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ICS Prel.2008 GS Answer Key

ICS Prel. General Studies : Series A

Q.No.

Question

Ans

1

Roman numeral

C

2

Physics Noble www.competitionexam.com

C

3

Autobiography of Madam Curie

B

4

Min. Population

D

5

Jet Engine and Rocket

A/C

6

Laser printer

A

7

Diatonic scale

C

8

Rubies and sapphire

B

9

Stranger gas

C

10

Explosion in mines

C

11

Lightest and heaviest metal

B

12

Barrelwww.competitionexam.com

B

13

Gandhian teacher by profession

C ?
14

Abul kalam azad journal

A

15

National congress 1885

B

16

Unbritish competitionexam.com

C

17

New lamps for old

A

18

Premchand, bankim Chandra

C

19

Tapovan and vishnugarh

C

20

Sarosh zaliwala

C

21

Bimbavati devi

A

22

Chimanglur mandya

D

23

Ebrahim Alkazi

C

24

V R Krishna Aiyar

B

25

Sabyasachi, anirudh bahal

B

26

Median age

B

27

Largest Lok sabha consistuency

B

28

UAE Emirates

C

29

India member of APEC

A

30

Moldova competitionexam.com

A

31

Population Decreasing world

B

32

Highest rural population

A

33

Amnesty CIS Danube

A

34

Kp singh, vikram pandit

D

35

Rio + 10

C

36

CDM Kyoto

C

37

Million plus city

D

38

GoI undertaking

D

39

Language amendment act

C

40

LA member 450, 25 year age

B

41

DPSP Prohibition

B

4

IBRD GATT competitionexam.com

B

43

Desalination plant

A

44

Institute location cell science

C

45

BRIT

C

46

Tennis Events

B

47

Malta

B

48

Cryogenic engine

C

49

Intelligence agencies

C

50

C Rangrajan

B

51

Ph of blood

C

52

Vice Pres of India

B

53

Capital of Andhra

B

54

India football Olympic

B

55

Namchik Namphuk coalfields

A

56

N E Borlaug

A

57

Yom Kippur War

C

58

Probiotic Food

C

59

Albedo competitionexam.com

A ?

60

Match Person Position Nagendra AN Ray

B

61

Language after Hindi

C

62

Heavy water discovered

B

63

Kim Dae Jung

C

64

Ogaden

D

65

Palitana

A

66

Euro 2004

C

67

Mars and Uranus

B

68

Cristina Kirchner

B

69

Rowlatt Act

C

70

Radioactive water leakage

C

71

Person above 65 year

D

72

Spacecraft

B

73

ITER competitionexam.com

B

74

Themis Mission

C

75

Biosphere reserve

B

76

Orange prize and Pulitzer prize

A

77

UNESCO memory of world Register

D

78

Selene 1

C

79

Barak Anti missile

A

80

Major Green House

D

81

Dharamchakra in the national flag

D

82

Himalayan Vegetation

B

83

Eastern ghat and western ghat meet

C

84

Tributary and river

D

85

Salt water crocodile, shrew and tapir

C

86

Largest livestock population

C

87

High courts with more than one state

B

88

Female kills male

C

89

Snake diet another snake

D

90

Insectivorous plant

B

91

Lays egg and does not produce young ones

A

92

Control mosquitoes

C

93

Scheduled areas schedule

B

94

Border management

B

95

Verrapa moily

D

96

Elizabeth hawley

C

97

states Coastline

C

98

James Watson Noble prize

D

99

Boards and HQ

B

100

National parks competitionexam.com

A

101

Not an ape

C

102

Square

B

103

6 letters and 6 envelopes

A?

104

Two red two black two white balls

C

105

Number of triangles

A

106

Letter occupying 100th position

B

107

Number of terms in series

B

108

A B C D one above other

D

109

Carpenter chair

C

110

SP of pens

D

111

Schoolteacher and student

C

112

Total number of students

A

113

Bisphenol A

C

114

Indias economic indicator

D

115

March 1 2002

B

116

Rural electrification policy

B

117

National population policy

C

118

Biodiesel mission

D

119

IGNOAPS

D

120

Training and skills to women

D ?

121

Agent orange

B

122

Reconstitution of viceroys council

B ?

123

Free Indian legion

B

124

Prisons dilemma

C

125

First factory in India

B

126

Rejected knighthood

C

127

Damanganga pamba

D

128

Power generation competitionexam.com

D

129

Straits nearest IDL

B

130

Waterfall and rivers

B

131

Nearest to equator

D

132

Tehri hydro power

B

133

Minerals Chhattisgarh

D

134

Continental drift

B

135

Baudhayan sulva sutra

A

136

Collins, brin, wales

D
137

S & P 500 competitionexam.com

D

138

RG National Flying Institute

B

139

Cricket test match captain

C

140

Subh E Azadi

B

141

Six feet tall height

C

142

Car and reaction

C

143

Omkareshwar project

B

144

Nuclear suppliers group

D

145

Dhruv competitionexam.com

C

146

Hand in hand

A

147

AR : liver

A/C

148

AR : Red light

D

149

AR : Radio waves

A/D

150

AR : Congress ministries resigned

A


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I tried to put most appropriate answer but if someone has any clarifications then comments are most welcome.

8 comments:

One IAS aspirant said...

This is really great. Yesterday exams was over and today we have this IAS Examination Key.

It cannot be better then this.

This site is doing great.

Anonymous said...

Great Effort!!

However, some answers are incorrect in this key!!

H said...

30. Moldova ans (a)-oxford atlas
40. La 450, 25 ans (d)-DD Basu
41. DPSP ans (b)- 1st option is FR
44. institution location cell science-ans should be only (2) but this option is not given. since
Cell centre-Pune
DNA-Hyd
Brain Center-Manesar(haryana)-India Year book 2008
59. ans (d) albedo-reflectivity index and albedo of Mercury is 0.1 while of earth is >0.5(i think not sure but not less than 0.1 which is of mercury).
65. palitana Temples ans (a)-wikipedia
77.UNESCO manuscript ans (d)rigveda
source- current affairs PD
82. Himalayan vegetation (d)spruce -ncert XI th geography book
88. female kills male ans (c) spider-wikipedia

MORE TO COME.....

Naresh said...

Thanks H !

smart pranav said...

thanx, it will release my tension of qualifying......

Ajay Karwasra said...

Q. Gandhian Teacher by profession
ans-(c) j b kriplani (Wikipedia)

Q. Median age
ans (c)china-india-usa-uk
since china has highest no of old age persons following india n so on..higher the old age, higher will be the median age.

Q. india's participation in olympic in football
ans (b) only once in 1960, first round only..can find by searching it at Google.

Q. rejected knighthood
ans (c)Gokhle
you can find it at http://www.prabhaiasips.com/modind.html

Q. Continental Drift
Ans (b) 1st and 2nd options are interchanged, only 3rd is correct

Q.colins, brin,wales
ans (d)
search one by one at google.

Naresh said...

Thanks Ajay !

Bhola said...

the answer to most of the questions are correct but could you please explain how you got the answers to the maths questions-
1. for the profit question on 100 pens, i think its 862.5
2. for 4 books A B C D, i think its 12
3. for how many ways balls can be placed in the cells, isnt it 108
4. for sure, india in football in olympics, it had reached semifinals in 1956 melbourne olympics where it lost to yugoslavia.
thanks. kindly reply on ek.bhola.baalak@gmail.com

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