IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2007 (Part 1 of 10)

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  1. Match List-I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given the Lists:

    List-I (Town) List-II (River nearer to lists)
    1. Betul

    2. Jagdalpur

    3. Jabalpur

    4. Ujjain

    1. Indravati

    2. Narmada

    3. Shipra

    4. Tapti

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
  2. The Song Amar Sonar Bangla written during the Swadeshi Movement of India inspired the Liberation Struggle of Bangladesh and was adopted as the National Anthem of Bangladesh. Who wrote this song?

    1. Rajni Kanta Sen

    2. Dwijendralal Ray

    3. Mukunda Das

    4. Rabindra Nath tagore

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. The national wide Scheme of the National Child Labour Projects (NCLP) is run by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

    2. Gurupadswamy Committee dealt with the issues of child labour

    Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  4. Which of the following types is used by computed tomography employed for visualization of the internal structure of human body?

    1. X Ray

    2. South waves

    3. Magnetic resonance

    4. Radioisotopes

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

    List-I (Writer) List-II (Book)
    1. V S Naipaul

    2. Salman Rushdie

    3. Paul Scott

    4. J G Farrell

    1. The Siege of Krishnapur

    2. In a free State

    3. Midnight children

    4. Staying on

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  6. Consider the following statement in respect of financial emergency under the article 360 of the constitution of India

    1. A proclamation of financial emergency issued shall cease to operate at the expiration of two months, unless before the expiration of that period it has been approved by the resolution of both house of Parliament.

    2. If any proclamation of financial emergency is in operation, it is competent for president of India to issue directions for the reduction of salaries and allowances of all or any class of persons serving in connection with the affair of the union but excluding the judges of the Supreme

    Court and the high courts.

    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

  7. Which of the constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Council of Ministers at the center and in a state must not exceed 15 percent of the total numbers in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the legislative Assembly of that state, respectively?

    1. 91st

    2. 93rd

    3. 95th

    4. 97th

  8. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Series of International Paper Size is based on A0 size whose area is 0.5 m2 (approx)

    2. The area of A4 size paper is 1/8th of the A0 size paper.

    Which of the following given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  9. Consider the following statements:

    1. The chairman of the committee on public Accounts is appointed by the speaker of the Lok Sabha.

    2. The committee on Public Accounts

    Comprise Members of the Lok Sabha.

    Members of Rajya Sabha, and a few eminent persons of the industry and

    Trade.

    Which of the statements given above/are correct.

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. In India, Red Panda is naturally found in the western Himalayan only.

    2. In India, Slow Loris Lives in the dense forest of the North East.

    Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  11. The First factory Act restricting the working hours of women and children and authorizing local governments to make necessary rules was adopted during whose time?

    1. Lord Lytton

    2. Lord Bentinck

    3. Lord Ripon

    4. Lord canning

  12. What is the Galileo project which has been in news recently?

    1. An intercountry programme of missile shield developed by United State of America.

    2. A Project developed by India with Assistance from Canada.

    3. An Environmental Protection being developed by Japan.

    4. A Multi-satellite navigation project being developed by the European

    Union.

  13. Near the end of the year 2006, which one of the following countries was suspended from the commonwealth after a military coup?

    1. Kenya

    2. Myanmar

    3. Fiji

    4. Tanjania

  14. Shahgarh area in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan was in news in the year 2006 because of which one of the following?

    1. Finding high quality gas reserves

    2. Finding uranium deposit

    3. Finding zinc deposit

    4. Installation of wind power units

  15. Which on the following is the correct sequence in order of decreasing length of the three structural parts given below of small intestine in the human body?

    1. Jejunum-Duodenum-ileum

    2. ileum-Duodenum-Jejunum

    3. jejunum-Ileum-Duodenum

    4. ileum-Jejunum-Duodenum