UPSC CSE/IAS Prelims 2018 General Studies Paper I with answer key and explanation

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91. 

Which of the following is/are the aim/aims of "Digital India" Plan of the Government of India?

1. Formation of India's own Internet companies like China did.
2. Establish a policy framework to encourage overseas multinational corporations that collect Big Data to build their large data centres within our national geographical boundaries.
3 Connect many of our villages to the Internet and bring Wi-Fi to many of our school, public places and major tourist

Select the correct answer using the code given below

1. 1 and 2 only 2. 3 only
3. 2 and 3 only 4. 1, 2 and 3



92. 

Consider the following pairs:

Town sometime mentioned in news Country
1.Aleppo –Syria
2.Kirkuk -Yemen
3.Mosul - Palestine
4.Mazar-i-Sharif - Afghanistan

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

1. 1 and 2 2. 1 and 4
3. 2 and 3 4. 3 and 4



93. 

In the federation established by The Government on India Act of 1935. Residuary Power were given to the

1. Federal Legislature 2. Governor General
3. Provincial Legislature 4. Provincial Governors



94. 

Consider the following statements:

1. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Shall vacate his/her office if he/she ceases to be a member of the Assembly.
2. Whenever the Legislative Assembly is dissolved, the Speaker shall vacate his/her immediately.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1. 1 only 2. 2 only
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



95. 

Which one of the following reflects the nicest, appropriate relationship between law and liberty?

1. if there are more laws, there is less liberty. 2. If there are no laws, there is no liberty.
3. If there is liberty, laws have to be made by the people. 4. If laws are changed too often, liberty is in danger.



96. 

Consider the following statements:

1. No criminal proceedings shall be instituted against the Governor of a State in any court during his term of office.
2. The emoluments and allowances of the Governor of a State shall not be diminished during his term of office.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1. 1 only 2. 2 only
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



97. 

The well-known painting "Bani Thani" belongs to the

1. Bundi school 2. Jaipur school
3. Kangra school 4. Kishangarh school



98. 

What is "Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)", sometimes seen in the news?

1. An Israeli radar system 2. India's indigenous anti-missile programme
3. An American anti missile system 4. A defence collaboration between Japan and South Korea



99. 

With reference to cultural history of India, consider the following statements :

1. Most of the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of Lord Krishna.
2. Tyagaraja created several new ragas.
3. Annamacharya and Tyagaraja are contemporaries.
4. Annamacharya kirtanas are devotional songs in praise of Lord Venkateshwara.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

1. 1 and 3 only 2. 2 and 4 only
3. 1, 2 and 3 4. 2, 3 and 4



100. 

Which of the following are regarded as the main features of the "Rule of Law" ?

1. Limitation of powers
2. Equality before law
3. People's responsibility to the Government
4. Liberty and civil rights

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

1. 1 and 3 only 2. 2 and 4 only
3. 1, 2 and 4 only 4. 1, 2, 3 and 4