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IRMA Previous Year Question Paper , Solution Paper-I

Directions for questions 1 to 60: Select the correct alternative from the given choices.

1. Which of the following is the greatest source of power production in India?

(1) Thermal power (2) Hydro Electric power

(3) Atomic power (4) Wind power

(5) Tidal power.



2. Which of the following statements is/are true?

(1) Well irrigation is the major source of irrigation in our country, followed by Canal irrigation, and tank irrigation.

(2) Canal irrigation is the major source of irrigation in our Country, followed by well irrigation and tank irrigation.

(3) Tank irrigation is the major source of irrigation followed by canal irrigation and well irrigation.

(4) Canal irrigation is the major source of irrigation in our country followed by tank irrigation and well irrigation.

(5) None of the above



3. Which of the following statements is True?

(1) The West of Great Himalayas is known as Trans-Himalayan Zone.

(2) The South of Great Himalayas is known as Trans-Himalayan Zone.

(3) The North of Great Himalayas is known as Trans-Himalayan Zone.

(4) The East of Great Himalayas is known as Trans-Himalayan Zone.

(5) The North West of Great Himalayas is known as Trans-Himalayan Zone.



4. Sandal wood is mainly produced in _____

(1) Tropical dry deciduous forests.

(2) Thorn forests.

(3) Tropical wet Evergreen and Semi-evergreen forests.

(4) Tropical moist deciduous forests.

(5) None of the above.



5. Identify the incorrect statement ____

(1) China and India are the leading rice producers in the world.

(2) USA and Russia are the leading wheat producing nations.

(3) India and Srilanka lead in Tea production.

(4) More than one of the above statements.

(5) None of the above statements.



6. Identify the incorrect match. International organisation Location of head quarters

1) The Asian Development Bank Manila, The Philippines

2) The common Wealth London

3) SAARC Kathmandu

4) Red cross Geneva

5) European Union Paris



7. The venue of the world seed congress held on June 9 2003, was _______

(1) Delhi (2) Hyderabad (3) Bangalore

(4) Chennai (5) Lucknow



8. The state share holding in IFFCO is presently _____

(1) 41% (2) 70% (3) 62%

(4) 59% (5) 60%



9. The venue of United Nations Sponsored ‘The Third World Water Forum’ was ____

(1) Tokyo (2) Kyoto (3) Helsinki

(4) Mumbai (5) Toronto.



10. The Acronym NCCF stands for ___

(1) National Cooperative Credit Federation.

(2) National Calamity Corpus Fund.

(3) National Calamity Contingency Fund.

(4) National Catastrophe contingency Fund.

(5) National Cataclysm Contingency Fund.



11. The permanent mascot for Indian Railways is named ___

(1) Gattu (2) Bhola (3) Bachhu

(4) Chuk Chuk (5) Bhayya



12. The Amrita Devi Bishnoi National Award is given for _____

(1) Wild life conservation

(2) Wild life Perpetuation

(3) Literary Excellence

(4) Woman Poets

(5) Tribal Entrepreneurs



13. The ‘Green Oscars’ given in the field of sustainable Energy are alternatively known as ___

(1) Ashley Awards for sustainable Energy

(2) Ashden Awards for sustainable Energy

(3) Asha Awards for sustainable Energy

(4) Asahi Awards for sustainable Energy

(5) Chipko Awards for sustainable Energy



14. Rajendra Keshavlal who received the 37th Bharatiya Jnanpith Award wrote in ____

(1) Hindi (2) Marathi (3) Gujarati

(4) Bengali (5) Sanskrit



15. Find the incorrect match.

(1) National Institute of Oceanography ____ Panaji, Goa.

(2) National physical Laboratory ? New Delhi.

(3) Central Scientific Instruments Organisations ? Chandigarh

(4) Central Drug Research Institute ? New Delhi.

(5) Indian Institute of Plasma Research, BHAT ____ GandhiNagar.



16. The Kalinga Award is given by the ____

(1) Ashoka Foundation

(2) UNESCO

(3) Government of India

(4) Government of Orissa

(5) Government of Andhra Pradesh.



17. Which of the following states is a leader in Gypsum production?

(1) Rajasthan (2) Gujarat (3) Haryana

(4) U. P (5) Maharashtra



18. Find the Incorrect statement ____

(1) Asbestos ____ Rajasthan and Karnataka are the leading producers.

(2) Barytes ____ Andhra pradesh is the largest producer.

(3) Mica ____ India is the largest producer in the world.

(4) Tin ? India is one of the leading Exporters.

(5) Lignite ? Tamil Nadu is the leading producer.



19. Find the incorrect statement about sugarcane ____

(1) After the harvest of crop the cane is to be immediately processed because the sucrose content declines with lapse of time.

(2) Sugarcane is a cash Crop.

(3) Since Sugarcane is weight losing raw material it cannot be transported over long distances.

(4) After cotton textiles, Sugar Industry is the second most important agro based Industry.

(5) None of the above.



20. Which of the following Industrial regions of India is often compared to ‘Rhur region of West Germany’

(1) The Hooghly Belt.

(2) The Madurai-Coimbatore – Bangalore region.

(3) The Chota Nagpur Region.

(4) The Ahmedabad – Baroda Region.

(5) The Mumbai – Poona belt.



21. Which of the following is not taken into account in the Human Development Index?

(1) Life Expectancy

(2) Per Capita Income

(3) Extent of Urbanisation

(4) Literacy rate and Education

(5) Sanitation facilities



22. India was ranked ____ in the UN Human Development Index in 2003.

(1) 124 (2) 118 (3) 121

(4) 127 (5) 137



23. Which of the following chemicals is used in creating artificial rains?

(1) Silver Bromide

(2) Silver Nitrate

(3) Silver Iodide

(4) Sodium Thiosulphate

(5) Hydrogen peroxide



24. Which of the following agencies main objective is to assist and evaluate rural Welfare programmes ____

(1) CAPART

(2) NABARD

(3) DRDA

(4) Regional Rural Banks

(5) None of these



25. The Earliest Cooperatives to be formed in India were ___

(1) Housing cooperatives

(2) Milk cooperatives

(3) Textile cooperatives

(4) Oil seed cooperatives

(5) Credit Cooperatives



26. India is self sufficient in production of ___

(1) Edible oils (2) Food grains

(3) Petroleum (4) Fertilizers

(5) More than one of the above.



27. To check the fluctuation in prices of, Tea, Tobacco, Coffee, Rubber, the government is planning to Establish ___

(1) Price Variation fund

(2) Price Fluctuation Fund

(3) Price stabilisation fund

(4) Price vagary fund

(5) Stabilised Crop fund



28. The target year as per the National Health policy 2002 for the Eradication of leprosy is ___

(1) 2005 (2) 2007

(3) 2010 (4) 2020

(5) 2008



29. The commission received by Gramin Dak Sewak (Postman) as a percentage of collected tariff in Gramin Sanchar Sewak Yojana is ___

(1) 25% (2) 20%

(3) 10% (4) 15%

(5) 5%



30. Processing of which of the following oil seeds yields maximum amount of edible oil ____

(1) Mustard (2) Sun flower

(3) Groundnut (4) Niger seed

(5) Rape seed

Answer Key for IRMA Paper-1

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1

6

5

11

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16

2

21

3

26

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2

1

7

3

12

1

17

1

22

4

27

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3

3

8

1

13

2

18

4

23

3

28

1

4

4

9

2

14

3

19

5

24

1

29

2

5

5

10

1

15

4

20

3

25

5

30

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