Important GK Questions for UPSC IAS 2020: 10th March

IAS GK Questions
1. “Sukanya “ project , a self-defense training to girl students in an initiative by ________ 
A. Kolkata Police 
B. Rajasthan Police 
C. Mumbai Police 
D. Delhi Police 
Answer : option A 
Solution : Kolkata Police has started the 3rd  edition of Sukanya project . This project aims to provide girls studying in schools and colleges in the city with self-defense training. Girl students of class VIII IX and XI and those studying in first year at educational institutions will be trained under the project. 

2. Bilateral monopoly situation is ? 
A. When there are only two sellers of a products. 
B. When there are only two buyers of a product. 
C. When there are only one buyer and one seller of a product. 
D. When there are only two buyers and two sellers of a product. 
Answer: option c  
Solution : ‘Bilateral Monopoly ‘ A market that has only one supplier and one buyer. The one supplier will tend to act as a monopoly power and look to char high prices to the one buyer. The lone buyer will look towards paying a price that is as low as possible. 
3. A precise instrument is the one which has? 
A. Less fractional uncertainty  
B. Less absolute uncertainty  
C. Less uncertainty  
D. Less percentage uncertainty.  
Answer : option B 
Solution: precise is defined as the closeness between two or more measured values to each other. Suppose you weight the same box five times and get close results like 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.0 then your measurements are precise. Remember Accuracy and precise are two independent terms. 
4. Rectangular coordinate system is also called? 
A. Polar coordinate system  
B. Cartesian coordinate system 
C. Cylindrical coordinate system  
D. Space coordinate system  
Answer: option B 
Solution: A Cartesian system in two dimension also called as rectangular co-ordinate system define bi an ordered pair of perpendicular lines (axes) a single unit of length for both axes, and an orientation for each axis. 
5.  The drugs caffeine , tannin, nicotine are ? 
A. Steroids  
B. Mild alkalis  
C. Alkaloids 
D. Cortisones 
Answer: option c 
Solution: Alkaloids are a class of nitrogenous organic compounds of plant origin which have pronounced physiological actions on humans. They include many drugs (morphine, quinine) And poisons( atropine, strychnine).