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Thursday, June 18, 2015

UP Food Safety Officer Recruitment Exam General Studies Solved Paper (Exam held on:2-11-2014)

1. Refrigerated baked meat produced foods on or how often you should use?
(A) the next day (b) 1 to 4 days
(C) 1 to 7 days (d) 1 to 10 days (Ans: b)

2. The sound of the ceiling, after which a person is deaf (Deaf) is is-
(A) 55 db (b) 75 db (c) 85 db (d) 120 db (Ans: d)

3. The outer layer is made of drugs capsules Forms
(A) of glue (b) of egg white layer (c) of the conjunctiva (d) of starch (Ans: b)

4. Which of the following is the mosquito responsible for malaria infection?
(A) Culex (b) Aedes (c) Aenofelij (d) Mensonaids (Ans: c)

5. How many main regulatory position Glaicolisis occur?
(A) 1 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) 7 (Ans: b)

6. Which of the following is the disease transmitted by skin to skin touch?
(A) Malaria (b) Filariasis (c) Skebij (d) Poliomailitij (Ans: c)

7. Bgfl respiratory oxidation of carbohydrates (RQ) is-
(A) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4 (Ans: a)

8. Forms of chicken an average intake of cholesterol in eggs
(A) 150 mg (b) 250 mg (c) 350 mg (d) 450 mg (Ans: b)

9. Who among the following for the first time successfully carried genes for gene-therapy?
(A) gland virus (b) herpes virus (c) retro viral (d) gland related virus (Ans: d)

10. Central Food Technological Research Institute is- located
(A) in Mysore (b) in Bhopal (c) to Mangalore (d) in Chennai (Ans: a)

11. Which of the following is the product of biotechnology?
(A) Golden Rice (b) Bt. Cotton (c) flavor saver tomato (d) All the above (Ans: d)

12. Which of the following organic molecule produces a maximum power per gram at the time of Appacn?
(A) carbohydrates (b) fat (c) protein (d) nucleic acid (Ans: b)

13. Which of the following human body does not synthesize vitamin?
(A) vitamin 'A' (b) Vitamin 'D' (c) vitamin 'C' (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

14. The main cells in the gastric lumen of the secretory product is-
(A) Tripsin (b) mucin (c) pepsin (d) renin (Ans: c)

15. The source of fiber Excellent
(A) under a mile (b) lentils (c) fruit (d) All the above (Ans: a)

16. 'AB' is a species-in
(A) of barley (b) of wheat (c) of beet (d) peanuts (Ans: b)

17. Which of the following is the group of fiber crops?
(A) cotton, sunn, jute (b) wheat, jute, cotton
(C) flax, chickpea, linseed (d) lentils, Sesbania, oats (Ans: a)

18. Forms are insoluble fat
(A) in ether (b) in chloroform (c) in water (d) of carbon tetrachloride (Ans: c)

19. mustard crop is maturing Forms
(A) 90-100 days (b) 110-120 day
(C) 120-150 a day (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

20. Combination of the following incorrect Forms
(A) cotton - ginning (b) peanuts - pegging
(C) corn - Tasling (d) Potatoes - Aeroing (Ans: d)

In rice protein is made in the mill 21. Forms
(A) 2-3% (b) 6-7% (c) 9-10% (d) 12-15% (Ans: b)

22. Forms disease Karnal Bnt
(A) Rice (b) peas (c) of wheat (d) of mustard (Ans: c)

23. The volume of single super phosphate P2O5 Forms
(A) 25% (b) 16% (c) 48% (d) 20% (Ans: b)

24. In a state of fasting or illness-the human body derives energy
(A) fat (b) protein (c) Water (d) of carbohydrates (Ans: a)

25. Along with two or more crops to be grown in a certain line called ratio-the
(A) mixed crop (b) multiple cropping (c) of the crop (d) relay cropped (Ans: c)

26. A species-to Srdmani
(A) sorghum crop (b) cotton crop
(C) of millet crop (d) maize crop (Ans: d)

27. 'mold Ctana' (Earthing) relating to-
(A) potato (b) of sweat-potato (c) of cane (d) of tomato (Ans: a)

28. dwarf varieties of wheat planted in northern India, the appropriate time to-
(A) the first fortnight of October (b) the first fortnight of November
(C) the second fortnight of November (d) the first fortnight of December (Ans: c)

29. Our body is 20% water loss is-
(A) fatal (b) serious (c) General (d) None of the above (Ans: a)

30. Which of the following elements is present in carbohydrates?
(A) carbon (b) oxygen (c) Nitrogen (d) hydrogen (Ans: c)

31. Forms are gluconeogenesis
(A) in the brain (b) in the liver (c) blood cell (d) muscle (Ans: b)

32. Forms are found to bind beta-Glaikosidik
(A) starch (b) in Hiperin (c) of lactose (d) of glycogen (Ans: a)

33. Forms of glucose Apimr
(A) galactose (b) fructose (c) Raibos (d) Jailos (Ans: a)

34. What is classified Kainesis?
(A) Oksido-Ridktesis (b) Tronsferesis (c) Lasis (d) Sinthetesis (Ans: b)

35. Which of the following deficiency disease beri-beri occurs?
(A) Niacin (b) Thayemin (c) Vitamin B12 (d), riboflavin (Ans: b)

36. Which gas often produces more air pollution?
(A) nitrogen (b) carbon dioxide (c) carbon monoxide (d) oxygen (Ans: c)

37. DDT (Dust) at the maximum recommended limit of malathion-in
(A) 3 Pikpi.amk (B) 7 Pikpi.amk (C) 10 Pikpi.amk (D) 1 Pikpi.amk (Ans: d)

38. Which of the following is not a Monosackeraid?
(A) glucose (b) lactose (c) galactose (d) Raibos (Ans: b)

39. arginine Forms
(A) essential amino acids (b) saturated fatty acids
(C) volatile fatty acids (d) Manos (Ans: a)

40. The pH of human blood is-
(A) 10.4 (b) 7.4 (c) 5.4 (d) 4.4 (Ans: b)

41. Forms Daisackeraid present in milk
(A) Selobioj (b) lactose (c) Maltose (d) sucrose (Ans: b)

42. The optimum temperature of the enzymes of the human body is-
(A) 22 ° C (b) 25 ° C (c) 37 ° C (d) 47 ° C (Ans: c)

43. The most readily absorbed carbohydrates, is-
(A) glucose (b) fructose (c) sugar (d) Gelektos (Ans: a)

44. The use of the enzyme lysozyme-the following are used for the diagnosis of
(A) heart disease, (b) liver disease (c) leukemia (d) Eye Diseases (Ans: c)

45. Which of the following pairs of sugar cane (cane) belong to?
(A) glucose and Manos (b) glucose and fructose
(C) glucose and galactose (d) glucose and Raibos (Ans: b)

46. ​​Which of the following is not emulsifier?
(A) Fosfetaids (b) Monoglisraids
(C) TRAI Glisraids (d) Dye Glisraids (Ans: c)

47. The substance-to-zero calorific value
(A) saccharin (b) sugars (c) fish oil (d) brandy (Ans: a)

48. Rice Bran Oil because of the presence of the stability-the perfect Upchayi
(A) Tokofirols (b) ferulic acid esters
(C) both (a) and (b) (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

49. Which of the following non-glycerides found in crude vegetable oils does not belong?
(A) Fasfetaids (b) Troiolin (c) sugar (d) free fatty acids (Ans: c)

50. For an adult, the daily required amount of iodine-in
(A) 50 microgram (b) 100 micrograms (c) 150 micrograms (d) 150 mg (Ans: c)

51. Sngrhagaron used to store grains in the pesticide-in
(A) MALATHION (b) parathion (c) sodium sulfite (d) aluminum Fosfaid (Ans: a)

52. Which of the following methods of milk pasteurization method is not being used?
(A) holders methodology (b) standard plate count method
(C) H T S T method (d) UHT method (Ans: b)

53. AGMARK standards are set are:
(A) by the Central Committee for Food Surveillance (b) by the Central Committee for Food Standards
(C) by the Directorate of Marketing and Inspekshn (d) by Bureau of Indian Standard (Ans: c)

54. Nalgonda technique used to isolate surplus following is-
(A) chlorine (b) fluoride (c) arsenic (d) permanent hardness (Ans: b)

55. An adult male proposed amount of zinc per day, taken to-
(A) 5 mg (b) 12 mg (c) 20 mg (d) 35 mg (Ans: b)

56. Generally speaking, turmeric powder is adulterated Forms
(A) by Lead chromate (b) by palm husk
(C) by mill (d) By Chicory (Ans: a)

57. Which of the following tests to test the oils and fats are used to discriminate?
(A) saponification number (b) the number Baraita (c) iodine number (d) Kirsnr number (Ans: c)

58. 'jaundice' disease-the accumulated surplus of the color pigment
(A) in the liver (b) in the gallbladder bile (c) in the intestine (d) in the blood (Ans: a)

59. Prevention of Food Adltreshn Act passed by Parliament-in
(A) 1948 in (b) 1950 to (c) 1954 to (d) 1976 the (Ans: c)

60. Which of the following amounts in the estimation method is to use subtle Smogi Shaffer?
(A) sugars (b) the citric acid (c) Full dissolved solids (d) Aeskorbik acid (Ans: a)

61. Of the following, which is not used in the preservation of meat?
(A) sodium chloride (b) sugars (c) Sodium nitrate (d) None of the above (Ans: d)

62. Forms are more abundant in coconut oil
(A) Lauric acid (b) Linoleic acid (c) linoleic acid (d) butyric acid (Ans: a)

63. egg white portion of the mainly-the following are abundant
(A) carbohydrates (b) minerals (c) protein (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

64. Which of the following is necessary to digest food matter?
(A) Air (b) Water (c) enzymes (d) mineral (Ans: c)

65. highly oxidized fats and oils oxidation-the proper measures
(A) by peroxide value (b) by the value Totoks
(C) Oksiren by value (d) Anisidin by value (Ans: a)

66. Which of the following vitamins are derived from fat?
(A) vitamin 'B' and 'C' (b) vitamin B community '
(C) vitamin 'A' and 'D' (d) vitamin "'(Ans: c)

67. Forms recommended dosage of iodine in salt at the consumer level
(A) 15 parts per million (b) 25 parts per million
(C) 30 parts per million (d) 50 parts per million (Ans: b)

68. The source is a good millet ragi
(A) Zinc (b) essential fatty acids (c) Vita Min 'C' of the (d) of calcium (Ans: d)

69. Make time vinegar, made-in substance
(A) the acid (b) only alcohol
(C) both alcohol and acid (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

70. ripening fruit pectin degradation (Degradation) in which the enzyme is closely related?
(A) Poligakaktyuronej (b) amylase (c) lipase (d) Protiaj (Ans: a)

71. Which of the following acids made from tomato sauce (Sauce) is present in?
(A) Okgalik acid (b) citric acid (c) lactic acid (d) Aesitik acid (Ans: b)

72. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
(A) protein - amino acids (b) starch - disaccharides
(C) Oil - Draviy fat (d) Selobioj - Polisackeraid (Ans: d)

73. Which of the following is the best source of all the essential amino acids?
(A) Egg (b) milk (c) pulses (d) wheat (Ans: a)

74. Which toxic ingredient is found in the seeds of cotton?
(A) Seponins (b) Faitoeleksins (c) Goseepal (d) Sainojens (Ans: c)

75. The Kareml color and fragrance used in foods (Flavour) is prepared to-
(A) lactose and (b) of the enzyme (c) of sucrose (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

76. Fkpikok Implies is-
(A) the fruit production process, (b) Fruit Products Order
(C) fragrance production office (d) fruits compilation command (Ans: b)

77. Forms used Polistirin
(A) for acidic foods (b) for indifferent food
(C) to basic food (d) For all the above (Ans: d)

78. Palm oil red dye which is responsible for?
(A) Clorofils (b) Kerotinoids (c) Goseepols (d) None of the above (Ans: b)

79. Most heat resistant, Aenerobik (without oxygen) bacteria, which is supposed to generate spores containing low acid canned foods may cause shut-in
(A) Bacillus Sbtitis (b) Clasitrdiam Batulinm
(C) Clastridiam Sporojns (d) Bacillus Sterothrmofils (Ans: a)

80. Which of the following heat-electric beam highest temperatures are soaring?
(A) 0 ° C (b) 25 ° C (c) 60 ° C (d) 100 ° C (Ans: c)

81. Which of the following are caused by Flatoksins?
(A) Fusarium (b) Penisilliam (c) Sprjils (d) Agariks (Ans: c)

82. Yeast, ie one of the following
(A) fungi (b) bacteria (c) algae (d) Aktinomaisitij (Ans: a)

83. Which of the following carbon autotrophic bacteria receive?
(A) carbon dioxide (b) organic matter
(C) green plants (d) by any of the above (Ans: a)

84. comma shaped bacterium called are:
(A) Vibrios (b) Streptococcus (c) Diplokokai (d) Sarasinl (Ans: a)

85. Which of the following Heksoj caused changes in the alcohol?
(A) bacteria (b) yeast (c) molds (d) protozoa (Ans: b)

86. At acidic pH (at) arising microorganisms are called to-
(A) Aktinomaisitij (b) protozoa (c) algae (d) fungi (Ans: d)

87. Which of the following insecticides quick malefic effect, but then his remains is ineffective?
(A) Dikdikti (b) Gemeksin (c) Malathion (d) Pairethrm (Ans: d)

88. Arngikrn bacterial Gram stain technique by which of the following would you?
(A) benzene (b) hydrochloric acid (c) Alcohol (d) iodine (Ans: d)

89. Which of the following pairs of enzymes derived from plants?
(A) pepsin and lipase (b) Protiaj and trypsin
(C) pepsin and amylase (d) Rinets and Protiaj (Ans: b)

90. Which bacteria in food as an indicator of faecal contamination is to use?
(A) E. Coli (b) Waibrio (c) Pseudomonas (d) Salmonella (Ans: a)

91. Which of the following internal perishable food is not the reason?
(A) pH (b) moisture content (c) Nutrient (d) temperature (Ans: d)

92. cider drink is prepared to-
(A) from guava (b) of apples (c) of honey (d) of molasses (Ans: b)

93. To determine the number of yeast and mildew need to-
(A) nutrient agar-agar (b) Potatodekstros agar-agar (c) violet red blue agar-agar (d) Macarne agar-agar (Ans: b)

94. The bacterial cell re produces is-
(A) by Dvikhandn (b) by Mukuln (c) by denying (d) Upryukt all (Ans: a)

95. Which of the following is correctly matched?
(A) food preservation - Nirjjikrn (b) Carbohydrates - nitrogen
(C) congestion - Vitamin 'C' (d) milk fat - 4 calories (Ans: a)

96. A complete virus particle called Snkramnkiy Forms
(A) bacteriophage (b) Laisojn (c) prophage (d) Virion (Ans: d)

97. The system of the bacterial flagellum is a surface are:
(A) Mfotroiks (b) Lofotroiks (c) Maltitroiks (d) Parrytroiks (Ans: d)

98. Forms part Lesithyn
(A) cholesterol (b) of pigments (c) vitamins, (d) of Fasfolipids (Ans: a)

99. Yogurt Variety called Mdhurit Forms
(A) message (b) Yogurt Mix (c) lactic curd (d) Misty yogurt (Ans: d)

100. Forms of Indian origin product
(A) item (b), yogurt (c) yogurt (d) ice cream (Ans: b)

101. Which of the following animals is maximum electrical conductivity of milk?
(A) cow (b) goat (c) Buffalo (d) sheep (Ans: a)

102. Generally speaking, infectious hepatitis virus affected by common foods are:
(A) milk and other beverages (b) shell fish and potato salad
(C) both (a) and (b) (d) None of the above (Ans: b)

103. The maximum solubility of the spray dried milk powder Index Forms
(A) 2.0 (b) 5.0 (c) 10.0 (d) 15.0 (Ans: c)

104. approved amount of table salt in butter is-
(A) 2% (b) 3% (c) 4% (d) 5% (Ans: a)

105. The approved amount of table salt in butter is-
(A) 2μ (b) 4μ (c) 6μ (d) 8μ (Ans: a)

106. The milk should be the speed of Baktofugeshn
(A) 2000 rpm (b) 6000 rpm (c) 10,000 rpm (d) 20,000 rpm (Ans: d)

107. BIS According to Jiwanuk very good grade on the basis of quality standard plate count in raw milk should have received a copy
(A) 1,00,000 under (b) 2,00,000 least
(C) 2,00,000 and 10,00,000 (d) 10,00,000 from 50,00,000 (Ans: b)

108. preservation and processing of fruits and vegetables are used to prevent the use of sulfur dioxide Forms
(A) Anjaimic Browning (b) Non-Anjaimic Browning
(C) both (a) and (b) (d) None of the above (Ans: c)

109. soft yogurt-milk curd-stress should be
(A) 25 g (b) 30 g (c) 35 g (d) 40 g (Ans: a)

110. whose adulteration Pikrik acid is used to determine?
(A) starch (b) potatoes (c) Sugars (d) gelatin (Ans: d)

111. Banana often can be grown in areas where the temperature (° C) Expands Deal
(A) 2-5 ° C (b) 5-10 ° C (c) 10-40 ° C (d) 40 ° C above (Ans: c)

112. 'N, P, K' fertilizer component which is required for heavy production of food?
(A) nitrogen (b) phosphorus (c) potassium (d) nitrogen and potassium, both (Ans: d)

113. Nikotinik acids are synthesized Forms
(A) to histidine (b) of tryptophan (c) lysine and (d) of Prolene (Ans: b)

114. The maximum amount of calcium found in fruits Forms
(A) Plantain (b) in papaya (c) in pumpkin (d) in guava (Ans: a)

115. The animal produce is used in ice cream stabilizer Forms
(A) agar-agar (b) Karajinan (c) pectin (d) gelatin (Ans: d)

116. Forms coffee-cream fat percentage is found
(A) 20-25% (b) 30-40% (c) 40-50% (d) 50-60% (Ans: a)

117. Which of the following is least carbohydrates?
(A) wheat (b) sugar cane (c) Meat (d) milk (Ans: c)

118. Which of the following is not carbohydrates?
(A) lactose (b) fiber (c) beta Glukn (d) beta-Lacktoglobulin (Ans: d)

Starch 119. Forms
(A) protein (b) carbohydrate (c) fat (d) mineral salts (Ans: b)

120-in the digestion of food begins
(A) face (b) in the stomach (c) of the small intestine (d) in the large intestine (Ans: a)

121. The human body requires protein is-
(A) for bacterial inhibition (b) the proper function for Anjaims
(C) for water absorption (d) for the production of antibodies (Ans: d)

122. Which of the following elements fatty acid generally does not happen?
(A) carbon (b) nitrogen (c) oxygen (d) hydrogen (Ans: b)

123. Golikamay protein found in milk-the
(A) casein (b) keratin (c) elastin (d) Glutin (Ans: a)

124. Which protein in wheat flour elastic (resilient) properties are displayed?
(A) myosin (b) casein (c) gluten (d) Aelbumin (Ans: c)

125. The following statement (A) and the (R) Consider the codes below and the correct answer Chunie-
Assertion (A): addition of a small amount of acid or alkali in the blood does not have any particular change.
Reason (R): the blood serum protein, which serves as a buffer.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R), (A) is the correct explanation
(B) either (A) and (R) are true, but (R), (A) is the correct explanation
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is correct
(Ans: a)

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Bihar Combined Civil Services (Pre.) Exam. 2014 General Studies Solved Paper (Exam Held on 15-3-2015)

1. The Union Health Minister launched Mental Health Policy on– 
(A) 20th October, 2014 (B) 10th October, 2014 
(C) 5th October, 2014 (D) 11th July, 2014 (Ans : B)

2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on– 
(A) 11th October, 2014 (B) 10th November, 2014 
(C) 26th August, 2014 (D) 15th August, 2014 (Ans : A)

3. The 11th Metropolis Congress was organized in Hyderabad in– 
(A) September 2013 (B) January 2014 
(C) October 2014 (D) November 2014 (Ans : C)

4. In which area was the Indo-US military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' held? 
(A) Solan (Himachal Pradesh) (B) Gairsen (Uttarakhand) 
(C) Ranikhet (Uttarakhand) (D) Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) (Ans : C)

5. Which of the following groups of political parties 'could not win a single seat in the 16th Lok Sabha Election? 
(A) MNS, BSP, SP, RJD (B) SP, BSP National Conference, RLD 
(C) JD(U), BSP, NCP, RJD (D) DMK, RLD, National Conference, BSP (Ans : D)

6. President Pranab Mukherjee on 7th October, 2014 presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for. the year 2014 to– 
(A) V. Sampath (B) Dr. A. S. Pillai 
(C) Arvind Mayaram (D) Ajit Dobhal (Ans : B)

7. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Central Pay Commission constituted by the Government of India in February 2014 ? 
(A) Justice B. K. Singh (B) Justice Swatanter Kumar 
(C) Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur (D) Justice Mridula Singh (Ans : C)

8. Justice J. S. Verma Committee's Report, 2013 deals with– 
(A) Centre-State relations (B) Change in law pertaining to offences against women 
(C) The Fundamental Rights (D) Rights of children (Ans : B)

9. How many members are elected from Bihar to the Lok Sabha ? 
(A) 20 (B) 30 (C) 35 (D) 40 (Ans : D)

10. What is the unique festival of Bihar? 
(A) Deepawali (B) Bisu (C) Vinayak Chaturthi (D) Chhath Puja (Ans : D)

11. Who among the following has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2014 ? 
(A) Kailash Satyarthi (B) Malala Yousafzai (C) Jean Tirole (D) Patrick Modiano (Ans : D)

12. Which among the following European Union countries is the first to officially recognize the State of Palestine? 
(A) Sweden (B) Denmark (C) Norway (D) Italy (Ans : A)

13. Which one of the following countries has decided in January 2014 to make military service compulsory for all its adult males? 
(A) North Korea (B) UAE (C) Israel (D) Turkey (Ans : B)

14. What is the theme of Global Financial Development Report, 2014 ? 
(A) Hunger and poverty (B) Corruption and fraud in corporate sector 
(C) Financial inclusion (D) Global recession and the Third World (Ans : C)

15. Who among the following has/ have figured in 'Time' magazine's list of 25 most influential teens of 2014 ?
(A) Malia and Sasha Obama (B) Kendall and Kylie Jenner 
(C) Malala Y ousafzai (D) All of them (Ans : D)

16. The Seventh BRICS Summit is proposed to be held in 2015 at– 
(A) Durban, South Africa (B) Ufa, Russia 
(C) New Delhi, India (D) Sanya, China (Ans : B)

17. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on– 
(A) 10th December (B) 24th October 
(C) 19th November (D) 3rd December (Ans : D)

18. Amnesty International is an organization which is associated with– 
(A) Protection of women's rights (B) Protection of human rights 
(C) Abolition of untouchability (D) None of the above (Ans : B)

19. In October 2014 India has been reelected for three years as a member to– 
(A) The UN Security Council (B) The UN General Assembly 
(C) The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (D) The World Bank (Ans : C)

20. Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela were elected as non-permanent members on 16th October, 2014 to serve in– 
(A) The UN General Assembly (B) The UN Trusteeship Council 
(C) The UN Human Rights Commission (D) The UN Security Council (Ans : D)

21. Which one of the following countries won the highest number of Gold Medals at the Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi in February 2014? 
(A) Canada (B) Russia (C) Norway (D) USA (Ans : B)

22. Who among the following cricket all-rounders cracked the fastest century in one-day international cricket history in January 2014 ? 
(A) Darren Bravo (B) James Faulkner 
(C) Glenn Maxwell (D) Corey Anderson (Ans : D)

23. Who was the winner of the Champions League T-20, 2014? 
(A) Kolkata Knight Riders (India) (B) Rajasthan Royals (India) 
(C) Sydney Sixers (Australia) (D) Chennai Super Kings (India) (Ans : D)

24. What was India's position in the 17th Asian Games in 2014? 
(A) 8th (B) 6th (C) 3rd (D) 4th (Ans : A)

25. Who among the following was the Gold Medal winner in the 17th Asian Games Men's Free-style 65 kg Wrestling? 
(A) Jittu Rai (B) Sandeep Kumar (C) Rajat Chauhan (D) Yogeshwar Dutt (Ans : D)

26. Which country achieved the fifth position in the 20th Common-wealth Games? 
(A) Sri Lanka (B) Nepal (C) England (D) India (Ans : D)

27. Who won her first Grand Slam Australian Open Tennis Competition, 2014 (Women's Singles) ? 
(A) Li Na (B) Dominika Cibulkova (C) Sara Errani (D) None of them (Ans : A)

28. The winner of the SAFF Tournament, 2013 was– 
(A) India (B) Maldives (C) Afghanistan (D) Nepal (Ans : C)

29. Which award is given for excellence in sports? 
(A) Jamnalal Bajaj Award (B) Arjuna Award 
(C) Tagore Award (D) Moortidevi Award (Ans : B)

30. 'Prince of Wales Cup' is associated with the game of– 
(A) Hockey (B) Cricket (C) Football (D) Golf (Ans : D)

31. Who among the following was not associated with the excavation of Harappa and Mohenjodaro ? 
(A) R. D. Banerjee (B) K. N. Dikshit (C) M. S. Vats (D) V. A. Smith (Ans : D)

32. Gautama Buddha gave his first sermon at– 
(A) Vaishali (B) Kaushambi (C) Sarnath (D) Pawapuri (Ans : C)

33. Who is called 'the Napoleon of Ancient India' ? 
(A) Chandragupta Maurya (B) Pushyamitra (C) Kanishka (D) Samudragupta (Ans : D)

34. Which Chinese traveller visited India during Harshavardhana's rules? 
(A) Fa-Hien (B) Hiuen-Tsang (C) I-tsing (D) Taranath (Ans : B)

35. What is 'Dhai Din Ka Zhonpda' ? 
(A) Mosque (B) Temple (C) Saint's hut (D) Tower (Ans : A)

36. In which language was "Tuzuk-i-Baburi' written? 
(A) Persian (B) Arabic (C) Turkish (D) Urdu (Ans : C)

37. Who was the commander of Rana Pratap's army in the Battle of Haldighati ? 
(A) Amar Singh (B) Man Singh (C) Hakim Singh (D) Shakti Singh (Ans : C)

38. Where was the capital of Shivaji ? 
(A) Raigarh (B) Sindhudurg (C) Poona (D) Kolhapur (Ans : A)

39. In which year was the Regulating Act passed? 
(A) AD 1757 (B) AD 1765 (C) AD 1773 (D) AD 1793 (Ans : C)

40. Who was the Governor-General of India in 1857 ? 
(A) Wellesley (B) Dalhousie (C) Canning (D) Minto (Ans : C)

41. After which incident Mahatma Gandhi had called Non-Cooperation Movement as his 'Himalayan Blunder' ? 
(A) Chauri-Chaura (B) Kheda Satyagraha 
(C) Nagpur Satyagraha (D) Rajkot Satyagraha (Ans : A)

42. Which movement started after the Partition of Bengal ? 
(A) Civil Disobedience Movement (B) Swadeshi Movement 
(C) Quit India Movement (D) Non-Cooperation Movement (Ans : B)

43. Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress? 
(A) Mrs. Annie Besant (B) Sucheta Kripalani (C) Sarojini Naidu (D) Indira Gandhi (Ans : C)

44. Where did Madam Cama hoist the first tricolour flag in 1907? 
(A) London (B) Paris (C) Moscow (D) Stuttgart (Ans : D)

45. Who was the founder of Nalanda University ? 
(A) Chandragupta Vikramaditya (B) Kumargupta (C) Dharmapal (D) Pushyagupta (Ans : B)

46. At which place in Bihar Gandhiji had his first Satyagraha ? 
(A) Champaran (B) Chhapra (C) Bettiah (D) Patna (Ans : A)

47. Who was the author of 'Indica' ? 
(A) Vishnugupta (B) Megasthenes (C) Diamechus (D) Pliny (Ans : B)

48. Which Sikh Guru was born at Patna? 
(A) Nanak (B) Teg Bahadur (C) Hargobind (D) Gobind Singh (Ans : D)

49. Who 'Was the President of Gaya Session of the Indian National Congress held in 1922 ? 
(A) Chittaranjan Das (B) S. N. Banerjee 
(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (D) Hakim Ajmal Khan (Ans : A)

50. By which name is Jay Prakash Narayan known? 
(A) Lokmanya (B) Loknayak (C) Lokhitvadi (D) Lokneta (Ans : B)

51. Which country has the largest coastline? 
(A) USA (B) Australia (C) Canada (D) India (Ans : C)

52. The largest producer of aluminium in the world is– 
(A) France (B) India (C) USA (D) Italy (Ans : C)

53. The Pennines (Europe), the Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of– 
(A) Young mountains (B) Old mountains 
(C) Block mountains (D) Fold mountains (Ans : B)

54. Match the rivers with the cities through which they are flowing and select the correct answer using the codes given below– 
City : (a) Rotterdam (b) Paris (c) Budapest (d) Washington 
River : 1. Seine 2. Potomac 3. Rhine 4. Danube 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 2 3 1 4 
(B) 1 3 4 2 
(C) 3 1 4 2 
(D) 4 3 2 1 (Ans : C)

55. Which is the largest metal trading centre? 
(A) Johannesburg (B) New York (C) London (D) Singapore Ans. (C) 

56. Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal? 
(A) Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari (B) Mahanadi, Krishna and Cauvery 
(C) Luni, Narmada and Tapti (D) Both (A) and (B) (Ans : D)

57. The oldest oilfield in India is– 
(A) Bombay High, Maharashtra (B) Ankleshwar, Gujarat 
(C) Navagam, Gujarat (D) Digboi, Assam (Ans : D)

58. In India, 'Yarlung Zangbo River' is known as– 
(A) Ganga (B) Indus (C) Brahmaputra (D) Mahanadi (Ans : C)

59. Which one of the following is the driest station? 
(A) Mumbai (B) Delhi (C) Leh (D) Bengaluru (Ans : C)

60. Which amongst the following States has not identified tribal community ? 
(A) Maharashtra (B) Chhattisgarh (C) Haryana (D) Karnataka (Ans : C)

61. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is located at– 
(A) Chandigarh (B) Bharatpur (C) Gurgaon (D) Gandhinagar (Ans : C)

62. The forest area in India per person (in average hectare) is– 
(A) 0.23 (B) 0.34 (C) 0.20 (D) 0.29

63. Which of the following States has agricultural area less than 60 per cent? 
(A) West Bengal (B) Punjab (C) Uttar Pradesh (D) Bihar (Ans : D)

64. 'Nagarjuna Sagar Multipurpose Project' is on which river? 
(A) Tapti (B) Kosi (C) Godavari (D) Krishna (Ans : D)

65. Dalmianagar of Bihar is famous for– 
(A) Silk (B) Cement (C) Leather (D) Jute (Ans : B)

66. How much square metres forest area is there in Bihar? 
(A) 2812 square metres (B) 3612 square metres 
(C) 2461 square metres (D) 2612 square metres

67. The two States of India, most richly endowed with iron ore are– 
(A) Bihar and West Bengal (B) Madhya Pradesh and Odisha 
(C) Bihar and Odisha (D) Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal (Ans : B)

68. What is chiefly found at Jharia in Jharkhand? 
(A) Thorium (B) Silk (C) Gold (D) Coal (Ans : D)

69. Which of the following towns is located easternmost of Bihar? 
(A) Bhagalpur (B) Patna (C) Katihar (D) Purnia (Ans : C)

70. Which of the following lakes is situated in Bihar? 
(A) Anupam Lake (B) Sambhar Lake (C) Sukhna Lake (D) Kama Lake (Ans : A)

71. The Decentralization System was recommended by– 
(A) C. Rajagopalachari (B) J. B. Kripalani 
(C) Balwant Rai Mehta (D) Ashok Mehta (Ans : C)

72. Mahalanobis Plan Model adopted in India in the mid-fifties aimed at– 
(A) Building a strong defence industry base 
(B) Setting up heavy industries which were capital intensive 
(C) Curbing inflation in the economy 
(D) Removing unemployment within a short period (Ans : B)

73. Match Column-A with Column-B and select the correct answer using the codes given below– 
Column-A : (a) 1955 (b) 1964 (c) 1982 (d) 1987
Column-B : 1. Export-Import Bank of India
2. Industrial Development Bank of India 
3. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India 
4. Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 1 2 3 4 
(B) 2 3 1 4 
(C) 3 2 1 4 
(D) 4 1 2 3 (Ans : C)

74. Match Column-A with Column-B and select the correct answer using the codes given below– 
(a) Open-general license (b) TRYSEM (c) Wholesale price index. (d) Cash-reserve ratio 
1. Employment 2. External trade 3. Credit control 4. Inflation 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 2 1 4 3 
(B) 2 4 3 1 
(C) 4 3 2 1 
(D) 3 2 1 4 (Ans : A)

75. The controlling authority of government expenditure is– 
(A) The Reserve Bank of India (B) The Planning Commission 
(C) The Finance Ministry (D) The Finance Commission (Ans : C)

76. Effective Revenue Deficit was introduced in the Union Budget of– 
(A) 2010-11 (B) 2011-12 (C) 2009-10 (D) 2012-13 (Ans : B)

77. Interest payment is an item of– 
(A) Revenue expenditure (B) Capital expenditure 
(C) Plan expenditure (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

78. The HDI rank of India as per the HDR-2014 is– 
(A) 137 (B) 128 (C) 135 (D) 147 (Ans : C)

79. Consider the following consumer price indices– 
1. Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers 
2. Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Labourers 
3. Consumer Price Index for Rural Labourers 
4. Consumer Price Index for Urban Non-Manual Employees 
Which of the above indices is / are compiled by Central Statistical Organization (CSO) ? 
(A) 3 and 4 only (B) 1, 2 and 3 only (C) 4 only (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (Ans : D)

80. What is the total production of oilseeds in India in 2013-14 ? 
(A) 34.32 million tonnes (B) 43.34 million tonnes 
(C) 20.89 million tonnes (D) 30.72 million tonnes (Ans : *)

81. India earns maximum foreign exchange by the export of– 
(A) Iron (B) Tea (C) Textile (D) Rubber (Ans : C)

82. Foreign currency which has a tendency of quick migration is called– 
(A) Hot currency (B) Gold currency (C) Soft currency (D) Hard currency (Ans : A)

83. Which one of the following is not included in the National Food Security Missions? 
(A) Oilseeds (B) Wheat (C) Rice (D) Pulses (Ans : A)

84. Ad hoc Treasury Bill System of meeting budget deficit in India was abolished on– 
(A) 1st April, 1992 (B) 1st April, 1994 
(C) 31st March, 1996 (D) 31st March, 1997 (Ans : D)

85. R. N. Malhotra Committee is associated with– 
(A) Sick industries (B) Tax reforms (C) Insurance sector (D) Banking sector (Ans : C)

86. Service tax in India was introduced in the year– 
(A) 1994-95 (B) 1996-97 (C) 1998-99 (D) 1991-92 (Ans : A)

87. Convertibility of the rupee implies– 
(A) Being able to convert rupee notes into gold 
(B) Freely permitting the con-version of rupee to other major currencies and vice-versa 
(C) Allowing the value of the rupee to be fixed by market forces 
(D) Developing an international market for currencies in India (Ans : B)

88. Consider the following important sources of tax revenue for the Central Government– 
1. Corporation tax 2. Taxes on income other than corporation tax 
3. Customs 4. Union excise duties 
Which one of the following is the correct descending order in terms of gross tax revenue? 
(A) 1, 2, 4, 3 (B) 1, 2, 3, 4 (C) 3, 1, 2, 4 (D) 2, 3, 1, 4 (Ans : A)

89. Which one of the following is the prescribed investment limit for medium enterprises in the manufacturing sector as per the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 ? 
(A) More than Rs. 10 lakh and less than Rs. 2 crore 
(B) More than Rs. 2 crore and less than Rs. 5 crore 
(C) More than Rs. 5 crore and less than Rs. 10 crore 
(D) More than Rs. 10 crore (Ans : C)

90. What does infant mortality rate refer to? 
(A) The ratio of number of children who die before their fifth birthday out of every 1000 live births 
(B) The ratio of number of children who die before their first birthday out of every 1000 live births 
(C) The ratio of number of children who die before their fifth birthday out of every 100 live births 
(D) The ratio' of number of 'children who die before their first birthday out of every 100 live births (Ans : B)

91. In which of the following years was the trade balance favourable to India? 
(A) 1970-71 and 1974-75 (B) 1972-73 and 1976-77 
(C) 1972-73 and 1975-76 (D) 1971-72 and 1976-77 (Ans : B)

92. Consider the following agreements– 
1. ISLFTA (India-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement) 
2. SAFTA (South Asian Free Trade Area) 
3. CECA (Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement between India and Singapore) 
4. SAPTA (South Asian Preferential Trade Arrangement) 
Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the above agreements? 
(A) 1,3,2,4 (B) 4,1,2,3 (C) 2,1,4,3 (D) 1,2,3,4 (Ans : B)

93. During which year was the annual average growth rate (at constant prices) of agriculture and allied sectors negative? 
(A) 2002-03 (B) 2003-04 (C) 2005-06 (D) 2006-07 (Ans : A)

94. Consider the following statements– 
1. Bank rate is the rate of interest which RBI charges its clients on their short-term borrowing. 
2. Repo rate is the rate of interest which RBI charges its clients on their long-term borrowing 
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct? 
(A) only 1 (B) only 2 (C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2 (Ans : D)

95. Consider the following statements– 
1. Varsha Bima, the rainfall insurance scheme, is managed by the Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited (AICIL). 
2. The scheme was introduced during the 2007 south-west monsoon period 
Which of the statements given above is / are correct? 
(A) only 1 (B) only 2 (C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2 (Ans : A)

96. Financial sector reforms in India consist of– 
(A) Lowering down of CRR and SLR (B) Entry of private firms in insurance sector 
(C) Deregulation of rate of interest (D) All of the above (Ans : D)

97. Which of the following is not a component of Bharat Nirman ? 
(A) Rural housing (B) Rural electrification 
(C) Agro-based industries (D) Rural telephony (Ans : C)

98. According to the Planning Commission of India, which of the following are correct for the poverty line? 
1. Rs. 42 per capita per day in urban area 
2. Rs. 26 per capita per day in rural area 
3. Rs. 32 per capita per day in urban area 
4. Rs. 32 per capita per day in rural area 
Choose the correct option from the following– 
(A) 1 and 2 (B) 1 and 3 (C) 2 and 3 (D) 3 and 4 (Ans : C)

99. Consider the following schemes– 
The correct chronological sequence of the launching of these schemes is– 
(A) 2,4,1,3 (B) 4,2,3,1 (C) 4,3,1,2 (D) 2,4,3,1 (Ans : D)

100. Match Column-A with Column-B and select the correct answer using the codes given below– 
(a) National Agricultural Policy (b) Marine Fishing Policy 
(c) New Foreign Trade Policy (d) Seventh Finance Commission 
1. 2004 2. 1978 3. 2000 4. 2014 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 2 1 3 4 
(B) 4 3 1 2 
(C) 1 4 2 3 
(D) 3 1 4 2 (Ans : D)

101. Who founded the Pagal Panth ? 
(A) Bulleh Shah (B) Karam Shah (C) Yaduvendra Singh (D) Swami Sahajananda (Ans : B)

102. Who were the Faraizis ? 
(A) Followers of Haji Shariatullah (B) Followers of Dadu 
(C) Followers of the Arya Samaj (D) Followers of the Muslim League (Ans : A)

103. The correct geographical location for the Ramosi Uprising was– 
(A) Western India (B) Eastern Ghats (C) Eastern India (D) Western Ghats (Ans : D)

104. The Waghera Uprising happened in– 
(A) Surat (B) Poona (C) Calicut (D) Baroda (Ans : D)

105. In order to control the media in India, 'Acts' were passed in– 
(A) 1835, 1867, 1878, 1908 (B) 1854, 1864, 1872, 1910 
(C) 1854, 1872, 1908, 1910 (D) 1867, 1908, 1910, 1919 (Ans : A)

106. The process of split in the Congress in the early years of the twentieth century began over– 
(A) Strategies of the Congress Movement 
(B) Objectives of the Congress Movement
(C) Participation of the people in the Congress Movement 
(D) All of the above (Ans : A)

107. 'New Lamps for Old' was a series of articles (1893-94) that criticized the Congress for being out of touch with the 'proletariat' . Who was the author of these articles? 
(A) Aurobindo Ghose (B) A. O. Hume (C) G. K. Gokhale (D) B. G. Tilak (Ans : A)

108. Fill in the blanks– 
The Nehru Report was drafted by a committee headed by….. and the subject was….. 
(A) Motilal Nehru and Jawaharlal Nehru; India's relationship with the British Empire 
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru; Local Self-Government in India 
(C) Motilal Nehru; Constitutional arrangements in India 
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru; Constitutional arrangements in India (Ans : C)

109. What was the common relationship between Katherine Mayo, Aldous Huxley, Charles Andrews and William Digby? 
(A) They wrote commentaries on the condition of India during the British rule 
(B) They were supporters of the Indian National Movement 
(C) They were opponents of the Indian National Movement 
(D) They were friends of Mahatma Gandhi (Ans : A)

110. Who penned the following lines? 
"Sarfaroshi ki tamanna ab hamare dil me hai/Dekhna hai zor kitna baju-e-qatil me hai." 
(A) Bismil (B) Rajguru (C) Bhagat Singh (D) Azad (Ans : A)

111. Who raised the demand of' Complete Independence' for the first time in 1921 ? 
(A) Maulana Muhammad Ali (B) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru 
(C) Mahatma Gandhi (D) Maulana Hasrat Mohani (Ans : D)

112. Identify the years those are closest to the founding of the Communist Party of India and the RSS respectively– 
(A) 1915, 1914 (B) 1925, 1925 (C) 1928, 1925 (D) 1925,1929 (Ans : B)

113. Swami Sahajananda Saraswati formed the All India United Kisan Sabha with the demand for the 'nationalization of land and waterways' – 
(A) Just before his death (B) At a very young age 
(C) In the 1930s (D) In the 1920s (Ans : C)

114. Fill in the blank– 
In….., the rights of the tenants on land in Bengal and Bihar were given by the Bengal Tenancy Act. 
(A) 1885 (B) 1886 (C) 1889 (D) 1900 (Ans : A)

115. Which Round Table Conference held in 1932 ? 
(A) First (B) Second (C) Third (D) Fourth (Ans : C)

116. One of the popular beliefs in Bihar during the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1920-22 was that victory would come to them because Gandhi– 
(A) Was the epitome of Dharma (B) Was an accomplished politician 
(C) Knew the ways to defeat the English (D) Knew English (Ans : A)

117. Who among the following was/ were peasant leader(s) from Bihar? 
1. Swami Vidyananda 
2. Swami Sahajananda 
3. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 
Choose the correct option from the following– 
(A) 1 and 2 (B) 2 and 3 (C) 1 and 3 (D) only 2 (Ans : D)

118. In which area was Rahul Sankrityayan active in the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1920 ? 
(A) Chhapra (B) Delhi (C) Lucknow (D) Patna (Ans : A)

119. Which of the following statements is correct ? 
(A) In 1857, the Maharajas of Darbhanga, Dumraon and Hatwa and their fellow landlords helped the English with men and money 
(B) In 1857, the Maharajas of Darbhanga, Dumraon and Hatwa and their fellow landlords helped the English with men but not with money 
(C) In 1857, the Maharajas of Darbhanga, Dumraon and Hatwa and their fellow landlords helped the English with money but not with men 
(D) In 1857, the Maharajas of Darbhanga, Dumraon and Hatwa and their fellow landlords opposed the English (Ans : A)

120. Who highlighted the plight of the peasants of Champaran by writing under pseudonyms like 'Dukhi', 'Dukhi Atma', 'Dukhi Hridaya' ? 
(A) Peer Muhammad Moonis (B) Rajendra Prasad 
(C) Sahajananda Saraswati (D) S. N. Sinha (Ans : A)

121. Cloves are obtained from which of the following parts of the plant? 
(A) Dried leaves (B) Dried stems (C) Dried seeds (D) Dried flower buds (Ans : D)

122. Oncogenes are associated with– 
(A) Tuberculosis (B) Hepatitis (C) Cancer (D) Typhoid (Ans : C)

123. Which is the most reactive metal? 
(A) Sodium (B) Calcium (C) Iron (D) Potassium (Ans : A)

124. Who synthesized the DNA In vitro? 
(A) Arthur Kornberg (B) Robert Hooke 
(C) Edward Jenner (D) Joseph Lister (Ans : A)

125. What was the fissionable material used in the bombs dropped at Nagasaki (Japan) in the year 1945 ? 
(A) Sodium (B) Potassium (C) Plutonium (D) Uranium (Ans : C)

126. The scientist who first discovered that the earth revolves round the sun was– 
(A) Newton (B) Dalton (C) Copernicus (D) Einstein (Ans : C)

127. Cosmic rays– 
(A) are charged particles (B) are uncharged particles 
(C) can be charged as well as uncharged (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

128. Which of the following elements is found in all organic compounds? 
(A) Carbon (B) Calcium (C) Nitrogen (D) Oxygen (Ans : A)

129. Which of the following can cause cancer as well as cure it depending upon its intensity and use? 
(A) Tobacco (B) Alcohol (C) Ionized radiation (D) Ultraviolet rays (Ans : C)

130. The total volume of blood in a normal adult human being is– 
(A) 5-6 litres (B) 3-4 litres (C) 8-10 litres (D) 10-12 litres (Ans : A)

131. Typhoid and cholera are typical examples of– 
(A) Infectious diseases (B) Airborne diseases 
(C) Waterborne diseases (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

132. Energy is stored in liver and muscles in the form of– 
(A) Carbohydrate (B) Fat (C) Protein (D) Glycogen (Ans : D)

133. Who discovered bacteria? 
(A) Fleming (B) Lamble (C) Temin (D) Leeuwenhoek (Ans : D)

134. The reason of large-scale diversity among the organisms is– 
(A) Adaptation (B) Cooperation (C) Mutation (D) Polyploidy (Ans : A)

135. What is vermiculture? 
(A) The science of raising worms (B) The science of studying animals 
(C) The science of studying fishes (D) The science of killing worms (Ans : A)

136. The smallest organism, capable of autonomous growth and re-production, is– 
(A) Virus (B) Bacteria (C) Mycoplasma (D) Bacteriophage (Ans : C)

137. The first human heart transplant was performed in– 
(A) America (B) England (C) South Africa (D) France (Ans : C)

138. The average blood flow through kidneys per minute is– 
(A) 1000 cc (B) 1200 cc (C) 200 cc (D) 500 cc (Ans : B)

139. A plant bud is– 
(A) An embryonic shoot (B) An embryonic leaf 
(C) An endosperm (D) A seed (Ans : A)

140. Which of the following gases is used in cigarette lighters? 
(A) Butane (B) Methane (C) Propane (D) Radon (Ans : A)

Monday, April 20, 2015

Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre.) Exam General Studies Solved Paper (Exam Held on 30-11-2014)

1. Which of the following economists, introduced fiscal policy as a tool to rectify the Great Depression of 1929-30?
(A) Prof. Keynes (B) Prof. Pigou (C) Prof. Marshall (D) Prof. Crowther (Ans : A)

2. The Committee on Financial Sector Reforms 2008, in India was headed by– 
(A) Bimal Jalan (B) Raghuram Rajan (C) C. Rangarajan (D) M. Narasimham (Ans : B)

3. As per Census 2011, the sex ratio (number of females per 1000 males) in India is– 
(A) 925 (B) 947 (C) 916 (D) 940 (Ans : D)

4. The Planned Development Model was adopted in India from– 
(A) April 1, 1951 (B) August 15, 1947 (C) January 26, 1950 (D) May 1, 1965 (Ans : A)

5. Which one of the following is the Chairman of the National Development Council ? 
(A) Prime Minister of India (B) Finance Minister of Govt. of India 
(C) President of India (D) Vice-President of India (Ans : A)

6. Which of the following states in India is famous for rubber cultivation? 
(A) Karnataka (B) Odisha (C) Andhra Pradesh (D) Kerala (Ans : D)

7. Which one of the following is part of fiscal policy? 
(A) Production policy (B) Tax policy (C) Foreign policy (D) Interest rate policy (Ans : B)

8. NREGA was renamed ‘MNREGA’ on– 
(A) October 2, 2007 (B) February 2, 2008 (C) October 2, 2009 (D) October 2, 2010 (Ans : C)

9. The Indian rupee was made convertible into which of the following accounts since March 1994 ? 
(A) Capital Account (B) Current Account (C) Both (A) and (B) (D) Revenue Account (Ans : B)

10. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority was set up in India on– 
(A) April 2000 (B) April 2001 (C) April 2002 (D) Apri1 2003 (Ans : A)

11. Which of the following economists propagated the Pure Monetary Theory of Trade Cycle? 
(A) Hawtrey (B) Hayek (C) Keynes (D) Hicks (Ans : A)

12. Who is the author of the book ‘The Accumulation of Capital’? 
(A) Mrs. Joan Robinson (B) Adam Smith (C) Lord Maynard Keynes (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

13. Multimedia can contain– 
(A) Numeric, text, and picture data (B) Graphics, animation, video, music and voice 
(C) Only numeric type data (D) None of the above (Ans : B)

14. Sending an identical e-mail message repeatedly to a particular address by any abuser is called– 
(A) E-mail Spoofing (B) E-mail Spamming (C) E-mail Bombing (D) None of the above (Ans : C)

15. A program that has capability to infect other programs and make copies of itself and spread into other programs is called– 
(A) Worm (B) Virus (C) Trojan (D) None of the above (Ans : B)

16. The practice of using more than one type of medium in computer at the same time is called– 
(A) Multimedia (B) Macromedia (C) Interactivity (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

17. One carbon credit is equivalent to– 
(A) 10 kg of CO2 (B) 100 kg of CO2 
(C) 1000 kg of CO2 (D) 10000 kg of CO2 (Ans : C)

18. Kedar valley disaster of June, 2013, was cause by heavy rains in the catchment area of a river, which was– 
(A) Alaknanda (B) Bhagirathi (C) Yamuna (D) Mandakini (Ans : D)

19. Leakage of which of the following gases had caused the Bhopal Gas Tragedy? 
(A) Methyl isocyanate (B) Carbon Mono-oxide 
(C) Nitric oxide (D) Sulphur di-oxide (Ans : A)

20. Minamata disease is caused due to– 
(A) Arsenic poisoning (B) Lead poisoning 
(C) Mercury poisoning (D) Cadmium poisoning (Ans : C)

21. The number of organisms that can be supported by the environment in a given area is known as– 
(A) Population (B) Carrying Capacity 
(C) Pyramid of number or biomass (D) None of the above (Ans : B)

22. The size of the nano-particle ranges between– 
(A) 100 mm to 1000 nm (B) 0.1 nm to 1 nm 
(C) 1 nm to 100 nm (D) 0.01 nm to 0.1 nm (Ans : C)

23. Which of the following is not a function of the Reserve Bank of India? 
(A) Regulation of currency (B) Regulation of foreign trade 
(C) Regulation of credit (D) Custody and management of country’s foreign exchange reserves. (Ans : B)

24. In Cyber Law terminology ‘DOS’ means– 
(A) Denial of Service (B) Disk Operating System 
(C) Distant Operator Service (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

25. Which among the following gas is most responsible for global warming? 
(A) Nitrogen (B) Methane (C) Carbon di-oxide (D) Carbon mono-oxide (Ans : C)

26. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? 
(A) Ebola Virus -Small Pox (B) Biometric identification – Fingerprints and Iris scan 
(C) Cloning – Genetic replica (D) DNA Fingerprinting – Paternity or criminal identification (Ans : A)

27. Which Uranium isotope is used in nuclear power plants to produce electricity ? 
(A) U-233 (B) U-234 (C) U-235 (D) U-239 (Ans : C)

28. The main constituent of biogas is– 
(A) Hydrogen (B) Methane (C) Butane (D) Acetylene (Ans : B)

29. Which one of the following element is used in solar cells? 
(A) Silicon (B) Cerium (C) Astatine (D) Vanadium (Ans : A)

30. Which among the following is not a polymer? 
(A) Nylon (B) Teflon (C) Caprolactum (D) Polystyrene (Ans : B)

31. Which Vitamin is required for in clotting of blood? 
(A) Vitamin A (B) Vitamin C (C) Vitamin E (D) Vitamin K (Ans : D)

32. Filament of electric bulb is made of– 
(A) Tungsten (B) Nichrome (C) Lead (D) Aluminium (Ans : A)

33. Which of the following radiations has the highest energy per quantum? 
(A) 320-400 nm (B) 200-280 nm (C) 280-320 nm (D) 400-600 nm (Ans : B)

34. India’s first dedicated navigation satellite IRNSS - lA was launched from– 
(A) Sriharikota (B) Ahmedabad (C) Thiruvananthpuram (D) Bengaluru (Ans : A)

35. Biodiversity changes occur– 
(A) Increases towards the equator (B) Decreases towards the equator 
(C) Remains unchanged throughout the Earth (D) Increase towards the poles (Ans : A)

36. Bacillus thuringiensis is used as– 
(A) Biofertilizer (B) Biological insecticide (C) Chemical fertilizer (D) Chemical insecticide (Ans : B)

37. Who won the Gold Medal in the 20th (Glasgow) Commonwealth Games 2014 in Wrestling in 74 kg weight category ? 
(A) Virendra Kumar (B) Sushil Kumar (C) Yogeshwar Dutt (D) Praveen Kumar (Ans : B)

38. Who among the following scientists has been conferred upon ‘Bharat Ratna’ for the year 2013 ? 
(A) K. L. Mashelkar (B) G. P. Rao (C) Hariharan Parthsarthi (D) C.N.R. Rao (Ans : D)

39. Great Himalayan National Park, which has been accorded the UNESCO World Heritage Site status, is located in– 
(A) Uttarakhand (B) Himachal Pradesh (C) Jammu-Kashmir (D) Nagaland (Ans : B)

40. Where is the Headquarters of North-Central Railway Zone situated? 
(A) Allahabad (B) Jabalpur (C) Bhopal (D) Delhi (Ans : A)

41. In the Union Budget, 2014 the Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission has been called as– 
(A) Clean Ganga (B) Sacred Ganga (C) The Great Ganga (D) Namami Gange (Ans : D)

42. According to National Youth Policy 2014, the youths of which one of the following age groups will be benefitted ? 
(A) 15-29 years (B) 16-28 years (C) 15-22 years (D) 17-28 years (Ans : A)

43. International Day of Non-violence is observed on– 
(A) December 10 (B) January 30 (C) October 2 (D) March 23 (Ans : C)

44. The "Rashtriya Gokul Mission" announced by the Union Government aims at-
(A) Protecting the indigenous breed of cows (B) Developing high milk yielding cow breeds 
(C) Curbing slaughtering of cattles (D) Eliminating Foot and Mouth disease in cattles (Ans : A)

45. POCSO Act is related to– 
(A) Oil companies (B) Children (C) Civil servants (D) Oceans (Ans : B)

46. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? 
(A) Optic fibres - Light waves (B) Android - Voice input 
(C) Large Hadron Collider - God particle (D) Red Planet - Mars (Ans : B)

47. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is situated at– 
(A) Dehradun (B) New Delhi (C) Lucknow (D) Nagpur (Ans : A)

48. Who among the following won the Presidential election of Syria for the third time in 2014 ? 
(A) Abdel Fattah el sisi (B) Bashar-Al-Asad (C) Nuri Abu Sahmein (D) Noori-AI-Maliki (Ans : B)

49. The new government at the centre has recently ratified the Marrakesh Treaty. This treaty aims at– 
(A) Developing Marine Living resources (B) Regulating air transport services 
(C) Promotion of access to published works by visually impaired persons and persons with print disabilities (D) Promoting studies in cell-biology (Ans : C)

50. Which one of the following films bagged the Palmed’ or award at Cannes Film Festival-2014 ? 
(A) Winter Sleep (B) Grace of Monaco 
(C) The Wonders (D) Goodbye to Languages (Ans : A)

51. Who among the following has been the first African U.N. Secretary General? 
(A) Ban Ki Moon (B) Javier Perez De Cuellar 
(C) Boutros-Boutros Ghali (D) U-Thant (Ans : C)

52. Which one of the following surface to air missiles was success-fully testfired in May 2014 from Chandipur (Odisha) ? 
(A) Prithavi (B) Aakash (C) Trishul (D) Brahmos (Ans : B)

53. What is the name of the new museum that was inaugurated in the Rashtrapati Bhawan on July 25, 2014 ? 
(A) Glimpses of History (B) Toshakhana (C) The Stables (D) Indradhanush (Ans : C)

54. Who among the following won the Asian Billiard Championship in June 2014 ? 
(A) Alok Kumar (B) B. Bhaskar (C) Dhruv Sitwala (D) Saurav Kothari (Ans : D)

55. Which of the following has won gold medal of Wimbledon Under-19 Gold-tournament of 2014 ? 
(A) Unmukta Chand (B) Leander Paes (C) Lakshya Sen (D) Saina Nehwal (Ans : C)

56. Which of the following state / states will be benefitted by the proposed ‘Kishau Dam’ Project? 
(A) Haryana (B) Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh 
(C) Jammu-Kashmir (D) Assam (Ans : B)

57. Who has been appointed the new National Security Advisor of India? 
(A) Dalbir Singh (B) Amit Shah (C) K. P. S. Menon (D) Ajit Kumar Doval (Ans : D)

58. Who was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade 2014 of India? 
(A) Nawaz Sharif (B) Shinzo Abe (C) Hu Jinto (D) Sheikh Hasina (Ans : B)

59. Who is India’s women Parliamentarian to win election for the eight consecutive times from the same Lok Sabha Constituency? 
(A) Sushma Swaraj (B) Sumitra Mahajan (C) Maneka Gandhi (D) Savitri Jindal (Ans : B)

60. Who is the author of the book "Out of Print – Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age" ? 
(A) Professor George Brock (B) Rabbin Jafferey (C) Nic Newman (D) Mark Tully (Ans : A)

61. Who has been appointed as the ‘Horticulture Ambassador of Maharashtra’ ? 
(A) Akshay Kumar (B) Ranbir Kapoor (C) Ranveer Singh (D) Amitabh Bachchan (Ans : D)

62. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Report of July 2014 which one of the following countries has effectively reduced its stockpile of enriched Uranium ? 
(A) North Korea (B) Iran (C) Iraq (D) Libya (Ans : B)

63. Who was nominated as ‘Good Will Ambassador’ by ‘U.N. Women’ - a forum of the United Nations, for its ‘He for She’ campaign in July 2014 ? 
(A) J. K. Rowling (B) Julia Roberts (C) Maria Sharapova (D) Emma Watson (Ans : D)

64. Which of the following won the first medal for India at the 17th Asian Games organised in South Korea? 
(A) Shweta Choudhari (B) P. Kashyap (C) Sanjita Chanu (D) Deepika Kumari (Ans : A)

65. According to Fortaleza Declaration (Brazil 2014) of Sixth BRICS Summit what is the initial subsidized capital to be equally shared among founding members to establish new development bank and for addressing infra- structure gaps and sustainable development needs? 
(A) 200 billion U.S. dollars (B) 150 billion U.S. dollars (C) 100 billion U.S. dollars (D) 50 billion U.S. dollars (Ans : C)

66. Which one of the following organizations has officially declared India as a Polio free country in March 2014 ? 
(A) W.H.O. (B) U.N.O. (C) Red Cross Society (D) None of these (Ans : A)

67. Which of the following is presently the Chairperson of Rashtriya Mahila Ayog ? 
(A) Lalitha Kumaramangalam (B) Girija Vyas (C) Mamta Sharma (D) Nazma Heptullah (Ans : A)

68. The famous Nanda Rajjat of Uttarakhand took place during which period in 2014? 
(A) From 4 August to 6th September (B) From 16 August to 16th September 
(C) From 18 August to 6th September (D) From 21 August to 10th September (Ans : C)

69. Who was known as ‘Nakati Rani’ in the history of Garhwal ? 
(A) Guleria Rani (B) Kamavati Rani (C) Nepalia Rani (D) Kamlendumati Rani (Ans : B)

70. Garhwal Sarvadalita Board was constituted in 1928 A.D. by– 
(A) Mohan Singh Mehta (B) Badri Dutt Pande (C) Jayananda Bharti (D) Hargovind Pant (Ans : C)

71. ‘Praja Mandal’ was established at Dehradun with the objective– 
(A) To get freedom from British rule (B) To get freedom from Gurkha rule 
(C) To organize people for social reforms (D) To free the people from misrule of Tehri-Rajya (Ans : D)

72. Read the statements (A) and (B) and choose the correct answer from the codes given below– 
(a) The sixth century B.C. was a period of great religious upheaval in all parts of the world. 
(b) The Vedic religion had become very complex. 
(A) Both (a) and (b) are false. (B) Both (a) and (b) are true. 
(C) (a) is true, while (b) is false. (D) (a) is false, while (b) is true. (Ans : B)

73. The earliest known epigraphic evidence of Bhagvatism is– 
(A) Prayag Prashasti of Samudra Gupta (B) Nasik inscription of Gautami Balshri 
(C) Garuda column at Besnagar (D) Ayodhya inscription of Dhanadeva (Ans : C)

74. Buddhist text ‘Milindapanho’ throws light on which Indo- Greek ruler? 
(A) Diodorus II (B) Demetrius (C) Minender (D) Strato I (Ans : C)

75. In which Vedic text the term ‘Varna’ is found referred for the first time? 
(A) Rigveda (B) Atharvaveda (C) Samveda (D) Yajurveda (Ans : A)

76. There were different causes for the downfall of the Gupta empire. Which one was not the cause among the statements given below? 
(A) Huna invasion (B) Feudal set-up of administration 
(C) Acceptance of Buddhism by the later Guptas (D) Arab invasion (Ans : D)

77. Almora coins bear the names– 
(A) Sivapala, Sivapalita and Haripal (B) Sivapalita, Siva and Hari 
(C) Sivadatta, Sivapalita and Haridatta (D) Sivadatta, Sivapalita and Hari (Ans : C)

78. Tick out the correctly matched option out of the following combination of king and his capital– 
(A) Somchand – Raj Bunga (B) Kankapal – Devalgarh 
(C) Ajaypal – Tehri (D) Man Singh – Chand pur garh 
(Ans : A)

79. Match the following monuments with their concerned ruler and select the correct code given below– 
(a) Double dome (b) Octagonal tomb (c) True arch tomb (d) Gol Gumbad 
Ruler 1. Sher Shah 2. Muhammad Adil Shah 3. Balban 4. Sikandar Lodi 
Code: (a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 4 3 1 2 
(B) 4 1 3 2 
(C) 1 3 4 2 
(D) 2 3 1 4 (Ans : B)

80. Which monument is not at Fatehpur Sikri? 
(A) Golden Palace (B) Panch Mahal (C) Jodha Bai Palace (D) Akbari Mahal (Ans : D)

81. Which one of the following Ashrams related to Mahatma Gandhi, is the oldest? 
(A) Sabarmati (B) Phoenix (C) Wardha (D) Sadaqat (Ans : B)

82. The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court established by the East India Company was-
(A) Elijah Impey (B) Courtney Ilbert (C) Phillip Francis (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

83. Who was the author of ‘Neel-Darpan’ ? 
(A) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (B) Bankim Chandra Chatterji 
(C) Nabagopal Mitra (D) Dinabandhu Mitra (Ans : D)

84. Azimullah Khan was an advisor to– 
(A) Nana Saheb (B) Tantya Tope (C) Rani Laxmi Bai (D) Kunwar Singh (Ans : A)

85. Who established ‘Satya Sodhak Samaj’ ? 
(A) B.R. Ambedkar (B) Santram (C) Jotiba Phule (D) Bhaskar Rao Jadhav (Ans : C)

86. Muzaffar Ahmad, S.A. Dange, Shaukat Usmani and Nalini Gupta were jailed for which conspiracy ? 
(A) Kakori train heist (B) Chittagong Armoury raid (C) Meerut conspiracy case (D) Kanpur Bolshevik conspiracy case (Ans : D)

87. The longest glacier in Uttara-khand is– 
(A) Pindari Glacier (B) Chorabari Glacier (C) Yamunotri Glacier (D) Gangotri Glacier (Ans : D)

88. The earliest reference of ‘Magnetic Compass’ is found in– 
(A) Miftahul Fuzala (B) Chachnama (C) Ranazatu’s Safar (D) Jawamiul Hikayat (Ans : D)

89. After the downfall of the Delhi Sultanate, who was the first ruler to issue the gold coin? 
(A) Akbar (B) Humayun (C) Shahjahan (D) Sher Shah (Ans : A)

90. In which of the following river’s confluence is Gobindghat located? 
(A) Alaknanda and Bhagirathi (B) Alaknanda and Khirongad 
(C) Alaknanda and Laxman Ganga (Bhyundar Gad) (D) Alaknanda and Dhauli Ganga 
(Ans : C)

91. Which of the following is a bio-sphere reserve in Uttarakhand ? 
(A) Gobind (B) Corbett 
(C) Rajaji (D) Nanda Devi (Ans : D)

92. Which one is the most extensive part of the oceanic floor? 
(A) Ocean Deeps (B) Continental Slope 
(C) Continental Shelves (D) Deep Sea Plains (Ans : D)

93. Grenada is located in– 
(A) Pacific Ocean (B) Indian Ocean (C) Caribbean Sea (D) Mediterranean Sea (Ans : C)

94. A telegram was sent from Greenwich at 12.00 Noon. The time for transmission was 12 minutes. It reached a town at 6.00 p.m. The longitude of the town will be– 
(A) 97° E (B) 87° E (C) 87° W (D) 97° W (Ans : B)

95. Which one of the following is not a member of ‘BRICS’ ? 
(A) India (B) China (C) Saudi Arabia (D) Brazil (Ans : C)

96. Which one of the following is not associated to the ‘group’ ? 
(A) Gneiss (B) Sandstone (C) Limestone (D) Shale (Ans : A)

97. The state having highest literacy rate as per 2011 Census is– 
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Manipur (C) Rajasthan (D) Mizoram (Ans : D)

98. Which of the following is not properly matched? 
Biosphere Reserve  State 
(A) Similipal – Odisha 
(B) Nokrek – Meghalaya
(C) Agasthya malai – Kerala 
(D) Kanchen junga – Himachal Pradesh (Ans : D)

99. According to 2011 Census, which of the following districts of Uttarakhand had negative population growth-rate? 
(A) Pithoragarh (B) Almora (C) Rudraprayag (D) Uttarkashi (Ans : B)

100. Which are called ‘Duns’ in Uttarakhand ? 
(A) Structural valleys (B) River valleys (C) Alpine grasslands (D) Narrow valleys (Ans : A)

101. On the outline map of India (A), (B), (C) and (D) depict the location of four coal fields. Which one is not correctly shown on the map?

(A) Satpura (B) Son valley (C) Korba (D) Karnpura (Ans : D)

102. Which one of the following groups is the correct sequence of mountain peaks from east to west? 
(A) Everest, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri (B) Kanchenjunga, Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri 
(C) Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Everest (D) Everest, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna (Ans : B)

103. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below– 
List-I (Industry) 
(a) Fertilizer (b) Glass (c) Cement (d) Synthetic silk 
List- II (Location) 
1. Kota 2. Udaipur 3. Jaipur 4. Sriganganagar 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 4 3 2 1 
(B) 1 4 3 2 
(C) 2 1 4 3 
(D) 3 2 1 4 (Ans : A)

104. Which one of the following rivers is associated with Sardar Sarovar Project? 
(A) Narmada (B) Tapti (Tapi) (C) Godawari (D) Cauvery (Kaveri) (Ans : A)

105. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below– 
List-I (Sea-Port) 
(a) Alleppey (b) Ennore (c) Paradip (d) Kakinada 
List-II (State) 
1. Tamil Nadu 2. Odisha 3. Kerala 4. Andhra Pradesh 
Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 1 2 4 
(B) 4 2 1 3 
(C) 2 4 3 1 
(D) 1 3 4 2 (Ans : A)

106. Basaltic Lava rocks over Indian Deccan Plateau are formed in the following period– 
(A) Cretaceous period (B) Pleistocene period 
(C) Carboniferrous period (D) Miocene period (Ans : A)

107. Who was the first Indian to join as a member of UN Human Rights Commission, constituted in 1946? 
(A) Smt. Sarojini Naidu (B) Smt. Hansa Mehta 
(C) Smt. Vijaya Laxmi Pandit (D) None of the above (Ans : B)

108. Treaties of ‘START-I’ and ‘START-II’ were signed– 
(A) Between USA and USSR (B) Between USA and China 
(C) Between USSR and China (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

109. When did the Protection of Human Rights Act come into force in India ? 
(A) 1990 (B) 1991 (C) 1992 (D) 1993 (Ans : D)

110. Under which agreement International Monetary Fund was established? 
(A) Bretton Woods Agreement (B) Bretton Stone Agreement 
(C) S. Woods Agreement (D) U. Thant Agreement (Ans : A)

111. When was South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 
(SAARC) established? 
(A) 1984 (B) 1987 (C) 1985 (D) 1989 (Ans : C)

112. State Legislative Assembly can participate in the election of following– 
I. President of India II. Vice-President of India 
III. Members of Rajya Sabha IV. Members of Legislative Council 
Select the correct answer– 
(A) I, II and III (B) I, III and IV (C) I and III (D) I, II and IV (Ans : B)

113. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the States of India in descending order of their area? 
(A) Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh (B) Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattis-garh 
(C) Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand (D) Himachal Pradesh, Uttara-khand, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh (Ans : C)

114. Which river among the following does not join the Ganga river from left? 
(A) Gomati (B) Ghaghra (C) Kosi (D) Son (Ans : D)

115. By whom the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India can be enlarged? 
(A) President of India (B) Parliament by passing a resolution 
(C) Parliament by making a law (D) President in consultation with Chief Justice of India (Ans : C)

116. Council of Minister is collectively responsible to whom? 
(A) Prime Minister (B) President (C) Rajya Sabha (D) Lok Sabha (Ans : D)

117. Which of the following has been described as the soul of the Indian Constitution? 
(A) Fundamental Rights (B) Directive Principles of State Policy 
(C) Right to Constitutional Remedies (D) The Preamble (Ans : C)

118. The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the direct supervision of– 
(A) Ministry of Home Affairs (B) Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs 
(C) President of India (D) Lok Sabha Speaker (Ans : D)

119. Who among the following is not appointed by the State Governor? 
(A) Chief Minister (B) Members, State Public Service Commission 
(C) Judges of High Court (D) Advocate General (Ans : C)

120. Under which of the following the Constituent Assembly of India was constituted ? 
(A) Government of India Act, 1935 (B) Cripps Proposals, 1942 
(C) Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946 (D) Indian Independence Act, 1947 (Ans : C)

121. Which of the following constitute the Indian Parliament? 
(A) President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha (B) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Prime Minister 
(C) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs (D) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Parliament Secretariat (Ans : A)

122. Who presides over the joint sitting of the two houses of the Parliament? 
(A) President of India (B) Vice-President of India 
(C) Prime Minister of India (D) Speaker of Lok Sabha (Ans : D)

123. What is the tenure of Chief Election Commissioner of India? 
(A) Five years (B) Six years or 65 years of age, whichever is earlier 
(C) Five years or 65 years of age, whichever is earlier (D) During the pleasure of the President of India (Ans : B)

124. Where the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) can be filed? 
(A) Only in Supreme Court of India (B) Only in High Courts of States 
(C) In Central Administrative Tribunals (D) Both in High Courts and Supreme Court (Ans : D)

125. Who was the first Governor of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand) ? 
(A) Smt. Margret Alva (B) Shri Sudarshan Agarwal 
(C) Shri B. L. Joshi (D) Shri Surjit Singh Barnala (Ans : D)

126. Which Constitutional amendment provided constitutional status to urban local government? 
(A) 72nd (B) 73rd (C) 74th (D) 71st (Ans : C)

127. Who was the first Chairman of ‘Uttarakhand Kranti Dal’? 
(A) D.D. Pant (B) Badri Datt Pande 
(C) Diwakar Bhatt (D) Mathura Prasad Barnrada (Ans : A)

128. Who is known as ‘Gandhi of Uttarakhand’ ? 
(A) Gaura Devi (B) Sunderlal Bahuguna 
(C) Madho Singh Bhandari (D) Indramani Badoni (Ans : D)

129. A person can contest the Panchayat election, if he has attained the age of– 
(A) 25 years (B) 30 years (C) 21 years (D) 18 years (Ans : C)

130. By which Constitutional Amendment OBCs have been given 27 per cent reservation in the admission to educational institutions? 
(A) 92nd (B) 93rd (C) 94th (D) 96th (Ans : B)

131. Who administers the Oath of office and secrecy to the Governor? 
(A) President (B) Chief Justice of Supreme Court 
(C) Chief Justice of High Court (D) Chief Minister (Ans : C)

132. Which one of the following states first established the institution of Lokayukta? 
(A) Rajasthan (B) Maharashtra (C) Bihar (D) Gujarat (Ans : B)

133. Which of the following commissions/ committees has recommended the creation of a Local Body Ombudsman ? 
(A) First Administrative Reforms Commission (B) Second Administrative Reforms Commission 
(C) Balwantrai Mehta Committee (D) Ashok Mehta Committee (Ans : B)

134. Which one of the following committees is not associated with Panchayat Raj System in India? 
(A) Dinesh Goswami Committee (B) L. M. Singhvi Committee 
(C) Sadiq Ali Committee (D) Ashok Mehta Committee (Ans : A)

135. Under which article of the Constitution reservations in admission to educational institutions, including private and unaided, to OBCs/ST /SC is made? 
(A) Article 15(4) (B) Article 15(5) 
(C) Article 16(4) (D) Article 16(5) (Ans : B)

136. ‘Right to Education’ introduced through 86th Amendment came into force– 
(A) In 2002 (B) In 2004 (C) In 2008 (D) In 2010 (Ans : D)

137. Which tribes of Uttarakhand had trade relations with Tibet before 1962 war with China? 
(A) Raji (B) Bhotia (C) Boksa (D) Jaunsari (Ans : B)

138. Who established the ‘Garhdesh Seva Sangh’ ? 
(A) Sridev Suman (B) Badri Datt Pande (C) Rampal (D) Gopi Chand (Ans : A)

139. As per 2011 Census, literacy rate of Uttarakhand State is– 
(A) 79.63 per cent (B) 87.40 per cent (C) 70.40 per cent (D) 75.80 per cent (Ans : A)

140. Which one of the following is the highest snow-covered peak of Uttarakhand State? 
(A) Kamet (B) Trisule (C) Nanda Devi (D) Chogori (Ans : C)

141. On which of the following rivers, the Tehri Hydro Power Project has been constructed? 
(A) Bhagirathi and Alaknanda (B) Yamuna and Bhagirathi 
(C) Kali and Tonse (D) Bhagirathi and Bhilangana (Ans : D)

142. Which one of the following countries was included in ‘BRICS’ in the last? 
(A) India (B) China (C) South Africa (D) Brazil (Ans : C)

143. The Bretton Woods Conference led to the establishment of– 
I. I.M.F. II. I.B.R.D. III. United Nations IV. W.T.O. 
(A) I and II (B) I, II and III 
(C) I and III (D) I, II, III and IV (Ans : A)

144. Which one of the following organizations publishes the Human Development Report? 
(A) UNESCO (B) World Bank (C) U.N.D.P. (D) I.M.F. 
(Ans : C)

145. Which one of the following World Bank affiliates, provides assistance for poverty alleviation to the world’s poorest countries? 
(A) International Finance Corporation (B) International Development Association 
(C) Multi-lateral Investment Guarantee Agency (D) International Monetary Fund 
(Ans : B)

146. When the exchange rate changes from 1$ = Rs. 60 to 1$ = Rs. 58, it means– 
I. Rupee value has appreciated II. Dollar value has depreciated 
III. Rupee value has depreciated IV. Dollar value has appreciated 
(A) I and II are correct. (B) II and III are correct. 
(C) I and IV are correct. (D) II and IV are correct. (Ans : A)

147. According to Malthusian Theory of Population, population increases in– 
(A) Geometrical Progression (B) Arithmetic Progression 
(C) Harmonic Progression (D) None of the above (Ans : A)

148. The Phillips Curve represents relationship between– 
(A) Deflation and Unemployment (B) Inflation and Unemployment 
(C) Inflation and Disguised Unemployment (D) Deflation and Cyclical Unemployment (Ans : B)

149. Which one of the following is known as ‘mystery lake’ of Uttarakhand ? 
(A) Nainital (B) Sattal (C) Roopkund (D) Naukuchiatal (Ans : C)

150. Which of the following food crops of Uttarakhand State, covers the maximum sown area? 
(A) Maize (B) Bajra (C) Wheat (D) Rice (Ans : C)