UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 274

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Question 21 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to the project 'CHAMAN', recently in news, which of the following statement is/are correct?
  1. It is a project of agriculture ministry to use remote sensing and geoinformatics data to integrate information on weather, soil, land use, and crop mapping.
  2. It is a project under defence ministry for safeguarding the interest of Indian soldiers.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 21 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is correct. Under the project, the ministry will use remote sensing and geoinformatics data to integrate information on weather, soil, land-use, and crop mapping to prepare horticulture development plans. The idea is to use space technology to identify crops suitable to different areas and raise production of horticulture crops.

Statement 2 is incorrect.

Question 22 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
What explains the eastward flow of the equatorial counter-current?
A
Convergence of the two equatorial currents
B
Earth's rotation on its axis
C
Difference in the water salinity
D
Occurence of the belt of calm near the equator
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Question 22 Explanation: 
Convergence of the two equatorial currents
Question 23 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to ecosystem service, which of the following are the examples of regulating services?
  1. Carbon sequestration
  2. Hydrological cycle
  3. Ensuring genetic diversity
  4. Provision of natural medicines
Select the correct answer code:
A
1, 2, 3
B
2, 4
C
1, 3
D
1, 2, 3, 4
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Question 23 Explanation: 

Provision of natural medicines doesn't constitute regulating services of ecosystem.

Regulating services are defined as the benefits obtained from the regulation of ecosystem processes such as climate regulation, natural hazard regulation, water purification and waste management, pollination or pest control.

Provisioning services are the products obtained from ecosystems such as food, fresh water, wood, fiber, genetic resources and medicines.

Question 24 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to Graphene, consider the following statements:
  1. It is the thinnest compound known till date.
  2. It enables electrons to flow much faster than silicon.
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
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Question 24 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is correct. Graphene is the thinnest compound known to man at one atom thick (a million times thinner than a human hair), the strongest compound discovered (between 100-300 times stronger than steel), the lightest material known (with one square meter weighing approximately 0.77 milligrams),and extremely flexible.

Statement 2 is correct. Graphene is impermeable to molecules, and is highly electrically and thermally conductive - graphene enables electrons to flow much faster than silicon. It is also a transparent conductor, combining electrical and optical functionalities in an exceptional way.

Question 25 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. Neonatal Mortality Rate means the number of deaths of children for the first 28 days of life per 1000 live births.
  2. Sustainable Development Goal Target 3.2 aims to reduce the neonatal mortality rate to at least 12 per 1000 live births.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 25 Explanation: 
Both statements are correct.
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