Madhya Pradesh every year conducted exam for Public Service Commission. Below is the MP PSC pre exam for the year 2012 paper. Here we uploaded paper question of General Studies section. You can read all the questions that was asked in exam. You can consider this previous exam paper for your future studies.

MP PSC Pre 2012 exam paper General Studies:


1. Nagarjun Sagar Dam is situated in which State of India?

  • Tamil Nadu
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Karnataka
  • Orissa

2. The Himalayan Mountain Ranges are not a part of which of the following States?

  • Uttarakhand
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Sikkim
  • Himachal Pradesh

3. Which of the following is the general direction of flow of summer monsoon in India?

  • From South to North
  • From South – West to South- East
  • From  South – East to South -West
  • From South – West to North- East

4. What is the sex ratio of India as per the provisional data of census of India 2011 from the following?

  • 935
  • 940
  • 945
  • 950

5. Which one of the following is the first National Park of India ?

  • Kanha National Park
  • Dudhwa National Park
  • Rajaji National Park
  • corbett National Park

6. Alaska is a part of which State from the following ?

  • Greenland
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Russia

7. In which of the  following continents the Andes Mountain Range is Located?

  • Australia
  • Europe
  • South America
  • North America

8. The Equator does not pass through which of the following countries?

  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Indonesia
  • Brazil

9. Which of the following cities known as the ‘City of Canals’?

  • Amsterdam
  • Rome
  • Venice
  • Athens

10. Which one of the following Indian States does not share border with Bhutan ?

  • Sikkim
  • Meghalaya
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • West Bengal

11.  Which one among the following is incorrect statement about the Constituent Assembly?

  • It worked with the help of a large number of committees, the most important among them being the Drafting Committee
  • Minority communities like Christians, Anglo-Indians  and Parsis were adequately represented in the Assembly
  • It was elected on the basis of universal adult franchise
  • Its electoral process was based on the sixth schedule of the Act of 1935 which allowed for restricted franchise based on tax, property and qualification

12. The party system is the part of which larger system among the following?

  • Social system
  • Economic system
  • Political system
  • International system

13. Reserve Bank of India issues currency notes against which of the following?

  • Gold
  • Foreign security
  • Government of India security
  • All of the above

14. The Consultative committee of Members of parliament for Railway Zones is constituted by which of the following

  • President of India
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
  • Ministry of Transport

15. Which one of the following is the period of 12th Five Year Plan ?

  • 2007-2012
  • 2012-2017
  • 2010-2015
  • 2006-2011

16. In India, National Income is computed by which of the following?

  • Planning Commission
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Central Statistical Organisation
  • Reserve Bank Of India

17. Who among the following is associated with ‘White Revolution’?

  • P.J. Kurien
  • Varghese Kurien
  • M.S. Swami Nathan
  • M.S. Raghunathan

18. Which of the following Banks is Central Banks of India?

  • State Bank of India
  • Bank Of India
  • Union Bank of India
  • Reserve Bank of India

19. Who among the following was the Speaker of first Lok Sabha?

  • G.V. Mavalankar
  • K.M. Munshi
  • G.B. Pant
  • Acharya Kriplani

20. Which of the following is not a public sector undertaking/ enter prise?

  • N.T.P.C.
  • S.A.I.I
  • B.H.E.L
  • T.I.S.C.O

21. Where among the following is the biggest indoor stadium situated in M.P.?

  • Gwalior
  • Indore
  •   Bhopal
  • Jabalpur

22. Subrato  Cup is associated with which of the  following?

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Chess
  • Badminton

23. Which Olympic Swimmer amongst the following has won 18 Gold medals in his career?

  • Michel Phelps (U.S.A.)
  • Florent Manaudov (France)
  • Cullen Jones (U.S.A.)
  • Ian Thorpe (Australia)

24. Mary Kom is is a recipient of-

  • Bronze medal in 2012 Olympic
  • Arjun Award
  • Padma Shree
  • All of the  above

25. Who among the following is the Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Sports Council at Present?

  • Kailash Vijay Vargiya
  • Shivraj Singh Chauhan
  • Tukoji Rao Pawer
  • Vikram Varma

26. How many players play on the ground from one team in Kho- Kho,  Kabaddi, Vaolleyball and Basketball respectively?

  • 7, 9, 5, 6
  • 5, 6, 7, 9
  • 9, 7, 6, 5
  • 7, 5, 6, 9

27. Which of the following awards is given by the Madhya Pradesh government to a coach for his dedication in sports ?

  • Dronacharya award
  • Parashuram award
  • Vikram award
  • Sandipani award

28. What is the name of the goalkeeper of Indian Hockey team/teams which won gold medals in 1956 and 1964 Olympic games?

  • Dhyanchand
  • Ajitpal Singh
  • Roop Singh
  • Shankar Laxman

29. Which cricket player among the following has been honoured by Board of Control for Cricket in India giving him C.K. Naidu Lifetime Achievement Award?

  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Anil Kumble
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Saurav Ganguli

30. Who among the following won the World Billiard Champion-Ship, 2012?

  • Mike Russel
  • Rupesh Shah
  • Dhruva Sitwala
  • Pankaj Advani

31. Who among the following was awarded the prestigious ‘Kalidas Samman’ of Madhya Pradesh Government in November2012?

  • Lata Mangeshkar
  • Amir Khan
  • Anupam Kher
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar

32. Maximum Soybean is produced in which area of Madhya Pradesh among the following?

  • Malwa
  • Bundelkhand
  • Baghelkhand
  • None of the above

33. The boundary of which district of M.P. among the following does not touch Uttar Pradesh?

  • Bhind
  • Satana
  • Shivpuri
  • Sheopur

34. Which one of the following is the smallest  district of M.P. (in population)?

  • Sheopur
  • Raisen
  • Datia
  • Harda

35. Who among the following was the first Chief Minister of M.P.?

  • Ravi Shankar Shukla
  • Kailashnath Katju
  • Pattabhi Sitarammaiya
  • None of the above

36. What is the number of Jyotir- lings in M.P.  out of twelve Jyotirlings  Of India?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

37. With whom among the following ‘Mandu’ is associated?

  • Jiwaji Rao
  • Rani Rupmati
  • Allaudhin Khan
  • Jhalkari Bai

38. Which One of the following tribes of M.P. is the biggest in population?

  • Saharia
  • Bheel
  • Cole
  • Bharia

39. Where among the following famous place  for sculpture ‘phadake  Studio’ is situated ?

  • Gwalior
  • Rewa
  • Dhar
  • Bhopal

40. Where is the All India Classical Dance Festival organised every year in M.P.?

  • Pachmarhi
  • Khajuraho
  • Gwalior
  • Orachha

41. Sometimes back, Parliament of which country has given extension of six months to Constitutional Assembly to frame new Constitution ?

  • Bhutan
  • Nepal
  • China
  • None of the above

42. By the end of which years, America has given a call to withdraw 33,000 soldiers from Afghanistan?

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015

43. In November 2011, the Pakistan and China help a joint military exerise along which of the following rivers?

  • Indus
  • Chenab
  • Jhelum
  • None of the above

44. Which of the following countries boycotted the International Conference on Syria?

  • China
  • Russia
  • U.S.A.
  • Both (A) and (B)

45. First lady, other than the queen of Britain who had addressed both houses of British Parliament is-

  • Indira Gandhi
  • Benazir Bhutto
  • Sonia Gandhi
  • Aung San Suukyi

46.  Sir Creek Dispute is in between which of the following two countries?

  • India- Pakistan
  • Afghanistan –Pakistan
  • China-India
  • India-Bangladesh

47. Anna Hazare got what place in  the list of 36 demonstrators released by TIME now?

  • First
  • Fifth
  • Tenth
  • Fifteenth

48. Which one of the following is the National Voters day’

  • June5
  • November 1
  • January 25
  • March 8

49. Where was the Asian Shooting championship, 2012 organised?

  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Colombo
  • Azerbaijan
  • Doha

50. In which country is Malala being treated?

  • Pakistan
  • Britain
  • America
  • Germany

51. In which district of M.P. is the Industry of Traction Alternators for diesel engines proposed in the railbuget  of 2012-13?

  • Satna
  • Gwalior
  • Vidisha
  • Bhopal

52. In  which district of M.P. Mandideep Industrial Cluster is situated?

  • Vidisha
  • Bhopal
  • Sehore
  • Raisen

53. In which district  of M.P. is railway sleeper manufacturing factory situated?

  • Sehore
  • Bhopal
  • Hoshangabad
  • Betul

54. Who was the first woman Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh ?

  • Vimla Sharma
  • Vijaya Raje Scindia
  • Nirmala Yadav
  • Uma Bharti

55. Jaldeep Yojana was initially  started  by M.P. Government from  which reservoir?

  • Indira Sagar
  • Gandhi Sagar
  • Baan Sagar
  • Yeshwant Sagar

56. At present, who is the speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly?

  • Ishwardas Rohani
  • Mukund Nevalkar
  • Shreenivas Tewari
  • None of the above

57. Who was the Chief Minister of M.P. on 1-11-2000 at the time of division of Sate?

  • Arjun Singh
  • Digvijay Singh
  • Sundarlal Patwa
  • Virendra Kumar Saklecha

58. From where the Reliance Industries got the coal bed Methane reserve in M.P.?

  • Suhagpur
  • Guna
  • Balaghat
  • Rewa

59. Where is Dushyant Kumar Manuscript Museum situated?

  • Bhopal
  • Jabalpur
  • Ujjain
  • Balaghat

60. Who constructed the Sanchi Stupa?

  • Chandragupta
  • Gautam Buddha
  • Mahavira
  • Ashoka

61. Which of the following protocol may be used for accessing world wide web?

  • HTTP
  • SMTP
  • SLIP
  • None of the above

62. Which of the following is a valid domain name extension?

  • .com
  • .gov
  • .net
  • All of  the above

63. URL stands for-

  • Unique Resource Locator
  • Universal Resource Locator
  • Uniform Resource Locator
  • United Resource Locator

64. e- Mail stands for-

  • Electrical Mail
  • Electronic Mail
  • Elastic Mail
  • None of the above

65. Which of the following is free e-mail service provider?

  • Hot mail
  • Rediffmail
  • Yahoo
  • All of the above

66. HTML stands for-

  • Hybrid Text Mark-up Language
  • Hypertext Text Mark-up Language
  • Higher Text Text Mark-up Language
  • None of the above

67. A computer virus is-

  • A Computer  program that can replicate itself
  • A virus that affects health of human being
  • Both of the above
  • None of the above

68. A Computer hacker is-

  • a person who maintains computer security
  • a person who violates computer security with malicious intention for personal gain
  • a person responsible for safe computer operation
  • a person who repairs computer

69. Video conferencing is –

  • Conduct of video calls using telecom technology
  • Conduct of telephone calls
  • Conduct of video  conference using a set of telescopic technology
  • None of the above

70. Cyber crime is-

  • Hacking
  • Stalking
  • Denial of service attacks
  • All of the above

71. Which of the following musicians was selected in 2012 for “Life – time Achievement Grammy Award”?

  • Pandit Girijashankar
  • Jakir Hussen
  • A.R. Rehman
  • Pandit Ravi shankar

72.  M.P. Accountant General’s Office is situated in which of the following cities?

  • Bhopal
  • Gwalior
  • Jabalpur
  • Rewa

73. In which city is R.C.V.P. Noronha administrative Academy situated?

  • Jabalpur
  • Mussoorie
  • Mumbai
  • Bhopal

74. All offences punishable under the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 are-

  • cognizable and non-bail able
  • cognizable and Try summarily
  • Non cognizable and bail able
  • Non cognizable and com pound able

75. An offence arising out of ‘untouchbility’ would not made out where-

  • the act of accused with regard to the enjoyment of benefit under a charitable trust created for the benefit of any section of the general public
  • the act of accused is with regard to the use of finery
  • as accused is not being competent to commit an offence
  • the accused and complainant victim belong to the same social group

76. The protection of Civil Rights Act extends to –

  • the whole of India
  • the whole of India  except the scheduled areas
  • the whole of India except the State of Jammu & Kashmir
  • the whole of India except  the  union territories of Goa, Daman and Diu

77. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 came into force on-

  • July 1, 1989
  • January 30, 1990
  • July 30, 1989
  • January 1, 1990

78. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act is a special provision for the advancement of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled tribas which is based on which one of the following doctrines?

  • Doctrine of Severability
  • Doctrine of Preferred Position
  • Doctrine of Protective discrimination
  • Doctrine of  Harmonious Construction

79. Which of the following powers is not provided to specified Special Court under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities)Act?

  • Forfeiture of property of a convict of an offence
  • To authorise a person for extra investigation other than police
  • To remove a person from the area on whom there is a  doubt of committing a crime
  • Take measurement and photograph of a person on whom there is a doubt of committing a crime

80. A Court of Session specified Special Court to try the offences under The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act  for the purpose of providing-

  • Speedy trial
  • Time-bound trial
  • Special protection to victims
  • All of the above

81. Scientists of N.D.R.I., Karnal (Haryana) developed second clone of which one of the following animals?

  • Sheep
  • Buffalo
  • Cow
  • Goat

82. Which snake of the following is non-poisonous?

  • Cobra
  • Viper
  • Coral-Snake
  • Python

83. In which year was the ‘Project Tiger’ launched to save Indian Tigers?

  • 1971
  • 1973
  • 1977
  • 1991

84. Which of the following is measured by ‘Anemometer’?

  • Velocity of water-flow
  • Depth of water
  • Force of the wind
  • Intensity of light

85. Dengue is a fever caused and transmitted to other human by-

  • Virus and female Aedes mosquito
  • Bacteria and female Culex mosquito
  • Fungus and female Aedes mosquito
  • Protozoan and female Anopheles mosquito

86. Carbon monoxide Poisoning affects mainly which one of the following?

  • Digestive activity
  • Liver functioning
  • Kidney functioning
  • Oxygen carrying capacity of blood

87. ‘Statics’ is related to which one of the following?

  • State of motion
  • State of rest
  • State of mind
  • Study of data

88. According to a new definition adopted by ‘International Astronomical Union’ in 2006, which of he following is not a ‘planet’?

  • Uranus
  • Neptune
  • Pluto
  • Jupiter

89. ‘World AIDS Day’ is celebrated on which date?

  • January 12
  • April 1
  • May 1
  • December 1

90. Which of the following is related with the field of electricity gene-ration?

  • M.M.T.C
  • M.T.N.L
  • N.C.L
  • N.H.P.C

91. Ajanta caves are connected with which of the following?

  • Ramayana
  • Mahabharata
  • Jataka Stories
  • Panchtantra Stories

92. Regarding the Indus Valley Civilization, consider the following statements-

  • During this period cotton was used for manufacturing textiles in India.
  • It was predominantly a secular Civilization and the religious element, though present, did not dominate the scene.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 and 2

93. ‘Tripitaka’  is associated with which of the following

  • Jains
  • Buddhists
  • Sikhs
  • Hindus

94.  ‘Rajatarangini’ written by Kalhan is associated with which of the following?

  • Chandragupta’s reign
  • Anthology of lyrics
  • History of Kashmir
  • Reign of Krishna Deva Raya

95. Who among the following was the advocate at the  famous ‘I.N.A. trials’?

  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • C. Rajagopalachari
  • Asaf Ali
  • Bhulabhai Desai

96. Who amongst the following attended all the three Round Table Conferences?

  • Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Madan Mohan Malviya
  • B.R. Ambedhar
  • None of the above

97. Who among the following organised the society of revolutionaries, ‘Abhinav Bharat’?

  • Jatindra Nath Mukherjee
  • Madan Lal Dhingra
  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
  • Lal Hardayal

98. Who among the following has been first person who delivered his speech in Hindi in U.N.O. ?

  • Swami Vivekananda
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • Atal Bihari Bajpayee
  • None of the above

99. ‘Amir Khusro’ was associated with whose reign among the following?

  • Allauddin Khilzi
  • Muhammad-bin Tughlaq
  • Ibrahim Lodi
  • Firoz Shah

100. Mohenjo Daro is situated in which of the following?

  • Gujarat State of India
  • Punjab State of India
  • Sindh Province in Pakistan
  • Afghanistan
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