6th March 2018-UPSC Prelims STATIC Quiz

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“Your Heart is Brave, Have the courage to Follow it”


(1) Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?

1. The western part of Marusthali is covered by shifting sand dunes called Dhrian.

2. The Bhangar lands in Punjab are called as Wetlands.

3. Amarkantak is the highest peak of Satpura range.

4. Vindhyan range acts as a watershed between the Ganga river system and the river systems of South India.

Code :

a) 2 and 3

b) 1 and 4

c) 2, 3 and 4

d) 3 and 4


(2) Consider the following. Capital Kingdom

1. Gujarat : The Parmaras

2. Bundelkhand : The Tomars

3. Delhi : The Chandelas

4. Malwa : The Solankis

a. Only 1, 2 and 3 are true

b. Only 2, 3 and 4 are true

c. Only 1. 3 and 4 are true

d. All are false


(3) Which of the following tasks are not performed by the Election Commission?

1. Nominating the candidates

2. Setting up polling booths

3. Implementing the model code of conduct

4. Supervising the Panchayat elections

Select the correct code:

A. 1,2 and 3 only

B. 2, 3 and 4 only

C. 1 and 4 only

D. 2 and 4 only


(4) Consider the capital cities of countries of South-East Asia

1. Hanoi

2. Vientiane

3. Phnom Penh

4. Ho Chi Minh City

Which of the above cities lies on the bank of River Mekong?

a. 1 and 2

b. 2 and 3

c. 3 and 4

d. 1 and 4


(5) Consider the following areas:

1. Bandipur

2. Bhitarkanika

3. Manas

4. Sunderbans

Which of the above are Tiger Reserves?

A. 1 and 2

B. 1, 3 and 4

C. 2, 3 and 4

D. All of the above


(6) Identify the person.

1. The first Indian who was elected to the leadership of the Communist International.

2. His communist journal was Vanguard.

A. SA Dange

B. SS Joshi

C. MN Roy

D. PC Joshi


(7) Brundtland Report is related to

A. Sustainable development

B. Common market for Developed countries

C. Power sharing in UNSC

D. Treaty between Japan and USA


(8) Consider the following statements.

1. The practice of the Sikhs to publicly carry a kirpan (sword) on ceremonial occasions is specifically protected by the Constitution as their Fundamental Right under Article 25.

2. Parliament by law can ban wearing of religious symbols in public places.

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

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2


(9) With reference to Near Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth, consider the following statements:

1. NFC has slightly longer range compared to Bluetooth.

2. Compared to Bluetooth, NFC is faster and consumes less power.

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


(10) Fiscal policy includes which of the following?

1. Debt management

2. Disinvestment strategies

3. Tax policy

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 3 Only

(b) 2 and 3 Only

(c) 3 Only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


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