UPSC CDS Question Paper & Answer Key February 2016

After a hot sunny day, people sprinkle water on the roof-top because:
(a) water helps air around the roof – top to absorb the heat instantly
(b) water has lower specific heat capacity
(c) water is easily available
(d) water has large latent heat of vaporization

The rate of change of moment of a body is equal to the resultant:
(a) energy
(b) power
(c) force
(d) impulse

Which one of the following pairs of vitamin and diseases is/are correctly matched?
1. Vitamin A  :   Rickets
2. Vitamin B1  : Beriberi
3. Vitamin C    : Scurvy
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(s)  2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Which one of the following is considered as ‘good cholesterol’ with reference to individuals facing the risk of cardio-vascular diseases and hypertension?
(a) High Density Lipoprotein (HDCL)
(b) Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
(c) Triglyceride
(d) Fatty acids
Consider the following statements about votive inscriptions in the second century BC:
1.They record gifts made to religious institutions
2. They tell us about the idea of transference of the meritorious result of the action of one person to another person
which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
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