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MPSC Industries Officer Gr-B Screening Test- 2012 Question paper

MPSC Industries Officer Gr-B Screening Test- 2012 Question paper


  1. In which state coastal area is known as “Coromondel”

(1) Goa

(2) Tamil Nadu

(3) West Bengal

(4) Keral

  1. There are various hill ranges in Maharashtra to the east of Sahyadri. Which among the following is the incorrect pair of hill range?

(1) Satmala – Ajintha Hill Range

(2) Harischandra – Balaghat Hill Range

(3) Shambhu – Mahadeo Hill Range

(4) Vindhya – Maikal Hill Range

  1. High rainfall, high temperature, sand mixed soil and humid climate are characteristic of ______crop.

(1) Sugar cane

(2) Cotton

(3) Coconut

(4) Banana

  1. Why is per hectare production of crops less in Maharashtra?

(1) The soil of Maharashtra is infertile

(2) Insufficient water supply.

(3) Sufficient agricultural labour is not available for the farmers

(4) Crops are destroyed by using insecticide and pesticide.

  1. Which of the following statements relating to the Standing Committee of the Zilla Parishad is correct?

(1) The President of the Zilla Parishad is ex-officio Chairperson of the Standing  Committee.

(2) The Chairpersons of the Subject Committees are not the members of the Standing Committee.

(3) The members of the Zilla Parishad select six members of the Standing Committee.

(4) The Standing Committee Co-opts one member who has special knowledge of the area/

  1. Arrange the list of the speakers of the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha in the order in which they held office i.e. the one who jheld it first to be the first and who held it last to come at the end.

(1) Arunlal Gujarathi

(2) Dilip Walse Patil

(3) Babasaheb Kupekar

(4) Dattaji Nalawade

(1) (A), (D), (B), (C)

(2) (C), (D), (B), (A)

(3) (D), (A), (C), (B)

(4) (D), (B), (A), (C)

  1. Which Constitutional Article defines Elections of Municipalities?

(1) Article 243 (A)

(2) Article 243 (ZA)

(3) Article (ZB)

(4) Article 243 (P)

  1. Which of the following statements about the Gramsabha given below is/are correct?

(A) The 74th Constitutional Amendment accorded great significance to the Gram Sabha.

(B) It is the general body of the villagers and the fundamental unit of democracy.

(C) It is mandatory for the Sarpanch to call at least two meeting of the Gram Sabha in a year.

Select correct code:

(1) Only (A)

(2) (A) and (B)

(3) Only (B)

(4) (B) and (C)

  1. Which of the following cases of the Supreme Court of India has a direct bering on the centre-state relations?

(1)Keshavanand Bharti Case

(2) Vishakha Case

(3) S.R. Bormmai Case

(4) Indira Sawhney Case

  1. From which source is maximum energy obtained in Maharashtra?

(1) Coal

(2) Atomic Energy

(3) Hydroelectricity

(4) Soalr Energy

  1. ‘HUDCI” aims at providing

(a) Urban development

(b) Rural development

(c) Loan finance for housing and urban development

Which is the correct statements

(1) (a) Only

(2) (b) only

(3) (c) only

(4) (a) and (b)

  1. To ki9ll the cancer cells in human body________ radiation is used.

(1) Alpha

(2) Beta

(3) Gamma

(4) Electron

  1. Training for “International Science Olympiad Competition” to Indian students is imparted by______.

(1) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

(2) Homi Bhabha Centre for Science education

(3) Marathi vidnyan Parishad

(4) Pune University Pune

  1. The World’s worst atomic reator mishap occurred at______ on 26th April 1986.

(1) Nagasaki

(2) Hiroshima

(3) Chernobyl

(4) Belarus

  1. Who is the present chairman of the “Rajiv Gandhi Science And Technology Cell” of Maharashtra Government?

(1) Rahul Gandhi

(2) Supriya Sule

(3) Dr. Anil Kakodkar

(4) Dr. Vasantrao Gowarikar

16.______ was the first demonstrate that blood circulates constantly through the heart and vessels.

(1) Louis Pasture

(2) William Harvey

(3) Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek

(4) Lavoisier

  1. The unit for measurement of intensity of sound is_____

(1) ampere

(2) voltage

(3) metre

(4) decibel

  1. Charles Darwin Discovered______

(1) A natural biological process in species.

(2) A natural selection that could account for changes in species overtime

(3) Formation of new species

(4) All of the above

  1. Nearly 80% of the world energy requirement is fulfilled by which of the following types of sources?

(1) Fossil fuels

(2) Hydro Power

(3) Nuclear and Solar Energy

(4) Dung and vegetation Waste

  1. Which factors are included in “foreign exchange reserve”?

(1) Gold, SDR’S Foreign Currency reserve

(2) M1, M2, M3, M4

(3) Money with foreign exchange banks

(4) Bank loans which were given to foreign trade.

  1. What is the prime target of the poverty eradication programme in India?

(1) Rural de4velopment, self-employment and food security

(2) Urban development and broder security

(3) Eradication of corruption

(4) Privatisation and Globalisation

  1. Debt obligation of the state government in India do not include?

(1) Market loans

(2) Loans from banks

(3) Loans from RBI

(4) Loans from World Bank

  1. Before 1990, in which of the following years, the lowest balance was reported in Ibdia?

(1) 1950-51

(2) 1970-71

(3) 1989-90

(4) 1980-81

  1. Select proper sequence from the following options for this statements – In India ____ appoints the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and it (CAG) submits it’s report to_______

(1) President

(2) Prime Minister

(3) Parliament

(4) Finance Minister

(1) (A) and (B)

(2) (B) and (A)

(3) (A) and (C)

(4) (A) and (D)

  1. Carbon dioxide, Nitrus oxide, Methane and______ are the main factors of the Green House Gases.

(1) Sodium Carbonate

(2) Chlorine

(3) Chloroflorocarbon

(4) None of the above

  1. Who has been made the Prime Minister of Pakistan in June 2012?

(1) Sardar Mehtab Abbasi

(2) Raja Pervez Ashraf

(3) Makhdum Shahabuddin

(4) Maulana Fazlur

  1. What is yellow revolution associated with?

(1) Gram

(2) Gold

(3) Sunflower

(4) Oilseeds

28.Which Indian Personality has been appointed as the Director of Bank of America?

(1) Monteksing Ahluwalia

(2) Mukesh Ambani

(3) J.R.D Tata

(4) P. Chidambaram

  1. Who started the ‘Earth hour’ movement?

(1) World Wide Fund for Nature

(2) World Health Organisation

(3) International Monetary Fund

(4) Green Pease

  1. The Government of Maharashtra has declared the year 2011-12 as the________

(1) Food Security year

(2) Wildlife Protection year

(3) Tourism Year

(4) Literacy year

  1. Where is the first spice park of the country located?

(1) Kerala

(2) Rajasthan

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Uttar Pradesh

  1. The Constituency Reconstruction Commission has been formed four times i.e. in 1952, 1963, 1973 and______in India.

(1) 1983

(2) 1993

(3) 2002

(4) 2010

  1. Which two Acts have been enacted by the Government of India relating to Public Health?

(1) Health for Poor Act

(2) Public Health Act

(3) Health For All Act

(4) Clinical Established Act

(1) (b) and (d)

(2) (a) and (d)

(3) (b) and (c)

(4) (c) and (d)

  1. Which of the following is the rural development scheme of the state government?

(1) Ramai Awas Yojana

(2) Biogas

(3) Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana

(4) Indira Awas Yojana

  1. Which of the following amendments provided for Municipal Council for small cities and Municipal Corporation for metropolitan cities?

(1) 71st (9a)

(2) 72nd (9a)

(3) 73rd (9a)

(4) 74th (9a)

  1. How much foreign investment has been approved in single brand retail field since January 2012?

(1) 75%

(2) 50%

(3) 100%

(4) 30%

37.The Taxes and Fees collected by grampanchayat are deposited in______.

(1) Tahasil Treasury

(2) Gram Nidhi

(3) District Bank

(4) None of the above

  1. The duration of the Chairperson of the State Public Service Commission is______

(1) 05 years from the appointment

(2) 06 years from the appointment

(3) 04 years from the appointment

(4) 02 years from appointment

  1. Which countries of the Eurozone are described as “PIGS”?

(1) Poland, Italy, Greece, Spain

(2) Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Sweden

(3) Portugal, Italy, Germany, Surinam

(4) Portugal, Italy, Green, Spain

  1. What does the 10th Constitution Amendment Bill deal with?

(1) 33% reservation for women in State legislature

(2) 50% reservation for women in local self government institution

(3) Lokpal

(4) Likayukta

  1. Which of the following countries is not a member of the world organization ‘BRICS’?

(1) Brazil

(2) Russia

(3) China

(4) Indonesia

  1. World Health Organisation (WHO) has omitted India’s Name from list of______endemic countries recently in 2012.

(1) Bird flu

(2) Cencer

(3) Polio

(4) Hepatitis ‘B’

  1. Where was the 2011 SAARC conference held?

(1) Bangladesh

(2) Maldives

(3) Srilanka

(4) Bhutan

  1. Who is the winner of women’s Singles finals in French Open 2012?

(1) Sania Mirza

(2) Serena Williams

(3) Maria Sharapova

(4) Venus Williams

  1. Which of the following countries won the ‘Euro Trophy Football’ Championship held in June 2012?

(1) Spain

(2) Italy

(3) Brazil

(4) Argentina

  1. If adequate revenue is not collected by Gram Panchayet according to be population (per capita Re. 1) of the village then rest of the revenue is given by the state government by way of______.

(1) Transfer grant

(2) Samanikaran grant

(3) Rural grant

(4) Agricultural grant

  1. Who has been selected as the Chairman of the Tata Group of Companies recently?

(1) Cyrus Mistry

(2) P. Batliwala

(3) Cyrus Bharicha

(4) Hoshang Mistry

  1. Who has been appointed as the eight Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June 2012?

(1) David Richardson

(2) Alan Isaac

(3) Allan Border

(4) Greg Chappel

  1. Who was awarded with the Mahatma Gandhi Pease Prize in January 2012?

(1) Aung San Suu ki

(2) Barack Obama

(3) Medvedev

(4) Dalai Lama

  1. What are the Sources of power for the MSEDCL?

(1) Thermal

(2) Hydro

(3) Gas

(4) Non-conventional source

(1) (b), (c), (d)

(2) (a), (b), (d)

(3) (a), (b), (c)

(4) (a), (b), (c), (d)

  1. What are the principal objectives of the National Environmental Policy?

(1) Inter-generational equity

(2) Environmental governance

(3) Intra-generational equity

(4) Dy. Director of Industries

  1. For mega projects, the quantum of incentive within approved limit will be decided by the high power committee under the chairmanship of_________.

(1) Chief Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra

(2) Principal Secretary (Industries), Govt. of Maharashtra

(3) Chief Secretary Govt. of Maharashtra

(4) Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Govt. of Maharashtra

  1. IDR Act 1951 came into force on______.

(1) 8th May 1951

(2) 8th May 1952

(3) 12th April 1951

(4) 22nd November 1951

  1. As per Industrial Policy following district are not considered as a ‘no industry district’?

(1) Hingoli

(2) Gondia

(3) Godchiroli

(4) Washim

(1) (a), (b)

(2) (b) ,(d)

(3) (a), (c)

(4) (a), (b), (c),(d)

55.When was the MSSIDE established?

(1) 1962

(2) 1964

(3) 1961

(4) 1967

  1. Where are the regional offices SICOM?

(a) Pune

(b) Nashik

(c) Nagpur

(d) New Delhi

(1) (a), (b), (d)

(2) (a), (b), (c)

(3) (b), (c), (d)

(4) (a), (b), (c), (d)

  1. ‘Special Economic Zone’ (SEZ):

(1) Is a deemed foreign territory

(2) House only 100% exporting units

Which of the statements is/are correct?

(1) (a) and (b)

(2) (a)

(3) (b)

(4) None of above

  1. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. Came into existence on _______

(1) 6th June 2005

(2) 12th October 2005

(3) 3rd April 2005

(4) 20th November 2005

  1. Consent given by MPCB to industries includes:

(a) Consent to transfer industrial unit

(b) Consent to establish industrial unit

(c) Consent to operate industrial unit

(d) Consent to aloes industrial unit

(1) (a) and (d)

(2) (a) and (b)

(3) (b) and (c)

(4) (b) and (c)

  1. What are the activities of KVIB?

(1) Khadi Stores

(2) Promotion of Rural Artisans.

(3) Village Development

(4) Village industries estates

(1) (a) and (b)

(2) (a) , (b) , (c)

(3) (b), (c) , (d)

(4) (b) and (d)

  1. The criteria for eligibility of an industrial undertaking as ‘mega project’ in A & B zone is _______

(1) Investment more than Rs. 750 Cr. Or direct employment of minimum 1500 persons

(2) Direct employment generation for more than 2000 persons

(3) Investment of minimum 1000 Cr.

(4) Both (1) and (2)

  1. What is the section 10 of the IDR Act 1951 concerned about?

(1) Registration of new industrial undertakings

(2) Licensing of new industrial undertakings

(3) Revocation and amendment of licences in certain cases

(4) Registration of existing industrial undertakings

  1. Under the provisions of Indian Electricity Rules 1956 rule no. 47 A, a customer should seek permission for setting up electricity generating set of a capacity above________

(1) 8 kW

(2) 10 kW

(3) 12 kW

(4) 15 kW

  1. Following are the activities of MSSIDC to assist MSME______.

(a) Marketing Assistance

(b) Infrastructure Development

(c)  Handicraft Development

(d) Raw Material Supply

(1) (a), (b), (d)

(2) (a), (c), (d)

(3) (b), (c), (d)

(4) (a), (b), (c)

  1. Any electrical accident in connection with generation, transmission, supply and use of energy which has result in loss of human being or an animal life shall be reported within 24 hrs. to:

(1) Concerned Engineer, MSEDCL

(2) Electrical Inspector

(3) Licensed Electrical Contractor

(4) Both (1) and (2)

  1. The maximum allowable limit that a measurement may vary from the value, is called _______

(1) Permissible error

(2) Expected error

(3) Keyword Search

(4) Directory Search

  1. Mad cow disease is caused by a:

(1) Bacterium

(2) Virus

(3) Viroid

(4) Prion

  1. In Information Technology field, the word “http” indicates______

(1) Service Providers

(2) Main tool bar

(3) Network

(4) Web browser

  1. In n-type semiconductor, added impurity is:

(1) Pentavalent

(2)  Tetravalent

(3) Trivalent

(4) Bivalent

  1. Which of the following is a data processing unit?

(1) Hard disk

(2) RAM

(3) Floppy disk

(4) CPU

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