UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 208

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 208

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A rise in general level of prices may be caused by
  1. An increase in the money supply
  2. A decrease in the aggregate level of output
  3. An increase in the effective demand
Answer according to the codes given below:
A
1, 2 and 3
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
2 only
Question 1 Explanation: 
1, 2 and 3
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Harappan seals were made of which of the following materials?
A
Copper
B
Steatite
C
Ivory
D
Gold
Question 2 Explanation: 
Steatite
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct about the GROWTH-India Telescope?
  1. It is a fully robotic telescope designed to capture cosmic events occurring over relatively shorter periods of the cosmological timescale: years, days and even hours.
  2. It is a multi-country collaborative initiative.
  3. It is located at Ladakh.
A
1 and 3 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 2 only
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 3 Explanation: 
All three are correct
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements:
    1. In RC Cooper Case, the court struck down Indira Gandhi's bank nationalisation policy
    2. The 'basic structure' doctrine has since been interpreted to include the supremacy of the Constitution
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?
A
1 Only
B
2 Only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 4 Explanation: 
  • Stat1: In the early 1970s, the government of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had enacted major amendments to the Constitution (the 24th, 25th, 26th and 29th) to get over the judgments of the Supreme Court in RC Cooper (1970), Madhavrao Scindia (1970) and the earlier mentioned Golaknath.
  • In RC Cooper, the court had struck down Indira Gandhi's bank nationalisation policy, and in Madhavrao Scindia it had annulled the abolition of privy purses of former rulers.
  • Stat2: The 'basic structure' doctrine has since been interpreted to include the supremacy of the Constitution, the rule of law, Independence of the judiciary, doctrine of separation of powers, federalism, secularism, sovereign democratic republic, the parliamentary system of government, the principle of free and fair elections, welfare state, etc.

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Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct regarding Koppen's Group-A climates?
  1. Koppen's Group-A climates are found in the unbroken belt around the Earth at low latitudes, typically within 15$^\circ$ North and South.
  2. They are regulated largely by the seasonal variations of the trade winds, the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), and the Asian monsoon.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 5 Explanation: 
Both are correct. Read more on the .
There are 5 questions to complete.