Energy Resources (Rajasthan)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Which of the following external agency is providing financial assistance for Rajasthan renewable energy transmission Investment program?

(a) Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
(b) KFW Germany
(c) World Bank
(d) Asian Development Bank

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2. Consider the following statements:
(i) Since 2010, Rajasthan state occupies the first position in the country in micro-irrigation process based on solar energy pumps.
(ii) Rajasthan state occupies the first position in the country in harvesting wind energy.
(iii) Till March 2013, 10,000 solar energy pumps have been established in Rajasthan. Which of the above statement is/are correct?

(a) (i) only
(b) (ii) only
(c) (i) and (ii)
(d) (i) and (iii)

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3. Solar Energy Enterprises Zone is related to the districts–

(a) Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer
(b) Jaisalmer, Jalaun, Barmer
(c) Nagore, Jodhpur, Pali
(d) Jodhpur, Jalaun, Barmer

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4. Where will the first solar park in Rajasthan be established?

(a) Balotra (Barmer)
(b) Badla (Jodhpur)
(c) Pokaran (Jaisalmer)
(d) Shergarh (Jodhpur)

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5. The Government of Rajasthan declares the solar energy policy for the first time in the year

(a) 2011
(b) 2010
(c) 2009
(d) 2008

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6. ‘Energy crisis is the main problem of Rajasthan. Which of the following sources of energy is the most helpful in rural Rajasthan?

(a) Wind Energy
(b) Bio-gas
(c) Solar Energy
(d) Thermal Energy

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7. A proposed place for a 1000 MW power project based on lignite in the Barmer district is –

(a) Kapurdi
(b) Jalipa
(c) Barmer
(d) Chotan

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1994]


8. Which of the following thermal power projects has the highest installed power capacity?

(a) Suratgarh
(b) Chabbra
(c) Kalisindh
(d) Kota

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9. Consider the following statements about Jalipa Kapurdi thermal power project of Rajasthan?
1. This power project is lignite based
2. It has been installed by the private developer
Which of the above statement is/are correct?

(a) Both I and II are incorrect.
(b) only statement II is correct.
(c) both I, and II are correct.
(d) Only Statement I is correct.

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10. The Dholpur Power Project will be based on-

(a) Lignite
(b) Water
(c) Solar
(d) Gas

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11. Natural Gas based power project is located at :

(a) Dholpur
(b) Jalipa
(c) Bhiwadi
(d) Ramgarh

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12. In Rajasthan, Supercritical thermal power plants are situated at-

(a) Mahi dam and Jawahar Sagar dam
(b) Rawatbhatta and Rana Pratap Sagar dam
(c) Chhabra and Suratgarh
(d) Chhabra and Rawatbhata

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13. Which of the following Supercritical power plants in Rajasthan is assumed to have the maximum established capacity at present?

(a) Kota thermal plant
(b) Suratgarh thermal power project
(c) Kalisindh Thermal Power project
(d) Chhabra Thermal Power project

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14. Which of the following agencies is playing an important role in the promotion of the production of non-conventional energy in Rajasthan?

(a) RUDA
(b) Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation
(c) Rajasthan Non-conventional Energy Corporation
(d) Rajasthan Non-conventional Energy Manufacturing corporation

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15. The Nodal agency for the generation of energy from nonconventional energy sources in Rajasthan is –

(a) State Ministry of New Renewable Energy
(b) None of these
(c) Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd.
(d) Centre for new and renewable energy sources.

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16. The place which is not associated with the atomic energy production is –

(a) Kalpakam
(b) Kota
(c) Kakrapar
(d) Kakinada

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1996]


17. In which of the following cities in Rajasthan is its atomic power plant situated?

(a) Udaipur
(b) Kota
(c) Banswara
(d) Alwar

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18. Consider the following statements-
In Rajasthan, development of Gas based power plants becomes most appropriate and preferred option for meeting the peak energy demand on following grounds-
(A) The state has no coal reserves.
(B) It is the most renewable source of energy.
(C) Hydro potential has already been exploited.
(D) Gas-based power plants need less water compared to the coal-based power plant.
Of these statements –

(a) (A) and (D) are correct.
(b) (A), (C) and (D) are correct.
(c) (A), (B) and (C) are correct.
(d) Only (A) and (C) are correct.

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19. In Rajasthan, there is great potential of bio-mass energy because of-

(a) Availability of desert area
(b) Availability of sunheat
(c) Availability of live stock
(d) Availability of mustard Chaff

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20. The following items consist of two statements, one labeled as assertion (A) and the other as reason (R).
You are required to examine these two statements and select the answer:
Assertion (A): Biogas is a good source of energy in Rural Rajasthan.
Reason (R): Rajasthan has a large number of domestic animals.
Code :

(a) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

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