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MPPSC Prelims Question Paper [Solved]


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MPPSC Prelims Question Paper [Solved]

#1. 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.

#2. 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.

#3. 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.

#4. 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.

#5. Which one of the following is not 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.

#6. 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.

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.

#7. 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.

#8. 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.

#9. 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.

#10. 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).

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

(A) Nepal

(B) Bangladesh

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Myanmar

Ans: (D)

Factual Question.

#12. 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.

#13. 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.

#14. 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.

#15. 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.

#16. 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.

  1. He audits all expenditure from the contingency fund of India and Public accounts of Centre, State and UTs.
  2. He audits the account of companies belonging to foreign companies.
  3. He submits his report to the President of India and to the governor of each state who tables the report in the concerned legislature.
  4. 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 scrutinize it and reports it’s finding to the president.

#17. 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.

#18. 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.

#19. 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.

#20. 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.

#21. 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.

#22. Where was the Capital of Raja Veersingh Dev?

(A) Bandhavgarh

(B) Gahora

(C) Narrow Ki Gardhi

(D) Garha Mandala

Ans: (B)

Factual Question

#23. 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.

#24. 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.

#25. 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.

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