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UPSC (Preliminary ) 2015 General Studies Question with Answers (Unofficial Answer Sheet)

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UPSC(Preliminary ) Test 2015 General Knowledge Answer Sheet (Unofficial)


1. With reference to an organisation  known  as "BirdLife International" which of the following statements is/are correct ?

Answer is : c


2. Which one of the following countries of south-west Asia does not open out to the Mediterranean Sea ?

Answer is : B



3.In India , in which one of the following types of forests is teak a dominant tree species ?

Answer is :A


4. "Beijing Declaration and platform for action " often seen in the news is 

Answer is :C


5. "Each day is more or less the same , the morning is clear and bright with a sea breeze; as the sun climbs high in the sky, heat mounts up dark clouds form, rain comes with thunders and lightning . But rain is soon over."

Answer is :Equatorial (B)


6. With reference to Indian Economy , consider the following statements:

Answer is :D


7. Consider the following statements : 

 1.The Legislative Council of a state in India can be larger in size than half of the  Legislative assembly of that particular state .

 2. The Governor of a state  nominates the Chairman of Legislative Council of the particular states .

Answer is : D



8. "To uphold and protect the Sovereignty , Unity and Integrity of India   " is a provision made in the .

Answer is :D


9. Which one of the following is the best description of the  term "Ecosystem" ?

Answer is : C



10. The fundamental object  of Panchayati Raj system is to ensure which among the following ?

Answer is :C




11. With reference to Indian economy   consider the following : 

Answer is :C



12. With reference to inflation in India , which of following statements is correct ?

Answer is :C



13. Consider the following countries :

Answer is :A


14. The ideal of 'Welfare states ' in the Indian Constitution is enshrined in its .

Answer is :B



15. The substitution of steel for wooden ploughs  in agricultural production is an example of .

Answer is :A


16. There is a Parliamentary System of Government in India because the .

Answer Is :A



17. H1N1 virus is something mentioned in the news with reference to which reference to which one of the following diseases ?

Answer is :D



18. With reference to bio-toilets used by the Indian Railways , consider the following statements :

Answer Is :D



19. The problem of international liquidity is related to the non-availability of -

Answer is :C



20. With reference to 'fuel cells '  in which hydrogen-rich fuel and oxygen are used to generate electricity , consider the following statements :

Answer is :A



21. Kalamkari painting refers to .

Answer is :A



22. Which one of the following best describes the main objective of 'Seed Village Concept' ?

Answer is :A



23. There has been a persistent deficit budget year after year . Which of the following actions can be taken by the government to reduce  the  deficit ? 

Answer Is :A



24. Which of the following has/have been accorded 'Geographical Indication status ' ?

Answer is :C



25. With reference to the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA), which of the following statement is/are correct ?



Answer is :C


26. 'Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojna' has been launched for -

Answer is :C


27. With reference to the Fourteenth Finance Commission , Which of the following statements  is/are  correct ?

Answer is :A



28.  The 'Fortaleza Declaration ', recently in the news , is related to the affairs of.

Answer is :B



29. A decreases in tax to GDP ratio of a country indicates  which of the following :

Answer is :D


30. In the South Atlantic and South -Eastern Pacific regions in tropical latitudes, cyclone  does  not originates  whats is the reason ?

Answer is :


31. Which one of the following pairs of states  of India Indicates  the  easternmost and westernmost states ?

Answer is :D


32. Consider the following statements regarding the Directive principles of state policy :

Answer is :C


33. In the 'index of Eight core Industries ', Which one of following is given the highest weight ?

Answer is:B


34. Which of  the following national park is unique is being a swamp with floating vegetation that support a rich biodiversity .

Answer is :B


35. Which of the following statement is/are correct regarding national Innovation Foundation - India (NIF)?

Answer is :A



36. what can be the impact of excessive / inappropriate use of nitrogenous fertilizes in agriculture ?

Answer is :C


37. with reference to the International Union foe Conservation of Nature and Convention of Nature and natural resources (IUCN) and the convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora (CITES), which of the following statement is/are correct ?

Answer is :B



38. The Fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane is approved by the :

Answer is :A


39. What explains the eastward flow of the equatorial counter current ?

Answer is :A


40. Consider the following pairs :

Answer is :A


41.  with reference to Rowlatt satyagraha , which of the following statements is/are correct ?

Answer is :B


42. Among the following , which were frequent  mentioned in the news for the outbreak of ebola virus recently ?

Answer is :B


43. with reference to 'fly ash ' produced by the power  plants  using coal as fuel . which of the following statements is/are correct ?

Answer is :A


44. With reference to 'dugong' a mammal found in India , which of the following statements is/are correct ?

Answer is : C


45. Who of the following was/were economic critic of colonialism in India ?

Answer is :D


46. Which one of the following issues the 'global economy prospects 'report periodically ?

Answer is :D


47. When the reserve  bank of India reduces  the statutory liquidity ratio by 50 basic points which of the  following is likely to happen ?

Answer is :C


48. With reference to the use of nano technology   in health sector which of the following statements is/are correct ?

Answer is :-C


49. In India . markets in agriculture product are regulated  under the .

Answer is :B


50.  Which one  of the following  is the national aquatic animal of India ?

Answer is : Gangetic Dolphin. (C)


51. With reference  to congress socialist party , consider the following statements ?

Answer is :D


52. consider the following statements :

Answer is :B

53. The governments of India  ACT of 1919 clearly defined ?

Answer is :C


54. Which of the following bring out the 'consumer price index number for industries workers' ?

Answer :C
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55. In the context of modern scientific research , consider  the following statements about IceCube a particle  detector located at south pole , which was recently  in the news .

Answer is :C


56. The term agreement om agriculture , agreement  on the application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures and peace clause appear in the news frequently in the context of the affairs of the .

Answer is :C



57. With reference to near field communication  (NFC) technology  which of the following is/ are correct ?

Answer is :C


58.  The area known as 'Golan Heights ' something appears in the news in the context if the events related to .

Answer is :B

59. Convertibility of rupee implies :

Answer :C

60.  Consider the following pairs :

Answer is :B

61. Considers the following rivers :

answer is .D

62. When a bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the houses of the  Parliaments  it has to be passed by.

Answer is :A

63. Which one of the following regions of India has a combinations of mangrove forest , evergreen forest and deciduous forest ?

Answer is :D


64. Which one of the following kingdoms were associates with the life of the Buddha ?

Answer is :D


65. Which one of the following is associates with the issue of control and  phasing out of the use of ozone - depleting substance ?

Answer is :B


66. consider the following :
The arrival of babur into India led to the 

Answer is :C


67. The government of the India has established NITI  ayog to replace the .

Answer is :D



68. What the RIO+20 Conference , often mentioned in the news ?

Answer is :D

69. Consider the Following :

1. Consider the following statements 1. The Executive Power of the Union of India is vested in the Prime Minister.  

Answer is : D


70.The term 'Goldilocks Zone' is often seen in the news in the context of .

Answer is : C


71. Who of the following organized a march on the Tanjore coast to break the Salt Law in April 1930? 

Answer is :B

72. Who of the following founded a new city on the south bank of a tributary to river Krishna and undertook to rule his new kingdom as the agent of a deity to whom all the land south of the river Krishna was supposed to belong? 

Answer is :A


73.Consider the following statements.
.
1. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress was Sarojini Naidu. 

2. The first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress was Badruddin Tyabji. 


Answer is : B


74. Which of the following statements regarding 'Green Climate Fund' is/are correct ? 
1. It is intended to assist the developing countries in adaptation and mitigation practices to counter climate change. 

2. It is founded under the aegis of UNEP, OECD, Asian Development Bank and World Bank.  


Answer is :A


75. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarma-ment and Development for 2014 was given to which one of the following? 

Answer is :C

76.With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 
1. It recommended government. a federal government. 

2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts. 

3. It provided for more Indians ill the ICS. 
Select the correct 
ANSWER using the code given below. 

Answer is : A

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77. Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate and arctic? 

Answer Is :D

78. Amnesty International is :

Answer Is : B

79. With reference to the art and archaeo- logical history of India, which one among the following was made earliest? 

answer is : B

80.With reference to Indian history, which of the following is/are the essential elementy elements of the feudal system? 

Answer IS :B


81. BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustain- able Forest Landscapes' is managed by the .

Answer is :D

82.India is a member of which among the following? 
1. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

2. Association of South-East Asian Nations 3. East Asia Summit .

Answer is :C


83.I n India, the steel production industry requires the import of.

Answer is : D


84. The provisions in Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule in the  onstitution of India are made in order to --

Answer is :A


85.With reference to the Union Government, consider the following statements : 
1. The Department of Revenue is responsible for the preparation of Union Budget that is presented to the Parliament. 

2. No amount can be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India without the authorization from the Parliament of India. 

3. All the disbursements made from Public Account also need the authorization from the Parliament of India. 

Answer is :A



86. Who /Which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India? 

Answer is :D


87. Consider the following statements: 

1. The Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme was launched during 1996-97 to provide loan assistance to poor fanners. 

2. The Command Area Development Programme was launched in 1974-75 for the development of water-use efficiency. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

Answer is : B

88. The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee is constituted under  the .

Answer is :C

89.In the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, an initiative of six countries, which of the following is/are not a participant/ participants? 
Answer Is :C

90. Basel III Accord' or simply 'Basel III', often seen in the news, seeks to.

Answer Is :B


91. Consider the following statements 

1. The winds which blow between 30o N and 60o S latitudes throughout the year are known as westerlies. 

2. The moist air masses that cause winter rams in North-Western region of India are part of westerlies. 


Answer Is :B

92. With reference to 'Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC)', consider the following statements:
1. It was established very recently in response to incidents of piracy and accidents of oil spills. 

2. It is an alliance meant for maritime security only .

Answer Is :D


93.Which one of the following movements has contributed to a split in the Indian National Congress resulting in the emergence of 'moderates' and 'extremists'? 

Answer Is : A


94.In a particular region in India, the local people train the roots of living trees into robust bridges across the streams. As the time passes, these bridges become stronger. These unique 'living root bridges' are found in 

Answer is :A


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95. Tides occur in the oceans and seas due to which among the following? 

Answer is :D

96. In which of the following activities are Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites used? 
1. Assessment of crop productivity 

2. Locating groundwater resources 

3. Mineral exploration 

4. Telecommunications 5. Traffic studies 

Answer Is :A

97.Consider the following States 
1. Arunachal Pradesh 

2. Himachal Pradesh 

3. Mizoram 

Answer is : C


98.he term 'IndARC', sometimes seen in the news, is the name of 

Answer Is :D


99.With reference to 'Forest Carbon Partnership Facility', which of the following statements is/ are correct? 

Answer is :B

100. Which one of the following was given classical language status recently? 


Answer is : A
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