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IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2006) 4

IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2006) 4

IAS Prelims Previous Year Paper General Studies (2006)

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 multiple choice 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
11 of 16
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  f 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 persons 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 possessin 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

Code:
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

102. A mixed doubled tennis game is to be played between two teams (each team consists of one male and one female). There are 4 married couples. No team is to consists of a husband and his wife. What is the Maximum number of games that can be played? 
a. 12
b. 21
c. 36
d. 42

103. In an office, the number of persons who take tea is twice the number of persons who take only coffee. The number of persons who take coffee is twice the number of persons who take coffee is twice the number of persons who take only tea.

Consider the following statements :
1. The sum of the number of persons who take either tea or coffee or both is four times the number of persons who take both coffee and tea. 
2. The sum of the number of persons who take only coffee and those who take only tea is twice the number of persons who take both and coffee. 

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

104. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
List-I
A. Harold Pinter
B. Jacques Diouf
C. Jose Manuel Barroso
D. Raymond Lafitte

List-II
1. Director-General, Fao
2. President, European Commission
3. World Bank appointed expert for Adjudicating on the Baglihar Hydel Project
4. Litterateur

Code:
A B C D
a. 4 3 2 1
b. 4 3 2 1
c. 2 1 4 3
d. 2 3 4 1


105. Consider the following statements : 
1. Life Insurance Corporation of India is the oldest insurance company is India.
2. National Insurance Company Limited was nationalized in the year 1972 and made a subsidiary of General Insurance Corporation of India.
3. Headquarters of United India Insurance Company Limited are located at Chennai.

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 


106. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Railway Zone : Headquarters
a. North Eastern Railway: Gorakhpur
b. South Eastern Railway: Bhudaneshwar
c. Eastern Railway: Kolkata
d. South East Central Railway: Bilaspur

107. Which one of the following is the correct statements? Service tax is a/an
a. direct tax levied by the Central Government.
b. indirect tax levied by the Central Government
c. direct tax levied by the State Government
d. indirect tax levied by the State Government

108. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
a. Sigmund Freud : Psychoanalysis
b. Anna Freud : Child psychiatry
c. Milton Friedman : Economic
d. Eric R. Kandel : Literature

109. Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research?
a. President of India
b. Vice-President of India
c. Prime Minister of India
d. Union Minister of Science and Technology

110. Projects and Development India Limited is Mainly engaged is design engineering, procurement and supervision of construction/commissioning in which area?
a. Pharmaceutical plants
b. Petroleum refineries and sugar factories
c. Ship-building yard
d. Fertilizer and allied chemical plants

111. Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located?
a. Khadakwasia
b. Sileru
c. Jamnagar
d. Srisailam

112. Which one of the following companies is associated with the exploration and commercial production of oil in Barmer- Sanchore basin of Rajasthan?
a. Cairn Energy
b. Unocal Corporation
c. Reliance Energy Ventures
d. ONGC

113. Recently with Which country’s government did ONGC-Mittal Energy Limited (OMEL) sign a joint, venture deal of $6 billion dealing with infrastructure, refinery and power? 
a. Colombia
b. Venezuela
2. Nigeria
3. Saudi Arabia

114. Which one among the following as awarded the CSIR. Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2004 in September, 2005 by the Prime Minister of India? 
a. Infosys Technologies Ltd.
b. Midas Communication Technologies
c. Tata Consultancy Services
d. Biocon India Ltd.

115. Who among the following directed the film chosen as India’s official entry for the year 2006 Academy Awards?
a. Adodor Gopalakrishnan
b. Amol Palekar
c. Sanjay Leela Bhansali
d. Kunal Kohli

116. Recently Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the linking of two rivers as a link project. Which are these two rivers?
a. Betwa and Chambal
b. Betwa and Ken
c. Chambal and Son
d. Ken and Narmada

117. Who among the following laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire?
a. Amoghavarsha I
b. Dantidurga
c. Dhruva
d. Krishna I

118. With reference to the Government of India’s varius programmes, what is Nirmal Gram Puraskar?
a. It is an incentive scheme of scholarships for the single girl child in families in villages.
b. It is an incentive scheme of scholarships for female sportspersons from villages who represent their states in any game.
c. It is an incentive scheme for schools in the villages for computer education.
d. It is an incentive scheme Panchayati Raj institutions.

119. Which is the correct chronological sequence of the major events given below? 
1. SLV-3 Launch
2. Formation of Bagladesh
3. Sikkim becomes 22nd State of the Indian Union
4. Pokharan-I test.

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

120. Which of the following substances are found in the beach sands of many parts of Kerala?
1. Ilmenite
2. Zircon
3. Silimanite
4. Tungsten

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





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