Tuesday, January 25, 2011


1. The battle of Mahabharata is believed to have been fought at

Kurukshetra for?

(A) 14 days

(B) 16 days

(C) l8 days

(D) 20 days

2. The Mukteswara Temple is located at?

(A) Puri

(B) Belur

(C) Konark

(D) Bhubaneswar

3. Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the ‘Napoleon of India’?

(A) Samudragupta

(B) Chandragupta ditya

(C) Sri Gupta

(D) Chandragupta-I

4. Between which two rulers was the First Battle of Panipat fought ?

(A) Akbar and Bahlol Lodi

(B) Babur and Ibrahim Lodi

(C) Bairam Ichan and Sikandar Lodi

(D) Shah Jahan and Daulat Khan Lodi

5. Who is the author of Ain--i Akbani?

(A) Abul Fazal

(B)Abdus Samad

(C)Bairam Khan

(D)Raja Todarmal

6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists?


(a) Peshwas

(b) Gaekwads

(c) Bhonsles

(d) Holkers


1. Nagpur

2. Pune

3. Indore

4. Baroda
a b c d
(A) 2 4 1 3
(B) 1 3 2 4
(C) 2 4 3 1
(D) 4 3 2 1

7. Which reformer from Maharashtra was known as Lokhitavadi?

(A) Pandit Ramabai

(B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(C) M. G. Ranade `

(D) Gopal_Hari Deshmukh

8. ’Din-e-Ilahi’ of Akbar was not a success because?

(A) After Akbar, it was not patronized

(B) The Muslims did not accept other religious practices

(C) It was not suitably projected to the masses

(D) All the above

9. Who was the author of the book ’My Experiments with Truth' ?

(A) Aurobindo Ghosh

(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(C) M. K. Gandhi

(D) Vinoba Bhave

10. Give the correct chronological order of the following events-

1. Formation of Muslim League

2. Formation of All India Untouchability League

3. Formation of All India Trade Union Congress

4. Formation of Indian National Congress

(A) 2, 4, 1, 3

(B) 3, 4, 1, 2

(C) 4, 3, 1, 2

(D) 4, 1, 3, 2

11. 80% of the coal in India comes from-

(A) Iharia and Raniganj

(B) Kantapalli and Singareni

(C) Singrauli and Korba

(D) Neyveli

12. Dry zone agriculture in India con tributes nearly 40% of the total-

(A) Commercial crops

(B) Fodder crops

(C) Food crops

(D) Plantation products

13. The precipitation consisting of a mixture of snow and rain is

(A) Sleet

(B) Smog

(C) Snow-line

(D) Fog

14. ’Operation Flood' was launched in 1970 to?

(A) Control floods

(B) Increase milk production

(C) Improve water sources

(D) Construct more dams

15. Photogrammetry is

(A) Portraying gradient

(B) Movement of setlines

(C) A method of solving geometrical problems

(D) Use of photography in surveying and mapping

16. The spice State of India is?

(A) Tamil Nadu

(B) Bihar

(C) Gujarat

(D) Kerala

17. Jog Falls is found across the river?

(A) Cauvery

(B) Kabini

(C) Krishna

(D) Sharavati

18. Which of the following sea ports of India is the main outlet for

export of Tea ?

(A) Mumbai

(B) Kolkata

(C) Kandla

(D) Chennai

19. The International Date Line passes through the?

(A) Pacific Ocean

(B) Atlantic Ocean

(C) Indian Ocean

(D) Arctic Ocean

20. Which of the following is not a form of precipitation ?

(A) Rainfall

(B) Snowfall

(C) Fog

(D) Hail

21. Which of the following is a Great Circle ?

(A) The Tropic of Cancer

(B) The Arctic Circle

(C) The Equator

(D) The Tropic of Capricorn

22. Tides in the sea have stored in them?

(A) Hydraulic energy

(B) Kinetic energy

(C) Gravitational potential energy

(D) A combination of all the above

23. Which component of blood is considered as the guard cell of

our body ?

(A) R.B.C.

(B) Platelets

(C) Plasma

(D) W.B.C.

24. Camel can walk easily in the desert, because-

(A) It has thick skin

(B) It can maintain water level in the body

(C) It has a layer of fat under

the skin to combat heat

(D) It has long legs with padded


25. The function of arteries in our body is to

(A) Carry blood away from the heart

(B) Purify the blood

(C) Manufacture White Blood Corpuscles

(D) Carry blood back to the heart

26. Plants climb by means of?

(A) Tendrils

(B) Roots

(C) Pistil

(D) Branches

27. This term is associated with the Biology of silkworms.

(A) Apiculture

(B) Sericulture

(C) Sylviculture

(D) Pisciculture

28. Pick out the correct sequence of a simple land food chain

1. Deer

2. Grass

3. Tiger

(A) 1-2-3

(B) 3-2-1

(C) 1-3-2

(D) 2-1-3

29. Sex in human beings is deter mined by

(A) Vitamins

(B) Chromosomes

(C) Hormones

(D) Nutrients `

30. Deficiency of fluorine in drinking water causes?

(A) Dental caries (cavity)

(B) Dental fluorosis

(C) Skeletal fluorosis

(D) Goiter

31. In man urea is formed in?

(A) Kidney

(B) Liver

(C) Nephron

(D) Urinary Bladder

32. The most important function of perspiration is?

(A) Get rid of the body wastes

(B) Regulate body temperature

(C) Regulate body wastes

(D) Lubricate the skin

33. ECG is the instrument that records

(A) Potential different of cardiac muscles

(B) Rate of respiration

(C) Ratei of glomerular filtration

(D) Volume of blood pumped

34. Hot spot is an area having

(A) Wide variety of species

(B) Wealth of endemic species

(C) Rich variety of flora and fauna

(D) Conserving species in natural habitat

35. Electromagnet is used in a?

(A) Calling bell

(B) Computer

(C) Motor

(D) Washing machine

36. Kilo Watt Hour represents the unit for?

(A) Force

(B) Power

(C) Time

(D) Energy

37. A transformer is used to?

(A) Convert mechanical energy into electrical energy

(B) Convert alternating current into direct current

(C) Convert direct current to alternating current

(D) Transform alternating cur rent voltage

38. Clear nights are colder than cloudy nights because of?

(A) Conduction

(B) Condensation

(C) Radiation

(D) Insolation

39. A stick partly dipped in water appears broken due to?

(A) Reflection

(B) Refraction

(C) Total internal reflection

(D) Diffraction

40. What is condensation ?

(A) Change of gas into solid

(B) Change of solid into liquid

(C) Change of vapour into liquid

(D) Change of heat energy into cooling energy

41. Kinetic energy is converted into electrical energy in?

(A) Electric Motor

(B) Dynamo

(C) Electromagnet

(D) Ammeter

42. Floppy disk is an example of?

(A) Read Only Memory

(B) Random Access Memory

(C) Cache Memory

(D) Secondary Storage Memory

43. Which of the following com pounds are sprayed over clouds

to cause artificial rain ?

(A) Ice

(B) NaOH

(C) Agl

(D) NH4Cl

44. Iodine deficiency in diet is known to cause

(A) Rickets

(B) Obesity

(C) Scurvy

(D) Goiter

45.The refrigeration of the food articles keeps them fresh,


(A) Water forms crystals

(B) Chemical reaction is slowed down

(C) Chemical reaction take place faster

(D) Bacteria are killed

46. Which substance is called the ’liquid gold' ?

(A) Gold as a liquid form

(B) Sodium as a liquid form

(C) Mustard oil

(D) Petroleum oil

47. Percentage of silver in German silver is?

(A) 25%

(B) 0%

(C) 75%

(D) 80%

48. Which type of compounds are sugar and common salt ?

(A) Both are organic compounds

(B) Both are inorganic compounds

(C) Sugar is an organic com pound and common salt is an

inorganic compound

(D) Sugar is inorganic com pound and common salt is an

organic compound

49. The chemical name of Vitamin ’E’ is

(A) Ascorbic acid

(B) Retinol

(C) Tocopherol

(D) Thiamine

50. Which of the following gases has bleaching property?

(A) Carbon dioxide

(B) Carbon Monoxide

(C) Chlorine

(D) Hydrogen

1 C
2 D
3 A
4 B
5 A
6 A
7 D
8 D
9 C
10 D
11 A
12 D
13 A
14 B
15 D
16 D
17 D
18 B
19 A
20 C
21 C
22 D
23 D
24 D
25 A
26 A
27 B
28 D
29 B
30 A
31 B
32 B
33 A
34 B
35 A
36 D
37 D
38 C
39 B
40 C
41 B
42 D
43 C
44 D
45 A
46 D
47 B
48 C
49 C
50 C

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