Which of the following statements regarding the Deccan Traps is/are correct? 1. Intense volcanic activity in the form of fissure eruption took place towards the end of Cretaceous period 2. The volcanic lava spread out in horizontal sheets 3. The regur soil found here is rich in nitrogen select the correct answer using the code given below
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 3
Devinder Pal Singh became the Chairman and Managing Director of which of the following banks in November 2011?
Punjab & Sind Bank
Punjab National Bank
Recently the inventor of iPad died. He is …………..?
Edwin H. Armstrong
William Seward Burroughs
Hot deserts like Sahara, Arabia etc. receive very negligible amount of rainfall. This is because they:
do not receive moisture-bearing wind from the oceans.
are located on the tropical high pressure belt of the atmosphere.
are not on the path of the monsoons.
are the most rocky and barren areas of the earth
Shivraj Chouhan has taken over as the Chief Minister of ----------
A ____ is a flash memory storage device that plugs into a USB port
USB snap drive
USB flash drive
USB memory maker drive
none of the above
Which two of the following shared Under-19 Asia Cup 2012?
India & Pakistan
India & Nepal
Malaysia & Pakistan
Pakistan & Nepal
Citizens and foreigners both enjoy
Seymouria represents the transitional stage between
Amphibians and reptiles
Pisces and amphibians
Reptiles and mammals
Birds and mammals
The commercial name for calcium hydride
Which state decided to provide an allowance of Rs. 1,000 a month to housewives in households whose annual incomes are less than Rs. 3 lakh on 2nd October 2012?
Sukhoi-30MKI Squadron is not stationed at
Who was appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of Levi Strauss & Co?
Which of the following is not a Social Development Scheme launched by Government of India?
Indira Awas Yojana
Look East Policy
Mid Day meal scheme
According to the Asian Develoment Bank Report for Urbanisation, India ranks at-
Which of the following authorities can provide for the Grants-in-Aid to the States if it deems necessary?
The Finance Commission
The Planing Commission
The President from the Contingency Fund of India
COBOL is an acronym for .............
Common Business Oriented Language
Computer Business Oriented Language
Common Business Operated Language
Common Business Organized Language
None of these
As per the recent announcement by the Government of India about 2200 items from a particular country are now allowed to enter India without payment of any import duty. Which of the following countries will be exporting these items?
Who is named as the Flying Sikh of India?
Ajit Pal Singh
Name the England Cricket Captain who became the youngest Batsman to score 7000 Runs ______
Chittaranjan in West Bengal is well known for its -
Iron and Steel Industries
Headquarter of Canara Bank is situated at
New Delhi, India
The growth rate envisaged for Nineth Five year plan was
Aryans emerged on the Indian scene sometimes between
Member function can be defined
outside the class definition
inside the class definition
either (a) or (b)
In which case the Dissolution of Bihar Legislative Assembly by Governor before formation of Government was declared un constitutional?
Rameshwar Prasad Vs. U.O.I.
K.C. Vasant Kumar Vs. State of Karnataka
Inamdar Vs. State of Maharashtra
Banarsi Das Vs. Teeku Dutta & Others
Which one of the following option is not correct for M Damodran Committee?
Instant blocking of ATM Card through SMS for lost/misused cards.
Transition to chip- based card with a photograph.
A common toll free number for all banks.
No liability on banks for losses in online transactions.
The chief defect of the Monistic Theory of Sovereignty is that
It requires obedience from the bulk of the people
It is anti-democratic
It explains the legal nature of sovereignty
It reposes all powers in a determinate human superior
The Present Vice-Chairman of Planning Commission is-
Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Which of the following terms is used in the field of banking?
The country's tallest 300 metre TV tower on Indo-Pakistan border is constructed in
A typical C + + program has
only include files
class declaration and class functions and definitions
main function program
all the above
In the Jan’2014 which ___________ Committee set up by RBI to review governance of bank boards.
Dr. Gadgil Committee.
James Raj Committee.
"Shatabdi Expresses" were introduced to coincide with the centenary of
formation of the Indian National Congress
introduction of railway network in India
Jawaharlal Nehru's birth
Which city gets the countries first in India?
Singur in ____ district of West Bengal is in news these days for the state government’s attempts to return to the farmers land acquired by the Tata Group in 2008.
None of these
Which of the statements is NOT correct?
The National Song Vande Mataram was composed by Bankim Chandra Chatterji originally in Bengali
The National Calender of India based on Saka era has its 1st Chaitra on 22nd March normally and 21st March in a leap year
The design of National Flag of India was adopted by the Constitution Assembly on 22nd July, 1947
The song 'Jana Gana Mana' composed originally in Begali by Rabindranath Tagore was adopted in its Hi
The well-known personality of Marathas was
Which of the following statements about the South Asian Association for Regional Coope-ration (SAARC) is/are true?
SAARC was started in 1985 with headquarters in Kathmandu
It is dedicated to economic, technological, social and cultural development emphasizing collective self reliance
Mohamed Nasheed is the present chairman of SAARC
The 17th SAARC Summit was held in Addu city, Maldives in November 2011
All the above are correct
For purifying drinking water alum is used
for coagulation of mud particles
to kill bacteria
to remove salts
to remove gases
Why the summer monsoon winds blow from south-western direction in the northern hemisphere?
The general direction of wind from the Indian Ocean is south-western
The presence of the the doldrums around the Equator
The low pressure conditions in northwest India
Due to the effect of Coriolis force
Who amongst the following is the author of the book "Development as Freedom"?
The copy,cut,and paste features use keyboard shortcuts with the____________key and a keyboard letter.
The official language of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is
Many a time we read in the newspapers that RBI has changed or revised a particular ratio/rate by a few basis points. What is basis point?
Ten percent of one hundredth point
One hundredth of 1%
One hundredth of 10%
Ten percent of 1000
Tech Mahindra acquired 51% stake in Bharti group owned mobile value added service (VAS) provider limited for 260 crore. What is the name of that value added service provider
What is the full form of Nasscom?
National Association of services and software companies
National Association of Software and Service Companies
national Association of Safety and services
National Association of Services and Safety
Reserve Bank of India injected a liquidity of around ___________by slashing down the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) by 25 basis points to 4.50 percent from 4.75 percent
“Water Conservation Day” observed on -
Which one of the following is not an input device?
Optical Character Reader
Which super luxury carmaker on 7 April 2011 unveiled Continental GT sedan in India?
Which among the following pairs of Country & Capital is NOT Correct?
Ethiopia – Addis Ababa
Mozambique – Maputo
Poland – Warsaw
Djibouti – Djibouti City
Zimbabwe – Kinshasa
The Ranganath Misra Commission, in December 2009, recommended - per cent reservation for Muslims and five per cent for other minorities in government jobs.
A blinking symbol on the screen that shows where the next character will appear—
Which of the following throws light on Harrapan Culture?
The writings in terracota seals
All the above
Who wrote the Book- "Four Essays on Liberty".
J. S. Mill
What is the name of the branded petrol with cleansing additives that is being marketed by HPCL?
The per capita income of which of the following States is maximum?
Australia defended their ICC Women's World Twenty20 title with a four-run win over which of the following countries in the final in Colombo, Sri Lanka on October 7, 2012?
Which of the following cities is situated on the river Hudson?
Which of the following states was recently in the grip of a severe earthquake and landslide?
none of these
The oceans cover approximately ____________ of the earth's surface.
How many members are in Basel Committee till now (i.e; end of Dec’2013)?
Hatf-2 a short range surface to surface ballistic missile was recently successfully tested by -
Which one of the following was an ancient janapada?
Expand the term A L M __________?
Asset Liability Management
Asset Liability Maturity
Asset Liability Mismatch
Asset liability Manpower
Asset Liability Maintenance
Which is the first state to introduce e-payment system for commercial tax payers recently ?
Consider the following statements: The purpose of adding sodium sulphate and sodium silicate to the detergent in a washing powder is 1. To keep washing powder dry 2. To maintain the alkalinity of the powder Which of the statements is/are correct?
Both 1 & 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Who became the Ambassador of India to the United States of America in August 2011?
Shiv Shankar Menon
Wheat is called a Rabi Crop because –
It is sown in strong sunlight
Cloudy weather is harmful for the crop
It is sown in summer
It is sown in winter
The first World Cup in cricket was held in
In the Rajya Sabha, the status have been provided
representation on the basis of population
representation on the basis of population and size
representation on the basis of size
_____ of product mix refers to how many variants are offered of each product in the line.
Which one of the following statements is not correct?
The president of India can dissolve the council of states
Money bill can be introduced only in the Lok Sabha
The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha
The Governor can be removed by the president
Who is the Indian flag bearer in London Olympics 2012
____________emerged as the largest trading partner of___________in the first quarter of 2012-13?
The industrial and Infrastructure Investment policy, 2012 approved by the state cabinet on September 4, 2012 provides for special incentives to entrepreneurs for setting up units in
All of the above
is the science revolving around the use of nanostructures to build devices on an extremely small scale.
Computer Emergency Response Team India comes under ___________.
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Ministry of Commerce.
Department of Information & Technology.
On 22nd December, which of the following places has the largest day and shortest night?
___________is the largest oil refinery in India.
There are bits in a byte.
The content of _______is lost when a system is switched off
Which option is correct?
RBI announces Monetary policy every year in the End of March.
RBI announces Monetary policy every year in the month of April.
RBI announces Monetary policy every year in the month of December.
RBI announces Monetary policy every year in the month of September.
Automated Office refers to the merger of ............... in an office environment.
None is true
Akbar was the first Muslim ruler to introduce
Land and revenue reforms
Urea is used as a
Who is the author of the book 'Termites in the Trading System'?
What do you understand by Community Development programmes ?
Villages participation in the programme
A movement to promote better living for the whole community
A movement to promote better living for the whole community with the assistance of local Government
A movement designed to promote better living for the whole community with the active articipation and on the initiative of the community
‘The Coalition Years: 1996 – 2012’ is the third part of political memoirs of:
Rare Gases are generally chemically inert because they
have low ionization energy
have stable electronic configuration
have a high electron affinity
Energy is measured in the same units as
India ranked ______ out of 137 countries on Global Competitiveness Index 2017-18 released by World Economic Forum (WEF)
'HUNGAMA' report of Nandi Foundation is related to -
Hunger and Malnutrition
2-G Spectrum Scam
Black Money deposited in foreign banks
The default view in Excel is_____________ View
An operating system version designed for home use is Microsoft Windows XP ____
Media Center Edition
Tablet PC Edition
Doldrum is an area of
Water is a good coolant and is used to cool the engines of cars, buses, trucks, etc. It is because water has a
high specific heat
low surface tension
high boiling point
Very often we read in news papers about 3G or 3rd Generation technology. This is a set of standards used for which of the following purposes ?
To combat climatic changes
Production of Nuclear Energy
All of these