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1)

Azad Hind Fauj was


A) Indian National Army
B) British National Army
C) Pakistan National Army
D) French National Army
Explanation - :
INA was formed in 1942 in South East Asia. Motto
unity, Faith and sacrifice in Hindustani.
Bose formed the Azad Hind Government. In 21
October 1943. INA freed the Andaman and Nicobar
Islands were renamed as Swaraj and Shaheed
islands .

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2)
Planning Commission of India was set up in the year
A) 1950 B) 1949 C) 1951 D) 1952
Explanation - :
Planning Commission, Extra constitutional, Nonstatutory and Advisory body. By an executive order in
15 t h March 1945. First Deputy Chairman, Gulzari Lal
Nanda & T.T. Krishnamachari
3)
The State Governor must have completed.years of
age
A) 30
B) 35
C) 40
D) 45
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Explanation - :
Governor, President = 35 years
Chief Minister = 25
Prime Minister = 25
MLA = 25
Member in Lok Sabha = 25
Rajya Sabha member = 30
4) x

+10x+21=0
The solution set of x+10x+21 = 0 is
A) {7,3} B) {7, -3} C) {-7, 3}
D) {-7, -3}
Short Cut:
x2 +10x+21 = 0 this quadratic equation does not contain
any negative term, so the roots must be negative so
answer is {-7, -3}.
With Explanation - :
x +10x+21 = 0
x2 +7x+3x+21 = 0
x(x+7)+3(x+3) = 0
(x+3) (x+7) = 0
x+3 = 0 (or) x+7 = 0
x = -3 (or) -7

5)
The Election Commission of India is a body
of..members.
A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 4
Explanation - :
1 Chief Election Commissioner and 2 other Election
Commissioners.

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6)
The Pandiyan king who put an end of the Kalabhra rule
is
A) Kadungon
B) Simhavishnu
C) Maravarman
D) Achuthan
Explanation - :

The construction of Qutb-Minar was started by


A) Iltutmish
B) Qutb-ub-din-Aibak
C) Razia
D) Balban
Explanation - :
Iltumish: Completed by Iltumish
13)

In Tamil Nadu there is a..tier system of Rural local


government
A) one B) two
C) three
D) four
Explanation - :
Village Panchayat, Panchayat union, Dist Panchayat

7)

Narai mudithu sollal murai seidha cholan is


A) Kulothungan
B) Rajendran I
C) Karikalan

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D) Vijayalayan

8)

The plan launched on the fiftieth year of Independence


was
A) Third Five-Year Plan
B) Eighth Five-Year Plan
C) Tenth Five-Year Plan
D) Ninth Five-Year Plan

Tamil Nadu is..in geographical area among the


states of the Indian union
A) Eleventh
B) Second
C) Third
D) Seventh
Explanation - :
Population: 6 t h ;
Population Density: 6 th
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According to 2001 Census, Indias population was
The north-eastern parts of Himalayas receive more
than 300 cm rainfall by
A) Bay of Bengal branch
B) Arabian sea branch
C) Gulf of Khambhat branch D) Konkan branch
Explanation - :
Kerala upto Punjab thru
Bay of Bengal branch:
Aravallis
Andaman & Nicobar, NE states
Arabian sea branch:
upto Punjab Plains

A) 1.027 billion
B) 1.037 billion
C) 1.047 billion
D) 1.057 billion
(Or) 1027 Crores.
16)
The stepping stone for the progress of the society is
A) School
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10)

Simple interest for Rs.5,000 at the rate of 5% for 2


years is
A) Rs. 250
B) Rs. 500
C) Rs.750 D) Rs. 800
Explanation - :

The name of scales in Mullet fish is


A) Placoid B) Cycloid
C) Ctenoid
Explanation - :
Placoid: for sharks
Ctenoid: Comb like scales
Ganoid: Scales with shiny covering

D) Ganoid

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B) College C) University D) Office

Pnr
, P = 5000, n = 2, r = 5%
100
5000 2 5
500
S.I =
100
S.I =

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Who was praised as Minnanar Vanangum Deivam?
A) Wife of Kusela
B) Ananganar
C) Wife of Krishna
D) Anusuya
Source : School Book

The ultraviolet rays from the sunlight causes


A) skin cancer
B) blood cancer
C) lung cancer
D) bone cancer
Explanation - :
Reason: Ozone depletion leads to skin cancer &
cataract

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Which is not a simple fruit?
A) Polyalthia
B) Berry C) Pepo
Explanation - :
Polyalthia: Aggregate
Berry: Tomato
Pepo: Cucumber
Drupe: Mango

Which equation has


y = 4 as solution?
A) 2y + 3 = 0 B) y - 7 = 2
C) y + 3 = 7
Explanation - :
y+3 = 7 y = 7 3 = 4 y = 4

D) Drupe

D) y + 4 = 0

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One a.m.u is equal to
A) 139 Mev
B) 391 Mev
C) 931 Mev
D) 936 Mev
Explanation - :
Energy obtained in disintegration of 1 atom (or 1 atomic
mass unit)

Two prominent leaders of Punjab were arrested in


connection with the
hartal against Rowlatt Act. They are
A) Jawaharlal Nehru and Gandhi
B) Motilal Nehru and C.R.Das
C) Satyapal and Saifuddin Kichloo
D) Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal
Explanation - :
Rowlatt Act - 1919

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The Operation Flood Programme relates to
A) milk production development
B) water resources development
C) flood control
D) poultry development
Explanation - :
Father of White Revolution
Verguese Kurien

Large number of jute mills found on the banks of the


river
A) Kosi
B) Hooghly
C) Tapti D) Indus
Explanation - :
Distributary to River Ganga
Kolkatta city is situated on the banks of river Hooghly
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22)

The Andes mountain range is located in


A) North America
B) Asia

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The Samarasa Suttha Sanmarga Sangam was founded
by

C) South America
D) Australia
Explanation - :
North America: Rockies
Asia: Himalayas

A) Periyar
B) Vallalar
C) Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy
D) T.M. Nair
Explanation - :
Periyar Self Respect movement
Avvai Illam
Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy
T.M. Nair Justice Party

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The state which ranks first in per capita income is
A) Orissa B) Bihar
C) Punjab
D) Gujarat
Explanation - :
Chandigarh
Among Union territories:

30)

Rajya Sabha members are elected for a period of


A) four years
B) three years
C) five years
D) six years
Explanation - :
30 years
Qualification age:
One third retire once in 2 years

24)

Incidence of Yeasu Kaviyam was held at


A) Jerusalem
B) Somalia
C) Jordan
D) Samaria
Explanation - :
(According to School Book, most of the incident
took place in Jeruselam, but some also in D)
Yeasu Kaviyam written by Kannadasan
25)

Vellore Sepoy Mutiny was fought in


A) 1806 A.D
B) 1860 A.D
C) 1804 A.D
D) 1857 A.D
Explanation - :

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Insulin is a/an
A) human growth hormone
B) therapeutic product
C) vaccine
D) organic acid
Explanation - :
Therapy means treatment for the treatment of diabetes

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The first known metal to man is
A) Gold
B) Copper
C) Iron
D) Silver
Explanation - :
6th standard book Chapter - 1, & Self evaluation

The main aim of non-co-operation movement was


A) large scale demonstrations B) Hartal
C) non-payment of taxes
D) to attain Swaraj
Explanation - :
Started in 1920. Suspended by Gandhiji in 1922 due to
chauri-chaura incident

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Formation of red blood cells in a normal human adult


occurs in
A) muscle B) spleen
C) bone marrow
Explanation - :
Life span: 120 days; disintegrated in spleen

Bauxite is an ore of

D) skin

A) Aluminium
B) Iron C) Copper D) Mica
Explanation - :
Copper - Copper Pyrites
Iron Magnetite, Haematite
Mica a mineral

34)
The melting point of silver is
A) 327 0 C B) 80 0 C
Explanation - :
Iron 1536 0 C
Gold 1064 0 C

C) 961

C D) 1083

0C

40)

The headquarters of World Trade Organisation is at


A) New York B) Geneva
C) London D) Warsaw
Explanation - :
Established in 1995.
Present Director General - Mr.Pascal Lamy

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18 ct contains% weight of gold.
A) 91.6
B) 75 C) 100
D) 94
Explanation - :
24 Carat = 100%
22 Carat = 91.6%
18 Carat =

18

100

100 3

24

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The cube root of 512 is
A) 18
B) 8 C) 6 D) 16
Explanation - :

8 8 8
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512 , (ie)

512

75 %

41)

Who bagged two Oscar awards for the film Slumdog


Millionaire?
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A) Gulzar B) Bhanu AthaiyaC) Satyajit Ray
D)AR Rahman
Explanation - :
Gulzar: Shared oscar with A.R. Rahman for lyrics of
Jai Ho
Bhanu Athaiya: 1 st Indian to win Oscar
Satyajit Ray: Winner of Lifetime Achievement Oscar
Award
42)

The First President of India was


A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
C) V.V. Giri
D) Giani Zail Singh
Explanation - :
2 nd President of India
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan:
V.V. Giri: 1 st independent candidate to win presidential
election
Giani Zail Singh: 1 st Sikh President

Who received the Padma Bhushan award for social


work in 2009?
A) V.P. Dhananjayan
B) Sarojini Varadappan
C) D. Jayakanthan D) G. Sivarama Krishnamurthy
Explanation - :
V.P. Dhananjayan: Arts (Bharatanatyam)
Social Activist
Sarojini Varadappan:
D. Jayakanthan: Writer
Arts
G. Sivarama Krishnamurthy:
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Who was the President of India during the year 20022007?


A) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
B) K.R. Narayanan
C) R.Venkataraman D) B.D. Jatti
Explanation - :
Books by him Wings of Fire, Ignited Minds, India 2020

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DAILY FREE GK-SMSes

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme


was introduced in the year
A) 2007
B) 2009 C) 2010 D) 2008
Explanation - :
NREGS introduced in 2006. Renamed as MGNRES in
2009

A) Darwin

C) Schwann
D) Operon
Explanation - :
Schwann & Scleiden in 1838-39

45)

The first totally literate district in India is


A) Nellore in Andhra Pradesh
B) Ernakulam in Kerala
C) Kolar in Karnataka
D) Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu
Explanation - :
Kerala highest literacy rate in India

52)

Circular extra genomic DNA is called


A) Recipient cell
B) Plasmid
C) Flagella
D) Pilus
Explanation - :
Found in E.coli used in genetic engineering

46)

The first Indian woman who travelled in American


space shuttle, Columbia was
A) Indira Nooyi
B) Sania Mirza
C) Kalpana Chawla
D) Pratibha Patel
Explanation - :
Kalpana Chawla - Belonged to Haryana state
Columbia crashed in 2003

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The first woman DGP in Tamil Nadu is
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A) Thilagavathy
B) Lathika Saran
C) Aruna
D) Kiran Bedi
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B) Mendel

What force would be needed to produce an


-2 on a ball of mass 1 kg?
acceleration of 1 ms
A) 1N B) 2N
C) 3N
Explanation - :
F = ma
F = 1kg 1 ms -2
2
= 1 kg.m/s
= 1N

D) 4N

X-rays were invented by


A) J.J. Thomson
B) Faraday

Worlds fifth most powerful Indian woman in business is


A) Meira Kumar
B) Fathima Bibi
C) Pratibha Patel
D) Indira Nooyi
49)

20 t h Commonwealth Speakers Conference was held at


A) New Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Chennai
D) Thiruvananthapuram
50)

Branches of which tree appear on the UN flag?


A) Eucalyptus
B) Olive
C) Maple
D) Barley

C) Roentgen
D) Henry Becquerel
Explanation J.J. Thomson: Electron
Faraday: Electro-magnetic Induction

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Gain of electron is
A) combustion
B) decomposition
C) oxidation
D) reduction
Explanation - :
Oxidation: loss of electron

The first battle of Tarain took place in the year


A) 1194 A.D.
B) 1191 A.D.
C) 1193 A.D.
D) 1195 A.D.
Explanation - :
1191-Mohmad Ghori defeated by Prithviraj Chauhan.
II Tarain 1192, here Ghori defeated Prithviraj.

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Example for killed vaccines is


A) Cholera vaccine
B) BCG vaccine
C) DPT vaccine
D) TT vaccine
Explanation - :
Influenza vaccine, polio vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine are
examples of killed vaccines

Match List I with List II correctly and select your


answer using the codes given below:
List I
List II
a) Bromine
1. Calcium
b) Sulphur
2. Polyatomic element
c) Gases
3. Liquid
d) Mineral water 4. Compressible

62)

The least count of vernier calipers is


A) 0.01 mm B) 0.01 cm
C) 0.1 m
Explanation - :
For screw gauge = 0.01mm or 0.001 cm
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B) 3 2 4 1

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r2
4
The perimeter of the circle is
A) 2 r units
C)

r2
4

What are the constituents of bronze?


A) Copper and tin
B) Copper and zinc
C) Copper and iron
D) Zinc and iron
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Explanation - :
Copper and zinc - Brass
64) 1+tan 2
The value of

B) sq. units

sq. units

The 42
the year

is

A) cos 2
B) sec 2 C) cosec
Explanation - :
Formula: 1+tan 2 = sec 2
(or)

D) units

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nd

D) 0.001 cm

1+tan

Constitutional Amendment Act was enacted in


D) 1976

= 1

sin 2

cos2

cos2

sin 2
cos2

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Explanation - :
Called as Mini Constitution; added fundamental duties
and amended preamble with 3 words socialist
integrity secular.
59)

The river that flows through Salem, Namakkal,


Dharmapuri, Nagapattinam and Thanjavur is
A) Vaigai
B) Kaveri
C) Thamirabarani D) Cheyyar
Explanation - :
Length of Kaveri 760 km

India is following
A) Parliamentary Democracy
B) Presidential Democracy
C) Kingship
D) Dictatorship
Explanation - :
Parliamentary Democracy:
Presidential Democracy:

Art 75(3)
US

D) cot

1
cos2

sec 2

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The G.C.D. of 3 and 6 is
C) 3
Explanation - :
G.C.D of 3 and 6 = 3
The first railway line was laid between.in 1853.
A) Delhi and Calcutta B) Bombay and Calcutta
C) Bombay and Thane
D) Bombay and Chennai
Explanation - :
Introduced by Lord Dalhousie

73)

The District Judges are appointed by the


A) Governor
B) District Collector
C) Chief Minister D) President of India
Explanation - :
President of India Appoints Chief Justice and Judges
of Supreme Court and High Court

67)
The Danish founded a factory at
A) Pondicherry B) Karaikal
C) Tranquebar

D) Chennai
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The earth is inclined at an angle of

10
2

Khilafat movement was started against the


A) British Government
B) Hindus
C) Muslims
D) Christians
Explanation - :
In 1920 by Mohamad Ali and Saukat Ali

C) 23

10
2

Explanation - :
23

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10
- Also this the reason for different seasons.
2

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The author of Kuil magazine was
A) Kannadasan B) Bharathiar

Special locomotory organ is absent in

C) Suradha
Explanation - :

C) Paramecium

D) Bharathidasan
D) Hydra

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Which is called the Manchester of India?

Mukkurthi National Park in Nilgiri Hills is the sanctuary


for

A) Chennai B) Mumbai
C) Delhi D) Salem
Explanation - :
Manchester is in London
Manchester of South India - Coimbatore

A) Tiger B) Peacock C) Leopard D) Lion


Explanation - :
Peacock: Virali Malai
Lion: Gir forests in Gujarat

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In 1995 World Womens Conference was held at


A) Beijing
B) Delhi C) London D) New York
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answer using the codes given below:
List I
List II
a) Electrovalent bonding 1.
b) Co-ordinate bonding 2.
c)
d) 4. Polar bond

C) 4 1 2 3

The mode of 7, 4, 5, 1, 7, 3, 4, 6, 7 is
A) 7
Explanation - :
The most repetitive value is 7.
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The black cotton soils are found extensively in the


district of
A) Salem
B) Dharmapuri
C) Coimbatore
D) Chennai
Explanation - :

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Coimbatore called Manchester of South India.

Explanation - :
Fifth five year plan:

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1974-1979

86)

Reserve Bank of India acts as the banker and the agent


of the
A) W orld Bank
B) International Monetary Fund
C) Government of India
D) I.F.C.
Explanation - :
Reserve Bank of India 1935; nationalized in 1949;
Governor: D.Subbarao

A cheque in circulation for more than six months is


called
A) stale cheque
B) post-dated cheque
C) ordinary cheque
D) crossed cheque
87)

During the period of Kaniskha, Buddhism had split into

81)

A) two branches
B) three branches
C) five branches
D) four branches
Explanation - :
Two branches: Mahayana, Hinayana

The world famous wall paintings of the Guptas was


found at
A) Gaya B) Mathura
C) Ajanta
Explanation Gaya: Buddha attained enlightenment
Sarnath: Ashoka Pillar

D) Sarnath

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The sum of two numbers is 60 and their difference is 8.
The numbers are
A) 32, 28 B) 33, 27 C) 35, 25
D) 34, 26
Explanation - :
x+y = 60 & x-y = 8 x = 34 & y = 26 (or) x=26 & y = 34

82)

The volume of a cone with radius 7 cm and height 24


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Dowry Prohibition Act was passed in the year
3
A) 168 cm 3 B) 1176 cm
A) 1961 B) 1960 C) 1962
D) 1963
3
3 D) 784 cm
C) 392 cm
Amended in 1984
Explanation Volume of a cone (
Explanation - :
90)
=

22

7 7 24

392

83)

The breaking waves are called


A) waves
B) white caps
C) surf
The early Vedic period is known from
A) the Epics B) the Upanishads
C) the Rig Veda
D) the Aranyakas
Explanation - :
Harappan culture: Archaeological evidence
The Rig Veda: 1028 hymns, 10 mandalas, 3
Gayatri Mantra

D) wave cut platform

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rd

The total number of districts of Tamil Nadu in 2010 is


C) 32
Explanation 10
Municipal corporations:
Taluks: 220
561
Town Panchayats:

contains

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92)
Find the meaning of the underlined word:
Mudhu Mozhi Kanchi
A) Town B) River C) Mountain
Explanation 85)

Garibi Hatao means

D) Jewel

96 t h Indian Science Congress was held in


A) Bangalore
B) Hyderabad
C) New Delhi
D) Shillong
Explanation - :
97 t h Thiruvananthapuram (2010)
98 t h Chennai (2011)
99 t h Bhubaneshwar (to be held in 2012

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Chandrayaan-I was successfully launched in the year
A) 2008
A)
2008
Launched on October 22
Explanation
- :
A)
2008
2008
A) 2008

The confirmatory test for AIDS is


A) X-ray B) Biopsy
C) Western blot
Explanation - :
Drug: Azidothymidine
ELISA: Preliminary test for AIDS

The 11 t h Five-Year Plan period is


A) 2006-2011
B) 2007-2012
C) 2008-2013 D) 2005-2010
nd

D) ELISA

100)

W hich day is called as the Indian Census Day?


th
A) 9 th February
B) 9
January
th
th
C) 9 March
D) 9
April
Explanation National Voters Day January 25

95)

An instrument used for enlargement and reduction of


maps with accuracy is
A) Sonograph
B) Pantograph
C) Spectrograph
D) Thermograph
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answer using the codes given below:
List I
List II
a) Viswanathan Anand 1. Astrophysics
b) Sania Mirza
2. Chess
c) S. Chandrasekhar 3. Tennis
d) Garba dance
4. Punjab

A) 2 3 1 4

97)

On June 28, 2010 India signed a civil nuclear


agreement with
A) Canada

B) America C) Iran D) Croatia

98)

IAF proposed honorary post for the cricketer on June


22, 2010 which was conferred on
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) M.S. Dhoni
C) Srikant
D) Kapil Dev
Explanation Designation: Group Captain

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Azad
189) Hind Fauj was
A) Indian National Army
B) British National Army
C) Pakistan National Army
D) French National Army
Explanation - :
INA was formed in 1942 in South East Asia. Motto
unity, Faith and sacrifice in Hindustani.
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Bose formed the Azad Hind Government. In 21
st

October
A) 1943. INA freed the Andaman and Nicobar
Islands were renamed as Swaraj and Shaheed
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Planning Commission of India was set up in the year
192)
A) 1950
B) 1949 C) 1951 D) 1952
Explanation - :
Planning
Commission, Extra constitutional, Non193)
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th

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Nanda & T.T. Krishnamachari
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The State Governor must have completed.years of
age
A) 30
B)
35
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Governor, President = 35 years
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Chief Minister = 25
Prime Minister = 25
MLA
197) = 25
Member
A) in Lok Sabha = 25
Rajya Sabha member = 30
2
198)
4)
x
199)
+10x+21=0
The solution set of x+10x+21 = 0 is
A) {7,3} B) {7, -3} C) {-7, 3}
D) {-7, -3}
Short Cut:
2

x
+10x+21 = 0 this quadratic equation does not contain
any negative term, so the roots must be negative so
answer is {-7, -3}.
With Explanation - :
x +10x+21 = 0
2

x
+7x+3x+21 = 0
x(x+7)+3(x+3) = 0
(x+3) (x+7) = 0
x+3 = 0 (or) x+7 = 0
x = -3 (or) -7
5)
The Election Commission of India is a body
of..members.
A) 1 B) 2
C) 3
D) 4
Explanation - :
1 Chief Election Commissioner and 2 other Election
Commissioners.

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6)
The Pandiyan king who put an end of the Kalabhra rule
The construction of Qutb-Minar was started by
is
A) Iltutmish
B) Qutb-ub-din-Aibak
A) Kadungon
B) Simhavishnu
C) Razia
D) Balban
C) Maravarman
D) Achuthan
Explanation - :
Explanation - :
Iltumish: Completed by Iltumish
13)
In Tamil Nadu there is a..tier system of Rural local
7)
government
A) one B) two
C) three
D) four
Explanation - :
Narai mudithu sollal murai seidha cholan is
Village Panchayat, Panchayat union, Dist Panchayat
A) Kulothungan
B) Rajendran I
14)
C) Karikalan
D) Vijayalayan
8)
Tamil Nadu is..in geographical area among the
states of the Indian union
A) Eleventh
B) Second
C) Third
D) Seventh
The plan launched on the fiftieth year of Independence
Explanation - :
was
th
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Population: 6
;
Population Density: 6
A) Third Five-Year Plan
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C) Tenth Five-Year Plan
D) Ninth Five-Year Plan
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According to 2001 Census, Indias population was
A) 1.027 billion
B) 1.037 billion
The north-eastern parts of Himalayas receive more
C) 1.047 billion
D) 1.057 billion
than 300 cm rainfall by
(
Or) 1027 Crores.
A) Bay of Bengal branch
B) Arabian sea branch
16)
C) Gulf of Khambhat branch D) Konkan branch
Explanation - :
The stepping stone for the progress of the society is
Bay of Bengal branch:
Kerala upto Punjab thru
A) School
B) College C) University D) Office
Aravallis
17)
Arabian sea branch:
Andaman & Nicobar, NE states
upto Punjab Plains
10)
Simple interest for Rs.5,000 at the rate of 5% for 2
years is
A) Rs. 250
B) Rs. 500
C) Rs.750 D) Rs. 800
The name of scales in Mullet fish is
Explanation - :
A) Placoid B) Cycloid
C) Ctenoid
D) Ganoid

Pnr
Explanation - :
S.I =
, P = 5000, n = 2, r = 5%

100
Placoid:
for sharks
Ctenoid:
Comb like scales

5000

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26)
Which equation has
y=
4 as solution?
Which is not a simple fruit?
A) 2y + 3 = 0 B) y - 7 = 2
C) y + 3 = 7
D) y + 4 = 0
A) Polyalthia
B) Berry C) Pepo D) Drupe
Explanation - :
Explanation - :
y+3 = 7 y = 7 3 = 4 y = 4
Polyalthia:
Aggregate
27)
Berry:
Tomato
Pepo:
Cucumber
Drupe:
Mango
20)
One
a.m.u
is equal to
A) 139 Mev
B) 391 Mev
Two prominent leaders of Punjab were arrested in
C) 931 Mev
D) 936 Mev
connection with the
hartal
against Rowlatt Act. They are
Explanation - :
A) Jawaharlal Nehru and Gandhi
Energy obtained in disintegration of 1 atom (or 1 atomic
B) Motilal Nehru and C.R.Das
mass unit)
C) Satyapal and Saifuddin Kichloo
21)
D) Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal
Explanation - :
Rowlatt Act - 1919
28)
The Operation Flood Programme relates to
A) milk production development
B) water resources development
Large number of jute mills found on the banks of the
C) flood control
river
D) poultry development
A) Kosi
B) Hooghly
C) Tapti
D) Indus
Explanation - :
Explanation - :
Father of White Revolution
Verguese Kurien
Distributary to River Ganga
22)
Kolkatta city is situated on the banks of river Hooghly
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The Andes mountain range is located in
A) North America
B) Asia
The Samarasa Suttha Sanmarga Sangam was founded
C) South America
D) Australia
by
Explanation - :
A) Periyar
B) Vallalar
North America:
Rockies
C) Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy
D) T.M. Nair
Asia:
Himalayas
Explanation - :
23)
Periyar
Self Respect movement
Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy
Avvai Illam
The state which ranks first in per capita income is
T.M. Nair
Justice Party
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38)
The first known metal to man is
The main aim of non-co-operation movement was
A) Gold
B) Copper
C) Iron
D) Silver
A) large scale demonstrations B) Hartal
Explanation - :
C) non-payment of taxes
D) to attain Swaraj
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Explanation - :
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Started in 1920. Suspended by Gandhiji in 1922 due to
chauri-chaura incident
39)
Formation of red blood cells in a normal human adult
occurs in
Bauxite is an ore of
A) muscle B) spleen
C) bone marrow
D) skin
A) Aluminium
B) Iron C) Copper D) Mica
Explanation - :
Explanation - :
Life span: 120 days; disintegrated in spleen
Copper - Copper Pyrites
34)
Iron Magnetite, Haematite
The melting point of silver is
Mica a mineral
A) 327
C B) 80
C
C) 961
C
D) 1083
C
0
0
0
0

40)
Explanation - :
0

Iron
1536
C
0

Gold
1064
C
The headquarters of World Trade Organisation is at
A) New York
B) Geneva
C) London D) Warsaw
Explanation - :
35)
Established in 1995.
18 ct contains% weight of gold.
Present Director General - Mr.Pascal Lamy
A) 91.6
B) 75
C) 100
D) 94
41)
Explanation - :
24 Carat = 100%
22 Carat = 91.6%
Who bagged two Oscar awards for the film Slumdog

100
100
3
Millionaire?

18
75
%
18 Carat =

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4
A) Gulzar B) Bhanu AthaiyaC) Satyajit Ray
D)AR Rahman
36)
Explanation - :
The cube root of 512 is
Gulzar:
Shared oscar with A.R. Rahman for lyrics of
Jai Ho
A) 18
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51)
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme
was introduced in the year
A) 2007
B) 2009
C) 2010 D) 2008
A) Darwin
B) Mendel
Explanation - :
C) Schwann
D) Operon
NREGS introduced in 2006. Renamed as MGNRES in
Explanation - :
2009
Schwann & Scleiden in 1838-39
45)
The first totally literate district in India is
52)
A) Nellore in Andhra Pradesh
B) Ernakulam in Kerala
C) Kolar in Karnataka
D) Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu
Explanation - :
Kerala highest literacy rate in India
Circular extra genomic DNA is called
46)
A) Recipient cell
B) Plasmid
C) Flagella
D) Pilus
Explanation - :
Found in E.coli used in genetic engineering
The first Indian woman who travelled in American
53)
space shuttle, Columbia was
A) Indira Nooyi
B) Sania Mirza
What force would be needed to produce an
C) Kalpana Chawla
D) Pratibha Patel
acceleration of 1 ms
on a ball of mass 1 kg?
-2

Explanation - :
A) 1N
B) 2N
C) 3N
D) 4N
Kalpana Chawla - Belonged to Haryana state
Explanation - :
Columbia crashed in 2003
F = ma
47)
-2

F = 1kg 1 ms
2

= 1 kg.m/s
= 1N

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54)
A) Thilagavathy
B) Lathika Saran
C) Aruna
D) Kiran Bedi
48)
X-rays were invented by
A) J.J. Thomson
B) Faraday
C) Roentgen
D) Henry Becquerel
Explanation Worlds fifth most powerful Indian woman in business is
J.J. Thomson:
Electron
A) Meira Kumar
B) Fathima Bibi
Faraday:
Electro-magnetic Induction
C) Pratibha Patel
D) Indira Nooyi
49)
th

20
Commonwealth Speakers Conference was held at
A) New Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Chennai
D) Thiruvananthapuram
50)
Branches of which tree appear on the UN flag?
A) Eucalyptus
B) Olive
C) Maple
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60)
Gain of electron is
The first battle of Tarain took place in the year
A) combustion
B) decomposition
A) 1194 A.D.
B) 1191 A.D.
C) oxidation
D) reduction
C) 1193 A.D.
D) 1195 A.D.
Explanation - :
Explanation - :
Oxidation:
loss of electron
1191-Mohmad Ghori defeated by Prithviraj Chauhan.
II Tarain 1192, here Ghori defeated Prithviraj.
56)
61)
Example for killed vaccines is
A) Cholera vaccine
B) BCG vaccine
C) DPT vaccine
D) TT vaccine
Explanation - :
Match
List I
with
List II
correctly and select your
Influenza vaccine, polio vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine are
answer using the codes given below:
examples of killed vaccines
List I
List II
62)
a) Bromine
1. Calcium
b) Sulphur
2. Polyatomic element
c) Gases
3. Liquid
The least count of vernier calipers is
d) Mineral water 4. Compressible
A) 0.01 mm
B) 0.01 cm
C) 0.1 m D) 0.001 cm
Explanation - :
For screw gauge = 0.01mm or 0.001 cm
63)
B) 3 2 4 1
What are the constituents of bronze?
A) Copper and tin
B) Copper and zinc
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Explanation - :

D) Zinc and iron

r
Copper and zinc - Brass

4
2

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1+tan
The perimeter of the circle is
The value of is
A) 2 r units
B) sq. units
A) cos
B) sec
C) cosec
D) cot
2
2
2
2

r
2

Explanation - :
C)
sq. units
D) units

4
2
2

Formula:
1+tan
= sec
58)
(or)
2
2
2

sin
cos
sin
1
1
sec
2

1+tan

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The G.C.D. of 3 and 6 is
C) 3
Explanation - :
G.C.D of 3 and 6 = 3
The first railway line was laid between.in 1853.
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A) Delhi and Calcutta B) Bombay and Calcutta
C) Bombay and Thane
D) Bombay and Chennai
Explanation - :
The District Judges are appointed by the
Introduced by Lord Dalhousie
A) Governor
B) District Collector
67)
C) Chief Minister D) President of India
Explanation - :
The Danish founded a factory at
President of India Appoints Chief Justice and Judges
A) Pondicherry B) Karaikal
C) Tranquebar
D) Chennai
of Supreme Court and High Court
74)
68)
The earth is inclined at an angle of
0
0

1
1
C) 23
Khilafat movement was started against the

2
2
A) British Government
B) Hindus
Explanation - :
C) Muslims
D) Christians
0

1
Explanation - :
23
- Also this the reason for different seasons.

2
In 1920 by Mohamad Ali and Saukat Ali
69)
75)
The author of Kuil magazine was
A) Kannadasan B) Bharathiar
Special locomotory organ is absent in
C) Suradha
D) Bharathidasan
Explanation - :
C) Paramecium
D) Hydra

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70)
Which is called the Manchester of India?
Mukkurthi National Park in Nilgiri Hills is the sanctuary
for
A) Chennai
B) Mumbai
C) Delhi D) Salem
Explanation - :
A) Tiger
B) Peacock C) Leopard D) Lion
Manchester is in London
Explanation - :
Manchester of South India - Coimbatore
Peacock: Virali Malai
Lion: Gir forests in Gujarat
71)
77)
In 1995 World Womens Conference was held at
A) Beijing
B) Delhi C) London D) New York
78)
Match
List I
with
List II
correctly and select your
The mode of 7, 4, 5, 1, 7, 3, 4, 6, 7 is
answer using the codes given below:
A) 7
List I
List II
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Explanation - :
Fifth five year plan:
1974-1979
80)
86)
Reserve Bank of India acts as the banker and the agent
of the
A cheque in circulation for more than six months is
A) W orld Bank
called
B) International Monetary Fund
A) stale cheque
B) post-dated cheque
C) Government of India
C) ordinary cheque
D) crossed cheque
D) I.F.C.
87)
Explanation - :
Reserve Bank of India 1935; nationalized in 1949;
Governor: D.Subbarao
During the period of Kaniskha, Buddhism had split into
81)
A) two branches
B) three branches
C) five branches
D) four branches
Explanation - :
The world famous wall paintings of the Guptas was
Two branches: Mahayana, Hinayana
found at
88)
A) Gaya B) Mathura
C) Ajanta
D) Sarnath
Explanation The sum of two numbers is 60 and their difference is 8.
Gaya:
Buddha attained enlightenment
The numbers are
Sarnath:
Ashoka Pillar
A) 32, 28 B) 33, 27 C) 35, 25
D) 34, 26
82)
Explanation - :
x+y = 60 & x-y = 8 x = 34 & y = 26 (or) x=26 & y = 34
The volume of a cone with radius 7 cm and height 24
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Dowry Prohibition Act was passed in the year
3
3

A) 168 cm
B) 1176 cm
A) 1961
B) 1960 C) 1962
D) 1963
3

C) 392 cm
D) 784 cm
3

Explanation Amended in 1984


Explanation - :
Volume of a cone (
90)

1
22
7
7
24
392
=

3
7
83)
The breaking waves are called
A) waves
B) white caps
C) surf
D) wave cut platform
The early Vedic period is known from
91)
A) the Epics
B) the Upanishads
C) the Rig Veda
D) the Aranyakas
The total number of districts of Tamil Nadu in 2010 is
Explanation - :
C) 32
Harappan culture:
Archaeological evidence
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99)
th

The 11
Five-Year Plan period is
Chandrayaan-I was successfully launched in the year
A) 2006-2011
B) 2007-2012
A) 2008
A) 2008
A) 2008
A) 2008
C) 2008-2013 D) 2005-2010
nd

Explanation - :
Launched on October 22
100)
2008
94)
W hich day is called as the Indian Census Day?
th

A) 9
February
B) 9
January
th

th
th

The confirmatory test for AIDS is


C) 9
March
D) 9
April
Explanation A) X-ray B) Biopsy
C) Western blot
D) ELISA
National Voters Day January 25
Explanation - :
Drug:
Azidothymidine
ELISA:
Preliminary test for AIDS
95)
An instrument used for enlargement and reduction of
maps with accuracy is
A) Sonograph
B) Pantograph
C) Spectrograph
D) Thermograph
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answer using the codes given below:
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List II
a) Viswanathan Anand 1. Astrophysics
b) Sania Mirza
2. Chess
c) S. Chandrasekhar 3. Tennis
d) Garba dance
4. Punjab
A) 2 3 1 4
97)
On June 28, 2010 India signed a civil nuclear
agreement with
A) Canada
B) America C) Iran D) Croatia
98)
IAF proposed honorary post for the cricketer on June
22, 2010 which was conferred on
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) M.S. Dhoni
C) Srikant
D) Kapil Dev
Explanation Designation:
Group Captain

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