15th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) Consider the following statements about jet streams:

1. Easterly jet stream blows over the northern Indian region in winter.

2. The westerly jet stream is replaced by the easterly jet stream during summer.

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

 

(2) Consider the following statements and
Identify correct pair

King Literature

i. Mahendravarman- -Mattavilasa Prahasana

ii. Harshavardhan -Priyadarshika

iii. Hala -Ghatha Sapthasthathi

iv. Amoghavarsha -Ratna Malika

a. i, ii are true

b. iii, iv are true

c. i, ii, iii are true

d. All are true.

 

(3) Consider the following on Article 3 of the Constitution, which deals with internal readjustment of state boundaries,

a) The bill on this can be introduced in the parliament only with the prior recommendation from the president

b) Before recommending the bill, the President has to refer the same to the concerned state legislature or union territory to ascertain its views.

Which of the following are correct?

A. a Only

B. b Only

C. Both of them

D. None of them

 

(4) With reference to ‘Olive Ridley Turtle’, a reptile found in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is a carnivores marine animal.

2. It lays eggs on the entire coast of India.

3. It is given legal protection under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Select the incorrect answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 2 Only

c. 1 and 3 Only

d. 3 Only

 

(5) The peninsular plateau is a major physiographic division of India. Which of the following is/are a part of the peninsular plateau?

1. Meghalaya plateau

2. Aravali range

3. Kutch peninsula

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 and 2 Only

B. 1 and 3 Only

C. 2 and 3 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 

(6) Consider the following.

a) The first elected Indian President of the Legislative Assembly was VJ Patel

b) The first Indian Governor of a British Province (Bihar) in India
was Sir SP Sinha

Codes:

A. A correct

B. B correct

C. A and B correct

D. A and B are wrong

 

(7) Identify the Gandhian principles present in Directive Principles of State Policy?

a) Organizing Village Panchayats

b) Promoting Cottage Industry

c) Providing free legal aid to the poor

Which of the following are correct?

A. a and b

B. a and c

C. b and c

D. All of the above

 

(8) Consider the following statements:

1. Loktak Lake is a fresh water lake which have Phumdis floating over it.

2. Keibul Lamjao National Park located on the Loktak Lake is a natural refuge of the Sangai (dancing deer, Eld’s deer).

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

 

(9) Consider the following statements regarding Hydrogen and Atom Bombs:

1. The energy released in a Hydrogen bomb is several
magnitudes higher than an Atom bomb.2. A Hydrogen bomb derives its energy through the fission of
atoms while an atom bomb derives its energy from fusion.

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

 

(10) What is tax buoyancy?

(a) It is the increase in tax revenue of the government with increase in GDP of the nation.

(b) It is the decrease in tax revenue of the government with increase in GDP of the nation.

(c) It is the total tax avoided by multinational due to loopholes and
lack of retrospective amendments to tax them.

(d) It is the loss of tax income to the government due to major tax
exemptions given to corporate.




 

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