UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 27

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Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following pairs Festival Associated with
  1. Rath Yatra Festival of Lord Jagannath
  2. Paryushana Annual festival of jains
  3. Losar Sindhi New Year
  4. Cheti Chand Tibetan New Year
Which of the above are correctly matched?
A
1, 2
B
2, 3
C
1, 2, 3
D
2, 3, 4
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Question 11 Explanation: 

Rath Yatra - This is one of the biggest festivals of the state of Odisha. The Rath Yatra or the Chariot festival of Lord Jagannath takes place once in a year in the holy town of Puri.

Paryushana - The annual festival of Jains is called Paryushana. It is celebrated for eight days in the month of Bhadrapada (August/September) by the Svetambara sect. The Digambara sect celebrates the festival for ten days.

Losar - It is one of the main festivals celebrated across Arunachal Pradesh as it marks the Tibetan New year that resonated with the large Tibetan and Buddhist communities that inhabit the region.

Cheti Chand - This is the occasion of Sindhi New Year and it is celebrated all around the world. It is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra. Cheti Chand is celebrated in honour of the birth of Jhulelal, the patron saint of the Sindhis. "

Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is correctly matched with the symbols related to the life of Buddha?
  1. Birth - Lotus and Bull
  2. Mahabhinishkramana - Horse
  3. Nirvana - Stupa
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
1 only
B
3 only
C
1 and 2 only
D
2 and 3 only
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Question 12 Explanation: 
Nirvana is represented by the Bodhi Tree. The stupa represents Buddha's death (parinirvana).
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
He was the tenth Sikh Guru. His notable contributions to Sikhism are founding the Sikh warrior community called Khalsa in 1699 and introducing the Five Ks. He is also credited as the one who finalized and enshrined the Guru Granth Sahib as Sikhism's primary scripture and eternal Guru. He was
A
Guru Angad
B
Guru Arjan
C
Guru Tegh Bahadur
D
Guru Gobind Singh
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Question 13 Explanation: 
About Guru Gobind Singh:
  • He was the 10th Sikh guru.
  • He was born at Patna, Bihar, India, on December 22, 1666. His birthday sometimes falls either in December or January or even both months in the Gregorian calendar. The annual celebration of the Guru's birthday is based on the Nanakshahi calendar.
  • He became the Sikh guru at the age of nine, following the demise of father, Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru.
  • He is known for his significant contributions to the Sikh religion, including the introduction of the turban to cover hair.
  • He also founded the principles of Khalsa or the Five 'K's.
  • He is also responsible to establish the highest order in the Sikh community.
  • Followers of the Sikh faith religiously follow the morals and codes of discipline set up by Guru Gobind Singh.
  • He fought against the Mughals later in battle of Muktsar in 1705.
  • He was assassinated in 1708.
  • He named Guru Granth Sahib, the religious text of the Khalsas and the Sikhs, as the next Guru of the two communities.

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Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
State led Industrial development is the principal feature of Independent India. Which of the following factors necessitated it?
  1. Private sector lacked the huge capital required for setting up of heavy industries.
  2. Maximization of profit compelled state intervention.
  3. Private players had less incentive to invest in industrialization due to the low
demand for industrial goods. Select the correct answer code:
A
2, 3
B
1, 2, 3
C
1, 3
D
1, 2
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Question 14 Explanation: 

Maximization of profit was not a motive behind state intervention.

Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
The government and the judiciary have agreed that "this" would be the conceptual foundation for legislation protecting privacy in the form of the new Data Protection Bill. "This" in the above statement refers to
A
Recommendations of the Group of Experts headed by Justice A.P. Shah
B
Recommendations made by Kharak Singh Committee
C
NITI Aayog's study of privacy laws promulgated by various countries
D
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Question 15 Explanation: 

The government recently set up a five-member committee chaired by former Supreme Court judge, Justice (retd.) B.N. Srikrishna, to draw up a draft Data Protection Bill. The Bill, if made law, will be India's first exclusive statute providing protection to online users' personal data from breach by state AND non-state players.

One of the primary guiding factors for the committee would be the exhaustive report submitted in October 2012 by a group of experts on privacy led by former Delhi High Court Chief Justice A.P. Shah, which was constituted by the erstwhile Planning Commission. Both the government and the court have agreed that this would be the "conceptual foundation for legislation protecting privacy" in the form of the new Data Protection Bill.

Additional Information: One of the rights enshrined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights - "No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home, or correspondence."

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/for-a-robust-data-protection-regime/article19638172.ece ;
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