Pondicherry UDC Exam 2015 solved question paper

Pondicherry UDC Exam 2015 solved question paper

1. An incandescent lamp is operated at 240 V and the current is 0.5 A. What is the resistance of the lamp?
(A) 120 Ω      (B) 480 Ω        (C) 340 Ω       (D) 240.5 Ω

2. ‘The magnitude of emf induced in a closed circuit is directly proportional to the rate of change of magnetic flux linked with the circuit’. This law is
(A)    Faradays first law of electromagnetic induction
(B)    Faradays second law of electromagnetic induction
(C)    Lenz’s law
(D)    Flemings right hand rule

3. Which of the following statement is incorrect?
(A)    Neutrons are neutral particles with no charge
(B)    The mass of the neutron is slightly greater than that of protons
(C)    Neutrons are stable inside the nucleus and unstable outside the nucleus
(D)    As neutrons are neutral they cannot penetrate any nucleus

4. Match the Chinese Pilgrims with the events connected to them and select the correct answers from the options given :
(i)    Fa-Hien             (a)  Stayed at Nalanda for ten years studying and translating Buddhist
texts and returned to China with a collection of 400 Sanskrit manuscripts
(ii)   Hieuen Tsang   (b)  Came to India via Central Asia; only interested in Buddhism and his
report does not contain much political information
(iii) I-tsing                 (c)  Left India with 20 horses loaded with 657 Buddhist texts and 150 relics
and spent his life in studying and translating Buddhist texts
Options :
(A)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c)
(B)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(C)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(D)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)

5. Match the Awards with its winners :
(i) Saraswati Samman                                       (a) Sania Mirza
(ii) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna  Award               (b) Bhalchandra Nemade
(iii) Sangitha Kalanithi Award                          (c)  M. Veerapa Moily
(iv) Jnanpita Award                                          (d)  Sanjay  Subramaniyam
Options :
(A)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(b)
(B)    (i)-(a), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(b)
(C)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(c)
(D)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c), (iv)-(d)

6. Match the following which were in news recently
(i) IGAD – Plus             (a) A scheme for online release of New LPG connection to consumers
(ii) Mosquirix               (b) A zero Carbon planned city in Abu Dhabi .
(iii) Masdar                   (c) First licensed human vaccine against malarial
(iv) SAHAJ                   (d) Agreement on the resolution of conflict in the Republic of Sudan
Options :
(A)    (i)-(d), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(c)
(B)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(b)
(C)    (i)-(d), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(a)
(D)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(c)

7. Match the following types of graft or transplantation :
(i) Autograft          (a)  Graft between Syngeneic individuals
(ii) Isograft            (b)  Tissue of the original donor is grafted back into the same donor
(iii) Homograft       (c)  Graft between allogenic individual
Options :
(A)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(b)
(B)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(C)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c)
(D)    (i)-(a), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(c)

8. Which one of the following is correct?
(A)  Sickle cell anaemia is a genetic syndrome caused by an autosomal mutant allele Haemoglobin
(B)  Agammaglobulinemia is an erythroblastic anaemia due to homozygous recessive gene expression in children
(C)  Thalassemia is a recessive gene disease where in r-globulin synthesis fails to occur
(D) None of the above

9. The Indian Constitution has borrowed certain provisions from the constitution of other countries. Match the provisions borrowed from other countries.
(i)  The Institution of speaker and his role                                     (a)  Irish Constitution
(ii)  Power of Judicial review and independence of judiciary      (b)  British Constitution
(iii) The idea of  Residual Powers                                                   (c)  United States Constitution
(iv) Directive Principles of State Policy                                          (d) Canadian Constitution
Options :
(A)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(c)
(B)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(c); (iii)-(d); (iv)-(a)
(C)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(a)
(D)    (i)-(d), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(a)

10. Which provision of the constitution explicitly clarifies that a policy like reservation will not be seen as a violation of Right to Equality?
(A)    Article 16 (1)
(B)    Article 16 (2)
(C)    Article 16 (3)
(D)    Article 16 (4)

11. Dr. Ambedkar considered one of the following as “heart and soul of the constitution”. Identify the same.
(A)    Right to Equality
(B)    Right against Exploitation
(C)    Right to Constitutional Remedy
(D)    Right to Freedom of Religion

12. Identify which of the following is not true about Pradhan Mantri Suraksa Bhima Yojna
(A)    Persons upto 60 years are eligible under this scheme
(B)    Provides Insurance coverage for Rs. 2 lakh for one year against accidental death
(C)    Rs. 12/- is the annual premium directly auto debited by the bank from the Subscriber’s account
(D)    It is mandatory to have a Bank account in this scheme

13.    Match the books and its authors :
(i)    Ethics for New Millennium          (a) Kuldip Nayar
(ii)  Between the lines                          (b) Vikram Seth
(iii) Power Politics                                 (c) Dalai lama
(iv) An Equal music                              (d) Arundhati Roy
Options :
(A)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(c), (iv)-(a)
(B)    (i)-(d), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(a)
(C)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(c)
(D)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(b)

14.    Name the awards, which is conferred annually in the United States for the accomplishments in journalism,literature and music
(A)    Magsaysay award
(B)    Pulitzer prize
(C)    Man Booker Prize
(D)    Right livelihood award

15.    Match the following :
(i)   Carrying capacity / of the environment      (a) That meets the need of the present generation without
compromising the ability of the future generation to
meet their own needs.
(ii) Absorptive capacity / of the environment   (b) Implies that the resource environment extraction is
not above the rate of regeneration of the resource and
the waste generated are within the assimilating
capacity of the environment
(iii) Sustainable development                              (c)  Means the ability of the environment to absorb
Options :
(A)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(a)
(B)    (i)-(a), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b)
(C)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(b), (iii)-(a)
(D)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(c)

16. Match the following and choose the correct options:
(i) Union List                  (a) Trade and commerce
(ii) State List                   (b) Cyber Laws
(iii) Concurrent List      (c) Foreign Trade
(iv) Residuary Power     (d) Trade Unions
Options :
(A)    (i)-(c), (ii)-(a), (iii)-(d), (iv)-(b)
(B)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(c), (iv)-(a)
(C)    (i)-(d), (ii)-(c), (iii)-(b), (iv)-(a)
(D)    (i)-(b), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(c)

17 Choose the statement Which is not True from the following :
(A) The Constitution provides for reservation of seats in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
(B) The number of seats reserved for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are in proportion to their share in the population of India
(C) The Delimitation Commission is appointed by President of India and works in collaboration with the Election Commission of India.
(D) The Delimitation Commission picks constituencies spread in different regions of the states and reserve them for Scheduled Tribes even if the number of Scheduled Tribes population are minimum in them.

18. Match the following passes with their locations and choose the correct options.
(i)Zoji La                   (a) Zaskar
(ii)Banihal                (b) Great Himalayas
(iii)Photu La            (c) Ladakh
(iv)Khardung La     (d) Pir Panjal
Options :
(A) (i)-(b), (ii)—(d), (iii)-(c), (iv)-(a)
(B) (i)—(c), (ii)—(d), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(b)
(C) (i)—(d), (ii)—(c), (iii)—(b), (iv)-(a)
(D) (i)—(b), (ii)-(d), (iii)-(a), (iv)-(c)

19. Identify the Biosphere Reserves recognized by the UNESCO
(A) Nilgiri, Nokrek, Sunderbans and Gulf of Mannar
(B) Nilgiri, Nanda Devi,Sunderbans and Gulf of Mannar
(C) Agasthyamalai, Nanda Devi, Sunderbans and Gulf of Mannar
(D) Nilgiris, Nanda Devi, Sunderbans and Pachmari

20. Which one of the following statement on the initial conditions for the emergence of Tropical Cyclone is not true?
(a) Large and continuous supply of warm and moist air that can release enormous latent heat is essential
(B) Absence of Coriolis force near the equator stimulates the formation of tropical cyclone between 0°-5° latitude
(C) Unstable condition through the troposphere that creates local disturbance around which a cyclone develops
(D) Absence of strong verticals wind wedge which disturbs the vertical transport of latent heat