GPSC Whole-Testpaper Contributed by Vani updated on May 2019

                                             Goa PSC Recruitment question paper

1) Which of the following organization has Giant Panda as its symbol?
A) UNICEF
B) Greenpeace
C) World Bank
D) World Wide Fund for Nature

2) Name the inventor of Black Box fight recorder who died recently
A) David Warren
B) J.L. Baird
C) Thomas Alva Edison
D) Wilbur Wright

3) “What Congress and Ghandhi have done to the Untouchables” is a book written by
A) B.R. Ambedkar
B) V.D. Savarkar
C) Rajendra Prasad
D) S.C. Bose

4) Sri Shiva Shankar Menon holds the position of
A) Union Home Secretary
B) Planning Commission Chairman
C) Minister of State in Defense Ministry
D) National Security Advisor

5) Which famous Indian artist accepted Qatai citizenship in February 2010?
A) M.F. Hussain
B) Mallika Sarabhai
C) Zakir Hussain
D) None of above

6) Why was Jordan Romero in the news recently?
A) He is the youngest person to climb Mount Everest
B) He swam the English Channel in record time
C) He is the captain of the Mexican World Cup Football team
D) None of the above

7) Who among the following has been appointed New Chairman of the National Commission of Farmers?
A) Ajith Singh
B) K.C. Pant
C) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
D) None of the above

8) Who has won the World Cup Football as a player and coach?
A) Lisa Raymond
B) Paulo Rossi Italy
C) George Best England
D) Franz Beckenbauer Germany

9) What is the name of the car recently launched in India by Nisan?
A) Polo
B) Figo
C) Beat
D) Micra

10) Who among the following launched education reform movement among the Muslims in India?
A) Sri Syed Ahmed Khan
B) W.W. Hunter
C) Shah Waliullah
D) Sakkir Hussain

11) Which of the following is equivalent of Accra, Baku and Apia?
A) Ghana
B) Bamako
C) Turkey
D) Tanzania

12) To which party does David Cameron the recently elected British Prime Minister belong to
A) Labour party
B) Conservative Party
C) Liberal Democrats Party
D) None of the above

13) Which of the following leaders died in the battle filed in the Revolt of 1857?
A) Tantia Tope
B) Bahadur Shah II
C) Nana Saheb
D) Rani Jhansi

14) Who among the following was known as the “Indian Gladstone”?
A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
C) Dadabhai Naoroji
D) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

15) Prabuddha Bharata was a paper published in English by
A) Louis Vivian Derozio
B) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
C) Swami Vivekananda
D) Swami Dayanand

16) The Radical Democratic Party was founded in 1940 by
A) N.D. Muzambar
B) S.C. Bose
C) B.R. Ambedkar
D) M.N. Roy

17) Based on the 1981-91 decennial growth rate of population, state with the highest and lowest growth rate are respectively
A) Arunachal Pradesh and Goa
B) Nagaland and Kerala
C) Arunachal Pradesh and kerala
D) Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu

18) Which one of the following incidents prompted Vinoba Bhave to initiate the Boothan Movement?
A) Nalgonda incident
B) Sri Kakulam incident
C) Naxalbari incident
D) Madhubani incident

19) The poorest state with 39.9% people living below poverty line is
A) Jharkand
B) Orissa
C) Bihar
D) Assam

20) Which of the following is the largest man made lake in India?
A) Didwan Lake
B) Vembanad Lake
C) Indira Sagar Lake
D) Chilka Lake

21) In India a special Ministry for women and social welfare was formed at the centre in the year
A) 1983
B) 1986
C) 1976
D) 1981

22) The Article in the Constitution of India which provides for the appointment of a special officer for scheduled Castes and Scheduled tribes by the President of India is
A) Article 164
B) Article 341
C) Article 342
D) Article 338

23) Who was the permanent chairman of the Constituent Assembly?
A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
D) Sardar Patel

24) The 42nd Amendment extended the term of the Lok Sabha is
A) 7 years
B) 6 years
C) 8 years
D) 9 years

25) The Sarkaria Commission was set up to review the relation between
A) Prime Minister and the President
B) Executive and Judiciary
C) Legislative and Executive
D) Centre and the State

26) One of the following members was not included in the drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution
A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Shri N Madhava Rao
D) Shri KM Munshi

27) The provisions concerning the suspension of Fundamental rights by the President during emergencies was borrowed from the
A) Constitution of U.S.A.
B) Constitution of Canada
C) Constitution of Ireland
D) Weimar Constitution

28) Article 164 of the Constitution of India provides for separate Ministers of Tribal Welfare in
A) Rajasthan, Kerala and Nagaland
B) Orissa, Bihar and Meghalaya
C) Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa
D) Madhyapradesh, Assam and Orissa

29) Who appoints the Municipal Commissioner of the Municipalities?
A) State Government
B) Mayor
C) President
D) Governor

30) The historic INA trial commenced in
A) 1940
B) 1944
C) 1945
D) 1948

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