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

Exams Application Last Date: 10 August 2019
Exam Date: 1 September 2019
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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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