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UPSC IAS Previous Year Prelims Paper - CSP 1992


1. 
Science And Technology
CSP 1992

The gas used for artificial ripening of green fruits is

A. Carbon dioxide
B. Ethane
C. Hydrogen
D. acetylene (ethyne)

Answer: Option D


2. 
Current Affairs
CSP 1992

The average growth achieved during the Seventh Five-Year Plan in India (in terms of GDP at factor cost) was

A. 3.5
B. 4.2
C. 5.1
D. 5.6

Answer: Option D


3. 
Environment
CSP 1992

Which one of the following plants can fix nitrogen from air?

A. Rice
B. Wheat
C. Pea
D. Maize

Answer: Option C


4. 
Science And Technology
CSP 1992

Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is

A. Magnesium
B. Copper
C. Calcium
D. Iron

Answer: Option A


5. 
Science And Technology
CSP 1992

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists.
List I List II
A. Islets of Langerhans 1. Calcitonin
B. Pituitary gland 2. Epinephrine
C. Thyroid gland 3. Growth hormone
D. Adrenal gland 4. Insulin
Codes:
A B C D

A. 4 3 2 1
B. 4 3 1 2
C. 3 4 1 2
D. 3 2 4 1

Answer: Option B