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2015 UPPSC Pre Solved question Papers | Static Questions Only

2015 UPPSC Prelims Solved Question Papers 

1. Kandla is well known for:

a) Ship breaking industry

b) Cutting and polishing of diamonds

c) Export processing zone

d) Traditional art and craft center

Answer. c;

2. 19th November is observed as the

a) World Green Day

b) World Anti-poverty Day

c) World Toilet Day

d) World Clean Water Day

Answer. c;

3. How many companies are included in BSE-GREENEX?

a) 25

b) 40

c) 50

d) 100

Answer. c.

  • BSE-Bombay Stock Exchange. 25 dynamic companies.

4. Which of the following states has the main deposit of tin ore?

a) Assam

b) Jammu & Kashmir

c) Chhattisgarh 

d) West Bengal

Answer. c.

5. What is the sex ratio in India as per the 2011 census?

a) 940

b) 950

c) 960

d) None

Answer. a.

6. What is the percentage of the population of Uttar Pradesh to India's population as per Census 2011?

a) 14.2 

b) 15.5

c) 16.16

d) 18.2

Answer. c.

7. Match the following:

    List-I                List-II

A. WTO           1. To provide finance to correct equilibrium in the balance of payment.

B. IMF            2. Generally, it forbids the use of quantitative restrictions in trade.

C. SAARC       3. Sanction of soft loans.

D.IDA            4. To promote cooperation among South Asian Countries.


        A    B    C    D

a)     1    2    3    4

b)    2    3    4    1

c)    2    1    4    3

d)    3    2    4    1

Answer. c.

8. A person with vision defect "Myopia" can see

a) Nearby objects clearly

b) distant object clearly

c) nearby as well as distant objects clearly

d) neither nearby nor distant objects clearly

Answer. a;

9. The mirror used by dentists to see the teeth of a patient is.

a) Convex

b) Concave

c) Plane

d) None of the above

Answer. b;

10. Which one of the following is a plant hormone?

a) Insulin

b) Thyroxin

c) Oestrogen

d) Cytokinin 

Answer. d;

11. The "xylem" in plants is responsible mainly for

a) Transportation of food

b) Transportation of amino acid

c) Transportation of water

d) Transporation of oxygen

Answer. c;

Xylem carries water and nutrients from the root to the leaves and the phloem carries glucose and amino acid from the leaves to another part of the plant.

12. Which of the following statement is a correct statement?

a) Energy flow in the biospheric ecosystem is unidirectional.

b) Energy flow in the biospheric ecosystem is cyclic. 

c) relative loss of energy in the natural ecosystem decrease with increasing trophic levels.

d) Species at progressively higher trophic levels appear to be less efficient in using available energy.

Answer. a;

13. The temperature of the human body:

a) decrease in the winter

b) increase in the summer

c) neither decrease in winter nor increase in the summer.

d) increase in the winters.

Answer. c;

14. The largest amount of fresh water on our planet is in:

a) Rivers

b) Lakes and streams

c) Continental and mountainous glaciers (permanent ice)

d) Underground Water

Answer. c;

15. The most important factor contributing to the loss of the vulture population in India is:

a) Viral infection

b) Bacteria infection

c) Administering painkillers to cattle

d) Administering estrogen injection to cattle

Answer. c;


16. The main pollutant in the smoke coming from a cigarette is:

a) Carbon monoxide & Dioxicine

b) Carbon monoxide and nicotine

c) Carbon monoxide and Benzene

d) Dioxicine and Benezene

Answer. c;

17. "Pyrheliometer" is used for measuring:

a) Sunspots

b) Solar radiation

c) Air temperature

d) temperature of plants

Answer. b;

18. The problems of water pollution with arsenic are maximum in:

a) Haryana

b) Rajasthan

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) West Bengal

Answer. d;

19. Which one of the following is not correct about the ecosystem?

a) It comprises both biotic and abiotic components.

b) It has its own productivity

c) It is a closed system.

d) It is a natural resource system.

Answer. c;

20. Which one of the following denotes water salinity gradients?

a) Thermocline

b) Halocline

c) Pycnocline

d) Chemocline

Answer. b;

21. Which of the following species is the largest of "toothed-whale".

a) Finback whale

b) Blue shale

c) Sperm whale

d) Humpback whale

Answer. c;

22. Which one of the following is a marine national park.

a) Bhitar Kanika

b) Sundarban

c) Gahirmatha 

d) Gulf of Mannar

Answer. d;

23. Which one of the following provides the cryogenic indicator of climate change?

a) Ice Core

b) Fossilized Pollen

c) Tree ring growth

d) Evaporite deposits

Answer. a;

24. Which of the following period has generally been considered to be the "Little Ice Age"

a) 750 AD to 850 AD

b) 950 AD to 1250 AD

c) 1650 AD to 1870 AD

d) 8000 to 10000 years BC

Answer. B;

Mountainous glaciers were expanded Alps, New Zealand, Alaska, etc.

25. Which of the following is not related to the astronomical theories of climate change?

a) Eccentricity of Earth's orbit

b) Obliquity of earth's rotational axis

c) Precision of equinoxes

d) Solar irradiance

Answer. d;

Solar irradiance is the output of light energy from an entire disk of the sun.

26. Which one of the following has been recognized as a Megadiverse Country?

a) New Zealand

b) Australia

c) Nepal

d) Austria

Answer. b;

27. Which of the following has the lowest mean net primary productivity?

a) Temperate forest

b) Tropical forest

c) Temperate grasslands

d) Tropical Savanna

Answer. c;

28. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

a) First World Climate Conference: 1979

b) First Earth Summit: Agenda 21

c) Earth Summit plus 5: 1997

d) Carbon trading: Montreal protocol

Answer. d;

Carbon trading related to climate change.

Montreal protocol: Ozone layer depletion

29. Normal temperature of the human body is 98.4 degrees F. It is the equivalent temperature in centigrade is:

a) 40.16 

b) 36.89

c) 35.72

d) 32.36

Answer. b;


30. When the doctor tells a person that he/she has been affected with Tetrapagia, it means that he/she is suffering from paralysis of :

a) right hand only

b) left hand only

c) his both legs only

d) both hands and both legs 

Answer. d;

31. Which of the following is a semiconductor

a) Plastic

b) Aluminium

c) Wood

d) Germanium

Answer. d;

Silicon, Germanium, Gallium, Tin,

32. Grains of Basmati rice get elongated on being cooked because of the higher content of;

a) Lysine

b) Amylose

c) Sugar

d) Oil

Answer. b;

33. The disease is caused due to deficiency of iron known as;

a) Colorblindness

b) Night blindness

c) Anaemia

d) Tuberculosis 

Answer. c;

35. What amongst the following is responsible for the formation of stones in the human kidney?

a) Calcium acetate

b) Calcium oxalate

c) Sodium acetate

d) Sodium Benzoate

Answer. b;

36. Which one of the following is a water-borne disease.

a) Smallpox

b) Malaria

c) Cholera

d) Tuberculosis

Answer. Cholera

Waterborne disease Typhoid fever, Cholera, Giardia, Dysentry, Hepatite A, 

Smallpox: Virus

Malaria: Parasite

Tuberculosis: Bacteria ( Mycobacterium)

37. Which of the following concerns soils?

a) Edaphic

b) Climatic

c) Biotic 

d) Topography

Answer. a;

38. "Cloves" are

a) Nodules of stem

b) Nodule of roots

c) Leaves

d) Dried flower

Answer. d;

Lounges are dried flowers.

39. How many calories are gained by drinking a glass of water?

a) Zero

b) 15

c) 25

d) 50

Answer. a;

40. Which of the following is used in genetic engineering?

a) Plastid

b) Plasmid

c) Mitochondria

d) Ribosome

Answer. b; Plasmid; bacteria cells gene transfer to other.

41. Blue color of the Sky due to:

a) Scattering of light

b) Dispersion of light

c) Interference of light

d) Emission of more blue light as compared to other colors in the sky by the Sun.

Answer. a;

42. Which of the following is stem:

a) Turnip

b) Ginger

c) Carrot

d) Sweet Potato

Answer. b;

Plant roots: Carrot, reddish, Beetroot, sweet potato, Turnip.

Plant stem Potato, Ginger, Garlic, Sugarcane, 

43. Bauxide is an ore of :

a) Iron

b) Aluminium

c) Copper

d) Gold

Answer. b;

44. Bronze is an alloy of 

a) Copper and Tin

b) Copper and Silver

c) Copper and Zinc

d) Copper and Lead

Answer. a;

Bronze: Copper and Tin

Brass: Copper and Zinc

Sterling: Copper and silver

45. Which of the following countries has made it mandatory to blend ethanol with gasoline?

a) China

b) the U.K

c) Switzerland

d) Brazil


46. The blood pressure of an individual is 140 mm Hg. In this statement, "Hg" refers to:

a) Hydrogen

b) Mercury

c) Hygrometer

d) Heliograph

Answer. b;

Millimeter Mercury measured by Hygrometer.

47. In which part of the Cinchona plant does quinine occurs naturally?

a) Root

b) Fruit

c) Seed

d)  Bark

Answer. d; bark of cinchona is being used to treat malaria.

48. Sarga, Pratisarga, Vansa, Manvantara, and Vanshanucharita are the indicator of  :

a) Vedas

b) Puranas

c) Upanishads

d) Sutra

Answer. b;

Matsya Purana has five signs( Panch Lakshana),

Sarga: Creation of the world.

Pratisarga: Cosmology

Vansa: Geneology, sages, gods, and kings.

Manvantara Cosmic cycle.

Vanshanucharit: Dynasty of kings Chandra Vansi and Suryavansi.

49. Who one of the following had not come to India with Alexander?

a) Nearchus

b) Onesicritus

c) Deimachus

d) Aristobulus

Answer. C;

50. Mughal Emperor Jahangir gave the title of "English-Khan" to:

a) Albuquerque

b) Fransisco Almida

c) William Hawkin

d) Henry The Navigator

Answer. c;

51. In the early Rigvedic period, what was considered to be the most valuable property?

a) Land

b) Cow

c) Women

d) Water

Answer. b;

52. Which of the following forts was not constructed in the reign of Akbar?

a) Red Fort of Delhi

b) Agra Fort

c) Allahabad Fort

d) Lahore Fort

Answer. a;

The Red Fort of Delhi was made up by Shahjahan. in 1546.

Shahjahan shifted the capital from Agra to Delhi.

53. Who were the Polygars of South India?

a) Ordinary Zamindar

b) Mahajans

c) Territorial Administrative and Military Governor

d) Newly enriched traders

Answer. c;

54. What is the name of the party founded by Saumyandra Nath Tagore?

a) Indian Bolshevik Party

b) Revolutionary Communist Party

c) Bolshevik Leninist Party

d) Radical Democratic Party

Answer. b;

55. Who out of the following performed a ritual called "Hiranya-Garbha"?

a) Mayur Sharman

b) Harichandra

c) Danti Durga

d) Harsha

Answer. c;

Danti Durga overthrew the Chalukya overload.

Danti Durga was the founder of the Rashtrakuta Empire. 735 AD.

56. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

a) First Battle of Panipat: 1526

b) Battle of Khanva: 1527

c) Battle of Ghagra: 1529

d) Battle of Chanderi: 1530

Answer. d.

  • Battle of Chanderi; 1528; Between Babur and Rajput.
  • First Battle of Panipat: Timurid under Babur vs Afghans under Ibrahim Lodi
  • Second Battle of Panipat: 1556: Hemu vs Akbar
  • The third battle of Panipat: 1761: Maratha Empire vs Ahmad Shah Abdali
  • Battle of Ghagra: 1529; Babur vs Mahmud Lodi; Bihar annexed
  • Battle of Khanva(1527): Babur vs Rana Sanga; Rajpur ruler.
  • Battle of Chandri( 1528): Babur vs Rajput

57. Who addressed Gandhiji as a 'one-man boundary force'?

a) Churchill

b) Attlee

c) Mountbatten

d) Simon

Answer. c;

58. For which of the following Session, did Congress elects its first women president?

a) Calcutta session 1917

b) Gaya Session 1922

c) Allahabad Session 1921

d) Lucknow Session 1916

Answer. a;

INC was formed in 1885. The first session was held in Bombay. 

In the 1917 Calcutta Session, Annie Besant presided over the Congress.

59. Who was the leader of the 1857 struggle for freedom in Lucknow?

a) Zeenat mahal

b) Nana Saheb

c) Hazrat Mahal

d) Tantya Tope

Answer. c;

60. Who was known by the nickname "Lokhitvadi"?

a) Gopal Hari Deshmukh

b) Mahadev Govind Ranade

c) Jyotiba Phule

d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Answer. a;

Gopal Hari Deshmukh: social reformer in Maharashtra. He composed articles on social changes in Maharashtra and a weekly paper Prabhakar under the nickname of Lokhitwadi.

61. What was "Kamagatamaru"?

a) An Industrial center

b) A harbor

c) A ship

d) An army unit

Answer. c;

Japanese ship Kamagatamaru, British India immigrate to Canada in April 1914 but most were denied entry and forced to return to Calcutta.

62. The "Cabinet mission" of 1946 was led by:

a) Sir Pethick  Lawrence

b) Lord Linlithgow

c) Lord Wavell

d) Sir John Simon

Answer. a;

63. The Tarkeshwar movement of 1924 in Bengal was against.

a) Corruption in temples

b) Violence

c) Arrest of political leaders

d) Communalism

Answer. a;

64. The "Deepavali Declaration " issued in the year 1929 was related to.

a) Communal problems

b) Dominion status

c) Labour leaders

d) Untouchability

Answer. b;

Deepavali Declaration is also called the Irwin Declaration made up by Lord Irwin. It is related to Dominion status.

65. Which of the following is the oldest and deepest lake in the world?

a) Lake Baikal

b) Lake Huron

c) Victoria Lake

d) Lake Winnipeg

Answer. a;

  • Lake Baikal: Deepest 1637-meter-deep, freshwater lake.
  • It is in Russia. It is north of Mongolia.

66. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

a) World's tallest waterfall: Tugela Falls

b) World's Largest freshwater lake: Lake Superior 

c) World's Highest navigable lake: Lake Titicaca

d) World's second deepest lake: Lake Tanganyika

Answer. A;

  • Largest freshwater by Volume: Lake Baikal; 20 % freshwater in the world.
  • In the surface areas, Lake Superior is the largest in the world. It is the greatest northern lake in North America.
  • Lake Titicaca is in South America. It is the highest navigable body between Peru and Bolivia.
  • Lake Tanganyika: Second oldest freshwater lake, second deepest, second large by value, and shared by four countries in Africa.
  • The tallest waterfall in the world is the Denmark Strait Cataract in the Ocean but on Land, it is an Angel waterfall in Venezuela. 
  • Tugela Waterfall is the second largest waterfall in the world, located in South Africa.

67. Which of the following desert is located in the Southern Hemisphere?

a) Kalahari

b) the Gobi

c) Chihuahuan

d) Sahara

Answer. a;

  • Desert Kalahari is located in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia.
  • The Gobi Desert is located in northern China and southern Mongolia.
  • Chihuahuan is located in northern Mexico.
  • Sahara is in northern Africa.

68. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

        Industry            Location

a)     Paper                Ontario

b)     Cotton Textiles Detroit

c)     Chemical                Texas

d)     Motor Car.             Nagoya

Answer.  b;

  • Ontario is in Central Canada and it is famous for mining, and the pulp and paper industry.
  • Detroit is famous for the Automobile industry.
  • Texas is famous for its petrochemical industries.
  • Nagoya is in Japan and it is famous for the automobile industry.

69. Which of the following countries has more than 30 % of its total areas under national parks?

a) Israel

b) Bhutan

c) Iceland

d) Gabon

Answer. a;

  • Israel: 30 %
  • Zambia: 32 %

70. Which of the following has been identified as a "Biodiversity hot spot" in India?

a) Sundarban

b) the Western Ghats

c) Manas

d) Cherapunchi

Answer. b;

Biodiversity hotspot of India:

  • Western Ghats
  • Sunda Land
  • Western Himalayas
  • Eastern Himalayas

71. Which of the following is not responsible for the increase in the biodiversity of an ecosystem?

a) Productivity of the ecosystem

b) Intermediate disturbance

c) Age of ecosystem

d) less number of tropic levels

Answer.  d

72. Arrange the following atmospheric zones in terms of the distance from the earth's surface in increasing order  and select the correct answer from the code given below:

1. Thermosphere

2. Troposphere

3. Stratosphere

4. Mesosphere

a) 1,3,,4,2

b) 2,3,1,4

c) 3,4,2,1

d) 2,3,4,1

Answer. d;

1. Troposphere(0-18km)> Stratosphere(11-50)> Mesosphere(50-90km)> Thermosphere/IONOsphere(90-800km)> Exosphere(800-36000km)

73. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.

        List-I                            List-II

A. Golden Triangle            1. Myanmar

B. Bermuda Triangle          2. Opium Processing areas of South East Area

C. Rice bowl of Far East 3. China

D. Red Basin                    4. North Atlantic Ocean


        A    B    C    D

a)    3    2    4    1

b)    2    4    1    3

c)    4    3    2    1

d)    1    4    3    2

Answer. b;

74. Which of the following is the most significant factor in coral bleaching?

a) Mining of Coral rocks

b) Outbreak of coral disease

c) Siltation of seawater

d) Global Warming

Answer. d;

75. The name of which of the following countries closely means "country of 40 tribes"?

a) Kazakhstan

b) Kyrgyzstan

c) Tajikistan

d) Uzbekistan

Answer. b;

Capital of Krygyzstan: Bhiskek

76. Which of the following countries is the largest producer of copper in the world:

a) Chile

b) China

c) Peru

d) the U.S.A.

Answer. a;

Chile > Peru > China > U.S.A.

77. Which of the following lakes of India is located in Jammu & Kashmir?

a) Phuljhar Lake

b) Koleru Lake

c) Anchar Lake

d) Hamirsar Lake

Answer. c

  • Phulijhar lake: Orissa
  • Koleru Lake: Andhra Pradesh
  • Anchar Lake: J & K near Srinagar
  • Hamirsar lake: Gujarat

78. Which of the following states is the largest in terms of fish production in India.

a) Gujarat

b) Kerala

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Tamil Nadu

Answer. c.

  • Inland fish: Andhra Pradesh(28 lakh tons is a major producer.
  • Marine Fish: Gujarat( 12 lakh tons) is the major producer.
  • Total fish producer states: Andhra Pradesh> West Bengal > Gujarat > Kerala > TN

79. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

        List-I                    List-II

        (Tribe)                (State)

A.    Toda                1. Sikkim

B.    Lepcha            2. Meghalaya

C.    Birhoor            3. Tamil Nadu

D.    Garo            4. Jharkhand


        A    B    C    D

a)    3    2    1    4

b)  3    1    4    2

c)   2    3    4    1

d)    4    2    1    3

Answer. b;

Toda-Tamilnadu; Lepcha-Sikkim; Birhoor: Jharkhand; Garo-Meghalaya;


80. According to the census of India 2011, the percentage growth of population in the country during the period of 2001-2011 was:

a) 31.34

b) 17.70

c) 13.31

d) 23.85

Answer. b;

  • 1951-61: 21.64
  • 1961-71:24.8
  • 1971-81:24.66
  • 1981-91:23.87
  • 1991-2001:21.54
  • 2001-2011:17.64

81. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

        Hot Springs                Location

a)    Manikaran                    Himachal Pradesh

b)     Jwalamukhi                Jammu & Kasmir

c)   Anhoni                        Madhya Pradesh

d) Tapta Pani                    Odisha

Answer. b;

Jwalamukhi is not a hot spring.

Manikaran: Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh

82. "Doodh-Ganga" river is located in;

a) Jammu and Kashmir

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Uttarakhand

d) West Bengal

Answer. a;

  • Doodh Ganga is a tributary of the Jhelum River and flows in Jammu and Kashmir.

83. Which of the following is not a part of Fundamental Duties under Indian Constitutions?

a) To defend the country and render national service.

b) To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture.

c) To help in organizing village Panchayats.

d) To safeguard public property and to abjure violence.

Answer. C;

A total of 11 fundamental duties are mentioned in Article 51 A, Part-IV-A of the constitution. 

Initially, there were 10 fundamental duties, an 11th was added in the 86th Constitutional Amendment.

1. Respect and obligate Constitution, National Flag, and Anthem.

2. Inspired national struggle and freedom.

3. Protect the integrity, sovereignty, and unity of India.

4. Defend the country when required.

5. Promote brotherhood amongst all the people.

6. Preserve the rich national heritage and composite culture.

7. Protect and improve the natural environment like lakes, rivers, etc.

8. Develop scientific temper and spirit.

9. Safeguard public property.

10. strive towards individual and collective activities.

11. to provide education to children 6-14 years.

84.  Match List-I and List-II and select the  correct answer from the code given below:

    List-I                            List-II

    (Lakes)                    (Location)

A. Ashtamudi            1. Haryana

B. Pulicat                   2. Kerala

C. Roopkund            3. Tamil Nadu

D. Surajkund            4. Uttarakhand


        A    B    C    D

a)    3    2    1    4

b)    2    3    4    1

c)    4    2    3    1

d)    1    4    2    3

Answer. b;

85. Which of the following soils of India has been formed due to weathering of basaltic lava?

a) Alluvial Soils

b) Laterite Soils

c) Red Soils

d) Regur Soils

Answer. d;

Regur soils are also called black soil which is predominantly found in the Deccan trap.

86. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution provides that the Speaker shall have and exercise a casting vote in the case of an equality of votes?

a) Article 99

b) Article 100

c) Article 102

d) Article 103

Answer. b;

87. Who can legislate on the subjects which are not included in any of the lists of the subject given in the Constitution?

a) Supreme Court

b) Parliament

c) State Legislative

d) Regional Councils

Answer. b;

88. In the absence of the President of India, if Voice-president is not available, who of the following can act as the President?

a) Chief Justice of India

b) Prime Minister

c) Speaker of Lok Sabha

d) Attorney General of India

Answer. a;

The Chief Justice of India or the Senior Judge of India acts as President.

89. Read the following and select the correct answer from the code given below:

Assertion(A): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to be headed by a person who has been a former chief justice of India.

Reason (R): The chairperson of NHRC hold office for a term of 5 years or till he attains the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier.

a) A is true, but R is false.

b) A is false but R is true.

c) Both A and R are true.

d) Both A and R are false

Answer. c.

90. Study the following statements and select the correct answer from the code given below:

Assertion (A): The state election commission is a constitutional authority.

Reason ( R): Elections to rural local bodies are overseen by the Election Commission of India.


a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

b) Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A.

c) A is false and R is true.

d) A is true and R is false.

Answer. d.

91. Which of the following writs can be issued by a High Court to secure the liberty of the Individual?

a) Mandamus

b) Quo-warranto

c) Habeas Corpus

d) Prohibition 

Answer. C;

92. Study the following statements and select the correct answer from the code given below:

Assertion(A): India has a written constitution.

Reason (R): The growth of strong regional parties is an indicator of regional aspirations.


a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

c) A is true but R is false.

d) A is false but R is true.

Answer. b.

93. The Joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha under Article 108 is summoned by:

a) The President 

b) Speaker of Lok Sabha

c) The Prime Minister

d) Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Answer. a.

  • Chairperson: Speaker of Lokasabha or Deputy Speaker of Loka Sabha or Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha.

94. Which of the following Fundamental Rights under the constitution is guaranteed only to the citizen of India and not to foreigners living in India?

a) Equality before the law

b) Freedom of speech and expression

c) Protection of life and personal liberty

d) Free practice of religion

Answer. b;

95. Which of the following cases outlined the basic structure doctrine of the Indian Constitution.

a) Gopalan vs. Madras state

b) Golaknath vs. Punjab state

c) Keshava Nand Bharti vs. Kerala State

d) None of these.

Answer. c.

96. Under which one of the following Articles, the procedure for removal of the president of India through the process of impeachment has been laid down.

a) Article 53

b) Article 61

c) Article 74

d) Article 13

Answer. b.

  • Article 61: Impeachment of President.
  • Article 124: Impeachment of Judge

97. Which of the following are not federal features of the Indian Constitution?

a) Distribution of power between centers and states.

b) Entirely Written constitution

c) Single Citizenship

d) Independent Judiciary

Answer. c.

  • Single Citizenship is not a federal feature of the Indian Constitution.

98. By which constitutional amendment act the number of Central Ministers has been limited to 15% of the total number of members of the Lok Sabha?

a) 91st Amendment

b) 92nd Amendment

c) 90th Amendment

d) None of the above

Answer. a. 91st Amendment restricts the 15 % limit.

  • Article: 72 also prescribes the number of Central Ministers has been limited to 15% of the total number of members of the Lok Sabha

99. The right to vote in India is:

a) Fundamental Right

b) Constitutional right

c) Natural right

d) a legal right

Answer. b. 

  • The right to vote in India is a Constitutional right.

100. The provision for representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Lok Sabha has been made in the Constitution under

a) Article 331

b) Article 221

c) Article 121

d) Article 139

Answer. a. Article 331, 2 seat reserve for the Anglo-Indian community.

  • In 2020, through the 104th Constitutional Amendment reservation of the Anglo-Indian community was abolished.

101. Indian Parliament consists of :

a) Lok Sabha Only

b) Rajya Sabha Only

c) Lok Sabha nad Rajya Sabha only

d) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, and the President.


102.The Executive Power of Central Government vests in:

a) The Prime Minister

b) The President

c) The Council of Minister

d) The Parliament

Answer. b;

President is only de-jure or nominal executive, real executive power is vested in the Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister(de facto).

103. Which of the following now decides the oil prices in India?

a) Ministry of Finance

b) Respective state government

c) Ministry of Petroleum

d) Oil Companies

Answer. d;

104: Anushakti Vidyut Nigam Limited is a Joint Venture of Nuclear Power Corporation of India and;





Answer. d;

105. Which of the following makes recommendations regarding the fixing of Minimum Support Prices for Various Crops?

a)  Indian Council of Agricultural Research


c) Commission for agricultural cost and prices.

d) Indian Agricultural Research Institute.

Answer. c;

106. As per Census 2011, the literacy rate of Uttar Pradesh in percentage is;

a) 74.01 

b) 72.60

c) 69.72

d) 70.60

Answer. c;

  • Person: 69.72; Male 79.24; Female-59.26 %;
  • Population: 19.96 crore
  • Decadal growth rate: 20.09
  • Sex Ratio: 908;
  • Density: 828

107: Time of Zero Hour in Parliament is;

a) 9 am to 10 am

b) 10 am to 11 am

c) 11 am to 12 noon

d) 12 noon to 1 pm

Answer. d;

  • Budget session( February to May), Monsoon session( July to September), Winter Session( November to December)
  • Zero Hour: 12 to 1PM;
  • In Zero Hour, MP raises issues on urgent public hearings. 
  • Zero hours is not mentioned in the rule of procedure and it is informal 
  • Question Hour: 11 to 12 noon.

108. Who amongst the following is not included in the electoral college for the election of the president of India.

a) Elected members of the House of the People.

b) Elected member of the Council of States.

c) Elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the states.

d) Elected members of the Legislative Council of the states.

Answer. d;

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