Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts a competitive examination for recruitment and selection of eligible candidates to the post of Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist Group ‘A’ in GSI and Junior Hydro-geologist (Scientist ‘B’), Group ‘A’ for Central Ground Water Board. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

Candidates who are preparing for the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologists Exam in the forthcoming year, can find out what kind of questions were asked in this exam in the year 2014. Some questions from General English paper of UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologists Exam 2014 are as follows: Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

Q.1. Write an essay on any one of the following topics in not less than 800 words: Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

(a) Use of Social Media in Politics
(b) Impact of FDI in Retail on Agriculture
(c) Eco-tourism and challenges it faces
(d) Diversification of Crops and Chemical Pollution
(e) Genetic Engineering – Prospects and Hazards

Q.2. Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following phrases/expressions:

(a) Two wrongs don’t make a right.
(b) The  pen is mightier than the sword.
(c) When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
(d) No man is an island.
(e) Fortune favours the bold.

Q.3. Use the following words in sentence so as to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the word. No credit will be given for a vague or ambiguous sentence.

(a) Quagmire
(b) Remuneration
(c) Penchant
(d) Verbiage
(e) Niche

Q.4. Make the directed changes in the following sentences without changing their meaning:

(a) He said,”I have passed the examination.” (Change into indirect speech)
(b) I have a piece of bread please? (Use the model auxiliary May or Might)
(c) Our generation is modern. (Use the superlative)
(d) John Lennon died while he lived in New York. (progressive or continuous forms)

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