Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 34

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1. Which among the following statements is / are correct ?
1. If there is a deadlock between the two houses on a Money Bill, there can not be a joint sitting
2. A constitution amendment bill must be passed by the two houses separately
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. With reference to the Constitutional amendments in India, consider the following statements:
1. A constitutional amendment bill must secure a majority of the total membership of the House and a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting, in each House of Parliament
2. Maximum number of constitutional amendments were passed during the Indira Gandhi regime
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 are correct
3. Why the strong tropical cyclones lose their strength when they pass on to land?
1. Land terrain impedes the movement of Cyclone
2. Land absorbs the heat energy of Cyclone quickly
3. Cyclone is cut from its heat source
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4. In which of the following paintings, artists use distinct symbols like fish to represent good luck and serpents as symbol for protection against illness, accidents and evil forces?
[A] Patachitra
[B] Kangra
[C] Madhubani
[D] Phad
5. Consider the following:
1. Steller’s sea cow
2. Tasmanian Tiger
3. Passenger Pigeon
Which of the above are extinct fauna?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6.    Consider the following statements about Arctic Tundra:

  1. There is absence of deep root systems in the vegetation
  2. The primary producers are on the bottom of the ecological pyramid in arctic tundra
  3. Arctic tundra is known for presence of valuable hydrocarbon reserves

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7.    Parkinson’s disease:

  1. is a degenerative disorder
  2. results due to malfunction and death of vital nerve cells

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
8.  Consider the following statements about the triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG):

  1. It is based on organic materials that is used to convert mechanical energy into electricity
  2. It is a self powered sensor and converts a mechanical trigger into an electric output signal

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
9.  Consider the following statements about the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX):

  1. It is a broadband wireless technology for point to multipoint wireless networking
  2. A single WiMAX antenna can have maximum range of 30 meters

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10. What is sold and purchased during Open Market Operations by RBI?
1. Government Securities
2. Commercial Papers
3. Certificates of Deposits
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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