UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 102

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1. With reference to the District Planning Committee, which among the following is / are correct statements?
1. The major function of the District Planning Committee is to consolidate the plans prepared by district Panchayats and municipalities
2. All the members of district planning committee are elected by the elected members of the district Panchayat and municipalities
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. Consider the following countries:
1. Indonesia
2. Japan
3. Mauritius
4. Madagascar
Which among the above is / are geographically Archipelagos?
[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] Only 1 & 3
3. Consider the following definitions for heat waves and cold waves as per India Meteorological Department (IMD):

  1. Whenever actual maximum temperature remains 45ºC or more for continuous abnormal spell irrespective of normal maximum temperature, heat waves are declared
  2. When WCTn is 0°C or less, Cold Waves are declared irrespective of normal minimum temperature of the station

Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
4.    Identify the tribe with the help of given information:

  1. The tribe is resident of Niyamgiri Hills in Odisha
  2. The members of this tribe are believed to be from the Proto-Australoid ethnic group
  3. They are excellent fruit farmers
  4. The tribe was recently in news for the heroic victory against mining giant Vedanta Resources to save their sacred hills

   Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Baiga
[B] Dongria Kondh
[C] Gaddis
[D] Bhotias
5. Bodo Language:
1. is an official language of Assam
2. is one of the 22 Languages of 8th Schedule of Constitution of India
3. is written in Devanagari Script
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
6.   Consider the following festivals:

  1. Saga Dawa
  2. Losar
  3. Vesak

Which of the above is/are associated to Buddha?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
7. Who among the following was also known as Gadadhar Chattopadhyay?
[A] Acharya Vinoba Bhave
[B] Ramakrishna Paramhansa
[C] Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
[D] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
8. Guar gum:
1. is used in Hydraulic Fracturing Process.
2. is more viscous when compared to water
3. is produced mainly in western India
Which of the above is / are correct statements?
[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 1 & 2 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3
9. Consider the following crops:
1. Maize (corn)
2. Wheat
3. Rice
4. Barley
5. Sugarcane
Biologically, which of the above is are true grasses?  
[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2, 4 & 5
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
10. Demat account is needed in India to trade in__
1. Listed Stocks
2. Debentures
3. Exchange Traded Funds
Choose the correct option:
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3
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