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MPSC Employment and Self Employment Officer Gr-B Screening Test Question paper 2012

MPSC Employment and Self Employment Officer Gr-B Screening Test Question paper 2012

  1. What is the full form of ATM?

(1) All Time Money

(2) Any Time Money

(3) Automatic Transfer of Money

(4) Automated Teller Machine

  1. WGEEP is headed by which noted ecologist?

(1) Vandana Shiva

(2) N.M. Pachauri

(3) Anil saxena

(4) Madhav Gadgil

  1. Who caricatured the controversial cartoon of Dr. Ambedkar?

(1) Raman Pillai

(2) Shankar Pillai

(3) R. Balkrishnan Pillai

(4) Rajan Pillai

  1. Film star Dara Singh died on_________.

He excelled in_________.

(1) 27 July 2012, Running

(2) 22 July 2012, Wrestling

(3) 25 July 2012, Boxing

(4) 7 July 2012, High Jump

  1. who among the following has won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2011?

(1) Eris S. Maskin

(2) Christopher A. Sims

(3) Thomas J. Sargent

(4) Leonid Hurwicz

  1. Which wrestler qualified for London Olympics of 2012 in 60 kg category?

(1) Yogeshwar Dutt

(2) Someswar Dutt

(3) Sushil Kumar

(4) rameshwar Dutt

  1. Who got elected as the President of India, unopposed?

(1) Dr. Radhakrishnan

(2) Shri Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

(3) Dr. Sanjiva Reddy

(4) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  1. The Competent Authority under the RTI Act 2005 is defined as

(1) Speaker in the case of House of people

(2) Chief Justice in the case of Supreme Court

(3) President

(4) All the above

  1. Where does the river Ganges enter the plains?

(1) Garhwal

(2) Allahabad

(3) Rishikesh

(4) Haridwar

  1. Who was released as the Indian prisoner by the Pakistan GOvt. in July 2012?

(1) Sarabjit Singh instead of Surjit Singh

(2) Surjit Singh instead of Shahanvaj Singh

(3) Surrjit Singh instead of Sarabjit Singh

(4) Sarabjit Sngh instead of Shahanvaj Singh

  1. Which of the following statements is correct regarding India’s recently Launched Agni-5?

(1) Length 17 metres, 2 metres diameter, weight 500 toonnes, rang 5000 km

(2) Length 21 metres, 3 metres diameter, weight 600 toonnes, rang 3500 km

(3) Length 17 metres, 2 metres diameter, weight 500 toonnes, rang 6000 km

(4) Length 15 metres, 3 metres diameter, weight 500 toonnes, rang 5000 km

  1. Who is the author of the novel ‘Gora’?

(1) Bankimchandra Chatterjee

(2) Hiren Mukherjee

(3) Swami Vivekanand

(4) Rabindranath Tagore

  1. With what is ‘Merdeka Cup’ accociated?

(1) Football

(2) Hockey

(3) Golf

(4) Badminton

  1. What is the original name of “Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’?

(1) Mohiuddin Khairuddin Ahmad

(2) Mohiuddin Jainuddin Ahmad

(3) Mohammad Khairuddin Ahmad

(4) None of the above

  1. Indian Parliament consists of

(1) Speaker and Lok Sabha

(2) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

(3) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Prime Minister

(4) Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha and President

  1. Which of the following countries won maximum medals in Beijing Olympics in 2008?

(1) U.S.A

(2) China

(3) Japan

(4) Russia

  1. ‘Anti Defection Law’ is related with which amendment of the Costitution?

(1) 52nd Amendment

(2) 62nd Amendment

(3) 42nd Amendment

(4) 72nd Amendment

  1. According to the Indian Constitution, the second rank in the Cabinet is that of the

(1) Home Minister

(2) Finance Minister

(3)Minister of Foreign Affairs

(4) None of these

  1. Who won the Euro 2012, Football Championship?

(1) Spain

(2) Italy

(3) Germany

(4) Portugal

  1. Following two words have a certain relationship, followed by four pairs of words. Select that pair which has the same relationship as the original pair of words.

Bihu-Assam

(1) Bharatnatyam- Tamil Nadu

(2) Kathak – Uttar Pradesh

(3) Lavani – Maharastra

(4) Odissi – Orissa

  1. If a horse is called a tiger, a sparrow is called an elephant, an elephant is called a sparrow, a tiger is called a lion, than which animal has wings?

(1) Horse

(2) Elephant

(3) Sparrow

(4) Tiger

  1. In a certain code ‘LISTEN’ is written as ‘MHTSFM’. How is ‘FORGOTTEN’ written in that code?

(1) GNSFPSUDO

(2) GNRFNTUDN

(3) GOSFOTTEN

(4) GNRFNTUDO

  1. select the word from the given group of words which defines – smart, cruel, silent, soft.

(1) Girl

(2) Melody

(3) Smell

(4) Brave

  1. Five hours 33 minutes = ________ hours.

(1) 5.55

(2) 5.35

(3) 5.45

(4) 5.65

  1. Sunil is taller than Kuntal. Arun is taller than Parvesh, but not as tall as kuntal. Pramod is taller than DShreejit. Who among them is the shortest?

(1) Parvesh

(2) Kuntal

(3) Sunil

(4) Arun

  1. Introducing a woman, a man said “Her husband is the only son of my father”. How is that woman related to the man?

(1) Wife

(2) Husband

(3) Brother

(4) None of these

  1. Find the odd pair out.

(1) Length – Metre

(2) Density – Kilogram/Square metre

(3) Mass – Kilogram

(4) Area – Square metre

  1. Rama is heavier than Yakub. Mehul is lighter than Anthony. Sunil is heavier than Anthony but lighter than Yakub. Who among them is the heaviest?

(1) Yakub

(2) Rama

(3) Sunil

(4) Anthony

  1. Baiju is twice as old as Akhil, but twice younger than Fakir. Clive is half the age of akhil, but twice the age of Don. Which pair is the oldest and the youngest?

(1) Fkir and Akhil

(2) Fakir and Don

(3) Fakir and Clive

(4) None of these

  1. Replace the question mark.

2, 5, 10, 17, 26 ?

(1) 73

(2) 36

(3) 37

(4) 63

  1. Find the odd one out.

Gir, Jafrabadi, Dangi, Devani

(1) Gir

(2) Jafrabadi

(3) Dangi

(4) Devani

  1. After playing in 12 innings, a batsman scored 52 runs in the 13th inning, thereby decreasing his average score by 2 runs. What is the his average after 13 innings?

(1) 50 runs

(2) 52 runs

(3) 76 runs

(4) 78 runs

  1. ‘A’ completes a work in 10 days. While ‘B’ and ‘C’ complete it in 12 and 15 days respectively. In how many days can A, B and C together complete the work?

(1) 3 days

(2) 4 days

(3) 5 days

(4) 6 days

  1. The product of two fractions is 14/15 and their quotient is 35/24. The greatest fraction is

(1) 4/5

(2) 7/6

(3) 7/4

(4) 7/3

  1. Arrange the following peaks of Maharastra in an ascending order of their heights.

(1) Chikhaldara, Torana, Saptashringi, Mahabeleswar

(2) Torana, Mahabaleswar, Chikhaldara, Saptashringi

(3) Mahabeleswar, Torana, Chikhaldara, Saptashringi

(4) Saptashringi, Chikhaldara, Torana, Mahabeleswar

  1. Maximum length, low speed, shallow and wide river bed, creating belta region, are not the characteristics of

(1) Vaitarna – Savitri

(2) Bhima –  Krishna

(3) Godavari – Narmada

(4) Tapi – Krishna

  1. The climate of Ratnagiri is even throughout the year, as compared to the Amravati, because of

(1) Height from mean sea-level

(2) Nearness of sea

(3) Availability of ocean currents

(4) Effect of sea waves

  1. Air goes upwards, air pressure decresses the air scattered in the atmosphere and the temperature decreases. This phenomenon is known as

(1) Negative lapse rate

(2) Isothermal lapse rate

(3) Adiabatic lapse rate

(4) Normal lapse rate

  1. High annual and daily temperature range, annual rainfall less than 50 cm, absolute humidity in rainy season less tyhan 50 percent and in summer season less than 10 percent are the characteristics of _______ climatic Zone.

(1) Tropical wet monsoon

(2) Tropical dry monsoon

(3) Tropical semi-wet monsoon

(4) Tropical rain-forest monsoon

  1. According to 2011 assessment, which of the following two districts have less than 5% their area under forest cover?

(1) Nashik and Pune

(2) Jalgaon and Akola

(3) Aurangabad and Buldhana

(4) Hingoli and Dhule

  1. Erosion of primary basalt rock has given rise to black soil in _______ region.

(1) Konkan

(2) Eastern Vidharbha

(3) Sahyadri mountain

(4) Maharashtra plateau

  1. High amount of rainfall and temperature, sand mixed soil are favourable to

(1) Sugarcane

(2) Cotton

(3) Banana

(4) Coconut

  1. Abnormal loss is charged to

(1) stock account

(2) process account

(3) normal loss account

(4) costing profit and loss account

  1. When P/V ratio is 0.6,

Marginal cost is Rs. 20

Then Selling price is

(1) Rs. 40

(2) Rs. 60

(3) Rs. 50

(4) Rs. 80

  1. cost control is a

(1) corrective function

(2) preventive function

(3) dynamic function

(4) secondary function

46.Closing stock in costing books is valued at

(1) cost or market price whichever is higher

(2) cost or market price whichever is less

(3) cost of production

(4) factory cost of the goods produced

  1. The classification of fixed and variable cost has a special significance in the preparation of

(1) cash budget

(2) zero-based budget

(3) capital budget

(4) flexible budget

  1. The standard and the actual requirement of material of a company are as under :

Standard – 2400 units at the rate of Rs. 20 per unit

Actual – 2600 units at the rate of Rs. 19 per unit

The material cost variance is

(1) Rs. 1400 (Adverse)

(2) Rs. 2400 (Adverse)

(3) Rs. 1400 (Favourable)

(4) Rs. 2600 (Adverse)

  1. An important feature of cost centre is that

(1) It uses only monetary information

(2) it has clearly defined boundaries

(3) It must be one specific location only

(4) It must be an area of the business through which product passes

  1. As per Section 2(9) of the Income-tax Act_______ means a period of 12 months commencing from 1st day of April every year.

(1) Assessment year

(2) Previous year

(3) Accounting year

(4) Calendar year

  1. Shivaji University is assessable under the Income Tax Act as

(1) as individual

(2) a local authority

(3) artificial judicial person

(4) None of the above

  1. Income which accrues outside India from a business controlled from India is taxable in case of

(1) Resident only

(2) Not ordinarily resident

(3) Both ordinarily resident and not ordinarily resident

(4) Non-resident

52 Entertainment allowance is deductable to the extent of Rs. 5000 for

(1) Private co-employee

(2) Govt. employee

(3) Both of (1) and (2)

(4) None of the above

  1. Which of the following options is suitable for terraced farming?

(1) Khandesh – To increase area of fertile land

(2) Marathwada – To obtain maximum water for crops

(3) Vidharbha – To increase productivity of soil

(4) Konkan – To decrease the soil erosion

  1. The low height area in between high mountain and its ranges is named as

(1) Spur

(2) Cliff

(3)  Pass

(4) Peak

  1. Arrange the following cities of Maharashtra in descending order of their population?

(1) Mumbai, Solapur, Pune, Aurangabad

(2) Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Solapur

(3) Pune, Mumbai, Solapur, Aurangabad,

(4) Mumbai, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Pune

  1. According to 2011 census, _________ and ________ districts have less than 2% decadal growth rate of population in 2001 – 2011.

(1) wardha and Buldhana

(2) Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg

(3) Chandrapur and Ratnagiri

(4) Wardha and Satara

  1. According to the 2011 census, which is the main factor for high migration in Maharashtra?

(1) Education

(2) Business

(3) Employment

(4) Marriage

  1. Which of the following regions shows progressive increase in height from West to East if a comparative study of these region is done?

(1) Maharashtra plateau region

(2) Konkan region

(3) Satpude region

(4) Godavari river basin

  1. Which type of settlements are found in the mountainous area of Sahyadri?

(1) Scattered

(2) Compact

(3) Fragmented

(4) Composite

  1. The fundamental importance of Right to Information Act is embodied in which provision of the Indian Constitution?

(1) Article 19(1) (a)

(2) Article 19(1) (b)

(3) Article 19(1) (c)

(4) Article 19(1) (d)

  1. The fundamental importance of Right to Information Act is embodied in which provision of the Indian Constitution?

(1) Article 19(1) (a)

(2) Article 19(1) (b)

(3) Article 19(1) (c)

(4) Article 19(1) (d)

  1. Under Right to Information Act, what is the time limit to get information if the interests of third party are involved?

(1) 30 days

(2) 40 days

(3) 90 days

(4) 120 days

  1. With which social institute is Dadoba Pandurang not related?

(a) Manavdharma Sabha

(b) Paramhansa Sabha

(c) Marathi Gyan Prasarak Sabha

(d) Atmiya Sabha

Choose correct option:

(1) a,c,d

(2) a,b,c

(3) b,c,d

(4) a,b,d

  1. In December 1920, at the Nagpur session of the Congress, what was the final decision regardinjg Non Cooperation Movement?

(1) Resolution was not tabled

(2) Resolution was not discussed

(3) Resolution was not passed

(4) Resolution was passed with majority

  1. Which party led the Peasant movement?

(1) Communist party and Left Front of Congress

(2) Trade Union

(3) National Trade Union

(4) Labour party

  1. Which things did Rajardhi Shabu Maharaj adopt to reform the society?

(1) Reforoms of non-Brahmins and reforms of Dalits

(2) Reforms of Brahamana and non-Brahmins

(3) Development of Dalits and Adivasis

(4) None of the above

  1. Which book of Mahatm,a Phule is recognized as “Manifesto of Universal Family”?

(1) Sarvajanik Satyadharma

(2) Shetkaryancha Asood

(3) Brahmanache Kasab

(4) Trutiya Ratna

  1. Who was the pioneer of free and compulsory primary education in Maharashtra?

(1) Rajrshi Shahu Maharaj

(2) Sayajirao Gaikwad

(3) Pratap Singh Maharaj

(4) panyt Pratinidhi

  1. Who was the Adivasi leader who challenged the British power in Western Maharashtra?

(1) Ramoji Shinde

(2) Bahirjee Naik

(3) Umaji Naik

(4) Ukhaji Naik

  1. Which of the following is wrongly matched?

(1) Allocation of seats in the Council of States — First Schedule

(2) Parent or guardian to provide —- Eighty-sicth Amendment

Opportunitoies for education to his child

(3) Socialist word included in Preamble —- First Amendment

(4) None of the above

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