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Weekly Test | May 2018, Week 4

QUESTION 1

The amara-nayakas in the Vijaynagar empire were


Royal spies
Hindu diwans
scholars interpreting ancient texts
military commanders
QUESTION 2

Dual Energy X-ray Absortiometry (DEXA) can be used to measure which of the following in human body? (1) fat content (2) bone density


1 only
2 only
both
neither
QUESTION 3

which of the following are the objectives of international solar alliance (ISA) (1) Promote standardisation in the use of equipments and processes for generating solar electricity (2) boost global demands which will result in further reduction in prices of solar energy deployment


1 only
2 only
both
neither
QUESTION 4

Fiscal deficit adjusted for interest payment obligations of the government is


primary deficit
balanced deficit
effective revenue deficit
none of the above
QUESTION 5

Phaldeepika and Brihat Jataka of Ancient India are major works on


Statecraft
predictive astrology
healing science
vedic chants
QUESTION 6

Jogi arts' is


primarily a tribal art
drawn by men only
practice inhibited in nuclear families
all of the above
QUESTION 7

which of the following has an effect on fundamental right of Indian citizens? (1) President's rule (2) National emergency (3) Martial law


1 only
3 only
1&2
2&3
QUESTION 8

(1) Preamble is based on the objectives resolution moved by Jawaharlal Nehru in the constituent assembly (2) preamble is not a part of the constitution. select the correct answer.


1 only
2 only
both
neither
QUESTION 9

the functional jurisdiction of UPSC extends to (1) Reservation of appointments in favour of backward classes (2) assisting the states in matters of joint recruitments (3) classification of services and cadre management


all
2 only
1&3
3 only
QUESTION 10

(1) the civil disobedience movement demanded poorna swaraj as compared to swaraj by non cooperation movement. (2) the participation of Muslims in Civil Disobedience Movement was nowhere near that of non cooperation movement. select the correct statement


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 11

Consider the following about North Eastern Council (1) It is a statutory body (2) It operates under the administrative control of Ministry for Development of North East Region (3) The headquarters is in Gangtok, Sikkim. Select the correct amswer


2 only
1&3
2&3
1&2
QUESTION 12

select the correct option regarding recapitalisation of banks. (1) recapitalisation would be done by issuing bonds which will be trade-able and could be used under SLR (2) The recapitalisation of public sector banks is a part of Mission Indradhanush.


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 13

(1) the term 'Office of Profit' is not defined in the Indian Constitution (2) the office of profit rule seeks to ensure that legislators act independently of the executives. select the correct answer


1 only
2 only
Both
Neither
QUESTION 14

Researchers have developed new species of blind fish. The species has lost its sight and pigments while adapting to the perpetual darkness inside caves. Where is this fish found?


Andaman hills
Jaintia hills, Meghalaya
Western ghats
Bhitarkanika national park, Odisha
QUESTION 15

Select the correct answer (1) mitochondrial inheritance and be used to find out the father and mother of a child. (2) The Y chromosome inheritance can be used to find out the father of a male.


1 only
2 only
Both
Neither
REPORT

Total Questions - 15