BPSC Prelims Question Paper and Solution for SET – A

41. Name the committee which was set up by the NDC in 1957 for the reorganisation of CDP and NES, which suggested a three tier system of rural local government
(A) Balwant Rai Committee Mehta
(B) Ashok Mehta Committee
(C) Maharashtra Committee on Democratic Decentralisation
(D) Rural-Urban Relationship Committee

42. Ashok Mehta recommended
(A) three-tier government of Panchayati Raj Committee
(B) two-tier government of Panchayati Raj
(C) single-tier government of Panchayati Raj
(D) multiple-tier government of Panchayati Raj

43. Consider the following about the ‘Rolling Plan’ :
I. A plan for the current year which includes the annual budget
II. A plan for a fixed number of years, say 3, 4 or 5
III. It is revised every year as per requirements of the economy
IV. A perspective plan for 10, 15 or 20 years
Which of the above are correct?
(A) I and II
(B) I and III
(C) II and III
(D) I, II, III and IV

44. In which year was the ‘Planning Commission’ set up in India?
(A) 1950
(B) 1947
(C) 1948
(D) 1951

45. Patna International Airport is directly connected with
(A) Kathmandu (Nepal), New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow, Varanasi and Ranchi
(B) Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Dhaka
(C) Islamabad, Dhaka and Bengaluru
(D) Washington, Dhaka and Chennai

46. In Bihar, air services are provided by
(A) only Indian Airlines
(B) only Sahara Airlines
(C) only Royal Nepal Airlines
(D) Indian Airlines, Sahara Airlines and Royal Nepal Airlines

47. For Bihar, in 1993-94, the Planning Commission estimated that percentage of below poverty line (BPL) was
(A) 55
(B) 65
(C) 45
(D) 35

48. In Bihar, though ‘Zamindari’ was statutorily abolished In 1952, the social base of land control remained in the grip of
(A) Middle Caste Hindus
(B) Scheduled Caste Hindus
(C) Dominant Caste Hindus
(D) Scheduled Tribe Hindus

49. Bihar State (before separation) had how many ‘Industrial Area Development Authorities’?
(A) Six, viz., Adityapur, Bokaro, Patna, Ranchi, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur
(B) Five, viz., Adityapur, Bokaro, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur and Patna
(c) Seven, viz., Adityapur, Darbhanga, Ranchi and Bokaro, Patna, Muzaffarpur, Bhojpur
(d) Four, viz., Adityapur, Bhojpur and Muzaffarpur, Khagaria

50. In Bihar, name the scheme which aims at building up infrastructural facilities of high standard, required for establishment of ‘Export oriented Units’
(A) Integrated Infrastructural Development (IID)
(B) Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP)
(C) Concept of Build-Operate- Transfer (BOT)
(D) Software/Hardware Technology Park (STP /HTP)

51. “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it.” Who said?
(A) M. K. Gandhi
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(D) Bhagat Singh

52. The Madras Mahajan Sabha was established in the year
(A) 1880
(B) 1881
(C) 1882
(D) 1883

53. How many representatives took part in the First Session of the Indian National Congress?
(A) 52
(B) 62
(C) 72
(D) 82

54. The first Indian Governor General of Independent India was
(A) Raja Gopalachari
(B) Surinder Nath
(C) Rajendra Prasad
(D) B. R. Ambedkar

55. When was the National Council of Education established?
(A) 15th August, 1903
(B) 15th August, 1904
(C) 15th August, 1905
(D) 15th August, 1906 (National Council of Education (NCE) was set up in 1906 to impart literary, scientific and technical education on a national basis.)

56. The Non-Cooperation Movement was started in
(A) 1918
(B) 1920
(C) 1921
(D) 1922

57. The Montagu-Chelmsford Report formed the basis of
(A) the Indian Independence Act, 1947
(B) the Indian Councils Act, 1909
(C) the Government of India Act, 1919
(D) the Government of India Act, 1935

58. Who is popularly known as ‘Sher-e-Punjab,?
(A) Rajguru
(B) Bhagat Singh
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai
(D) Udham Singh

59. Gandhi-Irwin Pact took place in
(A) 1930
(B) 1931
(C) 1932
(D) 1933

60. Which Round Table Conference held in 1932?
(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth


  1. 4. Which of the following is not a capital city?
    (A) Canberra
    (B) Sydney
    (C) Wellington
    (D) Riyadh


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