Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 21

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1. With reference to the special provisions made under article 371, consider the following matches:
1. Article 371A ↔ Nagaland
2. Article 371B ↔ Assam
3. Article 371C ↔ Manipur
4. Article 371D ↔ Mizoram
Which of the above matches is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Disputes between States come to the Supreme Court under appellate jurisdiction
  2. Judicial Review in the Indian Constitution is based on Procedure established by law

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
3.  Consider the following statements about the Inter-State Council:

  1. Prime Minister is the chairperson of Inter-State Council
  2. The Inter-State Council is not a permanent constitutional body

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
4. Whenever there are high winds, such as in storms, thin metal roofs on sheds as well as concave roofs on huts are sometimes blown away. Which among the following explains this correctly?
[A] During windstorm , the atmospheric pressure above the roof is very high in comparison to below the roof
[B] During windstorm , the atmospheric pressure above the roof is very low in comparison to below the roof
[C] The high velocity wind exerts tangential force on the roof surface
[D] The high velocity wind exerts vertical force on the roof surface
5. With reference to the Ocean Currents in Indian Ocean, consider the following statements:
1. Indian Ocean is known for one of the most consistent system of Ocean Currents
2. The currents in the northern Indian Ocean change their flow direction twice a year
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
6.   Consider the following statements about the Hartog Committee:

  1. The committee was set up during the reign of Lord Irwin
  2. It was set up to investigate the Anglo-Asian opium trade

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
7. Which of the following fertilizers has highest nitrogen content? 
[A] Calcium Nitrate
[B] Anhydrous Ammonia
[C] Urea
[D] Ammonium Nitrate
8. Consider the following statements regarding the Near Field communications (NFC):
1. NFC uses magnetic fields to connect devices
2. It’s a short range wireless technology that works within a few centimetres
3. It can be used for safe financial transactions
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9.  Consider the following projects with countries where they are located:

  1. MBIR Project→ Russia
  2. BELLE project→ Japan
  3. ITER project→ France

Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
10. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. India is the second largest producer of silk
2. Tasar is the largest variety of silk produced
3. Karnataka is leading in silk production
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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