Daily Quiz 13 May 2017

Todays 10 questions from 2005 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 31 to 40]

To revise [Questions 21-30] refer yesterday’s post.

Q31. Assertion (A):

The same face of the Moon is always presented to the Earth.

Reason (R):

The Moon rotates about its own axis in 23 days which is about the same time that takes to orbit the Earth.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q32. Assertion (A):

Existence of human life on Venus is highly improbable.

Reason (R):

Venus has extremely high level of carbon dioxide in its atmosphere.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q33. Assertion (A):

All the proteins in our food are digested in small intestine only.

Reason (R):

The Protein digesting enzymes from pancreas are released into small intestine.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q34. Assertion (A):

Amoeba is reproduced by fission.

Reason (R):

All unicellular organisms are reproduced by asexual methods.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q35. Assertion (A):

Wind patterns are clockwise in the northern hemisphere and anticlockwise in the southern hemisphere.

Reason (R):

The directions of wind patterns in the northern and the southern hemisphere are governed by the Coriolis effect.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q36. Assertion (A):

The main constituent of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas is methane.

Reason (R):

Methane can be used directly for burning in homes and factories where it can be supplied through pipelines.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q37. Assertion (A):

The person with diabetes insipidus feels thirsty.

Reason (R):

A person with diabetes insipidus suffers from excess secretion of vasopressin.

(a) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both (A) and (R) are individually true and R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q38. Which pairs are correctly matched?

1. Champadevi Shukla : Goldman Environmental prize

2. Dr. P. Sri Ramachanrudu : Vachaspati Puraskar

3. Ela Ramesh Bhatt : Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management

4. Upamanyu Chatterjee : Lalit Kala Ratna Award

Select the correct answer :

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1, 2 and 3

(c) 3 and 4

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

Q39. Consider the following statements :

1. The number of post offices in India is in excess of 1.3 lakhs

2. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was formed in the year 1997.

3. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was established in the year 2000.

Which of the statements is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 1 only

(d) 3 only

 

Q40. Consider the following statements :

1. The Man Booker Prize is awarded to citizen of any of the countries of the British Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.

2. A leading London based software company underwrites the Man Booker Prize presently.

3. The winner of the Man Booker Prize in year 2004 is a South Asian.

Which of the statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

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