Prelims MCQs Quiz 20 : Geography

1. Erosion in coastal areas forms different types of landform. Which of the following is/are erosional landform of coastal areas? 1. wave-cut platforms 2. Beaches 3. Capes and bays 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. With reference to ownership of forests in India, consider the following statements: 1. Most of the forests are owned by corporate bodies. 2. A negligible portion… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 19 : Polity

1. The Election Commission of India consists of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and two election commissioners (EC). With regard to these two officials, which of the following is/are correct? 1. CEC and EC receive equal salary. 2. CEC and EC are provided with security of tenure. 3. In case of difference of opinion amongst them, the view of CEC prevails. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 1 and 3 only d) 2 and… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 18 : Science

1. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are two standards for wireless communication. With respect to the difference between the two, which of the following is/are correct? 1. Bluetooth is more secure than Wi-Fi. 2. While Bluetooth works at 2.45 GHz Wi-Fi works at 1.8 GHz. 3. Bluetooth consumes less power than Wi-Fi. 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) 3 only 2. With reference to induced pluripotent stem cells… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 17 : History

1. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a central figure of the social and cultural awakening in the first half of the 19th century. Which of these is/are correct about him? 1. he was opposed to worship of idols. 2. he was against monotheism. 3. he opposed the prevalence of meaningless rituals. 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. The British government sent… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 16 : Environment

1. With reference to ecosystems, consider the following statements: 1. Organisms at higher trophic level receive energy from more than one trophic level. 2. Higher trophic levels tend to be more discrete than the lower ones. 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. Which of the following are required for the formation of Ground-level ozone ( GLO) ? 1. Carbon dioxide 2. Volatile Organic Compounds 3. Sunlight… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 15 : Economy

1. Fiscal consolidation is one of the objectives of India’s economic policy. Which of the following would help in fiscal consolidation ? 1. increasing taxes 2. getting more loans 3. reducing subsidies 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. With reference to pulses, consider the following statements : 1. India is the largest producer of pulses. 2. India imports pulses to meet… Continue Reading »


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