Goa PSC Paper

                              GPSC Previous Year Solved Exam Paper

1) Who among the following won the Women’s Singles in the US Open 2009?
A – Serena Williams
B – Venus Williams
C – Kim Clijsters
D – Caroline Wozniacki

2) The headquarters of the International Atomic Energy is located in ?
A – Washington
B – London
C – New York
D – Vienna

3) Who wrote the book “The Annihilation of Caste”? 
A – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
B – Kanshi Ram
C – Mayawati
D – Ram Vilas Paswan

4) Seema Antil who won the gold medal in which of the events in the UK Jumps and Throws Festival in Birmingham held in July 2009
A – High Jump
B – Discus Throw
C – Javelin Throw
D – Triple Jump

5) Which was formerly known as ‘British Empire Games’ ?
A – Olympics
B – Asian Games
C – Common Wealth Games
D – None of these

6) Angela Merkel was in news recently as she was re-elected as the
A – President of Germany
B – Chancellor of Germany
C – Prime Minister of Germany
D – Foreign Minister of Germany

7) The “Blue Book” belongs to 
A – Britain
B – India
C – China
D – Pakistan

8) Who was the first Negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
A – Ralph Bunche
B – Frank B Kellogg
C – Bishop Desmond Tutu
D – None of the above

9) The Proverb “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread” is quoted from?
A – PB Shelly
B – Alexander Pope
C – John Keats
D – Francis Bacon

10) World’s largest producer of coffee is __ ?
A – Chile
B – India
C – Brazil
D – Sri Lanka

11) Queen Victoria issued a proclamation in the year ?
A – 1935
B – 1835
C – 1848
D – 1858

12) Atom bomb was dropped in Hiroshima on ?
A – 20th February 1950
B – 30th August 1949
C – 6th August 1945
D – 24th April 1939

13) The first World Cup Football was held in 
A – Brazil
B – Italy
C – Uruguay
D – Mexico

14) Michael Fred Phelps is related to ?
A – Athletics
B – Chess
C – Boxing
D – Swimming

15) The German ruler during the Second World War was ?
A – Mussolini
B – Hitler
C – Churchill
D – Stalin

16) The largest epic in the world is ?
A – Ramayana
B – The Holy Quran
C – Illiad
D – Mahabharatha

17) Rouff is a folk dance. It has its origin in …?
A – Kashmir
B – Himachal Pradesh
C – Mizoram
4) Assam

18) Which country created news in October 2006 by announcing that it performed nuclear weapons test? 
A – France
B – Israel
C – South Korea
D – North Korea

19) How many Nobel Prizes are given every year ?
A – Four
B – Five
C – Six
D – Seven

20) The distance of marathon race is ?
A – 25 miles
B – 26 miles
C – 30 miles
D – 20 miles

 

21) The biggest exporter of food grains in the Asian Continent ?
A – Myanmar
B – Philippines
C – Malaysia
D – India

22) Sofia is the capital of ?
A – Bulgaria
B – Botswana
C – Iceland
D – Greenland

23) Who created the character of “James Bond” ?
A – Agatha Christie
B – Arthur Conan Doyle
C – JK Rowling
D – Ian Fleming

24) Which of the following countries is not a member of G-7 countries?
A – France
B – Germany
C – Russia
D – Canada

25) The country that awards Nobel Prize is ?
A – America
B – Sweden
C – England
D – Japan