Monday, 25 August 2014

Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Solved Paper 27-04-2014 - Part 1

Part-A (General Knowledge)
1.       To provide opportunities for education to the child or as the case may be, ward between the age of six and fourteen years is a:
(A) Fundamental Right under Indian Constitution
(B) Fundamental Duty under Indian Constitution
(C) Directive Principles of state Policy under Indian Constitution
(D) Legal Right under Indian Constitution
2.       Find the incorrect statement with respect to duration of houses of Parliament.
(A) The council of states shall not be subject to dissolution
(B) As nearly as possible 1/3 of members of council of states shall retire as soon as may be on the expiration of every second year.
(C) While the proclamation of emergency is in operation for maximum period allowed under the constitution of India and has ceased to operate, the period of House of the people may be extended for a period of one year and not beyond.
(D) The House of the people, unless sooner dissolved, shall continue for five years from the date appointed for its first meeting.
3.       Who shall be the ex-officio Chairman of Council of States?
(A) The President of India
(B) The Vice President of India
(C) The Council of states shall choose a member of the council to act as chairman
(D) The Speaker of the House of People
4.       Dilwara temple is at:
(A) Khajuraho              (B) Mount Abu
(C) Bhubaneshwar     (D) Ellora
5.       In the third battle of Panipat Marathas were defeated by:
(A) Mughals      (B) Rohillas
(C) Britishers    (D) Afghans
6.       Output at Break Even point is that output at which producer is able to:
(A) Recover only operating cost
(B) Earn a normal profit
(C) Wipe out earlier losses
(D) Recover total costs
7.       Which of the following is the highest mountain peak in South India?
(A) Anai Mudi               (B) Doda Beta
(C) Mahendragiri         (D) Dhupgarh
8.       Which one of the following is most likely to occur if the Reserve Bank of India lowers the Cash Reserve Ratio?
(A) An increase in aggregate savings
(B) A rise in Budget Deficit
(C) A rise in aggregate money supply
(D) A rise in the use of credit cards
9.       Which soil is more suitable for crops like cashew nut?
(A) Red laterite soil
(B) Black soil
(C) Alluvial soil
(D) Arid soil
10.    Which one of the following is a Rabi crop?
(A) Jowar           (B) Groundnut
(C) Mustard       (D) Bajra

11.    Which of the following state is termed as “God’s own country”?
(A) Kerala          (B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Karnataka   (D) Tamil Nadu
12.    Who among the following is the Chief Election Commissioner?
(A) V.S. Sampath         (B) H.S. Brahma
(C) Nasim Zaidi            (D) None of these
13.    The bill to carve out Telengana received the assent of the President of India on:
(A) March 1, 2014
(B) March 31, 2014
(C) February 28, 2014
(D) None of the above
14.    Who was awarded Gandhi Peace Prize 2013 by Government of India?
(A) Chandi Prasad Bhatt        (B) Medea Benjamin
(C) Desmond Tutu                  (D) Amy Goodman
15.    Who became the 2014 Hockey India League Champion?
(A) Punjab Warriors                (B) Ranchi Rhinos
(C) Delhi Wave Riders           (D) Uttar Pradesh Wizards
16.    Identify the state with unicameral legislature:
(A) Maharashtra           (B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Rajasthan               (D) Karnataka
17.    The present Governor of the state of Kerala is?
(A) Mrs. Shiela Dixit                (B) Mr. Nikhil Kumar
(C) Mr. Hansraj Bardwarj        (D) None of these
18.    Highly polluted water could have a BOD value of:
(A) 17 ppm or more
(B) Less than 5 ppm
(C) Less than 4 ppm
(D) Less than 3 ppm
19.    Uber cup and Thomas cup are associated with:
(A) Chess          (B) Cricket
(C) Badminton (D) Table Tennis
20.    The headquarter of International Olympic Committee is situated at:
(A) Lausanne, Switzerland
(B) Geneva, Switzerland
(C) Zurich, Switzerland
(D) None of the above

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