Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 74

Model Questions for UPSC PRE CSAT PAPER SET - 74

Passage: Instruction for question- read the followingpassage and answer the questions that follow. Your answers to the questions should be based on the passage only.

A calamity can strike any county, even one of the most developed ones. Its true that an advanced level of preparedness mitigates the consequences of the calamity .

But then you never know how deadly the calamity will be neither do use know why a particular place becomes the venue of disaster and it is no use questiong God’s way, as has long been established since the days of job. But these are things which man can be cautious against. For a number of tragedies are visited upon us for our doing. In our quest for development we forgot that things can go out of hand. In fact the powers of development blinds us to our limitations priding ourselves on vanquishing nature, we build casteless it is only the fury of nature that remains us from time to time that these are but castles of sand. Nuclear power is one such meme. No matter how much are we taught it as a peaceful means is repeatedly compress upon us that it had its genesis in bringing upon the world one of its Servest catastrophes the ghost of Hiroshima refuses to be burried and however Fukushima. If it can happen in developed county like Japan. One should think twice or thrice may be four times before embracing this technology. The safeguards are critical and should be developed. Before the project start in full swing. Whether it was three mile island , Chernobyl or Fukushima, there is a lot that developing countries need to learn before signing nuclear deal left right and centre.

Alternatively, it is not bad an idea to question what development means. Is it so complete thing as growth of per capita power consumption? Or is there another dimension that we fails to employ because of our tunnel vision. Its time we concentrated our energy on spiritual guest too. Its good to learn physic but here is nothing bad about learning metaphysics. 16

1. An officer has been given an important target for completion the should

(a) Achieve target by team work and cohesiveness.
(b) Important the plan work gradually
(c) Use his position to achieve the target.
(d) Put pressure on his subordinates.

2. You are the team leader you made a mistake while explaining a project to your team workers.a team member rudely points out the error. How will you react?

(a) You will become angry on him and scold him.
(b) You will feel sorry and improve your mistake.
(c) You will make a mockery of the employee
(d) You will take it lightly and leave the topic.

3. In, life, you often have a share a workspace with any person. What is an important point to Remember when sharing a workspace?

(a) Share your workspace with someone who has a similar way of working.
(b) Do not change the layout of the workspace without asking.
(c) Often crack jokes to make your colleague happy.
(d) Indulge in informal relation with your colleague.

4. There are some people who constantly by complain about one thing or the other. Which of the following  characteristics of individuals influence their satisfaction level?

(a) Educational level
(b) Experience
(c) Age
(d) Personality

5. A person went to a psychiatrist this problem was that words were not coming to him quickly during speaking the probable reason for this could be

(a) He has gone brain- dead
(b) He is losing his memory.
(c) He does 30 percent to 40 percent of his work by leaving voice- mail, ménage ore- mails.
(d) He is not talkative

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6. Everyone loves ATMS, but no one knows what it is doing the main problem with the ATMS is

(a) Banks have been scrambling now to get their customers into a relationship again
(b) Fake currency is very common in ATMS
(c) Problems of standing in a queue.
(d) Problematic for illterates.

7. A top executive of a major manufacturing plant were asked to survey the role that listening plays, is their work. Now he began to listen more actively this may be due to

(a) 80% of his work depends on his listening to someone or on someone else Listening to him
(b) Listening is an effective fool to avoid controversies
(c) Listening ensures good personality
(d) He was not good listener.

8. You are a dynamic head of the department you come to know about poor listening habits of your workers. you want to improve this. You introduced a course for listening improvement. What it should do?

(a) Build awareness to factors that affect listening ability
(b) Build the kind of rural experience that can produce good listening habits.
(c) Make them to read as it will automatically improve listening
(d) Both (a) and (b)

Direction: In each of the following questions two statements are given and there statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (i) & (ii). You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from
the two given statements disregarding commonly known  facts.Give answer

(a) if only (i) conclusion follows
(b) if only (ii) conclusion follows
(c) if neither (i) nor (ii) follows
(d) if both (i) and (ii) follow

9. Statements: All the flowers are leaves.. Some leaves are birds.


(i) Some birds are flowers.
(ii) Some leaves are flowers.

10. Statements:

All the window are door.
No door is a wall..


1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (a) 4 (b) 5 (c) 6 (c) 7 (b) 8 (d) 9 (a) 10 (d)

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