RPSC RAS Pre Question Paper 2023 Test

General Information about RPSC RAS Prelims Question Paper 2023

Exam BoardRajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)
Exam NameRajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, 2023
Exam Date01-10-2023
Answer Key issue date01-10-2023
Final Answer key issue date20-10-2023
Exam ModeOffline
Question paper languageHindi & English
Question paper typeObjective
SubjectGeneral Knowledge and General Science
Total Question150
Maximum Marks200
Negative Marking1/3
Time03.00 Hours

Note :- The answers to all the questions given in this question paper have been taken from the official answer key of Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC).

This question paper includes questions related to the following subjects :-

  1. History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
  2. Indian History
  3. Geography of World
  4. Geography of India
  5. Geography of Rajasthan
  6. Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance
  7. Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
  8. Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  9. Economy of Rajasthan
  10. Science & Technology
  11. Reasoning & Mental Ability
  12. Current Affairs

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1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true for Atal Bhujal Scheme in Rajasthan ?

(I) Atal Bhukal Scheme has been running by Government of Rajasthan with the Financial assistance of Govt. of India.

(II) The focus of this scheme is on better management of ground water as well as to prevent its reducing level.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

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2. In which sea do river Elbe and river Rhine drain their water ?

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3. In which of the following scheme, the main objective is to promote the use of appropriate methods, care and services during pregnancy, safe delivery and lactation period to improve the health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women and their infants (0-6 months) ?

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4. Consider the following statements regarding Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) :

(I) The chairman and members of the commission are appointed by the Governor of Rajasthan.

(II) The chairman or any other member of the commission shall only be removed from his office by order of the President.

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5. Recently the Ecuadorians have made a historic decision by rejecting oil drilling by a referendum in which of the following biodiverse regions of Amazon ?

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6. A family has eight members. E is the mother of F and G. A is the son-in-law of E. C is the daughter of G. D is the maternal grandfather of C. D has one son and one daughter. H is the sister-in-law of G. B is the niece of F. How is F related to A ?

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7. 9th ‘India Region Conference’ of the Common Wealth Parliamentary Association was held in which of the following cities ?

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8. \frac{2}{3} of a principal amount is deposited in the bank at compound interest at the rate of 10% per annum and rest of the principal amount is deposited in the post office at the simple interest rate of 15% per annum. if the difference between compound interest and simple interest for two years be ₹ 480, then total principal amount is equal to

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9. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology is situated at

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10. As per a notification issued recently by the Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change of Rajasthan, how many wet-lands are there in the State ?

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11. In which Rajput Thikana Moti Lal Tejawat was working on the post of Kamdar prior to launching the Aki Movement ?

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12. Which one of the following is not a part of Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage and Infrastructure Corporation Limited ?

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13. Identify the incorrect statement regarding Judicial Interpretation of Article 21 after Supreme Court’s verdict in Maneka Gandhi Case, 1978.

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14. Consider the following statements :

(I) The Kashmir Humalayas are famous for ‘Karewa’ formations.

(II) Nalagarh Dun is the largest of all Duns.

(III) Namcha Barwa mountain peak is located in Arunachal Himalayas.

(IV) ‘Valley of Flowers’ is situated in Himachal and Uttarakhand Himalayas.

Code :

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15. A bill was passed by Rajasthan Assembly in 2023 to establish second Rajasthan Veterinary and Animal Sciences University at

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16. Which is the incorrect pair ?

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17. Which of the following fort of Rajasthan is not a Giri Fort ?

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18. Which are the largest Bauxite and Mica producing States in India ?

Bauxite – Mica

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19. If the median A and mode B of following distribution satisfy the relation 7 (B – A) = 9C, then find the value of C :

(Class)- Frequency

(0-30)- 4

(30-60)- 5

(60-90)- 7

(90-120)- 4

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20. Which of the following institutions launched a centralised Web Portal ‘UDGAM’ recently ?

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21. The problem of desertification is least in which of the following continents ?

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22. Identify the incorrect statement regarding Council of States (Rajya Sabha).

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23. A statement is followed by two assumptions I and II. Consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumption/s is/are implicit in the given statement :

Statement : If it does not rain throughout this month, most of the farmers would be in trouble this year.

Assumptions :

(I) Timely rain is essential for farming.

(II) Most of the farmers are generally dependent on rains.

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24. Who among the following discovered ‘Surkotda’, a site of Harappan culture ?

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25. Gopal Krishna Gokhale founded Servants of India Society in the year

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26. Which one of the following statement is not correct regarding “No-Confidence Motion” ?

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27. Which among the following is a Narcotic analgesic drug ?

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28. Which of the following were the members of State Reorganisation Commission formed by Indian Government in August, 1953 ?

(I) Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru

(II) Justice Fazal Ali

(III) K.M. Pannikar

(IV) Hridayanath Kunjaru

Select the correct answer by using the code given below :

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29. Among the following which is not an Industrial Region of U.S.A. ?

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30. If S represents the area of a square inscribed in a circle and T represents the area of an equilateral triangle inscribed in the same circle, then which of the following is correct ?

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31. The East-West Corridor connect __________ to ___________.

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32. In April, 2023, a Bench of Rajasthan State Information Commission is approved by State Government to be established at which city ?

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33. Which of the following personalities has been nominated for the Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskaar 2023 for the Rajasthani language ?

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34. The Mahi Bajaj Sagar Project is a joint venture of-

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35. Which of the following is not a measure of selective credit control ?

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36. Which of the following recommended the post of Rajpramukh to be abolished in Rajasthan and the arrangement of the Governor was made instead ?

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37. In a group of 400 boys, each boy plays atleast one of the games cricket, hocket and football. 185 play cricket, 165 play hockey and 160 play football. 40 boys play only cricket and football. 20 boys play only hockey and cricket. 10 boys play only hockey and football. how many boys play all the three games ?

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38. In Rajasthan, which agency is entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of PM-KUSUM Yojana (component A) i.e. installation of small solar power plants of 0.5 MW to 2 MW capacity ?

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39. The men of which sect of Rajasthan perform the Agni Dance (Fire dance) ?

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40. Which is not a correct match ?

Lake – Location in State

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41. Which of the following is wrongly matched ?

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42. In which dynasty did Chandragupta II marry his daughter Prabhavati and strengthened his position ?

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43. Three students A, B and C of a school receive cash prize in the ratio 3 : 4 : 5 in a competition. Then the school principal gives ₹ 4,000 to each student. As a result now the cash prize of A, B and C becomes in the ratio 5 : 6 : 7. How much did B get in the competition ?

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44. Which of the following scheme is associated with slogan – “Koi Bhukha Na Soye” ?

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45. Kalakhuta, Leelwani, Nardiya, Timmamori are producing regions of which mineral in Rajasthan ?

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46. Government of Rajasthan enacted the Rajasthan Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act in year

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47. Recently C.A. Bhavani Devi of India won a Bronze Medal in the Asian Fencing Championship. She lost to player of which country in the Semi-final ?

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48. The author of ‘Lalit Vigraharaj’ drama was-

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49. Species of Plasmodium which causes Malignant Malaria :

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50. A solid cube has been formed with 64 smaller cubes. How many smaller cubes will not be visible in any condition ?

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51. A statement is followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions and decide which of them logically follows :

Statement : After joining, Municipal Commissioner told to people of city “A’ – “My first and foremost task is to beautify this city like Indore.”

Conclusions :

(I) The people of city “A” are not aware about the present condition of the city.

(II) The Commissioner has worked in Indore and has good experience of beautifying cities.

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52. If in a material one dimension is reduced to the Nano range while the other two dimensions remain large, the structure so obtained is known as

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53. A Committee constituted in 2014 under the Chairmanship of Narpat Mal Lodha is related to which of the following subjects ?

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54. Study the given statement then decide which of the suggested course of action follows logically :

Statement : The meteorological department has issued a notification forecasting less rainfall during next year’s monsoon.

Course of Action :

(I) The government should make arguments to provide water to the affected areas.

(II) The farmers should be advised to be ready for the eventuality.

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55. When Matsya Sangh was merged into Vrihat Rajasthan ?

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56. Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli is located in

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57. Rajeshwari Kumari, who stood fifth in the recently held World Championship at Baku, Azerbaijan, has qualified for the Paris Olympics. She is related to which of the following sports ?

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58. To identify practical applications of artificial intelligence, “AI for Good Global Summit 2023” was recently held in which of the following countries ?

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59. Which Ministry is associated with the ‘Mera Gaon Meri Dharohar’ ?

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60. Which one of the following Commission did recommend the establishment of an Inter-Government Council in place of Inter-State Council ?

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61. Which of the following sections of the Right to Information Act is not related to the functions and powers of the Central Information Commission ?

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62. Which institution in India has been selected for Gandhi Peace Award 2021 ?

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63. Mahi Kanchan and RCB 911 are hybrid variety of-

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64. In the year 2022-23, contribution of which sub-sector in Gross State Value Added (GSVA) at current prices of service sector of Rajasthan was maximum ?

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65. Which one of the following diseases is not a bacterial disease ?

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66. Five girls are standing in a ground at a certain distance. Rekha and Beena are 18 meter apart form each other. Veena is standing somewhere in the mid of Rekha and Beena. Pinky is standing 5 meter North to Rekha. Rekha is 12 meter West to Veena. Yamini is standing 8 meter South to Beena. What is the shortest distance between Pinky and Yamini ?

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67. Which sector is likely to show highest increase in the real Gross State Value Added (GSVA) at constant basic prices (2011-12) in the year 2022-23 over previous year ?

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68. On 23th August 2023, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas successfully test fired ASTRA missile, this missile is

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69. In which of the following cities India’s first 3D printed post office has been inaugurated recently ?

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70. Consider the following statements regarding inflation :

Statement (I) : Head-line inflation refers to the rate of change in the Consumer Price Index Number, a measure of the average price of a standard basket of goods and services consumed by a typical family.

Statement (II) : Core inflation measures the change in average consumer prices after excluding from the Consumer Price Index certain items of volatile prices such as food and fuel.

of these statements,

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71. National Research Centre on camel is located at

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72. The rank of India in Global Happiness Index 2023 is

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73. In the Presidential Election, 2022, the vote value of each member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly was-

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74. Consider the following statements regarding Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme :

(I) It guarantees per year 125 days employment for families residing in Urban Areas.

(II) After registration, the eligible candidate has to be provided employment in 30 days.

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75. Consider the following statements regarding the Constituent Assembly of India :

(I) The final session of the Constituent Assembly was held on 24th January, 1950.

(II) Dr. Rajendra Prasad was declared to be duly elected to the office of President of India in this final session.

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76. The renowned artist Muhammed Shah was a court artist (Painter) of which Maharaja of Jaipur ?

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77. India defeated Malaysia in the final of Fourth Asian Champions Trophy of Hockey on 12th August, 2023. In which stadium this match was played ?

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78. Out of total Oxygen present in the earth’s atmosphere, the estimated production of oxygen by Amazon forest through photosynthesis is

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79. As per the advance estimates of the year 2022-23, what percent share is Rajasthan’s GSDP estimated to contribute in India’s nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ?

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80. The National Tiger Conservation Authority has accorded the fifth tiger reserve in Rajasthan at

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81. Find the probability that the product of four numbers is divisible by 5 or 10.

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82. NTU is the unit for measuring

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83. The Arab traveller Suleman visited India in the reign of Pratihar King-

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84. Which agency is funding upgradation of 801 km of 11 state highways in Rajasthan State Highways Development Program-II project ?

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85. Kalisindh Super Thermal Power Station is located at-

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86. Which of the following expression shows the formula of Gross Fiscal Deficit ?

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87. Satellites TeLEOS-2 and Lumelite-4 were launched in April 23 from Sriharikota by the launcher

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88. The Chandrabhaga fair is held every year in the month of Kartik at-

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89. Which of the following do not grow in polluted area ?

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90. Through which Amendment Act, the existing, ‘Village Level Workers’ has been substituted by the ‘Gram Vikas Adhikari’ ?

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91. Images of consonants of the capital English alphabets are observed in a mirror. What is the number of images of these which look like their original shapes ?

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92. With which of the following Prajamandal Movement Kanhaiya Lal Mittal, Mangilal Bavya and Makbul Alam were associated ?

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93. According to Article 217 (1) of the Constitution, a Judge other than the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court is appointed by the President after consultation with-

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94. United Nation’s General Assembly has recently elected Dennis Francis to serve as President of its 78th session. He belongs to which of the following countries ?

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95. Choose wrong statement regarding proteins :

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96. In July 2023, a new variety of urea was launched by the Prime Minister of India at Sikar, Rajasthan. What is the name of this new variety of urea ?

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97. Which one of the following is a group of millet crops ?

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98. Match the following List-P (CAG) with List-R (Articles) :

List-P

(a) Appointment of CAG

(b) Duties and Powers of CAG

(c) Form of Accounts of the Union

(d) Audit Reports

List-R

(I) Article 148

(II) Article 151

(III) Article 149

(IV) Article 150

Select correct option.

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99. Which of the following is NOT a tool of fiscal policy ?

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100. Consider the following statements regarding Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission :

(I) Commission has one chairperson and four members in accordance with the provisions of The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006.

(II) At present, Justice Gopal Krishna Vyas is its chairperson.

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101. Which of the following poet was given the title of ‘Andhra Kavita Pitamah’ by Krishnadev Ray ?

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102. What can be the minimum strength of Rajasthan’s Council of Ministers ?

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103. The brave Chauhan ruler of Ajmer who conquered Delhi and annexed it in his kingdom was-

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104. Which areas of India receive rainfall from North-East Monsoon ?

(I) Tamil Nadu Coast

(II) Gujarat Coast

(III) Southern Andhra Pradesh

(IV) South-East Karnataka

Codes :

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105. Next term of the following sequence is :

A3/2 B2, C9/2 F18, E15/2 J50, G21/2 N98, ?

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106. The spread of which of the following Sufi sect was mostly limited to Sindh, Multan and Punjab ?

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107. India’s Kamaljeet clinched Gold Medal on 24th July, 2023 in Men’s individual 50 metre Pistol Event at ISSF Junior Shooting World Championship 2023. In which of the following countries was the event held ?

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108. Arrange the following units of measure for digital information into correct order, starting with the smallest unit first and going to the largest unit :

(I) Kilobyte, (II) Byte, (III) Megabyte, (IV) Terabyte, (V) Gigabyte, (VI) Bit

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109. The Red Blood cells of a person with Blood group ‘O’ contains Agglutinogen :

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110. Which of the following fact is not correct about Mukhya Mantri Laghu Udhyog Protsahan Yojana (MLUPY) of Rajasthan ?

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111. Which three rivers of the following form ‘Triveni’ Sangam ?

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112. Which of the following statement related to automobile sector is not correct ?

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113. What position is achieved by India in the medal telly of FISU World University Games 2023 ?

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114. The Stupa of Bharhut is a fine example of-

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115. Seven persons P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are sitting in a row. T and U Have one person in between them. V is immediate right to P. Q is immediate left to U. There is one person between S and P. S is not the neighbour of V. V and U have two persons between them. R is immediate left to P. Which person is sitting exactly in the middle of the row ?

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116. Consider the following statements regarding State Election Commission, Rajasthan :

(I) It was constituted in July, 1994 under Article 243 K of the Constitution of India.

(II) It is a single member commission headed by the State Election Commissioner.

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117. In the excavation of which of the following ancient site the huge collection of iron materials is found related to Malava Republic ?

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118. “m” men and “n” women are to be seated in a row so that no two women sit together. If m > n, the number of ways in which they can be seated, is

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119. A student multiplied a number by \frac{3}{5} instead of \frac{5}{3}. What is the percentage error in the calculation ?

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120. Read the following statements carefully :

Statement 1 : According to TIME Magazine, S.S. Rajamouli has been named among the top “Pioneers” of 2023, while Shahrukh Khan has been named among the top “Icons” of 2023.

Statement 2 : The TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people list has been divided into six major categories – Leader, Titan, Pioneer, Artist, Icon and Innovator.

Select the correct option among the following :

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121. Which of the following group of districts are correctly arranged in descending order as per the amount of monsoon rainfall they receive ?

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122. Who was the President of the special session of Indian National Congress held in Calcutta in September, 1920 in which the resolution of Non-Cooperation Movement was passed ?

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123. Which of the following statement is not correct regarding the Chief Minister of Rajasthan ?

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124. Which of the following options indicate one of the important objectives of (Indira Mahila) Shakti Udaan Scheme ?

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125. Following table shows runs scored by four batsmen in both innings of a test match. Who is the fastest run scorer in the test match ?

First Inning-

Batsman- Runs scored – Balls faced

P – 79 – 91

Q – 05 – 12

R – 14 – 76

S – 37 – 50

Second Inning-

Batsman- Runs scored – Balls faced

P – 56 – 154

Q – 50 – 85

R – 61 – 99

S – 13 – 55

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126. Which of the following is NOT a Public good ?

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127. In which of the following palace built by Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri the Buddhist architecture was followed ?

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128. Who was appointed first Raj Pramukh of Rajasthan ?

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129. Where will the “Artificial Intelligence of Things Innovation Hub” be established in the Rajasthan ?

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130. Which of these companies is established by Government of Rajasthan with the aim to regulate developing needs of Information Technology skills in 21st century ?

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131. Match the following List-P (Directive Principles) with List-R (Articles) :

List-P

(a) Equal justice and free legal aid

(b) Protection of the environment

(c) Right to Work

(d) Protection of Monuments

List-R

(I) Article 48 A

(II) Article 39 A

(III) Article 41

(IV) Article 49

Select correct option :

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132. Choose the district of Rajasthan which had the lowest decadal population growth rate between 2001-2011.

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133. In Rajasthan, the Energy Conservation Day is celebrated on

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134. Myopia and Hypermetropia can be respectively corrected by

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135. Tehsildar is appointed by-

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136. The first sugar industry based on beet-root was established at-

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137. Consider the following statements :

(I) The Lok Sabha Election of 1989 marked the end of, what Political Scientists have called, the ‘Congress System’.

(II) Indian National Congress emerged as the single largest party in the 1989 Lok Sabha Elections.

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138. What is the similarity between Jharol (Udaipur), Kurada (Nagore) and Sabania (Bikaner) ?

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139. Which of the following scheme is an attempt to make rural areas socially, economically and physically sustainable regions ?

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140. As per the India State of Forest Report 2021, the forest cover in terms of vegetation cover is 16,654 square km, it is __________ percent of Rajasthan’s geographical area.

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141. Which of the following statement, related to Pharmaceutical sector is not correct ?

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142. The author of ‘Achaldas Khichi re Vachanika’ is

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143. Which is not a correct match ?

Wildlife – District

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144. India’s first ever outdoor Museum ‘Shaheedi Park’ has been recently inaugurated in which city ?

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145. Which of the following schedule of the Constitution of India was added to the Constitution by the first Constitutional Amendment ?

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146. The names of how many local dialects are mentioned in the Katha collection called Kuvlayamala ?

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147. Which of these natural resources is considered as non-renewable resource ?

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148. Which of the following file format is not a video file format ?

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149. In a certain code language, ABONDONMENT is written as DNOBAOTNEMN and ESTABLISHED is written as BATSELDEHSI. Then in the same code language, GERMINATION will be written as ?

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150. A statement is followed by two arguments I and II. Choose which of the argument/s is/are strong :

Statement : Should all diesel engines be replaced by electric engines in trains ?

Arguments :

(I) Yes, diesel engine causes a lot of pollution.

(II) No, India does not produce enough electricity to fulfil even the domestic needs.

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