UPSC Prelims Mock Test series -1 Answers 86 - 100
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3 86.Which among the following are non-constitutional body? 1 ) National commission for SC/ST 2) National commission for women 3) National commission for Minorities a)1 only c)1 and 2 only Explanation: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes which was set up under Article 338 of the Constitution in 1990 was bifurcated into two Commissions namely, National Commission for Scheduled Castes and National Commission for Scheduled Tribes after the 89th Constitutional (Amendment) Act, 2003. b)2 and 3 only d) 1,2,3
4 87.Who were Nath-Panthis? a) Followers of Goraknath b) Denounced caste system and privileges claimed by Brahmanas c) Preached tantra which was open to all irrespective of caste distinctions d) All the above Explanation: They were followers of goraknath and at one time they were popular all over north india. Many of these yogis belonged to lower castes
5 88.Who among the following was the first to introduce the system of subsidiary alliance in India? a) Lord Wellesley b) Lord Cornwallis c) Lord Dalhousie d) None of these Explanation: It was introduced by Dupleix, the French Governor of Pondicherry
89Who among the following organized the society of servants of God or Red shirts in north western India? a) Khan Abdul Ghaffar khan b) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad c) Hakim Ajmal khan d) Maulana Mohammed Ali Explanation: Khan Abdul Ghaffar khan is popularly known as Frontier Gandhi' who led the movement called as Red shirts movement.
7 90. Which of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect? i) The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIB) was proposed as an initiative by the government of India. ii) BRICS members China, India and Russia are the three largest shareholders of AllB shareholders of AlIB b) ii only d) Neither i nor ii a) i only c) Both i and ii Explanation: The Asian Infrastructure/nvestment Bank (AIB)Was proposed as an initiative by the government of China.
8 91. In which of the following countries India has NOT sent its peacekeeping mission? a) Lebanon c) Egypt b) South Sudan d) Congo Explanation. India has been the largest troop contributor to UN missions since its inception. So far India has taken part in 43 Peacekeeping missions with a total contribution exceeding 180,000 troops and a sianificant number of police personnel having been deployed pcepion. so far India has takern part in 43
9 92, Which of the following countries is currently not a member of G8 Nations a) USA c) Russia b) Italy d) United Kingdom
10 93. The process of decentralization was initiated in which of the following Acts? a) Government of India Act 1858 b) Indian Councils Act of 1892 a) Government of o c) Indian Councils Act of 1861 d) Charter Act of 1853 EXPLANATION-It initiated the process by restoring the legislative powers to the Bombay and Madras Presidencies.
14 97.Which among the following deals with the schedule 4 of the constitution? a) Allocation of seats in upper house to states and union territories b) Validation of certain acts and regulation c) Distribution of Subjects d) Administration of Tribal areas
17 100. What is 'project arrow"? a) Surveillance mechanism for the defence sector b) An initiative to save trees from giant buildings c) An initiative to transform department of posts d) A global project on climate change Explanation: it is an initiative to transform department of posts into a vibrant and responsive organisation and to make a visible and positive difference to quality and efficiency of service to the customers
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