IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 1997 (Part 4 of 10)

  1. Alpha-keratin is a protein present in

    1. blood

    2. skin

    3. wool

    4. eggs

  2. Which one of the following is paramagnetic in nature?

    1. Iron

    2. Hydrogen

    3. Oxygen

    4. Nitrogen

  3. When three coins are tossed together the probability that all coins have the same face up is

    1. 1/12

  4. Which one of the following factors is responsible for the change in the regular direction of the ocean currents in the Indian Ocean?

    1. Indian Ocean is half an ocean

    2. Indian Ocean has Monsoon drift

    3. Indian Ocean is a land-locked ocean

    4. Indian Ocean has greater variation in salinity

  5. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Surat Split

    2. Communal Award

    3. All Party Convention

    4. Poorna Swaraj Resolution

    1. Year 1929

    2. Year 1928

    3. Year 1932

    4. Year 1907

    5. Year 1905

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  6. Consider the map given below: The predominant languages spoken in the areas marked A, B, C and D are respectively

    1. Brajbhasha, Bhojpuri, Maithili and Awadhi

    2. Awadhi, Maithili, Bhojpuri and Brajbhasha

    3. Brajbhasha, Awadhi, Bhojpuri and Maithili

    4. Maithdi, Bhojpuri, Brajbhasha

    Awadhi

  7. The number of students in two sections, A and B having different heights is shown in the following Table: The ration of the number of students of a particular height in Section A to that in Section B is the maximum for the height of

    1. 1.55 m

    2. 1.60 m

    3. 1.65 m

    4. 1.71 m

  8. The canal-carrying capacity of Farrakka is

    1. 75, 000 Cusecs

    2. 70, 000 Cusecs

    3. 40, 000 Cusecs

    4. 35, 000 Cusecs

  9. The Prime Minister of which one of the following countries is chosen by the ruling prince from a slate of three candidates put up to him by the President of France?

    1. San Marius

    2. Liechtenstein

    3. Malta

    4. Monaco

  10. One of the important agreements reached in the 1996 Ministerial Conference of WTO refers to

    1. commerce in information Technology

    2. Multilateral Agreement on Investment

    3. Multi-fibre Agreement

    4. exchange of technical personnal

  11. Which one of the following has the highest fuel value?

    1. Hydrogen

    2. Charco

    3. Natural gas

    4. Gasoline

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Chittagaon Armoury raid

    2. Kakori Conspiracy

    3. Lahore Conspiracy

    4. Ghadr Party

    1. Lala Hardayal

    2. Jatin Das

    3. Surya Sen

    4. Ram Prasad Bismil

    5. Vasudeo Phadke

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  13. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Teak
      • Jammu and Kashmir
      • Deodar
      • Madhya Pradesh
      • Sandalwood
      • Kerala
      • Sundari
      • West Bengal
  14. Which one of the following is cultivated by transplanting seedlings?

    1. Maize

    2. Sorghum

    3. Onion

    4. Soyabeen

  15. Consider the map given below: The places marked A, B, C and D in the map are respectively

    1. Rift valley region, Chattisgarh plain, Rain shadow region arid Chotanagpur plateau

    2. Chattisgarh plain, Chotanagpur plateau, Rift valley region, and Rain shadow region

    3. Rift valley region, Chattisgarh plain, Chotanagpur plateau and Rain shadow region

    4. Chattisgarh plain, Rain shadow region

Chotanagpur plateau and Rift valley region