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  • THE WISDOM ACADEMY FOR CIVIL SERVICES

    “YOUR SUCESS,YOUR WAY,TO BUILD A NATION

    THE WISDOM ACADEMY www.upscwala.com 3rd floor, Keshav Prasad Building, near Jogeshwari Silk Sarees, Kumthekar Road, Pune-30 Contact no.9158393003

    DATE:- 17 FEB 2018 TEST BOOKLET

    GENERAL STUDIES

    TEST-7(HISTORY+GEOG+POLITY)

    Time Allowed: Two Hours Maximum Marks: 200

    INSTRUCTIONS 1. IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE EXAMINATION, YOU SHOULD CHECK THAT THIS TEST

    BOOKLET DOES NOT HAVE ANY UNPRINTED OR TORN OR MISSING PAGES OR ITEMS, ETC. IF SO, GET IT REPLACED BY A COMPLETE TEST BOOKLET.

    2. Please note that it is the candidate's responsibility to encode and fill in the Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code A, B, C or D carefully and without any omission or discrepancy at the appropriate places in the OMR Answer Sheet. Any omission/discrepancy will render the Answer Sheet liable for rejection.

    3. You have to enter your Roll Number on the Test Booklet in the Box provided alongside. DO NOT write anything else on the Test Booklet.

    4. This Test Booklet contains 100 items (questions). Each item is printed both in Hindi & English. Each item comprises four responses (answers). You will select the response which you want to mark on the Answer Sheet. In case you feel that there is more than one correct response mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, choose ONLY ONE response for each item.

    5. You have to mark all your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in the Answer Sheet. .

    6. All items carry equal marks. 7. Before you proceed to mark in the Answer Sheet the response to various items in the Test Booklet, you have to

    fill in some particulars in the Answer Sheet as per instructions sent to you with your Admission Certificate. 8. After you have completed filling in all your responses on the Answer Sheet and.the examination has concluded,

    you should hand over to the Invigilator only the Answer Sheet. You are permitted to take away with you the Test Booklet.

    9. Sheets for rough work are appended in the Test Booklet at the end. 10. Penalty for wrong answers:

    THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE IN THE OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTION PAPERS. (i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question.For each question for which a wrong answer

    has been given by the candidate,one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as. penalty.

    (ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer,it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given Answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that question.

    (iii) If a question is left blank, i.e., no answer is given by the candidate,there will be no penalty for that question.

    DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST BOOKLET UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO

  • THE WISDOM ACADEMY FOR CIVIL SERVICES

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    1. Which one of the following States shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India ?

    (a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Maharashtra (c) Assam (d) Bihar

    2. The States of India having common border with Myanmar are:

    (a) Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh

    (b) Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam (c) Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya (d) Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh

    3. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in :

    (a) Kashmir (b) Nepal (c) Baluchistan (d) Myanmar

    4. Which of the following passes and locations is/are wrongly matched?

    1. Zojila and Burzil - Jammu & Kashmir 2. Bara Lapcha La and Shipki La - Uttar

    Pradesh 3. Thaga La, Niti Pass and Lipu Lekh -

    Himachal Pradesh 4. Nathu La and Jelep La – Sikkim

    codes (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3 (c) 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2 and 3

    5. From north towards South, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given rivers in India?

    (a) Shyok - Spiti - Zaskar - Sutlej (b) Shyok - Zaskar - Spiti - Sutlej (c) Zaskar - Shyok - Sutlej - Spiti (d) (d) Zaskar - Sutlej - Shyok – Spiti

    6. Consider the following statements and identify the right ones. i) Air pressure decreases when air descends. ii) Air pressure at sea level is lower than at the mountain top. codes a. i only b. ii only

    c. Both d. None

    7. The Brahmaputra, Irrawady and Mekong rivers originate in Tibet and flow through narrow and parallel mountain ranges in their upper reaches: Of these rivers, Brahmaputra makes a "U" turn in its course to flow into India. This "U" turn is due to

    (a) Uplift of folded Himalayan series (b) Syntaxial bending of geologically young

    Himalayas (c) Geo-tectonic disturbance in the tertiary

    folded mountain chains (d) Both (a) and (b) above

    8. Most of the floods in the lowlands of N. India, the Bihar plateau and Orissa are associated with:

    (a) easterly depression (b) orographic rainfall (c) South-West Monsoon (d) Thunderstorm

    9. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

    (a) Teak : Jammu and Kashmir (b) Deodar : Madhya Pradesh (c) Sandalwood : Kerala (d) Sundari : West Bengal

    10. Which of the following statements is true with regard to the erratic behaviour of Indian monsoons?

    (a) Uniform duration but varying amounts of rain from one year to another, aswell as at different places

    (b) Uncertain date of onset and withdrawal, as well as unequal distribution of rain.

    (c) Uncertain date of onset and withdrawal as well as varying amounts of rainfall during different years

    (d) Uniform duration but varying amounts of rain from place to place

  • THE WISDOM ACADEMY FOR CIVIL SERVICES

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    11. Consider the following statements: 1. Gondwana coal is a laminated, bituminous

    coal. . 2. Gondwana coal is completely free from

    moisture, sulphur and phosphorus. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

    12. If a truck has to carry goods from Delhi to Bhopal via Gwalior, by National Highways (NH) following the shortest route, which one of the following groups of National Highways it has to go by

    (a) NH 2, NH 11, NH 12 (b) NH 2, NH 3, NH 12 (c) NH 8, NH 3, NH 11 (d) NH 2, NH 25, NH 11

    13. On which of the following sets of rivers are Nagarjunasagar, Ukai, Hirakud, and Thein Dam located respectively? (a) Krishna, Mahanadi, Godavari, Tapi (b) Cauvery, Krishna, Narmada, Beas (c) Krishna, Tapi, Mahanadi, Ravi (d) Godavari, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Yamuna

    14. Consider the following events: 1. Royal visit of the King Emperor George-V. 2. Partition of Bengal. 3. Shimla deputation. 4. Birth of Muslim League.

    Which one of the following is the correct chronological sequence of the above events?

    (a) 2 − 4 − 3 − 1 (b) 2 − 3 − 4 − 1 (c) 3 − 2 − 1 − 4 (d) 4 − 2 − 1 – 3

    15. ‘Mitra Mela’ was later on renamed as

    (a) Anushilan Samiti (b) Abhinava Bharati Samiti (c) Jugantar (d) Nibandhamala

    16. Who among the following was not associated with

    the foundation of the Indian Association? (a) Surendranath Banerjea (b) Anandmohan Bose (c) A O Hume (d) Surya Sen

    17. Consider the following names: 1. Alfred Webb 2. Badruddin Tyabji 3. George Yule 4. Rahamatulla Muhammad Saynai.

    Which of the above were the Presidents of Indian National Congress?

    (a) 1, 2 and 3 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 1 and 4 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4.

    18. To house the families of the Satyagrahis in South Africa and give them a way to sustain themselves, Gandhiji, with the help of his German architect friend, Kalienbach set up a centre which was to become precursor to later Gandhian ashrams that were to play an important role in the Indian National Movement Which one of the following is that centre?

    (a) Dublin Farm (b) Natal Farm (c) Tolstoy Farm (d) Indian Farm

    19. In the context of Non-Cooperative Movement,

    under whose chairmanship was the All India College Students'Conference held at Nagpur in December 1920?

    (a) B C Pal (b) C R Das (c) Lala Lajpat Rai (d) Pandit Motilal Nehru

    20. Consider the following statements:

    1. Prince Shuja gave the East India Company the Exemption from payment of the usual customs duty 4 V2 percent in return for an annual payment of 30 lakhs rupees.

    2. Murshid Quli Jafar Khan stipulated that the Company's dastaka could not be used for internal trade.

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    3. The servants of East India Company sold

    the dastake to Indian merchants to enable them to evade the customs duty.

    Which of the statements given above is/ar