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Uploaded on 14/11/2017
Question : Which of the following are correctly matched?
  1. Maheshmurti ------------ Elephanta
  2. Padmapani --------------- Ajanta
  3. The Dying Princess ------Ellora
  4. Mara Vijaya -------------- Ellora
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2 and 4 only

Uploaded on 13/11/2017
Question : With reference to ‘Nobel prize in Chemistry: 2017’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Nobel prize in Chemistry has been awarded for developing cryo-electron microscopy and its application for determining biomolecules in solutions.
2.Cryo-electron microscopy method can be used to detect strains of Zika Virus.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Uploaded on 11/11/2017
Question : With reference to ‘Clean Ganga Fund’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1.Clean Ganga Fund has been setup for encouraging contributions from Resident Indians, Non-Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin, Institutions, and Corporates towards Ganga Rejuvenation.
2.The fund was setup by Ministry of Water Resources.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 Only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Uploaded on 10/11/2017
Question : What do you understand by ‘Green Data Centre?
A data centre created by environmentalists to keep a record of green and clean technologies.
A repository for the storage, management and dissemination of mechanical, lighting, electrical and computer systems designed for maximum energy efficiency and minimum environmental impact.
A data centre for green building for optimising of power consumption using energy efficient technology.
A repository providing information about the details of small-scale industries adopting energy efficient measures.

Uploaded on 09/11/2017
Question : ‘Yakshini’ are mythical beings of which of the following religious mythology?
All of the above

Uploaded on 08/11/2017
Question : The ‘National Environment Engineering Research Institute’ (NEERI) is located in which city?
New Delhi

Uploaded on 07/11/2017
Question : Consider the following statements about ‘pine trees’.
  1. Pine is an aggressive species which does not require much soil or moisture to germinate.
  2. Pine trees are drying up the underground aquifers.
  3. Pine needles easily catch fire.
  4. Pine plantations were encouraged by the British for its resin which is used in the paint industry.
  5. Chir Pine, Sugar Pine and Red Pine are mainly found in Uttarakhand.
Which of the above statements are correct?
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 5 only
1, 2 and 3 only

Uploaded on 06/11/2017
Question : Which of the following tribe is correctly matched?
Hakki Pikki --------- Andaman & Nicobar
Sugali ---------------- Andhra Pradesh
Narikurava ---------- Kerala
Nyishi --------------- Nagland

Uploaded on 04/11/2017
Question : Consider the following about ‘Maritime Zones’:
  1. The territorial water extends upto 12 nautical miles from the baseline in the maritime zone.
  2. The contiguous zone is a band of water extending from the outer edge of the territorial zone to up to 24 nautical miles from the baseline. 
  3. A coastal nation has control of all economic resources within its exclusive economic zone.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1 only
1, 2 and 3

Uploaded on 03/11/2017
Question : Consider the following statements.
  1. This temple was built by Queen Lokmahadevi to commemorate the victory of her husband.
  2. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva
  3. It is a UNESCO world heritage site
The above statements refer to which of the following temple?
Amaranth temple
Virupaksha temple
Somnath temple
Kailashnath temple

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