IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 4 - 6 of 100

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Question number: 4

» Geography

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

With reference to ‘Initiative for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. This initiative aims to demonstrate the improved production and post-harvest technologies, and to demonstrate value addition techniques, in an integrated manner, with cluster approach.
  2. Poor, small, marginal and tribal farmers have larger stake in this scheme.
  3. An important objective of the scheme is to encourage farmers of commercial crops to shift to millet cultivation by offering them free kits of critical inputs of nutrients and microirrigation equipment.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 only

c.

1 and 2 only

d.

2 and 3 only

Question number: 5

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chief Secretary in a State is appointed by the Governor of that State.

2. The Chief Secretary in a State has a fixed tenure.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Neither 1 nor 2

b.

1 only

c.

1 and 2

d.

2 only

Question number: 6

» History

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

With reference to the cultural history of India, the memorizing of chronicles, dynastic histories and Epictales was the profession of who of the following?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Parivraaj a k a

b.

Shramana

c.

Maagadha

d.

Agrahaarika

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