UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 29

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 29

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Question 1
Which of the countries constitute the part of Central Asia?
A
Mangolia, Kazakistan, Tajikistan and Pakistan
B
Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Mangolia
C
Kazakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
D
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Afganistan
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Question 1 Explanation: 
It Consists of five countries (Kazakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) collectively known as Central Asian Republics(CAR) and Uunderbelly of Eurasia.
Question 2
With reference to "Value Engineering Program", consider the following statements: The program is initiated under the Ministry of Science and Technology. The objective of the programme is to use innovative technology, materials and equipment to reduce the cost of projects. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct:
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 2 Explanation: 
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, has decided to implement a "Value Engineering Program". Thus, statement 1 is incorrect.

The objective of the programme is to use innovative technology, materials and equipment to reduce the cost of projects and make them more environment friendly, while simultaneously ensuring that the roads or bridges and other assets get constructed much faster, are structurally stronger and more durable. Thus, statement 2 is correct.

The Value Engineering Programme is expected to

  • increase speed of construction,
  • reduce construction cost,
  • increase asset durability and
  • improve aesthetics and safety.
  • It seeks to promote the use of new technologies, materials, and equipment in highways projects executed either under PPP mode or public funding mode.
Question 3
Sometimes in the news, 'Survival International' is a movement that advocates the rights of
A
Refugees
B
Leprosy patients
C
Tribal people
D
Trafficked human beings
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Correct

About SI: "We are Survival, the global movement for tribal peoples' rights. We're the only organization that champions tribal peoples around the world. We help them defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures." "

Question 4
Read the following statements about Rabies:
  1. Rabies is a bacterial illness spread via the saliva of an infected animal.
  2. The virus has also been found in cows, cats, ferrets, and horses.
Which of the above statements are correct?
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither of them
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Question 4 Explanation: 
2 is only correct. Rabies is a viral illness spread via the saliva of an infected animal.
Question 5
Consider the following statements about the Payment Council of India:
  1. It works to create a less cash economy and to promote financial inclusion.
  2. It was formed by the initiative of RBI and the Indian Bank's Association.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 5 Explanation: 
1 only is correct. The Payments Council of India was formed under the aegis of IAMAI in the year 2013 catering to the needs of the digital payment industry. The council works with all its members to promote payments industry growth and to support our national goal of 'Cash to Less Cash Society' and 'Growth of
Financial Inclusion' which is also the Vision Shared by the RBI and Government of India. PCI works closely with the regulators i.e. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Finance Ministry and any similar government, departments, bodies or Institution to make 'India a less cash society'.
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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