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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 179
Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A and R both are true, and R is the correct explanation for A
A and R both are true, and R is the NOT the correct explanation for A
A is correct, R is incorrect
A and R both are incorrect
Crown fires -which burn through the top layer of foliage on a tree, known as the canopy or crown fires. Crown fires, the most intense type of fire and often the most difficult to contain, need strong winds, steep slopes and a heavy fuel load to continue burning.
"Apart from the threat to life, forest fires are ecologically damaging depending on whether they are ground fires or crown fires. When fires spread at the level of treetops - the crown - they irreversibly damage trees. The fires in Uttarakhand this year, according to Mr. Kumar are largely ground fires."
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Marshall Islands is partnering with Israeli fintech startup Neema to launch its SOV. It will have equal status with US dollar as form of payment. The island country will issue 24 million SOVs in Initial Currency Offering (ICO). It will be circulated as legal tender in the country, alongside its current local currency, US dollar.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
It is large and accelerating with rates ranging in thousands
Rise in price of one or a small group of commodities over a sustained period
Situation in which inflation and unemployment both are at high levels
Inflation accounting term that excludes energy sources
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
- Andhra Pradesh
1 and 2 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
1.It primarily aims to imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their interest in the emerging areas of Space activities.
2.It is proposed to select 3 students each from each State/ Union Territory to participate in this programme covering CBSE, ICSE and State syllabus.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only