Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 51

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1. The Constitution of India has entrusted the President of India with the power to __:
1. Administer the Union Territories directly
2. Make appointments of Inter-state Council
3. Make rules for more convenient transaction of business by the Union Government
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
2. Privilege Motion:

  1. is the exclusive power of Lok Sabha
  2. can be initiated by any minister or private member 
  3. cannot be moved against prime minister

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
3. Consider the following statements with reference to Scheduled Tribes in India:
1. Odisha has the largest number of notified STs
2. Bhil and Gond are most populous scheduled tribes of India
3. All inhabitants / permanent residents of Lakshadweep are treated as Scheduled Tribe Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4. Consider the following landforms:

  1. Barkhans
  2. Yardangs 
  3. Oasis

Which of the above is/are found in deserts?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. Consider the following differences between the Svetambara and Digambara sects of Jainism:
1. While Svetambara believe that women can attain salvation, Digambara believe that women can not attain salvation
2. While Svetambara believe that Mahavira was married, Digambara believe that Mahavira was never married
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
6.   Consider the following terms:

  1. Sallekhana
  2. Das Lakshana
  3. Eightfold path

 Which of the above is/are related to Jainism?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. The system of appeals from India to be heard at Privy Council in England was introduced by the:
[A] Charter Act 1833
[B] Charter Act 1793
[C] Charter Act 1813
[D] Pitt’s India Act, 1784
8. Various functions of the National Biodiversity Authority include:
1. To declare biological diversity heritage sites
2. To regulate access to biological resources
3. Protection and rehabilitation of threatened species
4. To environmental release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
9. In which among the following, the speed of sound would be maximum?
[A] Dry air at 0°C
[B] Dry air at 30°C
[C] Humid air at 0°C
[D] Humid air at 30°C
10.   Which of the following is/are correct about the Intensive Subsistence Farming?

  1. More than one crop is raised on the same farm
  2. Rice and wheat are the main crops grown through this type of farming
  3. This type of farming can be most commonly found in irrigated tracts of northern plains and coastal strips of south India

   Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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