Prelims MCQs Quiz 42 : Science

1.Which of the following is/are cross-linked polymer? 1. polythene 2. nylon 3. Bakelite Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 3 only b) 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. With reference to Low Earth Orbits (LEO), consider the following statements: 1. Satellites in LEO suffer high atmospheric drag compared to those in geostationary orbit. 2. Satellites in LEO have high dwell time over a particular area. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC CAPF 2015 General Studies Paper – part 3

31. BrahMos is the name of A) a short-range supersonic cruise missile B) an air defence gun C) a military satellite D) a multiple rocket launcher   A) a short-range supersonic cruise missile BRAHMOS is a two stage missile with a solid propellant booster engine as its first stage which brings it to supersonic speed and then gets separated. The liquid ramjet or the second stage then takes the missile closer to 3 Mach speed in cruise phase. Stealth technology and guidance system with advanced… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC CAPF 2015 General Studies Paper – part 2

16. Various landforms observed on the surface of the earth are due to the 1) differences in the type and structure of the crustal material 2) differences in the land forming processes 3) differential rates of the processes at different places on the Earth’s surface A) 1 only B) 1 and 2 only C) 2 and 3 only D) 1,2 and 3   D) 1,2 and 3 Landforms mean mountains, hills, plateaus, plains etc. Depending on the type and structure of the crustal materail, landform… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC CAPF 2015 General Studies Paper – part 1

1. Match List I with List-11 and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists: List-I (Person) ———————-List-II (Political Party) A) BR. Ambedkar ——————–1) Pakistan Muslim League B) Sikandar Hayat Khan —————2) Krishak Praja Party C) Fazlul Huq ———————–3) Unionist Party D) Khaliquzzaman ——————-4) Independent labour Party Code: A B C  D A) 4 2 3 1 B) 4 3 2 1 C) 1 2 3 4 D) 1 3 2 4   Correct ans – B The correct matchings are –… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC Combined Medical Services 2015 GS Paper – part 2

106. Kutch (in Gujarat) has the existence of a large number of salt pans. Whatcould be the most valid reason/reasons for this? 1. Existence of creeks and mudflats 2. Higher evaporation rate 3. Presence of vast intertidal zone Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 only (c) 1 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3   (d) 1, 2 and 3 The plight of Kutch sal workers have been regularly in news. That might have… Continue Reading »


UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014, Official Cut offs

The official cut offs for the UPSC Civil services Examination 2014, has been declared by UPSC.   Please read these important articles about prelims preparation 1. How UPSC asks current affairs in GS Prelims 2. How to practice prelims MCQs for UPSC 3. Applying logic in UPSC General Studies Prelims ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————    


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