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CSAT IAS 2013

Exam NameCSAT IAS 2013
DescriptionUnion Public Service Commission
IAS Preliminary
Exam TypePUBLIC
Authenticity10001
creatorAnirudh(39271)

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Question: Consider the following statements:
1. Inflation benefits the debtors.
2. Inflation benefits the bond-holders.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct ?


Answer:1 only


Question: Disguised unemployment generally means

Answer:marginal productivity of labour is zero


Question: Consider the following statements :
1. The Council of Ministers in the Centre shall be
collectively responsible to the Parliament.
2. The Union Ministers shall hold the office
during the pleasure of the President of India.
3. The Prime Minister shall communicate to the
President about the proposals for legislation.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct ?


Answer:2 and 3 only


Question: Consider the following statements :
1. National Development Council is an organ of
the Planning Commission.
2. The Economic and Social Planning is kept in
the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India.
3. The Constitution of India prescribes that
Panchayats should be assigned the task of
preparation of plans for economic development
and social justice.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct ?


Answer:2 and 3 only


Question: Consider the following statements :
1. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the
Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House.
2. While the nominated members of the two
Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in
the presidential election, they have the right to
vote in the election of the Vice President.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct ?


Answer:2 only


Question: With reference to National Legal Services
Authority, consider the following statements:
1. Its objective is to provide free and competent
legal services to the weaker sections of the society
on the basis of equal opportunity.
2. It issues guidelines for the State Legal Services
Authorities to implement the legal programmes
and schemes throughout the country
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct ?


Answer:Both 1 and 2


Question: During a thunderstorm, the thunder in the
skies is produced by the
1. meeting of cumulonimbus clouds in the sky.
2. lightning that separates the nimbus clouds.
3. violent upward movement of air and water
particles.
Select the correct answer using the code given
below.


Answer:None of the above produces the thunder


Question: Consider the following pairs :
Tribe State
1. Limboo (Limbu) : Sikkim
2. Karbi : Himachal Pradesh
3. Dongaria Kondh : Odisha
4. Bonda : Tamil Nadu
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched
?


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: Consider the following liquid assets :
1. Demand deposits with the banks
2. Time deposits with the banks
3. Savings deposits with the banks
4. Currency
The correct sequence of these assets in the
decreasing order of liquidity is


Answer:4-1-3-2


Question: In the context of Indian economy, ‘Open
Market Operations’ refers to


Answer:purchase and sale of government securities by
the RBI


Question: Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other
Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of
Forest Rights) Act, 2006, who shall be the
authority to initiate the process for
determining the nature and extent of individual
or community forest rights or both ?


Answer:Gram Sabha


Question: Improper handling and storage of cereal
grains and oilseeds result in the production of
toxins known as aflatoxins which are not
generally destroyed by normal cooking process.
Aflatoxins are produced by


Answer:moulds


Question: ‘Economic Justice’ as one of the objectives
of the Indian Constitution has been provided in


Answer:The Preamble and the Directive Principles of
State Policy


Question: Due to improper / indiscriminate disposal
of old and used computers or their parts, which
of the following are released into the
environment as e-waste ?
1. Beryllium
2. Cadmium
3. Chromium
4. Heptachlor
5. Mercury
6. Lead
7. Plutonimum
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below.


Answer:1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 only


Question: Acid rain is caused by the pollution of
environment by


Answer:nitrous oxide and sulphur dioxide


Question: With reference to food chains in
ecosystems, consider the following statements :
1. A food chain illustrates the order in which a
chain of organisms feed upon each other.
2. Food chains are found within the populations of
a species.
3. A food chain illustrates the numbers of each
organism which are eaten by others.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct ?


Answer:1 only


Question: Consider the following pairs :
National Park River flowing through
the Park
1. Corbett National Park : Ganga
2. Kaziranga National Park : Manas
3. Silent Valley National Park : Kaveri
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly
matched ?


Answer:None


Question: Consider the following organisms :
1. Agaricus
2. Nostoc
3. Spirogyra
Which of the above is/are used as
biofertilizer/biofertilizers ?


Answer:2 only


Question: Which of the following adds/add nitrogen to
the soil ?
1. Execretion of urea by animals
2. Burning of coal by man
3. Death of vegetation
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below.


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: In which of the following States is liontailed
macaque found in its natural habitat ?
1. Tamil Nadu
2. Kerala
3. Karnataka
4. Andhra Pradesh
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below: codes


Answer:1, 2 and 3 only