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1.A shopkeeper sells 10 toffees for arupee, gaining thereby 20%. Howmany did he buy for a rupee?
A.11C.15B.12D.13
2.If 2A=3B=4C, then A : B : C is
A.2 : 3: 4C.6 : 4 : 3B.4 : 3 : 2D.3 : 4 : 6
3.If the selling price of an article is
43
times of its cost price, then theprofit percentage is
A.
3313
C.
2012
B.
2514
D.
2013
4.Two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 5.If each number is increased by 10,the ratio becomes 5 : 7. Thenumbers are
A.3, 5C.15, 25B.12, 20D.18, 30
5.Median of x = {10, 2, 14, 5, 8, 16} is
A.8C.10B.9D.11
6.Which one of the followingproperties is not satisfied by mean?
A.It is a simple measureB.It is easy to computeC.It is a stable measureD.It is not affected by extremevalues.
7.If L and S are the largest andsmallest values of a data, then therange is measured by the formula
A.L + SC.S LB.L SD.LS
8.If the standard deviation of {x
1
, x
2
,x
3
} is 2, then the standard deviationof {x
1
+5, x
2
+ 5, x
3
+ 5} is
A.0C.5B.2D.7
9.Which one of the following is notcorrect?
A.CPU is a hardwareB.WRITE is a FORTRAN commandC.VDU is softwareD.DIR is a computer command
10.What is the decimal equivalent for(10110)
2
?
A.12C.32B.22D.42
11.IDBI is a subsidiary o
A.Reserve Bank of IndiaB.State Bank of IndiaC.National Bank for Agriculture andRural DevelopmentD.None of these
12.What type of Bank rate is followedin India?
A.Discount rateB.Penal rateC.Accommodate rateD.None of these
13.Statutory meeting relates to
A.Private CompanyB.Foreign CompanyC.Public CompanyD.Chartered Company
14.Which is the most activity-wisesmall scale industrial unit in TamilNadu?
A.Food processingB.Textile processingC.Metal processingD.Paper processing
15.Which district stands first in theratio of male-female in Tamil Nadu?
16.The author of the book Ain-i-Akbariwas
A.Abul FazlB.Amir KhushruC.Abul FaiziD.Nizamuddin Ahmed.
17.Match List I correctly with List IIand select your answer using thecodes given below:List I
a.Raja Rammohan Royb.Swami Vivekanandac.Dayananda Saraswatid.Madam Blavatsky
List II
1.Arya Samaj2.Ramkrishna Paramahamsa3.Brahmo Samaj4.Theosophical Society
Codes :
abcdA.1234B.2341C.3214D.4123
18.Choose the correct statement :
A.Kashi Central Hindu College wasestablished in 1891B.Aligarh Movement was startedby Muhammed Ali JinnahC.Aligarh Muslim University wasestablished in 1920D.Visvabharati University wasstarted by Devendranath Tagore.
19.Which one of the following is notcorrectly matched?
A.Bhagat Singh – “Delhi Chalo”B.Dayanand Saraswati – “Go bacto Vedas”C.Gandhiji – “Untouchability is aCrime”D.Nehru – “Long years ago wehave made tryst with destiny”
20.From the names given below,identify the name of the first PrimeMinister of India :

TNPSC CSS-I ORIGINAL PAPE
EXAM HELD ON
7-1-07
– FULLY SOLVED
Questions :
200
H
DEGREE STD.,
H
Marks :
300
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & GENERAL ENGLISH

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21.MISA was passed in
A.1950C.1970B.1963D.1971
22.Prime Minister of India is
A.the leader of the Rajya SabbaB.the leader of the Lok SabhaC.the leader of the massesD.none of them
23.The retirement age of a SupremeCourt Judge is
A.60 yearsB.64 yearsC.62 yearsD.65 years
24.Which of the following languagesis not included in the EighthSchedule of the IndianConstitution?
A.UrduC.EnglishB.SanskritD.Sindhi
25.In which conference, in the year1944, the Justice Party wasreorganised into DravidarKazhagam?
26.Which model is the base for theFirst Five-Year Plan?
A.Lewis modelB.Mahalanobis modelC.Harrod-Doman modelD.Keynesian model
27.The Deputy Chairman of thePlanning Commission
A.is the Prime MinisterB.is the Planning MinisterC.holds the rank of a CabinetMinisterD.is an economist of repute.
28.The headquarters of World HealthOrganisation is located at
A.GenevaC.New YorB.WashingtonD.London
29.What is the purpose for which thetreasury bills are issued?
A.Very short term liability of theGovernmentB.Short term liability of theGovernmentC.Mid-term liability of theGovernmentD.The commercial paper market
30.The ICICI promotes
A.private sectorB.public sectorC.joint sectorD.co-operative sector
31.Who was the last of the later CholaKings?
A.Raja Raja IIIC.Kulottunga IIIB.Rajendra IIID.Veera Rajendra
32.‘Man is a social animal’ – Who saidthis?
A.ComteC.AristotleB.SpencerD.MacIver
33.Folkways are mostly dealt with by
A.SummerC.SpencerB.ComteD.MacIver
34.Which one of the followingintroduced the process of Aryanization in Tamil language?
A.Sanskrit elementsB.British aspectsC.Western elementsD.Varnas
35.One of the founders of the JusticeParty was
36.The Constitution of India was adoptedon
A.25th August, 1947B.26th January, 1950C.26th November, 1949D.11th January, 1948
37.How many representatives arebeing sent by the union territoriesto the Lok Sabha?
A.10C.25B.20D.45
38.Which one of the following Articlesof the Constitution of India directsState Government to organiseVillage Panchayat?
A.Article 51C.Article 48B.Article 40D.Article 32
39.The President of India is elected for
A.lifeC.5 yearsB.4 yearsD.6 years
40.In the Lok Sabha who dischargesthe duties of the Speaker duringhis absence?
A.Vice-PresidentB.Home MinisterC.Finance MinisterD.Deputy Speaker
41.Who was the first Muslim ruler oDelhi?
A.IltutmishB.BalbanC.Qutbuddin Aibak D.Mahmud of Ghazni
42.When was the ‘National Museum’established in Delhi?
A.1947B.1949C.1948D.1950
43.Which one of the following iscorrectly matched?
44.Ethics is the study of
A.theory of behaviourB.theory of activityC.theory of karmaD.theory of morality
45.Logic is a (an)
A.objective scienceB.normative scienceC.descriptive scienceD.natural science
46.Natural poetic philosopher is
A.Sri AurobindoB.BharathiyarC.TagoreD.Subramaniya Sivam
48.The saint who lived at Thillai was
49.Which one of the following iscorrectly matched?

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50.“Free Labourers' Party” wasfounded by
51.Ajanta caves are located in the Stateo
52.The longest rail route in India is
A.DelhiMumbaiB.DelhiKolkataC.GuwahatiThiruvanantha-puramD.AmritsarPuri
53.Periyar Wildlife Sacturay issituated in the State of
54.Match List I correctly with List IIand select your answer using thecodes given below :List IList II
a.Seismograph1.Himalayasb.Deccan Plateau2.Andamanc.Barren Island3.Earthquaked.Tethys Sea4.Basalt Lava
Codes :
abcdA.1243B.2314C.3421D.2143
55.Consider the following statements:Assertion (A) :
In recent decades,villages between Kombai andBodinaickanur in Theni district of Tamil Nadu suffer severely fromsandstorms.
Reason (R) :
These villages lie in therain-shadow regions of theWestern Ghats.Now select your answer accordingto the coding scheme given below:A.Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) isthe correct explanation of (A).B.Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R)is not the correct explanationof (A).C.(A) is true, but (R) is false.D.(A) is false, but (R) is true.
56.Rapid and sudden sliding of largemass of mixture of snow/ice withrock materials is
A.LandslideC.RockslideB.AvalancheD.Tsunami
57.Pick the correct statement from thefollowing:
A.Kaziranga National Park is uniqueamong Indian wildlife habitats forRhino and Wild Buffalo.B.Kaziranga National Park is uniqueamong Indian wildlife habitats forLions and Wild Buffalo.C.Kaziranga National Park is uniqueamong Indian wildlife habitats forTigers and Elephants.D.Kaziranga National Park is uniqueamong Indian wildlife habitats forElephants and Lions.
58.INSAT II-B was successfullylaunched in
A.July, 1993B.April, 1975C.July, 1979D.November, 1981
59.Red soil is fond widely in
A.Gangetic plainB.Peninsular IndiaC.Himalayan mountainD.Coastal plains
60.Coffee cultivation in India is in thestate of
61.Which one of the followinguniversities was started in the year1983?
62.In which year was ‘Local SelGovernment’ established in India?
A.1915B.1916C.1911D.1910
63.Which one of the following iscorrectly matched?
A.National GameCricketB.National Tree Banyan treeC.National FlowerRoseD.National AnimalLion
64.Consider the following statements:
I.Free verses are different fromtraditional verses.II.So, free verses have nogrammatical boundaries.
Of the statements :
A.Both are correctB.Both are wrongC.I alone is correctD.II alone is correct
65.Which one of the following iscorrectly matched?
A.VanamamalaiFolkloreB.Agasthialingam–LiteratureC.KailasapathyLinguisticsD.CenavaraiyarFolk dance
66.Which one of the following is thefirst novel in Tamil?
67.In which year was Tamil VirtualUniversity inaugurated?
A.2000C.2002B.2001D.2003
68.Who among the Chief Ministers oTamil Nadu introduced the NutritionMeals Schemes?
A.BhaktavatsalamB.KamarajC.KarunanidhiD.M.G.Ramachandran
69.In which year was the MadrasUniversity established?
A.1857C.1887B.1887D.1926
70.Match List I correctly with List IIand select your answer using thecodes given below :List I
a.Parthasarathyb.K.V. Manisekharanc.Prabhanjand.Balakumaran
List II
1.Merkuri Pookkal2.Kakkai Chiraginile3.Kurinjimalar4.Nilachoru
Codes :
abcdA.1234B.2341C.3421D.4132