UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 254

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 254

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Question 1
Which of the following statements in the context of the subject of law is/are correct?
  1. Parole is an entitlement earned by spending specified periods in jail
  2. A furlough is granted to inmates only in an emergency
Select the correct answer using codes given below:
A
1 Only
B
2 Only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 1 Explanation: 
.

"In law, a furlough is an entitlement earned by spending specified periods in jail, while parole is granted only in an emergency. Both are considered necessary to help prisoners maintain continuity in their family life and help them avoid the ill-efects of protracted incarceration."

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-for-justice-in-equal-measure/article8078098.ece "

Question 2
Which of the following provisions of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (1992) or the Part IX of the Constitution is/are the compulsory provisions/features?
  1. Indirect elections to the post of chairperson of panchayats at the intermediate and district levels.
  2. 21 years to be the minimum age for contesting elections to panchayats.
  3. Providing reservation of seats (both members and chairpersons) for backward classes in panchayats at any level.
Select the correct answer code:
A
1, 2
B
3 only
C
2, 3
D
1, 2, 3
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Question 2 Explanation: 

Compulsory Provisions of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (1992) or the Part IX of the Constitution:

  1. Organisation of Gram Sabha in a village or group of villages.
  2. Establishment of panchayats at the village, intermediate and district levels.
  3. Direct elections to all seats in panchayats at the village, intermediate and district levels.
  4. Indirect elections to the post of chairperson of panchayats at the intermediate and district levels.
  5. 21 years to be the minimum age for contesting elections to panchayats.
  6. Reservation of seats (both members and chairpersons) for SCs and STs in panchayats at all the three levels.
  7. Reservation of one-third seats (both members and chairpersons) for women in panchayats at all the three levels.
  8. Fixing tenure of five years for panchayats at all levels and holding fresh elections within six months in the event of supersession of any panchayat.
  9. Establishment of a State Election Commission for conducting elections to the panchayats.
  10. Constitution of a State Finance Commission after every five years to review the financial position of the panchayats.
Question 3
Biologists have so far known, found and identified a large number of species in the plant and animal kingdom. In terms of number , the largest found and identified so far is from among the
A
Fungi
B
Plants
C
Insects
D
Bacteria
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Class insect of the animal kingdom with 7,50,000 species reported, in the largest single group in the both plant and animal kingdom
Question 4
Consider the following statements

1.Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY) is a social security scheme administered through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).

  1. It provides death and disability cover to persons between the age group of 18 yrs to 59 yrs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 4 Explanation: 

Aam Admi Bima Yojana (AABY) is a Government of India Social Security Scheme administered through LIC. It provides death and disability cover to persons between the age group of 18 yrs to 59 yrs.

It is a group insurance scheme providing insurance cover for a sum of Rs 30,000/- on natural death, Rs. 75,000/- on death or total permanent disability due to accident, Rs. 37,500/- for partial permanent disability due to accident. "

Question 5
Consider the following statements regarding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

1.RCEP is proposed between the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the six states with which ASEAN has existing FTAs.

2.RCEP is viewed as an alternative to the TPP trade agreement, which includes the United States but excludes China and India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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