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1. Consider the following statements:
1. Supreme Court has original and exclusive authority with respect to disputes regarding the election of the president and the vice-president
2. Supreme Court can recommend the removal of chairman and members of Union Public Service Commission, if it finds them guilty of misbehaviour
3. All courts and tribunals in the entire territory of India are subject to superintendence by Supreme Court
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
2. Who among the following hold the office during the pleasure of the President?
1. Chairman of the UPSC
2. Attorney General
3. Speaker of Lok Sabha
4. Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 2 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 4
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] Only 2
3. The Parliamentary privileges:
1. are necessary for the Parliament to perform its functions freely
2. exempt the members of parliaments from some obligations to the society
3. place the members of parliament on a different footing from ordinary citizens with respect to the application of laws
Select the correct statements from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4.   Consider the following pairs of Handicrafts with states where they are produced:

  1. Mangalagiri Sarees→ Andhra Pradesh
  2. Baluchari Sari→ West Bengal
  3. Molakalmuru Sari→ Karnataka

Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. The researchers have discovered a new greenhouse gas called perfluorotributylamine (PFBTA), which has highest impact on global warming to date. In which among the following industries, PFBTA has been in use ?
[A] Electrical industry
[B] Automobile industry
[C] Petroleum industry
[D] Mining industry
6. Consider the following:
1. Pashmina wool
2. Merino wool
3. Angora wool
Which among the above is / are produced from goat varieties in India?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. With reference to the hazards of the pesticides, how Bio-amplification is different from Bio-concentration?
1.Bio-concentration occurs within an organism, Bio-amplification occurs across food chain
2.Bio-concentration pertains to inorganic substances such as metals, Bio-amplification pertains to organic persistent chemicals
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
8. Which of the following test is conducted if the disease is caused by bacteria Salmonella Typhi that causes mild to severe fiver?
[A] Widal test
[B] Rapid sputum test
[C] Lisman test
[D] IgM test
9. Which of the following is not a part of Broad Money in India?
[A] Demand Deposits with Banks
[B] Currency with the Public
[C] Time Deposits with Banks
[D] Banks’ deposits with RBI
10. With reference to the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR), consider the following observations:
1. Banks can keep cash, government bonds as well as gold to meet their SLR requirements
2. SLR is one of the means to finance government’s fiscal deficit
Which of the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
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