UPPCS Previous Year Paper 2014 (Prelims): General Studies I

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UPPCS Previous Year Paper 2014 (Prelims) is conducted by UPPSC (UTTAR PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION) in two sections. Both sections (General Study) have the objective type of questions. General Study (I) Paper is related to the history of India, Geography, Indian Economy, Indian Polity, Environment and Ecology, Science and Technology, Population, Facts on Uttar Pradesh, Current Affairs.

UPPCS Previous Year Paper 2014 (Prelims)

UPPCS Previous Year Paper 2014 (Prelims)

GENERAL STUDIES – I 

  1.  Japan is near self-sufficient in

(a) Bauxite
(b) Iron ore
(c) Copper
(d) Mineral oil

2. Radcliffe line defines boundary between

(a) North Korea and South Korea
(b) The U.S.A. and Canada
(c) India and Pakistan
(d) India and China

3. Which one of the given below is the most urbanized country in South Asia?

(a) India
(b) Bhutan
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Pakistan

4. Which among the given below States has the highest sex-ratio in 2011?

(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Karnataka
(d) Odisha

5. What is the right sequence of the States in descending order in the production of sugarcane in 2013?

(a) Karnataka, Maharashtra, Haryana, U.P.
(b) U.P., Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
(c) Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra,
(d) U.P., Karnataka, Maharashtra, Haryana

6. In Uttar Pradesh which district has the highest density of population according to the 2011 Census?

(a) Varanasi
(b) Lucknow
(c) Ghaziabad
(d) Kanpur Nagar

7. National Water Way – 1 connects

(a) Allahabad – Haldia
(b) Sadia – Dhubri
(c) Kollam – Kottapuram
(d) Kakinada – Puducherry

8. Match List – I with List-II and choose the right answer using the codes given below

         List – I                                                                                List – II
A. Willy-Willy.                                                                       1. U.S.A.
B. Hurricanes                                                                        2. Australia
C. Typhoons                                                                          3. Philippines
D. Baguio                                                                                4. China
Codes:
      A B C D
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 2 1 4 3
(c) 1 2 4 3
(d) 2 1 3 4

9. Which one of the given below countries is known for very important uranium ore deposits?

(a) Canada
(b) China
(c) Pakistan
(d) Zaire

10. Which of the given below temperate grasslands are found in Eurasia?

(a) Downs
(b) Velds
(c) Steppes
(d) Prairies

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11. The rivers of South India mainly have which of the given below drainage patterns?

(a) Radial
(b) Intermittent
(c) Dendritic
(d) Trellis

12. The Election Commissioner can be removed by the

(a) Chief Election Commissioner
(b) Prime Minister
(c) On the recommendation of the Chief Election Commissioner by president
(d) Chief Justice of India

13. By writing a letter, A judge of the Supreme Court may resign his office to

(a) the Chief Justice
(b) the President
(c) the Prime Minister
(d) the Law Minister

14. Which of the given below are right about the Rajya Sabha?

1. It is not subject to dissolution.
2. It has a term of five years”
3. 1/3 of its members retire after every two years.
4. Members shall not be less than 25 years of age.
Select the right answer using the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) 1, 2, 3 (b) 2, 3, 4
(c) 1 and 3 (d) 2 and 4

15. The Parliament in India consists of

(i) President
(ii) Rajya Sabha
(iii) Lok Sabha
(iv) Vice President
Select the right answer using the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(b) (ii) and (iii)
(c) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(d) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)

16. As per the Census of India (2011) which of the given below States has the lowest percentage share of the child population in rural areas?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir
(b) Kerala
(c) Punjab
(d) Haryana

17. The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Indian Parliament is nominated by

(a) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
(b) The Prime Minister
(c) The President
(d) The Chairman of Rajya Sabha

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18. Between the Union Government and States, the financial relations have been discussed under

(a) Article 168 to 171
(b) Article 268 to 281
(c) Article 278 to 291
(d) Article 289 to 295

19. The Constitutional advisor to the Constituent Assembly was

(a) Sachidanand Sinha
(b) K.M. Munshi
(c) B.N. Rao
(d) T.T. Krishnamachari

20. Who among the given below were the members of the drafting committee of the Constitution?

(i) N. Gopalaswami
(ii) Jawaharlal Nehru
(iii) Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar
(iv) Sardar Patel
Select the right answer using the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(b) (i) and (iv)
(c) (i) and (iii)
(d) (ii), (iii) and (iv)

21. Which one of the given below is not a constitutional body?

(a) Finance Commission
(b) Planning Commission
(c) Public Service Commission
(d) Election Commission

22. For the impeachment of the President of India, at least how many days of prior notice, is required(a) 7 days

(b) 14 days
(c) 21 days
(d) 30 days

23. Which one of the given below articles directs State Government to organize Village Panchayats ?

(a) Article 32
(b) Article 40
(c) Article 48
(d) Article 51

24. Which one of the given below Committees is not connected with Panchayati Raj Institution?

(a) P.V.N. Rao Committee
(b) L.M. Singhvi Committee
(c) Ashok Mehta Committee
(d) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee

25. Who among the given below shall preside over a joint sitting of two houses of Parliament?

(a) President
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
(d) Speaker of the Lok Sabha

26. The largest Union Territory of India is

(a) Daman and Diu
(b) Puducherry
(c) Delhi
(d) Chandigarh

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27. Which one of the given below cases propounded the concept of ‘Basic Structure’ of the Indian Constitution?

(a) Indra Sawhney Case
(b) Shankari Prasad’s Case
(c) Rudal Shah’s Case
(d) None of the above

28. When a regional party is recognized as a political party?

(a) When It gets 4% votes in the State either in Lok Sabha or the Assembly election.
(b) When It gets 6% votes in the State either in Lok Sabha or the Assembly election.
(c) get 8% votes in the State either in Lok Sabha or the Assembly election.
(d) None of the above

29. Identify the right chronological order in which the given below States were created in India from the codes given below:

1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Haryana
4. Sikkim
Codes:
(a) 1, 2, 3, and 4 (b) 1, 3, 2, and 4
(c) 4, 3, 1, and 2 (d) 3, 4, 1, and 2

3. Number of members which may be nominated by the President from Anglo-Indian Community, if he is of opinion that the community is not adequately represented in the House of the People ?

(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 1
(d) 2

31. The Indo-Pakistan International Trade Fair was organized in February 2014 at

(a) Faridabad
(b) Jalandhar
(c) New Delhi
(d) Noida

32. The percentage of population suffering form multi- dimensional poverty in India according to HDR 2013 is

(a) 63.4%
(b) 53.7%
(c) 44.1%
(d) 42.7%

33. By Reserve Bank of India, Bimal Jalan Panel was set up for

(a) Suggest to minimise the non-performing Asset
(b) Scrutinize application for new bank licences
(c) if Frame guidelines for financial inclusion
(d) Study that use of mobiles in delivering banking services

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34. The theme of ‘World Development Report, 2010’ was

(a) Poverty and next generation
(b) Nation’s real wealth: Pathways to Human development
(c) Incidence of rural poverty
(d) Development and the next generation

35. The ‘Nalanda Project’ is a programme of which of the given below ministries?

(a) Ministry of Culture
(b) Ministry of Human Resource Development
(c) Ministry of Minority Affairs
(d) Ministry of External Affairs

36. ‘Green Index’ has been developed by

(a) United Nation Environment Programme
(b) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
(c) World Bank
(d) None of the above

37. Name of person as President of World Trade Organization Pascal Lamy was replaced by

(a) Christine Lagarde
(b) Jim Young Kim
(c) Roberto Azevedo
(d) Takehiko Nakao

38. By which one of the given below Acts was created the Federal Court in India ?

(a) Indian Council Act, 1861
(b) Government of India Act, 1909
(c) Government of India Act, 1919
(d) None of the above

39. Which one of the given below States has been declared the best State in the implementation of rural tourism projects?

(a) Sikkim
(b) Kerala
(c) Goa
(d) Assam

40. In during of 12th Five Year Plan, the growth rate of agriculture, forestry and fish farming has been estimated to be

(a) 3.5%
(b) 4.0%
(c) 5.0%
(d) 5.5%

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41. Match List – I with List – II and choose the right answer from the codes given below:

           List – I                                                                                        List – II
A. Growth in Food Production                                            1. Green Revolution
B. Milk Production                                                                2. Blue Revolution
C. Fisheries                                                                             3. White Revolution
D. Fertilizers                                                                           4. Grey Revolution
Codes:
      A B C D
(a) 1 3 2 4
(b) 3 1 4 2
(c) 2 4 3 1
(d) 3 2 4 1

41. TRYSEM is a programme of

(a) Rural Development
(b) Industrial Development
(c) Urban Development
(d) Defence Preparedness

43. In which of the given below States ‘Bahini Darbar’ a monthly newspaper, by the women and for the women is published ?

(a) West Bengal
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Madhya Pradesh

44. Estimates during 12th Five Year Plan according to the government the infrastructure sector will require an investment of

(a) 100 billion (b) 250 billion
(c) 500 billion ( d) 1000 billion

45. Name of the first Indian appointed person as the chief economist of the World Bank in September, 2012 is

(a) Amartya Sen
(b) Jagadish Bhagawati
(c) Kaushik Basu
(d) Vijay Kelkar

46. Name of the person who is related with the concept of ‘Vicious Circle of Poverty’

(a) Karl Marx
(b) Nurkse
(c) Adam Smith
(d) None of the above

47. Which State had the highest number of poor people living below the poverty line in 2011-12 as per the estimation of Planning Commission?

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra

48. Which among the given below in India is the Nodal agency for estimation of poverty at the national and state level ?

(a) Finance Commission
(b) Rural Ministry
(c) Home Ministry
(d) Planning Commission

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49. Which one of the given below minerals is not found in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Limestone
(b) Mica
(c) Bauxite
(d) Gypsum

50. The contribution of agriculture in state domestic product in 2011-12 in Uttar Pradesh was approximately

(a) 14.5%
(b) 24.5%
(c) 34.5%
(d) 44.5%

51. Under which option the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) has been created

(a) Reserve Bank of India
(b) NABARD
(c) Ministry of Agriculture
(d) Ministry of Rural Development

52. Which one of the given below States recorded the highest milk production in 2011-12 ?

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Gujarat
(d) Punjab

53. ‘Vision 2020 for India’ document is related to

(a) Agricultural Development
(b) Industrial Development
(c) Economic Development
(d) Poverty Removal

54. How many agreements are there in Agenda-21 ?

(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7

55. Match List – I with List – II and find out the right answer from the codes given below:

         List – I                                                                                           List – II
A. Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan                                                                  1. 1987
B. Sakshar Bharat                                                                             2. 1988
C. Operation Blackboard                                                                 3. 2001
D. National Literary Mission                                                         4. 2009
Codes:
      A B C D
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 2 1 3 4
(d) 3 4 1 2

56. Which option is correctly matched?

(a) Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary : Unnao
(b) Okhla Wildlife Sanctuary : Lalitpur
(c) Sandi Wildlife Sanctuary : Hardoi
(d) Mahavir Swami Wildlife Sanctuary : Basti

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57. Which one of the given below is not correctly matched ?

(a) Golden Langur : Endangered
(b) Desert Cat : Endangered
(c) Hoolock Gibbon : Endangered
(d) Asiatic Wild Dog : Vulnerable

58. Which one of the given below is not responsible for the extinction of a species?

(a) Broad niche
(b) Large body size
(c) Narrow niche
(d) Lack of genetic variability

59. The government of India is announced ‘ABC Index’ which is related with

(a) Agriculture
(b) Communication
(c) Health
(d) Education

60. In which of the given below years was passed the Environment Protection Act?

(a) 1982
(b) 1986
(c) 1990
(d) 1994

61. Which is bio-diversity rich place in India?

(a) Western Ghat
(b) Eastern Ghat
(c) Thar Desert
(d) Bay of Bengal

62. The area under forest to maintain ecological balance should be

(a) 10%
(b) 23%
(c) 33%
(d) 53%

63. Air pressure is lowest in

(a) Winter season
(b) Spring season
(c) Autumn season
(d) Summer season

64. In Uttar Pradesh, the number of agro-climate zones is

(a) 5
(b) 7
(c) 9
(d) 11

65. World Ozone day is celebrated on

(a) September,16
(b) April,21
(c) December, 25
(d) January, 30

66. ‘Green Mufler’ is related to

(a) Soil pollution
(b) Air pollution
(c) Noise pollution
(d) Water pollution

67. Which one of the given below is the largest ecosystem of the world ?

(a) Ocean
(b) Grassland
(c) Forest
(d) Mountains

68. Methane gas producing field is

(a) Wheat field
(b) Paddy field
(c) Cotton field
(d) Groundnut field

69. ‘NEERI’ is located at

(a) Nagpur
(b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai
(d) Bengaluru

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70. Biotechnology Park is located at

(a) Lucknow
(b) Varanasi
(c) Agra
(d) None of the above

71. Biodegradable pollutant is

(a) Mercury

(b) Sewage

(c) Plastic

(d) Asbestos

72. The first National Park established in India is

(a) Namdapha National Park
(b) Corbett National Park
(c) Dudhwa National Park
(d) Guinady National Park

73. Which one of the given below is not a secondary pollutant ?

(a) PAN
(b) Smog
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Ozone

74. Which one of the given below is not correctly matched ?

(a) Rajaji National Park: Elephant
(b) Periyar National Park: Hangul
(c) Manas National Park: Elephant
(d) Dudhwa National Park: Tiger

75. Harmful ultra-violet radiation which is coming from the sun can cause

(a) Liver cancer
(b) Brain cancer
(c) Oral cancer
(d) Dermal cancer

76. Sleep apnea IS a serious sleep disorder, in which people

(a) Without knowing what he or she is doing, walk during sleep
(b) sleep with eyelids half open,
(c) briefly and repeatedly stop breathing during sleep.
(d) make loud snoring sound while a sleep.

77. Ozone protects the biosphere from

(a) Infra-red rays
(b) Ultraviolet rays
(c) X-rays
(d) Gamma rays

78. For which problems treatment, biological resurfacing is a recent surgical technique used for

(a) Knee joints
(b) Ankle joints
(c) Hip joints
(d) Vertebral joints

79. In which of the given below departments of a hospital will ‘Cath lab’ be found?

(a) Pathology
(b) Surgery
(c) Cardiology
(d) Nuclear Medicine

80. A brain disorder ‘Cerebral palsy’ found generally in

(a) Old people
(b) Drug addicts
(c) Small children
(d) Only ladies

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81. From the body of some marine animals and insects emit light in the darkness. This phenomenon is known as.

(a) Phosphorescence
(b) Bioluminescence
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

82. After menopause, production of which of the given below hormones does not take place in women?

(a) Progesterone
(b) Testosterone
(c) Estrogen
(d) None of these

83. Biodiversity means

(a) diverse types of plants and vegetation.
(b) diverse types of animals.
(c) diverse types of plants and animals in a particular area.
(d) diverse types of exotic plants and animals.

84. By-pass surgery in a coronary artery, the blood vessel to be used as graft has to be

(a) vein from the leg
(b) artery from the forearm
(c) an artery from mammary region of the chest
(d) Any of these

85. In an artificial satellite, what is the source of electrical energy?

(a) Thermopile
(b) Solar cells
(c) Dynamo
(d) Small nuclear reactor

86. Match List – I with List-II and find out the right answer from the codes given below:

         List – I                                                                              List-II
A. Vitamin B12                                                             1. Magnesium
B. Hemoglobin                                                             2. Cobalt
C. Chlorophyll                                                              3. Copper
D. Brass                                                                         4. Iron
Codes:
      A B C D
(a) 2 4 1 3
(b) 2 1 3 4
(c) 4 1 2 3
(d) 3 4 2 1

87. The minimum height of a plane mirror should be looking for total images of a person is

(a) Equal to the height of a person.
(b) Half of the height of a person.
(c) 1/4 of the height of a person.
(d) Two times the height of a person.

88. Homi Bhabha Prize is given for the special contribution in which of the given below fields?

(a) Theoretical Physics
(b) Nuclear Energy
(c) Laser Physics
(d) Space Research

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89. Sound waves do not travel in

(a) Solids
(b) Liquids
(c) Gases
(d) Vacuum

90. Which one of the given below is not an explosive matter?

(a) Trinitrotoluene
(b) Dinitro glycerine
(c) Cyclo Trimethylene trimipramine
(d) Nitrochloroform

91. The first Post Office Savings Bank ATM of the country was inaugurated in February 2014 at

(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Chennai
(d) Ahmadabad

92. Who amongst the given below resigned from the post of deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India in March 2014?

(a) Arvind Saxena
(b) K.C. Chakrabarty
(c) C.R. Neelkanthan
(d) Amitabh Kant

93. Who amongst the given below won the World Women’s Squash Championship in March 2014?

(a) Laura Massaro
(b) Nour EI Sherbini
(c) Sunny Sidhu
(d) None of the above

94. Which one of the given below States presented the sixth consecutive zero deficit budget on February 13, 2014?

(a) Bihar
(b) Odisha
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Madhya Pradesh

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95. Which one of the given below States decided to merge Annshree Yojana in the National Food Security Scheme in March, 2014 ?

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) West Bengal
(c) Delhi
(d) Bihar

96. The Indian Science Congress 101st was held between 3rd and 7th February 2014 in

(a) Hyderabad (b) New Delhi
(c) Patna (d) Jammu

97. In which of the given below three states were held the Vidhan Sabha Elections along with Lok Sabha Election, 2014?

(a) Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Nagaland
(b) Chhattisgarh, Sikkim, and Odisha
(c) Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Sikkim
(d) Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Sikkim

98. Which one of the given below Indian Tribes voted for the first time in Lok Sabha Election, 2014?

(a) Shompens
(b) Jarawa
(c) Onge
(d) Andamanese

99. The book ‘Narendra Modi – The man, the times’ is written by

(a) Dr. Ajay Sharma
(b) Professor Chaman Lal
(c) KingshukNag
(d) Neelanjan Mukhopadhyay

100. Which one of the given below was not the feature of Interim Rail Budget, 2014-15?

(a) There is no change in passenger fare and freight charges.
(b) 72 new trains to be introduced including premium trains, express trains, and passenger trains.
(c) The capital of Arunachal Pradesh would soon be on the rail map.
(d) Uttar Pradesh government, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh agreed to share the cost of several Rail Projects in their respective areas.

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101. Annual Meeting’s theme of 44th of World Economic Forum which was held at Davos in Switzerland between 22nd and 25th January, 2014 was

(a) The world consequence reshaping for society, politics, and business
(b) Society, politics, and business
(c) World politics and business
(d) Society and business

102. What is the real name of Gulzar the winner of Dada Saheb Phalke Award in 2014?

(a) Sampurna Singh Kalra
(b) Sadanand Singh Kalia
(c) Surjeet Singh Kohli
(d) Prabodh Chandra Bhatia

103. The number of countries that took part in the FIFA World Cup in 2014 was

(a) 32 (b) 30
(c) 28 (d) 26

104. The full name of ISIS which claimed in June 2014 to have executed 1700 Iraqi soldiers is

(a) Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
(b) Islamic Security for Islamic Society
(c) International Security of Islamic Society
(d) Islamic State for Iran and Saudi Arabia

105. What is Boko Haram? who was in news (May/June 2014) in context to Nigeria.

(a) A Stone Age Painting
(b) A Group of Progressive Farmers
(c) An Active Volcano
(d) A Terrorist Organization

106. In Indian Navy, the largest warship formally included in June 2014 is

(a) I.N.S. Vikramaditya
(b) I.N.S. Prithviraj
(c) I.N.S. Rajendra
(d) I.N.S. Ashok

107. Which of the given below countries won the Women’s Hockey World Cup, 2014?

(a) Australia
(b) South Korea
(c) Netherlands
(d) India

108. Which one of the given below statements is not right about the 7th Central Pay Commission?

(a) Dr. Manmohan Singh approved the composition of the 7th Pay Commission on 4th February 2014.
(b) As Chairman of the Commission, Ashok Kumar Mathur has been appointed
(c) This Commission has been mandated to submit its report in three years.
(d) The Commission’s recommendations would be implemented from 1st January 2016.

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109. In which of the given below one city a was played the final match of the seventh season of IPL, 2014?

(a) Bengaluru (b) Hyderabad
(c) Mumbai (d) Kolkata

110. Who amongst the given below was appointed as Protem Speaker for sixteenth Lok Sabha?

(a) Murali Manohar Joshi
(b) Kamal Nath
(c) Lal Krishna Advani
(d) Mallikarjun Kharge

111. World Health Organisation officially declare the South-East Asia region Polio free on

(a) 27th March 2014
(b) 28th March 2014
(c) 29th March 2014
(d) 30th March 2014

112. What was the route of Pakistani terrorists Abdul Walid and Fahim to Gorakhpur, who were nabbed in Gorakhpur on 27th March 2014?

(a) Karachi, Kathmandu, Gorakhpur
(b) Karachi, Lucknow, Gorakhpur
(c) Karachi, New Delhi, Gorakhpur
(d) Karachi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Gorakhpur

113. Which one of the given below statements is right about an amendment in an article of Penal Code made by the Parliament of Morocco on 23rd January 2014?

(a) A minor girl’s rapist should marry her in order to avoid the trial.
(b) A minor girl’s rapist should only face the trial.
(c) The minor girl should be accepted by the rapist for marrying and face the trial also.
(d) The money should pay by the rapist to the parents of the minor girl in order to revive her chastity.

114. What is the date of Sarnath Buddhist image inscription of Kanishka?

(a) 78 A.D. (b) 81 A.D.
(c) 98 A.D. (d) 121 A.D.

115. According to a survey conducted by London based Human Rights Organization, which one of the given below countries is the world’s biggest state executioner?

(a) Iran (b) Iraq
(c) China (d) Pakistan

116. Who was called ‘Dastar-Bandan’?

(a) Sufi saints (b) Khan
(c) Malik (d) Ulema

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117. Who got the title of ‘Sahibat-uz-Zarnani’ by Aurangzeb ?

(a) Shaista Khan (b) Amin Khan
(c) Jahan Ara (d) Roshan Ara

118. During the period of Alauddin Khilji after 1306 A.D., what was the boundary between the Delhi Sultan and Mongols?

(a) Beas (b) Ravi
(c) Indus (d) Sutlaj

119. Which Sufi Saint was called ‘Mahbub-i-Ilahi’?

(a) Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
(b) Baba Farid
(c) Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
(d) Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya

120. Whose disciple was Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti?

(a) Khwaja Abdal Chisti
(b) Shah Wali Ullah
(c) Mir Dard
(d) Khwaja Usman Haruni

121. Name of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal at the time of Partition of Bengal was

(a) Sir Andrews Fraser
(b) H.H. Risley
(c) Brodrick
(d) A.T. Arundel

122. The British journalist H.W. Nevinson was associated with

(a) Non-Co-operation Movement
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Swadeshi Movement
(d) Quit India Movement

123. Akbarnama was completed by Abul Fazl in

(a) Seven years
(b) Eight years
(c) Nine years
(d) Ten years

124. Without using forced labor, Who renovated Sudarshan lake?

(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Bindusar
(c) Ashoka
(d) Rudradaman-I

125. In which of his given books did Mahatma Gandhi call British Parliament as sterile and prostitute?

(a) Sarvodaya or Universal dawn
(b) The book ‘An Autobiography or the story of my experiments with truth’
(c) Hind Swaraj
(d) The Story of a Satyagrahi

126. Drafting Congress’s task Inquiry Committee report on the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre was entrusted to

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) C.R. Das
(d) Fazlul Haq

127. Along with Mahatma Gandhi who amongst the given below Muslims did lift the bier of Bal Gangadhar Tilak?

(a) Shaukat Ali
(b) Mohammad Ali
(c) Maulana A.K. Azad
(d) M.A. Ansari

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128. Name of the person who was the first editor of the journal ‘Indian Opinion’

(a) M.K. Gandhi
(b) Albert West
(c) Mahadev Desai
(d) Mansukhlal Nazar

129. Which one of the given below statements is not right about Dadabhai Naoroji?

(a) At Elphinstone College (Bombay), he was the first Indian to be appointed as a professor of Mathematics and Physics.
(b) In 1892, he was elected as a member of the British Parliament.
(c) ‘Rast Goftar’ which was a Gujrati Journal, started by him.
(d) He had presided for 4 times over the Indian National Congress.

30. Indian National Congress’s last session was attended by Bal Gangadhar Tilak at

(a) Calcutta Session, 1906
(b) Surat Session, 1907
(c) Calcutta Session, 1917
(d) Amritsar Session, 1919

131. In which of the given below sessions of the Indian National Congress, the word ‘Swaraj’ was uttered from the Congress platform for the first time?

(a) Banaras Session, 1905
(b) Calcutta Session, 1906
(c) Surat Session, 1907
(d) None of the above

132. Consider the given below events linked with the Indian National Movement and find the right chronological order of the events from the codes given below :

1. The demise of B.G. Tilak
2. Passing of Rowlatt Bill as an Act
3. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
4. Amritsar Session of Indian National Congress, 1919
Codes:
(a) 2, 3, 4, 1
(b) 4, 3, 2, 1
(c) 3, 4, 2, 1
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4

133. Which one of the given below pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) S.C. Bose: ‘Indian Struggle’ book
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji: ‘Poverty and Un-British Rule in India’ book
(c) Rajendra Prasad: ‘India Divided’ book
(d) Frank Moraes: ‘India from Curzon to Nehru and After’ book

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134. After the sentence of B.G. Tilak, who among the given below had pleaded for mercy and said: “My interest in Tilak is that of a Sanskrit scholar.”?

(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Max Muller
(c) Bipinchandra Pal
(d) William Jones

135. Name of the chairman, under his chairmanship a committee was formed to defend the accused in Kakori Case

(a) Acharya Narendra Dev
(b) Govind Ballabh Pant
(c) Chandrabhanu Gupta
(d) Motilal Nehru

136. Name of the person, who is the author of the book ‘The Man Who Divided India’ is

(a) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(c) Rafiq Zakaria
(d) Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

137. Name of the revolutionaries that refused to drink the given milk on the eve of his execution and said
“Presently, only i accept my mother’s milk”?

(a) Rajguru
(b) Ashfaqulla
(c) Ramprasad Bismil
(d) Bhagat Singh

138. Who among the given below took Mahatma Gandhi’s gain in the Gandhi-Irwin Pact as “Consolation Prizes”?

(a) S.C. Bose
(b) Alan Campbell Johnson
(c) B.G. Horniman
(d) Sarojini Naidu

139. Match List – I with List-II and find the right answer from the codes given below the lists:

          List – I                                                                               List – II
A. Vinoba Bhave                                                          1. Home Rule Movement
B. B.G. Tilak                                                                2. Individual Satyagraha
C. Aruna Asaf Ali                                                        3. Dharsana Raid
D. Sarojini Naidu                                                       4. Quit India Movement
Codes :
      A B C D
(a) 2 1 4 3
(b) 1 2 3 4
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 1 2 4 3

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140. Who among the given below had seconded the resolution on partition in the meeting of All India Congress Committee held in New Delhi in 1947?

(a) Govind Ballabh Pant
(b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(c) J.B. Kripalani
(d) Abul Kalam Azad

141. The bill ‘The Indian Independence’ received the Royal Assent on

(a) 18t July 1947
(b) 19th July 1947
(c) 20th July 1947
(d) 21st July 1947

142. Who of the given below had regarded the Karachi Session of Indian National Congress (1931) as the ‘pinnacle of Mahatma Gandhi’s popularity ‘and prestige’?

(a) S.C. Bose
(b) Pattabhi Sitaramayya
(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(d) Sardar Kishan Singh

143. Who of the given below took the passing of a resolution on partition in the meeting of the Congress Committee (1947) as a “Surrender of Nationalism in favor of Communalism”?

(a) Dr. Kitchlew
(b) Purushottam Das Tandon
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) G.B. Pant

144. Match List – I with List – IT and choose the right answer from the codes given below:

        List – I                                                                                             List – II
     (Tribe)                                                                                                    (Region)
A. Birhor                                                                                   1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
B. Bhutiya                                                                                2. Tamil Nadu
C. Toda                                                                                     3. Sikkim
D. Sentinelese                                                                         4. Jharkhand
Codes:
      A B C D
(a) 4 3 2 1
(b) 2 4 1 3
(c) 3 2 4 1
(d) 4 1 3 2

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145. Which one of the given below is not correctly matched? –

(a) Bhagat Singh: Book ‘The Indian Sociologist’
(b) Sachindranath Sanyal: Book ‘Bandi Jivan’
(c) Lala Ramsaran: Book ‘Das The Dreamland’
(d) Bhagawati Charan Vohra: Book ‘The Philosophy of Bomb’

146. Assertion (A): West Coasts’ rivers of India do not form a delta.
Reason (R): Through short courses, they flow on relatively harder rocks.
Choose the appropriate answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

(a) Both (A) and (R) are right and (R) is the right explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are right but, (R) is not the right explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is right.

147. Match List – I with List-II and choose the appropriate answer from the codes given below:

          List – I                                                                            List – II
(Park/Sanctuary)                                                                 (State)
A. Dochigam Wildlife Sanctuary                      1. Madhya Pradesh.

B. Keoladeo Ghana- Bird Sanctuary               2. Rajasthan
C. Kanha National Park                                     3. Kerala
D. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary                          4. Jammu and Kashmir
Codes:
      A B C D
(a) 4 2 1 3
(b) 1 3 2 4
(c) 2 1 4 3
(d) 3 4 2 1

148. The right sequence of the given below countries in terms of total railway length in the world in descending order is :

(a) Canada, Germany, U.S.A., India
(b) Germany, U.S.A., Canada, India
(c) India, U.S.A., Germany, Canada
(d) U.S.A., Canada, India, Germany

149. Which one of the given below is the busiest ocean trade route?

(a) Cape of Good Hope
(b) Panama Canal
(c) Suez Canal
(d) North Atlantic

150. Where is the location of ‘The International Crop Research Institute for Semi-And Tropics (ICRISAT)’?

(a) Kolkata
(b) Patna
(c) Bhubaneshwar
(d) Hyderabad

 


 

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