TNPSC - General Studies - Important Questions and Answers

1. Bauxite an ore of Aluminium. ·It is not available in India in _____state. 
a. Orissa 
b. Bihar 
c. (Salem) Tamil Nadu 
d. Karnataka 

2. Which bacteria produces insect resistance in transgenic plants?
a. Bacillus Ramosus 
b. Bacillus Thuringiensis 
c. Thiobacillus thioxidans
d. Bacillus Anthracis

3. Glycolysis takes place in the
a. Golgi 
b. Cytoplasm
c. Vacuole 
d. Mitochondria

4. Islets of Langerhans are found in
a. Spleen 
b. Pancreas
c. Liver
d. Pituitary gland

5. Bone marrow is the
a. Cradle of WBC
b. Cradle of Platelets 
c. Cradle of RBC
d. None of the above

6. Which of the following statement of Bishop Caldwell about the Dravidians is wrong?
a. They had minstrels who recited songs in festivals 
b. They acknowledged the existence of God 
c. They had laws and customs 
d. They had lawyers and judges 

7.Which Delhi Sultan founded the city of Jaunpur? 
a. Iltutmish 
b. Ghiya,suddin Tughlaq 
c. Firoz Tughlaq
d. Mohammad bin Tughlaq

8. From the following pairs,, choose the incorrect pair regarding the History of Education and · its years in India
a. Recommendations of Raleigh Commission  - 1880-82
b. Wood's Dispatch - 1854
c. Hunter Commission - 1882
d. Sergeant Scheme of Education - 1944
{ Note: Recommendations of Raleigh Commission - 1902 }

9. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's name is associated with to which social reform?.
a. Prohibition of child marriage 
b. Abolition of Sati 
c. Widow Remarriage. 
d. Abolition of Infanticide

10. In which Five Year Plan, the growth model given by P.C. Mahalanobis was applied? 
a. Fifth Five Year Plan
b. Fourth Five Year Plan 
c. Third Five Year Plan 
d. Second Five Year Plan

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