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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.51 He wrote biographies of Mazzini, Garibaldi, Shivaji and Shrikrishna; stayed in America for sometime; and was also elected to the Central Assembly, He was A. Aurobindo Ghosh B. Bipin Chandra Pal C. Lala Lajpat Rai D. Motilal Nehru
Solution C Lajpat Rai travelled to the US in 1907, and then returned during World War I. He wrote biographies of Mazzini, Garibaldi, Shivaji and Shrikrishna. Source: http:llpib.nic.in/newsite/mbErel.aspx?relid-148720
Q.52 Consider the following statements: 1. 2. Aadhaar Card can be used as a proof of citizenship and domicile Once issued, Aadhaar number cannot be deactivated or omitted by the Issuing Authority Which of the statements above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. Neither 1 and 2
Solution D The second statement is incorrect as Aadhaar can be deactivated under various circumstances. An Aadhaar with mixed or anomalous biometric information or multiple names in single name is a good candidate for deactivation. Aadhaar can also get deactivated upon non-usage of the same for three consecutive years.
Q.53 Which of the following has/have shrunk immensely/dried up in the past due to human activities? 1. Aral Sea 2. Black Sea 3. Lake Baikal Select the correct answer using the code given below A. 1 only B. 2 and3 C. 2 only D. 1 and 3
Q.54 " Rule of Law Index" is released by which of the following? A. Amnesty International B. International Court of Justice C. The Office of UN Commissioner for Human Rights D. World Justice Project
Solution D The World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries and jurisdictions worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Justice_Project
Q.55 Which one of the following links all the ATMs in India? A. B. C. D. Indian Banks' Association National Securities Depository Limited National Payments Corporation of India Reserve Bank of India
Solution C National Financial Switch (NFS) is the largest network of shared automated teller machines (ATMs) in India. It was designed, developed and deployed by the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) in 2004, with the goal of inter-connecting the ATMs in the country and facilitating convenience banking. It is run by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Payments_Corporation_of_India
Solution C What is a Money Bill? Under article 110(1) of the Constitution, a Bill is deemed to be a Money Bill if it contains only provisions dealing with all or any of the following matters, namely: (a) the imposition, abolition, remission, alteration or regulation of any tax; (b) the regulation of the borrowing of money or the giving of any guarantee by the Government of India, or the amendment of the law with respect to any financial obligations undertaken or to be undertaken by the Government of India; (c) the custody of the Consolidated Fund or the Contingency Fund of India, the payment of moneys into or the withdrawal of moneys from any such fund; (d) the appropriation of moneys out of the Consolidated Fund of India; (e) the declaring of any expenditure to be expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of India or the increasing of the amount of any such expenditure
Q.58 In the Indian context, what is the implication of ratifying the Additional Protocol with the "International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA)? A. The civilian nuclear reactors come under IAEA safeguards B. The military nuclear installations come under the inspection of IAEA C. The country will have the privilege to buy uranium from Nuclear Suppliers Group(NSG) D. The country automatically becomes a member of the NSG
Solution C ASEAN has five free trade agreements (FTAs) with six Dialogue Partners, namely China, Japan, Republic of Korea, India, and Australia and New Zealand.
Q.60 With reference to the 'Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. GACSA is an outcome of the Climate Summit held in Paris in 2015 2. Membership of GACSA does not create any binding obligations 3. India was instrumental in creation of GACSA Select the correct answer using the code given below A. B. C. D. 1 and 3 only 2 ony 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3
Solution D All are correct statements. GACSA was launched in COP 21 Paris (2015) Membership of GACSA does not create any binding obligations and each member determines the nature of its participation India was instrumental in creation of GACSA 1. 2. 3.