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

  1. The non-biotic pollutant of underground water is

    1. Bacteria

    2. Algae

    3. Arsenic

    4. Viruses

    Answer: c

  2. Which one of the following is the most effective factor of coral bleaching?

    1. Marine pollution

    2. Increase of salinity of seas

    3. Rise in normal temperature of sea-water

    4. Outbreak of diseases and epidemics

    Answer: c

  3. Which one of the following is correctly

    1. Surface to surface missile

    2. Surface to air missile

    3. Anti-tank missile

    4. Light combat aircraft

    Answer: c

  4. The reason of mirage is

    1. interference of light

    2. diffraction of light

    3. polarisation of light

    4. total internal reflection of light

    Answer: d

  5. The colour of light is determined by its

    1. amplitude

    2. wavelength

    3. intensity

    4. velocity

    Answer: b

  6. Ultrasonics are sound waves of frcauency

    1. greater than 20, 000 Hz

    2. less than 10, 000 Hz

    3. equal to 1000 Hz

    4. none of these

    Answer: a

  7. Kaziranga is known for

    1. Rhinoceros

    2. Tiger

    3. Birds

    4. Lion

    Answer: a

  8. The maximum biodiversity is found in

    1. Tropical rain forests

    2. Temperate forests

    3. Coniferous forests

    4. Arctic forests

    Answer: b

  9. The minimum area of the land required to completely sustain the life of one person is called his

    1. Biota

    2. Ecological foot print

    3. Biome

    4. Niche

    Answer: b

  10. The most populated desert in the world

    1. Sahara

    2. Gobi

    3. Thar

    4. Kalahari

    Answer: c