UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 151

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 151

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Question 1
Consider the following statements regarding the far side of the Moon.
  1. The far side of the Moon is the hemisphere of the Moon that always faces away from Earth.
  2. The far side of the Moon is shielded from radio transmissions from the Earth.
  3. China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft made the first landing on the far side of the Moon.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 2
B
1, 3
C
2, 3
D
1, 2, 3
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Question 1 Explanation: 

The far side of the Moon is the hemisphere of the Moon that always faces away from Earth. The far side's terrain is rugged with a multitude of impact craters and relatively few flat lunar maria compared to the near side. It has one of the largest craters in the Solar System, the South Pole-Aitken basin.

Chang'e 4 spacecraft made the first landing on the far side.

Because the far side of the Moon is shielded from radio transmissions from the Earth, it is considered a good location for placing radio telescopes for use by astronomers.

Question 2
Consider the following statements with respect to Fugitive Economic Offender Act, 2018:
1. The act defines FEO as an individual who has committed offences involving an amount of 1000 crore rupees or more
2. The act seeks to confiscate properties and assets of economic offenders that evade prosecution by remaining outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts
Which of the following below given codes are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 2 Explanation: 
Indian Parliament had passed the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act in 2018. The act seeks to confiscate properties and assets of economic offenders that evade prosecution by remaining outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts. The act defines FEO as an individual (a) who has committed offences involving an amount of 100 crore rupees or more and (b) has run away from India to avoid criminal prosecution. A special court has been established under the Prevention of Money laundering Act, 2002 to declare a person as a Fugitive Economic Offender.
Question 3
Consider the following statements regarding resolution process under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law 1) National Company Law Tribunal has to entertain or reject the application within 14 days of its receipt. 2) Both debtors and creditors can file an application for insolvency resolution. 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 3 Explanation: 
for resolution process the application of insolvency is submitted to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) by anyone of Financial Creditor or Operational Creditor or Corporate Debtor himself.

the application for initiation of insolvency resolution must be admitted or rejected by NCLT within 14 days of application before it.

Question 4
Consider the following statements regarding Official Secrets act 1) Law is applicable on government servants and citizens. 2) Both, person receiving the sensitive information and person passing the information can be punished. 3) Public authorities are not allowed to disclose any information under RTI which is prohibited by Official Secrets act. Which of the statements given above is/re correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
All of the above'
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Question 4 Explanation: 
The law, applicable to government servants and citizens, provides the framework for dealing with espionage, sedition, and other potential threats to the integrity of the nation.

Under Section 5, both the person communicating the information, and the person receiving the information, can be punished by the prosecuting agency.

Section 8(2) of the Right to Information Act (RTIA) says that notwithstanding anything in the OSA, and any of the exemptions permissible in accordance with Sub-section (1) (of Section 8 of the RTIA), a public authority may allow access to information if the public interest in its disclosure outweighs the harm to the protected interests.

Question 5
Consider the following statements regarding BRICS grouping.
  1. Not all BRICS members are the members of G20.
  2. Since 2009, the BRICS nations have met annually at formal summits.
  3. New Development Bank (NDB) is a multilateral development bank operated by the BRICS countries with each country contributing equally to its equity.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 2
B
2, 3
C
1, 3
D
2 only
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Question 5 Explanation: 

BRICS is the acronym coined for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

The BRICS members are known for their significant influence on regional affairs; all are members of G20. Since 2009, the BRICS nations have met annually at formal summits.

The main achievement of BRICS is the New Development Bank, with each country contributing equally to its equity.

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