13th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) Which of the following have not volcanic origins?

1. Andaman and Nicobar Island

2. Lakshadweep

3. Aravali range

4. Deccan Trap

Select correct answer:

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2 and 4

c) 2 and 3

d) All the above


(2) Consider the following statements about the Preamble of Indian Constitution

1) It is not a part of the constitution.

2) 42nd amendment added three words socialist, secular and integrity.

3) It is justiciable in nature.

Which of the following statements are true?

a. Only 2

b. 1 and 2

c. 1, 2 and 3

d. None of the above


(3) Consider the following statements about Karewas:

1. Karewas are lacustrine deposits [deposits in lake] in the Valley of Kashmir and in Bhadarwah Valley of the Jammu Division.

2. The karewas, devoted to saffron cultivation are fetching good income to the growers

3. They are characterized with fossils of mammals and at places by peat.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

A. 1 Only

B. 1 and 3 Only

C. 2 and 3 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3


(4) Consider the following:

a) The Pitt’s India Act empowered the Governor-General with a casting vote

b) Pitt’s India Act brought the company in direct subordination to
a body representing The Parliament of Britain.

Correct Codes :

a. Only 1 true

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither


(5) Recently, for the first time in our country, which of the following cities has declared the Ganges dolphin as City Animal?

A. Allahabad

B. Kolkata

C. Agra

D. Guwahati


(6) Consider the following on the sources of the Constitution?

a) US Constitution: Fundamental Rights

b) British Constitution: Procedure established by law

c) French Constitution: ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity in the preamble

d) Irish Constitution: Directive Principles of state policy

Which of the following are correct?

A. a and b

B. a, b and c

C. a, b and d

D. a, c and d


(7) The Home Rule Movement was aimed at

A. Complete independence for India

B. Complete autonomy to India

C. Self-government for India within the British Commonwealth

D. Larger participation of Indians in India’s administration


(8) Which of the following areas are identified for the intensive conservation and management of coral reefs in India?

1. Gulf of Mannar

2. Sundarbans

3. Lakshadweep

4. Gulf of Kutch

5. Andaman and Nicobar

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 1, 3 and 4 only

c. 1, 3, 4 and 5 only

d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5


(9) Which of the following correctly describes the term Carbonisation?

a. Process of conversion of dead organic matter into coal under
high temperature and pressure.

b. Process of heating of concentrated ore to a high
temperature in excess of air.

c. Adding pressurized Carbondioxide to make aerated drinks.

d. Process of increasing the rate of a chemical reaction by addition
of catalyst.


(10) Which of the following come under the definition of Non-banking financial institutions (NBFI) in India?

1. Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM)

2. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

3. Small Industries Development
Bank of India (SIDBI)

Choose the correct answer using the codes below

(a) Only 1 and 2

(b) Only 2 and 3

(c) 1 Only

(d) All


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