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(Www.entrance-exam.net)-UPSC Geologists Exam Sample Paper 1

(Www.entrance-exam.net)-UPSC Geologists Exam Sample Paper 1

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,
SI.No.
4558
A-HFP-J-HF
GENERALENGLISH
I
TimeAllowedTwoHours
I
I
MaxilllUlll
Marks100
I
INSTRUCTIONS
Candidatesshouldat.telnptALLquestions..
The
nU2Dber
of1D.arkscarried
by
eachquestionis
indicatedattheend
of"
thequestion..Answers
D1ust
bewrittenonlyinENGLISH.Precis
question
:must
be
attelUpted
onlyon
thespecial
precissheet
provided.
1.
Writeanessay
of
about
400
words
on
any
one
ofthefollowingtopics:30
(a)
ExploringwaterontheMoon
(b)
Roadrageanditsmanifestations
(e)Spiritual
tourism
andIndia
(d)
Shouldplasticbagsbe
corrrpkct
cly
inthecountry?
banned
(e)
MakingruralIndiaanequalpartnerin
eoorrorntc
growth
/67"~["
P.T.O.
"
..
 
2.,Makea
p
rocrsofthefollo'W'ingpassage
inaboutone-thirdofitsoriginallength.Writetheprecis,asfaraspossible,in
your
own
words.Usethespecial
sheet
providedforthis
purposeandfasten
it
securelyinsidetheanswer-book.Markswillbededucted
if
theprecisisnotwrittenonthespecialsheet.
State
thenumberofwordsused
by
you
at
theendofthe
precisand
suggestasuitabletitle:
Tofight
IS
aradicalinstinct.Ifmenhavenothingelsetofightover"theywillfightover
words,fanciesorwornen,ortheywillfight
because
they
dislikeeachother's
looks,
orbecause
they
havemetwalkinginoppositedirections.Toknockathingdown,especially
if
it
iscockedatanarrogantangle,isadeepdelighttotheblood.Tofightforareasonandinacalculatingspiritissomething;evenacowardmightscrev.ruptosuchareasonableconflict.Thejoyandgloryoffightingliein
an
unmanly
glee
tobreedthenextgeneration.Internecinewar,foreignandcivil,broughtaboutthegreatestset-backwhichthelifeofreasonhaseversuffered;itexterminatedtheGreekandtheItalianaristocracies.
Insteadofbeingdescendedfromheroes,
rrroderrinationsaredescendedfrorn
slaves;and
it
isnottheirbodiesonlythatshowit.Afteralongpeace,
if
theconditionsoflifearepropitious..weobserveapeople'senergies
burstingtheirbarriers;
theybecomeaggressiveonthestrengththeyhave
A-HFP-J-HF/67
2
25
 
-
storedup
In
theirrerrrot.eand
unchecked
development.Itistheunrnutilatedrace~
freshfromthestruggle
with
nature(inwhich
thebestsurvive,whileinwar
it
isoftenthebestthatperish),
that
descendsvictoriously
into
the
arenaofnationsand
conquers
disciplinedanniesatthefirst
blow,becomes
the
militaryaristocracyofthe
next
epochand
is
itself
ultimatelysappedanddecimated
by
luxury
andbattIe,
andmergedatlastinto
theignobleconglom.erate
beneath.
Then,
perhaps,insomeothervirgincoun
try
a
genuinehumanityisagainfound,
capable
ofvictory
becauseunbled
by
war.Tocallwar
in
itspurespontaneityandconsequentgenerosity:
youare
notfighting
forgain,
but
forsportandvictory.Victory,no
doubt,hasitsfruitsforthevictor.Iffightingwerenota
possiblernearrsoflivelihood,thebellicose
instinctcould
never.
haveestablisheditselfin
any
long-livedrace.
A
fewmencan
live
on
p
l'urrder,justasthereisroomintheworldforsomebeastsofprey;othermenarereduced
tolivingonirrdtrstry,justasthereare
diligentbees,antsandherbivorouskine.
Butvictory
needhavenogoodfruitsforthepeople
w
hose
army
isvictorious;
that
it
sornetitnesdoessoisanulteriorand
blessed
circum.stancehardlytobereckonedupon.SincebarbarianisITIhasitspleasures,
it
naturallyhasitsapologists.Therearepanegyristsofwarwhosay
that
withoutaperiodicalbleedingaracedecaysandlosesitsrnarib.ood,Experienceisdirectlyopposed
A-HFP-J-HF
/67
3
[P.T.O.

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