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UPPCS Prelims General Studies Question Paper 2011


Question Paper 2011
Question Paper 2011

Here you find UPPCS Prelims Question Paper (General Studies). UP Public Service Commission conducted Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (Pre) Exam-2011 on 26 June 2011. You can read UPPCS Prelims General Studies Question Paper and prepare yourself for coming PCS, IAS and other important exams of India.

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1.  Which among the following is the largest software company in India ?

(a) Infosys

(b) TCS


(d) HCL Tech


2. Which one of the following is different from the others from the point of view of ownership ?

(a) LIC Policy

(b) Bank Fixed Deposit

(c) Kisan Vikas Patra

(d) Debenture of a Company


3. In the Union Budget 2011 - 12, the effective rate of interest for farmers on timely repayment of the bank loan is

(a) 7 percent

(b) 6 percent

(c) 4 percent

(d) 3 percent


4. 'Athapoo ' is associated with which of the following festivals ?

(a) Dol Yatra

(b) Onam

(c) Pongal

(d) Vishwakarma Puja


5. Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

List - I                                          List - II
A. Pandit Durgalal                       1. Instrumental Music
B. Lalgudi Jayaraman                  2. Dance
C. Bala Murali  Krishna                3. Painting
D. Amrita Shergil                         4. Vocal Music


       A  B  C  D
(a)  2  1  4   3
(b)  1  2  4   3
(c)  3  1   2  4
(d)  2  4   3  1 


6. South Indian festival of 'Onam' is associated with which of the following ?

(a) Ram's victory over Rawan

(b) Durga's killing of Mahishasur

(c) Shiva Shakti

(d) Mahabali


7. Which of the following crops are grown mainly in the irrigated areas during Zaid ?

(a) Arhar and Gram

(b) Moong and Urad

(c) Rice and Millets

(d) Maize and Groundnut


8. The largest producer of Sugar in India is

(a) Bihar

(b) Karnataka

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Uttar Pradesh


9. Which of the following authority sanctions foreign exchange for the import of goods ?

(a) Any Nationalised Bank

(b) Exchange Bank

(c) Reserve Bank of India

(d) Ministry of Financer


10. A letter of credit has to be produced by

(a) an exporter

(b) an importer

(c) custom authorities

(d) shipping company


11. Which organisation promotes the foreign trade ?

(a) ECGC

(b) MMTC

(c) STC

(d) All of the above


12. The main source of fund for the National Highway Authority of India is

(a) Cess

(b) Foreign assistance

(c) Market borrowings

(d) Budgetary support of Union Government


13. Golden rice has the highest quantity of

(a) Vitamin A

(b) Vitamin B

(c) Vitamin C

(d) Vitamin K


14. Which one of the following is useful in the treatment of scurvy disease ?

(a) Mango

(b) Papaya

(c) Aonla

(d) Ber


15. MODVAT is related to

(a) Excise duty

(b) Value Added Tax (VAT)

(c) Wealth Tax

(d) Income Tax


16. More than one-third of the crude steel production of the world comes from

(a) China

(b) Japan

(c) Russia

(d) U.S.A.


17. The Sun City is located in

(a) Italy

(b) Japan

(c) Mexico

(d) South Africa


18. The correct descending order of the leading producers of milk is

(a) China, India, Russia, U.S.A.

(b) India, U.S.A., China, Russia

(c) U.S.A., India, China, Russia

(d) India, China, U.S.A., Russia


19. Match List - I and List - II and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists:

List - I                                                  List - II

(Iron-Steel Centre)                             (Country)

A. Hamilton                                        1. China

B. Birmingham                                   2. Canada

C. Essen                                            3. U.K.

D. Anshan                                          4. Germany


        A   B   C   D
(a)   4   3    1   2   
(b)   2   1    4   3
(c)   2   3    4   1
(d)   3   4    2   1


20. Import procedure begins with

(a) Indent

(b) Mate's receipt

(c) Marine insurance

(d) Shipping bill


21. Private Sector Mutual Funds in india were permitted in

(a) 1964

(b) 1993

(c) 1994

(d) 2001


22. The State known as 'Garden of Spices' is

(a) Karnataka

(b) Kerala

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Tamil Nadu


23. In India two largest producers of coal (2008 -09) are

(a) Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

(b) Chhattisgarh and Orissa

(c) Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

(d) Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh


24.  Which of the following towns lie in the National Capital Region ?

1. Ambala

2. Khurja

3. Karnal

4. Rohtak

Select the correct answer from the code given below:


(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only


25. Coolgardie lies in the Australian province of

(a) New South Wales

(b) Northern Territory

(c) Queensland

(d) Western Australia


26.  Match List - I and List - II and select the correct answer from the code given below: 

List - I (Lake)      List - II (City)

A. Erie                 1. Duluth
B. Michigan          2. Detroit
C. Ontario           3. Gary
D. Superior         4. Hamilton


       A   B    C   D

(a)   2    1   4   3
(b)   1    3   2   4
(c)   4    2    3   1
(d)   2    3   4   1


27.  In India the State with the largest area under very dense forests is

(a)  Arunachal Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Orissa


28.  Which one of the following does NOT lie in Maharashtra ?

(a) Balaghat Range

(b) Harishchandra Range

(c) Mandav Hills

(d) Satmala Hills


29. Which one of the following is NOT the port town of Gujarat ?

(a) Jamnagar

(b) Okha

(c) Porbandar

(d) Veraval


30.  Who among the following has been awarded the prestigious Abel Prize for the year 2011 ?

(a) Isadore M. Singer

(b) John Griggs Thompson

(c) John Willard Milnor

(d) Peter D. Lax


31. Assertion (A): Kerala stands first in terms of human development index.

Reason (R) : Its unemployment rate is the highest in the country.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:


(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is NOT the correct explanation of (A).

(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.


32. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

(a) Koyali - Gujarat

(b) Nagapattinam- Andhra Pradesh

(c) Numaligarh - Assam

(d) Manali - Tamil Nadu 


33. Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their forest-area and select the correct answer from the code given below:

1. Andhra Pradesh

2. Arunachal Pradesh

3. Chhattisgarh

4. Orissa


(a) 1, 3, 4, 2
(b) 1, 2, 3, 4
(c) 4, 3, 1, 2
(d) 2, 1, 4, 3


34. According to the World Bank's Global Development Finance Report 2010 the correct descending order of the world's five most indebted countries is

(a) Russia, Brazil, China, Turkey, India

(b) Russia, China, Turkey, Brazil, India

(c) Russia, China, Brazil, India, Turkey

(d) Russia, Brazil, India, China,Turkey


35. In February 2011 India International Youth Film Festival was held in

(a) Hyderabad

(b) Kolkata

(c) Mumbai

(d) New Delhi


36. At the 83rd Oscar Awards the best film award was won by

(a) Black Swan

(b) The Fighter

(c) The King's Speech

(d) The Social Network 


37. The foundation stone of the third Indian Research Centre in Antarctica was laid by the name of

(a) Sarswati

(b) Bharti

(c) Anweshan

(d) Yamnotri


38. The author of the book "The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer", for which 2011 Pulitzer Prize has been awarded, is

(a) Farid Zakariya

(b) Geeta Anand

(c) Jhumpa Lahiri

(d) Siddhartha Mukherjee


39. Who among the following film actors was given Mother Teresa Award in March 2011 ?

(a) Prem Chopra

(b) Rajesh Khanna

(c) Shammi Kapoor

(d) Shatrughan Sinha


40. Which one of the following Indian States has recently signed a $220 million agreement with the World Bank ?

(a) Bihar

(b) Kerala

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Tamil Nadu


41. India has recently signed Comprehensive Economic Co-operation Agreement with

(a) Indonesia

(b) Malaysia

(c) Saudi Arabia

(d) Vietnam


42. Which one of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh has the highest literacy rate as per the provisional figures of 2011 Census?

(a) Gautambuddh Nagar

(b) Ghaziabad

(c) Kanpur Nagar

(d) Lucknow


43. Thumri Singer Girija Devi belongs to

(a) Banaras Gharana

(b) Agra Gharana

(c) Kirana Gharana

(d) Lucknow Gharana


44. Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

List - I (District)              List - II (Headquarters)
A. Jalaun                        1. Akbarpur
B. Kanpur Dehat             2. Navgarh
C. Sant Ravidas Nagar   3. Padrauna
D. Kushinagar                4. Orai

       A      B      C      D
(a)   4      1       2      3
(b)   4      3       2      1
(c)   2      1       3      4
(d)   1      2       4      3


45. The first Woman General Secretary of SAARC, elected in January 2011, comes from

(a) Bangladesh

(b) Sri Lanka

(c) Maldives

(d) Bhutan


46. The 18th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhawana Award has been given to

(a) Shabana Azmi

(b) Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

(c) Javed Akhtar

(d) None of the above


47. India in February 2011 signed Free Trade Agreement with

(a) Australia

(b) Indonesia

(c) Japan

(d) South Korea


48. Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer from the code given below :

List - I (City)     List - II (Aerodrome)
A. Lucknow     1. Babatpur
B. Varanasi     2. Kheria
C. Kanpur        3. Amausi
D. Agra           4. Chakeri 

       A      B      C      D
(a)  4      3       1      2 
(b)  2      1       4      3
(c)  3       2       1      4
(d)  3      1       4      2


49. The official bird of Uttar Pradesh is

(a) Peacock

(b) Saras

(c) Parrot

(d) Cuckoo


50. The most popular religious magazine 'Kalyan' is published from

(a) Mathura

(b) Rishikesh

(c) Gorakhpur

(d) Varanasi


51. Which One of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

(a) Vrindavan Mandir - Mathura

(b) J.K. Temple - Lucknow

(c) Vishwanath Mandir - Varanasi

(d) Devipatan Mandir - Tulsipur


52. Which one of the following statements regarding uttar Pradesh, according to the provisional figures of 2011 Census is not correct?

(a) It accounts for 16.5 percent of the Country's population.

(b) It has the largest 'number of children in the country.

(c) Its decadal growth rate is 18.4%.

(d) Its Sex ratio is 908.


53. Famous Charkula dance is associated with

(a) Avadh

(b) Bundelkhand

(c) Brijbhumi

(d) Rohilkhand


54. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Agricultural University is located at

(a) Faizabad

(b) Meerut

(c) Kanpur

(d) Jhansi


55. The winner of All England Badminton championship.2011, Men's Singles Title, was

(a) Chen Jin

(b) Lee Chong Wei

(c) Lee Yong Dae

(d) Lin Dan


56. The Winner of Australian Open 2011, Men's Singles, was

(a) Andy Murray

(b) David Ferrer

(c) Novak Djkovic

(d) Roger Federer


57. The Captain of the Indian Hockey Team for Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament, 2011, was

(a) Arjun Halappa

(b) Rajesh Kumar

(c) Rajpal Singh

(d) Shivendra Singh


58. Farrukhabad is known for

(a) Carpet weaving

(b) Glassware

(c) Perfume Manufacture

(d) Hand Printing


59. In Which of the following crops Uttar Pradesh is not the largest producer in India?

(a) Polato

(b) Rice

(c) Sugarcane

(d) Wheat


60. In ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 the "man of the tournament" was

(a) Kumar Sangakarra

(b) Sachin Tendulkar

(c) Tilakratne Dilshan

(d) Yuvraj Singh


61. The "Leures World Sportsman Year" award for 2010 was given to

(a) Lionel Massi

(b) Rafael Nadal

(c) Ronaldo

(d) Sachin Tendulkar


62. 'Smash' is assosiated with which of the following sports?

(a) Boxing

(b) Wrestling

(c) Football

(d) Volleyball


63. Bula Chaudhary is well-known in which of the following sports?

(a) Swimming

(b) Hockey

(c) Football

(d) Archery


64. Tejaswani  Sawant is the first Indian woman to be crowned world championship in

(a) Athelatics

(b) Boxing

(c) Shooting

(d) Wrestling


65. The correct descending order of the four winners of the highest number of gold medals in the 34th National Games 2011 is

(a) Services, Manipur, Haryana, Maharashtra

(b) Services, Haryana, Manipur, Maharashtra

(c) Services, Manipur, Maharashtra, Haryana

(d) Services, Haryana, Maharashtra, Manipur


66. In the 34th National Games, 2011 which State. Won the team title in Badminton in Men's Section?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Kerala

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Tamil Nadu


67. "Stanley Cup' is associated with

(a) Badminton

(b) Basketball

(c) Golf

(d) Ice Hockey


68. If COMPUTER IS Coded as RFUYQNPC, the code for MEDICINE will be






69. Introducing a girl Mohan said. "Her mother is the only daughter of my mother-in-law." How is Mohan related to that girl?

(a) Brother

(b) father

(c) Husband

(d) Uncle


70. The following series has a wrong number:

1 12 65 264 795 1590 1593

The wrong number is

(a) 65

(b) 264

(c) 795

(d) 1590


71. Govind is 3 years older than his wife Shyama and four times as old as his son Raghu. If Raghu becomes 15 years old after 3 years, what is the present age of Shyama ?

(a) 60 years

(b) 51 years

(c) 48 years

(d) 45 years


72. Ten years ago Ram's age was half of Moti's age. If the ratio of their present ages is 3 : 4, what is the total of their present ages?

(a) 25

(b) 28

(c) 32

(d) 35


73. Sonu bought a watch with 30 percent discount on the labelled price. He sold it With 20 percent profit on the labelled price. Approximately, what was his percentage of profit on the price he bought?

(a) 50

(b) 65

(c) 70

(d) 85


74. Which one of the following will come next in the series given below?


(a) PHV

(b) PPV

(c) PTV

(d) PJW


75. There are four prime numbers. The product of first three is 385 and the product of the last three is 1001. First and the last numbers are respectively:

(a) 5, 11

(b) 5, 13

(c) 7, 11

(d) 7, 13


76. If the number 1 X 5 X 01 is divisible by 11, then X is equal to

(a) 2

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 3


77. Avinash spent 2/5 of his income for a month on rent and 3/4th of the remainder on other expenses. The balance of Rs.180 he put in his savings account. How much was his income for the month?

(a) Rs. 1,200

(b) Rs. 1,400

(c) Rs. 1,600

(d) Rs. 1,800


78. The author of 'Green Development' is

(a) M.J. Bradshaw

(b) M. Nicolson

(c) R.H. Whittakar

(d) W.M. Adams


79. The missing number in the following series:

0, 4, 18, 48, ? 180 is

(a) 58

(b) 68

(c) 84

(d) 100


80. Man as started a business investing Rs. 42,000. After 7 months, Kamal joined him with a capital of Rs. 50,000. At the end of the year, the total profit was Rs. 30,160. What is Kamal's share in the profit?

(a) Rs. 10,000

(b) Rs. 20,160

(c) Rs. 10,160

(d) Rs. 8,000


81. The surface area of a cube is 384 m2 Its volume will be

(a) 512m3

(b) 516m3

(c) 1032m3

(d) 216m3


82. The World Water Conservation Day is observed on

(a) 28 February

(b) 22 March

(c) 5 June

(d) 11 July


83. The Periyar Game Sanctuary is renowned by

(a) Lions

(b) Spotted deers

(c) Tigers

(d) Wild Elephants


84. Which one of the following cities has the largest slum population?

(a) Bangalore

(b) Chennai

(c) Delhi

(d) Surat


85. Which one of the following is the most urbanized country of West Asia?

(a) Israel

(b) Kuwait

(c) Qatar

(d) Saudi Arabia


86. Which of the following countries suffer from the acid rains?

1. Canada

2. France

3. Norway

4. Germany

Select the correct answer from the code given below:


(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 3 and 4


87. The World Tiger Summit 2010 was held at

(a) Bangkok

(b) Nairobi

(c) New Delhi

(d) Petersburg


88. The author of 'Nuclear, Reactor Time Bomb' is

(a) C.C. Park

(b) E. P. Odum

(c) S. Polasky

(d) Takashi Hirose


89. Which one of the following States India has recorded the maximum increase in literacy rate during 2001-2011?

(a) Bihar

(b) Gujarat

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Uttar Pradesh


90. As per the provisional figures of 2011 Census the second most populous State of India is

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Maharashtra

(d) West Bengal


91. Which of the following statements are correct according to the provisional figures of Census of India 2011? Use the code given below to select the correct answer:

1. The lowest population is found in Lakshadweep.

2. Chandigarh has the highest population density.

3. Arunachal Pradesh has the lowest population density.

4. Dadra and Nagar Haveli has the highest decadal growth of population.


(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1,2 and 3

(c) 2,3 and 4

(d) 1,3 and 4


92. According to the provisional figures of Census 2011 arrange the following districts of Uttar Pradesh In descending order of their population size and select the correct answer from the code given below:

1. Allahabad

2. Azamgarh

3. Ghaziabad

4. Lucknow


(a) 1,3,2,4

(b) 1,4,3,2

(c) 2,3,1,4

(d) 4,1,2,3


93. According to the provisional figures of 2011 Census the lowest sex ratio in India is found in

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Daman and Diu

(c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli

(d) Haryana


94. The first Gupta ruler who issued coins was

(a) Srigupta

(b) Chandragupta I

(c) Samudragupta

(d) Chandragupta II


95. The Prince who was responsible for the death of his father was

(a) Ajatasatru

(b) Chandapradyota

(c) Prasenjit

(d) Udayana


96. Who among the following was the earliest Sufi Saint to have settled at Ajmer?

(a) Sheikh Moinuddin Chisti

(b) Sheikh Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Qaki

(c) Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya

(d) Sheikh Salim Chisti


97. With which Mughal General did Shivaji sign the famous 'Treaty of Purandhar in 1665 A.D?

(a) Jaswant Singh

(b) Jai Singh

(c) Shaishta Khan

(d) Diler Khan


98. During the 13th and 14th Centuries A.D. the Indian peasants did not cultivate

(a) Wheat

(b) Barley

(c)  Rice

(d) Maize


99. The writer of Mahabhasya 'Patanjali ' was a contemporary of

(a) Chandragupta Maurya

(b) Ashoka

(c) Pushyamitra Sunga

(d) Chandragupta I


100. Gautama Buddha had attained Mahaparinibban in the State of

(a) Anga

(b) Magdha

(c) Malla

(d) Vatsa


101. Buddha had delivered Maximum sermons at

(a) Vaishali

(b) Sravasti

(c) Kaushambi

(d) Rajgriha


102. Consider the following statement and select the correct answer from the code given below:

1. Vikrarn Samvat began in 58 BC.

2. Saka Samvat began in 319 AD.

3. Gupta era began in 319 AD.

4. The era of Muslim rule in India began in 1192 AD.


(a) 1 and 2

(b) 3 and 4

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1,2, 3 and 4


103. Which one of the following rulers established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines?

(a) Haider Ali

(b) Mir Qasim

(c) Shah Alam II

(d) Tipu Sultan


104. Who among the following was the one to have escaped being hanged in the 'Kakori Conspiracy Case'?

(a) Ashfaqullah Khan

(b) Rajendra Lahiri

(c) Ram Prasad Bismil

(d) Chandra Shekhar Azad


105. Who among the following attended all the three Round Table Conferences?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) B.R. Ambedkar

(c) Vallabh Bhai Patel

(d) Rajendra Prasad


106. Which Sultan of Delhi imposed Jaziya on the Brahmins also?

(a) Balban

(b) Firoz Tughlaq

(c) Allauddin Khilji

(d) Mohammad bin Tughlaq


107. Who among the following was the founder of Agra?

(a) Balban

(b) Bahlol Lodhi

(c) Sikandar Lodhi

(d) Firoz Tughlaq 


108. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Ajmer-Quuwal-al-Islam

(b) Jaunpur - Atala Mosque

(c) Malwa - Jahaz Mahal

(d) Gulbarga - Jama Masjid


109.  Who among the following leaders of the Revolution of 1857 had the real name of Ram Chandra Pandurang ?

(a) Kunwar Singh

(b) Nana Saheb

(c) Tatiya Tope

(d) Mangal Pandey


110. Who among the following led the agitation against the Partition of Bengal (1905) ?

(a) Surendranath Banerjee

(b) C. R. Das

(c) Ashutosh Mukherjee

(d) Rabindra Nath Tagore


111. Who among the following leaders escaped from the prison and organized underground activities during the 'Quit India Movement' ?

(a) J.B. Kriplani

(b) Ram Manohar Lohia

(c) Achyut Patwardhan

(d) Jai Prakash Narayan


112. Arrange the following In the chronological order and select the correct answer from the code given below:

1. The August Offer

2. The Cabinet Mission Plan

3. The Cripps Mission Plan

4. The Wavell Plan


(a) 1, 2, 4, 3

(b) 4, 3, 2, 1

(c) 1, 3, 4, 2

(d) 3, 4, 1, 2


113. After returning from South Africa, Gandhiji launched his first successful Satyagraha in

(a) Champaran

(b) Chauri Chaura

(c) Bardoli

(d) Dandi


114. The only session of the Indian National Congress addressed by Mahatma held at

(a) Amravati

(b) Belgaum

(c) Karachi

(d) Nagpur 


115. Who among the following had moved the Non co-operation resolution in the Nagpur session of the Indian National Congress in 1920 ?

(a) C.R. Das

(b) Annie Besant

(c) B.C. Pal

(d) Madan Mohan Malviya


116. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

(a) Durga Das : The Life of Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Louis Fischer: India From Curzon to Nehru and After

(c) Frank Moraes: Jawahar Lal Nehru - A Biography

(d) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad : India Divided


117. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched ?

(a) James Watt: Steam Engine

(b) A. G. Bell : Telephone

(c) J. L. Baird : Television

(d) J. Perkins : Penicillin


118. Who among the following had started 'Mitra Mela' Association ?

(a) Shyamji Krishna Verma

(b) Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

(c) Lala Hardayal

(d) Sohan Singh Bhakna


119. The statement "I am a socialist and a republican and am no believer Kings and Princes" is associated with

(a) Narendra Dev

(b) Achyut Patwardhan

(c) Jai Prakash Narayan

(d) Jawahar Lal Nehru 


120. Who among the following had led the Swadeshi Movement in Delhi.

(a) Balgangadhar Tilak

(b) Ajit Singh

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai

(d) Syed Haider Raza


121. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

(a) Silver iodide - Horn Silver

(b) Silver chloride - Artificial rain

(c) Zinc phosphide - Rat poison

(d) Zinc sulphide - Philosopher's wool


122. Which one of the following gases is essential for photosynthesis process ?

(a) CO

(b) Co2

(c) N2

(d) O2

123.  Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

List - I                       List - II

A. Morphine              1. Antiseptic
B. Sodium                 2. Alloy
C. Boric Acid             3. Analgesic
D. German Silver      4. Kerosene oil


       A     B    C     D
(a)  4     3     1     2
(b)  2     4     3     1
(c)  3      1     4     2
(d)  3     4     1     2


124. Which one of the following human organs is most susceptible to harmful radiations ?

(a) Eyes

(b) Heart

(c) Brain

(d) Lungs


125. The minimum height of a plane mirror to see the full size image of a person is equal to

(a) the height of the person

(b) half the height of the person

(c) one-fourth the height of the person

(d) double the height of the person


126. Helium is preferred to hydrogen in air balloons because it

(a) is cheaper

(b) is less dense

(c) has greater lifting power

(d) does not form an explosive mixture with air.


127.  Which one of the following is NOT formed in our body ?

(a) Vitamin A

(b) Protein

(c) Enzyme

(d) Hormone


128. Anosmia is

(a) loss of the sense of taste.

(b) loss of the sense of smell.

(c) loss of the sense of touch.

(d) loss of the sense of heat.


129.  Assertion (A) : If somebody stops taking green vegetables he will suffer from night blindness.

Reason (R) : He will suffer from Vitamin A deficiency.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:


(a)  Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(b) Both (A) and (R) are true. but (R) is NOT the correct explanation of (A).

(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.


130. Insectivorous fish used for mosquito control is

(a) Hilsa

(b) Labeo

(c) Gambusia

(d) Mystus


131. With which of the physiological process Thrombin is associated ?

(a) Excretion

(b) Blood clotting

(c) Reproduction

(d) Growth


132. AIDS is caused by

(a) Bacteria

(b) Fungus

(c) Helminth

(d) Virus


133.  Which of the following is NOT the normal function of the human kidney ?

(a) Regulation of water level in the blood.

(b) Regulation of sugar level ill the blood. 

(c) filter out urea.

(d) Secretion of several hormones.


134. Retina of the eye is comparable to which of the following parts of a traditional camera ?

(a) Film

(b) Lens

(c) Shutter

(d) Cover


135. Which one of the following is used as a moderator in the nuclear reactor?

(a) Thorium

(b) Graphite

(c) Radium

(d) Ordinary water


136. Refrigeration helps in food preservation by

(a) killing the germs

(b) reducing the rate of biochemical reactions

(c) destroying enzyme action.

(d) sealing the food with a layer of ice.


137. Electric bulb filament is made of

(a) Copper

(b) Aluminium

(c) Lead

(d) Tungsten


138. Which mirror is used as a rear view mirror in the vehicles?

(a) Plane

(b) Convex

(c) Concave

(d) Inverted


139. Which one of the following is a part of Infotech Terminology?

(a) Protocol

(b) Login

(c) Archie

(d) All the above


140. Inventor and founder of www is

(a) Timbernrus

(b) N. Russel

(c) Lee N. Fiyong

(d) Bill Gates


141. Amniocentosis is a method used to determine the

(a) foetal sex

(b) kind of Amino acids

(c) sequence of Amino acids in protein

(d) type of hormones


142. BMD testing is done to diagnose

(a) Dengue

(b) Malaria

(c) Osteoporosis

(d) AIDS


143. The principle 'of 'Black hole' was enunciated by

(a) C.V. Raman

(b) H.J. Bhabha

(c) S. Chandrashekhar

(d) H. Khurana


144. Which one of the following has the right to address the Parliament?

(a) Attorney General of India

(b) Chief Election Commissioner of India

(c) Chief Justice of India

(d) National Security Advisor


145. Which one of the following statements about the Parliament of India is NOT correct?

(a) The Constitution provides for a Parliamentary form of Government.

(b) The foremost function of the Parliament is to provide a Cabinet.

(c) The membership of the Cabinet is restricted to the Lower House.

(d) The Cabinet has to enjoy the confidence of the majority in the popular Chamber.


146. Voting right by the youths at the age of 18 years was exercised for the first time in the General Election of

(a) 1987

(b) 1988

(c) 1989

(d) 1990


147. Under which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution, the Legislative Assembly is allowed to resolve for the creation of the Legislative Council?

(a) 168

(b) 169

(c) 170

(d) 171


148. Missile' Astra' is a

(a) land to land missile

(b) land to air missile

(c) air to air missile

(d) water to land missile


149. Indane gas is a mixture of

(a) butane and hydrogen

(b) butane and oxygen

(c) butane and propane

(d) methane and oxygen


150. Which one of the following States has granted Sanskrit language the status of the second 'official language of the State?

(a) Bihar

(b) Chhattisgarh

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Uttarakhand


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