3rd March 2018-UPSC Prelims STATIC+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) Consider the following conditions regarding the formation of Tropical Cyclone

1. There should be continuous supply of abundant warm and moist air.

2. zero coriolis force.

3. Associated with the inter-tropical convergence (ITC).

Which of the above statement is correct?

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 2 Only

c) 1 and 3 Only

d) 2 and 3 Only


(2) Which of the following is/are true?

1. Tipu Sultan was the first Indian ruler to apply the western
Methods to his administration.2. Tipu Sultan had during his reign introduced a new calendar, a new system or coinage, and new scales or weights and measures.

Codes :

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2


(3) The electoral college for the election of Vice-President consist of

A. Only elected members of Parliament

B. Both elected members and nominated members of Parliament.

C. Elected members and nominated members of Parliament and members of state legislative assembly.

D. Both elected members and nominated members of Rajya Sabha.


(4) Which of the following are wrongly matched?

a. Rotterdam Convention — on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

b. Basel Convention — on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal

c. Montreal protocol — for the protection of ozone layer

d. Bonn Convention –It is Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)


(5) Which of the following climate type does not enjoy rain fall all-round the year?

A. Steppe type

B. China type

C. Laurentian type

D. British type


(6) Consider the following about Committees

a) Rajya Sabha members are not represented in Estimates Committee

b) Committee on Private Members bills and resolutions is not present in Lok Sabha

c) Business Advisory Committee is headed by Speaker in Lok Sabha

Which of the following are correct?

A. a and b

B. a and c

C. b and c

D. a, b and c


(7) The Permanent settlement Introduced by Cornwallis is in Bengal is known as

A. Roytwari System

B. Mahalwari System

C. Zamindari System

D. Iqtadari System


(8) With reference to ‘Kambala’, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:

1. A traditional sport in which water buffaloes are made to race down a track filled with mud and water

2. Two water buffaloes, yoked together, were made to run at top speed

3. Kambala used to be held in villages of Tamil Nadu

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 2 Only

b. 3 Only

c. 1 and 3 Only

d. 1, 2 and 3


(9) With reference to the following pairs,

1. Beriberi : Weak muscles and very little energy to work

2. Scurvy : Bones become soft and bent

3. Rickets : Bleeding gums, wounds take longer time to heal

4. Gioter : Mental disability in children

Which of the above pairs is/are incorrect?

a. 1 Only

b. 1 and 2 Only

c. 2 and 3 Only

d. 2, 3 and 4 Only


(10) With reference to the ‘Gold Monetization Scheme’, consider the following statements:

1. It aims to mobilise gold held by households and institutions of the country.

2. Depositors under the scheme can earn interest in the form of gold.

3. The interest earned under the scheme is exempted from capital gains tax, wealth tax and income tax.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 Only

(b) 1 and 2 Only

(c) 2 and 3 Only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 Only


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