Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 33

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1. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Emergency must be approved by both Houses of Parliament within three months from date of its proclamation by President
  2. National Emergency can be extended to maximum of three years with approval of the Parliament for every six months

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. Which among the following is the key feature of Tropical rain forests?
[A] Plenty of moisture, heat and no winter
[B] Plenty of moisture, cool and mild winter
[C] Plenty of moisture in the form of snow, cool and mild winter
[D] Plenty of moisture, cold climate and severe winter
3. Which of the following is/are recognised as the intangible cultural heritage of India by UNESCO?
1. Chanting of Vedic Mantra
2. Bharatnatyam of Tamil Nadu
3. Buddhist chanting in Ladhakh
4. Sankirtana of Manipur
5. Chhau dance of Orissa
Select the correct option from codes given below:
[A] 1 and 4 Only
[B] 1, 2 and 3 Only
[C] 1, 3, 4 and 5 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
4. Why did the English East India Company succeed so spectacularly in India when others, European and Indian, did not?
1. Britain was better than all rivals on the front of Control of the seas
2. East India Company had gained control of Indiaâ??s richest province after battle of Plassey
3. East India Company was devoid of corruption
Choose the correct option:
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] 2 & 3
5. Which among the following is / are the hallmark features of Neolithic revolution?
1. A transition from hunting-gathering to food production
2. A transition from plenty of use of copper to Iron
3. Rise of domestication of various types of plants and animals
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 1 & 3
6.  Consider the following statements about the Primary Succession:

  1. The first stage in primary succession is the development of soil
  2. Lichens are often the first organisms to colonize an area under primary succession

 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 among the following can be effectively transmitted from person to person due to coughing and sneezing?
1. Swine Flu
2. Ebola Virus
3. AIDS
4. Malaria
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 1, 2 & 4
8. Which of the following obtain its/their energy through photosynthesis?

  1. Cyanobacteria
  2. Fungi
  3. Sea anemones

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

  1. These use atmospheric oxygen to burn the fuel
  2. These engines are highly inefficient at low speeds, while their efficiency increases at supersonic speeds

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10. Demat account is needed in India to trade in__
1. Listed Stocks
2. Debentures
3. Exchange Traded Funds
Choose the correct option:
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
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