Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 54

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1. Consider the following statements about State Legislature:

  1. An ordinary bill can be introduced in either House of State Legislature
  2. In case of deadlock between the two Houses, the Constitution provides the mechanism for joint sitting of the two Houses to resolve deadlock

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. The movement of ocean currents depends upon:

  1. Temperature of water
  2. Salinity of water
  3. Coriolis force

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
3. The eastern and western limits of Central Himalayas are:
[A] Nanda Devi and Nanga Parbat
[B] Makalu and Namcha Barwa
[C] Nanga Parbat and Namcha Barwa
[D] Kedarnath and Shaigiri
4.  Consider the following places in news with countries to which they are associated:

  1. Palmyra→ Syria
  2. Leptis Magna→ Libya
  3. Mosul→ Iraq

 Which of the above are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 1 & 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. The Vesara style of architecture:
1. has its roots in the Buddhist chaityas
2. is a midway between the Nagara towers and the Dravida tiers
3. was used prominently in western India and Deccan
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. International Day of Yoga is celebrated on _?
[A] 23 March
[B] 21 June
[C] 22 September
[D] 21 December
7. Consider the following fauna:

  1. Pink-headed duck
  2. Indian wild ass
  3. Indian Vulture

Which of the above is/are classified as “Threatened” species by IUCN?

[A] 3 Only
[B] 1 & 3 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None
8.   Consider the following gases:

  1. Water Vapour
  2. Ozone
  3. Methane

 Which of the above is/are primary greenhouse gas/gases?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9.     Consider the following statements:

  1. Leukemia causes overproduction of white blood cells
  2. Patients with leukemia are treated with chemotherapy

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10. Consider the following observations:
1. The Indian Capital Market deals in both primary and secondary securities
2. The Indian Capital Market allows businesses to raise both short term and long-term funds
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
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