Uttarakhand pcs (pre)-2012 general studies

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Question: The earliest reference of "Magnetic Compass" is found in

Answer:Jawamiul Hikayat

Question: After the downfall of the Delhi Sultanate, who was the first ruler to issue the gold coin ?


Question: Which monument is not at Fatehpur Sikri ?

Answer:Akbari Mahal

Question: Match the following monuments with their concerned ruler and select the correct code
given below :
A. Double dome 1. Sher Shah
B. Octagonal tomb 2. Muhammad Adil Shah
C. True arch tomb 3. Balban
D. Gol Gumbad 4. Sikandar Lodi
Codes :

Answer:A4 B1 C3 D2

Question: Which one of the following Ashrams related to Mahatma Gandhi, is the oldest ?


Question: The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court established by the East India Company was :

Answer:Elijah Impey

Question: Who was the author of "Neel-Darpan" ?

Answer:Dinabandhu Mitra

Question: Azimullah Khan was an advisor to

Answer:Nana Saheb

Question: Who established "Satya Sodhak Samaj" ?

Answer:Jotiba Phule

Question: Muzaffar Ahmad, S.A. Dange, Shaukat Usmani and Nalini Gupta were jailed for which
conspiracy ?

Answer:Kanpur Bolshevik conspiracy case

Question: The longest glacier in Uttarakhand is

Answer:Gangotri Glacier

Question: According to 2011 Census, which of the following districts of Uttarakhand had negative
population growth-rate ?


Question: Which are called "Duns" in Uttarakhand ?

Answer:Structural valleys

Question: In which of the following rivers" confluence is Gobindghat located ?

Answer:Alaknanda and Laxman Ganga (Bhyundar Gad)

Question: Which of the following is a biosphere reserve in Uttarakhand ?

Answer:Nanda Devi

Question: Which one is the most extensive part of the oceanic floor ?

Answer:Deep Sea Plains

Question: Grenada is located in

Answer:Caribbean Sea

Question: A telegram was sent from Greenwich at 12.00 Noon. The time for transmission was
12 minutes. It reached a town at 6.00 p.m. The longitude of the town will be

Answer:87° E

Question: Which one of the following is not a member of "BRICS" ?

Answer:Saudi Arabia

Question: Which one of the following is not associated to the "group" ?