geography qus paper II

1.

According to Swami Vivekananda, teacher?s success depends on :

(A) His renunciation of personal gain and service to others

(B) His professional training and creativity

(C) His concentration on his work and duties with a spirit of obedience to God

(D) His mastery on the subject and capacity in controlling the students

2.

Which of the following teacher, will be liked most :

(A) A teacher of high idealistic attitude

(B) A loving teacher

(C) A teacher who is disciplined

(D) A teacher who often amuses his students

3.

A teacher?s most important challenge is :

(A) To make students do their home work

(B) To make teaching-learning process enjoyable

(C) To maintain discipline in the class room

(D) To prepare the question paper

4.

Value-education stands for :

(A) making a student healthy

(B) making a student to get a job

(C) inculcation of virtues

(D) all-round development of personality

5.

When a normal student behaves in an erratic manner in the class, you would :

(A) pull up the student then and there

(B) talk to the student after the class

(C) ask the student to leave the class

(D) ignore the student

6.

The research is always -

(A) verifying the old knowledge

(B) exploring new knowledge

(C) filling the gap between knowledge

(D) all of these

7.

The research that applies the laws at the time of field study to draw more and more

clear ideas about the problem is :

(A) Applied research

(B) Action research

(C) Experimental research

(D) None of these

8.

When a research problem is related to heterogeneous population, the most suitable

sampling method is :

(A) Cluster Sampling

(B) Stratified Sampling

(C) Convenient Sampling

(D) Lottery Method

9.

The process not needed in experimental research is :

(A) Observation

(B) Manipulation and replication

(C) Controlling

(D) Reference collection

10.

A research problem is not feasible only when :

(A) it is researchable

(B) it is new and adds something to knowledge

(C) it consists of independent and dependent variables

(D) it has utility and relevance

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions 11 to 15 :

Radically changing monsoon patterns, reduction in the winter rice harvest and a

quantum increase in respiratory diseases all part of the environmental doomsday

scenario which is reportedly playing out in South Asia. According to a United Nations

Environment Programme report, a deadly three-kilometer deep blanket of pollution

comprising a fearsome, cocktail of ash, acids, aerosols and other particles has enveloped

in this region. For India, already struggling to cope with a drought, the implication of

this are devastating and further crop failure will amount to a life and death question

for many Indians. The increase in premature deaths will have adverse social and

economic consequences and a rise in morbidities will place an unbearable burden on

our crumbling health system. And there is no one to blame but ourselves. Both official

and corporate India has always been allergic to any mention of clean technology. Most

mechanical two wheelers roll of the assembly line without proper pollution control

system. Little effort is made for R&D on simple technologies, which could make a vital

difference to people?s lives and the environment.

However, while there is no denying that South Asia must clean up its act, skeptics

might question the timing of the haze report. The Kyoto meet on climate change is just

two weeks away and the stage is set for the usual battle between the developing world

and the West, particularly the Unites States of America. President Mr. Bush has

adamantly refused to sign any protocol, which would mean a change in American

consumption level. U.N. environment report will likely find a place in the U.S. arsenal

as it plants an accusing finger towards controls like India and China. Yet the U.S.A.

can hardly deny its own dubious role in the matter of erasing trading quotas

Richer countries can simply buy up excess credits from poorer countries and

continue to pollute. Rather than try to get the better of developing countries, who

undoubtedly have taken up environmental shortcuts in their bid to catch up with the

West, the USA should take a look at the environmental profigacy, which is going on

within. From opening up virgin territories for oil exploration to relaxing the standards

for drinking water, Mr. Bush?s policies are not exactly beneficial, not even to America?s

interests. We realize that we are all in this together and that pollution anywhere should

be a global concern otherwise there will only be more tunnels at the end of the tunnel.

11.

Both official and corporate India is allergic to :

(A) Failure of Monsoon

(B) Poverty and Inequality

(C) Slowdown in Industrial Production

(D) Mention of Clean Technology

12.

If the rate of premature death increases it will :

(A) Exert added burden on the crumbling economy

(B) Have adverse social and economic consequences

(C) Make positive effect on our effort to control population

(D) Have less job aspirants in the society

13.

According to the passage, the two wheeler industry is not adequately concerned

about :

(A) Passenger safety on the roads

(B) Life cover insurance of the vehicle owner

(C) Pollution control system in the vehicle

(D) Rising cost of the two wheelers

14.

What could be the reason behind timing of the haze report just before the Kyoto

meet ?

(A) United Nations is working hand-in-glove with U.S.A.

(B) Organizers of the forthcoming meet to teach a lesson to the U.S.A.

(C) Drawing attention of the world towards devastating effects of environment

degradation.

(D) U.S.A. wants to use it as a handle against the developing countries in the

forthcoming meet

15.

Which of the following is the indication of environmental degradation in South Asia ?

(A) Social and economic inequality

(B) Crumbling health care system

(C) Inadequate pollution control system

(D) Radically changing monsoon pattern

16.

Community Radio is a type of radio service that caters to the interest of :

(A) Local audience

(B) Education

(C) Entertainment

(D) News

17.

Orcut is a part of :

(A) Intra personal Communication

(B) Mass Communication

(C) Group Communication

(D) Interpersonal Communication

18.

Match

List-I

with

List-II

and select the correct answer using the codes given

below :

List - I

List - II

(Artists)

(Art)

(a) Amrita Shergill

(i) Flute

(b) T. Swaminathan Pillai

(ii) Classical Song

(c) Bhimsen Joshi

(iii) Painting

(d) Padma Subramaniyam

(iv) Bharat Natyam

Codes :

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)

(B) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)

(C) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

(D) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)

19.

Which is not correct in latest communication award ?

(A) Salman Rushdie - Booker?s Prize - July 20, 2008

(B) Dilip Sanghavi - Business Standard CEO Award July 22, 2008

(C) Tapan Sinha - Dada Saheb Falke Award, July 21, 2008

(D) Gautam Ghosh - Osians Lifetime Achievement Award July 11, 2008

20.

Firewalls are used to protect a communication network system against :

(A) Unauthorized attacks

(B) Virus attacks

(C) Data-driven attacks

(D) Fire-attacks

21.

Insert the missing number in the following :

2/3, 4/7, - 11/21, 16/31

22.

In a certain code, GAMESMAN is written as AGMEMSAN. How would DISCLOSE

be written in that code ?

(A) IDSCOLSE (B) IDCSOLES (C) IDSCOLES (D) IDSCLOSE

23.

The letters in the first set have a certain relationship. On the basis of this relationship

mark the right choice for the second set :

AST : BRU : : NQV :

?

(A) ORW

(B) MPU

(C) MRW

(D) OPW

24.

On what dates of April 1994 did SUNDAY fall ?

(A) 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

(B) 3, 10, 17, 24

(C) 4, 11, 18, 25

(D) 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

25.

Find out the wrong number in the sequence :

125, 127, 130, 135, 142, 153, 165

(A) 130

(B) 142

(C) 153

(D) 165

26.

There are five books A,B,C,D and E. The book C lies above D, the book E is below A

and B is below E. Which is at the bottom ?

(A) E

(B) B

(C) A

(D) C

27.

Logical reasoning is based on :

(A) Truth of involved propositions

(B) Valid relation among the involved propositions

(C) Employment of symbolic language

(D) Employment of ordinary language

28.

Two propositions with the same subject and predicate terms but different in quality

are :

(A) Contradictory (B) Contrary (C) Subaltern (D) Identical

29.

The premises of a valid deductive argument :

(A) Provide some evidence for its conclusion

(B) Provide no evidence for its conclusion

(C) Are irrelevant for its conclusion

(D) Provide conclusive evidence for its conclusion

30.

Syllogistic reasoning is :

(A) Deductive

(B) Inductive

(C) Experimental

(D) Hypothetical

FOR BLIND STUDENTS ONLY

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question numbers 31 to 35 :

The ?new? women themselves soon began to play a role as writers and advocates reform.

One outspoken woman princely ruler, the Begum of Bhopal, covered from head to foot

in the garment known as a

burqa,

travelled widely to encourage education of girls.

Pandita Ramabai (1858-1922), rigorously educated in Sanskrit classics, travelled

throughout India to advocate women?s education and social reform and wrote tracts

in support of her views. Widowed at age twenty five, she travelled to England to learn

English and pursue medical studies, and became a convert to a Christianity she

interpreted on her own terms. In 1888, she founded a home school for widows in

Bombay, followed by another in Poona. A Deccani Brahman woman, Gangabai,

founded one of the most successful female institutions, the Mahakali Pathshala (?Great

Kali School?) in Calcutta in 1893, intended to inculcate Hindu religious and moral

principles; the school had the patronage of a wealthy landlord, the Maharaja of

Darbhanga. A Bengali Muslim, Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932), set up

schools for girls, denounced extreme seclusion, and wrote extensively, including a

brilliant satire,

Sultana?s Dream

(1905), in which the roles of men and women were

reversed. In that imagined world, ?Women?s intellects, untrammelled, devised such

improvements as solar heat and air-machines; the population fully satisfied, there was

no question of war; and men were kept in

Zenana.?

31.

The ?new? women were :

(A) Teachers

(B) Princesses

(C) Writers

(D) House Wives

32.

A woman covered from head to foot in the garment known as a ?burqa? travelled

widely to encourage :

(A) Freedom of girls

(B) Fought for their rights

(C) Sending school

(D) Education of girls

33.

A woman who studied in England and became Christian was :

(A) Begum of Bhopal

(B) Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

(C) Ganga Bai

(D) Pandita Ramabai

34.

Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain wrote

Sultana?s Dream,

a satire showing :

(A) Dominating women

(B) The roles of men and women in reversed form

(C) Dominating men

(D) Men and Women in Zenana

35.

Two schools for widows were founded in :

(A) Bombay and Poona

(B) Bombay and Calcutta

(C) Calcutta and Darbhanga

(D) Calcutta and Poona

36.

The accounting software ?Tally? was developed by :

(A) HCL

(B) TCS

(C) Infosys

(D) Wipro

37.

Errors in computer programmes are called :

(A) Follies

(B) Mistakes (C) Bugs

(D) Spam

38.

HTML is basically used to design :

(A) Web-page

(B) Web-site

(C) Graphics

(D) Tables and Frames

39.

?Micro Processing? is made for :

(A) Computer

(B) Digital System

(C) Calculator

(D) Electronic Goods

40.

Information, a combination of graphics, text, sound, video and animation is called :

(A) Multiprogramme

(B) Multifacet

(C) Multimedia

(D) Multiprocess

41.

Which of the following pairs regarding typical composition of hospital wastes is

incorrect ?

(A) Plastic - 9 - 12%

(B) Metals - 1 - 2%

(C) Ceramic - 8 - 10%

(D) Biodegradable - 35 - 40%

42.

Fresh water achieves its greatest density at :

(A) -4c (b) 0 c (c) 4 c (d) -2.5 c

43.

Which one of the following is not associated with earthquakes ?

(A) Focus

(B) Epicenter

(C) Seismograph

(D) Swells

44.

The tallest trees in the world are found in the region :

(A) Equatorial region

(B) Temperate region

(C) Monsoon region

(D) Mediterranean region

45.

Match

List-I

with

List-II

and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

List - I

List - II

(National Parks)

(States)

(a) Periyar

(i) Orissa

(b) Nandan Kanan

(ii) Kerala

(c) Corbett National Park

(iii) Rajasthan

(d) Sariska Tiger Reserve

(iv) Uttarakhand

Codes :

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

(B) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)

(C) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)

(D) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv

46.

According to Radhakrishnan Commission, the aim of Higher Education is :

(A) To develop the democratic values, peace and harmony

(B) To develop great personalities who can give their contributions in politics,

administration, industry and commerce

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of these

47.

The National Museum at New Delhi is attached to :

(A) Delhi University

(B) a Deemed University

(C) a Subordinate Office of the JNU

(D) Part of Ministry of Tourism and Culture

48.

Match

List-I

with

List-II

and select the correct answer from the code given below :

List - I

List - II

(Institutions)

(Locations)

(a) National Law Institute

(i) Shimla

(b) Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (ii) Bhopal

(c) National Judicial Academy

(iii) Hyderabad

(d) National Savings Institute

(iv) Nagpur

Codes :

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)

(B) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

(C) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

(D) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)

49.

Election of Rural and Urban local bodies are conducted and ultimately supervised by :

(A) Election Commission of India

(B) State Election Commission

(C) District Collector and District Magistrate

(D) Concerned Returning Officer

50.

Which opinion is not correct ?

(A) Education is a subject of concurrent list of VII schedule of Constitution of India

(B) University Grants Commission is a statutory body

(C) Patent, inventions, design, copyright and trade marks are the subject of concurrent

list

(D) Indian Council of Social Science Research is a statutory body related to research

in social sciences

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