IAS Prelims General Studies Paper 2007 (Part 6 of 10)

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  1. Which one of the following Pairs is not correctly matched?

      • T S Krishnamurthy
      • Former Chief Election Commissioner of India
      • K C pant
      • Chairman, Tenth Finance Commissioner of India
      • A M Khusro
      • Former Chairman, Union Public Service Commission
      • R C Lahoti
      • Former Chief Justice of


  2. Consider the Following Statements:

    1. The Mode of removal of a judge of a high court in India is same as that of removal of a judge of the Supreme Court.

    2. After retirement from the office, a permanent Judge of a High Court can not plead or act in any Court or before any authority in India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  3. Which one of the following is the correct Chronological order of the Formation of the following as full states of Indian Union?

    1. Sikkim-Arunachal Pradesh-Nagaland-Haryana

    2. Nagaland-Haryana-Sikkim-Arunachal Pradesh

    3. Sikkim-Haryana-Nagaland-Arunachal Pradesh

    4. Nagaland-Arunachal Pradesh-


  4. Tarapur committee was associated with which one of the following?

    1. Special Economic Zone

    2. Fuller capital Account convertibility

    3. Foreign exchange reserves

    4. Effect of oil prices on the Indian


  5. Who among of the following served as the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund?

    1. Ashok Lahiri

    2. Sumantra Ghosal

    3. Saumitra Chaudhuri

    4. Raghuram Rajan

  6. Where are Shevarory Hills located?

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Karnataka

    3. Kerala

    4. Tamil Nadu

  7. Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which one the following?

    1. consolidate fund of India

    2. Foreign Institutional Investors

    3. United Nations Development Programme

    4. Kyoto protocol.

  8. The Pulitzer Prize is associated with which one of the following?

    1. Environmental Protection

    2. Olympic Games

    3. Journalism

    4. Civil Aviation

  9. For which one of the following books did Kiran Desai win the Man Boker Prize 2006.

    1. The Secret River

    2. In the country of Men

    3. The inheritance of Loss

    4. Mothers Milk

  10. Where was the first conference of the Pugwash conference on Science and World Affair held in the year 1957?

    1. Minnowbrrok (USA)

    2. Rhode Island (USA)

    3. Nova Scotia (Canada)

    4. Nagasaki (Japan)

  11. Consider the following statements:

    1. The repo rate is the rate which other banks borrow from reserve Bank of India.

    2. A Value of 1 for Gini Coefficient in a country implies that there is perfectly equal income for every one in its populations.

    Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 or 2

    4. Neither 1 or 2

  12. MCA-21 is a major initiate taken up by the Government of India in which one of the following areas?

    1. Foreign Direct investment in India

    2. Attracting international tourism

    3. e-governance

    4. Modernization of Airports

  13. How is Gabriel Garcia well known as

    1. Known as research in agriculture

    2. A renowned football coach

    3. A great writer who won the noble prize for Literature

    4. Known for research in railway engineering

  14. Robert Webster is known for his work associated with which one of the following?

    1. Cardiology

    2. Influenza Virus

    3. HIV/AIDS

    4. Alzheimer

  15. Wangari Maathai, the noble Prize winner from Kenya is known for her contribution to which one of the following?

    1. Journalism

    2. International economics

    3. Sustainable development

    4. Child Development