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IASbaba '60 Day Plan' - Prelims Test 2016 [Day 13]
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IASbaba '60 Day Plan' - Prelims Test 2016 [Day 13]

Q.1) Atlas mountain is present in which of the following African countries

a) Algeria and Morocco

b) Mali and Libya

c) Tunisia and Sudan

d) Algeria and Egypt


Q.2) Consider the following

  1. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to patients of BPL families.
  2. Rashtriya Aarogya Nidhi is an initiative of Ministry of health and family welfare.

Select the correct answer with respect to Rashtriya Aarogya Nidhi ?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.3) Consider the following

  1. Indus
  2. Ravi
  3. Jhelum
  4. Chenab
  5. Sutlej
  6. Beas

Arrange the following rivers tributaries of Indus from north to south

a) 123456

b) 124356

c) 214365

d) 134265


Q.4) Consider the following

  1. Wild life sanctuaries
  2. National parks
  3. Bio sphere reserves

Arrange the above in decreasing order of their number

a) 231

b) 213

c) 321

d) 123


Q.5) Which of the following statement with respect to “CURIE”

  1. It is known as Consolidation of University Research for Innovation and Excellence
  2. It is launched by Dept of S & T
  3. The programme is launched for Women only Universities

Select the incorrect statement with respect to “CURIE”

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) None of the above


Q.6) Consider the following statements with respect to “Indian Ocean Naval Symposium” (IONS)

  1. IONS is a voluntary and co-operative initiative between 30 countries of the Indian Ocean Region for maritime security and cooperation.
  2. The first inaugural IONS Seminar was held by the Indian Navy in 2008
  3. Pakistan, France reunion, Mauritius  are some of the members of the IONS

Select the correct option

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1 and 2 only


Q.7) Consider the following

  1. Chanderi silk – Madhya Pradesh
  2. Dorukha shawls – Tamil Nadu
  3. Illkal saree – Karnataka

Which of the following sarees/shawl is wrongly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 only

d) 2 and 3 only


Q.8) Consider the following

  1. Nepal
  2. Bhutan
  3. Maldives
  4. Malaysia
  5. Bangladesh

Which of the above are BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal initiative for multi sectoral technical and economic cooperation) countries?

a) 3, 4 and 5 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1, 2 and 5 only

d) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only


Q.9) Consider the following statement with respect to TAPI pipeline

  1. The TAPI pipeline transport Crude oil
  2. It is funded by ADB (Asian development bank)
  3. The TAPI pipeline terminates at Indian town of Ludhiana

Select the correct statement

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.10) Which of the following statements with respect to initiative of AMRIT is correct?

  1. It is headed by Ministry of Health and family welfare.
  2. AMRIT aims to provide drugs for cardiovascular and cancer diseases at highly affordable prices.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c)Both

d) None


Q.11) Which of the following statements is/are Constitutional Provision for Amendment of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Parliament has been bestowed with the constituent power, using which changes in the Indian Constitution can be made
  2. It is mentioned in Constitution that there will be no limitation on the constituent power of the Parliament for amending it by adding, removing or improving the provisions made in it

Choose the appropriate code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q. 12) Which among the following takes place during election and impeachment of President of India?

  1. The elected members of the legislative assemblies and councils of the states and UTs of Delhi and Puducherry participate in election but do not participate in impeachment
  2. The nominated members of either House of Parliament do not participate in election but participate in impeachment

Choose the appropriate code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q. 13) Consider the following with regard to Ordinance making power of President:

  1. Ordinance making is the discretionary power of the President of India
  2. President can promulgate or withdraw an ordinance only on the advice of Cabinet Ministers

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.14) Which among the following are correct with regard to Council of Ministers and Cabinet?

  1. Council of Ministers does not meet, as a body, to transact government business. It has no collective functions.
  2. Cabinet meets, as a body, frequently and usually once in a week to deliberate and take decisions regarding the transaction of government business. Thus, it has collective functions.
  3. Council of Ministers enforces the collective responsibility of the cabinet to the Lower House of Parliament.
  4. Cabinet is collectively responsible to the Lower House of the Parliament.

Choose the correct code from below options:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q.15) Consider the following statements:

  1. If the election of a person as President is declared void by the Supreme Court, acts done by him before the date of such declaration of the Supreme Court are not invalidated and continue to remain in force
  2. Impeachment is a quasi-judicial procedure
  3. During impeachment, the President cannot defend himself by taking service of the Attorney General or the Solicitor General or the Additional Solicitors General of India

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 only

c) 2 only

d) 3 only


Q.16) Consider the following statements:

  1. Central Legislation can over-ride the veto power of President in the case of suspensive veto
  2. State Legislature cannot over-ride the veto power of President in the case of suspensive veto

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q.17) Consider the case of constitutional amendment bill, where the consent of the state legislatures is required. Which among the following statements is/are true?

  1. The Constitution does not prescribe the time frame within which the state legislatures should ratify or reject an amendment submitted to them
  2. The Constitution is silent on the issue whether the states can withdraw their approval after according the same

Choose the appropriate code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q.18) Recently, there was news that Tamil Nadu government decided to remit the life sentences of all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Which among the following statements is/are true?

  1. State has to consult the Centre before releasing prisoners prosecuted by the CBI or under a Central law
  2. Governor of a State has the power to suspend, remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence against any law relating to a matter to which the executive power of the State extends

Choose the appropriate code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q.19) With reference to Union Government, consider the following statements:

  1. The Ministries Departments of the Government of India are created by the Prime Minister on the advice of the Cabinet Secretary
  2. Each of the Ministries is assigned to a Minister by the President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q. 20) Consider the following statements in regard to constitutional amendment bill:

  1. The constitutional amendment bill must be passed in each House by a majority of more than 50 per cent of the total strength, which includes even those members who are abstaining
  2. In case of joint sitting, for the purpose of deliberation and passage of constitutional amendment bill, the bill must be passed by a simple majority

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q.21) For which of the following cases, constitutional amendment has been done?

  1. Reduction in voting rights from 21 to 18
  2. Introducing any language as official language
  3. Substituting ‘Odia’ for Oriya
  4. Restrict the size of council of ministers to 15% of legislative members

Select the appropriate code

a) 1 and 3

b) 2, 3 and 4

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q.22) Oath or affirmation which says “Preserve, Protect and Defend Constitution of India” is taken by?

  1. Governor
  2. Prime Minister
  3. President
  4. Vice- President
  5. Chief Minister

Select the correct code

a) 1, 2, 4 and 5

b) 2, 3, 4 and 5

c) 1 and 3

d) 3 and 4


Q.23) Consider the following regarding Attorney General of India

  1. He belongs to the category of Government Servants
  2. He is full time counsel of Government of India
  3. He doesn’t enjoy privileges and immunities that are available to a Member of Parliament.

Select the incorrect code

a) Only 3

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.24) The present relationship between the President and the council of ministers is governed by the provisions of:

a) 42nd Amendment Act

b) 48th Amendment Act

c) 54th Amendment Act

d) 44th Amendment Act


Q.25) Consider the following statements:

  1. An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by an introduction of a bill in the Lok Sabha only.
  2. If such an amendment seeks to make changes in the federal character of the Constitution, the amendment also requires to be ratified by the legislature of all the States of India.

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


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