IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2006 (Part 1 of 10)

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  1. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (National Park/Wildlife Sanctuary) List-II (Nearby Town)
    1. Chandra Prabha

    2. Karera

    3. Jaisamand

    4. Nahargarh

    1. Jaipur

    2. Jhansi

    3. Agra

    4. Varanasi

    5. Udaipur

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  2. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Well known Company: Major Area of Work

      • Adobe Systems India
      • Software
      • Sasken
      • Communication technology
      • Genpact
      • Power generation
      • Sunthite
      • Export of spices
  3. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Place of Archaeological Monument) List-II (State)
    1. Sisupalgarh

    2. Piprahwa

    3. Goalpara

    4. Bishnupur

    1. Assam

    2. Manipur

    3. Orissa

    4. Uttar Pradesh

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  4. In which one among the following is the speed of sound maximum?

    1. Air at 0° C

    2. Air at 100° C

    3. Water

    4. Wood

  5. Consider the following chemicals:

    1. Benzene

    2. Carbon tetrachloride

    3. Sodium Carbonate

    4. Trichloroethylene

    Which of the above is/are used as dry cleaning chemicals?

    1. 1 Only

    2. 2 Only

    3. 1, 2 and 4 Only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. Caffeine, a constituent of tea and coffee is a diuretic.

    2. Citric acid is used in soft drinks.

    3. Ascorbic acid is essential for the formation of bones and teeth.

    4. Citric acid is a good substitution for ascorbic acid in our nutrition.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2, only

    2. 1, 2 and 3, only

    3. 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  7. Which one of the following subjects is under the Union List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of Indian?

    1. Regulation of labour and safety in mines and oilfields

    2. Agriculture

    3. Fisheries

    4. Public health

  8. Consider the following statements:

    1. There is no provision in the Constitution of India to encourage equal pay for equal work for both men and women.

    2. The constitution of India does not define backward classes.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  9. What is the new administrative capital proposed for Myanmar?

    1. Bassein

    2. Mandalay

    3. Myitkyina

    4. Pyinmana

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. Sikkim has the minimum area among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).

    2. Chandigarh has the highest literacy rate among Pondicherry, NCT of Delhi and other Union Territories.

    3. Maharashtra has the highest population after Uttar Pradesh among the 28

    Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 only

    4. 3 only

  11. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Centre of Handicrafts) List-II (State)
    1. Mon

    2. Nalbari

    3. Pasighat

    4. Tura

    1. Arunachal Pradesh

    2. Assam

    3. Meghalaya

    4. Nagaland

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  12. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Vikramsila Monastery
      • Uttar Pradesh
      • Hemkund Gurudwara
      • Himachal Pradesh
      • Udayagiri Caves
      • Maharashtra
      • Amaravati Buddhist Stupa
      • Andhra

    Pradesh

  13. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Rajya Sabha alone has the power to declare that it would be in national interest for the Parliament to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List.

    2. Resolution approving the Proclamation of Emergency are passed only by the

    Lok Sabha.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  14. What is the name of the vessel that delivers the nutrient rich blood from the stomach & small intestine to the liver?

    1. Left hepatic artery

    2. Hepatic vein

    3. Right hepatic artery

    4. Hepatic portal vein

  15. Consider the following statements with reference to human body:

    1. The common bile duct release its contents into stomach.

    2. The pancreatic duct releases its contents into duodenum.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2