Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 46

Welcome to Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 46.The topics of this test are: Parliamentary privileges, administrative authority at block level, Tribes of Niyamgiri, Dhamar, various conventions, sulphuric fire fishing, National Green Tribunal, elements that expand on cooling and Market Capitalization

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1. Each House of Parliament collectively and the Members individually, enjoy certain special powers and privileges without which they cannot discharge their functions, efficiently and effectively. These privileges have been provided by ___?
[A] Constitution of India
[B] Act of Parliament
[C] Rule book of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
[D] President of India
2. Which among the following is the administrative authority at the block level?
[A] Zila Panchayat
[B] Panchayat Samiti
[C] Panchayat
[D] District Planning Committee
3.    Identify the tribe with the help of given information:

  1. The tribe is resident of Niyamgiri Hills in Odisha
  2. The members of this tribe are believed to be from the Proto-Australoid ethnic group
  3. They are excellent fruit farmers
  4. The tribe was recently in news for the heroic victory against mining giant Vedanta Resources to save their sacred hills

   Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Baiga
[B] Dongria Kondh
[C] Gaddis
[D] Bhotias
4. 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
5. Consider the following matches:
1. Budapest Convention ? Cybercrime
2. Bonn Convention ? Migratory Species
3. Basel Convention ? Hazardous wastes
Which of the above is / are correct matches?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. Use of traditional “sulphuric fire fishing” by fishermen to attract and catch fish on a large scale can be most commonly found in which of the following places?
[A] Taiwan
[B] Myanmar
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Sri Lanka
7.     Consider the following statements about National Green Tribunal:

  1. It is a statutory body
  2. The Chairperson of NGT is appointed by the Central Government in consultation with the Chief Justice of India

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
8. Which of the following elements expand on cooling?

  1. Silicon
  2. Germanium
  3. Sodium

 Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9. World's first electric flying taxi jet has been introduced in which country?
[A] Germany
[B] China
[C] Britain
[D] Japan
10. Which among the following denotes the Market Capitalization of a company?
[A] Current market value of its authorized capital
[B] Current market value of its issued shares
[C] Current market value of its paid-up capital
[D] Current market value of issued shares and debentures
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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