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MCQ Factory [For UPSC Prelims Exam]

Uploaded on 30/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following pairs of Socio Religious Reformers and the movements or organizations started by them:
  1. Keshub Chandra Sen              :           Brahmo Samaj
  2. Dayanand Saraswati               :           Arya Samaj
  3. Wahabi Movement                  :           Syed Ahmed Khan
  4. Aligarh Movement                  :           Shah Walliullah
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
 
3 only
1 only
2 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 29/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following about Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK) 
  1. It will act as the flagship scheme of the Department of Youth Affairs
  2. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, National Youth Corps among other schemes will get subsumed in the RYSK.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Uploaded on 28/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following pairs of research stations of India on the Poles:
  1. Dakshin Gangotri         :           Antarctica
  2. Maitri                          :           Arctic
  3. Bharti                         :           Antarctica
  4. Himadri                       :           Arctic
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
2 and 3 only
1, 3 and 4 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 27/12/2016 
Question : With reference to Geostationary orbit, which of the following statements is/are correct? 
  1.  It is a circular orbit 35,786 kilometres above the Earth's equator.
  2. Communications satellites and weather satellites are often placed in geostationary orbits.
  3. A geostationary orbit is a particular type of geosynchronous orbit.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
3 only
1, 2 and 3
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 26/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following pairs of Deserts and their respective countries:
  1. Gobi                            :           Mongolia
  2. Great Sandy Desert      :           USA
  3. Sonoran                       :           USA and Mexico
  4. Karakum                      :           Tazakistan
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 25/12/2016 
Question : With reference to UN Peace keeping operations, which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. UN peacekeepers are often referred to as Blue Berets or Blue Helmets.
  2. UN peacekeepers can include soldiers, police officers, and civilian personnel.
  3. India currently has 7000 troops in UN Peacekeeping Operations, with highest number in South Sudan.
  4. India in Peacekeeping mission is also present in Iraq.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 24/12/2016 
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Inflation increases the general level of prices for goods and services.
Reason (R):  Quantitative easing is an unconventional monetary policy in which a central bank purchases government securities or other securities from the market in order to lower interest rates and increase the money supply.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
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Uploaded on 23/12/2016 
Question :
  1. With reference to Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. It allows altruistic surrogacy to certain Indian couples.
  2. It allows commercial surrogacy.
  3. It specifies the eligibility conditions to be fulfilled by surrogate mothers and couples intending to initiate a surrogacy procedure.
  4. It protects the rights of children born through surrogacy.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
1, 3 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 22/12/2016 
Question : Consider the following about cyclones.
  1. These are measured by Saffir-Simpson scale.
  2. Tropical cyclones are formed when warm and cold air mass mix.
  3. Temperate cyclones are more violent than Tropical cyclones.
  4. Tropical cyclones in no case can make a landfall on the western coast.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1, 2, 3 and 4
1 and 4 only
1 only
4 only
For explanation Click here

Uploaded on 21/12/2016 
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Jet streams are high velocity, geostrophic flows.
Reason (R):  Jet streams are formed due to very high thermal contrast and pressure gradient.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and Rare true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
Uploaded on 20/12/2016 
Question : With reference to Voice over LTE (VoLTE), which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. In VoLTE, voice calls connect over data network instead of the traditional voice network as in other generations of mobile technology.
  2. Call connection in VoLTE is relatively slower than in 4G.
  3. World's first commercial "full-featured" VoLTE service was introduced in Singapore.
 Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
 
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, and 3
Uploaded on 19/12/2016 
Question : Demonetisation is done when there is
recession
hyperinflation
depression
deflation
Uploaded on 17/12/2016 
Question : With reference to “USSD” technology, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It stands for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data and can take upto 182 alphanumeric characters.
2. This code is used by both GSM and CDMA telephones.
3. According to recent RBI guidelines USSD transactions upto Rs 5000 can be done by using USSD codes.
4. USSD services are provided free of cost by telephone operators.
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Uploaded on 16/12/2016 
Question : What are ABHAY, HUMSA UG , NACS and AIDSS ?
HYV Seeds
Medicines
Naval systems
Drones
Uploaded on 15/12/2016 
Question : Launching of Arun Prabha Channel in the January 2017 is to cater to the needs of
North East states
digital payments
popularise financial inclusion
engineering entrance students
Uploaded on 14/12/2016 
Question : Which one of the following statements is correct?
Mercosur is a South American sub-regional trading bloc
Venezuela was recently suspended from its membership
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
Uploaded on 13/12/2016 
Question : Which one of the following is incorrect about Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement in India?
It has been formulated for the improvement of corporate governance in all listed companies
It specified the minimum number of independent directors required on the board of a company
It mandated setting up of an Audit committee and a Shareholders’ Grievance committee
None of the above
Uploaded on 12/12/2016 
Question : India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise are named
MITRA SHAKTI
DHARMA SHAKTI
MITRA SHAKTI
MITRA MALA
Uploaded on 11/12/2016 
Question : Which one of the following is correct about the Distinguished Indologist Award 2016?
Prof. Yu Longyu of the People’s Republic of China
He is the epigrapher on the History of Indian Religions
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
Uploaded on 09/12/2016 
Question : Indian Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel Sumitra recently visited a country to boost our
Act East policy
relations with Gulf countries
relations with Vietnnam
relations with South Africa




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