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Model Test Paper ForCivil Services (Pre) Examination 2009 - Part - 3

Model Test Paper ForCivil Services (Pre) Examination 2009 - Part - 3

Model Test Paper ForCivil Services (Pre) Examination 2009 - Part - 3

61. Consider the following statement and select correct answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : When British Rule ended in India, many Anglo-Indians migrated to Australia.

Reason (R) : Some migrations are caused by religious attraction.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are 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.

 

62. Consider the following statement and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The boundary marking the termination of tree growth is known as timber line.

Reason (R) : Its location is determined by the amount of moisture, exposure, evaporation and depth of snow.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are 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.

 

63. In India, the problem of soil erosion is associated with—

1. Excessive rainfall

2. Deforestation

3. Excessive Cultivation

4. Overgrazing

Codes :

(A) 1 and 2 are correct

(B) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(C) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(D) 2 and 4 are correct

 

64. Consider the following statement and select correct answer from the codes given below—

Assertion (A) : Offshore fishing in Malabar coast is more developed than that in the Coromandel coast.

Reason (R) : Malabar coast has better facilities to export sea fish to African countries.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are 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.

 

65. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—

List-I (Cattle Breed)

(a) Gir

(b) Alambadi

(c) Dangi

(d) Deoni

List-II (State)

1. Tamil Nadu

2. Maharashtra

3. Gujarat

4. Andhra Pradesh

Codes :

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) 1 2 3 4

(B) 2 3 4 1

(C) 3 1 4 2

(D) 3 1 2 4

 

66. Consider the following statement and select correct answer from the codes given below—

Assertion (A) : Indian agriculture is no longer the gamble of the monsoons.

Reason (R) : There is recent expansion of dry land farming in India.

Codes :-

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are 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.

 

 

67.. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—

List-I (Name of Crop)

(a) Rice

(b) Jowar

(c) Jute

(d) Coffee

List-II (State Growing)

1. Maharashtra

2. Orissa

3. Karnataka

4. West Bengal

Codes :

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) 1 2 3 4

(B) 2 3 4 1

(C) 3 4 1 2

(D) 2 1 4 3

 

68. Which of the following dams has generation of power more than irrigation as its main aim ?

(A) Gandhi Sagar

(B) Hirakud

(C) Periyar

(D) Tunghabhadra

 

69. Consider the following—

1. Hematite

2. Magnetite

3. Limonite

4. Siderite

Which of the above are iron ore ?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 1, 2 and 3 only

(C) 1, 2 and 4 only

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

70. Which Government agency is responsible for mapping and exploration of minerals in India ?

(A) Survey of India

(B) Geological Survey of India

(C) Minerals Development Corporation

(D) Indian School of Mines

 

71. Which one of the following is not a source of geothermal energy ?

(A) Hot Geyser

(B) Hot Spring

(C) Coal

(D) Volcano

 

72 Malvika Steel Plant, the first fully integrated steel plant in North, India, was set up in—

(A) Bihar

(B) Himachal Pradesh

(C) Uttar Pradesh

(D) Punjab

 

73. The following countries are the major trading partners of India. Using codes given below their names, put these countries in sequential order of their share in total trade of India—

1. U.S.A.

2. China

3. Hong Kong

4. United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Codes :

(A) 1, 4, 3 and 2

(B) 2, 1, 4 and 3

(C) 4, 3, 1 and 2

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

74. Which one of the following public sector agencies in India is not associated with promotion of international trade ?

(A) State Trading Corporation (STC)

(B) Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC)

(C) Projects and Equipment Corporation of India (PEC)

(D) Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited (IDPL)

 

75. Consider the following statement and select correct answer from the codes given below—

Assertion (A) : The Rajasthan desert is covered with shifting sand dunes.

Reason (R) : For want of rain and surface flowing of water, the work of wind is felt everywhere.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are 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.

 

76. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—

List-I (Summit)

(a) Dodabetta

(b) Nanda Devi

(c) Amarkantak

(d) Guru Sikhar

List-II (Mountain Range)

A. Nilgiri Hills

B. Himalaya Mountains

C. Aravali Range

a b c

1.A B C

2.B A C

3.C A B

4.B C A

 

77. Match the following features of Indian Constitution and their sources—

List-I

(a) Bill of Right and Judicial Review.

(b) Parliamentary System of Democracy.

(c) Directive Principles.

(d) Residuary Powers with Centre.

List-II

1. England

2. Ireland

3. U.S.A.

4. Canada

Codes :

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) 4 1 2 3

(B) 1 2 3 4

(C) 3 4 2 1

(D) 3 1 2 4

78. Which one of the following diagrams shows the direction and duration of wind ?

(A) Cartogram

(B) Climogram

(C) Ergograph

(D) Star diagram

 

79. June 21 is the longest day of the year for those living in the Northern hemisphere. What is the shortest day of the year for those living in the Southern hemisphere ?

(A) March 21

(B) September 21

(C) December 21

(D) June 21

 

80. Which one of the following countries is not a founder member of OPEC ?

(A) Algeria

(B) Kuwait

(C) Iraq

(D) Iran

 

81. Bar is a unit of which one of the following ?

(A) Force

(B) Energy

(C) Pressure

(D) Frequency

 

82. With which one of the following countries, India shares maximum length of the border ?

(A) Bangladesh

(B) Pakistan

(C) China

(D) Nepal

 

83. Consider the following statements—

1. Doris Lessing becomes the oldest person to win the Nobel prize in Literature (2007).

2. She is a school dropout.

3. Jane Moor is the pseudonym of Doris Lessing.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

84. Liberhan Commission has been appointed to deal with which one of the following ?

(A) Anti-Sikh Riots, 1984

(B) Demolition of Babri Masjid

(C) Godhra Incident

(D) Mumbai Communal Riots

 

85. Which one of the following industries is not recommended by Investment Commission as National Thrust Area ?

(A) Tourism

(B) Information Technology

(C) Agro-processing

(D) Textiles

 

86. The Kyoto Protocol commits the developed nations, including economies in transition to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by which one of the following during the years 2008-2012 ?

(A) An average of 4% below 1990 levels

(B) An average of 5% below 2000 levels

(C) An average of 4•2% below 2000 levels

(D) An average of 5•2% below 1990 levels

 

87. According to the provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003 and FRBM Rules, 2004, the Government is under obligation to present three statements before the Parliament

along with the Annual Budget.

Which one of the following is not one of them ?

(A) Macroeconomic Framework Statement

(B) Fiscal Policy Strategy Statement

(C) Medium-term Fiscal Policy Statement

(D) Statement showing Shortterm Fiscal Policy

 

88. What is an ECO-MARK ?

(A) A scheme for labeling pollution-free industrial unit

(B) A scheme for labeling environment friendly consumer product

(C) A cost-effective production technique

(D) An international certification recognizing eco-friendly building

 

89. Which among the following is the oldest board under the Department of Commerce ?

(A) The Rubber Board

(B) The Tea Board

(C) The Coffee Board

(D) The Tobacco Board

 

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

(A) Fiat — Italy

(B) Nissan — Japan

(C) Toyota — Japan

(D) Hyundai — Germany

ANSWERS

61. (4) 62. (3) 63. (4) 64. (1) 65. (4) 58. (C) 67. (3) 68. (1) 69. (4) 67. (1) 68. (4) 69. (2) 70. (3) 71. (3) 72. (4) 73. (2) 74. (4) 75. (1) 76. (1) ) 77.(4) 78(3) 79(4) 80(1) 81(3) 82(3) 83(2) 84(2) 85(2) 86(4) 87(4) 88(4) 89(3) 90(4)





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