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UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 2018 Prelims Answer key Paper l 03.06.2018
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Prelims Answer key Paper SET B
Q. 31 Consider the following events: 1. The first democratically elected communist party government formed in a state in India. 2. India's then largest bank, "Imperial Bank of India', was renamed 'State Bank of India' 3. Air India was nationalised and became the national carrier. 4. Goa became a part of independent India Which of the following is the correct chronological sequence of the above events? A. 4-1-2-3 B. 3-2-1-4 C. 4-2-1-3 D. 3-1-2-4
Solution B The correct chronological sequence is B The world's first democratically elected communist government was in the South Indiarn state of Kerala in 1957, with E.M.S. Namboodiripad as its head. The Imperial Bank of India was renamed on 30 April 1955 to the State Bank of India. In 1953, the Government of India passed the Air Corporations Act and purchased a majority stake in the carrier from Tata Sons Goa became a part of independent India 1961
Q.32 Right to Privacy is protected as an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty. Which of the following in the constitution of India are appropriately imply the above statement? A. B. C. D. Article 14 and the provisions under the 42nd Amendment to the Constitution Article 17 and the Directive Principles of State Policy in Part IV Article 21 and the freedoms guaranteed in Part Ill Article 24 and the provisions under the 44th Amendment to the Constitution
Solution C The option C is the correct answer. Article 21 and the freedoms guaranteed in Part IIl forms the right context for Right to Privacy to be protected as an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty.
Q.33 Consider the following: 1. Areca nut 2. Barley 3. Coffee 4. Finger Millet 5. Groundnut 6. Sesamum 7. Turmeric The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has announced the Minimum Support Price for which of the above? A. B. C. D. 1, 2, 3 and 7 only 2, 4, 5 and 6 only 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 only 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
Solution B The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has announced the Minimum Support Price for 26 commodities. They are as follows. Cereals (7) paddy, wheat, barley, jowar, bajra, maize and ragi Pulses (5) - gram, arharltur, moong, urad and lentil Oilseeds (8) groundnut, rapeseed/mustard, toria, soyabean, sunflower seed, sesamum, safflower seed and nigerseed Copra . De-husked coconut Raw cotton Raw jute Sugarcane (Fair and remunerative price) Virginia flu cured (VFC) tobacco
Q.34 In which one of the following States is Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary located? A. Arunachal Pradesh B. Manipur C. Meghalaya D. Nagaland
Solution: A Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary lies in the foothills of the Eastern Himalaya in the East Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh.
Q.35 With reference to India's satellite launch vehicles, consider the following statement: 1. PSLVs launch the satellites useful for Earth resources monitoring whereas GSLVs are designed mainly to launch communication satellites. on the sky, as viewed from a particular location on Earth. rocket motors; and the second and fourth stages using liquid rocket engines. 2. Satellites launched by PSLV appear to remain permanently fixed in the same position 3. GSLV Mk IlIl is four-staged launch vehicle with the first and the third stages using solid Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 and 3 C. 1 and2 D. 3 only
Q.36 With reference to the governance of the public sector banking in India, consider the following statements 1. Capital infusion into public sector banks by the Government of India has steadily 2. To put the public sector banks in order the merger of associate banks with the parent increased in the last decade. State of India has been affected. 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
Q.38 Consider the following statements: 1. The definition of "Critical Wildlife Habitat" is incorporated in the Forest Rights Act, 2006. 2. For the first time in India, Baigas have been given Habitat Rights. 3. Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change officially decides and declares Habitat Rights for Primitive and Vulnerable Tribal Groups in any part of India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 3 only 1, 2 and 3
Q.39 Consider the following 1. Birds 2. Dust blowing 3. Rain 4. Wind blowing Which of the above spread plant diseases? (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 and 3 only 3 and 4 only 1, 2 and 4 only 1, 2, 3 and 4
Solution D Infectious plant diseases are caused by a pathogenic organism such as a fungus, bacterium, mycoplasma, virus, viroid, nematode, or parasitic flowering plant. All of them could be spread by the factors mentioned in the question. Hence, D is the answer
Q.40 With reference to organic farming in India, consider the following statements: 1. "The National Programme for Organic Production" (NPOP) is operated under the 2. "The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority" 3. Sikkim has become India's first fully organic State guidelines and directions of the Union Ministry of Rural Development. (APEDA) functions as the Secretariat for the implementation of NPOP. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) (b) (c) (d) 1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 3 only 1, 2 and 3
Solution B The first statement is not correct. Ministry of Commerce and Industry is the nodal agency for implementation of National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP). The 2nd and 3rd statements are correct. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority" (APEDA) functions as the Secretariat for the implementation of NPOP. Sikkim is the first state to be India's first fully organic State.