WBCS Prelim 2020 - Practice
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Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the ‘ Ilbert Bill Controversy ‘ ?
SIX persons are seated around a hexagonal table. Anup is seated opposite Belal, who is between Chirag and Derek. Anup between Ela and Farook. Ela is to the left of Derek. Which of the following pairs is facing each other ?
Graphite, carbon and diamonds are
Indian Constitution was prepared by
Fill in the word grid with the words listed. Which word won’t fit ?
In which year West Dinajpur district of West Bengal was divided Into two districts namely North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur ?
He will reach home _____ at evening
In which year Salt Satyagraha took place ?
Potassium permanganate is used to purify water as It is
The Supreme Court of India upheld that RTI was applicable to the
First Indian product to get G.I Tag is
The word ‘Analogous’ means
What number should come next In the sequence 6, 18, 72, 360, 2160, ____ ?
Which among the following great revolutionaries was the brain behind the ‘ Chittagong Armory Raid ‘ ?
Speed of sound is the maximum In
In which year was India’s first cotton textile industry set up in Ghusuri near Kolkata ?
What is the name of the Lake between Godavari and Krishna deltaic region ?
Nationalisation of 14 Commercial Banks took place in
The slogan ‘ Garibi Hatao ‘ is coined by
Identify the vector quantity from the following:
International Day of the Tropics is observed every year on
Chumbi Valley is on boundary of
TV remote control uses
Which complex form is correct for the following sentence ?
“Everyone is happy during Christmas celebration”
Let x1, x2, …….., x100 be 100 numbers such that xi + xi+1 = 100 for all i. If x10 = 1, then the value of x1 is
We ___ our dinner last night.
Which of the following is a correct statement about Indus Valley civilization ?
Who was known as the creator of modern Hindi literature
In reference to Mughal period’s revenue collection system, ‘Zabti’ means
Radiocarbon dating technique is used to estimate the age of
Who among the following historians has written the book entitled ‘ The wonder that was India ‘ ?
Literacy rate in West Bengal census 2011
The word ‘Genocide’ means
When Indian Rupee gets depreciated vis-a-vis U.S. dollar, It usually makes our
Why did Rabindranath Tagore refuse Knighthood ?
What was the Act III,1872 ?
When the first Independence Day was celebrated in India ?
Tick the correct option :
_____ are still tortured in remote villages.
Which of the followings clearly define ‘ Mitakshara ‘?
Which region is called the granary of South India ?
Who established the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) of India in 1948 ?
Never ___upon the marginalized. Fill in with the right phrasal verb
The river on which Tilpara Barrage located ?
Through which Educational Report Calcutta University came into existence?
If you were running a race and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be now ?
The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves
‘Indian Constitution’ is adopted by the Constituent Assembly on
Use the appropriate preposition in the sentence :
We sat ____ the shade of the tree.
Which one is a fertilizer ?
It is nine o clock in Darjeeling in the morning and ___
The Chairperson of Rajya Sabha is
Who was Birjis Kader ?
Inflation in India is
He solved the _____ problem.
Samvidhan Divas or Constitution Day is celebrated in India on
PCMA (2006) is the abbreviated version of
Choose the correct indirect statement.
He said, “Grass is green.”
Rank of West Bengal in India With reference to total population, vide 2011 census report is
What is the meaning of ‘Ghadar‘ ?
Select the correct option :
I was sure I ___ meet him.
Who planted the ‘ Tree of Liberty’ at Serangapatnam ?
The first non-Congress government at the Center was led by
The Cabinet Mission came to India in the year
The largest producer of milk in the world is
The Contribution of Service Sector to India’s GDP is
Select the correct option :
Find the odd one out:
Convert the given sentence into an interrogative sentence and see below for the correct option :
“Honesty is the best policy”
Literal meaning of ‘ Lokpal ‘ is
Who authored ‘ The Spirit of Islam ‘ ?
Who wrote ‘ Rajatarangini ‘?
Which Indian mass movement began with the famous ‘ Dandi March ‘ of Mahatma Gandhi ?
Port Blair is located on which island ?
In which Congress the demand for ‘Purna Swaraj ‘ was placed ?
Who founded the Khuda-i-Khidmatgar party ?
Hydrogen bomb is based on
In the logo of Lokpal, vigilance represented by
Which City in Gujarat is widely known as ship breaking yard ?
The scale used for measuring the intensity of the earthquake is
Who founded Indian Women’s University ?
Choose the two correct numbers in the '∙‘ marked places of the multiplication below.
Who led the Bardoli Movement
L.P.G. is a mixture of
What is the time _______ your watch ?
Identify the correct pairs for Northern Hemisphere.
1. Winter Solstice – December 22nd
2. Autumn Equinox – September 23rd
3. Summer Solstice – June 21st
4. Spring Equinox – March 21st
Choose the correct answer from the given code:
Which tribal language has been given official status in West Bengal and regarded endangered by UNESCO?
Two position of a dice are shown. Find the number of the three dots on the face opposite the face bearing 3dots
Highest Tobacco producing state in India
Babies ___ when they are hungry.
In which of the following years Akbar built Ibadat Khana ?
What comes next In the sequence 1, 3, 7, 15, 31, 63, ____ ?
The gas that filled the electric bulb is
The first Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics is
Use the right preposition
He deals ___cosmetic goods.
In which newspaper ‘Boycott’ was first declared ?
Teachers’ Day is observed every year In India on
The difference between GDP at market prices and GDP at factor cost
Last Census of Indian Population was held in the year
Find the appropriate synonym for the word 'Climactic'.
Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named
The greenhouse gas that is a product of the contribution of fossil fuels is
Somasila Dam is located In which Indian State ?
Kakrapar Atomic Centre is located near City in India ?
In 2006 NIDM was established. Which one of the following is correct ?
Under whose Governor Generalship the Railways were introduced in India?
When the Hindu College was founded ?
What was the date of “ Queen’s’ proclamation ” ?
Find the odd one out
Correct passive form of the following sentence 'Orange tastes sour' is :
What number should come next in the sequence 6, 11, 21, 36, 56 ____ ?
In a particular month of some year, there are three Mondays which have even dates. On which day of the week does the 15th of that month fall ?
What was meant by ‘ Kherwari Hul ‘ ?
The Human Development Index (HDI) is published by the
Who Is called the ‘Father of Indian National Congress ‘?
India celebrated / will celebrate its 70th Constitution Day in
The commander of Alauddin Khilji’s forces during his Deccan campaigns was
A is C’s son. C and Q are sisters. Z is Q’s mother. P is son of Z. How is P related to A?
When was the first battle of Tarain fought ?
Head Count Ratio (HCR) is widely used in India as a measure of
‘Chancellor’ of the State-run Universities in West Bengal is
Add a suitable prefix to ‘Embark’.
Bikaner Canal is taken off from the river
The distinct letters of the word EXTRAORDINARY are arranged in alphabetic order. Then the letter In the fifth position from left is
Fill in the number grid with the numbers listed. Which of the numbers won’t fit ?
How many Indian States have touched the border of West Bengal ?
Which city is located along Mula-Mutha River from the following ?
Going 50m to the south of her house, Radhika turns left and goes another 20m. Then turning to the north, she goes 30m and then starts walking to her house. In which direction is she walking now ?
The idiomatic expression ‘pull yourself together’ ___
Excess fluoride In drinking water causes
In which Act yearly Rs.1 lakh was allotted for the education of Indians ?
D is taller than C and E. A is not as tall as E. C is taller than A. D is not as tall as B. Then, who is the 2nd tallest person?
Who was the founder of the Jamia Millia Islamia ?
Who was the founder of the Tattabodhini Sabha ?
The speed of an ant is 75 cm/sec. The ant travels a day is
Who was the first editor of the Amrita Bazar Patrika ?
The smallest composite number is
What were the two assemblies during the early Vedic period ?
The number in each circle in the number pyramid is the sum of the two numbers just below it. Few of the numbers in a number pyramid are filled in. Find the number in the position marked “?”.
‘ Non-performing Assets ‘ (NPA) of Indian Commercial Banks are
When was the Madras State officially renamed as Tamil Nadu ?
The correct antonym of ‘Lecherous’ is
The letters L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T in their order are substituted by nine Integers 1 to 9 but not In that order. 4 is assigned to P. The difference between P and T is 5. The difference between N and T is 3. What is the Integer assigned to N?
Light from the sun reaches us in nearly
Superconductors are substances which
‘Farmers suicide’ in India is viewed as an outcome of
In a knock-out tournament – i.e., a tournament in which the winner In any match moves to the next round and the loser gets eliminated— there are 22 participants. Then the total number of matches to be played is
Who founded the Forward Bloc?
Which can bind O2 molecules ?
A caterpillar crawls up a pole 75 Inches high, starting from the ground. Each day it crawls up 5 Inches and each night it slides down 4 Inches. When will it first reach the top of the pole ?
Numbers are placed in the figure below on the basis of some rules. Find the correct alternative to replace the question mark.
The Constitution of India was adopted by
Demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes was announced on
Who was elected as President of the All India Khilafat Conference (23rd November, 1919) ?
The sum of all the internal angles of a hexagon is
‘Neel-Darpan’ by Dina Bandhu Mitra portrays the plight of
Natural radioactivity was discovered by
‘ Economic Reform ‘ measures in India was formally introduced in
The English established their first factory in India at
Kabuliyat and Patta as instruments of settlement were introduced by
Which among the following was the single biggest Item of import to the Vijayanagar empire
Select from the following rice-producing districts in West Bengal In ascending order
In a row ‘A’ is in the 11 th position from the left and ‘B’ is in the 10th position from the right. If ‘A’ and ‘B’ interchange, then ‘A’ becomes18th from the left. How many persons are there in the row other than ‘A’ and ‘B’?
Unemployment in India is concentrated in
John, Aries, and Joseph are brothers with different ages. Given that:
(i) Aries is the oldest.
(ii) Joseph is not the oldest.
(iii) John is not the youngest.
Who is the youngest?
Below given are certain statements about a river :
l. It rises on Ranchi plateau In Jharkhand.
2. It passes through the northern part of Betla National Park.
3. It is a tributary of Son River.
Identify the river based on the information given above:
‘Gangani’ region of West Bengal has which type of soil’ ?
Sir C. V. Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for his work connected with which of the following phenomenon of radiation?
Boghazkoi is important because
The 100 Rupee Currency Note in India is Signed by
Plants receive nutrients from
He cannot cope ____this pressure.
Who among the following built the Alai Darwaza ?
Which among the following places has given the earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian Subcontinent?
Who was the Governor General during the annulment of Sati’ ?
In writing the numbers from 10 to 100, how many times is the digit 7 used ?
Who founded the Anglo-Vedic college
Who started the first English Newspaper in India ?
Goods and Services Tax (GST) was Introduced in India by Finance Minister
Kiru Hydroelectric power project is situated in
Use the correct expression :
I ___the patient will die.
National Institute of Disaster Management or NIDM was previously named as:
Who wrote ‘ The Indian war of Independence ‘
According to Indian Constitution, the State Legislatures select the