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UPSC PREVIOUS YEAR PRELIMINARY QUESTIONS ANSWERS

Question 6501 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments states that the total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed fifteen percent of the total number of members of the House of the People?
A
90th
B
91st
C
92nd
D
93rd
Question 6502 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the Following statements. 1. Between Census 1951 and Census 2001, the density of the population if India has increased more than three times. 2. Between Census 1951 and Census 2001 the annual growth rate (exponential) of the population of India has doubled. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 6503 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following brings out the publication called "Energy Statistics" from time to time? "
A
Central Power Research Institute
B
Planning Commission
C
Power Finance Corporation Ltd. "
D
Central Statistical Organization
Question 6504 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements: 1. MMTC Limited is India's largest international trading organization. 2. Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited has been set up by MMTC jointly with the Government of Orissa. Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 6505 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements: 1. The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices recommends the Minimum Support Prices for 32 crops. 2. The Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has launched the National Food Security Mission. Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 6506 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the context of Indian defence, consider the following statements: 1. The Shourya missile files with a speed of more than 8 Mach. 2. The range of Shourya missile is more than 1600 km, Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 6507 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WIMAX is related to which one of the following?
A
Biotechnology
B
Space technology
C
Missile technology
D
Communication technology
Question 6508 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following countries: 1. Australia 2 Namibia 3. Brazil 4. Chile Through which of the above does the Tropic of Capricorn pass?
A
1 only
B
2, 3 and 4
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
Question 6509 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A very big refugee camp called Dadaab, recently in the news, is located in
A
Ethiopia
B
Kenya
C
Somalia
D
Sudan
Question 6510 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following regions: 1. Eastern Himalayas 2. Eastern Mediterranean region 3. Northwestern Australia Which of the above is/are Biodiversity Hotspot (s)?
A
1 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
2 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 6511 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following famous name: 1. Amrita Shergil 2. Bikash Bhattaeharjee 3. N. S. Bendre 4. Subodh Gupta Who of the above is/are well known as artist (s)?
A
1 only
B
1 and 4 only
C
2, 3 and 4 only
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
Question 6512 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which one of the following places is the Shompen tribe found?
A
Nilgiri Hills
B
Nicobar Islands
C
Spiti Valley
D
Lakshadweep Islands
Question 6513 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If a Panchayat is dissolved, elections are to be held within:
A
1 month
B
3 months
C
6 months
D
1 year
Question 6514 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements: 1. There are no east flowing rivers in Kerala 2. There are no west flowing rivers in Madhya Pradesh Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 6515 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the structure of planet Earth, below the mantle, the core is mainly made up of which one of the following?
A
Aluminium
B
Chromium
C
Iron
D
Silicon
Question 6516 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Among the following, who are the Agaria community?
A
A traditional toddy tappers community of Andhra Pradesh
B
A traditional fishing community of Maharashtra
C
A traditional silk-weaving community of Karnataka
D
A traditional salt pan workers community of Gujarat
Question 6517 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following rivers does not originate in India?
A
Beas
B
Chenab
C
Ravi
D
Sutlej
Question 6518 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
At which one of the following places two important rivers of India originate; while one of them flows towards north and merges with another important river flowing towards Bay of Bengal, the other one flow towards Arabian Sea?
A
Amarkantak
B
Badrinath
C
Mahabaleshwar
D
Nasik
Question 6519 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In India, which one of the following States has the largest inland saline wetland?
A
Gujarat
B
Haryana
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 6520 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The brothers Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha are:
A
Dhurpad vocalists
B
Kathak dancers
C
Sarod Maestros
D
Tabla players
There are 6520 questions to complete.

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