Pondicherry UDC Exam 2012 Question paper & Answer key

76. Match the following words with their exact meaning and select the correct answer from the options given.
(i) Curious          (a) The most natural term for something that is not expected or is hard to understand or explain
(li) Strange       (b) Denotes a stronger sense of puzzlement
(iii) Odd            (c) Suggest that one finds it not only strange or puzzling but also interesting
(A) (i) – b, (li) – c, (iii) – a
(B) (i) – c, (li) – a, (iii) – b
(C) (i) – a, (li) – b, (iii) – C
(D) (i) – c, (li) – b, (iii) – a

77. Which of the following metals are present in the Bimetallic strip that can be used in a thermostat to break an electrical circuit?
(A) Iron and Cobalt
(B) Iron and Nickel
(C) Iron and Brass
(D) Iron and Copper

78. What is the name of hot, dry wind in Rocky mountains which is also called snow eater?
(A) Joehn
(B) Sirocco
(C) Chinook
(D) Purga

79. Which ofthe following sect is not as a result of the division of Buddhism?
(A) Sthavirvadin
(B) Mahasanghika
(C) Aparigraha
(D) Vajrayana

80. Match the Part of the constitution with the Subject it deals with and select the correct answer from the options.
(i) Part III          (a) Union
(ii) Part IV          (b) Fundamental Rights.
(iii) Part V          (c) Directive Principles of State Policy
(iv) Part VI        (d) State
(A) (i) – b, (ii) – a, (iii) – d, (iv) – c
(B) (i) – a, (ii) – c, (iii) – b, (iv) – d
(C) (i) – c, (ii) – b, (iii) – a, (iv) – d
(D) (i) – b, (ii) – c, (iii) – a, (iv) – d

81 Which of the following is not true about the Employment Guarantee Act of 2005?
(A) The act was passed by the. Govt. as per the advice of the National Advisory Council
(B) Every household in rural India will have a right to at least 100 days of guaranteed employment every year for at least one adult member
(C) Work should be provided within fifteen days of demanding it
(D) If work is not provided within the given time, the person will be paid unemployment allowance which should be atleast one half of the minimum wages

82. Which of the following fact is not true of Finance Commission?
(A) Makes recommendation in respect of the distribution of the net proceeds of taxes to be shared between the Union and the States
(B) Recommends the principles that should govern the payment of grants in aid by the Centre to the States
(C) Gives recommendation on any other matter concerning financial relations between the Centre and the States
(D) Finance Commission is constituted under Article 290 of the Indian constitution

83. Match the tribes with the states they are present and choose the correct . answer from the given options.
(i) Khasis                 (a) Bihar, Odisha
(ii) Mundas             (b) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(iii) Shompens       (c) Assam, Megalaya
(A) (i) – c, (ii) – a, (iii) – b
(B) (i) – b, (ii) – c, (iii) – a
(C) (i) – a, (ii) – b, (iii) – c
(D) (i) – b, (ii) – a, (iii) – c

84. Match the following Biosphere reserves with their location. Select the correct answer from the options given
(i) Nokrek                       (a) Part of North and west Sikkim
(ii) Similipal                    (b) Part of Siang and Debang Valley In Arunachal Pradesh
(iii) Dihang Dibang        (c) Part of Garo Hills (Meghalaya)
(iv) Kanchenjunga         (d) Part of Mayurbhanj district (Orissa)
(A) (i) – c, (ii) – d, (iii) – b, (iv) – a
(B) (i) – d, (ii) – a, (iii) – b, (iv) – c
(C) (i) – a, (ii) – b, (iii) – d, (iv) – c
(D) (i) – c, (ii) – d, (iii) – a, (iv) – b

85. Which of the following name do not refer to Rajendra Chola I?
(A) Mudikonda Cholan
(B) Cholendra Simman
(C) Mummudi Cholan
(D) Panditha Cholan

86. Farmers selling their product directly increase their income. Direct selling arrangement for farmers made in various places are given below. Match the following and select the correct answer from the options given
(i) Apni Madni                 (a) Andhra Pradesh
(ii) Rythu Bazar              (b) Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan
(iii) Uzhavar Sandai        (c) Pune
(iv) Hadsapar Mandi      (d) Tamil Nadu
(A) (i) – c (ii) – d (iii) – b (iv) – a
(B) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – b
(C) (i) – a (ii) – d (iii) – b (iv) – c
(D) (i) – b (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – c

87. Which of the following is not true of Solar Eclipse?
(A) It always occurs on a New Moon Day
(B) During the final moment “Diamond Ring” formation occurs
(C) It occurs when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon
(D) Looking the Sun directly will damage the retina of the eye

88. Match the following and select the correct answer from the options given.
(i) Mumbai Port                        (a) It is a tidal port and requires constant dredging
(ii) Kandla Port                         (b) It is a natural harbour and is the biggest in the country
(iii) Kolkata Port                       (c) It is the deepest landlocked and protected port
(iv) Visakapatnam Port           (d) The first port developed soon after the independence
(A) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – c (iv) – a
(B) (i) – c (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – b
(C) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – c
(D) (i) – d (ii) – b (iii) – c (iv) – a

89. What will be the correct angle between the hands of a clock at 8.15 a.m.?
(A) 150° (B) 157.5° (C) 160° (D) 167.5°

90. lf 2 x 2 = 3, 4 x 4 = 10 and 6 x 6 = 21, what is 8 x 8?
(A) 30 (B) 36 (C) 32 (D) 40

91. The sum of the square of. three consecutive number is equal to the number of days of a year.  Find the numbers.
(A) 6,7,8
(B) 8,9,10
(C) 10,11,12
(D) 11, 12, 13

92. Express the speed of 20 metre per Sl!cond in kilometer per hour.
(A) 172 km/hr
(B) 120 km/hr
(C) 12 km/hr
(D) 72 km/hr

93. India is situated in the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth between
(A) 8°4′ and 37°6′ Northern Latitude and 68°7′ and 97°2′ East Longitude
(B) 8°6′ and 37°4′ Northern Latitude and 67°8′ and 96°2′ East Longitude
(C) 8°3′ and 37°8′ Northern Latitude and 66°8′ and 97°2′ East Longitude
(D) 8°6′ and 39°4′ Northern Latitude and 64°6′ and 96°3′ East Longitude

94. Match the following and select the correct answer from the options given below:
(i) Rohilkhand Plain             (a) The Worlds oldest folded mountains running in the North East to South West direction from Delhi
(ii) Sahyadris                        (b) Lies entirely in UP, east of Ganga Yamuna Doab
(iii) Aravalli Range               (c) Thalghat, Bhorghat and Palghat are three important passes here
(A) (i) – c, (ii) – a, (iii) – b
(B) (i) – b, (ii) – c, (iii) – a
(C) (i) – b, (ii) – a, (iii) – c
(D) (i) – a, (ii) – c, (iii) – b

95. Match the following places with their temples and select the correct answers from the options:
(i) Kanchipuram                   (a) Kailasha temple
(ii) Ellora                               (b) Kandariya Mahadeva temple
(iii) Deogarh                         (c) Kailasanath temple
(iv) Khajuraho                     (d) Gupta Temple
(A) (i) – a (ii) – c (iii) – d (iv) – b
(B) (i) – c (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – b
(C) (i) – d (ii) – c (iii) – a (iv) – b
(D) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – b
Hint: Both Answer (A) and (D) are correct

96. Arrange the following in correct chronology and select the correct answer from the options:
(i) Lord Mountbatten was appointed viceroy of India
(ii) The congress formed the interim Government
(iii) Mountbatten presented a plan for division of India
(iv) The British Govt. announced that they will transfer power to Indian hands not latter than June 1948
(A) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(B) (i), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(C) (ii), (iii), (i), (iv)
(D) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)

97. What is the expansion ofVSAT?
(A) Visual Satellite
(B) Virtual Satellite
(C) Visual Sound Applied Terminal
(D) Very Small Aperture Terminal

98. Which of the statements are correct on the Nobel Prize Winners? Select the correct answer from the options given below:
(i) Amartya Sen won Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(ii) Hargobind Khorana won Nobel Prize in Medicine
(iii) Venkatraman Ramakrishna won Nobel Prize Zoology
(iv) Subramaniyan Chandrasekar won Nobel Prize in Physics
Options :
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (ii) and (iii)
(C) (i) and (iv)
(D) (ii) and (iv)

99. Which of the following theories propose a three distinct stages of population theory consisting of high birth rate and high death rate, high birth rate and low death rate and finally low birth rate and low death rate?
(A) The theory of Demographic Transition
(B) The theory· of Optimum Populatiorr
(C) Malthusian theory of Population
(D) None of the above

100. Which of the following is not true?
(A) The Primary Sector of Indian Economy Comprises of Industry, Manufacturing and Electricity
(B) The contribution of Secondary Sector of Indian Economy is about 28%
(C) The Tertiary sector of Indian Economy comprises of Business, Transport, Communication and  Services
(D) Tertiary sector contributes maximum to the G.D.P.

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20 Responses to Pondicherry UDC Exam 2012 Question paper & Answer key

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      total number of marks obtained divided by totel number of people attended the exams = cut off mark 🙂
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  8. Balaji says:

    Seems answer for Question 6 & Question 14 wrong.

    Kindly confirm sir.

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  10. Dhiviya says:

    Hello sir, I want previous 5 yes UDC question paper with answer

    • Eandhizhai says:

      Hi Dhiviya,
      Right now we have only 2012 & 2015 question papers for Pondicherry UDC Exam..
      It’s also not possible to get last 5 question papers.

  11. Hi sir When next UDC exam from pondicherry

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