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1. The temperature of Solar surface called “Photosphere is about – 6000 k

2. Why does the water in an earthen pot cool in summer?- It is due to phenomenon of evaporation

3. The audible range of human ear is – 20 to 20,000 hz

4. An ultrasonic scanner is a device used to – locate tumours in a tissue

5. Echo is heard due to – reflection

6. A woman’s voice is shriller than man’s voice due to – higher frequency

7. Bats can fly in the dark because of – ultrasonic

8. A device in which electric fluctuations are converted into sound fluctuations is known as – Telephone

9. If a band is played on moon, the sound will – not be heard at all

10. Which mirror is used as a shaving mirror? – Plane mirror

11. Which of the following is most suitable for electromagnets – Soft iron

12. In an electric bulb the filament is made up of – Tungsten

13. What is essential for the material used for a fuse wire? – It should have low melting point

14. Communication satellites are – Geostationary satellites

15. Which is most plastic? – Steel

16. Sun heats earth by – Radiation

17. Sea is blue because of – reflection of sky and scattering of light by water molecules

18. What is a ‘Black Hole’? – A collapsed star

19. Why are light coloured clothes preferred in summer? – They are poor absorbers of heat

20. Which of the following will produce maximum energy in our body, when taken in equal amounts? – Butter

21. Washing soda is chemically – sodium carbonate

22. The most abundant metal in the earth’s crust is - Aluminum

23. Milk is a/an – emulsion

24. Which of the following is used to prepare dry ice? – Carbon dioxide

25. The pH of blood is – greater than 7 and lesser than 8

26. Enzymes are – proteins

27. The sparkling red colour after a blast of fire crackers is due to the presence of – Strontium

28. Lead of pencils contain – Graphite

29. Glass is best described as a/an – super-cooled liquid

30. The main component of cotton is? – cellulose

31. Dettol acts as an – Antiseptic

32. The ordinary table sugar is a form of – Sucrose

33. The protein found in wool is - keratin

34. 95% ethanol is called – rectified spirit

35. Nylon is classified as a – Polyamide

36. Meningitis is can be cured by – Sulpha drugs

37. The gas cylinders which we use in our homes contain – Propane and Butane

38. Tamarind used in cooking contains – Tartaric acid

39. The chemical name of aspirin is – acetyl salicylic acid

40. Nowadays vinegar made from cane-sugar contains – Acetic acid

41. Fats and oils are mixtures of – Esters

42. The metal present in Vitamin B12 is – Cobalt

43. Refrigerant liquid used in a refrigerator, is – Nitrogen

44. The covering of a medicine capsule is made of – Cellulose

45. Maximum percentage of poly unsaturated fatty acid is found in – sunflower oil

46. The practice of growing plants in nutrient rich water without soil is called – Hydroponics

47. Vector of Kala-azar disease is – Sand fly

48. Which one of the following insects is called social insect? - Ant

49. The largest living flightless bird is – Rhea

50. To make teeth strong, the nutrient needed is –Calcium

51. Daily carbohydrate requirement of a normal person is – 300-350 gram

52. In the absence of carbohydrates and fats, the energy is supplied by the oxidation of ? – Proteins

53. The mineral salt essential for the formation of Hemoglobin and Chromatin is – Iron

54. Which of the following elements plays an important role in the formation of Thyroxine hormone – Iodine

55. The element which plays an important role in blood clotting is – Potassium

56. A fat soluble vitamin is - Vitamin D

57. The minimum daily requirement of vitamin A of a normal person is about – 10 mg

58. The best source of Vitamin C is – Citrus fruit

59. Normal blood pressure in young man is usually – 120/80 mm Hg

60. Anemia is caused due to the deficiency of – Erythrocytes

61. The period between two menstrual cycle in human female is generally of – 28 days

62. Girls generally attain puberty at the age of – 12 to 14 years

63. Artificial dialysis is recommended in malfunctioning of – kidney

64. The organ affected by diphtheria is – Throat

65. Rabies virus cause – Hydrophobia

66. Acupuncture is widely practiced in – china

67. Which of the following is a group of deficiency diseases? – Beriberi & Scurry

68. Sadalwood is chiefly grown in – Karnataka

69. Tidal current in ocean is produced by the – gravitational pull of the moon and the sun on water

70. Greenhouse effect is caused by – Carbon dioxide

71. Ozone layer is very important for mankind because- it protects us from the harmful ultraviolet radiations from the sun

72. Geothermal energy for power generation can be obtained from- Interior of the earth

73. The famous sanctuary for one-horned rhinoceros in India is – Kaziranga

74. Which one the following vegetables is a root vegetable? – Sweet Potato

75. The best soil for cotton cultivation is – Black soil

76. Which one the following trees yield the most durable wood? – Deodar

77. Rubber is obtained from- Latex

78. Turpentine oil, used in manufacturing varnishes, lacquers and paints, is obtained from – Pinus

79. Paper is a product of – Cellulose

80. Russian Vodka is prepared from – Wheat mash

81. Opium is obtained from – Seeds

82. Food value of honey in terms of energy per gram is about – 110

83. Mulberry cultivation is associated with – Sericultrue

84. The major constituent of egg yolk is – Protein

85. Ivory is obtained from – Elephant

86. Butter is a good source of – Vitamin A

Note: Butter is rich in various vitamins. These include vitamins A, D, E, B12 and K2

87. Inflammation of joints is called – Arthritis

88. Jaundice is caused due to the presence of excess of Bilirubin in the blood stream

89. The intelligent quotient (I.Q.) of a genius ranges between – 140 or more

90. Garlic is found beneficial because it reduces – blood cholesterol

91. One of the major constituents of Gobar gas is – Methane

92. In eye donation, which part of the eye is transplanted from the donor? – Cornea

93. Soft drinks such as colas contain significant quantities of – Caffeine

94. Pasteurisation of milk is – Heating it to 62’C

Note: The process of Pasteurisation of milk involves heating milk to 71.7 degree Celsius for 15 to 25 seconds. So the most appropriate answer should be A considering all the options. 

95. Transparency intenational is – the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption

96. “World Red Cross Day” is celebrated every year on – 8th May

97. Which among the following has won the Ramon Magsaysay Award? – Kiran Bedi, T.N. Seshan & Kulandei Francis

98. Nobel Prize are disbtributed annually at – Stockholm

99. Mahila Samridhi Yojana was introduced on – 2nd October, 1993

100. Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan Yojana is associated with – making community latrines in slums

101. Mission Indradhanush is related to – full immunization of children below 2 years

102. The project “Sankalp” is associated with the elimination of – HIV/AIDS

103. Aam Admi Bima Yojana is an Insurance Scheme for rural landless households introduced by – Government of India and fund is managed by LIC

104. National Rural Livelihood Mission was initiated from the city of – Kottayam

105. Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan is related to – to create universal accessibility for persons with disabilities

106. Which of the following formulates the ‘Model Code of Conduct’ for the guidance of political parties and candidates? – Election Commission

107. 93rd Constitutional Amendment Act deals with – extension of reservation in educational institutions

108. Who of the following administers the oath of office to the State Chief Information Commissioner? – Governor

109. The “Public Health and Sanitation” is included in Constitution of India in – State list

110. In which of the following years, India adopted its nuclear doctrine? – 2003

111. Who of the following is the Chairman of the National Integration Council?- Prime Minister

112. Who among the following advocated party-less democracy in India? – Jayaprakash Narayan

113. No criminal proceedings shall be instituted or continued against which one of the following in any court during the term of his office? – President & Governor only

114. The institution of Ombudsman was first introduced in – Sweden

115. The Central Bureau of Investigation was set-up by – a resolution of the Home Ministry

116. Who is the chairman of 14th Finance Commission? – Y.V. Reddy

117. Economic growth is usually coupled with – inflation

118. Which one of the following is not a nuclear power centre? – Chamera

119. In which year was World Bank formed? – 1945

120. Foreign currency which has a tendency of quick migration is called – Hot currency

121. As “Meeting” is related to “Chairman”, in the same way, “Newspaper” is related to what? - Editor

122. In a code “COURAGE” is denoted by “UOCREGA”, then “JOURNAL” is denoted in the same code by – UOJRLAN

123. Vijay says, “Anand’s mother is the only daughter of my mother.” How is Anand related to Vijay? – Nephew

124. Sudha’s no. is 11th from downward in a class of 31 students. What will be her number from upwards? – 21st

125. What will come in place of question mark in the following? 

2B, 4C, 8E, 14H, – 22L

126. After almost two decades of construction work, on 9 December 2016, the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel was opened in – Switzerland

127. Which of the following has won “Man Booker Prize 2016”?- Paul Beatty

128. Who is the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?- Adityanath Yogi

129. Great Himalayan National Park is located in which one of the following districts of Himachal Pradesh? – Kullu

130. Which of the following places is known as present day Nalagarh? – Hindur

131. Indrahar Pass is located in – Dhauladhar Range

132. “Arjikia” is the Vedic name of which one of the following rivers of Himachal Pradesh? – Beas

133. “Bara Shigri” is a – Glacier

134. Macchial lake is located in which one of the following districts of Himachal Pradesh? – Mandi

135. Mid Himalayan Watershed Development Project was launched in the State of Himachal Pradesh on – 1st October, 2005

136. Jeori, in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh is famous for – Sheep Breeding farm

137. Nathpa Jhakri Dam is constructed on which one of the following rivers of Himachal Pradesh? – Satluj

138. Which one of the following is the longest state Highway of Himachal Pradesh? – SH-33

139. Mahamaya Bala Sundri temple is located in which one of the following districts of Himachal Pradesh? – Sirmaur

140. “Nuala” is a folk dance of which one of the following districts of Himachal Pradesh? – Chamba

Directions (Q141 to 144): Fill in the blanks with appropriate preposition out of the four choices (A), (B), (C) & (D)

141. I go for swim every morning

142. She was married at an early age

143. Please beware of the dog

144. Ramesh is the best among all the other players.

Directions (Q145 to 147): Choose the word closest in meaning to the given word

145. Hostility – Enimity

146. Defect – shortcoming

147. Alleviate – lessen

Directions (Q148 to 150): Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word

148. Fresh – Stale

149. Deny – accept

150. Cheerful – sad

161. The earliest evidence of man in India is found in – Belan Valley

162. The beginning of plant cultivation was an important features of – New stone age

163. The seals found in Indus Valley sites are made of – bronze

164. The collections of Vedic hymns or mantras were known as – Samhitas

165. The philosophy propounded in the Upanishads is known as – Vedanta

166. Where was Buddha born? – Lumbini

167. Where was the first Jaina council held in the 3rd centuary B.C.? – Patliputra

168. The school of Hindu philosophy that closely resembles Jaina philosophy is – Vaisesika

169. The official language of the Satvahanas was – Prakrit

170. The Ajanta cave paintings mostly belong to the period of the – Maurayans

171. ‘Kadambari’ a book was written by – Banbhatta

172. The core of Ashoka’s Dhamma was – respect to elders

173. Who were the first rulers in India to issue coins which can be definitely attributed to them? – Indo-Greeks

174. Which university was considered to be founded by Dharampala? – Vikramashila

175. The “Gita Govinda” of Jayadeva deals with the cult of – Krishna

176. Brihadeswara temple at Tanjore was built by which ruler of Chola dynasty? – Rajaraja I

177. Who established the Chisti order in India? – Sheikh Moinu din Chisti

178. The first Muslim invader of India was – Muhammad bin Qasim

179. Firdausi was patronized by – Mahumd of Ghazni

180. ‘Nauroz’ was introduced by – Balban

181. Amir Khusrau was a contemporary of – All

182. The rate of land revenue was the highest during the region of – Alauddin Khilji

183. Who immortalized the story of Padmini of Chittor through “Padmavat”? – Malik Muhammad Jayasi

184. Timur’s invasion resulted in – a death blow to the Tughlaq dynasty

185. Kabir and Ravidas were the disciples of – Ramananda

186. Tabla, a musical instrument, believed to have been invented by – Amir Khusro

187. Which art did Jahangir mainly patronize? – Painting

188. What was the mother tongue of the Mughals? – Persian

189. In which year was the English East India Company founded? – 1600

190. The line of Peshwa’s was founded by – Balaji Vishwanath

191. Akbar erected the “Ibadat Khana” for – holding religious discussions

192. What was the main feature of Dravida style of temple architecture? – Gopuram

193. Who built Char Minar? – Quli Qutb Shah

194. Who among the following Governors introduced the Ryotwari system? – Lord Hastings

195. When did Vivekanand attend the Parliament of Religion held in Chicago? – 1893

196. The acceleration due to gravity is zero at the centre of the Earth

197. The natural satellite of the Earth is – The Moon

198. A hydraulic lift uses the principle of – Pascal’s law

199. Sudden fall of atmospheric pressure indicates – Storm

200. A man is sitting in a boat which is floating in a pond. If a man drink some water from the pond, the level in the pond will – remain the same.
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  2. Question no. 104 Answer is Banswara, as per i know.

  3. shaving mirror concave because it gives large image nice work


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