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IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -3)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -3)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -3)

51. Consider the following statements :

1. Part IX of the Constitution of India contains provisions for Panchayats and was inserted by the Constitution ( 73rd Amendment) Act, 1992

2. Part IX A of the Constitution of India contains provisions for municipalities and the Article 243 Q envisages two types of municipalities - Municipal Council and a Municipal Corporation for every state.

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


52. Consider the following statements :

1. Lord Mountbatten was the Viceroy when Shimla Conference took place

2. Indian Navy Revolt, 1946 took place when the Indian sailors in the Royal Indian Navy at Bombay and Karachi rose against the Government.

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


53. Which one of the following territories was not affected by the Revolt of 1857?

(a) Jhansi (b) Chittor

(c) Jagdishpur (d) Lucknow


54. Which one of the following places did Kunwar Singh, a prominent leader of the Revolt of 1857 belong to?

(a) Bihar (b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Rajasthan (d) Uttar Pradesh


55. Which one of the following pairs are correctly matched?

Movement/Satyagraha

1. Champaran

2. Ahmedabad Mill Workers

3. Kheda


Person Actively Associated With

Rajendra Prasad

Morarji Desai

Vallabhbhai Patel

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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

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


56. Who among the following was not associated with the formation of U.P. Kisan Sabha in February 1918?

(a) Indra Narain Dwivedi (b) Gauri Shankar Misra

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru (d) Madan Mohan Malviya


57. Who among the following drafted the resolution on fundamental rights for the Karachi Session of Congress in 1931?

(a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


58. In October 1920, who of the following headed a group of Indians gathered at Tashkent to set up a communist Party of India?

(a) H. K. Sarkar (b) P. C. Joshi

(c) M. C. Chagla (d) M. N. Roy


59. At which Congress Session was the Working Committee authorized to launch a programme of Civil Disobedience?

(a) Bombay (b) Lahore

(c) Lucknow (d) Tripuri


60. In which one of the following provinces was a Congress Ministry not formed under the Act of 1935?

(a) Bihar (b) Madras

(c) Orissa (d) Punjab


61. Consider the following statements : On the eve of the launch of Quit India Movement, Mahatma Gandhi

1. asked the Government servants to resign.

2. asked the soldiers to leave their posts.

3. asked the Princes of the Princely States to accept the sovereignty of their own people.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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


62. Where were the Ghadar revolutionaries, who became active during the outbreak of the World War I based?

(a) Central America (b) North America

(c) West America (d) South America


63. What was Komagata Maru?

(a) A political party based in Taiwan

(b) Peasant communist leader of China

(c) A naval ship on voyage to China

(d) A Chinese village where Mao Tse Tung began his Long march


64. Who among the following was a proponent of Fabianism as a movement?

(a) Annie Beasant (b) A. O. Hume

(c) Michael Madhusudan Dutt (d) R. Palme Dutt


65. Recently, to which of the following countries did India offer to build a Buddha Temple?

(a) China (b) Myanmar

(c) Thailand (d) Vietnam


66. Which one of the following is not an ASEAN member?

(a) Cambodia (b) China

(c) Laos (d) Philippines


67. Consider the following :

1. Disputes with mobile cellular companies

2. Motor accident cases

3. Pension cases

For which of the above are Lok Adalats held?

(a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2

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


68. Consider the following statements :

1. Second World Buddhist Summit was held in Bangkok in November-December, 2004

2. World Punjabi Conference was held in Jalandhar in December, 2004

3. 4th Meeting of the SAARC, Trade Ministers was held in Islamabad in November, 2004

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 3 only (b) 1 and 2

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


69. Consider the following statements :

1. The Parliament of Russia is called Federal Assembly.

2. The Council of the Federation in the Russian Parliament is the lower house

3. The name of the upper house in the Russian Parliament is State Duma.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

(c) 2 and 3 (d) 1 only


70. Consider the following statements :

1. Great Britain comprises England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

2. England covers less than 60% of the total area of the United Kingdom.

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


71. Consider the following statements :

1. During the process of osmosis, the solvent travels from the concentrated solution to the dilute solution.

2. In the reverse osmosis, external pressure is applied to the dilute solution.

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


72. Consider the following statements :

1. Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) has been established by the International Development Association (IDA) to provide further assistance to lowincome countries facing high level of indebtedness.

2. Singapore Regional Training Institute (STI) is one of the institutes that provide training in macroeconomics analysis and policy, and related subjects as a part of programme of the IMF Institute.

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


73. Consider the following statements :

1. Sensex is based on 50 of the most important stocks available on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

2. For calculating the Sensex, all the Sensex stocks are assigned proportional weightage.

3. New York Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in the world.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only (b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3 (d) None


74. Consider the following statements :

1. The Headquarters of the International Organization for Standardization are located in Rome

2. ISO 9000 relates to the quality management system and standards.

3. ISO 14000 relates to environmental management system standards.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

(c) 2 and 3 (d) None


75. Consider the following statements :

1. In the First Round Table Conference Dr. Ambedkar demanded electorates for the depressed classes.

2. In the Poona Pact, special provisions for representation of the depressed people in the local bodies and civil services were made.

3. The Indian National Congress did not take part in the Third Round Table Conference.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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





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