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EPFO Previous Year Question Part-18


It is the eighth part of our 10-days study plan where we will discuss 12 previous years questions every day. Make sure you have a firm grip on these questions so that you can understand the pattern of questions that are being asked in the UPSC EPFO EO exam.

Q 85. The large Hadron Collider (LHC) used in the CERN project is a particle accelerator located on the border between

(a) Spain and France

(b) France and Germany

(c) Spain and Switzerland

(d) France and Switzerland


Q 86. The method of communication in which transmission can take place in both directions, but happens only in one direction at a time, is called

(a) Duplex

(b) Half Duplex

(c) Full Duplex

(d) Simplex


Q 87. A collection of programs that controls how the computer system runs and processes information is called

(a) Compiler

(b) Operating System

(c) Linker

(d) Assembler


Q 88. SMPS is the acronym for

(a) Store Mode Power Supply

(b) Single Mode Power Supply

(c) Switch Mode Power Supply

(d) Start Mode Power Supply


Q 89. USB is the acronym for

(a) Uniform Service Broadcasting

(b) Unique Solution Bus

(c) Universal Serial Bus

(d) Universal Service Broadcasting


Q 90. In a chess tournament, each of the six players will play with every other player exactly once. What is the number of matches that will be played during the tournament?

(a) 10

(b) 15

(c) 20

(d) 25


Q 91. The Maternity Benefit act, 1961 (M.B Act) Provided for how many week’s wages during the maternity period?

(a) 11 weeks

(b) 12 weeks

(c) 13 weeks

(d) 14 weeks


Q 92. Which of the following are the instruments of providing social security in India?

  1. Income Tax
  2. Employees’ Provident Fund
  3. General Sales Tax
  4. LIC
  5. National Pension Scheme
  6. Postal provident Fund

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(b) 2, 3, 4 and 5

(c) 2, 4, 5 and 6

(d) 3, 4, 5 and 6


Q 93. A man buys apples at a certain price per dozen and sells them at 8 times price per hundered. What percentage does he gain or lose?

(a) 4% profit

(b) 6% profit

(c) 4% loss

(d) 6% loss


Q 94. For which time intervals, is the percentage rise of population the same for the following data?


Period   Population

1970      40.000

1980      50,000

1990      60,000

2000      72,000

2010      80,000


(a) 1970-80 and 1980 -90

(b) 1980-90 and 1990-2000

(c) 2000-2010 and 1990-2000

(d) 1980-90 and 2000-2010


Q 95. Four quantities are such that their arithmetic mean(A.M) is the same as the A.M of the first three quantities . The fourth quantity is

(a) Sum of the first three quantities

(b) A.M of the first three quantities

(c) (Sum of the first three quantities)/4

(d) (Sum of the first three quantities)/2


Q 96. If the difference of two numbers is greater than the sum of the numbers, then

(a) Both the numbers are negative

(b) Exactly one of the numbers is negative

(c) At least one of the numbers is negative

(d) None of the above



85. D 86. B 87. B 88. C 89. C 90. B
91. B 92. C 93. C 94. B 95. B 96. C


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