Flagship Prelims 2018 Batch 1 & 2 | TS 18 Geography discussion

All aspirants who are giving tomorrow’s test should discuss all there doubts/queries about any question on this thread and not in the comments section of the test

Around 20 questions of the test can be solved using Tikdam method

Tikdams explanations in those selected questions are given in the explanation column itself

By closely observing those questions after every test you will gradually learn the art of Tikdams which will assist you in clearing the UPSC prelims

Highlights of tomorrow’s test:


Q.1) IAEA has recently opened a uranium bank at Oskamen city. Oskamen city is situated in which of the following countries?

a) Kazakhstan

b) Germany

c) Latvia

d) Syria


Q.2) Consider the following given countries:

1. India

2. Bangladesh

3. Myanmar

4. Nepal

Naf river makes border between which of the above given countries?

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of the above


Q.3) Consider the following statements about the weathering process:

1. Exfoliation is a process of Flaking off of more or less curved sheets of shells from over rocks or bedrock results in smooth and rounded surfaces.

2. Weathering helps the process of enrichment.

3.Biological activities produce humic, carbonic and other acids which reduce the decay and solubility.

Which of the statements above given is/are correct?

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1 and 3 only


Q.4)  Consider the following statements:

1. This port situated at the head of Vembanad Kayal

2. It is a natural harbour.

3. This port has an advantageous location being close to the Suez-Colombo route.

The statements given above characterise which of the following port

a) Chennai port.

b) Kochchi port

c) New Manglore port

d) Kulachil port


Best of luck!!

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