Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 68

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1. A bill which pertains to withdrawal of money from following will be considered a money bill:
1. Consolidated Fund of India
2. Contingency Fund of India
3. Public Account of India
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
2. The 73rd amendment of the Constitution made mandatory provisions for__:
1. Creation of three tier panchayati Raj System in all states
2. Regular elections of the civic bodies
3. Reservation of Seats for SCs, STs and Women in Panchayat bodies
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
3. Consider the following:
1. Sahara
2. Atacama
3. Thar
Which among the above is / are trade wind deserts?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
4. Consider the following statements with respect to Shale gas:

  1. Shale gas is a natural gas trapped in low permeable metamorphic rocks.
  2. Commercial Production of Shale Gas in India started from 2014

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
5. How the Tropical Cyclones are different from Extra-tropical cyclones?
1.While tropical cyclones are warm core, the extra tropical cyclones are cold core
2.While tropical cyclones extract much of their energy from the upper layer of the ocean, Extratropical cyclones derive much of energy from land
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
6. Which of the following is not an example of temperate grasslands?
[A] Pampas
[B] Prairies
[C] Llanos
[D] Velds
7. The term Bashi Channel, sometimes seen in news, is a waterway between:
[A] Taiwan and the Philippines
[B] Sudan and South Sudan
[C] Israel and Syria
[D] Russia and Ukraine
8. Consider the following Fauna:
1. Congress grass
2. Water hyacinth
3. Nilakurinji
Which among the above is / are invasive species?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9. Cooking gas mainly consists of:
[A] Methane and Ethane
[B] Ethylene and carbon monoxide
[C] Butane and Isobutane
[D] Acetylene and hydrogen
10.   Consider the following statements about the RCEP and TPP:

  1. Both China and India are members in RCEP
  2. Japan is the member of both RCEP and TPP
  3. Russia is neither a member of RCEP nor that of TPP

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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