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IRMA Question Paper-2 (Page 2)

IRMA Question Paper-2 (Page 2)

IRMA Question Paper-2 (Page 2)

Directions for questions 1 to 60: Select the correct alternative from the given choices.

 

31. Doldrums refer to . . .

(1) A belt of low pressure encircling the earth near equator.

(2) Depressed people

(3) Ancient Jewish Texts

(4) High pressure belts near equators

(5) Zones of high rainfall

 

32. Find the incorrect match.

(1) Indians --- Amazon basin

(2) Pygmies --- Congo basin

(3) Semang & Sekai --- Malaysian Jungles

(4) Head Hunters --- Sumatra

(5) Bushmen --- Kalahari desert

 

33. Which of the following nations is the largest producer of sulphur?

(1) Italy (2) Honduras (3) Jamaica

(4) Mexico (5) Trinidad

 

34. Which of the following country is known as the “The Land of the Living Fossils” . . .

(1) Africa (2) Australia (3) Asia

(4) Europe (5) Antarctica

 

35. The area under cultivation is decreasing at the fastest rate in the case of . . .

(1) Rice (2) Wheat (3) Sugarcane

(4) Tea (5) Jute

 

36. Which one of the following is known as the ‘silent killer’ . . .

(1) Leprosy (2) Tuberculosis

(3) Hypertension (4) Hepatitis-B

(5) Malaria

 

37. Indian Human Development report given to each village includes . . .

(1) Infrastructure and Amenties Index

(2) Education Related Index

(3) Health Related Index

(4) Only (1) and (2)

(5) (1), (2) as well as (3)

 

38. Where is the Korba power plant located?

(1) Madhya Pradesh (2) Uttar Pradesh

(3) Rajasthan (4) Haryana

(5) Chattisgarh

 

39. Which of the following is not a factor which is inhibiting marketing of agricultural produce in India . . .

(1) Lack of well developed infrastructure like Transport.

(2) Non existence of price incentives by the government.

(3) Lack of proper grading system of agricultural produce.

(4) Lack of standard weights and measures in remote areas.

(5) Vagaries of Monsoon, and Lack of good storage facilities.

 

40. The organization which collects and publishes the latest information about agricultural markets

(1) Food corporation of India.

(2) Central Statistical Organisation

(3) Directorate of Economics and Statistics.

(4) Planning Commission.

(5) National Institute of Rural Development.

 

41. National Consumer Rights day is observed on

(1) 24 July (2) 24 August

(3) 24 September (4) 24 December

(5) 24 October

 

42. Which of the following countries is the largest importer of Indian textiles . . .

(1) UK (2) Germany (3) France

(4) Russia (5) USA

 

43. Who was awarded the Fisher Black Award in January 2003 for his contribution to Financial Economics?

(1) Raghuram Rajan (2) Ravi Batra

(3) Amartyasen (4) Y V Reddy

(5) Ranga Rajan

 

44. Which of the following is a country for which India waived the loans under the ‘India Development Initiative?

(1) Tanzania (2) Nicaragua (3) Zambia

(4) Ghana (5) All of the above

 

45. Y Vengugopal Reddy who succeeded Bimal Jalan as the Governor of RBI, served which international institution before he took over as RBI head . . .

(1) World Bank (2) IMF (3) WTO

(4) UNO (5) ADB

 

46. Which was the first five year plan to give importance to Human resources?

(1) Eighth five year plan (2) Fifth five year plan

(3) Sixth five year plan (4) Third five year plan

(5) Fourth five year plan

 

47. The Aga Khan palace is situated in . . .

(1) Hyderabad (2) Pune (3) New Delhi

(4) Lucknow (5) Kolkata

 

48. Which of the following desirable effect results because of rotation of crops . . .

(1) Higher pest resistance

(2) Increase in fertility of soil

(3) Increase in the protein content of the yield

(4) Decrease in the use of pesticides

(5) Lower moisture content of the yield.

 

49. Aurora Borealis is . . .

(1) a species of frog

(2) a species of polar bear

(3) Luminous Northern Electric Radiation

(4) Luminous Southern Electric Radiation

(5) the fastest super Computer.

 

50. The practice of growing more than one crop in the same field is known as

(1) collective farming (2) mixed farming

(3) rotation of cultivation (4) Jhum cultivation

(5) shifting cultivation

 

51. The National Dairy research Institute (NDRI) is located at

(1) Anand, Gujarat (2) PantNagar, U.P

(3) Karnal, Haryana (4) Ludhiana, Punjab

(5) Bangalore, Karnataka

 

52. The first open university in India was started in

(1) New Delhi (2) Mumbai (3) Hyderabad

(4) Chennai (5) Kolkata

 

53. Identify the correct statements (s)

(1) involuntary employment and unemployment are one and the same.

(2) Disguised unemployed do not work to the full capacity.

(3) RWP, MFAL, SFDA are Irrigation Schemes.

(4) All of the above

(5) Only (1) & (2)

 

54. The largest producer of pepper in the world is

(1) Cambodia (2) Vietnam (3) India

(4) Indonesia (5) Zanzibar

 

55. The grasslands of Australia are known as

(1) Steppes (2) Prairies (3) Pampas

(4) Velds (5) Downs

 

56. The name of the first postal stamp to be issued in India was . .

(1) Black penny (2) Blue penny

(3) Red penny (4) Scinde Dawk

(5) Red hawk

 

57. Which of the following is a world leader in the production of Newsprint?

(1) Canada (2) USA (3) Russia

(4) Brazil (5) South Africa

 

58. Which of the following taxes is/are not collected by the municipal corporation?

(1) Tax on houses and open places.

(2) Tax on animals

(3) Octroi

(4) Entertainment tax

(5) None of the above

 

59. One rupee coins are issued by . . .

(1) Reserve Bank of India

(2) Ministry of Finance, Government of India

(3) Mints of respective State governments

(4) State Bank of India

(5) None of the above

 

60. Oxfam which funds developmental projects has its headquarters in . ..

(1) UK (2) USA (3) Canada

(4) India (4) France

 

Answer Key for IRMA Paper-2

31

1

36

3

41

4

46

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51

3

56

4

32

4

37

5

42

5

47

2

52

3

57

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33   

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38   

5   

43   

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48    

2    

53    

5     

58      

5      

34

2

39

2

44

5

49

3

54

2

59

2

35

5

40

3

45

2

50

2

55

5

60

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