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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan- Prelims Test 2016 GEOGRAPHY & CURRENT AFFAIRS [Day 28]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 28]

 


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Keoladeo National Park:

  1. It was formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
  2. It is a natural wetland.
  3. It receives thousands of migratory species of birds especially during summer season.
  4. It is a World Heritage Site.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1,2 and 3

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 4

d) 1,2 and 4


Q.2) Despite the efforts of the Forest Department and the Customs Department, the smuggling of ‘Red Sanders’ is going unabated. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Red Sanders’?

  1. It is endemic to Southern Eastern Ghats of South India.
  2. The tree has characteristic rich red colour wood.
  3. The wood of the tree is aromatic.
  4. It is listed as an endangered species by IUCN.

Select the correct code from the following:

a) 1,3 and 4

b) 1,2 and 3

c) 1,2 and 4

d) All of the above


Q.3) Desert vegetation, also called Xerophytes, have adjusted or adapted to its harsh environment. Which of the following statements are correct adaptations of Xerophytes?

  1. Some plants called Succulents, store water in their stems and leaves.
  2. Leaves have turned into thorns to reduce water loss and also act as a deterrent to herbivores.
  3. Flowers open at night to lure pollinators.
  4. Growth of desert plants is very slow, so that they require less energy.

Select the code from the following:

a) 1,2 and 3

b) 2,3 and 4

c) 1,3 and 4

d) All of the above


Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding epiphytes:

  1. These plants need help of a host plant to grow.
  2. These plants are parasites and obtain their nutrients from the host plants.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding deciduous trees:

  1. They lose all their leaves for a part of the year.
  2. In cold climates, trees shed their leaves during summers, to reduce loss of water through transpiration.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.6) Sea grasses are specialized angiosperms that resemble grass in appearance. They are the only group of higher plants adapted to life in the salt water. Consider the following regarding sea grasses.

  1. They are found on deep sea floors.
  2. There is rich growth of sea grass along Tamilnadu coast and Lakshadweep islands.
  3. They help to stabilize bottom sediments to control erosion.
  4. Dugong is dependent on sea grass for food.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1,2 and 3

b) 2,3 and 4

c) 1,3 and 4

d) All of the above


Q.7) Consider the following statements:

  1. National parks enjoy a greater degree of protection than wildlife sanctuary.
  2. Activities like grazing of livestock, collection of firewood are regulated in a wild life sanctuary while it is prohibited in a national park.
  3. National parks can be created for specific species while wildlife sanctuary is not particularly focused on any specie.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above


Q.8) Consider the following statements regarding Topical Evergreen forest in India:

  1. These forests grow in areas where rainfall is more than 200cm.
  2. The soil of these forests is highly fertile with large humus content.
  3. Teak and Sal are important tree species.
  4. There is low undergrowth as plant species struggle for sunlight.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

a) 2,3 and 4

b) 1 only

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 4


Q.9) Consider the following statements regarding Onge tribe of India:

  1. It is an indigenous tribe of Andaman Islands.
  2. They belong to Negrito race.
  3. Only less than 100 tribesmen are left.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3

d) All of the above


Q.10) Consider the following statements:

  1. On the basis of endangerment, UNESCO has categorized the languages into two categories.
  2. According to UNESCO, a language becomes extinct when nobody speaks or remembers the language.
  3. “Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India” is a central government scheme to save the languages spoken by less than 10,000 people in India.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above


Q.11)  Consider the statements regarding a particular valley which was in the news recently.

  1. It is a part of Gangotri National Park
  2. It is a cold desert and looks like a replica of Tibetan plateau
  3. It is home to Snow Leopard

Select the correct code

a) Nellong valley

b) Kashmir valley

c) Alaknanda valley

d) Bhagirathi valley


Q.12) Central Zoo Authority, a body set up in 1992 for the oversight of zoos.

Consider the following statements regarding CZA.

  1. It is set up under the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972.
  2. It is an affiliated member of World Association of Zoos and Aquarium.
  3. It doesn’t have the power to regulate the trade of endangered species.

Choose the correct statements from the following code.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All the above


Q.13)Himalayan yew is a plant found in Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh, was in news recently.

Consider the following statements regarding the plant.

  1. It is a medicinal plant.
  2. A chemical compound called ‘ taxol ‘ obtained from the plant is used as an effective anti-cancer drug.

Choose the incorrect statements from code below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None of the above


Q.14) Consider the following

  1. Trees shed their leaves in the dry season to conserve water
  2. These are economically most important forests of India
  3. Sal, Teak and Neem are some of the important trees of this forest

Identify the forest?

a) Deciduous Forests

b) Evergreen Forests

c) Tropical Deciduous Forests

d) Temperate Deciduous Forests


Q.15) If you are travelling through Eastern Himalayas, which of the following you will encounter?

  1. Golden Langur
  2. Takin
  3. Black Bear

Select the correct code

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 2

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.16) Consider the following statements

  1. The leaves of these forest falls in autumn season
  2. They are found in Temperate Zone
  3. These forests in China and Europe are basically man made

What is the name of this forest?

a) Coniferous Forest

b) Deciduous Forest

c) Tropical Rain Forest

d) None


Q.17) Consider the following statements based on UN report on E-waste

  1. The bulk of global e-waste constitutes from mobile phones, calculators, personal computers, printers, and small information technology equipment.
  2. The lowest amount of e-waste per inhabitant was generated in South Asian countries
  3. China is the largest producer of e-waste in the world

Select the correct code/s

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) None


Q.18) Consider the following with respect to Western Ghat and rainfall pattern along it

  1. Karnataka receives less rainfall than Kerala and Maharashtra because of steep slopes and continuous Mountains
  2. The mountain topography in Karnataka is broader than the narrow topography of the Ghats in Maharashtra.

Select the incorrect statements

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both

d) None


Q.19) Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) New Green Buildings rating system addresses green features under certain categories. What are they?

  1. Site selection and planning
  2. Building Materials and Resources
  3. Innovation and Development
  4. Water Conservation
  5. Noise Conservation
  6. Energy Efficiency

Select the correct order

a) 1, 3, 4 and 5

b) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

c) 1, 2, 3 and 4

d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6


Q.20) What are the factors for extinction of wildlife throughout the world?

  1. Alteration of habitat
  2. Introduction of foreign species
  3. Control of pests and predators
  4. Captive breeding

Select the correct code:

a) 1 and 2 Only

b) 1, 2 and 3 Only

c) 1, 3 and 4 Only

d) All of the above


 

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