IASPOINT Daily UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 18

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1. Consider the following statements:
1.Alluvial soil is most common soil in India
2.Alluvial soil is an in-situ soil
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. Which among the following measures in farming can help to reduce emission of Green House Gases?
1. No till cropping
2. Improving pasture quality
3. Draining water from wetland rice soils during the growing season
4. Storing organic manure in open pits in liquid state
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4
3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The maximum change in sea temperature is in mesopelagic zone
  2. Epipelagic zone is referred as “twilight zone” due to bioluminescent creature in this zone

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:

  1. Methane
  2. Lava
  3. Ammonia

Which of the following are erupted by a Cryovolcano?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 1 & 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
5. Which of the following is also called the Scheme of Post War Educational Development in India?
[A] Sargent Report
[B] Abbot-Wood Report
[C] Saddler Commission Report
[D] Hartog Committee Report
6.    Consider the following statements:

  1. Eco sensitive zones in India are notified under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  2. Eco-sensitive zone could go up to maximum of 10 Kms around a protected area

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
7. Consider the following statements about SERVIR-Mekong project:

  1. The project has been launched by Asian Development Bank
  2. The project aims to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in Asian Countries

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

  1. The main function of the large intestine is to reabsorb water from the small intestinal effluent
  2. Most of the digestion and absorption of food takes place in small intestine

  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 “Cyber Swachhta Kendra”

  1. It is an initiative under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) 
  2. The Kendra is being operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
10.   Consider the following statements about the Power System Development Fund (PSDF):

  1. The fund helps in creating necessary transmission systems of strategic importance
  2. The fund envisages to support stranded gas based generation

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
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