19th February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) Consider the following characteristics regarding the Anticyclones.

1. Anticyclones are much larger in size and area than temperate cyclones

2. Winds descend from above at the centre and thus weather becomes clear and rainless.

3. Anticyclones have fronts.

Which of the above statement is correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) 1, 2 and 3


(2) Consider the following statements about ‘Jainism’

1. It is derived from ‘Jin’ means victor or Conqueror.

2. To get a status of a Jina, attaining Kevalagyana is required

3. Ahimsa is the fundamental principle of Jainism.

4. Moksa is the only liberation from Samsāra.

Which of the above statement is not correct

a. 1 and 2

b. Only 3

c. 2 and 3

d. None


(3) Consider the following about Urban Local Governance

a) This act has added a new Part- IXA to the Constitution of India

b) This act does not apply to the scheduled areas and Tribal areas

c) The Parliament may direct that the provisions of this act shall apply to any union territory.

Which of the following are correct?

A. Only a

B. a and b

C. b and c

D. a, b and c


(4) With reference to National Green Corps (NGC), consider the following statements:

1. It is a national programme conceptualized and initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

2. It aims at building cadres of young children working towards environmental conservation and sustainable development.

3. It is operated through Eco-clubs set up in schools registered as members of NGC.

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

a. 1 and 3 Only

b. 2 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. 1, 2 and 3


(5) Consider the following statements.

1. Area lying within 5 to 8 degrees latitude on either side of equator receives rainfall throughout the year.

2. High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rainfall mostly in the afternoons near the equator.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 2

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


(6) The main objectives of the Non- Cooperation Movement were

A. lifting of martial law from Punjab and withdrawal of repressive laws

B. protest against the Punjab wrongs and withdrawal of the Rowlatt Acts

C. restoration of the old status of the Caliph (Khilafat Demand) and attainment of Swaraj for India

D. None of the above


(7) Consider the following statements:

1. Marine National Park in Gulf of Kutch on the Jamnagar coast of Gujarat is the first National Marine Park of India.

2. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is located in West Bengal.

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


(8) The conduct of Elections to Muncipalities shall be vested in the

a. State Election Commission

b. Election Commission of India

c. A new body setup by the State Legislature

d. None of the above


(9) Which of the following is/are true about TAPI gas pipeline project?

1. The pipeline will transport Caspian Sea natural gas from
Turkmenistan through Afghanistan into Pakistan and
then to India.2. Trans-Afghanistan pipeline is being developed by World Bank

Code :

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None


(10) Consider the following statements about White Label ATMs:

1. It can be opened by any non-bank entity, and not just NBFCs.

2. There is a provision for compulsory establishment of such ATMs in rural areas for every such ATM established in urban/semi-urban areas.

3. The money in this ATM will be provided by the sponsor bank.

Choose the correct statements from the
codes below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2 and 3

(c) All of the above

(d) Only 2


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