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IAS(Civil Services) Prelim Exam 2013: Sample paper for GS Paper 1

Jan 29, 2013 14:16 IST

    Here you can find  GS sample paper 1 for IAS( Civil Services) Prelim exam 2013. It will help in fetching more marks in the examination. The nature of exam is such that you need to do a lot of practice before facing the actual test. The sample papers can provide you valuable inputs during your exam preparation. It will give you an edge over other competitors. The sample papers will give you an idea about the pattern of Civil services exam and develop a strategy in advance.

    1. In the areas covered under the Panchayat (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, what is the role/power of Gram Sabha?

    1. Gram Sabha has the power to prevent alienation of land in the Scheduled Areas.
    2. Gram Sabha has the ownership of minor forest produce.
    3. Recommendation of Gram Sabha is required for granting prospecting licence or mining lease for any mineral in the Scheduled Areas.

    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

    Answer: (b)

    2. In the Parliament of India, the purpose of an adjournment motion is

    (a) To allow a discussion on a definite matter of urgent public importance
    (b) To let opposition members collect information from the ministers
    (c) To allow a reduction of specific amount in demand for grant
    (d) To postpone the proceedings to check the inappropriate or violent behaviour on the part of some members

    Answer: (a)

    3. How does National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) help in protecting the Indian agriculture?


    1. NBA checks the biopiracy and protects the indigenous and traditional genetic resources.
    2. NBA directly monitors and supervises the scientific research on genetic modification of crop plants.
    3. Application for Intellectual Property Rights related to genetic/biological resources cannot be made without the approval of NBA.

    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

    Answer: (c)

    4. The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 was enacted in consonance with which of the following provisions of the constitution of India?

    1. Right to healthy environment, construed as a part of Right to life under Article 21
    2. Provision of grants for raising the level of administration in the Scheduled Tribes under Article 275(1).
    3. Power and functions of Gram Sabha as mentioned under Article 243(A)

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    (a) 1 only
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1 and 3 only
    (d) 1, 2 and 3

    Answer: (a)


    IAS(Civil Services) Prelim Exam 2013: Sample paper for GS Paper 1


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