UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 126

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 126

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Question 1
Consider the following statements

1.North East Rural Livelihood Project is a central Sector scheme externally aided by World Bank and implemented in four North Eastern States namely Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

2.North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme aims to fill up the gaps in creation of infrastructure in specified sectors till March, 2020.

Which of the 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 1 Explanation: 

Both the statements are correct. "

Question 2
Consider the following pairs:

Geographical Feature Region

  1. Pampas Tropical Grassland in South America
  2. Great Artesian Basin Africa
  3. Zagros Mountain West Asia
  4. Kalahari Desert Australia

Which of the pair given above is correctly matched?

A
1 only
B
1 and 3 only
C
3 only
D
None
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Question 2 Explanation: 

Pampas is a temperate grassland present in Argentina, Great Artesian Basin is in Australia and Kalahari desert is in Africa. "

Question 3
While delivering the presidential address, the Congress President who advocated the introduction of Roman script for Hindi language was:
A
Subhas Chandra Bose
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Abul Kalam Azad
D
Sarojini Naidu
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Subhas Chandra Bose
Question 4
The world famous Chipko Movement was spearheaded by this organization. It gives a great deal of importance to forest conservation in the Himalayas. The voluntary organization is?
A
Dasholi Gram Swarajya Mandal
B
Indian Environmental Society
C
The Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI)
D
Nav Uttarakhand Mandal
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Question 4 Explanation: 

Learning: Dasholi Gram Swarajya Mandal was set up at Gopeshwar, Chamoli District, U.P. in 1964.

Its aims are to encourage forest conservation and the use of forest products for self employment; to cut down soil erosion by encouraging volunteers to build embankments in the catchment areas and to plant trees.

Option (b) and (c): The Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI) and Indian Environmental Society are NGOs operating in India.

Q Source: Indian NGOs working on environmental causes

Question 5
Consider the following animals:
1. Asiatic lion
2. Markhor
3. Nilgiri Tahr Which of the above animal(s) is/are critically endangered as per the IUCN Red Data Book?
A
2 and 3 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
1 only
D
None of the above
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Question 5 Explanation: 
Asiatic Lion: Endangered

Markhor : Endangered

Nilgiri Tahr: Vulnerable

There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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