24th February 2018-UPSC Prelims Static Quiz

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(1) Which one of the following statements is not correct?

1.The boundary separating one drainage basin from the other is called water shade.

2. Ghaggar is the most important example of Inland drainage system.

3 The northern part of the western coastal plain is also known as Malabar.

Choose the not correct statements-

a) 1 Only

b) 1 and 2 Only

c) 3 Only

d) 2 and 3


(2) Which among the following air pollutants are Criteria air pollutants’?

1. Carbon dioxide.

2. Carbon monoxide

3. Nitrogen dioxide

4. Lead

5. Methane

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1, 2 and 3 Only

b. 2, 3 and 4 Only

c. 1, 4 and 5 Only

d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5


(3) Consider the following about the Parliamentary
form of Government in India?

a) President is both the nominal executive and real executive

b) Ministers are Collectively Responsible to the Parliament

Which of the following are correct?

A. Only a

B. Only b

C. Both of them

D. None of them


(4) Dead sea is located between

a. Israel and Lebanon

b. Israel and Jordan

c. Lebanon and Jordan

d. Jordan and Syria


(5) Which of the following statement is incorrect with respect to growth of coral polyps?

A. There should be clean sediment-free water for the growth of corals.

B. Fresh water is good for coral polyps growth.

C. Ocean currents and waves are favorable for corals.

D. Corals can live in moderate oceanic salinity.


(6) ‘One planet city challenge’, an initiative to recognize and reward cities for their efforts to combat climate change, is a programme created by

A. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

B. International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource (IUCN)

C. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

D. United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20


(7) 73rd Constitutional Amendment, 1992 added which schedule and is related to which?

A. Schedule 11 and Municipalities

B. Schedule 12 and Municipalities

C. Schedule 11 and Panchayat Raj

D. Schedule 12 and Panchayat Raj


(8) Consider the following.

i. The Government of India Act of 1919 made provision for the
appointment of a High Commissioner for India in India.ii. The High Commissioner for India in the United Kingdom must be appointed by the Crown.

Codes :

a. A correct

b. B correct

c. A & B are correct

d. A & B are wrong


(9) Which of the following pair is/are correctly matched?

Spacecraft            Purpose

1. Kepler : To discover Earth-size Planets orbiting other stars

2. Rosetta : To orbit Jupiter and studying its composition

3. Dawn : To study protoplanets of the asteroid belt

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 1 and 3 Only

c. 2 Only

d. 1, 2 and 3


(10) Consider the following statements.

1. Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 has brought a new management regime of foreign exchange with the new frame work
of the WTO.2. Foreign Exchange Management Act fixes both Civil and Criminal penalties on the violators of the act.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


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