UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 2018 Prelims Answer key Paper l 03.06.2018
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Prelims Answer key Paper SET B
Q.61 Which of the following is/are the aim/aims of "Digital India" Plan of the Government of India ? 1. Formation of India's own Internet companies like China did. 2. Establish a policy framework to encourage overseas multinational corporations that collect Big Data to build their large data centres within our national geographical boundaries Connect many of our villages to the Internet and bring WiFi to many of our schools, public places and major tourist centres. 3. Select the correct answer using the code given below A. B. C. D. 1 and 2 only 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3
Solution B Only the 3rd statement is true in context of Digital India program. There is nowhere mention of forming state's own internet companies in Digital India program. Also, establishing a policy framework to encourage overseas multinational corporations o build their large data centres within our national geographical boundaries may be a part of India's industrial policy but it is not among the objectives of Digital India program.
Q.62 Consider the following pairs: Country Towns sometimes mentioned in news 1. Aleppo 2. Kirkuk 3. Mosul 4. Mazar-i-sharif Syria Yemen Palestine Afghanistarn Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched? A. 1 and 2 B. 1 and4 C. 2 and3 D. 3 and 4
Solution B Aleppo is in Syria Kirkuk is in Iraq Mosul is in Iraq Mazar-i-sharif is in Afghanistan
Q.63 In the Federation established by The Government of India Act of 1935, residuary powers were given to the A. Federal Legislature B. Governor General C. Provincial Legislature D. Provincial Governors
Solution B In the Federation established by The Government of India Act of 1935, residuary powers were given to the Governor-General of British India.
Q.64 Consider the following statements: 1. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly shall vacate his/her office if he/she ceases to be a member of the Assembly 2. Whenever the Legislative Assembly is dissolved, the Speaker shall vacate his/her office immediately. 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
Solution A Only the first statement is correct. One of the grounds on which the speaker of legislative assembly could vacate his/her office is if he/she ceases to be a member of the assembly Second statement, however, is not correct. Similar to the position of the speaker of the Lok Sabha, on dissolve of Legislative Assembly, the Speaker does not vacate his/her office immediately Hence, A is the correct answer.
Q.65 Which one of the following reflects the most appropriate relationship between law and liberty? A. B. C. D. If there are more laws, there is less liberty. If there are no laws, there is no liberty If there is liberty, laws have to be made by the people. If laws are changed too often, liberty is in danger.
Q.66 Consider the following statements: 1. No criminal proceedings shall be instituted against the Governor of a State in any court during his term of office The emoluments and allowances of the Governor of a State shall not be diminished during his term of office. 2. 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
Solution D Bani Thani is an Indian miniature painting painted by Nih l Chand from the Marwar school of Kishangarh. It portrays a woman who is elegant and graceful. The painting's subject, Bani Thani, was a singer and poet in Kishangarh in the time of king Sawant Singh (1748-1764).She has been compared to the Mona Lisa.
Solution C Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), formerly Theater High Altitude Area Defense, is an American anti-ballistic missile defense system designed to shoot down short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase (descent or reentry by intercepting with a hit-to-kill approach. Recently it was in the news because it was deployed in South Korea by the US Source: https://thediplomat.com/2016/02/what-is-thaad-what-does-it-do-and-why-is-china-mad-about- it/
Q.69 With reference to cultural history of India, consider the following statements: 1 Most of the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of Lord Krishna 2. Tyagaraja created several new ragas. 3. Annamacharya kirtanas are contemporaries. 4. Annamacharya kirtanas are devotional songs in praise of Lord Venkateshwara. Which of the statements given above are correct? A. B. C. D. 1 and 3 only 2 and 4 only 1, 2 and 3 2, 3 and 4
Solution B The 1st statement is not correct as most of the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of of Lord Rama and not Lord Kirishna.
Q.70 Which of the following are regarded as the main features of the "Rule of Law"? 1. 2. 3. 4. Limitation of powers Equality before law People's responsibility to the Government Liberty and civil rights Select the correct answer using the code given below: A. B. C. D. 1 and 3 only 2 and 4 only 1, 2 and 4 only 1, 2, 3 and 4
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