Assam Govt Job Previous Year Question Paper Part 1

1. The Aryans came to India from -

a) North Europe
b) Central Asia
c) South-East Asia
d) North-East Africa

Ans:- b) Central Asia

2. Tripitakas are the sacred books of which of the following religions?

a) Jainism
b) Buddhism
c) Hinduism
d) Zoroastrianism

Ans:- b) Buddhism

3. Who is called the Napoleon of Ancient India?

a) Chandragupta Maurya
b) Pushyamitra
c) Kanishka
d) Samudragupta

Ans:- d) Samudragupta

4. King Porus was defeated by Alexander the Great in the Battle of -

a) Buxar
b) Herat
c) Kabul
d) Hydaspes

Ans:- d) Hydaspes

5. Who was the author of the book, Indica?

a) Vishnugupta
b) Megasthenes
c) Diamechus
d) Harshavardhana

Ans:- b) Megasthenes

6. Kautilya was the Prime Minister of which of the following Indian rules?

a) Chandragupta Maurya
b) Chandragupta - I
c) Ashoka
d) Harshavardhana

Ans:- a) Chandragupta Maurya

7. POCSO Act is related to -

a) Oil Companies
b) Children
c) Civil Servants
d) Ocean

Ans:- b) Children

8. Who wrote the book, Ramcharitamanas?

a) Kabir
b) Ramdas
c) Tulsidas
d) Sankaracharya

Ans:- c) Tulsidas

9. Which Mughal emperor founded his own religion, Din-i-Ilahi?

a) Humayun
b) Akbar
c) Jahangir
d) Aurangzeb

Ans:- b) Akbar

10. The Quit India Movement was launched in the year -

a) 1924
b) 1934
c) 1947
d) 1942

Ans:- d) 1942

11. 'Garba' dance is a dance from -

a) Rajasthan
b) Gujarat
c) Karnataka
d) Maharashtra

Ans:- b) Gujarat

12. The Elephanta Cave is situated near -

a) Mumbai
b) Chennai
c) Mount Abu
d) Amarnath

Ans:- a) Mumbai

13. Which of the following was written by Kalidasa?

a) Sursagar
b) Rajatarangini
c) Kathasaritsagara
d) Meghadutam

Ans:- d) Meghadutam

14. The classical dance of Andhra Pradesh is -

a) Kathakali
b) Kuchipudi
c) Mohiniyattam
d) Bharatnatyam

Ans:- b) Kuchipudi

15. The 'Desert Festival' in India is held in -

a) Jaisalmer
b) Jaipur
c) Bikaner
d) Jodhpur

Ans:- a) Jaisalmer

16. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky?

a) Mercury
b) Mars
c) Jupiter
d) Saturn

Ans:- b) Mars

17. Which one of the following planets has the largest number of natural satellites or moons?

a) Jupiter
b) Mars
c) Saturn
d) Venus

Ans:- c) Saturn

18. The earth rotates on its axis from -

a) north to south
b) east to west
c) south to north
d) west to east

Ans:- d) west to east

19. Through which of the following countries does the equator pass?

a) Peru
b) Brazil
c) Egypt
d) Thailand

Ans:- b) Brazil

20. Solar eclipse occurs when -

a) earth comes in between sun and moon
b) moon is at right angle to earth
c) moon comes between sun and earth
d) sun comes between moon and earth

Ans:- c) moon comes between sun and earth

21. The speed of rotation of the earth in kilometer per hour is the highest -

a) along the Equator
b) at the North pole
c) along the Tropic of cancer
d) along the Arctic Circle

Ans:- a) along the Equator

22. Which of the following is a metamorphic rock?

a) Slate
b) Sandstone
c) Shale
d) Limestone

Ans:- a) Slate

23. Which one of the following countries is known as 'land of thousand lakes'?

a) Portugal
b) Austria
c) Finland
d) Romania

Ans:- c) Finland

24. The strait that separates Europe from Africa is -

a) Hook Strait
b) Strait of Gibraltar
c) Palk strait
d) Bering strait

Ans:- b) Strait of Gibraltar

25. Which is the deepest freshwater lake in the world?

a) Lake Tanganyika
b) Lake Superior
c) Lake Baikal
d) Lake Michigan

Ans:- c) Lake Baikal

26. Malta is located in which of the following seas?

a) Baltic Sea
b) Mediterranean Sea
c) Black Sea
d) North Sea

Ans:- b) Mediterranean Sea

27. Which of the following European Countries has coastline with the Atlantic Ocean?

a) Portugal
b) Italy
c) Germany
d) Greece

Ans:- a) Portugal

28. The World's largest coral reef is found near the coast of which of the following?

a) Australia
b) Ghana
c) Cuba
d) Philippines

Ans:- a) Australia

29. What is the capital of Turkey?

a) Amsterdam
b) Addis Ababa
c) Ankara
d) Beirut

Ans:- c) Ankara

30. What is the currency of Thailand?

a) Kyat
b) Dong
c) Won
d) Baht

Ans:- d) Baht

31. Which of the following Indian States forms the easternmost border of the country?

a) Assam
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Nagaland
d) Manipur

Ans:- b) Arunachal Pradesh

32. Which of the following Indian States does not have a Coastline?

a) Rajasthan
b) Maharashtra
c) Odisha
d) Kerala

Ans:- a) Rajasthan

33. Which of the following rivers flows from east to west?

a) Narmada
b) Godavari
c) Krishna
d) Cauvery

Ans:- a) Narmada

34. Under which Article of the Constitution is the President's rule promulgated in any state in India?

a) Article 356
b) Article 352
c) Article 360
d) Article 370

Ans:- a) Article 356

35. The site for cellular respiration in animal cell is -

a) ribosome
b) mitochondria
c) endoplasmic reticulum
d) lysosome

Ans:- b) mitochondria

36. Which of the following diseases is caused by bacteria?

a) Hepatitis B
b) Poliomyelitis
c) Scabies
d) Tuberculosis

Ans:- d) Tuberculosis

37. The loudness of sound is related to -

a) its frequency
b) its amplitude
c) its speed
d) its pitch

Ans:- b) its amplitude

38. The phenomenon of 'total internal reflection' is observed in which of the following?

a) Glowing tube light
b) Light passing through lens
c) Sparkling diamond
d) Twinkling star

Ans:- c) Sparkling diamond

39. Electricity is produced in a dry cell through conversion of energy from -

a) Chemical Energy
b) Thermal Energy
c) Mechanical Energy
d) Nuclear Energy

Ans:- a) Chemical Energy

40. The main constituent of vinegar is -

a) acetic acid
b) ascorbic acid
c) citric acid
d) tartaric acid

Ans:- a) acetic acid

41. Non-stick cooking utensils are coated with -

a) black paint
b) PVC
c) Teflon
d) polystyrene

Ans:- c) Teflon

42. Which of the following elements is found in all organic compounds?

a) Carbon
b) Calcium
c) Nitrogen
d) Oxygen

Ans:- a) Carbon

43. Which of the following acids is a mineral acid?

a) Citric acid
b) Hydrochloric acid
c) Ascorbic acid
d) Tartaric acid

Ans:- b) Hydrochloric acid

44. Which of the following disease is also known as 'breakbone fever' ?

a) Typhoid
b) Rhinitis
c) Yellow fever
d) Dengue

Ans:- d) Dengue

45. Which of the following is the lightest metal?

a) Mercury
b) Sodium
c) Lithium
d) Cadmium

Ans:- c) Lithium

46. Scurvy is caused by deficiency in - 

a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin B1
c) Vitamin C
d) Vitamin D3

Ans:- c) Vitamin C

47. Which of the following glands produces growth hormone in human?

a) Adrenal Gland
b) Pancreas
c) Pituitary Gland
d) Thyroid Gland

Ans:- c) Pituitary Gland

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