1. A fat-soluble vitamin is


2. The reservoir of R.B.C is


3. The pituitary gland is located at the base of


4. Which of the following diseases is a viral disease?


5. Sex chromosome in human male is represented by


6. As output increases. Average fixed cost


7. A situation of a large number of firms producing similar goods is termed as


8. The best example of a capital intensive industry in India is


9. Indian Economy is a/an


10. The goods which people consume more, when their price rises are called


11. In a period of inflation and price rise the supply of money


12. The first income committee was established in which year?


13. Remedy finance is done by


14. Which of the following is on the insignia of the RBI?


15. Which is a development expenditure?


16. Which is the biggest tax-paying sector in India?


17. The practice of selling goods in a foreign country at a price below their domestic selling price is called?


18. Excise duty is levied on


19.  ‘Plan Holiday’ was declared after which five-year plan?


20. ‘NIFTY’ is associated with


21. Insurance sector in India is regulated by


22. Special Drawing Rights were created by


23. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is located at


24. Sailor : Compass : : ?


25. Which is different from the rest?


26. In a certain code language ‘GIVE’ is written as ‘VIEG’ and ‘OVER’ is written as ‘EVRO’. How will ‘DISK’ be written in that same code?


27. Which will come in place of question mark in the number series: 5 , 11 , 23, 47 , 95, ?


28. Missing letters in the letter series –cb—ca—bacb—ca—bac—d is


29. If every second Saturday and all Sundays are holidays in a 30 days month beginning on Saturday, then how many working days are there in that month?


30. If 5*4=15 ,7*8=49 and 6*5=24, then 8*4 is equal is


31. What is the theme of the 2019 World Asthma Day?


32. INS Ranjit, which is recently decommissioned by Indian Navy, was built by which of the following countries?


33. The recently published book ‘Game Changer’ is the autography of which of the following cricketers?


34. Which country is the current chair of the 2019 G-7 summit?


35. Which Indian sportswoman has attained the world No. 1 position in the women’s 10m air rifle event?


36. Which South American nation has recently joined the International Solar Alliance?


37. Which Indian personality has been conferred the UAE’s highest civilian honour ‘Zayed Medal’ recently?


38. Who has been elected as the new President of World Bank?


39. Which country’s Space Agency has successfully dropped an explosive on asteroid Ryugu to make crater recently?


40. Which Indian Armed force has recently tied up with CSIR for joint research?


41. Issak Hayik, who has become the World’s oldest soccer player, is from which country?


42. RBI has recently tweaked LCR norms to boost liquidity. What does ‘LCR’ stands for?


43. Which of the following banks has recently launched paperless account opening facility for NRI’s?


44. Which is India’s rank in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI)?


45. Amar Paul, who passed away recently, was the legendary folk singer of which language?


46. The state tree of H.P. is


47. The state game of H.P. is


48. Population density of H.P. as per census 2011 is


49. Nalwari fair is celebrated in which district of H.P.?


50. Hathi dhar is located in which district of H.P.?


51. ‘Chabutra Hills’ is located in which district of H.P.?


52. ‘Banganga’ is a tributary of which river in H.P.?


53. ‘Pooh’ sub-division is located in which district of H.P.?


54. Halda Festival is celebrated in which district of H.P.?


55. Dr. Y.S. Parmar belonged to which district of H.P.?


56. Who was the first recipient of Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram Award in Pahari Literature?


57. Oldest Painting school of H.P. was


58. Which is the largest administrative division of H.P.?


59. Old name of ‘Baijnath’ was:


60. Who was the founder of Chamba Town?


61. Total number of legislative assembly constituencies in H.P. is


62. Who commandedthe Mughal forces which subdued Kangra fort in 1620 AD?


63. In which century was the Mandi state founded?


64. When Gandhiji visited Shimla for the first time?


65. Who started the Shivratri fair of Mandi (at purani Mandi).


66. The total length of Kalka Shimla railway line is


67. Suketi fossil park is located in which district of H.P.


68. Central Potato Research Institute is located in which district of H.P.


69. Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna is in which district of H.P.


70. Who wrote the book Lajjo?


71. The centralization of both political and economic powers has been continuing_______independence.


72. The Judge recommended a severe punishment so that he____________from drinking in future.


73. It has been observed that income _____widened between urban and rural areas.


74. Coins are made in the ______.


75. She was standing laughing _______a crowd of Journalists.



Direction: Q76 to Q80. Choose the Correct meaning of the given idiom/phrase out of the four alternatives A, B, C, and D.

To rest on one’s laurels


77. To meet one half way


78. To have an old head on young shoulders


79. Nigger in the woodpile


80. To have a jaundice eye



Directions (Q. 81 to 85): Choose the word out of four alternatives (A), (B) (C) and (D) which is opposite in meaning to the given word.



82. Ghastly


83. Curb


84. Overt


85. Deviate


86. प्रारम्भ


87. Which is the port town of Indus Valley civilization?


88. The term ‘Neolithic’ is derived from


89. Which of the following played the most important part in the Vedic Economy?


90. Which of the following had a monarchical form of government?


91. In Vajrayana Buddhism, the spouse of the Buddha/ Bodhisatva was known as


92. From which community did Jainism get most of its recruits?


93. The Red Sea route between India and Greece was opened by which empire?


94. The most important officers in the Gupta empire were the


95. Who among the following allowed the Muslims to preach the Islamic faith in their empire?


96. Before becoming the emperor, Balban was a deputy of 


97. What inspired the Marathas to fight against the rulers in Delhi?


98. A new technique of painting, known as ‘Siyahi Qalam’ became fashionable during the reign of


99. How many incursions did Mahmud of Ghazni made in India?


100. In which year was the Ryotwari System introduced?


101. What was the emphasis laid on in all reform movements?


102. The annexation of Awadh by the British took place in which year?


103. The Indian national movement upto 1905 was dominated by the


104. On which date did Gandhiji make his famous march to Dandi to break the salt law?


105. Wavell plan was given in which year?


106.  Morains and Till are examples of


107. Earthquakes are not likely to occur in


108. he aviators of jet aeroplanes often avoid the troposphere and fly above it because of the presence of


109. Doldrum is a zone of


110. Dolphin and challenger ocean ridges exist in which ocean?


111. Falkland ocean current flows along the south-eastern coast of


112. Which soil is famous for the growth of long grasses?


113. Out-migration of people from Bihar to Punjab is the result of


114. The ‘Masais’ mainly rear


115. Which of the following sources of energy does not pollute the environment?


116. The Cape route provides a link between Western Europe and


117. In which of the following natural regions, subsistence farming is the main occupation?


118. The capital of Australia is


119. Which of the following rivers is not fed by the snowfield known as ‘Himal’?


120. Which region is frequently affected by tropical cyclones in India?


121. In India, diluvial forests are found in the


122. Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in the west to Delhi in the north?


123. Kharaghoda is the leading centre of the salt industry of


124. The Agra canal draws water from which river?


125. Which of the following is not a Kharif crop?


126. The bicameral system is a feature of which of the following form of government?


127. The objective resolution was moved in Constituent assembly by


128. Which language is not mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution?


129. How many subjects are there in Union List?


130. Which one of the following is not an element of the state?


131. Formation of a new state in India is done by the Parliament with


132. Right to privacy comes under which article of the India constitution?


133. Who can restrict the Fundamental Rights of the citizens?


134. Right to Property is a


135. Who held the post of President of India twice?


136. Attorney General of India has the right to audience in


137. Who is the executive head of state in India?


138. Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha?


139. Which of the following is the first woman speaker of Lok Sabha?


140. Who generally presents the Finance Budget in Indian Parliament?


141. The number of Lok Sabha seats of Goa is


142. Which state had never a lady Chief Minister?


143. The Supreme Court of India was set up by the


144. Which ensures grassroot democracy in India?


145. How many times have the president declared a National emergency?


146. The change of position of an object is known as


147. The S.I. unit of heat is


148. The vibrations of a string are


149. The diaphragms of the telephone are made up of


150. The type of radiations emitted by radioactive substances are


151. Sriharikota, the site for rocket launching in India is in the state of


152. Oil or soap film when seen in daylight appears coloured because of


153. For safe driving during rain and fog, a driver should use additional


154. Which of the following is an example of an oxide ore?


155. Hydrogen burns with


156. Organic compounds always contain


157. Which glass is used for making lenses and prisms for optical instruments?


158. Double mode of respiration is found in


159. Kangaroo is mostly found in


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