1. At which rate, Reserve Bank of India borrows money from commercial banks?
(a) Bank Rate
(b) Repo Rate
(c) Reverse Repo Rate
(d) Statutory Liquidity Rate
2. Movement along the supply curve is known as ______ .
(a) Contraction of supply
(b) Expansion of supply
(c) Increase in supply
(d) Expansion and contraction of supply
3. What is the minimum age required to become vice-president of India?
(a) 30 years
(b) 35 years
(c) 40 years
(d) 37 years
4. Which of the following “writ” of the High Court or the Supreme Court is issued to restrain a person from holding a public ofﬁce which he is not entitled to?
(d) Quo Warranto
5. Who was the son of Chandragupta Maurya?
(b) Chandragupta II
6. Which dynasty came to power in India after the Tughlaq dynasty?
(a) The Guptas
(b) The Khiljis
(c) The Mughals
(d) The Sayyids
7. Which planet is considered as the Dwarf planet?
8. Sandstone is which type of rock?
(a) Calcareous Rock
(b) Igneous Rock
(c) Metamorphic Rock
(d) Sedimentary Rock
9. Wheat is a ______.
10. Snakes, turtle, lizards and crocodiles falls under which category of animals?
1. (c); Reverse Repo rate is the rate at which RBI borrows money from the commercial banks.It is a monetary policy instrument which can be used to control the money supply in the country.
2. (d); A movement along the supply curve will occur when the price of the good changes and the quantity supplied changes in accordance to the original supply relationship. In other words, a movement alongs the supply curve is known as Expansion and Contraction of supply.
3. (b); The minimum age required to become Vice-President is 35 years according to Article 28(1)(b) of Indian Constitution.
4. (d); Quo warranto means “by what warrant”? This writ is issued to enquire into legality of the claim of a person or public office. It restrains the person or authority to act in an office which he / she is not entitled to and thus stops usurpation of public office by anyone. This writ is applicable to the public offices only and not to private offices
5. (a); Bindusara was second Emperor of Mauryan Dynasty. He was son of Chandragupta Maurya.
6. (d); Sayyid dynasty, rulers of Delhi sultanate (c. 1414–21) as successors of the Tughluq dynasty until displaced by the Afghan Lodis.This family claimed to be sayyids, or descendants of the Prophet Muhammad.
7. (c); A dwarf planet is a planetary-mass object that is neither a planet nor a natural satellite. That is, it is in direct orbit of a star, and is massive enough for its gravity to crush it into a hydrostatically equilibrious shape (usually a spheroid), but has not cleared the neighborhood of other material around its orbit.The International Astronomical Union (IAU) currently recognizes five dwarf planets: Ceres; Pluto; Haumea; Makemake; and Eris.
8. (d); Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed of sand-size grains of mineral, rock, or organic material.
9. (b); Wheat is a Herb and according to definition herb is a short plant with green, delicate stem. Generally, they have few branches or branchless. These can be easily uprooted from the soil.
10. (c); Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia, comprising today’s turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives. Reptiles are cold blooded animals