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Sunday, May 17, 2015

RRC Kolkata Group D Exam Solved Question Paper (Exam Held On: 23-11-2014)

1. English weekly 'Young India' was launched by whom?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (b). M's. Gandhi
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale (Ans: b)

2. Where the Kuka Movement was founded?
(A) Uttar Pradesh (b) Malabar (c) Bihar (d) Punjab (Ans: d)

3. In which year the Ramakrishna Mission was founded?
(A) 1887 (b) 1884 (c) 1897 (d) 1905 (Ans: c)

4. Who was the ruler of the largest empire Satavahanas?
(A) Satkarni first (b) Satkarni II
(C) Gautamiputra Satkarni (d) Vshishti son Pulamayi (Ans: c)

5. Gautama Buddha and Mahavira both rising during the reign of whom have endorsed its principles?
(A) Bindusara (b) Ashok (c) Chandragupta Maurya (d) Bimbisara (Ans: d)

6. In 1888 a British man who presided over the session of the Indian National Congress, who was?
(A) a. O. Hume (b) George Yule (c), William Jones (d) Charles Vud (Ans: b)

7. Who was the poet gathering of Prithviraj Chauhan?
(A) Hrisen (b) one or two Brdoi (c) Rvikriti (d) Banabhatta (Ans: b)

8. Who was the Governor General at the time of the revolt of 1857?
(A) Lord Dalhousie (b) Lord Canning (c) Lord Curzon (d) Lord Wellesley (Ans: b)

39. What freedom fighters "Bagha Jatin 'was known as?
(A) jatindranath slave (b) Jatindra Mohan Sengupta
(C) jatindranath Sanyal (d) jatindranath Mukherjee (Ans: d)

10 'intimate gathering' Who was the founder?
(A) Ram Mohan Roy (b) Ishwarcndra Vidyasagar
(C) Devendra Tagore (d) Keshab Chandra Sen (Ans: a)

11. Who 'Fratiar Gandhi was known as?
(A) Vllbai Patel (b) Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (d) Vinoba Bhave (Ans: c)

12. Who was the founder of Pal dynasty?
(A) Dharam (b) Devpal (c) Gopal (d) MP (Ans: c)

13. What riverside city of Vijayanagar was located?
(A) Krishna (b) Kaveri (c) Godavari (d) Tungabhadra (Ans: d)

14. The following persons under twenty-five (25) years who was personal secretary of Mahatma Gandhi?
(A) BHULABHAI Desai (b) Mahadev Desai
(C) Vinoba Bhave (d) Vallabhbhai Patel (Ans: b)

15. After mounting the throne, Harsh Vardhan what the degree of the eclipse?
(A) Gunraja (b) Avnisimaha (c) Maharaja (d) Shiladity (Ans: d)

16. Ranjit Singh, who was the head?
(A) Nakai Misl (b) Ahwoowalia Misl
(C) Sukrckya Misl (d) Ramgarhia Misl (Ans: c)

17. Who was the founder of the House of young India?
(A) Bhagat Singh (b) RajGuru (c) SS (d) Ram Prasad Bismil (Ans: a)

18. The title 'Parakersi and Rajkeshri' which was adopted by dynasties?
(A) crops (b) Parmar (c) Pandya (d) T (Ans: d)

19. What Chola kings conquered the island of Sri Lanka's first complete?
(A) Rajdiraj first (b) Vijayalaya (c) Karikla (d) Rajendra (Ans: d)

20. Who was the founder of the Bahmani kingdom?
(A) Alauddin Hasan (b) Ismail Home
(C) Muhammad Shah II (d) Gangu (Ans: a)

21. Loktak Lake which is located in the Indian state?
(A) Mizoram (b) Assam (c) Tripura (d) Manipur (Ans: d)

22. What is the metamorphic rock of sandstone?
(A) Marble (b) Quartzite (c) Shell (d) shale (Ans: b)

23. Koyna dam which is located in the Indian state?
(A) HP (b) Maharashtra (c) Uttarakhand (d) Tamil Nadu (Ans: b)

24. magma reaching the surface of the Earth becomes, what's it called when the concrete?
(A) Granite (b) slag (c) Kwatrg (d) silicate (Ans: b)

25. In all the world's oceans deep Forms
(A) Pacific (b) Atlantic Ocean
(C) Indian Ocean (d) the Arctic Ocean (Ans: a)

26. Which of the river flow Oxbow (Ox-bow) is formed lakes?
(A) Upper or mountain stream (b) medium or valley flows
(C) lower or flat flow (d) None of the above (Ans: b)

27. What types of Alps mountains?
(A) turning the (b) lobe (c) residual (d) volcanic (Ans: a)

28. Which layer of the atmosphere in the weather-related events take place?
(A) Mesosfiyr (b) Ayonosfiyr (c) Stratosphere (d) troposphere (Ans: d)

29. Whose example limestone and chalk?
(A) igneous rocks (b) mechanically formed rocks Tlcti
(C) constituted Tlcti Javikt rocks (d) Rupantri The rocks (Ans: c)

30. In which river 'chain' (Dhunwadhar) waterfall is located?
(A) TAPI (b) Brahmaputra (c) Narmada (d) Kaveri (Ans: c)

31. Nirmaan thick brick wall, use of cold storage is why?
(A) brick are good conductors of heat, (b) bricks are cheaper than other materials of
(C) the brick is easily accessible (d) brick are bad conductors of heat (Ans: d)

32. What Shadn mild electric current is used to detect?
(A) The voltmeter (b) watt meter (c) thermometer (d) galvanometer (Ans: d)

33. hydrogen atom protons, electrons and neutrons, respectively, which are included as?
(A) 1,0,1 (b) 1,1,0 (c) 1,1,1 (d) 0,1,0 (Ans: b)

34. Kelvin scale, the melting point of ice is-
(A) 0 Kelvin (b) 273 Kelvin (c) 373 Kelvin (d) 100 Kelvin (Ans: b)

35. Which of the following is a physical change?
(A) rusting of iron (b) burning of candles
(C) eggs boiling (d) of boiling water (Ans: d)

36. The flow of heat between two objects depends on what direction?
(A) the presence of their heat (b) their mass
(C) the temperature (d) they are solid, liquid or gaseous state or not (Ans: c)

37. Which is the hormone that controls blood pressure?
(A) vasopressin (b) oxytocin (c) estrogen (d) Testosterone (Ans: d)

38. What kind of a freezer tray is formed early in the snow?
(A) rubber (b) Plastic (c) aluminum (d) Wood (Ans: c)

39. Pressed heating element in what is called?
(A) Copper (b) Tungsten (c) Micah (d) Nichrome (Ans: d)

40. escape from tree to tree at night because gold is not fair?
(A) Carbon dioxide (b) oxygen
(C) carbon monoxide (d) sulfur dioxide (Ans: a)

41. the lightest element in the universe is what?
(A) Helium (b) hydrogen (c) Nitrogen (d) Silicon (Ans: b)

42. Which of the following Laughing gas (Laughing gas) say?
(A) Nai tricks oxide (b) Nitrogen dioxide
(C) Penta nitrogen oxide (d) nitrous oxide (Ans: d)

43. shine due to air bubbles in the water?
(A) dispersion (b) Image (c) diffraction (d) total internal reflection (Ans: d)

44. What scientists have discovered the blood group?
(A) Landsteiner (b) Lister (c) William Harvey (d) Pasteur (Ans: a)

45. Where ammonia gas is collected?
(A) hot-water (b) cold water over
(C) air upward displacement (d) air downstream displacement (Ans: d)

46. ​​What is called nitric acid salts?
(A) nitrate (b) nitrite (c) Haiponaitroit (d) Sayanaid (Ans: a)

47. The involuntary muscles are controlled by whom?
(A) cerebrum (b) Sseribanlm (c) medulla Ovlongta (d) of the spine (Ans: a)

48. Why is blended in gasoline Tetroithail lead?
(A) to prevent freezing (b) to increase the boiling point
(C) to increase the flash point (d) an increase in anti-knocking for ratings (Ans: d)

49. Sinnabar ore Forms
(A) Copper (b) iron (c) of mercury (d) Lead (Ans: c)

50. Which of these "master gland" is known as?
(A) thymus (b) Islets of Langerhans (c) of the pituitary (d) Thyroid (Ans: c)

51. After the formation of the 16th Lok Sabha as the first woman chief minister of Gujarat, who are Sँbale charge?
(A) UMA (b) Swaraj (c) Anandiben Patel (d) Bsundhara Raje (Ans: c)

52. After the formation of the 16th Lok Sabha, who has been appointed as Minister of Railways?
(A) Arun Jaitley (b) Mallikarjun (c), Ananth Kumar (d) Dizvil Sadanand Gowda (Ans: d)

53. The President of India to India .......... may resign by writing under his hand.
(A) the Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b) CJ (c) Vice President (d) Prime Minister (Ans: c)

54. Cricket is the distance between the two sets V-Kate?
(A) 18 yards (b) 20 yards (c) 22 yards (d) 24 yards (Ans: c)

55. India's first satellite, whose name is?
(A) Aryabhata (b) Bhaskaracharya (c) Brahmihir (d) Sridharachary (Ans: a)

56. In which year India's first nuclear test in Pokhran in Rajasthan were made?
(A) 1984 (b) 1974 (c) 1964 (d) 1954 (Ans: b)

57. What is the monetary unit of Japan?
(A) Dollars (b) Pound (c) Rial (d) yen (Ans: d)

58. How many members of the State Legislative Assemblies are elected for a period?
(A) two years, (b) three years (c) five years, (d) six years (Ans: c)

59. Robin Williams recently died, was a famous ...........
(A) The Nobel-winning writer (b) The actor and comedian
(C) Economist (d) Composer (Ans: b)

60. What is the capital of Cuba?
(A) Suva (b) Havana (c) Nicosia (d) Asuncion (Ans: b)

61. In a game of basketball players on each side are the stems?
(A) 4 (b) 5 (c) 6 (d) 7 (Ans: b)

62. Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs in Delhi and other metros concerns of people living in the northeastern states have formed a committee to look into. Who is led by committee?
(A) J. M. LYNGDOH (b) m. P. Bezbaruah
(C) p. A. Sangma (d) s. Padmanabhan (Ans: b)

63. To qualify in the Rajya Sabha, the minimum age of an Indian citizen is-
(A) twenty-five (b) thirty (c) thirty five (d) forty (Ans: b)

64. Which of the following state case of illegal detention of a person is issued by the court?
(A) habeas corpus (Habeas Corpus) (b) of mandamus (Mandamus)
(C) certiorari (Certiorari) (d) Prohibition (Prohibition) (Ans: a)

65. Who was independent India's first CEC?
(A) T. N. Seshan (b) M. S. Gill (c) J. M. LYNGDOH (d) Sukumar Sen (Ans: d)

66. This year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been appointed as national security adviser?
(A) Ajit Doval (b). M's. Narayanan (c) Mukul Rohatgi (d) Rajiv Mathur (Ans: a)

67. It was India's first nuclear reactor
(A) Jrlina (b) pole (c) nymph (d) Kamini (Ans: c)

68. Recent Fildm medal in 2014, which is considered the highest award in mathematics mathematician of Indian origin who are winning?
(A) Manjul Bhargava (b) Satish Kulkarni (c) Chandra Bhattacharya (d) Shrivatsa Acharya (Ans: a)

69. Indian State Governor who draws oath?
(A) the Chief Justice of India, (b) the Chief Minister
(C) the chairman of the State Legislative Assembly (d) of the State High Court Chief Justice (Ans: d)

70. How many times Brazil have won the World Cup soccer championship?
(A) four times (b) five times, (c) two (d) three times (Ans: a)

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Railway Recruitment Cell (Delhi) Group ‘D’ Exam., 2014 Solved Paper (Exam Held on 23-11-2014)

1. Which party emerged as the third largest party in the recently declared results of General Election 2014 ? 
(A) Indian National Congress (B) Bahujan Samaj Party 
(C) AIADMK (D) Trinamool Congress (Ans : C)

2. Who is the current Cabinet Minister of Human Resource Development Ministry in GOI (as on 19 Oct., 2014) ? 
(A) Maneka Gandhi (B) Sushri Uma Bharati 
(C) Dr. Najma A. Heptulla (D) Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani (Ans : D)

3. Name the State that recently launched ‘Amma Salt’ under the social welfare scheme in the State ? 
(A) Goa (B) Tamil Nadu (C) Kerala (D) West Bengal (Ans : B)

4. Which important parallel of latitude passes through the middle of India? 
(A) Tropic of Cancer (B) Tropic of Capricorn 
(C) Arctic Circle (D) Antarctic Circle (Ans : A)

5. What does ‘Vitamin K’ do ? 
(A) Assists in blood cloting (B) Converts fat to muscle 
(C) Produces serotonin (D) None of these (Ans : A)

6. Which of the following diseases are transmitted from one person to another? 
1. AIDS 2. Cirrhosis 3. Hepatitis B 4. Syphilis 
Select the correct answer using the code given below– 
(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (B) 1, 3 and 4 only 
(C) 1 and 2 only (D) 2, 3 and 4 only (Ans : B)

7. In a common pencil what does ‘HB’ stand for? 
(A) Heavy Bound (B) Hard Black (C) Harry Brown (D) Heavy Bold (Ans : B)

8. Who killed the Sikh Guru Arjun Dev? 
(A) Akbar (B) Jahangir (C) Babur (D) Aurangzeb (Ans : D)

9. Which Article of the Constitution explains Equality before the Law? 
(A) Article 10 (B) Article 14 (C) Article 18 (D) Article 156 (Ans : B)

10. Who was the elected President of Constituent Assembly? 
(A) Dr. Sachidanand Sinha (B) Rajendra Prasad 
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) B. R. Ambedkar (Ans : B)

11. ‘Sharda Act’ deals with– 
(A) Widow Remarriage (B) Child Marriage 
(C) Inter-caste Marriage (D) Polygamy (Ans : B)

12. Maximum strength of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha respectively are– 
(A) 542 and 250 (B) 552 and 250 (C) 542 and 275 (D) 540 and 240 (Ans : B)

13. What does ‘AC and DC’ stand for in the electrical field ? 
(A) Atlantic City and District of Columbia 
(B) Alternating Current and Direct Current 
(C) A Rock Band from Australia 
(D) Averagem Current and Discharged Capacitor (Ans : B)

14. Match the manufacturing units with their locations– 
(a) Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (b) Integral Coach Factory 
(c) Wheel and Axle Plant (d) Rail Coach Factory 
1. Tamilnadu 2. Punjab 3. West 8engal 4. Karnataka 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 3 4 1 2 
(B) 2 1 4 3 
(C) 3 1 4 2 
(D) 3 1 2 4 (Ans : C)

15. Who is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Defence? 
(A) General (B) Chief of defence staff 
(C) President of India (D) Prime Minister of India (Ans : C)

16. The splitting of different colours of light in prism is called– 
(A) Refraction of light (B) Diffraction of light 
(C) Dispersion of light (D) Reflection of light (Ans : C)

17. Optical fiber works on the principle of– 
(A) Scattering (B) Interference (C) Total internal reflection (D) Refraction (Ans : C)

18. What is the first element on the Periodic Table? 
(A) Hydrogen (B) Oxygen (C) Nitrogen (D) Carbon (Ans : A)

19. Which of the following is the chief constituent of vinegar? 
(A) Oxalic acid (B) Formic acid (C) Citric acid (D) Acetic acid (Ans : D)

20. UNESCO stand for– 
(A) United Nations Environment, Scientific and Cultural Organization 
(B) United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization 
(C) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 
(D) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Children Organization (Ans : C)

21. The statue of ‘Gomateshwara’ at Sravanabelagola was built by– 
(A) Chandragupta Maurya (B) Kharvela 
(C) Amoghavarsha (D) Chamundaraya (Ans : D)

22. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched ? 
(Dam/Lake to River)– 
(A) Govind Sagar Lake – Sutlej 
(B) Kolleru Lake – Cauvery 
(C) Ukai Reservoir – Tapti 
(D) Wullar Lake – Jhelum (Ans : B)

23. Which one of the following rivers does NOT originate in India? 
(A) Beas (B) Chenab (C) Ravi (D) Sutlej (Ans : D)

24. In India the period of the monsoon season starts and ends between the months of– 
(A) March to September (B) May to December 
(C) June to September (D) None of these (Ans : C)

25. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists– 
(Geographic feature to Country) 
(a) Great Victoria Desert (b) Grand Canyon 
(c) Lake Winnipeg (d) Southern Alps 
List-II 1. Australia 2. Canada 3. New Zealand 4. USA 
(a) (b) (c) (d) 
(A) 1 2 4 3 
(B) 1 4 2 3 
(C) 3 2 4 1 
(D) 3 4 2 1 (Ans : B)

26. With whose permission did the English set up their first factory in Surat? 
(A) Akbar (B) Jahangir (C) Shah Jahan (D) Aurangzeb (Ans : B)

27. Name the galaxy in which the Earth is a planet of ? 
(A) Andromeda (B) Ursa Major (C) Ursa Minor (D) Milky Way (Ans : D)

28. India occupied which place in terms of largest economy in the recent World Bank Report in Purchasing Power Parity? 
(A) Third Largest Economy (B) Fourth Largest Economy 
(C) Fifth Largest Economy (D) Second Largest Economy (Ans : A)

29. Name the bank that was included in the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934 or 21 May, 2014. 
(A) Neelachal Gramya Bank (B) Bharatiya Mahila Bank 
(C) Chikmagalur Kodagu Grameena Bank (D) Purvanchal Gramin Bank (Ans : B)

30. Name the winner of 2014 Wimbledon Tennis Open in Men’s Singles Category. 
(A) Roger Federer (B) Novak Djokovic (C) Noah Rubin (D) Vasek (Ans : B)

31. The Kabaddi League Team which won the inaugural STAR Pro- Kabaddi League Tournament is ? 
(A) U Mumba (B) Patna Pirates (C) Jaipur Pink Panthers (D) Telugu Titans (Ans : C)

32. Name the Indian who on 28 April, 2014 won the prestigious Gold-man Environmental Prize for the year 2014 that is commonly called as the Green Nobel. 
(A) Helen Holden (B) Ramesh Agrawal 
(C) Rudi Putra (D) Suren Gazaryan (Ans : B)

33. Who is the author of the immortal Indian epic poem “Mahabharata” ? 
(A) Sage Veda Vyasa (B) Sage Valmiki 
(C) Sage Vasishta (D) Sage Yagnavalkya (Ans : A)

34. What is considered as the traditional ancient name of the “Hindu” religion? 
(A) Sanatana Dharma (B) Puratana Dharma (C) Vaishnavism (D) Shaivism (Ans : A)

35. Music Director R. D. Burman is also known as– 
(A) Rocky (B) Pancham (C) Chichi (D) Chintu (Ans : B)

36. Which film got the highest number of awards in different categories in the IIFA Awards 2014? 
(A) Chennai Express (B) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag 
(C) Shaadike Side Effects (D) Aashiqui 2 (Ans : B)

37. The longest bone in the human body is– 
(A) Stapes (B) Humerus (C) Ulna (D) Femur (Ans : D)

38. White Blood Cells acts in which manner? 
(A) As a defence against infection (B) A source of energy 
(C) For clotting blood (D) As a medium for oxygen transport from lung to tissues (Ans : A)

39. India’s Permanent Research Station ‘Dakshin Gangotri’ is located at– 
(A) Antarctica (B) Indian Ocean (C) Himalayas (D) Arabian Sea (Ans : A)

40. Solar energy is generated due to– 
(A) Fusion reactions (B) Fission reactions 
(C) Combustion reactions (D) Chemical reactions (Ans : A)

41. ‘Al-Beruni’ the famous traveller came to India during the reign of– 
(A) Mohamrnad-bin-Tughlak (B) Ghyasuddin Tughlak 
(C) Feroz Shah Tughlak (D) Allauddin Khilzi (Ans : *)

42. What is the retirement age of Supreme Court Judge? 
(A) 60 years (B) 62 years (C) 65 years (D) 68 years (Ans : C)

43. Which Temple dedicated to the Sun-God is shaped like a Chariot? 
(A) Sun Temple, Konark (B) Lotus Temple, New Delhi 
(C) Surya Pahar Temple, Assam (D) Jagannath Temple, Puri (Ans : A)

44. Which among the following is the least populated State in India? 
(A) Sikkim (B) Goa (C) Manipur (D) Mizoram (Ans : A)

45. ‘Zero Hour’ in the parliament begins from ? 
(A) 10 am (B) 12 Noon (C) 1 pm (D) 11 am (Ans : B)

46. Who is the current Chairperson of National Commission for Woman? 
(A) Manjulatha Kalanidhi (B) Mamta Sharma 
(C) Lalitha Kumaramangalam (D) Mohini Giri (Ans : C)

47. What is the name of American Journalist killed by ISIS-a terrorist organization? 
(A) James Anderson (B) James Foley 
(C) William Hague (D) David Cawthorne Haines (Ans : B)

48. Name the Scheme launched by the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi to help the poor open bank accounts? 
(A) Pradhan Mantri Dhan Jan Yojana (B) Pradhan Mantri Bank Yojana 
(C) Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (D) Gramin Samridhi Yojana (Ans : C)

49. Who has never been the “Leader of Opposition” in Lok Sabha ? 
(A) Rajiv Gandhi (B) Sonia Gandhi 
(C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee (D) Arun Jaitley (Ans : D)

50. Rashtrapati Nilayam (President’s Place) is located at– 
(A) New Delhi (B) Kolkata (C) Shimla (D) Hyderabad (Ans : D)

51. The non-permanent members of the Security Council are elected for a period of– 
(A) Two years (B) One years (C) Three years (D) Four years (Ans : A)

52. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by– 
(A) Elected members of the Legislative Council (B) The people 
(C) Lok Sabha (D) Elected members of the Legislative Assembly (Ans : D)

53. Who presides over the meetings of Lok Sabha ? 
(A) Prime Minister (B) President (C) Vice President (D) Speaker (Ans : D)

54. Who is the current Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha ? 
(A) Jaswant Singh (B) Ghulam Nabi Azad 
(C) Arun Jaitley (D) Manmohan Singh (Ans : B)

55. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was called as ‘Mahatma’ by– 
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (B) Motilal Nehru 
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Rabindra Nath Tagore (Ans : D)

56. Who of the following assassinated Michael O’Dwyer, the Governor of Punjab responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre? 
(A) Udham Singh (B) Khudiram Bose 
(C) Madanlal Dhinqra (D) Ramprasad Bismil (Ans : A)

57. Times of India’ media Company was founded by– 
(A) Bennett, Coleman and Company (B) A. H. Wheeler 
(C) Goenka (D) G. D. Birla (Ans : A)

58. The members of Panchayats are– 
(A) Nominated by the district officer (B) Elected by electorates of respective territorial constituencies 
(C) Nominated by local self govt. minister (D) Nominated by BDO (Ans : B)

59. ‘World Environmental Day’ is celebrated on– 
(A) 2 June (B) 3 June (C) 4 June (D) 5 June (Ans : D)

60. In which State is the religious festival ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ celebrated with great enthusiasm? 
(A) Rajasthan (B) Gujarat (C) Maharashtra (D) Madhya Pradesh (Ans : C)

Railway Recruitment Cell (Gorakhpur) Group ‘D’ (First Shift) Exam Solved Paper (Exam Held on 2-11-2014)

1. Which of the following made Delhi a capital for the first time? 
(A) Tomara Rajputs (B) Chauhans 
(C) Gahadwalas (D) Pallavas (Ans : A)

2. Who became the Prime Minister of India after the assassination of Indira Gandhi? 
(A) Rajiv Gandhi (B) P. V. Narsimha Rao 
(C) Morarji Desai (D) Chaudhary Charan Singh (Ans : A)

3. Which of the following Mughal emperors defeated the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodhi ? 
(A) Akbar (B) Babur (C) Humayun (D) Aurangzeb (Ans : B)

4. Who was a ‘Mansabdar’ under the Mughal rule? 
(A) An Islamic priest (B) An attendant to the emperor 
(C) An administrative official of the empire (D) The carrier of letters and messages (Ans : C)

5. Who was the guru of Mira Bai ? 
(A) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (B) Sant Ravidas 
(C) Surdas (D) Ramananda (Ans : B)

6. Odissi is a classical dance form of– 
(A) Odisha (B) Kerala 
(C) Tamil Nadu (D) Andhra Pradesh (Ans : A)

7. To which religion is the word ‘lama’ associated? 
(A) Sikhism (B) Jainism 
(C) Buddhism (D) Hinduism (Ans : C)

8. Which of the following was the main reason of defeat of Nawab Sirajuddaula at the battle of Plassey? 
(A) His army was not well equipped 
(B) The English were better fighters 
(C) One of his Commanders, Mir Zafar did not fight 
(D) The English soldiers out numbered that of Nawab (Ans : C)

9. In 1922 the British implemented a new system of tax collection in Awadh. The revenue of a ‘Mahal’ was fixed by survey and one person was made responsible to pay the tax for the entire ‘Mahal’. What was the ‘Mahal’ ? 
(A) A village (B) A paragana 
(C) A district (D) A province (Ans : A)

10. What was the aim of Munda uprising? 
(A) To oust the British 
(B) To oust the zamindars 
(C) To oust the banias 
(D) To oust all outsiders and to establish Munda Raj (Ans : D)

11. When were the powers of East India Company to administer India transferred to British Crown? 
(A) Just before the rebellion of 1857 
(B) In 1858 after the rebellion of 1857 
(C) After the battle of Plassey 
(D) In the year 1935 (Ans : B)

12. What was the impact on local cloth manufacturing industry of the trade with East India Company? 
(A) It declined 
(B) It flourished 
(C) A particular type of the industry flourished while the other declined 
(D) There was no impact (Ans : A)

13. A candidate appearing for a post in Central Government may opt to take examination in– 
(A) English, Hindi or any of the scheduled languages 
(B) English or Hindi only 
(C) English, Hindi or any of the regional languages 
(D) Any of the Indian or foreign languages (Ans : A)

14. Where is Swat valiey situated? 
(A) South India (B) Bangladesh (C) Pakistan (D) Myanmar (Ans : C)

15. What is Ebola ? 
(A) A computer software 
(B) A computer virus 
(C) A deadly virus affecting human beings 
(D) A deadly virus affecting domestic cattle (Ans : C)

16. Out of which state has the Telangana state been carved out? 
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Karnataka (C) Kerala (D) Andhra Pradesh (Ans : D)

17. What is kaliari ? 
(A) A form of painting (B) A vocal music form 
(C) A martial art (D) An ancient literature (Ans : C)

18. The electricity measuring instruments installed in our houses, commonly known as Meter is basically– 
(A) Ammeter (B) Volt meter (C) Energy meter (D) Potential meter (Ans : C)

19. If Kerala = 6, Karnataka = 9, Uttar Pradesh = 12, what is Uttara-khand equal to ? 
(A) 16 (B) 15 (C) 11 (D) 10 (Ans : C)

20. The velocity of sound in air depends upon– 
(A) Frequency of the sound (B) Wavelength of the sound 
(C) Density of the air (D) Intensity of the sound (Ans : C)

21. What is photosynthesis? 
(A) The synthesis of images using multimedia 
(B) Quick succession of images to make the moving images 
(C) Process of food formation by plants 
(D) The process of creating fake photographs (Ans : C)

22. Which of the following is known as Vitamin C ? 
(A) Citric acid (B) Acetic acid (C) Lactic acid (D) Ascorbic acid (Ans : D)

23. In what manner does the heat from the Sun reach us ? 
(A) By conduction (B) By convection 
(C) By radiation (D) By all the three methods (Ans : C)

24. Which of the following states is the largest producer of manganese in India? 
(A) Bihar (B) Jharkhand 
(B) West Bengal (D) Odisha (Ans : D)

25. Hazira-Jagdishpur pipe line is used for transportation of– 
(A) Gas (B) Coal dust mixed in water 
(C) Petroleum (D) Water (Ans : A)

26. What is the relation between the Indian Standard Time (IST) and the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) ? 
(A) IST is 5½ hours ahead of GMT (B) GMT is 5½ hours ahead of IST
(C) IST is 12 hours ahead of GMT (D) GMT is 12 hours ahead of IST (Ans : A)

27. To which part of the ancient super continent did India belong? 
(A) Angaraland (B) Gondwanaland 
(C) Great Grassland (D) None of the above (Ans : B)

28. Which of the following states have a common capital? 
(A) Punjab and Haryana (B) Rajasthan and Haryana 
(C) Punjab and Rajasthan (D) Haryana and Himachal Pradesh (Ans : A)

29. The main mineral constituent of the earth’s crust which is below the oceans are– 
(A) Silica and magnesium (B) Silica and alumina 
(C) Nickel and manganese (D) Copper and iron (Ans : B)

30. Which of the following countries has highest number of Medical Colleges? 
(A) China (B) USA (C) India (D) Germany (Ans : C)

31. Which of the following Indian states has Gold mines? 
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Karnataka 
(C) Jharkhand (D) Chhattisgarh (Ans : B)

32. What is subsistence farming? 
(A) Farming for earning cash using modern tools and fertilizers 
(B) Farming based on monsoon 
(C) Conventional farming to meet the needs of the farmer and his family 
(D) Farming of crops by rotation (Ans : C)

33. In the very beginning the Vedas were in the following form– 
(A) Memorized by the Rishis and transmitted to disciples word by word 
(B) Written on stone tablets 
(C) Written on the Bhoj-Patra 
(D) Written on ordinary paper (Ans : A)

34. In the ancient times, a Vihara meant– 
(A) A Buddhist monastery (B) The king’s palace 
(C) The school of learning (D) Shelters for the army (Ans : A)

35. In whose reign the famous Kalinga war was fought? 
(A) Kharvelas (B) Chalukyas (C) Pandyas (D) Cholas (Ans : *)

36. The famous play of Sanskrit, Abhigyan Shakuntalam depicts the story of Shakuntala and a king. What was the name of the king? 
(A) Dushyanta (B) Pururava (C) Shantanu (D) Dilip (Ans : A)

37. To which dynasty did the famous king Prithvi Raj Chauhan belong? 
(A) Pratihara (B) Chandela (C) Gahadwala (D) Chauhan (Ans : D)

38. Why was the only woman Sultan of the Delhi Sultanate removed from throne only after four years of rule?
(A) She was not an able ruler 
(B) Nobles of the court wanted to become Sultans 
(C) The nobles did not like her independent rule 
(D) The nobles were lured by another ruler (Ans : C)

39. What was the extent of tax on agriculture during the reign of Alauddin Khalji ? 
(A) 10% (B) 30% (C) 50% (D) 80% (Ans : D)

40. Which of the following emperors was called Khurram before his ascendency to the throne? 
(A) Akbar (B) Jehangir 
(C) Shah Jahan (D) Bahadur Shah Zafar (Ans : C)

41. Who wrote Ain-e-Akabari ? 
(A) Amir Khusrau (B) Birbal (C) Abul Fazl (D) Todarmal (Ans : C)

42. Where is the famous Jagannatha temple situated? 
(A) Bhubaneshwar (B) Cuttack (C) Puri (D) Rajgriha (Ans : C)

43. Where was the capital of the Maratha empire under the Peshwas? 
(A) Mumbai (B) Poona (C) Pandharpur (D) Singhgarh (Ans : B)

44. Where did Vasco da Gama land in India? 
(A) Calicut (B) Cochin (C) Kolkata (D) Madras (Ans : A)

45. Where was Tipu Sultan killed defending his fort ? 
(A) Calicut (B) Shrirangapattanam (C) Arcot (D) Bangalore (Ans : B)

46. The Indian farmers were forced to cultivate indigo by the British. What was the use of indigo? 
(A) Used in preparation of the drugs (B) Used in wine industry 
(C) Used in preparation of soaps (D) Used in dyeing cloths (Ans : D)

47. What was the reason of discontent of Indian princes and nobility at the time of rebellion of 1857 ? 
(A) Excessive taxes imposed by the company 
(B) Unjust curtailment of their rights and privileges 
(C) Company’s total neglect of the peasantry 
(D) Company’s disregard for Indian religions (Ans : B)

48. What was the city of Machlipatanam known for in the early British period? 
(A) For its good quality fish (B) For its port trade 
(C) Strategically important city (D) A great centre of learning (Ans : B)

49. Who among the following formulated the policy of modern education in India? 
(A) Sir Jones (B) Lord Macaulay (C) Warren Hastings (D) Curzon (Ans : B)

50. Who can vote in a Parliamentary General Election? 
(A) Any citizen of India above the age of 18 
(B) Any male citizen of India above the age of 18 and any female citizen above the age of 21 
(C) Any male citizen of India above the age of 21 and any female citizen above the age of 18 
(D) Any citizen of India above the age of 21 (Ans : A)

51. Where is the High Court situated in Uttar Pradesh? 
(A) Lucknow (B) Kanpur (C) Allahabad (D) Varanasi (Ans : C)

52. What is the term for which the Lok Sabha Speaker remains in office? 
(A) 5 years (B) 6 years
(C) During the period of the Lok Sabha (D) As long as the President desires (Ans : C)

53. Who is the US Secretary of State ? 
(A) Barack Obama (B) John Kerry (C) George Bush (D) Bill Clinton (Ans : B)

54. Which of the following makes a real image? 
(A) Concave lens (B) Convex lens (C) Convex mirror (D) Plain lens (Ans : B)

55. What will be the next number in the series 1, 1, 2, 3, 5,….. ? 
(A) 6 (B) 7 (C) 8 (D) 9 (Ans : C)

56. What is the major reason for lower humidity in the air in winter season? 
(A) Lesser evaporation in winter (B) Formation of dew 
(C) Inadequate sunshine (D) Drop in atmospheric pressure (Ans : B)

57. If an explosion takes place at a distance of 1 km, you will hear its sound approximately after– 
(A) 6 seconds (B) 5 seconds (C) 4 seconds (D) 3 seconds (Ans : D)

58. Which of the following does not prepare its own food ? 
(A) Cactus (B) Ferns (C) Algae (D) Fungi (Ans : D)

59. Which of the following is found in the common aerated cold drinks? 
(A) Hydrochloric acid (B) Acetic acid (C) Citric acid (D) Carbonic acid (Ans : D)

60. High concentration of alkaline salts turns the soil infertile. Such soils are called– 
(A) Kankar (B) Usar (C) Banjar (D) Alluvial (Ans : B)

61. Which of the following is used as fuel in the Nuclear Power Plants? 
(A) Uranium (B) Titanium (C) Coal (D) Sodium (Ans : A)

62. Which of the mountain ranges roughly divides our country in Northern and Southern parts? 
(A) Vindhya range (B) Aravali range (C) Deccanplateau (D) Annamalai hills (Ans : A)

63. Celestial bodies which have their own heat and light are called– 
(A) Stars (B) Satellites (C) Planets (D) Comets (Ans : A)

64. Which of the Vedas is the oldest? 
(A) Rigveda (B) Atharvaveda 
(C) Yajurveda (D) All the Vedas were compiled at the same time (Ans : A)

65. Which of the following processes explains the occurrence of earth-quakes more appropriately? 
(A) Release of enormous energy stored in the rocks under pressure due to sudden breakage 
(B) Sudden waves in the molten magma in the earth’s core 
(C) Explosions caused due to chemical reactions inside the earth 
(D) Sudden pull exerted by the heavenly bodies like sun and moon (Ans : B)

66. Where do tropical rain forests occur? 
(A) In the areas of heavy rainfall and adequate sunshine 
(B) In the areas of low rainfall and adequate sunshine 
(C) At the higher altitude of Himalayan ranges 
(D) At the lower altitude of Himalayan ranges (Ans : A)

67. Which of the following is an effective method of arresting erosion of the soil? 
(A) Construction of dams (B) Forestation 
(C) Linking of the rivers (D) Erection of low height walls (Ans : B)

68. Which of the following does hot belong to the group? 
(A) Nile (B) Danube (C) Alps (D) Volga (Ans : C)

69. Which of the following is the India’s highest mountain peak? 
(A) Everest (B) Nanda Devi (C) Kanchenjunga (D) Nanga Parbat (Ans : C)

70. About 12000 years ago, major climatic changes took place leading to the present day environment. Which of the following is correct in this regard ? 
(A) The climate became relatively warmer 
(B) The climate became relatively cooler 
(C) The dinosaurs could not endure the change and became extinct 
(D) Atmospheric pressure suddenly became tolerable (Ans : A)

71. Which of the following is true about the ancient Magadha kingdom? 
(A) Bimbisara and Ajatshatru were two powerful rulers of the kingdom 
(B) It came into existence only in 9th century AD 
(C) The kingdom was adjacent to Gandhar 
(D) No ruler of the kingdom ever indulged in religious activities (Ans : B)

72. Who among the following is accredited with the preparation of grammar for the Sanskrit Language? 
(A) Panini (B) Charaka (C) Kanad (D) Krishna Dwaipayan Vyas (Ans : A)

73. The sacred book of Hindus, “Bhagawad Gita” is included in– 
(A) Mahabharata (B) Manusmriti (C) Vedas (D) Upnishads (Ans : A)

74. Who was Amir Khusrau ? 
(A) A poet (B) A warrior (C) Ruler of Persia (D) Ruler of Afghanistan (Ans : A)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

RPF /CPSF Constable Exam 2013 Solved Paper

1. Mahatma Gandhi where your Dundee trip was initiated?
(A) Dundee (b) the Sabarmati (c) Champaran (d) South Africa (Ans: b)

2. Which of the famous Jallianwala Bagh incident took place in the city?
(A) Patiala (b) Chandigarh (c) Amritsar (d) Jalandhar (Ans: c)

3. 'Inqualab live' Who gave the slogan of?
(A) Subhas Chandra Bose (b) Sardar Bhagat Singh (c) Chandrashekhar Azad (d) Muhammad Iqbal (Ans: b)

4. Which of the following is the river falls into the Arabian Sea?
(A) Kaveri (b) Krishna (c) Godavari (d) Indus (Ans: d)

5. From the perspective of the area is the largest state of India which?
(A) Uttar Pradesh (b) Rajasthan (c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Maharashtra (Ans: b)

6. 'Zoom' is?
(A) a sort of tribal dance (b) A type of plantation
(C) a type of wind (d) the type of festival (Ans: b)

7. "The heart of the Indian Constitution," stated which of the following?
(A) religious freedom (b) the right to equality
(C) Right to Constitutional Remedies (d) Preamble (Ans: c)

8. President's rule in the state constitution, which is levied under Article?
(A) Article -352 (b) of Article -356 (c) of Article -360 (d) of Article -370 (Ans: b)

9. A Bill is a Money Bill or not, who it describes?
(A) President (b) Speaker (c) Prime Minister (d) Vice President (Ans: b)

10. Who among the following Bhoodan movement was started?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (b) Vinova Bhave (c) Bllbbai Sardar Patel (d) JP (Ans: b)

11. Start date of the fiscal year in India is-
(A) 1 March (b) 1 January (c) 1 April (d) 1 November (Ans: c)

12. Which of the following is the Bank of the private sector?
(A) Vijaya Bank (b) Syndicate Bank (c) Indian Overseas Bank (d) the Unit Trust of India (Ans: d)

13. India's national income to estimate what's the job?
(A) Planning Commission (b) Ministry of Finance (c) National Development Council (d) The Central Statistical Organisation (Ans: d)

14. The speed of a supersonic aircraft that is-
(A) equal to the movement of sound (b) At the sound moves
(C) sound moves over (d) movement of light equivalent (Ans: c)

15. 'light years' Which of the following is the unit?
(A) move (b) energy, (c) the distance (d) Time (Ans: c)

16. Forms measurement of pure gold
(A) 18-carat (b) 20 carats (c) 22 carat (d) 24 carat (Ans: d)

17. 2010 E. In the Commonwealth Games which of the following will be in town?
(A) Manchester (b) Kuala Lumpur (c) New Delhi (d) Sydney (Ans: c)

Former Pakistan cricket coach Bob Bulmr 18. In which city was born?
(A) Jaipur (b) Kanpur (c) Mumbai (d) Motihari (Ans: b)

19. where Gautama Buddha gave his teachings?
(A) Bodh Gaya (b) Lumbini (c) Kushinagar (d) Sarnath (Ans: d)

20. Which of the following rule to the Chinese traveler Xuanzang visited India?
(A) Chandragupta II (b) Samudragupta (c) Harsha (d) Kanishka (Ans: c)

21. Who was the establishment of Khalsa Panth?
(A) Raja Ranjit Singh (b) Guru Gobind Singh (c) Guru Tegh Bahadur (d) of Guru Nanak Dev (Ans: c)

22. Third Battle of Panipat was among whom-whom?
(A) the Mughal and British (b) the Afghan and French (c) the Afghans and the Marathas (d) Fenc and British (Ans: b)

23. Who was the Arya Samaj founded?
(A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy (b) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(C) Swami Vivekananda (d) Keshvcndra Sen (Ans: c)

24. Which of the following is part of administrative policy?
(A) truth (b) Efficiency (c) neutrality (d) All of the above (Ans: b)

25. Which of the following IAS framework of the model is derived from the country?
(A) United States (b) Great Britain (c) Russia (d) Canada (Ans: d)

26. In 2005, the 'right to information', the person who is leading in the convention?
(A) Sunderlal Bahuguna (b) Medha Patekar (c) Rajendra Singh (d) Aruna Roy (Ans: d)

27. Which of the following is the state's sex ratio over 1000?
(A) Kerala (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Andhra Pradesh (d) HP (Ans: a)

28. How much per year in the 11th Five Year Plan has set a target of job creation?
(A) 5 million (b) 10 million (c) 15 million to (d) 1 million (Ans: d)

29. Which of the following is the agency district cooperative credit system?
(A) The State Co-operative Banks (b) Central Cooperative Bank (c) Apex Bank (d) Regional Rural Banks (Ans: b)

30. Governor (Governor) who makes the swearing?
(A) Prime Minister (b) Chief (c) the Chief Justice of the High Court, (d) the President (Ans: c)

31. Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where it is located?
(A) Gurgaon (b), New Delhi (c) Mussoorie (d) Nainital (Ans: c)

32. In India, District Collector (DC) When was the creation of the post?
(A) 1892 e. (B) 1872 e. (C) 1972 e. (D) 1792 e. (Ans: d)

33. Which of the following pay commission has been set up recently?
(A) fourth (b) the fifth (c) sixth (d), seventh (Ans: c)

34. Which of the following elections by the Election Commission is not?
(A) President (b) Vice President (c) CM (d) None of these (Ans: c)

35. Which bank First Imperial Bank "was known?
(A) Reserve Bank of India (b) State Bank of India
(C) Punjab National Bank (d) Exim Bank (Ans: b)

36. "Wind laughing, 'What is that?
(A) a public undertaking (b) Siberian duck (c) a well-known bird sanctuary (d) a boat (Ans: a)

37. Which city with a population over 10 million people living in slums or settlements is the lowest number of?
(A) Delhi (b) Greater Mumbai (c) Bangalore (d) Patna (Ans: c)

38. The President of the Lok Sabha, which is nominated for 2 people from the community?
(A) Buddhist monks (b) find Rsion (c) Anglo-Indians (d) None of these (Ans: c)

39. Investment Commission (Commission appropriation) Which of the following are the chairman?
(A) Mukesh Ambani (b), Tata (c) Joy M (d) Hassan Azim Premji (Ans: b)

40. Who is India's largest software company?
(A), Wipro (b) Infosys (c) TCS (D) Satyam (Ans: b)

41. In India, people living below the poverty line is set to identify the many parameters?
(A) 10 (b) 13 (c) 15 (d) 16 (Ans: b)

42. NASSCOM (NASSCOM) Which of the following are the president?
(A) Dewang Mahato (b) Kiran Karnik
(C) v. Ramalingam Raju (d) Laxmi Narayan (Ans: d)

43. Who was the president of the Indian National Congress, the first Muslim?
(A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah (b) Badruddin Tyabji
(C) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (d) Abul Kalam Azad (Ans: b)

44. Which of the following at the end of his life, Ramakrishna Mission Swami revolutionary terror had become?
(A) A Rbind Ghosh (b) Hem Kanungo (c) Ajit Singh (d) Jtindranath Bandyopadhyay (Ans: d)

45. When does the minimum distance between the Sun and Earth?
(A) 22 September (b) 21 June (c) 21 September (d) 3 January (Ans: d)

46. ​​"Midnight Sun" can be found to the situation in the region?
(A) tropical regions (b) warm temperate zone
(C) the northern and southern polar regions (d) the time of the solar eclipse anywhere (Ans: c)

47. America's resident redneck people what is known?
(A) Buschmann (b) Alpine (c) Amerind (d) Mastijo (Ans: c)

48. Which of these 'Madyamika School of Philosophy' was the founder of?
(A) Asng (b) Bsubnd (c) Nagarjuna (d) Nagsen (Ans: c)

49. Which is the novel written by Premchand?
(I) Premasry (ii) four chapters (iii) amphitheater (iv) Godaan
(A) i, ii and iv (b) i and iv (c) i, iii and iv (d) ii and iii (Ans: c)

50. Which of the following is correctly matched?
(A) Justice Movement - Northern India (b) Kayasthas movement - Karnataka
(C) lingayat Movement - South (d) Namsudra movement - Bengal (Ans: d)

Sunday, July 28, 2013


 1. Which of the following is a major tea producing state ?
(A) Assam (B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Uttar Pradesh (D) Punjab
2. Which of the following states is a major producer of wheat ?
(A) Nagaland (B) Mizoram
(C) Arunachal Pradesh (D) Punjab

3. Which of the following states is an important producer of sugarcane ?
(A) Maharashtra (B) Jammu and Kashmir
(C) Tripura (D) Sikkim
4. The Earth rotates 360 degree in about
(A) 12 hours (B) 24 hours
(C) 36 hours (D) 48 hours
5. A leap year has
(A) 365 days (B) 366 days
(C) 367 days (D) 368 days
6. The occurrence of days and nights is the result of
(A) revolution of the earth around the sun (B) rotation of the earth about its axis
(C) movement of the moon around the earth (D) Newton’s laws of motion
7. The duration of day and night becomes equal at all place on
(A) 21st March and 23rd September (B) 21st March and 21st June
(C) 21st June and 22nd December (D) does not happen
8. Solar eclipse occurs when
(A) the moon comes in between the sun and the earth
(B) the earth comes in between the sun and the moon
(C) the sun comes in between the moon and the earth
(D) None of the above
9. The crust of the earth is divided into two parts – the hydrosphere and the land mass. The land
mass occupies
(A) 50 % of the earth’s surface area
(B) about 29.2 % of the earth’s surface area
(C) 80 % of the earth’s surface area
(D) it keeps on varying
10. The Manas National Park is situated in the state of
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Assam
(C) Himachal Pradesh (D) Jammu and Kahsmir
11. Mausynram receives the highest rainfall in the world. It is located in the state of
(A) Tripura (B) Nagaland
(C) Arunachal Pradesh (D) Meghalaya
12. Green Revolution in India led to a substantial increase in the production of
(A) food grains (B) milk
(C) steel (D) automobiles
13. ‘White Revolution’ in India is related to the development of
(A) dairy industry (B) paper industry
(C) silk industry (D) sugar industry
14. What is a tsunami ?
(A) Name of a flower
(B) Name of a mountain
(C) a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of
(D) Name of a virus
15. Which country was hit by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 resulting in loss of lives
and property ?
(A) Argentina (B) Mexico
(C) Japan (D) Egypt
16. The zonal head quarter of Northeast Frontier Railway is at
(A) New Jalpaiguri (B) Shillong
(C) Guwahati (D) Katihar
17. The railway track in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is
(A) Narrow gauge (B) Metre gauge
(C) Broad gauge (D) None of these
18. The Palk Strait lies between the countries
(A) Sri Lanka and Maldives (B) India and Sri Lanka
(C) India and Maldives (D) Bangladesh and Myanmar
19. Richter scale measures the magnitude of
(A) volcanoes (B) earthquakes
(C) floods (D) rainfall
20 ‘Jhum’ practiced in the northeastern states of India is a method of
(A) learning (B) agriculture
(C) dancing (D) cooking
21. The Kaziranga National Park is famous for its
(A) Asiatic lion (B) Bengal Tiger
(C) One horned rhinoceros (D) Eagle
22. Which is the largest continent ?
(A) Africa (B) Asia
(C) Australia (D) North America
23. ‘One light year’ is a unit of
(A) time (B) speed
(C) distance (D) sound
24. Which of the following is not a renewable resource ?
(A) forest (B) bio-energy
(C) solar energy (D) petroleum
25. Which is the third nearest planet to the sun ?
(A) Venus (B) Earth
(C) Mercury (D) Mars


1. Balloons are filled with
(A) oxygen (B) nitrogen
(C) helium (D) argon

2. What is the scientific name for common salt ?
(A) sodium carbonate (B) sodium chloride
(C) sodium bicarbonate (D) calcium chloride

3. Ecology deals with
(A) Birds
(B) Cell formation
(C) Tissues
(D) Relation between organisms and their environment

4. Houseflies, dragonflies, beetles and ants are all insects. An insect has
(A) six legs (B) eight legs
(C) four legs (D) five legs

5. Which of the following is an important source of Vitamin C ?
(A) Potato (B) Butter
(C) Orange (D) Fish

6. Which of the following is necessary for burning ?
(A) Carbon dioxide (B) Hydrogen
(C) Oxygen (D) Neon

7. AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is caused by one type of
(A) Virus (B) Bacteria
(C) Protozoa (D) Fungus

8. Which of the following is a reptile ?
(A) Elephant (B) Bats
(C) Snake (D) Ostrich

9. Plants make their own food by a process called
(A) Breathing (B) Transpiration
(C) Photosynthesis (D) Pollination

10. Electricity is supplied to consumers at
(A) 420 kilovolts (B) 33 kilovolts
(C) 220 volts (D) 132 kilovolts

11. The number of chambers in the human heart is
(A) six (B) four
(C) two (D) eight

12. Acids contain at least one atom of
(A) Hydrogen (B) Oxygen
(C) Nitrogen (D) Carbon

13. India’s first mission to moon is called
(A) Prithvi (B) Aryabhatta
(C) Ashoka (D) Chandrayaan-1

14. If a piece of stone weighs 6 kilogram on earth’s surface, what will be the weight of the same
piece of stone on the surface of the moon ?
(A) 6 kilogram (B) 3 kilogram
(C) 1 kilogram (D) 12 kilogram

15. The purity of gold ornaments is measured in ‘carats’. Pure gold is
(A) 20 carats (B) 22 carats
(C) 23 carats (D) 24 carats

16. Diamond is a form of
(A) gold (B) silver
(C) carbon (D) iron

17. Which of the following was first learnt by primitive man ?
(A) agriculture (B) manufacture of wheel
(C) making fire (D) taming animals

18. Who started the Saka era ?
(A) Alexander (B) Kanishka
(C) Ashoka (D) Samudragupta

19. The word India is derived from the river
(A) Indus (B) Ganga
(C) Yamuna (D) Mahanadi

20. The ‘Anga’ is the main scripture of the Jains. It is written in
(A) Pali (B) Prakrit
(C) Sanskrit (D) Hindi

21. Who established the Maurya dynasty ?
(A) Ashoka (B) Chandragupta Maurya
(C) Bindusara (D) Kanishka

22. Buddhism was founded by
(A) Siddhartha (also known as Gautama) (B) Mahavira
(C) Fa-Hien (D) Alexander

23. Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya. It is situated in the present day
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) West Bengal
(C) Bihar (D) Madhya Pradesh

24. The first railway line was opened to traffic in 1853. It ran from Bombay to
(A) Delhi (B) Madras
(C) Calcutta (D) Thane

25. The partition of Bengal took place in the year
(A) 1902 (B) 1903
(C) 1904 (D) 1905


1. The highest civilian award in the country which is given by the President of India on January
26 is
(A) Padma Vibhushan (B) Ashok Chakra
(C) Bharat Ratna (D) Padma Shri

2. Loktak lake is situated in the state of
(A) Assam (B) Nagaland
(C) Manipur (D) Tripura

3. India became an independent country on
(A) 15th August, 1947 (B) 15th August, 1948
(C) 15th August, 1949 (D) 15th August, 1950

4. Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was a renowned
(A) classical dancer (B) classical vocalist
(C) poet (D) novelist

5. Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given for outstanding contribution to the cause of Indian
(A) sports (B) literature
(C) cinema (D) handicraft

6. Arjuna Award is given to outstanding
(A) sports person (B) musician
(C) film director (D) sports coach

7. Our national animal is the
(A) Lion (B) Elephant
(C) Tiger (D) Bear

8. Name the capital of Arunachal Pradesh
(A) Itanagar (B) Agartala
(C) Aizawl (D) Imphal

9. The Supreme Court of India is located in
(A) Kolkata (B) New Delhi
(C) Chandigarh (D) Mumbai

10. In India, the first commercially viable oil well was drilled at
(A) Digboi (B) Numaligarh
(C) Barauni (D) Namdapha

11. The Ashoka Chakra depicted centrally on the white stripe of the National Flag has
(A) 12 spokes (B) 22 spokes
(C) 24 spokes (D) 20 spokes

12. Which state is associated with the development of dance form ‘Kuchipudi’ ?
(A) Kerala (B) Maharashtra
(C) Andhra Pradesh (D) Tamil Nadu

13. When a bar magnet is freely suspended, it points roughly in a
(A) east – west direction (B) east – north direction
(C) north – south direction (D) north – west direction

14. An electric motor converts
(A) mechanical energy into electrical energy
(B) electrical energy into mechanical energy
(C) mechanical energy into sound energy
(D) electrical energy into sound energy

15. Electrical fuses installed in the house are connected in the
(A) live wire (B) neutral wire
(C) earth connection (D) none of these

16. Dry ice is basically
(A) frozen water (B) solidified carbon dioxide
(C) solidified nitrogen (D) solidified hydrogen

17. A person climbing a hill bends forward in order to
(A) avoid slipping (B) increase speed
(C) reduce fatigue (D) increase stability

18. We get energy directly from
(A) the sun (B) ocean
(C) space (D) mountains

19. Sound travels at maximum speed in
(A) vacuum (B) air
(C) water (D) steel

20. Echoes are produced when the sound is
(A) reflected (B) diffracted
(C) polarized (D) refracted

21. Air is a mixture of gases. About 78 % of this gaseous mixture is
(A) Nitrogen (B) Oxygen
(C) Carbon-dioxide (D) Hydrogen

22. The universal law of gravitation was propounded by
(A) Kepler (B) Galileo
(C) Newton (D) Copernicus

23. The hardest substance available on earth is
(A) Platinum (B) Coal
(C) Gold (D) Diamond

24. Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of
(A) zinc (B) lead
(C) chromium (D) tin

25. What is laughing gas ?
(A) Sulphur dioxide (B) Carbon monoxide
(C) Nitrous oxide (D) Hydrogen peroxide


1. The term ‘Satyagraha’ is associated with
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai (D) G.K.Gokhale

2. The first popular revolt against the British (also called the Sepoy Mutiny) happened in the
(A) 1857 (B) 1867
(C) 1877 (D) 1897

3. “Do or Die” was one of the most powerful slogans of India’s freedom struggle. Who gave it ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) B. G. Tilak (D) Subhash Chandra Bose

4. ‘Thanas’ was established during the British period by
(A) Cornwallis (B) Warren Hastings
(C) William Bentinck (D) Wellesley

5. Which of the British rulers was associated with the ‘abolition of sati’ ?
(A) William Bentinck (B) Warren Hastings
(C) Robert Clive (D) Dalhousie

6. Whose reign is considered as the golden age of Mughal architecture ?
(A) Shah Jahan (B) Jahangir
(C) Aurangzeb (D) Akbar

7. Fort William in Bengal was constructed by the
(A) British (B) Portuguese
(C) Dutch (D) French

8. Who founded the Ahom kingdom of Assam ?
(A) Sukapha (B) Bamunikonwar
(C) Dihingia Raja (D) Khora Raja

9. Who established the ‘satras’ in Assam ?
(A) Nathmuni (B) Srimanta Sankaradeva
(C) Ramananda (D) Kabir

10. To promote trade and commerce, Sher Shah constructed many roads. The most famous of
them was the Grand Trunk Road. It ran from
(A) Gujarat to Delhi (B) Bengal to Punjab
(C) Delhi to Lahore (D) Delhi to Kashmir

11. In the battle of Saraighat in 1671 A.D.
(A) Mir Jumla defeated the Ahom king Jayadhwaj Singha
(B) The Ahom king Jayadhwaj Singha defeated Mir Jumla
(C) The Ahom general Bir Lachit defeated the Mughal general Ram Singh
(D) The Mughal general Ram Singh defeated the Ahom general Bir Lachit

12. A very special tank, which archaeologists call the Great Bath was found in the ancient city of
(A) Mohenjodaro (B) Lothal
(C) Harappa (D) Kalibangan

13. Ashoka the Great belonged to the
(A) Mughal dynasty (B) Maurya dynasty
(C) Slave dynasty (D) British Empire

14. ‘Abhijnanam Sakuntalam’ was written by
(A) Kalidas (B) Kautilya
(C) Harshavardhana (D) Banabhatta

15. First Indo – Pak war was started in the year
(A) 1945 (B) 1947
(C) 1949 (D) 1950

16. What is 20% of 200 ?
(A) 20 (B) 40
(C) 60 (D) 80

17. Choose the greatest from the following ?
(A) 9.90 (B) 9.99
(C) 9.09 (D) 0.99

18. How many months have 30 days ?
(A) 4 (B) 5
(C) 6 (D) 7

19. Fill in the blank in the series with an appropriate letter.
A C E G I K __ O
(A) M (B) N
(C) L (D) P

20. Choose the odd one out.
(A) Rose (B) Lotus
(C) Jasmine (D) Cauliflower

21. Find one angle of an equilateral triangle.
(A) 60 degree (B) 90 degree
(C) 45 degree (D) 30 degree

22. If the mean (average) of 5 numbers is 5.4 what is the total sum of these numbers ?
(A) 20 (B) 24
(C) 26 (D) 27

23. If x = 5, y = 3, z = 9 find the value of 4x – 3y + 7z.
(A) 64 (B) 74
(C) 84 (D) 94

24. At what rate of simple interest will Rs. 525/- amount to Rs. 588/- at the end of 3 years.
(A) 4% (B) 6%
(C) 8% (D) 10%

25. Find the square root of 15876
(A) 156 (B) 146
(C) 126 (D) 116