General Studies Mock Test - 13 for TNPSC Exam

  1. In the late 19th century, Jotiba Phule's Satyashodhak Samaj undertook?
    1.  attacking the caste system
    2.  leading an anti-landlord and anti-mahajan upsurge in Satara
    3.  a demand for separate representation for untouchables
    4.  both (b) and (c)

  2. After about 11.25 days three quarters of the moon appears illuminated and this phase is callled as?
    1.  new moon
    2.  full moon
    3.  crescent moon
    4. gibbous moon

  3. National Food for Work Programme" was launched on?
    1.  14/November/2004
    2.  20/December/2005
    3.  14/November/2005
    4.  14/November/2007

  4. The proportion of the incident solar radiation reflected from the earth surface is called as?
    1.  heat balance
    2.  solar constant
    3.  heat budget
    4.  albedo

  5. The soil that are considered fully mature soils and they have a perfectly developed profile is called as?
    1.  A zonal order
    2.  Intrazonal order of soil
    3.  Zonal soils
    4.  None of the above

  6. The pungency and spicy taste of chillies comes from a substance called as?
    1.  Capmaicin
    2.  Capsaicin
    3.  Both of the above
    4.  None of the above

  7. The process of hardening of oil is called?
    1.  hydrogeneration
    2.  hydroregeneraion
    3.  hydrogenation
    4.  None of the above

  8. Who is the author of the book "King of Dark Chamber"?
    1.  Raja Rao
    2.  Michael Crichton
    3.  William Shakespeare
    4.  Rabindra Nath Tagore

  9. Which one of the following is not a member of SAARC?
    1.  Bhutan
    2.  Bangladesh
    3.  Burma
    4.  Maldives

  10. The first British Prime Minister to visit India is?
    1.  Churchill
    2.  Walpole
    3.  Ramsay Muir
    4.  Macmillan