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IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2007) 5

IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2007) 5

IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2007) 5

121. Consider the following statements:
1. In the November 2006, DRDO successfully conducted the interception test using Prithvi II missile.
2. Prithvi II is a surface to surface missile and can be deployed to guard the metros against air attack . 

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

122. What was the purpose of the Operation Sukoon launched by Government of India?
a. Helping Indonesia in its efforts to rehabilitate the victims of earthquake in that country.
b. Evacuation the India national from Lebanon during the conflict in the middle east.
c. Assisting United Nations in its to help the Civil war victims in the Darfur region of North Africa.
d. Providing a relief package to farmers after a spate of suicides by other farmers in Andhra Pradesh.

123. Which one of the following is also known as Top Slip ?
a. Simlipal National Park
b. Periyar Wildlife Sanchary
c. Manjira Wildlife Sanchary
d. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

124. Who among of the following is Chile’s first women president ?
a. D Ortega
b. M Bachelet
c. E Morales
d. A Garcia

125. Consider the following statements :
1. The Judges (Inquiry) Bill 2006 Contemplates to establish a judicial council which will receive complaints against Judges of the Supreme Court including the chief Justice of India, High court Chief Justice and judges. 

2. Under the protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, a woman can file a petition before a 1st class Judicial Magistrate. 

Which of the statement given above is/ are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

126. Where is the famous Vijaya Vitala temple having its 56 carved pillars emitting musical noted located?
a. Belur
b. Bhadrachalam
c. Hampi
d. Srirangam

127. The National Housing Bank was set up in India as a wholly – owned subsidiary of which one of the following?
a. Sate Bank of India
b. Reserve Bank of India
c. ICICI Bank
d. Life insurance Corporation of India

128. If all the numbers from 501 to 700 are written, what is the total number of times does the digit 6 appear?
a. 138
b. 139
c. 140
d. 141

129. Parimarajan Negi excelled in which one of the following games ?
a. Billiards
b. Swimming
c. Chess
d. Weightlifting

130. A and B can complete work together in 5 Days. If A works at twice his speed and B at half of his speed, this work can be finished in 4 days. How many days would it take for A alone to complete the Job.
a. 10
b. 12
c. 15
d. 18

131. Amit starts from a point A and walks to another point B and then returns from B to A by his car and thus takes a total time of 6 hours and 45 minutes. If he had driven both ways in his car , he would have taken 2 hours less. How long would it take for him to walk both ways? 
a. 7 hours 45 minutes
b. 8 Hours 45 minutes
c. 8 hours 30 minutes
d. 8 hours 45 minutes

132. A person has to completely put each three liquids , 403 liters of petrol , 465 liters of diesel and 496 liters of mobile oil in bottles of equal size without mixing any the above three types of liquids such that each bottle is completely filled. What is the least possible number of bottles required?
a. 34
b. 44
c. 46
d. None of the above

133. A Train completes a journey with a few stoppages in between at an average speed of 40 Km per hour. If the train had not stooped anywhere, it would have completed the journey at an average speed of 60 Km per hour . On an average , how many minutes per hour does the train stop during the journey ? 
a. 20 minutes per hour
b. 18 minutes per hours
c. 15 minutes per hours
d. 10 minutes per hours

134. Who among of the following have been the Union Finance Minister of India ?
1. V P Singh
2. R Venkataraman
3. Y B Charan
4. Pranab Mukherjee

Select the correct answer using the code given below :
a. 1 , 2 and 3 only
b. 1 , 3 and 4 only
c. 2 and 4 only
d. 1, 2 , 3 and 4

135. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the decreasing order of production ( in million tones ) of the given food grains in India ?
a. Wheat – Rice – Pulses – Coarse Cereals
b. Rice – Wheat – Pulse- Coarse Cereals
c. Wheat – Rice – Coarse cereals – pulse
d. Rice – Wheat – Coarse Cereals – Pulse 

136. Which one of the following pairs of countries joined the European Union 2007?
a. Bulgaria and Romania
b. Bulgaria and Belgium
c. Romania and Slovenia
d. Hungary and Croatia

137. What was the average distance (approximate) between the Sun and the earth ?
a. 70 x 105 Km
b. 70 x 105 Km
c. 70 x 106 Km
d. 70 x 106 Km

138. Consider the following statements : 
1. If magenta and yellow coloured circles intersect, the intersected area will have red colour.
2. If cyan and magenta coloured circles intersect, the intersected area will have blue colure.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

139. Consider the following statements:
1. A flute of smaller length waves of lower frequency.
2. Sound travels in rocks in the form of longitudinal elastic waves only.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

140. Four wires of same material and of dimensions as under are stretched by a load of same magnitude separately. Which one of them will be elongated maximum. 
a. Wire of 1m length and 2 mm diameter
b. Wire of 2m length and 2 mm diameter
c. Wire of 3m length and 1.5 mm diameter
d. Wire of 1m length and 1 mm diameter

141. The average salary of 100 employees in an office is Rs 16000 per month. The management decided to raise salary of every employee by 5 % but stooped a transport allowance of Rs 800 per month which was paid earlier to every employee. What will be the new average monthly salary?
a. Rs 16000
b. Rs 16500
c. Rs 16800
d. Cannot be known since data are insufficient

142. Raghu Rai is well known for which one of the following areas?
a. Research in Mathematics
b. Photography
c. Water harvesting
d. Pollution control

143. Which one of the following organizations won the CSIR Award for Science and Technology ( S & T ) Innovations for Rural Development , 2006.
a. CLRI
b. IARI
c. NDDB
d. NDRI

144. Which one of the following cities does not have the same clock time as that of the others cities at any given instant ?
a. London ( UK )
b. Lisbon ( Portugal )
c. Accra ( Ghana )
d. Addis Ababa ( Ethiopia )

145. Which one of the following parts of the pitcher plants becomes modified into a pitcher?
a. Stem
b. Leaf
c. Stipule
d. Petiole

146. Assertion ( A). the Council of Ministers in the Union of India is collectively responsible both to the Lok sabha and The Rajya Sabha

Reasons ( R ) :
The Members of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are eligible to be the Ministers of the Union. 
a. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
b. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false 
d. A is false but R is true

147. Assertion (A): According to the wavell Plan, the Number of Hindu and Muslim members in the executive council were to be equal.

Reason (R) :
Wavell thought that this arrangement would have avoided the partition of India.
a. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
b. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true

148. Assertion (A) : River Kalinadi is an east following river in the Southern Part of India.

Reason (R) :
The Deccan Plateau is higher along its western edge and gently slopes towards the Bay of Bengal in the East.
a. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
b. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true

149. Assertion (A) : There are no tea plantations in any African country.

Reason (R) :
Tea plants need fertile soil with high humus.
a. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
b. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true

150. Assertion (A) : A jet aircraft moving at Mach Number equal to 1 travels faster at an altitude of 15 km than while moving at Mack Number equal to 1 near the sea level.

Reason (R) :
The velocity of sounds on the temperature of surrounding medium. 
a. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
b. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true





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