Friday, 1 August 2014


GENERAL STUDIES PAPER - I

1. Which of the following statements is/are true under formation of new States and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing States according to Indian Constitution
a. President must consult State Government
b. President may consult State Government
c. President must consult State Legislature
d. President must consult State Legislative Assembly

2. Which of the following statements is/are criticisms against Indian Constituent Assembly
            i. Not a sovereign body
            ii. Dominated by Minorities
            iii. Dominated by Congress
            iv. Not a representative body
a. (i), (ii) & (iii)                              b. (i),(iii) & (iv) 
c. (i),((ii) & (iv)                              d. (ii),(iii) &(iv)

3. The phenomenon in which gel contracts is called
     1. Suspension                                 2. Syneresis
     3. Weeping                                     4. Stenosis
            a. 1 and 2 only                                     b. 2 and 3 only
            c. 3 and 4 only                                     d. 3 only

4. Which among the following statements conveys the meaning of the term  “Sallekhana”?
            a. a deserter in the ajivika tradition
            b. starve oneself to death in true jaina fashion
            c. sacrifice offered to Agni in the ritualistic altar
            d. the tradition of Bodhisattvas postponing their nirvana

5. Consider the following statements.
    i. Deimachus was the Greek ambassador in the court of Bindusara
    ii. Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa chronicles belong to the Tibetan tradition
 Which among the above statements is/are true?
            a. i only                                               b ii only
            c. Both i and ii                         d. Neither i nor ii

 6. Which of the following statements is/are true?
     i. An increase in indirect taxes will increase the GDP at Market cost
     ii. Factor cost is calculated by adding indirect taxes to Market cost and subtracting Subsidies from           Market cost
                        a. i only                                               b. i only
                        c. Both i and ii                         c. Neither i nor ii

7. Which of the following statements is/are true?
    i. MSP is to support agricultural farmers
    ii. FCI place a crucial role in food security of Indian poor
                        a. i only                                               b. ii only
                        c. Both i and ii                         d. Neither i nor ii

8. Which of the following statements regarding the Deccan Traps is/are correct?
     a. Intense volcanic activity in the form of fissure eruption took place towards the end of Cretaceous       period
     b. The volcanic lava spread out in horizontal sheets.
     c. The regur soil found here is rich in nitrogen
   Select the correct answer using the code given below:
            a. 1 and 2 only                                                 b. 1, 2 and 3
            c. 3 only                                                          d. 1 only

9. Which one of the following is not a reason for practicing tank irrigation in the Peninsular India?
            a. The undulating relief and hard rocks
            b. Little percolation of rain water due to impervious rock structure
            c. Most of the rivers of Peninsular India are perennial
            d. There are many streams which become torrential during rainy season

10. Enzymes in living systems
     1. Provide energy                                        2. Provide immunity
     3. Transport oxygen                                                4. Catalyze biological reactions
            a. 2 and 3 only                                                 b. 1 and 4 only
            c. 3 and 4 only                                                 d. 1, 2 and 3

11. Insulin is chemically
            a. Carbohydrate                                                           b. Peptide
            c. Nucleoside                                                   d. Oligosachharide

12. Consider the following statements.
     i. “Tat Tvam Asi/You are that” is a concept that occurs in Chandogya Upanishad
     ii. “The quest for unity in diversity” is expressed in Mundaka Upanishad
 
Which among the above statements is/are true?
            a. i only                                               b. ii only
            c. Both i and ii                         d. Neither i nor ii

13. Consider the following statements.
     i. The period between 200 BC and 300 AD could be called as the “Mercantile Age of India”
     ii. In the “Paisacha” form of marriage the bride was given in marriage to a priest, who officiated at a sacrifice.
  Which among the above statements is/are true?
            a. i only                                               b. ii only
            c. Both i and ii                         d. Neither i nor ii

14. Which of the following statements are correct?
       1. In a cyclone, the area of low pressure is at the centre surrounded by the areas of high pressure
       2. In a cyclone, the areas of low pressure surround the area of high pressure.
       3. In an anti-cyclone, the area of high pressure is surrounded by the areas of low pressure.
       4. In an anti-cyclone, the area of low pressure is surrounded by the areas of high pressure.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below:
    Code:
            a. 1 and 2                                                         b. 1 and 3
            c. 1 and 4                                                         d. 2 and 4

15.  Consider the following statements:
       1. The vernal equinox falls on March 21.
       2. On equinox, the sun is directly overhead at the equator.
       3. The changes in the day length on equinox result from the changes in the tilt of the earth
       4. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
                        a. 1 and 2 only                                                    b. 1 only
                        c. 1, 2 and 3                                                        d. 2 and 3 only 

16. Provisions relating to administration of tribal areas in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram is dealt in
           a. Third Schedule                                             b. Fourth Schedule
           c. Fifth Schedule                                              d. Sixth Schedule

17. Which of the following statements is/are true in respect of Government of India Act 1919
i. It is also known as Morley Minto Reforms
ii. The transferred subjects in Provincial subjects were to be administered by the Governor with the aid of Ministers responsible to Legislative Council
iii. The transferred subjects in Provincial subjects were to be administered by the Governor without being responsible to Legislative Council
iv. It provided for the establishment a Public Service Commission
a. (ii) & (iv)                                   b. (i), (iii) &(iv) 
c. (iii) & (iv)                                  d. (i) & (iii)

18. Zaid Rabi crops are sowed in the month of
            a. June                                                 b. September
            c. November                                        d. February

19. The recent announcement of Quantitative Tapering by chief of US federal Bank resulted in
            a. Depreciation of US Dollar in forex market
            b. Depreciation of Indian rupee in forex market
            c. Appreciation of Indian rupee in forex market
            d. It did not have any effect in forex market

20. The urine samples of diabetic patients contain
            a. Sucrose                                            b. Glucose
            c. Lactose                                            d. Maltose

21. Which among the following ancient tamil texts was not part of Ettutogai (Eight anthologies)?
            a. Natrrinai                                                       b. Kalittogai
            c. Naladiyar                                         d. Paripadal

22. Which among the following did not belong to the six orthodox philosophical systems?
            a. Nyaya                                                          b. Charvaka
            c. Samkhya                                          d. Vedanta

23.   Following statements are made in connection with carbon dioxide (CO2):
       1. CO2 is an air pollutant under National Air Monitoring programme
       2. CO2 is an acidic oxide
       3. CO2 turns limewater milky
   Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
            a. 1 and 2                                                                     b. 2 and 3
            c. 3 only                                                                      d. 1, 2 and 3

24. On planet Earth, there is no centrifugal force at the
            a. Equator                                                        b. Tropic of Cancer
            c. Tropic of Capricorn                                     d. Poles

25.  Assertion (A): The cotton industry in India suffered a major recession soon after the independence.
       Reason (R): Most of the cotton mills had gone to West Pakistan, India retaining the cotton growing areas.
a. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
b. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
c. A is true, but R is false.
d. A is false, but R is true

26. If RBI increased the Reverse Repo Rate, we may infer
            a. Indian Economy is in recession stage as of now
            b. WPI is above comfort zone as of now
            c. RBI intends to increase exports
            d. RBI is following the policy of Reflation

27. If GDP deflator of an economy is greater than 1, we can infer that there is
            a. Inflation in economy                                               b. Deflation in economy
            c. Recession in economy                                 d. Date insufficient

28. While cooking food, the compounds lost to the maximum extend are
            a. fats                                                   b. carbohydrates
            c. Proteins                                            d. Vitamins

29. Consider the following
    1. Ozone is an allotrope of Chlorine
    2. Phosphorus is present in RNA and DNA
    3. Halogens occur in free state in nature
  Select the correct statements
            a. 1 and 2 only                                     b. 2 and 3 only
            c. 3 only                                              d. , 2 and 3

30. Under Freedom of Religion under Article 25 of Indian Constitution, in the context Social Reform and throwing open of Hindu Religious Institution, Hindu means
i. Hindus                                        ii. Sikhs
iii. Jains                                         iv. Buddhists
a. (i) only                                             b. (i), (iii) and (iv)
c. (i), (ii) and (iv)                                 d. (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)

31. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Duty enshrined in Indian Constitution.
a. to uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India;
b. to abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals
c. to protect and improve the natural environment
d. to strive that there is equal pay for equal work for both men and women;

32. Which among the following was not one of the works of Poet Kalidasa?
            a. Ritusamhara                                     b. Malavikagnimitra
            c. Abhijnanasakuntala                         d. Swapnavasavadatta

33. The South Indian ruling dynasty of Kakatiyas belonged to which of the following places?
            a. Dwarasamudra                                                         b. Devagiri
            c. Warangal                                                                  d. Kalyani

34. Dividends earned from Public sector undertaking shares will be reflected in
            a. Tax revenue Receipts                                               b. Non-Tax revenue receipts
            c. Capital receipts                                            d. Revenue expenditure

35. If Government of India increases direct taxes to control inflation, we can infer that the inflation present in Indian economy is
            i. Demand pull inflation                                               ii. Cost push inflation
                        a. i only                                               b. ii only
                        c. Both i and ii                         d. Neither i nor ii

36.  Which one of the following statements is not correct?
            a. The heavy snowfall in the western Himalayas is caused by the ‘western disturbances’ 
            b. The ‘western disturbances’ originate over the Mediterranean Sea
            c. The rainfall caused by ‘western disturbances’ on plains is harmful to the Rabi crops in India
        d. The precipitation caused by ‘western disturbances’ decrease from north to south on the    Himalayan mountains

37. Consider the following pairs:
      1. Tropical rain forest: Mahogany
      2. Temperate deciduous forest: Ebony
      3. Coniferous forest: Pine
  Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
            a. 1 only                                                          b. 2 and 3
            c. 1 and 3                                                         d. 1, 2 and 3

38. Match List –I (Mineral/Ore) with List – II (Available at) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists
            List – I (Mineral/Ore)                                                            List – II (Available at)
            A. Bauxite                                                                   1. Katni
            B. Copper                                                                    2. Khetri
            C. Coal                                                                                    3. Keonjhar
            D. Iron                                                                         4. Jharia
Codes:
                        A         B          C          D
            a.         1          4          2          3
            b.         1          2          4          3
            c.         3          2          4          1
            d.         3          4          2          1

39. Consider the ‘The Little boy’ effect(El nino) on the agriculture.
       1. In the past decade, the agri sector showed negative trend during all the Elnino years
       2. It seems that Elnino effect impact was more in Kharif rather than Rabi season
    Which of the above statement/s are correct?
a.       a. 1 only
b.      b. 2 only
c.       c. Both 1 and 2
d.      d. Neither 1 nor 2

40. Which of following statements is/are true in relation to election of President:
      The President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of—
i. members of both Houses of Parliament;
ii. members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States.         
a. (i) only                                     b. (ii) only
c. Both (i) and (ii)                        d. Neither (i) Nor (ii)

41. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding the removal process of Vice President
i. The process can be initiated in either House of Parliament
ii. For passing the resolution in Lok Sabha, just simple majority is enough
iii. Vice President cannot vote during the removal motion in Rajya Sabha
iv. In Rajya Sabha it should have a majority of then membership
      a. (i), (iii) & (iv)                                   b. (ii), (iii) & (iv)
      c. (i),(ii) &(iv)                          d. (i), (ii),(iii) & (iv)

42. Select the incorrect matched pair
            a. Silk -           Polyamide
            b. Indigo -        Azodye
            c. Lipase -        Enzyme
            d. Keratin -      Protein

43. Consider the following statements.
     i. “Slab and Beam method” is the architectural device generally used by the Indians
     ii. It merely consisted of putting one stone over another, narrowing the gap till it could be            covered            by a caping stone
  
Which among the above statements is/are true?
            a. i only                                                           b. ii only
            c. Both i and ii                                     d. Neither i nor ii

44. Consider the following statements.
      i. The invention of Sitar is traditionally attributed to Amir Khusrau
      ii. Amir Khusrau is generally associated with the Sufi saint Sheikh Khwaja Muinuddin Chisti
   Which among the above statements is/are true?
            a. i only                                                           b. ii only
            c. Both i and ii                                     d. Neither i nor ii

45. Which of the following is not true about the Food Safety and Standards, 2005?
       a. The act provides for the Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) to generate the food sector.
       b. The act is applicable to organized sector only
       c. The Bill excludes plants prior to harvesting and animal feed from its purview
       d. The Bill has special provisions for food recall procedures

46. In Southern Oscillation, the ocean will become
            a. High pressure on Pacific side and low pressure in Indian Ocean side
            b. Low pressure on Pacific side and High pressure on Indian side
            c. Low pressure on both Pacific and Indian ocean sides
            d. High pressure on both pacific and Indian ocean sides

47. Consider the following statements with regard to Southwest monsoon?
1. The ITCZ shifts towards Tropic of cancer which makes the SE trade winds to cross equator
2. The tropical Easterly jet streams shifts to subtropical high pressure belt and Westerly jet stream influences the burst of the monsoon
3. ELNINO effect completely ruins the monsoon
            Which of the following statements are correct?
a. 1 only                          
b. 1 and 3
c. 2 and 3                            
d. 1,2 and 3

48. Consider  the following fauna of India
      1. Jerdon’s Courser
      2. White-bellied Heron
      3. Pink headed duck
      4. Olive Ridley Tutle
      5. Siberian Crane
 Which of the above is/are Critically endangered?
                                   a. 1 and 5
                                   b. 1 , 2, 3 and 5
                                   c. 1, 3 and 5
                                    d. All of the above

49. Interest received by Government of India for the loan it had given to a foreign country will be reflected in
            a. Current account                                           b. Capital account
            c. Both Current & Capital account                   d. Neither Current & Capital account

50. The concept of Rule of Lapse
            a. Decreases the control of legislature over executive
            b. Increases the control of legislature over executive
            c. Leads to the concept of supplementary grant
            d. Helps in controlling inflation

51. The chemical styrene is industrially used in the production of
            a. Pharmaceuticals                               b. Dyes
            c. Plastics                                             d. Insecticides

52. Which amongst the following can cause carcinogenesis?
       1. Heavy water                             2. X-rays
       3. Refineries                                 4. Dyes and Paint
            a. 1, 2 and 3 only                                 b. 2, 3 and 4 only
            c. 1, 3 and 4 only                                 d. 1, 2 3 and 4

53. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Joint sitting of Parliament?
i. The Speaker of Lok Sabha presides normally
ii. Only in the absence of Speaker of Lok Sabha, Chairman of Rajya Sabha can preside
iii. There is no provision for discussing Money Bill in Joint Sitting
iv. Lok Sabha has numerical advantage during Joint sitting
a. (i), (iii) & (iv)                             b. (iii) & (iv)
c. (i), (ii) &(iv)                               d. (i), (ii),(iii) & (iv)

54. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Ordinance making power of President?
i. It shall have the same force and effect as an Act of Parliament
ii. It can be promulgated only when both the Houses of Parliament are not in session
iii. It may be withdrawn at any time by the President.
iv. It shall cease to operate at the expiration of six months from the reassembly of Parliament,
a. (i) (iii) & (iv)                                                b. (iii) & (iv)
c. (i) & (ii)                                           d. (i) & (iii)
55. Hijras refers to
            a. Tribe                                                            b. Racial group
            c. Transgender                                                 d. Community

56. Which of the following statement is not true with regard to Tree cover in India?
       a. East Deccan has maximum tree cover
       b. Lakshadweep stands first in tree cover percentage with respect to its total geographical area
       c. Eastern Himalayas has highest tree cover when compared to forest cover
       d. Maharashtra has largest tree cover when compared with other states.

57. Which of the following cannot be an organic manure
            a. Vermicompost
            b. Phosphocompost
            c. Municipal solid waste
            d. None of the above

58. Which of the following statement is wrong with regards to Blue revolution in India
            a. India stands world number 2 in global fish production.
            b. India is poor in the sectors of Inland capture
            c. India stands number 7 in marine capture production/fisheries.
            d. The share of India’s production from aquaculture is 6.3% of the World. 

59. Who among the following was called as “Andhra Bhoja”?
            a. Krishnadeva Raya
            b. Ramaraya
            c. Nandi Timanna
            d. Allasani Pedanna

60. “Shah Mir” dynasty is associated with which of the following provinces?
            a. Berar                                                            b. Ahmednagar
            c. Kashmir                                           d. Bengal

61. If a country follows Indicative Planning, we may infer
            a. Public sector plays a predominant role in the economy
            b. The economy is a state run economy
            c. The expenditure of State when compared to Private sector is maximum
            d. Private sector is expected to play a crucial role in the economy

62. Which of the following statements is/are true when there is inflation in an economy?
       i. Currency of the economy appreciates
       ii. Imports from foreign countries are costlier
       iii. The interest rate of commercial banks in the economy is low
       iv. Unemployment level is very high in the economy
            a. i, ii and iii                                         b. i, iii and iv
            c. ii and iii                                            d. i and iv

63. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding removal process of Supreme Court Judges.
A Judge of the Supreme Court shall not be removed from his office except by an order of the President passed after
i. Resolution supported by a majority of the total membership of that House
ii. Resolution supported by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members of that House present and voting
a. (i) only                                 b. (ii) only
c. Both (i) and (ii)                    d. Neither (i) Nor (ii)

64. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Advocate General of a State?
i. He shall be appointed by the Governor
ii. He shall be qualified to become a judge of Supreme Court
iii. He shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor
iv. He shall hold office upto a period of 6 years or age of 62 years whichever is earlier
a. (i), (iii) & (iv)                                               b. (iii) & (iv)
c. (i),(ii)& (iii)                                      d. (ii) &(iii)

65. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Legislative powers of Governor
i. Governor can summon, prorogue and dissolve State Legislature
ii. Governor may send messages to Legislature of the State
iii. The Governor may appoint 1 Anglo Indian Member if he feels they are not adequately represented
iv. Governor can address at the commencement of the first session after each general election to the Legislative Assembly
a. (i), (iii) & (iv)                                   b. (ii), (iii) & (iv)
c. (i),(ii)& (iii)                          d. (i) &(iii)

66. Plants known as petro crops are rich in
            1. Carbohydrates                                 2. Hydrocarbons
            3. Proteins                                            4. Lipids
                        a. 1, 2 and 3 only                                 b. 2 and 4 only
                        c. 2, 3 and 4 only                                 d. 1, 2 3 and 4

67. Who among the following Mewar rulers wrote a commentary on Jayadeva’s work Gita Govinda?
            a. Rana Sanga                                                  b. Rana Kumbha
            c. Rana Pratap Singh                                        d. Rana Amar Singh

68. Which among the following Mughal buildings does not employ the pietra dura technique?
            a. The tomb of Itimad-ud-daula
            b. Humanyun’s Tomb
            c. Taj Mahal
            d. Bibi Ka Maqbara

69. Which one of the statements given below is false?
            a. Warren Hastings was the first Governor General of Fort William in Bengal
            b. Lord William Bentinck was the first Governor General of India
            c. Lord Canning was the first Viceroy of India
            d. Lord Wavell was the first Crown Representative of India

70. No trees are found in Tundra biome near polar region of northern hemisphere. This is due to:
            a. snowfall inhibits plant respiration
            b. frozen ice beneath the surface soil (permafrost) restricts root growth
            c. less wind movement and inadequate sunlight
            d. low temperature which restricts development of reproductive organs.

71. Consider the following statements:
       1. The difference between the moisture-holding capacity of air and its actual humidity is called             saturation deficit.
        2. The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation is called dew point.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
            a. 1 only                                                          b. 2 only
            c. Both 1 and 2                                                            d. Neither 1 nor 2

72. Which one among the following is blind?
            a. Bat                                                   b. Echidna
            c. Flying squirrel                                  d. Slow Loris

73. Which of the following may lead to high fiscal deficit
       i. Increase in subsidies
       ii. Decrease in collection of taxes
            a. i only                                               b. ii only
            c. Both i and ii                         d. Neither i nor ii

74. Every person appointed to be a Judge of a High Court shall, before he enters upon his office,
make and subscribe oath or affirmation before the
a. President
b. Governor
c. Chief Justice of India
d. Chief Justice of High Court to which he is appointed

75. Consider the following statements:
      1. A valley glacier consists of not only ice but rocks also.
      2. The largest of valley glaciers in India are in the Karakoram range.
      3. Mountain glaciers can only deeply erode surfaces but cannot dig new valleys.
   Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
            a. 1 only                                              b. 1 and 2
            c. 2 and 3                                             d. 1, 2 and 3

76. Which one of the following types of coal has highest amount of carbon and burns without smoke?
            a. Anthracite                                        b. Bituminous coal
            c. Lignite                                              d. Peat

77. Who among the following was NOT a proponent of Utilitarianism?
            a. Jeremy Bentham
            b. James Mill
            c. Lord William Bentinck
            d. Sir William Jones

78. The Chief Minister of National Capital Territory of Delhi is appointed by
a. President of India
b. Lieutenant Governor
c. Home Minister of India
       d. None of the above

79. When the economy is in Recession stage of business cycle, RBI may
       i. Increase MSF rate
       ii. Increase MSF from 2% to 3% of NDTL
       iii. Decrease Repo Rate
       iv. Increase Reverse Repo rate
            a. i, ii and iii                                                     b. ii, iii and iv
            c. i and iv                                                         d. ii and iii

80. Consider the following statements.
       i. The founder of the “Brahmo Samaj of India” was Rammohun Roy
       ii. Prarthana Samaj was founded in the year 1867
       iii. One of the aims of Rahnumai Mazdayasan Sabha was to reform the Zoroastrian religion
   Which of the above statements if false?
            a. i only                                   b. ii only
            c. iii only                                 d. None of them

81. Which of the following Plant/Animal Species are native to India
            1. Water Hyacinth
            2. Peaches
            3. Prosopis
            4. Eucalyuptus
            5. Spotted Deer
      Codes
a. 1, 3 and 5
b. 1, 4 and 5
c. 1, 2 ,3 and 5
d. None of the above

82. Consider the following statements.
       1. Amphibians are the dominant species in Western Ghats
       2. Northern part of Western ghats are relatively higher than the Southern part
       3.Western slope of Western ghats forest are luxurious one.
       4. Eastern slope of Western ghats forest has commercial value.
   Which of the statements given above is/are true?
                                   a. 1 and 2
                                   b. 2 and 3
                                   c. 1, 3 and 4
                                   d. All of the above

83. All of the following statements about ecology are correct except:
            a. Ecology is the study of the interactions between biotic and abiotic aspects of the environment.
            b. Ecology is a discipline that is independent from natural selection and evolutionary history.
            c. Ecologists may study populations and communities of organisms.
            d. Ecology spans increasingly comprehensive levels of organization, from individuals to      ecosystems.

84. Which of the following are important biotic factors that can affect the structure and organization of biological communities?
            a. nutrient availability, soil pH, light intensity
            b. precipitation, wind, temperature
            c. predation, competition, disease
            d. A and C only
85. Second Green Revolution aims at
       i. Food Security
       ii. Sustainable development
       iii. Growth in exports
       iv. Use of Chemical Weedicides
            a. i and ii                                                          b. i, ii and iii
            c. i, iii and iv                                                    d. ii, iii and iv

86. Gandhi was conferred the “Kaisar-i-Hind” gold medal by the British government for which one of the following reasons?
            a. He fought for the rights of Indians in South Africa
            b. For the successful Gandhi-Smuts agreement of June 1914
            c. He raised an Indian ambulance unit in England just before his final return to India
            d. It was a token medal offered so he would not create trouble to the British in India

87. Which of the following statements is/are true with regard to 73rd Amendment Act of Indian Constitution?
i. Atleast one third of Seats shall be reserved for the Scheduled Castes in every Panchayat
ii. Atleast one third of Seats shall be reserved for the women in every Panchayat

a. (i) only                                 b. (ii) only
c. Both (i) and (ii)                    d. Neither (i) Nor (ii)

88. Which ecological unit or relationship is least related to abiotic factors?
            a. community
             b. symbiosis
             c. population
             d. species

89. Animals tend to maximize their energy intake-to-expenditure ratio. What is this behavior called?
            a. dominance hierarchies
            b. animal cognition
            c. optimal foraging
            d. Evolution behavior

90. You go and collect a sample of ocean water that has 5 million diatoms of the species Coscinodiscuscentralis  per cubic meter.Then what you ae measuring?
            a. range
            b. dispersion
            c. density
            d. carrying capacity

91. Which of the following statements is/are in relation to the State of Jammu and Kashmir as of now?
i. If Art 3 of Indian Constitution is used, consent of the State Legislature is required
ii. There is provision for Governor rule
                 a. (i) only                                 b. (ii) only
                 c. Both (i) and (ii)                    d. Neither (i) Nor (ii)

92. Which of the following Committee/Commission was appointed to inquire into the Jallianwala Bagh massacre?
            a. Butler Committee
            b. Hunter Committee
            c. Simon Commission
            d. Sadler Commission

93. If National Emergency is proclaimed under Art 356, for its continuance, it has to be approved by resolutions of both Houses of Parliament within
           a. 14 days                                            b. 1 month
           c. 2 months                                          d. 6 months

94. According to the competitive exclusion principle, two species cannot continue to occupy the same
            a. habitat.
            b. territory.
            c. range.
            d. niche

95. Which of the following organisms fix nitrogen in aquatic ecosystems?
            a. chemoautotrophs
            b. cyanobacteria
            c. legumes
            d. phytoplankton

96. Who among the following formed the Ghadar Party in USA?
            a. Rashbehari Bose                              b. Madame Cama
            c. Har dayal                                         d. Ganesh Savarkar

97. The Greenhouse gas that has been added newly in the Kyoto protocol is
            a. Nitrogen hexafluoride
            b. Nitrogen triflouride
            c. Tetraflouromethane
            d. Sulphur hexafluoride

98. The living and growing part of the hair is
            a. Hair shaft                             b. Hair root
            c. Hair follicle                          d. Hair papilla 
99     . As per Constitution, the High Court Judges are transferred by
            a. Chief Justice of India                                   b. President of India
            c. Chief Justice of High Court             d. None of the above

100. The maximum age limit for being a member of Joint Public Service Commission is
a. 58 years                               b. 60 years
c. 62 years                               d. 65 years

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