UPPSC Prelims General Studies 2011 Paper (Part 4 of 15)

    • Assertion (A): Kerala stands first in terms of human development index.
    • Reason (R): Its unemployment rate is the highest in the country.

    Select the correct answer from the code given below: Code:

    1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is NOT the correct explanation of (A).

    3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.

    4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.

    Answer: n/a

  1. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • Koyali
      • Gujarat
      • Nagapattinam
      • Andhra Pradesh
      • Numaligarh
      • Assam
      • Manali
      • Tamil Nadu

    Answer: n/a

  2. Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their forest-area and select the correct answer from the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Highest

    2. High

    3. Low

    4. Lowest

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Arunachal Pradesh

    3. Chhattisgarh

    4. Orissa

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

    Answer: n/a

  3. According to the World Bank's Global Development Finance Report 2010 the correct descending order of the world's five most indebted countries is

    1. Russia, Brazil, China, Turkey, India

    2. Russia, China, Turkey, Brazil, India

    3. Russia, China, Brazil, India, Turkey

    4. Russia, Brazil, India, China, Turkey

    Answer: n/a

  4. In February 2011 India International Youth Film Festival was held in

    1. Hyderabad

    2. Kolkata

    3. Mumbai

    4. New Delhi

    Answer: d

  5. At the 83rd Oscar Awards the best film award was won by

    1. Black Swan

    2. The Fighter

    3. The King's Speech

    4. The Social Network

    Answer: c

  6. The foundation stone of the third Indian Research Centre in Antarctica was laid by the name of

    1. Sarswati

    2. Bharti

    3. Anweshan

    4. Yamnotri

    Answer: b

  7. The author of the book “The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer” for which 2011 Pulitzer Prize has been awarded, is

    1. Farid Zakariya

    2. Geeta Anand

    3. Jhumpa Lahiri

    4. Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Answer: d

  8. Who among the following film actors was given Mother Teresa Award in March 2011?

    1. Prem Chopra

    2. Rajesh Khanna

    3. Shammi Kapoor

    4. Shatrughan Sinha

    Answer: a

  9. Which one of the following Indian States has recently signed a $220 million agreement with the World Bank?

    1. Bihar

    2. Kerala

    3. Maharashtra

    4. Tamil Nadu

    Answer: a