Daily MCQs for UPSC/State PSC Exams: 10 August 2018

Daily MCQs for UPSC/State PSC Exams

Q1. Brasilia declaration is related to which of the following?

A. Wildlife conservation
B. Forest conservation
C. Road safety
D. Cyber security

Q2. Consider the following statements

1. Only English is considered as the official language of India according to the constitution.
2. The members of parliament are free to conduct the business in their mother tongue.

Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q3. Consider the following statements:

1. The knowledge of Indian herbs and medicinal plants had reached the western world through Greeks and Romans
2. Arabic translation of Charaka and SushrutaSamhitas in the eighth century A.D. influenced European and west Asian medicinal system during the middle ages

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q4. With reference to reign of Harsha, consider the following statements:

1. Harsha's empire extended from the Punjab to northern Orissa and from Himalayas to the banks of Narmada
2. Harsha launched a campaign so as to extend his empire beyond the Narmada but failed to do so
3. In the history of India, Harsha earned an undying reputation not so much for his peaceful activities as for his conquests

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

Q5. The distinguishing feature of a federal government is:

A. National government gives some powers to the provincial governments.
B. Power is distributed among the legislature, executive and judiciary.
C. Governmental power is divided between different levels of government.
D. Elected officials exercise supreme power in the government.

Q6. In dealing with social divisions, which one of the following statements is not correct about democracy?

A. Due to political competition in a democracy, social divisions get reflected in politics.
B. In a democracy it is possible for communities to voice their grievances in a peaceful manner.
C. Democracy is the best way to accommodate social diversity.
D. Democracy always leads to disintegration of society on the basis of social divisions.

Q7. Consider the following statements :

1. The leaves other than green also have chlorophyll.
2. The synthesis of food in plants occurs in the roots and transported to the leaves.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only 
C. 1 and 2 both
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q8. You often see slimy, green patched in ponds or in other stagnant water bodies. These are generally formed by the growth of orgnasims called -

A. algae
B. moss
C. lichens
D. fungus

Q9. Which one of the following is included in biosphere?

A. only plants
B. all living and non-living organisms
C. Only animals
D. All living organisms

Q10. Which of the following is/are Sub-tropical desert?

1. Great Sandy Desert
2. Patagonian Desert
3. Gobi Desert
4. Kalahari Desert

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A. 1 and 3
B. 2 and 4
C. 1 and 4
D. 1,2,3 and 4

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