UPSC Prelims Test Series 2017 – Mock Test-4

Mock Test – 4 of the Target 2017 Prelims General Studies Programme has been updated at this link.The 100 questions in Mock Test -4 are broadly based upon the following topics:

Geography-1: Astronomy Basics
Age/ Size of Universe, Cosmic Horizon, Big Bang Theory, Expansion of Universe, Cosmic Microwave Background, Hubble Constant, Doppler Effect, Blue and Red Shift, Black Holes, Wormholes and Cosmic Strings, Dark Matter & Dark Energy, Galaxies Basics, Milky way and Andromeda, Radio Galaxies, Magellanic Clouds, Interstellar Medium, Nebula, Quasar, Stellar Evolution, Sun & Solar System, Planets and Planetary Rings, Satellites, Meteors, Comets, Cosmic Rays.

Geography-2: Earth Basics
Motions of Earth , Seasons and Eclipse, Earth’s Rotation and Precession Movements, Apparent and Mean Solar Days, Tidal Acceleration, Global Glacial Rebound, Sidereal Day, Earth’s Revolution, Occurring of Seasons, Solstice, Uttarayan & Dakshinayan, Equinox, Longest Days & Nights, Perihelion and Aphelion, Eclipses, Latitudes and Longitudes, Radius and Circumference of Earth, Structure of Earth, Earth’s Crust, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere and Pedosphere, Composition of Earth Crust, Earth’s Mantle, Earth’s Core, Earth’s Magnetic Field and Magnetosphere, Geomagnetic Equator & Equatorial Electrojet, Van Allen belts, Magnetospheric storms.

Geography-3: Plate Tectonics, Earthquake, Volcano, Tides
Plate Tectonics – Evidences and Hypotheses, Plates System and Plate Boundaries, Mechanism of Earthquakes, Earthquake scales, Different Types of Seismic Waves, Earthquakes in India, Seismic Zoning of India, Liquefaction, Volcanoes & Volcanism, Types of Volcanoes by Volcanic Eruption, Various terms related to Volcanoes, Magma- Types and composition, Tides – Types, Frequency and Duration, Tidal Ports, Uses of Tides.

Geography-4: Oceanography Basics
Ocean Relief – Orders and Features, Continental Shelf, Continental Slope & Continental Rise, Deep Ocean basin & Oceanic Ridges, Abyssal Plain, Oceanic Trench, Seamounts & Guyots, Rift valleys & Abyssal Fans, Archipelago, Lagoon, Coral Reefs, Ocean Sediment, Lithogenous Sediment and its various resources, Ocean Temperature – Range and Distribution Temperature, Ocean Currents, Factors affecting Ocean Currents.

This programme is running since August 2016 and will continue till June 2017 with comprehensive support material and a mock test series with 27 tests.

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Mock Test 5 is scheduled for 5-OCT-2016.

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