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Question Date - Saturday, December 31, 2016
Question - Ram walks 10 m South from his house, turns left and walks 25 m, again turns left and walks 40 m, then turns right and walks 5 m to reach the school. In which direction is the school from his house?
Option A : North Option B : South-West
Option C : North-East Option D : East.
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Question Date - Friday, December 30, 2016
Question - Pratap correctly remembers that his mother's birthday is before twenty-third of April but after nineteenth of April, whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother's birthday is not on or after twenty-second of April. On which day in April is definitely their mother's birthday?
Option A : Twentieth Option B : Twenty-first
Option C : Twentieth or twenty-first Option D : Cannot be determined.
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Question Date - Thursday, December 29, 2016
Question - In a certain code, MOTHER is written as ON HURF. How will ANSWER be written in that code?
Option A : NBXSSE Option B : NBWRRF
Option C : MAVSPE Option D : NBWTRF.
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Question Date - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Question - In a row of girls, Veena is 12th from the start and 19th from the end. In another row of girls, Sunita is 14th from the start and 20th from the end. How many girls are there in both the rows together?
Option A : 72 Option B : 65
Option C : 63 Option D : 61
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Question Date - Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Question - The municipal authority has made English language as one of the compulsory subjects in all primary schools under its control from the current academic year.
Which of the following can be an assumption according to the given information? (An assumption is something that is supposed or taken for granted).
Option A : The students in the primary school run by municipal authority are not taught English so far. Option B : The parents of the primary school students do not have working knowledge in English language so far.
Option C : All the primary schools outside the control of municipal authority teach English language as one of the compulsory subjects. Option D : Use of English is continuously growing so it should be taught at primary levels in school and it should not be neglected at this level.
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Question Date - Monday, December 26, 2016
Question - Statement: The government has decided to instruct the banks to open new branches in such a way that there is one branch of any of the banks in every village of population 1000 and above or a cluster of villages with population less than 1000 to provide banking services to all the citizens.
Which of the following will weaken the step taken by the government?
Option A : The private sector banks in India have stepped up their branch expansion activities in rural India Option B : Many government owned banks have surplus manpower in its urban branches
Option C : All the banks including those in private sector will follow the government Directive Option D : Large number of branches of many government owned banks in the rural areas are making huge losses every year due to lack of adequate business activities.
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Question Date - Sunday, December 25, 2016
Question - Cause: The government has recently increased its taxes on petrol and diesel by about 10 per cent.
Which of the following can be a possible effect of the above cause?
Option A : The petroleum companies will reduce the prices of petrol and diesel by about 10 per cent Option B : The petroleum companies will increase the prices of petrol and diesel by about 10 per cent
Option C : The petroleum companies will increase the prices of petrol and diesel by about 5 per cent Option D : The petrol pumps will stop selling petrol and diesel till the taxes are rolled back by the government.
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Question Date - Saturday, December 24, 2016
Question - Statement: Should the government impose restriction on access to sensitive information to the journalists to avoid the media hype?
Arguments: I. Yes, the media creates hype and publishes distorted information at times.
II. No, journalists should have an access to all the information as media is the best source to expose the malfunctioning of the society.
III. Yes, at times it leads to harassment of those who are affected and alleged to be involved in the crisis.
Option A : All I, II and III are strong Option B : I and II are strong
Option C : II and III are strong Option D : Only II is strong.
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Question Date - Friday, December 23, 2016
Question - Statement: Should there be a complete ban on genetically modified imported seeds?
Arguments: I. Yes, this will boost the demand of domestically developed seeds.
II. No, this is the only way to increase production substantially.
III. Yes, genetically modified products will adversely affect the health of those who consume these products.
Option A : I and II are strong Option B : Only II is strong
Option C : II and III are strong Option D : I and III are strong.
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Question Date - Thursday, December 22, 2016
Question - Statement: Should there be a complete ban on registration of new cars for a few months in the big cities in India?
Arguments: I. Yes, this will significantly reduce the number of cars on the already overcrowded roads of the big cities in India.
II. Yes, the existing car owners will be very happy as they will face less traffic snarls in peak hours.
III. No, this is highly discriminatory against those who decide to buy cars now and hence should not be enforced.
Option A : Only I is strong Option B : I and III are strong
Option C : Only III is strong Option D : All are strong.
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Question Date - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Question - A person acts dishonestly when he does anything
Option A : With mens rea Option B : With wrong motive
Option C : With intention to cause wrongful gain to one person or wrongful loss to another Option D : With intent to defraud.
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Question Date - Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Question - A murder is also a culpable homicide but a culpable homicide is not always a murder. This statement is
Option A : TRUE Option B : FALSE
Option C : Sometimes true, sometimes false Option D : Depends on the facts and circumstances of each case.
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Question Date - Monday, December 19, 2016
Question - Which body is responsible for the drafting of Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
Option A : Security Council Option B : Economic and Social Council
Option C : Trusteeship Council Option D : General Assembly.
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Question Date - Sunday, December 18, 2016
Question - What is the maximum prescribed number of Union Ministers?
Option A : Ten percent of total number of members of Parliament Option B : Ten percent of total number of members of the House of the People
Option C : Fifteen percent of total number of members of the House of the People Option D : 85
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Question Date - Saturday, December 17, 2016
Question - Which of the following statements is incorrect?
Option A : An act done by a child below five years of age is not an offence Option B : An act done by a child of eight years of age is not an offence
Option C : An act done by a child of nine years of age, who has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge the nature and consequences of his conduct on that occasion is not an offence Option D : An act done by a child of twelve years of age is not an offence if at the time of doing the act, he is incapable of knowing the nature of the act on account of intoxication caused against his will.
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Question Date - Friday, December 16, 2016
Question - The Parliament passed an Act and empowers a Court at the district level to enforce the fundamental rights of citizens in service matters. The Act is
Option A : invalid Option B : invalid if it establishes a Court with same powers as the High Courts and the Supreme Court to issue writs
Option C : valid Option D : valid even if the powers of the Courts are ousted.
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Question Date - Thursday, December 15, 2016
Question - During the course of his morning walk, 'A' comes across a dead body lying unattended on a secluded portion of the road. 'A' immediately removes the gold chain and watch from the dead body, keeps it in his pocket and walks away from the place. What offence has 'A' committed?
Option A : Theft Option B : Extortion
Option C : Dishonest misappropriation of property Option D : Criminal breach of trust.
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Question Date - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Question - 'A', under the influence of passion excited by a provocation given by 'Z', intentionally kills 'Y', who is child of 'Z'. The offence committed by 'A' is
Option A : Infanticide Option B : Manslaughter
Option C : Culpable homicide amounting to murder Option D : Culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
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Question Date - Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Question - In which case the Supreme Court held the rule that though reservation under Article 16(4) should not exceed 50%, "it is not necessary to put out of consideration certain extraordinary situations inherent in the great diversity of this country and the people?
Option A : Indra Sawhney v. Union of India Option B : Ashok Kumar Thakur v. State of Bihar
Option C : State of Kerala v. N.M. Thomas Option D : Balaji v. State of Mysore.
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Question Date - Monday, December 12, 2016
Question - Principle: Whoever intending to take dishonestly any movable property out of the possession of any person without that person's consent, moves that property in order to such taking or omits to return it back with the intention of keeping it thereby depriving the person of the possession of such property is said to commit theft.
Facts: Kajal is at her friend Ruchi's house with her lively toddler Pranav. While the two friends are talking, Pranav, who has a knack of picking things up that don't belong to him, spots a shiny, expensive gold watch and puts it into his mother's purse without being noticed. Once Kajal arrives home she discovers what her baby has done, but decides to keep the watch with herself. Ruchi who has been looking for her watch finds it in Kajal's possession. Can Kajal be held responsible?
Option A : Kajal cannot be held responsible because she had no intention and neither did she commit the act of taking the watch from Ruchi's possession. Option B : Kajal cannot be held responsible because Pranav, as a baby, could not have had the intention of stealing.
Option C : Kajal is responsible because she acted dishonestly by omitting to return the watch to Ruchi. Option D : Kajal is responsible for her baby's actions because the baby is in her care.
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Question Date - Monday, December 12, 2016
Question - Principle: A promise without consideration is not enforceable unless the other party, on the basis of such promise, takes some active steps.
Facts: Ramavtar promised to subscribe Rs. 5000 for the rebuilding of a temple like many other people of the town. Six months after such subscription, he was asked by the temple authorities to pay, as they were ready now for starting construction. He refused to pay as his economic condition had deteriorated during these six months. The temple authorities sued him.
Option A : Ramavtar can be held liable to pay. Option B : Ramavtar is liable to pay because he voluntarily undertook to pay the money.
Option C : Ramavtar is not liable to pay, as construction has not started for last six months. Option D : Ramavtar is not liable to pay for a promise that has no consideration.
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Question Date - Monday, December 12, 2016
Question - Principle: No person can be held liable for damage, loss or injury caused due to an act of God.
Explanation: The defence of 'Act of God' can be pleaded only if the injury is caused due to natural forces and the occurrence was extraordinary.
Facts: Radhey worked for the Delhi Airport Authority and was responsible for maintaining watch tower. One day, when Radhey went up the watch tower for cleaning during wee hours, lightning struck and Radhey died. Radhey's wife filed a suit for compensation. Decide whether Delhi Airport Authority is liable to pay compensation?
Option A : Yes, as Delhi Airport Authority is vicariously liable. Option B : No, as Radhey unfortunately died because of Act of God.
Option C : No, as Radhey was not expected to perform cleaning during wee hours of the day. Option D : Yes, as Radhey died in the course of employment and was not warned in advance to climb up the watch tower.
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Question Date - Monday, December 12, 2016
Question - Principle 1: Nothing is an offence which is done as an act of private defence to one's person and property.
Principle 2: The act of defence should be reasonable.
Facts: Sinwan had a large farmland with plantations that gave him fruits all over year in abundance. But due to attacks from bugs he found that a majority of trees were getting affected and were not bearing any fruits. Sinwan in a fit of anger over the loss sprayed a harmful insecticide upon all the trees to kill all the bugs and went off. Some kids, who were indulgent all these times in stealing these fruits, climbed upon these trees and started consuming the fruits. Some kids died on the spot and others were hospitalised in a very serious condition. Sinwan is now being prosecuted for culpable homicide, but he contends the charge on the basis of self-defence. Is Sinwan's contention of self-defence valid?
Option A : Yes, Sinwan was using the pesticide for defence of his property. Option B : Yes, the children were committing an act of theft, so no relief should be given to them.
Option C : No, this is a disproportionate reaction. Sinwan should have been careful. Option D : It's a case of provocation; Sinwan was provoked by the act of bugs.
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Question Date - Monday, December 12, 2016
Question - Principle 1: No sitting or serving judge of either the Supreme Court or High Court be removed from office or punished by the Government of India, until and unless he/she has been convicted in a corruption case by a permanent and competent court of law.
Principle 2: In case a person demits office during the trial against him, the matter would be then immediately transferred to the Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the Government of India, who would then have the sole right to prosecute him.
Principle 3: Only a court of law can prosecute a judge of the Supreme Court or the High Court.
Facts: The Anti-Corruption Tribunal which was set up by the Government of India to try government officers and personnel on corruption charges, finds conclusive evidence against Justice Rama Sen, a sitting judge of the Supreme Court, and finds him guilty of corruption charges. He is then removed from his office by the government. Justice Sen challenges this order on the basis that the Tribunal does not have the right to prosecute him.
Option A : Yes, Justice Sen can succeed as he is a sitting judge of the Supreme Court and he enjoys absolute immunity from any prosecution. Option B : Yes, as the Tribunal which punished him is not a permanent or competent court of law which can punish him.
Option C : No, because the Tribunal has been specifically formed with the purpose of eradicating corruption from the society and Justice Sen is a corrupt person. Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Monday, December 12, 2016
Question - Under which of the following circumstances, the right of private defence of body does not extend up to causing the death of the assailant?
Option A : Assault with the intention of kidnapping Option B : Assault with the intention of inflicting grievous hurt
Option C : Assault with the intention of using criminal force Option D : Assault with the intention of committing rape.
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Question Date - Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Question - Principle: The Constitution provides for freedom to practice any trade and profession in the country, subject to reasonable restrictions.
Facts: The government imposes a ban on keeping wild animals domesticated. Abmasi is a bear trainer, and takes his bear from street to street and earns his living through the animal. The government seizes the animal from Abmasi under the law imposed and gives him some compensation.
Option A : The ban is justified as freedom to practice any trade and profession is subject to reasonable restriction and the ban falls under reasonable restriction Option B : The ban is justified as even animals have a right to be treated justly
Option C : The ban is unjustified as Abmasi makes his living with the help of the bear Option D : The ban is unjustified as it imposes unreasonable restrictions.
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Question Date - Monday, December 5, 2016
Question - Principle: The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India. It doesn't allow class legislation but permits reasonable classification, based upon an 'intelligible differentia'.
Facts: A new law extracts a higher tax on firms in a industry which are larger than a certain specified size. Does this law violate the right to equality?
Option A : Yes. Different firms in the same industry are equals and should be treated as such. Option B : No. Firms are not citizens.
Option C : Yes. There is no justification for such a measure. Option D : No. There is a reasonable classification that has been made and the right to equality is only that of equality amongst equals.
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Question Date - Sunday, December 4, 2016
Question - Principle: When two or more persons agree to do an illegal act or an act, which is legal by illegal means, such agreements amount to criminal conspiracy.
Facts: Raja and Rama are best friends and they share their feelings towards their batch mate Ramanna, whom they hate collectively. Once in a party Raja decides to teach a lesson to Ramanna and mixes some liquid into his drink which ultimately ends up killing Ramanna. The police ultimately apprehends Raja and also arrests Rama upon submissions from their batch mates that both of them used to hate Ramanna and wants to prosecute them for criminal conspiracy.
Option A : Rama will not be liable as he was not involved in the incident Option B : Rama was not a party to the illegal act and also the conspiracy, so he is not liable
Option C : Both of them are liable as they both shared the same feelings Option D : Both of them conspired and so both are liable.
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Question Date - Friday, December 2, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: When a statute authorizes the doing of an act, which would otherwise be a tort, the party injured has no remedy except the one, if any, provided by the statute itself. The act done in pursuance of statutory power must be done without negligence.
FACTS: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is authorized by a statute to build and run metro rails on the specified routes in Delhi. One of the pillars of the metro line collapsed causing death of five persons. It was found that the pillar collapsed because the engineer has not properly inspected it. Dependants of the deceased claimed damages from DMRC.
Option A : DMRC is not liable because it is authorized by the statute to build metro rail. Option B : DMRC is not liable.
Option C : DMRC is liable. Option D : DMRC is liable as the pillar collapsed due to the negligence of an employee of DMRC.
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Question Date - Thursday, December 1, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: Defamation is the publication of a statement resulting in injury to the esteem or regard in which one is held by others.
FACTS: Animesh invited his friend Gaurang to his house for dinner. While the two were having dinner, Gaurang made certain unwanted comments about the married sister of Animesh. Frustrated, Animesh started abusing Gaurang and also said that he is a womanizer and a cheat and has misappropriated huge funds of his employer. Gaurang sued Animesh for damages.
Option A : Animesh is liable as he made defamatory statements about Gaurang. Option B : Animesh is not liable as he has not communicated the statements to anybody except Gaurang.
Option C : Animesh is liable as he should not have insulted his friend Gaurang. Option D : Animesh is not liable as he made these defamatory statements on being provoked by Gaurang himself.
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Question - The average age of a committee of eight members is 40 years. A member aged 55 years retired and his place was taken by another member aged 39 years. Find the average age of the present committee.
Option A : 38 years Option B : 36 years
Option C : 39 years Option D : 40 years.
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Question - A man has 4 sons. There are 6 proposals of marriage for his sons. In how many ways can they select a proposal for their marriages, such that none of them marry with more than one girl?
Option A : 180 Option B : 270
Option C : 360 Option D : None of these.
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Question Date - Monday, November 28, 2016
Question - The difference between the length and breadth of a rectangle is 23 m. If its perimeter is 206 m, then its area is
Option A : 1520 m2 Option B : 2420 m2
Option C : 2480 m2 Option D : 2520 m2
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Question Date - Sunday, November 27, 2016
Question - A man performs 2/15 of the total journey by train,9/15 by bus and the remaining 10 km on foot. His total journey in km is
Option A : 15.6 Option B : 24
Option C : 16.4 Option D : 12.8.
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Question Date - Saturday, November 26, 2016
Question - Kishan spends 30% of his salary on food and donates 3% in a Charitable Trust. He spends Rs. 2,310 on these two items, then total salary for that month is
Option A : Rs. 6,000 Option B : Rs. 8,000
Option C : Rs. 9,000 Option D : Rs. 7,000.
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Question Date - Friday, November 25, 2016
Question - A 150 metre long train crosses a 500 metre long bridge in 30 seconds. What time will it take to cross a platform 370 metre long?
Option A : 36 seconds Option B : 30 seconds
Option C : 24 seconds Option D : 18 seconds.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 24, 2016
Question - 30 men can repair a road in 18 days. They are joined by 6 more workers. Now the road can be repaired in
Option A : 14 days Option B : 15 days
Option C : 16 days Option D : 17 days.
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Question - The marked price of a table is Rs. 12,000. If it was sold for Rs. 10,500 after allowing a certain discount, then the rate of discount is
Option A : 17.50% Option B : 10%
Option C : 12.50% Option D : 15%.
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Question - Four bells ring at intervals of 4, 6, 8 and 14 seconds. They start ringing simultaneously at 12.00 o'clock. At what time will they again ring simultaneously?
Option A : 12 hrs. 2 min. 48 sec. Option B : 12 hrs. 3 min.
Option C : 12 hrs. 3 min. 20 sec. Option D : 12 hrs. 3 min. 44 sec.
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Question Date - Monday, November 21, 2016
Question - At what rate per cent per annum will Rs. 2,304 amount to Rs. 2,500 in 2 years at compound interest?
Option A : 4(1/2)% Option B : 4(1/5)%
Option C : 4(1/6)% Option D : 4(1/3)%
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Question Date - Sunday, November 20, 2016
Question - The ratio of present ages of two brothers is 1 : 2 and 5 years back, the ratio was 1 : 3. What will be the ratio of their ages after 5 years?
Option A : 1 : 4.. Option B : 2 : 3..
Option C : 3 : 5.. Option D : 5 : 6..
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Question Date - Saturday, November 19, 2016
Question - If an article is sold at 5% gain instead of 5% loss, the man gains Rs. 5 more. Find the cost price of that article.
Option A : Rs. 100 Option B : Rs. 105
Option C : Rs. 50 Option D : Rs. 110.
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Question Date - Friday, November 18, 2016
Question - ITC sells one product at a profit of 20%, another at a loss of 20% at the same selling price. What is the loss incurred by ITC?
Option A : 1% Option B : 2%
Option C : 4% Option D : 0%.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 17, 2016
Question - The wheel of an engine of 300 cm in circumference makes 10 revolutions in 6 seconds. What is the speed of the wheel (in km/h)?
Option A : 18 Option B : 20
Option C : 27 Option D : 36
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Question - In an examination a candidate got 30% marks and failed by 30 marks. If the passing marks are 60% of the total marks, then the maximum marks will be
Option A : 450 Option B : 600
Option C : 300 Option D : 100
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Question - The population of a village decreases at the rate of 20% per annum. If its population 2 years ago was 10,000, the present population is
Option A : 4,600 Option B : 6,400
Option C : 7,600 Option D : 6,000.00
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Question Date - Monday, November 14, 2016
Question - A person deposited Rs. 500 for 4 years and Rs. 600 for 3 years at the same rate of simple interest in a bank. Altogether he received Rs. 190 as interest. The rate of simple interest per annum was
Option A : 4% Option B : 5%
Option C : 2% Option D : 3%.
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Question Date - Sunday, November 13, 2016
Question - A and B together can finish a work in 30 days. They worked together for 20 days and then B left. After another 20 days, A finished the remaining work. In how many days A alone can finish the job?
Option A : 50 Option B : 60
Option C : 48 Option D : 54
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Question Date - Saturday, November 12, 2016
Question - The book ''Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata'' has been authored by whom?
Option A : Bibek Debroy Option B : Anjan Sundaram
Option C : Hansda Sowendra Option D : Karthika Nair.
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Question Date - Friday, November 11, 2016
Question - The World Economic Forum (WEF) India Economic Summit was hosted by which city of India?
Option A : New Delhi Option B : Chennai
Option C : Kolkata Option D : Mumbai.
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Question Date - Friday, November 11, 2016
Question - Who was the flag bearer from India in the 2016 Rio Olympics?
Option A : Sania Nehwal Option B : Abhinav Bindra
Option C : Leander Paes Option D : Sania Mirza.
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Question Date - Friday, November 11, 2016
Question - Which portal has been launched by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to curb illegal money pooling by firms?
Option A : Tez Option B : Saavdhan
Option C : Chetavani Option D : Sachet.
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Question Date - Friday, November 11, 2016
Question - India's first underground museum will be opened in which of the following cities?
Option A : Patna Option B : Ahmedabad
Option C : New Delhi Option D : Jaipur.
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Question Date - Friday, November 11, 2016
Question - Which State Government has launched citizen governance mobile App ''HIM TCP''?
Option A : Himachal Pradesh Option B : Jammu & Kashmir
Option C : Sikkim Option D : Haryana.
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Question Date - Sunday, November 6, 2016
Question - The World's tallest girder rail bridge will come up in which State of India?
Option A : Sikkim Option B : Manipur
Option C : Himachal Pradesh Option D : Jammu & Kashmir.
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Question Date - Saturday, November 5, 2016
Question - Who was honoured with the 2016 Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?
Option A : Wahiduddin Khan Option B : Shubha Mudgal
Option C : Amjad Ali Khan Option D : Muzaffar Ali.
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Question Date - Friday, November 4, 2016
Question - Who has become the first Indian woman to join the International Olympic Committee?
Option A : Deepika Arora Option B : Ipsita Dasgupta
Option C : Mary Kom Option D : Nita Ambani.
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Question Date - Thursday, November 3, 2016
Question - The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has recently signed cyber security MoU with which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)?
Option A : IIT Indore Option B : IIT Kanpur
Option C : IIT Bombay Option D : IIT Madras.
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Question Date - Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Question - How much percentage of 5-year Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) target has been set by Union Government under monetary policy framework?
Option A : 5% Option B : 4%
Option C : 6% Option D : 7%.
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Question Date - Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Question - What was the theme of the 2016 Rio Olympics?
Option A : Peace for Inner Soul Option B : World Peace and Environment
Option C : Nothing can Achieve without Peace Option D : Live Sports, Live Freedom.
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Question Date - Monday, October 31, 2016
Question - What was the theme of the 2016 International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples?
Option A : Indigenous Peoples' Right to Education Option B : Educational needs of Indigenous Peoples
Option C : Ensuring Indigenous Peoples' Health and Well-being Option D : A Decade for Action and Dignity.
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Question Date - Sunday, October 30, 2016
Question - ''Quit India 2 - from Swaraaj to Suraaj'' initiative has been launched by which State Government to mark the 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement?
Option A : Uttar Pradesh Option B : Maharashtra
Option C : Madhya Pradesh Option D : West Bengal.
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Question Date - Saturday, October 29, 2016
Question - Which country will host the first-ever SAARC Young Parliamentarians Conference (YPC)?
Option A : India Option B : Pakistan
Option C : Sri Lanka Option D : Nepal.
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Question Date - Friday, October 28, 2016
Question - Union Cabinet approved the amendments made to the Maternity Benefits Act that aims to raise maternity leave for women from 12 weeks to
Option A : 15 weeks Option B : 22 weeks
Option C : 26 weeks Option D : 30 weeks.
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Question Date - Thursday, October 27, 2016
Question - The 'Early Childhood Care and Education' policy notified by the Union Government aims to achieve holistic development of children below the age of
Option A : Three years Option B : Six years
Option C : Ten years Option D : Fourteen years.
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Question - India's first repository on tigers will be set up in which of the following cities?
Option A : Ranthambore Option B : Panna
Option C : Dehradun Option D : Kanpur.
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Question - ''Gaofen-3'' an earth observation satellite has been successfully launched by
Option A : France Option B : United States
Option C : United Kingdom Option D : China.
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Question Date - Monday, October 24, 2016
Question - The theme of 2016 International Youth Day was
Option A : The Road to 2030: Youth and Mental Health Option B : The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production
Option C : The Road to 2030: Youth and Civic Engagement Option D : The Road to 2030: Youth and Sports.
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Question Date - Sunday, October 23, 2016
Question - In each group of words, one word is misspelt. Find that word.
Option A : Brillant Option B : Column
Option C : Artical Option D : Correspondent.
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Question Date - Saturday, October 22, 2016
Question - In each group of words, one word is misspelt. Find that word.
Option A : Catalogue Option B : Calendar
Option C : Benefited Option D : Attendance.
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Question Date - Friday, October 21, 2016
Question - In each group of words, one word is misspelt. Find that word.
Option A : Measurement Option B : Disagreement
Option C : Concerned Option D : Controvarcial.
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Question Date - Thursday, October 20, 2016
Question - In each group of words, one word is misspelt. Find that word.
Option A : Occasion Option B : Ocurred
Option C : Terminate Option D : Assurance.
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Question - The scientist who first discovered that the Earth revolves around the sun was
Option A : Newton Option B : Dalton
Option C : Copernicus Option D : Einstein
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Question - Match the items of two columns and choose the correct answer:

Column IColumn II
A. Indira Gandhi1. First Woman Governor
B. Sarojini Naidu2. First Woman President of General Assembly
C. Vijay Lakshmi Pandit3. First Woman Prime Minister
-4. First Woman Chief Minister
Option A : A-3, B-1, C-4 Option B : A-2, B-1, C-3
Option C : A-3, B-2, C-1 Option D : A-3, B-1, C-2.
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Question Date - Monday, October 17, 2016
Question - Which of the following is not one of environmental costs associated with the Green Revolution?
Option A : Farmers without money were unable to benefit from the Green Revolution. Option B : Increased use of fossil fuels.
Option C : Damage to habitat and wildlife from diversion of natural rivers and streams for irrigation. Option D : Pollution of rivers and other water sources by runoff carrying farm chemicals.
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Question Date - Sunday, October 16, 2016
Question - Philology is the
Option A : study of bones Option B : study of muscles
Option C : study of architecture Option D : science of languages.
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Question Date - Saturday, October 15, 2016
Question - The tribe 'Santhals' is found in the States of
Option A : Orissa and Bihar Option B : West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa
Option C : West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa Option D : Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh.
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Question Date - Friday, October 14, 2016
Question - Who discovered the sea route to India?
Option A : Vasco da Gama in 1498 Option B : Columbus in 1402
Option C : Magellan in 1506 Option D : Sir Hopkins in 1698.
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Question Date - Thursday, October 13, 2016
Question - Population of India has grown rapidly after 1921, mainly because
Option A : death rate has declined steeply Option B : birth rate has increased rapidly
Option C : Indians have returned from Burma, Sri Lanka and other countries Option D : the number of persons migrating from India has declined.
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Question - Regarding the Indus Valley Civilization, consider the following statements:
I. During this period cotton was used for manufacturing textiles in India.
II. It was predominantly a secular civilization and the religious element, though present, did not dominate the scene.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Option A : I only Option B : II only
Option C : Both I and II Option D : Neither I nor II.
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Question - The President of India is elected for a term of
Option A : five years from the date of his entering to the office. Option B : four years from the date of his entering to the office
Option C : five years from the date of declaring the results. Option D : till the life time.
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Question Date - Monday, October 10, 2016
Question - Which among the following is the most urbanized State?
Option A : Uttar Pradesh Option B : Haryana
Option C : Punjab Option D : Madhya Pradesh.
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Question Date - Monday, October 10, 2016
Question - Which was the first book written by M.K. Gandhi?
Option A : My Experiments with Truth Option B : Hind Swaraj
Option C : India of My Dreams Option D : Key to Health.
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Question Date - Monday, October 10, 2016
Question - 'Tripitaka' is associated with which of the following?
Option A : Jains Option B : Buddhists
Option C : Sikhs Option D : Hindus.
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Question Date - Monday, October 10, 2016
Question - Inscribed coins in India were first circulated by
Option A : Ashoka Option B : Indo-Greeks
Option C : Kushanas Option D : Shakas.
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Question Date - Thursday, October 6, 2016
Question - Which of the following items comes under the Concurrent List?
Option A : Inter-state rivers Option B : Trade Unions
Option C : Citizenship Option D : Local Government.
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Question Date - Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Question - The Reserve Bank of India provides
Option A : direct finance to agriculture Option B : refinance to agriculture
Option C : direct short-term finance to agriculture Option D : direct long-term finance to agriculture.
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Question Date - Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Question - Convertibility of the rupee implies
Option A : being able to convert rupee notes into gold Option B : allowing the value of the rupee to be fixed by market forces
Option C : freely permitting the conversion of rupees to other major currencies and vice versa Option D : developing an international market for currencies in India.
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Question Date - Monday, October 3, 2016
Question - Arrange the following events in chronological order:
I. Jalianwala Bagh Massacre
II. Champaran Satyagrah
III. Shifting of capital from Calcutta to Delhi
IV. Formation of the All India Muslim League
V. Outbreak of First World War
Option A : V, II, IV, III, I Option B : I, II, III, IV, V
Option C : IV, III, V, II, I Option D : III, V, IV, I, II.
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Question Date - Sunday, October 2, 2016
Question - Fourth generation computers are manufactured using
Option A : Vacuum Tubes Option B : Transistors
Option C : IC-chips Option D : Micro Processors.
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Question Date - Saturday, October 1, 2016
Question - Which of the following is considered as the second line of defence in India?
A. NCC
B. Territorial Army
C. NSS
D. ITBP
Option A : A and B Option B : A and C
Option C : B and C Option D : A, B and D.
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Question Date - Friday, September 30, 2016
Question - The Aryans divided the life of a man into four
Option A : periods Option B : communities
Option C : discipline Option D : ashramas.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 29, 2016
Question - A general term for a mass of perennial ice, resting on land or floating shelf-like in the sea adjacent to land is
Option A : the snowline Option B : an inceberg
Option C : a glacier Option D : moraine.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Question - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was signed in ______ at _____.
Option A : 1949; Geneva Option B : 1950; Paris
Option C : 1949; London Option D : 1951; Lisbon.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Question - Persons with lactose intolerance
Option A : are allergic to lactose Option B : lack the enzyme for the breakdown of lactose
Option C : have a deficiency of lactose Option D : have a bitter taste response to lactose.
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Question Date - Monday, September 26, 2016
Question - Which is one of the main energy transformers of cells?
Option A : Lysosome Option B : Vacuole
Option C : Mitochondrion Option D : Golgi apparatus.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 25, 2016
Question - The Treaty of Versailles ended the
Option A : World War I Option B : World War II
Option C : French Revolution Option D : Russian-Japanese War.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 24, 2016
Question - World Trade Organization was earlier known as
Option A : G-77 Option B : OIC
Option C : GATT Option D : GCC.
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Question Date - Friday, September 23, 2016
Question - The source of all magnetism is
Option A : moving electric charge Option B : tiny domains of aligned atoms
Option C : tiny pieces of iron Option D : ferromagnetic materials.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 22, 2016
Question - Typhoid and cholera are typical examples of
Option A : infectious diseases Option B : air-borne diseases
Option C : water-borne diseases Option D : None of these.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Question - The first attempt in printing was made in England by
Option A : James Arkwright Option B : James Watt
Option C : William Caxton Option D : Issac Newton.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Question - The Internet is a(n) ________ whereas the Web is a(n) ________.
Option A : information resource; physical connection Option B : network of hardware; Internet information resource
Option C : physical resources, URLs Option D : collection of servers; network connections.
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Question Date - Monday, September 19, 2016
Question - The first newspaper published in India was
Option A : The Hindu Option B : Uddand Martand
Option C : Bengal Gazette Option D : Calcutta Review.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 18, 2016
Question - The World Human Rights Day, declared by UNO is celebrated on _______ every year.
Option A : 24th October Option B : 24th December
Option C : 10th December Option D : 15th October.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 17, 2016
Question - The foreign investment in Indian Stock Exchanges has been increased from 5% to
Option A : 25% Option B : 15%
Option C : 10% Option D : 20%
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Question Date - Friday, September 16, 2016
Question - Who has won the 2015 Navlekhan award of Bharatiya Jnanpith?
Option A : Amlendu Tiwari Option B : Tasneem Khan
Option C : Balram Kawant Option D : All of the above.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 15, 2016
Question - Luke Aikins, who became the first person in the world to jump and land without parachute, belongs to which country?
Option A : United Kingdom Option B : France
Option C : Spain Option D : United States.
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Question Date - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Question - Who has won the 2016 Rogers club title in the Men's Singles category?
Option A : Roger Federer Option B : Juan Martin Del Potro
Option C : Novak Djokovic Option D : Kei Nishikori.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Question - Which Union Ministry has launched Twitter Sewa for addressing the complaints of common man in the telecom and postal sectors?
Option A : Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Option B : Ministry of Communications
Option C : Ministry of Human Resource Development Option D : Ministry of Science and Technology.
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Question Date - Monday, September 12, 2016
Question - Who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men's Doubles title?
Option A : Adrian Liu and Toby Ng Option B : Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy
Option C : Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 11, 2016
Question - The first squadron of home-grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Aircraft System Testing Establishment in
Option A : Bengaluru Option B : Sulur
Option C : New Delhi Option D : Chandigarh.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 10, 2016
Question - Name the footballer who recently became the first Indian to play in Europa League.
Option A : Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Option B : Sunil Chhetri
Option C : Robin Singh Option D : Arnab Mondal.
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Question Date - Friday, September 9, 2016
Question - Who won the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix that was held in Spielberg, Austria?
Option A : Nico Rosberg Option B : Lewis Hamilton
Option C : Max Verstappen Option D : Kimi Raikkonen.
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Question Date - Friday, September 9, 2016
Question - Which of the following is called as the Main memory of the computer?
Option A : RAM Option B : ERAM
Option C : EPROM Option D : ROM.
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Question Date - Friday, September 9, 2016
Question - Windows is
Option A : An operating system Option B : An operating environment
Option C : A character user interface Option D : None of these.
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Question Date - Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Question - The Khangchendzonga National Park is located in which State of India?
Option A : Himachal Pradesh Option B : Sikkim
Option C : Assam Option D : Odisha.
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Question Date - Monday, September 5, 2016
Question - e-marketplace web portal has been launched by which Union Ministry for goods procurement?
Option A : Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Option B : Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Option C : Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Option D : Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
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Question Date - Sunday, September 4, 2016
Question - Who has won the 2016 WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title?
Option A : Sunil Siwach Option B : Sumit Rangi
Option C : Vijender Singh Option D : Dibagh Thakran.
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Question Date - Saturday, September 3, 2016
Question - Which of the following States are the first States in India where Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS) will be launched?
Option A : Punjab and Haryana Option B : Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Option C : Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh Option D : Bihar and Jharkhand.
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Question Date - Friday, September 2, 2016
Question - Which web portal has been launched to reduce paper work in the Lok Sabha, the lower House of Parliament of India?
Option A : e-portal Option B : m-portal
Option C : w-portal Option D : n-portal.
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Question Date - Thursday, September 1, 2016
Question - Who has become the first-ever Indian to won the Mr. World title, recently?
Option A : Gautham Karthik Option B : Rohit Khandelwal
Option C : Ajith Kumar Option D : Puneeth Rajkumar.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Question - NITI Aayog has recently partnered with which technical giant to set-up Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) in India?
Option A : Wipro Option B : Intel India
Option C : Infosys Option D : TCS.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Question - Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
Option A : Break Option B : Change
Option C : Split Option D : Divide.
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Question Date - Monday, August 29, 2016
Question - Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
Option A : Train Option B : Instruct
Option C : Educate Option D : Advocate.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 28, 2016
Question - Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
Option A : Extend Option B : Higher
Option C : Upward Option D : Ascend.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 27, 2016
Question - Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
Option A : 18 Option B : 24
Option C : 36 Option D : 34
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Question Date - Friday, August 26, 2016
Question - If 'green' means 'yellow'; 'yellow' means 'white'; 'white' means 'red'; 'red' means 'violet'; 'violet' means 'black'; then which of the following will be the colour of human blood?
Option A : Red Option B : Black
Option C : Green Option D : Violet.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 25, 2016
Question - EARN is related to RANE and BOND is related to NODB in the same way as TEAR is related to
Option A : AERT Option B : ATRE
Option C : ARET Option D : REAT.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Question - Ram walks 10 m South from his house, turns left and walks 25 m, again turns left and walks 40 m, then turns right and walks 5 m to reach the school. In which direction is the school from his house?
Option A : North Option B : South-West
Option C : North-East Option D : East.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Question - Pratap correctly remembers that his mother's birthday is before twenty-third of April but after nineteenth of April, whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother's birthday is not on or after twenty-second of April. On which day in April is definitely their mother's birthday?
Option A : Twentieth Option B : Twenty-first
Option C : Twentieth or twenty-first Option D : Cannot be determined.
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Question Date - Monday, August 22, 2016
Question - In a certain code, MOTHER is written as ON HURF. How will ANSWER be written in that code?
Option A : NBXSSE Option B : NBWRRF
Option C : MAVSPE Option D : NBWTRF.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 21, 2016
Question - In a row of girls, Veena is 12th from the start and 19th from the end. In another row of girls, Sunita is 14th from the start and 20th from the end. How many girls are there in both the rows together?
Option A : 72 Option B : 65
Option C : 63 Option D : 61
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Question Date - Saturday, August 20, 2016
Question - The municipal authority has made English language as one of the compulsory subjects in all primary schools under its control from the current academic year.
Which of the following can be an assumption according to the given information? (An assumption is something that is supposed or taken for granted).
Option A : The students in the primary school run by municipal authority are not taught English so far. Option B : The parents of the primary school students do not have working knowledge in English language so far.
Option C : All the primary schools outside the control of municipal authority teach English language as one of the compulsory subjects. Option D : Use of English is continuously growing so it should be taught at primary levels in school and it should not be neglected at this level.
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Question Date - Friday, August 19, 2016
Question - Statement: The government has decided to instruct the banks to open new branches in such a way that there is one branch of any of the banks in every village of population 1000 and above or a cluster of villages with population less than 1000 to provide banking services to all the citizens.
Which of the following will weaken the step taken by the government?
Option A : The private sector banks in India have stepped up their branch expansion activities in rural India Option B : Many government owned banks have surplus manpower in its urban branches
Option C : All the banks including those in private sector will follow the government Directive Option D : Large number of branches of many government owned banks in the rural areas are making huge losses every year due to lack of adequate business activities.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 18, 2016
Question - Cause: The government has recently increased its taxes on petrol and diesel by about 10 per cent.
Which of the following can be a possible effect of the above cause?
Option A : The petroleum companies will reduce the prices of petrol and diesel by about 10 per cent Option B : The petroleum companies will increase the prices of petrol and diesel by about 10 per cent
Option C : The petroleum companies will increase the prices of petrol and diesel by about 5 per cent Option D : The petrol pumps will stop selling petrol and diesel till the taxes are rolled back by the government.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Question - Statement: Should the government impose restriction on access to sensitive information to the journalists to avoid the media hype?
Arguments: I. Yes, the media creates hype and publishes distorted information at times.
II. No, journalists should have an access to all the information as media is the best source to expose the malfunctioning of the society.
III. Yes, at times it leads to harassment of those who are affected and alleged to be involved in the crisis.
Option A : All I, II and III are strong Option B : I and II are strong
Option C : II and III are strong Option D : Only II is strong.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Question - Statement: Should there be a complete ban on genetically modified imported seeds?
Arguments: I. Yes, this will boost the demand of domestically developed seeds.
II. No, this is the only way to increase production substantially.
III. Yes, genetically modified products will adversely affect the health of those who consume these products.
Option A : I and II are strong Option B : Only II is strong
Option C : II and III are strong Option D : I and III are strong.
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Question Date - Monday, August 15, 2016
Question - Statement: Should there be a complete ban on registration of new cars for a few months in the big cities in India?
Arguments: I. Yes, this will significantly reduce the number of cars on the already overcrowded roads of the big cities in India.
II. Yes, the existing car owners will be very happy as they will face less traffic snarls in peak hours.
III. No, this is highly discriminatory against those who decide to buy cars now and hence should not be enforced.
Option A : Only I is strong Option B : I and III are strong
Option C : Only III is strong Option D : All are strong.
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Question Date - Sunday, August 14, 2016
Question - A person acts dishonestly when he does anything
Option A : With mens rea Option B : With wrong motive
Option C : With intention to cause wrongful gain to one person or wrongful loss to another Option D : With intent to defraud.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 13, 2016
Question - A murder is also a culpable homicide but a culpable homicide is not always a murder. This statement is
Option A : TRUE Option B : FALSE
Option C : Sometimes true, sometimes false Option D : Depends on the facts and circumstances of each case.
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Question Date - Friday, August 12, 2016
Question - Which body is responsible for the drafting of Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
Option A : Security Council Option B : Economic and Social Council
Option C : Trusteeship Council Option D : General Assembly.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 11, 2016
Question - What is the maximum prescribed number of Union Ministers?
Option A : Ten percent of total number of members of Parliament Option B : Ten percent of total number of members of the House of the People
Option C : Fifteen percent of total number of members of the House of the People Option D : 85
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Question - Which of the following statements is incorrect?
Option A : An act done by a child below five years of age is not an offence Option B : An act done by a child of eight years of age is not an offence
Option C : An act done by a child of nine years of age, who has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge the nature and consequences of his conduct on that occasion is not an offence Option D : An act done by a child of twelve years of age is not an offence if at the time of doing the act, he is incapable of knowing the nature of the act on account of intoxication caused against his will.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Question - The Parliament passed an Act and empowers a Court at the district level to enforce the fundamental rights of citizens in service matters. The Act is
Option A : invalid Option B : invalid if it establishes a Court with same powers as the High Courts and the Supreme Court to issue writs
Option C : valid Option D : valid even if the powers of the Courts are ousted.
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Question Date - Monday, August 8, 2016
Question - During the course of his morning walk, 'A' comes across a dead body lying unattended on a secluded portion of the road. 'A' immediately removes the gold chain and watch from the dead body, keeps it in his pocket and walks away from the place. What offence has 'A' committed?
Option A : Theft Option B : Extortion
Option C : Dishonest misappropriation of property Option D : Criminal breach of trust.
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Question Date - Monday, August 8, 2016
Question - 'A', under the influence of passion excited by a provocation given by 'Z', intentionally kills 'Y', who is child of 'Z'. The offence committed by 'A' is
Option A : Infanticide Option B : Manslaughter
Option C : Culpable homicide amounting to murder Option D : Culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
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Question Date - Saturday, August 6, 2016
Question - In which case the Supreme Court held the rule that though reservation under Article 16(4) should not exceed 50%, "it is not necessary to put out of consideration certain extraordinary situations inherent in the great diversity of this country and the people?
Option A : Indra Sawhney v. Union of India Option B : Ashok Kumar Thakur v. State of Bihar
Option C : State of Kerala v. N.M. Thomas Option D : Balaji v. State of Mysore.
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Question Date - Friday, August 5, 2016
Question - Under which of the following circumstances, the right of private defence of body does not extend up to causing the death of the assailant?
Option A : Assault with the intention of kidnapping Option B : Assault with the intention of inflicting grievous hurt
Option C : Assault with the intention of using criminal force Option D : Assault with the intention of committing rape.
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Question Date - Thursday, August 4, 2016
Question - Principle: No person can be held liable for damage, loss or injury caused due to an act of God.
Explanation: The defence of 'Act of God' can be pleaded only if the injury is caused due to natural forces and the occurrence was extraordinary.
Facts: Radhey worked for the Delhi Airport Authority and was responsible for maintaining watch tower. One day, when Radhey went up the watch tower for cleaning during wee hours, lightning struck and Radhey died. Radhey's wife filed a suit for compensation. Decide whether Delhi Airport Authority is liable to pay compensation?
Option A : Yes, as Delhi Airport Authority is vicariously liable. Option B : No, as Radhey unfortunately died because of Act of God.
Option C : No, as Radhey was not expected to perform cleaning during wee hours of the day. Option D : Yes, as Radhey died in the course of employment and was not warned in advance to climb up the watch tower.
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Question Date - Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Question - Principle: A promise without consideration is not enforceable unless the other party, on the basis of such promise, takes some active steps.
Facts: Ramavtar promised to subscribe Rs. 5000 for the rebuilding of a temple like many other people of the town. Six months after such subscription, he was asked by the temple authorities to pay, as they were ready now for starting construction. He refused to pay as his economic condition had deteriorated during these six months. The temple authorities sued him.
Option A : Ramavtar can be held liable to pay. Option B : Ramavtar is liable to pay because he voluntarily undertook to pay the money.
Option C : Ramavtar is not liable to pay, as construction has not started for last six months. Option D : Ramavtar is not liable to pay for a promise that has no consideration.
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Question Date - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Question - Principle 1: Nothing is an offence which is done as an act of private defence to one's person and property.
Principle 2: The act of defence should be reasonable.
Facts: Sinwan had a large farmland with plantations that gave him fruits all over year in abundance. But due to attacks from bugs he found that a majority of trees were getting affected and were not bearing any fruits. Sinwan in a fit of anger over the loss sprayed a harmful insecticide upon all the trees to kill all the bugs and went off. Some kids, who were indulgent all these times in stealing these fruits, climbed upon these trees and started consuming the fruits. Some kids died on the spot and others were hospitalised in a very serious condition. Sinwan is now being prosecuted for culpable homicide, but he contends the charge on the basis of self-defence. Is Sinwan's contention of self-defence valid?
Option A : Yes, Sinwan was using the pesticide for defence of his property. Option B : Yes, the children were committing an act of theft, so no relief should be given to them.
Option C : No, this is a disproportionate reaction. Sinwan should have been careful. Option D : It's a case of provocation; Sinwan was provoked by the act of bugs.
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Question Date - Monday, August 1, 2016
Question - Principle: Whoever intending to take dishonestly any movable property out of the possession of any person without that person's consent, moves that property in order to such taking or omits to return it back with the intention of keeping it thereby depriving the person of the possession of such property is said to commit theft.
Facts: Kajal is at her friend Ruchi's house with her lively toddler Pranav. While the two friends are talking, Pranav, who has a knack of picking things up that don't belong to him, spots a shiny, expensive gold watch and puts it into his mother's purse without being noticed. Once Kajal arrives home she discovers what her baby has done, but decides to keep the watch with herself. Ruchi who has been looking for her watch finds it in Kajal's possession. Can Kajal be held responsible?
Option A : Kajal cannot be held responsible because she had no intention and neither did she commit the act of taking the watch from Ruchi's possession. Option B : Kajal cannot be held responsible because Pranav, as a baby, could not have had the intention of stealing.
Option C : Kajal is responsible because she acted dishonestly by omitting to return the watch to Ruchi. Option D : Kajal is responsible for her baby's actions because the baby is in her care.
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Question Date - Sunday, July 31, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: Defamation is the publication of a statement resulting in injury to the esteem or regard in which one is held by others.
FACTS: Animesh invited his friend Gaurang to his house for dinner. While the two were having dinner, Gaurang made certain unwanted comments about the married sister of Animesh. Frustrated, Animesh started abusing Gaurang and also said that he is a womanizer and a cheat and has misappropriated huge funds of his employer. Gaurang sued Animesh for damages.
Option A : Animesh is liable as he made defamatory statements about Gaurang. Option B : Animesh is not liable as he has not communicated the statements to anybody except Gaurang.
Option C : Animesh is liable as he should not have insulted his friend Gaurang. Option D : Animesh is not liable as he made these defamatory statements on being provoked by Gaurang himself.
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Question Date - Saturday, July 30, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: No person can sue for a tort to which he had consented either expressly or impliedly. Voluntarily suffered injury is not fit for action. However rescue cases are exceptions.
FACTS: A short distance from Soman's house, there was a railway collision due to the negligence of railway authorities. Soman voluntarily took an active part in rescue operations at the scene of the accident. As a result, he suffered prolonged anxiety and neurosis. He filed a suit for damages against railway authorities.
Option A : Soman will not succeed as he went to the scene of accident voluntarily. Option B : Soman being a rescuer, wrong doer owed a duty towards him also and is liable to compensate him.
Option C : Soman will not succeed as railway authorities were not negligent towards him. Option D : Soman will not succeed as railway authorities cannot foresee any harm to him.
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Question Date - Friday, July 29, 2016
Question - Principle: A person who commits an unlawful act towards another which can be imputed to him, must repair the damage which the other person suffers as a consequence thereof. However, if both the parties are negligent, that party who had the last opportunity to avoid the accident is held liable.
Facts: Rajender was riding his scooter on the right side of the road which is illegal as per the Traffic Rules. Rajesh was driving his car in the opposite direction. The two vehicles collided and resulted in loss of Rs. 50,000 to Mr. Rajender. This includes his medical expenses and damage to the scooter. It was discovered that Rajesh was driving a damaged car with failed brakes. He could have stopped the car before collision if the car brakes were working.
Option A : Rajender will not get any amount as damages. Option B : Rajender will get full compensation.
Option C : Rajender will get half compensation. Option D : Rajesh can also sue Rajender for damages.
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Question Date - Thursday, July 28, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: Whoever brings some dangerous thing into his premises and keeps it in his custody will be liable for any loss occurring to others due to the escape of the said dangerous thing.
FACTS: Prashant, a manufacturer of carbonated drinks, brings five cylinders of carbon dioxide into his factory. In the night when the factory was closed, the rack on which the cylinders were stored collapsed due to some manufacturing defect. The cylinders fell down and exploded. As a result of the explosion, Prashant's factory wall collapsed and a neighbouring paint factory caught fire due to the presence of some chemicals in that factory. Rohit, the paint factory owner wants to sue Prashant of compensation for the loss he incurred.
Option A : Rohit will not succeed as Prashant did not do anything to injure Rohit. Option B : Rohit will succeed as Prashant is responsible for all the deeds in his premises.
Option C : Rohit will not succeed because carbon dioxide is not such a dangerous thing to cause damage to others. Option D : Rohit will succeed only if he files against the manufactures of the defective rack which was the root cause of his loss.
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Question Date - Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: No person has a remedy if he has himself consented or volunteered to incur the risk.
FACTS: Ankush and Kartik are workers in the Metro Rail construction working in two different sections. One day both of them decided to go for a movie at 6.00 p.m., after their work. Ankush completed the task assigned to him by the management. Kartik asked Ankush to help him to complete the work so as to enable them to go for the movie as planned. Ankush agreed and started work, suddenly an electrical transformer at the work site exploded and both Ankush and Kartik got injured. Both Ankush and Kartik claim compensation for the injury from the employer.
Option A : Neither Ankush nor Kartik will get any compensation because the injury was due to the explosion of an electrical transformer. Option B : Ankush will not get any compensation as he voluntarily took a risk to assist Kartik.
Option C : Ankush will get compensation because Kartik asked Ankush to assist him and hence Ankush did not take any risk voluntarily. Option D : Both Ankush and Kartik will get compensation as both of them were working for their employer.
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Question Date - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Question - PRINCIPLE: Every person is entitled to freedom of conscience and to profess, practice and propagate his religion subject to public order, morality and health.
FACTS: X, a Muslim sacrifices a cow on Bakra-Id believing it to be a part of his religious rites. However, there was a law of general prohibition on slaughter of cows. X, was prosecuted for slaughtering cow.
Option A : X cannot be prosecuted as killing of cow on Bakra-Id has the Muslim religious sanction Option B : X can be prosecuted as the State has a right to regulate the freedom of the religion in the interests of the public order
Option C : X can be prosecuted as the slaughtering of cow hurts other community's religious sentiments Option D : X can be prosecuted, as the slaughtering of cow is cruelty to animals.
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Question Date - Monday, July 25, 2016
Question - Who among the following can attend the meeting of both Houses of Parliament while being not a member of either House?
Option A : Solicitor-General of India Option B : Vice-President of India
Option C : Comptroller and Auditor-General of India Option D : Attorney-General for India.
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Question Date - Sunday, July 24, 2016
Question - Which one of the following is not a qualification for the Judge of a High Court?
Option A : He should be a citizen of India Option B : He should have, for at least ten years, held a judicial office in the territory of India
Option C : He should have 'for at least 10 years' been an advocate of a High Court or of two or more such Courts in succession Option D : He should be a distinguished jurist in the eyes of the President.
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Question Date - Saturday, July 23, 2016
Question - The President shall hold office for a term of ______ from the date on which he enters upon his office.
Option A : 5 years Option B : 6 years
Option C : till the pleasure of Parliament Option D : not fixed.
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Question Date - Friday, July 22, 2016
Question - Part III of the Indian Constitution deals with which of the following terms?
Option A : Citizenship Option B : Union Government
Option C : Fundamental Duties Option D : Fundamental Rights.
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Question Date - Thursday, July 21, 2016
Question - Which one of the following is a disqualification for a Member of the Lok Sabha?
Option A : Unsound mind Option B : Undischarged insolvent
Option C : An alien Option D : All of the above.
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Question Date - Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Question - Which one of the following is wrong?
Option A : No Bill can become a law unless it is also passed by the Lok Sabha Option B : The Prime Minister invariably belongs to the Rajya Sabha
Option C : The Constitution has made the Council of Ministers directly responsible to the Lok Sabha Option D : The Council of Ministers remains in office so long as it enjoys the confidence of the Lok Sabha.
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Question Date - Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Question - Which one of the following marriages is child marriage in India?
Option A : Between a Boy aged 22 years and a Girl aged 19 years Option B : Between a Girl aged 18 years and a Boy aged 21 years
Option C : Between a Girl aged 18 and a Boy aged 20 years Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Monday, July 18, 2016
Question - Which one of the following is not a component of the Parliament of India?
Option A : The Lok Sabha Option B : The Rajya Sabha
Option C : The President Option D : The Prime Minister.
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Question Date - Sunday, July 17, 2016
Question - Which one of the following is not true about the Supreme Court of India?
Option A : It succeeded the Federal Court of India Option B : It has seat in New Delhi only
Option C : It has twenty-nine judges Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Saturday, July 16, 2016
Question - A legal proceeding adjourned sine die means
Option A : That the proceeding shall commence on the first of next month Option B : That the proceeding was not given a date for continuation.
Option C : That the court has passed a decree in the given case Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Friday, July 15, 2016
Question - A contract to do or not to do something, if some event, collateral to such contract, does or does not happen is called a
Option A : future contract Option B : contingent contract
Option C : non-contingent contract Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Thursday, July 14, 2016
Question - Which one of the following days is observed as Constitution Day in India?
Option A : 26th October Option B : 26th November
Option C : 26th January Option D : 15th August.
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Question Date - Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Question - Which one of the following is not correct?
Option A : The High Court directing the government to remove encroachments on public roads. Option B : The Supreme Court directing universities to make guidelines against ragging.
Option C : The High Court directing the State Government to make a law prohibiting smoking in public places. Option D : The Supreme Court directing Government of India to take stern action against sexual harassment of women at work places.
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Question Date - Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Question - Vicarious liability means
Option A : liability of one person for the acts done by another Option B : the liability which varies from circumstances to circumstances
Option C : different types of liability of a person arising out of an act done by the person Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Monday, July 11, 2016
Question - The phrase per incuriam refer to
Option A : Judgment of a court in accordance with law Option B : Judgment of a court without reference to a statutory provision
Option C : Judgment of a judge not of a court Option D : All the above.
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Question Date - Sunday, July 10, 2016
Question - The defence of "Volenti non fit injuria" is/are available in
Option A : Mistake Option B : Act of God
Option C : Rescue cases Option D : All of the above.
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Question Date - Saturday, July 9, 2016
Question - Consider the following statements:
(1) The highest criminal court of the district is the Court of District and Sessions Judge.
(2) The District Judges are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the High Courts.
(3) A person to be eligible for appointment as a District Judge should be an advocate or a pleader of seven years' standing or more, or an officer in judicial service of the Union or the State.
(4) When the Sessions Judge awards 'Death Sentence', it must be confirmed by the High Court before it is carried out.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Option A : 1 and 2 Option B : 3 and 4
Option C : 2, 3 and 4 Option D : 1, 2, 3 and 4.
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Question Date - Friday, July 8, 2016
Question - Which Article of Indian Constitution deals with Constitutional Amendments?
Option A : Article 332 Option B : Article 386
Option C : Article 368 Option D : None of the above.
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Question Date - Thursday, July 7, 2016
Question - By which Constitutional Amendment Act, Goa was made a full fledged State with State Assembly?
Option A : 43rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1977 Option B : 44th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1978
Option C : 56th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987 Option D : 57th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1987.
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Question Date - Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Question - The feature of "Concurrent List" in our Constitution is borrowed from which country's Constitution?
Option A : Japan Option B : Ireland
Option C : United States Option D : Australia.
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Question Date - Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Question - An article is listed at Rs. 920. A customer pays Rs. 742.90 for it after getting two successive discounts. If the rate of first discount is 15%, the rate of second discount is
Option A : 3% Option B : 5%
Option C : 8% Option D : 12%.
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Question Date - Monday, July 4, 2016
Question - Kishan spends 30% of his salary on food and donates 3% in a Charitable Trust. He spends Rs. 2,310 on these two items, then total salary for that month is
Option A : Rs. 6,000 Option B : Rs. 8,000
Option C : Rs. 9,000 Option D : Rs. 7,000.
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Question Date - Sunday, July 3, 2016
Question - 30 men can repair a road in 18 days. They are joined by 6 more workers. Now the road can be repaired in
Option A : 14 days Option B : 15 days
Option C : 16 days Option D : 17 days.
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Question Date - Saturday, July 2, 2016
Question - The ratio of present ages of two brothers is 1 : 2 and 5 years back, the ratio was 1 : 3. What will be the ratio of their ages after 5 years?
Option A : 01:04 Option B : 02:03
Option C : 03:05 Option D : 05:06
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Question Date - Friday, July 1, 2016
Question - A person deposited Rs. 500 for 4 years and Rs. 600 for 3 years at the same rate of simple interest in a bank. Altogether he received Rs. 190 as interest. The rate of simple interest per annum was
Option A : 4% Option B : 5%
Option C : 2% Option D : 3%
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