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UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam 2006 General Studies I Question Paper

Sep 6, 2016 08:28 IST

    UPPCS, 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 2006.

    U.P.P.C.S. (Main) EXAMINATION - 2006
    GENERAL STUDIES
    (FIRST PAPER)

    [Time 2 hours, M.M. 150]

    1.    Which of the following tribes of India practice polyandry? Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    1.    Gonds    
    2.    Nagas    
    3.    Jaunsans    
    4.    Todas

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

    2.    Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the formation of following Indian states? Use the code given below to select the correct answer:
    1.    Chhattisgarh    
    2.    Arunachal Pradesh    
    3.    Jharkhand    
    4.    Sikkim

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

    3.    About 30 percent of India’s area lies in the three states of:
    (a)    Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.
    (b)    Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.
    (c)    Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
    (d)    Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

    UPPCS Mains Exam 2007 General Studies I Question Paper

    4.    The richest state in replenishable groundwater resource is:
    (a)    Andhra Pradesh    
    (b)    Madhya Pradesh    
    (c)    Uttar Pradesh    
    (d)    West Bengal

    5.    More than three-fourth of India’s production of raw silk comes from:
    (a)    Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
    (b)    Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal
    (c)    Karnataka and Assam
    (d)    West Bengal and Manipur

    6.    HB.J pipe line transports natural gas from:
    (a)    Ankleshwar    
    (b)    Kalol    
    (c)    Bassein    
    (d)    Godavari Basin

    7.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
    (a)    Badarpur       -    Delhi
    (b)    Harduaganj    -    Uttar Pradesh
    (c)    Utaran           -    Gujarat
    (d)    Paras            -    Andhra Pradesh

    8.    The Narmada flows between:
    (a)    Satpura range and Vindhyan range
    (b)    Satpura range and Ajanta range
    (c)    Katmur Hills and Vindhyan range
    (d)    Mahadeo Hills and Maikala range

    9.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
           State                 Main Language

    (a)    Goa                  -    Konkani
    (b)    Meghalaya         -    Khasi
    (c)    Nagaland           -    Angami
    (d)    Sikkim              -    Tibetan

    10.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
              List-I                     List-II

           (Reservoir)                 (State)
    A.    Bhadra                     1.    Karnataka
    B.    Bhavani Sagar          2.    Madhya Pradesh
    C.    Gandhi Sagar           3.    Rajasthan
    D.    Rana Pratap Sagar    4.    Tamil Nadu Code:
            A    B    C    D
    (a)    3    4    2    1
    (b)    1    2    3    4
    (c)    4    2    1    3
    (d)    1    4    2    3

    11.    Match List-I with List “I and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

            List-I                 List-II
           (Mountain Pass)    (State)
    A.    Bum La               1.    Arunachal Pradesh
    B.    Jelep La              2.    Himachal Pradesh
    C.    Muling La            3.    Sikkim
    D.    Shipki La            4.    Uttarakhand

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

    12.    The territory of Puducheri lies divided in the states of:
    (a)    Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.
    (b)    Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.
    (c)    Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
    (d)    Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Goa.

    13.    Palk Strait makes maritime boundary between India and:
    (a)    Bangladesh    
    (b)    Maldives    
    (c)    Pakistan    
    (d)    Sri Lanka

    14.    About one-third of India’s cattle population is found in three states, are:
    (a)    Bihar, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.
    (b)    Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
    (c)    Punjab, Orissa and Rajasthan.
    (d)    Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan.

    15.    Which of the following statements are true about India? Use the code given below to select the correct answer:
    1.    India is the fifth largest country of the world.
    2.    It occupies about 2.4 per cent of the total area of land hemisphere.
    3.    Whole of India lies in the torrid zone.
    4.    82° 30’ East meridian is used to determine Indian Standard Time.

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

    16.    The largest producer of oil seeds in India is:
    (a)    Gujarat    
    (b)    Madhya Pradesh    
    (c)    Rajasthan    
    (d)    Uttar Pradesh

    17.    In India more than one-third area and production of tobacco come from:
    (a)    Andhra Pradesh    
    (b)    Gujarat    
    (c)    Karnataka    
    (d)    Uttar Pradesh

    18.    Which one of the following states of India ranks first in installed capacity and generation of electricity?
    (a)    Andhra Pradesh    
    (b)    Gujarat    
    (c)    Maharashtra    
    (d)    Tamil Nadu

    19.    Nargis is a name given to:
    (a)    devastating Hood caused in the Amazon basin.
    (b)    devastating hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico.
    (c)    devastating tsunami in the Japan sea.
    (d)    devastating cyclone in the Irrawady delta region.

    20.    Which one of the following countries has provided fund for the conservation of Ajanta-Ellora caves?
    (a)    China    
    (b)    Japan    
    (c)    Germany    
    (d)    U.S.A.

    21.    Who has been recently given Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2006?
    (a)    Tapan Sinha    
    (b)    Shyam Benegal    
    (c)    Rishi Kapoor    
    (d)    Manoj Kumar

    22.    The author of the book ‘The Shape of the Beast” is:
    (a)    Amartya Sen    
    (b)    Arundhati Roy    
    (c)    Salman Rushdie    
    (d)    Taslima Nasrin

    23.    Shaktiman-I and Shaktiman-II are the genetically modified crops of:
    (a)    Cotton    
    (b)    Rice    
    (c)    Maize    
    (d)    Wheat

    24.    The main theme of the Bali Summit in December 2007 was:
    (a)    International trade    
    (b)    International terrorism
    (c)    Global pollution    
    (d)    Global climatic change

    25.    Which one of the following public sector undertakings has not been accorded status of ‘Navaratua’?
    (a)    Indian Aluminium Company Limited
    (b)    Power grid Corporation of India
    (c)    Rural Electrification Corporation
    (d)    Steel Authority of India Ltd.

    26.    Match List-I (Magsaysay award winners for 2008) with List-II (award category) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
               List-I                              List-II

    A.    Grace Padaca                       1.    Peace and international understanding
    B.    Prakash and Mandakini Amte 2.    Government Service
    C.    Ahmad Syafi Maarief             3.    Emergent leadership
    D.    Anand Galappatli                  4.    Community leadership

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

    27.    The Scotch Challenger Prize in 2008 was given to:
    (a)    ICICI Bank    
    (b)    Punjab National Bank
    (c)    HDFC Bank    
    (d)    State Bank of India

    28.    Fernando Lugo was elected President of:
    (a)    France    
    (b)    Brazil    
    (c)    Paraguay    
    (d)    Somalia

    29.    The First Global Agro Industries Forum (GAIF) met in April, 2008 at:
    (a)    Geneva    
    (b)    Doha    
    (c)    New York    
    (d)    New Delhi

    30.    The National Rural Employment Scheme was launched throughout the country from:
    (a)    1-4-2007    
    (b)    1-4-2008    
    (c)    2-10-2007    
    (d)    14-11-2007

    31.    The Fifth National Ice Festival was held at:
    (a)    Gulmerg    
    (b)    Leh    
    (c)    Kargil    
    (d)    Pahalgam

    32.    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 2007 has been given to:
    (a)    Abhinav Bindra    
    (b)    Chetan Anand    
    (c)    Mahendra Singh Dhoni    
    (d)    Sania Mirza

    33.    Bharat Nirman Programme envisages the creation of:
    (a)    10 million additional jobs during 2008-2009.
    (b)    10 million hectares of additional irrigation during 2005-2009.
    (c)    1 Lakh kilometres of rural roads during 11th Plan.
    (d)    I. T. Park in all districts of the country during 11th Plan.

    34.    From 2009 the two new members of NATO will be:
    (a)    Austria and Greece    
    (b)    Bulgaria and Turkey
    (c)    Croatia and Albania    
    (d)    Romania and Poland

    35.    The Abuja Declaration was signed between India and:
    (a)    Bhutan    
    (b)    Ghana    
    (c) Nigeria    
    (d)    Turkmenistan

    36.    In Beijing Olympics, the winner of gold medal in football was:
    (a)    Argentina    
    (b)    Belgium    
    (c)    Brazil    
    (d)    Nigeria

    37.    Manmohan Singh Government owns the Vote of Confidence in Lok Sabha on 22-07-2008 by a margin of.
    (a)    18 votes    
    (b)    19 votes    
    (c)    20 votes    
    (d)    21 votes

    38.    Which one of the following states of India has been recently awarded UN OSCAR by the United Nations Secretary General for the best Human Development Report?
    (a)    Chhattisgarh    
    (b)    Gujarat    
    (c)    Kerala    
    (d)    Sikkim

    39.    Venus Williams won Wimbledon, 2008 Women’s singles title by defeating:
    (a)    Ana Ivanovic    
    (b)    Elena Dementieva    
    (c)    Justine Henin    
    (d)    Serena Williams

    40.    The 15th Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation Summit in September, 2007 was held in:
    (a)    Beijing    
    (b)    Jakarta    
    (c)    Sydney    
    (d)    Tokyo

    41.    The manuscript of which of the following scriptures has been included in the United Nations Heritage in June, 2007?
    (a)    Valmiki Ramayana    
    (b)    Rigveda    
    (c)    Mahabharat    
    (d)    Bhagwadgita

    42.    Which one of the following organisations has declared October 2 as the ‘International Day of Non-violence’?
    (a)    World Council of Churches
    (b)    UNESCO
    (c)    World Peace Forum
    (d)    U.N, General Assembly

    43.    Which one of the following is not included in the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’, voted recently?
    (a)    Colosseum in Rome    
    (b)    Great Pyramid of Giza
    (c)    Great Wall of China    
    (d)    Taj Mahal

    44.    Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, as approved by the Union Cabinet, will be set up at:
    (a)    Amethi    
    (b)    Jais    
    (c)    Jagdishpur    
    (d)    Rae Bareli

    45.    In Uttar Pradesh, the artificial rubber factory is situated at:
    (a)    Bareilly    
    (b)    Ghaziabad    
    (c)    Modinagar    
    (d)    Gorakhpur

    46.    The longest canal of Uttar Pradesh is:
    (a)    Lower Ganga Canal    
    (b)    Ghaghara Canal    
    (c)    Sharda Canal    
    (d)    Ken Canal

    47.    In Uttar Pradesh, the National Kathak Institute is located at:
    (a)    Agra    
    (b)    Lucknow    
    (c)    Kanpur    
    (d)    Varanasi

    48.    Which one of the following is the main folk-song of Uttar Pradesh?
    (a)    Tappa    
    (b)    Dhamar    
    (c)    Kawwali    
    (d)    Birha

    49.    The main cash crop of Uttar Pradesh is:
    (a)    Potato    
    (b)    Sugarcane    
    (c)    Mentha    
    (d)    Mustard

    50.    Which one of the following districts does not form border with Allahabad district?
    (a)    Chitrakut    
    (b)    Jaunpur    
    (c)    Sant Ravidas Nagar    
    (d)    Sonbhadra

    51.    The mango variety which occupies largest area in Uttar Pradesh is:
    (a)    Chausa    

    (b)    Dashehari    
    (c)    Langra    
    (d)    Safeda

    52.    In Uttar Pradesh, a Rail Coach factory is going to be set up at:
    (a)    Meerut    
    (b) Noida    
    (c)    Rae Bareli    
    (d)    Varanasi

    53.    From the point of employment the largest industry of Uttar Pradesh is:
    (a)    Handloom industry    
    (b)    Cotton textile industry
    (c)    Sugar industry    
    (d)    Cement industry

    54.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
    (a)    Narora       -    Thermal Power Plant
    (b)    Mathura     -    Oil refinery
    (e)    Allahabad  -    Aluminium refining
    (d)    Singrauli    -    Hydel Power Station

    55.    In Uttar Pradesh, Bharat Kala Bhawan is located at:
    (a)    Allahabad    
    (b)    Agra    
    (c)    Mathura    
    (d) Varanasi

    56.    The rank of Uttar Pradesh in rice cultivated area in India is:
    (a)    First    
    (b)    Second    
    (c)    Third    
    (d)    Fourth

    57.    In which of the following crops Uttar Pradesh is the largest producer of the country?
    (a)    Rice    
    (b)    Maize    
    (c)    Barley    
    (d)    Potato

    58.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
                List-I                       List-II

    (Year of Congress Session)    (Place of Congress Session in U.P.)
    A.    1892                             1.    Lucknow
    B.    1905                             2.    Allahabad
    C.    1935                             3.    Meerut
    D.    1946                             4.    Varanasi

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

    59.    The largest coconut producing state in India is:
    (a)    Andhra Pradesh    
    (b)    Karnataka    
    (c)    Kerala    
    (d)    Tamil Nadu

    60.    Nathu La was reopened in 2006 for trans-border trade between India and:
    (a)    Bangladesh    
    (b)    China    
    (c)    Bhutan    
    (d)    Nepal

    61.    The term ‘plastic money’ applies to:
    (a)    Bank draft made of plastic coated paper.
    (b)    Currency notes printed on plastic coated paper.
    (c)    Currency notes impregnated with plastic thread.
    (d)    Credit cards mainly issued by the banks.

    62.    The tax on import and export is known as:
    (a)    Income tax    
    (b)    Trade tax    
    (c)    Custom duty    
    (d)    Excise duty

    63.    Pusa Sugandha-5 is an aromatic variety of:
    (a)    Maize    
    (b)    Red gram    
    (c)    Rice    
    (d)    Sugarcane

    64.    VAT is imposed:
    (a)    directly on consumer
    (b)    on final stage of the production
    (c)    on first stage of the production
    (d)    on all stages between production and final sale

    65.    In India disguised unemployment is found in:
    (a)    Agricultural sector    
    (b)    Industrial sector    
    (c)    Service sector    
    (d)    Trade sector

    66.    Who amongst the following developed the concept of Human Development Index?
    (a)    Amartya Sen    
    (b)    A.S. Kadir    
    (c)    Alva Myrdal    
    (d)    Mehboob-ul-Haq

    67.    The most important item of Indian exports, in terms of value, during recent years has been:
    (a)    Chemical and allied products.
    (b)    Gems and jewellery.
    (c)    Mineral, fuels and lubricants.
    (d)    Engineering goods.

    68.    More than 50 percent of India’s import comes from:
    (a)    African countries    
    (b)    Asian countries    
    (c)    American countries    
    (d)    European countries

    69.    Which one of the following is Sun temple?
    (a)    Lingaraja temple    
    (b)    Rajarani temple    
    (c)    Konark temple    
    (d)    Jagannath temple

    70.    Who was the first to have successfully read the Ashokan inscriptions?
    (a)    Charles Wilkins    
    (b)    Daya Ram Sahani    
    (c)    Rakhal Das Banerjee    
    (d)    James Prinsep

    71.    The beginning of the domestication of animals as per the excavated evidences goes back to:
    (a)    Lower Palaeolithic period
    (b)    Middle Palaeolithic period
    (c)    Upper Palaeolithic period
    (d)    Mesolithic period

    72.    The Ochre-coloured Pottery (O.C.P.) was christened at:
    (a)    Hastinapur    
    (b)    Ahichhatra    
    (c)    Noh    
    (d)    Lal Qila

    73.    Upanishads were translated into Persian during the reign of:
    (a)    Aurangzeb    
    (b)    Shahjahan    
    (c)    Jahangir    
    (d)    Akbar

    74.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
                   List-I                     List-II

                (Monuments)           (Builders)
    A.    Alai Darwaja, Delhi    1.    Alauddin Khalji
    B.    Buland Darwaja         2.    Akbar Fatehpur Sikri
    C.    Moti Masjid, Agra       3.    Shahjahan
    D.    Moti Masjid, Delhi      4.    Aurangzeb Code:
        A    B    C    D
    (a)    4    3    2    1
    (b)    1    4    2    3
    (c)    1    2    3    4
    (d)    4    2    3    1

    75.    The Guru who founded the ‘Khalsa’ was:
    (a)    Har Rai    
    (b)    Har Kishan    
    (c)    Teg Bahadur    
    (d)    Govind Singh

    76.    Who of the following Rohilla chiefs was the confidant of Ahmad Shah Abdali?
    (a)    Ghulam Qadir Rohilla    
    (b)    Najib Khan
    (c)    Ali Muhammad Khan    
    (d)    Hafiz Rahmat Khan

    77.    Which one of the following Mughal emperors was coronated twice?
    (a)    Akbar    
    (b)    Jahangir    
    (c)    Shah Jahan    
    (d)    Aurangzeb

    78.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
            List-I (Events)           List-II (Dates)

    A.    Batrakpur Mutiny      1.    July 1806
    B.    Berhampur Revolt     2.    November, 1824
    C.    Santhal Revolt          3.    1855-56
    D.    Vellore Mutiny           4.    February, 1857 Code:
        A    B    C    D
    (a)    2    4    3    1
    (b)    2    1    4    3
    (c)    3    4    2    1
    (d)    1    2    3    4

    79.    The first session of the AH India Trade Union Congress, held in Bombay, was presided over by:
    (a)    B. Shiva Rao    
    (b)    Lala Lajpat Rai    
    (c)    N. M. Joshi    
    (d)    S.A. Dange

    80.    Who of the following was impeached in the British Parliament?
    (a)    Sir John Shore    
    (b)    Lord Clive    
    (c)    Warren Hastings    
    (d)    General Dyer

    81.    Who amongst the following founded the Asiatic Society of Bengal?
    (a)    J.A. Hickey    
    (b)    Max Muller    
    (c)    Wilkins    
    (d)    William Jones

    82.    Who among the following was the first President of All India Untouchability League (later changed to Harijan Sewak Samaj)?
    (a)    B.R. Ambedkar    
    (b)    G.D Birla    
    (c)    Jotiba Phulc    
    (d)    M.K. Gandhi

    83.    The first newspaper published by the Indians in English language was:
    (a)    Hindu Patriot    
    (b)    The Hindu    
    (c)    Young India    
    (d)    Native Opinion

    84.    Who among the following was not the member of the Hindustan Republican Association (HRA)?
    (a)    Bhagat Singh    
    (b)    Chandra Shekhar Azad
    (c)    Ram Prasad Bismil    
    (d)    Shiv Verma

    85.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
               List-I (Organisations)                       List-II (Founders)

    A.    British Indian Association                          1.    Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    B.    Bombay Presidency Association                 2.    K.T. Telang
    C.    Central Mohammadan National Association 3.    Radha Kant Dev
    D.    Servants of India Society                          4.    Sayyid Amir Ali

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

    86.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
          List-I (Authors)    List-II (Works)

    A.    Bharavi                 1.    Karpuramanjari
    B.    Harsha                  2.    Kiratarjuniyam
    C.    Kalidasa                3.    Malvikagnimitra
    D.    Rajasekhara          4.    Nagananda Code:

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

    87.    The famous ‘Lucknow Pact’ was signed between the Congress and the Muslim League in:
    (a)    1913    
    (b)    1914    
    (c)    1915    
    (d)    1916

    88.    Who among the following was the lone revolutionary of the “Kakori Conspiracy Case” who escaped arrest by the police?
    (a)    Chandra Shekhar Azad
    (b)    Sachindra Nath Sanyal
    (c)    Roshanlal
    (d)    Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee

    89.    Who among the following was the first recipient of Bharat Ratna?
    (a)    C. Rajagopalachari    
    (b)    S. Radhakrishnan    
    (c)    Rajendra Prasad    
    (d)    Jawaharlal Nehru

    90.    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born in the city of:
    (a)    Cuttack    
    (b)    Calcutta    
    (c)    Midnapore    
    (d)    Murshidabad

    91.    The first archaeologist who excavated Harappa, but could not recognize its significance, was:
    (a)    A. Cunningham    
    (b)    Sir John Marshal    
    (c)    Mortimer Wheeler    
    (d)    George F. Dales

    92.    The capital of North Panchal, according to Mahabharata, was located at:
    (a)    Hastinapur    
    (b)    Indraprastha    
    (c)    Ahichhatre    
    (d)    Mathura

    93.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
    (a)    Harappa     -    Daya Ram Sahni
    (b)    Lothal         -    S. R. Rao
    (c)    Surkotda     -    J.P. Joshi
    (d)    Dholavira    -    B.K. Thapar

    94.    ‘Aachiketa’ legend finds mention in:
    (a)    Atharva Veda    
    (b)    Satapatha Brahmana
    (c)    Kathopanishad    
    (d)    Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

    95.    The Hunes invaded India during the reign of:
    (a)    Chandragupia-II    
    (b)    Kumargupta-I    
    (c)    Skandagupta    
    (d)    Budhagupta

    96.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
    (a)    Kalidas        -    Raghuvansha
    (b)    Bhasa         -    Swapna Vasavadattam
    (c)    Subandhu    -    Kadambari
    (d)    Harsha        -    Ratnavali

    97.    Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut caves exist in:
    (a)    Ajanta    
    (b)    Ellora    
    (c)    Elephanta    
    (d)    Nasik

    98.    Which itne of the following is the year of Vikrama Samvat in January 2008?
    (a)    1929    
    (b)    1959    
    (c)    2064    
    (d)    2084

    99.    The famous bronze image of ‘Nataraja’ is a fine example of:
    (a)    Chola art    
    (b)    Gandhara art    
    (c)    Gupta art    
    (d)    Mauryan art

    100.    Who among the following was the President of the Indian National Congress when the resolution of ‘Poorna Swaraj’ was passed?
    (a)    Dadabhai Naoroji    
    (b)    Jawaharlal Nehru
    (c)    Lala Lajpat Rai    
    (d)    Surendra Nath Banerjee

    101.    The founder of Muslim League was:
    (a)    Liaqual Ali    
    (b)    Shaukat Ali    
    (c)    Nawab Salimullah    
    (d)    M.A. Jinnah

    102.    The Lucknow session of the Indian National Congress in 1916 was presided over by:
    (a)    Annie Besant    
    (b)    Lala Lajpat Rai    
    (c)    Motilal Nehru    
    (d)    A.C. Majumdar

    103.    Match List-1 with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
              List-I                        List-II

    A.    Bardoli Satyagraha       1.    Swami Shraddhananda Saras wati
    B.    Bhartiya Kisan              2.    Sardar Vallabhbhia Vidyalaya Patel
    C.    Bengal Praja Party        3.    Fazlul Haq
    D.    Bakashat Agitation        4.    N.G. Ranga

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

    104.    Which one of the following is associated with the Champaran Satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi?
    (a)    Vallabhbhai Patel    
    (b)    Madan Mohan Malviya
    (c)    Shaukat Ali    
    (d)    Raj Kumar Shukla

    105.    Who of the following is known as ‘Deshbandhu’?
    (a)    Chandra Shekhar    
    (b)    Chitranjan Das    
    (c)    A.O. Hume    
    (d)    Annie Besant

    106.    The Chaurichaura episode took place on:
    (a)    1st February, 1922    
    (b)    2nd February, 1922    
    (c)    4th February, 1922    
    (d)    6th February, 1922

    107.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
    (a)    Madhya Pradesh    -    Kuchipudi
    (b)    Kerala                  -    Kathakali
    (c)    Andhra Pradesh     -    Bharat Natyam
    (d)    Tamil Nadu            -    Kathak

    108.    Select the correct chronological order of the following events connected with India’s struggle for independence from the code given below:
    1.    Second Round Table Conference.
    2.    Karachi Session of Indian National Congress,
    3.    Execution of Bhagat Singh.
    4.    Gandhi-Irwin Pact. Code:

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

    109.    The Book ‘Mother India’ was written by:
    (a)    Catherine Mayo    
    (b)    Lala Lajpat Rai    
    (c)    Bal Gangadhar Tilak    
    (d)    Bipin Chandra Pal

    110.    Who of the following presided over the Haripura session of the India National Congress?
    (a)    C.R. Das    
    (b)    J.B. Kriplani    
    (c)    S.C Bose    
    (d)    J.L. Nehru

    111.    Who among the following was never elected as President of the Indian National Congress?
    (a)    Lala Lajpat Rai    
    (b)    Annie Besant    
    (c)    Motilal Nehru    
    (d)    Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    112.    Who among the following called Subhash Chandra Bose as ‘Desh Nayak’?
    (a)    Mahatma Gandhi
    (b)    Rabindranath Tagore
    (c)    Ram Manohar Lohia
    (d)    Sardar Vallabhbhia Patel

    113.    ‘Paryushan Parv’ is celebrated by:
    (a)    Baudhs    
    (b)    Hindus    
    (c)    Jains    
    (d)    Sikhs

    114.    ‘Tamasha’ is the famous folk form of musical theatre in:
    (a)    Bihar    
    (b)    Punjab    
    (c)    Maharashtra    
    (d)    Uttar Pradesh

    115.    The Indian National Congress was established during the viceroyalty of:
    (a)    Lord Ripon    
    (b)    Lord Lytton    
    (c)    Lord Elgin II    
    (d)    Lord Dufferin

    116.    Which one of the following statements is not correct about Bahadur Shah Zafar?
    (a)    He was an emperor without empire.
    (b)    Ibrahim Zauq and Asad Ullah Khan Gbalib were his poetry teachers.
    (c)    Hasan Askari was his spiritual guide.
    (d)    He received less than one lakh rupees as pension from East India Company.

    117.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
    (a)    Subhas Chandra Bose    -    Towards Struggle
    (b)    Hugh Toye                     -    Springing Tiger
    (c)    Louis Fischer                  -    American witness to India’s Partition
    (d)    Abul Kalam Azad            -    India Divided

    118.    In which one of the following languages the earliest Jain literature was compiled?
    (a)    Ardh-Magadhi    
    (b)    Pali    
    (c)    Prakrit    
    (d)    Sanskrit


    119.    Which of the following are the primary consumers in an ecosystem? Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    1.    Ants    
    2.    Deer    
    3.    Fox    
    4.    Tiger

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

    120.    Rajiv Gandhi Environment Award is given for outstanding contribution to:
    (a)    afforestation and conservation of wastelands.
    (b)    neat technology and development.
    (c)    wild life conservation.
    (d)    Hindi books on environment.

    121.    Which one of the following states of India has the highest literacy?
    (a)    Andhra Pradesh    
    (b)    West Bengal    
    (c)    Mizoram    
    (d)    Punjab

    122.    Which of the following conditions indicate the impact of global warming? Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    1.    Melting of glaciers
    2.    Rise in sea level
    3.    Changes in weather conditions
    4.    Rise in global temperature

    Code:
    (a)    1 and 2    
    (b)    1, 2 and 3    
    (c)    2, 3 and 4    
    (d)    All the above

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

    (Sanctuary/National Wild Animal)         (Main Protected Park)
    A.    Kaziranga                                    1.    Tiger
    B.    Gir                                              2.    Elephant
    C.    Sundarban                                   3.    Lion
    D.    Periyar                                        4.    Rhinoceros Code:

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

    124.    The Corbett National Park gets its water from
    (a)    Alaknanda river    
    (b)    Ramganga river    
    (c)    Dhauliganga river    
    (d)    Sarda river

    125.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:
        List-I                 List-II

    (Tiger Reserve)    (State)
    A.    Bandipur      1.    Assam
    B.    Manas          2.    Arunachal Pradesh
    C.    Namdapha   3.    Karnataka
    D.    Simlipal       4.    Orissa

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

    126.    Consider the following statements:
    Assertion(A)    :    A biome is an ecosystem.
    Reason (R)    :    If comprises of both living and non-living elements of a region.

    Select the correct answer from the code 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.

    127.    The concept of ecosystem is attributed to:
    (a)    A.H. Strahler    
    (b)    A.G. Tansley    
    (c)    C.C. Park    
    (d)    F.R. Fosberg

    128.    Consider the following statements:
    Assertion (A)    :  
     Coral reefs are called the ‘rain forests of the oceans’.
    Reason (R)    :    They are highly rich in biodiversity.

    Select the correct answer from the code 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.

    129.    The most drought-prone country of the world is:
    (a)    Australia    
    (b)    Egypt    
    (c)    Iraq    
    (d)    Mexico

    130.    Consider the following statements:
    Assertion (A)    :
        Natural vegetation is the true index of climate.
    Reason (R)    :    Water loving plants are found in moist climate.

    Select the correct answer from the code 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.

    131.    Which one of the following Union Territories of India has more females than males?
    (a)    Chandigarh    
    (b)    Delhi    
    (c)    Lakshadweep    
    (d)    Puducheri

    132.    The highest average annual exponential growth rate in India’s population has been recorded during the decade of:
    (a)    1951-61    
    (b)    1961-71    
    (c)    1971-81    
    (d)    1981-91

    133.    The highest percentage increase in India’s literacy has been observed during:
    (a)    1961-1971    
    (b)    1971-1981    
    (c)    1981-1991    
    (d)    1991-2001

    134.    The share of million cities to the total urban population of India (2001) is about:
    (a)    23 percent    
    (b)    28 percent    
    (c)    38 percent    
    (d)    43 percent

    135.    According to Census 2001, the percentage of the Scheduled Tribes population in India is:
    (a)    7.20    
    (b)    7.50    
    (c)    8.20    
    (d)    8.50

    136.    Which one of the following states is most urbanized as per 2001 Census Report?
    (a)    Gujarat    
    (b)    Karnataka    
    (c)    Tamil Nadu    
    (d)    West Bengal

    137.    Which one of the following states of India has a million city as per 2001 Census Report?
    (a)    Assam    
    (b)    Jharkhand    
    (c)    Chhattisgarh    
    (d)    Orissa

    138.    More than one-third of India’s population is concentrated in the states of:
    (a)    Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra. Bihar.
    (b)    Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh.
    (c)    Uttar Pradesh. Tamil Nadu, West Bengal.
    (d)    Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh.

    139.    According to 2001 Census, three states housing maximum urban population of the country are:
    (a)    Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Karnataka,
    (b)    Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.
    (c)    Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal.
    (d)    Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.

    140.    The leading producer of both wheat and rice in the world is:
    (a)    China    
    (b)    India    
    (c)    U.S.A.    
    (d)    France

    141.    Which one of the following statements is not true regarding Atacama?
    (a)    It is a desert in South America.
    (b)    It is the World’s driest desert.
    (c)    It lies in Southern Chile.
    (d)    It has rich reserves of nitrates.

    142.    Which one of the following is not a type of shifting cultivation?
    (a)    Jhooming    
    (b)    Fang    
    (c)    Milpa    
    (d)    Fazenda

    143.    The largest petroleum reserves are found in:
    (a)    Iraq    
    (b)    Iran    
    (c)    Saudi Arabia    
    (d)    U.S.A.

    144.    The largest percentage share of the Scheduled Castes population is in:
    (a)    Uttar Pradesh    
    (b)    Punjab    
    (c)    Maharashtra    
    (d)    Andhra Pradesh

    145.    Which one of the following is not a national capital?
    (a)    Islamabad    
    (b)    London    
    (c)    New York    
    (d)    Paris

    146.    The lowest salinity is found in:
    (a)    Caspian sea    
    (b)    Dead sea    
    (c)    Mediterranean sea    
    (d)    Red sea

    147.    More than half of the world’s production of coal comes from:
    (a)    U.S.A. and Russia    
    (b)    China and U.S.A.
    (c)    China and India    
    (d)    South Africa and Australia

    148.    The world’s most active volcano is:
    (a)    Cotopaxi    
    (b)    Fujiyama    
    (c)    Kilauea    
    (d)    Vesuvius

    149.    Two major producers of natural rubber in the world are:
    (a)    Brazil and Malaysia    
    (b)    Vietnam and India
    (c)    China and Philippines    
    (d)    Thailand and Indonesia

    150.    Which one of the following countries is credited with the establishment of ‘uranium city’?
    (a)    Australia    
    (b)    Canada    
    (c)    Russia    
    (d)    U.S.A.

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