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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Quiz : Day 20

IASbaba Daily Prelims Quiz
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Q.1) Consider the following

  1. A cloudburst is different from rain only in the amount of water that pours down on the earth.
  2. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) labels rainfall over 100 mm per hour as cloudburst

Select the correct answer

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


 Q.2) Consider the following

  1. He started a highly influential English news paper known as “The Leader”
  2. He founded Banaras Hindu University
  3. He is also known “Mahamana”

Who among the given freedom fighters is the correct match of above description?

a) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

b) Pandit Madam Mohan Malviya

c) Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar

d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale


Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to Conference of Parties

  1. It is organised by United Nations framework convention on climate change.
  2. 2015 edition of COP was held in Nairobi Kenya.
  3. It is conducted annually.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 3 only


Q.4) GHGs are beneficial for the human existence as without it the earth would have been cooler, and far too cold for life to exist. But few GHGs are generated only through anthropogenic activities such as

  1. Methane
  2. Nitrous oxide
  3. Sulfur hexafluoride
  4. Perfluorocarbons

Select the correct option

a) 2, 3 and 4 only

b) 1, 2 and 3 only

c) 3 and 4 only

d) 1 and 4 only


Q.5) Which among the following are favourable conditions for the formation and intensification of tropical cyclones?

  1. Large sea surface with temperature higher than 27° C;
  2. Presence of the Coriollis force;
  3. Small variations in the vertical wind speed;
  4. A pre-existing weak low-pressure area

Select the correct option

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2, 3, and 4

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