UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper II 2023 (CSAT)

Paper was held on
Sun, May 28, 2023 9:00 AM

## Basic Numeracy

Raj has ten pairs of red, nine pairs of white and eight pairs of black shoes in a box. If he randomly picks shoes one by

View Question In how many ways can a batsman score exactly 25 runs by scoring single runs, fours and sixes only, irrespective of the s

View Question There are four letters and four envelopes and exactly one letter is to be put in exactly one envelope with the correct a

View Question What is the remainder when 85 × 87 × 89 × 91 × 95 × 96 is divided by 100?

View Question What is the unit digit in the expansion of (57242)9×7×5×3×1?

View Question If ABC and DEF are both 3-digit numbers such that A, B, C, D, E and F are distinct non-zero digits such that ABC +&

View Question D is a 3-digit number such that the ratio of the number to the sum of its digits is least. What is the difference betwee

View Question Three of the five positive integers p, q, r, s, t are even and two of them are odd (not necessarily in order). Consider

View Question Consider the following in respect of prime number p and composite number c.
1. $\frac{\mathrm{p}+\mathrm{c}}{\mathrm{p}

View Question A 3-digit number ABC, on multiplication with D gives 37DD where A, B, C and D are different non-zero digits. What is the

View Question For any choices of values of X, Y and Z, the 6-digit number of the form XYZXYZ is divisible by:

View Question 125 identical cubes are arranged in the form of a cubical block. How many cubes are surrounded by other cubes from each

View Question How many distinct 8-digit numbers can be formed by rearranging the digits of the number 11223344 such that odd digits oc

View Question A, B, C working independently can do a piece of work in 8, 16 and 12 days respectively. A alone works on Monday, B alone

View Question Let x be a positive integer such that 7x + 96 is divisible by x. How many values of x are possible?

View Question If p, q, r and s are distinct single digit positive numbers, then what is the greatest value of (p + q) (r + s)?

View Question A number N is formed by writing 9 for 99 times. What is the remainder if N is divided by 13?

View Question Each digit of a 9-digit number is 1. It is multiplied by itself. What is the sum of the digits of the resulting number?

View Question What is the sum of all digits which appear in all the integers from 10 to 100?

View Question ABCD is a square. One point on each of AB and CD; and two distinct points on each of BC and DA are chosen. How many dist

View Question A box contains 14 black balls, 20 blue balls, 26 green balls, 28 yellow balls, 38 red balls and 54 white balls. Consider

View Question A principal P becomes Q in 1 year when compounded half-yearly with R% annual rate of interest. If the same principal P b

View Question How many natural numbers are there which give a remainder of 31 when 1186 is divided by these natural numbers?

View Question Let pp, qq and rr be 2-digit numbers where p < q < r. If pp + qq + rr = tt0, where tt0 is a 3-digit number ending

View Question What is the sum of all 4-digit numbers less than 2000 formed by the digits 1, 2, 3 and 4, where none of the digits is re

View Question What is the number of selections of 10 consecutive objects in clockwise direction out of 12 objects arranged in a circle

View Question If today is Sunday, then which day is it exactly on 1010 th day?

View Question There are three traffic signals. Each signal changes colour from green to red and then from red to green. The first sign

View Question 40 children are standing in a circle and one of them (say child-1) has a ring. The ring is passed clockwise. Child-1 pas

View Question Question: Is (p + q - r) greater than (p - q + r), where p, q and r are integers ?
Statement-1: (p - q) is positive.
S

View Question In a party, 75 persons took tea, 60 persons took coffee and 15 persons took both tea and coffee. No one taking milk take

View Question Consider a 3-digit number.
Question: What is the number?
Statement-1: The sum of the digits of the number is equal to

View Question For five children with ages a < b < c < d < e; any two successive ages differ by 2 years.
Question: What is

View Question In an examination, the maximum marks for each of the four papers namely P, Q, R and S are 100. Marks scored by the stude

View Question A flag has to be designed with 4 horizontal stripes using some or all of the colours red, green and yellow. What is the

View Question A rectangular floor measures 4 m in length and 2.2 m in breadth. Tiles of size 140 cm by 60 cm have to be laid such that

View Question There are five persons P, Q, R, S and T each one of whom has to be assigned one task. Neither P nor Q can be assign

View Question There are large number of silver coins weighing 2 gm, 5 gm, 10 gm, 25 gm, 50 gm each. Consider the following statements:

View Question What is the remainder if 2192 is divided by 6?

View Question AB and CD are 2-digit numbers. Multiplying AB with CD results in a 3-digit number DEF. Adding DEF to another 3-digit num

View Question A cuboid of dimensions 7 cm × 5 cm × 3 cm is painted red, green and blue colour on each pair of opposite faces of d

View Question The letters of the word "INCOMPREHENSIBILITIES" are arranged alphabetically in reverse order. How many positions of the

View Question ## Comprehension

Which one of the following statements best reflects the most rational, practical and immediate action required to ensure

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects what is implied by the passage?

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the most logical and rational message conveyed by the author of the

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the crucial message conveyed by the author of the passage?

View Question Which one of the following statements best implies the most rational assumption that can be made from the passage?

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the crux of the passage?

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the most logical and rational implication conveyed by the passage?

View Question Which of the following statements best reflects the logical inference from the passage given above?

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the most logical and rational inference that can be drawn from the p

View Question Based on the above passage, the following assumptions have been made:
1. Collection, processing and segregation of muni

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the crux of the passage?

View Question Based on the above passage, the following assumptions have been made:
1. Organic farming is inherently unsafe for both

View Question Which one of the following statements best reflects the most logical, rational and practical message conveyed by the aut

View Question Food consumption patterns have changed substantially in India over the past few decades. This has resulted in the disapp

View Question Scientists studied the vernal window transition period from winter to the growing season. They found that warmer winters

View Question A global analysis of nitrogen use efficiency a measure of the amount of nitrogen a plant takes in to grow versus what is

View Question Along with sustainable lifestyles, climate justice is regarded as a significant principle in environmental parlance. Bot

View Question Sourcing food from non-agricultural lands (uncultivated systems such as forests, wetlands, pastures, etc) in addition to

View Question While awareness on use/misuse and abuse of antibiotics is common knowledge, as is the impact of dosing poultry with anti

View Question Benefits of good quality school education accrue only when students complete and leave school after having acquired the

View Question The paradox of choice is illustrated by the story of Buridan's ass. Jean Buridan, the 14th century philosopher, wrote ab

View Question Household finance in India is unique. We have a tendency to invest heavily in physical assets such as gold and property.

View Question Pharmaceutical patents grant protection to the patentee for the duration of the patent term. The patentees enjoy the lib

View Question India should ensure the growth of the digital economy while keeping personal data of citizens secure and protected. No o

View Question In India, while the unemployment rate is a frequently used measure of poor performance of the economy, under conditions

View Question "Science by itself is not enough, there must be a force and discipline outside the sciences to coordinate them and point

View Question "The last end of the state is not to dominate men, nor to restrain them by fear; rather it is so to free each man from f

View Question ## Data Interpretation

Question: Is p greater than q?
Statement-1: p × q is greater than zero.
Statement-2: p2 is greater than q2.
Whic

View Question ## Logical Reasoning and General Mental Ability

If 7 ⊕ 9 ⊕ 10 = 8, 9 ⊕ 11 ⊕ 30 = 5, 11 ⊕ 17 ⊕ 21 = 13, what is the value of 23 ⊕ 4 ⊕ 15?

View Question If 'ZERO' is written as 'CHUR', then how is 'PLAYER' written?

View Question Consider the following statements :
1. A is older than B.
2. C and D are of the same age.
3. E is the youngest.

View Question Consider the following including the Question and the Statements :
There are 5 members A, B, C, D, E in a family.
Ques

View Question Choose the group which is different from the others:

View Question What is the middle term of the sequence
Z, Z, Y, Y, Y, X, X, X, X, W, W, W, W, W ____, A?

View Question Consider the following:
I. A + B means A is neither smaller nor equal to B.
II. A - B means A is not greater than

View Question Consider the sequence
ABC_ _ ABC_DABBCD_ABCD
that follows a certain pattern.
Which one of the following complete

View Question Consider the following statements in respect of five candidates P, Q, R, S and T. Two statements are true and one statem

View Question Let P, Q, R, S and T be five statements such that:
I. If P is true, then both Q and S are true.
II. If R and S are tru

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