Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 71

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1. Consider the following statements about Fundamental Rights guaranteed by the Indian constitution:

  1. Fundamental Rights have been sourced from United States Constitution
  2. They can be curtailed or repealed by the Parliament through a constitutional amendment act

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

  1. High Courts have appellate jurisdiction in both civil and criminal matters
  2. Appellate jurisdiction of a high court is wider than its original jurisdiction

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 about Advocate General:

  1. The Advocate General is appointed by the Chief Minister of the State
  2. His term of office and salary is determined by the State Legislature

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
4. Identify the famous Indian festival with the help of given information:

  1. The festival is celebrated in the month of August or September
  2. It is a harvest festival
  3. The ancient king Mahabali and Vamana avatar of Vishnu are revered on this ocassion

Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Pongal
[B] Onam
[C] Mudiyettu
[D] Bhogi
5. Who among the following founded National Theatre, the first Bangla professional theatre company ?
[A] Michael Madhu Sudan
[B] Dina Bandhu Mitra
[C] Girish Chandra Ghosh
[D] D L Roy
6.   Consider the following animals:

  1. Elephant
  2. Horse
  3. Lion
  4. Tiger

  Which of the above were known to Vedic People?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[C] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
7. In recent times, ‘Algae bioreactors’ have been of immense attention of scientific research. An Algae bioreactor can be useful for ___:
1. Carbon sequestration
2. Production of biodiesel and bioethanol
3. Pollution Control
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3
8. The National Parks in India are equivalent to which among the following IUCN Protected Area Management Categories?
[A] IUCN Ia
[B] IUCN Ib
[C] IUCN II
[D] IUCN III
9. Use of Graphene in electronics is very common nowadays. Which of the following are the properties of Graphene, responsible for its widespread applications?

  1. Graphene is good conductor of heat and electricity
  2. Stronger than steel
  3. Better conductor compared to Copper
  4. Nearly transparent

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 2 & 4 Only
[C] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
10. Which of the following is/are function/functions of Security Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

  1. Regulation of money market
  2. Regulation of capital market
  3. Regulation of commodity future market

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 3
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] None
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