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DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTANT-2002

 

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1. The two encient cities of Mohenjodaro and Harappa are now in :
Bangladesh
India
Tibet
Pakistan
2. "Buddhacharita" was written by :
Kalidasa
Vikramaditya
Ashvagosha
Banabhatta
3. Saka Era was introduced by :
Kanishka
Chandragupta Maurya
Ashoka
Harsha
4. Which one of the following Mughal Emperors patronised architecture most ?
Humayun
Akbar
Shan jahan
Jahangir
5. The British formed the East India Company in:
1600
1601
1602
1603
6. The first railway line in India was started in the year :
1850
1853
1858
1892
7. The immediate cause of the Revolt of 1857 was :
Low wages paid to soldiers
Imperialistic explotion
Use of greased cartridges
All of the above
8. The first newspaper which was published in India was :
The Culcutta Gazette
The Amrit Bazar Patrika
The Bengal Gazette
The Culcutta Chronicle
9. Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal during India's Struggle for Independence advocated:
Co-operation
Concillation
Extremism
Moderation
10. Kancheepuram was once the capital of :
The Cholas
The Pandyas
The Pllavas
The Cheras
11. Who among the following women leaders was not the President of Indian National Congress even once?
Annie Besant
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sarojini Naidu
Indira Gandhi
12. Who was the Nawab of Bengal at the time of the Battle of Plassey?
Mir Jaffar
Mir Jumla
Mir Qasim
Siraj -ud- daula
13. In 1943 Netaji Subash Chandra Bose proclaimed the formation of the provisional Goverment of Independent India ( Azad Hind ) in :
Vienna
Tokyo
Rangoon
Sigapore
14. Right belief ,Right cognition and Right conduct are the three gems or Triratnas associated with :
Buddhism
Jainism
Hinduism
Islam
15. The countries comprising the Indian sub - continent are :
India,Pakistan,China,Myanmar and Bangladesh
India, Pakistan ,Nepal, Bhutan,and Bangladesh
India, Nepal, China, and Bangladesh
None of these
16. The Nilgiris are part of the :
Western Ghats
Eastern Ghats
Aravallis
Satpura
17. The most useful feature of Himalayan rivers is that :
They are huge in terms of total length
They offer perennial source of water supply
They deposit large amount of slit
All of the above
18. The richest type of soil is the:
Red soil
Alluvial soil
Black soil
Laterite soil
19. The Ganges beyond Farakka after entering Bangladesh is known as :
Padma
Ganga Sagar
Swaran Ganga
Meghna
20. The copper mines in India are located in :
Mayurbhanj
Dhanbad
Kolar
Khetri
21. The largest river of Peninsular India is :
Mahanadi
Kaveri
Godavari
Krishna
22. Neyveli Lignite Project is located in :
Andhra pradesh
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka
23. The multipurpose project irrigating maximum area in India is
Damodar Valley
Beas
Hirakud
Bhakra Nangal
24. Which of the following is known as the Rice Bowl of South India ?
Konkan coastal region
Kaveri delta
Kerala
Krishna - Godavari delta
25. When the days and nights are equal in both the hemispheres of the earth it is called :
Equinox
Perihelion
Aphelion
Solstice
26. The temperate grasslands of South America are called :
Pampas
Priaries
Downs
Steppes
27. The City of Seven hills is:
Chicago
Berlin
Rome
Vienna
28. " Moorlands " are :
Marine vegetation near Sundarbans
The area of marshy lands
The regions where evergreen trees flourish.
Areas where twisted shrubs and grasses grow.
29. The structure of the Indian Constitution is :
Unitary
Rigid
Flexible
Federal in form and Unitary in spirit
30. The difference between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles Is:
Fundamental Rights are justiciable while Directive Principles are not.
Fundamental Rights are positive while Directive Principles are negative.
Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles are justciable
Directive Principles are given precedence over Fundamental Rights
31. Which one of the following Rights was described by Dr.Ambedkar as the " heart and soul of the Constitutions " ?
Right to Equality
Right to Constitutional Remedie
Right to religion
Right to Freedom.
32. The President of India can be removed from his office by :
The Prime Minister
The Home Minister
The Electorate
Impeachment
33. Can the Rajya Sabha be dissolved by the President?
Yes
No
Sometimes
Not always
34. How many schedules are there in the Indian Constitution?
Six
Eight
Nine
Twelve
35. The dominant occupation of the Indian is :
Trade
Industry
Transport
Agriculture
36. In India, the present trend of rapid urbanisation is due to :
Influence of Cinema and electronic media
Lack of employment opportunities in rural areas
Break up of joint family system
Abolition of Zamindary system
37. Which of the following States accounts for the largest share of Industrial production and capital investment?
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
38. Freon gas is used in :
Air- conditioners
Refrigerators
Television
Nuclear reactors
39. The prepration of soap involves the process called :
Neautralisation
Esterification
Hydrolysis
None of these
40. The constituent of blood associated with resistance to disease is :
Haemoglobin
RBC
WBC
Plasma
41. Dialysis is used in the case of patient suffering from :
Liver trouble
Kidney trouble
Cataract
jaunduce
42. The method of Radio - carbon dating is used to find the age of :
Fossils
Stars
Skeletons
Trees
43. Sickle cell anaemia ia s :
Genetic disorder
Virus disease
Bacterial disease
Disease due to vitamin deficiency
44. The first European to visit China was :
Robert Peary
Vasco-da gama
Amundsen
Macro Polo
45. What was the title of Oliver Cromwell when he ruled Engalnd?
King
Commander - in -Chief
Lord Protector
Chancellor
46. India's National Songs was derived from a famous book entitled:
Agni Vina
Bhartat Bhatri
Geet Govindam
Anand Math
47. Which one of the following is a classical dance ?
Bharatnatyam
Kathakali
Odissi
All of the above
48. The National game of India is:
Hockey
Football
Cricket
Basketball
49. The UN body concerned with the welfare of children is :
UNESCO
UNICEF
UNIDO
UNCTAD
50. The Aid India Club was formed at the suggestion of :
World Bank
UK
USA
India
51. The Headquarters of SAARC is located at :
New Delhi
Colombo
Kathmanu
Singapore
52. The book " A passage to Engalnd " was written by :
E.M. Forster
J.K.Galbraith
Mulk Raj Anand
Nirad C. Chaudhary
53. Who wrote " Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"?
K.A.Abbas
G.B. Shaw
Earnest Hemingway
Arthur Conan Doyle
54. Who wrote the book " The Prince " ?
Machiavelli
Francis Bacon
H.G.Wells
Bertrand Russel
55. Which of the following paris is not correct ?
Gulliver's Travel - Jonathan Swift
Kubla -Khan -Coleridge
Ashian Drama - Leo, Tolstoy
Lady Chatterle's Lover - D.H. Lawrence
56. Who created the character Sir John Falstaff ?
Willam Shakespere
George Bernard Shaw
Charles Dickness
Thomas Hardy
57. Who was it that said " Where wealth accumulates, men decay" ?
John Adams
Oliver Goldsmith
Mahthma Gandhi
Swami Vivekananda
58. The statement " Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" was made by :
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
Lord Acton
Sir Winston Churchill
59. Arjuna Award to the sportsman of the year was instituted in, the year :
1959
1960
1961
1962
60. Dronacharya Awards instituted in 1985 are given to :
Best sports -person of the year
Ex-sports persons for their contribution
Coaches who have trained outstanding sports persons or teams making achievements
None of these
61. What is the distance between the opposite sides of wickets in Cricket ?
12 yards
22 yards
20 yards
12 metres
62. Who among the following became the first Asian batsman to have scored more than a hundred first class centuries ?
Sunil Gavaskar
Zaheer Abbas
Javed Mianded
Mohnider Amarnath
63. Straight Paunch is a term associated with :
Boxing
Billards
Chess
Golf
64. The first person to sail round the world was:
Caption Cook
Ferdinand magellan
David Livinngston
Henry Kissing
65. Who among the following is a Nobel Laureate?
Neil Armstrong
Joseph Brodsky
Mikhail Gorbachev
Louis Pasteur
66. The 1994 Ramon Magsaysay Award was given to
Kiran Bedi
Mother Teresa
TN.Seshan
P.T.Usha
67. What is " Prithvi" ?
India's main battle tank
India's field -gun
India's first nuclear -powered submarine
India's surface to surface missile.
68. There is no Atomic Power Station at :
Kalpakkam
Narora
Tarapur
Trombay
69. The first spacecraft that landed man on the moon was :
Appollo -1
Appollo -11
Lunik - 111
vega - 1
70. Radioactive Disintegreation of Uranium ultimately leads to :
Thorium
Polonium
Lead
Isotopes
71. Increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes:
Rise in earth temperature
Fall in earth temperature
Uniform earth temperature
Increase in ultraviolet rays.
72. The World Enviournment Day is celebrated on:
March 5
June 5
Sepember 5
November 5
73. Democracy in India rests on the fact that:
The Constitution is written
There are Fundamental Rights.
People have roght to choose and change the Goverment
There are Directive Principles of State policy.
74. A body falling freely from a height towards the earth moves with uniform :
Speed
Velocity
Acceleration
Weight
75. Who was the first recognised leader of opposition in the indian Parliament?
A.K.Gopaln
S.A. Dange
Y.B.Chavan
S.Chandrasekhar