UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 47

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 47

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Question 1
Consider the following statements with respect to Rafale Fighter Aircraft:
1. Rafale is a single-engine medium multi-role combat aircraft
2. It is manufactured by the French company Dassault Aviation
3. Indian government had inked a direct deal with the French government to purchase 36 new Rafale fighter jet Which of the following below given codes are correct?
A
1 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
1, 2 and 3
D
2 and 3 only
Reasoning Questions answers

Question 1 Explanation: 
Rafale is a twin-engine medium multi-role combat aircraft.It is manufactured by the French company Dassault Aviation. The Rafale is referred to as an 'omnirole' aircraft by Dassault. It is the capability to perform several actions at the same time. It can carry out both air-to-ground as well as air-to-air attacks. The aircraft is also fitted with an on-board oxygen generation system (OBOGS).It suppresses the need for liquid oxygen refilling or ground support for oxygen production. Rafale also provides standoff capability when any country attacks India. Active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar enables the pilot to look 200 to 400 kms away.
The aircraft also has Situational awareness capability in which Aircraft has got those sensors which enable the pilot to be aware situational and detect the enemy Aircraft for which the Rafale has AESA radar. In 2016, Indian government had inked a direct deal with the French government to purchase 36 new Rafale fighter jet. "
Question 2
Consider the following statements: 1] National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) is the premier agency of applied Geo-Spatial technology and pioneer in Thematic Mapping and Atlas Cartography under Department of Science & Technology(Ministry of Science & Technology)
2] This organization is engaged in preparing different thematic maps and atlases and other documents on national, state, district, block level and many other monograms. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 Only
B
2 Only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Current affairs Questions answers

Question 3
The "Moscow format", and "Tashkent Declaration", sometimes in the news, both appear in the context of affairs related to
A
Denuclearisation
B
International North-South Transport Corridor
C
Turkistan Islamic Movement
D
Taliban
English literature Questions answers

Question 3 Explanation: 

Th : On Afghanistan, India expressed support for the "Moscow format", in which Russia involves regional countries and major powers in an effort to draw the Taliban into negotiations with the Afghan leadership. The U.S. has boycotted this initiative, but has initiated its own dialogue with the Taliban.

TH : In a joint statement at the end of official discussions with the visiting Uzbek leader, both sides pledged to work on the goals of the Tashkent Declaration. The Tashkent Declaration had called for "direct negotiation with the Taliban without any preconditions."

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Question 4
Which of the following National Parks are located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir?
  1. Pin Valley National Park.
  2. Salim Ali National park
  3. Dachingham National Park
  4. Kishtwar National Park
A
1 only
B
1, 2 and 3
C
2 and 4
D
2, 3 and 4
Biology Questions answers

Question 4 Explanation: 
Salim Ali National park, Dachingham National Park and Kishtwar National Park are located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Question 5
Consider the following animals:
  1. Sea cow
  2. Seahorse
  3. Sea lion
  4. Dolphin
  5. Sea otter
Which of the above is/are living mammal/mammals?
A
1,2, 4 and 5 Only
B
1,3,4 and 5 Only
C
3, 4 and 5 Only
D
3 and 4 Only
Data interpretation (DI) Questions answers

Question 5 Explanation: 

There are five groups of marine mammals: pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, fur seals, and walruses), cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), sea otters , sirenians (dugongs and manatees), and polar bears.

Steller's sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas) is an extinct sirenian discovered by Europeans in 1741. At that time, it was found only around the Commander Islands in the Bering Sea between Alaska and Russia; its range was more extensive during the Pleistocene epoch, and it is possible that the animal and humans previously interacted.

As question asks only "living mammals' - sea cow is wrong as it's extinct.

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150613-the-giant-cow-that-swam-the-ocean "

There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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