1st February 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. The periodic table is an arrangement of all the elements known to man in accordance with their increasing atomic number and recurring chemical properties.
  2. They are assorted in a tabular arrangement wherein a row is a period and a column is a group.
  3. The idea of the Periodic Table was incepted by Henry Rutherford.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 2

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Periodic Table completes 150 years

Periodic Table completes 150 years

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Polar Vortex:

  1. It spins in the stratosphere where most familiar weather patterns develop.
  2. It forms a wall that protects the mid-latitudes from cold Arctic air.
  3. In winter, the polar vortex sometimes becomes less stable and expands which leads to extreme cold in parts of USA.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) Only 1

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: What’s causing extreme cold in US Midwest

What’s causing extreme cold in US Midwest

Q.3) Motion of Thanks is a motion in Indian Parliament which follows the address of the President of India to the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha at the:

  1. Commencement of first session of a new Lok Sabha
  2. First session of each year

Select the correct code:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Explained: The President’s address to both Houses of Parliament

Explained: The President’s address to both Houses of Parliament

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to the P5+1 Countries:

  1. The P5+1 refers to the UN Security Council’s five permanent members (the P5); namely China, France, Russia, the UK, and US; plus Germany.
  2. It is a group joined together in diplomatic efforts with Iran with regard to its nuclear program.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: China refuses to budge, says India must sign NPT to gain entry into NSG

China refuses to budge, says India must sign NPT to gain entry into NSG

Q.5) Carnot Cycle more closely resembles to the:

a) Heat Engine

b) Propulsion Jet engine

c) Turbines

d) All of the above

Inspired by: Economic Times

 

 

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    Answer : B A C C A
    In second question it is written stratosphere where most familiar weather pattern occur. Though Stratosphere is correct but weather patterns occur in Troposhere

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    B A C C A