General Awareness Sample Paper 14

General Awareness Sample Paper 14

1. The first railway line in India was laid in

(A) 1852
(B) 1853
(C) 1857
(D) 1885
ANS – (B)

2. During which period did the East India Company begin to build up its territorial power in India?

(A) Beginning of the 18th century
(B) Last quarter of the 17th century
(C) Middle of the 18th century
(D) First quarter of the 19th century
ANS – (C)

3. What is the date of the Third Battle of Panipat?

(A) AD 1551
(B) AD 1661
(C) AD 1761
(D) AD 1861
ANS – (C)


4. Which Act transferred power from the Company to the Crown in India?

(A) Act of 1861
(B) Act of 1892
(C) Act of 1858
(D) Act of 1853
ANS – (C)

5. Which of the following countries is located the temple of Preah Vihear, one of the famous world Heritage sites?
(A) Thailand
(B) Myanmar
(C) Cambodia
(D) Vietnam
Ans. (C)

6. The slogan 'Inquilab Zindabad' was given by

(A) Chandrashekhar Azad
(B) Muhammad Iqbal
(C) Bhagat Singh
(D) Mahatma Gandhi
ANS – (B)

7. Which of the following events can be ascribed to the year 1919?

(A) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(B) Partition of Bengal
(C) Permanent Settlement of Bengal
(D) Subsidiary Alliance
ANS – (A)

8. Who wrote 'Vande Matram'?

(A) Muhammad Iqbal
(B) Sarat Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Bankim Chandra Chaterjee
(D) Rabindra Nath Tagore
ANS – (C)

9. The earliest Historical dynasty of Assam was that of the

(A) Palas
(B) Varmans
(C) Narakas
(D) Salastambhas
ANS – (B)

10. Choose the correct statement about the Draft National Food Security Bill:
I. Every person shall have the right of access to sufficient and safe food either directly or by purchasing the food.
II. The Central and state governments shall share the financial cost of procuring, storing and distributing food grains to the population entitled to it.
III. There are special provisions for pregnant and lactating mothers, children in the 0-6 age group, destitute homeless and disaster affected persons.
IV. The state governments shall provide all children upto class VIII freshly cooked meal in all schools run by local bodies and the government.
(A) Only I & II
(B) Only II
(C) I, II, III
(D) All of these
Ans. (D)

11. Where is going to be established the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of education fro Peace and Sustainable development (MGIEP), the latest & first category-I institute of UNECO in South Asia?
(A) New Delhi
(B) Ahmadabad
(C) Mumbai
(D) Pune
Ans. (A)

12. Which of the following statements about Indent Mortality rate (IMR) is/are correct as per the data released by the Register-General of India (RGI) recently?
I. IMR is highest in Madhya Pradesh
II. Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target is to reduce IMR to 30 by 2015
III. Nine states have IMR above the national average
(A) I only
(B) I and II only
(C) II only
(D) I, II and III
Ans. (D)

13. Ahalya Bai was distinguished

(A) Maratha leader
(B) Rajput leader
(C) Sikh leader
(D) Mughal leader
ANS – (A)

14. Which of the following Articles of the Constitution of India is related to the independence of the Union Public Service Commission?

(A) Article 323
(B) Article 324
(C) Article 325
(D) Article 326
ANS – (A)

15. Which of the following Schedules to the Constitution of India relates to languages?

(A) 7th Schedule
(B) 8th Schedule
(C) 9th Schedule
(D) 10th Schedule
ANS – (B)

16 The French philosopher Rousseau belonged to the

(A) Eighteenth century
(B) Sixteenth century
(C) Fifteenth century
(D) Seventeenth century
ANS – (A)

17. Which of the following can initiate the process of impeachment of the President of India?

(A) Any House of the Parliament
(B) The Lok Sabha alone
(C) The Rajya Sabha alone
(D) The Supreme Court of India
ANS – (A)

18. Who among the following was the first to visit India?

(A) Huen Tsang
(B) I-Tsing
(C) Fa-Hien
(D) Megasthenes
ANS – (D)

19. Which of the following is not a part of the financial management?

(A) Preparation of the budget
(B) Approval of the budget by the Cabinet
(C) Execution and rendering of accounts
(D) Audit and accounts of public expenditure
ANS – (C)

20. Which of the following types of budgeting is followed in India?

(A) Plural budgeting
(B) Cash budgeting
(C) Performance budgeting
(D) Surplus budgeting
ANS – (C)

21. Under the Assam Panchayat Act, 1994, the quorum for the meeting of the Gram panchayat is

(A) One-half of the total number of members
(B) One-half of the total number of members present
(C) One-third of the total number of members
(D) One-third of the total number of members present
ANS – (C)

22. Who initiated the Home Rule Movement in India?

(A) Chittaranjan Das
(B) Lajpat Rai
(C) Annie Besant
(D) Maulana Azad
ANS – (C)

23. The Indus Valley Cilvilization belongs to the

(A) Palaeolithic Age
(B) Mesolithic Age
(C) Neolithic Age
(D) Chalcolithic Age
ANS – (D)

24. Article 80 of the Indian Constitution deals with the formation of the

(A) Rajya Sabha
(B) Lok Sabha
(C) Legislative Council
(D) District Council
ANS – (A)

25. 'Purna Swaraj' resolution of the Congress was adopted on

(A) 26th January, 1930
(B) 26th January, 1931
(C) 26th January, 1929
(D) 26th January, 1932
ANS – (A)