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Happy Independence Day-Daily Prelims Test [Day 59]

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  • August 15, 2015
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Happy Independence Day to all of you 🙂 

Apart from Science and Technology questions, we have covered some MAP based questions from current affairs. Hope you like it.

 

IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 59]

 

Topic- Science & Tech, Current Affairs and Map based Questions

 

 

1. Consider the following statement

An ordinary light bulb has a rather short life because the 

  1. Filament wire is not uniform.
  2. Bulb cannot be evacuated completely.
  3. Wires supporting the filament melt at high temperatures.

Which of the above statements are correct?

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

 

2. The blood glucose level is commonly expressed as

  1. Grams per litre
  2. PPM
  3. Mm of Hg
  4. Milligram per decilitre

 

3. Consider the following statements regarding a motor car battery

  1. The voltage is usually 12 V.
  2. Electrolyte used is hydrochloric acid.
  3. Electrodes are lead and copper.
  4. Capacity is expressed in ampere-hour.

Which of the above statements are correct?

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

 

4. With reference to the latest developments in stem cell research, consider the following statements: 

  1. Stem cells are unspecialized cells and cannot give rise to specialized cells.
  2. Embryonic stem cells are also called as somatic stem cells
  3. Embryonic stem cells can become all cell types of the body because they are pluripotent.
  4. Adult stem cells are thought to be limited to differentiating into different cell types of their tissue of origin.

Which of these statements are correct?

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

 

 

5. Match the following

Geological Parks                                                 Location

  1. Nehru Park                                                       Hyderabad
  2. Suketi Fossil Park                                            Himachal Pradesh
  3. National Fossil Wood Park                           Tamil Nadu

Which of the above are correctly matched?

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

 

6. Consider the following differences between Holography and Photography

  1. Both require lens to record images
  2. If hologram is broken into pieces, it can still reconstruct the images unlike photography
  3. Both works on the principle of diffraction and interference

Select the INCORRECT statement/s

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

 

7. Consider the following statements

  1. Plasma television faces the issue of screen burn-in of static images unlike LCD
  2. LCD uses more electricity compared to Plasma.
  3. LCD weighs less and produces less heat.
  4. Plasma television is better in displaying faster moving images than LCD.

Select the correct answer

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

 

8. High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) consists of HSDPA and HSUPA. Consider the following statements regarding them

  1. In general HSUPA is installed before HSDPA for better service.
  2. HSDPA has much faster speeds compared to HSUPA
  3. HSPA is commonly referred to as 3.5 G

Select the WRONG statement/s

  1. Only 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. Only 1
  4. All

 

9. Consider the following differences between GPRS and GSM Technology

  1. GSM is an upgraded version of GPRS
  2. GPRS is a data service while GSM handles both voice and data traffic
  3. GSM has more slot for users than GPRS

Select the correct code

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

 

10. Which one of the following is the secondary source of light in a fluorescent lamp?

  1. Neon Lamp
  2. Mercury vapour
  3. Fluorescent coating on the glass
  4. Argon gas

 

11. Consider the following statements

  1. Situated east of Madagascar in Indian ocean
  2. Recently MH370 debris has been found on this island
  3. Occupied by the French and has Euro as its currency

Select the correct answer using codes

  1. Marshall Island
  2. Diego Garcia
  3. Reunion Island
  4. Christmas Island

 

12. Select the odd one out of the following on the basis of climate

  1. Jordon
  2. Israel
  3. Lebanon
  4. Turkey

 

13. Consider the following statements

  1. Mitun is the state animal
  2. Myanmar borders on the East
  3. About a million Amur Falcon roost in this State

Select the correct answer using the code

  1. Mizoram
  2. Manipur
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Nagaland

 

14. Consider the following statements

  1. Declared the first ‘Open Defecation Free’ district in the country
  2. Has won the United Nations Public Service Award 2015 in the category of improving delivery of public services.

Select the correct answer using the code

  1. South Dinajpur
  2. Nadia
  3. Murshidabad
  4. Bankura

 

15. Consider the following statements

  1. Zemu glacier occupies the north of the State
  2. Red Panda is the State animal
  3. Famous for its hot springs

Select the correct answer

  1. Arunanchal Pradesh
  2. Sikkim
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Mizoram

 

16. Consider the following statements

  1. It is separated from EUROPE by Strait of Gibraltar
  2. Rif Mountains are located in the North of the country
  3. The capital is Rabat

Select the correct answer

  1. Algeria
  2. Tunisia
  3. Mauritania
  4. Morocco

 

17. Major Inland Waterways of India

Match the three columns

  1. NW1         Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hoogly river                   Allahabad – Haldia stretch
  2. NW2                 Brahmaputra                                           Sadiya – Assam stretch
  3. NW3                 West Coast canals                                  Kollam – Kottapuram
  4. NW4                Krishna and Godavari                            Kakinada – Puducherry
  5. NW5          Mahanadi- Brahmani river                         Talcher – Dhamra
  6. NW6                     Barak river                                          Karimganj to Lakhipur

Select the correct answer

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

 

 

18. Match the followings

             Waterfalls in India                                                                            Location

  1. Dudsagar                                                                                                        M.P
  2. Dugdhdhara                                                                                                  Goa
  3. Chitrakot                                                                                                 Andhra Pradesh
  4. Kandhadhar                                                                                               Odisha
  5. Talakona                                                                                                  Chhattisgarh
  6. Nohsngithiang                                                                                        Meghalaya

Select the correct codes

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

 

 

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