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2009 Assistant Sales Tax Inspector Preliminary Exam Question paper



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Assistant Sale Tax Inspector Preliminary Exam Papers - 2009
1. 25% of a number equals 75, find the number.
1) 600 2) 300 3) 150 4) 450
2. Yousuf Raza Gilani,l the Prime Minister of Pakistan, is from which Political Party.?
1) Pakistan People's Party 2) Awami National Party
3) Muslim League 4) Jamat-E-Islami
3. Pellagra is caused due to the deficiency of :
1) Niacin 2) Thiamine 3) Retinal 4) Ascorbiic Acid
4. Five years planning programme started in India in the year _______.
1) 1947 2) 1948 3) 1950 4) 1951
5. __________ state has first implemented the Employment Guarantee Scheme,
1) Rajasthan 2) Gujarat 3) Uttar Pradesh 4) Maharashtra
6. Who had called 'Safety Valve' to Indian National Congress.?
1) Surendra Nath Banarji 2) Justice Ranade
3) Annie Besent 4) Allan Hume
7. Name the Indian Spacecraft launched in 2008 for scientific research of the moon.
1) Somayan I 2) Chandarayan I 3) Shashiyan I 4) Agni I
8. Who launched the Bharat Jodo Andolan of 1985.?
1) Ahilya Rangnekar 2) Anna Hazare
3) Baba Amte 4) Lal Krishna Advani
9. In 2008, on which issue did the Leftist Parties withdraw support to the UPA government at the center.?
1) Poverty 2) Indo – US Civil Nuclear Treaty
3) Suicide of Farmers 4) Unemployment
10. If a point (4, a) is satisfying the equation 7x + 2y = 42, then find out value of 'a'.
1) 7 2) 9 3) 718 4) 6
11. Find out next one number in the following mathematical series.
24, 21, 18, 15, ________,
1) 12 2) 14 3) 9 4) 3
12. Who supervises the administration of the Gram Panchayats and guides them.?
1) Panchayat Samiti 2) Zilla Parishad
3) Gram Sabha 4) Standing Committee
13. Who is the highest Law Officer in India.?
1) Advocate General 2) Supreme Court Judge
3) Law Minister 4) Attorney General
14. Who appoints the Kotwal.?
1) Chief Minister 2) Sarpanch 3) Tahsildar 4) Block Development Officer
15. The Indian Standard Time (I.S.T.) is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (G.M.T.) by ____ hours.
1) Two and half hours 2) Three hours
3) Four and half hours 4) Five and half hours
16. Who is the President of First World Marathi Sahitya Sammelan.?
1) Ram Shewalkar 2) D.M. Mirasdar
3) Gangadhar Pantavne 4) Narayan Surve
17. Hydra is classified in ___________ Phylum.
1) Protozoa 2) Coelenterata 3) Platyhelminthes 4) Anneliada
18. A number is added by its half gives123. The number is ________
1) 72 2) 84 3) 82 4) 70
19. Thunderstorms tha occur in west Bengal are called as _________
1) Mango Showers 2) Loo 3) Andhi 4) Kalbaisakhi
20. The law endorsing "Widow Remarriage" was brought into force by Rajarshi Shahu in his province in the year __________.
1) 1916 AD 2) 1917 AD 3) 1918 AD 4) 1919 AD
21. Under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act :
A) Minimum 100 days employment is provided in a year.
B) ? rd of the beneficiaries are women.
1) Both A) and B) are correct
2) Only A) is correct
3) Only B) is correct
4) Both A) and B) are wrong
22. In human, there are __________ chromosomes.
1) 64 2) 46 3) 23 4) 44
23. An electric iron has a resistance of 20 ?. If 1A current is given to the iron, heat produced by it in 1 minute in joules is ________
1) 1200 2) 285.7 3) 20 4) 120
24. The Act of Indian Citizenship was passed in ________
1) 1960 2) 1955 3) 1949 4) 1950
25. The first chemical fertilizer in India was set up at ________
1) Mumbai 2) Sindri 3) Hyderabad 4) Jaipur
26. The association of China, Brazil, India, Mexico and South Africa is known as :
1) G - 08 2) G - 05 3) G - 15 4) G – 04
27. Write in decimal form : -13 = ________
25
1) – 0.52 2) 0.52 3) 0.25 4) -0.24
28. (0.6)2 + (0.3)2 + (0.6)2 = ?
(0.6)2 + (0.3)2
1) 0.3 2) 0.9 3) 3 4) 9
29. Secretary General of the United Nations is ______.
1) Boutros Ghali 2) Shashi Tharoor 3) Ban Ki Moon 4) Kofi Annan
30. Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj was the Chhatrapati of __________ state.
1) Baroda 2) Kolhapur 3) Satara 4) Nagpur
31. Which of the following is the best quality of coal. ?
1) Anthracite 2) Peat 3) Bituminus 4) Lignite
32. At present, what is the status of the Right to Property.?
1) Legal Righ 2) Human Right 3) Fundamental Right 4) Natural Right
33. Which place is popular for making wooden toys.?
1) Vengurle 2) Malvan 3) Kankavali 4) Sawantwadi
34. Who is the story writer of the movie "Shwaas".?
1) Gauri Deshpande 2) Aruna Dhere
3) Madhavi Gharpure 4) Asha Bage
35. The acid-rain contains the acids of the gases __________.
1) CO2 and NO2 2) CO and CO2 3) Cl2 and SO4 4) SO4 and NO2
36. North east monsoon winds provide rainfall to the coastal regions of ________.
1) Tamilnadu 2) Maharashtra 3) Punjab 4) Goa
37. The second session of the Indian National Congress was held at ________.
1) Mumbai 2) Madras 3) Calcutta 4) Pune
38. Which region declared itself as an independent nation in February 2008. ?
1) Serbia 2) Georgia 3) Kosovo 4) Montenegro
39. In which of the following states "Koyana Hydro Electric Power Project is located.?
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Maharashtra 3) Kerala 4) Orissa
40. The Head Quarters of World Trade Organisation is at _____.
1) Geneva 2) Paris 3) New York 4) Rome
41. v45 = ?
80
1)
42. Whom is the State Council of Ministers collectively responsible to .?
1) Rajya Sabha 2) Lok Sabha 3) Vidhan Sabha 4) Vidhan Parishad
43. If a = 9 , then a + b = ?
b 5 a - b
1) 5 2) 14 3) 2 4) 7
9 5 7 2
44. If, 5 (2y + 3) = 9 (3y - 21) then, y = ________
1) 14 2) 10 3) 13 4) 12
45. For whom has Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh declared 'Vision Documents 2020?
1) Teachers 2) Urban development
3) Women 4) Development of North Eastern India
46. 'Women Indian Association" was founded by _______
1) Annie Besent 2) Saraladevi Choudhari
3) Lady Tata 4) Kamala Nehru
47. Unit of intensity of sound ___________
1) metre/sec. 2) watt 3) decibel (dB) 4) Hertz
48. In 1900 AD _______was established "Mitramela", a revolutionary organization.
1) V.D. Savarkar 2) Kanhere Brothers
3) Babaji Savarkar 4) Damodar Chaphekar
49. Which of the following number is between 8 & 9 ?
1) 25 2) 8 3) 25 4) 20
3 3 4 7
50. Who wrote it that "Lord Curzon did the same act which Aurangzeb had done for Mughal Empire.?
1) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak 2) Swatantryaveer Sawarkar
3) Lala Lajpat Rai 4) None of the above
51. How many Kilobytes make one Megabyte ?
1) 100 2) 10000 3) 1000 4) 500
52. In saturated hydrocarbon two carbon atom are linked by _______
1) Single bond 2) Triple bond 3) Ionic Bond 4) Double bond
53. Which of the following Iron and Steel plant was not established during the second five year plan ?
1) Bhilai 2) Durgapur 3) Rourkela 4) Bokaro
54. Who had established the 'Balhatya Pratibandhak Griha'?
1) Dhondo Keshav Karve 2) Vitthal Ramaji Shinde
3) Mahatma Phule 4) Rajarshi Shahu
55. Mahatma Phule opened the first school at ______ to provided education to girls and the details.?
1) Aurangabad 2) Pune 3) Satara 4) Mumbai
56. Maharashtra has ______ k.m. of coast line.
1) 720 2) 880 3) 420 4) 220
57. Abhinav Bindra is a famous ___________
1) Social Worker 2) Film Star 3) Sports Personality 4) Journalist
58. Name of the Deputy Chairperson of the Planning Commission is ______
1) Dr. Ahluwalia 2) Pranab Mukharjee
3) P. Chidambaram 4) Dr. Manmohan Singh
59. The state which has the largest area in India (2001) is :
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Bihar 4) Rajasthan
60. The first heart transplant operation was performed in :
1) America (U.S.A.) 2) Canada 3) South Africa 4) Britain
61. By recruiting Indian soldiers held captive by the Japanese ______ established the Indian National Army.
1) Subhash Chandra Bose 2) Rash Behari Bose
3) Dr. Lakshmi Swami Nathan 4) Lala Haradayal
62. Which of the following is not a source of revenue of Village Panchayat.?
1) Government Grant 2) Local Taxes on Land
3) Income Tax 4) House Tax
63. Which of the following provisions of the Constitution provides for imposition of President's rule in a state.?
1) Article 256 2) Article 286 3) Article 356 4) Article 370
64. Dr. Ambedkar started the Temple Entry Satyagraha at :
1) Mahad 2) Aurangabad 3) Nasik 4) Mumbai
65. Shau Maharaj transferred Rajaram College to _________-
1) Arya Samaj 2) Parthana Samaj
3) Brahmo Samaj 4) Theosophical Society
66. 64x2 + 16x + 1 = _________
1) (8x + 4)2 2) (4x + 1 )2 3) (8x +1)2 4) (16x + 8)2
67. " Larn, organize and agitate " was the message of __________ to his Dalit youth.
1) Mahatma Phule 2 Maharshi Karve
3) G.G. Agarkar 4) Dr. Ambedkar
68. DNA stands for ________
1) Devleloping Nucleic Acid 2) Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
3) Deribo Nucleic Acid 4) Decreasing Nucleic Acid
69. A new port is developed at ________ for reducing burden of transportation on Mumbai port.?
1) Haldia 2) Nhava-Sheva 3) Kandla 4) Marmagoa
70. Who was the Chairperson of the 6th Pay Commission.?
1) Justice B.N. Shrikrishna 2) Justice C.G. Paramanand
3) Justice G.L. Ganeshan 4) Justice M.D. Kapegaonkar
71. In Cactus, plant food is prepared in :
1) Stem 2) Leaves 3) Branches 4) Roots
72. Solve, x + 2x x = 17 ; x = __________
2 5 3 30
1) 1 2) -1 3) 1 4) 5
73. Himalaya mountain in India is ________ type of mountain.
1) Residual mountain 2) Block mountain
3) Folded mountain 4) Volcanic mountain
74. Green Vitriol is ________
1) Copper Sulphate 2) Ferrous sulphate
3) Potassium sulphate 4) Aluminium sulphate
75. When 16 is subtracted from a number, the answer is equal to one-third of the number.
1) 12 2) 36 3) 24 4) 16
76. It is the duty of the _________ to give advice to the State Government on legal matters.
1) Chef Justice of High Court 2) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
3) Attorney General 4) Advocate General
77. Tata Iron and Steel Company is located at :
1) Bhubaneshwar 2) Durgapur 3) Bhilai 4) Jamshedpur
78. ' Vidhava Vivahottejak Mandal' is founded by ______
1) Vitthal Shinde 2) Maharshi Karve 3) Agarkar 4) Mahatma Gandhi
79. Onion is ________ plant
1) Monocotyledon 2) Dicotyledon 3) Gymnosperm 4) Pteridophyta
80. Which book was written by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar gven below.?
1) Budhism 2Budha and his Dhammas
3) Hindu and Buddha 4) Gautam Buddha
81. The governor of a State is appointed by the ______
1) Chief Justice of India 2) President
3) Chief Minister of that State 4) Prime Minister
82. Secondary activities with dense population is having in ______ area.
1) Latur – Osmanabad 2) Jalgaon – Bhusawal
3) Pandharpur – Solapur 4) Pimpari – Chinchawad
83. 1985 AD Dr. Annie Besant established 'Homerule League' at ________
1) Madras 2) Maharashtra 3) Orissa 4) Bengal
84. Who is the constitutional head of the state executive.?
1) Chief Minister 2) Governor
3) Cabinet Minister 4) Chief – Secretary
85. The cause of Elephantiasis is ___________
1) Virus 2) Protozoa 3) Metazoa 4) None of these
86. Vth five year plan got terminated in the year of :
1) 1977 2) 1975 3) 1978 4) 1980
87. Which was the aim of formation of All India National Congress.?
1) To lessen discontentment of Indian against British
2) To create a safety valve for the British
3) Both (1) and (2)
4) Neither of the above
88. _________ of Gholwad in Thane district are quite popular.
1) Mangoes 2) Chikoos 3) Grapes 4) Coconuts
89. The 'Transfer of Power Act' passed in ______.
1) 1857 AD 2) 1858 AD 3) 1859 AD 4) 1860 AD
90. Emergency was imposed in India during _________ five year plan.
1) 5th (Fifth) 2) 6th (Sixth) 3) 4th (Fourth) 4) None of these
91. If smallest five digit number is divided by smallest 3 digit number, then answer is :
1) 1000 2) 10000 3) 100 4) 10
92. A car left Pune at 4.00 p.m. and reached Dadar at 9.00 p.m. on the same day. If the speed of the car was 32.4 km/hr. What is the distance between Pune and Dadar.?
1) 262 km 2) 282 km 3) 162 km 4) 216 km
93. How many states and union territories are in the Indian Federation.?
1) 28 states and 7 union territories
2) 27 states and 5 union territories
3) 28 states and 8 union territories
4) 35 states and 7 union territories
94. An ambitious project "MIHAN" is taking shape at ________---
1) Nasik 2) Nanded 3) Nagpur 4) Navi Mumbai
95. 2 + 1 + 1 + 1 = ___________
5 50 500
96. Gandhiji established his Ashram Sabarmati in ________-
1) 1914 AD 2) 1915 AD 3) 1916 AD 4) 1917 AD
97. Sir A.O. Hume wrote a letter to the students of _________
1) Bombay University 2) Calcutta University
3) Delhi University 4) Madras University
98. 65 / 62 = 6* ;
* = ________ .
1) 3 2) 5 3) 7 4) 2
99. Which of the following city is located on the Mumbai – Hyderabad highway ?
1) Nashik 2) Sangali 3) Solapur 4) Kolhapur
100. _________ was the founder of Indian National Congress.
1) A.O. Hume 2 Surendranath Banerji
3) Lord Dufferin 4) Lord Rippon
101. Who was the Chairman of the University Grants commission in 2008 ?
1) Dr. Arun Nigvekar 2) Dr. Narendra Jadhav
3) Dr. Sukhdeo Thorat 4) Dr. Vijay Khole
102. The Third Session of the Kisan Sabha was helf in ______
1) 1936 A.D. 2) 1937 A.D. 3) 1938 A.D. 4) 1939 A.D.
103. Who started the first school for untouchables at Pune. ?
1) Rajarshi Shahu 2) Karmaveer Vitthal Ramji Shinde
3) Mahatma Jotirao Phule 4) Annabhau Sathe
104. Which of the following tree belongs to tropical evergreen forest.?
1) Anjan 2) Mahogany 3) Peepal 4) Palas
105. Right to Freedom is given in the Articles ______ of the Indian Constitution.
1) 14 to 18 2) 19 to 22 3) 25 to 28 4) 23 to 30
106. In which village of Satara District Gopal Ganesh Agarkar was born.?
1) Tembhurni 2) Tembhu 3) Jamgaon 4) jamb
107. The organization started by Dr. Ambedkar for the "rights of untouchables" :
1) Dalitodhar Sabha 2) Sarwajanik Satyadharma
3) Depressed Class Mission 4) Bahishkrit Hitakarini
108. Who is the Secretary of Gram Panchayat.?
1) Gramsevak 2) Sarpanch 3) Block Development Officer 4) Upsarpanch
109. The science which deals with the study of structure, chemical characteristics and functions of biomolecules in knowsn as ___________.
1) Palaeontology 2) Biometry 3) Cytology 4) Biochemistry
110. Shahu Maharaj declared fees free Primary Education on __________
1) 25th July 1917 2) 21st November 1917 3) 2nd April 1894 4) 2nd July 1917
111. What percentage of reservation is being demanded for women in Parliament.?
1) 35 2) 45 3) 33 4) 30
112. There is provision for the formation of _________ in the Muncipal Council area with a population of more than three lakha.
1) Wards 2Panchayat Samitis
3 Mohalla Committees 4) Ward Samitis
113. Which of the following is not included as a fundamental duty in Indian Constitution.?
1) To respect national flag 2) To safeguard Public property
3) To serve in the armed forces 4) To preserve our culture
114. The first energy project of Marashtra is in the district of :
1) Nasik 2) Ratnagiri 3) Sindhudurg 4) Pune
115. Lord _______ the Viceroy of India partitioned Bengal in 1905 A.D.
1) Wellesley 2) Dalhousie 3) Curzan 4) Canning
116. Ethanol, which is blended with Petrol is made from which of the following in India.?
1) Grapes 2) Maize 3) Sugarcane 4) Diesel
117. Modern Periodic table consist of ________ Periods.
1) 7 2) 8 3) 1 4) 18
118. Which district has heighest ratio of land under forest in Maharashtra.?
1) Gadchiroli 2) Chandrapur 3) Bhandara 4) Kolhapur
119. In which of the following countries is the terrorist group LTTE operating.?
1) India 2) Pakistan 3) China 4) Sri Lanka
120. Focal length of a lens is 50 cm. What is the power of the lens in diopter.?
1) 0.2 2) -0.2 3) 2 4) -2
121. Where the Sugarcane Research Center is located in Maharashtra.?
1) Lonand 2) Sekhmirewadi 3) Padegaon 4) Kagal
122. Which system was stopped by the proclamation drawn by Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj on 25th June 1918. ?
1) Caswise Hostels 2) Maharvatan
3) Water facilitites for other than backward classes 4) Dowry System
123. Who was the British Prime Minister when India got its Independence.?
1) Harold Wilson 2) Winston Churchill
3) Anthony Eden 4) Clement Attlee
124. What are charge carriers in metallic conductors.?
1) Protons 2) electrons 3) Ions 4) Neutrons
125. Maximum area under forest in Maharashtra is in the district of __________
1) Buldhana 2) Solapur 3) Chandrapur 4) Jalgaon
126. Who is the Chairman of the Planning Commission of India.?
1) Finance Minister 2) Prime Minister 3) President 4) Governor
127. Who was the Chairperson of the Prime Minister's High Level Committee for preparation of report on social, economic and educational status of the Muslim Community of India.?
1) Dr. Akhtar Majeed 2) Saiyid Hamid
3 Justice Rajindar Sacchar 4) Dr. Rakesh Basant
128. ____________ was known as 'Grand Old Man' of India.
1) M.K. Gandhi 2) Dadabhai Naoraji 3) Gopal Krishna Gokhale 4) Motilal Nehru
129. When and where was the school for girls first started by Mahatma Phul.?
1. 3rd July 1848 AD at Bhide's Wada
2. 3rd July 1848 AD at Dhankawadi
3. 3rd July 1848 AD at Phule's own house
4. 3rd July 1848 AD at Shardashram
130. Lokamanya Tilak started 'Maratha' and "Kesari' News Papers with the help of ______
1. Gopal Ganesh Agarkar 2) Justice Ranade
3. Lokhitwadi 4) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
131. The author of Gulamgiri is ______
1. Jyotiba Phule 2) Mahadeo Ranade 3) Vishnu Gokhale 4) Ramkrishna Bhanderkar
132. Write in fraction : 1.25
1. 1 ¼ 2) 2 ¼ 3) 1 ½ 4) 2 1/3
133 "Aga Khan Cup" is associated with the game of __________
1. Football 2) Badminton 3) Hockey 4) Cricket
134. The Govt. of India Act 1935 granted ______--
1. Provincial Autonomy 2) Dominion states
3.Complete Independence 4) Independence
135. One horsepower is equal to _________
1. 746 watt 2) 276 watt 3) 1000 watt 4) 1000 erg/s
136. Who appoints the members of Maharashtra Public Service Commission.?
1. President 2) Governor 3) Prime Minister 4) Cabinet Minister
137. The inner surface of a box solar cooker is painted with ________-
1. Red 2) yellow 3) White 4) Black
138. What is the total amount in a bundle of 10 rupees notes having serial numbers.?
1. 240 2) 250 3) 225 4) 220
139. The Bombay High Court Does not have a bench at which one of the following places.?
1. Nagpur 2) Panji 3) Pune 4) Aurangabad
140. Solve, v(X + y)2 = _________
1. x – y 2) x + y 3) (x + y )2 4) (x + y )2
141. Assertion (A) : The Sepoys at Meerat mutinied.
Reason (B) : Mangal Pandey was hanged.
1) (A) is true but (B) is false.
2) (A) is false but (B) is true.
3) Both (A) and (B) is not correct explanation of (A)
4) Both (A) and (B) are true and (B) is the correct explanation of (A).
142. Who helped Gangaram Kamble of Maharwada in starting his own tea-stall.?
1. Dr. Ambedkar 2) mahatma Phule
3) Rajarshi Shahu 4) None of the above
143. In Maharashtra _________ receives maximum rainfall.
1) Toranmal 2) Amboli 3) Gadchiroli 4) Chikhaldara
144. The major harmful gas emitted by automobile vehicles is _______
1) Carbon monoxide 2) Methane
3) Carbon dioxide 4) Ozone
145. Body mass index = _________
1) weight2/height2 2) weight2/height
3) weight/height2 4) weight/height
146. Which events prior to independence roused public opinion against the British.?
1) The Indigo Revolt in 1859-60 AD
2) The Kuki Revolt in 1860-90 Ad
3) Peasant's Revolt of Pawana in 1872-73 AD
4) All the three.
147. Who wrote the book entitled "1857 che Swatantry Samar."?
1) Ganesh Damodar Sawarkar 2) Narayan Damodar Sawarkar
3) Vinayak Damodar Sawarkar 4) None of the above
148. In which year was Gopal Ganesh Agarkar born.?
1) 1855 AD 2) 1856 AD 3) 1857 AD 4) 1858 AD
149. Hepatitis B occurs because of __________
1) HAV 2) HIV 3) Microbacterium lepri 4) HBV
150. ________ was called as the 'Martin Luther' of Maharashtra.
1) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak 2) Lokhitwadi
3) Mahatma Phule 4) Justice Mahadeva Govind Ranade







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