UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 53

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 53

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Question 1
Consider the following statements with respect to 'Asian Development Bank (ADB)'
    1. It is headquartered in Beijing
    2. ADB follows the 'One country one Vote' system similar to WTO
    3. India hold highest share next to only china
Select the Incorrect statements using the code below:
A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
All of the above
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Question 1 Explanation: 
  • ADB headquartered - Manila, Philippines.
  • Voting system
    • ADB follows weighted voting system similar to World Bank
    • IMF follows Quota system
    • WTO follows One country One nation
  • Japan and United States hold the largest proportion of shares at 15.607%. China holds 6.444%, India holds 6.331%, and Australia holds 5.786%.

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Question 2
Why the Coniferous forests favor lumbering?
  1. The Coniferous forests have diverse species of trees.
  2. The sap ceases to flow in trees of Coniferous forests at a fix time.
  3. The snow-covered ground makes logging and haulage a relatively easy job.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
1 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is incorrect.

Coniferous forests favor lumbering as it has limited number of species. Pine, spruce and fir in the northern forests and larch in the warmer south are the most important.

Statement 2 is correct.

In Coniferous forests lumbering are normally carried out in the winter when the sap ceases to flow. This makes felling much simpler.

Statement 3 is correct.

The snow-covered ground makes logging and haulage [commercial transport of goods] a relatively easy job.

Question 3
Which of the following pair(s) is correctly matched?
1. Dudhwa National Park: Madhya Pradesh
2. Jim Corbett National Park: Uttarakhand
3. Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary: Karnataka
4. Nagarhole National Park: Kerala
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
A
1 , 2 and 3 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
2 only
D
1,2 and 4 only
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Correct match:
Dudhwa National Park: Uttar Pradesh
Jim Corbett National Park: Is a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India's Uttarakhand State
Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala
Question 4
Drugs (Prices Control) Order (DPCO), 1995 under Sec. 3 of Essential Commodities Act, 1955, provides: 1) the list of price-controlled drugs, 2) procedures for fixation of prices of drugs 3) penalties for contravention of provisions Which of the options given above is/are correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
All of the above
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Question 4 Explanation: 
The Drugs Prices Control Order, 1995 is an order issued by the Government of India under Sec. 3 of Essential Commodities Act, 1955 to regulate the prices of drugs. The Order interalia provides the list of price controlled drugs, procedures for fixation of prices of drugs, method of implementation of prices fixed by Govt., penalties for contravention of provisions etc. For the purpose of implementing provisions of DPCO.
Question 5
With reference to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, consider the following statements:
  1. It is the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument
  2. India is not a signatory to the convention as it considers the envisaged enforcement mechanism to be weak
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 5 Explanation: 

The United Nations Convention against Corruption is the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument. The Convention's far-reaching approach and the mandatory character of many of its provisions make it a unique tool for developing a comprehensive response to a global problem. The vast majority of United Nations Member States are parties to the Convention. India ratified the convention in 2011.

UNODC: UNCAC ;

Improvisation: PIb ; "

There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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