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10 Practice Questions for UPSC Prelim 2017

By April 17, 2017 One Comment

We’ve come up with 10 new questions for today. This will be a daily activity till your Prelim exam. The idea isn’t merely to solve questions, because no one can predict what will be asked by the UPSC. The idea is for you to go and study these topics which might have been ignored, knowingly or unknowingly, so that you can answer more questions surrounding them.
Questions:

  1. Socialist thinkers advocate the extension of the Right to Equality in _____. 
    a. Political Sphere
    b. Economic Sphere
    c. Social Sphere
    d. Legal Sphere
  2. Consider the following statements about Indian Rhino Vision 2020?
    a. The one-horned Rhinos will be trimmed off their horn before they are left into the wild life sanctuaries.
    b. This program is a partnership between Government of Assam and the International Rhino Foundation
    c. The aim is to reach a population of 3000 one-horned rhinos in seven of Assam’s protected areas by 2020.
    d. All of the above
  3. Which of the following is correctly matched?
    a. Indian Tiger : Panthera Tigris
    b. Mango : Magifera Indica
    c. Indian Peafowl : Pavo cristatus
    d. All of the above
  4. An activity related to production of consumption of economic gain is known as Economic activity. Which of the following is NOT an economic activity?
    a. Service rendered by a government school teacher
    b. Selling farm products in the market
    c. Services rendered by a housewife
    d. All of the above
  5. Consider the following statements:
    1. Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) are announced by Government of India thrice annually.
    2. MSPs are determined by the Commission for Agricultural Costs (CACP).
    3. MSPs are not defined for Cash Crops
    Which of the following statements are correct? 
    a. Only 1
    b. 1, 2 and 3
    c. Only 2
    d. 2 and 3
  6. The word has ‘Demonetisation’ has been in the news lately. What is the meaning of Monetisation?
    a. Issuing of Bank Notes
    b. Introduction of currency into the economy
    c. Establishing something as a legal tender
    d. None of the above
  7. Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Progress Report is issued by _____.
    a. International Vaccine Access Centre
    b. World Health Organisation
    c. National Organisation for Rare Disorders
    d. None of the above
  8. In British India, what is ‘Dastak’ known for?
    a. A permit exempting European traders, mostly of the British East India Company, from paying customs or transit duties on their private trades.
    b. A permit regulation internal trade, mostly for Indian traders
    c. Fee charged by Indian rulers from European traders when they trade into their territory
    d. Fee charged by the British Government for the regulation domestic trade
  9. Which of the following is true in case of Ryotwari System?
    a. The pioneer of Ryotwari Settlement was Thomas Munro.
    b. As the Ryots had direct link with the Governments the role of money lenders was minimal.
    c. The other name of this system is Permanent Settlement.
    d. All of the above
  10. Peninsular rivers in India are not flooded as much as the Himalayan rivers. The reasons can be?
    a. There is little variation in flow from the dry to wet seasons.
    b. Most rivers do not form deltas.
    c. India’s peninsular rivers have relatively steep gradients.
    d. None of the above

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Akshay Palande

Author: Akshay Palande

Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology.

Akshay Palande

Author Akshay Palande

Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology.

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