Q.1) Super typhoon Meranti was in news recently. Which among the following statements are correct with regard to typhoon and hurricanes?
- Hurricane is a generic term used to describe a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over temperate waters and has closed, high-level circulation.
- Typhoons are tropical storms that form over the Northwest Pacific Ocean. Once a tropical cyclone reaches maximum sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or higher, it is then classified as typhoon.
Choose the appropriate code:
- 1 only
- 2 only
Q.2) ‘Yudh Abhyas’, a joint military exercise is between which of the following countries
- India and Bhutan
- India and Sri Lanka
- India and United States of America
- India and Nepal
Q.3) H5N1 was in news recently. It is concerned with which of the following diseases?
- Avian Influenza
- Swine Flu
Q.4) Mangalajodi, the second largest hotspot for birds is on the banks of
- Chilika Lake
- Pangong lake
- Dal Lake
- Pulikat Lake
Q.5) Consider the following pairs
|National Park||Rivers flowing through the park|
|3. Silent Valley||Cauvery|
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
- 1 and 2
- 1 and 3
- 3 only
- None of the above
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