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IASbaba Daily Prelims Test [Day 4]

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  • June 21, 2015
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IASbaba Daily Prelims Test [Day 4]

 

Please take this test sincerely and share your suggestions and views in the comment box. Also you can find/download the ‘Solutions’ below.

SUBJECTGEOGRAPHY & CURRENT AFFAIRS

TOPICS:

Geography – River system in India – Indian River System; Himalayas River system – Indus, Ganga, Brahamaputra; Peninsular River Systems and world

 

PRELIMS QUESTIONS:

 

1. Consider the following rivers

  1. Krishna
  2. Kaveri
  3. Godavari
  4. Penganga

The correct sequence of these rivers when arranged from south to north is

  1. 2, 1,3 and 4
  2. 1,2,3 and 4
  3. 1, 3, 4 and 2
  4. 3, 2, 1 and 4

 

2. Assertion (A): The frequency of floods in North Indian plains has increased in recent times.

Reason (R): There has been reduction in the depth of river valleys due to deposition of silt.

  1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
  2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
  3. A is true but R is false
  4. A is false but R is true

 

3. Given are the Indian Rivers and corresponding National Parks

  1. Lohit                                                Orang National Park
  2. Chambal                                          Rajaji National Park
  3. Narmada                                         Kanha National Park

Select the correct match

  1. Only 2
  2. 1 and 3
  3. Only 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

4. Which of the following Rivers does not pass throughTropic of Cancer?

  1. Sabarmati
  2. Mahi
  3. Damodar
  4. Luni

 

5. Amongst the following the river that passes through most number of countries?

  1. Zambezi
  2. River Severn
  3. Danube
  4. Missisippi

 

6. Consider the following statements

  1. The West flowing rivers contains very less amounts of Silt and due to its fast speed it cannot make delta.
  2. Rivers arriving into a sea with high tidal range will not form delta because the changes in the tidal area will wash away the sediments brought by the river.
  3. Western rivers flows in the fault region created by the mountains Vindhya and Satpura which are rocky and devoid of any alluvial material. Hence no Delta formation

Select the correct statement/s

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. Only 2

 

7. Imagine you are travelling from New Delhi towards North. If you go vertically upwards towards Jammu and Kashmir, select the correct sequence in which you will cross these rivers

  1. Ravi-Beas-Ravi-Satluj-Jhelum
  2. Satluj-Beas-Ravi-Chenab-Indus
  3. Satluj-Beas-Ravi-Chenab-Jhelum
  4. Ravi-Beas-Ravi-Satluj-Indus

 

8. Suppose you are travelling along the Eastern Ghat on Eastern Coast of India from Northern to Southern region, the sequence in which you will cross these rivers

  1. Krishna-Godavari-Mahanadi-Kaveri
  2. Mahanadi-Krishna -Godavari-Kaveri
  3. Krishna-Godavari-Mahanadi-Kaveri
  4. Mahanadi-Godavari-Krishna-Kaveri

9. Consider the statements w.r.t Ganges Drainage System and Peninsular Drainage System

  1. Peninsular rivers bear the exception of flowing through Rift valleys,like Narmada, while Ganges Rivers have no such feature.
  2. All Peninsular rivers are characterized by fixed course, absence of meanders and non-perennial flow of water while Ganges rivers are perennial, having meanders and have non-fixed courses.

Select the correct statement/s

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

 

10. Match the following 

     Dam                                                    River

  1. Barna Dam                           Chambal River
  2. Pawna Dam                          Maval River
  3. Maithoon Dam                    Barakar River
  4. Gandhi Sagar Dam             Chambal River

Select the correct options

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  4. 1, 3 and 4

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS

 

11. Recently US Food Administration has banned Trans Fats. Consider the following statements w.r.t it-

  1. Unsaturated and Saturated Fatty Acids having double bond (in trans position) that are produced artificially.
  2. Trans fats enhances the risk of coronary heart disease by decreasing the level of Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and increasing the level of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)

Select the correct code

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

 

12. Recent report by NASA presents a horrible picture of Ground Water Depletion and Indian region appears to be severely affected. Consider the statements w.r.t Ground Water

  1. The concentration of living organism like bacteria and viruses are high in ground water.
  2. The motion of ground water is constant and always run downward due to effect of gravity.

Select the correct code

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both
  4. None

 

13. Which of the following are forms of Martial Arts in India?

  1. Pari Khanda
  2. Kalarippayattu
  3. Silambam

Select the correct code

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. Only 2

 

14. It is an ancient form of puppetry that tells stories of the Santhal way of life and migration. It is?

  1. Chadar Badar
  2. Suta Kandhei
  3. Baunsa Rani
  4. Sanchar

 

15. Amongst the following, Migratory Birds coming to India in summer season are

  1. Eurasian Golden Oriole
  2. Wood Sandpiper
  3. Cuckoos
  4. Greater Flamingo

Select the correct code

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

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