Engineering Services Exam 2009

31. Which one of the following dealt with the subject of local self-government?

  1. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
  2. Kothari Commission
  3. Veerappa Moily Committee
  4. Venkatachalam Commission

32. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right in India?

  1. Right against exploitation
  2. Right to Constitutional Remedies
  3. Right to property
  4. Cultural and educational rights

33. Which one of the following deals with the Women's Reservation Bill that seeks to provide for one-third reservation of seats for women in Parliament and State Assemblies?

  1. 98th Amendment of the Constitution
  2. 100th Amendment of the Constitution
  3. 105th Amendment of the Constitution
  4. 108th Amendment of the Constitution

34. Mushrooms are actually

  1. Algae
  2. Fungi
  3. Lichens
  4. Parasitic moss plants

35. Which of the following is/are produced as a result of photosynthesis in green plants in addition to carbohydrate?

  1. Carbon dioxide only
  2. Oxygen only
  3. Water and Carbon dioxide
  4. Water and Oxygen

36. All enzymes are actually

  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Proteins
  3. Fatty acids
  4. Sterols

37. In which one of the following is extra blood stored and is released when shortage occurs?

  1. Adrenal gland
  2. Pancreas
  3. Spleen
  4. Thyroid gland

38. Which one of the following is essential for preventing dental caries?

  1. Flourine
  2. Iodine
  3. Iron
  4. Zinc

39. Which one of the following diseases is caused by a protozoan?

  1. Cholera
  2. Malaria
  3. Tuberculosis
  4. Typhoid

40. Which one among the following minerals is essential for the transmission of nerve impulses in the nerve fibres of human body?

  1. Calcium
  2. Cobalt
  3. Iodine
  4. Sodium

41. From the evolutionary point of view, which one among the following animals is most primitive?

  1. Leech
  2. Octopus
  3. Snail
  4. Spider

42. Silk is the product of and secreted by

  1. Salivary glands of larval silk moth
  2. Salivary glands of adult silk moth
  3. Secretion from the whole body of adults and pupae of silk moth
  4. Excretion from the whole body of adults and pupae of silk moth

43. Which of the following disease is not transmitted by Aedes aegypti?

  1. Chikungunya
  2. Dengue
  3. Chicken-pox
  4. Yellow fever

44. In which of the following places was Asia's first Export Processing Zone set up?

  1. Cochin
  2. Kandla
  3. Noida
  4. Visakhapatnam

45. "Uruguay Round" is mentioned in the context of the establishment of which one of the following?

  1. World Bank
  2. IMF
  3. World Economic Forum
  4. WTO

46. As per the Constitution of India, the Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) of a State consists of not more than 500 and not less than 60 members, but which one of the following States has 32 members?

  1. Delhi
  2. Goa
  3. Puducherry
  4. Sikkim

47. In the Union Government, the Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the

  1. Prime Minister of India
  2. Lok Sabha
  3. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
  4. Union Cabinet

48. Which one of the following is the national animal of India?

  1. Elephant
  2. Lion
  3. Rhinoceros
  4. Tiger