Pondicherry UDC Exam 2023 solved question paper

1. Identify the other name for Macro Economics
(A) Price Theory
(B) Income Theory
(C) Market Theory
(D) Micro Theory
1. Which of the following statements are correct about Self Help Groups (SHG)?
i. The SHGs promote thrift in small proportions by a minimum contribution from each member.
ii. From the pooled money, credit is given to the needy members to be repayable in small instalments at high interest rates
iii. SHGs have helped In the empowerment of women.
iv. Such credit provisions are generally referred to as micro-credit programmes.
(A) i, ii, iii and iv
(B) ii, iii, .and iv
(C) ii and iv
(D) i, iii and iv
1. Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Arabian Sea?
(B) Sabarmati
(C) Mandovi

4. Match the following:

A) I -iv, II-iii, III-ii, IV-i
(B) I-iv, II-iii, III -i, IV-ii
(C) I-iii , II-ii, III-i, IV-iv
(D) I-ii, II-i, III-iv, IV-iii

1. The study of inscriptions is called
(A) Epigraphy
(B) Cartography
(C) Calligraphy
(D) Archaeology
1. Two identical conducting balls having positive charges q1, and q2 are separated by a centre to centre distance r. If they are made to touch each other and then separated to the same distance, the force between them will be
(A) less than before
(B) same as before
(C) more than before
(D) zero
1. In India electricity is supplied for domestic use at 220 V. It is supplied at 110 V in USA.
If the resistance of a 60W bulb for use in India is R, the resistance of a 60W bulb for use in USA will be
(A) R
(B) 2R
(C) R/4
(D) R/2
1. The line integral of magnetic field over a closed loop is μ0 times net current enclosed by the loop. It is called
(A) Gauss’s law
(B) Ampere’s circuital law
(C) Tangent Law
(D) Maxwell Law
1. Which of the following statements are correct with regard to economic reforms in India?
i. Outsourcing is emerging as a major activity in industrial and service sectors.
ii. During the reforms, growth of agriculture and industry has gone down but the service sector has registered growth.
iii. Reforms have benefited the agriculture sector. There has also been an increase in public investment in this sector.
iv. Industrial sector growth has slowed down due to availability of cheaper imports and lower investment.
(A) i, ii, iii and iv
(B) ii, iii and iv
(C) i, ii and iv
(D) i , iii and iv
1. Which of the following is a direct tax?
(A) Excise duty
(B) Income tax
(C) Customs duty
(D) Service tax

Pondicherry LDC Exam 2012 Question paper & Answer key

Pondicherry LDC Exam 2012 solved question paper

1) The material used for electrical fuse wire should have
(A) high resistivity
(B) low resistivity
(C) low melting point
(D) high melting point

2) Siladitya was the title of
(A) Ashoka
(B) Bimbisara
(C) Samudragupta
(D) Harshavardhana

3) The state/union territory of India which has larger female population than male population as per 2011 Census is
(A) West Bengal
(B) Mizoram
(C) Nagaland
(D) Puducherry

4) Rama was facing East. He walked 4 km forward, then turned to his right and walked 3 km. Again he turned to his right and walked 4 km. Then he turned back. Which direction Rama is facing now?
(A) East
(B) West
(C) North
(D) South

5) Whose birthday has been celebrated as National Mathematics Day in India
(A) Srinivasa Ramanujam
(B) C.V. Raman
(C) Amartya Sen
(D) H.C. Bose

6) The Theosophical Society was first established in
(A) New York
(B) London
(C) Paris
(D) Chennai

7) The largest gland in the human body is
(B) Pituitary gland
(C) Liver
(D) Thyroid gland

8) Which Article of the Indian Constitution was called by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar ao tho ‘Heart and Soul of the Constitution’?
(A) 32
(B) 17
(C) 19
(D) 15

9) Which Article of Indian Constitution deals with the procedure for Amendment of Indian Constitution?
(A) 369
(B) 370
(C) 368
(D) 371

10) An air bubble in water acts like a
(A) Convex mirror
(B) Convex lens
(C) Concave mirror
(D) Concave lens

11) How many letters of the English alphabet (Capitals) appear same when looked at in a mirror?
(A) 9
(B) 10
(C) 11
(D) 12

12) In the context of the Indian defence, what is Dhruv?
(A) Aircraft-carrying ship
(B) Missile-carrying submarine
(C) Advanced light Helicopter
(D) Intercontinental ballistic missile

13) While lifting a bucket of water from a well, we feel that the bucket
(A) Becomes lighter above the surface of water
(B) Becomes heavier above the surface of water
(C) Loses density on coming out of the water
(D) Has gained mass on coming out of the water

14) The flying of birds is a proof of Newton’s
(A) First Law
(B) Second Law
(C) Third Law
(D) Both Second and Third laws

15) In a doctor’s stethoscope, the sound is intensified because of
(A) Resonance of sound
(B) Constructive interference
(C) Principle of superposition of waves
(D) Reflection of sound

16) When the earth reaches its perihelion,
(A) It is nearest to the moon
(B) It is nearest to the sun
(C) It is farthest from the moon
(D) It is farthest from the sun

17) Which state has the largest- areas under tank irrigation?
(B) Orissa
(C) West Bengal
(D) Karnataka

18) Which one of the following rivers does not originate in India?
(A) Beas
(B) Cheenab
(C) Ravi
(D) Sutlej

19) In India how many states share the coast line?
(A) 7
(B) 8
(C) 9
(D) 10

20) It ——not look like a great deal today, but back then it was a coup: no man before —– to import tea directly into Europe.
The option that will best fill in the blanks in the above sentences would be :
(A) may, has dared
(B) may, had dared
(C) might, has dared
(D) might, have dared

21) Who was appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor in the Ministry of Finance?
(A) C. Rangarajan
(B) Raghuram Rajan
(C) Mukul Roy
(D) Ajay Maken

22) Which sports person has announced that he will not contest against US Antidoping Agency charges of doping?
(A) Carl Lewis
(B) Lance Armstrong
(C) George Hincapie

23) Name the captain of India’s Under-19 team under whose captaincy India won the U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012
(A) Prashant Chopra
(B) Akshdeep Nath
(C) Virat Kohli
(D) Unmukt Chand

24) Who was assigned the task of partitioning India in 1947?
(A) Allen Octayian Hume
(B) Lord Lytton
(C) Sir Cyril Radcliffe
(D) Lord Mountbatten

25) Inflation occurs when aggregate supply is
(A) more than aggregate demand
(B) less than aggregate demand
(C) equal to aggregate demand
(D) none of the above

Way to success UDC 2022 Strategy Approach

Approach for UDC 2022 Exam with comparison to UDC 2015 & 2012 Exam

 Sl. No Subject Major Division No. of Qns in 2012 No. of Qns in 2015 Expected in2022 Subject wise Total 2022 Ancient 3 3 3 1 History Medieval 4 6 5 15 Modern 7 8 7 2 Geography 12 9 10 10 3 Polity 12 13 12 12 Physics 3 6 4 4 Science Chemistry 5 2 3 13 Biology 6 6 6 5 English 10 9 10 10 6 Economics 6 4 5 5 7 Aptitude 10 12 10 10 8 General Knowledge 8 11 12 12 9 Current Affairs 12 13 13 13 Grand Total 100 100 100

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Examination held on 25-10-2015

 Qn .No Series ‘A’ Series ‘B’ Series ‘C’ Series ‘D’ 1 B B A D 2 B A C A 3 D A C B 4 D C B A 5 A C B A 6 C B B D 7 C A D B 8 A C B A 9 B B C C 10 D B A C 11 C D D B 12 A C C B 13 D B B B 14 B B A A 15 A C C C 16 A A A A 17 D D B A 18 D C C B 19 B D A D 20 B A D D 21 D B A C 22 D D D C 23 A B C B 24 D C B A 25 C B D B 26 A D C C 27 A A C A 28 C C A C 29 D D D B 30 C C B C 31 D D A C 32 A A A D 33 B B A C 34 D A A D 35 C B A A 36 C A D B 37 A D D B 38 D C D D 39 D A D D 40 A A B A 41 C B A B 42 B C D A 43 D D C D 44 D A D C 45 C D D B 46 B C A B 47 A C A A 48 D C C D 49 A B D D 50 C D C A 51 C C A C 52 B B B D 53 B D A C 54 C C A D 55 A D C C 56 C A C D 57 B A B A 58 A D D B 59 B B C D 60 D B D B 61 A B A B 62 D A B A 63 C A B B 64 C C D C 65 A A D B 66 A C C C 67 D B D A 68 A C A A 69 A C B D 70 D A A C 71 C B D A 72 A D A D 73 C A B B 74 B D C A 75 A B C B 76 C A C C 77 B D B D 78 B D D D 79 D C D A 80 C D A D 81 D D B A 82 A B B D 83 B C C C 84 A B C D 85 B A D C 86 C D C C 87 B C C A 88 D B B C 89 B D D B 90 B D B D 91 C A A C 92 B D D B 93 C A C B 94 C C C D 95 B B B A 96 A D B D 97 C C D C 98 B A A D 99 B A D C 100 D D B A

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Way to Success UDC 2015 – Strategic Approach

Approach for UDC 2015 Exam with comparison to UDC 2012 Exam

 Sl. No Subject Major Division No. of Qns in 2012 Total Expected in2015 Total Ancient 3 3 1 History Medieval 4 14 4 15 Modern 7 8 2 Geography 12 10 3 Polity 12 10 Physics 3 4 4 Science Chemistry 5 14 4 15 Biology 6 7 5 English 10 10 6 Economics 6 8 7 Aptitude 10 10 8 General Knowledge 10 8 9 Current Affairs 12 14 Grand Total 100 100

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Dear Aspirants,

How Easy or Difficult to get a post out of 500 posts for UDC ???

Basic overview

• Till date there are 50000 members registered for the UDC 2015 examination.
• Out of which lets assume, Serious preparation for the exam will be around 10,000 members maximum.

So what is the real Competition ???

• To get a post what is the ratio ?

Posts : Real competitors

500 : 10,000

1 : 20

• So  to get a single post you have to compete with 20 members.
• so getting a post is not that much tough if you are a serious contestant.

Basic Traits to Face the Exam

Physical & Mental ability

• Since from starting preparation for the exam many aspirants least care about their physical strength and mainly concentrate on preparing notes, reading, solving problems etc..
• always bear in mind Physical health is equally important to your mental health, if you are not physically sound you cannot concentrate on studies and difficult to recollect in the examination.

Tips for maintain health

– Drink water regularly when you are studying.

– Sleep well don’t strain your self in late nights.

– Refresh yourself by a walk for few minutes.

– Concentrate on variety of subject then focus on a particular subject for a long time.

Smart worker   Vs   Hard worker

• Always be a smart worker than a hard worker, when a competition exam its is highly stated that a smart worker has more chance of winning than a hard worker.
• Smart worker mainly chooses the relevant information for the exam an focus on it whereas hard workers go on studying everything and mess up in the examination.

Confidence

• This is the foremost trait every aspirants should have in their minds. Yes “I will make success and get a post“.  Always tell your mind i am going on the right track and sure i  will make success.
• Never bother about tough competition, make your mind free.
• Never give up, some students start preparing seriously when the notification published but after a week or days they slowly gets lag by fear of vast syllabus and subjects.

what ever may be, confidence & never give-up policy will give you a fruitful result

Note: No person will solve all the 100 questions correctly, getting minimum 70 to 80 will sure get a chance to win the race

Pondicherry UDC Exam 2012 Question paper & Answer key

1. Match the following sites of Indus Valley civilization with their findings and select the correct answer from the options given
(i) Harappa         (a) Water reservoirs formed here may have been used to store water for agriculture
(ii) Chalhudaro  (b) Terracotta models of plough have been found here
(iii) Cholistan     (c) Almost exclusively devoted to craft production
(iv) Dholavira    (d) In the excavation made during mid 1980’s ornament  consisting three shell rings, a Jasper bead and hundreds of microbeads were found near the skull of a male
Options:
(A) (i) – d (ii) – a (iii) – b (iv) – c
(B) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – c
(C) (i) – d (ii) – c (iii) – b (iv) – a
(D) (i) – b (ii) – c (iii) – d (iv) – a

2. Which of the following is the busiest waterway in the world?
(A) Suez Canal Waterway
(B) North Pacific Waterway
(C) Panama Canal Waterway
(D) North Atlantic Waterway

3. Match the following rivers with the correct statements and select the answer from the options given.
(i) Kosi                 (a) Once known as the ‘Sorrow of Bengal’
(ii) Alaknanda    (b) Also known as the “Sorrow of Bihar”
(iii) Damodar     (c) Flows through the Rift Valley
(iv) Tapi            (d) Its tributary Mandakini is also called as Kali Ganga
Options:
(A) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – b
(B) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – c
(C) (i) – c (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – b
(D) (i) – b (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – c

4. The poison of a cobra affects which of the following first?
(A) Central nervous system
(B) Blood vessels and its linking
(C) Heart
(D) Brain

5. Pedology is the study of
(A) Soil
(B) Microbes
(C) Worms
(D) Fungus

6. Based on the amount of Yolk present the mammalian eggs are classified as one of the following type. Name it
(A) Microlecithal
(B) Mesolecithal
(C) Alecithal
(D) Macrolecithal

7. Excessive appetite leading to increased intake of food is known as
(A) Polyurea
(B) Polydipsia
(C) Polyphagia
(D) Polymorphia

8. Match the following alliviation programme of India with their aims.
(i) SJSRY               (a) Aims to generate wage employment for the poor unskilled people living in rural areas
(ii) SGSY                (b) Aims at creating employment opportunities both self employment and wage employment in urban areas
(iii) SGRY              (c) Aims at improving the food and nutritional status of the poor
(iv) ICDC              (d) The govt. provides partial financial assistance to Self Help Groups through banks
Options:
(A) (i) – d (ii) – b (iii) – a (iv) – c
(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

9. Which of the following statements are true with regard to Rashtriya Swasthya Bhima Yojna
(i) All employees of Public Sector and Private Sector establishments get these benefits
(ii) It is a Health Insurance Scheme
(iii) This scheme is for the benefit of unorganized workers
(iv) In India 7% of workers will get benefited
Options:
(A) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(B) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(C) (ii) and (iii)
(D) (i) and (iv)

10. Which of the following are true of the Keshava Nand Bharati case-Select the correct answer from the options given?
(i) Upheld the 24th Amendment of the constitution
(ii) Gave back the Parliament the right to amend any part of the constitution including fundamental rights
(iii) Held that the parliament does not have any right to amend the fundamental rights
(iv) Held that the parliament does not have the right to amend the basic structure of the constitution
Options
(A) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(B) (i), (ii) and (iv)
(C) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(D) (i), (ii) and (iii)

11. The employees who are not included in the purview of the Administrative Tribunals include the following category.
(A) Employees of the Supreme Court and High courts
(B) Employees of the Secretariat of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
(C) Armed forces personnels
(D) All the above category

12. Identify the statement which is not true of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
(A) CAG is not represented by any Ministry
(B) CAG’s expenses are charged under the Consolidated Fund of India
(C) After a CAG ceases to hold his office, he is eligible for further office only under Govt. of lndia
(D) The CAG Audits the accounts related to Consolidated Fund of India and Public Accounts of India In both Central and State level

13. Which test is used to predict dengue fever?
(A) Dick Test
(B) Widal Test
(C) Tourniquet Test
(D) Elisa Test

14. Who of the following is regarded as the Architect of Indian Planning?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
(C) Amritya Sen

15. Identify the correct match related to environment protection and select the correct answer from the options given below.
(i) Montreal protocol                         (a) Emphasises on protecting the future; the -present generation should bequeath a better environment to its future generation
(ii) Kyoto protocol                              (b) Banned the use of Chlorofloro carbon (CFC) compound and other ozone depleting chemical compounds known as halons
(iii) Brundtland commission             (c) Resulted in an International Agreement to fight global warming which called for reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases by industrialized nations.
Options:
(A) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – b
(B) (i) – b (ii) – c (iii) – a
(C) (i) – c (ii) – b (iii) – a
(D) (i) – b (ii) – a (iii) – c

16. Match the following with the words giving opposite meanmg and select the correct answer from the options.
(i) Enslave      (a) squander
(ii) Misfire      (b) emancipate
(iii) Hoard      (c) succeed
options:
(A) (i) – b (ii) – c (iii) – a
(B) (i) – a (ii) – c (iii) – b
(C) (i) – c (ii) – b (iii) – a
(D) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – b

17. Find out which one of the following explanation correctly matches the word given below.
Stationery
(A) Not moving or changing
(B) Paper and other writing materials
(C) A floor of a building
(D) A place where something IS located

18. Find out which one of the following explanation correctly matches the word given below:
Counseller
(A) A member of an administrative or advisory body of people
(B) A garment worth around the neck
C) A small entrance
(D) A person who gives guidance on personal and psychological problem

19. Match the following and select the correct matching from the options given.
(i) Ramanujacharya              (a) Advaita
(ii) Sankara                            (b) Dvaitadvaita
(iv)Nimbarka                        (d) Dvaita
Options:
(A) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – b (iv) – d
(B) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – c (iv) – a
(C) (i) – b (ii) – a (iii) – c (iv) – d
(D) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – b

20. Which one of the following is not correct?
(A) Alberuni wrote                 Kitab-ul-Hind
(B) Ibin Battutah wrote         Taj-Ul-Masajid
(C) Firdausi wrote                  Shah Namah
(D) Amir Khusru wrote        Tughlaq Namah

21. The correct sequence of the dynasties that ruled the Vijayanagar Empire may be selected.
(A) Saluva, Sangama, Tuluva, Araveedu
(B) Sangama, Tuluva, Saluva, Araveedu
(C) Sangama, Saluva, Tuluva, Araveedu
(D) Tuluva, Saluva, Sangama, Araveedu

22. Match the following and select the correct answer from the options.
(i) Stratosphere           (a) This layer reflects radiowaves transmitted from the earth back to the earth
(ii) Mesosphere            (b) This layer is above the troposphere
(iii) Ionosphere            (c) Hydrogen and Helium predominates in this region
(iv) Exosphere             (d) Extends upto 80km and temperature decreases with the height
Options:
(A) (i) – c (ii) – a (iii) – d (iv) – b
(B) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – a (iv) – c
(C) (i) – d (ii) – c (iii) – b (iv) – a
(D) (i) – b (ii) – d (iii) – c (iv) – a

23. Which of the following are natural polymers? Choose the correct answer from the options.
(i) Glyptal
(ii) Silk
(iii) Protein
(iv) Bakellite
Options:
(A) (i) and (ii) are correct
(B) (ii) and (iii) are correct
(C) (i) and (iii) are correct
(D) (iii) and (iv) are correct

24. The chemical formula of Marshals acid is
(A) H2S2O7
(B) H2SO3
(C) H2SO5
(D) H2S2O8

25. Which of the following is/are stable ?
(A) 2He3
(B)2He5
(C)2He4
(D) All are stable