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UKPSC Uttarakhand Lecturer Govt Polytechnic Screening Exam Sample Question Paper 2015

Organisation : Uttarakhand Public Service Commission
Exam : Lecturer Govt Polytechnic Screening Exam
Year : 2015
Document Type : Previous Year Question Papers

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Lecturer Govt Polytechnic Screening Exam Sample Question Paper :

Part – I
General Studies :
1. Which one of the following is not related to N.P.E. – 1986 ?
(a) Operation Black Board
(b) Early childhood care and education
(c) District Institute of Education & Training
(d) Opening of Rural Universities

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2. As per recommendation of Kothari Commission the duration of first degree course should be
(a) 2 years
(b) 3 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 2 to 3 years

3. The proponent of the unit method is
(a) John Dewey
(b) Herbart Spencer
(c) H.C. Morrison
(d) B.S. Bloom

4. Teaching machine was constructed by
(a) S.L. Pressey
(b) W. Allen
(c) I.K. Davis
(d) B.F. Skinner

5. Which one of the following is not a device of teaching ?
(a) Narration
(b) Description
(c) Explanation
(d) Accumulation

6. Which one of the following has not been included in the list of the contents of the Report of the National Knowledge Commission ?
(a) School Education
(b) Teacher Education
(c) Open and Distance Education
(d) Vocational Education

7. In the world, agriculture is mostly practised in the
(a) River valleys
(b) Coastal regions
(c) Foothills
(d) Plateau region

8. Mayurakshi project is located in
(a) West Bengal
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Madhya Pradesh

9. The main gold producing state of India is
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Bihar
(d) Uttar Pradesh

10. The best soil, for the growth of most plants, is
(a) Sandy
(b) Clayey
(c) Clayey loam
(d) Loam

11. ‘Earth day’ is celebrated on
(a) 22 May
(b) 5 June
(c) 22 April
(d) 22 March

12. Montreal protocol is associated with
(a) protection of wildlife
(b) protection of Himalayas
(c) development of coastal areas
(d) protection of stratospheric ozone layer

13. Small pox and Rabies are
(a) Viral diseases
(b) Bacterial diseases
(c) Fungal diseases
(d) Deficiency diseases

14. Presence of which of the following is the cause of ‘Minamata’ disease ?
(a) Sodium chloride
(b) Mercuric chloride
(c) Silver nitrate
(d) Ethyle isocyanate

15. Which of the following gas was responsible for the Bhopal Gas tragedy ?
(a) Carbon monoxide
(b) Ethyl isocyanate
(c) Methyl isocyanate
(d) None of these

16. Cervical cancer is caused by
(a) Pep Pills
(b) Fatty diet
(c) Epstein Barr Virus
(d) Human Papilloma Virus

17. The first genetically engineered human insulin was launched in the year
(a) 1970
(b) 1983
(c) 1990
(d) 1993

18. The antibiotic penicillin is produced by
(a) Bacteria
(b) Fungus
(c) Algae
(d) Lichens

19. In which year was the National Institute for Disaster Management officially established ?
(a) 1992
(b) 2006
(c) 2010
(d) 2013

20. The first Transgenic plant was that of
(a) Pea
(b) Flax
(c) Tobacco
(d) Cotton

21. Which of the following is not a programming language of a computer ?
(a) Fortran
(b) Java
(d) Windows

22. Which mobile application was launched by Delhi police in January 2015 ?
(a) Himmat
(b) Madad
(c) Kismat
(d) Suraksha

23. Which of the following is not a mammal ?
(a) Duck billed platypus
(b) Bat
(c) Whale
(d) Great Indian Bustard

24. At what temperature is the density of water maximum ?
(a) 100 °C
(b) 4 °C
(c) 0 °C
(d) (–) 4 °C

25. Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) is situated at
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Mumbai
(c) Lucknow
(d) New Delhi

26. The ginger is a
(a) Bulb
(b) Rhizome
(c) Tuber
(d) Modified root

27. Which of the following Vitamins is essential for blood clotting ?
(a) Vitamin – K
(b) Vitamin – A
(c) Vitamin – D
(d) Vitamin – C

28. In an ecosystem green plants are
(a) Consumers
(b) Parasites
(c) Decomposer
(d) Producers

29. Which of the following colours of light travels slowest in glass ?
(a) Red
(b) Green
(c) Violet
(d) All travel with the same speed.

30. Which one of the following Union Territories has a High Court of its own ?
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Delhi
(c) Puducherry
(d) Lakshadweep

31. Stephen Hawking is known for his extensive work in the field of
(a) Computer Science
(b) Organic Chemistry
(c) Plant Pathology
(d) Theoretical Physics

32. Under United Nations Development Programme, which of the following Human Development Reports (HDR) introduced, for the first time, the new measure –Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) ?
(a) HDR – 2009
(b) HDR – 2010
(c) HDR – 2011
(d) HDR – 2012

33. Under developed economies are also known as
(a) Primary Sector Economies
(b) Industrial Economies
(c) Advanced Economies
(d) None of the above

34. Which among the following State is not a natural source of Crude Oil in India ?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Assam
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Madhya Pradesh

35. The writer of the book “Planned Economy for India” is
(a) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(b) Amartya Sen
(c) M. Visvesvarayya
(d) M.N. Roy
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