UPPSC Prelims General Studies 2011 Paper (Part 15 of 15)

  1. Amniocentosis is a method used to determine the

    1. foetal sex

    2. kind of Amino acids

    3. sequence of Amino acids in protein

    4. type of hormones

    Answer: c

  2. BMD testing is done to diagnose

    1. Dengue

    2. Malaria

    3. Osteoporosis

    4. AIDS

    Answer: c

  3. The principle ‘of’ Black hole' was enunciated by

    1. C V Raman

    2. H J Bhabha

    3. S Chandrashekhar

    4. H Khurana

    Answer: c

  4. Which one of the following has the right to address the Parliament?

    1. Attorney General of India

    2. Chief Election Commissioner of India

    3. Chief Justice of India

    4. National Security Advisor

    Answer: a

  5. Which one of the following statements about the Parliament of India is NOT correct?

    1. The Constitution provides for a Parliamentary form of Government.

    2. The foremost function of the Parliament is to provide a Cabinet.

    3. The membership of the Cabinet is restricted to the Lower House.

    4. The Cabinet has to enjoy the confidence of the majority in the popular Chamber.

    Answer: c

  6. Voting right by the youths at the age of 18 years was exercised for the first time in the General Election of

    1. 1987

    2. 1988

    3. 1989

    4. 1990

    Answer: c

  7. Under which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution, the Legislative Assembly is allowed to resolve for the creation of the Legislative Council?

    1. 168

    2. 169

    3. 170

    4. 171

    Answer: b

  8. Missile Astra is a

    1. land to land missile

    2. land to air missile

    3. air to air missile

    4. water to land missile

    Answer: c

  9. Indane gas is a mixture of

    1. butane and hydrogen

    2. butane and oxygen

    3. butane and propane

    4. methane and oxygen

    Answer: c

  10. Which one of the following States has granted Sanskrit language the status of the second official language of the State?

    1. Bihar

    2. Chhattisgarh

    3. Uttar Pradesh

    4. Uttarakhand

    Answer: d