IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2000 (Part 7 of 10)

  1. After returning from South Africa, Gandhiji launched his first successful Satyagraha in

    1. Chauri-Chaura

    2. Dandi

    3. Champaran

    4. Bardoli

  2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Chittagong Armoury Raid

    2. Abhinav Bharat

    3. AnushilanSamiti

    4. Kuka Movement

    1. Kalpana Dutt

    2. Guru Ram Singh

    3. Vikram Damodar Savarkar

    4. Aurobindo Ghosh

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  3. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Land allotted to big feudal landlords

    2. Land allotted to revenue farmers or rent collectors

    3. Land allotted to each peasant with the right to sublet, mortgage, gift or sell

    4. Revenue settlements made at village

    1. Jagirdari System

    2. Ryotwari System

    3. Mahalwari

    4. Zamindari System level

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  4. Which one of the following countries occupies the first place in the “Global Competitive Report” of World Economic Forum?

    1. USA.

    2. Singapore

    3. Hong Kong

    4. France

    • Assertion (A): Lord Linlithgo described the August Movement of 1942 as the most serious revolt after the Sepoy mutiny.
    • Reason (R): Peasants joined the movement in large number in some places.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): A man standing on a completely frictionless surface can propel himself by whistling.
    • Reason (R): If no external force acts on a system, its momentum cannot change.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): The Aham and Puram poems of the Padinen Kilukanakku group formed a continuation of the Sangam composition.
    • Reason (R): They were included under the

    Post-Sangam works as against the Sangam works proper.

    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): In Australia, cattle rearing is done more for meat than for milk.
    • Reason (R): Australians are traditionally non-vegetarians.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): In human beings, the females play a major role in determining the sex of the offspring.
    • Reason (R): Women have two X chromosomes.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): Large cold storage plants use ammonia as refrigerant while domestic refrigerators use chlorofluorocarbons.
    • Reason (R): Ammonia can be liquefied at ambient temperatures at low pressures.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): The frequency of floods in North Indian plains has increased during the last couple of decades.
    • Reason (R): There has been reduction in the depth of river valleys due to deposition of silt.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): The rate of growth of Indias exports has shown an appreciable increase after 1991.
    • Reason (R): The Govt. Of India has resorted to devaluation.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): “DNA Finger printing” has become a powerful tool to establish paternity and identity of criminals in rape and assault cases.
    • Reason (R): Trace evidences such as hairs, saliva and dried semen are adequate for DNA analysis.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): Ganga Plain is the most densely populated part of India.
    • Reason (R): Ganga is the most harnessed river of India.
    1. Both A and Rare 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

    • Assertion (A): The emphasis of Jainism on non-violence (ahimsa) prevented agriculturalists from embracing Jainism.
    • Reason (R): Cultivation involved killing of insects and pests.
    1. Both A and Rare 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