UPSC Prelims Test Series 2019 - Test 17

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UPSC Prelims Test Series 2019 - Test 17

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With reference to Jal Marg Vikas Project, consider the following statements: 1. Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is the implementing agency for this project. 2. The project is being implemented with financial and technical support from Asian Development Bank (ADB). 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

  • 2. 
    Following are statements related to the National Digital Communications Policy 2018. 1. National Digital Communications Policy - 2018 replaces the National Telecom Policy 2012. 2. It focuses on providing Broadband connectivity for all. 3. It also focuses on increasing the contribution of ICT based services. Identify the correct statements:
    • A. 

      1 & 2 Only.

    • B. 

      2 & 3 Only.

    • C. 

      1 & 3 Only.

    • D. 

      1,2 & 3.

  • 3. 
    Consider the following statements regarding polymetallic nodules 1. India has obtained the technology of exploiting these mineral nodules from the ocean beds. 2. India is the first country to obtain the right (granted by the UN) to exploit polymetallic nodules in the Indian Ocean. 3. Seafloor phosphorite contains phosphate mineral which is used to manufacture fertilizers and certain other chemicals. Which among the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 and 3 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    Consider the following statements regarding Constituent Assembly: 1. Under Indian independence Act 1947, the Assembly also became a legislative body. 2. Constituent Assembly held its final session on January 24, 1950 and thereafter, it ceased its activities. Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are the members of OPEC? 1. Saudi Arabia 2. Iran 3. Iraq 4. Qatar 5. Nigeria 6. Indonesia Choose the correct answer from the options given below
    • A. 

      1, 3, 4, 5 only

    • B. 

      1, 2, 3, 5, 6 only

    • C. 

      1, 2, 3, 5 only

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Sovereign Patent Fund, sometimes seen in news is related to promoting the development and acquisition of intellectual property in which of the following sectors ?
    • A. 

      Pharma & Biotechnology.

    • B. 

      Agriculture.

    • C. 

      Software development.

    • D. 

      Electronics System Design and Manufacturing

  • 7. 
    Arrange the following hill ranges in the order of their location from North to South 1. Rajmahal hills 2. Mahadeo hills 3. Aravali range 4. Kaimur range Choose from the following codes
    • A. 

      3-2-1-4

    • B. 

      3-4-1-2

    • C. 

      3-1-4-2

    • D. 

      3-2-4-1

  • 8. 
    Constitution envisages which of the following as the bulwarks of the democratic system of Government in India : 1. Election Commission 2. Comptroller and Auditor-General of India 3. Union Public Service Commission 4. State Public Service Commission
    • A. 

      1,2,3 Only

    • B. 

      1,2 Only

    • C. 

      2,3 Only

    • D. 

      1,2,3,4

  • 9. 
    Consider the following countries: 1. Kazakhstan 2. Japan 3. Vietnam 4. South Korea 5. Namibia With which of the above countries India have Civil Nuclear Agreement signed?
    • A. 

      1, 2, 4 and 5 only

    • B. 

      2, 3 and 4 only

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      1 and 2 only

  • 10. 
    Following are the statements regarding the recently launched LADIS portal. 1. This portal is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping. 2. LADIS will provide real-time data on least available depths for ships so that they can undertake transportation on global shipping routes. Identify the incorrect statements:
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 11. 
    Read the following statements regarding the Himalayan mountain system 1. It is the plate boundary where folded mountains were built up 2. The Himalayas are the product of convergence of the Asiatic plate in the north and the Indian plate in the south 3. The Asian plate is made up of denser material than the Indian plate, the former began to subduct under the latter Which among the above statements is/are incorrect?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are correctly matched with respect to the Indian Constitution : 1. Part V - Union Government 2. Part II - Citizenship 3. Part-IX A - Panchayats 4. Part-IX B - Municipalities
    • A. 

      1, 4 Only

    • B. 

      1, 2 Only

    • C. 

      1, 2 , 3, 4.

    • D. 

      2, 3, 4 only

  • 13. 
    The term “Shanghai Spirit” is associated With
    • A. 

      BRICS Group

    • B. 

      Shanghai Cooperation Organization

    • C. 

      US-North Korea Summit

    • D. 

      ASEAN

  • 14. 
    Following are the statements regarding the tragic Jallianwala bagh Massacre. 1. After the massacre, General Michael O’Dwyer was presented with a siropa at the Golden Temple.. 2. After the massacre,the Sikh clergy officially declared , General Michael O’Dwyer to be a Sikh. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 15. 
    While travelling in the Himalayas, you passed through the following passes. 1. Bidil pass 2. Golabghar pass 3. Banihal pass In which of the following ranges are you travelling ?
    • A. 

      Mahabharat range

    • B. 

      Pir Panjal Range

    • C. 

      Dhauladhar Range

    • D. 

      Zaskar Range

  • 16. 
    Consider the following statements: 1. Right to form co-operative societies a fundamental right 2. Co-operatives are granted Constitutional status under the Constitution. 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

  • 17. 
    “New York Declaration” of UN General Assembly relates to which of the following:
    • A. 

      Women rights

    • B. 

      Children rights

    • C. 

      Minority rights

    • D. 

      Rights of the refugees and migrants

  • 18. 
    Recently, the Supreme Court of India has ruled that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020. Instead, the Bharat Stage VI (or BS-VI) emission norm would come into force from April 1, 2020 across the country. Which of the following are true regarding BS - VI standards ? 1. In BS-VI engines, the harmful NOx (nitrogen oxides) from diesel cars can be brought down by nearly 70%. 2. BS VI engines will bring the cancer causing particulate matter in diesel cars by 80%. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 19. 
    Which of the following rivers originating in the Sahyadris are west flowing? 1. Zauri 2. Rachol 3. Netravati 4. Kalinadi 5. Bharathapuzha Choose the correct code from the following
    • A. 

      1,3,4,5 only

    • B. 

      1,2,4,5 only

    • C. 

      1,3, 4,5 only

    • D. 

      1,2,3,4 and 5

  • 20. 
    Which of the following can be called the identity card of the constitution :
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Fundamental Rights

    • C. 

      Directive principle of state policy

    • D. 

      Integrated judicial system.

  • 21. 
    UN Global Media Compact is related to:
    • A. 

      Freedom of Press

    • B. 

      Awareness of SDGs

    • C. 

      Awareness of the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs)

    • D. 

      Rights of the women and children in war zone.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following are true regarding the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)? 1. It allows the holders to pay for their bus travel, toll taxes, parking charges, retail shopping and even withdraw money. 2. It runs on RuPay. Codes:
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 23. 
    Lot of research work is done in collaboration rather than isolation. In this context ISMEX and MONEX are terms related to?
    • A. 

      Research done on seed germination and hybridization techniques

    • B. 

      Research done to understand monetary value of climate change

    • C. 

      Data collection effort made to understand seasonal characteristics of monsoon

    • D. 

      Experiment conducted as a follow up to the human gene editing experiment conducted in China

  • 24. 
    Preamble declares to constitute India into a republic. In this context republic means 1. The President of India is elected. 2. Political sovereignty is vested in the people 3. All public offices are opened to every citizen without any discrimination. 4. Head of the state has immunity from civil and criminal proceedings during his term of office.
    • A. 

      1,2,3,4

    • B. 

      1 Only

    • C. 

      1,2 Only

    • D. 

      1,2,3 Only

  • 25. 
    The Global Cyber Security Index is given by:
    • A. 

      International Telecommunication Union

    • B. 

      World Trade Organisation

    • C. 

      World Economic Forum

    • D. 

      United Nations Industrial Development Organization

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