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Question number: 115

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

What is the purpose of ‘evolved Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (eLISA) ’ project?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To detect the effectiveness of missile defence system

b.

To study the effect of solar flares on our communication systems

c.

To detect gravitational waves

d.

To detect neutrinos

Question number: 116

» History

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements:

  1. Sautrantika and Sammitiya were the sects of Jainism.
  2. Sarvastivadin held that the constituents of phenomena were not wholly momentary, but existed forever in a latent form.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2 only

b.

1 only

c.

Neither 1 nor 2

d.

1 and 2

Question number: 117

» History

Appeared in Year: 2017

Matching-Pair▾

Question

Find the pair which does not match:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Radhakanta Deb

First President of the British Indian Association

b.

Gazulu Lakshminarasu Chetty

Founder of the Madras Mahajana Sabha

c.

Surendranath Banerjee

Founder of the Indian Association

d.

None of the above

Question number: 118

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

Consider the following statements:

  1. In the election for Lok Sabha or State Assembly, the winning candidate must get at least 50 percent of the votes polled, to be declared elected.
  2. According to the provisions laid down in the Constitution of India, in Lok Sabha, the Speaker’s post goes to the majority party and the Deputy Speaker’s to the Opposition.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 only

b.

2 only

c.

1 and 2

d.

Neither 1 nor 2

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