UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 249

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 249

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Question 1
Which among the following correctly describes the term 'Usual Principal Status'?
A
Comparison of GDP of two different nations
B
Principal amount invested by a person in the bank on a particular interest
C
Status of Non-performing assets
D
Employment status of a worker
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Question 1 Explanation: 
Usual Principal Status (UPS) or Usual Status (PS)

The status of activity on which a person has spent relatively longer time of the preceding 365 days prior to the date of survey is considered to be the usual principal activity status of the person.The Usual Principal Activity status (UPS), written as Usual Status (PS), is determined using the majority time criterion and refers to the activity status on which h/she spent longer part of the year. Principal usual activity status is further used to classify him in/out the labour force. For instance, if an individual was 'working' and/or was 'seeking or available for work' for major part of the year preceding the date of survey then h/she is considered as being part of the 'Labour Force'. For example if an individual reports as having worked and sought/available for work for seven months during the year or having sought or available for work for seven months then h/she is classified as being in the Labour Force.

Question 2
Consider the following statements about the Narcondam hornbill:
  1. It is endemic to the Narcondam Island in the Andaman.
  2. It has 'endangered' status on the IUCN Red List.
Which of the above statements 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: 
Both are correct.
Question 3
'Global Talent Competitiveness Index' is compiled by
A
Economist Intelligence Unit
B
INSEAD
C
World Economic Forum
D
London School of Economics
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Question 3 Explanation: 
The GTCI report compiled by INSEAD in collaboration with human resource firm Addeco and Google.
Question 4
Consider the following statements
  1. The Bogibeel bridge spans the River Barak between Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts of Assam
  2. The Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam, is India's longest river bridge.
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
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Question 4 Explanation: 
  • The Bogibeel bridge spans the River Brahmaputra between Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts of Assam and is India's longest rail-road bridge
  • Dhola-Sadiya bridge built over river Lohit, a tributary of River Brahmaputra, links Dhola in Assam to Sadiya in Arunachal Pradesh and is India's longest river bridge (9.15 km long)
Question 5
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. During the Lower Palaeolithic age, tools like axes and choppers were used.
  2. The earliest Lower Palaeolithic age site in India is in Bori, Maharashtra.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both are correct
D
Both are incorrect
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