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Quiz 63,Mission 2016, 17 May 2016

1. Rock salt is often sprinkled on frozen roads and walkways to melt ice. This practice is effective primarily because the salt: (a) Decreases the freezing point of the water. (b) Breaks the covalent bonds within the water molecules. (c) Increases the temperature of the water. (d) Eliminates the hydrogen bonds between the water molecules. […]

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Quiz 63,Mission 2016, 17 May 2016

1. Rock salt is often sprinkled on frozen roads and walkways to melt ice. This practice is effective primarily because the salt: (a) Decreases the freezing point of the water. (b) Breaks the covalent bonds within the water molecules. (c) Increases the temperature of the water. (d) Eliminates the hydrogen bonds between the water molecules. […]

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Quiz 62, Mission 2016,16 May 2016

1. What are the reasons behind India’s continued dependence on imports to meet the requirement of oilseeds? 1. Farmers prefer to grow food grains with highly remunerative support prices 2. Most of the cultivation of oilseed crops continues to be dependent on rainfall 3. Oils from the seeds of tree origin and rice bran have […]

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Quiz 62, Mission 2016,16 May 2016

1. What are the reasons behind India’s continued dependence on imports to meet the requirement of oilseeds? 1. Farmers prefer to grow food grains with highly remunerative support prices 2. Most of the cultivation of oilseed crops continues to be dependent on rainfall 3. Oils from the seeds of tree origin and rice bran have […]

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Quiz 61, Mission 2016, 15 May 2016

1. An outdoor iron railing rusts after several years. The rust on the railing is composed of:- (a) The elemental iron that has separated from the railing as the result of temperature fluctuations. (b) An oxide of iron produced during the chemical reaction of the railing with the atmosphere. (c) The product of broken chemical […]

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Quiz 61, Mission 2016, 15 May 2016

1. An outdoor iron railing rusts after several years. The rust on the railing is composed of:- (a) The elemental iron that has separated from the railing as the result of temperature fluctuations. (b) An oxide of iron produced during the chemical reaction of the railing with the atmosphere. (c) The product of broken chemical […]

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Quiz 60,Mission 2016,14 May 2016

1. Which of the following can be considered as reasons behind the shifting of sugar industries from north to south in India? 1. The production of sugarcane per hectare is higher in south India. 2. The sucrose content is higher in the tropical variety of sugarcane grown in south India. 3. The crushing season in […]

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Quiz 60,Mission 2016,14 May 2016

1. Which of the following can be considered as reasons behind the shifting of sugar industries from north to south in India? 1. The production of sugarcane per hectare is higher in south India. 2. The sucrose content is higher in the tropical variety of sugarcane grown in south India. 3. The crushing season in […]

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Quiz 59, Mission 2016, 13 May 2016

1. Consider the following statements: 1. El Nino Modoki causes warm moist conditions in the Central Pacific and dry cold conditions in Eastern and western pacific. 2. El Nino Modoki is conducive for formation of cyclones in the Arabian Sea while El Nino in the Bay of Bengal. 3. El Nino suppresses the cyclone formation in […]

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Quiz 59, Mission 2016, 13 May 2016

1. Consider the following statements: 1. El Nino Modoki causes warm moist conditions in the Central Pacific and dry cold conditions in Eastern and western pacific. 2. El Nino Modoki is conducive for formation of cyclones in the Arabian Sea while El Nino in the Bay of Bengal. 3. El Nino suppresses the cyclone formation in […]

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Quiz 58, Mission 2016, 11 May

1. Which of the following statement/s regarding fiat money is/are correct? 1. Currency notes are called fiat money because they don’t have intrinsic value like a gold or silver coin. 2. They cannot be refused by any citizen of the country for settlement of any kind of transaction. 3. Cheques and Demand deposits are the […]

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Quiz 58, Mission 2016, 11 May

1. Which of the following statement/s regarding fiat money is/are correct? 1. Currency notes are called fiat money because they don’t have intrinsic value like a gold or silver coin. 2. They cannot be refused by any citizen of the country for settlement of any kind of transaction. 3. Cheques and Demand deposits are the […]

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Quiz 57, Mission 2016, 11 may 2016

1. Why does Karnataka receive more rainfall than Maharashtra and Kerala? 1. Mountain topography in Karnataka is broader than the narrow topography of the Ghats in Maharashtra while Kerala has isolated mountains in the Western Ghats 2. Mountains in Karnataka are steeply sloping, compared to the gentle slopes of the Ghats in Maharashtra and Kerala […]

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Quiz 57, Mission 2016, 11 may 2016

1. Why does Karnataka receive more rainfall than Maharashtra and Kerala? 1. Mountain topography in Karnataka is broader than the narrow topography of the Ghats in Maharashtra while Kerala has isolated mountains in the Western Ghats 2. Mountains in Karnataka are steeply sloping, compared to the gentle slopes of the Ghats in Maharashtra and Kerala […]

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Quiz 56, Mission 2016, 10 May 2016

1. Consider the following statements regarding passage of bills in the parliament: 1. Amendments to a bill a can be introduced at the stage of second reading only and not first or third. 2. It is mandatory for every bill to be referred to a parliamentary committee during second reading. 3. A private member cannot […]

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Quiz 56, Mission 2016, 10 May 2016

1. Consider the following statements regarding passage of bills in the parliament: 1. Amendments to a bill a can be introduced at the stage of second reading only and not first or third. 2. It is mandatory for every bill to be referred to a parliamentary committee during second reading. 3. A private member cannot […]

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Quiz 55, Mission 2016, 9 May 2016

1. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Kheda Satyagraha of 1918? 1. The demand of the Satyagraha was to reduce the untimely increase of land revenue. 2. Gandhiji undertook fast unto death to support the Satyagraha. 3. The government finally agreed to the demands and reduced the land revenues. Select the correct answer […]

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Quiz 55, Mission 2016, 9 May 2016

1. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Kheda Satyagraha of 1918? 1. The demand of the Satyagraha was to reduce the untimely increase of land revenue. 2. Gandhiji undertook fast unto death to support the Satyagraha. 3. The government finally agreed to the demands and reduced the land revenues. Select the correct answer […]

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Quiz 54, Mission 2016, 8 May 2016

1. What was the reason for emergence of the Nehru Report? (a) it came as a response to the appointment of Simon Commission. (b) it came as a reaction to the defeat of the Public Safety Bill in 1928 in the Central Legislative Assembly. (c) it was brought to popularize the adoption of ‘ Purna […]

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Quiz 54, Mission 2016, 8 May 2016

1. What was the reason for emergence of the Nehru Report? (a) it came as a response to the appointment of Simon Commission. (b) it came as a reaction to the defeat of the Public Safety Bill in 1928 in the Central Legislative Assembly. (c) it was brought to popularize the adoption of ‘ Purna […]

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