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TNPSC GROUP – 2A General Knowledge Practice Set – 8

1. ________ is called the Asisatic Italy

(a) Burma

(b) India

(c) Sri Lanka

(d) Pakistan

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Answer : (b) India

2. Which is the Roof of the World?

(a) Pakistan

(b) Tibet

(c) India

(d) Malaysia

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Answer : (b) Tibet

3. What do you mean by ‘Black Monday’?

(a) The reopening day of educational centres

(b) The beginning of the week

(c) End of the week

(d) The middle of every month

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Answer : (d) The middle of every month

4. How many Schedule are there in the Constitution of India?

(a) 9

(b) 11

(c) 10

(d) 12

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Answer : (d) 12

5. The Indian Constitution has given a special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir under the Article

(a) 352

(b) 368

(c) 361

(d) 370

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Answer : (d) 370

6. The Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution was headed by

(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(b) N. Gopalasamy

(c) Dr.B.R. Ambedkar

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

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Answer : (d) Jawaharlal Nehru

7. Which one of the Articles is called “Fundamental of the Fundamentals the Constitution” by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar?

(a) Article 1

(b) Article 11

(c) Article 32

(d) Article 132

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Answer : (d) Article 132

8. The Supreme Court is empowered to issue writs under

(a) Article 126

(b) Article 226

(c) Article 32

(d) Article 132

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Answer : (c) Article 32

9. The Vice-President is elected for a term of

(a) 5 years

(b) 7 years

(c) 6 years

(d) 3 years

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Answer : (a) 5 years

10. The Rajya Sabha has equal powers with the Lok Sabha in

(a) Amendment

(b) Finance

(c) Diplomacy

(d) All India Services

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Answer : (a) Amendment

11. When was “Purna Swaraj” first declared?

(a) 26th January 1950

(b) 15th August 1947

(c) 15th August 1946

(d) 26th January 1930

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Answer : (d) 26th January 1930

12. In 1887 the congress met at

(a) Delhi

(b) Calcutta

(c) Bombay

(d) Madras

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Answer : (d) Madras

13. On increasing the temperature the resistance will decrease for

(a) Platinum

(b) Manganese

(c) Constantant

(d)  Carbon

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Answer : (d) Carbon

14. The sky appears blue. This is due to

(a) dispersion of light

(b) interference

(c) scattering of light

(d) emission of more of blue light by sun

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Answer : (c) scattering of light

15. In which case, total internal reflection cannot be obtained?

(a) A ray going from glass to air

(b) A ray going from glass to water

(c) A ray going from water to glass

(d) A ray going from water to air

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Answer : (c) A ray going from water to glass

16. When two bodies are immersed in water, it is found that the loss of weight of each body is the same. If so, which is true?

(a) They have the same weight in air

(b) They have the same density

(c) They have the same volume

(d) They have the same weight in water

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Answer : (b) They have the same density

17. As one goes up from the earth’s surface, the temperature of air

(a) first, decreases and then increases

(b) first increases and then decreases

(c) increases

(d) decreases

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Answer : (d) decreases

18. The law governing the force between electric charges is called

(a) Faraday’s law

(b) Ampere’s law

(c) Coulomb’s law

(c) Ohm’s law

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Answer : (c) Coulomb’s law

19. The force acting on a charged particle moving through crossed electric and magnetic fields, is called

(a) Newtonian force

(b) Maxwell’s force

(c) Magnetomotive force

(d) Lorentz force

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Answer : (d) Lorentz force

20. Which one of the following is the best conductor of electricity?

(a) Copper

(b) Silver

(c) Gold

(d) Zinc

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Answer : (b) Silver

21. The maximum number of electrons in the L-shell of an atom cannot  be more than

(a) 2

(b) 4

(c) 8

(d) 6

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Answer : (c) 8

22. The process used in hydrogen bomb is

(a) Fission

(b) Electrolysis

(c) Ionization

(d) Fusion

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Answer : (d) Fusion

23. Semi-conductor materials have

(a) tonic bond

(b) covalent bond

(c) metallic bond

(d) vander waal’s bound

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Answer : (b) covalent bond

24. The process of separation of crystalloids from colloids using semipermeable membrane is called

(a) osmosis

(b) dialysis

(c) analysis

(d) synthesis

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Answer : (a) osmosis

25. Which of these ores contains maximum iron content?

(a) Limonite

(b) Haematite

(c) SIderite

(d) Magnetite

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Answer : (b) Haematite




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