Prelims MCQs Quiz 48


These questions are from our GS prelims test series 2018. 

1.Entanglement is a key principle of quantum physics. It means
a) a quantum bit can be 0 or 1 at the same time.
b) quantum bits can be correlated with each other.
c) it is not possible to determine position of quantum bit with accuracy.
d) none of the above.

Answer & Explanation

2.Arrange the following in descending order of their tenure.
1. Law Commission
2. Chairman of UPSC
3. President of India
4. Public Accounts Committe.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 2 3 1 4
b) 1 3 2 4
c) 1 2 4 3
d) 2 3 4 1

Answer & Explanation

3.Consider the following statements about High Speed Railway (HSR):
1. The HSR will run on Broad Guage so as to make it interoperable with existing railway lines.
2. At present, only Gatiman express can be classified as HSR according to International Standards.
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

4.According to UNEP, ‘Green Economy’ includes which of the following?
1. Resource efficiency
2. Low carbon growth
3. Social inclusion
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

5.Which of the following is/are correct about Maratha administration under Shivaji?
1. In matters of administration, civil officers were given superior position compared to military officers.
2. Jagirs were assigned to officers.
3. The revenue administration was based on the Ryotwari system.
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

6.The National Commission for Schedule Castes (NCSC) investigate all matters relating to the safeguards of
1. Schedule Caste
2. Schedule Tribe
3. OBC
4. Anglo-Indian
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Answer & Explanation

7.Which of the following is/are part of Capital Expenditure?
1. Grants given to state government.
2. Interest payments on debts.
3. Investment in shares.
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.. ‘Uniting for Consensus’ is a movement with an objective of
a) opposing the possible expansion of permanent seats in UNSC.
b) creating a mechanism for implementing UNFCCC decisions.
c) preventing the misuse of global economic institutions by developed nations.
d) taking steps towards non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.

Answer & Explanation

9.Which of the following is/are correct about Vikramshila University?
1. It was founded by Pala king Rampala.
2. It was under state supervision.
3. It became a major centre of Hindu learning.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

10.Amber Box Subsidies (ABS) was recently in news in context of WTO. Which of the following comes under ABS?
1. Minimum Support Price
2. Subsidies on electricity
3. Investment on research
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer & Explanation

 

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