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UPPCS Main Exam 2011 General Studies I Question Paper

Aug 23, 2016 12:34 IST

    The General Studies (First Paper) contains 150 Questions carrying 1 mark each. The Paper looks lengthy and the maximum time allotted is 2 hours. The questions are based on the basic concepts of the various subjects and this paper is easy for those who have studied various subjects thoroughly.

    U.P.P.C.S. (Main) Examination - 2011
    GENERAL STUDIES (FIRST PAPER)

    [M.M. 150, Time 2 hours]

    1.    In India the Finance Commission is constituted for
    (a) 4 years    
    (b) 5 years
    (c) 6 years    
    (d) 7 years

    2.    The registered exporters, whose export performance in several years is of high quality, are known as
    (a) Export Houses    
    (b) Trading Houses
    (c) Star Trading Houses    
    (d) None of the above

    3.    Import procedure begins with
    (a) Mate's receipt    
    (b) Marine insurance
    (c) Indent    
    (d) Shipping bill

    4.    Duty-Draw-Back implies
    (a)    Excess rate, of import duty
    (b)    Refund of import duty to exporters
    (c)    Obstacles in the matter of exports
    (d)    Refund of export duty to exporters

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    5.    The biggest LNG supplier to India is
    (a) Iran    
    (b) Kuwait
    (c) Qatar    
    (d) Saudi Arabia

    6.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
    (a)    DP. Mishra                     -    Living an Era
    (b)    Jawaharlal Nehru            -    India Divided
    (c)    Rajendra Prasad             -    Discovery of India
    (d)    Subhas Chandra Bose     -    Freedom at Midnight

    7.    Who among the following played the leading role in getting Native Marriage Act passed in 1872?
    (a)    Devendra Nath Tagore
    (b)    lshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
    (c)    Keshab Chandra Sen
    (d)    Shyam Chandra Das

    8.    Most of the production of Natural gas in India comes from
    (a) Andhra Pradesh Coast    
    (b) Gujarat Coast
    (c) Bombay High    
    (d) Tamil Nadu Coast

    9.    Which one of the following is the port city of Andhra Pradesh?
    (a) Kakinada    
    (b) Nellore
    (c) Ongole    
    (d) Vizianagaram

    10.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
                 List-I                                        List-II
                (Institute)                         (Place)
    A.    Central Drug Institute        1.    Allahabad
    B.    Central Leprosy Institute    2.    Kanpur
    C.    Motilal Nehru National        3.    Agra Institute of Technology
    D.    Indian Institute of Sugar    4.    Lucknow Technology

    Code:
            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    3    1    4    2
    (c)    4    7    1    2
    (d)    2    4    3    1

    11.    Which one of the following was the first to be declared as a Central University?
    (a)    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
    (b)    Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow
    (c)    Banana Hindu University. Varanasi
    (d)    University of Allahabad

    12.    Hindustani Academy, which was founded for the protection and development 'if Indian Languages, is located in
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Lucknow    
    (d) Varanasi

    13.    According to the provisional figures of Census 2011, in Uttar Pradesh the district having the highest literacy rate is
    (a) Gautam Buddha Nagar    
    (b)Ghaziabad
    (c) Kanpur Nagar    
    (d) Varanasi

    14.    According to the provisional figures of Census 2011, which one of the following districts of U.P. has the lowest population ?
    (a) Chiirakut    
    (b) Hamirpur
    (c) Mahoba    
    (d) Sravasti

    15.    Which district of Uttar Pradesh is most affected by gully erosion?
    (a) Etawah    
    (b) Gorakhpur
    (c) Farrukhabad    
    (d) Meerut

    16.    In Uttar Pradesh 'Kalpa-yojana' is related to
    (a) Pri mary education    
    (b) Secondary education
    (c) Higher education    
    (d) Technical education

    17.    Hindalco was established in Sonbhadra owing to
    (a)    proximity of raw materials
    (b)    availability to cheap labour
    (c)    good transport link with other parts of the country
    (d)    availability of cheap hydel power

    18.    In Uttar Pradesh the highest production of Aonla comes from:
    (a) Rae Bareilly    
    (b) Pratapgarh
    (c) Sultanpur    
    (d) Jaunpur

    19.    ICC Cricketer of the Year award for 2011 was given to
    (a) Alastair Cook    
    (b) Jonathan Trott
    (c) Kumar Sangakkara    
    (d) M.S. Dhoni

    20.    Thumari Singer Girja Devi belongs to
    (a) Benaras Gharana    
    (b) Jaipur Gharana
    (c) Lucknow Gharana    
    (d) Rampur Gharana

    21.    Parharia tribe lives in
    (a) Bahraich    
    (b) Lalitpur
    (c) Pilibhit    
    (d) Sonbhadra

    22.    In Uttar Pradesh 'Knowledge Park' is being set up at'
    (a) Lucknow    
    (b) Noida
    (c) Greater Noida    
    (d) Varanasi

    23.    Syed Salar Mela is held in
    (a) Bahraich    
    (b) Barabahki
    (c) Fathepur Sikri    
    (d) Gonda

    24.    Match List-I with Lisi-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
                  List-I                                                                               List-II
    (Traditional fair/Festival organized by U.P. Tourism)   (Place where organized)

    A.    Cattle Fair                                                       1. Allahabad
    B.    Dhrupad Mela                                                  2. Ambedkar Nagar
    C.    Govind Saheb Mela                                          3. Beteshwar
    D.    Magh Mela                                                      4. Varanasi

    Codes

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

    25.    The evidence of pit dwelling has been obtained from
    (a) Burzahom    
    (b) Koldihwa
    (c) Brahmagiri    
    (d) Sangankallu

    26.    Who among the following is regarded as War-God in the Rigveda?
    (a) Agni    
    (b) Indra
    (c) Surya    
    (d) Varuna

    27.    Which one of the following places is famous for Pre-historic paintings?
    (a) Bagh    
    (b) Ajanta
    (c) Amaravati    
    (d) Bhimbetka

    28.    In sixth century B.C. Suktimati was the capital of
    (a) Panchala    
    (b) Kuru
    (c) Chedi    
    (d) Avanti

    29.    The stupa site not connected with any incident of Buddha's life is
    (a) Sarnath    
    (b) Sanchi
    (c) Kushinagar    
    (d) Bodhgaya

    30.    The inscri ption of which one of the following kings gives the information that Sakyamuni Buddha was born at Lumbini ?
    (a) Asoka    
    (b) Kanishka
    (c) Harsha    
    (d) Dharmapala

    31.    The remains of which ancient city have been found at the Kumrahar site?
    (a) Vaisali    
    (b) Pataliputra
    (c) Kapilavastu    
    (d) Sravasti

    32.    Who among the following had performed four Asvamegha sacrifices?
    (a) Pusymitra Sunga    
    (b) Pravarasena I
    (c) Samudragupta    
    (d) Kumaraguptal

    33.    Which one of the following caves is famous for ‘Trimurti’?
    (a) Ajanta    
    (b) Bhaja
    (c) Elephanta    
    (d) Ellora

    34.    Which of the following Rath temples is the smallest?
    (a) Draupadi Rath    
    (b) Bhima Rath
    (c) Arjun Rath    
    (d) Dharmaraj Rath

    35.    The Kirti-Stambha at Chittor was built by
    (a) RanaSanga    
    (b) Rana Kumbha
    (c) Rana Pratap    
    (d) Rana Udaya Singh

    36.    Who among the following introduced Vaishnavism in Assam and Kuch Bihar?
    (a) Chaitanya    
    (b) Madhva
    (c) Sankaradeva    
    (d) Vallabhacharya

    37.    Which Sultan of Delhi was the first to charge 'Ghari' or House-tax?
    (a)    Balban
    (b)    Alauddin Khalji
    (c)    Mohammad bin Tughlaq
    (d)    Firoz Shah Tughlaq

    38.    Which one of the following European trading companies was the first to establish its factory at Surat?
    (a) The Dutch    
    (b) The English
    (c) The French    
    (d) The Portuguese

    39.    Who among the following rulers issued some coins with figures of Rama and Slta and Devanagari legend 'Rama-Siya' ?
    (a)    Bhoja
    (b)    Siddharaja Jayasimha
    (c)    Jain UI Abidin
    (d)    Akbar

    40.    Which medieval Sultan has the credit of founding the city of Agra and making it the capital of the Sultanate ?
    (a)    Iltumish
    (b)    Mohammad bin Tughlaq
    (c)    Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    (d)    SikandarLodi

    41.    Against which Mughal Emperor was a 'Fatwa' issued from Jaunpur ?
    (a) Humayun    
    (b) Akbar
    (c) Shahjahan    
    (d) Aurangzeb

    42.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
              List-I               List-II
            (Builder)          (Monument)
    A.    Babar          1.    Jama Masjid (Sambhal)
    B.    Humayun     2.    Din Panah
    C.    Akbar          3.    Jahangiri Mahal
    D.    Jahangir      4.    Akbar's Mausoleum's completion

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

    43.    Who among the following was the founder of Independent Kingdom of Hyderabad ?
    (a)    Qamaruddin Khan
    (b)    Mohammad Amin Khan
    (c)    Asad Khan
    (d)    Chin Qilich Khan

    44.    The Tomb of Lord Cornwallis is situated at
    (a) Ghazipur    
    (b) Ballia
    (c) Varanasi    
    (d) Gorakhpur

    45.    In whose reign was English education introduced in India ?
    (a)    Lord William Cavendish Bentinck
    (b)    Lord Hardinge
    (c)    Lord Minto
    (d)    Lord Dal housie

    46.    Which Governor General had abolished slavery in India ?
    (a) Lord Cornwallis    
    (b) Lord Ellenborough
    (c) Sir John Shore    
    (d) Lord William Bentinck

    47.    Subsidiary alliance was implemented during the reign of
    (a) Lord cornawallis    
    (b) Lord Wellesley
    (c) Sir John Shore    
    (d) Lord Auckland

    48.    Who was the Governor-General who partitioned Bengal?
    (a)Curzon    
    (b) Cunning
    (c) Minto    
    (d) Mayo

    49.    Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of
    (a)    BahlolLodi
    (b)    Firoz Tughlaq
    (c)    Ghayasuddin Tughlaq
    (d)    Mohammad bin Tughlaq

    50.    Who among the following formulated and implemented the 'Doctrine of Lapse’?
    (a) Wellesley    
    (b) Hastings
    (c) Dalhousie    
    (d) Clive

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    51.    Who among the following was the British residence in Avadh at the time of its annexation into British Dominion ?
    (a) James Outram    
    (b) W.H. Sleeman
    (c) Bishop R. Heber    
    (d) General Low

    52.    The Viceroy of India at the time of the foundation of Indian National Congress was
    (a) Lord Ripon    
    (b) Lord Lytton
    (c) Lord Canning    
    (d) Lord Dufferin

    53.    In which one of the following Sessions of the Indian National Congress 'Poorna Swaraj' was declared the goal of Congress?
    (a) Lahore, 1929    
    (b) Karachi
    (c) Delhi    
    (d) Bombay

    54.    The first session of All India Trade Union Congress held at Bombay in 1920 was presided over by
    (a) Pherozeshah Mehta    
    (b) V.V. Giri
    (c) Lala Lajpat Rai    
    (d) N.M. Joshi

    55.    Who was the first to suggest the boycott of British goods in Bengal?
    (a)    Aravinda Ghosh
    (b)    Krishna Kumar Mitra
    (c)    Motilal Ghosh
    (d)    Satish Chandra Mukehrji

    56.    Who among the following was not associated with the Moderates in Indian National congress?
    (a)    Pherozeshah Mehta
    (b)    Dadabhai Naoroji
    (c)    Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    (d)    Lala Lajpat Rai

    57.    Where was Mahatma Gandhi when Charuichaura episode took place?
    (a) At Delhi    
    (b) At Catania
    (c) At Chaurichaura    
    (d) Al Bardoli

    58.    Consider the following events connected with Indian National Congress:
    1.    Lahore Session of Indian National Congress (1929).
    2.    Gandhi Irwin pact
    3.    Karachi Session of Indian National Congress
    4.    Execution of Rajguru

    Select the correct chronological order of the events from the code given below:
    Codes:

    (a) 1, 2, 4, 3    
    (b) 2, 1.3,4
    (c) 4, 3, 2, 1    
    (d) 1,2,3,4

    59.    Which one of the following statements is not correct about Champaran Satyagraha?
    (a)    It was connected with the peasants.
    (b)    It was launched against Tinkatnia' system
    (c)    Dr. Rajendra Prasad and J.B. Kripalani co-operated with M.K. Gandhi in it.
    (d)    It was the first movement launched by M.K. Gandhi on All India level.

    60.    Who among the following had denounced the participation of Mahatma Gandhi in the Khilafat Movement ?
    (a)Mohammad Ali    
    (b) Shaukal ali
    (c) Abul Kaiam Azad    
    (d) M. A. Jinnah

    61.    Which one of the popular magazines of the revolutionary period criticized the Congress for various reasons ?
    (a) Bangawasi    
    (b) Kaal
    (c) Kesari    
    (d) All of the above

    62.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Raja Ram Mohan Roy             -    Brahma Samaj
    (b)    Swami Dayanand Saraswati      -    Arya Samaj
    (c)    Swami Vivekanand                  -    Ramkrishan Mission
    (d)    Mahadev Govind Ranade         -    Theosopnical Society

    63.    In which of the following session of indian National Congress Subhas Chandra Bose was elected as President for the second time ?
    (a) Hanpura Session    
    (b) Madras Session
    (c) Tripuri Session    
    (d) Calcutta Session

    64.    The Samadhis of Kasturba and Mahadev Desai are situated in the premises of
    (a)    Agha Khan Palace. Poona
    (b)    Yervada Jail
    (c)    Ahmadnagar Fort Jail
    (d)    Alipur Central Jail

    65.    The book 'Springing Tiger' was written by
    (a) Hugh Toye    
    (b) Louis Fisher
    (c) Webb Miller    
    (d) None of the above

    66.    Who was the founder Chairman of 'Harijan Sewak Sangh' ?
    (a) G.D. Birla    
    (b) J.B. Kripalani
    (c) Mahatma Gandhi    
    (d) Vinoba Bhave

    67.    Who was the First Speaker of Lok Sabha ?
    (a) Mavlunkar    
    (b) Hukum Singh
    (c) B.D.Jatti    
    (d) V.V. Giri

    68.    In which ear Family Planning Programme was started in India ?
    (a) 1950 A.D.    
    (b) 1951 A.D
    (c) 1952 A.D.    
    (d) 1955 A.D.

    69.    Which of the following countries has the most favorable sex ratio ?
    (a) Sweden    
    (b) Switzerland
    (c) The Netherlands    
    (d) Finland

    70.    In which one of the following States, the density of population, as per the provisional figures of 2011 Census, is the lowest?
    (a) Arunachal Pradesh    
    (b) Meghalaya
    (c) Sikkim    
    (d) Uttarakhand

    71.    According to the provisional figures of 2011 Census male-female ratio in India is
    (a) 1000:922    
    (b) 1000:932
    (c) 1000:933    
    (d) 1000:940

    72.    On the basis of provisional figures or Census 2011, arrange the following four States in descending order of their child ratio:
    1. Mizoram    
    2. Meghalaya
    2. Haryana    
    4. Punjab

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :
    (a) 1, 2, 4, 3    
    (b) 2, 1, 3, 4
    (c) 1, 3, 2, 4    
    (d) 2, 1, 4, 3

    73.    According to the provisional figures of 2011 Census, the lowest sex ratio in India is in
    (a)    Chandigarh
    (b)    Daman and Diu
    (c)    Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    (d)    Delhi

    74.    In India the highest production of mill-made cotton cloth comes from
    (a) Gujarat    
    (b) Maharashtra
    (c) Punjab    
    (d) Tamil Nadu

    75.    As per the provisional figures of Census 2011 female literacy in the country is about
    (a) 63.5%    
    (b) 64.5%
    (c) 65.5%    
    (d) 66.5%

    76.    World Environment Day is observed in :
    (a) November 19    
    (b) November 14
    (c) October 2    
    (d) June 5

    77.    As a part of wild-life conservation efforts in Nepal and India, a new association by the name 'SAVE' was launched recently. The objective of SAVE is to conserve
    (a) Vultures    
    (b) Tigers
    (c) parrots    
    (d) Elephants

    78.    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is located at
    (a) Bangalore    
    (b) Hyderabad
    (c) Nagpur    
    (d) New Delhi

    79.    The main causes for the forest loss is
    (a)    Road development
    (b)    River valley projects
    (c)    Industrial development
    (d)    Agricultural development

    80.    The combustion of coal, petrol and diesel etc is the basic source of
    (a) Water pollution    
    (b) Land pollution
    (c) Air pollution    
    (d) Noise pollution

    81.    Which of the following water management strategy is cost-effective in India ?
    (a)    Improvement of the flush system
    (b)    Treatment and use of waste water
    (c)    Rain water harvesting
    (d)    Recycling and re-use of water

    82.    Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Assertion (A)    : 
       All rivers originating from the Himalayas are perennial.
    Reason (R)    :    Himalayas receive much of their precipitation from South-Western monsoon.

    Codes:
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are correct, 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.

    83.    Which of the following is not a water pollutant ?
    (a) Zinc    
    (b) Copper
    (c) Nickel    
    (d) Sulphur Dioxide

    84.    The concept of Green house Gases was postulated by
    (a) C.C.Park    
    (b) J.N.N. Jaffers
    (c) Joseph Fourier    
    (d) L. Zobler

    85.    A Biotechnology Park has been set up at
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Luknow    
    (d) Varanasi

    86.    Which of the following trees is not eco-friendly?
    (a) Babul    
    (b) Euclyptus
    (c) Neem    
    (d) Pipal

    87.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
            List-I               List-II

         (Pass)             (State)
    A.    Banihal    1. Himachal Pradesh
    B.    Nathula    2. Jammu and Kashmir
    C.    Niti          3. Sikkim
    D.    Shipki      4. Uttarkhand

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

    88.    The largest Tiger Habitat in India is in
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Karnataka
    (c) Madhya Pradesh    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    89.    Which one of the following naturally occurring green house gases causes the highest percentage of Green house effect ?
    (a) Carbon dioxide    
    (b) Methane
    (c) Ozone    
    (d) Water vapour

    90.    The water pollution in a river is determined by measuring the dissolved amount of
    (a) Chlorine    
    (b)  Nitrogen
    (c) Ozone    
    (d) Oxygen

    91.    Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Assertion (A)    :
    There is marked expansion in urban areas of towans and cities following rapid growth in their population.
    Reason (R)    :    In rural areas agricultural areas agricultural land is shrinking due to development of infrastructure facilities.

    Codes:
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are correct, 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.

    92.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
                  List-I                  List-II

       (Copper ore areas)    (State)
    A.    Chanderpur    1. Maharahstra
    B.    Hassan          2. Andhra Pradesh
    C.    Khamman      3. Rajasthan
    D.    Khetri            4. Karnataka

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

    93.    The savannah is most widespread in
    (a) Africa    
    (b) Asia
    (c) North America    
    (d) South America

    94.    The Yellow Stone National Park is located in
    (a) Brazil    
    (b) Canada
    (c) South Africa    
    (d) U.S.A.

    95.    The most populous country of Africa is
    (a) Egypt    
    (b) Ethiopia
    (c) Nigeria    
    (d) South Africa

    96.    Which one of the following countries exports highest percentage of its sugar production
    (a) India    
    (b) Mauritius
    (c) Mexico    
    (d) China

    97.    Which country is the largest producer and consumer of gasohol ?
    (a) Brazil    
    (b) Cuba
    (c) India    
    (d) U.S.A.

    98.    The Headquarters of the European Union is located at
    (a) Brussels    
    (b) Helsinki
    (c) Paris    
    (d) Rome

    99.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
              List-I               List-II

        (Country)          (Capital)
    A.    Azerbaijan    1. Banjul
    B.    Gambia        2. Riga
    C.    Kazakhstan  3. Baku
    D.    Latvia          4. Astana

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

    100.    The deepest lake of the world is

    (a) Baikal    
    (b) Crater Lake
    (c) Nyasa    
    (d) Tanganyika

    101.    The largest producer of silver in the world is
    (a) Chile    
    (b) China
    (c) Mexico    
    (d) Peru

    102.    Which of the following are active Volcanoes ?
    1. Aconcagua    
    2. Etna
    3. Kilimanjaro    
    4. Vesuvius

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
    (a) 1 and 2    
    (b) 1 and 3
    (c) 2 and 3    
    (d) 2 and 4

    103.    Among the following cities which one lies in the farthest North ?
    (a) Beijing    
    (b) New Delhi
    (c) New York    
    (d) Rome

    104.    When was the Community Development Program started in India ?
    (a)    2nd October, 1950 A.D.
    (b)    2nd October. 1951 A.D.
    (c)    2nd October, 1952 A.D.
    (d)    2nd October, 1953 A.D.

    105.    Which one of the following sources of renewable energy has greatest potential in India ?
    (a)    Solar power
    (b)    Biomass power
    (c)    Small hydel power
    (d)    Energy recovery from waste

    106.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
                 List-I                               List-II

              (Shipyards)                (States)
    A.    Garden Reach           1. Andhra Pradesh
    B.    Hindustan Shipyard    2. Maharashtra
    C.    Mazgaon Docks         3. Kerala
    D.    Cochin Shipyard        4. West Bengal

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

    107.    Nagarjuna Sagar lies on the
    (a) Godavari river    
    (b) Krishna river
    (c) Penganga river    
    (d) Tungabhadra river

    108.    The surplus producer of rice in India is
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Bihar
    (c) Punjab    
    (d) Tamil Nadu

    109.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
                 Crop                  Largest producer
    (a)    Potato       -    Uttar Pradesh
    (b)    Coconut     -    Kerala
    (c)    Banana      -    Maharashtra
    (d)    Tobacco     -    Andhra Pradesh

    110.    Kori Creek lies in
    (a) GuIf of Kachch    
    (b) Gulf of Khambhat
    (c) Little Rann of Kachch    
    (d) Rann of Kachch

    111.    The source of Kaveri River lies in
    (a) Sahyadri    
    (b) Brahmagiri Hills
    (c) Gavaligarh Hills    
    (d) Amarkantak

    112.    Which of the following States has the minimum percentage of population below poverty line ?
    (a) Punjab    
    (b) Haryana
    (c) Himachal Pradesh    
    (d) Delhi

    113.    Which of the following are not associated with the Chambal Valley Project ?
    1.    Gandhi Sagar
    2.    Jawahar Sagar
    3.    Govind Sagar
    4.    Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes:

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

    114.    Which one of the following pairs Is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Garhjat Hills        Orissa
    (b)    Mandav Hills       Maharashtra
    (c)    Nallamalai Hills    Andhra Pradesh
    (d)    Shevaroy Hills     Tamil Nadu

    115.    Sivasamudram hydroelectricity project is located in
    (a) Tamil Nadu    
    (b) Kerala
    (c) Andhra Pradesh    
    (d) Karnataka

    116.    Which State has the largest reserves of Lignite Coal?
    (a) Gujarat    
    (b) Kerala
    (c) Rajasthan    
    (d) Tamil Nadu

    117.    Which one of the following is a temperate desert ?
    (a) Arabian Desert    
    (b) Atacama Desert
    (c) Kalahari Desert    
    (d) Patagonian Desert

    118.    Tawakkul Karman, Joint winner of 2011 Nobel Peace prize, is a citizen of
    (a) Egypt    
    (b) Morocco
    (c) Qatar    
    (d) Yemen

    119.    The 5th India-Brazil-South Africa Summit was held in October 2011 in
    (a) Cape Town    
    (b) Durban
    (c) Johannesburg    
    (d) Pretoria

    120.    The 4th Conference of the power ministers of SAARC countries was held in September 2011 in
    (a) Colombo    
    (b) Dhaka
    (c) Kathmandu    
    (d) New Delhi

    121.    In September 2011 Helle Thorning Schmidt has been elected as the Prime Minister of
    (a) Denmark    
    (b) Finland
    (c) Norway    
    (d) Sweden

    122.    According to the data released by the Government of India in March 2011 which State/Union Territory recorded highest per capita Income during 2009-2010 ?
    (a) Chandigarh    
    (b) Delhi
    (c) Goa    
    (d) Maharashtra

    123.    Entrepreneurial Development Institute of India is located in
    (a) Ahmadabad    
    (b) Chennai
    (c) Mumbai    
    (d) New Delhi

    124.    India is constructing its 25th Nuclear power plant at
    (a)    Bargi (Madhya Pradesh)
    (b)    Fatehabad (Haryana)
    (c)    Kakrapar (Rajasthan)
    (d)    Rawat Bhata (Rajasthan)

    125.    The Planning Commission's expert panel has recently recommended surcharge on taxable income for the purpose of
    (a)    development of roads
    (b)    expansion of education
    (c)    providing free health care
    (d)    providing relief to educated unemployed

    126.    Who has been made the President of National Women Commission in August 2011 ?
    (a) Girja Vyas    
    (b) Mamta Sharma
    (c) Mohsina Kidwai    
    (d) YasminAbrar

    127.    The ambitious scheme launched in June 2011 by Government of India to provide free health care facilities to pregnant women and infants has been named as
    (a)    Indira Gandhi Matritiva Sahyog Yojna
    (b)    Janani SurakshaYojana
    (c)    Jannai Shishu, Suraksha Karyakram
    (d)    Integrated Child Development Scheme

    128.    Which one of the following schemes has been reconstructed as National Rural Livelihood Mission, launched in June 2011 by Government of India?
    (a)    Grameen Rozgar Yojana
    (b)    Prime Minister's Yojana
    (c)    Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana
    (d)    Training of Rural Youth for Self Employment (TRYSEM)

    129.    In which State, India's largest Naptha Gracker Plant was inaugurated by Union Petroleum Minister in February 2011 ?
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Karnataka
    (c) Haryana    
    (d) Orissa

    130.    What is SLINEX II ?
    (a)    an atomic submarine
    (b)    joint naval exercise conducted by India and Sri Lanka.
    (c)    a battleship indigenously built in India
    (d)    a most modern army tank

    131.    Jnanpith Award for the year 2010 was given to
    (a)    Amarkant
    (b)    Chandrashekhar Kambar
    (c)    Mannu Bhandari
    (d)    Shrilal Shukla

    132.    In September 2011 the National conference of the Presiding Officers of the Legislative Bodies of the States was held at
    (a) Jaipur    
    (b) Jodhpur
    (c) Sawai Madhopur    
    (d) Udaipur

    133.    Which one of the following countries is the biggest troop contributor to the US Peace Keeping Missions?
    (a) India    
    (b) China
    (c) Pakistan    
    (d) Bangladesh

    134.    In which Slate of India the longest Railway Bridge was completed in February 2011?
    (a) Bihar    
    (b) West Bengal
    (c) Kerala    
    (d) Tamil Nadu

    135.    Which one of the following statements is not correct about 'Shorya'?
    (a)    It is a hypersonic missile
    (b)    It is a surface to surface missile
    (c)    It has a striking range of 900 km
    (d)    It was successfully test fired on 24 September 2011

    136.    According to the data released by the Planning Commission in April 2011, poverty in India in 2009-10 has declined to.
    (a) 30%    
    (b) 31%
    (c) 32%    
    (d) 33%

    137.    Who was crowned Miss Universe 2011 in September 2011 in Sao Paolo (Brazil) ?
    (a) Leila Lopes    
    (b) Olesia Stefanko
    (c) Priscila Machado    
    (d) Shamcey Supsup

    138.    The winner of Man Booker Prize for the year 2011 is
    (a) Julian Barnes    
    (b) Howard Jacobson
    (c) Peter Carey    
    (d) Tom MatCarthy

    139.    The winner of Asian Champions Trophy held in China in September 2011, was
    (a) India    
    (b) Japan
    (c) Pakistan    
    (d) South Korea

    140.    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2011 has been given to
    (a) Gangan Narang    
    (b) Saina Nehwal
    (c) Sushil Kumar    
    (d) Vijender Singh

    141.    The winner of US Open Tennis Tournament, 2011 (Women's Singles) was
    (a) Angelique Kerber    
    (b) Caroline Wozniacki
    (c) Samantha Stosur    
    (d) Serena Williams

    142.    Which one of the following States recently announced 2 years child care leave for the women employees ?
    (a) Bihar    
    (b) Uttar Pradesh
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) Madhya Pradesh

    143.    What was the priority of the First Five Year Plan ?
    (a)    Industrialization
    (b)    Urbanization
    (c)    Development of Agriculture
    (d)    Spread of Education

    144.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
                        List-I                  List-II
    A.    Green Revolution     1. Oilseeds
    B.    White Revolution     2. Food grains
    C.    Yellow Revolution    3. Fish and Aquaculture
    D.    Blue Revolution       4. Milk and milk products Code:

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

    145.    Oil content in Syoyabean grain is
    (a) 10-12%    
    (b) 18-20%
    (c) 28-30%    
    (d) 38-40%

    146.    Which of the following crops occupies highest area in India ?
    (a) Wheat    
    (b) Sugarcane
    (c) Maize    
    (d) Rice

    147.    'Amon' rice is grown during
    (a)    April - May
    (b)    June - July
    (c)    November - December
    (d)    May - June

    148.    The Indian economy can be described as
    (a)    a backward and stagnant economy
    (b)    a developing economy
    (c)    an underdeveloped economy
    (d)    a developed economy

    149.    The period of Eleventh Five Year Plans is
    (a) 2006-11    
    (b) 2007-12
    (c) 2008-13    
    (d) 2009-14

    150.    Bank rate means the rate of interest
    (a)    paid by banks to depositors
    (b)    charged by banks from borrowers
    (c)    charged on inter-bank loans
    (d)    charged by Reserve Bank of India on loans given to commercial banks

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