Upsc ias preliminary csat for Today Friday, 07 August 2020



  Total Questions : 30
  Total Duration : 720 Seconds.

Question 1: Which physical feature is a meteorological barrier for India?

    A. The Ganges delta
    B. The Deccan Plateau
    C. The Himalayan Range
    D. The Western Coasts

Question 2: Which among these is not a factor that affects the availability of raw materials for a manufacturing industry?

    A. Labour
    B. Capital
    C. Goods
    D. Market

Question 3: Which rivers, among these, are a part of the delta of Mangrove forests?

    A. Tapi
    B. Yamuna
    C. Saraswati
    D. Ganga

Question 4: Pala Empire was ended and dethroned by which dynasty?

    A. Hindu Sena dynasty
    B. Mughal dynasty
    C. Mauryan dynasty
    D. Chola dynasty

Question 5: In which year was Oudh annexed by the East India Company?

    A. 1854
    B. 1855
    C. 1856
    D. 1857

Question 6: In which year the Mohenjodaro was discovered?

    A. 1970
    B. 1971
    C. 1972
    D. 1973

Question 7: The 65th National Football Championship (Santosh Trophy 2011) was won by

    A. Bangal
    B. Punjab
    C. Manipur
    D. Goa

Question 8: 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 9: The UN Global Counter Terrorism Strategy was adopted by

    A. Security Council
    B. General Assembly
    C. Economic and Social Council
    D. International Labour Organisation

Question 10: Who is the ex-officio Chairperson of Planning Commission?

    A. Prime Minister
    B. President
    C. Governor
    D. Deputy Governor

Question 11: Tax is from a word of which origin?

    A. French
    B. Russian
    C. Latin
    D. Greek

Question 12: Supply and Demand are a part of which theory?

    A. price discrimination
    B. capitalism
    C. currency determination
    D. microeconomics

Question 13: Who established the relationship between photographic plates and phosphorescence?

    A. Marie Currie
    B. William Rontgen
    C. Henry Bequerrel
    D. Robertson Baren

Question 14: How many molecules are there in water?

    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4

Question 15: The basic property changes the colour of litmus paper from

    A. red:blue
    B. blue:red
    C. pink:colourless
    D. colourless:pink

Question 16: Vascular is derived from a word of which origin?

    A. French
    B. Greek
    C. English
    D. Latin

Question 17: Who coined the term "chromatin"?

    A. Gregor Mendel
    B. Walhther Flemming
    C. Walther Sutton
    D. Theodor Boveri

Question 18: Locomotion methods have been shaped by which process?

    A. evolution
    B. reproduction
    C. inherritance
    D. natural selection

Question 19: Who is termed as "The First Citizen" of India?

    A. Prime Minister
    B. Supreme Court Judge
    C. President
    D. Governor

Question 20: What does WIPO stand for?

    A. Western International Public Organisation
    B. World Intellectual Property Organisation
    C. Western Indian Private Organisation
    D. World Ideal Profit Output

Question 21: Who designed the Indian Constitution?

    A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
    B. Jawaharlal Nehru
    C. Dr. BR Ambedkar
    D. Mahatma Gandhi

Question 22: Mumbai is the business capital of India.

    A. Common Noun
    B. Proper Noun
    C. Collective Noun
    D. Abstract Noun

Question 23: She was sick.; I went to see her

    A. because
    B. and
    C. since
    D. therefore

Question 24: He lost his pen.

    A. Didnt he lose his pen?
    B. Did he lose his pen?
    C. He lost his pen, didnt he?
    D. Did he just not lose his pen?

Question 25: The price of an item including tax is Rs.2376. The tax levied on it is 8% and the shopkeeper has made a profit of 10%. Find its CP.

    A. Rs.2200
    B. Rs.2160
    C. Rs.1967
    D. Rs.2000

Question 26: If x = (16³ + 17³ + 18³ + 19³), then x divided by 70 leaves a remainder of

    B. 1
    C. 69
    D. 35

Question 27: What is the meaning of the word "lever"?

    A. light
    B. heavy
    C. dark
    D. hollow

Question 28: What is the first law of Newton known as?

    A. law of motion
    B. law of rest
    C. law of inertia
    D. law of momentum

Question 29: A man travels12 km towards the East, then he turns north and travels 8 km. Finally he travels 6 km towards west. How far is he from the starting point and which direction is he facing?

    A. 10 km NE
    B. 10 km NW
    C. 18 km NW
    D. 24 km NE

Question 30: 12 24 ? 48

    A. 28
    B. 30
    C. 32
    D. 36

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