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MCQ FOR TNPSC GROUP 1 PART 12 ( in Tamil )
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S Vijay Jagadeesh
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  1. a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 54. Recently the term Charter City' has been in the news. Which of the following statements is NOT CORRECT regarding this? a. The concept was popularized by Paul M Romer b. These are new cities with distinct rules that foster innovation and economio growth. c. The focus is to build new cities in advanced nations. d. It is governed by its own rules and laws rather than state or national laws. 55. Consider the following statements regarding Safeguard Duty: 1. It is imposed to protect local manufacturers. 2. State Governments are free to impose duties on goods which effects its economy. August 2018, Government had imposed 25% safeguard duty on imported solar panels. Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. All of the above 56. Match the following: a. Kamakhya Temple b. Virupaksha Temple c. Thousand Pillar Temple ii. Tamil Nadu d. Srikalahasti Temple 3. In i, Karnataka ii. Assam iv. Telangana v. Andhra Pradesh Choose the correct option a. a-1, b-1, C-1, d-IV b. a-ii, b-i, c-iii, d- v C. a-11, b-111, C-1, d-1V 17

  2. d. a-ii, b-i, c-iv, d-v 57. Which of the following is not a feature of UDAN: a. It primarily aims to connect tier II and Tier III cities b. Viability Gap Funding is given by both the state and union government. c. The maximum fare is fixed at Rs. 2500/hour for all the seats d. More than 25 ghost airports have been added so far. 58. Human Capital Index is published by: a. IMF b. ILO C. WEF d. World Bank 59. Among the following states, the Indian Standard Meridian passes through: 1. Madhva Pradesh 2. Uttar Pradeslh 3. Jharkhand 4. Tamilnadu 5. Andhra Pradesh Which of the above are correct? a. 1, 2 and 4 b. 2, 3 and 4 c. 1, 2 and 5 d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 60. Consider the following pairs: Natives in News Country 1. Houthi 2. Nuer 3. Kurds 4. Uyghur Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a 1 and 2 b. 1 and 4 c. 2 and 3 Palestine New Zealand Turkey Kazakhstan 18

  3. d. 3 and 4 61. The well-known Chennakesava temple at Belur belongs to the a. Vesara School b. Hoysala School c. Vijaynagar School d. Nayaka School 62. Artificial Intelligence has applications in which of the following? 1. Automotive industry 2. Smart cities and infrastructure 3. Banking operations 4. Financial auditing 5. Art forms Select the correct answer using the code given below: a. 1, 3 and 4 only b. 2, 3 and 5 only c. 1 and 4 only d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 63. The national income of a country for a given period is equal to the a. GDP corrected with Net Factor Income from Abroad b. Removing depreciation from the economic growth c. Sum of personal income of all individuals d. Net national product in terms of factor cost 64. An closed economy is an economy in which a. the money supply is fully controlled b. deficit financing takes place c. only exports take place d. neither exports nor imports take place 65. Economic growth is with usually coupled a. Deflation b. Inflation c. Stagflation d. Hyperinflation 19

  4. 66. With reference to earthquake, the term hypocentre refers to a. The point on the surface of the earth nearest to focus b. The point on the surface of the earth with maximum damages c. The point where the energy is released d. The point where tsunami is triggered 67. Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism, but also its functional role in the community of organisms? a. Ecotone b. Ecological niche c. Habitat d. Home range 68. The increasing amount of Co2 since the industrial revolution in the air is considered to harm the earth, this is because Co2 a. Helps in photosynthesis b. Absorbs the water vapour of the air and retains its heat c. Absorbs the ultraviolet part of the solar radiation d. Absorbs the infrared part of the solar radiation 69. Which one of the following sets of elements was primarily responsible for the origin of life on the Earth? a. Hydrogen, Oxygen, Sodiumm b. Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen c. Oxygen, Calcium, Phosphorus d. Carbon, Hydrogen, Potassium 70. Which one of the following is the best description of the term 'ecosystem? a. A community of organisms interacting with one another. b. That part of the Earth which is inhabited by living organisms. c. A community of organisms together with the environment in which they live d. The flora and fauna of a geographical area 71. The most common form of earthquakes is a. Volcanic b. Tectonic 20

  5. c. Collapse d. Explosion 72. Consider the following with respect to evolution of Earth. 1. The crust and the uppermost part of the mantle are called lithosphere. 2. The thickness oceanic crust is thinner as compared to the continental crust Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 73. Adaptation is an important aspect of evolution , every organism adapts itself to the particular environment for survival. Consider the following statements regarding different adaptation measures: I. The beaks of different birds are adapted according to the climate. II. Long thin beak helps in feeding on fish, insects and plants in water. III. Flat beak is useful for crushing nut:s Which of the above statements are correct? a. Only I b.I and II c. II and III d. None of the above 74. Why the wall lizards are found near the tubelight during summer? a. Because lizard's outer skin normally comes off during the summer, thus requires UV rays. b. To eat insects (grasshoppers, ants, crickets, and beetles) and spiders found near light. c. They require warm temperature of the range (82 to 95 degrees F) as they are cold blooded. d. None of the above 75. Ecosystem have unique property of self-regulation. The ecosystems have a property to tolerate external stress and remain in balance. This property is called: 21

  6. a. Homeostasis b. Sere c. Ecotone d. Biodiversity 76. Consider the following statements about the detritus food chain: 1. Energy for this food chain comes from remains of detritus. 2. This food chain helps in fixing organic nutrients 3. Vultures and crabs are detritivores. 4. Detritus food chains are generally longer than grazing food chains. Which of the above statements are correct? a. 1,2 and 3 b. 1,2 and 4 C. 1 and 3 d. All of the above 77. Consider the following statements: I. Only 10% of the energy at a tropic level is transferred to the next higher tropic level 2. Food chain usually cannot have more than four trophic levels. Which of the following statements are correct? a. Only 1 b. Only 2 c. Both of the above d. None of the above. 78. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer: I. Total-factor productivity (TFP), also called multi-factor productivity, is a variable which accounts for effects in total output caused by traditionally measured inputs. 2. Tax buoyancy is a measure of the responsiveness of tax receipts with respect to GDP or National Income. Codes: a. 1 only b.2 only

  7. c. Both d. None 79. The index which combines social indicators of life expectancy and literacy with a measure of basic income adjusted to reflect purchasing power sufficient to raise the people above the poverty line is called Basic Needs Index b. Purchasing Power Index c. Human Development Index d. Welfare Index 80. Which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. Increase in GDP at constant prices indicates growth in real final output of goods and services by the economy. 2. Increase in GDP deflator indicates the fall in the general price level a. 1 only b. 2 only C. Both d. None 81. What are the uses of Real GNP? 1. It is useful in finding out the effects of increased production of goods and services on the real development. 2. It uses the quantities and prices in a given time period to track the total value produced in an economy in that same span of time. 3. It enables one to make a year-to-year comparison of the changes in the growth of output of goods and services. 4. It is also often used in making international comparisons of economic performance across the countries. a. 1 & 2 only b. 1, 2 & 3 only c, 1, 3 & 4 only d. All of the above 82. What are the components of Net Factor Income from abroad? 23

  8. 1. Net compensation to employees. 2. Net income from property and entrepreneurship that includes rent, interest, dividends etc. 3. Net retained earnings of resident companies abroad. a. 1 & 2 only b. 2 only c. 2 & 3 only d. All of the above 83. What does the primary sector include? 1. Agriculture 2. Manufacturing 3. Mining and Quarrying 4. Domestic work by a wife, mother, maid etc 5. Transport and Storage a. 1 & 4 only . 1 & 3 only c. 1, 4 & 5 only d. 1, 2 & 5 only 84. Who prepares the National Income estimates? a. Central Statistical Organization b. National Sample Survey Organization c. Economic Advisor, DIPP d. Chief Controller of Accounts 85. With respect to Indian temple architecture what does rekha-prasada refer 0 a. It is a design of garbhagriha in such a way that the sun rays fall on the deity b. An Dravidian type of temple architecture c. Simple shikhara which is square at the base d. Nagara type of temple architecture in which the roofs do not curve inward 86. Consider the following statements. 1. Most of the Khajuraho temples are devoted to Hindu gods 24

  9. 2. The Lakshmana temple dedicated to Vishnu is the grandest temple of Khajuraho, built in 954 by the Chandela king, Dhanga. Which among the above statement is/are INCORRECT? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 87. Consider following statements about vesara style of architecture 1. It can be called Chalukyan style or Karnataka style. 2. It represents an outgrowth of earlier Dravidian style. Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 88. Which among the following statements on Ajanta caves is INCORRECT? a. It has 29 caves including those from 2nd century BCE b. It is the only surviving painting of 1st century BCE c. It contains Buddhist, Jain and Brahminical caves d. Biggest image is that of Mahaparinibbana of Buddha 89. In the context of Indian temple architecture, which of the following is INCORRECTLY matched? 1. Sandhara: Without pradakshinapatha 2. Nirandhara: With pradakshinapatha 3. Sarvatobhadra: Which can be accessed from all sides a. 1, 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 c. 2 and.3 d. 1 and3 90. Consider following statements about Chalukya architecture 1. Vesara Style of architecture was initially developed by Chalukyas and was later improved by Rashtrakutas and Hoysalas 25

  10. 2. Pattadakkal group of monuments which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site represents first stage of Chalukyan temple construction 3. Cave temples of Chalukya period are found mainly in Aihole, Badami and Pattadakkal Which among the above statement is correct? a. 1 Only b. 1 and 2 c. 2 and 3 d. 1, 2 and 3 91. Which of the following temples are NOT the examples of Nagara architecture style? 1. Jaina Temple of Dilwara 2. Kailash Temple of Ellora 3. Dashawatar Temple of Jhansi 4. Temples of Khajuraho Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a. 1 and 4 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1,2 and 3 only d. 1,2,3 and 4 92. Consider the following monument:s 1. Tomb of Jahangir 2. Tomb of Akbar 3. Tomb of Aurangzeb Which of the above is/are located in India? a. 2 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 93. Rekha Deula, Pidha Deula and Khakhara Deula types of temples are found in a. Chola Architecture 26

  11. 2. Magma chamber is located in the outer core that is source of all volcanic activity on the crust. Which among the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 98. Which of the following statement is /are correct about electoral bond? 1. India is the first country having such kind of bond 2. It is an interest free banking instrument for political party 3. Bond will be in the multiples of Rs 1000, Rs 10,000, Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 crore 4. Only registered political parties, that have secured not less than 1% of votes polled in last election of loksabha or legislative assembly of state is eligible for this bond a. 1 only b. 1 and 2 only c. 2, 3 and 4 only d. 1, 3 and 4 only 99. Which of the following statements are NOT CORRECT about Rashtriya Vavoshri Yojana? 1. Provide physical aids and assisted living devices for all senior citizens 2. It is a centrally sponsored scheme 3. Artificial limbs Manufacturing Corporation is the implementing agency 4.50% of the beneficiaries in each district shall be women a. 1 and 2 b. 1, 2 and 4 c. 3 only d. 3 and 4 only 100. Which of the following statement is /are correct about fisheries and aquaculture infrastructure development fund (FAIDF)? 1. Aim is to boost the fish production 28