of our Constitution contin?The spirit of the Constitution
224Dr. M. S. Swaminathan distinguished himself in which field?Agriculture
225What does Oxidation involve?Loss of electrons
226What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture?Afghanistan
227Who was the Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India?Feroze Shan Tughlaq
228Which ‘Englishmen was fellow of Gandhiji in South Africa?Polak
229Who was called Zinda Pir (living saint) in Mughal India?Aurangzeb
230During which reign was Kalidasa lived?Chandragupta II
231Who organised a Maratha confederacy against the English leading to the Third Anglo Maratha War?The Peshwa
232The Government of India has decided to declare river as ‘National River’?Ganga
233Which are Tile earliest Buddhist literature that deal with the stories of the various birth of Buddha?Jatakas
234Which Mughalemperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar?Akbar
235Which planet looks reddish in the night sky?Mars
236When does Relative humidity decreases?With increased temperature
237Which rocks is transformed into marble?Limestone
238Which foreign country is closest to Andarnan Islands?Myanmar
239Which is a global biodiversity hotspot in India?Western Ghats
240Rotation of the earth causes deflection of wind by which force?Coriolis force
241Which city is known as the ‘Manchester of South India’?Coimbatore
242What are the ‘Temperate lows’?Sub-polar low pressure belts
243Which instrument instrument used for recording earthquake waves?Seismograph
244Which of the following is used as ‘a moderator in nuclear reactor?Graphite
245Through which Translocation of food materials in plants takes place?Phloem
246Which is the biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country?Railways
247Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946?Sardar Patel
248When was the Rolling plan designed?1978-83
249What is a suitable unit for expressing electric field strength?N/C
250Which plant is used for green manuring in India?Sunhemp
251Which is the oldest ‘stock exchange of India?Bombay Stock Exchange
252Howmany subjects are in the Union list?97 subjects
253Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held?New Delhi
254Which was the first talkie film of India?Alam Ara
255‘Gobar gas’ contains mainly which gas?Methane
256What is the loss of water in the form of water drops called?Guttation
257The book ‘Worshipping False Gods’s is written by which person?Arun Shourie
258When was the Madras State renamed Tamil Nadu?1969
259Where did India made her debut in Olympic football?London in 1948
260Which is the essential element in all organic compounds?Carbon
261Leukaemia or blood cancer is characterised by abnormal increase of which cells?White blood cells
262Alpha-keratin is a protein present in which thing?Wool
263‘My Music, My Life’ is the autobiography of which person?Pt. Ravi Shankar
264With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?With the Parliament
265Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army?Hannibal
266Total internal reflection of light is possible when light enters from which thing?Water to air
267Which energy do not have the problem of pollution?Sun
268Amarya Sen, the NRI Nobel laureate got the honour for which work?Poverty and famines
269In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country?England
270Which type of coal is difficult to light in the open air?Peat
271
272Which physical quantities have the same dimensions?Momentum and impulse
273In which year did UN establish the UN Conference on Trade and Development?1964
274Which Committee was formed to suggest means for eradicating black money?Cheiliah Committee
275The Karakoram Highway connects which pairs of countries?China-Pakistan
276Which Indian revolutionary helped Subhash Chandra Bose in raising ‘Indian National Army’?Rasbehari Bose
277Which crop would be preferred for sowing in order to enrich the soil with nitrogen?Gram
278Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?Dr. Rajendra Prasad
279What is the number of unpaired electrons in carbon atom?2
280Which latitude passes through India?Tropic of Cancer
281Who propounded that ‘destiny determines everything, man is powerless?Ajivakas
282Which is UN Programme and not special agency?UNEP
283Who is the author of the famous novel ‘Gone with the Wind’?Charles Dickens
284Which mammal rolls itself into ball at the time of danger?Hedgehog
285Which State has the largest forest area.?Gujarat
286Sufi Kalam, a type of devotional music, is the characteristic of which state?Kashmir
287Which Directive Principle of State Policy has NOT been implemented so far?Uniform civil code for the citizens
288When some detergent is added to water, what will be the surface tension?Increases
289What is the situation with increasing unemployment and inflation termed?Stagflation
290Port Blair - the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is located in which island?South Andaman
291What was the original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar?Ramtanu Pande
292Which Sanskrit poet called as the Indian Shakespeare?Kalidas
293How many chamber are found in the heart of frog?3
294Which amendments accorded precedence to Directive Principle over Fundamental Rights?42nd Amendment
295Which is the biggest lake in India?Chilka Lake
296Which Indian ruler established embassies in foreign countries. on modern lines?Tipu Sultan
297In an atom the order of filling up of the orbitals is governed by which principle?Aufbau principle
298Which decade is celebrated as United Nations Decade for Women?1976-1985
299Which agency has the power to declare any industrial unit as a potentially sick unit?BIFR
300Which are the west-flowing rivers of southern Indian which flow into Arabian Sea?Narmada and Tapti
301When was the Indus Valley Civilization flourished?During 2500-1750 B.C
302Sex determination of child is done by whose chromosome?Father
303Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of Parliament?President
304Who firstly demonstrated experimentally the existence of electromagnetic wave?Hertz
305Which is not essentially a species of the Himalayan vegetation?Mahogany
306What are the main channels of our knowledge about the Indus Valley Civilization?Archaeological excavations
307When is International Human Solidarity Day observed?December 20
308The United Nations declared 2001 as which International Year?International Year of Volunteers
309What is the effect of overseretion of harmone from pituitary gland?Increase growth in lenght
310Which type of forest covers the maximum area in India?Tropical moist deciduous forest
311What was the rate of land revenue as ‘given in the dharma shastras?1/6
312The Lok Sabha is called in session for at least how many times in a year’?Thrice
313Heating pyrites in air to remove sulphur is known as which name?Roasting
314If the cash-reserve ratio is lowered by the Central bank, what will be its effect on credit creation?Increase
315The Matatila multipurpose project is located in which state?Uttar Pradesh
316What did the name ‘Ratnakara’ denoted In ancient Indian historical geography?The Indian Ocean
317‘Queen’s berry Rules’ is the name. give to the rules in which game?Boxing
318By whom the concept of survival of the fittest as advanced?Herbert Spencer
319When can the salaries of High Court judges be reduced?During a Financial Emergency
320Which shipyard is known for the manufacture of bargets, coasters and dredgers?Garden Reach Shipyard
321In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India?Srilanka
322There is no net transfer of energy by the particles of the medium in which waves?Stationary waves
323Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which game?Shooting
324Which provides the largest part of the demand for loanable funds in India?Corporate businesses
325Moho discontinuity lies at the depth of approximately howmany kilometers?400 km
326Who was well-known patron of the Mahayana of Buddhism?Kanishka
327From the evolutionary point of view, which is the most primitive animal?Turtle
328By whom are the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed?President
329What is reduction of oxide with carbon at high temperature called?Smelting
330Which is the higest plateau in the world?Pamir Plateau
331Who authored the Tamil epic ‘Silappadikaram’?Ilango
332S. Vijaya Lakshmi and Nisha Mohita are associated with which game?Chess
333How many gold medals did India win at the XIth Asian Games?One
334At what level does the Natura 2000 network operate?European
335Which atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves is called?Ionosphere
336How is Manimekalai is looked?As the Odyssey of Tamil
337Where can the report of the UPSC discussed?In Parliament before being accepted
338Conversion of chemical energy into electrical energy occurs in which thing?Battery
339What is the main source of revenue to meet different expenditures?Internal borrowings
340What is a line on a map which joins places having the same rainfall called?Isohyet
341Which Gupta king is famous for his courageous stand against the Hunas?Skanda Gupta
342Which game is Davis Cup associated with?Tennis
343When did the last female Alpine ibex disappear in France?2000
344To whom is the resignation letter of a State Public Service Commission member addressed?Governor
345Equatorial forest of the Amazon basin is known as by which name?Selvas
346To which work is Devichandraguptam related?Chandra Gupta II
347Purification of petroleum is carried out by which method?Fractional distillation
348Saraswati Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to which field?Literature
349From which sector is the largest contribution in India’s National Income?Tertiary sector
350Thick stems and thorny wax coated leaves are commonly found in which area?Deserts
351Who is most famous for” the establishment of an elaborate system of municipal administration?Chandragupta Maurya
352What is the short upper part of the human intestine next to the stomach?Duodenum
353Which is the State having the largest population of scheduled castes?Utter Pradesh
354Where will be the Time period in a vibration magnetometer infinite?At magnetic pole
355Which is considered to cause an adverse of effect on Indian monsoon?El-nino
356Who was a lexicographer?Amarslrnha
357Who was the first Indian to be honoured with a lifetime achievement Oscar Award?Satyajit Roy
358What can be the maximum length of a cricket bat?32”
359Which technique can be used to establish the paternity of a child?Quantitative analysis of DNA
360Which region does not receives much rainfall in the south-west monsoon season?Tamil Nadu coast
361By whom was the city of Agra founded in 1504?Sikandar Lodi
362Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world?USA
363Which petroleum refinery product has the lowest boiling point?Gasoline
364In which policy India opted for ‘Mixed Economy’?Industrial Policy of 1948
365In which state has India’s largest private sector sea port been commissioned recently?Andhra Pradesh
366By whom was the ‘Shahnama’ written?Firdausi
367What is the distance between popping crease and stumps on cricket pitch?3½ ft
368By whom was Gene first isolated?Hargobind Khurana
369Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?B. R. Ambedkar
370Which is the longest national Highway in India?NH 7
371In which region of India was the Suharawadi order of Sufism popular?Punjab and Sind
372By which impact is Nuclear fission is caused?Neutron
373Which was the first woman to climb Mount Everest?Junko Tabei
374What is the task of the Planning Commission?Preparation of the plan
375How many PIN CODE Zone divided in the country?8
376By whom was the Bhakti Movement first organised?Ramananda
377By whom was Insulin discovered?Dr. F G. Banting
378How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the Constitution?About 3 years since Dec 9, 1946
379Which is purest form of iron?Wrought iron
380Automatic approval upto 51 % in the enfrastructure seety was given in which year?1991
381During which reign was the East India Company founded in London?Akbar
382Who was known as ‘Lady with Lamp’?Florence Nightingale
383Which Indian origin immigrants became the Governor of Louisiana province of the USA in 2007?Bobby Jindal
384From which part of the plant is turmeric obtained?Stem
385In order of their distances from the Sun, which planet lie between Mars and Uranus?Jupiter and Saturn
386Which Rajput dynasties did not surrender to Akbar?Sisodiya
387How type of right is Right to Information?Fundamental right
388Which is used as a coolant in nuclear reactors?Liquid sodium
389What does M3 include?M1 + T.D
390Comets revolve around which body?Sun
391Where was Shivaji crowned as an independent king?Raigarh
392Meghnad Saha is known for his contribution in which field?Physics
393Which part of cinchona plant yields quinine?Bark
394Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non- citizens?Freedom to speech
395Which layer of the earth is believed to have the heaviest mineral materials of highest density?Central core
396Which saint name is associated with Shivaji?Ram Das
397Liquefied Petroleum Gas consists of mainly which gases?Methane, butane and propane
398‘Kandla’ situated on the Gulf of Kachchh is well known for which purpose?Export processing zone
399Which Mahatma Gandhi series of currency notes issued by the RBI has “ecology” depicted on it?Rs. 100
400The mapping of which part of earth is most difficult?Interior of the Earth
401By whom wasIsland of Bombay was given to the English Prince Charles II as dowry?Portuguese
402Which cytoplasmic organelles are treated as prokaryotic cells within the eukaryotic cells?Glyoxysomes
403What is the minimum age for election/appointment as member of the Rajya Sabha?30 years
404When milk is churned, how does the cream separate from it?Due to the centrifugal force
405In USA, which region receives heavy rainfall throughout the year under the influence of Westerlies?North-western
406Which first Europeans came to India?Portuguese
407When did man first land on moon?1969
408Which is the secondary source of light in a fluorescent lamp?Mercury vapour
409Archaeopteryx had which reptilian characters?Clawed wings, teeth on jaw, tail
410Which cold and dense air blowing down the mountain slope during the night?Katabatic wind
411When was the monopoly of East India Company in trade brought under the control of the British Crown?1773 A.D.
412What is the minimum age for being the member of the Parliament?25 years
413Which elements is obtained from sea weeds?Iodine
414Which is the regulatory authority for giving clearance for External Commercial borrowing?RBI
415Where are Grasses almost absent?In tropical wetevergreen forest
416Who was impeached in England for his actions in India?Warren Hastings
417By using which technique, is DNA fingerprint done?Southern Blotting
418Which Bacteria convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogenous compound?Nitrogen fixing bacteria
419Which was the first woman Governor of a State in free India?Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
420Which ecosystem covers the largest area of the earth’s surface?Marine Ecosystem
421During which movement was ‘Mahatma’ added before Gandhiji’s name?Champaran satyagraha
422
423Sound travels faster in which thing?Iron than in air
424Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress?Dadabhai Naoroji
425From when was the Zero Base Budgeting in India first experimented?April, 1987
426Rainfall in the doldrums is of the nature of which precipitation?Orographic precipitation
427Which first Indian leader to undergo imprisonment in 1882?C. Vijiaraghavachari
428Which type of microorganism is most widely used in industries?Bacteria, microalgae and fungi.
429What is the maximum number of elected members in a State Assembly?500
430In fireworks, how is the green flame produced?Because of barium
431Which term for natural vegetation is associated with Siberia?Taiga
432During the Indian Freedom struggle, who started a journal “The Indian Sociologist”?Shyamji Krishna Varma
433Person is called ‘Desert Fox’?Gen. Rommel
434National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation is known what?NACMF
435Water will be absorbed by root hairs, then how is when the external medium?Hypotonic
436Which is not an important factor of climate of an area?Longitude
437By whom was the Home Rule Movement in India was started?Annie Besant and Tilak
438By whom are Zonal Council provided?By Parliamentary Act
439Who does a liquid drop tend to assume a spherical shape?Surface tension
440With which Economic growth is usually coupled?Inflation
441Where is the thermal equator found?North of the geographical equator
442After whose name was a women’s division of the Indian National Army named?Rani Jhansi
443The United Nations declared 2013 as the International Year of which coperation?Water Cooperation
444What is an instrument for measuring the rate of transpiration?Potometer
445By whom was an inter-State Council set up in 1990 under Article 263 of the Constitution?President
446Which reflects back more sunlight as compared to other three?Land covered with fresh snow
447Who started the newspaper Shome Prakash?Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
448Which substance does not have a melting point?Glass
449How many votes are entitled for members of the UN Economic and Social Council?One vote
450In India, in which industry are maximum number of workers employed?Textile industry
451Which is the soil formed by wind dust in and around hot deserts?Loess soil
452In whose court was a Chinese embassy sent by Tang emperor?Harshavardhana
453For which snake is the diet mainly composed of their snakes?Kinqcobra
454On which date India became a Sovereign, democratic republic?Jan 26, 1950
455What minimum number of non-zero non-collinear vectors is required to produce a zero vector?3
456Where are Niagara Falls?U.S.A.
457Which inscription mentions Pulkesin II’s military success against Harshavardhana?Aihole Inscription
458What is the present strength of members in the Economic and Social Council of the UN body?54
459Which book was written by Graham Greene?The Power and Glory
460What structure is common to both earthworm and cockroach?Ventral nerve cord
461Which Strait connecting Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal?Palk Strait
462Chandragupta Maurya figures prominently in whose book?Vishakhdatta
463Which act made the Indian Legislature bicameral?Government of India Act, 1919
464By which a mixture of sand and naphthalene can be separated?Sublimation
465The ‘Uruguay Round’ negotiations resulted in the establishment of which organization?WTO
466Durand line is the border common to which two countries?Pakistan and Afghanistan
467Who stated that there was no slavery in India?Megasthenes
468Which flim was made by Satyajit Ray for Children?Sonar Killa
469Which part of human brain is the regulating centre for swallowing and vomating?Medulla oblangata
470What is the duration of proclamation of Financial Emergency?At the first instance two months
471Which set of countries are completely surrounded by land?Mongolia, Zambia, Bolivia
472Which ruler had granted Diwani to the East India company?Shah Alam II
473By which Radio waves of constant amplitude can be generated?Oscillator
474When is International Day of Peace, recognized by the UN is observed?September 21
475In which year was ‘Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana’ launched?2005
476Where is the southernmost point of India located?Great Nicobar
477Which factory in Bengal, the was established by the Portuguese?Hoogly
478Which is used to know the development of foetus in uterus?Ultrasound
479During the proclamation of National Emergency which articls can not be suspended?Articles 20 and 21
480Which oil is used in the floatation method for the purification of ores?Pine oil
481What is the name of the group of languages spoken by the largest number of people in India?Indo-Aryan
482Which was the first metal used by man?Copper
483When is International Day for Tolerance, recognized– the UN is observed?November 16
484Which is the only golfer to win the Masters Tournament six times?Jack Nicklaus
485Who published the book ‘Origin of species by natural selection in 1859’?Darwin
486By which name does the Brahmaputra enter into India?Dihang
487In which Aryans first settled?Punjab
488At present the Rajya Sabha consists of howmany members?245
489Which mirror is to be used to obtain a parallel beam of light from a small lamp?Concave mirror
490In which year was Minimum inflation in post economic reform?1999-2000
491The Tibetan river ‘Tsangpo’ enters India through which State?Arunachal Pradesh
492On which thing did the Buddhism and Jainism both give stress?Non-violence
493The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in which year?1951
494Which is most primitive ancestor of man?Australopithecus
495Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?Malgaonkar
496In which city of India, the diurnal range of temperature is maximum?New Delhi
497To whom the Sarnath’s Lion Capital attributed?Ashoka
498What is the Number of water molecules present in Mohr’s salt?8
499The Dronacharya Award for Sports coaches was instituted in which year?1985
500What does Inflation imply?Rise in general price index
501In which season is the frequency of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal maximum?After summer
502Which silver coins Issued by the Guptas?Rupayaka
503Which is considered a hot-spot of biodiversity in India?Western Ghats
504What does the special status of Jammu and Kashmir imply?A separate Constitution
505Why are Metals good conductor of heat than insulator?They contain free electrons
506Where is pearl fishing well developed in India?Off the coast at Rameshwaram
507By whom was the rare work on architecture, Samarangana Sutradhara written?Bhoja Paramara
508Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title?Wilson Jones
509Who was the first asian to have received the Nobel Prize?R.N. Tagore
510Which of a species describes the tropic function it fills in its environment?Niche
511What is the most important item of export among marine products from India?Shrimp
512Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of ‘Sijda’?Balban
513To whom is the Chief Minister of a State responsible?Governor
514A mixture of camphor and benzoic acid can be easily separated by which method?Chemical method
515Which is the oldest ‘stock exchange of India?Bombay Stock Exchange
516What is the approximate equatorial circumference of the earth?40,000 km
517Which Sultan of Delhi imposed Jazfya on the Brahmins also?Firoz Tughlaq
518Who got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India?Dr. Zakir Hussain
519Which vitamin is generally excreted by humans in urine?Vitamin C
520What is the source of maximum income to Panchayati Raj?Government grants
521Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?Oxygen
522The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar from which system was it borrowed from?Mongolia
523If a material, placed in a magnetic field is thrown out of it, then how is the material?Diamagnetic
524Who became the first Indian to take 16 wickets in a single test match?Narendra Hirwani
525Stock Exchanges play a role in an economy how may itbe termed?Useful but need strict regulation
526Which is the highest lake above the sea level in the world?Lake Titicaca
527The Maratha power reached the zenith of its glory during which reign?Shivaji
528A person who lives exclusively on milk, egg and bread is likey to become a victim of which desease?Scurvy
529Which is at the apex of the-three tier system of Panchayati Raj?Zila Parishad
530In organic compound, halogens are estimated by which method?Carius method
531Which is the example of crater lake?Oregon
532The ‘Misl’ of which Ranjit Singh was the leader?Sukerchakia
533Where is the headquarters of International Olympic Committee?At Lausanne (Switzerland)
534Who is the author of the book ‘My Country, My Life’?L.K. Advani
535Which is known as ‘graveyard of RBCs’?Spleen
536Exceptionally high rainfall is recorded in regions owing to which effect?Orographic effect
537Which Land tenure systems was introduced by Lord Cornwallis?Zamindari
538Which can impose reasonable restrictions on the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens?Parliament
539If the temperature of a semiconductor rises, what is its resistivity?Decrease
540CENVAT is associated with which rate?Rate of indirect tax
541In which country has maximum damage to the forests been caused by acid rain?Poland
542By whom was Swaraj as a national demand first made?Dadabhai Naoroji
543Who is the author of the book ‘Glimpses of World History’?Jawaharlal Nehru
544Which are the glands of the body which pour their seretions directly into the blood stream?Endocrine glands
545The Fundamental Right to Property has been deleted by the whichAmendment Act?44th
546Which state is with the largest area under waste land?Jammu and Kashmir
547On which basis Montague-Chelmsford Report formed?The Government of India Act, 1919
548Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?Iron
549The Vivekananda Rock Memorial is situated at which place?Kanyakumari
550Taxation and the government’s expenditure policy are dealt under under which policy?Fiscal policy
551Which is the highest peak in Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Saddle Peak
552Who attended the Second Round Table Conference as the representative of the Congress?Gandhiji
553A typical human ribcage consists of how many ribs?24
554To whom the Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed?President
555‘mho’ is the unit of which unit?Specificresistance
556Which reservoir is constructed on Chambal?Gandhi Sagar
557Which were the patrons of Sangam, an assembly of Tamil poets?Pandya
558Geeta Chandran is well known by which name?Bharatnatyam dancer
559Which plant is preferred for mixed cropping in order to enhance the bioavailability of nitrogen?Gram
560Which cell organelle is responsible for cellular respiration?Mitochondrium
561Which state was in the development of hydroelectricity the pioneering state?Karnataka
562Which dynasty did rule over Magadha after Nanda dynasty?Maurya
563Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term?Parliament
564Which is the most malleable metal?Gold
565For internal financing of Five Year Plans, the government depends on which source?Taxation only
566The altitudes of heavenly bodies appear to be greater than they actually are. Why is this?Atmospheric refraction
567During the Mughal period which trader first came to India?English
568A Fortgotten Empire’, written by the renowned historian Robert Sewell, is about which Empire?Vijaynagar Empire
569Which group of plant produce naked seed?Gymnosperm
570What is the maximum strength of the nominated members in both the Houses of Parliament?14
571Who discovered the laws of planetary orbits?Johannes Kepler
572Which God lost his importance as the first deity during the Later Vedic period?Varuna
573Who gave the first experimental value of G?Cavendish
574Photochemical smog occurs in which climage?Warm, dry and sunny climate
575What is the Planning Commission?An Advisory body’
576What do the surface of Earth that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic, of Capricorn?Torrid Zone
577Which is the most important divinity of Rigveda?Varuna
578Which communicable disease is caused by bacteria?Leprosy
579Who is considered the guardian of the Public Purse?Comptroller and Auditor General
580What is the conversion of Fe++ to Fe+++?Oxidation
581What percentage of insolation is received by the earth’s surface?0.47
582Who was the famous Indo-Greek king who embraced Buddhism?Menander
583If a ship moves from freshwater into seawater, what will happen?It will rise a little higher
584Which was the first National Security Advisor of India who died recently?Brajesh Mishra
585What is the first compound which is fixed during photosynthesis?Glucose
586At low elevation which cloud are to be found?Nimbus
587During which reign did both Vardhaman Mahavira and Gautama Buddha preach their doctrines?Bimbisara
588Which Union Territory attained statehood in February, 1987?Goa
589The escape velocity from the surface of the earth does not depend on which body?Mass of the body
590In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881?Oudh Commercial Bank
591Which colour types do not indicate fair or fine weather?Cumulonimbus
592What is the name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions?Priyadarsi
593A. Nageshwara Rao is associated with which field?A. Motion Picture
594To which are Phototrophic and Geotropic movements linked?Auxin
595On which date was the State of Bombay was bifurcated into Maharashtra and Gujarat?May 1, in the year 1960
596A place having an average annual temperature of 27°C and an annual rainfall of over 200 cm.where is this?Singapore
597Which region did not form the part of Ashoka’s empire?Madras
598Which is the most unreactive gas?Hydrogen
599When was Inter-Governmental Authori on Development come into existence?21st March, 1996
600Which rural bank has been named after a river?Varada Grameen Bank
601In which type of climate does the temperature never rise above 10°C throughout the year?Tundra Climate
602Which Gupta ruler was equally great in the art of peace, wars and personal accomplishment?Chandragupta-II
603Which substance found in blood which helps in cloting?Fibrinogen
604How can a major portion of the Constitution be amended?By two-thirds majority
605What is the product of the time period of a wave and its frequency?Unity
606Which is the major oil producing area in U.S.A.?Texas-Louisiana belt
607Who contributed the Chalukya in Western India?Guptas
608When was Lake Chad Basin Commission founded?22nd May, 1964
609The popular TV. serial ‘Neem ka Ped’ was written by which author?Rahi Masoom Raza
610Which Constitutional Amendments banned the floor crossing in Parliament?52nd
611Which country leads the world in the export of oil?Saudi Arabia
612The Kalachuri era counted from A.D. 248 what was mostly in currnet?Andhra
613What is the name of the scientist who stated that matter can be converted into energy?Einstein
614By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made?Dadabhai Naoroji
615‘Asian Drama’, by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which subjects?Economics
616Where do the Earthquakes rarely occur?Brazil
617Kamarupa is the old name of which state?Assam
618What is in a healthy person rate of heart beat on one minute?72 times
619When is the Constitution of India designed to work as a unitary government?In times of Emergency
620With the rise of temperature, what happens in the speed of sound in a gas?Increases
621Mostly in which region do Earthquakes and volcanoes occur?Folded and faulted region
622Which region of northern India was not included in the empire of Ala-ud-din Khalji?Kashmir
623Which decade is celebrated as decade of Action for road safety?2011-2020
624What is the sum total of incomes received for the services of labour, land or capital in a country?National income
625Myxoedema is disorder produed due to hypersecretion of which gland?Thyroid
626In which country is the world’s highest waterfall?Venezuela
627Who destroyed the group of Forty Nobles?Balban
628From which of the country, Constitution of India has adopted fundamental duties?Erstwhile USSR
629The isotopes of chlorine with mass number 35 and 37 exist in which ratio?3 : 1
630Which decade is celebrated as United Nations decade on biodiversity?2011-2020
631One will NOT have to pass through the Suez Canal while going from Bombay to which canal?Suez
632Who built Char Minar?Quli Qutb Shah
633International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, is observed on which date?December 2
634What does protein deficiency in children usually between the age of 1 to 3 year cause?Kwashiorkor
635Who was the member of the Rajya Sabha when first appointed as the Prime Minister of India?Indira Gandhi
636Which country has the highest average of road length on per thousand square kilometer area basis?Japan
637On the ruins of which Hindu kingdom was the kingdom of Golconda founded?Kakatiyas
638When the radius of the T.G. coil is decreased, what does happen in its sensitiveness?Increases
639Unemployment occurs when workers move from one job to another job?Frictional unemployment
640The United Nations declared 2014 as which International Year?Crystallography
641Which continent has the lowest birth and death rates?Europe
642Where is Buland Darwaza situated?Fatehpur Sikri
643Which disease is caused by bacteria and spread though faecal matter by houseflies?Typhoid
644Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?Vice-President
645Which colloids are solvent loving colloids?Lyophilic
646Among the Union Territories of India, which one has the largest size?Pondicherry
647During which reign was the Purana Qila constructed?Sher Shah
648Which Australian player was known as ‘Fruitfly’ amongst the rest of the team?Merv Hughes
649Which type of unemployment mostly found in India?Disguised
650What is a glass sided tank, bowl in which aquatic animals live?Aquarium
651Where are Shevaroy Hills located?Tamil Nadu
652By whom was the Sikh Khalsa founded?Guru Gobind Singh
653Under which act was the Supreme Court set up?Regulating Act
654The resistance of material increases with temperature. What is this?Metal
655Pravin Arnre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa?Boland
656Kodaikanal, the famous hill-station of South India, is situated on which hills?Palni hills
657On 13th April of which year Guru Gobind Singh established Khalsa?1699
658The Olympic Museum was opened at which place?Lausanne
659The word “biodiversity” is a combination of which two words?Biology and diversity
660Which Judge of the Supreme Court was unsuccessfully sought to be impeached?Justice Ramaswami
661Which relates to the formation of the Himalayas?Folding of the geosyncline
662The Maratha power reached its zenith during which Peshwaship?Balaji II
663Which material is very hard and very ductile?Nichrome
664Which is called a ‘banker’s cheque’?Demand draft
665With Which game/sport is ‘Popping crease’ associated?Cricket
666Which lake in India has the highest water salinity?Sambhar
667In which year did the Peshwa became the official head of Maratha administration?1748 A.D.
668Bhopal gas tragedy struck in the year 1984 due to the leakage of which gas?Methyl-iso-cyanate
669Which was an associate State of India before becoming a full fledged State?Sikkim
670Einstein’s mass energy relation is given by which expression?E = mc2
671Which is the first company-managed major port in India?Ennore
672Which Governor of Bengal committed suicide in 1774?Robert Clive
673Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in which field?Literature and Journalism
674Bouncing of cheques has become an offence. What is the punishment for the same?6 months imprisonment
675All of the organisms living in a particular area, what do they make up?A biological community
676How can fertility of soil be improved?By adding living earthworms
677By whom was the Vernacular Press Act was passed?Lord Lytton
678By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded?By the Election Commission
679Which was the scientist who was responsible for the rejection of vital force theory?Lavoisier
680Which award is associated with Agriculture?Bourlog Award
681What type of farming is practised in the densely populated regions of the world?Intensive farming
682In which year Delhi became the capital of India?1911
683Who has taken maximum wickets in one-day internationals?Mutthiah Muralitharan
684By which fission does Leishmania, the causative agent of kala-azar, multiply asexually?By binary fission
685From which date shall the tenure of every Panchayat be for five years?From the date of its first meeting
686The last three digits of a PIN code represent?Sorting district
687Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?Lord Chelmsford
688Which rays will deflect in electric field?Cathode rays
689Why is the Gross National Income always more than Net National Income?Direct taxes
690In which country was the 2010 Football World Cup held?South Africa
691Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is located in which state?Gujarat
692What was the first venture of Gandhiji in all-India politics?Rowlatt Satyagraha
693Which disease is caused by the bite of a mad dog?Hydrophobia
694Which is not the concern of the local government?Public Utility Services
695Most of hydrocarbons from petroleum are obtained by which method?Fractional distillation
696Which current is produced by upwelling of water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt Current
697During the reign of which Indian National Congress banned and over 1,20,000 persons were arrested?Lord Willingdon
698The Musalman, the handwritten daily newspaper in circulation since 1927, is published from which place?Chennai
699Under VAT, how many slabs are there?4
700From the biological evolutionary point of view, the human heart is close to the heart of which animal?Pig
701Where does the cold Labrador current bring nine months winter?Eastern Newfoundland
702Who led the agitation against the Partition of Bengal (1905)?Surendranath Banerjee
703In which year was the Constituent Assembly which framed the Constitution for Independent India set up?1946
704The mass-energy relation is the outcome of which teory?Special theory of relativity
705Who is the author of the book ‘India Remembered’?Pameia Mountbatten
706Local thunderstorms ‘Norwesters’ are prominent in which state?West Bengal
707Who among the following had led the Swadeshi Movement in Delhi?Syed Haider Raza
708What are the total members of Security Council–15
709Wisdom teeth normally grow during the which age?17-30 years
710Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?Sachidananda Sinha
711If the atmosphere is cooled, what is its capacity for water vapour?Lowered
712A Buddhist Council during the reign of Kanishka was held at which place?Kashmir
713Which alloy used in making heating elements for electric heating devices?Nichrome
714By which ministry is Economic survey published?Ministry of Finance
715Which organ of UNO is considered as world parliament?General Assembly
716A majority of the population of New found land are engaged in which profession?Fishing
717Which dynasty was associated with Gandhara school of Art?Kushans
718Which disease is characterised by inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord?Meningitis
719Between which a government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations?Centre and States
720Which purified oil does Aviation fuel for jet aeroplanes consist?Kerosene
721Which country produced 127 lakh metric tones fish in 2010?Japan
722Who was appointed by Ashoka to administer justice in his empire?Rajuka
723Which is the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India?Damodar Valley Corporation
724Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?Shri V. T. Krishnamachari
725What is Amnesia?Related to loss of memory
726Recently reserves of diamond have been reported in Madhya Pradesh from which place?Devbhog
727By which name was Chanakya known in his childhood?Vishnugupta
728The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment?First
729The filament of an electric bulb is made of which metal?Tungsten
730Who is associated with Tashkent Agreement?Lal Bahadur Shastri
731Which metal is used for generation of Nuclear Power?Uranium
732In India, where did the Dutch establish their earliest factory?Masulipattanam
733Which two countries follow China and India in the decreasing order of their populations?USA and Indonesia
734What is the normal cholesterol level in human blood?180-200 mg%
735Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha?Nargis Dutt
736Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for which metal?Gold
737Which was the first fort constructed by the British in India?Fort St. George
738On which conservation law, does a rocker work?Angular momentum
739To which duties is the system of value added taxation applicable?Excise duties
740Ogaden region has been a source of conflict between which countries?Ethiopia and Somalia
741Silver is obtained from the lead & Zinc ares of Zawar mines in which city?Udaipur
742In Indus Valley, which one indicates the commercial and economic development?Seals
743What is Syrinx?Voice box in Birds
744By whom is the Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected?All the members of Lok Sabha
745Which is the best conductor of electricity?Silve
746Which of the planets is nearest to the earth?Venus
747In which year was the Indus Valley Civilisation discovered?1921
748Which first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India?Sucheta Kripalani
749Howmany of Banks were nationalised since 1969?20
750Which modification of root does not store food?Stilt
751Which planet is known as the Earth’s Twin?Venus
752Purushsukta is a part of which veda?Rigveda
753What does the special status of Jammu and Kashmir imply?A separate Constitution
754Through which material does sound travel slowest?Wood
755What are the brothers Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha?Dhrupad vocalists
756How much the equatorial circumference is greater than the polar circumference?Approximately 68 km
757Which was common both to the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society?Horses
758Which UN agency has its headquarters at Paris?UNESCO
759Vegetative propagation by stem cutting is generally foundation of which plant?Sugarcane
760To whom is the Chief Minister of a State responsible?Governor
761What is the distance of the equator from either of the poles?10,002 km
762Who was the President of the First Buddhist Council held at Rajagriha?Mahakassapa
763By which method is the age of most ancient geological formations estimated?C4 method
764Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States?Stamp Duties
765Ban-Ki-Moon the Secretary general of UNO belongs to which country?South Korea
766Which layer of the atmosphere provides ideal conditions for flying of jet aeroplanes?Stratosphere
767In which state had Gautama Buddha had attained Mahaparinirvan?Malia
768Most of the plants obtain nitrogen from the soil in which from?Nitrates
769Who is the Father of local self government in India?Lord Ripon
770If the temperature inside a room is increased, what will be the relative humidity?Decrease
771Which constituents of the atmosphere causes greatest changes in climate and weather?Water Vapour
772Who was the last ruler of Sunga dynasty?Devabhuti
773What was the pen name of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhaye?Kamla Kant
774Which is not a direct tax?Tax on entertainment
775Which fungus is responsible for disease late blight of potato?Phytophthora infestans
776Which type of forest belt supplies most of the world’s requirement of newsprint?Coniferous forest
777Who were the first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire?Tamils
778With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status?73rd
779Which polymer is used for making bulletproof material?Polyethylene
780‘Man-The Maker of His Own Destiny’ book was written by which person?Swami Vivekananda
781Which climatic type suffers change due to shifting of the World’s Pressure Belts?Monsoon
782Who is considered to be the father of Ayurveda?Charaka
783The United Nations declared 2012 as the International Year of which thing?Cooperatives
784Which gland is both exo and endocrine gland?Pancreas
785By whom was the Constitution of India adopted?Constituent Assembly
786By which the maximum amount of energy in the present day world is provided?Coal
787In ancient India, Nalanda University was a great centre for the study of which religion?Mahayana Buddhism
788The first law of thermodynamics is concerned with the conservation of which thing?Energy
789Which state produces maximum Soya bean?Madhya Pradesh
790When is World Day for Water, recognized by the UN observed?March 22
791Which country is rich in oil?Indonesia
792By whom was the first Muslim invasion of India lead?Muharnmad-bin-Oasim
793Which blood vessel bringing blood into Bowman’s capsule?Afferent arteriole
794When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met?9th December, 1946
795Which are macro-nutrients provided by inorganic fertilizers?Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
796Which proper order of seismic waves as they are received at seismograph station?P-wave, S-wave, L- wave
797The Arab conquest of Sind took place in which year?712 A.D.
798The United Nations declared 4th week of September which week?Peace Week
799What percentage of country’s demand for natural rubber is met by in indigenous production?0.97
800Which causes the disease syphilis?Bacteria
801Which European country has over 200 volcanoes, many of them still active?Iceland
802Which was the medieval ruler who was the first to establish a ministry of agriculture?Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
803Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non- citizens?Freedom to speech
804What is the relative permeability of a paramagnetic material?Greater than unity
805The United Nations declared 2008 as which International Year?Planet Earth
806On which thing Erosion of soil by a river mainly depends?Its speed at which it flows
807What was the main basis of social organization in India during the early medieval period?Caste
808Which country stood second in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics medal tally?US
809Where is the national institute of nutrition located?Hyderabad
810Which is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India?Right to Education
811What is the average salt content in a litre of sea water?35 gm
812Why is Sher Shah is well known for his administrative skill,?Land revenue system
813In which Tyndall effect is not observed?Sugar solution
814Which can be used for checking inflation temporarily?Decrease in money supply
815Dhyan Chand’s name is associated with which game?Badminton
816Which are the “Horn of Africa”?Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia
817By whom was the Sarak-i-Azam which ran from the Indus to Sonargaon (in Bangladesh) built?Sher Shah
818Which is Nuclease enzyme begin its attack from free end of polynucleotide?Exonuclease
819After howmany years One-third of the members of the Rajya Sabha retire?Second year
820A soap bubble is given negative charge then what happen in its radius?Increases
821Israel has common borders with which countries?Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Jordan
822The Upanishads were translated into Persian by the orders of which rular?Dara Shikoh
823The World Food Prize is given by which organisation/world bodie?Kraft general foods
824Who are not protected against inflation?Agricultural farmers
825For which is the southern blot technique used for the detection?DNA
826Which is the State with the largest area under waste land?Jammu and Kashmir
827‘Padmavat’ of Malik Muhammad Jaisi, a notable, work in Hindi, was completed during which reign?Sher Shah
828A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed/returned by Rajya Sabha within howmany days?14 days
829What dose not contain a hydrophobic structure?Rubber
830How many Nobel Prizes have been awarded so far to Indian citizens?3
831In which is the largest population of Scheduled Tribes?Madhya Pradesh
832Who commanded the Maratha army in the third battle of Panipat?Sadashiv Rao Bhau
833Tejaswini Sawant is the first Indian woman to be crowned World Champion in which sports?Shooting
834Which is the richest source of ascorbic acid?Guava
835Which worm reach into intestine of human by eating leaf?Tape worm
836Palghat joins which states?Kerala and Tamil Nadu
837In which year was Bombay was acquired by the English from the Portuguese?1662
838How can a Change in distribution of powers between the Centre and the States be done?Amending the Constitution
839Which is electrical circuits used to get smooth de output from a rectified circuit called?Filter
840By which bill does the government make arrangement for the collection of revenues for a year?Finance Bill
841Which forms the western boundary of the Indian sub-continent?Hindukush
842Uplift of the backward classes was the main programme of which famay?Satyashodhak Samaj
843Which international tennis event is played on a grass court?Wimbeldon
844By which would Desert plants be characterised?By sunken stomata
845The distribution of power between Centre and the States is based on which scheme?Government of India Act, 1935
846Which soil is best suited for cotton?Regur
847By whom was the practice of Sati was declared illegal?Lord William Bentinck
848What is the most satisfactory method for separating sugars?Chromatography
849Who is the author of ‘Business @ Speed of Thought?Bill Gates
850Which is the ‘basis for determining the national income?Production of goods and services
851On the basis of the process of their formation, which soil is formed differently from the other three?Regur
852Which helped to develop close ties between the government and the masses?Ryotwari Settlement
853Alzheimer’s disease in human beings is characterised by which degeneration?Degeneration of nerve cells
854Which Amendment provided for an authoritative version of the Constitution in Hindi?58th
855The absorption of radio waves by the atmosphere depends on which thing?Their frequency
856Which crop requires continuous semiaquatic condition for cultivation?Rice
857Who was the leader to have the unique distinction of firing the first shot in the rebellion of 1857?Mangal Pande
858‘Na Khatma Hone Wali Kahani’ is the autobiography of which person?V. P. Singh
859The world famous ‘Khajuraho’ sculptures are located in which State?Madhya Pradesh
860Why is the yellow colour of urine?Due to the presence of urochrome
861Which stare is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka
862In the Interim Government formed in the year 1946, who held the portfolio of Defence?Baldev Singh
863After howmany years is the President of USA is elected?4 years
864Which enzyme changes maltose into glucose?Maltose
865Economic Planning is a subject of which list?Union List
866On planet Earth, where is no centrifugal force?At the Poles
867From where did Mahatma Gandhi start his historic Dandi March?Sabarmati Ashram
868Who is considered as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW)?Tim Berners-Lee
869Which of the following will provide maximum roughage to our diet, if taken in equal mass?Cabbage
870Which Act gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature?Government of India Act, 1935
871Which planet has the longest day and the shortest year?Mercury
872Who first voiced the idea of a separate Muslim state in India?Mohammad Iqbal
873Which polymer is widely used for making bullet proof material?Polyethylene
874Which was the crop during the 13th and 14th Centuries A.D. the Indian peasants did not cultivate?Maize
875What is the mean of ‘Take off stage’ in an economy?Steady growth begins
876The equator cuts through which island?Borneo
877Who was responsible for the integration of Indian Princely States?Sardar Patel
878Which three important micronutrients are essential for humans?Copper, zinc and iodine
879By which act did the Crown take the Government of India into its own hands?Government of India Act, 1858
880What are Carbon, diamond and graphite together called?Allotropes
881Which city is associated with the river Mekong?Phnom-Penh
882By which was Yavanika (Curtain) introduced in Indian theatre?Greeks
883What is the name given to an almost circular coral reef inside which there is a lagoon?Atoll
884Chocolates can be bad for health because of a high content of which element?Nickel
885In which Photosynthesis occurs?Chloroplast
886Which are the important species of the Mediterranean biome?Pine, cedar, fir
887At which place was the headless statue of Kanishka found?Mathura
888Who has the power to form a new State within the Union of India?President
889By whom was Electron first identified?J. J. Thomson
890When was EXIM Bank set-up?1982
891The annual average rate of net plant production is highest in which forests?Temperate forest
892The religious literature of the Jains at the early stage was written in which language?Ardhamagadhi
893Which animal can tolerate more summer heat?Donkey
894What is the estimation of age of woody plant by counting annual ring?Dendrochronology
895In whom the executive authority of the Union is vested by the Constitution?President
896Kula, Kufri, Kajjair and Dalhousie are all tourists place of which state?Himachal Pradesh
897Of which Religion-wise the sculpture were found at Kankali tila in Mathura?Jaina
898Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of which metal?Zinc
899By whom was the famous ‘Kirti Stambha’ at Chittor built?Rana Kumbha
900Which is at the apex of Industrial Finance in India?Industrial Development Bank of India
901Which state receives rainfall from north-east monsoons?Tamil Nadu
902Where are the traces of Portuguese culture found in India?Goa
903Soft drinks such as cocoa contain singnificant quantities of which thing?Caffein
904By whom is the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament appointed?Speaker of Lok Sabha
905How must be the The lines of force of a uniform magnetic field?Parallel to each other
906The Varansi Kanyakumari National Highway is called which national highway?NH 7
907Which of the British Officials defeated Portuguese at Sowlley?Thomas Best
908Name of S. Chandrashekhar is associated with which subject?Astrophysics
909Which is the official language of Central Bank of West African Bank?French
910What is the transfer of pollengrain from pollensac to stigma called?Pollination
911What is in terms of the railway system India’s position in the world?Fourth
912Where was the first iron and steel industry of India established?Jamshedpur
913Who decides whether a particular bill is a Money Bill or not?Speaker of Lok Sabha
914Chlorophyll is a naturally occuring chelate compound in, what is the which the central metal in this?Magnesium
915What is the most appropriate measure of a country’s economic growth?Per capita real income
916Which is the brightest planet?Venus
917Who used the phrase ‘Un-British’ to criticize the English colonial control of India?Dadabhai Naoroji
918Which is UN special agency and not programme?UNDP
919What is the Study of integrated use of microbiology, biochmistry and engineering?Biotechnology
920Where is In the Constitution of India, the word ‘Federal’ used?Nowhere
921Which planet takes the same number of days for rotation and revolution?Venus
922Which element of Hinduism was practised in the Indus Valley Civilization?Cult of Shiva
923When a ray of light is going from one medium to another, how is its frequency?Frequency remains same
924Who is the author of “The Kalam effect: My years with the president”?P.M. Nayer
925CENVAT is associated with which rate?Rate of indirect tax
926At the summer solstice, which latitude will have the longest night?60°S
927What was the script of Indus Valley Civilization?Undeciphered
928Which branch of science deals with the study of tissue found in the body of organism?Histology
929By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded?By the Election Commission
930For which thing is Washing soda the common name?Sodium carbonate
931Through where does the Tropic of Cancer passes?India and Saudi Arabia
932What are Brahmanas?Texts on sacrificial rituals
933Who is the author of the book ‘Freedom from Fear’?Aung San Suukyi
934When is Doctor’s Day, Bidhan Chandra Roy Birth Day is observed?July 1
935Which hormone is injected into cow and buffalow during milking?Oxytocin
936What happens when a sudden fall in the barometric reading?Storm
937What is the meaning of ‘Buddha’?The Enlightened one
938Which Amendment provided for an authoritative version of the Constitution in Hindi?58th
939Heat given to an ideal gas under isothermal conditions is used in which work?In doing external work
940How long does India’s economic zone extend miles off its coast?200
941How is the Relative humidity of the atmosphere directly affected?Change in atmospheric temperature
942Kautilya was the Prime Minister of which Indian ruler?Chandragupta Maurya
943When is World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, recognized by the UN observed?October 27
944Maximum nutritive element aborbed by blood from which part of alimentary canal?Small intestine
945Under whose signature are the members of All-India Services appointed?President
946Which climate best suited for horticulture?Mediterranean
947Before ascending the Maurya throne, How was Ashoka served?As a Viceroy of Taxila
948From which one among the following water sources, the water is likely to be contaminated with fluoride?Ground water
949In which year did the first modem Olympic Games take place?1896
950Which neighbouring country has objections on Indian Baglihar Hydro- electric Project?Pakistan
951Which region does not receive most of its rainfall during winter?Central North America
952What were the two colossal images of the Buddha at Bamiyan?Works of the Gupta Art
953Which genetic disease is sex -linked?Royal haemophilia
954What is the part of the Constitution that reflects the mind and ideals of the framers?Preamble
955When will a hot body radiate maximum energy?If its surface is black and rough
956Which African country is richer than others in gold and diamond?Zaire
957Who has been called the ‘Napoleon of India’?Samudragupta
958Yondieki who set up a new world record in 10,000 meters race, belongs to which country?Kenya
959How many players are there on each side in a women’s Basketball game?6
960Who proved that DNA is the basic genetic material?Hershey and Chase
961Which is the leading producer of sulphur?U.S.A.
962During the reign of which Pallava ruler did the Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang visit Kanchi?Narasimhavaram I
963What does the Preamble of our Constitution contin?The spirit of the Constitution
964Which will you put into pure water in order to pass electric current through it?Lemon Juice
965Of the various ways of financing government’s investment expenditure, what is the least inflationary?Taxation
966In which country are ‘Dykes’ especially constructed?Norway
967What was Sher Shah’s real name?Farid
968Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India?Ahmedabad
969“Green house effect” with respect to global warming refers to which effect?Warming effect
970Which State has the largest percentage of reserved parliamentary seats?Uttar Pradesh
971For which landform is Colorado in U.S.A. famous?Grand Canyon
972Which battle was fought in 1192 A.D.?Second Battle of Tarain
973A far-sighted person has a near point at 100 cm. What must be the power of the correcting lens?+3.0 D
974Which Indian was honoured by the World Statesman Award, 2012?Stephen Harper
975By which band is Monetary policy regulated?Central Bank
976Strait of Florida runs in between which water bodies?Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
977During whose reign did the Mongols first invade India?Iltutmish
978What is the green color of plants produced from organelles?Chloroplasts
979According to which system are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Single Transferable Vote System
980Which fuel causes minimum environmental pollution?Hydrogen
981Which Strait separates Asia from North America?The Bering Strait
982Who was contemporary of Namdev?Sena
983The ODI Player of the Year 2012’ Award was given by ICC to which India cricketer?Virat Kohli
984Who has created world record in the men’s 100 metres sprint event at 2008 Olympic Games?Usain Bolt
985Which ceil organelles function as the power house of a living cell?Mitochondria
986Which States of the U.S.A. are attached to Mexico?California and Texas
987Who was the earliest Sufi Saint to have settled at Ajmer?Sheikh Moinuddin Chisti
988The members of the State Legislative Assembly are elected for what period?5 years
989How many image can a man see if he stands between two plane mirrors inclined at an angle of 60°?5
990What is the basic attribute of a formal organization?Rules and regulations
991Khartoum is situated at the confluence of which rivers?White Nile and Blue Nile
992Under which reign did Mughal Empire extend up to Tamil territory in the South?Aurangzeb
993The Winter Olympic came into being in which year?1924
994By which Transfer of genetic information from one generation to the other is accomplished?By transfer RNA
995Which One feature is distinguishing the Rajya Sabha from the vidhan Parishad?Indirect election
996Which is the suthernmost city?Raipur
997Which Rajput mansabdar revolted against Aurangzeb?Durgadas Rathore
998Which hydrocarbon is mainly present in gobar gas?Methane
999Who wrote the book Babubivah?Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
1000If the price of an inferior good falls, what about its demand?Remains constant
1001Which gulf would have to be crossed to reach Sri Lanka from Nagercoil?Gulf of Mannar
1002Which was the last governor of Bengal appointed by the Mughal emperor?Murshid Quli Khan
1003Where do Sweat glands occur in greatest number?In the skin of the armpits
1004What is the electorate for a Panchayat?The Gram Sabha
1005The cause of fractional atomic weights of elements?The presence of Isotopes
1006The second largest river basin in India is of which river?Godavari
1007Which Sikh Guru called himself the ‘Sachcha Badshah’?Guru Hargovind
1008Who wrote “The Communist Manifesto” along with Kari Marx?Friedrich Engels
1009In acronym SAARC, ‘C’ stands for which word?Cooperation
1010What is the total number of bones in human skull?30
1011Which is the second largest basin in Peninsular India?Krishna Basin
1012Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS?Surendranath Banerjee
1013For which period does Mayor of a Municipal Corporation hold the office?1 year
1014Which gas has maximum calorific value?Oil gas
1015In which sector is 70% of working population of India engaged?Primary sector
1016Why do Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Orissa often face natural disasters?Due to cyclones
1017Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?Warren Hastings
1018When did India join the United Nations?1945
1019The fossil of Archaeopteryx represents the evidence of origin of animals?Birds from reptiles
1020Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?Dr. Rajendra Prasad
1021Why does Mumbai receives more rainfall than Pune?Because mumbai is on the windward side
1022What was the real name of Tantiya Tope?Ramchandra Panduranga
1023Which rays can pass through 20 cm thickness of steel?ã-rays
1024Which characteristic is common among parrot, platypus and kangaroo?Functional post anal tail
1025In India, in which banking is the Public Sector is most dominant?Commercial banking
1026Which does not have a unit of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)?Kolkata
1027Who was the British PM at the time of Revolt of 1857?Pamstern
1028AIDS is caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), What is this?Retro virus
1029By whom was the Cabinet Mission to India headed?Lord Pethick Lawrence
1030Phosgene is obtained by the reaction of carbon monoxide and which gas?Chlorine
1031Where are Diesel locomotives manufactured?Varanasi
1032Who advocated the policy of abolishing princely states in free India?Jawaharlal Nehru
1033Which petroleum refinery product has the lowest boiling point?Gasoline
1034SIMBEX is an annual joint maritime bilateral exercise conducted between which countreis?India and Singapore
1035By whom were Species Plantarum and Systema Natural written?Linneus
1036What is the process that result in the breakdown of rocks and minerals in situ?Weathering
1037Who were considered constitutionalist within the Indian National Congress?Satyamurty and K. M. Munshi
1038Which is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India?Right to Education
1039Old-written material, which cannot be read easily, how can be read?By infrared rays
1040Which is the largest Public Sector Bank in India?State Bank of India
1041Which sets indicated the Aeolian process?Corrosion, attrition, deflation
1042Who was instrumental in bringing the Extremists and the Moderates together at Lucknow?Annie Besant
1043Which is nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile?Sagarika
1044Medicine for high blood pressure is obtained from which species?Rauwolffia species
1045Howmany times has National Emergency been declared?Three times
1046Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?Low humidity
1047Who headed the Cabinet Mission?Lord Pethick Lawrence
1048Which compound does not contains an OH group?Aldehyde
1049Who has been appointed as the chairman of Central Electricity Authority?Rakesh Nath
1050Who is responsible for the collection and publication of monetary and financial information?Reserve Bank of India
1051What is the quantity of water in a particular volume of air called?Absolute humidity
1052The description of the administration of Pataliputra is available in which book?Indica
1053When does a cell increase in volume?If the external medium is hypotonic
1054Under which act was the Supreme Court set up?Regulating Act
1055Mesons are found in which rays?Cosmic rays
1056Lichens and Mosses are characteristic vegetation of which zone?The polar zone
1057Who also had the name Devanama Piyadasi?Mauryan King Ashoka
1058Who was thrice elected President of the Indian National Congress?Dadabhai Naoroji
1059How many member country are there in Commonwealth Nations?54
1060Which plant yeilds biodiesel or biofuel?Jatropha curcas
1061What is associated with a savanna climate?Scrub
1062Who was a contemporary of Alexander, the Great?Chandragupt Maurya
1063Which Judge of the Supreme Court was unsuccessfully sought to be impeached?Justice Ramaswami
1064Maximum hydrogen bonding would be observed in which compound?Methanol
1065Taxation and the government’s expenditure policy are dealt under under which policy?Fiscal policy
1066Slash and burn agriculture in North Eastern State is Known by which name?Jhumming
1067Which historical personality of India is also known as Vishnugupta?Chanakya
1068Which organization issue the rules of global trade?World Trade Organization
1069Which enzyme is found in human saliva?Ptyalin
1070By whom is the Area of Lok Sabha Constituency for the purpose of general election determined?Election Commission
1071Telangana region represents type of vegetation?Thorn
1072Who were the first Europeans to reach India for trade?Portuguese
1073A liquid will not wet the surface of solid if the angle of contact is which angle?Obtuse
1074Which decade is celebrated as First International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People?1994-2004
1075What is the main source of revenue to meet different expenditures?Internal borrowings
1076On which planet of the solar system does the sun rise in the west and set in the east?Venus
1077The English East India Company founded a permanent factory at Surat in which year?1613
1078What is the normal temperature of human body on the kelvin scale?310
1079After howmany years is Election of Rajya Sabha held?2 years
1080What is the average salinity of sea water?0.035
1081Which planet of the solar system has the longest day?Venus
1082What was the main occupation of the people of the Indus Valley civilization?Agriculture
1083Which decade is celebrated as First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty?1997-2006
1084International voluntary blood donation day is observed on which date?November 6
1085Why can Insects move on the surface of water without sinking?Due to Surface tension of water
1086Which minerals occurs abundantly in the Earth’s crust?Silica
1087Which Harappan site had a dock?Lothal
1088Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?Coal mining industry
1089On which Panchayat did the Ashok Mehta Committee greater emphasis?Mandai Panchayat
1090Which has the largest livestock population in the world?India
1091The tide at its maximum height is known by which name?Spring tide
1092Which Veda throws light on the beliefs and practices of the non-Aryans?Atharvaveda
1093The United Nations declared 2009 as which International Year?Reconciliation
1094Lathyrism is caused by excessive consumption of which thing?Khesari Dal
1095Under which Ministry of the Government of India does the Food and Nutrition Board work?Ministry of Agriculture
1096Where are the Local thunderstorms ‘Nor’ westers’ prominent?West Bengal
1097The code of conduct of the Vedic society was laid out in which text?Smritis
1098What are the metallic constituents of hard water?Calcium, magnesium and iron
1099Who broke Pete Sampras’s record of maximum Grand Slams in tennis?Roger Federer
1100With which was Tarapore Committee associated?Fuller capital account convertibility
1101What is the dense mass of small water drops on smoke particles in the lower layers of the atmosphere?Smog
1102Who was the founder of the Nanda dyansty?Mahapadma Nanda
1103How many orangutans disappear each year as result of palm oil farming?5000
1104Who decides about the reasonableness of the restrictions placed on Fundamental Rights?Courts
1105Microwaves are electromagnetic waves with frequency, in the range of which unit?Giga hertz
1106Mosses and Lichens are the characteristic vegetation of which region?Tundra region
1107Who was a great ruler of Kalinga in ancient times?Kharavela
1108Makers of which types sponsor Indian ace Narian Karthikeyan?MRF
1109Where will the winter youth Olympics Games 2016 be held?Lillehammer
1110Which specy of rhinoceros is said to be the most critically endangered species?Javan rhino
1111Trees with hardwood and dense canopy are generally found in which forests?Evergreen forests
1112What was the language of the Satavahana inscription?Prakrit
1113By whom is the Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive enjoined?Directive Principle
1114According to Dalton’s atomic theory, which is the smallest particle which can exist independently?An atom
1115Which Mahatma Gandhi series of currency notes issued by the RBI has “ecology” depicted on it?Rs. 100
1116In India, which type of forest occupy the largest area?Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest
1117The great grammarian Patanjali of ancient India was whose contemporary?Pushyamitra Sunga
1118Which was the first Asian lady swimmer to have crossed the English Channel?Arati Saha
1119Which creature is featured on the logo for International Year of Biodiversity 2010?A greater flamingo
1120To which Bill the President must accord his sanction without sending it back for fresh consideration?Finance Bills
1121Where is Over 90% of the world’s biomass?In tropical rain forests
1122Who deciphered the Brahmi script?James Princep
1123Who firstly predicated the existence of electromagnetic waves?Maxwell
1124Who is the winner of Saraswati Samman 2012?A.A. Manavalan
1125When was decimal coinage introduced in India?1957
1126Why have continents have drifted apart?Because of tectonic activities
1127Which ruler was adorned with the title of ‘Maharajadhiraja’ (King of Kings)?Chandragupta I
1128What represents the most complex level?Ecosystem
1129Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha?Nargis Dutt
1130Which type of glass is used in making lenses and prisms?Flint glass
1131Which is the smallest water body?Japan Sea
1132In ancient peninsular India, who assumed the title ‘Vatapikonda’?Narasimhavarman
1133The Golden Palmd’or award at the 65th Cannes Film Festival was received by which person?Amour
1134Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test matches?Mohd. Azharuddin
1135Which is the largest flower in the world?Rafflesia
1136Which European country borders Atlanic Ocean?Portugal
1137Prithviraj Chauhan belonged to which Rajput dynasty?Gahadavalas
1138Whose prior consent can the Money Bills be introduced in the State Legislature?Governor
1139The intensity of a magnetic field is defined as the force experienced by which pole?Unit north pole
1140Among Indian Economists who had done pioneering work on National Income?V. K. R. V. Rao
1141Which country makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?Iceland
1142Under which Sultan, Khalisa land increased considerably?Alauddin Khilji
1143The term ‘Butterfly Stroke’ is associated with which game?Swimming
1144Which vitamin is very liable and easily destroyed during cooking as well as storage?Vitamin C
1145Who acts as the Chancellor of State Universities?Governor
1146Which current is produced by upwelling of cold water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt current
1147By whom was the structure of Qutab Minar was completed?Iltutmish
1148In which process, a nucleus spontaneously breaks down by emitting radiation?Radioactive decay
1149‘Alice in Wonderland’ the famous TV Serial, is based on a book written by which author?Lewis Caroll
1150Who was the chairman of National Income Committee?P. C. Mahalanobis
1151In which country are the broken hill famous for zinc and lead?Australia
1152When Akbar was young, Who was his guardian?Bairam Khan
1153Which organ destroys worn out RBCs in the body of a vertebrate?Spleen
1154Which State has no Panchayati Raj Institution at all?Nagaland
1155Fluorescent tubes are fitted with a choke. What does the choke coil?Reduces current in the circuit
1156The Vindhyas belong to which class of mountains?Block mountains
1157In which year Akbar assumed actual control over the administration of his empire?1560
1158Who wrote the book ‘A Passage to India’–E. M. Foster
1159Barack Obama, the President of America, comes from which American States?Illinois
1160What is the normal temperature of human body on the Kelvin scale?310
1161Maharashtrian Plateau is made up of which?Lava
1162By whom was Nishat Garden built?Jahangir
1163Who is the executive head of a Municipal Corporation?Commissioner
1164What is the maximum number of hydrogen bonds in a H2O molecule?4
1165How is the contribution of agriculture to India’s economy?Decreasing
1166Which tributary of the Ganga System flows northwards?Sone
1167Which Mughal ruler banned music and dancing?Aurangzeb
1168Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of “Marshal”?Arjun Singh
1169Which chemical is most suitable to control storage insects on a small scale?B. H. C.
1170How did Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution?By consensus
1171Which river originates at Amarkantak?Narmada
1172Who succeeded Siraj-ud-Daulah as Nawab of Bengal after the Battle of Plassey?Mir Jafar
1173For television broadcasting, what frequency is employed normally?30 – 300 MHz
1174Kourou city is well-known for which purpose?Satellite launching
1175Which body finalises the Five Year Plan proposals?National Development Council
1176Which are the leading states in the production of cotton in India?Maharashtra and Gujarat
1177Where did Shahjahan build the Moti Masjid?Agra
1178What is the study of the relation of animals and plants to their’ surroundings called?Ecology
1179What was the most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution?Government of India Act, 1935
1180The nitrogen percentage is the highest in which fertilizer?Urea
1181Which State has the largest number of sugar mills?Uttar Pradesh
1182Among which class did Indian National Congress find wide acceptance initially?Educated middle class
1183If you wish to visit Golconda Fort, you will have to go to which state?Karnataka
1184Which biome has the highest species diversity?Tropical rainforests
1185By whom was first successful vaccine against virul disease of small pox discovered?Edward Jenner
1186Kanha National Park belongs to which biogeographical area in the world?Tropical Sub-humid Forests
1187In which year was Vande Mataram first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress?1896
1188The five year term of the President is calculated from which day?The day he assumes charge
1189Which effect shows particle nature of height?Photoelectric effect
1190Of which purpose was Nationalisation of banks done?Consolidating the economy
1191Which planet is known as veiled planet?Mars
1192Which State was first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the Doctrine of Lapse?Satara
1193Which contenent has the lowest growth rate of population?Europe
1194Nitrogen fixing bacteria is useful in growing which crop?Legume
1195If the President wants to resign from office, he may do so by writing to whom?Vice-President
1196Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?Lake Superior
1197Which leader of the Revolution of 1857 had the real name of Ram Chandra Pandurang?Tatiya Tope
1198Activated charcoal is employed to remove colouring matter from pure substance, it work?Adsorption
1199Other than India and China, which group of countries border Myanmar?Thailand, Laos and Bangladesh
1200Word Bull and Big are associated with which branch of commercial activity?Share Market
1201Which is the largest river in the world?Amazon
1202Mahatma Gandhi gave the call ‘Do or Die’ during which movement?Quit India Movement
1203Respiration can occur in the absence of oxygen in which thing?Yeast
1204How many times was the term of the Lok Sabha extended upto 6 years?Once
1205Optic fibres are mainly used for which purpose?Communication
1206Asia has large areas of inland drainage. Why is it so?Rainfall is seasonal and scanty
1207Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born in which year?1889
1208Which was the first to legalize euthanasia?Netherlands
1209Chanda Kochhar leads to which of the organisation?ICICI Bank
1210What is the selectively permeable membrane of the cell?Plasma lemma
1211Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests?Ivory coast
1212Where has the largest concentration of Harappan sites been found?Ghaggar-Hakra
1213In which of the Parliamentary Financial Committees is the Rajya Sabha not represented?Estimates Committee
1214Which compound gives both ninhydrin test and Molisch’s test?A protein
1215In which year was Tax collection of Central govt. lowest as compare to G.D.P.?1999-2000
1216The greatest diversity of animal and species occurs in which forest?Tropical moist forest
1217Where was a copper chariot of Harappa times was discovered?At Daimabad
1218Baan Ki-moon, the UNO Secretary-General belong to whiich country?South Korea
1219Which unicellular non-pathogenic parasite is found in the human intestine?E, coli
1220The States Reorganisation Act created howmany States and Union Territories?14 and 6
1221In which valley is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located?Sutlej valley
1222Which Chola ruler converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chela lake’?Rajendra I
1223Which rays are most penetrating?y-rays
1224The headquarters of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Country is located in which city?Vienna
1225In India, in which was the service tax first introduced?1994
1226Macmohan Line demarcates the boundary between which countries?India and China
1227Who laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire?Dantidurga
1228Which is the largest phylum in the animal kingdom in respect of number of species?Arthropoda
1229Which is not administered by a Lieutenant Governor?Chandigarh
1230Which of the following carbohydrates is most abundant in nature?Cellulose
1231On which river are Tikarpara and Jaraj dams constructed under a multipurpose project?Mahanadi
1232Which ruler at first assumed the title of ‘Hazrat-i-Ala’ and afterwards ‘Sultan’?Sher Shah Suri
1233In which year was the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) founded?1969
1234Who is the author of the book “Superstar India From Incredible to Unstopable”–Sobha De
1235Which is largest cell organelles?Plastid
1236What is the major source of iron ore for Visakhapatnam?Bailadila
1237Mughal dynasty was to Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’ as Lodi dynasty was to which ruler?Ibrahim Lodi
1238What is the document published by the government to apprise the public on any issue?White Paper
1239Which is a good conductor of electricity?Human body
1240Of which allocation does Gadgil Formula refer to?Tax proceeds between the States
1241Which two planets of the solar system have no satellites?Mercury and Venus
1242In which of the following years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid?1853
1243Who has written the book ‘My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir’?Jagmohan
1244Which substance is more than 80% in the cell?Water
1245Which language is Next to Hindi spoken by the largest number of people in the Indian subcontinent?Bengali
1246Which planet have thirteen moons?Neptune
1247Which was the chariler Act to close the trade of East India?1833
1248Which are the high-temperature superconductors?Ceramic oxides
1249The United Nations declared 1994 as which International Year?International Year of the Family
1250Who is regarded as the founder of the scientific Socialism?Karl Marx
1251One degree of longitude on the equator is equal to howmuch distance?50 miles
1252With which period do we associate the ‘megaliths’?Neolithic
1253National Environmental Engineering research institute is situated in which city?Nagpur
1254In which part of the Constitution the concept of Welfare State finds elaboration?Directive Principles
1255Which common devices works on the basis of the principle of mutual induction?Transformer
1256Where is the maximum difference in the spacing of longitudes?At equator
1257When the first metal tool came into being why was it used for?Clearing jungles
1258Misha Grewal is associated with which game/sport?Squash
1259Amar Singh Sokhi is remembered for his performance in which sports event?Cycling
1260Which Pollutant is produced from vehicles that cause mental diseases?Pb
1261What is Water vapour beyond the dew point?Condensation
1262When did the concept of pollution emerge clearly?In the Post-Vedic period
1263What is the total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution?11
1264Which is the variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant material?Peat
1265What is the highest denomination of currency notes in circulation as legal tender in India at present?Rs. 1000
1266Which type of rainfall leads to the formation of the windward and the leeward side?Orographic
1267Which of the Vedas was divided” into “White’ and ‘Black’ parts?Yajur
1268Who became the first woman in the world to ski to the North Pole?Ann Banoraft
1269In which organ of the human body are the lymphocyte cells formed?Spleen
1270By whom is the Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected?All the members of Lok Sabha
1271In which forests are Teak and Sal are the principal trees?Tropical moist deciduous
1272Who is often described as the second ‘Parasurama’ or the exterminator of the entire kshatriya race?Mahapadrna
1273Which is the process in which no heat enters or leaves?Adiabatic
1274For outstanding contribution to which field is Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize given?Science
1275For international payments, to which currency is the Indian currency linked?American Dollar
1276Which vegetation is called natural cattle country?Downs
1277Who, was the Nanda ruler at the time of Alexander’s invasion?Dhana Nanda
1278What is Hepatitis-B, which affects liver?Virus
1279By whom is the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee appointed?Speaker
1280By which permeabilty is a super conductor characterised?Zero permeability
1281In the world production of natural rubber, what is the rank of India?Fourth
1282To whom the ‘Yavanas’ refer?Greeks
1283‘Meghanath Saha’ award is given for outstanding contribution in which field?Science
1284Who wrote the book ‘Algebra of Infinite Justice’?Arundhati Roy
1285The saliva helps in the digestion of which thing?Starch
1286What is Oolong tea?A variety of tea cultivated in Taiwan
1287Who earned the title of a ‘Liberator’?Ashoka
1288Which was the first State to become bifurcated after independence?Madras
1289How is the speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium?Remains unaltered
1290Which tax is not levied by the Union Government?Profession Tax
1291How are the caves of the world’s greatest fold mountains formed?Compressional movement
1292Vatapi was the capital of the which reign?Chalukyas
1293The autobiography ‘Living History’ has been authored by author?Hillary Clinton
1294How is the pitch of the voice of women generally?Higher than that of men
1295On which date was the State of Bombay was bifurcated into Maharashtra and Gujarat?May 1, in the year 1960
1296Which is a block mountain?Vosges
1297By whom was the famous book Geet Govind written?Jayadev
1298What makes a lemon sour?Citric acid
1299How is Swami Vivekananda’s birthday observed in India?As National Youth Day
1300What is the principal source of revenue to the State Government in India?Sales Tax
1301Which is the busiest oceanic trade route?North Atlantic route
1302Which Muslim emperor was attracted by the beauty of Queen Padmini?Alauddin Khilji
1303By which algae is Nitrogen fixation done?Blue-green algae
1304Which post does the Constitution of India not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister
1305When do all the magnetic materials lose their magnetic properties?Strongly heated
1306Why are the Canals in Western Europeare mainly used?For inland navigation
1307By whom was the ‘Tahglq-i-Hind’, a famous literary work, written?Alberuni
1308Which day is observed as the World Environment Day?5th June
1309In which Indian state is the game of Polo said to have originated?Manipur
1310Which organs are morphologically different but perform the same function?Analogous organs
1311Which is not a landform which results due to rejuvenation of a river?Oxbow lake
1312Which Bhakti saint wrote the commentary on Vedanta sutras in Sanskrit?Vallabhacharya
1313How can a major portion of the Constitution be amended?By two-thirds majority
1314In which type of coal percentage of carbon is the highest?Anthracite
1315By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made?By M. Visvesvaraya
1316In which ocean is Diamantina Trench situated?Indian Ocean
1317Form where did Babar come to India originally?Ferghana
1318Which beach is visited by Olive Ridley turtles annually for mass nesting?Gahirmatha
1319Why is the water of Holy Ganges river is pure?Due to presence of Bacteriophages
1320How the Constitution describes India?As a Union of States
1321The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which mountains?Fold mountains
1322During the reign of emperor was the artillery most perfect and numerous?Aurangzeb
1323A hollow sphere of copper is positively charged, Then what will the electric field be inside the sphere?Zero
1324How many States of the U.S.A. are not attached to its mainland?Two
1325What was the decentralisation system recommended?Balwant Rai Mehta
1326Which are the oldest mountains in India according to geographical history?Aravallis
1327Who was last Mughal emperor to sit on the peacock throne?Muhammad Shah
1328Which Bacteria is found in the intestine of human?Escherichia coli
1329Which language is not recognised in the 8th Schedule though it is an official language of a State?English
1330What is the mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen called?Producer gas
1331Which is the river with highest tidal bore in India?Hoogli
1332From which ruler did Albuquerque capture Goa?Bijapur
1333Which train/railway passes through Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Romania?Orient Express
1334Which biologist, proposed that life is originated in water,?Thales
1335When chlorophyll absorbs light, what does it gets excited and emits?Electrons
1336Which is a land-locked sea?Aral Sea
1337Which European were the last to come- to pre-independence India as traders?French
1338Who has the final power to maintain order within the House of People?Speaker
1339In our houses we get 220 V A. C What does the value 220 represent?Effective voltage
1340Bouncing of cheques has become an offence. What is the punishment for the same?6 months imprisonment
1341Which would be most suited for an area which has only two months of scanty rainfall in a year?Pulse
1342Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress?Badruddin Tyyabji
1343Mallika Sarabhi is associated with which field?Classical dance
1344After respiration the conversion of energy is mainly in which form of?ATP
1345Who fixes the salaries and the allowances of the Speaker of Lok Sabha?Parliament
1346Which crop is grown in India mainly by dry farming?Millet
1347Who was the first Englishman to preside over a Congress session?George Yule
1348What is formed when white phosphorus is heated at 540 K in the absence of air?Red phosphorus
1349When did Economic Community of Central African States came into existence?1983
1350In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India?1980
1351The mapping of which part of earthis most difficult?Interior of the earth
1352Which Urdu poets was invited, to the Second and Third Round Table Conference?Muhammad Iqbal
1353What is the connecting link between Annelida and Mollusca?Neopalina
1354Howmnay subjects are in the Concurrent List?47 subjects
1355A small weight is put on the pressure cooker. It increases the pressure of the steam. Why?Area of contact is small
1356Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?Aluminium
1357Which first movement was launched against the British in India?Swadeshi Movement
1358When did East African Development Bank come into force?1967
1359Who has directed the film ‘Sardar’?Ketan Mehta
1360What is also known as green protozo?Euglena
1361The tropopause occurs at the equator at a height of howmany kilometers?17 km
1362Who was the British Prime Minister at the time of the Second Round Table Conference?Ramsay Macdonald
1363How can a Change in distribution of powers between the Centre and the States be done?Amending the Constitution
1364Which acid is used to remove ink and rust stains and cloth?Oxalic acid
1365Which forms the largest share of deficit in Govt. of India budget?Fiscal deficit
136697% of the atmosphere lies with in howmany kilometers of the surface of the earth?5 km
1367By virtue of which Act, dyarchy was introduced in India?Government of India Act, 1919
1368Who has written the book ‘The Famished Road’?Ben Okri
1369In a living cell what is the site of ribosome formation?Nucleolus
1370Which Amendment of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?73rd
1371Primitive people practice animal rearing in the tropical grasslands of which area?East Africa
1372By whom was the first republic of the world established in Vaishali?Lichhavi
1373How can one can distinguish a telescope from a microscope?By observing size of the lens
1374World day to combat desertification and drought is observed on which date?June 17
1375Which scheme was intended to tap the black money?India Development Bonds
1376What are the Low-latitude grasslands in south America called?Pampas
1377Between which was the ancient town of Takshasila located?Indus and Jhelum
1378What do both respiration and photosynthesis require?Cytochromes
1379From which date shall the tenure of every Panchayat be for five years?From the date of its first meeting
1380Which are the metal that is present in photo films?Silver
1381Which states is the leading producer of tea?Assam
1382Who was a contemporary of Chinghiz Khan?Iltutmish
1383Which day is the International Human Rights Day?December 10th
1384Bahadur Singh is a distinguished athlete of which game?Athletics
1385Which Biologist proposed the theory of Germ plasm?Weisman
1386Which pair of states is the leading producer of tabacco in India?Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
1387Who established Diwan-i-Mustakharaj (Department of Arrears)?Alauddin Khalji
1388Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in which article?Part II, Articles 5-11
1389Which sound-produced by a bat?Ultrasonic
1390For internal financing of Five Year Plans, the government depends on which source?Taxation only
1391What is the distance of the nearest star besides the sun from the earth?4.2 light years
1392Who deserves the credit for contruction of Lal Quila?Shahjahan
1393How many players are there on each side in a baseball match?5
1394Which vitamin is transformed in golden rice?Vitamin A
1395Under which Article of the Constitution are the Cultural and Educational Rights granted?Article 29 and 30
1396Which celestial body besides earth bear, The Sea of Tranquility’ and The Ocean of Storms’?Moon
1397Who was the daughter of Emperor Aurangzeb?Zebunnisa
1398Which is the highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value?Anthracite
1399Who among the following was the first Indian to receive the Magsaysay award?Vinoba Bhave
1400What is the mean of ‘Take off stage’ in an economy?Steady growth begins
1401In how many time zones has the world been divided into?24
1402Which contains the Gayatri Mantra?Rigveda
1403Which type of woods is specially used as railways sleepers?Jarrah and barri
1404Which State sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha?Uttar Pradesh
1405Which explains that all the galaxies are receding from?Red shift
1406Which elements is most abundant in the earth’s crust?Oxygen
1407The Gayatri Mantra contained in the Rigveda is dedicated to which deity?Savitri
1408How many married couples have won the Nobel Prize?4
1409The ‘Cannes Award’ is given for excellence in which field?Films
1410Why does happen Short sightedness?Due to elongation of eye balls
1411Why does the phenomenon of ‘trade winds’ takes place?Due to convection of heat
1412With which religion is Kalvalya associated?Jainism
1413Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha?Kamlapati Tripathi
1414Which is an element which never exhibits positive oxidation state in any of its compounds?Fluorine
1415Which is at the apex of Industrial Finance in India?Industrial Development Bank of India
1416What is a Doldrums?Tropical no-wind belt
1417Who was the greatest Buddhist commentator of the Buddhist canonical literature?Ashvaqhosha
1418What is the name of winner of the Sanjay Chopra National Award for Bravery 2012?Gajendra Ram
1419Which is adapted to grow in dry places?Xerophytes
1420With which the executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain?The Centre
1421Which is a tropical monsoon crop?Wheat
1422During the Sangam Age which dynasty was not in power?Pallavas
1423The quality of sound produced by an instrument depends on the which thing?Number of overtones
1424The term ‘Tee’ is connected with which game?Golf
1425In India, the bank NABARD does not provide refinance to which bank?Export-Import Banks
1426What is the main activity of Eskimos during the short period of summer season?Hunting
1427With which external trade of the Sangam were people carried on?Romans
1428Which is a mixed fertiliser?NPK
1429Howmany subjects are in the Union list?97 subjects
1430In which situation a chemical reaction does not?Common salt is exposed to air
1431Which geomorphic processes is associated with the work of glaciers?Plucking
1432Who Chola king fought against the Shailendia king of Shri Vijaya and defeated him?Rajendra Chola I
1433‘Gambit’ is the term associated with which game?Chess
1434Who was the first ‘Indian to swim across English Channel?Mihir Sen
1435Which one of symbiotic algae is found in secretory cell of hydra?Euchlorella
1436From which rocks is the soil material mainly derived?Sedimentary rocks
1437The -titles of ‘Mummadi Chola’, ‘Cholamartanda’ and ‘Raja Kesari Aromoli’ were assumed by which Chola ruler?Rajaraja
1438In which schedule is the list of items which may be entrusted to the Panchayats given?Eleventh Schedule
1439What is the order of magnitude of electric resistance of the human body (dry)?106 ohm
1440Which forms the largest share of deficit in Govt. of India budget?Fiscal deficit
1441Which pair of ocean currents meet each other near Newfound land?Gulf stream and Labrador
1442In which field did Indians in ancient time learn a lot from the Greeks?Music
1443Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel?Arati Saha
1444Which is the phase that invades but does not destroy the lost?Temperate phase
1445In which State was the Panchayatl Raj first introduced?Rajasthan
1446The Dogger Bank, the main fishing area of Europe, where is this area?North Sea
1447Which ruler died while playing ‘Chaugan’?Jalal-ud-din-Khilji
1448Blue litmus paper is converted into red in solution of which thing?acid
1449Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?Panda
1450Which scheme was intended to tap the black money?India Development Bonds
1451Which is the largest railway station of the world?Grand Central Terminal, Chicago
1452Who ruler was the builder of Jahan-Panah, Delhi’s fourth city?Sultan Muhammad- bin-Tughlaq
1453Photosynthesis proceeds in which sequence?Light phase and dark phase
1454By whom is the composition of the UPSC determined?By the President
1455In electric supply lines in India, which parameter is kept constant?Frequency
1456Which is the shortest air-route from Perth to London?Perth, Aden, Paris, London
1457Which Kingdom was annexed by Bahlul Lodi, the Sultan of Delhi, in 1484 AD?Jaunpur
1458Which is the headquarters of World Trade Organisation (WTO)?Geneva
1459Which is another name of RDX?Cycionite
1460By whom was the most accepted theory for ascent of sap was given?Dixon and Joly
1461Which Indian State has the minimum total forest cover?Haryana
1462When Akbar was born, Humayun was under the shelter of which king?Raja of Amarkot
1463Which Act formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time?Indian Councils Act, 1909
1464What is the negative logarithmic value of hydrogen on called?pH
1465Who wrote the book ‘Planned Economy for India’?M. Visvesvaraya
1466Among the Union Territories which has the highest literacy rate?Lakshadweep
1467Of whom was Tulsidas was a contemporary?Akbar
1468A bee-sting leaves an acid which causes pain and irritation. which is that injected acid?Methanoic acid
1469Which animal is blind (Extremely poor eyesight)?Bat
1470Where are the disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice- President settle?In the Supreme Court
1471The river Cauvery originates from which state?Karnataka
1472The Maratha kingdom was founded by Shivaji during which reign?Aurangzeb I
1473In an atomic nucleus, by which force are neutrons and protons held together?Exchange forces
1474Who is a social activist campaigning against child labour?Swami Agnivesh
1475When was National Development Council set up?1952
1476Which is the main river flowing in the state of Jammu and Kashmir?Jhelum
1477The Maratha Chief, Sambhaji was executed during which reign?Aurangzeb
1478Animal goes under winter sleep due to low temperature, what is called?Aestivation
1479What function is specifically prescribed by the Constitution for the vice- President of India?Chairman of Rajya Sabha
1480By which a mixture of naphthalene and benzoic acid can be separated?Chromatography
1481Why does the western coast of India receive very high rainfall in summer mainly?Due to western Ghats
1482Who was the first European to translate the Bhagwad Gita into English?Charles Wilkins
1483Who is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?Nek Chand
1484When did UN General Assembly establish UN Industrial Development Organization?1966
1485Which organelles in the cell, other than nucleus contains DNA?Mitochondria
1486In India which is the State with the largest area under very dense forests?Arunachal Pradesh
1487By whom was the Asiatic Society established in Calcutta?Sir William Jones
1488In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originated?The United States
1489The wavelength of X-rays is of the order of howmany angstrom?1 Angstrom
1490A crossed cheque is one, which can be encashed only at which bank?State Bank of India.
1491In which place is the headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway located?Gorakhpur
1492Which reformer from Maharashtra was known as Lokhitavadi?Gopal Hari Deshmukh
1493In which year ‘Human Rights Resolution’ was adopted by the U.N.?1945
1494What is infolding from the inner membrane of mitochondria called?Cristae
1495Which amendment curtailed the power of Judicial review of the Supreme Court and the High Courts?42th
1496Which National Highway connects Chennai and Visakhapatnarn?NH 5
1497Where was the sepoys revolted openly in 1857?Meerut
1498By which Carbon and hydrogen are estimated in organic compounds?Liebig’s method
1499Who wrote the book ‘Reminiscences of the Nehru Age’?O.P. Mathai
1500What do Quantitative credit controls not include?RBI directives
1501Which is the largest irrigation canal of the world?Indira Gandhi Canal
1502By whom was the Civil Disobedience Movement led in the North-West Frontier Province?Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
1503Which is used extensively for genetic engineering in plant?Agrobacterium tumefaciens
1504The Centre-State financial distribution takes place on the recommendation by which ministry?Finance Minister
1505At the time of short-circuit, what will be the current in the circuit?Increases heavily
1506Which country is the biggest producer of mango?India
1507What was the capital of Kakatiya dynasty?Warangal
1508‘The General happiness is the end of the state’; who said this?Bentham
1509When is International Literacy Day, recognized by the UN observed?September 8
1510For which is the northern blot technique used for the detection?RNA
1511Which lake lies in the ‘Dead heart of Australia’?Eyre
1512During the freedom struggle, who established ‘The Deccan Educational Society’?M. G. Ranade
1513Who is the first Law Officer of the Government of India?Attorney General
1514Radioactive distintegration of uranium ultimately results in which formation?Lead
1515Which is the largest (in terms of turnover) Public Sector organisation in India?Indian Oil Corporation
1516What are the plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions called?Vegatherms
1517With whom was the last opportunity to avoid the partition of India lost?Cabinet Mission
1518When is World Humanitarian Action Day is observed?October 8
1519What is the least influential in determining the distribution of terrestrial biomes?Salinity
1520What was the most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution?Government of India Act, 1935
1521Which country ranks first in producing teak?Thailand
1522By whom was the agitation against the partition of Bengal led?Surendranath Banerjee
1523‘Hydraulic brakes’ and ‘Hydraulic lift’ are devices, why are fluids used in them?For transmitting pressure
1524Which person won seven gold medals in swimming for the U.S. in the 1972 Olympic?Mark Spitz
1525Which Agriculture export item is second in case of India?Rice
1526Which lake in India has the highest water salinity?Sambhar
1527Who organised Ashwamedha Yajna?Samudragupta
1528Which sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?Electric power generation
1529Why was the design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constitutent Assembly of India?July, 1947
1530Which isotope of uranium capable of sustaining chain reactions?U-235
1531Which region has internal drainage?Rajasthan
1532Which sources of Islam is associated with the teachings of Prophet Mohammad?Quran
1533Who has become the first Indian to score a triple century in Tests?Virender Sehwag
1534In which sports Rajjyavardhan Rathore won a Silver medal in the Beijing Olympics?Shooting
1535Why does Flower colour?Due to anthocyanins
1536Kurnool-Cuddapah canal is taken off from which river?Tungabhadra
1537Who was the Mughal Emperor to have lifted the Jaziya on Hindus?Akbar
1538Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?Either House of Parliament
1539Which is natural source of gamma-rays?Radon gas
1540Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?Shri V. T. Krishnamachari
1541Kudremukh hills known for iron ore deposits is situated in which place?Chickmaglur
1542Who was defeated at kannauj in the hands of Sher Shah in 1540?Humayun
1543Who was the first Test centurion in Indian Cricket?Lala Amarnath
1544Which is the sweetest sugar?Fructose
1545Who has the power to form a new State within the Union of India?President
1546The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the which place?Equator
1547Who started the Public Works Department in India in 1848?Lord Dalhousie
1548Which is the substance which can act both as an acid and a base?Amphoteric
1549The Indian research station Himadri is located at which place?Antarctica
1550In India, in which banking is the Public Sector is most dominant?Commercial banking
1551Of the total volume of the earth, which layer forms the major part?Core
1552Where was first Madarasa set up by the British in India?Calcutta
1553What is the largest gland in the human body?Liver
1554Which writ is issued by the court in’ case of illegal detention of a person?Habeas Corpus
1555If a pendulum is allowed to oscillate into jar containing water, what will its time period?Increase
1556Why is the Wind in the, Southern hemisphere is deflected towards left?Due to rotation of the earth
1557Which archaeologist initially discovered the Mohenjodaro site of the Indus Valley Civilization?Rakhal Das Banerji
1558What is the first large research reactor of India that uses U-233 as fuel?KAMINI
1559Who discovered South Pole?Amundsen
1560What is the most important function of perspiration?To regulate body temperature
1561Where is the Smog is likely to occur?Near the industrial areas
1562What was the main characteristic of the Indus Valley Civilization?Town planning
1563Which writ is a bulwark of personal freedom?Habeas Corpus
1564Which was the gas which had leaked out of Union Carbide factory in Bhopal?Methyl isocynate
1565Which is the oldest Development Financial Institution of India?IFCI
1566Long treeless grassy palms are characteristics of which grass?Pampas
1567Which craftsmanship was not practised by the Aryans?Blacksmith
156823rd January is celebrated as the birthday of which person?Subhash Chandra Bose
1569In human body which is the largest in size?Liver
1570The Centre-State financial distribution takes place on the recommendation by which ministry?Finance Minister
1571How climate does the Veld grassland of south Africa experience?The Steppe climate
1572What is the number of puranas?18
1573At a grid sub stations the voltage is stepped up to reduce loss of which thing?Power
1574Which are connected by over 1700 km-long BTC oil pipe-line?Caspian sea and Mediterranean sea
1575When was EXIM Bank set-up?1982
1576Which country has the highest agricultural production in Europe?France
1577Who is considered as the first national ruler of India?Chandragupta Maurya
1578From the evolutionary point of View, which is the most primitive animal?Turtle
1579Who is the first Law Officer of the Government of India?Attorney General
1580Which property of the elements is a whole number?Atomic number
1581Which country leads in the production of rubber?Indonesia
1582Which ruler was known as Amitraghata, the ‘destroyer of foes’?Bindusara
1583Which country is reliant on a single export of oil/petroleum?Nigeria
1584Which is the unit raised to protect the naval assets?Sagar Prahari Bal
1585leaves used as wrappers for bides, from which are obtained?Tendu
1586Which are the Continents that form a mirror image of each other?Africa and South America
1587Who anticipated Newton by declaring that all things Gravitate to the earth?Brahmagupta
1588Which act made the Indian Legislature bicameral?Government of India Act, 1919
1589Instrument used to store the electric charge is known by which name?Capacitor
1590During which five year plan were the steel plants at Durgapur, Bhilai and Rourkela established?Second Five Year Plan
1591In which country is ‘Takla Makan’ desert situated?China
1592By whom was the largest grant of villages to temples and brahmanas given?The Guptas
1593Where is Indian Army’s counter-insurgency school situated?Vairengte
1594Which an important product is obtained from styles and stigma?Saffron
1595In whom did the Government of India Act, 1935 veste the residuary power?Governor-General
1596About 50% of the world population is concentrated between the latitudes of which degrees?20°N and 40°N
1597Who was the first and the last woman ruler of Delhi?Razia Sultan
1598What are the atoms of the elements which have same number of neutrons called?Isotones
1599Who is a famous Sarod player?Amjad Ali Khan
1600During which Five Year Plan was the total expenditure on agriculture the highest?Fourth Five Year Plan
1601What is the capital of East Timor?Dili
1602Which General of Ala-ud-din Khilji, was known as the Rustam of the age and the hero of the time?Malik Kafur
1603Which tissue is responsible for the secondary growth?Cambium
1604By whom the salary and perquisites of the Prime Minister of India are decided?Parliament
1605What happens to the level of mercury in the barometer tube when it is taken down a coal mine?It rises
1606Mac Mohan Line demarcates the boundary between which countries?India and China
1607When Babur invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagara empire in South India?Krishna Deva Raya
1608For which word, the letter ‘G’ has been used in ‘2G Spectrum’?Generation
1609Indian Institute of Forest management is located at which place?Dehradun
1610Whose living cell provides tensility and mechanical strength?Collenchyma
1611The northern part of the west coast is known by which name?Konkan coast
1612Who was a contemporary of Chingiz Khan?Iltutmish
1613What about ministry in the event of the resignation or death of the Prime Minister?The Ministry is dissolved
1614What is the most abundant on the earth crust?Al
1615Which provides the largest part of the demand for loanable funds in India?Corporate businesses
1616Which river flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat?Tapti
1617The number of wives of which Mughal ruler ‘fell short even of the Quranic allowance of four’?Aurangzeb
1618Who is the author of the book “Termites in the Trading system”?Jagdish Bhagwati
1619Which part of brain is centre of thirst hunger and sleep?Hypothalmus
1620A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?The President
1621Which river basin is called ‘Ruhr of India’?Damodar
1622During which ruler were Upanishads translated into Persian?Shah Jahan
1623What does Every object at a temperature above absolute zero?Radiates energy
1624Which year is celebrated as International Year of Forests?2001-2010
1625Who are Debenture holders of a company?Its creditors
1626Which is the longest river in India?Ganga
1627Which was the first fort which the British constructed in India?St. George Fort
1628Which blood group is universal doner?O
1629From which fund is the pension of a High Court Judge charged?Consolidated Fund of India
1630Which metal is extracted by electrolytic reaction method?Al
1631Which region in India receives substantial rain during the winter month of January?Punjab
1632In where were Bengal the headquarters of East India Company located?Fort William
1633Journalist’s day was celebrated for the first time all over the country on which date?Oct 1, 1984
1634The United Nations declared 2014 as which International Year?Crystallography
1635What is the number of chromosome in a normal human body cell?46
1636Which city has the longest day in the month of June?Kolkata
1637Who set up the Atmiya Sabha in Kolkata in the first half of the nineteenth century?Ram Mohan Roy
1638How is the National Development Council?Nonpolitical body
1639The value of which quantity remains same in all system of units?Specific gravity
1640In which industry is the maximum number of women employed in India?Tea
1641The ‘Grand Trunk Road’ connects which cities?Kolkata and Amritsar
1642What was the original name of Swami Dayananda Saraswati?Mula Shankar
1643The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming?Bula Chaudhary
1644By whom was Artificial gene synthesis first done in laboratory?Khurana
1645In which schedule is the list of items which may be entrusted to the Panchayats given?Eleventh Schedule
1646Which national Highway route is the longest?Kolkata-Hajira
1647Who had started ‘Mitra Mela’ Association?Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
1648Which is the basis of modern periodic table?Atomic number
1649When are the 20th Commonwealth Games scheduled to beheld in Glassgow?July, 2014
1650The performance of which industry is considered performance of the core industry?Oil and Petroleum
1651Which city is at the highest altitude above mean sea level?Bangalore
1652Which was a revolutionary who later turned into a yogi and a philosopher?Aurobindo Ghosh
1653In which forest the maximum plant diversity is found?Tropical evergreen forests
1654Which Act formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time?Indian Councils Act, 1909
1655A floating body always displaces liquid equal to its which thing?Weight
1656Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge?Divergent movement
1657With how many volunteers did Gandhiji start on his famous Dandi march on March 12, 1930?78
1658Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest?Bachhendri Pal
1659Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of which state?Madhya Pradesh
1660How many species are under threat in mainland France?A thousand
1661Where is Dead sea situated?A Rift Valley
1662Who opposed Mahatma Gandhi’s association with the Khilafat movement?Mohammed Alix Jinnah
1663Which Act gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature?Government of India Act, 1935
1664By which can the location and energy of an electron in an atom be specified?Quantum numbers
1665What was the decentralisation system recommended?Balwant Rai Mehta
1666Which is softwood from coniferous forest?Pine
1667Where has the world’s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed?Bamiyan
1668Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?Mother Teresa
1669Which statement is true with respect to Leukaemia?Number of WBCs increases in blood
1670By whom the rank of the different Ministers in the Union Council of Ministers is determined?Prime Minister
1671Hardwood tree like mahogany and ebony are found in which forests?Equatorial forest
1672Who taught the doctrine of Shunyata (Shunyavad)?Nagarjuna
1673When viewed in white light, why do soap bubbles show colours?Because of interference
1674The famous sportsman Michael Jordan is associated with which game?Basket ball
1675During which prime minister was the strategy of Rolling plan was adopted?Morarji Desai
1676If you want to visit sambhar lake, to which state you will go?Rajasthan
1677Who appointed Ibn Batuta as the Chief Qazi of Delhi?Mohammad-bin- Tughlaq
1678What is the best method for improving the nutrient composition of a diet’?By combining various foods
1679By whom was collective responsibility of the Cabinet introduced in India?Constitution of India
1680Which is also called Stranger Gas?Xenon
1681Which crop are grain with the on set of mansoon & are harvested in September-October?Kharif
1682Which philosophical system was founded by Vallabhacharya?Suddhadvaita
1683Who became the youngest Grand Master of India?Parimarjan Negi
1684Which was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest?Bachendri Pal
1685Which is the scientist who explained about blood circulation for the first time?William Harvey
1686Among sources of power, India has largest reserves of which thing?Coal
1687Which Europeans, were the last to come to pre-independence India as traders?French
1688Ministers in a State get salaries, by whom is it as determined?State Legislature
1689Which is used to remove astigmatism for a human eye?Cylindrical lens
1690Through which methods is the national income of India estimated mainly?Production and income methods
1691Which is the most important coal field of India?Raniganj
1692When did the British Government start ruling India directly?After Sepoy Mutiny
1693Who is the world’s first woman cosmonaut?Valentina Tereshkova
1694Iris has no pigment in which people?Blue-eyed people
1695Who is the longest serving Chief Minister in India?Jyoti Basu
1696‘Parsec’ is the unit of measurement of which distance?Astronomical distance
1697Which Indus citiy was known for water management?Mohenjo-daro
1698Mixture of which pair of gases is the cause of occurrence of most of the explosions in mines?Methane and air
1699Where is Davos, the venue of the annual meeting of World Economic Forum, located?Switzerland
1700During whose viceroyalty was the system of Budget introduced in India?Canning
1701The light coming from stars gives the idea of their which quality?Temperature
1702The vedic deity Indra was the god of which thing?Rain and thunder
1703The anti-malarial drug Quinine is made from a plant. Which is that plant?Cinchona
1704Who is entitled to initiate a Bill for Constitutional Amendments?Either House of Parliament
1705What is a strong argument for the particle nature of cathode rays?They are cast shadow
1706A radio broadcast from Delhi on Monday at 7.30 p.m. it is heard at New York on which day?The same day at 7.30 a.m.
1707Which was the last Buddhist text produced in India?Vamsathapakasini
1708The basis of European Union began with the signing of which treaty?Maastricht Treaty
1709Rainwater collected after 30 to 40 minutes of raining is not suitable for drinking why?Because it is acidic
1710What is the poison of honey bee?Acidic
1711When it is 12 noon at-Greenwich, what is the time at New York (74°W)?7.04 a.m.
1712Buddha died in which Mahajanpada?Mall
1713In which was Indian Constitution amended for the first time?1951
1714Which inorganic precipitate acts as semipermeable membrane?Copper ferrocyonide
1715Which Committee’s recommendations are being followed for estimating Poverty Line in India?Lakdawala Committee
1716Northern part of Australia is typified by which climate?Monsoon climate
1717During the Sangam Age, Uraiyur was the capital of which rular?Cholas
1718Which industry produces the most non-biodegradable wastes?Thermal power plants
1719In which biological process sugar is oxidised to release energy?Respiration
1720By whom was the Constitution of India adopted?Constituent Assembly
1721Rain shadow effect is associated with which rainfall?Orographic rainfall
1722Which was the most important kingdom after the Maury in the-Deccan and Central India?Satavahanas
1723What is the number of electrons in an atom of atomic number Z and mass number A?Z
1724With which of the following fields is M. F. Hussain associated?Painting
1725Which is the ‘Slack Season’ in the Indian Economy?Jan.-June
1726In which country is Marino sheep rearing the predominant pastoral activity?Australia
1727Which was the lowest unit of Chola administration?Valanadu
1728Minute pore found on the soft aerial part of plant especially the leaves are called?Stomata
1729When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met?9th December, 1946
1730To prepare a standard solution of a substance, what is generally used?Measuring flask
1731Which is the leading producer of rice?China
1732By whom was the large Shiva Temple at Thanjavur built?Rajaraja Chola I
1733Late Ustad Nisar Hussain Khan earned distinction in which fields?Vocal music
1734Where is the headquarters of African Development Bank?Abidjan
1735Which is used as a gift in Japan?Euplectella
1736Which type of lake is formed by volcanic activities?Caldera lake
1737In the Delhi Sultanate, which administrative unit called ‘paragana’ was headed by an official?Amil
1738Who was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?Dr. B. N. Rao
1739How does Transfer of heat energy from the sun to the moon take place?By radiation only
1740Stock Exchanges play a role in an economy how may itbe termed?Useful but need strict regulation
1741What are Shield volcanoes?Repeated lava flows
1742Mughal dynasty was to Bahadur Shah Zafar-as what was Lodi dynasty to?Ibrahim Lodi
1743Which is the official language of Bank of Central African States?French
1744Pheretima posthuma is scientific name of which animal?Earth worm
1745The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in which sabha?Rajya Sabha alone
1746Which is the largest lake in Africa?Lake Victoria
1747‘Let no man ask a man’s sect or caste’. Whose dictum was this?Ramananda
1748Which is an active component of oil of clove?Eugenol
1749Who authored the ‘Gitanjali’, an anthology of poems?Rabindranath Tagore
1750In which year were Private Sector Mutual Funds in India permitted?1993
1751Which is the deepest lake?Lake Baikal
1752Whose philosophy is called the Advaita?Shankaracharya
1753The statements “Protoplasm is the physical basis of life” is given by which person?Purkinje
1754By whom are the portfolios allocated to the ministers?The Prime Minister
1755When does Super conductivity result?When matter is cooled to very low temperature
1756In which region is the main area of production of icebergs found?The West Coast of Greenland
1757Which Mughal emperor’s tomb is outside India?Jahangir
1758Who wrote the line: ‘A thing of beauty is a joy for ever’?John Keats
1759Which day is celebrated as United Nations day every year?24th October
1760Which structure is present in mitochondria?Oxysomes
1761Where is ‘Ninety East Ridge’ situated?Indian Ocean
1762Mughal architecture reveals a blending of which styless?Indian and Persian styles
1763What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?62 years
1764In methane molecule how are the four hydrogen atoms arranged?As tetrahedral
1765Which industry earns the second highest net foreign exchange from the trade?Engineering goods industry
1766In which vally is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located?Sutlej valley
1767When the East India Company came into existence, By whom was England was ruled?Tudors
1768When is World Mental Health Day, recognized by the UN is observed?October 10
1769By which is the Atmosphere of big metropolition cities is polluted most?Automobile exhausts
1770By whom the oath to a High Court Judge is administered?Governor
1771Which State in India has the broadest continental shelf?Tamil Nadu
1772Who was the Mughal emperor at the time of Ahmed Shah Abdali’s invasion of India?Shah Alam II
1773When the temperature increases, what does the angle of contact of a liquid?Decreases
1774Who was the first Indian woman who owns the gold medal in Asian Games?Kamaljit Sandhu
1775From which export does India earns maximum foreign exchange?Gems and jewellery
1776Which Place experiences minimum and maximum temperature?28.3°C and 15°C
respectively is Leh
1777Who is associated with the Local Self- Government Act?Ripon
1778Edward Jenner is related with which disease?Small pox
1779What is the source of maximum income to Panchayati Raj?Government grants
1780Which variety of glass is heat resistant?Pyrex glass
1781How is the climate of India is?Subtropical monsoon
1782Under which act was the Supreme Court in British India established?Regulating Act of 1773
1783Which Cricketer has scored the highest total runs in test cricket?Sachin Tendulkar
1784Who won a Nobel Prize for literature when he was the head of the government?Sir Winston Churchill
1785Which vitamin is essential for poor bone and teeth formation?Vitamin D
1786Rana Pratap Sagar Plant (Rajasthan) is associated with which thing?Hydroelectricity
1787Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred on which date?April 13, 1919
1788Which is at the apex of the-three tier system of Panchayati Raj?Zila Parishad
1789Why does the velocity of rain drop attain constant value?Viscous force exerted by air
1790The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which scheme?Jeevan Sathi Yojana
1791Which is the oldest atomic power station?Tarapur
1792During the Indian Freedom Struggle, who raised an army called Free Indian Legion?Subhas Chandra Bose
1793Dr. Hargobing khurana received the nobel prize for which subject?Medicine
1794Healing of wounds is hastened by which vitamin?C
1795The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on which pattern?Constitution of South Africa
1796Which is a warm ocean current?East Australian current
1797Which was the Princely State which acceeded to the Indian Union after a plebiscite?Junagadh
1798Bagasse, a by-product of sugar manufacturing industry, is used for the production of which thing?Paper
1799The ‘Rediscovery of India’ is written by which author?Meghnad Desai
1800As per latest data in urban areas women employment is highest in which industry areas?Retail Trade
1801Kuroshio is a warm ocean current which runs from which country?Philippines to Japan
1802Which was in power in the U. K. when India got independence?Labour Party
1803Where are red blood corpuscles formed?In bone marrow
1804Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held?New Delhi
1805If there were no atmosphere, what will be the length of the day on the earth?Decrease
1806In which region does rainfall occur throughout the year?Equatorial region
1807The first major inscription in classical Sanskrit is that of which king?Rudradaman
1808Who is the ‘author of the book ‘A Brief History of Time’?Stephen Hawking
1809Who produced the first film in India ‘Raja Harishchandra’ in 1913?Dada Saheb Phalke
1810How much blood does an average adult have in the body?5-6 litres
1811In mid-latitudes, convective precipitation is associated with which front?Cold fronts
1812Which is considered an encyclopedia of Indian Medicine?Charaka Samhita
1813If a Minister of a State wants to resign, to whom he should address the letter of resignation?Chief Minister
1814What are Rubies and Sapphires chemically known as?Aluminium oxide
1815From which sector does the highest sector wise contribution to gross domestic saving comes?Household sector
1816In certain parts of Khasi and Jaintia hills, annual rainfall is about howmany c.m.?1000 cm
1817Which part was called Babul Makka (Gate of Makka) during the Mughal Period?Surat
1818Which of these is a ‘Morning Raga’?Darbari
1819From the evolutionary point of view, which is closer to man?Dolphin
1820By which is in In practice the policy of the Government shaped?The Cabinet
1821Which place receives fainfall less than 20 cms?Jammu and Kashmir
1822Who among the following has issued the coin rupee for the first time?Shershah Suri
1823The focal length of a convex lens is 50 cm. what is its power?+2 D
1824Among the Indian languages, which one is spoken maximum in the world after Hindi?Bengali
1825Which formulates fiscal policy?Finance Ministry
1826The Karakoram Highway connects which pair of countries?China-Pakistan
1827Who was the Governor General tomerge Sindh in British India?Lord Ellenborough
1828Which part of the pitcher plant becomes modified’ into a pitcher?Leaf
1829Who is a legal advisor of the State Government as provided by the Constitution?Advocate General
1830Which pair of metals constitutes the lightest metal and the heaviest metal, respectively?Lithium and osmium
1831On which river is located Indo- Pak Bagalihar Project?Chenab
1832In what commodity the English first conducted trade from India?Indigo
1833Which country is the leading producer of uranium?Canada
1834The Pacific Islands from New Guinea south east-wards to the Fiji Islands’ what is this group called?The Mellanesia
1835Which part of the pitcher plant becomes modified into a pitcher?Leaf
1836To a space traveller on moon, how does the lunar sky during day time appear?Black
1837In which veda is the famous Vedic saying “War begins in the minds of men” stated?Atharvaveda
1838Who appoints the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?President
1839Energy transferred to a person through gamma rays is measured in by which unit?Roentgens
1840In which plan was the growth rate of agricultural production negative?Third Plan
1841What is distance between the Earth and the Sun (in million kms.)?149
1842Upanishads, also known as the Vedantas, are How many are these upanishads?108
1843Among South Asian countries, which one has the highest level of urbanization?Bangladesh
1844Which is an insectivorous plant?Pitcher plant
1845Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in which article?Part II, Articles 5-11
1846At which of the following places watches will show 5.30 A.M. when it is
12.00 midnight G.M.T.?
New Delhi
1847Tradition has it that By whom was Ajatasatru instigated to murder his father?Devadatta
1848Which element has the lowest electron affinity?Argon
1849Sushil Kumar is known for his outstanding performance in which field?Wrestling
1850In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society?Fifth
1851The time of Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich time. Cairo is situated at which degree?30° East
1852Shishunaga dynasty is credited to have destroyed which mahajanpada?Avanti
1853What is treatment of body defects through massage and exercise?Physiotherapy
1854Under which Article of the Constitution are the Cultural and Educational Rights granted?Article 29 and 30
1855Which field is used to produce deflection in a television picture tube?A magnetic fields
1856Shallow-rooted trees are associated with which climate?Equatorial climate
1857What do the Ajanta paintings depict?Scenes from the Jatakas
1858Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi has distinguished herself in which field?Vocal Music
1859How many member states are in ‘Common Market’ for Eastern and Southern Africa?20
1860What is making interesting discoveries unexpectedly or by accident?Serendipity
1861Which area is dominant in hunting and gathering?Tropical forest
1862Which Gupta ruler defeated the Huna ruler, Mihirakula?Yasodharman
1863For whose removal Parliament’s resolution is not needed?Judge of Supreme Court
1864By whom was the calculation of electronegativities first done?Pauling
1865By which bill does the government make arrangement for the collection of revenues for a year?Finance Bill
1866Which country is the world’s largest producer of coal?China
1867What was the first major inscription in classical?Sanskrit of Rudradaman
1868Indian Development Forum (IDF) was earlier known as which name?Aid India Consortium
1869What does Glomerulus and Bowman’s capsule constitute?Malpighian tubule
1870To which Bill the President must accord his sanction without sending it back for fresh consideration?Finance Bills
1871Which country ranks top in the mining of gold?South Africa
1872In the context of the reign of Guptas and their successors, what is Vishti’?Forced labour
1873What does the emission of ß-particle?Increases the atomic number by one
1874When was the first ‘International Non-Smoking Day’ observed all over the world?32240
1875Which is the ‘basis for determining the national income?Production of goods and services
1876In which the formation of magma along the bedding plane results?Sill
1877Which was the first dynasty of the Vijayanagar kingdom?Sangama
1878Which cells have least regeneration capacity?Cell of brain
1879The ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to approval by which office?State Legislature
1880A fruity smell is obtained by the reaction of ethanol with which compound?CH 3 COOH
1881How are the igneous rocks are formed?Granitisation
1882The Kingdom of Vijayanagar came into existence during which reign?Muhammad-bin- Tughlaq
1883Which day is celebrated as United Nations Day every year?24th October
1884Against which team did Virender Sehwag make his one day international debt?Pakistan
1885Which gas do not considered as polluting agent of air?CO 2
1886Which connects the ocean floor level with the continental level?Continental slope
1887In the Mughal administration, by whom was military recruitment being looked after?Bakshi
1888How can the States in India borrow from the market?Only with the consent of the Centre
1889What does the rise of mercury in a barometer indicate?Fair weather
1890What is One of the main factors that led to rapid expansion of Indian exports?Liberalisation of the economy
1891Which is the longest inland waterways in the world?Mississippi river system
1892Which was the king generally considered to be the greatest ruler of Kashmir in the 15th century?Zain-ul-Abidin
1893The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place?Hamilton (Canade)
1894Which Scientist first explained about circulatory system?William Harvey
1895How many States are required to ratify certain Amendments to the Constitution?Not less than half the number
1896Which state has smallest land area?Goa
1897Which Mughal emperor prohibited the use of tobacco?Jehangir
1898Which compound caused tragedy of Bhopal in 1984?Methyl isocynate
1899With Which game is the Double Fault associated?Football
1900How is the difference between visible exports and visible imports defined?Balance of trade
1901Which are the two volcanic islands in the Indian territory?Narcondam and Barren
1902Who translated Ramayana into Persian?Badaurii
1903Which groups of items contains only biodegradable items?Wood, Grass, Leather
1904Which post does the Constitution of India not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister
1905If the Kinetic Energy of a body is increased by 300%, how much will its momentum increase?1
1906In which State is the Guru Shikhar Peak located?Rajasthan
1907Raja Rammohan Roy and David Hare were associated with the foundation of which college?Hindu College
1908Machael Ferrrera is associated with which game?Snooker
1909The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930. Which country hosted the games?Canada
1910The concept of ‘carbon credit’ originated from which protocol?Kyoto Protocol
1911Which hill range that separates the state of Manipur from the state of Nagaland?Barailhills
1912Who was the founder of the Radha Swami Satsang?Siva Dayal Saheb
1913The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment?First
1914In which processes light energy is converted into chemical energy?Photosynthesis
1915Which case does stagflation imply?Recession plus inflation
1916Where are the wet hill forest found in?Nilgiris
1917Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed during which Viceroyality?Curzon
1918Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive?Lok Sabha
1919What does a permanent magnet repel?Diamagnetic substances only
1920If the price of an inferior good falls, what about its demand?Remains constant
1921At which place will you find maximum sunlight in india December?Kanyakumari
1922What are the birth and death years of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar?1891, 1956
1923Which cup/trophy is associated with football?Santosh Trophy
1924What is the main cause of extinction of species from tropics?Deforestation
1925In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections?1967
1926Which is the largest tiger reserve in India?Corbett
1927Which revolutionary leaders’ organised an attack on the armoury of Chittagong?Surya Sen
1928What is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust?Silicon
1929Who received the Nobel Prize twice in different subjects?Madam Curie
1930Which formulates fiscal policy?Finance Ministry
1931Which is the first National Park established in India?Corbett National Park
1932By whom was General Dyer who was responsible for Jallianwala Bagh massacre was shot dead?Udham Singh
1933What is a physical basis of life?Protoplasm
1934Who is responsible for the registration of voters?Election Commission
1935A fan produces a feeling of comfort during hot weather. Why?Our perspiration evaporates rapidly
1936Which state has the highest amount of Nickel Ore resources?Orissa
1937Megasthenes was an envoy of which king?Seleucus
1938What is the name of India’s highest award which is given to a civilian?Bharat Ratna
1939In which year did India first take part in the Olympic Games?1920
1940In which cell organelle do photo and thermochemical reactions occur in different sites?Chloroplasts
1941In which district, have large reserves of diamond-bearing kimberlite been discovered in the recent past?Raipur
1942Who in ancient India assumed the title amitraghata?Bindusar
1943Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?Jawaharlal Nehru
1944Which compound is used as an antichlor?Na 2 S 2 O 3
1945In which activity percentage share of cooperative sector is the highest?Sugar production
1946Which is the strait connecting Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal?Palk Strait
1947Which Mauryan ruler did conquer the Deccan?Bindusara
1948Famous GOLF player Vijay Singh is from which country?Fiji
1949Which is an insectivorous plant?Nepenthes
1950Who was the Chairman’ of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?Jawaharlal Nehru
1951Which Strait which separates Asia from North America?The Bering strait
1952In the kingdom of Satavahanas of ancient India, what was a district called?Ahara
1953Why is the gas thermometers is more sensitive than the liquid thermometer?Expand more than liquids
1954The term ‘double fault’ is associated with which game?Tennis
1955In India, which is regulated by the forward Markets Commission?Commodities Futures Trading
1956The daily and annual range of temperature is maximum in which area?Savanna grassland
1957Which was the South Indian state famous for its naval power?Cholas
1958Which is the Indian scientist whose name is associated with the measurement of growth in plants?J.C. Bose
1959How many members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President of India?12
1960Which chemical used as a ‘fixer’ in photography?Sodium thiosulphate
1961Which endangered Ridley turtles have the world’s largest aggregation?Gahirmatha
1962The Bahmanis of the Deccan rose to prominence in which century?14th century
1963Who is called the Flying Sikh of India?Milkha Singh
1964Who is known as the ‘saint of the gutters’?Mother Teresa
1965Which crop enrich the soil with nitrogen?Pea
1966Which rock system has the maximum concentration of minerals?Dharwar system
1967Which Governor General is associated with Doctrine of Lapse?Lord Dalhousie
1968How much the time gap between two sessions of the Parliament should not exceed?6 months
1969Which is the correct device for the detection of thermal radiation?Thermopile
1970A crossed cheque is one, which can be encashed only at which bank?State Bank of India
1971Which state is the larger producer of lignitle coal?Tamil Nadu
1972Which Sikh Guru helped the rebel prince Khusro with money and blessings?Guru Arjun Dev
1973Who is the first person to set foot on Moon?Neil Armstrong
1974Wood used in making cricking cricket bats, from which is got?Salix alba / S Purpurea
1975By whom are the Chairman and members of State Public Service Commission appointed?President
1976What is the time required by moonlight to reach the earth?1.3 sec
1977Which presents the most significant feature of Indus Valley Civilization?Burnt brick buildings
1978Which metal has the highest density?Platinum
1979What is an organisation’s introductory web page?Vortal
1980What do Quantitative credit controls not include?RBI directives
1981From where do the strongest evidence that comets are members of our solar system come?Their composition
1982Of which thing were the Indus Valley houses built?Bricks
1983The pressure at the bottom of a liquid tank does not depend on which area?Area of the liquid surface
1984‘Chinaman’ refers to which game?Cricket
1985In human body, into which does the pancreas secretes its enzymes?Duodenum
1986What does increase in carbon dioxide in atmosphere cause?Rise in earth temperature
1987What is Apabhramsa?A work of the Jains
1988Which language is not recognised in the 8th Schedule though it is an official language of a State?English
1989With the rise of temperature, what will be the surface tension of a liquid?Decreases
1990Who was the first woman minister of a state?Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
1991In the Southern hemisphere the Westerlies blow from which side?North west
1992In which reign was the first Buddhist Council held?Ajatashatru
1993Among the remedies of inflation, what can we include?Lowering bank rate
1994Which compound is used in anti-malarial drug?Chloroquin
1995A Judge of the Supreme Court of India is to hold office until he attains the age of howmany years?65 years
1996Which country celebrates Christmas festival in summer season?Australia
1997Which ruler of India who ruled over territories in Central Asia beyond the Pamirs?Kanishka
1998What does Soda water contain?Carbon dioxide
1999Who was the architect of North and South Blocks of Central Secretariat in Delhi?Sir Edward Lutyens
2000Next to Hindi, which is the language spoken by the largest number of people in the Indian sub-continent?Bengali
2001In which season is the frequency of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal maximum?After summer
2002By whom was Saka era founded?Kanishka
2003The salivary gland secrete saliva that contains which enzyme?Ptyalin
2004What does the power of judicial review ensure?The constitutionality of laws
2005Total internal reflection can take place when light travels from which thing?Diamond to glass
2006Which country has the largest known reserves of oil?Kuwait
2007The temples built during the medieval period by which dynasty are known as ‘Seven Pagodas’?Pallavas
2008If saving exceeds investment, how will the national income?Remain constant
2009Which was the first India satellite to go into orbit?Aryabhatta
2010Which sugar is present in considerable amount in the blood?Glucose
2011Who gave the idea that originally there was only one continent called Pangea?Wegener
2012Which Sultan added the Alai Darwaza to the Qutab Minar?Alauddin Khalji
2013With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status?73rd
2014Which major component is used in preparation of different types of glasses?Silica
2015Which region is culturally closer to India but ethnically closer to China?South-East Asia
2016Which processe of weathering belongs to both mechanical and chemical weathering?Crystallization
2017‘Arhai-Din-Ka Jhonpra’ built by Qutbuddin Aibak, where is this located?Ajmer
2018By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made?Dadabhai Naoroji
2019In human beings, normally in which part, does the sperm fertilize the ovum?Fallopian tube
2020By which committee were Mandai Panchayats recommended?Ashok Mehta Committee
2021Which countries have achieved a negative growth rate of population?Australia, Canada and Sweden
2022Akbar founded his own religion known as ‘Din-i-Ilahi’ what was its mean?Divine faith
2023The refractive index of a given piece of transparent quartz is greatest for which light?Violet light
2024Where were the war criminals of the II World War put to trial?Peitersburg
2025Ali Akbar plays which musical instrument?Sarod
2026In which cotu does World’s highest urban density of population occurs?Tokyo
2027In which year did Akbar defeat Rana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati?1576
2028Which part of human brain is the regulating centre for swallowing and vomiting?Medulla oblongata
2029Which act aimed at providing a federal structure for India?Government of India Act, 1935
2030What is the main constituent of vinegar?Acetic acid
2031What separates Daman and Diu?Gulf of Khambat
2032Which territory was outside the boundaries of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar?Bijapur
2033Which bank prints currency notes of the denomination of Rs. 100?The Bank Note Press, Dewas
2034The year 1995 is the golden Jubilee year of which international organisations?UNO
2035Which component of plants receives stimulus for flowering?Leaves
2036Where is Port Blair situated?South Andaman
2037When Akbar surrounded Chittor fort, who saved it for four months?Jaimal
2038Which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India?Four lions
2039Long distance short-wave radio broad casting uses which waves?Ionospheric wave
2040Who amongst the following is the anther of the Book “The Folded Earth”?Anuradha Roy
2041Which group of rivers fall in the Bay of Bengal?Ganga, Brahmaputra, Hooghly
2042Who is known as the ‘Grand Old Man of India’?Dadabhai Naoroji
2043What is the highest denomination of currency notes in circulation as legal tender in India at present?Rs. 1000
2044Pollination takes place with the help of bird, what is called?Ornithophily
2045The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the direct supervision of which ministry?Ministry of Human Affairs
2046Narmada river originates from Amarkantak in which state?Madhya Pradesh
2047Which upheaval took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857?Indigo Disturbances
2048Which thing acts as an antidote to HgCl2 poisoning?White of egg
2049Who has directed the film ‘Little Buddha’?Bernardo Bertolucci
2050The United Nations declared 2014 as the International Year of which thing?Crystallography
2051Which is the largest mustard oil growing state?U.P.
2052Which revolts was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his noval Anand Math?Sanyasi rebellion
2053Which animal lays eggs and does not produce young ones directly?Echidna
2054What is the maximum number of representatives of the States in Lok Sabha?530
2055Which satellite is used in ship-to-shore and shore-to-shore and shore-to-ship communication?Marisat
2056Which state has the largest net irrigated area?Tamil Nadu
2057By whom was the Indian Independence League set up?Ras Behari Bose
2058Among Indian Economists who had done pioneering work on National Income?V. K. R. V. Rao
2059When is International Youth Day, recognized by the UN observed?August 12
2060How many pair of heart is found in an earthworm?Four
2061Which is not a landform, which results due to rejuvenation of a river?Oxbow lake
2062Quit India Movement started after the failure of which proposal?Cripps’ proposal
2063The members of the State Legislative Assembly are elected for what period?5 years
2064Which compound is used for writing on glass?Hydrogen fluoride
2065The name Kunjarani Devi is associated with which gaem?Weight lifting
2066Which type of spurs is typically associated with valleyglaciers?Truncated
2067By whom was word Adivasi was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people?Thakkar Bappa
2068Who was the chairman of National Income Committee?P. C. Mahalanobis
2069What is systolic and diastolic pressure in a healthy man?120 mm and 80 mm
2070Which One feature is distinguishing the Rajya Sabha from the vidhan Parishad?Indirect election
2071Which hot dust-laden wind is blowing from Sahara desert to Mediterranean region?Sirocco
2072The greatest development in the Kushana period was in which field?Art
2073Recoil of a gun is an example of which thing?Conservation of linear momentum
2074Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run?Kamaljit Sandhu
2075Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi?Magsaysay
2076Temperate Cyclone are characterized by which side?Fronts
2077Which dynasty succeeded Sungas?Kanvas
2078Which destroy the toxic substance found in digested food?Liver
2079When was the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India added?By the first Amendment
2080Which compound is commonly used as antifreeze in automobile radiators?Glycerol
2081The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer long?2500
2082The rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram were built under the patronage of which king?Pallava kings
2083What is the main source of fund for the National Highway Authority of India?Cess
2084Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna?Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
2085Which group has the highest number of endangered species?Reptiles
2086Which range of Himalayas is know for hill stantions?Himachal
2087Which religion was patronised by Rashtrakutas?Jainism
2088By which Amendment, the power to amend the Constitution was specifically conferred upon the Parliament?24th
2089By whom was Neutron discovered?Chadwick
2090Which is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events?P. T. Usha
2091Which city will never get the vertical rays of the Sun?Srinagar
2092Tipu Sultan took support of which power to fight the English?French
2093From which country does More than one-third of the crude steel production of the world comes?China
2094Silent valley having rare plant and animal is located in which state?Kerala
2095Which part of the Constitution deals with the Directive Principles of State Policy?Part IV
2096In terms of area, India is which largest country of the world?Seventh
2097Who was the founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh?Saadat Khan Burhan- ul-Mulk
2098When water vapours are passed over aluminium carbide, what do we get?Methane
2099India won the last Hockey Olympic Gold in which year?1980, Moscow
2100Who was the first Defence Minister of India?N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
2101Asteroids have their orbits between which planets?Mars and Jupiter
2102With which had the Indus Valley people trade relations?Mesopotamia
2103Which of the following has been found useful in keeping cholesterol level down?Garlic
2104Which Directive Principle is based on Gandhian ideology?Promotion of cottage industries
2105The tendency of liquid drop to contract and why does it occupy minimum area?Due to Surface tension
2106After howmany years does Halley’s comet appear once in a period?76 years
2107At which Harappan site have traces of a horse been found?Surkotda
2108When was the Reserve Bank of India taken over by the Government?1948
2109Who was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court?Leila Seth
2110What is the ready source of energy available for athletes?Carbohydrates
2111Which is the time required for the Earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to fixed star?Sideral year
2112By whom was the Fourth Buddhist-Council held?Kanishka
2113After a no confidence motion is admitted to the Lok Sabha, who decides a date for the debate?Lok Sabha Speaker
2114Which metal was first discovered by man?Copper
2115Who said ‘At the stroke of midnight, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom’?Jawaharlal Nehru
2116When it is 12:00 noon in India, what would be the time in San Francisco (USA)?8 : 30 p.m. of previous day
2117Which rulers held a religious assembly at Prayag every five years?Harshavardhana
2118Of which purpose was Nationalisation of banks done?Consolidating the economy
2119Urine of a diabetes patient contains more than average quantity of which thing?Sugar
2120How many times was the term of the Lok Sabha extended upto 6 years?Once
2121Which activity occupies the largest area of the world?Pastoral herding
2122Which was the first scholar, who read Ashokan edicts?James Princep
2123Who was the only Indian woman who became President of WHO?Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
2124When water is heated from 0 degree C to 20 degree C, how does its volume change?It shall increase
2125Which is a form of heart disease in which blood supply to the heart is inadequate?Angina
2126Which natural region is best known for the production of grapes?Mediterranean
2127Which is an example of Mauryan art?Bull capital, Rampurva
2128To whom does UPSC submit its annual report on its work?The Union Home Minister
2129What are soaps?Sodium or potassium salts of heavier fatty acids
2130In India, in which was the service tax first introduced?1994
2131Which country is well known for diamond cutting industry?Belgium
2132At the instance of which rular was the Kallashanath Temple at Ellora excavated?Krishna I
2133
2134Which is the first geostationary telecommunication satellite of India?APPLE
2135Which animal breathes through the skin?Frog
2136Under whose signature are the members of All-India Services appointed?President
2137Which country are World’s leading producer of fertilizers?U.S.A.-Russia
2138Where is the temple of Angkorvat?In Cambodia
2139If the angle between two plane mirrors is 60°; then how many number of image will be formed?5
2140Late Raja Ravi Verma, was an eminent figure in which field?Painting
2141Under which do all taxes come?Revenue receipts
2142Which is the largest temperate desert of the world?Patagonian desert
2143In whose rule was Islam, as the state religion, abolished?Akbar
2144Dog bite can cause rabies. Which other animal can also cause rabies?Bat
2145In which does the subject of Co-operative Societies fall?Concurrent List
2146Which material is suitable for water purification?Zeolites
2147Folding is the result of which force?Orogenetic force
2148With whom did Alberuni come to India?Mahmud of Ghazni
2149Bulo C. Rani was associated with which field?Motion picture
2150How many members are there in the International Finance Corporation?184
2151In plant energy is produced during which process?Respiration
2152Maoris are the inhabitants of which counrty?New Zealand
2153Who was teh most famous court-poet (in Hindi literature) of Akbar?Abdur Rahim-Khan-i- Khanan
2154With what subject do the Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India deal?Citizenship
2155In which part of the eye lies the pigment, that decides the colour of the eyes of a person?Choroid
2156Who is called the ‘Father of Economics’?Adam Smith
2157The indigenous people living in Fiji and Papua New Guinea belong to which group?Melanesian group
2158By whom was Agra Fort built?Akbar
2159Pakistan which rejoined the Commonwealth, had pulled itself out it in which year?1972
2160Which movement in plant induced by external stimuli?Paratonic movement
2161How long the term of the Lok Sabha can be extended?By 1 year at a time
2162Which city is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?Kolkata
2163The treaty of Purandhar was signed in 1665 with Shivaji by which soldier statesman?Raja Jai Singh
2164Which chemical is used in foam fire extinguishers?Aluminium sulphate
2165Where is the headquarters of World Health Organization?Geneva, Switzerland
2166By whom was concept of Five Year Plans in India introduced?Jawaharlal Nehru
2167West Bengal shares boundaries with how many foreign countries?Three
2168Who was the successor of Shivaji?Sambhaji
2169Appetite and satiety centres of brain, where are present in?Hypothalmus
2170How are representatives of Union Territories in Lok Sabha chosen?Direct elections
2171With which can Radio wave of constant amplitude be generated?Oscillator
2172Which Indian state is known as ‘Land of Five Rivers’?Punjab
2173Who was the leader of the Young Bengal Movement?Henry Vivian Derozio
2174Who is the author of the book colours of the rainbow?Ranjita Biswas
2175Who composed the National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’?Rabindranath Tagore
2176Which gland disapear during old age?Thymus
2177Which rivers joins Ganga at Allahabad?Yamuna
2178Who was the leader of Poona Sarvajanik Sabha founded in 1870?Justice Ranade
2179Finance Commission consists of howmany members?A Chairman and three other members
2180Which element is with the highest electrical conductivity?Silver
2181If the cash-reserve ratio is lowered by the Central bank, what will be its effect on credit creation?Increase
2182Which is not a plantation crop?Sugarcane
2183By whom was first women’s university in India was founded?Dhondo Keshave Karve
2184What was Sachin Tendulkar’s average when he made his first thousand runs in ODls?35.83
2185By whom was the most important theory of general biology proposed?Darwin and Wallace
2186After howmany years is Finance Commission constituted by the President?Every five years
2187Which is the major silk producing state in India?Karnataka
2188Who led Vaikom Satyagraha in 1924?K. P. Kesava Menon
2189In a p-type semiconductor, Which are the majority charge carriers?Holes
2190Sergei Bubkha,an athlete of international repute, belongs to which country?Ukraine
2191Which Public Sector bank’ emblem figures a dog and the words ‘faithful, friendly’ in it?Syndicate Bank
2192Pediplains and inselbergs are features of the old stage of which cycle of erosion?Arid
2193On the death of Gandhiji, who said that “The light has gone out of our lives…..”?Jawaharlal Nehru
2194Which harmful element tobacoo exists in tobacoo?Nicotine
2195Who is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution?Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
2196During electrolysis, which the species are discharged at cathode?Cations
2197Which force is responsible for syncline formation?Crustal compression
2198Where was Swarajya declared as the goal of the Congress at its session held in 1906?Calcutta
2199Who was the 1st President of BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India)?R.E. Grant Govan
2200Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 2011?India
2201The massive hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctica was first discovered in which year?1985
2202How is general weather associated with anticyclone?Fine and dry
2203During which Gupta king’s reign did the chinese traveller Fahien visit India?Chandragupta II
2204When did Mr. Attlee, Prime Minister of England, announce tile transfer of power to the Indians?June, 1948
2205Who is the recepient of Nobel Prize for the development of Wireless Telegraphy?Marconi
2206What does Net factor income from abroad added to GDP give?GNP
2207What are tropical cyclones of the Bay of Bengal usually called?Typhoons
2208Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the’ Napolean of India’?Samudragupta
2209Who was the first woman to win the Jnanpith Award?Ashapurna Devi
2210What is the single greatest current threat to biodiversity?habitat destruction
2211The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the direct supervision of which ministry?Ministry of Human Affairs
2212In India, what is the main limiting factor for cultivation?Indequacy of water supply
2213Who is believed to have created the raga Miyan Ki Malhar?Tansen
2214Fisher-Tropsch process is used in the manufacture of which liquid?Synthetic petrol
2215Dr. Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize for which work?Gitanjali
2216PIIGS is the group of nations falling under which zone?Euro zone
2217Which state is the largest producer of black pepper in India?Kerala
2218Which was a renowned Jain scholar who greatly honoured by Akbar?Harivijaya
2219Which gland is situated beneath the brain and whose oversecretion produces giants-size children?Pituitary
2220What is the maximum number of representatives of the States in Lok Sabha?530
2221Who laid the foundation of nuclear science in the country?Homi J. Bhabha
2222NASA’s Deep Impact space mission was employed to take detailed pictures of which comet nucleus?Tempel 1
2223Of which site of Harappan is associated with rice cultivation?Lothal
2224Who is the youngest player to score a century in test cricket?Mobd, Ashraful
2225Which was the lady to win the Wimbledon singles title successfully nine times?Martina Navratilova
2226There are approximately howmany muscles in human body?700
2227How does the earth rotate around its axis?From west to east
2228Who ‘was killed by Shivaji?Afzal Khan
2229By whom is Agricultural Income Tax assigned to the State Governments?By the Constitution of India
2230Which substance is used as antiknock compound?TEL
2231Terms of economics, which recession occurring two times with a small gap in between?Deep Recession
2232What is the plane of contact of the troposphere and stratosphere?Tropopause
2233Who usurped the throne of Magadlia in 322 B. C.?Chandragupta Maurya
2234Which personality is credited with starting ‘Vana Mahotsava’ in 1950?K. M. Munshi
2235The deficiency of which leads to dental caries?Fluorine
2236Trade Union comes under which List?Concurrent list
2237Which instrument used for measuring relative humidity in air?Hygrograph
2238Who is said to have conquered the land between Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal?Bindusara
2239What is the SI unit of Young’s modulus of elasticity?Newton/m2
2240‘I have nothing to offer except blood, sweat and tears’ was said by which person?Churchill
2241What is the mean of Cheap Money?Low Rate of Interest
2242Which is Zebras inhabit?Savanna lands
2243Which ruler of southern India were the contemporaries of kings of the Gupta empire?Vakatakas
2244In which antibody formation takes place?Blood Plasma
2245A Municipal Corporation is set up in a city with howmuch population of not less than?10 lakh
2246Non-stick cooking utensils are coated with which metal?Teflon
2247Where are tropical deciduous or monsoonal forests occur?Burma, India, Thailand, Brazil
2248Which was the great Hindu king who combined in himself the qualities of Samudragupta and Ashoka?Harshavardhana
2249Who used the phrase ‘Un-British’ to criticize the English colonial control of India?Dadabhai Naoroji
2250The writer of Mahabhasya ‘Patanjali’ was a contemporary of which ruler?Pushyamitra Sunga
2251What is good source of protein?Soyabean
2252In which region are the -most ideal conditions for the chemical weathering are found in?Hot and humid regions
2253Who laid the foundation of the first independent Turkish kingdom in India?Qutubuddin Aibak
2254Which is a source of income of the Gram Panchayats?Levy Duties
2255If temperature rises, what will be the coefficient of viscosity of liquid?Decreases
2256According to the law of demand, what happens when price increases?Demand decreases
2257Which represents a process of chemical weathering?Hydration and Hydrolysis
2258Who first divided his empire into Iqtas during the process of civil administration?Iltutmish
2259Which river demarcate the partial boundary between South Africa and Botswana?Limpopo
2260Who is known as father of taxonomy?Linnaeus
2261By which act was the office of Governor General of India created?Government of India Act, 1858
2262Which current is produced by upwelling of water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt Current
2263Who said, “Ram and Rahim are the two different name of the same God”?Kabir
2264How can Permanent hardness of water be removed?By adding washing soda
2265The Sun City is located in which continent?South Africa
2266Which situation makes a firm most efficient?Lowest average costs
2267On the shore of which counrty cold currents have cooling effect?Peru
2268Which pioneer was in preaching Nirguna Bhakti in medieval India?Ramananda
2269Which animal have no blood but they respire?Hydra
2270Who is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution?Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
2271To an observer on the lunar surface, during the day time, how will the sky appear?Black
2272The important fishing areas called Grand Bank and Georges Bank located in which region?North-west Atlantic
2273Which lady wrote a historical account during the Mughal Period?Gulbadan Begam
2274Among the SAARC country, which is the most densely populated country?Bangladesh
2275What is the total number of judges of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)?15
2276What is known as venus’s flower?Euplectella
2277Sunda Trench lies in which ocean?Indian Ocean
2278Between which the Battle of Khanwa was fought?Babar and Rana Sanga
2279By which is in In practice the policy of the Government shaped?The Cabinet
2280What is Electromagnetic radiation with maximum wavelength?Radio waves
2281During which prime minister was the strategy of Rolling plan was adopted?Morarji Desai
2282Aravalli ranges are an example of which mountains?Residual mountains
2283Which war was ended by the Treaty of Madras?First Mysore war
2284What was the pen name of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhaye?Anila Devi
2285What is the smallest structural and functional unit of nervous system?Neuron
2286To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?The President
2287Which mountain passes lies outside India?Khyber
2288To whom the credit of discovering the sea route of India goes?Portuguese
2289What is the unit of luminous efficiency of an electric bulb?Lumen / watt
2290Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spells?Atharva-veda
2291For howmany years is rolling plan?One year
2292Where does rainfall from the south-west monsoon reach?Delta region of Mahanadi
2293Which Indian leader was dismissed by British from the Indian Civil Service?Surendranath Banerji
2294Which is the membrane that protects the developing embryo from desication?Amnion
2295By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated?Governor
2296Which nuclear particles responsible for holding all nucleons together?Mesons
2297The retreating monsoon withdraws from which state?North-west India to Bengal
2298Who was associated with supression of Thugs?Captain Sleeman
2299How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired?34
2300Which country was readmitted to the Olympics after her 21 year suspension?South Africa
2301What is France’s global ranking in terms of the number of animal species under threat?8
2302Where is the Indian Wild Ass (Ghor-Khur) found?The Rann of Kachch
2303Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920?Lala Lajpat Rai
2304Whose prior consent can the Money Bills be introduced in the State Legislature?Governor
2305If one wants to throw a cricket ball to the maximum distance, then at which angle should he throw it?45°
2306Through which methods is the national income of India estimated mainly?Production and income methods
2307What is the first month of the ‘Saka era’?Chaitra
2308Who were popularly known as Red Shirts?Khudai Khidmatgars
2309Which was the 1st non Test playing country to befit India in an international match?Sri Lanka
2310Which type of experiment has the maximum spatial scale?Natural experiment
2311‘Holding a ‘Bandh’ was declared illegal for the first time in India by which High Courts?Kerala High Court
2312Rotation of the earth causes deflection of wind by which force?Coriolis force
2313Who is known as the Ught of Asia?Lord Buddha
2314What is generally present in tonics?Ethanol
2315Who won the Hockey Gold (men) in the 1992 Barcelona Games?Germany
2316Which are referred to as the developed economies?Countries having large per capita income
2317Which component of the atmosphere has increased during the last 200 years?Carbon dioxide
2318Which king was an ardent follower of Jainism?Kharavela
2319Which are two richest known sources of edible protein?Soy-bean and groundnut
2320Who was the Finance Minister of India in the Interim Government during 1946-1947?R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
2321How are Air-pockets that cause aircrafts to lose altitude suddenly caused?Temperature inversions
2322Which region is the world’s best cod-fishing ground?North-east Atlantic
2323In which century did the famous Chinese pilgrim Fahien visit India?5th century AD
2324For which sport is the Val Barker Cup awarded in the Olympic Games?Boxing
2325Who is the player to claim 50 ODI wickets in least number of matches?Ajantha Mendis
2326Which nutrients are most likely to be affected by food processing and storage?Vitamins
2327Which are the Soils that developed in humid tropical regions?Laterite
2328Which was the official language of Gupta period?Sanskrit
2329What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship?35 years
2330What does mixture of CS2 and H2S on passing over heated copper give?Methane
2331Who long do the World Bank and IMF give respectively?Long term and short term credits
2332‘Syntaxial Bent’ is a feature of which range?Himalayas
2333Vasco da Gama discovered the sea-route to India in which year?1498
2334Which is the most ancient musical instrument?Veena
2335Which is a round worm that enters man’s body through the soles of the feet?Hookworm
2336In case a President dies while in office, for howmany months can the Vice- President act as President?6 months
2337Which waterfall in India has the most height?Kunchikal Falls
2338Which was capital of Raja Ranjit Singh of Punjab?Lahore
2339What is the escape velocity of a particle of mass m varies?mo
2340Which deals of ‘Art of Warfare’?Chhao of Mayurbhanj
2341Which country is the largest debtor of UNO?U.S.
2342Which Indian port leads in imports?Mumbai
2343Of which metal were the tools and weapons of Harappan civilisation?Copper, tin and bronze
2344What is a Dental formula of man?2123/2123
2345What is the maximum permissible period between two sessions of a State Legislative Assembly?Six months
2346What is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?Aluminium
2347Which state has the maximum length of surface roads?Tamil Nadu
2348Which God with three heads and horns, surrounded by animals, represented on a seal from Mohenjodaro?Pashupati
2349What is an example of vestigial organ in man?Canine teeth
2350Which is associated with the formation of brown air in traffic congested cities?Nitrogen oxide
2351What is the Mendel’s principles of inheritance?Sexual reproduction
2352Foucault experiment is proof of which body?Rotation of Earth
2353Where had Buddha delivered maximum sermons?Sravasti
2354Chief Ministers of all the States are ex-officio members of which council?National Development Council
2355If the temperature of a patient is 40°C, what will be his temperature on Fahrenheit scale?104° F
2356In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881?Oudh Commercial Bank
2357In which the radiant energy of the sun is transmitted?Short waves
2358Who was the first foreigner to invade India?Darius I
2359Jude Felix has established reputation as an Indian player in which game?Hockey
2360What is the study of effect of light on various biological life process?Photobiology
2361Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946?Sardar Patel
2362When can one record the lowest temperature of air?Just before sunrise
2363Which Gupta ruler was related to the Licchavis on his mother’s side?Samudragupta
2364Balloons are filled with which gas?Helium
2365Hitendra Desai was a noted figure in which field?Politics
2366Which rural bank has been named after a river?Varada Grameen Bank
2367What happens when the water content in the atmosphere?Decreases as temperature increases
2368In which inscription are the achievements of Samudragupta described?Allahabad pillar inscription
2369By which instrument the rate of growth of plant is measured?Auxanometer
2370In which ’ State, no tribe has been declared as ‘Scheduled’ by the President?Haryana
2371What is the The chemical part of the dye that absorbs light and produces colour called?A pigment
2372In the Semi-arid and Temperate grasslands, which are the most commonly found animals?Sheep and goats
2373In which part was the Nagar style of architecture develop mostly?South India
2374Which Asian languages are UN official languages?Chinese & Arabic
2375How many country are represented in International Monetary Fund (IMF)?163
2376Translocation of carbohydrate nutrient usually occurs in which form?Maltose
2377Which tree is not a soft wood variety?Mahogany
2378Which Sultan of Delhi has been described by the historians as the ‘mixture of opposites’?Muhammad Tughluq
2379When did Mr. Attlee, Prime Minister of England, announce tile transfer of power to the Indians?June, 1948
2380Which when dissolved in HO gives hissing sound?Limestone
2381Unemployment occurs when workers move from one job to another job?Frictional unemployment
2382Which decaying vegetation produces organic acids which causes a breakdown of minerals?Chemical weathering
2383Nicolo Conti, the traveller, who visited Vijayanagara kingdom in 1420 A.D., belongs to which country?Italy
2384Who is the author of the controversial book ‘Forbidden Verses’?Abu Nawaz
2385Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?Coal mining industry
2386Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?Jawaharlal Nehru
2387A V-shaped valley is a feature produced by which river?Youthful river
2388In the Delhi Sultanate, the work of ‘Mustauf-i-Mamalik’ was related to which?Auditing
2389Which is a part of the eye that helps in changing the focal length of crystalline lensis?Ciliary muscles
2390When is International women’s Day recognized by the UN observed?March 8
2391Which type of unemployment mostly found in India?Disguised
2392Which is the largest sea in the world?South China Sea
2393Where did Akbar build the Panch Mahal, noted for its various types of pillars?Fatehpur Sikri
2394Food is converted into energy in which of the cellular organelles of cell?Mitochondria
2395According to which system are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Single Transferable Vote System
2396What does the rusting of iron nail?Increases its weight
2397Who built the mausoleum of Jahangir and where?Nur Jahan at Lahore
2398Which is-the largest Gulf in the World?The Gulf of Mexico
2399The World Cup Cricket Twenty-20 title in the 2012 was won by why country?Australia
2400Ben Johnson (Canadian) was disqualified in the 1998 Seoul Olympic in the Athletics?100 m
2401What is Study of inter relationship between living organism and their environment?Ecology
2402What is the length of India’s coastline?About 7500 km
2403By whom were India’s famous Peacock Throne and the diamond Koh-e- Noor taken away?Nadir Shah
2404The Rajya Sabha can have a maximum strength of howmany members?250
2405Which are the The best and the poorest conductors of heat respectively?Silver (Ag), and lead (Pb)
2406From which sector does the highest sector wise contribution to gross domestic saving comes?Household sector
2407Which State has the largest coastline in India?Gujarat
2408The first Governor-General of India was appointed under the provisions of which act?1833
2409Saraswati Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to which field?Literature
2410In dry regions, the leaf size of a tree becomes smaller why?Reduce transpiration
2411Howmany subjects are in the State List?66 subjects
2412The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river?Cauvery
2413With reference to the Revolt of 1857, who laid siege to Jhansi in March 1858?Sir Hugh Rose
2414Which metal is not attacked by the environment?Gold
2415Which book brought the first Nobel Prize to an Indian?Gitanjali
2416Why has the per capita income been low in India?Because of population growth
2417The ‘Chilka lake region’ lies in between the deltas of which rivers–Mahahadi and Godavari
2418Dhondu Pant is better known as which name?Nana Saheb
2419What is richest source of vitamin D is?Cod liver oil
2420The distribution of power between Centre and the States is based on which scheme?Government of India Act, 1935
2421When light passes from air into glass it experiences change in which things?Wavelength and speed
2422What is Crop rotation?Growing different crops-in succession
2423Whose ideas had Influenced Mahatma Gandhi’s thought?Tolstoy
2424Where did India first win the Olympic Hockey gold?Amsterdam
2425FIFA World Cup 2018 would be held in which country?Russia
2426Which vitamin is synthesised in the body by intestinal bacteria?Vitamin K
2427Which region experiences three cropping season for rice in India (Rice Bowl of India)?Brahmaputra valley
2428With reference to Indian freedom struggle which event occurred earliest?Lucknow Pact
2429Which was the Capital of Andhra State when it was made a separate State in the year 1953?Kurnool
2430Which colloidal solution is used in photography?Colloidal silver bromite
2431In India, in which sector was the co-operative movement initiated?Agricultural credit
2432Which pair of States is the leading producer of tobacco in India?Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
2433The ‘Paditrupputtu’ is a collection of poems in the praise of which king?Chera
2434Where is the headquarters of UNESCO?Paris
2435Which types of light are strongly absorbed by plants?Blue and red
2436Which Union Ministry is implementing the Biodiesel Mission (as Nodal Ministry)?Ministry of Rural Development
2437Where are diesel locomotives manufactured?Varanasi
2438The silver coins of the Gupta period were known by which name?Rupyaka
2439When two bodies stick together after the collision, what this is said?Completely inelastic
2440Where is the headquarters of Amnesty International?London
2441What is the ideal average NPK ratio aggregated for the country as a whole?4 : 2 : 1
2442On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)?July 4th
2443Which structure was constructed by Emperor Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri?Panch Mahal
2444Which organ breaks fat to produce cholesterol?Liver
2445By whom the salary and perquisites of the Prime Minister of India are decided?Parliament
2446During the fermentation of sugar, which enzyme which converts glucose into ethyl alcohol?zymase
2447The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of which point?Equator
2448Who was the first Indian Hindi scholar of the Mughal period?Abdur Rahim
2449Amnesty International is an organisation associated with which field?Protection of human rights
2450Which human organ is most susceptible to harmful radiations?Lungs
2451Which part modified into pitcher in pitcher plant?Leaf
2452Who introduced the term anticyclone for the first time?F. Galton
2453Which distinguishes the Harappan from other contemporary civilizations of the world?Town planning and drainage
2454What about ministry in the event of the resignation or death of the Prime Minister?The Ministry is dissolved
2455A temperature difference of 25°C is equivalent to a temperature difference of howmany F?45° F
2456Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which investors?Foreign Institutional Investors
2457Why do the tropical cyclones not occur close to the equator?Weak coriolis force
2458What was the primary purpose of a seal in the Indus Valley Civilisation?To signify ownership of property
2459What is Anosmia?Loss of the sense of smell
2460Entomophily pollination occur with the help of which creatures?Insects
2461English is the official language of which State?Nagaland
2462Which river does not form any delta at its mouth?Tapti & Narmada
2463Who presided over the first Buddhist Council held at Rajgriha?Maha Kassapa
2464A deuterium nucleus consists of which particles?One proton and one neutron
2465With which field is Begum Akhtar associated?Vocal Music
2466In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India?1980
2467Penganga, Wardha and Wainganga are the tributaries of which river?Godavari
2468What was the first discourse of Buddha at Deer Park in Sarnath called?
2469A person feel fatigued due to depositon of which acid in their muscles?Latic Acid
2470In which country does State funding of elections take place?Germany and Austria
2471What is the quantity that remains unchanged in a transformer?Frequency
2472Which planet take maximum time for one revolution around the Sun?Jupiter
2473Which inscription describes the achievements of Kharavela, king of Kalinga?Hathigunipha inscription
2474Who has been designated as the chairman by the IBA?K. R. Kamath
2475‘Asian Drama’, by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which subjects?Economics
2476In the retina of eye cells what is present for colour differentiation?Cones
2477When will the Smith-tuttle comet crash with Earth?In 2116 AD
2478St. Thomas came to India in 1st century A. D. to propogate christianity. During which reign did he come?Gondophernes
2479The President of the Indian Union has the same constitutional authority as which country?British Monarch
2480How many moles are there is 140 g of Si (atomic mass of silicon is 28)?5
2481In which plan was the objective of self-reliance and zero net foreign aid declared?Fourth 5-Yr Plan
2482What is the approximate circumference of the Earth?30,000 km
2483Which Sultan of Delhi had accepted the Suzerainty of the Timurid ruler Mirza Shah Rukh?Khizr Khan Sayyid
2484Which book was written by Gandhiji?My Experiments with Truth
2485Which vitamin is essential for the coagulation of blood?Vitamin K
2486Which describes India as a Secular State?Preamble to the Constitution
2487When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, what is it called?Geostropic wind
2488Which part of Delhi where Aibak laid the foundation of the first so called ‘Seven cities’ of medieval Delhi,?Mehrauli
2489Which is used in storage batteries?Lead
2490When is World Population Day, recognized by the UN is observed?July 11
2491Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
2492The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall?250 cms
2493When Abdur Razzak from Persia visited Hampi, who was the ruler of Vijayanagar in South India?Devaraya II
2494How much protein a working woman must intake everyday?45 g
2495Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha?Kamlapati Tripathi
2496An element X forms an oxide X03.6
2497Which is the world’s largest desert?Sahara
2498From where Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth?Devagiri
2499Which year is celebrated as International Year of the Shark?2009
2500Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest?Bachhendri Pal
2501What is the introduction of foreign genes for improving genotype?Immunisation
2502The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas how rainfall is there?Heavy
2503Who was the first Mughal emperor to allow Britishers to establish trade links with India?Jahangir
2504In the context of Indian wild life, what is the flying fox?Bat
2505Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC?President
2506Why is In a hydel station the motion produced in turbines?Due to the flow of water
2507Moon shaped sand-dunes, formed by which wind action?Barkhans
2508During the decline of the Mughal empire By whom were the Jats were organised into a political force?Badan Singh
2509Which is useful in the detection of landmines?Wasp
2510Which instrument used to measure the force and velocity of the wind?Anemometer
2511Which is the phylum that includes exclusively marine animal?Echinodermata
2512Which river has the largest drainage basin?Amazon
2513In which year was the Third Battle of Panipat fought?1761
2514What is the part of the Constitution that reflects the mind and ideals of the framers?Preamble
2515Which polymeric material is used for making bullet proof jacket?KEVLAR
2516Upon which development the Second Five Year Plan laid mote stress?Industrialisation
2517Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?Lake Superior
2518Who’ among the following Governor-Generals formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan?Lord Cornwallis
2519Pandit K.G. Ginde, was well known for his contribution in when field?Music
2520Insects that can transmit diseases to human are referred to as which name?Vectors
2521In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country?England
2522In which sea are the Lakshadweep Islands are situated?Arabian Sea
2523Who was elected as the President of All-India Khilafat Conference when it met at Delhi in 1919?Mahatma Gandhi
2524What is most suitable for the core of an electromagnet?Soft iron
2525What is common between Kutty, Shankar, Laxman and Sudhir Dar?Drawing Cartoons
2526On which bast is the India’s wage policy?Cost of living
2527Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Indonesia
2528Who pioneered Khilafat Movement?Ali Brothers
2529Which insect spreads kala-azar?Sand fly
2530How many members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President of India?12
2531Which is the main ingredient in cement?Lime stone
2532By what name is the Ganga known in Bangladesh?Padma
2533Who voted against the partition of India in the A.I.C.C. meeting held on 14 June 1947?Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
2534Late Girilal Jain was a noted figure in which field?Journalism
2535Where is the headquarters of East African Development Bank?Uganda
2536Which industry produces the most non-biodegradable wastes?Thermal power plants
2537Which peninsular river is westward flowing?Tapti
2538Who is regarded as the ‘Mother of the Indian Revolution’?Madam Bhikaiji Cama
2539How much the time gap between two sessions of the Parliament should not exceed?6 months
2540A convex mirror makes a good rear-view mirror for a car. Why?It forms erect, reduced images
2541In recent years, how have the capital outlays for the defence service?Increasing steadily
2542Ankaleshwar and Navagaon are two oil fields in which state?Gujarat
2543What was the capital of Hoyasals?Dwarasamudra
2544When was ‘Common Market for Eastern and Southern African (COMESA) formed?1994
2545What is the interrelated food chains in an ecological community?Food Web
2546By whom is the conditions of service and tenure of the Election Commissioner prescribed?Parliament
2547Where was the first oil well in India was dug?Digboi
2548Timur, the Lame invaded India during the reign of which ruler?Mohammad Shah Tughlaq
2549Which elementis produced when concentrated cinnabar is roasted in the excess of air?Hg
2550Where is the headquarters of Pan American Health Organisation?Mexico
2551Which is the most important item of non-plan expenditure?Interest payment
2552Neap tides occur during which phase of the moon?First and third quarter
2553Which Peshwas was popularly known as Nana Saheb?Balaji Baji Rao
2554Which vegetable protein is considered as good as an animal protein?Soyabean protein
2555In which year were the first general elections in India held?1951
2556Which nuclides having the same number of neutrons but different number of protons or mass number?Isotones
2557Which oceanic tidal wave that moves upto 200 MPH and is up to 1000 feet high?Tsunami
2558Which Maratha Peshwa followed the ideal of Hindu Pada-Padshahi?Baji Rao I
2559When is World Blood Donor Day, recognized by the UN is observed?June 14
2560When is International Day of Democracy, recognized by the UN observed?September 15
2561To which type of organisms do mushrooms belong?Fungi
2562Plants having thorny leaves and penetrating roots are classified by which name?Xerophytes
2563To which age the Indus Valley Civilization belongs?Neolithic age
2564What was the main stipulation of Government of India Act, 1935?Complete independence guaranteed
2565Which compound is known as white vitriol?ZnSO 4 . 7H 2 O
2566A person returning from abroad can retain foreign currency up to what period?90 days
2567Which environment leads to the occurrence of acid rain?Sulphur dioxide
2568Which sites of Harappan are not in India?Mohenjodaro and Harappa
2569Which decade is celebrated as United Nations decade of Sustainble energy for all?2014-2024
2570Which type of the fruit formed without fertilisation?Parthenocarpy
2571By which act did the Crown take the Government of India into its own hands?Government of India Act, 1858
2572What is the Jharkhand’s contribution in the total coal production in India?0.4
2573Between which was the ancient town of Takshasila located?Indus and Jhelum
2574For the measurement of temperature of the order of 400°C, what will we prefer?Thermocouple
2575The term L.B.W. is associated with which game?Cricket
2576Who is called the ‘Father of Economics’?Adam Smith
2577In which year Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) was setup in India?1948
2578Which Mauryan emperor abdicated his throne and migrated to the south to live as Jain ascetic?Chandragupta Maurya
2579Which is the plant hormone that induces cell division?Auxins
2580By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament?President
2581In vulcanisation, with which the natural rubber is heated?Sulphur
2582Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate?Jupiter
2583Which Gupta ruler was a poet and a musician and was adorned with the title of Kaviraja or King of poets?Samudragupta
2584Indian first took part in the Olympic Games in which year?1920
2585Which is the only woman to have won three Wimbledon titles in a row?Steffi Graff
2586Which algae is used as biofertilizer in the production of crop paddy?Blue green algae
2587Which planet is known as the ‘Watery Planet’?Earth
2588On which river did Pulakesin II defeat Harshavardhana?Narmada
2589How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Indirectly
2590When lake starts freezing the formation of the ice will start first at which point?Top
2591How is the standard of living in a country represented?Per capita income
2592What will be the antipodal position of a place located at 350 south and 800 west?350 north and 1000 east
2593Who was the first Muslim ruler to formulate the theory of Kingship similar to the theory of divine right of King?Balban
2594Where is Salar Jung Museum situated?Hyderabad
2595Which unicellular algae are used as source of oxygen in space research?Chlorella
2596Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?President
2597If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (450 E)?1:30 PM
2598Which ruler in India challenged the authority of the Ulemas or Muslim clergy?Alauddin Khilji
2599Which is used as a filler in rubber tyres?Carbon black
2600Indian Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Science is located at which city?Lucknow
2601Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country?GNP
2602Where is the Taiga belt found?Temperate grasslands and Tundra
2603Who was the ruler of medieval India who is credited with the building of the Grand Trunk Road?Sher Shah Suri
2604What is the Branch of science which deals with the study of skin of man?Dermatology
2605Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function?65 years
2606The north pole of the earth’s magnet is near the geographical which direction?South
2607Which region gets no rainfall throughout the year?The Tundra Region
2608Tansen, the greatest musician of Akbar’s court, belonged to which place?Gwalior
2609Where is the The International Court of Justice located?Hague
2610On which date the United Nations Organisation came into existence?Oct. 24, 1945
2611Which branch of science in which we study about molluscs?Malacology
2612Bowl shaped depression created as a result of glacial erosion high on a mountainside what is this called?Cirque
2613Which Mughal ruler was ignorant of the art of reading and writing?Akbar
2614Of which country Indian Constitution closely follows the constitutional system?UK
2615Alcoholic fermentation is brought about the action of which thing?Yeast
2616What is the aim of Operation Blackboard?Promoting adult literacy
2617What is Residual hill in the desert region?Inselberg
2618Who had the Revenue system during Akbar’s reign?Todar Mal
2619By whom was the principle of ‘Black hole’ enunciated?S. Chandrashekhar
2620Which antimicrobial drug is suitable for treatment of both tuberculosis and leprosy?Rifampicin
2621The inspiration of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’ was derived from which revolution?French revolution
2622Which is the largest irrigation canal in the world?Indira Gandhi Canal
2623Who bestowed the Office of Peshwa on Balaji Vishwanath?Shahu
2624If the current in the core decreases, what will the strength of the magnetic field be?Decreases
2625What is the commonly used unit for measuring the speed of data transmission?Bits per second
2626The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which scheme?Jeevan Sathi Yojana
2627Why is fog common around Newfoundland coast?Because warm and cold currents meet
2628When Raja Wodeyar founded the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire?Ranga II
2629Which tissue help in keeping the body warm?Fatty tissue
2630Which State sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha?Uttar Pradesh
2631Which gas has maximum colorific value?Oil gas
2632Which is the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli?Silvassa
2633Who was the head of the Committee formed by the government to enquire into Jallianwala Bagh massacre?Hunter
2634Limba Ram is associated with which field?Sports
2635Ms. Shilpa Singh Miss India Universe belongs to which city?Sawastipur
2636Amolecule of glucose on complete oxidation yields howmany ATP molecules in case of aerobic respiration?36
2637Kanchipuram is in which state?Tamil Nadu
2638Who was known as the ‘Liberator of the Press’?Metcalfe
2639By whom is the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee appointed?Speaker
2640A lighted candle gets extinguished when covered with a tumbler. Why?Because of inadequate supply of air
2641With which India’s progress has been reasonably satisfactory in connection?Growth of GNP
2642Which river flows between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges?Narmada
2643Which was a journal brought out by Abul Kalam Azad?Al -Hilal
2644The famous book’ The Daughter of the East’ is written by which woman?Ms. Benazir Bhutto
2645In anaerobic respiration, what is the net gain of ATP per glucose molecule oxidised?2
2646By whom are the Chairman and members of State Public Service Commission appointed?President
2647Which is an east flowing river of Indian Peninsula?Mahanadi
2648Against whom did Gandhiji started Satyagraha movement in 1919 in protest?Enactment of Rowlatt Act
2649The elements of group VA are generally known as which name?Pnicogens
2650‘In Custody’, an English novel, is written by which woman?Anita Desai
2651How is development?Wider than economic growth
2652Apart from Tamil Nadu, lignite is found in which state?Gujarat
2653Who started the newspaper called the “Voice of India”?Dababhai Naoroji
2654In Which kind of organisms is the phenomenon found wherein the female kills the male after copulation?Spider
2655Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC?President
2656Which pairs of rays is electromagnetic in nature?x-rays and gamma rays
2657Which State of India has the largest reserves of monazite, with a high thorium content?Kerala
2658At the beginning of the twentieth century, who published ‘The Economic: History of India’?Romesh Chandra Dutt
2659The United Nations declared 2013 as which International Year?Quinoa
2660When is World Day Against Death Penalty, recognized by the WCADP observed?October 10
2661In which animal, is skin a respiratory organ?Frog
2662Which kind of organisms are the diatoms?Unicellular algae
2663Which Sultan had greatest number of slaves in his court?Firoz shah Tughlaq
2664Which describes India as a Secular State?Preamble to the Constitution
2665Which gase changes lime water in milky colour?Carbon dioxide
2666Planning in India derives its objectives from which policy?Directive Principles of State policy
2667There is a submarine ridge in the Bay of Bengal. What is it called?Ninety east ridge
2668Who was the ruler of Deogiri at the time of Alauddin Khalji’s invasion?Ramchandra Dev
2669Who has scored the most runs in a one day International Cricket innings?Virendra Sehwag
2670Which is the type of movement that occurs during opening and closing of flower?Nastic movement
2671The source of India’s sovereignty lies in which thing?Preamble to the Constitution
2672Which sector of the economy is state owned and its service sector is a public enterprise?Irrigation
2673Which Sikh Guru assumed the title ‘Sachcha Badshah’?Guru Teg Bahdur
2674Mercury thermometers can be used to measure temperature up to how many
°C?
360°C
2675Which player has scored the most run in a single Test Innings?Brain Lara
2676In which sector is 70% of working population of India engaged?Primary sector
2677Which is the largest producer of fruits in the Anglo-American Region?California
2678Which Governor General had entertained Ranjit Singh with great honour at Ropar?William Bentich
2679What is required for synthesis of carbohydrate?Carbon dioxide
2680How many times can the President of India return a Non-money Bill, passed by Parliament?Once
2681What does Gobar gas contains mainly?Methane
2682Which is the state that is top in the cultivation of flowers?Tamil Nadu
2683Why is Mohenjodaro is also known?Mound of the Dead
2684In which country were the first Asian Games held?India
2685Which game does Anuja Thakur play?Billiards
2686Which gland is responsible for the secretion of insulin?Pancrease
2687The small and marginal farmers will get irrigation facilities through which plan?Ganga Kalyan Yojna
2688Which Harappan site is showing evidence of two cultural phases, Harappan and pre-Harappan,?Chanhu-daro
2689How long the term of the Lok Sabha can be extended?By 1 year at a time
2690The change in temperature of a body is 50°C. What is the change on Kelvin scale?50 K
2691In recent years, how have the capital outlays for the defence service?Increasing steadily
2692What is Super Nova?A dying star
2693In early ancient India, which was “the largest urban centre?Pataliputra
2694Which leaders took major initiative in the formation of the League of Nations?Franklin Roosevelt
2695What is a good source of Vitamin ‘E’?Fresh vegetable
2696The levying of which following taxe is outside the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation?Income Tax
2697What the twelve constellations to as zodiac?A group of stars
2698Which, ancient’ Indian King claimed ekarat (the sole sovereign) or the first Imperial ruler of India?Udayin
2699Which are the important raw materials required in cement industry?Limestone and clay
2700The headquarters of the International Red Cross is situated in which city?Geneva
2701Which is the most important item of non-plan expenditure?Interest payment
2702Which type of rainfall that occurs when wind rises up along a hill or mountain barrier?Orographic
2703By whom was Kadambari was written?Bana
2704What is abiotic component of ecosystem?Water
2705What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called?Panchayat Samiti
2706What is not the cause of low conductivity of electrolyte?Ionisation of salt
2707What is the amount of actual water vapour of air?Absolute humidity
2708Who was the head of the University of Nalanda the great Bengali scholar?Sheelabhadra
2709The famous Petronas Twin Towers are located in which country?Malaysia
2710How is Missile ‘Astra’?A air to air missile
2711Epiphytes are plant which depend on other plants for which purpose?Mechanical support
2712Scanty rainfall of less than 50 cm per annum is received which latitudes?The areas of high latitudes
2713Which ruler is most famous for building a large number of canals for irrigation?Firoz Shah Tughlaq
2714The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on which pattern?Constitution of South Africa
2715Cooking gas is a mixture of which gases?Butane and propane
2716What is the main objective of Antyodaya programme?Uplift the poor
2717Which type of rainfall occurs at places having continental type of climate?Cyclonic
2718Who was assigned the first Iqta in India by Mohammad Ghori?Qutbuddin Aibak
2719Where is the headquarters of the International Telecommunications Union?Geneva
2720Which acid is produced when milk gets sour?Lactic acid
2721Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India?Jawaharlal Nehru
2722Which is the largest volcano crater in the world?Toba (Indonesia)
2723Which is similar to the Taj Mahal in construction?Humayun’s tomb
2724What is Electric field intensity at a point a hollow charged spherical conductor?Is zero
2725How many member country were founder of the Southern African Development Community?8
2726In which year Swarn Jayanti Gram Swa-Rozgar Yojna came into being?April 1999
2727Which is a typical feature of volcanic eruption?Dykes
2728The most famous musician at the court of Akbar was Tansen. what was his original name?Ramtanu Pande
2729What is the most important requirement for the people of a flood hit area?Inoculation against cholera
2730By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament?President
2731Which are the most commonly used chemicals in the artificial rain making or cloud seeding?Silver Iodide (Agl)
2732Which country is land locked?Bolivia
2733The Maratha, confederacy was virtually dissolved after which battle?Third Battle of Panipat
2734The General happiness is the end of the state”, who said this?Bentham
2735Who is the author of the book ‘A bend in the River’?V.S. Naipaul
2736Which hormone is responsible for the secretion of milk in mothers?Lactogenic hormone
2737Which is the largest island?Madagascar
2738Which Indian king requested Napoleon for help to drive the British from India?Tipu Sultan
2739How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Indirectly
2740What happens, When water is heated from 0°C to 10°C the volume of water?First decreases then increases
2741By which is National income of India compiled?Central Statistical Organisation
2742Indian sovereignity in sea extends upto howmany nautical miles?12
2743What was the earliest public association formed in the history of modern India in 1837?The Landholder’s Society
2744Olympic Games after 4th century AD Restarted (Under IOC) from which year?1896
2745A vein is a vessel that carries blood which side?Towards the heart
2746Where can the report of the UPSC discussed?In Parliament before being accepted
2747Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, is located in which country?Nepal
2748Who wrote the book “A nation in the making”?Surendranath Banerjee
2749Which compound does not give a positive test in Lassaigne’s test for nitrogen?Hydrazinc
2750What is the duration of a normal one half of a Hockey match?30 min
2751If saving exceeds investment, how will the national income?Remain constant
2752What do you understand by the word regur?Black soil found in the Deccan
2753By whom was the clarion call ‘Dilli Chalo’ was given?Subhash Chandra Bose
2754What is in lichen symbiotic relationship between fungi and algae called?Halotism
2755To whom is the resignation letter of a State Public Service Commission member addressed?Governor
2756With which instrument can a sailor in a submarine see the objects on the surface of sea?Periscope
2757Where is the average annual rainfall highest?Shillong
2758Who was the President of the Indian National Congress at the time of Indian Independence?J. B. Kriplani
2759Who is the recipient of the first ‘Moortidevi literacy Award’?C.K. Nagaraja Rao
2760Which feature film is official nominee for Oscar, 2013 from India?Barfi
2761Litmus paper used in laboratary from which obtained?Lichen
2762Which is located in the’ Bastar region?Indravati National Park
2763In how many adhikaranas is the Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’divided?15
2764Why are the Fundamental Freedoms under Article 19 suspended during emergency?War or external aggression
2765Which acid is used in synthetic lemonade?Citric acid
2766Economic Planning is a subject of which list?Union List
2767What is the position of Indian Railways network in the world?Fourth
2768Who identified the name Sandrocottus as Chandragupta Maurya?William Jones
2769Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located in which state?Rajasthan
2770Which primate is nearest to modern man?Gorilla
2771What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply?Limited government
2772Which is the correct sequence in terms of descending values of Albedo?Snow, forest, water
2773During the Mughal rule, by which name was the copper coin known?Dam
2774At absolute zero temperature, what will be the kinetic energy of the molecules?Zero
2775Where is the headquarters of Oil and National Gas Commission?Dehradun
2776By which ministry is Economic survey published?Ministry of Finance
2777Which is the instrument that measures air pressure?Barometer
2778The Battle of Khanwa in 1527 was fought between which rulers?Babur and Rana Sanga
2779Middle ear is not found in snake. Through part do they receive sound?Skin
2780In which of the Parliamentary Financial Committees is the Rajya Sabha not represented?Estimates Committee
2781By whom was the quantum theory first enunciated?By Max Planck
2782Which river emerges from Amarkantak plateau in Madhya Pradesh?Narmada
2783‘The world is God and God is my soul’ In which is the philosophy contained?Upanishads
2784The World Consumer Day is being observed on which date?15th March
2785Which is the 193rd member of UNO?South Sudan
2786Through which are the characters are transferred from parents to progeny?DNA
2787Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Mussorie lies in which state?Uttrakhand
2788What was the name of the learned lady who is said to have debated with the famous law-giver Yajnavalkya?Gargi
2789From which fund are the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court drawn?Consolidated Fund
2790With rise of boiling point of a water, what will be the latent heat of steam?Decreases
2791On which do Companies pay Corporation Tax?Incomes
2792What is the word used to describe the shape of earth?Oblate spheroid
2793One the banks of which. river were Alexander and Porus involved in a grim battle?Jhelum
2794Where is the headquarters of UNHCR located?Geneva
2795Which branch of biology deal with the study of heredity?Genetics
2796From which of the country, Constitution of India has adopted fundamental duties?Erstwhile USSR
2797What is the radius of the earth approximately?6400 km
2798Where did Alexander die?Babylon
2799If a proton of mass m is moving with velocity of light, how will its mass?Unchanged
2800If we sprinkle common salt on an earthworm, why does it die?Due to osmotic shock
2801By which is National income of India compiled?Central Statistical Organisation
2802Frontal rain is caused which activity?Cyclonic activity
2803Bronze coins of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with howmany hands?Four hands
2804Which combination of foods providing protein quality nearest to that of meat?Sprouted gram and groundnuts
2805What does the Constitution name our country?India, that is Bharat
2806A hydrogen atom is paramagnetic. What is a hydrogen molecule?Diamagnetic
2807Which type of rainfall is often accompanied with lightning and thunder?Convectional
2808During which reign did the Vimana style in temple architecture come into vogue?Cholas
2809What is the period of revolution of a geostationary satellite?24 hours
2810United nations adopted a charter of Economic Rights in which year?1974
2811Which disease is inheritable?Colour blindness
2812What do the contact of two air masses differing sharply in humidity originate?Temperate cyclones
2813The most important feature in the economic measures pursued by Alauddin Khalji what was that?Market control
2814On which day is the budget, in normal circumstances, presented to the Parliament?The last day of February
2815Which of the toxic heavy metals is found in modern tannery industries?Chromium
2816When was the Rolling plan designed?1978-83
2817Compared to other slopes in the northern hemisphere which is the warmest?South facing
2818Who introduced the famous Persian festival of Nauroj in India?Balban
2819Which organization was established as the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944?IMF
2820Why is tetracycline is used?As anti-plague drug
2821Which is the largest Committee of the Parliament?The Estimates Committee
2822On moving from a pole to the equator what we find in population of plants and animals?Increase
2823Chand Bibi, who ceded Berar to Akbar, was the ruler of which kingdom?Ahmednagar
2824The year 1995 is the golden Jubilee year of which international organizations?UNO
2825As per latest data in urban areas women employment is highest in which industry areas?Retail Trade
2826By which doctor was the first successful heart transplant in India performed?Dr. Venugopal
2827Petroleum is generally found in which rocks?Folded marine sedimentary rocks
2828Who was regarded as ‘Zinda pir’?Aurangzeb
2829In which State was the Panchayatl Raj first introduced?Rajasthan
2830Which contain high content of lead?High octane fuel
2831When is World Malaria Day, recoginzed by the WHO observed?April 25
2832Which Rocks are formed by the solidification of lava on the earth’s surface?Basalts.
2833When did the British Govt. start ruling India directly?After Sepoy Mutiny
2834Chris Even’s name is associated with which sport?Tennis
2835Which Photosynthetic organelles are found in plant cells?Chloroplast
2836In which year was Panchayati Raj started in the country?1959
2837Which is the highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value?Anthracite
2838Nadir Shah invaded India during which reign?Muhammed Shah
2839What is the approximate velocity of light per second?3 × 10 8 m
2840On which do Companies pay Corporation Tax?Incomes
2841‘Ashes’ is the term associated with which sport?Football
2842Where is Pakistan’s nuclear power plant located?Kahuta
2843Who recaptured Delhi from the rebels for the British?John Nicholson
2844Besides water and light which is more essential as a raw material for photosynthesis?CO 2
2845Which can impose reasonable restrictions on the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens?Parliament
2846Denatured spirit is a mixture of ethyl alcohol, methyl alcohol and which other thing?Pyridine
2847What is the administrative capital of South Africa?Pretoria
2848During the 1857 Revolt who captured Gwalior from the Scindhia?Rani Lakshmibai
2849Who was the first to receive the Nobel prize?Rabindranath Tagore
2850Which tax is not levied by the Union Government?Profession Tax
2851During rainy seasons why do doors made up of wood swell up?Due to imbibition
2852Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in which country?Myanmar
2853In the history of the freedom movement of India, the year 1930 is associated with which event?Dandi March
2854The Fundamental Right to Property has been deleted by the whichAmendment Act?44th
2855Why are Clear nights cooler than cloudy nights?Because of radiation
2856Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of which person?Rajiv Gandhi
2857Which is most prone to earthquakes?Young folded mountains
2858Who was not the member of the Cabinet Mission which visited India in 1946?Lord Mountbatten
2859Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at which place?Deolali
2860What is the growth movement in plant due to light called?Phototropism
2861What is the maximum number of elected members in a State Assembly?500
2862Of the floating iceberg in the sea, how much is the portion remaining above the sea level?1/10th
2863At which place is the famous Kailasha Temple located?Ellora
2864By which enzyme is Urea converted into ammonia and carbon dioxide?Urease
2865Who sings on ten rupee notes?Governor (Reserve Bank of India)
2866At which city is Largest mint in India located?Kolkata
2867Which state has the largest forest area to its total land area?Mizoram
2868Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon?Rajendra I
2869Thyroid gland is activated by which harmonic for the secretion of thyroxin?TSH
2870To whom is a minister in a State individually responsible?Governor
2871Which colour of heat radiation represents the highest temperature?White
2872Which ilement is in the highest amount in the composition of basalt rock?Silicon
2873Hyder Ali was defeated at porto Novo by which British General?Sir Eyrecoot
2874In which year was the first telegraph line between Calcutta and Agra opened?1853
2875When was the decimal system of currency introduced in India?1957
2876Which salt is found in bone in largest amount?Calcium phosphate
2877Which plain formed due to the weathering of lime stone?Karst plains
2878Who issued Firman granting Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the English?Shah Alam II
2879In which article Right to education is a fundamental right?Personal liberty under Article 21
2880Which fertilizer has more nitrogen content?Urea
2881Which of Indian bird has been included in the world conservation list?Vulture
2882Trees in tropical deciduous forest shed their leaves in which season?Dry season
2883Howmany hymns does the Rigveda consists?1028
2884Which Indian missile is capable of carrying nuclear weapons?Prithvi
2885Which Scientists has established the ‘Phylum Annelida’?Lamark
2886How is the censorship of the press judged?By the test of reasonableness
2887Plants which lack true roots, stems and leaves are called by which name?Thallophytes
2888In Rigvedic society, which was unknown?Child marriage
2889Why are Clear nights colder than cloudy nights?Because of Radiation
2890What is the investment in public works?Capital expenditure
2891Which was India’s first-ever tactical missile?Agni
2892Which product is the export leading from India in the terms of value?Gems and Jwellery
2893Which edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?Maski
2894Human protein x –1– antitrysin is used for which disease?Emphysama
2895To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report?The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
2896Which does not wet the walls of the glass vessel in which it is kept?Mercury
2897Which industry does not earn foreign exchange for India?Fertilizers
2898To whom was the title ‘Devanam Priya’ given?Ashoka
2899Where is the Central Food Technology Research Institute situated?Mysore
2900What does Net factor income from abroad added to GDP give?GNP
2901Food wrapped in newspaper is likely to get contaminated with which desease?Lead
2902Which is the planet its length of its day and the tilt of its axis are almost identical to those of the earth?Mars
2903Where did the Pallava kings make of rock-cut temples?Mahabalipuram
2904Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the Constitution of India?Supreme Court
2905If a U-238 nucleus splits into two identical parts, how will the two nuclei be so produced?Stable
2906Where is the Securities and Exchange Board of India located?Mumbai
2907Which is the hottest planet?Venus
2908By whom was the temple of Konark built?Narsimha of the Eastern Ganges
2909Which year is celebrated as International Year of Quinoa?2013
2910Which plant produces seeds but not flowers?Groundnut
2911Which is not the concern of the local government?Public Utility Services
2912What is the distance between two consecutive longitudes (910 E and 920 E) at-the Poles?0 km
2913Who was the founder of the second Afghan Empire in India?Sher Shah Suri
2914Which metal is used for making boats because it does not corrode by seawater?Titanium
2915Why is Poverty in less developed countries largely?Due to income inequality
2916When is the Commonwealth Day observed by its member countries?May 24
2917How many kilometres are represented by 10 of latitude?111 km
2918What was the official language of the Delhi sultanate?Persian
2919For which snake is the diet mainly composed of other snakes?King cobra
2920In which part is the provision of amending the Constitutional Provision is given?Part XX Article 368
2921If a proton of mass m is moving with the velocity of light, what will its mass be?Infinite
2922The highest annual precipitation occurs in which basin?Amazon basin
2923Which popular Sufi Silsilah tried to counteract the liberal religious policy of Akbar?Naqshbandi
2924Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which game?Badminton
2925Who is most benefitted from inflation?Debtors
2926Which insect spreads Kala-azar? – Sand flySand fly
2927What is Snow line?The altitude above which snow never melts
2928Who was the first Mughal emperor to issue a firman in favour of the British to open a factory at Surat?Jahangir
2929In whom the executive authority of the Union is vested by the Constitution?President
2930Which is a strong smelling agent added to LPG cylinder to help in the detection of gas leakage?Thioethanol
2931Who is the first Indian to take a hat trick in an international test?Harbhajan Singh
2932In which type of rocks are metals like gold and copper mostly found?Old Igneous
2933Who concluded the Treaty of Srirangapatnam with Tipu Sultan?Cornwallis
2934Survey of India is under which ministry?Environment and Forest Ministry
2935Food prepared by plant, through which is transported to different part of plant?Phloem
2936Which Chief Justice of India has acted as President of India?M. Hidayatullah
2937Which is a metamorphic rock?Slate
2938Who was the second Portuguese Governor in India?Alfonso de Albuquerque
2939What is the best conductor of electricity?Salt water
2940From which sector is the largest contribution in India’s National Income?Tertiary sector
2941Which was the The first atomic power reactor in India?Apsara
2942The 38th parallel separates which countries?North Korea and South Korea
2943Which Act removed the legal recognition of slavery in India?The Act V of 1843
2944Vascular cambium and corck cambium is the example of which thing?Lateral meristem
2945When did the first linguistic State of Andhra come into existence?October 1, 1953
2946Which of the element of group 17 is radioactive?Astatine
2947What was the earlier name of Surinam?Dutch Guyana
2948Who gave the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?Iqbal
2949Who is associated with the coinage of the name ‘United Nations’?Franklin Roosevelt
2950What are “Open Market Operations”?Selling of giltedged securities by the Government
2951What is responsible for blue body syndrone?Nitrate
2952Which is the highest peak in South India?Anaimudi
2953The Operation Polo was associated with the annexation of which Princely States into Indian Union?Hyderabad
2954The States Reorganisation Act created howmany States and Union Territories?14 and 6
2955Which has the least penetrating power?Alpha particles
2956Which are the working language(s) of the UNESCO?English and French
2957Zozila Pass connects regions?Leh and Sri nagar
2958The name of Ram Prasad Bismil is associated with which case?Kakori Conspiracy Case
2959Opium-war was fought between which countries?Britain and Japan
2960Which land mark in medical history was the first to take place?Plastic surgery
2961Which amendments accorded precedence to Directive Principle over Fundamental Rights?42nd Amendment
2962At which place is the monkey called Lion-tailed macaque naturally found?Nilgiris
2963Who was the Hindu saint to have as disciple both Hindus and Muslims?Sri Chaitanya
2964Most of the explosions in mines occur due to the mixing of things?Oxygen with acetylene
2965Which is the ‘Slack Season’ in the Indian Economy?Jan.-June
2966Which metal causes Itai-itai disease?Cadmium
2967Which state is the percentage of forest area to total geographical area the highest?Arunachal Pradesh
2968Who was the most radia of the Bhakti Saints?Kabir
2969What is the number of plant species estimated to be present in India?40000
2970In which part of the Constitution the concept of Welfare State finds elaboration?Directive Principles
2971Which is the example of ideal black body?A pin hole box
2972Aretes are sharp ridges which develop between adjacent?Cirques
2973In which year, the Battle of Buxar was fought?1764
2974The International Court of Justice was established in which year?1946
2975On which bast is the India’s wage policy?Cost of living
2976Which is the first national park established in India?Corbet
2977The term ‘truncated spur’ is associated with which process?Glacial process
2978Who was the Governor General when the first Anglo- Burmese was started?Lord Amherst
2979Which writ is a bulwark of personal freedom?Habeas Corpus
2980Glass is made of the mixture of which things?Sand and silicates
2981When was the Universal Postal Union (UPU) establish?1874
2982Which activity occupies the largest area of the world?Pastoral herding
2983From where The Great Granary of the Indus Valley Civilization has been discovered?Mohenjodaro
2984When is World Day for Water, recognized by the UN observed?March 22
2985What is the Biological death of a patient?Death of tissues of the brain
2986Which writ may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right?Habeas Corpus
2987Which is the chief characteristic of wet and dry tropics?Constant heating
2988Where was the Great Bath of the Indus Valley Civilization discovered?Mohenjodaro
2989What is a graph is plotted taking °C along the Y-axis and of K along the X- axis?Straight line
2990What is the situation with increasing unemployment and inflation termed?Stagflation
2991When is the ‘World AIDS Day’ observed all over the world?1st December
2992The Hindustan steel Ltd. Durgapur has been set up with the help of which country?United kingdom
2993Who was the Greek ambassador in the’ court of Chandragupta Maurya?Megasthenese
2994Inside the body, why does blood not coagulate?Due to the presence of heparin
2995Department of Official Language (Raj Bhasha Vibhag) comes under which Ministries?Ministry of Home Affairs
2996Acetyl salicylic acid is commonly used as which medicine?A pain killer
2997Which is not a foot-loose industry?Suger Industry
2998Megasthenese was the Ambassador of which rular?Seleucus Nikator
2999Who has taken the highest number of wickets in Test Cricket?Muttiah Muralitharan
3000Which can be used for checking inflation temporarily?Decrease in money supply
3001Production of which is a function of the liver?Urea
3002Which planet is known as ‘Morning Star’?Venus
3003The Khajuraho shrines built by Chandella rulers are dedicated to which god?Vishnu and Shiva
3004In which years did the Right to Information Act come into force?2005
3005The electron emitted in beta radiation originates from where?Inner orbits of atoms
3006The name of Geoff Bycott is associated with which game?Cricket
3007What is exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis?23 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 see
3008Who built the famous Dilwara temple at Mount Abu in the 13th century?Tejapala
3009Who was first President of U.S.A. to visit India?D. W. Eisenhower
3010Where is Human body’s main organ of balance located?Inner part of ear
3011Whow resigned as Vice-President to contest for the office of the President?V.V. Giri
3012Which chemically inactive gas present in the atmosphere?Argon
3013By whom was the Persian style of Sabaq-i-Hindi adopted?Amir Khusrau
3014By whom was the absolute value of charge on electron determined?R.A. Millikan
3015What does real national income denote?National income at constant prices
3016Who was the first PM of England?Gladstone
3017What are the Doldrums?Equatorial zone with low pressure
3018Which acquired the double dome for the first time?Tomb of Sikandar Lodi
3019What is the net gain of energy from one gram mole of glucose during aerobic respiration?38 ATP
3020Where are the disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice- President settle?In the Supreme Court
3021From which the cathode ray particles originate in a discharge tube?Cathode
3022Which is the country that has the greatest length of the day during summer?Norway
3023Which Mughal emperor is credited with the composition of Hindi songs?Jahangir
3024Which laser type is used in a laser printer?Dye laser
3025Under VAT, how many slabs are there?4
3026In plant body, by which the water and minerals are transported?Xylum
3027Wood pulp comes from which region?Coniferous forest region
3028Which first Mughal building to have been built entirely of marble?Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb
3029After howmany years is Election of Rajya Sabha held?2 years
3030Which element has two electrons in the K-shell only?Helium
3031How much is one barrel of oil approximately equal to?159 litres
3032Where are the oceanic current named as ‘Kuroshio, Kurile and Alaskan’ located?North Pacific Ocean
3033Which is the oldest surviving newspaper in India?Bombay Samachar
3034Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which field?Architecture
3035Major part of CO2 is transported to respiratory surface in form of which ion?HCO 3 ion
3036The powers of the Election Commission are given in which Article of the Constitution?324
3037Which sea is without a coasts?Sargasso sea
3038Who remarked ‘the bones of the cotton weavers are bleaching the plains of India’?William Bentinck
3039What is the energy of the winds and the waves?Kinetic
3040What is the cause of inflation?Increase in money supply and fall in production
3041Michael Jackson was a distinguished personality in which field?Pop music
3042Which can come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca?Singapore
3043Who founded the Banaras Hindu University?Madan Mohan Malviya
3044Which what is nucessary for digestion of food?Enzyme
3045Why are the Fundamental Freedoms under Article 19 suspended during emergency?War or external aggression
3046Which type of isomerism is shown by diethyl ether and methyl propyl ether?Metamerism
3047Which river flows through a rift valley?Narmada
3048Which Mahajanapada was situated on the bank of river Godawari?Assaka
3049Who is the author of the book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’?George Orwell
3050Who is most benefitted from inflation?Debtors
3051Which element is depleted most from the soil after a crop is harvested?Potassium
3052The Naga hills form the watershed between India and which country?Myanmar
3053Which dynasty was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander’s invasion?Nanda
3054What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply?Limited government
3055On which principle does Rocket work?Conservation of momentum
3056Who is the author of the best seller book ‘No Full stops in India’?Mark Tully
3057In the realm of coal production in the world, what is the rank of india?Fourth
3058Amir Khusrau played a pioneer rule in the development of which thing?Khari Boli
3059Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test Cricket?Muttiah Muralitharan
3060Which animal-that eats both plants and animals?Omnivore
3061By whom is the Governor is appointed?President
3062Which has the largest number of sugar mills?Uttar Pradesh
3063Where is the Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is situated?Delhi
3064Which allotrope of the carbon is used in cutting and drilling?Diamond
3065Which treated as artificial currency?SDR
3066Which place is known as the ‘Mecca of Indian Football’?Kolkata
3067What is the slow wobbling of Earth as it spins on its axis called?Precession
3068Which god was not worshipped during the time of Rigvedic Aryans?Shiva
3069Which element is essentials for the transmission of impulses in the nerve fibre?Calcium
3070What is the maximum permissible period between two sessions of a State Legislative Assembly?Six months
3071If the mass of the pendulum is doubled, what will its the time period?Remains same
3072Wireless communication is reflected back to the earth’s surface by the which zone?Ionsphere
3073Which was the chief feature of Rig Vedic religion?Performance of sacrifices
3074Who won the Man Booker Award in 2012?Hilary Martel
3075Terms of economics, which recession occurring two times with a small gap in between?Deep Recession
3076In certain amino acids, which elements is found in addition to carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen?Sulphur
3077Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Indonesia
3078Who was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha?Vardhamana Mahavira
3079Under which ministry is the National River Conservation Directorate?Ministry of Environment and Forests
3080Dialysis is used for people with defective kidneys. What does It involves?The process of osmosis
3081Who’ has been awarded the Sydney peace Prize 2012?Sakai Holland
3082What is the difference between IST and GMT?5 hours 30 minutes
3083Who was the first monarch of Magadh kingdom In the sixth century B.C.?Bimbisara
3084Uranium Corporation of India Limited is situated in which state?Bihar
3085How much portion of egg does protein content?0.133
3086Which States has granted Sanskrit language the status of the second official language of the State?Uttarakhand
3087What is the period of one revolution of sun around the centre of galaxy called?Cosmic year
3088The rock-cut caves at Elephanta belong to which period?Chalukyas
3089Which are waves moving from a sitar to a listener in air?Longitudinal progressive
3090In which case is the area under cultivation is declining fast?Jute
3091The first neutron reactor of India, ‘Kamini’, is situated at which place?Kalpakkam
3092By whom are the planets are kept in motion in their respective orbits?Gravitation and centrifugal force
3093The images of which deities are in the temple of Angkorvat?Hindu deities
3094In human beings, What is the opening of the stomach into the small Intestine called?Pylorus
3095Which is the largest committee of Parliament of India?Estimates Committee
3096Which substance coated on plastic tape?Iron oxide
3097Which is the cloud that is dark-grey or black, found at very low height and brings the real rain?Nimbostratus
3098When did Bahmani Kingdom in South India extinguish?In beginning of 16th century
3099Which is the oldest international airline?Dutch KLM
3100By whom was the book Wealth of Nations’ written?Adam Smith
3101What is the roots arises from the horizontal arial branches of tree Banyan called?Prop root
3102The cauliflower shape is associated with which cloud formations?Cumulus
3103What was the The capital of Bahmani Kingdom?Gulbarga
3104Who has the final power to maintain order within the House of People?Speaker
3105X210 has half life of 5 day. What is the time taken for seven-eights of sample of X210 to decay?15 days
3106What is Sagar Samrat’?A drilling ship in Bombay High
3107The Appalachian coal fields, one of the important coal fields in the world, are located in which country?U.S.A.
3108Which was the most prominent industry that f1uorished during the Mughal period?Cotton textiles
3109Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest?Bachendri Pal
3110Which root contain nitroen fixing bacteria?Nodulated root
3111During whose pleasure does teh Attorney General of India hold office?President
3112Which is the producer of copper?Chile
3113By whom was ltmad-ud-daula’s tomb at Agra was built?Nur Jahan
3114A gas is found to have the formula (CO)n. Its vapour density is 70. What must the value of n be?5
3115Which is the place where bankers meet and settle their mutual claims and accounts?Clearing House
3116Limba Ram is associated with which fields?Sports
3117Which coastline formed by the submergence of mountain ridges running parallel to the coast?Dalmation coast
3118‘India for the Indians’ was the political message of which social reformer?Dayanand Saraswati
3119What is considered as the drug of last resort for human being?Chloramphenical
3120Who is the Father of local self government in India?Lord Ripon
3121What are Alpha rays emitted from a radioactive substance?Helium nuclear
3122Which is not an important condition for growth of coral?Wave-free salt water
3123Where was the Arya Samaj setup for the first time in 1875?Bombay
3124Which newspaper was published in Bengali language?Jugantar
3125The Imperial Bank of India, after nationalisation was given the name of which bank?State Bank of India
3126Deficiency of which vitamin causes knock-knee, bow legs and pigeon chest in children?Vitamin D
3127The lake Ontario and St. Lawrence of USA and Canada lie to the south-east of which bay?Hudson Bay
3128Which event was characterised by Montague as ‘Preventive Murder’?Massacre of Jallianwala Bagh
3129What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine?14 years
3130Which mixture is homogeneous?Methanol and water
3131Which is not an award given on the National Awards Day?Vishwamitra Award
3132What is the major source of oceanic salinity?Rivers
3133On which date was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated?January 30, 1948
3134How long are professional Golf Tour players allotted per short?45 seconds
3135BCG vaccination (Bacillus Calmette Guerine) is injected to get immunity from which disease?Tuberculosis
3136Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?Parliament
3137Which country has the longest international boundary with India?Bangladesh
3138Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ deals with the aspects of which policies?Political policies
3139The hydraulic brakes used in automobiles is a direct application of which law?Pascal’s law
3140In which year was Minimum inflation in post economic reform?1999-2000
3141When did the first Commonwealth Games take place?1930
3142Which is the deepest landlocked protected port?Vishakhapatnam
3143Where was a Buddhisit council during the reign of Ashoka held?At Pataliputra
3144What is the factor adversely affecting the fermentation process?High concentration of sugar
3145Which port caters to the export of Kudremukh iron ore?New Mangalore
3146Which Mughal painter according to Abul Fazl was excellent in drawing of features?Basawan
3147Which Indian Cricketer was given the title ‘Tiger’?Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
3148What does Inflation imply?Rise in general price index
3149How does retina in the eyes acts?Film in the camera
3150Mahatma Gandhi Hydroelectric Project is on which river?Sharavati
3151Who was the first Engish person who visited the court of Akbar?Ralph Fitch
3152A Judge of the Supreme Court of India is to hold office until he attains the age of howmany years?65 years
3153In which transmission are sound and video signals transmitted simultaneously?T.V. Transmission
3154The first Olympic Games were held in which year?776 BC
3155What does not affect visibility on the ground?Dew
3156In which age the Man passed from the food gathering stage to the food producing stage?Neolithic Age
3157Who sports personality is known as the Payyoli Express?P. T. Usha
3158What is the proportion of red blood corpuscles and white blood corpuscles in human body?500 : 1
3159Territorial waters of India extends upto how many nautical miles?12
3160Which winds are flowing from sub tropical high pressure to sub polar low pressure?Westerlies
3161What was the greatest invention of man in Palaeolithic Age?Fire
3162Which vitamin plays a vital role in the coagulating property of blood?Vitamin K
3163Which organizations agency is involved in drafting the Union Budget of India?Administrative Ministries only
3164With which game in Christianio Ronaldo associated?Football
3165How is angular speed of a whirlwind in a tornado towards the centre?Decreases rapidly
3166In which the claim of Ashoka’s greatness cheifly lay?Promotion of welfare of his people
3167Sweating during exercise indicates operation of which process in the human body?Osmoregulation
3168Which is the State having the largest population of scheduled castes?Utter Pradesh
3169Why is used as coolant in the radiator of a car engine?Because it has high specific heat
3170What are tropical cyclones of the Bay of Bengal usually called?Typhoons
3171Which Ashokan inscription gives an account of the Kalinga war and its effects?Minor Rock Edict XIII
3172Where are the headquarters of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) located?Jeddah
3173What does National income ignore?Salary of employees
3174Which is responsible for converting milk into curd?Bacteria
3175Mangrane vegetation in India is most extensive in which forest?Sunder bans
3176‘Who among the following are credited to have built the famous Ellora caves?Rashtrakutas
3177What type of Party system has been evolved in India?Multi-Party
3178Which is used in beauty parlours for’ hair setting?Sulphur
3179Which monument in India is the memorial to the unknown soldier?India Gate
3180When was petroleum discovered first in commercial quantitie in India?1890
3181In India, who was the first to put forward the theory that the earth revolves round the sun?Aryabhatta
3182Who is the founder of world Economic Forum?Klaus Schwab
3183Which fungus is responsible for the tikka disease of groundnut?Cercosplora personata
3184Which post does the Constitution of India does not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister
3185What is the ‘Solar Corona’ mainly?Consists of molten lava
3186Who was a blind poet who worshipped Krishna and spread Krishna Bhakti cult?Surdas
3187A metal sheet with circular hole is heated. what change will be in the hole?It will Expand
3188Which bank prints currency notes of the denomination of Rs. 100?The Bank Note Press, Dewas
3189Gum Kelucharan Mohapatra is a maestro of which dance form?Kathak
3190Which gas is most predominant in the Sun?Hydrogen
3191Who invited Babar to invade India?Alain khan, the father of Dilawar Khan
3192Which animals who have constant body temperature?Homeothermic
3193After howmuch time are the elections to Panchayats are to be held?Every five years
3194Which is the lightest gas?Hydrogen
3195Which wind in the northern hemisphere, the wind blowing from the Horse latitudes to the Doldrums?Trade wind
3196Who focused his work chiefly on Sher Shah Suri?Abbas khan Sarwani
3197When did Unrepresented- Nations and Peoples Organisation come into existence?1991
3198How many languages are used on a ten rupee note?15
3199How much daily intake of proteins is recommended for a moderately active women?46 gram
3200Which Warm dry winds blowing down the east slopes of Rockies?Chinook
3201During the reign of Emperor Akbar, who where the famous men Haribans, Mukund and Daswant?Painters
3202Who is to conduct the elections to the Panchayats and Municipalities?State Election Commission
3203By inserting a soft iron piece into solenoid, what does the strength of the magnetic field?Increase
3204Before 31st August, 1965 how many members were in the Economic and Social Council?18
3205Which industry uses mica?Electrical industry
3206Who was the first Indian to become the member of British Parliament?Dadabhai Naoroji
3207In which year was the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) founded?969
3208White lung disease is prevalent among the worker of which industry?Cotton Industry
3209Who decides about the reasonableness of the restrictions placed on Fundamental Rights?Courts
3210Why is Los Angeles is famous?For film studios
3211Who said, “Good government was never a good substitute for self government”?Swami Dayananda
3212When Metal carbonate reacts with dilute acids, what does it forms?CO 2
3213What is the effect of inflation on tax revenue results in a situation?Fiscal drag
3214When is World Post Day, recognized by the UN observed?October 9
3215The Kiel Canal links which seas?North Sea and Baltic Sea
3216Who had founded the Theosophical Society in the United States of America?Madame Blavatsky
3217Which group contains only antibiotics?Penicillin, tetramycin, streptomycin
3218By whom is the Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive enjoined?Directive Principle
3219How is the electric potential at the centre of a charged conductor?Same as on the surface
3220On which river are Victoria Falls in Africa located?River Zambezi
3221In which year did Mahatma Gandhi enter into freedom struggle in India?1917
3222Feroz Gandhi Award, is given for outstanding performance in which field?Journalism
3223What is the inflation experienced in the country at present?Cost-push inflation
3224For which disease is Oncogene responsible?Cancer
3225Which sets of cities is located on the reference longitude for Indian standard time?Kakinanda- Pondicherry
3226Who destroyed the Empire of Chalukyas of Badami?Rashtrakutas
3227For the enforcement of Fundamental Rights, what can the Supreme Court do?It may issue a writ
3228The element common to all the acids is known as which name?Hydrogen
3229To integrate cultural leaders into its meeting, which gives “Crystal Award”?World Economic Forum
3230The Konkan Coast stretches between which regions?Goa and Cochin
3231Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal?Rajendra I
3232Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located?Khadakwasla
3233Which chamber of human heart pumps fully oxy, genated blood to aorta and hence to the body?Left Ventricle
3234Which writ is issued by the court in case of illegal detention of a person?Habeas Corpus
3235Soil can best be conserved on the hills by which of the cultivating methods?Contour ploughing
3236The Vijay Satambha (Tower of Victory) at Chittor was built by which ruler?Rana Kumbha
3237Which is most efficient engine?Electric
3238Which is the most important small-scale industry in India?Handloom
3239By whom was the book ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ written?Jonathan Swift
3240Why does north-western India receive substantial rainfall during winter months?Westerly disturbances
3241Who built the temple of the Sun God at Konark?Kapilendra
3242Which bacteria helps in improving the soil fertility?Rhizobrum
3243TheArchaeological Survey of India is an attached office of which Department/ Ministry?Culture
3244Which is the gas usually filled in the electric bulb?Nitrogen
3245What is an intrusion of magma along a bedding plane is called?Batholith
3246Of which metal was the The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavations of Harappa?Bronze
3247Which is nearest to Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research?Mahabalipuram
3248Which part of separated UTI is under SEBI’s regulation?UTI-II
3249What is the principle pathway of water translocation in angiosperms?Xylem vessel system
3250Which is the highest coal-producing country in the world?China
3251What was the most important feature of the Government of India Act of 1919?Introduction of Dyarchy
3252In which Ministry, the census organisation has been functioning on a permanent footing since 1961?Home Affairs
3253Who invented the laser?Charles H. Townes
3254Which country has the largest number of’ land-border neighbouring countries?Russia
3255Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?Oxygen
3256Which animal was domesticated by the Harappans?Buffalo, sheep, dog, pig.
3257Which Article of the UN Charter established the International Trusteeship System?75
3258Which tree require highest amount of water for growth?Euclyptus
3259Which is the largest Committee of the Parliament?The Estimates Committee
3260Where are Mulberry trees grown mainly for silk production in China?Yangtze delta
3261Who transferred his capital from Rajgir to Pataliputra?Udayin
3262Which alloys is used for making magnets?Alnico
3263By which bank are the central banking functions in India performed?Reserve Bank of India
3264In which year, African Export and Import Bank came into existence?1978
3265Which is known for extensive tropical rain forest?Congo basin
3266Which transferred his capital from Patliputra to Vaishali?Shishunaga
3267What is the principal structural elements of a living cell?Carbon
3268In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence?1963
3269One calorie is the heat required to raise the temperature of 1g of water by how many degrees?1°C
3270When was petroleum discovered first in commercial quantities in India?1890
3271Who was not a contemporary of the ‘Other three?Milinda
3272When is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day observed?October 9
3273From where does the National Stock Exchange functions?Mumbai
3274What is known as power house of cell?Mitochondria
3275How many number of atomic power plants existing in India today?9
3276Which ancient Mahajanapadas was located on the bank of Yamuna?Vatsa
3277By whom was the idea of the Constitution of India first of all given?M. N. Roy
3278To whom the credit for the discovery of transuranic element goes?Seaborg
3279When is World Development Information Day, recognized by the UN is observed?October 24
3280On which date does Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere occur?December, 22
3281Who were the originators of the Dravidian style of architecture and sculpture in South India?Cholas
3282How many medals did P.T. Usha win at the Xth Asiad?4
3283What is the role of in the rabbit and horse, the appendix?It helps in digestion of cellulose
3284By whom were the members of the Constituent Assembly elected?By Provincial Assemblies
3285How much does one degree of the circumference of the earth measure (approx.)?111 km
3286Which was the dynasty that succeeded the Chalukyas in Western India?Rashtrakutas
3287What is the Mode of transmission of heat in which heat carried by a moving particles?Convection
3288Who are not protected against inflation?Agricultural farmers
3289The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place?Hamilton (Canada)
3290In the earth’s atmosphere, what changes in the atmospheric pressure?Decreases with height
3291During the reign of Iltutmish which was a silver coin in use?Tanka
3292A girl ate sweets while fanning the flies away. Due to this, she suffered from a which disease?Cholera
3293What is the total number of High Courts in India at present?24
3294Sodium carbonate crystals lose water molecules. What is this property called?Efflorescence
3295Where are the tropical cyclones-Hurricanes and Typhoons-develop and mature?Any where in the tropical zone
3296What was Karaj in the thirteenth century?Tax on cultivation
3297The Paratroopers Training School of the Indian, Air Force, is located at which place?Agra (U.P.)
3298What is termed as the period of high inflation and low economic growth?Stagflation
3299Which cell organelle is semi-permeable?Plasma membrane
3300In which country is Cork is chiefly produced?Cadiz (Spain)
3301Which was the original name of Tansen, the famous musician in the court of Akbar?Ramtanu Pande
3302When can the salaries of High Court judges be reduced?During a Financial Emergency
3303Which electromagnetic radiation is most prevalent in the atmosphere?Infrared
3304Where is Indian Institute of Petroleum located?Dehradun
3305Which pair of countries the leading manufacturers of cement in the world?China and India
3306Of which kingdom was Malik Ambar the Prime Minister?Ahrnadnagar
3307Which scientist shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with his son?William Henry Bragg
3308Which gase is essential for photosynthesis process?CO 2
3309Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?Sachidananda Sinha
3310Which river crosses the Equator twice?Congo
3311Who was thrice elected President of the Indian National Congress?Dadabhai Naoroji
3312The couple between base units of DNA is through which bonding?Hydrogen bonding
3313Which industry was started first in India?Tea
3314The sun is visible a little before the actual sunrise because of which reaction?Atmospheric refraction
3315On the bank of which river is New York situated?River Hudson
3316During whose Viceroyalty, Queen Victoria was crowned with ‘Kaiser-i- Hind’ in Delhi Durbar?Lytton
3317Throgh which are water and mineral in plant are transported?Xylem
3318Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?B. R. Ambedkar
3319Which electromagnetic wave has the longest wavelength?Gamma rays
3320Lakshadweep is a group of how many islands?25
3321In which year did Annie Besant enjoy the Presidentship of the INC?1917
3322Which European country is the guarantor of Bank of Central African States?France
3323Which state ranks first in terms of the maximum number of agro-based industries?Punjab
3324Trunk of tree increases in grith due to cell division in which tissue?Meristematic tissue
3325The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli lies between which states of India?Gujarat and Maharashtra
3326Who was the political guru of Gandhiji?Gopal Krishna Gokhale
3327What is the maximum strength of the nominated members in both the Houses of Parliament?14
3328Acetylene is used as an anaesthetic under which name?Narcylene
3329Which European country provide its currency for Bank of Central African States?France
3330Forest policy of govt. aims to bring what percentage of total area, under forest?0.33
3331Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq shifted his capital from Delhi to which place?Daulatabad
3332Rabindranath Tagore was awarded Noble Prize for his which literary work?Geetanjali
3333Which is responsible for red rot of sugarcane?Collectorichum falcatum
3334In nuclear fission, how many percentage of mass is converted into energy?0.001
3335Which are the most important commercial forests of India?Tropical deciduous
3336Who was the first woman ruler of medieval India?Razia Sultan
3337Who decides whether a particular bill is a Money Bill or not?Speaker of Lok Sabha
3338Which property is processed by the ferromagnetic substance?Hysterasis
3339Word Bull and Big are associated with which branch of commercial activity?Share Market
3340Which is a true example of Median mass?Indo-Gangetic plain
3341In which book has Buddha been described as an ocean of wisdom and compassion?Amarakosa
3342Who is the author of the book “The Audacity of Hope”?Barack Obama
3343Which stage of development of insect is most harmful for crop?Caterpillar
3344Indian President and Prime Minister are a replica of the heads of the State of which country?Britain
3345Niagara Falls is located between which pairs of lakes?Lake Erie and lake Ontario
3346What was the crux of early Buddhism?Renunciation of desire
3347What is the major ingredient of leather?Collagen
3348With which sport is Leroy Burrell associated?Athletics
3349Of which bills Open market operations of a Central Bank are sale and purchase?Trade bills
3350Which country makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?Iceland
3351During which time was Gandhara school of art developed?Mauryas
3352By which are heredity characters of parent transfered to their offspring?Chromosomes
3353When is the Constitution of India designed to work as a unitary government?In times of Emergency
3354Which particle has similar mass to that of the electron?Positron
3355Which Grand Banks are famous fishing grounds in the region?North-West Atlantic
3356The King Kanishka held a great Buddhist Council under whose presidentship?Vasurnitra
3357The term ‘deuce’ is common in which two games?Badminton and Tennis
3358What is the number of principal organs of UNO?6
3359What is exception to Mendel’s principle of dominance?Mirablius
3360Among source of power India has largest reserves of which source of power?Coal
3361Which Generals of Alauddin Khilji ultimately became the first Sultan of the Tughlaq dynasty?Ghazi Malik
3362Who is the highest Law Officer of a State?Advocate General
3363Which acid used to remove inkspots?Oxalic acid
3364To meet the growing needs for coins in the country, where does the Government propose to set up another mint?Noida
3365Which oil field of India is the oldest and still producing oil?Digboi
3366The first Muslim conquest of the Hindu Kingdoms of Deccan was effected by whose forces?Alauddin Khilji
3367Since when has US been a member of the UN?1945
3368For pasteurisation of milk by Flash method, at which temperature is milk heated?100°C
3369After howmuch time are the elections to Panchayats are to be held?Every five years
3370How are the orbits of planets around the Sun, or of satellites around the Earth,?Circular and elliptic
3371Buland Darwaza, built -by Akbar, is to commemorate the victory of which state?Gujarat
3372A car is running on a road at a uniform speed of 60 km/hr. What is the net resultant force on the car?Equal to zero
3373Dog bite can cause rabies. Which other animals can also cause rabies?Bat
3374For international payments, to which currency is the Indian currency linked?American Dollar
3375What is the outermost layer of Sun called?Corona
3376Where is the tomb of Babar?Kabul
3377Which chemical is used for preserving fruit juices?Sodium benzoate
3378How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)?3
3379Which metal is found in ‘plaster of paris’?Calcium
3380The dry wind ‘Santa Ana’ blows in which country?California
3381To which battle of the beginning of the British political sway over India can be traced?Plassey
3382Which animal which can tolerate more summer heat?Goat
3383When does World Health Organization organise ‘World Aids Day’?1st December
3384Which root develops from any part of plant body except the radical?Adventitious root
3385Cyclonic rainfall largely occurs in which country?India
3386The final defeat of the Maratha Confederacy came during the time of which governor?Hastings
3387Which High Court has jurisdiction over the State of Arunachal Pradesh?Mumbai
3388Between which bodies is one Astronomical Unit the average distance?Earth and the Sun
3389Where are the headquarters of IMF and World Bank located?Both Washington DC
3390What is the Molten rock below the surface of the earth?Magma
3391In ‘March 1925, who was elected as the President of the Central Legislative Assembly?Vithalbhai Patel
3392Which is a World Bank group of five institutions?IDA
3393In plant which one of the following tissues is dead?Collenchyma
3394With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?With the Parliament
3395Which is a chemical weathering process?Oxidation
3396In which year did Mahatma Gandhi return to India, leaving South Africa for ever?1915
3397Which non-metals is not a poor conductor of electricity?Selenium
3398When International Day of Older Persons, recognized by the UN is observed?October 1
3399What was the earlier name of the WTO?GAD
3400Which country is known as the ‘Sugar bowl of the World’?Cuba
3401Mahamastakabhisheka, a great religious event, is associated with and done for whom?Bahubali
3402For the implantation of fertilize ova uterus secret which harmone?Estrogen
3403A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?The President
3404Which radiation emitted from the sun has highest wavelength?Micro waves
3405What is a person of mixed European and Indian blood in Latin America is called?Mestizo
3406The first Buddhist Council was held in which city?Rajgriha
3407When is World Environment Day, recognized by the UN observed?June 5
3408Michael Ferreira is associated with which game/sport?Billiards
3409Which major chemical compound found in human kidney stones?Calcium oxalate
3410Duncan Passage is located between which regions?South and Little Andaman
3411Which was the Mughal Emperor who prohibited the use of tobacoo?Aurangzeb
3412By whom was collective responsibility of the Cabinet introduced in India?Constitution of India
3413Aluminium surface are often ‘anodized’. This means deposition of a layer of which oxide?Zinc oxide
3414In which year was Railway Budget in India separated from general budget?1924-25
3415Which is the highest mountain peak in India?Mt. K2
3416Who streamlined the Maratha administration after Shambhaji?Raja Ram
3417Kamlesh Mehta has distinguished hems elf in which game/sport?Table Tennis
3418Ultimate environmental hazard to mankind, why?Due to Nuclear pollution
3419If a Minister of a State wants to resign, to whom he should address the letter of resignation?Chief Minister
3420Which crop are grown mainly in the irrigated areas during Zaid?Moong and Urad
3421How were the ritualistic precepts attached to the hymns of the Vedas known?Brahmanas
3422The ozone layer in the atmosphere is at a height of about how many k.m.?50 km
3423Rajiv Gandhi National Flying Institute is has been established in which State?Maharashtra
3424With which India’s progress has been reasonably satisfactory in connection?Growth of GNP
3425Critical criteria for the location of an aluminium plant in India are the availability of which things?Bauxite and electricity
3426From which place did the Aryans came to India?Central Asia
3427Sound become hazardous noise pollution at which level?Above 80 dB
3428Who is to conduct the elections to the Panchayats and Municipalities?State Election Commission
3429Which metal is extracted by thermal reduction process?Copper
3430Which Scale is used for recording weather condition?Centigrade
3431According to whom was persecutor of Buddhism?Divyavadana
3432In which city is the Global Automotive Research Centre being set up?Chennai
3433Who produced the first automobile?Henry Ford
3434Which Animal is also known as ‘Portuguese man of war’?Physalia
3435Which chemically inactive gas present in atmosphere?Argon
3436To which region did Satavahanas belonged?Andhra region
3437A Municipal Corporation is set up in a city with howmuch population of not less than?10 lakh
3438How many electrons will have a charge of one coulomb?6.2 × 10 18
3439Of the various ways of financing government’s investment expenditure, what is the least inflationary?Taxation
3440Which state leads in the production of maize?Punjab
3441Which rulers began the construction’ of the famous Kailasa rock-cut temple at Ellora?Krishna-I
3442What is the mean of Epigraphy?The study of inscriptions
3443Entamoeba histolytica is found in which part of man?Intestine
3444Which was the only President of India who elected unopposed?Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
3445Which is not plantation crop?Sugarcane
3446Who laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire?Dantidurga
3447Which synthetic fibre is known as artificial silk?Rayon
3448In the UN, how many territories were placed under the trusteeship system?11
3449By which band is Monetary policy regulated?Central Bank
3450If a solar eclipse occurs when the moon is quite far from the earth, how would be the eclipse?Likely to be annular
3451During the Mughal period which trader first came to-India?Portuguese
3452Reduced leaves and sunken stomata are the main feature of which thing?Xerophytes
3453When the Vice-President officiates as President, whose salary does he draw?President
3454Which quantity remains constant in a step-down transformer?Power
3455What is the approximate equatorial circumference of the earth?40,000 Km
3456Sher Shah died while fighting in which war?Kalinjar
3457Where is the headquarter of the International Court of Justice?The Hague
3458When is World Intellectual Property Day, recognized by the UN is observed?April 26
3459What ratio of forest area needed for ecologycal balance in India?0.333
3460Which forces is most powerful in determining movement of wind including its velocity?Pressure gradient force
3461The First Anglo-Burmese War was concluded by a treaty Which is that?Treaty of Yandaboo
3462In which year were the first general elections in India held?1951
3463All acids contain which element?Hydrogen
3464In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society?Fifth
3465Which local wind is not characteristically hot and dry?Mistral
3466What was Tipu Sultan’s major interest in building ships?To promote trade and commerce
3467When is World Blind Day/World Sight Day observed?October 15
3468Cirrhosis is a disease that affects which organ?Liver
3469In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections?1967
3470Which predominantly acts as the agent of chemical erosion of soil?Underground water
3471In which movements Bande Mataram was adopted as a slogan for agitation?Partition of Bengal in 1905
3472What is the number of basic units in the International System of Units?7
3473How many gold medals did P.T. Usha win in the 1986 Seoul Asian Games?4
3474Upon which development the Second Five Year Plan laid mote stress?Industrialisation
3475Formation of pot holes in river beds is an example of thing?Corrosion
3476Who was founder of All India Harijan Sangha in 1932?M. K. Gandhi
3477Milk, cheese and eggs are the source of vitamins which vitamins?A and D
3478Which Directive Principle is based on Gandhian ideology?Promotion of cottage industries
3479Which type of glass can cut off ultraviolet rays?Crookes glass
3480Asia accounts for nearly howmany percent of world population?55
3481Who deciphered the Brahmi inscription of Ashoka first time?James Princep
3482India reached the final of the Davis Cup for the first time in which year?1966
3483In which state is the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development located?Tamil Nadu
3484BMD testing is done to diagnose which disease?Osteoporosis
3485Which are the regions with the highest and lowest densities respectively?Europe and Oceania
3486With whose reign is the Gandhara school of art associated?Kanishka
3487Which Directive Principle of State Policy has NOT been implemented so far?Uniform civil code for the citizens
3488If you swim one km, how many miles do you swim?0.62
3489Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States?Stamp Duties
3490Which is the juction point of the Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats of India?Nilgiri Hills
3491Revenue system during Akbar’s reign was in the hands of which person?Todarmal
3492Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research?Prime Minister of India
3493Golden rice has the highest quantity of which vitamin?Vitamin A
3494When did the first linguistic State of Andhra come into existence?October 1, 1953
3495The highest peak of the Himalayas in India is in which state?Sikkim
3496Which Upanishads were translated into Persian by Dara Shikh?Sirr-i-Akbar
3497Which is called philosopher’s wool?Zinc oxide
3498Which is the highest mountain peak in India?K2
3499Which is not a direct tax?Tax on entertainment
3500Ankaleshwar in India is known for the production of which state?Assam
3501In which culture is the earliest evidence of silver in India found?Harappan Culture
3502Which test helps in diagnosis of cancer?Biopsy test
3503From which fund are the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court drawn?Consolidated Fund
3504Which animal belongs to the family in which Panda belongs?Bear
3505English is the official language of which State?Nagaland
3506The ratio of the inertial mass to gravitational mass is equal to which number?1
3507Which was India’s first mobile offshore drilling platform?Sagar Samrat
3508Where has the use of plough been evidenced?Kalibangan
3509Who first imparted a mass character to the Indian National Congress?Mahatma Gandhi
3510Which President of-India served for two terms?Rajendra Prasad
3511Which part of cockroach bears exo and endoskeleton?Head
3512Which region receives the rainfall throughout the year due to westerly winds?South Chile
3513Which was initially the most powerful city state of Indian in the 6th century
B. C.?
Magadh
3514Under which Article of the Constitution is the President’s rule promulgated on any State in India?356
3515What is the most abundant element on the earth’s crust by weight?Oxygen
3516Why does the Issue Department of the RBI maintain a against printing of note?Minimum Reserve System
3517Which winds are predominantly seasonal winds?Monsoon winds
3518Upto where Chandraqupta Maurya’s empire extended in the north-west?Hindukush
3519The theory of use and disuse was used to explain evolution by which scientist?Lamarck
3520By when is extinction of a species in a food chain compensated?Food web
3521For howmany month can the proclamation of emergency at the first instance be restricted?6 months
3522Which state is the largest producer of Gypsum?Rajasthan
3523By whom were The Chalukyas of Badami were succeeded?Rashtrakutas
3524Where is the intensity of the earth’s gravitational field maximum?At the pole
3525When is United Nations Day for Women Rights and International Peace observed?March 8
3526Rupee was devalued by what percent in July 1991?20 Percent
3527What is the position of India in terms of production of coal?Fourth
3528Which Rashtrakuta king founded the capital city’ of Manyakheta?Dantidurga
3529When is the world biodiversity day celebrated annually?5th June
3530To which do the residuary powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong?The State Legislature
3531When ore is heated generally in absence of air then what is process called?Calcination
3532By whom wwere the Saturn rings were discovered?Galileo
3533From which ruler did Humayun received the Kohinoor diamond?The Ruler of Gwalior
3534When is Right to Know Day (Right To Know Day net) observed?September 28
3535Limba Ram is Known for his outstanding performance in which game?Archery
3536Growth of which organ does the virus of AIDS affects?T cells in blood
3537Where is the speed of rotation of the earth highest?Along the Equator
3538Which was the medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of America?Abul Fazl
3539Railways is a subject on which list?Union List
3540The refractive index of a piece of transparent quartz is the greatest for which light?Violet light
3541Which authority sanctions foreign exchange for the import of goods?Reserve Bank of India
3542Which region of the world is called” the bread basket of the world?Temperate grassland
3543Who united all the Sikhs and founded a kingdom in the Punjab?Maharaja Ranjit Singh
3544How many wickets Kapil Dev had taken in Test matches when he retired?434
3545The human body is immune to which disease?Small pox
3546Why was the design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constitutent Assembly of India?July, 1947
3547Where is the thermal equator found?North of geographical equator
3548Which was the capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?Lahore
3549Which pair does not contain a coinage metal?Zinc and Gold
3550Who is the recipient of the 20th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?D.R. Mehta
3551Where is the The headquarter of World Trade Organisation?Geneva
3552Tsunami is a large sea wave caused by an earthquake experienced along the coasts of which country?Japan
3553Who was the first woman’ President of the Indian National Congress?Annie Besant
3554Phycology is the branch of botany, what do we study about in this branch?Algae
3555On which date India became a Sovereign, democratic republic?Jan 26, 1950
3556Why is a water tank appears shallower when it is viewed from top?Due to Refraction
3557On which scale the intensity of earthquakes is measured?Richter scale
3558Who was the founder of the Muslim League in India?Nawab Salimulla
3559Who is the first Indian woman to receive in Borlaug award and in which year?Dr. Amita Patel, 1992
3560The National Institute of Communicable Diseases is located at which place?Delhi
3561Palaeobotany is the branch of botany, what do we study about in this branch?Plant fossils
3562Which is the largest fish exporting region in the world?The North-West Pacific Region
3563By the time of which ruler was Gautama Buddha elevated to the position of God?Kanishka
3564In respect of which states has Union Parliament power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists?Union Territories
3565What is the most soluble in water?Sugar
3566What is the effect of inflation on tax revenue results in a situation?Fiscal drag
3567Which country is included in the North-West Pacific fishing grounds?Japan
3568Who presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir?Vasumitra
3569With which one of the following is BRIT (Government of India) engaged?Isotope Technology
3570Which part became modified as the tusk of elephant?Second incisor
3571To which do the residuary powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong?The State Legislature
3572India is the seventh largest country in the world and howmuch does it cover a total area?Approximately 3200000 sq. km
3573What was the main reason for the evolution of kingship in Vedic society?Desire to conquer new land
3574One horse power is equal to howmany watts?746 watts
3575From where can renewable energy be obtained?Biomass
3576What is the inflation experienced in the country at present?Costpush inflation
3577Which is the largest southernmost single island in India?Great Nicobar Island
3578On the which bank was the ‘Battle of Ten Kings’ fought?Parushni (Ravi)
3579If the radius of blood vessels decrease, what will be in the blood pressur?Increase
3580Railways is a subject on which list?Union List
3581When ice melts into water, which type of change occurs in entropy?Increases
3582Where is Peaty soil found?Kerala
3583Which were the contemporaries of Kanishka?Nagarjuna, Asvaqhosha, Vasumitra
3584Which countries were involved in 100 year war?England and France
3585Who is the author of a collection of poems called Golden Threshold?Sarojini Naidu
3586What do ligaments join?Bone to bone
3587Which is the most important factor in soil formation?Climate
3588Who were the first to issue gold coins?Indo Greeks
3589For howmany months is the President’s rule imposed?6 months
3590The pH of water at 25°C is 7.Remains same
3591How is Share of Direct tax in post economic reform?Increasing
3592Which enterior part of the earth is nearly half of the radius of the earth?Mantle
3593Why was the Delhi Sultanate virtually ended?Due to the invasion of Timur
3594Famous book ‘The Return of the Native’ is written by which author?Thomos Hardy
3595Which is produced during allergic reactions?Histamine
3596Which proclamation of National Emergency automatically suspends?Right to freedom
3597Which place has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December?Melbourne
3598Whose nickname was the Cholisa or the Group of Forty?Turkish nobility created by Iltutmish
3599What is the mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen called?Water gas
3600Who has scored the highest run in a test cricket innings?Brian Lara
3601In which year was Tax collection of Central govt. lowest as compare to G.D.P.?1999-2000
3602Which natural region produced by the creation of climatic homogeneity by the sea?Marine west coast
3603Who invented the technique of extracting scent from Rose?Nurjahan
3604In the leaf of tobacco what is found?Nicotin
3605Anglo-Indian representatives in the Lok Sabha are nominated in terms of which Article?331
3606How many image will be formed if two mirrors are fitted adjacent walls and one mirror on ceiling?7
3607Who founded the French School of Regional Geography?Paul Vidal de in Blache
3608The bitterest war of succession under the great Mughals was fought among whose sons?Shahjahan
3609All Sher, an Arjuan award winner, is associated with which game?Golf
3610Which is not an award given on the National Awards Day?Vishwamitra Award
3611What does the outermost whorl of Bougainvillea flower consist of?Bract
3612Which is the place that has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December,?Melbourne
3613Under which system of assessment, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers?Ryotwari
3614By whom is the composition of the UPSC determined?By the President
3615In which Molecule the distance between two adjacent carbon atoms is longest?Ethane
3616When was the decimal system of currency introduced in India?1957
3617Geostationary orbit is at a height of howmany km?36,000 km
3618Where was the first Indian university opened in 1857?Calcutta
3619Who is the author of the book’ Economic Nightmare of India’?Charan Singh
3620Most of the digestion occur in which part of alimentory canal of man?Small intestine
3621After howmany years is Finance Commission constituted by the President?Every five years
3622In which country, has maximum damage to the forest been caused by acid rain?Poland
3623Who was named as Mira Ben by Mahatma Gandhi?Madeline Slade
3624Which of light are strongly absorbed by plants?Blue and red
3625‘Higher than Hopes’ is a biography of which author?Nelson Mandela
3626How many languages are used on a ten rupee note?15
3627Which are the materials that come out of a volcano at the time of eruption?Solid, liquid, gaseous
3628Which ruler from Central Asia conquered North India in 1192?Shihabuddin Muhammad Gori
3629What is formed during Kerb’s cycle?Fumaric acid
3630Who is the highest Law Officer of a State?Advocate General
3631Deficiency of which vitamin cause knock-knee, bow legs and pigeon chest in children?Vitamin D
3632Which is the longest mountain range in the world?Andes
3633Who witnessed the reign of seven Sultans of Delhi?Amir Khusarau
3634The book ‘Satanic Verses’ was written by which author?Salman Rushdie
3635Which is the most urbanized country of West Asia?Kuwait
3636In which type of cell divisions does crossing over of chromosomes takes place?Meiosis
3637Which Strait separates Africa from Europe?Strait of Gibraltar
3638During which reign was Buddhism split up’ into the Hinayana and Mahayana sects at the Buddhist Council?Kanishka
3639The executive power is vested in the President but on whose advice is it actually used?The Council of Ministers
3640In storms, the roofs of some houses are carried away. According whom is this?Bernoulli’s principle
3641Which State produces maximum pulses in the country?Madhya Pradesh
3642Which is the World’s longest river?Nile
3643In which two seets was Jainism divided into?Svetambara and Digambara
3644Which country has the largest forest area in the world?Russian Federation
3645What is the source of immediate energy for cellular activity?ATP
3646Who was the member of the Rajya Sabha when first appointed as the Prime Minister of India?Indira Gandhi
3647The largest coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which country?Australia
3648Nalanda University flourished during the reign of which ruler?Harsha
3649Which charcoal is used to deeolourise raw sugar?Wood charcoal
3650When was World Council of Churches formally constituted?23rd August, 1948
3651Which is the Highest milk producer in India?U. P.
3652Niagara Falls is located between which pair of lakes?Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
3653After the decline of the Gupta, a By whom was larger part of North India reunited?Harshavardhana
3654What is the grouping of organisms into categories according to a systematic plan?Classification
3655Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?Vice-President
3656Which metal used to pollute the air of a big city?Lead
3657The premonsoon mango showers occur predominantly in which state?West Bengal and Assam
3658In which region of India was the Firdausi order of Sufism popular?Bihar
3659Where is the head-office of the World Council of Churches?Switzerland
3660The United Nations declared 2010 as which International Year?Biodiversity
3661Why is phenomenon of mirage?Due to total internal reflection
3662Where are moist tropical evergreen forests found?The Shillong plateau
3663By whom are the oldest compositions in Punjabi devotional compositions?Baba Farid
3664By whom is the famous book System a Naturae is written?Linnaeus
3665Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats?Article 40
3666Which is the updated base for Wholesale Price Index (WPI)?2004-2005
3667Where are the oceanic current named as ‘Kuroshio, Kurile and Alaskan’ located?–North Atlantic Ocean
3668Who was the founder of the autonomous kingoni of Avadh?Saadat Khan Burhan-ul Mulk
3669Where did Mahendra Singh Dhoni make his ODI debut?Chittagong
3670Which is the gas used to extinguish fire?Carbon dioxide
3671Deficiency of which vitamin, causes xerophthelmia?Vitamin A
3672Which current is produced by upwelling of cold water?Benzuela current
3673Which was the most significant battle in the establishment of British supremacy in India?Buxar
3674Who is entitled to initiate a Bill for Constitutional Amendments?Either House of Parliament
3675The song “Bande Mataram” was originally composed in which language?Sanskrit
3676What does National income ignore?Salary of employees
3677Which city lies to the western most longitudes?Jaipur
3678In 1889 a British Committee of the Indian National Congress was started. Who was its Chairman?W. Wedderburn
3679Which waves are used for a communication through artificial satellites?Microwaves
3680What is the average fat content in buffalow milk?0.072
3681In which was Indian Constitution amended for the first time?1951
3682Which is the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli?Silvassa
3683The Governor General of Fort William became the Governor General of India under which Charter Act?–1833
3684Who was the author of the famous work All Contributions to the Critic of Political Economy’?Karl Marx
3685Nobel Prize winning scientist James D. Watson is known for his work in which area?Genetics
3686By whom was the law of constant proportions enunciated?Proust
3687Which state of India is the largest producer of lignite coal?Tamil Nadu
3688Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spells?Atharvaveda
3689Which form an irreversible complex With haemoglobin of blood?Carbon monoxide
3690Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive?Lok Sabha
3691Which groups suffer the most from inflation?Creditors
3692Where was the first state-owned fertilizer plant set-up in 1951?Sindri
3693When Alexander invaded India, who were the rulers of Magadha?Nandas
3694Which is a programme that converts high level language to machine language?Compiler
3695What is the temperature at which the speed of sound in air becomes double its value of 0°C?819°C
3696Chromosomes are made up of which main component?DNA
3697On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)?July 4th
3698In the Delhi Sultanate, which administrative unit called Paragana was headed by an official?Amil
3699For whose removal Parliament’s resolution is not needed?Judge of Supreme Court
3700Where is the headquarters of the International Fund for Agriculture Development?Rome
3701Which case does stagflation imply?Recession plus inflation
3702The Earth rotates-around an axis pointing towards which side?The pole star
3703Which Sultan built the fifth storeys of Qutub Minar?Firoz Shah Tughlaq
3704Regarding the atom of a chemical element, magnetic quantum number refers?Orientation
3705Coconut and mango grouped under, which kind of fruit?Drup
3706Who fixes the salaries and the allowances of the Speaker of Lok Sabha?Parliament
3707The term ‘Granary of the world’ is related to which type?Temperate
3708To which veda does Ayurveda owe its origin?Yajurveda
3709To which UN organ, does the Security Council send its annual report?General Assembly
3710Which is the Trophy/Cups associated with the game of Hockey?Agha Khan Cup
3711When an ebonite rod is rubbed with fur, which charge acquired by the fur?Positive
3712Which climatic factor which has the least effect upon a terrestrial ecosystem?Wind
3713What wass the name of the tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period?Bali
3714What is development of fruit without fertilization called?Parthenocarpy
3715Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up?Kolkata
3716Which is the largest importer country of Indian textile?USA
3717Which is not a sedimentary rock?Marble
3718Which city was regarded as the best producer of silk?Varanasi
3719Which batsman started his International cricketing career at the age of 16?Sachin Tendulkar
3720Which charcoal forms of carbon is used in sugar industry?Animal charcoal
3721Enlargment of which gland takes place due to deficiency of iodine?Thyroid
3722Which is the type of igneous rocks are formed midway between volcanic and plutonic rocks?Hypabyssal
3723Which Gupta ruler had led a campaign to the south and was an expert ‘Veena’ player?Samudragupta
3724When was the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India added?By the first Amendment
3725National Environmental Engineering Research Institute is located at which city?Nagpur
3726From where does Indian Railways earn the maximum revenue?Freight
3727Through which Strait, does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France?Strait of Dover
3728Who was the ruler of Chittor, when Alauddin Khilji attacked and conquered it in 1303 A.D.?Rana Ratan Singh
3729What is the vertical component of earth’s magnetic field?
3730One molecule of hemoglobin can carry how many atom of oxygen?8
3731Which Constitutional Amendments banned the floor crossing in Parliament?52nd
3732Which is an inland drainage area?Rann of Kutch
3733Who was the founder of the first Afghan dynasty in India?Bahlol Lodi
3734What is the title of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s autobiography?Wings of Fire
3735Which is a source of methane emission into the atmosphere?Wetland
3736Concentrated sulphuric acid is always diluted by adding which thing?Acid to water
3737The western disturbances which cause rain in north west India originate which sea?Mediterranean Sea
3738Which Sikh Guru who was killed by the orders of Aurangzeb?Guru Teg Bahadur
3739By whom was oral polio vaccine discovered?Jonas Salk
3740Territorial waters of India extends upto how many nautical miles?12
3741Which is the regulatory authority for giving clearance for External Commercial borrowing?RBI
3742Which state in India has the largest area under forests?Madhya Pradesh
3743What is the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh?Patna
3744What is the ultimate cause of water movement in a plant stem against gravity?Osmosis
3745How can the quantity of water vapour the atmosphere hold increases?With increase of temperature
3746Which pair belongs to the category of cold-blooded animals?Frogs and snakes
3747Which sea in without a coast line?Saragossa sea
3748The Ilbert Bill agitation led to ‘the foundation of which conference?All India National Conference
3749What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem?Fundamental Duty of every citizen
3750‘The Naked Face’, a very popular book is written by which author?Sidney Sheldon
3751What does Dear Money Policy imply?High interest rates
3752Which is not an important condition for growth of coral?Wave-free salt water
3753The Mughal ruler Bahadur Shah II was exiled by British and where was to sent?Mandalay
3754Which is the element common to all acids?Hydrogen
3755What is the function of Leghaemoglobin in nitrogen fixation?Absorption of oxygen
3756Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?Parliament
3757Which lake has been formed due to tectonic activities?Wular lake
3758By whom was the All India Muslim League founded?Agha Khan
3759The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by which person?Mario puzo
3760Who has been named as the White Lightning in the cricket?Allan Donald (South Africa)
3761To an astronaut, how does outer space appear?Black
3762Which is categorized as millet?Sorghum
3763In which year was the Harappan Civilization discovered?1921
3764Which plant produce seed but not fruit?Mint
3765Under which Article of the Constitution is the President’s rule promulgated on any State in India?356
3766Which Indian cricketer has bagged a deal with ESPN?Sachin Tendulkar
3767What is the distance of Milky way?105 light years
3768Who was defeated by Babur in the first battle of Panipat?Ibrahim Lodi
3769Which is the most important ore of aluminium?Bauxite
3770Which chemical can be used is anticoagulent?Sodium citrate
3771Which was an associate State of India before becoming a full fledged State?Sikkim
3772If there is no Sun, what would the colour of the sky?Black
3773Who built the tomb of her Emperor husband?Haji Beghum
3774Who wrote the book ‘The Story of the Integration of the Indian States’?V. P. Menon
3775What is the mean of Cheap Money?Low Rate of Interest
3776The focal length of the lens in a photographic camera is 5 cm. What is the power of the lens?+ 20 D
3777In which forests are the greatest diversity of animal and plant species occurs?Tropical moist forests
3778To which river is the dockyard at ‘Lothal is connected through’ a channel?Bhogavo
3779Carbon monoxide has how much greater affinity for haemoglobin as compared to oxygen?200 times
3780In which country does State funding of elections take place?Germany and Austria
3781Who is the author of the book ‘Development as Freedom’?Amartya Sen
3782Which climatic region has the least temperature range?Equatorial region
3783On the which bank of river is the site of Harappa located?Ravi
3784The oldest monarchy in the world is that of which country?Japan
3785Starch iodide paper is used to test for the presence of which agent?Oxidising agent
3786In the case of a ‘test-tube baby’ where does fertilisation take place?Outside the mother’s body
3787The direction of ocean currents is reversed with season in which ocean?In the Indian Ocean
3788By which inscription is the earliest example of a land grant is provided?The Satavahanas
3789The powers of the Election Commission are given in which Article of the Constitution?324
3790New exim policy has choosen which town for ‘the pottery export?Khurja
3791The boundary between North and South Korea is marked by which line?38th Parallel
3792The Grand Banks are famous fishing grounds in which region?North-West Atlantic
3793To which satvahana king is the Prakrit text ‘Gatha Saptasai’ is attributed?Hala
3794Why does diffusion of light in the atmosphere take place?Due to dust particles
3795Which Element present in largest amount in human body?Oxygen
3796Which of appointment is not made by the President of India?Speaker of the Lok Sabha
3797The present demographic transition of India is indicative of which thing?Typically increasing urbanisation
3798Who wrote Tughluqnamah?Amir Khusrau
3799Who was the first winner of’ Dada Saheb Phalke Award?Prithvi Raj Kapoor
3800What is the mean of Ad Valorem?According to value
3801What is formed by dissolution of base or acid in water?Exothermic
3802Which is the smallest Union Territory?Lakshadweep
3803In which year was India was invaded by Timur Lame?1398
3804Which instrument meant for measuring the rate of respiration?Respirometer
3805To whom the Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed?President
3806The book ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ was written by which person?Jules Verne
3807In which product has Bangladesh emerged as the main competitor of India in the world market?Jute
3808In which battle did Dara Shikoh finally loose the war of succession to Aurangzeb?Sarnuqarh
3809What is the middle name of the world class batsman Sachin Tendulkar?Ramesh
3810A substance, when inserted between the poles of a magnet, is pushed out, what is it?Diamagnetic
3811What is the a biological process in which glucose and fat is oxidised to librate energy?Respiration
3812Which State enjoys ideal conditions for the development of petrochemical industries?Gujarat
3813The great painter Khwaja Abdus Samad flourished at the Court of which ruler?Shershah
3814Trade Union comes under which List?Concurrent list
3815What is termed as the period of high inflation and low economic growth?Stagflation
3816What was the former name of the Reliance Cup?Prudential Cup
3817How are the temperatures in equatorial regions between July and January?The same
3818In city was the East India Association founded by Dadabhai Naoroji in 1866?London
3819Which processe is used to remove reducible oxides from the metal?Poling
3820Which technique can be used to establish the paternity of a child?DNA finger printing
3821Which was the first State to become bifurcated after independence?Madras
3822Which island receives conventional rainfall?Sumatra
3823Who was the first Governor General of India?Lord William Bentinck
3824Which country won the first World Cup cricket tournament in 1975?West Indies
3825Who sings on One-rupee currency notes?Finance Secretary of India
3826The first explosion of an atomic device in India was carried out in which state?Rajasthan
3827Which crops requires a cool growing season and a bright sun shine at the time of ripening?Wheat
3828In which state was the Nalanda University located in India?Bihar
3829Who got noble prize for artificial synthesis of DNA?Kornberg
3830If the President wants to resign from office, he may do so by writing to whom?Vice-President
3831Parimarjan Negi has excelled in which games?Chess
3832Which state in India are the largest producers of sugarcane?Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
3833Vikramshila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of which dyanasy?Pala Dynasty
3834Bachendri Pal became famous for her grand success in which field?Mountaineering
3835Mercury is transported in metal containers made of which metal?Iron
3836By whom was Cell theory was propounded?Schleiden and Schwann
3837What does lattitude place indicate?Temperature
3838Knowledge about the- existence of which animal is doubtful in the Indus VaElley Civilization?Cat
3839What is the minimum age required for becoming the Prime Minister of India?25 years
3840How is Indian economy?Mixed economy
3841Who is popularly known as Nightingale of India?Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
3842What is the upper part of the mantle upon which the crust of the Earth floats called?Asthenosphere
3843Which has proved the best source of information for depicting India’s ancient history?Inscriptions
3844The working of optical is based on which of electromagnetic waves?Total internal reflection
3845By whom was Cholera bacillus discovered?Robert Koch
3846At present the Rajya Sabha consists of howmany members?245
3847Where is the Monsoon effect is also experienced?East Africa
3848By whom was Decimal system introduced?Bhaskara
3849Who is considered to be the greatest of all times?Charles Dickens
3850Among the remedies of inflation, what can we include?Lowering bank rate
3851Which element present in the largest amount in rocks and minerals?Silicon
3852Which is an example of Midlatitude desert?Patagonia desert
3853How was the Gupta administration?Monarchial
3854By whom was the antibiotic penicillin first discovered?Alexzander Fleming
3855Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?Malgaonkar
3856Who is the author of the book ‘My other two daughters’?Surjit Singh Barnala
3857Which is not helpful for delta formation?Tidal nature of waves
3858The Rajatarangini by Kalhana ‘is Sanskrit verse, when was it written?12th century A.D.
3859How many times did Geet Sethi win the IBSF World Billiards title?3
3860When iron rusts, how is its weight?Increases
3861What is the fact that support the concept that viruses are living is that?Multiply themselves
3862How are the Himalayan rivers?Snow fed
3863In Krishnadevaraya’s court, who were Ashtadiggajas?Eight great poets of his court
3864What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called?Panchayat Samiti
3865What is Green Gold?Tea
3866What was the mascot for the 2012 Olympic Games held in London?Wenlock
3867The hill station of Coonoor is located in which state?Kerala
3868Who were the first to start a joint stock company trade with India?Portuguese
3869Stainless steel is an alloy of which metals?Iron, chromium and nickel
3870Which gland in human body enlarged due to goiter?Thyroid
3871Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up?Kolkata
387228.38 N and 77.12 E are the respective latitude and longitude of which places?Delhi
3873Who established the earliest Surat factories?English
3874Who is the first person to conduct heart transplantation in India?Dr. Venugopal
3875Which day is celebrated as ‘National Consumer Right Day?24th December
3876To which processe is the term CMYK related?Offset printing
3877Which has the maximum number of National Parks?Andaman and Nicobar Islands
3878On which date the Indians celebrated the independence Day for the first time?January 26, 1930
3879What is involved in controlling blood sugar level?Islets of langerhans
3880Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?President
3881Who was the first Field Marshal of India?S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
3882Which is the major item of export from Paradeep Port?Iron Ore
3883Where did Moplah rebellion of 1921 take place?Kerala
3884What is the range of Prithvi III, the naval version of Prithvi?250 km-300 km
3885What is the oxidation number and covalency-of sulphur in S8?0, 2
3886What is the life of RBC in human blood?120 days
3887The emission of which greenhouse gase of which entirely anthropogenic?Chlorofluorocarbons
3888Who sent Hienu-Tsang as an envoy to Harsha’s’ court?Tai Tsung
3889From which fund is the pension of a High Court Judge charged?Consolidated Fund of India
3890What is an essential attribute of inflation?Increase in prices
3891Which is a medium range surface to air missile?Trishul
3892What is the transition zone between two Ecosystems called?Ecotone
3893Who constructed the world famous Jagannath Temple at Puri?Anantvarman
3894In a compound microscope, how is the intermediate image?Real, inverted and magnified
3895By which can Foetus development in woman’s womb be ascertained?By Ultrasound
3896For howmany month can the proclamation of emergency at the first instance be restricted?6 months
3897What is Lunar Sea?A dark plain on the moon
3898Which animal was known to ancient Vedic people?Lion
3899Which day is celebrated as the International Labour Day?May 1
3900What is the best means of saving during inflation?Money
3901What is the substance which decreases the rate of a chemical reaction?Poison
3902What is the approximate diameter of the earth?12,800 Km
3903Which is the source of information about early Vedic period?Rigveda
3904Dwarfness can be controlled by treating the plant with which acid?Gibberellic acid
3905For howmany months is the President’s rule imposed?6 months
3906‘International literacy Day’ is observed on which day?September 8
3907Which natural region is not found in the Torrid Zone?Temperate deserts
3908The Chola empire reached its zenith under which rular?Rajendra Chola I
3909Who lost the AFC (Asian Football Confederation Final 2012 to Aradil?Al-Kuwait
3910Of which irom is Core of transformer made up?Soft iron
3911Which are the Chemicals having profound effect on growth and development?Phyto hormones
3912What are the Mediterranean lands often called?World’s orchard lands
3913The famous bronze image of Nataraja is a fine example of which art?Chola art
3914The levying of which following taxe is outside the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation?Income Tax
3915Who sings on ten rupee notes?Governor (Reserve Bank of India)
3916In Which year were the first Winter Olympic Games held?1924
3917Which is not the part of North Atlantic ocean current system?Brazilian current
3918Which kingdom was annexed to tile Mughal empire during the reign of Shahjahan?Ahmadnagar
3919Which is obtained, when H2S is passed through the solution of sodium zincate?ZnS
3920Crop sown soon after the onset of south-west monsoon in India, what is this called?Kharif
3921What is the electorate for a Panchayat?The Gram Sabha
3922The cold Labrador current brings nine months winter to which region?Eastern Newfoundland
3923How was Akbar’s land revenue system known?As Zabti system
3924Karl Marx’s book ‘Das Kapital’ was published in which year?1867
3925What is Broad money in India?M3
3926Whose experiments proved that the speed of light was always the same?Michelson and Morley
3927What is the name of the highest summit of Nilgiri Hills?Doda-betta
3928By which act was the office of the Secretary of State for India?Government of India Act, 1858
3929Fish die in water bodies polluted by sewage, why?Due to Reduction in oxygen
3930In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originated?The United States
3931Who is called the Father of English Poetry?Chaucer
3932Nanda Devi peak forms a part of which range?Kumaon Himalayas
3933The title of Governor-General was changed to that of Viceroy in which year?1858 A.D.
3934Indra Nooyi is the Chief Executive Officer of which company?Pepsi
3935What is produced during the formation of photochemical smog?Nitrogen oxide
3936Which part of the cell is essential for protein synthesis?Ribosomes
3937Which National Highways of India is the longest?NH 2
3938Before Delhi, where was the capital of India during the British India?Calcutta
3939For the enforcement of Fundamental Rights, what can the Supreme Court do?It may issue a writ
3940Regional Rural Banks are designed to work in which ideal?Help the targetted groups
3941Which are the first Indian to swim across English Channel?Mihir Sen
3942Which National Highways pass through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa?NH 6
3943Who coined the slogan “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”?Lal Bahadur Shastri
3944Why do Electricians use rubber gloves while working?Rubber is an insulator
3945For which disease no vaccine is yet available?Malaria
3946Which part of the Constitution deals with the Directive Principles of State Policy?Part IV
3947By whom are fishing, hunting and food gathering activities carried out?Semangs of Malaysia
3948Which South Indian Kingdom is not mentioned in the Ashokan inscription?Satvahan
3949Which is the most southerly test match grounds of England?The Lords
3950Who are Debenture holders of a company?Its creditors
3951Which is used as a material for making protective windows in space probes?Diamond
3952Which natural region is the best known for the production of grapes?Mediterranean
3953Which place has no Ashokan edicts?Pataliputra
3954Why are the movements of leaves of the sensitive plant Mimosa pundica?Due to Seismonasty
3955What is the total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution?11
3956Which Indian batsman was the first to hit 44 fours in a test match innings?Laxman
3957How much does the earth revolves round the sun in its orbit by approximately?1° per day
3958In which period did iron come to be used by the Vedic people?In around 1000 B.C
3959Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which game?Badminton
3960What work is work done in moving a positive charge on an equipotential surface?Zero
3961Parthenocarpy fruit is obtained by which sprying phytohormone?Auxins
3962Between which dates there is a continual daylight or summer in the Arctic regions?21st March to 23rd September
3963By whom was ‘Mitakshara’, an authoritative treatise on Hindu law, written?Vagneswara
3964During whose pleasure does teh Attorney General of India hold office?President
3965By which bank are the central banking functions in India performed?Reserve Bank of India
3966When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test dubut?1989
3967Which covers the highest percentage of forest area In the world?Temperate Coniferous forests
3968By which temple is an example of the Nagara style of architecture provided?Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur
3969Which is a non-metal that remains liquid at room- temperature?Bromine
3970Who discovered Anopheles mosquito transmit malaria?Ronal ross
3971A person to be qualified for standing in a panchayat election what age must have he attained?21 years
3972Which is the fastest growing tree?Eucalyptus
3973By which rular was the new element of ‘Gopuram’ encouraged in temples of South India?Cholas
3974By whom was Chandigarh designed?Le Corbousier
3975From where does the National Stock Exchange functions?Mumbai
3976Which law is involved in the act of cleaning a carpet by beating it with a stick?First law of motion
3977Which is the country with the highest density?Singapore
3978Who lost his kingdom in Hindustan but retrieved it after about 15 years in exile?Humayun
3979Who discovered the causal organism of the disease Anthrax?Robert Koch
3980By whom was the Cabinet Mission to India headed?Lord Pethick Lawrence
3981Who said, ‘Child is the father of Man’?William Wordsworth
3982Which country is situated geographically in America but politically a part of Europe?Green Land
3983By whom was the coin rupia first issued?Sher Shah
3984Who among the following was an eminent Painter?Sarada Ukil
3985Which colloidal solution is commonly used as germ killer?Colloidal sulphur
3986Which is an insectivorous plant?Pitcher plant
3987Which is a north flowing river?Chambal
3988Who followed the policy of ‘masterly inactivity’ towards Afghanistan?Sir John Lawrence
3989Who was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?Dr. B. N. Rao
3990Which Public Sector bank’ emblem figures a dog and the words ‘faithful, friendly’ in it?Syndicate Bank
3991Yamini Krishnamurti is an accomplished exponent of which dance?Bharatnatyam
3992The river Cauvery flows from which state?Karnataka to Tamil Nadu
3993The first census was conducted in India at the time of which governor general?Lord Mayo
3994Which is the unit of activity of a radioactive source?Becquerel
3995Between which set of blood groups, is the blood transfusion possible?A and AB (A donor)
3996Which is the only Union Territory that has a High Court of its own?Delhi
3997Which region has Mediterranean type of climate?Cape Town region of South Africa
3998Under whose guidance was the Congress policy of pray and petition ultimately come to an end?Lala Lajpat Rai
3999When is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, recognized by the UN observed?January 27
4000Which bank gives long term loan to farmers?Land Development Bank
4001Medicines are more effective, if they are used in which state?Colloidal state
4002Where is the expression of earliest volcanic activity in India found?Dalmia hill
4003Where did the Indian National Army (I.N.A.) come into existence?Singapore
4004What number of essential amino acid is found in man?20
4005By whom is the Governor is appointed?President
4006When is World Day Against Child Labour observed?June 12
4007Which active volcanoe is known as ‘the lighthouse of the Mediterranean Sea’?Stromboi
4008Who Shot himself in a shooting encounter in Allahabad?Chandra Shekhar Azad
4009Who is associated with the development of India’s Atomic Bomb?Raja Ramanna
4010Kirchhoff’s voltage law is based on the law of conservation of which thing?Energy
4011By which is the amount of light entering into the eye controlled?Iris
4012In which country is Barail range located?India
4013Who was known as Tuti-e-Hindustan (the parrot of India)?Amir Khusrau
4014During the proclamation of National Emergency which articls can not be suspended?Articles 20 and 21
4015Who sings on One-rupee currency notes?Finance Secretary of India
4016Which was the first woman film star nominated to the Rajya Sabha?Nargis Dutt
4017Which State in India has the broadest continental shelf?Gujarat
4018Who was the Sikh Guru to be slaughtered by Aurangzeb?Teg Bahadur
4019Which is the compound in that oxygen shows + 2 oxidation state?F 2 O
4020Why is genetic diversity in agricultural crops threatened?Extensive intercropping
4021Anglo-Indian representatives in the Lok Sabha are nominated in terms of which Article?331
4022The heavier silicates named ‘Sima’ or silica + magnesium are most abundant in which layer?Crust
4023With which period do we associate the ‘microlith’ implements?Mesolithic
4024Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress?Dadabhai Naoroji
4025Which first Bank was established in India?Bank of Hindustan
4026Magnetic dipole moment is a vector quantity directed from which direction?South to north
4027How much distance does the earth’s annual circuit round the sun cover?966 million kms
4028Which animal had the Stone Age people first?Sheep
4029Insectivorous plant generally grow in soil which is deficient in which gas?Nitrogen
4030From which constitution did the Amendment procedure lay down in Indian Constitution?Constitution of Canada
4031What is the name the President of India who was elected unopposed?Dr. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
4032Where are the hot desert of the world generally found?The horse latitude
4033Who were the first to attribute coins to the kings?Indo Greeks
4034The United Nations declared 2004 as which International Year?International Year of Rice
4035Which compound can not be used as nitrogenous fertilizer?HNO 3
4036What is pH of human blood?From 7.5 to 8
4037Which environment support the growth of Mangrove Swamp?Tidal flat
4038Which script of ancient India was written from right to left?Kharoshti
4039By which amendment has the National Capital Territory of Delhi been constituted?69th Amendment
4040What is the task of the Planning Commission?Preparation of the plan
4041When is International Talk like a Pirate Day is observed?September 19
4042Which is the largest river in the world?Amazon
4043Who was known as ‘Andhra Bhoja’?Krishnadeva Raya
4044In a sitar wire which type of vibration is produced?Stationary transverse
4045Howmuch time does a heart beat require approximately?0.8 second
4046The ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to approval by which office?State Legislature
4047Which is the highest waterfall of the world?Saito Angel Falls
4048On which bank is Hampi is situated?Tungabhadra
4049What is categorized as millet?Sorghum
4050Who wrote the book ‘Planned Economy for India’?M. Visvesvaraya
4051Which is a non-ferrous metal?Aluminium
4052Which river is known as ‘Vridha Ganga’?Godavari
4053Which rulers fought the fourth Anglo-Mysore in which he was killed?Tipu Sultan
4054In which animal, is skin a respiratory organ?Frog
4055In which list are the Central Government’s exclusive powers enumerated?Union List
4056Who has written the book ‘My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmire’?Jagmohan
4057Lake Sambhar is nearest to which city of Rajasthan?Jaipur
4058Of which treaty was the Third Carnatic War ended?Parts
4059Which treated as artificial currency?SDR
4060DC current can be controlled by which component?Resistance
4061Malaria parasite and Amoeba are grouped under?Protozoa
4062Boulder clay is a feature associated with which thing?Glacial deposition
4063Who is the author of the concept of Antyodaya?Vinoba Bhave
4064According to which article untouchability is abolished and its practice is punishable?Article 17
4065The author of the controversial book ‘Lajja’ is a citizen of which country?Bangladesh
4066Which game is not included in the Olympic Games?Cricket
4067In which direction of flow of stream is controlled by rock structure?Consequent
4068Who was the leader of the Indian revolutionary activities in America?Lala Hardayal
4069Sodium metal is kept under which liquid?Kerosene
4070Which naturally occurring element in the rice husk makes it termite resistant?Silicon
4071Who administers oath of office to the President?Chief Justice of India
4072In which island of India is an active volcano found?Barren Island
4073Which Sultan founded a town where now stands Agra?Sikandar Lodi
4074Which first Bank was established in India?Bank of Hindustan
4075If you scored cannon, which game would you be playing?Billiards
4076How is image formed on the retina of a human eye?Real and inverted
4077The annual variability of rainfall is over 50 percent in which state?Western Rajasthan
4078Amir Khusarau, the ‘Parrot of India’, was born at which place?Patiali
4079Which year has been named International year of Biodiversity by the United Nations?2010
4080Department of Border Management is a Department of which Union Ministry?Ministry of Home Affairs
4081Which music composers was deaf?Beethovan L.V.
4082On which date the earth is at the least distance from the sun (Perihelion)?January 3rd
4083When did the battle which is the story of Mahabharata most probably take place?Around 1000 B. C
4084Which is the oldest Development Financial Institution of India?IFCI
4085What is a powerful eye irritant present in smog?Sulphur dioxide
4086Where is respiratory centre situated?Medulla oblongata
4087Which part of the Earth’s surface receives the highest amount of insolation?Tropical deserts
4088Which are manuals of instruction in the form of brief rules?Sutras
4089Who is the head of the National Defence Committee?Home Minister
4090Who was the first Indian to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of London?Srinivas Ramanujan
4091Prof. Amartya Sen has earned worldwide distinction in which field /area?Economics
4092Mist is a result of which thing?Condensation
4093At where an example of Chola architecture can be seen?Tanjore
4094How is the relative permeability of a diamagnetic material?Less than unity
4095Which gland in human body is popularly called ‘Adam’s apple’?Thyroid
4096Which was the first woman Governor of a State in free India?Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
4097The intensity of insolation depends on which line?Latitude
4098Between which the famous Battle of Takkolam in South India was fought?Cholas and Rashtrakutas
4099In India, the bank NABARD does not provide refinance to which bank?Export-Import Banks
4100Crusade for human rights is associated with which name?Jimmy Carter
4101Which nontoxic gas helps in formation of enzymes which ripen fruit?Acetylene
4102Which desert is famous for its deposits of nitrates?Atacama
4103Which queen enjoyed political power along ‘with her husband?Nur Jahan
4104A ‘flower bud’ which is uses as a spice is obtained from which plant?Clove
4105By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated?Governor
4106Which country has hosted the Asian Games for maximum number of times?Thailand
4107Which country is the largest on producer in the world?U.S.A.
4108Which Englishmen was honoured by Jahangir with the title of ‘Khan’?William Hawkins
4109By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made?By M. Visvesvaraya
4110Which is the colour of the outer edge of the rainbow?Red
4111Azola anabana is used as fertilizer in growing which crop?Rice
4112Which continent has the highest density of population?Europe
4113Who laid the foundation of the British Civil Service in India?Lord Cornwallis
4114In case a President dies while in office, for howmany months can the Vice- President act as President?6 months
4115Who is the only cricketer to score two successive centuries in a World Cup?Rahul Dravid
4116Who translated the Autobiography of Madam Curie in Hindi?Lal Bahadur Shastri
4117Most of the people of the middle east belong to which group of people?Mediterranean
4118Who started the Public Works Department in India in AD 1848?Lord Dalhousie
4119What is Isomerism exhibeted by acetic acid and methyl formate?Functional group
4120How many pair of never arises from vertebral column?31 pair
4121Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?Either House of Parliament
4122Which soil formed by the deposition of silt brought by rivers?Alluvial soil
4123Why was the Indus Valley Civilization Non-Aryan?Because it was urban
4124For howmany years is rolling plan?One year
4125Who created the unforgettable literary character ‘Swami’?R. K. Narayan
4126Which remains constant while throwing a ball upward?Acceleration
4127Which soil is very hard to cultivate?Which soil is very hard to cultivate? – Sandy
4128Which is the God who is the most prominent in ‘Rigaveda’?Indra
4129Which is considered as a cell withing a cell?Golgi appartus
4130In which year was the Constituent Assembly which framed the Constitution for Independent India set up?1946
4131When was West African Monetary and Economic Union found?1994
4132What is the name of scale meant for recording weather condition?Fahrenheit
4133To whom is the introduction of Buddhism into China traditionally attributed?Kashyapa Matanga
4134In which year were Private Sector Mutual Funds in India permitted?1993
4135Ethylene reacts with sulphur monochloride to form which gas?Mustard gas
4136Ultrafiltering unit of kidney is known by which name?Nephron
4137Which is a significant contributor to increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide?Deforestation
4138Who, according to Jains, was the founder of Jainism?Rishabha
4139How did Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution?By consensus
4140How many members of African Development Bank are there?78
4141Sushil Kumar is associated with which Game?Wrestling
4142On the 21st June, the day light is seen at the North Pole for howmany hours?24 hrs.
4143Who called himself as the ‘Second Alexander’?Alauddin Khalji
4144A convex lens of glass has power P in air. If it is immersed in water, what will be its power?Less than P
4145The internal secretion of which acid helps in digestion?Hydrochloric acid
4146Who is responsible for the registration of voters?Election Commission
4147If a place is located at 20°N, 80°E in which continents does it lie?Asia
4148Which was a Pala Ruler who was raised to the throne by different sections of people?Gopala
4149How is the tax which is paid by the person on whom the tax is incident?Direct tax
4150Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which game?Shooting
4151Which is used in welding industry?Acetylene
4152Where was the world’s first oil-well drilled in the nineteenth century?Titusfills in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
4153Which was a novelty in Shah Jahan’s buildings?Makrana marble
4154Companion cells are usually seen associated with which tube?Sieve tube
4155Which is an extra Constitutional and non-statutory body?Planning Commission
4156Who was the first lady Governor of an Indian state?Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
4157In which country is the world’s highest hydel power project ‘Rongtong’ located?Beijing
4158During which reign was Tobacco introduced for cultivation?Jahangir
4159Which is called a ‘banker’s cheque’?Demand draft
4160Which types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus?Infra-red-waves
4161Which tissue in cells have lost the capicity of cell division?Permanent tissue
416217th Parallel separates which country?North and South Vietnam
4163Who established Fergusson College at Pune in the year 1885?Deccan Education Society
4164The Chief Minister of Union Territory where such a set up exists, is appointed by whom?Lt. Governor
4165By whom was the first English newspaper in India started?Rabindranath Tagore
4166Where is the headquarters of the Universal Postal Union?Switzerland
4167Which is the largest island in the Indian Ocean?Madagascar
4168The Treaty of Amritsar was concluded between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and whom?Lord Minto
4169Which is known as the queen of spices?Cardamom
4170When was decimal coinage introduced in India?1957
4171What is the minimum age required for becoming the Prime Minister of India?25 years
4172Which place ranks second among the coldest places in the world?Dras (Jammu and Kashmir)
4173During the reign of which dynasty did Kalidasa flourish?Guptas
4174Which radiation carries maximum energy?Gamma-rays
4175Of which bills Open market operations of a Central Bank are sale and purchase?Trade bills
4176When did World Health Organization (WHO) come into force?7th April, 1948
4177Which factor does not have influence on the Indian climate?Ocean currents
4178The Laxman Era was started (in 1119 AD) by which dynasty?Sens
4179Where are Lungs situated?In thoracic cavity
4180In which article Right to education is a fundamental right?Personal liberty under Article 21
4181Flux reacts with the impurities to form fusible material. which is known as which name?Slag
4182Water vapour is turned into water droplets by which process?Condensation
4183Who according to the Buddhists, is believed to be the next incarnation of Gautam Buddha?Kalki
4184Where did India play its 1st one day international match?Headingley
4185Which is the largest Public Sector Bank in India?State Bank of India
4186If CO2 concentration in the blood increases, what will breathing?Increase
4187If the dew point is below freezing, it is referred to which point?Frost point
4188Where are the Relics of Buddha preserved?In Stupa
4189How is the censorship of the press judged?By the test of reasonableness
4190Which is printed on a commonly used fluorescent tube light?6500 k
4191The name of Prakash Padukone is associated with which game?Badminton
4192Which is a hot wind?Zonda
4193By tradition, the famous lexicographer Amaraslmha was a contemporary of which poet?Kalidasa
4194The Indian Football team made its first appearance at Olympics in?1948
4195In which organ carbohydrate is stored as glycogen?Liver
4196In which year was Panchayati Raj started in the country?1959
4197Which hot dry local winds that blow on the eastern side of the Alps Mountain?Foehn
4198Which works is ascribed to the famous poet Rajasekhara?Karpurmanjari
4199Which element does not show variable oxidation states?Zinc
4200Which bank is the Banker of the Banks?RBI
4201Which is the largest tribal community in India?Gonds
4202Which type of coal represents the first stage of formation of coal?Peat
4203Which Sikh Guru fought Mughals?Guru Gobind Singh
4204Which nitrogen fixing bacteria is found in leguminuous plant?Rizobium
4205A person to be qualified for standing in a panchayat election what age must have he attained?21 years
4206Mirage is observed in a desert due to the phenomenon of which reflection?Total reflection
4207What is the best representative of the acid igneous rocks?Granite
4208During which Sikh Guru Arjun Dev was killed?Jahangir
4209In which state is Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary located?Karnataka
4210Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which investors?Foreign Institutional Investors
4211Which fungus makes symbiotic relationship with the root of higher plant?Mycorrhizae
4212Which Island of India is an active volcano found?Barren Island
4213Who was involved in the Alipore Bomb case?Aurobindo Ghosh
4214Which Chief Justice of India has acted as President of India?M. Hidayatullah
4215AT which °C water has maxium densltv?4°C
4216The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty came into force in which year?1970
4217Which city will never get the vertical rays of the sun?Sri nagar
4218On whom was the title ‘Punjab Kesari’ was conferred?Lala Lajpat Rai
4219National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology is situated at which place?New Delhi
4220What is a vestigeal organ in man?Muscles ear lobe
4221Which was the only President of India who elected unopposed?Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
4222The largest coal reserves of India are found in which state?Jharkhand
4223Which Sultan provided employment to unemployeds?Firoz shah Tughlaq
4224Critical angle of light passing from glass to water is minimum for which colour?Violet colour
4225With whose assistance was Bokaro Steel Limited established?Soviet Union
4226Where were the xxvii (1996) Summer Olympic games were held?Atlanta
4227Why was Farakka Barrage commissioned?Save Kolkata port
4228In the Sultanate period, which was the highest rural authority for land revenue?Chowdhary
4229What amount of energy transfered from one trophic level to next?0.1
4230In whom did the Government of India Act, 1935 veste the residuary power?Governor-General
4231What is formula of plaster of paris?2CaSO 4 .H 2 O
4232Which is called ‘Herring Pond’?Atlantic ocean
4233Which was the main characteristic of the later Vedic age?Caste system
4234With which game is Brookland (England) associated?Football
4235To which duties is the system of value added taxation applicable?Excise duties
4236What is the normal temperature of the human body?98.4°F
4237Which soils developed on transported sediments?Lithosols
4238Of which dynasty does Vishnu Purana give an account?Mauryan dynasty
4239By which act was the office of Governor General of India created?Government of India Act, 1858
4240Which would expand the most on being heated?Air
4241Who is the proponent and propagandist of the “Art of Living”?Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
4242The longest circle which can be drawn on the earth’s surface passes through where?Equator
4243By whom was Zero invented?An unknown Indian
4244Who was the first lady Prime Minister in the world?Shirimavo Bhandaranaike
4245Which muscle is the strongest of all in the human body?Thigh
4246Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term?Parliament
4247Which phenomenon gives an evidence for the spherical shape of the earth?Lunar eclipse
4248Which literary figure of the Gupta Age is given the title of ‘Indian Shakespeare’?Kalidasa
4249What is the separation of colloidal particles from those of molecular dimensions called?Dialysis
4250Howmany ’ of Banks were nationalised since 1969?20
4251In which field ‘Aachan Maharaj’ has distinguished himself?Dance
4252Factory farming is the characteristic of which region?Northwestern Europe
4253Who gave the town Masulipatnam to the French?Salabat Jang
4254Longest bone found in which part of human body?Thigh
4255By whom are the portfolios allocated to the ministers?The Prime Minister
4256A metal plate with a circular hole at the centre is heated. What will happen to the area of the hole?Decrease
4257From which direction do Summer rains in Australia broadly decreases?North to south
4258Tipu Sultan died fighting the English forces under which general?Lord Cornwallis
4259Who was the first lady to preside over the Congress?Annie Besant
4260What is the animal on the insignia of the RBI?Panther
4261Molecular and cellular research centre is situated in which city?Hyderabad
4262Indian Standard Meridian’ passes through which states?UP, MP Orissa and AP
4263By whom was the slogan ‘Inquilab Zinda bad’ first raised?Bhagat Singh
4264Whow resigned as Vice-President to contest for the office of the President?V.V. Giri
4265Dialysis can separate which in addition to the glucose from human blood?Protein
4266Who was the first Indian cricketer to wear a helmet during a match?Mohinder Arnarnath
4267The Eastern Coast of India is known by which name?Coromandal Coast
4268Who was called by the British rulers as the leader of Indian unrest?Bal Gangadhar Tilak
4269What is the duration of a basketball match both before and after the break?25 minutes
4270In Homo sapiens, where does fertilisation occurs?Oviduct
4271By whom is the Prime Minister appointed?President
4272Which is the Excluding the moon the celestial object the appear brightest in the sky?Venus
4273Which kingdom was annexed by Bahlol Lodi, the Sultan of Delhi, in A.D. 1484?Jaunpur
4274What is the phenomenon of splitting white light into seven colours?Dispersion
4275Which is the place where bankers meet and settle their mutual claims and accounts?Clearing House
4276Who was the founder of Boys Scout and Civil Guide?Baden Powell
4277Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere occurs in which month?December, 22
4278Who was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha?Vardhaman Mahavira
4279Which is the longest bone in the human body?Thigh bone
4280What is the life of Rajya Sabha?Permanency
4281What is the main constituent of natural gas?Methane
4282At where do the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet?Nilgiri Hills
4283Who stabbed Guru Govind Singh to death?Gul Khan
4284Bimbavati Devi is a well-known dancer of which type of dance?Manipuri
4285In which plan was the growth rate of agricultural production negative?Third Plan
4286Which harmone is called emergency hormone?Adrenalin
4287Which Pairs is the highest peak of India?Kanchanjungha
4288What was the family of the Rigvedic Aryans?Patriarchal
4289On which day is the budget, in normal circumstances, presented to the Parliament?The last day of February
4290Critical angle is minimum when a light ray passes which thing?Glass to air
4291Who directed the world famous film ‘The Gandhi’?Richard Attenborough
4292When does the sun reaches its maximum angular distance from the equator?At the solstice
4293What was the ancient name of Bengal?Gauda
4294Who said, “God helps those who help themselves”?Swami Vivekananda
4295Which enzyme take part in digestion of milk protein?Rennin
4296Right to Constitutional Remedies comes under which rights?Fundamental Rights
4297When does the South Pole experiences continuous light?At winter solstice
4298Solankis were the rulers of which state?Gujarat
4299‘IC chips’ for computers are usually made of which metal?Silicon
4300During which Five Year Plan was the total expenditure on agriculture the highest?Fourth Five Year Plan
4301Which country has won women’s World Cup Kabaddi?India
4302Where are the Most of the Japanese industries are located?On the Hokkaido coast
4303Which Mughal king tried to stop the practice of sati?Aurangzeb
4304What is the largest lymphatic organ of the body?Spleen
4305Indian Constitution recognises minorities on which basis?Religion
4306What does Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles produce as “exhaust”?H 2 O
4307Which is a landlocked country?Hungary
4308Who deserves the credit for the construction of Lal Quila at Agra?Akbar
4309In Which city the Asian Games first took place?New Delhi
4310Which place does Buyer’s market denote?The demand exceeds the supply
4311Where is Pituitary gland present?Below the brain
4312Nine Degree Channel separate which regions?Lakshadweep and Minicby
4313Who Gandhian follower was a teacher by profession?J. B. Kriplani
4314How the Constitution describes India?As a Union of States
4315What is an example of Miscelles System here?Soap + Water
4316Ismat Chughtai is associated with which field?Literature
4317Lakshadweep Islands are the product of which creature?Reef formation
4318Who conceived the idea of Pakistan?Chowdhary Rahmat Ali
4319In which festival are boat races a special feature?Onam
4320Which part of human brain is most highly developed as compared to others?Cerebrum
4321Between which a government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations?Centre and States
4322Which oil fields of India is the oldest and still producing oil?Digboi
4323Which Mughal Emperor introduced the policy of Sulah-i-kul?Akbar
4324What will be best colours for a Sun umbrella?White on top and black on inside
4325What is deficit financing?Spending in excess of revenue
4326Which is the official language of East African Development Bank?French
4327In which State are Namchik-Namphuk Coalfields located?Arunachal Pradesh
4328Tulsidas composed his ‘Ramcharitamanasa’ in the reign of which ruler?Akbar
4329In the human body which sturcture is the appendix attached to?Large intestine
4330Which is concerned with the regularity and economy of expenditure of government?Public Accounts Committee
4331How many Regional Commissions are established by the UN Economic and Social Council?5
4332Which place gets the least rainfall?Jodhpur
4333In which veda does the word ‘gotra’ first appear with the meaning of ‘a clan’?Atharva Veda
4334How is the tax which is paid by the person on whom the tax is incident?Direct tax
4335What is saliva in man?Alkaline
4336The inspiration of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’ was derived from which revolution?French revolution
4337Which latitude passes through India?Tropic of Cancer
4338By which monk was Ashoka much influenced?Upagupta
4339A virtual image larger than the object can be formed by which mirror?Concave mirror
4340Who won Jnanpith award for the Year 2011?Pratibha Ray
4341Which was the journalist who refused to accept Padma Bhushan?Arun Shourie
4342The Earth turns through 360° in 24 hours. Howmuch time does Each 15° longitude represent?One hour
4343Which dynasty’s founder was an elected king?Pala
4344What is the main constituent of haemoglobin?Iron
4345By whom is the Prime Minister appointed?President
4346Which substance is a bad conductor of electricity but a good conductor of heat?Mica
4347When it is noon along 82° 30’ longitude, along what degree of longitude it will be 6.30 a.m.?0°E or W
4348Where is Greeco-Roman influence in Indian art found?Gandhara
4349In which terms is the Rate of growth of an economy measured?National income
4350Who wrote the poem, Subh-e Azadi?Faiz Ahmed Faiz
4351How many bones are there in the human cranium?8
4352Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge?Divergent movement
4353For whom was the Peacock throne made?Shahjahan
4354To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?The President
4355For an astronaut in a space ship, how does the sky appear?Black
4356Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar)?Amir Khusro
4357Which is the highest plateau in the world?Pamir Plateau
4358To whom was place for Amritsar given by Mughal emperor Akbar?Guru Ram Das
4359Who is the ex-officio chairman of Planning Commission and National Development Council.Prime Minister
4360Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the wall of which part?Artery
4361Who is directly responsible to Parliament for all matters concerning the Defence Services of India?Defence Minister
4362Which organisation prepares topographical maps of India?Geographical Survey of India
4363By whom the Mahatma Gandhi was referred to ‘Father of the Nation’ first?Subhash Chandra Bose
4364Which was the first synthetic fibre made by man?Nylon
4365Who is the Secretary General of UNO?Bann-Ki-Moon
4366Amjad Ali Khan is associated with which musical instrument?Sarod
4367The latitudes that pass through Sikkim also pass through which State?Rajasthan
4368Where was the All India Muslim League formed in 1906?Dacca
4369Who are more likely to get tape- worms?Pork eaters
4370By whom is the parliament’s expenditure is controlled?Comptroller and Auditor General
4371What do we use in SONAR?Ultrasonic waves
4372In the structure of planet Earth, below the mantle, the core is mainly made up of which?Iron
4373Which Mughal Emperor had the longest reign?Muhammad Shah
4374What is the main objective of Antyodaya programme?Uplift the poor
4375Irani Trophy is associated with which sport?Cricket
4376Cow milk is a rich source of which vitamin?Vitamin A
4377The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, where is it located?30° E longitude
4378The treaty of Bassein (1802) was signed with the British by which Peshwa?Baji Rao II
4379Who administers oath of office to the President?Chief Justice of India
4380What is the best conductor of electricity a 0.1 M solution?Sulphuric acid
4381Who was named India’s Cricketer of the Century by Wisden?Kapil Dev
4382The Dul Hasti Power Station is based on which river?Chenab
4383Who was the great Hindu law-giver?Manu
4384Which bank gives long term loan to farmers?Land Development Bank
4385Which mineral is essential for controling heart beat?Iodine
4386The Chief Minister of Union Territory where such a set up exists, is appointed by whom?Lt. Governor
4387India is the world’s largest producer as well as the consumer of which crops?Pules
4388In which veda is the ancient time state craft and polity described?Arthashastra
4389A body has a mass of 6 kg on the Earth; when measured on the Moon, what would be its mas?6 kg
4390Who was Dr. Salim Ali?Ornithologist
4391In which year was the first International Film Festival of India held?1952 at Bombay
4392When it is 8 P.M. in Tokyo, what is the time at Panama Canal which is located at 180° W of it?8.00 A.M.
4393With which man Al Beruni came to India?Mahmud of Ghazni
4394What is the transmission of characters from one generation to next?Heredity
4395Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of Parliament?President
4396What is an example of emulsion?Milk
4397Through which group of countries does the Equator pass?Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia
4398Who was the first Muslim ruler in India?Muhammad Ghori
4399How is the standard of living in a country represented?Per capita income
4400Nobel Laureate Muhammed Yunus belongs to which country?Bangladesh
4401What is the study of the interaction of antigens and antibodies called?Serology
4402What is the cause of Exposure of rock to the changes of temperature?Mechanical weathering
4403Who laid the foundations of Portuguese power in India?Alfonso de Albuquerque
4404The Lok Sabha is called in session for at least how many times in a year’?Thrice
4405Which type of glass can cut of ultraviolet rays?Crookes glass
4406Who was the first to land on moon?Neil Armstrong
4407The removal of rock, layer by layer due to weathering what is called?Exfoliation
4408In 1757, By whom was the Siraj-ud-daula defeated?Clive
4409Which groups suffer the most from inflation?Creditors
4410Which organism is required for the preparation of alcohol?Fungi
4411The five year term of the President is calculated from which day?The day he assumes charge
4412Which is the main difference between the Western and Eastern Ghats?Continuity
4413According to the Govt. of India Act of 1935, India had been divided into how many provinces?11
4414What is the chemical formula for water glass?Na 2 SiO 3
4415In which year, UN General Assembly terminated South Africa’s mandate over Namibia?1966
4416Which can one come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca?Singapore
4417Which new alluvial deposits found in the Gangetic plain?Khadar
4418Why is the date April 6, 1930 known in Indian History?Dandi March by Mahatma Gandhi
4419Which is known as master gland in man?Pituitary
4420By whom is the parliament’s expenditure is controlled?Comptroller and Auditor General
4421Which phenomena can not be attributed to the refraction of light?Redshift
4422Which feature is the product of vulcancity?Atoll
4423In which inscription was the name Dharmasoka found?Sarnath Inscription
4424What is Broad money in India?M3
4425Who has scored the slowest century in the test cricket?Mudassar Nazar
4426Which is the contractile protein muscle?Myosin
4427Which set of types actions occur in arid topography?Attrition, Corrosion, Abrasion
4428Which was the The most important industry in Sangam age?Production of cloth
4429By whom the rank of the different Ministers in the Union Council of Ministers is determined?Prime Minister
4430Which of the following is used as a lubricant?Graphite
4431Who is the highest wicket taker in the world in one day cricket?Muttiah Muralitharan
4432Howmany time in a year Sun shines vertically on the equator?Twice a year
4433Defeating by whom Babar laid the foundation of Mughal empire in 1526?Ibrahim Lodi
4434Regional Rural Banks are designed to work in which ideal?Help the targetted groups
4435In which disease do the germs enter through open wounds?Tetanus
4436Which State has the largest percentage of reserved parliamentary seats?Uttar Pradesh
4437The distance between the earth and the sun is smallest in which month?January
4438Who were the two great Mughal rulers who wrote their own memoirs?Babar and Jahangir
4439How is the frequency of ultrasound wave typically?Above 20,000 kHz
4440Who was the largest serving Chief Minister in India?Jyoti Basu
4441Who was the first Chief of the Air staff?Sir Thomas Elmhirst
4442Which generally produces the largest quantity of oranges?Brazil
4443Which was the first association to be formed?Bangabhasa Pradesika Sabha
4444What is potato an under ground modified stem?Tubers
4445Howmany times has National Emergency been declared?Three times
4446With which name of the particle ‘Boson’ is associated?S. N. Bose
4447In which country is ‘Mocha’ coffee grown?Yemen
4448Who was the only Governor-General/Viceroy to be assassinated in India?Lord Mayo
4449Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country?GNP
4450From which country did India buy the Barak anti-missile defence systems?Israel
4451Image of object is formed on which part of eye?Retina
4452To which group do the tribals of central and southern India belong?Proto-Australoids
4453Which dynasty ruled over India after the invasion of Timur?Sayyid dynasty
4454The Rajya Sabha can have a maximum strength of howmany members?250
4455What is the function of heavy water in a nuclear reactor?Slow down the speed of neutrons
4456Who had called Subhash Chandra Bose as ‘Desh Nayak’?Rabindranath Tagore
4457The Tropic of Cancer passes through which state?Gujarat
4458The Qutub Minar was completed by which famous rule?Iltutmish
4459Why is Poverty in less developed countries largely?Due to income inequality
4460Which is the sweetest natural sugar?Lactose
4461How many times can the President of India return a Non-money Bill, passed by Parliament?Once
4462When is a volcanic eruption most likely to be violent?When the lava is viscous
4463Buddha and Mahavira died during which reign?Ajatashatru
4464Uranium eventually decays into a stable isotope of element?Lead
4465Who is the author of the classic book Life Divine?Aurobindo Ghosh
4466Who is the author of the book ‘Preparing for the Twenty first Century’?Paul Kennedy
4467Which type of volcanic eruptions is not usually exposive?Hawaiian
4468By whom were the triratnas were stressed?Mahavira
4469How many bones are there in human body?206
4470Indian President and Prime Minister are a replica of the heads of the State of which country?Britain
4471What is the frequency of a wave whose time-period is 0.05 second?20 Hz
4472When it is nine o’clock in London, it will be the same time in which country?Ghana
4473Who where the Slave Dynasty Sultans?Ilbari Turks
4474What does M3 include?M1 + T.D
4475Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?K.D. Yadav
4476What is Funny Bone?A nerve
4477Why does the International Dateline deflects to a side?To avoid Aleutian Islands
4478Which Sultan of Delhi, declared himself as a lieutenant of Caliph?Iltutmish
4479At where were the High Courts in India first started?Bombay, Madras, Calcutta
4480Which is the metal used in storaoe batteries?Lead
4481Victoria Azarenka is associated with which game?Tennis
4482Where are the islands of Seychelles located?Indian Ocean
4483Theosophist, educationist and Indian’ national leader’. To whom is this description?Annie Besant
4484The Imperial Bank of India, after nationalisation was given the name of which bank?State Bank of India
4485Who is responsible for the sex determination of a child?Father
4486How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)?3
4487Suez Canal joins which two Sea?Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
4488Who gave the motto ‘Go back to the Vedas’?Swami Dayanand Saraswati
4489Which is technique used to transmit audio signal in television broadcasts?Frequency modulation
4490Which date is known as ‘Diabetes Day’?14th November
4491Who is the inventor and founder of www?Timbernrus
4492Which type of soils have a marked capacity to retain water?Regur soil
4493In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’ originally written?Sanskrit
4494Which was the Russian scientist who proposed the theory of origin of life?Oparin
4495A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed/returned by Rajya Sabha within howmany days?14 days
4496What is laughing gas?Nitrous oxide
4497Under which climatic conditions do the laterite soils develop?Wet tropical climate
4498Who wrote Sanskrit Grammar?Panini
4499During whose viceroyalty was the system of Budget introduced in India?Canning
4500When is the Commonwealth Day observed by its member countries?January 25
4501Which set contains foods rich in carbohydrates?Banana, potato and rice
4502Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests?Ivory coast
4503Which was not a kingdom in ancient India?Hampi
4504Funds belonging to the Government of India are kept in which fund?Consolidated Fund of India
4505Why does Kerosene oil rise up in the wick of lantern?Because of surface tension
4506Where is the headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation?Rome
4507Xerophytes are plants which can grow in regions having how moisture?Low moisture
4508Of which influence does the sculptures of the Gandhara school reflect?Greeks
4509On which tax is the minimum effect of Direct Taxes?Income
4510Pregnant women usually become deficient in which nutrients?Calcium and iron
4511Which writ may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right?Habeas Corpus
4512The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to which line?Equator
4513Which techniqu was introduced by the Turks in the textile sector in India?Spinning wheel
4514When sodium bicarbonate is heated, what is the product obtained?Na 2 CO 3
4515In which language did Dr. Masti Venkatesh Iyengar write?Kannada
4516“The Vedas contain all the truth” was interpreted by which person?Swami Dayanand
4517Through which strait does the International Date Line Pass?Bering strait
4518From where is the term ‘sufi’ derived?From a type of garment
4519Which organ cannot be transplanted?Brain
4520What is the total number of High Courts in India at present?24
4521If a liquid wets a solid surface, what is the angle of contact?Less than 90°
4522Which feature is the product of vulcanicity?Caldera
4523From where was the term ‘Congress’ derived?The History of North America
4524What is the most appropriate measure of a country’s economic growth?Per capita real income
4525The famous player Pele is associated with which game?Football
4526By which antibodies are produced in the plasma of blood?Lymphocytes
4527Which forms of coal is the oldest?Anthracite
4528By whom was a Public Works Department set up in India?Lord Dalhousie
4529After a no confidence motion is admitted to the Lok Sabha, who decides a date for the debate?Lok Sabha Speaker
4530Which noble gas was discovered in chromosphere of the sun?Helium
4531Which country hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games?Scotland
4532Which east flowing river of India forms rift valley due to down warping?Damodar
4533During which viceroyalty system of budget was introduced in India?Canning
4534What is the basic attribute of a formal organization?Rules and regulations
4535Which organ in animals breaks fat to produce cholesterol?Liver
4536What about the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court of India during financial emergency?Cannot be reduced
4537From which states does the River Godavari flows through?Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh
4538Who founded four mathas in the four comers of India?Shankaracharya
4539What is Maximum value of the wavelength of ultrasonic waves?1.65 cm
4540The World Water Conservation Day is observed on which date?22 March
4541The headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency is located in which city?Vienna
4542Which type of clouds is a low level cloud?Stratocumulus
4543Which one of the Chola kings conquered Ceylon (Sinhal) first?Rajaraja I
4544Which vitamin is necessary for blood clotting?Vitamin K
4545Which can be abolished but not dissolved?State Legislative Council
4546What does Talc contains?Magnesium, silicon and oxygen
4547What is the percentage of radiant energy reflected back by surface called?Albedo
4548Which place was famous as a seat of Mahayana learning?Nalanda
4549Who is the chairman of 13th Finance Commission?Vijay Kelkar
4550In a food chain, howmuch solar energy utilized by plants?1 percent
4551Which group of animals is primates?Lemurs
4552With whom do the temperate cyclones bring?Mild rainfall
4553In which seet did Gandhara school of art came into existence?Mahayana sect
4554From where can a Member of Parliament claim immunity?From civil cases only
4555Which types of waves are produced in a sonometer wire?Transverse stationary
4556Supersonic jet causes pollution by thinning of which layer?O3 layer
4557When do the Sea breeze blow?Day from sea to land
4558Why did Mahmud of Ghazni attack India?To establish his empire in India
4559In which terms is the Rate of growth of an economy measured?National income
4560Which organ have the capacity of regeneration?Liver
4561The Union Territories get representation in which house?Both Houses of Parliament
4562Strait of Malacca separates which countries?Sumatra and Malaysia
4563The extent of the Delhi Sultanate empire was the greatest during which reign?Alauddin Khilji
4564Which mixture is homogeneous?Methanol and water
4565Who is the author of the book ‘Nice Guys Finish Second’?Michael Hammer
4566Book of poems entitled ‘Lamhe Lamhe’ is written by which Indian actress?Deepti Naval
4567In which ocean are Hawaiian islands are located?North Pacific Ocean
4568In which year was the first Indian Councils Act passed?1861
4569Which organelle is present in bacteria or prokaryotic cell?Ribosomes
4570After howmany years One-third of the members of the Rajya Sabha retire?Second year
4571If the density of water is 1 gcm-3 in C.G.S. System, what is its value in
M.K.S. system?
10 3 kg m -3
4572Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati and Kabini are tributaries of which river?Cauvery
4573By whom was the Doctrine of Lapse introduced?Lord Dalhousie
4574What is temporary tax levied to obtain additional revenue?Surcharge
4575Which author won the Booker Prize twice?J.M. Coetzee
4576Which hormone contains iodine?Thyroxine
4577Which soil is most suitable for cultivation of cereals?Alluvial soils
4578Who were the ashta-diggaja in the court of Krishnadeva Raya?Eight telugu poets
4579By whom the oath to a High Court Judge is administered?Governor
4580The highest temperature is achieved in which type furnance?Electric
4581Who among the following is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?Rabindranath Tagore
4582What are the plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions called?Mesotherms
4583Which Bahmani ruler built the famous Gol Gumbaj at Bijapur?Muhammd Adil Shah
4584In which year was Railway Budget in India separated from general budget?1924-25
4585What is the connecting link between Annelida and Arthropoda?Peripatus
4586Which High Court has jurisdiction over the State of Arunachal Pradesh?Mumbai
4587Which climate factor has the least effect upon terrestrial ecosystem?Wind
4588Mostly inh which form was the literature of the Sangam Age written?Poetry form
4589Which group have quantities that do not have the same dimension?Force, Impulse
4590Which Indian became the President of International Court of Justice?Dr. Nagendra Singh
4591Which Asian languages are UN official languages?Chinese and Arabic
4592One day in Mumbai a tide occurs at 8.00 A.M. when will it occur the next day?8: 26 A.M.
4593Who was the founder of Sunga dynasty?Pushyamitra
4594What is not a digestive enzyme in human system?Gastrin
4595The distribution of seats of the Parliament are based on which census?1971
4596Which element is responsible for blue baby syndrome?Nitrate
4597Which has geographical position of 0 degree latitude and 0 degree longitude?In the South Atlantic Ocean
4598Which Mughals is regarded more as an adventurer than a ruler?Babar
4599In the short run, a producer,’ how long continues his production?Fixed cost
4600Who is the author of the book “The Argumentative India”?Arnartya Sen
4601The release of which fish into ponds and wells helps in controlling the mosquitoes?Gambusia fish
4602Which conditions are not favourable for the growth of coral rects?Fresh water
4603Who was the first Indian ruler to organise Haj pilgrimage at the expense of the state?Akbar
4604Which can be abolished but not dissolved?State Legislative Council
4605Which is not electromagnetic in nature?Cathode rays
4606Who has written the famous book ‘Mankind and Mother Earth?Bertrand Russell
4607Which would be the shortest route from San Francisco to Vladivostok?Flying over the Pacific Ocean
4608Who founded the ‘East India Association’?Dadabhai Naoroji
4609What is the aim of Operation Blackboard?Promoting adult literacy
4610What is the pH level of blood of a normal person?7.35-7.45
4611Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with which government?Union Government
4612What is the important feature of shifting cultivation?Change of cultivation site
4613Which Peshwas was popularly known as Nana-Saheb?Balaji Baji Rao
4614Which form of phosphorus is used in safety matches?Red phosphorus
4615Who has won Man of the Match award in the 2011 World Cup Cricket?MS Dohni
4616Who was the first black tennis player to win a Wombledon title?Althea Gibson
4617Murrah is a breed of which animal?Buffalo
4618Which is called ‘The Bible of Tamil Land’?Kural
4619By whom was the life cycle of Plasmodium in mosquito discovered?Ronald Ross
4620Howmany subjects are in the State List?66 subjects
4621Which phenomena is used in optical fibres?Total internal reflection
4622Which country is included in the North-West pacific fishing grounds?Japan
4623When did Ikhtiyaruddin-bin-Bakhtiyar Khalji invade Bengal?1206 AD
4624What is the animal on the insignia of the RBI?Panther
4625In India, maximum number of newspapers are published which language?Hindi
4626Production of which thing is a function of liver?Urea
4627Which is the oldest mountain range in India?Aravali
4628Who popularised the theory of ‘Arctic Region’ as the original home of Aryans?B. G. Tilak
4629Under which article was the State of Jammu and Kashmir accorded special status?Article 370 of the Constitution
4630What is the ratio of pure gold in 18 carat gold?0.75
4631Which state ranks first in milk procurement in India?Gujarat
4632Which Very strong and cold icy winds that blow in the Polar regions?Blizzards
4633Which is the oldest Veda?Rigveda
4634What is temporary tax levied to obtain additional revenue?Surcharge
4635How do most insects respire?By trachea system
4636Who is the longest serving Chief Minister in India?Jyoti Basu
4637By which Atmospheric humidity is measured?Psychrometer
4638Which was the Sultan who called himself Naib-i-Khudai or Deputy of the God,?Balban
4639If the earth were to skin faster, how does acceleration due to gravity at the poles?Remains the same
4640Who was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress?Annie Besant
4641Where is the headquarters of the UN Industrial Development Organization?Vienna, Austria
4642How do fogs formed along the sea-coast?Due to advection
4643Which is the oldest monument?Ajanta
4644Retina of the eye is comparable to which part of a traditional camera?Lens
4645Lotteries organised by the government of a State come under which list?State List
4646Which gas is used for refrigeration?Ammonia
4647Which region of the world is most thickly populated?East Asia
4648The Champaran Satyagraha was started by Mahatma Gandhi in which year?1917
4649What does Dear Money Policy imply?High interest rates
4650Which decade is celebrated as Bone and Joint Decade, recognised by WHO?2001-2010
4651Which factors are most responsible for disease in plant?Fungi
4652Which group of people changes their house types according to seasons?Kirghiz
4653With which case was Ram Prasad Bismil was associated?Kakori Conspiracy Case
4654Which is not administered by a Lieutenant Governor?Chandigarh
4655Which physical quantity have the same dimensions?Work and torque
4656The United Nations declared 2011 as which International Year?Youth
4657Which is a cash crop?Rubber
4658With reference to Delhi Sultanate, who was the founder of Sayyid Dynasty?Khizr Khan
4659Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
4660Which is mostly cold blooded animal?Shark
4661By whom are the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed?President
4662Which soil is most suited for tea plantation?Acidic
4663Coins of which Muslim ruler been image of Devi Lakshmi?Muhammad Gori
4664By which an element is best characterized?By its atomic number
4665Which is the maximum spoken language in the world?Mandarin
4666Which is the longest passenger rail route in India?Kanyakumari and Jammu Tawi
4667Daily weather map showing isobars is an example of which map?Chropleth map
4668Which was not included in the Eight Fold Path prescribed by Buddha?Right knowledge
4669‘Darwin finches’ refers to a group of which creatrue?Birds
4670At where were the High Courts in India first started?Bombay, Madras, Calcutta
4671Which electromagnetic radiation has the smallest wavelength?Gamma rays
4672Evergreen oak forests are found at the height between how many meters?2700 and 4000 metres
4673In which language did Buddha preach?Pali
4674In which year Swarn Jayanti Gram Swa-Rozgar Yojna came into being?April 1999
4675Country is the new member of International Coffee Organisation?Vietnam
4676Of which dried flower buds are used as a spice?Cloves
4677In which time does a ship crosses Date line from west to east?One day
4678Which ruler assumed the title of Hazrat-i-Ala?Sher Shah Suri
4679By whom is the conditions of service and tenure of the Election Commissioner prescribed?Parliament
4680Which is the softest?Sodium
4681Where is the headquarters of African Export and Import Bank?Egypt
4682What is an upper air wind system with very high velocities in certain parts of the atmosphere?Jet stream
4683By whom was Din-i-Ilahi was accepted?Birbal
4684What is deficit financing?Spending in excess of revenue
4685Which snake is not poisonus?Pythen
4686Which State has no Panchayati Raj Institution at all?Nagaland
4687Where is the Main hunting ground for blue whales located?Arctic Ocean
4688Where did the INA trials took place?Red Fort, Delhi
4689How are the magnetic field lines in the middle of a solenoid?Parallel to the axis
4690The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty came into force in which year?1970
4691The United Nations declared 2010 as which International Year?Seafarer
4692Which is called ‘Herring Pond’?Atlantic Ocean
4693Who started the Bhoodan Movement?Acharya Vinoba Bhave
4694Which pigment is found in the blood of earthworm?Hemocyanine
4695Which of appointment is not made by the President of India?Speaker of the Lok Sabha
4696What is used in preparing match sticks?Red phosphorus
4697Which is the home of “Alphonso” mango?Ratnagiri
4698Of which sutra is the theam of the concept of Eight-fold path?Dharma Chakara Pravartana Sutra
4699On which tax is the minimum effect of Direct Taxes?Income
4700Where were the first coffee forms established by English?Chikmagalur district
4701In human body, which hormone regulates blood calcium and phosphate?Parathyroid hormone
4702Which State does not cultivate wheat?Tamil Nadu
4703Who wrote the Kalpasutra?Bhadrabahu
4704What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship?35 years
4705Who received Nobel Prize twice for the same subject?Marie Curie
4706In which place was Asia’s first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) set up?Kanada
4707In which latitudes are the seasonal contrasts maximum?Mid latitudes
4708During which ruler did Bernier visit India?Shahjahan
4709When was National Development Council set up?1952
4710Which Insectivorous fish used for mosquito control?Gambusia
4711How are representatives of Union Territories in Lok Sabha chosen?Direct elections
4712Which is produced by the rapid ascent of moist air?Hail
4713Between which was the battle of Dharmat fought?Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh
4714Which are the Actinides elements with atomic numbers?From 89 to 103
4715Which year is celebrated as International Year of Water Cooperation?2013
4716When is World Poetry Day, recognized by the UNESCO observed?March 21
4717Which is the longest railway platform?Kharagpur (India)
4718Who said “My boy no, you are an Indian first and then a Muslim”?Mohammad Ali Jinnah
4719Which gas comes out during photosynthesis?Oxygen
4720What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?62 years
4721What is the most suitable unit for expressing nuclear radius?Fermi
4722The equator cuts through which islands?Borneo
4723Who is the author of the book ‘Hindu way of Life’?Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
4724In the short run, a producer,’ how long continues his production?Fixed cost
4725Which is the largest mosque in India?Jama Masjid
4726Absorption of water by root occurs in the region of which parts?Root hairs
4727What is the transfer of energy through matter from particle to particle?Conduction
4728The monuments at Khajuraho belong to the period of which rular?Chandelles
4729When the Vice-President officiates as President, whose salary does he draw?President
4730Which is the anti-knocking compound used in petrol-engines?Tetra-ethyl Lead
4731Where did the first nuclear explosion in India take place?Pokhran
4732Which last atmospheric layer has an altitude greater than 80 kilometers?Thermosphere
4733Kanchi was the capital of which rulers?Pallavas
4734Which place does Buyer’s market denote?The demand exceeds the supply
4735Which component of plants receives stimulus for flowering?Leaves
4736Which is the largest committee of Parliament of India?Estimates Committee
4737Who was first to measure the circumference of the Earth?Eratosthenes
4738In which year was Goa captured by the Portuguese?1510 A.D.
4739In which process the internal energy of a system remains constant?Isothermal
4740When is the ‘National Science Day’ celebrated in India?February 28
4741United nations adopted a charter of Economic Rights in which year?1974
4742What is the position of a planet when it is nearest to the Sun,?Perihelion
4743Which was the first fort constructed by the British in India?Fort St. George
4744Silviculture is the branch of botany what do we study in that?Development of forest
4745Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India?Jawaharlal Nehru
4746Chlorine acts as a bleaching agent only in the presence of which thing?Moisture
4747Which is the longest Railway Tunnel?Tanna (Japan)
4748Where was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC?Vaishali
4749What is the principal source of revenue to the State Government in India?Sales Tax
4750Which UN body deals with population problem?UNFPA
4751Jointed appendages are characteristic of which phylum?Arthropoda
4752Which Australian state is an island?Tasmania
4753By which ruler was Pataliputra chosen for the first time as a capital?Udayin
4754Of which country Indian Constitution closely follows the constitutional system?UK
4755During adiabatic compression of a gas, what is the its temperature?Rises
4756Where and when was the first official Non-Aligned Movement Summit held?Belgrade, 1961
4757How much is the portion of the earth’s surface covered with water roughly?Two-third
4758During the time of Harshavardhana, where was a great Buddhist assembly held?Prayag
4759In which policy India opted for ‘Mixed Economy’?Industrial Policy of 1948
4760Plant and animal living in a particular area, what is it called?Community
4761What is the life of Rajya Sabha?Permanency
4762Which oceans does not have a north south submarine ridge?Pacific ocean
4763To whom is the phrase ‘The Light of Asia’ applied?Buddha
4764Which alloy is used for making magnets for hearing aids?Alinco
4765Which year is celebrated as International Year of Biodiversity?2010
4766The United Nations declared 2011 as which International Year?Forest
4767Which pair of metals- are supposed to constitute the internal core of the earth?Nickel and Iron
4768Which was the Mughal emperor, who died to a’ sudden fall from the staircase,?Humayun
4769Which tissue in man where no cell division, occurs after birth?Nerves
4770What does the power of judicial review ensure?The constitutionality of laws
4771Which physical quantities do not have same dimensions?Force and Pressure
4772Which is a high cloud?Cirrus
4773Where is the mausoleum of Sher Shah?Sasaram
4774How is the contribution of agriculture to India’s economy?Decreasing
4775The first railway line was laid in which state?North-East England
4776Which is the branch of agriculture concerned with the production of crops?Agronomy
4777Which is the smallest country in South America?Surinam
4778Who annulled the Partition of Bengal?Lord Hardinge
4779Chief Ministers of all the States are ex-officio members of which council?National Development Council
4780What does Nail polish remover contain?Acetone
4781Which is the largest man-made canal in the world?Suez Canal
4782Which is ‘the largest island?Kalatdeitnunat
4783With which did the Civil Disobedience Movement in India commence?The Dandi March
4784Under which do all taxes come?Revenue receipts
4785In India famous Bengal famine accurred in 1942 by which disease?Leaf spot of rice
4786Who is a legal advisor of the State Government as provided by the Constitution?Advocate General
4787Which type of rubber provides the best commercial rubber?Castillo
4788In which text are the original teachings of Mahavira contained?14 Purvas
4789If the momentum of a body is increased by 50%, how much will its K.E. will increase?1.25
4790Which book has been written by Vikram Seth?A Suitable Boy
4791“Man without society is either a beast or a God”. Who said this?Aristotle
4792Which biomass has the highest species diversity?Tropical rainforests
4793In ancient India, which was the earliest capital of Magadha Kingdom?Rajgir
4794Which animal can fight with snake?Mongooes
4795According to which article untouchability is abolished and its practice is punishable?Article 17
4796Which is used as a mordant in dying and tanning industry?Magnesium sulphate
4797Which is a type of planetary wind?Westerlies
4798During which reign was the Moti Masjid in Delhi built?Aurangzeb
4799Which is poorest state in India?Orissa
4800Which is the biggest port in India?Mumbai
4801Mycology is the branch of botany, what do we study about in that branch?Fungi
4802The monsoon has well-developed cycle in which area?South and South East Asia
4803At the time of Shahjahan’s illness, Aurangzeb was the viceroy of which area?Deccan
4804What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem?Fundamental Duty of every citizen
4805What is the principle by which a cooling system (Radiator) in a motor car works?Convection
4806Which ruler established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines?Tipu Sultan
4807In India, how many States share the coastline?9
4808Which struggley of Mahatma Gandhi was related to Industrial worker?Ahmedabad Struggle
4809Why was Mashelkar Committee constituted?Auto fuel policy
4810Which branch of biology in which we-study about cultivation of flowering plant?Floriculture
4811Ministers in a State get salaries, by whom is it as determined?State Legislature
4812Which State of India, has the oldest rock formations in the country?Karnataka
4813Who was associated with Kakori Conspiracy case?Ashfaqulla
4814Select the compound in which chlorine shows oxidation state + 7?HClO 4
4815Whose successful book include circle of Reason and shadow lines?Amitav Ghosh
4816The Lord of Rings The Return of the King won Oscar award in how many categories?11
4817The concept of carbon credit originated from which protocal?Kyoto Protocol
4818From which site, was the famous Bull-seal of Indus Valley found?Mohenjodaro
4819What is the process in which water is split during photosynthesis?Photolysis
4820From which fund are the salary and allowances of the Governor charged?Consolidated Fund of the State
4821If an ideal gas is isothermally expanded, what will its internal energy?Remain the same
4822The daily and annual range of temperature is minimum in which area?Hot desert
4823Who is the expounder of yoga philosophy?Patanjali
4824By whom was concept of Five Year Plans in India introduced?Jawaharlal Nehru
4825Which is the first National Park established in India?Corbett
4826Which fungy causes green ear disease of bajra?Sclerospora graminicola
4827What speed of rotation of the earth?9.72 km/sec.
4828By whom was ‘Panchatantra’ written?Vishnu Sharma
4829Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?Parliament
4830Which law of thermodynamics introduces the concept of entropy?Second law
4831Kiel Canal connect which seas?Baltic Sea and North Sea
4832Why are In the northern hemisphere, currents deflected to their right?Due to coriolis force
4833Who is credited with the invention of Algebra?Aryabhatta
4834How is Share of Direct tax in post economic reform?Increasing
4835Which branch of biology deals with study of heredity and variation?Genetics
4836How type of right is Right to Information?Fundamental right
4837Which region is leading producer of “bort” variety of diamond in the world?Zaire
4838By which peshwa was the Treaty of Bassein signed with the British?Baji Rao II
4839If we move from the equator to a pole, what will be the value of g?Increases
4840Which English Poet finished writing the epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’?John Milton
4841Which first feature film (talkie) produced in India?Alamm Ara
4842Why are Venice in Italy and Vienna in Austria famous?For glass industry
4843Who was called as ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’?Raja Ram Mohan Roy
4844What is the study of principles and procedures of classification?Taxonomy
4845Who appoints the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?President
4846Which substance is used to retard the setting action of cement?CaSO.2HO
4847Shyok is a tributary of which river?Indus
4848Who is well known for his contribution in the field of Algebra?Bhaskara
4849What is the investment in public works?Capital expenditure
4850EI Nino current appears along the coast of which country?Peru
4851Which scientist studied about wheat rust problem?K. C. Mehta
4852Teesta forms a part of which major river system?Brahmaputra
4853Which ruler of Vijayanagar had sent his embassy to the emperor of China?Bukka I
4854To whom is a minister in a State individually responsible?Governor
4855By which force can fat be separated from milk in a cream separator?Centrifugal force
4856The island of Honshu is located in which country?Japan
4857What is the name of very violent and serious types of winds which bring lot of disaster?Hurricane
4858By whom was the Bahmani Kingdom founded?Hasan
4859Which body finalises the Five Year Plan proposals?National Development Council
4860How many number of chamber are found in the heart of Mammal?4
4861What is the minimum age for being the member of the Parliament?25 years
4862What is the minimum forest cover to maintain ecological balance?0.33
4863Which saint wrote ‘Bijak’?Kabir
4864What is the composition of Nitrolim-a chemical fertilizer?Calcium carbide and nitrogen
4865Which Indian epic was filmed by British Director Peter Brook?Mahabharat
4866“Bhanu Singha” was the pen name of famous writer?Rabindra Nath Tagore
4867What is the most important factor in thunderstorms development?Atmospheric instability
4868In which year did the Indian Naval Mutiny against the British take place?1945
4869Which Bacteria commonly lives in the intestine of human?Escherichia coli
4870The distribution of seats of the Parliament are based on which census?1971
4871Why do The clouds float in the atmosphere?Because of their low temperature
4872Which is not a form of precipitation?Fog
4873Where was the resolution to start the Quit India Movement adopted by INC at its session?Bombay
4874Which is poorest state in India?Orissa
4875How many classical dances are there in India?6
4876Which is a free living bacteria that help in nitrogen fixation?Azotohacter
4877The oldest inhabitants of India are considered by which name?Negritoes
4878In which city is Charminar situated?Hyderabad
4879Who acts as the Chancellor of State Universities?Governor
4880What are species containing same number of electrons called?Isoelectronic
4881Which was the Prince who was responsible for the death of his father?Ajatasatru
4882In which Union Territory people of the Onge tribe live?Andaman and Nicobar Islands
4883Who were the first Europeans to set up sea trade centres in India?The Portuguese
4884Why is the Gross National Income always more than Net National Income?Direct taxes
4885What is grown in field by their plantlet?Onion
4886In which list are the Central Government’s exclusive powers enumerated?Union List
4887What is a line on a weather map joining all places of equal pressure called?Isobar
4888With which one of the following is the classic ‘Jivaka Chintamani’ associated?Jainism
4889What does TV remote control unit use to operate a TV set?Radio waves
4890Who is considered as ‘trimutri’ (Trinity) of Carnatic Music?Muthuswami Dikshitar
4891Late Girilal jain was a noted figure in which fields?Journalism
4892The tornadoes are very strong tropical cyclones originating in which sea?Caribbean sea
4893By whom were Sakas were finally overthrown?Gautamiputra Satakarni
4894Parthanogenesis is seen generally in which fruit?Grapes
4895Indian Constitution recognises minorities on which basis?Religion
4896What is an extensive property of the system?Volume
4897Which is the World’s largest synthetic rubber and tyre making centre?Akron
4898In Shivaji’s Ashtapradhan, which officer looked after the foreign affairs?Sumant
4899According to the law of demand, what happens when price increases?Demand decreases
4900Shiny Wilson is associated with which game/sport?Athletics
4901By which name Pace-maker is also known?S.A. Node
4902Which is the World’s largest producer of wool?Australia
4903Which Emperor had the longest reign?Muhammad Shah
4904In which does the subject of Co-operative Societies fall?Concurrent List
4905One astronomical unit is the average distance between which bodies?Earth and the Sun
4906Ben Johnson, the well known athlete belongs to which country?Canada
4907Which river is known as India’s River of Sorrow?Kosi
4908Where did the Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period?Bhubaneswar
4909Who is the originator of Green Revolution in India?Norman E. Borlaug
4910The food material in fungi is stored in which form?Glycogen
4911Lotteries organised by the government of a State come under which list?State List
4912In which state is Jog Falls located?Karnataka
4913Vikramasila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of which dynasty?Pal Dynasty
4914Rusting of iron is an example of which thing?Slow oxidation
4915Mac number is associated with which plane?Jet Plane
4916What is the natural source of hydrocarbon?Biomass
4917The high altitude tropical forest which has dwarfed trees is known by which name?Elfm forest
4918From which age can Idol worship in India be traced?Pre-Aryan
4919Which plant only produce seed but not fruit?Cycus
4920By whom is Agricultural Income Tax assigned to the State Governments?By the Constitution of India
4921For a body moving with constant speed in a horizontal circle, what remains constant?KE
4922In equatorial regions How is the temperature between July and January?The same
4923In which battle Porus was defeated by Alexander?Hydaspes
4924India is self sufficient in production of which of the following commodities?Milk
4925Which country is not a member of SAARC?Mauritius
4926Independent alternation of generation is found in which plant?Fern
4927Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?Low humidity
4928Which Sikh Gurus started the Gurumukhi script?Guru Angad
4929What does the Constitution name our country?India, that is Bharat
4930Which glass is used in bullet proof screens?Reinforced glass
4931Which is the official language of West African Development Bank?French
4932The albedo of which cloud is the highest?Cirrus cloud
4933Who was the Finance Minister under Shivaji?Amatya
4934By which income individual’s actual standard of living can be assessed?Disposable Personal Income
4935Chekori powder is obtain from which part of plant?Root
4936Right to Constitutional Remedies comes under which rights?Fundamental Rights
4937What is the capital of Lakshadweep?Kavaratti
4938Who was given the title of Andhra-Kavita- Pitamaha?Peddana
4939Thermal radiations are electromagnetic wave belonging to which region?Infrared region
4940Which is considered as the drug of last resort for human being?Streptomycin
4941Which is used as a fuel in Nuclear power stations in India?Thorium
4942Which is the second highest peak in the world?K-2 (Godwin Austin)
4943Which Sultan of Delhi introduced measures for improving the quality of fruits?Firoz shah Tughlaq
4944For crop does India have the largest cultivated area in the world?Rice
4945When was the Madras State renamed Tamil Nadu?1969
4946Which law directly explains the law of conservation of mass?Avogadro’s law
4947What the wind is deflected due of the rotation of the earth?Geostropic wind
4948Who built the stupa at Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh?Ashoka
4949After textiles, which is India’s second important industry?Iron and steel
4950Which books was written by Tilak?Gita Rahasya
4951Which gas is absorbed during photosynthesis?CO 2
4952Which country leads in fish catches?Japan
4953Which temple got the name of Black Pagoda?Sun Temple
4954Which is an extra Constitutional and non-statutory body?Planning Commission
4955Which are the space waves are affected seriously by atmospheric conditions?UHF
4956Who has written the famous book ‘Anna Karenina’?Leo Tolstoy
4957Which type of climate is known for the maximum diurnal range of temperature?Hot desert
4958By whom was the first weekly Bengali newspaper ‘Samachar Darpan’ published?Marshman
4959Which State stands first in the length of roads in the country?Maharashtra
4960Which type of cell has the ability to develop into any type of all?Stem cell
4961With what subject do the Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India deal?Citizenship
4962Which characteristic is NOT found in the convectional rainfall?Drizzling
4963Who was founder of Boy Scouts and Civil Guides Movement in India?Baden Powell
4964Rutherford’s scattering experiment related to the size of which thing?Nucleus
4965What is the permissible level of noise in a silent zone at daytime?75 dB.
4966Which groups of items contains only biodegradable items?Wood, Grass, Leather
4967Where is Copacabana Beach located?Rio de Janeiro
4968Who were the first kings to issue gold coins in India?Indo-Greeks
4969Spice saffron is obtained from which part of plant?Stigma
4970The Union Territories get representation in which house?Both Houses of Parliament
4971Masses of stars and galaxies are usually expressed in terms of which mass?Solar mass
4972In which hemisphere does India lie?Northern and eastern
4973Which art style combines Indian and Greek feature?Gandhar
4974How is Indian economy?Mixed economy
4975What is the largest ecosystem of the Earth?Hydrosphere
4976Which Pollination takes place with the help of water is called?Hydrophyily
4977Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?Oxygen
4978Who was the mediator between man and gods according to the Vedic people?Agni
4979Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with which government?Union Government
4980What is a mixture of potassium nitrate, powdered charcoal and sulphur called?Gun powder
4981With reference to Indian defence what is, the ‘Lakshya’?A pilotless training aircraft
4982What will be the shortest day in Australia?June 21
4983To which age the Painted Grey Ware (PGW) belongs?The Vedic age
4984Which is India’s oldest iron and steel plant?TISCO at Jamshedpur
4985Belladona medicine is obtained by which part of Atropa belladona?From leaf
4986To whom does UPSC submit its annual report on its work?The Union Home Minister
4987Which city in india never experiences Vertical rays of the sun during noon?New Delhi
4988By whom was the ‘Jaziya’ abolished?Akbar
4989Why is Weightlessness experienced in spaceship?Due to absence of gravity
4990In which year, Economic Community of West African States came into existence?1975
4991Which year is celebrated as International Year of Astronomy?2009
4992Which is the most of India’s rainfall?Cyclonic
4993By whom was capital of the Mughal Empire shifted from Agra to Delhi?Shahjahan
4994Which plant produces seed but not fruit?Cycus
4995The President of the Indian Union has the same constitutional authority as which country?British Monarch
4996Which is a major constituent of Biogas?Methane
4997Which Grasslands not support any trees?Steppes
4998Which was known as Chalco-lithic Age?Copper-stone Age
4999Which industry in India was worst affected because of the partition?Jute and Cotton
5000Which is produced by rain water action?Gully
5001Which ore contains both calcium and magnesium?Dolomite
5002Where is the greatest average annual precipitation?In Philippines
5003Alberuni lived during the period of which king?Mahmud Ghaznavi

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