UPSC IAS Preliminary CSAT for Today Tuesday, 23 July 2019



  Total Questions : 30
  Total Duration : 720 Seconds.

Question 1: Which type of rock is the hardest rock in the earths surface?

    A. Sedimentary
    B. Metamorphic
    C. Igneous
    D. Volcanic

Question 2: Diamond is a jewel but is formed from a mineral. From which rock can we derive the mineral required to make diamond?

    A. Igneous
    B. Sedimentary
    C. Metamorphic
    D. Coal

Question 3: Earthquake generates

    A. magnetic field
    B. seismic waves
    C. electromagnetic field
    D. transverse waves

Question 4: Who started the Bhakti movement?

    A. Shandilya
    B. Narada
    C. Layaras
    D. Nayanars

Question 5: Which was the first capital of Magadha?

    A. Rajgir
    B. Deogarh
    C. Pataliputra
    D. Licchavi

Question 6: Kohinoor diamond was incurred in which loot?

    A. Walasin
    B. Drain Theory
    C. Malinghar
    D. Warangal

Question 7: Who founded "National Mela" ?

    A. Rajnarayan Bose
    B. Naba Gopal Mitra
    C. Jyotirindra Nath Tagore
    D. Akshay Kumar Dutta

Question 8: The Indian Grandmaster who won the Commonwealth Chess Championship in 2013 is

    A. Magnus Carlsen
    B. Abhijeet Gupta
    C. Vishwanathan Anand
    D. Koneru Humpy

Question 9: Santosh Trophy Footabll Tournament 2006 was won by

    A. West Bengal
    B. Goa
    C. Manipur
    D. Punjab

Question 10: What is the projected maximum indicator for MYSI upto 2025?

    A. 12
    B. 13
    C. 14
    D. 15

Question 11: Where was the Indian Skills report launchd?

    A. third FYP
    B. 3rd CII National Conference
    C. election
    D. during the making of constitution

Question 12: A vigorous monetary economy was created in which century?

    A. 6 to 8
    B. 7 to 12
    C. 5 to 9
    D. 4 to 7

Question 13: How many molecules are there in water?

    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4

Question 14: What is beta decay?

    A. Transformation of neutron to electron
    B. Transformation of neutron to a proton or vice versa
    C. Transformation of neutron to proton
    D. Transformation of proton to electron

Question 15: What percent of water is present in seas and oceans?

    A. 95
    B. 96.5
    C. 97
    D. 96

Question 16: What does IUCN stand for?

    A. International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
    B. Indian Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
    C. International Union for the Completion of Natural Resources
    D. Indian Union for the Conservation of Natural Resources

Question 17: ACTH is secreted by which gland?

    A. Anterior pituitary
    B. posterior pituitary
    C. Thyroid
    D. Pancreas

Question 18: Shapes of bacteria is determined by?

    A. cytoskeleton
    B. ER
    C. golgi complex
    D. cell membrane

Question 19: In which year was the Election Commission Amendment Act enacted?

    A. 1990
    B. 1992
    C. 1993
    D. 1996

Question 20: Which among these exams is not conducted by the UPSC?

    A. MBA
    B. IFS
    C. CSE
    D. IAS

Question 21: According to which Article of Indian Constitution all the High Courts are bound to follow the rules of Supreme Court?

    A. Article No 130
    B. Article No 137
    C. Article No 140
    D. Article No 141

Question 22: The fictious name which is used by the poets or by the authors, is called

    A. Nickname
    B. Bookname
    C. Pseudonym
    D. Petname

Question 23: Rajat drew the image ___________.

    A. own
    B. him
    C. himself
    D. hisslf

Question 24: Moon

    A. Moonlit
    B. Lunar
    C. Moonlight
    D. Moonly

Question 25: "Solve for x 2x:25 = 6:(x/3)"

    A. 18
    B. 15
    C. 12
    D. 5

Question 26:

Ganesh lends an amount of Rs.15000 to Arun for 3 years and an amount of Rs.25000 to Varun for 2 years at the same interest rate. The total interest received by him is Rs.9500. Find the rate of interest.

    A. 7%
    B. 8%
    C. 9%
    D. 10%

Question 27: Which is the law of planetary motion called?

    A. Keplers Law
    B. NASA Law
    C. Fundamental Law
    D. Newtons Law

Question 28: which is an example of ferro-magnetic materials

    A. salts of transition elements
    B. rare earth elements
    C. transition metals
    D. Ferrites

Question 29: At 9:00 AM, the minute hand of a clock points towards North-East direction. In which direction does the hour hand point at 3:00 PM.

    A. North West
    B. South
    C. North East
    D. South East

Question 30: tell the relationship Pen is to poet as needle is to

    A. thread
    B. button
    C. sewing
    D. tailor

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