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UPPSC UPPCS Main Exam 2009 General Studies I Question Paper

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UPPCS Question PaperUPPCS, the Combined Upper Subordinate Exam of UPPSC is one of the coveted Exams of the state Uttar Pradesh. To know the importance of Previous Year Question Papers of UPPCS Mains Exam is a necessary thing for the UPPCS aspirants of any Exam because the Previous Year Question Papers gives an insight of the Pattern of asking questions. Likewise we use to provide Previous Year Question Papers of UPSC IAS and other State PCS Exams. If the aspirants have concrete idea of the pattern of asking Questions then they can prepare the respective papers according to that pattern and hence they have greater chance of getting maximum marks. For the convenience of UPPCS aspirants, here we are providing the Previous Year Question Paper of General Studies I of UPPCS Mains Examinations 2009.

U.P.P.C.S. (Main) Examination - 2009
GENERAL STUDIES (FIRST PAPER)

[Time 2 hours]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  [M.M. 150]

1.    AGMARK Act came into force in India in
(a) 1937    
(b) 1952
(c) 1957    
(d) 1965

2.    Clonal selection can be used in
(a) Groundnut    
(b) Mustard
(c) Wheat    
(d) Potato

3.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
           List-I                                                 List-II
A.    F.A.O. Headquarters                    1. Shimla
B.    Central Agmark Lab                    2. Cuttack
C.    Central Rice Research Institute    3. Rome
D.    Central Potato Research Institute 4. Nagpur

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

UPPCS Mains Exam 2010 General Studies I Question Paper

4.    In which of the following crops, Uttar Pradesh is the leading producer in the country
1. Potato    
2. Rice
3. Sugarcane    
4. Tobacco

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 3

5.    Bhatkhande Sangeet Sansthan, Lucknow became a Deemed University in
(a) 1998    
(b) 2001
(c) 2003    
(d) 2004

6.    Dry Ice is
(a) Liquid Nitrogen    
(b) Water Ice
(c) Solid Carbon dioxide    
(d) Frozen Ethanol

7.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Amir Khusrau             -    Etah
(b)    Mirza Ghalib               -     Agra
(c)    Josh                          -    Malihabad
(d)    Ram Prasad Bismil      -    Allahabad

8.    The Growth Centre Project was introduced in Uttar Pradesh in
(a) October. 2001    
(b) September, 2005
(c) December, 2005    
(d) February. 2006

9.    Rani Laxmi Bai Dam is located on the
(a) Betwa    
(b) Ken
(c) Riband    
(d) Tons

10.    Kartik is a folk dance of
(a) Bundelkhand    
(b) Avadh
(c) Purvanchal    
(d) Rohilkhand

11.    Which trade zone of Uttar Pradesh tops in the collection of trade tax ?
(a) Ghaziabad    
(b) Kanpur
(c) Lucknow    
(d) Noida

12.    Assertion (A)    :    Uttar Pradesh shares 9.4% of country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Reason (R)    :    Uttar Pradesh shares 66% of the total exports of the country.

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

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

13.    Which one of the following deals with the marketing of milk ?
(a) CACP    
(b) GCMMF
(c) NAFED    
(d) TRIFED

14.    In Uttar Pradesh, the famous place of pilgrimage of both Jain and Baudh is at
(a) Dcvipatan    
(b) Kaushambi
(c) Kushinagar    
(d) Sarnath

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

(Industrial Establishments)                               (City)
A.    Indian Telephone Industries                      1. Kanpur
B.    Transformer Factory                                  2. Rae Bareli
C.    Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation    3. Jhansi
D.    Fertilizer Factory                                       4. Phoolpur

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

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

          (Fair)                       (District)
A.    Govind Saheb              1. Bahraich
B.    Kailash Mela                2. Saharanpur
C.    Syed Salar                  3. Azamgarh
D.    Shakumbhari Devi       4. Agra

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

17.    Arrange the following districts of Uttar Pradesh in descending order of population (2001) and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
1. Allahabad    
2. Gorakhpur
3. Lucknow    
4. Mathura

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

18.    Who among the following did not contribute to the cultural activities of Lucknow ?
(a) Binda Deen    
(b) Ustad Dulhe Khan
(c) Menhdi    
(d) Ilias Khan

19.    Under the international agreement on agriculture the Green Box includes economic assistance for
1.    Agricultural Research
2.    Fertilizer
3.    Irrigation
4.    Plant Protection

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

20.    Assertion (A) : Aluminum is the green metal.
Reason (R) : It provides replacement of wood for saving forest.

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

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

21.    A "Letter of Credit" is produced by
(a)    an exporter
(b)    an importer
(c)    both by exporter and importer
(d)    shipping company

22.    The theory of trusteeship of the business assets was pronounced by
(a) Henry Fayol    
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Jawahar Lai Nehru    
(d) Karl Marx

23.    Treasury bills are sold in India by
(a)    Reserve Bank of India
(b)    State Governments
(c)    Commercial Banks
(d)    SEBI

24.    In U.P. Value Added Tax (VAT) was levied with effect from
(a) 1st April, 2007    
(b) 1st January. 2008
(c) 1st January, 2009    
(d) 1st April, 2008

25.    Which of the following organisations is involved in providing the insurance against various risks to the exporters ?
(a)    Reserve Bank of India
(b)    State Trading Corporation of India
(c)    EXIM Bank
(d)    Export Credit and Guarantee Corporation

26.    "Principle of Indemnity" does not apply to
(a) Life Insurance    
(b) Marine Insurance
(c) Fire Insurance    
(d) All the above

27.    "Everything else can wait, but not agriculture." The above statement is attributed to
(a) Jagjivan Ram    
(b) Jawahar Lai Nehru
(c) Mahatma Gandhi    
(d) Sardar Patel

28.    Consider the following statements :
1.    The third rail coach factory is being established at Amethi in U.P.
2.    Firozabad in U.P. is famous for pottery industry.
3.    U.P. DESCO is a corporation under the Electronics Department.
4.    The first polyester fibre factory in U.P. has been set up at Barabanki.

Of these statements:
(a)    Only 1 and 2 are correct.
(b)    Only 2 and 3 are correct.
(c)    Only 3 and 4 are correct.
(d)    None of the above is correct.

29.    Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest industrial growth rate during
(a) 5th Five Year Plan    
(b) 6th Five Year Plan
(c) 10th Five Year Plan    
(d) 11th Five Year Plan

30.    'Inside trading' is related to
(a) Public Expenditure    
(b) Taxation
(c) Share Market    
(d) Hawala

31.    In Uttar Pradesh, the festival "Sulah Kul" a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity is organised in
(a) Meerut    
(b) Aligarh
(c) Lucknow    
(d) Agra

32.    The Operation Green Project was launched in U.P. in
(a) 1952    
(b) 1995
(c) 2001    
(d) 2005

33.    The North-South and East-West corridors meet at
(a) Jhansi    
(b) Kanpur
(c) Lucknow    
(d) Varanasi

34.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched in the context of U.P. ?
(a)    Food Research and Analysis Centre                    -    Lucknow
(b)    Food Park                                                        -    Noida
(c)    Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Agricultural University    -    Meerut
(d)    Indian Pulses Research Institute                        -    Agra

35.    The famous painting Satyam Shivam Sundaram was prepared by
(a) Mahendra Nath Singh    
(b) Nandkishore Sharma
(c) Shivnandan Nautiyal    
(d) Vishwanath Mehta

36.    The Centre for CAD - "Computer Aided Designing" Project in Uttar Pradesh is located at
(a) Agra    
(b) Allahabad
(c) Kanpur    
(d) Lucknow

37.    Consider the following statements :
1.    India's first EPZ was set up in 1965.
2.    Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy in India was formulated in 2000.
3.    Vadodara is famous for Patola Silk.
4.    Panna in Madhya Pradesh is famous gold mines.

Of these statements :
(a)    Only 1, 2 and 3 are correct.
(b)    Only 2, 3 and 4 are correct.
(c)    Only 3 and 4 are correct.
(d)    All are correct.

38.    The urban population of the world outexcelled its rural population in
(a) 2001    
(b) 2004
(c) 2009    
(d) 2010

39.    Navdatoli is situated in the State of
(a) Gujarat    
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Chhattisgarh    
(d) Madhya Pradesh

40.    Which of the following classical works of literature were written during the Gupta Era ?
1. Amarkosh    
2. Kamsutra
3. Meghduta    
4. Mudrarakshas

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

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

41.    In ancient India the irrigation tax was called
(a) Bidakabhagam    
(b) Hiranya
(c) Udranga    
(d) Uparnika

42.    The famous rock-cut temples of Elephanta are ascribed to the
(a) Chalukyas    
(b) Cholas
(c) Pallavas    
(d) Rashtrakutas

43.    Who represented the Indian National Congress in the Partition Council headed by Lord Mountbatten?
1.    Abul Kalam Azad
2.    Jawahar Lal Nehru
3.    Sardar Patel
4.    Rajendar Patel

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

44.    Which Sultan of Delhi is said to have followed the policy of "blood and iron" ?
(a)    lliuimish
(b)    Balban
(c)    Jalaluddin Firoz Khalji
(d)    Firoz Shah Tughlaq

45.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
           List-I                 List-11

A. Tarikh-i-Hind      1. Ibn Batuta
B. Tarikh-i-Dilli       2. Minhaj
C. Rehla                3. Alberuni
D. Tabqat-i-Nasiii    4. Khusrau

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

46.    Which medieval ruler introduced the system of "patta" and "qabuliyat" to help the peasants ?
(a) Alauddin Khalji    
(b) Giyasuddin Tughlaq
(c) Fire. Shah Tughlaq    
(d) Sher Shah

47.    Saint Ramdas is associated with the period of rule of
(a) Akbar    
(b) Jehangir
(c) Shah Jahan    
(d) Aurangzeb

48.    Which is the correct chronological order of the following ?
I.    Cripps Mission
II.    Gandhi-Irwin Pact
III.    Simon Commission
IV.    Partition of the country

(a) I, II, III, IV    
(c) II, I. IV. III
(c) II, I. III. IV    
(d) III. II. I. IV

49.    Ash mound is associated with the Neolithic site at
(a) Budihal    
(b) Sangan Kaliu
(c) Koidihvva    
(d) Brahmgiri

UPPCS Main Exam 2011 General Studies I Question Paper

50.    Who had the longest tenure as the Viceroy of India ?
(a) Lord Curzon    
(b) Lord Dufferin
(c) Lord Hardinge    
(d) Lord Mayo

51.    Tin famous book " 1'he Alphabet" was written by
(a) Buhler    
(b) David Diringer
(c) G.S Ojlia    
(d) Sir William .Ions

52.    Which of the following inscriptions tells about the Aryan's movement from Iran to India ?
(a) Man Sehra    
(b) Slialibajgarhi
(c) Boghajkoi    
(d) Junagarh

53.    Satya Shodhak Movement was launched by
(a)    Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj
(b)    B.R. Ambedkar
(c)    Jyotirao Phule
(d)    T.N. Nair

54.    Under whose Governor-Generalship was the Vernacular Act repealed ?
(a) Lord Ripon    
(b) Lord Lytion
(c) Lord Curzon    
(d) Lord Dufferin

55.    Which of the following sources gives a detailed account of city administration of the Mauryas ?
(a)    Kautilya's Arthashastra
(b)    Megasthanese's lndica
(c)    Mudrarakshasa of Vishakha Datta
(d)    Inscription of Ashoka

56.    Which one of the following is not true about the Mughal Mansabdari Systeirm ?
(a)    There were 33 divisions.
(b)    They got conditional or Mashrut rank.
(c)    Their 'Sawar' rank could exceed the 'Zat' rank.
(d)    All civil and military officers were gives mansabs.

57.    With which Army General (Commander) did Shivaji sign the "Treaty of Purandhara" (1665 AD) ?
(a) Jai Singh    
(b) Jaswant Singh
(c) Shaiyasta Khan    
(d) Afzal Khan

58.    "The British Government is not responsible for the partition of India." The above statement is attributed to
(a) Abul Kalam Azad    
(b) Lord Attlee
(c) Lord Mountbatten    
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

59.    Who among the following emperors may be called "an enlightened despot"?
(a) Babar    
(b) Humayun
(c) Akbar    
(d) Aurangzeb

60.    Which of the following Kings is credited to have issued gold coins for the first time ?
(a) Kujula Kadphisa    
(b) Wim Kadphisa
(c) Kanishka    
(d) Huviska

61.    Who among the following has been called as a "Heaven Born General"?
(a) Albuquerque    
(b) Robert Clive
(c) Francis Dupleix    
(d) Lord Cornwallis

62.    Tipu Sultan defeated the British army in 1780 at
(a) Hyderabad    
(b) Pollilur
(c) Srirangapatnam    
(d) Nizamabad

63.    During which one of the following battles, did Babar declare 'Jehad' ?
(a) Battle of Panipat    
(b) Battle of Khanwa
(c) Batlie of Cbanden    
(d) None of the above

64.    Mahatma Gandhi launched the first Satyagraha campaign in
(a) Bardo'i    
(b) Baroda
(c) Champaran    
(d) Dandi

65.    Yugantar Party was led by
(a)    Jatindranath Mukherjee
(b)    Sachindranath Sanyal
(c)    Rashbehari Bose
(d)    Subh.ish Chandra Bose

66.    The Mughal style of painting was initiated by
(a) Akoar    
(b) Humayun
(c) Jehangir    
(d) Shah Jahan

67.    Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Unhappy India                                -    Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b)    Durgesh Nandini                              -    Bankim Chandra Chatterji
(c)    India Wins Freedom                         -    Abul Kalam Azad
(d)    Poverty and Un British rule in India    -    Dadabhai Naoroji

68    Read the following events connected with the Indian National Movement:
1.    Karachi Session of Indian National Congress -1931
2.    Excatction of Rajguru
3.    Gandhi Irwin Pact

Find the correct chronological order of the events from the codes given below :
Codes :

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

69.    The statement, "We shall either free India or die in the attempt" is .associated with
(a)    Non-cooperation Movement
(b)    Civil Disobedience Movement
(c)    Individual Satyagraha
(d)    Quit India Movement

70.    Queen Victoria's Proclamation was read out by Lord Canning on Is' November, 1858 at
(a) Allahabad    
(b) Calcutta
(c) Bombay    
(d) Madras

71.    The book "Mountbatten and the Partition of India" was written by
(a)    Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
(b)    M.N. Das
(c)    Louis Fischer
(d)    None of the above

72.    Which Sultan of Delhi brought Ashoka's Pillar to Delhi?
(a)    Firozshah Tughlaq
(b)    Jalaluddin Khilji
(c)    Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq
(d)    Qutub-ud-din Aibak

73.    Name the tribe which does not belong to the Panchajana of Rig Vedic Aryans ?
(a) Yadu    
(b) Puni
(c) Turvasa    
(d) Kikat

74.    The First Society founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy was
(a) Brahma Samaj    
(b) Atmiya Sabha
(c) Brahma Sabha    
(d) Tatvabodhini Sabha

75.    The Sarnath Buddha image of Bhumisparshudra belongs to
(a) Mauryan period    
(b) Sunga Period
(c) Kushana Period    
(d) Gupta period

76.    Who among the following medieval scholars/ writers belonged to the Jain religion ?
(a) Maladhar Vasu    
(b) Hemchandra Suri
(c) Parthasarthi    
(d) Saayan

77.    In which of the Vedas, Sabha and Samiti are called as two daughters of Prajapati ?
(a) Rigveda    
(b) Samveda
(c) Yajurveda    
(d) Atharvaveda

78.    The Poorna Swaraj Resolution adopted at the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress was moved by
(a) B.G. Tilak    
(b) J.L. Nehru
(c) M.K.Gandhi    
(d) Sardar Patel

79.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(a) Babar         -    Tuzuk-i-Babari
(b) Humayun    -    Humayun Namah
(c) SherShah     -    Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi
(d) Akbar          -    Tabka-irAkbari

80.    Which country has the largest percentage "of its total area under forests ?
(a) Japan    
(b) Indonesia
(c) Surinam    
(d) Guyana

81.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(a) Great Himalayan               -    Manali National Park
(b) Rajaji National Park           -    Dehradun
(c) Keoladeo National Park      -    Bharatpur
(d) Van Vihar National Park     -    Jabalpur

82.    The most polluted city of India is
(a) Ankleshwar    
(b) Lucknow
(c) Ludhiana    
(d) Raipur

83.    The garden of five seasons is located near
(a) Dal Lake    
(b) Mehrauli
(c) Silent Valley    
(d) Ooty

84.    Which one of the following does not find a place in UNESCO network of biosphere reserve ?
(a) Sunderban    
(b) Gull" of Manner
(c) Rann of Kutch    
(d) Nilgiri

85.    The growth rate of population in U.P. out-excelled the national growth rate during
(a) 1941-51    
(b) 1951-61
(c) 1961-71    
(d) 1971-81

86.    Which one of the following points does not Figure in the 10-year Action Plan formulated under the National Population Policy ?
(a) Greater involvement of members of self help groups.
(b) Free and compulsory elementary education
(c) Compulsory registration of marriages and pregnancy.
(d) Special reward for men who adopt terminal family planning methods

87.    Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their population density (2001). Use the codes given below to select the correct answer :
1. Bihar    
2. Kerala
3. Uttar Pradesh    
4. West Bengal

Codes :
(a) 1,3,2,4    
(b) 4, 1.3,2
(c) 4, 1,2,3    
(d) 2.4, 1,3

88.    Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest growth rate of urban population during
(a) 1961-71    
(b) 1971-81
(c) 1981-91    
(d) 1991-2001

89.    The population of Uttar Pradesh out excels that of
1. Brazil    
2. Indonesia
3. Japan    
4. Russia

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

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

90.    Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their slum population. Use the codes given below to select the correct answer :
1. Andhra Pradesh    
2. Maharashtra
3. Uttar Pradesh    
4. West Bengal

Codes :
(a) 2, 1, 3, 4    
(b) 2.3,4, 1
(c) 3, 2, 1,4    
(d) 4.2.3, 1

91.    In India, the largest percentage of decadal growth of urbanization has been witnessed during
(a) 1961-71    
(b) 1971-81
(c) 1981-91    
(d) 1991-2001

92.    Urban corridors are concerned with
(a)    expanding urban functions
(b)    urban transport hazards
(c)    rural-urban Fringe
(d)    counter-urbanisation

93.    The two leading producers of coffee in the world are
(a) Brazil and Columbia    
(b) Brazil and Vietnam
(c) Mexico and India    
(d) Ethiopia and Mexico

94.    Three leading producers of coal in descending order are
(a)    Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa

(b)    Jharkhand. Chhattisgarh and Orissa
(c)    Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand
(d)    Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh

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

A.    Windhoek    1. Kenya
B.    Accra          2. Namibia
C.    Nairobi        3. Ganga
D.    Lusaka        4. Zambia

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

96.    Africa's highest mountain peak Mt. Kilimanjaro lies
(a) Kenya    
(b) Malawi
(c) Tanzania    
(d) Zambia

97.    The Horn of Africa does not include
(a) Ethiopia    
(b) Eritrea
(c) Somalia    
(d) Sudan

98.    The Death Valley of the U.S.A. lies in the state of
(a) Alaska    
(b) California
(c) Maine    
(d) Atlanta

99.    The largest reserves of uranium are found in
(a) Australia    
(b) Canada
(c) Kazakhstan    
(d) South Africa

100.    The Inuit people are not found in
(a) Alaska    
(b) Greenland
(c) Canada    
(d) Sweden

101.    Hagari is a tributary of.
(a) Bhima    
(b) Godavari
(c) Krishna    
(d) Tungbhadra

102.    The leading producer of tin in India is
(a) Andhra Pradesh    
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Jharkhand    
(d) Orissa

103.    The production of wheat in India during 2006-07 and 2009-10 has
(a)    maintained an upward trend
(b)    experienced as shortfall
(c)    experienced fluctuations
(d)    remained stagnant

104.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Amguri      -    Petroleum
(b)    Lanjgarh    -    Bauxite
(c)    Kamptee    -    Copper
(d)    Bellary       -    Iron ore

105.    The leading producer of Titanium in the world is
(a) India    
(b) Japan    
(c) Russia    
(d) U.S.A.

106.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
        Power Projects        States

(a)    Jawahar Sagar      -    Rajasthan
(b)    Nagarjun Sagar     -    Andhra Pradesh
(c)    Sivasamudram      -    Kerala
(d)    Gandhi Sagar        -    Madhya Pradesh

107.    Assertion (A) : There is a shortage of pulses but not of protein in India.
Reason (R) : The demand for pulses reamins a priority.

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

(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.

108.    Which one of the following is the longest inland waterways of the country ?
(a)    Kakinada    -    Marakkam
(b)    Kollam        -    Kottapuram
(c)    Sadia          -    Dhubri
(d)    Allahabad    -    Haldia

109.    Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their rice production and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
1. Andhra Pradesh    
2. Punjab
3. Uttar Pradesh    
4. West Bengal

Codes:
(a) 2, 1, 4, 3    
(b) 3, 4, 1, 2
(c) 4, 1, .3, 2    
(d) 4, 3, 2, 1

110.    Andhra Pradesh was created as a linguistic State in
(a) 1950    
(b) 1953
(c) 1956    
(d) 1961

111.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Amlai              -    Chhattisgarh
(b)    Ballarpur         -    Maharashtra
(c)    Brajrajnagar    -    Orissa
(d)    Rajahmundry   -    Andhra Pradesh

112.    The two largest consumers of chemical fertilizers in India are
(a)    Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
(b)    Punjab and Haryana
(c)    Punjab and Uttar Pradesh
(d)    Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh

113.    United Nations Organization has designated 2010 as "International Year for the Youth". From which date does the international year for the youth begin ?
(a) January 1,2010    
(b) August 1,2010
(c) August 12, 2010    
(d) January 12, 2010

114.    To safeguard against cyber attacks and threats of data theft the "Centre for Development of Advanced Computing" has developed a new software called
(a) AVARODH    
(b) NAYAN
(c) TR1KAL    
(d) None of these

115.    The Oscar Award 2010 for the best film was given to
(a) Crazy Heart    
(b) The Blind Side
(c) The Cove    
(d) The Hurt Locker

116.    Which one of NTPC plants is not gasbased ?
(a) Auraiya    
(b) Aonla
(c) Dadri    
(d) Tanda

117.    According to a survey conducted by the 'National Council for Applied Economic Research' (data released recently), which State in India has the highest percentage of population below the poverty line?
(a) Jharkhand    
(b) Bihar
(c) Chhattisgarh    
(d) Madhya Pradesh

118.    India concluded its 'Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement' with U.K. in
(a) February, 2010    
(b) January, 2010
(c) March, 2010    
(d) April, 2010

119.    Who has been chosen to head the Coalition Government in U.K. as a result of Parliamentary elections of May 6,2010 ?
(a) Nick Clegg    
(b) Tony Blair
(c) David Cameron    
(d) Margaret Thatcher

120.    The countries between which the "Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)" was signed in April, 2010 are
(a)    U.S.A. and Russia
(b)    Russia and China
(c)    U.S.A. and China
(d)    U.S.A. and North Korea

121.    The air crash which occurred in April 2010 and resulted in the death of the President of Poland, took place in
(a) Poland    
(b) Russia
(c) Germany    
(d) Italy

122.    Russia has agreed recently to construct how many units of nuclear reactors at Kundankulam in Tamil Nadu?
(a) 2    
(b) 4
(c) 5    
(d) 6

123.    The President of which Central Asian country fled from his country in April 2010 and submitted his resignation ?
(a) Kazakhstan    
(b) Kyrgyzstan
(c) Turkmenistan    
(d) Uzbekistan

124.    The official code name of the Pokharn nuclear test -1974, was
(a) Smiling Buddha    
(b) Thunder Bolt
(c) Flying Garud    
(d) Agni Pareeksha

125.    Garima II is the name of a
(a) cloned buffalo    
(b) cloned cow
(c) cloned sheep    
(d) BT tomato

126.    Who, of the following, has been appointed as Chairman of Mumbai Stock Exchange in March 2010?
(a)    Prof. Rakesh Mohan
(b)    Prof. Bhagwati
(c)    S. Rama Dorai
(d)    Prof. Manoranjan Mishra

127.    The International Youth Festival held in August 2010, was in
(a) Mexico city    
(b) Moscow
(c) Beijing    
(d) Tokyo

128.    Which one of the following statements about Brahmos is not correct ?
(a)    It is a supersonic cruise missile.
(b)    It has been built in India in collaboration with Russia.
(c)    It was successfully test fired in Bay of Bengal on 22 March 2010.
(d)    Its flight range is 400 km.

129.    Who is not a recipient of International Gandhi Peace Prize ?
(a) DasmondTutu    
(b) Nelson Mandela
(c) Aung Suu Kyi    
(d) Shabana Azmi

130.    The Fourth Ministerial Meet of the WTO was held at
(a) Singapore    
(b) Geneva
(c) Seattle    
(d) Doha

131.    Who among the following is not included in the list of artists in whose memory, the Indian post and Telegraph Department has declared on February 24,2010 to issue postal stamps ?
(a) Kanan Devi    
(b) Meena Kumari
(c) Nutan    
(d) Madhubala

132.    What percentage of central tax revenue has been recommended for allocation to the States by the Thirteenth Finance Commission ?
(a) 30.5%    
(b) 31.0%
(c) 32.0%    
(d) 32.5%

133.    As per Budget Estimates 2010-11, presented to Parliament on 26-2-10, arrange the following sectors in descending order as per their Central Plan outlay.
1. Rural Development    
2. Energy
3. Transport    
4. Social Services

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

(a) 1,2,3,4    
(b) 2, 4, 3, 1
(c) 3, 1, 4, 2    
(d) 4.3.2, 1

134.    The new W.P.I, series was introduced on
(a) 1 April. 2010    
(b) 1 July, 2010
(c) 15 August, 2010    
(d) 14 September, 2010

135.    The man who won 3 Grand Slams during 2010 is
(a) Andre Agassi    
(b) Rafael Nadal
(c) Roger Federer    
(d) Roy Emerson

136.    The brand name of 16 digit unique identification number to be assigned to each individual in the country will be
(a) Pehchan    
(b) Maadhyam
(c) Aadhar    
(d) Aabhar

137.    Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA) have built an atomic clock; now recognised as the world's most precise clock. It is based on
(a) Mercury atom    
(b) Titanium atom
(c) Platinum atom    
(d) Aluminium atom

138.    The book, 'The Proudest Day' was authored by
(a)    Alok Bhalla
(b)    Durga Das
(c)    Chandra Kumar & Mohinder Puri
(d)    Anthony Read and David Fisher

139.    Who, out of the following, has' been included in the "Hall of Fame" by I.C.C. in March, 2010 ?
(a) Sachin Tendulkar    
(b) Sunil Gavaskar
(c) Kapil Dev    
(d) Anil Kumble

140.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Deepak Chopra    -    Physician
(b)    Jhumpa Lahiri       -    Actress
(c)    Sunita Williams     -    Astronaut
(d)    Zubin Mehta         -    Western Music

141.    Jnanpith Award for. 2008 was given to
(a)    Ali Sardar Jafri
(b)    Akhlaq Khan Shaharyar
(c)    Qurratul Hyder
(d)    Raghupati Sahai Firaq

142.    The 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature was won by
(a) Herta Muller    
(b) Andre Gein
(c) Vargas Lioss    
(d) K. Novoselvo

143.    The first Indian who won the Wrestling World Championship - 2010 is
(a) Anil Kumar    
(b) Rajendra Kumar
(c) Ravinder Singh    
(d) Sushi I Kumar

144.    Who of the following won the Boxing World Championship 5 times in a row ?
(a) Ravi Bala Charu    
(b) Ravi Katulu
(c) M.C. Marykom    
(d) Amandeep Singh

145.    Assertion (A)    :    Organic farming reduces- the emission of greenhouse gases.
Reason (R)    :    It releases in the absorption of CO2 in the soil.

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

(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.

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

A.    Priya Pravas        1. Indira Gandhi
B.    Gaban                 2. Ayodhya Prasad
C.    Eternal India        3. Prem Chand
D.    Shah Nama          4. Firdausi

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

147.    Breeding work on sugarcane is being done at
(a) Lucknow    
(b) Shahjahanpur
(c)' Shravasti    
(d) Coimbatore

148.    Tungo Virus of rice is transmitted by
(a) Stem borer    
(b) Gundhi bug
(c) Gall midge    
(d) Green leaf hopper

149.    Pulse crop which does not fix atmospheric nitrogen is
(a) Gram    
(b) Pea
(c) Raj ma    
(d) Moong

150.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched
(a)    Wheat           -    Phalaris minor
(b)    Potato           -    Late blight
(c)    Bajra            -    Ergot
(d)    Sugarcane    -    Powdery mildew

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