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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