Monday, 9 January 2012

Answers General Studies Uttarakhand pcs pre 2010 examination | Combined State Civil/Upper Subordinate Service (Pre) Examination 2010 General Studies Answers

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Uttarakhand pcs pre 2010 examination General Studies Answers | Combined State Civil/Upper Subordinate Service (Pre) Examination 2010 General Studies Answers

The Answers of the General Studies Paper of Uttarakhand PCS Pre 2010 Examination ( OR Uttarakhand Upper Subordinate Examination 2010 OR Uttarakhand Sammilit Rajya Civil/Pravar Adhinast Seva Prarambhik Pariksha 2010) held TODAY that is January 8 2012, at various examination centers in 13 districts of Uttarakhand, in 2:00-4:00 PM meeting.

Below are Answers to the Uttarakhand pcs pre 2010 examination General Studies Paper | Combined State Civil/Upper Subordinate Service (Pre) Examination 2010 General Studies Paper in no particular order:

1) The core concept of the Eleventh Five Year Plan is

Answer: Faster and more inclusive growth

2) Whats is 'KAABA'?

Answer: Muslim Shrine

3) Unemployment Problem leads to poverty because

Answer: It increases inflation

4) The number of bones in an adult human body is

Answer: 206

5) Who is credited with introducing the beans and potatoes in Bhagirathi valley?

Answer: Wilson

6) Which one of these is not a dance of Uttarakhand?

Answer: Terah Tali  [Terahtali is a fold dance of Rajasthan, popular among the disciples of local deity Ramdev Baba]

7) Most of the unemployment in India is

Answer: Cyclic

8) Four Mathas established by Adi Shankaracharya are

Answer: Joshimath , Dwaraka, Puri, Sringeri

9) United Nations Human Development Index has been developed by

Answer: Mahboob-ul-Haq [A Pakistani economist]

10) The Estimates of National Income are prepared by

Answer: Central Statistical Organisation

11) 'G-8 Mascoca Initiative' is concerned with

Answer: Maternity and Child Health

12)When the Reserve bank of India Established?

Answer: 1935

13) The one rupee Indian note bears the signature of

Answer: Secretary, Ministry of Finance

14) The red coloured human figures engraved on the Lakhuodyar near Almora belongs to

Answer: ________

15) Soj-e-Vatan is the book written by

Answer: Prem Chand

16) The first ever summit meeting of BRICS Countries took place at

Answer: Russia, Yekaterinburg

17) The call for 'Quit India Movement' against Britishers was given in

Answer: 1942

18) Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place in the city

Answer: Amritsar

19) Which dynasty did not rule over North India?

Answer: Chalukyas

20) The Battle if Haldighati was fought in

Answer: 1576 AD, 18 June

21) The revolutionary woman who led the revolution of 1857 in Oudh was

Answer: Begum Hazrat Mahal

22) when did Mahatma Gandhi start first Fast unto death?

Answer: At the time of communal award

23) What is Baku famous for?

Answer: Petroleum, is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan.

24) The state who launched "Atal Khadyanna Yojna" is

Answer: Uttarakhand

25) In which of the following seasons the Christmas is celebrated in Australia?

Answer: Summer

26) Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were sentenced to death in

Answer: Lahore conspiracy case

27) The Chief Election Commissioner of India is appointed by

Answer: President

28) At the time of gaining of independence, the President of 'Indian national Congress' was

Answer: J B Kripalani

29) Which extremist leader of the freedom movement was given 6 years jail punishment in 1908?

Answer: Balgangadhar Tilak

30) The most famous centre of learning during Maurya period was

Answer: Ujjain

31) The famous Buddhist scholar Ashwaghosh was a contemporary of

Answer: Kanishka

32) Which Viceroy was assassinated during his tenure?

Answer: Lord Mayo 

33) The proof of burying the dog with human body at which of the following places?

Answer: Burjhom

34) The first Lokpal Bill was presented in the parliament in

Answer: 1968/1971

The first Jan Lokpal Bill was proposed by [[Mr Pacos] in 1968 and passed in the 4th Lok Sabha in 1969 but could not get through the Rajya Sabha. Subsequently, lokpal bills were introduced in 1971, 1977, 1985, 1989, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2005 and in 2008, yet they were never passed. The Lokpal Bill is introduced in both houses of parliament during December 2011.

35) Famous Cave temples of Elephanta are ascribed to

Answer: Rashtrakoots

36) Which article of the Constitution provides safeguards to persons accused of crimes against double jeopardy and self incrimination?

Answer: Article 20

37) When was Bengal re-united due to the protests by Indians?

Answer: 1911

38) Who is the writer of "Humanyun-Nama"?

Answer: Gulbadan Begum

39) Leelavati, a treatise on Mathematics, was written by

Answer: Bhaskaracharya

40) Which community is given nominated seat in Uttarakhand legislative Assembly?

Answer: Anglo-Indian

41) Who was the founder of 'Servants of India Society'?

Answer: Gopal Krishna Gokhale

42) The Forest Research Institute is situated at

Answer: Dehradun

43) Which of the following is the latest country to reach an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation with India

Answer: South Korea

44) Bombay was taken over by the English East India Company from

Answer: the Portuguese

On 11 May 1661, the marriage treaty of Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza, daughter of King John IV of Portugal, placed the islands in possession of the British Empire, as part of Catherine's dowry to Charles.

45) Abnormal level of cholesterol is associated with

Answer: Hardening of Arteries

46) The joint session of both Houses of Parliament is presided over by

Answer: Speaker of Lok Sabha

47) Ranbir Singh Bist is related to

Answer: Painting

8) The first political Organisation established in India in 1838 was known as

Answer: British India Society

49)What is the correct chronological sequence of the following events in the political life of Mahatma Gandhi?

1. Champaran Satyagrah
2. Ahmedabad Mill Strike
3. Kheda Satyagrah
4. Non-cooperation Movement

Answer: 1,3,2,4

50) The Muslim League passed a resolution demanding the partition of India in its session held at

Answer: Dhaka

51) Which of the following is the oldest Veda?

Answer: Rigveda

52) In the third battle of Panipat Marathas were defeated by

Answer: Afghans

53) The famous historian who visited India with Mahmud Ghazni was

Answer: Al-Beruni

54) Who was defeated in the battle of Khanva?

Answer: Rana Sanga

55) Mahatma Gandhi wrote his autobiography originally in

Answer: English

56) A visa is required for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage because it is located in

Answer: Chinese Tibet

57) Where is Lothal situated?

Answer: Gujarat

58) Right to property according to Constitution of India is a

Answer: Legal Right

59) The first railway line in India was started in the year

Answer: 1853

60) The battle field of Plassey is situated in

Answer: West Bengal

61) Influenza is caused by a 

Answer: Virus

62) Who among the following is known as the Cleopatra of Hollywood (who died on 23rd march, 2011 at the age of 79)?

Answer: Elizabeth Taylor

63) In World Cup Cricket 2011 what was the highest score among all matches?

Answer: 370

64) Who wrote the book "A passage to India"?

Answer: E M Forster

65) In which of the following films, A.R. Rehman gave outstanding sound track and song which enabled him to get two Grammy Award in Los Angeles?

Answer: Slumdog Millionaire

66) From which district of Uttarakhand State 'Chipko Movement' organised?

Answer: Chamoli

67) Which of the following was not moderate?

Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

68) Mana Pass is located in

Answer: Uttarakhand

69) The rotation of crops is essential for

Answer: Increasing Soil fertility

70) Moon is a

Answer: Satellite

71) The study related to the plants being used as vegetable is called

Answer: Olericulture

72) Engyme is a

Answer: Bio-catalyst

73) Which of the following is not an infectious disease

Answer: Mumps

74) Which of the following is not a genetic disorder?

Answer: Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS)

75) Which of the following is of organic origin?

Answer: Coral

76) Which of the following actions is related with evaporation of sweat?

Answer: Endothermic Action

77) For which branch of science U.N. has designated the year 2011?

Answer: The International year of Chemistry

78) Water soluble vitamin is

Answer: Vitamin C

79) What rays of sunlight are mostly utilized by chlorophyll in photo-synthesis?

Answer: ____________

80) Combination of what substance in the alloy renders stainless steel non-magnetic?

Answer: Nickel

81) Which of the following is not a chemical fertilizer?

Answer: Sodium sulphate

82) Montreal Protocol is related with the protection of

Answer: Ozone Layer

83) The venom of Cobra is

Answer: Neurotoxic

84) In surgery, what is arthoplasty?

Answer: Hip-joint replacement

85) Which of the following countries secured the highest number of gold medals in the medal tally of Delhi Common Wealth Games, 2010.

Answer: Australia

86) Which gas is obtained from plastic?

Answer: Polythelene

87) The Headquarter of National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is situated at

Answer: Nagpur

88) Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of

Answer: Vitamin A

89) Which gas is filled in refrigerators?

Answer: Mafron

90) What is the colour of the Black Box that is found in aircraft?

Answer : Red

91) The velocity of sound is maximum in

Answer: Metal

92) Which of the following is a biodegradable pollutant?

Answer: Sewage

93) Which one of the following is the most fragile eco-system that will be first affected by global warming?

Answer: Arctic and Greenland Ice Sheet

94) Which one of teh following is the unit of measure of the thickness of the ozone layer of the atmosphere?

Answer: Dobson

95) On which river is Jog falls - the biggest waterfall of India?

Answer: Sherawati

96) What is the number of union Territories in India?

Answer: 7

97) In India which one of the following is not a natural harbour?

Answer: Chennai

98) where is the 'Black pagoda'?

Answer: Konark (Konark Sun Temple is also called Black Pagoda).

99) The second largest island (next to Greenland) of the world is

Answer: New Guinea

100) The largest part of our hydrosphere is

Answer: Pacific Ocean

101) The ozone layer is situated in

Answer: Statosphere

102) Which was the principal plant used in Green Revolution?

Answer: Mexican Wheat

103) Which tribe of Uttarakhand practices transhumance?

Answer: Bhotiya

104) which one of these is not included in the geographical group of countries known as OCEANIA

Answer: Indonesia

105) Which of the following countries is the largest producer/exporter of castor oil seeds?

Answer: India

106) The total length of Earth's equator is about

Answer: 40,000 km

107) Which of the following states has the greatest mica resources?

Answer: Rajasthan

108) What are Kingri-Bingri, Neeti, Shail-Shel and Dharma of uttarakhand?

Answer: Passes

109) The local time of a place is 6:00 AM when the Greenwitch Mean Time (GMT) is 3:00 AM, what is the longitude of the place?

Answer: 45 degrees East

110) which one of the following Indian Island lies in between India and Srilanka?

Answer: Rameshwaram

111) Which one of the following areas of India does not come under the zone of high seismic intensity?

Answer: Karnataka Plateau

112) On which river is Dulhasti Power station situated?

Answer: Chenab

113) Which district of Uttarakhand has the highest number of females per 1000 males according to the provisional census report-2011?

Answer: Almora

114) Under the Constitution of India organisation of village Panchayat is a

Answer: Directive Principle

115) The altitude of Siwalik peaks fall in between

Answer: 750-1100 Mts

116) Through how many Indian States Tropic of Cancer passes?

Answer: 8

117) Which one of the following has been declared a World Heritage in Uttarakhand?

Answer: Nanda Devi Bio-sphere reserve

118) Which one is not part of Great lakes?

Answer: Bear

119) For a group data, the formula for median is based on

Answer: _________

120) How many squares are there in the following picture?

Answer: 5

121) One of the following is not a characteristics of Indian agriculture:

Answer: Predominance of Large Farms

122) Geometric mean can be used to find out

Answer: _____________

123) Two series having the same mean, median and mode may

Answer: _____________

124) A train covers the 5 km of its journey at a speed of 30 km/hour and next 15 km at a speed of 45 km/hours. The average speed of the train was

Answer: 40 km/hour

125) The Arithmetic Mean (AM) of two numbers is 6.5 and their GM (Geometric Mean) is 6.0. The two numbers are

Answer: ____________

126) Which of the following Parliamentary committee scrutinizes the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India?

Answer: Public Accounts Committee

127) which is the missing fraction in the following series?

4/9, 9/20, ....,39/86

Answer: 19/42

128) What will be the length of the longest bamboo which can be kept in a room of 12 metres length, 9 metres width and 8 metres height?

Answer: 17 metres

129) A clock is showing 8 A.M. How many degrees the hour hand will move by the time it shows 2 P.M.?

Answer: 180 degrees

130) "Integrated Child Development Services" scheme was started in the year

Answer: 1975

131) The first finance minister of Independent India was

Answer: Sri John Mathai

132)The central issue in Doha Round of talks of World Trade organization was

Answer: _________

133) In which State is the Buddhist site Tabo monastery located?

Answer: Himachal Pradesh

134) The Somnath (Masi) Fair is joyfully celebrated in which state?

Answer: Uttarakhand (Somnath fair is held at Shiva Temple in Masi near Almora)

135) Which of the following is not a direct tax in India?

Answer: Sales Tax

136) In which year the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank in India was set up?

Answer: 1982

137) The speedometer of a car represents

Answer: Analog computer

138) A network of networks is simply called

Answer: Internet

139) Which industry is primary user of magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR)?

Answer: Banks

140) The name of Indian super computer is

Answer: Param

141) I.C. Chips for computers are usually made of

Answer: Silicon

142) Net National Product (NNP) and Gross National Product (GNP)

Answer: Are different as NNP is when depreciation is taken into account in GNP

143) Which ancient Indian book has been translated into 15 (fifteen) Indian and 04 (four) foreign languages?

Answer: ___________

144) Which is the most common 'input device' used today?'

Answer: Keyboard

145) Match the following:

A. Mahatma Gandhi __________1. Dandi March
B.Jawaharlal Nehru___________2.Red Shirt Movement
C.Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan_____3. Bardoli Satyagraha
D. Vallabhbhai Patel__________4. Poorna Swaraj demand at Lucknow Congress

Answer: A1, B4, C2, D3

146) Which newspaper was started by Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak to serve the cause of India's freedom struggle?

Answer: Kesari

147) The writer of the book 'India's Second Freedom' is

Answer: Loknayak Jaiprakash Narain

148) For what is the Manas sanctury in Assam known?:

Answer: Tigers

149) In the website of an organisation '.com' indicates

Answer: Commercial

150) Which city of Japan recently hit severely by Tsunami and Nuclear radiation?

Answer: Fukushima

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