UKPCS Science: Sound waves #13

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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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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 29.01.2019

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1.With reference to medieval India, which ruler assumed the title ‘gangaikondachola’?
(a) Rajendra I
(b) Vijayalaya
(c) Rajaraja
(d) Narasimha

1.भारत के संदर्भ में किस शासक ने गंगई कोंडचल की उपाधि धारण की?

(a)राजेंद्र प्रथम

(b)विजयालय

(c)राज राज

(d)नरसिम्हा

Ans – a

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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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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 25.01.2019

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1.Which of the following were the factors behind the expansion of trade and commerce in India during the Mughal rule in 17th century?
1. Political integration of India under Mughals.
2. Uniform tax was levied on goods at the point of their entry into the empire.
3. Minting of silver coin as a standard currency.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

1.निम्न में से 17 वी शताब्दी में मुगल शासन के दौरान भारत में व्यापार वाणिज्य के विस्तार में अंतर्निहित कारक कौन से थे?

1.मुगलों के अधीन भारत का राजनीतिक एकीकरण

2.साम्राज्य में वस्तुओं के प्रवेश बिंदु पर एक समान कर लगाया जाना

3.चांदी के सिक्के के रूप में मानक मुद्रा की ढलाई

नीचे दिए गए कूट का प्रयोग कर सही उत्तर चुने:

(a)केवल 1 और 2

(b)केवल 2 और 3

(c)केवल 1 और 3

(d)1,2 और 3

Ans – d

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 24.01.2019

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1.’This Deccan state ruler was given the titles of Abla baba and Jagat guru. He was deeply interested in music and composed a book called Kitab-i-Nauras in which songs were set to various ragas’.
Which among the following is best described by the above passage?
(a) Ala-ud-din Imad Shah
(b) Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
(c) Ibrahim Adil Shah II
(d) Murahari Rao

1.दक्कन राज्य के इस शासक को अबला बाबा और जगत गुरु के खिताब दिए गए |इनकी संगीत में गहन रूचि थी और इन्होंने विभिन्न रागों पर आधारित गीतों की एक पुस्तक किताब ए नौरस रचना की थी|

उपरोक्त परिच्छेद मे निम्न मे से किसका सर्वाधिक उचित रूप से वर्णन किया गया है|

(a)अलाउद्दीन इमाद शाह

(b)मोहम्मद कुली कुतुब शाह

(c)इब्राहिम आदिल शाह द्वितीय

(d)मुराहरी राव

Ans – c

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Oracle IAS: UPSC Prelims 2019 intensive schedule for class room students

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We all have worked really hard since last 6 months. Since most of you would be giving your first UPSC attempt, the Oracle IAS team would now push you to your limits in-order to crack the UPSC Prelims 2019.

We have prepared a schedule for you. We promise that if you are able to follow it religiously your UPSC journey would become smoother.

Moreover, we are planning an intensive revision classroom module for the month of March & April (details would be provided soon). In-order to get the best out of these classes we would recommend to follow the below mentioned schedule.

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  • Time left: 1 week Jan, Feb, March, April
    • May for revision

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Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan (PM-AASHA) #63

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you views on important issues.

'Farmer distress is one of the major issues in contemporary India'. How far price support mechanism like MSP has able to resolve the issue? Discuss critically in the light of new AASHA scheme.

Syllabus: GS- 2 (government  schemes), GS-3 (subsidies)

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UKPCS Science: WORK POWER AND ENERGY: #9

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

In physics, a force is said to do work if, when acting, there is a displacement of the point of application in the direction of the force. Work transfers energy from one place to another or one form to another. The SI unit of work is the joule (J), which is defined as the work expended by a force of one Newton through a displacement of one metre.

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