IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2007 (Part 9 of 10)

  1. Consider the following statements:

    1. In the November 2006, DRDO successfully conducted the interception test using Prithvi II missile.

    2. Prithvi II is a surface to surface missile and can be deployed to guard the metros against air attack.

    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

  2. What was the purpose of the Operation Sukoon launched by Government of India?

    1. Helping Indonesia in its efforts to rehabilitate the victims of earthquake in that country.

    2. Evacuation the India national from Lebanon during the conflict in the middle east.

    3. Assisting United Nations in its to help the Civil war victims in the Darfur region of North Africa.

    4. Providing a relief package to farmers after a spate of suicides by other farmers in Andhra Pradesh.

  3. Which one of the following is also known as Top Slip?

    1. Simlipal National Park

    2. Periyar Wildlife Sanchary

    3. Manjira Wildlife Sanchary

    4. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

    National Park

  4. Who among of the following is Chiles first women president?

    1. D Ortega

    2. M Bachelet

    3. E Morales

    4. A Garcia

  5. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Judges (Inquiry) Bill 2006 Contemplates to establish a judicial council which will receive complaints against Judges of the Supreme Court including the chief Justice of India, High court Chief Justice and judges.

    2. Under the protection of Women from

    Domestic Violence Act, 2005, a woman can file a petition before a 1st class Judicial Magistrate.

    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

  6. Where is the famous Vijaya Vitala temple having its 56 carved pillars emitting musical noted located?

    1. Belur

    2. Bhadrachalam

    3. Hampi

    4. Srirangam

  7. The National Housing Bank was set up in India as a wholly-owned subsidiary of which one of the following?

    1. Sate Bank of India

    2. Reserve Bank of India

    3. ICICI Bank

    4. Life insurance Corporation of India

  8. If all the numbers from 501 to 700 are written, what is the total number of times does the digit 6 appear?

    1. 138

    2. 139

    3. 140

    4. 141

  9. Parimarajan Negi excelled in which one of the following games?

    1. Billiards

    2. Swimming

    3. Chess

    4. Weightlifting

  10. A and B can complete work together in 5 Days. If A works at twice his speed and B at half of his speed, this work can be finished in 4 days. How many days would it take for A alone to complete the Job.

    1. 10

    2. 12

    3. 15

    4. 18

  11. Amit starts from a point A and walks to another point B and then returns from B to A by his car and thus takes a total time of 6 hours and 45 minutes. If he had driven both ways in his car, he would have taken 2 hours less. How long would it take for him to walk both ways?

    1. 7 hours 45 minutes

    2. 8 Hours 45 minutes

    3. 8 hours 30 minutes

    4. 8 hours 45 minutes

  12. A person has to completely put each three liquids, 403 liters of petrol, 465 liters of diesel and 496 liters of mobile oil in bottles of equal size without mixing any the above three types of liquids such that each bottle is completely filled. What is the least possible number of bottles required?

    1. 34

    2. 44

    3. 46

    4. None of the above

  13. A Train completes a journey with a few stoppages in between at an average speed of 40 Km per hour. If the train had not stooped anywhere, it would have completed the journey at an average speed of 60 Km per hour. On an average, how many minutes per hour does the train stop during the journey?

    1. 20 minutes per hour

    2. 18 minutes per hours

    3. 15 minutes per hours

    4. 10 minutes per hours

  14. Who among of the following have been the Union Finance Minister of India?

    1. V P Singh

    2. R Venkataraman

    3. Y B Charan

    4. Pranab Mukherjee

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3 only

    2. 1, 3 and 4 only

    3. 2 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  15. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the decreasing order of production (in million tones) of the given food grains in India?

    1. Wheat-Rice-Pulses-Coarse Cereals

    2. Rice-Wheat-Pulse-Coarse Cereals

    3. Wheat-Rice-Coarse cereals-pulse

    4. Rice-Wheat-Coarse Cereals-Pulse