(Solved Papers) CG Forest Service (Combined) 2017: Part-1 General Studies

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  1. Which of the following subject is not included in the Agriculture Committee of Zila Panchayat?
    1. Animal husbandry
    2. Floods and drought
    3. Electric power
    4. Health and sanitation
    5. Contour bunding
    6. Water supply
    7. Compost manuring
    8. Small savings

(A) 1 2 3 4

(B) 5 6 7 8

(C) 1 3 5 7

(D) 2 4 6 8

(E) 1 2 5 6


2. What is the main function of Directorate?

(A) Policy making

(B) Decision making

(C) Policy implementation

(D) Data collection

(E) None of the above


3. Which of the following pairs of uplands represent of the highest parts of North Chhattisgarh and South Chhattisgarh?

North Chhattisgarh         South Chhattisgarh

(A) Mainpat        Bailadila Hills

(B) Samaripat     Bailadila Hills

(C) Samaripat     Keshkal Ghat

(D) Jarangpat     Abujhmad Hills

(E) None of these


4. Which of the following regions does not have extent of Dharwar rock groups?

(A) Bhanupratappur

(B) Dantewada

(C) Kawardha

(D) Koriya

(E) Balrampur


5. Match list I (waterfall) with list II (river)?

List I (waterfall)                 List II (river)

(A) Amritdhara                  1. Chanan

(B) Kothli                             2. Kolab

(C) Gupteshwar                3. Hasdo

(D) Pawai                             4. Kanhar


(A) A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1

(B) A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2

(C) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3

(D) A-3, B-1, C-4, D-2

(E) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1


6. Nadapalli cave is located at?

(A) Narayanpur District

(B) Dantewada District

(C) Sukma District

(D) Bijapur District

(E) Bastar District


7. Which district of Chhattisgarh is awarded for ‘Chief Minister Akshar Gyan’ on the occasion of International Literacy Day 2017?

(A) Surguja

(B) Narayanpur

(C) Balrampur

(D) Rajnandgaon

(E) None of these


8. In which district of Chhattisgarh, Garnet mineral is available?

(A) Gariyaband

(B) Gariyaband and Jashpur

(C) Gariyaband and Balodabazar

(D) Dhamtari and Gariyaband

(E) None of these


9. At present, how many Pariyojana Mandals are in existence in Chhattisgarh?

(A) 7

(B) 6

(C) 8

(D) 9

(E) None of these


10. In which of the following month and year, the Chhattisgarh State Forest Development Corporation came into existence?

(A) January, 2001

(B) February, 2001

(C) October, 2001

(D) November, 2001

(E) None of these

Chhattisgarh Rajya Van Vikas Nigam Ltd. has been incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on 22nd May 2001.


11.Sitanadi sanctuary is situated in which district of Chhattisgarh?

(A) Mahasamund

(B) Dhamtari

(C) Dantewada

(D) Bilaspur

(E) None of these


12. Which Industrial Park is going to be established at Naya Raipur?

(A) Engineering Park

(B) Mega Food Park

(C) Electronics manufacturing Park

(D) Metal Park

(E) None of these


13. Which of the following pair (event and person) is not correctly matched?

(A) Peasant Conference, Rajim 1915-      Pt Sunderlal Sharma

(B) Establishment of  Branch of Home Rule League, Raipur 1918-               C M Thakkar

(C) Formation of Khilafat Committee, Raipur 1920-                           Asghar Ali

(D) Public Meeting of Mrs Annie Bessant, Raipur 1919-   Waman Rao Lakhe

(E) Strike of BNC Mill Workers, Rajnandgaon 1920-                           Thakur Pyarelal Singh 

Scrapped by PSC!


14. The following persons were appointed as Superintendent of Chhattisgarh from 1818 to 1830.

  1. Captain Edmund
  2. Col. P. Vans Agnew
  3. Captain Hunter
  4. Mr Sandice

Select the correct answer:

(A) 1, 2 and 3

(B) 2, 3 and 4

(C) 1, 2 and 4

(D) 1, 3 and 4

(E) 1, 2, 3 and 4


15. Which of the following pairs (Tax in Chhattisgarh during Maratha period and its meaning) is not correctly matched?

(A) Takoli-Annual tribute paid by Zamindars

(B) Abkari- Licence fee for sale of drugs and liquor

(C) Sair- Sales tax

(D) Pandari- Tax on non-agricultural occupation

(E) Sewai- Tax levied on cattle

Sewai – Amount of pecuniary tax or penalty


16. Which grants-in-aid percentage of permanent capital investment is not correct in Start Up Chhattisgarh Package under Industrial Policy 2014-19?

Criterion              Percentage         Max amount of grant-in-aid (in Lacs)

(A) Micro and small industry 35       60

(B) Medium industry               35        70

(C) Large industry                    35           110

(D) Mega industry                    35           350

(E) None of these


17. What system was adopted by the Govt of Chhattisgarh to provide electricity to irrigated pumps in the year 2016-17?

(A) 6000 units per year up to 3 HP

(B) 7500 units per year up to 3-5 HP

(C) Flat rate as option

(D) Free of cost up to 5 HP

(E) None of these


18. What percentage of participation is estimated for manufacturing sector in the year 2016-17 at constant prices of 2011-12 in Gross Domestic Product of Chhattisgarh?

(A) 20.84 percentage

(B) 20.97 percentage

(C) 25.0 percentage

(D) 22.6 percentage

(E) None of these


19. How many projects of Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation Limited are running in Chhattisgarh?

(A) 5

(B) 4

(C) 6

(D) 7

(E) None of these


20. Which of the following system was introduced by the British in Chhattisgarh after its annexation in British Empire?

(A) Malgujari System

(B) Tahutdari System

(C) Taluqdari System

(D) Tahsildari System

(E) None of these


21. In which of the following sessions of Central Provinces and Berar Provincial Political Association the rift between moderates and extremists was visible for the first time?

(A) Raipur session 1907

(B) Jaipur session 1909

(C) Sagar session 1911

(D) Nagpur session 1915

(E) None of these


22. The main hero of Raipur Conspiracy Case was?

(A) Kunjbihari Choubey

(B) Dasrath Lal Choubey

(C) Raghunandan Singrole

(D) Parasnath Soni

(E) None of these


23. Match List I with List II and select the correct code given below:

List I (Division)                   List II (District)

(A) Surguja                         1. Bemetara

(B) Bilaspur                         2. Gariyaband

(C) Durg                               3. Korba

(D) Bastar                            4. Surajpur

(E) Raipur                            5. Narayanpur



(A) 2 4 3 5 1

(B) 4 2 3 5 1  

(C) 4 3 1 5 2

(D) 3 1 4 2 5

(E) 3 4 5 2 1


24. What is correct about the incorporation of Panchayat?

  1. Zila Panchayat shall be a corporate body.
  2. Gram Panchayat shall not be a corporate body.
  3. There shall be a perpetual succession of Zila Panchayat.
  4. There shall not be a perpetual succession of Janpad Panchayat.
  5. There shall be a common seal of Zila Panchayat.
  6. There shall not be a common seal of Gram Panchayat.

(A) 1, 3 and 5

(B) 2, 4 and 6

(C) 3, 5 and 6

(D) 4, 5 and 6

(E) 1, 3 and 4


25. Which is not included in obligatory taxes imposed by Gram Panchayat?

  1. Light tax on light arrangement provided by Gram Panchayat
  2. Professional Tax
  3. Fees on Sarai/Dharmshala
  4. Water tax
  5. Market fees
  6. Fees for bullock cart stand

(A) 1, 2 and 3

(B) 4, 5 and 6

(C) 2, 4 and 6

(D) 1, 3 and 5

(E) 1, 2 and 5

Scrapped by PSC! Correct answer would be (iii) (iv) (vi)

Obligatory Taxes to be Imposed by Gram Panchayats

1. A property tax on the lands or buildings

2. A tax on private latrines when cleaned by Gram Panchayat agency

3. A light tax, if light arrangements have been made by the Gram Panchayat

4. A tax any profession

5. Market fees

6. A fees on the registration of cattle sold in any market


Other Optional Taxes Fees etc. to be Imposed by Cram Panchayats

1. A tax on animals used for riding, driving, etc

2. A tax on the bullock-carts, bicycles, rickshaws

3. Fees for the use of sarais, dharamshalas, rest houses, slaughter houses and encamping grounds.

4. A water tax

5. Fees for drainage

6.A fees payable when vehicle enters the Gram Panchayat area

7. A temporary tax for special works of public utility

8. Fees for bullock-cart stand and tonga stand.

9. Fees for grazing cattle

26. Which of the following is related to the Vindhyan Range?

(A) Kaimur

(B) Rajpipla

(C) Mahadev

(D) Mikir

(E) None of these


27. Match List I (Mineral) with List II (Reserve Area)?

List I (Mineral)                   List II (Reserve Area)

(A) Iron ore                        1. Payalikhand

(B) Bauxite                         2. Chargaon

(C) Diamond                      3. Chaitalnar

(D) Tin                                 4. Futkapahad


(A) A-2, B-4, C-1,D-3

(B) A-2, B-1, C-4,D-3

(C) A-3, B-4, C-2,D-1

(D) A-4, B-3, C-1,D-2

(E) A-1, B-4, C-2,D-3


28. Which mineral production occurs in Jhipan- Karhi?

(A) Bauxite

(B) Coal

(C) Limestone

(D) Iron ore

(E) Dolomite


29. Match the following:

Wildlife Sanctuary            District

(A) Tamorpingala              1. Raigarh

(B) Gomarda                      2. Balrampur

(C) Semarsot                      3. Jashpur

(D) Badalkhol                     4. Surajpur


(A) A-4, B-1, C-2,D-3

(B) A-4, B-3, C-2,D-1

(C) A-2, B-4, C-1,D-3

(D) A-3, B-2, C-4,D-1

(E) A-2, B-1, C-4,D-3


30. Who is the Chairman of the Chhattisgarh State Investment Promotion Board?

(A) Governor of the State

(B) Chief Minister

(C) Chief Secretary

(D) Industry Minister

(E) None of these


31. How many villages are selected in first stage under Prime Minister Adarsh Gram Yojana in Chhattisgarh?

(A) 175

(B) 100

(C) 75

(D) 328

(E) None of these


32. What is the trend of participation of mining quarrying sector in Chhattisgarh state GDP at constant prices during 2011-12 to 2016-17?

(A) Increasing

(B) Decreasing

(C) Constant

(D) Fluctuating

(E) None of these


33. What percentage of total revenue receipts of Chhattisgarh is estimated as interest payment in 2016-17 budget?

(A) 4.39 percentage

(B) 3.54 percentage

(C) 4.19 percentage

(D) 4.0 percentage

(E) None of these


34. What is the rank of Chhattisgarh in India as per forest area?

(A) First

(B) Second

(C) Third

(D) Fourth

(E) None of these


35. How many work plans are sanctioned by the Govt in Chhattisgarh for scientific management of forests?

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 9

(E) None of these

36. In the year 2015-16, the contribution of Chhattisgarh in India’s total produced mineral value is?

(A) 27 percent

(B) 9.2 percent

(C) 8.2 percent

(D) 16 percent

(E) None of these


37. Which irrigation project is not built on Mahanadi River?

(A) Saradih Barrage

(B) Basantpur Barrage

(C) Mirauni Barrage

(D) Minimata Bango Project

(E) None of these


38. How many Forest Mandals ‘Home Herbal Gardens’ are established in Chhattisgarh during rainy season of 2017?

(A) 8

(B) 9

(C) 10

(D) 11

(E) None of these


39. Who is not the Schedule Tribe of Surguja Division in Chhattisgarh?

(A) Oraon

(B) Kanwar

(C) Halba

(D) Gond

(E) None of these


40. ‘Laria’ dialect is spoken in which district?

(A) Surguja

(B) Mahasamund

(C) Rajnandgaon

(D) Kanker

(E) None of these


41. What is the traditional work of Agaria tribe?

(A) Iron craft

(B) Wood craft

(C) Tattoo craft

(D) Bamboo craft

(E) None of these


42. What is the Chhattisgarhi idiom for ‘Sukh ke din aana’?

(A) Din bahurana

(B) Din purana

(C) Din nandana

(D) Din dekhana

(E) None of these


43. In Chhattisgarh, which fast is kept by married women for long life of their husband?

(A) Janmashtami

(B) Tija

(C) Kamarchhat

(D) Ram navami

(E) None of these


44. In which division, ‘Hulki Pata’ is sung?

(A) Surguja

(B) Bilaspur

(C) Bastar

(D) Raipur

(E) None of these


45. The ruler of which State of Chhattisgarh region belonged to Raksel Dynasty?

(A) Sarangarh

(B) Surguja

(C) Bastar

(D) Kawardha

(E) None of these


46. Match List I (activities during non-coorporation movement) with List II (person)?

List I                                                                       List II

(A) Abandonment of law practices                        1. Waman Rao Lakhe

(B) Surrender of ‘Saisahab’ title                              2. Thakur Pyarelal

(C) Resignation of the membership of

(D) Legislative Assembly                                           3. Smt Anjum Begam

(E)Khadi Exhibition at Rawanbhata, Raipur        4. Bajirao Krudatt


      A B C D

(A) 2 4 3 1

(B) 2 3 1 4

(C) 2 4 1 3

(D) 2 1 4 3

(E)2 1 3 4


47. In order to the creation, abolition or extension of the post of State Govt personnel, which Department’s approval is most essential?

(A) Finance Department

(B) Personnel Department

(C) General Administration Department

(D) Home Department

(E) None of these


48. What is correct about the role and office of the Chief Secretary in the State Administration?

  1. He is cabinet secretary
  2. He is chief advisor of Chief Minister
  3. He is head of all Secretaries
  4. He is head of all civil servants

Select the correct answer:

(A) 1

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 1, 2 and 3

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(E) None of these


49. What is the main function of District Administration?

(A) Policy making

(B) Decision making

(C) To implement the policy of State Govt

(D) To instruct the subordinates

(E) None of these


50. If Sarpanch tenders resignation from his office, what will happen?

(A) Deputy Sarpanch will become the Sarpanch for the rest of tenure

(B) Any Panch will be elected for the post of Sarpanch

(C) Incharge Sarpanch will be appointed by the Collector

(D) Officiating Sarpanch will be elected by all Panch

(E) None of the above

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