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APPSC Hostel Welfare Officer Question Paper & Key – Held on 11th June 2017

The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) conducted the Screening Test for filling up of 129 posts of Hostel Welfare Officers – Gr-II in Andhra Pradesh B.C Welfare Subordinate Services. The Examination Question Paper & Key given below. Its for only manual and the commission released key is final.

PAPER CODE (B)
SECTION – I
1. Which Indian woman scaled Mount Everest five times  ?
(1) Bachendri Pal
(2) Anshu Jarnsenpa
(3) Malavath Purna.
(4) Arunima Sinha
2. Who is the Prime Minister of France ?
(1) Emmanuel Macron
(2) Edouard Philippe
(3) Marine Le Pen
(4) Bernard Cazeneuve
3. What is the theme of the National Technology Day celebrated on 11th May, 2017 ?
(1) Per drop more crop
(2) Make in India
(3) Technology for life support systems
(4) Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth
4. Which of the following is the South Asia satellite launched by India for the benefit of SAARC countries except Pakistan ?
(1) GSAT-7
(2) GSAT-8
(3) GSAT-9
(4) GSAT-9A
5. As per Swachch Sarvekshan, 2017 conducted by Ministry of Urban Development, which is the cleanest city in India ?
(1) Surat
(2) Visakhapatnam
(3) Mysuru
(4) Indore
6. As per the new definition adopted by India, a person is treated as blind if the person is unable to count fingers from a distance of ?
(1) 3 metres
(2) 6 metres
(3) 2 metres
(4) 4 metres
7. Who is the winner of Australian Grand Prix, 2017 ?
(1) Lewis Hamilton
(2) Valterri Bottas
(3) Sebastian Vettel
(4) Daniel Ricardo
8. Who is the latest winner of Deodhar Trophy ?
(1) Gujarat
(2) Mumbai
(3) Karnataka
(4) Tamil Nadu
9. Where does most of the Indian urban household waste go?
(1) Compost
(2) Landfill
(3) Recycling
(4) Incineration
10. As per Census 2011, approximately how much percentage of rural households in the country get tap water?
(1) 31%
(2) 26%
(3) 20%
(4) 12%

11. In many aquatic bio-systems Biomass pyramid is ?
(1) Non-existent
(2) Uprights
(3) Inverted
(4) Ever changing in shape
12. Economic Sustainability ?
(1) Helps to make products cheaper
(2) Creates wealth to improve living standards
(3) Recycles materials to save on costs
(4) Creates peace with border nations
13. Biodiversity is higher in the regions near the ?
(1) Equator
(2) Poles
(3) Tropic of Cancer
(4) Tropic of Capricorn
14. Bhitarkanika in Odisha is a ?
(1) Teak forests
(2) Hill resort
(3) Mangrove forest
(4) Temple town
15. As per Government Rules, collection of e-waste is the exclusive responsibility of ?
(1) The distributor
(2) The consumer
(3) The retailer
(4) The producer
16. Which of the following countries withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol and renounced its commitments ?
(1) UK
(2) Canada
(3) Germany
(4) France
17. The natural Nitrogen cycle is disturbed mainly by ?
(1) Indiscriminate usage of Urea in agriculture
(2) Indiscriminate usage of Phosphate in agriculture
(3) Borewell irrigation
(4) Mechanized cultivation
18. hat is major cause of deforestation in the world ?
(1) Demand from paper industry
(2) Expansion of agriculture
(3) Firewood requirement
(4) Forest fires
19. Which trees are cut by smugglers in Seshachalam Hills for illegal export ?
(1) Teak
(2) Rosewood
(3) Red sandalwood
(4) Ficus
20. Out of the birds given below, which bird is the most affected by cell tower radiation in India?
(1) Parrot
(2) Pigeon
(3) Crow
(4) Sparrow
21. Approximately how much length of Indian coastline is prone to Cyclones and Tsunamis  ?(Select nearest figure)
(1) 3700 km
(2) 4700 km
(3) 5700 km
(4) 6700 km
22. The ground shaking during an earthquake would be higher in ?
(1) Hard Soil
(2) Soft Soil
(3) Rocky Soil
(4) Shaking does not vary with soil type
23. What is the best shape of a house in cyclone resistant architecture ?
(1) Square
(2) Rectangle
(3) L Shape
(4) U Shape
24. In which of the following places landslides are a frequent hazard ?
(1) Tamil Nadu
(2) Madhya Pradesh
(3) Odisha
(4) Uttarakhand
25. Out of the ones given below, which is not an essential element for a rescue operation immediately after a disaster like Tsunami or Earthquake?
(1) Manpower
(2) Money
(3) Equipment
(4) Method
26. Which section of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 states that the Centre shall assist the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to raise additional police forces ?
(1) Section 6
(2) Section 7
(3) Section 8
(4) Section 9
27. After reorganization, the High Court at Hyderabad is known as ?
(1) High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad
(2) High Court of Telangana
(3) High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
(4) Andhra Pradesh & Telangana High Court
28. which section of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 extends existing access to higher education to students of both States for 10 years?
(1) Section 94
(2) Section 95
(3) Section 98
(4) Section 100
29. After reorganization, what is the approach being followed by the State of Andhra Pradesh to achieve high growth rate ?
(1) Mission Mode Approach
(2) Business as Usual Approach
(8) Long March Approach
(4) Slow and Steady Approach
30. Who is the knowledge partner for providing technical assistance to the State of Andhra Pradesh to achieve high growth in Primary Sector
(1) ICAR
(2) ICRISAT
(3) CRIDA
(4) MPEDA

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