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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 41]

  • IASbaba
  • July 28, 2015
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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 41]

 

 

Topic- Science & Technology, Eco-Survey and Current Affairs

 

 

1. Consider the following regarding Reflecting surface of a spherical mirror

  1. Centre of curvature is part of the mirror
  2. The centre of curvature of a concave mirror lies behind the mirror
  3. The centre of curvature of a convex mirror lies in front of it.

Select the WRONG statement/s

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. None

 

2. Consider the following

  1. Wavelength
  2. Frequency
  3. Size of the particle
  4. Mass of the particle

Colour of the scattered light depends on

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  3. Only 3
  4. 1, 2 and 4

 

3. The flow of charge in a conducting metallic wire depends on

  1. Chemical reaction
  2. Gravity
  3. Potential Difference
  4. Current

Select the correct code/s

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

 

4. Superconductors have been an exciting field of research for scientists due to its properties that can transform the outlook of application based technologies in years to come. Consider the following regarding this

  1. In all Superconductors, magnetism and superconductivity are mutually exclusive.
  2. The major problem in application of superconducting materials in daily life is the high temperature process of heating that restricts its usage.
  3. MAGLEV technology and Smart Grid finds application of superconductivity

 Select the correct code/s

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. Only 1
  3. 1 and 2
  4. Only 3

 

5. With reference to Cloud computing and Grid computing consider the following statements

  1. Grid computing puts resources into one place while Cloud computing distributes it to many locations.
  2. Cloud computing is typically for many small tasks while grid computing is suited for a few large tasks.
  3. Large cloud computing instances utilize grid computing internally.

Select the correct code/s

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. Only 2

 

6. Internet Service Provider and Internet Protocol are commonly used when we think about internet. Consider the following regarding them

  1. One cannot have IP without ISP
  2. ISP is the provider of the internet connection while IP is a unique network identifier
  3. The ISP is always the same while some subscribers can have constantly changing IPs
    IPs are limited while ISPs are not
  4. IPs can exist without the internet while ISPs cannot

Select the correct code/s

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

 

7. “Fragile Five” includes

  1. Nigeria
  2. Brazil
  3. India
  4. Turkey
  5. Greece
  6. Indonesia
  7. South Africa

Select the correct option

  1. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7
  2. 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7
  3. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
  4. 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7

 

8. Macro-Economic Vulnerability Index adds up

  1. Balance of Payment
  2. Fiscal Deficit
  3. Rate of Inflation
  4. Current Account Deficit
  5. Depreciation

Select the correct code/s

  1. 1, 2, 3, 4
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  4. 2, 3, 4 and 5

 

 

9. Correctly match the following committees recently in news

                               Name                                                              Area

  1. Shanta Kumar Committee                                              FCI
  2. Meena Kumari Committee                                    Minimum Support Price
  3. Ramesh Chand Committe                                     Deep Sea Fishing
  4. Param Rajput                                                           Status of Women

Correct option

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

 

10. Recently World Hepatitis Day was celebrated around the globe. Consider the following statements regarding Hepatitis

  1. It is a form of inflammatory disease
  2. There are 5 form of Hepatitis Virus i.e A, B, C, D and E
  3. All viruses are transmitted through consumption of contaminated water or food

Select the correct code/s

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

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