10000 Questions for Prelims 2020 | Prelims 2020 Marathon

Dear Friends,

Let is share and post / paste here questions of various test series . If we crowd source enough, we know that questions will come from here. There was a thread of crowd sourced questions in the past, where @wunwun @burger @pizza and all had contributed and that year we had many questions come from there. 


Let us start this initiative. Also please follow the convention followed last year by @neyawn Sir, let us number the questions in a serial number.


Here I am starting


#1Choose correct statements

1) M N Roy was the founder of Communism in India

2) M N Roy first mooted the idea of Constituent Assembly

3) Patel was the Chairman of Committee on negotiating with states

4) Nehru was the Chairman of Drafting Committee


Select correct

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) None of t

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Consider the following statements about a National Park:

1. It is inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

2. Himalayan Musk Deer and Himalayan Tahr are important fauna found in this park.

3. It is situated in the transition zone between Western and Eastern Himalayas.

4. The Park is opened for the visitors only for 6 months in a year.

The above statements refer to which of the
following National Park?

a) Gangotri National park
b) Pin Valley National Park.
c) Dachigam National Park
d) Nanda Devi National Park

d

Correct. Opens only in summer months. 

Eclectic,
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What of the following correctly describes the
concept of 'Anchor Banks'?

a) Banks that will offer insurance services along with normal banking services.
b) Banks that will take drive of consolidation process among public sector banks.
c) Banks that will purchase rising NPAs of Public Sector Banks.
d) Banks to lend for short-term and less-risky sectors of economy.

B?

or A?

B is correct. 

Eclectic,
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Consider the following protected areas:

1. Nagarhole National Park
2. Mukurthi National Park
3. Silent Valley National Park

Which of the given above protected area(s)is/are located in the state of Karnataka?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) None of the above

a

silent valley- kerala

Correct. 

Nagarhole - KArnataka 

Mukurthi - TamilNadu

Eclectic,
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Which of the following gases are capable of trapping the outgoing infrared radiation from the earth?

1. Methane
2. Nitrous oxide
3. Water vapour
4. Chlorofluorocarbons
5. Carbon dioxide

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1, 2 and 3 only
c) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
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Which of the following statements is /are correct about Sentinelese Tribes?

1. It is a tribe that lives in Lakshwadeep Islands.
2. They are hunter-gatherers and are fiercely hostile to outside contact.
3. Traditional areas occupied by the tribes have been declared as reserves.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 2 only
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Consider the following statements about the Predators in an ecosystem:

1. They help in transferring the energy fixed by the lower trophic level to higher trophic level.
2. They help in checking the growth of prey population.
3. They help in preventing the extinction of species due to increment in inter-specific competition.

Which of the given above statement(s) is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
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Which of the following are herbivores marine mammals?

1. Sea cows
2. Sea lion
3. Seals
4. Manatees
5. Dugong

Choose the correct answer from the given codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 4 only
b) 1, 4 and 5 only
c) 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
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Which of the following is the correct meaning of Bio-prospecting?


a) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity for products of economic importance.
b) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity for conservationof biodiversity.
c) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity to look for reasons of extinction of certain species.
d) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity to find origins of the earth.

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Which of the following statements is /are correct about Sentinelese Tribes?

1. It is a tribe that lives in Lakshwadeep Islands.
2. They are hunter-gatherers and are fiercely hostile to outside contact.
3. Traditional areas occupied by the tribes have been declared as reserves.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 2 only


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Which of the following is the correct meaning of Bio-prospecting?


a) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity for products of economic importance.
b) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity for conservationof biodiversity.
c) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity to look for reasons of extinction of certain species.
d) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity to find origins of the earth.

a

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Which of the following are herbivores marine mammals?

1. Sea cows
2. Sea lion
3. Seals
4. Manatees
5. Dugong

Choose the correct answer from the given codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 4 only
b) 1, 4 and 5 only
c) 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only

b

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Consider the following statements about the Predators in an ecosystem:

1. They help in transferring the energy fixed by the lower trophic level to higher trophic level.
2. They help in checking the growth of prey population.
3. They help in preventing the extinction of species due to increment in inter-specific competition.

Which of the given above statement(s) is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

b?


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Consider the following statements about the Predators in an ecosystem:

1. They help in transferring the energy fixed by the lower trophic level to higher trophic level.
2. They help in checking the growth of prey population.
3. They help in preventing the extinction of species due to increment in inter-specific competition.

Which of the given above statement(s) is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

b?


Correct

By consuming the food from lower tropics they derive the energy from it and transfer it to higher trophic level. As they keep the prey population under control, the interspecific competition gets reduced among the prey species.

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Which of the following are herbivores marine mammals?

1. Sea cows
2. Sea lion
3. Seals
4. Manatees
5. Dugong

Choose the correct answer from the given codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 4 only
b) 1, 4 and 5 only
c) 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only

b

Correct

Sea Cows, Manatees and Dugongs are herbivores marine mammals. They make their living grazing on sea grasses, marine algae in coastal temperate and tropical waters of North America, Asia and Africa. Seals and sea lions come under the order of carnivores.

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Which of the following is the correct meaning of Bio-prospecting?


a) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity for products of economic importance.
b) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity for conservationof biodiversity.
c) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity to look for reasons of extinction of certain species.
d) The process of exploring molecular, genetic and species-level diversity to find origins of the earth.

a

Correct - A

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Which of the following statements is /are correct about Sentinelese Tribes?

1. It is a tribe that lives in Lakshwadeep Islands.
2. They are hunter-gatherers and are fiercely hostile to outside contact.
3. Traditional areas occupied by the tribes have been declared as reserves.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 2 only


C is correct. 

The Sentinelese are a negrito tribe who live on the North Sentinel Island of the Andamans. The inhabitants are connected to the Jarawa on the basis of physical, as well as linguistic similarities. Their numbers are believed to be less than 150 and as low as 40.

They resist contact with outsiders and are frequently seen to be violently reacting to any contacts.

The entire North Sentinel Island along with 5 km coastal sea from high water mark is notified as tribal reserve.

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Which among the following pieces of architecture belongs to the Mauryan period?

a) Queen and attendants in Badami
b) Bhitargaon temple
c) Yakshi figure from Didarganj
d) Lepakshi temple
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The 1938 Session of Indian National Congress was of great significance in the history of Indian Freedom Movement due to:

a) The iteration of the meaning of Swaraj for the first time in the Congress session.
b) The Congress committed itself to economic planning and setting up a National Planning Committee.
c) Decision to launch the Quit India movement.
d) Decision to participate in the Round Table Conference in London was taken.
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Which of the following literary source(s) have reference to the Age of Mauryas?
1. Arthashastra
2. Indika
3. Mudrarakshasa
4. Amarakosha

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 1, 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
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Consider the following statements about Photosynthesis:

1. Only plants with green leaves are capable of photosynthesis to produce energy.
2. Higher concentration of carbon dioxide helps in increasing the rate of photosynthesis.
3. Both glucose and oxygen are by-products of photosynthesis.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a) 1and 2 only
b) 1 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only
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