Prelims MCQs Quiz 43 : Polity (revising Laxmikanth)

1. The Supreme Court is a court of record. This means 1. its judgements are recorded for perpetual memory. 2. it can punish for contempt of Supreme court. 3. it can punish for contempt of High court. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 2 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. With reference to the Committee on Public Undertakings consider the following statements: 1. Only a Lok Sabha member can become its chairman. 2. Unlike… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC CAPF 2015 General Studies Paper – part 4

46. “Cheetah” and “Chetak’ are the names of A) Fighter aircrafts B) Helicopters C) Armoured vehicles D) Infantry regiments B) Helicopters Cheetah” and “Chetak’ are the names of helicopters. The reason UPSC asked this was because it was in news. During the last three years (2012-13, 2013-14  &  2014-15), 06 accidents have taken place involving Cheetah and Chetak helicopters of Armed Forces in which 09 defence personnel have died. Wives of Army Officers have represented to the Government for replacement of Cheetah and Chetak helicopters… Continue Reading »


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 embedded… 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 in… 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 – A)… Continue Reading »


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