UPSC IAS Civil Services Answer Key 2015 - GS Question Paper

UPSC IAS Civil Services 2015 Exam Conducted by Union Public Service Commission on 23rd August Sunday. Download Official and Unofficial Answer Key of UPSC CS 2015 with Solutions PDF. These questions are asked in General Studies Set D Question Paper.

With reference to Congress Socialist Party, consider the following statements:

1. It advocated the boycott of British goods and evasion of taxes.

2. It wanted to establish the dictatorship of proletariat.

3. It advocated separate electorate for minorities and oppressed classes.

Which if the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only
[B] 3 only
[C] 1,2 and 3
[D] None

Consider the following statements:

1. The Rajya Sabha has no power either to reject or to amend a money Bill.

2. The Rajya Sabha cannot vote on the Demands for Grants.

3. The Rajya Sabha cannot discuss the Annual Financial Statements.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 and 2 only
[C] 2 and 3 only
[D] 1,2 and 3

The Government of India Act Of 1919 clearly defined

[A] the separation of power between the judiciary and the legislature
[B] the jurisdiction of the central and provincial governments
[C] the powers of the Secretary of State for India and the Viceroy
[D] None of the Above

Which of the following brings out the Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers?

[A] The Reserve Bank of India
[B] The Department of Economic Affairs
[C] The Labour Bureau
[D] The Department of Personnel and Training

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:

1. It is the world’s largest neutrino detector, encompassing a cubic kilometer of ice.

2. It is a powerful telescope to search for dark matter.

3. It is buried deep in the ice.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only
[B] 2 and 3 only
[C] 1 and 3 only
[D] 1, 2 and 3

The terms ‘Agreement on 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

[A] Food and Agriculture Organization
[B] United Nations Framework Conference on climate Change
[C] World Trade Organization
[D] United Nations Environment Programme
7. With reference to 'Near Field Communication (NSC) Technology', which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is a contactless communication technology that uses electromagnetic radio fields.

2. NFC is designed for use by devices which can be at a distance of even a metre from each other.

3. NFC can use encryption when sending sensitive information.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
[A] 1 and 2 only
[B] 3 only
[C] 1 and 3 only
[D] 1,2 and 3
8. The area known as 'Golan Heights' sometimes appears in the news in the context of the events related to
[A] Central Asia
[B] Middle East
[C] South-East Asia
[D] Central Africa
9. Convertibility of rupee implies
[A] being able to convert rupee notes into gold
[B] allowing the value of rupee to be fixed by market forces
[C] freely permitting the conversion of rupee to other currencies and vice versa
[D] developing an international market for currencies in India
10. considered the following pairs:

Medieval Indian State : Present Region

1. Champaka : Central India
2. Durgara : Jammu
3. Kuluta : Malabar

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 only
[C] 1 and 3
[D] 3 only
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