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N D A Examination Solved Question Paper April 2012

  • Question 5 :
  • Balanced diet should have approximately

  • A1/5 protein, 3/5 fat and 1/5 carbohydrate
  • B3/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 1/5 carbohydrate
  • C1/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 3/5 carbohydrate
  • D1/2 protein, 1/4 fat and 1/4 carbohydrate
  • Question 6 :
  • Which one among the following statements is correct?

  • AAll arteries carry oxygenated blood
  • BAll veins carry oxygenated blood
  • CExcept the pulmonary artery, all other arteries carry oxygenated blood
  • DExcept the pulmonary vein, all other veins carry oxygenated blood
  • Question 7 :
  • What are cold-blooded animals?

  • AAnimals with blood without haemoglobin
  • BAnimals who are not ferocious
  • CAnimals whose body temperature remains constant
  • DAnimals whose body temperature varies according to the temperature of atmosphere
  • Question 15 :
  •  The Parliament can legislate on the subjects in the State List if the

  • APresident issues an order authorising it do so
  • BSupreme Court gives authority to the Parliament in this regard
  • CRajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-thirds of its members present and voting declaring it expedient to legislate on a State matter in the national interest
  • DPrime Minister issues a special order
  • Explanation:

    Article 249 (1) defines the power of the Parliament to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List in the national interest

  • Question 16 :
  • The writ of certiorari is issued by superior court to

  • Aan inferior court to stop further proceedings in a particular case
  • Ban inferior court to transfer the record of proceedings in a case for review
  • Can officer to show his/her right to hold a particular office
  • Da public authority to produce a person detained by it before the court within 24 hours
  • Question 19 :
  • A refracting telescope consists of

  • Aone concave mirror and one convex lens
  • Btwo convex lenses of equal focal length
  • Ctwo concave mirrors of different focal lengths
  • Dtwo convex lenses of unequal focal lengths
  • Question 30 :
  • Cell membrane is selectively permeable because

  • Ait is made up of selected organic molecules
  • Bit does not allow transport of some substances from region of higher concentration to the region of lower concentration
  • Cthe movement of organic molecules occurs only at specific concentration
  • Dit allows the movement of certain molecules in and out of the cell while the movement of other molecules is prevented
  • Question 35 :
  • Which one among the following is the most appropriate statement with respect to the atomic weight of an element?

  • AThe atomic weight of an element is the sum total of the number of protons and neutrons present in the atom of the element
  • BUnlike mass number, the atomic weight of an element can be a fraction
  • CThe atomic weight of an element is a whole number
  • DThe atomic weight of all the atoms in an element is the same
  • Explanation:

    Mass number which is sum total of the number of protons and neutrons present in the atom of an element is a whole number

  • Question 39 :
  • Which one among the following was NOT one of the causes of the Third Anglo-Maratha War?

  • AThe Maratha Chiefs, particularly the Peshwa desired to throw off the restrictions imposed on them by the treaties with the English
  • BThe determination of the English to give a finishing blow to the Maratha power
  • CThe Pindari designs to seek support from the Marathas to drive the English away from India
  • DThe attack of Peshwa Baji Rao on the residency at Khirki
  • Question 44 :
  • The penetrating power of X-rays can be increased by

  • Aincreasing the current in the filament
  • Bdecreasing the potential difference between the cathode and the anode
  • Cdecreasing the current in the filament
  • Dincreasing the potential difference between the cathode and the anode
  • Question 57 :
  • Which one among the following statements is NOT correct?

  • AMore than 50% of world's animal species are found in tropical rain forest
  • BOne-third of land surface is arid or semi-arid
  • CFloating plants (phytoplankton) in the ocean produce over half the world's oxygen
  • DWorld's important deserts are located across the equator
  • Explanation:

    World's important deserts are found in the tropical regions i.e. around the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn.

  • Question 58 :
  • Which one among the following statements regarding Chinook winds is not correct?

  • AThey rise from the Pacific Ocean
  • BAfter crossing the Rockies, they descend to the east of the mountains
  • CThey bring rainfall in the Prairies
  • DThese winds are beneficial to wheat cultivation
  • Explanation:

    Chinook winds melt the snow which protects the wheat plants during winter and hence are considered harmful to wheat cultivation.