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UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam 2007 General Studies I Question Paper

Sep 6, 2016 08:15 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 2007.

    U.P.P.C.S. (Main) EXAMINATION - 2007
    GENERAL STUDIES
    (FIRST PAPER)

    [ Time 2 hours, M.M. 150 ]

    1.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Ghana      -    Accra
    (b)    Kenya      -    Nairobi
    (c)    Namibia    -    Windhooks
    (d)    Nigeria     -    Rabat

    2.    Through which of the following straits does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France ?
    (a) Davis Strait    
    (b) Denmark Strait
    (c) Strait of Dover    
    (d) Strait of Gibralter

    3.    In which of the following group of countries maize is used as staple food ?
    (a) Western Europe    
    (b) Russia
    (c) Middle Africa    
    (d) South-East Asia

    UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam 2008 General Studies I Question Paper

    4.    The biggest port in India is
    (a) Vishakhapatnam    
    (b) Mumbai
    (c) Tuticorin    
    (d) Kandla

    5.    Sankosh river forms boundary between
    (a)    Bihar and West Bengal
    (b)    Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
    (c)    Assam and West Bengal
    (d)    Bihar and Jharkhand

    6.    Pir Panjal range lies in
    (a) Arunachal Pradesh    
    (b) Jammu and Kashmir
    (c) Punjab    
    (d) Uttarakhand

    7.    Which of the following city of Uttar Pradesh is not joined by national Highway 2 ?
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Lucknow    
    (d) Varanasi

    8.    Which of the following rivers is an example of the superimposed drainage ?
    (a) Alaknanda    
    (b) Kosi
    (c) Chambal    
    (d) Godawari

    9.    Which factors have facilitated the locational shift of the sugar industry from North India to South India ?
    1.    Per acre higher yield of sugarcane
    2.    Higher sucrose content of sugar cane
    3.    Longer crushing season
    4.    Cheap Labour

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    Code:

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

    10.    Which of the following crops are grown mostly under subsistence farming ?
    (a) Millets and Rice    
    (b) Cotton and Tobacco
    (c) Tea and Coffee    
    (d) Vegetables and Fruits

    11.    Teak and Sal are the products of
    (a)    Tropical Dry Deciduous Forests
    (b)    Tropical Evergreen Forests
    (c)    Tropical Thorn Forests
    (d)    Alpine Forests

    12.    On which one of the following rivers is 'Tulbul' Project located ?
    (a) Chenab    
    (b) Ravi
    (c) Beas    
    (d) Jhelum

    13.    Which one of the following is the actual source of the Son river ?
    (a)    Amarkantak in Shahdol district
    (b)    Son Muda in Shahdol district
    (c)    Son Bachharwar in Bilaspur district
    (d)    Mandla plateau

    14.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
        Nuclear Plant    Year of Commissioning
    (a)    Kota              - 1989
    (b)    Kakrapar       - 1984
    (c)    Kaiga             - 1999
    (d)    Kalpakkam     - 1995

    15.    Rubber industry in India is located at
    (a) Panjim    
    (b) Bangalore
    (c) Puducheri    
    (d) Aurangabad

    16.    In March 2009 the Brahmos Missile was tested at
    (a) Pokharan    
    (b) Chandipur
    (c) Cape Canveral    
    (d) Sri Harikota

    17.    The countries, which participated in Malabar-2009exercises, were
    (a)    China. England. Russia    
    (b)    (b) China. India. Russia
    (e)    India, USA. Japan    
    (d) Japan, England, USA

    18.    Three 'Phalcon AWACS’ supplied by Israel were received in India for the first time in
    (a) March 2009    
    (b) April 2009
    (c)    May 2009    
    (d) February 2009

    19.    The winner of Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 is
    (a) M Gore    
    (b) Muhammad Yunus
    (c) Martti Ahtisaari    
    (d) Wangari Maathai

    20.    Who among the following has been chosen for 'Hoover Medal' in March 2009 for his contribution to the upliftment of the poor and the rural people ?
    (a) Sam Patroda    
    (b) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    (c)M.S. Swaminathan    
    (d) Baba Amte

    21.    In April 2009 (.-20 Summit was held in
    (a) Geneva    
    (b) London
    (c) Paris    
    (d) Rome

    22.    India was represented in the Annual Meet of the World Economic Forum, held in Davos (Switzerland) in January 2009. by
    (a) Manmohan Singh    
    (b) Kamal Nath
    (c) P.Chidambaram    
    (d) Kapil Sibbal

    23.    The first woman to be the Speaker of Lok Sabha is
    (a) Vijay Lakshmi Pandit    
    (b) Sarojini Naidu
    (c) Indira Gandhi    
    (d) Mcera Kumar

    24.    Which movie has been given the Best Movie Award in 66th Golden Globe Awards ?
    (a) Mall E    
    (b) Slumdog Millionaire
    (c) The Dark. Night    
    (d) The Reader

    25.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
          Recent Padma          Awards

             Awardees
    (a)    Bhimsen Joshi       - Bharat Ratna
    (b)    Abhinav Bindra     - Padma Vibhushan
    (c)    Shekhar Gupta      - Padma Bhushan
    (d)    Aishwarya Rai       - Padma Shri

    26.    Who among the following won the best actor award in the awards ceremony of International Indian Film Academy held at Macau ?
    (a) Amitabh Bachchan    
    (b) Hritik Roshan
    (c) Ahhishek Bachchan    
    (d) Salman Khan

    27.    Where did Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, having taken charge of the new government after2009 elections, meet Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari for the first time ?
    (a) Cairo    
    (b) London
    (c) Shanghai    
    (d) Yekaterinburg

    28.    Which among the following countries attended as observers the Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO) Summit held on 16 June 2009 ?
    1. Russia    
    2. India
    3. Pakistan    
    4. Iran

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    Code:

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

    29.    Name the player who has been awarded the 2008Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?
    (a) Sachin Tendulkar    
    (b) Anil Kumble
    (c) Gautam Gambhir    
    (d) M. S. Dhoni

    30.    The only Indian Gold Medal Winner in Olympic 2008 is
    (a) Sudesh kumar    
    (b) Pankaj Advani
    (c) Mahesh Bhupati    
    (d) Abhinav Bindra

    31.    The winner of Asia Cup Hockey Tournament 2009 was
    (a) China    
    (b) Malaysia
    (c) Pakistan    
    (d) South Korea

    32.    The Winner State of 17th Senior National Women's Football Championship held in March 2009, was
    (a) Manipur    
    (b) Nagaland
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) West Bengal

    33.    The two games, which have been excluded from the Olympic Games to be held in 2012 in London, are
    (a)    Badminton and Table Tennis
    (b)    Basket Ball and Volleyball
    (c)    Tennis and Wrestling
    (d)    Soft Ball and Baseball

    34.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Sushi] Kumar     - Wrestling
    (b)    Anand Pawar      - Badminton
    (c)    ArjunRao            - Archery
    (d)    Pankaj Advani     - Shooting

    35.    The captain of the Indian Hockey Team which won Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament, 2009 was
    (a) DilipTirkey    
    (b) Rajphal Singh
    (c) Sandeep Singh    
    (d) V. Raghunath

    36.    Asia Cup Hockey Tournament was held in May2009 in
    (a) India    
    (b) Malaysia
    (c) South Korea    
    (d) UAE

    37.    In which of the following States the National Games, 2011 will be held?
    (a) Delhi    
    (b) Goa
    (c) Maharashtra    
    (d) Rajasthan

    38.    A cropping system where crops are grown in the inter spaces between rows of planted trees is called
    (a) Relay cropping    
    (b) Mixed cropping
    (c) Inter-cropping    
    (d) Alley cropping

    39.    Application of gypsum is required more in the crop of
    (a) Paddy    
    (b) Berseem
    (c) Wheat    
    (d) Groundnut

    40.    The upper limit of available water in soil is determined at
    (a)  bar    
    (b)  bar
    (c)  bar    
    (d) 1bar

    41.    The place of origin of red gram is
    (a) America    
    (b) India
    (c) South Africa    
    (d) Egypt

    42.    University of Horticulture and forestry is located at
    (a) Coimbatore    
    (b) Solan
    (c) Palampur    
    (d) Pant Nagar

    43.    Heroin is obtained from
    (a) Indian hemp    
    (b) Opium poppy
    (c) Tobacco    
    (d) Arecanut

    44.    The leading producer of Soyabean in India is
    (a) Chhattisgarh    
    (b) Madhya Pradesh
    (c) Maharashtra    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    45.    'Varuna' is a variety of
    (a) Mustard    
    (b) Linseed
    (c) Sunflower    
    (d) Sesamum

    46.    Farming of cloves is done in
    (a) Kerala    
    (b) Karnataka
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    47.    Consider the following statements :
    Assertion (A)    :  
     West Bengal is the leading producer of fish in India.
    Reason (R)    :    West Bengal has well developed fishing industry along the sea coast.

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    Code:

    (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.

    48.    In India the largest area under rice cultivation lies in the State of
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Orissa
    (c) Uttar Pradesh    
    (d) West Bengal

    49.    The most popular sport goods come from
    (a) Ludhiana    
    (b) Jalandhar
    (c) Kanpur    
    (d) Agra

    50.    Which bank became the first bank to open its branch in China ?
    (a) IDBI Bank    
    (b) HDFC Bank
    (c) State Bank of India    
    (d) Punjab National Bank

    51.    After the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines, the new entity is now known as
    (a) Indian Airways    
    (b) India Airlines
    (c) Air India    
    (d) Indo-Air

    52.    Which sector got high rate of growth in its cooperative units ?
    (a) Sugar    
    (b) Cotton textile
    (c) Jute    
    (d) Cement

    53.    The headquarters of the World Bank are at
    (a) Manila    
    (b) Washington
    (c) New York    
    (d) Geneva

    54.    Inside trading is related to
    (a) Share market    
    (b) Horse racing
    (c) Taxation    
    (d) International trade

    55.    Mixed Economy means
    (a)    co-existence of small and large industries
    (b)    co-existence of public and private sectors
    (c)    co-existence of rich and poor
    (d)    promoting both agriculture and industry in the economy

    56.    Diesel Locomotive engines are manufactured in India at
    (a) Chitranjan    
    (b) Jamshedpur
    (c) Varanasi    
    (d) Chennai

    57.    Invisible Export means export of
    (a)    Services
    (b)    Prohibited goods
    (c)    Unrecorded goods
    (d)    Goods through smuggling

    58.    The headquarters of World Trade Organization are at
    (a) Doha    
    (b) Geneva
    (c) Rome    
    (d) New York

    59.    The city of Jaunpur was founded by
    (a) MuhammadTughlaq    
    (b) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    (c) Ibrahim Shah Sharqi    
    (d) Sikandar Lodi

    60.    The density of population of Uttar Pradesh according to 2001 Census, is
    (a) 689 per square km    
    (b) 589 per square km
    (c) 489 per square km    
    (d) 389 per square km

    61.    In U.P. which one of the following tribes has the height population ?
    (a) Saharia    
    (b) Tharu
    (c) Agaria    
    (d) Mahigir

    62.    The State of Uttar Pradesh accounts for
    (a) 60 Lok Sabha scats    
    (b) 70 Lok Sabha seats
    (c) 80 Lok Sabha seats    
    (d) 90 Lok Sabha seats

    63.    Obra Thermal Power Plant was established with the help of
    (a) Soviet Russia    
    (b) Japan
    (c) Germany    
    (d) America

    64.    According to 2001 Census the female literacy percentage in U.P. is
    (a) 38.87    
    (b) 43.53
    (c) 33.12    
    (d) 42.22

    65.    Which is the highest Dam in U.P. ?
    (a) Mata-Tila    
    (b) Mela
    (c) Rihand    
    (d) Ram-Ganga

    66.    In U.P. Uranium is available in the district of
    (a) Lalitpur    
    (b) Jhansi
    (c) Mirjapur    
    (d) Hamirpur

    67.    Firozabad is famous for producing
    (a) Bangles    
    (b) Locks
    (c) Knives    
    (d) Shoes

    68.    Which one of the following is not a folk song of U.P. ?
    (a) Birha    
    (b) Dhola Maru
    (c) Kajri    
    (d) Rasia

    69.    Syed Salar Fair is held at
    (a) Bahraich    
    (b) Mankapur
    (c) Barabanki    
    (d) Khalilabad

    70.    In U.P. Urdu Training and Research Centre is situated in
    (a) Barabanki    
    (b) Bareilly
    (c) Lucknow    
    (d) Rampur

    71.    Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture is located at
    (a) Jhansi    
    (b) Saharanpur
    (c) Lucknow    
    (d) Varanasi

    72.    The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian subcontinent is found at
    (a) Lothal    
    (b) Harappa
    (c) Mehrgarh    
    (d) Mundigak

    73.    During the Rig Vedic period Niska was an ornament of
    (a) ear    
    (b) neck
    (c) arm    
    (d) wrist

    74.    Which of the following were regarded as the hub of Aryan culture during the later Vedic Period ?
    (a) Anga, Magadh    
    (b) Kosal, Vidcha
    (c) Kuru. Panchal    
    (d) Matsya, Surascna

    75.    Who among the following was the first to take initiative for water resource management in the Girnar region ?
    (a) ChandraguptaMaurya    
    (b) Asoka
    (c) Rudradaman    
    (d) Skandagupta

    76.    That Lumbini was the birth place of Gautama Buddha, is confirmed by an inscription of
    (a) Asoka    
    (b) Kanishka
    (c) Harsha    
    (d) Dharmapala

    77.    Who among the following Gupta Kings had another name Devagupta?
    (a) Samudragupta    
    (b) Chandragupta II
    (c) Kumaragupta    
    (d) None of the above

    78.    Kumaradevi, a queen of Govinda Chandra Gahadavala, constructed Dharma-Chakra-JinaVihara at
    (a) Bodha Gaya    
    (b) Rajgrih
    (c) Kushinagar    
    (d) Sarnath

    79.    Which of the following dynasties frequently assigned to the ladies high ranking positions inadministration ?
    (a) Chola    
    (b) Chalukya
    (c) Pala    
    (d) Sena

    80.    Who among the following Rajput rulers is known to have written a book on music ?
    (a)    JayachandraGahadavala
    (b)    Prithviraj Chauhan
    (c)    RanaKumbha
    (d)    Man Singh

    81.    Which Sultan of Delhi was a contemporary of the Mongol leader Chengiz Khan ?
    (a) Iltutmish    
    (b) Razia
    (c) Balban    
    (d) AlauddinKhalji

    82.    Who among the following was the continuing link between Sher Shah and Akbar in the Field of land revenue administration ?
    (a) Birbal    
    (b) Todar Mai
    (c) Bhagwan Das    
    (d) Bhar Mai

    83.    With which medieval ruler would you associate the statement 'I would have lost the empire just for a handful of millet' ?
    (a) AlauddinKhalji    
    (b) Muhammad Tughlaq
    (c) Sher Shah    
    (d) Aurangzeb

    84.    The Maratha King became a non-entity and the Peshwa the virtual ruler from the time of
    (a) BalajiVishwanath    
    (b) BajiRao I
    (c) BalajiRao    
    (d) MadhavRao I

    85.    Thomas Roe was received in audience by Jehangir at
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Ajmer
    (c) Delhi    
    (d) Fatehpur Sikn

    86.    Which one of the following musical instruments was mastered by Aurangzeb ?
    (a) Sitar    
    (b) Pakhawaj
    (c) Veena    
    (d) None of the above

    87.    Which son of Aurangzeb revolted against his father, weakening the latter's position against the Rajputs?
    (a) Azam    
    (b) Akbar
    (c) Muazzam    
    (d) Kam Baksh

    88.    Who were the first Europeans to come to India for trade ?
    (a) Dutch    
    (b) English
    (c) French    
    (d) Portuguese

    89.    What did the Act V of 1843 make illegal?
    (a) Child marriage    
    (b) Infanticide
    (c) Sati    
    (d) Slavery

    90.    Who among the following was the leader of the revolution of 18S7 in Assam ?
    (a)    DiwanManiramDutta
    (b)    Kandarpcshwar Singh
    (c)    Purandar Singh
    (d)    PialiBarua

    91.    Which of the following Acts transferred the Government of India from East India Company to the Crown ?
    (a)    Government of India Act 1858
    (b)    Indian Councils Act 1861
    (c)    Royal Titles Act 1876
    (d)    Indian Councils Act 1892

    92.    The first meeting of Indian National Congress was held at
    (a) Bombay    
    (b) Poona
    (c) Madras    
    (d) Calcutta

    93.    The paper 'Indians Mirror' was published during1880 from
    (a) Bombay    
    (b) Calcutta
    (c) Madras    
    (d) Pondicherry

    94.    Name the organization formed by Surendranath Banerjee which merged with the Indian National Congress in 1886
    (a)    East India Association
    (b)    London India Society
    (c)    Indian Association
    (d)    Indian National Conference

    95.    Who among the following introduced the Vernacular Press Act ?
    (a) Lord Lytton    
    (b) Lord Ripon
    (c) Lord Curzon    
    (d) Lord Hastings

    96.    The President of Surat Session of Indian National Congress, 1907 was
    (a) R.B.Ghosh    
    (b) B.G. Tilak
    (c) AnnieUesant    
    (d) G. K. Gokhale

    97.    Who among the following had started Indian Home Rule Society in London ?
    (a)    Annie Bcsant
    (b)    BalGungadharTilak
    (c)    Shyamji Krishna Verma
    (d)    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    98.    The first Trade Union was founded in India in the year 1918 by
    (a) N.M.Joshi    
    (b) B.P. Wadia
    (c) V.V. Giri    
    (d) S.A. Dange

    99.    Who resigned from the membership of Viceroy's Executive Council as a protest against JallianwalaBagh Massacre ?
    (a) Mahatma Gandhi    
    (b) Rabindranath Tagore
    (c) Shankaran Nair    
    (d) Jamnalal Bajaj

    100.    Who had opposed the Champaran Satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi ?
    (a) RabindranathTagrore    
    (b) N. G. Ranga
    (c) RajkumarShukla    
    (d) Rajendra Prasad

    101.    In which one of the following languages was the first issue of the Journal Ghadar published ?
    (a) Urdu    
    (b) Hindi
    (c) English    
    (d) Marathi

    102.    Who was the author of the book 'Bandi Jiwan' ?
    (a) Dinabandhu Mitra    
    (b) HemaChandrakar
    (c) Ram Prasad BismiI    
    (d) SachindraSanyal

    103.    Consider the following events connectd with Indian National Movement:
    1.    Gandhi-Irvin Pact
    2.    Execution of Bhagai Singh
    3.    Karachi Session of Indian National Congress. 1931
    4.    Martyrdom of Chandra Shekhar Azad

    Find the correct chronological order of the events from the code given below :
    Code:

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

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

    A.    Annie Besant                       1. Home Rule Movement
    B.    Dr. Rajcndra Prasad             2. Champaran Satyagraha
    C.    Jawahar Lai Nehru                3. Lucknow .Session of Indian National Congress. 1916
    D.    AmbikaCharan Majumdar      4. Lahore Session of Indian National Congress, 1929

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

    105.    Who among the following said about the Act of1935 'a car which has brake but no engine' ?
    (a) Jawahar Lai Nehru    
    (b) C. Rajgopalachari
    (c) Mahatma Gandhi    
    (d) S.C. Bose

    106.    Who formed the Radical Democratic Party in 1940 ?
    (a)    Indrasen
    (b)    M.N.Roy
    (c)    Somendranath Tagore
    (d)    ShachindranathSanyal

    107.    Who started the individual Satyagraha ?
    (a) Mahatma Gandhi    
    (b) PattabhiSitaramayya
    (c) Jawahar Lai Nehru    
    (d) VinobaBhave

    108.    Who among the following called the movements of Gandhiji as 'political blackmail' ?
    (a) Lord Chelmsford    
    (b) Lord Wavel
    (c) Lord Linlithgow     
    (d) Lord Motague

    109.    Muslim League observed the 'Direct Action Day' on
    (a) 12 August 1942    
    (b) 16 August 1943
    (c) l6 August!946    
    (d) 14Augustl947

    110.    Arrange in choronolgical order the following events which occurred during post-independence period:
    1.    Liberation of Goa
    2.    Dalai Lama fled to India
    3.    Chou En-Lai visited India
    4.    India visit of Khrushchev and Bulganin

    Select the correct answer from the code given below :
    Code:

    (a) 1.3,2.4    
    (b) 2. 1.4,3
    (c) 3.4. 1.2    
    (d) 4.2.3. 1

    111.    Who among the following were responsible for the creation of Ratha monuments at Mamallapurani?
    (a) Cholas    
    (b) Pallavas
    (c) Pandyas    
    (d) Chalukyas

    112.    The ancient monuments of Elephanta are mostly
    I. Buddhist    
    2. Jain
    3. Saivite    
    4. Vaishanvite

    Select the correct answer from the code given below :
    Code:

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

    113.    Which of the following temples is considered as a wonder of rock-cut architecture ?
    (a)    Brihadisvara Temple, Tanjavur
    (b)    Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneshwar
    (c)    Kailasa Temple, Ellora
    (d)    KandariaMahadeva Temple, Khajuraho

    114.    Ruins of which of the following represent the old capital of Vijayanagar?
    (a) Ahmadnagar    
    (b) Bijapur
    (c) Golconda    
    (d) Hampi

    115.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Akbar's Tomb       -    Sikandara
    (b)    Jahangir'sTomb     -    Sahdara
    (c)    Tomb of Shaikh     -    FatchpurSikriSalimChishli
    (d)    Tomb of Shaikh     -    AjmerNizamuddinAulia

    116.    Which of the following was the birth place of Guru Nanak ?
    (a) Amritsar    
    (b) Nabha
    (c) Nankana    
    (d) Nander

    117.    Where did Maharaja Jaisingh II built observatories ?
    1. Delhi    
    2. Jaipur
    3. Ujjain    
    4. Varanasi

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    Code :

    (a) 1 and 2    
    (b) 1 and 3
    (c) 2and-3    
    (d) 1.2, 3 and 4

    118.    Who among the following transformed the traditional Ganapati festival of Maharashtra into a national festival and gave it a political character ?
    (a)    Ramdas
    (b)    Shivaji
    (c)    MahadevGovindRanade
    (d)    BalGangadharTilak

    119.    Who among the following had founded the 'Indian Society of Oriental Art' to revive ancient art traditions of India ?
    (a)    Abarimdra Nath Tagore
    (b)    Nand Lai Bose
    (c)    Asil Kumar Haldhar
    (d)    Amrita Shergill

    120.    Who among the following was offered membership of the Royal Asiatic Society of Paris ?
    (a)    DadabhaiNaoroji
    (b)    Michael MadhusudanDutta
    (c)    Raja Rammohan Roy
    (d)    Vivekanand

    121.    The list University Chair of Sanskrit was founded in
    (a) England    
    (b) France
    (c) Germany    
    (d) Russia

    122.    Who among the following had said, 'God intended me to look upon all religions with one eye, that is why he took away the light from the other' ?
    (a)    MahiirajaRanjit Singh
    (b)    Maharaja Sher Singh
    (c)    Maharaja Dalip Singh
    (d)    None of the above

    123.    Who among the following deities is represented in art as holding a plough ?
    (a) Krishna    
    (b) Balarama
    (c) Kartikeya    
    (d) Maitreya

    124.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Jawahar Lal Nehru    -    Hind Swaraj
    (b)    MauhnaAbul             -    India Wins Freedom Kalam Azad
    (c)    Subhash Chandra     -    Indian Struggle Bose
    (d)    Lala Lajpat Rai         -    Unhappy India

    125.    Which one of the following will be the year of Saka Samvat in December 2009.
    (a) 1931    
    (b) 1952
    (c) 2066    
    (d) 2087

    126.    The smallest million city of India is
    (a) Amritsar    
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Rajkoi    
    (d) Vijayawada

    127.    Why is Dhanbad most densely inhabited district of Chhotanagpur plateau ?
    (a)    Fertile soil and irrigational facilities by canals from the Damodar.
    (b)    Availability of coal iron ore, mica, copper etc.
    (c)    Development of mining industries and industrialization.
    (d)    All the above

    128.    Which one of the following classes of towns are included in the category of small towns by the Census of India ?
    (a) Class VI    
    (b) Class V and VI
    (c) Class IV. V and VI    
    (d) Class III.IV. V and VI

    129.    In India maximum number of cities reporting slums are found in
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Maharashtra
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    130.    The coast areas of which of the following oceans are called 'ring of fire' ?
    (a) Atlantic Ocean    
    (b) Pacific Ocean
    (c) Indian Ocean    
    (d) None of the above

    131.    'Operation Green' was launched in Uttar Pradesh on
    (a) July 1, 2001    
    (b) October 2, 2001
    (c) July 1, 2005    
    (d) June 6, 2006

    132.    The Country which has the finest system of protected lands in the world is
    (a) China    
    (b) Costa Rica
    (c) India    
    (d) Switzerland

    133.    In India maximum alkali area is found in the State of
    (a) Gujarat    
    (b) Haryana
    (c) Punjab    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    134.    In India Project Elephant was launched in the year
    (a) 1968    
    (b) 1970
    (c) 1972    
    (d) 1974

    135.    Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
    (a)    Simlipal              -    Assam
    (b)    Nokrek               -    Meghalaya
    (c)    DehongDcbang    -    Sikkim
    (d)    Agasthymalai      -    Karnataka

    136.    According to the 2001 Census Report, male female ratio in India is
    (a) 1000:930    
    (b) 1000:934
    (c) 1000:926    
    (d) 1000:933

    137.    Which State of India has the largest Muslim population according to the 2001 Census ?
    (a) Assam    
    (b) Bihar
    (c) Uttar Pradesh    
    (d) West Bengal

    138.    Among the following States which one has the highest sex ratio, according to 2001 Census ?
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Chhattisgarh
    (c) Himachal Pradesh    
    (d) Jharkhand

    139.    The State which recorded the minimum population growth rate during 1991-2001 is
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Kerala
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) West Bengal

    140.    In which year was the first regular Census held in India?
    (a) 1921    
    (b) 1881
    (c) 1911    
    (d) 1931

    141.    Which of the following countries are included in the "Golden Crescent" ?
    1. Afghanistan    
    2. Iran
    3. Iraq    
    4. Pakistan

    Select the correct answer from the code given below :
    Code:

    (a) 1 and 2    
    (b) 3 and 4
    (c) 1.2and 3    
    (d) 1.2 and 4

    142.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Kimbcrley          -    Diamond
    (b)    Witwatersrand    -    Gold
    (c)    Katomga            -    Copper
    (d)    Saar                  -    Iron ore

    143.    Which one of the following countries has the highest birth rate ?
    (a) Afghanistan    
    (b) Bangladesh
    (c) India    
    (d) Pakistan

    144.    Alexandria is a port of
    (a) Egypt    
    (b) Israel
    (c) Jordan    
    (d) Libya

    145.    Which one of the following South Asian countries has the highest population density ?
    (a) Sri Lanka    
    (b) India
    (c) Nepal    
    (d) Pakistan

    146.    Persian Gulf does not form border with
    (a) Bahrain    
    (b) Iraq
    (c) Kuwait    
    (d) Oman

    147.    Which one of the following countries is the third largest economy of the world ?
    (a) Japan    
    (b) Malaysia
    (c) India    
    (d) China

    148.    The Equator passes through
    (a)    Central African Republic
    (b)    Kenya
    (c)    Sarawak
    (d)    Venezuela

    149.    Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
            Minerals       Producing areas
    (a)    Copper         -    Arizona
    (b)    Coal             -    Carajas
    (c)    Iron Ore       -    Rastanura
    (d)    Petroleum     -    Donbas

    150.    Which of the following are active volcanoes ?
    1. Aconcagua    
    2. Cotopopaxi
    3. Etna    
    4. Fujiyama

    Select the correct answer from the code given below :
    Code:

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

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