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MCQ Set-2 General Study For CSAT

Ques (1): Which of the following places does not have a railway production unit?
Ans : (d) Hyderabad

Ques (2): Which of the following made the highest contribution to the country’s total export growth during 2006-07?', '(c) Engineering goods and petroleum products
Ans : (c) Engineering goods and petroleum products

Ques (3): Which of the following was not founded by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar ?
Ans : (d) Deccan Education Society

Ques (4): Which of the following days in July is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas to mark the Indian victory in the Kargil war back in 1999?
Ans : c. 26 July

Ques (5): Which port in India bagged the Old is Gold award of Kirloskar Brother Ltd (KBL), Pune, for the oldest Kirloskar Industrial Pump in working condition in India?
Ans : (d) Cochin Port Trust

Ques (6): A stretch of sea water partly or fully seprated by a narrow strip from the main sea is called
Ans : (a) Lagoon

Ques (7): The correct sequence of the eastward flowing rivers of the peninsular India from north to south is
Ans : (a) Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Cauvery and Vagai

Ques (8): Which of the following pairs of river dam project and state is not correct ?
Ans : (a)All are correct

Ques (9): Which one omong the following States of India has the Lowest density of population ?
Ans : (c) Arunachal Pradesh

Ques (10): Where was the first desalination plant in India to produce one lakhs litres freshwater per day based on low temperature thermal desalination principle Commissioned ?
Ans : (a) Kavaratti

Ques (11): Which one among the following has the maximum number of National Parks ?
Ans : (a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Ques (12): The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli lies between which of the following states of India ?
Ans : (c)Gujarat and Maharashtra

Ques (13): India lost the Davis Cup World Group first round tie to defending champions Serbia 1-4. India had secured its position in the elite 16 for the second straight year by defeating _? Fill in the blank by choosing the correct answer from the options given below.
Ans : (d) Brazil

Ques (14): What does the term ‘Dolby B’ or ‘Dolby C’ printed on tape recorders and other sound system refer to?
Ans : c) Noise reduction circuit

Ques (15): A balloon filled with Helium doesn't rise indefinately but halts after a certain height because.
Ans : 3) C

Ques (16): Who among the following won six gold medals in the 9th FINA World Swimming Championship held in Fukuoka, Japan in the year 2001?
Ans : (b) Ian Thorpe

Ques (17): The jet plane engine works on the principle of
Ans : (c) Linear momentum

Ques (18): Which of the following hills are found where the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet?
Ans : (c) Nilgiri Hills

Ques (19): The Enforcement Directorate has booked Pune-based real estate agent and stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan under section 3 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. When did PMLA come into existence?
Ans : (c) 2005

Ques (20): Recently Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments signed a Memorandum of understanding for the linking of two rivers as a link project . which are these two rivers?
Ans : b) Betwa and Ken

Ques (21): A contract on construction job specifies a penalty for delay in completion of the work beyond a certain date IS as follows : Rs. 200 for the first day, Rs. 250 for the second day, Rs. 300 for the third day etc., the penalty for each succeeding day being 50 more than that of the preceding day. How much penalty should the contractor pay if he delays the work by 10 days ?
Ans : (b) Rs. 4250

Ques (22): The new committee system constitutes an improvement over the earlier committee system in so far as
Ans : (b) it enables the Parliament to examine the grants of all the ministries and departments in detail

Ques (23): Which one of the following cities is nearest to the equator?
Ans : (d) Singapore

Ques (24): Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world?
Ans : (d) Tropical Rain forests

Ques (25): The Basque people who are frequently in the news for their separatist activity live in
Ans : (d) Spain

Ques (26): Near Which one of the following cities are Palitana Temples located?
Ans : (b) Mount Abu

Ques (27): . Who among the following was responsible for the revival of Hinduism in the 19th century ?
Ans : (a) Swami Vivekananda

Ques (28): Through which one of the following groups of countries does the Equator Pass?
Ans : b) Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia

Ques (29): Which of the following is not correctly matched.
Ans : (a) The Government of India Act 1919- Morley Minto Reforms

Ques (30): Which one of the following Articles of the Directive Principles of State Policy deals with the promotion of international peace and security?
Ans : (a) 51

Ques (31): Indian Parliament exercises final control on public finance through
Ans : (a) Public Accounts committee

Ques (32): What are Rubies and Sapphires chemically known as?
Ans : (b) Aluminum oxide

Ques (33): Which one of the following statements is not correct?
Ans : (a) All echinoderms are viviparous

Ques (34): The use of plastics, a petro-chemical base product, in various sectors is bringing about revolutionalry changes. Which of the following statements in regard to benefits from its use is not correct?
Ans : (c) Sythetic detergents produced from this material are a good sustitute raw material for oil-based soaps.

Ques (35): Consider the following statements : 1. Longitude of Jabalpur’s location is between those of Indore and Bhopal. 2. Latitude of Aurangabad’s location is between those of Vadodara and Pune. 3. Bangalore is situtated more southward than Chennai. Which of these statements is / are correct ?
Ans : (d) 1, 2 and 3

Ques (36): A train of length 150 meters, moving at a speed of 90 km/hr can cross a 200 metre bridge in
Ans : (b) 14 seconds

Ques (37): Robert Webster is known for his work associated with which one of the following ?
Ans : (b) Influenza virus

Ques (38): Which of the following gets affected by Polio?
Ans : (c) Spinal Cord and Bone marrow

Ques (39): The highest transmission voltage in the country as in 2007 is
Ans : (c) 400kv

Ques (40): Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
Ans : (b) Battle of wandrwash-French vs. East India Company

Ques (41): Which one of the following upheavals took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857 ?
Ans : (a) Indigo Disturbances

Ques (42): What is the pH level of blood of normal persoan?
Ans : (c) 7.35-7.45

Ques (43): The Palk Bay lies between:
Ans : (b) Gulf of Manner and Bay of Bengal

Ques (44): Recently, the European Union and other six countries including India signed the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Project. Which one of the following was not a signatory to it ?
Ans : (a) Canada

Ques (45): Which of the following is correctly matched ?
Ans : (b)Gir-Lions

Ques (46): Which of the followings is/are associated with the formation of the Indian States?1. Fazal Ali 2. SK Ghar 3. JBP Committee 4. KM Panikkar
Ans : (b) 1, 2, & 3

Ques (47): Which one of the following High Courts has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
Ans : (b) Calcutta

Ques (48): What is the correct duration of tenth five-year plan?
Ans : (a) 2002-2007

Ques (49): The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee, whose permission is required for cultivation of any genetically modified crop such as Bt-Cotton in India, is under the Union Ministry of
Ans : (b) Environment and Forests

Ques (50): When Raja wodeyar founded the Kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire?
Ans : d) Venkata II

Ques (51): Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India ?
Ans : (b) Fort St. George

Ques (52): Non Cooperation Movement started in :
Ans : (d) 1920

Ques (53): India’s Humpy Koneru won the sixth and final tournament of the FIDE Women Grand Prix Series chess. Where was the sixth and final tournament in the Women's Grand Prix series played?
Ans : (a) Doha, Qatar

Ques (54): A and B can complete work together in 5 days. If a works at twice his speed and B at half of his speed this works can be finished in 4 days. How many days would it take for A alone to complete the job ?
Ans : (a) 10

Ques (55): Jhum cultivation is prevalent in
Ans :

Ques (56): The ruler of which one of the following States was removed from power by the british on the pretext of misgovernance?
Ans : (a) Awadh

Ques (57): Minamata disease is caused by—
Ans : (a) Mercury

Ques (58): In which one of the following areas did the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research make significant progress in the year 2005?
Ans : a) Reprocessing the uranium-plutonium mixed carbide fuel of the Fast Breeder test Reactor.

Ques (59): You need a passport to visit which of these countries?
Ans : (c)Srilanka

Ques (60): The battle of Dharmat was fought between
Ans : (b) Babur and the Afghans

Ques (61): Which one of the following projects consist of the gandhi Sagar Dam, the kota barrage and the Rana Pratap Sagar Dam ?
Ans : (a) The Chambal project

Ques (62): In India, among the following locations, the Dutch established their earliest factory at
Ans : (b) Pulicat

Ques (63): For the first time in history the most valuable PSU of India registered a zero percent production growth in 2010-11. What is the name the PSU?
Ans : (a) Coal India

Ques (64): Which one of the following is an insectivorous plant?
Ans : (b) Pitcher plant

Ques (65): Four different candles, which can last for 5 hours, 4 hours, 3 hours and 2 hours of burning, respectively, are lit in a room at the same instant and allowed to burn till such time that the three candles in the room get extinguished. The cost of burning each one of these candles is 75 paise per hour. The cost involved is :
Ans : (c) Rs. 9.75

Ques (66): Inflation occurs when aggregate supply is
Ans : (b) Less than aggragate demand

Ques (67): Consider the following statements : A 4-wheel vehicle moving in a sharp circular path at high speed will 1. overturn about its outer wheels. 2. overturn about its inner wheels. 3. skid outwards. 4. skid inwards. Which of these statements are correct ?
Ans : (a) 1 and 3

Ques (68): In which one of the following cities is the Global Automotive Research Central being set up?
Ans : (a) Chennai

Ques (69): Recently with which country’s government did ONGC-Mittal Energy Limited (OMEL) sign a joint venture deal of $6 billion dealing with infrastructure, refinery and power?
Ans : c) Nigeria

Ques (70): Kim Dae-Jung won the Nobel Prize for Peace. He is from which one of the following countries?
Ans : (c) South Korea

Ques (71): Coal, tha main source of energy in the country, accounts for about……. Present of the country’s commercial requirements
Ans : (b) 67

Ques (72): Bank Rate implies the rate of interest:
Ans : (d) At which the Reserve Bank of India discounts the Bills of Exchange

Ques (73): The present Lok Sabha is
Ans : (b)15th

Ques (74): On which book of Chetan Bhagat is the story of the hindi film 'Three Idiots' based?
Ans : (c)Five Point Someone

Ques (75): Which one amongst the following has the largest livestock population in the world?
Ans : (c) India

Ques (76): India's per capita Income released by Central Statistical Office in the year 2010-11 increased by?
Ans : b) 15.6%

Ques (77): C.Rangarajan has been actively involved in the Pan- Asian Commission addressing to which one of the following issues ?
Ans : (b) Impact of HIV / AIDS in the asian resign

Ques (78): In the year 2007, an earthquake led to massive radioactive water leakage in the largest nuclear plant in the world. In which country did it occur ?
Ans : (c) Japan

Ques (79): Which day is set to be observed as the Voting Day of India?
Ans : (b) January 25

Ques (80): Which one of the following countries recently upgraded its defence agency to a full defence ministry?
Ans : (b) Japan

Ques (81): In which state of India is the headquarters of ONGC located?
Ans : (d) Uttar pradesh

Ques (82): A car travels the first one-third of a certain distance with a speed of 10km/hr, the next one-third distance with a speed of 20 km/hr and the last one-third distance with a speed of 60 km/hr. The average speed of the car for the whole journey is:
Ans : (c) 30 km/hr

Ques (83): Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case ?
Ans : (d) Jatin Das

Ques (84): Among the follwing cities, which one is at the highest altitude above mean sea level ?
Ans : (a) Bangalore

Ques (85): Which two states will have separate cadres for IAS, IPS and IFS?
Ans : b) Manipur, Tripura

Ques (86): During the Indian freedom struggle, the Khudai Khidmatgars, also known as Red Shirts, called for
Ans : (d) the Pathan regional nationalist unity and a struggle against colonialism

Ques (87): Who among the following was never the Lok Sabha Speaker?
Ans : (a) K.V.K. Sundaram

Ques (88): If the radius of the earth were to shrink by one percent, its mass remaining the same, the value of ‘g’ on the earth’s surface would:
Ans : (d) decrease by 2%

Ques (89): Which of the following types is used by computed tomography employed for visualization of the internal structure of human body ?
Ans : (a) X-rays

Ques (90): All the six letters of the name SACHIN are arranged to from different words without repeating any letter in any one word.The words so formed are then arranged as in a dictionary. What will be the Position of the world SACHIN in that sequence?
Ans : (c) 601

Ques (91): There are two identical red, Two Identical black and two identical white balls, In How many different ways can the balls be placed in the cells (each cell to contain one ball) shown above such that balls of the same colour do not occupy any two consecutive cells ?
Ans : (c) 24

Ques (92): The power of judiciary to entertain petitions for public Interest Litigations can be traced to
Ans : (d) Writ jurisdiction

Ques (93): The Union Finance Ministry on 18 May 2011 decided to discontinue which of the following schemes beyond 30 June 2011 as the government is losing Rs 8000 crore on account of the scheme every year?
Ans : (a) Duty Entitlement Pass Book scheme

Ques (94): The principal natural rubber producing countries of the world are.
Ans : (b) Malaysia, Indonesia, Thialand, Shri lanka

Ques (95): Which one of the following was the most immediate factor for the spread of Swadeshi and boycott of foreign goods during the first decade of the present century ?
Ans : (a)Curzon's Partition of Bengal

Ques (96): Which one of the following pairs of countries joined the European Union in January, 2007 ?
Ans : (a) Bulgaria and Romania

Ques (97): Where is Haiti located? In the
Ans : (b)Caribbean Sea

Ques (98): Government of India and the World Bank signed to execute NERLP (North East Rural Livelihoods Project), to empower rural communities for the amount of?
Ans : (d)$130 million

Ques (99): Rajiv Gandhi National Flying Institute is being established in which State ?
Ans : (b) Maharashtra

Ques (100): For short-term climate predictions, which one of the following events, detected in the last decade, is associated with occasional weak monsoon rains in the Indian subcontinent?
Ans : (c) El Nino and Southern Oscillations

Ques (101): An enzyme which helps in the digestion of protein is?
Ans : (d) protease

Ques (102): Deforestation, results in which of the following
Ans : (c) All of these

Ques (103): Which one among the following has the largest shipyard in India?
Ans : (d) Visakhapatnam

Ques (104): In ancient Indian Buddhist monasteries, a ceremony called Pavarana used to be held. It was the
Ans : (b) confession by monks of their offences committed during their stay in the monasteries during the rainy season

Ques (105): Who among the following is considered as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW)?
Ans : (c) Tim Berners-Lee

Ques (106): Statutory recognition to portfolio system was accorded by
Ans : (c) Indian councils Act 1861

Ques (107): Octopus is:
Ans : (d) a mollusk

Ques (108): Who finally approves the draft of tenth five-year plans?
Ans : (c) National development council

Ques (109): Who among the following was presented with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Ratna Award, 2005 for her lifetime achievement in dance?
Ans : a) Chandralekha

Ques (110): In which country is the committee which selects winners for Nobel Peace Prize located?
Ans : a) Norway

Ques (111): Consider the following statements : Which of the statement give above is/are correct?
1. The Ikshvaku rulers of Southern India were antagonistic towards Buddhism.
2. The Pala rulers of Eastern India were patrons of Buddhism.

Ans : (b) 2 only

Ques (112): Which of the above statements are Correct?
(1) Repo rate is rate at which banks borrow from RBI
(2) Reverse repo rate is rate at which banks park their funds with RBI

Ans : d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ques (113): Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1.ELISA test is employed as the first and most basic test for an individual to detect cancer.
2.Almost 50% of human beings have Rh= blood while the remaining have Rh- blood.

Ans : (d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ques (114): Consider the following statements : In India, stamp duties on financial transactions are Which of these statements is / are correct ?
1. levied and collected by the State Government
2. appropriated by the Union Government

Ans : (c) Both 1 and 2

Ques (115): Which of the following pairs has the second person sitting second to the right of first person?
(i) L, M, N, P, Q, R and S are sitting in a circle and Playing cards.
(ii) N, who is the neighbour of P, is not the neighbour of R
(iii) Q is second to the left of R
(iv) N is second to the left of S, who is neighbour of M
Ans : c) LP

Ques (116): Consider the folowing statements : Which of these statements is / are correct ?
1. India ranks first in the world in fruit production
2. India ranks second in the world in the export of tobacco.

Ans : (d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ques (117): Considers the following statements
1. The character of the United Nations Organization was adopted at Geneva, Switzerland in June, 1945.
2. India was admitted to the United Nations Organization in the year 1945.
3. The Trusteeship Council Of the United Nations Organization was established to manage the affairs of territories detached from Japan Italy after the second World War or such territories not under the control of a country at that time.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Ans : (c) 2 and 3

Ques (118): Consider the following statements in respect of India’s advanced satellite INSAT-4A: Which of the statement given above are correct?
1.INSAT-4A was lunched in December, 2005 from New Mexico.
2.The European commercial launch service provider Arianespace was associated with the lunch of INSAT-4A.
3.Tata-Sky – a digital cable service provider is associated with DTH television broadcasting services from INSAT-4A.

Ans : (c) 2 and 3, only

Ques (119): Consider the following statement: Which of the statements given is/are correct?
1. Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has been established by each States Government in India. One of the components of the Accelerated Power
2.Development and Reforms Programme(APDRP) is up gradation of sub-transmission and distribution system for electricity in India.

Ans : (b) 2 only

Ques (120): With reference to the latest development in stem cell research, consider the following statements:Which of these statements are correct?
1. The only source of human stem cells are the embryos at blastocyst stage.
2. The stem cells can be derived without causing destruction to blastocysts.
3. The stem cells can regenerate themselves in vitro virtually forever.
4. Indian research centers also created a few cell lines which can be developed into many types of tissues.
Ans : (d) 3 and 4

Ques (121): With reference to Power Sector in India, consider the following statements: Which of these statements is/are correct?
1. Rural electrification has been treated as a Basic Minimum Service under the Prime Minister’s Gramodaya Yojna.
2. 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment in power is allowed without upper limit.
3. The Union Ministry of Power has signed a Memoranda of Understanding with 14 States.

Ans : (c) 2 and 3

Ques (122): Consider the following taxes Which of the above exclusively belong to union Government?
(1) Customs Duty
(2) Corporation Tax

Ans : c) Both 1 and 2

Ques (123): Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1. There is no provision in the Constitution of India to encourage equal pay for equal work for both men and women.
2. The Constitution of India does not define backward classes.

Ans : (b) 2 only

Ques (124): Consider the following financial institution of India: The correct chronological sequence of the establishment of these institutions is
1. Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI).
2. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI).
3. Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).
4. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
Ans : (a) 1, 2, 3, 4

Ques (125): Consider the following statements : Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1. The Charter Act 1853 abolished East India Company’s monopoly of Indian trade.
2. Under the Government of India Act 1858, the British Parliament abolished the East India Company altogether and undertook the responsibility of ruling India directly.

Ans : (b) 2 only

Ques (126): Consider the following statements: Which of these statements is/are correct?
1. Kitab-I-Nauras, a collection of songs in praise of Hindu deities and Muslim saints, was written by Ibrahim Adil Shah II.
2. Amir Khusrau was the originator in India of the early form of the musical style known as Qawali.

Ans : (c) Both 1 and 2

Ques (127): India is home to lakhs of persons with disabilities. What are the benefits available to them under the law?
1. Free schooling till the age of 18 years in government-run schools
2. Preferential allotment of land for setting up business
3. Ramps in public buildings
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Ans : (d) 1, 2 and 3

Ques (128): Which of the following is not true?
(i) L, M, N, P, Q, R and S are sitting in a circle and Playing cards.
(ii) N, who is the neighbour of P, is not the neighbour of R
iii) Q is second to the left of R
(iv) N is second to the left of S, who is neighbour of M
Ans : a) R is to the immediate left of L

Ques (129): With reference to normal human beings, consider the following statements:Which of these statements is/are correct?
1. In response to the presence of HCL, secretin is produced from the duodenum.
2. Enterogastrone is produced in the small intestine in response to the presence of fatty acids.

Ans : (c) Both 1 and 2

Ques (130): Consider the following statements : Which of thse statements is / are correct ?
1. Steam at 100° C and boiling water at 100° C contain same amount of heat.
2. Latent heat of fusion of ice is equal to the latent heat of vaporization of water.
3. In an air-conditioner, heat is extracted from the room-air at the evaporator coils and is rejected out at the condenser coils.

Ans : (d) Only 3

Ques (131): Match List-I (Sports-person) with List-II (Sport/Game) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
A. Shikha Tandon
B. Ignace Tirkey
C. Pankaj Advani
D. Rohan Bopanna 1. Hockey
2.Swimming
3. Lawn
4. Snooker
Ans : (d)2143

Ques (132): Match List-I (Biosphere Reserves) with List-II (States) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
A. Similipal
B. Dehong Deband
C. Nokrek
D. Kanchenjunga 1. Sikkim
2. Meghalya
3. ArunachalPradesh
4. Orissa
Ans : (d)4321

Ques (133): Match List I with List II and select the correct answer
A. Madras is warmer than Calcutta
B. Snowfall in Himalayas
C. Rainfall decreases from West Bengal to Punjab
D. Sutlej-Ganga Plain gets some rain in winter 1. North-East Monsoon
2. Altitude
3. Western depressions
4. Distance from sea
5. Latitude
Ans : (c) 5 2 4 3

Ques (134): Match the following
A.Wikipedia
B.Facebook
C. Twitter
D.Wikileaks 1. Jack DeRochy
2. Jimmy Wales
3. Mark Zukerberg
4. Julian Assange
Ans : (a) 2 4 3 1

Ques (135): Match List I (Valley) with List II (state) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :
A. Markha Valley
B. Dzukou Valley
C. Sangla Valley
D. Yumthang Valley 1.Sikkim
2.Himachal Pradesh
3. Jammu and Kashmir
4.Nagaland
Ans : (d) 3 - 4 - 2 - 1

Ques (136): Match List-I (High Officials) with List-II (Organisation) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
(A) C. P. Jain
(B) S. Ramadorai
(C) Sunil Arora
(D) Vivek Paul 1. Indian Airlines
2. NTPC
3. TCS
4. Wipro Technologies
Ans : (b) 4 3 1 1

Ques (137): Match List I (centre of Handicrafts) with List (state) and select the correct answer using the code given blow the list:
A. Mon
B. Nalbari
C. Pasighat
D. tura 1. Arunachal Pradesh
2.Assam
3. Meghalaya
4. Nagaland
Ans : (a) 4 -2 - 1 - 3

Ques (138): Match List-I (Name of the Person) with List-II (Associated with) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
A. Brijmohan Lall Munjal
B. Kiran Karnik
C. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
D. Sunil Mittal 1. Biotechnology
2. Automobile Industry
3. Software Industry
4. Telecom Industry
Ans : (c) 2 3 1 4

Ques (139): Match List I (Person) with List II (Organisation/Area of Works) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
A. Chanda Kochhar
B. Amrita Patel
C. Indra Nooyi
D. Piyush Pandey 1. Advertising
2. Banking
3. Dairy Development
4. PepsiCo
Ans : (c) 2 – 3 – 4 – 1

Ques (140): Match List-I (Institute) with List - II (located At) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:
A. Gopnath Beach
B. Lawsons Bay Beach
C. Devbagh Beach
D. Sinquerim Beach 1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Karnataka
3. Gujarat
4. Goa
Ans : (a) 3 1 2 4

Ques (141):
Assertion (A): Areas lying within five to eight degrees latitude on either side of the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.
Reason (R): High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rain to fall mostly in the afternoons near the equator.
Ans : (b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

Ques (142):
Assertion (A) - Buffalo milk is more yellow than cow milk
Reason (R) - Cow milk contains casein
Ans : (d) Both A & R are correct by R does not explain A

Ques (143):
Assertion (A) : In our houses, the current in AC electricity line changes direction 60 times per second.
Reason (R) : The frequency of alternating voltage supplied is 60 hertz.
Ans : (d) A is false but R is true

Ques (144):
Assertion (A): The surface winds spiral inwards upon the center of the cyclone.
Reason (r): Air descends in the center of the cyclone.
Ans : (b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not a correct explanation of A

Ques (145):
Assertion (A) - Diamonds exhibit colour
Reason (R) - Diamonds are purest form of carbon
Ans : (b) Only R is correct

Ques (146):
Assertion (A) : The Central Rural Sanitation Programme was launched in 1986 to improve the quality of life of rural people in India.
Reason (R) : Rural sanitation is a subject in the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India
Ans : (c) A is true but R is false

Ques (147):
Assertion (A): The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude.
Reason (R): The capacity to hold moisture in the form of water vapour is related to temperature.
Ans : (d) A is false but R is true

Ques (148):
Assertion (A): Unsaturated fats are more reactive compared with the saturated fats.
Reason (R): Unsaturated fats have only single bonds in their structure.
Ans : (c) A is true but R is false

Ques (149):
Assertion (A): The effect of labour participation in the Indian nationalist upsurge of the early 1930s was weak.
Reason (r): The labour leaders considered the ideology of Indian National Congress as bourgeois and reactionary.
Ans : (a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

Ques (150):
Assertion (A) : West-flowing rivers of Peninsular India have no deltas.
Reason (R) : These rivers do not carry any alluvial sediments.
Ans : (a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the corrrect explanation of A