UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 20

1.
With reference to the development of various sects in Buddhism, consider the following statements:
  1. The Sthaviravādins split away from Mahāsāmghikas during the Second Buddhist council
  2. Lokottaravāda is a sub-school of Mahāsāmghika
  3. Present day Theravādins are the successors of Sthaviravādins
Which of the above is / are correct?
2.
Which among the following is / are parts of Nagar panchayat?
  1. Notified Area Committee
  2. Town Area Committee
  3. District Planning Committee
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
3.
With reference to the relative position of French and the Britishers on the eve of Carnatic wars, consider the following observations:
  1. The position of the English East India Company was superior to that of the French East India Company
  2. The Naval Power of French was superior to the British
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
4.
Which among the following included the administrative /judicial reforms of Warren Hastings?
  1. Establishment of a Board of Revenue at Calcutta
  2. Abolishing the judicial functions of the Zamindars
  3. Appointment of Indian Judges in Criminal Courts
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
5.
With reference to isotopes of Uranium, which of the following is / are correct statements?
  1. U-238 is the most abundant isotope of uranium and is found in nature in much greater quantities than U-235.
  2. Only U-235 is fissile and can sustain chain reaction but U-238 is fertile
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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