CITIZENSHIP (INDIAN POLITY)

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NOVEMBER 20 - CITIZENSHIP (INDIAN POLITY)

Questions are related to Indian Citizenship from 'Indian Polity and Governance'.

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Which of the following rights and privileges are conferred by the Constitution on the citizens of India but not on the aliens?
1. Art 19
2. Art 15
3. Art 30

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Choose the correct statement(s)
1. The Citizenship Act of 1955 prescribes only three types of acquisition of citizenship - by birth, registration and naturalisation.
2. The Citizenship Act only provides for acquisition of citizenship and not loss of citizenship.

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Which of the following is NOT associated with the acquisition of citizenship by Naturalisation ?
1. If he has an adequate knowledge of a language specified in the eighth schedule to the Constitution.
2. If he is not a subject or citizen of any country where citizens of India are prevented from becoming subjects or citizens of that country by naturalisation.
3. A person who is married to a citizen of India and and is ordinarily resident in India for seven years before making an application.

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Which of the following statements are correct?
1. In India, a naturalised citizen is not eligible for the office of the President.
2. The Constitution deals with citizenship from Articles 5 to 11 in Part II.

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Which among the following warrants 'Loss of Citizenship by Deprivation'?

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SALIENT FEATURES OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

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NOVEMBER 17 - SALIENT FEATURES OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION (INDIAN POLITY)

Questions are based on the Salient Features of the Indian Constitution.

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Which of the following are the features of Parliamentary Government in India?
1. Dissolution of the Lower House.
2. Absence of nominal and real executives.
3. Membership of the ministers in the legislature.

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Choose the correct statement(s):

1. Originally, the Constitution guaranteed nine Fundamental Rights.
2. The term 'Secular' was added to the Preamble of the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act of 1976.

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With reference to the Borrowed features of the Indian Constitution, consider the following statements:
1. The structural part of the Constitution to a large extent is derived from the American Constitution.
2. The most profound influence and material source of the Constitution was the Government of India Act 1935.
3. Dr. B R Ambedkar was a fierce critic of the borrowed features of the Constitution and condemned it as 'patchwork' or 'bag of borrowings'.

Choose the correct statement(s)

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Identify the incorrect statement:

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Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts together is hailed 'Mini-Constitition'.
2. The Drafting Committee provided for 'Basic Structure' to prevent monumental changes to the Constitution.
3. The Supreme Court of India is the guardian of the Constitution.
4. Comptroller and Auditor General of India Act as a guardian of public purse.

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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND & MAKING OF THE CONSTITUTION

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NOVEMBER 15 - HISTORICAL BACKGROUND & MAKING OF THE CONSTITUTION (INDIAN POLITY)

Questions are based on Historical Background and the Making of Constituent Assembly from Indian Polity and Governance.

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Which of the following statements are correct with respect to the Government of India Act of 1858?

1. The Act abolished the Office of Secretary of State for India.
2. It abolished the Board of Control and Court of Directors.
3. The Act was enacted in the aftermath of the Revolt of 1857.

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With reference to Constituent Assembly, consider the following statements.
1. The Constituent Assembly was constituted in 1946 under the scheme formulated by the Wavell Plan.
2. All the representatives of the British Provinces and the Princely States were nominated to the Constituent Assembly.

Choose the correct statement(s)

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Which of the following functions were performed by the Constituent Assembly?
1. Enacting of Ordinary Laws.
2. Making of the Constitution.
3. Electing the first President of India.
4. Adopting the National Song.

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Identify the incorrect statement:

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Select the correct pair(s)
1. Union Powers Committee - Jawaharlal Nehru
2. Union Constitution Committee - Dr. B. R Ambedkar
3. Provincial Constitution Committee - Sardar Patel

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INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

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NOVEMBER 11 - INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

Questions are primarily based on Indian Physical Geography.

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With respect to Geography of India, which of the following statements are correct?
1. The southernmost point of the country is the Pygmalion Point.
2. India is the seventh largest country in the world.
3. India’s longest border is with Pakistan while the shortest border is with Myanmar.

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Consider the following statements with respect to Coastline of India:
1. Coastline of Submergence is formed either by an uplift of the land or by the lowering of the sea level.
2. The sands of Kerala coast have large quantity of Monazite which is used for nuclear power.

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Identify the incorrect statement:

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Choose the correct statements:
1. Duncan passage separates Little Andaman from South Andaman.
2. Lakshadweep Islands are coral islands.
3. The Andaman islands are divided into five main islands i.e. North, Top, Middle, Little and South.
4. Among the Nicobar islands, the Car Nicobar is the largest.

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Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Plateaus?
1. Marwar Plateau is also called Madhya Bharat Pathar or Madhya Bharat Plateau.
2. Most of the peninsular rivers flow west to east indicating its general slope.
3. The Karnataka Plateau lies to the south of the Maharashtra plateau.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS

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NOVEMBER 5 - CURRENT AFFAIRS

Questions are related to Current events of national and international importance.

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The “Wolbachia method” is related to?

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Recently, G20 Summit 2021 was held in Rome, Italy. Which of the following countries are not part of G20 ?

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Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) seen in news frequently is associated with

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Consider the following statements about The Defence Acquisition Council:
1. The Defence Acquisition Council is the highest decision-making body in the Ministry of Home Affairs for deciding on new policies and capital acquisitions for the three services (Army, Navy and Air Force) and the Indian Coast Guard.
2.  The Minister of Defence is the Chairman of the Council.

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The BASIC countries (also Basic countries) are a bloc of four large newly industrialized countries. Which among the following is not a BASIC country ?

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The average score is 65%

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CURRENT AFFAIRS

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NOVEMBER 5 - CURRENT AFFAIRS

Questions are related to Current events of national and international importance.

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The “Wolbachia method” is related to?

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Recently, G20 Summit 2021 was held in Rome, Italy. Which of the following countries are not part of G20 ?

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Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) seen in news frequently is associated with

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Consider the following statements about The Defence Acquisition Council:
1. The Defence Acquisition Council is the highest decision-making body in the Ministry of Home Affairs for deciding on new policies and capital acquisitions for the three services (Army, Navy and Air Force) and the Indian Coast Guard.
2.  The Minister of Defence is the Chairman of the Council.

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The BASIC countries (also Basic countries) are a bloc of four large newly industrialized countries. Which among the following is not a BASIC country ?

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The average score is 65%

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GEOGRAPHY MAPPING

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NOVEMBER 3 - GEOGRAPHY MAPPING

Questions are mapping-based. (Locations in news and Economic Geography).

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Which of the following countries are landlocked ?
1. Mongolia
2. Nepal
3. Switzerland
4. Afghanistan
5. Ethiopia

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Select the correct pair(s) : Gold distribution.

1. Olimpiada gold mine - Russia
2. Lihir gold mine - Papua New Guinea
3. Cortez gold mine - South Africa

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Consider the following statements about Sargasso Sea:
1. While all other seas in the world are defined at least in part by land boundaries, the Sargasso Sea is defined only by ocean currents.
2. The Volga River accounts for about eighty percent of the inflow of water into the Sea.

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The strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara. It is popularly known as the strait of Istanbul. This strait is internationally recognized as the narrowest strait used for navigation in the world.

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Identify the incorrect statement:

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CURRENT AFFAIRS

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NOVEMBER 2 - CURRENT AFFAIRS

Questions are related to Current events of national and international importance.

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India has been reporting rising cases of Dengue. Choose the correct statement(s) with respect to Dengue fever:

1. Dengue is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus (Genus Flavivirus).
2. The disease has a seasonal pattern.
3. Even though humans are the primary host of the virus, non-human primates are also carriers.

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The term 'Pegasus' seen frequently in news is associated with:

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India successfully tested nuclear-capable Agni-V ballistic missile. Which of the following statements regarding Agni-V are correct ?
1. The Agni-V Intercontinental-range Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weighs close to 5,000 kilograms.
2. The first test of the Agni-5 missile was carried out in April 2012.
3. It has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation.

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It refers to a difference between the salary negotiated by a company and the one that is actually paid to an employee by the end of the work period.

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Identify the incorrect statement:

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ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

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November 1 - ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Questions are based on Environment, Biodiversity and Ecology.

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Uttarakhand forest department has developed a Lichen Park in Munsiyari. Consider the following statements about Lichens.
1. They act as bioindicators.
2. Lichens can be used as key ingredient in many cuisines.
3. Lichens can grow only on rocks.

Choose the correct statement(s):

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With reference to Central Zoo Authority, consider the following statements:
1. It is not a statutory body.
2. Union Home Minister is the chairperson of the Central Zoo Authority.
3. It was formed immediately after the Independence in 1947.

Choose the correct statement (s)

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Select the correct pair(s)
1. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve - Rajasthan
2. Periyar Tiger Reserve - Tamil Nadu
3. Pakke Tiger Reserve - Arunachal Pradesh

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Identify the incorrect statement.

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Choose the correct statements with respect to Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD):
1. Water pollution by organic wastes is measured in terms of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD).
2. The higher value of BOD indicates low DO content of water.

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The average score is 50%

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POLLUTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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OCTOBER 30 - POLLUTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE (ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY)

Questions are based on relevant topics related to Climate Change and Pollution.

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Select the correct pair(s)
Gas and Sources

1. Methane - Landfills, Termites
2. Nitrogen Oxides - Burning fossil fuels, Fertilizers
3. Chlorofluorocarbons - Refrigeration, Solvents

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Consider the following statement(s) about Black Carbon :
1. It is also known as Soot.
2. Black carbon warms the earth by absorbing heat in the atmosphere and by increasing the albedo.
3. Black carbon stays in the atmosphere for only several days to weeks.

Choose the correct statement(s)

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Identify the incorrect statement.

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With reference to Radiation, consider the following statements:
1. Non-ionizing radiations are constituted by the electromagnetic waves at the shorter wavelength of the spectrum ranging from X-rays to Gamma rays.
2. In a microwave oven, the radiation causes water molecules in the cooking medium to vibrate faster and thus raising its temperature.

Choose the correct statement(s)

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Which of the following statements is correct ?

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CURRENT AFFAIRS

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OCTOBER 29 - CURRENT AFFAIRS

Questions are related to events of national and international importance.

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Consider the following statements about Radio over Internet Protocol:

1. RoIP is similar to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) but with radio communication features and abilities.
2. RoIP works in a half-duplex mode where multiple radio devices can communicate at a time.

Choose the correct statement(s)

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Allium Negianum, seen in news, is

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Which of the following statement(s) are correct about Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) Commission :

1. Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) Commission is a statutory body under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
2. IPC set standards for identity, purity and strength of drugs required from health care perspective of human beings and animals.

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The report ‘State of Climate Services’ 2021 was released by

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With reference to Green Term-Ahead Market (GTAM), Consider the following statements:
1. Green Day Ahead market (GDAM) is a marketplace for trading of renewable power on a day-ahead basis.
2. There will be separate price discoveries for the both the conventional and renewables.

Choose the correct statement(s)

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ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY

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OCTOBER 28 - ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY

Questions are based on relevant topics related to geography of economic activities and the exploitation of resources for economic gain.

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Consider the following statements about Coal formation and distribution:
1. Most of the world’s coal was formed in Carboniferous age.
2. Capacity of coal to give energy depends upon the percentage of carbon content.

Choose the correct statements(s)

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Which of the following statements are incorrect ?

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Which of the following statements are correct?

1. Pyrite is a sulphide of iron.
2. Lead is a constituent in bronze alloy and is used as an anti-friction metal.
3. Lead nitrate is used in dyeing and printing.

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Identify the incorrect statement:

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Choose the correct statement(s) with respect to Gold and Silver distribution and production across India:
1. No South Indian State produces Gold except Andhra Pradesh.
2. Zawar mines in Udaipur district of Jharkhand is the major producer of Gold in India.
3. The Tundoo Lead Smelter in Dhanbad district of Gujarat is a major silver producer.

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BASIC TERMS OF ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

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OCTOBER 27 - BASIC TERMS OF ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Questions are based on Basic terminologies in Environment and Ecology.

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Which of the following statements are correct ?
1. Quaternary consumers are usually at the top of a food chain as they have no natural predators.
2. Tertiary consumers can also be an omnivore.
3. Heterotrophs are organisms that depend on other organisms for food.

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Consider the following statement about 'Major Communities' with reference to Ecology.
1. They are dependent on neighbouring communities and are often called societies.
2. Tropical Evergreen Forests is an example for 'Major Community'.

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Consider the following statements about Ecological Succession and Choose the correct statements :
1. The entire sequence of communities that successively change in a given area is called Niche.
2. Succession that occurs on land where moisture content is low is called Hydrarch.

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It is a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat.

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Identify the incorrect statement.

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GEOMORPHOLOGY (GEOGRAPHY)

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OCTOBER 26 - GEOMORPHOLOGY (GEOGRAPHY)

Geomorphology is the study of physical features of the surface of the earth and their relation to its geological structures. Questions are based on relevant topics of Geomorphology for UPSC Prelims.

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Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. The crust is the outermost layer of the earth making up to more than 30 per cent of Earth’s mass.
  2. Mohorovicic (Moho) discontinuity forms the boundary between the crust and the asthenosphere

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These rocks have a lesser content of heavier minerals like iron and magnesium. Hence, they are less dense and are lighter in colour than basic rocks. These rocks constitute the sial portion of the crust. Due to the excess of silicon, acidic magma cools fast, and it does not flow and spread far away.

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Select the correct pair(s)

  1. Lake Victoria - Africa
  2. Lake Ladoga - Europe
  3. Lake Eyre - North America

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Which of the following are examples of Old Fold Mountains?

  1. Ural Mountains, Russia
  2. Appalachians, North America
  3. Aravalli Range, India

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Identify the incorrect statement.

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The average score is 55%

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CLIMATOLOGY (GEOGRAPHY)

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OCTOBER 25 - CLIMATOLOGY (GEOGRAPHY)

Questions are based on important topics from Climatology, relevant for UPSC Prelims.

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With reference to different kinds of Precipitation, choose the correct statements:

  1. Convectional precipitation is heavy but of short duration and highly localised.
  2. Orographic rainfall occurs when warm, humid air strikes a mountain range head on.
  3. Frontal Precipitation occurs along the zone of contact between a warm and cool air mass.

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With reference to Fronts, Consider the following statements:

  1. Frontogenesis involves convergence of two distinct air masses.
  2. Frontolysis involves overriding of one of the air mass by another.

Choose the correct statements:

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Which of the following statements about Maritime Polar Air Masses is/are correct ?

  1. The source region of these air masses are the oceans between 40° and 60° latitudes.
  2. During summer, the weather is less stable with higher prevalence of anticyclonic winds, warmer landmasses and lesser snow.

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Select the correct pair(s)

  1. Karaburun - Hot Dusty Wind
  2. Bora - Hot Moist Wind
  3. Khamsin - Cold Dry Wind

 

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Identify the incorrect statement regarding the structure of atmosphere:

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SOILS AND CROPS (GEOGRAPHY)

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OCTOBER 23 - SOILS AND CROPS (GEOGRAPHY)

Questions are based on important topics from Indian Geography.

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Which of the following are characteristics of Alluvial Soil?

  1. Porosity and texture provide good drainage favourable for agriculture.
  2. These soils are constantly replenished by the recurrent floods.
  3. The proportion of nitrogen in alluvial soil is generally very high.

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Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. The Khadar is the older alluvium along the river beds forming terraces higher than the flood plain.
  2. The Bhangar is composed of newer alluvium and forms the flood plains along the river banks.

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Which among the following statements about Black Soil is incorrect?

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Select the correct pair(s)(Crops-Varieties)

  1. Coffee - Robusta
  2. Wheat - Long Staple
  3. Rice - Aman

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Identify the disadvantages of High Yield Crops.

  1. Late maturation of crops is an undesirable characteristic of High Yield Crops.
  2. They require frequent weeding.
  3. The high yield crops when compared with the traditional varieties are generally more susceptible to diseases.

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ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

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OCTOBER 22 - ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Questions are based on Environment, Biodiversity and Ecology.

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This group includes both microscopic plants like algae and animals like crustaceans. They provide the base for the entire marine food web.They drift about in the water, allowing tides, currents, and other factors determine where they go.

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Consider the following statements about Photic or Euphotic Zones:
1. These are the lower layers of the aquatic ecosystems where light penetration and plant growth are restricted.
2. No respiration activity takes place in this zone.
3. It is also known an Profundal Zone.

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It means any process or activity or mechanism which removes a greenhouse gas or an aerosol from the atmosphere.

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Arrange the following Ramsar Sites as one proceeds from South to North?

  1. Kolleru Lake
  2. Chilika Lake
  3. Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
  4. Chandertal Wetland

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Which of the following statements about Animal Welfare Board of India are correct?

  1. It is a body established under Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
  2. Prime Minister is the ex-officio chairman of Animal Welfare Board of India.

 

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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

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OCTOBER 21 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Questions are related to International Relations, Organisations and Treaties.

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Which of the following countries are members of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.?

1. Laos
2. Cambodia
3. Vietnam

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Arrange the countries as one proceeds from south to north.
1. Eritrea
2. Saudi Arabia
3. Syria
4. Azerbaijan

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