Ias-2009 Paper [general Studies]

150 Questions | Total Attempts: 28

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  • 1. 
    Who among the following Presidents of India, who was also the Secretary General of Non-Aligned, Movement for some period ?
    • A. 

      Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    • B. 

      V. V. Giri

    • C. 

      Giani Zail Singh

    • D. 

      Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma

  • 2. 
    Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists Lisi I (Persons) List II (Organization)A. Anil Agarwal 1. Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd.B. Gautam Singhania 2. RaymondsC. Sanjay Dalmia 3. Vedanta ResourcesD. Venugopal Dhoot 4. Videocon
    • A. 

      3 1 2 4

    • B. 

      4 1 2 3

    • C. 

      3 2 1 4

    • D. 

      4 2 1 3

  • 3. 
    To integrate cultural leaders into its meetings, which one of the following gives Crystal Award?
    • A. 

      Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

    • B. 

      International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    • C. 

      World Health Organization

    • D. 

      World Economic Forum

  • 4. 
    In India which one of the following states has the largest inland saline wetland?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Haryana

    • C. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      Rajasthan

  • 5. 
    Consider the following statements-1. MMTC Limited is India's largest international trading organisation. 2. Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited has been set up by MMTC jointly with the Government of Orissa.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    In which one of the following States India's largest Private sector sea port has been commissioned recently?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Karnataka

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Tamil Nadu

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      Japan- Nikkei

    • B. 

      Singapore- Shcomp

    • C. 

      UK- FTSE

    • D. 

      USA- Nasdaq

  • 8. 
    Consider the following statements-1. INS Sindhu ghosh is an aircraft carrier.2. INS Viraat is a submarine.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Consider the following statements-1. The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices recommends the Minimum Support Prices for 32 crops.2. The Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has launched the National Food Security Mission.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    In India, the ports are categorized as major and non-major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port?
    • A. 

      Kochi (Cochin)

    • B. 

      Dahej

    • C. 

      Pradeep

    • D. 

      New Manglore

  • 11. 
    Among other things, which one of the following was the purpose for which the Deepak Parekh Committee was constituted?
    • A. 

      To study the current socio-economic conditions of certain minority communities

    • B. 

      To suggest measures for financing the development of infrastructure

    • C. 

      To frame a policy on the production of genetically modified organisms

    • D. 

      To suggest measures to reduce the fiscal deficit in the Union Budget

  • 12. 
    The brothers Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha are-?
    • A. 

      Dhrupad vocalists

    • B. 

      Kathak dancers

    • C. 

      Sarod maestros

    • D. 

      Tabla players

  • 13. 
    Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below-A. Mandakini Amte 1. Theater DirectionB. Neelam Man Singh 2. Social ActivistC. Romila Thapar 3. DanceD. Vanashree Rao 4. History Writer
    • A. 

      2 1 4 3

    • B. 

      2 4 1 3

    • C. 

      3 1 4 2

    • D. 

      3 4 1 2

  • 14. 
    With reference to Stree Shakti Puraskar, for which one of the following is "Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Award" given?
    • A. 

      Administrative skills

    • B. 

      Achievements in Scientific Research

    • C. 

      Achievements in Sports and Games

    • D. 

      Courage and valour

  • 15. 
    In which State is the Buddhist site Tabo Monastery located?
    • A. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Sikkim

    • D. 

      Uttarakhand

  • 16. 
    Consider the following pairs-Gatka Kerala [Martial Art]Madhubani Paintings BiharSindhu Darshan Fest J & KWhich of the pairs given above are correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1 & 2

    • B. 

      3 Only

    • C. 

      2 & 3

    • D. 

      All

  • 17. 
    Mahamastakabhisheka, a great religious event, is associated with of the following?
    • A. 

      Bahubali

    • B. 

      Budhha

    • C. 

      Mahavira

    • D. 

      Nataraja

  • 18. 
    With which one of the following has the B.K. Chaturvedi Committee dealt ?
    • A. 

      Review of Centre-State relations

    • B. 

      Review of Delimitation Act

    • C. 

      Tax reforms and measures to increase revenues

    • D. 

      Price reforms in the oil sector

  • 19. 
    Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists-A. Anna Hazare 1. LawyerB. Deepak Parekh 2. BankarC. GVK Reddy 3. Social ActivistD. Harish Salve 4. Industrialist
    • A. 

      1 2 4 3

    • B. 

      1 4 2 3

    • C. 

      3 2 4 1

    • D. 

      3 4 2 1

  • 20. 
    Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists-A. Amrita Sher Gill DancerB. Bhimsen Joshi PainterC. Rukmini Devi PoetD. Nirala Singer
    • A. 

      2 1 4 3

    • B. 

      2 4 1 3

    • C. 

      3 1 4 2

    • D. 

      3 4 1 2

  • 21. 
    With reference to the schemes launched by the Union Government, consider the following statements-1. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana.2. Ministry of Textiles launched the Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana.Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 22. 
    Consider the following pairs-1. Anand Pawar Chess2. Akhil Kumar Boxing3. S.S Prashad GolfWhich of the pairs given above are correctly matched ?
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 23. 
    Match List I with List II and give correct answer using the the lists-A. In Custody 1. Amartya SenB. Sea of Poppies 2. Amitav GhoshC. The Argumentative Indian 3. Anita DesaiD. Unaccustomed Earth 4. Jhumpa Lahiti
    • A. 

      4 1 2 3

    • B. 

      4 2 1 3

    • C. 

      3 2 1 4

    • D. 

      3 1 2 4

  • 24. 
    Among the following, who are the Agaria community ?
    • A. 

      A traditional toddy tappers community of Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      A traditional fishing community of Maharashtra

    • C. 

      A traditional silk-weaving community of Karnataka

    • D. 

      A traditional salt pan workers! community of Gujarat

  • 25. 
    Recently, which one of the following was included in the UNESCO's World Heritage list ?
    • A. 

      Dilwara Temple

    • B. 

      Kalka-Shimla Railway

    • C. 

      Bhiterkanika Mangrove Area

    • D. 

      Visakhapatnam to -Araku valley railway line