MPSC Preliminary Examination 2011 Paper

MPSC Preliminary Examination Paper Held on 13th Feb 2011
Total Questions: 200
Total Marks:200

1. The immediate cause of the Revolt of 1857 was
(1) Use of cartridges greased with cow fat and pig fat
(2) Annexation of several states
(3) The spread of Christianity
(4) Abolition of titles, vatans and pensions

2.Who, from the following, was inspired to found the Indian National Congress ?
(1) Dadabhai Naoroji (2) Vyomeshchandra Banerjee
(3) Sir A.O. Hume (4) Lokmanya Tilak

s. Who founded “A.rya Mahila Samaj” in Pune ?
(1) Savitribai Phule (2) Pandita Ramabai
(3) Iravati Karve (4) Anutai Wagh

4.Who was the source of inspiration to found the “Indian National Trade Union C0ngress” in 1947 ?
(1) Pandit Nehru (2) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(3) Sardar Patel (4) Gulzarilal Nanda

5. In which year was the “University Grants Commissi0n” established ‘?
(1) 1957 (2) 1958 (3) 1956 (4) 1959

6. Who established the “S0ciety for the Protection of Hindu Legion” ‘?
(1) V.D. Savarkar and Anant Kanhere l
(2) Vasudeo Chafekar and Damodar Chafekar
(3) Anant Kanhere and Balkrishna Chafekar
(4) Damodar Chafekar and Balkrishna Chafekar

7. Who started the newspaper “Sudharak” ?
(1) Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2) Gopal Ganesh Agarkar
(3) Lokmanya Tilak i (4) Vishnushastri Chiplunkar

5. “Manav Dharma Sabha” institution was established by
(1) Mahatma Jyotiba Phule (2) Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi
(3) Baba Padmanji (4) Dadoba Pandurang Tarkhadkar

9.Who launched Satyagraha of the ‘Cavdar Ta1e’ at Mahad in 1927 `?
(1) Mahatma Gandhi (2) VR. Shinde
(3) VD. Savarkar (4) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

10. Who started the periodical “Samaj Swasthya” ?
(1) R.D. Karve (2) Mahatma Phule
(3) Chha. Shahu Maharaj (4) Dhondo Keshav Karve

11. Depressed Classes Mission’ was founded by .
(1) Vitthal Ramaji Shinde (2) Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
(3) Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve (4) Mahatma Jyotiba Phule

12.Mahatma Phule recommended to the Hunter Commission that State should give the priority to .
(1) Higher Education
(2) Free and Compulsory Primary Education
(3) Adult Education
(4) Female Education

13.Mountain soil is known as .
(1) Black cotton soil (2) Unmatured soil
(3) Peat soil _ (4) Alkali soil

15.district of Maharashtra is largest according to the area.
(1) Pune (2) Ahmednagar (3) Nagpur (4) Yavatmal

16.Project Tiger’ at Melghat is located in district.
(1) Gadchiroli (2) Bhandara (3) Amravati (4) Yavatmal

17. Which wood is mostly utilized for furniture ?
(1) Sandal (2) Teak (3) Banyan (4) Mango

18.The river Koyna joins the river Krishna at _ .
(1) Satara (2) Kolhapur
(3) Karad (4) Mahabaleshwar

19.Which among the following persons was not a member of the Drafting Committee of
the Indian Constitution ? I
(1) Dr. K.M. Munshi (2) Pandit J awaharlal Nehru
(3) N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar (4) Mr. DP Khaitan

20.The Constitution of India was enacted by a Constituent Assembly set up .
(1) under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946
(2) under the Indian Independence Act, 1947
(3) under the resolution of the Provisional Government
(4) by the Indian National Congress

21.Where are the Judicial benches of Mumbai High Court situated ?
(1) Beed, Kolhapur and Akola (2) Pune, N ashik and Amaravati
(3) Nagpur, Aurangabad and Panaji (4) Nanded, Dhule and Chandrapur

22.(1) 72 (2) 36 (3) 90 (4) 78
How much is the strength of the Legislative Council of Maharashtra ‘?
(1) 72 (2) 36 (3) 90 (4) 78

23. Consider the following : I. The President according to Indian Constitution shall act in accordance with the
advice given by the Council of Ministers. _
II. The President may require the Council of Ministers to reconsider such advice, but that advice is not binding on the President.
(1) I and II both are correct (2) I is correct and II is incorrect
(3) II is correct and I is incorrect (4) I and II both are incorrect

24.How many members are there in Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad at present ?
(1) 19 (2) 48
(3) 78 (4) None of these

25.Who works as a Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary of the Panchayat Samiti ?
(1) Extension Officer (2) Gramsevak
(3) Sabhapati (4) Block Development Officer .

26. Which one of the following durations is the tenure of the Mayor of Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra ? `
(1) 1 year (2) 2·5 years (3) 5years (4) 3·5 years

27.Who performs the administrative leadership at Panchayat Samiti level
(1) Block Development Officer (2) President of Panchayat Samiti
(3) Vice-President of Panchayat Samiti (4) District Collector

28.Minimum how many meetings of Gram Sabha must be held in a Financial Year in Maharashtra ?
(1) 4 (2) 5 (3) 6 (4) 2

29.Who is the Secretary of Zilla Parishad in Maharashtra ?
(1) Chief Executive Officer of Zilla Parishad
(2) Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Zilla Parishad
(3) Chief Executive Engineer of PWD
(4) District Collector

30.Which of the following sentences is not applicable to Gram Sabha ?
(1) Gram Sabha is constituted of all adult members of the village,
(2) Sarpanch chairs the meeting of the Gram Sabha.
(3) In the absence of Sarpanch, Deputy Sarpanch chairs the meeting of the Gram Sabha.
(4) In the absence of both Sarpanch and Deputy Sarpanch, the Gram Sabha meeting is chaired by the Gram Sevak.

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  3. Mastud Yogita Pandurang says:

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  4. shantaram palve says:

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  5. yewale Kanifnath says:

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