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IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -4)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -4)

IAS GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS QUESTION PAPER - 2006 (PART -4)

76. In Indian history, who was abdul Hamid Lahori?
(a) An important military commander during Akbar.s reign
(b) An official historian of the reign of Shah Jahan
(c) An important noble and confidant of Aurangzeb
(d) A chronicler and poet during the reign of Muhammad Shah

78. Who was the Governor-General of India during the Sepoy Mutiny?
(a) Lord Canning (b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Hardinge (d) Lord Lytton

79. Consider the following statements about
Madam Bhikaji Cama :
1. Madam Cama unfurled the National Flag at the international Socialist Conference in Paris in the year 1907.
2. Madam Cama served as private secretary to Dadabhai Naoroji.
3. Madam Cama was born to Parsi parents.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

80. Whom did Croatia defeat in the Davis Cup- 2005 Finals to win the Davis Cup-2005?
(a) United States of America
(d) Slovak Republic
(c) Argentina
(d) Spain

81. The initial design and construction of which massive temple took place during the reign of Suryavarman II?
(a) Sri Mariamman Temple
(b) Angkor Vat
(c) Batu Caves Temple
(d) Kamakhya Temple

82. Indian Airlines (New name :Indian) have redesigned their logo which is a graphic wheel. This logo has been inspired from which one of the following?
(a) Hampi Temples
(b) Mamallapuram Temples
(c) Sun Temple, Konark
(d) Khajuraho Temple

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

List-I

A. E.C.G. Sudarshan
B. V. Shanta
C. T.N. Krishnan
D. Mahesh Dattani

List-II

1. Theatre
2. Violin
3. Research in Physics
4. Cancer treatment
5. Water-harvesting

A B C D

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

84. Where is Davos- the venue of the annual meeting of World Economic . Forum, located?
(a) France (b) Germany
(c) Switzerland (d) Luxembourg

85. What is the Universal Product Code (UPC) adopted for?
(a) Fire safely code in buildings
(b) Earthquake-resistant buildings code
(c) Bar code
(d) Against aduiteration eatables

86. What does the term .Dolby B, or .Dolby C. printed on tape recorders and other sound system refer to?
(a) Frequency modulated system
(b) Amplitude Modulated system
(c) Noise reduction circuit
(d) Both DC and AC power can be used

87. Consider the following statements :
1. The Richter scale is a logarithmic scale and so an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of 10 times in amplitude.
2. Each integer reading of the Richter scale has an energy 100 times that of the previous integer reading.

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

88. For which sport is the Val Barker Cup awarded in the Olympic Games?
(a) Swimming (b) Boxing
(c) Long Jump (d) High Jump
89. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) States Reorganization Act : Andhra Pradesh
(b) Treaty of Yandabu : Assam
(c) State of Bilaspur : Himachal Pradesh
(d) Year 1966 : Gujarat becomes a State

90. Consider the following statements:
1. Assam shares a border with Bhutal and Bangladesh.
2. West Bengal shares a border with Bhutan and Nepal
3. Mizoram shares a border with Bangladesh and Myanmar

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
91. Which one among the following was the first to legalize euthanasia?
(a) Austria (b) Switzerland
(c) Netherlands (d) Canada

92. in a question paper, there are four multiplechoice questions. Each question has five choices with only one choice for its correct answer. What is the total number of ways in which a candidate will
not
get all the four answers correct?
(a) 19 (b) 120
(c) 624 (d) 1024

93. Which one of the following is
not
a Central University?
(a) Pondicherry University
(b) Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
(c) Visva Bhati, Shanti Niketan
(d) University of Madras, Chennai
94. Consider the following statements :

1. Free and compulsory education to the children of 6-14 years age group by
the state was made a Fundamental Right by the 76th
Amendment to the Constitution of India.
2. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan seeks to provide computer education even in rural areas.
3. Education was included in the Concurrent List by the 42nd Amendment, 1976 to the Constitution of India.

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

95. There are 8 equitant points A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H in the clockwise direction on the periphery of a circle. In a time interval t, a person reaches from A to C with uniform motion while another person reaches the point E from the point B during the same time interval with uniform motion. Both the persons move in the same direction along the circumference of the circle and start at the same instant. How much time after the start, will the two persoins meet each other?
(a) 4t (b) 7t
(c) 9t (d) Never

96. Each of the persons A, B, C, D and E possesses Unequal number (<10) of similar items. A, B and C possess 21 items in all, while C, D and E possess 7 items in all. How many items do A and B possess in all?
(a) 15 (b) 17
(c) 18 (d) Data is insufficient

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

List-I (Leading Woman Lawn Tennis Player)

A Daniela Hantuchova
B. Patty Schnyder
C. Nadia Petrova
D. Amelie Mauresmo

List-II (Country)

1. Russia
2. Slovakia
3. France
4. Switzerland

A B C D

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

98. Claims to the historical Macedonian territory have been a bone of contention between which of the following countries?
(a) Portugal and Spain
(b) Bulgaria and Greece
(c) Romania and Bulgaria
(d) Portugal and Greece

99. Huangpu River flows through which one of the following cities?
(a) Beijing (b) Ho Chi Minh City
(c) Shanghai (d) Manila

100.Which one of the following countries is the leading producer of uranium?
(a) United States of America
(b) Canada
(c) Germany
(d) Zambia

101.There are three parallel straight lines. Two points A and B are marked on the first line, points C and D are marked on the second line, and points E and F are marked on the third line. Each of these 6 points can move to any position on its respective straight line.
Consider the following statements:
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2





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