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IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -6)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -6)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2005 (PART -6)

126. In Which one of the following countries, is Tamil a major language?

(a) Myanmar (b) Indonesia

(c) Mauritius (d) Singapore


127. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given Indian cities in the decreasing order of their normal annual rainfall?

(a) Kochi - Kolkata - Delhi - Patna

(b) Kolkata - Kochi - Patna - Delhi

(c) Kochi - Kolkata - Patna - Delhi

(d) Kolkata - Kochi - Delhi - Patna


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


List I (City)

(A)Washinton D.C.

(B)Berlin

(C)Paris

(D)Madrid


List II (River)

1. River Manzanares

2. River Seine

3. River Spree

4. River Potomac


A B C D

(a) 2 3 4 1

(b) 4 1 2 3

(c) 2 1 4 3

(d) 4 3 2 1


129. Consider the following statements :

1. The Constitution of the United States of America came into force in the year 1810.

2. All revenue bills must originate in the House of Representatives of the US Congress.

3. George W. Bush is the only President in the history of the United States of America whose father was also the President of the United States of America.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only (b) 2 only

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


130. Which one of the following diseases of milching animals are infectious?

1. Foot and Mouth disease
 2.Anthrax
3. Black Quarter
4.Cowpox

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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

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


131. Under which one of the Ministries of the Government of India does the Food and Nutrition Board work?

(a) Ministry of Agriculture.

(b) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

(c) Ministry of Human Resource Development

(d) Ministry of Rural Development


132. Consider the following statements :

1. Dengue is a protozoan disease transmitted by mosquitoes.

2. Retro-orbital pain is not a symptom of Dengue.

3. Skin rash and bleeding from nose and gums are some of the symptoms of the Dengue.

Which one of the following

(a) 1 and 2 (b) 3 only

(c) 2 only (d) 1 and 3


133. Who among the following is not a member of the Investment Commission formed in December, 2004?

(a) Ratan Tata (b) Deepak Parekh

(c) Ashok Ganguly (d) Kumaramangalam Birla


134. Consider the following statements :

1. Silent Valley National Park is in the Nallamalai range.

2. Pathrakkadavu Hydroelectric Project is proposed to be built near the Silent Valley National Park.

3. The Kunthi river originates in Silent Valley’s rainforests.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 (b) 2 only

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


135. In Which one of the following countries did hundreds of people die in year 2004 as a result of flooding and mudslides triggered by Tropical storm Jenne?

(a) Colombia (b) Haiti

(c) Sudan (d) Ghana


136. Consider the following statements :

1. Areawise, Chhattisgarh is larger than West Bangal.

2. According to the Population 2001 Census population of West Bangal is larger than that of Chhattisgarh.

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


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

Current Name

(a) Harare

(b) Ethiopia

(c) Ghana

(d) Kinshasa


Old Name

Salisbury

Abyssinia

Dutch Guiana

Leopoldvile


138. Which one of the following statements is correct ?

(a)The First Meeting of the Parties (MOP 1) to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety was held in

Philippines in the year 2004.

(b)India is not a signatory to the Biosafety Protocol/Convention on Biological Diversity.

(c)The Biosafety Protocol deals with genetically modified organisms.

(d)The United States of America is member of the Biosafety Protocol/ Convention on Biological Diversity.


139.Where was world’s largest ever Meet on HIV AIDS held in July, 2004?

(a)Bankok (b)Singapore

(c)New York (d)Rome


140. Consider the following statements:

1. Global Trust Bank has been amalgamated with the Punjab National Bank.

2. The second report of the Kelkar Committee dealing with direct and indirect taxes has maintained its original recommendations including the abolition of exemptions relating to housing loans.

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


141. Which one of the following are the correct statements on the basis of Census-2001?

(a) Bihar has the highest percentage of the Scheduled Castes of its population

(b) The decadal growth of population of India (1991-2001) has been below 20%.

(c) Mizoram is the Indian State with the least population.

(d) Pondicherry has the highest sex ratio among the Union Territories.


142. The Constitution (98th Amendment) Act is related to :

(a) Empowering the Centre to levy and appropriate service tax

(b) The Constitution of the National Judicial Commission

(c) Readjustment of electoral constituencies on the basis of the Population Census 2001

(d) The demarcation of new boundaries between States


143. Consider the following statements:

1. India is the second country in the world to adopt a National Family Planning Programme.

2. The National Population Policy of India 2000 seeks to achieve replacement level of fertility by 2010 with a Population of 111 crores.

3. Kerala is the first State in India to achieve replacement level of fertility.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2

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


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

List I (Lawn Tennis Tournament)

(A)French Open 2004

(B)Wimbledon 2004

(C)US Open 2004

(D)Australian Open 2004


List II (Winner of woman single)

1. Svetlana Kuznetsova

2. Anastasia Myskina

3. Maria Sharapova

4. Serena Williams

5. Jastine Henin Hardene


A B C D

(a) 5 1 4 2

(b) 2 3 1 5

(c) 5 3 1 2

(d) 2 1 4 5


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

List I (Former Sport Person)

(A).Wallly Grout

(B).Eusebio

(C)Rod Laver

(D)Mark Spitz


List II ( Game /Sport)

1. Swimming

2. Lawn Tennis

3. Cricket

4. Football

5. Basketball


A B C D

(a) 3 5 2 4

(b) 2 4 3 1

(c) 3 4 2 1

(d) 2 5 3 4


146. Which one of the following statements is not correct ?

(a)There is no definition of the Scheduled Tribe in the Constitution of India.

(b)North-East India accounts for a little over half of the country’s tribal Population.

(c)The people known as Todas live in the Nilgiri area.

(d)Lotha is a language spoken in Nagaland.


147. Consider the following statements :

1. The forest cover in India Constitutes around 20% of its geographical area. Out of the total forest cover, dense forest constitutes around 40%

2. The National Forestry Action Programme aims at bringing one-third of the area of India under tree/forest cover.

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


148. Consider the following statements:

1. The Man Booker Prize is awarded to citizen of any of the countries of the British Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.

2.A leading London-based software company underwrites the Man Booker Prize presently.

3. The winner of the Man Booker Prize in year 2004 is a South Asian.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only (b) 1 and 3

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

149.
Consider the following statements :

1.The number of post offices in India is in excess of 1.5 lakhs.

2.Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was formed in the year 1997.

3.Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was established in the year 2000.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

(c) 1 only (d) 3 only


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

Person

1. Champadevi Shukla

2. Dr. P. Sri Ramachanrudu

3. Ela Ramesh Bhatt

4. Upamany Chatterjee


Award

Goldman Environmental Prize Vachaspti Puraskar Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management Lalit Kala Ratna Award

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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

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





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