UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 118

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 118

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Question 1
Consider the following about convectional rainfall
  1. Convectional rain is a characteristic of equatorial regions.
  2. It mostly forms cumulous clouds.
Select from the codes below
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both
D
None
EVS Questions answers

Question 1 Explanation: 
  • The, air on being heated, becomes light and
    rises up in convection currents. As it rises, it
    expands and loses heat and consequently,
    condensation takes place and cumulous
    clouds are formed
  • Such rain is common in the summer or
    in the hotter part of the day. It is very common
    in the equatorial regions and interior parts of
    the continents, particularly in the northern hemisphere
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Question 2
According to 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, the chairperson of the Panchayat at the village level is elected
A
Directly elected by the people.
B
Indirectly from amongst the elected members of Panchayat.
C
Through nominated by the Gram Sabha from amongst its members.
D
As per the manner as the state legislature determines
EVS Questions answers

Question 2 Explanation: 
The chairperson of a Panchayat at the village level shall be elected in such manner as the state legislature determines.
Question 3
Recently which state Forest Department has sighted 146 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins?
A
West Bengal
B
Odissa
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu
Biology Questions answers

Question 3 Explanation: 
Odisha Forest Department officials, wildlife experts and researchers on Sunday sighted 146 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Chilika Lake, which boasts of the highest single lagoon population of the aquatic mammal in the world. The dolphin census was simultaneously taken up in Chilika and off Odisha coast. The Chilika Development Authority (CDA) is elated that the direct sighting of 146 dolphins meant that its population in the lake would stabilise well above 150. According to last year's census, the Irrawaddy dolphin population in Chilika was 151.
Question 4
The Rajasthan Government recently launched a district-level campaign, "Sajha Abhiyan", in association with the United Nations Children's Fund and the UN Population Fund. This campaign has been launched in a bid to
A
Make Rajasthan child marriage-free.
B
Rid the state of female foeticide.
C
Provide adolescents and young adults alike, comprehensive sexual health education.
D
a, b and c.
Current affairs Questions answers

Question 4 Explanation: 

Under the banner of "Sajha Abhiyan" of the Rajasthan government, UNFPA and UNICEF, a district-level Abhiyan Yatra was flagged off in Dausa on Tuesday for complete elimination of child marriages in the State. Child marriage in Rajasthan continues to be much higher than the national average. In order to address the issue, the State government, with the support of UNFPA and UNICEF, has taken the lead in developing a comprehensive strategy and action plan for doing away with the marriages of minor boys and girls.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/rajasthan-drive-to-end-child-marriages/article9268762.ece "

Question 5
  1. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?
NP/WS State
  1. Guindy National Park Tamil Nadu
  2. Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary Uttarakhand
  3. Anshi National Park Goa
  4. Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary Jharkhand
Select the correct answer using the code below:
A
1, 2 and 4
B
3 and 4
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1 and 4
UPSC Questions answers

Question 5 Explanation: 
  • Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary: Himachal Pradesh
  • Anshi National Park: Karnataka
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There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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