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Q31. Consider the following statements regarding World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) 1. It is an international inter-governmental organisation 2. It promotes wilderness preservation, and the reduction of humanity's footprint on the environment 3. It publishes the Living Planet Index Which of these statement/ statements is/ are incorrect? a. 1 only b. 2 only c. 3 only d. 1 and 3 only
ANSWER- EXPLANATION WWF is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961. It was formerly named the World Wildlife Fund. It is the world's largest conservation organization. WWF publishes the Living Planet Index in collaboration with the Zoological Society of London.
Q32. Pattiseema lift irrigation project interlinks which two Indian rivers? a. Krisna and Kaveri b. Mahanadi and Godavari c. Godavari and Krishna d. Narmada and Tapi
ANSWER- EXPLANATION Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project has interlinked rivers Godavari and Krishna in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is registered in Limca Book of Records for completing work within a record span of one year.
Q33. What do you understand by second generation bio-fuels? a. These fuels are derived from sources like starch, sugar, animal fats and vegetable oil. b. These fuels are derived from food crops. c. These fuels are derived from ligno-cellulosic biomass d. These fuels can be used in rockets and jet engines.
ANSWER- EXPLANATION First generation biofuels are made from the sugars and vegetable oils found in arable crops, which can be easily extracted using conventional technology. In comparison, second generation biofuels are made from ligno-cellulosic biomass or woody crops, agricultural residues or waste. This makes it more difficult to extract the required fuel
Q34. SWIFT is an initiative of Government of India which aims to a. Increase the volume and speed of inter-state transport across India. b. Increase the production of high-end cars in India c. Improve the ease of doing business in India. d. Improve air connectivity to rural areas.
ANSWER- EXPLANATION SWIFT (Single Window Interface for Facilitating Trade) will help India to improve its ranking in World Bank's Doing Business Report SWIFT enables importers/exporters to file a common electronic 'Integrated Declaration' on the Indian Customs Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange (EC/EDI) Gateway i.e. ICEGATE portal It replaces nine separate forms required by 6 different agencies and Customs
Q35. World Conservation Monitoring Centre(WCMC) works in the area of biodiversity assessment, support to international conventions and capacity building and management of data on species and habitats of conservation concern. It is an executive agency of a. UNEP b. UNCED C. WWF d. IUCN
ANSWER- EXPLANATION WCMC is an executive agency of the United Nations Environment Programme. It has responsibility for biodiversity assessment and support to policy development and implementation
Q36. Consider the following statements regarding Kanchendzonga National Park; 1. It is one of the earliest sites in India to be included in the World Heritage Sites list 2. It is the first Mixed Heritage site in India 3. It has a good representation of species endemic to the Himalayas hoose the correct statement a. 1 and 2 only b. 1 and 3 only c. 2 and 3 only d. 1, 2 and 3.
ANSWER- C EXPLANATION It was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list on July 17, 2016, becoming the first "Mixed Heritage" site of India. The park contains many mammal species including musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, wild dog, sloth bear, civet, Himalayan black bear, red panda, Tibetan wild ass, Himalayan blue sheep etc.
ANSWER- C EXPLANATION A knockout mouse is a genetically modified mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or "knocked out", an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA They are important animal models for studying the role of genes. There is no Knockout dog.
Q39. Which of the following is not one of the 9 pillars of Digital India Programme? a. Broadband Highways b. Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity c. Double the exports of IT driven services by 2022 d. Achieve the target of Net Zero imports in electronics manufacturing
Q40. Which of the following is correct about Sugamya Bharat Abhiyaan 1. It is a programme of Ministry of Human Resources Development 2. It a nationwide campaign for achieving universal accessibility for Persons with Disabilities. Choose the correct statement. a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. None of the above
ANSWER- b EXPLANATION Sugamya Bharat Abhiyaan is a programme of Ministry Of Social Justice and empowerment. Its aim is to achieve universal accessibility for Persons with Disabilities. ssibity for Persons with Di
Q41. Sutta Nipattas are one of the earliest religious texts. To which religion do they belong a. Jainisnm b. Hinduism c. Buddhism d. Zoroastrianism
ANSWER-C EXPLANATION Sutta Nipattas is thought to originate from before the Buddha's parinirvana ( nirvana after death). Many scholars believe that it describes the oldest of all Buddhist practices.
Q43. Tholpavakoothu is a famous art form of the state of Kerala. It has been influenced by the Kathakali dance. Tholpavakoothu is associated with which art form? a. Dance b. Dramaa c. Puppetry d. Music
Q44. Consider the following statements about NAVIC, India's indigenous satellite navigation system: 1. It will provide accurate real-time positioning and timing services over India and the region extending to 1,500 kilometres beyond. 2. It has replaced Global Positioning System (GPS) as the most popular navigation service in the Indian market currently. Choose the correct statement. a. 1 only b. 2 only c. Both 1 and 2 d. None of the above
Q45. Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) has recently been in news. Which two countries have signed this agreement? a. India and Russia b. India and Israel c. India and USA d. China and Sri Lanka
ANSWER- EXPLANATION LEMOA is an agreement between India and US which gives access, to both countries, to designated military facilities on either side for the purpose of refuelling and replenishment. The agreement will cover four areasport calls, joint exercises, training and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. Any other requirement has to be agreed upon by both sides on case-by-case basis.