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Uploaded on 25/11/2017
Question : ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ has been recently launched. In this regard, consider the following statements.
  1. The Mission is a part of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’.
  2. The Ministry of Culture has launched it to commemorate the birth centenary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 24/11/2017
Question : The ‘pink pages’ in IUCN Red Data Book refer to which of the following?
Critically endangered species
Formerly endangered but now recovered to a point where they are no longer threatened.
Threatened
Extinct
 

Uploaded on 23/11/2017
Question : Consider the following statements regarding ecological pyramids.
  1. Pyramid of number may be upright or inverted.
  2. Pyramid of biomass is always upright.
  3. Pyramid of energy may be upright or inverted.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 22/11/2017
Question : Which of the following could be possible dangers of seabed mining?
  1. Sudden increase of turbidity in water.
  2. Decreased available sunlight.
  3. Artificial upwelling
  4. Increased mortality of plankton and nekton species.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
1, 2 and 4 only
2 and 4 only
1 and 2 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
 

Uploaded on 21/11/2017
Question : Which of the following dynasties are correctly matched with their capital?
  1. Chalukyas ----------Badami
  2. Pandyas ------------Madurai
  3. Cholas---------------Thanjavur
  4. Pallavas ------------Kanchipuram
1 and 4 only
1, 3 and 4 only
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
 

Uploaded on 20/11/2017
Question : Arrange the following in decreasing order of water availability.
Ocean > Atmosphere > Arctic sea ice > Antarctic ice sheet
Ocean > Arctic sea ice > Antartctic ice sheet > Atmosphere
Ocean > Atmosphere > Antarctic ice sheet > Arctic sea ice
Ocean > Antarctic ice sheet > Arctic sea ice > Atmosphere
 

Uploaded on 18/11/2017
Question : Consider the following about ‘UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme’:
1. The scheme aims to provide connectivity to un-served and under-served airports of the country.
2. The scheme has been launched by Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
 
1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 17/11/2017
Question : Where was the World Conference on Environment 2017 held?
Bali
Istanbul
New Delhi
London
 

Uploaded on 16/11/2017
Question : Consider the following statements regarding India-WRIS.
  1. India-WRIS is a joint venture of the Central Water Commission (CWC) and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
  2. India-WRIS WebGIS is a single window solution for comprehensive, consistent data and information of India’s water resources for assessment, planning and development.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 15/11/2017
Question : Consider the following statements about the city of ‘Kanchipuram’.
  1. It is situated on the banks of river Kaveri.
  2. It is known as the ‘city of thousand temples’.
  3. It has very few Jain and Buddhist temples as Pallavas who ruled the city were devout Shiva followers.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
1 and 3 only
3 only
2 and 3 only
2 only
 





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