Set 1 MahaGenco Questions with Answer


The Mahanirmiti”‘ or MahaGenco (Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited – MSPGCL)formerly known as MSEB ( Maharashtra State Electricity Board) is the major power generating company in the state of Maharashtra, Western India.With a total generation of 10,737 MW, it is the second largest power producing company in India.MahaGenco relesed many job notification Every year.Every Job’s post have particular exam Syllebuss with Different Questions.Here we provide some important Questions with Answer key for MahaGenco’s Recruiment Exams.

1.Which of the following is not a gaseous biogeochemical cycle in the ecosystem?

(1)Nitrogen cycle
(2) Carbon cycle
(3) Sulphur cycle
(4) Phosphorus cycle


2.Which of the following is correct?
Hydrological cycle refers the cyclic movement of water between

(1)Atmosphere and hydrosphere
(2)Hydrosphere and lithosphere
(3)Lithosphere and biosphere
(4) Atmosphere, hydrosphere,lithosphere and biosphere


3.The process of converting atmospheric nitrogen into ammonium ion by micro-organisms is called

(1) Nibitleation
(2) Nitrogen fixation
(3) Metabolism
(4) Fertilization


4.which of the following has the highest storage in the Earth’s crust?

(1) Nitrogen
(2) Carbon
(3) Sulphur
(4) Phosphorus


5.Which are the clasem of micronutrient sources ?

a. Inoraganic
b. Synthetic chelates
c.Natural organic complexes
d.Fritted glass products

(1) a nad c only
(2) b only
(3) d only
(4) All of the above


6. Which of the following Gources of potassium is better for yisld and quality of potato tubers?

1. Diammonium phosphate
2. Potassium chloride
3. Nitrophosphate
4. Potassium sulphate


7.Poorly drained soils are high in organic matter cotent due to

1. Less moisture content
2. Low tempersture
3. Poor aeration
4. More temperature of seration


8.Which is/are the common protozoan parasitic disease(s) recorded in wildlife in our country ?

a. Anthrax
b. Canine distemper
c. Trypanosomiasis
d. Trichomonissis

(1) a only
(2) a and c only
(3) c and d only
(4) d only


9.Ergot is a serious fungal disease of_______crop.

(1) Cotton
(2) Pearl millet
(3) Greengram
(4) Maize


10.Red varieties cpfunioe are generally resistant to onion smudge because they contain

(1) Protocatechuic acid
(2) Hydrocyanic acid
(3) Chitinase enzyme
(4) Hydrolytic enzymes


11. Which of the following insecticides is responsible for rapid insecticide resistance ?

(1) Organochlorines
(2) Organophosphates
(3) Carbamates
(4) Synthetic pyrethroids


12.Which of the following are used to prepare ‘chaubatia paste’ for fruit tress?

a. Cupric carbonate
b. Copper oxychloride
c. Red lead
d. Linseed oil

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

(1) a and d only
(2) a,c and d only
(3) b,c and d only
(4) b and c only


13.QuEChERS method is used for

(1) fartilizer done calculation
(2) Calculation of irrigation water
(3) Posticide residues analysis
(4) None of the above


14. Which of the following fungicides is a melanin bineynthesis inhibitor?

(1) Carbendazin
(2) Carpropamin
(3) Fosetyl-A
(4) Silphur


15.Which weed plant seeds were introluced in India with foodgrains imported from USA?

(1) Lantana camara
(2) Cynodon dactylon
(3) Parthenium hysterophorus
(4) Tribulus terrestris


16. Orobanche ramosa is parasitic on

(1) Cabbage
(2) Chickpea
(3) Cluster bean
(4) cowpea


17.Which ofthe following periods is considered as the hottest year ia human history ?

(1) 1981 – 1985
(2) 1991 – 1995
(3) 2001 – 2005
(4) 2006 – 2010


18.The greenhouse effect means an increase in ambient tempeature due to the formation of blanket of

(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Methane
(3) Ozone
(4) Nitrous oxide

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19. Which is the only gaseous hydrocarbon hormone playing an important role in greenhouse crops?

(1) Ethylene
(2) Abscisie acid
(3) Auxins
(4) Cytokinins


20.which of the following wild animals consumes very little water and can without water for several days?

(1) Rhino
(2) Tiger
(3) Sambhar
(4) Blackduck


21. The gestation period of leopards is about

(1) 2 months
(2) 3 months
(3) 4 months
(4) 5 months’


22.Indian cattle (humped) belongs to the species

(1) Bos taurus
(2) Bos indicus
(3) Bos bubalis
(4) Bos gaurus


23.Which of the following trees is used to produce medicine in malaria disease?

(1) Larch
(2) Fir
(3) Elm
(4) Cinchona


24.Brazilin dye is obtained from the wood of

(1) Pterocarpus santalinus
(2) Artocarpus heterophyllus
(3) Toona ciliata
(4) Caesalpinia sappan


25.Who is called the Father of Tissue Culture?

(1) Habertandt
(2) Mendel
(3) Hopkins
(4) Murashige



26.The sbility of regenerating an entire plant from a single cell is know as

(1) Propagancy
(2) Progeny
(3) Totipotency
(4) Deoxy


27.The first biosphere reserve of the world was established in the year

(1) 1979
(2) 1991
(3) 1986
(4) 1988


28.Gir Forest of Gujrat is unique as the only surviving habitat of the

(1) Asian Lion
(2) Tiger
(3) Leopard
(4) Rhinos


29._____ variety of Leueaena leucocephala has been planted on large scale for better forage and production in tropics.

(1) Shorter K8
(2) Giant K8
(3) Shorter K9
(4) Giant K9


30.In agroforestry, sometimes one plant makes the growth of another plant dofficult by releasing_______ into soil.

(1) Pheromones
(2) Acids
(3) Alleles
(4) Allelochemicals


31.The agroforestry system for wetlands are

(1) Agri-silvicultural system
(2) Agri-silvipastoral
(3) Agri-silvi-aquaculture system
(4) All of the above


32.The Headquarters of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) is located at

(1) Delhi
(2) Mumbai
(3) Bangalore
(4) Kolkata


33. Tha Unitad Nations Conference an Environment and Development (UNCED) is also know as

(1) The Earth Summit
(2) European Forestry Commission
(3) Stockholm Convention
(4) The Vienna Convention

Ans:- 1

34. John Snow, a scientist, prepared a thematic map of cholera’s spread the first time in which country ?

(1) Japan
(2) India
(3) England
(4) USA


35. When was India’s GSAT-17 satellite launched?

(1) March 29,2017
(2) April 29,2017
(3) June 29,2017
(4) August 29,2017


36.Which ofthe following is the largest family amongst angiosparms?

(1) Gramineae
(2) Orchidaceae
(3) Asteraceae
(4) Annonaceae


37.Fungi growing on animal-dung are known as

(1) Psychrophilic fungi
(2) Coprophilous fungi
(3) Phyllosphere fungi
(4) Alpine fungi


38. Conchology is the study of

(1) Mollusca
(2) Foot of Mollusca
(3) Shell of Mollusca
(4) Behaviour of Molluscs


39. In which of the following case, human rights of transgender community are recognised ?

a.Burkha Dutt Vs. Union of lndia

b.Shabnum Bano Vs. Union of lndia

c.National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of lndia

d.Maharashtra Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of lndia

(1) a and b (2) b only (3) c only (4) All of the above



40. As per Section 19 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the appropriate Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint such persons as it thinks fit to be ______for the purpose of this Act and define the local limits within which they shall exercise their functions.

(1) Contractor (2) Labour Judge (3) Inspector (4) Workshop incharge



41. Which Section of Minimum Wages irct, 1948, require maintenance of registers and records ?

(1) Sec. 15 (2) Sec. 16 (3) Sec. 17 (4) Sec. 18



42. Under which Section of Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Central Government can give direction ?

(1) Sec. 27 (2) Sec. 28 (3) Sec. 29 (4) Sec. 30



43. Which Section made provision for appointment of special public prosecutor under Protection of Human Rights Act ?

(1) Sec. 31 (2) Sec. 32 (3) Sec. 33 (4) Sec. 34



44. As per Section 22 of the Min~mum Nages Act, 1948, the employer pays his employee less than the minimum rates of wages fixed for that employee’s class of work, he shall be punished with imprisonment which may exlend to_________ or with fine upto ______or both.

(1) Twenty days ;R.S 200/- (2) Three months ; R.S 200/- (3) Six months ; R.S 500/- (4) One year ; R.S 1,000/-



44. For the purpose of co-ordination of work and advising the appropriate Government in the matter of fixing and revising minimum rates of wages, which body is appointed by the Government ?

a. Advisory Board

b. Advisory Council

c. Advisory Committee

d. Advisory Commissiorr

(1) b and c only

(2) b and d only

(3) a only

(4) c only


45. As per Section 21 (5) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, the State Commission may inquire into violation of human rights only in respect of matters relatable to any of the entries enumerated in ______to the Constitution.

(1) List – l and List – ll in the First Schedule

(2) List – II and List – IV in the Third Schedule

(3) List – l and List – ll in the Fifth Schedule

(4) List – II and List – Ill in the Seventh Schedule



46. Under Human Rights Act, which Section deals with constitution of State Human Rights Commission ?

a. Sec. 20

b. Sec. 21

c. Sec. 22

d Sec. 23

(1) a and c only

(2) a and d only

(3) b only

(4) c only


47. As per Section 39 of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, every member of the Commission, State Commission and every Officer appointed or authorized by the Commission or State Commission to exercise functions under this Act shall be deemed to be a

(1) Member of Parliament

(2) Member of Legislative Assembly

(3) Status of Union Minister

(4) Public Servant



48. Where the information sought for concerns the life or liberty of a person, the same shall be provided within _______hours of the receipt of the request under Section 7 of the Right to information Act, 2005.

(1) Seventy two (2) Forty eight (3) Ninety six (4) One hundred



49. Under Right to information Act, “Public Authority” is explained in Sec.





(1) a and d only (2) a and b only (3) c only (4) d only



50. As per Section 15 of the Right to information Act, 2005, the State Chief information Commissioner is appointed by the Governor on recommendation of a Committee consisting of Chief Minister as Chairperson and_____ in the Legislative Assembly as one of the member.

(1) Leader of opposition (2) Leader of ruling party (3) Speaker (4) Deputy Speaker