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Engineering Services Exam Solved Question Paper 2014

  • Question 1 :
  • The Parliament of India consists of :

  • AThe President, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
  • BThe President, the Vice President, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
  • CThe Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha only
  • DThe Union Cabinet, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
  • Question 2 :
  • The Government of India Act, 1935 provided for :

  • Adyarchy (diarchy) in the provinces and dyarchy (diarchy) at the Centre
  • Bautonomy to the provinces and dyarchy (diarchy) at the Centre
  • Cabolition of the system of dyarchy (diarchy)
  • Dautonomy at the Centre as well as in the provinces
  • Question 5 :
  • Which one of the following is an appropriate description of mangrove plants?

  • ALarge wood-yielding trees of the tropical forests
  • BPlants in marshy areas with breathing roots
  • CSucculent plants that can thrive in arid/desert areas
  • Dvast grassland areas interspersed with deciduous trees and thorny bushes
  • Explanation:

    Oxygen in marshy areas is limited and hence roots take oxygen from atmosphere.

  • Question 10 :
  • Which one of the following statements is correct?

  • AIn India, the same person cannot be appointed as Governor for two or more States at the same time
  • BThe Judges of the High Court of the States in India are appointed by the Governor of the State just as the judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President
  • CNo procedure has been laid down in the Constitution of India for the removal of a Governor from his post
  • DIn the case of a Union Territory having a legislative set up, the Chief Minister is appointed by the Lt. Governor
  • Question 13 :
  • When solar radiation impinges on a snow surface, then :

  • Amost of the radiation is absorbed and a little portion is reflected
  • Btransmitted through snow and into ground
  • Cmost of the radiation is reflected and a little portion is absorbed
  • Devenly absorbed and reflected
  • Question 15 :
  • Concept of "Zero Hour" in Indian parliamentary process means

  • Aintervening time between two different items on the agenda
  • Btime between the Question Hour and the next item on the agenda
  • Ctime immediately after the Question Hour which is extended for more number of question-answer sessions at the discretion of the Speaker
  • DNone of the above statements is correct in this context
  • Question 18 :
  • International Development Association is a/an

  • Avoluntary association of developing countries
  • Baffiliate of World Bank
  • Cfederation of international lending agencies
  • Dorganization of donor countries of European Union
  • Question 30 :
  • An ecosystem comprises :

  • Aonly trees, shrubs and herbs in an area
  • Bonly animals in an area
  • Call plants and animals in an area
  • Dall living and non-living things in an area
  • Question 44 :
  • The Bering strait separates :

  • AFrance and United Kingdom
  • BIndonesia and Malaysia
  • CIndia and Sri Lanka
  • DU.S.A. and Russian Federation