1
UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

Consider the following statements:

Statement-I:

The atmosphere is heated more by incoming solar radiation than by terrestrial radiation.

Statement-II:

Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are good absorbers of long wave radiation.

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

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

Consider the following statements:

Statement-I: Rainfall is one of the reasons for weathering of rocks.

Statement-II: Rain water contains carbon dioxide in solution.

Statement-III: Rain water contains atmospheric oxygen.

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

A

Both Statement-II and Statement-III are correct and both of them explain Statement-I

B

Both Statement-II and Statement-III are correct, but only one of them explains Statement-I

C

Only one of the Statements II and III is correct and that explains Statement-I

D

Neither Statement-II nor Statement-III is correct

3
UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

One of the following regions has the world’s largest tropical peatland, which holds about three years worth of global carbon emissions from fossil fuels; and the possible destruction of which can exert detrimental effect on the global climate. Which one of the following denotes that region?

A

Amazon Basin

B

Congo Basin

C

Kikori Basin

D

Rio de la Plata Basin

4
UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2024 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66

Consider the following:

1. Carabid beetles

2. Centipedes

3. Flies

4. Termites

5. Wasps

Parasitoid species are found in how many of the above kind of organisms?

A

Only two

B

Only three

C

Only four

D

All five

UPSC Civil Service Subjects
Comprehension
Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
EXAM MAP
Medical
NEET
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
GATE CSEGATE ECEGATE EEGATE MEGATE CEGATE PIGATE IN
Civil Services
UPSC Civil Service
Defence
NDA
CBSE
Class 12