IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2001 (Part 3 of 10)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. World Environment Day

    2. World Forestry Day

    3. World Habitat Day

    4. World Ozone Day

    1. March 20

    2. June 5

    3. September 16

    4. October 3

    5. December 10

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  2. Consider the following statements:

    1. Tapeworm is a hermaphordite.

    2. Round-worm has separate sexes.

    3. Filaria is caused by a nematode.

    4. Guinea-worm is an annelid.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  3. The shaded area in the above map shows the empire of

    1. Ala-ud-din-Khilji

    2. Mohammad Tughlaq

    3. Shahjahan

    4. Aurangzeb

  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Zero mass

    2. Fractional Charge

    3. Fractional spin

    4. Integral spin

    1. Position

    2. Neutrino

    3. Quark

    4. Phonon

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  5. Consider the following statements regarding Reserve Bank of India:

    1. It is a banker to the Central Government

    2. It formulates and administers monetary policy.

    3. It acts as an agent of the Government in respect of Indias membership of IMF.

    4. It handles the borrowing programme of

    Government of India.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. Most magmas are a combination of liquid, solid and gas.

    2. Water vapour and carbon dioxide are the principal gases dissolved in magma.

    3. Basaltic magma is hotter than the silicic magma.

    4. The magma solidified between sedimentary rocks in a horizontal position is known as dike.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  7. Consider the following schemes launched by the Union Government:

    1. Antyodaya Anna

    2. Gram Sadak Yojana

    3. Sarvapriya

    4. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana

    Which of these were announced in the year 2000?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. Match List I with List Ii and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. The Struggle in My Life

    2. The Struggle and the Triumph

    3. Friends and Foes

    4. Rebirth

    1. Lech Walesa

    2. Nelson Mandela

    3. Leonid Brezhnev

    4. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

    5. Sheikh Mujibur Rehman

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
  9. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in increasing order of molecular weights of the hydrocarbons?

    1. Methane, ethane, propane and butane

    2. Propane, butane, ethane and methane

    3. Butane, ethane, propane and methane

    4. Butane, propane, ethane and methane

  10. Which organelle in the Cell, other than nucleus, contains DNA?

    1. Centriole

    2. Golgi apparatus

    3. Lysosome

    4. Mitochondrion

  11. Hoysala monuments are found in

    1. Hampi and Hospet

    2. Halebid and Belur

    3. Mysore and Bangalore

    4. Sringeri and Dharwar

  12. Consider the following statements regarding the earthquakes:

    1. The intensity of earthquake is measured on Mercalli Scale.

    2. The magnitude of an earthquake is a measure of energy released.

    3. Earthquake magnitudes are based on direct measurements of the amplitude of seismic waves.

    4. In the Richter Scale, each whole number demonstrates a hundredfold increase in the amount of energy released.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Discovery of Transduction and Conjugation in bacteria

    2. Establishing the Sex-linked Inheritance

    3. Isolation of DNA polymerase from E. Coli

    4. Establishing the complete genetic code

    1. Khurana

    2. Kornberg

    3. Lederberg

    4. Morgan

    5. Ochoa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  14. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education?

    1. Article 349

    2. Article 350

    3. Article 350A

    4. Article 351

  15. Athletes Foot is a disease caused by

    1. Bacteria

    2. Fungus

    3. Protozoan

    4. Nematode