GPSC Placement Paper Contributed by Neha updated on Sep 2021
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GPSC Placement Paper

                                         Gujarat PSC Previous Year Placement paper

1. Bee competition in Maryland, USA, in June 2012? (This is the 5th consecutive win for Indian-Americans)
A.Stuti Mishra
B.Arvind Mahamkali
C.Snigdha Nandipati
D.Vanya Shivshankar
E.None of these

2. Who became the 25th Chief of the Indian Army on May 31, 2012?
A.J.J.Singh
B.Bikram Singh
C.V.K.Singh
D.Dalbir Singh Suhag
E.None of these

3. Which country's Prime Minister was India's chief guest of honor at the 63rd Republic Day Parade on January 26, 2012?
A.Cambodia
B.Australia
C.Bangladesh
D.Thailand
E.Russia

4. Which is India's highest peacetime gallantry award?
A.Param Vir Chakra
B.Maha Vir Chakra
C.Ashok Chakra
D.Kirti Chakra
E.Shourya Chakra

5. The 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) conclave was held in Jaipur from January 7 to 9, 2012. Who was the chief guest for this conference?
A.Lakshmi Nivas Mittal
B.Datuk S.Subramaniam
C.Yingluck Shinawatra
D.Anand Satyanand
E.Kamla Persad Bissessar

6. Which city hosted the 99th Indian Science Congress in January 2012?
A.Chennai
B.Pune
C.New Delhi
D.Bhubaneshwar
E.Bangalore

7. According to a report on hunger and malnutrition (HUNGaMA),what percent of India's children are malnourished and underw-eight?
A.42
B.32
C.38
D.48
E.53

8. The proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) will work as an integral part of which of the following agencies?
A.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
B.Intelligence Bureau (IB)
C.National Investigation Agency (NIA)
D.Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)
E.National Security Guard (NSG)

9.India and Thailand have decided to develop a seaport at Dawei, earlier known as Tavoy. In which Asian country is this town located?
A.Thailand
B.Cambodia
C.Myanmar
D.Vietnam
E.Laos

10. Who is the defense secretary of the United States of America?
A.Leon Panetta
B.John Bryson
C.Tom Vilsack
D.Eric Holder
E.None of these

11.Nathpa Jhakri, India's largest hydroelectric project generated 7,610 million units of electricity in 2011-12 which is a record. In which state is this project located?
A.Assam
B.Arunachal Pradesh
C.West Bengal
D.Himachal Pradesh
E.None of these

12. Which state has instituted the Mallikarjun Mansur award?
A.Madhya Pradesh
B.Maharashtra
C.Odisha
D.Goa
E.Karnataka

13. Which state made Chess classes compulsory in schools to impr-ove cognitive skills of students from this academic year? (Gujarat is the first state to start chess programmes in schools)
A.Andhra Pradesh
B.Tamil Nadu
C.Kerala
D.Bihar
E.Jharkhand

14. Who became the new President of the Federation of Indian Cha-mbers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in January 2012?
A.Naina Lal Kidwai
B.Sidharth Birla
C.R.V. Kanoria
D.Shikha Sharma
E.None of these

15. Homai Vyarawala passed away recently. She is India's first woman?
A.Jnanpith award winner
B.Photo journalist
C.Mountaineer
D.Cricketer
E.None of these

16. Which of the following is not a National Bravery Award?
A.Geeta Chopra Award
B.Sanjay Chopra Award
C.Bharat Award
D.Bapu Gaidhani Award
E.Chameli Devi Jain Award

17. Who was given the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation in Bodh Gaya in 2012?
A.Aung San Suu Kyi
B.Nelson Mandela
C.Dalai Lama
D.Ela Bhatt
E.Sheikh Hasina

18. Who won the best actor award at the 57th Filmfare Awards 2011?
A.Hrithik Roshan
B.Shah Rukh Khan
C.Aamir Khan
D.Ranbir Kapoor
E.None of these

19. Francois Hollande became the President of which of the following countries in May 2012?
A.Netherlands
B.Germany
C.France
D.Greece
E.Spain

20. Rahul Khullar took charge as the Chairman of which of the following regulators on May 14, 2012?
A.Insurance Regulatory Development Authority
B.Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
C.Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority
D.Securities Exchange Board of India
E.None of these

21. The Standing Committee of the Inter State Council has been reconstituted. Who is the Chairman of this committee?
A.P.Chidambaram
B.Pranab Mukherjee
C.Sharad Pawar
D.M.Veerappa Moily
E.Mukul Roy

22. Who is the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy?
A.K.Radhakrishnan
B.V.K.Saraswat
C.Avinash Chander
D.Ratan Kumar Sinha
E.None of these

23. Who has been nominated for the first 'Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony' in May 2012? (It was instituted by the Government to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore)
A.Anna Hazare
B.Pandit Ravishankar
C.Amartya Sen
D.Shanta Sinha
E.None of these

24. Which country has launched Hatf III (Ghaznavi),a short range ballistic missile capable of carry-ing both nuclear and conven-tional warheads across 290 km?
A.Iran
B.Afghanistan
C.Pakistan
D.Iraq
E.Syria

25. The Union Cabinet cleared a Rs.8500 crore project under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to connect how many habitations in the 78 naxalite affected districts of nine states?
A.6000
B.5000
C.10000
D.4000
E.20000

26. Who among the following is not a woman squash player?
A.Joshna Chinappa
B.Dipika Pallikal
C.Anaka Alankamony
D.Aparajitha Balamurukan
E.Preeja

27. Which city hosted the Nuclear Security Summit in March 2012?
A.Washington D.C.
B.Perth
C.Seoul
D.Paris
E.None of these

28. India has voted against which of the following countries at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva for its alleged war crimes?
A.Sudan
B.North Korea
C.Rwanda
D.Sri Lanka
E.None of these

29. Who was chosen for the Saraswati Samman 2011 for his book on Ramayana? (This literary prize is awarded by the K.K. Birla Foundation)
A.Surjit Paatar
B.A.A.Manavalan
C.Lakshmi Nandan Bora
D.K.Ayyappa Panicker
E.Jagannath Prasad

30. In the Union Budget for 2012-13, how many crores of rupees are allocated for the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)?
A.3,534
B.5,615
C.3,915
D.2,914
E.4,535

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