63rd BPSC 2018

63rd BPSC 2018

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J.C. Daniel Award






UNESCO World Heritage Site present in Bihar
Mahabodhi Vihar
Nalanda Mahavihara







SACEP
South Asia [Co-operative] Environment Programme











 ICFRE
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
Headquarters location: Dehradun










Barh Super Thermal Power Station
Bihar








International Solar Alliance [ISA]









civil nuclear cooperation

 biggest nuclear power plant in India?





Burnt brick buildings are the most significant feature of the Indian valley civilisation.










Who dug sudarsana lake in Gujarat?
Sudarshan Lake is located in Girnar , Gujarat .

Chandragupta Morya






Megasthenes- Greek 




Tripitakas are the sacred books of the:
[Buddhists]

The three pitakas are Sutta Pitaka, Vinaya Pitaka and Abhidhamma Pitaka.

The sacred book of Buddhism is called the Tripitaka 








Ashoka’s Dhamma?
 central point in Ashoka’s Dhamma?







division of Maurya society into seven classes
 Indica of Megasthenes






Chinese pilgrim Fa-Hien









Chola age was most famous for -






 remains of the Vijayanagara empire is found in:









first Muslim ruler to formulate the ‘theory of kingship’ similar to the ‘theory of divine right of the kings'?
Balban








Paper came to be used in India in [12th century]. The first papermaking process was documented in China






European paintings were introduced in the court of [Akbar] by the Portuguese Priests.










Which Princely States was not annexed by the British?
Gwalior







ultimate goal of Gandhiji’s Salt Satyagraha?








Bihar Provincial Kisan Sabha was formed in:
1929. It was founded by Sahajanand Saraswati 








Committee recommended the creation of Nyaya Panchayats?
Ashok Mehta Committee









 50% reservation for women Panchayati Raj Institutions is leagalized in certain States such as
I. Bihar
II. Uttarakhand
III. Madhya Pradesh
IV. Himachal Pradesh


All the state provide 33% reservation for women in Panchayati Raj institution 

but few states like- Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tripura and Uttarakhand provided 50% reservation for women Panchayati Raj.








Prime Minister of India is responsible to
The Lok Sabha

Article 75 of the constitution of India says that the P.M being the head of the council of minister is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.






The retirement age of the judges of the supreme court is 65 years, and for the judges of the High court, it is 62 year.





The highest Civil Service Office of the Central Government is the [cabinet secretary].
The highest post in the state is that of the chief secretary. 








One of the problems in calculating National Income in India is the [non-organised sector]. 







According to the 15th Finance Commission, the Percent share of States in the proceeds of the share central tax revenue should be:










 size of the marginal landholding in India is:
Less than 1 hectare








Prevention of Laundering Act came into in India during:
2005

Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002









TRIMS stands for

Trade-Related Investment Measures





NITI Aayog came into existence in 
1st January 2015









The base year for Wholesale Price Index [WPI] has been changed by the Government of India from 2004 – 05 to_____.
2011-12









Categorisation of Farmers
average size of landholdings in bihar= [Second lowest]

average size of land holding in india state wise

lowest in Kerala. The highest average size of land holding is in Arunachal Pradesh.


Marginal- Below 1.00 hectare

Large- 10.00 hectare and above











latest per capita income at current prices is the lowest for the Indian State of:
Bihar


Gross State Domestic Product
GSDP Per capita of Goa is 3.56 times more than India's average and 11 times greater than lowest ranked Bihar. 
GSDP per capita of Bihar is 3 times lower than of country's.









road length per lakh of population






World population= 7.7 billion people

The population of the world during 10000BC was approximately [1 million]. The time taken by the earth to reach its 1st billion population was around 50,000 year, duration was around 1830 C.E.









Cocos Plate lies between:
Central America and Pacific Plate






‘Rust Bowl’ of the USA is associated with

Pittsburg region






Capability Approach
 Prof. Amartya Sen











‘Coffee Port’ of the world











Data as on 30-December-2019 (source: pib)

Top three states showing mangrove cover increase are 
Gujarat (37 sq km) followed by Maharashtra (16 sq km) and Odisha (8 sq km).


Top three states showing increase in forestcover are 
Karnataka (1,025 sq km), Andhra Pradesh (990 sq km), Kerala (823 sq km):



forest cover as percentage of total geographical area, the top five States are 
Mizoram (85.41%), Arunachal Pradesh (79.63%), Meghalaya (76.33%),


Area-wise largest forest cover in the country  
Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh










Share of hydroelectric power in the total electricity produced in India?

In the fiscal year 2016–17, the total hydroelectric power generated in India was 122.31 TWh (excluding small hydro) with an average [capacity factor of 33%].

India is the [7th largest producer] of the hydroelectricity of the world.


The hydro-electric power plants at Darjeeling and Shivanasamudram were established in 1898 and 1902, respectively. They were among the first in Asia.








Which Census year is called ‘Demographic Divide’
1921










 year 2017-18
India is the world's largest cotton producer and second-largest exporter. 

[Gujarat]- highest {cotton} growing state.

Gujarat>Maharashtra>Telangana>Andhra Pradesh


Guntur is one of the major cotton growing district in the State of Andhra Pradesh.




Source: jagranjosh (Jan 24, 2019)
largest number of cotton mills= Maharashtra


Maharashtra
Mumbai is called as ‘Cottonopolis of India’.


Gujarat
It is the second largest producer of cotton textiles after Maharashtra. 
Ahmedabad is called ‘Manchester of India & Boston of East’ and it is also second largest centre of cotton textile industry after Mumbai.



Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore is called ‘Manchester of South India’ because it is the most important cotton textile centre.



Uttar Pradesh
Kanpur is called ‘Manchester of Uttar Pradesh’.






National Waterway






largest jute-producing











Fatuha is situated at the confluence of the Ganges and [Punpun Rivers]. 
The area is known as Triveni since the [river Gandak] is believed to unite with these two rivers here earlier.
District: Patna








Koppen's climatic classification











Kaimur Plateau is famous for:
 limestone. 

The Kaimur Plateau is situated in Bihar.












member of the Constituent Assembly of India from Bihar?

constituting of 389 members who include 93 from princely states and 296 from British India. 








Bombay Presidency Association established by [Badruddin Taiyabjee, Pherozeshah Mehta and K. T. Telang] in 1885 .








 declaration of the partition of Bengal was done on 19th July 1905.





[Madan Lal Dhingra] was given life punishment for the murder of Colonel Wyllie.








The post of the Indian High Commission was created by which Act?
The Government of India Act, 1919

first High Commissioner for India was {William Stevenson Meyer}; the first of Indian origin was {Dadiba Merwanji Dalal}.










 Indian National Congress did not take part in [1st and 3rd] Round Table Conferences?







Who wrote the pamphlet ‘Now or Never’?
Choudhry Rahmat Ali







When was the Punjab Land Alienation Act passed?
1900






The department of state was established under [Sardar Patel]. 
 He sensed the urgent and imperative need of the integration of princely states.






The wavelength of the visible spectrum is in the range of 3900A-7600A.







Detergents used for cleaning clothes are [Sulfonates]. 








In the human system, insulin controls the metabolism of [carbohydrates]. 
Carbhydrates is an organic material which contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.










Sulfadiazine is an antibiotic.

{Aspirin} is an antipyretic and analgesic used to reduce fever and relieve mild to moderate pain











Rice is mostly carbohydrate.










Mercury is heaviest metal among the following, followed by Gold, Platinum and silver subsequently.
Mercury (Hg), (Atomic mass: 200.59 amu)









Stainless steel is an alloy of iron and chromium. 







The acid used in a car battery is sulfuric acid.






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