Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #25

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1. Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy” (RISE) report was released by which of the following?
a. International Energy Agency
b. World Bank
c. The Energy and Resources Institute

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Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #24

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1. Consider the following statements with respect to Agni-V.
1. It is an Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) with a range of over
5,000 km and can reach most parts of China.
2. It is powered by three stage solid and liquid propellant engine.
3. It is a part of Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP).
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are
correct?
a. 3 only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3
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Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #23

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1. Consider the following statements with respect to Know India Programme (KIP):
1. It is an information repository programme, where the ongoing developments in India on various fields are updated online.
2. It is being implemented by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB).
3. Its main objective is to provide young persons of Overseas Indians an
exposure to the country of their origin.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are
correct?
a. 3 only
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 2 and 3 only
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Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #22

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1. Consider the following statements with respect to Aero India 2019:
1. It is an exhibition show, held annually.
2. The logo created for the event is inspired by the indigenous Light
Combat Aircraft, Tejas.
3. The tagline for Aero India 2019 is “Touch the sky with Glory”
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are
correct?
a. 2 only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3
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UKPCS Science: Conductors, semiconductors and insulators(1) #31

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Classifying materials

Materials can be placed into three groups according to their electrical resistance:

  • conductors
  • semiconductors
  • insulators

Insulators and pure semiconductors have a very high resistance, while conductors have a very low resistance. This difference in conduction is explained by electron bands.

Band theory of conduction Continue reading “UKPCS Science: Conductors, semiconductors and insulators(1) #31”

Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #20

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1. Consider the following statements with respect to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC):
1. It is a statutory and non-constitutional body.
2. The Chairman should be a retired judge of the Supreme Court.
3. The Chairman and members are appointed by the President on the
recommendation of a committee headed by the Prime Minister.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are
correct?
a. 2 only
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3
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UKPCS Science: Human Eye(3) #28

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Defects of vision and their corrections:

There are three common defects of vision. They are:

1) Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness)

2) Hypermetropia (Long-sightedness or Far-sightedness)

3) Presbyopia

Myopia Continue reading “UKPCS Science: Human Eye(3) #28”

Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #19

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1. Consider the following statements with respect to Drone regulation in India:
1. All drones require a Unique Identification Number (UIN) in India.
2. Drones will only be allowed to fly during the day and within the visual line of sight.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
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UKPCS Science: Human Eye(2) #27

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

Working of the Eye

The light rays coming from the object enter the eyes through pupil and falls on eye lens. The eye lens then converge the light rays and produce an image of the object on retina which is real and inverted. Retina has large number of light sensitive cells which can generate electrical signals. After the image is formed on the retina it sends electrical signals to the brain and we have a sensation of image. Also, even though the image formed on retina is inverted out mind interprets it as erect.

So, eye lens is the convex lens and retina is the screen of the eye. Continue reading “UKPCS Science: Human Eye(2) #27”

Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #16

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1. Consider the following statements about Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel:
1. It designated the entire Western Ghats as an Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA).
2. It divided the area into three zones depending on ecological vulnerability.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 & 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
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