UPSC Prelims Mock Test Quiz! MCQ

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UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission. Here is a quiz on the same topic. For this quiz, you will be responsible for knowing what item is part of the Concurrent List in the Indian constitution and in which year India would participate in the International Student Assessment. Also, an Indian personality has been appointed as the WHO regional director for Southeast Asia and has become Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge. Take this impeccable quiz and see how much you know about UPSC.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Arrange the following functionaries in ascending order of their positions in the Table of Precedence  i. Holders of Bharat Ratna decoration ii. Chief Election Commissioner iii. Attorney General of India iv. Chief Justice of India v. Former President
    • A. 

      I, ii, iii, v, iv

    • B. 

      V, iv, iii, i,ii

    • C. 

      V, iv, i, ii, iii

    • D. 

      V, iv, i, iii, ii

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items is part of the Concurrent List in the Indian Constitution?
    • A. 

      Relief and Rehabilitation of persons

    • B. 

      Regulation of mines and mineral development

    • C. 

      Excise Duties on Opium

    • D. 

      Courts of Wards

  • 3. 
    The present system of recruitment to All-India Services and some of the higher Central Services is based on the recommendations of i. Kothari Committee ii. Satish Chandra Committee iii. Gore Committee iv. Charles Correa Committee v. Macaulay Committee
    • A. 

      V only

    • B. 

      I,ii and v

    • C. 

      I,ii,iv and v

    • D. 

      I and ii

  • 4. 
    Consider the following statements 1. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) came in to being as a result of an executive resolution 2. The chairman and members of the NHRC are appointed by the president on the recommendations of a 5-member committee consisting of the Prime Minister as its head.
    • A. 

      Both 1 and 2 are true

    • B. 

      Only 1 is true

    • C. 

      Only 2 is true

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor two are true

  • 5. 
    In which year, India would participate in the International Student Assessment (PISA)?
    • A. 

      2023

    • B. 

      2020

    • C. 

      2021

    • D. 

      2022

  • 6. 
    Which Indian personality has been appointed the WHO regional director for South-East Asia?
    • A. 

      Indira Hinduja

    • B. 

      Shashi Wadhwa 

    • C. 

      M. Subhadra Nair 

    • D. 

      Poonam Khetrapal Singh 

  • 7. 
    Which union ministry has launched the ‘RDP INDIA 2019 app’ for the Republic Day parade?
    • A. 

      Ministry of Home Affairs 

    • B. 

      Ministry of Defence 

    • C. 

      Ministry of Information and Broadcasting 

    • D. 

      Ministry of Women and Child Development 

  • 8. 
    Atal Setu, which is in news recently, is built across which river in Goa?
    • A. 

      Harmal 

    • B. 

      Mandovi

    • C. 

      Terekhol

    • D. 

      Galjibag 

  • 9. 
    Who has been conferred the Assam Republic Day Journalism Award 2019?
    • A. 

      Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty

    • B. 

      Kishlay Bhattacharjee

    • C. 

      Homen Borgohain 

    • D. 

      Siddharth Sharma 

  • 10. 
    Which state government has decided to launch Yuva Swabhiman Yojana for urban poor youth?
    • A. 

      Jharkhand

    • B. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C. 

      Rajasthan 

    • D. 

      Chattisgarh

  • 11. 
    Who has become the first Indian transgender to be honored with Padma Shri?
    • A. 

      Madurai Chinna Pillai

    • B. 

      Narthaki Nataraj

    • C. 

      Bangaru Adigalar 

    • D. 

      RV Ramani 

  • 12. 
    Who is the head of the IRDAI committee to identify Systemically Important Insurers (SII)?
    • A. 

      Anup Shah

    • B. 

      Devarapalli Prakash Rao 

    • C. 

      Nagindas Sanghavi 

    • D. 

      Pravin Kutumbe 

  • 13. 
    Who has become Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge?
    • A. 

      Gita Mehta 

    • B. 

      Smita Kolhe 

    • C. 

      Suman Kumari

    • D. 

      Draupadi Ghimiray

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