#1 Which one of the following is not a biosphere reserve of India?
#2 With regard to ‘Project Tiger’, which one of the following statements is not correct?
It was launched in India in the years 1973.
The objective of the project is to preserve the habitats and tigers therein as natural heritage.
The project emphasized to ensure viable population of tigers in India
There are no Tiger Reserves in northeastern part of India.
#3 Which one of the following is the correct sequence of occurrences of rivers from Chennai to Kolkata when travelled by road (shortest distance)?
Krishna, Kaveri, Godavari, Mahanadi, Subarnarekha
Krishna, Periyar, Godavari, Mahanadi, Subarnarekha
Penneru, Krishna, Godavari, Mahanadi, Subarnarekha
Penneru, Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Godavari, Krishna
#4 Which one of the following is not included in the National Air Quality Index?
#5 Which one of the following statements about emergency provisions under the Constitution of India is not correct?
The powers of the Union Executive extend to giving directions to the States concerning the exercise of their powers.
The Union Executive can issue a provision relating to reduction of salaries of employees of the State Governments.
Governors have no emergency power like the President of India
If the Governor of a State is satisfied that a situation has arisen whereby the financial stability or credit of the Sate is threatened, he may declare financial emergency in the State.
#6 Which one of the following statements about the All India Services is correct?
The All India Services may be created by an Act of the Parliament.
The endorsement of the Rajya Sabha is not essential for the creation of the All India Services
The rules of recruitment to the All India Services are determined by the UPSC.
The conditions of service to the All India Services may be altered by the UPSC
#7 Which one of the following statements about the Gupta period in Indian History is not correct?
Sanskrit language and literature, after centuries of evolution, reached what has been described as a level of classical excellence through royal patronage
he status of women was redefined. They were entitled to formal education and hence there were women teachers, philosophers and doctors. Early marriage was prohibited by law and they were given the right to property.
Decentralization of administrative authority was impacted by increased grants of land and villages with fiscal and administrative immunities to priests and temples.
Land grants paved the way for feudal developments and emergence of serfdom in India, resulting in the depression of the peasantry.
#8 Which of the following was/were founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy? 1. Atmiya Sabha 2. Brahmo Samaj 3. Prarthana Samaj4. Arya Samaj Select the correct answer using the code given below.
1, 2 and 3
1 and 2 only
1 3 and 4,
#9 Which of the following was/were founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy? 1. Atmiya Sabha 2. Brahmo Samaj 3. Prarthana Samaj4. Arya Samaj Select the correct answer using the code given below.
1, 2 and 3
1 and 2 only
1 3 and 4,
#10 Which one of the following statements regarding Uniform Civil Code as provided under Article 44 of the Constitution of India is not correct?
It is Fundamental Right of every Indian citizen.
The State shall endeavour to secure it for citizens throughout the territory of India
It is not enforceable by any Court.
It is not enforceable by a Court yet the Constitution requires that as a principle it should be fundamental in the governance of our country