Official Answer Key of Karnataka Postal Circle PA/SA Exam 2014

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Postal Exam (PA / SA) - Update as on 30/05/2014

Postal Exam (PA / SA) - Update as on 30/05/2014

Answer Keys of Paper I conducted on April 27, 2014 at 

Karnataka (21) and Kerala(22) 

Postal Circles are now accessible. 

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Daily Current Affairs updates: 29 May 2014

1) Fattah el-Sisi elected Egypt president by landslide: Former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has won a landslide victory in the Egyptian presidential election, securing 93.3 percent of the votes cast, judicial sources have said. His only rival, leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi, got only 3 percent of the votes. He conceded defeat on Thursday after saying the vote was unfair. The Presidential election in Egypt this time was marked by a low voter turnout of around 44 percent even though the polling was extended by one more day. Pro Morsi Islamist alliance led by Muslim Brotherhood boycotted these polls. This was the second Presidential election in three years in Egypt. For the first time in the history of Egypt, elections were monitored by foreign observers from European Union.

2) Reliance Industries Limited to buy Network 18 Media: The Board of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Thursday approved funding of upto Rs. 4,000 crore to Independent Media Trust (IMT), of which RIL is the sole beneficiary, for acquisition of control in Network 18 Media and Investments Limited (NW18), including its subsidiary TV18 Broadcast Limited (TV18) and the Open Offers to be made consequent to the acquisition. NW18 is the owner of a suite of premier digital internet properties, e-commerce businesses and differentiated broadcast content.

3) Ranjit Kumar is new Solicitor-General: Senior advocate Ranjit Kumar will be the next Solicitor-General as Mohan Parasaran resigned following the change of government at the Centre. Mr. Kumar had been counsel for the Gujarat government and amicus curiae in several cases in the Supreme Court. He had represented Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case pending in a Bangalore court.

4) SBI’s Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI’s Chanda Kochhar among Forbes’ most powerful women: State Bank of India Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya and ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar are among the five women from India featured in Forbes’ 100 most powerful women in the world, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Bhattacharya is ranked 36th on the power list, while Kochhar is 43rd. Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is ranked 92nd on the list.
PepsiCo’s India-born Chief Indra Nooyi is 13th on the list.

Note: Merkel is followed by Chair of the US Federal Reserve Janet Yellen, philanthropist Melinda Gates (3), former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (6), General Motors’ first woman CEO Mary Barra (7), First Lady Michelle Obama (8) and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (9).

5) International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed: The "International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers", May 29, is "a day to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication, and courage and to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.

6) Modi quits Vadodara LS seat, retained Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today quit his Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, choosing to retain Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP recorded a landslide victory bagging 71 of the 80 seats in the recent elections. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who was also elected from two seats in Uttar Pradesh, has quit from his pocket-borough Mainpuri and has retained Azamgarh. Under rules, a member who has been elected from two Lok Sabha constituencies, has to vacate one of the seats within 14 days of the declaration of result. With Lok Sabha results out on May 16, the deadline was to expire on 29 May 2014.

7)  Rajnath Singh took charge as Home Minister: Rajnath Singh, under whose stewardship BJP has stormed to power with its highest-ever tally, today took charge as the Union Home Minister. The 62-year-old Singh, who was elected from the Lucknow Lok Sabha Constituency, has succeeded Sushilkumar Shinde.

8) Pinaka rockets successfully test-fired: Indigenously developed Pinaka rockets, capable of destroying enemy positions at 40 km-range with rapid salvos, were on Thursday successfully test-fired thrice from a multi-barrel launcher at an armament base in Chandipur-on-sea, near Balasore in Odisha. The rockets, which have undergone several tough tests since 1995, have been already inducted into the armed forces and the present trials were conducted with some improvements in the weapon system, defence sources said, adding some more tests are likely to be held.

Gujarat General Knowledge Question and Answer

1. Which is the largest city of Gujarat ?

2.  The state is bordered by ...... state to the North.

3.  Ahmedabad is located on the bank of the ........river.

4. The birthplace of  Mughal emperor Aurangzeb is Gujarat.

5. Godhra Train Burning attack was occurred in  ........year.

6. In ...... year Akshardham Temple Attacked by two terrorists.

7.   Gujarat is governed by a  Legislative Assembly  of ....... members

8. On which river Sardar Sarovar Dam is built ?

9. Where is Sardar Sarovar Dam located in Gujarat ?

10. The Government of Gujarat has banned alcohol  since ........

11. Which is currently the largest crude oil refinery in the world ?

12. Which is the  Tallest Building  in Gujarat ?

13. Where  is Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) lies in Gujarat ?

14. Who founded The city of Bhuj ?

15. Where  is Bhuj  located in Gujarat ?

16. When was Gir Forest National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary established ?

17.  Gir Forest National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary is the home of ...... .species.

18. Where is Somnath Temple is located  in Gujarat ?
19...... is a city & Hill  Station Municipality in Gujarat.

20. Who built the Laxmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara ?


1. Ahmedabad
2. Rajastan
3. Sabarmati
4. Dahod
5. February 2002
6.  September 2002
7. 182
8. Narmada river
9. Navagam
10.  1960
11. Jamnagar  Refinery
12. GIFT One
13. Surat
14. Maharao Hamir.
15. Kacch
16. 1965
17. Asiatic Lions
18. Veraval
19. Saputara
20 Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad 111

Asian Games Question and Answer for PA Exams

1. Asian Games, officially known as Asiad, is held in every?
Four Years.

2. The first Asian Games were held in New Delhi, India in?
1951. (From March 4 to March 11)

3. Until the 1982 Asian Games, the games were regulated by?
Asian Games Federation (AGF).
After the 1982 Asian Games, they have been organised by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).

4. How many countries participated in the First Asian Games held in Delhi?
11 countries. (Athletes 489, Events 57, Sports 6)

5. What is the motto of the Asian Games?
“Ever Onward.”

6. How many Nations/Countries taking part in Asian Games 2010?
45 Nations

7. How many Sports include in Asian Games 2010?
42 Sports.

8. Which country hosted 2010 Asian Games (16th Asian Games)?
Guangzhou, China (November 12–27).

9. Which country has hosted Asian Games more than any other nation?
Thailand.(Four times).

10. Name the countries which hosted the Asian games up to 2010?
India, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Iran, the Philippines and Qatar.

11. Asian Games -2014 will be held in?
Incheon. (South Korea).

12. Badminton made its debut in which Asian Games?
Jakarta Asian Games (Indonesia) in 1962.

13. A country which was barred from the 1948 Summer Olympics
in London was later allowed to compete in the inaugural Asian Games in Delhi. Which is that country?

14. Which Asian nation has been officially excluded from the Olympic Council of Asia, and therefore unable to participate in Asiad?

15. Chess and Triathlon featured in the competition programme for the first time in which Asian games?
Doha Asian Games (2006).

16. Which country bagged maximum number of medals and secured 1st position in the recently concluded Asian Games-2010?
China. (199 Gold, 119 Silver, 98 Bronze Total: 416)
Second Place: South Korea (76 Gold, 65 Silver, 91 Bronze)
Third Place: Japan (48 Gold, 74 Silver, 94 Bronze).

17. Which country clinched the Men’s hockey gold medal of Asian Games-2010?

18. The 4th Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia (1962) witnessed the omission of two countries. Which are they?
Israel and the Republic of China (Taiwan).

19. Which Asian games was the first Asiad to be held under the aegis of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)?
Delhi Asian Games, 1982

20. The official mascot of Delhi Asian Games -1982?
Appu. A kid elephant.

21. Which country had won the maximum number of medals in the first eight editions of the Asian Games?

22. Which country won the maximum number of medals in the 9th Asian Games held in Delhi, 1982?

23. Indian Athlete who won four gold medals (and one silver) in athletics in the Seoul Asiad, 1986?


24. During the 11th Asiad in Beijing, China (1990), the president of Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) died due to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Name of that president?
Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah.

25. Which Asian games was the first to be held in a non-capital city?
Hiroshima Asian Games in 1994

26. Which is the only Asian Games to have a male-female pair as a mascot?
Hiroshima Asian Games in 1994.

27. In which Asian games all 44 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia participated for the first time?
Busan Asian Games-2002. (South Korea).

28. Body building made its debut as an event in which Asian games?
Busan Asian Games-2002. (South Korea).

29. In which Asian games all 45 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia participated for the first time?
Doha Asian Games-2006(Qatar).

30. Which is the second city in China to host the Asian Games after Beijing in 1990?

31. The official mascot of Asian games-2010?
“Le Yangyang”

32. India is in which position in the rankings table of Asiad-2010?
India won 14 Gold, 17 silver and 33 Bronze.
33. Who won Gold in women’s 10000m event at the 16th Asian Games 2010?

Preeja Sreedharan (India). She also won a silver medal in women's 5000m race.

34. Who won the gold medal in the men's 400m hurdle event at the 16th Asian Games 2010?

Joseph Abraham (India).

35. Who was awarded the Samsung Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Asian Games-2010?
Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player. He won two gold medals - men's singles and team event - at the Asian Games.
MVP is regarded as the supreme honour for the athletes, recognised by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC).

36. Who won the first gold medal for India in Asian Games 2010?
Pankaj Advani, Billiards champion.

37. Who won the first ever gold in rowing for India in the men’s single sculls event of Asian Games-2010?
Bajrang Lal Thakkar.

1) Pankaj Advani won gold medal in Cue Sports Men's English billiards singles.
2) Ronjan Sodhi won gold medal in Shooting Men's Double Trap.
3) Preeja Sreedharan won gold medal in Athletics Women's 10,000m.
4) Vikas Krishnan won gold medal in Boxing Men's 60kg.
5) Vijender Singh won gold medal in Boxing.
6) Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh won gold medal in Tennis Men's Doubles.
7) Somdev Devvarman won gold medal in Tennis Men's Singles.
8) Ashwini Chidananda Akkunji won gold medal in Athletics Women's 400m Hurdles.
9) Joseph Abraham won gold medal in Athletics Men's 400m Hurdles.
10) Bajrang Lal Takhar won gold medal in Rowing Men's Single Sculls.
11) Indian Women Team won gold medal in Kabaddi.
12) Indian Men Team won gold medal in Kabaddi.
13)Manjeet Kaur,Ashwini Chidananda Akkunji,Sini Jose,Mandeep Kaur won gold medal in Athletics Women's 4 x 400m.
14) Sudha Singh won gold medal in Athletics Women's 3000m Steeplechase.

Gujrat General Knowledge Objective Question Paper for PA Exam

1. Gujrat is bordered by .... state to the north.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharshtra
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Arabian Sea

2. Gujrat is bordered by .... state to the south.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharshtra
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Arabian Sea

3. Gujrat is bordered by .... state to the east.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharshtra
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Arabian Sea

4. Which is largest city of Gujrat state of India?
(a) Surat
(b) Vadodara
(c) Rajkot
(d) Ahmedabad

5. When was the Gujrat State Established?
(a) 1 May 1960
(b) 2 May 1960
(c) 1 May 1961
(d) 1 May 1962

6. How many districts are there in Gujrat?
(a) 30
(b) 31
(c) 32
(d) 33

7. Who is the present Governor of Gujrat state?
(a) S.C. Jamir
(b) Kamla Beniwal
(c) Nawal Kishore Sharma
(d) Balram Jakhar

8. Who is the present Chief of minister of Gujrat state?
(a) Keshubhai Patel
(b) Dilipbhai Ramanbhai Parikh
(c) Ms.Anandiben Patel
(d) Shankersinh Vaghela

9. The Somnath Temple is located on the..... coast of Gujarat, India.
(a) western
(b) southern
(c) northen
(d) east

10. Which was The first capital of Gujarat?
(a) Gadhinagar
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Vadodara
(d) Surat

11. Which one is the biggest river of Gujarat?
(a) Tapi
(b) Narmada
(c) Sabarmati
(d) Mahi

12. When The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary of Gujrat was Established?
(a) 1965
(b) 1966
(c) 1967
(d) 1968

13. Which food is common in Gujarat state of India?
(a) Pav-Bhaji
(b) Khaman
(c) Prantha
(d) Dhokala

14. Surat city of Gujrat is situated on the left bank of ..... River.
(a) Tapi
(b) Narmada
(c) Sabarmati
(d) Mahi

15. Rajkot city of Gujrat is situated on banks of .....Rivers.
(a) Narmada
(b) Aji and Nyari
(c) Tapi
(d) Mahi


1. c
2. b
3. a
4. d
5. a
6. d
7. b
8. c
9. a
10. b
11. c
12. a
13. b
14. a
15. b


1. The ICC Cricket World Cup is held in every?
Four Years.

2. The first Cricket World Cup contest was organised in?
England in 1975.
The 1975 tournament started on June 7

3. Which country has won the World Cup Cricket title most number of times?
Australia. 4 times.
The West Indies have won twice, while India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have each won once.

4. The 2011 Cricket World Cup is co hosted by?
Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka. There are 14 countries that are participating in World Cup 2011.

5. First World Cup Cricket (held in 1975) officially known as?
Prudential Cup.
The sponsor of that tournament was Prudential plc, a global financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

6. How many teams participated in the first World Cup Cricket?
Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, and the West Indies (the six Test nations at the time), together with Sri Lanka and a composite team from East Africa

7. Which country won the first World Cup Cricket tournament held in England in 1975?
West Indies.
They defeated Australia by 17 runs in the final at Lord's.

8. Fielding circle 30 yards (27 m) away from the stumps is first introduced in which world cup?
1983 World cup
Four fieldsmen needed to be inside this fielding circle at all times.

9. In which World Cup, the matches were reduced from 60 to 50 overs per innings?
Reliance World Cup, 1987.
It was held in India and Pakistan. Because of the shorter daylight hours in the Indian subcontinent compared with England's summer, the overs were reduced to 50.

10. In which World Cup, coloured clothing, white balls, day/night matches, and an alteration to the fielding restrictions were introduced for the first time?
The 1992 World Cup, held in Australia and New Zealand.

11. South African cricket team participated in the World Cup event for the first time in?
1992 World Cup

12. In the semi-final against India in the 1996 World Cup, an Asian country was awarded victory by default after riots broke out in protest against the Indian performance. Which is that country?
Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka, heading towards a crushing victory over India at Eden Gardens (Calcutta) after their hosts lost eight wickets while scoring 120 runs in pursuit of 254.

13. India has won just one match in 1975 & 1979 world cups. They registered that victory against which country?
East Africa

14. Which countries hosted the 2003 World Cup?
South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya.

15. Approximate weight and Height of World Cup Trophy is?
11 Kg Weight, 60 cm Height.
The trophy has a golden ball placed above three silver stumps.


1975 World Cup held in England:
Winner-West Indies. (Captain -Clive Lloyd.)
Runner-up: Australia (Captain-Ian Chappell)
Result: WI won by 17 runs. West Indies 291/8 (60 overs), Australia 274 all out (58.4 overs).
Man of the Match: Clive Lloyd (West Indies) (102 from 85 balls, 12 fours, 2 sixes).
Man of the Tournament: None awarded.

1979 World Cup held in England:
Winner-West Indies. (Captain -Clive Lloyd.)
Runner-up: England (Captain-John Brearley)
Result: WI won by 92 runs. West Indies 286/9 (60 overs), England 194 all out (51 overs).
Man of the Match: Viv Richards (West Indies) (138 Runs)
Man of the Tournament: None awarded.

1983 World Cup held in England:
Winner-India. (Captain –Kapil Dev.)
Runner-up: West Indies (Captain -Clive Lloyd)
Result: India won by 43 runs. India 183 all out (54.4 overs), West Indies 140 all out (52 overs).
Man of the Match: Mohinder Amarnath (India) (3/12 and 26 runs)
Man of the Tournament: None awarded.

1987 World Cup held in India, Pakistan:
Winner-Australia. (Captain –Alan Border.)
Runner-up: England (Captain -Michael Gatting)
Result: Australia won by 7 runs. Australia 253/5 (50 overs), England 246/8 (50 overs)
Man of the Match: David Boon (Australia) (75 runs)
Man of the Tournament: None awarded.

1992 World Cup held in Australia, New Zealand:
Winner-Pakistan. (Captain –Imran Khan.)
Runner-up: England (Captain -Alec Stewart)
Result: Pakistan won by 22 runs. Pakistan 249/6 (50 overs), England 227 all out (49.2 overs)
Man of the Match: Wasim Akram (Pakistan) (33 and 3/49)
Man of the Tournament: Martin Crowe (New Zealand), 456 runs.

1996 World Cup held in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka:
Winner-Sri Lanka. (Captain –Arjuna Ranatunga.)
Runner-up: Australia (Captain -Mark Taylor)
Result: Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets. Sri Lanka 245/3 (46.2 overs), Australia 241/7 (50 overs)
Man of the Match: Aravinda de Silva (Sri Lanka) (107* and 3/42)
Man of the Tournament: Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka), 221 runs and 7 wickets.

1999 World Cup held in England, Wales, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland:
Winner-Australia. (Captain –Steve Waugh.)
Runner-up: Pakistan (Captain –Wasim Akram)
Result: Aus won by 8 wickets. Australia 133/2 (20.1 overs), Pakistan 132 all out (39 overs)
Man of the Match: Shane Warne (Australia) (4/33)
Man of the Tournament: Lance Klusener (South Africa), 281 runs and 17 wickets.

2003 World Cup held in South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe:
Winner-Australia. (Captain –Ricky Ponting.)
Runner-up: India (Captain –Sourav Ganguly)
Result: Aus won by 125 runs. Australia 359/2 (50 overs), India 234 all out (39.2 overs)
Man of the Match: Ricky Ponting (Australia) (140*)
Man of the Tournament: Sachin Tendulkar (India), 673 runs and 2 wickets.)
2007 World Cup held in West Indies:
Winner-Australia. (Captain –Ricky Ponting.)
Runner-up: Sri Lanka (Captain –Mahela Jayawardene)
Result: Aus won by 53 runs. Australia 281/4 (38 overs), Sri Lanka 215/8 (36 overs)
Man of the Match: Adam Gilchrist (Australia) (149)
Man of the Tournament: Glenn McGrath (Australia), 26wickets.)

17. How many matches resulted in tie in the history of World Cup?
The first was in the 1999 Cricket World Cup semi-final, in which a run out in the final over with only one run required prevented South Africa advancing to the final instead of Australia, who progressed on head-to-head record against South Africa. The second tied match, in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in South Africa, was a case in which the Duckworth-Lewis method caused a South African loss against Sri Lanka. The third tie happened in a group match between Ireland and Zimbabwe at Kingston in the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The fourth tie happened in a group match between India and England at Bangalore in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

18. Which country made the highest team total in a World Cup?
In the 19th match of the 2007 World Cup, India scored 413 runs against Bermuda (a run rate of 8.26).

19. Who hit the fastest century of World Cup?
Kevin O’Brien (Ireland).
He holds the world record for the fastest ever century scored at a World Cup, coming from 50 balls against England on 2 March 2011.

20. Who hit the fastest fifty of World Cup?
Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
He holds the world record for the fastest ever fifty scored at a World Cup, coming from 20 balls against Canada in 2007 World Cup.

Independence India - Question and Answer for PA/SA Exam 2014

1.    Who was the Governor General of India when the first war of India’s independence broke out in 1857?
Lord Canning.

2.    The first session of the Indian National Congress was presided over by:
Womesh Chander Banerjee.

3.    Who set up the Indian Independence League?
Rash Bihari Bose.

4.    Who once remarked “ Nehru is patriot while Jinnah is a Politician”
Mohammed Iqbal.

5.    Where was the Civil disobedience movement launched in 1922?

6.    When was the Non-Cooperation movement suspended?

7.    Which movement marked Gandhiji’s entry into national politics?
Champaran Movement.

8.    The first weekly paper published by the Indian National Congress in 1889?
Voice of India.

9.    Who is the founder of Ghadar party?
Lala Hardayal.

10.    Name of the commission which was appointed by the British Government to probe the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?
The Hunter Commission.

11.    Who was the first to describe the mutiny of 1857 as the first war of independence?
Vinayak Samodar Savarkar.

12.    Who was elected as the President of All India Khilafat Conference held in Delhi in 1919?
Mahatma Gandhi.

13.    Which renowned musician sung the famous song “Raghupathi Raghav Rajaram” during the Dandi march?
Vishnu Digambar Paluskar.

14.    Who founded the “All India Harijan Samaj” in 1932?
Mahatma Gandhi.

15.    Who gave the slogan “Dilli Chalo” or “March to Delhi”?
Subhash Chandra Bose.

16.    Who presided over the Cabinet Mission?
Sir. P.Lawrence.

17.    In which session of Indian National Congress, the moderates and extremists sections of congress reunited?
1916 Lucknow.

18.    When was the English East India Company established?
1600 A.D.

19.    Which incident provoked Gandhiji to suspend the Civil Disobedience Movement?
Chauri Chaura incident.

20.    Who wrote the book “India’s First War of Independence”?
Vinayak Samodar Savarkar.

21.    What was the agenda of the Round Table Conference (1930-1932)?
Discuss the Simon Commission Report.

22.    At which session of the Indian National Congress was “Vande Mataram” sung for the first time?
1896 Session.

23.    Who gave the slogan” Give me blood and I promise you freedom”?
Subhash Chandra Bose.

24.    When did the Government of the English East India Company come to an end?
1858 A.D.

25.    Where did the Congress Working committee first accept the idea of the Quit India Movement?

26.    When did Indian National Congress adopt the resolution of “self Government” for the first time?

27.    Which leader died on the day the Non cooperation movement was launched in 1920?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

28.    In 1938, Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as the president of Indian National Congress defeating Gandhiji’s candidate. Who was this candidate?
Pattabhi Sita Ramayya

29.    Who is the only Keralite to become the President of Indian National Congress?
Chettur Sankaran Nair.

30.    Which year onwards Gandhi Jayanthi is celebrated as international non violence day?

31.    The only national leader who was in favour of the Cripp’s plan and the acceptance of the principle of Pakistan?

32.    Which session of Indian National Congress passed resolution on national economic programme and on fundamental rights and duties?
Karachi session of 1931.

33.    Who was proclaimed as the emperor of India during the great Indian Mutiny of 1857?
Bahadur Shah II.

34.    When did Indian National Congress adopt a resolution demanding complete independence for the first time?

35.    Who was the viceroy of India when Montague- Chelmsford reforms were introduced?
Lord Chelmsford.
36.    What is the nick name of the English East India Company?
John Company.

37.    Who was the Prime Minister of Britain during the Revolt of 1857?
Lord Palmerstone.

38.    Where was the Provisional Government of Independent India (Azad Hind) formed?

39.    In which act, the rule of East India Company ended in India?
Govt. of India Act, 1858.

40.    The Kakinada session of the Indian National Congress, which inspired the launch of the Vaikom Satyagraha , was held in :

41.    The Cripps Mission visited India during the regime of :
Lord Linlithgow.

42.    Who founded the Indian League?
Shishir Kumar Ghose.                                                                                                                              

43.    The famous INA trials took place at the Red Fort, Delhi in?

44.    Who wrote the book “The origin of the Indian National Congress”?
Pattabhi Sita Ramayya.

45.    Who was the leader of the Revolt of 1857 at Jagadishpur?
Kunwar Singh.

46.    “The congress is in reality a civil war without arms” Who said this?
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.

47.    The second visit of Simon Commission was in?

48.    Name the viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was repealed?
Lord Reeding.

49.    Who was the president of the Indian National Congress in the Gaya Session of 1922?

50.    When did Gandhiji start the Sabarmati Ashram?

Indian Question and Answer for Postal Assistant Exam

1 Swadeshi Movement was started in the year?
2 Who was the heroine of Quit India Movement?
              Aruna Asaf Ali
3 Gandhiji started his Dhandi march from
4 Who is considered as the father of History?
5 Vaso-da-Gama disovered India in the year
6 "The King of England who signed ""Magna Carta"" was"
              King John II
7 Who was the first president of All India Trade Union Congress(AITUC)?

              Lala Lajpat Rai
8 "Who was known as ""Man of Destiny"" ?"

              Napolean Bonapart
9 Which colour was commonly used in Harappan Pottery?

10 The Indian freedom fighter who was known as 'Frontier Gandhi' is

              Khan Abdul Gafar Khan
11 Tansen ,a great musician of his times, was in the Court of
12 Suez Canal was opened for traffic in the year

13 """Ballot is stronger than the Bullet"" Who said this?"
              Abraham Lincoln
14 The first Olympic games was held in

              776 BC
15 The All India Muslim League was formed in 1906 at
16 Ankar Vat is a temple in
17 John. F.Kennedy was killed in the year
18 The Congress party was formally split into extrimists and moderates at the Surat session of
19 Indian National Army fought Second World War against

20 Modern Olympic games started in 1896 in

21 Which of the following dynastics was ruling over north India at the time of Alexander's invasion ?
22 The year in which Second World War started

23 Burma, presently Myanmar was separated from British India in the year
24 Who was the designer of the Statue of Liberty in USA ?

              Fredric Auguste
25 First common wealth was held at

26 The fifth story of Qutabminar was added by which King
              Firos sha Tuglaque
27 French revolution began in the year

28 Sanchi portrays the art and sculpture of the
29 The 'Master of Greek Comedy' is
30 The only women ruler of Delhi Sultanate Raziya Sultana was the daughter of
31 Where is Black Pagoda
32 """Ashta Pradhan"" adorned the court of"
33 Beginning of Saka Era
              78 AD
34 Indian Association was founded by

              Surendranath Banerjee
35 Holly book of Judans
              The Toras
36 The year in which the ship Titanic sank
37 Israel came into existence in the year
38 Who was the founder of city of 'Amritsar' ?
              Guru Ramdas
39 Founder of Arya Samaj was

               Dayananda Saraswathi
40 The word 'Hindu'as reference to the people of India was first used by
              The Arabs
41 The Civilization which developed on the banks of the river Tiber is known as

42 In which year was Jesus Christ born ?
              BC 4
43 From which country did Fascist party originate

44 The Harappan Civilization was discovered in the year
45 "The ""East India Company was founded in India durinhg the reighn of"

46 Russian revolution took place in the year


47.Who is the father of Indian Renaissance ?

              Raja Ram MohanRay

48.First Deputy Prime Minister of India ?

              Sardar Vallabhai Patel

49.Who was the First Prime Minister of India to face the No-Confidence Motion ?
              Jawahar Lal Nehru

50.Who was the last Viceroy of British India ?

              Lord Canning

Uttar Pradesh : Objective General Knowledge

Uttar Pradesh : Objective General Knowledge

1. How many districts are there in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) 69
(B) 70
(C) 71
(D) 72
Ans : (C) Kanshiram Nagar is the 71st District of Uttar Pradesh

2. Bharat Kala Bhawan Museum is situated in
(A) Agra
(B) Lucknow
(C) Allahabad
(D) Varanasi
Ans : (D)

3. With which of the following country's collaboration will 'Tehri Dam Project' be completed in the State?
(A) Germany
(B) Britain
(C) Italy
(D) Soviet Russia
Ans : (D)

4. In which of the following districts is the 'Mango' cultivation not done in the State?
(A) Varanasi
(B) Lucknow
(C) Mirzapur
(D) Agra
Ans : (D)

5. In which district of Uttar Pradesh has solar energy plant been started?
(A) Agra
(B) Aligarh
(C) Mathura
(D) Etah
Ans : (B)

6. By which of the following names is the religious place Varanasi not known in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Banaras
(B) Kashi
(C) Vishwanathpuri
(D) Suryanagar
Ans : (D)

7. Which one of the following parties played a major role in support of Uttaranchal in the northern part of Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Uttarakhand Mukti Morcha
(B) Uttarakhand Raksha Manch
(C) Him Sena
(D) All the above
Ans : (D)

8. Which of the following pairs is wrong?
(A) Thumra-dance song
(B) Sanjeeni-romantic song
(C) Lehchari-festival
(D) Kharatitiya-festival
Ans : (C)

9. By which districts tribe is the 'Shera Dance' done in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Gorakhpur
(B) Lalitpur
(C) Allahabad
(D) Varanasi
Ans : (B)

10. In which city of the State is Pura Banaspati Birbal Sahani Institute situated?
(A) Saharanpur
(B) Kanpur
(C) Lucknow
(D) Jhansi
Ans : (C)

11. Which of the following tribes is known as Banrote in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Raji
(B) Buxa
(C) Tharu
(D) Jaunsari
Ans : (A)

12. For which of the following is the cultivation of Tobacco done?
(A) For eating and smoking
(B) For cigarettes manufacturing
(C) For export
(D) For molasses
Ans : (A)

13. In which of the following places is the oil refinery in the State situated?
(A) Mirzapur
(B) Mathura
(C) Varanasi
(D) Agra
Ans : (B)

14. Which is the longest canal of Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Agra Canal
(B) Sharda Canal
(C) Upper Ganga Canal
(D) Lower Ganga Canal
Ans : (B)

15. What is the length of metalled roads in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) 120 thousand km
(B) 100 thousand km
(C) 96,000 km
(D) 98 thousand km
Ans : (C)

16. In which of the following places is the Civil Aviation Training Centre situated in the State ?
(A) Allahabad
(B) Lucknow
(C) Varanasi
(D) Amethi
Ans : (A)

17. Tell which is the correct pair in following:
(A) Tharu-Mirjapur
(B) Mahigir-Bijnor
(C) Jaunsari-Mathura
(D) Kharwar-Agra
Ans : (B)

18. Which of the following cities was the place of reinstallation of Hindu religion by Shankracharya ?
(A) Badrinath
(B) Ayodhya
(C) Prayag
(D) Varanasi
Ans : (A)

19. In which of the following cities in the state is sulehkul festival, the symbol of Hindu Muslim unity organised?
(A) Meerut
(B) Aligarh
(C) Lucknow
(D) Agra
Ans : (D)

20. Where is the oldest museum of the State situated ?
(A) Allahabad
(B) Lucknow
(C) Mathura
(D) Varanasi
Ans : (B)

21. How many members are there in the VidhanSabha ?
(A) 540
(B) 85
(C) 210
(D) 404
Ans : (D)

22. Who was the first Lok-Ayukt of Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Vishambar Dayal
(B) Kailash Nath Goyal
(C) Vijai-Luxmi-Pandit
(D) Pt. Dwarika Pd. Mishra
Ans : (A)

23. When was the Cinema corporation established in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) 1951
(B) 1956
(C) 1971
(D) 1975
Ans : (D)

24. To which of the following parties did the famous freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad belong?
(A) Indian Socialist Republican Force
(B) Azad Hind Force
(C) Forward Block
(D) Indian National Congress
Ans : (A)

25. Where was the foundation of News Print Project laid in September 1989?
(A) Varanasi
(B) Moradabad
(C) Lucknow
(D) Allahabad
Ans : (B)

26. In which of the following years did the present name of Uttar Pradesh come into existence?
(A) 1947
(B) 1950
(C) 1956
(D) 1935
Ans : (C)

27. In which of the following districts is Narora Nuclear Energy Plant established?
(A) Agra
(B) Allahabad
(C) Mirzapur
(D) Bulandshahar
Ans : (D)

28. At which of the following rivers has Sharda Canal (Under whom Pilibhit, Bareilly, Shahjahanpur, Lakhimpur, Hardoi, Sitapur, Barabanki, Lucknow, Unnao, Raebareilly, Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Allahabad area are irrigated) been constructed?
(A) Sharda River
(B) Gomati River
(C) Rihand River
(D) Son River
Ans : (B)

29. What is the state flower of the State of Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Gulab
(B) Bhrahm Kalash
(C) Neel Kamal
(D) Champa
Ans : (B)

30. In order to protect the wild life how many wild life sanctuaries have been established in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) 17
(B) 11
(C) 27
(D) 31
Ans : (B)

31. Which one of the following cities is known as a 'City of Ghats & Temples' in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Allahabad
(B) Kanpur
(C) Mathura
(D) Varanasi
Ans : (D)

32. In which place of Uttar Pradesh is the production of Keshar done in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Tarai belt
(B) Hilly area
(C) Plain area
(D) Plateau area
Ans : (B)

33. Magh-Khichari, Gurria, Bajhar, Holi festival are celebrated by which of the following tribes in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Tharu
(B) Bhotia
(C) Jaunsari
(D) Raji
Ans : (A)

34. In which of the following places is wood carving done in the State?
(A) Bareilly
(B) Saharanpur
(C) Lucknow
(D) Agra
Ans : (B)

35. In which of the following years was NOIDA set up?
(A) 1970
(B) 1980
(C) 1972
(D) 1976
Ans : (D)

36. What is the percentage of total cultivated land of India in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) 15
(B) 17
(C) 19
(D) 22
Ans : (D)

37. Which of the following varieties are related with the fruit production in the State-Deshi, Nagpuri, Empthadar, Laddu ?
(A) Apple
(B) Orange
(C) Banana
(D) Maushami
Ans : (B)

38. Some of the cities in the State are famous for Cottage industries. Tell the wrong pair
(A) Kannauj—Scent & Oil
(B) Mirzapur—Carpet
(C) Moradabad—Brass Utensils
(D) Agra—Knife & Scissors
Ans : (D)

39. What is the percentage of canal irrigation to the total irrigation in the State ?
(A) 30
(B) 40
(C) 25
(D) 50
Ans : (A)

40. What is the length of nationalised metal road in U.P. ?
(A) 15,000 km
(B) 22,000 km
(C) 24,000 km
(D) 26,000 km
Ans : (B)

41. Which one of the following pairs is correct?
(A) Chakeri—Kanpur
(B) Amausi—Agra
(C) Kheria—Lucknow
(D) Babatpur—Al1ahabad
Ans : (A)

42. In which of the following region is the Bhotia tribe found in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Tarai
(B) Hilly
(C) Plain
(D) Plateau
Ans : (B)

43. In which of the following districts is Ayodhya, the birth place of Ram situated ?
(A) Faizabad
(B) Allahabad
(C) Gorakhpur
(D) Akbarabad
Ans : (A)

44. At which of the following places is 'Lathamar Holi' organised every year during the Holi in the State?
(A) Vrindavan
(B) Barsana
(C) Mathura
(D) Gokul
Ans : (B)

45. Where is the Bharat-Kala-Bhawan situated in Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Agra
(B) Allahabad
(C) Varanasi
(D) Lucknow
Ans : (C)

46. There is a bicameral-legislature system in the state, one House is known as the Vidhan Sabha, what is the other House known as ?
(A) Rajya-Sabha
(B) Vidhan-Parishad
(C) Cabinet
(D) Vidhan-Mandal
Ans : (B)

47. From which of the following Constituencies, was Smt. Sonia Gandhi elected?
(A) Amroha
(B) Rae bareilly
(C) Phulpur
(D) Amethi
Ans : (D)

48. Which one of the following is not a 'KAVAL' Town of Uttar Pradesh?
(A) Meerut
(B) Agra
(C) Kanpur
(D) Lucknow
Ans : (A)

49. With whose help was the revolt at Avadh against the British Administration put down in 1857 ?
(A) Gorkha
(B) Pahari
(C) Jat
(D) Gennan
Ans : (A)

50. Where is the National Sugar Research Institute situated?
(A) Varanasi
(B) Meerut
(C) Moradabad
(D) Kanpur

Ans : (D)

Physics- Basic General Knowledge questions and answers

1. Which of the following measurements is not a unit of distance?

A.  Ammeter
B.  Cubit
C.  Parsec
D.  angstrom

2. Which one of the following remains constant while throwing a ball upward?

A.  Displacement
B.  Kinectic energy
C.  Acceleration
D.  Velocity

3. Pure water freezes at what temperature?

A.  47 F
B.  32 F
C.  0 F
D.  19 F

4. Which vitamin is abundant in citrus fruits?

A.  Vitamin A
B.  Vitamin B
C.  Vitamin C
D.  Vitamin D

5. Zinc Oxide is

A.  Acidic
B.  Basic
C.  Neutral
D.  Amphoteric

6. Water is a _____________ Conductor of electricity.  

A.  super conductor
B.  bad conductor
C.  speed conductor

D.  None of these

7. What element’s three isotopes have different names?

A. Helium
B. Oxygen
C. Carbon

D. Hydrogen

8. On which one of the following conservation laws, does a rocket work?

A.  Mass
B.  Energy
C.  Linear momentum
D.  Angular momentum

9. Which one among the following radiations carries maximum energy?

A.  Ultraviolet rays
B.  Gamma rays
C.  X- rays
D.  Infra red rays

10. The Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI) is located at

A.  Jaipur
B.  Jodhpur
C.  Jaisalmer
D.  Jallandhar

General Knowledge about Uttar Pradesh

GK About Uttar Pradesh 

Governor: Banwari Lal Joshi
 Chief Minister: Mayawati
 Capital: Lucknow
 Legislature: Bicameral
 Lok Sabha seats: 80
 Judicature: Allahabad High Court
 Languages: Hindi
 Population density: 689/sq km
 No. of districts: 70
 Main crops: Sugarcane, wheat, rice,
 gram, barley, cotton, tea, oilseeds, antibiotic plants
 Rivers: Ganga, Yamuna, Gandak, Gomti, Sarayu, Ramganga, Ghaghara

Uttar Pradesh Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Which country is to the north of Uttar Pradesh?
A) Nepal

2. Which is the capital of Uttar Pradesh?
A) Lucknow

3. Which is the official language of Uttar Pradesh?
A) Hindi

4. When was Uttaranchal separated from Uttar Pradesh?
A) 8 November 2000

5. Who of the following prime ministers of India was not born in Uttar Pradesh?
A) P. V. Narasimha Rao

6. Who of the following prime ministers of India was not born in Allahabad?
A) Rajiv Gandhi

7. Who was Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister in 1992?
A) Kalyan Singh

8. How was Uttar Pradesh formerly known?
A) United Provinces

9. When was Agra Presidency separated from Bengal Presidency?
A) 1833

10. When did the British annex Oudh?
A) 1856

Current Affairs Question and Answer for PA/SA Exam

1. Which of the following states is hosting the 2014 Lusophony games?
[D]Madhya Pradesh

2. Which of the following districts of Assam has been declared tobacco-free district, recently?

3. In which one of following states the per capita availability of Milk is highest in the country? 
[A]Andhra Pradesh                         
[D]Tamil Nadu

4. Anjali Devi, who passed away recently, was a famous _____?

5. The Spice Route Project which is aimed at sharing the heritage among the foreign countries along the ancient route is a tourism promoting initiative taken by which state?

6. Which among the following organisations has launched “No Lost Generation” project for Syrian children, recently?
[A]United Nations                 
[B]European Union

7. Recently, which among the following states has rolled out “Jeevan Amrut Yojana (blood-on-call scheme) which is said to be first of its kind in the country?

8. The General assembly of the United Nations has declared the year 2016 as _____?
[A]International Year of Pulses
[B]International Year of Cereals
[C]International Year of Fruits
[D]International Year of Vegetables

9. Who among the following has been named the Confederation of African Football (CAF) footballer of the year?
[A]Yaya Toure                        
[B]Samuel Eto’o
[C]Didier Drogba                    
[D]Abedi Pele

10. Consider the following states:
1. West Bengal                     2. Assam                  3. Sikkim                   4. Meghalaya               5. Mizoram
Which of the above states share borders with Bangladesh?
[A]Only 1, 2, 3 & 4                 
[B]Only 1, 2, 4 & 5
[C]Only 2, 3, 4 & 5                 
[D]1, 2, 3, 4 &5







Computer General Knowledge for Postal Assistant Exam

1. Which among the following is a correct definition of "Digital Divide"?
[A]gap between people having access to mobile and internet access
[B] gap between people having access to internet /IT and no internet/IT
[C]gap between people having access to broadband and narrowband internet
[D]gap between people having access to internet banking and normal banking

2. Which among the following is the most common source of Viruses to the hard disk of your computer? [A]Incoming Email                    [B]Outgoing Email
[C]CD Roms                           [D]Websites

3. What is the fullform of W3C?
[A]World Wide Web Consortium                          [B]World Wide Web Company
[C]World Wide Web Center                                 [D]World Wide Web Command

4. Which among the following is used for removing a software bug / defect which is available for free of cost from the software provider?
[A]Version                              [B]Update
[C]Help                                   [D]Patch

5. What is the name of the proposed software application that would allow users of automated teller machines (ATMs) to alert the police of a forced cash withdrawal by entering their personal identification number (PIN) in reverse order?
[A]ATM SafetyPIN                [B]ATM SafetyPro
[C]ATM SafetyCode              [D]ATM SafetySign

6. In the MICR Code Line Structure what do represent the first three digits of Sort field number consisting of nine digits?
[A]City                          [B]Bank
[C]Branch                     [D]Account Type

7. Most of the internet banking sites provide which of the following feature to reduce the risk of keystroke logging for the password entry?
[A]Virtual keyboard                          [B]Finger Touching
[C]Touchscreen                                 [D]ShapeWriter

8. ADSL data communications technology uses which of the following for faster data transmission ? [A]Voiceband modem                            [B]Wireless Modem
[C]Copper telephone Lines                     [D]Sockets

9. While working on Microsoft Word , which among the following is the command for "Undo"?
[A]Cntrl +A                             [B]Cntrl +Z
[C]Cntrl +Y                             [D]Cntrl +C

10. While browsing the internet , which of the following key is used for full screen view?
[A]F3                       [B]F5                            [C]F11                       [D]F9