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UPSC Quiz- 2017 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 75]

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  • November 7, 2017
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UPSC Quiz- 2017 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 75]

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Q.1) Consider the following statements about ‘Proxima Centauri’

  1. It is the closest star to the Sun
  2. It is orbited by the Earth-sized temperate world Proxima b, discovered in 2016 and the closest exoplanet to the solar system

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements about ‘Tholpavakoothu’

  1. It is a form of shadow puppetry practiced in Karnataka
  2. The puppets used are made of leather

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) ‘Blackbuck’ is found in which of the following countries?

  1. India
  2. Nepal
  3. Sri Lanka

Select the correct statements

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

Q.4) Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is located in which state?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Telangana
  4. Tamil Nadu

Q.5) Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. The lotus leaf is a hydrophilic material
  2. Hydrophobic surfaces are ones with a low surface energy that therefore do not attract water to them

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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