28th January 2018, UPSC Prelims Quiz

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(1) With reference to soil erosion, consider the following statements:

1. Gully erosion takes place on level lands after heavy shower.
2. Sheet erosion is commonly observed on steep slopes.

Which of the following given above is/are not  correct?

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


(2) Consider the following –

1. Keibul Lamjao is the only floating national Park.

2. Keibul Lamjao National Park is the refuge of the endangered Sangai deer.

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) Quit India Movement saw the emergence of parallel governments in several parts of India, which of the following places saw the emergence of parallel government.

1. Satara (Maharashtra)

2. Balia (UP)

3. Tamluk (Bengal)

4. Talcher (Orissa)

Select the correct code.

A. 2 and 3 only

B. 3 and 4 only

C. 1 and 2 only

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4


(4)Which among the following statement is/are correct about the desert region of India?

1. The desert region can be divided into 3 parts-‘great desert’ ‘middle desert’ ‘little desert’.

2. The great desert extend from the edge of Rann of Kutch beyond the Luni river northward.

Chose the correct code:

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2


(5) Consider the following regarding Mathura School–

1. The sculpture of the Mathura School are influenced by the stories of Buddhism only.

2. Symbolism is images were the most striking feature of Mathura School.

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) Constitution says that state council of ministers holds office during the pleasure of governor. Here pleasure of the Governor means –

A. Pleasure of the President

B. Pleasure of Governor

C. Pleasure of Chief Minister

D. Pleasure of Legislative Assembly


(7) Which among the following animals is also known as “aquatic panda”?

A. Ganges River Dolphin

B. Chinese White Dolphins

C. Indus river dolphin

D. Amazon river dolphin


(8) UPSC derives its functions from which of the following sources?

1. Constitution

2. Parliamentary laws

3. Executive rules and orders

4. Conventions

Select the correct answer using the codes:

a. 1 only

b. 1 and 2

c. 1 and 3

d. All of these


(9) Osmosis performs which of the following functions in plants?

1. It helps plants in photosynthesis.

2. The roots absorb water through osmosis.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None


(10) Which committee has recently submitted report on Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) to the Union Government?

(a) Anand Shukla Committee

(b) Nitin Kumar Committee

(c) Sumit Bose Committee

(d) Rajat Sharma Committee


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