Daily Prelims Mini Mock Test: 40

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1. With reference to the Financial Affairs of the Government of India, which among the following reports / documents are caused by the President to be laid before Parliament annually?
1.Annual Financial Statement
2.Economic Survey
3.Medium-term Fiscal Policy Statement
4.Macro-economic Framework Statement
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1 and 4

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2. Which of the following is / are features of all Rainfed areas of India: 
1. Annual rainfall less than 350 mm
2. Single crop grown in one crop year 
3. Scarce mineral resources
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] None of them

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3. Which among the following is / are the features of the so called “Horse Latitudes”?
1. High atmospheric Pressure
2. Violent air
3. High Precipitation
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 2 & 3

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4. A tourist in Mumbai observes high tide near Gateway of India at 7.00 AM. At what time, he should expect another high tide on the same day?

[A] 7.00 PM
[B] 7.25 PM
[C] 7.40 PM
[D] 8.50 PM

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5. Which one of the following rivers originates from Amarkantak ?
1. Narmada
2. Son
3. Damodar
4. Tapti
Choose the correct option from the following codes:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 4
[C] Only 2 & 4
[D] Only 1

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6. Which among the following is NOT among the Panchabhutas as per ancient Indian philosophy?

[A] Earth
[B] Fire
[C] Water
[D] Space

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7. Consider the following crops:

  1. Winter wheat
  2. Alfalfa
  3. Clover
  4. Soybeans

Which of the above can be used as green manure?

[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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8. Consider the following:
1. Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris)
2. African elephant (Loxodonta sp.)
3. Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
In terms of biodiversity, which among the above can be called “Flagship species”?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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9. Uptake of glucose in the intestines in humans can take place when ___:

[A] The concentration of glucose in blood is more than intestines
[B] The concentration of glucose in blood is less than intestines
[C] The concentration of glucose in blood is equal to intestines
[D] In all the above conditions

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10.   Consider the following statements about the Bank Board Bureau:

  1. It aims to strategise the state-run banks in raising capital 
  2. It selects the top officials for public sector banks 
  3. It formulates the fiscal policy of the government

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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  • Kanchan1987

    Why the explanation doesn’t fit into the screen. Please fix the problem