WBCS Mains 2017 Answer Keys Paper III



WBCS Mains 2017-Answer Key/ Paper III/ SET D

1.B Romila Thapar

2.A Ravikirti

3.D Chandragupta II(Gupta)

4.D Charles Mason

5.B Ajatshatru



6.C Makkali Goshala

7.B Gopuram

8.C Neolithic

9.C Harappan

10.D 188-1750 BC

11.B Indra

12.C Vanga

13.B Saraswati

14.A North India

15.D Renunciation

16.B and D both are not correct matches (PSC will decide)

17.D Dog

18.B Mesolithic

19.A Mehrgarh

20.C U.P.



21.B Kushanas

22.B Hiuen Tsang

23.C Sama Veda

24.A Potwar plateau in Pakistan

25.A Brahmi

26.A Sutta

27.C 4

28.A Birth

29.B Marxist Historiography

  1. B Bhasa (but Panchatantra was written by Vishnu Sharma)

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31.B Balaji Bajirao

32.C Taj Mahal

33.A 15 and 21

34.B Akbar II

35.C Government of India Act,1919

36.B Iltutmish

37.D Akbar

38.A Akbar

39.D Iqta

40.C Portrait painting



41.A Qutbuddin Aibak

42.D Ganges

43.D Firuz Tughlaq

44.D Prostitutes

45.A The Marathas

46.A Vesara

47.C Lord Dalhousie

48.C Dadabhai Naoraji

49.C Krishna

50.D All of the above

51.A Senas

52.D Pushyabhutis

53.B Muqtis

54.D Ballalasena

55.D Badruddin Toyabji



56.B 1885-1905

57.A Rama Raya

58.B Malabar Coast

59.A Madras

60.B Ahmad Shah Wali

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61.A Namadeva

62.C Akbar

63.C Akbar

64.C Kabir

65.B Srigupta in 309-10CE

66.C Hiuen Tsang

67.D Kumaragupta I

68.C Lord Cornwallis

69.B Alauddin Khalji

70.D Vikramaditya II



71.B Harijan Yatra

72.A February 20,1947

73.C Mohammad Ali Jinnah

74.C 07

75.C Red Shirts

76.C Subhas Bose

77.A The June 3rd Plan

78.A Gopal Krishna Gokhale

79.C Jawaharlal Nehru

80.B Bahadur Shah Jafar



81.C Sohan Singh Vakna

82.D None of the above.

83.D The mutiny started in Calcutta

84.C Cabinet Mission Plan

85.A Calcutta

86.D Subhas Chandra Bose

87.D All of the above.

88.A 1922

89.A Muslim League

90.A Lala Lajpat Rai

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91.C August 07, 1947

92.C Non-Cooperation Movement

93.A February, 1946

94.C Lahore Resolution (1940)

95.D Both A and B

96.A Tilak Swaraj Fund

97.C March 12,1930

98.B 11

99.D The Indian National Congress

100.B Non-Cooperation Movement



101.D Black Soil

102.A The Andaman Nicobar Island

103.D Cypress

104.A Dehradun

105.A India and China

106.B The eastern Hemisphere

107.C Quadrangular

108.A Lakshadweep and Maldive Islands

109.C Bihar

110.D Eastern India

111.B The Godavari

112.A Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Satluj

113.B The Brahmaputra

114.D Odisha

115.B Namdapha-Assam

116.D Plains

117.C Siwalik

118.C Narcondam

119.C The Greater Himalayan Region

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120.A The Chambal Area

121.A Bihar

122.A Manikaran-Himachal Pradesh

123.C Chotanagpur Plateau

124.D Sikkim

125.D The Koshi



126.B The Central Himalaya

127.C The Aravalli Hills

128.A The Jamuna

129.A Nilgiris

130.C Narmada

131.B 5-10 June

132.D Arunachal Pradesh

133.C The Thar Desert Region

134.B Delhi

135.A The Deccan Plateau Region

136.D Tamil Nadu

137.C A Metamorphic Rock

138.B Hyderabad- Secunderabad

139.B Asmaka Kingdom

140.C Zone III



141.B Bihar

142.D Bengaluru

143.B Manipur

144.B Coimbatore

145.D Madhya Pradesh

146.D Brahmaputra

147.C The erstwhile USSR

148.D Mt. Everest

149.D Laddakh

150.A Tamil Nadu is Situated in a Rain Shadow Area

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151.D The Sundarban

152.B Deforestation

153.A The Peninsular India

154.D Snuff Powder

155.C Kerala

156.D West Godavari

157.C The Western Disturbances

158.C Tassar, Eri, Muga

159.B Tuticorin

160.C Assam



161.B Darjeeling

162.D Mango

163.C Asansol-Jamshedpur Area

164.B Sharavati

165.B Deep Gorges of the Indus and the Sindhu

166.C Deccan Trap

167.C Thanjavur

168.A Assam and Rajasthan

169.D Crater Lake

170.D Tamil Nadu

171.A It has an area of about 800 ha (actually 12500 ha) .

  1. C and D Haldia and Bidhan Nagar Both have been selected as Smart City.(PSC will decide)

173.D Toto

174.C Purulia

175.D Sabujdwip



176.B 58

177.B Bituminus type

178.B 1872

179.C Anaimalai Hills

180.C Oriya/Odiya

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181.D Cattle

182.C Bardhaman

183.C Inter-state

184.C North 24 Pargana

185.A Neora Valley

186.A Both A and R are correct , and R explains A

187.B Mediterraneous

188.A Purulia

189.B 20% (actually 18.96 as Per 2015 FSI report.)

190.D Nadia



191.D The Northern Part of The Bay of Bengal

192.C & D Ajay and Rupnarayan both are not tidal rivers. PSC will decide.

193.D Alipurduar

194.C Kandla

195.D 6 Lakh

196.C 914

197.B 29 Years

198.D The Ganga Plain itself

199.B Maharashtra

200.D Dakshin Dinajpur.

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