UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 258

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 258

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the correct sequence of occurrence of the following rivers in India, as one proceeds from east to west along tropic of cancer?
1. Ken
2. Betwa
3. Son
4. Sabarmati
Which of the following is correct code?
A
3, 1, 2, 4
B
4, 2, 1, 3
C
4, 1, 2, 3
D
1, 3, 2, 4
Question 1 Explanation: 

The correct order from east to west is son, ken betwa and Sabarmati. River son is a tributary of Ganga, while ken and betwa are tributaries of Yamuna.
River Sabarmati is a west flowing river in state of Gujarat. "

Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Democracy Index 2019 is released by
A
Organisation of Economic Development and Cooperation
B
Transparency International
C
Economist Intelligence Unit
D
Amnesty International
Question 2 Explanation: 

The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a UK-based company. Its intention is to measure the state of democracy in 167 countries, of which 166 are sovereign states and 164 are UN member states. "

Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct?
  1. The Rajya Sabha Chairman has the power to suspend a member.
  2. While the Speaker is empowered to place a member under suspension, the authority for revocation of this order is not vested in him/her.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both are correct
D
Both are incorrect
Question 3 Explanation: 
Only 2 is correct. The Rajya Sabha Chairman does not have the power to suspend a member.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements: 1.India has pledged to eliminate the use of Multilayer Plastic by 2022. 2.Multilayered Plastics are not used for packaging of Food grade material. Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect ?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 4 Explanation: 
Statement 1 Incorrect- India won global acclaim for its "Beat Plastic Pollution" resolve declared on World Environment Day last year, under which it pledged to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022. So far, 22 States and Union Territories have joined the fight, announcing a ban on single-use plastics such as carry bags, cups, plates, cutlery, straws and thermocol products.

Statement 2 Incorrect -The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018. The amended Rules lay down that the phasing out of Multilayered Plastic (MLP) is now applicable to MLP, which are "non-recyclable, or non-energy recoverable, or with no alternate use.The Multi-layered Plastic (MLP) is most widely used in food packing Industries

Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Cabotage Law is related to
A
Civil Aviation
B
Military Aviation
C
Space Exploration
D
Shipping
Question 5 Explanation: 
Shipping
There are 5 questions to complete.