PIB summary 20 Oct

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(1) Vice President meets Prime Minister of Portugal

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 23.10.2018

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1.Soil Creep refers to
(a) slow and gradual movement of soil down the hill slopes.
(b) complete saturation of soil with water.
(c) rapid movement of a large mass of soil on steep slopes.
(d) loosening of rocks due to earthquakes.

1.मृदा सर्पण का संदर्भ किससे है?

(a)पहाड़ियों की ढलानो से नीचे की ओर मृदा का मंद एवं क्रमिक संचलन

(b)मृदा के जल से पूर्ण संतृप्ति

(c)खड़ी ढलान पर मृदा के विशाल द्रव्यमान का तीब्र संचलन

(d)भूकंप के कारण चट्टानों का ढीला हो जाना

Ans: A

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Issues with the State Finance Commissions (SFC) #43

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Syllabus: GS paper 2

What are the functions performed by the State Finance Commissions (SFC)? What are the major concerns with SFC? Suggest some measures to improve their role?

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PIB summary 19 Oct

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(1) 12th ASEM Summit

Context:

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 22.10.2018

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1.Consider the following pairs:
Species Climatic              Region
1. Rosewood               :         Tropical Evergreen
2. Teak                         :          Tropical Thorn Forests
3. Tendu                      :          Dry Deciduous Forests
Which of the pairs given above is/are  correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 3 only

1.निम्न युग्म पर विचार करें|

वृक्ष                                :          जलवायु क्षेत्र

1.रोजवुड                         :          उष्णकटिबंधीय सदाबहार वन

2.टीक                             :           उष्णकटिबंधीय कंटीले वन

3.तेंदू                               :           शुष्क पर्णपाती वन

उपर्युक्त युग्मों में कौन सा सही सुमेलित है?

(a)केवल 1और 3

(b)केवल 2

(c)केवल 2 और 3

(d)केवल 3

Ans: A

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PIB summary 17 Oct

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(1) Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 19.10.2018

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1.Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding gravitational force?
1. Its value varies with the distribution of mass of material within the earth.
2. It is greater near the poles and lesser at the equator.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

1.गुरुत्वीय बल के संबंध में निम्न में कौन सा कथन सही है?

1.इसका मान पृथ्वी के भीतर पदार्थों के द्रव्यमान के वितरण के साथ परिवर्तित होता है|

2.यह ध्रुओ के निकट अधिक एवं भूमध्य रेखा पर कम होता है|

नीचे दिए गए कूट का प्रयोग कर सही  उत्तर चुने |

(a)केवल 1

(b)केवल 2

(c)1 और 2 दोनों

(d)न तो 1 न ही 2

Ans: C

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PIB summary 16 Oct

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(1) World Food Day

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 18.10.2018

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1.Consider the following pairs:

Rivers                    Source of Origin
1.Satluj         :        Rakas Lake
2.Son            :        Amarkantak Plateau
3.Kaveri      :        Brahmagiri Hills
Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1 and 2 only

1.निम्न युग्म पर विचार कीजिये:

 नदियाँ                             मूल स्त्रोत

1.सतलज            :            राकस झील

2.सोन                 :            अमरकंटक पठार

3.कावेरी             :             ब्राह्मगिरि पहाड़ियाँ

उपरोक्त कथनों में कौन सा सही है?

(a)1,2 और 3

(b)केवल 1 और 3

(c)केवल 2 और 3

(d)केवल 1 और 2

Ans: A

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PIB summary 14 Oct

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(1) India International Silk Fair

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