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6-General Studies Preliminary Examination Question Papers 2009

101. Four metal rods of lengths 78 cm, 104 cm, 117 cm and 169 cm are to be cut into parts of equal length. Each part must be as long as possible. What is the maximum number of pieces that can be cut ?
273643480102. In an examination, there are three subjects A, B and C. A student has to pass in each subject. 20% students failed in A, 22% students failed in B and 16% failed in C. The total number of students passing the whole  examination lies between
42% and 84%42% and 78%58% and 78%58% and 84%103. There is a family of 6 persons A, B, C, D, E and F. There are two married couples in the family. The family members are lawyer, teacher, salesman, engineer, accountant and doctor. D, the salesman is married to the lady teacher. The doctor is married to the lawyer. F, the accountant is the son of B and brother of E. C, the lawyer is the daughter-in-law pf A. E is the unmarried engineer. A is the grandmother of F. How is E related to F ?
BrotherSisterFatherCannot be established (cannot be dete…

5-General Studies Preliminary Examination Question Papers 2009

101. Four metal rods of lengths 78 cm, 104 cm, 117 cm and 169 cm are to be cut into parts of equal length. Each part must be as long as possible. What is the maximum number of pieces that can be cut ?
273643480102. In an examination, there are three subjects A, B and C. A student has to pass in each subject. 20% students failed in A, 22% students failed in B and 16% failed in C. The total number of students passing the whole  examination lies between
42% and 84%42% and 78%58% and 78%58% and 84%103. There is a family of 6 persons A, B, C, D, E and F. There are two married couples in the family. The family members are lawyer, teacher, salesman, engineer, accountant and doctor. D, the salesman is married to the lady teacher. The doctor is married to the lawyer. F, the accountant is the son of B and brother of E. C, the lawyer is the daughter-in-law pf A. E is the unmarried engineer. A is the grandmother of F. How is E related to F ?
BrotherSisterFatherCannot be established (cannot be dete…

4-General Studies Preliminary Examination Question Papers 2009

76. Consider the following statements:
Infant mortality takes into account the death of infants within a month after birthInfant mortality rate is the number of infant deaths in a particular year per 100 live births during that yearWhich of the aob statements is/are correct?
1 only2onlyBoth 1 and 2Neither 1 nor 277. If a Panchayat is dissoved, elections are to be held within
1 month3 months6 months1 year 78. Consider the following statements:
The Governor of Punjab is concurrently the Administrator of ChandigarhThe Governor of Kerala is concurrently the Administrator of LakshadweepWhich of the above statements is/are correct?
1 only2 onlyBoth 1 and 2Neither 1 nor 2
79. Consider the following pairs


OrganizationLocation of Headquarters
1.
Asian Development Bank
Tokyo
2.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Singapore
3.
Association of South East Asian Nations
Bangkok

          Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched? 1 and 2 only2 only2 and 3 only3 only
80. With reference to the United Na…

3-General Studies Preliminary Examination Question Papers 2009

51. Consider the following statements:
There are no east flowing rivers in KeralaThere are no west flowing rivers in Madhya PradeshWhich of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 only2 onlyBoth 1 and 2Neither 1 nor 2
52. In collaboration with David Hare and Alexander Duff, who of the following established the Hindu College at Calcutta?
Henry Loius Vivian DerozioIshwar Chandra VidyasagarKeshab Chandra SenRaja Rammohan Roy
53. Which of the following Prime Ministers sent the Cripps Mission to India?
James Ramsay MacDonaldStanley BaldwinNeville ChamberlainWinston Churchill
54. Who of the following is the author of a collection of poems called "Golden Threshold"?
Aruna Asaf AliAnnie BesantSarojini NaiduVijayalakshmi Pandit
55. During the Indian Freedom Struggle why did the Rowlatt Act arouse popular indignation?
It curtailed the freedom of religionIt suppressed the Indian tradition of educationIt authorized the government to imprison people without trialIt curbed the trad…

2-General Studies Preliminary Examination Question Papers 2009

26. Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located?
BhadrachalamChidambaramHampiSrikalahasti
27. Other than Venezuela, which one among the following from South America is member of OPEC?
ArgentinaBrazilEcuadorBolivia
28. Under the administration of which one of the following is the Department of Atomic Energy?
Prime Minister's OfficeCabinet SecretariatMinistry of PowerMinistry of Science and Technology
29. Consider the following pairs:

Large Bank
Country
1.
ABN Amro
USA
2.
Barclays Bank
UK
3.
Kookmin Bank
Japan

         Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
1 only2 only1 and 2
2 and 3
30. Which among the following countries has the largest reserves of uraniam?
AustraliaCanadaRussian FederationUSA
31. Elephant Pass, which is frequently in the news, is mentioned in the context of affairs of which one of the following?
BangladeshIndiaNepalSri Lanka
32. Consider the following countries:
Brunei DarussalamEast TimorLaosWhich of the above is/are members of ASEAN?
1 only2 and 3 only1 and …

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General Studies Preliminary Examination Question Papers 2009
1. Who among the following Presidents of India served as the Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement for some period?
Dr. Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanVarahagiri VenkatagiriGiani Zail SinghDr. Shanker Dayal Sharma2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists
List I
(Person)
List II
(Organization
A. Anil Agarwal
1. Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd.
B. Gautam H. Singhania
2. Raymond Ltd.
C. Sanjay Dalmia
3. Vedanta Resources
D. Venugopal Dhoot
4. Videocon Group

Code:

A
B
C
D
(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"?
Asia Pacific Economic CooperationInternational Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentWorld Health OrganizationWorld Economic Forum
4. In India, which of the following states has the largest inland saline wetland?
GujaratHaryanaMadhya PradeshRajasthan5. Consider the following statements:
M…

(Current Affairs & GK)

The task force report on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME)

* headed T.K.A. Nair, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister.
* The report of the task force on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) that has recommended changes in policies to help growth of the sector.
* also recommended a road map for the development and promotion of the sector crucial for economic growth and employment generation.
* The task force has called for an agenda for immediate action to provide relief and incentives to MSMEs, especially in the aftermath of the recent economic slowdown, accompanied by institutional changes and detailing of programmes, to be achieved in a time-bound manner.
* It has also suggested setting up of appropriate legal and regulatory structures to create a conducive environment for entrepreneurship and growth of MSMEs.
* The MSME task force has recommended extension of the stimulus package for the sector for one more year, besides suggesting a procurement policy and crea…