Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 39

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1. A member of parliament wants to ask a question with both of the following parameters:
1.The member wants to get a written reply
2.The member wants to ask supplementary question on the written reply
In which among the following categories, question of the member will be placed?
[A] Starred Question
[B] Unstarred Question
[C] Short Notice Question
[D] None of the above A, B or C is correct
2. The GST Council consists of:

  1. Prime Minister
  2. Union Finance Minister
  3. Minister of State in charge of Revenue Department
  4. State finance ministers

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
3. Which among the following play role on formation of Ocean currents?

1.Rotation of Earth
2.Revolution of Earth
3.Gravitational Pull by Sun and Moon
4.Prevailing Winds
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 4
[B] 1, 3 & 4
[C] 1, 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4. The terms Karna and Angahgara are associated to _?
[A] Sanskrit theatre
[B] Indian Classical Dance
[C] Relics of Buddha
[D] Indian Classical Music
5.  Consider the following statements about the term “Neerdhur”, which was frequently in news:

  1. It is a novel multi-fuel domestic cooking stove
  2. It has been developed by National Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (Neeri)

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
6. How the white cement is different from Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC)?

  1. While OPC contains iron and manganese content, there is no iron or manganese in White cement
  2. While Gypsum is used in making of OPC, Gypsum is not used in making of White Cement
  3. Production of white cement consumes significantly more energy in comparison to gray cement

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] Only 3
7. Which of the following is/are a vector quantity?

  1. Temperature
  2. Work
  3. Kinetic Energy
  4. Momentum
  5. Power

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 2 and 4 Only
[B] 4 Only
[C] 2, 3, 4 and 5 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
8. Consider the following statements about INSAT-3DR:

  1. It is a miniature satellite developed by ISRO
  2. It has been placed into a geo-transfer orbit
  3. It will provide both meteorological and rescue services

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9.   Consider the following statements about the CRISPR-Cas9:

  1. It is used as a genome editing tool for editing DNA
  2. It is a prokaryotic immune system that confers resistance to foreign genetic elements

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10. The objective of the Government of India to launch the BHAVINI project is to plan, execute and operate programme that is focussed on __:
[A] Fast Breeder Technology
[B] Light Water Breeder Technology
[C] Thorium Fuel Cycle Technology
[D] Nuclear Research and Development
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