TSPSC Group General Studies Questions Papers 2015


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SET 500/D 13/2015 Manager (Engineering) in Hyderabad Metropolitan water supply and Sewerage board Engineering Service Examination held on 1 November 2015

Q1: Lalith Bhargava Committee was reviewed on

(1) Land returns                                       (2) Irrigation

(3) Revenue & Expenditure                    (4) Industrial development

Q2: The Sree Nidhi Credit Co-operative Federation Ltd. has come forward for promotion of

(1) Fish Production                          (2) Egg Production

(3) Dairy Activities                                   (4) Vegetables

Q3 :Gross State Domestic Product of Telangana State during the year 2014-15 in current prices is about

(1) Rs. 4 lakh crores                        (2) Rs. 3 lakh crores

(3) Rs. 2 lakh crores                                 (4) Rs. 5 lakh crores

Q4: Honey processing unit for agency tribals established by Girijan Co-operative Corporation Limited at

(1) Eturnagaram (2) Nirmal (3) Kamareddy    (4) Kondangula

Q5: Urban population in Telangana as per 2011 Census

(1) 40 %                    (2) 38.88 %              (3) 25.5 % (4) 45.5 %

6: The veteran cricketer from Hyderabad is known as cultivated stylist

(1) Jaisimha       (2) Azharuddin (3) VVS Laxman (4) ArshadAyoob

7: The player from Warangal who revolutionized Indian Ball badminton is

(1) R. Mallaiah (2) J. Pitchaiah (3) K. Rajaiah (4) T. Lakshmaiah

8:Who is playing the lead role in Ektha Kapoor’s biopic on Hyderabad cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin

(1) Emraan Hashmi                                  (2) Abhishek Bachan

(3) Sharuk Khan                                    (4) SaifAli Khan

9:Which is the most affected tribal community due to the proposed Polavaram project?

(1) Gotti koyas (2) Chenchus     (3) Gonds               (4) Lambadas

10 : Which town in Telangana was originally known as Indur?

(1) Karimnagar (2) Mahabubnagar (3) Nizamabad (4) Medak

11: M.M.Kalburgi, the writer who was killed recently was to the former Vice-Chancellor of which University.

(1) Humpi University                      (2) Mysore University

(3) Karnataka University                (4) Gulbarga University

12: Alexis TSipras is the Prime Minister of

(1) Greece           (2) Australia          (3) Britain               (4) Germany

13:The following is Not true about Prime Ministers foreign visits in the month of July 2015

(1) Visit to Tajikistan                       (2) Visit to Combodia

(3) Visit to Uzbekistan                    (4) Visit to Kyrgyzstan

14: The first International Day of Yoga was celebrated on

(1) 21st June 2015                           (2) 25th June 2015

(3) 21st May 2015                          (4) 25th May 2015

Which Academy announces Nobel Prizes

(1) Royal Norwegian Academy of Sciences     (2)Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

(3) Royal Society of Canada  (4)  Royal Society of New South Wales

16) Who gave the famous slogan ‘Educate, Organize and Agitate’

(1) Netaji Subhashchandra Bose               (2) Karl Marx

(3) Ambedkar                                          (4) Vallab Bhai Patel

17) Which one of the following is NOT a feature of 73′ Constitutional Amendment.

(1) Compulsory Elections for Local Bodies within 5 years       (2) Reservations for women in local bodies

(3) Reservations to SC & ST in local bodies  (4) Reservation for OBC, in Local Bodies

18) The Mandal Commission was appointed during the Prime Ministership of

(1) V.P. Singh                                  (2) Morarji Desai

(3) Indira Gandhi                            (4) P.V. Narasimha Rao

19) Dinesh Goswami Committee was appointed to deal with

(1) Electoral Reforms                            (2) Economic Reforms

(3) Education Reforms                              (4) Legal Reforms

20) Right to Information contributes

(1) Closed Governance                        (2) Stable Governance

(3) Transparent Governance               (4) Dictatorial Governance

21) The National Food Security Act, 2013 does not include

  • Public Distribution System
  • Integrated Child Development Services
  • Mid-day meals Scheme
  • Supply of food for all

22) The Consumer Protection Act envisages its machinery at

  • The National and State levels
  • The National, State and District levels
  • The National level
  • The State and District levels

23) The Indian Federalism is drawn from

(1) Canada                                   (2) Britain

(3) United States of America         (4) Germany

24) The disputes between Government of India and one or more states can be

heard by Supreme Court under its

(1) Appelate Jurisdiction                         (2) Advisory Jurisdiction

(3) Original Jurisdiction                          (4) Nominal Jurisdiction

25) Inclusive Growth Strategy was adopted first time in

(1) 12th Five Year Plan                         (2) 11th Five Year Plan

(3) 10′” Five Year Plan                          (4) 6th Five Year Plan

26)The Bayyaram Tank was built by (1) Mailamba (2) Rudrama Devi (3) Rudra Deva (4) Ganapati Deva

27) Which Qutub Shahi king was called as `Malkibarama’.

(1) Abdulla Qutub Shah                          (2) Ibrahim Qutub Shah

(3) Jamsheed Qutub Shah                       (4) Mohammad Qutub Shah

28) Who supported Turrebaz Khan during the 1857 revolt?

(1) Moulvi Ala-ud-din                              (2) Dilwar Khan

(3) Maskan Ali                                       (4) Abbaz Khan

29) Who was conferred with D.C.L., an Honorary Degree by Oxford University

(1) SalarJung I                                        (2) Ali Yavar Jung

(3) Sarojini Naidu                                    (4) Salarjung III

30) Whom did SalarJung I appoint as the Revenue Minister?

(1) Shahab Jung Bahadur                       (2) ShamshirJung Bahadtir

(3) Mukharam-ud-daula Bahadur           (4) Bassalat Jung Bahadur

31 ) Which one of the following was not built during the reign of the last Nizam?

(I) Nizam Sagar (2) Palair Project (3) Wyra Project (4) Hussain Sagar ,

32) Who wrote “Our Struggle for Emancipation”

(1) P.R. Venkataswamy                           (2) B.S. Venkat Rao

(3) V. Shyam Sundar                              (4) Bhagya Reddy Varma

33) Who were the Editors of the Rahbar-e-Deccan News paper published in Hyderabad

  • Nizamat Jung and Bahadur Yar Jung
  • Bahadur Yar Jung and Kasim Razvi
  • Ahmed Mohiuddin and Abdulla Khan
  • Akbar Hydari and Ahmed Arif

34) Who was the British Resident at the time of 1857 Revolt in Hyderabad?

(1) Henry Russel                            (2) Kirk Patrick

(3) Davidson                                   (4) Charles Metcalf

 

35) Who among the following Hyderabadi joined the Azad Hind Fauz?

. (1) Ramakrishna Dhoot                          (2) Shaik Mohiuddin

(3) Abid Hasan Safrani                           (4) Ravi Narayana Reddy

 

36) Who was the Governor General of India during the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War?

(1) Lord Dalhousie                                   (2) Lord Wellesley

(3) Warren Hastings                               (4) Lord Minto

37 Which of the following books was written by Raja Ram Mohan Roy?

(1) The Destiny of Human Life             (2) Whither India

(3) Gift to Monotheist                             (4) Neel Darpan

38 Who was the leader of the Young Bengal Movement

(1) Derozio                                                (2) Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar

(3) Keshab Chandra Sen                      (4) Debendranath Tagore

 

39 Who founded the Satya Shodhak Samaj?

(1) G.H. Deshmukh                                (2) Jotiba Phule

(3) B.R. Ambedkar                                (4) M.G. Ranade

 

40) In which year the Arya Samaj was founded?

(1) 1774                     (2) 1861          (3) 18551875

 

41) Who led the Bardoli Satyagraha

(1) Motilal Nehru                                    (2)  Rajendra Prasad

(3) Vallab Bhai Patel                                           (4)   Jayaprakash Narayan

42 Who among the following was not a member of the Congress Socialist Party

(1) Achyut Patwardan                             (2) Acharya Narendra Dev

(3) Jaya Prakash Narayan                        (4) Motilal Nehru

43 Which book of Tolstoy influenced Mahatma Gandhi

(1) War & Peace               (2) The Kingdom of God is with in you

(3) The Nation                  (4) Honesty

44 Who among the following was not associated with the assassination of Saunders at Lahore

(1) Uddam Singh                                      (2) Bhagat Singh

(3) Chandra sekhar Azad                       (4) Raj Guru

45 Dyarchy’ was the most important feature of

(1) 1919 Act               (2) 1909 Act          (3) 1892 Act       (4) 1935 Act

 

46 In Telangana State, red soils are predominant with a percentage of area about

(1) 59%                              (2) 55%                      (3) 48%                    (4) 62%

The Headquarter of Northern Telangana Agro Climatic Zone is located at

(1) Warangal (2) Manchiryal   (3) Karimnagar (4) Jagitial

The percentage of rainfall Telangana State receives through south-west monsoon 1) 90% (2) 80%                                  (3) 70%                 (4) 95%

Kawal wild life sanctuary is located at

(1) Eturunagaram (2) Jannaram             (3) Pocharam        (4) Pakhala

In Telangana, the mineral which contributed highest value, after coal, in the year 2013-14.

(1) Lime Stone           (2) Manganese       (3) Iron ore       (4) Granite

Major source of power in Telangana at present is

(1) Nuclear      (2) Hydel (3) Thermal   (4) Bio-fuel

52) Aero space industry in Hyderabad is located at

(I) Adibatla                 (2) Tukkuguda    (3) Turkapally (4) Pollepalli

53) The district of Telangana with the highest percentage of ST population

(1) Adilabad (2) Khammam (3) Warangal (4) Mahaboobnagar

54) Number of districts that the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Area (HMIDA) spreads over
(1) Four (2) Five (3) Three (4) Six

55) Mission Kakatiya does not aim at

(1) Reparing the feeder channels (3) Desilting Tank bed (2) Strengthening Tank bunds (4) Linking of Tanks
56) A line joining places with equal amount of rainfall is

(1) Isoneph (2) Isohyet (3) Isohel (4) Isonif

57) Which of the following earth quake waves are most destructive

(1) R-Waves (2) P-Waves (3) Surface Waves (4) L-Waves

58) Which one of the following mountain chains has two dissimilar types of vegetation on its two slopes/sides

(1) Vindhyas      (2) Eastern Ghats (3) Aravalis (4) Western Ghats

59) Which of the following is not an eligibility condition to be a judge of the Supreme Court of India?

  • A distinguished jurist in the opinion of the President
  • An advocate of Supreme Court for atleast ten years
  • Judge of one or more High Courts for at least five years
  • Above 45 years of age

60) Which of the following is not a standing committee of Parliament?

  • Select and Joint Committees on Bills
  • Ethics Committee.
  • Public Accounts Committee
  • Business Advisory Committee

61) What is the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences is called

(1) John von Neumann Award       (4) The Sveriges Riksbank Prize

(2) Swedish Bank Prize                      (3) Magsaysay Award

62 The popular ‘Fair’ celebrated by Gonds in Adilabad district

(1) Teez       (2) Nagoba (3) Sammakka Sarakka        (4) Komarelli

63 The inclusion of which caste in North India in the list of backward classes was struck down by the Supreme Court recently?

(1) Jats                       (2) Meenas               (3) Patels         (4) Gujjars

64) The word ‘Thari’ in Telangana denotes:

(1) Forest land                         (2) Land without water source

(3) Land having water source         (4) Grazing land

65) The `Jamme leaves given to each other on the eve of Dasara festival in Telangana are called

(1) Nyvedyam            (2) Bonam             (3) Prasadam (4) Bangaram

 66 Who led the TNGO’s Strike during 1969 Telangana Movement.

(1) Amos                                                  (2) Madan Mohan

(3) Sridhar Reddy                             (4) Keshava Rao

67 Who was the play back singer of the song “Palleturi Pillagada.. ” in the film

“Maa Bhumi”?

(1) Sandhya                (2) S. Janaki            (3) P. Leela (4) P. Susheela

The Six-Point Formula was incorporated in the Constitution of India under Article

 

The degree college in which Dr. Jaya Shankar served as the Principal

(1) Nizam College                                    (2) Mahboob College

(3) Kakatiya College                                (4) C.K.M. College

Which of the following food item was registered as a Geographical Indication (GI) recently?

(1) Hyderabad Haleem                              (2) Rasagulla

(3) Hyderabad Biryani                             (4) Double ka Meeta

  • Which University conferred the `D.Lit Honoris Causa’ on Dr. BR Ambedkar in 1953.

(1) Marathwada University                     (2) Columbia University

(3) Osmania University                            (4) University of London

How many riparian states are there in Godavari Basin?

(1) Three                    (2) Seven                (3) Five         (4) Six

74) TMC is an acronym of

(1) Thousand Million Cubic Feet   (2) Ten Million Cubic Feet

(3) Thousand Million Cubic Meters    (4) Ten Million Cubic Meters

75) Pranahita’ river consists of which of the following rivers?

  • Pravara, Waine Ganga and Manair
  • Poorna, Pen Ganga and Wardha
  • Pen Ganga, Wardha and Waine Ganga
  • Kolab, Wardha and Pen Ganga

76) In which district is the proposed Ichampalli project located?

(1) Medak           (2) Adilabad          (3) Karimnagar       (4) Nizamabad

77) Who was the Chairman of the Godavari Water Dispute Tribunal?

(1) M.P. Singh (3) Brijesh Kumar (2) R.S. Bachawat (4) R.S. Sarkaria

78) Who among the following officers contributed immensely for abolition of Vetti/Begar in Telangana region?

(1) S R Shankaran                                (2) V. Sundareshan

(3) J.M. Girglani                                (4) PVRK Prasad

 

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