Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 94

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1. The constitution of India mandates that State may reserve any post or appointment in favour of any backward class of citizens who are not adequately represented in the services under that State. Whether such class of citizens is adequately represented or not is decided by __?
[A] Governor
[B] President of India
[C] Supreme Court of India
[D] State itself
2. Which of the following schedules of the Constitution of India are applicable to Jammu & Kashmir?
1. Fifth Schedule
2. Sixth Schedule
3. Seventh Schedule
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] 1 only
[B] 2 only
[C] 3 only
[D] 2 & 3 only
3. In which region do we find the belt of Doldrums?
[A] Polar region
[B] Sub-tropical region
[C] Temperate region
[D] Equatorial region
4.    Consider the following statements about coal production in India:

  1. Most of India’s coal reserves and are of bituminous rank
  2. Jharkhand is the largest coal producing state in India

    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 sites:
1. Apatani Cultural Landscape
2. Thembang Fortified Village
3. Moidams
Which among the above is / are located in North East India?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6. Which of the following religious text describes Brahmavarta as the region between the rivers Saraswati and Drishadwati in India?
[A] Manusmriti
[B] Bhagavata Purana
[C] Atharvaveda
[D] Matsya Purana
7.  Which of the following animals have been listed under Schedule V of Wild Life Protection Act 1972?

  1. Common crow
  2. Fruit bats
  3. Mice
  4. Rats

 Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 1, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
8.  Consider the following statements about the Coal Bed Methane (CBM):

  1. CBM is pure natural gas stored or absorbed in coal seams
  2. As of now, there is no commercial production of CBM in India

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

  1. These use atmospheric oxygen to burn the fuel
  2. These engines are highly inefficient at low speeds, while their efficiency increases at supersonic speeds

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10. India's Twin Balance Sheet problem includes:
[A] Overleveraged companies and the rising NPAs
[B] Current Account Deficit and Capital Account Deficit
[C] Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Institutional Investment
[D] Government Subsidies and India’s External debt
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