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Sunday, August 6, 2017

List of Vice Presidents of India

1.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan1952-195713 May, 1952 – 12 May, 1962
2.Zakir Husain196213 May, 1962 – 12 May, 1967
3.Varahagiri Venkata Giri
13 May, 1967 – 3 May, 1969
4.Gopal Swarup Pathak196931 August, 1969 – 30 August, 1974
5.Basappa Danappa Jatti197431 August, 1974 – 30 August, 1979
6.Mohammad Hidayatullah197931 August, 1979 – 30 August, 1984
7.Ramaswamy Venkataraman198431 August, 1984 – 24 July, 1987
8.Shankar Dayal Sharma19873 September, 1987 – 24 July, 1992
9.Kocheril Raman Narayanan199221 August, 1992 – 24 July, 1997
10.Krishan Kant199721 August, 1997 – 27 July, 2002
11.Bhairon Singh Shekhawat200219 August, 2002 – 21 July, 2007
12.Mohammad Hamid Ansari2007 – 201711 August, 2007 – 10 August, 2017
13.Venkaiah Naidu201711 August, 2007 – Incumbent

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Chhattisgarh Patwari Exam Solved Question Paper (Exam Held on: 15-01-2017)

1. Which is not the objective of scrapping the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes? 
(a) To abolish black money 

(b) To eliminate corruption 
(c) To accelerate the economic growth 

(d) None of the above 
(Ans : c)

2. Which sector has more growth rate to accelerate the industrial growth of India in 2015-16? 
(a) Mining and Quarrying 

(b) Manufacturing 
(c) Electricity 
(d) Construction 
(Ans : c)

3. Which State has least population in India as per 2011 census? 
(a) Arunachal Pradesh 

(b) Sikkim 
(c) Goa 
(d) Mizoram 
(Ans : b)

4. Which of the following is not included in the term 'State' as defined in the Article-12 of the Constitution? 
1. Parliament 
2. State Legislature 
3. Union Judiciary 
4. State Judiciary (High Court) 
6. Union Executive 6. State Executive 
7. All local authorities of India 
8. All local authorities under the control of government of India 
(a) 1, 2 

(b) 3, 4 
(c) 5, 6 
(d) 7, 8 
(Ans : b)

5. In which of the following years the Non-cooperation movement was suspended by Mahatma Gandhi? 
(a) 1921 

(b) 1922 
(c) 1923 
(d) 1924 
(Ans : b)

6. How many parts are there in the Constitution? 
(a) 22 

(b) 23 
(c) 24 
(d) 25 
(Ans : d)

7. An important cash crop of Punjab is– 
(a) Cotton 

(b) Jute 
(c) Manila Hemp 
(d) Bajra 
(Ans : a)

8. What type of air pressure is found at the centre of cyclone? 
(a) Low 

(b) High 
(c) Medium 
(d) All of these 
(Ans : a)

9. Which of the following Governor-Generals Promulgated the policy of 'Subsidiary Alliance'? 
(a) Warren Hastings 

(b) Lord Cornwallis 
(c) Lord Wellesley 
(d) Lord Dalhousie 
(Ans : c)

10. The second battle of Panipat in AD 1556, was fought between whom of the following? 
(a) Akbar and Rana Pratap 

(b) Akbar and Hemu 
(c) Akbar and Hana Sanga 
(d) Akbar and Durgavati 
(Ans : b)

11. Who can remove the members of State Public Service Commission? 
(a) President 

(b) Governor 
(c) Supreme Court 
(d) State Legislature 
(Ans : a)

12. The filament of a bulb is made of– 
(a) copper 

(b) tungsten 
(c) aluminium 
(d) lead 
(Ans : b)

13. The human eye forms the image of an object at its– 
(a) cornea

(b) iris 
(c) pupil 
(d) retina 
(Ans : d)

14. What is correct about Appropriation Bill? 
1. It is introduced by Finance Minister. 
2. It is introduced in Lok Sabha. 
3. It can be amended by Lok Sabha. 
4. It is presigned by President. 
5. It gives the legal power to the government for expenditure. 
6. Cut motion can be introduced by the opposition. 
Code : 
(a) 1, 4, 6 

(b) 2, 4, 5 
(c) 2, 3, 5 
(d) 1, 2, 5 
(Ans : d)

15. Who of the following was the first Home Minister of Independent India? 
(a) Sardar Patel 

(b) Govind Ballabh Pant 
(c) Jagjivan Ram 
(d) Maulana Azad 
(Ans : a)

16. Which Five Year Plan will be end in 2016-17 in India? 
(a) 13th Five Year Plan 

(b) 11th Five Year Plan 
(c) 12th Five Year Plan 
(d) None of the above 
(Ans : d)

17. Which of the following includes the term 'Office of the Profit' in the context of membership of Parliament? 
(a) Whether government has power of appointment. 

(b) Whether government has the right to remove the holder of office. 
(c) Whether government pays the remuneration to the holder of office. 

(d) All of the above (Ans : b)

18. A citizen, who was declared disqualified to contest election by the supreme Court of India, even then she was appointed Chief Minister by the Governor and State. 
(a) Mayawati/Romesh Bhandari/Uttar Pradesh 

(b) Mamta Banerjee/NN Vora/West Bengal 
(c) Jayalalitha/Fatima Ali/Tarnil Nadu 

(d) Sheela Dixit/Najeeb Jung/Delhi 
(Ans : c)

19. Mauryan emperor Bindusara was the follower of which of the following religion? 
(a) Vedic religion 

(b) Buddhism 
(c) Jainism 
(d) Ajivika religion 
(Ans : d)

20. Which is not included in allied sectors of agriculture in India? 
(a) Crops 

(b) Livestock products 
(c) Forestry 
(d) Fisheries 
(Ans : a)

21. In which natural region, maximum diurnal range of temperature occurs? 
(a) Equatorial region 

(b) Western European region 
(c) Mediterranean region 
(d) Hot desert region 
(Ans : d)

22. The gas used in fire extinguisher is– 
(a) nitrogen

(b) sulphur dioxide 
(c) carbon dioxide 
(d) hydrogen 
(Ans : c)

23. Which type of wind belongs to loo? 
(a) Permanent wind 

(b) Periodic wind 
(c) Local wind 
(d) None of these 
(Ans : c)

24. Diphtheria is caused by following organism– 
(a) Fungus 

(b) Virus 
(c) Bacteria 
(d) Worm 
(Ans : c)

25. On which latitude is the sun vertically located on June 21? 
(a) Equator 

(b) Tropic of Cancer 
(c) Tropic of Capricorn 
(d) North Pole 
(Ans : b)

26. Gujarat is one of the chief producer of which of the following crop? 
(a) Wheat 

(b) Sugarcane 
(c) Bajra 
(d) Coconut 
(Ans : c)

27. A remote of a television is related to– 
(a) X-rays 

(b) Ultraviolet rays 
(c) Infrared signals 
(d) None of these 
(Ans : c)

28. What is correct about Finance Bill? 
1. It is presigned by the President. 
2. It can be' introduced in Rajya Sabha. 
3. It can be introduced in Lok Sabha only. 
4. Rajya Sabha can refuse to assent the Bill. 
5. In the position of deadlock President can summon for joint session of Parliament, 
28. President can't refuse to sign on the Bill. 
(a) 1, 2, 4, 5 

(b) 2, 3, 5, 6 
(c) 1, 3, 4, 5 
(d) 2, 4, 5, 6 
(Ans : d)

29. The weight of a body is measured maximum in– 
(a) air 

(b) water 
(c) hydrogen 
(d) nitrogen 
(Ans : a)

30. Which is the most appropriate criteria to measure the economic development of a nation? 
(a) Increase in Gross Domestic Product 

(b) Increase in Net National Income 
(c) Increase in Per Capita Income 

(d) Improvement in Human Development Index
(Ans : d)

31. Lime water contain– 
(a) calcium hydroxide 

(b) sodium hydroxide 
(c) calcium chloride 
(d) None of these 
(Ans : a)

32. In which of the following sessions in 1929, the Indian National Congress passes the resolution of 'Poorna Swaraj'? 
(a) Amritsar Session 

(b) Karachi Session 
(c) Lahore Session 
(d) Nagpur Session 
(Ans : c)

33. In which side of the continent, the Hot deserts are located? 
(a) Eastern 

(b) Western 
(c) Anywhere 
(d) Middle 
(Ans : b)

34. What is the loan limit of Kishor Bucket under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana? 
(a) Rs. 50000 

(b) Rs. 50000 to 5 lakh 
(c) Rs. 5 lakh to 10 lakh 
(d) None of the above 
(Ans : b)

35. Which of the following Vedas contains the famous Gayatri Mantra? 
(a) Rigveda 

(b) Samaveda 
(c) Yajurveda 
(d) Atharvaveda 
(Ans : a)

36. Elected President of America, Donald Trump was candidate of which party? 
(a) Democratic party 

(b) Republican party 
(c) Green party 
(d) Constitution party 
(Ans : b)

37. Which University of this State is associated with Management Technology? 
(a) Maharishi University 

(b) OP Jindal University 
(c) Ayush University 
(d) Guru Ghasidas University 
(Ans : a)

38. Which is the 5th country inducted in BRICS Nations? 
(a) Brazil 

(b) Russia 
(c) India 
(d) South Africa 
(Ans : d)

39. Who is the present Chief Justice of India? 
(a) YV Chandrachud 

(b) HL Dattu 
(c) TS Thakur 
(d) Jagdish Singh Khehar 
(Ans : d)

40. Areawise, what is the rank of Chhattisgarh State, in the country? 
(a) 6th 

(b) 9th 
(c) 10th 
(d) 11th 
(Ans : c)

41. World's longest tunnel Gotthard base is located in– 
(a) France 

(b) Italy 
(c) Switzerland 
(d) Germany 
(Ans : c)

42. Which of the following player hit three centuries in a calendar year? 
(a) Virat Kohli 

(b) Ricky Ponting 
(c) Brendon McCullam 
(d) All of the above 
(Ans : a)

43. Marwa thermal power plant is located in which district of this State? 
(a) Janjgir Champa 

(b) Raigarh 
(c) Bilaspur 
(d) Korba 
(Ans : a)

44. Which religion is associated with Losar festival?
(a) Jain 

(b) Buddha 
(c) Sikh 
(d) Hindu 
(Ans : b)

45. 'Ghumura' dance is a folk dance of which State? 
(a) Jharkhand 

(b) Arunachal Pradesh 
(c) Maharashtra 
(d) Odisha 
(Ans : d)

46. Sports to which Harjit Singh is associated with and he got fame from– 
(a) Athletics - Olympics 
(b) Swimming - Olympics 
(c) Hockey - Junior World Cup 
(d) Hockey - Asia Cup 

(Ans : c)

47. The country with which Seventh joint military exercise Ekuverin was done by India. 
(a) Sri Lanka 

(b) Bangladesh 
(c) Maldives 
(d) China 
(Ans : c)

48. How many countries have participated in 2016 Kabaddi World Cup? 
(a) 06 

(b) 10 
(c) 12 
(d) 08 
(Ans : c)

49. Match the following list–  
List I (Archaeological Excavation Sites) A. Pachrahi 

B. Sirpur 
C. Maheshpur 
D. Madkudeep
List II (District) 
1. Sarguja 

2. Kabeerdham 
3. Baloda Bazar 
4. Mahasamund
Code : 
A B C D 
(a) 2 4 3 1 
(b) 2 4 1 3 
(c) 2 1 4 3 
(d) 2 3 1 4 (Ans : b)

50. In this State under the Saur Sujala Scheme, farmers will be given which of the following in subsidised rate? 
(a) Solar cooker 

(b) Pump for irrigation 
(c) Gas cylinder 
(d) All of these 
(Ans : b)

51. The fort situated in which place of this State is known as 'Gaj Kila'? 
(a) Jashpur

(b) Sarguja 
(c) Bastar 
(d) Ratanpur 
(Ans : d)

52. At which of the following places in this State, the largest deposit of iron are exists? 
(a) Ravghat 

(b) Chhote Dongar 
(c) Bailadila 
(d) Rajhara 
(Ans : a)

53. Which of the following rail lines does not exist in this State? 
(a) Mumbai-Howrah 

(b) Raipur-Vishakhapatnam 
(c) Bilaspur-Katni 
(d) Raigarh-Puri 
(Ans : )

54. Which is called as 'jogi Bithai' in Bastar Dassahara? 
(a) Establishment of idol 

(b) Establishment of flag in chariot 
(c) Appointment of Pujari 

(d) Establishment of Kalash in the temple 
(Ans : b)

55. Which of the following was the first Maratha ruler in this State after the end of Kalchuri rule? 
(a) Bhaskar Pant 

(b) Raghuji Bhosla 
(c) Bimbaji Bhosla 
(d) Keshav Dinkar 
(Ans : c)

56. The main occupation of which tribe of this State is 'Bamboo craft'? 
(a) Halba 

(b) Kandara 
(c) Kathiya 
(d) Jhariya 
(Ans : a)

57. Which of the following was involved in the Raipur Conspiracy Case of 1942 in this State? 
(a) Maulana Abdul Raul 

(b) Ramgopal Tiwari 
(c) Paras ram Soni 
(d) Ratnakar Jha
(Ans : c)

58. In which of the following years, the British territories of this State were incorporated into a division of the Central Provinces? 
(a) 1858 

(b) 1862 
(c) 1870 
(d) 1872 
(Ans : b)

59. In which of the following years Raipur was made the capital of this state? 
(a) 1818 

(b) 1825 
(c) 1858 
(d) None of these 
(Ans : d)

60. Which of the following dynasties was the earliest during ancient period in this State? 
(a) Rajarshitulya Kula 

(b) Sharabhpuriya 
(c) Pandu 
(d) Nala 
(Ans : b)

61. To which of the following Zamindaris, the first martyr of this State Narayan Singh belonged? 
(a) Bilaigarh 

(b) Pendra 
(c) Gundardehi 
(d) Sonakhan 
(Ans : d)

62. Which of the following is the principal river of the Bastar Plateau in this State? 
(a) Indravati 

(b) Shivanth 
(c) Hasdo 
(d) Kanhar 
(Ans : a)

63. Who was one of the leader of this state imprisoned at the time of Raipur District Political Conference in March, 1922? 
(a) Pt. Sundarlal Sharma 

(b) Raul Khan 
(c) Pt. Ravishankar Shukla 
(d) Pt. Ramanand Dubey 
(Ans : c)

64. On which of the following rivers in this State, the Ravishankar Sagar Project has been situated? 
(a) Mahanadi 

(b) Shivnath 
(c) Hasdo 
(d) Indravati 
(Ans : a)

65. 'Sarhul' is the festival of which tribe of this State? 
(a) Uraon 

(b) Gond 
(c) Pradhan 
(d) Kanwar
(Ans : a) 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) Amin and Ahlmad Recruitment Exam 2016 Solved Paper

1. In Uttar Pradesh, lemon is largely grown in–
(a) Saharanpur and Meerut (b) Fatehpur and Pratapgarh (c) Lucknow and Hardoi (d) Allahabad and Varanasi (Ans : b)

2. Which of the following pulses is not covered under Minimum Support Price (MSP)? 
(a) Arhar (b) Masoor (c) Urad (d) Moong (Ans : b)

3. 'Gross Domestic Happiness' concept has been developed by– 
(a) Sweden (b) Bhutan (c) Austria (d) India (Ans : b)

4. Which village ,in Punjab has given the highest number Hockey Olympians? 
(a) Phagwara (b) Batala (c) Mukerian (d) Sansarpur (Ans : d)

5. The fastest train in the world is– 
(a) Shinkansen (Japan) (b) German ICE-3 (c) French TGV (d) Shanghai Maglev (Ans : d)

6. Bastar is a tribal district in the State of– 
(a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Chhattisgarh (c) Jharkhand (d) Odisha (Ans : b)

7. 'Yaari Hai Iman Mera, Yaar Meri Zindagi' is a famous Indo-Afghan friendship song picturised in the film 
(a) Dosti (b) Border (c) Zanjeer (d) Upkar (Ans : c)

8. Who said, "You should go to college and fill your head with knowledge"? 
(a) Angela Merkel (b) Michelle Obama (c) Mahasweta Devi (d) Nita Ambani (Ans : b)

9. Beton Wali Vidhwa is a short story written by– 
(a) Kamleshwar (b) Premchand (c) Ismat Chughtai (d) Khalil Gibran (Ans : b)

10. Which of the following is not included in 'Panchagavya'? 
(a) Cow milk (b) Cow dung (c) Cow ghee (d) Tulsi (Ans : d)

11. In recent visit to African countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi played drums with the President of which country? 
(a) Kenya (b) South Africa (c) Mozambique (d) Tanzania (Ans : d)

12. Which of the following countries has the highest fertility rate in the world? 
(a) Angola (b) Mali (c) Somalia (d) Nigeria (Ans : c)

13. Who among the following is the first woman President or Nepal? 
(a) Sushila Karki (b) Bidhya Devi Bhandari (c) On sari Gharti Magar (d) None of the above (Ans : b)

14. The present Prime Minister of United Kingdom is– 
(a) David Cameron (b) Andrea Leadsom (c) Angela Eagle (d) Theresa May (Ans : d)

15. The largest judicial body in the world is– 
(a) International-Court of Justice (b) Allahabad High Court (c) Supreme Court of India (d) UNCLOS on Sea (Ans : a)

16. Which of the following is not covered under Minimum Support Price (MSP)? 
(a) Tobacco (b) Copra (c) Vegetable/Fruit (d) Jute (Ans : c)

17. Who among the following is the present emperor of Japan who has desired to step down on health grounds? 
(a) Hirohito (b) Akihito (c) Naruhito (d) None of these (Ans : b)

18. Manual scavenging is banned in India since–
(a) 1947 (b) 1952 (c) 1990 (d) 1993 (Ans : d)

19. The World Population Day is observed on– 
(a) July 1 (b) July 8 (c) July 11 (d) July 25 (Ans : c)

20. What is true about 'Soil Health Card'? 
(a) It comes free of cost. (b) It gives information to improve the soil for high yields. 
(c) It helps in applying right quantum of fertilizer as per requirement of crops. (d) All of the above (Ans : d)

21. According to Census 2011, the number of women senior citizens in India is– 
(a) 103 million (b) 93 million (c) 53 million (d) 51 million (Ans : c)

22. India is world's biggest parliamentary democracy. When was its first Lok Sabha held? 
(a) August 16, 1947 (b) January 27, 1950 (c) May 13, 1952 (d) June 15, 1952 (Ans : c)

23. 'Potala Palace', a seven-storeyed structure, is associated with– 
(a) Maharana of Jodhpur (b) Dalai Lama (c) Raja Virbhadra of Himachal Pradesh (d) Bajirao Mastani (Ans : b)

24. Due to racial discrimination, Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of the first class compartment at Pietermaritzburg Railway Station in South Africa in the year– 
(a) 1890 (b) 1891 (c) 1892 (d) 1893 (Ans : d)

25. In Euro Football Championship, 2016, Portugal won the championship defeating– 
(a) Germany (b) Spain (c) France (d) Poland (Ans : c)

26. Which among the following is part of 'Jarib'? 
(a) Feeta (b) Challa (c) Gattha (d) All of these (Ans : d)

27. One acre of land is equal to 
(a) 4840 sq yards (b) 10 sq jarib (c) 0.40467 hectare (d) All of these (Ans : a)

28. In which ancient kingdom, women used to participate in wrestling? 
(a) Bahmani kingdom (b) Vijayanagar kingdom (c) Chola kingdom (d) None of the above (Ans : b)

29. Who among the following Mughal emperors was totally non-alcoholic? 
(a) Akbar (b) Shah Jahan (c) Jahangir (d) Aurangzeb (Ans : d)

30. Who among the following brought Bhakti Movement to Northern India? 
(a) Ramanuja (b) Madhvacharya (c) Ramananda (d) Ramdas (Ans : a)

31. who among the following is the present captain of Indian hockey team participating in Rio Olympics? 
(a) Sardar Singh (b) Akashdeep Singh (c) Harmanpreet Singh(d) Sreejesh (Ans : d)

32. How many sessions of Indian National Congress were presided over by Mahatma Gandhi? 
(a) Three (b) Two (c) One (d) None (Ans : c)

33. Which of the following countries has. not adopted 'April 1 to March 31' as its Financial Year? 
(a) Japan (b) New Zealand (c) America (d) Canada (Ans : c)

34. Terminal Doppler Radar (TDR) is used for– 
(a) weather forecasting (b) landing of planes in inclement weather 
(c) recording of earthquakes (d) deep-sea navigation (Ans : a)

35. Which of the following countries has the lowest fertility rate in the world? 
(a) Singapore (b) South Korea (c) Taiwan (d) Latvia (Ans : a)

36. The first flower grown in space is– 
(a) Zinnia (b) Arnoldii (c) Rafflesia (d) None of these (Ans : a)

37. Who among the following has been conferred with the 51st Jnanpith Award by the President of India? 
(a) Ashok Vajpayee (b) Pushpesh Pant (c) Mrinal Pande (d) Raghuveer Chaudhari (Ans : d)

38. Which State government in India has started the process of banning dog-meat? 
(a) Nagaland (b) Odisha (c) Manipur (d) Arunachal Pradesh (Ans : a)

39. Which of the following cities in India is most densely populated? 
(a) Kalyan (b) Hyderabad (c) Kanpur ((d) Vijayawada (Ans : b)

40. What is the literacy rate of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh? 
(a) 56% (b) 71% (c) 84% (d) 89% (Ans : c)

41. Who among the following was the first Governor of Uttar Pradesh? 
(a) KM Munshi (b) Sarojini Naidu (c) Sucheta Kriplani (d) VV Giri (Ans : b)

42. Which of the following agricultural crops was covered under Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the first time in 1965? 
(a) Cotton (b) Tobacco (c) Paddy (d) Wheat (Ans : c)

43. 'Operation Sankat Mochan' is associated with– 
(a) flood relief work (b) evacuation of Indians from South Sudan 
(c) National Disaster Management (d) None of the above (Ans : b)

44. Who among the following has become the new Chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI)? 
(a) DK Sikri (b) Amitabh Kant (c) Ashok Chawla (d) Dhanendra Kumar (Ans : a)

45. 'Pokemon GO', which is recently in headlines, is associated with– 
(a) football league (b) mobile game (c) electric car (d) space mission (Ans : b)

46. When did United Provinces become Uttar Pradesh? 
(a) 1937 (b) 1947 (c) 1950 (d) 1952 (Ans : c)

47. Which Mughal emperor made Allahabad his capital? 
(a) Akbar (b) Shah Alam (c) Both (a) and (b) (d) None of these (Ans : b)

48. Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated due to treachery of Jaichand. Subsequently where and when jaichand was killed? 
(a) Tarai, 1192 (b) Chandavar, 1193 (c) Kannauj, 1194 (d) None of these (Ans : c)

49. Prior to Kannauj, Harshavardhana was the emperor of– 
(a) Kaushambi (b) Kushinagar (c) Shravasti (d) Thaneshwar (Ans : d)

50. The only area in Uttar Pradesh, where copper is found, is– 
(a) Banda (b) Mirzapur (c) Lalitpur (d) Bulandshahar (Ans : c)