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UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam 2004 General Studies I Question Paper

Sep 6, 2016 09:06 IST


                                     GENERAL STUDIES (FIRST PAPER) - 2004


    1. Who of the following said, "Mahatma Gandhi, like fleeting phantom raises dust but not the level"?

    (a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

    (b) M.A. Jinnah

    (c) V.D. Savarkar

    (d) None of the above

    2. The province where the Indian National Congress could not get absolute majority during the general election of 1937 was

    (a) Bombay

    (b) Assam

    (c) Orissa

    (d) Bihar

    3. Given below is a list of persons who became Presidents of Indian National Congress. Arrange them in chronological order.

    Select your answer using the code given below the list.

    (a) Mahatama Gandhi

    (b) Jawaharlal Nehru

    (c) Vallabhbhai Patel

    (d) Smt. Sarojini Naidu

    Code

    (a) I, 2, 3 and 4

    (b) 1, 3, 4 and 2

    (c) I, 4, 2 and 3

    (d) 4, 3, 1 and 2

    4. In which chronological order the following events took place ?

    (a) Chauri Chaura Episode

    (b) Jallianwala Mass'atre

    (c) Rowlatt Satyagraha

    (d) Champaran Satyagraha

    (a) A B C D

    (b) B C D A

    (c) D C B A

    (d) C B D A

    5. It was withdrawal of support by the Congress (I) which was responsible for the resignation of

    (a) Charan Singh

    (b) Chandra Shekhar

    (c) H.D. Deve Gowda

    (d) All of the above

    6. Which of the following amendments of the Indian Constitution restricts the size of the Union Ministry?

    (a) 78th amendment

    (b) 91st amendment

    (c) 88lh amendment

    (d) 90th amendment

    7. A proclamation of emergency must be placed before the Parliament for its approval

    (a) within one month

    (b) within two months

    (c) within one year

    (d) within six months

    8. The 73rd amendment of the Constitution of India is related to

    (a) Centre - State relations

    (b) Powers of the Supreme Court

    (c) Salaries and privileges of Members of Parliament

    (d) Panchayati Raj System

    9. Sovereignty of Indian Parliament is restricted by

    (a) Powers of the President of India

    (b) Judician review

    (c) Leader of the opposition

    (d) Powers of the Prime Minister of India

    10. The quorum of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha is

    (a) 1/5 of the total membership

    (b) 1/6 of the total membership

    (c) 1/10 of the total membership

    (d) 1/8 of the total membership

    11. Which of the following is not a Constitutional organ ?

    (a) Election Commission

    (b) Finance Commission

    (c) Inter-State Council

    (d) Planning Commission

    12. The recommendations of the Sarkaria Commission relate to

    (a) Distribution of Revenue

    (b) Powers and functions of the President of India

    (c) Membership of Parliament

    (d) Centre-State relations

    13. Who of the following Chief Justice of India acted as the President of India also?

    (a) Justice M. Hidayatullah

    (b) Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan

    (c) Justice P.N. Bhagwati

    (d) Justice B.K. Mukherjee

    14. The resolution for the removal of the Vice President of India can be proposed in

    (a) Lok Sabha only

    (b) Any House of Parliament

    (c) Joint Session of Parliament

    (d) Rajya Sabha only

    15. Which one of the following group of taxes collected by the Central Government are shared with the States?

    (a) Income Tax, Corporate Tax, Custom Duty

    (b) Income Tax, Corporate Tax, Excise Duty

    (c) Excise Duty, Cess on Income, Corporate Tax

    (d) Excise Duty, Cess on Income, Custom Duty

    16. Faun Income Insurance Scheme has become operational from the year

    (a) 1999-2000

    (b) 1995-1996

    (c) 2001-2002

    (d) 2003-2004

    17. The functions of the Lead Bank are performed by

    (a) State Bank of India

    (b) Reserve Bank of India

    (c) Any Bank

    (d) A bank designated for this purpose

    18. The latest Committee to submit its report on tax reforms is known as

    (a) Kelkar Committee

    (b) Chellia Committee

    (c) Narsimhan Committee

    (d) Vaghul Committee

    19. District Primary Education Programme was initiated in the year

    (a) 1991

    (b) 1994

    (c) 1996

    (d) 1999

    20. The most important cash crop of U.P. is

    (a) Potato

    (b) Sugarcane

    (c) Wheat

    (d) Pulses

    21. Competition Commission has been established in India in the year

    (a) 2001

    (b) 2002

    (c) 2003

    (d) 2004

    22. The Tax-G.D.P. ratio in India is nearly

    (a) 7.5 percent

    (b) 10.0 percent

    (c) 15.0 percent

    (d) 20.0 percent

    23. TI base year for computation of National Income in India now is

    (a) 1990-91

    (b) 1993-94

    (c) 1999-2000

    (d) 2000-2001

    24. Central Co-operative Banks work at

    (a) District level

    (b) Stale level

    (c) National level

    (d) Block level

    25. The song of Vande Mataram which served as a great inspiration to the patriotic sons of India in their freedom struggle is in book

    (a) Anand math

    (b) Durgesha - Nandini

    (c) Meghanad-Vadh kavya

    (d) Virangana Kavya

    26. Play-wright, musician and Director B.V. Karanth who died recently belonged to

    (a) Kerala

    (b) Tamilnadu

    (c) Karnataka

    (d) Andhra Pradesh

    27. The poet king who wrote verses in praise of Krishnaunder the name of Nagari Das was

    (a) Raja Umed Singh

    (b) Raja Ram Singh

    (c) Raja Chatrasal

    (d) Raja Savant Singh

    28. That Iumbini was the birth place of Buddha is attested by an inscription of

    (a) Ashoka

    (b) Pushyamitra Shunga

    (c) Kanishka

    (d) Harsha

    29. Who among the following was the Saint of the Varkari Sect?

    (a) Nimbarka

    (b) Chakradhara

    (c) Namadeva

    (d) Ramadasa

    30. According to Increasing population, arrange the following States and find out correct answer from the code.

    (a) Uttar Pradesh

    (b) West Bengal

    (c) Madhya Pradesh

    (d) Mahanshtra

    Code :

    (a) 1. 2. 3. 4

    (b) 1. 4, 2, 3

    (c) 2, 3, 1, 4

    (d) 3, 2, 4, 1

    31. There is a fear of decreasing sex ratio of the world in future due to increasing

    (a) Urbanization

    (b) Expectation of life

    (c) Sex determination tests

    (d) Women's status

    32. What is the minimum legal age of marriage for girls in India ?

    (a) 16 years

    (b) 18 years

    (c) 21 years

    (d) 23 years

    33. By 2001 literacy average in India touched

    (a) 65.387r of the population

    (b) 75.85% of the population

    (c) 54.16% of the population

    (d) 57.36% of the population

    34. Which of the following States has shown highest decadal growth of population during 1991-2001?

    (a) Manipur

    (b) Meghalaya

    (c) Nagaland

    (d) Sikkim

    35. Assertion (A): The Mediterranean regions have rainy winters.

    Reason (R): During winter they lie in the belt of the Westerlies.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    Code :

    (a) Both (A) & (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

    (b) Both (A) & (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.

    36. As per the 2001 Census India has 35 million-population cities, of which UP has

    (a) 2

    (b) 3

    (c) 5

    (d) 6

    37. The correct sequence of metropolitan cities on the basis of population size, in the descending order, as per Census of 2001, is

    (a) Delhi, Greater Mumbai. Kolkata. Ahmadabad

    (b) Chennai, Kolkata, Greater Mumbai, Delhi

    (c) Kolkata, Greater Mumbai. Chennai. Hyderabad

    (d) Greater Mumbai. Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore

    38. As per the Census of 2001, the least urbanised State of India is

    (a) Arunachal Pradesh

    (b) Assam

    (c) Himachal Pradesh

    (d) Uttaranchal

    39. Which of the following statements is false?

    (a) According to 2001 Census there are 35 million-population cities in India

    (b) Mumbai is the largest million-population city of the country.

    (c) KAVAL towns are the only million-population cities in Uttar Pradesh.

    (d) North-Eastem States have no million-population city.

    40. Global-500 Award is given for achievement in the helm of

    (a) Environmental protection

    (b) Movement against narcotics

    (c) Movement against terrorism

    (d)  Population control

    41. Urbanisation and Industrialisation are detrimental to

    (a) Sustainable development

    (b) Environment and Ecology

    (c) Preservation of biodiversity

    (d) All of the above

    42. The World Environment Day is :

    (a) January 5

    (b) February 6

    (c) June 5

    (d) July 6

    43. Global Warming is caused due to the emission of

    (a) Nitrogen

    (b) Carbon Dioxide

    (c) Carbon Mono-oxide

    (d) Hydro Carbon

    44. Which one of the following energy is most utilized in biomass ?

    (a) Atomic energy

    (b) Solar energy

    (c) Geothermal energy

    (d) Tidal energy

    45. Chaurabari glacier is located towards

    (a) South of Kedarnath temple

    (b) West of Kedamath temple

    (c) North of Kedarnath temple

    (d) East of Kedarnath temple

    46. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

    (a) Bailadila        - Madhya Pradesh

    (b) Kemangundi - Karnataka

    (c) Singhbhum   - Jharkhand

    (d) Mayurbhanj  - Orissa

    47. Arrange the following States in descending order of their length of National Highways. Use the code given below to select the correct answer.

    (a) Arunachal Pradesh

    (b) Mizoram

    (c) Nagaland

    (d) Sikkim

    (a) B      A     C    D

    (b) A      B     C    D

    (c) D      C     B    A

    (d) C      D     A    B

    48. The twelfth major port of India handling coal is being developed near

    (a) Chennai

    (b) Paradeep

    (c) Kakinada

    (d) Vishakhapatnam

    49. The leading producer of petroleum in India is

    (a) Assam

    (b) Gujarat

    (c) Maharashtra

    (d) Tamil nadu

    50. Which one of the following is the largest producer of coal in India?

    (a) Andhra Pradesh

    (b) Madhya Pradesh

    (c) Orissa

    (d) West Bengal

    51. Which one of the following States does not produce Mica ?

    (a) Jharkhand

    (b) Madhya Pradesh

    (c) Rajasthan

    (d) Andhra Pradesh

    52. Which one of the following rivers does not pass through Uttar Pradesh?

    (a) Ganja

    (b) Yamuna

    (c) Rainganga

    (d) Jhelum

    53. Sarnath is in the State of

    (a) Kerala

    (b) Maharashtra

    (c) Gujarat

    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    54. Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?

    (a) Ramagundam - Fertilizer

    (b) Chittaranjan - Locomotive

    (c) Korba - Aluminium

    (d) Pimpri - Pesticides

    55. In which country Krishna Janamashtmi was celebrated recently in the dining hall of its Parliament by setting up a temple ?

    (a) U.K.

    (b) U.S.A.

    (c) Canada

    (d) Mauritius

    56. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

    (a) Wet winter dry summer - Italy

    (b) Wet throughout the year - Sudan

    (c) Wet summer dry winter - Iran

    (d) Dry throughout the year - Chile

    57. Mount Titlis is in

    (a) Germany

    (b) France

    (c) Switzerland

    (d) U.S.A.

    58. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

    (a) Hamburg    - Elbe river

    (b) Belgrade     - Seine river

    (c) Kiev            - Don river

    (d) Lahore       - Sutlej river

    59. Which State of U.S.A. is also known as the 'Blue Grass State"?

    (a) California

    (b) Kentucky

    (c) Montana

    (d) Texas

    60. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

    (a) Donbas Basin  - Coal

    (b) Mesabi Range  - Copper

    (c) Mosul              - Petroleum

    (d) Transvall          - Gold

    61. Who is the Captain of the Indian Hockey team?

    (a) Dhanraj Pillai

    (b) Dilip Tirky

    (c) Jugraj Singh

    (d) Balbir Singh

    62. Who has scored highest number of runs in test cricket?

    (a) Allen Border

    (b) Sachin Tendulkar

    (c) Brian Lara

    (d) Sunil Gavaskar

    63. Who has scored the highest number of double centuries in test cricket?

    (a) Sachin Tendulkar

    (b) Sir Don Bradman

    (c) Brian Lara

    (d) Sanath Jaysuriya

    64. Who was declared best actor of the twentieth Century ?

    (a) Dilip Kumar

    (b) Devanand

    (c) Amitabh Bacchan

    (d) Sunil Dutt

    65. Who of the following won a medal for India in the last Olympic games?

    (a) Leander Paes

    (b) Mahesh Bhupathi

    (c) Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore

    (d) Anju Bobby George

    66. Indian international film festival was held in 2005 in

    (a) Mumbai

    (b) Chennai

    (c) New Delhi

    (d) Goa

    67. The Chairman of the Enquiry Commission constituted recently to study different aspects related to missing of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is

    (a) M.K. Bannerji

    (b) M.K. Chatlerji

    (c) M.K. Mukherji

    (d) A.K. Bhattacharya

    68. The first indigenously assembled T 90 S Battle Tankhas been named

    (a) Arjun

    (b) Bhima

    (c) Bhishma

    (d) Tarang

    69. The 29'" Olympic Games will be held in 2008 in

    (a) Beijing

    (b) Berlin

    (c) Rome

    (d) Tokyo

    70. The 12'h SAARC Summit was held in January 2004 at

    (a) Pakistan

    (b) Nepal

    (c) Sri Lanka

    (d) India

    71. Former President of U.S.A. Bill Clinton visited which of the following States of India in 2005?

    (a) Punjab

    (b) Tamilnadu

    (c) Utiar Pradesh

    (d) Himachal Pradesh

    72. Which of the following countries has recently rejoined the Commonwealth Nations?

    (a) Iran

    (b) Nepal

    (c) Pakistan

    (d) China

    73. In July 1004 about 100 children died in Tamil Nadu in a disastrous fire in a primary school in

    (a) Datrapuraro

    (b) Kumbakonain

    (c) Kamnaihpurani

    (d) Tuticorin

    74. Indian won a One Day International Cricket Match Series in 2005 against

    (a) South Africa

    (b) Australia

    (c) Sri Lanka

    (d) England

    75. Noted writer Arundhati Roy has bagged which of the following awards in 2004?

    (a) Booker Prize

    (b) Pulitzer Prize

    (e) Sydney Peace Prize

    (d) Lotus Literacy Award

    76. A man started walking from North to South. He turned left and then again right. In which direction was he ultimately moving?

    (a) East

    (b) West

    (c) North

    (d) South

    77. On January 1 of a leap year there was Wednesday. What was the day on January I of the previous year?

    (a) Tuesday

    (b) Wednesday

    (c) Thursday

    (d) Sunday

    78. If an electric train is moving from North to South, in which direction will smoke from the engine go?

    (a) South east

    (b) North cast

    (c) No smoke

    (d) North

    79. In the following sequence   the blank space will have

    (a) Q

    (b) S

    (c) U

    (d) X

    80. The total number of prime numbers between 10 to 50 is

    (a) 8

    (b) 9

    (c) 1 I

    (d) S

    81. What is 30% of 3 hours and 30 minutes?

    (a) 1 hour 10 minutes

    (b) 1 hour 3 minutes

    (c) I hour 5 minutes

    (d) 1 hour 15 minutes

    82. What is the missing number x in the following series ''

    (a) 38                                        (b) 40

    (c) 42                                        (d) 45

    83. If the word FATHER is coded as GARDEN, then the word WRITER will be coded as

    (a) ORPHEN                               (b) GODOWN

    (c) XORPEN                                (d) XRGPIN

    84. A mother is 25 years older than her daughter. Five years back she was six times her daughter's age at that time. How old is the mother now?

    (a) 25 years                                (b) 29 years

    (c) 32 years                                (d) 35 years

    85. A man's wages were reduced by 50%. Again the reduced wages were increased by 50%. What is the change is his wages ?

    (a) 75% gain                               (b) 25% loss

    (c) 30% loss                               (d) No change

    86. Ram buys a watch for Rs. 200. If he wants to earn a profit of 50% by allowing a discount of 50%, he should fix its sale price as

    (a) Rs. 300                                   (b) Rs. 450

    (c) Rs. 600                                   (d) Rs. 750

    87. A number, if increased by 10% becomes 242. The original number is

    (a) 230                                         (b) 220

    (c) 232                                          (d) 252

    88. What is the missing number in the following series?

                       2, 6, ______20, 30

    (a) 10                                             (b) 12

    (c) 15                                             (d) 22

    89 If coal is related with 'mine', then which of the following is related with 'water'?

    (a) River                                         (b) Pond

    (c) Well                                           (d) Rain

    (a) 100                                             (b) 10

    (c) 1                                                 (d) 1000

    91. The impact of Green Revolution was felt most in the production of

    (a) Wheat                                         (b) Rice

    (c) Pulses                                          (d) Oil Seeds

    92. The largest producer of Saffron in India is

    (a) Tamil Nadu                                   (b) West Bengal

    (c) Kashmir                                        (d) Kerala.

    93. Which of the following is related to 'Yellow Revolution"?

    (a) Fishery                                          (b) Food grains production

    (c) Milk production                              (d) Oilseeds production

    94. Which of the following is a disease of wheat crop ?

    (a) Rust                                               (b) Blast

    (c) Tikka                                              (d) None of the above

    95. Under which Five Year Plan did agriculture register a negative growth?

    (a) Third                                                (b) Fifth

    (c) Seventh                                           (d) Ninth

    96. The chief mosquito repellent is obtained from

    (a) Basil (Tota)                                       (b) Lemon (Nibu)

    (c)Marg of (Neem)                                  (d) Turmeric (Haldi)

    97. Which of the following is not a speculator in the Stock Exchange?

    (a) Bull                                                    (b) Bear

    (c) Broker                                               (d) Stag

    98. The largest public sector Commercial Bank of India is the :

    (a) Bank of India                                      (b) Reserve Bank of India

    (c) State Bank of India                             (d) Union Bank of India

    99. The development of tourism and hotel Industry In India is the function of

    (a) I.A.A.I.                                                (b) I.T.D.C.

    (c) I.T.C.                                                  (d) H.I.C.

    100. For a developing country like India small scale and cottage industries should be encouraged primarily because they

    (a) Equalise wealth distribution

    (b) Generate large employment opportunities

    (c) Produce at lower cost

    (d) Require lower capital investment

    101. Which of the following items is most significant item of Indian imports in terms of value at present ?

    (a) Machinery and Transport equipments

    (b) Pearls and precious stones

    (c) Electronics and computers

    (d) Patrol and petroleum products

    102. The term 'Paper Gold1 means

    (a) Special drawing rights of the I.M.F.

    (b) Special accommodation facility of the 'World Bank'

    (c) Currencies still on Gold standard

    (d) Deficit financing

    103. 'The Rolling Plan' for backward countries was suggested by

    (a) G. Myrdal                                           (b) W.A. Lewis

    (c) R. Nurkse                                           (d) A. Samuelson

    104. India earns the maximum foreign exchange through export of

    (a) Leather goods                                      (b) Handicrafts

    (c) Electronic goods                                   (d) Engineering goods

    105. The largest share of Revenue - receipts of Uttar Pradesh Government comes from :

    (a) Land Revenue

    (b) General Trade Tax

    (c) Share of Union excise duty

    (d) Registration fee

    106. 'Udyog Bandelier’ is a/an

    (a) Labour supplying agency

    (b) Sick industry r habilitation agency

    (c) Committee ID assist industrial units in solving time-bound establishment and related problems

    (d) agency for financing industrial development

    107. According to the Census of 2001, the women literacy in U.P. is

    (a) 33.57%                                         (b) 39.38%

    (c) 42.98%                                         (d) 44.38%

    108. Every year a fair is held on the tomb of famous Sufi Saint Haji Waris Ali Shah at

    (a) Fatehpur Sikri. Agra

    (b) Kaliar Saharanpur

    (c) Dewa Shareef Barabanki

    (d) Garh-mukteshwar,  Gaziabad

    109. North-Central Zone Cultural Centre is situated in

    (a) Delhi                                      (b) Allahabad

    (c) Lucknow                                (d) Varanasi

    110. Which of the following constitutes the third largest religious community in Uttar Pradesh?

    (a) Buddhists                              (b) Christians

    (c) Jains                                     (d) Sikhs

    111. The principal commercial crop of LLP. is

    (a) Cotton                                   (b) Jute

    (c) Sugarcane                              (d) Oil seeds

    112. Kisan Mitra Yojna was started in U.P. on

    (a) June 18, 2004                         (b) June 18, 2003

    (c) June 18. 2002                         (d) June 18, 2001

    113. The principal folk song of U.P. is

    (a) Dhamar                                   (b) Birha

    (c) Tappa                                      (d) Qauwwali

    114. Who of the following players from U.P. has won both the Arjun Award and the Laxman Award ?

    (a) Mohammad Kaif                       (b) R.P. Singh

    (c) Suresh Raina                             (d) Ranbir Singh

    115. The planet nearest to the Sun is

    (a) Mercury                                    (b) Earth

    (c) Venus                                       (d) Pluto

    116. Consider the following statements about ultrasonic waves :

    (1) They can destroy insects

    (2) They can clean clothes by removing dust

    (3) They can be used to treat diseases

    (4) They can control automatic doors Of the above statements

    (a)  (l) and (2) are correct

    (b) (3) and (4) are correct

    (c) (1), (2) & (3) are correct

    (d) All are correct

    117. Hydrogen, helium and methane are the main gases present on

    (a) Uranus, Neptune and Pluto

    (b) Jupiter, Saturn and Mars

    (c) Uranus, Neptune and Venus

    (d) Mars and Venus

    118. Weather monitoring device SODAR is established at

    (a) Jaipur                                 (b) Cuttack

    (c) Chandigarh                         (d) Kaiga and Kalpakkam

    119. After seven years of its journey, the spacecraft Cassini started encircling which of the following planets in June 2004 ?

    (a) Mercury                               (b) Jupiter

    (c) Mars                                    (d) Saturn

    120. I.C. chip used in computers is made of

    (a) Silicon                                   (b) Tungsten

    (c) Copper                                  (d) Platinum

    121. The main constituents of gun powder are

    (a) Potash, Sulphur and Carbon

    (b) Potash, Sulphur and Sodium

    (c) Sulphur, Carbon and Magnesium

    (d) Carbon. Potash and iron filings

    122. Unlike the fluid core of the earth the core of the moon is

    (a) Plasma                                 (b) Volatile gas

    (c) Viscous liquid                         (d) Solid

    123. The ring of Jupiter is composed of

    (a) silicates                                  (b) non-existent

    (c) very thick and opaque             (d) all the above

    124. Iodine is obtained from

    (a) Laminaria                                 (b) Poly siphonia

    (c) Chara                                       (d) Spirogyra

    125. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

    List-I (Plant)       List-II (Use)

    A. Brahmi             1. Ami diabetic

    B. Sadabahar        2. Carminative

    C. Pudina              3. Expectorant

    D. Tulsi                 4. Brain tonic

    Code:

          A    B    C    D

    (a) 1    4     3    2

    (b) 4    1     2    3

    (c) 2    3     4     I

    (d) 4    2     3     1

    126. Tuberculosis is cause by a

    (a) bacterium                                                   (b) virus

    (c) fungus                                                        (d) protozoan

    127. The largest invertebrate is

    (a) Octopus                                                       (b) Squid

    (c) Coral                                                            (d) Jelly fish

    128. Astigmatism is a disease of the

    (a) Ears                                                             (b) Eyes

    (c) Nose                                                            (d) Throat

    129. Extra glucose in body gets converted into glycogen and is stored in

    (a) Stomach                                                       (b) Liver

    (c) Pancreas                                                        (d) Bile

    130. At which place did Gautam Buddha give his first sermon ?

    (a) Vaishali (b) Bodhgaya

    (c) Rajgriha (d) Sarnath

    131. Who was the founder of Ram Krishna Mission?

    (a) Swami Vivekananda

    (b) Raja Rammohan Roy

    (c) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

    (d) Ramkrishna Paramhansa

    132. The first meeting of Rama and Hanuman takes place in which 'Kand' of Ramayan?

    (a) Kishkindha Kand                             (b) Sunder Kand

    (c) Bal Kand                                        (d) None of the above

    133. The great law giver of ancient times was

    (a) Ashoka                                          (b) Arya Bhatt

    (c) Manu                                              (d) Vatsyayana

    134. Which of the following civilisations flourished on the bank of River Nile?

    (a) Roman Civilisation                             (b) Indus Valley Civilisation

    (c) Greek Civilisation                               (d) Egyptian Civilisation

    135. Who among the following built the tomb of her Emperor husband ?

    (a) Shah Begum                                      (b) Haji Begum

    (c) Mumtaz Mahal Begum                        (d) Nurunnisa Begum

    136. A group of eunuches and ladies dominated in the Government under

    (a) Muhammad Shah (1719-48)

    (b) Ahmed Shah (1748-54)

    (c) Alamgir (1754-59)

    (d) Shah Alam II (1759-1806)

    137. Which one of the following rulers from Central Asia conquered North India in 1192 ?

    (a) Jalaluddin Mankbarni

    (b) Mahmud of Ghazni

    (c) Shihabuddin Muhammad Gauri

    (d) Chingiz Khan

    138. Who of the following was the first woman ruler of medieval India?

    (a) Razia Sultan                                  (b) Chand Bibi

    (c) Ourgavati                                     (d) Noorjahan

    139. The ruler of Mewar who was defeated in the battle of Khanua by Akbar in 1527 was

    (a) Rana Pratap                                  (b) Man Singh

    (c) Sawai Uday Singh                          (d) Rana Sanga

    140. Who among the following has been called the 'Father of Indian Unrest'?

    (a) B.G. Tilak                                       (b) G.K. Gokhale

    (c) Subhas Chandra Bose                     (d) Mahatma Gandhi

    141. 'Indian War of Independence 1857' is written by

    (a) S.N. Sen                                           (b) R.C. Majumdar

    (c) V.D. Savarkar                                   (d) S.B. Chaudhuri

    142. Who wrote the famous song 'Saare Jahan Se AchchaHindustan Hamara'?

    (a) Sahir Ludhianvi                                 (b) Sir Sayyad Ahmed Khan

    (c) Sir Muhammad Iqbal                        (d) Bahadur Shah Zafar

    143. Aishwarya Rai played the role of a widow in the Bengali film 'Chokher Bali'. What was the widow's name?

    (a) Ragini                                              (b) Mitali

    (c) Shushmita                                       (d) Binodhini

    144. The Bollywood actor who was recently (2004) awarded OBE (Order of the British Empire) by British Crown is

    (a) Jackie Shroff                                    (b) Om Puri

    (c) Devanand                                       (d) Anil Kapoor

    145. The historic "Dandi March" is associated with

    (a) Boycott of elections

    (b) Violation of 'Salt Law'

    (c) Hindu-Muslim Unity

    (d) Abolition of untouchability

    146. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

    (a) 1940 _ Lahore Session of Indian National Congress

    (b) 1931 _ Execution of Rajguru

    (c) 1921 _ Commencement of Non-Cooperation Movement

    (d) 1920 _ Rowlatt Satyagraha

    147. Who of the following had called Mohammad Ali Jinnahas 'Ambassador of Hindu Muslim Unity'?

    (a) Annie Besant                        ( b) Sarojini Naidu

    (c) Balgangadhar Tilak                 (d) None of the above

    148. Who said, "Freedom is almost within reach, we have to seize it"?

    (a) Mahatma Gandhi                    (b) Subhash Chandra Bose

    (c) Jawahar Lai Nehru                  (d) Shaukat Ali

    149. The President of the Indian National congress in 1885was

    (a) George Yule                           (b) Dadabhai Naoiozi

    (c) W.C. Bannerji                         (d) W. Wedderburn

    150.  Shyamji Krishna Verma established Indian Home Rule Society in

    (a) London                                   (b) Paris

    (c) Berlin                                      (d) San Francisc

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