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Daily Prelim Quiz 18th April 2019

Daily Prelim Quiz 18th April 2019 1st TEST -OPEN FOR ALL- REGISTER HERE– https://goo.gl/5ZwmyK 5 THINGS YOU MISS – If you don’t SUBSCRIBE to MitrasIAS EMAIL: 1. QUIZZES IN EMAIL SAVE YOUR 10 MINUTES/DAY by SOLVING QUIZZES IN EMAIL ITSELF 2. MEMORY GAMES 3. LEARNING TECHNIQUES 4. DAILY MOTIVATION WITH EMAIL QUIZ 5. TRICKS AND…

Daily Prelim Quiz 17th April 2019

1) Consider the following statements: 1. Italian traveller Nicolo de Conti visited Vijaynagar empire during Krishna Deva Raya. 2. Srirangam copper plates provide the genealogy of Vijayanagar rulers. 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   2) With…

Biotechnology in India

The remarkable march of India into the world of biosciences and technological advances began in 1986. That year, the then Prime Minister of the country, late Rajiv Gandhi accepted the vision that unless India created a separate Department for Biotechnology, within the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India the country would not progress…

Applications of Biotechnology

Major Appplication Areas of Biotechnology Biotechnology has application in four major industrial areas, including health care (medical), crop production and agriculture, non food (industrial) uses of crops and other products (e.g. biodegradable plastics, vegetable oil, biofuels), and environmental uses. Agricultural Production Applications Biotechnology is frequently deliberated the similar with the biomedical investigate, but there are…

Biotechnology

At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology – biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. We have used the biological processes of microorganisms for more than 6,000 years to make useful food products, such as bread and cheese,…

Defence Technology in India

The DRDO Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) works under Department of Defence Research and Development of Ministry of Defence. DRDO dedicatedly working towards enhancing self-reliance in Defence Systems and undertakes design & development leading to production of world class weapon systems and equipment in accordance with the expressed needs and the qualitative requirements laid…

Nuclear and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

Lethal Effects of WMDs The dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction have come to occupy center stage in international politics. The term “weapon of mass destruction” (WMD) is used to characterize a variety of weapons that share two key features: their potential for large-scale destruction and the indiscriminate nature of their effects, notably against…

Meteorological Science

Meteorology Meteorology is, by definition, the study of Earth’s atmosphere. Meteorology is an extremely interdisciplinary science, drawing on the laws of physics and chemistry (among others) to aid in our understanding of Earth’s atmosphere, its processes, and its structure. It is a study that dates to ancient times, when ancient civilizations made observations and kept…

Earth Sciences in India

The Department of Ocean Development (DOD) was created in July 1981 as a part of the Cabinet Secretariat directly under the charge of the Prime Minister and came into existence as a separate Department in March 1982. The Erstwhile DoD functioned as a nodal Ministry for organizing, coordinating and promoting ocean development activities in the…

Environment and India

Environmental Background in India “Take care of the earth and she will take care for you”. The increase in environmental awareness has resulted in a spate of activities to conserve it. The perception that we have always been and will continue to remain at the mercy of nature is very clear. As active citizens of…