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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. This Booklet contains 200 questions in all comprising the following two Parts: Part - A : English Language (100 Questions) Part - B : General Awareness- (100 Questions) 2. All questions are compulsory and carry equal marks. 3. Before you start to answer the questions you must check up this booklet and ensure that it contains all the pages (1-40)andseethatnopageismissingorrepeated.ICyou find any defect in this booklet, you must get it replaced immediately. 4. There will NOT be any negative marking for wrong answers. 5. You will be supplied the Answer-Sheet separately by the Invigilator, You must complete the details of Ticket Number, Roll Number and Test Form Number on Side-I of the Answer-Sheet carefully. You must also put your signatures on the Answer-Sheet at the prescribed place before you actually start answering the questions. These instructions must be fully complied with failing which your Answer-Sheet will not be evaluated and you will be awarded 'ZERO' mark. 6. Answers must be shown by completely blackening the corresponding rectangles on Side-II of the Answer-Sheet against the relevant question number by HB pencil only. Answers which are not shown by HB pencil will not be awarded any mark. 7. A machine will read the coded information in the OMR Answer-Sheet. In case the information is incomplete! different from the information given in the application form, the candidature of such candidate will be treated as cancelled. 8. The Answer-Sheet must be handed over to the Invigilator before you leave the Examination Hall. 9. Failure to comply with any of the above Instructions will render a candidate liable to such action/penalty as may be deemed fit. 10. The manner in which the different questions are to be answered has been explained at the back of this Booklet (page No. 40), which you should read carefully before actually answering the questions. 11. Answer the questions as quickly and as carefuJly as you can. Some questions may be difficult and others easy. Do not spend too much time on any question. 12. No rough work is to be done on the Answer-Sheet. 1. W ~

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PART-A ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Directions : In Question Nos. 1 to 10, four alternatives are given for the underlined or given idiom/phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the underlined or given idiom/phrase and blacken the appropriate rectangle [_] in the Answer Sheet. 1. The bus had a close shave as _its, driver swerved ~o'the right a s]?lit second before the on-coming truck could run into it.
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5. He amassed his wealth through practices. (A) dishonest means 0B) illegal means
(C) intelligent decisions (D) quick decisions

6. He is not in the good books of his boss. _~ a lover of good books
(B) in favour with (C) not of the same opinion as (D) as good as

(A) serious accident
(B) close collision

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narrow escape

(D) deep dent

2. Fits and starts (A) slowly
(B) not regularly

7. The officer is fed up with the complaints made against the clerk. ~) _,~ annoyed disgusted

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(C) pleased (D) satisfied

3. When the Inspector entered the class some of the students shook in tfieir shoes.
(A) stamped the ground with their shoes (B) showed signs of anger

8. A white elephant, JA) a rare species of elephants
(B) an expensive gift (C) a costly but useless possession (D) a worthless thing

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trembled with fear
(D) stood up to salute

4. In high spirits

9. Ins and outs ~) entry and exit points
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full of hope and enthusiasm

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10. All his ventures went to the winds. (A) dissipated ~) spread allover
(C) got speed of the winds

15. To have a very high opini on of oneself (A) exaggeration
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adulation
(C) abundance

(D) became well-known Directions: In Question Nos. 11 to 20, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence and blacken the appropriate rectangle in the Answer Sheet. 11. Government by a ruler who has unlimited power.
(A) Despotism
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(D) conceited 16. One who believes in giving equal opportunity to women in all fields (A) Fanatic
(B) Misogynist (C) Philanderer JD) Feminist

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Monarchy' (D) Anarchy

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(B) epicurean (C) celestial ~)

(D) grandiose 13. A person who is always hopeful and looks upon the brighter side of things (A) florist
(B) artist (C) theist

pedestrian A tank where fish or water plants are kept Aquarium
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Directions : In Question Nos. 21 to 25, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is wrongly spelt. Find the word and indicate it in the Answer Sheet by blackening the appropriate rectangle. 21. (A) poignant (B) relevent

Directions : In Question Nos. 26 to 35, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at A, B and C which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is 'D'. Blacken the appropriate rectangle in the Answer Sheet. 26. He was weary of failure, Didn't he ?
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(D) malignant

(B) Wasn't he ?
(C) Doesn't he? /W) No improvement

22. (A) seize (B) achieve
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28. Keats says the idea very well in his poems. (A) speaks ~) describes (C) expresses
(D) No improvement

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30. No sooner had the teacher entered the room and the boys rushed to their seats. (A) when ·~than (C) but (D) No improvement

31. We have already disposed our old house. (A) disposed off (B) disposed out

Directions

: In Question Nos. 36 to 40, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested below, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/ Active Voice.
36. The cat is running after !he rat. (A) The rat was being run after by the cat

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disposed of ) No improvement

32. We can buy anything in this shop, Can we ? ~ Isn't it ? (B) Can't we ? (C) Don't we ?

(B) The rat is being run after by the cat

(C) The rat is run after, by the cat
) The cat is being run after by the rat 37. English is spoken allover the world.

CD) No improvement
33. If I had followed your advice, I would not regret today. (A) will not regret (B) had not regretted

--(A) All over the world English speaks English speaks allover the world

(C) The whole world speaks English

CD) People speak English allover the world
38. The boys elected Mohan captain. (A) The boys Mohan were elected captain by

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CD) No improvement
34. Somebody must be made to answer for the securities scam.

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Directions: In Question Nos. 41 to 50, the first
and the last parts of the sentence are numbered 1 and 6. T~e rest of the sentence is split into four parts and named P, Q, Rand S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the parts and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer and blacken the appropriate rectangle in the Answer Sheet.

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and another has another and whatever engages or disgusts, pleases or offends you in others, will engage, disgust, please or offend others in you.

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Paucity of funds universities cannot make essentials like books sufficient expenditure on ordains that the journals and equipment. )QPRS ) S P R Q

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(C) P Q R S (D) Q S R P 46. 1. P. Q. R.
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Long, long, time ago who lived with his three wives in a country called Kosala@ there ruled a noble king '0) . and four sons beautiful, graceful and well versed in all shastras.

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Directions : In the following passage (Question Nos. 51 to 60), some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet. Cloze Passage Scientists have developed an electronic circuit that ...1L the wiring of the human brain in some ways - an achievement that ~ revolutionalise computer science and -- ' under53 , , standing of how nature's most powerful 54. works. The ~ built on a ~ chip the size of a finger nail, is .-XL from the thinking machines of science-fiction. For one thing it cannot ~, the way the 59 can. But researchers say it could ....2!L in better speech and object recognition by computers.

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processor

. (B) electronic system ,ftC) circuit
(D) brain

55. (A) computer
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system circuit silicon

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(C) big
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(B) above (C) beyond

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58. (A) equate (B) teach .(C) learn
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Directions: In Question Nos. 61 to 70, you have two brief passages with five questions following each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and blacken the appropriate rectangle in the Answer Sheet. PASSAGE - I For any activity, discipline is the key word. It should begin with the self, then be extended to the family, neighbouis, environment, workplace; society and the nation at large. It is from society that inspiration is drawn. Systems and institutions should provide the inspiration to society through performance which in turn will provide leaders, capable of rebuilding and restructuring society into a strong nation, The nationalists' spirit then becomes infectious.

63. According to the passage, where do we draw inspiration from ?
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(C) Environment

(D) Nothing in particular

64. According to the passage, a good should be capable of

leader

61. What is the key word for Activity according to the passage ? (A) Active Discipline (B) Key Discipline
(C) Self Discipline

(A) rebuilding a nation the way hel she likes

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(B~ebuilding and. restructuring society into a strong nation

(C) building a national consensus (D) rebuilding and structuring a nation

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62. According to the passage Discipline should begin

A with the self
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(B) spreading to everyone

"J-C) spreading to everyone by germs

(D) give disease
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PASSAGE - II
A 23-year-old British woman was yesterday sentenced to six months in jail for leaving her two-year-old daughter home alone eight-hours-aday, five days a week for a year while she went to work. The young mother from the central town of Warwick initially hired a babysitter, when she landed a job in a travel agency but eventually reached the point when she could no longer ~ the facility, prosecutors said. The woman then started leaving the child home by herself,., providing it with food and toys and removing all potentially dangerous objects from its reac~. At first the mother came home at lunch time but had to stop because her daughter threw tantrums every time she left to go back to work.

68. The mother stopped coming home for lunch because (A) her house was far away from the office (B). she was not able to control her angry baby (C) she had to work extra hours to earn more (D) she was not interested the baby in looking after

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69. The sentence "If I had money, I would not have done it" means (A) I had money and so I did not leave the baby alone (B) I had money and so I left the baby alone (C) had no money and so I left the baby alone so I did not

The mother, who was not identified, told the court, "If I had money I would not have done it. It was a case of that or not keeping my job and living on benefit". The judge, Mr. Harrison Hall, however said "Having had a child, the absolute priority is to look after it. There must be an alternative to leaving a child alone all day, a thing you would not do even to a dog". , 66. The young mother had to work in the office

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(D) I had no money and leave the baby alone

A'A) 40 hours a week 8 hours ·a week 70. Which one of the following statements about the judge Mr. Harrison Hall is correct? ) He can tolerate cruelty to children but not to animals (B) He can tolerate cruelty to animals but not to children (C) He can tolerate cruelty both to children and animals (D) He can tolerate cruelty children nor to animals 10 neither to

(C) 48 hours a week (D) all the seven days a week 67. The word 'Facility' in sentence refers to

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(A) her job in the travel agency living in a well furnished apartment

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Directions

: In Question Nos. 71 to 80, some of

the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacken the rectangle. [ _] corresponding to the appropriate letter (A, B, C). If there is no error, blacken the rectangle] _] corresponding to (D) in the Answer Sheet.

75.

When my sister was ill /
(A)

I went to the hospital /
(B)

on alternative days. I No error.
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surrounding of the place /
(B)

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have proved tos~ly /
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enchanted m~. / No error.
(C) (D)

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in the situation.

No error. 77. No Porter being available /
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he carried / all his luggages himself. / 72. Ram disappointed his mother /
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No error. write to her very often.
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to cope up with /
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the pressure of work. / No error. 73. After you will ret~
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/ from Chennai /
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I will come and see you.
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No error.
(D)

Lasers are / indispensable tools /
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for the delicate eyes surgery.
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Scenes from the film /
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I take great pleasure
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to welcome you No error.

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before it was released.

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Directions: In Question Nos. 81 to 85, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which expresses the right meaning of the given word and blacken the appropriate rectangle [_] in the Answer Sheet.

Directions : In Question Nos. 86 to 90, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and blacken the appropriate rectangle [ _ ] in the . Answer Sheet.

81. Indignation (A) hatred ,~ disapproval (B) anger CD) contempt

86. APPARENT (A) illegible (C) Mysterious .....$) Hidden . CD) Remote

82. Acronym (A) A word with two or more meanings

87. ALIEN

Af!S Native
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(B) Domiciled CD) Resident

88. FUTILE (A) upright (B) costly

83. Meticulous

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interfere

(B) courage CD) careful

(C) eminent

--to) worthy

(C) agreement

89. AUDACIOUS (A) meek (B) cowardly . CD) gentle

84. Rescind (A) change (C) repeat ~ (B) revoke ~) reconsider

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Directions: In Question Nos. 91 to 100, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate and suitable word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and blacken the appropriate rectangle [ _ ] in the Answer Sheet.

96. He drove the car very fast (A) Did he? (C) Didn't he?

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(B) Does he? (D) Was he?

91. The food that an average Indian eats has been found to be deficient vitamins and proteins. '
(A) of (C) with

97. He wants to succeed in life must be prepared to work hard. (A) whoever
(C) who (B) whom

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(D) whose

92. The patient is ~suffering (C) complaining

of stomachache.
(B) experiencing 98. It is time you

home.
(B) went

(D) afflicting
(A) go

93. A good teacher should from the students. (A) elicit ) command

responses

(C) come

(D) reach

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(D) infer

a walk in the morning will improve your health. (A) Going to (C) Go for
(B) Go to

94. Had he taken his degree five years ago he , got a promotion by now. . /A) might
(C) will be (B) would have

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(D) was 100. Government must prices. (A) cheque
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PART-B GENERAL AWARENESS
101. Which is the Greek classic that Gandhi translated into Gujarati ? (A) Plato's Republic (B) Dialogues of Plato (B) Sir John Lawrence (C) Aristotle's Politics (D) Aristotle's Nicomachian Ethics .102. To be a regional party, the minimum percentage of votes, that a party needs to secure in any election is (A) 2% (B) 3%
(C) 4%

105. The First Viceroy & Governor-General of British India was (A) Lord Dalhousie

(C) Warren Hastings (D) Lord Canning

106. The split between the 'Extremists' and 'Moderates' came up in the open at the Surat Congress Session in the year (A) 1905 (B) 1906 (C) 1907 (D) 1910

(D) 5% 103. How many Fundamental Duties are in the Indian Constitution? (A) Eleven (B) Nine (C) Twenty (D) Twelve 104. Indian Penal Code carne into operation in (A) 1858 (B) 1860 (C) 1859 (D) 1862 C - SOAE-2008/I 14

107. Bhulabhai Desai's most memorable achievement was his defence of the Indian National Army (LN.A) personnel at the Red Fort Trial towards the end of (A) 1943
(B) 1944
(C) 1945

(D) 1946

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108. St. Thomas is said to have come to India to propagate Christianity during the reign of the (A) Cheras (B) Parthians (C) Pandyas
(D) Cholas

112. Who is the author of the autobiography, The Indian Struggle ? (A) Annie Beasant (B) Subhas Chandra Bose (C) Chittaranjan Das
(D) Sardar VallabhbhaiPatel

109. The First Viceroy of the Portuguese East was' (A) Albuquerque

in the'

113. Mahatma Gandhi's remark, "A post-dated cheque on a crumbling bank" is regarding the proposals of (A) Simon Commission (B) Cripps Mission .

(B) Joa de Castro (C) Francisco de' Almedia
(D) Nuno da Cunha

(C) Cabinet Mission
(D) Wavel Plan

114. Under whose leadership was the Congress Socialist Party founded in 1934 ? 110. When was the All India Women's ference founded ? (A) 1924 (B) 1925 (C) 1926 (l3) Acharya Narendra Dev and Jai Prakash Narayan (C) Subhas Chandra Bose and P. C. Joshi
(D) Saifuddin

Con(A) Jawaharlal Gandhi Nehru and Mahatma

(D) 1927
111. The .Kuka movement Nineteenth century in (A) Western Punjab
(B)

Kitchlew

and

Rajendra

Prasad started in mid115. The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of (A) Pucca bricks (B) Stone (C) Wood (D) All of the above 16

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116. Which one of the following pairs of places does the National Highway number 2 join? (A) Delhi - Amritsar (B) Delhi - Mumbai
(C) Delhi - Kolkata

120. River erosion is at its greatest where the river's ' (A) depth is more (B) breadth is more
(C) flow is fast

(D) Delhi - Ahmedabad 117. Watermelons grow best in (A) Alluvial soil (B) Sandy soil
(C) Black soil

(D) gradient is more 121. Nallamala hills are located In the state of (A) Orissa (B) Meghalaya
(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Laterite soil 118. In which situated? state the Maikala range

(D) Gujarat
IS

. 122. Excluding the East European countries and Russia, the country with the largest area under forest, is (A) USA

(A) Uttar Pradesh
I

(B) Rajasthan (B) Canada
(C) Bihar (C) Australia

(D) Chhatisgarh

(D) Brazil 123. In which of the following Barrier Reef located? (A) Coral Sea (B) Solomon Sea
(C) Bismarck Sea

119. The latitude passing through the northern most part of India is
(A) 350 N (B) 36 N
0

IS

the Great

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124. Where is the Headquarter of Zoological Survey of India located ? (A) Mumbai (B) Delhi
(C) Kolkata

128. Which one of the following wavelengths of light is most effective in photosynthesis? (A) Blue (B) Green (C) Orange (D) Yellow 129. Human cloning is permitted in Britain for the purpose of (A) Reproduction (B) Research
(C) Therapeutics (D) Genetics

(D) Chennai 125. The South West monsoon engulfs the entire India by (A) 5th June (B) 15th June
(C) 1st July

(D) 15th July 126. Where was the first iron and steel industry of India established? (A) Bhadravati (A) Hepatitis
(B) Bhilai (B) Meningitis (C) Jamshedpur

130. Pick out the viral disease among the following

(C) Arthritis (D) Burnpur
(D) Nephritis

127. Which one of the following is incorrectly matched ? (A) Columbus 1492 1498

131. Dolly, the World's First cloned animal was a (A) sheep (B) cow
(C) goat (ID) pig

(B) Vasco de Gama (C) Magellan (D) Balboa C - SOAE-2008/I 1520 1530

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128. ~T (A) ~

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132. The large amount of sugar present in human blood is (A) sucrose

136. Bee keeping is known as (A) Sericulture (B) Apiculture

(B) glucose
(C) fructose (C) Aquaculture

(D) lactose 133. Which one of the following is a viral disease in man? (A) Mumps

(D) Agriculture

137. HYV refers to (A) Hybrid yielding variety (B) Human yellow virus

(B) Plague (C) High yielding variety (C) Cholera (D) Human yellow vaccine (D) Syphilis 138. Pick the odd one out based on crop season 134. The major constituent of gobar gas is (A) Rice (A) Carbon dioxide (B) Methane (C) Butane (D) lsobutane 135. The expansion for AIDS is (A) Active Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (A) molasses ~ (B) Wheat (C), Maize (D) Cotton

139. The residue left after extracting juice from sugarbeet and sugarcane is called

(D) Acquired Immuno Disease Syndrome C - SOAE-2008/1
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(D) biomass

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140. The isotope of Uranium used in atomic reactors is
(A) U235

144. The weakest of all fundamental forces (A) Gravitational force
(B) Electrostatic force

I

IS

(B) U236 (C) Magnetic force (C) U237 (D) Nuclear force (D) U232

- 141. In the process of magnetisation of a bar (A) The entire bulk: of the bar gets magnetised
(B) Only the surface of the bar gets magne-

145. Among the defects of eye, the shortsightedness is called (A) coma
(B) hypermetropia

tised
(C) Only the ends of the bar get magne-

(C) myopia (D) astigmatism

tised
(D) Only some .parts of the outer layers of

the bar get magnetised 142. A falling drop of rainwater acquires the spherical shape due to (A) Viscosity

146. Which one of the following is not a radioactive element? (A) Uranium
- (B) Thorium (C) Radium

(B) Surface Tension (D) Cadmium (C) Atmospheric pressure (D) Gravitational force

147. Velocity of sound in air does not change with the change of (A) Temperature of air
(B) Pressure of air (C) Moisture content in air

143. Which is the coldest among the following? (A) Mars
(B) Earth (C) Pluto

(D) Wind in the direction of propagation (D) Mercury-

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148. The greenhouse effect is caused by the higher level of which gas in the atmosphere ? (A) Carbon monoxide (B) Carbon dioxide (C) Nitrous oxide

152. Who discovered X-rays? (A) Goldstein (B) Thomson (C) Rontgen (D) Wien

CD) Sulphur dioxide

153. The density of a gas is maximum (A) Low temperature, (B) Low temperature, (C) High temperature,

at

149. Candle is a mixture of (A) Paraffin wax and stearic acid (B) Bees wax and stearic acid

low pressure high pressure low pressure high pressure

(D) High temperature, (C) Higher fatty acids and stearic acid

CD) Bees wax and paraffin wax

154. The important ore of aluminium is (A) bauxite

150. Ethanol containing (A) rectified spirit

5% water is known as (B) cryolite (C) fluorspar

.(B) denatured spirit (D) haematite (C) methylated alcohol 155. Aqua regia is a 1 : 3 mixture, by volume, of (D) power alcohol (A) cone. nitric acid and cone. hydrochloric acid (B) cone. hydrochloric acid acid and conc.nitric

151. Brass is an alloy of copper and (A) tin (B) zinc (C) iron (D) nickel

(C) cone, nitric acid and cone. sulphuric acid (D) cone. sulphuric. acid and conc. nitric acid

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148.

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156. The maximum number of goals scored by India in the history of international hockey tournaments were in 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles when it beat USA by (A) 26-0 (B) 24-1 (C) 22-0 (D) 20-0

160. Which one of the following states of India records the highest sex-ratio? (A) Kerala (B) Kamataka (C) Meghalaya (D) Tamilnadu

161. Major fishing grounds are found in the Jawahar Rozgar Yojna (A) Northern Hemisphere (B) Southern Hemisphere

157. When

was launched ? (A) 1985 (B) 1987 (C) 1989 (D) 1991

(C) Eastern Hemisphere (D) Western Hemisphere

162. When was the first National Forest Policy issued by the Government of India ? is pull of the moon (A) 1952 (B) 1940

158. The cause for the Tsunami, as deduced by
the. seismologists, (A) gravitational

(B) low pressure trough in the ocean (C) deformation of sea floor and vertical displacement of water (D) sudden change in the monsoon wind

(C) 1942

(D) 1999
163. Which one of the following is not a HYV of wheat? . (A) Sonalika

159. Eden Garden (Kolkata) is associated with
(A) Basket Ball (B) Football (C) Cricket (D) Hockey C - SOAE-2008/I 28 (B) Ratna (C) Kalyan Sona (D) Girija

156.

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164. What is the maximum Water Vapour content in the atmosphere ? (A) 2 to 3 per cent
(13) 3 to 4 per cent

168. Who declared as his ultimate aim the wiping of every tear from every eye ? (A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Gandhiji (C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(C) 4 to 5 per cent (D) 5 to 6 per cent 165. Who is the first Asian to become the Head of the prestigious .Trinity College of Cambridge University? (A) Amartya Sen
(B) Mahendra Chaudhury

(D) Sardar Patel 169. Japan's Parliament is known as
(A) Diet· (B) Dail (C) Yuan

(C) Nirod C. Chaudhury
(D) Shora

(D) Ketaki Mushari Dyson 166. Who gave the concept of 'Total Revolution' ? (A) Jayaprakash Narayan
(B) USA

170. The convention that "once a speaker always a speaker" is followed in
(A) UK

(B) Mahatma Gandhi (C) Karl Marx (D) Lenin 167. The first mid-term elections for Lok Sabha were held in (A) 1962
(B) 1971 (C) France

(D) India

171. The Headquarters of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) is at (A) New York
(B) Paris

(C) 1977 (D) 1980 C - SOAE-200811 30

(C) Geneva
(D) Rome
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172. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the former Indian
President, received the prestigious Ratna award in the year Bharat

176. Indira Gandhi Cup is associated with
. (A) Basketball (B) Football (C) Boxing (D) Cricket

(A) 1992 (B) 1995 (C) 1997 (D) 1998

177. Who is the author of the novel 'DEVDAS' 173. The Indian actor who played a prominent
. role in the Hollywood production: Ghost and The Darkness" is (A) Om Puri . (B) Naseeruddin Shah "The (B) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (C) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (D) Munshi Premchand (A) Rabindranath Tagore

?

(C) Amitabh Bachchan

178. Nano technology
(D) Anil Kapoor

deals with objects with dimensions in the range of

174. Reserve Bank of India was nationalised in (A) 1947 (B) 1948 (C) 1949 (D) 1951

(A) 10-3 m
(B) 10-6 m

(C) 10-9 m
(D) 10-12 m

179. The moon is showing its same face to the 175. PSLV stands for
(A) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (B) Polish Satellite Launch Vehicle (C) Perfect Satellite Launching Verifier (D) ~eparatory C - SOAE-200S/I Satellite Launching Vehicle 32 earth because (A) It is not rotating about its own axis (B) Its rotation and revolution are opposite (C) . Its periods of rotation and revolution are the same (D) Its rotation is faster than its revolution

172. ~~¥,(I~qrn~.
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180. Devaluation of currency leads to (A) expansion of export trade

183. Where is the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade located ?

I

(A) New Delhi (B) contraction of import trade (B) Hyderabad (C) expansion of import substitution (C) Mumbai (D) All of theabove (D) Ahmedabad 181. Open market operations of RBI refer to buying and selling of (A) Commercial bills (B) Foreign exchange (C) Gold (D) Government bonds 184. The Centre for Agricultural Marketing is located at

(A) Jaipur

(B) New Delhi

(C) Nagpur

182. Which is not the objective of Public Procurement and Distribution system followed by Indian Government? (A) Maintain price stability creation of buffer stocks through

(D) Hyderabad

185. Per capita income is obtained by dividing National Income by

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(B) Total working population

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186. The currency of Thailand is (A) Bhat (B) Rupiah .(C) Yuan

190. The Narasimham financial reforms ment of a

Committee (1991) on proposed for establish-

(A) Four tier hierarchy structure (B) Three tier hierarchy structure (C) Two tier hierarchy structure

of the Banking

of the Banking

(D) Yen

of the Banking

187. World Bank helps countries with loans for the purpose of (A) reconstruction and development

(D) Unified control by the apex institutions 191. The Planning Commission constituted in the year (A) 1942 (B) 1947 (C) 1950 of India was

(B) stimulating private investment (C) tackling foreign exchange crisis (D) meeting deficits in government budget

188. In Indian agriculture, the period from July to October-November is called (A) Rabi season (B) Kharif season

(D) 1955 192. Who is the guardian of Fundamental Rights enumerated in Indian Constitution ? (A) Supreme Court

(C) Pre-kharif season (D) Slack season

(B) Parliament (C) Constitution (D) President 193. The Sarkaria Commission review the question of (A) centre! state relations was appointed to

189. Token privatisation or deficit privatisation of public sector units occur when the government sells (A) 5% of shares (B) (C) 10% of shares 15% of shares

(B) Legislative problems (C) Union territories' (D) Tribal areas 36 problems

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194. The Judges of the High Court hold office (A) during the pleasure of the Chief Justice of India" (B) till they have attained 62 years of age (C) till they have attained 65 years of age (D) as long as they desire

198. In ends and means relationship,
believed

Gandhiji

(A) Means become good if they serve the end .

(B) Means and ends are watertight partments

com-

(C) Means determine the end

195. The United
existence on (A) January

Nations

officially

came into (D) End is everything, no matter what or how the means are

1, 1942

(B) October 3, 1944

199. The 'Speaker's
(C) October 24, 1945 (D) June 26, 1945 called

vote' in the Lok Sabha is

(A) casting vote

196. The English Crown is an example of
(A) Real executive

(B) sound vote

(C) direct vote (B) Quasi-real executive (C) Nominal executive (D) Nominated executive (D) indirect vote

200. Which part of the Indian Constitution deals 197. The annual report of the UPSC is submitted
to (A) Part I (A) The President (B) The Supreme Court (C) The Prime Minister (B) Part II with 'Fundamental Rights' ?

(C) Part ill

(D) The

Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission 38

(D) Part IV

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