General Studies 2003 Solved Paper (Part 16 of 17)

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  1. Whom did Mahesh Bhupati and Max Mirnyi beat in the US Open mens doubles tennis championship in the year 2002 to win the title?

    1. Wayne Black and Kevin Ullyett

    2. Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan

    3. Jonas Bjorkman and Todd Woodbridge

    4. Jiri Novak and Radek Stepanek

    Answer: d

  2. Four different candles, which can last for 5 hours, 4 hours, 3 hours, 2 hours of burning, respectively, are lit in a room at the same instant and allowed to burn till such time that the three candles in the room get extinguished. The cost of burning each one of these candles is 75 paise per hour. The cost involved is:

    1. Rs. 2.75

    2. Rs. 3.75

    3. Rs. 9.75

    4. Rs. 12.50137

    Answer: c

  3. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to FEMA in India?

    1. The Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) was replaced by Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in the year 2001

    2. FERA was given a sunset clause of one year till 31st May, 2002 to enable Enforcement Directorate to complete the investigation of pending issues

    3. Under FEMA, violation of foreign exchange rules has ceased to be a criminal offence

    4. As per the new dispensation, enforcement Directorate can arrest and prosecute the people for the violation of foreign exchange rules

    Answer: c

  4. Consider the following statements:

    1. Indias import of crude and petroleum products during the year 2001 − 02 accounted for about 27% of Indias total imports.

    2. During the year 2001 − 02, Indias exports had increased by 10% as compared to the previous year.

    Which of these statements is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

    Answer: a

  5. Who among the following was selected for the 2001 Dada Saheb Phalke Award?

    1. Dev Anand

    2. Lata Mangeshkar

    3. Ramanand Sagar

    4. Yash Chopra

    Answer: d

  6. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

    1. Milk contains none of the B-vitamins

    2. Vitamin-A (retinal) deficiency leads to dry and scaly skin

    3. One of the symptoms of scurvy is pain in the joints

    4. Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency can lead to heart failure

    Answer: a