IASbaba ’60 Day Plan- Prelims Test 2016 SCIENCE & TECH & CURRENT AFFAIRS [DAY 53]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 53]


Q.1) Hydra, a multi-cellular invertebrate of phylum cnidaria(coelenterata) can give rise to new offspring by various methods. Choose the method by which the offspring are produced with significant variations.

  1. budding
  2. regeneration
  3. sexual reproduction
  4. asexual reproduction

Q.2) Live Vaccines in current use include:

  1. BCG which is an attenuated Bovine strain of the tubercle bacillus
  2. Oral Polio virus vaccine
  3. TAB vaccine
  4. Smallpox vaccine prepared from cowpox virus.

Which of the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1,2 and 3
  3. 1,3 and 4
  4. All of the above

Q.3) Among the following organisms list out the asexually reproducing organisms:

  1. Paramoecium
  2. Euglena
  3. Earthworm
  4. Bird

Choose the appropriate code:

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

Q.4) Which of the following is a hereditary disease?

  1. Kwashiorkor
  2. Ringworm
  3. Down’s syndrome
  4. Polio

Q.5) Which among the following regulates and controls the amount of light entering the eye?

  1. pupil
  2. retina
  3. lens
  4. iris

Q.6) Consider the following Joint Military Exercises and participating countries

  1. IBSAMAR :: India Brazil and Argentina
  2. Garuda Shakti :: India and Sri Lanka
  3. Yudh Abhyas :: India and Nepal
  4. Nomadic Elephant :: India and Bhutan

Which of the following is incorrectly matched?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1,2 and 4
  4. All of the above

Q.7) Consider the following physical quantities

  1. Gravitational Potential
  2. Impulse
  3. Power
  4. Change in temperature

Which of the following are vector quantities?

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

Q.8) Project ReAnima is concerned with which of the following

  1. Revival of brain dead patients
  2. Macrocytic Anaemia
  3. A project of Disney India and Toonz Animation
  4. Retina Display

Q.9) Consider following statements with respect to CARTOSAT-2

  1. It is an Earth Observation Satellite
  2. It’s orbit is Polar Sun Synchronous
  3. It was launched by GSLV

Which of the statements are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.10) Consider the following statements with respect to Lithium-ion battery

  1. The anode is generally made of carbon and cathode of metal oxide
  2. Lithium ions move from cathode to anode during discharge

Select the incorrect statement/s

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

Q.11) The ripening of fruits can be accelerated by:

  1. Decreasing oxygen concentration of the surrounding
  2. Increasing ethylene concentration of the surrounding
  3. Reducing water supply to the plants
  4. Spraying urea during maturation of fruits

Q.12) The chief poisonous snakes of India are:

  1. Cobra, Krait, Python, Wolf-snake
  2. Sea Snake, Pit Viper, Krait, Cobra, Rat-snake
  3. Pit Viper, Russel’s Viper, Cobra, Krait, Sea snake
  4. Python, pit viper, cobra, Krait, Russel’s viper

Q.13) An antibiotic is:

  1. A chemical compound produced by a living organism that inhibits the growth of the other organisms.
  2. A compound synthesized by a living organisms that inhibits the growth of microbes.
  3. A synthetic compound inhibiting the growth of other organisms
  4. A synthetic compound inhibiting the growth of bacteria

Q.14) Which of the following is used as a lubricant in heavy machines?

  1. Bauxite
  2. Sulphur
  3. Phosphorus
  4. Graphite

Q.15) A hydrogen filled balloon,

  1. Always rises in air
  2. Rises only if its total weight is much less than the weight of air it displaces
  3. Rises only if its total weight is equal to the weight of air it displaces.
  4. Can never rise in the air

Q.16) The earth and the moon are about the same distance from the sun, yet on the average the earth is much warmer than the moon. Why?

  1. The moon is much smaller than the earth
  2. Nights on the moon are much longer
  3. The moon has almost no atmosphere
  4. The surface of the moon is darker

Q.17) In which of the following cases, a person will feel weightlessness?

  1. He is falling freely
  2. He is orbiting in a satellite
  3. He is in an aeroplane flying at a high altitude
  4. He is having ride in a gas filled balloon.

Select the code from the following:

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

Q.18) Stars appear to move from East to West because

  1. The universe is moving from east to west.
  2. The earth is revolving round the sun
  3. The earth is rotating from East to West
  4. The Earth is rotating from West to East

Q.19) Compared to the velocity of light, the velocity of radiowaves is:

  1. Smaller
  2. Greater
  3. The same
  4. Depends on the type of radio waves

Q.20) In an electric bulb, a little Nitrogen or Argon is introduced at a low pressure to

  1. Cool the bulb’s filament
  2. Prevent the evaporation of the filament
  3. Withstand atmospheric pressure
  4. Increase the brightness of the filament

Q.21) Consider the following statements:

  1. It is used as an ingredient in food preparation and is also utilized as feed for poultry and livestock.
  2. It is a feedstock for biofuel.
  3. It is used for starch production
  4. It is also used as a raw material in distilleries.

Select the correct answer based on the above statements:

  1. Jatropha
  2. Sugar
  3. Maize
  4. Rice straw

Q.22) Which Indian city is known as the ‘shrimp capital of India’?

  1. Vishakhapatnam
  2. Goa
  3. Kolkata
  4. Nellore 

Q.23) Where is Shani Shingapur temple located?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Kerala
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Andhra Pradesh 

Q.24) Where is China planning to build its first African naval base?

  1. Somalia
  2. Djibouti
  3. Tanzania
  4. Kilwa 

Q.25) ‘Vidya Lakshmi Portal’ would serve the purpose of—

  1. Integrating various government incentives for scholarship on one platform for easy access
  2. Being a single window for students to access information & submit applications for educational loans to banks and for availing government scholarships
  3. Being a single window for the interaction between teachers and parents
  4. Helping students participate in the Apprenticeship Scheme of the government


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