UDC 2015 – Test – 2 By Eandhizhai | October 8, 2015 - 9:58 am |October 1, 2020 Welcome to your UDC 2015 - Test - 2 Name Email Phone Number 1. The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by ? Universal Law Universal Truth Universal Faith Universal Soul 2. Consider the following statements:<br /> 1. The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business.<br /> 2. An executive actions of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Prime Minister.<br /> Which of the statements given above is/are correct?Consider the following statements: 1. The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business. 2. An executive actions of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Prime Minister. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 3. Regarding the Indus Valley Civilization, consider the following statements : 1. It was predominant!y a secular civilization and the religious element, though present, did not dominate the scene, 2. During this period. cotton was used for manufacturing textiles in India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 4. Match the following Buddhist Councils Place a) I - 1) Padaliputra B) II - 2) Rajgirha c) III - 3) Kashmir d) IV - 4) Vaishali a-1,b-2,c-3,d-4 a-2,b-4,c-1,d-3 a-2,b-1,c-4,d-3 a-4,b-2,c-1,d-3 5. With reference to the guilds (Shreni) of ancient India that played a very important role in the country's economy, which of the following statements is/ are correct ? 1. Every guild was registered with the central authority of the State and the king was the chief administrative authority on them. 2. The wages, rules of work, standards and prices were fixed by the guild. 3. The guild had judicial powers over its own members. Select the correct answer using the Codes given below: 1 and 2 only 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3 6. Consider the following: 1. Assessment of land revenue on the basis of nature of the quality of the crops 2. Use of mobile cannons in warfare 3. Cultivation of tobacco and red chilies. Which of the above was/ were introduced into India by the English ? 1 only 1 and 2 2 and 3 None of the above 7. The Rowlatt Act aimed at Compulsory economic support to war efforts Imprisonment without trial and summary procedures for trial Suppression of the Khiiafat Movement Imposition of restrictions on freedom of the press 8. The Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress (1929) is very important in history because ? 1) The Congress passed a resolution demanding complete independence 2) The rift between the extremists and moderates was resolved in that Session 3) A resolution was passed rejecting the two-nation theory in that Session Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 only 2 and 3 1 and 3 1, 2 and 3 9. With reference to Indian History, the Members of the Constituent Assembly from the Provinces were ? Directly elected by the people of those Provinces Nominated by the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League Elected by the Provincial Legislative Assemblies Selected by the Government for their expertise in constitutional matters 10. The people of India agitated against the arrival of Simon Commission because ? Indians never wanted the review of the working of the Act of 1919 Simon Commission recommended the abolition of Dyarchy (Diarchy) in the Provinces There was no Indian member in the Simon Commission The Simon suggested the country Commission partition of the 11. Quit India Movement was launched in response to ? Cabinet Mission Plan Cripps Proposals Simon Commission Report Wavell Plan 12. Annie Besant was 1. responsible for starting the Home Rule Movement 2. the founder of the Theosophical Society 3. once the President of the Indian National Congress Select the correct statement/ statements using the codes given below. 1 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3 13. The Ilbert Bill controversy was related to the ? Imposition of restrictions on newspapers and magazines published in Indian languages Removal of disqualifications imposed on the Indian magistrates with regard to the trial of the Europeans Removal of a duty on imported cotton cloth Imposition restrictions the Indians of to carry certain arms by the Indians 14. The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to ? Solve the problem of minorities in India Give effect to the Independence Bill Delimit the boundaries between India and Pakistan Enquire into the riots in East Bengal 15. The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until ? The First World War when Indian troops were needed by the British and the partition was ended King George V abrogated Curzon's Act at the Royal Durbar in Delhi in 1911 Gandhiji launched his Civil Disobedience Movement The Partition of India in 1947 when East Bengal became East Pakistan 16. The 1929 Session of Indian National Congress is of significance in the history of the Freedom Movement because the ? Attainment of Self-Government was declared as the objective of the Congress Attainment of Pooma Swaraj was adopted as the goal of the Congress Non-Cooperation Movement was launched Decision to participate in the Round Table Conference in London was taken 17. The power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in ? The President of India The Parliament The Chief Justice of India The Law Commission 18. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its ? Advisory jurisdiction Appellate jurisdiction Original jurisdiction Writ jurisdiction 19. Consider the following statements regarding a No-Confidence Motion in India: 1. There is no mention of a No-Confidence Motion in the Constitution of India. 2. A Motion of No-Confidence can be introduced in the Lok Sabha only. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 20. Consider the following statements: 1. The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business. 2. An executive actions of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Prime Minister. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 21. Which of the following is/are the function/functions of the Cabinet Secretariat? 1. Preparation of agenda for Cabinet Meetings 2. Secretarial assistance to Cabinet Committees 3. Allocation of financial resources to the Ministries Select the correct answer using the code given below. 1 only 1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3 22. In the Constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is included in the ? Preamble to the Constitution Directive Principles of State Policy Fundamental Duties Ninth Schedule 23. What will follow if a Money Bill is substantially amended by the Rajya Sabha? The lok Sabha may still proceed with the Bill, accepting or not accepting the recommendations of the Rajya Sabha The lok Sabha cannot consider the Bill further The lok Sabha may send the Bill to the Rajya Sabha for reconsideration The President may call a joint sitting for passing the Bill 24. The Constitution (Seventy-Third Amendment) Act. 1992. which aims at promoting the Panchayat Raj Institutions in the country, provides for which of the following? 1. Constitution of District Planning Committees. 2. State Election Commissions to conduct all panchayat elections. 3. Establishment of State Finance Commissions. Select the correct answer using the codes given below : 1 1 and 2 2 and 3 1, 2 and 3 25. All revenues received by the Union Government by way of taxes and other receipts for the conduct of Government business are credited to the ? Contingency Fund of India Public Account Consolidated fund of India Deposits and Advances Fund 26. Which one of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India contains provisions regarding anti-defection? Second Schedule Fifth Schedule Eighth Schedule Tenth Schedule 27. Consider the following : 1. Carbon dioxide 2. Oxides of Nitrogen 3. Oxides of Sulphur Which of the above is / are the emission / emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants ? 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3 28. Match the following ? Halogens - Colours 1) Fluorine - a) Yellowish green 2) Chlorine - b) Violet black 3) Bromine - c) Orange 4) Iodine - d) Pale Yellow 1-a,2-b,3-c,4-d 1-d,2-a,3-c,4-b 1-d,2-b,3-a,4-c 1-b,2-c,3-b,4-a 29. Mirage is caused due to ? Unequal heating of different parts of the atmosphere Magnetic disturbances in the atmosphere Depletion of ozone layer in the atmosphere Equal heating of different parts of the atmosphere 30. Stars appears to move from east to west because ? All stars move from east to west The earth rotates from west to east The earth rotates from east to west The background of the stars moves from west to east 31. Cetology is a study of ? whales and dolphins Crabs Bees and Butterflies Moths 32. An increased rate of Heart beat is called as ? Hypocardia Tachycardia Bardycardia None of the above 33. The chemical name of Blue vitriol is ? Zinc sulphate Ferrous sulphate Copper sulphate Calcium sulphate 34. Which of the following mineral is commonly added to slow down the setting of clement ? Alumina lime calcium Gypsum 35. Which of the following glass is used in manufacturing high quality laboratory equipments ? Hard-glass Pyrex-glass Quartz-glass Flint-glass 36. Which of the following disease is /are caused by Bacteria ? 1. Dengue 2. Amoebiasis 3. Plague 4. Pneumonia 1 and 3 2 and 3 3 and 4 1,2,3 and 4 37. Satellites used for telecommunication relay are kept in a geostationary orbit. A satellite is said to be in such an orbit when ? 1. The orbit is geosynchronous. 2. The orbit is circular. 3. The orbit lies in the plane to the Earth's equator. 4. The orbit is at an altitude of 22,236 km. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 1, 2 and 3 only 1,3 and 4 only 2 and 4 only 1, 2, 3 and 4 38. If a tropical rain forest is removed, it does not regenerate quickly as compared to a tropical deciduous forest.This is because ? The soil of rain forest is deficient in nutrients Propagules of the trees in a rain forest have poor viability The rain forest species are slow-growing Exotic species invade the fertile soil of rain forest 39. A layer in the Earth's atmosphere called Ionosphere facilitates radio communication. Why? 1. The presence of ozone causes the reflection of radio waves to Earth. 2. Radio waves have a very long wavelength. Which of the statements given above is / are correct ? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 40. Consider the following: 1. Photosynthesis 2. Respiration 3. Decay of organic matter 4. Volcanic action Which of the above add carbon dioxide to the carbon cycle on Earth ? 1 and 4 only 2 and 3 only 2, 3 and 4 1, 2, 3 and 4 41. The surface of a lake is frozen in severe winter, but the water at its bottom is still liquid. What is the reason ? lce is a bad conductor of heat Since the surface of the lake is at the same temperature as the air, no heat is lost The density of water is maximum at 4°C None of the above 42. Variations in the length of daytime and nighttime from season to season are due to ? The earth's rotation on its axis The earth's revolution round the sun in an elliptical manner Latitudinal position of the place Revolution of the earth on a tilted axis 43. Consider the following pairs : 1. Nokrek Biosphere Reserve : Garo Hills 2. Logtak (Loktak) Lake : Barail Range 3. Namdapha National Park : Dalla Hills Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched? 1 only 2 and 3 only 1,2 and 3 None of the above 44. In the grasslands, trees do not replace the grasses as a part of an ecological succession because of ? Exotic insects and fungi limited sunlight and paucity of nutrients water limits and fire All the above 45. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of ecosystems in the order of decreasing productivity ? Oceans, lakes, grasslands, mangroves Mangroves, oceans, grasslands, lakes Mangroves, grasslands, lakes, oceans Oceans, mangroves, lakes, grasslands 46. Consider the following pairs National Park River flowing through the Park 1. Corbett National Park : Ganga 2. Kaziranga National Park : Manas 3. Silent Valley National Park : Kaveri Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched? 1 and 2 3 only 1 and 3 only None of the above 47. The Reserve Bank of India regulates the commercial banks in matters of ? 1. liquidity of assets 2. branch expansion 3. merger of banks 4. winding-up of banks Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 1 and 4 2,3 and 4 1,2 and 3 1, 2, 3 and 4 48. Consider the following statements 1. Inflation benefits the debtors. 2. Inflation benefits the bondholders. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 49. In the context of Indian economy, 'Open Market Operations' refers to ? Borrowing by scheduled banks from the RBI Lending by commercial banks to industry and trade Purchase and sale of government securities by the RBI None of the above 50. A rise in general level of prices may be caused by ? 1. an increase in the money supply 2. a decrease in the aggregate level of output 3. an increase in the effective demand Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 1 only 1 and 2 2 and 3 1, 2 and 3 51. Supply of money remaining the same when there is an increase in demand for money, there will be ? a fall in the level of prices an increase in the rate of interest a decrease in the rate of interest an increase in the level of income and employment 52. The sales tax you pay while purchasing a toothpaste is a ? Tax imposed by the Central Government Tax imposed by the Central Government but collected by the State Government Tax imposed by the State Government but collected by the Central Government Tax imposed and collected by the State Government 53. With reference to Balance of Payments, which of the following constitutes/ constitute the Current Account? 1. Balance of trade 2. Foreign assets 3. Balance of invisibles 4. Special Drawing Rights Select the correct answer using the code given below. 1 only 2 and 3 1 and 3 1,2 and 4 54. What does venture capital mean? A short-term capital provided to industries A long-term start-up capital provided to new entrepreneurs Funds provided to industries at times of incurring losses Funds provided for replacement and renovation of industries 55. In the context of Indian economy, which of the following is / are the purpose/purposes of 'Statutory Reserve Requirements'? 1. To enable the Central Bank to control the amount of advances the banks can create 2. To make the people's deposits with banks safe and liquid 3. To prevent the commercial banks from making excessive profits 4. To force the banks to have sufficient vault cash to meet their day-to-day requirements Select the correct answer using the code given below. 1 only 1 and 2 2 and 3 1, 2, 3 and 4 56. If the interest rate is decreased in an economy. it will ? Decrease the consumption expenditure in the economy Increase the tax collection of the Government Increase the investment expenditure in the economy Increase the total savings in the economy 57. Identify the sentence pattern : Brutus is an honourable man. S V C A S V O C S V C S V IO DO 58. Identify the right meaning of the idiom. His Partner threw coldwater on his scheme. Encouraged Discouraged Appreciated Disagreed 59. Find out the part containing an Error: Mumps are a serious illness that affects people. A B C D mumps are a serious illness that affects people 60. Fill in the blanks with suitable words for the below sentence: Veena_______by the time we________. has left, arrive had left, arrived was left, arrived had been left, arrive 61. Match the following phrases given under column A with their meanings under column B. Column A Column B (a) put on for 1. remove (b) look for 2. extinguish (c) take off 3. search (d) putout 4. wear a-1,b-2,c-3,d-4 a-3,b-4,c-1,d-2 a-4,b-3,c-1,d-2 a-4,b-2,c-3,d-1 62. Choose the correct antonym for the italic word from the options given. He is a sturdy young man. Dynamic Strong Weak Ambitious 63. Select the incorrect sentence from the following: He was too frightening to speak Distilled water is used in some experiments He took up gymnastics when he was seven years old Take care of your health 64. Choose the correct antonym of the word italic in the following sentence : I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquility. sedation agitation irritation desperation 65. Fill in the blank with suitable synonym The hail_________ the cornfield until the entire crop was lost belittled pummeled rebuked commended 66. Fill in the blank with suitable synonym Our tiny boat spun into the ________, and we were sure that all hope was lost ? Matrix Paradox Vector Vortex 67. Who has been awarded the senior citizen award for iconic mother for the year 2015? Leelaben Chhabildas Gurjar Sunabeda Singh Jayadevi Thayi Yashodara Malpade 68. Recently, which state has started scheme for adoption of wild animals in zoos and deer parks? Haryana Jharkhand Tamilnadu Kerala 69. Recently, which country has been severely affected by Super typhoon Dujuan? China Philippines Japan Nepal 70. Who won the Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement? Sonu Nigam A.R Rahman Prabhakar Jog Shankar Ehsaan Roy 71. Who is the author of the book “Rebooting Government”? Manmohan Singh Arun Jaitley Pranab Mukherjee Nandan Nilekani 72. Viren Dangwal, who passed away recently, was a famous Person in ? Poet Drama Artist Social reformer Singer 73. Who has won the prestigious 2015 SASTRA-Ramanujan Prize? Krishnaswamy Alladi R K Dawan Jacob Tsimerman Swaroop Shenai 74. Who has been chosen for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award for Science and Technology 2015, in medical science category? D Srinivas Reddy Vidita Vaidya Mandar Deshmukh Yogesh Joshi 75. In which African country India has launched first India-Africa ICT Expo 2015? South Africa Zimbabwe Nigeria Kenya 76. Which country will host BRICS U-17 football cup in 2016? India China Russia Brazil 77. The Madhesi people, who are recently in news, natives of which country? Madagascar Mongolia Nepal Burma 78. Who has been appointed as chairman of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)? Stuti Narain Kacker Varuna Bharghava Chandra Premalatha Singh Kushal Singh Kapoor 79. Which one of the following statements is correct about FASTag? A device that enables cashless transaction at toll plazas A new technique used for mobile 4g data connections A device for early warning of cyclones A device to control the speed of spacejets 80. Who is the India’s new permanent representative at the United Nations? Gautam Bambawale Navtej Sarna Syed Akbaruddin Amarendra Khatua 81. Which one of the following birds is often regarded as the “Farmers of the Forest”? Myna HornBill Peacock Great Indian Bustard 82. The controversial Kalasa-Banduri canal project is associated with which two states? Karnataka and Maharastra Maharastra and Goa Goa and Karnataka Karnataka and Telungana 83. The chemical used in indelible ink (Election ink) is ? Potassium Nitrate Sodium Nitrate Silver Nitrate Silver iodine 84. The Government of India is launching Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan for ? Persons of Old Age Persons with Disabilities Visually Impaired Persons Widows and abandoned women 85. Nuakhai festival is celebrated in which among the following states of India? Bihar Goa Odisha Karnataka 86. India and USA entered into a partnership named "Joint challenge coin" for ? Bilateral Export of consumable products Manufacturing next-generation aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy Distributing life saving medicines at low cost for below poverty conserving wildlife biospheres 87. Which state recently organized the “Korea Caravan 2015”? Andrapradesh Tamilnadu Goa Maharastra 88. Who is the director of Marathi film “Court”, which was recently selected as India’s official entry to Oscars? Chaitanya Tamhane Koratala Siva Supran Sen Mira Nair 89. Amogha-1, which was successfully tested recently is a ? Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battle Tank Ballistic Missile Anti-Tank Guided Missile 90. Which of the following is India’s largest potato producing state? West bengal Odisha Uttarpradesh Himachal pradesh 91. The recently launched Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) scheme is related to which of the following sectors? Agriculture Minerals & mines Heavy metal Industries Education and skill development 92. A train 240 m long passes a pole in 24 seconds. How long will it take to pass a platform 650 m long? 65 sec 89 sec 100 sec 150 sec 93. Some articles were bought at 6 articles for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 articles for Rs. 6. Gain percent is ? 30% 33 and 1/3 % 35% 44% 94. At what time between 4 and 5 o'clock will the hands of a watch point in opposite directions? 45 min. past 4 40 min. past 4 50 and 4/11 min. past 4 54 and 6/11 min. past4 95. A sum of money amounts to Rs. 9800 after 5 years and Rs. 12005 after 8 years at the same rate of simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is ? 5% 12% 8% 10% 96. The product of two numbers is 4107. If the H.C.F. of these numbers is 37, then the greater number is ? 107 101 111 185 97. The smallest number which when diminished by 7, is divisible 12, 16, 18, 21 and 28 is ? 1008 1015 1022 1032 98. Find the odd man out. 6, 9, 15, 21, 24, 28, 30 30 21 28 24 99. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is ? 14 years 18 years 20 years 22 years 100. A cistern 6m long and 4 m wide contains water up to a depth of 1 m 25 cm. The total area of the wet surface is ? 49 meter square 50 meter square 53.5 meter square 55 meter square 101. Three taps A, B and C can fill a tank in 12, 15 and 20 hours respectively. If A is open all the time and B and C are open for one hour each alternately, the tank will be full in ? 6 hours 6 and 2/3 hours 7 hours 7 and 1/2 hours Please fill in the comment box below. Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! Time's up Bookmark the permalink.