UPPSC PCS, ACF and RFO Pre Exam Paper 2019 Paper 1 in English (Official Answer Key)

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61. Who prepared “C.R. Formula” to remove the political deadlock between Muslim League and Indian National Congress ?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Rajgopalachari
(c) Chittaranjan Das
(d) V. P. Menon

62. ‘The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism in India’ was written by
(a) Partha Sarthi Gupta
(b) S. Gopal
(c) B.R. Nanda
(d) Bipin Chandra

63. In which of the following the provisions for the protection and improvement of environment and safeguarding of forests and wildlife’ are found in the Constitution of India ?
(a) Only in the Directive Principles of State Policy
(b) Only in the Fundamental Duties
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above

64. With reference to Panchayats which of the statements is/are correct?
1. Fifty percent seats shall be reserved for the women of SC/ST categories.
2. Gram Sabha is a body consisting of all persons living in the village.
3. There will be a Panchayat at intermediate level.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes :

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) 3 only

65. Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), a Social Movement has been associated with which of the following in India ?
(a) RTE Act
(b) RTI Act
(d) National Health Mission (NHM)

66. National Social Assistance Programme does not include the following scheme for ‘Below Poverty Line’ households
(a) National Family Benefit Scheme
(b) Annapurna
(c) Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojna
(d) All of the above

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Answer – (C)

67. Who said ‘India is a Quasi-Federal State’?
(a) Lord Bryce
(b) Ivor Jannigs
(c) H. J. Laski
(d) K. C. Wheare

68. Arrange the following events in a chronological order and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
I. Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession.
II. Constitution of India was enforced.
III. Accession to India ratified by the Sovereign Constituent Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir.
IV. New Constitution of the State of Jammu and Kashmir came into force.
Codes :
(a) I, III, IV, II
(b) III, IV, I, II
(c) I, II, III, IV
(d) IV, III, II, I

69. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R).
Assertion (A) : The Supreme Court of India has exclusive jurisdiction regarding Constitutional validity of Central laws.
Reason (R) : The Supreme Court is the Guardian of the Indian Constitution.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes :
(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

70. National Panchayati Raj Day in India is celebrated on
(a) 26 January
(b) 2 October
(c) 21 April
(d) 24 April

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Answer – (D)

71. Which of the following Article was inserted by the 42nd Constitution Amendment to provide for participation of workers in management ?
(a) Article 38
(b) Article 39A
(c) Article 45
(d) Article 43A

72. What is the legal nature of the Preamble of the Constitution ?
(a) It is enforceable
(b) It is not enforceable
(c) It may be enforced in special circumstances
(d) None of the above

73. Which of the following is correct about the heading of the Article 162 of the Constitution of India ?
(a) Executive Power of State
(b) Conditions of Governor’s Office
(c) Term of the Office of Governor
(d) Extension of Executive Power of State

74. Which of the following temples is also known as Khajuraho of Vidarbha ?
(a) Markandeshwar
(c) Manudevi
(b) Kailash
(d) Bhimashankar

75. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
.     List – I                        List – II
(Typhoon Hurricane August September 2019) (Most affected country)
A. Dorian                        1. Bahamas
B. Hagibis                       2. China
C. Lekima                       3. Jeju, South Korea
D. Mitag                         4. Japan
Codes :
.   A B C D
(a) 1 2 4 3
(b) 1 4 2 3
(c) 4 2 3 1
(d) 3 4 2 1

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Answer – (B)

76. In October, 2019 India announced to establish a High Commission in which African country?
(a) Benin
(b) Gambia
(c) Guinia
(d) Sierra Leone

77. According to NITI Aay according to NITI Aayog which of the following states is at the top in the India Innovation Index 2019?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Haryana
(d) Karnataka

78. The author of the Booker Prize Win “Girl, Women, Other” is the Booker Prize Winner 2019 book’s
(a) Margaret Atwood
(b) Elif Shafak
(c) Salman Rushdie
(d) Bernadine Evaristo

79. Whom did P.V. Sindhu be om did P.V. Sindhu beat to win the first ever Gold Medal for India in Women’s Single Badminton Championship in the final match ?
(a) Carolina Marin
(b) Tai Tzu Ying
(c) Nozomi Okuhara
(d) None of these

80. Which hydropower plant in Bhutan was inaugurated recently by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ?
(a) Chhukha Power Plant
(b) Dagachhu Power Plant
(c) Kurichha Power Plant
(d) Mangdechhu Power Plant

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