Prelims MCQs Quiz 3


1. The powers of Attorney General of India includes

1. right to speak in Parliament
2. right to vote in Parliament
3. right to become member of Parliamentary committees
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2
b) 1 and 3
c) only 1
d) 1,2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

2. Which of the following actions can the President perform on a money bill presented to him/her ?
1. pass it
2. reject it
3. return it once, but if it comes bacl he/she has to give assent
4. pocket veto it
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

Answer & Explanation

3. Mughal paintings were characterised by :
1. depiction of themes of court life and landscapes
2. representation of women.
3. religious in content.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 3 only
d) None

Answer & Explanation

4. What is CA-MRSA ?

a) missile system developed by Israel.
b) computer worm designed to attack industrial programmable logic controllers.
c) bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics
d) California based exploration project of Mars.

Answer & Explanation

5. Indian farmers avail the facility of short term loans, the duration of which is :
a) 6 months
b) 9 months
c) 12 months
d) 15 months

Answer & Explanation

6. The official rate of interest charged by the Reserved Bank of India on loans to other banks is called :
a) Repo Rate
b) Reverse Repo Rate
c) Bank Rate
d) Prime Lending Rate

Answer & Explanation

7. Consider the following statements :
1. Sholas are patches of deciduous forests in Nilgiri Hills.
2. Sholas are characterized by the presence of dense forests.
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

Answer & Explanation

8. What is “Surface Computing” ?
a) It is computing without storing any data in the computer so as to improve security.
b) It is a computer network in which users can access a shared pool of resources.
c) It is the use of specialised Graphical User Interface like touchscreen to interact.
d) None of the above is a correct description of Surface Computing.

Answer & Explanation

9. Consider the following statements :
1. Modern Kuchipudi is considerably different than its ancient original form.
2. Use of speech is not allowed during Kuchipudi’s presentation.
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

Answer & Explanation

10. Red Data books by IUCN contains the list of:
1. wetlands
2. endemic plants and animal
3. threatened plants and animals
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) None

Answer & Explanation

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