UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 174

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 174

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Question 1
Consider the following statements regarding 'Financial Stability and Development Council' (FSDC):

1.Members of FSDC include the heads of regulatory bodies like SEBI, RBI, PFRDA etc.

2.FSDC address inter-regulatory coordination issues and thus spur financial sector development.

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


Question 1 Explanation: 

The Chairman of the FSDC is the Finance Minister of India and its members include the heads of the financial sector regulatory authorities (i.e, SEBI, IRDA, RBI, PFRDA and FMC) , Finance Secretary and/or Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (Ministry of Finance), Secretary, (Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance) and the Chief Economic Adviser.

To strengthen and institutionalize the mechanism for maintaining financial stability and enhancing inter-regulatory coordination, Indian Government has setup an apex-level Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC), vide its notification dated 30th December, 2010. The first meeting of the Council was held on 31st December, 2010.

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Question 2
Which of the following describes Vijayanagar Empire in their accounts
  1. Ibn Batuta
  2. Domingo Paes
  3. Abdur Razzak
Select from the codes below
A
1 only
B
1 and 3 only
C
2 only
D
All of them


Question 2 Explanation: 

Many foreign travelers visited the Vijayanagar Empire and their accounts are also valuable. The Moroccan traveler, Ibn Battuta, Venetian traveler Nicolo de Conti, Persian traveler Abdur Razzak and the Portuguese traveler Domingo Paes were among them who
left valuable accounts on the socio-economic conditions of the Vijayanagar Empire "

Question 3
Which of the following is/are correct about the Hera Mission?
  1. It is a mission by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
  2. It is the first spacecraft to explore a binary asteroid - the Didymos pair.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2


Question 3 Explanation: 
2 is only correct. It is a mission by the European Space Agency.
Question 4
With reference to 'Eco-Sensitive Zones', which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. Eco-Sensitive Zones are the areas that are declared under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  2. The purpose of the declaration of Eco-Sensitive Zones is to prohibit all kinds of human activities, in those zones except agriculture.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2


Question 4 Explanation: 
Correct

Answer: D "

Question 5
Which of the following is/are correct about Champaran Satyagraha?
  1. It is called the first experiment on Satyagraha by Mahatma Gandhi.
  2. This movement was against the tinkathia system.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both are correct
D
Both are incorrect


Question 5 Explanation: 
Both are correct. Read more .
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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