91. In the Union Government, the Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to
a) Prime Minister b) Lok Sabha
c) Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
d) Union Cabinet
92. If the annual Union Budget is not passed by Lok Sabha,
a) the President of India asks the Finance Minister to resign
b) the Prime Minister asks the Finance Minister to resign
c) the speaker of the Lok Sabha asks the Finance Minister to modify it and present it again
d) the Prime Minister submits the resignation of his cabinet
93. The Judges of a High Court are appointed by
a) The President of India
b) The Governor of the State concerned
c) The Chief Justice of India
d) Union Ministry of Law
94. Whose duty is it to recommend to the President of India as to the dis tribution and allocation of the net proceeds of taxes in the context of Centre-State fiscal relations?
a) Planning Commission
b) Finance Commission
c) National Development Council
d) Union Ministry of Finance
95. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
List I(Crops) List II (Producer)
A. Tea 1. Andhra Pradesh
B. Jute 2. Kerala
C. Rubber 3. Orissa
D. Tobacco 4. Tamil Nadu
Code: A B C D
a) 4 3 2 1
b) 4 2 3 1
c) 1 3 2 4
d) 1 2 3 4
96. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
List I (Lake) List II (State)
A. Chilika Lake 1. Andhra Pradesh
B. Kolleru Lake 2. Kerala
C. Sambhar Lake 3. Orissa
D. Vembanad Lake 4. Rajasthan
Code: A B C D
a) 2 1 4 3
b) 3 1 4 2
c) 2 4 1 3
d) 3 4 1 2
97. Which of the following is the longest river of India?
a) Ganga b) Brahmaputra
c) Jamuna d) Sutlej
98. Among the following who was the personal physician of Gautam Buddha?
a) Sushruta b) Charak
c) Jeevaka d) Nagarjuna
99. The focus of the Bharat Nirman Programme launched in 2005-06 is principally to?
a) Bridge the gap between small towns and metro cities and impro- ve the quality of life of the poor
b) Bridge the gap between the slums and regular colonies in metro cities and improve the quality of life of the poor
c) Bridge the gap between the rural and urban areas and improve the quality of life of the poor
d) Bridge the gap between the poor and the rich in the rural areas and improve the quality of life of the poor
100. The objective of the National Rural Livelihood Mission is to eradicate poverty by?
a) 2012-13 b) 2013-14
c) 2014-15 d) 2015-16
101.Which one of the following taxes is levied by the State Government in India?
a) Service tax b) Sales tax
c) Excise duty
d) Securities transaction tax
102.Which one of the following languages was added to the list of scheduled languages of India as per the 92nd Amendment in 2003?
a) Manipuri b) Konkani
c) Santhali d) Kasmiri
103.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
List I National Park List II State
A. Silent Valley 1. Kerala
B. Kaziranga 2. Assam
C. Dudwa 3. Uttar Pradesh
D. Sariska 4. Rajasthan
Code: A B C D
a) 1 2 3 4
b) 4 5 2 3
c) 1 5 4 3
d) 5 4 3 2
104.For India's next lunar mission, Chandrayan-2, the country has teamed up with which other country?
a) USA b) Japan c) China d) Russia
105. The Prime mission of the 'National Mission on Sustainable Habitat' is to?
a) Systematically change the land use pattern
b) Ensure afforestation of degraded forest lands and expand forest cover
c) Develop climate resistant crops and improve agricultural practices
d) Promote energy efficiency as a core component of urban planning
106."Carbon Credits" are issued in the terms of units of Certified Emission Reduction (CER). Each CER is equivalent to?
a) 1 kg of CO2 reduction
b) 10kg of CO2 reduction
c) 100 kg of CO2 reduction
d) 1 tonne of CO2 reduction
107.Tomatoes are rich in which one of the following antioxidants?
a) Allicin b) Curcumin
c) Lignans d) Lycopene
108.Consider the following:
1. Vulnerability to death at a relati-vely early age
2. Adult literacy rate
3. Percentage of the population not using an improved water source
4. Percentage of families having water-seal toilets
Which of the above dimensions are used for measuring the Human Poverty Index-1 (HPI-1) as per the UNDP?
a) 1, 2, 3 b) 2,3,4 c) 1,2,3,4 d) 4
109. How is the Human Poverty Index-2 (HPI-2) different from the Human Poverty Index-1 (HPI-1) as described in the UNDP?
a) It also captures the Financial Inclusion
b) It also captures the Social Exclusion
c) It also captures the Geriatric Empowerment
d) It also captures the Occupational Health
110. Consider the following statements:
1. The per capita income of Kerala is much higher than the national average.
2. The female literacy rate of Kerala is much higher than the national average
3. The transport network in Kerala provides easy access to healthcare services
4. Effective land reform has permit- ted the poor people in Kerala to gain access to land resources.
Which of the above stand true for the state of Kerala and have helped the state to surpass the other states in achieving better health indices?
a) 1,2,3 b) 2,3,4 c) 1,2,3,4 d) 2
111.While managing a mass disaster, the term 'triage' applies to
a) It is the principle of 'first come, first treated
b) It is the classification of the in- jured on the basis of severity of in -juries with the concept of treating the most seriously injured first
c) It is the classification of the inju- red on the basis of severity of in- juries with the concept of treating the children and adolescent first.
d) It is the classification of the injured on the basis of severity of injuries with the concept of trea- ting those first who are likely to survive with medical intervention
112.The internationally accepted four-colour code system has been adopted by many countries to carry out traige in the situation of mass emergencies. Match the colour with its significance and pick the correct answer using the code given below.
List I List II
A. Red 1.Moribund Patients
B. Yellow 2. Medium Priority
C. Green 3. High Priority
D. Black 4. Ambulatory patients
Code: A B C D
a) 2 3 4 1
b) 3 2 4 1
c) 2 3 1 4
d) 3 2 1 4
113.Consider the following statements.
1. The state emblem of India is an adaptation from the Sarnath Lion
2. The Sarnath Lion originallycomes from the capital of Asoka the Emperor
3. The Government adopted the emblem on 15th August 1947
4. In the original Sarnath Capital, there are four lions
Which of the above statements stand true with regard to the state emblem of India?
a) 1,2,3 b) 1,2,4 c) 1,2,3,4 d) 1,3
114.The National flag is horizontal tri-colour. The deep saffron colour at the top represents?
a) Faith and chivalry
b) Peace and harmony
c) Truth and wisdom
d) Courage and sacrifice
115. In India, the farmers traditionally sow the "kharif" crop during which of the following months?
a) October/November b) June/July
116. All of the following Indian rivers are snow-fed except?
a) Sone b) Jhelum
c) Chenab d) Sutlej
117.All of the following rivers join the Ganga except:?
a) Gumti b) Mahanadi
c) Alaknanda d) Sone
118.Which one of the following is not an ionising radiation?
a) Infrared radiation b) X-rays
c) Gamma rays d) Cosmic rays
119.Human beings can tolerate a daily exposure of up to what level of noise without suffering a substantial damage to hearing?
a) 25 dB b) 45 dB c) 65 dB d) 85 dB
120. Which of the following is the National Aquatic Animal of India?
a) Salt Water Crocodile b) Sea Turtle
c) Dugong d) Dolphin
91) b, 92) d, 93) a, 94) b, 95) a,
96) b, 97) a, 98) c, 99) c, 100) d, 101) b,
102) c, 103) a, 104) d, 105) d, 106) d,
107) d, 108) a, 109) b, 110) d, 111) d,
112) b, 113) b, 114) d, 115) b, 116) a,
117) b, 118) a, 119) c, 120) d,