UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 142

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 142

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Mixed Cropping is the practice of
A
Growing two or more crops simultaneously on the same piece of land
B
Growing crops and rearing livestock simultaneously
C
Growing different crops on a piece of land in a preplanned succession
D
Growing fodder crops along with livestock
Question 1 Explanation: 
Growing two or more crops simultaneously on the same piece of land.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
'East Turkistan Islamic Movement' refers to an insurgency in which one of the following countries?
A
China
B
Turkistan
C
Turkey
D
Iraq
Question 2 Explanation: 

"The mobilisation of the armed forces in Urumqi (capital of Xinjiang Autonomous Region) followed the mid-February knife-attack near Hotan, in which eight people were killed. These killings are the result of an ethnic Uighur militancy, which has been draped as an identity and power contest between the indigenous Uighurs and Han settlers of Xinjiang."

  • According to Wikipedia , "The Turkistan Islamic Party or Turkistan Islamic Movement, formerly known as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, is an Islamic extremist separatist organization founded by Uyghur militants in western China. Its stated goals are to establish an independent state called "East Turkestan" in Xinjiang.

TH: A 'people's war' against terror ; "

Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is correct with respect to Syzygy position of the sun, earth and moon?
  1. All three of them are in a straight line in this position.
  2. It causes solar and lunar eclipses.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 3 Explanation: 
Both are correct.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
National Infrastructure and Investment Fund (NIIF) works under -
A
Union Ministry of Industries
B
Union Ministry of Finance
C
Union Ministry of Trade and Commerce
D
Union Ministry of Home affairs
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements about Stem cells:
    1. Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are pluripotent stem cells that can be generated directly from adult cells.
    2. Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) have an unlimited capacity for self-renewal in a differentiated state.
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 5 Explanation: 
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are adult cells that have been genetically reprogrammed to an embryonic stem cell-like state by being forced to express genes and factors important for maintaining the defining properties of embryonic stem cells.
  • Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent stem cells derived from the inner cell mass of a blastocyst, an early-stage pre-implantation embryo. They have an unlimited capacity for self-renewal in an undifferentiated state.
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There are 5 questions to complete.