Daily Questions Challenge for IAS PRE (CSAT) Exam (30 April 2015)

Daily Questions Challenge for IAS PRE (CSAT) Exam (30 April 2015)

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1. Which one of the following observation is not true about the Quit India Movement of 1942?

(a) It was a non-violent movement
(b) It was led by Mahatma Gandhi
(c) It was a spontaneous movement
(d) It did not attract the labour class in general

2. Which amongst the following provided acommon fact or for tribal insurrenction in India in the 19th century?

(a) Introduction of a new system of land revenue and taxation of tribal products
(b) Influence of foreign religious missionaries in tribal areas
(c) Rise of a large number of money lenders, traders and revenue farmers as middlemen in tribal areas
(d) The complete disruption of the old agrarian order of the tribal communities

3. India maintained its early cultural contacts and trade links with Southeast Asia across the Bay of Bengal. For this pre-eminence of early maritime history of Bay of Bengal, which of the following could be the most con gincing explanation/ explanations?

(a) As compared to other countries, India had a better ship-building technology in ancient and medieval times.
(b) The rulers of southern India always patronized traders, brahmin priests and buddhist monks in this context.
(c) Monsoon winds across the Bay of Bengal facilitated sea voyages.
(d) Both (a) and (b) are convincing explanations in this context.

4. What is the difference between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi devices?

(a) Bluetooth uses 2.4 GHz radio frequency band, whereas Wi-Fi can use 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequency band
(b) Bluetooth is used for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) only, whereas Wi-Fi is used for Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWAN) only
(c) When information is transmitted between two devices using Blue tooth technology, the devices have to be in the line of sight of each other, but whenWi-Fi technology is used the devices need not be in the line of sight of each other
(d) The statements (a) and (b) given above the correct in this context

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:: CSAT (Paper -2) ::

We started pitching the highest camp that has ever been made. Everything took five times as long as it would have taken in a place where there was enough air to breathe; but at last we got the tent up, and when we crawled in, it was not too bad. There was only a light wind, and inside it was not too cold for us to take off our gloves. At night most climbers take off their boots; out I prefer to keep them on. Hilary, on the other hand, took his off and laid them next to his sleeping bag.

1. What does. the expression “pitching the highest camp” imply?

(a) They reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world.
(b) Those who climbed that far earlier did not pitch any camp.
(c) So far nobody has ever climbed that high.
(d) They were too many climbers and needed to pitch a big camp.

2. They took a long time to finish the work because

(a) they were very tired.
(b) there was not enough air to breathe
(c) it was very cold.
(d) it was very dark.

3. When they crawled into the tent

(a) they took off their gloves because it was not very cold.
(b) they could not take off their gloves because it was very cold.
(c) they took off their gloves though it was very cold.
(d) they did not take off their gloves though it was not cold.

4. Ten new TV shows started in January — 5 sitcoms, 3 drama and 2 news magazines. Br April, only seven of the new shows were still on, five of them being sitcoms. Based on the above information, four conclusions, as given below, have been made. Which one of these logically follows from the information given above?

(a) Only one news magazine show is still on.
(b) Only one of the drama shows is still on.
(c) At least one discontinued show was a drama.
(d) Viewers prefer sitcoms over drama.

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