Friday, January 21, 2011

Online Free preparation material for IAF Airman jobs

Online Free preparation material for IAF Airman jobs
1. As per 1991 census reports, which of the following is not true?
(a) The country’s population was enumerated at 844 million.
(b) India and China together account for more than 1/3rd of the world’s population.
(c) There is a deterioration in the number of females per thousand males
(d) Average annual population growth rate is 2.35 percent
(e) None of these.
Ans. (d)

2. The area declared as a ‘Biosphere Reserve’ is
(a) Nilgiris
(b) Gulf of Mannar
(c) Nokrek
(d) Manas
Ans. (a)

3. Which state has proportionately the largest area covered by forests?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Nagaland
Ans. (c)

4. Which of the following statements regarding the natural vegetation of India are true?
1. The high rainfall areas have dense tropical forests.
2. The moderate rainfall areas have monsoon forests.
3. The low rainfall areas have temperate grasslands.
(a) l, 2, 3
(b) l and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3
Ans. (a)

5. The tropical ever forest in India is found in
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Jammu & Kashmir
Ans. (b)

6. Canal irrigation is largely practised in
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu
Ans. (c)

7. The Himalayas are formed by
(a) orogenic forces
(b) centrifugal forces
(c) tectonic forces
(d) epirogenic forces
Ans. (c)

8. The Indian Wild Ass, largely confined to the Rann of Kutch, is fast becoming an endangered species because of
(a) insufficient vegetation
(b) large scale domestication
(c) excessive depredation
(d) poaching
Ans. (a)

9. The dense vegetation in Rajasthan is found in
(a) the Chambal valley
(b) Central Rajasthan
(c) along the Indira Gandhi canal
(d) Aravalli ranges
Ans. (d)

10. The most important fisheries in India are
(a) off-shore
(b) natural inland
(c) deep sea
(d) cultural inland
Ans. (a)

11. Indian forests with conifers are largely distributed in the state of
(a) Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, UP.
(b) M.P., Maharashtra, Kerala
(c) Assam, West Bengal, Gujarat
(d) Tripura, Orissa, Tamil Nadu
Ans. (a)

12. Which of the following river groups flows into the Bay of Bengal?
(a) Narmada, Ganga, Bhramaputra
(b) Krishna, Godavari, Tapti
(c) Ganga, Yamuna, Ravi
(d) Godavari, Bhramaputra, Ganga
(e) Kaveri, Krishna, Narmada
Ans. (d)

13. India’s first launch vehicle SLV-3 was launched from SHAR centre at
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Car Nicobar
(c) Sriharikota
(d) None of these
Ans. (c)

14. The Korba, the Super Thermal Power Station, which has become the largest in the country, is located in
(a) Goa
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Orissa
(d) Maharashtra
Ans. (b)

15. Among the marine fishes of Bombay, one of the common variety is
(a) Mackerel
(b) Sardine
(c) Catfish
(d) Soles
Ans. (a)

16. To which of the following types does the natural vegetation in the Western Ghats belong?
(a) Deciduous
(b) Alpine
(c) Evergreen
(d) Mangrove
(e) None of these
Ans. (c)

17. The state of Madhya Pradesh has common borders with
(a) 5 states
(b) 6 states
(c) 7 states
(d) 8 states
Ans. (d)

18 The only state in India to have a common border with the state of Sikkim is
(a) Assam
(b) Bihar
(c) West Bengal
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans. (c)

19. Indira Gandhi Canal originates from
(a) Gandhi Sagar Dam
(b) Hirakud Dam
(c) Harike barrage
(d) Bhakra Dam
Ans. (c)

20. Which of the following is correctly matched?
(a) Kolhapur : Maharashtra
(b) Shimoga : Kerala
(c) Allepey : Karnataka
(d) Murshidabad : Gujarat
Ans. (a)

21. In the Deccan peninsula, the natural vegetation is mainly controlled by
(a) altitude.
(b) soil conditions
(c) rainfall
(d) irrigation
Ans. (c)

22. Marble is mainly found in
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
Ans. (d)

23. Which one of the following was earlier known as the Lushai Hills District?
(a) Meghalaya
(b) Tripura
(c) Nagaland
(d) Mizoram
Ans. (d)

24. Which of the following is the largest district of Rajasthan?
(a) Jaipur
(b) Bikaner
(c) Jodhpur
(d) Jaisalmer
Ans. (d)

25. Which of the following states has the maximum urban population?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) West Bengal
Ans. (a)

26. Which of the following is correctly matched?
(a) Nasik : Gujarat
(b) Ernakulam : Andhra Pradesh
(c) Bolangir : Orissa
(d) Mandya : Rajasthan
Ans. (c)

27. India’s feeder airline is known as
(a) l. A
(b) Vayudoot
(c) Air Asiatic
(d) U.B. Air
Ans. (b)

28. In Rajasthan, rich deposits of marble mostly occur in the district of
(a) Ajmer
(b) Kota
(c) Nagaur
(d) Bikaner
Ans. (c)

29. The Terai areas of North India have over- abundance of surface water because of
(a) the heavy rains throughout the year
(b) abundance of natural springs
(c) rivers with flat valleys spread water over large areas
(d) large scale seepage of water from Bhabars in north
Ans. (b)

30. I. R. S - l B is
(a) a research station set up by India in Antarctica
(b) an Indian space station in Bangalore
(c) an Indian remote sensing satellite
(d) None of these
Ans. (c)

31. Obra, where a large thermal power station has been built, is in
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Bihar
Ans. (c)

32. Which of the following mountain ranges is spread over only one state in India?
(a) Sahyadri
(b) Ajanta
(c) Satpura
(d) Aravalli
Ans. (b)

33. River Chambal flows through
(a) U.P., Rajasthan and Gujarat
(b) U.R, M.P. and Bihar
(c) U.P., M.P. and Rajasthan
(d) Maharashtra, UP. and Gujarat
Ans. (c)

34. Which of the following best describes Vikram Immarsat?
(a) India’s first indigenously built satellite
(b) India’s newly acquired RADAR system
(c) India’s first Inter Continental Ballistic Missile
(d) India’s first satellite mobile communication land-earth station
Ans. (d)

35. India’s first Ladies Special’ suburban train was started by which of the following zones of Indian Railways?
(a) Northern
(b) Central
(c) Western
(d) Southern
(e) Eastern
Ans. (c)

36. The most advanced launch vehicle in India incorporating cryo-engine technology is going to be
(a) SLV
(b) ASLY
(c) GSLV
(d) PSLV
Ans. (c)

37. The Narmada originates in
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat
(c) Rajasthan
(d Madhya Pradesh
(e) Karnataka
Ans. (d)

38. The Them dam is built on
(a) Sutlej
(b) Chenab
(c) Jhelum
(d) Ravi
Ans. (d)

39. Consider the following two statements:
1. Development of the Luni river in western Rajasthan is aided by the German Development Bank.
2. Some water supply projects in Kerala are assisted by the Dutch Government.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 2
(d) None
Ans. (c)

40. Given below is a list of ports of the western coast of India:
1. Marmugao
2. Ratnagiri
3. Quilon
4. Okha
Which of the following represents them in their logical order from north to south?
(a) l, 4, 2, 3
(b) 2, 4, 3, 1
(c) 3, 1, 4, 2
(d) 4, 2, 1, 3
Ans. (d)

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