get the app get the app       get the app       get the app

CSAT IAS 2013

Exam NameCSAT IAS 2013
DescriptionUnion Public Service Commission
IAS Preliminary
Exam TypePUBLIC
Authenticity10001
creatorAnirudh(39284)

Back to Parent Category
Create Question   Practise  
.
Question: The Chinese traveler Yuan Chwang (Hiuen
Tsang) who visited India recorded the general
conditions and culture of India at that time. In
this context, which of the following Statements
is/are correct?
1. The roads and river-routes were completely
immune from robbery.
2. As regards punishment for offences, ordeals by
fire, water and poison were the instruments for
determining the innocence or guilt of a person.
3. The tradesmen had to pay duties at ferries and
barrier stations.
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below.


Answer:2 and 3 only


Question: Consider the following:
1. Star tortoise
2. Monitor lizard
3. Pygmy hog
4. Spider monkey
Which of the above are naturally found in
India?


Answer:1, 2 and 3 only


Question: 83.Which of the following can be found as
pollutants in the drinking water in some parts
of India?
1. Arsenic
2. Sorbitol
3. Fluoride
4. Formaldehyde
5. Uranium
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below.


Answer:1,3 and 5 only


Question: With reference to Indian History, the
Members of the Constituent Assembly from the
Provinces were


Answer:Elected by the Provincial Legislative
Assemblies


Question: Consider the following Animals
1. Sea cow
2. Sea horse
3. Sea lion
Which of the above is / are mammal/mammals?


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: Consider the following Statements:
1. An amendment to the Constitution of India can
be initiated by an introduction of a bill in the Lok
Sabha only
2. If such an amendment seeks to make changes in
the federal character of the Constitution, the
amendment also requires to be ratified by the
legislature of all the States of India
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct?


Answer:Neither 1 nor 2


Question: Consider the following Statements:
Attorney General of India can
1. take part in the proceedings of the Lok Sabha
2. be a member of a committee of the Lok Sabha
3. speak in the Lok Sabha
4. vote in the Lok Sabha
Which of the statements given above is / are
correct?


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: With Reference to the usefulness of the byproducts
of sugar industry, which of the
following statements is/are correct?
1. Begasse can be used as biomass fuel for the
generation of energy
2. Molasses can be used as one of the feedstocks
for the production of synthetic chemical
fertilizers.
3. Molasses can be used for the production of
ethanol.
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: Variations in the length of daytime and
nighttime from season to season are due to


Answer:Revolution of the earth on a tilted axis


Question: The Narmada river flows to the west, while
most other large peninsular rivers flow to the
east.Why?
1. It occupies a linear rift valley.
2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the
Satpuras.
3. The land slopes to the west from Central India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given
below


Answer:only 2


Question: On the planet earth, most of the freshwater
exists as ice caps and glaciers. Out of the
remaining freshwater, the largest proportion


Answer:exists as groundwater


Question: Consider the following pairs :
1. Nokrek Bio- sphere Reserve : Garo Hills
2. Logtak (Loktak) Lake : Barail Range
3. Namdapha National Park : Dafla Hills
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly
matched?


Answer:1 only


Question: Consider the following :
1. Electromagnetic radiation
2. Geothermal energy
3. Gravitational force
4. Plate movements
5. Rotation of the earth
6. Revolution of the earth
Which of the above are responsible for
bringing dynamic changes on the surface of the
earth?


Answer:1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6


Question: Which of the following bodies does not/do
not find mention in the Constitution?
1. National Development Council
2. Planning Commission
3. Zonal Councils
Select the correct answer using the code given
below:


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: The demand for the Tebhaga Peasant
Movement in Bengal was for


Answer:the reduction of the share of the landlords from
one-half of the crop to one-third


Question: The Parliament can make any law for
whole or any part of India for implementing
international treaties


Answer:without the consent of any State


Question: In the grasslands, trees do not replace the
grasses as a part of an ecological succession because of


Answer:Water limits and fire


Question: Which of the following is the correct
sequence of ecosystems in the order of
decreasing productivity?


Answer:Mangroves, grasslands, lakes, oceans


Question: Contour bunding is a method of soil
conservation used in


Answer:None of the above


Question: The Government enacted the Panchayat
Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act in
1996.Which one of the following is not
identified as its objective?


Answer:To create autonomous regions in tribal areas