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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

Consider the following statements:

Statement-I:

Thickness of the troposphere at the equator is much greater as compared to poles.

Statement-II:

At the equator, heat is transported to great heights by strong convectional currents.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?

A

Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II explains Statement-I

B

Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct, but Statement-II does not explain Statement-I

C

Statement-I is correct, but Statement-II is incorrect

D

Statement-I is incorrect, but Statement-II is correct

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

Which of the following is/are correct inference/inferences from isothermal maps in the month of January?

  1. The isotherms deviate to the north over the ocean and to the south over the continent.

  2. The presence of cold ocean currents, Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Drift make the North Atlantic Ocean colder and the isotherms bend towards the north.

Select the answer using the code given below:

A

1 only

B

2 only

C

Both 1 and 2

D

Neither 1 nor 2

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

Consider the following information:

Region Name of the mountain range Type of mountain
Central Asia Vosges Fold mountain
Europe Alps Block mountain
North America Appalachians Fold mountain
South America Andes Fold mountain

In how many of the above rows is the given information correctly matched?

A

Only one

B

Only two

C

Only three

D

All four

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

With reference to “water vapour”, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is a gas, the amount of which decreases with altitude.

2. Its percentage is maximum at the poles.

Select the answer using the code given below:

A

1 only

B

2 only

C

Both 1 and 2

D

Neither 1 nor 2

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