IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2006 (Part 5 of 10)

  1. P, Q, R, S and T reside in a 5-storeyed (Ground + 4) building, and each of them resides on a separate floor. Further

    1. T does not reside on the topmost floor.

    2. Q does not reside on the ground floor.

    3. S resides on one storey above that of

    4. P and one storey below that of R.

    To know as to which of the 5 persons resides on the ground floor which of the above statements are sufficient/insufficient?

    1. 1 and 3 are sufficient

    2. 2 and 3 are sufficient

    3. 1, 2 and 3 are sufficient

    4. 1, 2 & 3 are insufficient

  2. A box contains 5 sets of balls while there are 3 bails in each set. Each set of balls has one colour which is different from every other set. What is the least number of balls that must be removed from the box in order to claim with certainty that a pair of bails of the same colour has been removed?

    1. 6

    2. 7

    3. 8

    4. 9

  3. Which one of the following countries is not a member of ASEAN?

    1. Vietnam

    2. Brunel Darussalam

    3. Bangladeh

    4. Myanmar

  4. Consider the following statements in respect of Indias advanced satellite INSAT 4A

    1. INSAT 4A was launched in December, 2005 from New Mexico.

    2. The European commercial launch service provider Arianespace was associated with the launch of INSAT 4A.

    3. Tata-Sky-a digital cable service provider is associated with DTH television broadcasting services from

    INSAT-4A.

    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

  5. Consider the following statements:

    1. Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has been established by each State Government in India.

    2. One of the components of the

    Accelerated Power Development and

    Reforms Programme (APDRP) is upgradation of sub-transmission and distribution system for electricity in

    India.

    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

  6. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Monastery State

      • Dhankar Monastery
      • Himachal Pradesh
      • Rumtek Monastery
      • Sikkim
      • Tabo Monastery
      • Himachal Pradesh
      • Kye Monastery
      • Arunachal Pradesh
  7. Match List-1 with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Valley) List-II (State)
    1. Markha Valley

    2. Dzukou Valley

    3. Sangla Valley

    4. Yumthang Valley

    1. Sikkim

    2. Himachal Pradesh

    3. Jammu and Kashmir

    4. Nagaland

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  8. 3 digits are chosen at random from 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 without repeating any digit. What is the probability that their product is odd?

    1. 5/108

    2. 5/42

    3. 7/48