Supreme court verdict: Sabarimala temple #42

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Syllabus: GS paper 1: Women issue, GS paper 2: Judiciary

'Supreme court has been at the forefront in reformation of religion in India'. Discuss in light of the recent Kerala’s Sabarimala temple Supreme court judgement.

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 11.10.2018

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1.Consider the following statements:
1. The variation in lengths of days and  nights during the year occurs due to the  elliptical nature of earth’s orbit of  revolution.
2. During the summers in the northern  hemisphere, the daylight increases towards pole.
Which of the statements given above is/are  correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

1.निम्न कथनों पर विचार कीजिए:

1.वर्ष के दौरान दिन और रात की लंबाई में भिन्नता पृथ्वी की परिक्रमण कक्षा के दीर्घ वृत्ताकार प्रकृति के कारण होती है

2.उत्तरी गोलार्ध में ग्रीष्म ऋतु के दौरान ध्रुव की ओर जाने पर डेलाइट(daylight) में बढ़ोतरी होती है

उपरोक्त कथन में कौन सा सही है

(a)केवल 1

(b)केवल 2

(c)1 और 2 दोनों

(d)न तो 1 ,न ही 2

Ans: B

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PIB summary 9 Oct

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(1) Section 151A of the Representation of the People Act 1951

• Section 151A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 mandates the Election Commission to fill the casual vacancies in the Houses of Parliament and State Legislatures through bye elections within six months from the date of occurrence of the vacancy, provided that the remainder of the term of a member in relation to a vacancy is one year or more. Continue reading “PIB summary 9 Oct”

PIB summary 8 Oct

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(1) Countering Radicalization: Challenges before Modern Society

• The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, delivered a lecture on the theme of ‘Countering Radicalisation: Challenges in Modern Societies’ at the University of Tajikistan in Dushanbe. Continue reading “PIB summary 8 Oct”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 10.10.2018

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1.Which of the following correctly describes ‘Karewas’?

(a) Thick deposits of glacial clay famous for saffron cultivation.

(b) Fertile region of the Rajasthan plains.

(c) Deltas formed by the eastern flowing peninsular rivers.

(d) Special soil type found in the coral islands.

1.निम्न में कौन सा करेवा का सही प्रकार से व्याख्या करता है ?

(a)केसर की खेती के लिए प्रसिद्ध हिमनदी मृतिका के घने निक्षेप|

(b)राजस्थान के मैदानों की उपजाऊ क्षेत्र|

(c)पूर्व दिशा की ओर प्रवाहित होने वाली प्रायद्वीपीय नदियों द्वारा निर्मित डेल्टा|

(d)प्रवाल द्वीपों में पाया जाने वाला विशेष मृदा प्रकार|

Ans: A

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Gene editing and ethical concerns #41

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Syllabus: GS paper 3: S&T, GS paper 4: Ethics

What are designer babies? What are the ethical concerns associated with gene editing?

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PIB summary 6 Oct

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Atal Innovation Mission & SIRIUS sign MoU

Aim:

• To promote innovative cooperation between students of India and Russia, a Memorandum of Understanding was exchanged between India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and the Russian Federation’s SIRIUS Educational Foundation. Continue reading “PIB summary 6 Oct”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 09.10.2018

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1.Consider the following statements regarding regions of Tropical Marine Climate:

  1. They are located along the eastern coast of tropical lands.
  2. They come under the influence of the trade winds.
  3. They are prone to tropical cyclones.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

1.उष्णकटिबंधीय समुद्री जलवायु के  क्षेत्रों के संबंध में निम्न कथनों पर विचार कीजिए :

1.वे उष्णकटिबंधीय भूमियो के पूर्वी तट के सहारे  अवस्थित हैं|

2.वे व्यापारिक पवनों के प्रभाव के अंतर्गत आते हैं|

3.वे उष्णकटिबंधीय चक्रवातों के प्रति प्रवण होते हैं|

उपर्युक्त कथन में से कौन से सही है?

(a)केवल 1 और 2

(b)केवल 2 और 3

(c)केवल 1 और 3

(d)1,2 और3

Ans: D

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Project DRIP #40

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Syllabus: GS paper 3: Disaster management

'The devastation potential of dam failures is far higher in India than other countries owing to the denser habitation.' Discuss the status of dams in India and the DRIP project.

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 08.10.2018

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1.Which of the following are features of the Great Northern Plains?
1. Braided channels
2. Marshes and swamps
3. Rift valleys
4. Meanders
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1, 2 and 4 only
(c) 1 and 4 only
(d) 3 and 4 only

1.निम्नलिखित में से कौन सी उत्तर के विशाल मैदान की विशेषताएं हैं?

1.गुंफित चैनल

2.अनूप एवं दलदल

3.रिफ्ट घाटियाँ

4.विसर्प

नीचे दिये गए कूट  का प्रयोग  कर सही उत्तर चुनिये|

(a)केवल 2 और 3

(b)केवल 1, 2 और 4

(c)केवल 1 और 4

(d)केवल 3 और 4

Ans: B

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