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Karnataka Judicial Service 2008 GK Question Paper

Total marks – 200                           Duration – 3 hours

1. What is the opposite of inflation?
(a) Reflation
(b) Deflation
(c) Implosion
(d) Subflation

2. The annual budget of the government is presented in Parliament:
(a) Before the Railway Budget
(b) After the Railway Budget
(c) Along with the Railway Budget
(d) April 01 of every year

3. The state famous for it’s backwater is:
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) West Bangal
(d) Kerala

4. The state with the largest Hindi speaking population is:
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Haryana
(c) Bihar
(d) Madhya Pradesh

5. Negative economic development is called :
(a) Recession
(b) Repression
(c) Deceleration
(d) Deflation

6. Which act of Parliament in India regulates the flow of foreign exchange?
(a) Foreign Exchange Management Act
(b) Foreign Exchange Monitoring Act
(c) Foreign Exchange Regulatory Art
(d) Foreign Exchange Act of India

7. The national board set up to increase and manage white revolution in India :
(a) National Milk Development Board
(b) National Dairy Development Board
(c) Operation Milk
(d) Gujarat Cooperative Milk Board

8. The regulator for stock exchanges in India is:
(a) Reserve Bank of India
(b) National Share Depository
(c) central Sharp Depository
(d) Securities & Exchange Board of India

9. The Central Bureau of Intelligence detects economic offences through:
(a) Economic Intelligence Wing
(b) Research & Analysis Wing
(c) Intelligence Bureau
(d) Economic offence Wing

10. The Prime Minister of India who served earlier as the Finance Minister is:
(a) P.V. Narasimha Rao
(b) P. Chidambaram
(c) Manmohan Singh
(d) Deve Cowda

11. When Nehru visited a Town, many people went to see him with a rose in their hands. The strongest reason for it was :
(a) Nehru was fond of rose
(b) It was the time for roses to bloom
(c) The rose was an auspicious flower for the people
(d) There was a famous rose garden in the town

12. “Men are born equal” means:
(a) Men, not women are equal
(b) All men are equal in all aspect?
(c) All men should be treated equally
(d) All human being should have equal opportunities for development of their capabilities

13. Find the one that does not belong to the groups:
(a) Mountains
(b) Forests
(c) Stars
(d) Plateaus

14. Find out the next letter of the sequence:
A, F, K.____ ?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) S

15. “It is better to be late than never” means:
(a) Delayed performance reflects better judgement
(b) It is better to start a good project after others have done it that not to it at all
(c) When delayer, things are done more thoroughly
(d) It is better to enjoy than to scarifies

16. If 15 horses eat 15 bags of grain in ! 5 days, in how many days will one horse eat on<* bag of grain:
(a) 15 days
(b) 1 day
(c) 30 days
(d) None of the above

17. How many degrees does a circle contain?
(a) 0′
(b) 90′
(c) 180′
(d) 360′

18. A person deposits Rs. 100 in a bank which pays 20% interest, compounded half-yearly. How much money will be there in the account at the end of 1 year?
(a) Rs. 120
(b) Rs. 121
(c) Rs. 122
(d) Rs. 123

19. A person is short sighted. It means that he/she can see:
(a) Objects close by
(b) Objects for away
(c) Objects in the dark
(d) None of the above

20. A farmer is eating food in the afternoon in his open field. his shadow will be in the direction of:
(a) West
(b) North
(c) South
(d) None of the above

21. Who is the leader of “Lead India’ movement?
(a) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(b) Renu Roy
(c) Gaddar
(d) Ramakrishna

22. What is the name of the e-news paper launched by A.RJ. Abdul Kalam in Karimnagar?
(a) E-paper
(b) News-today
(c) Billion beats
(d) Billion greats

23. Who was the founder of Benaras Hindu University?
(a) Madan Mohan Malavna
(b) Annie Besant
(c) Jamnalal Bajaj
(d) Kins of Benaras

24. Mother Teresa was born in :
(a) Iran
(b) Ireland
(c) England
(d) Yugoslavia

25. In which year was Charminar built in Hyderabad?
(a) 1557
(b) 1857
(c) 1591
(d) 1657

26. In which year was University of Hyderabd started?
(a) 1974
(b) 1969
(c) 1972
(d) 1981

27. Who is the author of the book ‘Saakshi’ ?
(a) Panuganti Lakshmi Narastmha Rao
(b) Gurajada
(c) Srisri
(d) Vemana

28. In which year was Tyagaraja born?
(a) 1738
(b) 1689
(c) 1764
(d) 1767

29. In which year conversion to Christianity started in India?
(a) 1731
(b) 1919
(c) 1701
(d) 1998

30. he earliest r-‘ference to hospitals is found in the time of:
(a) Ashoka
(b) Chandra gupta Maurya
(c) Babur
(d) Pamudra Gupta

31. The Janata Party came into power in the year.
(a) 1970
(b) 1969
(c) 1977
(d) 1971

32. The Right to Freedom is contained in the Article:
(a) Sixteen
(b) Nineteen
(c) twenty-three
(d) twenty-five

33. By which amendment the fundamental duties have been included in the Constitution?
(a) 31
(b) 42
(c) 12
(d) 51

34. Who said the ’Directive principles’ are post-dated cheques?
(a) M N. Roy
(b) Nehru
(c) Indira Gandhi
(d) Prof K.T Shah

35. The emergency powers of the President are modelled on the Constitution of:
(a) South Africa
(b) USA
(c) I K
(d) USSR

36. Vice- president of India is elected by:
(a) Members of Rajya Sabha
(b) Members of Lok Sabha
(c) Members of Parliament in a joint sitting
(d) By all people

37. In whose regime Sarkaria Commission was appointed?
(a) Rajiv Gandhi
(b) Nehru
(c) Indira Gandhi
(d) P.V. Narasimha Rao

38. The Indira kranti Scheme launched by AP Government aims at:
(a) Removal of unemployment
(b) Removal of poverty
(c) Loans to youth
(d) Lower rate of interest to women

39. In which position India stands in the world in the production of food grains?
(a) 1
(b) 3
(c) 2
(d) 6

40. The finest cloth that was produced in Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh is called:
(a) Ponnuru Khadi
(b) Red Khadi
(c) Tim Khadi
(d) Muslin

41. The system of collection of revenue that was introduced by Munro was popularly called:
(a) Right of Diwani
(b) Land revenue
(c) Ryotwari system
(d) Lund tax

42. DWCRA program was started in Andhra Pradesh during:
(a) 1990-1991
(b) 2003-2004
(c) 2001-2002
(d) 1982-1983

43. From which country one institute came forward to solve the problems of Ryots in India?
(a) USA
(b) Russia
(c) England
(d) Singapore

44. invest in AP’ was the slogan given by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh when he visited:
(a) Mauritius
(b) USA
(c) China
(d) Dubai
45. How much income the AP government gained through the export of software during 20054)6?
(a) Rs. 50 crores
(b) Rs 60 crores
(c) Rs 300 crores
(d) Rs 40 crores

46. Who won the world economic award for the year 2007?
(a) Swaminathan
(b) J.K Misra
(c) S.K.Patil
(d) Amartya Sen

47. Name the bank which was established in India to encourage exports and imports?
(a) EXIM Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) IDBI Bank
(d) IDBC Bank

48. What is the name of the safe program launched by AP Road Transport Authority?
(a) Safai
(b) Safer
(c) Safety Drive
(d) Suraksha

49. Which North Coastal District of has been included in Rajiv Aarogyasri Program?
(a) Vishakhapatnam
(b) Vijaynagaram
(c) Srikakulam
(d) East Godavari

50. What is name of Doordarshan parent organisation?
(a) Television Broadcating Corporation of lndia
(b) Zee Television
(c) Bharat Broadcasting Corporation
(d) Prasar Bharat

51. Other than market forces, which bank in India can change policy to control foreign exchange?
(a) Reserve Bank of India
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Federal Bank of India
(d) National Bank of India

52. The rate at which the Indian Economy is expected to grow during 2008-09 is:
(a) 5%
(b) 9%
(c) 14%
(d) 3%

53. The trust of the central government for the next five years for overall economic development is in the sector of:
(a) Sports
(b) Infrastructure
(c) Telecom
(d) Space exploration

54. The rate of VAT for medicines
(a) 1%
(b) 4%
(c) 5%
(d) 8%

55. The second fastest growing economy in the world is:
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Japan
(d) South Korea

56. How many times has the Government of Andhra Pradesh taken an overdraft from the Reserve Bank o# India in the last two years?
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 3

57. Expand the abbreviation TRR’ used by Reserve Rank of India which an Indian banks must adhere to:
(a) Cash Repo Rate
(b) Cash Reserve Ratio
(c) Cash Reversal Ratio
(d) Cash Repo Ratio

58. Who remits the maximum amount of foreign exchange into India?
(a) MNCs
(b) Foreign Banks
(c) NRls
(d) Tourists

59. Exemption of income tax for individuals is available on interest paid in respect to which loan?
(a) Housing
(b) Automobile
(c) Educational
(d) None of the above

60. Income tax on salary is collected and paid directly into the account of:
(a) State Government
(b) Central Government
(c) Comptroller & Auditor General of India
(d) Accountant General of the state

61. What was the birth place of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan?
(a) Chennai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Vijayawada
(d) Tirupati

62. In which year the state of Hyderabad was liberated from Nizam?
(a) 1948
(b) 1947
(c) 1937
(d) 1956

63. Who was the first President of the Indian National Congress?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) R.K. Bose
(c) Motilal Nehru
(d) W.C. Banerjee

64. In which place the Indian National Congress met in the year 19!7?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Pune
(d) Vardha

65. Who was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress?
(a) Sonia Gandhi
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Annie Besant
(d) Vijayalakshmi Pandit

66. Who read Queen Victoria’s Proclamation in India in the year 1858?
(a) Rippon
(b) Canning
(c) Clive
(d) Hastings

67. The partition of Bengal took place on:
(a) 16 October, 1905
(b) 16 May. 1905
(c) 4 March, 1905
(d) None of the above

68. According to the Act of 1919 the tenure of the Governor General is:
(a) 1 year
(b) 3 years
(c) 6 years
(d) 5 years

69. What is the name of the first newspaper which was started by Annie Besant in India?
(a) Young India
(b) Hindu
(c) Common Wheel
(d) The Patriot

70. Who founded the Servants of India Society?
(a) M.K. Gandhi
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Patel
(d) G K. Gukhele

71. Who was the author of the “book “The Arctic Home of the Vedas”?
(a) B.G. Tilak
(b) B.C Pal
(c) Lajpat Rai
(d) AK patil

72. During whose regime the Indian Universities Act was passed?
(a) Hastings
(b) Curzon
(c) Rippon
(d) Clive

73. Who built up the theory of economic foundations to Indian Nationalism?
(a) S.N. Banerjee
(b) W.C. Banerjee
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) B.G. Tilak

74. The Theosophical Society was founded for the first time in :
(a) New York
(b) New Delhi
(c) Pans
(d) London

75. In which place Mahakaleswara Temple is situated?
(a) Konark
(b) Puri
(c) Ami
(d) Banaras

76. The first Yoga Master is:
(a) Mann
(b) Vyasa
(c) Agasya
(d) Patanjali

77. In which place in Andhra the Kakatiyas contribution to culture reflects?
(a) Amaravati
(b) Warangal
(c) Kotappakonda
(d) Mithila

78. Where is the Rudreswara Temple situated ?
(a) Bellampalli
(b) Gaya
(c) Anamakonda
(d) Cuttack

79. Who is the author of “Yenki” songs in Telugu?
(a) Srisri
(b) Keeravani
(c) Arudra
(d) N Subba Rao

80. Who is the King of snakes according to Indian mythologies ?
(a) Karkotakudu
(b) Takshaka
(c) Pani
(d) Nagendra

81. Among the 27 stars in Indian astrology, what is the name of the 10th star?
(a) Swati
(b) Makha
(c) Renuka
(d) Uttara

82. The famous temple of Surya is situated in Andhra at:
(a) Kakinada
(b) Attili
(c) Arasavalli
(d) Konark

83. What is the name of dance which the Girijans of Araku valley do ?
(a) Girijan dance
(b) Tappeta dance
(c) Araku dance
(d) Dimsa dance

84. Who is the author of the book “Asamarthuni Jeevita Yatra” ?
(a) Gopichand
(b) Chalam
(c) Srisri
(d) Gidugu

85. What is the original name of Bhadrachala Ramadasu ?
(a) Ramadasu
(b) Bhakta Ramadasu
(c) Kancharla Gopanna
(d) Ramachmdrudu

86. Who is the author of Pancharatna Keertanas?
(a) Annamayya
(b) Tyagaraju
(c) Purandaradas
(d) Ramadas

87. Who said The Preamble is the key of the Constitution”?
(a) K Gandhi
(b) Motilal Nehru
(c) Ambedkar
(d) Indira Gandhi

88. Which amendment of the Constitution added the words socialist and secular ?
(a) 73
(b) 51
(c) 41
(d) 42

89. The Constitution of India was adopted by :
(a) Governor General
(b) Parliament
(c) Constituent Assembly
(d) None of the above

90. Which amendment of the Constitution limited the role of the President ?
(a) 42
(b) 22
(c) 72
(d) 23

91. Chikungunya is caused by :
(a) Pigs
(b) Rats
(c) Mosquitoes
(d) Chicken

92. Which colours are not recognised by colour blind people?
(a) Rod & Blue
(b) Purple & Green
(c) Red & Green
(d) Yellow & Pink

93. The part which transfers electricity from the overhead electric line to a railway engine is called as:
(a) Volta graph
(b) Pentagraph
(c) Electrograph
(d) Electro pylon

94. How many kilometres are equal to 100 miles ?
(a) 145
(b) 150
(c) 155
(d) 160

95. Some insects are able to walk on water due to
(a) Surface tension
(b) Coagulation
(c) Chemical bonding
(d) Oil secretions

96. Sri Hari Kota in Andhra Pradesh is famous for
(a) Steel Plant
(b) Launching satellites
(c) Navai Base
(d) Natural Park

97. Which method of producing electricity causes maximum pollution ?
(a) Wind
(b) Hydel
(c) Coal
(d) Solar

98. How many miles does light travel in one second?
(a) 1,00,000
(b) 1,86, 287
(c) 1,65,527
(d) 1,72,587

99. Green colour of leaves of plants is green due to:
(a) Melanin
(b) Tanin
(c) Chlorophyll
(d) Bacteria

100. The internal combustion engine used in most motor vehicles was invented in:
(a) Austria
(b) Germany
(c) Russia
(d) France

101. Which Indian has the patent for pagers?
(a) Sam Pitroda
(b) A .P.J. Abdul Kalam
(c) Ram Jethmalani
(d) Arun Kumar

102. The Cryogenic Technology is used in
(a) Submarines
(b) Rockets
(c) Ships
(d) Rail Engines

103. The cellular phone technology used in India are GSM and:
(a) CDMA
(b) MDCA
(c) MMDA
(d) ADMA

104. DTH television stands for:
(a) Disk Technology Home
(b) Direct to Home
(c) Distant to Home
(d) Direct Theatre Homo

105. The person responsible for milk revolution in India is:
(a) Dr Kurian
(b) Dr. Pandyan
(c) Dr Madhavn
(d) Dr. Pant

106. The colour appearing at the bottom of a rainbow is:
(a) Red
(b) Blue
(c) Indigo
(d) Yellow

107. Creating artificial rainfall is through seeding:
(a) Fog
(b) Smog
(c) Ice
(d) Cloud

108. The Battle tank developed in India for the Indian Army is called:
(a) Ranvir
(b) Arjun
(c) Rajput
(d) Vikram

109. Across which river in Andhra Pradesh is Srisailam hydro-electric power plant built?
(a) Godavari
(b) Krishna
(c) Penna
(d) Narmada

110. Hank ATM refer to:
(a) Any Time Money
(b) Automated Teller Machine
(c) Automatic Teller Machine
(d) All Time Money

111. Nagarjuna Dam was constructed in the year:
(a) 1967
(b) 1968
(c) 1969
(d) 1971

112. In which year was Janmabhoomi program St p ted in Andhra Pradesh ?
(a) 1995
(b) 2000
(c) 2002
(d) 2005

113. In which year was the first conference for a separate Andhra was held?
(a) 1010
(b) 1913
(c) 1916
(d) 1919

114. In which place the headquarters of Eastern Command of the Indian Navy situated?
(a) Paradip
(b) Chennai
(c) Visakhapatnam
(d) Kakinada

115. What was the caste of the Satavahana Kings who ruled Andhra?
(a) Kahatriyas
(b) Naidus
(c) Reddys
(d) Brahmins

116. The department of public works was started during the regime of:
(a) Dalhousie
(b) Mountbatten
(c) Cotton
(d) Clive

117. In which year the Andhrula Charitamu (History of Andhras) was published?
(a) 1916
(b) 1914
(c) 1912
(d) 1910

118. What was the title given to Kasinathuni Nageswara Rao Pantulu?
(a) Desabhakta
(b) Desabhimani
(c) Derodhharaka
(d) Veeraputra

119. In which year the socialist party established its unit in Andhra ?
(a) 1934
(b) 1944
(c) 1935
(d) 1945

120. In which place Alluri Sitarama Raju was born?
(a) Chagallu
(b) Mogailu
(c) Mogalturru
(d) Mandapeta

121. The head of the Reserve Rank of India is called:
(a) Secretary
(b) Chairperson
(c) Governor
(d) Field Marshal

122. The Green revolution’ is related to the economic development in the field of:
(a) Natural gas
(b) Agriculture
(c) Aquaculture
(d) Milk

123. The project linking the major national roads across major cities throughout the country to promote economic development is called:
(a) Project National Highway
(b) Golden Quadrilateral
(c) Golden Triangle
(d) Project Safar

124. Which industry is poised to take over as the major contributor in national GDP?
(a) Services
(b) Agriculture
(c) Aquaculture
(d) Manufacturing
125. India is the largest exporter of:
(a) Granite
(b) Textile
(c) Toys
(d) Software

126. Expand the abbreviation of SEZ:
(a) Special Export Zone
(b) Special Economic Zone
(c) Special Exemption Zone
(d) Separate Export Zone

127. Which industry will suffer losses due to the strengthening of Indian Rupee VS. US Dollar ?
(a) Textiles
(b) Construction
(c) Telecom
(d) Banking

128. The major route of exports and imports is:
(a) Roads
(b) Railways
(c) Airports
(d) Ports

129. India spends majority of its foreign exchange in the import of:
(a) Wheat
(b) Cement
(c) Crude oil
(d) Computer hardware

130. Which of the following investigative agencies is now probing the assassination of Benazir Bhutto?
(a) FBI (USA)
(b) Scotland Yard (UK)
(c) MOSSAD (Israel)
(d) C.B.I. (India)

131. Economic reforms in India were initiated under the Prime Minister ship of:
(a) Deve Gowda
(b) P.V. Narasimha Rao
(c) Chandra Sekhar
(d) V.P. Singh

132. Which of the following countries is not yet a member of World Trade Organisation?
(a) India
(b) USA
(c) Germany
(d) China
Ans. Al! of the above

133. The amount an Indian individual can use to invest in a foreign country in one year is:
(a) $ 15,000
(b) $20,000 3
(c) $25,000 4
(d) 30,000

134. Which country is being used to invest in India for business and yet avoid paying taxes in India’’
(a) Maldives
(b) UAE
(c) Japan
(d) Sri Lanka

135. Which states in India is most favoured for investing in business ?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Haryana
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Gujarat

136. The Indian state claimed by China as a part of its territory is:
(a) Manipur
(b) Mizoram
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Sikkim

137. Which state first receives rainfall due to south-west monsoon?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Kerala
(d) Andhra Pradesh

138. The first sail water desalination plant is being set up in which city?
(a) Visakhapatnam
(b) Chennai
(c) Mangalore
(d) Cochin

139. The river running in both China and India is:
(a) Ganga
(b) Yamuna
(c) Brahmaputra
(d) Turgabhadra

140. Maximum salt is produced in the state of:
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Orissa

141. The expanded version of DWCRA is:
(a) Development of Women and Children in Regional Areas
(b) Development of Women Children m Rural Areas
(c) Directorate or Women and Children in Regional Areas
(d) Directorate of Women and Children in Rural Areas

142. The road which runs across the east coast of Andhra Pradesh connecting Orissa and Tamil Nadu is called :
(a) National Highway 9
(b) National Highway 7
(c) National Highway 5
(d) Stale Highway 7

143. The agency which allots land for development of industry in Andhra Pradesh is :
(a) AP Industrial Development Corporation
(b) AP State Financial Corporation
(c) AP Industrial Infrastructure Corporation
(d) AP State Land Acquisition Commission

144. Which of the following is a natural harbour in Andhra Pradesh ?
(a) Kakinada
(b) Paradip
(c) Visakhapatnam
(d) Nagapatnam

145. Which one is mined in the eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh ?
(a) Bauxite
(b) Manganere
(c) Iron
(d) Lignite

146. As per the economic reforms of the Government of India, the merged entity of Indian Airlines and Air India is under the name of which holding company?
(a) International Aviation Company of India
(b) National Aviation Company of India
(c) Aviation Company of India
(d) Aviation Holdings Company of India

147. Who among the following is India’s largest employer ?
(a) Reliance Industries
(b) Tata group
(c) Indian Railways
(d) Steel Authority of India

148. Vast reserves of metals and precious stones have been discovered for future mining in :
(a) South Andhra Pradesh
(b) East Andhra Pradesh
(c) West Andhra Pradesh
(d) North Andhra Pradesh

149. State government can increase taxes of:
(a) Telephone services
(b) Income tax of Individuals
(c) Petroleum products
(d) None of the above

150. GDP is a term describing economic activity. What does it stand for ?
(a) Gross Domestic Profit
(b) Gross Domestic Plan
(c) Grass Domestic Process
(d) Gross Domestic Product

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