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Possible questions (frequently asked) for Postal assistant aptitude test about Postal System. These important previously asked questions will help you to attain a high score in the exam.



1. Which Governor general found Telegraph and Postal systems ?
Answer: Lord Dalhousie


2. When did the first General Post Office opened in India ?
Answer: 1774 (Kolkata)


3. Which is the first postage stamp of India ?
Answer: Sinde Dawk (1852)


4. What is the Fulform of PIN ?
Answer: Postal Index Number


5. When did the Pin system Started in India?
Answer: 1972 (In the same year Royal bangal Tiger replaces lion as National Animal)


6. Which is the first Indian post office outside Indian territory ?
Answer: post office at Dakshin Gangotri in Antarctica (1983)


7. When did the service of speed post started in India ?
Answer: 1986


8. In which year Money Order system introduced in India ?
Answer: 1880


9. In which year Postal Life Insurance started in India ?
Answer: 1884


10. Where is postal staff college situated ?
Answer: Ghaziabad (UP)


11. World Postal Day is observed in _________ ?
Answer: October 9

12. Indian Postal Day is observed in _________ ?
Answer: October 10


13. Where is highest post office in the world situated ?
Answer: Hikkim (Himachal Pradesh)


14. When did Universal Postal Union founded?
Answer: 1874

*15. where is the Headquarters of Universal Postal Union (UPU) 
Answer:  Berne (Switzerland)
 
16. First Postal ATM was opened in which city?
Answer: Chennai

*17.Where is the Headquarters of Indian postal system?
Answer: New Delhi

*18. what is the purpose Project arrow?
Answer:  Upgrade post offices in India(started in april 2008)

*19. Hobby of collecting stamps is called?
Answer: Philately 

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Highest mountains in seven continents


a. Highest mountain in Asia?
Answer: Mount Everest

b. Highest mountain in Africa?
Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro

c. Highest mountain in north america?
Answer: Denali

d. Highest mountain in south america ?
Answer: Aconcagua

e. Highest mountain in antarctica?
Answer: Vinson Massif

f. Highest mountain in europe?
Answer: Mount Elbrus

g. Highest mountain in australia?
Answer: Mount Kosciuszko



1. Who wrote the song "Sare jahan se acha" ?
Answer: Muhammad Iqbal


2. Who give music to the song "Sare jahan se acha" ?
Answer: Pandit Ravi Shankar


3. Which is the worlds oldest news agency ?
Answer: AFP (Agence France Presse)


4. What is the chemical name of Tear Gas ?
Answer: Chloroacetophenone


5. Which is the only hobby recognized by the United Nations ?
Answer: Ham Radio


6. What is the national flower of Pakistan ?
Answer: Jasmine


7. What is the scientific name of Cockroach ?
Answer: Periplaneta americana


8. What is the unit of luminous intensity ?
Answer: Candela


9. What is the unit of  pressure?
Answer: Pascal

10. What is the unit of magnetic field?
Answer: Tesla

10 a. What is the unit of power ?
Answer:watt

11. Which famous writer is known as Father of Snow Golf ?
Answer: Rudyard Kipling


12. How many Schedules are there in the Indian Constitution ?
Answer: 12


13. Which planet is known as Red planet ?
Answer: Mars


14. Which European countries are separated by Market Reef ?
Answer: Finland and Sweden
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15. Who is the author of Panchtantra ?
Answer: Vishnu Sharma


16. Which is the coldest planet in solar system ?
Answer: Neptune


17. The Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha was built with the collaboration of  _____ ?
Answer: Germany


18. The Durgapur Steel Plant in West Bengal was built with the collaboration of  _____ ?
Answer: Britain


19. The Bhilai Steel Plant in Chattisgarh was built with the collaboration of  _____ ?
Answer: Russia


20. Who is the first and only Muslim lady ever to rule the throne of Delhi ?
Answer: Razia Sultana


21. Who composed the national anthem of Bangladesh (Amar sona bangla) ?


22. Who wrote the book Planned economy for India ?
Answer: M. Visvesvaraya (He is known as father of Indian planning, his birthday September 15 is observed as Engineer's Day in India )


23. Which is the oldest sports in the world ?
Answer: Archery  ( It is the national sports of Bhutan)


24. What is the normal duration of Hockey game ?
Answer: 70 Minuets


25. Which Minor Rock Edict of Asoka describes the conquest of Kalinga by Asoka ?
Answer: No. XIII (13)


* 26. Who is the author of Joy of Numbers ?
Answer: Shakuntala Devi


* 27. Who is the creator of the painting The Potato Eaters ?
Answer: Vincent van Gogh


*28. Folketing is the parliament of which country ?
answer: Denmark


* 29. What s the chemical name of Lime stone ?
Answer: Calcium Carbonate


* 30. Zero degree centigrade equal to _________ degree Fahrenheit ?
Answer:  32

*31. Zero Kelvin in Kelvin scale is equal to ____________degree Celsius in Celsius scale ?
Answer: -273.5 Degree Celsius


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