UP PCS Main 2013 -II

Exam NameUP PCS Main 2013 -II
DescriptionUP PCS Main 2013 General Studies II Paper

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Question: Recently a chemical weapon was used in the civil war of Syria. What is that Chemical Agent ?

Answer:Sarin gas

Question: In the sale of diamonds the unit of weight is carat. One carat is equal to:

Answer:200 mg

Question: The Earth travels on its orbit at a speed of approx. 4400 kms. per hour. Why do we not feel this high speed ?

Answer:The gravity of the Earth constantly pulls us towards the Earth's centre.

Question: Which one of the following is an indigenously built light combat aircraft ?


Question: Which of the following chemical is used in artificial rain ?

Answer:Silver iodide

Question: Consider the following statement and conclusions which can be drawn from it. Choose the correct conclusion.
Statement: In starting a loaded cart, one has to push harder than to keep it moving:

Answer:There is less friction once the cart starts moving.

Question: The gas, used in the manufacture of Vanaspati Ghee from Vanaspati Oil, is :


Question: Satellite is kept moving in its orbit around the Earth: it is due to:

Answer:Centripetal force

Question: Consider the following assertion and reason and select the correct answer from the code given below:
Assertion (A): Ozone kills micro-organism in water
Reason (R): Ozone is not radioactive.

Answer:Both (A)and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

Question: Match List -I with List -II and select the correct answer from the code given below: LIST- I; A Freon B. Tetra-ethyl-lead C. Benzene hexa Chloride D. Carbon Tetra chloride LIST- II; 1. Anti Knocking agent 2. Refrigerant 3.Fire extinguisher 4. Insecticide.

Answer:A2 B1 C4 D3

Question: Waves used for telecommunication are:


Question: An object is placed between two parallel plane mirrors. The number of images formed is:


Question: In SONAR, we use:

Answer:Ultra-sonic waves

Question: The powder used for developing finger prints on a multi-coloured surface is:

Answer:fluorescent power

Question: Consider the following Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and choose your answer from given Code. Assertion (A): The upper surface of the wings of an aeroplane is made convex and the lower surface is made concave. REASON (R): The air current at the top has less velocity and thus less pressure at the bottom than at the top.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

Question: The main constituents of liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) are:

Answer:Ethane, Propane and Butane

Question: For the myopic eye, the defect is cured by:

Answer:Concave lens

Question: An Astronaut cannot hear his companion at the surface of the moon because:

Answer:There is no medium for sound propagation.

Question: The red colour of the Sun at sunset and sun-rise is due to:

Answer:refraction of light

Question: The image formed by an astronomical telescope is: