IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 1998 (Part 10 of 10)

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

    List-I (Agricultural products) List-II (Foremost Producer)
    1. Cotton

    2. Gram

    3. Black pepper

    4. Pineapple

    1. Madhya Pradesh

    2. Gujarat

    3. West Bengal

    4. Kearla

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  2. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of decreasing order of the given currencies in terms of their value in Indian Rupees?

    1. US dollar, Canadian dollar, New Zealand dollar, Hong Kong dollar

    2. US dollar, New Zealand dollar, Canadian dollar, Hong Kong dollar

    3. US dollar, Hong Kong dollar, New Zealand dollar, Canadian dollar

    4. US dollar, Hong Kong dollar

    Canadian dollar, New Zealand dollar

  3. Eco mark is given to the Indian products that are

    1. pure and unadulterated

    2. rich in proteins

    3. environment friendly

    4. economically viable

  4. A, B, C, D, E, F and G are members of a family consisting of 4 adults and 3 children, two of whom, F and G are girls. A and D are brothers and A is a doctor. E is an engineer married to one of the brothers and has two children. B is married to D and G is their child. Who is C?

    1. Gs brother

    2. Fs father

    3. Es daughter

    4. As son

  5. Capital Account Convertibility of the Indian Rupee implies

    1. that the Indian Rupee can be exchanged by the authorized dealers for travel

    2. that the Indian Rupee can be exchanged for any major currency for the purpose of trade in goods and services

    3. that the Indian Rupee can be exchanged for any major currency for the purpose of trading financial assets

    4. none of the above

  6. What are the official languages of the UNO?

    1. English, French and Russian

    2. English, French, German and Russian

    3. English, French, Russian, Chinese and Hindi

    4. English, French, Chinese, Russian

    Arabic and Spanish

  7. The rough outline map given shows centres if cement industry labelled 1, 2, 3 and 4, Match these centres with the following Names

    1. Katni

    2. Tirunelveli

    3. Sikka

    4. Churk

    Which is correct ordrer

    1. 3 4 2 1

    2. 2 4 1 3

    3. 1 2 4 3

    4. 2 3 1 4

  8. The Congress is tottering to its fall and one of my great ambitions while in India, is to assist it to a peaceful demise. This statement is attributed to

    1. Lord Duferin

    2. Lord Curzon

    3. Lord Lytton

    4. None of the above

  9. Economic Survey in India is published officially, every year by the

    1. Reserve Bank of India

    2. Planning Commission of India

    3. Ministry of Finance, Govt. Of India

    4. Ministry of Industries, Govt. Of India

  10. One Astronomical Unit is the average distance between

    1. Earth and the Sun

    2. Earth and the Moon

    3. Jupiter and the Sun

    4. Pluto and the Sun

  11. Which one of the following ports shown on the rough outline map of India is a riverine port?

    1. 1

    2. 2

    3. 3

    4. 4

  12. Who was the leader of the Ghaddar Party?

    1. Bhagat Singh

    2. Lala Hardayal

    3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    4. V D Savarkar

  13. Which of the following Parties were not a part of the United Front which was in power during 96 − 97?

    1. Bahujana Samaj Party.

    2. Samata Party:

    3. Haryana Vikas Patty.

    4. Asom Gana Parishad.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 2

  14. World Environment Conference to discuss global warming was held in 1997 in

    1. Stockholm

    2. Riodejaneiro

    3. Paris

    4. Kyoto

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Blue Vitriol

    2. Epsom salt

    3. Baking soda

    4. Caustic soda

    1. Sodium Biocarbonate

    2. Sodium Hydrooxide

    3. Magnesium Sulphate

    4. Copper Sulphate

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