UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 73

1.
Consider the following statements regarding “Atharvaveda”:
  1. Atharvaveda is a collection of magic spells and charms to ward off evil spirits and diseases.
  2. The Atharvaveda is considered the fourth Veda and is a late addition to the Vedic texts of Hinduism.
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2.
Which of the following pairs of Indian Prime Ministers and their specific achievements are matched correctly?
  1. Indira Gandhi – integration of Sikkim as an Indian state in 1975.
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri – green revolution.
  3. Narsimha Rao – abolition of License Raj
  4. Morarji Desai – banned currency notes worth Rs 1,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000.
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3.
Which of the following committees have been constituted to recommend reforms in criminal laws?
  1. Ranbir Singh Committee
  2. Madhav Menon Committee
  3. Rajinder Sachar Committee
  4. Malimath Committee
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4.
With respect to India, which of the following are winter migratory birds and are listed as least-vulnerable in IUCN Red list?
  1. Amur Falcon
  2. Bar-headed geese
  3. Bluethroat
  4. Great-white pelican
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5.
At which of the following places Buddhist councils was/were held?
  1. India
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Myanmar
  4. Cambodia
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