Directions: Choose the odd sentence out of the given five sentences in each question.
- A) and the refugee population drained the resources of Indian states,
B) Patel decided to back this pact for the sake of peace.
C) and Sardar Patel invited Liaquat Ali Khan for talks in Delhi.
D) the plight of the refugees outraged Hindus and Indian nationalists,
E) who were unable to absorb them. While not ruling out war, Prime Minister Nehru
- A) two in this period. In the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947, fought over
B) and India reclaimed three-fifths.
C) Pakistani troops infiltrated Indian-controlled Kashmir.
D) the disputed territory of Kashmir, Pakistan captured one-third of Kashmir
E) India has fought a total of four wars/military conflicts with its rival nation Pakistan,
- A) in the Bihar Movement. In 1974, the Allahabad High Court found Indira Gandhi guilty
B) caused increasing political unrest across India, culminating
C) economic and social problems, as well as allegations of corruption,
D) for resist what she termed Gandhi’s dictatorship.
E) of misusing government machinery for election purposes.
- A) and government restrictions on foreign currency, travel, foreign investment
B) and imports decreased considerably. This allowed private businesses to use
C) resources and produce commercial goods without government bureaucracy interfering
D) Rajiv Gandhi initiated a series of reforms – the Licence Raj was loosened,
E) the controversial report, to increase the quota in reservation.
- A) long associated with the Nehru–Gandhi family, Pratibha Patil was a low-profile governor of
B) Rajasthan before emerging as the favoured presidential candidate of Sonia Gandhi.
C) in February, the infamous Samjhauta Express bombings took place,
D) killing Pakistani civilians in Panipat, Haryana.
E) terrorism has increased in India, with bomb blasts in leading cities like Mumbai, New Delhi
- A) from producer to a consumer, as may happen in wholesaling and retailing,
B) or interacting with people and serving the customer rather than transforming physical goods.
C) services may involve the transport, distribution and sale of goods
D) or may involve the provision of a service, such as in pest control or entertainment.
E) the tertiary sector of industry involves the provision of services to other businesses
- A) manufacturing and finally toward a more service-based structure.
B) economies tend to follow a developmental
C) primary and secondary sectors and the tertiary sector in industrialised countries.
D) agriculture and mining, toward the development of
E) progression that takes them from a heavy reliance on
- A) including fractional reserve banking and the issue of banknotes.
B) set up by Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici in 1397.
C) one of the most famous Italian banks was the Medici Bank,
D) Florence, establishing branches in many other parts of Europe.
E) the Bardi and Peruzzi families dominated banking in 14th-century
- A) a maximum aggregate amount of capital,
B) it allows borrower to draw money.
C) a revolving loan provides a borrower with
D) each loan is borrowed for a set period of time.
E) available over a specified period of time.
- A) As RuPay cards were issued to all Jan Dhan accounts.
B) RuPay Card is set to emerge as the dominant debit card.
C) RuPay Cards are now widely used by Jan Dhan Card holders.
D) RuPay Cards got a major boost through the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
E) in spite of the critics saying most accounts are dormant,