Licchavi Lyceum


Licchavi Lyceum

WBPSC Solved Question Paper 2017 (Set C)

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#1. Necton are

#2. Barr body is absent in somatic cell of

#3. An example of modified underground stem is

#4. A mammal that lays eggs:

#5. Crossing over occurs during meiosis at

#6. Which one of the following animal phylum is latest by discovery?

#7. "Particulate theory of inheritance" was proposed by

#8. Conversion of CH,C = CH to CH₂CH=CH₂ needs

#9. What is a bacteriophage?

#10. The nature of stele in primitive vascular plants

#11. Which of the following processes makes direct use of oxygen?

#12. RADAR' stands for

#13. A body is acted upon by two unequal forces in opposite directions, but not in one line. The effect is that the body will have

#14. A shaving brush is dipped in water. When taken out the hairs of the brush are seen to be drawn together due to

#15. The well known antibiotic penicillin is obtained from this plant group:

#16. The strongest electropositive element is

#17. 'Red is used as a danger signal because

#18. Geometry of SF, is

#19. The electric appliances in a house are connected

#20. The material used for safety from nuclear radiation

#21. Who was appointed in November 2016 as army chief in Pakistan?

#22. A resolution to deploy U. N. monitors to monitor evacuations of civilians from Aleppo (Syria) was adopted in December 2016 by

#23. Which Bollywood personality was honoured with a lifetime Achievement Award of the 2016 Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)?

#24. In December 2016, China launched a new cargo service connecting Tibet to

#25. The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics was won by

#26. George Yeo, who recently resigned from the post of Chancellor of Nalanda University was formerly a politician of

#27. Which of the following states does not have veto power in the U. N. Security Council?

#28. Marceló Rebelo de Sousa has won the Presidential election of

#29. Which authority in India recently ordered the playing of the National Anthem in all cinema halls across the country before the screening of a movie?

#30. he Italian Prime Minister who resigned in December 2016 after voters rejected Constitutional Reforms proposed by him, was

#31. The 2022 Commonwealth Games is scheduled to be held in

#32. The name of Vikas Krishnan is associated with the sport

#33. In November 2016, who resigned from the post of Editor-in-Chief of the "Times Now' news channel?

#34. The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on

#35. Who is the author of the book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India?

#36. The Mullaperiyar Dam is a cause of discontent between

#37. The 2016 G-20 Summit was held in

#38. The UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015 was won by

#39. Who takes over as the Indian Airforce Chief when Arup Raha retires on 31. December 2016?

#40. In which country was a lost city dating more than 7,000 years back unearthed in November 2016?

#41. The 103rd Session of the Indian Science Congress was held in 2016 in

#42. Oscar Award 2016 for best actress was won by

#43. The 2016 World Internet Conference was held in

#44. Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award 2016 was won by

#45. Which historian is famous for his research on Mughal History?

#46. The Headquarter of World Bank is in

#47. Which Mughal emperor wrote his own autobiography?

#48. The author of "Kadambari was

#49. "Sulh-i-Kul" was a policy introduced by

#50. The Mauryan ruler who used the name "Piyadasi in his official declarations was

#51. Rana Pratap belonged to the Rajput dynasty of

#52. The Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang came to India during the reign of

#53. Ashtadiggajas' were patronised by

#54. The Delhi Sultan who transferred the capital from Delhi to Daulatabad (Devagiri) was

#55. Which Magadha ruler was known as "Seniya"?

#56. Which of the following is a Harappan site located in Rajasthan?

#57. The Sikh Guru executed by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was

#58. The famous physician during Buddha's time was

#59. The Satnami rebellion took place during the reign of Mughal emperor

#60. Who was the founder of the Harijan Sevak Sangh?

#61. The first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885 was held in the city of

#62. The first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885 was held in the city of

#63. Dewan Velu Thampi's rebellion against the British took place in the Indian state of

#64. The Younghushand Mission to Tibet was sent by which Viceroy?

#65. The nationalist organisation Poona Sarvajanik Sabha' was established in the year

#66. The title 'Raja' was conferred on Ram Mohun Roy by the Mughal emperor

#67. The custom of "Sati" was banned through legislation in the year

#68. The author of 'Neel Darpan" was

#69. 'Razmnama' was a Persian translation of

#70. With which Revolt names of Sidhu and Kanu are associated?

#71. The author of 'Ain-i-Akbari was

#72. Who was the Governer General of India at the time of the outbreak of the Revolt of 18577

#73. The leader of the Munda rebellion (Ulgulan) was

#74. After which incident the Non-Cooperation movement was withdrawn by Mahatma Gandhi?

#75. In which year was the Indian National Congress established?

#76. In which year was the Lucknow Pact signed between the Muslim League and the Indian National Congress?

#77. "Swaraj is my birth right-who said?

#78. _______ was the centre of the Aligarh movement.

#79. Which political party was founded in 1906?

#80. The Morley-Minto Reform was declared in the year

#81. When and where did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre take place?

#82. Which Mission/Commission visited India in 1946?

#83. Who was the President of the First Session of the Indian National Congress?

#84. When did the Chittagong Armoury Raid take place and who was its chief organizer?

#85. Which phase is considered to be the liberal phase of Indian National Congress?

#86. The Indian Independence Act was passed in

#87. The Partition of Bengal was annulled in the year

#88. Who was the First Governor General of independent India?

#89. On the eve of which movement Mahatma Gandhi gave the slogan of "Do or Die"?

#90. Who was the First Governer General of Pakistan?

#91. Who was the founder of the "Forward Bloc'?

#92. In which year the Pakistan resolution was adopted by the Muslim League and where?

#93. In its Lahore Session (1929), which of the following was declared to be the aim of the Indian National Congress?

#94. Pollavaram Project is associated with the river

#95. Who was the founder of the "Azad Hind Fauz"?

#96. Which one of the following is not an administrative division of West Bengal?

#97. Who considered the proposals of the Cripps Mission as a "post-dated cheque?

#98. In West Bengal 'Rarh' is a physiographic region. part of which can be found in the district of

#99. Which Party gave a call for 'Direct Action' and which date was chosen as the Direct Action Day"?

#100. Which district of West Bengal has achieved the highest level of Human Development Index in the state?

#101. The Western Ghats is an important mountain system of the west coast of India. The word "Ghat' means

#102. What was the primary objective of construction of the Farakka Barrage?

#103. Name of the capital of the newly formed state of Andhra Pradesh is

#104. Toto' is a primitive tribal community found in the state of

#105. Which one of the following is not mined in the delta region of West Bengal?

#106. In India the maximum area is covered by the

#107. Drought is occasionally experienced in the plateau region of West Bengal because of

#108. As per Census of 2011 the share of population below the age of 35 years in India is

#109. India's share of total land area in the world is about

#110. The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is

#111. In terms of longitude the easternmost state of India is

#112. In terms of area and population the largest urban agglomeration in India is

#113. The summer monsoon normally arrives in the South Bengal during

#114. Which one of the following sea ports has natural harbor?

#115. Which state of India experiences the maximum annual variation of rainfall?

#116. Bhilai in the state of Chattishgarh is famous for the industry of

#117. 'Shifting cultivation is not practiced in which one of the following states?

#118. Which one of the following crops witnessed the maximum rate of increase of production due to the Green Revolution in India?

#119. In terms of value of agricultural production the most important cash crop in India is

#120. In India petroleum oil was first discovered in

#121. Choose the odd one

#122. Which state of India has the largest installation of wind power?

#123. If BOY is coded as ZPC, then GIRL. is coded as

#124. Manipuri is to Dance as Urdu is to

#125. In terms of population India ranks second in the world, while in terms of area India ranks

#126. The service sector of India generates more than

#127. In the wake of the Stockholm Conference, the Government of India set up the National Committee on Environmental Planning and Coordination in the year

#128. Hockey: India :: Baseball: ?

#129. The Human Development Index was first introduced in the year

#130. The Second Five Year Plan of India was based on

#131. World Development Report is published by

#132. The first railway line of India was operationalised in 1853 between

#133. The Special Economic Zones Act was passed by the Indian Parliament in 2005 and the Act came into force in

#134. The unorganised sector of India is characterised by

#135. 'Economic Reforms' were introduced in India in

#136. More than 50% of the working population in India depend on

#137. AGMARK is related to

#138. The largest contributor to the gross domestic savings of India is

#139. The objective of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2004 is

#140. In India non-agricultural income tax is

#141. Which of the following was not included when the writing of the Constitution of India was completed on 29.11.1949?

#142. In India the Repo rate is announced by

#143. To pass a Money Bill in the Parliament which of the following is not necessary?

#144. Law and Order" is included in the

#145. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha is

#146. The Panchayati Raj system of India has

#147. The SEBI was given statutory recognition in 1992 on the recommendation of

#148. The first citizen of the Republic of India is

#149. The Reserve Bank of India was established in the year

#150. Grants-in-aid are provided for in the Constitution of India under Articles


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