IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 187 - 189 of 210

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Question number: 187

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2017

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The terms ‘Event Horizon’, ‘Singularity’, ‘String Theory’ and ‘Standard Model’ are sometimes seen in the news in the context of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Observation and understanding of the Universe

b.

Origin and evolution of living organisms on the Earth

c.

Placing satellites in the orbit of the Earth

d.

Study of the solar and the lunar eclipses

Question number: 188

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

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In India, Judicial Review implies

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The power of the Judiciary to review all the legislative enactments before they are assented to by the President.

b.

The power of the Judiciary to review its own judgements given earlier in similar or different cases.

c.

The power of the Judiciary to question the wisdom of the laws enacted by the Legislatures.

d.

The power of the Judiciary to pronounce upon the constitutionality of laws and executive orders.

Question number: 189

» History

Appeared in Year: 2017

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With reference to Manipuri Sankirtana, consider the following statements:

1. It is a song and dance performance.

2. Cymbals are the only musical instruments used in the performance.

3. It is performed to narrate the life and deeds of Lord Krishna.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 only

b.

1,2 and 3.

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

2 and 3 only

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