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. the final result will be publiished on 20th may ans the expected result will be 45 percent of the total answer , this was announced by bpsc on wenesday and it will take 3 months to publish the result ans the result of viva will be declared by octobe.
    official , BPSC Governing committee, Patna

  2. lala lajpat rai

  3. number of wrong answer cut of "90-95" general,

  4. sher e punjab is lala lajpat rai

  5. fatehpur is nt ocated n ganga

  6. longest distance is trivendrum for rajdhani express 3149km bcoz chennai 2176km, dibrugarh 2443km, bangalore 2176km and trivendrum 3149km.

  7. Reply
    Dr sant 09771877954 April 20, 2011 at 11:17 am

    Correction in set A answers….. 4B 15C 20D 47A 90C 91D 105B

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