(Download) UPSC: CPF (AC) Exam Paper 2012 - "General Ability & Intelligence"

(Download) CAPF (AC) Exam, 2012 Paper - "General Ability & Intelligence"

Exam Name: CAPF (AC)

Year: 2012

Subject: General Ability & Intelligence

1. Consider the following statements

1. The Planning Commission of India in its environment performance report, released on 26th July,2012 ranked Himachal Pradesh as top State in the country on environmental performance index.
2. The World Bank approved a Rs. 1100 crore loan for Himachal Pradesh to promote green initiatives and sustainable development in the state.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. India signed an agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income on 27th July, 2012 with

(a) Japan
(b) Indonesia
(c) Sweden
(d) Bangladesh

3. India's Kulandei Francis was awarded the year 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award for his

(a) visionary zeal and profound faith in community energies and his sustained programmes in pursuing the holistic economic empowerment of women and their families
(b) steadfast passion in placing the power and discipline of science in the hands of farmers
(c) passionate commitment as a journalist to restore the rural poor to 'India's consciousness, moving the nation to action
(d) convincing validation of free and fair elections as the foundation and best hope of secular democracy in strife torn India

4. Which among the following statements about the acquisition of wireless division of WPCS International by a Bengaluru-based Indian Firm Kavveri Telecom in July 2012 is/are correct?

1. WPCS International has been into the business of wireless communication making solutions used by the police officers, firemen and other emergency services.
2. Kavveri Telecom makes cell phone tower antennas, Radio Frequency (RF) components, repeaters and other telecom products.
3. WPCS International is a London-based firm.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) All of these

5. Facing the East R walks straight 4 km, turns left and walks 3 km and again turns left and walks 4 km. How far is R now from the starting point?

(a) 2km
(b) 3 km
(c) 10 km
(d) 11 km

6. Which of the following is the odd one?

(a) 31
(b) 41
(c) 51
(d) 61

7. The missing number in the box is

3 4 52
5 11 126
? 9 107

(a) 6
(b) 18
(c) 26
(d) 36

8. The average of x, y and z is 30, and the average of x and y is 20. What is the value of z?

(a) 10
(b) 20
(c) 40
(d) 50

9. Three dice, whose all six faces are marked '1' to '6', are thrown. The number

(a) Executive
(b) Judiciary
(c) Legislature
(d) Civil Society

11. Consider the following statements about Parliamentary Committees

1. They are a subset of Council of Ministers.
2. The scrutiny of Legislative and Constitutional Amendment Bills gets done in these Committees.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

12. Consider the following statements about Indian elections

1. The Constitution provides that elections to the house of the people and the Legislative Assemblies of States are to be held on the basis of Universal adult suffrage.
2. The Constitution stipulates that there will be separate electoral rolls for Parliamentary and State Assembly elections.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

13. Consider the following statements about the Indian Constitution

1. In addition to the structure of the Government, it has also concerned itself with some aspects of a desirable civil society and economy.
2. Through Amendments in the year 1976, it has also outlined the Fundamental Duties of citizens along with their rights.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

14. Wi-Fi in a computer implies

(a) wired local area network
(b) wireless local area network
(c) high fidelity
(d) high efficiency

15. A television remote uses

(a) infrared waves
(b) cosmic waves
(c) micro waves
(d) ether waves

16. A microwave oven uses wave with a

(a) large wavelength in the invisible range
(b) small wavelength in the visible range
(c) large wavelength in the visible range
(d) small wavelength in the invisible range

17. A thin pin of iron can be made to float on water (drinking) in a bowl. This phenomenon is due to the

(a) surface tension of water
(b) viscous nature of water
(c) presence of ionic bonds in water molecules
(d) presence of covalent bonds in water molecules

18. To start your loaded trolley bag, you exert more force than when it is moving. This is an example of

(a) first law of thermodynamics
(b) second law of thermodynamics
(c) Newton's second law of motion
(d) Newton's first law of motion

19. You placed a car in an open parking area in a summer day. After a few hours, you noticed that the heat is trapped inside the car. This phenomenon is known as

(a) ozone depletion
(b) greenhouse effect
(e) solar effect
(d) cosmic ray impingement

20. Which one among the following Princely States opted for a direct dealing with the Constituent Assembly in the year 1946, instead of through the Chamber of Princes:

(a) Baroda
(b) Travancore
(e) Junagadh
(d) Mysore

21. Sayana, the famous commentator of the Vedas, flourished under the rule of

(a) Bahmani kings
(b) Golconda kings
(c) Gajapati kings
(d) Vijayanagar kings

22. The Bandagan-i-Khas during the rule of Delhi Sultans referred to the

(a) innkeepers
(b) royal slaves
(c) Dak-camera
(d) guards of the state stable

23. Who among the following was described as Jagadguru by his subjects for his patronage ofthe Hindus in his State?

(a) Ibrahim Adil Shah II of Bijapur
(b) Mahmud II of Malwa
(c) Hussain Shah of Bengal
(d) Mahmud 8egara of Gujarat

24. Vidyapati Thakur, a contemporary Chandidas (end of 17 century to early 15th century), was a native of

(a) Bengal
(b) Mithila
(c) Malwa
(d) Kashmir

25. Whenever a tropical cyclone moves to land much of its severity is reduced. This is because

1. its source of moisture is cut off
2. the friction over land kills tropical cyclones.

Select the correct answer using the code giver below.

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

26. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. Arcuate Delta 1. Nile Delta
b. Bird's-foot Delta 2. Mississippi Delta
c. Cuspate Delta 3. Tiber Delta
d. Estuarine Delta 4. Seine Delta

Code

A B C D

(a) 1 3 2 4
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 4 2 3 1
(d) 1 2 3 4

27. Which one among the following is a dormant volcano?

(a) Mount Kilimanjaro
(b) Mount Stromboli
(c) Mount Etna
(d) Mount Mayan

28. Asteroid belt is situated between

(a) Mars and Jupiter
(b) Earth and Mars
(c) Jupiter and Saturn
(d) Venus and Earth

29. Who among the following was chosen by the Government of Japan to confer the prestigious Fukuoka Prize for the year 2012?

(a) Vandana Shiva
(b) Amir Khan
(c) Arundhati Roy
(d) Medha Patkar

30. In a major policy decision, the Central Government has recently decided to allow Qualified Foreign Investors (QFIs) to directly invest in Indian equity market. India received his first investment through Qualified Framework Investor Route worth $ 5 million following the deal struck by

(a) Unit Trust of India
(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(c) Tata Consultancy Services
(d) Reliance Energy

31. Which one among the following statements about eminent freedom fighter and social activist Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who passed away in Kanpur on 23rd July, 2012, is not correct?

(a) She was a close aide of Subhash Chandra Bose during the days of Freedom Movement
(b) She spearheaded several political, economic and social justice campaigns in the country
(c) She was a member of the Lok Sabha
(d) She was awarded the Padma Vibhushan

32. Which of the following statements about London Olympics, 2012 is/are correct?

1. London got a distinction to host the modern Olympic Games three times, The city had previously hosted the games in 1908 and in 1948.
2. Motto of the London Olympics is 'Inspire a Generation' .
3. Saina Nehwal was the official flag bearer of 83 members Indian continent at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.

Select the correct answer using the code given below,

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) 1 and 2
(d) All of these

33. An accurate clock shows 12 o'clock in the noon. Through how many degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock shows 5 o'clock on the same evening?

(a) 150°
(b) 140°
(c) 125°
(d) 120°

Directions (Q, Nos. 34- 35) The following questions are based on the given pie-chart which shows the annual agricultural yield of a certain place.

34. The yield of rice is how much per cent more than that of sugarcane?

(a) 40%
(b) 50%
(c) 60%
(d) 75%

35. If the yield of rice and wheat is 9000 tonne, then the yield of excess product of others in comparison with sugarcane is

(a) 1000 tonne
(b) 2000 tonne
(c) 3000 tonne
(d) 4000 tonne

36. The World Conference on Human Rights that affirmed the universality of rights and launched an ambitious plan of action was held in

(a) Vienna (1993)
(b) Geneva (1996)
(c) New York (2000)
(d) Berlin (2002)

37. Which one among the following statements about the States Reorganization Act is not correct?

(a) The Act dealt with the issue of redrawing of the boundaries of states
(b) It was passed in the year 1956
(c) It created fourteen States and six Union Territories
(d) The State boundaries were drawn for administrative convenience

38. Consider the following Territories which became part of India after 15th August 1947

1. Goa, Daman and Diu
2. Pondicherry
3. Sikkim
4. Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Which of the following is the correct chronological order (beginning with the earliest) of their becoming part of India?

(a) 1-2-3-4
(b) 3-1-4-2
(c) 4-1-2-3
(d) 2 -1-4-3

39. Overseas Citizens of India (as per Overseas Citizenship of India Scheme as operational from December 2005) shall not be entitled to

(a) multiple entry multipurpose life-long visa to India
(b) exemption from reporting ponce authorities for any length of stay in India
(c) panty with NRI's in financial, economic and educational fields except in the question of agricultural or plantation properties
(d) voting rights in India

40. In the recent past, a fundamental particle has been claimed to be experimentally observed, at a European Laboratory in Geneva, to travel at a speed greater than that of light in vacuum. The name of the particle is

(a) electron
(b) positron
(c) neutron
(d) neutrino

41. When an iron nail is dipped in a solution of copper sulphate, the iron nail becomes brownish in colour and the blue colour of copper sulphate solution fades after some time. The reaction is an example of chemical

(a) combination
(b) decomposition
(c) displacement
(d) double displacement

42. Bleaching powder is added in water used for drinking purpose. The role of bleaching powder in this case is

(a) of disinfectant
(b) of bleaching agent
(c) to remove impurity
(d) to decrease the pH

43. If four balloons A, B, C and D are filled with hydrogen, oxygen, helium and nitrogen gases respectively and left in air, which balloon reaches to the highest distance from the Earth?

(a) Balloon A
(b) Balloon B
(c) Balloon C
(d) Balloon D

44. Which one among the following is not a greenhouse gas?

(a) Methane
(b) Ozone
(c) Chlorothoro carbon
(d) Sulphur dioxide

45. Which one among the following salts causes hardness to the water?

(a) Calcium bicarbonate
(b) Calcium carbonate
(c) Sulphate
(d) Nitrogen

46. Consider the following statements about Rig Veda

1. It reflects a naturalistic polytheism-a belief in many Gods who personified natural phenomenon.
2. The Gods were conceived of as anthropomorphic, i.e., as having a physical form similar to that of humans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Directions (Nos. 47 and 48) The following questions consist of two statements. Statement I and Statement II. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to using the code given below.

Codes

(a) Both the statements are individually true and statement II is the correct explanation of statement I
(b) Both the statements are Individually true but statement is not the correct explanation of statement I
(c) Statement I is true but statement II is false
(d) Statement I is false but statement II is true

47. Statement I: In India, Tribal Movements of 19th century resulted out of the process of land displacements and the introduction of forest laws.
Statement II: The Indian Freedom Movement resolved the problems faced by the Tribals.

48. Statement I: The economy of India in the 19th century came to a state of ruin under the English East India Company.
Statement II: The English East India Company's acquisition of Diwani right led to the miseries of the peasants and those associated with the traditional handicrafts industry of India.

49. The famous terra-cotta images of rivers Ganga and Yamuna from the Gupta period have been found at

(a) Ahichchhatra
(b) Kaushambi
(c) Rajghat
(d) Bhitargaon

50. Consider the following statement "India would be far more reliable as a base for operations. Moreover the prospect of a settlement will be greatly enhanced by the disappearance of Gandhi, who had for years torpedoed every attempt at a settlement."

The above statement was made by the British in the context of

(a) Kheda Satyagraha
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Quit India Movement
(d) Non-Cooperation Movement

51. The Moplah peasant struggles took place in

(a) Darjeeling
(b) Andamans
(c) Malabar
(d) Chota Nagpur

52. Hurricanes rarely form or move with 5 degrees of the equator, because

(a) coriolis effect is weakest here
(b) coriolis effect is strongest here
(c) it has low pressure
(d) it has high temperature

53. What do you call the total system of parallels and meridians that form a network of intersecting tines?

(a) Geographic pattern
(b) Geographic arrangement
(c) Geographic grid
(d) Geographic polygon

54. Why does the Earth assume the shape of an oblate ellipsoid?

(a) The Earth's rotation causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the equator and flatten at the poles
(b) The Earth's rotation causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the poles and flatten at the equator
(c) The Earth's revolution causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the equator and flatten at the poles
(d) The Earth's revolution causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the poles and flatten at the equator

55. Which one among the following is a mechanically formed sedimentary rock?

(a) Salt rock
(b) Limestone
(c) Sandstone
(d) Gypsum

56. Consider the following statements

1. Creepers or climbers are commonly found in the tropical rain forest.
2. The epiphytes which do not have their roots on the ground, survive on the trees in the tropical rain forest.
3. AU epiphytes are not creepers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 3
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 2
(d) All of these

57. Consider the following statements about General Bikram Singh

1. He is the 25th Chief of Indian Army.
2. Prior to his appointment to the top post, he served as commanding officer of the Northern Army Command.
3. He is a veteran infantry officer.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All of these

58. In May 2012, which one among the following Indian Business Houses has signed an agreement with the Bangladesh Government to design and develop a new city, Notun Dhaka (New Dhaka) in Bangladesh?

(a) Reliance industries Ltd.
(b) Sahara India Pariwar
(c) Tata Group
(d) Aditya Birla Group

59. Who among the following 'vas the winner of Men's Singles Wimbledon Championship, 2012?

(a) Roger Federer
(b) Andy Murray
(c) Novak Djokovic
(d) Rafael Nadal

60. Recently in which one among the following countries,the Prime Minister has to be changed due to an instruction of the country's Supreme Court?

(a) Pakistan
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Russia
(d) Nepal

61. Why was theoretical physicist Ashoke Sen. a string theorist at Allahabad's Harish Chandra Research Institute, in news recently?

(a) He was nominated to the Rajya Sabha
(b) He was one of the nine winners of the first Yuri Milner Fundamental Physics Prize
(c) He was selected as jury member to decide on the awardees of Nobel Prize for the year 2013
(d) He was selected 10r the SS Bhatnagar Award

Delectations (Q. Nos. 62-63): The following questions are based on the given histogram that shows the percentage of villages in the states which are not electrified.

62. Which of the following states has twice the percentage of villages electrified in comparison to state D?

(a) A
(b) C
(c) E
(d) F

63. How many states have at least 50% electrified villages?

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 5

64. Consider the two positions of the dice as shown below

When 1 is at the bottom, what number will be on the top?

(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) Cannot say

65. New Public Management stands for

1. shift from conventional public policy to cost effectiveness.
2. cluster rather than pyramids of organization in structural frameworks.
3. flexible and adaptive operational systems.
4. rigid planning and conventional bureaucratic hierarchy.

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Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 3 and 4
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1,2 and 3
(d) All of these

66. Which one among the following items was not added to the Concurrent List of the Constitution of India under the provisions of the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976?

(a) Family planning
(b) Forest
(c) Education
(d) Railways

67. Public Interest Litigation falls within the jurisdiction of the High Court provided certain conditions are fulfilled. Which one among the following conditions is not accepted by the Courts?

(a) Public is interested in vindication of some rights
(b) Enforcement of public duty
(c) Courts can examine previous records of public servants
(d) Personal injury or loss is an essential element

68. The Eleventh Schedule inserted by the 73rd Amendment distributes powers between the State Legislatures and the Panchayats and lists 29 items.

Which among the following are listed in the Eleventh Schedule?

1. Minor Irrigation
2. Animal Husbandry
3. Women and Child Development
4. Fire Service
5. Cattle pounds, prevention of cruelty to animals

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1,2 and 3
(b) 1,4 and 5
(c) 2, 3 and 4
(d) 3, 4 and 5

69. How do marine animals survive in water without air contact?

(a) They do not require any oxygen
(b) They take oxygen from water
(c) They only produce oxygen in their body
(d) They get oxygen from water plants

70. Which one among the following causes stomach pain in human body?

(a) Base
(b) Acid
(c) Salt
(d) Bacterium

71. Use of tamarind juice as a part of our meal helps

(a) to prevent tooth decay
(b) to take care of excess fluoride in drinking water
(c) for easy digestion of food
(d) to increase the strength of bones ?

72. Green Muffler is

(a) a technology for reducing air pollution
(b) a method of deforestation
(c) plantation along roadsides to reduce noise pollution
(d) a process of reducing vibration

73. Byssinosis disease is common in the workers of

(a) rubber industry
(b) ceramic industry
(c) textile industry
(d) iron and steel industry

74. As per the Bureau of India Standard, the domestic water demand in India in LPCD (Liter Per Capita Per Day) is

(a) 60
(b) 100
(c) 135
(d) 270

75. Alluri Sitarama Raju's Rebellion (1922-1924) took place in

(a) Chota Nagpur
(b) Gudem-Rampa Tract
(c) Baslar
(d) Nellore

76. Which of the following political methods was/were incorporated by Mahatma Gandhi?

1. Petitioning to the British
2. Village reconstruction
3. Gheraos
4. Fasts

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 4
(b) 1,2 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) All of these

77. Which of the following Princely States saw Major Movements over the period from 1930s to 1940s?

1. Tripura
2. Nilgiri
3. Baroda
4. Travancore

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1,2 and 4
(b) 2 and 4
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All of these

78. Which one among the following relates to a land revenue policy introduced by the English East India Company?

(a) Pitt's India Act
(b) Mahalwari Settlement
(c) Regulating Act
(d) Subsidiary Alliance

79. Which one among the following is a cold current in the Atlantic Ocean?

(a) Gulf Stream
(b) Benguela Current
(c) Peru Current
(d) Brazil Current

80. Consider the following statements about irrigation in Punjab

1. Intensity of irrigation is the highest among all Indian States.
2. Area under canal irrigation is the highest among all Indian States.
3. There has been severe land degradation in Punjab owing to agricultural modernization including high intensity of irrigation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) All of these

81. The Golden Quadrilateral of India connects which of the following places?

(a) Snnagar--Porbandar-Kanyakumari- Siiehar
(b) Delili--Mumbai -- -Chennai-Kolkata
(e) Delhi---Mumbai ----Kanyakumari--Kolkata
(d) Jammu—Ahmedabad-Chennai-Kolkata

82. In the context of agricultural revolution in India, which of the following statements is/ are correct?

1. White Revolution in the field of agricultural development is associated with modernization of sheep farming.
2. Second Green Revolution is associated with development of horticulture.
3. Blue Revolution in the field of agriculture is associated with improvement in the production of fish and marine products.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) All of these

83. Consider the following statements about the 'Curiosity' Rover

1. It is a robotic mission for exploration of the Mars launched by NASA.
2. It is powered by .solar energy.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

84. Consider the following statements According to the Second Annual Employment- Unemployment Survey Report, 2011-2012 conducted by the Labour Bureau, Government of India

1. Unemployment rate in the country during the period has come down significantly over the previous year.
2. Gujarat tops the list of least unemployed among all Indian States during the period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

85. Consider the following statements

1. Discovery of Higgs Boson of which scientists are almost certain, may discard Einstein's special theory of relativity.
2. Probable discovery of a particle which moves faster than light may prove Stephen Hawking wrong.
3. Probable discovery of a particle that moves faster than light may go against Einstein's special theory of relativity.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 1
(c) Only 3
(d) 1 and 3

86. The President of India has recently given approval to establish separate High Courts in three of the NorthEastern States of India, Which one among the following is not among them?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Tripura

87. Consider the following years 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300 and 2400 How many leap years are there in the above?

(a) None
(b) 3
(c) 6
(d) 9

88. 10 identical coins are lying on a table having head 'H' face as the upper face. In one attempt, exactly four coins can be turned upside down. What is the minimum total number of attempts in which tail 'T' face of all the 10 coins can be brought to be the upper face?

(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7

89. If X is richer than Y Z is richer than X P is richer than Z Q is the richest of all, Who among the following will have the central position if they are made to sit in the above degree of
richness?

(a) X
(b) Y
(c) Z
(d) P

90. A and B take part in 100 m race, where A beats B by 10 m. To favour B, A starts 10 m behind the starting line in a second 100 m race, running at their earlier speeds.

Which one among the following is true in view of the second race?

(a) A and B reach the finishing line simultaneously
(b) B beats A by 1 m
(c) B beats A by 2 m
(d) A beats B by 1 m

91. Consider the following statements

1. The Rajya Sabha is never dissolved and can be called to session any time at short notice.
2. Under the Constitution of India, the law-making powers of the two Houses of the Indian Parliament are symmetrical.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

92. Which of the following was/were the essence of the peace-building efforts of the United Nations from 1980s onwards?

1. To resolve underlying disputes between the belligerents.
2. To monitor arms control agreements.
3. Providing development assistance to maintain peace.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) 1 and 2
(d) 2 and 3

93. Which one among the following Treaties of Human Rights was signed but not yet ratified by India?

(a) International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
(b) International Convention on the elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination
(c) Convention on the Political Rights of Women
(d) United Nations Convention against Torture

94. As part of a framework of Human Rights Law, all Human Rights are

1. interdependent
2. interrelated
3. indivisible

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All of these

95. Which of the following statements about Ecomark is/are correct?

1. Ecomark is a certification mark issued by the Bureau of Indian Standard for the product conforming to a set of standards aimed at the least impact on ecosystem.
2. The purpose of the mark is to increase awareness among the consumers towards reducing environmental impact.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) Both 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

96. In most of the children's toys, a toxic chemical remains present. In this respect,

which among the following statements is/are correct?

1. The name of the toxic element is phthalates which are esters of phthalic acid.
2. They are mainly used as plasticizers, i.e.,substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility and longevity.
3. They are easily released into environment because there is no covalent bond between the phthalates and plastics in which they are mixed

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) All of these

97. Given below are some of the important training institutes of the Indian Army

1. High Altitude Warfare School
2. College of Military Engineering
3. Army War College
4. Count

(a) Capital Goods-Electronic Goods-Food Products -Fertilizers
(b) Fertilizers--Food Products -Electronic Goods -Chemicals
(c) Capital Goods-Electronic Goods-Food Products -Chemicals
(d) Electronic Goods-Capital Goods-Fertilizers -Food Products

98. Which one among the following is the correct descending sequence of India's import of commodities in terms of value?

(a) Capital Goods-Electronic Goods-Food Products -Fertilizers
(b) Fertilizers--Food Products -Electronic Goods -Chemicals
(c) Capital Goods-Electronic Goods-Food Products -Chemicals
(d) Electronic Goods-Capital Goods-Fertilizers -Food Products

99. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below:

List I
(Governor General)

A. Lord Cornwallis
B. Lord Wellesley
C. Lord Dalhousie
D. Lord Curzon

List II
(Important Policy)

1. Partition of Bengal
2. Doctrine of Lapse
3. Permanent Settlement
4. Subsidiary Alliance

Codes

A B C D

(a) 3 4 2 1
(b) 1 2 4 3
(c) 3 2 4 1
(d) 1 4 2 3

100. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below.

List I
(British Policy)

A. Agrarian Settlements
B. Divide and Rule
C. Excluding Indians from Government Jobs
D. Wars and Conquests middle class

List II
(Consequence)

1. Partition
2. Famines and popular rebellions
3. Increase of home charges
4. Alienation of the Indian

Codes

A B C D

(a) 3 4 1 2
(b) 3 1 4 2
(c) 2 1 4 3
(d) 2 4 1 3

101. Who among the following used the term 'Drain of Wealth' for the first time?

(a) Surendranath Banerjee
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

102. The Government of India has' recently established a' committee under the chairmanship of S K Thorat. What was the mandate of the committee?

(a) To review the working of the NCERT
(b) To frame some guidelines for preparing the syllabus of the central schools
(c) To review political cartoons and other contents of the social science and political science textbooks for class IX to XII
(d) To determine the guidelines to prepare the test items

103. Consider the following statements about 'Jeet Thayil.

1. He has been nominated for the 2012 Man Booker Prize for his debut novel, Narcopolis.
2. Narcopolis is a novel on the background of communal riots in Gujarat.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

104. Which of the following memorandum of understandings were signed between India and Myanmar on May 2012, when the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh visited country?

1. On India-Myanmar border area development.
2. On establishment of joint trade and investment forum.
3. On establishment of the advance centre for agricultural research and education.
4. On establishment of Rice Bio Park at New Delhi.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

105. Which one among the following statements about Aung San Suu Kyi is not correct?

(a) She is the Chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar
(b) On April 2012, she was elected to the Upper House of the Parliament
(c) On June 2012, she delivered her Nobel acceptance speech two decades after being awarded the Peace Prize
(d) She did her graduation from India

Directions (Q. Nos. 106-108) In the following· questions, a statement is followed by two assumption: numbered I and II. An assumption is a statement that you take for granted. Study the statement and assumptions" and answer to using, the code given below.

Codes

(a) Only I is implied in the statement
(b) Only II is implied in the statement
(c) Both I and II are implied in the statement
(d) Neither I nor II is implied in the statement

106. Statement

Teaching through TV is to help the students to learn without a teacher.

Assumptions

I. Students want to study without a teacher.
II. Teachers are incapable of teaching.

107. Statement

If you lose after competing hard that is fine. If you lose without trying hard that is what disappoints me.

Assumptions

I. Losing after trying hard is excusable.
II. Losing without effort is regrettable.

108. Statement

Trade union leadership is in the hands of politicians. Assumptions

I. Trade unions have leaders.
II. Leaders are generally politicians.

109. Which one among the following options is a word that can be formed from the letters used in INTELLIGENCE?

(a) SCIENCE
(b) NOTICE
(c) INCITE
(d) ENTAIL

110. Which one among the following options is a word that cannot be formed from the letters used in INTELLIGENCE?

(a) ENTICE
(b) GENTLE
(c) ENGINE
(d) INTENT

111. Which of the following statements about National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is/are correct?

1. It is an alternative non-judicial channel.
2. Victims of Human Rights violations can seek reparation through NHRC.
3. It cannot grant immediate relief.
4. It has the direct power of enforcement.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 2 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

112. Consider the following statements about the convention on the Rights of the child

1. This is an International Treaty which recognizes the Human Rights of children up to the age of 14 years.
2. It constitutes a common reference against which progress in meeting Human Right Standards for children can be assessed and results compared.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

113. Which one among the following is not a goal of National Action Plan for Climate Change?

(a) To promote .the development and use of solar energy
(b) To reduce energy consumption through supply side management
(c) Afforestation of degraded forest lands
(d) Improvement in water-use efficiency through pricing and other measures

114. Which of the following' service sectors in India had' the highest' percentage share to India's GDP in the year 2010-2011?

(a) Trade, hotels and restaurants
(b) Construction
(c) Transport, storage and communication
(d) Community, social and personal services

115. Which one among the following statements is not correct?

(a) Eastern Himalayas and Western Ghats are the two bio-diversity hot spots in India
(b) Central American lowland and highland forests' are· identified' as bio-diversity hot spots
(c) The bio-diversity hot spots are mostly continued to the tropical and subtropical regions of the world
(d) The South-East Asian island are not rich in biodiversity

116. Which one among the following Indian States shares boundaries with the largest number of states?

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Asom

117. Which one among the following Indian States shares international boundaries with three nations?

(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Assam

118. Which one among the following, is the nearest from the 'Zero Mile Centre' of India?

(a) Taj Mahal
(b) Charminar
(c) Gateway of India
(d) Victoria to Memorial

119. Which one among the following statements is not correct?

(a) The plane 'of separation between the crust and mantle is known' as Mohorovicic Discontinuity
(b) The mantle contains more than two-third of the total material mass of the Earth
(c) The mantle is composed of the heaviest materials of the Earth
(d) The inner core of the Earth is in solid state

120. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below.

List I
(Individual)

A. Bhagat Singh
B. Swami Sahajananda
C. G K Gokhale
D. S A Dange

List II
(Organization)

1. Congress
2. Hindustan Socialist Republican Association
3. All India Trade Union Congress
4. All India Kisan Sabha

Code

A B C D

(a) 2 4 1 3
(b) 2 1 4 3
(c) 3 4 1 2
(d) 3 1 4 2

121. Who among the following had written to the Viceroy, "The Congress is as much opposed to victory for Nazism as any British can be. But their objective cannot be carried to the extent of their participation in the war'?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) JB Kripalani
(d) C Rajagopalachari

122. Which of the following statements about National Green' Tribunal is/are correct?

1. It is specialized body equipped with the necessary expertise to handle environments disputes, involving multi disciplinary issues.
2. The Tribunal shall .be hound by the procedure laid down under the- Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

123. Consider the following statements about the initiatives taken by the Government of India with regard to Total Sanitation Campaign

1. Implementation of, Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan Scheme.'
2. Encouragement of the use of bio-toilet facility developed by" DRDO in bio-digester technology.
3. Making toilet construction mandatory for every household.

124. On June 2012 about 40' nations participated in an Investment Summit held in New Delhi organized bythe Confederation of Indian Industry in association with' the Government of India to attract Foreign Direct Investment to a country. Which one among the following: is the .beneficiary country?

(a) Afghanistan
(b) Nepal
(c) Bangladesh
(d) India

125. Consider the following statements

1. Vladimir Putin. took his oath of office in May 2012, as the President of Russia for the third time defeating Dmitry Medvedev.
2. Mr. Putin has been facing unprecedented challenges after mass protest against his election.
3. Dmitry Medvedev was the Prime Minister of Russia during the, presidency of Mr. Putin.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 2
(d) All of the above

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