PA/SA Exam Solved Questions/Answer Key 2014: Odisha Circle

PA/SA Exam Solved Questions/Answer Key 2014: Odisha Circle (General Awareness Section)

1) Which of the following award is associated with Agriculture?
(A) Bourlog Award
(B) Shati Swaroop Bhatnagar
(C) Arjun Award
(D) Vyas Samman
Ans. (A) Bourlog Award

2) February 14 is observed as-
(A) World Vegetarian Day
(B) United Nations Day for South South Cooperation
(C) Valentines Day
(D) United Nations Day, recognized by the UN
Ans. (C) Valentines Day

3) The book 'Discover of India' is written by:
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Subhash Chandra Bose
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Sastri
Ans. (C) Jawaharlal Nehru

4) A person who uses his/her experience to gain access to other people's computer to get information illegally or do damage is called as
(A) Spammer
(B) Programmer
(C) Hacker
(D) Instant Messenger
Ans. (C) Hacker

5) How many players are there in a water polo team?
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7
Ans. (D) 7

6) At the time when Nadir Shah attacked Delhi, the Mughal Emperor was
(A) Ahmad Shah
(B) Bahadur Shah
(C) Muhammad Shah
(D) Shah Alam II
Ans. (C) Muhammad Shah

7) Arrange the following states in the increasing order of Population
1. Andhra Pradesh 2. West Bengal 3. Bihar 4. UP
(A) 1,2,3,4
(B) 1,2,4,3
(C) 2,1,3,4
(D) 2,1,4,3
Ans. (A) 1,2,3,4

8) To which one of the following process is the term CMYK related?
(A) Railway Signaling
(B) Navigation
(C) Offset Printing
(D) Electronic Voting
Ans. (C) Offset Printing

9) In which year was the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) founded?
(A) 1967
(B) 1969
(C) 1970
(D) 1974
Ans. (B) 1969

10) Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi?
(A) Saraswati
(B) Golden Globe
(C) Magsaysay
(D) Rani Lakshmi
Ans. (C) Magsaysay

11) The United Nations declared 2006 as the International Year of
(B)World Population
(D)Elderly Persons
Ans. (A)Rice

12) Who has written the book "War and Peace"?
(A)Khushwant Singh b
(B)Mikhail Solokhov
(C)Count Leo Tolstoy
(D)Saul Bellow
Ans. (C)Count Leo Tolstoy

13) What is the function of the I/O units of a computer system?
(A)To initialize the process of recovery of data of the crashed computer
(B)To exchange the information of windows with CPU
(C)To reset or restart the computer when it is booted
(D)To exchange the information of computer with the outside world
Ans. (D)To exchange the information of computer with the outside world

14)  India won its first Olympic hockey gold in ................ ?
Ans. (A)1928

15) Who among the following was the author of Tarikh-i-Alai, which contains Sultan Alauddin Khiliji ?
(A)Ziauddin Barani
(B)Shams Siraj Afif
(C)Amir Khusrau
Ans. (C)Amir Khusrau

16) Which of the following states has the maximum total forest cover in India?
(A)Arunachal Pradesh
(C)Madhya Pradesh
Ans. (C)Madhya Pradesh

17) The normal temperature of human body?
(A)37 degree Celsius
(B)37 degree Ferenhite
(C)104 degree Ferhenhite
(D)36.4 degree Celsius
Ans. (A)37 degree Celsius

18) The Lakshadweep Islands are situated in which ocean
(A)Indian Ocean
(B)Arbian Sea
(C)Bay of Bangle
(C)None of these
Ans. (B)Arbian sea

19) Which day is International Human Right Day?
(A)10th December
(B)24th October
(C)25th November
(D)None of these
Ans. (A)10th December

20) Output devices make it possible to
(A)view and print a data
(B)Scan a data
(C)Input a data
(D)Sending a data
Ans. (A)view and print a data

21) Who is th author of the book "New Deminsions of India's Foreign Policy" ?
(A)AB Vajpayee
(B)Jaswant Singh
(C)PC Alexander
(D)Yashwant Sinha
Ans. (A)AB Vajpayee

22) The Olympic Games in 2016 will be held in

23) Who amongst the following Englishmen, first translated "Bhagvad-Gita" into English
(A)William jones
(B)Charles Wilkins
(C)Alexander Cunningham
(D)John Marshall
Ans. (B)Charles Wilkins

24) Effect of pollution is most marked on
(A)natural balance of nature
(B)natural flora of place
(C)natural geochemical cycles
(D)All of these
Ans. (B)natural flora of place

25) The first satellite launched by India was called
(B)Bhaskara I
(C)Bhaskara II
Ans. (A)Aryabhatta


  1. please post the key answers of part b,c,d of karnataka circle. you have post only part a.

  2. please post english part answer of odisha circle....

  3. please post the ans key of english, mathematics and reasoining part of odisha circle.

  4. I think 2004 was declared as International Year of Rice by UN....

    1. The year 2006 was declared the International Year of Deserts and Desertification by the United Nations General Assembly.

    2. yes...Kamal you are correct...this means correct option is not given..!!!

  5. ans of 23 is Charles Wilkins...............

  6. Sir, pls publice the English section.

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  8. pls post other c & d part answer key...

  9. plz share ans. of PA exam. booklet B odisha....mathematics section.

  10. please upload math & reasoning section answer

  11. exam me kitne mark rakhnese typing exam ke liye qualify ho sakte ho??????plz reply

  12. orissa ka pura full answer key kab publish hoga