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

With reference to radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs), consider the following statements :

1. RTGs are miniature fission reactors.

2. RTGs are used for powering the onboard systems of spacecrafts.

3. RTGs can use Plutonium-238, which is a by-product of weapons development.

Which of the statements given above are correct ?

A

1 and 2 only

B

2 and 3 only

C

1 and 3 only

D

1, 2 and 3

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

Recently, the term “pumped-storage hydropower” is actually and appropriately discussed in the context of which one of the following?

A

Irrigation of terraced crop fields

B

Lift irrigation of cereal crops

C

Long duration energy storage

D

Rainwater harvesting system

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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2023 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66
Change Language

Consider the following statements :

Statement-I : India, despite having uranium deposits, depends on coal for most of its electricity production.

Statement-II : Uranium, enriched to the extent of at least 60%, is required for the production of electricity.

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 is the correct explanation for Statement-I
B
Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for 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 2023 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.66
Change Language

Consider the following statements:

1. In a seismograph, P waves are recorded earlier than S waves.

2. In P waves, the individual particles vibrate to and fro in the direction of wave propagation whereas in S waves, the particles vibrate up and down at right angles to the direction of wave propagation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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