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Uploaded on 24/01/2017
Question : Consider the following pairs of:
  1. Highest military award (Wartime)     : Shaurya Chakra     
  2. Highest military award (Peacetime)  : Kirti Chakra             
  3. Padma Shri                                    : Of the highest order in the Padma Awards
  4. International Gandhi Peace Prize      : Awarded by Gandhi Foundation
 
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
1 and 2 only
1 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
None of these
 

Uploaded on 23/01/2017
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):  Biomagnification, is the increasing concentration of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in the tissues of organisms at successively higher levels in a food chain.
Reason (R):  Biomagnification occurs across trophic (food chain) levels.
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.
 

Uploaded on 22/01/2017
Question : Consider the following pairs of Painting styles and their leading centres of development:
1. Company school of Painting        :               Patna
2. Thangka school of Painting         :               Karnataka
3. Bundi school of painting              :               Rajasthan
4. Pattachitra style of painting         :               Kerala
 
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 21/01/2017
Question : Consider the following about Inflation
  1. Core or Underlying inflation includes food and fuel prices.
  2. Services are covered under WPI.
  3. Fiscal Drag is a term related to inflation.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
3 only
2 only
1 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 20/01/2017
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):  Oceans can act as Carbon Sink.
Reason (R):  Phytoplankton have Chlorophyll present in them.
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.
 

Uploaded on 18/01/2017
Question : Consider the following pairs of Folk dance and their respective states:
1. Kinnauri Nati dance : Haryana
2. Yakshagana : Karnataka
3. Kalbeliya : Rajasthan
4. Giddha : Punjab
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2 and 4 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
 

Uploaded on 17/01/2017
Question : With reference to Endosulfan, which of the following statements is/are correct? 
  1. It is a highly toxic agrochemical (pesticide).
  2. It was in news recently because the Supreme Court had directed Tamil Nadu government to compensate victims who have suffered from various deformities and health complications due to excessive use of Endosulfan in the state.
  3. A global ban on the manufacture and use of Endosulfan was negotiated under the Rotterdam Convention in 2011.
  4. Endosulfan was used widely in Cashew plantations in India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
1 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
 

Uploaded on 16/01/2017
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):  Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) is a strategy used by multinational companies.
Reason (R):  BEPS is a strategy used by MNCs for tax evasion.
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.
 

Uploaded on 15/01/2017
Question : Consider the following about Jallikattu.
1. Jallikattu is a bull taming or bull vaulting sport played in Tamil Nadu on Mattu Pongal day as a part of Pongal celebrations.
2. The Supreme Court had banned Jallikattu in 2014 as it violated provisions of The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCAA), 1960; fundamental duty Article 51A (g): compassion towards animal; Article 21 (Right to Life) 3. In the ancient Sangam literature Jallikattu finds mention.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 14/01/2017
Question : Consider the following pairs:
Lion Capital                   :               Sarnath
Bamiyan Buddha           :               Mathura
Madhubani Painting       :               Bihar
Badami caves               :               Karnataka 
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
 





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