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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan- Prelims Test 2016 SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY & CURRENT AFFAIRS [DAY 59]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 59]

 


Q.1) Consider the following about Viruses

  1. They evolve by metabolism
  2. They do not possess genes
  3. They cannot replicate

Select the correct code

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

Q.2) Consider the following about Phosphorous

  1. White Phosphorous is crystalline
  2. Red Phosphorous is polymeric
  3. Black Phosphorous is a semiconductor

Select the correct code

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

Q.3) Consider the following about Geostationary Orbits

  1. There are various geostationary orbits
  2. The orbit’s inclination with earth is not zero
  3. The orbit is in equatorial plane

Select the incorrect code

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

Q.4) Cholesterols provide strengths and flexibility to cell membranes. Consider the following w.r.t Cholesterols

  1. They are highly soluble in water
  2. They are subclass of lipids known as steroids
  3. It is an important precursor molecule for the synthesis of Vitamin D

Select the correct code

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

Q.5) Consider the following

  1. Antifreeze
  2. Antiseptics
  3. Preservatives
  4. Fuels

Which of the above can be the application of an Alcohol?

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

Q.6) Exomars is the Mars Mission launched jointly by

  1. Russia and China
  2. USA and Russia
  3. Europe and Russia
  4. Europe and USA

Q.7) Consider the following about Goldilocks Zone

  1. Habitable zone in the planetary system where temperature is neither too high nor too low
  2. Habitable zone in the planetary system where temperature is very high
  3. Habitable zone in the planetary system where temperature is very low
  4. None

Q.8) Coke is one of the materials of the charge added to blast furnace for the production of steel/iron. Its function is to

  1. Act as a reducing agent.
  2. Function as fuel, to supply heat.
  3. Act as an oxidizing agent.

Of these statements

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. None
  4. All are correct

Q.9) Consider the following statements

  1. Pinaka is Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher developed by DRDO
  2. INSAS is a small satellite developed by ISRO
  3. Nag is an antitank missile

Select the correct statement/s

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. All

Q.10) Consider the following

  1. A person having blood group, B+ can donate blood to B- and O+
  2. A person having blood group AB+ can receive blood from everyone
  3. A person having blood group O- can donate blood to everyone

Select the correct answer using codes

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

Q.11) Consider the following statements with respect to Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAP)

  1. It is launched by United Nations Environment Programme
  2. It will help developing countries pay for emission reductions and combat climate change
  3. Germany, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland are part of TCAP

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. Only 2
  3. 2 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.12) Consider following statements with respect to LCA Tejas

  1. It is jointly developed by Aeronautical Development Agency and DRDO
  2. It is the smallest lightweight, multi-role, single-engine tactical fighter aircraft in the world

Select the correct statement(s)

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

Q.13) Which of the following is referred to as “Wasting’?

  1. Low weight-for-height
  2. Low height-for-age
  3. Low weight-for-age
  4. High weight-for-height

Q.14) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Google Street View’?

  1. It provides panoramic views from positions along many streets across the world
  2. It uses image stitching technology
  3. India denied permission for the service citing security issues

Select the correct statement(s)

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. All of the above

Q.15) Consider the following statements concerning Astrobiology Mission

  1. India is part of the Spaceward Bound programme for the first time
  2. Ladakh has been selected as the first site because it offers high UV (ultra-violet) exposed, dry ecosystem with Mars analogue topological features

Select the incorrect statement(s)

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None of the above

Q.16) In which country did ‘Jasmine Revolution’ take place?

  1. Kenya
  2. Libya
  3. Tunisia
  4. Sri Lanka

Q.17) Which organization publishes the ‘Global Money Laundering Report’?

  1. World Bank
  2. IMF
  3. Bank for International Settlements
  4. Financial Action Task Force

Q.18) Identify the first mission amongst the following to have successfully landed a fully operational spacecraft on Mars:

  1. Viking I
  2. Voyager I
  3. Voyager II
  4. Apollo II

Q.19) Pellet guns are very much in news in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Identify the substance from the following, which makes up the pellets in a pellet gun—

  1. Granite
  2. Lead
  3. Cadmium
  4. Mercury

Q.20) Consider the following statements:

  1. In a preferential trade agreement, the tariff between the countries in the trading bloc, is completely abolished.
  2. India-Mercosur Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) was formally referred to as the Bangkok Agreement.

Choose the option indicating the incorrect statement/s—

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None of the above

 

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