QUESTIONS

1) When the Lok Sabha is dissolved, the Speaker continues in office till a new :

  1. Lok Sabha is formed
  2. Speaker is appointed by the President
  3. Speaker is elected when the new House meets
  4. Government is formed

 

2) Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha ?

  1. President
  2. Vice-President
  3. Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
  4. Leader of Opposition

 

3) Members of the Rajya Sabha are elected according to :

  1. Cumulative Vote System
  2. Single Non-transferable Vote System
  3. Single Transferable Vote System
  4. None of these

 

4) The Rajya Sabha can have a maximum strength of :

  1. 200
  2. 210
  3. 250
  4. 260

 

5) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected by :

  1. All the members of Parliament
  2. The people directly
  3. All the members of Lok Sabha
  4. The members of the majority party in the Lok Sabha

 

6) The largest committee of Parliament of India is :

  1. Public Accounts Committee
  2. Estimates Committee
  3. Committee on Public Undertakings
  4. Joint Parliamentary committee

 

7) Which one of the following statements correctly defines the term transhumance?

  1. Economy that solely depends upon animals
  2. Farming in which only one crop is cultivated by clearing hill slopes
  3. Practice of growing crops on higher hill slopes in summer and foothills in winter
  4. Seasonal migration of people with their animals up and down the mountains

 

8) The important feature of shifting cultivation is :

  1. Cultivation by transplantation
  2. Cultivation of Leguminous crops
  3. Change of cultivation site
  4. Rotating of crops

 

9) Crop rotation refers to :

  1. Method of farming without irrigation in an area of limited rainfall
  2. Farming done on the same land by different people turn wise
  3. Growing same crop in alternate years
  4. Growing different crops in succession

 

10) Mixed farming means :

  1. Growing two crops at the same time
  2. Growing different crops in succession
  3. Producing crops
  4. Using mixture of manures and fertilizer

 

11) Which one of the following Indian States is the largest producer of natural rubber ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kerala
  3. Assam
  4. Andhra Pradesh

 

12) If there is high rainfall, abundant sunshine, gently sloping land and well drained soil, for which crop are the conditions most suitable?

  1. Jute
  2. Rice
  3. Sugarcane
  4. Tea

 

13) Which one of the following states is the largest producer of coffee?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Assam
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

 

14) With which of the following periods do we associate the ‘microlith’ implements?

  1. Paleolithic
  2. Mesolithic
  3. Neolithic
  4. Chalcolithic

 

15) Match the following:

Ancients site Archaeological finding

  1. Lothal 1. Ploughed field
  2. Kalibangan 2. Dockyard
  3. Dholavira 3. Terracotta replica of a plough
  4. Banwali 4. An inscription comprising ten large sized signs of the Harappan script

 

Below are the options given in A B C D order

  1. 1 2 3 4
  2. 2 1 4 3
  3. 1 2 4 3
  4. 2 1 3 4

 

16) The vedic deity Indra was the god of :

  1. Wind
  2. Eternity
  3. Rain and Thunder
  4. Fire

 

17) Match the following:

  1. Fourth Buddhist Council 1. Vasumitra
  2. Third Buddhist Council 2. Moggaliputa Tissa
  3. Second Buddhist Council 3. Sabakami
  4. First Buddhist Council 4. Mahakassapa

Below options are given in A B C D order.

  1. 1 2 3 4
  2. 2 1 4 3
  3. 1 2 4 3
  4. 3 2 4 1

 

18) A tax which is paid by the person on whom the tax is incident is called a:

  1. local tax
  2. indirect tax
  3. direct tax
  4. rate

 

19) Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country?

  1. GNP
  2. GDP
  3. Net revenue
  4. None of the above

 

20) The existence of a Parallel Economy or Black Money:

  1. makes the economy more competitive
  2. makes the monetary policies less effective
  3. ensures a better distribution of income and wealth
  4. ensures increasing productive investment

 

NEW!!, POLICE SUB-INSPECTOR (PSI) TEST SERIES-2018

 

ANSWERS

  1. Correct Answer: Speaker is elected when the new House meets
  2. Correct Answer: Vice-President
  3. Correct Answer: Single Transferable Vote System
  4. Correct Answer: 250
  5. Correct Answer: all the members of Lok Sabha
  6. Correct Answer: Estimates Committee
  7. Correct Answer: Seasonal migration of people with their animals up and down the mountains
  8. Correct Answer: change of cultivation site
  9. Correct Answer: growing different crops in succession
  10. Correct Answer: growing two crops at the same time
  11. Correct Answer: Kerala
  12. Correct Answer: Tea
  13. Correct Answer: Karnataka
  14. Correct Answer: Mesolithic
  15. Correct Answer: 2 1 3 4
  16. Correct Answer: rain and thunder
  17. Correct Answer: 1 2 3 4
  18. Correct Answer: direct tax
  19. Correct Answer: GNP
  20. Correct Answer: makes the monetary policies less effective

 

 

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