Quiz 526 for UPSC Examinations

1. Consider the following states:

  1. Tripura
  2.  Mizoram
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Manipur

The correct order of increasing area of the above states is shown by which among the following?

[A] 1, 2, 3,4
[B] 1, 4, 2, 3
[C] 1, 3, 4, 2
[D] 1, 2, 4, 3

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2. The mean elevation of Antarctica is near to which among the following values?
[A] 4500 ft
[B] 5500 ft
[C] 6500 ft
[D] 7500 ft

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3. The Wakhan Corridor makes a land link between which among the following two neighbors?
[A] Afghanistan & Tajikistan
[B] Afghanistan & Uzbekistan
[C] Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan
[D] Afghanistan & China

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4. Consider the following facts about a pioneer social reformer of Maharastra:

  1. He is widely considered to be the first journalist and editor in Marathi Language.
  2. He started a weekly Bombay Darpan in 1832 and Digdarshan in 1840
  3. His many works include the books in history & math for children

Identify this personality from the given names:

[A] Jagannath Sheth
[B] Vishnu Shastri Bapat
[C] Krishna Shahstri Chaplunkar
[D] Balashastri Jambhekar

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5.  Consider the following Pollution Diseases of Japan:

  1. Minamata Disease
  2. Itai-Itai Disease

Which among the following is the correct set of causing agents of these diseases?

[A] Mercury, Arsenic
[B] Mercury, Mercury
[C] Mercury, Cadmium
[D] Arsenic ,Mercury

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6. Consider the following statements:

  1. After death of Raja Rammohun Roy, Debendra nath Tagore had undertaken the job of revitalizing and reorganizing the Brahmo Samaj
  2. Debendra nath Tagore had established the Adi Brahmo Samaj for this purpose

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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7. Consider the following:

  1. Hypercalcaemia
  2.  Hypercalciuria
  3. Hypocalcaemia

Which among the above Calcium related abnormalities are related to endocrine system of the blood?

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1 & 3
[D] All of them

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8. In context with the Indian music, Abhang are the devotional songs dedicated to which among the following gods?
[A] Jagannatha
[B] Narayana
[C] Vitthala
[D] Vamana

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