IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 6, 29 August

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1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct with respect to compensation cess?
1. The cess will not be payable by exporters and those persons who have opted for compensation levy.
2. The cess will compensate the states for any revenue loss on account of the implementation of GST.
3. The input tax credit of this cess can be only used to pay compensation cess and not the other taxes like CGST, SGCT or IGST.
Choose the correct option:
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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2. Which of the following statements regarding the advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court are not correct?
1. It’s binding on the Supreme Court to offer its opinion on any matter mentioned it by the President.
2. The full bench of the Supreme Court hears any reference made to it under its power of advisory jurisdiction.
3. The Supreme Court opinion on reference under advisory jurisdiction isn’t binding on the government.
4. Not more than one reference at a time is often made to the Supreme Court under its power of advisory jurisdiction.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 2 and 4
3. Which of the following tribes are Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups residing in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
1. Jarawas
2. Onges
3. Great Andamanese
4. Shompens
5. North Sentinelese
Choose the correct option
(a) 1, 2 and 4 only
(b) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
(c) 1 and 5 only
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5


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4. Which of the following observations is/are not correct regarding Quit India Movement of 1942?
1. Quit India movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi at Mumbai’s Gowalika Tank Maidan also known as August Kranti Maidan.
2. The outcome of the movement was that Congress was declared an unlawful association and its office all over the country were raided.
3. Quit India Movement was a spontaneous movement.
4. In general, the movement did not attract the labour class.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) Only 3
(d) 2, 3 and 4
5. Consider the following statements regarding Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes:
1. Articles 341 and 342 of the Constitution of India define as to who would be Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes with respect to any State or Union Territory.
2. The Central List of Scheduled Castes and Tribes is notified by the President.
3. The consent of the Parliament is not required to exclude or include castes in the List.
Which of the above statements are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) All of the above
6. Consider the following statements with respect to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC):
1. It does not provide for the initiation of insolvency proceedings against personal guarantors of corporate debtors.
2. Any person aggrieved by the order of the National Company Law Tribunal may make an appeal to the High Court.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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7. Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct about Hurricanes?
1. Hurricane Laura is considered as a category 3 storm.
2. Hurricanes rotate in a counter-clockwise direction around an “eye” in the Northern Hemisphere.
3. The word “hurricane” is used to refer to tropical cyclones.
4. These are very violent storms with dangerous weather conditions like high winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge, etc.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 4
(c) Only 1
(d) 1and 3
8. Name the parties established by Dr. B.R Ambedkar?
1. The Peasants and Workers Party of India
2. All India Scheduled Castes Federation
3. The Independent Labour Party
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
9. Consider the following statements about Balance of Payment (BOP).
1. The balance of payments (BOP) is a statement of all transactions made between entities in one country and the rest of the world over a defined period of time.
2. The balance of payments includes only the current account.
3. BOP statement helps the Government to decide only trade policies.
4. BOP of a country reveals its financial and economic status.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 3 and 4 only
(d) 2, 3 and 4
10. What does disguised unemployment in general means:
1. Marginal productivity of labour is zero.
2. Alternative employment is not available.
3. Large number of people remains unemployed.
4. Productivity of workers is low.
Choose the correct option
a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 4
Ans: 1(d), 2(d), 3(d), 4(c), 5(a), 6(a), 7(c), 8(b), 9(b), 10(a)

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