UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 536

Which among the following is an essential feature of a Unitary Government ?
Consider the following statements:
  1. The Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha is also a member of Rajya Sabha
  2. The elected as well as nominated members of Rajya Sabha participate in voting for election of Vice President
  3. The President of India is not a member of either House of Parliament
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
In geographical context, what is Hamada?
Recently, the RBI launched Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme 2018-19 Series V subscriptions. Consider the following statements with respect to the Gold Bond Scheme?
  1. The bonds can be used as collateral for loans
  2. Capital gain arising out of redemption of sovereign gold bond is tax exempt
  3. While the minimum permissible investment is 1 gram of gold, maximum permissible investment is 500 grams
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Identify a wetland of India on the basis of below information:
1. This is one of the Ramsar wetlands in India and is world’s one of the largest lagoons
2. Since it had “undergone, to be undergoing, or to be likely to undergo change in its ecological character brought about by human action”, it was placed in Montreux record of the Ramsar Convention but was later removed from it due to conservation efforts
3. If you visit this wetland, you get a chance to see the rare and endangered ‘Irrawady Dolphin’
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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