IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2007 (Part 2 of 10)

  1. Who among the following wrote the book Bahubivah?

    1. Raja Rammohan Roy

    2. Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar

    3. Pandita Rambai

    4. Rabindranath Tagore

  2. In the Human Body which on the following hormones regulates blood calcium and Phosphate?

    1. Glucagon

    2. Growth Hormone

    3. Parathyroid Hormone

    4. Thyroxin

  3. How do most insects respire

    1. Through skin

    2. Through gills

    3. by Lungs

    4. By Tracheal system

  4. In Human Being, normally in which one of the following parts, does the sperm fertilize the ovum?

    1. Cervix

    2. Fallopian Tube

    3. Lower Part of Uterus

    4. Upper Part of Uterus

  5. Which one of the following parts of Human brain is regulating center for swallowing and vomiting?

    1. Cerebellum

    2. Cerebrum

    3. Medulla Oblongata

    4. Pons

  6. Production of which one of the following is a function of the Liver.

    1. Lipase

    2. Urea

    3. Mucus

    4. Hydrochloric acid

  7. Which of the following countries recently upgraded its defense agency to a full defense ministery?

    1. Italy

    2. Japan

    3. Switzerland

    4. Poland

  8. Who among the following was chosen as the FIFA world player of the year for the year 2006?

    1. Zinedine Zidane

    2. Fabio Cannavaro

    3. Ronaldinho

    4. Thierry Henry

  9. Which of the following is not a digestive enzyme in the Human system?

    1. Trypsin

    2. Gastrin

    3. Ptyalin

    4. Pepsin

  10. Which of the following light types of light are strongly absorbed by plants:

    1. Violet and Orange

    2. Blue and Red

    3. Indigo and Yellow

    4. Yellow and Violet

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

    List-I (Person) List-II (Known as)
    1. John C Mather

    2. Michael Griffin

    3. Paul G Allen

    4. Piers Sellers

    1. Co-founder of Microsoft

    2. Space walker

    3. Administrator of NASA

    4. Nobel prize winner 2006 in Physics

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
  12. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Cosmic Background
      • Satellite Programme Explorer (COBE)
      • Falcon
      • Under sea cable system
      • Discovery
      • Space shuttle
      • Atlantis
      • Space station
  13. Consider the following statements:

    1. China has the observers status at the South Asean for Regional corporation.

    2. India has the observers status at the

    Shanghai corporation Organisation.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 or 2

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

    List-I (Eminent Person) List-II (Known as)
    1. Bhanu Bharti

    2. Mike Pandey

    3. Mohd. Zahur Khayyam

    4. Vinda Karandikar

    1. Music composer

    2. Poet and Literature

    3. Theatre Director

    4. Wildlife Film maker

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  15. Three identical vessels A, B and C are filled with water, mercury and Kerosene respectively up to an equal height. The three vessels are provided with identical taps at the bottom of the vessels. If the three taps opened simultaneously, then which vessel is emptied first?

    1. Vessel B

    2. All the vessels A, B and C will be emptied simultaneously

    3. Vessel A

    4. Vessel C