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# GOA PSC : CBRT Question paper held on 05.11.2017 "Mamlatdar"

## "Mamlatdar"

Q1 : Out of the four given alternatives, choose that alternative as your answer which is similar to the given words:
Crocodile: Lizard: Chameleon
(a) Whale
(b) Lion
(c) Snak e
(d) Hen

Q2 : Which of the following is an odd letter group?
(a) EBCDA
(b) GFHIJ
(c) KOLNM
(d) QRSTU

Q3 : The position of how many digits in the number 53269718 will remain unchanged, if the digits within the numbers are rearranged in ascending order?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

Q4 : Meera's mother is four times as old as Meera. After 5 years her mother will be 3 times as old as she will be then. What is the age of Meera?
(a) 15 years
(b) 10 years
(c) 20 years
(d) 5 years

Q5 : If 'Lion' is called 'Fish', 'Fish' is called 'Parrot', 'Parrot' is called 'rat', 'rat' is called 'cat', 'cat' is called 'Tiger', then which of the following is a 'bird'?

(a) Fish
(b) Parr ot
(c) Rat
(d) Tige r

Q6 : What comes in place of '?' in the following series?
PMK, MPK, MKP, KMP, ?
(a) PMK
(b) KMP
(c) MPK
(d) KPM

Q7 : In a certain code language 'FORGET' is written as 'DPPHCU'. How would 'DOCTOR' be written in that code?
(a) BPAUMS
(b) BPAUPS
(c) EMDRPP
(d) BPARPP

Q8 : The lengh and breadth of a rectangular plot are in the ratio of 3:1. Cost of fencing the plot @ Rs. 4/- per meter is Rs.640. If both the length and the breadth of the plot are increased as much as equal to the breadth of the plot, what should be the area of the new plot?
(a) 1600 m2
(b) 2400 m2
(c) 1200 m2
(d) 3200 m2

Q9 : Examine the following statement:
I. Rama scored more than Rani.
II. Rani scored less than Ratna.
III. Ratna scored more than Ram a.
IV. Padma scored more than Rama but less than Ratna.
Who scored the highest?
(a) Rama
(c) Rani
(d) Ratn a

Q10 : If the price of potatoes is reduced by 25%, one can buy 6.25 Kg more for Rs. 100. Find the price of potatoes per Kg before reduction
(a) Rs. 3
(b) Rs. 4
(c) Rs. 5
(d) Rs. 5 .33

Q11 : Choose the words opposite to the word provided:
Extensive
(a) Restricted
(b) Limited
(c) Little
(d) Ordin ary

Q12 : Choose the words opposite to the word provided:
Comprehensive
(a) Casual
(c) Indifferent
(d) Superficial

Q13 : Choose the words opposite to the word provided:
Insipid
(a) Informative
(b) Insightful
(c) Lively
(d) shock ing

Q14 : Choose the words opposite to the word provided:
Phoney
(a) Beautiful
(b) Unnatural
(c) Genuine
(d) Unreal

Q15 : Choose the word which is most nearly similar in meaning to the word provided:
Insolent
(a) Assertive
(b) Proud
(c) Rude
(d) Nervo us

Q16 : Choose the word which is most nearly similar in meaning to the word provided:
Imperative
(a) Royal
(b) Autho ritative
(c) Request
(d) Illegal

Q17 Choose the word which is most nearly similar in meaning to the word provided:
: Cite
(a) Good
(b) Quote
(c) Constr uction
(d) Place

Q18 : Which Chief Minister of Goa later became the Speaker of the legislative assembly?
(a) Ravi Naik
(b) Rajendra Arlekar
(c) Luis Proto Barboz a
(d) Pratapsing Rane

Q19 : Who was the Governor of Goa before Her Excellency, Dr. Mridula Sinha?
(a) Om Prakash Kohli
(b) Bharat Vir Wancho o
(c) S. C. Jamir
(d) Margaret A lva

Q20 : Who inaugurated the IIT, Goa campus in July 2016?
(a) Shri Manohar Parrikar
(d) Dr Mridula Sinha

Q21 : Which one of the following major Indian cities is most eastward located?
(b) Bhopal
(c) Luckno w
(d) Bengalur u

Q22 : Red soil is present in many parts of Goa. What is the reason for this colour?
(a) Abundance of Magnesium
(b) Accumulated Humus
(c) Presence of Ferric ox ides
(d) Abundance of Phosphate s

Q23 : What is the area of Goa?
(a) 3786 km2
(b) 3702 km2
(c) 3768 km2
(d) 3720 km2

Q24 : When is World Environment Day celebrated?
(a) 14th November
(b) 14th June
(c) 5th June
(d) 5th Nove mber

Q25 : Which is the largest of the following planets?
(a) Neptune
(b) Jupiter
(c) Saturn
(d) Uranus

Q26 : Which is the capital of Nigeria?
(a) Abidjan
(b) Accra
(c) Abuja

Q27 : The National Chemical Laboratory is situated in
(a) Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Pune

Q28 : Members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by:
(a) Members of the Lok Sabha
(b) Members of the State Legis lative Assemblies
(c) Members of the State Legislative Councils

Q29 : When both Houses of Parliament are not in session, ordinances can be promulgated by
(a) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(b) Chairman of the Rajya Sab ha
(c) Prime Minister of India
(d) President of India

Q30 : Right to Education from 6-14 years of age is:
(a) A Fundamental Right
(b) Directive Principle of State Policy
(c) An Ordinary Right
(d) A Fundamental Du ty

Q31 : As per the Preamble, the ultimate power lies with:
(a) The President of India
(b) The People of India
(c) The Prime Minister o f India
(d) Parliament

Q32 : Fundamental Rights are subject to reasonable restrictions. Who is authorized to impose these?
(a) The Supreme Court
(b) The Prime Minister
(c) Parliament
(d) State Gove rnments

Q33 : To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India is a
(a) Fundamental Duty
(b) Fundamental Right
(c) An option of citizen s
(d) Directive Principle of State Policy

Q34 : Who is the Chief Law Officer of India?
(b) Attorney General
(c) Solicitor General
(d) Law Minister

(b) Collector
(c) State Government
(d) President of the Co munidade

Q36 : How many times per year is the comunidade supposed to meet?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Five
(d) Six

Q37 : The Managing Committee of the comunidade consists of
(a) Three Members
(b) Five Members
(c) Four Members
(d) Six Members

Q38 : If there is irregularity in the comunidade election, which authority is entrusted to resolve the dispute?
(b) Collector
(d) Revenue Secretary

Q39 : The applications for lease of comunidade plots are to be addressed to
(a) Governor
(d) Revenue Secretary

Q40 : Applications for leases of comunidades are to be submitted in the Office of
(c) Collector
(d) Mamlatd ar

Q41 : The grant of plots of comunidades require the approval of
(c) Collector
(d) Governm ent

Q42 : Whether or not a person is a tenant is decided by
(a) Deputy Collector
(b) Awal Karkun
(c) Mamlatdar
(d) Talathi

Q43 : Surrender of Tenancy Rights requires the approval of
(a) Collector
(b) Deputy C ollector
(c) Mamlatdar
(d) Awal Karku n

Q44 : When the landlord intends to sell the land, the landlord has to give notice to
(a) Deputy Collector
(b) Mamlatdar
(c) Awal Karku n
(d) Tenant

Q45 : An appeal against an order of the Mamlatdar lies to
(a) Deputy Collector
(b) Collector
(d) Government

Q46 : Tenancy can be terminated by the landlord if
(a) the tenant sublets the land
(b) the tenant does not cultivat e it personally for one year
(c) the tenant has failed to pay the rent for one year
(d) the tenant keeps the land fallow for two years

Q47 : Which authority has the power to grant negative declaration?
(a) Mamlatdar
(b) Deputy Col lector
(c) Awal Karkun
(d) None of the above

Q48 : After a tenant dies,
(a) the landlord gets back the land
(b) the land is inherited by heirs of the tenant
(c) Mamlatdar can grant the land to any other person
(d) None of the above

Q49 : What is the remedy of a tenant who loses his case before the Administrative Tribunal?
(a) Approach the Government
(b) Approach the District Cour t
(c) Approach the High Court
(d) None of the above

Q50 : The Mamlatdar in suits filed before him has to follow the procedure prescribed by
(a) Civil Procedure Court
(b) Agricultural Tenancy R ules
(c) Mamlatdar's Court Act
(d) Can follow his own pro cedure by following principles of natural justice

Q51 : An informal petition to the Mamlatdar
(a) can be treated as a plaint
(b) has got to be dismissed
(c) has to be referred to the Deputy Collector
(d) None of the above

Q52 : A suit before the Mamlatdar should be filed ________ from date of cause of action
(a) Within one year
(b) Within three yea rs
(c) Within twelve years
(d) Within six months

Q53 : Occupant under the Land Revenue Code means a person who is
(a) Owner of the property
(b) Tenant
(c) A perso n in lawful possession
(d) A mundkar

Q54 Occupants under the Land Revenue Code are classified under:
(a) One class
(b) Two classe s
(c) Three classe s
(d) Four classes

Q55 : Encroachments on Government land can be removed by
(a) Collector
(b) Mamlatda r
(c) Awal Karku n
(d) Talathi

Q56 : A Register of Mutation is maintained by
(a) Talathi
(b) Mamla tdar
(c) Awal Karku n
(d) Deputy Colle ctor

Q57 : A person desiring to change the use of land from agricultural to non-agricultural has to apply to
(a) Revenue Secretary
(b) Collector
(c) Mamlatdar
(d) Awal Karkun

Passage: Comprehension

Erosion of America's Farm land by wind and water has been a problem since settlers first put the prairies and grasslands under the plough in the nineteenth century. By the 1930's, more than 282 million acres of farmland were damaged by erosion. After forty years of conservation efforts, soil erosion has accelerated due to new demands placed on the land by heavy crop production. In the years ahead, soil erosion and pollution problems it causes one likely to replace petroleum scarcity as the nations most critical natural resource problem.

Q58 : As we understand from the reading, today, soil erosion in America
(a) Causes humans to place new demands on the land
(b) Is worse than it was in the nineteenth century
(c) Happens so slowly that it is hardly noticed
(d) Is the most critical problem that the nation faces

Q59 : The author points out in the passage that erosion in America
(a) Has damaged 282 million acres ever since settlers first put the prairies and grasslands under plough
(b) Has been so severe that it has forced people to abandon their settlements
(c) Occurs only in areas with no vegetation
(d) Can become a more serious problem in the future

Q60 : It is pointed out in the reading that in America
(a) Petroleum is causing heavy soil erosion and pollution problems
(b) Water is undoubtedly the largest cause of erosion
(c) Soil erosion has been hastened due to the overuse of farming lands
(d) There are many ways to reduce erosion

Courtesy: GOA PSC