Download Solved Exam. U.P.S.C. 1998

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Download Solved Paper Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 1998

This Exam. Held on in the year 1998.In this exam. paper total 200 in marks which are attempted with in two hours.The questions will be of multiple choice type

Download Solved Paper 1998 General Studies Civil Services


 Ques:-Which one of the following events, was charaterised by Montague as ‘Preventive Murder’?

Ans:- Massacre of Jallianwala Bagh

Ques:- Fawazil  in the Sultante  period period meant

Ans:- excess amount paid to the exchequer by the iqtadars

Ques:- The discovery of Oak flora in 1966 added a new chapter to the history of Indian Sericulture. Which one of the following states is the leading producers of oak taser silk?

Ans:- Bihar

Ques:- Nobel Prize in Economics for the year 1997 was awarded for contribution in the area of?

Ans:- Public Economics

Ques:- The complete conversion of glucose in the presence of oxygen into carbon dioxide and water with released of energy is called

Ans:- anaerobi respiration

Ques:- Which of the following defines extremist ideology during the early phase of Indian freedom moements ?

Ans:- Obtaining self-government by aggressive means  in place of petitions and constitutional ways

Ques:- The accounting year of the Reserve Bank of India is:

Ans:-  April- March

Ques:- The Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India was

Ans:- Feroze Shah Tughlaq

Ques:- The major chemical compound found in human kidney stones is

Ans:- Calcium sulphate

Ques:- Which one of the following is correct sequence of decreasing order of the given currencies  in terms of their value in Indian Rupees?

Ans:- US dollar, Canadian dollar, New Zealand dollar, Hong Kong dollar

Ques:- ‘Eco mark’ is given to the Indian products that are

Ans:- environment friendly

Ques:- A, B, D, E, and G, are members of a family consisting of 4 adults  and 3 chilren, two of whom, F and G are girls. A and D are brother and A is a doctor, E is an engineer  married to one of the brothers and has two children. B is married to D and G is their child. Who is C?

Ans:- E’s daughter

Ques:- Capital Account Convertibility of the Indian Rupee implies

Ans:- that the Indian Rupee can be exchanged for any major currency for the purpose of trade  in goods and services

Ques:- What are the official language of the U.N.O.?

Ans:- English, French, Chinese, Russian, Arabic and Spanish

Ques:- “The congress is tottering to its fall and one of my great ambitions while in India, is to assist it to a peaseful demise.” This statements is attributed to:

Ans:- Lord Curzon

Ques:- Economy Survey in India is published officially, every year by the

Ans:- Ministry of Finnance, Govt. of India

Ques:- One Astronomical Unit is the average distance between

Ans:- Earth and the sun                      

Ques:- Who was the leader of the  Ghaddar party?

Ans:- Lala Hardayal

Ques:- World Environment conference to discuss global warmig was held in 1997 in

Ans:- kyoto

Ques:- The water pollution in river is measured by the dissolved amount of

Ans:- Chlorine

Ques:- Some time back, the government of India, decided to delicense ‘white goods’ industry.  ‘White goods’ include

Ans:- milk and milk products

Ques:- The damage to the Spektr Module of the Russian Space Station Mir ws due to

Ans:- Collision with a Soyuz cargo ship

Ques:- The meeting of G-15 countries held in Malaysia in 1997 was attending by

Ans:- 16 member countries

Ques:- Which one of the following elements is essential for the contruction of nuclear reactors?

Ans:- Zirconium

Ques:-The educated middle class in India

 Ans:- remainedneutral to the revolt of 1857

Ques:- Which one of the following region of the world supplies the maximum of our important commodites (in term of rupee value)?

Ans:- Europe

Ques:- The currency of the proposed European Monetary Union will be

Ans:- Euro

Ques:- Which one of the following was  venue for the preliminary talks between the Srilankan Government and representatives of Tamil United liberation Fornt and other militant groups?

Ans:- Colombo

Ques:- ‘Mercosur’ consists of group of countries of

Ans:- Latin America

Ques:- Which one of the following countries has relpalaced Italy as the major importer of bauxite from India?

Ans:- Canada

Ques:- Lord Mountbatten came of India as Viceroy along with specific instruction to

Ans:- balkanize the Indian sub-continent

Ques:- A consumer is said to be in equilibrium if

Ans:-he is able to fulfil his need with a given level of income

Ques:-  Which one of the following sets of states stands to benefit the most from the Konkan Railway?

Ans:- Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerela

Ques:- The supply- side economics lays greater emphsis on the points of view of

Ans:- consumer

Ques:- Which one of the following language is belong to the Austric group?

Ans:- Khasi

Ques:- Which one of the following metals does not form amalgams?

Ans:- Iron

Ques:- Indonesian forest fire in 1997 was caused by

Ans:- EI  Nino effect

Ques:- A man purchases two clocks A and B at a total cost of Rs. 650. He sells A with 20% prfit and B at a loss of 25% and gets the same selling price for both the clocks. What are the purchasing price of A and B respectively?

Ans:- Rs. 250; Rs 400

Ques:- A fuse is used in mains electric supply as a safely device. Which one of the following statements about the fuse is correct?

Ans:- It must have a low melting points

Ques:-  The correct squence of different layers of the atmosphere from the surface of the Earthupwards is:

Ans:- Troposhere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere

Ques:- if 5 pumps of equal capacity can fill a  tank  in 7 days, then how many extra pumps will be required to fill the tank in 5 days?

Ans:- 6

 Ques:- Which one of the following pairs ofcities has recently been connected through a 6 lane express way?

Ans:-Ahmedabad: Vadodara

 Ques:- Consumption of fish is considred to be healthy when compared to flesh of other animal because fish contains

Ans:- more carbhydrates and proteins

Ques:- Out of three annual examinations, each with a total of 500 marks, a student secured average marks of 45% and 55% in the first and second annual examinations. To have an overall average of 60%, how many marks does the students need to secure in the third annual examination?

Ans:- 450

Ques:- When the Indian Muslim  League was inducted into the interim government in 1946, Liyaqat Ali Khan was assigned the portfolio of:

Ans:- Foregin affairs

Ques:- Which one of the following ancient Indian records is the earlist royal order to preserve food – grains to be utilised during the cries in the country?

Ans:- Sohagaura Copper-plate

Ques:- Accorrding to Meadows (1972), If the present trends in world population, industrialization, pollution food production and resource depletion continue unchanged, the “Limits to Growth” on our planet will be reached in the next

Ans:- 100 years

Ques:- Human Poverty Index was introduced in the Human Development Report of the  year

Ans:- 1996                                                                               

Ques:-Which one of the following satisfies the relationship Dda : aDD : : Rrb 😕

Ans:- b R R

Ques:- The concept of Eight – fold form the theme of

Ans:- Dharama Chakara Pravartana Sutta

Ques:- The recent Land Mines Conference to sign the historic treaty was held in the Capital city of

Ans:- Sweden

Ques:-The Indian National Congress agreed in 1947 to the partition of the country mainly because

Ans:- they wanted to avoid large – scale communal riots

Ques:- Haemophilia is a genetic disorder which  leads to :

Ans:- non – clothing of blood

Ques:- At the time of Indian’s Independence Mahatma Gandhi was

Ans:- not a member of the congress

Ques:- A ball is droped on the top of high building with a constant acceleration of 9.8m/s2. What will be its velocity after 3 seconds?

Ans:- 29.4m/s2

Ques:- The economist who was associated with the WTO draft document is:

Ans:- A.K.Sen

Ques:- One local and another express train were proceddding in the same direction on parellel tracks at 29 km/hours and 65km/hours respectively. The driver of the former noticed that it took exactly 16 seconds for the faster trains to pass by him. What is the length of the faster trains?

Ans:- 60 m

Ques:- Estuaries possess distinct blooms of excessive growth of a pigmented dinoflagellates. These blooms are called

Ans:- black tides

Ques:- A, B, C, D, E, and F not necssarily in that order are sitting o six chairs regularly laced around table. It is observed that A is between D and  and F, C is opposite D,and  D and E are not on neighbouring chairs.

Ans:- C and E

Ques:- The number of economicallly active women (excluding students and those doing domesting duries in their homes) as a percentage of all women of working age  (generally  those aged 15-64 years) was the highest in 1996 in

Ans:- Russia

Ques:-If in certain is codes SAND in VDOG and BIRD is ELUG, then what is the code for LOVe?

Ans:- ORYH

Ques:- In a  family, a couple  has a son and a daughter. The age of the father is three times that  of his, daughter and the age of the son half of his mother. The wife is nine years younger to her husband and the brother is seven years older than his sister. What is the age of the mother?

Ans:-60 years

Ques:- The missing fraction in the series given below is : 4/9, 9/20, …………., 39/86

Ans:- 19/42

Ques:- Which one of the following schedules of the consititution of India contains provisions regarding anti-defection Act?

Ans:- Tenth Schedule

Ques:- Which one of the following types of microorganisms is most widely used in industries?

Ans:- Bacteria, microalgae and fungi

Ques:- Many of the Greeks, kushanas and Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism because

Ans:- Buddhism provided easier access to Indian society

Ques:- There are 50 students admitted to a nursery class. Some students can speak only English and some an speak only Hindi . 10 students can speak both English and Hindi. If the number of students who can speak English is 21, then how many students can speak Hindi, how many students can speak only Hindi  and how many students can speak only English

Ans:- 38, 29 and 11 respectively.

Ques:- The satelites of which one of the following countries have helped in the preparation of a detailed and complete map  of Antarctica?

Ans:- Russia

Ques:- The Indian parliamentrry system is different from British parliamentary system in India has

Ans:- the system of judicial review

Ques:-  The member of Shivaji’s Astha Pradhana who looked after foreign affairs was :

Ans:- Sumant

Ques:- Panchayat Raj was first introduced in Idia in October , 1959 in

Ans:- Rajasthan

Ques:- Some people in Manipur live in houses built on floting islands of weeds and decaying vegetation held together by suspended silt. These islands are called:

Ans:- Phoomdis

Ques:- The Ashokanmajor rock edicts which tell us about the sangam kingdom include rock edicts

Ans:- II and XIII

Ques:- Which one of the following east flowing rivers of India has rift valley due to down warping?

Ans:- Damodar         

Ques:- According to the World Development Report, how income eonomics are those for which the per capita GNP in 1994 was

Ans:-US $ 725 or less

Ques:- An accurate clock shown the time as 3.00. After hours hand has moved 135 degree , the time would be

Ans:- 7.30

Ques:- The less of Qandhar was a big blow to the Mughal empire from the view points of

Ans:- strategic stronghod

Ques:- A tree species in Mauritius failed to reproduce because of the etinction of a fruits-eating bird. Which one of the following was that bird?

Ans:- Dodo

Ques:- Simon Commission of 1927 was boycotted because

Ans:- There was no Indian Member in the Commission

Ques:- The current price index (base 1960) is nearly 330. This means that

Ans:- weighted mean of prices of certain items has increased 3.3 times

Ques:- The  Indian Muslims, in general, were not attracted to the Extremist movement because of the

Ans:- Extremists’ policy of harping on Hindu past

Ques:-Which one of the following statements regarding strach and cellulose is NOT correct?

Ans:- Both of them are made  up of glucose molecules

Ques:- Commerical production of mineral oil has started recently in which one of the  areas of India, labelelled 1,2, 3 and 4 in  the rough map given below:


 Ques:-The banks are required tomaintain a  certain ratio between their cash in hand and total assests. This is called

Ans:- SLR (Statutory Liquid Radio)

Ques:- Ergotism is due to consumption of

Ans:- contaminated water ��Zљ�

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