IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 1993 (Part 5 of 10)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Features of the Indian Constitution) List-II (Borrowed front)
    1. Fundamental Rights

    2. Parliamentary system of government

    3. Emergency provisions

    4. Directive Principles of Slate Policy

    1. UK

    2. USA

    3. Ireland

    4. German Reich

    5. Canada

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  2. Which one of the following statements correctly defines the term drain theory as propounded by Dadabhai Naoroji?

    1. That the resources of the country were being utilised in the interest of Britain

    2. That a part of Indias national wealth or total animal product was being exported to Britain for which India got no material returns

    3. That the British industrialists were being given an opportunity to invest in India under the protection of the imperial power

    4. That the British goods were being imported to the country making it poorer day by day

  3. The blood pressure values of four persons are given below

    1. Mrs. X 90/60

    2. Mr. X 60/120

    3. Mr. Y 20/80

    4. Mrs. Y 140/100

    Who among the following has normal hood pressure?

    1. Mrs. X

    2. Mr. X

    3. Mrs. Y

    4. Mr. Y

  4. Consider the map given below: Two tourists traveling from Delhi, one to Karachi and the other to Bhuj wanted to have company. The railway junction up to which they can travel together as shown in the map is

    1. Phulera

    2. Jodhpur

    3. Luni

    4. Balotra

  5. Which arrangement of following would show sequence of demographic transition as typically associated with economic development?

    1. High birth rate with high death rate.

    2. Low birth rate with low death rate.

    3. High birth rate with low death rate.

    Correct sequence is

    1. 1, 2, 3

    2. 1, 3, 2

    3. 3, 1, 2

    4. 2, 1, 3

  6. The foundation of modern educational system in India was laid by

    1. The Charter Act of 1813

    2. Macaulays Minutes of 1835

    3. The Hunter Commission of 1882

    4. Woods Dispatch of 1854

  7. The formation of brilliant colours in a thin soap thin is a consequence of the phenomena of

    1. multiple reflection and interference

    2. multiple refraction and dispersion

    3. diffraction and dispersion

    4. polarization and interference

  8. Camel uses its hump for

    1. storing water

    2. storing fat

    3. balancing the body during walking in desert sand

    4. temperature regulation

  9. The basic difference between imperative and indicative planning is that

    1. in the case of the imperative planning the market mechanism is entirely replaced by a command hierarchy, while in the case of indicative planning, it is looked upon as a way to improve the functioning of market system

    2. in the case of indicative planning there is no need. To nationalize any industry

    3. in the case of imperative planning all economic activities belong to public sector, while in the other type they belong to the private sector

    4. it is easier to achieve targets in imperative type of planning

  10. Uplift of the backward classes was the main programme of the

    1. Prarthana Samaj

    2. Satyashodhak Samaj

    3. Arya Samaj

    4. Ramakrishna Mission

    • Assertion (A): A mixture of salt and ice gives temperature below 0° C.
    • Reason (R): The salt raises the freezing point of ice.

    In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

    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

  11. Which of the following statements regarding the Constituent Assembly are true?

    1. It was not based on adult franchise.

    2. It resulted from direct elections.

    3. It was a multi-party body.

    4. It worked through several committees.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  12. Bio films are

    1. colour films used by biologists to photograph living organisms

    2. photomicrographs of micro-organisms from various habitats

    3. accumulations of micro-organisms at surfaces such as those of a rock, a tooth or an oil droplet

    4. photographic films made through fermentation processes of certain industrial micro-organisms

  13. At what temperature arc the readings of a Centigrade and Fahrenheit thermometer the same?

    1. -40

    2. 212

    3. 40

    4. 100

  14. Which of the following are the main causes of slow rate of growth of per capita income in India?

    1. High capital-output ratio.

    2. High rate of growth of population.

    3. High rate of capital formation.

    4. High level of fiscal deficits.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1 and 2