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1. In the year 2002, the President of India presented the national award for excellence in public administration and management science to: [2003]


2. Match items in List I with those in the List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2005]
List-I (Location) - List II (Known for/ in News for)
A. Kakinada - 1. Sky Bus Metro rail test-run
B. Dundigal - 2. ITC paper board unit
C. Margao - 3. Bio-diesel plant
D. Bhadrachalam - 4. Indian Air Force Academy
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3. Consider the following statements: [2006]
1. In India, during the financial year 2004-2005 an increase of below 10% over the value of exports (in rupee terms) in the financial year 2003-2004 was reported.
2. According to the WTO, India share in the world merchandise exports crosses 2% in the year 2005.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


4. Consider the following statements: [2006]
1. According to the census 2001, Kerala has the smallest gap in male and female literacy rates among the 28 states of India (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).
2. According to the Census 2001, Rajasthan has literacy rate above the national average literacy rate.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


5. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. During the year 2004, India's foreign exchange reserves did not exceed the 125 billion U.S. Dollar mark.
2. The series of index number of wholesale prices introduced from April, 2000 has the year 1993-94 as base year.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?



6. For which one of the following items, is Tirupur well known as a huge exporter to many parts of the world?


7. Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research? [2006]


8. The Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Shanta Sinha is known as: [2004]


9. Which of the following institutes have been recognised as the Institutes of National Importance (by an Act of Parliament)? [2004]
1. Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Chennai
2. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali
3. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Services and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
4. Lakshmibaf National Institute of Physical Education Gwalior
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


10. Match List I (Person) with List II (Position) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2004]
List-I - List-II
A. AnilKokodar - 1. Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff
B. Raman Puri - 2. Chairman, 17th Law Commission
C. M. Jagannatha Rao - 3. Chairman, ISRO
D. G. Madhavan Nair - 4. Chairman Atomic Energy
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General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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