Monday, December 23

Solved GA Questions Asked on 5th AUG 2012 TA Exam

1)Which one of the following is the International aircraft identification mark (registration prefix) for India?

a)      AT                           b) VT                     c) IX                       d) VX

2)Jeev Milkha Singh is associated with which sports?

a)      Volleyball            b) Golf                  c) Athletics          d) Hockey
Ans: Golf

3)The Kyoto protocol will expire in which of the following years?

a)      2012                       b) 2013                 c) 2014                  d) 2015
Ans:2012, 31 dec 2012

4)Beri - Beri caused due to lack of which one of the following types of
a)    Fats                        b) Water                      c) Vitamins    d) Minerals
Ans:Beriberi is a disease brought on by a Vitamin B-1 (thiamine) deficiency

5)Which one of the following is not a disease caused by virus?

a)    Bird flu                    b) Chickenpox   c) Cholera                   d) Dengue
Ans:Cholera, caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.

6)The Government of India Act, 1935 was based on –

a)      The principal of federation and parliamentary system
b)      The principal of secession of the British Indian provinces.
c)       Acceptance of independence of India
d)      Acceptances of the idea of a constituent assemble to draft a constitution.
Ans:The principal of federation and parliamentary system

7)Who among the following first used the word ‘Swarajya’?

a)      Raja Rammohan Roy
b)      Bal Gangadhar Tilak
c)       Mahatma Gandhi
d)      Swami Vivekananda
Ans: Bal Gangadhar Tilak,  "Swaraj iz my birth right and i will have it"

8)Which one of the following was the official Language of Gupta period?

a)      Pali                         b) Magadhi                         c) Prakrit                              d)Sanskrit

9)Where did Buddha attain parinirvana (died)?

a)      Bodh Gaya          b) Kushinagar                    c) Rajgriha                           d) Vaisali
Ans:Kushinagar, UP

10)Between whom was the battle of Khanwa (1527) fought?

a)      Ibrahim Lodi and Rana Sanga
b)      Babur and Rana Sanga
c)       Humayun and Sher Khan
d)      Humayun and Nusrat Shah.
Ans)Babur and Rana Sanga

11)Which one of the following movements started from Dandi?

a)      Swadeshi Movement
b)      Non-coopration Movement
c)       Civil disobedience Movement
d)      Quit India Movement
Ans: Non-coopration Movement

12)The time difference between the two cities, city A (30’ N 60’ E) and city B (30’ N 80’ E) would be

a)      80 min                   b) 0 min                                c) 20 min                              d) 34 min

13)Which one of the following gases, present in the air near the surface of the Earth, has maximum concentrations?

a)      Oxygen                                b) Hydrogen                       c) Nitrogen                         d) Methane

14)Chambal river is a part of

a)      Sabarmati basin                                b) Ganga basin                  c)Narmada basin              d)Godavari basin
Ans:Narmada basin

15)The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through

a)      Odisha                                  b) Tripura                            c) Chhattisgarh                  d) Rajsthan

16)Which one of the following is the highest mountain peak in India?

a)      Nanga Parbat                     b) Nanda Devi                   c) Kanchenjunga              d) K2

17)Which one of the following soil is most suitable for cotton cultivation?

a)      Red Soil                                                b) Black Soil                        c) Loamy Soil            d) Late rite Soil
Ans:Black Soil  

18)E1 Nino current appears along the coast of which one of the following?

a)      Brazil                                     b) Peru                                 c) Alaska                              d) Western Australia

19)Injurious ultraviolet radiations are mostly prevented from reaching the land surface as these are    absorbed mostly by which one of the following?

a)      Stratosphere                     b) Troposphere                                c) Ionosphere                    d) Mesosphere

20)Which one of the following cities is located on the bank of the Irrawaddy river?

a)      Bangkok                               b) Hanoi                               c) Manila                              d) Yangoon

21)Right to information in India is a

a)Fundamental right
b) Legal right
c) Both fundamental and legal right
d) Neither fundamental nor legal right
Ans:Fundamental right

22)Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?

a)      Only Lok Sabha
b)      Only Rajya sabha
c)       Either House of the Parliament
d)      Any Legislative Assembly
Ans: Either House of the Parliament

23)A coin in a beaker filled with water appears raised. This phenomenon occurs because of the property of

a)      Reflection of light
b)      Refraction of light
c)       Total internal reflection of light
d)      Interference of light
Ans:Refraction of light,  this is because of the phenomenon of refraction. when the ray of light from the coin travels from a denser medium to a rarer medium, it bends away from the normal.

24) Which one of the following elements exists in liquid state at room temperature?

a)      Mercury               b) Lead                 c) Sodium                            d) Calcium
Ans: Mercury

25)Who of the following was a contemporary of Alexander the Great?

a)      Bimbisar                               b) Chandragupta Maurya             c) Ashoka            d) Pushyamitra Sunga

26)Which one among the following is a primary rock?

a)      Sedimentary                      b) Igneous                          c) Metamorphic                                d)None of these

27)The first Anglo-Burmese war was concluded by a treaty. Which one among the following is that?

a)      Treaty of Burma               b) Treaty of Tamu            c) Treaty of Bhamo          d) Treaty of yandaboo
Ans:Treaty of yandaboo

28)Which among the following States/UT is the latest introduce VAT (Value Added Tax) in India?

a)      Gujrat                                   b) Pondicherry                  c) Uttar Pradesh               d) Tamil Nadu

29)‘Milan’ is

1.       An annual gathering of Navies of Indian Ocean Countries
2.       Conducted at Chennai
3.       A joint anti terrorism exercise
4.       Aimed at enhancing inter-operability among navies
Ans:An annual gathering of Navies of Indian Ocean Countries

30)Who of the following is an accomplished vocalist?

a)      Monu Mazumdar                          
b)      Shiv Kumar Sharma
c)      Satish Gujral
d)      Dinanath Mishra
Ans:Shiv Kumar Sharma

31)In which game does Rani Rampal represent India?

a)      Chess
b)      Women’s Hockey
c)       Shot-put
d)      Women’s Cricket
Ans:Women’s Hockey

32)From which one of the following is the percentage of reflected amount of radiation highest?

a)      Wet ground        b) Thick ground                 c) Forest              d) Snow cover
Ans:Snow cover

33)Balanced diet should have approximately-

a)      1/5 protein, 3/5 fat and 1/5 carbohydrate
b)      3/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 1/5 carbohydrate
c)       1/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 3/5 carbohydrate
d)      1/2 protein, 1/4 fat and 1/4 carbohydrate
Ans:1/5 protein, 1/5 fat and 3/5 carbohydrate

34)Indu Chaudhary and Sakshi malik won gold Medals in Asian Junior Wrestling Championship 2012.

Asian Junior Wrestling Championship 2012 was organised in which of the following Country?
a)      Iran        b) China               c) Kazakhstan                    d) South Korea

35)Consider the following statements and identify the personality with whom these statements are associated.

1.       She is the five time boxing world champion.
2.       She is the only Indian boxer to qualify for the London Olympics.
3.       She is from the state of Manipur.
4.       She was conferred the Arjun Award in year 2004.
a)      Mary Kom            b) Kavita              c) Geeta Poghat                               d) Deepika Kumari
Ans:Mary Kom

36)According to the World Migration report, which country topped the list of countries of origin of migrant doctors in OECD countries?

a)      India                      b) China               c) Guyana            d) Germany        e) Philippines

37)Recently, the government has launched a scheme SABLA for empowerment of adolescent girls in the age group of –

a)      10-14 years         b) 11-15 years    c) 15-18 years    d) Both b & c      e) None of these
Ans:None of these, 11-18years

38)For the 2012 Olympics, where in London is Olympic park of 500 acres(2Km square), containing the Olympic stadium,the Aquatic centre, the London Velopark, the Olympic Hockey centre, a Basket ball arena, Handball arena, the Olympic village, the Olympic press and Broadcast centers and a tennis training centre?

a)      Wembley            b) Stratford        c) Kensington    d) Kingston
Ans: Stratford

39)Euro 2012 was held in

a)      Greece and Italy
b)      Poland and Ukraine
c)       Ukraine and Spain
d)      Germany and Poland
Ans:Poland and Ukraine

40)The Rowlett  Act was passed to

a)    bring about agrarian reforms
b)    curtail the nationalist and revolutionary activities
c)    have a favorable balance of trade
d)    Put world war II criminals on trail
Ans: curtail the nationalist and revolutionary activities

41)Which one of the following is not a mammal?

a)    Dolphin                  b) Shark                     c) Seal                        d) Whale


42)Which one of the following types of forest covers the maximum area in India?

a)    Tropical rain forest
b)    Tropical moist deciduous forest
c)    Tropical dry deciduous forest
d)    Tropical dry evergreen forest
Ans:Tropical dry deciduous forest

43)Which one of the following is the principal structural element of a living cell?

a)    Oxygen                  b) Hydrogen                c) Carbon       d) Nitrogen
Ans:Carbon, Carbon is the principal structural element of a living cell. C, N, O and H are main element of living cell respectively.They constitute about 99% of living substance


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    1. u have to get more than 50%(i,e 50 out of 100) of marks to qualify for next lable PIB(interview).

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