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Daily UPSC Prelims-2019 Quiz: 2

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1. The ultras under the Karbi Peoples’ Liberation Tiger, KPLT are predominantly active in which among the following states?

[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Nagaland
[D] Mizoram

2.

The constitution of India has embodied the principles of Social Justice & Empowerment in the___:

  1. Preamble
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Fundamental Rights

Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

3. Which of the following statements is an incorrect statement about National Emergency in India?

[A] National Emergency can be proclaimed only on grounds of war, external aggression or armed rebellion
[B] During National Emergency in operation, the state executive is dismissed and the state legislature is either suspended or dissolved
[C] During National Emergency, the Parliament gets empowered to make laws on any of the subjects enumerated in State list
[D] There is no maximum period prescribed for operation of National Emergency

4.

Consider the following bhakti poets:

  1. Ramananda
  2. Kabir
  3. Raidas
  4. Namdev

The Guru Granth Sahib (Adigranth) of Sikkhism has incorporated works of which among the above?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

5.

 Consider the following statements about the Lahore Session of congress in 1929:

  1. Poorna Swaraj was declared for the first time as congress objective
  2. A resolution was passed rejecting two nation theory in Lahore session

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

6. Which city has become the first in the world to announce an ultra-low emission zone to tackle rising levels of air pollution?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Mexico
[C] London
[D] Singapore

7. Monosodium glutamate, which was recently in news:
  1. is a sodium salt of an amino acid
  2. acts as the excitatory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system
  3. is said to be the cause of  Chinese restaurant syndrome

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

8.    Consider the following:
  1. Vacuoles
  2. Chloroplasts
  3. Cell wall

  Which of the above can be found in plant as well as animal cells?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 1 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

9.  Consider the following statements about the DRR Dhan 45, a rice variety developed by Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR):
  1. It is a genetically modified (gm) food crop 
  2. It acts as a supplement to reduce magnesium deficiency 

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

10. Consider the following statements about the Bank Mitra:
  1. The minimum age required for an individual to become a Bank Mitra is 18 years
  2. Bank Mitra gets fix salary irrespective of the bank and branch

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2