Monthly Archives: June 2015


Prelims MCQs Quiz 37 : Current Affairs

1. The Price stabilization fund will support the procurement of 1. onion 2. groundnut 3. potato 4. rice Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1 and 4 only Context : http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/price-stabilisation-fund-centres-nod-for-rs-500-crore-corpus/article7044189.ece 2. Plant protection code is a set of guidelines for regulating chemical inputs in a) fruits b) vegetables c) cereals d) tea Context : http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/plant-protection-code-rolls-out-to-make-tea-a-safer-beverage/article6745706.ece 3. In context of priority sector lending, which of the following is/are… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 36 : Polity

In our previous post, we read about application based questions in polity for UPSC Prelims. We tried to illustrate it with examples from Mock Test 2 of our GS Prelims Mock Test Series 2015. In this post, we are providing answers and explanations to those example questions from Mock Test 2.   1. The Supreme Court quashed section 66A of the IT act. It did so on which of the following basis? 1. the punishment prescribed was extreme. 2. expressions in the section were vague.… Continue Reading »


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