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Session 5 : Mock Test 2 for UPSC Prelims 2018 and 2019
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Sumant Kumar
B.Tech NIT Allahabad. Have written UPSC Mains 2 times with Physics. Channel "Sumant Kumar" on Youtube for Current Affairs Analysis.

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  2. Noctiluca algae Noctiluca algae is a parasite and occurs in patches or blooms in northern Arabian Sea O Its bioluminescence characteristic i.e. glow in dark has earned it name 'sea sparkle'. OThe algae compete with fish for food and choke their supply It also excretes large amounts of ammonia, which causes massive fish mortality. O Scientists have found that global warming is driving proliferation of Noctiluca algae (commonly known as sea tinkle), a harmful algae in Arabian Sea responsible for glowing of Mumbai's beaches in dark Impact of this Algae: O Warming of oceans due to global is increasing temperature differences among layers of sea water This temperature differences has slowed the upward transport of nutrients like silicate from ocean bottom, lowering its concentration at surface O Diatoms growing in surface water which need both sunlight and silicate to build their O On other hand, Noctiluca algae remain unaffected by these changes and prey on OThus, the study shows that intensifying global warming conditions will disrupt fish-food glass skeletons, fail to thrive when silicate is in short supply remaining diatoms chain and cause decline of fisheries in the region.


  3. Consider the following statements with reference to Mission Innovation: 1)lt was announced during COP 21 in Paris. 2)Department of Science & Technology is nodal agency coordinating and steering activities of Mission Innovation in India. 3)It aims to accelerate global clean energy innovation with the aim to make clean energy affordable. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3


  4. Consider the following statements with reference to Mission Innovation: Mission Innovation Dlt was announced by the leaders of 20 1)lt was announced during COP 21 in Paris. 2)Department of Science & Technology is nodal agency coordinating and steering activities of Mission Innovation in India 3)lt aims to accelerate global clean energy innovation with the aim to make clean countries that have a shared desire to accelerate global clean ener innovation during COP 21 in Paris. Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under Ministry of Science & Technology is nodal agency coordinating and steering activities of Mission Innovation (MI) in India energy affordable. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 Answer: B Olt aims to accelerate global clean energy innovation with the following aims to make clean energy affordable to address climate change to create green jobs and commercial opportunities


  5. Consider the following statements with reference to Global Conference on Cyber Space: 1)lt aims to establish internationally agreed 'rules of the road' for behavior in cyberspace. 2)The first edition of GCCS was held in Budapest in 2011. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2


  6. Consider the following statements Global Conference on Cyber Space with reference to Global ConferenceOa prestigious global event where international leaders on Cyber Space: policymakers, industry experts, think tanks, cyber wizards etc gather to deliberate on issues and challenges for optimally using cyber space 1) lt aims to establish internationally agreed 'rules of the road for behavior in cyberspace. Olt aims to establish internationally agreed 'rules of the road' for behavior in cyberspace 2) The first edition of GCCS was Recently, India organised the fifth edition of Global Conference on Cyber Space in New Delhi held in Budapest in 2011. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? lt witnessed representatives from 124 countries Theme: Cyber4All: A Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development. Goal: promote an inclusive Cyber Space with focus on policies and frameworks for inclusivity, sustainability, development, security safety & freedom, technology and partnerships for upholding digital democracy, maximizing collaboration for strengthening security and safety and advocating dialogue for digital diplomacy. a)1 only b)2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 Answer: (A) 1st edition of GCCS was held in London in 2011.


  7. Initiatives to secure "Digital India" from cyber threats: 1) the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team or CERT-In, India's national nodal agency responsible for dealing with cyber security incidents, established in 2004 2) National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (NCIIPC) 1) established in 2014 2) to augment the protection of critical information infrastructure in India 3) National Cyber Security Coordinator- established in 2015. 4) Plans to establish a National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC) are already in place 1) it will facilitate cyber-crime prevention, investigation and training for law enforcement agencies.


  8. Consider the following statements with reference to Indian National Movement: 1. First Muslim president of Indian National Congress annual sessions was Syed Badruddin Tyabji. 2. Sucheta Kriplani was the lady representative from India in the Second Round Table Conference. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2


  9. Consider the following statements with reference to Indian National Movement: Badruddin Tyabii (1844-1906) was an Indian lawver who served as the third President of the Indian National Congress. Incidentally, he was also the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress 1. First Muslim president of Indian National Congress annual sessions was Syed Badruddin Tyabji. 2. Sucheta Kriplani was the lady representative from India in the Second Round Table Conference 11st Indian Barrister in Bombay, became the 2nd Indian Chief Justice and was the founding member of Bombay presidency association Rahimtulla M. Sayani became the second Muslim President in 1896 INC Session- Calcutta 2nd Round Conference was held on 1931. Which of the statement(s) given aboveOGandhi represented Indian National Congress is/are correct? Sarojini Naidu represented Indian women. uwomen: Sarojini Naidu, Begum Jahanara a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2 Shahnawaz, Radhabai Subbarayan Indian National Congress: Mahatma Gandhi, A Rangaswami lyengar, Madan Mohan Malaviya Answer: A


  10. Consider the following statements with reference to strategic disinvestment: 1)The minimum shares to disinvest will be 51% 2)Only retail sale of shares will be done. 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


  11. Which of the following statements regarding strategic disinvestment is/are correct? 1)lt refers to dilution of shareholding of a loss making Central Public Sector unit only. 2)It involves transfer of management control from government to private sector 3)lt is overlooked by DIPAM. Select the correct answer using the codes given above. (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3


  12. Department of Investment and public Asset Management (DIPAM) 1)DIPAM is the nodal agency of MoF mandated to advise the Union Government in the matters of financial restructuring of PSUs and also for attracting investment through capital markets. 2)It will also deal with all matters relating to sale of Union Government's equity in PSUs through private placement or offer for sale or any other mode in the erstwhile Central PSUs. 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


  13. Consider the following with India Africa Knowledge Mission rererence to India Africa KnowledgeOis the joint programme of Ministry of Skill Development & Mission: Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and World Bank. lt identifies challenges in skill development in informal sector. lt studies the role of the federal and state governments and key institutional reforms for successful delivery of skills training. 1)It is a joint programme of Ministry of Skill Development and World Bank. 2) It identifies challenges in skill development in formal sector. Objectives of the India Africa Knowledge Mission: 3) It studies the role of federal and Oldentify the challenges of skills development in the informal state governments in successful delivery of skill training sector and discuss strategies for enhancing workforce productivity while deliberating upon TVET and its delivery models in India and Africa Which of the statements given above is/are correct? OStudy innovative models of employer-led skilling strategies for a) 1 and 2 only b)1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d)1, 2 and 3 enhancing industry competitiveness OStudy the role of the federal and state governments and key institutional reforms for successful delivery of skills training Discuss the longer formal training systems under TVET and its delivery models Answer: (B)


  14. What are the benefits of a GI Tag? a) Legal protection to the products b) Prevents unauthorised use of a GI tag products by c) Helps consumers to get quality products of desired d) All of the Above others traits Ans D


  15. What are the benefits of a GI Tag? a)Promotes economic prosperity of producers of GI tag goods by enhancing their demand in national and international markets. b)The GI tag allows the producers of the objects to claim a premium for their products. Thus, it is financially beneficial to them. c)The GI tag can also pique interest of consumers and thus raise demand fora product again benefiting the producer. d)All of the Above Ans D


  16. Choose the incorrect statements 1) Darjeeling tea was the first product to accorded with GI tag in India. 2) Nilambur Teak of Kerala is awarded GI tag 3) Gobindobhog rice has been granted GI tag 4)Darjeeling Tea, Blue Pottery of Jaipur, Mahabaleshwar Strawberry, Banarasi Sarees and Tirupati Laddus are some of examples for products having GIs Select the correct answer using code given below. (a) 1 and 3 only (b) 2 and 4 only (c) 1, 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 Ans D