5th February,2018-UPSC Prelims Static+NCERT Syllabus Quiz

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(1) The River Mekong crosses through which countries –

1. Cambodia

2. Vietnam

3. Laos

4. Thailand

5. Myanmar

Select the correct code:

a) 1, 2 and 3 Only

b) 1, 2, 3 and 4 Only

c) 2, 3, 4 and 5 Only

d) All the above

 

(2) Consider the following statements regarding DPSP.

1. The Directive Principles help the courts in examining and determining the constitutional validity of a law.

2. The aim of DPSP is in realizing high ideals of justice, liberty and equality.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

(3) Statement (I) : A greenhouse gas is any gas in the atmosphere which absorbs and re-emits heat and thereby keeps the planet’s atmosphere warmer than it otherwise would be.
Statement (II) : In the Earth’s atmosphere, water vapour is one of the main greenhouse gases.

Codes

A. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I)

B. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true, but Statement (II) is not the correct explanation of Statement (I)

C. Statement (I) is true, but Statement (II) is false

D. Statement (I) is false, but Statement (II) is true

 

(4) Which one of the following is correctly matched?

1. Discontinuity between the mantle and core – the Mohorovic discontinuity.

2. Discontinuity between the crust and mantle– Guttenberg’s discontinuity.

3. Discontinuity between the outer core and inner core – Lehman discontinuity.

Select the correct code.

a. Only 1

b. Only 1 and 2

c. Only 2 and 3

d. Only 3

 

(5) Consider the following regarding Home Rule Movement.

1. Idea of Home Rule was suggested by the Anne Besant in Bombay session in 1915.

2. During this movement, ‘Swaraj is my Birthright’ statement was propounded by Tilak.

3. Sindhi community participated for the first time during this movement.

Select the correct answer using the code given
below:

A. 1 and 3

B. 2 and 3

C. Only 1

D. All of these

 

(6) Consider the following statements regarding Right to Freedom.

1. State can impose ‘reasonable restrictions only on grounds mentioned in Article 19 itself.

2. These rights are protected against only state action and not private individuals.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 Only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

 

(7) Consider the following statements.

1. The jet stream are located near the altitude of the tropopause.

2. The polar front jet stream is evident throughout the year but subtropical jet stream is strong only during the half-year centered
on winter.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 2

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

 

(8) Which of the following can be understood as overall contribution of Brahmo Samaj to socio religious movement in India

1. it denounced polytheism and idol worship

2. it discarded faith in divine avataras (incarnations)

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

a. 1 Only

b. 1 and 2 Only

c. 2 Only

d. None

 

(9) Consider the following statements about plants produced by vegetative propagation:

1. The new plants are exact copies of the parent plant, as they are produced from a single parent.

2. Cutting, budding and grafting come under vegetative propagation techniques.

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. 1 and 2

d. None of the above

 

(10) Consider the following statements.

1. IMF gives loans to member countries during a balance of payment crisis.

2. The World Bank gives loans to the member countries for infrastructure development.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 Only

(b) 2 Only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2




 

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