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GS Question Paper of UP Combined Lower Subordinate (General Selection) Services Main Exam 1998

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The following is the General Studies question paper of 1998 UP Combined Lower Subordinate Services Main Examination. Read the question paper to upgrade your preparation for the upcoming UP Combined Lower Subordinate (General Selection) Services Main Examination 2008. The Exam is scheduled to be held on January 15, 2012.


UP Combined Lower Subordinate Services (Main) Special Exam 1998

General Studies


Time: 3 Hours                                                              Maximum Marks : 100


Note: (i) Marks Carried by each question are indicated at its end.

(ii) All question are compulsory.

1.  Give a brief account of major achievements in the relam of biotechnology in India. (Words Limit : 250)   10

2.  Write short notes on the following : (Words Limit : 50 each)  10

(i) Binary chemical weapons

(ii) E-Mail

(iii) Insat-2E

(iv) Gene Bank

(v) Agni-II

3.  Give a brief account of the following:  (Words Limit : 125 each)  10

(i) Kosovo Crisis

(ii) Twelfth Lok Sabha

4.  (a) Why have the following been in the news recently : (Words Limit : 25 each)  5

(i) Ms Regina Paz Lopez

(ii) Anwar Ibrahim

(iii) Girish Karnad

(iv) Giridhar Gamang

(v) Arun Bhatia

(b) Name the victors of the following competitions :  5

(i) Japan Open - 1999 (Women's Single)

(ii) Sheesh Mahal Trophy - 1999

(iii) Beighton Cup - 1999

(iv) Ranji Trophy - 1999

(v) SAFF Cup - 1999

5. Write notes on the following : (Words limit: 125 each)  10

(i) Harappan Culture

(ii) khalsa Panth

6. Write notes on the following : (Words limit: 125 each)  10

(i) Swadeshi Movement

(ii) Cabinet Mission Plan

7. Discuss the role of the President in the working of Paliamentary system of Government in India.  (Words limit : 250)  10

8. What are the main components of non-plan expenditure of the Government of India? Examine the trends in the increase in this expenditure. (words limit : 250) 10

9. Write notes on the following : (Words limit: 125 each) 10

(i) Indian Party System

(ii) Prominent features of the Union Budget (1999-2000)

10. (a) Discuss the factors leading India towards 'population explosion'. (Words limit : 125)   5

(b) Where are the following minerals found in India :  5

(i) Chromite

(ii) Mica

(iii) Pyrites

(iv) Uranium

(v) Magnetite

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Mourya Vinaykumar,

Please give me new syllabus of UP PCS

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