BPSC Prelims Question Paper and Solution for SET – A

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has conducted the BPSC Preliminary Examination: It is of objective type. Check here the Question Paper of SET – A of BPSC.

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1. In which country is ‘Takla Makan’ desert situated?
(A) Kazakhstan
(B) Turkmenistan
(C) Uzbekistan
(D) China

2. Which strait connects Red Sea and Indian Ocean?
(A) Bab-el-Mandeb
(B) Hormuz
(C) Bosporus
(D) Malacca

3. Where is ‘Ninety East Ridge’ situated?
(A) Pacific Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean
(C) Atlantic Ocean
(D) Arctic Ocean

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

5. The highest coal-producing country in the world is
(A) India
(C) China
(D) Russia

6. Folding is the result of
(A) epeirogenetic force
(8) Coriolis force
(C) orogenetic force
(D) exogenetic force

7. Amritsar and Shimla are almost on the same latitude, but their climate difference is due to
(A) the difference in their altitudes
(B) their distance from sea
(C) snowfall in Shimla
(D) pollution in Amritsar

8. Coal mines in Jharkhand are located at
(A) Jharia
(B) Jamshedpur
(C) Ranchi
(D) Lohardaga

9. Major source of oceanic salinity is
(A) rivers
(B) land
(C) wind
(D) ash from volcanoes

10. The large States of India in the order of area are
(A) Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
(B) Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra
(C) Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
(D) Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan

11. Bihar is the — largest State of India according to Census 2001.
(A) second
(B) third
(C) fourth
(D) fifth

12. The highest wheat-producing State of India is
(A) Haryana
(B) Punjab
(C) Bihar
(D) Uttar Pradesh

13. TISCO plant is located near
(A) Patna
(B) Darbhanga
(C) Dhanbad
(D) Tatanagar

14. Which States in India are the largest producers of sugarcane?
(A) Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
(B) Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan
(C) Andhra Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir
(D) Punjab and Himachal Pradesh

15. Which of the following States has the largest number of people belonging to Scheduled Caste?
(A) Bihar
(B) West Bengal
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Punja

16. According to 2001 Census, what is the total population of Bihar?
(A) 82998509
(B) 76210007
(C) 96878627
(D) 80176197

17. The East Central Railway zone headquarters is located at
(A) Patna
(B) Hajipur
(C) M uzaffarpur
(D) Katihar

18. Where is Industries Commissioner Office of Bihar situated?
(A) Patna
(B) Gaya
(C) Hajipur
(D) Muzaffarpur

19. North Bihar is famous for
(A) agricultural prosperity
(B) heavy industries
(C) flood
(D) famine


  1. Q 28 Answer should be (A) Right to constitutional remedies.

    Art 15, 16, 19 , 29 ,30 are available to citizens only and rest all are available to all including Art 32 above.

  2. Q50 answer should be (b)

    see the link http://www.expressindia.com/fe/daily/19981019/292

    Further I feel BOT is concerned procedure to NHDP and other road construction

  3. please post for the remaining unanswered ones.

  4. what is the date of result bpsc pt exam 2011

  5. Sir I am OBC woman and I am appear BPSC PT 2001 and mark is 90 so clear i am qualify or not in pt exam 2011

  6. Reply
    binod kumar chourasia April 30, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    wrong answer for question Which one is not located on National Highway-2 (NH-2)? sasaram is not answer right answer is patna

    and second question answer wrong is first telephone used in 1881

  7. Reply
    Dr sant 09771877954 April 30, 2011 at 4:03 am

    Now bpsc has increased the seat to 507 hence cut will change as: gen 96+, obc 92+, sc 80+, ebc 75+. Good luck guys and girls.

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