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MPPSC Prelims Solved Question Paper 2020

1. Which one of the following is not a commercial crop?

(A) Sugarcane

(B) Cotton

(C) Banana

(D) Bajra

Ans: (D)

Solution: A commercial crop means a commercially raised horticultural and/or agricultural product and includes the growing or harvested product. Here, Bajra is not a commercial crop.

2. Which of the following type of Judge/Judges can be appointed in the Supreme Court of India?

(i) ad hoc Judge

(ii) additional Judge

(A) (i) is true and (ii) is false

(B) (i) is false and (ii) is true

(C) Both (i) and (ii) are true

(D) Both (i) and (ii) are false

Ans: (A)

Solution: Additional judge is a sort of permanent alternative judge. In case of the absence of main judge, additional judge can act in the place of the main judge. But ad hoc judge is temporary, he acts only on certain occasion in the absence of main judge.

3. The Committee on Financial Sector Assessment is Co-chaired by whom?

(A) Governor of Reserve Bank of India and Finance Minister of India

(B) Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India and Finance Secretary Government of India

(C) Governor and Deputy Governor of Reserve. Bank of India

(D) Prime Minister of India and Governor of Reserve Bank of India

Ans: (B)

Solution: The basic motive of formation of the committee is to review the financial health of the country.

It is chaired by Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India and Finance Secretary Government of India.

4. Where does Headquarter of The International Olympic Committee is situated ?

(A) Vienna

(B) Lausanne

(C) Geneva

(D) Madrid

Ans: (B)

Solution : Headquarter of The International Olympic Committee is situated in Lausanne, Switzerland.

5. Who is the first Indian Woman to win an individual Olympic Medal?

(A) Karnam Malleshwari

(B) Sania Mirza

(C) P. V. Sindhu

(D) Saina Nehwal

Ans: (A)

Solution : At the Sydney 2000 Games, Karnam Malleswari went on to create history. She won a bronze medal in women’s weightlifting, becoming the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.

Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom followed it up with bronze in badminton and boxing, respectively, at the 2012 London Olympics.

6. Consider the following statements:

(i) It shall be the duty of the Comptroller and Auditor-General to audit all receipts which are payable Into the Consolidated Fund of India.

(ii) The Comptroller and Auditor General shall have authority to audit and report on the accounts of stores or stock kept in any office or department of the Union or a State.

(A) Both (I) and (ii) are incorrect

(B) Both (i) and (Ii) are correct

(C) (i) is incorrect but (ii) is correct

(D) (i) is correct but (ii) is Incorrect

Ans: (B)

Solution : The CAG is a constitutional body who acts as the guardian of public purse. The offices of CAG have been created under the article 148 of the constitution of India.

Functions of CAG: (1) The CAG audits the expenditure on the consolidated fund of India, State and UTs.
2. He audits all expenditure from the contingency fund of India and Public accounts of Centre, State and UTs.
3. He audits the account of companies belonging to foreign companies.
4. He submits his report to the President of India and to the governor of each state who tables the report in the concerned legislature.
5. He certifies the net tax collection. His certification in this regard is final.

After the report of CAG is placed before the parliament through President, The Public Account Committee scruitinises it and reports it’s finding to the president.

7. Who was the first Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog?

(A) Rajiv Kumar

(B) Amitabh Kant

(C) Arvind Pangariya

(D) Rao Inderjit Singh

Ans: (C)

Solution : The NITI Aayog serves as the apex public policy think tank of the Government of India, and the nodal agency tasked with catalyzing economic development, and fostering cooperative federalism through the involvement of State Governments of India in the economic policy-making process using a bottom-up approach.

Mr. Arvind Panaghahia was the first vice president of NITI Aayog.

8. Within how many days, an appeal can be made by an aggrieved person by decision of the National Green Tribunal to the Supreme Court?

(A) Thirty days

(B) Forty-five days

(C) Sixty days

(D) Ninety days

Ans: (D)

Solution : Any person aggrieved by any award, decision or order of the tribunal, may, file an appeal to the Supreme Court, within ninety days from the date of communication of the award.

9. Under which law, the State Food Commission is established?

(A) National Food Security Act, 2013

(B) National Food Security Act, 2019

(C) National Food Security Act, 2020

(D) None of the above

Ans: (A)

Solution: National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA) provides that every State Government shall, by notification, constitute a State Food Commission for the purpose of monitoring and review of implementation of the Act.

10. Which one of the following States has the maximum area under teak forest in India?

(A) Jharkhand

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Uttarakhand

(D) Madhya Pradesh

Ans: (D)

Solution: Teak is a tropical deciduous tree, found largely in MP.

11. A Joint State Public Service Commission may be established for two or more States

(A) If respective States agree in this regard

(B) Parliament appoints Joint State Public Service Commission by law

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of the above

Ans: (C)

Solution: While the UPSC and the SPSC are created directly by the Constitution, a JSPSC can be created by an act of Parliament on the request of the state legislatures concerned.

12. Where is the National Institute of Virology situated?

(A) Pune

(B) Hyderabad

(C) Mumbai

(D) Lucknow

Ans: (A)

Solution: National Institute of Virology is situated in Pune.

13. What is the main aim of Janani Suraksha Yojana of National Health Mission?

(A) Reducing maternal and neonatal mortality

(B) To encourage people to use safe sexual methods

(C) To provide pensions to widow women

(D) To provide shelters to poor people

Ans: (A)

Solution: The scheme focuses on poor pregnant woman with a special dispensation for states that have low institutional delivery rates.

14. How many States and Union Territories were established by the 1956, State Restructuring Act?

(A) 14 States, 6 Union Territories

(B) 18 States, 9 Union Territories

(C) 22 States, 8 Union Territories

(D) 21 States, 7 Union Territories

Ans: (A)

Solution: The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 was a major reform of the boundaries of India’s states and territories, organizing them along linguistic lines. 14 States and 6 UTs were made under the act.

15. When was the special rights and privy purse enjoyed by the Indian Princely States abolished?

(A) 1950

(B) 1949

(C) 1962

(D) 1971

Ans: (D)

Solution: In India, a privy purse was a payment made to the ruling families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947 after the independence of India, and later to merge their states in 1949, thereby ending their ruling rights. It was discontinued in 1971.

16. Which organization developed Indian robot named “Vyommitra”?

(A) C-DAC, Pune




Ans: (B)

Solution: Vyommitra is a female-looking spacefaring humanoid robot being developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation to function on-board the Gaganyaan, a crewed orbital spacecraft.  Vyommitra was first unveiled on 22 January 2020 at the Human Spaceflight and Exploration symposium in Bengaluru.

17. IPv6 protocol defines an IP address of

(A) 32 bit

(B) 64 bit

(C) 128 bit

(D) 256 bit

Ans: (C)

Solution: An IPv6 address is 128 bits in length and consists of eight, 16-bit fields.

18. Which of the following States recorded the lowest decadal growth rate of population, according to the 2011 census?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh

(B) Nagaland

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Punjab

Ans: (B)

Solution: Nagaland has recorded a negative decadal growth of population with the new Census data.

19. Which of the following is not a raw-material for fertilizer industry?

(A) Naphtha

(B) Gypsum

(C) Sulphur

(D) Caustic soda

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question

20. Which one of the following pair is not correctly matched?

(A) Kilimanjaro – Africa

(B) Mount Mckinley – North America

(C) Elbrus – Asia

(D) Aconcagua – South America

Ans: (C)

Solution: Mount Elbrus, is the highest and most prominent peak in Russia and Europe.

21. Which of the following States of India have the higher opportunities for the development of wind power?

(A) Uttar Pradesh and Punjab

(B) Bihar and Jharkhand

(C) Tamil Nadu and Gujarat

(D) Rajasthan and Odisha

Ans: (C)

Solution: Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are the leading wind power producing states in India.

22. Ashoka won the Avanti Mahajanapada and merged in the Mauryan empire during Bindusara ruled. What text does it refer to?

(A) Samant Pasadika of Buddha Ghosh

(B) Arthashastra of Kauflya

(C) Ashtadhyayi of PaninI

(D) Mahabhashya of Patanjali

Ans: (A)

Solution: The Samant Pasadika of Budh Ghosh details the above statement.

23. According to Chachnama, what was the Capital of the Indus Country In the 6th and 7th century?

(A) Deval

(B) Arod

(C) Lodawa

(D) Barmer

Ans: (B)

Solution: Chach Nama is one of the main historical sources for the history of Sindh in the seventh to eighth centuries CE, written in Persian. Arod was the capital of Indus country as per Chach Nama.

24. Who is the creator of the Mughal Text ‘Maslr-A-Alamgirl’?

(A) Saqi Mustaid Khan

(B) Hatim Khan

(C) Kazim Shiraji

(D) Khafi Khan

Ans: (A)

Solution: ‘Maasir-A-Alamgiri’ is a book drafted by Saqi Mustaid Khan detailing account of Aurangzeb.

25. Who was the first nominated Deputy Chairman of the Constituent Assembly?

(A) T. T. Krishnamachari

(B) V. T. Krishnamachari

(C) H. C. Mukherjee

(D) Frank Anthony

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question.

26. Which of the following expression is appropriate regarding the message to call joint sitting of both houses under Article 108 of the Constitution of India ?

(A) Intention of President

(B) Direction of President

(C) Wisdom of President

(D) Consent of President

Ans: (A)

Solution: The joint sitting of the Parliament is called by the President of India (Article 108) and is presided over by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha or, in their absence, by the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha, or in their absence, the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

Technically, it is the will or intention of the President to call the joint sitting of the houses.

27. Article 24 of the Constitution of India prohibits the employment of child in factories related to hazardous works. Such prohibition is

(A) Absolute prohibition

(B) Partial prohibition

(C) Reasonable prohibition

(D) Moral prohibition

Ans: (A)

Solution: Article 24 of the Indian constitution clearly states that, “No child below the age of fourteen years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine.

28. Betwa river originates from

(A) Aravalli Hills

(B) Satpura Hills

(C) Vindhya Hills

(D) Western Ghats

Ans: (C)

Solution: The river Betwa originates from Hoshangabad in MP. This is a part of Vindhya Range.

29. Non-metallic mineral is

(A) Marble

(B) Manganese

(C) Silver

(D) Lead

Ans: (A)

Solution: Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. It is not metallic.

30. There are how many pairs of cranial nerves in human?

(A) 8

(B) 12

(C) 25

(D) 31

Ans: (B)

Solution: There are 12 pairs of cranial nerves in humans.

31. The pyramid of energy in any ecosystem is

(A) Always upright

(B) May be upright and inverted

(C) Always inverted

(D) None of the above

Ans: (A)

Solution: The pyramid of energy is always upright.

Ecological Pyramid: Common parameters used for constructing ecological pyramids are the number of individuals (pyramid of numbers), dry weight (pyramid of biomass) or rate of energy flow (pyramid of energy) at successive trophic levels.

32. Monosodium glutamate (MSG) in food is used as

(A) Colour enhancer

(B) Flavour enhancer

(C) Preserver

(D) Emulsifier

Ans: (B)

Solution: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer commonly added to Chinese food, canned vegetables, soups and processed meats.

33. The Disaster Management Act was made in

(A) 2006

(B) 2003

(C) 2005

(D) 2009

Ans: (C)

Solution: In the year 2005, the Government of India enacted the Disaster Management Act, which envisaged the creation of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister, and State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMAs) headed by respective Chief Ministers.

34. Which of the following disease is related to Corona virus?



(C) COVID-19

(D) All of the above

Ans: (D)

Solution: All are related to Corona Virus.

35. Which is not a type of secondary memory?

(A) Solid State Drive

(B) Hard Disk

(C) Random Access Memory (RAM)

(D) USB Pen Drive

Ans: (C)

Solution: RAM is a primary Memory.

36. What is XML stands for?

(A) Example Markup Language

(B) Extensible Markup Language

(C) X Markup Language

(D) Extra Modern Link

Ans: (B)

Solution: XML stands for extensible markup language. A markup language is a set of codes, or tags, that describes the text in a digital document. The most famous markup language is hypertext markup language (HTML), which is used to format Web pages.

37. Microwaves are electromagnetic waves having frequencies in range of

(A) 300 KHz-3 MHz

(B) 3 MHz-300 MHz

(C) 1 GHz-300 GHz

(D) 300 GHz-400THz

Ans: (C)

Solution: Audible Range: 20 Hz to 20 KHz.
Ultra Sound: 20 KHz to 200 MHz.
Infra Sound: Less than 20 Hz.

Microwave frequencies range between 1 GHz to 1000 GHz.

38. Panna district of Madhya Pradesh is famous for which mineral?

(A) Manganese

(B) Marble

(C) Mica

(D) Diamond

Ans: (D)

Solution: Panna is famous for Diamond mining. NMDC is the producer of diamond in India from its Majhgawan mine at Panna, Madhya Pradesh.

39. Chambal Canal Irrigation Project Is related with

(A) Sindh Basin

(B) Ganga Basin

(C) Yamuna Basin

(D) Tapti Basin

Ans: (C)

Solution: The Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River. Hence, Chambal Canal Irrigation Project is related to the Yamuna.

40. Jawahar Sagar Hydroelectricity Project is situated on which river?

(A) Narmada

(B) Chambal

(C) Tapti

(D) Mahi

Ans: (B)

Solution: Jawahar Sagar Dam is constructed over the Chambal River near Kota district.

41. Main crop of Madhya Pradesh is

(A) Rice

(B) Wheat

(C) Maize

(D) Bajra

Ans: (B)

Solution: Wheat is the main crop of Madhya Pradesh.

42. Match the above States and their respective Chief Ministers, who became Prime Minister of India.

A. P. V. Narasimha Rao i. Undivided Uttar Pradesh
B. Morarji Desai ii. Undivided Andhra Pradesh
C. H. D. Devegowda iii. Gujarat
D. Charan Singh iv. Karnataka
E. Narendra Modi v. Bombay

(A) (A – iv), (B – v), (C -ii), (D – i), (E – iii)

(B) (A – iv), (B -ii), (C -v), (D – i), (E – iii)

(C) (A -ii), (B – i), (C – iv), (D -v), (E – iii)

(D) (A – ii), (B -v), (C- iv), (D – i), (E- iii)

Ans: D

Solution: P. V. Narasimha Rao was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996. He was former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Morarji Desai was an Indian independence activist and politician who served as the 4th Prime Minister of India between 1977 and 1979, leading the government formed by the Janata Party.

During his long career in politics, he held many important posts in government such as Chief Minister of Bombay State, Home Minister, Finance Minister and 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of India.

H. D. Deve Gowda is an Indian politician from the state of Karnataka. He served as the 11th prime minister of India from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997. He was previously the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996.

Chaudhary Charan Singh served as the 5th Prime Minister of India between 28 July 1979 and 14 January 1980. He was the 5th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Narendra Modi is from Gujarat.

43. Which of the following Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) does not fall under the category of ‘Maharatna’ listed (January, 2020) by the Department of Public Enterprises, Government of India?

(A) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

(B) Coal India Limited

(C) Indian Oil Corporation Limited

(D) Oil India Limited

Ans: (D)

Solution: Oil India Limited is not a Maharatna Company.

44. On which date, the Ombudsman Scheme for the Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC), 2018 was effectively introduced by Reserve Bank of India?

(A) 26 January, 2018

(B) 23 January, 2018

(C) 26 February, 2018

(D) 23 February, 2018

Ans: (D)

Solution: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued directions requiring NBFCs that meet certain criteria to appoint an internal ombudsman (IO).

45. In February 2021 which neighbour country face a “coup”?

(A) Nepal

(B) Bangladesh

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Myanmar

Ans: (D)

Factual Question.

46. Which is the Highest Award given by Madhya Pradesh Government to sports coaches mentioned below?

(A) Dronacharya Award

(B) Vikram Award

(C) Ekalavya Award

(D) Vishwamitra Award

Ans: (D)

Solution : Vishwamitra Award is given by Madhya Pradesh government to senior players for their contribution to sports.

47. Madhya Pradesh Archery Academy established by the Department of Sports and Youth Welfare is situated in

(A) Bhopal

(B) Indore

(C) Jabalpur

(D) Jhabua

Ans: (C)

Solution : The Academy situated in Jabalpur provides world-class training to players.

48. Who Is not included in the Committee to recommend name for the appointment of Chairperson and Members of State Human Rights Commission?

(A) Chief Minister

(B) Speaker of the Legislative Assembly

(C) Incharge of the Department of Home Affairs

(D) Governor

Ans: (D)

Solution : The chairperson and members are appointed by the Governor on the recommendations of a committee consisting of the chief minister as its head, the speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the state home minister and the leader of the opposition in the Legislative Assembly.

49. Who was the original founder of Bhopal State?

(A) Dost Mohammad Khan

(B) Nawab Hamidullah Khan

(C) Nar Mohammad Khan

(D) Yasin Mohammad Khan

Ans: (A)

Solution: The Bhopal state was established in 1724 by the Afghan Sardar Dost Mohammed Khan, who was a commander in the Mughal army.

50. Where was the Capital of Raja Veersingh Dev?

(A) Bandhavgarh

(B) Gahora

(C) Narrow Ki Gardhi

(D) Garha Mandala

Ans: (B)

Factual Question

#51. Who said that “Victory of Mandu was the key of Victory of South”?

(A) Malik Kafur

(B) Sheetal Dev

(C) Enuimulk Multani

(D) AmirKhusro

Ans: (D)

Solution: Amir Khusrau was an Indo-Persian Sufi singer, musician, poet and scholar who lived under the Delhi Sultanate. He said the above statement.

#52. Bhimbetka was discovered by

(A) Dr. H. D. Sankhalla

(B) Dr. Shyam Sundar Nigam

(C) Dr. Vishnudhar Vakankar

(D) Dr. Rajbali Pandey

Ans: (C)

Solution: Dr V. S. Wakankar (one of the most renowned archeologists) , discovered these caves in 1958.

#53. Which is the most common tribe in Madhya Pradesh?

(A) Gond

(B) Korku

(C) Bheel

(D) Kol

Ans: (C)

Solution: The Bhils are inhabitants of Dhar, Jhabua, Khargone and Ratlam districts of Madhya Pradesh. A large number of Bhils live in the neighbouring States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan. They constitute the third largest tribe of India; the first two being Gonds and Santhals.

#54. Match List – I with List – II and using the given codes select the correct answer:

a. Steppes 1.United State of America
b. Prairies 2. South Africa
c. Welds 3. Russia
d. Downs 4. Australia

(A) (a -2), (b-1), (c-3), (d-4)

(B) (a-1), (b -4), (c -2), (d- 3)

(C) (a-3), (b-1), (c-2), (d-4)

(C) (a-4), (b-2), (c-3), (d-1)

Ans: (C)


Steppes: Europe and Asia
Prairies: North America
Velds: Africa
Downs: Australia

#55. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

(A) Anshi National – Karnataka Park

(B) Balphakram National – Meghaiaya Park

(C) Chandoli National – Gujarat Park

(D) Hemis National – Ladakh Park

Ans: (C)

Solution: Chandoli National Park: Located in Maharashtra.

#56. Which is known as the storehouse of Indian minerals?

(A) Chhotanagpur plateau

(B) Bundelkhand plateau

(C) Malwa plateau

(D) Bagheikhand plateau

Ans: (A)

Solution: The Chota Nagpur Plateau is a plateau in eastern India, which covers much of Jharkhand state as well as adjacent parts of Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh. The Indo-Gangetic plain lies to the north and east of the plateau, and the basin of the Mahanadi river lies to the south.

Chota Nagpur plateau is a store house of mineral resources such as mica, bauxite, copper, limestone, iron ore and coal. The Damodar valley is rich in coal and it is considered as the prime centre of coking coal in the country.

#57. The statements are given below, labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of these two statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below.

Assertion (A) : Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh are major wheat producing states of India.

Reason (R) : The well drained fertile soil, 10° – 15°C temperature during winter and about 75 cm annual average rainfall are necessary for wheat production.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false

(D) Both (A) and (R) are false

Ans: (A)

Solution: Both Statements are correct and the reason is the correct explanation of Assertion.

#58. Padmashree Bhuri Bai famous for

(A) Painting

(B) Music

(C) Dancing

(D) Writing

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question.

#59. Kailash Satyarthi born in which district of Madhya Pradesh?

(A) Bhopal

(B) Sehore

(C) Indore

(D) Vidisha

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question.

#60. 750 Megawatt (MW) Solar Power Plant is situated in which district of Madhya Pradesh ?

(A) Satna

(B) Reewa

(C) Mandia

(D) Neemuch

Ans: (B)

Solution: The Plant is located in Rewa and provide electricity to Delhi Metro.

#61. Phawngpui National Park in Mizoram is also known as which of the following?

(A) Black Mountain Park

(B) Blue Mountain Park

(C) Yellow Mountain Park

(D) Mizo Hills Park

Ans: (B)

Solution: Factual Question.

#62. In February 2021 Prime Minister inaugurates which Centenary Celebration?

(A) Jalianwala Bagh Centenary Celebration

(B) Non Co-operation Movement Centenary

(C) Chauri Chaura Centenary Celebration

(D) Champaran Centenary Celebration

Ans: (C)

Solution: Factual Question.

#63. Consider the following statements:

i) The Chief Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India is paid the salary equal to the salary of the Judge of the Supreme Court.

(ii) Theterm of Chief Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India shall be for a period of 6 years from the date of assuming office or till the age of 65 years; whichever comes first.

(iii) An Election Commissioner may, at anytime, by writing under his hand addressed to the Chief Election Commissioner, resign his office.

(A) (i) and (ii)

(B) (Ii) and (iii)

(C) (i) and (iii)

(D) (iii) only

Ans: (A)

Solution: S1: Correct, The chief election commissioner and the two other election commissioners have equal powers and receive equal salary, allowances and other perquisites, which are similar to those of a judge of the Supreme Court.

S2: Term: (Ret. 65/ Term or 6 Years whichever is early.)

#64. Which List and Entry of Seventh Schedule of Indian Constitution is related to election of the legislature of the State?

(A) List-I, Entry 72

(B) List-II, Entry 27

(C) List-II, Entry 37

(D) List-III, Entry 32

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question.

#65. The Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission was constituted on

(A) 1 February, 1994

(B) 1 March, 1994

(C) 1 April, 1994

(D) 1 May, 1994

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question.

#66. Under which Provision, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has been constituted?

(A) Section 118(2) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956

(B) Section 118(3) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956

(C) Section 118(1) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956

(D) Section 116(4) of the States Reorganization Act, 1956

Ans: (B)

Solution: Factual Question

#67. What was the real name of National poet Balkavi Balragi?

(A) Jugai Das

(B) Balkishan Das

(C) Tikam Das

(D) Nandram Das

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question

#68. In which city of Madhya Pradesh, the Parikrama of 7 Sea, 9 Narayanas and 84 Mahadevas is completed?

(A) Amarkantaka

(B) Chitrakoot

(C) Onkareshwar

(D) Ujjain

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question

#69. The poet of King Bhoj who accepted Jainism was

(A) Granthapal

(B) Rajpal

(C) Mahipal

(D) Dhanpal

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question

#70. It was also ancient name of world famous tourist destination of Sanchi

(A) Kaknam

(B) Vetravati

(C) Besnagari

(D) Dashpura

Ans: (A)

Solution: Kaknam was the another name of Sanchi.

#71. What was the actual name of Tantya Bhil?

(A) Tantia

(B) Ganapat

(C) Bijania

(D) Tandra

Ans: (A,D)

Solution: Both A and D are correct.

#72. The characteristics features of genetic code are:

i. It is always universal

ii. It Is triplet of nucleotides bases corresponding to 20 amino acids

iii. It is non-overlapping, non-ambiguous and commaless

iv. It has start and stop codon Which of the statements given above are true ?

(A) i, ii) and iv only

(B) i, iii and iv only

(C) i, ii and iii only

(D) All of the above
Ans: (D)

Solution: The genetic code is universal. All known living organisms use the same genetic code. Code is triplet nucleotides.

All statements are correct.

#73. The task force of blue economy for the sustainable development is a collaboration between India and which country?

(A) Switzerland

(B) Norway

(C) Sweden

(D) France

Ans: (B)

Solution: India-Norway Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development was inaugurated jointly by both the countries.

#74. The hybrid variety of mango developed from the cross of Neelum and Alphonso is

(A) Amrapali

(B) Dasherl

(C) Ratna

(D) Badami

Ans: (C)

Solution: Factual Question.

#75. ‘Indian nationalism in the middle of the 19th century was in Embryonic stage’ was a historian with regard to the fact

(A) Dr. R. C. Majumdar and Dr. S. N. Sen

(B) Sir James Outram and W. Tailor

(C) T. R. Homes and LE.R. Reas

(D) Sir John Lawrence and Seaie

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question

#76. Who was the Correspondent of the Newspaper ‘Times’ published from London in 1857 wrote that “Nobody In the North India looks at white man’s car with friendly view”?

(A) W. H. Russei

(B) Robert Peel

(C) Gladoston

(D) Palmerston

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question

#77. Who speaks of India’s self-reliant social system ‘The rural system in India is a tiny Republic’?

(A) Charles Metcalfe

(B) Burke

(C) Mill

(D) Cunningham

Ans: (A)

Solution: According to Charles Metcalfe “The village communities are little republics, having nearly everything that they want within themselves, and almost independent of any foreign relations”.

#78. According to Gartner, 4-phase maturity model can be arranged in sequence as

(A) Transaction, lnteraction,Transformation and information

(B) Information, Transformation, interaction and Transaction

(C) Transaction, Information, Interaction and Transformation

(D) Information, Interaction, Transaction and Transformation

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question

#79. A social network can be represented as

(A) Graph

(B) Tree

(C) Star

(D) Ring

Ans: (B)

#80. It is a method of making automatic predictions about the interest of a user by collecting preferences

(A) Social Networking

(B) Social Targeting

(C) Collaborative Publishing

(D) Collaborative Filtering

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question

#81. Match List – I with List – 11 and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

List I (Agriculture Activity) List II (Country)
a. Commercial dairy farming 1. Argentina
b. Commercial grain Farming 2. France
c. Commercial plantation Farming 3. Denmark
d. Commercial fruits Production 4. Malaysia

(A) (a-3), (b -1), (c -4), (d- 2)

(B) (a-1), (b-2), (c-3), (d-4)

(C) (a-4), (b-3), (c-2), (d-1)

(D) (a-2), (b-4), (c-1), (d-3)

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question.

#82. In what context does ‘Panahl’ and ‘Upanah’ mention In the medieval Indian History?

(A) Cloth

(B) Jewellery

(C) Accommodation

(D) Shoes

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Question.

#83. Who founded the Adi Brahmasamaj?

(A) Devendranath Tagore

(B) Keshav Chandra Sen

(C) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(D) Ravindranath Tagore

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question.

#84. In which year the last election of Indian Legislature under the Government of India Act, 1919 was held?

(A) 1930

(B) 1934

(C) 1945

(D) 1947

Ans: (C)

Solution: Factual Question.

#85. Which of the following statement is correct regarding Article 368 of the Constitution of India?

(i) Article 368 was amended by the 24th Constitution Amendment Act, 1971.

(ii) Article 368 was amended by the 101st Constitution Amendment Act, 2016.

(A) (i) is true and (ii) is false

(B) (i) is false and (ii) is true

(C) Both (i) and (ii) are true

(D) Both (i) and (ii) are false

Ans: (C)

Solution: Article 368 empowers Parliament to amend the Constitution of India.

Both statements are correct.

#86. Who among the following Governors of Madhya Pradesh has been the Chief Minister of Haryana?

(A) Ram Prakash Gupta

(B) Ram Naresh Yadav

(C) Dr. Balram Jhakhar

(D) Dr. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma

Ans: (D)

#87. Which of the following Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh have not held the office of the leader of the opposition in Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly?

1. Digvijay Singh

2. MotilalVora

3. Virendra Kumar Sakhlecha

4. Shyamacharan Shukia

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) Only 1 and 2 are correct

(B) Only 2 and 3 are correct

(C) Only 1 and 4 are correct

(D) Only 2 and 4 are correct

Ans: (A)

#88. Select the correct order of proceedings of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

1. Mention of death

2. Governor’s Address

3. Oath or affirmation

4. Introduction of Ministers

Select the correct answer:

(A) 1,2,3,4

(B) 3,2,4,1

(C) 2,3,1,4

(D) 1,4,3,2

Ans: (B)

#89. Who among the following Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court has not been the Judge at Supreme Court of India?

(A) Justice A. K. Patnaik

(B) Justice R. V. Raveendran

(C) Justice S. K. Jha

(D) Justice A. K. Mathur

Ans: (C)

90. The provision of reservation of seats for Scheduled Tribes in Municipalities in Madhya Pradesh has been made under which of the following Articles of the Constitution of India?

(A) 243 T(l)

(B) 243 S (1)

(C) 243 R(l)

(D) 243 U(l)

Ans: (A)

91. What percentage of total forest area of Madhya Pradesh, Teak trees are found?

(A) About 15%

(B) About 20%

(C) About 25%

(D) About 30%

Ans: (B)

Solution: Factual Question.

92. In which part of Madhya Pradesh annual variation in temperature is maximum?

(A) Eastern

(B) Western

(C) Northern

(D) Southern

Ans: (C)

Solution: In the Northern part of Madhya Pradesh annual variation in temperature is maximum.

93. Average temperature increases in summer in Madhya Pradesh

(A) From north to south

(B) From east to west

(C) From south to north

(D) From west to east

Ans: (C)

Solution: The average daily temperature recorded shows that as we move from South to North the Temperature increases in Mashya Pradesh.

94. Blowfish is a type of

(A) Symmetric Encryption Aigorithm

(B) Hashing Algorithm

(C) Digital Signature Algorithm

(D) Asymmetric Encryption Algorithm

Ans: (A)

Solution: Factual Question

95. What does “PUMA” stands in context of Robotics?

(A) Programmable Used Machine to Assemble

(B) Programmed Utility Machine for Assembly

(C) Programmable Universal Machine for Assembly

(D) Programmed Utility Machine to Assemble

Ans: (C)

Solution: Factual Question

96. According to 2011 census, which district of Madhya Pradesh is having highest sex ratio?

(A) Mandia

(B) Balaghat

(C) Dhar

(D) indore

Ans: (B)

Solution: Balaghat (Sex Ration 1021) has the maximum sex ratio in MP. Bhind (Sex Ratio: 837) has the minimum sex ratio.

97. Growth rate in crop sector of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2016-17 is

(A) 28.12

(B) 04.85

(C) 39.85

(D) 34.14

Ans: (D)

Solution: Factual Data

98. Which of the following mineral is only found in Madhya Pradesh?

(A) Iron

(B) Mica

(C) Diamond

(D) Copper

Ans: (C)

Solution: Diamond is not found in any other part of the country.

99. In which city Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum is situated?

(A) Chhindwara

(B) Indore

(C) Bhopal

(D) Ratlam

Ans: (C)

Solution: Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum is situated in Bhopal.

100. Akanksha Scheme is related to

(A) Coaching for Scheduied Tribe Students for competitive examination

(B) Coaching for Scheduled Tribe Students for sports

(C) To promote entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Tribe Students

(D) None of the above

Ans: (A)

Solution: Akanksha Scheme is started by the Tribal Department of Madhya Pradesh for SC/ST students. This scheme focuses on those students who are not able to pay their coaching fees due to their financial problems in the family.

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