TNPSC -GROUP -II (11-04-2010) 1. Shashi Tharoor of India was a candidate for the post of (Ans) B. U.N. Secretary General Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S elg;G epfo;Tfs; book page no- 21 2. Stolt Valor was in the news because (Ans) C. It was hijacked by Somalian hijackers Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S elg;G epfo;Tfs; Vol -II page no- 51 3. Where did the 39th International Film Festival of India take place? (Ans) B. Panaji Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S elg;G epfo;Tfs; Vol -II page no- 58 4. Supersonic BrahMos missile is a joint venture between India and (Ans) C. Russia Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S science & Tech book page no- 19 5. Which of the following acts as biological control organism against producing soil pathogens? (Ans) 6. The Indian auto major who acquired the British luxury brand „Land Rover‟s is (Ans) A. Tata 7. The fall in crude oil prices during the end of 2008 is attributed to (Ans) 8. Barack Obama belongs to which state? (Ans) A. Illinois Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S elg;G epfo;Tfs; page no- 79 9. The political party to which Hillary Clinton belongs is (Ans) D. Democratic Party Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S elg;G epfo;Tfs; page no- 79 10. Reliance Industry recently explored oil and gas from (Ans) A. Godavari - Krishna basin Ref : Our Dirction dictation in geography 11. Which statement is correct? (Ans) D. All ores are minerals Ref : 10 th science book page - 130 Taught in class 12. Tusk of elephant is (Ans) A. Modified incisors 13. The book „Kathirmani Villakkam‟ was written by (Ans) B. Pandithamani Kathiresan Chettiar Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S tamil literture written by K. Vanudevan page no 237 14. Radioactivity was discovered by (Ans) D. Henri Becquerel Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Chemistry test 15. log10 10 10 10 ........ is (Ans) D. 1 Ref : Taught in class room 16. Local govenment is a feature of (Ans) A. Most modern states Ref : Taught in class room 17. The correct order of the Agam landscape is (Ans) D. Kurinji, Mullai, Marutham, Neithal, Paalai Ref : NR IAS ACADEMY‟S tamil literture book & taught in class room 18. Which state has topped the latest state -wise Education Development Index? (Ans) B. Kerala Ref : Taught in class room & NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Endian economy book 19. Who has been named recently as the world‟s best paid author? (Ans) D. Rowling 20. What does KDM 916 mean? (Ans) D. 91.6 % pure gold Ref: 8 th science book page no -66 Taught in class 21. If selling price of 16 items is same as the cost price of 20 items, then there is a (Ans) D. gain of 25 % Ref: Taught in class room 22. Which Amendment gave constitutional recognition to Panchayat Raj? (Ans) A. 73 rd Amendment Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟s Indian constitution book page no 23. Classify the correct order of the Nayanmar: (Ans) B. Sambandhar, Thirunavukkarasar, Sundarar, Manickavasagar Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟s Tamil Literature - page 135 24. As per Valluvar „Oodal‟ is as like (Ans) C. Salt 25. The leader who described Cripps proposal as a “post -dated cheque of a crashing bank” was (Ans) B. M.K. Gandhi 26. Nakkirar wrote the book (Ans) B. Nedunalvadai 27. The organism used by T.H. Morgan to study mutation was (Ans) B. Drosophila 28. Which is the first country in the world guaranteed right to information? (Ans) D. Sweden 29. Uzhupadai denotes (Ans) C. Vinai Thogai 30. Where is the Hindustan Shipyard located? (Ans) A. Vishakhapatnam 31. Natural system of plant classification was proposed by (Ans) D. Bentham and Hooker 32. ........... is regarded as the custodian of fundamental rights (Ans) D. Judiciary 33. The Pioneer scholar of chronology is (Ans) B. Ka.Su. Pillai 34. Basalt and granite belong to which type of rocks? (Ans) A. Igneous rocks 35. Which metal is used for Galvanisation of iron? (Ans) B. Zinc 36. Detritus (Ans) A. Feed upon organic decayed food from the soil 37. The foremost economic problem of India‟s agricultural labourers is (Ans) A. Low income 38. How did the Sithars call „Vallarai keerai‟? (Ans) B. Saraswathi 39. Industrial sickness is nothing but (Ans) C. Unable to create surplus income and running the industry only by receiving Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian Economy book page No -27 40. Fuse wire is a wire of..........resistance and.......... melting point (Ans) D. High, low Ref: +2 Physics vol-I page 96 41. During the Second Five -Year plan period, the planners worked out the capital output ratio at (Ans) C. 2:3:1 Ref: No exact Reference 42. The unit of capacitance is (Ans) B. Farad Ref: +2 physics Vol -I page no -29 43. A collection of related data, that is, having a similar purpose is called as (Ans) A. Database Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Computer material page -14 44. The arithmetic mean of the numbers 1, 2,........... n is (Ans) C. n+1 2 Ref: Class notes 45. In which year was Panchayat Raj system inaugarated in India? (Ans) B. 1959 Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Political science book page No -29 & dictated in class room 46. Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below List I List II a) Caldwell 1. Germany b) Veeramamunivar 2. Tamil Nadu c) Ziegenbalg 3. Italy d) H.A. Krishna pillai 4. Ireland (Ans) wrongly matched Qn. correct match is a(4) b(3) c(1) d (2) Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S K. Vasudevan‟s book page no - 207, 209, 210 47. The first „Nigandu‟ in Tamil is (Ans) B. Thivagara Nigandu Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S K. Vasudevan‟s book 48. Upanishad refers to (Ans) D. all are correct Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S......philosophy book page no -7 49. The 1919 Act brought Dyarchy (Ans) A. at provinces Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S modern India book page No - 55 50. Narayana Guru belonged to (Ans) C. Kerala Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S modern India book page No - 26 51. Who was the last Governor General of the English East India Company? (Ans) A. Lord Canning Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S modern India book page No - 49 52. Darsana is (Ans) A. The vision of truth Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S philosophy book page no 3 53. The study of age of the trees by counting annual rings is called (Ans) B. Dendrochronology Ref: +1 History book 54. Who was the Chairman of the Indian Constituent Assembly? (Ans) C. Rajendra Prasad Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S constitution Test No -1 Qn -no -10 55. Linguistics scholar is (Ans) D. S. Agathialingam Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S K. Vasudevan‟s Literature book page no -367 56. Lead is considered as (Ans) D. all of these Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S +2 Chemistry notes 57. Which of the following gases is adsorbed mostly by activated charcoal? (Ans) B. N2 58. Leprosy is a (Ans) B. bacterial disease Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Zoology Test -9 A 59. Who is the Chairman of the Planning Commission? (Ans) C. Prime Minister Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian constitution book page -28 & 70 60. Whose songs were found to be more in number in Purananooru? (Ans) B. Kabilar 61. Macth List I wiht List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given List I List II a) Neethi Devan Mayakkam 1. Na. Muttusamy b) Parasakthi 2. Indra Parthasarathy c) Narkkalikarargal 3. Arignar Anna d) Past 4. Kalaingar Mu. Karunanidhi (Ans) A. 3 4 1 2 Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S General Tamil book page no -25, 26, 27 62. The expansion of HDI is (Ans) B. Human Development Index Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian Economy book page -2 63. Hydrogen bomb is based on the principle of (Ans) B. nuclear fusion Ref: 8 th science book page no -148. & Taught in the class room 64. A source program is the program written in..........language (Ans) C. High level Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Computer material page no 14 65. The ratio of two numbers is 3 : 8 and their difference is 115. the larger number is (Ans) C. 184 Ref: Class notes 66. Conversion of information to data will be in the form of (Ans) D . any of these 67. The Supreme Court decides the disputes regarding the election of (Ans) C. both President and Vice -President Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian constitution test no 3A, Qn No -22 68. Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below List I List II a) Ka. Na. subramanyan 1. Thanneer b) Ashoka Mithran 2. Sayavanam c) Sa.Kandasamy 3. Vadi Vasal d) Si.Su. Chellappa 4. Poiththevu (Ans) C. 4 1 2 3 Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S K.Vasudevan‟s Tamil Literature book 69. “Onre kulam : Oruvane Devan” was said by (Ans) C. Thirumoolar Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S General tamil book page no -38 70. What are the three eternals accepted in Saiva siddhanta? (Ans) B. Pati, Pasu, Pasa Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Philosophy book page -no 27 71. Who is considered as the father of Indian Renaissance? (Ans) A. Raja Rammohan Roy Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S modern India page no -62 72. The central teaching (s) of the Vedas is / are (Ans) C. both Karma and Jnana Ref: Taught in class 73. A plant that lives in a pond is called as (Ans) A. Limnophyte 74. Punjab and Haryana receives Rainfall from (Ans) A. westerly disturbances 75. What is the maximum time given to Rajya Sabha for money bill? (Ans) C. 14 days Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian constitution book page no 33 76. Chittanavasal is situated in (Ans) B. Pudukkottai Ref: Class notes 77. The indicator(s) of development according to modern ideology is/are (Ans) D. all of these 78. What is the chemical difference between celluloid and cellophane? (Ans) No exact Answer 79. The topmost atmospheric layer is called (Ans) B. ionosphere Ref: 7 th geography book page - 155 (taken in class) 80. New entrepreneurs Agency was established on (Ans) C. 1980 81. Who is the Governor of Reserve Bank of India at present? (Ans) D. D.subbarao ReF : Class notes 82. Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below: List I List II a) Sirpi 1. Thoni Varugiradhu b) Gnana Koothan 2. Iduthan c) Erode Thamizh Anban 3. Anru Veru Kizhamai d) Puviyarasu 4. Surya Nizhal (Ans) B. 4 3 1 2 Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S K.Vasudevan‟s Tamil Literature book page no 321 83. Which of the following is considered as a non-economic activity? (Ans) C. Mother taking care of her child 84. Positron was discovered by (Ans) B. Dirac Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S +2 chemistry material page no -1 85. Floppy disk is a/an (Ans) A. Storage device Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S computer material 86. 0.169 = 0.00144 (Ans) A. 130/12 Ref: class notes 87. If the actual value of an item is 415 and its estimated value is 400 the absolute error is (Ans) B.15 Ref: Class notes 88. Which one of the following schedules of the Constitution of India lists the names of states and specifies their territories? (Ans) A. First Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian constitution class notes 89. Where were the ancient paintings discovered first in Tamil Nadu? (Ans) D. Panaimalai 90. The authour of Iniyavai Narpadhu is (Ans) B. Boodham Sendhanar Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S General tamil material page no 20 91. Female literacy rate is below 30 % (2001 Census) in select districts of (Ans) C. Uttar Pradesh Ref: Class discussion 92. Idiosai Ketta Nagam Pola expresses the feeling of (Ans) B. Fear (Achcham) Ref: Class notes 93. Liberation is possible while living with the physical body. This theory is called (Ans) C. Jivanmukti Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S philosophy book page no 4 94. Which of the following has the smallest flower? (Ans) A. Wolffia microscopica 95. Following relief zones are the characteristics of ocean basins: (Ans) C. II, I, III and IV Ref: 8 th geography book page no 314- taught in class 96. Central Vigilance Commission was set up on the recommendation of (Ans) D. Santhanam Committee Ref: Class dictation & NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Indian constitution english medium book page no 40 97. Classify the sequence of Vanappu: (Ans) B. Ammai, Azhagu, Thonmai, Thol 98. India‟s best quality sheep rearing is done in which of the following regions? (Ans) B. Temperate Himalaya 99. The host cells in human physiological system for HIV causing AIDS are (Ans) D. T4 lymphocyte Ref: NR IAS ACADEMY‟S Zoology test -17 100. Which is the only ape found in India? (Ans) C. Gibbon 80 % of Gk questions were comes from our material and class room notes In General Tamil & General English all the 100 questions were discussed in class room cut off maybe 160 questions and above For General Tamil click the below link.