APPSC Polytechnic College Lectures-2020 General Paper

Question 1
An increase in afforestation, a slight decrease in deforestation and the natural expansion of forests have reduced the net loss of forest from an average of 8.3 million hectares annually in the 1990s to an average of __________million hectares annually between 2000 and 2010.
A
5.5
B
5.2
C
6.5
D
6.2
Question 2
When was the Ethics Committee of the Rajya Sabha constituted?
A
4th March 1997
B
27th April 1997
C
7th April 1997
D
15th March 1997
Question 3
There were movements, such as the ______________ Movement, with a bid to keep Andhra Pradesh united in recent times.
A
Samaikyandhra
B
Vishalandhra
C
Vandeandhra
D
Jai Andhra
Question 4
Which option represents the pair of wildlife sanctuary and elephant reserve in Andhra Pradesh.
A
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and Theppakadu Elephant Reserve
B
Koundinya Sanctuary and Rayala Elephant Reserve
C
Similipal-Kuldiha-Hadgarh Sanctuary and Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve
D
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary and Singhbhum Elephant Reserve
Question 5
The enrolment in primary education in developing regions of the world reached __________% in 2015, up from 83% in 2000.
A
85
B
86
C
89
D
91
Question 6
The Prime Minister is appointed by the___________, who also appoints other ministers on the advice of Prime Minister.
A
President
B
Members of Parliament
C
Electoral college
D
Vice-President
Question 7
The International Conclave On "Globalizing Indian Thought" was held from January 16-18, 2020 at:
A
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
B
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
C
Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
D
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Question 8
The _________State Disaster Management Authority has bagged the SKOCH Award, 2018 for its achievements in the field of disaster management.
A
Chhattisgarh
B
Odisha
C
Uttarakhand
D
Uttarakhand
Question 9
The Ministry of External Affairs, India is setting up a New, Emerging and Strategic Technologies (NEST) division. This will act as the nodal division within MEA for collaboration with foreign partners in the field of:
A
cognitive cloud computing
B
robotic process automation
C
cryptocurrency trade
D
5G and artificial intelligence
Question 10
In 2020, the World Economic Forum has launched a global initiative to grow, restore and conserve _______around the world, in a bid to restore biodiversity and help fight climate change.
A
1 trillion trees
B
2 billion trees
C
2 trillion trees
D
1 billion trees
Question 11
Union Minister for Railways and Commerce Piyush Goyal has announced that the entire network of railways in the country will run on electricity by__________.
A
2025
B
2024
C
2022
D
2023
Question 12
Which river of the following traverses through Andhra Pradesh?
A
Bhima
B
Pennar
C
Palar
D
Dindi
Question 13
The Government of India Act______ allowed for some elected representation.
A
1909
B
1907
C
1906
D
1908
Question 14
Corangi or Coringa is a beautiful Mada or __________Forest, where the river Godavari joins the backwaters of Bay of Bengal.
A
Montane
B
Mangrove
C
Tropical Thorn
D
Deciduous
Question 15
In 1952, who was elected as the Chief Minister of the Hyderabad State in its first democratic election?
A
Dr. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
B
Sri Kasu Bramhananda Reddy
C
Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao
D
Sri Damodaram Sanjivaiah
Question 16
Mahatma Gandhi was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on 2nd October_________.
A
1869
B
1870
C
1868
D
1867
Question 17
The plateau region in the south western portion of Andhra Pradesh part of the Deccan (peninsular India), and commonly called Rayalaseema, is composed of the __________rock.
A
gabbro
B
schist
C
shale
D
gneissic
Question 18
The World Tsunami Awareness Day is celebrated annually on:
A
6th November
B
4th November
C
5th November
D
7th November
Question 19
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) Organised/is going to organise — in January 2020 — an awareness camp for the _______exports in Agra.
A
tomato
B
potato
C
guava
D
mango
Question 20
The Indian Government has intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 across the country. What does this mission aim to achieve?
A
Drought prevention
B
Universal vaccination
C
Adequate earthquake warning
D
Pollution control
Question 21
In January 2020, which Indian defence force signed an MoU with the Geological Survey of India?
A
Indian Navy
B
Indian Army
C
Indian Coast Guard
D
Indian Air Force
Question 22
A _______________ is a time-stamped series of immutable records of data that is managed by a cluster of computers not owned by any single entity.
A
quantum computing
B
blockchain
C
biometric security
D
serverless computing
Question 23
In terms of area, which is the largest district of Andhra Pradesh?
A
Guntur
B
Anantapur
C
Cuddapah
D
Chittoor
Question 24
On 22 January 2020, the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has set up_________________.
A
National Startup Advisory Council
B
Foreign Trade Policy Council
C
National Trade Policy Council
D
National Trade Policy Council
Question 25
On 13 January 2020, the World Future Energy Summit was held at:
A
Berlin
B
Abu Dhabi
C
Dublin
D
Copenhagen
Question 26
Since 1991, the size of the Indian economy in terms of GDP at market prices has increased by almost ___________times.
A
fifteen
B
fourteen
C
twelve
D
thirteen
Question 27
The liver and skeletal muscle in the body mainly stores _________________, which is used as a source of energy.
A
Morphogen
B
Pathogen
C
Pepsinogen
D
Glycogen
Question 28
The Telangana state was inaugurated formally on __________2014.
A
June 3rd
B
June 5th
C
June 4th
D
June 2nd
Question 29
The policy of annexation devised by the British East India Company was called:
A
Regulation of Ascension
B
Transfer of Rule
C
Social Assimilation
D
Doctrine of Lapse
Question 30
In January 2020, the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), India, launched ________ — an annual one-month-long fuel conservation mega campaign.
A
Muktva
B
Prarakshita
C
Saksham
D
Samrakshana
Question 31
Cycas beddomei, the living fossil, is endemic to which of the following regions?
A
Bandipur Sanctuary
B
Sri Venkateswara National Park & Sanctuary
C
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
D
Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
Question 32
The Department of Electronics, set up within the Prime Minister's Office, foresaw the potential for India's exports in ________even in the mid-1970s.
A
digital electronics
B
software
C
passive components
D
analogue electronics
Question 33
The second five-year plan in India and the _____________(long considered the economic constitution of India) paved the way for the development of the public sector and ushered in the licence Raj.
A
Commercial Policy Resolution, 1954
B
Industrial Policy Resolution, 1956
C
Agricultural Policy Resolution, 1955
D
Public Policy Resolution, 1953
Question 34
Indian Army Day is celebrated on _________every year as it is on this historic day that General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army in 1949.
A
January 27
B
January 10
C
January 25
D
January 15
Question 35
When is the International Mother Earth Day celebrated?
A
20th April
B
21st April
C
19th April
D
22nd April
Question 36
The dominant or preponderant position of one state over others in the international system is called:
A
Demagogue
B
Gerrymander
C
Hegemony
D
Caucus
Question 37
How many national parks are found in the state of Andhra Pradesh?
A
4
B
6
C
3
D
5
Question 38
When is the International World Wildlife day celebrated?
A
3rd March
B
1st March
C
4th March
D
2nd March
Question 39
What is the Agenda 21 set by the United Nations?
A
Comprehensive plan of action for global human impact on the environment
B
Comprehensive education plan to share knowledge on energy consumption
C
A united effort to curb felling of trees at a global scale
D
A series of talks about global warming
Question 40
Which of the following waterfalls is found in the Nagari Valley, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh?
A
Mallela Theertham
B
Kuntala Falls
C
Kailasakona Falls
D
Pochera Falls
Question 41
The Finance Ministry of India, in January 2020, said that now GST taxpayers can file their ________returns in a staggered manner.
A
GSTR-2A
B
GSTR-5
C
GSTR-3B
D
GSTR-4 / CMP-08
Question 42
On______________, the newly-elected Constituent Assembly formed an interim government of India, which existed till 15th August 1947.
A
1st September 1946
B
25th September 1946
C
2nd September 1946
D
18th August 1946
Question 43
As part of the British law in India, an act was enacted that stated that 'any person protesting or criticizing the British Government could be arrested without due trial'. Which act is being mentioned here?
A
Charter Act of 1786
B
Pitt's India Act of 1784
C
Sedition Act of 1870
D
Regulating Act of 1773
Question 44
The Indian Space Research Organisation’s satellite GSAT-30 was successfully launched on 17 January 2020 from Kourou launch base. What is the main function of this satellite?
A
Search and rescue
B
Navigation
C
Telecommunication
D
Space exploration
Question 45
In 1998, which Indian Economist and Philosopher received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences?
A
T N Srinivasan
B
Kaushik Basu
C
Amartya Sen
D
Arvind Subramanian
Question 46
Identify the Middle East country that — in January 2020 — announced multiple-entry tourist visas to people of all nationalities to be valid for 5 years.
A
Israel
B
Iran
C
Saudi Arabia
D
United Arab Emirates
Question 47
_______________is the ability of a quantum system to be in multiple states at the same time until it is measured.
A
Superposition
B
Interposition
C
Redisposition
D
Reposition
Question 48
Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly of India?
A
Harendra Coomar Mookerjee
B
B. R. Ambedkar
C
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D
V. T. Krishnamachari
Question 49
As per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, Hyderabad was decided to be the joint capital of the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for __________years following which it shall belong to Telangana.
A
12
B
11
C
13
D
10
Question 50
____________and palm trees fringe the coastal plain of Andhra Pradesh.
A
Mangrove swamps
B
Lignum bogs
C
Salt marshes
D
Paddleweed mires
Question 51
Telangana comprises of ________ districts of Telugu origin from north-western Andhra Pradesh.
A
12
B
9
C
10
D
13
Question 52
India has successfully achieved the complete phasing out of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141 b, which is a chemical used by _________and one of the most potent ozone depleting chemical after Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
A
Foam manufacturing enterprises
B
furniture manufacturing enterprises
C
textile Industry
D
transportation industry
Question 53
Vishwa Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on _______in order to promote the language world-wide.
A
January 20
B
January 10
C
January 15
D
January 25
Question 54
___ is the first Asian woman to get a PhD in Economics from Harvard back in 1960, and is best known as a critique of India’s erstwhile planned economy.
A
Gita Gopinath
B
Anshula Kant
C
Jayati Ghosh
D
Padma Desai
Question 55
India came to be visually associated with the image of Bharat Mata. Who first painted the image of Bharat Mata?
A
Nandalal Bose
B
Jamani Roy
C
Abanindranath Tagore
D
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
Question 56
The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for Africa and Asia, a 45-nation international organisation on disaster warning, has termed______, the severe cyclonic storm that devastated Odisha in October 2018, as ‘rarest cyclone’.
A
Vayu
B
Hudhud
C
Mekunu
D
Titli
Question 57
____________is a large freshwater lake located between the deltas of Krishna and Godavari rivers.
A
Loktak
B
Pulicat
C
Wular
D
Kolleru
Question 58
According to the Henley Passport Index, which country's passport is rated as number one with which its citizens can access maximum number of destinations without a prior visa?
A
South Korea
B
Singapore
C
Japan
D
Germany
Question 59
The Gazette of India No 6 dated ____________2014 notified the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 (Act 6 of 2014), upon receiving the President of India’s assent.
A
04th March
B
02nd March
C
01st March
D
03rd March
Question 60
When is the 'international day of education' celebrated?
A
24th January
B
23rd January
C
26th January
D
25th January
Question 61
Andhra Pradesh originally came into existence in _________as a result of the demand of the Andhras for a separate state.
A
1954
B
1953
C
1956
D
1955
Question 62
One of the United Nation's Millennium goals is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger globally; today more than half of the extreme poor in the world live in______________.
A
Asia-Pacific
B
Sub-Saharan Africa
C
Oceania
D
Central America
Question 63
The Union Home Ministry has issued an alert to all states warning them about the vulnerability in the Android operating system that allows malware applications to pose as legitimate apps and access user data of all kind. What is the name of this malware?
A
SpyEye
B
Shylock
C
StrandHogg
D
Zeus
Question 64
The ___________offer instant access to Google assistant with real-time translation of 40 different languages.
A
Tran Buds
B
Babel Buds
C
Hear Buds
D
Pixel Buds
Question 65
As per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014, there shall be allocated 25 seats to the successor State of Andhra Pradesh, and ______seats to the successor State of Telangana, in the House of the People.
A
15
B
16
C
18
D
17
Question 66
The First Carnatic war in India was fought between the _________ and the ______________ forces.
A
French and Portuguese
B
British and French
C
Mughal and British
D
British and Mongol
Question 67
The First Carnatic war in India was fought between the _________ and the ______________ forces.
A
French and Portuguese
B
British and French
C
British and Mongol
D
Mughal and British
Question 68
In January 2019, the Coast Guards of India and Japan conducted their disaster control, search and rescue exercises off the coast of _________in Japan.
A
Yoron
B
Yugawara
C
Yamada
D
Yokohama
Question 69
Name the homologous series with an -OH functional group.
A
Hydroxyl group
B
Haloalcohol group
C
Hydroxide group
D
Hydride group
Question 70
Which country wants to replicate the highly successful Ujjwala model of giving out cooking gas (LPG) connections to the needy, and has signed an agreement with the state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC)?
A
Algeria
B
Libya
C
Ghana
D
Nigeria
Question 71
Conservationists working with the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros species have welcomed the birth of a rhino calf at the ______National Park in January 2020.
A
Kaziranga
B
Manas
C
Gir
D
Jim Corbett
Question 72
The territories of Telangana State have been specified in section ____ of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014
A
3
B
2
C
4
D
5
Question 73
In 1883, there was a furore over the attempt by the government to introduce the __________ Bill. The bill provided for the trial of British or European persons by Indians, and sought equality between British and Indian judges in the country.
A
Stokes
B
Ilbert
C
Curzon
D
Bentinck
Question 74
The state of _______________has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas on the basis of historic flood inundation captured through satellite imagery over the period from 2001 to 2018, which is expected to help the state manage floods more efficiently.
A
Gujarat
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Odisha
D
Kerala
Question 75
In order to be chosen as a member of Parliament, a person must be a citizen of India and not less than ________ years of age in the case of Rajya Sabha.
A
35
B
40
C
30
D
25
Question 76
With effect from April 2018, the Government of India decided to enhance its contribution in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) from 75% to ______.
A
80%
B
90%
C
110%
D
100%
Question 77
The _____________based in the cloud are bringing Artificial Intelligence to a far broader audience.
A
machine-learning tools
B
virtual reality tools
C
natural language processing tools
D
Multi experience tools
Question 78
How many wildlife sanctuaries are found in the state of Andhra Pradesh?
A
14
B
11
C
12
D
13
Question 79
The smallest bone in the human body is:
A
Stapes
B
Malleus
C
Incus
D
Mandible
Question 80
Identify the Indian freedom fighter who was also called the ‘Lion of Punjab’, and who played an important role in the Swadeshi Movement. He is also famous for his slogan ‘Go back Simon’.
A
Aurobinda Ghosh
B
Lala Lajpat Rai
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Bipan Chandra Pal
Question 81
The most important legacy of the Rajiv Gandhi government in India was the background research on __________, which was carried out within the Prime Minister's Office, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Ministry of Finance.
A
economic autarky
B
economic arbitrage
C
economic liberalisation
D
economic appreciation
Question 82
In January 2020, a delegation led by the Ambassador of________ called on the Union Minister of State, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh.
A
Sri Lanka
B
Japan
C
Bangladesh
D
China
Question 83
5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness was held in 2019 at __________.
A
Pokhara
B
Kathmandu
C
Bharatpur
D
Lalitpur
Question 84
On 23 January 2020, India celebrated 123rd birth anniversary of:
A
Shyamji Krishna Varma
B
Kali Charan Banerjee
C
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
D
Subhash Chandra Bose
Question 85
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported that a total of 43 flights and 9,156 passengers have been screened for _________illness till January 21, 2020. .
A
Ebola virus
B
Marburg virus
C
Hantaviruses
D
Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)
Question 86
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction began in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. This day is observed on every:
A
14th October
B
11th October
C
12th October
D
13th October
Question 87
Who was the first Finance Minister of independent India?
A
CD Deshmukh
B
John Mathai
C
R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
D
T.T.Krishnamachari
Question 88
Who is the head of the Indian National Disaster Management Authority?
A
Minister of environment, forest and climate change
B
Prime Minister
C
Defence Minister
D
Vice President
Question 89
In October 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that a national award in the name of __________will be given every year to police personnel who do excellent work in rescue and relief operations during any kind of disaster.
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Mother Teresa
C
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
D
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Question 90
India is unanimously chosen as the ___________of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for the fiscal year 2020.
A
Member of Consultative Council (CC)
B
Premier member of the Board (PM)
C
Member of Supervisory Council (SC)
D
Co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG)
Question 91
What is any non-living component of an ecosystem that affects the population of another organism or its environment?
A
Prebiotic Factor
B
Anabiotic Factor
C
Abiotic Factor
D
Symbiotic Factor
Question 92
The Indian Constitution provides that the Rajya Sabha shall consist of not more than __________members.
A
253
B
251
C
252
D
250
Question 93
In its 70th year of inception, Election Commission of India has decided to institute an Annual Lecture Series as a tribute to the first Chief Election Commissioner of India ______________.
A
Nagendra Singh
B
S. P. Sen Verma
C
Kalyan Sundaram
D
Shri Sukumar Sen
Question 94
Protected ecosystems covered 15.2% of land and __________% of coastal marine areas worldwide by 2014.
A
8.6
B
8.5
C
8.4
D
8.7
Question 95
Other than the districts from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana consists of a region called ____________with 13 districts.
A
Sangareddy
B
Mulugu
C
Medak
D
Seemandhra
Question 96
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first approximately ___________in its star’s habitable zone, the range of distances where conditions may be just right to allow the presence of liquid water on the surface.
A
Moon-size satellite
B
Earth-size planet
C
Jupiter-size planet
D
Neptune-size planet
Question 97
Identify the leader of the Indian independence movement who belonged to the extremist faction, and who was also called the ‘Father of Indian Unrest’.
A
Subhas Chandra Bose
B
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C
Bhagat Singh
D
Surya Sen
Question 98
The maximum strength of the House (Lok Sabha) envisaged by the Constitution is:
A
551
B
554
C
552
D
553
Question 99
The Indian banking sector has come a long way since independence, more so since the nationalisation of 14 major banks in 1969 and of ______ banks in 1980.
A
3
B
5
C
6
D
4
Question 100
A Concession Agreement for completing the 6.5-kilometre long Z-Morh tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir was signed in January 2020; what is the estimated cost of this project?
A
₹3,580 crore
B
₹5,490 crore
C
₹1,579 crore
D
₹2,379 crore
Question 101
___________was the first state formed on the linguistic basis in India.
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Telangana
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 102
India’s first Union budget was presented in the Parliament on:
A
24th November 1945
B
25th November 1946
C
26th November 1947
D
27th November 1948
Question 103
In 1780, who started “The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser”, which was seized in 1872 because of its outspoken criticism of the Government?
A
James Augustus Hickey
B
Peter Read
C
Messer B Messinck
D
James Silk Buckingham
Question 104
In the honour of 200th birth anniversary of______, the World Health Organization has designated the year 2020 as the “Year of Nurse and Midwife"
A
Elizabeth Grace Neill
B
Florence Nightingale
C
Clara Barton
D
Margaret Sanger
Question 105
India’s first five-year plan, launched in 1951, focused on:
A
mining
B
finished goods
C
agriculture and irrigation
D
services
Question 106
In the early 1960s, at a time when most distinguished development economists were talking about the virtues of import substitution, it was ________who has pointed out, through a detailed empirical analysis, that trade would be an important factor for the development of a less developed country such as India.
A
Kaushik Basu
B
Manmohan Singh
C
Bimal Jalan
D
Amartya Sen
Question 107
After the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 was Passed, India got its _________ state in Telangana.
A
27th
B
26th
C
28th
D
29th
Question 108
When was the Aam Aadmi Party launched?
A
2014
B
2012
C
2013
D
2015
Question 109
India's Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, in the 1980's, was able to move the telecommunications sector in the direction of ________orientation.
A
electronic sector
B
private sector
C
digital sector
D
service sector
Question 110
In January 2020, India and __ discussed setting up of a Maritime Research Coordination Centre.
A
Sri Lanka
B
Singapore
C
Bangladesh
D
Australia
Question 111
The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad's (IIT-H's) Centre for Healthcare Entrepreneurship (CfHE) Fellow _________has launched a ‘vaccination on wheels clinic’ in Pune in December 2019, in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
A
Aravind Sarangapaani
B
Sachin Vinayak Bhat
C
Jignesh Patel
D
Vishnu Mahathi Avadhanam
Question 112
A deficiency of vitamin B3 can result in a condition called:
A
Beriberi
B
Scurvy
C
Rickets
D
Pellagra
Question 113
Which is the first Indian state to implement agricultural land leasing?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Uttarakhand
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 114
The __________of 1853 renewed the authority of the East India Company and allowed it to retain possession of its Indian territories to be “held in trust for Her Majesty (Queen Victoria) and her heirs and successors”, until the Parliament should otherwise decide; hence no specific time was allotted to the Company to retain its powers and authority.
A
Charter Act
B
Negotiable Instruments Act
C
Regulating Act
D
Indian Contract Act
Question 115
The __ is celebrated on 9 January to commemorate the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa on that day in 1915?
A
Vaapasee Barath Divas
B
Palatav Barath Divas
C
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
D
Aaavrithi Bharatiya Divas
Question 116
The National Voters' Day is celebrated on __________ every year to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India (ECI).
A
25th January
B
29th January
C
10th January
D
27th January
Question 117
Which among the following believes that it can generate power at least as inexpensively as standard natural-gas plants and essentially capture all the carbon dioxide released in the process?
A
Enel
B
General Electric Co
C
Net Power
D
Tepco
Question 118
When is the International Day of Forests celebrated globally?
A
19th March
B
20th March
C
22nd March
D
21st March
Question 119
The Indian Statistical Institute was founded on 17 December 1931, by _____________________.
A
Subramanian Swamy
B
CR Rao
C
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
D
Raj Chandra Bose
Question 120
Who among the following is the founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party?
A
Kanshi Ram
B
Ashok Siddarth
C
Veer Singh
D
Kumari Mayawati
Question 121
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the agreement between the Republic of India and the Federative Republic of _________on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.
A
China
B
Japan
C
Canada
D
Brazil
Question 122
The Naval Trade License introduced by the Portuguese in India was called:
A
Shellback system
B
Pollywog system
C
Marcent system
D
Cartaz system
Question 123
The world leaders who gathered at the Millennium Summit in 2000 had set a series of time-bound targets with a deadline of ______.
A
2017
B
2015
C
2014
D
2016
Question 124
If there is a sharing of power between the union and the state government, it is called:
A
communism
B
federalism
C
oligarchy
D
fascism
Question 125
On 17 September 1948, the Indian government conducted a military operation called ____________to assimilate the then Hyderabad state into the Indian Union.
A
Operation Pawan
B
Operation Checkmate
C
Operation Vijay
D
Operation Polo
Question 126

A,B,C,D,E,F and G are schools . A,B,C and G are having their branches at New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. C,D and E are having their branches at Chennai, Banglore and Hyderabad. C,D,E and F are having their branches at Ahmedabad, Pune and Jaipur. B,F and G are having their branches at Patna and Ranchi. With the information provided, answer the following questions.

Which school is NOT having any branch at Jaipur?
A
B
B
E
C
F
D
C
Question 127

Study the following table carefully to answer the questions.

Total number of students studying in various universities over the years



What is the difference between the total number of students studying in Universities A over the given period and the total number of students studying in University D over the same period ?
A
770
B
670
C
788
D
688
Question 128
A
544
B
564
C
534
D
514
Question 129
Select the letter-cluster that can replace the question mark(?) in the following series. BEH, DGJ, (?), EJO, GLQ, INS
A
FLR
B
FIL
C
FKO
D
FLS
Question 130

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are schools. A, B, C and G are having their branches at New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. C, D and E are having their branches at Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad . C, D, E and F are having their branches at Ahmedabad, Pune and Jaipur. B, F and G are having their branches at Patna and Ranchi. With the information provided, answer the following questions.

Which school is having its branches at Kolkata and Patna but not at Chennai?
A
C
B
D
C
A
D
G
Question 131
If 1=1, 2=4, 3= 10 and 4=22, then 5=?
A
39
B
34
C
44
D
46
Question 132

Select the option that is related to the third word in the same way as the second word is to related to the first word.

Fire:Hot:Ice:?
A
Water
B
Cold
C
Coal
D
Wood
Question 133
A
60
B
55
C
65
D
80
Question 134
The empirical relationship among mean , median and mode is:
A
Mean - Median= 3(Median - Mean)
B
Mode - Median= 2(Median - Mean)
C
Mode - Mean= 3(Median - Mean)
D
Mode - Median= 3(Median - Mean)
Question 135
A
1933
B
1851
C
1831
D
1903
Question 136

Find out the missing number in the following table .


A
25
B
10
C
15
D
20
Question 137
A
44 : 21
B
48 : 23
C
28 : 46
D
24 : 23
Question 138
Histogram is a graph of :
A
ogive
B
time series
C
frequently distribution
D
qualitative data
Question 139
A is the sister of B and B is the brother of C. D is the uncle of B's son. How is A related to C?
A
Mother
B
Son
C
Sister
D
Brother
Question 140
Which word does NOT belong with the others?
A
Violin
B
Guitar
C
Flute
D
Mandolin
Question 141
______________ is the average of difference of the values of items from some average of the series.
A
Mean deviation
B
Variance
C
Quartile deviation
D
Standard deviation
Question 142
How many pillars are needed to construct a bridge 500 meter long, if pillars are at a distance of 12(1/2) metres each?
A
40
B
35
C
25
D
41
Question 143
________________ is the value of that variable which divides the total frequency into two equal parts when the series is arranged in ascending or descending order of magnitude.
A
Mode
B
Median
C
Mean
D
Standard deviation
Question 144

Identify the number to complete the series.

2,3,10,15,26,35,_______?
A
48
B
50
C
49
D
46
Question 145
A man started walking from his house towards north. After walking 4km , he turned to his left and walked 3km. Then he walked 4km after turning left. How far is he away from his house?
A
11 km
B
7 km
C
4 km
D
3 km
Question 146
Arrange the following words in the dictionary order and state which word will appear in the last.
A
Torment
B
Torpedo
C
Topaz
D
Torch
Question 147
Which word does NOT belong with the others?
A
Metre
B
Yard
C
Foot
D
Pound
Question 148
In a relative frequency distribution , the total of the relative frequencies is
A
100
B
One
C
Σ X
D
Σf
Question 149

If the statement 'most of the officers are honest' is taken to be true, which of the following pair of statememts can be claimed to be true?

I. All Officers are honest.

II. All Honest persons are officers.

III. Some officers are not dishonest.

IV. Some officers are honest.
A
I & II
B
II & III
C
III & IV
D
IV & I
Question 150
A pie diagram is represented by a :
A
Circle
B
Square
C
Triangle
D
Rectangle
There are 150 questions to complete.