UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 140

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1).
  Consider the following statements:
  1. Coriolis effect is caused by the revolution of earth around sun
  2. Coriolis effect increases from equator towards poles
  3. Winds are deflected to their right in northern hemisphere and to their left in southern hemisphere due to coriolis effect
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
2).
In context with the nuclear fuels, how the Fissile material is different from the Fertile material?
1. While Fissile material undergoes nuclear fission, Fertilie material undergoes nuclear fusion
2. While Fissile material can be directly used, Fertile material can not be used directly in nuclear reactors
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
3).
Many a times, we read in newspapers about the “sin tax”. Which among the following is / are correct statements with this reference:
1. A sin tax is usually levied on products such as cigarettes, tobacco and soft drinks
2. Sin tax helps the society to reduce the negative externalities
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
4).
Consider the following crops:
  1. Soybean
  2. Peas
  3. Beans
  4. Lentils
Which of the above are known for Nitrogen fixation?
5).
 Consider the following statements:
  1. Samkhya is the oldest school of Indian Philosophy
  2. Samkhya  adopts a consistent dualism of matter (prakriti) and purusa (consciousness)
  Which of the above statement is/are correct?

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