Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 64

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1. Part III of the constitution of India empowers the state to make special provisions for:
1. Children
2. Women
3. Scheduled Castes and Tribes
4. Older Persons
5. Transgenders
6. Persons with disabilities
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6
2. Which among the following earthquakes of India is an example of Induced seismicity?
[A] Kutch Earthquake of 1819
[B] Assam earthquake of 1897
[C] Koyna Earthquake of 1967
[D] Uttarkashi Earthquake Of 1991
3. In geographical context, the terms mesa and butte are:
[A] Small tracts of saline and alkaline soils
[B] The upland and marshy areas of the delta region
[C] Fluvial and Aeolian landforms in the Ganga Plains
[D] A hill and a flat land
4. Consider the following instruments:

  1. Shehnai
  2. Mridangam
  3. Sarod

Which of the above is/are chordophone(s)?

[A] Only 3
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None
5. As per the ancient Indian legends, which among the following significant female figures of Vedic Period suffered from an incurable disfiguring disease, perhaps leprosy, which was treated by Ashwins?
[A] Ghosha
[B] Lopamudra
[C] Gargi
[D] Maitreyi
6. With reference to devotional poetry in India, consider the following statements with respect to Abhanga:
1. Abhanga poetry is characteristically used by the saint-poets of the Varkari Panth
2. Sant Tukaram is known as father of Abhanga poetry
3. Each abhang is usually made up of four lines, with a characteristic rhythm
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. The functions of the humps in camel is to __:
1. Store water
2. Store fat
3. Insulation of heat
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
8. Consider the following statements in context with the Prion:
1. Prion is a kind of RNA Virus, which have been found to transmit some diseases in humans
2. One of the diseases, transmitted by Prions in humans is bovine spongiform encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease)
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
9. Consider the following unconventional resources:

  1. Shale Gas
  2. Tight Oil
  3. Coal Bed Methane

Currently, which of the above is/are under commercial production in India?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
10.    Consider the following statements:

  1. Mixed banking is a combination of deposit banking and investment banking
  2. When banks undertake the activities of wholesale and retail banking together, it is called universal Banking

  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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