APPSC 7 May 2017 General Studies Question Paper with Answers

APPSC 7 May 2017 General Studies Questions Answers - APPSC conducted Group 1 Services Screening Test on 7 May 2017 FN from 10.30 AM to 01.00 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in APPSC General studies & Mental ability Paper.

APPSC 7 May 2017 General Studies Paper

General Studies & Mental Ability

Events of National and International importance, Current affairs, Basics of General Science, Current developments in science& technology, Geography -World, National and Andhra Pradesh; History of India Ancient, Medieval, Modern; Indian Polity and Governance , Economic development in India, India’s  Economic  reforms etc.

  1. Which organization is entrusted with the initiative of converting 100% Government citizen transactions to the digital platform?

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

  1. As per the statistics of National crime Records bureau (ADSI 2015), the Biggest Reason for suicide of Farmers in India is

Bankruptcy or Indebtedness

  1. UDAY Scheme is about

Usage of Energy efficiency LED Bulbs

  1. The coach with Glass roof and other facilities in the Visakhapatnam – Araku train is known as

Vistadome Coach

  1. Muga silk is a product of the silk worm endemic to which state of India?


  1. What is the all India participation rate of women in MNREGA Scheme in 2016-17?


  1. The Interstate council was established on the recommendations of

Sarkaria Commission

  1. Cooperative federalism in cenre- state relation is recommended for the first timeby

M.M. Punchhi commission

  1. What was the immediate cause for loss of foreign reserves triggering the financial crisis in 1991?

Sharp rise in value of imports of Oil& Petroleum products

  1. Which move helped to tide over the balance of payment crisis in 1991?

Emergency loan from IMF by pledging Gold Reserves.

APPSC 7 May 2017 General Studies Questions and answers

  1. What could be the main reason for Jobless growth in the reform period after 1991?

Reforms are mainly confined to the formal Sector

  1. Under the New central GST bill, 2017 the mechanism to monitor and ensure that any reduction in tax rate should result in a commensurate reduction in the price of Goods or services is known as

Anti-Profiteering Measure

  1. Under the Scheme of GST bill, 2017, subject to a ceiling fixed under GST Act, the changes in GST rates can normally be effected by

Government through Notification

  1. Who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2017 for Explanatory Journalism?

International Constorium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)

  1. Who is the winner of recently held (2017) Super series Singapore Open Badminton title in the Men’s Singles Category?

B.Sai praneeth

  1. Which is the most effective Financial Inclusion Programme?

Jan Dhan Yojana

  1. What is the cause of Earthquakes in the region from the Himalayas to the Arakan yoma?

Collision of Eurasian plate and Indian Plate

  1. Which is a traditional method of conservation of Tree cover across communities in India?

Sacred Groves

  1. Who was appointed as Messenger of Peace by the UNO in April, 2017?

Malala Yousafzai

  1. What is the Objective of Appiko Movement?

To protect Forests

  1. For which area was H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn awarded the Padma bhushan?

Literature& Education

  1. Ganjam VenkataSubbaiah, who was awarded the Padma Shri is known for his work as a


  1. What is the capacity o solar power sought to be installed in India by 2022 under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar mission?

100 Gigawatt

  1. Which number does one have to call in Andhra Pradesh to utilize the services of Talli Bidda Express?


  1. Objective of the ‘Badikosta’ Scheme started by Govt of AP?

To minimize dropout rate of Girl students from High school

APPSC 7 May 2017 General Studies paper with Key

  1. As per Expectations of ISRO, whivh Rocket would be a ‘Game changer’ in the operation of ISRO?


  1. National science day is celebrated in India on 28th February to mark the

Discovery of Raman Effect by C.V. Raman

  1. Who discovered the TB Bacillus?

Robert Koch

  1. A diode is used for

Converting AC to DC

  1. Which one is used as a trigger in a Nuclear Bomb?


  1. Which enzyme found in Tears destroys Bacteria?


  1. In Eye donation, which part of the eye of the Donar is utilized?


  1. Which item is recently registered as a Geographical Indication from AP?

Udayagiri wooden cutlery

  1. Who is the other Indian apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to find a place in the TIME 2017 list of 100 most influential people in the world?

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

  1. As per 2017, what is the Rank of India in the Global Happiness Rankings?


  1. what is the name of the Freight train that made its first journey from China to London in January 2017?

The East Wind

  1. Which was included in 2016 by UNESCO in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?


  1. The book “The Inner Fire” written by Justice Rohinton F. Nariman is on


  1. Which film personality was awarded the Centenary Award for Indian Film personality of the Year at the 47th IFFI in 2016?

S.P. Balasubramaniam

  1. Which Doctor got the Dhanvantari Award in March, 2017?

Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy

APPSC 7 May 2017 General Studies Answers Key
  1. Which Harvard Dropout got an Honorary Degree from Harvard University in March, 2017?

Mark Zuckerberg

  1. Which Indian shooter won a Gold medal at the ISSF World cup Rifle/ pistol/ Shotgun held in New Delhi?

Jitu Rai

  1. In which part of Andhra Pradesh are a major portion of Uranium Reserves located?

Kadapa Basin

  1. The mission of the Government of India for Electronic delivery of all Government services is known as

e- Kranti

  1. If ‘sedative’ is to ‘Pain’, ‘Solace’ is to?


  1. Find the Next Number in the sequence 1, 2 , 6 , 12, 36, 72, ?


  1. Which politician completed 50 years as Legislator in March, 2017?


  1. Who was responsible for the gaffe in announcing the Name of the Best film at the 2017 Oscar awards ceremony?

The Accountancy Firm

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