Civil services UPSC IAS/IPS mock test 1

UPSC preliminary mock test 1

Question 1 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following were the main objectives of the Khilafat movement?
  1. To rouse anti-British feelings among the Muslims of India
  2. To reform the Muslim society
  3. To demand separate electorates and preserve the Khilafat
  4. To save the Ottoman empire and preserve the Khilafat.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
I and II
B
II and III
C
III and IV
D
I and IV






Question 2 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The earnings of India from diamond export is quite high. Which one of the following factors has contributed to it?
A
Pre-independence stock-piling of diamonds in the country which are now exported
B
Large production of industrial diamonds in the country
C
Expertise available for cutting and polishing of imported diamonds which are then exported
D
As in the past, India produces huge quantity of gem diamonds which are exported
Question 3 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
When the Couple Protection Rate is going up
A
birth rate must necessarily fall
B
birth rate will fall only if couples are of younger age
C
death rate must necessarily fall
D
infant mortality rate must be falling






Question 4 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
With reference to the sub-tropical high pressure belt, consider the following statements:
  1. It is affected by Earth's rotation and descent of winds from higher altitudes.
  2. It is dynamically induced and characterized with anti-cyclonic conditions.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? [IAS 2009]
A
1 only
B
Both 1 and 2
C
2 only
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 5 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to:
A
Gravitational pull of the earth
B
Rotation of earth
C
Revolution of earth
D
Uneven heating of earth






Question 6 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The Sea breeze blows during: [Senior Observer's Exam 1991]
A
day from land to sea
B
day from sea to land
C
night from land to sea
D
night from sea to land
Question 7 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The instrument used for finding out wind-direction is:
A
anemometer
B
wind vane
C
wind gauze
D
hygrometer






Question 8 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
'Beaufort Scale' is used to measure:
A
air pressure
B
wind velocity
C
wind direction
D
humidity
Question 9 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Lapse rate is related to the decrease of: [IFS 1998]
A
wind velocity with an ascent of 300 feet
B
humidity with an ascent of 450 feet
C
temperature at 1$^circ$F for an ascent of 330 feet
D
pressure with an ascent of 500 feet






Question 10 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following constituents of the atmosphere are important from the climatic point of view? [IFS 1993]
  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Carbon dioxide
A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1, 2 and 3
D
only 3
There are 10 questions to complete.

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