Wednesday, 27 August 2014

UPSC Exam-Civil Services Exam-2014-CSAT Paper 2 Question and Answer- Part 4

Civil Services Exam-2014-CSAT Paper 2- Question and Answer Part 4

61. The letters L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T in their order are substituted by nine integers 1 to 9 but not in that order. 4 is assigned to P. The difference between P and T is 5. The   difference between N and T is 3. What is the integer assigned to N?
(a)   7
(b)   5
(c)   4
(d)   6

Answer: D

62. The  number  of  deaths  among  the  army personnel  is 8  in 1000,  but  among  the  civilian population it is 20 per 1000. Which one of the following inferences can be drawn from this statement?
(a)   It is better to join the army.

(b)   The relationship is fortuitous.

(c)   Quality of Life Index is very high within the armed forces.
(d)   The groups cannot be  compared due to their heterogeneity.

Answer: D

63. Given the statement : “Buses are the cause of more accidents than cars, and trucks cause fewer accidents than buses”, which of the following conclusions can we draw?
(a) There are more buses on the road than trucks.
(b) Car drivers are more careful than bus drivers.
(c) Truck  drivers  are  more  skilled  than either car or bus drivers.
(d) None of the above

Answer: D

64. “If political leadership fails to emerge, there is likelihood of military taking over power   in  developing  countries. Radical  student groups or labour may try to raise revolution   but they are not likely to compete with the military. Military  intervention,  rule,  and   withdrawal from politics is closely related to a society’s level of political  development”.

In the context of political development, the assumption in the above passage is that
(a)   Political leadership is not an effective instrument.
(b)   Military fills in political vacuum.
(c)   Military intervention is inevitable for development.
(d)   None of the above

Answer: B

65. Four persons, Alok, Bhupesh, Chander and Dinesh have a total of Rs. 100 among themselves.  Alok and Bbupesh between them have as much money as Chander and Dinesh between them, but Alok has more money than Bhupesh; and Chander has only half the money that Dinesh has. Alok has in fact Rs. 5 more than Dinesh has. Who has the maximum amount of money?

(a)  Alok

(b)  Bhupesh

(c)  Chander

(d)  Dinesh

Answer: A

66. Examine the following statements:

1.        George attends Music Classes on Monday.

2.        He attends Mathematics classes’ onWednesday.

3.        His Literature classes are not on Friday.

4.        He attends History classes on the day   following   the   day   of   his          Mathematics classes.

5.        On Tuesday, he attends his Sports classes.
If he attends just one subject in a day and his Sunday is free, then he is also free on

(a) Monday

(b) Thursday

(c) Saturday

(d) Friday

Answer: D

67. In a row ‘A’ is in the 11th position from the left and ‘B’ is in the 10th position from the right. If ‘A’ and ‘B’ interchange, then ‘A’ becomes 18th from the left.  How many persons are there in the row other than ‘A’ and ‘B’?

(a)    27

(b)    26

(c)    25

(d)    24

Answer: C

68. Location of B is north of A and location of C is east of A. The distances AB and AC are 5 km and 12 km respectively.  The shortest distance (in km) between the locations B and C is

(a)    60

(b)    13

(c)    17

(d)    7

Answer: B

69. Two cars start towards each other, from two places A and B which are at a distance of 160 km. They start at the same time 08: 10 AM. If the speeds of the cars are 50 km and 30 km per hour respectively, they will meet each other at
(a)    10 : 10 AM
(b)    10 : 30 AM
(c)    11 : 10 AM
(d)    11 : 20 AM

Answer: A

76. If the 3rd day of a month is Monday, which one of the following will be the fifth day from 21st of this month?
(a) Monday
(b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Friday

Answer: C

77. For a charity show, the total tickets sold were 420. Half of these tickets were sold at the rate of Rs. 5 each, one-third at the rate of Rs. 3 each and the rest for Rs. 2 each.   What was the total amount received?
(a) Rs. 900
(b) Rs. 1,540
(c) Rs. 1,610
(d) Rs. 2,000

Answer: C

Directions for the following 3 (three) items:
Read the passage given below and answer the items that follow.
A, B, C, D, E, F are members of a family. They are engineer, stenographer, doctor, draughtsman, lawyer and judge (not in order). A, the engineer is married to the lady stenographer.  The judge is married to the lawyer. F, the draughtsman is the son of B and brother of E. C, the lawyer is the daughter-in-law of D. E is the unmarried doctor. D is the grandmother of F.  There are two married couples in the family.

78. What is the profession of B?

(a)   Judge

(b)   Lawyer

(c)   Draughtsman

(d)   Cannot be determined

Answer: A

79. Which   of   the   following   is/are   a couple/couples?

(a)   AD only

(b)   BC only

(c)   Both AD and BC

(d)   Both AC and BD

Answer: C

80. What is the profession of D?
     (a)   Judge
(b)   Stenographer
(c)   Doctor
(d)   Cannot be determined

Answer: B

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