UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 1

1.
Consider the following statements about the Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP):
  1. It is mandated to recommend minimum support prices (MSPs)
  2. Union Agriculture Minister is the ex-officio chairperson of the commission
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
2.
Consider the following organizations:
  1. ASEAN
  2. Mercosur
  3. AEC
  4. CARICOM
How many of them have Asian countries as their members?
3.
With reference to various international agreements and arrangements related to nuclear energy, consider the below observations:
  1. Euratom facilitates cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy
  2. IAEA facilitates the direct sharing of information about nuclear installations among member countries
  3. Nuclear Suppliers Group regulates the export of nuclear materials
How many of the above statements is / are correct?
4.
Many countries such as North Korea, Burma etc. ban possession of a satellite phones and possessing the satellite phones is illegal over there. In this context, please consider the following: 
  1. Satellite Phones usually bypass local telecom systems and pose a threat to Government 
  2. The Governments in these countries want mass surveillance and / or lack the technology to intercept satellite phone traffic.
  3. These countries need to enter into an international convention which they don’t want to. 
Which among the above hold correct reason for the given statement?
5.
Consider the following:
  1. Right to Life & Liberty
  2. Right to Freedom of Religion
  3. Equality before law
  4. Freedom of speech and expression
Which among the above can NOT be claimed by foreigners in India?

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