4th March 2018-UPSC Prelims STATIC Quiz

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(1) Consider the following plateaues:

1. Great Basin

2. The Tibetan plateau

3. The Bolivian plateau

Which of the above are ‘inter-montane’ plateau?

a) 1 and 2 Only

b) 1 and 3 Only

c) 2 and 3 Only

d) 1, 2 and 3


(2) The master stroke of Lord Wellesley to establish British paramountcy in India was

a. Doctrine of Lapse

b. Subsidiary Alliance

c. Mediatisation

d. Annexation of Indian States


(3) Consider the following on Supreme Court

a) President can increase the number of judges of Supreme Court

b) Parliament is authorized to curtail the jurisdiction of Supreme Court

Which of the following are correct?

A. Only a

B. Only b

C. Both a and b

D. Neither a nor b


(4) Prime Meridian does not pass through which of the following countries?

a. Ghana

b. Spain

c. France

d. Tunisia


(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) Identify the person:

1. Passive resistance was the main part of his programme to
Achieve swaraj.2. Worked as acting editor Bande Mataram.3. He believed “Political freedom is the life-breath of a nation”

A. BG Tilak

B. Annie Besant

C. Sri Aurobindo Ghose

D. Rabindranath Tagore


(7) Consider the following on Prime Minister

a) He advises the President with regard to summoning and proroguing of the sessions of the Parliament.

b) He can recommend dissolution of the Lok Sabha to President at any time.

c) He is the chairman of Zonal Council and National Integration Council

Which of the following are correct?

A. a and b

B. b and c

C. a and c

D. a, b and c


(8) ‘SWAYAM’, an initiative of the Government of India, aims at

a. promoting the Self Help Groups in rural areas

b. providing financial and technical assistance to young
start-up entrepreneurs

c. promoting the education and health of adolescent girls

d. providing affordable and quality education to the citizens for free


(9) With reference to different kinds of fibres, consider the following statements

1. Jute fibre is obtained from the stem of the jute plant

2. Wool is also obtained from the hair of rabbits, yak and camels 3. Silk fibre is drawn from the cocoon of silkworm.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 Only

b. 2 and 3 Only

c. 1 and 3 Only

d. All


(10) Which of the following currencies form the part of special drawing right (SDR) of IMF?

1. Chinese Renminbi

2. Japanese Yen

3. British Pound

4. Russian Ruble

Select the correct answer using the code
given below.

(a) 1 and 2 Only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


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