18th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) With reference to frontal precipitation, consider the following statements:

1. Precipitation associated with a cold front is of long duration and for large area.

2. Heavy but short duration precipitation occurs because of warm front.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 and 2


(2) Identify the correct pairs:

1. Amarsimha: Amarkosa

2. Varahamihira: Prakrit Prakasha

3. Vararuchi: Panchasiddhantika

4. Kalidasa: Meghadhooth

a. 1 and 4

b. 2 and 3

c. 1, 2 and 3

d. All are correct


(3) Which of the following hills are found where the Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats meets?

A. Anaimalai Hills

B. Cardamom Hills

C. Nilgiri Hills

D. Shevoroy Hills


(4) Consider the following statements.

1. Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed on March, 1931.

2. When Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed, the Secretary of State for
India was Wedgwood Benn

3.The Congress would discontinue the Civil Disobedience Movement

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. Only 2

b. 1 and 2

c. 2 and 3

d. All


(5) With reference to mangrove trees, consider the following statements:

1. Mangroves are salt tolerant trees.

2 The mangrove ecosystems constitute a symbiotic link or bridge between terrestrial and marine ecosystems

3. Mangrove forests only grow at tropical and subtropical latitudes near the equator.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 Only

C. 1, 2 and 3

D. 3 Only


(6) Consider the following statements:

a) The minimum age prescribed for any person to be a member of Panchayat is 25 years.

b) A Panchayat reconstituted after premature dessolution continues only for the remainder period.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. a Only

B. b Only

C. Both a and b

D. Neither a nor b


(7) With reference to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. IUCN is a membership union composed of both government and civil society organisations (NGOs) for the conservation of biodiversity

2 Prepare a list called IUCN Red List (Red Data Book), which classify the plants and animals on the basis of their threat

3. IUCN runs field projects around the world to better manage natural environments.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 Only

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 1 and 3 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3


(8) Provisions of the Panchayats(Extension of Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 is applicable to

a. Fifth Scheduled Areas

b. Sixth Scheduled Areas

c. Both of them

d. None of them


(9) With reference to Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C), consider the following statements:

1. I4C deals with all types of cybercrime.

2. Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) works
under I4C.

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 transfer pricing?

(a) Transfer pricing is the setting of the price for goods and services sold between controlled (or related) legal entities within an enterprise

(b) It is a tax that is levied on retrospective deals made in the
transfer of a company from one nation to the other.

(c) The tax that both resident and non-resident Indians need to pay
while transferring the shares of a company they own in some other
nation to that in India

(d) None of the above


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