UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 160

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 160

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Question 1
Consider the following statements regarding 'National Supercomputing Mission'

1.The mission is jointly steered by Department of Science and Technology and Department of
Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY).

2.It envisages empowering academic and R&D institutions spread over the country by installing a vast supercomputing grid comprising of more than 70 high-performance computing facilities.

3.The Mission supports the government's vision of 'Digital India' and 'Make in India' initiatives.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

All the statements are correct.

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Question 2
Consider the following pairs

Works Related to Music Author
1.Natyashastra Sage Bharata
2.Sangeeta Ratnakara Sarangadeva
3.Swaramelakalanidhi Narada

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

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

NATYASHASTRA: The Natya Sastra is a Sanskrit text on the performing arts. The text is attributed to sage Bharata Muni, and its first complete compilation is dated to between 200 BCE and 200 CE.

Sangita-Ratnakara: The Sangita-Ratnakara , literally "Ocean of Music and Dance", is one of the most important Sanskrit musicological texts from India. Composed by SARANGADEVA in the 13th century, both Hindustani music and Carnatic music traditions of Indian classical music regard it as a definitive text.

Swaramelakalanidhi: Svaramelkalanidhi" is a musicological treatise written by Ramamatya, a minister under King the Vijayanagar King Achutayaraya around 1550 AD. The King commissioned Ramamatya to write a treatise reconciling the contradictions existing at that time. "

Question 3
The Financial Action Task Force is an inter-governmental body established by
A
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
B
G20 or Group of Twenty
C
International Monetary Fund
D
None of the above
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Question 3 Explanation: 

In response to mounting concern over money laundering, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) was established by the G-7 Summit that was held in Paris in 1989.

  • FATF is an inter-governmental body whose objectives are to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.
  • The FATF is therefore a "policy-making body" which works to generate the necessary political will to bring about national legislative and regulatory reforms in these areas.
  • The FATF has developed a series of recommendations that are recognised as the international standard for combating of money laundering and the financing of terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

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Question 4
Under which of the following legal provisions/Acts, a "Producer organization" can be registered?
  1. Cooperative Societies Act.
  2. Producer Company under Section 581(C) of Indian Companies Act, 1956, as amended in 2013.
  3. Societies registered under Society Registration Act, 1860.
  4. Public Trusts registered under Indian Trusts Act, 1882.
Choose the correct code from below given options:
A
1, 2 and 3 only
B
2, 3 and 4 only
C
1, 3 and 4 only
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Question 4 Explanation: 
Producer Organization can be registered under any of the following legal provisions:
  • Cooperative Societies Act/ Autonomous or Mutually Aided Cooperative Societies Act of the respective State
  • Multi-State Cooperative Society Act, 2002
  • Producer Company under Section 581(C) of Indian Companies Act, 1956, as amended in 2013
  • Section 25 Company of Indian Companies Act, 1956, as amended as Section 8 in 2013
  • Societies registered under Society Registration Act, 1860
  • Public Trusts registered under Indian Trusts Act, 1882
Question 5
The 97th Constitutional Amendment Act of 2011, related to co-operative societies, made changes to which of the following parts of the Constitution?
  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Part IX
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A
1 and 2 only
B
3 only
C
2 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 5 Explanation: 

The 97th Amendment to the Constitution

  • Made the right to form cooperative societies a fundamental right (under Article 19)
  • Included a new DPSP on promotion of cooperative societies (Article 43-B) and
  • Inserted a new 'Part IX-B' to the Constitution (it did not make any changes to Part IX which is titled 'The Panchayats').

Improvisation: TH: Workers start cooperative to evolve tea garden ;

'Cooperative Societies', Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth; "

There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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