Pondicherry UDC Exam 2015 solved question paper

21. Match the common confusable with their meanings.
(i) Hangar (a) to store something valuable
(ii) Hanger (b) a large building for housing air craft
(iii) Hoard (c) is something to hang clothes
Options :
(A) (i)—(a), (ii)—(b), (iii)—(c)
(B) (i)—(a), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(b)
(C) (i)—(b), (ii)—(a), (iii)—(c)
(D) (i)—(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)—(a)

22. Choose the correct Synonyms
(i)Impertinent (a) Fresh
(ii) Impetuous (b) Hasty
(iii) Impudent {c) Rude
(A) (i)—(a), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(b)
(B) (i)—(b), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(a)
(C) (i)—(b), (ii)—(a), (iii)—(c)
(D) (i)—(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)—(a)

23. Choose the correct Synonyms
(i) Adore (a) Calm
(ii) Adorn (b) Worship
(iii) Allay {c) Decorate
(A) (i)—(b), (ii)—(c), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)—(a), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(b)
(C) (i)—(b), (ii)—(a), (iii)—(c)
(D) (i)—(c), (ii)—(a), (iii)—(b)

24. Find the correctly spelt word :
(A) Rigerous
(B) Rigourous
(C) Regerous
(D) Rigorous

25. The following sentence is given in direct speech. From the given alternative choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in indirect speech.
He said to his father, “Please increase my pocket money”.
(A) He told his father please increase the pocket money
(B) He pleaded his father to please increase my pocket money
(C) He requested his father to increase his pocket money
(D) He asked his father to increase his pocket money

26. Match the following :
(i) Monohydric alcohol (a) Pyrogallol
(ii) Dihydric alcohol (b) Cresol
(iii) Trihydric alcohol (c) Catechol
Options :
(A) (i)—(b), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(a)
(B) (i)—(c), (ii)—(b), (iii)—(a)
(C) (i)—(b), (ii)—(a), (iii)—(c)
(D) (i)—(c), (ii)—(a), (iii)—(b)

27. Match the following and choose the correct answer from the options :
(i) Mumbai Port (a) Has the deepest harbour specially suited to handle very large vessels
(ii) Jawaharlal Nehru port (b) Has the countries largest oil terminal
(iii) Paradwip port (c) Is the largest container port in India
Options :
(A) (i)—(b), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(a)
(B) (i)—(c), (ii)—(b), (iii)—(a)
(C) (i)—(a), (ii)—(b), (iii)—(c)
(D) (i)—(a), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(b)

28. Among the following category of cultivable was in India, which one is the largest?
(A) Barren and Uncultivable waste land
(B) Natural Degraded cultivable waste land
(C) Natural and man made Degraded cultivable waste land
(D) Man made degraded cultivable waste land

29. What is the greatest number of four digits which is divisible by 15, 25, 40 and 75?
(A) 9800
(B) 9400
(C) 9200
(D) 9600

30. Which of the following is not a leap year?
(A) 1200
(B) 800
(C) 700
(D) 2000

31. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. What is the present age of his son?
(A) 23 years
(B) 21 years
(C) 20 years
(D) 22 years

32. The LCM and HCF of two numbers are 8 and 48 respectively. If one of them is 24. Find the other?
(A) 16
(B) 18
(C) 20
(D) 14

33. A large inscription possibly a fallen signboard was found close to the main gateway in one of the Harrapan site. Identify the site.
(A) Lothal
(B) Dholavira
(C) Kalibangan
(D) Surkotada

34. Identify the statements which are true :
(i) Salt March was the first major nationalistic activity where women had no active participation
(ii) In the first Round Table Conference Gandhiji did not participate as he was then in Jail
(iii) Gandhiji supported by B.R. Ambedkar represented all of India in the Second Round Table Conference
(iv) The Second Round Table Conference was inconclusive; Gandhiji returned to India and resumed civil disobedience movement
Options :
(A) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(B) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(C) (i) and (iii)
(D) (ii) and (iv)

35. Match the Mughal Architectural buildings with their location.
(i) Panch Mahal                                     (a) Agra
(ii) Tomb of Itimad-ud-daula             (b) Delhi
(iii) Humayun’s Tomb                          (c) Fatehpur Sikri
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c)
(C) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(D) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)

36. Which of the following is not true of the III Battle of Panipat?
(A) Ahmad Shal Abdali the warrior king of Afghanistan formed alliance with Najb-ud-dalah of Rohilkhand and Shuja-ud-daulah of Awad
(B) The Maratha Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao, despatched a powerful army under the nominal command of his minor son
(C) The Sikh Chief, the Jat Chief, the Rajputan states supported the Marathas in the fight
(D) The Maratha army was completely routed at Panipet on 14th July 1761 and numerous Maratha commanders including the Peshwa’s son got killed

37. Match the following and choose the correct answer from the options:
(i) Revenue (a) The deficit transactions in goods, services and assets between residents of a country with the rest of the world
(ii) Fiscal deficit (b) Refers to the excess of Govt revenue expenditure over revenue receipts
(iii) Balance of payment (c) The difference between the Govt’s total expenditure and its total receipts excluding borrowings
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)
(C) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(D) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)

38. Identify the author of the book “The Indian Economy problems and prospects” from the choices given:
(A) Amartya sen
(B) Bipan Chandra
(C) J. Bhagwati
(D) Bimal Jalan

39. The Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt recently Won the World Championship title in both 100 mts and 200 mts. Name his rival who came second in both these events.
(A) Justin Gatlin in 100 mts and Tyson Gay in 200 mts
(B) Richard Thompson in 100 mts and Tyson Gay in 200 mts
(C) Tyson Gay was his rival in 100 mts and 200 mts
(D) Justin Gatlin was his rival in both the events

40. Match the following personalities with the given news and choose the correct answers from the options.
(i) Ajai Mathur (a) Succeeded Rahul Kullan as Chairman of TRAI
(ii)R.S. Sharma (b) Replaced RK Pachauri as Director General of TERI
(iii) Acharya Dev Vrat (c) Succeeded Keshrinath Tripathi as Governor of Bihar
(iv) Ramnath Govind (d) Succeeded Urmila Singh as Governor of Himachal Pradesh
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(c)
(B) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(d)
(C) (i)-(b), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(c)
(D) (i)-(d), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(a)

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One Response to Pondicherry UDC Exam 2015 solved question paper

  1. Arun says:

    Hello Sir,
    Please update the remaining questions and answers

    thanks in advance


    QP with solution

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