IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 1997 (Part 8 of 10)

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

    List-I (Functionaries) List-II (Oaths or affirmations)
    1. President of India

    2. Judges of Supreme Court

    3. Members of Parliament

    4. Minister for the Union

    1. Secrecy of Information

    2. Faithful Discharge of Duties

    3. Faith and Allegiance to the Constitution of India

    4. Upholding the Constitution and the law

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  2. In the map shown in the given figure, rivers labelled as 1, 2, 3 and 4 respectively

    1. Kosi, Gomati, Ghaghara and Gandak

    2. Kosi, Ganga, Gomati and Ghahara

    3. Gandak, Ganga, Gomati and Ghaghara

    4. Teesta, Gomati, Ghaghara and Kosi

  3. The major component of honey is

    1. glucose

    2. sucrose

    3. maltose

    4. frustose

  4. Arteries supplying blood to the heart are called

    1. carotid arteries

    2. hepatic arteries

    3. coronary arteries

    4. Pulmonary arteries

  5. Milindapanho is in the form of a dialogue between the king Meander and the Buddhist monk

    1. Nagasena

    2. Nagarjuna

    3. Nagabhatta

    4. Kumariltbhatta

  6. In which one of the following countries are 75 per cent of seats in both I-louses of Parliament filled on the basis of first-pastthe post system and 25 per cent on the basis of Proportional Representation system of elections?

    1. Germany

    2. Italy

    3. France

    4. Russia

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Moplah revolt

    2. Pabna revolt

    3. Eka Movement

    4. Birsa Munda revolt

    1. Kerala

    2. Bihar

    3. Bengal

    4. Awadh

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  8. The Sixth and the Eighth Five Year Plans covered the period 1980 − 1985 and 1992 − 1997 respectively. The Seventh Five Year Plan covered the period

    1. 1987 − 1992

    2. 1986 − 1991

    3. 1985 − 1990

    4. 1988 − 1994

  9. Recommended daily intake of proteins for a moderately active women is

    1. 30g

    2. 37g

    3. 40g

    4. 46g

  10. In a group of traveling in a bus, 6 persons can speak Tamil, 15 can speak Hindi and 6 can speak Gujrati. In that group none can speak any other language. If 2 persons in the group can speak two languages and one person can speak all the three languages, then how many persons are there in the group?

    1. 21

    2. 22

    3. 23

    4. 24

  11. Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Asoka?

    1. Kalsi

    2. Rummindei

    3. Special Kslinga Edict

    4. Maski

  12. Consider the map given below: Of the four shaded areas in the map, that which is characterized by hot dry summers, mild and moist winters and seasonal reversal of winds is the area labeled

    1. 1

    2. 2

    3. 3

    4. 4

  13. In the following quotation, WE THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic and to secure to all its citizens JUSTICE, social, economic and political; UBERTY of thought, expression, belief faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all; FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and the integrity of the Nation; In our Constituent Assembly this X do hereby adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution, X stands for

    1. twenty-sixth day of January, 1950

    2. twenty-sixth day of November, 1949

    3. twenty-sixth day of January, 1949

    4. None of the above

  14. Examine the following statements regarding a set of balls

    1. All balls are black.

    2. All balls are white.

    3. Only some balls are black

    4. No balls are black.

    Assuming that the balls can only be black or white, which two of the statements given above can both be true, but cannot both be false? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 and 4

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Rashtriya Mahila Kosh

    2. Mahila Samriddhi Yojana

    3. Indira Mahila Yojana

    4. Mahila Samakhya Programme

    1. Empowerment of women

    2. Education for womens equality

    3. Promotion of savings among rural women

    4. Meeting credit needs of the poor women

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3