IAS Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 69 - 72 of 100

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Question number: 69

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

What is/are unique about ‘Kharai camel’, a breed found in India?

1. It is capable of swimming up to three kilometres in seawater.

2. It survives by grazing on mangroves.

3. It lives in the wild and cannot be domesticated.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2 only

b.

3 only

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

1, 2 and 3

Question number: 70

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

What is ‘Greased Lightning-10 (GL-10) ’, recently in the news?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Solar-powered two-seater aircraft designed by Japan

b.

Space observatory launched by China

c.

Electric plane tested by NASA

d.

Reusable rocket designed by ISRO

Question number: 71

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Which one of the following is a purpose of `UDAY’, a scheme of the Government?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Providing for financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies

b.

Providing electricity to every gthousehold in the country by 2018

c.

Providing technical and financial assistance to start-up entrepreneurs in the field of renewable sources of energy

d.

Replacing the coal-based power plants with natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind and tidal power plants over a period of time

Question number: 72

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

On which of the following can you find the Bureau of Energy Efficiency Star Label?

1. Ceiling fans

2. Electric geysers

3. Tubular fluorescent lamps

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2 only

b.

3 only

c.

2 and 3 only

d.

1, 2 and 3

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