UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 201

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 201

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Question 1
Consider the following statements regarding Solar Charkha Mission

1.The mission was undertaken by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

2.The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) would implement the
programme.

3.It aims ensure inclusive growth by generation of employment, especially for women
and youth, and sustainable development through solar charkha clusters in rural
areas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

The mission was undertaken by Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME). "

Question 2
Consider the following statements

1.Man transitioned from the food gathering stage to the food producing stage in Neolithic age.

2.Neolithic sites are absent in South India

3.Burzahom in J&K is one of the Neolithic site

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

Neolithic sites are found in south India. Brahmagiri, Piklihal are neo-lithic sites. "

Question 3
Recently in which state the Epigraphy Branch of the Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the earliest epigraphic evidence for the Saptamatrika cult?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Kerala
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Karnataka
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Question 3 Explanation: 
The Epigraphy Branch of the Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the earliest epigraphic evidence for the Saptamatrika cult. It was discovered in Andhra Pradesh. The inscription is in Sanskrit and in Brahmi characters. It was issued by Satavahana king Vijaya in 207 A.D. It is also the earliest Sanskrit inscription to have been discovered in South India so far.
Question 4
Recently in the news, where is the Serengeti National Park located?
A
Kenya
B
Tanzania
C
Zambia
D
Zimbabwe
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Question 4 Explanation: 

Canine Distemper Virus, a highly contagious and airborne disease, is characterised by high fever, coughing and an inflammation of the eyes and nose. The virus has in the past infected several wild animals across the world: coyotes, foxes and pandas. And, most significantly, in 1994, it wiped out a third of the lions in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.

Context ( Th ): Death of 23 lions in Gir National Park;

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Question 5
Consider the following statements regarding Climate Risk Index 1. It is released by United Nation Environmental Program 2.In the present analysis weather related and Geological incidents like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or tsunamis are incorporated. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2 only
D
Neither 1 and 2
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Question 5 Explanation: 
About Climate Risk Index

Index analyse number of deaths per 1,00,000 inhabitants, extent of financial losses and loss per unit of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of countries.

In the present analysis, only weather related events - storms, floods and temperature extremes (heat and cold waves) - are incorporated

Geological incidents like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or tsunamis, for which data is also available, are not relevant in this context as they do not depend on the weather

There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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