Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 50

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1. Under the right to information (RTI) Act , who among the following can seek information ?
1.An Indian Citizen
2.A Non-Resident Indian
3.A Person of Indian Origin
4.Foreigners
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
2. Which among the following becomes the part of Consolidated Fund of India?
1.Capitation Taxes
2.Taxes on railway fares and freights
3.Taxes on sale and purchase of newspapers and advertisements therein
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] None of them
3.  The constitutional power to address the Parliament of India has been given to __:
1. President of India
2. Chief Justice of India
3. Comptroller and Auditor General
4. Solicitor General
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 4
[D] Only 1, 2 & 4
4.   Consider the following statements about the Calling Attention Motion:

  1. It is mentioned in the rules of procedure
  2. It involves element of censure against the government
  3. Prior permission of the Speaker/Chairperson is required to move the motion

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. Gandhiji’s first major struggle in the country was staged on the soil of Champaran district in Bihar in 1917 in connection with indigo plantation. Who was largely instrumental in persuading Gandhiji to visit Champaran and lead the struggle over there?
[A] Rajendra Prasad
[B] Raj Kumar Shukla
[C] Dharnidhar
[D] Shambhu Saran
6. What is / are the differences between the White Yajurveda and the Black Yajurveda?
1. While the White yajurveda comprises has a clear distinction between Samhita and Brahamana, the Black Yajurveda comprises both mixed up
2. While the White Yajurveda is more prevalent in northern India, Black Yajurveda is more prevalent in South India
3. While the White Yajurveda is otherwise called Vajasaneyi Samhita, Black Yajurveda is otherwise called Taittriya Samhita
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] Only 1 & 3
7.  Consider the following statements about the Ganges River dolphins:

  1. These are usually found in areas with slow moving water
  2. These are warm blooded
  3. They can only live in freshwater and are essentially blind
  4. These have been categorised as “endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature

Which of the above statements are correct?

[A] 1, 3 & 4 Only
[B] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[C] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
8. Consider the following statements with respect to the Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA), commonly called ‘No frill’ account :
1. A person can maintain BSBDA with zero balance
2. The BSBDA can be opened by only certain types of individuals like poor and weaker sections of the population
3. The Savings Bank Deposit Interest Rate is applicable to money deposited in the BSBDA account
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9.  Consider the following statements about the National Investment Fund (NIF):

  1. The fund is used to recapitalise public sector banks (PSBs) and state-owned insurance companies
  2. The fund is managed by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)

  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 Global Hunger Index (GHI):

  1. The report is published annually by the World Health Organization (WHO)
  2. As per the report, child stunting is the major reason behind India’s poor rank in GHI report

  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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