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MPSC Assistant Engineer (Electrical)_Grade-2_Maharashtra Engineering Services Gr-B – 2016 Question Paper

MPSC Assistant Engineer (Electrical)_Grade-2_Maharashtra Engineering Services Gr-B – 2016 Question Paper

  1. He takes his father in many ways.

Which of the following alternative best explains the meaning of the above underlined phrase?

(1) Occupy

(2) Resembles

(3) Comprehends

(4) Carry

  1. When the car in front came to an abrupt stop, we very nearly ran into it. This of the following alternatives would best express the meaning of the underlined word in the above sentence

(1) slow

(2) rude

(3) Claim

(4) Disaster

  1. Japanese goods are inferior ________ Chinese goods.

Choose the appropriate alternative to fill in the blanks in the above sentence.

(1) Than

(2) To

(3) Of

(4) As

  1. Identity from the given alternative the appropriate synonym of the underlined word in the following sentence:

A week of wet weather in the middle of the harvest would be a great calamity.

(1) Discovery

(2) Message

(3) Claim

(4) Disaster

  1. Delhi is one of the biggest city in India.

Which from the following alternatives, the correct passive form of the above sentence.

(1) A movies is watched by them

(2) A movie is being watched by them

(3) A movie has been watched by them

(4) A movie was watched by them.

  1. My wallet has been stolen.

Choose from the following alternatives, the correct passive form of the above sentence.

(1) Stolen has been my wallet

(2) Stolen my wallet has been.

(3) Some one has stolen my wallet

(4) My wallet is stolen

  1. She must weep_____________ she will die.

Which of the following alternative can best fill the blank in the above sentence?

(1) But

(2) And

(3) When

(4) Or

  1. Choose one of the alternatives that form the adverb clause in the following sentence:

Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.

(1) Don’t count

(2) Are hatched

(3) Before they are hatched

(4) Don’t count your chickens

  1. Choose one of the alternatives that forms that forms the adjective clause in the following sentence:

God helps those who help themselves.

(1) Who help themselves

(2) God helps those

(3) Those who help themselves

(4) God helps themselves

  1. Choose the correct negative sentence 0of the affirmative sentence given below:

A few farmers saved their crop.

(1) Only some farmers saved their crop.

(2) Not all farmers saved their crop.

(3) A few farmers did not save their crop.

(4) Not only some farmers saved their crop.

  1. Choose of the alternatives that forms noun clause in the following sentence:

What cannot be cured must be endured?

(1) Must be endured

(2) What cannot be cured

(3) What must be endured

(4) Be cured must be

  1. Choose the correct alternatives to fill the blanks in the following sentence:

Neither of the answers _________ correct.

(1) Be

(2) are

(3) is

(4) were

  1. Choose the correct alternatives to fill the blanks in the following sentence:

Abstain________ evil and do good.

(1) For

(2) From

(3) Off

(4) Of

  1. I was surprised when I heard of his failure.

Which of the given alternatives best expresses the meaning of the underlined word?

(1) Taken in

(2) Taken up

(3) Taken aback

(4) Taken to

  1. He was generous even to his enemies.

Choose the correct noun form of the underlined word.

(1) Generousity

(2) Generousness

(3) Generocity

(4) Generosity

  1. The_______ for the factory was chosen by the architect.

Choose the correct alternatives to fill in the blank.

(1) Sight

(2) Site

(3) Cite

(4) Sait

  1. Choose from the alternatives the noun form of the verb ‘sit’.

(1) Sit

(2) Sat

(3) Seat

(4) Sitting

  1. Choose from the alternatives the verb form of the noun ‘heir’.

(1) Inherit

(2) Heiress

(3) Heirling

(4) Heritage

  1. Choose the correct word which means “one travelling on foot’.

(1) equestrian

(2) pedestrian

(3) Philanthropist

(4) Pessimist

  1. Choose the correct word which means ‘having a bad reputation’.

(1) Famous

(2) Nocturnal

(3) Irreputable

(4) Notorious

  1. A_______ of ship.

Fill in the blank choosing from the alternatives the correct word denoting collection.

(1) Flock

(2) Flight

(3) Fleet

(4) Pride

  1. Choose the correct antonym for the word ‘make’.

(1) remake

(2) remark

(3) Mar

(4) Mare

  1. Choose the correct alternatives which explain the phrase ‘fall flat’.

(1) To fall down

(2) To become flat and shapeless

(3) To impress

(4) To produce no effect

  1. When I reached the station the train_______.

Choose the correct form of the verb ‘to leave’ to fill in the above blank.

(1) Left

(2) Had left

(3) Will leave

(4) Had been leaving

  1. He has lived here_________ ten years.

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blank

(1) Since

(2) From

(3) For

(4) Till

  1. Fill in the blank using the correct question tag:

They mustn’t do that,________

(1) Mustn’t they?

(2) Must they?

(3) Can they?

(4) Must that?

  1. Identify the type of pronoun italicized in the sentence.

He himself cleaned the room.

(1) Personal pronoun

(2) Relative pronoun

(3) Distributive pronoun

(4) Reflexive pronoun

  1. I am the man_______ seeks your guidance.

Fill the above blank using the correct relative pronoun.

(1) That

(2) Who

(3) Which

(4) Whose

  1. Fill in the blank using an appropriate article.

Mauritius is in_______ Arabian Sea.

(1) The

(2) An

(3) A

(4) No article

  1. Identity from the alternatives the subject of the following sentence:

Can he help you?

(1) Can

(2) He

(3) Help

(4) You

  1. The four sisters quarreled _________ themselves.

Fill in the above blanks using the correct preposition.

(1) Within

(2) Among

(3) Between

(4) Over

  1. Would you mind occupying the next seat.

Which of the following punctuation marks would be appropriate at the end of the above sentence?

(1) Full stop

(2) Exclamation mark

(3) Question mark

(4) Colon

  1. He is too clever to be easily deceived.

Choose the correct alternative containing the use of ‘So that’ instead of ‘too’

(1) He is so clever that he cannot be easily deceived.

(2) He is so clever that he can be easily deceived.

(3) He is so clever to be easily deceived.

(4) He is too clever that he can be easily deceived.

  1. When was the First Five Year Plan launched in India?

(1) April 1950

(2) April 1951

(3) May 1950

(4) May 1951

  1. Between which of the following countries was the “Panchasheel Treaty” signed on 28th June 1954?

(1) India –  Pakistan

(2) India – Bangladesh

(3) India – China

(4) India – Sri Lanka

  1. During whose tenure, was the first regular census of India held in 1881?

(1) Lord Mayo

(2) Lord Rippon

(3) Lord Dufferin

(4) Lord Curzon

  1. Who was the founder of Banaras Hindu University?

(1) Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

(2) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya

(3) Lord Hardinge

(4) Lord Chelmsford

  1. When was the Indian Independence Act 1947, passed by the British Parliament?

(1) 3rd June 1947

(2) 4th July 1947

(3)  8th July 1917

(4) 15th August 1947

  1. From_______, the Panchayat Raj System is started in Maharashtra.

(1) 5th March 1962

(2) 13th March 1962

(3) 1st April 1962

(4) 1st May 1962

  1. Who amongst the following is known as ‘Rashtrasant’?

(1) Baba Amte

(2) Tukdoji Maharaj

(3) Anna Hazare

(4) ,Gadge Baba

  1. Which of the following is an important cash crop in Khandesh, Western Vidharbha and parts of Marathwada?

(1) Sugarcane

(2) Soybean

(3) Cotton

(4) Tobacco

  1. Which of the following places receives the highest rainfall in Maharashtra has the lowest sex ratio (Male – female ratio) ?

(1) Ratnagiri

(2) Gondia

(3) Sindhudurg

(4) Pune

  1. Which of the following districts has the largest number of Maharashtra industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) estates?

(1) Thane

(2) Sangli

(3) Dhule

(4) Parbhani

  1. Which of the following districts has the least (minimum) area under Plantation Farming?

(1) Washim

(2) Nandurbar

(3) Hingoli

(4) Buldhana

  1. Maharashtra state has been broadly divided into______ physical divisions.

(1) Six

(2) Four

(3) Three

(4) Five

  1. Which state of India has the largest buffalo population?

(1) Maharashtra

(2) Uttar Pradesh

(3) Gujarat

(4) Karnataka

  1. The place nearest to mainland Sri Lanka from India is

(1) Kanyakumari

(2) Dhanushkodi

(3) Rameshwaram

(4) Chennai

  1. Where are tea and coffe both grown in India?

(1) North-Western India

(2) North-Eastern India

(3) Central India

(4) Southern India

  1. In November 2009, __________ was appointed as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

(1) Vilasrao Deshmukh

(2) Ashok Chavan

(3) Sushilkumar shinde

(4) Narayan Rane

  1. The Advocate General of State is appointed by

(1) President

(2) Legislative Council

(3) Chief Minister

(4) Governor of State

  1. The ________ is the head of the Panchayat sdamiti admistration.

(1) Chief Officer

(2) Extension Officer

(3) Chief Executive Officer

(4) Block Development Officer

  1. Who is the founder of local Self Government in India?

(1) Lord Rippon

(2) Lord Dalhousie

(3) Lord Mountbatten

(4) Morley Minto

  1. The elected and ex-officio members from the general body of Zilla-Parishad, meet at least once in _______ months.

(1) Two

(2) Three

(3) Five

(4) Six

  1. The Superposition theorem is essentially based on the concept of

(1) Reciprocity

(2) Linearity

(3) Duality

(4) Non-linearity

  1. A choke coil is an example of

(1) Pure inductive circuit

(2) R-L circuit

(3) R-C circuit

(4) R-L-C circuit

  1. The unit for flux density is

(1) Tesla

(2) A/mm2

(3) N/m2

(4) Weber/metre

  1. If the back emf in a d.c. motor vanishes suddenly, the motor will

(1) Start hunting

(2) Burn

(3) Run at very high speed

(4) Run at very low speed

  1. The lamp that cannot sustain much voltage fluctuations is

(1) Sodium vapour lamp

(2) Mercury vapour lamp

(3) Incandrescent lamp

(4) Mercury iodide lamp

  1. Analogue Measuring Instruments connected to AC circuit indicate

(1) RMS value

(2) Average value

(3) Maximum value

(4) None of the above

  1. The permissible variation of frequency in power system is

(1) ± 1%

(2) ± 3%

(3) ± 5%

(4) ± 10%

  1. Minority carriers in p-type semiconductors are

(1) Free electrons

(2) Free holes

(3) Holes and electrons both

(4) None of the above

  1. A large diversity factor of the load in a power system

(1) Reduces the installation cost

(2) Increases the installation cost

(3) Does not affect the installation cost

(4) Increases the total cost

  1. For a system having Zs >> ZL which of the following relays is most suitable?

(1) IDMT

(2) DTOC

(3) Very inverse OC

(4) Extreme inverse OC

  1. A single-phase full bridge inverter can operate in load-commutation mode in case load consists of

(1) RL

(2) RLC under damped

(3) RLC over damped

(4) RLC critically damped

  1. Back to back HVDC is used to

(1) Increase the transmission capability

(2) Decrease line losses

(3) Provide stable interconnection

(4) Reduce voltage drop

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