UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 95

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 95

Question 1
Consider the following statements regarding Coal India limited;
  1. It is the single largest coal producer in the world.
  2. It is a one of the Navratna public sector undertakings of government.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 1 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is correct. Coal India Limited (CIL) the state owned coal mining corporate of India. It is the single largest coal producer in the world.

Statement 2 is incorrect. CIL is one of the Maharatna PSUs. Other maharatna PSUs are National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Coal India Limited (CIL), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID).

Question 2
Latitude is the angular distance of a point on earth's surface measured from the:
A
Equator
B
Prime Meridian
C
Centre of earth
D
Poles
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Question 2 Explanation: 
Centre of earth
Question 3
Consider the following statements about temples built under the patronage of an empire in medieval India:
  1. Temples built under this style are treasure houses of ornamental and decorative elements
  2. The emphasis of decoration is less on the grace of the human body
  3. The Vimana of some temples have a star-shaped plan
  4. These temples were built in Somnathpura and Belur
The statements given above refer to which one of the following empires?
A
Hoysalas
B
Chalukyas of Badami
C
Western Ganga Dynasty
D
Rashtrakutas
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Question 3 Explanation: 
  • The temples built in the 12-13th centuries under the patronage of the Hoysalas of Mysore, are at Somnathpur, Belur and Halebid.
  • The well-known Kesava temple at Somnathpur, and the Hoysala temple at Halebid and Belur are veritable treasure houses of ornamental and decorative elements, carved in niches, and intricate vegetal and floral carvings.
  • Not an inch of space is left uncarved. The decoration is elaborate, the emphasis being more on ornamentation than movement or the grace of the human body.

CCRT: Temple Architecture ;

CCRT: Medieval School of Sculpture ; "

Question 4
With regard to the great Indian one horned rhinoceros which of the following are correct?
  1. It is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List.
  2. Alluvial flood plains with tall grasslands are their preferred habitat.
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 5
Consider the following statements about East Asia Sumit(EAS):
    1. India is an associate member of EAS.
    2. EAS regional forum held bi-annually by leaders of 18 countries in the East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian regions.
    3. There are six priority areas of regional cooperation within the framework of the EAS.
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?
A
1 and 2
B
3 only
C
2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 5 Explanation: 
  • The East Asia Summit, a grouping of 18 countries including India as full time member.
  • EAS is an initiative of ASEAN and is based on the premise of the centrality of ASEAN.
  • It is a forum held annually by leaders of 18 countries in the East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian regions.
  • The first summit was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 14 December 2005.
  • There are six priority areas of regional cooperation within the framework of the EAS.

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