UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 5

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 5

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements:
  1. Thermonuclear bombs are more powerful than fission bombs.
  2. Nuclear fusion is a process in which atomic nuclei are fused together to form heavier nuclei.
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
Question 1 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is correct. Hydrogen bombs, or thermonuclear bombs, are more powerful than atomic or "fission" bombs. The difference between thermonuclear bombs and fission bombs begins at the atomic level.

Statement 2 is correct. Nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei collide at a very high energy and fuse together into a new nucleus, e.g. helium.

Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If one starts moving towards Kanyakumari to Kolkata along Eastern Ghats, Which of the following mountains he/she witness from South to North

1.Javadi Hills

2.Shevaroy Hills

3.Nayagarh Hills

  1. Garhjat Hills

Select the correct answer using the code given below

A
1-2-3-4
B
2-1-3-4
C
2-3-1-4
D
2-1-4-3
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements regarding Mentor India Campaign

1.It is launched by Ministry of Skill and Development.

2.It is a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs.

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
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements:

1.Sautrantika and Sammitiya were the sects of Jainism.

2.Sarvastivadin held that the constituents of phenomena were not wholly momentary, but existed forever in a latent form.

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
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements regarding EChO Network.
  1. EChO Network is a World Bank program to encourage cross-disciplinary leadership in India with the specific focus of increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment.
  2. It aims to catalyse a new generation of Indians that can tackle real-world problems in medicine, agriculture, ecology, and technology.
  3. It includes interactive sessions with citizens, industry, academia, and the government.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 2
B
1, 3
C
2, 3
D
1, 2, 3
Question 5 Explanation: 

Indian Government has launched a network to encourage cross-disciplinary leadership- Called EChO Network.

Aim: To identify gaps in knowledge regarding environment and then train postdoctoral leaders in research and outreach on these topics, incorporating current public and private efforts.

Key features:

  • It will provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India with the specific focus of increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment.
  • The Network would develop a national network to catalyse a new generation of Indians who can synthesize interdisciplinary concepts and tackle real-world problems in medicine, agriculture, ecology, and technology.
  • Through interactive sessions with citizens, industry, academia, and the government, the Network will identify gaps in knowledge regarding selected topics in human and environmental ecosystems.

Source

There are 5 questions to complete.

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