Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 32

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1. Consider the following statements:
1. Both Public Accounts Committee and Committee on Public Undertakings are joint committees of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
2. Both Public Accounts Committee and Committee on Public Undertakings are headed by a member from ruling party / coalition
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 committees had given these following three important recommendations:
1. The election commission should be a 3 member body
2. The Minimum age for voting should be 18 years
3. The Voters councils should be created in as many as possible constituencies
Choose the correct option:
[A] Jeevan Reddy Committee
[B] Tarkunde Committee
[C] Jayprakash Narayan Committee
[D] Dinesh Goswami Committee
3. Which among the following organisations don’t come under the purview of RTI act?
1. Intelligence Bureau
2. Special Frontier Force
3. Directorate of Enforcement
4. Central Economic Intelligence Bureau
Select the correct answer from codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
4. With reference to the Permafrost, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1. Permafrost is found only in Arctic Region
2. Permafrost is mostly devoid of natural resources
3. Permafrost is highly susceptible to erosion
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] None of the above is a correct statement
5. The alluvial soil is considered to be highly fertile. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. The alluvial soil owe their fertility to continuous deposition of new layers of sediments
2. The alluvial soil is rich in nitrogen, humus and phosphorus
3. The alluvial soil is rich in soluble plant nutrients
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. In which among the following situations, temperature inversion occurs?
1. when warmer air lies above cooler air
2. when cooler air lies above warmer air
3. when warmer air moves in from the south, displacing cooler air
4. when cooler air moves in from the north, displacing warmer air
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
7. Consider the following texts:
1. Jatakas
2. Acharangasutra
3. Dighnikaya
4. Sumangalavilasini
Which among the above is / are Buddhist texts?
[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
8.   Consider the following differences between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells:

  1. While nucleus is absent in prokaryotic cells, it is present in eukaryotic  cell
  2. While mitochondria is present in eukaryotic cells, it is absent in prokaryotic cell

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
9. Duodenum, jejunum, and ileum are associated with which of the following?
[A] Small intestine
[B] Large intestine
[C] Hypothalamus
[D] Epididymis
10.  Which of the following statements is/are correct about the SERVIR-Mekong project?

  1. The project is a joint initiative by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) & SAARC Development Fund 
  2. The project aims to strengthen technical support for the regional environmental monitoring in Asian Countries

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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