UPPSC Prelims General Studies 2011 Paper (Part 3 of 15)

  1. Private Sector Mutual Funds in india were permitted in

    1. 1964

    2. 1993

    3. 1994

    4. 2001

    Answer: b

  2. The State known as ‘Garden of Spices’ is

    1. Karnataka

    2. Kerala

    3. Maharashtra

    4. Tamil Nadu

    Answer: b

  3. In India two largest producers of coal (2008 − 09) are

    1. Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

    2. Chhattisgarh and Orissa

    3. Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

    4. Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh

    Answer: n/a

  4. Which of the following towns lie in the National Capital Region?

    1. Ambala

    2. Khurja

    3. Karnal

    4. Rohtak

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:

    Code:

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 3 and 4 only

    3. 1, 2 and 3 only

    4. 2, 3 and 4 only

    Answer: d

  5. Coolgardie lies in the Australian province of

    1. New South Wales

    2. Northern Territory

    3. Queensland

    4. Western Australia

    Answer: d

  6. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

    List-I (Lake) List-II (City)
    1. Erie

    2. Michigan

    3. Ontario

    4. Superior

    1. Duluth

    2. Detroit

    3. Gary

    4. Hamilton

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1

    Answer: n/a

  7. In India the State with the largest area under very dense forests is

    1. Arunachal Pradesh

    2. Madhya Pradesh

    3. Maharashtra

    4. Orissa

    Answer: n/a

  8. Which one of the following does NOT lie in Maharashtra?

    1. Balaghat Range

    2. Harishchandra Range

    3. Mandav Hills

    4. Satmala Hills

    Answer: n/a

  9. Which one of the following is NOT the port town of Gujarat?

    1. Jamnagar

    2. Okha

    3. Porbandar

    4. Veraval

    Answer: n/a

  10. Who among the following has been awarded the prestigious Abel Prize for the year 2011?

    1. Isadore M. Singer

    2. John Griggs Thompson

    3. John Willard Milnor

    4. Peter D. Lax

    Answer: c