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    RAS Prelims 2018 Question and Answers

    1. Which was the historic meeting between US President Donald trump and North korea leader Kim Jong Un was held in June 2018?
      1. i) Singapore
      2. ii) Prongyang
      3. iii) Taipei
      4. iv) Seoul
    2. The 22nd edition of Malabar Trilateral Naval exercise was held in June 2018, besides India other two countries took part in this eercise?
      1. i) Nepal & vietnam
      2. ii) Russia and japan
      3. iii) Japan & USA
      4. IV) Russia & bangladesh
    3. Haryana govt has lis given to launched a & star gram panchayat Rainbow scheme to give star rankings to Panchayat pm basis of social parameters , what star ranking giiven to those panchayats that make outstanding perfornance in improving sex ratio?
      1. i) Golden Star
      2. ii) Pink Star
      3. iii) Silver Star
      4. iv) Green Star
    4. Which state has started in scheme called ‘kanya Van Samrudhi Yojna’ to empower women and promote tree plantation?
      1. i) Maharastra
      2. ii) Uttar Pradesh
      3. iii) Rajasthan
      4. iv) Sikkim
    5. Bangladesh has won the Women Cricket asia Cup trophy held in Malaysia in June which team was defeated in the final?
      1. i) Srilanka
      2. ii) Pakistan
      3. iii) Thailand
      4. iv) India
    6. In March 2018 Rajasthan government established First Mega Food Park.

      Consider the following statements:

      A. Inaugurated by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
      B. It is also named as Smart Mega Food Park.
      C. It is located at Roopangarh village near Ajmer.

      1. (1) B only
      2. (2) C Only
      3. (3) A and B
      4. (4) A and C
    7. The Government of India has set a target of achieving how much solar power capacity by the year 2022?
      1. (1) 40 Giga watt
      2. (2) 100 Giga watt
      3. (3) 20 Giga watt
      4. (4) 80 Giga watt
    8. Recently India’s Deepika Kumari won the gold medal in Women’s Recurve event at the Archery World cup (Stage III) . Where was this World Cup Competition held?
      1. (1) Cortina
      2. (2) Samson
      3. (3) Berlin
      4. (4) Salt Lake City
    9. After appointment of Justice Indu Malhotra, the number of Women Judges in the Supreme Court of India has reached two. Who is the other woman judge?
      1. (1) Justice R. Bhanumati
      2. (2) Justice Sangeetha Prakash
      3. (3) Justice Rooma Paul
      4. (4) Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra
    10. Yousut Saleem of Pakistan has been in news recently . Who is he?
      1. (1) He is the captain of the Kabaddi team of Pakistan
      2. (2) He is the captain of Hockey team of Pakistan
      3. (3) He is the first ever visually impaired judge of Pakistan
      4. (4) He is the youngest player of the Pakistan Cricket team.
    11. Recently the Capital of one of the North-Eastern States has been declared as 100th Smart City by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Which is that state?
      1. (1) Meghalaya
      2. (2) Manipur
      3. (3) Mizoram
      4. (4) Nagaland
    12. On 24th June, 2018, India’s team of four Para swimmers crossed the English Channel in record time of 12 hours and 26 minutes. Out of them, one was from Rajasthan. Who was he?
      1. (1) Jagdish Chandra
      2. (2) Satyendra Singh
      3. (3) Mahesh Chandra
      4. (4) Virendra Kumar
    13. Dr. Krishna Jakhar of Rajasthan has been awarded the Sahitya Akadami Prize for Rajasthani translation 2017. She is awarded this prize for which of her work of translation?
      1. (1) Bhint
      2. (2) Toba Tek Singh
      3. (3) Gatha Tista Par Ri
      4. (4) Aadane Dharyodi Aankhanya
    14. 23 writers have been selected for Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2018. Who among them is selected for the Rajasthani Language?
      1. (1) Dr. Jyoti Punj
      2. (2) C.L.Sankhlav
      3. (3) Dr. Chetan Swami
      4. (4) Mohan Alok
    15. Consider following statements about Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 :
      (A) The aim of this scheme is to bring about transparency in the funding process of political parties
      (B) Only the political parties recognized by the Election Commission which secured not less than two percent of the votes polled in the last general election to the House of People or the Legislative Assembly of the State shall be eligible to receive the Electoral Bonds.
      (C) Electoral Bonds shall be valid for fifteen calender days from the date of issue.
      (D) The Electoral Bond deposited by an eligible political party in its account shall be credited on the same day.
      Which of the above statements are correct?
      1. (1) Only (A) , (B) and (C)
      2. (2) Only (A), (C) and (D)
      3. (3) Only (A) and (B)
      4. (4) Only (B), (C) and (D)
    16. Recently which space agency successfully launched the world’s smallest satellite carrying rocket?
      1. (1) ISRO
      2. (2) JAXA
      3. (3) NASA
      4. (4) CNSA
    17. Which of the following statements are not true about Shreni System of Ancient India?
      1. i) Shreni use to control the conduct of its members.
      2. ii) Shreni was the organisation of traders and artians.
      3. iii) Shreni System was prevalent only in the Northern India.
      4. iv) Quality & price of the produced goods was determined by the concerned Sherni.
    18. Who created the department of Diwan-i-Arz in Delhi Sultanate?
      1. i) Alauddin Khilji
      2. ii) Balban
      3. iii) Firoz Tughlaq
      4. iv) lltutmish
    19. Match the following
      Dynastics Capital
      A. Shung i. Mahoba
      B. Satavahan ii. Banvasi
      C. Kadamb iii. Paithan
      D. Chandel iv. Patliputra
      1. i) i iv ii iii
      2. ii) iv iii ii i
      3. iii) i ii iii iv
      4. iv) iv ii iii i
    20. which of the following statements about Temple Architecture are true?

      i) The freestanding (mortar & stone) temples are supposed to have originated in the Gupta peroid.
      ii) Ladkhan, which is one of the earliest temple belongs to chalukya of Badami.
      iii) In Khjuraho temples, all the components of the people are connected internally and externally.
      iv) Kailashnath temple of Kanchi is the earliest freestanding temple of dravid style.

      Choose the correct answer:

      1. (1) (i) and (ii)
      2. (2) (i), (ii) and (iii)
      3. (3) (i), (iii) and (iv)
      4. (4) (i), (ii) and (iv)
    21. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
      Institution Founder
      1. (1) Social Service League – N.M. Joshi
      2. (2) Social Reform Association – Shri Ram Bajpai
      3. (3) Servants of India Society – G.K. Gokhale
      4. (4) Seva Samiti – H.N.Kunzru
    22. The revolutionary, who was not involved in Hardinge Bomb incident?
      1. (1) Bhagwati Charan Vohara
      2. (2) Avadh Bihari
      3. (3) Master Amir Chand
      4. (4) Bhai Balmukund
    23. Who played the role of mediator in Gandhi – Irwin Pact?
      1. (1) Tej Bahadur Sapru
      2. (2) Chintamani
      3. (3) Motilal Nehru
      4. (4) Annie Besant
    24. The main seat (Peeth) of Varkari sect is situated at
      1. (1) Pandharpur
      2. (2) Varanasi
      3. (3) Shringeri
      4. (4) Nadia
    25. Choose the correct chronological order of the following events :
      (i) Lucknow Pact
      (ii) Formation of Swaraj Party
      (iii) Jallianwala Massacre
      (iv) Death of Bal Gangadhar Tilak
      Select the answer from the following code :
      1. (1) (iv), (iii), (i) and (ii)
      2. (2) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
      3. (3) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
      4. (4) (i), (iii), (iv) and (ii)
    26. Which of the following rulers does not belong to Gurjara – Pratihar dynasty?
      1. (1) Mahendrapal – I
      2. (2) Bharatrabhatta -I
      3. (3) Nagabhatta-II
      4. (4) Devapal
    27. In Pre-Medieval kingdoms of Rajasthan, the designation “Naimittika” was used for
      1. (1) Head of public health department
      2. (2) Chief judicial officer
      3. (3) Royal bard
      4. (4) State astrologer
    28. The revolutionary, who was convicted in the Mahant Pyarelal Murder case
      1. (1) Shyamji Krishna Varma
      2. (2) Vijay Singh Pathik
      3. (3) Zorawar Singh
      4. (4) Kesari Singh Barhat
    29. Who among the following negotiated Subordinate Alliances of 1817 – 18 with Princely States of Rajputana?
      1. (1) Charles Metcalf
      2. (2) John George
      3. (3) David Ochterlony
      4. (4) Arthur Wellesley
    30. Which of the following statements is/are true?
      (A) After the Nagpur Session (1920) of Congress , the provincial Congress Committees were constituted on linguistic basis
      (B) In 1948, Congress rejected the demand of formation of provinces on linguistic basis.
      Select the correct answer from the code below :
      1. (1) Only (B)
      2. (2) Both (A) and (B)
      3. (3) Only (A)
      4. (4) Neither (A) nor (B)
    31. Sixteen coins of King Menander have been found from which of the following sites?
      1. (1) Nagari
      2. (2) Nagar
      3. (3) Bairat
      4. (4) Rairh
    32. Match the following :
      Temple District
      i. Kameshwar Mahadev a. Alwar
      ii. Shitaleshwar b. Jodhpur
      iii. Pipala Matta c. Jhalawar
      iv. Nilkantha d. Pali
      Choose the correct codes :
      i ii iii iv
      1. (1) d c b a
      2. (2) a b c d
      3. (3) a c d b
      4. (4) d b c a
    33. Which of the following temples of the Chittorgarh Fort is a Jain temple?
      1. (1) Saatveesh Devari
      2. (2) Tulja Bhawani Temple
      3. (3) Kumbh Shyam Temple
      4. (4) Samiddheswar Temple
    34. Which of the following painters does not belong to Alwar School of Painting
      1. (1) Bakasaram
      2. (2) Nandram
      3. (3) Jamnadas
      4. (4) Nanakram
    35. Which among the following is not correctly matched ?
      Work Author
      1. (1) Pagi – Chandra Prakash Deval
      2. (2) Pagphero – Mani Madhukar
      3. (3) Bol Bharmali – Yadvendra Sharma
      4. (4) Kodmade – Meghraj Mukul
    36. The singing tradition with which Gavari Devi was associated :
      1. (1) Mand
      2. (2) Thumari
      3. (3) Langa
      4. (4) Talabandi
    37. The princely state, which was not the part of Rajasthan Union formed on 25th March, 1948 ?
      1. (1) Pratapgarh
      2. (2) Shahpura
      3. (3) Bundi
      4. (4) Udaipur
    38. Who was the editor of ‘Tyag Bhumi’?
      1. (1) Jai Narayana Vyas
      2. (2) Rishi Dutt Mehta
      3. (3) Hari Bhau Upadhyaya
      4. (4) Devi Dutta Tripathi
    39. Consider the following statements about Vijaydan Detha :
      (A) Vijayadan Detha was a famous writer of Rajasthan, whose story was adapted as Charandaas Chor play.
      (B) Vijaydan Detha was a co-founder of Rupayan Sansthan.
      Choose the correct answer from the code below :
      1. (1) Only (B) is true
      2. (2) Both (A) and (B) are true
      3. (3) Only (A) is true
      4. (4) Neither (A) nor (B) are true
    40. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using code given below :
      List – I List -II
      (Mountain Peak) (Location / Country)
      A. Elbrus (i) New Zealand
      B. Kilimanjaro (ii) U.S.A
      C. Mt. Cook (iii) Tanzania
      D. McKinley (iv) Russia
      Codes :
      A B C D
      1. (1) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
      2. (2) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
      3. (3) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
      4. (4) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
    41. Among the mathematical indices for measuring bio-diversity , which one shows the mean species diversity in a habitat at a local scale?
      1. (1) Beta Index
      2. (2) None of these
      3. (3) Alpha Index
      4. (4) Gamma Index
    42. Women saint Daya Bai was a disciple of
      1. (1) Saint Nimbarkacharya
      2. (2) Saint Ramcharan
      3. (3) Saint Charandas
      4. (4) Saint Raidas
    43. The dance form related to Garasia Tribe is
      1. (1) Loor
      2. (2) Terahtali
      3. (3) Gavari
      4. (4) Bam
    44. Which of the following mountain peak is not situated in Eastern Ghats ?
      1. (1) Salher
      2. (2) Madugala Konda
      3. (3) Gali Konda
      4. (4) Sinkram Gutta
    45. Which is not a correct match ?
      Shifting Agriculture State
      1. (1) Masha – Himachal Pradesh
      2. (2) Jhoom – Assam
      3. (3) Pondu – Odisha
      4. (4) Poonam – Kerala
    46. Which is not a correct match ?
      Industrial Region Country
      1. (1) Southern New England – United Kingdom
      2. (2) Kanto Plains – Japan
      3. (3) Ruhr – Germany
      4. (4) Po Valley – Italy
    47. Match List I with List II and select he correct answer from the codes given below :
      List – I (Canal) List – II (Connects)
      A. Kiel (i) Mediterranean sea & Red sea
      B. Soo (ii) Elbe estuary & Baltic sea
      C. Panama (iii) Atlantic ocean & Pacific ocean
      D. Suez (iv) Lake superior & Lake Huron
      Codes :
      A B C D
      1. (1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
      2. (2) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
      3. (3) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
      4. (4) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
    48. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using code given below :
      List – I (District) List – II (Mountains)
      A. Jalore (i) Barwada
      B. Jaipur (ii) Jharola
      C. Alwar (iii) Raghunathgarh
      D. Siar (iv) Bhangarh
      Codes :
      A B C D
      1. (1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
      2. (2) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
      3. (3) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
      4. (4) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
    49. Which of the given hills is an extension of vindhyan ranges in Rajasthan?
      1. (1) Dora mountain
      2. (2) Girwa hills
      3. (3) Mukandara hills
      4. (4) Alwar hills
    50. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using code given below :
      List – I (Protected areas of India) List – II (Number in year 2018)
      A. Community Reserves (i) 103
      B. Conservation Reserves (ii) 46
      C. National Parks (iii) 544
      D. Wild Life Sanctuaries (iv) 76
      Codes :
      A B C D
      1. (1) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
      2. (2) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
      3. (3) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
      4. (4) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
    51. The Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) is collaborating with ISRO to develop
      1. (1) GaAs solar cells
      2. (2) C-DAC
      3. (3) Agro technology
      4. (4) Nuclear technology
    52. Which statements are correct from the following?
      (A) Marble development and Conservation Rule – 2002
      (B) Rajasthan Mineral Policy – 2015
      (C) District Mineral Foundation Trust Rules – 2016
      (D) Rajasthan Minor Mineral Concession Rules (Amended upto May 2016)
      Codes :
      A B C D
      1. (1) Only (A) , (B) and (D)
      2. (2) All of these
      3. (3) Only (A), (C) and (D)
      4. (4) Only (A) and (D)
    53. Match the following :
      List – I (Major irrigation project) List – II (Beneficiary districts of irrigation projects)
      A. Sidhmukh Project (i) Jalore and Barmer
      B. Narmada Project (ii) Jalore, Pali and Jodhpur
      C. Jawai Project (iii) Udaipur and Pratapgarh
      D. Jakham Project (iv) Hanumangarh and Churu
      Codes :
      A B C D
      1. (1) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
      2. (2) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
      3. (3) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
      4. (4) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
    54. The dust storms originating in Rajasthan in May and June months are caused due to
      (A) origin of convectional currents at few places
      (B) Aravalli hills are parallel to south western winds
      (C) origin of fast speedy easterly winds
      1. (1) (A), (B) and (C)
      2. (2) Only (A)
      3. (3) (A) and (C)
      4. (4) (A) and (B)
    55. What is the percentage of urban population in India and Rajasthan respectively as per census 2011?
      1. (1) 34.15% and 24.87%
      2. (2) 31.15% and 24.87%
      3. (3) 24.87% and 31.15%
      4. (4) 21.87% and 34.15%
    56. Which among the following are important minearl based industries in Rajasthan?
      (A) Zinc smelting industry
      (B) Cement industry
      (C) Electronic industry
      (D) Marble industry
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A), (C) and (D)
      2. (2) (A), (B), (C) and (D)
      3. (3) (A) and (B)
      4. (4) (A) , (B) and (D)
    57. As per 2011 census, which districts of Rajasthan are having lowest percentage of Scheduled Tribe population in their total population?
      1. (1) Jhunjhunu and Churu
      2. (2) Ganganagar and Hanumangarh
      3. (3) Sikar and Dholpur
      4. (4) Bikaner and Nagaur
    58. Proposed oil refinery at Pachpadra , Barmer is a joint venture of
      1. (1) Oil and Government of Rajasthan
      2. (2) HPCL and Government of Rajasthan
      3. (3) ONGCL and Government of India
      4. (4) HPCL and Government of India
    59. Rajasthan is almost a sole producer of which of the following minerals?
      (A) Lead and zinc ores
      (B) Copper ores
      (C) Wollastonite
      (D) Salenite
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A), (B) and (D)
      2. (2) (A), (C) and (D)
      3. (3) (A) and (C)
      4. (4) (A) , (B) and (C)
    60. From which area of Rajasthan the maximum crude oil production was received in the year 2017-18 (upto Dec. 2017)?
      1. (1) Jaisalmer basin
      2. (2) None of these
      3. (3) Bikaner – Nagaur basin
      4. (4) Barmer – Sanchore basin
    61. Who has authored ‘Gandhian Constitution for Free India’?
      1. (1) Achyut Patwardhan
      2. (2) Humayun Kabir
      3. (3) Aruna Asaf Ali
      4. (4) Shriman Naryan Agarwal
    62. Which of the following statements are correct in regarding to Indian Constitutent Assembly?
      (A) It was not based on Adult franchise.
      (B) It resulted from direct elections.
      (C) It was not a multiple party body.
      (D) It worked through several committees.
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A) and (B)
      2. (2) (A), (B), (C) and (D)
      3. (3) (A) and (D)
      4. (4) (B) and ©
    63. The age of a Judge of the Supreme Court of India shall be determined by such authority and in such manner as Parliament may be laws provide, inserted by
      1. (1) 16th Constitution Amendment
      2. (2) 18th Constitution Amendment
      3. (3) 15th Constitution Amendment
      4. (4) 17th Constitution Amendment
    64. Which is not a correct match ?
      District Mascot
      1. (1) Churu – Black Buck
      2. (2) Jaisalmer – Great Indian Bustard
      3. (3) Bhilwara – Peacock
      4. (4) Sawai Madhopur – Lion
    65. Which of the following election/s of the Central Legislative Assembly was/were held under the Government of India Act, 1919?
      (A) 1926 (B) 1937 (C) 1945
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (B) and (C)
      2. (2) (A), (B) and (C)
      3. (3) (A) only
      4. (4) (A) and (C)
    66. Which one the following pairs is not correctly matched in terms of the power of the President of India to make regulation for certain Union Territories under Article 240 of the Indian Constituion?
      1. (1) 240(1) (b) – Laskhadweep
      2. (2) 240(1) (d) – Daman and Diu
      3. (3) 240(1) (a) – Andaman and Nicobar Islands
      4. (4) 240(1) (c) – Puducherry
    67. On which of the following dates the President of India, using his powers, declared by proclamation that a grave emergency existed where the security of India was threatened by internal disturbance?
      1. (1) 3 December , 1971
      2. (2) 26 June, 1975
      3. (3) 26 October, 1962
      4. (4) 25 June, 1975
    68. Select the correct chronological order of the following judgements dealing with Fundamental Rights :
      (A) Golaknath v/s State of Punjab
      (B) Keshwanand Bharti v/s State of Kerala
      (C) Minerva Mills v/s Union of India
      (D) A.K. Gopalan v/s State of Madras
      Select the correct answer :
      1. (1) (A), (B), (C) , (D)
      2. (2) (D), (C) , (B), (A)
      3. (3) (D), (B), (C) , (A)
      4. (4) (D), (A), (B), (C)
    69. Which of the following were members of the Swaran Singh Committee (1976) ?
      (A) A.R. Antulay
      (B) S.S.Ray
      (C) Haridev Joshi
      (D) C.M. Stephen
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A), (B) and (D)
      2. (2) (B) , (C) and (D)
      3. (3) (A), (B), (C) and (D)
      4. (4) (A) , (B) and (D)
    70. Which of the following are Financial Committees of Indian Parliament ?
      (A) Estimates Committee
      (B) Public Accounts Committee
      (C) Committee on Public Undertakings
      (D) Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowance for Members of Parliament
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A) , (B) and (D)
      2. (2) (B) , (C) and (D)
      3. (3) (A),(C) and (D)
      4. (4) (A) , (B) and (C)
    71. The Comptroller and Auditor – General of India can be removed from his office in like manner as
      1. (1) Attorney General of India
      2. (2) Chairman of Union Public Service Commission
      3. (3) Speaker of Lok Sabha
      4. (4) Judge of the Supreme Court
    72. Central Vigilance Commission was set up on the recommendation of
      1. (1) Kriplani Committee
      2. (2) Administrative Reforms Commission of India
      3. (3) Gorwala Report
      4. (4) Santhanam Committee
    73. In which country the concept of Public Interest Litigation was originated?
      1. (1) United States of America
      2. (2) Australia
      3. (3) Canada
      4. (4) United Kingdom
    74. The President of India addresses the Parliament under Article 87 of the Indian Constitution
      1. (1) in a joint meeting of both Houses of Parliament
      2. (2) both Houses of Parliament assembled together
      3. (3) in a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament
      4. (4) in a joint session of both Houses of Parliament
    75. Under Rule 377 of Rules and Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha, the maximum number of matters that can be raised by Lok Sabha members in one day are
      1. (1) 20
      2. (2) 22
      3. (3) 19
      4. (4) 21
    76. Under the Provisions of the Article 368(2) of the Constitution of India, if a bill comes to Rajasthan Legislative Assembly after passing by Parliament of India for resolution to rectify ,t hen
      (A) Resolution can be passed by Assembly
      (B) Resolution can be rejected by Assembly
      (C) No Amendment shall be proposed to such a resolution.
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (B) and (C)
      2. (2) (A) , (B) and (C)
      3. (3) (A) only
      4. (4) (A) and (C)
    77. Which of the following terminology is/are mentioned in the Preamble of the Right to Information Act, 2005?
      (A) Transparency of Information
      (B) Revelation of Information
      (C) Informed Citizenry
      (D) Paramountcy of the democratic ideal
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A) and (B)
      2. (2) (A), (B), (C) and (D)
      3. (3) (A) only
      4. (4) (A), (B) and (C)
    78. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from code given below :
      List – I (Authors) List – II (Books)
      (A) Atul Kohli (i) Divide and Quit
      (B) Granville Austin (ii) The Success of India’s
      (C) Penderal Moon (iii) The Republic of India : Development of its Laws and Constitution
      (D) Alan Glendhill (iv) Working a Democratic Constitution : A History of the Indian Experience
      Codes :
      (A) (B) (C) (D)
      1. (1) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
      2. (2) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
      3. (3) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
      4. (4) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
    79. After receiving complaint against following office bearer/s Lokayukta, Rajasthan cannot make investigation against
      1. (1) Chairman of the Sthyayi Samiti of Panchayat Samities
      2. (2) Up-pramukh of Zila Parishad
      3. (3) Pradhan and Up-Pradhan of Panchayat Samities
      4. (4) Sarpanch and Panch
    80. Which of the following Act/ Rule of Rajasthan has a provision of a joint meeting of Gram Sabha?
      1. (1) Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Rules 1996
      2. (2) Rajasthan Panchayati Raj (Modification of provisions in their application to the Scheduled Areas) Rules, 2011
      3. (3) Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 1994
      4. (4) Rajasthan Panchayati Raj (Modification of provisions in their application to the Scheduled Area) Act, 1999
    81. Which of the following Chief Ministers have not held the post of the leader of the opposition in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly?
      (A) Haridev Joshi
      (B) Shivcharan Mathur
      (C) Ashok Gehlot
      (D) Vasundhara Raje
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (B) and (C)
      2. (2) (A) and (D)
      3. (3) (A), (B) and (C)
      4. (4) (C) and (D)
    82. Who among the following has held the post of Protem Speaker, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly?
      1. (1) Niranjan Nath Aacharya
      2. (2) Paras Ram Maderna
      3. (3) Poonam Chand Vishnoi
      4. (4) Shantilal Chaplot
    83. Which of the following statements are correct in reference to rule of procedure for ‘Motion for Adjournment on a matter of Publict importance ‘ in Rajasthan Lesgislative Assembly?
      (A) Speakers’ consent necessary to make motion
      (B) The motion shall raise a question of privilege
      (C) The motin shall be restricted to a specific matter of recent occurence.
      (D) Not more than one such motion shall be made at the same sitting.
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes :
      1. (1) (A), (B) and (D)
      2. (2) (A) and (D)
      3. (3) (A) , (B) and (C)
      4. (4) (A), (C) and (D)
    84. Which of the following statements are correct in context to Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission ?
      (A) It was constittuted on 18, January, 1999 by notification issued by Government of Rajasthan.
      (B) The Commission became functional from March, 2000
      (C) Rajasthan Human Rights Commission is having one chairperson and 3 members in accordance with the provision of the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006.
      (D) One of its former Chairman’s has retired judge of Supreme Court of India.
      Select the correct answer using code given below :
      Codes
      1. (1) (A), (B) and (D)
      2. (2) (B) and (C)
      3. (3) (A), (B) and (C)
      4. (4) (B) , (C) and (D)
    85. Which one of the following judges of Supreme Court of India has not worked in Rajasthan High Court as Judge?
      1. (1) Justice B.S. Chouhan
      2. (2) Justice R. C. Lahoti
      3. (3) Justice N.M. Kasliwal
      4. (4) Justice A.K. Mathur
    86. Which of the following fixed the four percent inflation target in India with tolerance level of +/-2 percent for the period 2016 to 2021?
      1. (1) Government of India
      2. (2) Fourteenth Finance Commission
      3. (3) Reserve Bank of India
      4. (4) NITI Aayog
    87. In terms of the share in Foreign Direct Investment Equity inflows , in India during 2016-17, which of the following countries is on the top?
      1. (1) Singapore
      2. (2) USA
      3. (3) Mauritius
      4. (4) Japan
    88. Why companies go for business process re-engineering with the help of technology?
      1. (1) IT being leveraged to provide competitive edge in products and services at lower costs
      2. (2) All of these
      3. (3) Customers demand and expectations are continuously increasing
      4. (4) The pace of change has accelerated with the liberalisation of economies world over
    89. Under the Constitutional provision on a Bill, recommendation of the Governor was required, but without recommendation of Governor it was introduced in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and passed by it and sent ot the Governor, now
      1. (1) The Governor can refuse to assent on the ground of the violation of Constitutional provisions
      2. (2) The Governor or the President assents it, then the court wil declare it unconstitutional on the ground of Constiutional provisions
      3. (3) Where assent to that Act was given by Governor shall not be invalid
      4. (4) The Governor will send such a Bill to the absent of the President
    90. What has been kept under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
      1. (1) Electricity
      2. (2) Ghee
      3. (3) Alcohol for human consumption
      4. (4) Petroleum Products
    91. Eleventh Fiver Plan emphasised on
      1. (1) Economic Growth and Human Development
      2. (2) Faster , sustainable and more inclusive growth
      3. (3) Economic Growth with Social Justice
      4. (4) Faster and more inclusive growth
    92. Assertion (A) : Cost push inflation is caused by shift in aggregate supply curve.
      Reason (R) : Shift in aggregate supply curve takes place because of increase in wages
      1. (1) Both (A) and (R) are true , but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
      2. (2) (A) is false , but (R) is true
      3. (3) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
      4. (4) (A) is true , but (R) is false
    93. Which is the base year of Rajasthan’s general wholesale Price Index?
      1. (1) 2005-2006
      2. (2) 2011-2012
      3. (3) 1999-2000
      4. (4) 2010-2011
    94. Growth rate of GSDP (Gross State Domestic Product) at constant prices (2011-12) for the year 2017-18 in Rajasthan was
      1. (1) 0.045
      2. (2) 0.1067
      3. (3) 0.0716
      4. (4) 0.0623
    95. The most volatile part of the Organised Money Market in India is
      1. (1) Commericial Bill Market
      2. (2) Certificate of Deposit Market
      3. (3) Government Security Market
      4. (4) Call Money Market
    96. Which one of the following is not included in the revenue account of Union Budget?
      1. (1) Tax Receipts
      2. (2) Small Savings
      3. (3) Interest Receipts
      4. (4) Profits and Dividends of Government Deparment and Public Undertakings
    97. Rajasthan Government has established the first Skill University in the state. Where was it established?
      1. (1) Sikar
      2. (2) Jaipur
      3. (3) Ajmer
      4. (4) Kota
    98. Which of the following is not the Unique Selling Propostion (USP) of Rajasthan in tourism sector?
      1. (1) Forts, Palaces and Havelies
      2. (2) Medical tourism
      3. (3) Palace on Wheels train
      4. (4) Fairs and Festivals
    99. Which of the following is not considered as oil field of Rajasthan ?
      1. (1) Mangla
      2. (2) Saraswati
      3. (3) Aishwarya
      4. (4) Ganga
    100. Which one of the following lakes of Rajasthan is not covered under National Lake Conservation Programme (NLCP) ?
      1. (1) Nakki Lake
      2. (2) Ana Sagar Lake
      3. (3) Fateh Sagar Lake
      4. (4) Swaroop Sagar Lake
    101. Govt of Rajasthan Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for students of minority communaties provide financial assistance to those having combination of potential income and percentage of marks in previous examinations.
      1. 1) > 1.5 lakh – At least 45%`
      2. 2) > 2.5 lakh – At least 55%`
      3. 3) > 1 lakh – At least 40%`
      4. 4) > 2 lakh – At least 50%`
    102. Which of the following item provide maximum revenue reciepts of rajasthan budget in recent years?
      1. 1) State Tax revenue
      2. 2) Union grant
      3. 3) Share in central taxes
      4. 4) Non tax revenue
    103. Which of the following thermal power project has the highest installed power capacity?
      1. 1) Chabbra
      2. 2) Kota
      3. 3) Suratgarh
      4. 4) Kalisindh
    104. Which of the following projects for the first time , sprinkler irrigation system has been made compulsury for Rajasthan ?
      1. 1) Dholpur Lift Project
      2. 2) Takli Project
      3. 3) Parwan project
      4. 4) Narmada Canal Project
    105. Which of the following is an example of non cellulsic?
      1. 1)Linen
      2. 2) Nylon
      3. 3) Rayon
      4. 4) Jute
    106. Which waves used in common TV remote control are
      1. 1) Ultra Violet rays
      2. 2) Gamma rays
      3. 3) X rays
      4. 4) Infra red rays
    107. Which metal is generally used for coating of Brass utensils to prevent copper contamination?
      1. 1) Zinc
      2. 2) Lead
      3. 3) Tin
      4. 4) Aluminium
    108. Waves of Ultra High Frequency range normally propagte by means of
      1. 1) Sky waves
      2. 2) Surface waves
      3. 3) Ground waves
      4. 4) Space waves
    109. Main Objective of Swavalamban Yojana in rajasthan is
      1. 1) To impart traning for unemployed persons .
      2. 2) To provide employment in unorganised sector
      3. 3) To improve the living standards of poor women, widows, separated women and rural women
      4. 4) To impart SC ST and OBC unemployed girls
    110. Mitigating Poverty in Western Rajasthan (MPoWR) Programme is supported by
      1. (1) Japan International Co-operation Agency
      2. (2) Canadin International Developmental Agency
      3. (3) Asain Development Bank
      4. (4) International Fund for Agricultural Development and Ratan Tata Trust
    111. Consider the followig pairs:

      ISRO Centres Locations
      A. VSSC Trivandrum (KER)
      B. URSC Bengaluru (KAR)
      C. NRSC Dehradum (UK)
      D. IIRS Hyderabad (TEL)

      Which of the pairs are correctly matced?

      1. (1) A, B and C only
      2. (2) A, B, C and D
      3. (3) A and B
      4. (4) B, C and D
    112. Which of the following polyherbal product has NOT been developed by the DRDO:
      1. (1) Lukoskin
      2. (2) Eczit
      3. (3) Amtooth
      4. (4) Nocdurma
    113. The machine language of computer is based on
      1. (1) Matrix Algebra
      2. (2) Linear Algebra
      3. (3) Anstract Algebra
      4. (4) Boolean Algebra
    114. Which of the following difference between bluetooth and wifi are correct?
      1. (1) Bluetooth is used for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) only, whereas Wi-Fi is used for Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWAN) only.
      2. (2) Both (1) and (3) are correct
      3. (3) Bluetooth uses 2.4 GHz radio frequency band, whereas-Wi-Fi can use 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequency band.
      4. (4) When information is transmitted between two devices using Blue-tooth technology, the devices have to be in the line of sight of each other, but when Wi-Fi technology is used the devices need not be in the line of sight of each other
    115. A Particle having at least one dimension less than 10^-7 metre, is known as
      1. (1) Milli particle
      2. (2) Macro Particle
      3. (3) Micro particle
      4. (4) Nano particle
    116. Match the following:

      Column I Column II
      A. Grape Sugar I. Fructose
      B. Fruit Sugar II. Sucrose
      C. Milk Sugar III. Natural Sweetner
      D. Table Sugar IV. Glucose
      E. Stevia V. lactose

      Code:
      A B C D E

      1. (1) I III IV V II
      2. (2) I IV V III II
      3. (3) II IV V III I
      4. (4) IV I V II III
    117. In humans trisomy of chromosome number 21 is responsible for
      1. (1) Klinefelter Syndrome
      2. (2) Turner Syndrome
      3. (3) Haemophila
      4. (4) Down Syndrome
    118. The total amount of Green House Gases prduced, to directly and indirectly support human activities, is reffered as
      1. (1) Carbon Footprint
      2. (2) Carbon Capture
      3. (3) Carbon dioxide
      4. (4) Carbon Sequestration
    119. India’s first beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile indegeneouly designed and developed by DRDO is
      1. (1) Agni
      2. (2) Akash
      3. (3) Prithvi
      4. (4) Astra
    120. How many satellites were launched successfully by PSLV C-37 in a single flight on 15 February 2017?
      1. (1) 104
      2. (2) 98
      3. (3) 80
      4. (4) 72
    121. The basis of DNA finger printing is
      1. 1) Error in Base sequence
      2. 2) DNA Polymorphism
      3. 3) The Double helix
      4. 4) DNA Replication
    122. National Research Centre on Seed Spices is located at
      1. 1) Mandore, Jodhpur
      2. 2) Durgapura, Jaipur
      3. 3) Doomara, Ajmer
      4. 4) Beechwal, Bikaner
    123. Which is the foloowing statements incorrect in reference to compost?
      1. 1) It is rich in organic matter and Nutrients
      2. 2) The waste material decomposed is farm waste materal like livestock excreta vegatable waste etc.
      3. 3) In this, biodegradable waste is decomposed in pits.
      4. 4) The porcess of decomposition in pits is slowed down by earthwoms
    124. Solar observatory in Rajasthan is located at
      1. 1) Udaipur
      2. 2) Ajmer
      3. 3) Jaipur
      4. 4) Kota
    125. Which of the following environment pollutants are responsible for acid rains?
      1. 1) Carbon monoxide & Carbon Dioxide
      2. 2) Ozone & Carbon Dioxide
      3. 3) Carbon Dioxode & Nitrogen
      4. 4) Nitrous oxide & Sulphur dioxide
    126. Whcih of the following plant grown in non forest area has been omitted from the definition of trees in the Indian Forest Act 2017?
      1. 1) Canes
      2. 2) Banana
      3. 3) Palm
      4. 4) Bamboo
    127. Staements: All Branches are flowers.
      All Flowers are leaves.
      Conclusions :
      1. All Branches are leaves.
      2. Some leaves are branches.
      3. All Flowers are branches.
      4. All leaves are branches`
      1. 1) All Follow
      2. 2) NonE Follows
      3. 3) Only III and IV follow
      4. 4) Only I & II Follow.
    128. Statements: though He is fat yet he runs fast.
      asssmptions:
      1. Fat people have weak muscles.
      2. Fat people geerally cannot run fast.
      1. 1) Only II is implied in the statement.
      2. 2. Neither I nor II implied to the statement.
      3. 3) Only I is implied in the statement.
      4. 2. Both I or II implied to the statement.
    129. Statements: Should there be recruitment in government service on the basis of past academic performance rather than through competitive examinations ?
      assumptions: 1. Yes it will be benefial for those candidates who are unable to bear the expenses of competitive eaminations.
      2. No, the past academic performance cannot be made the basis of recruitment because there is no unformity assesssment by the Universites.
      1. (1) Only II
      2. (2) Both I & II
      3. (3) Only I
      4. (4) Neither I or II
    130. If 4+5-2 = 33 and 10 + 12 – 5 = 119 then 6 + 8 -3 =
      1. (1) 85
      2. (2) 57
      3. (3) 73
      4. (4) 67
    131. Next term of the letter series

      YB , WB , UF , SH ,
      — —- — —-
      W S O K

      1. (1) PI

        H
      2. (2) QJ



        G
      3. (3) QJ



        F
      4. (4) PK



        F
    132. Pick out the odd one
      1. (1) VxYw
      2. (2) SvUt
      3. (3) AdCb
      4. (4) MpOn
    133. A statement with courses action is given below.
      You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and on the basis of the information given in the statement, decide which of the suggested course of action logically follows?

      Statement : A large number of employees have gone on a mass casual leave in protest against the company’s new recruitment policy.

      Course of action:
      I : The company should immediately withdrew the new recruitment policy .
      II : All these employees should immediately be suspended from their service.

      Give Answer:

      1. (1) Only 2 follows
      2. (2) Both I and II follow
      3. (3) Only I follow
      4. (4) Neither I, nor II follows
    134. The diffence between the number of triangles and number of parallelograms in the following figure is (refer your question paper for dig)
      1. (1) 1
      2. (2) 3
      3. (3) 0
      4. (4) 2
    135. If x, y, z are natural numbers, then number of different solutions of the equations x+y+z=6 are
      1. (1) 7
      2. (2) 12
      3. (3) 3
      4. (4) 10
    136. The product of three concecutive positive numbers is divided by each of them in turn, the sum of the three quotients will be 74. What will be the sum of three numbers
      1. (1) 15
      2. (2) 19
      3. (3) 12
      4. (4) 17
    137. Two alloys are made by gold and copper in the ratio of 7:2 and 7:11 respectively. Same quantity of both alloys are mixed and third alloy is made. In this third alloy, the ratio of gold and copper is equalt to:
      1. (1) 7 : 12
      2. (2) 2 : 11
      3. (3) 7 : 5
      4. (4) 14 : 13
    138. On a construciton site, men, women and children are working in the ratio of 9:4:1. Their wages are in the ratio of 8:5:3. If 60 women are working on this site, the total wages of all persons is Rs 2850. Daily wages of the child is equal to:
      1. (1) Rs 6
      2. (2) Rs 8
      3. (3) Rs 5
      4. (4) Rs 7
    139. In a code language,

      I : ‘lew nas hsi ploy’ means ‘she is bringing coffee’

      II : ‘wir sut lew ploy’ means ‘ he is bringing tea’

      III: ‘sut lim nas’ means ‘tea and coffee’

      Then which word is used for ‘he’?

      1. (1) sut
      2. (2) ploy
      3. (3) wir
      4. (4) lew
    140. Mr A meets Mr B. B is the father of the son C and a daughter D. E is the mother of A. C is married and has one son. E is the daughter in law of B. How is A related to B?
      1. (1) Grandson
      2. (2) Nephew
      3. (3) Uncle
      4. (4) Son
    141. A sum of amount at certain rate of compound interest doubles in 3 years. In 9 years it will be K times of the original principal. What is the value of K?
      1. i) 6
      2. ii) 10
      3. iii) 8
      4. iv) 9
    142. Which is the vehicle has increased minimum in percentage from 2000-01 to 2010-11?
      1. i) Truck
      2. II) others
      3. iii) BUS
      4. iv) Scotter
    143. if the percentage inreased by the total no of vehicles from 2000-01 to 2010-11 is made equal to the percentage of increase of total vehicles from 1990-91 to 2000-01 , then total number of vehicles in 2010-11 would equal in lakhs?
      1. i) 42.5
      2. ii) 43.36
      3. iii) 42
      4. iv) 48.15
    144. The Population of the small city is 926100. If it increase at the rate of 5% per annum What was the population 2 year ago?
      1. i) 840000
      2. ii) 800000
      3. iii) 760000
      4. iv) 880000
    145. The difference between Compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum at 10% per annum for 2 years is rs 874 find the sum
      1. i) 17480
      2. ii) 43450
      3. iii) 43700
      4. iv) 87400
    146. The team of china has won the 2018 BWF Thomas Cup. It defeated the team of which country?
      1. i) Japan
      2. ii) India
      3. iii) Thailand
      4. iv) France
    147. An indian american woman has been named as the Chief France officer of General Motors, the largest automaker of the united states of america. what her name?
      1. i) Deepika Suryaburman
      2. ii) Deepali Surlaxmi
      3. iii) Divya Suryadevra
      4. iv) Devika Saraswati
    148. Which was Sharad Kumar former Director of NIA was in News recetly?
      1. i) he has appointed as Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commisiion
      2. ii) he has appointed as member of the UPSC .
      3. iii) He has appointed as advisor ro the governor of J & K.
      4. iv) He has appointed as member of the National Human Right Commission
    149. The following pie chart provide details about the breakup of the expenditure of the family under different heads and its savimg umder the month of June and July 2018? (see fig n the Q. Paper)
      1. i) 39%
      2. ii) 27%
      3. iii) 45%
      4. iv) 36%
    150. A new software has been launched by the Rajasthan govt for monitoring of seasonal and non-communicable diswase as well as trend of Alignment found in specific areas. What is the name of the software?
      1. i) Cure
      2. ii) Sehat
      3. iii) Upchar
      4. iv) Nidan

     
     
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    RPSC Prelims 2018 Expected Cut off Marks

    CategoryCut off Marks 2016Expected cut off marks 2018
    General78.5478 ± 3
    General (Female)68.0464 ± 3
    OBC94.9875 ± 3
    OBC (Female)78.0860 ± 3
    SC71.6965 ± 3
    SC (Female)57.9954 ± 3
    ST76.2662 ± 3
    ST (Female)62.5655 ± 3

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    17 responses on "RAS Prelims 2018 Answer Key & Cut off"

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    3. what will be cut-off for ex sevicemen if any

    4. Dear Neostencil Inflation target was fixed by Government of India ,not by RIB. Earlier it was to be done by RBI but NOT NOW

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    8. Ras pre cutt off…GEN-60, obc-59- 60.

    9. Cut off will be around 70-75 marks for General, OBC and ST categories.

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