Arunachal Pradesh PSC Solved Old Question Paper
1. Antigen is important for human body because it
(A) Destroys harmful germs
(B) Is useful in treatment of poisons
(C) Reduces the body temperature
(D) Produces the antibodies
2. Night on Venus shall be of how many days ?
(A) 180 Earth days
(B) 135 Earth days
(C) 118 Earth days
(D) 50 Earth days
3. Who is associated with Discovery of Cristal Dynamics ?
(A) J. C. Bose
(B) C. V. Raman
(C) C. Ramanujam
(D) H. J. Bhabha
4. When an air bubble rises from the bottom of the lake and rises to the surface, its shape shall
(A) Grow bigger
(B) Become smaller
(C) No change
(D) Become saucer shaped
5. Total internal reflection takes place when the ray of light passes through
(A) Air to glass
(B) Water to glass
(C) Air to water
(D) Diamond to glass
6. In liquor poisoning which results in blindness the dangerous substance is
(A) Methyl alcohol
(B) Ethyl alcohol
(C) Emyl alcohol
(D) Benzyl alcohol
7. When ants bite they inject in human body, this substance which causes pain
(A) Glacial acetic acid
(B) Formic acid
(D) Stearic acid
8. Out of the following pairs of States and Tribes which pair is not correct ?
(B) Arunachal PradeshApatani
(C) Madhya PradeshLebada
9. Out of the following which acts as Biofertilizer for better Rice Harvest ?
(A) Rhizobium sp.
(B) Azotobacter sp.
(C) Blue Green Algae
(D) Kawak Mul Kawak
10. Which is the correct sequence in order of ascending atomic weights of Hydrocarbons ?
(A) Propane, Butane, Ethane, Methane
(B) Methane, Ethane, Propane, Butane
(C) Butane, Propane, Ethane, Methane
(D) Butane, Propane, Methane, Ethane
11. Name the Indian State having the least population
12. The Hijri Era (Calendar) started in
(A) 570 A.D.
(B) 1129 A.D.
(C) 622 A.D.
(D) 712 A.D.
13. Which of the following is the indicator of Air Pollution ?
14. During Dehydration from human body the substance which is usually lost is
(B) Sodium Chloride
(C) Calcium Phosphate
(D) Potassium Chloride
15. Where is the Test Tube Baby (Egg) fertilised ?
(A) Outside the body of mother
(B) In the Test Tube
(C) In the Testis of man
(D) It does not take place
16. The well known discussion between Nachiketa and Yama is narrated in
17. Haemophilia is a genetic diseases which is caused by
(A) Fall in Haemoglobin level
(B) Rheumatic Heart
(C) Absence of clotting of blood
(D) White blood cells become less in number
18. In Indian Constitution in which Schedule there is mention of antidefection laws ?
(A) 10th Schedule
(B) 8th Schedule
(C) 2nd Schedule
(D) 5th Schedule
19. In British period in India fast development of Industries did not take place, because
(A) Absence of Natural Resources
(B) Absence of Foreign Capital
(C) Absence of Heavy Industries
(D) Wealthy people were disinterested in Industries
20. Who was the first Indian Woman to swim across the English Channel ?
(A) Kamaljit Sandhu
(B) Rita Faria
(C) Arti Saha
(D) Shanta Rangaswami
21. When was the Indias Communication Satellite INSAT-C3 was launched from Kourou in French Guiana ?
(A) February 28, 2000
(B) May 26, 1999
(C) March 22, 2000
(D) January 24, 2002
22. Which country is called the Playground of Europe ?
23. When was the United Nations Organisation founded ?
(A) October 20, 1945
(B) June 16, 1945
(C) November 11, 1944
(D) October 24, 1945
24. Keil Canal links the following
(A) North Sea and Baltic Sea
(B) Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
(C) Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea
(D) Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea
25. Who founded, Servants of India Society ?
(A) Pandit Hridaya Nath Kunjru
(B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(D) Shriniwas Shastri
Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Previous Year Placement Paper
1. In a certain code language, EMPHASIS is written as NDIOBRJR. How do you write CREATURE in that code ?
2. The list of languages proposed to be included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution does not contain.
3. Find out the pair of numbers that does note pair of numbers that does note pair of numbers that does note pair of numbers that does note pair of numbers that does not belong to the group for lack of common prop-
1) 34 – 43
2) 62 – 71
3) 55 – 62
4) 83 – 92
4. If 8 x 9 = 2724,4 x 2 = 612 and 7 x 3 = 921, then 6 x 8 = ?
5. The population of a town was 20,000 in 1944.It decreased by 10 percent during 1944 – 1954 but increased by 20 percent during 1954 -1964. What was the population like in 1964 ?
1) 24, 600
6. In one minute, 3/7 of a bucket is filled. The rest of the bucket can be filled in
1) 7/3 minutes
2) 21 minutes
3) 4/3 minutes
4) 2 minutes
7. Which of the following lakes is the deepest?
8. Identify the odd one :
9. Which of the following countries does not produce pepper ?
10. What is the old name of Iraq ?
11. Mount Everest is located in the
1) Middle Himalayas
2) Outer Himalayas
3) Central Himalayas
4) Lesser Himalayas
12. Which of the following is not a tributary of the river Narmada ?
13. In all, how many international airports are there in India ?
14. Which of the following states is not a habitat of the Kuki tribe in India ?
4) Arunachal Pradesh
15. Which of the following cities experiences sunlight for the longest period during summer ?
16. India leads in the production of
3) butter and ghee
17. After Anantapur district, which is the next largest district in Andhra Pradesh, areawise?
18. What was the sex ratio of Andhra Pradesh during 1991 – 2001 ?
19. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Ltd. (ICICI) was the second all-India special industrial financial institution to be set up in the country in 1955. Which was the first ?
1) Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
2) Small Industries Development Bank of India(SIDBI)
3) Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI)
4) National Small Industries Corporation Ltd.(NSIC)
20. Which of the following states does not come under the jurisdiction of the Guwahati High Court ?
21. How many times has Governor’s rule been clamped in Andhra Pradesh so far ?
1) Four times
2) Five times
3) Three times
22. Which of the following famous cases, which came before the Supreme Court of India, is not related to the Right to Property ?
1) A. K. Gopalan us. the State of Kerala
2) Golaknath Case
3) Kesavananda Bharati Case
4) Minerva Mills Case
23. Which of the following states does not have a Legislative Council ?
24. If the President of India wishes to resign from the post, to whom does he submit his letter of resignation ?
1) The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
2) The Prime Minister
3) The Vice-President
4) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
25. Qutub-ud-Din Aibak, the founder of the Slave Dynasty in India was originally a slave of
1) Mahmud Ghazni
2) Shams-ud-Din Iltutmish
3) Mohammad Ghori
4) Ghyas-ud-Din Balban
26. As per the historic Uttaramerur Inscription,during whose period did village governments flourish in South India ?
1) The Pandyas
2) The Pallavas
3) The Cheras
4) The Cholas
27. Who was the founder of the Radhaswami Satsang, a sect born out of Sikkim in 1851?
1) Dayal Das
2) Shiv Dayal Khatri
3) Ramtanu Lahiri
4) Baba Balak Singh
28. Of the following newspapers published during the struggle for India’s independence,which one was published in a vernacular language ?
4) Anand Bazar Patrika
29. Identify the odd one :
1) Wilson College, Bombay
2) Christian College, Madras
3) Noble College, Masulipatnam
4) Mayo College, Ajmer
30. Which of the following was the most important pre-Congress nationalist organization,founded in the year 1876 by S. N. Banerji and Ananda Mohan Bose ?
1) Asiatic Society
2) Indian Association of Calcutta
3) British India Association
4) Bengal-British Indian Association
Arunachal Pradesh PSC UDC Exam Paper
1. The first two words are related in a particular manner. Select the word from given choices which relates to the third one in the same manner? Pigeon: Peace:: White flag: ?
2. One morning after sunrise Ramu was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. Which direction was he facing?
3. Find out the odd one from the given words:
4. The unit of measuring distance between the stars is called:
(A)Galactic unit I
(B)Cosmic kilometer I
(C)Stellar mi le
5. A gross misunderstanding has developed between you and your best friend. What can you do to keep the friendship going strong again?
(A)Take the advice of other friends
(B)Break the friendship since it is not worth keeping
(C)Hold free, frank and direct talks with the friend to know his/her own point of view
(D)Use pressure from elders
6. Diamond is chemically:
(A)a mixture of metal carbonate
(C)a pure form of sand
(D)a mixture of calcium and magnesium phosphate
7. Cooking gas is a mixture of:
(A)Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
(B)Butane and propane
(C)Methane and ethylene
(D)Carbon dioxide and oxygen
8. Natural rubber is a polymer of:
9. The substance most commonly used as a food preservative is:
10. The I C chips used in computers are made of :
11. Plants respire through:
12. Children of successful and well-to-do parents often do not perform well in studies. Why?
(A)Because parents are unable to give enough time and attention to their children
(B)Because the jobs of successful parents are very demanding in time and efforts
(C)Both A and B are correct.
(D)To stand rooted to the ground
13. The disease not transmitted by house-fly is:
14. The vast proportion of our body’s, weight is made up of:
(D)Skins, tissues and organs
15. LSD stands for:
(B)Lanthanide series diatoms
(C)Lysergic acid diethylamide
(D)Low starch drugs
16. You have been caught red handed in an office, looking into a file marked ‘strictly confidential. What will be your most reasonable action in the situation?
(A)To admit to the crime,
(B)To feel sheepish and embrassed
(C)To offer a logical alibi
(D)To stand rooted to the ground
17. Milk tastes sour when kept in the open for sometime due to the fonnation of
18. The widely used antibiotic, penicillin, is produced by:
19. No square of a number ends with:
(A)2,3,7 and 8
(B)3,5,6 and 8
(C)2,5,7 and 9
(D)2,3,7 and 9
20. The colour of cow’s milk is slightly yellowish due to the presence of:
21. Soil nature is drastically altered by the application of:
22. Plant mushroom gets its food from
(A)dead and decaying plants
(C)eating small insects which come near to it
(D)the water we pour near it
23. Which compound is added to petrol to prevent engines from ‘knocking’?
(C)Both (A) and (B)
(D)None of these
24. 216,221,231,246,266…… ‘
26. Mentionthe Article which gives a special statehood position to Jammu and Kashmir
27. Medha Padkar is a strong leader in the popular movement of:
28. Who was the Indian President declared the National Emergency in .1975?
(B)Fakkrudheen Ali Ahmed
(D)Gopal Swarup Pathak
29. Who is known as the Milk Man of India?
(C)Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
(D)Dr. Varghese Kurian
30. First Union Health Minister of India, she served as the Secretary of M.K. Gandhi in Vardha Monastery:
(A)Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
(C)Rajkumari Amruth Kaur
31. Agenda 21 is related with:
32. Indian President can nominate 2 members of one community to the Lok Sabha, if they are not adequately represented. The community is:
33. Rajya Sabha members are elected by means of:
(A)First past the post system
(C)Single transferable vote system
34. The Defence Minister who resigned the post following an attack on Northern-Eastern borders of India by China in November 1962:
(A)V.K. Krishna Menon
(C)Lal Bahadur Sasthri
35. One of the following is not included in Writ:
Arunachal Pradesh PSC Model Test Paper
1. The last Governor General of Free India :
(A)Dr. Rajendra Prasad
2. ‘Big Ben’ is related to :
3. The Comptroller and Auditor General is appointed by:
(D)President of India
4. A western port:
5. ‘Go to Vedas’ was made by:
(B)Swami Dayananda Saraswathi
(D)None of these
6. The first Indian went into the space :
7. ‘Sudden death’ is related
8. In a rainbow which colour comes between orange and green:
9. ‘Government Business’ is referred to :
(C)Daily affairs of Government
(D)None of these
10. ‘Taj Mahal at Agra is in danger* News report this is due to pollution. The main cause for the pollution is :
(D)Sulphur di oxide
11. Permissible noise level at day and night in residential area :
12. Which is not related to Education?
13. Chairman of the Planning Commission of India :
14. ‘Road to Mecca’ was written by:
15. Which is famous for textiles?
16. Ellora caves are situated in :
17. Phosphorus is kept in :
18. Which is not related to fundamental rights?
(A)Right to work
(B)The Writ of Habeas Corpus
(C)The Writ of Mandamus
(D)The Writ of Quowarranto
19. Which is not related with stock exchange?
20. ‘Mega Bytes’ is the unit for measuring:
(A)Purity of weather
(B)Memory capacity of a computer
(C)Intensity of earthquakes
21. ‘Quit India Movement’ was started in :
22. The Capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE):
23. The UN day is observed on :
24. Goitre is the result of deficiency of :
25. Manifesto is published by :
26. Modern Olympic started by:
(B)Here de Coubertin
27. The word ‘Budget’ comes from ‘BOUGHETTE’ it relates :
28. The first successful heart transplant operation in India was done by :
29. Mount Everest situated in :
30. The Author of ‘The God of Small Things’:
(C)Mulk Raj Anand
31. There is a Union Territory in India its four districts are situated in the four states. What is it?
(D)None of these
32. The religion which has not holy scripts :
33. The planet that takes 84 years to rotate the sun. What is it?
34. 73rd Indian Constitutional Amendment was proposed to:
(C)Increase the Elective strength of Loksabha
(D)Reservation of SC/ST
35. Example for direct democracy :
Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Previous Year Exam Paper
1. Which of the following does not constitute a part of the Shad-Darshanas (i.e., six orthodox schools of ancient Hindu philosophy) ?
2. The city of Harappa , where the ancient Harappan civilization flourished, is located on the banks of the river
3. The British government conducted the first trial of the INA prisoners in the Red Fort, Delhi in November 1945. Who of the following was not in the dock at the trial ?
1) P. K. Sehgal
2) Shahnawaz Khan
3) Gurubaksh Singh Dhillon
4) Ras Behari Bose
4. The Governor-General of India, who proposed shifting the Indian capital from Calcutta to Delhi, was
1) Lord Hardinge – II
2) Lord Curzon
3) Lord Dufferin
5. Three states which had not acceeded to India by 15 August, 1947 were ruled by Princes,whose own religion was different from that of the majority of their subjects. Identify the odd one :
6. Who of the following was the last king of the Qutub Shahi dynasty of Golkonda ?
1) Abdullah Qutub Shah
2) Ibrahim Qutub Shah
3) Abul Hasan Tanisha
4) Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah
7. Identify the odd one :
8. Who served as the Homo Minister in the Interim government headed by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1946 ?
1) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
2) Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel
3) Liaqat Ali Khan
4) Kamaraj Nadar
9. Under whose leadership were branches of the Home Rule Movement started in Andhra Pradesh ?
1) Konda Venkatappaiah
2) Kompelle Krishna Rao
3) Kakani Venkataratnam
4) Gadicherla Harisarvotham Rao
10. Which of the following seas is reported recently to be dying because of drying ?
1) Caspian Sea
2) Red Sea
3) Dead Sea
4) South China Sea
11. On the report of the UN Environment Programme, the Government of India has launched a study to determine the extent of responsibility of countries for the occurrence of the “Asian Brown Cloud – (ABC)”. Where is the ABC formed ?
1) Over Sourth Asia
2) Over South – East Asia
3) Over India’s Southern peninsula
4) Over the Central Asian region
12. The mountain range lying between the Pamir plateau and the Indus river is
13. Which of the following countries has common borders with the largest number of countries?
14. Which of the following states has the Great Indian Hornbill, which is considered an endangered species, as its ‘State bird’ ?
2) Arunachal Pradesh
15. What is Pyrodoxin ?
1) Vitamin A
2) Vitamin C
3) Vitamin B6
4) Vitamin B2
16. With what is non-stick kitchenware coated?
17. Among mosquitoes, which of the following are blood -feeders, found throughout the world ?
1) Culex and Anopheles
2) Anopheles and Aedes
3) Aedes and Culex
4) Culex, Anopheles and Aedes
18. Which of the following creatures are stone -deaf ?
19. The fingerprints of Siamese twins are
2) not identical
3) identical more often
4) identical less often
20. Though their diet is higher in meat and fat and lower in fruit and vegetables, who of the following are known to be free from heart diseases like heart-attacks, unlike others in the world ?
21. Which of the following is contagious ?
22. If we make a table-fan rotate at a speed of 50rpm and place it under an electric lamp, it would appear to be
2) rotating slowly forwards
3) rotating slowly backwards
4) rotating slowly, both forwards and backwards
23. Where is the Black Box fitted in planes ?
1) In the cockpit
2) In the tail – end
3) In the left wing
4) In the right wing
24.After parboiling, the nutritive value of rice
3) neither increases nor decreases
4) either increases or decreases
25.Bullet – proof vests are made from a fabric of
1) silicon nitrate and jute
2) thickly mixed cotton and jute
4) copper and steel wires
26.Why do trees shed their leaves in the winter season ?
1) To conserve heat
2) To rest before the summer growth
3) To conserve water
4) To escape being eaten by animals
27.One of the parameters used to gauge the power of a computer is its
28.In which of the following atmospheric conditions can seeds be preserved best ?
1) Cool and dry
2) Cool and wet
3) Hot and dry
4) Hot and wet
29.Who of the following are immune to measles?
1) One – year old infants
2) Infants above seven months and below one year in age
3) Children who are more than two years in age
4) Infants below six months in age
30.Ammonia is a compound of
1) Nitrogen and hydrogen
2) Hydrogen and oxygen
3) Nitrogen and oxygen
4) Nitrogen and sodium hydroxide
Arunachal Pradesh PSC Medical Test Paper
1. Disease caused by virus :
2. The number of schedules to the Constitution of India :
3. Total elected members of Rajya Sabha:
4. Who waged a war of destruction and plunder against India 17 times between 1000 andl025A.D?
(B)Muhammad of Ghori
(C)Muhammad of Ghazni
5. The first council of Buddhist monks was convened at:
6. Atacama desert is in :
7. Malagasay Republic is an island which is situated in :
8. The European country which first started trade with India was
9. The science of improving crop varieties is called:
(D)Plant – breeding
10. Green revolution refers to :
(A)Maintaining soil fertility
(B)Use of green plants for covering the earth
(C)Development of new crop varieties which helped to overcome hunger
(D)Growing green plants to establish balance of nature
11. Inland Fisheries is referred to :
(A)Culturing fish in fresh water
(B)Trapping and capturing fish
(C)Deep sea fisheries
(D)Extraction of oil from fish
12. High milk yielding varieties of cows are obtained by :
(C)Use of surrogate mothers
(D)All the above
13. A crocodile had just eaten and lamb when a hawk saw the crocodile attacked it and consumed it The hawk is in ecological terms :
(B)a primary consumer
(C)a secondary consumer
(D)a teritiary consumer
14. Which of the following is a non – renewable resource ?
15. Pollution is an undesirable change in physical, chemical and biological properties of :
(D)All the above
16. In a free market economy, prices are determined by the:
17. India’s National Newspaper | The Hindu” started since :
18. Which country has longest school year in the world?
19. Puducherry is a former……………colony.
20. “The True Democracy is what promotes the welfare of the society” Who said it ?
21. The consumer Rights were first enumerated in the year 1962 in :
22. I.T.C means:
(D)None of these
23. The coniferous forests in India occur between the.height of:
(A)2700 and 4000 mts
(B)1400 and 2000 mts
(C)1500 and 3000 mts
(D)1330 and 2700 mts
24. The International Tourism year:
25.The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its motion is known as :
(D)None of these
26. Which is oldest of all Vedas?
27. When we pluck the wire of a sitar, the waves produced in the wire are:
(C)sometimes longitudinal and sometimes transverse
28. If a mirror has a focal length of + 15 cm, it is a :
(D)None of these
29. Scurvy is a deficiency disease caused by lack of :
30. The first person to see a cell under the microscope was :