IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 1995 (Part 10 of 10)

  1. The Barrah dacoity was the first major venture of the revolutionary terrorists of the freedom movement in

    1. Bombay-Karnataka

    2. Punjab

    3. East Bengal

    4. The Madras Presidency

  2. Which of the following political parties is/are national political parties?

    1. Muslim League

    2. Revolutionary Socialist Party

    3. All India Forward Block

    4. Peasants and Workers Party of India

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 2 and 4

      3. 3 only

      4. None

  3. The difference between a nuclear reactor and an atomic bomb is that

    1. no chain reaction takes place in nuclear reactor while in the atomic bomb there is a chain reaction

    2. the chain reaction in nuclear reactor is controlled

    3. the chain reaction in nuclear reactor is not controlled

    4. no chain reaction takes place in atomic bomb while it takes place in nuclear reactor

  4. The main reason for low growth rate in India, in spite of high rate of savings and capital formation is

    1. high birth rate

    2. low level of foreign aid

    3. low capital/output ratio

    4. high capital/output ratio

  5. Examine the map of Jammu and Kashmir given below: The mountain ranges marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 are respectively

    1. Ladakh, Zanskar, Karakoram and Pir Panjal

    2. Karakoram, Ladakh, Zanskar and Pir Panjal

    3. Karakoram, Zanskar, Pir Panjal and Ladakh

    4. Ladakh, Pir Panjal, Karakoram

    Zanskar

  6. Which one of the following fuels causes minimum environmental pollution?

    1. Disel

    2. Coal

    3. Hydrogen

    4. Kerosene

  7. The largest source of financing the public sector outlay of the Eighth Five Year Plan comes from

    1. balance from current revenue

    2. contribution of public enterprises

    3. government borrowings

    4. deficit financing

  8. The new Exim Policy announced in 1992, is for a period of

    1. 3 Years

    2. 4 Years

    3. 7 Years

    4. 5 Years

  9. Zero was invented by

    1. Aryabhata

    2. Varahaimihira

    3. Bhaskara I

    4. an unknown Indian

  10. Which of the following can be inferred from the statement that Either John is stupid or John is lazy?

    1. John is lazy/therefore, John is not stupid.

    2. John is not lazy/therefore, John is stupid.

    3. John is not stupid/therefore, John is lazy.

    4. John is stupid/therefore, John is not lazy.

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 2 and 3

      3. 3 and 4

      4. 1 and 4

  11. Consider the following:

    1. Industrial Finance Corporation of India

    2. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India

    3. Industrial Development Bank of India

    4. Unit Trust of India

    5. The correct sequence in which the above were established is

      1. 1; 2, 3, 4

      2. 1, 3, 2, 4

      3. 4, 3, 2, 1

      4. 1, 4, 3, 2

  12. In 1930 Mahatma Gandhi started Civil Disobedience Movement from

    1. Sevagram

    2. Dandi

    3. Sabarmati

    4. wardha

  13. If in an election to a State Legislative Assembly the candidate who is declared elected loses his deposit, it means that

    1. the polling was very poor

    2. the election was for a multi-member constituency

    3. the elected candidates victory over his nearest rival was very marginal

    4. a very large number of candidates contested the election

  14. A person earns Rs. 2000 per month over and above his salary as additional charge allowance. However, 30% of this additional income will be deducted as additional income tax at source. If the person would deposit Rs. 1000 per month on a long term saving fetching 12% interests his tax liability on the additional allowance would reduce to 10%. What is the effective interest for this person for money invested in the long term savings scheme?

    1. 12%

    2. 18%

    3. 19%

    4. 20%

  15. Which one of the following pairs if not correctly matched?

      • Jamnalal Bajaj
      • Satyagraha Ashram at Wardha
      • Dadabhai Naoroji
      • Bombay Association
      • Lala Lajpat Rai
      • National School at Lahore
      • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
      • Satya

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