Daily UPSC MCQs

4TH FEBRUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. What are the advantages of fertigation in agriculture?

  1. Controlling the alkalinity of irrigation water is
  2. Efficient application of Rock Phosphate and all other phosphatic fertilizers is
  3. Increased availability of nutrients to plants is
  4. Reduction in the leaching of chemical nutrients is

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2. Consider the following minerals:

  1. Bentonite
  2. Chromite
  3. Kyanite
  4. Sillimanite

In India, which of the above is/are officially designated as major minerals?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to Ocean Mean Temperature (OMT), which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. OMT is measured up to a depth of 26°C isotherm which is 129 meters in the south- western Indian Ocean during January –
  2. OMT collected during January March can be used in assessing whether the amount of rainfall in monsoon will be less or more than a certain long-term mean

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4. With reference to chemical fertilizers in India, consider the following statements:

  1. At present, the retail price of chemical fertilizers is market-driven and not administered by the
  2. Ammonia, which is an input of urea, is produced from natural
  3. Sulphur, which is a raw material for phosphoric acid fertilizer is by-product of oil refineries. a

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to India’s Desert National Park, which of the following statements are correct?

  1. It is spread over two
  2. There is no human habitation inside the
  3. It is one of the natural habitats of the Great Indian

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6. Siachen Glacier is situated to the

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the history of India, consider the following pairs:

Famous Place                                                  Present State

  1. Bhilsa                                                    Madhya Pradesh
  2. Dwarasamudra                               Maharashtra
  3. Girinagar                                            Gujarat
  4. Shaneshwara                                   Uttar Pradesh

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

 

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. 36% of India’s districts are classified as “overexploited” or “critical” by the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).
  2. CGWA was formed under Environment (Protection)
  3. India has the largest area under groundwater irrigation in the

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Jet streams occur in the Northern Hemisphere
  2. Only some cyclones develop an
  3. The temperature inside the eye of a cyclone is nearly 10 C lesser than that of the surroundings.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Among the following Tiger Reserves, which one has the largest area under “Critical Tiger Habitat”?

 
 
 
 

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