28 July 2019

Indian History and Culture - General Studies for APPSC, SSC exams #11

Indian History and Culture - General Studies for APPSC Groups, Panchayat Secretary, VRO and SSC exams

Indian History and Culture - General Studies for APPSC Groups, Panchayat Secretary, VRO and SSC exams
  1. In which dialect did the Kabir write his works? 
  2. Kabir expressed his poems orally in Vernacular Hindi borrowing from various dialects including? 
  3. Which language is spoken by the people of Lakshadweep? 
  4. Ratha yatra at Puri is celebrated in the honour of?
  5. The Gandhara art flourished during the period Of? 
  6. The Pushkar Mela is the annual five-day camel and livestock fair held in the town of? 
  7. Pushkar town in the Ajmer district lies on the Shore of which lake?
  8. Who introduced the system of Nauroz to add to the dignity of his Court? 
  9. Bihu denotes a set of three different cultural festivals of which state of India? 
  10. Whose conception of kingship was similar to the theory of divine rights of Kings
  11. What is the most spoken language in Minicoy Island? 
  12. In which year the Government of India declared that languages that made certain requirements could be accorded the status of a classical language in India
  13. What is one of the auspicious days of Parsi Calendar that stands for the new start and new beginning? 
  14. Jallikattu is typically practised in which Indian state as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day? 
  15. Who was the Indian painter from the princely state of Travancore who achieved recognition for his depiction of scenes from the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana?


  1. Awadhi 
  2. Awadhi, Braj and Bhojpuri 
  3. Malayalam 
  4. Lord Jagannath 
  5. Kushans
  6. Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan 
  7. Pushkar lake 
  8. Balban 
  9. Assam
  10. Balban
  11. Mahi
  12. 2004
  13. Papeti
  14. Tamilnadu
  15. Raja Ravi Varma

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27 July 2019

Andhra Pradesh Ward/Gram Sachivalayam Recruitment 2019 - Scheme and Syllabus of the Exam

Andhra Pradesh Ward/Gram Sachivalayam Recruitment 2019 - Panchayat Secretary, VRO and Other Posts

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Written examination (Objective Type) OMR Sheet Answering

Part- A : 
General Studies and mental ability ➝ 75 Q; 75 Marks; 75 Min;

Part– B :
History, Economy, Geography, Politics etc., ➝ 75 Q; 75 Marks; 75 Min;

TOTAL: 150

Note:- For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and each wrong answer will carry negative mark.




  1. General Mental ability and reasoning.
  2. Quantitative aptitude including data interpretation.
  3. Comprehension – Telugu & English.
  4. General English.
  5. Basic Computer Knowledge.
  6. Current affairs of regional, national and international importance.
  7. General Science and its applications to the day to day life, Contemporary development in science and Technology and Information Technology.
  8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection.


  1. History & Culture of India with a specific focus on AP.
  2. Indian polity and governance: constitutional issues, 73rd Amendment/74th Amendments, public policy, reforms ad centre-state relations with specific reference to Andhra Pradesh.
  3. Economy and Planning in India with emphasis on Andhra Pradesh.
  4. Society, Social justice, rights issues.
  5. Physical geography of Indian sub-continent and Andhra Pradesh.
  6. Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and its Administrative, Economic, Social, Cultural, Political and legal implications/problems.
  7. Key welfare & development schemes of Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  8. Women empowerment and economic development through self-help grounds/community-based organizations with a focus on weaker sections.

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2 May 2019

The Delhi sultanate - History of India for APPSC, UPSC, SSC and RRB exams

Indian history for APPSC, UPSC civil services, SSC CGL and CHSL and RRB NTPC exams

History of India for APPSC, UPSC, SSC and RRB exams

The following quiz contains 15 questions on the topic the Delhi Sultanate. Solve the questions within seven minutes. Good Luck!

01. Under whom did Delhi first became the capital of a Kingdom?

02. Tomara Rajputs were defeated in the middle of the 12th century by

03. What were the coins minted in Delhi were called during those days?

04. The transformation of Delhi into a capital that controlled vast areas of the subcontinent started with the foundation of Delhi Sultanate in the beginning of which century?

05. Who among the following belongs to Sayyid dynasty?

06. Who among the following is not a Turkish ruler?

07. What is the language of Administration under the Delhi Sultans?

08. Who wrote these words in the 13th century, a king cannot survive without soldiers. And soldiers cannot live without salaries......... This happens when the king promotes justice and honest governance."?

09. Who is the Sultan Iltutmish's daughter who became Sultan in 1236?

10. When was Raziyya removed from The Throne, as some people felt uncomfortable at having a queen as ruler?

11. Queen Rudrama Devi belonged to which dynasty question

12. Delhi's authority was also challenged by Mongol invasions from which country?

13. The consolidation of the Delhi sultanate occurred during the reign of

14. During whose reign the military expeditions into southern India started?

15. Quwwat ul Islam mosque was the congregational mosque of the first city built by

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3 March 2018

Geographical features of Andhra Pradesh - APPSC Bit Bank #9

Geographical features of Andhra Pradesh

  1. What are the northern boundaries of Andhra Pradesh?
  2. What is the rank of Andhra Pradesh in area?
  3. Seven mandals from which district were measured with Andhra Pradesh after the separation of Telangana?
  4. What is the length of the coastline of Andhra Pradesh?
  5. What is the rank of Andhra Pradesh regarding the population?
  6. What is the population density of Andhra Pradesh according to the 2011 census?
  7. Which district has the highest population density in Andhra Pradesh?
  8. What is the sex ratio of Andhra Pradesh according to 2011 Census?
  9. Which district of Andhra Pradesh has the least literacy rate according to 2011 Census?
  10. The district that ranks first in Urban population in India is?
  11. What is the least urbanised district of Andhra Pradesh?
  12. What is the general climatic conditions of Andhra Pradesh?
  13. Which monsoons play a major part in determining the Seasons of Andhra Pradesh?

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18 July 2017

Sri Krishnadevaraya - APPSC Groups exams Bitbank #8

Sri Krishnadevaraya - History of Andhra Pradesh for APPSC Group I, II, III, IV, Panchayat Secretary exams

  1. To which empire was Sri Krishnadevaraya, emperor, who ruled from 1509 to 1529?
  2. Krishnadevaraya was the third ruler of which dynasty?
  3. Who was the Mughal ruler contemporary of Krishnadevaraya?
  4. Who were the Portuguese travelers who visited Vijayanagara Empire during the Reign of Sri Krishnadevaraya?
  5. What was the beautiful suburb built by Krishnadevaraya near Vijayanagara called?
  6. Who were the Telugu poets who praised Krishnadevaraya as the Destroyer of Turks?
  7. Where are the famous Vithal Swami and Hazara temples located at?
  8. What is the birthplace of Krishnadevaraya?
  9. Who were the main enemies of Krishnadevaraya?
  10. Where was the Portuguese dominion of India set up in 1510?
  11. What were supplied by Portuguese merchants to the king?
  12. The reign of Sri Krishnadevaraya is also known as _____.
  13. What were the great eight poets in the court of Krishnadevaraya known as?
  14. What was the title given to Allasani Peddana by Krishnadevaraya?
  15. Who wrote Manu Charitramu?


  1. Vijayanagara empire
  2. Tuluva dynasty
  3. Babur
  4. Domingo Paes, Fernao Nuniz
  5. Nagalapura
  6. Mukku Timmana and Nandi Timmana
  7. Hampi
  8. Hampi
  9. Bahamani Sultans, Gajapatis of Odisha and Portuguese
  10. Goa
  11. Arabian horses and guns
  12. Golden age of Telugu literature
  13. Astadiggajas
  14. Andhra Kavita Pitamaha
  15. Allasani Peddana
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26 June 2017

Ikshavakus Part I - APPSC Groups Exams Bitbank #7

Ikshavakus - Andhra Pradesh History for APPSC Group I, II, III, IV, Panchayat Secretary Exams

  1. What is the capital of Ikshavakus?
  2. What is the religion followed by Ikshavakus?
  3. From which pillar was Ehuvala Chanthamula inscription discovered?
  4. Who was the last king of Ikshavakus?
  5. Which Ikshavaku King's period is known as the golden era for Buddhism?
  6. Who is the founder of Ikshavaku kingdom?
  7. During whose period, usage of Sanskrit started in inscriptions?
  8. What was the official emblem of Ikshavakus?
  9. Which dynasty first followed "Menarikam"?
  10. What was the script during the period of Ikshavakus?
  11. Who confirmed that the birth place of Ikshavakus as Krishna Bank?
  12. Who constructed Buddhist building during Veera Purushadatta's period?
  13. What were the Sri Chanthamula's coins named as?
  14. Which Ikshavaku king donated agricultural tools to farmers for cultivation?
  15. Which Buddhist centre is popular during Ikshavaku's period?


  1. Vijaypuri
  2. Shaivism
  3. Gummaddidurru Pillar
  4. Rudrapurusha Datta
  5. Veerapurusha Datta
  6. Vashista Putra Sri Chanthamula
  7. Ehuvala Chanthamula
  8. Lion
  9. Ikshavakus
  10. Brahmi
  11. Kaldwel
  12. Bodisri
  13. Saamina
  14. Chanthamula
  15. Nagarjuna Konda

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14 June 2017

Satavahanas - APPSC Groups Exam Bit Bank #6

History of Andhra Pradesh - Satavahanas

  1. The different capital cities at different times of Satavahanas are _____ and _____.
  2. Satavahanas raises as a poltical power after the fall of _____.
  3. Satavahanas were also called as _____ and _____.
  4. Who is the founder of Satavahana dynasty?
  5. According to Matsya Purana, how many rulers were there in this dynasty?
  6. The 6th ruler of the Satavahana dynasty who extended his kingdom to the West by conquering Malwa was _____.
  7. Who occupied Magadha by bringing down the last of Kanva rulers, Susarman?
  8. What us the literary work of Hala, the 17th Satavahana King?
  9. In a Nasik record, who was described as the restorer of the glory of the Satavahanas?
  10. Which religion flourished throughout the period of Satavahanas?
  11. Hala's Gathasaptasati is written in which language?
  12. The minister of Hala, Gunadya was the author of _____.
  13. Who was the 23rd ruler of the Satavahana dynasty?
  14. Who succeeded Gautamiputra Satakarni?
  15. Who was the last ruler of the Satavahanas?


  1. Pratisthana and Amaravati
  2. Mauryan Empire
  3. Salivahanas and Satakarnis
  4. Simukha
  5. 29
  6. Satakarni II
  7. Pulumavi I
  8. Gathasaptasati
  9. Gautamiputra Satakarni
  10. Buddhism
  11. Prakrit
  12. Brihatkadha
  13. Gautamiputra Satakarni
  14. Pulumavi II
  15. Yajnasri Satakarni

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13 February 2017

General Studies for APPSC Groups Exams #5

General Studies bit bank for APPSC Group 1, 2, 4, Panchayat Secretary Exams

  1. Which battle marked the beginning of the Mughal Empire in India?
  2. In which year did Raja Ram Mohan Roy founded Brahma Samaj as Brahma Sabha?
  3. What is the biological process that occurs by the absorption of energy?
  4. Under which act, the provincial governments were given more power under the system of dyarchy?
  5. The sultans of which dynasty were the main rivals of Vijayanagara rulers in the south?
  6. Who founded Mughal empire in India?
  7. Who is the father of Indian renaissance?
  8. In which part of India, we can see Dravidian style architecture?
  9. Where did Moplah rebellion took place in 1921?
  10. Who was given the title Devanam priya?
  11. During whose reign was the conquest of South India completed?
  12. After whom was Qutab Minar named?
  13. Where is the richest mineral region of the world?
  14. Where is the chief centre of Indo-Roman trade?
  15. What is the chief constituent of the Gobar gas?


  1. Battle of Kanwah
  2. 1829
  3. Exothermic process
  4. Indian Councils act 1892
  5. Bahamani Sultans
  6. Babur
  7. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  8. North India
  9. Kerala
  10. Emperor Ashoka
  11. Ala-ud-din-Khilji
  12. Qutab-ud-din-Aibak
  13. Atlantic coast of USA
  14. Kabul
  15. Chlorine
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General Studies for APPSC Groups Exams #4

General Studies for APPSC Group 1, 2, 3, 4 Exams

  1. What is considered as the dynamic part of the ecosystem?
  2. When did the crown constituted the Supreme Court of Bengal?
  3. Who is the first person to divide the circle into 360 degrees?
  4. Which fish is popularly used in malaria eradication programme?
  5. When did Gandhi became Politically active?
  6. Who started Home Rule movement?
  7. Which process involves a phenomenon of circumvallation?
  8. When was Sri Bagh Pact concluded?
  9. What are the educational centres of Buddhist called?
  10. What are the observable traits of an organism called?
  11. When did Rampa rebellion happened?
  12. Who is the tenth Guru of Sikhs?
  13. Through which process plants loose water?
  14. Between which regions was Sri Bagh agreement made?
  15. Which country is known as the country of thousand lands?


  1. Foodchain
  2. 1774
  3. Hipparchus
  4. Onchorynchus nerka
  5. 1919
  6. Annie Beseant
  7. Ingestion
  8. 16 November 1937
  9. Ghatikas
  10. Genotype
  11. 1922-1924
  12. Guru Govind Singh
  13. Transpiration
  14. Andhra and Rayalaseema
  15. Finland

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14 January 2017

Geography of Andhra Pradesh - Physical Features

Physiography of Andhra Pradesh

Telangana was separated from Andhra Pradesh to form a separate state. After the separation, Andhra Pradesh has 13 districts. The capital of Andhra Pradesh is Amaravati.

Andhra Pradesh has three types of physical features.

They are →

  1. Coastal Plains
  2. Eastern Ghats and 
  3. Western Plateau

Even before the division of the state, Andhra Pradesh has the same three physical division. But, after the division, most of the western plateau region is lost with Telangana.

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