Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 37

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1. Consider the following:
1. Block Mountains
2. Fold Mountains
3. Residual Mountains
Which among the above terms can be correctly used for Aravalli ranges?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 3
2. The Dhamar is a:

  1. devotional music dedicated to Krishna
  2. form of Hindustani classical music

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
3. Rising meat production and consumption leads to rise in __:
1. Water footprint
2. Phosphorous footprint
3. Carbon foot print
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4. Consider the following crops:

  1. Winter wheat
  2. Alfalfa
  3. Clover
  4. Soybeans

Which of the above can be used as green manure?

[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
5. Consider the following Mangroves:

  1. Bhitarkanika Mangroves
  2. Pichavaram Mangroves
  3. Sundarbans Mangroves

 Which of the above is/are Ramsar sites?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6.   Consider the following differences between tropical rainforest and temperate rainforests:

  1. Rainfall is higher in temperate rainforests in comparison of tropical rainforests
  2. Biodiversity is higher in temperate rainforests in comparison to tropical rainforests

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
7. With reference to the Chandrasekhar limit postulated by Nobel laureate S. Chandrasekhar, consider the following statements:
1. The Chandrasekhar limit means that a star would not form a stable white dwarf at the end of its life if its mass was smaller than 1.44 times the solar mass
2. Below the Chandrasekhar limit, the white dwarf will explode as what is called a “Type 1a supernova”
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
8. Which of the following organelle carries on the process of cell respiration?
[A] Mitochondria
[B] Endoplasmic reticulum
[C] Golgi body
[D] Lysosomes
9.     Zeolites are used:

  1. as water softeners
  2. to clean radioactive wastes
  3. for absorbing sulphur dioxide from waste gases
  4. for catalytic cracking

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
10. Majority of the unemployed people in India:
1. belong to poorest of the poor
2. are uneducated
3. are unskilled
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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