Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 98

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1. To enact a law on a state list subject, the Parliament of India requires prior __:
1. Authorization from Rajya Sabha
2. Sanction from President
3. Resolution to be passed in Lok Sabha
4. Resolution to be passed by half of the state assemblies
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 4
[D] Only 1, 3 & 4
2. The governor of a state in India is empowered to make appointments of :
1. Chief Minister of state
2. Chief justice of state high courts
3. Tribal Welfare ministers in certain states
4. Advocate general of state
5. State election commissioner
Choose the correct options from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 1, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 3, 4 and 5
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
3. Consider the following statements about Adjournment Motion:

  1. It can be introduced only in Lok Sabha and not in Rajya Sabha
  2. The motion needs support of at least 50 members to be admitted in the House

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
4. A person who wants to contest the election of the Vice President of India should be:
1. Qualified to become a member of Rajya Sabha
2. His nomination paper should be subscribed by at least 20 electors as proposer
3. His nomination paper should be subscribed by at least 20 electors as seconders
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. Consider the following statements about Kumarajiva:

  1. He was a Buddhist monk who was adherent to Mahayana Buddhism
  2. He is remembered for translating Buddhist text written in Sanskrit to Chinese 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
6. With reference to various applications of Fly Ash, consider the following statements:

  1. Bricks made from residual fly ash are cheaper and of equivalent strength to that of conventional mud bricks.
  2. Fly Ash concrete saves water and lowers heat of hydration in comparison to cement concrete

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Both 1 & 2 are incorrect
7. Which of the following is the main source for emission of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)?
[A] Forest fires
[B] Lightning
[C] Volcanoes
[D] Refrigerators and Air Conditioners
8. What is/are unique about the “Southern Birdwing”, a butterfly species found in India?

  1. It is the smallest butterfly found in India
  2. It is endemic to peninsular India
  3. It has been adopted as the state butterfly of Karnataka

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9. An object is executing uniform circular motion. Which of the following quantities remain(s) constant during the object’s motion?
[A] Velocity and acceleration
[B] Speed and velocity
[C] Speed and acceleration
[D] Speed only
10. Which of the following is / are features of Regional Rural Banks in India?

  1. Direct regulation by RBI
  2. No need to maintain statutory ratio (CRR and SLR)

Select the correct option from the codes given below:
 

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
Time Remaining: 720 Seconds

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