Licchavi Lyceum


Licchavi Lyceum

RPSC 2016 Solved Question Paper

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#1. The ancient city which is mentioned in the Mahabharata and Mahabhashya both

#2. The inscription which proves the influence of Bhagwat cult in ancient Rajasthan is

#3. From the following temples of Rajasthan identify the temples which were built in the Gurjar-Pratihar period : (i) Adivarah temple of Ahad . (ii) Harshat Mata temple of Abhaneri (iii) Neelkanth temple of Rajorgarh (iv) Harihar temple of Osian Codes:

#4. Who amongst the following scholars was not in the Court of Kumbha ?

#5. With which of the following areas of Rajasthan the Alibakshi Khayal is associated ?

#6. Shankariya dance of Rajasthan is related to

#7. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ? Name Text (Music)

#8. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched ? Peasant Leader Movement

#9. What is the meaning of Patta Rekh' in the history of Rajasthan ?

#10. Where was the Headquarter of Shekhawati Brigade located ?

#11. Which one of the following newspapers of pre-independence Rajasthan was not the promoter of Arya Samaj ideology?

#12. In which of the following area of Rajasthan, "Gulabi Gangaur" is celebrated on Chaitra Shukla Panchmi ?

#13. Match the above :Code

#14. Who among the following was the first to emphasise the need to establish separate educational institution for the rulers of the princely states of Rajasthan ?

#15. 'Hansawali', an early work Rajasthani literature was written by

#16. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using codes given above: Codes:

#17. In acid rain, the rain water and show is contaminated by which of the following pollutants ? (A) Sulphur-di-oxide (B) Nitrogen oxide (C) Carbon-di-oxide (D) Methane.

#18. Which of the following can be threats to the biodiversity of a region ? (A) Global Warming (B) Fraginentation of habitat (C) Invasion of alien species (D) Promotion of Vegetarianism Select the correct answer using code given below : Codes:

#19. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using codes given above: Codes:

#20. Which of the following is not a correct match? Passes Location in State

#21. Assertion (A) : Green Revolution has resulted in the growth of food grain production in India. Reason (R) : Regional disparities have aggravated due to the green revolution in India. Codes :

#22. Which is the correct sequence of : following manganese producing States : of India in terms of high to low . production status in the year 2013-14?

#23. Arrange the following cities located on Corridor) North-South corridor in a sequence from North to South. Select the correct answer using code given below : A. Nagpur B. Agra C. Krishnagiri D. Gwalior Codes :

#24. Which of the following groups represent the correct sequence of mountain peaks of Rajasthan in descending order of their height?

#25. Which of the following lakes of Rajasthan has been included in the list of Ramsar wetland sites?

#26. When did the Rajasthan Govt. approved first forest policy?

#27. In which year the Government of Rajasthan made Rajasthan Biological Diversity Rules and established the Rajasthan State Biodiversity Board ?

#28. The pair of districts benefitting from Choudhary Kumbha Ram Canal is

#29. Identify the wrong pair : Mineral Mine:

#30. Arrange the districts with maximum total population in Rajasthan in descending order as per Census 2011:

#31. Which of the following two districts of Rajasthan are having lowest percentage of scheduled tribes to total population in 2011 ?

#32. Arrange the following districts of Rajasthan in correct order from East to West : A. Bundi, B. Ajmer, C. Udaipur, D. Nagaur

#33. The mines of Janakpura and Sarwar are known for the production of

#34. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using codes given above: Codes:

#35. Consider the following statements : A. Aravalli restricts the. eastward expansion of desert. B. All the rivers of Rajasthan have their origin from Aravalli. C. Distributional pattern of rainfall in Rajasthan is not affected by Aravalli. D. Aravalli region is rich in metallic minerals. Select the correct answer using. code given below: Codes :

#36. Identify the incorrect statement about Government of India Act 1919:

#37. One of the following statements is incorrect. Point out:

#38. When were the Fundamental Duties incorporated in the Constitution ?

#39. The tenure of Central Information Commissioner is

#40. Which one of the following legislative house can be abolished ?.

#41. In which of the following group of the States, PESA [Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act), 1996 is not enforceable ?

#42. Among the following which group of States/Union Territories have only one seat in the Lok Sabha?

#43. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using codes given above: Codes:

#44. One amongst the following was not a salient feature of the Government of India Act, 1935:

#45. The procedure of Impeachment of the President of India is

#46. How many times President's rule has been imposed in the State of Rajasthan till 301 June, 2016?

#47. Delimitation Commission of 1952 had determined the strength of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly as

#48. Before the appointment of Shri Kalyan. Singh as the Governor of Rajasthan who among the following: was the Acting Governor of the State ?

#49. Among the following, whose tenure has been the longest as the Chainnan of Rajasthan Public Service Commission ?

#50. How many elected and Ex-Officio members are there in District Planning Committee?

#51. The powers of District Collector as a District Magistrate are : A. To maintain law and order B. Control over police C. To check passports of foreigners D. To control land revenue Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes :

#52. Choose the correct answer : Governor of Rajasthan is Chancellor of

#53. When was Rajasthan Information Commission constituted ?

#54. Choose the correct answer : The appointment of Lok Ayukta at the state level was first recommended by

#55. Choose the correct alternative: The Chairman of a Joint Public Service Commission for two or more States is appointed by

#56. In the history of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly till 30t" June, 2016, how many times the confidence motion has. been moved and discussed?

#57. Consider the following statements regarding Bhamasha Yojana : (i). With the consent of the family, any woman of the family, who has attained the age of 21 years, may be declared as the head of the family. (ii) First verification of Bhamashah enrollment is done by the Sarpanch of the concerned Gram Panchayat.

#58. Which one of the following statements is true about Anuprati Yojana ?

#59. Select the correct answer : State Election Commission of Rajasthan

#60. How many times elections have been held for Panchayati Raj Institutions in Rajasthan till 2015?

#61. Inflation rate based on consumer price index increases if

#62. As per the Human Development Report 2015, consider the following statements : A. India ranks 130 out of 188 countries, B. HDI is based on the indices for life expectancy, education and PCI. C. In comparison to other nations in the BRICS, India has the lowest rank. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#63. Unemployment and poverty estimates in India are based on

#64. Consider the following important sources of tax revenue for the Central Government in India : I. Union Excise Duty, II. Corporation Tax, III. Income Tax, IV. Service Tax, Which one of the following is the correct descending order in terms of Gross Tax Revenue ?

#65. Since 1997-98, which statement is correct regarding Minimum Support Price (MSP)?

#66. Which of the following statements is correct about the balance of trade of India ?

#67. Choose the correct answer in the context of PAHAL scheme :

#68. In which year the rate of growth of India's per capita income at constant prices was the highest during the period 1951-52 to 2015-16?

#69. The base year for Rajasthan's whole sale Price Index is :

#70. The growth targets in the 12th Five Year Plan of Rajasthan for Agriculture, Industry and Service sectors are respectively

#71. Which of the following statements are correct about sex ratio (number of females per 1000 males) in Rajasthan according to Census 2011 ? (i) Sex ratio in Rajasthan in 2011 was less than National average. (ii) Sex ratio in all Districts of Rajasthan in 2011 was less than 1000. (iii) Sex ratio in rural areas of all Districts of Rajasthan in 2011 was less than 1000, except Pali District. (iv) Sex ratio in urban areas of all Districts of Rajasthan in 2011 was less than 1000, except Dhaulpur District. Select the correct answer using codes given below:

#72. Consider the following statements about Jalipa-Kapurdi thermal power project of Rajasthan ? I. This power project is lignite based. II. It has been installed by private developer. Which of the above statement is/are correct?

#73. Which of the following external agency is providing financial assistance for Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program?

#74. 'NAYA SAVERA' is

#75. Mukhya Mantri Nishulk Dava Yojana in Rajasthan was launched on

#76. The main features of Bhamashah Yojana are (i) Each family is issued Bhamashah card in the name of the female head of the family (ii) Bhamashah card is linked to the . bank account of the lady.. (iii) Multiple cash benefits will be transferred to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. (iv) All non-cash benefits will also be transferred to the bank accounts: of the beneficiaries. Select correct answer using codes given below :

#77. Name the scheme being implemented in Rajsthan under which cash incentive is given to SC/ST/SBC/BPL of OBC & GEN candidate selected in the all india civil services Examination, the state civil services Examination and a candidate getting admission in IITs, IIMs and national level medical colleges.

#78. Nodal agency for generation of energy from non-conventional energy source in Rajasthan is.

#79. How many district Industries Centre are working in Rajasthan ?

#80. One of the following is not the objective of chief minister's Shubh Laxmi yojana in Rajasthan:

#81. The chemical formula of baking soda is

#82. Photovoltaic cell is related to

#83. The latest android mobile operating system-6.0 is named as

#84. Which district has become the first one in India to get connected to the High Speed Rural Broadband Network ?

#85. The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a drug named, Lukoskin'. It is being used in the treatment of

#86. Match the above pairs: Codes :

#87. Which among the following is a nuclear powered submarine of Indian Navy?

#88. Which of the following aircraft is an air-to-air refueller of the Indian Air Force ?

#89. Which of the following statements are correct ? A. Sugarcane juice is fermented to form vinegar. B. Vinegar has acetic acid. C. Benzoic acid is the acid present in Vinegar. D. Vinegar is used as a preservative.

#90. Arrange the following products/examples of nanotechnology in ascending order of the four generations of nanotechnology [I - IV] and select the correct answer using the codes given below: A. Aerosol B. 3D networking. C. Molecular manufacturing D. Targeted drugs Codes :

#91. Which among the following is the richest source of alpha-linolenic acid (18-carbon omega-3 fatty acid)?

#92. Consider the following statements and choose the correct ones using the codes given below : A. The flavr-savr tamato was the first genetically engineered crop product to be commercialised. B. Ripe fruits of flavr-savr remain firm for longer duration and can be transported to market after vine-ripening. C. Ripe fruits of flavr-savr have colour but not the full array of vine ripened-tomato flavours. Codes :

#93. Calcium carbide is used for artificial . ripening of green fruits because it produces

#94. The relative contributions of carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrous oxide chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and methane (CH4) towards global warming are.

#95. Which of the facts about Dolly (sheep), the first mammal cloned form . an adult somatic cell is not correct?

#96. First National Park established in India is

#97. The bio-fertilizer used as a supplementary food for the cattle, especially for milking bovines is

#98. The Central Institute of Arid Horticulture is situated at

#99. Against which of the following diseases has Government of India decided to give Bivalent ORV in place of Trivalent ?

#100. For popularisation of Science & Technology in the State, the Government has established Science Centres and Science Parks in Rajasthan, Identify the correct places where Science Parks have been established so far :

#101. In this question, a statement is followed by two assumptions : Statement : Nothing is beyond the reach of a hard working person. Assumptions: I. A hard working person can achieve . everything. II. Those who do not work hard cannot achieve anything. Then which of the answer is correct?

#102. The statement below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. Decide which of the arguments is a strong argument and which is a weak argument. Give answer. Statement : Should use of mobile phone be banned while driving ? Arguments: I. Yes, most of the time it causes accident. II. No, this can create a major problem for mobile users. in emergency.

#103. Statements : 1. All fruits are trees. 2. No flower is tree: Conclusions : I. No flower is fruit. II.Some trees are fruits.

#104. Answer the following: Statement : If he is intelligent, he will pass the NET examination. Assumptions : I. To pass, the NET examination he must be intelligent. II. He will pass the NET examination.

#105. In the given figure, total number of triangles are

#106. 106. Next term of the sequence 1039, 2247, 3455,4663,....... is

#107. The next term in the given sequence 7Y, 26V, 63R, 124M, ......., is

#108. Pick out the odd one

#109. If "GYPSUM" is coded as "MGSPYU", "FATHER" is coded as "RFHTAE", then “BEYOND" will be coded as

#110. A, B, C, D, E and F are 6 members of a family. Number of males is equal to number of females, Family has one pair of husband-wife. A and E are sons of F, and A is elder. Dis mother of two children (one is boy and other is girl). B is son of A. Then the niece of E is

#111. In the question a key figure marked (X) is given, followed by four other alternative figures marked (A), (B), (C) and (D) the figure which fits exactly into figure (X) to form a complete square, is

#112. In a mixture of 60 litres, the ratio of milk and water is 5 : 3. In order to make this ratio 1 : 2, the quantity of water to be added to the mixture is

#113. The missing number in the given table is

#114. Answer the above question.

#115. 200 bulbs are used 4 hours per day and expenditure of 6 days is ₹ 40. Then how many bulbs should be used 3 hours per day so that expenditure of 15 days is ₹ 48?

#116. Two students X and Y appeared at an examination. X secured 9 marks more than marks of Y and marks of X was 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by X and Y are respectively

#117. The difference of compound interest (annually) and simple interest. on an amount of ₹ 15,000 for 2 years on the same rate of interest is ₹96. The rate of interest per annum is

#118. A father distributes ₹ 16,400 into two fixed deposits for his two sons of age 17 and 18 years respectively, such that at their age of 20 years, both get the same amount. If rate of compound interest is 5% per annum (compounded annually), then how much amount the father deposits for his younger son ?

#119. What is the percentage change in export of automobiles excluding HCVs in 2013-14 as compared to 2010-11 ?

#120. How many more two wheelers (in nearest thousands) were exported to EU in 2013-14 as compared to 2010-11?

#121. How many Gold Medals won by India in the 12th South Asian Games held in . February 2016?

#122. Who among the following led the movement for withdrawing United Kingdom from the European Union ?

#123. Who captained the Mumbai Cricket team, which won the Ranji Trophy Tournament 2015-16?

#124. Which Indian State has been declared as the first 'Digital State' of India?

#125. How much percentage of the total land mass area of India is in Rajasthan ?

#126. How much of Thar Desert in India falls in Rajasthan ?

#127. Which country recently conferred its highest civilian honour Amir Amanullah Khan Award' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ?

#128. Identify the place, where the first "Annupurna Bhandar" was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Rajasthan on 31 October, 2015.

#129. Rajasthan is the first state to implement which one of the following Act to redress public grievances ?

#130. Government of Rajasthan has set-up Jeevan Dhara Bank in collaboration with Norwegian Government to provide

#131. What is the official "motto' of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ?

#132. The sentence incorporated in the 'Logo' of Rajasthan tourism is

#133. How many sports will be played during Rio Paralympic Games, 2016?

#134. Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana ? A. The scheme provides free LPG connection to the women belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) households. B. ₹8,000 crore has been earmarked under the scheme. C. The scheme provides a financial support of ₹2,800 for each LPG connection to the BPL households. D.The scheme will benefit 5 crore BPL families across the nation. Which of the above statements are correct?

#135. Who is the first Dronacharya awardee of Rajasthan State?

#136. Prestigious Asian cup 2015 Table Tennis championships was hosted at

#137. Newly elected Chairman of Rajasthan Olympic Association is

#138. How many events took place in Rio Olympic Games, 2016?

#139. Which is the first solar powered aircraft to circumnavigate the earth ?

#140. In 35th National Games, 2015 Rajasthan won

#141. In which of the following texts the list of the sixteen great states (Sodasa Mahajanapadas) of ancient India occur? Select the correct answer from the code given below : (i) Arthashastra (ii) (ii) Anguttara Nikaya (iii) Digha Nikaya (iv) Bhagavati Sutra Codes:

#142. The legend of Satyakam Jabal, which challenges the stigma of being an unmarried mother, is mentioned in

#143. Which of the following Sanskrit works has taken up their theme from the Mahabharata? Select the correct answer from the code given below: (i) Naishdhiyacharita (ii) Kiratarjuniyam (iii) Sisupalavadha (iv) Dasakumaracharita Codes :

#144. Which one of the following Sun Temples is located in Patan, Gujarat ?

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

#146. Who among the following laid the foundation of the Chola Empire in the IXth century A.D.?

#147. The Persian translation of Mahabharata, which was done in 16h century is called

#148. Who among the following does not belong to the Chishti order?

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

#150. Consider the following statements : Assertion (A) : Socio-religious movements of the 19th century resulted in the modernization of India. Reason (R) : Rationalism, scientific temper and other such ideas which are the basis of modernization were at the core of the socio-religious movements. Select the correct answer from the code given below: Codes :


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