Category Archives: Prelims Daily Questions

July 2, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Which among the following is known to be the factor(s) of South West Monsoon in India? (a) Shift of the position of Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, over the Ganga plain (b) Presence of the tropical easterly jet stream over the Indian peninsula (c) The existence and circulation of upper air jet streams in the […]

July 1, 2020 – Daily Quiz

 Answers & Explanations 1. (a) –  https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/indian-scientists-antarctic-trip-climate-monsoon-6268763/ 2. (d)  https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/wheat-production-procurement-punjab-madhya-pradesh-6475703/ 3. (b) –  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/single-lightning-flash-stretching-over-700-kms-across-brazil-in-2019-creates-new-record-un/articleshow/76646787.cms 4. (a) –  https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/anthropause-coronavirus-lockdown-human-animal-behaviour-6477255/ 5. (a) – https://indianexpress.com/article/india/govt-nod-to-5-research-projects-to-tackle-covid-19-6344757/ http://www.serb.gov.in/about.php  

June 24, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Consider the following. Limpiyadhura Lipulekh pass Kalapani Which of the above is/are disputed areas between India and Nepal?. (a) 3 only (b) 2 & 3 only (c) 1 & 3 only (d) 1, 2 & 3   2. Consider the following statements: Golden Langurs is listed in Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, […]

June 23, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Radhanagari dam is built on (a) Panchganga River (b) Banganga River (c) Godavari River (d) Sindphana River   2. Consider the following statements: Horseshoe crabs are living fossils that belong to Phylum Mollusca . It’s blood is rich in copper. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only […]

June 22, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. ‘GAFA tax’ that is levied by France and seen recently in the news, refer to (a) An additional tax to deregulate foods containing transfats (b) An intra-state tax under outside GST regime (c) A tax on imported palmolein oil (d) A digital tax to be levied on large technology and internet companies.   2. […]

June 11, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Regarding the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY):  It was launched for the integrated development of 1000 villages each with more than 50% SC population. The scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Which of the Statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and […]

May 24, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Which of the following is not correct about Baking Soda?. (a) It is used in soda-acid fire extinguisher (b) It is added for faster cooking (c) It is a corrosive base (d) It neutralizes excess acid in the stomach   2. Inactive Nitrogen and Argon gases are usually used in electric bulbs in order […]

May 23, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Identify the correct statement(s) related to Carbon Dioxide National Air Quality index doesn’t measure the level of CO2. Biogas is a mixture of Methane and Carbon Dioxide. One carbon credit equals 100 kilos of Carbon Dioxide. Answer Codes: (a) Only 1 and 2 (b) Only 2 and 3 (c) Only 1 and 3 (d) […]

May 22, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. With reference to Dhrupad, one of the major traditions of India that has been kept alive for centuries, which of the following statements are correct?. Dhrupad originated and developed in the Rajput kingdoms during the Mughal period. Dhrupad is primarily a devotional and spiritual music. Dhrupad Alap uses Sanskrit syllables from Mantras. Select the […]

May 21, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Under which of the following circumstances may ‘capital gains’ arise? When there is an increase in the sales of a product When there is a. natural increase in the value of the property owned When you purchase a painting and there is a growth in its value due to increase in its popularity Select […]