Civil Services (Pre) 2012 GS-Paper 1

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Test Date : 05 May 2014
Test Time : 18:30
Question : 100
Duration : 120 Mins
Max Marks : 200
-ve Marking : Yes (0.66)
Test Participants : 7
Avg. Test Score : 34.47
Practiced By : 16

Civil Services (Pre) 2012 GS-Paper 1

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INSTRUCTIONS

  1. This Test Booklet contains 100 questions. Each item comprises four responses (answers). You select the response which you want to mark on the Answer Sheet. In case, you feel that there is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, choose ONLY ONE response for each item.
  2. All items carry equal marks (2 marks)
  3. Penalty for wrong answers:

THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY THE CANDIDATE .

  1. There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 0.66 marks (1/3rd of the marks alloted) will be deducted as penalty.
  2. If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that question, if it has a penalty.
  3. If a question is Unanswered (not marked), i.e., no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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Sample Questions
Q1.
Biomass gasification is considered to be one of the sustainable solutions to the power crisis in India. In this context, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Coconut shells, groundnut shells and rice husk can be used in biomass gasification.
2. The combustible gases generated from biomass gasification consist of hydrogen and carbon dioxide only.
3. The combustible gases generated from biomass gasification can be used for direct heat generation but not in internal combustion engines.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1. 1 Only
2. 2 & 3 Only
3. 1 & 3 Only
4. 1,2 & 3
Q2.
What is the difference between the antelopes Oryx and Chiru?
1. Oryx is adapted to live in hot and arid areas whereas Chiru is adapted to live in steppes and semi-desert areas of cold high mountains
2. Oryx is poached for its antlers whereas Chiru is poached for its musk
3. Oryx exists in western India only whereas Chiru exists in north-east India only
4. None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given above is correct
Q3.
With reference to the religious history of medieval India, the Sufi mystics were known to pursue which of the following practices?
1. Meditation and control of breath
2. Severe ascetic exercises in a lonely place
3. Recitation of holy songs to arouse a state of ecstasy in their audience
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1. 1 & 2 Only
2. 2 & 3 Only
3. 3 Only
4. 1,2 & 3
Q4.
Which one of the following sets of elements was primarily responsible for the origin of life on the Earth?
1. Hydrogen, Oxygen, Sodium
2. Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen
3. Oxygen, Calcium, Phosphorus
4. Carbon, Hydrogen, Potassium
Q5.
Consider the following provisions under the Directive Principles of State Policy as enshrined in the Constitution of India:
1. Securing for citizens of India a uniform civil code
2. Organizing village Panchayats
3. Promoting cottage industries in rural areas
4. Securing for all the workers reasonable leisure and cultural opportunities
Which of the above Gandhian Principles reflected in the Directive of State Policy?
1. 1,2 & 4 Only
2. 2 & 3 Only
3. 1,3 & 4 Only
4. 1,2 3 & 4

Test Participants

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12 pamsambm 12 11.34 00:06:37 Hrs
13 rajivrkp #1 13 8.02 00:03:47 Hrs
14 thankseve 14 4.00 00:01:12 Hrs
15 ankitajn789 15 2.68 00:01:19 Hrs
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20 nethajirbose 20 0.00 00:00:07 Hrs
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