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

  1. How many numbers are there in all 6000 to 6999 (Both 6000 and 6999 included) having at least one of their digits repeated?

    1. 216

    2. 356

    3. 496

    4. 504

  2. Each of 2 women and 3 men is to occupy one chair out of 8 chairs, each of which is numbered from 1 to 8. First, women are to occupy any two chairs from those numbered 1 to 4; and then 3 men would occupy any three chairs out of the remaining 6 chairs. What is the maximum number of different ways in which this can be done?

    1. 40

    2. 132

    3. 1440

    4. 3660

  3. Lectures from Colombo to Almora is based on the experiences of which one of the following?

    1. Veer Savarkar

    2. Annie Besant

    3. Ramkrishna Paramhansa

    4. Swami Vivekanand

  4. Match List I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Person) List-II (Organization/Area of work)
    1. Chandra Kochhar

    2. Amrita Patel

    3. Indra Nooyi

    4. Piysuh Pandey

    1. Advertising

    2. Banking

    3. Dairy Development

    4. Pepsi Co.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  5. To which one of the following processes is term CMYK related?

    1. Railway Signalling

    2. Navigation

    3. Offset printing

    4. Electronic voting machine

  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. Kofi Annan the UN Secretary General is from Nigeria.

    2. Kofi Annan is the first UN Secretary General to be appointed from the ranks of the United Nations staff.

    3. Kofi Annan was appointed for a second term to the office of the UN

    Secretary General.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2, only

    3. 2 and 3, only

    4. 1 and 3, only

  7. Which one of the following countries is not a participating team in the Football World Cup-2006 to be held in Germany in July 2006?

    1. Russia

    2. Togo

    3. Ivory Coast

    4. Switzerland

  8. Consider the following statement:

    1. The Nobel Prize Awarding Ceremony takes place on December 10 to every year.

    2. The Nobel Prize for Literature was added later on to the other five area

    Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or

    Medicine, Peace and Economics.

    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. The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following?

    1. Mahapadma Nanda

    2. Chandragupta Maurya

    3. Ashoka

    4. Samudragupta

  10. What is Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)?

    1. An agency formed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to check misuse of drugs by sports persons

    2. A non-governmental organization which specialized in international humanitarian aid and emergency medical assistance.

    3. An organization to develop applications of nanotechnology in medicine

    4. An organization of medical practitioners funded by the European

    Union which carries out research against spread of AIDS

  11. Bermuda triangle extends up to which of the following places?

    1. Southern Florida

    2. Puerto Rico

    3. Hawaii Islands

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1 and 3 only

  12. Consider the following statements:

    1. FLISA test is employed as the first and most basic test for an individual to detect cancer.

    2. Almost 50% of human beings have

    Rh + blood while the remaining have

    Rh-blood.

    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

  13. Which one of the following is printed on a commonly used fluorescent tube light?

    1. 220 k

    2. 273 k

    3. 6500 k

    4. 9000 k

  14. In which one of the following films did the Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck Collaborate?

    1. Shatranj Ke Khilari

    2. Guide

    3. Lawrence of Arabia

    4. Titanic

  15. Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Nordic Council?

    1. Norway

    2. Denmark

    3. Iceland

    4. United Kingdom