Food Safety Officer 2014 – Question Paper (Solved)

Food Safety Officer (FSO) is conducted by UPPSC to recruit officers in the Pay Band of Rs 9300-43800, well known as food inspectors. Age limit- 21 to 40 yrs.

Exam pattern- Written exam followed by interview and medical test. Written exam comprises of two papers which is conducted in two shifts.

1st Shift- General Studies

2nd Shift- Main Subject

General Studies paper comprises of general awareness, history, geography, polity, international relations, diplomacy, economics etc while Main subject comprises of questions relating to food nutrition, food safety, microbiology, biotechnology, biology etc.

We are uploading the question paper of Food Safety Officer 2014 in two parts. First part pertains to the General Studies Food Safety Officer 2014 question paper (D Series) while Main subject food safety officer 2014 question paper will be published in the second part.

 Food safety Officer 2014

General Studies dated 02- Nov 2014

Q1- Indian Pulse Research Institute is situated in

(a) Agra


(c) Kanpur

(d) Jhansi

Q2- Which one of the following district of U.P is not touched by international boundary?

(a) Balrampur

(b) Sravasti

(c) Pilibhit

(d) Basti

Q3- Both the tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn pass through


(b) Australia

(c) South America

(d) Africa

Q4- The headquarters of small industries development bank of India is situated in

(a) Ahmedabad

(b) Chennai

(c) Mumbai


Q5- Who were jointly declared “Man of the series” in the international cricket test series played in July/August 2014 between India and England

(a) James Anderson and John Root

(b) James Anderson and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar

(c)John Root and Alistair Cook

(d)John Root and M.S Dhoni

Q6. Which of the following fields was associated B.K.S Iyengar who passed away in Aug 2014

(a)  Yoga

(b) Education


(d) Sports

Q7. In which of the following states, the President rule was imposed in sep 2014

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Nagaland

(c) Assam

(d) Kerala

Q8. As per census of 2011 which of the following states has experienced least population growth in the last decade.

(a) Mizoram

(b) Nagaland

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Kerala

Q9. Pran Kumar Sharma who died recently in Aug 2014 was a

(a) Cricketer

(b) Social Worker

(c) Environmentalist

(d) Cartoonist

Q10. Who is the writer of the book entitled “One Life is not Enough : An autobiography” published in Aug 2014

(a) Manmohan Singh

(b) Natwar Singh

(c) Sonia Gandhi

(d) Lal Krishna Advani

Q11. Who became the chief minister of Tamilnadu in Sep 2014 after the resignation of J. Jayalalitha

(a) J Periyakulam

(b) Y.S Arunachalam

(c) O. Paneerselvam

(d) S. Subramaniam

Q12. In which of the following cities f U.S.A is situated Madison Square garden where Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi gave his historic speech on 28th Sep 2014

(a) Washington

(b) Chicago

(c) New York

(d) Boston

Q13. Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award 2014 has been given to

(a)Sundar Lal Bahuguna

(b) Anna Hazare

(c) Muzaffar Ali

(d) Javed Akhtar

Q14. In the Berlin film festival held in Feb 2014 the golden bear for the best film was given to

(a) A Royal Affair

(b) Barbara

(c) Black Coal Thin Ice

(d) Just the Wind

Q15. How many medals India won in 20th Common Wealth Games 2014 held at Glasgow?

(a) 70

(b) 68

(c) 67

(d) 64

Q16. Who is the first head of Expenditure Management Commission constituted by central govt in Aug 2014

(a) Sumit Bose

(b) Bimal Jalan

(c) Subeer Gokarna

(d) Y.S.R Reddy

Q17. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(a) Gobar Gas contains mainly methane

(b) Cooking gas is a mixture of Butane and Propane

(c) The I.C chips used in computers are made of Silicon

(d) Nerve Gas used in chemical warfare is obtained by the action of nitric acid and chloroform

Q18. A Genetic engineer is

(a) A engineer interested in Genetics

(b) A geneticist interested in engineering

(c) A person who transfers genes from one organism to another

(d) None of the above

Q19. Which of the following measures the length of a word in computer?

(a) Micron

(b) Millimetre

(c) Metre

(d) Bits

Q20. Perspiration is maximum when

(a) Air is dry and temp is low

(b) Air is humid and temp is low

(c) Air is humid and temp is high

(d) Air is dry and temp is high

Q21. Bolometer is a device to measure

(a) Pressure

(b) Growth in Plants

(c) Thermal Radiation

(d) Speed of Wind

Q22. Human sterility is caused mainly due to deficiency of

(a) Fats

(b) Proteins

(c) Folic Acid

(d) Vitamin E

Q23. Which of the following vitamins is water soluble?

(a) Vit A

(b) Vit D

(c) Vit C

(d) Vit E

Q24. Gossamer Silk is produced by

(a) Silk worm

(b) Spider

(c) Tussar Moth

(d) Scorpion

Q25. In which of the following the food is not stored in Tap Roots?

(a) Carrot

(b) Sweet Potato

(c) Sugarbeet

(d) Turnip

Q26. Which of the following gases is used for Bio Terrorism?

(a) Methane

(b) Crypton

(c) Xenon


Q27. Which of the following is called RDX?

(a) Cyclo- Trimethyline trinitramine

(b) Tri- nitrotoluene

(c) Tri-nitrophenol


Q28. Which one of the following refers to “Dum Dum” fever?

(a) Hay Fever

(b) Kala azar

(c) Yellow Fever

(d) Scarlet Fever

Q29. Which one of the following is a degradable pollutant?

(a) Mercury

(b) Trace Metals

(c) Domestic Sewage

(d) Steel

Q30. Who is the chairman of National Development Council?

(a) President

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Home Minister

(d) Finance Minister

Q.31. Under article 267 of Indian constitution provision of which one of the following has been made?

(a) Consolidated Fund

(b)Contingency Fund

(c)Expenditure Fund

(d)President’s Fund

Q 32. Which one of the following is not mentioned in the preamble of the Indian Constitution?

(a) Sovereign


(c) Republic


Q 33. Under which of the following articles of Constitution, National Emergency can be proclaimed by the president of India?



(c)Article -358

(d)Article 360

Q34. In which of the following regimes, the “rolling plan” was introduced in India?

(a)Congress Regime

(b)NDA Regime

(c)Janta Party Regime

(d)UPA Regime

Q.35. The expected official volume of trade between India and Pakistan during 2010-11 was

(a) $300 Cr.

(b) $360 Cr

(c)$260 Cr.

(d)$200 Cr.

Q.36.The recorded lowest exchange rate of a dollar with Indian Rupee on March 3 2009 was

(a)$1=52.18 Rs

(b)$1=52.30 Rs

(c) $51.73


Q.37.which of the following groups correctly belongs to IBSA?

(a) Indonesia and Brazil

(b) India and Brunei

(c) Brazil and South Africa

(d)Brazil and Singapore

Q.38. For which of the following crops the national food security mission launched in 2007-2008 does not apply?



(c) Wheat

(d)Oil seeds

Q.39. Which one of the following is the cause of subdivision and fragmentation of holdings in India

(a) Law of Inheritance

(b)Pressure of Population

(c) Decline of Joint family systems

(d)All of the above

Q.40. Which one of the following is not a cooperative organisation?

(a) Primary Land development bank

(b) Central land development bank

(c)State cooperative banks


Q.41. In which of the following countries, for the first time, the high yielding variety of seed was developed?


(b) Argentina

(c) Sweden


Q.42. In which of the following 5 yr plans, approach of “Faster and more Inclusive Growth” was laid down?

(a) 3rd                                                                                            




Q.43. The third Anglo-Maratha war is associated with?

(a) Sir John Shore

(b)Lord Hastings

(c)Lord Wellesley

(d)Lord Cornwallis

Q.44. Who among the following foreign travelers made a Mansavdar with the title of”Firangi Khan”?


(b) Mildenhall

(c) Finch


Q.45. Which of the following is underline for the policy of non interference with Indian states?

(a) Sir John Shore

(b)Lord Cornwallis

(c)Lord Wellesley

(d)Lord William Cavendish Bentinck

Q.46. The state of Awadh was annexed into British Dominion in the year

(a)1856 AD

(b)1855 AD

(c)1854 AD

(d)1853 AD

Q.47. Tipu sultan was killed when he was fighting in the battle of

(a)  Ist  Ango Mysore war

(b)  2nd Anglo Mysore War

(c) 3rd Anglo Mysore War

(d)  4th Anglo Mysore War

Q.48. How many caves are there in Ajanta?


(b) 30

(c) 33


Q.49.Arya Samaj was founded by?

(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(b) Dayanand Saraswati

(c) M.G Ranade

(d)Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar

Q.50. who were the “karoris” during the Mughal Period?


(b)Bankers(Money lenders)

(c) Lad Revenue Officials

(d)None of the above

Q.51. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List-I (Rulers)                                    List-II (Buildings)

  1. Aibak                                        1.       Kilokhari
  2. Iltutmish                                 2.       Siri Fort
  3. Balban                                      3.      Adhai Din ka Jhopra
  4. Alauddin Khilji                       4.      Sultan Garhi


A          B        C        D

(a)        3           4         1         2

(b)        4           3         2         1

(c)        3           4         2         1

(d)        1          2          3         4


Q.52. Which medieval king had proclaimed that “kingship is kinship” and “kinship is kingship” ?

(a) Nasiruddin Mahmud

(b)Khusrau Shah

(c)Firoz Shah Tughlaq

(d)Bahlol Lodi

Q.53. Which Sultan of Delhi had assumed the title of “Khalifa Ullah” ?


(b)Alaudin Khilji

(c) Qutubuddin Mubarak khilji

(d)Mohammed Bin Tughlaq

Q.54. First inscriptional reference of sati system has been found at





Q.55. Which of the following “Shrenis” is referred to in the Mandsor inscription of Kumargupta-I ?

(a)Silk Weavers

(b)Ivory Workers

(c)Garland Makers

(d)Oil pressure

Q.56.Name the coins referred in Pratihar Inscriptions?





Q.57. The mausoleum of which of the mughal emperors is built on the banks of Ravi rivers?





Q.58. Read the following events:

  1. Lucknow Pact
  2. Champaran Satyagraha
  3. Khilfat Movement
  4. Jallianwallabagh Massacre

Find the correct chronological order of the events from the codes given below:




(c) 4,3,2,1


Q.59. Which one of the following is correctly matched:

(a) Durgadas                                                                         India from Curzon to Nehru and after

(b) Lary Collins and Dominique Lapierre               India Divided

(c)Rajendra Prasad                                                            Discovery of India

(d)Maulana Abul Kalam Azad                                        Freedom at Midnight

Q.60. Who of the following is a biographer of Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) B.R Nanda

(b) S.Gopal

(c) Durgadas

(d) Frank Moraes

Q.61. Read the following events and find the correct chronological order of the events from the codes given below:

  1. Martyrdom of Chandrashekhar Azad
  2. Karachi session of Indian National Congress, 1931
  3. Execution of Bhagat Singh
  4. Gandhi- Irwin Pact


(a) 1,4,3,2

(b) 1,2,3,4

(c) 4,3,2,1


Q.62. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Quit India Movement?

(a)It is also known as August Revolution

(b) Aruna Asaf Ali did play an outstanding role in it

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru was imprisoned at Ahmednagar Fort jail during the movement

(d) Annie Besant’s vital role in the movement was praise worthly.

Q.63. Who said: “I am a socialist and Republican and  am non believer in king and princess”

(a) Jawahar lal Nehru

(b) Subhash Chandra Bose

(c) Mahatma Gandhi

(d) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

Q64. First Socialist weekly “ The Socialist” in Bengal was started by

(a) S. A Dange

(b) Mujaffar Ahmad

(c) Nazrul Islam

(d) Ghulam Hussain

Q65. Where was Mahatma Gandhi when Attlee announced transfer of power in the House of Commons?

(a) Calcutta

(b) New Delhi

(c) Lahore

(d) Noakhali

Q66. The presidential address in the Tripuri Session of Indian Natioanal Congress was read in English by

(a)  Sarat Chandra Bose

(b) Rajendra Prasad

(c) Acharya Narendra Dev

(d) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Q67. In which of the following sessions of Muslim league, M.A Jinnah had expressed “ Muslims are a nation according to any definition of a nation”?

(a) Amritsar session, 1919

(b) Lucknow session, 1937

(c) Lahore Session, 1940

(d) None of the above

Q68. Who of the following had informed Mahatma Gandhi about Chauri Chaura episode by telegram?

(a) Firaq Gorakhpuri

(b) Baba Raghavdas

(c) Vishwanath Mukherjee

(d) Dashrath Prasad Dwivedi

Q69. In which of the following sessions of Indian National Congress, Mahatma Gandhi, for the first time, became familiar with the problems of peasants of Champaran?

(a) Calcutta session, 1906

(b) Banaras session, 1905

(c) Lucknow session, 1916

(d) Bombay session, 1915

Q70. On whose call was “Muslim Deliverance Day” observed by Muslim League?

(a) Liyaqat Ali Khan

(b) Mohd. Ali Jinnah

(c) Mazhar-ul-Haq

(d)Chaudhari Khaliquzzaman

Q71. The most urbanzsed SAARC country is?

(a) Bangladesh

(b) India

(c) Pakistan

(d) Sri Lanka

Q72. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answers from the codes given below:

List-I (Islands)                                                           List-II (Countries)

  1. Celebes                                                            1.       New Zealand
  2. Luzon                                                               2.       Indonesia
  3. New Foundland                                           3.      Canada
  4. North Island                                                  4.      Philippines


A          B        C        D

(a)        4           3         2         1

(b)       2           1         4         3

(c)        1           4         3         2

(d)        2           4          3        1

Q73. World’s highest waterfall is

(a) Angel

(b) Boyoma

(c) Niagra

(d) Tugela

Q74. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Baikal                                                          Kazakhstan

(b) Great Bear                                                 Canada

(c)Michigan                                                      USA

(d)Victoria                                                        Tanzania

Q75. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answers from the codes given below:

List-I (Volcano)                                                   List-II (Countries)

  1. Asama                                                       1. Indonesia
  2. Krakatau                                                  2.  Philippines
  3. Laki                                                            3.  Japan
  4. Taal                                                            4.   Iceland


A          B        C        D

(a)        3           1        4         2

(b)       3           2        4         1

(c)        4           1        2         3

(d)        1          4          3        2



Q No Answer Q No Answer Q No Answer Q No Answer
1 C 21 C 41 A 61 A
2 B 22 D 42 D 62  –
3 D 23 C 43 B 63 A
4 D 24 B 44  – 64  –
5 B 25 B 45  – 65  –
6 A 26 D 46 A 66 B
7 A 27 A 47 D 67 C
8 B 28 B 48 B 68  –
9 D 29 C 49 B 69 C
10 B 30 B 50 C 70 B
11 C 31 B 51 A 71 C
12 C 32 D 52  – 72 D
13 C 33 A 53  – 73 A
14 C 34 C 54 C 74 D
15 D 35 C 55 A 75 A
16 B 36 C 56 D
17 D 37 C 57 C
18 C 38 D 58 A
19 D 39 D 59 A
20 C 40 D 60 A

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