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Uttar Pradesh P.C.S. (Pre.) Exam Solved Paper

General Studies
(Held on 28-12-2008)

1. Cardamom hills lie along the border of—
(A) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka and Kerala
(C) Kerala and Tamil Nadu
(D) Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

2. Damodar is a tributory of river—
(A) Ganga
(B) Hugli
(C) Padma
(D) Suvarn Rekha

3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List-I (Region)
(a) Badam Pahar
(b) Kodarma
(c) Masabani
(d) Rava
List-II (Mineral)
1. Copper
2. Iron ore
3. Petroleum
4. Mica
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 4 3 1 2
(B) 2 4 3 1
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 2 4 1 3

4. Which one of the following regions of India is highly affected by soil erosion ?

(A) Malwa Palteau
(B) U. P. Tarai
(C) Andhra Coast
(D) Chambal Valley

5. Which one of the following four Foreign Banks operating in India, has the largest number of branches in the country ?
(A) City Bank
(B) BNP Paribus Bank
(C) Standard Chartered Bank

6. The Mandal Commission whose suggestions have given rise to unabated controversy, was constituted by—
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) Morarji Desai
(C) Rajiv Gandhi
(D) Vishwa Nath Pratap Singh

7. Recently Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, the renowned classical singer, has been awarded—

(A) Bharat Ratna
(B) Kalidas Samman
(C) Padma Bhushan
(D) Padma Shri

8. Match the following :
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(a) Gold
(b) Coal
(c) Copper
(d) Iron
1. Khetri
2. Kolar
3. Kudremukh
4. Jharia
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 4 3 2 1
(C) 3 4 1 2
(D) 2 4 1 3

9. Select the State from amongst the following, with the maximum number of wild-life sanctuaries.
(National Park and Sanctuaries)
(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) West Bengal

10. The National Environment Engineering Institute is located in—
(A) Cuttack
(B) Jamshedpur
(C) Nagpur
(D) Ranchi

Uttar Pradesh PCS (Pre) Exam 2008 Solved Paper

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