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UPSC IAS Prelims Practice Paper - MOCK 3


1. 
Science And Technology
MOCK 3

With reference to 'Phyto-chemicals', consider the following
1. These are chemical compounds, naturally occurring in plants and animals.
2. They posses antioxidant and hormone like activity.
3. They can be found in apples, tea and carrot
4. They have potential to treat cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes etc
Select the correct codes

A. 1,2 and 3
B. 1,2 and 4
C. 2,3 and 4
D. 1,2,3 and 4

Answer: Option C


2. 
Growth And Development
MOCK 3

Which of the following human development indicators are published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)?
1. Multi-dimensional poverty Index (MPI)
2. Inequality-adjusted HDI
3. Gender Development Index
4. Gender Inequality Index
Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

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

Answer: Option D


3. 
Science And Technology
MOCK 3

Consider the following statements
1. Advanced Heavy Water Reactor is India's third stage Nuclear programme
2. Thorium will be used as fuel in AWHR
3. Globally, Thorium is more abundant than Uranium
Select the correct option

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

Answer: Option B


4. 
Physical Geography
MOCK 3

Tropical cyclones occur in –

A. tropics only
B. tropics and sub tropics only
C. subtropics only
D. tropic, subtropics and extra-tropics

Answer: Option D


5. 
Modern History
MOCK 3

At the time of British rule in India, the direct elections were for the first time incorporated under which Law/Act?

A. Indian Councils Act, 1892
B. Indian Councils Act, 1909
C. Government of India Act, 1919
D. Government of India Act, 1935

Answer: Option B