Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 97

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1. Constitution does not make any special / specific reference to __:
1. Freedom of Press
2. Right to Privacy
3. Right to Property
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. Consider the following statements about National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA):

  1. It is an agency of the Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. The Prime Minister is the ex-officio chairperson of NDMA

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
3. Which of the following statements is incorrect about President of India?
[A] The President has the power to declare an area as scheduled area
[B] He appoints the comptroller and auditor general of India and determines his remuneration
[C] He can seek any information related to Union Legislation and administration from Prime Minister
[D] He can establish an interstate council if at any time it appears to him that it is in public interest
4. Consider the following:
1. Moon
2. Earth
3. Venus
Which among the following is the increasing order of albedo of the above three bodies?
[A] 1 2 3
[B] 2 1 3
[C] 3 1 2
[D] 1 3 2
5. The Pichavaram mangrove forest is one of the India’s largest mangrove forests. Pichavaram mangrove is located in which of the following states?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] West Bengal
[D] Gujarat
6. With reference to temples at Khajuraho, consider the following statements:
1. Kandariya Mahadev Temple is the largest and oldest among all temples at Khajuraho
2. All temples of Khajuraho have presence of the erotic carvings that adorn their walls
3. The Devi Jagdambi temple was originally a Vishnu temple but later converted to a different deity
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 3
7. The bahubali monolith image of Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola has been depicted in the Kayotsarga posture. Which among the following is / are correct statements with this respect?
1. Kayotsarga is type of meditation that can be practiced only by standing in steady position without any body movements
2. Most images of the Jain tirthankaras are depicted in Kayotsarga posture
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
8.   Consider the following languages:

  1. Kannada 
  2. Malayalam
  3. Assamese

 Which of the above are recognized as classical languages of India?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 1 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9. Consider the following enzymes:

  1. Pancreatic Lipase
  2. Pepsin
  3. Trypsin
  4. Invertase

Which of the above functions best in an acidic environment?

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 4
[C] 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 3 & 4
10. Consider the following statements with reference to the Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC):
1. Its objective is to farmer producer organisations (FPOs) and their integration in agriculture value chain.
2. It provides Venture capital support to farmers or farmer producer organizations
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
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