Category Archives : Full Syllabus Quiz

Prelims MCQs Quiz 48

These questions are from our GS prelims test series 2018.  1.Entanglement is a key principle of quantum physics. It means a) a quantum bit can be 0 or 1 at the same time. b) quantum bits can be correlated with each other. c) it is not possible to determine position of quantum bit with accuracy. d) none of the above. 2.Arrange the following in descending order of their tenure. 1. Law Commission 2. Chairman of UPSC 3. President of India 4. Public Accounts Committe. Select… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 37 : Current Affairs

1. The Price stabilization fund will support the procurement of 1. onion 2. groundnut 3. potato 4. rice Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1 and 4 only Context : 2. Plant protection code is a set of guidelines for regulating chemical inputs in a) fruits b) vegetables c) cereals d) tea Context : 3. In context of priority sector lending, which of the following is/are… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 31 : Current Affairs

In our previous post we learned “How UPSC asks current affairs in GS Prelims“. We gave some sample questions from Test 1 of our Mock Test Series to illustrate the methodology. Here we are providing the answer and explanations for those questions. At first look, these questions may not appear that they are from current affairs. Hence, we are also providing the context about why and when they were in news. 1. Second generation ethanol are those produced from 1. starch 2. cellulose fibre 3.… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 30

1. Money from which of the following is credited to the contingency fund of India? 1. Provident fund deposits 2. Disinvestment proceeds 3. Spectrum Auctions Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 only b) 2 and 3 only c) 3 only d) None 2. The Forwards market Commission (FMC), which regulates commodity trading, is under the a) Ministry of agriculture b) Ministry of finance c) Ministry of corporate affairs d) Ministry of consumer affairs. 3. The lava cone of a volcano is having… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 12

1. With reference to Lead Bank Scheme (LBS) ,consider the following statements : 1. It is applicable in both urban and rural areas. 2. Eradication of unemployment is one of its objectives. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 2. Trace elements perform important functions in the human body. In this respect which of the following are correctly matched ? 1. calcium : blood clotting 2. sodium… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 5

1. Arid regions have their own typical landform features. Which of the following landforms are found in arid regions? 1. Mesas 2. Ventifacts 3. Moraines Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. A bill in a joint session of Indian parliament is passed by a : a) special majority b) absolute majority c) simple majority d) it depends on the type of… Continue Reading »

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