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1. Oxfam International is..

 
 
 
 

2.  “Milasen”, recently seen in news is

 
 
 
 

3. The Descent of the Ganga/Arjuna’s Penance, a rock carving was commissioned by?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following towns of India:

  1. Sirumugai
  2. Chanderi
  3. Kancheepuram
  4. Karnal 

Which of the above are famous for the production of traditional silk sarees/fabric?

 
 
 
 

5.  The term ‘Base Erosion and Profit Shifting’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of

 
 
 
 

6.  “FASTag” is a device that employs

 
 
 
 

7.  The author of the book “Good economics for hard times” is

 
 
 
 

8.  “Interconnect Usage Charge” , recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following pair:

Monastery Place

1.Rangdum monastery – Kargil

2.Hemis Monastery – Ladakh

3.Phuktal Monastery – Zanskar

Which of the following are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

10. “Flue-gas desulphurization (FGD)”, technology is used in

 
 
 
 

11. Which one of the following best describes the term “Merchant Discount Rate” sometimes seen in the news?

 
 
 
 

12. Which one of the following statements is correct for the classification of forest land?

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following statements:

  1. South Asian University (SAU) is an international university established by the eight-member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC).
  2. SAU started its operations from the academic year 2005.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

14.  “Analytical Space”, “Spire” and “iQPS”, recently seen in news are related to

 
 
 
 

15. During whose reign, the Gupta Empire was threatened by the Hunas?

 
 
 
 

16. “Aparigraha” is defined by:

 
 
 
 

17. Mahatma Gandhi said that some of his deepest convictions were reflected in a book titled, “Unto this Last” and the book transformed his life. What was the message from the book that transformed Mahatma Gandhi?

 
 
 
 

18. Which of the following statements on Gandhian movements is not correct?

 
 
 
 

19.  In “Hind swaraj” book, Gandhiji wrote severe critique to

 
 
 
 

20. On the issue of State and individual, which is the central challenge to modern polity, Gandhiji

 
 
 
 

21. Which of the following books were written by Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. Harijan
  2. Young India

3.India of my dreams

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

 
 
 
 

22.  “Jyoti Sangh”, the first women-based organization inspired by Gandhi to mobilize women for the Quit India movement was established by

 
 
 
 

23. “Charkha” and “Kargha” during the Independence movement became the symbol of synthesis between

 
 
 
 

24. Mahatma Gandhi set up Phoenix farm in south Africa getting inspired by

 
 
 
 

25. Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) is

 
 
 
 

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