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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PSC Model Questions & Answers

  1. A seed dispersed with the help of hairs on it is:
    (A) Drumstick (muringa)
    (B) Cotton
    (C) Poppy
    (D) Castor (avanakku)

  2. The number of Chromosomes in human cell
    (A) 26
    (B) 46
    (C) 47
    (D) 48

  3. Rourkela steel plant is in ————
    (A) Maharashtra
    (B) Orissa
    (C) Madhya Pradesh
    (D) Andhra Pradesh

  4. O. Henry is the pen name of
    (A) Charles Dickens
    (B) Anne Bronte
    (C) David Cornwell
    (D) William Sydney Porter

  5. An African country which became independent under U.N. Mandate in 1990:
    (A) Namibia
    (B) Ghana
    (C) Mozambique
    (D) Guinea

  6. The rulers of which of the following dynasties established the largest dominion in Southern India ?
    (A) Chalukyas
    (B) Cholas
    (C) Pallavas
    (D) None of these

  7. Achichhara (or Ahirkshetra) in the Bareilly district was the capital of Central Asian nomads of Scythian stock (an immigrant non-Aryan tribe of ancient India) known as
    (A) Abhiras
    (B) Kalachuris
    (C) Chedis
    (D) Haihayas

  8. Pandit Ravi Shankar is associated with:
    (A) Flute
    (B) Sitar
    (C) Veena
    (D) Sarod

  9. The Rajput States sacrificed their indepdence in the 19th century and accepted British Paramountcy. Who was the Governor - General of India during this period.
    (A) Cornwallis
    (B) Hastings
    (C) Minto
    (D) William Bentinck.

  10. Who among the following was associated with ancient system of medicine ?
    (A) Bhaskara
    (B) Charaka
    (C) Kalhana
    (D) Somadeva

  11. Kuchipudi is a dance style orginated from:
    (A) Manipur
    (B) Tamil Nadu
    (C) Andhra Pradesh
    (D) Kerala

  12. Who amongst the following is most famous for the establishment of an elaborate system of municipal administration ?
    (A) Chandragupta Maurya
    (B) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
    (C) Harshavardhana
    (D) Kanishka

  13. Who, amongst the following, came to Jehangir’s court in 1608 A.D. with a letter from James I of England to obtain trade facilities ?
    (A) Bernier
    (B) Hawkins
    (C) Thomas Roe
    (D) None of these

  14. Which is the place in Kerala where rearing of ducks is most popular?
    (A) Kuttanad
    (B) Kayamkulam
    (C) Kannur
    (D) Idukki

  15. How long can a person continue to be a Minister in India without being a member of either House of Parliament?
    (A) Three months
    (B) Six months
    (C) One year
    (D) No time limit

  16. Konark Sun temple is situated at:
    (A) Rajasthan
    (B) Orissa
    (C) Tamil Nadu
    (D) Uttar Pradesh

  17. Acidity in milk is caused by
    (A) high fat content
    (B) high temperature
    (C) The presence of minerals
    (D) the activity of enzymes

  18. Besides being a famous Buddhist monk, whose works were found in China and Tibet, Nagarjuna was
    (A) An astronomer
    (B) A chemist
    (C) A mathematician
    (D) A physician

  19. Who amongst the following, took away to Persia the Peacock Throne of Shah Jahan in the first half of 18th century ?
    (A) Ahmed Shah Abdali
    (B) Nadir Shah
    (C) Chin Quilich Khan
    (D) Mir Mannu, Abdali’s Governor in Lahore

  20. Raja Chellayya Committee dealt with ———
    (A) Educational reforms
    (B) Tax reforms
    (C) Industrial development
    (D) Rural development

  21. An instrument which indicates altitude of a place along with corresponding pressure
    (A) Anemometer
    (B) Barometer
    (C) Hygrometer
    (D) Altimeter

  22. The work of Vaikom Mohammed Basheer is:
    (A) Balyakalasakhi
    (B) Ummachu
    (C) Kayar
    (D) Randamoozham

  23. The author of India’s National Song is:
    (A) Rabindranath Tagore
    (B) Subramania Bharathi
    (C) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
    (D) Mulk Raj Anand

  24. Alexander’s invasion of India
    (A) Established Greek rule in India
    (B) Opened the land route from Europe to India
    (C) Paved the way for the political disunity of India
    (D) Produced no cultural effects

  25. Dhanwantri Award is given in the field of
    (A) sports
    (B) music
    (C) medicine
    (D) science

Courtesy  : Brilliance College

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