UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers with Solutions – Download PDF

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UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers with Solutions

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UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers with Solutions

English

Spotting Error:

Ques-1). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. Locke’s treatises on government toleration and education
  2. show a mind fully awake in
  3. the possibilities of social reconstruction.
  4. No error.

Ans-) B

Ques-2). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. You will get
  2. all the information
  3. if you read this booklet carefully.
  4. No error.

Ans-) A

Ques-3). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. None of the students attending your class
  2. answered your questions
  3. did they?
  4. No error.

Ans-) C

Ques-4). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. An animal
  2. can be just as unhappy in a vast area
  3. or in a small one
  4. No error.

Ans-) C

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Ques-5). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. He is working in
  2. a bank in New Delhi
  3. for the past several months.
  4. No error.

Ans-) A

Ques-6). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. The scientist must follow
  2. his hunches and his data
  3. wherever it may lead.
  4. No error.

Ans-) C

Ques-7). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. Each one of the boys
  2. have paid
  3. the tuition-fee.
  4. No error.

Ans-) B

English Language Quiz

Ques-8). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. A large scale exchange of nuclear weapons
  2. will produce unprecedented amounts of radiation
  3. that can penetrate into the biological tissue.
  4. No error.

Ans-) C

Ques-9). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. He asked me
  2. why did I call
  3. him a rogue.
  4. No error.

Ans-) B

Ques-10). (solve as per the direction given above)

  1. Were you
  2. given a choice
  3. or you had to do it?
  4. No error.

Ans-) A

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Synonyms

Ques-1). WARY

  1. Sad
  2. vigilant
  3. Distorted
  4. Tired

Ans-)B

Ques-2). RABBLE

  1. Mob
  2. Noise
  3. Roar
  4. Rubbish

Ans-) A

Ques-3).  MAYHEM

  1. Jubilation
  2. Havoc
  3. Excitement
  4. Defeat

Ans-) B

Ques-4).  PONDER

  1. Think
  2. Evaluate
  3. Anticipate
  4. Increase

Ans-) A

Ques-5).  CONNOISSEUR

  1. Ignorant
  2. Lover of art
  3. Interpreter
  4. Delinquent

Ans-) B

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Antonyms

Ques-1). LOQUACIOUS

  1. Reticent
  2. Talkative
  3. Garrulous
  4. Verbose

Ans-) A

Ques-2). CONFESS

  1. Deny
  2. Refuse
  3. Contest
  4. Contend

Ans-) A

Ques-3). ANNOY

  1. Praise
  2. Rejoice
  3. Please
  4. Reward

Ans-) C

Ques-4). REPEL

  1. Attend
  2. Concentrate
  3. Continue
  4. Attract

Ans-)D

 Ques-5). SUPPRESS

  1. Encourage
  2. Allow
  3. Praise
  4. Permit

Ans-) A

In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option ‘D’ is the answer.

Ques-1). The cloud of misfortunes appears to have blown out.

  1. over
  2. up
  3. away
  4. No improvement

Ans-) A

Ques-2). While we would like that all Indian Children to go to school, we need to ponder why they do not.

  1. that all the Indian children
  2. if all the children of India
  3. all Indian children
  4. No improvement

Ans-) C

Ques-3).  In India today many of our intellectuals still talk in terms of the French Revolution and the Rights of Man, not appreciating that much has happened since then.

  1. much has been happening
  2. much had happened
  3. much might happen
  4. No improvement

Ans-) D

Ques-4).  I shall be grateful to you if you are of help to me now.

  1. help
  2. would help
  3. helped
  4. No improvement

Ans-) B

Ques-5). The logic of Berlin wall already had been undermined but when the news came through that the wall itself had been opened I jumped into a car.

  1. had been undetermined already
  2. had already been undetermined
  3. had been already undetermined
  4. No improvement

Ans-) A

General Knowledge

Ques-1). First International Peace Congress was held in London in

  1. 1564 AD
  2. 1798 AD
  3. 1843 AD
  4. 1901 AD

Ans-) C

Ques-2). For seeing objects at the surface of water from a submarine under water, the instrument used is

  1. kaleidoscope
  2. periscope
  3. spectroscope
  4. telescope

Ans-) B

Ques-3). Dr. Zakir Hussain was

  1. the first Muslim president of India
  2. first vice president of India
  3. first president of Indian National Congress
  4. first speaker of Lok Sabha

Ans-) A

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Ques-4). G-15 is an economic grouping of

  1. First World Nations
  2. Second World Nations
  3. Third World Nations
  4. Fourth World Nations

Ans-) C

Ques-5). Fathometer is used to measure

  1. Earthquakes
  2. Rainfall
  3. Ocean depth
  4. Sound intensity
  5. Elementary Mathematics

Ans-) C

Ques-6). The headquarters of the National Power Training institute is located in

  1. Pune
  2. Bhopal
  3. Faridabad
  4. Lucknow

Ans-) C

Ques-7). The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University is at which of the following places?

  1. Aurangabad
  2. Nanded
  3. Parbhani
  4. Nagpur

Ans-) A

Ques-8).The Indian Institute of Science is located at

  1. Kerala
  2. Madras
  3. Bangalore
  4. New Delhi

Ans-) C

GK Questions with Answers

Ques-9). ‘Bagh’, a village in Gwalior is famous for

  1. Sculptures
  2. Architecture
  3. Cave Painting
  4. All of the above

Ans-) C

Ques-10). Which city is known as ‘Electronic City of India’?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Guragon
  4. Bangalore

Ans-) D

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Elementary Mathematics

Ques-1). How many seconds will a 500 metre long train take to cross a man walking with a speed of 3 km/hr in the direction of the moving train if the speed of the train is 63 km/hr?

  1. 25
  2. 30
  3. 40
  4. 45

Ans-) B

Ques-2). Two goods train each 500 m long, are running in opposite directions on parallel tracks. Their speeds are 45 km/hr and 30 km/hr respectively. Find the time taken by the slower train to pass the driver of the faster one.

  1. 12 sec
  2. 24 sec
  3. 48 sec
  4. 60 sec

Ans-) B

Ques-3). Two trains are running in opposite directions with the same speed. If the length of each train is 120 metres and they cross each other in 12 seconds, then the speed of each train (in km/hr) is:

  1. 10
  2. 18
  3. 36
  4. 72

Ans-) C

Ques-4). Two trains of equal lengths take 10 seconds and 15 seconds respectively to cross a telegraph post. If the length of each train be 120 metres, in what time (in seconds) will they cross each other travelling in opposite direction?

  1. 10
  2. 12
  3. 15
  4. 20

Ans-) B

Quantitative Aptitude Quiz

Ques-5).  A train 108 m long moving at a speed of 50 km/hr crosses a train 112 m long coming from opposite direction in 6 seconds. The speed of the second train is:

  1. 48 km/hr
  2. 54 km/hr
  3. 66 km/hr
  4. 82 km/hr

Ans-) D

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Ques-6).  The average weight of A, B and C is 45 kg. If the average weight of A and B be 40 kg and that of B and C be 43 kg, then the weight of B is:

  1. 17 kg
  2. 20 kg
  3. 26 kg
  4. 31 kg

Ans-) D

Ques-7).  The average weight of 16 boys in a class is 50.25 kg and that of the remaining 8 boys is 45.15 kg. Find the average weights of all the boys in the class.

  1. 47.55 kg
  2. 48 kg
  3. 48.55 kg
  4. 49.25 kg

Ans-) C

Ques-8).  A library has an average of 510 visitors on Sundays and 240 on other days. The average number of visitors per day in a month of 30 days beginning with a Sunday is:

  1. 250
  2. 276
  3. 280
  4. 285

Ans-) D

Ques-9).  If the average marks of three batches of 55, 60 and 45 students respectively is 50, 55, 60, then the average marks of all the students is:

  1. 53.33
  2. 54.68
  3. 55
  4. None of these

Ans-) B

Ques-10).  A pupil’s marks were wrongly entered as 83 instead of 63. Due to that the average marks for the class got increased by half (1/2). The number of pupils in the class is:

  1. 10
  2. 20
  3. 40
  4. 73

Ans-) C

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