GS Daily MCQs: 20-03-2018

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Please find below today’s questions for Oracle IAS daily MCQs feature. Today’s questions are from Medieval India from where 1-2 questions are asked every year.

Question 1 —

Which of the following pairs are correctly
matched?
1. Chauth : Tribute or tax levied on
territories outside the Maratha control to
avoid the Maratha raids.

2. Sardeshmukhi : Additional 10% tax on
top of Chauth.

3. Watans : The grant of land for
maintaining military.

4. Saranjams : System of granting lands in
lieu of services offered by the individual.

Select the correct answer using the codes
given below:

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) All

Answer 1

Solution A

All these terms were used in Marathas
taxation and administration.

• Chauth was a tribute or tax levied on
territories outside the Maratha control.

• Sardeshmukhi was an additional 10% tax on
top of Chauth.

• Watans was a system of granting lands in lieu
of services offered by the individual.

• Saranjams was the grant of land for
maintaining military.

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UK UPPER PCS GEOGRAPHY PAPER MAINS-2016 ANALYSIS (PAPER 4)

Hi friends,

Till now we have analyzed the Science paper (paper 6), the Polity paper (paper 3) and ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT paper (paper 5) of UK Upper PCS. Today we will analyze the for Geography paper (paper 4) for 2012 and 2016. We would first discuss our methodology and basic assumptions. Thereafter, we would give our observation and recommendations.

  • Methodology and assumptions:
  1. We have divided the question paper under following heads:
  2. World Physical Geography
  3. World Human Geography
  4. Environment
  5. World Trade
  6. Indian Geography
  7. Uttarakhand (UK)
  8. Miscellaneous

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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 19.03.2018

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The most important and most neglected part for Civil Services Preparation is answer writing. It is not about HOW MUCH YOU STUDY but CAN YOU WRITE within word limit and time frame. Today’s questions are from paper-2(HISTORY) of UKPCS Main Exam Syllabus.

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Please post your answers in the comment section for peer review.

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Team ORACLE IAS

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GS Daily MCQs: 19-03-2018

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Please find below today’s questions for Oracle IAS daily MCQs feature. Today’s questions are from ecology from where 1-2 questions are asked every year.

 

Q. 1.-Which of the following statements is/are true about Ecotone?
1. It is a zone of junction of two or more diverse ecosystems.
2. Both mangrove forests and grasslands are the examples of Ecotone.
3. Edge effect occurs when the territorial size of ecotone is much larger than the adjacent ones.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 2
(c) Only 3
(d) All

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CONNECTING THE DOTS #9: Farmers’ Distress: Swaminathan Committee Report

Hi Friends,

The topic for today’s discussion for our initiative ‘CONNECTING THE DOTS #7‘ is Swaminathan Committee on Farmers. It deals with all that is wrong with the agri sector and measures needed to rectify the situation. This is very important topic from main exam point of view in UPSC and PCS.

 

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English

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Team Oracle IAS

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  1. We have a Test Series having 6 full length Mock Tests(total package @ Rs. 600/-). Please register here for the same.
  2. Please do visit our YouTube Channel to find a video series by Sushant Sir about UPSC Pre Strategy and Tips.

UPSC PRELIMS VIDEO SERIES #6 (90 DAY STRATEGY FOR ECONOMICS)

Hi Friends,
Today we bring you the 6th video in our video series: UPSC PRELIMS VIDEO SERIES #6 (90 DAY STRATEGY FOR ECONOMICS). In this video we will discuss:
1. Importance and general trend in Economics.(At least 15 questions are from this section)
2. Important sections for Economics egs. External Sector, Money & Banking, Agriculture, etc.
3. Study Material: How to cover? — economic survey/Sriram economics/NCERTs
4. Importance of Current Affairs.
5. 15-20 important topics that all serious aspirants need to cover.

 

UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 16.03.2018

Friends,

The most important and most neglected part for Civil Services Preparation is answer writing. It is not about HOW MUCH YOU STUDY but CAN YOU WRITE within word limit and time frame. Today’s questions are from paper-5(ECONOMICS) of UKPCS Main Exam Syllabus.

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Please post your answers in the comment section for peer review.

कृपया आपस में उत्तरों की समीक्षा के लिए अपने उत्तर टिप्पणी में पोस्ट करें ।

Thank you,

Team ORACLE IAS

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GS Daily MCQs: 16-03-2018

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Please find below today’s questions for Oracle IAS daily MCQs feature.

PS: ANSWERS WILL BE POSTED IN THE EVENING

Q. 1.-Which of the following statements is/are true about rural urban migration?

1. Rural urban migration leads to the feminization of agriculture.
2. Rural urban migration increases the remittances to home and decreases the child labour and crime rates in cities.

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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 15.03.2018

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The most important and most neglected part for Civil Services Preparation is answer writing. It is not about HOW MUCH YOU STUDY but CAN YOU WRITE within word limit and time frame. Today’s questions are from paper-4(GEOGRAPHY ) of UKPCS Main Exam Syllabus.

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GS Daily MCQs: 15-03-2018

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Today’s Daily MCQs by Oracle IAS feature questions from Economics, which is very important for UPSC Pre.

PS: ANSWERS WILL BE POSTED IN THE EVENING

Q. 1 -Which of the following is/are the detrimental impacts of unemployment on the economy?

1. Unemployment leads to wastage of manpower resource.
2. The dependence of the unemployed on the working population increases.
3. The quality of life of an individual gets affected.

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