Pondicherry UDC Exam 2023 solved question paper

  1. Which of the following is measured by the Lorenz Curve?
    (A) Illiteracy
    (B) Unemployment
    (C) Population growth rate
    (D) Inequality of income

12. Consider the following statements:
(i) The Constitution has defined who would be considered as ‘Anglo Indians’
(ii) The Constitution 102nd Amendment Act allows the continuation of reservation of seats for Anglo Indians in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assembly
(iii) The Governor of a State may nominate two members of the Anglo Indian community to the State Legislative Assembly.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
(A) (i) only
(B) (ii) only
(C) (i) and (iii) only
(D) (i), (ii) and (iii)

  1. The Rampa Rebellion in 1922 was led by
    (A) Alluri Sitaram Raju
    (B) Sant Ravidas
    (C) Kaloji Narayan Rao
    (D) None of the above
  1. French East India Company was formed by
    (A) Jean Baptiste Colbert
    (B) Joseph Francois Dupleix
    (C) Francois Martin
    (D) Bellanger
  1. Three wires of equal lengths are bent in the form of loops. One of the loops is circle, another is a semi-circle and the third one is a square. They are placed in a uniform magnetic field and same electric current is passed through them.
    Which of the following loop configuration will experience greater torque?
    (A) Circle
    (B) Semi-circle
    (C) Square
    (D) All ofthem
  1. Which of the following is NOT true for electromagnetic waves?
    (A) It transports energy
    (B) It transports momentum
    (C) It transports angular momentum
    (D) In vacuum, it travels with different speeds which depend on their frequency
  1. The aqueous solutions of sodium formate, anilinium chloride and potassium cyanide are respectively
    (A) acidic, acidic, basic
    (B) basic, acidic, basic
    (C) basic, neutral, basic
    (D) none of these
  1. __________deals with the distribution of land forms, their origin and the forces causing changes over these landforms.
    (A) Soil Geography
    (B) Geomorphology
    (C) Environmental Geography
    (D) Bio-Geography
  1. Four traditions of geography were introduced by
    (A) Hartshorne
    (B) Gerard Mercator
    (C) William D Pattison
    (D) Humboldt
  1. Which one of the following is NOT the quality of a planet?
    (A) It should orbit around the sun
    (B) It should not be a satellite of any planet
    (C) Due to its own mass and selfgravity, it should get a spherical shape
    (D) It has light or heat of its own
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