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Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 29


Daily Quiz: April 29


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  • Samarjyoti Thakuria

    3/5

  • Ajay Sisodiya

    You have reached 5 of 5 scores, (100%)

  • mishthi

    4 of 5 questions answered correctly

    Your time: 00:01:21

    You have reached 4 of 5 scores, (80%)

  • SRUSHTI DESHMUKH

    5/5..:)

  • Arthanari

    4/5….q4

  • Atulesh Jha

    Will we have daily quizzes in May ?

  • PBN

    Thanks team
    3/5

  • Amyat Sen

    4/5

  • darkknight

    Results
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  • Amareek

    4 of 5 questions answered correctly

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  • XYZ*

    haha thanks 🙂

  • aspirant@avi

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  • Solitude

    There are two major type of soil – Acidic and Alkali
    Acidic – high rainfall area, due to liching of minerals especially nitrates. Treated by mainly lime.

    Alkali – Arid region. Treated mainly by gypsum or sulphur

    Saline soil is resembled with Alkaline soil and differs by amount of salt against Alkali soil.
    In very layman language you can say that saline soil is degraded form of Alkaline soil…

    Itna yaad rakhna exam ke liye kaafi hai….Zyada in-depth science me jaane ki zarurat nhi

  • XYZ*

    hey, thanks for the reply…
    i think we are mixing two concept of alkalinity and salinity together despite they being totally different but at times may occur simultaneously.

    khuller geography book….pl check this link
    http://imgur.com/UiS61cV

    even vajiram teacher notes says these:
    alkalinity is not a problem but salinity is…..as there are various methods to cure alkalinity using acids treatment.

  • Rohit

    3/5

  • Tarunkumar

    3/5

  • Amit

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    You have reached 5 of 5 scores, (100%)

    Average score 62.94%
    Your score 100%
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    Environment100%
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  • Amit

    Results
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    You have reached 5 of 5 scores, (100%)

    Average score 62.94%
    Your score 100%
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  • mausam

    angry or pun?

  • BlueOxygeN

    0.5% of world’s total plant…so u actually dont need the total number of plants in that area. If area has 1500 plants as endemic and lost 70% vegetation then it does not matter whether total number of species are 1501 or 15000…it is a hot spot. so (a) is not necessary at all…but since (b) and (c) were true so we had to choose (d).

  • DM Sahab

    Easy!

  • SYA

    In question of extinct species , if an animal is extinct in managed area then how it can be called extinct ( it could be present in wild ) .

    In options , we need to check validity of one option only unless extinct in managed area also means extinct in wild .

    So answer according to me should be b .

  • SYA

    4 of 5 questions answered correctly

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    You have reached 4 of 5 scores, (80%)

    Average score 62.9%
    Your score 80%
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  • Try one more time!

    4/5

  • Solitude

    Soil is generally acidic in high rain fall area and alkaline in low rain fall area (arid region). It is the basic concept. Acidic due to leaching and alkaline due to evaporation.
    So, apart from the water (irrigation), there are other methods to neutralize the salinity or alkalinity of soil.
    You may better refer to this website. It has good explanation:
    https://www.indiaagronet.com/indiaagronet/soil_management/CONTENTS/Management.htm

  • Lara croft

    5/5 ?

  • $partan

    3 of 5 scores, (60%)

  • anonmyous

    3/5

  • Jay

    5/5..

  • 3/5

  • Vib2017

    Daily Quiz: April 29
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  • destination

    thnx fr reading whole comment bazi..
    and wasting ur precious tym

  • HimalayanBrownbear-CE,JK,HP,UK

    5/5. Questions are comparatively easier today- I mean yesterday

  • destination

    yup…
    corrected..
    synchronization..

  • mango

    5/5

  • Mrinal Mukherjee

    4/5
    2:04

  • edward50

    5/5

  • mausam

    sync ,,,sink nhi ji (dubna) nhi

  • ChandLer BinG

    5/5 ,vision ecology pdf covered all of it luckily unlike othr times 😛

  • mausam

    4/5

  • Komal Mishra

    3/5

  • Ballu

    5/5 what ???? 😀

  • Hrangkekuala

    4/5

  • Solitude

    Moonh dekhayi ek baar milti hai, baar baar nhi…

  • Kriss Raghunath

    4 of 5 questions answered correctly

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  • destination

    agar aisa hai to phir daily 5/5 aaye bs

  • destination

    ha ha..
    koi ni compliment accept kiya gya meri trf se..

  • DgO

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    You have reached 4 of 5 scores, (80%)

  • Jyoti Singh

    Ek Dum Correct…..!!!

  • Solitude

    Hehehe……Moonh dikhayi kari hai tabhi to 5 me 5 mile hain aaj ….:)

  • Jyoti Singh

    Okay…
    Main Kaafi Der Se Tumhare Comments Padh Rahi Thi Par Main Tumhe Tumhari DP Ki Wajah Se Pehchaan Nahi Payi.
    Phir All Of Sudden Dekha Ki Aree Yeh Toh Apna @DESTINATION Hai.

    Kaafi Achcha Kiya Ki Apni Mooh Dikhayi Kar Di….!!!

    Just Take It As A Compliment….!!!

  • destination

    he he..
    north indian hun kahan aap mujhe south indian bna rahin hain..

  • Happu Singh

    4 of 5 questions answered correctly

    Your time: 00:02:41

  • destination

    ha ha..
    only for today..mail se sink ho gyi yaha pe …
    privacy khatre me padh gyi..
    ha ha…

  • Jyoti Singh

    heheheh…

    Pehle Mujhe Laga Ki Kisi Actor Ki Photo Hai,Thik Se Isse Dekho Yeh Actor “PRABHU DEVA” Ki Trah Lagg Raha Hai.

  • destination

    ni jab hum jyada sochtein hai then probability badh jati hai wrong hone ki..
    ya last year neam coated urea vala and mclr vala question wrong hona isi ka nateeza hai..
    jab ki neem coated vala seedhe survey se question tha phir bhi mera galat hua..

  • Solitude

    Aaj Galti se iski shakal sab ko dikh gayi hai…..Bechara ….
    Logo ne ise ab pehchaan liya hai….

  • <3 KH <3

    4/5

  • Abhijit (ABG)

    hmm – 4/5 mere rhe – paper was easy but tricky !!!
    Word game bol sakte ho !

  • Jyoti Singh

    Aree Destination Yeh Tum Ho ??? Main Toh Pehchaan Hi Nahi Payi.

    Kya Baat Hai DP Laga Li Hai ???

  • Solitude

    Hummm…..UPSC needs balanced approach…..
    Ab zyada accelerator doge to risk of accident bhi zyada hoga na

  • destination

    got 5/5 today..
    but maine to itna socha bhi ni..
    ab ya ise guess work kaho ya phir aur kuch….

  • destination

    i always noticed that while solving test series and in fact cse 2016 paper.
    jab jyada dimag lagao na to question definitely galat hota hai..

  • Abhijit (ABG)

    I was thinking throughout that it is no. of total species in the region 🙁
    analysis mistake here – need to be broadminded

  • XYZ*

    yes, to be called hotspot, it must have at least 0.5% of world’s vascular plant species

  • Solitude

    yeah

  • Abhijit (ABG)

    Just to clarify – is it 0.5% of total species of vascular plants in the world ?

  • Abhijit (ABG)

    Hahaha – sahi hai : Should have thought about this point !!!
    Good trap

  • Solitude

    I do explain….Meri buddhi bhi aise hi bhrasht hui thi and I did wrong…
    0.5% find out karne ke liye you must know the total number…..Tabhi to percentage pata chalega…
    Means…0.05 species unique out of total 1…

  • Abhijit (ABG)

    With respect to Q1,

    A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity that is under threat from humans.

    To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot, a region must meet two strict criteria:

    it must contain at least 0.5% or 1,500 species of vascular plants as endemics, no. of UNIQUE SPECIES

    and it has to have lost at least 70% of its primary vegetation. Loss of vegetation – no. of species at risk is not mentioned, may be it is implicit here

    Where does total no. of species come in picture.

    Secondly, 2nd condition is ”it has to have lost at least 70% of its primary vegetation” – It does not mean lose of species – but primary vegetation !!! It may suggest that ”No. of species at risk” can be considered for loss of primary vegetation.

    But, I don’t think total no. of species is included as a criterion !!!

  • Vasudha

    Yes correctly conceived 🙂 most welcome. Good luck.

  • XYZ*

    OK means if extinct >>>>>means extinct
    and extinct in WILD >>> means extinct in WILD………..got it…thanks!!!

  • Vasudha

    No no its actually the correct one, if u have any decent ecology book, u can refer to it, the same thing is written. No two interpretation can be there.

  • destination

    Bhai vo galti se lagi hai pic..
    Gmail pr lagai thi Maine usi se sink hoke yaha bhi show ho rhi hai ..
    Ha ha .. thnx ??

  • XYZ*

    i mean explanation might be wrong if thought otherwise…..not necessarily we are wrong.

  • Solitude

    By the way nice to look at your bearded face …..Pakka UPSC aspirant wala huliya bana rakha hai…..Chalo tumko dekh ker kuchh motivation milega…

  • Vasudha

    Actually it’s the stress we are going through which is speaking. It’s not real us. We need to overcome it as soon as possible.

  • Solitude

    I do so alive….:)

  • destination

    ??

  • Vasudha

    You can’t judge your IQ from these petty things. Alright, be motivated. Don’t see the dark face, just focus on brighter one. 🙂

  • XYZ*

    I too felt that extinct in itself is of two kinds….overall and in wild. Hence second option might be ok…..but ……..

  • Solitude

    Kitna sharma ke bol rhe ho ….hehehe … GOOD

  • Solitude

    Sach me bara afsos hota hai jab easiest question me galti ho jaati hai…..Apna IQ pata chalta hai …hehehe 🙂

  • destination

    Ha kabhi kabhi ho jatein hai poore sahi..
    Bs kabhi kabhi??

  • Solitude

    Isiliye to sharm ki baat hai jo mera ek galat ho gaya….. Waise tumne to pure sahi banaye honge…

  • Vasudha

    Yes. But I didn’t read it completely. I thought they must be asking it in wild. Though when I saw the result I got it. I was tricked ?

  • Mithun Chakraborty

    5/5. Good questions

  • destination

    Itne easy to exam me bhi ni aata..
    Last one was from PYQ 2011

  • Solitude

    It was not tricky indeed. Extinct means completely has gone out of this world. Ab chahe wild se ho ya captivity se ho…..Dekhne ko ab nhi milega… 🙂

  • anuj156

    4/5

  • Vasudha

    4/5…. Extinct species question was tricky….

  • harsha reddy

    3/5

  • Solitude

    4/5 🙁
    Silly mistake in first question…

  • avtar

    5/5…..very simple questions!!

  • Ankit

    5/5.. 🙂

  • Azad Shaik

    Results
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  • Tamer

    4 of 5 questions answered correctly

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  • XYZ*

    3/5….one point improvement from last day…

  • Nimesh Nair

    4/5

  • Surya

    3/5