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Jharkhand PCS Civil Judge Jun. Div. Munsif (Pre) Exam, 2008 : Solved Paper

Jharkhand PCS Civil Judge Jun. Div. Munsif (Pre) Exam, 2008 : Solved Paper

General Knowledge and General English : Solved Paper

1. Who propounded the theory that �the earth moves round the sun� ?
(A) Galileo
(B) Einstein
(C) Copernicus
(D) Graham Bell
Ans : (A)

2. Gerontology is a branch of study related to diseases associated with�
(A) Children
(B) Young adults
(C) Old age
(D) Women
Ans : (C)

3. What is the title of the former US President Mr. Bill Clinton�s autobiography ?
(A) My Days
(B) My Life
(C) My Story
(D) My Years
Ans : (B)

4. On which date of the year is �World Environment Day� celebrated ?
(A) January 5
(B) March 5
(C) June 5
(D) November 5
Ans : (C)

5. Who was the first Indian Prime Minister to address the UN General Assembly in Hindi ?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Morarji Desai
(C) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(D) Atal Behari Vajpayee
Ans : (D)

6. Recently, which Indian cricketer set a record by scoring the highest runs in Test Cricket ?
(A) Saurav Ganguly
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) Rahul Dravid
(D) Yuvraj Singh
Ans : (B)

7. In the last Olympics at Beijing, who won the first ever individual Gold Medal for India ?
(A) Bijender Singh
(B) Abhinav Bindra
(C) Sushil Kumar
(D) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Ans : (B)

8. Till date, who is the only Indian to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature ?
(A) Ramdhari Singh �Dinkar�
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) R. K. Narayan
Ans : (C)

9. Which State of India has bagged two National Awards associated with tourism in 2008 ?
(A) Rajasthan
(B) Kerala
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Gujarat
Ans : (A)

10. What is the full name of the President of India ?
(A) Pratibha Patil
(B) Pratibha Devi Singh Patil
(C) Pratibha Devi Patil
(D) Pratibha Singh Patil
Ans : (B)

11. Identify the type of the sentence given below :
John proposed that we should sing together.
(A) Assertive
(B) Optative
(C) Exclamatory
(D) Imperative
Ans : (A)

12. Which part of the given sentence contains an error ?
If I was you (A) / I would not (B) / agree to (C) / that foolish proposal. (D)
Ans : (A)

13. Fill in the blank with appropriate �preposition�.
I cannot come back ��a month.
(A) before
(B) in
(C) within
(D) between
Ans : (A)

14. Give one word for the following group of words.
A person aged between 60 and 70�
(A) Sexagenarian
(B) Quinquagenarian
(C) Septuagenarian
(D) Nonagenarian
Ans : (A)

15. Which one, from amongst the choices given, would mean the same as the following sentence ? I feel an aching void.
(A) I feel lonely
(B) I feel pain
(C) I feel hungry
(D) I feel irritation
Ans : (A)

16. From amongst the choices given, which one of the clauses correctly completes the following sentence ?
I shall have left this place by the time���.
(A) she will come
(B) she would come
(C) she comes
(D) she will have come
Ans : (C)

17. Such words as are similar in sound but different in meaning are called�
(A) Synonyms
(B) Antonyms
(C) Homonyms
(D) Homophones
Ans : (D)

18. Select the appropriate �article� to be filled in the blank in the given sentence.
He is ��� SP.
(A) an
(B) a
(C) the
(D) None of the above
Ans : (A)

19. Identify the �figure of speech� that best defines the following sentence.
The camel is the ship of the desert�
(A) Simile
(B) Metaphor
(C) Irony
(D) Sarcasm
Ans : (B)

20. Identify the �part of speech� in which the word �round� has been used in the following sentence.
The earth moves round the sun�
(A) Noun
(B) Preposition
(C) Adjective
(D) Adverb
Ans : (B)



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