14th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs Quiz, Solve it here: https://goo.gl/1Ta2pj

(1) Consider the following statements about soils of India:

1. Almost all laterite soils are very poor in lime and magnesia and deficient in nitrogen.

2. Red soils are fairly rich in potas

3. Alluvial soils have immature and weak profiles. . Red soils are fairly rich in potash

Select the not correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 3 Only

c) 2 and 3 Only

d) None


(2) The types of veto vested with the President of India

a) Pocket Veto

b) Absolute Veto

c) Suspensive Veto

d) Qualified Veto

Which of the following are correct?

a. a and b

b. a, b and c

c. b and c

d. a, b, c and d


(3) With reference to UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme’, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:

1. MAB is an Intergovernmental Scientific Programme that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments.

2. Department of Environment is the nodal agency for Biosphere Reserve programmes in India.

Which of the following are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 Only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


(4) Consider the following:

1. The Word Yoga is derived from Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ means to
join/unite.2. Yoga is one of the ancient Indian School of Philosophies3. The art of Yoga associated with Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism4. The Bhagavad Gita introduces three prominent types of yoga:
Karma, Bhakti, Jnana.

a. 1, 2 are true

b. 3, 4 are true

c. 1,2 and 3 are true

d. All are true


(5) Which of the following is wrongly matched?

A. Gibson Desert — Australia

B. Mojave Desert — USA

C. Dasht-e-Lut — Saudi Arabia

D. Takla Makan Desert – China


(6) Identify the person.

1. He had been a high court judge, an economist, a social reformer.

2. One among the founders or the INC

3. Regarded by A O Hume as his political guru

A. Surendranath Banerjee

B. Pheroze Shah Mehta

C. Mahadev Gobind Ranade

D. DadabhaiNaoroji


(7) How many fundamental duties are there and are defined under which article?

A. 9 and Art.51

B. 10 and Art.51A

C. 11 and Art.51A

D. 12 and Art.51


(8) Consider the following statements:

1. National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries are set up with in the legal framework of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

2. Tiger Reserves have been given legal protection under Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

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


(9) With reference to National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), consider the following statements:

1. It is constituted to supplement the funds of the State Disaster
Response Funds (SDRF).2. It is funded through Consolidated Fund of India.3. It is used for providing compensation for loss or
damage to properties.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 3 Only

b. 1 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. 1, 2 and 3


(10) Resevere Bank of India(RBI) acts as Banker’s Bank. In that capacity, which of the following are its objectives?

1. The custodian of the cash reserves of the commercial banks

2. The lender of the last resort

3. Bank of central clearance, settlement and transfers

(a) Only 1, 2 and 3

(b) Only 1 and 3

(c) 2 Only

(d) Only 1 and 2


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