UPSC Civil Services GS Question paper 1981
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Previous year question paper of IAS Civil Services examination General Studies paper of the exam 1981.

Sample questions from the paper

1. Which famous judgement restricted the authority of the
Parliament to amend the Constitution so as to damage or destroy its
basic or essential features or its basic structure ?
(a) Golaknath case
(b) Balananda Saraswati case
© Minerva Mills Ltd. and others case
(d) Keshvanand Bharti case

2. Which of the following High Courts covers more than one
State/Union Territories?
(a) Delhi
(b) Allahabad
© Gauhati
(d) None of these

3. What is the function of the Small Farmers Development
Agency ?
(a) To arrange credit through institutional source
(b) To draw up suitable programme for improved agriculture and
subsidiary occupations
© Development of rural artisans and rural industries
(d) All of the above

4. What is the shortest route from Moscow to San Francisco ?
(a) Moscow to Europe; crossing Atlantic and East coast of North America
(b) Over the North pole and over Canada and crossing Pacific
© Moscow to Siberia to Japan and crossing Pacific
(d) Moscow to Europe to Greenland; crossing Atlantic and then North America

5. What is the best way of increasing agricultural output in India ?
(a) By using more fertilisers
(b) By using more water
© By increasing the area under cultivation
(d) By using better seeds, requisite amount of fertilisers and modern technology


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