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Weekly Test | April 2018, Week 2

QUESTION 1

Which of the following regarding biogas is incorrect?


It is produced under anaerobic conditions
it has low calorific value
it burns without smoke or colour
methane and liquid humus are its main by products.
QUESTION 2

Consider the following about Beej Bachao Andolan (1) It was launched by Ministry of Environment and Forest (2) It aims to conserve traditional seed varieties (3) It promotes organic farming practices. select the correct answer


1 only
2&3
1&2
1,2&3
QUESTION 3

select the correct answer (1) wildlife sanctuary is species specific. (2) human activity is completely prohibited in a wildlife sanctuary.


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 4

Which of the following certification marks assure quality food products against adulteration? (1) FPO mark (2) Agmark (3) BIS Hallmark


1 only
1&2.
2&3
all
QUESTION 5

Katas, Kere and Tankas are


traditional solar heating systems
traditional water harvesting systems.
traditional ways of mixed farming
none of the above
QUESTION 6

Arrange the following biosphere reserves from North to south (1) Nanda Devi (2) Niligiri (3) Panchmarhi (4) Agasthyamalai


2-1-3-4
1-3-4-2
1-3-2-4
3-1-2-4
QUESTION 7

Which of the following are limitations of ecological pyramids (1) It does not take into account the same species belonging to two or more trophic levels. (2) it does not accommodate a food web (3) saprophytes are not given any place in ecological pyramids


1&2
1&3
2&3
1,2&3
QUESTION 8

Consider the following statements about National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) (1) It is a statutory body (2) it provides free legal aid to the poor and weak sections of the society. (3) It appoints judges to Gram Nyayalayas with the District Judge. select the correct answer


1 only
2&3
1&3
1&2
QUESTION 9

The term Exoplanet is often seen in news. It is


A planet orbiting a different star than our Sun.
A dwarf planet that is a part of our solar system
A large asteroid that supports near life conditions.
none of the above
QUESTION 10

Aravalis in Rajasthan and Sirisailam in Andhra Pradesh are known for


uranium mines
gold mines
diamond mines
platinum mines
QUESTION 11

Higher Education Finance Agency HEFA will finance (1) Creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institutions (2) Scholarships of students from economically weaker sections aspiring for higher education from government.


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 12

The categorisation of Indian cities in different tiers (1,2,3) is done on the basis of


size of manufacturing sector
standard of living
population
distance from capital cities
QUESTION 13

the unemployment that results due to weak seasonal economic demand is generally termed as


Frictional unemployment
Natural rate of unemployment
cyclical unemployment
structural unemployment
QUESTION 14

Yavanas that are mentioned in detail in Sangam literature refer to


some Greek kingdoms.
elaborate religious arrangements made by kings
horse chariots that were used for Ashvamedha sacrifices
none of the above
QUESTION 15

The Compact Muon Solenoid and ATLAS experiments are associated with the research of (1) Dark matter (2) Higgs Boson (3) Extra Dimensions.


1 only
2&3
1&2
all
REPORT

Total Questions - 15