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Dear Friends,

Let is share and post / paste here questions of various test series . If we crowd source enough, we know that questions will come from here. There was a thread of crowd sourced questions in the past, where @wunwun @burger @pizza and all had contributed and that year we had many questions come from there. 


Let us start this initiative. Also please follow the convention followed last year by @neyawn Sir, let us number the questions in a serial number.


Here I am starting


#1Choose correct statements

1) M N Roy was the founder of Communism in India

2) M N Roy first mooted the idea of Constituent Assembly

3) Patel was the Chairman of Committee on negotiating with states

4) Nehru was the Chairman of Drafting Committee


Select correct

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) None of t

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#42)According to Buddhist tradition, Maha Sammata was

A. The first monarch of the world

B. A compassionate Bodhisattva who renounced his life for the Sangha

C. A character of Gautam Buddha’s previous life

D. None of the above

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#42)Consider the following statements:

1. The Strait of Hormuz is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

2. Dardanelles Strait connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

3. The Bosporus Strait connects the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 3 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1, 2 and 3 

D. 1 only

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Maha sammata - 1 st monarch

Compassionate word is always used for Ananda bodhisattva

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#42)According to Buddhist tradition, Maha Sammata was

A. The first monarch of the world

B. A compassionate Bodhisattva who renounced his life for the Sangha

C. A character of Gautam Buddha’s previous life

D. None of the above

@superpdr yes crct answer is A.

Literally, the Great Elect, Maha Sammata was the first monarch of the world. He was the first of the eleven world monarchs named Maha Sammata, each of whom founded the eleven dynasties that existed from the beginning to the day of the Buddha.

Ananda bodhisattva = Compassionate Bodhisattva.


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#43)Which the following is the first to sprout on the moon surface?

A)Wheat

B)Potato 

C)Canola

D)Cotton.

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#43)Which the following is the first to sprout on the moon surface?

A)Wheat

B)Potato 

C)Canola

D)Cotton.

Cotton. 

The Chinese grew it. And its already dead now :(

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Neyawn said

#43)Which the following is the first to sprout on the moon surface?

A)Wheat

B)Potato 

C)Canola

D)Cotton.

Cotton. 

The Chinese grew it. And its already dead now :(

Yes sir crct answer is D cotton.

Cotton plants that sprouted on the moon's far side (Von Kármán Crater)aboard China's Chang'e 4 lander are dead,due to bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night,These photosynthesizing pioneers were part of Chang'e 4's biological experiment, which also included seeds of potato,rapeseed and Arabidopsis plants, as well as fruit-fly eggs and yeast.

Cotton seeds were able to handle these harsh conditions, at least initially, becoming the first plants to sprout.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

The cotton seeds are not the first plants ever to sprout off Earth. Astronauts have tended a variety of minigardens in Earth orbit, aboard Russia's Mir space ,International space station and China's Tiangong-2 space lab.

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#44)

B i guess?

Correct as they have given it. Can u explain why 2nd part of option a is  wrong.

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#44)

B i guess?

Correct as they have given it. Can u explain why 2nd part of option a is  wrong.

I eliminated 1st option with a conviction that,British constitutional concessions were more of administrative purposes and to pacify leaders of the national movement.

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#45)Consider the following statements with reference to Buckyball:

1. They are composed of carbon atoms linked to three other carbon atoms by covalent bonds. 

2. They are very good electron acceptors that can be used in increasing the efficiency of solar cells.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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#46)Match the following with reference to International treaties governed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO):

 Convention/treaty  Listing  Administered

A. Paris Convention (1883)  1. Copyright

B. Berne Convention (1886) 2. Industrial property

C. Lisbon Agreement(1958) 3. Patent process of microorganisms

D. Budapest Treaty (1977) 4. Geographical  Denomination

Identify the correct order:

 A B C D

(a) 2 3 4 1

(b) 2 1 4 3

(c) 4 3 2 1

(d) 3 4 1 2

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#47)With reference to GI tags in India, consider the following pairs:

1. Panchamirtham – Tamil Nadu

2. Kandhamal Haldi – Odisha

3. Jeeraphool Rice – Chattisgarh

4. Marayur Jaggery – Kerala

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

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#44)

B i guess?

Correct as they have given it. Can u explain why 2nd part of option a is  wrong.

I eliminated 1st option with a conviction that,British constitutional concessions were more of administrative purposes and to pacify leaders of the national movement.

Quite a debatable question. The first Point especially.

What is the confusion here according to you, @superpdr ?

Patrick_jane,
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Hi,

With hardly 120 days left for Prelims 2020, I urge all community members and aspirants for 2020 to invest their energies into Prelims preparation. As we all know, practice is the key; let's pool in our diversified resources and ensure we solve enough MCQs. 

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48) During British rule, the formation of Nari Bahinis or women brigades is associated with the

a. Tebhaga Movement

b. Quit India Movement

c. Civil Disobedience Movement

d. Mappila Revolt

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48) During British rule, the formation of Nari Bahinis or women brigades is associated with the

a. Tebhaga Movement

b. Quit India Movement

c. Civil Disobedience Movement

d. Mappila Revolt

Is it D?

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