Pondicherry UDC Exam 2015 solved question paper

41. Match the following with their objectives
(i) ICMR (a) A statutory body charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of Higher Education
(ii) NCERT (b) To assist and advise the central and state Govt. on policies and programmes for qualitative improvement in school education
(iii) UGC (c) The apex body in India for the formulation, consideration and promotion of biomedical research
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)
(C) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)- (a)
(D) (i)-(a), (ii)-(c) , (iii)-(b)

42. Match the kings of Sangam Age with their notable achievements.
(i) Elara                     (a) Conquered Kadambas with their capital
(ii) Nedunjeral         (b) Conquered Adan Srilanka and ruled over it for about 50 years
(iii) Nedunjelian      (c) The victory of this king who ruled around 210 AD, against his enemies has even been mentioned in the 10th century AD incription
(A) (i)- (c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)- (b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c)
(C) (i)-(a), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b)
(D) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)

43 . Arrange the following battles in chronological order.
(i) Battle of Chausa
(ii) Battle of Kanauj
(iii) Battle of Kanwa
(iv) First Battle of Panipet
(A) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(B) (iii) , (ii), (i), (iv)
(C) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)
(D) (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)

44. Identify which one of the following is not true about Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation. (AMRUT)
(A) Aims to ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewage connection
(B) To increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenary and well maintained open spaces
(C) To reduce pollution by switching to Public Transport or construct facilities for non motorized transport
(D) To enable cities to use technology information and data to improve infrastructure and services

45. Identify the statement which is not true about Indra dhanush mission?
(A) Aims to immunize all children against 7 vaccine preventable diseases by 2020
(B) Was Launched on the occasion of the Good Governance Day of 2014 i.e 25.12.2014
(C) The mission includes provision of nutritious food supplement to all children under 5 yrs
(D) While 201 districts will be covered in the I phase, 297 districts will be targeted in the II phase

46. Match the following:
(i) Currency Deposit ratio (a) Specifies the fraction of deposits that banks must keep with RBI
(ii) Cash reserve ratio (b) Requires the banks to maintain a given fraction of their total demand and time deposit in the form of specified liquid assets
(iii) Statutory liquidity ratio (c) The ratio of money held by the public in currency to that they hold in bank deposits
(A) (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)
(B) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(C) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(D) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)

47. A can do a piece of work in 10 days and B alone can do it in 15 days. How much time will both take to finish the work?
(A) 6 days
(B) 7 days
(C) 8 days
(D) 9 days

48. Which of the statements about Home Rule League are true?
(i) It was active during the I World War
(ii) There were two Home Rule League one under Lokamanya Tilak and another under Annie Besant and S. Subramaniya Iyer
(iii) Carried out intense propaganda all over the country demanding Self Govt. to India after the war
(iv) It was during this agitation Tilak gave the slogan “Home Rule is my Birth right, and I will have it”.
(A) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(B) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(C) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(D) All the above

49. Match the currencies with the country:
(i) Morocco               (a) Won
(ii) Iraq                      (b) Dinar
(iii) Netherland       (c) Dirham
(iv) South Korea     (d) Euro
Options :
(A) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)- (d), (iv)-(a)
(B) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(a)
{C) (i)-(d), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(a)
(D) (i)-(c), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(b)

50. In the modern periodic table of elements, the elements belonging to groups 3 to 12 are noted as
(A) f – block elements
(B) s – block elements
(C) d – block elements
(D) p – block elements

51. A fort had provision of food for 150 men for 45 days. After 10 days 25 men left the fort. The number of
days for which the remaining food will last is
(A) 29.5 days
(B) 37.25 days
(C) 42 days
(D) 54 days

52. Which one of the following is the Standard Meridian of India?
(A) 80° 30 E
(B) 82° 30 E
(C) 84° 30 E
(D) 86° 30 E

53. Identify the adjective/s in the given sentence.
That old man told that my daughter is a clever girl
(A) that, my
(B) old , clever
(C) man, daughter, girl
(D) told

54. Identify the conjunction in the given sentences.
He was late to the function because it was raining. He looks fit inspite of his age.
(A) I, it
(B) function, fit
(C) because, inspite of
(D) raining, age

55. Match the common confusable with their meanings.
(i) Emigrate (a) To cover or surround it surround it completely
(ii) Immigrate (b) Goes away from his from his country
(iii) Envelop (c) Goes into another country
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)-(a), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b)
(C) (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)
(D) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)

56. Which of the following statements correct?
(i) Jammu and Kashmir has a separate constitution and a flag
(ii) Emergency due to internal disturbances can be declared in Jammu and Kashmir with the concurrence of the state
(iii) The Directive Principles of State Policy applies in Jammu and Kashmir as in other states.
(iv) The Union Government cannot impose Financial Emergency in the state
(A) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(B) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(C) (i), (ii) and (iv)
(D) All the above

57. Which of the statements are true about Panchayat Institutions?
(i) Before the 13rd Amendment, indirect elections to the district bodies was in existence and there was no provision for immediate elections after dissolution
(ii) One third of the positions in all Panchayat Institutions are reserved for women
(iii) Twenty nine subjects which are identified and listed in the Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution come directly under the Panchayat Institutions and the State Govt. has no say on these subjects
(iv) A separate act was passed in 1996 extending the provisions of Panchayat System to areas inhabited by Adivasi population.
(A) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(B) (i), (ii) and (iv)
(C) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(D) (i), (iii) and (iv)

58. Out of the following statements on Indian Mineral resources which is/are not true?
(i) Our country is poorly placed in respect of ferrous minerals both in reserves and production
(ii) India is well endowed with non – ferrous metallic minerals except bauxite
(iii) Among the non metallic mineral produced in India, mica is the important one
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (ii) and (iii)
(C) (i) only
(D) (iii) only

59. From the following, identify the category of non conventional energy, for which a plant has been commissioned at Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh
(A) Wind Energy
(B) Geothermal energy
(C) Bio energy
(D) All the above

60. A man goes to his office from his house at a speed of 30 km/hr and returns at a speed 20 km/hr. If he takes 5 hours in going and coming, what is the distance between his house and office?
(A) 30 km
(B) 40 km
(C) 50 km
(D) 60 km

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  1. Arun says:

    Hello Sir,
    Please update the remaining questions and answers

    thanks in advance


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