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3- Question paper and answer key- combined state civil/upper subordinate service (pre) exam-2010 by UKPSC, Haridwar, Uttarakhand PSC exam general studies questions with answers

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102- Bombay was taken over by the English East India Company from
Ans: (d) Portuguese

103- Abnormal level of cholesterol is associated with
Ans: (a) Hardening of arteries

104- The joint session of both houses of parliament is presided over by
Ans: (c) speaker of Lok Sabha

105- Ranbir Singh Bisht is related to
Ans: (b) Painting. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1999

106- The first political organization established in India in 1838 was known as
Ans: (d) Zamindari Association

107- The first railway line in India was started in the year
Ans: (a) 1853

108- The battle field of Plassey is situated in
Ans: (d) West Bengal, it is small village between Calcutta and Murshidabad

109- Which of the following is the oldest Vedas?
Ans: (c) Rig-Veda

110- In the third battle of Panipat Marathas were defeated by
Ans: (a) Afghans, Ahmad Shah Durrani of Afghanistan along with Rohillas and others defeated them on 14th January, 1761

111- The famous Historian who visited India with Mahmud Ghazni was
Ans: (b) Al-Beruni

112- Who was defeated in the battle of Khanva?
Ans: (c) Rana Sanga defeated by Babur in 1527AD

113- Mahatma Gandhi wrote his autobiography originally in
Ans: (c) Gujarati. Sathya Sodhini (The Story of My Experiment with Truth) was originally published in Gujarati and later on translated into English and other languages.

114- A visa is required for the Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrimage because it is located in
Ans: (b) Chinese Tibet

115- Where is Lothal situated?
Ans: (a) Gujarat

116- Right to property according to constitution of India is a
Ans: (c) Legal Right

117- Mana Pass is located in
Ans: (b) Uttarakhand

118- The rotation of crops is essential for
Ans: (c) Increasing the soil fertility

119- Influenza is caused by a
Ans: (a) Virus

120- Who among the following is known as Cleopatra of Hollywood (who died on March 23, 2011 at the age of 79?
Ans: (b) Elizabeth Taylor

121- In World Cup Cricket 2011 what was the highest score among all matches?
Ans: (d) 370 runs by India against Bangladesh in the Inaugural match

122- Who wrote the Book “a passage to India”?
Ans: (c) E.M. Forster

123- In which of the following film, A.R. Rahman gave outstanding sound track and song which enabled him to get two Grammy Awards in Los Angeles?
Ans: (b) Slumdog Millionaire

124- From which district of Uttarakhand “Chipko Movement” organized?
Ans: (a) Chamoli

125- Which of the following is not moderate?
Ans: (d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

126- Which of the following actions is not related with the evaporation of sweat?
Ans: (b) Endothermic reaction, where heat is absorbed

127- For which branch of science UN has designated the year 2011?
Ans: (a) The International year of Chemistry

128- Moon is a
Ans: (c) Satellite

129- The study related to the plants being used as vegetables is called
Ans: (d) Olericulture

130- Enzyme is a
Ans: (c) Bio-catalyst

131- Which of the following is not an infectious disease?
Ans: (a) AIDS

132- Which of the following is not a genetic disorder?
Ans: (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

133- Which of the following is of organic origin?
Ans: (a) Coral

134- Which of the following country secured the highest number of gold medals in the medal tally of the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010?
Ans: (c) Australia

135- Which gas is obtained from the plastic?
Ans: (d) polyethylene

136- Water soluble Vitamin is
Ans: (b) Vitamin C and Vitamin B
137- What rays of sunlight are mostly utilized by chlorophyll in the photosynthesis?
Ans: (a) Red

138- Combination of what substance in the alloy renders stainless steel non-magnetic?
Ans: (c) Nickel

139- Which of the following is not a chemical fertilizer?
Ans: (b) Sodium Phosphate is not used as a fertilizer but others are used as fertilizers

140- Montreal Protocol is related with the protection of
Ans: (c) Ozone layer

141- The venom of Cobra is
Ans: (a) Neurotoxin as it mostly affects the nervous system

142-In surgery, what is arthroplasty?
Ans: (b) Hip-Joint replacement

143- Which of the following is the most fragile ecosystem that will be first affected by global warming?
Ans: (a) Arctic and Greenland ice sheet

144- Which one of the following is the unit of the thickness of the ozone layer of the atmosphere?
Ans: (b) Dobson

145- The headquarter of National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is at
Ans: (c) Nagpur

146- Night Blindness is caused due to deficiency of
Ans: (a) Vitamin A

147- Which gas if filled in refrigerators?
Ans: (b) mafron

148- What is the color of the Black Box that is found in aircraft?
Ans: (a) Orange

149- The velocity of sound is maximum in
Ans: (b) metal

150- Which of the following is a biodegradable pollutant?
Ans: (d) Sewage

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