UPPSC General Studies 2012 Solved Paper (Part 1 of 15)

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  1. In an earthen pitcher, the water remains cold due to the process of

    1. condensation

    2. evaporation

    3. sublimation

    4. none of the above

    Answer: b

  2. Laser is a device for producing

    1. spontaneous radiation

    2. dispersed radiation

    3. scattered radiation

    4. stimulated radiation

    Answer: d

  3. Pendulum clocks become slow in summer because

    1. days in summer are large.

    2. of the friction in the coil

    3. the length of the pendulum increases.

    4. the weight of the pendulum changes

    Answer: c

  4. Homi Bhabha award is given for special contribution in the field of

    1. Theoretical Physics

    2. Nuclear Energy

    3. Laser Physics

    4. Space Research

    Answer: b

  5. Who had proposed for the first time the double helix model of DNA?

    1. Watson and Crick

    2. Fisher and Haldoni

    3. Lam ark and Darwin

    4. Hugo de Vries

    Answer: a

  6. The full form of SLM is

    1. Subscriber's Identity Module

    2. Subscriber's Identity Machine

    3. Self Identity Machine

    4. Self Identity Module

    Answer: a

  7. Which of the following gets deficient in tha4iuman body due to Dengue fever?

    1. Platelets

    2. Haemoglobin

    3. Sugar

    4. Water

    Answer: a

  8. The most important part of a computer is/

    1. CPU

    2. Key Board

    3. Disc

    4. Printer

    Answer: a

  9. When ice melts, then the

    1. volume increases

    2. volume decreases

    3. mass increases

    4. mass decreases

    Answer: b

  10. White colour of milk is due to the presence of

    1. lactose

    2. albumins

    3. carotenes

    4. caseins

    Answer: b