UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 187

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 187

Question 1
The Olive Branch operation sometime seen in the news was launched by
A
Turkey
B
Philippines
C
Russia
D
Venezuela
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Question 1 Explanation: 

Turkey's "Olive Branch" operation was launched on 20 January to drive the Kurdish YPG militia out of Afrin (Syria). "

Question 2
Consider the following statements

1.After the declaration of results in all constituencies President will constitute the new Lok Sabha.

2.The Returning Officer is responsible for the counting of votes and declaration of result of an election.

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 2 Explanation: 

After the declaration of results in all constituencies, which authority will constitute the new Lok Sabha - President or the Election Commission?
Ans.
Election Commission of India (ECI)

According to Sec. 73 of the R. P. Act, 1951, after the results of all Parliamentary constituencies are declared, the Election Commission will constitute the new Lok Sabha by notifying in the official gazette, the names of the elected members. "

Question 3
Q.1) Which one of the following issues the 'Government at a Glance report' sometimes seen in the news?
A
The Asian Development Bank
B
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
C
The World Bank
D
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
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Question 3 Explanation: 
The 'Government at a Glance report' is issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD):

It defines itself as a forum of countries committed to democracy and the market economy. It provides common platform for members to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices etc. Most OECD members are regarded as developed countries i.e. high-income economies with very high Human Development Index (HDI). Its headquarter is located in Paris, France.

Question 4
Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
A
Abyssinian Plateau: Arabia
B
Atlas Mountains: North-Western Africa
C
Guiana Highlands: South-Western Africa
D
Okavango Basin: Patagonia
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Question 4 Explanation: 
Abyssinian Plateau is in Ethiopia; Guiana Highlands are in South America; Okavango Basin is in southwestern Africa.
Question 5
Consider the following statements about the 44th Amendment to the Constitution of India?
  1. It removed the right to property as a fundamental right and made it a legal right.
  2. The President was deprived of the power to declare National Emergency on the grounds of 'internal disturbance'.
Which of the above statements 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: 
Both are correct.
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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