Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 47

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1. Consider the following statements about the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution:

  1. The Ninth Schedule was added to Constitution by the First constitutional amendment act
  2. Laws inserted in the Ninth Schedule enjoy absolute immunity from judicial review

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. With reference to the Ocean Currents in Indian Ocean, consider the following statements:
1. Indian Ocean is known for one of the most consistent system of Ocean Currents
2. The currents in the northern Indian Ocean change their flow direction twice a year
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
3. Consider the following differences between the Mughal and Rajput paintings:

  1. While Mughal paintings were isolated from folk arts, Rajput paintings were influenced by folk arts
  2. While Mughal painting were more materialistic in nature, Rajput paintings were more spiritual in nature

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
4. Consider the following:
1. Manipuri Dance
2. Odissi Dance
3. Sattariya Dance
Which among the above involve themes related to Lord Krishna?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. Which of the following is associated with Palaeolithic Period?
[A] Fertile Crescent
[B] Polished Hand Axe
[C] Painted pottery
[D] Nomadism
6.   Consider the following Chalcolithic sites:

  1. Dangwada
  2. Kayatha
  3. Eran

 Which of the above has/have yielded evidence of bull worship, fire-altars and phallus worship?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 1 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. Consider the following matches:
1. ISO 9001 ↔ Quality
2. ISO 14001 ↔ Environment
3. OHSAS-18001 ↔ Safety
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
8.    Consider the following differences between Fly Ash bricks and Clay bricks:

  1. The cost of fly ash bricks is lower than clay bricks
  2. Fly ash bricks are lighter than clay bricks
  3. Fly ash bricks are less porous in comparison to clay bricks

    Which of the above statements are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 1 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9.   Consider the following statements about the second generation bio fuels:

  1. Second generation bio fuels are made from marginal croplands unsuitable for food production
  2. India’s first Second Generation (2G) Bio-refinery is proposed to be set-up at Bathinda in Punjab 

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10.   Consider the following statements about Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC):

  1. OPEC is an example of economic integration 
  2. Its headquarters are located at Vienna

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
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