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## UPSC PREVIOUS YEAR PRELIMINARY QUESTIONS ANSWERS

Question 6561 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

If the side of a cubical room is m, then the maximum length of the pole that can be placed inside it can be "

m , 3 m | |

m | |

9 m |

Question 6562 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

A car runs at a speed of 40 km per hour during the first half of the journey and at a speed of 60 km per hour during the second half of the journey. The average speed of the car is

48 kmph | |

50 kmph | |

52 kmph | |

54 kmph |

Question 6563 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

In the figure given below, if angle X = 60$^\circ$, angle Y = 100$^\circ$ and ABC is an equilateral triangle, then angle Z = "

100$^\circ$ | |

120$^\circ$ | |

140$^circ$ | |

160$^\circ$ |

Question 6564 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

If '+' means 'subtraction', '$\div$' means 'addition', '?' means 'less than', '-' means 'greater than', 'x' means 'equal to', '<' means 'multiplication', and '>' means 'division', then which of the following statements is true ?

9 ? 5 + 2 $\div$ 4 > 12 | |

(9 + 5) ? (2 < 4) > 2 | |

9 + 5 $div$ (2 < 4) x 12 | |

9 < 5 - 2 $\div$ (4 < 12) |

Question 6565 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Approximate value of [201/2 + 25-1/2 + 183 + 10-2] is

5828 | |

5842 | |

5836 | |

5844 |

Question 6566 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

If the diameter of a cycle wheel is 3 ft, then the number of complete rotations that the wheel will make in covering a distance of 30 ft is

2 | |

3 | |

4 | |

5 |

Question 6567 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Ram Singh gives half of his cash reserves to his wife, one half of the remaining to his son and one third of the remaining to his daughter. If his daughter's share is Rs. 12,500, then the total cash reserves with Ram Singh were

Rs. 21,500 | |

Rs. 75,000 | |

Rs. 1,00,000 | |

Rs. 1,50,000 |

Question 6568 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

In binary system, 1010 is equivalent to

8 | |

9 | |

10 | |

11 |

Question 6569 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

In the following division sum, where x's represent digits from 0 to 9, the digit at the hundredth place in the dividend "

0 | |

1 | |

2 | |

3 |

Question 6570 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Two taps can fill a tank separately in 20 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. If both the taps are opened simultaneously, then the tank can be filled in

50 minutes | |

15 minutes | |

12 minutes | |

10 minutes |

Question 6571 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Q 50 The Panchayati Raj was first introduced in the States of Rajasthan and

Andhra Pradesh | |

Bihar | |

Gujarat | |

Orissa |

Question 6572 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

A point is selected at random inside a rectangle and perpendiculars are drawn on each side from the point. The sum of these perpendiculars is 24 cm. If the length of the rectangle is 3 times the width, the perimeter of the rectangle will be

36 cm | |

42 cm | |

24 cm | |

48 cm |

Question 6573 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

In India, the first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 was

Hindustan Commercial Bank | |

Oudh Commercial Bank | |

Punjab National Bank | |

Punjab and Sind Bank |

Question 6574 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

For which one of the following, is Satara well known?

Thermal power plant | |

Wind energy plant | |

Hydro electric plant | |

Nuclear power plant |

Question 6575 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Consider the following statements: 1. Vigyan rail is a science exhibition on wheels organized by the Council Scientific and industrial Research. 2. Vigyan Prasar is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. 3. EDUSAT, the ISRO's educational satellite was launched from French Guyana 2004. Which of the above statements are true?

1, 2 & 3 | |

1 & 2 | |

2 & 3 | |

None |

Question 6576 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

What is the order of magnitude of electric resistance of the human body (dry)?

$10^2$ ohm | |

$10^4$ ohm | |

$10^6$ ohm | |

$10^8$ ohm |

Question 6577 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

How many high Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)?

2 | |

3 | |

4 | |

5 |

Question 6578 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

In order to comply with TRIPS Agreement, India enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999. The difference / differences between a "Trade Mark" and a Geographical Indication is / are: 1. A Trade Mark is an individual or a company's right whereas a Geographical Indications is a community's right. 2. A Trade Mark can be licensed whereas a Geographical Indication cannot be licensed. 3. A Trade Mark is assigned to the manufactured goods whereas the Geographical Indications is assigned to the agricultural goods / products and handicrafts only. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? "

1 only | |

1 and 2 only | |

2 and 3 only | |

1, 2 and 3 |

Question 6579 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Consider the following statements: The satellite Oceansat - 2 launched by India helps in 1. estimating the water vapour content in the atmosphere. 2. predicting the onset of monsoons. 3. monitoring the pollution of coastal waters. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 and 2 only | |

2 only | |

1 and 3 only | |

1, 2 and 3 |

Question 6580 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER] |

Stiglitz Commission established by the President of the United Nations General Assembly was in the international news. The commission was supposed to deal with

The challenges posed by the impending global climate change and prepare a road map. | |

The workings of the global financial systems and to explore ways and means to secure a more sustainable global order. | |

Global terrorism and prepare a global action plan for the mitigation of terrorism. | |

Expansion of the United Nations Security Council in the present global scenario. |

There are 6580 questions to complete.