Bihar PSC (BPSC) Exam Previous Years Question Papers

Bihar PSC (BPSC) Exam Previous Years Question Papers

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is considered one of the most reputed State Level Civil Services Exam conducted to recruit multiple posts such as –

  • Sub Divisional Officer
  • Rural Development Officer
  • District Sanapark Officer, etc.

Note- The Board will release the exam date sheet for BPSC 2021. Official notification will be released in the last week of June 2021.

The Bihar Public Service Commission sets the BPSC Syllabus. The Bihar Public Service Commission sets BPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus. The commission is also constitutionally incorporated to assist the Bihar State Government in recruitment, transfer, and disciplinary matters, of public service.

Bihar PSC Exam – Stages

The BPSC Examination (Combined Competitive Exam) is held in three primary stages:

  • First- Prelims – 1 objective type paper for 150 marks
  • Second- Mains – 4 descriptive papers (1 qualifying + 3 merit ranking)
  • Third- Interview – 120 marks

Key Notes

  • Marks of the paper should be considered for qualifying the ideal candidates for the mains examination.
  • Prelims also have negative marking for all the incorrect answers or irrelevant responses.
  • There will be no negative marking for the unattended questions/responses.
  • There is a negative marking system of 1/3 of the marks allocated to the questions.
  • BPSC Prelims is a screening exam/paper in nature.
  • All candidates need to score the minimum marks as decided by the commission to qualify or get shortlisted for the mains examination.
  • All the questions are set in – English and Hindi, except for those questions meant to test the candidate’s English knowledge.

Bihar PSC Exam – Previous Years Question Paper

1. Which of the following has a pH value of 7?

(A) Pure water

(B) Neutral solution

(C) Basic solution

(D) Acidic solution

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

2. Which of the following elements does not contain neutrons?

(A) Oxygen

(B) Nitrogen

(C) Hydrogen

(D) Copper

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

3. Angstrom is a unit of

(A) wavelength

(B) energy

(C) frequency

(D) velocity

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

4. Frequency is measured in

(A) hertz

(B) meter/ second

(C) radian

(D) watt

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

5. Who discovered DNA?

(A) James Watson and Francis Crick

(B) Gregor Mendel

(C) Johannsen

(D) Hargovind Khorana

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

6. What is triglyceride?

(A) Protein

(B) Carbohydrate

(C) Fat

(D) Mineral

(E) None of the above More than one of the above

7. An electroencephalogram (EEG) is used in monitoring

(A) heart

(B) liver

(C) pancreas

(D) brain

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

8. Body temperature is regulated by

(A) thalamus

(B) hypothalamus

(C) cerebellum

(D) medulla

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

9. Choose the correct statement.

(A) The wavelength of red light is less than violet light.

(B) The wavelength of red light is more than violet light.

(C) The wavelength of violet light is more than green light.

(D) The wavelength of violet light is more than yellow light.

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

10. The value of 40 degrees Celsius in Fahrenheit scale is

(A) 104 °F

(B) 100 °F

(C) 102 °F

(D) 75 °F

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

11. The unit of electric power is

(A) ampere

(B) volt

(C) coulomb

(D) watt

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

12. In electrical motor

(A) heat is converted into electrical energy

(B) electrical energy is converted into heat

(C)electrical energy is converted into mechanical energy

(D) mechanical energy is converted into electrical energy

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

13. Human body contains

(A) about 70% of water

(B) 20%-30% of water

(C) 10%-20% of water

(D) 30%-40% of water

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

14. The device to measure electric current is

(A) voltmeter

(B) ammeter

(C) voltameter

(D) potentiometer

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

15. The main component of greenhouse gases is

(A) carbon dioxide

(B) methane nitrous oxide

(D) ozone

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

16. Einstein got the Nobel Prize for

(A) relativity

(B) Bose-Einstein condensation

(C) mass-energy equivalence

(D) photoelectric effect

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

17. The powerhouse of the cell is

(A) cell wall

(B) mitochondrion

(C) ribosome

(D) nucleus

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

18. AIDS is caused by

(A) water

(B) bacteria

(C) virus

(D) fungus

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

19. Which instrument is used to measure humidity?

(A) Hydrometer

(B) Hygrometer

(C) Pyrometer

(D) Lactometer

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

20. What is the unit of pressure?

(A) Newton/sq. meter

(B) Newton-meter

(C) Newton

(D) Newton/meter

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

21. Defence Minister of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made a three-day visit to which nation in the first week of October 2018?

(A) Russia

(B) Kazakhstan

(C) Ukraine

(D) China

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

22. The Parliament of which of the following nations dismissed the honorary citizenship of Aung San Suu Kyi in October 2018?

(A) USA

(B) United Kingdom

(C) Norway

(D) Canada

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

23. Which of the following is not associated with NAFTA?

(A) Great Britain

(B) Canada

(C) Mexico

(D) USA

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

24. With which nation, India had signed an agreement Mobilize four City’ in September 2018?

(A) Sweden

(B) Germany

(C) Japan

(D) France

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

25. Where did Foreign Minister Smt? Sushma Swaraj inaugurated ‘Panini Language Laboratory’ in August 2018?

(A) Sri Lanka

(B) South Africa

(C) Mauritius

(D) Indonesia

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

26. Which nation enacted the ‘Human Organ Transplantation Law’ for migrants from Indian origin in August 2018?

(A) United Kingdom

(B) Canada

(C) USA

(D) Singapore

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

27. Emmerson Mnangagwa was elected as the President of which country in the presidential election held in November 2017?

(A) Uganda

(B) Kenya

(C) Zimbabwe

(D) Ghana

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

28. On 20th July 2018, which nation ended an emergency after two years?

(A) Iraq

(B) Syria

(C) Turkey

(D) Yemen

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

29. Which of the following nations declared an emergency due to the polio outbreak in June 2018?

(A) Papua New Guinea

(B) Fiji

(C) Philippines

(D) Mali

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

30. For how many times, India won the Cricket Asia Cup on 29th September 2018, defeating Bangladesh?

(A) Six times

(B) Seven times

(C) Eight times

(D) Nine times

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

31. Which of the following is the correct order of medals won by India in the 18th Asian Games, 2018 (Jakarta)?

    Gold     Silver     Bronze     Total

(A) 15         21         33         69

(B) 15         32         22         69

(C) 15         30         24         69

(D) 15         24         30         69

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

32. Which is the first Indian airline company that used biofuel as ATF in August 2018?

(A) Jet Airways

(B) Vistara

(C) Air India

(D) SpiceJet

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

33. In June 2018, how much the World Bank has approved for ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana,’ India’s ambitious scheme?

(A) Rs.5,000 crore

(B) Rs.6,000 crore

(C) Rs.7,000 crore

(D) Rs.8,000 crore

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

34. According to the IIT report, Kharagpur study group, continuous low rainfall for how many years was the cause of the Indus Valley Civilization fall? 

(A) 600 years

(B) 700 years

(C) 800 years

(D) 900 years

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

35. According to Indian Forest Status Report released in February 2018, how much area in India is covered by forests?

(A) 23.00%

(B) 23-40%

(C) 24.00%

(D) 24-40%

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

36. In January 2018, which Indian State allowed people to establish a humanitarian relationship with trees, i.e., brother-sister?

(A) Assam

(B) Sikkim

(C) Nagaland

(D) Manipur

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

37. Which district achieved the first position as per ‘Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 2018?

(A) Gaya-Bihar

(B) Tuticorin—Tamil Nadu

(C) Satara-Maharashtra

(D) Meerut-UP

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

38. Which scheme was recognized as the world’s most massive insurance scheme launched in India in September 2018?

(A) Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana

(B) Pradhan Mantri Jan Swasthya Yojana

(C) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 

(D) Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

39. In which of the following institutes was the first Indian Railway University established in September 2018?

(A) Indian National Rail Academy-Vadodara

(B) Indian Railway School Pune

(C) Indian National Rail Research Institute-Mysore

(D) Indian Rail Coach Institute -Kapurthala

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

40. JIMEX 2018 relates to

(A) Japan-India Joint Military Exhibition

(B) Japan-India Maritime Exercise

(C) Japan-India Joint Motor vehicle Exhibition

(D) Japan-India Joint Missile Programme

(E) None of the above/More than one of the above

Summary

Ths article gives the aspirants an idea about the contents of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) previous years’ question papers.

Areas covered in this article

  • BPSC previous year papers

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This post was last updated on September 28th, 2021 at 02:43 pm

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