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Model Test Paper ForCivil Services (Pre) Examination 2009 - Part - 4

Model Test Paper ForCivil Services (Pre) Examination 2009 - Part - 4

Model Test Paper ForCivil Services (Pre) Examination 2009 - Part - 4

91. Consider the following statements—

1. At the time of independence, the Government of India followed the calendar based on Saka era.

2. The National Calendar commenced on Chaitra 1 Saka, 1879 corresponding to 22 March 1957 A.D.

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

 

92. The Sun Temple of Konark was built by Narasimhadeva 1. To which dynasty did he belong to ?

(A) Somavamsi dynasty

(B) Imperial Ganga dynasty

(C) Suryavamsi Gajapati dynasty

(D) Bhoi dynasty

 

93. Which of the following is a rich source of energy ?

(A) Protein

(B) Lipid

(C) Carbohydrate

(D) Vitamin

94. In human body, what is the number of cervical vertebrae ?

(A) 5

(B) 7

(C) 8

(D) 12

 

95. The terms Lubb and Dubb relate to which one of the following ?

(A) Heart

(B) Eyes

(C) Teeth

(D) Lungs

96. In normal adult human, what is the rate of heartbeat per minute ?

(A) 72–80

(B) 70–75

(C) 80–97

(D) 82–87

 

97. Which one of the following is considered as the easily digestible source of protein ?

(A) Egg albumin

(B) Soyabean

(C) Fish flesh

(D) Red meat

 

98. Which of the following plants is not capable of manufacturing own food ?

(A) Algae

(B) Mushroom

(C) Carrot

(D) Cabbage

 

99. Which one of the following peaks is the highest ?

(A) Nanda Devi

(B) Kanchenjunga

(C) Godwin Austen

(D) Nanga Parbat

 

100. Which one of the following is the correct order in which the following cities are located from West to East ?

 

(A) Alwar – Gorakhpur – Ranchi – Bhagalpur

(B) Bhagalpur – Ranchi – Alwar – Gorakhpur

(C) Ranchi – Alwar – Bhagalpur – Gorakhpur

(D) Gorakhpur – Bhagalpur – Ranchi – Alwar

101. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

Country / Currency

(A) Myanmar / Baht

(B) Thailand / Kyat

(C) Cambodia / Riel

(D) Vietnam / Rupiah

 

102. Which waterway separates India from Sri Lanka ?

(A) Eight Degree Channel

(B) Palk Strait

(C) Ten Degree Channel

(D) Andaman Sea

 

103. Which one of the following countries is not a UN member country ?

(A) Greece

(B) Taiwan

(C) Portugal

(D) Australia

 

104. Consider the following statements—

The South-West Monsoon originates in India due to—

1. low pressure in the Punjab plain

2. high pressure in areas South of India

3. equatorial low being filled up by descending air current

4. the Himalayas

Which of the statements given above are correct ?

(A) 1 and 4 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 2 and 4 only

 

105. Which one of the following iron and steel plants was established with the British collaboration ?

(A) Bhilai

(B) Rourkela

(C) Bokaro

(D) Durgapur

 

106. Which of the following divides India into Northern and Southern parts ?

(A) Equator

(B) Tropic of Cancer

(C) Tropic of Capricorn

(D) Arctic Circlc

 

107. Which one of the following is the oldest oil refinery in India ?

(A) Haldia

(B) Koyali

(C) Digboi

(D) Mathura

 

108. Consider the following events—

1. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

2. Second Civil Disobedience Movement

3. Congress Split at Surat

4. Boycott of Simon Commission

Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the above events ?

(A) 3, 1, 4, 2

(B) 1, 4, 2, 3

(C) 4, 2, 3, 1

(D) 2, 3, 1, 4

 

109. The characteristic odour of Garlic is due to which one of the following ?

(A) Chlorine - containing compounds

(B) Fluorine - containing compounds

(C) Nitrogen - containing compounds

(D) Sulphur - containing compounds

 

110. What does airbag, used for safety of car driver, contain ?

(A) Sodium bicarbonate

(B) Sodium Azide

(C) Sodium nitrite

(D) Sodium peroxide

 

111. Which colour of heat radiation represents the highest temperature ?

(A) Blood red

(B) Dark cherry

(C) Salmon

(D) White

 

112. Which one of the following is correct ?

A concrete wall generally.

(A) Only reflects sound

(B) Only absorbs sound

(C) Only transmits sound

(D) Absorbs and transmits sound

 

113. What would be the best choice for window material to keep the outside heat away ?

(A) Single-pane glass

(B) Double-pane glass without a gap in between

(C) Double-pane glass with water filled in between

(D) Double-pane glass with air in between

 

114. Who gave the first evidence of the Big-Bang theory ?

(A) Edwin Hubble

(B) Albert Einstein

(C) S. Chandrasekhar

(D) Stephen Hawking

 

115. Why is it difficult to see through fog ?

(A) Rays of light suffer total internal reflection from the fog droplets

(B) Rays of light are scattered by the fog droplets

(C) Fog droplets absorb light

(D) The refractive index of fog is extremely high

 

Directions—(116-119) In the following questions, each items consists of two statements, one labeled as ‘Assertion (A)’ and the other as ‘Reason (R)’. You are to examine these two statements carefully and

select the answers to these items using the code given below—

Codes :

(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

 

ANSWERS

91(2) 92(2) 93(3) 94(2) 95(1) 96(1) 97(2) 98(2) 99(3) 100(1) 101(3) 102(2) 103(2)104(3)105(4) 106(2)107(3)108(1)109(4) 110(2) 111(4) 112(4) 113(4) 115(2)





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