UPSC Prelims Test Series - Test 07(General Science & Technology)

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UPSC Prelims Test Series - Test 07(General Science & Technology)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Photosynthesis involves process of
    • A. 

      Conversion of solar energy into usable free energy and released

    • B. 

      Conversion of free energy into potential energy which is stored

    • C. 

      Release of potential energy in form of free energy

    • D. 

      Intake of sugar and carbon dioxide and release of oxygen

  • 2. 
    Consider the following statements: 1. Tactical Missiles are long range missiles. 2. Strategic missiles are short range missiles. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 3. 
    Consider the following statements regarding biological drugs. 1. Biosimilars are the generic equivalents of Biological drugs. 2. Most Biological drugs are proteins. Identify the correct statements from the following.
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 4. 
    India's first Bio-CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) fuel plant was recently inaugurated in Pune, Maharashtra. With reference to Bio-CNG, consider the following statements: 1. Bio-CNG is a compressed form of bio- methane. 2. It cannot be used as vehicle fuel without blending with CNG 3. Landfill (LFG) gas can be used to prepare Bio-CNG. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 5. 
    Consider the following statements : 1. Ballistic missiles can be launched from air and fly within Earth’s atmosphere. 2. They rely on Earth’s gravity to fly down once launched. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      2 Only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 6. 
    India’s redline campaign is associated with
    • A. 

      Anti Terrorist operations.

    • B. 

      Antibiotics.

    • C. 

      Drug menace.

    • D. 

      Missile development.

  • 7. 
    What are the advantages of optical fibre over traditional metal communications lines? 1. They can carry more data 2. Thinner and lighter than metal wires 3. They are cheaper to install 4. Immunity to Electromagnetic Interference Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
    • A. 

      1, 3 and 4 only

    • B. 

      2, 3 and 4 only

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 4 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3 and 4

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a correct statement regarding cruise missiles?
    • A. 

      Can be launched from air, land and sea and fly within Earth’s atmosphere.

    • B. 

      They rely on Earth’s gravity to fly down once launched.

    • C. 

      They fly in the exo-atmosphere.

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Consider the following statements regarding National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority [NPPA]. 1. NPPA falls under the administrative control of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. 2. NPPA fixes/revises the controlled bulk drugs prices and formulations in India. 3. NPPA monitors the prices of decontrolled drugs in order to keep them at reasonable levels. Identify the correct statements from the following.
    • A. 

      1 & 2 Only

    • B. 

      2 & 3 Only

    • C. 

      1 & 3 Only

    • D. 

      1,2 & 3

  • 10. 
    Recently, ISRO has successfully flight tested Scramjet Engine. With reference to this, consider the following statements: 1. It is a form of air-breathing jet engine. 2. It does not work efficiently at hypersonic speeds. 3. Ramjet is an upgraded version of the same. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a part of Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP)?
    • A. 

      Agni series missiles

    • B. 

      Prithvi Missiles

    • C. 

      Astra Missile

    • D. 

      Nag Missile

  • 12. 
    Consider the following statements regarding Zika virus. 1. Zika virus is transmitted primarily by Anopheles mosquitoes. 2. Zika virus is also transmitted through sexual intercourse. 3. Zika infected males will not show any symptoms, but act as mere carriers to the disease. Identify the correct statements from the following.
    • A. 

      Only 1 & 2

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Only 2 & 3

    • D. 

      1,2 & 3

  • 13. 
    The cloud computing, facilitates 1. Storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of one’s computer's hard drive. 2. Metered service so that one only pays for what he uses. 3. All the Information Technology resources one needs with self-service access. Select the correct answer using the code given below.
    • A. 

      2 and 3 only

    • B. 

      1 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are correct statements regarding Agni - I missile ? 1. It is a two stage rocket. 2. It uses both solid and liquid fuels. 3. It has a range of 700-800 Kms. 4. It is an Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM)
    • A. 

      1,2,3,4

    • B. 

      1,2 Only

    • C. 

      3,4 Only

    • D. 

      1,2,3 Only

  • 15. 
    Pneumoconiosis affects which of the following organs?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidney

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Spleen

  • 16. 
    The concept ‘90-90-90’, recently in news, is associated to
    • A. 

      Women empowerment

    • B. 

      Organic farming

    • C. 

      Controlling of HIV/AIDS

    • D. 

      Renewable energy

  • 17. 
    Which does M stand in MIRVs which is seen in news regarding the arms race?
    • A. 

      Missile.

    • B. 

      Munitions.

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    Identify the correct statements from the following. 1. Copper ion is present in Haemocyanin. 2. Annelida is the largest known phylum in Animal Kingdom. Options:
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 & 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are the advantages of the ‘Neem’ coated urea? 1. It will help reduce the cost of agricultural production. 2. It will help reduce the pollution of water and soil. 3. It will increase India’s dependence on imported urea. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is related to Mars exploration missions?
    • A. 

      Opportunity

    • B. 

      Curiosity

    • C. 

      InSight

    • D. 

      ALL

  • 21. 
    Gait analysis, recently seen in news is related to
    • A. 

      Agricultural research

    • B. 

      Forensic analysis

    • C. 

      Cyber security

    • D. 

      Immunology

  • 22. 
    Consider the following statements. 1. Huge radiation absorption by light coloured clothes make it preferable as a summer wear. 2. Wool being poor conductor of heat makes it a preferable cloth wear in the winters. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 & 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is a correct statement regarding Amogha - 1 missile?
    • A. 

      It is a Surface to Air missile.

    • B. 

      It is acquired from Israel.

    • C. 

      It has a range of 60-70 KM

    • D. 

      None

  • 24. 
    The elimination of which of the following diseases is closely associated with the construction of pucca houses?
    • A. 

      Typhoid

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Japanese Encephalitis

    • D. 

      Kala Azar

  • 25. 
    With reference to Fuel Cell, consider the following statements: 1. It can generate electricity without polluting the environment. 2. It can produce both Alternating current (AC) and Direct current (DC). 3. Fuel cells efficiently convert chemical energy from hydrogen-rich fuels into electricity. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      3 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

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