Practice Tests

Practice Questions for UPSC CSE Prelim 2017 9/5/17

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Questions:

  1. ¬†Which of the following statements made by the Prime Minister on New Year’s eve are true?
    1. Three crore RuPay cards to be converted to Kisan Credit cards.
    2. 8% returns on bank deposits up to Rs.7.5 Lakh made by senior citizens for a period of 10 years
    Choose the correct options:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  2. Which of the following are benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids?
    a. Can lower elevated triglyceride levels
    b. It can be used to replace medicines for arthritis
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  3. Which of the following is UNSC Resolution 2334 related to?
    a. Syrian Civil War peace talks
    b. Sanctions on terrorism
    c. Israel settlements in Palestine
    d. Nigeria and Boko Haram
  4. Which of the following is the first state to become fully organic as per guidelines laid down by National Programme for Organic Production?
    a. Sikkim
    b. Himachal Pradesh
    c. Uttarakhand
    d. Kerala
  5. Which of the following countries levies a “Terror Tax” on Insurance Policies to support victims of terrorist attacks?
    a. Russia
    b. USA
    c. France
    d. Turkey
  6. Which of the following statements are Correct regarding MCLR?
    1. The MCLR will comprise of: Marginal cost of funds; Negative carry on account of CRR; Operating costs; tenor premium
    2. Advances to banks’ depositors against their own deposits can be priced without being linked MCLR.
    3. Banks shall review and publish their MCLR
    Choose the correct option:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 2 and 3
    c. Only 1
    d. 1, 2 and 3
  7. Which of the following statements about Turkey are true?
    1. It lies between Mediterranean Sea and Caspian Sea.
    2. It shares a border with Iran.
    3. The Bosphorus strait is a natural strait.
    Choose the correct alternative:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 2 and 3
    c. Only 3
    d. 1, 2 and 3
  8. Which of the following statements above Lokotsav 2017 are true?
    a. It’s a folk art form and handicrafts exhibition
    b. It is going to be held in Goa
    c. Both a and b
    d. None of the above
  9. Which of the following organisations is responsible for adding a leap second to Indian Clock?
    a. ISRO
    b. National Physical Laboratory
    c. Indian Institute of Spices Research
    d. Regional Research Laboratory
  10. Which of the following organisations gives the Navlekhan Award?
    a. Indira Gandhi Memorial Fund in India
    b. Sahitya Akademi
    c. K.K.Birla Foundation
    d. Bharatiya Jnanpith

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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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