Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 74

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1. RTI (Right to Information Act):
1. is applicable in all states of India
2. exempts Below Poverty Line (BPL) people from Payment of RTI Fees.
3. allows request of only one information in a single application
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 2
2. Where in India one can find the substantial coral reef formations?
1. Gulf of Mannar
2. Gulf of Katch
3. Andaman and Nicobar
4. Lakshadweep Islands
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 3
[C] 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
3. Consider the following differences between China type and Mediterranean type climate:

  1. The region with China type climate receives more rainfall than region with Mediterranean type climate in same latitudes
  2. While regions with China type climate receive almost uniform rainfall throughout the year, regions with Mediterranean type climate receive maximum rainfall in winter

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

  1. Temperature decreases with increase in height in troposphere
  2. Thickness of troposphere is greater at equator than at poles

   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 pairs of paintings with states where they are practised:

  1. Thankga→ Sikkim
  2. Phad→ Odisha
  3. Kalighat→ Himachal Pradesh

Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 1 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. Consider the following statements about Dravidian temple architecture:

  1. It is always square in plan and is surmounted by a pyramidal roof of one or more stories
  2. The temple always consist of temple tanks or wells to use water for sacred purposes 

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
7.   Which of the following statements is/are correct about National Green Tribunal (NGT)?

  1. Appeals from NGT can only go to the Supreme Court and not to high courts
  2. Chairperson of the NGT can only be removed from office in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court

 Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
8. Which among the following provides potential energy to an object?
[A] Its momentum
[B] It’s position
[C] It’s acceleration
[D] It’s shape
9. Consider the following statements about the “Prajapatya Vivaha” mentioned in ancient Indian texts:
1 In this type of marriage, the rights of boy and girl were equally secured
2 The groom approached the Bride’s father, who agreed to marriage after fixing a price
3. The price for this marriage was usually a pair of cows
Which among the above statements is/ arc correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1 & 3
10.    Consider the following states:

  1. Kerala
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Sikkim
  4. Maharashtra

Which of the above have been declared open defecation free?

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 3 & 4 Only
[C] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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