Question paper and answer key- combined state civil/upper subordinate service (pre) exam-2010 by UKPSC, Haridwar, Uttarakhand PSC exam general studies question paper with expected answers
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We are giving you the questions asked in the general studies paper set A of Uttarakhand PCS civil services (pre) exam-2010 held on 8th January, 2012 and answers to those questions are also given below. But please check the answers in the official answer keys later. And just see if you can add some more answers or cross examine the answers given here with proof. This page will be updated as and when needed. So please check it again. There are also two other pages of this article (see the end of this page below).
1-Which was the principle plant used in green revolution?
Ans: (d) Mexican wheat
2- Which tribe of Uttarakhand practice transhumance?
Ans: (c) Bhotia
3- Jog fall is on river
and it is 253 meters in height. Sherawati River
4- Number of union territories in
Ans: (b) 7
which of the following is not natural Harbour? India
Ans: (d) Chennai
6- Where is black Pagoda?
Ans: (b) Konark sun temple is also named as black Pagoda.
7- The second largest island of the world after
8- The largest part of our hydrosphere is
Ans: (c) Pacific Ocean since it is the largest ocean
9- Ozone layer is situated in
Ans: (b) 90% of ozone layer is in stratosphere
Ans: (c) Rameshwaram
11- Which of the following area of
does not comes under Zone of High seismic intensity? India
Ans: (d) Karnataka Plateau
12- Which of the following is not included in the geographical group of countries known as
13- Which of the following is the largest producer/exporter of the castor oil seeds?
is largest exporter and the European Union countries are the largest importers. India
14- Total length of the Equator is about
Ans: (c) 40075 km
15- Which of the following state has greatest Mica resources?
16- What are Kingi Bingri, Neeti, Shait-shail and Dharma of Uttarakhand?
Ans: (d) passes in the district of Pithoragarh.
17- The local time of a place is 6 AM when Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 3AM, what will be the longitude of the place?
Ans: (b) 45 degree east, 1 degree change in longitude is equal to 4 minute change in the time
18- Which one of the following is World Heritage in Uttarakhand?
Ans: (c) Nanda Devi Bio-sphere reserve
19- Which one is not part of great lakes?
Ans: (a) Bear
20- On which River Dulhasti Power station situated?
Ans: (c) Chenab, a 390 MW project in
by NHPC. Jammu and Kashmir
21- Which District of Uttarakhand has the highest sex ratio according to 2011 census report?
Ans: (a) Almora has 1142 females per 1000 males
22- Under the Constitution of India organization of village Panchayat is a
Ans: (c) Directive Principles
23- The Altitude of the Shiwalik peaks falls in between
Ans: (a) 850-1200 Mts
Or (b) 750-1100 Mts
24- Through how many Indian states the Tropic of Cancer passes?
Ans: (b) 8, Gujrat, Rajasthan, MP, Chattisgarh,
Bihar, WB, Tripura, Mijoram
25- Geometric mean can be used to find out
26- Two series having the same Mean, Median and Mode may
27- For group data the formulae for Median is based on
28- How many squares are there in the following figure?
Ans: (b) 5
29- One of the following is nor the characteristic of
Ans: (d) predominance of large farms
30- What will be the length of the longest bamboo which can be put in a room of 12 meters length, 9 meters width and 8 meter height?
31- A clock is showing 8AM. How many degrees the hour hand will move by the time it shows 2 PM?
Ans: (a) 180 degree
32- A train covers 5km of its journey at a speed of 30 km/h and next 15 km at a speed of 45 km/h. The average speed of train was
Ans: (b) 40 KM/hour
33- The arithmetic mean (AM) of two numbers is 6.5 and the geometric mean is 6. The two numbers are
Ans: (d) 4, 9
34-Which Parliamentary committee scrutinizes the report of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?
Ans: (d) Standing committee
35- Which is the missing fraction in the following series?
Ans: (b) 19/42
36- Which of the following is not the direct tax in
Ans: (d) sales tax is kind of indirect tax
37- EXIM bank was set up in the year
Ans: (b) 1982
38- “Integrated child development services” scheme was started in
Ans: (c) 1975
39- First Finance Minister of Independent India was
Ans: R.K. Shanmukham chetty and John Mathai was finance Minister from 1949-1951
40- Central issue of the
round of talks of the WTO was Doha
Ans: (a) issue related to agriculture
41-In which state the Buddhist Toba Monastery located?
Ans: (b) spiti
Valley of Himachal Pradesh
42- The Somnath (Masi) fair is joyfully celebrated in the
Ans: (a) Uttarakhand, Shiva temple near Almora
43- Which ancient Indian book has been translated into 15 Indian and 4 foreign languages?
Ans: (b) Panchtantra
44- Which is the most common input device used today?
Ans: (c) Keyboard
45- A speedometer of a car represents
46- A network of networks simply called
Ans: (d) internet
47- Which Industry is primary user of MICR or Magnetic Ink Character Reader?
Ans: (b) Banks, used at bottom of cheque etc.
48- The name of Indian supercomputer is
Ans: (b) Param
49- IC chips of computers are usually made up of
Ans: (c) Silicon
50- Net National Product (NNP) and Gross National Product (GNP)
Ans: (d) are different
Or (a) measure the value of National production
Note- GNP= NNP- depreciation of fixed capital
51- In the website of organization “.com’ indicates
Ans: (d) commercial
Ans: (c) Fukushima
53- Match the following:
Ans: (d) correct match is
MK Gandhi- Dandi
Jawaharlal Nehru- Purn swaraj
Abdul Gaffar Khan- red shirt movement
Vallabh Patel- Bardoli
54- Newspaper started by Lokmanya Tilak
Ans: (b) Kesari
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