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Uploaded on 23/02/2017
Question : Consider the following pairs of Govt. programmes and their Objectives:
  1. PAHAL:  give subsidy money of LPG cylinders directly into the bank accounts of the consumers 
  2. UDAY: financial turnaround of Power plants       
  3. Sagarmala: promote port-led direct and indirect development
  4. HRIDAY : reduce Pollution in the heart of India, Delhi      
 Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
 

Uploaded on 22/02/2017
Question : Consider the following pairs:
  1. Acidic Magma                 :               High silica content, denser than basic magma
  2. Gneiss formation             :               Clay and shale undergo stress of pressure
  3. Ocean is made of            :               Basalt
  4. Dykes                            :                Intrusive igneous rock formation
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
 
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3 only
3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
 

Uploaded on 21/02/2017
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Pure Silicon can be used in Solar Cells.
Reason (R):  Silicon is a semiconductor.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
 

Uploaded on 20/02/2017
Question : “Himansh”, which was in news recently is a:
Research station in Himalayas to provide information on Forest Fires.
Research station proposed to be established in Antarctica.
Research station in Himalayas of Ministry of AYUSH.
Research station in Himalayas to study the response of glaciers towards the climate change.
 

Uploaded on 18/02/2017
Question : Consider the following about Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
1.         Kigali agreement aims to phase out HFCs by late 2040s.
2.         HFCs have replaced CFCs, which were banned by the Montreal Protocol in 1987.
3.         CFCs are potential Ozone depleting substances; HFCs are potential Green House Gases (GHG).
4.         HFCs are more potent GHG than CO2.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1, 2, 3 and 4
2, 3 and 4 only
1 and 4 only
1, 2 and 3 only
 

Uploaded on 16/02/2017
Question : Consider the following about E-waste and E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016
  1. E-Waste Rules has brought in CFL and other Mercury containing Lamps under its ambit.
  2. All micro enterprises as defined in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 is exempted from these rules.
  3. These pollutants are responsible for groundwater contamination, air pollution and soil acidification.
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 15/02/2017
Question : Consider the following statements
  1. Kessler syndrome is related to space debris.
  2. Japan’s space agency recently successfully launched Kounotori 6 (HTV-6) spacecraft with a space junk collector technology into orbit.
  3. The spacecraft is an experimental space scavenger that will deliver a large magnetic tether to collect space junk from the Low Earth Orbit.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
1 and 3 only
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 14/02/2017
Question : Consider the following about Transparency International (TI)
  1. Transparency International works under the aegis of UN.
  2. TI publishes the Global Corruption Barometer and the Corruption Perceptions Index.
  3. It has placed India at 79th position in its latest report.
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 13/02/2017
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Plate tectonics theory says that, the large-scale motion of 7 large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates occurs on the Earth's lithosphere.
Reason (R):  The driving force behind tectonic plate motions envisaged large scale convection currents in the upper mantle. 
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
 

Uploaded on 12/02/2017
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  A rock thrown into a tunnel passing through the centre of the earth will keep oscillating in the tunnel indefinitely.
Reason (R):  Gravity is a function of mass.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.
 





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