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Organisation : Uttarakhand Public Service Commission
Exam : PCS(pre) Exam
Paper: General Studies
Document Type : Model Question Paper
Year : 2016

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General Studies Model Question Paper :

PART – I :
General Studies :
1) In which of the following years, were Harappa and Mohenjodaro discovered ?
(a) 1921 – 22
(b) 1910 – 15
(c) 1857 – 58
(d) 1905 – 10

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2) Whose childhood name was Gadadhar Chattopadhyay ?
(a) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(b) Ram Krishna Paramhansa
(c) Atma Ram Pandurang
(d) D.K. Karve

3) Who is called the ‘Father of Indian Archaeological Department’ ?
(a) John Marshal
(b) Mortimer Wheeler
(c) James Princep
(d) Alexander Cunningham

4) Who of the following was called ‘Lakh Baksha’ due to his magnanimity ?
(a) Akbar
(b) Harshavardhana
(c) Qutbuddin Aibak
(d) Samudragupta

5) Who of the following had established ‘the Servants of India Society’ ?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) D.K. Karve
(d) Henry Vivian Derozio

6) In how many days did Mahatma Gandhi complete his ‘Dandi March’ in 1930 ?
(a) 24 days
(b) 16 days
(c) 10 days
(d) 8 days

7) Where and when were the First Asian Games held ?
(a) Tokyo – 1958
(b) Manila – 1954
(c) New Delhi – 1951
(d) None of the above

8) Who of the following is not included in the latest list of ‘Promising Young Leaders and
Game Changers’ published by Forbes magazine ?
(a) Sania Mirza
(b) Virat kohli
(c) Saina Nehwal
(d) M.S. Dhoni

9) In how many balls the New Zealand Captain Brendon McCullum (who re
cently quit the
cricket) scored the fastest Test Century ?
(a) 46 balls
(b) 54 balls
(c) 59 balls
(d) 60 balls

10) In India how many ‘Padma’ awards were given for the year 2016 ?
(a) 112
(b) 125
(c) 150
(d) 200

11) Whose name was recorded in the ‘Guinees Book of World Records’ for w
riting maximum
number of film songs ?
(a) Anand Bakshi
(b) Javed Akhtar
(c) Gulzar
(d) Sameer ‘Anjaan’

12) Which of the following countries is most corrupt according to the Transparency
International Report – 2015 ?
(a) Suddan
(b) Angola
(c) Somalia
(d) Iraq

13) What is approximately the percentage of alcohol in ‘Asavas’ and ‘Arishtas’ ?
(a) 40%
(b) 20%
(c) 0 to 1%
(d) 5 to 10%

14) In how many areas is Nobel Prize awarded ?
(a) 6
(b) 8
(c) 9
(d) 12

15)The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India was held on
(a) January 26, 1948
(b) August 16, 1947
(c) December 9, 1946
(d) November 26, 1947

16) The Council of Ministers are collectively responsible to
(a) The President of India
(b) The Parliament
(c) The Prime Minister
(d) The People of India

17) Which of the following Articles deals with the constitutional amendment procedure ?
(a) Article 348
(b) Article 358
(c) Article 368
(d) Article 378

18) The Controller and Auditor General of India is appointed by
(a) The Prime Minister
(b) The President on the Advice of Prime Minister
(c) The Parliament
(d) The President on the advice of Parliament.

19) By which of the Constitutional amendment, the Right to Property was dropped from the list of Fundamental Rights ?
(a) 44th Amendment
(b) 42nd Amendment
(c) 24th Amendment
(d) None of the above

20) The President can be impeached for violation of the Constitution of India by
(a) The Supreme Court
(b) The Supreme Court and High Courts jointly
(c) The Lok Sabha
(d) The two Houses of Parliament

21. The Supreme Court of India was set up
(a) under the Indian Independence Act, 1947
(b) through an Act of Parliament in 1950
(c) under the Government of India Act, 1935
(d) under the Constitution of India.

22. The concept of Judicial review contained in Indian constitution was borrowed from
(a) U.S.A.
(b) France
(c) U.K.
(d) Canada

23. On whose recommendation can the Legislative Council in a state be abolished by the Parliament ?
(a) The Governor of the State
(b) The State Legislative Assembly
(c) The President
(d) None of the above

24. Which court in India works as a Human Rights Court ?
(a) The Commissioner’s Court
(b) The District Magistrate Court
(c) The District Session Court
(d) None of the above

25. In which of the following years was the National Human Rights Commission established in India ?
(a) 1998
(b) 1993
(c) 1980
(d) 1977

26. Which of the following schemes is not a part of Urban Development ?
(a) Rajiv Awas Yojana
(b) Rajiv Rin Yojana
(c) National Urban Livelihood Mission
(d) Indira Awas Yojana

27. Which of the following trains was not introduced in the Railway Budget 2016-17 ?
(a) Garib Rath
(b) Hamsafar
(c) Uday
(d) Tejas

28. Who of the following persons is not associated with the Transport Policy of India ?
(a) Mashelkar
(b) Kirti Parikh
(c) Tendulkar
(d) Rakesh Mohan

29. To which of the following is the Bibek Debroy Committee Report related ?
(a) Restructuring the Railways
(b) Financial Inclusion
(c) Road Safety issue
(d) Coastal Area Management

30. When was the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ mission launched by the Prime Minister of India ?
(a) 22nd January, 2010
(b) 22nd January, 2015
(c) 22nd January, 2012
(d) 22nd February, 2016

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