TNPSC - Group 4 Model Questions for General Studies

1. By sex ratio, we mean
(a) The number of females in the population per 1000 male population.
(b) The number of males in the population per 1000 female population.
(c) The number of married females in the population per 1000 male population.
(d)The number of married males in the population per 1000 female population.

2. Match the columns :
        List 1           List 2
       Authors           Books
A. Mahatma Gandhi      1. India Divided
B. Ram Manohar Lohia   2. India Wins Freedom
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad 3. Hind Swaraj
D. Maulana Azad        4. The Wheel of History
(a) 3 4 1 2
(b) 1 3 4 2
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 2 3 4 1

3. Match the columns :
            List I            List II
Names of instruments    The quantities they measure
A. Anemometer           1. Speed of rotation
B. Ammeter              2. High temperatures
C. Tachometer           3. Wind speed
D. Pyrometer            4. Electric current
                        5. Pressure difference
(a) 4 3 1 5
(b) 3 4 1 2
(c) 3 5 2 1
(d) 1 4 5 2

4. ‘Economic Justice’, as one of the objectives of the Indian Constitution, has been provided in the
(a) Preamble and Fundamental Rights
(b) Preamble and Directive Principles
(c) Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles
(d) Preamble, Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles

5. The Constitution of India provides for the nomination of two members to the Lok Sabha by the President to represent
(a) Men of eminence in arts, letters, science, etc.
(b) Parsis
(c) The business community
(d)The Anglo Indian community

6. The rate of exchange of Indian rupee is linked with
(a) Dollar
(b) Sterling/Pound
(c) A basket of foreign currencies
(d) Yen

7. Which one of the following bodies finalises the FiveYear Plans proposals ?
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Union Cabinet
(c) National Development Council
(d) Ministry of Planning

8. Neutron was discovered by
(a) Ouo Hahn
(b) Enrico Fermi
(c) Lise Meitner
(d) James Chadwick

9. Match the columns :
          List 1                            List 2
A. Land of Rising Sun       1. Korea
B. Land of Midnight Sun   2. Finland
C. Land of Thousand         3. Japan Lakes
D. Land of Thunderbolt     4. Norway
                                           5. Bhutan
(a) 2 4 1 5
(b) 3 4 2 5
(c) 1 3 2 4
(d) 3 1 4 2

10. Which of the following is/are correctly matched ?
               Persons                       Events
1. Keshab Chandra Sen            Prarthana Samaj
2. Mahadev Govind Ranade    Brahmo Samaj
3. Swami Vivekanand              Ramakrishna Mission
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 1 only
(d) 3 only

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