WBPSC General-Studies Contributed by Hemanth updated on Jun 2019

WBPSC - West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Sample Paper Containing Previous Year Aptitude Solved Question Paper on General Knowledge                                           


                                               WBPSC Sample Paper

1. Who wrote the ’ Saheb Bibi Golam’ ?
(A) Bimal Kar
(B) Subodh Ghosh
(C) Ramapada Chbudhury
(D) Bimal Mitra

2. ’ Ode to the west Wind’ is written by :
(A) P. B. Shelly
(B) W. Wordsworth
(C) T.S. Eliot
(D) John Keats

3. Who granted Diwani to the English East India Company ?
(A) Farukhsiyar
(B) Bahadur Shah-II
(C) Aurangzeeb
(D) Shah Aiam II

4. River Narmada flows through a
(A) Fault trough
(B) Lagoon
(C) Delta
(D) Fold mountain

5. Amongest the states of India lowest sex ratio is found in :
(A) Bihar
(B) Orissa
(C) Punjab
(D) Madhya Pradesh

6. In the red light a lens has a focal length 25 cm. In blue light, the probable focal length will be :
(A) 25.5 cm.
(B) 24.5 cm.
(C) 15cm.
(D) 35 cm. 

7. The elements which liberates oxygen gas from water is : 
(A) P
(B) Na
(C) F
(D) I

8. Which acid of the following is the strongest ? :

9. In balanced diet the ratio of carbohydrate, fat and protein must be :
(A) 2 : 1 : 3
(B) 2 : 3 : 1
(C) 5 : 6 : 1
(D) 2 : 1 : 1

10. In an examination, 80% examinees passed in English, 70% passed in Maths, and 150 examinees passed in both the subjects. If all the examinees passed at least in one subject, then find out the total number of examinees :
(A) 300
(B) 500
(C) 400
(D) 600 

11. A man sends 0.15 part of his monthly income for study of his son, 0.8 part of the rest income for other expenditure of his familiy and then he makes his “savings with the rest part. If his savings in a month is Rs. 425, then find out his monthly income,
(A) Rs. 2,700
(B) Rs. 2,500
(C) Rs. 3,500
(D) Rs. 2600

12. Cyclones of Bay of Bengal are studied with the help of :
(A) Topographical Maps
(B) Satellite Imageries
(D) Oxford Atlas

13. A train passes 45 km. in an hour. The train pased away two posts consecutively within 10 sesonds. Find out the distance between the two posts .
(A) 170 m.
(B) 250 m.
(C) 200 m.
(D) 150 m.

14. A boatman started for a 36 km. distant place and came back again. The time of return was 1 hr. more than the time of reaching . Speed of current was 3 km./hr.. Then find out the speed of the boat in still water,
(A) 15 km./ hr
(B) 16 km./ hr
(C) 18 km./ hr
(D) 17 km./ hr

15. In which country has recently been suspended by the African Union after the army forced out the Prasident and installed the opposition leader in his place ?
(A) Zimbabway
(B) Madagascar
(C) Sudan
(D) Nigeria

16. Who has been appointed to oversee and guide the board of Satyam Computer Service throughout the bidding process ?
(A) Vivek Kundra
(B) Justice Guman mal Lodha
(C) Justice S.P Bharucha
(D) Sharat Sabrawal

17. In Austrian Open Tennis Tournament of 2008 Women’s singles title went to :
(A) Ana Ivanochiv
(B) Serena Williams
(C) Maria Sharapova
(D) Venus Wlliums

18. The play ’ Bhalo Manush’ was directed by :
(A) Rudra Prasad Sengupta
(B) Sambhu Mitra
(C) Radharaman Tpadar
(D) Ajitesh Bandyopadhyaya

19. Kathakali dance developed in the state :
(A) Kerala
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh

20. Who wrote “Sahaj Path’ ?
(A) Abanindranath Tagore
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Iswarchandra Vidyasagar
(D) Madhusudan Dutta

21. Who is known as Indian Nepoleon ?
(A) Chandra Gupta II
(B) Chandra Gupta
(C) Samudra Gupta
(D) Saknda Gupta

22. In which year was the Gandhi Irwin Pact signed ? 
(A) 1911
(B) 1921
(C) 1941

23. The words Socialist and Secular have been incorporated in the preamble to the Constitution of India :
(A) 1950
(B) 1976
(C) 1978
(D) 1980

24. The judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by :
(A) The Chief justice of India
(B) The president
(C) The Prime Minister
(D) The law Minister

25. Who is the current Chairman of the Planning Commission of India ?
(A) Montek Singh Ahluwalia
(B) Dr. Monmohan Singh
(C) Sonia Gandhi
(D) Pranab Mukherjee

26. Which of the following recently approached the Supreme Court to decide on the issue of negative vote in elections
(A) Association for Pepole’s Democratic Rights
(B) Pepoles’ Union for Civil Liberites
(C) The Election Commission
(D) The president of india

27. In 2006 World Cup Soccer Tournament the champion team was
(A) Germany
(B) France
(C) Argentina
(D) Italy

28. Hariprasd Chourasia is famous for :
(A) Sitar recital
(B) Flute recital
(C) Sarod recital
(D) Santoor rectial

29. Who was famous for portraying the character of King Oedipus ?
(A) Utpal Dutta
(B) Ashoke Mukhopadhyaya
(C) Bibhas Chakarbarty
(D) Sambhu Mitra

30. Who is the author of Treasure Island’ ?
(A) Sidney Sheldon
(B) Arthur Miller
(C) R.L. Stevenson
(D) Solman Rushdi

31. ‘Sal’ is a type of : 
(A) Coniferous tree
(B) Evergreen tree
(C) Mangrove
(D) Deciduous tree

32. ’ Green Revolution’ in India was first introduced in :
(A) Rice Producing area of West Bengal
(B) Wheat producing area of Punjab
(C) Millet producing area of western Ghats
(D) Sugar producing area of Bihar

33. In simple haemonic motion, the kinetic energy: 
(A) is never zero
(B) is zero in the mean position
(C) is twice zero in every period
(D) always remain equal

34. Has chlorine any isotpe ?
(A) No
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

35. Which is paramagnetic ? 
(A) O2
(B) N2
(C) F2
(D) H2