JKPSC Placement Paper
1. What is Fog ?
(A) a cumulonimbus cloud
(B) a low stratus cloud
(C) a cirro stratus cloud
(D) an altocumulus cloud

2. Plain formed due to filling up of lakes are called :
(A) Delta plains
(B) Flood plains
(C) Till plains
(D) Lacustrine plains

3. Isochrones are lines joining places with equal :
(A) Longitude
(B) Travelling time from a point
(C) Rainfall
(D) Frost

4. The other name for contour lines is :
(A) Isopotential
(B) Isopleths
(C) Isohyets
(D) Isohypse

5. Ritchie Archipelago, a collection of small islands is a part of :
(A) Andaman & Nicobar
(B) Lakshadweep
(C) Maldives
(D) Pondicherry

6. The Pacific Ring of fire is associated with :
(A) Forest fire
(B) Volcano & Earthquake
(C) Oil well fire
(D) Thermal Power Station

7. Which of the following has oldest rocks in the country ?
(A) Himalayas
(B) Peninsular India
(C) Indo Gangetic plain
(D) Shivalik

8. The Rocks in Himalayan system are mainly :
(A) Sedimentary
(B) Igneous
(C) Plutonic
(D) Dyke

9. Which of the following rivers flows through the rift valley ?
(A) Ganga
(B) Narmada
(C) Brahmaputra
(D) Krishna

10. Which place receives maximum solar energy in December ?
(A) Kolkata
(B) Delhi
(C) Amritsar
(D) Chennai

11. Of which major River System, Teesta forms a part ?
(A) Ganga
(B) Brahmaputra
(C) Indus
(D) Godavari

12. The disease called ?black arm? affects :
(A) Bajra
(B) Sugarcane
(C) Cotton
(D) Rice

13. Where is sandalwood commonly found ?
(A) Tropical Evergreen forest
(B) Tropical Scrubland areas
(C) Alpine
(D) Tropical Deciduous forest

14. Where is Wild Ass Sanctuary ?
(A) Assam
(B) Gujarat
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Rajasthan

15. Which of the following sanctuaries is known for Water Buffaloes ?
(A) Manas Sanctuary in Assam
(B) Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary
(C) Kanha National Park
(D) Corbett National Park

16. Which State is the leading producer of Coconut ?
(A) Assam
(B) Kerala
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Karnataka

17. What kind of soil is ideal for rice cultivation ?
(A) clayey
(B) sandy
(C) clayey loamy of deltas
(D) rich regur

18. ?Jaya? is the name for high yielding variety for :
(A) Wheat
(B) Rice
(C) Bajra
(D) Cotton

19. Where are Ambassador cars manufactured ?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Delhi
(C) Kolkata
(D) Bangalore

20. Which of the following is not a world heritage site in India ?
(A) Kaziranga National Park
(B) Corbett National Park
(C) Konark Sun Temple
(D) Valley of Flowers National Park

21. India borrowed the idea of Federal System with a strong Central System from :
(A) U.S.A.
(B) Canada
(C) Australia
(D) New Zealand

22. The power to form new State or change boundaries of existing State rests with :
(A) President
(B) Parliament
(C) Election Commission
(D) None of the above

23. Dr. Manmohan Singh, laid the foundation stone of India?s first Defence University ?Indian National Defence University? in the State of :
(A) Haryana
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) J&K
(D) Punjab

24. In which of the following years, a separate National Commission for SCs came into existence ?
(A) 2000
(B) 2004
(C) 2002
(D) 2006

25. The Supreme Court consists of Chief Justice and :
(A) Seven Judges
(B) Twenty-five Judges
(C) Eleven Judges
(D) Thirty Judges

26. A group of three students wins Rs. 1,800 as prize. They wish to share the money unequally such that the difference in the amounts is the same. If the minimum amount obtained happens to be twice the difference in the amounts, the maximum amount is :
(A) 500
(B) 600
(C) 700
(D) 800

27. The capital of World?s newest country the Republic of South Sudan is :
(A) Akobo
(B) Wan
(C) Jubba (Juba)
(D) Malakal

28. Which Article of Constitution permits the Supreme Court to review its own judgement or order ?
(A) Article 139
(B) Article 137
(C) Article 138
(D) Article 142

29. The Supreme Court pronounced the theory of ?Basic Structure? of Constitution in :
(A) A.K. Gopalan v. State of Madaras
(B) Golaknath?s case
(C) Keshavananda Bharti case
(D) Minerva Mill case

30. The maximum strength of elected members in a State Legislative Assembly can be :
(A) 250
(B) 300
(C) 450
(D) 500

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J&K PSC Previous Year Exam Paper for Assistant Controller

1. Microtomy is a technique which deals with :
(A) Section cutting
(B) Study of cell functions
(C) The study of cell lineage
(D) All of the above

2. Micrurgy is the art or science of :
(A) Dissection under microscope
(B) Dissection under aseptic conditions
(C) Dissection under open air
(D) None of the above

3. A micron is :
(A) Millionth of a meter
(B) Thousandth of a millimeter
(C) 10?6m
(D) All of the above

4. An autoclave is an apparatus to sterilize media and instruments at 15 lb pressure for 15 minutes. The temperature at 15 lb pressure inside the vessel is :
(A) 111ºC
(B) 101ºC
(C) 121ºC
(D) 221ºC

5. Penguin is mammal because it possesses :
(A) Vertebral column
(B) Mammary glands
(C) Lymph glands
(D) Memory glands

6. The number of bones in human body is :
(A) 196
(B) 206
(C) 306
(D) 106

7. Which of the following is egg laying mammal ?
(A) Bat
(B) Whale
(C) Duckbill Platypus
(D) All of the above

8. Archaeology is the study of :
(A) Excavation
(B) Topography
(C) Vegetation
(D) Desertification

9. To detect criminals which of the following technique is most appropriate ?
(A) DNA profiling
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) Chemo profiling

10. Golden rice is having gene for :
(A) Disease resistance
(B) Provitamin-A
(C) Vitamin D synthesis
(D) All of the above

11. Change in structure and function of living organisms with age is :
(A) Adaptation
(B) Degeneration
(C) Metabolism
(D) Development

12. Cryopreservation is the preservation of biological materials at :
(A) ?111ºC
(B) ?141ºC
(C) ?196ºC
(D) ?80ºC

13. Goitre is caused due to the deficiency of :
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Iron
(D) Iodine

14. Which of the following is true for the Cry gene inserted in Bt. Cotton for the development of resistance against the boll worm ?
(A) Obtained from Gram + ve Bacteria
(B) Obtained from Bacillus thuringiensis
(C) Produces Bt. Protein which is not harmful to human
(D) All of the above

15. The Nobel Prize in physiology/medicine 2012 is given to which of the following scientists ?
(A) Serge Haroche and Shinya Yamanaka
(B) Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
(C) David J. Wineland and Brian K Kobilka
(D) Robert J Lefkowitz and Brian K Kobilka

16. The First animal to be cloned was :
(A) Sheep
(B) Donkey
(C) Cat
(D) Buffalo

17. Hygrometer is an instrument to measure :
(A) Humidity
(B) Density of Liquid
(C) Absorption of water
(D) Evaporation of water

18. Bat is a :
(A) Mammal
(B) Vertebrate
(C) Chordate
(D) All of the above

19. Electron microscope was constructed by :
(A) Frits Zernicke
(B) Z.Jonseen and H Jonseen
(C) Max Knoll and Ernst Ruska
(D) None of the above

20. In an outer space the sky looks dark instead of blue due to the absence of which phenomenon ?
(A) Reflection of sunlight
(B) Refraction of sunlight
(C) Scattering of sunlight
(D) Diffraction of sunlight

21. The founder of the Hyderabad State was :
(A) Nazim of Bengal
(B) Saadat Khan
(C) Alivardi Khan
(D) Nizam-ul-Mulk

22. Who of the following was not the Peshwa of the Maratha King Shahu ?
(A) Baji Rao I
(B) Baji Rao II
(C) Balaji Baji Rao
(D) Balaji Wishwanath

23. Pitt?s India Act of 1784 established six commissioners commonly known as :
(A) Board of Control
(B) Board of Revenue
(C) Board of Trade
(D) Court of Directors

24. The author of Tuhfatul Muwahidin was :
(A) Altaf Husain Hali
(B) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(C) Raja Rammohan Roy
(D) Munshi Naval Kishore

25. The famous ?Downward filtration theory? was advocated by :
(A) Elijah Impey
(B) Macaulay
(C) Charles Wood
(D) James Mill

26. The two major cities of the Indus Valley Civilization excavated by archaeologists are Mohanjodaro and :
(A) Lothal
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Chanhu Daro
(D) Harappa

27. Gautam Buddha attained nirvana at :
(A) Bodh Gaya
(B) Lumbini
(C) Kushinagar
(D) Sarnath

28. Megasthenes visited India during the reign of :
(A) Ashoka
(B) Chandragupta I
(C) Harsha
(D) Chandragupta Maurya

29. The Kailasa temple at Ellora was built by :
(A) Rashtrakuta ruler, Krishna I
(B) Pallava ruler, Mahendravarman I
(C) Chalukya ruler, Pulakesin I
(D) Satavahana ruler, Satakarni I

30. The most famous centre for learning during the Mauryan period was :
(A) Nalanda
(B) Bodh Gaya
(C) Taxila
(D) Ujjain

31. Vijayalaya, the founder of the Chola dynasty was a feudatory of the :
(A) Chera King
(B) Pallava King
(C) Chalukya King
(D) Satavahana King

32. The most detailed and authentic record of Samudragupta?s reign is inscribed on the :
(A) Iron Pillar at Qutub Complex
(B) Stone temple at Sanchi
(C) Allahabad Pillar inscription
(D) Brick temple at Bhitargaon

33. Which of the following scripts has not been used in the writings of Ashokan edicts ?
(A) Aramaic
(B) Brahmi
(C) Kharoshthi
(D) Siddhamatrika

34. The construction of Qutub Minar was completed by :
(A) Qutubuddin Aibek
(B) Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
(C) Muizuddin
(D) Iltutmish

35. In his agrarian measures Alauddin Khalji was helped by :
(A) Ain-ul-Mulk Multani
(B) Sharaf Qaini
(C) Zafar Khan
(D) Alaul Mulk

JKPSC Question-Paper

J&K PSC Previous Year Question Paper

1. Which were the earliest cereals grown ?
(A) Wheat and Barley
(B) Rice and Millets
(C) Millets and Maize
(D)None of the above

2. Which is the port town of Indus Valley Civilization ?
(A) Lothal
(B) Kalibangan
(C) Ropar
(D) Mohenjo-Daro

3. Upanishads are books on :
(A) Religion
(B) Yoga
(C) Philosophy
(D) Law

4. The village community got a lot of power during the reign of :
(A) Cholas
(B) Mughals
(C) British
(D) Palas

5. Mahabalipuram was established by :
(A) Pallavas
(C) Cholas
(D) Chalukyas

6. Which of the following is credited with the construction of first rock cut temples in South India ?
(A) Pandyas
(B) Cheras
(C) Cholas
(D) Pallavas

7. Which South Indian dynasty played an important role in TRIPARTITE struggle ?
(A) Cholas
(B) Rashtrakutas
(C) Yadarvas

8. Samudragupta?s achievements are mentioned in the :
(A) Kalinga Edict
(B) Hathigumpha edict
(C) Indica
(D)Allahabad Prasasti

9. Who of the following is known for devising a method of locating geographical positions by means of latitude and longitude ?
(A) Hipparchus
(B) Aristarchus
(C) Hippocrates
(D) Eratosthenes

10. The remains of Vijay Nagar Empire can be found in :
(A) Bijapur
(C) Hampi

11. The IQTADARI system was introduced by :
(A) Balban
(B)Qutb-ud-din Aibak
(C) Iltutmish
(D) Alaudin Khilji

12. Muslim scholar who accompanied Mohammad of Ghazani was :
(A) Ibn Batuta
(B) Alberuni
(C) Amir-Khusro

13. Whose work is Bijak ?
(A) Sardar
(B) Tulsidas
(C) Ravidas
(D)Kabir Das

14. Firoz Shah founded many cities. Which one of the following was not built by him ?
(A) Jaunpur
(B)Fatehpur Sikri
(C) Hissar
(D) Fatehabad

15. Krishna Deva Raya was contemporary of :
(A) Akbar
(B)Firoz Tughlaq
(C) Babur
(D)Allauddin Khilji

16. Which ruler of Magadha was a contemporary of Buddha ?
(A) Chandragupta Maurya
(B) Ajat Shatru
(C) Bimbisara
(D)Mahapedura Nande

17. Who was the advocate of the famous INA Trial ?
(A) Bhulabhai Desai
(B) Asaf Ali
(C) Subhash Chandra Bose
(D) C. Rajagopalachari

18. What was the chief programme of Swaraj Party ?
(A) Council Entry
(B) Satyagraha
(C) Self Reliance
(D)Quit India Movement

19. Who is remembered as pioneer of economic nationalism ?
(A) Bipin Chandra Pal
(B) Gokhale
(C) R.C. Dutt
(D)Madan Mohan Malviya

20. Who was the Congress President when India became free ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B)Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) J.B. Kriplani
(D)Sardar Patel

21. Formation of Interim government set up on September 2, 1946 was first envisaged by :
(A) Cripps Mission
(B)Wavell Plan
(C) Cabinet Mission Plan
(D)None of the above

22. Mahatma Gandhi first adopted the strategy of Satyagraha as a political method at :
(A) Durban
(B) Johannesburg
(C) Pretoria
(D)Cape Town

23. Right Means and Right Ends as a twin policy of Ram Rajya was laid down by :
(A) B.R. Ambedkar
(B) M.M. Malviya
(C) M.K. Gandhi
(D)Swami Vivekanand

24. Hunter Commission was appointed by British Government to probe into :
(A) Bardoli Satyagrah
(B) Khilafat Agitation
(C) Jalianwala Bagh Tragedy
(D) Chauri Chaura incident

25. When did Muslim League adopt self Government as one of its objectives ?
(A) 1919
(B) 1911
(C) 1912
(D) 1920

26. King George V visited India during the Vice-Royalty of :
(A) Lord Ripon
(B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Hardinge
(D) Lord Hastings

27. The minimum distance between the sun and the earth occurs on :
(A) December 22
(B) June 21
(C) September 22
(D)January 3

28. On the day the sun is farthest to the earth, the earth is said to be in :
(A) Aphelion
(B) Perihelion
(C) Apogee
(D) Perigee

29.One Astronomical unit is the average distance between :
(A) Earth and Sun
(B) Jupiter and Sun
(C) Earth and Moon
(D) Pluto and Sun

30. On the surface of the moon, the :
(A) mass and weight become lesser
(B) mass remains constant and only weight is lesser
(C) only mass is lesser
(D) mass and weight both remain unchanged

31. A tide in which the high water is lower and low water is higher than normal is :
(A) spring tide
(B) neap tide
(C) moon tide
(D)none of the above

32. Which of the following will never get the vertical rays of sun ?
(A) Srinagar
(C) Chennai
(D) Thiruvananthapuram

33. Where is the doldrum belt located ?
(A) near equator
(B) near polar areas
(C) on the Tropic of Cancer
(D) on the Tropic of Capricorn

34. Horse latitude is the term applied for :
(A) 0-5 degree N & S Latitude
(B)Polar circle
(C) 30-40 degree N & S Latitude
(D) 40-60 degree N & S Latitude

35. What is meant by the term ?nimbus? regarding clouds ?
(A) a low cloud
(B) rain imminent
(C) drizzle expected
(D) a hail bearing cloud
JKPSC Question-Paper
J&K PSC Previous Year Placement Paper

1.Which of the following is used as an explosive ?
(A) Phosphorous Trichloride
(B) Mercuric Oxide
(C) Graphite
(D) Nitroglycerine

2.The marine animal called Dugong which is vulnerable to extinction is a/an :
(A) Amphibian
(B) Bony Fish
(C) Shark
(D) Mammal

3. In the context of Indian Wild Life, the FLYING FOX is :
(A) Bat
(B) Kite
(C) Stark
(D) Vulture

4.Which of the following cricketers has smashed the fastest century ever in any format of cricket in April 2013 ?
(A) Chris Gayle
(B) Virat Kohli
(C) Shane Watson
(D) M.S. Dhoni

5.The giant Panda belongs to the same family as that of :
(A) Cat
(B) Bear
(C) Dog
(D) Rabbit

6.How much is one barrel of oil approximately equal to ?
(A) 131 Litres
(B) 159 Litres
(C) 257 Litres
(D) 321 Litres

7. Which of the following is a non metal that exists as a liquid at room temperature ?
(A) Mercury
(B) Bromine
(C) Gallium
(D) Rubidium

8. In an objective examination of 90 questions 5 marks are allotted for every correct answer and two marks are deducted for every wrong answer. After attempting all the 90 questions a student got a
total of 387 marks. Find out the number of questions he attempted wrong :
(A) 36
(B) 18
(C) 9
(D) 27

9.Among the following which one lays eggs and does not produce young ones directly ?
(A) Echidna
(B) Kangaroo
(C) Porcupine
(D) Whale

10. The release of which one of the following into ponds and wells helps in controlling Mosquitoes ?
(A) Crab
(B) Dogfish
(C) Gambusia Fish
(D) Snail

11. Among the following which is not an Ape ?
(A) Gibbon
(B) Gorilla
(C) Langoor
(D) Orang-utan

12. In which one of the following kind of organism is the phenomenon found wherein the female kills the male after copulation ?
(A) Dragonfly
(B) Honeybee
(C) Spider
(D) Pit Viper

13. Which one of the following parts of the pitcher Plant becomes modified into pitcher ?
(A) Stem
(B) Leaf
(C) Stipule
(D) Petiole

14. Which one of the following non-metals is not a poor conductor of electricity ?
(A) Sulphur
(B) Selenium
(C) Bromine
(D) Phosphorous

15. Which one of the following types of glass can cut off the UV rays ?
(A) Soda Glass
(B) Pyrex Glass
(C) Jena Glass
(D) Crookes Glass

16. Which one of the following does not contain silver ?
(A) Horn Silver
(B) German Silver
(C) Ruby Silver
(D) Lunar Caustic

17. Which number comes next in the series, 5, 16, 49, 104, ??? ?
(A) 115
(B) 141
(C) 161
(D) 181

18. Wi Max is related to :
(A) Bio Technology
(B) Space Technology
(C) Missile Technology
(D) Communication Technology

19. Find the odd one out :
(A) 144
(B) 289
(C) 312
(D) 625

20.Who discovered HEAVY WATER ?
(A) Heinrich Hertz
(B) H.C.Urey
(C) G. Mendel
(D) Joseph Priestly

21. Who among the following was a great musician in the court of Akbar
a) Amir Khusro
b) Tansen
c) Ramdas
d) Abul Fazal

22. Arya Samaj was founded by
a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
b) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
c) Swami Viveka Nand
d) Gopal Krishan Gokhale

23. The congress session which gave the call for complete independence for India was held at
a) Bombay
b) Lucknow
c) Calcutta
d) Lahore

24. Khudai Khidmatgars were organized by
a) Maulana Azad
b) Abdul Gaffar Khan
c) Mohammad Iqbal
d) Liaqat Ali Khan

25. Diamond mines are located in
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Karnatka
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Gujrat

26. Of the following the busiest ocean trade route is
a) Suez Canal
b) Panama Canal
c) North Atlantic Route
d) Cape Route

27. Which one of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude?
a) Lahasa
b) Kathmandu
c) Gartola
d) Thimpu

28. Choose the correct capital and currency of Libya
a) Manila-pesco
b) Lagos-nyere
c) Tripoli-Dinar
d) Triploi-bahat

29. Chernobyl is known for
a) Coal mine Disaster
b) Tsunami
c) Nuclear reactor disaster
d) Earth quake

30. Who is the author of National Anthem of India
a) Sri Aurobindo
b) Rabinder Nath Tagore
c) Bankim Chander Chatterji
d) Mohammad Iqbal