If you are looking for question paper of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission Preliminary Exam which was held on 12-February-2017, then this post is going to help you a lot! On this day the paper was held in following manner:

  • 10:00 AM To 12:00 NOON – General Studies paper with 100 questions (maximum marks of 200).
  • 02:15 PM To 04:15 PM – General Aptitude Test with 100 questions (maximum marks of 200).

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Recommended Books and Study Material:

Apart from NCERT Books (which are available in PDF format and are completely free to download) you may find following books helpful in your exam preparations for the next PSC examination:

General Studies

Madhya Pradesh State Specific GK Books

General Aptitude Test

Best Books for UPSC and State PSC

Questions that appeared in 12-February-2017 Paper:

Following are the questions that appeared in General Studies paper:

Note: Use Google/Wikipedia OR your Coaching Material OR some general studies book to find answer to following questions. Official answer key will be uploaded here as soon as it’s available from the commission – Update: Link to Answer key is now available at the bottom of this post.

  1. Ghazi Malik was the founder of which dynasty?
  2. Who is called the Father of Indian Archaeology?
  3. Who adorned Ram Mohan Roy with the title of RAJA?
  4. The Act of 1909 was associated with?
  5. Whom had Muhammad Ghori defeated in 1194 in the battle of Chandawar?
  6. Which dynasty of Delhi Sultanate ruled for the shortest period?
  7. An important event of Lord Dufferin’s tenure as Viceroy was?
  8. Who among the following was the youngest person to become the President of the Indian National Congress?
  9. From which year was regular and scientific census started in India?
  10. Who among the following had not participated in the second round table conference?
  11. Which of the following countries does not form border with the Caspian sea?
  12. What is Kayal?
  13. Which of the pairs is not correctly matched among Canyon – River, Zeugen – Win, Inselberg – Glacier and Moraine – Glacier?
  14. Stromboli is a/an?
  15. In which year was the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Act enforced?
  16. Acording to 2011 Census, the density of population in India was?
  17. Which of the pairs is not correctly matched among Lipulekh – Uttarakhand, Nathu La – Arunachal Pradesh, Rohtang – Himachal Pradesh and Palghat – Kerala?
  18. Peneplain is related to?
  19. Which of the following regions is the original habitat of the Toda Tribe?
  20. Where is Ras Tanura Oil Refinery located?
  21. What is botanical name of opium?
  22. Smallpox was declared eradicated from the world in which year?
  23. A bacteriophage is a?
  24. To study meiosis in plants, the best part would be?
  25. Sound waves travel fastest in what medium?
  26. In human eyes, the image of an object is formed on?
  27. The kidneys in human beings are a part of system for?
  28. Which disease is caused by Protozoa?
  29. Transfer of heat by convection can take place in?
  30. Which pair is not matched correctly among Vitamin A – Maculan, Vitamin B – Maculan, Vitamin C – James Lind and Vitamin D – Paul Muller?
  31. The power of lens in measured in what unit?
  32. Which of the following is also used as a lubricant?
  33. Which among the following is laughing gas?
  34. Lightning can even burn a tree because it contains tremendous amount of which type of energy?
  35. Eight Year old Tajamul Islam of Jammu and Kashmir is related to which game?
  36. Who is hockey player of Madhya Pradesh?
  37. The tradition of which game started with the setting up of the Parsee Club?
  38. Where is Roop Singh Stadium located?
  39. With which game is Amitabh Vijayvargiya associated?
  40. What was the name of the cricket world cup played in 1987?
  41. In which year was Sachin Tendulkar given the Arjuna Award?
  42. In which year were the Commonwealth Games started?
  43. Which of the following countries has never been a winner in the T-20 Cricket World Cup (Men)?
  44. In which year Olympics was not held in London?
  45. The service of the internet that provides audio and video conversation is called?
  46. Which of the following is not a web browser?
  47. In the context of computer security crackers are also known as?
  48. DuckDuckGo is a?
  49. Ethernet is an example of?
  50. A modem converts which type of signal into what?
  51. Which of the following acts introduced the “Principal of Constitutional Autocracy”?
  52. Who is the inventor of World Wide Web (WWW)?
  53. A batsman hits a cricket ball which then rolls on a level ground. After covering a short distance, the ball comes to rest. The ball slows to a stop because?
  54. Which of the following rulers got the Jantar Mahal of Mandu constructed?
  55. Ain-ul-Mulk Multani did not serve under which of the following rulers?
  56. Which of the following pair of President is not correctly matched?
  57. Which of the following mountain ranges over only one state in India?
  58. The tenure of the chairman of the National Human Rights commission is?
  59. Who among the following was the first leader to organize labour movement in India?
  60. Joe Root is associated with which game?
  61. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Jacob Zuma in July 2016. Who is he?
  62. In which year was the Mohun Bagan Club of football founded?
  63. In which country a woman became the President for the first time in May 2016?
  64. Who won the Men’s Singles Title of French Open 2016?
  65. Manohar Aich was called Pocket Hercules. Who was he?
  66. What are Ranjit Sub-1 and Bahadur Sub-1?
  67. In May 2016, Rodrigo Duterte was elected President of which country?
  68. Who administered the oath of the Chief Minister of Bengal to Mamta Banerjee on 27 May 2016?
  69. First Indian State to start State Data Center (SDC) is?
  70. In which of the following states BJP formed Government for the first time in 2016?
  71. Bhawani Prasad Mishra’s birth place was?
  72. Sunil Lamba is?
  73. Who is elected as the chairman of world’s biggest commercial organization “The International Chamber of Commerce” in June 2016?
  74. In which year State Bank of India was established?
  75. In which post was the former Police Commissioner of Delhi B.S. Bassi appointed in May 2016?
  76. President Pranab Mukherjee visted which country in May 2016?
  77. Ivan Dodig, Tennis Player, is from which country?
  78. What is the name of that book of Suhel Seth which was released in London in June 2016?
  79. What was the name of the sculpture stolen from the Khajuraho Temple which was handed over by the Prime Minister of Canada to the Indian PM Narendra Modi?
  80. Which of the following book is not written by Kalidasa?
  81. Where is the oldest music college of Madhya Pradesh i.e. Madhav Sangeet College located?
  82. A closed economy is an economy in which?
  83. The period of the 12th five year plan is?
  84. India Vision 2020 is prepared by?
  85. Which of the following summit/conference is not correctly matched?
  86. Which of the following statement is correct regarding IMF?
  87. Who was declared Man of the Series in the India Zimbabwe One Day Cricket Series in 2016?
  88. The final match of IPL-9 2016 was played in the stadium of which state?
  89. Who authored Rashmirekha?
  90. Chandrashekhar Azad was born in which district of Madhya Pradesh?
  91. Who among the following was not a king of Parmar dynasty?
  92. Dhangdev was the ruler of which dynasty?
  93. At which of the following places was Habib Tanvir born?
  94. Under the SC and ST Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989, in which section there is a provision for the arrangement of Special Court?
  95. In how many days will the investigating officer submit his report for the offences committed under the SC and ST Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989?
  96. Which of the following Brahmana texts belongs to the Rigveda?
  97. The GST was proposed by a task force whose president was?
  98. Where are the Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution?
  99. The states and central government derive power from?
  100. Which of the following can be considered as a pressure group?

Download Links for 12-February-2016 Papers:

General Studies Paper for English Medium Students

General Studies Paper for Hindi Medium Students

General Aptitude Test Paper (For Both English and Hindi Medium)

Download Official ANSWER KEY for Set A, B, C and D – May contain some errors.

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