Forest policy of govt. aims to bring what percentage of total area, under forest? – 33% 

Where is pearl fishing well developed in India? – Off the coast at Rameshwaram

The ‘Grand Trunk Road’ connects which cities? – Kolkata and Amritsar 

When did Mr. Attlee, Prime Minister of England, announce tile transfer of power to the Indians? –June, 1948 

What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine? – 14 years 

Under which article the provision for Contingency Fund of India as well as for each State has been made? – Article 267 

When the Vice-President officiates as President, whose salary does he draw? – President

By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament? –President 

Ministers in a State get salaries, by whom is it as determined? – State Legislature

In respect of which states has Union Parliament power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists? – Union Territories 

To whom does UPSC submit its annual report on its work? – The Union Home Minister

What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called? – Panchayat Samiti 

The Archaeological Survey of India is an attached office of which Department/Ministry? – Culture

In which of the Five Year Plans, preference was given to the weaker sections of the society? – Fifth 

As per latest data in urban areas women employment is highest in which industry areas? – Retail Trade 

In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881? – Oudh Commercial Bank 

In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India? – 1980 

Which are referred to as the developed economies? – Countries having large per capita income 

If saving exceeds investment, how will the national income? – Remain constant 

What is meant by ‘Underwriting’, the term frequently used in financial sector? – Under valuation of the assets. 

Which authority sanctions foreign exchange for the import of goods? – Reserve Bank of India 

What is the ideal average NPK ratio aggregated for the country as a whole? – 4 : 2 : 1 

In India, which is regulated by the forward Markets Commission? – Commodities Futures Trading 

What does Every object at a temperature above absolute zero? – Radiates energy 

Which ceil organelles function as the power house of a living cell ? – Mitochondria 

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What is a partially completed workbook that contains formulas and formatting, but no data?

Which reserves can act as a liquidity buffer for commercial banks during crisis times?

What was the main occupation of the people of the Indus Valley civilization?

In which book has Buddha been described as an ocean of wisdom and compassion?

Which transferred his capital from Patliputra to Vaishali ?

By whom was the Mauryan dynasty was overthrown?
 Pushyamitra Sunga 

When was the The Mathura school of art fluorished?
 During the reign of Kanishka 

which Sultan of Delhi has been described by the historians as the 'mixture of opposites' ?
Muhammad Tughluq 

By whom are the oldest compositions in Punjabi devotional compositions?
 Baba Farid 

Who was the Afghan ruler of India whose administrative system was emulated by the British?
Sher Shah 

By whom was Island of Bombay was given to the English Prince Charles II as dowry?

During which movement was ‘Mahatma’ added before Gandhiji’s name?
 Champaran satyagraha

From where do the strongest evidence that comets are members of our solar system come?
Their composition 

In USA, which region receives heavy rainfall throughout the year under the influence of Westerlies? 

Which type of climate is known for the maximum diurnal range of temperature?
 Hot desert 

Which proper order of seismic waves as they are received at seismograph station?
 P-wave, S-wave, L-wave 

What is the country through which both Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass?

The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which mountains?
 Fold mountains 

From which states does the River Godavari flows through?
 Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh 

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Who is the recepient of Nobel Prize for the development of Wireless Telegraphy? 
– Marconi 

Which form an irreversible complex With haemoglobin of blood? 
– Carbon monoxide 

Which is the variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant
– Peat 

A person who lives exclusively on milk, egg and bread is likey to become a victim of which desease? – Scurvy 

The pH of water at 25°C is 7. When it is heated to 100°C, then what will be the pH of water? 
– Remains same 

Non-stick cooking utensils are coated with which metal?

Which is the scientist who explained about blood circulation for the first time?
 William Harvey 

A man with a dark skin, in comparison with a man with a white skin, What will experience?
 Less heat and less cold 

Which polymeric material is used for making bullet proof jacket?

Between which set of blood groups, is the blood transfusion possible?
 A and AB (A donor) 

The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930. Which country hosted the games?

The Indian research station Himadri is located at which place? 
– Antarctica 

Who was the first Indian to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of London? 
– Srinivas Ramanujan 

The headquarters of the International Red Cross is situated in which city?

What is the name given to an almost circular coral reef inside which there is a lagoon?

How many States of the U.S.A. are not attached to its mainland?

With reference to Indian defence what is, the ‘Lakshya’?
 A pilotless training aircraft 

Who got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India?

 Dr. Zakir Hussain 

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Which Article of Indian Constitution prescribes Hindi in Devanagari script as the official language of the Union?

Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?
 Either House of Parliament 

To which Bill the President must accord his sanction without sending it back for fresh consideration?
 Finance Bills 

A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?
 The President 

Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with which government?
 Union Government 

The powers of the Election Commission are given in which Article of the Constitution? 
– 324 

Who is to conduct the elections to the Panchayats and Municipalities?
 State Election Commission 

What is the document published by the government to apprise the public on any issue?
 White Paper 

In India, in which banking is the Public Sector is most dominant?
 Commercial banking 

What is the aim of Operation Blackboard?
 Promoting adult literacy 

Rupee was devalued by what percent in July 1991? 
– 20 Percent 

Which is the oldest Development Financial Institution of India? 

Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country ?

In the short run, a producer,’ how long continues his production? 
– Fixed cost 

What is the measure of a worker’s real wage?
 The purchasing power of his earnings 

How is the difference between visible exports and visible imports defined? 
– Balance of trade 

What percentage of country’s demand for natural rubber is met by in indigenous production? 
– 97%

Basel II relates to which? 
– International standards for measuring the adequacy of a bank’s capital