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1. A joint session of the Parliament can be summoned to resolve a deadlock on __:
1. Constitutional amendment bill
2. Ordinary bill
4. Money bill
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] Only 1 & 2
2. Consider the following:

  1. A bill which aims to change the meaning of the term ‘agricultural income’
  2. A bill which affects the principles on which moneys are or may be distributed to states
  3. A bill which imposes any surcharge or cess

Which of the above bill can be introduced in Parliament only on prior recommendation of the President?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
3. Which of the following indigenous tribal groups you will find in Andaman Island?
1. Jarawa
2. Sentinelese
3. Onge
4. Shom Pen
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 4
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
4. Consider the following:
1. Gulf of Mannar
2. Gulf of Cambay
3. Gulf of Kutch
4. Palk strait
What will be the order of the above, if you are travelling along India’s coastline from Odisha to Gujarat?
[A] 1 2 3 4
[B] 1 4 2 3
[C] 4 1 2 3
[D] 4 2 1 3
5. In which of the following paintings, artists use distinct symbols like fish to represent good luck and serpents as symbol for protection against illness, accidents and evil forces?
[A] Patachitra
[B] Kangra
[C] Madhubani
[D] Phad
6. Which of the following monuments was built by Emperor Babur to mark his victory over Sultan Ibrahim Lodhi at the first battle of Panipat?
[A] Buland Darwaza
[B] Kabuli Bagh Mosque
[C] Alai Darwaza
[D] Juma Mosque
7. Which of the following serve as first evidence that Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini?
[A] Records of Fa Hien
[B] Records of Huen Tsang
[C] Pillar of Asoka
[D] Writings of Ashwaghoasha
8.     Identify the fauna with the help of information given below:

  1. This fauna is a primate, endemic only to wet evergreen forests in western ghats of India
  2. This fauna comes under endangered species of India
  3. Omnivorous in nature, have black coat and have been largely affected by poachers as its meat has medicinal value.

Select the correct option from below:

[A] Nilgiri monkey
[B] Slender loris
[C] Brown palm civet
[D] Lion-Tailed Macaque
9. Consider the following:
1. Formation of a rainbow
2. Dispersion of light,
3. A coin appears raised when placed in a trough filled with water
Which among the above refraction?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
10. The profit earned by a company on which of the following is called Capital Profit?

  1. Sales of fixed assets
  2. Sale of goods and services
  3. Premium on issue of shares

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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