HCS-2014-Prelims- General Studies and CSAT Question Paper with answers

HPSC Question Papers Question Papers

51-For which novel Indian American Author Jhumpa Lahiri has been listed for the Man Booker prize 2013?

(A) The Lowland

(B) The Kills

(C)The Spinning Heart

(D) The Luminaries


52- Which of the following was a recommendation of Hunter’s Commission?

(A) Women’s Education

(B) New regulation for the organised senates system

(C) Gradual withdrawal of state support from higher education.

(D) Introduction of civic education at collage and university level.


53- Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case?

(A) S. N.Banerjee

(B) Jatin Das

(C) Bipin Chandra Pal

(D) Aurbindo Ghosh


54- Which one of the following upheavles took place in Bengal immediately after the revolt of 1857?

(A) Sanyasi Rebellion

(B) Santhal Rebellion

(C) Indigo Disturbances

(D) Pabna Disturbances


55- The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during Gupta period was know as

(A) Dhruvadhikarana

(B) Karanika

(C) Samaharta

(D) Shaulkika


56- During the freedom struggle, Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organizer of underground activity in …………….

(A) Civil Disobedience Movement 

(B) Quit India Movement

(C) Non- Cooperation Movement

(D) Swadeshi Movement


57- Who among the following Governor General created the Covenanted Civil Service of India which later became to be known as the Indian Civil services?

(A) Warren hasting

(B) Cornwallis

(C) Wellesley

(D) William Bentinck


58- Pine, Fir, Spruce, cedar, larch and cypress are the famous timber yielding plants of which several also occur widely in the hilly regions of India. All these belong to ……………..

(A) Monocotyledons

(B) Angiosperm

(C) Gymnosperm

(D) Dicotyledons


59- Movement of cell against concentration gradient is called…………………

(A) Passive transport

(B) Diffusion

(C) Osmosis

(D) Active transport


60- Osmosis is the flow of solution from higher concentration to a solution of lower concentration through a semi permeable membrane. What is incorrect in this statement?

(A) The flow of solution is not possible through semi permeable membrane.

(B) Exact concentration of solution is not given

(C) Characters of semi permeable membrane is not given.

(D) All are correct