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MitrasIAS is conductiing 7 OPEN FOR ALL Prelims Mock Test 3 on 14th January at its classroom in Old Rajinder Nagar@ 2pm.

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(1) Consider the following statements:

1. Shield volcanoes are mostly made up of basalt, a type of lava that is very fluid when erupted.

2. Composite volcanoes are not steep and are characterized by low explosivity.

3. Shild volcanoes are characterized by eruptions of cooler and more viscous lavas.

4. Composite volcanoes often result in explosive eruptions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 1 and 4 only

d) 2 and 3 only

(2) Which among the following is/are the characteristic features of Parliamentary System

1. Double membership

2. Dual executive

3. Dissolution of Lower House

4. Collective responsibility

Choose the correct codes

a. 1 and 4

b. 1, 3 and 4

c. 2, 3 and 4

d. All of the above

(3) Which of the following are declared tiger reserves in India?

1. Bhitarkanika

2. Periyar

3. Ranthambore

4. Jim Corbett

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

A. 1 and 4 only

B. 2, 3 and 4

C. 2 and 4 only

D. 1, 2 and 3 only

(4) Arrange the following travelers in Chronological order who visited India
during Medieval times.

1. Ibn Battuta

2. Al-Biruni

3. Marco polo

4. Abd al-Razzaq

Select the correct answer using the
codes given below

a. 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

b. 2 – 3 – 1 – 4

c. 2 – 4 – 3 – 1

d. 2 – 3 – 4 – 1

(5) Consider the following statements:

1. Collective responsibility is the bedrock principle of parliamentary government

2. The ministers are collectively responsible to the Parliament in general and to the LokSabha in particular

3. The principle of collective responsibility implies that the Loksabha can remove the ministry from office by passing a vote of no confidence.

Choose the incorrect codes

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 and 3

C. 2 only

D. All of the above

(6) Consider the following

1. Lizard

2. Monkey

3. Honey Bee

4. Humming Bird

Which of the above are pollinators?

A. 1, 3 and 4

B. 1, 2 and 3

C. 1 and 4

D. All

(7) Which of the following is an ideal situation for temperature inversion?

1. Long winter night

2. Cloudy sky

3. Still air

Select the correct answer using the code given below

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

(8) Consider the following Soap bubbles, Compact Disk AND Thin film of oil floating on water.The rainbow pattern that you see in the above cases is due to which phenomenon?

a. Refraction and reflection of light only

b. Diffraction and dispersion of light only

c. Constructive and destructive interference of the light

d. Total internal reflection of light only

(9) Consider the following statements:

1. The early temple was a small square room, called the Garbagriha with a single doorway for the worshipper to enter and offer worship to the image.

2. A tall structure known as Shikhar was built over the central shrine.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

(10) Current transactions of an economy do NOT include

(a) Export

(b) Interest payments

(c) Import

(d) Portfolio investment


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