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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 48]

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  • August 4, 2015
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 IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Test [Day 48]

 

Topic – Environment, India Year Book and Current Affairs

 

1. Consider the following

  1. Sloth Bear
  2. Adjutant Stork
  3. Axis Deer
  4. Striped Hyena
  5. Rattle Snake

Which of the above are naturally found in India?

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

 

2. In the context of Indian Defence, what is NAG?

  1. Indigenously build battle tank
  2. Surface to surface missile
  3. Anti-tank missile
  4. Anti-submarine missile 

 

 

3. Which of the following have the ability to absorb heat in the Earth’s atmosphere and assist in Global Warming?

  1. Sulphur Hexafluoride
  2. Carbon Monoxide
  3. Water Vapour
  4. Soot

Select the correct answer using the code

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

 
 
4. Consider the following types of fruit plants

  1. Walnut
  2. Cashew
  3. Pomegranate
  4. Plums
  5. Arecanut

Which of the above are non- temperate plants?

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

 

5. Consider the following

  1. Vietnam
  2. Thailand
  3. Laos
  4. Indonesia
  5. Myanmar

Golden Triangle comprises of which of the above?

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

 

6. The only anthropoid ape found in India is the

  1. Slow Loris
  2. Lion-tailed macaque
  3. Whitebrowed Gibbon
  4. Golden Langur

7. Which of the following National Highways crosses India from West to East?

  1. NH-5
  2. NH-74
  3. NH-6
  4. NH-19

 

8. Consider the following

  1. Hydrofluoro-carbons are ozone depleting in nature
  2. They are more potent ozone depleting substance than Chlorofluorocarbons
  3. They do not have high global warming potential

Select the correct answer using the code

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

 

 

9. Consider the following pairs

                       National Park                                                                        Region 

  1. Bandavgarh National Park                                                           Western India
  2. Bandipur National Park                                                                Southern India
  3. Dachigam National Park                                                              North-eastern India

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

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

10. Consider the following

  1. The latest edition of UN World Water Development Report’s title is ‘ Water and Energy’
  2. World Water Development Report is an annual report released by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

Select the correct answer using code

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

 

 

11. Consider the following

  1. Ferns
  2. Mosses
  3. Blue green algae

 

Which of the above can be used as Bio-Fertilizers?

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

12. Consider the statements about bio-fertilizers

  1. They increases the yield of the crop
  2. They can produce vitamins and growth promoting biochemical
  3. They replaces other fertilizers when put in soil

Select the correct answer using the code

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

 

13. Consider the following

  1. Hungary
  2. Bosnia
  3. Austria
  4. Albania
  5. Croatia

Which of the above has/have Adriatic Sea as a boundary?

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

14. Consider the following

  1. Troposphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Mesosphere
  4. Thermosphere

Which of the following is/are responsible for the deflection of radio-waves?

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

 

 

15. Consider the following

  1. Bug
  2. Scorpion
  3. Lobster
  4. Mite

Which of the above have equal pairs of legs?

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

16. Consider the following

  1. Lymphatic Filariasis
  2. Leprosy
  3. TB
  4. Rabies
  5. Malaria
  6. Dengue
  7. Snakebite

Which of the above are Neglected Tropical Disease classified under WHO?

  1. 1, 2, 4, 6 and 7
  2. 2, 3, 5 and 6
  3. 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7
  4. 2, 3, 4 and 5

 

17. Consider the following statements

  1. Tissue culture can be done in plants as well as animals
  2. It increases the genetic diversity
  3. It provides a great scope for combating hunger
  4. The susceptibility of produced species are decreased towards environment and pests

Select the correct answer from the above codes

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

18. It describes a genetically distinct variety, population or race within a species, which is adapted to a specific environment

  1. Phenotype
  2. Ecophenotype
  3. Ecotype
  4. Genotype

19. The increasing amount of CO2 in the air is slowly raising the temperature of atmosphere, because it absorbs

  1. All solar radiation
  2. UV part of radiation
  3. The water vapour of the air and raises its heat
  4. The infra-red part of solar radiation

20. Consider the following

  1. Methane
  2. Oxygen
  3. Carbon dioxide
  4. Hydrogen
  5. Acetylene

Mixture of which of the above gases are responsible for most of the explosions in mines?

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

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