27th February 2018-UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syallabus Quiz

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(1) Consider the following statements.

1. The Sun is overhead at the tropic of Capricorn on June 21st.

2. On the winter Solstice, Southern, hemisphere has its longest day.

3. On the summer Solstice, Southern hemisphere will have the shortest day.

Which of the statements above is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2 and 3

c) Only 1 and 3

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

(2) Consider the following on Conduct of Business of Government of India

a) All executive action of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the President.

b) Parliament shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India.

Which of the following are correct?

a. Only a

b. Only b

c. Both a and b

d. None of them

 

(3) Consider the following about ‘Hinayana & Mahayana’

a. Both adopt one and the same Vinaya (Discipline)

b. Both practice the Four Noble Truths.

c. Those who venerate the bodhisattvas are called the
Hinayānists,

d. Those who do not venerate the bodhisattvas are called the
Mahayānists

A. a, b are true

B. c, d are true

C. a, b, c are true

D. All are true.

 

(4) Where do the prime Meridian and Equator line intersect each other?

a. Atlantic Ocean

b. Ghana

c. Morocco

d. Pacific Ocean

 

(5) Identify the Person.

1. The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act was passed during
the viceroyalty.2. introduced the Indian Universities Act 19043. his seven-year rule associated the with “missions, omissions and
commissions”

A. Ripon

B. Curzon

C. Hastings

D. Dalhousie

 

(6) The President can be removed from the office by the process of impeachment for?

A. Proved Misbehavior

B. Incapacity

C. Violation of the Constitution

D. All of the above

 

(7) With reference to ‘National Air Quality Index’, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:

1. It is a tool for effective dissemination of air quality information to people by describing as a ‘One Number- One Colour-One Description’

2. Carbon dioxide is a major parameter in the Air quality index.

3. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) along with State Pollution Control Boards (SPCB) has been operating National Air Monitoring Program.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. Only 1

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 1 and 3 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 

(8) ‘NoMore50’, sometimes seen in the news, is related to

a. campaign calling for stronger and higher penalties for Tax evading

b. campaign calling for stronger and higher penalties for animal cruelty

c. campaign calling for stronger and higher penalties for environmental pollution

d. campaign calling for stronger and higher penalties for smoking in public place

 

(9) Consider the following statements about nutrients

1. Fats give much more energy as compared to the same amount of carbohydrates.

2. Proteins are needed for the growth and repair of our body and they are called as building blocks of body

3. Vitamins are give much more energy than both fats and carbohydrates combined

Which of the above statements is/are Incorrect?

a. 1 and 3 Only

b. 1 and 2 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. 3 Only

 

(10) Consider the following statements about ‘chit funds in India’:

1. They are a type of saving scheme.

2. State governments are responsible for their registration.

3. NRIs cannot invest in chit funds.

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




 

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