UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 83

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 83

Question 1
Which of the following is/are correct regarding Ashoka's rock edicts?
  1. Major Rock Edict I talks about prohibiting animal slaughter.
  2. Major Rock Edict VII talks about tolerance for all religions.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 1 Explanation: 
Both are correct. Read more on the .
Question 2
Which of the following Indian states celebrate November 1 as their Formation Day?
    1. Karnataka
    2. Kerala
    3. Chhattisgarh
    4. Punjab
    5. Haryana
    6. Madhya Pradesh
Select the correct answer using the code below
A
1, 2, 3 and 4
B
1, 3, 4 and 5
C
1, 4, 5 and 6
D
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
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Question 2 Explanation: 
  • November 1 is celebrated as
    • Kannada Rajyotsava in karnataka
    • 'Kerala Piravi Dinam' in the kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh, the second largest state in the country by area and sixth-largest in terms of population, was formed on Nov 1, 1956.It is the second largest state in India in terms of area and has the sixth-largest population among Indian states
  • Rajasthan is a state in the north western region of India. The state covers 10.4 percent of the total geographical area of India. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population. Rajasthan was reorganised on November 1, 1956
  • On November 1, Punjab celebrates its Formation Day. The Punjabi Suba movement was one of the key events in the formation of Punjab in the erstwhile East Punjab state of India in the 1950s. The movement, led by the Akali Dal, resulted in the formation of the Punjabi-majority Punjab state, the Haryanvi-Hindi-majority Haryana state and the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
  • The state of Chhattisgarh was carved out of the state of Madhya Pradesh on Nov 1, 2000. It is the tenth largest state of India

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Question 3
The Industry with highest weight amongst the eight core Industries of India is
A
Refinery Products
B
Coal
C
Cement
D
Electricity
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Refinery Products
Question 4
Which of the following are the components under 'Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM)' Scheme.
  1. installation of grid-connected solar power plants in the rural areas.
  2. installation of standalone off-grid solar water pumps to fulfil irrigation needs of farmers not connected to grid.
  3. solarisation of existing grid-connected agriculture pumps to make farmers independent of grid supply and also enable them to sell surplus solar power generated to DISCOM and get extra income.
Select the correct code:
A
1, 2
B
2, 3
C
1, 3
D
1, 2, 3
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Question 4 Explanation: 

The KUSUM scheme has three components:

(i) installation of grid-connected solar power plants each of Capacity up to 2 MW in the rural areas;

(ii) installation of standalone off-grid solar water pumps to fulfil irrigation needs of farmers not connected to grid; and

(iii) solarisation of existing grid-connected agriculture pumps to make farmers independent of grid supply and also enable them to sell surplus solar power generated to DISCOM and get extra income. "

Question 5
Which of the following is/are the Intangible Cultural Heritages of India?
    1. Bharath Natya
    2. Kutiyattam
    3. Ramman
    4. Mudiyettu
    5. Kalbelia
Select the correct answer using the code below
A
1, 2, 3 and 4
B
2, 3, 4 and 5
C
1, 2, 4 and 5
D
All of the above
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Question 5 Explanation: 
A total of 13 Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) elements from India have been inscribed till date on the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  • Tradition of Vedic chanting.
  • Ramlila, the traditional performance of the Ramayana.
  • Kutiyattam, Sanskrit theatre.
  • Ramman, religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas.
  • Mudiyettu, ritual theatre and dance drama of Kerala.
  • Kalbelia folk songs and dances of Rajasthan.
  • Chhau dance.
  • Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Sankirtana, ritual singing, drumming and dancing of Manipur.
  • Traditional brass and copper craft of utensil making among the Thatheras of Jandiala Guru, Punjab.
  • Yoga
  • Nawrouz
  • Kumbh Mela

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There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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