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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 47]

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  • August 3, 2015
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 IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 47]

 

Topic – Topic- S&T, Current Affairs and Eco-Survey

 

1. Consider the following statements regarding El-Nino

  1. El-Nino is a warm phase of El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) leading to Droughts and low rainfalls only.
  2. Warming of Eastern Pacific due to El-Nino relates to droughts in India
  3. Every El Nino results in a deficient monsoon season

Select the correct code/s

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. Only 2
  4. None

 

 

2. India has Eight Missions under National Action Plan for Climate Change. Consider the statements regarding them

  1. Two of the Missions seek to slow down the growth of India’s emissions.
  2. Three of them are service missions and seek to create more knowledge on useful climate responses.
  3. Mission on Agriculture, Afforestation and Himalayan Eco-System are about initiating measures to adapt to the effects of climate change

Select the WRONG codes

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 1 and 3
  3. Only 2
  4. None

 

3. Consider the following

  1. The river traverses through three Indian States
  2. The famous Hundru Fall is created on the course of it.
  3. It is famous for its placer deposits.

Name the river

  1. Brahmani
  2. Damodar
  3. Subarnarekha
  4. Mahanadi

 

 

4. Consider the following

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Mizoram
  3. Nagaland
  4. Manipur
  5. Arunanchal Pradesh

Inner Line Permit is applicable to?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2, 3 and 5
  3. 1, 2, 4 and 5
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 5

 

 

5. European Union is a politico-economic Union of 28 member states. Euro is thought be the common currency of its members but many members do not use Euro. Consider the following

  1. Greece
  2. Poland
  3. UK
  4. Luxemburg
  5. Bulgaria

Select the nations of EU not using EURO as their official currency?

  1. 1, 3, 4 and 5
  2. 2, 3 and 5
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 5

 

 

6. Consider the following

  1. Galathea National Park                                       Punjab
  2. Mouling National Park                                        Assam
  3. Nameri National Park                                         Arunanchal Pradesh
  4. Harike Wetland                                                    Goa

Select the correct match

  1. 2, 3 and 4
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  4. None

 

 

7. The branch of science dealing with the improvement of human race is

  1. Eugenics
  2. Genealogy
  3. Cloning
  4. Euphenics

 

8. Department of Atomic Energy comes under

  1. Home Ministry
  2. Prime Minister’s Office
  3. Ministry of Science & Technology
  4. Ministry of Power

 

9. Consider the following statements w.r.t Lead (Pb), an element of controversy in recent times

  1. If entered in body, it is most likely to be treated as Iron (Fe)
  2. Lead is poisonous but not radioactive
  3. The low density and electrical conductivity of lead makes it very effective as ‘Radiation Shield’.

Select the correct code

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. None

 

 

10. Consider the following

  1. The density of Earth is less than Moon
  2. The double planet or condensation hypothesis claimed that composition of Moon and Earth are different.
  3. If the moon passes through the part of the Earth’s shadow called the umbra, a total lunar eclipse occur

Select the correct code

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

 

11. Consider the following

  1. If a rock is taken from Earth to Moon, its mass will change.
  2. Gravitational pull of Moon is stronger than Earth
  3. The Moon orbits Earth in prograde direction and completes one rotation in approximately in 23 Days

Select the correct code

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. None

 

12. Consider the following

  1. Banana
  2. Foods rich in Potassium
  3. CT Scan
  4. Brazil Nuts

Which of the above have tendency to expose you for radioactive radiations?

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

 

13. Consider the following statements

  1. The colour of blood plasma is due to presence of Iron (red in colour)in our body
  2. RBC and Erythrocytes are common types of blood cells present in haemoglobin and lungs respectively
  3. Due to the phenomenon of osmosis water enters into RBCs

Select the correct code

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. Only 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. None

 

 

14. Consider the following

  1. Alpha Particle
  2. An Electron
  3. Proton

Arrange them in increasing order of wavelength if Kinetic Energy of all of them is same?

  1. 1-3-2
  2. 2-1-3
  3. 3-2-1
  4. 2-3-1

 

 

 

15. If Earth revolves around the Sun in circular path rather than elliptical path, what would happen?

  1. Difference between seasons will increase
  2. The Earth would become very hot
  3. Difference between seasons will be reduced
  4. The Earth would become very cold

 

16. Permanent hardness of water is due to the presence of

  1. Bicarbonate of Calcium and Magnesium
  2. Sulphates of Calcium and Magnesium
  3. Sulphates of Sodium and Calcium
  4. Carbonates of Sodium and Calcium

 

17. Consider the following

  1. Vacuoles
  2. Cell membranes
  3. Chloroplast
  4. Cytoplasm
  5. Nucleus

Which of them are common to both, Animal and Plant Cell?

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 1, 2, 4 and 5
  3. 2, 3, 4 and 5
  4. 2, 4 and 5

 

 

18. Consider the following

  1. Light and Sound Waves are Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Both shows the property of Diffraction, Reflection and Refraction
  3. While Sound is Transverse waves, light is Longitudinal in nature

Select the correct code

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

 

 

19. Consider the following

  1. Zinc Deposits Karnataka
  2. Gold Deposits Rajasthan
  3. Uranium Deposits Andhra Pradesh

Which of them is/are wrongly matched?

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

 

20. Consider the following about JAM Trinity introduced by GoI

  1. JAM trinity will reduce the dependency on Mobile services
  2. It will give more penetration to Post Offices
  3. It will cut down the leakages in subsidy

Select the correct code

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

 

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