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                GPSC General Knowledge Quetions Sample Paper for Assistant Director

1. Which one of the following incident prompted Vinoba Bhave to initiate the Boothan Movement?
(A)Nalgonda incident
(B)Srikakulam incident
(C)Naxalbari incident
(D)Madhubani incident

2. The poorest state with 39.9% people living below poverty line is:

3. Which of the following is the largest man-made Lake in India?
(A)Didwan Lake
(B)Nagarjuna sagar
(C)Indira Sagar Lake

4. Which of the following state!, have been nicknamed Garden Spices of India?
(B)Andhra Pradesh
(C)Bangalore and Kerala

5. Landsdowne is a hill station in:
(D)None of the above

6. Who among the following launched Education Reform Movement among the Muslims in India?
(A)Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(B)W.W. Hunter
(D)Sakkir Hussain

7. Regional committee aims at:
(A)Economic Co-operation
(B)Balanced Development
(C)Cultural Exchange
(D)All of these

8. The Cheena Kesava Temple i.s found in:

9. In India a Special Ministry for Women and Social Welfare was formed at the centre in the year:

10. 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)Aritcle 164
(B)Anicle 341
(C)Article 342
(D)Article 338

11. Who was the Permanent Chairman of the Constituent Assembly?,
(A)Dr.Rajendra Prasad
(B)Jawaharlal Nehru
(D)Sardar Patel .

12. The 42nd Amendment extended the term of the Lok Sabha to:
(A)7 years
(B)16 years
(C)8 years
(D)19 years

13. The Sarkaria Commissidn was set up to review the relation between:
(A)Prime Minister and the President
(B)Executive and Judiciary
(C)Legislature and Executive
(D)Centre and the State

14.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

15. The provisions concerning the suspension of Fundamental Rights by the President during emergencies was borrowed from the:
(A)Constitution of USA
(B)Constitution of Canada
(C)Constitution of Ireland
(D)Weimar Constitution

16. Article 164 of the Constitution of India provides for separate Ministers for Tribal 'Welfare in:
(A)Rajasthan, Kerala and Nagaland
(B)Orissa, Bihar and Meghalaya
(C)Bihar, Madhyapradesh and Orissa
(D)Madhyapradesh, Assam and Orissa

17. Who appoints the Municipal Commissioner of the Municipalities?
(A)State Government

18. The historic 1NA trial commenced in:

19. In India there is a single constitution for the union and the state with the exception of:
(B)Jammu& Kashmir
(D)Tamil Nadu

20.Who among the following has been appointed New Chairman of the National Commission for Farmers?
(A)Ajith Singh
(D)None of the above

21. Arift valley is formed mainly due to:
(A)The forces of tension in the Earth's crust
(B)The subsidence of the floor of a river valley
(C)The valley formed after the formation of fold mountains
(D)The deepening of a valley by Ice action

22. The State in India which leads in the production of Cashew Kernels is:
(C)Tamil Nadu

23. The Southernmost part of India is:
(B)Indira point
(D)None of the above

24. The Kerala Institute of Local Administration is situated in which of the followin districts?

69. The preamble of the constitution was amended for the first time by which amendment?
(D)None of the above

25. The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission shall be :
(A)The Chief Justice of India
(B)Retd.Chief Justice of High Court
(C)Retd. Chief Justice of India
(D)Chief Justice of High Court

26. AADHAR is the logo for what?
(A)Common Wealth Games, New Delhi
(B)Kerala Tourism Corporation
(C)Unique ID Project
(D)None of the above

27. Why was Jordan Ramero 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

28. Who partnered Leander Paes to win the 2010 Wimbeldon Mixed Doubles Crown?
(A)Lisa Raymond
(B)Cara Black
(D)Serena Williams

29. Who apart from Pele has won the World Cup Football as a player and coach?
(A)Michel Platini France
(B)Paulo Rossi Italy
(C)George Best England
(D)Franz Beckenbauer Germany

30. What is the name of the car recently launched in India by Nisan?