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JKPSC Placement Paper

                          J&K PSC Previous Year Exam Paper for Assistant Controller

1. Microtomy is a technique which deals with :
(A) Section cutting 
(B) Study of cell functions
(C) The study of cell lineage 
(D) All of the above

2. Micrurgy is the art or science of :
(A) Dissection under microscope 
(B) Dissection under aseptic conditions
(C) Dissection under open air 
(D) None of the above

3. A micron is :
(A) Millionth of a meter 
(B) Thousandth of a millimeter
(C) 10–6
(D) All of the above

4. An autoclave is an apparatus to sterilize media and instruments at 15 lb pressure for 15 minutes. The temperature at 15 lb pressure inside the vessel is :
(A) 111ºC 
(B) 101ºC
(C) 121ºC 
(D) 221ºC

5. Penguin is mammal because it possesses :
(A) Vertebral column 
(B) Mammary glands
(C) Lymph glands
(D) Memory glands

6. The number of bones in human body is :
(A) 196 
(B) 206
(C) 306 
(D) 106

7. Which of the following is egg laying mammal ?
(A) Bat 
(B) Whale
(C) Duckbill Platypus 
(D) All of the above

8. Archaeology is the study of :
(A) Excavation 
(B) Topography
(C) Vegetation 
(D) Desertification

9. To detect criminals which of the following technique is most appropriate ?
(A) DNA profiling
(C) Both (A) and (B) 
(D) Chemo profiling

10. Golden rice is having gene for :
(A) Disease resistance 
(B) Provitamin-A
(C) Vitamin D synthesis 
(D) All of the above

11. Change in structure and function of living organisms with age is :
(A) Adaptation 
(B) Degeneration
(C) Metabolism 
(D) Development

12. Cryopreservation is the preservation of biological materials at :
(A) –111ºC 
(B) –141ºC
(C) –196ºC
(D) –80ºC

13. Goitre is caused due to the deficiency of :
(A) Vitamin A 
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Iron 
(D) Iodine

14. Which of the following is true for the Cry gene inserted in Bt. Cotton for the development of resistance against the boll worm ?
(A) Obtained from Gram + ve Bacteria
(B) Obtained from Bacillus thuringiensis
(C) Produces Bt. Protein which is not harmful to human
(D) All of the above

15. The Nobel Prize in physiology/medicine 2012 is given to which of the following scientists ?
(A) Serge Haroche and Shinya Yamanaka
(B) Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
(C) David J. Wineland and Brian K Kobilka
(D) Robert J Lefkowitz and Brian K Kobilka

16. The First animal to be cloned was :
(A) Sheep 
(B) Donkey
(C) Cat 
(D) Buffalo

17. Hygrometer is an instrument to measure :
(A) Humidity 
(B) Density of Liquid
(C) Absorption of water 
(D) Evaporation of water

18. Bat is a :
(A) Mammal 
(B) Vertebrate
(C) Chordate 
(D) All of the above

19. Electron microscope was constructed by :
(A) Frits Zernicke 
(B) Z.Jonseen and H Jonseen
(C) Max Knoll and Ernst Ruska 
(D) None of the above

20. In an outer space the sky looks dark instead of blue due to the absence of which phenomenon ?
(A) Reflection of sunlight 
(B) Refraction of sunlight
(C) Scattering of sunlight
(D) Diffraction of sunlight

21. The founder of the Hyderabad State was :
(A) Nazim of Bengal 
(B) Saadat Khan
(C) Alivardi Khan 
(D) Nizam-ul-Mulk

22. Who of the following was not the Peshwa of the Maratha King Shahu ?
(A) Baji Rao I 
(B) Baji Rao II
(C) Balaji Baji Rao 
(D) Balaji Wishwanath

23. Pitt’s India Act of 1784 established six commissioners commonly known as :
(A) Board of Control
(B) Board of Revenue
(C) Board of Trade
(D) Court of Directors

24. The author of Tuhfatul Muwahidin was :
(A) Altaf Husain Hali 
(B) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(C) Raja Rammohan Roy 
(D) Munshi Naval Kishore

25. The famous “Downward filtration theory” was advocated by :
(A) Elijah Impey
(B) Macaulay
(C) Charles Wood 
(D) James Mill

26. The two major cities of the Indus Valley Civilization excavated by archaeologists are Mohanjodaro and :
(A) Lothal
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Chanhu Daro 
(D) Harappa

27. Gautam Buddha attained nirvana at :
(A) Bodh Gaya 
(B) Lumbini
(C) Kushinagar
(D) Sarnath

28. Megasthenes visited India during the reign of :
(A) Ashoka 
(B) Chandragupta I
(C) Harsha 
(D) Chandragupta Maurya

29. The Kailasa temple at Ellora was built by :
(A) Rashtrakuta ruler, Krishna I
(B) Pallava ruler, Mahendravarman I
(C) Chalukya ruler, Pulakesin I
(D) Satavahana ruler, Satakarni I

30. The most famous centre for learning during the Mauryan period was :
(A) Nalanda 
(B) Bodh Gaya
(C) Taxila
(D) Ujjain

31. Vijayalaya, the founder of the Chola dynasty was a feudatory of the :
(A) Chera King 
(B) Pallava King
(C) Chalukya King
(D) Satavahana King

32. The most detailed and authentic record of Samudragupta’s reign is inscribed on the :
(A) Iron Pillar at Qutub Complex 
(B) Stone temple at Sanchi
(C) Allahabad Pillar inscription 
(D) Brick temple at Bhitargaon

33. Which of the following scripts has not been used in the writings of Ashokan edicts ?
(A) Aramaic 
(B) Brahmi
(C) Kharoshthi
(D) Siddhamatrika

34. The construction of Qutub Minar was completed by :
(A) Qutubuddin Aibek 
(B) Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
(C) Muizuddin
(D) Iltutmish

35. In his agrarian measures Alauddin Khalji was helped by :
(A) Ain-ul-Mulk Multani
(B) Sharaf Qaini
(C) Zafar Khan 
(D) Alaul Mulk