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Uploaded on 09/01/2017 
Question : With reference to Black rice which was in news recently, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Black rice has recently gained popularity in Barak Valley, Assam.
2. It is rich in powerful disease-fighting antioxidants.
3. Black rice is also known as Forbidden rice because it has potential to cause serious heart related issues.
4. It is Gluten free rice.
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1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 08/01/2017 
Question : With reference to Election Commission, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is a statutory body.
2. In case of difference of opinion among the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and two other election commissioner, the view of the CEC prevails.
3. CEC is appointed by the President.
4. CEC holds office till the pleasure of the President. 
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3 and 4 only
3 only
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 07/01/2017 
Question : Consider the following pairs of Mountain Ranges and their continents:
1. Ahaggar Mountains      :               Asia
2. Kunlun Mountains        :               Asia
3. Apennines                   :               North America
4. Carpathian Mountains   :               South America  
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
3 only
2 only
1 and 2 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 06/01/2017 
Question : Consider the following about Swachh Swasth Sarvatra initiative. 
1.The Swachh Swasth Sarvatra is a part of the Union Government’s flagship Swachh Bharat Mission.
2.The objective of this initiative is to strengthen community health centres in 708 ODF blocks across the country. 
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1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Uploaded on 05/01/2017 
Question : Consider the following about Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) 
1. Finance Ministry is responsible for implementing Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).
2. International agency such as the United Nations or any of its specialized agencies, the World Bank, International Monetary Fund are not treated as foreign agencies under the purview of FCRA.
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1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 04/01/2017 
Question : With reference to Biodiesel, which of the following statements is/are correct? 
1. Biodiesel can be produced from vegetable oil, animal oil/fats and waste cooking oil.
2. Production process of Biodiesel is called as Transesterification.
3. The main benefit of biodiesel is that it is ‘carbon neutral’.
4. Biodiesel can be used alone, or blended with petrodiesel in any proportion. 
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1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 03/01/2017 
Question : With reference to Secretary-General of the United Nations, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The current (December 2016) Secretary-General is Ban Ki-moon.
2. Secretary-General is appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council.
3. António Guterres, a Portuguese national will be the next Secretary-General.
4. Secretary-General can be appointed for five-year terms only. 
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1, 2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 02/01/2017 
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  The Surat split between Moderates and Extremists came after the Swadeshi movement.
Reason (R):  Moderates wanted boycott of council.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
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Uploaded on 01/01/2017 
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Monsoon is affected by jet streams.
Reason (R):  Easterly Jet stream brings winter rainfall.
 
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
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Uploaded on 31/12/2016 
Question : With reference to Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. It has an operational name of NAVIC (NAVigation with Indian Constellation.)
  2. NAVIC system consists of a constellation of 4 satellites in Geostationary orbit (GEO), 3 satellites in Geosynchronous orbit (GSO).
  3. It will be used to provide accurate real-time positioning and timing services over India and the region extending to 1,500 kilometres around India.
  4. All the satellites of NAVIC: IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C, IRNSS-1D, IRNSS-1E except IRNSS-1F are in orbit as on December 2016.
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1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 30/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following pairs of Socio Religious Reformers and the movements or organizations started by them:
  1. Keshub Chandra Sen              :           Brahmo Samaj
  2. Dayanand Saraswati               :           Arya Samaj
  3. Wahabi Movement                  :           Syed Ahmed Khan
  4. Aligarh Movement                  :           Shah Walliullah
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
 
3 only
1 only
2 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 29/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following about Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK) 
  1. It will act as the flagship scheme of the Department of Youth Affairs
  2. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, National Youth Corps among other schemes will get subsumed in the RYSK.
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2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Uploaded on 28/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following pairs of research stations of India on the Poles:
  1. Dakshin Gangotri         :           Antarctica
  2. Maitri                          :           Arctic
  3. Bharti                         :           Antarctica
  4. Himadri                       :           Arctic
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
2 and 3 only
1, 3 and 4 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 27/12/2016 
Question : With reference to Geostationary orbit, which of the following statements is/are correct? 
  1.  It is a circular orbit 35,786 kilometres above the Earth's equator.
  2. Communications satellites and weather satellites are often placed in geostationary orbits.
  3. A geostationary orbit is a particular type of geosynchronous orbit.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
3 only
1, 2 and 3
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Uploaded on 26/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following pairs of Deserts and their respective countries:
  1. Gobi                            :           Mongolia
  2. Great Sandy Desert      :           USA
  3. Sonoran                       :           USA and Mexico
  4. Karakum                      :           Tazakistan
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 25/12/2016 
Question : With reference to UN Peace keeping operations, which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. UN peacekeepers are often referred to as Blue Berets or Blue Helmets.
  2. UN peacekeepers can include soldiers, police officers, and civilian personnel.
  3. India currently has 7000 troops in UN Peacekeeping Operations, with highest number in South Sudan.
  4. India in Peacekeeping mission is also present in Iraq.
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1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 24/12/2016 
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Inflation increases the general level of prices for goods and services.
Reason (R):  Quantitative easing is an unconventional monetary policy in which a central bank purchases government securities or other securities from the market in order to lower interest rates and increase the money supply.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
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Uploaded on 23/12/2016 
Question :
  1. With reference to Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. It allows altruistic surrogacy to certain Indian couples.
  2. It allows commercial surrogacy.
  3. It specifies the eligibility conditions to be fulfilled by surrogate mothers and couples intending to initiate a surrogacy procedure.
  4. It protects the rights of children born through surrogacy.
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1, 3 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 22/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following about cyclones.
  1. These are measured by Saffir-Simpson scale.
  2. Tropical cyclones are formed when warm and cold air mass mix.
  3. Temperate cyclones are more violent than Tropical cyclones.
  4. Tropical cyclones in no case can make a landfall on the western coast.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1, 2, 3 and 4
1 and 4 only
1 only
4 only
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Uploaded on 21/12/2016 
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Jet streams are high velocity, geostrophic flows.
Reason (R):  Jet streams are formed due to very high thermal contrast and pressure gradient.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and Rare true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.




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