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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 11]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 11]

 

 

Q.1) Consider the following countries

  1. Congo
  2. Gabon
  3. Mali
  4. Eritrea

Which of the African countries are located above equator?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 and 4 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only


Q.2) Recently a group of researchers at Harvard University who are working on Alzheimer disease came up with certain findings. Consider the following statements with respect to Alzheimer’s disease

  1. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia.
  2. Alzheimer is caused by Bacteria.
  3. As of now there is no cure for Alzheimer’s

Select the correct option with respect to Alzheimer’s

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All


Q.3) Consider the following

  1. The protocol of bio safety deals with Living modified organisms
  2. The bio safety protocol is also known as Cartagena protocol
  3. The Nagoya and Cartagena protocol deals with Genetic resources

Identify the wrong statement with respect to Bio safety

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) None of the above


Q.4) Mahila E Haat is an online platform for women for

a) Showcasing products made/manufactured/sold by women entrepreneurs.

b) Disburse loans for women belonging to BPL families

c) Provide helping hand in the form of financial assistance during Pregnancy period

d) E – learning portal for rural women under Bharat Nirmanprogramme


Q.5) Consider the following statements with respect to MUDRA bank

  1. It is asubsidiary of SIDBI
  2. It is a Non banking financial company
  3. Loans under MUDRA are issued in three categories – Shishu, Kishore and Tarun
  4. Only PSB(public sector banks) are entitled to disburse MUDRA loans

Select the correct option

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1, 2 and 3 only

d) 2, 3 and 4 only


Q.6) Consider the following statements with respect to Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

  1. It is a non statutory body
  2. It works under ministry of food processing

Select the correct option

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.7) Consider the following statements with respect to “National Air Quality Index”

  1. It is aninitiative under Swacch Bharat
  2. The proposed air quality index includes 8 pollutants
  3. CO2, CO, NH3 are some of the air pollutants included in the list

Select the correct option

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All


Q.8) “SahayogKaijin” is a joint coast guard exercise between India and

a) Oman

b) Japan

c) Bangladesh

d) Sri Lanka


Q.9) Consider the following

  1. Mitrashakti – India and Sri Lanka
  2. Indradhanush – India and UK
  3. Varuna – India and Russia

Which of the following military exercises are wrongly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1 and 3 only


Q.10) Consider the following

  1. Tsomoriri
  2. DeeporBeel
  3. Koleru Lake

Which of the above given lakes/Sanctuary is/are a designated Ramsar sites?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All


Q.11) Consider the following statements in regard to vaccines:

  1. BCG, orbacille Calmette-Guerin provide immunization against diarrhea given to child up to one to four month
  2. DPT refers to a class of combination vaccines against three infectious diseases in humans: diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus given to child up to one year
  3. Oral Polio vaccine (OPV) is given to the child from 2 month to 6 year

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

a) 2 and 3 only

b) 1 only

c) 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.12) Which among the following are features of Mammal?

  1. Sweat glands and oil glands are found on skin
  2. Tooth comes twice in these animals
  3. There is no nucleus in its blood cells
  4. All non-egg laying animals are mammals and hence man is also a mammal

Choose the correct code

a) 1 and 4 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 2 and 3 only

d) All the above


Q.13) Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. PSLV is designed mainly to deliver the “earth observation” or “remote- sensing” satellites in LEO
  2. GSLV is designed mainly to deliver the “communication- satellites” in GEO
  3. An orbit is called sun-synchronous when the angle between the line joining the centre of the Earth and the satellite and the Sun is constant throughout the orbit
  4. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) is in the range of 600-900 Km altitude whereas Geo-synchronous Earth orbit (GEO) is about 36000 Km altitude

Choose the correct code

a) 1 and 2

b) 3 and 4

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) All of the above


Q.14) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

LIST – I                        LIST – II

a) Dawn                                  1) Pluto

b) New Horizon                    2) Ceres

c) Philae Lander                   3) Binary Star

d) Cassini                               4) Saturn

e) Nustar                                5) comet 67P

A-B-C-D-E

a) 1-2-5-4-3

b) 2-1-5-3-4

c) 2-1-5-4-3

d) 1-4-5-2-3


Q.15) Consider the following in regard to INO: 

  1. Neutrinos are colloquially called “ghost particles” because they travel at almost the speed of light, hardly interact with matter, and are very light.
  2. Neutrinos come in three types, and spontaneously switch from one type to another and the process is called Neutrino Oscillation
  3. In the 1960s, a neutrino observatory located at the Kolar Gold Fields in Karnataka became one of the world’s first experiments to observe neutrinos in the Earth’s atmosphere
  4. At present Dept. of Atomic Energy and Dept. of Science and Technology is funding INO to come up near Bodi Hills, Theni district, TN

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) None of the above

d) All of the above


Q.16) When an incandescent electric bulb glows

a) the electric energy is completely converted into light energy

b) the electric energy is partly converted into light energy and partly into heat energy

c) the light energy is converted into electric energy

d) the electric energy is converted into magnetic energy


Q.17) Which one among the following statements correctly defines the term Bio-fortification? 

a) Enrichment of the nutrient quality of the soil using biological agents

b) Breeding crops to increase their nutritional values

c) Increase of organo-metallic compounds in the organism through energy flow in an ecosystem

d) Adoption of genetic variable plants for breeding of high yielding varieties


Q.18) 3G and 4G are wireless technologies, which are supposedly faster, more secure and reliable.  Present day 3G technology is capable of handling data around 2 Megabits per second (1.8 – 2.5 GHz frequency band). What speed is expected from new 4G technology? 

a) 10-30 Megabits per second (1-5 GHz frequency band)

b) 10-100 Megabits per second (2-10 GHz frequency band)

c) 100 Megabits – 1 Gigabit per second (2-8 GHz frequency band)

d) More than 10 Gigabits per second (10-20 GHz frequency band)


Q.19) Which among the following is/are diseases caused by Protozoa?

  1. Malaria
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Kala-azar
  4. Sleeping sickness

Choose the appropriate code:

a) 4 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q.20) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List I                List II

a) Vitamin A       1. Non-clotting of blood

b) Vitamin B       2. Rickets

c) Vitamin C        3. Beriberi

d) Vitamin D        4. Colour Blindness

e) Vitamin K        5.  Scurvy

A-B-C-D-E

a) 4-3-5-2-1

b) 4-1-5-2-3

c) 4-1-5-3-2

d) 2-1-5-4-3

 


 

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