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1. Q. 36 (MOCK-1)

 

Which among the following is/are the non-plan expenditure of the govt. of India ?
1) Defence expenditure
2) Subsidies
3) Interest payments
4) All expenditures linked with previous plan periods
Codes:
A) 1,3,4
B) 1,2,4
C) 1,2,3
D) 1,2,3,4
Ans. D

2.

Q.25(MOCK-18)
Which of the following increases the amount of carbon dioxide in carbon cycle on earth ?
1) Respiration
2) Photosynthesis
3) Decay of organic matter
4) Volcanic action
Codes:
A) 1,3,4
B) 2,3,4
C) 1,2,3
D) 1,2,3,4

3.

Q.64 (MOCK-9)

Consider the statements regarding Agni-IV:
1) It is a surface to surface missile
2) It was the third successful flight in a row of the missile
3) It can deliver one tone nuclear warheads about 4000km away

4.

Q.80 (MOCK-13)

Which of the following is correct regarding the Directive Principles of State Policy ?
1) To promote the International peace & security
2) To maintain just & honourable relation between the nations
3) To encourage the settlement of International disputes by arbitration
Codes:
A) 1 & 3
B) 2 & 3
C) 1 & 2
D) 1,2,3

5.

Q.67 (MOCK-14)

Statements:
1) Parliament has the power to increase the number of judges in the supreme Court.
2) Acting chief Justice of supreme court is appointed by the Prime Minister
Codes:
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both are correct
D) Both are incorrect

6.

Q.141 (MOCK-19)

Service tax is a :
A) Indirect tax levied by the Central Government
B) Direct tax levied by the Central Government
C) Direct tax levied by the State Government
D) Indirect tax levied by the State Government

7.

Q.46 (MOCK-13)

In context with the no-confidence motion, which among the following statements are correct ?
1) It can be introduced in Lok Sabha only
2) A period of 6 months must lapse between the introduction of one No-Confidence motion & another
3) At least 100 persons must support such a motion before it is introduced in the house
4) There is no mention of no-confidence motion in the Constitution

8.

Q.28 (MOCK-9)

Which among the following are the objectives of the business correspondents ?
1) To sell pension products
2) To sell mutual fund products
3) To aid financial inclusion
Codes:
A) 1 & 3
B) 2 & 3
C) 1 & 2
D) 1,2,3
Ans. D
After going through question with explanation you may easily get the answer.

9.

Q.46 (MOCK-17)

In context with the SLR, consider the following statements:
1) SLR is maintained by the banks itself
2) SLR restricts banks leverage in pumping more money into the economy
3) To meet SLR Commercial banks can use cash only

Or

Q.98 (MOCK-3)

Just read the explanation given in question:

“What is SLR ? : SLR stands for Statutory Liquidity Ratio. This term is used by bankers and indicates the minimum percentage of deposits that the bank has to maintain in form of gold, cash or other approved securities. Thus, we can say that it is ratio of cash and some other approved securities to liabilities (deposits) It regulates the credit growth in India.”

10.

Q.67 (MOCK-4)

Just look at the explanation given in question :

“Lichens are the organism that is formed by the symbiotic association of a fungus and an alga or cyanobacterium and occurs as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks, bare ground, etc. Lichens are now classified as a phylum of fungi.”

With this explanation you can easily get the answer.

11.

Q.20 (MOCK-2)

Q.Which of the following does not belong to Biosphere Reserves ?

Just see in explanation of this question

“Biosphere Reserves, as places that seek to reconcile conservation of biological and cultural diversity and economic and social development through partnerships between people and nature
12. Q.70 (MOCK-13)

Statements:
1) President may by writing under his hand addressed to the Vice President resign his office
2) Executive power of the Union is vested in the President

13.

Q.37 Which of the following constitutes the world bank ?
1) International Bank for reconstruction & development
2) International Monetary fund
3) international Finance Corporation
4) International Development Association
Codes:
A) 1,2,3
B) 1,2,4
C 1,3,4
D) All are correct
Ans. B

In original paper just see the options & you will find only IMF is present in mock paper’s options, so you may get the answer.

14.

Q.2(MOCK-14)

In context with the Sattriya which is the Indian dance tradition, consider the statements:

1) Sattriya Nritya is an accompaniment to the Ankia Naat (a form of Assamese one-act plays)
2) It is usually performed in the sattras

15.

Q.3 (MOCK-14)

In context with the venture Capital Fund, which among the following are correct ?
1) It earns money by owning equity in the companies
2) It is considered as a risk free
3) It is Private equity
Codes:
A) 1 & 3
B) 2 & 3
C) 1 & 2
D) 1,2,3

In this question also after looking at explanation..you will get your answer

16.

Q.72 (MOCK-14)

Which of the following are the financial committees of the Parliament in India?
1) Public Account Committee
2) Estimates Committee
3) Committee on public undertakings
Codes:
A) Only 1
B) 1,2,3
C) 1 & 3
D) 1 & 2

After looking at EXPLANATION you will get your answer.
This question is very simple..after going through all the modules..you may get the answer.

For example if someone asks you “ from which field Mr. Narendra Modi belongs to ?” 

17.

Q.133 (MOCK-19) Statements:
1) Balance of Payments represents better picture of a country’s economic transactions than the Balance of Trade

2) Balance of Payments takes into account exchange of both visible & invisible items whereas Balance of trade does not

18.

Q.40 (MOCK-10)

Statements:
1) National calendar based on the saka era with Chaitra as its first month
2) Dates of the national calendar have a permanent correspondence with dates of the Gregorian calendar
Codes:
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both are correct
D) Both are incorrect

19.

Q.20 (mock-1)

Compare the differences between Respiration & Photosynthesis :
1) Photosynthesis is an Exothermic Process while Respiration is a Reduction process.
2) Carbon dioxide is the product in Respiration while it is the substrate in Photosynthesis.
3) Both Respiration & Photosynthesis requires Cytochromes & Glucose.
Codes:
A) 1 & 3
B) 2 & 3
C) Only 2
D) Only 3
Ans. C

In potential energy heat is released ?
In option 1 of mock series it is simply denoting that It is not an exothermic process that means heat is not released.So Ans in IAS exam is B.

20.

Q.39 (MOCK-5)

Statements:
1) Glacial Ice is used for the measurement of the Oxygen isotope for determining climate change
2) Relief rainfall only occurs in a summer