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Day 67 MCQ for Prelims 2019(in Hindi)
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Subhodeep Das
VIT University graduate with Mechanical , Appeared in UPSC Mains with Geography Optional . 4+ yr. Teaching Experience

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  1. A Qus-1. Consider the following statements Y1. Bio sphere was initiated by UNESCO in 1971. c3. Khangchendzonga become the 12th bio sphere reserve in India to be added in 2. First bio sphere reserve was established in 1979. UNESCO OChoose the correct statement A) 1 and 2 s.C) 1 and 3 B) 2 and 3 D) All of the above 0 Subhodeep Das

  2. A Ans- (A) YExplanation- .The International Co- coordinating Council of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme has added 24 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves during its meeting in Indonesia' Palembang recently. Khangchendzonga became the 11th Biosphere Reserve in India to be added to UNESCO's World Network. OBiosphere reserves are sites established and nominated by countries and recognized under UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program to promote sustainable development based on local community efforts and sound science. . The program of Biosphere Reserve was initiated by UNESCO in 1971. .The first biosphere reserve of the world was established in 1979. 0 Subhodeep Das

  3. Daily MCQ Series for Prelims 2019 72G 73 74 75 C 76 45 unacademy 78 Subhodeep Das

  4. A Qus-2. Consider the following statements in reference of Structure of Bio Spehere reserves Y1. Core area comprises a strictly protected ecosystem. 2. Transition area surround or adjoins the core area. c3. Buffer Zone is the part where greatest activity is allowed FChoose the correct statement A) 1 and 2 C) Only 3 B) Only 1 D) None of the Above 0 Subhodeep Das

  5. A Ans-(B) YExplanation Biosphere reserves have three interrelated zones: of landscapes, ecosystems, species and genetic variation. with sound ecological practices that can reinforce scientific research, monitoring, training .Structure of a Biosphere Reserve QThe core area comprises a strictly protected ecosystem that contributes to the conservation .The buffer zone surrounds or adjoins the core areas, and is used for activities compatible and education. .The transition area is the part of the reserve where the greatest activity is allowed, fostering economic and human development that is socio-culturally and ecologically sustainable. 0 Subhodeep Das

  6. Qus-3. Which Biosphere reserve of India is/are not listed as UNESCO world network Y1. Nilgiri c3. Manas .2. Nanda devi Q.4. Nokrek F5. Simlipal .6. kanha national park 7. Belta national park AChoose the correct pair A) 1,2, 4, 6 B)3, 4, 5, and 6 D) 3, 6 and 7 2. C)3,5, 6, and 7 0 Subhodeep Das

  7. A Ans- A Ans- D) YExplanation- .Presently, there are 18 Indian Government designated biosphere reserves in India, of which with the addition of Khangchendzonga, there are 11 listed on UNESCO's world network CList of Biosphere reserves in MAB Programme: a) Nilgiri Biosphere- Oldest Q.b) Gulf of Mannar Fc) Sundarbarn od) Nanda Devi Re) Nokrek f) Simlipal .g) Pachmarhi sh) Achanakamar- Amarkantak i) Great Nicobar 2i) Agasthyamalai- added in 2016 k) Khangchendzonga - Latest Subhodeep Das

  8. A Qus-4. Consider the following statements regarding Mahanadi river Y1. Mahanadi originates from Sihawa mountain in Chattisgarh 2. Major tributaries are Seonath and Jonk c3. Satkosia Tiger Reserve is situated on the bank of Mahanadi FChoose the correct option B) 2 and 3 D) 1 and 3 A) 1 and 2 C) All of the above 0 Subhodeep Das

  9. Ans-(C) Explanation- Y The Mahanadi is one of the largest Indian peninsular rivers that drain into the Bay of Bengal. c FMahanadi originates from Sihawa Mountain in Chhattisgarh and flows through the eastern state of Odisha before meeting the sea. The major tributaries of Mahanadi are Seonath, Jonk, Hasdo, Mand, lb, Ong, Tel etc. Hirakud Dam is a major dam built across the Mahanadi River. Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Odisha is on the banks of Mahanadi. . 0 Subhodeep Das

  10. A Qus-5. Consider the following statements regarding "Innovate India Program" Y1. It is launched by Niti Aayog M2. The platform is open for all indian citizens Choose the correct option B) Only 2 D) None A) Only 1 oC) Both 2 0 Subhodeep Das

  11. A Qus-6. What is "Sagittarious A" sometimes in news YA) A satellite launched by Space X c C) A new star discover by ISRO B) A new galaxy found by NASA . .D) A name of Black Hole 2 0 Subhodeep Das

  12. A Qus-7. Consider the following statements regarding Gravitational Red Shift 1. It is a way astronomers use to tell distance. . 2. It depends upon the Einstein's general theory of reletivity. Choose the correct option OA) Only 1 B) Only 2 D) None C) Both 0 Subhodeep Das