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IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -2)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -2)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -2)

26. Which countries played in the Lawn Tennis Davis Cup Final in the year 2004?

(a) Switzerland and United States of America

(b) Spain and United States of America

(c) Australia and Argentina (d) Sweden and Belgium


27. Where do the Sahariya tribals, who were recently in the news, live?

(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Assam

(c) Rajasthan (d) Orissa


28. Whose autobiography is the book “My Music, My Life�

(a) Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma (b) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

(c) Pandit Ravi Shankar (d) Ustad Zakir Hussain


29. Consider the following statements :

1. India is the only country in the world producing all the five known commercial varieties of silk.

2. India is the largest producer of sugar in the world.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only (b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2


30. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Arjun

(b) Phalcon

(c) Saras

(d) Operation Seabird Indigenously produced Main Battle Tank (MBT) Cruise missile supplied by Russia to India Indigenously developed civilian passenger aircraft New Indian Naval Base at Karwar


31. Match items in the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I (Power Station)

(A) Kothagudem

(B) Raichur

(C) Mettur

(D) Wanakbori


List II (State)

1. Andhra Pradesh

2. Gujarat

3. Karnataka

4. Tamil Nadu


A B C D

(a) 4 2 1 3

(b) 1 3 4 2

(c) 4 3 1 2

(d) 1 2 4 3


32. For which one of the following, is Satara well-known?

(a) Thermal power plant (b) Wind energy plant

(c) Hydro-electric plant (d) Nuclear Power plant


33. Which one of the following companies has started a rural marketing network called ‘echaupals’?

(a) ITC (b) Dabur

(c) Proctor and Gamble (d) Hindustan Lever


34. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

(a) Rourkela Steel Plant, the first integrated steel plant in the Public Sector of India was set up with the Soviet Union collaboration

(b) Salem Steel Plant is a premier producer of stainless steel in India.

(c) Maharashtra Elektrosmelt Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Steel Authority of India Ltd.

(d) Visakhapatnam Steel Plant is a unit of the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.


35. Match items in the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I (Person)

(A)V.R.S. Natrajan

(B)A.K. Puri

(C)V. Thulasidas

(D)Jagdish Khattar


List II (Organization)

1. Bharat Heavy Electricals

Limited

2. Air India

3. Maruti Udyog Limited

4. Bharat Earth Movers Limited

5. Indian Space Research

Organization


A B C D

(a) 2 3 5 1

(b) 4 1 2 3

(c) 2 1 5 3

(d) 4 3 2 1


36. Which one of the following is the correct statements?

(a) The modern Kochi was s Dutch colony till India’s independence.

(b) The Dutch defeated the Portuguese and built Fort Williams in the modern Kochi.

(c) The modern Kochi was first a Dutch colony before the Portuguese took over from them.

(d) The modern Kochi never became a part of the British colony.


37. Which one of the following was probed by the Liberhan Commission?

(a) Test Cricket match fixing (b) Best Bakery Case

(c) Tehelka tapes Case (d) Demolition of the disputed

structure at Ayodhya


38. Which one of the following airports in India is the first to be owned by a public limited company?

(a) Dabolim Airport, Goa (b) Cochin airport

(c) Hyderabad airport (d) Bangalore airport


39. Consider the following statements :

1. Champaner - Pavagadh Archaeological Park

2. Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station, Mumbai

3. Mamallapuram

4. Sun Temple (Konark Temple)

Which of the above are included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1, 3 and 4

(c) 2 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


40. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Bahamas

(b) Costa Rica

(c) Nicaragua

(d) Dominican Republic Nassau San Jose Belmopan Santo Domingo


41. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given towns of Pakistan while moving from the North towards the South?

(a) Islamabad - Gujarawala - Peshawar - Multan

(b) Peshawar - Gujarawala - Multan - Islamabad

(c) Peshawar - Islamabad - Gujarawala - Multan

(d) Islamabad - Multan - Peshawar - Gujarawala


42. Where are the Balearic Islands located?

(a) Mediterranean Sea (b) Black Sea

(c) Baltic Sea (d) North Sea


43. Which one of the following countries does not border Lithuania?

(a) Poland (b) Ukraine

(c) Belarus (d) Latvia


44. Match List-I (Distinguished Person) with List-II (Achievement/Known as) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I

(A)Guenter Grass

(B)Trevor Huddleston

(C)Dicky Dolma

(D)Kim Campbell


List II

1. First woman Prime Minister

of Canada

2. Nobel Prize Winner for

literature

3. Leading campaigner against

apartheid in South Africa

4. Youngest woman to climb the Mt. Everest

5. American violinist


A B C D

(a) 5 3 2 1

(b) 2 3 4 1

(c) 5 3 4 2

(d) 2 4 1 3


45. Consider the following statements :

1. The Charter of the United Nations Organization was adopted at Geneva, Switzerland in June, 1945.

2. India was admitted to the United Nations Organization in the year 1945.

3. The Trusteeship Council of the United Nations Organization was established to the affairs of territories detached from Japan and Italy after the Second World War or such territories not under the control of a country at that time.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 (d) 3 only


46. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I (Distinguished Person)

(A)B.V. Rao

(B)C.K. Prahlad

(C)John Kurien

(D)Kiran Karnik


List II (Area of Work)

1. Automobiles Manufacture

2. Fisheries Economy

3. Information Technology and

Software

4. Poultry Farming

5. Management Science


A B C D

(a) 2 5 1 3

(b) 4 3 2 5

(c) 2 3 1 5

(d) 4 5 2 3


47. Consider the following statements :

1. The Parliament cannot enlarge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India as its jurisdiction is limited to that conferred by the Constitution

2. The officers and servants of the Supreme Court and High Courts are appointed by the concerned Chief Justice and the administrative expenses are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only (b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2


48. Consider the following statements :

1. Article 301 pertains to the Right to Property.

2. Right to Property is a legal right but not a Fundamental Right.

3. Article 300 A was inserted in the Constitution of India by the Congress Government at the Centre by the 44th Constitutional Amendment.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only (b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3


49. Who among the following invented Lasers?

(a) Theodore Maiman (b) Denis Papin

(c) Willam Moton (d) Fancis Crick


50. Consider the following statements :

1. Article 371A to 371I were inserted in the Constitution of India to meet regional demands of Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Goa.

2. Constitution of India and the United States of America can envisage a dual policy (The Union and the States) but a single citizenship.

3. A naturalized citizen of India can never be deprived of his citizenship.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 3

(c) 3 only (d) 1 only

 

 





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