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Bihar PCS (BPSC) Preliminary Exam Paper- 2018

Bihar PCS (BPSC) Preliminary Exam Paper- 2018

1. Which of the following smart cities has become the India’s first city to run on 100% renewable energy during daytime?

(A) Bengaluru
(B) Jaipur
(C) Indore
(D) Diu
(E) None of the above

2. Mahmoud Abu Zeid has won the 2018 UNESCO/ Guillermo Cano World Pres Freedon Priz(E) He hails from which country?

(A) Israel
(B) Iraq
(C) ran
(D) Egypt
(E) None of the above

3. The bilateral military exercise ‘Harimau Shakti 2018’ has been conducted between India and which country?

(A) Indonesia
(B) Malaysia
(C) New Zealand
(D) South Korea
(E) None of the above

4. Which Union Ministry has launched the Second Edition of the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’?

(A) The Ministry of Home Affairs
(B) The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
(C) The Ministry of Human Resource Development
(D) The Ministry of Rural Development
(E) None of the above

5. Which Union Ministry in collaboration with Google India has launched a 360 Virtual Reality (VR) video of ‘Incredible India’?

(A) The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
(B) The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
(C) The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(D) The Ministry of Tourism
(E) None of the above

6. Which city hosted India’s firstever nationwide food archaeology conference ‘ArchaeoBroma’?

(A) Mumbai
(B) New Delhi
(C) Indore
(D) Surat
(E) None of the above

7. What is the India’s rank in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index [WPFI]?

(A) 136th
(B) 138th
(C) 135th
(D) 137th
(E) None of the above

8. Which institute has been awarded the 2018 National Intellectual Property Award in the category Top R & D Institution / Organization for Patents and Commercialization?

(A) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
(B) The Indian Space Research Organization
(C) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
(D) The Defence Research and Development Organization
(E) None of the above

9. Which State has topped the list of States with most number of beggars, as per data released by the Union Ministry of Social Justice?

(A) West Bengal
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Bihar
(D) Uttar Pradesh
(E) None of the above

10. Which district has become the India’s first district to have 100% solar powered health centers ?

(A) Kolkata
(B) Chennai
(C) Bengaluru
(D) Surat
(E) None of the above

11. Which Indian sports person had bagged Gold in the Mens 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol Event at the 2018 ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup in Sydney?

(A) Rajkanwar Singh
(B) Anhad Jawanda
(C) B.Sainath
(D) Anish Bhanwala
(E) None of the above

12. Which State Government has signed a pact with Airport Authority of India [AAI] to develop villages in Kamrup?

(A) West Bengal
(B) Mizoram
(C) Nagaland
(D) Assam
(E) None of the above

13. Which State has the highest number of fully covered tribal habitations with the safe drinking water?

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Odisha
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Jharkhand
(E) None of the above

14. ISRO has successfully launched GSAT – 6A satellite from which rocket vehicle?

(A) GSLV – F07
(B) GSLV – F09
(C) GSLV – F05
(D) GSLV – F08
(E) None of the above

15. What is the theme of the 2018 International Day of Forests?

(A) Forests and Water
(B) Forests and Energy
(C) Forests and Sustainable Cities
(D) Forests and Life
(E) None of the above

Q.16. Who has been elected as new President of Egypt?

(A) Moussa Mostafa Moussa
(B) El-Sayyid el-Badawi
(C) Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
(D) Ahmed Shafiq Sisi
(E) None of the above

17. Who has been chosen for the prestigious J.C. Daniel Award for 2017?

(A) Sathyan Anthikkad
(B) K.G.Geogre
(C) Sreekumaran Thampi
(D) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(E) None of the above

18. According to recent data released by Indian Cellular Association [ICA], India acquired what position in world in producing mobile phones?

(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth
(E) None of the above

19. Which State Government has rolled out ‘Rupashree Scheme ‘ for marriage of poor girls?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Odisha
(C) West Bengal
(D) Assam
(E) None of the above

20. NITI Aayog has launched the ‘Atal New India Challenge’ that will provide grants of up to how much amount to innovative products and solutions?

(A) Rs.2 crore
(B) Rs.1 crore
(C) Rs.1.5 crore
(D) Rs.2.5 crore
(E) None of the above

21. Who chaired the first meeting of the think tank on the Framework for National Policy on E-commerce?

(A) Narendra Modi
(B) Arun Jaitley
(C) Suresh Prabhu
(D) Smriti Irani
(E) None of the above

22. Which of the following cities of Bihar does not share border with Nepal?

(A) Madhubani
(B) Kishanganj
(C) Sitamarhi
(D) Purnia
(E) None of the above

23. Which of the following is only UNESCO World Heritage Site present in Bihar State India?

(A) Mahabodhi Vihar
(B) Buddhist Monastery Nalanda
(C) Ancient site of Vikramasl Monastery
(D) Tomb of Sher Shah Sur
(E) None of the above

24. The Union Cabinet has appro MoU India and SAO for cooperation on oil chemical pollution in the South Asian seas region. What did SACEP stand for?

(A) South Asia Compatibility Environment Programme
(B) South Asia Cooperation Environment Programme
(C) South Asia Connective Environment Programme
(D) South Asia Coercive Environment Programme
(E) None of the above

25. Which State Government has recently signed MoU with South Korea to enhance tourism cooperation?

(A) Kerala
(B) Mizoram
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Uttar Pradesh
(E) None of the above

26. The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education [ICFRE] has signed MoU with TIFAC for supporting forest based communities. Where is the head quarters of ICFRE located?

(A) Hyderabad
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Allahabad
(D) Dehradun
(E) None of the above

27. Which of the following teams has won the Newton Bhabha Fund for the project on Groundwater Atomic Research in Ganga River Basin?

(A) India – Russia Joint Team
(B) India – UK Joint Team
(C) India – Japan Joint Team
(D) India – Israel Joint Team
(E) None of the above

28. The Barh Super Thermal Power Station [BSTPS] is located in which State?

(A) Bihar
(B) Karnataka
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Punjab
(E) None of the above

29. The International Solar Alliance [ISA] has recently signed pact with which international organization in promote solar deployment in Asia and Pacific?

(A) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
(B) New Development Bank
(C) African Development Bank
(D) Asian Development Bank
(E) None of the above

30. India has signed a tripart MoU with which countries civil nuclear cooperation?

(A) USA and Nepal
(B) Japan and Myanmar
(C) Russia and Bangladesh
(D) Germany and Sri Lanka
(E) None of the above

31. What is the most significant feature of the Indus Valley Civilization?

(A) Burnt brick buildings
(B) First true arches
(C) Buildings of worship
(D) Art and architecture
(E) None of the above

32. Megasthenes was the ambassador of

(A) Seleucus
(B) Alexander
(C) Darius
(D) The Greeks
(E) None of the above

33. Kautilya’s Arthashastra is a book on

(A) economic relations
(B) principles and practice of statecraft
(C) foreign policy
(D) wealth accumulation
(E) None of the above

34. Tripitakas are the sacred books of the

(A) Jains
(B) Hindus
(C) Parsees
(D) Buddhists
(E) None of the above

35. The central point in Ashram Dhamma is

(A) loyalty to the king
(B) peace and non-violence
(C) respects to elders
(D) religious toleration
(E) None of the above

36. The division of Maur society into seven classes particularly mentioned in

(A) Kautilya’s Arthashastra
(B) Ashokan edicts
(C) the Puranas
(D) the Indica of Megasthen
(E) None of the above

37. The famous Chinese pilgrim Fa-Hien visited India during reign of

(A) Chandragupta I
(B) Chandragupta II
(C) Ramagupta
(D) Srigupta
(E) None of the above

38. The Chola age was famous for

(A) village assemblies
(B) war with the Rashtrakutas
(C) trade with Ceylon
(D) advancement of Tribal culture
(E) None of the above

39. The mighty gateways found at the temples of South India are called

(A) Shikhars
(B) Gopurams
(C) Devalayas
(D) Mandaps
(E) None of the above

40. The remains of Vijayanagara empire are found in

(A) Bijapur
(B) Golonda
(C) Hampi
(D) Baroda
(E) None of the above

41. Who was the first Muslim ruler to formulate the ‘theory of kingship’ similar to the ‘theory of divine right of the kings?

(A) Aibak
(B) Iltutmish
(C) Balban
(D) Alauddin
(E) None of the above

42. Paper came to be used in the

(A) 12th century
(B) 13th century
(C) 14th century
(D) 15th century
(E) None of the above

43. European paintings were introduced in the court of

(A) Humayun
(B) Akbar
(C) Jahangir
(D) Shah Jahan
(E) None of the above

44. Who was the ruler of India when the English East India Company was formed?

(A) Aurangzeb
(B) Akbar
(C) Jahangir
(D) Humayun
(E) None of the above

45. Which of the following Princely States was not annexed by the British?

(A) Sind
(B) Gwalior
(C) Awadh
(D) Satara
(E) None of the above

46. What was the ultimate goal of Gandhiji’s Salt Satyagraha?

(A) Repeal of Salt laws
(B) Curtailment of the government’s power
(C) Economic relief to the common people
(D) ‘Purna Swaraj’ for India
(E) None of the above

47. The Moplah Rebellion of 1921 broke out in

(A) Assam
(B) Kerala
(C) Punjab
(D) Bengal
(E) None of the above

48. The Swadeshi Movement place in India during

(A) the champaran Satyagrah of Gandhiji
(B) the anti-Bengal partition agitation
(C) the protest against Rowlatt Act
(D) the Non-Cooperation Movement
(E) None of the above

49. Bihar Provincial Kisan Sabha was formed in

(A) 1929
(B) 1930
(C) 1931
(D) 1932
(E) None of the above

50. By which Act, Bihar became separate province?

(A) The Government of India Act of 1935
(B) The Government of India Act of 1919
(C) The Indian Councils of 1909
(D) The Indian Independence Act of 1947
(E) None of the above

51. Which one of the following Committees / Commissions recommended the creation of Nyaya Panchayats?

(A) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
(B) Ashok Mehta Committee
(C) G.V.K. Rao Committee
(D) Sarkaria Commission
(E) None of the above

52. Which one of the following functions is not the concern of Local Self-Government?

(A) Public Health
(B) Sanitation
(C) Public Utility Services
(D) Maintenance of Public Order
(E) None of the above

53. The system of Panchayati Raj is mentioned in

(A) the Union List
(B) the State List
(C) the Concurrent List
(D) None of the above
(E) None of the above

54. 50% reservation for women Panchayati Raj Institutions is leagalized in certain States such as

I. Bihar

II. Uttarkhand

III. Madhya Pradesh

IV. Himachal Pradesh

(A) Only III
(B) Only II and III
(C) II, III and IV
(D) I, II , III and IV
(E) None of the above

55. Money Bill can be presented

(A) only in the Lok Sabha
(B) only in the Rajya Sabha
(C) in both the Houses
(D) in joint meeting of both the Houses
(E) None of the above

56. What is the nature of the Indian Constitution?

(A) Federal
(B) Unitary
(C) Parliamentary
(D) Fedral in nature but unitary in spirit
(E) None of the above

57. Who appoints the Judges of the Supreme Court of India?

(A) The Prime Minister
(B) The President
(C) The Chief Justice of India
(D) The Ombudsman
(E) None of the above

58. Who is the Ex Officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?

(A) The President
(B) The Vice President
(C) The Prime Minister
(D) None of the above
(E) More than one of the above

59. The Prime Minister of India is responsible to whom?

(A) The Cabinet
(B) The President
(C) The Lok Sabha
(D) The Rajya Sabha
(E) None of the above

60. What is the minimum age for a Member of the Parliament?

(A) 18 years
(B) 21 years
(C) 25years
(D) 30 years
(E) None of the above

61. What is the retirement age of the Judges of the Supreme Court?

(A) 60 years
(B) 62 years
(C) 65 years
(D) 70 years
(E) None of the above

62. Who is the highest Civil Service Office of the Central Government?

(A) The Attorney General India
(B) The Cabinet Secretary
(C) The Home Secretary
(D) The Finance Secretary
(E) None of the above

63. One of the problems calculating National Income India is

(A) underemployment
(B) inflation
(C) low level of savings
(D) non-organized sector
(E) None of the above

64. The apex bank for providing agricultural refinance in India

(D) Imperial Bank
(E) None of the above

65. According to the 14th Finance Commission, the percent share of States in the proceeds of the share central tax revenue should be

(A) 32 percent
(B) 35 percent
(C) 40 percent
(D) 42 percent
(E) None of the above

66. Which sector in India attracts the highest FDI equity flow?

(A) Construction Sector
(B) Energy Sector
(C) Automobile Sector
(D) Service Sector
(E) None of the above

67. Who amongst the following is the present Governor of the RBI?

(A) Bimal Jalan
(B) Arvind Subramanian
(C) Raghuram Rajan
(D) Urjit Patel
(E) None of the above

68. The size of the marginal land holding in India is

(A) more than 5 hectares
(B) 2 hectares to 4 hectares
(C) 1 hectare to 2 hectares
(D) less than 1 hectare
(E) None of the above

69. Globalization does not include

(A) reduction in import duties
(B) abolition of import licensing
(C) free flow of FDI
(D) disinvestment of Public Sector Equity
(E) None of the above

70. The Prevention of Laundering Act came into in India during

(A) 1998
(B) 1999
(C) 2001
(D) 2005
(E) None of the above

71. TRIMS stands for

(A) Trade – Related Income Measures
(B) Trade – Related Incentive Measures
(C) Trade – Related Investment Measures
(D) Trade – Related Innovative Measures
(E) None of the above

72. NITI Aayog came into existence on

(A) 1st January , 2014
(B) 1st June, 2014
(C) 1st January, 2015
(D) 1st June, 2015
(E) None of the above

73. ‘Gullak Bachcha Bank’ is a bank based in

(A) Delhi
(A) Delhi
(C) Bhopal
(D) Jaipur
(E) None of the above

74. The base year for All-India Wholesale Price Index [WPI] has been changed by the Government of India from 2004 – 05 to

(A) 2010-11
(B) 2011-12
(C) 2012-13
(D) 2013-14
(E) None of the above

75. According to Indian Population Census, 2011, the percentage of literacy among males and females both is lowest for the State of

(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Bihar
(D) Jammu and Kashmir
(E) None of the above

76. The average size of landholdings in Bihar in comparison with other States is

(A) Lowest
(B) second lowest
(C) highest
(D) second highest
(E) None of the above

77. The latest per capita income at current prices is lowest for the Indian State of

(A) Bihar
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Odisha
(D) Nagaland
(E) None of the above

78. The latest annual per capita consumption of electricity in Bihar is

(A) Lowest
(B) second lowest
(C) highest
(D) second highest
(E) None of the above

79. The average yield of cotton is highest in India for the State of

(A) West Bengal
(B) Bihar
(C) Assam
(D) Andhra Pradesh
(E) None of the above

80. The road length per lakh of population in Bihar is

(A) lowest
(B) second lowest
(C) highest
(D) second highest
(E) None of the above

81. During 10000 BC, the population of the world was

(A) 2 million
(B) 3 million
(C) 4 million
(D) 5 million
(E) None of the above

82. Cocos Plate lies between

(A) Central America and Pacific Plate
(B) South America and Pacific Plate
(C) Red Sea and Persian Gulf
(D) Asiatic Plate and Pacific Plate
(E) None of the above

83. ‘Rust Bowl’ of the USA is associated with which one of the following regions?

(A) Great Lakes region
(B) Alabama region
(C) California region
(D) Pittsburg region
(E) None of the above

84. Which one of the following approaches is associated with Prof. Amartya Sen?

(A) Basic needs Approach
(B) Capability Approach
(C) Income Approach
(D) Welfare Approach
(E) None of the above

85. Which one of the following is known as the ‘Coffee Port’ of the world?

(A) Sao Paulo
(B) Santos
(C) Rio de Janerio
(D) Buenos Aires
(E) None of the above

86. Which one of the following States has the highest percentage of area under forests?

(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Arunachal Pradesh
(E) None of the above

87. Which one of the following soils is deposited by rivers?

(A) Red soil
(B) Black soil
(C) Alluvial soil
(D) Laterite soil
(E) None of the above

88. What is the share of hydro electric power in the total electricity produced in India?

(A) 10 percent
(B) 12 percent
(C) 20 percent
(D) 22 percent
(E) None of the above

89. Which Census year is called ‘Demographic Divide’ in the population study of India?

(A) 1911
(B) 1921
(C) 1931
(D) 1941
(E) None of the above

90. The largest number of cotton mills in Tamil Nadu are found in

(A) Chennai
(B) Coimbatore
(C) Madurai
(D) Salem
(E) None of the above

91. Which one of the following States is the leading producer of rubber in India?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh
(E) None of the above

92. National Waterway -1 connects

(A) Kottapuram to Kollam
(B) Sadiya to Dhubri
(C) Haldia to Allahabad
(D) Haldia to Kolkata
(E) None of the above

93. Khetri Belt of Rajasthan State is famous for

(A) Copper mining
(B) Gold Mining
(C) Mica mining
(D) Iron ore mining
(E) None of the above

94. Which one of the following rivers joins the Ganga at Fatuha?

(A) Son
(B) Punpun
(C) Sakri
(D) Balan
(E) None of the above

95. According to Koppean’s climatic classification , the climate of North Bihar may be explained as

(A) Cwg
(B) Aw
(C) CA’w
(D) CB’w
(E) None of the above

96. Which soil is predominantly found in the districts of Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga and Champran?

(A) Black soil
(B) Newer alluvium
(C) Older alluvium
(D) Red soil
(E) None of the above

97. The largest jute-producing district of Bihar is

(A) Siwan
(B) Gaya
(C) Vaishali
(D) Purnia
(E) None of the above

98. Triveni Canal has been constructed on the river

(A) Kosi
(B) Son
(C) Gandak
(D) Kamla
(E) None of the above

99. The salvation place of Mahavirji, the originator of Jain religion , is located at

(A) Maner
(B) Rajgir
(C) Pavapuri
(D) Jalan Fort
(E) None of the above

100. Kaimur Plateau is famous for

(A) copper
(B) limestone
(C) lithium
(D) bauxite
(E) None of the above

101. Swami Sahajanand Saraswati published a journal named

(A) Jankranti
(B) Hunkar
(C) Krishak Samachar
(D) Vidrohi
(E) None of the above

102. Who established a branch of Anushilan Samiti at Patna in 1913?

(A) Rewati Nag
(B) Yadunath Sarkar
(C) Sachindra Nath Sanyal
(D) Mazharul Haque
(E) None of the above

103. Who organized Kisan Sabha at Munger in 1922-23?

(A) Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
(B) Shri Krishna Singh
(C) Mohammed Jubair
(D) K.N.Singh
(E) None of the above

104. Bihar Socialist Party was born in 1934 with its Secretary

(A) Acharya Narendra Dev
(B) Jayaprakash Naryan
(C) Rambriksh Benipuri
(D) Karpoor Thakur
(E) None of the above

105. Who was the member of the Constituent Assembly of India from Bihar?

(A) A.N.Sinha
(B) Rajendra Prasad
(C) Jagjivan Ram
(D) Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra
(E) None of the above

106. The first Indian Ministry in Bihar in 1937 came into existence under whose leadership?

(A) Shri Krishna Singh
(B) Md.Yunu
(C) G.S. Lal
(D) Wahab Ali
(E) None of the above

107. Whom did Rajendra Prasad consider as the father of Pakistan?

(A) Md. Jinnah
(B) Lord Mountbatten
(C) Lord Minto
(D) Liaquat Ali Khan
(E) None of the above

108. When was Patna Lawn renamed as Gandhi Maidan?

(A) During Quit India Movement
(B) During Anti-Simon Commission Rally
(C) During Champaran Satyagrah
(D) On the eve of Independence
(E) None of the above

109. Bombay Presidency Association was established by

(A) Ferozshah Mehta
(B) K.T. Tailang
(C) W.C. Banerjee
(D) Tayabjee
(E) None of the above

110. Who established Imperial Commission Corps?

(A) Lord Minto
(B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Lytton
(D) Lord Ripon
(E) None of the above

111. The Declaration of Partition of Bengal was done on

(A) 19th July, 1905
(B) 7th August, 1905
(C) 15th August, 1905
(D) 16th October, 1905
(E) None of the above

112. Who was given life punishment for the murder of Colonel Wyllie?

(A) Madan Lal Dhingra
(B) Udham Singh
(C) Bhagat Singh
(D) Manmathanath
(E) None of the above

113. The post of the Indian High Commission was created by which Act?

(A) The Indian Councils Act, 1909
(B) The Government of India Act, 1919
(C) The Government of India Act, 1935
(D) The Indian Independence Act, 1947
(E) None of the above

114. The Indian National Congress did not take part in which of the following Round Table Conferences?

(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Participated in all
(E) None of the above

115. Mahatma Gandhi presided over which Session of the Indian National Congress?

(A) 1922
(B) 1924
(C) 1928
(D) 1930
(E) None of the above

116. Who was not the member of the Cabinet Mission?

(A) Pethick – Lawrence
(B) Wavell
(C) Stafford Cripps
(D) A.V. Alexander
(E) None of the above

117. Who wrote the pamphlet ‘How ever’?

(A) Md. Jinnah
(B) Md. Iqbal
(C) Rahmat Ali
(D) Khafi Khan
(E) None of the above

118. Who declared ‘Sati’ illegal?

(A) Warren Hastings
(B) William Bentinck
(C) Cornwallis
(D) Curzon
(E) None of the above

119. When was the Punjab Land Alienation Act passed?

(A) 1850
(B) 1895
(C) 1900
(D) 1905
(E) None of the above

120. The Department of State was established under whose headship?

(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) J.L. Nehru
(C) G.B. Pant
(D) Sardar Patel
(E) None of the above

121. A number when divided by 342 gives a remainder 47. When the same number is divided by 19, what would be the remainder?

(A) 0
(B) 9
(C) 18
(D) 8
(E) None of the above

122. A person who spends 66 2/3 % of his income is able to save Rs.1,200 per month. His monthly expenses (in Rs.) are

(A) 2,400
(B) 3,000
(C) 2,000
(D) 3,600
(E) 2,800

123. A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain pric(E) If he sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be

(A) 140
(B) 200
(C) 100
(D) 160
(E) 120

124. 10 women can complete a work in 7 days and 10 children take 14 days to complete the work. How many days will 5 women and 10 children taken to complete the work?

(A) 6
(B) 5
(C) 3
(D) 7
(E) 4

125. How many numbers between 11 and 90 are divisible by 7?

(A) 10
(B) 9
(C) 13
(D) 12
(E) 11

126. A man can row 7.5 Km per hours in still water. If in a river running at 1.5 Km an hour, it takes him 50 minutes to row to a place and back, how far off is the place?

(A) 3 Km
(B) 4 Km
(C) 2 Km
(D) 5 Km
(E) 7 Km

127. A sum of money invested at compound interest amounts to Rs 4624 in 2 years and to Rs 4913 in 3 years. The sum of money is

(A) Rs 4240
(B) Rs 4280
(C) Rs 4096
(D) Rs 4346
(E) Rs 4406

128. A man buys Rs 20 shared paying 9% dividend. The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is

(A) Rs 18
(B) Rs 15
(C) Rs 21
(D) Rs 25
(E) Rs 20

129. The following pie chart shows the spending of the country on various sports during the particular year. Study the chart carefully and answer the question (Note: Refer your question paper for chart)

How much percent less is spent on football than that of cricket?

(A) 35.5
(B) 29
(C) 32.5
(D) 31
(E) 33.33

130. A invested Rs 76,000 in a business. After few months, B joined him with Rs 57, 000. At the end of the year, the total profit was divided between them in the ratio 2:1, After how many months did B join?

(A) 6
(B) 4
(C) 3
(D) 8
(E) 5

131. Quartz crystals used in clocks are

(A) Sodium silicate
(B) Silicon dioxide
(C) Germanium dioxide
(D) Titanium dioxide
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

132. Bromine is a

(A) Colourless gas
(B) Brown solid
(C) Highly inflammable gas
(D) Red liquid
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

133. Gases used in welding are

(A) Oxygen and hydrogen
(B) Oxygen and nitrogen
(C) Oxygen and acetylene
(D) Hydrogen and acetylene
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

134. Galvanized iron pipes have a coating of

(A) Zinc
(B) Mercury
(C) Lead
(D) Chromium
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

135. The wavelength of visible spectrum is in the range

(A) 1300 A-3900 A
(B) 3900 A-7600 A
(C) 7800 A-8200 A
(D) 8500 A-9800 A
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

136. Detergents used for cleaning clothes are

(A) Carbonates
(B) Bicarbonates
(C) Bismuthates
(D) Sulfonates
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

137. The element excreted through human sweat is

(A) Sulfur
(B) Iron
(C) Magnesium
(D) Zinc
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

138. Blue vitriol is chemically

(A) Sodium sulfate
(B) Nickel sulfate
(C) Copper sulfate
(D) Iron sulfate
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

139. The positively charged part at the centre of the atom is called

(A) Proton
(B) Neutron
(C) Electron
(D) Nucleus
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

140. The conversation of solid directly into gas

(A) Sublimation
(B) Condensation
(C) Evaporation
(D) Boiling
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

141. In human system, insulin controls the metabolism of

(A) fats
(B) carbohydrates
(C) proteins
(D) nucleic acids
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

142. The antibiotic among the following is

(A) penicillin
(B) aspirin
(C) paracetamol
(D) sulfadiazine
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

143. Which of the following is mostly carbohydrate

(A) Wheat
(B) Barley
(C) Rice
(D) Maize
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

144. The heaviest metal among the following is

(A) Gold
(B) Silver
(C) Mercury
(D) Platinum
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

145. Stainless steel is an alloy of

(A) iron and nickel
(B) iron and chromium
(C) copper and chromium
(D) iron and zinc
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

146. To protect broken bones, plaster of paris is used. It is

(A) slaked lime
(B) calcium carbonate
(C) calcium oxide
(D) gypsum
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

147. A hydrocarbon in which two carbon atoms are joined by a double bond is called as an

(A) alkane
(B) alkene
(C) alkyne
(D) ionic bond
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

148. The chemical name of vinegar is

(A) methanol
(B) ethanol
(C) acetic acid
(D) ethyl acetate
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

149. The acid used in car battery is

(A) acetic acid
(B) hydrochloric acid
(C) nitric acid
(D) sulfuric acid
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

150. The gas, which comes out on opening a soda water bottle is

(A) carbon dioxide
(B) hydrogen
(C) nitrogen
(D) sulfur dioxide
(E) None of the above/More than one above.

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