Civil Service Preliminary Paper-1 Previous Year Solved Questions for the year 2011


71) With reference to India, consider the following Central Acts:
1.   Import and Export (Control) Act, 1947
2.   Mining and Mineral Development (Regulation) Act, 1957
3.   Customs Act, 1962
4.   Indian Forest Act, 1927

Which of the above Acts have relevance to/bearing on the biodiversity conservation in the country ?
(a)  1 and 3 only
(b)  2, 3 and 4 only
(c)  1, 2, 3 and 4
(d)  None of the above Acts



72) Consider the following :
1.   Carbon dioxide
2.   Oxides of Nitrogen
3.   Oxides of Sulphur

Which of the above is/are the emission/ emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants?
(a)  1 only
(b)  2 and 3 only
(c)  1 and 3 only
(d)  1, 2 and 3


73) The "dharma" and "rita" depict a central idea of ancient Vedic civilization of India. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. Dharma was a conception of obligations and of the discharge of one's duties to oneself and to others.
2.. Rita was the fundamental moral law governing the functioning of the universe and all it contained.

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


74) The Jain philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by
(a)  Universal Law
(b)  Universal Truth
(c)  Universal Faith
(d)  Universal Soul


75) Among the following who are eligible to benefit from the "Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act" ?
(a)  Adult members of only the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe households
(b)  Adult members of below poverty line (BPL) households
(c)  Adult members of households of all backward communities
(d)  Adult members of any household



76) With what purpose is the Government of India promoting the concept of "Mega Food Parks"?
1.   To provide good infrastructure facilities for the food processing industry.
2.   To increase the processing of perishable items and reduce wastage.
3.   To provide emerging and eco-friendly food processing technologies to entrepreneurs.
     
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
(a)  1 only
(b)  1 and 2 only
(c)  2 and 3 only
(d)  1, 2 and 3



77) Which of the following can aid in furthering the Government's objective of inclusive growth?
1.   Promoting Self-Help Groups
2.   Promoting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
3.   Implementing the Right to Education Act
     
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a)  1 only
(b)  1 and 2 only
(c)  2 and 3 only
(d)  1, 2 and 3


78) Why is the Government of India disinvesting its equity in the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) ?
1.   The Government intends to use the revenue earned from the disinvestment mainly to pay back the external debt.
2.   The Government no longer intends to retain the management control of the CPSEs.

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



79) With reference to "Aam Admi Bima Yojana", consider the following statements:
1.   The member insured under the scheme must be the head of the family or an earning member of the family in a rural landless household.
2.   The member insured must be in the age group of 30 to 65 years.
3.   There is a provision for free scholarship for up to two children of the insured who are studying between classes 9 and 12.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a)  1 only
(b)  2 and 3 only
(c)  1 and 3 only
(d)  1, 2 and 3


80) A layer in the Earth's atmosphere called Ionosphere facilitates radio communication. Why ?
1.   The presence of ozone causes the reflection of radio waves to Earth.
2.   Radio waves have a very long wavelength.

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


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