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CSAT IAS 2014

Exam NameCSAT IAS 2014
DescriptionCSAT 1ST PAPER PRELIMS
Exam TypePUBLIC
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creatorAnirudh(39259)

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Question: The Seasonal reversal of winds is the typical characteristic of

Answer:Monsoon climate


Question: Which of the following have coral reefs?
1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2. Gulf of Kachchh
3. Gulf of Mannar
4. Sunderbans
Select the correct answer using the code given below


Answer:1, 2 and 3 only


Question: With reference to the cultural history of India, the term 'Panchayatan' refers

Answer:a style of temple construction


Question: Consider the following rivers:
1. Barak
2. Lohit
3. Subansiri
Which of the above flows / flow through Arunachal Pradesh?


Answer:2 and 3 only


Question: Consider the following Pairs : Wetlands Confluence of rivers
1. Harike Wetlands : Confluence of Beas and Satluj/Sutlej
2. Keoladeo Ghana : Confluence of National Park Banas and Chambal
3. Kolleru Lake : Confluence of Musi and Krishna
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?


Answer:1 only


Question: Which one of the following pairs does not form part of the six systems of Indian
Philosophy?


Answer:Lokayata and Kapalika


Question: Consider the following Pairs : Hills Region
1. Cardamom Hills : Coromandel Coast
2. Kaimur Hills : Konkan Coast
3. Mahadeo Hills : Central India
4. Mikir Hills : North-East India
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched


Answer:3 and 4


Question: Which one of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India contains provisions
regarding anti-defection?


Answer:Tenth Schedule


Question: The most important strategy for the conservation of biodiversity together with traditional
human life is the establishment of


Answer:biosphere reserves


Question: Turkey is located between

Answer:Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea


Question: What is the correct sequence of occurrence of the following cities in South-East Asia as
one proceeds from south to north?
1. Bangkok
2. Hanoi
3. Jakarta
4. Singapore
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Answer:3 – 4 – 1 – 2


Question: The scientific view is that the increase in global temperature should not exceed 2Ã"šÃ‚°C
above pre-industrial level. If the global temperature increases beyond 3Ã"šÃ‚°C above the preindustrial
level, what can be its possible impact/impacts on the world?
1. Terrestrial biosphere tends toward a net carbon source
2. Widespread coral mortality will occur
3. All the global wetlands will permanently disappear.
4. Cultivation of cereals will not be possible anywhere in the world
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Answer:1 and 2 only


Question: The national motto of India, Satyameva Jayateââ"šÂ¬Ã¢"žÂ¢ inscribed below the Emblem of India is
taken from


Answer:Mundaka Upanishad


Question: In the constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is included in the

Answer:Directive Principles of State Policy


Question: What are the benefits of implementing the Integrated Watershed Development Programme?
1. Prevention of soil runoff
2. Linking the countryââ"šÂ¬Ã¢"žÂ¢s perennial rivers with seasonal rivers
3. Rainwater harvesting and recharge of groundwater table.
4. Regeneration of natural vegetation.
Select the correct answer using the code given below :


Answer:1, 3 and 4 only


Question: Which of the following are associated with `Planningââ"šÂ¬Ã¢"žÂ¢ in India?
1. The Finance Commission
2. The National Development Council
3. The Union Ministry of Rural Development
4. The Union Ministry of Urban Development.
5. The Parliament
Select the correct answer using the code given below


Answer:2 and 5 only


Question: Which of the following is/are the function/functions of the Cabinet Secretariat?
1. Preparation of agenda for Cabinet Meetings.
2. Secretarial assistance to Cabinet Committees
3. Allocation of financial resources to the Ministries.
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Answer:1 and 2 only


Question: Consider the following statements: A Constitutional Government is one which
1. places effective restrictions on individual liberty in the interest of State Authority
2. places effective restrictions on the Authority of the State in the interest of individual
liberty.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Answer:Both 1 and 2


Question: Which of the following are the discretionary powers given to the Governor of a State?
1. Sending a report to the President of India for imposing the Presidentââ"šÂ¬Ã¢"žÂ¢s rule.
2. Appointing the Ministers
3. Reserving certain bills passed by the State Legislature for consideration of the
President of India
4. Making the rules to conduct the business of the State Government.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: In medieval India, the designations `Mahattaraââ"šÂ¬Ã¢"žÂ¢ and `Pattakilaââ"šÂ¬Ã¢"žÂ¢ were used for

Answer:village headmen