Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 52

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1. The power of Judicial Review conferred upon the Supreme Court is aimed to:
1. Uphold the judicial supremacy over legislature
2. Uphold the supremacy of the constitution over parliament
3. Uphold the supremacy of the centre over states
4. Protection of the fundamental rights
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 2 & 4
[D] Only 1, 3 & 4
2. If the President issues Proclamation of emergency at a time when Lok Sabha has been dissolved, what happens to such proclamation?
[A] It cannot be effected till Lok Sabha is constituted again
[B] It can be effected with approval from Rajya Sabha
[C] It can be effected with approval of Vice President
[D] President cannot issue proclamation of emergency when Lok Sabha is dissolved
3. Most common types of forests in India are __:
[A] Tropical deciduous
[B] Savanna and desert vegetation
[C] Equatorial evergreen
[D] Conifers and pines
4.   Consider the following statements about Tropical Rainforests:

  1. There is no dry season in tropical rainforests
  2. Rainforests cover less than 2 percent the total surface area of the Earth

  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 statements about the Shola Grassland:

  1. Shola forests are predominantly found in the Eastern Himalayas
  2. They have short life and take a short time from germination to reach maturity

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
6. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Kanheri Caves→ Maharashtra
  2. Pandav Caves→ Madhya Pradesh
  3. Budher Caves→ Uttarakhand

  Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. The Mahendra style, Mamalla style, Rajasimha Art and Aprajita Style are associated to which of the following?
[A] Pallava Architecture
[B] Chalukyan Architecture
[C] Chola Architecture
[D] Rashtrakutas Architecture
8.    Identify the personality with the help of given information:

  1. He was a great social reformer and considered Lord Sriman Narayan as the supreme Brahman
  2. He popularised the Bhakti (loving devotion) and Prapatti (total surrender to god)
  3. He initiated the bold step of admitting untouchables into the temple
  4. His 1000th birth anniversary was celebrated on May 1, 2017

  Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Adi Shankaracharya
[B] Ramanujacharya
[C] Madhvacharya
[D] Vallabhacharya
9. Consider the following organisms:

  1. Codfish
  2. Goatfish
  3. Hagfish
  4. Dogfish

Which of the above is/are true fish(es)?

[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
10. Both Debentures and Bonds:
1. are debt instruments
2. can be secured by assets or unsecured
3. can be issued by both public and private organizations
Select the correct statements from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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