UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 98

The Constitution of India provides that Trade, Commerce and Intercourse throughout the territory of Union of India is free. However, despite this provision, a state in India can make law for imposing taxes on imports of goods from other states in India, provided the goods produced in other states are also taxes in that state in the same manner. Who decides whether the states can make such law or not?
The largest continental shelf is located in __?
The current El-Nino year of 2015, has been often termed as "double El Nino" by many scientists. Which of the following best defines "double El-Nino"?
Which among the following has / have been made mandatory for land acquisition in the recently passed Land Acquisition act?
1. Consent of Local self government
2. Social Impact Assessment
3. Environment Impact Assessment
4. Consent of at least 70% of affected people
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
Consider the following statements with respect to Sabrimala Temple that has been recently in news:
  1. It is situated in the Poongavanam forest of Parambikulam Tiger Reserve
  2. It follows the traditions of Shaivism only
  3. Women of any age group hasn’t been traditionally allowed inside the temple
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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