UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 12.07.18

QUESTIONS: MODERN HISTORY

1. Which of the following women and their contributions to freedom struggle are correctly matched?
1. Usha Mehta: unfurled the first National Flag at the International Socialist
Conference in Germany.

2. Pandita Ramabai: organized Secret Congress Radio during Quit India Movement.
3. Aruna Asaf Ali: hoisted the Indian
National Congress flag in Bombay during
the Quit India Movement.
Codes:
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3

Ans. 1. (b)
Exp: Madam Cama unfurled the first National Flag at the International Socialist Conference in
Germany.
Usha Mehta organized Secret Congress Radio
during Quit India Movement.
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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 11.07.18

QUESTIONS: GEOGRAPHY

1. Which of the following statement is/are true
about planetary winds?
1. All planetary winds are blowing from east to west.
2. They change their position as per the apparent movement of sun.
Codes:
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both
(d) None

Ans. 1. (b)
Exp: Some are westerly and others are easterly as per the position of low pressure and coriolis force. Apparent movement of sun changes the position of low pressure and high pressure and hence that of the trade winds.
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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 10.07.18

QUESTIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

1. Which of the following will increase the population of a community in a region?
1. Dispersal
2. Natality   3. Mortality
4. Immigration
Codes:
(a) 1 and 4 (b) 2 and 4
(c) 3 and 4 (d) Only 4

Ans. 1. (b)
Exp: Emigration and Mortality will decrease the population. Rest will increase.
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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 09.07.18

QUESTIONS: ECONOMIC

Which of the following comes under ‘factors of production’?
1. A 400 acre plot
2. Minerals
3. Tools & machines
4. Raw materials
5. Money in hand
6. 50 skilled professionals
Codes:
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 5
(b) 3, 5 and 6
(c) 2, 4 and 6
(d) All

Ans. 1. (d)
Exp: Land, labour, physical capital and human
capital come under factors of production.
These four things combine to produce goods
and services.
• 400 acre plot – land
• Minerals- other natural resources
• Tools & machines-physical capital
• Raw materials- physical capital
• Money in hand-physical capital
• 50 skilled professionals-labour

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