UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 266

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 266

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Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
The campaigns and associations before the establishment of Indian National Congress were:
  1. against Vernacular Press Act
  2. against Arms Act
  3. against reduction in minimum age for appearing in Indian Civil Service
Select the correct code:
A
1, 2
B
2, 3
C
1, 3
D
1, 2, 3
GK (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) Questions answers
Question 11 Explanation: 

The associations organised various campaigns before the Indian National Congress appeared on the scene. These campaigns were-

(i) for imposition of import duty on cotton (1875)

(ii) for Indianisation of government service (1878-79)

(iii) against Lytton's Afghan adventure

(iv) against Arms Act (1878)

(v) against Vernacular Press Act (1878)

(vi) for right to join volunteer corps

(vii) against plantation labour and against Inland Emigration Act

(viii) in support of Ilbert Bill

(ix) for an All India Fund for Political Agitation (x) campaign in Britain to vote for pro-India party

(xi) against reduction in maximum age for appearing in Indian Civil Service; the Indian Association took up this question and organised an all-India agitation against it, popularly known as the Indian Civil Service agitation.

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Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Apart from China, which other country/countries has/have military bases in Djibouti, a country at the Horn of Africa?
  1. USA
  2. Japan
  3. France
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A
1 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 12 Explanation: 
  • China says the support base will be used for peacekeeping and humanitarian aid in Africa and West Asia.
  • It will also be used for military co-operation, naval exercises and rescue missions, Xinhua said.
  • Chinese state-run Global Times pointed out that the US, Japan and France also have military bases in Djibouti.

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Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements
  1. In the context of MSP and Market price, Increase government procurement above normal production will always have an increasing effect on the market price of the commodity.
  2. MSP commodity refers to the price at which govt. procures the commodity from producers/manufactures for maintaining the buffer stock or the public distribution system
  3. MSP is announced by CACP (Commission For Agriculture Cost and Prices) on the recommendation of GOI, Min of Agriculture.
Select the correct answer using the code given below
A
1 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
None of the above
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Question 13 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is incorrect: Increase government procurement above normal production will not have an increasing effect on the market price if the MSP is fixed at the level where market price will never reach.

Statement 2 is incorrect: This is a definition of Procurement price not MSP.

Statement 3 is incorrect: MSP is announced by GOI on recommendation of CACP.

Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements regarding BS-VI Emission Norms.
  1. Bharat Stage norms are the automotive emission normswhich the automotive manufacturers have to comply to sell their vehicles in India.
  2. Only those vehicles will be sold and registered in India from 1st April 2020 onwards, which comply to these norms.
  3. These norms are applicable to all two wheelers, three wheelers, four wheelers, construction equipment vehicles and Armoured and Specialised Vehicles of Armed/ Paramilitary Forces.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 3
B
1, 2
C
1 only
D
1, 2, 3
KBC Questions answers
Question 14 Explanation: 

Armoured and Specialised Vehicles of Armed/ Paramilitary Forces Exempted from BS-VI Emission Norms that will Come into Force in April 2020. The exemption has been granted because these vehicles operate in remote and inhospitable terrains with most challenging operational and environmental conditions.

Bharat Stage norms are the automotive emission norms which the automotive manufacturers have to comply to sell their vehicles in India.

These norms are applicable to all two wheelers, three wheelers, four wheelers and construction equipment vehicles.

Only those vehicles will be sold and registered in India from 1st April 2020 onwards, which comply to these norms.

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Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
'G4', which wants an increase in the number of permanent seats in the U.N. Security Council, does not include which one of the following countries?
A
South Africa
B
Japan
C
Germany
D
Brazil
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Question 15 Explanation: 
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The G4 nations are - Brazil, Germany, India and Japan.

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/let-us-be-realistic-about-the-unsc/article21284696.ece ;

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