UPSC

UPSC CDS Exam - 2011

Union Public Service Commission Combined Defence Services Examination - 2011 held on 18–09–2011

 

1) A recent survey (by Bloomberg) shows that the USA has fallen behind emerging markets in Brazil, China and India as the preferred place to invest.  Why is it so ?

1) unstable economic situation of the USA which the global investors feel not likely to improve in the near future.

UPSC CDS Exam - 2011

Union Public Service Commission Combined Defence Services Exam - February 2011

1. The Civil Liability of Nuclear Damage Bill, passed in the Lok Sabha on August 2010, does not make provision for

1. establishment of claims commission and appointment of claims commissioner

2. a liability cap of Rs. 1,500 crore on an operator in case of an accident

3. a liability cap of Rs. 1,500 crore also on the Government of India in case of an accident

UPSC NDA & NA Exam - 2011

UPSC NDA & NA Exam - 2011

 

1. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 2009 for the :

1. Theory of electron transfer

2. studies of the structure and function f the ribosome

3. palladium catalysed cross couplings in organic synthasis

4. work in the area of olefin metathesis

Ans – 2

UPSC NDA & NA Exam - 2011

UPSC NDA & NA Exam - August 2011

 

1. Consider the following statements about a report on ‘Status of Tigers, Copredators and Prey in India, 2010’ released by the Ministry of Environment and Forests in July 2011.

1) India registered a 20 percent decline in tiger population over the last survey in the year 2006.

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam - 2011

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam - 2011

 

1. In the Union Budget 2011–2012, a full exemption from the basic customs was duly extended to the bio–based asphalt (bioasphalt).  What is the importance of this material ?

1) Unlike traditional asphalt, bioasphlat is not based on fossil fuels.

2) Bioasphalt can be made from non renewable sources

3) Bioasphalt can be made from organic waste materials