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[ 23 ] 143.

26th January in India is celebrated as (A) (C) Independence Day Revolution Day (B) (D) Republic Day Parliament Day

144. Majuli is the largest fresh water river island of the world. It is located in the state of (A) (C) Tripura Manipur (B) (D) Assam Arunachal Pradesh

145. The Tawang monastery, the famous Buddhist monastery in India is located in (A) (C) Bihar Assam (B) (D) Himachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh

146. Sangam literature contains (A) (C) earliest works in Tamil earliest works in Hindi (B) (D) earliest works in Sanskrit earliest works in Bengali

147. The river Brahmaputra flows through the state of (A) (C) Tamil Nadu Chhattisgarh (B) (D) Jharkhand Assam

148. Which of the following states does not share its boundary with Bangladesh ? (A) (C) West Bengal Assam (B) (D) Meghalaya Manipur

149. The temple of Goddess Kamakhya in Guwahati (Assam) is situated at the top of a peak of the (A) (C) North Cachar Hills Nilachal Hills (B) (D) Karbi Hills Barail Hills

150. The National Anthem (Jana gana mana) was composed by (A) (C) Mahatma Gandhi Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (B) (D) Rabindra Nath Tagore Motilal Nehru

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[ 22 ] 135. The President of India holds office for a period of (A) (C) 6 years 4 years houses. (B) (D) three five (B) (D) 5 years 3 years

136. The Parliament of India has (A) (C) two four

137. Which of the following is known as the Pink City of India ? (A) (C) Bangalore Lucknow (B) (D) Jaipur Kolkata

138. Who is the President of India ? (A) (C) APJ Abdul Kalam Pratibha Patil (B) (D) Somnath Chatterjee Manmohan Singh

139. Which state has the highest literacy rate in the country ? (A) (C) Kerala Madhya Pradesh (B) (D) Uttar Pradesh Tripura

140. Which of the following states celebrate Bihu festival ? (A) (C) Himachal Pradesh Kerela (B) (D) Assam Andhra Pradesh

141. The first silent feature film made in India was (A) (C) Raja Harishchandra Kisan Kanya (B) (D) Alam Ara Mother India

142. Stilwell Road (constructed during World War II and originally called Ledo Road ) connected (A) (C) Northeast India with China India with East Pakistan (B) (D) India with Afghanistan India with Bhutan

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[ 21 ] 127. How many countries share land boundaries with India ? (A) (C) five seven (B) (D) six eight

128. Kalinga is the ancient name of (A) (C) Karnataka West Bengal (B) (D) coastal Orissa Kerala

129. Which of the following is a natural resource ? (A) (C) Tea Air (B) (D) Rice Cars

130. The colour of coal is (A) (C) Black Orange (B) (D) Blue Red

131. Which of the following fuels are used for running automobiles ? (A) (C) Wood Diesel (B) (D) Coal Charcoal

132. Paper was invented in (A) (C) China England (B) (D) India Japan

133. Two thirds of the Earths surface is covered with water and, therefore, from the outer space, the earth appears (A) (C) blue black (B) (D) green brown

134. Global warming is increasing at an alarming rate mostly due to increase of the amount of (A) (C) Oxygen in the air Carbon dioxide in the air (B) (D) Nitrogen in the air Hydrogen in the air

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[ 20 ] 118. The Palk Strait lies between the countries (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) Sri Lanka and Maldives India and Maldives volcanoes floods learning dancing Asiatic lion One horned rhinoceros Africa Australia time distance forest solar energy Venus Mercury South East (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) India and Sri Lanka Bangladesh and Myanmar earthquakes rainfall agriculture cooking Bengal Tiger Eagle Asia North America speed sound bio-energy petroleum Earth Mars North West

119. Richter scale measures the magnitude of

120 Jhum practiced in the northeastern states of India is a method of

121. The Kaziranga National Park is famous for its

122. Which is the largest continent ?

123. One light year is a unit of

124. Which of the following is not a renewable resource ?

125. Which is the third nearest planet to the sun ?

126. The Pole Star indicates the direction to the

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[ 19 ] 110. The Manas National Park is situated in the state of (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (C) (A) (B) (C) (D) Andhra Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Tripura Arunachal Pradesh food grains steel dairy industry silk industry Name of a flower Name of a mountain a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water Name of a virus (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) Assam Jammu and Kahsmir Nagaland Meghalaya milk automobiles paper industry sugar industry

111. Mausynram receives the highest rainfall in the world. It is located in the state of

112. Green Revolution in India led to a substantial increase in the production of

113. White Revolution in India is related to the development of

114. What is a tsunami ?

115. Which country was hit by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 resulting in loss of lives and property ? (A) (C) Argentina Japan (B) (D) Mexico Egypt

116. The zonal head quarter of Northeast Frontier Railway is at (A) (C) New Jalpaiguri Guwahati (B) (D) Shillong Katihar

117. The railway track in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is (A) (C) Narrow gauge Broad gauge (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Metre gauge None of these

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[ 18 ] 103. Which of the following states is an important producer of sugarcane ? (A) (C) Maharashtra Tripura (B) (D) Jammu and Kashmir Sikkim

104. The Earth rotates 360 degree in about (A) (C) 12 hours 36 hours (B) (D) 24 hours 48 hours

105. A leap year has (A) (C) 365 days 367 days (B) (D) 366 days 368 days

106. The occurrence of days and nights is the result of (A) (C) revolution of the earth around the sun movement of the moon around the earth 21st March and 23rd September 21st June and 22nd December (B) (D) rotation of the earth about its axis Newtons laws of motion 21st March and 21st June does not happen

107. The duration of day and night becomes equal at all place on (A) (C) (B) (D)

108. Solar eclipse occurs when (A) (B) (C) (D) the moon comes in between the sun and the earth the earth comes in between the sun and the moon the sun comes in between the moon and the earth None of the above

109. The crust of the earth is divided into two parts the hydrosphere and the land mass. The land mass occupies (A) (B) (C) (D) 50 % of the earths surface area about 29.2 % of the earths surface area 80 % of the earths surface area it keeps on varying (Space For Rough Work)

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[ 17 ] 96. Mona Lisa, worlds most valuable painting was painted by (A) (C) 97. Leonardo da Vinci M.F. Hussain (B) (D) John Banvard None of these

In hockey, the number of players on each side is (A) (C) 10 12 (B) (D) 11 13

98.

Who formed the INA (Indian National Army) to fight the British ? (A) (C) Subhas Chandra Bose Mahatma Gandhi (B) (D) C. R. Das Jawaharlal Nehru

99.

Which of the following is a kharif crop ? (A) (C) Rice Barley (B) (D) Wheat Mustard

100. The central bank of India is the (A) (C) SBI UBI (B) (D) RBI None of these

101. Which of the following is a major tea producing state ? (A) (C) Assam Uttar Pradesh (B) (D) Madhya Pradesh Punjab

102. Which of the following states is a major producer of wheat ? (A) (C) Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Mizoram Punjab

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[ 16 ] 89. How many teams participated in the Cricket World Cup 2011 ? (A) (C) 90. 12 16 (B) (D) 14 10

Which country won the Cricket World Cup 2011 ? (A) (C) Sri Lanka India (B) (D) Australia England

91.

The name Sachin Tendulkar is associated with (A) (C) Football Chess (B) (D) Cricket Hockey

92.

The khasi tribe is found mainly in the state of (A) (C) Chattisgarh Orissa (B) (D) Jharkhand Meghalaya

93.

The Treaty of Yandaboo was signed in the year (A) (C) 1826 1886 (B) (D) 1856 1926

94.

Worlds longest river is (A) (C) Nile Ganges (B) (D) Amazon Yangtze Kiang

95.

Malayalam language is spoken in the state of (A) (C) Maharashtra Kerala (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Meghalaya Jharkhand

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[ 15 ] 81. If the bus fare of 9 passengers is Rs. 1080/-, what will be the bus fare of 21 passengers ? (A) (C) 82. Rs. 2520/Rs. 4520/(B) (D) Rs. 3520/Rs. 5520/-

How many zeroes (0) are there in 1 crore ? (A) (C) 5 zeroes 7 zeroes (B) (D) 6 zeroes 8 zeroes

83.

The town newspaper is published every day. One copy has 12 pages. Everyday 11,980 copies are printed. How many total pages are printed everyday ? (A) (C) 1,43,760 3,43,760 (B) (D) 2,43,760 4,43,760

84.

The Independence Day was celebrated in 1999 on Monday. On which day was it celebrated in 2000 ? (A) (C) Tuesday Thursday (B) (D) Wednesday Friday

85.

Which city in India hosted the Common Wealth Games, 2010 ? (A) (C) Mumbai Kolkata (B) (D) Delhi Bangalore

86.

Which country won the Football World cup in 2010 ? (A) (C) Germany Brazil (B) (D) Argentina Spain

87.

Ranji trophy is associated with (A) (C) Cricket Hockey (B) (D) Football Badminton

88.

The term L.B.W. is associated with which of the following games ? (A) (C) Cricket Football (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Hockey Polo

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[ 14 ] 73. If x = 5, y = 3, z = 9 find the value of 4x 3y + 7z. (A) (C) 74. 64 84 (B) (D) 74 94

At what rate of simple interest will Rs. 525/- amount to Rs. 588/- at the end of 3 years. (A) (C) 4% 8% (B) (D) 6% 10%

75.

Find the square root of 15876 (A) (C) 156 126 (B) (D) 146 116

76.

What is the greatest prime number between 1 and 10 ? (A) (C) 7 9 (B) (D) 8 10

77.

The area of a rectangle whose length and breadth are 12 cm and 4 cm respectively is (A) (C) 16 sq cm 8 sq cm (B) (D) 48 sq cm 20 sq cm

78.

How many lines can be drawn through two points in a plane ? (A) (C) 4 2 smallest 6 digit number greatest 6 digit number (B) (D) (B) (D) 3 1 another 5 digit number smallest 5 digit number

79.

Adding 1 to the greatest 5 digit number, should give (A) (C)

80.

A vehicle starts from point A and runs 10 kms towards north, turns to its right and runs 15 kms. It then turns to its right and runs another 10 kms to reach the finishing point at B. After reaching at point B, how far is it from the starting point A ? (A) (C) 13 15 (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) 14 16

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[ 13 ] 65. First Indo Pak war was started in the year (A) (C) 66. 1945 1949 (B) (D) 1947 1950

What is 20 % of 200 ? (A) (C) 20 60 (B) (D) 40 80

67.

Choose the greatest from the following ? (A) (C) 9.90 9.09 (B) (D) 9.99 0.99

68.

How many months have 30 days ? (A) (C) 4 6 (B) (D) 5 7

69.

Fill in the blank in the series with an appropriate letter. A C E G I K __ O (A) (C) M L (B) (D) N P

70.

Choose the odd one out. (A) (C) Rose Jasmine (B) (D) Lotus Cauliflower

71.

Find one angle of an equilateral triangle. (A) (C) 60 degree 45 degree (B) (D) 90 degree 30 degree

72.

If the mean (average) of 5 numbers is 5.4 what is the total sum of these numbers ? (A) (C) 20 26 (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) 24 27

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[ 12 ] 57. Fort William in Bengal was constructed by the (A) (C) 58. British Dutch (B) (D) Portuguese French

Who founded the Ahom kingdom of Assam ? (A) (C) Sukapha Dihingia Raja (B) (D) Bamunikonwar Khora Raja

59.

Who established the satras in Assam ? (A) (C) Nathmuni Ramananda (B) (D) Srimanta Sankaradeva Kabir

60.

To promote trade and commerce, Sher Shah constructed many roads. The most famous of them was the Grand Trunk Road. It ran from (A) (C) Gujarat to Delhi Delhi to Lahore (B) (D) Bengal to Punjab Delhi to Kashmir

61.

In the battle of Saraighat in 1671 A.D. (A) (B) (C) (D) Mir Jumla defeated the Ahom king Jayadhwaj Singha The Ahom king Jayadhwaj Singha defeated Mir Jumla The Ahom general Bir Lachit defeated the Mughal general Ram Singh The Mughal general Ram Singh defeated the Ahom general Bir Lachit Mohenjodaro Harappa Mughal dynasty Slave dynasty Kalidas Harshavardhana (B) (D) (B) (D) (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Lothal Kalibangan Maurya dynasty British Empire Kautilya Banabhatta

62.

A very special tank, which archaeologists call the Great Bath was found in the ancient city of (A) (C)

63.

Ashoka the Great belonged to the (A) (C)

64.

Abhijnanam Sakuntalam was written by (A) (C)

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[ 11 ] 49. The first railway line was opened to traffic in 1853. It ran from Bombay to (A) (C) 50. Delhi Calcutta (B) (D) Madras Thane

The partition of Bengal took place in the year (A) (C) 1902 1904 (B) (D) 1903 1905

51.

The term Satyagraha is associated with (A) (C) Mahatma Gandhi Lala Lajpat Rai (B) (D) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad G.K.Gokhale

52.

The first popular revolt against the British (also called the Sepoy Mutiny) happened in the year (A) (C) 1857 1877 (B) (D) 1867 1897

53.

Do or Die was one of the most powerful slogans of Indias freedom struggle. Who gave it ? (A) (C) Mahatma Gandhi B. G. Tilak (B) (D) Jawaharlal Nehru Subhash Chandra Bose

54.

Thanas was established during the British period by (A) (C) Cornwallis William Bentinck (B) (D) Warren Hastings Wellesley

55.

Which of the British rulers was associated with the abolition of sati ? (A) (C) William Bentinck Robert Clive (B) (D) Warren Hastings Dalhousie

56.

Whose reign is considered as the golden age of Mughal architecture ? (A) (C) Shah Jahan Aurangzeb (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Jahangir Akbar

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[ 10 ] 41. Diamond is a form of (A) (C) 42. gold carbon (B) (D) silver iron

Which of the following was first learnt by primitive man ? (A) (C) agriculture making fire (B) (D) manufacture of wheel taming animals

43.

Who started the Saka era ? (A) (C) Alexander Ashoka (B) (D) Kanishka Samudragupta

44.

The word India is derived from the river (A) (C) Indus Yamuna (B) (D) Ganga Mahanadi

45.

The Anga is the main scripture of the Jains. It is written in (A) (C) Pali Sanskrit (B) (D) Prakrit Hindi

46.

Who established the Maurya dynasty ? (A) (C) Ashoka Bindusara (B) (D) Chandragupta Maurya Kanishka

47.

Buddhism was founded by (A) (C) Siddhartha (also known as Gautama) Fa-Hien (B) (D) Mahavira Alexander

48.

Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya. It is situated in the present day (A) (C) Uttar Pradesh Bihar (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) West Bengal Madhya Pradesh

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[9] 33. Which of the following is a reptile ? (A) (C) 34. Elephant Snake (B) (D) Bats Ostrich

Plants make their own food by a process called (A) (C) Breathing Photosynthesis (B) (D) Transpiration Pollination

35.

Electricity is supplied to consumers at (A) (C) 420 kilovolts 220 volts (B) (D) 33 kilovolts 132 kilovolts

36.

The number of chambers in the human heart is (A) (C) six two (B) (D) four eight

37.

Acids contain at least one atom of (A) (C) Hydrogen Nitrogen (B) (D) Oxygen Carbon

38.

Indias first mission to moon is called (A) (C) Prithvi Ashoka (B) (D) Aryabhatta Chandrayaan-1

39.

If a piece of stone weighs 6 kilogram on earths surface, what will be the weight of the same piece of stone on the surface of the moon ? (A) (C) 6 kilogram 1 kilogram (B) (D) 3 kilogram 12 kilogram

40.

The purity of gold ornaments is measured in carats. Pure gold is (A) (C) 20 carats 23 carats (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) 22 carats 24 carats

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[8] 25. What is laughing gas ? (A) (C) 26. Sulphur dioxide Nitrous oxide (B) (D) Carbon monoxide Hydrogen peroxide

Balloons are filled with (A) (C) oxygen helium (B) (D) nitrogen argon

27.

What is the scientific name for common salt ? (A) (C) sodium carbonate sodium bicarbonate (B) (D) sodium chloride calcium chloride

28.

Ecology deals with (A) (B) (C) (D) Birds Cell formation Tissues Relation between organisms and their environment

29.

Houseflies, dragonflies, beetles and ants are all insects. An insect has (A) (C) six legs four legs (B) (D) eight legs five legs

30.

Which of the following is an important source of Vitamin C ? (A) (C) Potato Orange (B) (D) Butter Fish

31.

Which of the following is necessary for burning ? (A) (C) Carbon dioxide Oxygen (B) (D) Hydrogen Neon

32.

AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is caused by one type of (A) (C) Virus Protozoa (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Bacteria Fungus

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[7] 17. A person climbing a hill bends forward in order to (A) (C) 18. avoid slipping reduce fatigue (B) (D) increase speed increase stability

We get energy directly from (A) (C) the sun space (B) (D) ocean mountains

19.

Sound travels at maximum speed in (A) (C) vacuum water (B) (D) air steel

20.

Echoes are produced when the sound is (A) (C) reflected polarized (B) (D) diffracted refracted

21.

Air is a mixture of gases. About 78 % of this gaseous mixture is (A) (C) Nitrogen Carbon-dioxide (B) (D) Oxygen Hydrogen

22.

The universal law of gravitation was propounded by (A) (C) Kepler Newton (B) (D) Galileo Copernicus

23.

The hardest substance available on earth is (A) (C) Platinum Gold (B) (D) Coal Diamond

24.

Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of (A) (C) zinc chromium (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) lead tin

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[6] 9. The Supreme Court of India is located in (A) (C) 10. Kolkata Chandigarh (B) (D) New Delhi Mumbai

In India, the first commercially viable oil well was drilled at (A) (C) Digboi Barauni (B) (D) Numaligarh Namdapha

11.

The Ashoka Chakra depicted centrally on the white stripe of the National Flag has (A) (C) 12 spokes 24 spokes (B) (D) 22 spokes 20 spokes

12.

Which state is associated with the development of dance form Kuchipudi ? (A) (C) Kerala Andhra Pradesh (B) (D) Maharashtra Tamil Nadu

13.

When a bar magnet is freely suspended, it points roughly in a (A) (C) east west direction north south direction (B) (D) east north direction north west direction

14.

An electric motor converts (A) (B) (C) (D) mechanical energy into electrical energy electrical energy into mechanical energy mechanical energy into sound energy electrical energy into sound energy

15.

Electrical fuses installed in the house are connected in the (A) (C) live wire earth connection (B) (D) neutral wire none of these

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Dry ice is basically (A) (C) frozen water solidified nitrogen (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) solidified carbon dioxide solidified hydrogen

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[5] 1. The highest civilian award in the country which is given by the President of India on January 26 is (A) (C) 2. Padma Vibhushan Bharat Ratna (B) (D) Ashok Chakra Padma Shri

Loktak lake is situated in the state of (A) (C) Assam Manipur (B) (D) Nagaland Tripura

3.

India became an independent country on (A) (C) 15th August, 1947 15th August, 1949 (B) (D) 15th August, 1948 15th August, 1950

4.

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was a renowned (A) (C) classical dancer poet (B) (D) classical vocalist novelist

5.

Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given for outstanding contribution to the cause of Indian (A) (C) sports cinema (B) (D) literature handicraft

6.

Arjuna Award is given to outstanding (A) (C) sports person film director (B) (D) musician sports coach

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Our national animal is the (A) (C) Lion Tiger (B) (D) Elephant Bear

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Name the capital of Arunachal Pradesh (A) (C) Itanagar Aizawl (B) (D) (Space For Rough Work) Agartala Imphal

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