Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 36

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1. With respect to Indian Parliament, the Rajya Sabha member __:
1. Holds the office for five years
2. Not eligible for re-election
3. Not eligible to become Prime Minister
4. Can not be disqualified except on grounds of proven misbehaviour or incapacity
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 3 & 4
[C] Only 4
[D] None of them
2. Part III of the constitution of India empowers the state to make special provisions for:
1. Children
2. Women
3. Scheduled Castes and Tribes
4. Older Persons
5. Transgenders
6. Persons with disabilities
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6
3. Consider the following statements:
1. The members of the Constituent Assembly included indirectly elected members as well as nominated members
2. Provinces and princely state were allotted seats on the basis of population
3. The representatives of princely states were nominated members of the constituent assembly
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4. Governor of a State can:

  1. return a money bill for the reconsideration of the state legislature
  2. reserve the money bill for consideration of President

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
5. A bill contains provisions related to which of the following is a money bill?
1. Increasing a tax
2. Decreasing a tax
3. Increasing salaries of Supreme Court Judges
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. Which among the following is the major source of water for the industries in India?
[A] Surface water
[B] Ground Water
[C] Municipal water
[D] Marine resources
7.     Consider the following pairs:

  1. Floriculture→ the cultivation of flowers
  2. Silviculture→ the growing and cultivation of tree
  3. Pisciculture→ the raising of fish commercially 

  Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 1 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
8. Consider the following statements with respect to Nuclear Fusion and Nuclear Fission:
1. While fission reactors are common, fusion reactors are not economically viable currently
2. Fission produces Nuclear fusion by-products Fusion produces Fission by-products
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
9. Supercritical and Ultra-supercritical technologies, sometimes seen in news, are associated with:
[A] power generation
[B] transportation systems
[C] cancer diagnosis
[D] prediction of big earthquakes
10. Directorate General of foreign Trade (DGFT) functions under which of the following ministries?
[A] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[B] Ministry of Finance
[C] Home Ministry
[D] Ministry of Finance
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