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Time: 2 hours Total Marks: 700

1. Name the oil tanker that was hijacked by Somali pirates in November, 2008?
(a) MV Elizabeth
(b) MV Sirius Star
(c) Seabourn Spirit
(d) Achille Lauro

2. The Great Fire of Rome is associated with:
(a) Maximus Quintus
(b) Tacitus
(c) Pliny the Elder
(d) Lucius Domitius

3. Which of the following is not a wireless data transfer technology?
(a) EDGE
(b) GPRS
(c) Bluetooth
(d) 3GP

4. Human saliva contains enzymes necessary for breakdown of:
(a) Proteins
(b) Starch
(c) Cellulose
(d) Vitamins

5. Which of the following substance is an anticoagulant?
(a) Heparin
(b) Tannin
(c) Fibrin
(d) Thrombin

6. The first metal used by man was:
(a) Iron
(b) Copper
(c) Aluminium
(d) Bronze

7. Where is the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator located?
(a) Switzerland and France
(b) Germany
(c) United States of America and Mexico
(d) Sweden

8. Which of the following is not a private space tourism venture:
(a) Virgin Galactic
(b) Intercosmos
(c) MirCorp
(d) Bigelow Aerospace

9. Where is the world’s highest waterfall located?
(a) Canada & United States
(b) Argentina
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Venezuela

10. The chemicals used in tear gas are known as:
(a) Mustard gas
(b) Lachrymatory agents
(c) Nitrous oxide
(d) Nerve agents

11. On what date did Rakesh Sharma launch aboard Soyuz T-11 towards its destination, the Salyut 7 space station?
(a) 13th January 1984
(b) 23rd April 1984
(c) 2nd April 1984
(d) 26th January 1982

12. Polio virus is primarily transmitted via:
(a) Contaminated food and water
(b) Mosquito bite
(c) Contaminated air
(d) Mother to foetus.

13. Which road in Delhi is known as the Fleet Street of India?
(a) Kasturba Gandhi Marg
(b) Race Course Road
(c) Bahadur Shah Zafar Road
(d) Parliament Street

14. Which of the following is popularly known as the ‘Siamese Fighting Fish’?
(a) Betta
(b) Pirhana
(c) Tuna
(d) Guppy

15. Which car maker is reportedly building the Presidential car for President of United States, Barack Obama?
(a) Ford Motor Company
(b) General Motors
(c) Mercedes-Benz
(d) Rolls Royce

16. Treatment of Dengue fever may require:
(a) Platelet transfusion
(b) Antibiotics
(c) Administration of propanolol
(d) All of the above

17. Which of the following popular fictional characters is not the public face of a superhero?
(a) Peter Parker
(b) Bruce Wayne
(c) Clark Kent
(d) Paul Drake

18. Which of the following countries conducted its first anti-satellite weapon test in the year 2007?
(a) United State of America
(b) Russia
(c) Iran
(d) China

19. ‘Bar’ is a unit of:
(a) Humidity
(b) Alcohol content
(c) Pressure
(d) Depth

20. Who is considered the inventor of detective fiction?
(a) Arthur Conan Doyle
(b) Agatha Christie
(c) Erle Stanley Gardner
(d) Edgar Allan Poe

21. Besides Indian scientific instruments, the Chandrayan carried instruments from various other space agencies. Which, among the following, is not one of them?
(a) Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(b) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
(c) European Space Agency (ESA)
(d) Russian Federal Space Agency (RFSA)

22. Who provided the earliest evidence of the Big Bang model of the Universe?
(a) Einstein
(b) Fred Hoyle.
(c) Edwin Hubble.
(d) Newton.

23. Which of the following is used as a tool for tracking human ancestry through females?
(a) Y-Chromosome
(b) Nuclear DNA
(c) Mitochondrial DNA
(d) X-chromosome

24. Which of the following is not a Kingdom under the Five Kingdom taxonomical classification?
(a) Animalia
(b) Plantae
(c) Monera
(d) Archaea

25. Which telecom operator was the first to announce third-generation (3G) telecom services in India?
(a) Bharti Airtel
(b) Reliance Communications
(c) MTNL
(d) TATA Infocomm

26. Which team won the Indian Premier League tournament in 2008?
(a) Chennai Super Kings
(b) Rajasthan Royals
(c) Bangalore Royal Challengers
(d) Deccan Chargers

27. What is the aerobatics demonstration team of Indian Navy known as?
(a) Sea Hawks
(b) Surya Kiran
(c) Sagar Pawan
(d) Blue Angels

28. Water retaining plants adapted to arid climates are known as:
(a) Phylloclades
(b) Hemiepiphytes
(c) Cactii
(d) Succulents

29. Who created the ‘Common Man’ associated with the Times of India?
(a) R. K. Narayan
(b) R. K. Narayanan
(c) R. K. Laxman
(d) K. R. Narayanan

30. Which event has been described as “the effective birth of economics as a separate discipline”, by the New Encyclopedia Britannica?
(a) The emergence of the 18th century French Physiocrats.
(b) The publication of Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations”.
(c) The development of Keynesian Economics.
(d) The codification of economic formulae in the city States of Sumer.

31. Edible mushroom is a form of:
(a) Animal
(b) Plant
(c) Lower life form
(d) Fungus

32. ‘Nitrogen fixation’ refers to:
(a) Fixing achievable targets for reducing nitrogen pollution in the atmosphere.
(b) Developing means to synthesize and produce Nitrogen on a mass scale.
(c) The process by which Nitrogen is converted from its natural form in the atmosphere to Nitrogen compounds.
(d) The procedure for optimal utilization of Nitrogen based fertilizers in field

33. Jacques Yves Cousteau is credited with:
(a) Liberating Paris in the Second World War.
(b) Developing French naval warfare techniques.
(c) Pioneering marine conservation.
(d) Undertaking High Sea adventure trips.

34. Which, among the following, is not a literary piece by R. K. Narayan:
(a) The Man Eater of Malgudi
(b) The Guide
(c) Swami and Friends
(d) Malgudi Junction

Which of the following establishments in India was modelled on the lines of the United States WestPoint?
(a) The National Defence Academy
(b) The National Academy of Sciences
(c) The Indian Administrative Services
(d) The Defence Research and Development Organisation

36. Who, among the following fictional characters, is not a creation of Satyajit Ray?
(a) Feluda
(b) Byomkesh Bakshi
(c) Professor Shonku
(d) Topshe

37. Which British doctrine is considered as one of the reasons leading to the First War of Independence, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny?
(a) Doctrine of Lapse
(b) Doctrine of Contributory Negligence
(c) Doctrine of Incompetence
(d) Doctrine of Frustration of Purpose

38. The vermiform appendix in humans is an example of:
(a) Reflex action mechanism
(b) Digestive System organ
(c) Vestigial Organ
(d) Cognitive Behavioral Organ

39. Which phyto-hormones influence plant growth?
(a) Auxin
(b) Gibberlin
(c) Pheromone
(d) Lignin

40. Cell wall in plants is composed of:
(a) Cambium
(b) Cellulose
(c) Lignin
(d) Cytokinin

41. Which plant mimics the scent and other characteristics of a female wasp to lure a male wasp of the species for its pollination?
(a) Central American Yucca
(b) Australian Orchid
(c) Indian Banyan
(d) Chinese Lily

42. Name the antimicrobial substance found in tears, saliva, sweat etc.?
(a) Enzyme
(b) Lysozyme
(c) Pepsin
(d) Co-Enzyme

43. Root nodule rhizobia in legumes are an example of:
(a) Parasitism
(b) Symbiosis
(c) Predation
(d) Commensalism

44. Which of the following is associated with Marx’s economics?
(a) Theories of Surplus Value
(b) Essay on the Principle of Population
(c) On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation
(d) Okishio’s theorem

45. The movie ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ was based on which movie?
(a) Sholay
(b) Yojimbo
(c) The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
(d) Support Your Local Gunfighter

46. What is the unit for temperature in the metric system?
(a) Fahrenheit
(b) Kelvin
(c) Degrees
(d) Celsius

47. Where is the painting, Mona Lisa displayed?
(a) Louvre, Paris
(b) National Gallery of London
(c) Luxembourg, Paris
(d) Orsay, Paris

48. Aristotle argued for the existence of a divine being described as?
(a) God
(b) Prime Mover
(c) The Being
(d) Spiritual Entity of Soul

49. Which art movement was led by Pablo Picasso?
(a) Cubism
(b) Futurism
(c) Fauvism
(d) Impressionism

50. Carl Jung, the Swiss psychologist is regarded as founder of which school of psychology?
(a) Ego psychology
(b) Cultural-historical psychology
(c) Evolutionary psychology
(d) Analytical psychology

51. Munchausen Syndrome refers to:
(a) A mental disorder in which the affected person fakes or exaggerates illness to gain attention and treatment.
(b) A condition in which the affected person is excessively worried or preoccupied about having illness.
(c) An eating disorder involving a compulsion to eat or avoid eating.
(d) A disorder involving a fear of being negatively evaluated by others or being embarrassed because of impulsive acts.

52. Which event led to a decision to provide the services of United States’ Global Positioning System (GPS) to anyone, for civilian purposes, free of charge?
(a) The series of losses of merchant ships and airplanes passing the Bermuda Triangle.
(b) The shooting down of a Korean Air Lines flight by Soviet jet interceptors.
(c) The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
(d) The failure of NASA’s Mars Observer mission.

53. Which Company acquired a majority shareholding in one of India’s largest drugmaker, Ranbaxy?
(a) Zenotech Laboratories Ltd.
(b) Cipla
(c) Pfizer
(d) Daiichi Sankyo

54. Which Company was in news for the gruesome death of its CEO at the hands of its agitating employees in September, 2008?
(a) Gilera
(b) Graziano
(c) Bernardelli
(d) Gaggia

55. In which year was State of Israel admitted as a member of the United Nations:
(a) 1950
(b) 1949
(c) 1948
(d) 1952

56. Name the author of the book, “Sea of Poppies”
(a) William Dalrymple
(b) Amitav Ghose
(c) Chetan Bhagat
(d) Salman Rushdie

57. Which country won the UEFA European Football Championship in 2008?
(a) Brazil
(b) Argentina
(c) Germany
(d) Spain

58. Who won the 2008 Man Booker Prize?
(a) Steve Toltz
(b) Aravind Adiga
(c) Chetan Bhagat
(d) Amitav Ghosh

59. Bone marrow transplants are effective in cases of:
(a) Thalassemia
(b) Leukemia
(c) Anemia
(d) Diabetes

The Chandrayan has detected the presence of one of the following elements in the lunar soil.
(a) Aluminum
(b) Copper
(c) Iron
(d) Uranium

61. Which party won the December 2008 general elections in Bangladesh?
(a) Awami League coalition.
(b) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) coalition.
(c) Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh
(d) Bangladesh Jatiya Party

Who was the Chief Guest at the 60th Republic Day celebrations?
(a) Nursultan Nazarbayev
(b) Nicolas Sarkozy
(c) Jacques Chirac
(d) Vladimir Putin

63. The Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord was entered into under the leadership of:
(a) Indira Gandhi and J.R. Jayewardene.
(b) Rajiv Gandhi and J.R. Jayewardene
(c) Rajiv Gandhi and Ranasighe Premadasa.
(d) Rajiv Gandhi and Chandrika Kumaratunga

64. What time zone does India fall into?
(b) GMT +5.5
(c) GMT +3.5
(d) GMT -3.5

65. Which of the following events is associated with ‘Smiling Buddha’?
(a) The nuclear weapons test conducted by India in 1998.
(b) The launch of Chandrayan.
(c) The launch of PSLV-II.
(d) The nuclear weapons test conducted by India in 1974.

66. Which event led to Rabindranath Tagore’s renouncement of his knighthood?
(a) Civil Disobedience Movement
(b) Jallianwalla Bagh massacre
(c) Morley Minto Reforms
(d) Chauri Chaura

67. Which one of the following is considered a major strategic event of the 1857 Mutiny/First War of Independence?
(a) Wheeler’s entrenchment.
(b) Massacre at Sati Chaura Ghat.
(c) Bibighar massacre
(d) All of the above

68. Which of the following is associated with the business of retail supply and distribution of electricity in Delhi?
(a) Delhi Power Company Ltd.
(b) BSES Yamuna Power Ltd.
(c) Delhi Transco Ltd.
(d) Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission

69. How many Olympic Gold medals has the American swimmer, Michael Phelps won in his career till date?
(a) Eight
(b) Fourteen
(c) Nineteen
(d) Twelve

70. What is the Super WASP?
(a) UK’s extra-solar planet detection program
(b) Genetically engineered giant Wasp
(c) Anti ballistic missile shield
(d) Long range tracking radar

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71. The policy of British East India Company in India during the period of 1813 – 1858 is described as:
(a) Policy of Ring Fence
(b) Policy of Annexation by Lapse
(c) Policy of Subordinate Isolation
(d) Policy of Subordinate Union

72. Which modern Indian historian has described the events of 1857 as “neither first nor National nor War of Independence”
(a) V. D. Savarkar
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) S. N. Sen
(d) R. C. Majumdar

73. The airspace over one of the following was declared a ‘no-fly zone’ in December 2008, thereby prohibiting all flying activity up to a height of 10,000 feet over it. Choose the correct location.
(a) Parliament of India
(b) Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
(c) Kalpakkam Nuclear Power Plant
(d) Rashtrapati Bhavan

74. Who is the Governor of Reserve Bank of India?
(a) Dr. D. Subbarao
(b) Dr. Rakesh Mohan
(c) Dr. Y.V. Reddy
(d) Dr. Bimal Jalan

75. Which of the following offices has never been held by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh?
(a) Finance Minister
(b) Governor, Reserve Bank of India
(c) Honorary Professor, Delhi School of Economics
(d) Member, Lok Sabha

76. Op-Ed, with reference to a newspaper article, refers to:
(a) Opinion Editorial
(b) Opposite Editorial
(c) Opinion Educational
(d) Operative Editorial

77. “Stability 2008” refers to:
(a) Russian strategic military exercise.
(b) Economic bailout package envisaged by the Obama regime.
(c) United Nations endeavor to bring peace to Somalia.
(d) Measures to maintain ecological balance in tropical rain forests.

78. Who, among the following Indians, purchased the sword of Tipu Sultan at an auction in London?
(a) Sanjay Khan
(b) Anil Ambani
(c) Vijay Mallya
(d) Ratan Tata

79. Which of the following is one of the ten forces that ‘flattened the world’ in the opinion of Thomas L. Friedman in his book, “The World is Flat”?
(a) Nuclear weapons
(b) Lunar landing
(c) Netscape
(d) Television

Who was crowned the 57th Miss Universe at Miss Universe 2008?
(a) Riyo Mori
(b) Dayana Mendoza
(c) Rebeca Moreno
(d) Taliana Vargas

81. Who among the following has not won a medal in individual event at the Olympics?
(a) Rajyavardhan Rathore
(b) Abhinav Bindra
(c) Leander Paes
(d) Anjali Bhagat

82. Who among the following was the recipient of Padma Bhushan for distinguished services in sports?
(a) Harbhajan Singh
(b) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(c) Abhinav Bindra
(d) Balbir Singh Khullar

83. A dysregulation of micro-RNA is linked with:
(a) Cancer
(b) Hepatitis
(c) Agoraphobia
(d) Diabetes

84. The Global Potato Conference 2008 was held at:
(a) Lima, Peru
(b) New Delhi, India
(c) Mexico City, Mexico
(d) Sao Paulo, Brazil

Which of the following is not a video gaming console?
(a) Wii
(b) Playstation
(c) X-Box
(d) Macbook

86. Which law was enacted in the United States in 2008, for the bailout of the U.S. financial system?
(a) Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
(b) Troubled Asset Relief Act of 2008
(c) Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008
(d) Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

87. Who led the FIDE Men’s Chess ratings as on 1st February 2009?
(a) Anatoli Karpov
(b) Viswanathan Anand
(c) Veselin Topalov
(d) Vassily Ivanchuk

88. The de facto administrative capital of LTTE was located at:
(a) Jaffna
(b) Kilinochchi
(c) Vanni
(d) Elephant Pass

Which Pakistan based group was designated by the United Nations Security Council as a terrorist organization following the November, 2008 Mumbai attacks:
(a) Lashkar-e-Taiba
(b) Jamaat-ud-Dawah
(c) Jamaat-e-Islami
(d) Jaish-e-Mohammed

90. Which temple witnessed a stampede in September 2008?
(a) Chamunda Devi Temple, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
(b) Jaggannath Temple, Puri, Orissa
(c) Tirupati Temple, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
(d) Chamunda Devi, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

91. Which term is being served by Smt.. Sheila Dixit as the Chief Minister of Delhi?
(a) Second
(b) Fourth
(c) First
(d) Third

92. Which State among the following witnessed the largest polling percentage in the State Elections in 2008?
(a) Jammu & Kashmir
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Mizoram
(d) Delhi

93. With which of the following did the State Bank of India enter into a Joint- venture Agreement for undertaking general insurance business?
(a) New India Assurance Ltd.
(b) Insurance Australia Group
(c) Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.
(d) Allianz

94. With which country did India sign an extradition treaty in November, 2008?
(a) Egypt
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Portugal
(d) Nepal

95. The 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change was held at:
(a) Bali, Indonesia
(b) Pozanan, Poland
(c) Montreal, Canada
(d) Buenos Aires, Argentina

96. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee Report, 1957 is associated with:
(a) Tax Reforms
(b) Planning Commission
(c) National Defence
(d) Panchayati Raj

97. Which was the first element to be discovered through synthesis?
(a) Neptunium
(b) Plutonium
(c) Technetium
(d) Promethium

98. AIDS stands for:
(a) Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome
(b) Acquired Immunity Deficiency Syndrome
(c) Acquired Immuno Disease Syndrome
(d) Acquired Immuno Deficiency Symptoms

99. In the opinion of the author, love is like measles because: (a) Each one of us has to go through it. (b) It happens only once in life. (c) It makes a person reckless (d) It is painful. Which of the above are correct?
(a) a, b and d
(b) a, b and c
(c) a and b
(d) All of them are correct.

The writing style of the author may be described as:
(a) Romantic
(b) Melodramatic
(c) Satirist
(d) Somber

101. Choose the word having the same meaning as “ramble”.
(a) Saunter
(b) Tumble
(c) Shamble
(d) Rally

102. What, according to the author, are the emotions that accompany love?
(a) Admiration and affection.
(b) Courage and fearlessness.
(c) Sickness
(d) Foolhardiness

In which of the following ways is a man’s heart been described as being similar to a firework:
(a) A firework lights up the sky.
(b) A firework flashes only momentarily and falls back to earth.
(c) Having lighted up once, it is of no further use.
(d) All of the above.

104. Choose the word having the same meaning as “obsequious”.
(a) Subservient
(b) Obscene
(c) Rude
(d) Observant

105. Choose the word having the same meaning as “averse”.
(a) Adverse
(b) Unfavorable
(c) Opposed
(d) Reversed

106. Choose the word having the same meaning as “apposite”.
(a) Inapt
(b) Opposite
(c) Relevant
(d) Casual

107. Choose the word having a meaning opposite of “sequester”.
(a) Cloister
(b) Isolate
(c) Unify
(d) Distribute

108. Choose the word having a meaning opposite of “sagacious”.
(a) Sanguine
(b) Capricious
(c) Facetious
(d) Foolish

109. Choose the word having a meaning opposite of “erudite”.
(a) Calm
(b) Scholarly
(c) Ignorant
(d) Filthy

110. Cognition refers to:
(a) The ability to recognize.
(b) The reflex to a condition.
(c) The faculty of perception.
(d) An inclination towards seeking recognition

111. Choose the most appropriate word to fill in the blanks. The General’s at the battlefield paid off.
(a) Gamut
(b) Gambit
(c) Movement
(d) Commands

112. The speaker made a ——argument against the proposed law.
(a) perspicuous
(b) perspicacious
(c) precipitous
(d) conspicuous

113. A———- by the Principal disciplined the rowdy schoolboys.
(a) Censor
(b) Censure
(c) Direction
(d) Suggestion

114. Since the Parliament was not in session, the President promulgated a/an——– in view of the urgency.
(a) Ordnance
(b) Order
(c) Ordinance
(d) Statute

115. Studies have revealed that a female Whale spends considerable time nursing its newborn ———
(a) Whale
(b) Brood
(c) Calf
(d) Pre-Toothed whale

116. Aamir ——–14 films and I think his latest is the best.
(a) has made
(b) made
(c) had made
(d) was making

Sorry, we’re late. We——– the wrong turning.
(a) were taking
(b) took
(c) had taken
(d) are taking

118. Next week I———- Akash for 20 years.
(a) will have known
(b) am knowing
(c) will have been knowing
(d) know

Following the earthquake———, in the area——– major repair work.
(a) each buildings … need
(b) each of buildings … needs
(c) every building … needs
(d) every building … need

The radio station is owned by the Entertainment Group, ———Chairman is Mr. Vishal Wadhwa.
(a) who’s
(b) whose
(c) that’s
(d) which

121. Jack——- leave the hospital only six hours after the operation.
(a) could
(b) can
(c) is able to
(d) was able to

122. Choose the correct sentence.
(a) He described me the situation.
(b) He describe the situation to me.
(c) He described the situation to me.
(d) I was described the situation.

123. Who——– was coming to see me this morning?
(a) did you say
(b) did you say that
(c) you did say
(d) you said

124. I——— our anniversary and I ————–how to make it up to her.
(a) completely forgot … don’t just know
(b) completely forgot … just don’t know
(c) forgot completely … don’t just know
(d) forgot completely … just don’t know

125. “FOB” in contracts of carriage refers to:
(a) Fresh on Board
(b) Free on Board
(c) Fresh off Boat
(d) Free off Board

126. Dishonour of a cheque is an offence under:
(a) Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act
(b) Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code
(c) Section 73 of the Contract Act
(d) Section 41 of the Code of Criminal Procedure

127. A Lease Agreement is a form of:
(a) Promissory note
(b) Bill of Exchange
(c) License
(d) Contract

Which of the following is not an Alternate Dispute Redressal Mechanism?
(a) Mediation
(b) Lok Adalat
(c) Arbitration
(d) Plea Bargaining

129. The owner and landlord of a flat, allotted to him by the Delhi Development Authority, may recover possession of the flat from his tenant by taking recourse to the law. Which of the following may not have any bearing on such recovery of possession?
(a) Delhi Rent Control Act, 1958
(b) Agreement to Lease for a fixed term.
(c) Indian Contract Act, 1872
(d) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971

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130. Which of the following is not related to protection of rights of consumers?
(a) 24th December
(b) Jago Grahak, Jago
(c) 15th March
(d) All of them are related to consumer protection.

131. The 44th Amendment Act of 1978 to the Constitution of India:
(a) Deleted the Fundamental Right to acquire, hold and dispose off property.
(b) Introduced the Fundamental Right to free and compulsory education.
(c) Deleted Fundamental Right to work
(d) Suspended the Fundamental Right to constitutional remedies.

132. Who declared a state of emergency in India under Article 352 of the Constitution of India in the year 1975?
(a) Indira Gandhi
(b) Giani Zail Singh
(c) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
(d) Sanjay Gandhi

133. Who is the Solicitor General of India?
(a) Milon K. Bannerjee
(b) Goolam E. Vahnavati
(c) Harish Salve
(d) Soli Sorabjee

Following a ruling of the Delhi High Court, which among the following is not a criteria for designating an advocate as Senior Advocate: (a) ability (b) standing at Bar (c) 12 years of uninterrupted law practice (d) Special knowledge or experience of law (e) money
(a) b, c and e
(b) e
(c) b and e
(d) c and e

135. The Bill for Welfare of Domestic Help has been passed by the state legislature of:
(a) Orissa
(b) Delhi
(c) Bihar
(d) Maharashtra

136. Which Bill of the Parliament seeks to give effect to Article 21A of the Constitution of India?
(a) Right to Education Bill, 2008
(b) Central Universities Bill, 2008
(c) Limited Liability Partnership Bill, 2008
(d) National Investigation Agency Bill, 2008

137. The Rules restricting the display of use of tobacco products in films and television programmes was recently struck down by the High Court of Delhi, being violative of:
(a) Article 19(a) of the Constitution of India.
(b) Article 21 of the Constitution of India.
(c) Section 5A of the Cinematograph Act, 1952.
(d) Article 14 of the Constitution of India.

138. Against which of the following Indian establishment has a class action lawsuit been filed recently in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York?
(a) Price Waterhouse Coopers
(b) Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
(c) Maytas Infra Ltd.
(d) All of the above

139. Which judge of the Supreme Court of India was recently reported to have equated a terrorist with an animal and thus deserving of animal rights instead of human rights, in his speech?
(a) Justice Arijit Pasayat
(b) Justice B. N. Agarwal
(c) Justice S.B. Sinha
(d) Justice S.H. Kapadia

Who founded the doctrine of Utilitarianism?
(a) John Austin
(b) Holmes
(c) Jeremy Bentham
(d) Ronald Dworkin

141. Which of the following is not related to legal research?
(a) www.manupatra.com
(b) Black’s Law Dictionary
(c) Boyle’s Law
(d) Law of the Sea

Which of the following is considered the first international crime?
(a) Piracy on the High Seas.
(b) Violation of Human Rights
(c) Slavery
(d) Software Piracy

143. Under which Article of the Constitution of India is the law laid down by Supreme Court binding on all courts?
(a) Article 32
(b) Article 141
(c) Article 226
(d) Article 124

144. Driving without a valid “Pollution Under Control Certificate” is punishable under the provisions of:
(a) The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
(b) The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
(c) The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
(d) The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991.

145. Who appoints the Attorney General of India?
(a) Chief Justice of India.
(b) Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.
(c) President of India
(d) President of India in consultation with the Chief Justice of India.

146. Who among the following is an accused in the Uphaar cinema fire case?
(a) Vikas Yadav
(b) Sushil Ansal
(c) Sanjeev Nanda
(d) Manu Sharma

147. What is an extradition treaty?
(a) A treaty for surrender of an alleged or convicted criminal by one nation to another.
(b) A treaty for ensuring fair trial of an alleged or convicted criminal transferred by one nation to another.
(c) A treaty for international trial of an alleged or convicted criminal.
(d) A treaty for trial of an alleged or convicted criminal by a nation, for crime committed or allegedly committed in another nation.

148. Which of the following is entrusted with a statutory duty of laying down the standards of professional conduct and etiquette for advocates in India?
(a) Bar Association of India
(b) Bar Council of India
(c) Delhi Bar Council
(d) Supreme Court of India

149. Which is the present Law Commission of India?
(a) 13th
(b) 16th
(c) 18th
(d) 21st

150. Which University had established Faculty of Law was in 1924?
(a) Allahabad University
(b) Aligarh Muslim University
(c) Banaras Hindu University
(d) University of Delhi

151. Who is the author of the book “A Bunch of Old Letters”?
(a) Pt. Jawarhar Lal Nehru
(b) Mahtma Gandhi
(c) Smt. Indira Nehru Gandhi
(d) Shri K.C. Pant

What is meant by the expression “Separation of Powers”?
(a) Division of powers and spheres of authority between the police and the army at local and national level
(b) Model of governance dividing the powers and responsibilities of the State between its Executive, Legislature and a Judiciary
(c) Provision under the Constitution of India for separate High Courts for each state of the country
(d) Division of rights and liabilities between the Central Government, State Governments and the citizens of India through the Constitution of India read with the Right to Information Act

153. Which of the following theories of crime is based on the works of Henry McKay and Clifford R. Shaw of the Chicago School thought?
(a) Social disorganization theory
(b) Strain theory
(c) Rational choice theory
(d) Routine activity theory

154. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, as amended in 2006,prohibits the employment of children under the age of ——- years as domestic servants.
(a) 12
(b) 18
(c) 16
(d) 14

155. Which documentary film won an Oscar during 81st Academy Awards 2009?
(a) Slumdog Millllionaire
(b) Smile Pinki
(c) Pinki Sonkar
(d) Smile Train

156. Which of the following bodies is not set up under the Constitution of India?
(a) Finance Commission
(b) Union Public Service Commission
(c) Supreme Court of India
(d) National Human Rights Commission

Which of the following is not true about LED?
(a) Its an abbreviation for Light Emitting Diode
(b) It can emit light of various colors
(c) It is a type of superconductor
(d) It can emit light of infrared and ultra-violet frequencies

How many official languages have been recognised under the Constitution of India?
(a) 14
(b) 18
(c) 20
(d) 22

159. An arrested person under the Indian Constitution does not have a fundamental right to ———–
(a) travel abroad
(b) practise any profession
(c) get assistance of a legal practitioner of his choice if arrested under preventive detention law
(d) challenge an arbitrary law

160. The only University in India covered in the first “Top 500 World University Rankings” for the year 2007 published by the Times Higher Education Supplement was:
(a) University of Bombay
(b) Punjab University
(c) Shantiniketan
(d) University of Delhi

161. PRINCIPLE: A person, who lawfully brings on his land something which though harmless, but will do mischief if it escape, must keep it at his peril, and if he does not, he is answerable for all the damage.
FACTUAL SITUATION: ‘A’ was the owner of a mill. In order to supply it with water he constructed a reservoir upon nearby land by employing engineers and contractors. ‘B’ was the owner of coal mines, under lands, close to but not adjoining the premises on which the reservoir was constructed. The contractors, while excavating for the bed of the reservoir, came upon abandoned shafts and filled them with soil not suspecting that that they were abandoned mine shafts. The reservoir was completed and partly filled. Within days the bed of the reservoir gave way and burst, leading to flow of water through the channels connected with B’s mine. Is ‘A’ liable to pay damages for loss caused to ‘B’?
(a) ‘A’ is not liable because there was no negligence on his part. He was not aware that the reservoir bed was connected to B’s mines
(b) ‘A’ is liable to pay damages to ‘B’ because he brought the water on his property which would have caused mischief if it escaped and it did escape.
(c) ‘A’ is not liable because ‘B’ never informed him the existence of B’s mines.
(d) ‘A’ is liable because he hired the services of unqualified engineers

162. PRINCIPLE: Cheating is defined as deceiving any person to deliver any property and it includes the dishonest concealment of facts. Cheating by personation means a person cheating another by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is.
FACTUAL SITUATION: ‘A’, while leaving a restaurant mistakingly picked up the umbrella of ‘B’ instead of his own. The next day he decided to return to the restaurant with the umbrella, hoping to find the real owner. ‘C’, who had never seen ‘B’ in person and had only communicated with ‘B’ through letters was on his way to the restaurant to meet ‘B’ . Since ‘B’ and ‘C’ had never met, it was agreed between them to identify each other at the pre-appointed spot, the restaurant door, by the clothing of ‘C’ and umbrella of ‘B’ which they had described to each other in detail. ‘C’ saw ‘A’ at the door of the restaurant and identified the umbrella. Thinking ‘A’ to be ‘B’, ‘C’ delivered a parcel labelled Mr. B to ‘A’. ‘A’ received the same without protest and promptly returned home without looking for ‘B’. Is ‘A’ guilty of cheating by personation?
(a) ‘A’ is not guilty because he was going to return the umbrella to the real owner and handing over ‘B’s’ packet to ‘A’ was ‘C’s’ mistake.
(b) ‘A’ is not guilty because he was overcome by a sudden temptation.
(c) ‘A’ is guilty because he was aware of the mistaken identity and that the parcel was not meant for him but for ‘B’.
(d) ‘A’ is guilty because the parcel might have been valuable to ‘B’.

163. PRINCIPLE: A consumer is a person who buys any goods or services for a consideration and uses the goods for non-commercial purposes. Exclusive use of the goods for the purposes of earning his livelihood, by means of self-employment is not considered as commercial use. A consumer can approach a consumer forum if there is a deficiency in goods or service.
FACTUAL SITUATION: ‘A’, a taxi driver received a car music system for free, from an electronics company through a draw of lots and installed the same in his taxi. Some time later, the music system stopped working. ‘A’ approached the electronics company for a replacement but the company kept delaying. Can ‘A’ sue the company in a consumer forum?
(a) Yes, ‘A’ is not using the music system for any commercial purpose. He is just plying a taxi for earning his livelihood.
(b) Yes ‘A’ there is a deficiency in goods since the music system became non-functional.
(c) No, ‘A’ is using his taxi for ferrying passengers which is a commercial purpose. Hence he is not a consumer.
(d) No, ‘A’ is not a consumer since he has not paid any consideration for the music system.


165. Dr. Hari Singh Gaur was the first Dean, Faculty of Law and the Vice¬Chancellor of:
(a) Dr. Hari Singh Gaur University
(b) University of Delhi
(c) University of Lucknow
(d) None of the above

166. Which of the following bodies had approached the Supreme Court of India seeking permission to interrogate the deposed Chairman of Satyam Computer Services?
(a) Registrar of Companies
(b) Securities and Exchange Board of India
(c) Reserve Bank of India
(d) Central Bureau of Investigation

167. How many persons were nominated for award of Ashok Chakra on 26th January 2009?
(a) 9
(b) 10
(c) 11
(d) 12

168. Which politician considered responsible for Babri Masjid demolition has apologised for his role in the demolition?
(a) Ms. Uma Bharati
(b) Mr. Madan Lal Khurana
(c) Mr. Kalyan Singh
(d) None of the above

169. Which is the University whose Faculty of Law has been given first rank among all Faculties having three-year LL.B. Degree course?
(a) National Law School University, Bangalore
(b) University of Delhi
(c) University of Hyderabad
(d) W.B. National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

According to a survey conducted by the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, —— workers lost their job between October and December, 2008 in India on account of recession:
(a) Three lakh
(b) Four lakh
(c) Five lakh
(d) Seven lakh

171. The phrase ‘de facto’ means:
(a) all the facts
(b) all the facts and figures
(c) bona fide
(d) for all practical purposes

172. The expression “to assume air on” means
(a) to assume inferiority
(b) to fill one self with airy things
(c) to affect humility
(d) to have a haughty opinion about oneself

173. Which one of the following is associated with mentally or emotionally disturbed
(a) psychological
(b) psychopathic
(c) psychoanalytical
(d) psychotherapic

174. The prediction by palm-reading is called
(a) chironomy
(b) Chirography
(c) Chiropidy
(d) Chiromancy

175. Neuralgia is associated with
(a) Record of heart beats
(b) mental inbalance
(c) Nerve pain
(d) Inflamation of the nerves

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