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UPSC IAS Prelims Practice Paper - MOCK 1


1. 
Art And Culture
MOCK 1

'Paithani Technology' relates to which of the following?

A. A method of making mudware.
B. A method of folk dance.
C. A method of textile manufacturing.
D. A method of weapon making.

Answer: Option C


2. 
Constitution
MOCK 1

In the Indian context, which of the following laws/programs are/were formulated by successive Governments inorder to implement Directives as under Part IV of the Constitution?
a) Wildlife (Protection) Act (1972)
b) Legal Services Authorities Act (1987)
c) Three-tier Panchayat Raj system
d) The Criminal Procedure Code (1973)
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A. c only
B. a, c and d
C. a and c
D. All the above

Answer: Option D


3. 
Art And Culture
MOCK 1

Consider the following about 'Guru Poornima'
1. It is an Indian festival celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Buddhists
2. The first full moon after Summer Solstice is known as Guru Poornima.
3. Lord Shiva, the first yoga practitioner (Adi Yogi) is said to have begun imparting the knowledge of yoga to the rest of mankind on this day and became the first guru (Adi Guru).
Select the correct codes

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 3

Answer: Option D


4. 
Environment
MOCK 1

Consider the statements regarding Biosequestration
1. Biosequestration is an artificial process that captures and stores the atmospheric greenhouse gas carbon dioxide by biological processes.
2. Biosequestration is a natural process responsible for the formation of the extensive coal and oil deposits which are now being burned.
Select the correct code

A. Only 1
B. Only 2
C. Both
D. None

Answer: Option B


5. 
Constitution
MOCK 1

The Constitution of India envisages the same pattern of government in the states as that at the centre.
What are all the parts that constitute State Executive?
1) The Governor.
2) The Chief Minister.
3) The Council of Ministers.
4) The Advocate General.
5) The Attorney General.
Choose the correct code from the following

A. 1, 2 only.
B. 1, 2, 3 only.
C. 1, 2, 3, 4 only.
D. All the above.

Answer: Option C