Daily UPSC Prelims Quiz-1

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1. Who among the following has power to remove a judge of High Court ?

[A] President on the basis of resolution by Parliament
[B] Governor on the basis of recommendation of state legislature
[C] Chief justice of India
[D] Chief minister

2. A Joint Public Service Commission of two or more states is required to submit its annual report to ____?

[A] President
[B] Governors of respective states
[C] Chief Ministers of respective states
[D] Legislative Assemblies of respective states

3. For the exercise of the powers of his office, President as been made answerable to __?

[A] Only Supreme Court
[B] Only Chief Justice of India
[C] Either Supreme Court or High Court
[D] None of the above

4. Consider the following statements about the National Commission for Women:
  1. It is a statutory body 
  2. It consists of chairperson, five members and a member secretary appointed by central government

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

5. Consider the following statements with respect to Labour Courts in India:
  1. To be appointed as a Judge of Labour Court, a person must have been earlier a Judge of High Court.
  2. Labour Courts do not have supervisory jurisdiction.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

6. A rainforest once destroyed is almost impossible to recover. What is / are reasons of such problem?
  1. The soil in the tropical rain forest floor is devoid of nutrition
  2. The tropical rainforests cannot regenerate under many current land-use practices
  3. The tropical rainforests thrive in natural conditions under internal complexity and interdependence

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

7. Consider the following statements:
  1. The salinity of ocean water increases with increasing depth at higher latitudes
  2. The areas of highest salinity are found near equator

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

8. Recently, India secured the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) permission to establish a dispute settlement panel to rule on controversial unilateral duties imposed by the US on the imports of steel and aluminium under the controversial US Section 232 security provisions. Which among the following is / are functions of WTO?
  1. Setting rules for international trade
  2. Settlements of International Trade Dispute
  3. Lending Money for foreign trade
  4. Lending foreign exchange for facilitation of international trade

Select the correct statements from the codes given below:

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

9. Consider the following statements:
1. Revenue receipts of the government represent income without accompanied liability
2. Revenue expenditure of the government represent consumption without accompanied asset
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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

10. Who among the following is known for forming the “All India Muslim Women’s Conference”?

[A] Begum of Bhopal
[B] Bhikaji Cama
[C] Aruna Asaf Ali
[D] Annie Besant