1. In India, when was the Election Commission started using the E.V.M. ?
    (A) 1999
    (B) 1992
    (C) 1995
    (D) None of the above
  2. Who was awarded “National Adventure Award” in 1994 ?
    (A) Suman Kutiyal
    (B) Dr. Harshwanti Bisht
    (C) Chandraprabha Aitwal
    (D) None of the above
  3. In which direction the earth rotates around its axis ?
    (A) North to Sout
    (B) East to West
    (C) West to East
    (D) Randomly
  4. Where was Guru Nanak born ?
    (A) In Patna
    (B) In Talwandi
    (C) In Pakpattan
    (D) None of these
  5. In MS-Word 2007 Page Setup is used to set –
    (A) Margins
    (B) Columns
    (C) Page size
    (D) All of the above
  6. What is the women literary rate in Uttarakhand ?
    (A) 88.33%
    (B) 70.70%
    (C) 79.63%
    (D) 71.20%
  7. Indian Government constituted Kendriya Vaniki Parishad in –
    (A) 1948
    (B) 1949
    (C) 1947
    (D) None of the above
  8. Which of the following mineral is found in Uttarakhand ?
    (A) Limestone
    (B) Zypsum
    (C) Graphite
    (D) All of the above
  9. Who was the writer of “Aryon ka Aadi Niwas Madhya Himalaya” ?
    (A) Mukundi Lal
    (B) Shiv Prasad Dabral
    (C) Bhajan Singh “SINGH”
    (D) Shekhar Pathak
  10. Who said “Had I got one more Chandra Singh India would have freed long back” ?
    (A) Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel
    (B) Govind Ballabh Pant
    (C) Mahatma Gandhi
    (D) Jawahar Lal Nehru
  11. The Britishers captured Gahwal-Kumaun in –
    (A) April 26, 1815
    (B) April 27, 1815
    (C) March 25, 1817
    (D) None of the above
  12. Which was the first Hindi Newspaper published from Uttarakhand region ?
    (A) Samay Vinod
    (B) Yugvaani
    (C) Swadheen Praja
    (D) Almora Akhbaar
  13. ‘Sanskriti Portal’ of Uttarakhand is developed for preserving for which language –
    (A) Hindi
    (B) Sanskrit
    (C) Kumauni & Garhwali
    (D) All of the above
  14. What was the royal emblem of Chand Dynasty?
    (A) Cow
    (B) Buffalo
    (C) Horse
    (D) Snake
  15. Rajaji National Park is spread across –
    (A) Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal
    (B) Ramnagar, Chamoli, Haldwani
    (C) Ramnagar, Nainital, Champawat
    (D) Nainital, Chamoli, Almora
  16. What are Chofla, Tandi, Chanchri among the following ?
    (A) Song
    (B) Dance Style
    (C) Festival
    (D) Fair
  17. When did ‘Bhopal Gas Tragedy’ occur ?
    (A) 2 – 3 November 1984 A.D.
    (B) 2 – 3 December 1995 A.D.
    (C) 2 – 3 November 1985 A.D.
    (D) 2 – 3 December 1984 A.D.
  18. ‘Praja Mandal’ was established at Dehradun with the objective –
    (A) To get freedom from British Rule
    (B) To get freedom from Gorkha Rule
    (C) To organize people from social reforms
    (D) To free for people from mis-rule of Tehri Rajya
  19. Who was the first Historical Dynasty ruled in Uttarakhand ?
    (A) Kuninda
    (B) Parmar
    (C) Katuri
    (D) Gorkha
  20. Which ruler constructed ‘Khagmara Fort’, situated in eastern part of Almora ?
    (A) Raja Bheemchand
    (B) Raja Kalyan Chand
    (C) Raja Samchand
    (D) Baj Bahadur Chand
  21. In which district, the tribals of Raji live ?
    (A) Udham Singh Nagar
    (B) Pithoragarh
    (C) Champawat
    (D) Almora
  22. ‘Himalaya Museum’ in Uttarkashi was established on –
    (A) 15 November, 1966 A.D.
    (B) 14 November, 1965 A.D.
    (C) 20 November, 1964 A.D.
    (D) None of the above
  23. Which unit of Garhwal Rifles under the leadership of Chandra Singh Garhwali refused to fire at the unarmed Afghan soldiers ?
    (A) 4/18
    (B) 3/18
    (C) 1/18
    (D) 2/18
  24. Who is the first woman writer to pen ‘Nanda Ke Jagars’ ?
    (A) Basanti Bisht
    (B) Prof. Manjula Jugran
    (C) Dr. Kusum Rani Naithani
    (D) Radha Maindoli
  25. Which book is written by Haridutt Sharma ?
    (A) Badri Mahatya
    (B) Gangalahri
    (C) Kedarkhand
    (D) None of the above
  26. Chabahar Port will be jointly built by
    (A) Iran, Afghanistan, India
    (B) Iraq, Afghanistan, India
    (C) India, Pakistan, Iran
    (D) Pakistan, Iraq, India
  27. Which organization was fined by the National Green Tribunal for damaging Biodiversity of Yamuna at Delhi during the World Cultural Festival ?
    (A) Green Peace
    (B) Art of Living
    (C) World Culture Society
    (D) None of the above
  28. Which Team won the IPL 2016 Championship ?
    (A) Kings XI – Punjab
    (B) Sun Risers – Hyderabad
    (C) Mumbai Indians
    (D) Rising Pune Supergiants
  29. How many satellites were put in orbit, by ISRO, through PSLV-C-37 ?
    (A) 2
    (B) 9
    (C) 104
    (D) 11
  30. Jeev Milkha Singh is associated with which sport ?
    (A) Chess
    (B) Boxing
    (C) Golf
    (D) Wrestling
  31. Which of the following won the Women Single’s Title of Wimbledon Tennis Tournament 2017 ?
    (A) Venus Williams
    (B) Garbine Muguruza
    (C) Serena Williams
    (D) Johanna Konta
  32. Panama Papers Scandal related to :
    (A) International Film Piracy
    (B) Scams by big shots
    (C) Copyright
    (D) Match fixing
  33. Which one of the following States has bi-cameral legislature ?
    (A) Tamil Nadu
    (B) Tripura
    (C) West Bengal
    (D) Bihar
  34. Indian Federation closely resembles the Federation of
    (A) USA
    (B) Australia
    (C) Switzerland
    (d) Canada
  35. How many members of Anglo-Indian community are nominated to Lok Sabha by the President of India ?
    (A) 12
    (B) 8
    (C) 4
    (D) 2
  36. Pro-tem Speaker of Lok Sabha is appointed by
    (A) President of India
    (B) Vice-President of India
    (C) Prime Minister of India
    (D) Chief Justice of India
  37. The official language of the Supreme Court of India is
    (A) Hindi-Devnagri
    (B) Urdu/Persian
    (C) English
    (D) 18 Languages listed in the Constitution of India
  38. ‘Manodaya Kavya’ was composed by
    (A) Mansah
    (B) Shambhu Prasad Bahuguna
    (C) Medhakar
    (D) Bharatkavi
  39. Purushottam Pant was rewarded by which king ?
    (A) Rudrachandra
    (B) Kalyanchandra
    (C) Lakshmi Chandra
    (D) Uddhyotchandra
  40. The Credit for establishing Bacteriological Laboratory at Mukteshwar, is given to
    (A) Dr. J.T. Edward
    (B) Dr. Alfred Linguard
    (C) A.W. Siltatan
    (D) Prof. Robert Cock
  41. Which of the following river-pairs do not match ?
    (A) Saryu – Panar
    (B) Kali – Gauri Ganga
    (C) Vishnu Ganga – Dhauli (East)
    (D) Bhagirathi – Jadganga
  42. Established in 1869 A.D. the First Superintendent of Kumaon Government Garden was
    (A) Crow
    (B) Norman Gill
    (C) R.D. Fordam
    (D) J.G. Burns
  43. What is the scientific name of Laughing Gas?
    (A) Nitrous Oxide
    (B) Phosphorous Pentoxide
    (C) Sodium Bicarbonate
    (D)  Carbon Tetrachloride
  44. What term is used to describe the cultivation of plants without soil?
    (A)  Aeroponics
    (B)  Aquaponics
    (C)  Fogponics
    (D)  Hydroponics
  45. In which year was Nobel Prizes awarded first?
    (A)  1901
    (B)  1912
    (C)  1923
    (D)  1924
  46. When is World Forestry Day celebrated?
    (A)  March 3
    (B)  March 21
    (C)  March 22
    (D)  March 23
  47. Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of the formation of the Indian National Congress?
    (A)  Lord Canning
    (B)  Lord Curzon
    (C)  Lord Dufferin
    (D)  Lord Dalhousie
  48. The number of delegates who attended the first session of the Indian National Congress, held in Bombay in 1885, was

(A)  72

(B)  304

(C)  556

(D)  1500

  1. What was the name of the first ship of East India Company of England which reached India on August 24, 1600 AD?

(A)  Edward

(B)  Hector

(C)  Henary

(D)  William

  1. The city of Jaunpur was founded by

(A)  Mohammad Bin Tughlaq

(B)  Firoz Shah Tughlaq

(C)  Ibrahim Lodi

(D)  Sikandar Lodi


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