I am living in Patna right now and want to take part in Bihar Public Service Commission mains examination from Hindi subject. Can you provide me the syllabus of Hindi?
As you required for the Bihar Public Service Commission Question Bank in Hindi, here I am uploading a pdf file having the same. There are objective types of the questions available in Both Hindi and English for the GK. I have taken following questions from the attachment:
1. What is the current name of the state in which Nalanda, the famous ancient place of
learning existed ?
(A) Bihar (B) Maharashtra
(C) Delhi (D) U.P.
2. Which author created a detective character called ‘Poirot’ ?
(A) Doyle (B) Christie
(C) Robinson (D) Silva
3. Which author created the famous character ‘Jeeves’ ?
(A) Doyle (B) Wodehouse
(C) Adiga (D) Guha
4. The city Kozhikode used to be called
(A) Tanjore (B) Trichur
(C) Thrissur (D) Calicut
5. The Parliament of China is called
(A) National Assembly (B) Congress
(C) National People’s Congress (D) Diet
6. This was the year when first man went into space
(A) 1957 (B) 1982
(C) 1961 (D) 1990
7. The national emblem of this country is NOT Lion
(A) Pakistan (B) Belgium
(C) Norway (D) Netherland
8. Lines of equal pressure in a map are called
(A) Isonormal (B) Isogonals
(C) Isobars (D) Isobaths
9. This day is called equinox
(A) Sept. 10 (B) May 1 (C) March 21 (D) April 1
10. This politician died in a plane crash
(A) Nehru (B) Indira Gandhi
(C) Rajiv Gandhi (D) Sanjay Gandhi
11. This politician has never been a Minister in charge of telecommunication
(A) Raja (B) Mahajan
(C) Narayanan (D) Sibal
12. Pullela Gopichand has been associated with this sports
(A) Badminton (B) Football
(C) Hockey (D) Cricket
13. She has been a recipient of Booker prize
(A) Mira Nair (B) Arundhati Roy
(C) Asha Bhonsle (D) Maneka Gandhi
14. This person has been awarded Bharat Ratna
(A) Lata Mangeshkar (B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) A. B. Vajpayee (D) Jagmohan Dalmiya
15. Nehru was a Prime Minister till
(A) 1984 (B) 1964 (C) 1974 (D) 1954
16. The national flower of India is
(A) Rose (B) Marigold (C) Lotus (D) Morning Glory
17. The first month in India’s national calendar is called
(A) Saka (B) Bhadra (C) Kartika (D) Chaitra
18. Sept. 5 is celebrated as it was the birthday of
(A) Nehru (B) Rajiv Gandhi
(C) Radhakrishnan (D) Tagore
19. The national song is taken from the following novel
(A) Anand Math (B) Godan
(C) Gora (D) Devdas
20. The Youtube video based upon this book was very popular
(A) Lectures on Physics (B) Atoms in the Family
(C) The Tiger Mom (D) The Last Lecture
21. India has following number of union territories
(A) 6 (B) 7 (C) 4 (D) 9
22. McMohan line is the boundary line between India and following country
(A) Nepal (B) Pakistan
(C) Sri Lanka (D) China
23. Satpura range of mountains lies between Tapi and the following river
(A) Narmada (B) Chambal (C) Betwa (D) Ganga
24. The height of Mt. Everest is about
(A) 885 mts. (B) 8850 mts.
(C) 88500 mts. (D) 88.5 mts.
25. Talcher coal fields are in
(A) Bihar (B) Jharkhand
(C) Orissa (D) Chhattisgarh
26. This state is not a producer of salt
(A) Rajasthan (B) Bihar
(C) Gujrat (D) Tamil Nadu
27. The place of Samadhi of the following person is called Vijayghat
(A) B. R. Ambedkar (B) Indira Gandhi
(C) Lal Bahadur Shastri (D) Rajiv Gandhi
28. Jawaharlal Nehru was elected President of the Congress Party for the first time in
(A) 1929 (B) 1939
(C) 1949 (D) 1959
29. The first woman Chief Minister in India was
(A) Nandini Satpaty (B) Sucheta Kriplani
(C) Mayawati (D) Sheila Dixit
30. The first talkie feature film made in India was
(A) Bhakta Prahlada (B) Raja Harishchandra
(C) Alam Ara (D) Dharti Ke Lal
31. The first film to get National Award for best feature film was called
(A) Kabuliwala (B) Shyamchi Aai
(C) Anuradha (D) Apur Sansar
32. This person set a world record for the margin of victory in the Lok Sabha elections
(A) Ram Vilas Paswan (B) Sharad Pawar
(C) Indira Gandhi (D) Acharya Kriplani
33. Who was called ‘‘Frontier Gandhi’’ ?
(A) Rajiv Gandhi (B) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
(C) Liaquat Ali Khan (D) Ram Manohar Lohia
34. Which company is associated with the phrase ‘‘just do it’’ ?
(A) Infosys (B) Jet Airways
(C) Tata Motors (D) Nike
35. In ‘‘NSAID’’, a class of painkillers, ‘I’ stands for
(A) Immune (B) India
(C) Inflammatory (D) Intestine
36. ‘Omega 3’ is a class of
(A) fatty acids (B) vitamins
(C) proteins (D) dairy products
37. What is the name of the first planet that has been discovered to have two sunrises ?
(A) Luke (B) Earth
(C) Saturn (D) Kepler 16 b
38. Which leader in 2011 went on a fast and called it ‘‘Sadbhavana Mission’’ ?
(A) Anna Hazare (B) Narendra Modi
(C) L. K. Advani (D) Shankarsinh Vaghela
39. Who was appointed as first visitor of Nalanda International University ?
(A) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(B) Sonia Gandhi
(C) Manmohan Singh
(D) P. Chidambaram
40. Which Indian Cricketer retired from ODI format of the game in 2011 ?
(A) Saurav Ganguli
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) Rahul Dravid
(D) Suresh Raina
41. A former chief of which International Institution was arrested in USA in 2011 ?
(A) World Bank
(D) Red Cross
42. Which country in Europe elected its first woman PM in 2011 ?
(A) Denmark (B) UK
(C) Sweden (D) Germany
43. ‘E’ in ‘EMI’, a term used for loan repayment stands for
44. Who is famous as ‘‘Rani of Jhansi’’ ?
45. Who is known as Father of India’s ‘‘White Revolution’’ ?
(B) Anna Hazare
(D) Le Carbusier
46. The special force of US which killed Osama bin Laden is called
(A) Lion (B) Walrus
(C) Seal (D) Whale
47. Who painted ‘‘Last Supper’’ ?
(A) Leonardo da Vinci (B) M. F. Hussain
(C) Laxman (D) Correggio
48. Which year Congress started non-cooperation movement during British rule ?
(A) 1920 (B) 1930
(C) 1940 (D) 1910
49. This famous place is located in Bihar
(A) Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary (B) Ashoka Pillar
(C) Udanti Bird Sanctuary (D) Kamakhya Temple
50. When was the separate Ministry for Panchayati Raj created ?
(A) 1956 (B) 1965
(C) 2010 (D) 2004
51. Which of the following was not associated with theories of atomic structure ?
(A) Dalton (B) Rutherford
(C) Bohr (D) Curie
52. The compounds of this metal are constituents of both some glasses and soaps
(A) Calcium (B) Potassium
(C) Aluminium (D) Iron
53. Atomic mass of this element is taken as the standard
(A) Carbon (B) Gold
(C) Helium (D) Oxygen
54. The number of isotopes of hydrogen are
(A) 4 (B) 3
(C) 2 (D) 1
55. Pitch blende is an ore of
(A) Uranium (B) Iron
(C) Aluminium (D) Copper
56. In alloy Aluminium bronze, the element present in highest percentage is
(A) Aluminium (B) Tin
(C) Copper (D) Lead
57. The first organic compound synthesized from inorganic compounds was
(A) ammonia (B) nitric acid
(C) urea (D) methane
58. Wurtz reaction is used for obtaining
(C) Alkyl chlorides
59. The pH of the vinegar is about
(A) 7 (B) 3 (C) 8 (D) 1
60. The number of primary alcoholic groups in glycerol is
(A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 2 (D) 0
61. The primary product of photosynthesis is
(A) Citric acid (B) Glucose
(C) Starch (D) Maltose
62. Which of the following is inclusive of other three ?
(A) Ecosystem (B) Community
(C) Population (D) Specie
63. Mushrooms are
(A) Algae (B) Bryophytes
(C) Plants (D) Fungi
64. This is an example of a Rhizome
(A) Potato (B) Onion
(C) Ginger (D) Garlic
65. The loudest animal is
(A) Man (B) Blue whale
(C) Monkey (D) Elephant
66. What is the common product of photosynthesis and respiration ?
(A) Glucose (B) Oxygen
(C) Carbon dioxide (D) Water
67. This is an example of an endocrine gland
(A) Kidney (B) Ovaries
(C) Thyroid (D) Mouth
68. Which organ secretes bile ?
(A) Liver (B) Gall bladder
(C) Pancreas (D) Duodenum
69. Which technique has been possible only after development of recombinant DNA
(A) DNA Fingerprinting
(B) Monoclonal antibody production
70. Following is caused by a virus
(A) Tetanus (B) Leprosy
(C) Rabies (D) Plague
71. The study of motion is called
(A) Kinetics (B) Kinematics
(C) Mechanics (D) Nautics
72. Who gave the idea of quantum theory ?
(A) Newton (B) Einstein
(C) Planck (D) Pauling
73. The instrument which measures very high temperature is called
(A) Pyrometer (B) Pyroscope
(C) Pyranometer (D) Pyknometer
74. ‘Lux’ is the unit of
(A) Temperature (B) Mass
(C) Force (D) Illumination
75. One Horse Power is equal to
(A) 746 Watts (B) 647 Watts
(C) 476 Watts (D) 674 Watts
76. With a concave mirror, if both object and image are at the centre of curvature,
the image is
(A) Larger than object (B) Smaller than object
(C) Same size as object (D) Virtual
77. Which law of thermodynamics says that without the help of an external agency, heat
cannot be transferred from an object at lower temperature to an object at a higher
(A) 0th (B) 1st (C) 2nd (D) 3rd
78. The sound of an aircraft roughly corresponds to
(A) 1 db (B) 100 db (C) 1000 db (D) 10 db
79. One nanometer is equal to
(A) 109 mm (B) 10–9 mm
(C) 10–9 cm (D) 10–7 cm
80. The main source of a solar energy is
(A) Nuclear fission (B) Gravitational contraction
(C) Combustion (D) Nuclear fusion
81. The tribe Santhals do not live in this state
(A) Assam (B) Jharkhand
(C) Orissa (D) West Bengal
82. The largest beach in India is in
(A) Kerala (B) Goa
(C) Tamil Nadu (D) West Bengal
83. This state is in the north of Jharkhand
(A) Chattisgarh (B) Bihar
(C) West Bengal (D) Madhya Pradesh
84. Which is the deepest land-locked port ?
(A) Ennore (B) Tuticorin
(C) Kandla (D) Vishakapatnam
85. What is the number of National Highway which connects Delhi and Kolkata ?
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 7
86. Which state is a major producer of saffron ?
(A) Kerala (B) Punjab
(C) Jammu and Kashmir (D) Gujrat
87. The harvesting season for Rabi crops is in
(A) March (B) September
(C) June (D) January
88. The steel plant located in Bihar is
(A) IISCO (B) TISCO
(C) VSP (D) Dolvi
89. Narora nuclear power station is located in
(A) Bihar (B) Mumbai
(C) Uttar Pradesh (D) Karnataka
90. Which coal has the highest carbon content ?
91. The soil deposited by the rivers is called
92. The number 44806 rounded to the nearest thousand will be
(A) 44000 (B) 45000
(C) 44800 (D) 50000
93. The ratio of Ram’s height to Rahim’s height is 7 to 8. If Rahim’s height is 66 inches ;
Ram’s height is
(A) 57.75 (B) 75.75
(C) 67.57 (D) 47.75
expressed as a percent is
(A) 40% (B) 60%
(C) 30% (D) 70%
95. If you buy a house for Rs. 50,000 and sell it for Rs. 80,000, your profit percentage is
(A) 160% (B) 50%
(C) 60% (D) 40%
96. If a salesman’s commission is 28%, how much he will earn by selling goods worth
Rs. 7,500 ?
(A) Rs. 2,100 (B) Rs. 210
(C) Rs. 21 (D) Rs. 2,500
97. The sum of the first four odd numbers is
(A) 44 (B) 34 (C) 23 (D) 52
98. 2 × (3 + 4) is equal to
(A) (3 × 4) + 2 (B) (2 × 4) + 3
(C) (3 × 2) + 4 (D) (2 × 3) + (2 × 4)
99. If 8 is subtracted from 24 and 32, the corresponding numbers will be in the ratio of
(A) 2 : 3 (B) 3 : 2
(C) 3 : 4 (D) 4 : 3
100. The total number of marks obtained by 50 students in a class are 2624, the average
marks obtained by student in the class are
(A) 26.24 (B) 52.48
(C) 48.52 (D) 24.62
101. This number when multiplied by 1 to 9 gives products such that sum of numbers in the
products is in each case equal to this number
(A) 11 (B) 9 (C) 15 (D) 7
102. Every number except this number has at least two factors
(A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 10 (D) 5
103. The sum of first twenty five even numbers is
(A) 650 (B) 624 (C) 250 (D) 1250
104. Sum of the first twenty odd numbers is
(A) 102 (B) 202 (C) 910 (D) 520
105. If E = 5, PEN = 35, PAGE is equal to
(A) 357 (B) 27 (C) 29 (D) 36
106. Which term comes next in the sequence
AC, FH, KM, PR
(A) UW (B) VW (C) UX (D) TV
107. Which term comes next in the series
YEB, WFD, UHG, SKL, ?
(A) QGL (B) TOL (C) QNL (D) QOL
108. Complete the analogous pair in
Botany : Plants : : Microbiology : ?
(A) Snakes (B) Birds (C) Germs (D) Insects
109. Complete the analogous pair
Anaemia : Blood : : Anarchy : ?
(A) Lawlessness (B) Government
(C) Monarchy (D) Disorder
110. Choose the pair analogous to Energy : Joule
(A) Axe : Grind (B) Ammeter : Current
(C) Power : Ampere (D) Resistance : Ohm
111. If dust is called air, air is called fire, fire is called water, water is called colour, colour is
called rain and rain is called dust, then where do fish live ?
(A) Fire (B) Water
(C) Colour (D) Dust
112. Pointing towards a person, a man said to a woman, “His mother is the only daughter of
your father”. How is the woman related to that person ?
(A) Daughter (B) Sister
(C) Mother (D) Wife
113. A man is facing west. He turns 45° in the clockwise direction and then another 180°.
He is facing the direction
(A) South (B) North west
(C) West (D) South east
114. You go north, turn right by 90° and again right by 90° and then go to the left by 90°.
Your direction is
(A) North (B) South (C) East (D) West
115. If P means ‘–’, Q means ‘+’, R means ‘ ’ and S means ‘’, then 16 P 4 Q 5 S 8 R 2 = ?
(A) – 8 (B) 32 (C) 20 (D) 12
Identify Indians who are painters but not teachers :
(A) b (B) f (C) d (D) g
117. In this diagram, numbers represent people who know the language.
The ratio of those who know all the languages to those who do not know French is
118. Arrange the following in a logical sequence :
1) Consultation 2) Illness 3) Doctor 4) Treatment
(A) 2, 3, 1, 4 (B) 2, 3, 4, 1
(C) 4, 3, 1, 2 (D) 1, 4, 3, 2
119. Arrange in a logical sequence
1) Butterfly 2) Cocoon 3) Egg 4) Worm
(A) 1, 3, 4, 2 (B) 1, 4, 3, 2
(C) 2, 4, 1, 3 (D) 3, 4, 2, 1
120. Arrange in the logical sequence
1) Study 2) Examination 3) Job 4) Earn 5) Apply
(A) 1, 3, 2, 5, 4 (B) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
(C) 1, 3, 5, 2, 4 (D) 1, 2, 5, 3, 4
121. If + means –, × means , means + and – means ×, what will be the value of
252 × 9 – 5 + 32 92
(A) 95 (B) 168 (C) 192 (D) 200
122. If L means +, M means –, N means × and P means , then 14 N 10 L 42 P 2 M 8 = ?
(A) 153 (B) 216 (C) 248 (D) 251
123. If < means –, > means +, = means × and $ means , what is the value of
27 > 81 $ 9 > 6 ?
(A) 6 (B) 33 (C) 32 (D) 54
124. Given the statements ‘‘No fruit is tree. All flowers are trees’’, which one of the following
is correct ?
(A) No fruit is flower (B) Some trees are flowers
(C) All flowers are fruits (D) None of these
125. Given the statements ‘‘All windows are doors and no door is wall’’, which one of the
following is correct ?
(A) No window is wall (B) No wall is door
(C) Some windows are walls (D) None of these
126. Given the statement ‘‘It is faster to travel by air from Delhi to Mumbai’’, which of the
following is a correct conclusion ?
(A) Only air travel is possible between the two cities.
(B) Two cities are connected by air.
(C) Air travel is always the quickest way of moving from one city to another.
(D) None of these.
127. If Deepak is brother of Ravi, Reena is sister of Atul, Ravi is son of Reena. How is
Deepak related to Reena ?
(A) Son (B) Brother
(C) Nephew (D) Father
128. ‘‘d’’ son-in-law of ‘‘b’’, is the brother-in-law of ‘‘a’’ who is the brother of ‘‘c’’. How is ‘‘a’’
related to ‘‘b’’ ?
(A) Brother (B) Son
(C) Father (D) None of these
129. Rearrange the letters in any of the given words to obtain a word which describes what
happens on heating a liquid.
(A) Immersing (B) Antibiotics
(C) Oxygen (D) Nitrogen
130. Rearrange the letters in any given word to obtain a word which means a profession
(A) Largition (B) Selenium
(C) Newton (D) Engine
131. Rearrange the letters in any given word to obtain a word which describes speed
(A) Harmony (B) Gandhi
(C) Percussion (D) Nehru
132. Rearrange the letters in any given word to obtain a word which describes a particular
kind of motion
(A) Colonialist (B) Town
(C) Country (D) Conservation
133. Identify among the following to which addition of ‘RIG’ in any place gives a meaningful
(A) Pea (B) Hee (C) Madn (D) Idity
134. A boy goes to three stalls in a fair. At each stall, he pays Re. 1 as entrance fees,
spends half of the remaining money at stall and pays Re. 1 as exit fees. At the end, he
has Rs. 3 left. How much he started with ?
(A) 54 (B) 45 (C) 95 (D) 59
135. How many minimum steps are necessary to change the word ‘SLEEP’ into ‘DREAM’ ?
You have to change one letter at a time and all changes should result in a meaningful
(A) 5 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 7
136. If TEN can be written as 20 – 5 – 14, MEN, can be written as
(A) 15 – 5 – 14 (B) 13 – 20 – 5
(C) 13 – 5 – 14 (D) 14 – 5 – 13
137. By changing one letter at a time, in how many minimum steps, the word ‘BLACK’ can
be changed to ‘SHARE’. Each change should result in a meaningful word
(A) 4 (B) 3 (C) 5 (D) 6
138. From digits from 0 to 9, the missing numbers in the equation x 0 2 × y 9 = 15678 are
(A) x = 4, y = 3 (B) x = 3, y = 4
(C) x = 5, y = 4 (D) x = 3, y = 5
139. What is the next number in the series 2, 8, 26, ?
(A) 81 (B) 80 (C) 132 (D) 321
140. What is the next number in the series 26, 38, 50, ?
(A) 76 (B) 66 (C) 62 (D) 75
141. What are the missing numbers in the series 2, 15, 4, 12, 6, 7, ?, ?
(A) 8, 8 (B) 8, 0 (C) 3, 8 (D) 4, 4
142. Which of the following arranged properly can spell the word ‘‘FLAVOUR’’ ?
(A) JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUNE
(B) MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUG, SEP, OCT
(C) FEB, JULY, AUG, NOV, OCT, MAR
(D) JULY, JAN, FEB, MAR, SEP, OCT
143. What is the total in the following equation ?
OLD + OLD + OLD = GOOD if O = 4, L = 8 and G = 1
(A) 1440 (B) 1448 (C) 1447 (D) 1449
144. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following letter series ?
PMT OOS NQR MSQ ?
(A) LWP (B) LUP (C) LVP (D) LUR
145. Look at this series : 21, 9, 21, 11, 21, 13, 21, .... what number should come next ?
(A) 14 (B) 15 (C) 21 (D) 23
146. In the given figure, all small squares have same sides. The area of the shaded portion
in cm2 is
(A) 36 (B) 48 (C) 52 (D) 64
147. a, b, c, d, e and f are randomly siting in six chairs regularly spaced around a round
table. Such that neighbours a is between d and e, c is opposite d, d and e are not
Which one of the following is true ?
(A) a is opposite b (B) d is opposite e
(C) c and b are neighbours (D) b and e are neighbours
148. The numbers in the following diagram shows the failures in the respective exams.
The total number of students was 500. The % of students who failed in at least two
(A) 6.8 (B) 7.8 (C) 34 (D) 39
149. In a class, 18 boys are > 160 cm tall. This constitute
of the boys. The boys are
total students. The number of girls in the class is
(A) 6 (B) 12 (C) 18 (D) 24
150. In an exam, every candidate took either Physics or Maths or both. 65.8% took Physics,
59.2% took Maths. If total number of candidates was 2000, how many took both Physics
and Maths ?
(A) 750 (B) 500 (C) 250 (D) 125
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