APPSC Question Paper 2017 & Key – General studies


APPSC Question Paper 2017 & Key – Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Secretary Screening Test held on 23 April 2017.

APPSC Question Paper 2017 & Key

Here are some questions asked in the APPSC screening Test. The questions of APPSC Question Paper are from the following topics: Current affairs, Basics of General Science, History of Modern India, Economic development in India, over view of Indian Constitution, Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, Evolution of Panchayat Raj system in India, Andhra Pradesh, Key Schemes of Panchayat Raj Department of A.P, Rural Economy, Rural Credit Scenario of Andhra Pradesh, Women Empowerment and Economic development through Self  Help  Groups.

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APPSC Question Paper with Key

  1. Chandranna Bima scheme is an insurance scheme to cover death and disability in case of
  1. Unorganized workers
  2. Small formers
  3. State government employees
  4. APSRTC Passengers

The main object of the scheme is to provide relief to the families of unorganized workers in case of death or disability of the unorganised worker leaving the families in great distress

  1. As per Andhra Pradesh Budget 2017-18, what proportion of the Government Expenditure is estimated to be spent on debt servicing i.e., debt repayment and interest payments during FY 2017-18
  1. 10.5%
  2. 12.5%
  3. 14.5%
  4. 16.5%

14.5% of the total expenditure (Rs 22,792 crore) in 2017-18 is estimated to be spent on repaying loans and paying interest.  Expenditure on debt repayment

  1. What is the name of the online forum for redressal of public grievances of the government of Andhra Pradesh
  1. Meekosam
  2. Meeseva
  3. Marpu Nestam
  4. Marpu Kosam
  1. As per Andhra Pradesh Budget 2017-18, what proportion of Andhra Pradesh in India in the production of Fruits?
  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fourth
  1. what is the expected date of implementation of GST as informed by the Finance minister of India?
  1. 1st April 2017
  2. 1st May 2017
  3. 1st June 2017
  4. 1st July 2017
  1. After the enactment of Andhra Pradesh Reoganization Act, what amount of central assistance is provided by the central government to the state of AP till mid March, 2017
  1. 25,461 crore
  2. 10,461 crore
  3. 5,461 crore
  4. 15,461 crore
  1. which of the following is not a function of NITI Ayog
  1. Providing directional and policy inputs to the centre
  2. Fostering Cooperative federalism
  3. Finalization of financial resource allocation to the states
  4. Acting as a knowledge hub
  1. ‘Panta sanjeevani’ programme of the Government of Andhra Pradesh is on the
  1. Construction of farm ponds
  2. Distribution of rain guns
  3. Promotion of bio-fertilizers
  4. Promotion of organic farming
  1. The 61st amendment to the constitution reduced the voting age from 21 to 18 years incase of elections to
  1. Local bodies
  2. Lok sabha
  3. Legislative assemblies of states
  4. Lok sabha and Legislative assemblies of states
  1. What is a court of Record?
  1. A court where judicial recards are kept for security reasons
  2. A lower court
  3. A court whose decision becomes a precedent
  4. A court to deal with litigation on records
  1. Our constitution grants National Language status to
  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. 22 languages
  4. None of the languages
  1. Under Article 352 of the constitution, the president can declare national emergency
  1. Suo motu
  2. On advice of the Chief Justice of Supreme court
  3. On written advice from the cabinet
  4. On advice of Home minister of India
  1. If the posts of President and vice-president fall vacant at the same time, who will act as the President of India
  1. The prime minister
  2. Speaker of the Lok sabha
  3. The chief election commissioner
  4. The chief justice of India
  1. In which of the houses, can a money bill be introduced?
  1. Only in Lok sabha
  2. Only in Rajya sabha
  3. In either of the Houses
  4. Only in a joint sitting of the Houses
  1. Generally, on what day would a private member’s bill be discussed in the Lok sabha
  1. Monday
  2. Wednesday
  3. Friday
  4. Saturday
  1. The High court for the state of Andhra Pradesh has to be constituted under which article of the constitution
  1. Article 211
  2. Article 212
  3. Article 213
  4. Article 214
  1. APSFC is listed in which schedule of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014
  1. 7th schedule
  2. 8th schedule
  3. 9th schedule
  4. 10th schedule
  1. Who are the members of the 3 member committee recentle constituted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh on the issue of division of assets between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana? Y. Rama krishnidu, K. Atchannaidu, K. Srinivasulu
  2. which is the ‘Appointed Day’ mentioned in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014
  1. 2nd June 2014
  2. 4th March 2014
  3. 2nd July 2014
  4. 1st March 2014
  1. Which of the following committee was appointed by the central Government to study the community development programmes?
  1. Santhanam committee
  2. Ashok Mehta committee
  3. Balwant Rai Mehta committee
  4. G.V.K. Rao committee
  1. Panchayati Raj Institutions were established for the first time in India on
  1. 26Th January 1959
  2. 15th August 1959
  3. 2nd October 1959
  4. 14th April 1959
  1. The Ashok Mehta committee recommended
  1. Three- tier system
  2. Two-tier System
  3. Institution of District collector
  4. Institution of DRDA
  1. Out of the persons mentioned below, who pioneered the community development programmes in Independent India?
  1. K.L. Rao
  2. K.M.Munshi
  3. S.K.Dey
  4. Vinoba Bhave
  1. What is Mahatma Gandhi’s view on Village panchayats? Panchayats should be village republics
  2. How many subjects are mentioned in the Eleventh Schedule of Constitution?
  1. 27
  2. 28
  3. 29
  4. 25
  1. what is the name of the annual award given by the central government to the states to incentivize the implementation of e-panchayat initiatives?
  1. e-gram
  2. e-puraskar
  3. e-palan
  4. e-shiromani
  1. In which scheme are ‘Barefoot technicians’ engaged?
  1. Health for all
  3. PMAY
  4. NURM
  1. Where is the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj located?
  1. Jaipur
  2. Kochi
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Kanpur
  1. select the major programme that aims to provide road connectivity in the villages
  1. NRHM
  2. NRLM
  3. PMGSY
  4. PMAY
  1. PRIA software is meant to? Capture receipt and expenditure including voucher entries and generates cash book, reports and register
  2. House Tax in a village in Andhra Pradesh is collected by the
  1. Gram panchayat
  2. Mandal parishad
  3. Zila parishad
  4. Gram sabha
  1. what is ‘Anna sanjivani’? Medical shops for generic medicines managed through self-help groups
  2. Who is present chief minister of Manipur? Nongthombam Biren Singh
  3. who is the winner of the world women’s chess championship, 2017? Tan Zhongyi
  4. The recent Oscar winning movie ’La La Land’ depicts the story of a musician and an aspiring actress who met and fell in love in the following city:
  1. New York
  2. Boston
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Los Angeles
  1. In which city was the retail store of ‘Araku Coffee’ opened recently?
  1. London
  2. Paris
  3. Zurich
  4. Amsterdam
  1. Paul Beatty won the Man Booker prize for 2016 for his The Sellout book.
  2. who was the first Commander-In-Chief of the Indian National Army? Mohan singh
  3. who was the founder president of Ghadar Party? Sohan singh Bhakna
  4. who led the first tribal revolt against the British Exploitation in 1784? Sidhu murmu
  5. The background setting for ‘Anandmath’ novel written by Bankim Chandra chatarjee was? Sanyasi Rebellion
  6. what was the first trigger for the Revolt of 1857? Annexation of Avadh
  7. The power of a tractor is generally measured in the following units:
  1. Horsepower
  2. Kilowatts
  3. Joules
  4. FPS
  1. Which is known as Laughing Gas? Nitrous Oxide
  2. composting of organic matter involves Fermentation
  3. Mothballs work on the principle of Sublimation
  4. What is RuPay? Indian version of Payment card
  5. Find the odd one out amongst the following:
  1. Square
  2. Rhombus
  3. Circle
  4. Parabola
  1. which congress president setup the National planning committee in 1938? Subhash Chandra Bose
  2. In the context of Indian digital economy, what does ‘JAM’ stand for? Jan Dhan, Aadhar and Mobile


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