Select Previous Year Questions – Prelims General Studies 1

Select Previous Year Questions – Prelims General Studies 1

Select Previous Year Questions – Prelims General Studies 1
Welcome to Daily Practice Module!

Instructions:

1. This quiz selects five items direct out of actual papers of previous years.

2. Some or all of the items may renew when you revisit.

3. For each question, only one of the four options is correct.

4. Each item carries 2 marks. 1/3rd of the assigned mark will be deducted for each wrong choice made.

5. Total Marks: 10. Total Time: 4 minutes. Timer starts when you press Next.

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UPSC Prelims General Studies Paper-1

June 4, 2020

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1.

Consider the following statements:


1. The Parliament of India can place a particular law in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India.
2. The validity of law placed in Ninth Schedule cannot be examined by any court and no judgment can be made on it.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2018]
2.

Consider the following statements:


1. Most of India’s external debt is owned by governmental entities.
2. All of India’s external debt is denominated in US dollar.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2019]
3.

In the context of mitigating the impending global warming due to anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, which of the following can be the potential sites for carbon sequestration?


1. Abandoned and uneconomic coal seams
2. Depleted oil and gas reservoirs
3. Subterranean deep saline formations

Select the correct answer using the code given below: [2017]

4.

With reference to the difference between the culture of Rigvedic Aryans and Indus Valley people, which of the following statements is/are correct?



1. Rigvedic Aryans used the coat of mail and helmet in warfare whereas the people of Indus Valley Civilization did not leave any evidence of using them.
2. Rigvedic Aryans knew gold, silver and copper whereas Indus Valley people knew only copper and iron.
3. Rigvedic Aryans had domesticated the horse whereas there is no evidence of Indus Valley people having been aware of this animal.

Select the correct answer using the code given below: [2017]
5.

Which of the following gives 'Global Gender Gap Index' ranking to the countries of the world? [2017]


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