Daily Prelim Quiz 8th May 2019

1. Which of the following statements is/ are  incorrect  regarding  “Coriolis effect”?

  1. It acts perpendicular to the isobar.
  2. At the equator, coriolis force is zero and the wind blows perpendicular to the isobars
  3. The coriolis force  is  directly proportional to the angle of latitude.
  4. The more the velocity of the wind, the larger is the deflection in the direction of the wind.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


2. Which  of  the  following  Tribal assemblies  were  existed  during  early Vedic times and disappeared in Later Vedic times:

  1. Vidatha
  2. Sabha
  3. Samiti

Select the correct answer using the code given below



3. Consider the following statements:

  1. At later stage  the  Mesolithic  people domesticated animals.
  2. The Neolithic people  practiced  both agriculture  and  domestication  of animals.
  3. The end of  the  Neolithic  period  saw the use of metals.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. The council of  Ministers  shall  not exceed  15%  of  total  number  of members of the house of the people excluding Prime Minister
  2. The council of ministers is collectively responsible to parliament

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Which of the following regarding to  Speaker is INCORRECT

  1. The date of election of the Speaker is fixed by the old Speaker
  2. he resigns by writing to the President
  3. He can be removed only by a resolution passed by the Lok Sabha by  an absolute majority

6. Marine pollution can be controlled by

  1. Using organic fertilizer.
  2. Preventing the discharge on untreated wastewater in seas and oceans.
  3. Frequent dredging to remove pollutants

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.



7. With  reference  to  bio-stimulation,  consider the following statements:

  1. Bio-stimulation involves  the modification  of  environment  to  increase biodiversity.
  2. Bio-stimulation allows  one  to  control  the nature of biomass.

Which  of  the  statements  given  above  is/are  correct?



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