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EPFO Previous Year Question Part-20


It is the tenth and last 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 109. The original lay of a rectangular plot ABCD

On open ground is 80 m long along AB, and 69 m wide along BC. Concreted pathways are intended to be laid on the inside of the plot all around the sides. The pathways along BC and DA are each 4 M wide. The pathways along AB and DC will mutually be of equal widths such that the un-concreted internal plot will measure three-fourth of the original area of the plot ABCD. What will be the widths each of these pathways along AB and DC?

(a) 3m

(b) 4m

(c) 5m

(d) 6m


Q 110. At a dinner party, every two guests used a bowl of rice between them, every three guests used a bowl of dal among them and every four guests used a bowl of curd among them there are altogether 65 bowls. What is the number of guests present at the party?

(a) 90

(b) 80

(c) 70

(d) 60


Q 111. Social security may provide cash benefits to persons faced with

  1. Sickness and disability
  2. Unemployment
  3. Crop failure
  4. Loss of the marital partner

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q 112. If 5 men and 9 women can finish a piece of work in 19 days, 3 men and 6 women will do the same work in (wrong question: should be OR)

(a) 12 days

(b) 13 days

(c) 14 days

(d) 15 days


Q 113. If the radius of a circle is reduced by 50%, its area will be reduced by

(a) 30%

(b) 50%

(c) 60%

(d) 75%


Q 114. Employees state insurance Act, 1948 covers factors like

  1. Factories and establishments with 10 or more employees.
  2. Provision of comprehensive medical care to employees and their families.
  3. Provision of cash benefits during sickness and maternity.
  4. Monthly payments in case of death or disablement.

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q 115. Consider the following statements regarding the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana:

  1. It is applicable to all adults above the age group of 18 years.
  2. The premium is deducted from the account holder’s bank account through ‘auto debit facility.’
  3. The life insurance worth is decided by the account holder and he has to pay the annual premium accordingly.
  4. The life insurance amount is given to the family after the death of the subscriber.

Which of the above statements the correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 2 and 3 only


Q 116. In an examination paper where maximum marks are 500, A got 10% marks less than B, B got 25% marks more than C, and C got 20% marks less than D. If A got 360 marks, what marks did D get?

(a) 65%

(b) 70%

(c) 75%

(d) 80%


Directions (Q. 117 – 120): Each of the next four (04) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the ‘Statement (I)’ and the other as ‘Statement (II)’ Examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below:



(a) Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I)

(b) Both statement (I) and statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explanation of Statement (I)

(c) Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false

(d) Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true.


Q 117. Statement (I): The effects of an income tax on consumption, saving and investment are micro effects.

Statement (II): Income tax is an example of direct tax.


Q 118. Statement (I): Trade between two countries takes place on account of difference in costs.

Statement (II): Different countries have different factor endowments.


Q 119. Statement (I): Foreign investment may effect a country’s export performance.

Statement (II): Inflow of foreign exchange may cause appreciation of local currency leading to a rise in the price of export commodities.


Q 120. Statements (I): Speaker of the Lok Sabha appoints the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.

Statement (II): Members of Parliament, eminent persons from industry and trade are the members of the Public Accounts Committee.



109. C 110. D 111. D 112. X 113. D 114. D
115. C 116. D 117. B 118. A 119. C 120. C


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