Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 69

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1. What will follow if a bill to bifurcate a state is rejected by the state assembly?
[A] The Parliament may still proceed with bifurcation of state
[B] The bill will get lapsed
[C] The Governor of the state may initiate reintroduction of the bill
[D] The Governor may take ordinance route to bifurcate the state
2. Consider the following statements about State Legislature:

  1. An ordinary bill can be introduced in either House of State Legislature
  2. In case of deadlock between the two Houses, the Constitution provides the mechanism for joint sitting of the two Houses to resolve deadlock

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
3. Consider the following statements with respect to Earth’s Lithosphere:
1. Lithosphere is a part of Earth’ Crust only
2. The Oceanic lithosphere is denser than the continental lithosphere
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
4. Nadubhangi Nritya and Krishna Nritya are associated with which of the following dance forms?
[A] Bharatnatyam
[B] Kathakali
[C] Kuchipudi
[D] Sattariya
5. Which of the following is the correct chronological order?
[A] Bombay Plan – Wavell Plan – Cabinet Mission Plan – Dickie Bird Plan
[B] Cabinet Mission Plan – Wavell Plan – Bombay Plan – Dickie Bird Plan
[C] Dickie Bird Plan – Bombay Plan – Wavell Plan – Cabinet Mission Plan
[D] Wavell Plan – Bombay Plan – Dickie Bird Plan – Cabinet Mission Plan
6. Consider the following animals:

  1. Snow leapord
  2. Sloth bear
  3. Himalayan palm civet
  4. Blue whale
  5. Wild musk deer
  6. Hoolock gibbon

Which of the above are mammals?

[A] 1,2 and 4 Only
[B] 3, 5 and 6 Only
[C] 1,4,5 and 6 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
7. In context with the green house gases, consider the following statements:
1.GHGs absorb the radiation in the visible range and emit the radiation in thermal infrared range
2.Without GHGs , earth would have been cooler than at present
3.Oceans are sinks of Green Houses Gases
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1 & 2 are correct statements
[B] Only 2 & 3 are correct statements
[C] 1, 2 & 3 are correct statements
[D] Only 3 is a correct statement
8. Consider the following statements:
1. National Parks
2. Wildlife Sanctuaries
3. Tiger Reserves
The state governments can declare a particular area as which among the above categories?
[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9. India’s first repository on tigers has been opened at which of the following places?
[A] Dehradun
[B] Sundarban
[C] Madhopur
[D] Chitradurga
10. What is the objective of the Central Government in creating the “Non-lapsable Central Pool of Resources”?
[A] To provide development funding in Naxalite affected areas
[B] To provide additional development grant to most backward 200 districts all over country
[C] To provide time to time fiscal stimulation to the economy
[D] To provide development funding to North East and Sikkim
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