16th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) Following are features in a Karst Landforms:

1. Lapies

2. Dolinas

3. Stalagamites

4. Poljes

Choose the erosional feature from following choices:

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2, 3 and 4

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


(2) Consider the following about‘Buddhist Scholars’

1. Nagarjuna founded the Madhyamika school of Hinayana
Buddhism.2. Asanga & Vasubandhu were proponents of Yogachara and
Abhidhamma Teachings.3. Buddhaghosuppatti was a work of Buddhaghosa.4. Work of Vasubandhu was Abhidharmamoksha

Which of the following statements are correct

a. 2 and 4

b. 1, 2 and 3

c. 2 and 3

d. All are true.


(3) Consider the following statements regarding peninsular river system.

1. The peninsular drainage system is older than Himalayan Rivers.

2. Krishna is the second largest west flowing peninsular River.

3. Luni finally debouches in to the Arabian Sea nearby Rann of Kachchh.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 1 and 2 Only

C. 1 and 3 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3


(4) Who had been the first to emphasise the instruction in literature and science through the English Language was essential for building a modern India?

a. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

b. GK Gokhale

c. Raj Ram Mohun Roy

d. MM Malaviya


(5) “To protect monuments, places and objects of artistic or historic interest which are declared to be of national importance”, is
present in which part of the constitution

A. Fundamental Right

B. Fundamental Duties

C. Directive Principles of State Policy

D. None of the above


(6) With reference to Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve, sometimes seen in news, consider the following statements:

1. It is located in the the hill ranges of Eastern Ghats in southern Andhra Pradesh

2. Red sanders is a dominant tree variety found in the Reserve

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 Only

C. Both

D. None


(7) Consider the following about Attorney General of India

a) The term of office is fixed

b) To give advice to the Government of India upon such legal matters, which are referred to him by the president

c) he has the right to speak and to take part in the proceedings of both the Houses of Parliament or their joint sitting

Which of the following are correct?

A. a and b

B. Only b

C. b and c

D. a, b and c


(8) Government of India encourages the cultivation of ‘Jatropha’. What is the importance of this plant?

1. It is a rich source of biodiesel and produces high protein manure.

2.It is pest resistant, easily propagated, has a low gestation period and has a high seed yield and oil content.

3. It is well adapted to thrive under a wide range of physiographic and climatic conditions

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 Only

b. 2 and 3 Only

c. 1, 2 and 3 Only

d. None


(9) Which among the following is/are the advantages of thorium based nuclear reactors over the uranium based nuclear reactors?

1. They produce less waste than uranium based nuclear reactors.

2. Thorium is more abundant in earth’s crust than uranium.

3. They are cheaper than uranium based reactors.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 Only

b. 1 and 2 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. 1, 2 and 3


(10) With reference to foreign portfolio investments (FPI), consider the following statements:

1. FPIs are more volatile than loans from International Financial
Institutions.2. Foreign Direct Investments are part of FPIs.

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


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