UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 32

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 32

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Question 1
Consider the following pairs:

Harvest Festivals State/Region

  1. Wangala Mizoram
  2. Lohri Punjab
  3. Nuakhai Odisha

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
2 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 1 Explanation: 

Lohri is a renowned harvest festival in Punjab that showcases traditional dance and songs

Wangala is the merriment of 100 drums played by Garo tribes of northeast India. This is one of the popular harvest festivals of India marking the onset of winter. Wangala is celebrated in Meghalaya and Assam

Nuakhai is an age old harvest celebration in Odisha. "

Question 2
Consider the following statements

1.Palghat Gap is located between Cardamom hillsand Anamalai hills.

2.New Moore Island is located in Arabian Sea between India and Pakistan.

  1. Kodaikanalhill station is located near Palani hills.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
2 only
B
3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 2 Explanation: 

Palghat Gap is located between Nilgiri hills and Anaimalai hills. New Moore Island is located in Bay of Bengal between India and Bangladesh. "

Question 3
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Geographical Indication(GI) tag?
  1. GI tag enables the holder to prevent someone from making a product using the same techniques as those set out in the standards.
  2. GI tag can also be issued to any company producing a product with distinct characteristics.
Answer using the codes given below
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is incorrect. A protected geographical indication does not enable the holder to prevent someone from making a product using the same techniques as those set out in the standards for that indication.

Statement 2 is correct. A trademark can be assigned or licensed to anyone, anywhere in the world, because it is linked to a specific company and not to a particular place. In contrast, a GI may be used by any persons in the area of origin, who produces the good according to specified standards, but because of its link with the place of origin.

Question 4
Which article of the constitution of India deals with the India's foreign policy and promotes international peace and security?
A
Article 51
B
Article 50
C
Article 49
D
Article 48
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Question 4 Explanation: 
India's foreign policy aims at the promotion of international peace and security. Article 51 of the Constitution (Directive Principles of State Policy) directs the Indian State to promote international peace and security, maintain just and honorable relations between nations, foster respect for international law and treaty obligations, and encourage settlement of international disputes by arbitration. Beside peace is necessary to promote the economic development of nations. Jawaharlal Nehru said: "Peace to us is not just a fervent hope; it is emergent necessity". "
Question 5
"To uphold and protect the Sovereignty, Unity and Integrity of India" is a provision made in the
A
Preamble
B
Fundamental Rights
C
DPSP
D
Fundamental Duties
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Question 5 Explanation: 
Fundamental Duties
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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