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Group 1 TNPSC Question Paper - 19th February 2017 - Prelims


Choose the correct answer from the codes given below.
Assertion (A) : The pyramid of grasSland ecosystem is upright.
Reason (R) : The producers are maximum in number and tertiary consumers are least in number.

Answer : A. (A) and (R) are correct


Aestivation is seen in

Answer : A. Amphibians


Match the following :

Disease Test
a) Leprosy 1) Glycosylated hemoglobin test
b) Typhoid fever 2) Lepromin test
c) Tuberculosis 3) Widal test
d) Diabetes 4) Mantoux test

Answer : B. 2 3 4 1


List out the following Bahmani rulers in chronological order and mark the correct choice :
I. Alauddin Bahman Shah
II. Muhammad Shah III
III. Ahmad Shah
IV. Firuz Shah

Answer : B. I, IV, III, II


The twenty second Tirthankara of Jainism was

Answer : D. Neminatha


Consider the following two statements consisting of Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and select your answer using the codes given below.
Assertion (A) : The temple was not rnerely a place of worship; it filled a large place in the culturaland economic life of the Tamil people.
Reasoning (R) : Its construction and -maintenance offered employment to number of architects and craftsmen.

Answer : B. Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)


Consider the following pairs:
I. Rukmani Devi Arundale - Kalakshetra
II. Ravi Shankar - Sangeet Natak Academy
III. M.S. Subbulakshmi - Ramon Magsaysay Award
IV. J. Krishnamoorthy - Bharat Ratna
Which of the pair given above is/are incorrect?

Answer : C. IV only


Who constructed a canal of 150 miles from Yamuna to Hissar for agricultural purpose?

Answer : B. Firoz Shah Tughlaqu


The villages Raksas and Tagdi related to which battle?

Answer : A. Battle ofTalikotta


Khudai Khidmatgar movement was organised by

Answer : A. Abdul Gaffar Khan