UPSC Civil Services Prelims Mock Test Question Papers (GS) – Test 3

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Have a look at some of the model question papers for general studies (solved) already published in this website. This post is a continuation of the same series.

  1. UPSC Civil Services Prelims Mock Test Question Papers(GS) – Part 1
  2. UPSC Civil Services Prelims Mock Test Question Papers(GS) – Part 2

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Mock Test Questions (General Studies) – PART 3

1.  Which among the following statements is/are true about SEBI?

1. SEBI consists of a chairman and eight other members.
2. SEBI is a quasi-legislative body.
3. SEBI has its own sources of revenue.
4. Current settlement system prescribed by SEBI is T+3 system.

Options:

A) 1 only
B) 1, 2 and 3 only
C) 2, 3, and 4 only
D) All the above

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2. Read the following statements regarding CAG and find out the false statements.

1. CAG is part of both Union and State executive.
2. Salaries, allowances and pensions payable to persons serving in CAG’s office, will be charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India..
3.  CAG can be only be removed from office in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the High Court.
4. The reports of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India relating to the accounts of a State shall be submitted to the Governor of the State
5. CAG is responsible for auditing the accounts of the Union and State governments and public sector organizations, and for maintaining the accounts of State governments.

Also read:  UPSC Civil Services Prelims Mock Test Question Papers (GS) – Test 4

Options:

A) 3, 4, 5 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1, 2, 3 only
D) 1 and 3 only

3. Examine the following statements and find out the right statement(s) regarding Inflation.

1. Decreasing the reverse-repo rate can be a suggestive monitory policy to combat inflation.
2. Purchasing power of money decreases if there is inflation in the market.
3. Inflation favors the debtors.

Options:

A) 1 only
B) 1 and 2 only
C) 2 and 3 only
D) All the above

4. What are the difference between Zamindari, Mahalwari and Ryotwari land revenue systems?

  1. Under Zamindari system, Zamindars were given the rights to collect the rent from the peasants.
  2. In Ryotwari System, the ownership rights were handed over to the peasants. British Government collected taxes directly from the peasants.
  3. In the Mahalwari system, the villages committee was held responsible for collection of the taxes.

Options:

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) 1 and 2 only
D) 1, 2 and 3

5. Which of the following is true regarding Urban Heat Islands?

1. Usually, under the urban heat island phenomenon, the peripheral regions of urban centers exhibit higher mean temperatures than the central areas.
2. Carbon-di-oxide emission from vehicles and industries is the major reason behind Urban Heat Islands.

Options:

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) 1 and 2
D) None of the above

Solutions to UPSC Civil Services Prelims Mock Test Question Papers(GS) – Part 3

  1. Ans = B) 1, 2 and 3 only ( Current settlement system is T+2).
  2. Ans = D) 1 and 3 only ( CAG can be only be removed from office in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court. Also CAG is not part of Executive).
  3. C) 2 and 3 only (Increasing the bank rate is the suggestive measure to combat inflation).
  4. D) 1, 2 and 3.
  5. D) None of the above (Urban Heat Islands (UHI) are significantly warmer urban areas than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities. Construction materials absorb and retain more of the sun’s heat than natural materials in less developed rural areas. ).
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