UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 205

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 205

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Question 1
Consider the following list:
  1. Gulf of Guinea
  2. Alboran Sea
  3. Lake Chad
  4. Lake Victoria
Which of the above water bodies does Nigeria share its borders/border-regions with?
A
1 and 3
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 4
D
None
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Question 1 Explanation: 

Also learn which countries neighbor Nigeria - Benin, Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

Improvisation: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/huge-rise-in-child-bombers/article8468269.ece

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Question 2
An estimated 35 to 41 leopards live in this National Park. As leopard habitats shrink and they move into the city to survive, some communities are afraid to leave their houses. Children in affected areas must walk around in groups of six or more. However, a recent study suggested that the leopards may be protecting their human neighbours from rabies. Around 40 per cent of the leopards' diet is feral dogs, which is the main source of the deadly virus. The national park in question is
A
Nagarhole National Park, Mysore
B
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Dibrugarh
C
Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal
D
Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai
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Question 2 Explanation: 
  • Mumbai is home to the highest concentration of leopards anywhere in the world. They capitalise on hunting the animals that man brings into the city.

Refer: Leopards of Mumbai: https://www.bbcearth.com/blog/?article=5-surprising-species-that-are-making-it-in-cities "

Question 3
Consider the following statements regarding National Commission for Women;
  1. The NCW is a statutory body.
  2. Chairperson of the commission is selected by a body comprising Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Minister of Women & Child Development.
  3. Rashtra Mahila is a monthly publication of the commission.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
None of the above
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is correct. It is a statutory body established by the National Commission for Women Act 1990.

Statement 2 is incorrect. As per the act; the Chairperson of the commission, committed to the cause of women, is nominated by the Central Government.

Statement 3 is correct. The commission regularly publishes a monthly newsletter, Rashtra Mahila, in both Hindi and English.

Question 4
Which of the following statements regarding the decline of the Mughals is/are correct?
  1. Mughal nobles were well known for their loyalty but wars of successors degenerated the nobility which led to the decline of Mughals.
  2. Mughal Empire declined due to over-decentralization of administration.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 4 Explanation: 
1 is only correct.
Question 5
Consider the following statements regarding Neem Coated Urea. 1) Release of neem oil in the soil increases nitrogen fixation by the soil microorganisms. 2) Lower underground water contamination due to leaching of urea. Select the statement which 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: 
Release of neem oil in the soil does not increases nitrogen fixation by the soil microorganisms.

Spraying urea with neem oil slows the release of nitrogen, by about 10 to 15 per cent, concomitantly reducing consumption of the fertiliser.

Other Benefits:

Improvement in soil health.

Neem coating leads to more gradual release of urea, helping plants gain more nutrient and resulting in higher yields.

Lower underground water contamination.

Reduction in pest and disease attack.

There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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