(Paper) Mock Test - General Studies Prelim 2007 (Set - 1)

Mock Test - General Studies Prelim 2007

General Studies. Prelim  Set 1


1. The Sum of the ages of A and B is 42 years.

3 years back, the age of A was 5 times the age of B. Find the difference between the present ages of A and B.

(a) 15 years     (b) 12 years    (c) 9 years     (d) 6 years

2. Insert the missing number in the following series. 1, 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 16 ?

(a) 25     (b) 36    (c) 125     (d) 64

3 In how many ways can 5 members forming a committee out of 10 be Selected So that:

(i) Two particular members must be included.
(ii) Two particular members must not be include d.

(a) 56, 56         (b) 60, 60    (c) 58, 60         (d) 60, 6

4. The average value of Six numbers 7, 12,17, 24, 26 and 28 is 19. If 8 is added to each number what will be new average?

(a) 23         (b) 27         (c) 33         (d) 36

5. If the mixture Contains water and alcohal in the ratio 2:3 what is the percentage quantity of water in the mixture?

(a) 30 %     (b) 50%    (c) 40%     (d)55%

6. A train 135 meters long is running with a speed of 49 km/hr In what time will it pass a man who is  

walking at 5 km/hr in the direction opposite to that of the train.

(a) 7 Sec (b) 12 Sec

(c) 10 Se (d) 9 Sec

7. Ram bought Rs. 12000 stock at Rs. 92/- and sold it when the price rose to Rs. 98/- find his gain%.

(a) 800% (b) 500%

(c) 600% (d) 200%

8. Calender for 2000 will serve for also:

(a) 2003 (b) 2006

(c) 2007 (d) 2005

9. Which among the following is Correctly matched:

(a) UNDP - Washington DC

(b) UNICEF - Geneva

(c) UNIDO - Viena

(d) FAO - London

10. World Enviornment day celebration for 2006 was held in:

(a) Kyoto (b) Algiers

(c) Post said (d) Hanoi

11. YAKSHAGANA. is the dance style of :

(a) Kerela (b) Anadhra Pradesh

(c) Karnatka (d) Tamil Nadu

12. Match the following :

List I List II

(Personality) (Portfolio)

(a) M. Jagannath 1. World Bank Rao

(b) M. V. Kamat 2. Prasar Bharti

(c) Pratush Sinha 3. Law Commission chief

(d) Anil Sood 4. Cheif Vigilance Commissionor


(a) 3 4 1 2

(b) 4 1 2 3

(c) 4 2 1 3

(d) 3 2 4 1

13. Nobel prize for medicine for the year 2006

was given in the field of :

(a) Gene Silencing

(b) DNA replication

(c) Mutation

(d) None of these

14. Match the following :


(New Name) (Old Name)

(a) yangon 1. Rangoon

(b) Ethopia 2. persia

(c) Congo 3. Abyssinia

(d) Iran 4. Zaire

15. Choose the incorrect pair:

(a) Cockpit of Europe - Belgium

(b) Herring Pond - Adriatic sea

(c) Hermit Kingdom - Korea

(d) Island of cloves - Zanjibar

16. Which of the following European Country is not an U.N member:

(a) Vatican city (b) switzerland

(c) Luxemburg (d) Romania

17. Ares-1 is

(a) New planet recently discovered by NASA

(b) Crew exploration vehicle

(c) Satellite launched by France

(d) None of these

18. Consider the following statement :-

1. J & K had Special status till 1971

2. The Kingdom of Sikkim was anexed to

India as State in 1978.


(a) I is Correct

(b) 2 is Correct

(c) both are Correct

(d) Neither 1 Nor 2 is correct

19. Consider the following statement :-

1. Shatoosh showl is made up of the far

of chiru.

2. Shardukpan Shawls are very popular

in Arunachal pradesh and Abroad;


(a) I is correct

(b) 2 is correct

(c) both are correct

(d) both incorrect

20. Which of the following language has maximum no of speaker:

(a) Bengali (b) Tamil

(c) Urdu (d) Telugu

21. Which of the following is/are Correctly matched-

(a) Army School of - Pune Physical training

(b) College of - Jabalpur material management

(c) N.D.A - Khadagwasla

(d) All of the above

22. Kanthapura. is written by

(a) R.K Narayanan

(b) Raja Rao

(c) Kiran Desai

(d) Kesav menon

23. Consider the folllowing statement :

1. Kanchanjunga is the highest national park of the world.

2. Sikkim has the largest area and

highest production of large Cardamom

in India.

Choose the Correct codes:

(a) 1 is correct

(b) 2 is correct

(c) 1 and 2 both are correct

(d) Neither 1 Nor 2 is correct

24. Which among the following is/are Correctly matched:

1. Asian dev. bank - manila

2. Asean - Bangkok

3. Interpol - Lyon

4. Nato - Brussels

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (b) 1, 3, and 4

(c) 2, 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 4

25. Final of the world cup footbal was held in:

(a) Bonn (b) munich

(c) Berlin (d)Turin

26. World Newspaper Congress was recently held at:

(a) New york (b) Moscow

(c) Beijing (d) Delhi

27. The 73rd amendment act 1992 has provision for:

(a) Generation of employment for men and women in rural area.

(b) Generation of Employment for the able bodied adults, who are in need of work during the lean 

agricultural Seasons.

(c) lowuing the foundation for. Strong and vibrant Panchayati Raj institution.

(d) laying the foundation of strong municipal bodies.

28. Which of the Artical of the Indian

Constitution Cannot be suspended Under Art 359.

(a) Art. 19 and 20 (b) Art 14 and 15

(c) Art 20 and 21 (d) Art 20 and 23

29. The president Can make use of his discretionary power.

1. When there is a dispute between P.M and Cabinet

2. When there is no majority party in the lok Sabha and he has to choose the P.M having majority

3. When the ruling party used its majority in the lok Sabha and recommends for disolution of the house.

4. When he decides to refer his advice to the Union Cabinet back for reconsideration.

Select the Correct Codes:-

(a) 1 only (b) 2 and 4

(c) 2, 3, 4 (d) All of the above

30. Which of the following functions to the Public Account Committee has been wrongly mentioned:-

(a) If sees that the executive has followed the financial rules and regulations.

(b) If Suggests the form in which the accounts of the govt. department and public undertaking are to be


(c) If sees that money has been spent for the purpose for which it was sanctioned by the parliament.

(d) None of these

31. The Composition of the Committee of public undertaking in terms of having members from Lok Sabha 

and Rajya Sabha is.

(a) 7 from Lok Sabha and 15 from Rajya Sabha

(b) 15 From Lok Sabha and 7 from Rajya Sabha.

(c) 10 from Lok Sabha and 12 from Rajya Sabha

(d) All from Lok Sabha above.

32. Which among the following regional party is Oldest.

(a) Akali Dal

(b) Telugu Desin Party

(c) Dragid Munnetroj Kazhagam

(d) Asom Gana Parishad

33. Consider the following statements:

1. All disputes in Connection with the election of president of India or Vice President of India shall be 

inquired and decided by the Election Commission of India.

2. Even where, the election of President or Vice-President of India is decleared void, all acts done by 

President and Vice President while Performining the duties of his office before the date of the decision 

becomes invalid Which of the above Statements is/are Correct

(a) 1 Only

(b) 2 Only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

34. Repos and Reverse Repos are the instruments which are to be effectively used in the

(a) Fiscal policy

(b) Monetary Pollicy

(c) Agricultural Policy

(d) Industrial Policy

35. Match the List and Choose the Correct Codes

List I List II

(Institution) (year of formmation)

A. International 1. 1956



B. International 2. 1988

Finance Corporation.

C. Multilateral Investment 3. 1960

Guarantee Agency

D. International Monetary 4. 1948


5. 1945



(a) 3 2 1 5

(b) 3 1 2 5

(c) 1 3 2 4

(d) 1 2 3 4

36. Which of the following statements are true with regard to foreign Inotitutional Investors (FII) Choose 

the Correct Codes given below the list

1. FII is a non-debt Capital

2. FII brings technical know-how

3. If provides risk Capital


(a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 (d) 1, 2 and 3

37. The Phenomenon of Stagflation is Characterised by

(a) Rising prices

(b) Falling output

(c) Falling employment

(d) All of the above

38. A Country must aim at a level of Current Account deficit (CAD) which can be sustained by

(a) Normal foreign exchanges flows

(b) Normal Short -term Capital flows

(c) Normal Capital flows

(d) None of the above

39. Percy sonn is the present ICC President. He belongs to which country :-

(a) Australia (b) England

(c) South Africa (d) None of the these

40. The first PSU to be disinvedted was

(a) IPCL


(c) Modern food Industries Ltd.

(d) Maruti udyog Ltd.

41. Match the following statement:

List I List II

A. Peshwa 1. Indore

B. Bhonsle 2. Gwalior

C. Holker 3. Poona

D. Gaekwad 4. Nagpur

E. Sindhia 5. Baroda


(a) 3 1 4 5 2

(b) 3 4 1 2 5

(c) 3 4 1 5 2

(d) 3 1 5 2 4

42. Match the following two list

List I List II

(a) 1775 1. First Anglo- Burmese war

(b) 1780 2. First Anglo-Afghan war

(c) 1824 3. First Anglo-mysore war

(d) 1838 4. Second Anglomysore war


(a) 4 3 2 1

(b) 4 3 1 2

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 3 4 1 2

43. Muslim leagure obseved Direct action day

(a) 23 march 1940 (b) 24 oct 1946

(c) 16 Aug 1946 (d) 16 oct 1946

44. All India Harijan Sangh was founded by.

(a) M.K Gandhi (b) B.R. Ambedkar

(c) Jyotiba phule (d) Annie Besant

45. AL- Hilal was edited by.

(a) Md. Ali Jinnah

(b) Abul Kalam Azad

(c) Ali Jauhar

(d) Jakir Hussain

46. Arrange the following important women of Indian history according to their Period.

1. Rani Durgawati

2. Rani Karnawati

3. Jijabai

4. Deval Rani


(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 (b) 3, 1, 2, 4

(c) 4, 2, 1, 3 (d) 4, 1, 3, 2

47. Raja Todarmal worked with

(a) Humayun and Akbar

(b) Sher shah and Akbar

(c) Akbar and jai Singh

(d) Akbar only

48. The Oldest school of Indian philosphy is believed to be

(a) Nyaya (b) Samkhya

(c) Yoga (d) Mimansa

49. Who Said this :- .The minority Could not be allowed to veto the political progress of the majority..

(a) Lord Mountbatten

(b) Clement Atlee

(c) C.Rajgopalachari

(d) J.L. Nehru

50. Correct codes of the leaders who offered individual Satyagraha is?

(a) Vinobha bhawe (b) J.L. Nehru

(c) M. Gandhi (d) Brahmdutt


(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 (b) 1, 2, 4

(c) 1 and 2 (D) 1, 2, 3


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