UKPCS Science: Holography#15

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Holography is a photographic technique that records the light scattered from an object, and then presents it in a way that appears three-dimensional. Holograms pop up in movies such as “Star Wars” and “Iron Man”. It was also used in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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Target prelims 2019: CA based Daily MCQs #2

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  1. Which of the following species are endemic to Periyar National Park in Kerala?
    1. Nilgiri Wood Pigeon
    2. White- bellied blue flycatcher
    3. Crimson-backed sunbird
    a. 1 only
    b. 1 and 3 only
    c. 2 and 3 only
    d. All of the above

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Target prelims 2019: CA based Daily MCQs #1

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1. Consider the following statements about Index of Industrial Production (IIP)
1. The eight core industries comprise more than 50 per cent of weight in the IIP
2. Refinery products holds the highest weightage among the eight core industries
Which of the statement(s) is/ are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 04.02.2019

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1.Rekhapida, Pidhadeul and Khakra represent the main architectural features of temples of which of the following region?
(a) Assam
(b) Kashmir
(c) Odisha
(d) Bengal

1.रेखा पीढ़,पीढ़ादेउल, और खाखर  इनमें से किस क्षेत्र के मंदिरों के प्रमुख वास्तुकला विशेषताओं को प्रदर्शित करते हैं?

(a)असम

(b)कश्मीर

(c)ओडिशा

(d)बंगाल

Ans – c

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 01.02.2019

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1.Yaksha worship is a characteristic of which of the following religions?
1. Jainism
2. Buddhism
3. Hinduism
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

1.यक्ष पूजा ने में धर्मों में से किसकी विशेषता है?

1.जैन धर्म

2.बौद्ध धर्म

3.हिंदू धर्म

 नीचे दिए गए कूट का प्रयोग कर सही उत्तर चुनिए

(a)केवल 1

(b)केवल 2

(c)केवल 1 और 2

(d)1,2 और 3

Ans – d

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UKPCS Science: Sound waves #13

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you UKPCS Science (paper #6).

Sound waves: Are mechanical longitudinal waves.

The human ear responds to sounds with frequencies in the range from 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz. This is called the audible range of the human ear. Examples of vibrating sources that produce sound in the audible range of frequencies are drums, guitar strings, tuning fork, human vocal cords and diaphragms of loudspeakers.

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 30.01.2019

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1.With reference to the Vedic age, consider the following statements:
1. In Rig Vedic age, land was held as private property.
2. The king started maintaining a standing army in the Rig vedic period.
3. Cattle slaughter was prohibited since the beginning of Vedic age.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1 and 2 only

1.वैदिक काल के संदर्भ में निम्न कथन पर विचार करें

1.ऋग्वैदिक काल में भूमि को निजी संपत्ति माना जाता था

2.ऋग्वैदिक काल में राजा ने एक स्थाई सेना रखना आरंभ कर दिया था

3.वैदिक काल के आरंभ से ही पशु वध वर्जित है

नीचे दिये कूट का प्रयोग कर सही उत्तर चुने

(a)1, 2 और 3

(b)केवल 1

(c)केवल 2 और 3

(d)केवल 1 और 3

Ans – b

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UKPCS Science: Mechanical Waves #12

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A mechanical wave is a wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium. While waves can move over long distances, the movement of the medium of transmission—the material—is limited. Therefore, the oscillating material does not move far from its initial equilibrium position. Mechanical waves transport energy. This energy propagates in the same direction as the wave. Continue reading “UKPCS Science: Mechanical Waves #12”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 28.01.2019

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1.Which amongst the following best describes ‘transhumance’?
(a) Migration from mountains to plains and vice versa with change in seasons.
(b) Primitive form of hunting practiced in very cold regions.
(c) The process of shift from primitive subsistence agriculture to extensive
commercial grain cultivation with development of technology.
(d) None of the above

1.निम्न में से किसके द्वारा ऋतु प्रवास की सर्वोत्तम व्याख्या की जाती है?

(a)ऋतु में परिवर्तन के साथ मैदानों से पहाड़ों और उसके व्युत्क्रम में प्रवासन

(b)अत्यधिक ठंड क्षेत्रों में अपनाए जाने वाला शिकार का आदिम रूप

(c)प्रौद्योगिकी के विकास के साथ आदिम जीवको उपार्जन कृषि से गहन वाणिज्यिक खाद्यान्न कृषि की ओर परिवर्तन की प्रक्रिया

(d)उपरोक्त में से कोई नहीं

Ans – a

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UKPCS Science: Surface Tension #11

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you UKPCS Science (paper #6).

Surface tension is the elastic tendency of a fluid surface which makes it acquire the least surface area possible. Surface tension allows insects (e.g. water striders), usually denser than water, to float and stride on a water surface.

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