IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 1998 (Part 9 of 10)

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

    List-I (Minerals) List-II (Mining area)
    1. Graphite

    2. Lead

    3. Salt

    4. Silver

    1. Bellary

    2. Didwana

    3. Rampa

    4. Zawar

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  2. In a dinner party both fish and meat were served. Some took only fish and some only meat. There were some vegetarians who did not accept either. The rest accepted both fish and meat. Which one of the following logic diagrams correctly reflects the above situation?

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

  3. Which one of the following events, was characterized by Montague as Preventive Murder?

    1. Killing of INA activists

    2. Massacre of Jallianwalla Bagh

    3. Shooting of the Mahatma

    4. Shooting of Curzon-Wythe

  4. Fawazil in the Sultanate period means

    1. extra payment made to the nobles

    2. revenue assigned in lieu of salary

    3. excess amount paid to the exchequer by the iqtadars

    4. illegal exactions extracted from the peasants

  5. The discovery of Oak flora in 1966 added a new chapter to the history of Indian Sericulture. Which one of the following states is the leading producer of Oak tasar silk?

    1. Assam

    2. Bihar

    3. Manipur

    4. Orissa

  6. What is the correct sequence of the following events?

    1. The August offer.

    2. The I. N. A. Trial.

    3. The Quit India Movement.

    4. The Royal Indian Naval Ratings

    Revolt.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1, 3, 2, 4

    2. 3, 1, 2, 4

    3. 1, 3, 4, 2

    4. 3, 1, 4, 2

  7. Nobel Prize in Economics for the year 1997 was awarded for contribution in the area of

    1. International Economics

    2. Financial Economics

    3. Public Economics

    4. Development Economics

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

    List-I (Places) List-II (Industries)
    1. Jamnagar

    2. Hospet

    3. Korba

    4. Haldia

    1. Aluminium

    2. Woolen Textile

    3. Fertilizers

    4. Cement

    5. Iron and Steel

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  9. The complete conversion of glucose in the presence of oxygen into carbon dioxide and water with release of energy is called

    1. aerobic respiration

    2. anaerobic respiration

    3. glycolysis

    4. hydrolysis

  10. Which one of the following defines extremist ideology during the early phase of Indian freedom movement?

    1. Stimulating the production of indigenous articles by giving them preference over imported commodities

    2. Obtaining self-government by aggressive means in place of petitions and constitutional ways

    3. Providing national education according to the requirements of the country

    4. Organizing coups against the British empire through military revolt

  11. In the vicinity of Mumbai, a number of specialized towns have been developed. Match the lists of specialization with towns and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Towns) List-II (Specialization)
    1. Alibag

    2. Balapur

    3. Nhava Sheva

    4. Ratnagiri

    1. Fishing Centre

    2. Holiday Resort

    3. Petro-Chemical complex

    4. Port

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  12. The accounting year of the Reserve Bank of India is

    1. April-March

    2. July-June

    3. October-September

    4. January-December

  13. The Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India was

    1. Iltutmish

    2. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

    3. Feroze Shah Tughlaq

    4. Sikandar Lodi

  14. The major chemical compound found in human kidney stone is

    1. Uric acid

    2. Calcium carbonate

    3. Calcium oxalate

    4. Calcium sulphate

  15. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Theodore Beck
      • Mohammadan Anglo-Oriental College, Aligarh
      • Ilbert Bill
      • Ripon
      • Pherozeshah Mehta
      • Indian National Congress.
      • Badruddin Tyabji
      • Muslim League

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3