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UPSC CISF Assistant Commandant Exam 2013: Question Paper- 20 Oct 2013

Nov 6, 2013 17:47 IST

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted CISF Assistant Commandants Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2013 for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Commandant Executive. The common written examination was conducted on 20 October 2013. Eligible candidates will be selected after evaluating the performance of the candidates in written examination and personal interviews.

    The written examination was comprised of two papers as follows.

    Paper-I: General ability and Intelligence and Professional Skill which contain 150 question of total 300 Marks. The duration to complete this paper is 2 ½ hours.

    Paper II: The question on this paper covers three sections i.e. Essay, Precise Writing and Comprehension contains 100 Marks and the candidates have 2 hours to complete the paper.

    Some questions from the question paper are as below.

    1. The Chipko Movement

    1. was an environmental movement to prevent cutting down of trees
    2. raised the question of ecological and economic exploitation
    3. is a movement against alcoholism as its broadened agenda
    4. demanded that local communities should have control over their natural resources

    Select the correct answer using the code given below.

    (a) 1 and 2 only
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1, 3 and 4 only
    (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. The Parliament of India may form a new State by separation of territory from any State or by unifying any territory to a part of any State. Which of the following procedures is/are true in this regard?

    1. By a simple majority and by the ordinary legislative process
    2. On the recommendation of the President, who usually has to refer the bill to the legislature of the State(s) which is/are going to be affected by the changes proposed in the bill
    3. On the advice of the Prime Minister to the President

    Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

    3. A bill introduced in the Parliament, in order to become an Act, has to have which of the following procedures to be followed?

    1. It is to be passed by both the Houses of the Parliament.
    2. The President has to give his/her assent.
    3. The Prime Minister has to sign it after the ratification by the Parliament.
    4. The Supreme Court has to approve and declare it to be within the jurisdiction of the Parliament.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below.

    (a) 1 and 2 only
    (b) 1, 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
    (d) 3 and 4 only

    4. Which of the following statements is / are correct?

    1. Offices connected with a religious or denominated institution may be reserved for members professing the particular religion to which the institution relates.
    2. The State may reserve any post or appointment in favour of any backward class of citizens who, in the opinion of the State, are not adequately represented in the services under that State.
    3. No citizen shall, on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, descent, place of birth or any of them, be ineligible for any office under the State.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

    5. Consider the following statements:

    1. While the Fundamental Rights constitute limitations on State action, the Directive Principles are in the nature of instruments of instruction to the government of the day to do certain things and to achieve certain goals by their actions.
    2. The Directive Principles, however, require to be implemented by legislations and so long as there is no law carrying out the policy laid down in a Directive Principle, neither the State nor an individual can violate any existing law or legal rights under the colour of getting a Directive.
    3. The Directive Principles are enforceable in the courts and create justiciable rights in favour of the individual.

    Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

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

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