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JKPSC Question-Paper

                                         J&K PSC Previous Year Question Paper

1. Which were the earliest cereals grown ?
(A) Wheat and Barley
(B) Rice and Millets
(C) Millets and Maize 
(D)None of the above

2. Which is the port town of Indus Valley Civilization ?
(A) Lothal
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Ropar 
(D) Mohenjo-Daro

3. Upanishads are books on :
(A) Religion 
(B) Yoga
(C) Philosophy 
(D) Law

4. The village community got a lot of power during the reign of :
(A) Cholas 
(B) Mughals
(C) British 
(D) Palas

5. Mahabalipuram was established by :
(A) Pallavas 
(C) Cholas 
(D) Chalukyas

6. Which of the following is credited with the construction of first rock cut temples in South India ?
(A) Pandyas
(B) Cheras
(C) Cholas
(D) Pallavas

7. Which South Indian dynasty played an important role in TRIPARTITE struggle ?
(A) Cholas 
(B) Rashtrakutas
(C) Yadarvas 

8. Samudragupta’s achievements are mentioned in the :
(A) Kalinga Edict 
(B) Hathigumpha edict
(C) Indica 
(D)Allahabad Prasasti

9. Who of the following is known for devising a method of locating geographical positions by means of latitude and longitude ?
(A) Hipparchus 
(B) Aristarchus
(C) Hippocrates
(D) Eratosthenes

10. The remains of Vijay Nagar Empire can be found in :
(A) Bijapur 
(C) Hampi 

11. The IQTADARI system was introduced by :
(A) Balban 
(B)Qutb-ud-din Aibak
(C) Iltutmish 
(D) Alaudin Khilji

12. Muslim scholar who accompanied Mohammad of Ghazani was :
(A) Ibn Batuta 
(B) Alberuni
(C) Amir-Khusro 

13. Whose work is Bijak ?
(A) Sardar 
(B) Tulsidas
(C) Ravidas 
(D)Kabir Das

14. Firoz Shah founded many cities. Which one of the following was not built by him ?
(A) Jaunpur 
(B)Fatehpur Sikri
(C) Hissar 
(D) Fatehabad

15. Krishna Deva Raya was contemporary of :
(A) Akbar 
(B)Firoz Tughlaq
(C) Babur 
(D)Allauddin Khilji

16. Which ruler of Magadha was a contemporary of Buddha ?
(A) Chandragupta Maurya 
(B) Ajat Shatru
(C) Bimbisara 
(D)Mahapedura Nande

17. Who was the advocate of the famous INA Trial ?
(A) Bhulabhai Desai
(B) Asaf Ali
(C) Subhash Chandra Bose 
(D) C. Rajagopalachari

18. What was the chief programme of Swaraj Party ?
(A) Council Entry 
(B) Satyagraha
(C) Self Reliance 
(D)Quit India Movement

19. Who is remembered as pioneer of economic nationalism ?
(A) Bipin Chandra Pal 
(B) Gokhale
(C) R.C. Dutt 
(D)Madan Mohan Malviya

20. Who was the Congress President when India became free ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi 
(B)Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) J.B. Kriplani 
(D)Sardar Patel

21. Formation of Interim government set up on September 2, 1946 was first envisaged by :
(A) Cripps Mission 
(B)Wavell Plan
(C) Cabinet Mission Plan 
(D)None of the above

22. Mahatma Gandhi first adopted the strategy of Satyagraha as a political method at :
(A) Durban 
(B) Johannesburg
(C) Pretoria 
(D)Cape Town

23. Right Means and Right Ends as a twin policy of Ram Rajya was laid down by :
(A) B.R. Ambedkar 
(B) M.M. Malviya
(C) M.K. Gandhi 
(D)Swami Vivekanand

24. Hunter Commission was appointed by British Government to probe into :
(A) Bardoli Satyagrah 
(B) Khilafat Agitation
(C) Jalianwala Bagh Tragedy 
(D) Chauri Chaura incident

25. When did Muslim League adopt self Government as one of its objectives ?
(A) 1919 
(B) 1911
(C) 1912 
(D) 1920

26. King George V visited India during the Vice-Royalty of :
(A) Lord Ripon 
(B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Hardinge 
(D) Lord Hastings

27. The minimum distance between the sun and the earth occurs on :
(A) December 22 
(B) June 21
(C) September 22 
(D)January 3

28. On the day the sun is farthest to the earth, the earth is said to be in :
(A) Aphelion 
(B) Perihelion
(C) Apogee
(D) Perigee

29.One Astronomical unit is the average distance between :
(A) Earth and Sun 
(B) Jupiter and Sun
(C) Earth and Moon 
(D) Pluto and Sun

30. On the surface of the moon, the :
(A) mass and weight become lesser
(B) mass remains constant and only weight is lesser
(C) only mass is lesser
(D) mass and weight both remain unchanged

31. A tide in which the high water is lower and low water is higher than normal is :
(A) spring tide 
(B) neap tide
(C) moon tide 
(D)none of the above

32. Which of the following will never get the vertical rays of sun ?
(A) Srinagar 
(C) Chennai 
(D) Thiruvananthapuram

33. Where is the doldrum belt located ?
(A) near equator 
(B) near polar areas
(C) on the Tropic of Cancer 
(D) on the Tropic of Capricorn

34. Horse latitude is the term applied for :
(A) 0-5 degree N & S Latitude 
(B)Polar circle
(C) 30-40 degree N & S Latitude 
(D) 40-60 degree N & S Latitude

35. What is meant by the term “nimbus” regarding clouds ?
(A) a low cloud 
(B) rain imminent
(C) drizzle expected 
(D) a hail bearing cloud