UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 233

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 233

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Question 1
Consider following statements
    1. Parliamentary privileges are certain rights and immunities enjoyed by members of Parliament, individually and collectively
    2. The Speaker and RS chairperson is the first level of scrutiny of a privilege motion in the house
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 1 Explanation: 
  • Parliamentary privileges are certain rights and immunities enjoyed by members of Parliament, individually and collectively, so that they can "effectively discharge their functions".
  • When any of these rights and immunities are disregarded, the offence is called a breach of privilege and is punishable under law of Parliament.
  • A notice is moved in the form of a motion by any member of either House against those being held guilty of breach of privilege. Each House also claims the right to punish as contempt actions which, while not breach of any specific privilege, are offences against its authority and dignity.
  • The Speaker or RS chairperson is the first level of scrutiny of a privilege motion in their respective house. The Speaker/Chair can decide on the privilege motion himself or herself or refer it to the privileges committee of Parliament. If the Speaker/Chair gives consent under Rule 222, the member concerned is given an opportunity to make a short statement

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Question 2
Consider the following statements regarding National Safai Karmcharis Finance & Development Corporation. 1) It functions under the function of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. 2) Is an Apex Institution for all round socio-economic upliftment of the Safai Karamcharis. Choose the correct statement
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 and 2
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Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement 1. Is correct - It functions under the function of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Statement 2. Is correct - National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC), 1997, as an Apex Institution for all round socio-economic upliftment of the Safai Karamcharis and their dependents and to extend concessional financial assistance to the Safai Karamcharis beneficiaries for establishment of income generating projects.

Question 3
Which of the following statements about the 'Government of India Floating Rate Bonds 2024' is Correct?
A
These Bonds are issued by the ministry of Finance.
B
Floating Rate Bonds are securities which do not have a fixed coupon rate.
C
Both A and B
D
Neither A nor B
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Floating Rate Bonds are securities which do not have a fixed coupon rate. The coupon is re-set at pre-announced intervals (say, every six months or one year) by adding a spread over a base rate. These are issued by RBI.
Question 4
Consider the following statements about 'Ethereum':
  1. Ethereum is acryptocurrency (form of digital money).
2.It is a decentralised payment networkthat allows anonymous payments to be sent across the internet without the need for a bank or other third party.
  1. Transactions are stored in a decentralised ledger, the blockchain, and are visible for everyone on the network to see.
  2. Like Bitcoin, the creator of Ethereum is unknown.
Which of the above statement/s is are correct?
A
1, 2 and 3
B
1, 3 and 4
C
1, 2 and 4
D
2, 3 and 4
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Question 4 Explanation: 
Statement 1, 2 and 3 is Correct:
  • Ethereum is a rising star of the cryptocurrency world. Closing in on the original digital currency bitcoin, it has swiftly become the second most valuable of the new payment methods.
  • Like bitcoin , it is a decentralised payment network, with its own cryptograpic currency, that allows anonymous payments to be sent across the internet without the need for a bank or other third party.
  • Transactions are stored in a decentralised ledger, the blockchain, and are visible for everyone on the network to see.
  • One of the biggest mysteries in the technology world is who created bitcoin. The infamous pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto has plagued cryptocurrency users and journalists who have sought to unmask the inventor. Unlike bitcoin, ethereum's creator has always been in the open.
  • A Canadian citizen born in Russia,VitalikButerin is its creator.
Question 5
Consider the following statements: Assertion (A): The human body's immune system cannot on its own destroy cancer Reason (R): Tumor cells destroy T-type White Blood Cells (WBCs) which assist B-type WBCs in production of antibodies Which of the above statements is/are true?
A
A and R both are true, and R is the correct explanation for A
B
A and R both are true, and R is the NOT the correct explanation for A
C
A is incorrect, R is correct
D
A is correct, R is incorrect
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Question 5 Explanation: 
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Tumor cells have been shown to avoid detection and destruction by immune system. Therefore, the patients are given substances called biological response modifiers such as -interferon which activates their immune system and helps in destroying the tumor.

T-type leukocytes, which assist B-type leukocytes in production of antibodies, are destroyed/reduce significantly in number when a person is attacked by the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV).

Page 156, 158, Biology for Class XII NCERT

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/a-unified-front-against-cancer/article8114436.ece "

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