1995- UPPCS Upper Subordinate Prelims solved Question Paper


1.Union Territories in India are administered by :
(a) The President (b) The Lt.Governor
(c) Home Minister (d) Administrator
2. The chief legal advisor to Government of India is :
(a) Solicitor General of India
(b) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
(c) Secretary Ministry of Law
(d) Attorney General of India
3. Who was selected as first Satyagrahi in Individual Satyagrah Movement by Mahatma Gandhi :
(a) Jawahar Lal Nehru (b) Sardar patel
(c) Sarojini Naidu (d) Vinoba Bhave
4. Muslim League was established in 1906 at :
(a) Bombay
(b) Lahore
(c) Dhaka
(d) Delhi
5. Which of the following books was known as “Bible of Bengali Patriotism” :
(a) Geetanjali
(b) Anand math
(c) Devdas
(d) Gora
6. Who of the following was not a moderate :
(a) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(b) Bal gangadhar Tilak
(c) A.O.Hume
(d) Madan Mohan Malviya

7. First Muslim President of Indian National Congress was :
(a) Abul Kalam Azad
(b) Rafi Ahmad Kidwai
(c) M.A.Ansari
(d) Badruddin Tyabi
8. Who gave the slogan “Inquilab Zindabad” :
(a) Chandra Shekhar Azad
(b) Subhash Chandra Bose
(c) Mohammad Iqbal
(d) Bhagat Singh
9.Gandhiji withdrew the Movement of Satyagrah in 1922 on account of:
(a) ChauriChaura violence
(b) Arrest of Congressmen j
(c) British Government agreed to fulfill the demands of Gandhiji
(d) Absence of people’s support


10. Who for the first time described Mahatma Gandhi as “Father of Nation” :
(a) Sarojini Naidu
(b) SardarPatel
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose
11. Who of the following is responsiblel for reviva
(a) Rama Krishna Paramhans
(b) Ramanuja
(c) Swami dyanand saraswati
(d) Swami Vivekanand
12. Who propounded the theory of “Economic Drain” of India during British Rule :
(a) M.N.Roy
(b)JaiPrakash Narain
(c) Ram Manohar Lohia
(d) Dada Bhai Naoroji
13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below :
List I List II
I. Lord Dalhousi A.Prohibition of Sati .
IILordWilliam-Bentinck B. Local Self Government
III. Lord Rippon C. Division of Bengal
IV. Lord Curzon D. Doctrine of Lapse
14. Which one of the following is oldest Veda :
(a) YajurVeda
(c) SamVeda
(d) AtharvaVeda

15. Konark Temple in Orissa was built by :
(a) RajaNarsingh Deva I
(b) Raja Krishna Deo Ray
(c) Kanishka
(d) Pulcesin II ‘
16. Angkor Vat Vishnu Temple is located in :
(a) India.
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Cambodia
(d) Japan
Capital of Kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was.:
(b) Kapurthala
(a) Amritsar
(c) Lahore
(d) Patiala


18. Mira Bai was contemporar of :
(a) Tulsidas
(b) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
(c) Guru Nanak
(d) Rama Krishna Paramhans
19. Which Hindu Rajya has been mentioned by
Babar in his Babarnama :
(a) Orissa
(b) Gujarat
(c) Mewar
(d) Kashmir
20. Battle that laid the foundation of Muslim power in India was :
(a) First Battle of Tarain
(b) Second Battle of Tarain
(c) First Battle of Panipat
(d) Second Battle of Panipat
21. Who among the following visited and studied at Nalanda University :

(a) Hieun Tsang (b) Fahien
(c) Magasthenese
(d) None of above
22. Which site of Indus Valley Civilization is located in India :
(a) Harappa
(b) Mohanjodaro
(c) Lothal
(d) None of above
23. Which of the following was awarded with the honour of “zari qalam” by king Akbar:
(a)Mohammad Husain
(b) Muqammal Khan
(c) Abdussamad
(d) Mir Saved Ali

24. Information regarding time of Harsha is contained in the books of :
(a) Harisena
(b) Kalhan
(c) Kalidasa
(d) None of these
25. What was the principal source of State income in Mughal India :
(a) Booty .
(b) Escheat
(c) Land Revenue
(d) Tax
26. Who from among the following was founder of Bahmani Kingdom in Deccan ;
(a) Malik Ambar
(b) hasan Gangoo
(c) Mohammad Dewan
(d) Sikandar Shah
27. “Astha Pradhan!’ -a council of ministers helped in discharge of State affairs to :
(a) Harshvardhan
(b) Samudra Gupta
(d) Yashovarman
28. Ameeer Khusrowassssss court poet of:
(a) Mohammad-bin-Tuglak
(b) Allauddin Khilii
(c) Shershah Suri
(d) Humayun
29. Which of the following was special feature of Chola Administration :
(a) Division of empire into mandalams
(b) Autonomy of village administration
(c) Full powers to ministers of State
(d) Cheap and proper tax collection method

30.Karnatak war was fought between:

(a) ENglish and Frencn
(b) English and Dutch
(c) English and Marathas
(d) Haider Ali and Marath
31.The founder of school of Navya-Nyaya was:
(a) Raghunath Shiromani
(b) Gangesh
(c) Sridhara (d) Udayana
32.The highest salinity is found in :
(a) Dead Sea
(b) Red Sea
(c) Great SaLt Lakein U.S.A
(d) Lake Van in Turkey
33. Which of the following is cold ocean current:
(a) Brazil current
(b)Gulf stream
(c) Kuroshio current
(d) Hmnboldt current

34.Which of the following statements is not true regarding China:
(a) It is most densely populated country
(b) It is leading producer of soyabean
(c) Hwangho river is sorrow of China
(d) Shanghai is its greatest economic centre
35. Match List I and List II and select the correct :
answer from the code given below
List Listn
(Country) (Capital)

A. Brazil 1. Havana
B. Cuba 2. Brazolia
C. Kenya 3. Lusaka
D. Zambia 4. Nairobi
(a) A-l, B-2, C-3, D-4
(b) A-2, B-l, C-4, D-3
(c) A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4
(d) A-3, B-4 c-1 D-2

36. Most intensive farming is practiced in:
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Indonesia
(d) Japan
37.Greatest ship canal of world is :
(a) Kiel Canal
(b) Panama Canal
(c) Soo Canal
(d) Suez Canal
38. Most mineralised rock system in India is:
(a) Cuddapa System,
(b) Dharwar System
(c) Gondawana System
(d) Vindhya System
39. Which one of the following groups of States has forest coverage of more than 75 % of the
total geographical area •
(a) Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Naealand
(b) Arunachal Pradesh,Manipur, Naealand
(c) Assam,Meghalaya, Nagaland
(d) Arunachal Pradesh, Naealand,Madhya pradesh
40. During last 25 years, the development of tubewel irrigation has been most spectacular in :
(a) Ganga-Ghaghra Doab
(b) Ganga-Yamuna Doab
‘(c) Saryupar Plain
(d) Bundelkhand
41. Which of the following is a part of Aksai Chin region:

(a) Karakoram Range
(b) Siwalik Range
(c) Kashmir Valley
(d) Ladakh Plateau .
42. Match List I and List II and select the correct answer from code given below :
List I List II
(Project) (Location)
A. Bhakhra 1. Krishna
B. Hirakund 2. Periyar
C. Idukki 3, Mahanadi
D. Nagarjuna Sagar 4. Sutlaz

(a) A-l, B-2, C-3, D- 4
(b) A-4,B-3, C-2, D-l
(c) A-3, – B-4, C-l, D-2
(d) A-4, B-l , C-3, D-2

43. Name the institution which has in its annual report published in Jan. 1996 suggested levy of Environment Tax instead of Income Tax :
(a) World Watch Institute
(b) Amnesty International
(d) Society for Prevention of Cruelty of Animals
44. Indian economy is characterized as :
(a) Backward Economy
(b) Developed Economy
(c) Developing Economy
(d) Underdeveloped Economy
45. During the VIIth plan GDP is targeted to grow at the rate of …….percent per annum: r
(a) 4.8
(b) 5.2
(c) 5.6 .
46. National income of India is estimated by :
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Ministry of Finance
(c) Central Statistical Organisation
(d) Reserve Bank of India
47. NAFED is connected with :
(a) Animal husbandry
(b) Conservation of fuel
(c) Agricultural marketing implements
(d) Agricultural

48. During 1991-95 the countries which brought largest direct foreign investment to India are:
(a) USAand Japan (b) USA and Germany
(c) Japan and Israel (d) USA and Israel
49. The reason for increase in price of foodgrain distributed through public distribution system is to ;
(a) Allow farmers to receive remunerative prices
(b) To control the consumption of foodgrain
(c) Lessen the burden of subsidy involed in scheme
(d) Earn profit out of scheme
50. Recent tax reforms in India have been undertaken on the recommendations of committee headed by:
(a) R.J.Chelliah
(c) R.N. Malhotra
(d) Arjun Sen Gupta
51. Two largest items of import in India in recent years are :
(a) Petroleum products and foodgrains .
(b) Capital goods and petroleum products
(e) Petroleum products and chemical fertilizers
(d) Gems and petroleum products
52. The largest sources of tax revenue to the Central Government of India are :
(a) Union excise duties and corporate tax
(b) Custom duty and corporate tax
(c) Union excise duty and custom duty
(d) Custom duty and income tax
53. Main agency to resolve the fiscal dispute between the Centre and States is :
(a) Supreme Court
(b) Law Minister
(c) Finance Minister
(d)Finance CammissiOn

54. According to theTenth Finance Commission the share of resources to be share of resources to be transferred to States from the divisible pool will be :
(a) 29%
(b) 42%
(d) 25%

55. Indian rupee has been made fully convertible on:
(a) Current account on March 1,1993
(b) Current account in August, 1994
(c) Capital account in August, 1994
(d) Current account in”April, 1995
56. The Indian State having more females compared to males in the last census is.:
(a) Kerala ”
(b) Tamil Nadu
(d) Himachal Pradesh

57. Which of the following taxes does not directly
increase the price of a commodity to buyers:
(a) Income Tax
(b) Trade Tax
(c) Import Duty .
(d) Excise Duty

58. Who among the following is the youngest (17 years old) doctor of Indian origin, in the world who recieved his medical degree from Mount Sinai, New York
(a) Jyper Sikdar
(b) Balamyrali Ambati
(c) SuchitaShah
(d) Arvind Mohan
59. Who amongst the following benefits most from inflation :
(a) Creditors
(b) Debtors
(c) Saving Bank Account Holders
(d) Government Pensioners
60. Who of the following was a celebrity in low in Medieval India :
(a) Vigyaneshwar
(b) Hemadri
(c) Rajshekhar
(d) Jeemutvahan
61. Neutrpn Was discovered by :
(a) Chadwick
(b) Rutherford
(c) Bohr
(d) Newton
62. gas engine was invented by :
(a) Diesel
(b) Davy
(c) Daimler
(d) charles
63. Relative humidity of atmosphere is measured by:
(a) Hydrometer
(b) Hygrometer
(c) Potentiometer
(d) Lactometer
64. When water is filled in a bottle and allowed to freeze, the bottle breaks because :
(a) Water expands on freezing –
(b) Bottle contracts at freezing point
(c) Temperature outside the bottle is more than inside
(d) Water expands on heating
65. Which of the following is an element:
(a) Sand
(b) Diamond
(c) Marble . *
(d) Sugar
66. Study of Zoology deals with :
(a) Living animals only
(b) Living plants only
(c) Both living and dead animals
(d) Both living and dead plants

67. Bacteria can be seen by :
(a) Naked eye
(b) Compound microscope
(c) Hand lens
(d) Electron microscope

68. Image formed on retina is :
(a)Equal to object but invented
(b)Smaller than object but straight
(c) Smaller than object but inverted
(d) EquaL to object but straight

69. Which of the following statements about Bacteria is correct :
(a) They are on the border line of living and non-living
(b) They are on the border line of plants and animals .
(c) They are on the border line of flowering and nonflowering plants
(d) None of the above
70. A man feels unpleasant due to humidity and heat. The reason for this is :
(a) More sweating
(b) Less sweating
(c) Sweat does not evaporate due to humidity
(d) Sweat is not.formed due to humidity
71. The vaccine for Polio was first prepared by:
(a) Paul Ehrlich
(b) Jones Salk
(c) Louis Pasteur
(d) Joseph Lister
72. Maximum temperature inside pressure cooker depends on :
(a) Area of hole on the top and weight kept on it
(b) Area of hole on the top and food being cooked
(c) Weight kept on hole at top and food being cooked
(d) Area of hole on the top only

73. The best source of Vitamin C is:
(a) Apple
(b) Mango
(c) Amla
(d) Milk
74. Which one of the following minerals is necessary to control heart beat: y
(a) Sodium
(c) Potassium

75. A Ball thrown outside from an artificial satellite revolving round the Earth will:
(a) Go on the Sun
(b) Go on the Moon
(c) Fall on the Earth
(d) Revolve round the Earth in the same orbit with the same time period as satellite
76. Pressure inside a soap bubble is :
(a) More than atmospheric pressure
(b) Less than atmospheric pressure
(c) Equal to atmospheric pressure
(d) Half of atmospheric pressure

77. Power of sun glass is
(a) 0 Diopter
(b) 1 Diopter
(c) 2 Diopter
(d) 4 Diopter
78. Mirage is an example of :
(a) Refraction
(b) Total internal reflection
(C) Dispersion
79.Red light is used for danger signals becaus it:
(a) is scattered least
(b) is soothing to eye
(c) has least chemical effect
(d) is absorbed least by air
80. Hubble space telescope has for the first time detailed image of surface of distant star. Name of the star is:
(a) Virgo .
(b) 70 Virgins
(c) Betelgeuse
(d) Big Dipper
81. Name the missile tested by lndian scientists and defence personnel on 27.1.96 at Chandipur :

(a) Prithvi I (b) Prithvi II

(c) Akash (d) PSLYD-2

82. Name the missile boat constructed for Indian Navy which was successfully launched in
September. 1905 :
(a) Nag
(b) Prahar
(c) Trishul
(d) Pratighat

83. A violent feud between Tutsi and Hutu tribes is raging in : –
(a) .Angola
(b) Eritrea
(c) Mozambique
84. Who was the winner of 1996 Men’s Single Title in Australiams Open Tennis Championship :
(a) Pete Sampras (b) Andre Agassi
(c) Boris Becker (d) Thomas Muster

85. Who was the winner of 1995 SAT games hockey tournament : :
(a) Pakistan
(c) South Korea
(d) Nepal
86. In which country is the’ 98 World Cup Soccer Tournament being held :
(a) USA
(c) Brazil .
(d) Argentina

87. Name the teams participating for the first time in the World Cup Cricket Tournament held in 1996 who had not participated in earlier World Cup :

(a) Kenya, Holland, U.A.E.
(b) Zimbabwe, Holland, Kenya
(c) Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya
(d) Zimbabwe, South Africa, Holland
88. World”Iron” Ls associated with which game :
(b) Table Tennis
(c) Polo
(d) Judo
89. World Cup 1996 Cricket Tournament was inaugurated on 11.2.96 at :
(a) Eden Garden-Calcutta
(b) Green Park-Kanpur
(c) Brabourne Stadium-Bombay
(d) Ferozshah Kotla Ground-Delhi
90. With which game is “Rovers Cup” associated:
(a) Football ”
(b) Hockey
(c) lawn Tennis
(d) Basketball

91. What is the name of New Single European Currency :
(a) Peso
(b) Euro
(c) Pound
(d) Sterling ‘
92. Chakmas are refugees from :
(a) Pakistan
(b)Sri Lanka
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Bhutan

93. An International Human Rights institute was launched by International Bar Association on December 6, 1995.
Who is the Honorary President of the Institute :
(a) Yasser Arafat
(b) P.V. Narasimha Rao
(c) Helmut Kohl
(d) Nelson Mandela
94. the four day International Tourist Fair – “Investour 1995” was organised at :
(a) Madras
(b) Hyderabad
(c) New Delhi
(d) Jaipur

95. Dada Saheb Phalke Award 1995 was given to :
(a) Dilip Kumar
(b) Ashok Kumar
(c) Majrooh Sultanpuri
(d) Shivaji Ganeshan
96. Child labour in India is estimated to be:
(a) 5 million (b) 30 million
(c) 35 million (d) 40 million
97. What is the name of Khushwant Singh’s autobiography :
(a) .The Last Moor Last Sigh
(b) Truth Love and a Little Malice
(c) The End Racism
(d) None of these


98. Name of Sufi saint whose Dargah Charare Sharif was burnt by terrorists in March, 1995 was :
(a) Sheikh Rasid
(b) Sheikh Wali |
(c) Sheikh Nooruddin wali
(d) Allama
99. The historic election in self-rule areas of Palestine has gone in favour of Yasser Arafat elected as the President of Palestine.His party is called:
(a) Hamas Party
(b)Fatah Party
(c) Freedom Party .
(d)None of above •

100. Who has organised “Eklavya Sena”:
(a) Phoolan Devi
(b) Mayawati
(c) Ram Vilas Paswan
(d) Sharad Yadav
101. Name the first Indian born woman selected for space voyage by NASA :

(a) Kalpna Chawla (b)Santosh Yadav
(c) Dikki Dolma (d) Bachhendri Pal

102. The Golden Peacock Award for the best film of Asian woman director in the International Film Festival of India 1996 went to :
(a) Blush
(b) On the Beat
(c) Blue Veiled
(d) Indira
103. Foreign Equity holding allowed in small scale sector in 1995-96 is :
(a) 35%
(b) 24%
(c) 49%
(d) 51%
104. At what rate did export by India increase in 1994-95 ?
(a) 10% –
(b) 13%
(c) 15%
(d) 18%
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105. Name the country where all the opposition members of Parliament resigned en bloc in December, 1994:
(a) Nepal ”
(b) Pakistan
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Sri Lanka
106. Minimum Support Price for Groundmet for 1995-96 declared by government of India is Rs:
(a) 900
(b) 875
(c) 850
(d) 800
107. Name the Committe which looked into and submitted report about nexus between politicians and criminals :
(a) Gyan Prakash Committee
(b) Vohra Committee
(c) Goswami Committee
(d) Rajmannar Committee


108. Name the politician who said on Jan. 24,1996 that army should take over Indian Adminis- tration for sometime :
(a) Biju Patnaik (b) Bal Thakre

(c) Shahabuddin (d) J.B. Patnaik

109. Who was the Chief Guest at Republic Day function on Jan. 26,1996 :
(a) Fernando Henerick Cord0so
(b) Nelson Mandela
(c) Hillary Clinton
(d) Yasser Arafat
110. Name the foreign national who was killed by Alfran terrorist organisation after being taken as hostage:
(a) Christian Ostro
(b) Thomas Odoyo
(c) Peter Contrell
(d) DeVilliers
111.SAARC Summit in May,1995 decided :
(a) To end poverty by 2002 A.D.
(b) Against liberlisation of regional trade
(c) To talk on bilateral matters
(d) Against South East Asia Free Trade Agreement
112. Members of Indian delegationg to the Fourth World Women’s Conference from one of the States were denied visa by host country China.
Name the State :
(a) Sikkim
(b) Jammu and Kashmir
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Mizoram

113Constituent Assembly of India was established on:
(c) 26.11.1949
114. The Chairman of Draftig Committee of
Indian Constituent Assembly was :
(a) Dr.Rajendra Prasad
(b) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(c) B.R. Ambedkar
(d) Purushottam Das Tandon
115. Fundamental Duties were added in the Constitution of India by the :
(a) 40th Amendment
(b) 42nd Amendment
(c) 43rd Amendment
(d) 44th Amendment •
116.How many times at least has the Parliament to meet in a year :

(a) Once
(c) Thrice
(d) Four times

117. The Indian Constitution gives residuary powers to: ,
(a) The Union. Government
(b) The State Governments
as State Government
(c) Both the Union as well as state goverments
(d) Neither the Union nor the State Governments

118. In India a minister who is not a member of either House of Parliament will cease to be a minister after : (a) Six month
(b) One years
(c) Two years
(d) Three years
119. Which of the States has largest representation in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha :
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Andhra Pradesh



120. Consider the following statements and select the correct answerfrom the code given at the end

Assertion (A): The Constitution of India provides for a federal system.
Reason (R): It has created a very strong centre.
Code: –
(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and R is correct explanation of A
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) (A) is true (R) is false •
(d) (A) is false (R) is true

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