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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