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MCQ Factory [For UPSC Prelims Exam]

Uploaded on 02/09/2016 
Question : When international crude prices crash, the following will happen:
1. Indian exports will fall
2. remittances from Indian expats will reduce
3. domestic subsidies for petroleum products will increase
4. domestic inflation will be positively impacted
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 02/09/2016 
Question : Which one of the following statements is correct?
Saudi Arabia has the highest number of Indian expatriates among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries
Saudi Arabia is India’s foremost crude oil supplier
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
Uploaded on 30/08/2016 
Question : "Industry, Impartiality, Integrity" is the motto of
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)
All the above
Uploaded on 29/08/2016 
Question : State Armed Forces  took back  control of Fallujah from Islamic State(IS) in the following country recently
Syria
Iraq
Turkey
Iran
Uploaded on 29/08/2016 
Question : Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a form of market intervention by the Government of India to insure agricultural producers against any sharp fall in farm prices. It has to be
i. above the market retail price
ii. it has to be below the market retail price
iii. it has to be above the market wholesale price
iv. it has to be below the market wholesale price
Which one of the above is correct
 
i and iii only
ii and iv only
i only
None of the above
Uploaded on 27/08/2016 
Question : Consider the following statements
1. The Indian cropping season is classified into two main seasons : Kharif and Rabi based on the monsoon.
2. The kharif cropping season is from July – October during the south-west monsoon
3. the Rabi cropping season is from October-March (winter)
4. Chana is a rabi crop
Which one of the above is correct?
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 3 only
1, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 26/08/2016 
Question : Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) has the following mandate
oversee the observance of political and democratic values contained in the Harare declaration
implement foreign policy goals of the Commonwealth group of nations
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
Uploaded on 25/08/2016 
Question : About Margarita Island, which one/s of the following statement/s is/are correct?
It is in Venezuela
It will host the 16th summit of the Non Aligned Movement(NAM) in September 2016
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
Uploaded on 24/08/2016 
Question : Hinglaj Mata temple is located in
Balochistan, Pakistan
Iran
Baghdad, Iraq
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Uploaded on 24/08/2016 
Question : Supreme Court’s 11-judge ruling in the Golaknath case (1967) gave primacy to
Fundamental Rights
Directive Principles of State Policy
Parliamentary supremacy
All the above
Uploaded on 22/08/2016 
Question : African Union (AU) has 54 member countries but it does not include
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
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Uploaded on 22/08/2016 
Question : Which one/s given below is/are correct?
International Olympic Committee is based in Lausanne, Switzerland
Thomas Bach is its current President
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
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Uploaded on 20/08/2016 
Question : Goods and Services Tax (GST) does not include the following
Most petroleum products
Tobacco
Liquor
None of the above
Uploaded on 19/08/2016 
Question : Goods and Services Tax (GST) covers the following:
a. Crude oil
b. LPG
c. Diesel
d. Kerosene
a and c only
b and d only
a, b and c only
None of the above
Uploaded on 19/08/2016 
Question : According to the ILO characterisation, informal sector of economy is one where there is
a. family ownership predominantly
b. skills are acquired outside the education system
c. labour intensive method of production
d. heavy subsidisation
Which one of the above is incorrect?
a and b only
a and d only
d only
a, b and d only
Uploaded on 17/08/2016 
Question : Given below are two statements. Which of them is/are correct?
1. Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) is a secessionist political organization
2. It operates in the northern Philippines 
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 16/08/2016 
Question : Consider the following statements
1.Last week  terrorists attacked the Government Hospital of Quetta in Pakistan 
2. It  resulted in the deaths of  about 80 people most of whom were doctors
3. Responsibility of the attack has been claimed by various Islamist groups like Pakistan Taliban and Islamic State.
Which one/s of the above is/are correct?
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
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Uploaded on 14/08/2016 
Question : Which one/s of the following about Roshan Singh is/are correct?
1. He  was an Indian revolutionary who was  sentenced in the Bareilly shooting case 
2. He took part in the 1857 revolt
3. He joined the Hindustan Republican Association in 1924
1 only
 
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
All the above
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Uploaded on 14/08/2016 
Question : Produnova is
An artistic gymnastics vault consisting of a front handspring and two front sommersaults
Russian ballet to be played during the 8th BRICS summit in Goa in 2016
The new Russian ambassador in India
A new technique to clone human genome
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Uploaded on 13/08/2016 
Question : UN General Assembly in a Resolution proclaimed The International Decade for People of following Descent, 2015–2014 and the theme of the International Decade is the following
African and "recognition, justice and development"
Asian and “recognition, justice and development"
Caribbean and "Culture and development"
African and "Culture and development"
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Uploaded on 12/08/2016 
Question : Murud-Janjira   in the Raigad district of Maharashtra is a
Fort
Butterfly
Dance form in Maharashtra
Dance form in Karnataka
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Uploaded on 11/08/2016 
Question : Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) which administers patents, trademarks, designs and geographical indication, was recently given the charge of more Intellectual Property Rights. Answer the correct one from below:
copyrights
semiconductor integrated circuits
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
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Uploaded on 10/08/2016 
Question : Match the following
      Sports                                       Personality
1.  Discus thrower                      A. Vikas Gowda 
2.  3000-m steeplechasers        B. Lalita Babar and Sudha Singh 
3.  Golf                                       C. Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Chawrasia
1-B, 2-C, 3-A
1-A, 2-C, 3-B
1-A, 2-B, 3-C
1-C, 2-A, 3-B
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Uploaded on 09/08/2016 
Question : About Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), consider the following statements
  1. MGNREGA wage rates vary from state to state
  2. MGNREGA wage rates are   indexed   to the consumer price index for agricultural labourers (CPIAL) 
  3. MGNREGA wage is the same as Minimum wage
Which one of the above statements is correct?
2 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
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Uploaded on 08/08/2016 
Question : Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) is the nodal agency for the following. Which one of the codes given below is correct?
1.  National industrial corridors
2.  ‘Make In India,’ 
3.  ‘Start-up India’ 
4.   National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy
Select the correct code from below
1 and 2 only
1, 3 and 4 are correct
1, 2 and 4 are correct
All the above
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Uploaded on 07/08/2016 
Question : When international crude prices crash, the following will happen
1. Indian exports will fall
2. remittances from Indian expats will reduce
3. domestic subsidies for petroleum products will increase
4. domestic inflation will be positively impacted
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 06/08/2016 
Question : Which one of the following statements is correct?
Saudi Arabia has the highest number of Indian expatriates among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries
Saudi Arabia is India’s foremost crude oil supplier
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 05/08/2016 
Question : "Industry, Impartiality, Integrity" is the motto of
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)
All the above
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 04/08/2016 
Question : State Armed Forces took back control of Fallujah from Islamic State(IS) in the following country recently
Syria
Iraq
Turkey
Iran
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 04/08/2016 
Question : Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a form of market intervention by the Government of India to insure agricultural producers against any sharp fall in farm prices. It has to be
i. above the market retail price
ii. it has to be below the market retail price
iii. it has to be above the market wholesale price
iv. it has to be below the market wholesale price
 
Which one of the above is correct
i and iii only
ii and iv only
i only
None of the above
For explanation Click here






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