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Group 2 Prelims TNPSC Question Paper - 12th August 2012


11. 

How much current is consumed for a tubelight which has 40W for domestic use?

Answer : A. 0.2 A

12. 

Thumba equatorial rocket launching station was established at which place in India?
I. Banglore
II. Sriharikota
III. Mahendragiri
IV. Thiruvananthapuram
Of these

Answer : C. IV only

13. 

Among the following which is not considered as a direct tax?

Answer : B. Sales tax

14. 

Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) Gold collar workers 1) involved in quaternary activities
b) White collar workers 2) involved in secondary activities
c) Red collar workers 3) involved in quinary activities
d) Blue collar workers 4) involved in primary activities

Answer : C. 3 1 4 2

15. 

In India, the first Agriculture Research Centre was started by

Answer : B. Lord Curzon

16. 

Consider the following statements:
Assertion (A) : The partition of Bengal in 1905 provided a spark for the rise of extremism in the Indian National Movement.
Reason (R) : Curzon's real motives were to divide the Hindus and Muslims in Bengal and to break the growth of Bengali nationalism.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below.

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

17. 

In which tax the incidence and impacts is on one and the same person?

Answer : A. Income tax

18. 

Arrange the following in chronological order:
I. Sama Veda
II. Rig Veda
III. Yajur Veda
IV. Atharva Veda
Of these

Answer : D. II, III, I & IV

19. 

Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) First Five-Year Plan 1) Self-sufficiency
b) Second Five-Year Plan 2) Agriculture and Industrial development
c) Third Five-Year Plan 3) Agriculture development
d) Fourth Five-Year Plan 4) Heavy Industries development

Answer : D. 3 4 1 2

20. 

Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) H.J.Bhaba 1) Scientific and industrial research
b) S.S.Bhatnagar 2) Atomic energy
c) D.S.Kothari 3) Indian Space Research Organisation
d) Vikram Sarabhai 4) Defence Science Organisation

Answer : A. 2 1 4 3



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