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MCQs - 10th Dec 2017 Roman Saini
Q1. India is a member of which of the following groups? 1. The Nuclear Suppliers Group 2. The Wassenaar Arrangement 3. The Australia Group 4. Missile Technology Control Regime Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 1 and 4 only C) 2 and 3 only D) 2 and 4 only
D) 2 and 4 only Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controllingthe export of materials, equipment and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons. The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) has been established to promote transparency and greater responsibility in transfers of conventional arms and dual-use goods and technologies. The Australia Group (AG) is an informal forum of countries which, through the harmonisation of export controls, seeks to ensure that exports do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons Missile Technology Control Regime membership enables India to buy high-end missile technology and also enhance its joint ventures with Russia.
Q2. Consider the following statements: 1. Both India and China are members of Wassenaar Arrangement. 2. Both India and China are members of Missile Technology Control Regime. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2 While India is a member of both Wassenaar Arrangement and Missile Technology Control Regime, China is not a member of each of them.
Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) is an elite club of countries which subscribe to arms export controls. 2. WA members agree to exchange information on sensitive dual-use goods and technologies and report on such transfers and denials of controlled items to non- participants. 3. All the permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are signatories of the WA. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above
A) 1 and 2 only With the exception of China, all the other permanent members of the U.N Security Council are signatories of the WA, which is headquartered in Vienna.
Q4. European Union's 'ANSWER' project is concerned with? A) technologies to remove antibioticresistance germs from wastewater B) search of earth-like planets in the Solar system C) channelization of aid to the world's poorest countries. D) none of these
Answer- A) European Union's 'ANSWER' project is concerned with finding technologies to remove antibiotic resistance germs from wastewater.
Q5. The Government has recently constituted a six- member task force under Arbind Modi to: A) check falling growth in GDP. B) draft new direct tax law. C) look into the problems faced by the Start-ups in India D) none of these
Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. Besides the winds associated with the low pressure system, the width and slope of the continental shelf also impact storm surge. 2. A shallow slope will potentially produce a greater storm surge than a steep shelf. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
C) Both 1 and 2 When compared to CFLs, LEDs do not have mercury and therefore, have no negative impact on environment. LEDs have no gases, filaments or any moving parts to fatigue. A 7W LED procured gives the same and in most cases better lumen intensity and brightness than a 60W Incandescent Lamp.
Q9. After power generation which of the following is the largest component of green house emission? A) Transportation B) Agriculture C) Households D) Service sector
A) Transportation The largest component of green house emission comes from transportation after power generation, hence transportation can play a key role in reducing the ill effects of such emissions.
Q10. The 'Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve' covers which of the following? 1. Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary 2. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary 3. Nagarhole National Park 4. Bandipur National Park Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 1, 3 and 4 only C) 2 and 3 only D) All of the above
D) All of the above Together with Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala and Nagarhole National Park in the North, the Bandipur National Park creates the India's biggest biosphere reserve popularly known as the 'Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve'.