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CSAT IAS 2013

Exam NameCSAT IAS 2013
DescriptionUnion Public Service Commission
IAS Preliminary
Exam TypePUBLIC
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Question: Priority Sector Lending by banks in India
constitutes the lending to


Answer:All of the above


Question: Priority Sector Lending by banks in India
constitutes the lending to


Answer:All of the above


Question: Which one among the following industries is
the maximum consumer of water in India?


Answer:Thermal power


Question: To obtain full benefits of demographic
dividend, what should India do?


Answer:Promoting skill development


Question: In the context of cultural history of India, a
pose in dance and dramatics called
‘Tribhanga’ has been a favourite of Indian
artists from ancient times till today.Which one
of the following statements best describes this
pose?


Answer:One leg is bent and the body is slightly but
oppositely curved at waist and neck


Question: Annie Besant was
1. Responsible for starting the Home Rule
Movement
2. The founder of the Theosophical Society
3. Once the President of the Indian National
Congress
Select the correct statement / statements using
the codes given below.


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: The Ilbert Bill controversy was related to the

Answer:removal of disqualifications imposed on the
Indian magistrates with regard to the trial of the
Europeans


Question: A rise in general level of prices may be
caused by
1. an increase in the money supply
2. a decrease in the aggregate level of output
3. an increase in the effective demand
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: Which one of the following groups of items is
included in India’s foreign exchange
reserves?


Answer:Foreign – currency assets, gold holdings of the
RBI and SDRs


Question: Supply of money remaining the same when
there is an increase in demand for money, there
will be


Answer:an increase in the rate of interest


Question: Fruits stored in a cold chamber exhibit
longer storage life because


Answer:Rate of respiration is decreased


Question: Consider the following fauna of India:
1. Gharial
2. Leatherback turtle
3. Swamp deer
Which of the above is/are endangered?


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: Ball bearings are used in bicycles, cars, etc.,
because


Answer:the effective area of contact between the wheel and axle is reduced


Question: Consider the following phenomena:
1. Size of the sun at dusk
2. Colour of the sun at dawn
3. Moon being visible at dawn
4. Twinkle of stars in the sky
5. Polestar being visible in the sky
Which of the above are optical illusions?


Answer:1, 2 and 4


Question: Rainbow is produced when sunlight falls on
drops of rain.Which of the following physical
phenomena are responsible for this?
1. Dispersion
2. Refraction
3. Internal reflection
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: Many transplanted seedling do not grow
because


Answer:most of the root hair are lost during
transplantation


Question: Economic growth in country X will
necessarily have to occur if


Answer:there is capital formation in X


Question: Which of the following statements is/are
correct
Viruses lack enzymes necessary for the
generation of energy
2. Viruses can be cultured in any synthetic
medium
3. Viruses are transmitted from one organism to
another by biological vectors only.
Select the correct answer using the code given
below codes


Answer:1only


Question: Which of the following leaf modification
occurs/occur in desert areas to inhibit water
loss?
1. Hard and waxy leaves
2. Tiny leaves or no leaves
3. Thorns instead of leaves
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: The known forces of nature can be divided
into four classes, viz., gravity,
electromagnetism, weak nuclear force and
strong nuclear force. With reference to them,
which one of the following statements is not
correct?


Answer:Gravity is the strongest of the four