AILET Exam Paper with Ans Keys: Section II-GENERAL KNOWLEDGE



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SECTION II:  GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

36. The Mountbatten Plan became the basis for ................

(a) continuity of British rule

(b) transfer of power

(c) partition of the country

(d) solution of the communal problem

37. Who is known as the greatest dramatist in Sanskrit after Kalidasa?

(a) Bhavabhuti   (b) Shudraka

(c) Kalhana            (d) Panini

38. Which of the following is the second deepest and longest lake of the world?

(a) Tanganyika lake

(b) Baikal lake

(c) Superior lake

(d) Great Bear lake

39. The headquarters of Small Industries Development Bank of India is situated in.................,

(a) Ahmadabad      (b) Chennai

(c) Mumbai            (d) Lucknow

40. Who has been India’s first woman to play in English league football?

(a) Aditi Chauhan   (b) Anjana Saikia

(c) Sangita Basfore(d) Sasmita Malik

41. The longest peninsular river of India is ................

(a) Narmada   (b) Godavari

(c) Mahanadi          (d) Krishna

42. “Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India” is written by .................

(a) Medha Patkar   (b) P. Chidambaram

(c) Maneka Gandhi (d) Jairam Ramesh

43. Convertibility of rupee implies ................_.

(a) being able to convert rupee notes into gold.

(b) allowing the value of rupee to be fixed by market forces.

(c) freely permitting the conversion of rupee to other currencies and vice versa.

(d) developing an international market for currencies in India.

44. Who   among   the   following   paid   careful   attention   to   the   promotion   and improvement of agriculture?

(a) Mohd. Tughlaq (b) Feroz Tughlaq

(c) Allaudin Khilji    (d) none of these

45. Match List–I with List–II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List-I 

         List-II

A. Jute

 1. Assam

B. Tea    

 2. Kerala

C. Rubber  

 3. West Bengal

D. Sugarcane 

 4. Uttar Pradesh

Codes:

 

A

B

C

D

(a)

3

1

2

4

(b)

4

3

1

2

(c)

2

4

3

1

(d)

1

2

3

4

46. Institute for Economics and Peace has released recently, the “Global Peace Index, 2015”. What is the rank of India in it?

(a) 154th                (b) 144th

(c) 84th                  (d) 143rd

47. Second Buddhist Council was held at which place?

(a) Rajgriha     (b) Vaishali

(c) Pataliputra        (d) Kashi (Varanasi)

48 Which one of the following pairs of States of India indicates the easternmost and westernmost State?

(a) Assam and Rajasthan

(b) Arunachal Pradesh and Rajasthan

(c) Assam and Gujarat

(d) Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat

49. The southernmost point of India’s territory is .................

(a) The Indira Point

(b) Kanyakumari

(c) Pondicherry

(d) Lakshadweep

50. Which of the following National Parks is unique in being a swamp with floating vegetation that supports a rich biodiversity?

(a) Bhitarkanika National Park

(b) Keibul Lamjao National Park

(c) Keoladeo Ghana National Park

(d) Sultanpur National Park

51. Who among the following was the first woman to preside over the Indian National

Congress?

(a) Mrs Indira Gandhi

(b) Mrs Annie Besant

(c) Mrs Sucheta Kriplani

(d) Sarojini Naidu

52. India’s first railway-line built under PPP model is recently inaugurated in which

State?

(a) Goa

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Tripura

(d) Gujarat

53. Champa was the capital of which Mahajanapada?

(a) Magadha

(b) Vajji

(c) Koshal

(d) Anga

54. Who has been appointed as India-A and Under-19 cricket teams coach recently?

(a) Rahul Dravid

(b) Sachin Tendulkar

(c) V.V.S. Laxman

(d) Sourav Ganguly

55. Which one of the following States is highest pulse producing State?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Punjab

56. Match List–I with List–II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List-I  

 List-II

A. Lady Catherine Mayo

  1. Freedom at Midnight

B. Larry Collins and                    

Dominique Lapierre

2. Mother India

C. Ram Manohar Lohia   

  3. Discovery of India

D. Jawaharlal Nehru   

  4. Guilt Men of India’s Partition

Codes:

 

 

A

B

C

D

(a)

2

1

4

3

(b)

1

2

3

4

(c)

1

2

4

3

(d)

4

3

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

57. Provision for the representation of Anglo Indian community in the Lok Sabha has been made in the Constitution under the Article ................_.

(a) 331                   (b) 221                 (c) 121               (d) 139

58. Who was associated with the formation of the Deccan Education Society?

(a) Justice Ranade

(b) Feroz Shah Mehta

(c) B.G. Tilak

(d) Dayanand Saraswati

59. Which one of the following is famous for its Sun Temple?

(a) Khajuraho        (b) Konark

(c) Pattadakal        (d) Thanjavur

60. The Insurance Regulatory Development Authority is headquartered in ................_.

(a) New Delhi    (b) Mumbai

(c) Chennai            (d) Hyderabad

61. The UN body which deals with intellectual property rights is .................

(a) FAO    (b) ILO

(c) WIPO                (d) UNICEF

62. Who among the following was the First Law Minister of India?   

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Dr B.R. Ambedkar

(c) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

(d) T.T. Krishnamachari

63. Who among the following had propounded the concept of “Trusteeship”?

(a) M.N. Roy

(b) Aurobindo Ghosh

(c) Mahatma Gandhi

(d) G.K. Gokhale

64. The World Population Day commemorates the day on which the estimated world population became five billion. That day was .................

(a) 11 July 1987

(b) 11 September 1987

(c) 11 November 1994

(d) 11 July 1997

65. The joint sitting of the House of People and the Council of States is summoned by .................

(a) The President

(b) Speaker of Lok Sabha

(c) Parliament

(d) Chairman of Rajya Sabha

66. Which one of the following countries is known as “Playground of Europe”?

(a) Turkey              (b) Brazil

(c) Switzerland       (d) Germany

67. The Election Commission of India does not have the power of superintendence, direction and conduct of elections of the ................_.

(a) Members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

(b) Member of State Legislative Assemblies and Legislative Councils

(c) President and Vice-President of India

(d) Members of District Panchayats

68. Match List–I with List–II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:

List-I (Mining areas)

List-II (Minerals)

A. Gorumahisani

1. Lead

B. Talcher

2. Uranium

C. Jaduguda

3. Iron Ore

D. Zavar

4. Coal

Codes:

 

A

B

C

D

(a)

3

4

2

1

(b)

3

2

1

4

(c)

2

4

3

1

(d)

1

2

3

4

69. Who/Which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India?

(a) The President of India

(b) The Prime Minister of India

(c) The Lok Sabha Secretariat

(d) The Supreme Court of India

70. The oldest large-scale industry of India is .................

(a) Iron and Steel   (b) Jute

(c) Cotton textiles   (d) Paper

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS

1. (d)                           2. (a)

3. (b)                           4. (c)

5. (d)                           6. (c)

7. (a)                           8. (b)

9. (d)                         10. (a)

11. (b)                         12. (d)

13. (a)                         14. (c)

15. (d)                         16. (a)

17. (d)                         18. (c)

19. (b)                         20. (b)

21. (a)                         22. (a)

23. (d)                         24. (a)

25. (d)                         26. (c)

27. (a)                         28. (b)

29. (c)                         30. (a)

31. (c)                         32. (b)

33. (d)                         34. (b)

35. (c)                         36. (c)

37. (a)                         38. (a)

39. (d)                         40. (a)

41. (b)                         42. (d)

43. (c)                         44. (a)

45. (a)                         46. (d)

47. (b)                         48. (d)

49. (a)                         50. (b)

51. (b)                         52. (d)

53. (d)                         54. (a)

55. (c)                         56. (a)

57. (a)                         58. (c)

59. (b)                         60. (d)

61. (c)                         62. (b)

63. (c)                         64. (a)

65. (b)                         66. (c)

67. (d)                         68. (a)

69. (d)                         70. (c)

71. (b)                         72. (c)

73. (b)                         74. (b)

75. (a)                         76. (c)

77. (a)                         78. (b)

79. (b)                         80. (c)

81. (a)                         82. (b)

83. (b)                         84. (b)

85. (b)                         86. (a)

87. (a)                         88. (a)

89. (c)                         90. (b)

91. (c)                         92. (a)

93. (d)                         94. (a)

95. (b)                         96. (c)

97. (c)                         98. (d)

99. (a)                        100. (c)

101. (d)                       102. (b)

103. (a)                        104. (a)

105. (b)                       106. (d)

107. (a)                        108. (b)

109. (c)                        110. (a)

111. (b)                       112. (a)

113. (d)                       114. (b)

115. (b)                       116. (b)

117. (a)                        118. (a)

119. (d)                       120. (a)

121. (b)                       122. (d)

123. (d)                       124. (b)

125. (d)                       126. (b)

127. (c)                        128. (a)

129. (b)                       130. (d)

131. (a)                        132. (c)

133. (c)                        134. (b)

135. (d)                       136. (c)

137. (a)                        138. (d)

139. (d)                       140. (d)

141. (b)                       142. (d)

143. (b)                       144. (a)

145. (d)                       146. (a)

147. (b)                       148. (c)

149. (d)                       150. (d)

 

SECTION II:  GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

36–70. Self-explanatory.