UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 221

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 221

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. The Minto-Morley reforms were enacted through the Indian Councils Act, 1919.
  2. Lord Morley was the Secretary of State and Lord Minto was the Viceroy.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 1 Explanation: 
Only statement 2 is correct. Morley Minto Reforms were enacted through the Indian Councils Act 1909. Read .
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements,
  1. In the collegium system of appointment of judges the government could return for reconsideration a name sent by the collegium.
  2. If the collegium reiterated its view, then it is binding on the 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]
Consider the following statements with respect to Gram Swaraj Abhiyan: 1)It is a Central Sector Scheme of the Government of India 2)This scheme will extend to all States and UTs of the Country and will also include institutions of rural local government in non-Part IX areas, where Panchayats do not exist. 3)Centre:State funding pattern for State Component will be 60:40 for all States, except North East and Hill States where Centre:State funding pattern will be 90:10. For all Union Territories (UTs) (with and without legislatures), the Central share will be 100%. Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1,2 and 3
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today gave its approval for restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA). This scheme will extend to all States and UTs of the Country and will also include institutions of rural local government in non-Part IX areas, where Panchayats do not exist. The scheme will have both Central Component - National Level activities including "National Plan of Technical Assistance", "Mission Mode project on e-Panchayat", "Incentivization of Panchayats" and State component - Capacity Building of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs). The Central Component will be fully funded by the Government of India. However, Centre:State funding pattern for State Component will be 60:40 for all States, except North East and Hill States where Centre:State funding pattern will be 90:10. For all Union Territories (UTs) (with and without legislatures), the Central share will be 100%.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements
  1. Thwaites Glacier is an Antarctic glacier.
  2. It flows into Pine Island Bay, part of the Amundsen Sea
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
1 and 2 both
D
None of the above
Question 4 Explanation: 
Thwaites Glacier is an Antarctic glacier. It flows into Pine Island Bay, part of the Amundsen Sea. Recently, a NASA-led study has discovered a giant cavity growing at the bottom of the Thwaites Glacier
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct regarding public and private bills?
  1. Passing of Public bill and Private Bill is governed by the same process.
  2. A minister cannot introduce a private bill.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 5 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2
There are 5 questions to complete.