UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 224

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 224

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Question 1
The drainage pattern of an area is the outcome of which of the following factors

  1. Geological time period.
  2. Nature of rocks
  3. Structure of rocks
  4. Topography
  5. Amount of water flowing and periodicity of the flow.

Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

A
1, 2 , 3 only
B
1, 2, 3, 4 only
C
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
D
2, 3, 4, 5 only
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Question 1 Explanation: 

The flow of water through well-defined channels is known as 'drainage' and the network of such channels is called a 'drainage system'. The drainage pattern of an area is the outcome of the ecological time period, nature and structure of rocks, topography, slope, amount of water flowing and the periodicity of the flow. "

Question 2
Consider the following statements with respect to Geranium Plant:
1. It is indigenous to India
2. It is used in manufacturing of essential oils
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: 
CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) has developed a new low-cost technology to produce Geranium saplings. Geranium plant is originally from South Africa and is predominantly used in manufacturing essential oils. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent. It also has several medicinal values. In India, the plant is cultivated in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and North Eastern Regions.
Question 3
Consider the following statements with respect to 'Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)'
  1. It is set up under the Companies Act, 2013 as a professional accounting body of India.
  2. It is solely responsible for setting the Standards on Auditing (SAs) to be followed in the audit of financial statements in India.
Select the correct statements
A
1 Only
B
2 Only
C
Both
D
None
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Question 3 Explanation: 
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is the national professional accounting body of India. It was established on 1 July 1949 as a statutory body under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 enacted by the Parliament (acting as the provisional Parliament of India) to regulate the profession of Chartered Accountancy in India. ICAI is the second largest professional Accounting & Finance body in the world. ICAI is the only licensing cum regulating body of the financial audit and accountancy profession in India. It recommends the accounting standards to be followed by companies in India to National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards (NACAS) and sets the accounting standards to be followed by other types of organisations. ICAI is solely responsible for setting the Standards on Auditing (SAs) to be followed in the audit of financial statements in India. It also issues other technical standards like Standards on Internal Audit (SIA), Corporate Affairs Standards (CAS) etc. to be followed by practicing Chartered Accountants. It works closely with the Government of India, Reserve Bank of India and the Securities and Exchange Board of India in formulating and enforcing such standards.

THINK!

  • IndAS
  • National Financial Reporting Authority
Question 4
Which of the following pollutants are considered for Air Quality Index in India?
  1. Carbon Dioxide
  2. Nitrogen Dioxide
  3. Sulphur Dioxide
  4. Carbon Monoxide
  5. Ozone
  6. Ammonia
  7. Lead
A
1,2,3,4,6
B
1,2,3,4,7
C
2,3,4,5,6,7
D
All
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Question 4 Explanation: 

The pollutants considered are PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2, CO, O3, NH3, and Pb. "

Question 5
Which of the following countries are the members of ASEAN Plus Six?
  1. a) China, Japan, South Korea
  2. b) Australia, New Zealand, India
  3. c) Indonesia, India, Australia
  4. d) Australia, Japan, India
A
Only A
B
Only B
C
Both A and B
D
Both B and C
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Question 5 Explanation: 
ASEAN became ASEAN Plus Six with additional countries: Australia, New Zealand and India. Codification of the relations between these nations has seen progress through the development of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a proposed free-trade agreement involving the 16 countries of ASEAN plus six. RCEP would, in part, allow the members to protect local sectors and give more time to comply with the aim for developed country members.
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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