Quiz 514 : General Studies


Part of Mock Test Series for CSE 2011

1. Consider the following categories of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species:
1. VU
2. EN
3. CR
4. EW
Which among the following is the correct order of the categories showing increasing threat to the species in these categories ?
(A)1, 2, 3, 4
(B)2, 1, 3, 4
(C)1, 3, 2, 4
(D)4, 1, 2, 3

2. Consider the following statements:
1. The space between the valence and conduction bands is zero in Graphene
2. This property of Graphene makes it an excellent transistor of commercial viability
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 2
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

3. Consider the following statements:
1. By convention, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri is also DRDO Chief
2. By convention, Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India is also chief of Atomic Energy Commission
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 2
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

4. Consider the following statements:
1. The Nuclear Suppliers Group was started by seven states in 1975 standardize nuclear trade rules in response to India’s Pokharan-I Nuclear Explosions
2. Both India and Pakistan were given NSG waiver in 2008
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 2
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

5. Consider the following statements:
1. The Zaminadari settlement was made with the Zamindars while the Ryotwari settlement was made with the Cultivators
2. Zamindari settlement made the Zamindars as proprietors, while in Ryotwari System , Peasants were made proprietors
3. Zamindari System made the zamindar responsible for paying land revenue to state while in the Ryotwari System, all the Ryots of a particular area were made jointly responsible for paying the land revenue to the state.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 & 2 are correct
(B)Only 1 & 3 are correct
(C)All are correct
(D)Only 2 & 3 are correct

6. Consider the following statements:
1. Fisheries are a state subject, hence state governments are responsible for the development and sustainability of the fisheries sector
2. The Marine Products Export Development Authority works under the control of the state Governments which have a coast
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

7. Which among the following is the correct almost equivalent to 1 MMBTU Natural Gas ?
(A)1.054615 gigajoule
(B)0.1054615 gigajoule
(C)10.54615 gigajoule
(D)105.4615 gigajoule

8. Consider the following statements:
1. Zaminadari Association was founded in 1837 and was later known as Landholders Society
2. Zamindari Association merged with the British Indian Association within a decade of its formation.
3. British Indian Association was established by Dada Bhai Naoroji
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)Only 1 and 2 are correct
(B)Only 2 & 3 are correct
(C)Only 1 & 3 are correct
(D)All are correct

9. Consider the following:
1. Public Service Commission (Charles Aitchison)
2. Royal Commission on Public Service (Lord Isling)
3. Royal Commission on Superior Civil Services (Lord Viscount Lee)
The correct order of their establishment is given in which among the following options?
(A)1, 2, 3
(B)2, 1, 3
(C)3, 2, 1
(D)1, 3, 2

10. Which among the following organizations was established and led by Latika Ghosh, during freedom struggle of India?
(A)Mahila Rashtriya Sangha
(B)Rashtriya Stree Sabha
(C)Nari Satyagraha Samiti
(D)Women’s association of Bengal

11. The name of which of the following women is known for working in close association with Chadra Shekhar Aazad in the famous Kakori train dacoity?
(A)Raj Kumari Gupta
(B)Kusum Agraval
(C)Prakashvati Yakshapal
(D)Basanti Devi

12. Who among the following had translated the famous drama Neel Darpan in English?
(A)Madhusudan Datta
(B)Dinabandu Mitra
(C)Harish Chandra Mukerjee
(D)Sisir Kumar Ghose

13. Consider the following reason of arresting and sending Bal Gangadhar Tilak to Mandalay Jail a few months after the Surat Split of 1907?
1. Tilak supported the acts of the revolutionaries by writing in Kesari that there was excess of patriotism at the root of Bomb in Bengal.
2. Tilak had induced the factory workers in Bombay to declare a strike
Which among the above is/ are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

14. Consider the following statements about Archaeopteryx:
1. Archaeopteryx was the earliest and most primitive bird known, when it was found in Germany in late 19th century
2. The discovery of Archaeopteryx put an end to the debate that Birds originated from Dinosaurs or the archosaurian reptiles.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 are correct

15. The word Chenrezig in the Tibetan Buddhism refers to which among the following Bodhisatvas ?
(A)Avalokiteshwara
(B)Maitreya
(C)Mahasthamaprapta
(D)Akasagarbha

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  • Anonymous
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    Its Very Good Sir

  • Anonymous
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    @Admin: Why the third statement in q 5. not correct

  • Admin
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    The joint responsibility was later established in the Mahalwari System.