(1)At which rate, Reserve Bank of India borrows money from commercial banks?
(a) Bank Rate
(b) Repo Rate
(c) Reverse Repo Rate
(d) Statutory Liquidity Rate
Ans-c(Reverse Repo Rate)
(2)Movement along the supply curve is known as______________.
(a) Contraction of supply
(b) Expansion of supply
(c) Increase in supply
(d) Expansion and contraction of supply
Ans-d(Expansion and contraction of supply)
(3)What is the minimum age required to become vice-president of India?
(a) 30 years
(b) 35 years
(c) 40 years
(d) 37 years
(4)Which of the following “writ” of the High Court or the Supreme Court is issued to restrain a person from holding a public office which he is not entitled to?
(d) Quo Warranto
(5)Who was the son of Chandragupta Maurya?
(b) Chandragupta II
(6)Which dynasty came to power in India after the Tughlaq dynasty?
(a) The Guptas
(b) The Khiljis
(c) The Mughals
(d) The Sayyids
(7)Which planet is considered as the Dwarf planet?
(8)Sandstone is which type of rock?
(a) Calcareous Rock
(b) Igneous Rock
(c) Metamorphic Rock
(d) Sedimentary Rock
(9)Wheat is a__________________.
(10)Snakes, turtle, lizards, and crocodiles falls under which category of animals?
(11)Which of the following instrument is used to measure Soil Water Tension?
(12)What is the SI unit of Force?
(13)Which one of the following is a bad Thermal Conductor?
(14)Which of the following stores’ data permanently in a computer?
(b) Cache Memory
(c) Redox reaction (Oxidation and Reduction)
Ans-c(Redox reaction (Oxidation and Reduction))
(16)Which amongst the following is not a Cation?
(a) Aluminium ion
(b) Copper ion
(c) Sulphate ion
(d) Zinc ion
(17)Which of the following is not a component of Smog?
(a) Volatile organic compounds
(b) Nitrogen Oxide
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Chlorine oxide
(18)NITI Aayog has been formed to replace which of the following institution?
(a) Planning Commission
(c) Department of Telecommunications (DoT)
(d) Department of Information Technology
(19)Who invented first working laser?
(a) A. H. Taylor
(b) W. K. Roentgen
(c) T. H. Maiman
(d) Fred Morrission
Ans-c(T. H. Maiman)
(20)Which of the following venue hosted its first ever test match on 9th November, 2016 which was played between India and England?
(a) JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
(b) Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
(c) Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala
(d) Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
Ans-b(Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot)
(21)Match the following.
Artist Art form
1. Gauri Shankar Devilal a. Flute
2. Hari Prasad Chaurasia b. Painting
3. M.F.Mussain c. Kathak
4. Zakir Hussain d. Tabla
(a) 1-a, 2-d, 3-b, 4-c
(b) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a, 4-d
(c) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b,4-d
(d) 1-c, 2-b, 3-a, 4-d
Ans-c(1-c, 2-a, 3-b,4-d)
(22)Who is the only Indian cricketer to have received the Polly Umrigar award 3 times?
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Virender Sehwag
(c) Virat Kohli
(d) Ravichandran Ashwin
(23)Who is the author of the book titled “The Sellout”?
(a) Paul Beatty
(b) Arvind Adiga
(c) Elenor Catton
(d) Howard Jacobson
(24)Which country was designated as the major defence partner of USA in December 2016?
(d) United Kingdom
(25)With which country India did its seventh edition of bilateral EKUVERIN Exercise 2016 at Kadhdhoo?