Practice Tests

Practice Questions for UPSC CSE Prelim 2017 10/5/17

Questions:
1. Which of the following statements about Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme are correct?
1. It is a scheme to settle the retrospective tax disputes by waiving interest and penalty if the companies agreed to pay the principal amount of the tax demand.       2. It came into force on June 1, 2016.
3. The last date for availing the Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme has been extended to January 1, 2018.
Choose the correct option:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. Only 1
d. 1, 2 and 3
2. Which of the following countries did India sign a Third Protocol to amend DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement) for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income?
a. Mauritius
b. Malaysia
c. United Kingdom
d. Singapore
3. Which of the following statements about compensation packages announced for Hindu refugees from POK are true? 
1. The compensation package shall be borne by the Centre and State equally.
2. 2000 crore will be deposited into the bank accounts of 36,000 Hindu refugees from PoK.
Choose the correct alternative:
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above
4.  Which of the following statements about Jan Dhan Accounts are correct? 
      1. Total deposits in these accounts as on December 23rd was Rs.87,000 Cr.
2. From November 10 to December 23, Rs.41,523 Cr has been deposited in these              accounts.
3. There are 26 Crore Jan Dhan accounts as on date.
Choose the correct option:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. Only 1
d. 1, 2 and 3
5. Which of the following States of India would become the first state to issue health cards to all its citizens? 
a. Sikkim
b. Kerala
c. Telangana
d. Haryana
6. Which of the following countries recently banned trade in Ivory and Processing activities?
a. India
b. China
c. Australia
d. Russia
7. Which of the following organisations won the patent for a flying ware house recently? 
a. Google
b. Amazon
c. Tesla
d. Microsoft
8. Which of the following committees in India are related to cricket? 
1. R.M.Lodha Committee
2. Mudgal Committee
3. Sri Krishna Committee
Choose the correct alternative:
a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. Only 1
d. 1, 2 and 3
9. Which of the following statements regarding Agni- 4 Missile are correct?
1. It is a two-stage surface-to-surface nuclear capable long range ballistic missile.       2. It has a range of 4000 km with a one tonne nuclear war head.
3. The responsibility of testing this missile lies with the Strategic Forces Command (SFC).
Choose the correct alternative:
a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and 3
c. Only 2
d. 1, 2 and 3
10.  Which of the following are thrust areas of the Atal Mission for Urban Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)?
1. Schools and Universities
2. Water Supply.
3. Hospitals.
4. Sewerage facilities and septage management
5. Pedestrian, non-motorised and public transport facilities parking spaces
Choose the correct option:
a. 1, 2 and 4
b. 1 and 3
c. 2, 4 and 5
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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