22nd January 2018, UPSC Prelims Quiz

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(1) Which of the following are the consequences of Drought?

1. Large scale death of cattle and animals.

2. Migration of people and livestock.

3. Spread of waterborne disease.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

(2) Consider the following Statements:

1. The Right to life has expanded like clean air, unpolluted water decent living through Public Interest Litigation (PIL).

2. Judicial Activism is to ensure democratization of judiciary and
executive accountability

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

 

(3) Which of the following can be the longest lasting greenhouse gas in the atmosphere?

A. Fluorinated gases

B. Methane

C. Nitrous oxide

D. Argon

 

(4) Which of the following features are present in Taj Mahal?

1. Pietra dura

2. Slender Minarets

3. Dome of Marble

4. Double Dome

Select the correct answer using the code given below

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1, 2 and 3 only

c. 1, 2 and 4 only

d. 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

(5) Consider the following statements:

1. Regional diversity, which has been recognized through parliamentary form of government symbolizes
federalism in India.2. Cyber laws and environment are not mentioned in any of the lists of Constitution, hence power to create laws vested with Union legislature.

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

 

(6) It is the national tree of India. Its seeds are dispersed by fruit-eating birds. It is a big tree and gives a lot of shades to traveller in very hot summer months. It is

A. Banyan Tree

B. Peepal Tree

C. Teak Tree

D. Neem Tree

 

(7) Which of the following is/are correct about land in Rig Vedic times?

1. Land was completely owned by the people

2. There was no reference to sale, transfer or gift of land

3. Land was held sacred than any other thing

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 and 3

C. 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 

(8) Which of the following can be examples where capillarity is in play?

1. Drainage of constantly produced tear fluid from the eye

2. Absorption of water by paper towels

3. Drawing ink to the tips of fountain pen nibs

4. Flow of oil in large pipelines

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 4 only

d. 1, 2 and 3 only

 

(9) Which of the following serve as evidence(s) for the acceleration or expansion of the Universe?

1. Exploding white dwarfs in space

2. Fusion in huge stars

Which of the above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None

 

(10) Which among the following is/are difference between
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Institutional Investment (FII)?

1. FII only brings capital but FDI also brings technology and management skills.

2. FII is more stable than FDI.

3. FDI only target’s specific sectors while FII
increase capital in general.

Select the correct answer using the code given
below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) All the above are correct




 

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