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Q.1) Who invented the modern Periodic table? 

(1) Faraday (2) Mendeleev (3) Newton (4) Bohr 

Correct Answer – (2) Mendeleev 

Explanation: Dmitri Mendeleev was a Russian chemist who developed the periodic classification of the elements in 1869 A.D.


Q.2) The electric charge is stored in a device called - 

(1) Inductor (2) Capacitor (3) Resister (4) Transformer 

Correct Answer - (2) Capacitor 

Explanation: A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that stores electrical energy in an electric field. The effect of a capacitor is known as capacitance. 


Q.3) The mirror used for the head light of a car is – 

(1) spherical concave (2) plane (3) cylindrical (4) parabolic concave 

Correct Answer – (4) parabolic concave 

Explanation: A parabolic (or paraboloid or paraboloidal) reflector(or dish or mirror) is a reflective surface used to collect or project energy such as light, sound, or radio waves. 


Q.4) Alpha particle is the nucleus of an atom of -

(1) Lithium (2) Hydrogen (3) Helium (4) Oxygen 

Correct Answer - (3) Helium 

Explanation: Alpha particles consist of two protons and two neutrons bound together into a particle identical to a helium nucleus, which is generally produced in the process of alpha decay. 


Q.5) Postage Meter was invented by - 

(1) Fyodor Pirotsky (2) Arthur Pitney (3) Fritz Pfleumer (4) Stephen Perry 

Correct Answer - (2) Arthur Pitney 

Explanation: The first postal meter to be commercially produced and distributed was invented by Arthur Pitney. World's first postage meter on December 9, 1901.

Q.6) Who said, "Adolf Hitler is Germany and Germany is Adolf Hitler. He who pledges himself to Hitler pledges himself to Germany"? 

(1) R Hess (2) Mussolini (3) Hitler (4) Communist International 

Correct Answer - (1) R Hess 

Explanation: Rudolf Hess, on 25 February 1934, said: "Adolf Hitler is Germany and Germany is Adolf Hitler. 


Q.7) Saang is a folk dance of - 

(1) Manipur (2) Jharkhand (3) Chhattisgarh (4) Haryana 

Correct Answer - (4) Haryana 

Explanation: Saang is a popular dance form of Haryana. The dance mainly reflects religious stories and folk tales that are performed in place. 


Q.8) The device used for measuring the wavelength of X-rays is - 

(1) GM Counter (2) Cyclotron (3) Bragg Spectrometer (4) Mass Spectrometer 

Correct Answer - (3) Bragg Spectrometer 

Explanation: Bragg Spectrometer is an instrument used to analyze crystal structure by using X-rays. In it, a beam of collimated X-rays strikes the crystal, and a detector measures the angles and intensities of the reflected beam.


Q.9) Members of the Union Public Service Commission are appointed by the - 

(1) Law Minister (2) President (3) Prime Minister (4) Chief Justice 

Correct Answer - (2) President 

Explanation: The Chairman and other members of the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) are appointed by the President of India. 


Q.10) The principle of maximum social advantage is the basic principle of - 

(1) Micro Economics (2) Macro Economics (3) Fiscal Economics (4) Environmental Economics 

Correct Answer - (3) Fiscal Economics 

Explanation: The Principle of Maximum Social Advantage', introduced by British economist Hugh Dalton, is the fundamental principle of Public Finance which implies that all the financial operations of the state should aim at maximization of net social benefit. 


Q.11) Which of the following is not a noble gas - 

(1) Hydrogen (2) Helium (3) Neon (4) Argon 

Correct Answer - (1) Hydrogen

Explanation: The noble gases are the chemical elements in Group 18 of the Periodic Table. This chemical series contains helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon.


Q.12) Sunda Trench is in - 

(1) Indian Ocean (2) Pacific Ocean (3) Atlantic Ocean (4) Gulf of Mexico

Correct Answer - (1) Indian Ocean 

Explanation: The Sunda Trench, earlier known as the Java Trench, is located in the northeastern Indian Ocean, with a length of 2,600 kilometres. It is the deepest point in the Indian Ocean.


Q.13) Brass is an alloy of - 

(1) Nickel and Copper (2) Copper and Silver (3) Nickel and Zinc (4) Zinc and Copper 

Correct Answer - (4) Zinc and Copper 

Explanation: Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, in proportions which can be varied to achieve varying mechanical and electrical properties.

Q.14) Pump priming should be resorted to at a time of - 

(1) Inflation (2) Deflation (3) Stagflation (4) Reflation 

Correct Answer - (2) Deflation 

Explanation: Pump priming is the action taken to stimulate an economy, usually during a recessionary/ deflationary period, through government spending, and interest rate and tax reductions. 


Q.15) Which is the highest award for gallantry during peacetime? 

(1) Vir Chakra (2) Param Vir Chakra (3) Ashok Chakra (4) Mahavir Chakra 

Correct Answer - (3) Ashok Chakra 

Explanation: The Ashoka Chakra is India's highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield.


Q.16) Optical fibre works on the - 

(1) principle of refraction (2) total internal reflection (3) Scattering (4) Interference 

Correct Answer - (2) total internal reflection 

Explanation: Optical fibers typically include a core surrounded by a transparent cladding material with a lower index of refraction. 


Q.17) Dr. (2) R Ambedkar was conferred "Bharat Ratna" during the regime of - 

(1) JD (2) UPA (3) NDA (4) BJP 

Correct Answer - (1) JD 

Explanation: Chief architect of the Constitution of India and social reformer BR Ambedkar was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna., India's highest civilian award, in 1990.


Q.18) Soil factors are otherwise known as - 

(1) edaphic factors (2) biotic factors (3) physiographic factors (4) climatic factors 

Correct Answer - (1) edaphic factors 

Explanation: Edaphic is a quality related to soil. Edaphic qualities may characterize the soil itself, including drainage, texture, or chemical properties such as pH. 


Q.19) Name the Viceroy who was killed in Andaman & Nicobar Island? 

(1) Lord Mayo (2) Lord Elgin (3) Lord Hastings (4) Lord Dalhousie 

Correct Answer - (1) Lord Mayo 

Explanation: Mayo came in India in 1869. He founded Mayo College in Ajmer. He was killed by an Afghan in 1872. 


Q.20) Where is the shore-based steel plant located? 

(1) Tuticorin (2) Salem (3) Vishakhapatnam (4) Mangalore 

Correct Answer - (3) Vishakhapatnam 

Explanation: Visakhapatnam or Vizag Steel Plant is the only Indian shore-based steel plant. Started in 1971, it is the most advanced steel producer in India with the help of German and Soviet technology.