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Uploaded on 27/02/2017
Question : Consider the following about Scramjet Engine which was in news recently. 
  1. The scramjet engine works on the Air-breathing Propulsion System. 
  2. It reduces the amount of oxidiser to be carried along with the fuel, thus bringing down launch costs.
 Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 26/02/2017
Question : Israel"s new settlements are in news in the following region
West Bank
Gaza strip
Sinai peninsula
Golan heights
 

Uploaded on 25/02/2017
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):  Ocean current is a continuous directed movement.
Reason (R):  Gravitational pull of sun and moon affects many geographical phenomena on the earth.
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 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
 





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