10th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) Which of the above are the reasons for the formation of Karst Topography?

1. The limestone should be highly folded, fractured and faulted..

2. Limestone should be porous and permeable and largely controlled by joints.

3. Presence of soluble rocks, preferably limestone at the surface or subsurface level

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All


(2) Consider the following statements regarding ‘National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)’:

1. NTCA is a statutory body under Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

2. NTCA is constituted under Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986.

3. NTCA is chaired by the Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 1 and 3

c. Only 2 and 3

d. 1, 2 and 3


(3) Consider the following statements about ‘Sudarshana Chakram’

1. It has six spokesand its center is composed of Vajra.

2. Krishna usually holds the discus on His little finger while Vishnu on His index finger.

3. The Sudarshana Chakra is not thrown but released.

4. Sudarshan chakra startlingly resembles the Chakram in

A. 1 Only

B. 1 and 2

C. 1 and 4

D. All are true


(4) Consider the capital cities of countries of Europe

1. Vienna

2. Bratislava

3. Budapest

4. Belgrade

5. Bucharest

Arrange these capital cities along the bank of River Danube from source to mouth.

a. 1-2-4-5-3

b. 1-3-4-2-5

c. 1-2-3-4-5

d. 1-3-2-4-5


(5) The provisions in the Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule in the Constitution of India are made in order to

A. protect the interests of Scheduled Tribes

B. determine the boundaries between states

C. determine the powers, authorities, and responsibilities of Panchayats

D. protect the interests of all the border States


(6) Which of the following pairs is/are correct?

Biosphere Reserve State
1. Agasthyamalai : Kerala
2. Nanda Devi : Andhra Pradesh
3. Seshachalam : Uttarakhand
4. Khangchendzonga : Sikkim

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 and 2 Only

B. 3 and 4 Only

C. 1 Only

D. 1 and 4 Only


(7) Arrange the following in chronological

1. Viceroy Lytton

2. Viceroy Mayo

3. Viceroy Lansdowne

4. Viceroy Curzon

A. 2, 3, 1, 4

B. 2, 1, 3, 4

C. 4, 3, 2, 1

D. 3, 4, 1, 2


(8) Consider the following on Governor

a) He nominates one-twelfth of the members of the state legislative council

b) He can nominate one member to the state legislature assembly from the Anglo-Indian Community.

Which of the following are correct?

a. Only a

b. Only b

c. Both a and b

d. Neither a nor b


(9) Which of the following statement/s is/are correct about measles?

1. Measles is a virus that can be transmitted through airdrops,
personal contact and infected surfaces.2. WHO is advocating for all of the countries to eliminate measles
by 2025.a. Only 1b. Only 2

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None


(10) Which among the following is correct about ‘Dutch disease’?

1. A condition caused by high foreign investment and high inward remittances in an economy.

2. In this condition a country’s domestic sector becomes uncompetitive.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


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