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TNPSC Model GK Q & A - Set 10

1) Put the following mass communication media in the sequence in which they came to India ?
1. Radio
2. TelevisionV
3. Films
4. Printing
 A.    1, 3, 2, 4
 B.    1, 4, 3, 2
 C.    2, 4, 3, 1
 D.    4, 3, 1, 2

2) It takes 11 seconds for the light to reach the earth from moon and 8 minutes from the sun. How much time will it take from the nearest bright star to reach the earth ?
 A.    4.5 minutes
 B.    45 minutes
 C.    45 months
 D.    4.3 light years

3) Why the main oil refineries in India are situated near seaports ?
 A.    Because India needs much crude oil which is mostly imported
 B.    Because most of the crude oil is exported to other countries
 C.    Because sea water is required for refining crude oil
 D.    Because petrol is available near sea ports

4) Which of the following States is landlocked ?
 A.    Maharashtra
 B.    West Bengal
 C.    Andhra Pradesh
 D.    Bihar

5) The first month of the Saka era is
 A.    Chaitra
 B.    Vaishakha
 C.    Phalguna
 D.    Pausha


In a hydraulic device as shown in the figure how much weight should be put on the piston A to balance the level of water when a weight of 40 gm is put on the piston B ?
 A.    10 g
 B.    5 g
 C.    20 g
 D.    40 g


To check a thermometer, the boiling point of water should be recorded as shown in the figure
 A.    A
 B.    B
 C.    C
 D.    D


The temperature of two different months May and June is given for four different towns A, B, C and D. Which figure shows maximum deviation in the temperature ?
 A.    A
 B.    B
 C.    C
 D.    D


In the given figure, area of the shaded square is A. All the horizontal and vertical lines meet at 90°. All horizontal lines are of equal length. What is the area of the whole figure?
 A.    13 A
 B.    12 A
 C.    24 A
 D.    13 A2


Which of the following statements is correct?
 A.    Fossil I is heavier than fossil II
 B.    Fossil II is heavier than fossil I
 C.    Fossil I is older than fossil II
 D.    Fossil II is older than fossil I

1.  D
2.  D
3.  A
4.  D
5.  A
6.  A
7.  A
8.  B
9.  A

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