UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 135

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 135

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are major sources of direct tax revenue at the third tier of government?
  1. Property taxes
  2. Professional taxes
  3. Land tax
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
Question 1 Explanation: 
1 and 2 only
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct regarding the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana?
  1. It aims at providing senior citizens, belonging to BPL category and suffering from any of the age-related disability/infirmity Low vision, Hearing impairment, Loss of teeth and Locomotor disability, with assisted-living devices.
  2. It is fully funded by the Central Government.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the tripartite contest after Harsha, which of the following belonged to Rajput clan
A
Rashtrakutas
B
Palas
C
Pratiharas
D
None of the above
Question 3 Explanation: 
  • Gurjara-Pratiharas were the earliest of the Rajput rulers. Pratiharas involved themselves in a threecornered contest with the Palas of Bengal and the Rashtrakutas of Deccan.

Source - Chapter 15, Class 11th Tamil Nadu "

Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements about Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS),
  1. KPCS was launched in 2013.
  2. India is the founding member of KPCS and is the current chair of the scheme.
  3. The Kimberley Process (KP) is a commitment to remove conflict diamonds from
the global supply chain. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 2
B
2, 3
C
1, 3
D
1, 2, 3
Question 4 Explanation: 

The Kimberley Process (KP) is a commitment to remove conflict diamonds from the global supply chain. Today, participants actively prevent 99.8% of the worldwide trade. Uniting governments, civil society and the wider industry, the Kimberley Process (KP) defines conflict diamonds as: 'rough diamonds used to finance wars against governments' - around the world. It was established in 2003.

Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Blue Helmets, which is often seen in news, is related to
A
Human rights activists group in Northern Africa.
B
Campaign for restoring democracy in war torn countries around the world.
C
UN Peacekeepers who provide security and the political and peace building support to countries in conflict.
D
None of the above
Question 5 Explanation: 
There are 5 questions to complete.