NDA Questions

Synonyms

The government’s new policies will come into force from the next fiscal year.

  1. calendar
  2. academic
  3. financial
  4. leap

Synonyms

He spends his money lavishly.

  1. hesitatingly
  2. generously
  3. foolishly
  4. carefully

Synonyms

The confusion on the interlocutor’s face was gratifying.

  1. government officer
  2. party worker
  3. dialogist
  4. revolutionary

Synonyms

Weather conditions have been improving over the past few days.

  1. mending
  2. amending
  3. becoming better
  4. advancing

Synonyms

The growth and development of the peasant movement was indissolubly linked with the national struggle for freedom.

  1. firmly
  2. vaguely
  3. individually
  4. steadily

Synonyms

A local court granted bail to the criminal on Thursday.

  1. confessed
  2. donated
  3. allowed
  4. yielded

Synonyms

The judge told that he would analyze the evidence and then deliver the verdict.

  1. liberate
  2. surrender
  3. transfer
  4. pronounce

Synonyms

In India, it has become easy to attack cultural artefacts these days.

  1. beckon
  2. assault
  3. belch
  4. appreciate

Synonyms

I do not want you to lead a life of sycophancy as you did during the foreign rule.

  1. admiration
  2. love
  3. appreciation
  4. flattery

Synonyms

He gave me a COUNTERFEIT coin.

  1. rare
  2. fake
  3. unmatured
  4. inferior

Synonyms

At the end of the marathon everybody was EXHAUSTED.

  1. weakened
  2. honoured
  3. satisfied
  4. tired

Synonyms

This is his MAIDEN appearance on the screen.

  1. first
  2. last
  3. girlish
  4. shy

Synonyms

The decision of the Union Government to REPEAL the Urban Land Ceiling Act has been welcomed by all.

  1. suppress
  2. amend
  3. cancel
  4. withhold

Synonyms

The experts’ MINUTE examination brought to light some important clues.

  1. quick
  2. detailed
  3. superficial
  4. prolonged

Synonyms

He is extremely METICULOUS in his approach.

  1. simple
  2. careful
  3. fair
  4. reasonable

Synonyms

We must adopt DRASTIC measures to control population growth.

  1. simple
  2. dramatic
  3. realistic
  4. severe

Synonyms

The police officer tried to INTIMIDATE the witness but in vain.

  1. inform
  2. reward
  3. frighten
  4. persuade

Synonyms

His candid opinions have won him many friends.

  1. kind
  2. courteous
  3. generous
  4. frank

Synonyms

Businessmen who lack acumen cannot be expected to be very successful.

  1. fairness
  2. sharpness
  3. boldness
  4. righteousness

Synonyms

The police fired indiscriminately at the crowd, killing many innocent women and children.

  1. continuously
  2. without distinguishing
  3. foolishly
  4. rapidly

Synonyms

Bad tendencies are to be countered by good ones until all that is evil disappears.

  1. Opposed
  2. balanced
  3. reduced
  4. bypassed

Synonyms

It is unwise to sever diplomatic relations with a neighbouring country over small matters.

  1. engage
  2. estrange
  3. cut off
  4. twist

Antonyms

The witness corroborated word for word the statement of the victim.

  1. accepted
  2. confirmed
  3. denied
  4. repeated

Antonyms

The birth of his child decidedly proved to be an auspicious event in his life.

  1. precious
  2. ominous
  3. useless
  4. unforgettable

Antonyms

Unlike his brother, he is affable.

  1. reserved
  2. gullible
  3. irritable
  4. lovable

Antonyms

It was indeed arduous to cross streets in New York.

  1. pleasant
  2. effortless
  3. interesting
  4. risky

Antonyms

My first lecture in the classroom was a fiasco.

  1. success
  2. joy
  3. fun
  4. disaster

Constitution

Which of the following provision(s) of the Constitution of India became effective from November 26, 1949?

  1. Elections
  2. Citizenship
  3. Emergency provisions
  4. Appointment of the Judges

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 2 and 4

Organisations & Policies

The Superintendence, direction and control of elections in India is vested in

  1. The supreme Court of India
  2. The Parliament of India
  3. The Election Commission of India
  4. The Chief Election Commissioner

Organisations & Policies

Which one of the following statements with regard to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is not correct?

  1. He is appointed by the President of India.
  2. He can be removed from office in the same way as the judge of the Supreme Court of India.
  3. The CAG is eligible for further office under the government of India after he has ceased to hold his office.
  4. The salary of the CAG is charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India.

Legislature

Which one of the following about the Parliament of India is not correct?

  1. The Parliament consists of the President, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
  2. There are no nominated members in the Lok Sabha.
  3. The Rajya Sabha cannot be dissolved.
  4. Some members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President.

Medieval History

Who among the following was the author of Humayun Nama?

  1. Roshanara Begum
  2. Ruquaiya Sultan Begum
  3. Gulbadan Begum
  4. Gauhara Begum

Culture

Which of the following is / are not historical biography / biographies?

  1. Dipavamsa
  2. Harshacharita
  3. Vikramankadevacharita
  4. Prithvirajavijaya

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

  1. Only 1
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 2, 3 and 4
  4. All of these

Constitution

Who among the following are the two civil servants who assisted the Constituent Assembly in framing the Constitution of India?

  1. BN Rau and KM Munshi
  2. SN Mukherjee and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar
  3. BN Rau and SN Mukherjee
  4. KM Munshi and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar

Modern History

Name the rebel who fought against the British in the Battle of Chinhat in the course of the 1857 Revolt?

  1. Ahmadullah Shah
  2. Shah Mal
  3. Mangal Pandey
  4. Kunwar Singh

Modern History

Who among the following introduced the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in 1793?

  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Robert Clive
  4. John Adam

Modern History

Name the first major voluntary association representing primarily Indian landlord interests that was set-up in Calcutta in 1851?

  1. British Indian Association
  2. Landholder’s Society
  3. Madras Native Association
  4. Bombay Association

Medieval History

Who among the following social reformer started a society for the encouragement of widow remarriage in 1866 in Maharashtra?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Jyotirao Phule
  3. Vishnushastri Pandit
  4. Pandita Ramabai

Medieval History

What is the name of the award given to meritorious men in the Mughal Court in the form of a robe of honour that was once worn by the Emperor?

  1. Sarapa
  2. Patka
  3. Padma murassa
  4. Khilat

Modern History

Who gifted the Badshah Nama to King George in 1799?

  1. Abul Fazl
  2. Abdul Hamid Lahori
  3. Nawab of Awadh
  4. William Jones

GP Heat

Thermal capacity of a body depends on the

  1. mass of the body only
  2. mass and shape of the body only
  3. density of the body
  4. mass, shape and temperature of the body

GP Sound Waves

Which of the following statements about electromagnetic waves, sound waves and water waves is/are correct?

  1. The exhibit reflection.
  2. They carry energy.
  3. They exert pressure.
  4. They can travel in vacuum.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 1 and 3
  4. Only 1

GP Measurement

Light year is a unit for measurement of

  1. age of universe
  2. very large distance
  3. very small time intervals
  4. very high temperature

Minerals Industries

Which of the following are essential prerequisites for establishment of a thermal power station?

  1. Availability of fossil fuels
  2. Proximity to a river, lake or sea
  3. Good transport network
  4. Proximity to an urban centre

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3

Minerals Industries

Which one of the following centres is not known for iron and steel industry?

  1. Bhadravati
  2. Salem
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Renukoot

World Geography

Which one of the following is a local wind that blows out from Siberia?

  1. Bora
  2. Purga
  3. Mistral
  4. Blizzard

Minerals Industries

Bharatmala Project is related to

  1. Improving road connectivity
  2. Interlinking ports and railways
  3. Interlinking of rivers
  4. Interlinking major cities with gas pipelines

Agriculture

Which of the following conditions is/are essential for tea cultivation?

  1. Tropical and sub-tropical climate.
  2. Heavy rainfall ranging from 150 cm to 250 cm.
  3. Soil should contain good amount of lime.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. All of these
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 2 and 3
  4. Only 1

Rivers

Which one of the following rivers is not a tributary of river Cauvery?

  1. Hemavati
  2. Arkavati
  3. Indravati
  4. Amravati

Biodiversity

Which one of the following Himalayan vegetation species is found between the altitudes of 1800 to 2600 m?

  1. Saal
  2. Chir
  3. Spruce
  4. Deodar