UPSC IAS Preliminary CSAT for Today Monday, 03 August 2020



  Total Questions : 30
  Total Duration : 720 Seconds.

Question 1: What is the instrument used to measure rainfall?

    A. rain-cylinder
    B. rain-scale
    C. rain-gauge
    D. rain-tube

Question 2: Most of the Earthquakes hit areas covering what range?

    A. 40k km
    B. 30k km
    C. 20k km
    D. 10k km

Question 3: How much rainfall does the Himalayan range receive, on an average?

    A. 200 cm
    B. 50 cm
    C. 150 cm
    D. 400 cm

Question 4: The Aryan race was rising in which centiry?

    A. 16
    B. 17
    C. 19
    D. 20

Question 5: Which river was covered on the west of Magadha?

    A. Yamuna
    B. Son
    C. Ravi
    D. Satluj

Question 6: What is the meaning of the word Kama?

    A. devotion
    B. tolerance
    C. emotional connection
    D. love

Question 7: "Ram Rahim ek hai, nam dhara hai do" who preached during the Sultanate?

    A. Sri Chaitanya
    B. Kabir
    C. Nanak
    D. Dadu

Question 8: UPA stands for

    A. United Peoples` Alliance
    B. United Progressive Alliance
    C. United Promoters` Alliance
    D. United Painters` Alliance

Question 9: Name the international financial institution which controls the exchange value of currencies of different countries

    A. Federal Reserve system of USA
    B. International Bank for reconstruction and development
    C. IMF (International Monetary Fun
    D. None of the above

Question 10: What causes the curtail of the use of currency?

    A. Hypoinflation
    B. Hyperinflation
    C. Semi-inflation
    D. Quarter-inflation

Question 11: Indian economy is a member of which community?

    A. ABICS
    B. ECSI
    C. PPPEI
    D. BRICS

Question 12: How many Deputy Governors are there in RBI?

    A. 2
    B. 3
    C. 4
    D. 5

Question 13: The fast moving alfa particle are..

    A. hydrogen atoms
    B. Protons
    C. Helium nuclei
    D. Electrons

Question 14: Which gas among these dissolves in water?

    A. carbon dioxide
    B. carbon monoxide
    C. nitrogen
    D. neon

Question 15: Which are weak bonds?

    A. covalent
    B. polar covalent
    C. ionic
    D. dipole-dipole

Question 16: What among these is a function of transpiration?

    A. extreme loss of water
    B. growth of roots
    C. absorption of light
    D. osmotic pressure

Question 17: In which year was the NEPA introduced?

    A. 1969
    B. 1996
    C. 1967
    D. 1976

Question 18: Which is the process by which sugras are formed from carbon dioxide?

    A. photosynthesis
    B. carbonolysis
    C. carbon fixation
    D. carbonoreaction

Question 19: Under which article was CAG established?

    A. 123
    B. 148
    C. 164
    D. 147

Question 20: What is the maximum amount of members that can be there in a LA?

    A. 500
    B. 400
    C. 300
    D. 200

Question 21: State Legislature is formed in which governing system?

    A. democratic
    B. republic
    C. sovereign
    D. federal

Question 22: Alas! She wont be coming today.

    A. Asserive
    B. Interrogative
    C. Exclamatory
    D. Negative

Question 23: Nose

    A. Nosy
    B. Nosely
    C. Nasal
    D. Noselike

Question 24: not in voice

    A. Had a cough
    B. Sang well
    C. To sing well
    D. Sensible

Question 25: 12 men can finish a work in 6 days. 10 men and 21 women can finish the same work in 3 days. How many days will 12 women alone take to complete the work?

    A. 8
    B. 9
    C. 10
    D. 11

Question 26: A, B and C have to read a document of seventy eight pages and make a presentation the next day. They realize that the article is difficult to understand and they would require team work to finish the assignment. A can read a page in two minutes, B in 3 minutes and C in 4 minutes. If they divide the article into 3 parts so that all three of them spend an equal amount of time on the article, the number of pages B should read is

    A. 24
    B. 18
    C. 27
    D. 36

Question 27: in which of the following case Ohm’s law is obeyed

    A. a semi conductor
    B. a metallic conductor
    C. an electron tube
    D. in all of the above

Question 28: when do we hear echo

    A. if the interval between the original sound and the reflected sound is more than1/10s
    B. if the interval between the original sound and the reflected sound is less than 1/10s
    C. if the interval between the original sound and the reflected sound is less than 1/120s
    D. if the interval between the original sound and the reflected sound is 1/120s

Question 29: Here are six sentences. Choose the correct option in which the set of three sentences are logically related.
All lions are elephants. No pig is a tiger. Some elephants are not pigs. Some lions are not pigs. Some pigs are elephants. Some lions are tigers.

    A. fbd
    B. dca
    C. fde
    D. Both A and B

Question 30: What is BAD if they are replaced by their corresponding numbers in the number series 1,3,5,9… and so on?

    A. 317
    B. 315
    C. 319
    D. 313

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