IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 34, 12 October

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1. Consider the following statements regarding the New Development Bank.
1. In 2013, it was established at the 5th BRICS Summit at Fortaleza, Brazil.
2. It is headquartered in Shanghai, China.
3. The bank is set up to foster greater financial and development cooperation among the five emerging markets.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c ) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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2. Which of the following chemicals have been approved by the Union Cabinet under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)?
1. Hexabromobiphenyl
2. Pentachlorobenzene
3. Hexachlorobutadiene
4. Chlordecone
Choose the correct option
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2, 3 and 4
( c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
3. Which of the following has launched India’s first low-cost COVID-19 test FELUDA?
(a) Ambani Group
(b) Tata Group
( c) Adani Group
(d) Government of India

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4. On which of the following date the Access to Information Day is observed?
(a) 27 September
(b) 28 September
(c ) 29 September
(d) 30 September
5. Which of the following state-provided interest-free loan to women’s group under Mukhya Mantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana?
(a) Bihar
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Gujarat
(d) Uttar Pradesh

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6. How many Indian beaches have been recommended for the Blue Flag International Eco-level?
(a) 5
(b) 7
(c) 8
(d) 9
7. Rashtriya Raksha University Bill 2020 has been passed by the Parliament for which of the following State?
1. Gujarat
2. Bihar
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Rajasthan
5. Delhi
Choose the correct option
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
(b) Only 2, 3 and 4
(c) Only 1 and 5
(d) Only 1

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8. Name the following incident due to which Gandhi Ji called off Non-Cooperation Movement?
1. First World War
2. Rowlatt Act
3. Chauri Chaura
4. Removal of Khalifa
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 4
(c ) Only 3
(d) 1 and 3
9. Consider the following statement(s) regarding the Rapid Action Force (RAF).
1. It was raised in October 1992.
2. Its motto is “Serving Humanity with Sensitive Policing”.
3. It is a specialised wing of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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10. Consider the following statement(s) regarding Revolt of 1857.
1. It was an uprising against the rule of British East India Company.
2. It was started on 10 May, 1857 in the form of a mutiny of sepoy.
3. It is described as the first war of Independence.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c ) 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3
Ans: 1(b), 2(d), 3(d), 4(b), 5(d), 6(c), 7(d), 8(c), 9(d), 10(a)

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