Pondicherry UDC Exam 2015 solved question paper

61. Find out the odd one out:
187, 264, 386, 473, 682 , 781.
(A) 386
(B) 187
(C) 781
(D) 682

62. In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, what was the number of valid votes that the other candidate got?
(A) 2800
(B) 2500
(C) 2100
(D) 2700

63. The average monthly income of A and B is Rs. 5,050. The average monthly income of Band C is Rs. 6,250 and the average monthly income of A and C is Rs. 5,200. What is the monthly income of A?
(A) Rs. 2000
(B) Rs. 3000
(C) Rs. 4000
(D) Rs. 5000

64. Which of the following statement/s related to Cabinet Mission is/are true?
(i) The Cabinet Mission proposed a United India with a loose three tier confederation
(ii) Provincial assemblies grouped into three sections : Section A for Hindu majority provinces and Section Band C for Muslim majority provinces
(iii) Congress wanted the grouping to be compulsory and Muslim League wanted the provinces to be given right to join a group
(iv) Cabinet Mission clarified that grouping will be compulsory first but the provinces had the right to opt out after the constitution had been finalized and new elections held in accordance with it
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (iii) and (iv)
(C) (i), (ii) and (iv)
(D) (iv) only

65. Match the following
(i) B-Chromosomes (a) Occur in Chromosomes cancer cells
(ii) Double minutes (b) Super numeracy chromosome
(iii) Polytene Chromosome (c) Known as chromosome salivary glands
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c)
(B) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(C) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(D) (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)

66. The largest lymphoid organ which serves as the graveyard for effete red blood cells is
(A) Spleen
(B) Thymus
(C) Liver
(D) Bone marrow

67. Match the sports personalities with the recent news and sports. Select the correct answer from the options:
(i) Abhishek Verma (a) Won Gold medal in Archery World Cup stage 3 competition at Wroclaw Poland
(ii) Carolina Mazin (b) Top ranked tennis player appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF
(iii) Novak Djikovic (c) The Australian cricket captain who retired from Test cricket after Australia’s defeat in Ashes series to England
(iv) Michael Clarke (d) Defeated Saina Nehwal in the world Badminton Championship in Jakarta
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(c), (iv)-(a)
(B) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(d)
(C) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(a)
(D) (i)-(a), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(c)

68. Match the years with the events that
took place and select the correct answers from the options given.
(i) 1853          (a) Universities set up in Calcutta, Bombay and Madras
(ii) 1857        (b) Submarine cable laid through the Red Sea between England and India
(iii) 1870       (c) First telegraph line from Calcutta to Agra was opened
Options :
(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)

69. Which of the following statement is correct?
(A) Nuclear reaction involve emission of alpha, beta and gamma particles from the nucleus
(B) Nuclear reaction is not balanced in terms of both mass and energy
(C) The energy involved is expressed in Kilo joules per mole.
(D) New element/ isotope may not be produced during nuclear reaction

70. Which of the following National Waterways denotes the Kakinada and Pondicherry stretch?
(A) NWl
(B) NW2
(C) NW3
(D) NW4

71. Match the following:
(i) Karve committee                             (a) Expenditure on education
(ii) Sen Index                                        (b) Determination of Poverty line
(iii) Tapas Majumdar committee     (c) Small scale industry
(A) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(B) (i)-(a), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b)
(C) (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(D) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)

72. Name the titular head of Mughal Empire from who the British East India Company secured Divani or the right to collect revenue of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa.
(A) Shah Alam II
(B) Muhammad Shah
(C) Alamgir II
(D) Akbar Shah II

73. Match the Architectural style with their specimen and select the correct answers from the option.
(i) Nagara style (a) Khajuraho in Bundelkhand
(ii) Kashmir style (b) Martanda temple built by Lalitaditya Mukapida
(iii) Jain style (c) Temples of Dilwara and Satrunjaya
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(B) (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(C) (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)
(D) (i)-(a), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b)

74. Identify the statements which are true about the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission(NCDRC)
(i) The commission is a quasi judicial commission set up in 1988 under the Consumer Protection Act of 1988
(ii) The consumer Affairs Dept., has dragged Nestle India In the Maggi Noodles case to NCDRC
(iii) If any person is aggrieved by an order of NCDRC, he may prefer appeal against such orders only to the Supreme court
(iv) The commission is presently headed by Dr. Rakesh Sharma
(A) (i), (ii) a nd (iv)
(B) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(C) (i) and (iii)
(D) (i) and (iv)

75. Identify the statement which is not true about the recently launched GSLV D -6 satellite?
(A) This satellite IS an advanced Remote sensing satellite
(B) The satellite is placed in the Geostationary altitude
(C) The satellite was launched from Sathish Dhavan space centre
(D) This IS the second successful consecutive launch of the GSLV series

76. Which of the statement on New Economic policy adopted by India is/are not true?
(i) India adopted New Economic Policy from the year 2001
(ii) The New Economic Policy was introduced due to the conditionalites of World Bank and International Monetary fund
(iii) The thrust was towards creating a more competitive environment in the economy and removing barriers to entry and growth of firms
(iv) It includes short term stabilisation measures and long term structural reforms
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (ii) and (iv)
(C) (i) only
(D) (ii) only

77. Who said the following?
“Geography has made us neighbours. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put as under”
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) John F. Kennedy
(C) Winston Churchill
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

78. Which of the following statements are not true of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?
(i) NHRC is headed by a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
(ii) Out of the four members, two should be retired. High Court Judges and two other members will be from prominent personalities
(iii) NHRC functions include inquiry at its own initiative or on a petition presented to it by a victim into complaint of violation of human rights
(iv) NHRC has powers of prosecution based on its inquiry.
Options :
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (ii) and (iv)
(C) (iii) and (iv)
(D) (i) and (iv)

79. It is a branch of science which deals with the study of growing old
(A) Cryogenics
(B) Myology
(C) Anthology
(D) Gerontology

80. Identify the inventor of CT Scan
(A) Raymond Vahan Damadian
(B) Wilson Greatbatch
(C) Godfrey Hounsfield
(D) Narinder Singh Kapany

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  1. Arun says:

    Hello Sir,
    Please update the remaining questions and answers

    thanks in advance


    QP with solution

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