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S Vijay Jagadeesh
YouTube-Victor Growth IAS | UPSC CSE Interview TWiCE |Current Affairs,Geography,History,Polity,Economics,IR.

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Hi Sanjeev Sir, Greetings of the Day I m Hsrsh Bhagor from Jaipur appearing in SSB on 5th March 2019 at Allahabad, I would like to seek your precise guidance for this could you pl provide me your phone My no is 7014864775 Regard Harsh Bhagor Jaipur
  1. 2. The Government would release all persons undergoing sentences of imprisonment for their activities in the civil disobedience movement. 3. Manufacture of salt by Indians will be allowed 4. The Congress would discontinue the Non- Cooperation Movement Select the correct answer using codes below: a. 1,3 and 4 Only c. 1, 2 and 4 Only b. 2,3 and 4 Only d. 1,2 and 3 Only 15. Which of the following words were added by 42nd Amendment Act to the Preamble? 1. Socialist 2. Secular 3. Sovereign 4. Integrity Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 2 only c. 1, 2 and 4 only b. 2 and 4 only d. 1, 3 and 4 only 16. With reference to whip (politics), Consider the following statements: 1. A whip is responsible for a party's discipline and behavior in the Parliament of India. 2. In some specific situations a whip may not direct the MPs to vote in a specific manner Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2


  2. 17. With reference to Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme, Consider the following statements: 1. The scheme is a bi-ministerial effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development and Health & Family Welfare. 2. The Cabinet has further approved the expansion of the scheme with multi-sectoral intervention. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 b. 2 only 18. With reference to "National Solar Mission", which of the following statement is/are correct? 1. India has achieved the original target of the mission 2. Mission is aimed at reducing the cost of solar power generation in the country Select the correct answer using the codes given below a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 19. With reference to Indus script, recently in news, consider the following statements 1. The characters of the script are largely pictorial but include abstract signs.


  3. 2. Scientists have found out that Indus script was written from right to left. Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 20. With reference to "Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana", recently in news, consider the following statements: 1. Under the scheme, BPL household can choose between accredited public and private hospitals. 2. The premium cost for enrolled beneficiaries under the scheme is covered by Government of India. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 21. Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP)-2016, focuses on institutionalising, streamlining and simplifying defence procurement procedure to give a boost to "Make in India". In line with this principles , Which among the following is given the top priority? a. Buy (Indian) c. Buy (Indian-IDDM) b. Buy and Make (Indian) d. Buy (Global) 22. Consider the following statements with respect to 'Cess': 10


  4. 1. Cess is tax on tax 2. Cess is a temporary tax. 3. It is levied by government for a special purpose. Choose the correct option? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. All the above 23. Consider the following statements with respect to GST: 1. It is passed by 100th Amendment. 2. It reduces cascading effect of taxes. 3. It facilitates ease of doing business in India. Choose the correct option? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 2 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. 1 only 24. Which of the following is NOT an objective of FRBM Act, 2003? a. Reduce India's fiscal deficit. macroeconomic management. C. To move forward to a balanced budget. d.To reduce inflation. Improve 25. Identify the Incorrectly matched pair. National Park: River a. Kaziranga : Brahmaputra b. Valmikhi: Kosi


  5. c. Dibru Saikowa: Lohit d. Nameri : Jia Bhoroli 26. Consider following statements with respect to Paris Agreement 1. It is an international agreement to combat climate change. 2. From 30 November to 11 December 2015, the governments of 195 nations gathered in Paris to discuss on it. 3. Vision of Paris Agreement is to keep global temperature "well below" 2 C (3.6F) of the pre- industrial level Which among the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 1, 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 only d. None 27. Identify the Biome type using the information given below 1. There are near no trees in this Biome. 2. Lowest form of vegetation like mosses, lichens are found in scattered manner. 3. Reindeers and wolves are found here. b. Tundra a. Taiga c. Conifers d. Savanna 12


  6. 28. Which of the following are Ramsar sites in India? 1. Sambar 2. Bhoj 3. Kolleru 4. Bhitterkanika a. 1 and 2 only b. 1,3 and 4 only c. 1 and 4 only d. All the above 29. Choose the correctly matched pairs Issues: Agents 1. Acid Rain: Oxides of nitrogen and sulphur 2. Ozone Depletion HFC 3. Global Warming: Carbon dioxide 4. Eutrophication: Nitrates and Phosphates a. 1,2 and 3 only b. 2 and 3 only c. 1,3 and 4 only d. All the above 30. Choose the correctly matched pair: AuthorsBooks 1. Barani - Taariq i Firuz shaahi 2. Abul Fazl Kitaab ul hind 13


  7. 3. Abbas Khan Sherwani - Taariq i Sher shaahi a. 1,2 and 3 c.2 and3 b. 1 and3 d.2 only 31. With reference to "Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Consider the following statements: 1. It is an initiative under Pradhan MantriKaushal Vikas Yojana. 2. It focuses mainly on individuals engaged in unregulated sectors. Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 32. Which of the following statements is/ are correct regarding the Home rule movement? 1. Tilak's league had more number of branches and tightly organized than Annie Besant's home rule league. 2. It was during this movement Tilak gave slogan Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it. 3. Tilak starts his home rule league only after Annie Besant starts her movement. Choose the correct answer from the codes given below: a. 1 only c. 1 and 2 only above b. 2 only d. None of the 14


  8. 33. The 'South-South cooperation', recently in the news, is related to the affairs of a. ASEAN c. OECD b. BRICS d. UN 34. Which of the following likely to increase the level of vehicular pollution? 1. Predominance of two stroke two wheelers. 2. Inadequate inspection and maintenance facilities. 3. Adulteration of fuel & fuel products. 4. Improper traffic management system & road conditions. Select the correct answer using the codes given below a. 1, 2 and 3 only c. 1, 3 and 4 only 4 b. 2 only d. 1, 2, 3 and 35. Which of the following newspapers was/were launched by Annie Besant? 1. New India 2. Young India 3. Commonweal Select the correct answer using the code given below. a. 3 only c. 1 and 3 only b. 1 and 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 15


  9. 36. With reference to the Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, consider the statements: 1. During the British rule, a person was to be punished with transportation for life or for any termor with imprisonment up to three years for violating the Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code 2. At present, a person a violating the Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code can be imprisoned with imprisonment for life or for three vears 3. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the first to be punished under this law Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 Only c. 1 and 3 Only d. Al b. 2 and 3 Only 37. Consider the following statements: 1. The original research done by Jagdish Chandra Bose and Prafulla ChandraRay was partly inspired by the Swadeshi movement Rabindranath's Amar Sonar Bangla National anthem of Bangladesh - was penned during the Swadeshi movement Which of the above statements is/are INCORRECT? a. 1 Only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 Only d. Neither 1 nor 2 16


  10. 38. At the Calcutta Congress session in 1906, when tension between moderates and extremists was brewing, Four important compromise resolutions were passed under the Presidentship of Dadabhai Naoroji. Which of the following is/are NOT one of them? 1. Swadeshi 3. National Education 2. Bovcott 4. Self - Government Select the correct answer using the codes below: a. 2 Only c. 4 Only b. 3 Only d. All four 39. With reference to split between moderates and extremists, consider the following statements: 1. Moderates wanted split in Congress as they were afraid of Government's use of power to destrov Congress itself 2. Impending Minto and Morley reforms gave hope to moderates about Indians sharing p administrative power in near future, encouraging them to split from extremists olitical and Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 Only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 Only d. Neither 1 nor 2 40. In the early decades after Permanent Settlement, many Zamindars failed to pay the revenue demand. This is because 17


  11. 1. There was fixed and high demand by the Company 2. Regardless of the harvest, revenue was to be paid in fixed prices 3. Authority and autonomy of zamindars were curbed by the British Which of the above reasons is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 Only c. 2 Only b. 1 Only d. All are correct 41. Consider the following statement with respect to continental drift theorv 1. Drifting of continents was caused by pole-fleeing and tidal force 2. Pole fleeing force relates to the revolution of earth and tidal force due to the attraction of the moon and the sun Which of the above given statement is/are NOT correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 42. Consider the statements about plate tectonics theory 1. Pacific plate is largely a continental plate and eurasian plate is largely oceanic plate. 18


  12. 2. The earth s lithosphere is divided into / major and some minor plates Which of the above statement is/are correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2 43. Consider the following statements about Biome 1. Earth contains many types of ecosystem and these ecosystem of large area is known as Biome 2. Biomes are broadly divided into 2 types terrestrial and aquatic Which of the following statement is/are correct? a.1 only b.2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 and 2 44. Consider the Following statements 1. Savanna biome refers to the vegetation community characterized by xeromorphic herbaceous plants scattered trees and middle laver of sparse shrubs 2. Deserts cover about one fifth of the earth's surface and occur mostly near the eastern margin of the continents 19


  13. 3. Boreal forests also has pure stand of trees. Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 3 only b. 3 only c. 1 and 2 only d. 1,2 and 3 47. The Biodiversity hotspot is a familiar term, which among the following defines it correctly a. A geographical area which is low in biodiversity and is conserved with high priority b. A geological area where the underlying mantle is anomalously hot compared to the surrounding mantle c. A geographical area which is under severe threat of global warming d. A geographical area which is high in biodiversity and is threatened with destruction 48. Consider the following statements 1.Ashtadhyayi is a descriptive grammer by Panini in Sanskrit 2. Lalitavistara is the most sacred Mahavana text which supplied literary material for the Buddhacarita of Asvaghosa. 3. Kalhan's Rajatarangini gives a detailed account of the kings of Kashmir. 21


  14. 1. Moderates believed in the capacity of the masses whereas theExtremists believed in the individual heroic actions. 2. Extremists believed in the use of boycott and passive resistance whereas Moderates used constitutional methods. 3. Extremists believed in direct action unlike the Moderates. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 only b. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 54. Which one of the following describes best the term 'Goldilocks' Economy a. An economy where unemployment caused by a mismatch between the skills and available job persists due to technological changes. b. An economy where jobless growth is persistent for a long period of time c. An economy that is operating in an optimal state by providing full employment and economic stability d. An economy with high growth rate as well as high inflation 55. Which of the following statements is correct in the context of Swadeshi movement? 24


  15. 60. With reference to the plague in Poona in 1897, consider the following statements: 1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak supported the measures taken by the government to control the plague. 2. Resentment against official plague measures resulted in assassination of Rand and Lt. Ayerst by the Chapekar brothers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 nor 2 61. Which of the following statements is/are NOT correct? 1, Vertical narrow walls of igneous rocks within the sedimentary layers are termed as dykes 2. Lacolith is a large blister or igneous mound with a dome -shaped upper surface 3. Lapolith is a lens shaped mass of igneous rocks occupying the crest of an anticline or the bottom of syncline 4. Phacolith is another variety of igneous intrusion with a saucer shape 5. Batholith is a huge mass of igneous rocks usually granite Choose from the below code: a. 3 and 4 only b. 5 only 27


  16. c. 2 and V only only d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 62. Consider the following statements 1. Crater is a circular depression as the top of volcano blown off 2. Volcanoes may have greatly enlarged depressions called Calderas 3. Lake Toba is a caldera lake Which of the above statements is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1,2 and 3 only 63. Consider the following statements 1. Krakatau is a small volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra 2. The 'pacific ring of fires' which has been estimated to nclude two thirds of the worlds volcanoes is zone of divergence Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 28


  17. 64. Consider the following statements 1. Gevsers are fountains of cold water 2. Almost all the world's geysers are confined to 3 major areas in Iceland, New Zealand and Canada Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 65. Imaginary lines that connects all points having the same depth below a water surface a. Isotherm c. Isobath b. Isoneplh d. Isobar 66. Consider the following statements 1.The seaward extension of the continent from shoreline to the continental edge is known as Continental slope 2.Abrupt change of gradient forms the Continental shelf 3.Long and narrow trenches that plunges as great Ocean slopes 4.Undulating plain lying two to three miles below sea level is called Abyssal plairn Which of the above statement is/are NOT correct? a.4 only c.1,2,3 and 4 b.1,2 and 3 only d.1 and 2 only 29


  18. 2. Ocean currents flowing from polar region towards equator with lower surface temperature is called cold oceanic current 3. Brazilian current and north pacific drift are examples of cold currents 4. Irminger currents is an examples of warm current Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 3 and 4 only abov b. 2,3 and 4 only d. All the 70. Consider the following statements about continental drift theory 1. Alfred Wegener is the one who put forth this 'the continental drift theorv 2. A huge continent was known as Panthalass:a 3. Panthalassa was surrounded by a mega ocean known as PANGAEA Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 2 and 3 only c. 1,2 and 3 b. 1 only d. None 71. With reference to the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojna, consider the following statements: 1, This scheme was launched as a part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign. 31


  19. 2. Under this scheme a deposit account can be opened at any time from the birth of a girl child till she attains the age of 18 years. 3. The account can be opened in an authorized branch of commercial banks only Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 and 2 only c. 1 only b. 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3 72. With reference to 'fly ash' produced by the power plants using coal as fuel, consider the following statements: 1. It can be used in the production of bricks for building construction. 2. It can be used as a replacement for some of the Portland cement contents of concrete. 3. It helps in reduction of greenhouse gases. Which of the statements given above is /are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 1 and 2 b. 2 only d. 3 only 73. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Yunani Medicine? 1. This system of medicine was based on the teachings of the Greek physician Hippocrates and Galen 2. This was practiced during Mughal period and in Muslim culture in South Asia. 32


  20. a. Strategy to tackle, the regional terrorism, an outcome of a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. b. Plan of action for sustainable economic growth in the Asia- Pacific Region, an outcome of the deliberations of the Asia- Pacific Economic Forum c. An agenda for protection of human rights of all refugees and migrants, regardless of status. d. A strategy to combat wildlife trafficking, a declaration of the East Asia Summit. 77. Consider the following statements with regard to first session of Indian National Congress: 1. It was held in Bombav. 2. It was presided over bv A. 0. Hume. 3. Muslim league participated in the first session of INC. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 only only c. 1 only only b. 2 and 3 d. 1 and 3 78. India Health Fund', sometimes seen in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 34


  21. c. 2 only d. 2 and 3 only 81. Global Financial System Report is released by which of the following? a. Financial Action Task Force b. International Monetary Fund c. Bank for International Settlements d. International Bank for reconstruction and Development 82. Consider the following pairs: Tradition 1. Bhaona 2. Bathukamma 3. Yakshagana Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 3 only State Assam Telengana TamilNadu b. 1 and2 d. 2 and3 83. India enacted Biological Diversity Act, 2002 in order to meet the obligations of a. UNFCCC Panel on Climate Change c. UNEP b. The Intergovernmental d. UNCBD 84. Consider the following pairs: Geographical Identity Tag - State 36


  22. 1. Chakshesang shawls -Nagaland 2. Gobindobhog Rice 3. Alphonso Mango Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 3 only Odisha Karnataka b. 1 and 2 d. 2 and 3 85. In which one of the following State Orang National Park is located? a. Arunachal Pradesh c. Manipur b. Assam d. Meghalaya 86. With reference to digital payments, consider the following statements: 1. Unified Payment Interface (UPI) is real time interbank payment system to send or request money. 2. It has been developed by National Payment Corporation of India which also developed the IMPS method 3. Founded in 2008, NPCI is a not-for-profit organisation registered under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. 2 and 3 b. 1 and 2 d. 1, 2 and 3 87. Consider the following statements: 37


  23. 1. The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 replaced the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA),1973 2. Enforcement Directorate is under the charge of Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 88. Consider the following countries: 1. Uzbekistan 2. Iran 3. Kazakhstan 4. Kyrgyzstan 5. India 6. Qatar Which of the above are among the members of Asghabat Agreement? a 1, 2, 3 and 5 c. 1, 3, 4 and 5 b. 2, 4, 5 and 6 d, 2, 3, 4 and 6 89. Consider the following statements: 1. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) is directly correlative to the amount of pollution (that cannot be oxidised biologically) in a sample of water 38


  24. 2. Higher Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) shows that the water body has more oxygen in it. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 nor 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 90. Consider the following statements 1. Magma may cool and solidify within the crust as plutonic rocks resulting in extrusive landforms. 2. Magma that reaches the surface and solidify to form intrusive landform Which of the above statement is/are correct? a. 1 only c. Both 1 and 2 and 2 b. 2 only d. Neither 1 91. Consider the following statements about 'Global 200' 1. It is the list of eco-regions identified by IUCN 2. A conservation status is assigned to each eco-region in the Global 200: critical or endangered; vulnerable; and relatively stable or intact Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only 39


  25. 1. It is a global member-owned cooperative body that holds funds, manages accounts and transfers funds on behalf of customers through secure financial messaging services. 2. It aims to bring the financial community together through a set of defined standards and market practices, 3. It is headquartered in Belgium Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1, 2 and 3 c. 1 and 3 only b. 1 only d. 2 and 3 only 95. Which of the following statements is/are correct about Earth Hour'? 1. It is an initiative of UNEP 2. It is a movement in which the participants switch off the lights for one hour on a certain day every year. 3. It is a movement to raise the awareness about the climate change and the need to save the planet. Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only b. 2 only d. 1, 2 and 3 96. Which of the following statements is/are true about Moderates of Indian National Movement? 1. Economic critique of British Raj is the contribution of moderates in India. 41


  26. 2. They demanded greater participation of Indians Councils and greater control over finances. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: a. Only 1 c. Both in b. Only 2 d. None 97. Which of the following is/are objective(s) of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yoiana? 1. To incentivize the states that increases their investment in Agriculture and allied sector:s 2. To increase the production of cash crops over food grains 3. To address the agriculture and allied sectors in an integrated manner 4. To provide flexibility and autonomy to the States in planning and executing programmes for agriculture Select the correct answer using the code given below a. 4 only only c. 1, 3 and 4 only 4 . 1 and 2 d. 1, 2, 3 and 98. Consider the following statements about the 'Biofuture Platform', seen recently in the news: 1. It aims to accelerate development and deployment of modern sustainable low carbon alternatives to fossil based solutions in, among others, the transport sector 42