28th February 2018,UPSC Prelims Static Quiz

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


(1) Consider the following statements regarding the Ocean Salinity:

1. Anticyclonic conditions with stable air and high temperature increases the salinity of the surface water of the ocean.

2. Westerlies increases the salinity along the eastern coasts of the continents whereas they lower the salinity along the western coast.

3. Equatorial warm current drive away salts from the eastern coastal areas of the continents and accumulate them along the western coastal areas.

4. The North Atlantic Drift, the extension of Gulf Stream increases salinity, along the northwestern coast of Europe.

Select the correct answers from below:

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 4

c) 2, 3 and 4

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


(2) Dhrupad Dhamar style of singing was started by

a. Vishnu Digambar Paluskar

b. Tansen

c. Amir Khusrau

d. Raja Man Singh Tomar


(3) Consider the following about the impeachment of the President

a) Violation of the Constitution is not defined in the Constitution

b) Impeachment charges can be initiated by either House of Parliament

Which of the following are correct?

A. Only a

B. Only b

C. Both a and b

D. None of them


(4) Which one of the following city is nearest to the equator?

a. Nairobi

b. Brasilia

c. Dhaka

d. Port Louis


(5) Consider the following statements:

1. The first truly revolutionary organisation in Bengal was
AnusilanSamiti.2. The leader of the AnuslianSamiti was Barindra Kumar Ghosh3. The Alipore conspiracy case was launched against the revolutionary activities of AnusilanSamiti


A. 1, 2 are true

B. 1, 3, 4 are true

C. 1, 2, 4 are true

D. 1, 2, 3 are true


(6) The Council of Ministers shall be collectively
responsible to the?

A. President

B. Parliament

C. Rajya Sabha

D. Lok Sabha


(7) With reference to coral bleaching, consider the following statements:

1. Coral bleaching takes place when the symbiotic relationship between algae (zooxanthellae) and their host corals breaks down under certain environmental stresses

2. Coral beaching occurs only due to the rise in temperature

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. Only 1

B. 2 Only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


(8) Consider the following pairs:

1. Nagarjunsagar Srisailm Tiger Reserve
Krishna river

2. Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve
Neyyar river

3. Keibul Lamjao National Park
Loktak lake

Which of the pair given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 2 Only

c. 1 and 3 Only

d. All


(9) Consider the following statements about Rhizobium,

1. Lives in the roots of gram, peas, Moong beans and other legumes and provides them with nitrogen.

2. It can take atmospheric nitrogen and convert it into a soluble form.

3. It can make its own food

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 2 and 3 Only

c. 1 and 3 Only

d. All of the above


(10) Which one of the following issues the “Global Gender Gap Report” periodically?

(a) Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

(b) World Economic Forum

(c) The European bank for Reconstruction and development

(d) The World bank


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