Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 96

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1. Consider the following statements:
1. The chairman and other members of a state Public Service Commission are appointed by President while removed by governor
2. Only public servants with certain tenure having spent in public life can become members of public service commissions
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. Which among the following is / are benefits of Agricultural mechanization?
1. It increases productivity per farm worker
2. It enables efficient utilization of inputs
3. It increases number of farm jobs available
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
3. Which of the following phenomena pertain to the plate tectonics?
1. Polar Wandering
2. Continental drift
3. Sea floor spreading
4. Glaciation
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
4. Consider the following observations about the Alvar saints:
1. Alvar saints is a group of twelve a group of 12 saints dedicated to Lord Shiva
2. The Alvar saints wandered from temple to temple singing ecstatic hymns
3. There was no female Alvar saint
4. Nalayira Prabandham is the name of collection of Alvar hymns
Which among the above observations is / are correct?
[A] Only 2, 3 & 4
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
5. Consider the following:
1. Tamil
2. Telugu
3. Kannada
4. Odiya
Which among the above is / are classical languages of India?
[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
6. Both Tilak and Gokhle were great patriots of India. Consider the following comparisons between the two:
1. While Gokhle was a moderate and Tilak was an extremist
2. While Gokhle’s aim was to improve the existing constitution, Tilak was to reconstruct it
3. While Gokhle’s method sought to win the foreigner, Tilak’s to replace him
Which among the above is / are correct observations?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. Rising meat production and consumption leads to rise in __:
1. Water footprint
2. Phosphorous footprint
3. Carbon foot print
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
8. In context with the everyday computer applications, which among the following can be classified as Spyware?
1. Trojans
2. Adware
3. Trackware
4. Software Bugs
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
9. With reference to the satellites in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), consider the following statements:
1. IRNSS consists of seven satellites in a constellation
2. All the satellites will be placed in geostationary orbit
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10. Consider the following sectors:
1. Construction
2. Mining and Quarrying
3. Electricity, gas and water supply
Which among the above is / are secondary sectors of Indian Economy?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
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