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Uploaded on 27/10/2017
Question : Consider the following statements regarding ‘Air Quality Index’ (AQI).
  1. The AQI was launched in 2014 under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
  2. There are 6 AQI categories.
  3. Carbon dioxide is one of the 8 pollutants considered under AQI.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 26/10/2017
Question : With reference to Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), consider the following statements.
  1. It is a government organisation that seeks to preserve Indian culture and heritage.
  2. It is headquartered in Kolkata.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 25/10/2017
Question : Consider the following about ‘Sugarcane cultivation in India’:
1.Two to three crops of sugarcane can be grown in a year in India.
2. Frost is detrimental to the growth of Sugarcane. 
3. Sucrose content in sugarcane of North India is more than that of South India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 3 only
2 only
1 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 24/10/2017
Question : Consider the following about ‘Consumer Price Index’:
1.Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes over time in general level of prices of goods and services that households acquire for the purpose of consumption.
2.CPI is calculated by Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI).
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 23/10/2017
Question : Which of the following statements about Jallikattu is incorrect?
  1. It is a bull-vaulting sport practised in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations.
  2. Participants tackle the bull in an arena by its hump and try to hang on till they cross the finishing line.
  3. It finds mention in the Sangam literature.
1 only
1 and 2 only
3 only
None
 

Uploaded on 17/10/2017
Question : Consider the following statements with regard to the sculpture of Buddha.
  1. Buddha is shown in a spiritual state with wavy hair.
  2. Buddha is seated in the position of a yogi with his eyes half-closed.
  3. A protuberance is shown on the forehead signifying omniscience of Buddha.
The above features relate to which school of sculpture?
Gandhara School
Mathura School
Amravati School
Sarnath School
 

Uploaded on 16/10/2017
Question : Consider the following statements about Kuiper-Edgeworth Belt.
  1. It is a flat ring of icy small bodies that revolve around the Sun beyond the orbit of Jupiter.
  2. This belt is thought to be the source of most of the observed short-period comets.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 14/10/2017
Question : The Earth’s atmosphere is made up of a number of gases. Arrange them in the decreasing order by volume.
Nitrogen > Oxygen > Argon > Carbon Dioxide
Nitrogen > Oxygen > Carbon Dioxide > Hydrogen
Nitrogen > Oxygen > Carbon Dioxide > Water Vapour
Oxygen > Nitrogen > Carbon Dioxide > Hydrogen
 

Uploaded on 13/10/2017
Question : Consider the following about ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)’:
1.The scheme aims to maximize ‘Adult literacy’ in the village populace with the use of Digital Platforms.
2.The scheme is applicable only in the rural households.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 12/10/2017
Question : Consider the following about ‘Devadasi system’:
  1. A devadasi, prevalent only in north India, is a girl "dedicated" to worship and service of a deity or a temple for the rest of her life.
  2. The system has been outlawed in all of India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 





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