Practice Tests

Practice Questions for Prelim 2017 4/5/17

Today’s questions are based mostly on Polity, along with Economics and General Knowledge.
Questions:

  1. With reference to ecosystem stability, which of the following statements is/are correct?
    1. A diverse and complex ecosystem is more stable.
    2. Ecosystem stability increases with decrease in number of links in food web.
    Choose the correct options from the following:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  2. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a central figure of the social and cultural awakening in the first half of the 19th century. Which of these is/are correct about him?
    1. he was opposed to worship of idols.
    2. he was against monotheism.
    3. he opposed the prevalence of meaningless rituals.
    Choose the correct option:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 1 and 3
    c. 2 and 3
    d. 1, 2 and 3
  3. The jurisdiction of UPSC can be extended by –
    a. Government via a resolution
    b. Parliament
    c. President
    d. 2 and 3
  4. Receipts in budget can be capital or revenue. Which of these is/are capital receipts?
    1. Loan recoveries
    2. Provident funds deposits
    3. Grants
    Choose the correct option from the following:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 1 and 3
    c. 2 and 3
    d. All of the above
  5.  Lifestyle diseases are associated with the way a person or a group of people lives. Which of the following is/are example/s of such diseases?
    1. Cirrhosis
    2. Malaria
    3. Swimmer’s ear
    4. TB
    Choose the correct option:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 1 and 3
    c. 2 and 3
    d. 1 and 4
  6. Which of these is/ are constitutional posts?
    1. Special officer for linguistic minorities
    2. Advocate general
    3. Solicitor general
    Choose from the following alternatives:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 1 and 3
    c. 2 and 3
    d. All of the above
  7. Which of these empowered the Constituent Assembly of India to frame and adopt any constitution of its choice?
    a. Cripps Mission
    b. Dickie Bird Plan
    c. Indian Independence Act, 1947
    d. Cabinet Mission Plan
  8. The Economic Survey is complied by:
    a. Office of Economic Advisor
    b. Central Statistical Office (CSO)
    c. National Sample Survey Organisation
    d. Department of Economic Affairs
  9. Fasting has been an essential component of lifestyle in India. During fasting, in which order is the following energy sources used?
    1. Proteins
    2. Fats
    3. Carbohydrates
    Choose the correct alternatives:
    a. 1-2-3
    b. 2-1-3
    c. 3-2-1
    d. 2-3-1
  10. The Indian constitution has defined which of the following?
    1. Scheduled Castes
    2. Scheduled Tribes
    3. Anglo-Indians
    Choose the correct option:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. Only 2
    c. Only 3
    d. All 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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