Mizoram PSC Placement Papers Contributed by Nihal updated on Jul 2019

                        Mizoram Public Service Commission Previous Year Exam Paper

1. Who took over as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati in February 2012?
A.B.S.Lalli
B.Rajiv Takru
C.Jawhar Sircar
D.Uday Kumar Varma
E.None of these

2."In the Name of the People" is a collection of articles written and speeches delivered by which of the following former Presidents of India?
A.R.Venkatraman
B.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
C.Shankar Dayal Sharma
D.K.R.Narayanan
E.Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

3.India has recently inducted Mi-17 V5 armed helicopters from which of the following countries to enhance its operational capabilities including carrying troops and cargo to high altitude areas?
A.France
B.Russia
C.UK
D.Italy
E.USA

4.The coveted G.D.Birla award for scientific research for 2011 was given to which of the following scientists? ( G.D.Birla Award was instituted in 1991 by the K.K.Birla Foundation and given for Indian scientists who are below the age of 50 years.)
A.R.A.Mashelkar
B.Ashok Sen
C.Goverdhan Mehta
D.Tapas Kumar Kundu
E.Biman Bagchi

5.The 84th Academy Awards (Osc-ars) were presented in Los Ang-eles, USA on February 26, 2012. Identify the mismatched pair?
A.Best Picture-The Artist
B.Best Actor- Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
C.Best Actress- Octavia Spencer (The Help)
D.Best Director- Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
E.Best Supporting Actor-Chris-topher Plummer (Beginners)

6.Which of the following films won the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards in 2012?
A.A Separation (Iran)
B.Bullhead (Belgium)
C.Footnote (Israel)
D.In Darkness (Poland)
E.None of these

7.Agnieszka Radwanska won the Dubai Tennis Championship and Sony Ericsson Open tennis title in 2012. She belongs to which of the following countries?
A.Russia
B.Belarus
C.Poland
D.Slovakia
E.Czech Republic

8.Which of the following cricket teams won the Duleep Trophy for the first time in Indore in 2012
A.East Zone
B.Central Zone
C.South Zone
D.West Zone
E.North Zone

9.Which of the following batsmen hit a record 45-ball century, the fastest ever in Twenty20 Internationals recently?
A.Chris Gayle (West Indies)
B.Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
C.Tilakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)
D.Richard Levi (South Africa)
E.Suresh Raina (India)

10.Indian hockey team has qualified for the 2012 London Olympics by defeating which of the following countries in the final of the qualifying tournament in New Delhi?
A.Pakistan
B.Germany
C.Chile
D.France
E.South Africa

11.Which of the following countries is a member of G8?
A.Australia
B.China
C.Spain
D.Brazil
E.Canada

12.Federal Reserve is the central bank of which of the following countries?
A.UK
B.Canada
C.Mexico
D.Russia
E.None of these

13.Which of the following banks was merged with the State Bank of India on August 26, 2010?
A.State Bank of Saurashtra
B.State Bank of Indore
C.State Bank of Patiala
D.State Bank of Mysore
E.State Bank of Travancore

14.Banking falls under which of the following sectors?
A.Primary
B.Manufacturing
C.Industrial
D.Service
E.None of these

15.A savings bank account with zero or minimum balance is known as?
A.Current Account
B.No Frills Account
C.Term Deposit Account
D.Savings Bank Ordinary Account
E.Student Savings Bank Account

16.Which of the following Acts controls banking activities in India?
A.Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
B.Banking Regulation Act, 1949
C.State Bank of India Act, 1955
D.NABARD Act, 1981
E.None of these

17.Which of the following banks has reappointed Shikha Sharma as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for a further period of three years with effect from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2015?
A.ICICI
B.IndusInd
C.Axis
D.ING Vysya
E.Karur Vysya

18.Which of the following stateme-nts about Euro 2012 is not true?
A.The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012, was hosted by Poland and Ukraine.
B.Spain won the title for the second consecutive time with a 4-0 win over Italy in the final match on July 1, 2012.
C.Spain became the first team to win two consecutive Europe-an Championships.
D.The final match was played in Kiev, Poland.
E.Andres Iniesta of Spain was the Player of the Tournament.

19.Which country will host the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament?
A.Italy
B.Turkey
C.France
D.Norway
E.Sweden

20.The Vyas Samman, instituted by the K.K.Birla Foundation, is giv-en annually for an outstanding literary work in Hindi language published during the past 10 years. Who was selected for this award for 2011 for his collection of poems "Aam Ke Patte"? 
A.Amar Kant
B.Govind Mishra
C.Ramdarash Mishra
D.Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari
E.Mannu Bhandari

21.Which of the following awards is given for outstanding achievements in the music industry?
A.Emmy
B.Tony
C.Academy
D.Grammy
E.None of these

22.Hiren Bhattacharya, winner of Sahitya Akademi Award, passed away in July 2012. He was a popular poet in which of the following languages?
A.Assamese
B.Bengali
C.Oriya
D.Hindi
E.Sanskrit

23.Pritzker Prize is considered as the Nobel Prize in architecture. Who is the 2012 winner?
A.Jean Nouvel (France)
B.Wang Shu (China)
C.Richard Rogers (UK)
D.Peter Zumthor (Switzerland)
E.Philip Johnson (USA)

24.M.R.Venkatesh became India's 28th Chess Grand Master in July 2012. He is from which of the following states?
A.Karnataka
B.Kerala
C.Tamil Nadu
D.Andhra Pradesh
E.None of these

25.Leading vaccine firm Serum Institute of India has acquired Bilthoven Biologicals for Rs.550 crore. In which country is Bilthoven Biologicals based?
A.Sweden
B.Norway
C.Denmark
D.Netherlands
E.None of these

26.Which of the following Commit-tees has been constituted to revi-ew the use of cartoons in the Na-tional Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) textbooks?
A.Y.H.Malegam
B.Yashpal
C.S.K.Thorat
D.Bimal Jalan
E.S.S.Tarapore

27.Who won the 2012 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award?
A.Rafael Nadal
B.Lionel Messi
C.Usain Bolt
D.Jonathan Trot
E.Novak Djokovic

28.Chandra Bahadur Dangi is the shortest man in the world, measuring 21.5 inches. He is from wh-ich of the following countries?
A.India
B.Nepal
C.Thailand
D.Myanmar
E.Sri Lanka

29.Which of the following countries won the Africa Cup of Nations football championship in Gabon in February 2012?
A.Zambia
B.Ivory Coast
C.Gabon
D.Ghana
E.Nigeria

30.Which of the following countries retained the FIH Champions Trophy hockey title for women at Rosario, Argentina in 2012?
A.Argentina
B.Great Britain
C.Netherlands
D.Germany
E.Australia

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