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UPSC MODEL PAPER PATTERN 2008-09 (General Ability, General Medicine, Paediatrics) Paper -1

UPSC MODEL PAPER PATTERN 2008-09 (General Ability, General Medicine, Paediatrics) Paper -1

UPSC MODEL PAPER PATTERN 2008-09 (General ability, General medicine, Paediatrics) Paper -1

1.The genetically engineered “golden rice†is rich in
a.beta-carotene & magnesium
b.folic acid & iron
c.beta-carotene & iron
d.folic acid & magnesium

2.Which one the following plants is a source of a medical substance called Theophylline?
a.coca
b.tea
c.turmeric
d.vanilla

3.Which one of the following is generally used as a fungicide,while others are used as a insecticide ?
a.aldrin
b.dieldrin
c.heptachlor
d.hexachlorobenzene

4.Which of the following kinds of radiation is/are emitted by Uranium-238?
a.alpha rays only
b.alpha & beta rays
c.gamma rays only
d.alpha,beta,& gamma rays

5.Other than nitrogen & oxygen,which one of the following is the next most abundant gas in the dry air of lower atmosphere?
a.argon
b.carbon dioxide
c.helium
d.hydrogen

6.At which one of following cities do National highways No. 8,11 & 12 meets ?
a.delhi
b.jaipur
c.ajmer
d.udaipur

7.Which one of the following places doesn’t have an oil refinery ?
a.guwahati
b.mangalore
c.varanasi
d.visakhapatnam

8.A mixture of rain & snow is called :
a.Glaze
b.Frost
c.Shower
d.Sleet

9.One-third of the rajya sabha members retire every :
a.3 yrs
b.4 yrs
c.2 yrs
d.1 yrs

10.Which of the following allocates business to different Ministries/Departments in the govt. of INDIA ?
a.prime minister’e office
b.cabinate secretariate
c.ministry of parlimentary affairs
d.lok sabha secretariat

11.Which one of the following has the primary function of distrbuting the revenus between the centre & states?
a.dept. of expenditure in the union govt.
b.finance commission
c.inter-state council
d.planning commission

12.If a Panchayat is dissolved,elections are to be held within
a.1 month
b.3 month
c.6 month
d.1 yr

13.With reference to the parliament of INDIA,the question as to whether a bill is a money bill or not is decided by who among the following?
a.president of INDIA
b.prime minister
c.speaker of lok sabha
d.union finance minister

14.How many articles of the constitution of INDIA have provisions for the “Right to freedom of religion†?
a.2
b.3
c.4
d.5

15.Consider the following statements:
1.The vice president of INDIA is eleted by the members of both the houses of parliament
2.The deputy chairman of the rajya sabha is nominated by the chaiman of rajya sabha.

Which of the stataements given above is/are correct?
a.1 only
b.2 only
c.both 1 &2
d.none

16.Which among the following was first an acting president of INDIA & later the president of INDIA?
a.B.D.jatti
b.Fafhruddin Ali Ahmed
c.V.V.Giri
d.Zakir Hussain


17.As per census 2001,which one among the following states has shown the highest growth rate of population during 1991-2001?
a.tripura
b.nagaland
c.orissa
d.Rajasthan

18.Which one of the following is in the area of tropical rain forests?
a.Dudhwa national park
b.Satpura national park
c.Silent valley national park
d.Valley of flowers national park

19.Among the following,which is/are the greatest contributor to global warming as a consequence of human activities & life style?
a.carbon dioxide
b.chlorofluorocarbons
c.methane
d.ozone

20.Under the national maternal benefit scheme,what is the financial assistance given per birth for the first two birth to all pregnant women who attain 19 yrs of age & belong to BPL(below poverty line) households?
a.500/-
b.1000/-
c.1500/-
d.2000/-


21.As per the national population policy 2000,the medium-term objective is to bring the total fertility rate to replacement level by which yr?
a.2008
b.2010
c.2012
d.2014


22.For inventing which one of the following is Marc Koska best known?
a.Artificial blood
b.Disposable K1-syringe
c.vaccine against polio
d.ELISA test

23.Which one of the following describes the flouring substance asafoeetida(Hing)?
a.dried leaf extract
b.exudate from chopped roots
c.pith of stem boiled & dried
d.dried & hardened paste of fruit


24.What is the main constituent gas in CNG?
a.acetylene
b.butane
c.ethane
d.methane

25.In which yr did the Kyoto protocol came into force?
a.2001
b.2003
c.2005
d.2007

26.Consider the following statements :
1.Globally,diarrhoea kills more people than TB or malaria
1.Globally,diarrhoea is the second biggest killer of children.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
a.1 only
b.2 only
c.1 & 2
d.none


27.Which one of the following was the major outcome of the famous Earth summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992?
a.setting up of bio-safety standards
b.global strategy for control of panendemics
c.framework convention on climate change
d.framework on strategies for sustainable development


28.Consider the following statements:
1.EI Nino is a weather phenomenon observed in indian ocean
2.EI Nino is linked to droughts in nothern india

which of the statements given above is correct?
a.1 only
b.2 only
c.1 & 2
d.none

29.InINDIA,what is the approximate percentage of total land area which is categorised as nationally protected?
a.3%
b.5%
c.7%
d.9%

30.In which of the following country is life expectancy at birth is highest?
a.china
b.INDIA
c.srilanka
d.napal

31.Apt with acute chest pain,12 lead ECG shows ST elevation in leads II,III & aVF develops hypotension(BP-80/60 mmHg).Examination reveals elevated JVP,Kussmaul’s sign & hepatomegaly with clear lung fields.What is treatment modality of choice to correct hypotension ?
a.volume expansion with saline
b.dopamine infusion
c.dobutamine infusion
d.adrenaline infusion

32.A 45 yr old man presents with sudden onset of breathlessness & chest pain.Examination revealed tachypnoea,cynosis,hypotension,raised JVP,widely split second heart sound with rt.ventricular gallop.What is the most likely diagnosis?
a.Acute MI with cardiogenic shock
b.acute pericarditis
c.massive pulmonary embolism
d.pneumothorax


33.In which of the following differential cyanosis found:
a.VSD with reversal of shunt
b.PDA with reversal of shunt
c.ASD with reversal of shunt
d.tetralogy of fallot

34.A pt. Complains of intermittent claudication,dizziness & headhach.Which one the following is the likely diagnosis?
a.coarctation of aorta
b.PDA
c.tetralogy of fallot
d.ASD

35.What are the exacerbatuions of bronchial asthama,that occurs with little or no warning, called?
a.Brittle asthma
b.acute severe asthma
c.poorly controlled asthma
d.nocturnal asthma

36.DOC for exercise induced bronchial asthma:
a.theophylline
b.Ipratropium
c.crmolyn sodium
d.prednisolone

37.Which of the following features is not true about hypersensitive pneumonitis (extrinsic allergic alveolitis)?
a.Eosinophilia is a consistent feature
b.elevated ESR,C-reactive prt & RA factor are usually found
c.Examination of serum precipitins against suspected antigens is an important diagnostic workup
d.apical sparing is common

38.A 60 yr old chronic smoker presents with retrosternal chest pain with diaphorosis.The ECG shows ST elevation in V2-V4 leads for which primary PTCA & stent placement have been done.Which of the following drugs is not to be advised in the first 48 hrs of intervention?
a.A bciximab
b.aspirin
c.enalapril
d.dexamethasone


39.Microvesicular type of fatty liver is seen in a/e:
a.acute fatty liver of pregnancy
b.alcoholic liver disease
c.reye’s syndrome
d.phosphorus intoxication


40.The following drugs for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease alter gastric acid pH except:
a.ranitidine
b.sucralfate
c.rabeprazole
d.pirenzepine





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