UPSC Paper 1 Mock Test - 24


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QUESTION: 1

'Crisis of distribution' referred to in the context of poverty alleviation indicates

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QUESTION: 2

Proclamation of emergency by the President of India can be made on the written advice of the Cabinet only. This provision has been added

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QUESTION: 3

Consider the following statements: Legitimacy entails
1. generating beliefs that ensure the survival of a democracy in capaitalist societies
2. a process by which power gains acceptance
3. an efficient police system for maintaining law and order
4. the absence of coercion

Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

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QUESTION: 4

Cultural nationalism is a form of nationalism that places primary emphasis on the regeneration of the nations as

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QUESTION: 5

Consider the following statements:
1. For election of the President of India, each elected member of either House of Parliament shall have such number of votes as may be obtained by dividing the total number of votes assigned to the members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States by the number of the members of the Lok Sabha. 2. The Vice-President of India is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both the Houses of Parliament and theelected members of the Legislative Assemblies of each State.

Q. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 6

Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 7

Match List I (Fundamental Rights) with List II (Articles of the Indian Constitution)

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QUESTION: 8

Consider hthe following statements:
A. Democratic majorities can essily decide not to respect particular rights, especially those of unpopular minorities.
R. Democracy must respect some basic rights, namely those necessary for the effective exercise of democratic citizenship.

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QUESTION: 9

Consider hthe following statements:
A. In a multiparty electoral system, through a preelection coalition with smaller parties; major party enhances the possibility of winning more seats than it would have won on its own.
R. In a multiparty system there is no necessary correspondence between the votes received and the seats won by a political party.

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QUESTION: 10

Consider the following statements:
A. The original plan in the Draft Constitution concerning Governors was to have elected Governors. This was replaced by the method of appointment of the Governors by the President.
R. The method of appointment of the State executive by the Federal executive is in consonance with the federal system as it obtains in the USA and Australia.

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QUESTION: 11

Consider the following statements in respect of distribution between the Federal and the State governments:
1. As evidenced from the history of federations, there is no logical relationship between the location of residuary powers and the strength of the government.
2. Under the Commerce Clause of the American Constitution. enormous centralisation has taken place in the American political system.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 12

Where did the concept of 'Scheduled Caste' originate from?

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QUESTION: 13

Which one from among the following is the correct formula for determining 'Quota' required for the election of a candidate under Proportional Representation with single transferable vote?

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QUESTION: 14

A multi-member constituency is better than a singlemember constituency becuase

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QUESTION: 15

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

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QUESTION: 16

The function of interest aggregation indicates

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QUESTION: 17

'We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is, what the judges say it is.' Besides USA, to which one of the following countries can this be applicable?

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QUESTION: 18

In which of the following conditions can the Indian Parliament pass a bill on subjects mentioned in the State list?

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QUESTION: 19

The most important of the Committee of the Indian Parliament is

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QUESTION: 20

The idea of co-operative federalism indicates a constitution

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QUESTION: 21

Which one of the following statements describes a unitary system?

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QUESTION: 22

Which one of the following statements differentiaties correctly the Indian nation from its various nationalities?

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QUESTION: 23

Which one of the following statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 24

Which one of the following statements correctly depicts the true nature of the Indian Federal System?

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QUESTION: 25

Consider the following statements regarding "Composition Scheme" in GST:
(i) It reduces the compliance cost for small businesses
(ii) It exempts small taxpayers from payment of GST
(iii) It allows small businesses to pay tax at a fix percent of their turnover

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QUESTION: 26

The Macroeconomic Vulnerability Index (MVI) of a country is constructed by adding together which of the following:
(i) External Debt
(ii) Fiscal Deficit
(iii) Current Account Deficit
(iv) Inflation

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QUESTION: 27

Consider the following statements regarding “Inverted Duty Structure”:
(i) It makes domestic manufactured goods less competitive against finished product imports in the domestic market.
(ii) Finished goods are taxed at higher rate than the raw materials
(iii) Raw materials are taxed at higher rate thanthe finished products
(iv) The duty in the “Inverted Duty Structure” is Customs Duty

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QUESTION: 28

In a country, jobs are available but still people are unemployed as there is a serious mismatch between what companies need and what workers can offer. This kind of unemployment is referred as:

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QUESTION: 29

The "Consumer Confidence Survey" in India is conducted by which of the following:

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QUESTION: 30

Consider the following indices and their organisations and match the columns: Index
(i) Ease of doing business Index                                        1. International Food Policy Research Institute
(ii) Human Development Index                                           2. World Bank
(iii) Global Hunger Index                                                     3. United Nations Development Programme
(iv) Universal Health Coverage Index Organisations          4. International Monetary Fund

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QUESTION: 31

Consider the following statements regarding the “Gold Monetization Scheme”:
(i) It will help in reducing import of gold and Current Account Deficit (CAD)
(ii) Banks will be allowed to lend this gold to jewellers
(iii) It will help in mobilization of gold held by households and institutions
(iv) It will facilitate the use of gold for productive purpose

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QUESTION: 32

Consider the following statements regarding the "Most Favoured Nation (MFN)" principle of WTO trade: (i) India has granted MFN status to Pakistan
(ii) Free Trade Agreements have been exempted from the MFN principle
(iii) A member country can grant more favours to a particular member country
(iv) MFN is basically a principle of non discriminatory trade

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QUESTION: 33

Consider the following statements regarding the "Public Finance Management System (PFMS)":
(i) It is an end to end online solution for processing payments, reconciliation and reporting of central schemes
(ii) It tracks fund utilization up to the last mile for central schemes
(iii)It comes under the office of Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance
(iv) It comes under Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance

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QUESTION: 34

Consider the following statements regarding the "Banks Board Bureau (BBB)" constituted in 2016:
(i) It will help PSBs in developing strategies and capital raising plans
(ii) It will improve the governance of the Public Sector Banks (PSBs)
(iii)It will recommend for appointment of heads in PSBs and Financial Institutions

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QUESTION: 35

Consider the following statements regarding "Participatory Notes" (Pnotes):
(i) It is a way of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
(ii) P-notes are issued by Foreign Portfolio Investors(FPIs) registered with SEBI to other foreign investors who are not required to register with SEBI
(iii) Unaccounted money enters the country through P-notes

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QUESTION: 36

The term "Bharat 22" recently seen in the news is related to which of the following:

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QUESTION: 37

Country A has not been granted "market economy status" by its group partners. Which of the following statements are true:
(i) Market economy status is related to IMF
(ii) Prices of majority of products in the country A is regulated by the government
(iii) It is easy for the trading partners of country A to impose anti dumping duty against A

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QUESTION: 38

Consider the following statements regarding the "Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED)" scheme:
(i) It ensures minimal negative impact on environment.
(ii) The scheme is for MSME sector
(iii) It ensures producing high quality manufacturing products
(iv) It is a cornerstone of the flagship Make in India programme

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QUESTION: 39

Consider the following statements regarding the "Common Services Centre (CSC)":
(i) They are implemented on public private partnership modal
(ii) They are part of the Digital India programme
(iii) They are provided exclusively by the government (iv) They act as access points for delivery of various electronic services

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QUESTION: 40

Which of the following statements are true regarding the Foreign Currency Non Resident (FCNR) Accounts:
(i) Resident Indians and NRI's both can open
(ii) Only Foreign currency can be deposited
(iii) Rupee can be deposited
(iv) Can have both demand and time deposits

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QUESTION: 41

Consider the following statements regarding "International Solar Alliance (ISA)":
(i) It was launched by the Prime Minister of India
(ii) It was launched at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris
(iii) It is a coalition of solar resource rich countries
(iv) The members of the alliance lie fully or partially between tropic of cancer and tropic of capricorn

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QUESTION: 42

Consider the following:
I. Jizya was first imposed by Muhammad bin Kasim who conquered Sind in 712 A.D.
II. The Brahmanas were originally exempted from the obligation to pay it and were first required to pay it during Alauddin Khilji
III. Akbar abolished it in 1564, but it was reimposed by Aurangzeb in 1679.
IV. Farukhsiyar on his accession in 1773 abolished it but was reimposed by him in 1717.

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QUESTION: 43

Which of the following is not correct about Sir William Jones?

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QUESTION: 44

Which of the following is not correct regarding the European travellers to India?

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QUESTION: 45

In relation to famines in India which of the following is not correct?

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QUESTION: 46

Which of the following is correctly matched?
I. Jama Masjid at Sambhal: Built by Babur in 1526.
II. Jama Masjid at Burhanpur: Ali Khan
III. Jama Masjid at Agra: Ali-Khan of Farugi dynasty
IV.Jama Masjid at Bijapur: Sultan Adil Shah I in 1565.

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QUESTION: 47

Regarding femines India which of the following is not correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 48

Consider the following:
I. The Khilafat movement led to an unprecedented union between the Indian Muslims and the Hindus and greatly strengthed the cause of Indiannationalism.
II. The Khilafat movement combined with the idea of non-cooperation led to an attempted migration of a large number of India Muslims to Afghanistan.
III. The Afghans were very warm towards their Indian brothers-in-faith and gave great support.
IV. Sultan of Turkey was deposed in 1923, Kemal Ataturk emerged, Caliph was abolished in 1924 and Turkey became a secular state.

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QUESTION: 49

Which of the following is not correct?

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QUESTION: 50

Consider the following:
I. Kumarajiva epitomised the story of the expansion of Indian culture in general and Buddhisin in paticu lar outside India.
II. Taken as a captive to China he was commissioned by the Emperor Yao Hhin, in A.D. 401 to propagate Buddhism in his dominions.
III. He translated Sanskrit Buddhist works into Chinese like Prajna-Paramita, Vimalakir tinidresha and the Saddharama Pundarika Sutra- all fundamental text of Mahayana school.
IV. The later become the disciple of Fa-Hien.

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QUESTION: 51

Which of the following is not correct?

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QUESTION: 52

Which of the following is not correct?

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QUESTION: 53

Consider the following:
I. Under Ryotwari system the settlement is made by the Government direct with the riyot.
II. The ryots become the proprietor of land but only for a period of time of which later on fixed for thirty years.
III. The Government share was fixed at one-third of the produced.
IV. After thirty years there was to be a re-assessment and re-settlement of new terms.

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QUESTION: 54

Which of the following statements are correct?
1. Lignite and low grade bituminous coal were formed during the Quarternary period.
2. Dolomite is used as refractory material and flux in iron and steel industry.
3. Chhotanagpur plateau is the most extensive, rich and diversified mineral belt.

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QUESTION: 55

Which one of the following regions of India has the potentiality of harnessing tidal power?

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QUESTION: 56

Two places situated on the same isogonic line in a world map will have the same

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QUESTION: 57

Le Harve bank is a fishing bank in

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QUESTION: 58

Which of the following cause (s) can be attributed tothe decline of population in India between 1911 and 1921?
1. Several natural hazards
2. Preventive checks
3. International migration
4. Epidemics

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QUESTION: 59

Consider the following:
A. Average ocean salinity generally decreases from equator towards the pole but tropical zone (20- - 30- ) is characterised by maximum salinity.
R. The tropical zone owes its high salinity to high temperature, high evaporation and significantly low rainfall. Which of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 60

Consider the following:
A. Laterite soils are reddish in colour and poor in humus and plant nutrients.
R. In humid tropical climate, excessive leaching takes place under alternate arid and humid conditions.

Q. Which of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 61

Consider the following:
A. Seas near the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.
R. High temperature and high humidity near the equator causes convectional rain in most afternoons.

Q. Which of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 62

Consider the following statements regarding Japan :
1. Japan’s long latitudinal sweep combined with is insularity, give it a beneficial climate
2. Japan has no real dry season
3. West coast of Japan is warmer than the east coast
4. Hokkaido has a greater agricultural potential

Q. Which of the above statements are correct?

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QUESTION: 63

Consider the following statements :
1. Al-Masudi translated Patanjali’s book into Arabic
2. Ibn-Batuta was appointed as the ambassador of the Sultanate of Delhi to China
3. Baitul-Hikama (Academy of Science) at Baghdad was founded by Caliph Al-Mamoon
4. The Rabas borrowed the ‘Geocentric concept’ from the Greeks

Q. Which of the above statements are correct?

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QUESTION: 64

Consider the following statements : Majuli, the largest river island in the world is environmentally degraded due to
1. floods
2. erosion
3. increasing population pressure
4. development of transport activities

Which of the above statements are correct?

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QUESTION: 65

Directions : The following items consists of two statements, one labelled the ‘Assertion (A)’ and the other labelled the ‘Reason (R)’, You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (A) and the Reason (R) are individually Assertion. Select your answers from the codes given below and mark our answer sheets accordingly.

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(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
Assertion (A) : Hot deserts in the trade wind belts occur invariably on the western side of the continents.
Reason (R) : In the tropical belt where the trade winds blow, there are practically no highlands on the western side to obstruct the moisture-leaden winds for causing rainfall.

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QUESTION: 66

Directions : The following items consists of two statements, one labelled the ‘Assertion (A)’ and the other labelled the ‘Reason (R)’, You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (A) and the Reason (R) are individually Assertion. Select your answers from the codes given below and mark our answer sheets accordingly.

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(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
Assertion (A) : In areas of intensive subsistence agriculture, animal husbandry is a meagre sideline of crop farming.
Reason (R) : Throughout the region, the farmer is handicapped in raising cattle due to lack of scientific methods of breeding.

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QUESTION: 67

Directions : The following items consists of two statements, one labelled the ‘Assertion (A)’ and the other labelled the ‘Reason (R)’, You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (A) and the Reason (R) are individually Assertion. Select your answers from the codes given below and mark our answer sheets accordingly.

Codes : 
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
Assertion (A) : In Western Europe, rainfall decreases from the coastal areas towards the interior.
Reason (R) : Most of Western Europe lies in the westerlies belt.

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QUESTION: 68

Consider the following statements regarding earthquakes:
1. In earthquakes, shocks are generated at a point known as the epicentre
2. The point of origin of shock may be within the crust or mantle
3. the more earthquake-prone areas are the marging of tectonic plates

Q.Which of the above statements are correct?

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QUESTION: 69

The extensive flood plain with level to gentle slopes (2- to 5- ) and very low channel gradient makes the river flow so verging and converging shallow channels. Such a flood plain is said to be

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QUESTION: 70

The depositional feature, formed due to the coalescence of several alluvial cones in an arid region is called

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QUESTION: 71

Consider the following statements :
1. Ozone is found mostly in the Stratosphere
2. Ozone layer lies 55-75 km above the surface of the earth
3. Ozone absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the Sun
4. Ozone layer has no significance for life on the earth

Q. Which of the above statements are correct?

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QUESTION: 72

Which of the following is not correct abotu Germany meteor shower?

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QUESTION: 73

Th Ministry of Finance is responsible for administration of finances of the Government. This Ministry consits of which of the following department?

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QUESTION: 74

In relation to the Public debt, other libilites includes:
I. Outstanding against the various small saving schemes, provident fund etc.
II. Securities issued to the oil marketing companies fertilizer companies.
III. Secruties issued to Food Corporation of India, reserve funds and deposits.

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QUESTION: 75

In solvency and Bankrupty code operational since 2016 proposes a framework to ensure:
I. Early detection of stress in business.
II. Initiation of the insolvency resolution by the creditor.
III. Liquidation of unviable business and avoding destruction value of failed business.

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QUESTION: 76

Consider the following statements.
I. Pradhya Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is a one year pension scheme, renewable from year to year, offering coverage of two lakhs rupees for death deu to any reason and is available to people in the age group of 15 to 50 years.
II. The Pradhan Mantra Suraksha Bima Yojana is a one year personal accideat insurance scheme, renewable from hyear to year, offering coverage for death/disability due to an accidents is available to people in he age group of 18 to 60 years of age.

Q. Which of the above statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 77

What is true of official development assistance?
I. Official development assistance (ODA) is definedas government aid designed to promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries. Loans and credits for military purposes are excluded.
II. Aid may be provided bilaterally, from donor to recipient, or channelled through a multilateral development agency such as the United Nations or the World Bank.
III. Official development assistance (ODA) is a term coined by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to measure aid.
IV. The DAC first used the term in 1979.

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QUESTION: 78

Which of the following is true of India-ASEAN ties?
I. 2018 India-ASEAN meet at Delhi
II. The leaders agreed on establishing a joint Wmechanism to ensure safety and freedom of navigation in the maritime domain.
III. The India-ASEAN meet discussed the need for freedom of navigation in South China sea. China is attempting to control the navigation rights in South China sea.
IV. The Summit this year marks the 25 years of IndoASEAN ties. the ASEAN leaders were also the chief guests at the Republic Day Parade in Delhi today.

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QUESTION: 79

Consider the following statements:
I. Doklam, or Donglang in Chinese, is an area spread over less than a 100 sq km comprising a plateau and a valley at the trijunction between India, Bhutan and China.
II. It is surrounded by the Chumbi Valley of Tibet, Bhutan's Ha Valley and Nagaland.
II. It flared up in 2017 when the Chinese were trying to construct a road in the area, and Indian troops, in aid of their Bhutanese counterparts, objected to it, resulting in the stand-off.
III. Doklam is strategically located close to the Siliguri Corridor, which connects mainland India with its north-eastern region. The corridor, also called Chicken's Neck, is a vulnerable point for India.
IV. In recent years however, China has been beefing up its military presence in the Chumbi Valley, where the Chinese are at a great disadvantage militarily. Both Indian and Bhutanese troops are on a higher ground around the Valley.

Q. Which of the above statement is correct?

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QUESTION: 80

What is true of BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement?
I. Bangladesh, India and Nepal have agreed on the text of the operating procedures for passenger vehicle movement in the sub-region under the BangladeshBhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) signed in June 2015, and will soon complete the internal approval processes for signing of the passenger protocol.
II. The sub-grouping, BBIN as it is referred to, was an alternative mooted by the government after Pakistan rejected the Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) at the SAARC summit in Kathmandu in 2014.
III. Of the other SAARC members, Sri Lanka and the Maldives are not connected by land, and Afghanistan could only be connected if Pakistan was on board.
IV. Bhutan has withdrawn from BBIN on account of environmental concerns; India, Nepal and Bangladesh have decided to go forward with the agreement.

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QUESTION: 81

What is correct of Tax havens?
I. Tax haven is a legal jurisdiction that offers foreign individuals and organisations a minimal tax liability, politically and economically stable environment for investments and secrecy of financial information i.e. financial information is not shared with foreign tax authorities.
II. Tax havens do not require individuals to reside in or businesses to operate out of their countries to benefit from local tax policies. In other words, tax havens aren't tax havens just because they have low taxes—rather, what makes a tax haven is its opacity of financial information. This is why tax havens are often more accurately referred to as 'secrecy jurisdictions'.
III. Tax havens allow their banks, companies, trusts, or other financial actors to accept money from anywhere without reporting it to the authorities in the country where it
IV. The list of tax haven countries includes Andorra, the Bahamas, Kenya, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, the Cook Islands, Hong Kong, The Isle of Man, Mauritius, Lichtenstein, Monaco, Panama, and St. Kitts and Nevis.

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QUESTION: 82

Why Bitcoin becamse a cause of concern for the government?
I. The price of bitcoin, the most popular of all cryptocurrencies, not only shot up by well over1000% over the course of the last year but also fluctuated wildly.
II. One of the main reasons for this volatility is speculation and the entry into the market of a large number of people lured by the prospect of quick and easy profits.
III. The government's caution comes on top of three warnings issued by the Reserve Bank of India since 2013.
IV. South Korea, where bitcoin becamse something a craze, recently prosposed legislation to either heavily regulate exchange or ban them.

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QUESTION: 83

Consider the following statements:
I. Arihant is India's only operational Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN) asset It can stay undetected deep underwater for long periods, range far and wide, and launch nuclear missiles when required.
II. The submarine is manned by a staff of 100 with extensive training from the School for Advanced Underwater Warfare in Visakhapatnam and further hands-on training on INS Chakra, a Nerpa-class nuclear ship.
III. Arihant has been immobilised even as the second ballistic missile submarine, Arighat, was launched on November 19, 2017 for sea trials.

Q. Which of the above statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 84

What is true of VID?
I. VID will be a 16-digit number, which will be temporary in nature. So, unlike the 12-digit Aadhaar number that is permanent, the VID will have a certain period of validity, at the end of which it will expire, and the user will have to generate a new one.
II. A VID will automatically expire when a user generates a new one, as there can only be one valid VID number against a particular Aadhaar number at any given point in time.
III. VID is a 16-digit OTP that can be used to validate your identity without actually giving out your Aadhaar number.
IV. The VID can be used by agencies for duplication, but it cannot be generated by the Authentication User Agency.

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QUESTION: 85

Consider the following statements:
I. Medaram's Sammakka-Sarakka/Saralamma is held bi-annually in Jayashankar Bhupalpally districtto honour the twin goddesses Sammakka and her daughter Sarakka by Koya tribes of Telengana Surrounding states.
II. The event in Telangana is said to be the biggest tribal festival in Asia.
III. Union government had in 2015 declared Vanaj, a tribal dance and music festival, as national festival.

Q. Which of the above statements is true?

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QUESTION: 86

What is true of Pratyush?
I. India's supercomputing prowess moved up several notches after it unveiled Pratyush, an array of computers that can deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops.
II. One petaflop is a million floating point operations per second and is a reflection of the computing capacity of a system.
III. Pratyush is the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world dedicated for weather and climate research, and follows machines in Japan, USA and the United Kingdom.
IV. It will also move an Indian supercomputer from the 300s to the 30s in the Top500 list, a respected international tracker of the world's fastest supercomputers.

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QUESTION: 87

Andhra Pradesh became the second state in the country to introduce an exclusive ministry for happiness in April 2017. Which state is the first to do that?

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QUESTION: 88

Consider the following statements:
I. India, the world's third-largest oil importer, for the first time, will import crude oil from the United States.\
II. India will be the latest Asian country to buy US crude after Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Australia, China and Taiwan.

Q. Which of the above statementsis/are correct?

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QUESTION: 89

Consider the following statements:
I. France was the first country to introduce GST system in 1954.
II. More than 140 countries have implemented the GST.
III. The Genesis of GST occurred during the previous NDA Government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government when it set up the Asim Dasgupta committee to design a model for GST.
IV. The UPA Government took the matter further and announced in 2006 that this tax would be introduced from April 1, 2010.

Q. Which of the above statements is/correct?

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QUESTION: 90

Consider the following statements:
I. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) which markets its product under the brand name 'Amul' has signed an MoU with ISRO for fodder acreage assessment using satellite observation and space technology.
II. As per the MoU signed, ISRO would help in identification between food and fodder crops at the village level.
III. ISRO will also help in establishing suitable areas at village level for green fodder cultivation.
IV. Amul is procuring around 300 lakh litres of milk every day from around 35 lakh milk producers living in 18,500 villages.

Q. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 91

I. Paytm has rolled out its Payments Bank operations by launching its first physical branch in Noida.
II. With this launch, there are three payments bank operational in the country, the other two being Airtel Payments Bank Ltd and India Post Payments Bank Ltd.
III. The Paytm Payments Bank will be the first bank in the country to offer cashbacks on deposits.
IV. Paytm will be able to accept deposits upto Rs 2 lakh per customer in wallet and savings/current accounts.

Q. Which of the abvoe statements is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 92

Which of the following is/are correct?
I. The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) was ranked second among world's best climate think tank by the International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG).
II. TERI was ranked number two under the category '2016 Top Climate Think Tanks in the Rest of the World-Absolute Global Rankings' during ICCG's 23rd annual conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) in Athens, Greece.
III. ICCG is an internationally-renowned body whose activities focus on the design of climate policy and related governance issues.

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QUESTION: 93

The technique used to transmit auto signals in television broadcasts is

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QUESTION: 94

Which one of the following antimicrobial drugs is suitable for treatment of both tuberculosis and leprosy?

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QUESTION: 95

Which one of the following can be used to confirm whether drinking water contains a gamma emitting isotope or not?

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QUESTION: 96

"Monoculture of commercially viable trees is destroying the unique natural profile off..... Thoughtless, exploitation of timber, deforesting vast tracts for palm cultivation, destruction of mangroves, illegal logging by tribals and poaching only compound the problem . Fresh water pockets are fast drying up due to deforestation and destruction of mangroves" The place referred to in this quotation is

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QUESTION: 97

Who among the following were famous jurists of medieval India?
1. Vijnanedsvara
II. Hemadri
III. Rajasekhara
IV. Jimutavahana

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QUESTION: 98

Which of the following elements are present in all proteins?
1. Carbon
II. Hydrogen
III. Oxygen
IV. Nitrogen

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QUESTION: 99

According to the Mimamsa system of philosophy liberation is possible by means of

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QUESTION: 100

Which one of the following polymers is widely used for making bullet proof material

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