UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 114

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Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
If you travel by road from Moreh to Solapur, what is the minimum number of States within India through which you can travel, including the origin and the destination?
A
6
B
7
C
8
D
9
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Question 16 Explanation: 

Manipur and Maharashtra are the origin and destination states. Moreh is an important border town in Manipur, often in the news in the context of India-Myanmar connectivity and the Act/Look East Policy.

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Improvisation: PIB and PIB2 ;

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Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements about the features formed by a course of river:
1. Ox-bow lake and Delta are the depositional feature formed by a liver in its lower course.
2. Meander is formed during the middle course of a river.
3. The source or origin of river lies in the upper course of a river.
Which of the above statements are correct?
A
1, 2 and 3
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1 and 2 only
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Question 17 Explanation: 
The course of a river may be divided in 3 parts:
* Upper or Mountain Course (stage of youth): This begins at the source of river. The river is very swift here as it descends the steep slopes, forming deep, narrow and V-shaped valley. Other features of upper course are: Gorges, Rapids & waterfalls, River capture
* Middle or Valley Course (stage of maturity): Here, active erosion of banks widens the V-shaped valley. The volume of water increases with confluence of many tributaries and this increases river's load. Development of meanders is a common feature here. Water flowing under gravity rarely flows straight for long distance. A winding course develops and irregularities of the ground force the river to swing in loops, forming meanders. Other features of middle course are: Interlocking spurs, River cliffs.
* Lower or Plain Course (stage of old age): Here, the river moving downstram across a broad, level plain is heavy with debris brought down from upper course. The river deposits its sediments, build up its bed and forms extensive flood plains.
Main features are formation of Ox-bow lake, Delta and Flood plain.
In lower course of river, meander becomes more pronounced. The outside bend or concave bank is so rapidly eroded that the river becomes almost a complete circle. There will be a time when the river cuts through the narrow neck of the loop, abandoning an ox-bow lake (meaning dead lake). The river then flows straight.
Delta is formed when a river reaches the sea. The fine materials which have not been dropped by the river are deposited at its mouth, which forms a fan-shaped alluvial area called a Delta. "
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
In a vehicle affixed with which one of the following registration plates are you most definitely going to find a foreign national as an occupant?
A
Yellow plate with black text
B
Black plate with yellow text
C
Light blue plate with white lettering
D
Green plate with white lettering
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Question 18 Explanation: 

In the news ( PIB) : All Battery Operated Vehicles shall now exhibit their registration mark in Yellow colour on Green background for transport vehicles and for all other cases, in White colour on Green background.

ScoopWhoop :

  • Commercial vehicles such as trucks and taxis have a yellow number plate with black text.
  • Black number plate with yellow lettering - these are commercial vehicles available on rent for self-drive.
  • Light blue number plate - Vehicles belonging to foreign consulates bear white lettering on a light blue background.
  • Number plate with upward pointing arrow - Military vehicles.
  • Red coloured plate - The President of India and governors of states travel in official cars without license plates. They have the Emblem of India in gold, embossed on a red coloured plate.

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Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements:
  1. The Green Climate Fund is an initiative of UNEP.
  2. The aim of the GFC is to raise $1000 billion per year by 2020 for investing in low emission and climate resilient development projects.
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 19 Explanation: 
Convention on Climate Change) in 2011 in Durban, South Africa. However, the idea behind Green Climate Fund was first proposed at the Copenhagen Accord in 2009. It was formed by 194 countries. The aim of the GFC is to raise $100 billion per year by 2020 for investing in low emission and climate resilient development projects.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements regarding Airport Authority of India (AAI) 1.It is a statutory body. 2.It has banned use of multilayer plastics items across all airports in India. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 20 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is incorrect- The Airports Authority of India or AAI is a statutory body (created through the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994) working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India

Statement 2 is correct- The Airports Authority of India (AAI) imposed a ban on single-use plastic items at its 129 airports across the country.Single-use plastic items are used only once and then thrown in the trash. Various steps have been undertaken to eliminate single-use plastic items at passenger terminals and city side. These steps include banning of single-use plastic items like straws, plastic cutlery, plastic plates etc .

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