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UTTARAKHAND COMBINED LOWER SUBOROINATE SERVICE (Pre.) EXAM., 2011 (Held on 6-11-2011) General Studies

1. For which game Viswanathan Anand is known?
(A) Chess
(B) Table Tennis
(C) Badminton
(D) Hockey
2. which
one of the following is not true according to census 2011-12
(A) India accounts for 185% of the world Population
(B) Population of India is 121 Crores
(C) The increase in population is by 18.1 crores during the decade 2001-2011
(D) The highest density of population is in Delhi 

3. Nilgiri Mountain Range lies in—
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Orissa
(D) Uttarakhand
4. Which place in
Punjab is known
for the hosiery industry?
(A) Gurdaspur
(B) Amritsar
(C) Ludhiana
(D) Jallandhar
5. When was Integrated Rural
Development Programme (IRDP)
started ?
(A) 1952 (B) 1980
(C) 1964 (D) 2001
6. Value Added Tax (VAT) was
introduced in Uttarakhand on—
(A) January 1, 2005
(B) February 1, 2005
(C) March 1, 2005
(D) April 1, 2005
7. what per cent rise in capital expenditure has been provided in Uttarakhand's budget for the year 2011-12?

(A) 55 (B) 20
(C) 40 (D) 30
8. Which one of these tributaries of
Ganga flows northwards?
(A) Kosi (B) Ghaghra
(C) Son (D) Gandak
9. who among these won the
women's Single title of French
Open 2011-?
(A) Li Na
(B) Maria Sharapova
(C) Venus Williams
(D) Schiavone
10. 35th National Sports will be organized in the State
(A) Kerala (B) Gujarat
(C) Assam (D) Rajasthan

11. Where is Atacama desert?
(A) Asia
(B) South America
(C) Africa
(D) North America
12. Which of the following Continents has maximum per capita land?
(A) Asia
(B) Europe
(C) North America
(D) Australia
13. Which of these is the largest
desert of the World-?
(A) Kalahari desert
(B) Gobi desert
(C) Sahara desert
(D) Thar desert 

14. Coniferous forests are mainly found—
(A) Tropical region
(B) Temperate region
(C) Coastal region
(D) None of these
15. Which one of the following is used as a bio-fertilizer?

(A) Neem (B) Azolla
(C) Urea (D) Potassium
16. A modem is a hardware device that interfaces—
(A) CPU' and CRT
(B) Input and output devices
(C) Printer and main memory
(D) Telephone lines and computer equipment
17. CPU stands for—
(A) Control Processing Unit
(B) Central Processing Unit
(C) Current Processing Unit
(D) None of these
18. The binary addition 1 + 1
result in—
(A) 0
(B) 0 with carry 1
(C) 0 with no carry

19. Full form of is—
(A) World web wide
(B) World Wide Web
(C) Wide World Web
(D) None of these
20. Silk worm grows on—
(A) Reetha leaves
(B) Ficus leaves
(C) Peach leaves
(D) Mulberry leaves
21. A computer virus is a—
(A) Destructive programme
(B) Utility programme
(C) Firewall
(D) None of these
22. world Population Day is observed on—
(A) July 7
(B) May8
(C) September 15 

(D) July11
23. The working principle of a washing machine is— 

(A) Centrifugal
(B) Dialysis
(C) Reverse Osmosis
(D) Diffusion
24. which of the following is not a
(A) Magnetic tape
(B) Printer
(C) Assembler
25. According to Boolean algebra,
A.A.A.A.A is—
(A) 5A (B) A/5
(C) A (D) A3
26. Hygrometer is used to measure—
(A) Humidity in atmosphere
(B) Atmospheric pressure
(C) High temperature
(D) Velocity of wind

27. The Nehru Mountaineering
Institute is located in.
(A) Uttarkashi
(B) Haridwar
(C) Nainital
(D) Pauri
28. Running at a speed of 60 km per hour, a train passes through a 1-5 km long tunnel in 2 minutes. what is the length of the train?
(A) 1500m (B) 250m
(C) 500m (D) 1000m
29. Who
was the famous British
writer of 'Himalayan Gazetter'
(A) P.Baron
(B) F. Atkinson
(C) Jim Corbett
(D) J.Wilson 

30. who among these has been
elected as the chairperson of the
International Monetary Fundm?r
(A) Indra Nooyi
(B) Hillary Clinton
(C) Margaret Thatcher
(D) Christine Lagarde
31. Clinker theory is associated with—
(A) Growth
(B) Development
(C) Ageing
(D) Death
32. which one
of the following is not correctly matched?

(A) Y2K—Computer
(B) Arthritis—Uric Acid
(C) Noise Pollution—Decibel
(D) Adobe.Hardware
33. Out of the following, which city! town has been declared as fourth ‘Smoking Free
City’ of Indiay
(A) Mumbai (B) Bhopal
(C) Shimla
(D) Pune
34. In the ordinary fire extinguisher Carbon dioxide is generated by the reaction of—
(A) Limestone and dilute sulp Phuric acid
(B) Marble Powder and dilute hydrochloric acid
(C) Sodium bicarbonate and dilute sulphuric acid
(D) Magnesite and dilute hydrochloric acid

35. which Political Party ruled at the
Centre when Uttaranchal State
was created
(A) Janata Dal
(B) National Democratic
(C) United Progressive Alliance
(D) Communist Party of India
36. Match the following—
(a) Anemometer
(b) Seismograph
(c) Hygrometer
(d) Barograph
1. Earthquakes
2. Air pressure
3. Wind velocity
4. Humidity 

     (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A).1    3   2   4
(B).3    1   2   4
(C)-3    1   4    2
(D).1    4    3    1 

37. What did Fleming discover?
(A) Radium (B) Penicillin
(C) Vaccine (D) Anaesthetic
38. The natural phenomenon of ‘winter line’ is seen in which part of the country?
(A) Shimla
(B) Darjeeling
(C) Mussoorie
(D) Nainital 

39. The heat required in calories to
convert one-gram of ice at 0°C
to steam at 100°C is approximately
(A) 80 (B) 336
(C) 720 (D) 620
40. what is permanent memory called in computers?
41. In what form cooking gas is supplied in cylinders?
(A) Liquid (B) Gas
(C) Solid (D) Solution 

42. Consider the following statem ments and select the correct answer from the codes given below—
1. Lower Himalayan region of the Uttarakhand State is more Populated.
2. Outer Himalaya (Siwalik) is mostly forested.
3. Bhahar region (Foot-hill zone) mostly contains thick deposits of soils.
(A) 1 and 2 are correct
(B) 2 and 3 are correct
(C) 1 and 3 are correct
(D) All are correct
43. Which one of the following creatures has no blood but respires?
(A) Hydra
(B) Cockroach
(C) Earthworm 

(D) All are correct
43. Which one of the following creatures has no blood but respires?
(A) Hydra
(B) Cockroach
(C) Earthworm
(D) Fish
44. The cause for the creation of Uttarakhand as a separate State was
(A) Will of the Central Government
(B) Conservation of the mountain culture
(C) Imbalanced development and backwardness
(D) Identity of the hill people

45. Food is cooked faster in a pressure cooker because—
(A) Heat cannot escape from the cooker
(B) Steam is colder than the boiling water 

(C) Due to high pressure the boiling point of water is raised
(D) Water starts boiling at a lower temperature
46. Where lies the Hindustan
Machine Tools Factory in Uttarak hhaddr
(A) Raipur
(B) Ranihagh
(C) Haridwar
(D) Kotdware
47. In which part of our body are
formed Red Blood Cells?
(A) Liver
(B) Heart
(C) Bone Marrow
(D) Kidney

48. Consider the following statements and select the right answer from the code given below— Statement (A)r: There can be a significant role of Tourism in the economy of Uttarakhand.
Reason (R) : There are many tourist spots in Uttarakhand.
(A) (A) and (R) are both true and (R) is the correct explanation of(A)
(B) (A) and (R) are both true hut (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true 

49. ‘World Environment Day’ is
celebrated on.
(A) March21
(B) September23
(C) June 5
(D) May25
50. From area point of view, which
is the biggest National Park in
(A) Gangotri National Park
(B) Rajaji National Park
(C) Nanda Devi National Park
(D) Govind National Park
51. The number of diagonals of an
Octagon is—
(A) 21 (B) 22
(C) 20 (D) 28
52. Lunar Eclipse is caused when—
(A) Moon comes in between Earth and Sun

(B) Earth comes between Sun and Moon
(C) Sun comes between Earth and Moon
(D) Sun and Moon coincide
53. Where was Emperor Jahangir buried-?
(A) Agra (B) Delhi
(C) Lahore (D) Srinagar
54. Which of the following is not a planet?
(A) Moon (B) Earth
(C) Mars (D) Mercury
55. In human eye, image of an object
forms at—
(A) Cornea (B) Iris
(C) Pupil (D) Retina

56. which primary colours Produce
different shades on TV screen-?t
(A) Red, Green and Blue
(B) Red, Yellow and Green
(C) Orange, Green and Purple
(D) Red,
Yellow, Green and
57. In the context of India’s freedom struggle Usha Mehta is well known for—
(A) Running a secret congress radio in the wake of Quit India Movement
(B) Participating in the Second Round Table Conference
(C) Leading a contingent of
Indian National Army
(D) Assisting in the formation of
interim Government under
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru 

58. which of the following disease is
not caused by a bacteria?
(B) Diphtheria
(C) Cholera
Whooping Cough
59. Which of the following instrument? is used for measuring
B1kxid Pressure?
(A) Hydrometer
(B) Multimeter
(C) Salinometer
(D) Sphygmo-manometer
60. MS-DOS was first released in—
(A) 1971 (B) 1981
(C) 1991 (D) 2001 

61. Which of the following is a softw aare
(A) Transistor
(B) Integrated circuit
(C) Compiler
(D) Device for inputting data
62. During whose reign did the
‘Mughal Painting’ flourish?
(A) Aurangzeb
(B) Akbar
(C) Jahangir
(D) Shahjahan
63. The highest amount of salinity is
found in—
(A) Padific Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean
(C) Mediterranean Sea
(D) Dead Sea

M. Who among these was not from
the Slave dynasty?
(A) Balban
(B) Iltutmish
(C) Qutubuddin Aibak
(D) Ibrahim Lodi
65. A means of specifying location of
data in memory is called—
(A) Accumulator
(B) Address
66. ‘Decibel’ unit is used to
(A) Speed of light
(B) Intensity of heat
(C) Intensity of sound
(D) Radioactive frequency 

67. which fuel is used by Nuclear reactors in India-?s
(A) U-270 (B) U-500
(C) Gasohol (D) U-238
68. The ‘viiay Nagar’ Kingdom was
(A) Harihar and Bukka
(B) Krishna Dev Ral
(C) Pushyamitra
(D) Bhadrawahu
69. Bt Brinjal is—
(A) A new variety of Brinjal
(B) A genetically modified
(C) A wild variety of Brinjal
(D) None of the above

70. Sridev Suman fought against—
(A) Colonical rule of Britishers
(B) Dynastic rule in Tehri Estate
(C) Gorkha invasion
(D) None of the above
71. World Heritage site in Uttarakhand is—
(A) Munsivari
(B) Valley of Flowers
(C) Mansa Devi
(D) Badrinath
72. which among the following is
India’s oldest dynasty?
(A) Gupta (B) Maurya
(C) Vardhana (D) Kushan
73. Where lies the Vashistha Cave?
(A) Chamoli
(B) Uttarkashi
(C) Tihari
(D) pithoragarh 

74. Who is the author of the book
‘Discovery of India'.?r
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) B. R. Ambedkar
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru
75. Golu Devata Temple is located in
the district of—
(A) Pithoragarh
(B) Almora
(C) Bageshwar
(D) Nainital
76. The scientist known as Father of
Genetics is—
(A) Johnson
(B) G.J
(C) F. B. Morrison
(D) Morgan 

77. The famous Sun Temple of
Uttarakhand is situated at—
(A) Purnagiri
(B) Katarmal
- Almora
(C) Gangotri
(D) Bhawali
- Nainital
78. Who wrote the book ‘Geographic cal Factors, in Indian History’?
(A) K. M. Panikkar
(B) Toyanbee
(C) M. N. Srinivas
(D) Jamana Das

79. The first Woman Director- General of Police of Uttarakhand was
(A) C. C. Bhattacharya
(B) Kaushal C. Bhattacharya
(C) Kanchan C. Bhattacharva
(D) None of the above
80. The most recurring natural
hazard in Uttarakhand is—
(A) Earthquake
(B) Landslide
(C) Flood
(D) Drought
81. Seismometer measures
(A) Heartbeat
(B) Heights of trees
(C) Earthquake
(D) None of the above 

82. which is the second State langua aee of Uttarakhandl??
(A) Urdu (B) Sanskrit
(C) English (D) Punjabi
83. On which country's pattern in
tourism being developed in
(A) Australia (B) Switzerland
(C) Sweden (D) Singapore
who is Popularly known as
‘Gumani Kavi’?
(A) Govind Ballabh Pant
(B) Loku  Ratna Pant
(C) Sumitra Nandami Pant
(D) Ramesh Chandra Pant
85. No. of Lok Sabha Constituencies in Uttarakhand is—
(A) 3 (B)4
(C) 5 (D) 10 

86. Total number of spokes in the
National Flag of lndia, is—
(A) 20 (B) 24
(C) 26 (D) 30
87. In which language, Uttarakhand’s
‘jagwal’ film is produced?
(A) Kumaoni
(B) Garhwali
(C) Hindi
(D) Jaunsari
88. To which tribe of Uttarakhand does the ‘jad’ belongs?
(A) Bhotiva (B) Boxa
(C) Jaunsari (D) Banraut

89. Who is the Brand Ambassador of
Uttarakhand Tiger Conservation
(A) Amitabh Bachchan
(B) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(C) Sania Mirza
(D) Jai Ram Ramesh
90. On which one of the following
rivers the ‘Tehri Hydro Power
Unit’ is located ?
(A) Alaknanda
(B) Bhagirathi
(C) Dhauliganga
(D) Mandakini
91. The place where river Bhagirathi
and Alaknanda meet to form
Ganga, is—
(A) Haridwar
(B) Rishikesh
(C) Tehri
(D) Devpravag

92. Uttarakhand Handloom and
Handicraft Development Council
sells its products wilh the brand
name of—
(A) Himali (B) Himadri
(C) Himal (D) Himalay
93. 'Srimad Bhagavat Gita Rahasva’
was written by—
(A) Arvind Ghosh
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Mohandas Karamchand
94. During the freedom movement in Uttarakhand ‘Praja Mandal’ was formed in—
(A) Kali Kumaon
(B) British Garhwal
(C) TehriState
(D) Almora

95. Who among these was the First
Chief Justice of Uttarakhand
High Court?
(A) R. C. Lahoti
(B) S. H. Kapadiya
(C) A. A. Desai
(D) C.J.Joseph
96. Which of the following is not true in respect of globalization impact on Indian agriculture—
(A) Climate change
(B) Emphasis on cash crops
(C) Growth of income inequality
(D) Reduction of subsidies

97. On entering Bangladesh, Ganga
(A) Padma (B) Meghna
(C) Hoogly (D) Lohit
98. Against which colonical power freedom struggle had to be cont tinued in India even at August
15, 1947?
(A) French (B) Dutch
(C) British (D) Portuguese
99. Kerosene oil float on water because—
(A) Its density is greater than the density of water
(B) Its density is less than the density of water
(C) Its density is equal to that of the density of water
(D) None of the above 

100. One member in Uttarakhand
Legislative Assembly is nominated from the—
(A) Christian community
(B) Anglo-Indian community
(C) Bhotia community
(D) Muslim community 


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