Upsc ias preliminary csat for Today Thursday, 09 April 2020



  Total Questions : 30
  Total Duration : 720 Seconds.

Question 1: Some left over dust particles did not form planets during the formation of Solar system. What are they called?

    A. comets
    B. stars
    C. asteroid belts
    D. satellites

Question 2: What is a river, that flows occassionally called?

    A. sleeping
    B. intermittent
    C. dominant
    D. recessive

Question 3: Earthquake is caused due to movements of?

    A. Continents
    B. Mountains
    C. Plateaus
    D. Plates

Question 4: Who helped Chandragupta Maurya to set up the Mauryan Empire?

    A. Bindusara
    B. Chanakya
    C. Kalidasa
    D. Peru

Question 5: Qadiri saints depended on which segment of the religion?

    A. non-violence
    B. liberation
    C. enlightenment
    D. orthodoxy

Question 6: In which year did Jalal-ud-din Khilji come to power?

    A. 1267
    B. 1278
    C. 1286
    D. 1290

Question 7: Gangubai Hangal belonged to------------- gharana.

    A. Agra
    B. Gwalior
    C. Mewati
    D. Kirana

Question 8: Name the Israeli Prime Minister who visited India during September, 2003.

    A. Yitzik Rabin
    B. Bengamin Mathu
    C. Ariel Sharon
    D. Dove Sergi

Question 9: BPL means:

    A. Below Proverty Line
    B. Behind Public Litigation
    C. Beyond Private Limits
    D. Barren Public Land

Question 10: What does FDI stand for?

    A. Foreign Development Index
    B. Foreign Direct Index
    C. Foreign Direct Investment
    D. Foreign Development Investment

Question 11: What does UNDP stand for?

    A. United Nations Development Programme
    B. United Nations Direct Price
    C. United Nations Department Institution
    D. United Nations Devaluation Price

Question 12: Who is the ex-officio Chairperson of Planning Commission?

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

Question 13: Mg + HCl = MgCl + which gas is produced?

    A. Oxygen
    B. Hydrogen
    C. Nitrogen
    D. Carbon dioxide

Question 14: Which among these is not a colligative property?

    A. boiling point
    B. freezing point
    C. melting point
    D. vapour pressure

Question 15: Which phenomenon limits the distance between atoms and nuclei?

    A. chemical waves
    B. electromagnetic waves
    C. catalytic waves
    D. matter waves

Question 16: What, among these, helps in opening a stomata?

    A. light
    B. water
    C. molecules
    D. enzymes

Question 17: Photosynthesis is the opposite of which physical process?

    A. cellular respiration
    B. cellular reaction
    C. endothermic redox reaction
    D. exothermic reaction

Question 18: DNA replication is followed by how many divisions?

    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4

Question 19: Which Article is related to Gram Sabha?

    A. Article No 243A
    B. Article No 243B
    C. Article No 243C
    D. Article No 243D

Question 20: Who can able to disqualify the membership of a candidate?

    A. Prime Minister
    B. President
    C. President of Election Commission
    D. Governor

Question 21: According to which Article " the decision of Indian President is ultimatum for Parliamentary works"?

    A. Article No. 100
    B. Article No 101
    C. Article No 102
    D. Article No 103

Question 22: The baby is crying ___________.

    A. mild
    B. soft
    C. loudly
    D. loud

Question 23: The boys ___________ footbal while it was rainning last evening.

    A. played
    B. had been played
    C. was playing
    D. were playing

Question 24: I came here ____ meet her.

    A. and
    B. to
    C. because
    D. of

Question 25: A bag contains 5 red balls, 3 blue balls and 4 green balls. Two balls are drawn out at random. Find the probability that they will be of the same colour.

    A. 12175
    B. 42046
    C. 19/66
    D. 38/66

Question 26: A and B throw a dice. Find the probability that the sum of their throws is 6.

    A. 42142
    B. 42010
    C. 13271
    D. 13332

Question 27: A virtual image is formed by

    A. a slide projector in a cinema hall
    B. the ordinary camera
    C. a simple microscope
    D. telescope

Question 28: An object is placed before a concave lens. The image formed

    A. is always erect
    B. may be erect or inverted
    C. is always inverted
    D. is always virtual

Question 29: Zs fathers mother-in-laws only daughters son is A. How is Z related to A?

    A. Brother
    B. sister
    C. Nephew
    D. Cannot be determined

Question 30: P is the sister of Qs wifes brother-in-laws father. If Qs father-in-law has only one child, how is Q related to P?

    A. Nephew
    B. Niece
    C. Aunt
    D. Daughter

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