22nd February- UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs Quiz, Solve it here: https://goo.gl/1Ta2pj


(1) Consider the following statements:

1. Inversion of temperature causes frost in the hilly areas

2. Inversion of temperature causes atmospheric stability.

Choose the correct answer from below:

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 and 2


(2) Consider the following about Government of India Act, 1919

a) It introduced, for the first time, bicameralism and direct elections in the country.

b) It provided for the adoption of diarchy at the Centre.

c) It provided for establishment of a public service commission (Central Public Service Commission).

Which of statements are correct?

a. Only a

b. a and c

c. b and c

d. a, b and c


(3) Consider the following about ‘Buddhist Shrines’

a. Astamahasthanas are eight great holy places related to
Buddhismb. Angkor Wat built by Suryavarman II and it was first devoted to
Vishnu and later to Buddhist.c. Bamyan caves represented the classic blended style of Gandhara
art of 6th centuryd. Mahabodhi temple and Bodhi tree are located at Bodh Gaya.

A. a, b are true

B. c, d are true

C. a, b, d are true

D. All are true


(4) Consider the following statements regarding the ecosystem productivity.

1. Gross primary production (GPP) is the total amount of energy produced by the autotrophic primary producers at trophic level one.

2. Net primary production (NPP) represents the amount of energy or organic matter fixed or stored at trophic level one.

3.The ecosystem productivity whether, gross or net, is generally measured in dry gram/sq.meter/day or year.

Which of the above statement is correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2 and 3

c. Only 1 and 2

d. All


(5) What is the correct sequence of occurrence of the following cities in South-East Asia as one proceeds from north to south?




4.Phnom Penh

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 4-2-1-3

B. 2-3-4-1

C. 2-3-1-4

D. 4-3-2-1


(6) One of the world heritage site in India, also designated as a Tiger reserve was established as a National Park specially for conservation and protection of the Greater One Horned Rhinoceros. Which one of the following could be that National Park?

A. Sundarbans National Park

B. Kaziranga National Park

C. Jim Corbett National Park

D. Rajaji National Park


(7) The Loss of Citizenship as prescribed by the Citizenship Act, 1955 is by?

A. By Renunciation

B. By Termination

C. By Deprivation

D. All of the above


(8) Consider the following:

1. Before the Regulating Act was passed in 1773, there was A
Committee of 24 at home to, administer the East India Company.2. The Act constituting the first legislative interference by the
British Parliament in the affairs of India was the Regulating Act, 1784.

Codes :

a. A is correct

b. B is correct

c. Both A & B are correct

d. Neither A & B are correct


(9) Global Peace Index is launched by which of the following?

a. United Nations Human Rights Council

b. Institute for Economics and Peace

c. World Bank

d. United Nation High
Commissioner for Refugees


(10) Which among the following form a part of the non-debt receipts of the government?

1. Recovery of loans.

2. Disinvestment of PSU’s.

3. Financing from the RBI.

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

(a) 1 and 3 Only

(b) Only 2

(c) 1 and 2 Only

(d) 2 and 3 Only


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