Prelims MCQs Quiz 30


1. Money from which of the following is credited to the contingency fund of India?
1. Provident fund deposits
2. Disinvestment proceeds
3. Spectrum Auctions
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) None

Answer & Explanation

2. The Forwards market Commission (FMC), which regulates commodity trading, is under the
a) Ministry of agriculture
b) Ministry of finance
c) Ministry of corporate affairs
d) Ministry of consumer affairs.

Answer & Explanation

3. The lava cone of a volcano is having steep sloping sides. Which of these can be said about the volcano?
1. the lava must have been highly fluid.
2. it must have high silica content.
3. the volcano must have been explosive.
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, 2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

4. Consider the following statements about Nehru Report:
1. It rejected the provision of separate electorate
2. It demanded Poorna swaraj or complete independence.
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

5. Who among the following functionaries take an `oath of secrecy’
1. President
2. Ministers
3. MPs
4. Supreme Court judge
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 2 and 4 only

Answer & Explanation

6. Consider the following statements about Indian Depository Receipts (IDRs):
1. They allow foreign investors to invest in Indian companies.
2. They are denominated in Indian Rupees
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

7. Which of the following comes under the phenomena of mass movement?
1. soil creep
2. weathering
3. landslide
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, 2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

8. Censure motion can be moved against
1. An individual minister
2. Group of ministers
3. Entire council of ministers
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

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9. There has been a steady decline in the number of olive ridley turtles. This has been due to
1. artificial illumination near beaches.
2. widespread use of diclofenac
3. loss of nesting habitat

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, 2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

10. The objective of individual satyagrah launched in 1940 was to
1. seek independence
2. affirm the right to free speech
3. attain dominion status
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

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