Practice Tests

Practice Questions for Prelim 2017 2/5/17

Today’s practice questions are based on General Knowledge, Economics and Current Affairs.
Questions: 

  1. Consider the following statements:
    1. In India, rural to rural migration is higher among females than males.
    2. In India, urban to rural migration is higher among females than males.
    3. In India, urban to urban migration is higher among females than males
    Which of the following statements are NOT correct? 
    a. 1, 2 and 3
    b. 1 and 3
    c. 2 and 3
    d. Only 2
  2. Consider the following statements about YOGA:
    1. .Yoga is an alternative treatment possibility to the conventional drug treatment or psychotherapy.    2. It is an ancient Indian technique detailed in the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
    3. Yoga is exclusively based on asanas or body posture.
    4. University of California, USA has found that Kundalini Yoga is effective in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder.
    Which of the following statements are NOT correct? 
    a. Only 3
    b. Only 4
    c. 1, 2 and 3
    d. 1 and 2
  3. The company cannot collect more than the amount of capital as specified in the Memorandum of Association. It is called _______. 
    a. Paid-up Capital
    b. Subscribed Capital
    c. Authorised Capital
    d. Issued Capital
  4. Indira Gandhi Canal is one of the largest canal systems in India. Consider the following statements: 
    1. Conceived by Kanwar Sain in 1948 and the canal project was launched in 1958.
    2. he canal originates at Harike barrage in Punjab and runs parallel to Pakistan border.
    3. All the lift canals of this system originate at the left bank of main canal while all the canals on the right bank of main canal are flow channels.
    Which of the following statements are True? 
    a. Only 1
    b. 2 and 3
    c. 1 and 2
    d. All of the above
  5. Read the following statements regarding Forest advisory committee?
    1. It is an executive body.
    2. Director General of forests is the Chairman of this committee.
    Which of the above statements are True? 
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above.
  6. Which of the following statements are correct? 
    1. The eight core industries combined weight is of 37.90 per cent in the IIP.
    2. The average headline inflation only measured in terms of Wholesale Price Index.
    Choose the correct option:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  7. Which of the following is/are correct? 
    1. Controller General of Accounts (CGA) is the principal accounts adviser to the Government of India and is responsible for establishing and maintaining a technically sound management accounting system.
    2. VAT has been introduced by all the States/UTs.
    Choose the Correct option:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  8. Consider the following about SOWA-RIGPA
    1. It is the recent addition to the existing family of AYUSH system.
    2. It has been popularly practice in Tibet, Magnolia, Bhutan and Himalayan regions of India.
    3. It is Known as Amchi system of medicine is one of the oldest, living and well documented medical tradition of the world.
    4. The majority of theory and practice of Sowa-Rigpa is similar to YOGA
    Choose the correct option: 
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 2, 3 and 4
    c. 1, 2 and 3
    d. All of the above
  9. Match the following: 
    a. Bauxite – Odisha and Andhra Pradesh
    b. Chromite – Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu
    c. Copper – Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh
    d. None of the above
  10. Which of these statements are correct? 
    1. 1. The National Food Management Programme was launched in 1954.
    2. Disturbances along the natural drainage channels and colonisation of flood-planes and river-beds are some of the human activities that plan an important role in increasing the intensity, magnitude and gravity of floods.
    Choose the correct option:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above

Please solve these questions in real time i.e. 10 mins. The real exam will be longer and will be more time consuming. Students often, under pressure of time, mark the wrong options despite knowing the correct answers. This exercise is to avoid the same.
All the best!
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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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