(Paper) Mock Test - General Studies Prelim 2007 (Set - 9)

Mock Test - General Studies Prelim 2007

General Studies. Prelim  Set


101. Match the following list:-

List - I List -II

(Organisation) (H.Q)

A. INTELSAT 1. Paris

B. OAU 2. Vienna

C. OECD 3. Washington D.C

D. OPEC 4. Addis Ababa


(a)1 2 3 4

(b)1 3 4 2

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d)3 4 2 1

102. Which of the following is /are recommendations of the second Administrative Reforms Commission:-

1. Partial State funding of elections.

2. Tightening of anti-defection law.

3. A Collegium for the appointment of the chief Election Commissioner and other Commissioner.

4. Abolition of MPLADS Schemes .

(a) Only 1 (b) 1 and 2

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

103. Match the following :-

List - I List-II

(Tribes) (Country)

(a) Bushmen 1. Australia

(b) Eskimos 2. Kalahari

(c) Aboriginies 3. Sahara

(d) Bedouins 4. Tundra


(a)2 4 1 3

(b)2 4 3 1

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d)1 2 3 4

104. Consider the following:-

1. In dry weather it is seemed with broad and deep Crack.

2. It is highly moisture retentive.

3. It is rich in iron, lime, Calcium and Aluminia.

This type of Soil is:-

(a) Alluvial (b) Black

(c) Red (d) Desert

105. Which of the following is/are incorrect:-

1. Pariyar river is the longest river of kerala.

2. Sabri hydroelectric project is located on Pariyar river.

3. Pamba river drains in to Arabian Sea.

(a) 1 and 2 (b) only 2

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

106. Indus river flows between:-

(a) Karakoram and Ladakh

(b) Zaskar and Pir Panjal

(c) Ladakh and Zaskar

(d) Ladakh and Pir Panjal

107. Consider the following statement:-

1. India.s first forest policy was formulated in 1952.

2. Lakshadweep and Pondicherry do not cantain forest Cover.

3. More than 90% of the Andaman & Nicobar area is covered by forest.

Correct Code:-

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

(c) 1 and 3 (d) All three

108. Consider the following statements about Deccan odyssey:-

1. It is operated by Konkan Railway

2. It is Operated by Maharashtra tourism development Corporation.

3. It is to an extent the Counter part of orient express trains of south Africa.

4. It covers all tourist destination of Maharashtra only.

(a) 1 and 2 are Correct

(b) 2 and 3 are Correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) all are Correct.

109. Consider the following statement about the first report of National knowledge Commission has 


1. There should be fee hike after every

2 years in education sector.

2. Vocational educational should be entirely under ministry of HRD.

3. 40 National universities to be established.

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

(c) 1 and 2 (d) 3 only

110. Match the following lists:-

List-I List-II

(Team) Captain)

(A) Ireland 1. Habibul basar

(B) Canada 2. Irwing Roman

(C) Barmuda 3. Jon Davison

(D) Bangladesh 4. Trent johnston

5. Mohd. Ashraful


(a)4 2 3 1

(b)4 3 2 1

(c) 2 3 4 5

(d)2 4 3 5

111.Given below are two statements Questions labeled as Assertion (A) and other labeled as Reason (R) 

In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is Correct?

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the Correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true and r is not a Correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

111. A : Monsoon lands and Mediterranean regions experiene recipitation Which is distributed evenly 

throughout the year.

R : Areas laying in the Rain Shadow Region, interior of the continents and high latitudes receive low 


112 A : Railways are more energy efficient than Road-ways.

R : Rail-track construction Costs are lower than roads.

113. A : An imminent danger of war or external aggression is not enough for the proclamation of 


R : The proclamation of emergency shall cease to operate at the expiration of one month unless approved 

by both the Houses of Parliament.

114. A : No. Qualification have been prescribed for the membership of the union public service Commission.

R : The Constitution does not fix the number of members of the union public Service Commission.

115. A : Glycogen which is stored in liver is called animal Starch.

R : The body does not use immediately all the glucaose absorbed from the digestion of starch.

116. A : The Agricultural price policy has led to inflationary trends in the economy.

R : Government is under pressure from big farmers lobby procurement prices year after year.

117. A : Rabindranath Tagore renounced his kighthood in 1919.

R : Hundreds of Indian Protesters were killed in jallia wala bagh ground on 13th April 1919 by General Dyer.

118. Arrange the following Stock exchanges by number of Transaction in descending order.





119. Which among the following Commodity experienced maximum inflation in 2006.

(a) Oilseeds

(b) Fruit and vegetables

(c) Cereals

(d) Egg, meat and fish.

120. Select the incorrect pair:-

(a) Safdar Jung - Rohikhand

(b) Alimardhan khan - Bengal

(c) Nizam-ul- mulk - Hyderabad

(d) Raja Swai Jai Singh - Amber.

121. Consider the following Statement:-

1. Russia is largest exporter of Natural gas and second largest exporter of oil after Saudi-Arabia.

2. Ken fletcher a legendary Cricket player expired in Brisbane.

3. .Raksha kavach. is anti Collision device of Konkan Railway which got patent grant in India and S. Africa.

Correct Codes:-

(a) 1 alone (b) 1 and 2

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

122.India.s Share in world merchandise exports is:-

(a) 0.7% (b) 0.8%

(c) 1% (d) 1.5%

123.Rajiv Gandhi Creche Scheeme is implemented by:-

(a) Cental Social welfare Board.

(b) Indian Council for children welfare.

(C) Bhartiya Adim jati Sevak Sangh.

(d) All of the above.

124.Match the following list :-

List -I List -II

(Person) (Involved in)

A. Ashfaqullah Khan 1. HSRA

B. Bhagat Singh 2. K o k o r i Consipiracy

C. B. K. Dutt. 3. C h i t t a g o n g armoury raid

D. Surya Sen 4. Bomb inCentral L e g i s l a t i v e Assembly.


(a)3 4 1 2

(b)3 1 4 2

(c) 2 1 4 3

(d)2 4 1 3

125.Consider the following Statement:-

1. Kerala is the leading fish producer in marine fishing.

2. West Bengal is the leading Fish producer (marine island) in India.


(a) 1 is Correct

(b) 2 is Correct

(c) 1 and 2 is Correct

(d) Neither 1 nor 2 is Correct.

126.Consider the following statements:-

1. Vijay Nambiar has been apointed Special advisor to U.N Secretary General with the Rank of Under 

Secretory General.

2. The Controversial movie Black friday

is base on the Best Bakery case.


(a) 1 is Correct

(b) 2 is Correct

(c) 1 and 2 both Correct

(d) 1 and 2 both incorrect.

127. Which of the following three PSU.s form the Consortium to Provide broad band Services.

(a) GAIL, BSNL, Power Grid Corp.

(b) GAIL, Railtel, BSNL.

(c) BSNL, Power Grid Corp, Raitel.

(d) Power Grid Corps, Rail Tel, GAIL.

128. Arrange the following Soil type in decreasing order in order to percentage Coverage.

1. Alluvial soils.

2. Black soils.

3. Red and yellow soils.

4. Forest soil.

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

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

129. Match the following List:-

List-I List-II

(Site) (State)

A. Nokrek 1. Tamil Nadu

B. Achra 2. Meghalaya

C. Pichavaram 3. Kerala

D. Agasthyamalai 4. Maharashtra

5. Manipur.


(a)5 4 1 3

(b)5 3 4 1

(c) 2 4 1 3

(d)2 1 3 4

130.Kariba Hydro-electric Project is situated on:-

(a) Cango River (b) Zambezi

(c) Colorado (d) Nile

131.Consider the following :-

1. Latin-America Consists of S. America, mexico, Central America.

2. Danube is the longest river of Europe.

3. River Danube Passes through the city

of Budapest.

Correct Codes:-

(a) 1 and 2 (b) 3 only

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

132.Consider the following statement:-

1. Thermal power generation of electricity in India has reduced in 2005-06

2. Growth in Hydro and nuclear generation has been increased.

(a) 1 is Correct

(b) 2 is Correct.

(c) Both 1 and 2 are Correct.

(d) Both are incorrect.

133.Consider the following statement:-

1. India ranks 2nd in production and 4th in Consumption of natural rubber in the world.

2. Indian Coffee Contribute 4% of the global production.


(a) 1 is Correct

(b) 2 is Correct

(c) 1 and 2 both Correct.

(d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct.

134.Turn odd man out 3,5,7,12,19

(a) 19 (b)17

(c)13 (d) 12

135.Match the following list.

List-I List-II

(Instrument) (Uses)

A. Hydrometer 1. Temperature

B. Barometer 2. Velocity of wind

C. Anemometer 3. Pressure

D. Thermometer 4. Relative Humidity

5. Height


(a)5 3 1 2

(b)4 3 2 1

(c) 4 2 3 1

(d)5 2 1 3

136.Which of the following types of mirror is used by the dentists for examining the teeth:-

(a) Convex mirror

(b) Cancave mirror

(c) Plane Mirror

(d) Parabolic mirror

137.If a piece of ice is droped in water it begins to melt at the base of the ice, not at the top because:-

(a) At the upper part the air act as a bad Conductor of heat.

(b) The water at the lower part is a good Conductor of heat.

(c) The melting point at the lower part of ice is reduced due to high pressure

of ice from above.

(d) None of these

138.Who presented the first Budget of Independent India:-

(a) Dr. John mathai

(b) Shri. R.K. Shanmulcham Chetty

(c) Shri. C.D Deshmuskh

(d) J.L. Nehru.

139. To promote and rejuvenate agriculture,Budget 2007-08 have provided special grant of Rs 50 Crore to 

two agriculture university. to which state these university belongs:-

(a) Uttar Pradesh & Andhra Pradesh

(b) U.P & Uttranchal

(c) Andhra Predesh &Tamil Nadu

(d) Uttranchal & Tamil Nadu

140.Which one of the following is Correctly matched:-

(a) Writ of Quo : Available warratto against Subordinate Court only

(b) Writ of Habeas : a v a i l a b l e against Private Corpus individual as well.

(c) Writ of Certiorari : a v a i l a b l e against automomus bodies only.

(d) Writ of Prohibition : a v a i l a b l e against Public servents only.

141.A ship saling From San trancisco (USA) to Tokyo (Japan) it crosses 180 meridian at 23:30 hrs on Jan 1 

2007 what time and date will be rewarded by the captain of the ship in his diary after one Hour Journey 

from the point of Crossing of the meridian:-

(a) Jan 1, 00:30 hrs.

(b) Jan 2, 00:30 hrs.

(c) Jan 3, 00:30 hrs

(d) Jan 4, 00: 30 hrs

142.Which of the following rulers did not accept the Subsidiary alliance of wellesley:-

(a) Baji Rao II

(b) Nawab of Carnatic

(c) Tipu Sultan

(d) Nizam of Hyderabad.

143.Consider the following statements:

1. Jallian wala bagh massacare.

2. Rowlatt Satyagraha.

3. Ahmadabad mill slrike

4. Launch of khilafat movt.

5. Modification of constitution of Congress at Nagpur session.

Correct Code:-

(a) 3, 2, 1, 4, 5 (b) 3, 1, 2, 5, 4

(c) 2, 3, 1, 4, 5 (d) 5, 3, 2, 1, 4

144.The Union Territory of:-

Puducherry Consists of, Karikal. Yanam,Puducherry and mahe. yanam forms an enclave within which of the 

following state.

(a) Kerala

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Tamil nadu

(d) Karnataka

145.The first developing Country to guarantee free AIDS. Treatment to every citizen :-

(a) Singapore (b) India

(c) brasil (d) Pakistan

146. Match the following lists:-

List-I List-II

A. Swimming Pool 1. Rangpur

B. Dockyard 2. Mohenjodaro

C. Cemetry H 3. Lothal

D. Evidence of 4. Harappa Rice husk


(a)3 2 1 4

(b)3 2 4 1

(c) 2 3 4 1

(d)2 3 1 4

147.Weichart-Gutenberg Discontinuity lies between.

(a) Crust and mantle.

(b) mantle and care.

(c) Between upper and lower mantle.

(d) Between outer and inner Crust.

148 Who was responsible for the widow remarriage Act, passed in 1856.

(a) Raja Ram Mohan Ray

(b) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

(c) M.G. Ranade

(d)K.C. Sen

149. Match the following List :-

List - I List-II

A. Sachhar 1. Socio-eco status of Committee muslim.

B. R.H. Partil 2.Corporate body and securitisation.

C. D.N Ghosh 3. Full capital account Convertibility

D. Tarapore 4. Govt. accounting Committee System.


(a)1 2 3 4

(b)1 3 2 3

(c) 1 4 2 3

(d)1 3 2 4

150.Which of the following pair is incorrecly matched:-

(a) City of Golden Gate:- San fransisco

(b) Key of medeterranian:- Turkey

(c) Gate of tear:- Bad-el-mandeb.

(d) Sugar bowl of : Guba World.