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IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -3)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -3)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -3)

51. Who among the following wrote .The Communist Manifesto. along with Karl Marx ?
(a) Emile Durkheim
(b) Friedrich Engels
(c) Robert Owen
(d) Max Weber

52. Which portfolio was held by Dr. Rajendra Prasad in the Interim Government formed in the year 1946 ?
(a) Defence
(b) External Affairs and Commonwealth
(c) Food and Agriculture
(d) None

53. Who among the following was presented with the Sangeet Natak Akadami Ratna Award, 2005 for her lifetime achievement in dance ?
(a) Chandralekha
(b) Tanjavur Balasaraswati
(c) Uma Sharma
(d) Yamini Krishnamurthy

54. Which one of the following countries is the first country in the world to propose a carbon tax for its people to the address global warming ?
(a) Australia (b) Germany
(c) Japan (d) New Zealand
55. Consider the following statements :
1. A person who has held office as a permanent as a permanent Judge of a High Court cannot plead or act in any court or before any authority in India except the Supreme Court.
2. A person is not qualified for appointment as a Judge of a High Court in India unless he has for at least five years held a judicial office in the territory 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

57. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(a) Slovenia : Bratislava
(b) Seychelles : Victoria
(c) Sierra Leone : Freetown
(d) Uzbekistan : Tashkent

58. Who is Wole Soyinka ?
(a) A well-known economist
(b) A well-known football player
(c) A well-known industrialist owning steel plants in many parts of the world.
(d) A novel Prize winner for literature.

59. Consider the following statements :
1. Length of a terrestrial mile is lesser than that of a nautical mile.
2. Harmattan is a dusty land-wind of the East African Coast.
3. Greece and Albania from a part of the Iberian Peninsula.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

60. In a tournament each of the participants was to play one match against each of the other participants. 3 players fell ill after each of them had played three matches and had to leave the tournament. What was the total number of participants at the beginning, if the total number of matches played was 75 ?
(a) 8 (b) 10
(c) 12 (d) 15

61. P, Q, R, S and T reside in a 5-storeyed (Ground + 4) building, and each of them resides on a separate floor. Further,
1. T does not reside on the topmost floor.
2. Q does not reside on the ground floor.
3. S resides on one storey above that of P and one storey below that of R. To know as to which of the 5 persons resides on the ground floor which of the above statements are sufficient/ insufficient?
(a) 1 and 3 are sufficient
(b) 2 and 3 are sufficient
(c) 1, 2 and 3 are sufficient
(d) 1, 2 & 3 are insufficient

62. A box contains 5 sets of balls while there are 3 bails in each set. Each set of balls has one colour which is different from every other set. What is the least number of balls that must be removed from the box in order to claim with certainty that a pair of bails of the same colour has been removed?
(a) 6 (b) 7
(c) 8 (d) 9

63. Which one of the following countries is not a member of ASEAN?
(a) Vietnam
(b) Brunel Darussalam
(c) Bangladeh
(d) Myanmar

64. Consider the following statements in respect of India.s advanced satellite INSAT . 4A :
1. INSAT . 4A was launched in December, 2005 from New Mexico.
2. The European commercial launch service provider Arianespace was associated with the launch of INSAT . 4A.
3. Tata-Sky-a digital cable service provider is associated with DTH television broadcasting services from INSAT-4A.

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

65. Consider the following statements:
1. Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has been established by each State Government in India.
2. One of the components of the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) is upgradation of sub-transmission and distribution system for electricity in 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

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

Monastery

(a) Dhankar Monastery
(b) Rumtek Monastery
(c) Tabo Monastery
(d) Kye Monastery

State

(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Sikkim
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh

67. Match List-1 with List-II and select .the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List .I (Valley)

A. Markha Valley
B. Dzukou Valley
C. Sangla Valley
D. Yumthang Valley

List-II (State)

1. Sikkim
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Jammu and Kashmir
4. Nagaland

Codes :

A B C D

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

68. 3 digits are chosen at random from 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 without repeating any digit. What is the probability that their product is odd?
(a) 2/3 (b) 5/108
(c) 5/42 (d) 7/48

71. Where is Bundala Bioshpere Reserve which has been recently added to the UNESCO.s Man and Biosphere (MAB) network, located?
(a) Russia (b) India
(c) Sri Lanka (d) Bangladesh

72. Consider the following statements :
1. According to the Census 2001, Kerala has the smallest gap in male and female literacy rates among the 28 states of India (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).
2. According to the Census 2001, Rajasthan has literacy rate above the national average literacy rate

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 in respect of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 :
1. Under the provisions of the Act, 100 days of employment in a year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work has become a fundamental right.
2. Under the provisions of the Act, women are to get priority to the extent that one-half of persons who are given employment are women who have asked for work.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 and 2

74. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the Afghan rules to the throne of Delhi?
(a) Sikandar Shah-ibrahim Lodi-Bahlol Khan Lodi
(b) Sikandar Shah-Bahlol Khan Lodi- Ibrahim Lodi
(c) Bahlol Khan Lodi- Sikandar Shah- Ibrahim Lodi
(d) Bahlol Khan Lodi-Ibrahim Lodi- Sikandar Shah

75. Bhakta Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mugal Emperor?
(a) Babar (b) Akbar
(c) Jahangir (d) Aurangzeb





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