IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2002 (Part 10 of 10)

  1. Consider the following statements with reference to India:

    1. The Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners enjoy equal powers but receive unequal salaries.

    2. The Chief Election Commissioner is entitled to the same salary as is provided to a judge of the Supreme Court.

    3. The Chief Election Commissioner shall not be removed from his office except in like manner and on like grounds as a judge of the Supreme Court.

    4. The term of office of the Election

    Commissioner is five years from the date he assumes his office or till the day he attains the age of 62 years, whichever is earlier.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

  2. In a company 60% of the employees are men. Of these 40% are drawing more than Rs. 50, 000 per year. If 36% of the total employees of the company draw more than Rs. 50, 000 per year, what is the percentage among women who are drawing less than Rs. 50, 000 per year?

    1. 70

    2. 60

    3. 40

    4. 30

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. Light of longer wavelength is scattered much more than the light of shorter wavelength.

    2. The speed of visible light in water is 0.95 times and speed in vacuum.

    3. Radio waves are produced by rapidly oscillating electrical currents.

    4. To detect the overspeeding vehicles, police use the Doppler effect of reflected short radio waves.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  4. Global capital-flows to developing countries increased significantly during the nineties. In view of the East Asian financial crisis and Latin American experience, which type of inflow is good for the host country?

    1. Commercial loans

    2. Foreign Direct Investment

    3. Foreign Portfolio Investment

    4. External Commercial Borrowings

  5. In terms of value, which one of the following commodities accounted for the largest agricultural exports by India during the three year period from 1997 − 98 to 1999 − 2000?

    1. Cereals

    2. Marine products

    3. Spices

    4. Tea

  6. In the year 2001, in which one of the following events of Womens Singles did Venus Williams defeat Serena Williams to win the title?

    1. Australian Open 2001

    2. French Open 2001

    3. Wimbledon 2001

    4. US Open 2001

  7. The Consultative Committee of Members of Parliament for Railway Zones is constituted by the

    1. President of India

    2. Ministry of Railways

    3. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

    4. Ministry of Transport

  8. Which one of the following is monogamous?

    1. Wolf

    2. Walrus

    3. Seal

    4. Deer

  9. Five Year Plan in India is finally approved by

    1. Union Cabinet

    2. President on the advice of Prime Minister

    3. Planning Commission

    4. National Development Council

  10. Consider the following countries of South Asia:

    1. Bangladesh

    2. India

    3. Pakistan

    4. Sri Lanka

    The descending order of literacy status of these countries is

    1. 4, 2, 1, 3

    2. 2, 4, 3, 1

    3. 4, 2, 3, 1

    4. 2, 4, 1, 3

  11. Among the following major stock exchanges of India, the exchange which recorded highest turnover during the year 2001 − 01 is

    1. Bombay Stock Exchange

    2. Calcutta Stock Exchange

    3. Delhi Stock Exchange

    4. National Stock Exchange

  12. A bus is moving with a speed of 30 km/hr ahead of a car with a speed of 50 km/hr. How many kilometers apart are they if it takes 15 minutes for the car to catch up with the bus?

    1. 5 km

    2. 7.5 km

    3. 12.5 km

    4. 15 km

  13. The President of India National Congress at the time of partition of India was

    1. C Rajagopalachari

    2. J B Kripalani

    3. Jawaharlal Nehru

    4. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

  14. Which one of the following authorities recommends the principles governing the grants-in-aid of the revenues to the states out of the Consolidated Fund of India?

    1. Finance Commission

    2. Inter-State Council

    3. Union Ministry of Finance

    4. Public Accounts Committee

  15. With reference to colonial period of Indian history, match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Person) List-II (Event)
    1. Macdonald

    2. Linlithgo

    3. Dalhousie

    4. Chelmsford

    1. Doctrine of Lapse

    2. Communal Award

    3. August Offer

    4. Dyarchy

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