APPSC – DAO 2011 Question Paper with Answers

APPSC – DAO – 2011 Question Paper with Answers

1. Department of Atomic Energy will be under the control of
1) Cabinet Secretariat 2) Ministry of Power
3) Ministry of Science and Technology 4) Prime Minister

2. The Government of India’s recent initiative for ‘Black Revolution’ for making country self dependent in
1) Ethanol 2) Bio diesel
3) Petroleum/Crude Oil 4) Edible Oil

3. HINI virus causing swine flu is medically termed as
1) Influenza C11 2) Influenza B
3) Influenza A 4) Influenza

4. Artificial chemicals are bio-chemically known as
1) Endocrine Reactors 2) Endocrine Disruptors
3) Endocrine Facilitators 4) Endocrine Inhibitors

5. Ethanol as viable biofuel can be obtained from APPSC – DAO – 2011 Question Paper with Answers
1) Maize 2) Sugar cane 3) Potato 4) Wheat

6. The 97th century Indian National Science congress was recently (2009) in
1) Thiruvanantapuram 2) Kolkata
3) Hyderabad 4) Bangalore

7. Which state of India became first carbon free state?
1) Kerala 2) Gujarat 3) Punjab 4) Himachal Pradesh

8. National E-governance plan have been initiated in the year
1) 2009 2) 2005 3) 2006 4) 2008

9. Recently launched Oceansat – II Satellite through?
1) GSLV – 18 2) PSLV – 16
3) PSLV – C 14 4) GSLV – 12

10. The energy of winds and the waves is
1) Kinetic 2) Electrical
3) Potential 4) Kinetic and Electrical

11. When Iron rusts, its weight?
1) Increases 2) Decreases
3) Decreases and then increases 4) Shows no charge

12. A vast collection of stars held together by mutual gravitation is called
1) A Galaxy 2) Constellations 3) Nebula 4) Universe

13. The smallest planet in the solar system is
1) Mercury 2) Pluto 3) Saturn 4) Earth

14. Jet Engine works on the principle of
1) Conservation of Angular momentum
2) Conservation of Energy
3) Conservation of linear momentum

15. The best conductor of heat among liquid is
1) Alcohol 2) Water 3) Acid 4) Mercury

16. Wood is the main raw material for manufacture of
1) Paint 2) Paper 3) Ink 4) Gunpowder

17. When the speed of a body is doubled, its kinetic energy becomes
1) One-fourth 2) Quadraple 3) Double 4) Half

18. The element required for solar energy conversion is
1) Ultra Pure carbon 2) Beryllium
3) Tantalum 4) Silicon

19. The chemical name for urea is
1) Choroethene 2) Aneurin 3) Nitrine 4) Carbamide

20. The Gas that used in electric bulb is
1) Oxygen 2) Nitrogen 3) Hydrogen 4) CO2

21. Number of Chromosomes present in a normal human body cell is
1) 46 2) 48 3) 44 4) 42

22. The disease that is caused by Viral infection is
1) Jaundice 2) Typhoid 3) Cold 4) Titanus

23. Palaeonotology is the study of
1) Bones 2) Organs 3) Fossils 4) Birds

24. AB blood group holder is sometimes called a Universal because of
1) Presence of Antibodies 2) Lack of Antibodies
3) Lack of Antigens 4) Lack of both Antigens and Antibodies

25. The International Rice Research Institute is located in
1) Philippines 2) Nigeria 3) Mexico 4) Brazil

26. August 29th is celebrated as “National Sports Day in Indian in memory of
1) Dhyan Chand 2) Milkha Singh
3) C.K. Naidu 4) Wilson Jones

27. The Decade 2006-2015 is designated by SAARC as the decade of
1) Girl Child 2) Rights of Child
3) Tourism 4) Poverty Alleviation

28. Cloud seeding is done for artificial rain by using the chemical named?
1) Potassium Permanganate 2) Copper Sulphate
3) Nitrogen 4) Silver Iodide

29. Which city known as the “Big Apple”?
1) Tokyo 2) Shanghai 3) New York 4) Paris

30. The largest peninsula in the world is
1) Arabia 2) Alaska 3) Southern India 4) Labrador

31. Who is the author of the book Golden threshold?
1) Aruna Asaf Ali 2) Sarojini Naidu
3) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit 4) Annie Beasent

32. Which amongst the following countries has the worlds largest reserves of Uranium?
1) Canada 2) U.S.A. 3) Australia 4) Russia

33. The most literate Union territory in India is
1) Chandigarh 2) New Delhi 3) Pondicherry 4) Laksh Dweep

34. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award is related to
1) Journalism 2) Science and Technology
3) Literature 4) Peace

35. The concept of public interest litigation is originated in
1) Germany 2) India 3) Canada 4) U.S.A.

36. Who is currently the Executive Secretary of United Nations Frame Work Convention
for climate change?
1) Yuo De Boer 2) Yaseer Sayeed
3) Mariam Blanchett 4) Ban kee Moon

37. Srikumar Benerjee is the new head for
1) Dept. of Home 2) Dept. of Atomic Energy
3) Dept. of Petroleum 4) Dept.of Science and Technology

38. The Governor of Reserve Bank of India is
1) D.V. Subba Rao 2) Y.V. Reddy
3) Usha Thorat 4) Amitabh Guha

39. The current chairman of the T.R.A.I. is
1) Vipul Uppal 2) J.S. Sharma
3) Sam Pitrode 4) Anil Kakodkar

40. The National Crisis Management commission is headed by
1) The Prime Minister of India 2) The Union Home Minister
3) The Union Finance Minister 4) Cabinet Secretary

41. The Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister is
1) M. Natarajan 2) M.G.K. Pillai
3) M.K. Narayan 4) V.K. Saraswat

42. Which country has been suspended from common wealth in September 2009 is
1) Fizi 2) Pakistan 3) Nepal 4) Srilanka

43. Microsofts new search engine launched in 2009 is called
1) Ming 2) Buzz 3) Bing 4) Turill

44. The Third largest party which emerged in 15th Lok Sabha elections of 2009 is
1) C.P.I. (Marxist) 2) Samajwadi Party
3) Bahujan Samaj Party 4) Trinamool Congress

45. What is ISRO’s versions of Google earth launched is 2009?
1) Bhoogol 2) Bhoomi 3) Bhuvan 4) Samsar

46. Recently, the Andhra Pradesh Government has formed Special Developments
Authority to which of the following Sector
1) Mining 2) Petroleum 3) Industry 4) Fertilizers

47. National Institute of Nutrition is located at
1) Hyderabad 2) Pune 3) Chennai 4) Kolkata

48. Which one of the following is not a form of Carnatic Music?
1) Slokem 2) Thilana 3) Kirti 4) Tappa

49. The Audacity of Hope has been written by
1) Algore 2) Hillary Clinton
3) Banki moon 4) Barack Obama

50. Russia is going to build koodankulam Style nuclear power plant in
1) Tamil Nadu 2) Maharashtra
3) West Bengal 4) Gujarat

51. Lothal has been situated in
1) Rajasthan 2) Gujarat 3) Punjab 4) Pakistan

52. The kings who issued gold coins for the first time in India was
1) Kushans 2) Guptas 3) Mauryas 4) Indo-Greeks

53. The capital of Bimbisara was
1) Champa 2) Rajgir 3) Vaishali 4) Ujjain

54. In the Third battle of panipat, the Marathas were defeated by
1) Mughals 2) Afghans 3) French 4) British

55. Madurai was the capital of
1) Pallavas 2) Cholas 3) Pandyas 4) Rastrakutas

56. The first English man to preside over a congress session was
1) A.O. Hume 2) Annie Beasant 3) George Yule 4) Robert Clive

57. The Partition of Bengal was in reality
1) Attempt to weaken the nationalism in Bengal
2) Act to appeare sentiments of Muslims
3) Step taken for administrative Convenience
4) Attempt to split the congress

58. In September 1932 Mahatma Gandhi began a fast unto Death in Yarrawads Jail
against
1) British repression of satyagrahis 2) Communal riots in Kolkata
3) Violation of Gandhi -Irwin pact 4) Communal Award of Ramsay Mc Donald

59. The firstr Municipal corporation was set up India in
1) Madras 2) Delhi 3) Calcutta 4) Bombay

60. The first prince who signed instrument of Accession in 1947 was
1) Maharaja of Baroda 2) Maharaja of Patiala
3) Scindia of Gwalior 4) Maharaja of Travancore

61. Who among the following repealed the Vernacular press Act?
1) Lord Litton 2) Lord Ashington
3) Lord Corn Wallis 4) Lord Rippon

62. The founder of Satavahana Dynasty was
1) Goutami Putra Satakarni 2) Satakarni V
3) Kanha 4) Simukha

63. Neetisastram was written by
1) Rudra Deva 2) Agasthya 3) Ketana 4) Marana

64. The Dynasty which had given ultimate design to Andhra culture and civilisation was
1) Satavahanas 2) Pallavas 3) Kakatiyas 4) Chalukyas

65. The Satavahana king who has been regarded as Kavivastala was
1) Satakarni II 2) Yagnasri Satakarni
3) Goutamiputra Satakarni 4) Pulemami

66. The foreign Traveller who visited the kakatiya kingdom during Rudramma Devi’s rule was
1) Marcopole 2) Huan Tsang 3) Abdul Razak 4) Columbus

67. The first Sultanate who invaded Kakatiya’s was
1) Ala-uddin-Khilji 2) Bahadhur Shah
3) Ibrahim Lodi

68. The Mulki rule agitation took place during the rule of
1) Mir Usman Alikhan 2) Afjaluddaulah
3) Mir Mehaboob Alikhan 4) Nizam Alikhan

69. The Jatiya Andhra Maha Sabha was founded by
1) Suravaram Prathap Reddy 2) Ravi Narayana Reddy
3) Konda Venkata Reddy 4) Jamalapuram Kesava Rao

70. The father of Movement for peoples dilect in Telugu Language was
1) Suravaram Pratap Reddy 2) Kandukuri Veeresi Lingam
3) Gidugu Rama Murthy 4) Gurajada Appa Rao

71. The Muslim scholar who accompanied Muhammad Ghazni was
1) Firishta 2) Abul Fazal 3) Ibin Batuta 4) Alberuni

72. The man who lead the 1857 revolt in New Delhi was
1) Kunwar Singh 2) Bahadur Shah
3) Tantia Tope 4) Bakht Khan

73. The Kheda Movement started against
1) Money Lenders 2) Governments
3) Land Lords 4) European Planters

74. The Land Tax collected during the Kakatiyas was termed as
1) Hali 2) Vihar 3) Saalvi 4) Aari

75. A traveller named Numiz visited Vijaya Nagara Empire during rule of Achyuta Deva Raya Numiz belonged to
1) France 2) Britain 3) Italy 4) Dutch

76. Which of the following cloud types do not indicate fair weather?
1) Cumulonimbus 2) Cumulus
3) Cumulers 4) Cirrus

77. Which of the following is not a tropical type of soil?
1) Brown soil 2) Desert Soil
3) Black Soil 4) Red Soil

78. Shallow rooted trees are associated with
1) Equatorial climate 2) Tropical climate
3) Temperate climate 4) Savanna climate

79. Earthquakes and Volcanoes occur mostly in
1) Deep Sea Plains 2) Folded and Faulted Regions
3) Coastal Regions 4) Plateau Regions

80. The most Salty Sea in the world is
1) Red Sea 2) Ural Sea 3) Dead Sea 4) Black Sea

81. The deepest trench in the world is in
1) North American Sea 2) Pacific Ocean
3) Arabian Ocean 4) Atlantic Ocean

82. The Greatest Archipelago in the world is
1) Cairo 2) Philippines 3) Indonesia 4) Haiti

83. Which Mountain Range in Peninsular India is also called as Sahyadri Range?
1) Western Ghats 2) Nilgiri Hills
3) Eastern Ghats 4) Satpura Range

84. The Mulla Periyar Dam issue is between the following states
1) Tamil Nadu- Andhra 2) Tamil Nadu- Karnataka
3) Kerala- Karnataka 4) Tamil Nadu- Kerala

85. India’s largest private sector seaport has been commissioned very recently is in
1) Kerala 2) Gujarat 3) Tamil Nadu 4) Andhra Pradesh

86. The river which has not been originated in India is
1) Sutlej 2) Ravi 3) Beas 4) Chenab

87. Kundah hydro-electric project is located in
1) Kerala 2) West Bengal 3) Tamil Nadu 4) Karnataka

88. The Western most limit of Sivalic Hils is
1) River Kosi 2) Potwar Basin 3) Pir Panjal 4) Morni Hills

89. Which of the following states is land locked?
1) Orissa 2) Tamil Nadu 3) Jharkhand 4) Karnataka

90. The river which flows from east direction to the west direction is
1) Tapti 2) Cauvery 3) Krishna 4) Mahanadi

91. The smallest state of India is
1) Meghalaya 2) Sikkim 3) Nagaland 4) Arunachal Pradesh

92. The line which separated India and Afghanistan is
1) Rad Cliffline 2) Mc Mohan Line
3) Gulf of Mannar 4) Durand line

93. ‘Mehsana’ Breed buffalo will be found mainly in
1) punjab 2) Haryana 3) Uttar Pradesh 4) Gujarat

94. The most prominent crop of Dry Farming in India is
1) wheat 2) Bajra 3) paddy 4) Cotton

95. The state which produces large quantity of teak wood is
1) Rajasthan 2) Assam 3) Madhya Pradesh 4) Maharashtra

96. The Chief Mineral Product of West Bengal is
1) Coal 2) Manganese 3) Copper 4) Dolanute

97. The nuclear power plant which is designed specifically to agricultural purposed has been located in
1) Kalpakkam 2) Kota 3) Narora 4) Tarapur

98. The chitravati is the tributary to River
1) Penna 2) Godavari 3) Krishna 4) Thunga Bhadra

99. Mica is used in manufacture of
1) Chemicals 2) Plastic goods
3) Paints 4) Electric goods

100. In A.P. Uranium deposits are mostly available in
1) Kadapa 2) Nalgonda 3) Srikakulan 4) Khammam

101. Project Arrow was launched by
1) ONGC 2) Jet Air Ways
3) Home Department 4) Postal Department

102. Axis Bank is the new name for
1) UCO Bank 2) UTI 3) IDBI Bank 4) Union Bank

103. Reserve Bank of India was Nationalised in the year
1) 1947 2) 1949 3) 1957 4) 1959

104. Narasimhan committee is related to
1) Tax Reforms 2) Energy 3) Banking Sector 4) Road Safety

105. Rainbow Revolution is associated with
1) Agriculture Sector 2) Small Scale Industries

106. Which of the following is a modern tank?
1) Bhim 2) Akash 3) Arjun 4) Prithvi

107. Economics as the study of relationship between unlimited wants and scarce resources according to
1) J.M. Keynes 2) Karl Marx 3) Max Weber 4) Adam Smith

108. Recently Chief Minister of A.P. Mr. Rosaiah presented the budget for 2010-2011 and he succeeded in presenting the budget.
1) 18th time 2) 14th time 3) 16th time 4) 12th time

109. In the AP Budget 2010-11 the highest-allocation of funds meant for
1) Education 2) Free power
3) Arogya Sri 4) Loan Waiving for farmers

110. Which project has been collectively constructed by three stagtes, AP, M.P.
Maharashtra?
1) Pranahita 2) Dummugudem 3) Pulichintala 4) Ichampalli

111. The first session of the constituent Assembly was held in
1) Bombay 2) Lahore 3) Calcutta 4) New Delhi

112. Which part of the Indian constitution elaborates the concept of a welfare state?
1) Preamble 2) Fundamental Rights
3) Directive Principles 4) Fundamental Duties

113. Which constitutional amendment granted privacy to the Directive Principles Over Fundamental Rights?
1) 42th 2) 25th 3) 36th 4) 44th

114. Constitution of India borrowed the Scheme of Federation from the constitution of
1) Ireland 2) Canada 3) U.S.A. 4) U.K.

115. The union territories get representation in
1) Both Houses of Parliament 2) Lok Sabha
3) Rajya Sabha 4) None of these

116. The most important questions allowed by the speaker in the Lok Sabha are
1) Starred 2) Supplementary 3) Short Notice 4) Unstarred

117. Public Accounts Committee is
1) Sub committee 2) Select committee of Lok Sabha
3) Standing committee of Rajya Sabha 4) Joint Committee of Both houses

118. The Chairman and members of the State Public Service Commission are appointed by
1) Prime Minister 2) Governor
3) The president of India 4) Chairman UPSC

119. Impeachment Proceedings against the Vice President can be initiated
1) Supreme Court of India 2) Only in Rajya Sabha
3) Only in Lok Sabha 4) Both Houses of Parliament

120. The contingency Fund of a state is operated by
1) President of India 2) Chief Minister
3) Governor 4) C and A.G

121. Ministers in a state get salaries as determined by
1) The Governor 2) The Constitution
3) State Legislature 4) Parliament

122. The residuary powers of legislation in the case of Jammu and kashmir belong to
1) State Legislature 2) Parliament
3) Governor 4) State High Court

123. The Committee which had not recommended the state on linguistic basis was
1) S.K. Dhar Committee 2) Panikhar Committee
3) Syed Fazi Ali 4) B.K. Iyyengar Committee

124. The strength of the Andhra Pradesh legislative council is
1) 100 2) 90 3) 120 4) 145

125. The 22nd Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
1) K. Rosaiah 2) N.T. Rama Rao
3) N. Chandra Babu Naidu 4) Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy

126. What is the next number in the series? 27,24,26,23,25,………….
1) 21 2) 24 3) 22 4) 27

127. What is the probability of getting a sum of the 8 by throwing a single pair of dice
1) 5/36 2) 8/12 3) 3/12 4) 4/36

128. Ravi is twice as old as Venkat.Three years ago Ravi was three times as old as venkat. How old is Ravi now?
1) 6 2) 12 3) 14 4) 10

129. Ramesh Travels 7 kms east wards and then turn left and travelled 3 km.and further turns left and travels 13 kms. How for is Ramesh now from starting point?
1) 16 kms 2) 7 kms 3) 8 kms 4) None of the above

130. A man spends 30% his income on house rent. 75% of the remaining other items. What percentage of income does he save?
1) 16.25 2) 34.50 3) 52.5 4) 17.5

131. What is 25% of 25% equal to?
1) 6.25 2) .625 3) .0625 4) 625

132. Trace out the wrong number from the numbers given below. 3, 8, 15, 24, 34, 48, 63
1) 48 2) 63 3) 34 4) 24

133. How many Triangles are there in the Figure shown above?

1) 24 2) 18 3) 28

134. March 1st 2008 was Saturday which day was it on March 1st 2002?
1) Monday 2) Friday 3) Sunday 4) Saturday

135. Body Included limbs as tree included
1) Branch 2) Seeds 3) Leaves 4) Root

136. What comes next in the following letter series BEI,OGIK, FIM HKO
1) KMP 2) JMP 3) JMV 4) JMQ

137. Swathi is taller than Swetha. shalini is shorter than Vaishali Keerthi is taller than Swathi. If Vaishali’s Height is 5. 3″ who it taller of all?

1) Keerthi 2) Swathi 3) Swetha 4) Shalini

138. What is 30% of 450?
1) 150 2) 135 3) 115 4) 125

139. A Clock when seen rough a mirror placed opposite it shows the time 1.35. what is actual time?
1) 11.35 2) 12.25 3) 11.25 4) 12.35

140. P Q R S are playing a game of carrom P,R S, Q are the partners. S is to the Right of R. Which direction Q is facing
1) South 2) East 3) West 4) North

141. Disease is related to pathology in the same way as a planet is relate to
1) Orbit 2) Astronomy 3) Geology 4) Astrology

142. The ages of A and B are in the ratio of 6 : 5 and sum of their ages is 44 years. What will be the ratio of their ages after 8 years?
1) 6: 9 2) 4 :8 3) 8 :7 4) 12:14

143. Find probability that in five tosses, a coin shows heads at least 3 times in succession
1) 3/10 2) 1/8 3) 1/5 4) 1/4

144. Find the next number in series 1,4, 12, 32, 80,………….
1) 192 2) 180 3) 186 4) 144

145. 1,8,27,64, 125, 126……
1) 354 2) 343 3) 353 4) 512

146. Four metal rods of lengths 78cm, 104 cm, 117 cm and 169cm are to be cut into parts of equal length. Each part must be as long as possible. What is maximum number of pieces that can be cut?
1) 36 2) 27 3) 43 4) 48

147. In an examination 70% of students passed in the paper I and 60% of the students passed in the paper 2. 15% students failed in both papers while 270 students passed in both the papers. What is total number of students?
1) 560 2) 580 3) 600 4) 640

148. If a circle is diametrically divided into 16 parts. How many radii will it have finally?
1) 64 2) 16 3) 32 4) 128

149. International Ramayana conference was held at
1) Mysore 2) Hyderabad 3) Madagascar 4) Lusaka

150. A child was born on August 8th. 1978. It was Tuesday. What will be his birthday in the year 1986?
1) Saturday 2) Monday 3) Thursday 4) None

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