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(1) Consider the following statements:

1. Body waves are generated due to the release of energy at the focus and
moves in all directions.2. The body waves interact with the surface rocks and generate a new set
of waves called surface waves.3. The velocity of waves changes as they travel through materials with different densities.

4. The denser the material, the lower is the velocity.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 and 4 only

b) 1 only

c) 1 and 4 only

d) 1,2 and 3 only

(2) Which of the following option in the list is recognised under Ramsar wetland convention ?

1. Pulicat lake

2. Loktak lake

3. Bhitarkanika mangroves

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a. 1 and 3 Only

b. 4 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. All of the above

(3) With regard to Finance Commission, consider the following statements

1. The Constitution envisages the Finance Commission as the balancing wheel of fiscal federalism in India

2. It is constituted by the Parliament every fifth year or even earlier.

3. It is a quasi-judicial body.

Choose the correct codes from below options:

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1 and 3

(4) With reference to the Indian national movement, ‘Abhinav Bharat’ was:

(1)a tribal movement of central India

(2)concept of swaraj as envisaged by moderates

(3) a secret society of revolutionaries

(4)Started by V.D. Savarkar

Select the correct answer using code given below.

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 3 only

d. 3 and 4

(5) Consider the following Statements:

1. Eastern Coastal Plains are very wider

2. Western Coastal Plains are very narrow

Choose the correct statements using the codes given below

a. 1 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 2 only

d. Neither 1 nor 2

(6) Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Hybridisation means crossing between genetically dissimilar plants

2. Cross between two varieties is called as inter-varietal hybridisation

3. Introducing genes of desired character into a plant gives genetically modified crop

Select the correct code

a. 3 only

b. 1 and 2

c. 1 and 3

d. 1, 2 and 3 only

(7) Consider the following statements:

1. The Sudarshana lake was built by Shaka ruler Rudradaman.

2. One of the rulers of Satavahana dynasty repaired the lake using his
own resources without imposing any Tax.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

(8) Consider the following devices of Parliamentary Proceedings

1. Zero hour

2. Short notice question

3. Calling attention motion

Which of the above is an Indian Innovation of Parliamentary procedures?

a. 1 and 3

b. 2 and 3

c. 1, 2 and 4

d. 2, 3 and 4

(9) Which of the following can be classified as Chemical changes?

1. Burning of Wood

2.Absorption of Ink by a blotting paper

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both

d. None

(10) The total liability of the monetary authority of the country (RBI) is called

1. Monetary base

2. High powered money

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


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