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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PIB summary 5 Oct

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(1) 29th Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation

• The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the 29th annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation pointed out that although there was a huge requirement for donated organs in the country, only a miniscule number were getting them. Continue reading “PIB summary 5 Oct”

September 2018 CA compilation

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UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 05.10.2018

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1.Aphelion is the position of

(a) moon when it is nearest to the earth during its revolution.

(b) earth when it is nearest to the sun during its revolution.

(c) moon when it is farthest from the earth during its revolution.

(d) earth when it is farthest from the sun during its revolution.

1.अपसौर (Aphelion) की स्थिति है,

(a) चंद्रमा की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान पृथ्वी के निकटतम होता है|

(b) पृथ्वी की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान सूर्य के निकटतम होता है|

(c) चंद्रमा की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान पृथ्वी से अधिकतम दूर होता है|

(d) पृथ्वी की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान सूर्य से अधिकतम दूर होता है|

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PIB summary 4 Oct

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1. Digi Yatra

• The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu released the policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports called “Digi Yatra”. Continue reading “PIB summary 4 Oct”