UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 2

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 2

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Question 91
Representation of Peoples Act 1951 (RPA Act 1951) provided for the following:
  1. Delimitation of constituencies.
  2. Allocation of seats in the Parliament and state legislatures.
  3. Registration of political parties.
  4. Election offences.
A
1,2 and 3 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
3 and 4 only
D
1,2,3 and 4


Question 91 Explanation: 
Representation of Peoples Act 1951 (RPA Act 1951) provides for the following
  • Actual conduct of elections.
  • Administrative machinery for conducting elections.
  • Poll.
  • Election offences.
  • Election disputes.
  • By-elections.
  • Registration of political parties.

Representation of Peoples Act 1950 (RPA Act 1950) provides for the following :

  • Qualification of voters.
  • Preparation of electoral rolls.
  • Delimitation of constituencies.
  • Allocation of seats in the Parliament and state legislatures.
Question 92
Consider the following statements
    1. Tipu Sultan devised a land revenue system based on detailed surveys and classification
    2. Tipu Sultan sent emissaries to foreign states, including the Ottoman Empire, Afghanistan and France
    3. Tipu found the Jacobin Club of Mysore for 'framing laws comfortable with the laws of the Republic'
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 and 2
B
3 only
C
2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3


Question 92 Explanation: 
  • Tipu Sultan devised a land revenue system based on detailed surveys and classification, in which the tax was imposed directly on the peasant, and collected through salaried agents in cash, widening the state's resource base.
  • Modernised agriculture, gave tax breaks for developing wasteland, built irrigation infrastructure and repaired old dams, and promoted agricultural manufacturing and sericulture. Built a navy to support trade.
  • Tipu remained an implacable enemy of the British East India Company, sparking conflict with his attack on British-allied Travancore in 1789. In the Third Anglo-Mysore War, he was forced into the Treaty of Seringapatam, losing a number of previously conquered territories, including Malabar and Mangalore. He sent emissaries to foreign states, including the Ottoman Empire, Afghanistan, and France, in an attempt to rally opposition to the British.
  • In 1794, with the support of French Republican officers, Tipu helped found the Jacobin Club of Mysore for 'framing laws comfortable with the laws of the Republic'. He planted a Liberty Tree and declared himself Citizen Tipo.

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Question 93
Which of the following rulers are referred to as Andhras in the Puranas?
A
Chalukya
B
Kanva
C
Satavahana
D
Pallava


Question 93 Explanation: 
Satavahana
Question 94
The Food Sustainability Index ranks 67 countries on food system sustainability. This index has been developed by
A
World Economic Forum
B
International Food Policy and Research Institute
C
Barilla Centre for Food and Nutrition
D
International Centre for Agricultural Research


Question 94 Explanation: 

The Food Sustainability Index (FSI - developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit with the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition) ranks 67 countries on food system sustainability. It is a quantitative and

qualitative benchmarking model that measures the sustainability of food systems across three categories: Food Loss and Waste, Sustainable Agriculture and Nutritional Challenges. The index has three key types of
performance indicators-environmental, societal and economic.

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Question 95
Which one of the following is not regarded as part of the World Biodiversity Hotspots?
A
Andaman group of islands
B
Nicobar group of islands
C
Western Himalayas
D
Western Ghats


Question 95 Explanation: 

Biodiversity Hotspots in India

  • Himalaya: Includes the entire Indian Himalayan region (and that falling in Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar)
  • Indo-Burma: Includes entire North-eastern India, except Assam and Andaman group of Islands (and Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and southern China)
  • Sundalands: Includes Nicobar group of Islands (and Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Philippines)
  • Western Ghats and Sri Lanka: Includes entire Western Ghats (and Sri Lanka)

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