UPSC 2019: MCQs Sample Paper-11 for IAS Prelims GS Paper1

UPSC 2019: MCQs Sample Paper-11 for IAS Prelims GS I. Find below the questions for today in MCQ Sample Paper for Prelims GS I. 

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UPSC PROGRAMME OF CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATIONS AND IFS – 2019

Exam

Date of Notification

Last Date for Receipt of Applications

Date of Commencement of Exam

Duration of Exam

Civil Services Prelims

19/2/2019

 

18/3/2019

 

2/6/2019

 

1 Day

Indian Forest Services Prelims (Through CSE Prelims)

19/2/2019

 

18/3/2019

 

2/6/2019

 

1 Day

Civil Services Mains

   

20/9/2019

5 Days

Indian Forest Services Mains

   

1/12/2019

10 days

Q1. Consider the following statements:

  1. BHIM is a biometric payment system app using Aadhar platform, and is based on Unified Payment Interface (UPI) to facilitate e-payments directly through bank.
  2. The payments through the new system (BHIM App) can be made by just a thumb impression after the bank account is linked with Aadhaar gateway.

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q2. Consider the following statements:

  1. In May, 2016, Government for the first time adopted a comprehensive National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy to lay future roadmap for intellectual property.
  2. This policy aims to improve Indian intellectual property ecosystem, hopes to create an innovation movement in the country and aspires towards “Creative India; Innovative India” “रचनात्मक भारत; अभिनव भारत”.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding “NATIONAL AYUSH MISSION (NAM)”:

  1. The basic objective of NAM is to promote AYUSH medical systems through cost effective AYUSH services, strengthening of educational systems, facilitate the enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU &H) drugs and sustainable availability of ASU & H raw-materials.
  2. Although the NAM contemplates establishment of a National Mission, corresponding Missions at the State level is not envisioned.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q4. Consider the following statements with respect to the concept ‘Distance to Frontier’ as featured in “The World Banks’ Doing Business 2017” report:

  1. The absolute score of ‘Distance to Frontier’ measures the gap between India and the global best practice.
  2. In the 2017 report, this absolute score has increased for two consecutive years.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q5. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project Implementation Trust Fund (DMIC-PITF Trust) is now re-designated with an expanded mandate of integrated development of Industrial Corridors.
  2. This would be an Apex body under administrative control of DIPP for coordinated and unified development of all industrial corridors in the country.

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q6. Which of the following rivers is known as ‘Dakshina Ganga’ or ‘Ganges of the South’?

  1. Kaveri
  2. Krishna
  3. Mahanadi
  4. Godavari

 

 

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) is a non-profit organisation formed to provide IT infrastructure and services to the Central and State Governments, taxpayers and other stakeholders for the implementation of GST.
  2. The government of India holds 51% stake in GSTN.

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

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 only
  3. 2 only
  4. None

 

 

Q8. Which of the following products are outside the purview of GST?

  1. Alcohol for human consumption
  2. Electricity
  3. Medicines

 

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 2

 

 

Q9. In light of the GST Act, which of the following statements are true?

  1. GST is to be levied on supply of goods or services.
  2. All transactions and processes would be only through electronic mode.
  3. Cross utilization of goods and services will be allowed.

 

  1. 2 only
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 3 only

 

 

Q10. Jain literature was chiefly written in which of the following language(s)?

  1. Sanskrit
  2. Pali
  3. Prakrit

 

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 2

 

 

Check out the answer key for the above GS I sample questions:

  1. D   2. C    3. A    4. C    5. D    6. A    7. B    8. D   9. C   10. C

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