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Organisation : Uttarakhand Public Service Commission
Exam : Uttarakhand PCS Pre Exam
Paper : Paper I & II
Document Type : Model Question Paper
Year : 2016

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General Studies :
General Aptitude Test :

Uttarakhand PCS Pre Exam Question Paper :

Paper – I :
General Studies :
1. James Andrew Ramsay was the real name of which Governor-General of India ?
(a) Lord Dalhousie
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord North
(d) Lord Curzon

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2. Who was the Governor General of India during the revolt of 1857 ?
(a) Lord Hastings
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord Amherst
(d) Lord Auckland

3. ‘Hindustan Socialist Republican Army’ was founded in the year
(a) 1919
(b) 1927
(c) 1916
(d) 1928

4. Who among the following was not associated with the Kakori incident ?
(a) Ram Prasad Bismil
(b) Surya Sen
(c) Rajendra Lahiri
(d) Ashfaq Ullah

5. Which one of the following is not the ancient race of Uttarakhand ?
(a) Yaksha
(b) Nag
(c) Khasi
(d) Kinnar

6. Battle of Khurbura was fought in the year
(a) 1800 A.D.
(b) 1804 A.D.
(c) 1710 A.D.
(d) 1805 A.D.

7. Who demanded the separate Administrative Division for hill area in 1946 A.D. ?
(a) Sridev Suman
(b) Badridutt Pande
(c) P.C. Joshi
(d) Manvendra Shah

8. The Treaty of Sigauli took place in the year
(a) 1800 A.D.
(b) 1803 A.D.
(c) 1805 A.D.
(d) 1815 A.D.

9. Under whose leadership the movement against deforestation was launched in the Raini village of Chamoli ?
(a) Sunder Lal Bahuguna
(b) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
(c) Gaura Devi
(d) Kalyan Rawat

10. Who was the founder of Parmar Dynasty ?
(a) Ajai Pal
(b) Kanak Pal
(c) Kanak Rao
(d) Jagat-Pal

11. Which one of the following is not an old folded mountain ?
(a) Ural mountain
(b) Aravalli mountain
(c) Andes mountain
(d) Appalachian mountain

12. Which of the following is a Basic landform ?
(a) Volcanic cone
(b) Residual mountain
(c) Monadnock
(d) Erosional waterfall

13. Maximum Coastal erosion is caused by
(a) Waves
(b) Tides
(c) Currents
(d) Tsunami waves

14. Which is the lowest layer of the Atmosphere ?
(a) Stratosphere
(b) Ozonosphere
(c) Ionosphere
(d) Troposphere

15. The equatorial circumference of the Earth is nearly
(a) 31,000 km
(b) 40,000 km
(c) 50,000 km
(d) 64,000 km

16. Which one of the following Oceanic currents is not associated with the Pacific Ocean ?
(a) Canaries
(b) Kuroshio
(c) California
(d) Humboldt

17. In which year was the SAPTA (South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement) constituted ?
(a) 1977
(b) 1993
(c) 1985
(d) 1996

18. Which one of the following is not a natural unit of time ?
(a) Tropical year
(b) Lunar month
(c) Standard time
(d) Day

19. Clouds are the result of
(a) Evaporation
(b) Normal temp. lapse rate
(c) Catabatic lapse rate
(d) Condensation

20. Which one of the following pairs is incorrect ?
(a) Dodi Tal – Uttarkashi
(b) Devriya Tal – Tehri
(c) Beni Tal – Chamoli
(d) Basuki Tal – Rudra prayag

Paper – II :
General Aptitude Test :
1. In answering a quiz, ‘no’ counts –1, ‘yes’ counts +1 and ‘don’t know’ counts 0 (zero). What is the average value of 5 no’s, 15 yes’s and 5 don’t know’s ?
(a) 0.04
(b) 0.4
(c) 4.0
(d) 40

2. Choose the one from the following which is different from the other according to some rule ?
Copper, Zinc, Brass, Iron
(a) Zinc
(b) Copper
(c) Iron
(d) Brass

3. Which word can be formed from the letters of the following word ? VENTURESOME

4. F is the brother of A. C is the daughter of A. K is the sister of F. G is the brother of C. Who is the uncle of G ?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) F
(d) K

5. The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock when the time is 4:20 is
(a) 5°
(b) 10°
(c) 20°
(d) 0°

6. The area of the largest circle which can be drawn inside a rectangle with sides 18 cms and 14 cms, is
(a) 49 cm2
(b) 154 cm2
(c) 378 cm2
(d) 1078 cm2

7. In a Queue, A is eighteenth from the front while B is sixteenth from the end. If C is twenty-fifth from the front and is exactly in the middle of A and B, then how many persons are there in the Queue ?
(a) 47
(b) 46
(c) 45
(d) 48

8. A man in a train notices that he can count 21 telephone posts in one minute. If every two adjacent posts are 50 metres apart, at what speed is the train moving ?
(a) 55 km/hr
(b) 57 km/hr
(c) 60 km/hr
(d) 63 km/hr

9. If in a certain code ‘DOWN’ is written as ‘3 @ 9 #’ and ‘NAME’ is written as ‘# 6 % 5’, how is ‘MODE’ written in that code ?
(a) % 6 5 3
(b) % @ 3 #
(c) 6 % 5 3
(d) % @ 3 5

10. Two positions of a dice are shown below. Identify the number at the bottom when the number at the top is ‘3’.
(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) None of these

11. The following chart shows the percentage of expenditure incurred in agriculture, transport and other sectors of economy in a certain year. If the total expenditure in agriculture is 150 crore, then expenditure in transport is
(a) 70 crore
(b) 60 crore
(c) 40 crore
(d) 120 crore

13. An inspector rejects 0.08% of the metres as defective. How many will be examined to reject 2 metres ?
(a) 1500
(b) 2000
(c) 2500
(d) 3500

14. The ratio of the volume of a cube to that of the biggest sphere which will fit inside the cube is
(a) 4 : p
(b) 4 : 3p
(c) 2 : p
(d) 6 : p

15. Which of the following is NOT associated with non-verbal communication ?
(a) Body language
(b) Conversation
(c) Facial expression
(d) Symbol

16. One, who believes that all things and events in life are predetermined, is a/an
(a) fatalist
(b) puritan
(c) egoist
(d) tyrant

17. If 8th December, 2007 was Saturday, which day of the week was 8th December, 2006 ?
(a) Saturday
(b) Friday
(c) Monday
(d) Tuesday

18. What is the ratio of the areas of inscribed and circumscribed circles of a square ?
(a) 1 : 2
(b) 2 : 1
(c) 2 : 3
(d) 3 : 1

19. If x + y + z = 13, then what is the maximum value of (x – 2) (y + 1) (z – 3) ?
(a) 25
(b) 30
(c) 54
(d) 27

20. Kittu is in between Mohan and Sohan. Raju is to the left of Sohan and Shyam is to the right of Mohan. If Sohan is sitting to the left of Mohan and all are sitting facing North, then who is on the extreme right ?
(a) Kittu
(b) Mohan
(c) Sohan
(d) Shyam

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