Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 49

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1. The structure of the Indian constitution is Federal in form and unitary in spirit. Which among the following is / are features of federalism in India?
1. Dual judiciary
2. Division of powers between central government and state governments
3. Equality of state representation
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
2. Union Legislature consists of:

  1. President
  2. Lok Sabha
  3. Rajya Sabha

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 2 & 3 Only
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1 & 2 Only
[D] 2 Only
3. Which of the following crops of India will be most affected due to unusual warmer winter?

  1. Wheat
  2. Cotton
  3. Mustard
  4. Groundnut

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1, 2 & 4
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 1, 3 & 4
4. In geographical context, a “Tidal flat” is:
[A] a submerged lagoon bed that only emerge at low tide
[B] an artificial water body that is subject to ebb and flow of tides
[C] an area along a coast where a river empties into an ocean or sea
[D] an equatorial region where tidal range is lowest
5. Which two countries are involved in the dispute over sovereignty of the Chagos Islands?
[A] Mauritius and United Kingdom
[B] United Kingdom and Argentina
[C] Argentina and Brazil
[D] Brazil and Australia
6. Ultrasounds are used extensively in industries and for medical purposes. Which among the following is / are applications of Ultrasound?
1. Detect cracks and flaws in metal blocks
2. Echocardiography
3. Treatment of Kidney stones
4. Cleaning of odd shaped objects
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
7. In recent years, the veterinary painkiller and anti-inflammatory drug Diclofenac has been a serious concern for rapid decline in the number of __:
1. Vultures
2. Eagles
3. Common crow
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 1 & 3
8. Consider the following statements about Mission Innovation:

  1. It aims to create green jobs and commercial opportunities 
  2. The mission was announced at  COP21, in Paris, France

Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
9. Which of the following chemicals is also known as "butter of tin"?
[A] Stannic chloride
[B] Sodium perborate
[C] Potassium nitrate
[D] Magnesium hydroxide
10. Which among the following is / are “Revenue Receipts” of the Government?
1.Corporation Tax
2.Grants Received from a foreign country
3.Loans from International Fund
4.Interest free loans from IDA
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 2, 3 & 4
[D] Only 1, 2 & 4
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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