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UPSC Pathshala Practice Questions for UPSC CSE Prelim 2017 15/5/17

Questions:

  1. Which of the following countries is the Dixie Mission associated with?
    a. USA and Russia
    b. South Korea and North Korea
    c. China and USA
    d. India and Afghanistan
  2. Consider the following statements about the agreement on Prohibition of attack against Nuclear installations:
    1. it is an agreement among all major nuclear powers of the world.
    2. It was signed on the 31st of December 1988 and entered into force on 27th January 1991.
    Which of the above statements are correct?
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  3. Which of the following states is Bargarh Dhanua jatra associated with?
    a. Andhra Pradesh
    b. Odisha
    c. Maharashtra
    d. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Which of the following statements regarding Falcon heavy is correct?
    a. It is the name of the new species of bird that was discovered in the rainforests of Amazon in Brazil
    b. It is the name of a new drug which is capable of destroying microbial resistant bacteria
    c. It is the world’s most powerful rocket built by Space X
    d. It is an amphibious vehicle built by General Motors which recently received a patent
  5. What is the theme of the 104th India Science Congress being held at Tirupati?
    a. Quality education and excellence in science research in Indian Universities.
    b. Science and technology for National Development
    c. Innovations in science and technology for inclusive development
    d. Food nutrition and environmental security
  6. The committee constituted to suggest improvements in the National Sports Code is chaired by ______.
    a. Vijay Goel
    b. Suresh Kalmadi
    c. Abhay Chautala
    d. Injeti Srinivas
  7. Which of the following states launched the Arogya Raksha Scheme?
    a. Andhra Pradesh
    b. Maharashtra
    c. Gujarat
    d. Tamil Nadu
  8. Consider the following statements about Index of Industrial production:
    1. It is published 6 months after the reference month ends
    2. Its base year is 2004-05.
    3. It contains 682 items
    Choose the correct from the above statements:
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 2 and 3
    c. Only 1
    d. All of the above
  9. Which of the following countries is the first to pay its unemployed citizens a basic unconditional monthly sum?
    a. Germany
    b. Denmark
    c. Finland
    d. United Kingdom
  10. The international crude oil prices of Indian basket is computed/published by which of the following?
    a. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
    b. Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC)
    c. Petroleum Federation of India (PetroFed)
    d. None 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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