UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 31

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 31

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Question 1
Consider the following statements with respect to Harappa civilization:
1. Town planning is very well developed in Harappa civilization
2. The basic layout of the most cities was established along a grid that was defined by large streets running north-south and east-west.
Which of the following given below codes are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 1 Explanation: 
The overall layout of the Indus Saraswati cities is distinguished by the orientation of streets and buildings, according to the cardinal directions - east-west, and north-south. The idea of settlement planning did not appear suddenly with the first large cities but was already well established in earlier period as has been revealed from the excavations at Kot Diji, Kalibangan, Harappa, Rahman Dheri, Nausharo etc. The basic layout at all these settlements was established along a grid that was defined by large streets running north-south and east-west and fortification all around.
Question 2
'Sampriti' is a joint military exercise between India and
A
Sri Lanka
B
Bangladesh
C
Maldives
D
Thailand
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Question 2 Explanation: 
It is an Indo- Bangladesh joint military exercise.
Question 3
Bringing Green Revolution to eastern India is a subscheme of
A
National Mission on Agriculture Extension and Technology
B
National Mission for sustainable agriculture
C
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
D
It is not a subscheme
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Question 4
Consider the following statements:
  1. The boundaries of a national park are defined by legislation.
  2. A biosphere Reserve is declared a few specific species of flora and fauna.
  3. In a Wildlife Sanctuary, limited biotic interference is permitted.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 4 Explanation: 
Biosphere reserve is declared to conserve some representative ecosystems as a whole for long term in sites. Since 1970, legislations like wildlife protections Act are used to specify borders of National park and wild life sanctuary.

Biosphere reserve is an environment sensitive area with protected status managed primarily to preserve biodiversity of natural ecological conditions and its sustainable use. Each Biosphere Reserve is intended to contribute to the conservation of landscapes, ecosystems species and genetic variation.

There are three zone in a wild life sanctuary-core zone (no interference allowed), buffer zone (eco-development and forest improvement, regulated pilgrimage, research activities are allowed) and tourism zone (tourism is allowed)

Question 5
Special provisions for marginalized classes in the constitution are related to
  1. Educational Grants
  2. Appointment of Commissions to investigate their socio-economic condition
  3. Reservation in Legislatures and local bodies
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 2
B
2, 3
C
1, 3
D
1, 2, 3
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Question 5 Explanation: 

The Constitution makes special provisions for the scheduled castes (SCs), the scheduled tribes (STs), the backward classes (BCs) and the Anglo-Indians. These special provisions are contained in Part XVI of the Constitution from Articles 330 to 342. They are related to the following:

  1. Reservation in Legislatures
  2. Special Representation in Legislatures
  3. Reservation in Services and Posts
  4. Educational Grants
  5. Appointment of National Commissions
  6. Appointment of Commissions of Investigation
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There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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