UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 1

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 1

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies is a multilateral export control regime.
  2. India joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in 2016.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 1 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements regarding 'Armed Forces Tribunal Act', recently in news:
  • Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) established under Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007 to provide effective redressal mechanism for personnel of army only.
  • The act was passed on the basis of recommendation of 169th Law Commission Report
Which of the following statement(s) are correct?
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
None of the above
Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is incorrect. Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) is the military tribunal in India, established under Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007 to provide effective redressal mechanism for personnel of three armed forces.

Statement 2 is correct. The act was passed on the basis of recommendation of 169th Law Commission Report and various Supreme Court directives. Thus both statements are true

Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Akademik Lomonosov, recently seen in the news, refers to:
A
Russia's research station in the Arctic
B
Ballistic Missile tested by Russia
C
World's first floating nuclear power plant
D
World's largest nuclear submarine commissioned by Russia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Akademik Lomonosov, also called the "Floating Chernobyl". It is currently stationed in the port city of Murmansk. It has been designed and built by Rosatom, Russia's nuclear energy agency.

The 144-by-30-metre (472-by-98-foot) barge holds two reactors with two 35 megawatt nuclear reactors that are similar to those used to power icebreaker ships.The barge can produce enough electricity to power a town of 200,000 residents, far more than the 5,000 live in Russia's northernmost town

Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following are not correctly matched?
A
Manipuri Dance - Javeri Sisters
B
Odissi Dance - Guru Pankaj Charan Das
C
Kathak - Birju Maharaj
D
Bharatanatyam - Yamini Krishnamurthy
Question 4 Explanation: 

Yamini Krishnamurthy was the famous proponent of Kuchipudi dance. The other options are correctly matched. "

Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Recently, India has signed Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources with which country.
A
Japan
B
China
C
Sri Lanka
D
South Africa
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan

The MoC will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between India and Japan in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country. Further, the MoC entails exchange of information and technology between the two countries.

There are 5 questions to complete.

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