UPSC Civi Services General Studies Paper 1980
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The Question Paper of the UPSC Civil ServicesExam 1989, General Studies Paper I is attached below. Before downloading the complete paper, see some sample questions from the paper

1.  Which dynasty was well­known for excellent village administration ?
(a) Pandyas
(b) Pallavas
© Cholas
(d) Chalukyas

2.  The Ajanta Caves were built during the period of
(a) Guptas
(b) Kushans
© Mauryas
(d) Chalukyas

3.  The Indus Valley people had contacts with
(a) Egyptians
(b) Sumerians
© Chinese
(d) Mesopotamians

4.  In which way Sarnath is associated with Lord Buddha ?
(a) He resided there
(b) He was born there
© He ruled there
(d) He preached his first Sermon there

5.  Which of the following is the most important cause for the decline of Buddhism after Ashoka?
(a) Non­patronage by the kings
(b) Condemnation of animal sacrifices
© Growth of licentious practices in Buddhist centres
(d) Allegiance to the middle path

6.  What was not the most important feature of land revenue system of Akbar ?
(a) Collection of land revenue in kind or cash
(b) Collection of land revenue based on accurate measurement of land
© Collection of land revenue directly at the central treasury
(d) Fixation of rates


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