Prelims 1234

Defence Research and Development Organisation has recently developed ‘Muntra’. Which refers to which of the following? A. An anti-missile tank B. A radar C. A surveillance system D. An unmanned tank. Explanation : Muntra is the unmanned tank, has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. ItContinue reading “Prelims 1234”

Prelims 2000

Tropic of Capricorn passes through which of the following countries?1. Peru2. Brazil3. South Africa4. AustraliaSelect the correct answer using the code given below:A.1, 2 and 3B.1, 2 and 4C.2, 3 and 4D.1, 3 and 4Explanation :The line passes through Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Namibia, Botswana,South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Australia and French Polynesia, clipping New Caledonia,Continue reading “Prelims 2000”

Prelims 308

In medieval India, ‘muqaddams’ and ‘khuts’ are used in context of: A. Commercial agent B. Decrees issued by the King C. Military officers D. Village headmen and landlords Explanation : Muqaddams referred to village headmen and khuts were smaller landlord who enjoyed a high standard of life than ordinary peasants during Sultanate period