IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 101 - 103 of 210

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Question number: 101

» History

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

With reference to the difference between the culture of Rigvedic Aryans and Indus Valley people, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Rigvedic Aryans used the coat of mail and helmet in warfare whereas the people of Indus Valley Civilization did not leave any evidence of using them.
  2. Rigvedic Aryans knew gold, silver and copper whereas Indus Valley people knew only copper and iron.
  3. Rigvedic Aryans had domesticated the horse whereas there is no evidence of Indus Valley people having been aware of this animal.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 only

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

2 and 3 only

Question number: 102

» Geography

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

With reference to ‘Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) ’ sometimes mentioned in the news while forecasting Indian monsoon, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. IOD phenomenon is characterized by a difference in sea surface temperature between tropical Western Indian Ocean and tropical Eastern Pacific Ocean.
  2. An IOD phenomenon can influence an El Nino’s impact on the monsoon.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 only

b.

Neither 1 nor 2

c.

2 only

d.

1 and 2

Question number: 103

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

In the context of mitigating the impending global warming due to anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, which of the following can be the potential sites for carbon sequestration?

1. Abandoned and uneconomic coal seams

2. Depleted oil and gas reservoirs

3. Subterranean deep saline formations

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 and 3 only

c.

3 only

d.

1 and 2 only

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