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Practice Questions for UPSC CSE Prelim 2017 11/5/2017

Today’s questions are mostly based on the Current Affairs of the earlier part of your preparation year, i.e. July-December 2016.
Questions: 

  1.   In which country the organization “Siva Senai” has emerged to protect “Hindu rights?”
    a. Myanmar
    b. Nepal
    c. Sri Lanka
    d. Maldives
  2. Consider the following about ‘Autophagy’:
    1. It means the tendency of self destruction in the cells.
    2. It was coined by Yoshinori Ohsumi
    Choose the correct option:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  3. Consider the following statements:
    1. Nikes Arora stepped down as the President of Softbank
    2. Softbank was founded by Masayoshi Son.
    Which of the following statements is/are true?
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  4.  Consider the following about OROP issue.
    1. The prime reason of non-commitment is the poor estimation of the actual cost.
    2. It calls for equal emolument for all the soldiers based on the length of service.
    Choose the correct alternative:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  5. Consider the following statements:
    1. The Supreme Court has formed a committee to review institutionalisation of arbitration process in India.
    2. The committee will be headed by Justice B.N. Srikrishna.
    Which of the statements is/are true?
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  6. Who has written “The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox”?
    a. Arun Shourie
    b. Ullekh NP
    c. Jaswant Singh
    d. Jairam Ramesh
  7. Consider the following about Inner Line Permit.
    1. It’s a document issued by the Government of India to restrict travel and settlement in certain areas.
    2. Currently it is applicable in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland.
    Which of the above is/are NOT correct.
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  8. Why is John Berger well known?
    a. Nobel laureate in Medicine
    b. Famous Art Critic
    c. Dean of Harvard University
    d. Presidential candidate in Poland
  9. The system of dyarchy was introduced by the ______.
    a. Government of India Act 1919
    b. Indian Councils Act 1909
    c. Character Act 1933
    d. Charter Act 1913
  10. The Charter of 1726 empowered the Governors-in-Council of Bombay, Madras and Calcutta Presidencies to make bye-laws, rules and ordinances in conformity with English laws.
    a. True
    b. False

 
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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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