UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 16.11.2018

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1.Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to temperature  distribution over oceans?
1. Temperature decreases from equator to pole because of decreasing trend of insolation.
2. Oceans in southern hemisphere receive less heat due to their less contact with land.
3. Winds blowing from land to sea increase the sea surface temperature near coast.
Select answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

1.महासागरों पर तापमान वितरण के संबंध में निम्न में से कौन सा कथन सही है?

1.सूर्य ताप की घटती मात्रा के कारण भूमध्य रेखा से ध्रुवों की और तापमान में कमी

2.भूमि से अपने कम संपर्क के कारण दक्षिणी गोलार्ध में महासागर कम ऊष्मा प्राप्त करते हैं

3.भूमि से समुद्र की ओर प्रवाहित होने वाली बहू ने समुद्र तट के निकट समुद्री सतह का तापमान बढ़ा देती है

नीचे दिए गए कूट का प्रयोग कर सही उत्तर चुने|

(a)केवल 1और 2

(b)केवल 2

(c)केवल 1 और 3

(d)1,2 और 3

Ans: A

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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 13.07.18

QUESTIONS: INDIAN POLITY

Which of the following is/are discretionary
powers of the President?
1. Under article 75, the President enjoys the
right to seek information from the PM
regarding the administration of the affairs of the union.
2. Ordinance making power.
3. President decides if he should dissolve
Lok Sabha or not when CoM loses the
majority in Lok Sabha.
Codes:
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 2
(c) Only 3
(d) 2 and 3

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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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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 06.07.2018

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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs 06.07.18

QUESTIONS: POLITY

1.Which of the following is/are true about local
governments?
1. It got statutory status only in 1993 by the
act of Parliament.
2. Seats are reserved for women only in the
Panchayats.
3. Panchayat Elections are conducted by the
Chief Electoral Officer of a state
appointed by Chief Election
Commissioner.
Codes:
(a) 1 and 2 (b) Only 2
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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 05.07.2018

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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 05.07.18

QUESTIONS: MODERN  HISTORY

Which of the following statements is/are true
about Indian Statutory Commission?
1. Its aim was to inquire upon Jallianwala Massacre case and recommend for constitutional reforms.
2. Congress decided to boycott the commission as it did not have any Indian members.

3. It recommended that Governor General
should have complete power to appoint
the members of the cabinet.
Select the correct answer using the codes
given below:
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) All

Ans. 1. (c)
Exp: Indian Statutory Commission aim was to go
into the constitutional reforms especially to review the Government of India Act, 1919.
Congress decided to boycott as the commission did not have any Indian members.

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