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IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -1)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -1)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -1)

1. Match List . 1 with List . II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :
List . I
(National Park/ Wildlife Sanctuary)

A. Chandra Prabha
B. Karera
C. Jaisamand
D. Nahargarh

List . II

(Nearby Town)

1. Jaipur
2. Jhansi
3. Agra
4. Varanasi
5. Udaipur

A B C D

(a) 4 1 5 2
(b) 5 2 3 1
(c) 4 2 5 1
(d) 5 1 3 2

2. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
Well . known Company Major Area of Work
(a) Adobe Systems India : Software
(b) Sasken : Communication technology
(c) Genpact : Power generation
(d) Sunthite : Export of spices

3. Match List . I with Likst . II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List . I List . II
(Place of (State) Archaeological Monument)

A. Sisupalgarh 1. Assam
B. Piprahwa 2. Manipur
C. Goalpara 3. Orissa
D. Bishnupur 4. Uttar Pradesh

A B C D

(a) 2 4 1 3
(b) 2 1 4 3
(c) 3 4 1 2
(d) 3 1 4 2

4. In which one among the following is the speed of sound maximum ?
(a) Air at 0ºC (b) Air at 100ºC
(c) Water (d) Wood

5. Consider the following chemicals :
1. Benzene
2. Carbon tetrachloride
3. Sodium Carbonate
4. Trichloroethylene

Which of the above is/are used as dry cleaning chemicals ?

(a) 1 Only (b) 2 Only
(c) 1, 2 and 4 Only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

6. Consider the following statements :
1. Caffeine, a constituent of tea and coffee is a diuretic.
2. Citric acid is used in soft drinks.
3. Ascorbic acid is essential for the formation of bones and teeth.
4. Citric acid is a good substitution for ascorbic acid in our nutrition.

Which of the statements given above are correct ?

(a) 1 and 2, only (b) 1, 2 and 3, only
(c) 3 and 4 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

7. Which one of the following subjects is under the Union List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of Indian ?
(a) Regulation of labour and safety in mines and oilfields
(b) Agriculture
(c) Fisheries
(d) Public health

8. Consider the following statements :
1. There is no provision in the Constitution of India to encourage equal pay for equal work for both men and women.
2. The constitution of India does not define backward classes.

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

9. What is the new administrative capital proposed for Myanmar ?
(a) Bassein (b) Mandalay
(c) Myitkyina (d) Pyinmana

10. Consider the following statements :
1. Sikkim has the minimum area among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).
2. Chandigarh has the highest literacy rate among Pondicherry, NCT of Delhi and other Union Territories.
3. Maharashtra has the highest population after Uttar Pradesh among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 only (d) 3 only

11. Match List . I with Likst . II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List . I List . II
(Centre of (State)
Handicrafts)

A. Mon 1. Arunachal Pradesh
B. Nalbari 2. Assam
C. Pasighat 3. Meghalaya
D. Tura 4. Nagaland

A B C D

(a) 4 2 1 3
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 1 3 4 2
(d) 1 2 4 3

12. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(a) Vikramsila Monastery : Uttar Pradesh
(b) Hemkund Gurudwara : Himachal Pradesh
(c) Udayagiri Caves : Maharashtra
(d) Amaravati Buddhist Stupa : Andhra Pradesh

13. Consider the following statements :
1. The Rajya Sabha alone has the power to declare that it would be in national interest for the Parliament to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List.
2. Resolution approving the
Proclamation of Emergency are
passed only by the Lok Sabha.

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

14. What is the name of the vessel that delivers the nutrient rich blood from the stomach & small intestine to the liver ?
(a) Left hepatic artery
(b) Hepatic vein
(c) Right hepatic artery
(d) Hepatic portal vein

15. Consider the following statements with reference to human body :
1. The common bile duct release its contents into stomach.
2. The pancreatic duct releases its contents into duodenum.

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

Directions :
The following Six (6) items consist of two statements, one labeled as the .Assertion (A). and the other as .Reason (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the code given below :

16.
Assertion (A): .Balance of Payments. represents a better picture of a country.s economic transactions with the rest of the world than the .Balance of Trade..

Reason (R)
: .Balance of Payments.takes into account the exchange of both visible and invisible items whereas .Balance of Trade. does not.

17.
Assertion (A): In India, every state has a High Court in its territory.

Reason (R)
: The Constitution of India provides for a High Court in each state.

18.
Assertion (A): To orbit around the Sun, the planet Mars takes lesser time than the time taken by the Earth.

Reason (R)
: The diameter of the Planet Mars is less than that of the Earth.

19.
Assertion (A): Cellulose is used in making shatter proof glass.

Reason (R)
: Polysaccharides are not soluble in water.

20.
Assertion (A): Muhammad bin Tughlaq issued a new gold coin which was called Dinar by Ibn Batutah.

Reason (R)
: Muhammad bin Tughlaq wanted to issue token currency in gold coins to Promote trade with West Asian and North African countries.

21.
Assertion (A): The percentage of net sown area in the total area of Andhra Pradesh is less as compared to that of West Bengal.

Reason (R)
: The soil of most of Andhra Pradesh is laterite.

22. Consider the following statements in respect of welfare schemes launched by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India .
1. Drinking water for rural areas in one of the components of the Bharat Nirman Plan.
2. In the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 there is a provision that the statutory minimum wage applicable to agriculture workers in the State has to be paid to the workers under the Act.

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

23. What does the 104th Constitution Amendment Bill relate to ?
(a) Abolition of Legislative Councils in certain States
(b) Introduction of dual citizenship for persons of Indian origin living outside India
(c) Providing quota to socially and educationally backward classes in private educational institutions.
(d) Providing quota for religious minorities in the services under the Central Government.

24. Which one of the following statements is correct ?
Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBMA) concerns
(a) fiscal deficit only
(b) revenue deficit only
(c) both fiscal and revenue deficit
(d) neither fiscal deficit nor revenue deficit.

25. Consider the following statements :
1. Petronet LNG Ltd. Is setting up another LNG terminal at Mangalore.
2. The Head Office of the Dredging Corporation of India is at Visakhapatnam.
3. The Narwapahar Mine is operated by the Uranium Corporation of Indian Limited. Which of the statements given above are correct ?
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 2, only
(c) 2 and 3, only (d) 1 and 3, only





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