IAS Preliminary 2016 Important General Studies Questions IAS Preliminary 2016 Important General Studies Questions
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IAS Preliminary 2016 Important General Studies Questions

 

Friends, please practice these questions to gain confidence for the upcoming IAS Preliminary 2016 exam

 

 

(Q.1) Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

  1. Mohenjodaro, Harappa, Ropar and Kalibangan are important places of Indus Valley Civilisation
  2. Harappan people developed planned cities with network of streets and drainage system
  3. Harappan people did not know use of metals

 

Codes:

  1. 1 and 2 are correct
  2. 2 and 3 are correct
  3. 1 and 3 are correct
  4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

 

(Q.2) The Union Executive of India consists of:

  1. The Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers only
  2. The President, the Vice – President and the Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister as the Head to aid and advise the President
  3. The President, the Vice President, the Speaker of LokSabha and the Chairman of RajyaSabha
  4. The President, the Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of India

 

(Q.3) One Astronomical Unit (AU) is the average distance between:

  1. Earth and Moon
  2. Sun and Neptune
  3. Earth and Sun
  4. Earth and Mars

 

 

(Q.4) Economic Liberalization in India started with:

  1. Significant reduction in tax rates
  2. doing away with procedural formalities for foreign direct investment
  3. Making the Indian Rupee fully convertible
  4. substantial changes in industrial licensing policy

 

(Q.5) A difference of 1 degree in longitude at the Equator is equivalent to nearly:

  1. 111 km
  2. 121 km
  3. 132 km
  4. 141 km

 

(Q.6) With reference to Indian Freedom Struggle, who among the following was labelled as ‘Moderate’ leader in the Congress?

  1. LalaLajpatRai
  2. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  3. Aurobindo Ghosh
  4. Bipin Chandra Pal

 

(Q.7) The Constitution 74th Amendment Act mentions of:

  1. Composition of National Development Council
  2. Functions of State Finance Commission
  3. The Municipalities
  4. Functions of Kaveri River Authority

 

 

(Q.8) Which one of the following is a fungus?

  1. Funaria
  2. Rhizobium
  3. Spirogyra
  4. Agaricus

 

(Q.9) Which among the following committees recommended the abolition of reservation of items for the small scale sector in industry?

  1. AbidHussain Committee
  2. Narsimhan Committee
  3. Nayak Committee
  4. Rakesh Mohan Committee

 

(Q.10) In India, the ‘effective literacy rates’ are calculated from:

  1. Population above 18 years of age
  2. Population above 7 years of age
  3. Total Population
  4. Total adult population

 

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