UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 220

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 220

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Question 1
Arrange the following rivers in the decreasing order of their lengths:
  1. Ganga
  2. Brahmaputra
  3. Godaveri
  4. Narmada
A
2,1,3,4
B
1,2,3,4
C
2,3,1,4
D
1,2,4,3
Geography Questions answers

Question 1 Explanation: 
2,1,3,4
Question 2
The festival of Sekrenyi is celebrated in which of the following state?
A
Nagaland
B
Manipur
C
Tripura
D
Mizoram
Geography Questions answers

Question 2 Explanation: 
The festival of Sekrenyi is celebrated in the month of February by the Angami tribe of Nagaland. According to the Angami tribe, it falls on the 25th of the 'Kezei' month or February. It is celebrated for over 10 days and is also called 'Phousanyi' by the Angamis.
Question 3
Normally, Earthquakes causes irreparable damage to life and property. In this context, what are the immediate hazardous effects of Earthquake?
  1. Ground Shaking
  2. Soil Liquefaction
  3. Fires
  4. Avalanches
  5. Tsunami
Select the correct answer code:
A
1, 4, 5
B
1, 3, 4
C
1, 3, 4, 5
D
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
English grammar Questions answers

Question 3 Explanation: 

Question 4
Consider the following statements regarding Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY).
  1. The scheme which was launched in Union Budget 2019-20 aims to mobilize the artisans into Self Help Groups and training the groups on various aspects of forming and running the community business enterprises for self-sustainability of artisans.
  2. It provides training to artisans and expose them to greater market to sell their handicraft products.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both
D
None
Reading comprehension Questions answers

Question 4 Explanation: 

The Government launched the Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) in the year 2001-2002.

The scheme was launched with a view to mobilize the artisans into Self Help Groups and training the groups on various aspects of forming and running the community business enterprises for self sustainability of artisans.

The objective of this scheme is to:

  1. Mobilise and generate awareness of typical handicraft arts for their overall development and progress.
  2. Provide training to artisans and expose them to greater market to sell their handicraft products.
  3. Provide proper education and market knowledge to artisans so that they learn the market techniques to get better results.

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Question 5
Which of the following is/are forms of martial art prevail is India?
  1. Kalaripayattu
  2. Thang-Ta
  3. Theyyam
  4. Silambam
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
A
2, 3 and 4 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1, 2 and 4 only
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
UPSC GS Questions answers

Question 5 Explanation: 
Silambam, Thang-Ta and Kalaripayattu are example of martial art prevail is India. Theyyam is not a form of martial art. Theyyam is the popular ritual art form of Kolathunadu (Kingdom of Cannanore). The Theyyam dance is performed in front of the village shrine, groves, and in the houses as ancestor worship. The theyyam period is from the 10th of Malayalam month Thulam (October/November) and comes to a close by the end of June.

Knowledge base:

  1. Kalarippayattu: Kerala
  2. Silambam: Tamil Nadu
  3. Gatka: Punjab
  4. Thang Ta: Manipur
  5. Pari-Khanda: Bihar
  6. Kathi Samu: Andhra Pradesh
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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