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1.It’s time you went out and …. your own living
Answer:- b) earned
2.The elephant fell into a………. the hunters had set.
Answer:- (b) trap.
3.The dress isn’t really tight. It’ll ……… when you’ve worn it.
Answer:- (d) stretch.
4.With his back to the old man, he stood at the window, fists clenched, and his shoulders……. with his choked sobbing.
Answer:- (b) shook
5.The bereaved mother proudly received the gallantry award……. her brave son who had laid down his life in the recent war.
(a) in the name of
(b) in lieu of
(c) on behalf of
(d) for the sake of
Answer:- (c) on behalf of
Directions: Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word followed by for words. Select the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.
6.She always organises lavish parties on birthdays.
Answer:- (a) frugal
7.The soldier was greatly praised for his valour.
Answer:- (b) cowardice.
8. These regions are very fertile.
Answer:- (c) barren
9. Some sick immigrants were detained at the airport.
Answer:- (b) natives
10.The questions were so elementary that anyone could pass the test.
(b) unusual primary
Answer:- (d) advanced
Directions: Each item in this section consists of a sentence with an underlined word followed by four words. Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word and mark your response in your Answer Sheet accordingly.
11.Today the newspaper is full of carnage and violence.
Answer:- (a) bloodshed
12.This religious gift, that makes men human, is still alive in Indian souls.
Answer:- (b) spiritual
13. It is difficult for us to imagine how much this safety means to everyone.
Answer:- (b) understand.
14.Public service is not merely something that occupies the hours you are doing it, but invades all your life and experience and affects them in one way or the other.
Answer:- (c) covers.
15.He was, in the early part of the twentieth century, a staunch nationalist of the liberal fold.
Answer:- (d) tolerant
Directions: Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b) and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e. (a) or (b) or (e). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d).
|Neither the servants||nor the clerk||has done this||No error|
Answer:- (d) No error
|The car which went past us||When we were driving on the highway||must have been doing at least a hundred miles an hour.||No error|
Answer:- (b)When we were driving on the highway
Raju will be back home in an year after his stay abroad.
|Raju will be back home||in an year||Raju will be back home in an year after his stay abroad. hour.||No error|
Answer:- (b) in an year
|I have||Much work||to do||No error|
Answer:- (d) No error
Psychology did not develop into a science based of careful observation
|Psychology did not develop in to a science||based of careful observation||and experimentation until the late 1800s||No error|
Answer:- (b) based of careful observation
21How many times does the digit 3 appear 25. between 1 and 100 such that the number where 3 appears is not divisible by 3?
Answer:- (b) 12
22.Which one of the following is the remainder when 74100 is divided by 9?
Answer:- (d) 7
25. Let n(>1) be a composite natural number whose square root is not an integer. Consider the following statements:
1.n has a factor which is greater than 1 but less than the square root of n.
2.n has a factor which is greater than the square root of n but less than n.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2.
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer:- (c) Both 1 and 2.
26.What is the equivalent decimal value of binary 2 number 101110?
Answer:- (a) 46
27.Which one of the following basic operations for converting raw input data into useful information is not performed by all computers?
Answer:- (c) Switching
28.Which one of the following memories is extremely fast and acts as a high-speed buffer between the CPU and the main memory?
(c) Flash Memory
(d) Cache Memory.
Answer:- d) Cache Memory.
23. Which one of the following is the arithmetic mean of √3-√2 and its reciprocal?
24.Suppose x and y are two positive numbers such that when x is reduced by 2 and y is increased by 2, the ratio becomes 2:1; and when x is increased by 2 and y is reduced by 2, 28. the ratio becomes 3:1. Which one of the following is equal to x-y?
29.Which one of the following is not a web browser?
(a) Internet Explorer
(d) Google Chrome
Answer:- c) Fedora.
30.Which one of the following represents 1GB of information?
(a) 1024 KB
(b) 1024 MB.
(c) 1024 TB
(d) 1024 PB
Answer:- b) 1024 MB.
31. Where did Gandhiji put in his first major public appearance after returning from South Africa in 1915?
(a) Bombay University
(d) Banaras Hindu University
Answer:- d) Banaras Hindu University
32.Who among the following is the author of “Gandhi as Mahatma’?
(a) Mahadev Desai
(b) Shahid Amin
(c) Louis Fischer
(d) David Arnold
Answer:- b) Shahid Amin
33.Who among the following was the President of the Indian National Congress at the time of independence of India ?
(a) Pattabhi Sitaramayya
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(e) Abul Kalam Azad
(d) J.B. Kripalani
Answer:- d) J.B. Kripalani
34.During 1931, under whose leadership, did a strong Kisan Sabha Movement develop in the Gaya District of Bihar ?
(a) Yadunandan Sharma
(e) Sheetla Sahai
(d) Tilka Manjhi
Answer:- b) Sahajanand
35.Who produced the Pirpur Report (1938)
(a) Muslim League
(b) Unionist Party
(d) Indian National Congress
Answer:- a) Muslim League
36.Which one of the following facts pertaining to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is not correct?
(a) The NGT was set up in the year 2010.
(b) Its purpose is to ensure effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other naturalresources.
(c) It is bound by the procedure laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure,
(d) It is guided by the principles of natural justice.
Answer:- c and d
37.Which one of the following is the mandate of the Committee on Estimates?
(a) It reports on what economies, improvements in organization, efficiency or administrative reform consistent with the policy underlying the estimates, may be effected.
(b) It scrutinizes appropriation and finance accounts of the Government
(c) It examines reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General and whether public undertakings are run efficiently.
(d) It examines bills on matters of general public interest.
38.According to the Economic Survey 2020-21, 41. which one of the following will be India’s real GDP growth in the year 2021-22 ?
Answer:- b) 11%
39.Which one of the following is the acronym for the word ‘NITT in NITI Aayog?
(a) National Integration and Transformation of India
(b) National Institution for Transforming India
(c) National Institution for Technological India
(d) National Institution for Trust in India
Answer:- b) National Institution for Transforming India
40. Which one of the following is not a correct description of the Namami Gange Programme ?
(a) It is an initiative of the Ministry of Jal Shakti.
(b) It primarily covers villages in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha..
(c) It aims to make villages on the banks of the river Ganga open defecation-free.
(d) It aims to transform some villages on the banks of the river Ganga as Ganga Grams.
Answer:- b) It primarily covers villages in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha
41.Which one of the following is not a female reproductive organ in humans?
Answer:- (d) Stamen.
42.Which one of the following cannot be called “Amphibian of the Plant Kingdom”?
Answer:- (d) Marchantia
43.Which one of the following is not a consequence of deforestation?
(a)Increased groundwater table
(b) Decreased biodiversity
(e) Increased soil erosion
(d) Decreased rainfall
Answer:- (a)Increased groundwater table
44.Which one of the following chromosomes has a mismatched pair in a normal human male?
(a) Chromosome number 21
(b) Chromosome number 18
(d) Chromosome number 13
Answer:- (c) X-chromosome
45.The word ‘Vaccine’ has been derived from a Latin word having meaning
(d) Guinea pig
Answer:- (c) Cow
46.Which one of the following statements is true with regard to the image formation by two eyes of a person?
(a) Both the eyes see exactly the same. image.
(b) One eye sees half portion of the object.
(c) Both the eyes combine the two images seen by them.
(d) Each eye sees a slightly different image.
Answer:- (d) Each eye sees a slightly different image.
47.Which one of the following statements is correct?
Wavelength of microwaves ranges between
a)infrared waves and radio waves. visible waves and infrared light.
(b) (c) 7-rays and X-rays.
(d) X-rays and visible waves.
Answer:- a)infrared waves and radio waves. visible waves and infrared light.
48.Which one of the following is the size of hydrogen atom?
(a) 10-10 m
(b) 10 pm
(c) 10 mm
(d) 1000 Å
Answer:- (a) 10-10 m
49.Which one of the following statements regarding force is correct?
(a) A positive force implies attractive nature.
(b) A negative force implies repulsive nature.
(c) A positive force can be both attractive and repulsive in nature.
(d) A negative force implies attractive nature.
Answer:- (c) A positive force can be both attractive and repulsive in nature.
50.When a dielectric material is kept in an external electric field, which one of the following phenomena may be realized?
Answer:- (b) Polarization
51.Which one of the following substances, when added to water, will not change the pH 7
Answer:- (d) NaCl
52Which one of the following, on adding to water, will not scatter a beam of light ?
(a) Copper sulphate
(b) Chalk powder
Answer:- (b) Chalk powder
53.Which one of the following will not be reduced by metallic zine?
Answer:- (d) Al³+
54.Who among the following discovered Proton ?
(a) J.J. Thomson
(b) E. Goldstein
(c) E. Rutherford
(d) J. Chadwick
Answer:- (c) E. Rutherford
55.Consider the following balanced equation:
CO(g) + 2H₂(g) CH₂OH() How many moles of CH₂OH() can be obtained by reacting 2-0 mole of CO (g) with
2-0 mole of H₂(g) ? 1
Answer:- a) 1
56.Which one of the following pairs of Zonal Railways and their Headquarters is not correctly matched?
(d) Northern-New Delhi
Answer:- (a) Central-Nagpur
57.Tri-service contingent of which one of the following countries participated in India’s Republic Day parade in 2021?
Answer:- d) Bangladesh
58.Which one of the following does not figure in the list of languages in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India?
Answer:- b) Bhoti
58As a routine exercise, Operations Garam Hawa’ and ‘Sard Hawa’ are conducted by
Answer:- (a) BSF
60.Who among the following was the founder of Swatantra Party?
(a) C. Rajagopalachari
(b) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
(c) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
(d) Acharya Narendra Dev
Answer:- (a) C. Rajagopalachari
59.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Lint II (Explanation)
- Permanent cloning down of a place of employment
- Any person employed in any industry to do skilled, unskilled or manual work
- Temporary closing down of workplace by the management
- Cessation of work by employees
2 4 3.
62.Who is an ‘Adolescent’ as per the Factories Act, 1948?
(a) Who has completed 15 years of age but is less than 18 years
(b) Who is less than 18 years
(c) Who has completed 14 years of age but is less than 18 years
(d) Who has completed 16 years of age but is less than 18 years
Answer:- (a) Who has completed 15 years of age but is less than 18 years
63.What is a controlled industry?
(a) Any industry the control of which by the Union has been declared by any Central
Act to be expedient in the public interest (b) Any industry the control of which by the State has been declared by any State Act
to be expedient in the public interest
(c) Any industry the control of which by the 67. Which one of the following statements is Municipal bodies has been declared by any Municipal Rules to be expedient in the public interest
(d) Any industry the control of which by the State has been declared by any Central Act to be expedient in the public interest
Answer:- (a) Any industry the control of which by the Union has been declared by any Central
24.What is the minimum number of members 1 required for registration of a Trade Union ?
(a) 2 members
(b) 3 members
(c) 7 members
(d) 10 members
Answer:- (c) 7 members
Which of the following disputes is/are considered as trade dispute(s) under the provision of the Trade Union Act, 1926?
Any dispute of any person connected with 1. Employment
- Conditions of Labour
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3 only
Answer:- (c) 1, 2 and 3
66.Which one of the following is not a language translator?
Answer:- (b) Linker
Which one of the following statements is correct?
A device driver of output devices
(a) interprets input provided by users into computer usable form.
(b) interprets computer output into user understandable form.
(c) translates user inputs into output device.
(d) facilitates user to communicate with output device.
Answer:- (c) translates user inputs into output device.
68.Which one of the following registers is used to keep track of the next instruction to be executed?
(a) Memory address register.
(b) Memory buffer register
(e) Program counter
(d) Memory data register
Answer:- (e) Program counter
69.Which one of the following is not an audio file format?
Answer:- a) MIDI
70.Which one of the following denotes a sequential electronic circuit that is used to store 1-bit of information?
Answer:- (c) Flip-flop
71.Which one of the following does ‘Nirguna Bhakti refer to ?
(a) Shaivite form of worship
(b) Vaishnavite form of worship
(c) Incarnation worship
(d) Abstract form of God worship
Abswer (d) Abstract form of God worship
What did Ain-i-Akbari seek to promote within the frontiers of the Mughal State?
(a) Social disharmony influenced by the whims of the nobility
(b) Cessation of the provincial units from central rule
(c) Social harmony with the support of a strong ruling class
(d) Establishment of a rule of rural republics by overthrowing the Mughal suzerainty
Answer: (c) Social harmony with the support of a strong ruling class
Gandhiji’s Salt March to Dandi was started. from which one of the following places?
(a) Kochrab Ashram
(b) Sabarmati Ashram.
(c)Ahmedabad Textile Mill
(d) Ahmedabad Jail
Answer:- (b) Sabarmati Ashram.
74.Who among the following was not a member of the Socialist group in the Congress Party?
(a) Jayaprakash Narayan
(b) Rajendra Prasad
(c) N.G. Ranga
Answer:- (b) Rajendra Prasad
Which one of the following was not recommended in Macaulay’s 1835 Minute on Education?
(a) Teaching in English medium
(b) “Liberal literary training
(c) Teaching of Western texts alone at higher levels of education
(d) Teaching of both Western and Oriental texts at higher levels of education.
Answer:- (d) Teaching of both Western and Oriental texts at higher levels of education.
76.Which one of the following States will be directly connected with Assam by the proposed bridge between Dhubri and Phulbari over. river Brahmaputra?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
Answer:- (b) Meghalaya
77.Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1.India is a signatory to the Ramsar Convention
2.The Ramsar Convention is wetland conservation.
3.At present there are 76 Ramsar Sites in India.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1, 2 and 3
c) 1 only
(d) 1 and 2 only
Answer:- (d) 1 and 2 only
78.Which one of the following is not an objective under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)?
(a) Providing subsidies to use fertilizer, high yielding varieties (HYV) and pesticides
(b) To achieve convergence of investments in irrigation at the field level
To expand cultivable area under assured
irrigation Improving on-farm water use efficiency (d)
Answer:- (a) Providing subsidies to use fertilizer, high yielding varieties (HYV) and pesticides
79.In which one of the following places, was Asia’s first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) set up in 1965?
Answer:- b) Kandla
80.Which one of the following is the name of the scheme introduced as a well-targeted systemof service delivery to LPG customers ?
Answer:- (b) PAHAL
Which one of the following is the average of all prime numbers between 21 and 55 ?
Answer:- c) 38-00
82.If the ratio of speeds of ‘A’ and ‘B’ is 5:6 and ‘B’ allows ‘A’ a start of 70 metres in a 1-2 km race, who will win the race and by what distance?
(a) ‘A’ wins by 30 m.
(b) ‘B’ wins by 200 m.
(c) ‘B’ wins by 130 m.
(d) The race finishes in a dead heat.
Answer:- (c) ‘B’ wins by 130 m.
83.M’ is 60 years old. ‘R’ is 5 years junior to ‘M’ and 4 years senior to V. The youngest brother of ‘V’ is ‘B’ and he is 6 years junior to ‘V”. What is the age difference between M’ and ‘B’?
(a) 18 years
(b) 15 years.
(d) 11 years
Answer:- b) 15 years.
84.The English alphabet is reordered in the is following manner:
The first 6 letters are written in opposite order, the next 6 letters are written in opposite order and so on. At the end, ‘Y is interchanged with 7. Which one of the following is the fourth letter to the right of the 13th letter?
Answer:- (a) N
85.If ‘a’ varies as ‘b’, then which of the following statements is/are correct?
Answer:- (b) a/b2 various inversely as b
86.nth root of a b varies as (2n)th root of a b².
varies inversely as b.
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
86.Which one of the following statements about Trial Balance in correct?
(a) It is a book containing different accounts of an entity.
(b)It is a statement containing balances of debtors of an entity.
(c) It is a statement containing balances of debtors and creditors of an entity.
(d) It is a statement containing the various ledger balances of an entity on particular date. a
Answer:- d) It is a statement containing the various ledger balances of an entity on particular date.
87. Wages paid for installation of machinery debited to which one of the following accounts?
(b) Machinery Account
(c) Installation Account
(d) Profit and Loss Account
Answer:- b) Machinery Account
88.When are current liabilities payable ?
(a) Within a year
(b) After one year but within five years
(c) Within five years
(d) Subject to a contingency
Answer:- (a) Within a year
89.Is the total of Debit and Credit side of Trial Balance the same?
(a) No, there are some times good reason why they differ.
(b) Yes, always.
(c) Yes, except where the Trial Balance is extracted at the year end.
(d) No, because it is not a Balance Sheet.
Answer:- b) Yes, always.
Which one of the following is the first book in which the transactions of a business unit are recorded?
(b) Cash Book
Answer:- d) Journal
91.Who among the following did not represent 94. the militant nationalist school of thought in India?
(a) Ashwini Kumar Dutt
(b) Vishnushastri Chiplunkar
(e) Krishna Kumar Mitra
(d) Lala Lajpat Rai
Answer:- e) Krishna Kumar Mitra
92.Which one of the following statements about the situation in the Ryotwari areas is correct?
A large amount of land passed into the hands of the money lenders, merchants and rich peasants, who usually utilised 96. the services of the tenants.
(b) Landless labourers became the land owners.
(c) It stopped the practice of leasing out
land to tenants at high prices.
(d) Landlordism was totally destroyed.
Answer:- b) Landless labourers became the land owners.
93.In the year 1911, who among the following formed the Social Service League in Bombay?
(a) G.K. Gokhale
(b) S.A. Dange
(c) N.M. Joshi
(d) M.R. Jayakar
Answer:- c) N.M. Joshi
Who among the following was not part of the group of ‘no-changers’ in the Congress Party?
(a) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(b) Dr. Ansari
(c) Babu Rajendra Prasad
(d) Motilal Nehru
Answer:- d) Motilal Nehru
95.Who among the following was not a member of the Cabinet Mission?
(c) A.V. Alexander
(d) Lord Wavell
Answer:- d) Lord Wavell
Who among the following is the first player in the history of Test Cricket to take 200 wickets against left-handed batsmen?
(n) Muttiah Muralitharan
(b) James Michael Anderson
(d) Ravichandran Ashwin
Answer:- d) Ravichandran Ashwin
97.Who among the following Speakers of Lok Sabha formally disassociated from the political party after his election as the Speaker?
(a) G.V. Mavalankar
(b) Sardar Hukam Singh
(e) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
(d) P.A. Sangma
Answer:- e) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
97UNESCO has been observing February 21 as the International Mother Language Day since 2000. The idea to celebrate the International Mother Language Day was the initiative of which of the following nations ?
(a) Sri Lanka
98What is the maximum amount of gratuity payable to the employees under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 ?
15,00,000 b) Bangladesh
Answer:- (d) 20,00,000
101What is the maximum number of hours in a week that an adult worker is allowed to work for?
(a) 35 hours
(b) 40 hours
(e) 45 hours
(d) 48 hours
Answer:- (d) 48 hours
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was recently selected as the first woman Director-General of WTO. She hails from which one of the following countries?
Answer:- c) Nigeria
103.What is the maximum period in which the appropriate government shall review and revise the minimum rates of wages under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 ?
(b) 3 years
(c) 4 years
d) 5 years
Answer:- d) 5 years
100.The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport (d) 5 years Project will connect India with which one’ of the following countries?
104.Under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, what is the maximum amount that can be deposited during a financial year?
(a) 1-5 lakh
(c) 2 lakh
(d) 2-5 lakh
Answer:- (a) 1-5 lakh
117. If W1 and W2 are weights of two solid iron balls of radii 1/2 metre and 1/3 metre respectively, then which one of the following is equal to w1:w2
Answer:- b) 27:8
113. A copy of the famous 16th century art work Salvator Mundi’, which was reportedly stolen, has recently been recovered by the Police in Italy. The painting is attributed to whom among the following?
(a) Vincent van Gogh
(b) Pablo Picasso
(d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer:- (d) Leonardo da Vinci
114.The Global Firepower Index-2021, a military strength ranking, placed India at which rank?
Answer:- c) 4th
115.Naomi Osaka won the women’s singles title of the Australian Open Tennis Tournament, 2021. Who among the following was defeated by her in the finals?
(a) Venus Williams
(b) Jennifer Brady
(c) Serena Williams
(d) Simona Halep
Answer:- b) Jennifer Brady
116.The average age of a husband and his wife was 23 years when they were married 5 years ago. The average age of the husband, the wife and their child is 20 years now. How old is the child now?
(a) 9 months
(b) 1 year
(c) 3 years
(d) 4 years.
Answer:- (d) 4 years.
105 What is the minimum and maximum age at Which one of the following concerns prepares which a subscriber can join the Atal Pension Yojana?
(a) 21 years and 58 years respectively
b)18 years and 40 years respectively.
18 years and 50 years respectively (c)
(d) 21 years and 60 years respectively
Answer:- b)18 years and 40 years respectively.
106.Which one of the following denotes Gross Profit?
(a) Cost of goods sold + Opening stock
(b) Sales less cost of goods sold
(c) Sales less Purchases
(d) Net profit less Expenses of the period
Answer:- (b) Sales less cost of goods sold
107.What is the underlying accounting concept that supports no anticipation of profits but provision for all possible losses?
108 Which one of the following accounting concepts is applied by an entity, when events such as new competitor entering in the market and rift between production and marketing departments are not disclosed in the books of accounts?
(b) Money Measurement
(c) Revenue Recognition
Answer:- (b) Money Measurement