IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2001 (Part 4 of 10)

  1. In the eye donation, which part of the eye is transplanted from the donor?

    1. Cornea

    2. Lens

    3. Retina

    4. The whole eye

  2. Who among the following Indian rulers established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines?

    1. Haider Ali

    2. Mir Qasim

    3. Shah Alam II

    4. Tipu Sultan

  3. A great landslide caused by an earthquake killed hundreds of people in January 2001 near

    1. San Salvador

    2. San Jose

    3. Managua

    4. Gautemala City

  4. Most guitarists are bearded males. If a represents all males, B represents bearded males and C represents all male guitarists, then the correct diagram for their relation (shaded portion) is

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

  5. In the above map, the black marks show the distribution of

    1. Asbestos

    2. Gypsum

    3. Limestone

    4. Mica

  6. Consider the following factors regarding an industry:

    1. Capital investments

    2. Business turnover

    3. Labour force

    4. Power consumption

    Which of these determine the nature and size of the industry?

    1. 1, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 3

  7. Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • India's first technicolour film
      • Jhansi Ki Rani
      • India's first 3 − D film
      • My Dear Kuttichathan
      • India's first insured film
      • Taal
      • India's first actress to win the Bharat Ratna
      • Meena Kumari
  8. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Kalamandalam Kshemavaty

    2. Kottakkal Sivaraman

    3. Lakshmi Viswanathan

    4. N. Madhabi Devi

    1. Kathakali

    2. Manipuri

    3. Mohiniattam

    4. Bharatanatyam

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
  9. A man whose blood group is not known meets with a serious accident and needs blood transfusion immediately. Which one of the blood groups mentioned below and readily available in the hospital will be safe for transfusion?

    1. O, Rh

    2. O, Rh +

    3. AB, Rh

    4. AB, Rh +

  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Namdev

    2. Kabir

    3. Ravidas

    4. Sena

    1. Barber

    2. Weaver

    3. Tailor

    4. Cobbler

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  11. Cloudy nights are warmer compared to clear cloudless nights, because clouds

    1. prevent cold waves from the sky from descending on earth

    2. reflect back the heat given off by earth

    3. produce heat and radiate it towards earth

    4. absorb heat from the atmosphere and send it towards earth

  12. In the above figure, ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral, AB = BC and TriBAC = 700, then Tri ADC is

    1. 40o

    2. 80o

    3. 110o

    4. 140o

  13. Which one of the following weather conditions is indicated by a sudden fall in barometer reading?

    1. Stormy weather

    2. Calm weather

    3. Cold and dry weather

    4. Hot and sunny weather

  14. The most appropriate measure of a countryfs economic growth is its

    1. Gross Domestic Product

    2. Net Domestic Product

    3. Net National Product

    4. Per Capita Real Income

  15. The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President on a matter of law or fact

    1. on its own initiative

    2. only if he seeks such advice

    3. only if the matter relates to the Fundamental Rights of citizens

    4. only if the issue poses a threat to the unity and integrity of the country