IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2006 (Part 8 of 10)

  1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Railway Zone: Headquarters

      • North Eastern Railway
      • Gorakhpur
      • South Eastern Railway
      • Bhudaneshwar
      • Eastern Railway
      • Kolkata
      • South East Central Railway
      • Bilaspur
  2. Which one of the following is the correct statements? Service tax is a/an

    1. direct tax levied by the Central Government.

    2. indirect tax levied by the Central Government

    3. direct tax levied by the State Government

    4. indirect tax levied by the State

    Government

  3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Sigmund Freud
      • Psychoanalysis
      • Anna Freud
      • Child psychiatry
      • Milton Friedman
      • Economic
      • Eric R. Kandel
      • Literature
  4. Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research?

    1. President of India

    2. Vice-President of India

    3. Prime Minister of India

    4. Union Minister of Science

    Technology

  5. Projects and Development India Limited is Mainly engaged is design engineering, procurement and supervision of construction/commissioning in which area?

    1. Pharmaceutical plants

    2. Petroleum refineries and sugar factories

    3. Ship-building yard

    4. Fertilizer and allied chemical plants

  6. Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located?

    1. Khadakwasia

    2. Sileru

    3. Jamnagar

    4. Srisailam

  7. Which one of the following companies is associated with the exploration and commercial production of oil in Barmer-Sanchore basin of Rajasthan?

    1. Cairn Energy

    2. Unocal Corporation

    3. Reliance Energy Ventures

    4. ONGC

  8. Recently with Which countrys government did ONGC-Mittal Energy Limited (OMEL) sign a joint, venture deal of $6 billion dealing with infrastructure, refinery and power?

    1. Colombia

    2. Venezuela

    3. Nigeria

    4. Saudi Arabia

  9. Which one among the following as awarded the CSIR. Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2004 in September, 2005 by the Prime Minister of India?

    1. Infosys Technologies Ltd.

    2. Midas Communication Technologies

    3. Tata Consultancy Services

    4. Biocon India Ltd.

  10. Who among the following directed the film chosen as Indias official entry for the year 2006 Academy Awards?

    1. Adodor Gopalakrishnan

    2. Amol Palekar

    3. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    4. Kunal Kohli

  11. Recently Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the linking of two rivers as a link project. Which are these two rivers?

    1. Betwa and Chambal

    2. Betwa and Ken

    3. Chambal and Son

    4. Ken and Narmada

  12. Who among the following laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire?

    1. Amoghavarsha I

    2. Dantidurga

    3. Dhruva

    4. Krishna I

  13. With reference to the Government of Indias varius programmes, what is Nirmal Gram Puraskar?

    1. It is an incentive scheme of scholarships for the single girl child in families in villages.

    2. It is an incentive scheme of scholarships for female sportspersons from villages who represent their states in any game.

    3. It is an incentive scheme for schools in the villages for computer education.

    4. It is an incentive scheme Panchayati

    Raj institutions.

  14. Which is the correct chronological sequence of the major events given below?

    1. SLV-3 Launch

    2. Formation of Bagladesh

    3. Sikkim becomes 22nd State of the Indian Union

    4. Pokharan-I test.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 2, 4, 3, 1

    2. 3, 1, 2, 4

    3. 2, 1, 3, 4

    4. 3, 4, 2, 1

  15. Which of the following substances are found in the beach sands of many parts of Kerala?

    1. Ilmenite

    2. Zircon

    3. Silimanite

    4. Tungsten

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4 only

    4. 1 and 2 only