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This will be the last session of our Intense Revision Plan Series. You all did a great job in participating in IRP and supporting us in our humble initiative as well. Thanks again for your kind cooperation. We are in making of Rapid Action Plan for Mains consist of G.S Answer Writing(Based on new UPSC Pattern and will consist of most probable questions for Mains 2017.), Optional Answer writing for selected subjects (Check out our Sociology Archives) (If anyone interested in providing questions and leading the sessions on optional answer writing please contact us) and also we will bring a detailed analysis on important topics for mains. 

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Questions Intense Revision Plan Day 40

  1. Which of the following animals are listed as critically endangered species in the Red data book?
  1. Asiatic Lion
  2. Snow leopard
  3. Indian rhinoceros
  4. Red panda

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 2 only
  2. 1 , 2 and 4 only
  3. 1 and 4 only
  4. None of the above

  1. Consider the following statements regarding EV Ramaswamy Naicker.
  1. He was instrumental in starting the self-respect movement and was an upholder of Dravidian culture.
  2. He believed in reforming Hindu society within the framework of the caste system.
  3. He was a critic of Bhagavad Gita and Ramayana.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All the above

 

  1. Which of the following given below are correctly matched:
  1. Tax buoyancy A. Changes in tax revenue in response to a rise in national income or GDP.
  2. Tax elasticity B. Changes in tax revenue in response to changes in tax rate.
  3. Tax expenditure C. Expenses incurred in lieu of collection of direct taxes.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1 ,2 and 3

  1. Which of the following are not covered under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety?
  1. Safe transfer and handling of Living Modified Organisms.
  2. Products derived from Living Modified Organisms
  3. LMOs which are pharmaceutical for humans which are handled by other organisations

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

  1. Consider the following statements regarding small finance banks in India:
  1. Their main objective is a supply of credit to small business units; marginal farmers; SMEs; and other unorganised sector entities, through high technology low-cost operations.
  2. There will not be any restriction in the area of operations of small finance banks.
  3. Foreign investors are not allowed to invest in small banks.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1 , 2 and 3

  1. Which of the following is/are the main limiting factors of an aquatic ecosystem?
  1. Water
  2. Sunlight
  3. Oxygen
  4. Macronutrients

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 3 and 4
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 3 and 4
  4. All the above

  1. Consider the following statements regarding Quit India movement.
  1. The movement was also referred to  as the great August uprising.
  2. Communist party and labour unions were against the movement.
  3. The movement was lead by Gandhi.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3only
  3. 2 only
  4. All the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding National Board of Wildlife(NBWL)
  1. It is headed by Prime minister of India
  2. No alteration of boundaries of Wildlife sanctuaries and National parks without the recommendation of NBWL

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2


9.Consider the following statements regarding Nehru report of 1928.

  1. It accepted the idea of linguistic provinces.
  2. The report recommended for  separate electorate with reservation of muslims in areas where muslims are in minority.
  3. It recommended for a dominion status for India.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All the above

  1. Which among the following can be considered as fiscal intermediaries?
  1. Regional rural banks
  2. Insurance companies
  3. SEBI
  4. Mutual funds
  5. Non banking financial companies

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 , 2 , 3 and 4 only
  2. 2 , 3, 4 and 5 only
  3. 1 ,  2 , 4 and 5 only
  4. All of the above are examples of fiscal intermediaries.

  1. Consider the statements regarding Legislative Council in States
  1. All states have a legislative council by default.
  2. Governor acts as the ex officio chairman of the legislative council.
  3. Joint sitting of two houses can be called in case of a deadlock in ordinary bill.

Which of the above statements is/are not true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3


12.Consider the following statements regarding rights based approach to development:

  1. In this approach, poverty is defined as the absence of a public good or knowledge and if the state or another vehicle,provides the absent good, then poverty can be alleviated and development will occur.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is often hailed as an emulatable model of rights based approach to development.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. Consider the following statement regarding Comptroller and auditor general.
  1. The expenses incurred by the CAG is audited by an international agency or by itself(self audit)
  2. He is not eligible for further office under the government of India or a state.
  3. He can summon the attendance of any minister.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All the above

 

  1. Which of the following are constitutional provisions for transfer of funds from central government to states?
  1. Sharing of tax revenue.
  2. Sharing of cess and surcharges.
  3. Grant-in-aid given to states.
  4. Loans to states
  5. Grants for implementation of five year plans.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 , 2 and 3 only
  2. 1 , 2 , 3 and 4 only
  3. 2 , 3 , 4 and 5 only
  4. 1 , 3 and 4 only

  1. What do mean by the term Bonus Shares?
  1. It is the additional shares that can be obtained by a shareholder instead of their dividend
  2. It is additional shares given to share to shareholders without any additional cost.
  3. It is consecutive issue of shares by a company for its existing Share holders only.
  4. None of the above

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding PESA Act of 1996?
  1. It extended the provisions of constitution relating to the panchayats to fifth schedule areas.
  2. Under the Act prior recommendation of the Gram Sabha or the Panchayats at the appropriate level shall be mandatory for grant of concession for the exploitation of minor minerals by auction.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2 
  1. Which of the following statement is/are true regarding an ecosystem?
  1. Predation helps in maintaining Species Diversity.
  2. Competition always happens between the members of same trophic level

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

 

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Election Commission?
  1. All members of election commission have security of tenure.
  2. The president can remove any member of commission even without the consultation of Chief election Commissioner.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

  1. Consider the following statements regarding fiscal policy:
  1. Fiscal policy measures are less effective in an open economy compared to a closed economy.
  2. In India, fiscal policy management is carried out by both RBI and central government.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. Which of the following missions of NASA is correctly matched with its objective?
  1. Dawn mission-To study exoplanets
  2. Juno spacecraft-To study saturn and its rings
  3. Cartosat-earth observation satellite.
  4. New horizons mission-To study about pluto and charon

 

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