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Test No :59

Q1. Which of the following is an example of the Nagara style of architecture?
Q2. Relating to the socio-economic life in ancient South India during 200BC to 300 AD, which of the following statement is correct?
Q3. Which of the following statement is wrong?
Q4. At which place idols related to Brahmanical religion have been discovered?
Q5. Among the following which sculpture depicts 'nature' the most?
Q6. Who were the principal patrons of Ghandara art?
Q7. Buddha's images are generally seen in two postures - standing and sitting. The one found at Katra is among the oldest. Which of the following is not a characteristic of this idol?
Q8. Point out the one statement that is incorrect with regard to Ashoka's Dhamma.... .
Q9. Which one was not the important cause for the downfall of Mauryan Empire?
Q10. Which of the following statement is wrong?
Q11. With reference to the later Vedic period, which of the following statement is wrong?
Q12. Which of the following statement is wrong with reference to the Later Vedic period....?
Q13. From the 'Atharvaveda' we can understand.....
Q14. Which of the following statement is correct with regard to the early Vedic age?
Q15. Regarding the earliest surviving Buddhist art, what cannot be said to have particularly appealed to the Europeans is that it was.......
Q16. The early Buddhist are incorporated pre-Buddhist elements as is best demonstrated .....
Q17. Which is the earliest inscription that is the first official record in Sanskrit .........
Q18. The 150 BC Pillar inscription of Besnagar refers to the great theistic cult of ........
Q19. Who founded the city of Aurangabad in 1610?
Q20. Who was the Chief Minister of the United Provinces at the time of independence?
Q21. Who is the first Indian to be appointed deputy speaker of the House of Lords?
Q22. In 1971, which Union Territory was converted into a state?
Q23. The Constitution of India is divided into how many parts?
Q24. Who was the first Asian to become a Member of Parliament in Britain?
Q25. In which year the women in India were given the voting rights?
Q26. How long did the Constituent Assembly take to draft the Constitution of India?
Q27. Who was the first Attorney General of India after Independence?
Q28. Which leader formed the party "Congress for Democracy" in 1977?
Q29. Who was the first woman to be elected governor of a US state?
Q30. What is the official religion of Cambodia?
Q31. Who is the only person to have won the Gold Medal for Javelin three times in the Olympics?
Q32. Which Physicist discovered the neutron?
Q33. From which nation's statute was the concept of the Five Year Plan borrowed into the Indian Constitution?
Q34. Which country was was formerly known as the Dutch East Indies?
Q35. Consider the following statements and pick the one/s that is/are correct: (1) National Development Council is an organ of the Planning Commission (2) The Economic and Social Planning is kept in the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India and (3) The Constitution of India prescribes that Panchayats should be assigned the taks of preparation of plans for economic development and social justice.
Q36. State of Maharashtra was formed on.
Q37. Who among the following had the shortest tenure as Prime Minister of India?
Q38. Who among the following acted twice as Prime Minister of India?
Q39. In which state of India is the world's highest polling booth located?
Q40. Of the following four princely states which did not join Indian Union on 15.8.1947, three of them were ruled by Princes whose own religion was different from that of the majority of their subjects. Pick the odd one out of this group.
Q41. Consider the following taxes and state which of them is/are Indirect taxes: (1) Corporation Tax (2) Customs Duty (3) Wealth Tax and (4) Excise Duty.
Q42. .................Committee examined and suggested Financial sector Reforms.
Q43. The term National Income represents
Q44. ASSERTION {A}: Ceiling on foreign exchange for a host of current account transaction heads was lowered in the year 2000.REASON {R} : There was a fall in foreign currency assets also.
Q45. The prices at which the government purchases foodgrains for maintaining the Public Distribution System and for building up buffer stocks is known as ...........
Q46. The difference between a two digit number and the number obtained by interchaing the two digits of the same number is 27. The sum of the digits of the two digit number is 11. What is the two digit number?
Q47. The radius of the base and height of a cone are 3cm and 5 cm respectively where as the radius of the base and height of a cylinder are 2 cm and 4 cm respectively. The ratio of the volume of the cone to that of cylinder is .....
Q48. Ages of Radha and Medha are in ratio of 5:4. 6 years before, their total age was 42. What are their ages now?
Q49. An oil refinery takes 100 litres of crude oil as input and after refining for 1 hr gives certain amount of output oil X litres. This can be sold in the market at a profit of Rs.30/- per litre. If this oil is further refined for 1/2 hour it gives oil Y litres. This can be sold at a profit of Rs.50 per litre. Output and input ratio at both the stages is 90%. The maximum amount that can be earned from 1000 litres of crude input is .........
Q50. An HR company employs 4800 people, out of which 45 per cent are males and 60% of the males are either 25 years or older. How many males are employed in HR Company who are younger than 25 years?
Q51. The life span of human red corpuscles is
Q52. The rate at which the heart beats per minute in an adult averages
Q53. Once blood clots at a wound, harmful bacteria are prevented from entering by
Q54. Venous blood is carried to the lungs for oxygenation by the
Q55. People who live at high altitudes have rosy cheeks because
Q56. The route of circulation in the human heart is
Q57. The fundamental role of root hairs in plants is
Q58. Water and mineral salts are translocated in plants in the
Q59. The transport of organic substances in plants is through
Q60. Water and mineral salts are translocated through vessels in angiosperms. The maximum length of such a vessel is
Q61. The volume of urine produced in an adult human every 24 hours is
Q62. The artificial kidney operates on the principle of
Q63. The least toxic of nitrogenous wastes is
Q64. The excreta of lizards and birds contains a white component which is chemically
Q65. The control centres that regulate hunger, water balance and body temperature are located in the
Q66. The rate and force of the heartbeat, the secretion of glands of the alimentary tract and the contraction of involuntary muscles are controlled by the
Q67. The cerebellum
Q68. Encephalitis occurs when
Q69. A person will have brown eyes, blue eyes or black eyes depending upon the particular pigment present in the
Q70. While swallowing a tablet of chloroquin, one experiences its bitter taste when it accidentally comes in contact with the
Q71. The coolant used in a nuclear reactor is...............
Q72. A chain reaction is possible when the mass of the fuel is greater than the ............
Q73. The S I Unit of magnetic induction is ...........
Q74. Which of the following devices works on the principle of electromagnetic induction?
Q75. The geostationary satellites have a time period of about
Q76. An atom bomb will explode when the total mas of the fissionable material is.......
Q77. Large angle scattering of alpha particles shows that
Q78. A galvanometer is converted into an ammeter by connecting..............
Q79. The force between the moon and the earth which acts as a centripetal force keeping the moon in its orbit is................
Q80. The Cellular Phone System has a basic operational building block. What is it?
Q81. Glass cracks when heated while a metal does not because
Q82. "Radiator" is a ..............
Q83. Water is densest at
Q84. "Otto Hahn" is associated with...............
Q85. "Optic Fibres" are mainly used in
Q86. When water freezes, its volume ...........
Q87. When iron rusts its weight
Q88. A corcked bottle full of water when frozen will break because
Q89. The top of a tape recorder is coated with................
Q90. A piece of stone is thrown horizontally from a height. The path of the stone will be ..........
Q91. ............river drains itself into Arabian Sea.
Q92. Pick the land locked state from the following?
Q93. Teesta forms part of which of the following river systems?
Q94. Black Hole
Q95. The Indiana city to receive maximum solar energy in December is............
Q96. The amount of solar energy received is directly proportionate to the duration of sunshine and the angle of incidence of solar rays. These factors are most favourable to places near the Tropic of Capricorn in December.Thus, Chennai being the most southerly city, receives the maximum solar energy during December.
Q97. Trade winds, roughly covers the zone between ...
Q98. Atmospheric temperature increases at the higher altitudes due to
Q99. Peaty soil is found in the region of ............
Q100. ..........soil owes its colour to oxides of iron.
Q101. Who is the author of the book the "Time Machine"?
Q102. Which of these is the name of a bird as well as a fruit?
Q103. Which Mexican General and President played an important part in the development of the chewing gum which later became popular as Chiclets?
Q104. Who invented the Black Box cockpit recorder?
Q105. Which famous diamond, now part of the Kremlin's Diamond Fund, is said to have been stolen from Sri Renganathaswamy temple of Srirangam, Tamilnadu?
Q106. In which year was the Marylebone Cricket Club, England founded?
Q107. How is the Burmese military called?
Q108. Which was the first Indian film to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best foreign film language category?
Q109. Which two ethnic groups were at internal war in 1994 in Rwanda?
Q110. Who killed US President Abraham Lincoln?
Q111. In the Bible, who interpreted the dreams of Pharaoh?
Q112. Who is considered as the father of geometry?
Q113. What is the national flower of Pakistan?
Q114. In astronomy the name of which Zodiacal constellation comes from the Latin word for "balance"?
Q115. After which famous artist is Italy's largest airport named?
Q116. Which of these cities is also known as "City of Canals"?
Q117. Who wrote"Vande Mataram"?
Q118. Komodo dragaons are found inhabiting only......
Q119. Which state of USA was once a part of Russia?
Q120. Which of these cities was previously known as Salisbury?
Q121. Which saint does legend credit with banishing snakes from Ireland?
Q122. On which island is Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, located?
Q123. Who was the first cricketer to take a test match hat-trick?
Q124. Who was the first Chief Justice of India ?
Q125. Who was the first person from the Indian subcontinent to receive a US patent (1904)
Q126. Study of bird eggs and nests is called?
Q127. Dublin, Ireland was first established as a settlement by the ......
Q128. What is the name of the US Navy's serial stunt team?
Q129. Which Irish city's name in English means "black pool"?
Q130. Which famous explorer was killed at Kealakekua Bay in Hawai'i?
Q131. Which river runs through the Thai Capital Bangkok?
Q132. What does a "tantalus" contain?
Q133. Which was the first private commercial bank in the United States?
Q134. Which one of these is a symptom of "Tourette Syndrome"?
Q135. In a certain code language ESTIMATE is written as 5-20-1-13-9-20-24-. How will the word SHIPMENT be written in that code language?
Q136. 10, 12, 11; 14, 16, 15; ?; 22, 24, 23
Q137. A person walks 10 Km to North. From there he walks 6 Km to South. After this he walks 3 Km to East. In which direction and how far is he now from the starting point?
Q138. From the given STATEMENTS and CONCLUSIONS, decide which of the conclusions logically follows: STATEMENT: Some dogs are cats. Some cats are horses. All horses are tigers. CONCLUSIONS: i) Some tigers are cats ii)Some horses are dogs iii)Some tigers are dogs.
Q139. B,M,K,T,R,D,W and A are sitting around a circle facing at the center. R is third to the right of B. H is second to the right of A who is second to the right of R. K is third to the right of T who is not an immediate neighbour of H. D is second to the left of T. M is fourth to the right of W. In which of the following combinations is the third person sitting in between the first and the second persons?
Q140. In the given sentence, find the word/s marked (1), (2), (3) and (4) which are either misspelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. If no correction is required your answer is (5): "e;This project (1) is in its final faze (2) of completion and is expected (3) to be ready (4) by the end of this year.
Q141. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the options suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice: "e;You will have to pull down the sky scrapper as you have not complied with the town planning regulations."e;
Q142. Fill in the blanks: I told my friend that he could not catch a big fish .....a small rod like the one he was carrying but he insisted ......trying.
Q143. Fill in the blanks: The mist was so thick, it was like walking ....a cloud.
Q144. us some essential information about the thing or person
Q145. Whose poem is "e;The Solitary Reaper"e;?
Q146. Replace the highlighted grammatical mistake words with proper words: "e;Having failed twice, he hadn't wanted to try again."e;
Q147. Given below are six statements of which the first and the last .. (1) and (6) remains constant. The remaining four are given as (P), (Q),{R} and (S), which are not in the proper order. Arrange them in proper order and find out which order of sentences is correct: (1) John had some relatively new clothes he had outgrown (P) But his mother took them out and kept them neatly folded in the cupboard again (Q) He threw them in the waste basket (R) So John put the clothing into the family's bag of items to donate to charity (S) His mother found them and put them back in his cup board (6) John finally put the items in his mother's mending basket and never saw them again.
Q148. On April 18, 2015, Mr. Nazeem Zaidi took charge as the Chief Election Commissioner of India
Q149. In April 2015, the Central Government introduced an exclusive bank for extending loans to small and tiny sectors of industries. Name it?
Q150. In April 2015, in Andhra Pradesh, 20 red sanders smugglers of Tamilnadu were shot dead by the Andhra Police. The incident took place at ..................
Q151. What is the name of operating system that reads and reacts in terms of actual time?
Q152. RDBMS stands for .....
Q153. .......memory is closely related to processor.
Q154. A snapshot type recordset can contain fields from
Q155. Which of the following is NOT a standard MS Office Edition?
Q156. Events that can trigger an action in a table ....
Q157. You must install a/n.......on a network if you want to share a broadband internet connection
Q158. A(n) ......contains commands that can be selected
Q159. The control flow statement are
Q160. When we delete the files on the floppy, .........



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