Fully Solved APSC Prelims 2006 Question Paper – General Studies Part I
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This APSC question paper is in two parts. This is the Part I or APSC 2007 Prelims (General Studies) question paper.
APSC Prelims 2007 – General Studies Question Paper (Part 1):
1. 1836 CE was crucial in case of Assamese language and literature because
a) Assamese was reinstated as official language of Assam
b) Bengali was introduced as official language of Assam
c) First Assamese Novel was published
d) First Assamese Magazine was published from Calcutta
Answer: b. After Treaty of Yandaboo in 1826, British occupied Assam and imposed Bengali as official language in 1836.
2. Which of the following planets crossed the face of the Sun (in transit) after 122 years?
a) Venus b) Mars c) Saturn d) Jupiter
Answer: a (Venus). Planet Venus passes between Sun and Earth after a long gap of 121.5 to 105.5 years. The phenomenon is called Venus transit. Each Venus transit happens in pairs, separated by 8 years. The Most recent Venus transits were in 2004 and 2012. Venus crossed Sun the face of the Sun on June 8, 2004 and on 5-6 June, 2012.
3. When was the first five year Plan started in India?
a) 1949 – 50 b) 1950 – 51 c) 1951 – 52 d) 1952 – 53
Answer: C. The first 5 year plan of India started in 1951 – 52
4. Which of the following is the basis for determining National Income?
a) Total revenue of the state
b) Production of good and services
c) Net profit earned and expenditure incurred by the state
d) None of the above
Answer: b. The sum total of all the goods and services produced in a country, within a particular period of time, is the basis of National Income.
5. Which state id the largest producer of Coal?
a) Assam b) Meghalaya C) West Bengal d) Chattishgarh
Answer: d. Chattishgarh has the largest coal reserve in India.
6. Name of the city which pays highest income tax
a) Mumbai b) Kolkata C) Delhi d) Chennai
Answer: a. Mumbai pays maximum amount of income tax. Income tax collection from Mumbai is nearly 30% of the whole national collection.
7. Give the full form of TQM
a) Total Quality Marketing
b) Total Quality Management
c) Total Quality Meterials
d) Total Quality Manpower
Answer: b. TQM stands for Total Quality Management (TQM), a comprehensive and structured approach of organizational management.
48. Which of the following is not a cause of inflation?
a) Rapid growth of costly imports
b) Slow growth in population
c) Slow growth of agricultural output
d) Slow growth output of individual
Answer: b (Slow growth in population)
49. The ex-officio Chairman of the planning commission of India is
a) the Governor of Reserve Bank
b) the Finance Minister
c) The Price Minister
d) the President
Answer: c (Prime Minister). The Price Minister of India works as the ex-officio Chairman of Planning Commission.
50. ICCR stands for
a) Indian council for cultural relations
b) International Centre for Criminal Rehabilitation
c) Indian Chamber for Commerce and Revenue
d) International Council for Cultural Relations
Answer: a. Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), an autonomous organisation involved in external cultural relations of India.
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