(Test 3)general Studies - Paper 1

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  • 1. 
    Consider the following statements regarding voice over LTE (VoLTE) in India. 1. Only one telecom operator offers VoLTE services in India. 2. VoIP sends the packets over the Internet from the sender to the receiver. 3. VoLTE uses improved error correction methods unlike VoIP. Identify correct statements from the above.
    • A. 

      Only 2 &3

    • B. 

      Only 3.

    • C. 

      1 & 2 Only.

    • D. 

      1, 2 & 3

  • 2. 
    Consider the following statements: 1. The ideal of justice (social, economic and political) in our Preamble has been taken from the Russian Revolution (1917). 2. The ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity in our Preamble have been taken from the French Revolution (1789–1799). 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

  • 3. 
    The Central Board of Indirect taxes and Customs (CBIC) is the nodal national agency responsible for administering Customs, GST, Central Excise, Service Tax & Narcotics in India. Consider the following statements about CBIC 1. Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs is a part of Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. 2. It deals with the tasks of formulation of policy concerning prevention of smuggling and administration of matters relating to Central Goods & Services Tax, IGST and Narcotics. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 4. 
    Which among the following sites in India had not been included in the network of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) by FAO?
    • A. 

      Saffron cultivation in Kashmir

    • B. 

      Koraput agricultural Systems

    • C. 

      Kuttanad Below Sea Level Farming

    • D. 

      Assam Terrace Plantation of Tea

  • 5. 
    Which among the following are the reasons cited to deprive Pluto of its Planetary status ? 1. A planet needs to be a body that needs to be the largest gravitational force in its own orbit. 2. Pluto is covered by ice all the time. Codes:
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 6. 
    Preamble of the Constitution of India can be amended by :
    • A. 

      Simple Majority

    • B. 

      Special Majority

    • C. 

      No amendment can be done to Preamble.

    • D. 

      It can be amended only with prior recommendation of the President.

  • 7. 
    The Capital Budget consists of capital receipts and capital payments. Which of the following are part of capital receipts for the Government of India 1. Loans raised by Government from RBI and public 2. Dividend on investments made by Government 3. Disinvestment receipts 4. Borrowings by Government through sale of Treasury Bills Select the correct code:
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1,3 and 4 only

    • D. 

      1,2,3 and 4

  • 8. 
    Consider the following statements about the Earth’s Magnetic Field: 1. It is generated due to the motion of convective currents of molten ron in the Earth's outer core. 2. Earth’s magnetic field directly and indirectly protects the earth from the solar winds. 3. Earth’s magnetic field can be explained by the theory of Geodynamics. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 and 2 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 Only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is true regarding the Strategic Climate Fund?
    • A. 

      Strategic Climate Fund helps in the development of Climate resilience.

    • B. 

      The Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) is administered by African Development Bank.

    • C. 

      The SCF is the only Climate Investment fund.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following Fundamental Rights are not available to foreigners? 1. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth (Article 15) 2. Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment (Article 16) 3. Protection of language, script and culture of minorities (Article 29). 4. Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions (Article 30). 5. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour (Article 23). Choose from the codes given below
    • A. 

      1,2,3,4,5

    • B. 

      1,2 Only

    • C. 

      1,2,3,4 Only

    • D. 

      3,4 Only

  • 11. 
    GoI has exceeded its disinvestment target for the last financial year. Consider the following statements about Strategic disinvestment of Public Sector Enterprises. 1. It implies the sale of substantial portion of the Government shareholding of a central public sector enterprise (CPSE) of upto 50% or higher. 2. There is no transfer of management control unlike normal disinvestment process. Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 12. 
    Which of the following factors affect the denudation of the Earth? 1. Anthropogenic activity 2. Sun 3. Surface topography 4. Tectonic activity Select the correct option from code given below.
    • A. 

      1 and 4 Only

    • B. 

      4 Only

    • C. 

      1, 3 and 4 Only

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A: Heavy metal poisoning is a result of the toxic accumulation of certain metals. R: Heavy metals compete with and replace certain essential minerals in the course of which any of several of the body’s organ systems may be affected. Point out if:
    • A. 

      Both, A and R, are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    • B. 

      Both, A and R, are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    • C. 

      If A is true but R is false

    • D. 

      If A is false but R is true

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are included in the Basic Structure of the Constitution? 1. Welfare state 2. Judicial Review 3. Federal character of the Constitution Select the correct answer using the code given below.
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1,2 and 3

  • 15. 
    A gentleman named Henry Marques, a British national is travelling by train from Ghaziabad to Vijayawada. What will this be considered as in terms of national income?
    • A. 

      Imports

    • B. 

      Exports

    • C. 

      Soft power

    • D. 

      Domestic consumption

  • 16. 
    Consider the following statements about the Roaring Forties winds: 1. The Roaring Forties are strong easterly winds found in the Southern Hemisphere, generally between the latitudes of 40 and 50 degrees. 2. The main reason for generation and sustenance these winds are the scarcity of landmasses in southern hemisphere. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are (not necessarily a direct) the factors behind increase in mean sea-level 1. Tectonic Changes. 2. position of Sun and Moon. 3. Melting of glaciers due to thermal expansion of the sea. Codes:
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2.

    • C. 

      2 & 3 only.

    • D. 

      1, 2 & 3.

  • 18. 
    Consider the following statements: 1. The removal of Chief Election Commissioner is similar to that of judge of Supreme Court. 2. The conditions of service of the Chief Election Commissioner are determined by the Parliament. 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

  • 19. 
    What does the term "Hedging" mean in Forex markets?
    • A. 

      An act of devaluation

    • B. 

      An act of revaluation

    • C. 

      Covering a risk of fluctuations in the foreign exchange rates in future

    • D. 

      Not covering a risk fluctuation in forex markets in the future

  • 20. 
    What is/are the ideal condition(s) for temperature inversion? 1. Short nights 2. Calm and stable air 3. Presence of the cumulonimbus clouds skies Select the correct option from code given below:
    • A. 

      1 and 2 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 3

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Following are the statements regarding the SR15 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Which of the statements regarding the report are incorrect in this regard? 1. The reports deals with limiting global warming to 1.5°C above the pre-industrial levels. 2. The report was unanimously accepted by all the parties to the UNFCCC summit at Katowice. Codes:
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 22. 
    Consider the following statements: 1. Constitutional Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha and pending for approval in Rajya Sabha lapses with dissolution of Lok Sabha. 2. Constitutional Amendment Bill can be introduced by a private member in Rajya Sabha. 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

  • 23. 
    Consider the following statements about Controller General of Accounts (CGA). 1. Controller General of Accounts (CGA), in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, is the Principal Accounting Adviser to Government of India. 2. Controller General of Accounts derives its mandate from Article 150 of the Constitution. 3. CGA is responsible for exchequer control and internal audits. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 24. 
    Consider the following statements of particular biome: 1. It is the world's largest land biome. 2. It found only in northern hemisphere. 3. The predominant vegetation is evergreen coniferous forest. 4. The ‘Lumbering’ is most important occupation of this region. Which of the following type of biome or forest best described in above statements?
    • A. 

      Savannah Biome

    • B. 

      Temperate Deciduous Biome

    • C. 

      Taiga (or Boreal) Biome

    • D. 

      Steppe Biome

  • 25. 
    Following are the statements regarding supercomputers. 1. Supercomputers are based on the principle of massive serial processing. 2. Supercomputers are always standalone machines. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

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