MPPSC Solved Paper Prelims – 2016

MPPSC Solved Paper Prelims – 2016 – History, Polity, Geography, Sports, Arts, culture, current affairs etc.

MPPSC Preliminary (Pre) Examination solved papers of 2016 available here in English in short one-liners so it will save your precious time for revision and to full proof your knowledge as well.

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Question-Answer Section:

  1. The objectives of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna are – Connecting villages to main road and Constructing concrete road,
  2. Mineral policy was declared in Madhya Pradesh in the year 1995,
  3. The economy of Madhya Pradesh is agriculture dominant,
  4. According to Census 2011, the district of maximum population in  Madhya Pradesh is Indore,
  5. Gold Export Promotion Park in MP is situated at Indore
  6. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was passed  in 2005,
  7. Madhya Pradesh Laghu Udyog Nigam was established in 1961,
  8. Institution has been called as ‘caged parrot’Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),
  9. ‘National Unity Day’ is observed in India in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday on 31-Oct every year,
  10. Shooting World Cup, 2017 was held in India,
  11. BRICS countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa,
  12. Submarine of Indian Navy – INS sindhurakshak,
  13. The author of The Killer Instinct is O. P. Sabharwal,
  14. G-8 member countries: France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, Canada, and Russia i.e. 8 highly industrialised nations,
  15. G-20 summit of 2015 held in Istanbul (Turkey) and in 2022 it was held in Bali (Indonesia),
  16. During his visit to India, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook,  has visited Taj Mahal,
  17. Department launched the ‘e-sahyog’ project in October  2015 – Income Tax department,
  18. States recorded the lowest population density in census 2011Arunachal Pradesh,
  19. Year in which the wildlife protection act was enforced in India – 1972
  20. Protagonist of chipko movementSunderlal Bahuguna,
  21. Environmentalists is known by the name of  ‘Jal Purush’ – Rajendra Singh,
  22. Ozone Hole is caused by Chloro Fluoro Carbons (CFC),
  23.  Pasteurization is related to Dehydration of milk,
  24. Tropic level-I includes green plants,
  25. Starch is a polysaccharide,
  26. The formal and real beginning of Five year plans is said to have started  in Madhya Pradesh from 1956,
  27. Renewable source of energy – solar, non-renewable sources: coal, nuclear, petrol etc.,
  28. Fossil fuels – coal, natural gas, petroleum etc.
  29. Liquid used in simple barometermercury,
  30. Unit of heatcalories, kilocalorie, kilojoule etc.
  31. Myopia is the disorder of eyes,
  32. Vinegar is chemically known as acetic acid,
  33. Mammals respire by lungs,
  34. The largest gland in human body is liver,
  35. Noble gas – Helium,
  36. Potato is a tuber,
  37. Golden quadrilateral project of India joins Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai-Kolkata,
  38. Silent Valley Project – Kerala,
  39.  ‘Central Ganga Authority’ was established in India in 1985,
  40. Badlands of Madhya Pradesh are the result of gully erosion,
  41. The power plant at Manikaran, based on geothermal energy is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh,
  42. Largest shipyard in India is in Cochin,
  43. Water reservoirs built on Chambal river Rana Pratap Sagar,
  44. Coastal areas of India was affected by Hudhud  Cyclone – Andhra Pradesh coast,
  45. The boundary line between India and Pakistan is an example of superimposed boundary,
  46. Blue Revolution in India is related to Pisciculture,
  47. Islands of India with volcanic origin Barren Island,
  48. States by descending order of their  geographical areasRajasthan > Maharashtra > Karnataka > Tamilnadu,
  49. Two mountain ranges situated in the valley of Kashmir are The Great Himalayas and Pir Panjal,
  50. Highest peak of south India is Anai Mudi,
  51. Countries shares the longest land frontier with India is Bangladesh,
  52. Section of the human rights protection act, 1993 in which ‘Public  Servant’ is defined Section 2(M),
  53. Wavell plan presented was presented in the year 1945,
  54. Chittagong armoury raid is related to Surya Sen,
  55. Football was included in the Olympic games in 1900 Paris Olympics,
  56. Mecca of cricketLords (London),
  57. Nicolò Sante – an Italian traveler who visited vijayanagar empire,
  58. First ever state constituted on linguistic basisAndhra Pradesh in 1953,
  59. Scientific socialism is attributed to Karl Marx,
  60. Kind of panchayati raj system was recommended by the Balwant Rai Mehta committee – 3-tier,
  61. Custodian of Indian constitutionThe Supreme Court,
  62. ‘We people of India’ have been used in constitution of India in preamble of the constitution,
  63. Name of Shivaji’s Guru – Ramdas,
  64. Mausoleum of SherShah situated in Sasaram,
  65. The largest commercial bank of India is State Bank of India (SBI),
  66. Some relevant terms in the context of share market are Sensex, BSE, Nifty etc.
  67. District that has the highest percentage of scheduled tribes  population in Madhya Pradesh – Jhabua,
  68. Where is Bharat Bhawan situated in MP at Bhopal,
  69. Tribe that worships ‘Lohasur’ as their deity – Agariya,
  70. Tourist place is known as pilgrimage of sculpture – Khajuraho,
  71. District of Madhya Pradesh where the caves of udaygiri situated – vidisha,
  72. ‘Fair of kanha baba’ organised in Madhya Pradesh in Sodalpur,
  73. The capital of the twenty-ninth state of India is Hyderabad29th state is Telangana,
  74. Suchitra sen was an actress,
  75. Climate of Madhya Pradesh is of Monsoon type,
  76. Physiographic division of Madhya Pradesh where Chambal valley is situated Central India plateau,
  77. Waterfall situated in BhedaghatDhuandhar,
  78. The river ‘Tawa’ is tributary of Narmada,
  79. Pachmarhi’ the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh is situated in Mahadeo Hills,
  80. Range acts as a water divide between Yamuna and SonKaimur range,
  81. Dhupgarh’ the highest peak of Madhya Pradesh, is located in Mahadeo Hills of Satpura range,
  82. Scheduled castes and the  scheduled tribes act, 1989 is anticipatory bail prohibited under Section 18,
  83. Power to make rules for carrying out the purposes of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes (prevention of atrocities) act, 1989 resides with the Central Government,
  84. Section of the scheduled castes and the  scheduled tribes act, 1989 provides for application of certain provisions of  the Indian penal code – Section 6,
  85. Sections of the scheduled castes and  the scheduled tribes rules, 1995 under which constitution of ‘District level Vigilance  Monitoring Committee’ has been provided – Section 17,
  86. Full form of http – Hypertext Transfer protocol,
  87. Devices compulsory for video conferencing – webcam,
  88. Baidu is a search engine of China,
  89. Word spam is related to emails (computer),
  90. Virus that spreads in computer is a computer program,
  91. Web browser was developed by Google – Chrome,
  92. The basic unit of Excel spreadsheet where we enter data is known as cell,
  93. 1024 kilobytes are equal to 1 megabyte,
  94. The causes of backwardness of industries in Madhya Pradesh are lack of finance, energy and raw material.

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Q1. Which city of Madhya Pradesh has highest share of population in MP?

Ans. Indore followed by Bhopal.

Q2. Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh lies in which district?

Ans. Bhimbetka lies in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh.

Q3. Khajuraho lies in which district of Madhya Pradesh.

Ans. Khajuraho lies in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

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