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Group 2 Prelims TNPSC Question Paper - 12th August 2012


31. 

Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) Thar 1) Africa
b) Atacama 2) China
c) Sahel 3) Chile
d) Gobi 4) India

Answer : C. 4 3 1 2

32. 

Consider the following statements:
I. Mercury has the fastest orbital motion
II. Mars requires 687 days to complete one revolution
III. Saturn is the fifth planet from the Sun.
Which of the statement(s) is/are correct?

Answer : B. I and II

33. 

In Tamil Nadu hill rocks are called by different names in different areas.
Match hill rocks areas in List I with their different names in List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) Vellore 1) Kolli hills
b) Namakkal 2) Kalvarayan
c) Villupuram 3) Gingee hills
d) Tiruvannamalai 4) Elagiri hills

Answer : C. 4 1 2 3

34. 

Which of the statement(s) is/are correct?
I. In India, the winds that blow from north get deflected and come from the north west. These winds are known as the 'retreating monsoon'.
II. In India, the winds that blow from the north get deflected and come from the north east. These winds are known as the 'retreating monsoon'.
Of these

Answer : B. II only

35. 

Consider the following statements:
I. Himachal lies between Himadri and Siwalik ranges.
II. Passes are the natural gaps across the mountains. Which of the statement(s) is/are correct?

Answer : C. Both I & II

36. 

Match List I with List II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:

List I List II
a) Australia 1) Horses
b) South Africa 2) Bisons
c) Eurasia 3) Kangaroos
d) North America 4) Zebras

Answer : C. 3 4 1 2

37. 

The harmonic mean and geometric mean of two values are 6.4 and 8 respectively. The values are

Answer : C. 4 and 16

38. 

If the sum of 3 consecutive integers is 540. the integers are

Answer : D. 179, 180, 181

39. 

From the group of 5 men and 5 women, two persons are chosen at random. The probability that one of them is man and the other woman is

Answer : C. 5/9

40. 

A box contains 4 red, 5 blue, and 6 green balls of identical size. Two balls are drawn at random. The probability that one is blue and the other is green is

Answer : B. 5 x 6 x 2
                   15 x 14



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