(Paper) Mock Test - General Studies Prelim 2007 (Set - 8)

Mock Test - General Studies Prelim 2007

General Studies. Prelim  Set


51. Match the following Lists

List - I List - II

(Grassland) (Places)

A. Pustaz 1. Australia

B. Steppes 2. Eurasia

C. Pampas 3. Hungary

D. Downs 4. North America

5. Uruguay


(a)5 2 4 1

(b)3 1 5 2

(c) 5 1 4 2

(d)3 2 5 1

52. The best developed form of Mediterranean climate is found in :-

(a) California

(b) Southern Australia.

(c) The South of western tip of Africa.

(d) Central chile.

53. X introduces Y saying . He is the husband of the grand daughter of the Father of my Father.. How is Y 

related to X.

(a) Brother (b) Son

(c) Brother in law. (d) Nephew

54. Arrange these rivers in Correct sequence in terms of their lengths:-

1. Kaveri 2. Mahanadi

3. Krishna 4. Narmada

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

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

55. Consider the following statement:-

1. Kaveri water dispute tribuinal was headed by sudhir Narain .

2. The Trubunal Constituted in 1991 gave its Final Verdict in January 2007.

3. Article 263 is related to Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of interstate rivers.

Correct staements:-

(a) 1 is Correct .

(b) 2, 3 are Correct.

(c) 1, 2, 3 are Correct.

(d) None of the above.

56. Consider the following statement:-

1. India became full dialogue partner of ASEAN.

2. India became member of ARF.

3. India Asean Technology summit New Delhi.

4. 5th India-ASEAN Summit. Arrange them in chronolical order :

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

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

57. Consider the following statement:-

1. Chhattisgarh has no biosphere reserve.

2. Pench National park is located in Madhya Pradesh.

3. There are no biosphere reserves in North Eastern States.

4. Pong Dam Lake which is a notified wetland is located in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

Choose the Correct Code:-

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

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

58. Choose the incorrect pair:-

(a) Ibn Battutah : Central Asian Traveller

(b)Abdur Razzak : P e r s i a n Traveller

(c) Nicolo-de-Conti : Italian Traveller

(d)Domingo Paes : portuguese Traveller.

59. Which of the following Taxes are levied as well as Collected by the union, but assiagned to the statees with in which they are leviable.?

1. Terminal taxes on Goods or

passengers Carried by Rail, air or Sea.

2. Stamp duties on bills of exchange.

3. Taxes on stock exchange other than Stamp duties.

4. Income Tax on Agricultural land. 

Choose the Correct Code:-

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

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

60. Match the following lists:-

List - I List - II

A. buddha charitra 1.Asvagosha

B. MudraRakshasa 2. Visakhadutta

C. harsha-Charitra 3. Kalidas

D. Raghu- Vamsa 4. Banabhatta


(a)2 1 .3 4

(b)1 2 4 3

(c) 2 1 4 3

(d)1 2 3 4

61. Which one of the following is the Correct sequence of the given countries in the decreasing order of 

their population.?

(a)Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Bangladesh.

(b)Brazil, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh.

(c) Brazil, Pakistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh.

(d) Indonesia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Pakistan.

62. Which of the following statements is not Correct?

(a) Newly identified Protein particles have been called Prions.      

(b)Antioxidant is a Chemical that prevents the oxidation of other Chemicals.

(c) Antigens are proteins such as those found in bacteria and viruses.

(d)Carcinogen does not change the genetic Code in aCells.

63. In may 2005, British P.M Tony Blair led the labour party back to a Historic Third Successive Term in 

office. In Post-war scenari which of the following British P.M have won three election in a row like Tony 


(a) Harold Wilson.

(b) James Callaghan.

(c) Margaret Thatcher

(d) Antony Eden.

64. Rectified spirit is:-

(a) Ethanal + 5%H2O.

(b) Methanol+5%H2O.

(c) Ethanal+25%H2O.

(d) methanal+25% H2O.

65. Yaws (WHO recently issued warning to eliminate) disease affects which among the following 

organs/parts of the human body.

(a) Liver (b) Skin

(c) Teeth d) Bones

66. Consider the following statements regarding domestic violence Act 2006.

1. The act provides for the victim to reside in the matrimonial or shared household, wheather or not she 

has any title or rights in the household.

2. For the act to take effect both the victim and the abuser must be related to each other

3. Primarily it provide Protection to wife or female live in partner from violence at the hand fo the husband 

or the male live in partner or his relatives but viceversa is also aplicable.


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

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

67. Arrange the following Countries in the order of their wheat production

1. European union. 2. India

3. China 4. Russia

Codes :-

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

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

68. Match the following list:-

List - I List - II

(River) (Origin)

A. Godavari 1. Rohtang Pass

B. Indus 2. Mansarovar lake

C. Beas 3. Trimbak Plateau

D. Ravi 4 . A m a r k a n t a k Plateau.


(a)3 2 4 1

(b)3 2 1 1

(c) 4 1 1 2

(d)4 1 2 3

69. Choose the incorrect pair:-

(a) National stock - 1992 exchange

(b) Bombay stock - 1850 exchange

(c) Stock Exchange - 1988 Board of India

(d) TRAI (Telcom - 1997 Authority of Ind ia)

70. Match the list I with List II :-

List - I List - II

(Woment Corporates)


A. Amrita Patel 1. ICICI

B. Renuka Ramnath 2. HSBC

C. Naina lal Kidwai 3. HDFC

D. Vinita Bali 4. N a t i o n a l Development Board

5. Britannia

Codes :-


(a)1 3 5 2

(b)4 1 2 5

(c) 4 1 3 2

(d)1 3 2 5

71. NABARD was established on the recommendation of :-

(a) Public account Committee

(b)Shivaraman Committee

(c) Narsimhan Committee

(d) None of these

72. Which agency/organisation is not related to UNO:-

(a) Universal Postal union (UPU)

(b) International Finance Corp. (IFC)

(c) World Metrological Org. (WMO)

(d) International Confederation of free Trade Union (ICFTU).

73. Choose the Incorrect statement:-

(a) Indian.s First Indigeneous bank was Punjab National bank.

(b) India.s Largest Private Sector Bank

is ICICI Bank.

(c) BSNL launched its Broad band

Sevices in march 2005.

(d)BSNL Started GSM based mobile Telephone Service in Delhi and Mumbai under the Brand name Dolphin 

in the year 2001.

74. Consider the following statements:-

1. In India, 67%of the Commercial needs of energy are met through Coal.

2. Coal Amounts to less than30% of the total Electricity generated.

3. Tamil Nadu Accounts for more than 3/ 4th of the total lignite production of India.

Which of the above Statement is/are Correct?

(a) 1 alone (b) 1 and 2

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

75. The Capital Market is different in respect to the Money Market in that

(a) The Capital Market Covers Only one State whereas the money market Covers many States.

(b) The Capital market is for long-term loanable funds whereas money market is for short term loanble 


(c) The Capital market is more in practice in developing Nations than the Money Market .

(d) The Capital market is a feature of Capitalist Countryies only.

76. Which one of the following European State is not a land -locked one?

(a) Slovakia (b) Czech- Republic

(c) Austria (d) Lithuania

77. In the germ infected area which of the following attack on bacteria and kill them by ingulfing the germs 

and breakup the nearby cells findlly forming the pus. onthe wounded spot:-

(a) Lymphocytes(b) Neutrophils

(c) Bosophils (d) Platelets

78. Find the slant height, and volume of a Cone of radius 21cm and height 28cm.

(a) 35 cm, 3696 cm3 (b) 35cm, 2310cm3 

(c) 24cm, 2310 cm3 (d) 35cm, 12936cm3

79. The average Salary per month of 30 employees in a Company is Rs. 4000. If the manager.s Salery is 

added, the average Salary increases to Rs 4300 what is the Salary of the manager?

(a) Rs. 1000 (b) Rs. 13000

(c) Rs.12 000 (d) Rs. 13300

80. From the salary of an officer, 10% is deducted as house rent, 15% of the rest he spends on childrens.s 

eductation and 10% of the balance, he spends on clothes. Then, he is left with Rs. 4131. 

Find his total Salary.

(a) 8000/-Rs (b) 6000/-Rs

(c) 5000/-Rs (d) 4000/-Rs

81. If 8 men working 9 hours a day Can build a wall 18 m long, 3m wide and 12 m high in 10 days, how 

many men will be required to build a wall 32 m long, 5 m wide and 9 m high, working 6 hours a day in 8 


(a) 45 men (b) 48 men

(c) 50 men (d) 60 men

82. In Some plants water oozes through certain pores that remain permanently open. This phenomenon is 

called as.

(a) Evaporation (b) Guttation

(c) Transpiration (d) Vaporisation

83. As sugars Constantly removed from the blood by body cells to replace what is used up in respiration, 

more sugar is supplied by the-

(a) Ingestion of Carbohyatates.

(b)Quick enzymatic hydrolysis of Carbohydrates.

(c) Liver Converts glycogen into Sugar and releases into blood.

(d) Direct active transport of Sugar by intestinal epithelium.

84. Vitamin which found in Fibrous green vegetable is:-

(a) Vit-A (b) Vit - D

(c) Vit-C (d) Vit-E

85. Match the following list :-

List-I List-II

(a) Floriculture 1. Cultivation of flowers for Commercial purpose.

(b) Horticulture 2. Cultivation of flowers, fruits and vegetables intensively.

(c) Sericulture 3. Production of Silk.

(d) Silviculture 4. Cultivation of trees.


(a)1 2 3 4

(b)1 2 4 3

(c) 2 1 3 4

(d)2 1 4 3

86. A Solution of chlorophyll pigments looks red in reflected light because of :-

(a) Diffraction (b) fluorscence

(c) Reflection (d) Refraction

87. A train X starts from a place at the speed of 50 km/hr after one hour, another train Y starts from the 

same place at the speed of 70km/hr. After how much time will Y cross X:-

(a) 3 hrs. (b) 2 3/4 hrs.

(c) 3 1/2 hrs. (d) 2 1/4 hrs.

88. The square of a number substracted from its cube gives 100.The number is:-

(a) 25 (b) 16

(c) 6 (d) 5

89. Complete the Series. 2, 5, 9, 19, 37

(a) 76 (b) 74

(c) 75 (d) None of these

90. The Country which is helping Archeological Survey of India in the restoration of Ajanta Caves is?

(a) China (b) Japan

(c) Italy (d) France

91. Consider the following statement:-

1. Amitabh matto has been elected to the International council of Pugwash international.

2. Pugwash was awarded Nobel Prise in 1995 for its efforts to reduce role of nuclear arms in international 


3. M.S. Swaminathan is the President of pugwash Conferences on Science and world affairs.  True 

statements are:

(a) 1 only (b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3 (d) All of the above

92. Grameen international Conference on microcredit was held in:-

(a) Delhi (b) Dhaka

(c) Beijing (d) Jakarta

93. India has signed extradition treaty with which of the followng Country.

1. U.K 2. Purtgal

3. U.A.E 4. Nepal

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

(c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) All the Above

94. Recently IIM Lucknow opened a new campus at:-

(a) Ghaziabad (b) Singapore

(c) Noida (d) Gurgaon

95. Consider the following statement:-

 1. Sanghai cooperation organisation (SCO) headquarter is located at beijing.

2. The 6th summit of Sanghai cooperation organisation was held in  june 2006 at moscow.

3. India, Pakistan, Iran and S. Korea has observor status in Sanghai cooperation organisation. Which of the 

above statement is wrong:-

(a) 1 only (b) 2 only

(c) 3 only (d) None of these

96. Australian leg-spinner shane warne Captured his 700th test wicket in Dec, 2006. Who were his 1st and 

700th Wicket in Test Cricket.

(a) Maninder Singh, Andrew Strauss

(b) Ravi Shastri, Andrew Strauss

(c) Naseer hussain, Jayasuria.

(d) Tendulkar, Jayawardhane.

97. Match the following List :-

List - I List- II

(Person) (Field)

A. Dola banerjee 1. Archery

B. Mitali Raj 2. Hockey

C. Sunita Kullu 3. Badminton

D. Saina Nehwal 4. Cricket


(a)4 1 3 2

(b)1 4 2 3

(c) 4 1 2 3

(d)1 4 3 2

98. What is GAGAN:-

(a) A weather forecasting software.

(b) Cyclone warning System.

(c) Anti missile defence System being developed by India.

(d) Satellite based navigation System being developed by India.

99. Pehuensat I Belongs to:-

(a) Germany (b) Indonesia

(c) Argentina (d) India

100. Match the following list :-

List - I List - II

A. Police reform 1. Bimal Jalan

B. Sixth Pay 2. Soil Sorabji Commission

C. National Statistical 3. Parthasarth Commission

D. Watershed 4. T.K.A. nair Management

5. B.N. Krishna


(a)2 5 3 4

(b)3 4 2 1

(c) 3 2 5 4

(d)2 5 1