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## GS Prelims Previous Years Question Paper- 2006 (Part 3)

GS Prelims Previous Years Question Paper- 2006 (Part 3)

101.There are three parallel straight lines. Two points A and B are marked on the first line, points C and D are marked on the second line, and points E and F are marked on the third line. Each of these 6 points can move to any position on its respective straight line.
Consider the following statements:
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
102.A mixed doubled tennis game I to be played between two teams (each team consists of one male and one female). There are 4 married couples. No team is to consists of a husband and his wife. What is the Maximum number of games that can be played?
(a) 12 (b) 21
(c) 36 (d) 42
103.In an office, the number of persons who take tea is twice the number of persons who take only coffee. The number of persons who take coffee is twice the number of persons who take coffee is twice the number of persons who take only tea.
Consider the following statements :
1. The sum of the number of persons who take either tea or coffee or both is four times the number of persons who take both coffee and tea.
2. The sum of the number of persons who take only coffee and those who take only tea is twice the number of persons who take both and coffee. Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
104.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

List-I
A. Harold Pinter
B. Jacques Diouf
C. Jose Manuel Barroso
D. Raymond Lafitte

List-II
1. Director-General, Fao
2. President, European Commission
3. World Bank appointed expert for Adjudicating on the Baglihar Hydel Project
4. Litterateur

A B C D
(a) 4 3 2 1
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 2 1 4 3
(d) 2 3 4 1

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105.Consider the following statements :
1. Life Insurance Corporation of India is the oldest insurance company is India.
2. National Insurance Company Limited was nationalized in the year 1972 and made a subsidiary of General Insurance Corporation of India.
3. Headquarters of United India Insurance Company Limited are located at Chennai.

Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 2, only
(c) 2 and 3, only (d) 1 and 3, only
106.Which one of the following pairs is
not
correctly matched?

Railway Zone
(a) North Eastern Railway
(b) South Eastern Railway
(c) Eastern Railway
(d) South East Central Railway

1. Gorakhpur
2. Bhudaneshwar
3. Kolkata
4. Bilaspur
107.Which one of the following is the correct statements? Service tax is a/an
(a) direct tax levied by the Central Government.
(b) indirect tax levied by the Central Government
(c) direct tax levied by the State Government
(d) indirect tax levied by the State Government
108.Which one of the following pairs is
not
correctly matched?
(a) Sigmund Freud : Psychoanalysis
(b) Anna Freud : Child psychiatry
(c) Milton Friedman : Economic
(d) Eric R. Kandel : Literature
109.Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Reseach?
(a) President of India
(b) Vice-President of India
(c) Prime Minister of India
(d) Union Minister of Science and Technology
110. Projects and Development India Limited is Mainly engaged is design engineering, procurement and supervision of construction/commissioning in which area?
(a) Pharmaceutical plants
(b) Petroleum refineries and sugar factories
(c) Ship-building yard
(d) Fertilizer and allied chemical plants
111. Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located?
(c) Jamnagar (d) Srisailam
112. Which one of the following companies is associated with the exploration and commercial production of oil in Barmer- Sanchore basin of Rajasthan?
(a) Cairn Energy
(b) Unocal Corporation
(c) Reliance Energy Ventures
(d) ONGC
113. Recently with Which country.s government did ONGC-Mittal Energy Limited (OMEL) sign a joint, venture deal of \$6 billion dealing with infrastructure, refinery and power?
(a) Colombia (b) Venezuela
(c) Nigeria (d) Saudi Arabia
114. Which one among the following as awarded the CSIR. Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2004 in September, 2005 by the Prime Minister of India?
(a) Infosys Technologies Ltd.
(b) Midas Communication Technologies
(c) Tata Consultancy Services
(d) Biocon India Ltd.
115. Who among the following directed the film chosen as India.s offical entry for the year 2006 Academy Awards?
(b) Amol Palekar
(c) Sanjay Leela Bhansali
(d) Kunal Kohli
116. Recently Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the linking of two rivers as a link project. Which are these two rivers?
(a) Betwa and Chambal
(b) Betwa and Ken
(c) Chambal and Son
117. Who among the following laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire?
(a) Amoghavarsha I
(b) Dantidurga
(c) Dhruva
(d) Krishna I
118. With reference to the Government of India.s varius programmes, what is Nirmal Gram Puraskar?
(a) It is an incentive scheme of scholarships for the single girl child in families in villages.
(b) It is an incentive scheme of scholarships for female sportspersons from villages who represent their states in any game.
(c) It is an incentive scheme for schools in the villages for computer education.
(d) It is an incentive scheme Panchayati Raj institutions.
119. Which is the correct chronoligcal sequence of the major events given below?
1. SLV-3 Launch
3. Sikim becomes 22nd State of the Indian Union
4. Pokharan-I test.

Select the correct answer using the
code given below :

(a) 2, 4, 3, 1 (b) 3, 1, 2, 4
(c) 2, 1, 3, 4 (d) 3, 4, 2, 1
120.Which of the following substances are found in the beach sands of many parts of Kerala?
1. Ilmenite 2. Zircon
3. Silimanite 4. Tungsten

Select the correct answer using the code given belwo :
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 3 and 4 only (d) 1 and 2 only
121.In which Olympics games did India last win a Gold Medal?
(a) Montreal (1976)
(b) Moscow (1980)
(c) Los Angeles (1984)
(d) Atalanta (1996)

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122.In which country is the committee which selects winners for Nobel peace prize located?
(a) Norway (b) Sweden
(c) Finland (d) Denmark
123.Match List . I (Indian Scientist/Scholar) with List-II (Area of work) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List I
A. C.N.R. Rao
B. Jagdish Bhagwati
C. G.N. Ramchandran
D. Ashok

List II
1. Telecommunication
2. Physics
3. Economics
4. Solid State Chemistry and Material Science

Code :
A B C D
(a) 4 3 2 1
(b) 2 1 4 3
(c) 4 1 2 3
(d) 2 3 4 1
124.Who was the Chief Justice of India when public interest litigation (PIL) was introduced to the Indian Judicial System?
(a) M. Hidaatullah (b) A.M. Ahmadi
(c) A.S. Anand (d) P.N. Bhagwati
125.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List I (Person)
A. Ela Bhatt
B. Mahashweta Devi
C. Ebrahim Alkazi
D. Vijay Govindarajan

List-II (Area of work)
1. Theatre training
2. Womens. labour sector
3. Management teaching
4. Literrateur and Social Worker for the country.s tribal communities

Codes:
A B C D
(a) 3 1 4 2
(b) 2 4 1 3
(c) 3 4 1 2
(d) 2 1 4 3
126.Consider the following statements :
1. The Charter Act 1853 abolished East India Company.s monopoly of Indian trade.
2. Under the Government of India Act,1858, the British Parliament abolished the East India company altogether and undertook the responsibility of ruling India directly.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
127.When Raja Wodeyar founded the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire ?
(c) Ranga II (d) Venkata II
128.Which are the materials generally employed as solder in soldering operation in elections.
(a) Iron and tin
(d) Aluminum and iron
129.Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located?
(a) Indus and Jehelum
(b) Jhelum and Chenab
(c) Chenab and Ravi
(d) Ravi and Beas
130.With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order ?
(a) Greeks . Sakas . Kushans
(b) Greeks . Kushans . Sakas
(c) Sakas . Greeks . Kushans
(d) Sakas . Kushans . Greeks
131.Consider the following statements :
1. The Ikshvaku rulers of southern India were antagonistic towards Buddhism.
2. The Pala rulers of Eastern India were patrons of Buddhism.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
132.Which one of the following revolts was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his noval Anand Math ?
(a) Bhil uprising
(b) Rangpur and Dinapur uprising
(c) Bishnupur and Birbhum rebellion
(d) Sanyasi rebellion
133.In the year 1613, where was the English East India Company given permission to set up a factory (trading post) ?
(c) Masulipattam (d) Surat
134.With reference to the revolt of the year 1857, who of the following was betrayed by a friend; captured and put to death by the British ?
(a) Nana Sahib
(b) Kunwar Singh
(d) Tantia Tope
135.Under whose presidency was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress held in the year 1929 wherein a resolution was adopted to gain complete independence from the British ?
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Motilal Nehru
136.How many numbers are there in all 6000 to 6999 (Both 6000 and 6999 included) having at least one of their digits repeated ?
(a) 216 (b) 356
(c) 496 (d) 504

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137.Each of 2 women and 3 men is to occupy one chair out of 8 chairs, each of which is numbered from 1 to 8. First, women are to occupy any two chairs from those numbered 1 to 4; and then 3 men would occupy any three chairs out of the remaining 6 chairs. What is the maximum number of different ways in which this can be done ?
(a) 40 (b) 132
(c) 1440 (d) 3660
138..Lectures from Colombo to Almora. is based on the experiences of which one of the following ?
(a) Veer Savarkar (b) Annie Besant
(c) Ramkrishna Paramhansa(d) Swami Vivekanand
139.Match List .I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List . I List . II
(Person) (Organization / Area of work)
B. Amrita Patel 2. Banking
C. Indra Nooyi 3. Dairy
Development
D. Piysuh Pandey 4. Pepsi Co.

A B C D
(a) 2 1 4 3
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 2 3 4 1
(d) 4 1 2 3
140.To which one of the following processes is term CMYK related ?
(a) Railway Signalling
(c) Offset printing
(d) Electronic voting machine
141.Consider the following statements :
1. Kofi Annan . the UN Secretary General is from Nigeria.
2. Kofi Annan is the first UN Secretary General to be appointed from the ranks of the United Nations staff.
3. Kofi Annan was appointed for a second term to the office of the UN Sectetary General.

Which of the statements given above are correct ?
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 1 and 2, only
(c) 2 and 3, only (d) 1 and 3, only
142.Which one of the following countries is not a participating team in the Football World Cup-2006 to be held in Germany in July 2006 ?
(a) Russia (b) Togo
(c) Ivory Coast (d) Switzerland
143.Consider the following statement :
1. The Nobel Prize Awarding Ceremony takes place on December 10 to every year.
2. The Nobel Prize for Literature was added later on to the other five area . Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Peace and Economics.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
144.The Allahabad Pillar inscription is associated with which one of the following?
(b) Chandragupta Maurya
(c) Ashoka
(d) Samudragupta
145.What is Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)?
(a) An agency formed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to check misuse of drugs by sports persons
(b) A non-governmental organization which specialized in international humanitarian aid and emergency medical assistance.
(c) An organization to develop applications of nanotechnology in medicine
(d) An organization of medical practitioners funded by the European Union which carries out research against spread of AIDS
146.Bermuda triangle extends up to which of the following places ?
1. Southern Florida
2. Puerto Rico
3. Hawaii Islands

Select the correct answer using the code given below :
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1 and 3 only

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147.Consider the following statements :
1. FLISA test is employed as the first and most basic test for an individual to detect cancer.
2. Almost 50% of human beings have Rh+ blood while the remaining have Rh- blood.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
148.Which one of the following is printed on a commonly used fluorescent tubelight ?
(a) 220 k (b) 273 k
(c) 6500 k (d) 9000 k
149.In which one of the following films did the Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck Collaborate?
(a) Shatranj Ke Khilari
(b) Guide
(c) Lawrence of Arabia
(d) Titanic

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150.Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Nordic Council?
(a) Norway (b) Denmark
(c) Iceland (d) United Kingdom

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