Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 23

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1. The power of the president to nominate members in Rajya Sabha includes the nomination of :
1. Distinguished personalities in Art, literature, Science etc.
2. Members of Anglo Indian Communities
3. Members of Depressed Classes
Choose the correct option:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
2.   Consider the following statements about the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address:

  1. The discussion on Motion of Thanks is initiated by the proposer of the Motion followed by the seconder who are selected by the Prime Minister
  2. If an amendment to the President’s Address is passed in the Lok Sabha, the government has to resign

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
3. The pro-tem speaker in Lok Sabha is appointed / elected by __:
[A] President
[B] Members of Lok Sabha
[C] Council of Ministers
[D] Speaker
4. Consider the following statements with respect to newly formed ‘Tax Policy Research Unit’:

  1. The unit will assist Tax Policy Council chaired by Finance Secretary.
  2. It will be headed by an officer of level of Chief Commissioner, who will report to Finance Minister.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
5. What is / are the difference(s) between an Ecosystem and a Biome?
1.An ecosystem comprises biotic as well as abiotic components , while a biome has only biotic components
2.An ecosystem is generally larger part of Biosphere, while a Biome is a smaller part.
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
6. The Vitamin A is good for human health because___:
1. It improves night vision as well as the day vision
2. It is responsible for pigments which are used by rods and cones in Retina of Eye
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
7. In human body, the main target of antidiuretic hormone is ?
[A] Heart
[B] Kidney
[C] Liver
[D] Spleen
8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Pulmonary artery is responsible for transporting de-oxygenated blood to lungs
  2. Renal artery is responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood out of the kidneys. 

Which of the above is  / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
9.  Consider the following statements about the Electronic vaccine intelligence network (eVIN):

  1. It is an indigenously developed technology system in India
  2. It digitizes vaccine stocks and monitors the temperature of the cold chain through a smartphone application
  3. It is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
10. Consider the following statements:
1. Bonus share is given to the existing shareholders without any charge
2. Sweet Equity is given to the employees of the company without any charge
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
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