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PANCHAYAT SECRETARY - 2008

 

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1. The European country which first started trade with India was
France

Holland

Portugal

England
2. The science of improving crop varieties is called:
Hybridisation

Selection

Introduction

Plant - breeding
3. Green revolution refers to :
Maintaining soil fertility

Use of green plants for covering the earth

Development of new crop varieties which helped to overcome hunger

Growing green plants to establish balance of nature
4. Inland Fisheries is referred to :
Culturing fish in fresh water

Trapping and capturing fish

Deep sea fisheries

Extraction of oil from fish
5. High milk yielding varieties of cows are obtained by :
Super ovulation

Artificial insemination

Use of surrogate mothers

All the above
6. A crocodile had just eaten and lamb when a hawk saw the crocodile attacked it and consumed it The hawk is in ecological terms :
a producer

a primary consumer

a secondary consumer

a teritiary consumer
7. Which of the following is a non - renewable resource ?
Water

Coal

Fisheries

Wild life
8. Pollution is an undesirable change in physical, chemical and biological properties of :
air

water

soil

All the above
9. In a free market economy, prices are determined by the:
Capitalists

Government

Market forces

Producers
10. India's National Newspaper | The Hindu" started since :
1898

1888

1878

1868
11. Which country has longest school year in the world?
Japan

Russia

China

Germany
12. Puducherry is a former...'...............colony.
British

Vietnam

French

German
13. "The True Democracy is what promotes the welfare of the society" Who said it ?
Sardar Patel

Mahatma Gandhi

Dadabai Naoroji

Gokhale
14. The consumer Rights were first enumerated in the year 1962 in :
UK

Germany

Japan

U.S.A
15. I.T.C means:
Inter-Transitional Centre

Inter-Trade Centre

Inter-Tropical Convergence

None of these
16. The coniferous forests in India occur between the.height of:
2700 and 4000 mts

1400 and 2000 mts

1500 and 3000 mts

1330 and 2700 mts
17. The International Tourism year:
1957

1967

1977

1987
18. The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its motion is known as :
Kinetic energy

Static energy

Potential energy

None of these
19. Which is oldest of all Vedas?
Sama Veda

Atharva Veda

Yagur Veda

Rig Veda
20. When we pluck the wire of a sitar, the waves produced in the wire are:
longitudinal

transverse

sometimes longitudinal and sometimes transverse

elecromagnetic
21. If a mirror has a focal length of + 15 cm, it is a :
Convex mirror

Concave mirror

Plane mirror

None of these
22. Scurvy is a deficiency disease caused by lack of :
Vitamin A

Vitamin B

Vitamin C

Vitamin B2
23. The first person to see a cell under the microscope was :
M.Schleiden

T. Schwann

Robert Hook

A.V. Leenuwenhock