1st March-UPSC Prelims STATIC Quiz

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“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough-Og Mandino
Have strong determination in whatever you do. Focus on Success.You will find what you want in some other way”.

 

(1) Consider the following statements about Jet Streams.

1. Jet Stream Circulation is observed between poles and 20 Degree longitudes in both the hemispheres.

2. Jet streams flow from west to east in both the hemispheres and hence they are called westerlies or upper level westerlies.

3. Their trajectory is wavy and meandering.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All

 

(2) Identify the true statements

1. The contemporary of Prithviraj Chauhan, was KhwajaMuinuddinChisti.

2. The contemporary of Aurangzeb was Guru Nanak and Kabir.

Codes :

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

(3) With reference to Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), sometimes seen in news, consider the following statements:

1. It is an environmental treaty under the aegis of IUCN.

2. CMS provides a global platform for the conservation and sustainable use of migratory animals and their habitats.

3. The convention also deals with the migration routes of the migratory species.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 Only

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 1 and 3 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 

(4) Which of the following statements is/are correct?

a) A Bill pending in the Lok Sabha lapses on its prorogation.

b) A Bill pending in the Rajya Sabha, which was not been passed by the Lok Sabha, shall not lapse on dissolution of the Lok
Sabha.

Select the correct answer using the code
given below.

a. Only a

b. Only b

c. Both a and b

d. Neither a nor b

 

(5) The important fishing areas called Grand bank and Georges Bank are located in the waters of
which one of the following?

A. North Pacific

B. South Pacific

C. South West Atlantic

D. North-West Atlantic

 

(6) Identify the movement.

i. It brought Gandhi on the front seat of National Politics in India.

ii. Gandhi was regarded as a logical heir of Balgangadhar Tilak.

iii. “Going to jail” became a badge of honor.

iv. It was adopted in a special sessionof Congress held at Calcutta.

A. Champaran Satyagraha

B. Rowalat Satyagraha

C. Khilafat Movement

D. Non-Cooperation Movement

 

(7) Which of the following is the correct decreasing order of gases in the atmosphere?

A. Carbon dioxide >> Neon>>Helium>>Argon

B. Argon>> Carbon dioxide>>Helium>>Neon

C. Argon>>Carbon dioxide>>Neon>>Helium

D. Carbon dioxide>>Argon>>Neon>>Helium

 

(8) With reference to digestion in grass-eating animals, consider the following statements:

1. They quickly swallow the grass and store it in a separate part of the stomach called rumen

2. Partially digested food in the rumen is called cud.

3. In ruminants, the cellulose of the food is digested by the action of certain bacteria which are not present in humans

Which of the statements above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 1 and 3 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. 1, 2 and 3

 

(9) Who appoints the Speaker and Deputy Speaker
when both the offices fall vacant?

a. Prime Minister

b. President

c. Members of Lok Sabha

d. Senior most member of Lok Sabha

 

(10) Which among the following statements is/are incorrect about ‘green bonds’?

1. It is an equity instrument used to raise capital to fund green projects.

2. Private corporations cannot issue green bonds.

Select the incorrect answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 Only

(b) 2 Only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

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