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Weekly Test | April 2018, Week 4

QUESTION 1

Consider the following about North Eastern Council (1) It is a statutory body (2) It operates under the administrative control of Ministry for Development of North East Region (3) The headquarters is in Gangtok, Sikkim. Select the correct amswer


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1&3
2&3
1&2
QUESTION 2

select the correct option regarding recapitalisation of banks. (1) recapitalisation would be done by issuing bonds which will be trade-able and could be used under SLR (2) The recapitalisation of public sector banks is a part of Mission Indradhanush.


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both
none
QUESTION 3

(1) the term 'Office of Profit' is not defined in the Indian Constitution (2) the office of profit rule seeks to ensure that legislators act independently of the executives. select the correct answer


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Neither
QUESTION 4

Researchers have developed new species of blind fish. The species has lost its sight and pigments while adapting to the perpetual darkness inside caves. Where is this fish found?


Andaman hills
Jaintia hills, Meghalaya
Western ghats
Bhitarkanika national park, Odisha
QUESTION 5

Select the correct answer (1) mitochondrial inheritance and be used to find out the father and mother of a child. (2) The Y chromosome inheritance can be used to find out the father of a male.


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QUESTION 6

(1) By 2020, 90% of people living with HIV will know their HIV status (2) By 2020 90% of all people diagnosed with HIV will receive sustained anti-retroviral therapy (3) by 2020, 90% of all those receiving anti-retroviral therapy will have viral suppression. Select the correct option.


1&2
2&3
1&3
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QUESTION 7

which of the following act as pollinating agents? (1) bats (2) bees (3) birds


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1&2
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QUESTION 8

Consider the following regarding Cassini-Huygens mission (1) The mission comprised of NASA's Cassini probe with European Space Agency's lander (2) its objective was to study Jupiter and Saturn. select the correct answer


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QUESTION 9

Which of the following electromagnetic waves carry maximum energy per photon?


X-Rays
radiowaves
light waves
microwaves
QUESTION 10

In the context of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) submitted by nations with regard to Paris climate change conference, select the correct answer (1) China will cut CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by 60-65% of 2005 levels by 2030 (2) India will reduce CO2 emissions per unit GDP by 30-35% of 2005 levels by 2030


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QUESTION 11

Japanese encephalitis (1) It is transferred to humans through bites from infected aedes mosquito (2) There is no antiviral treatment for this disease. Select the incorrect answer.


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QUESTION 12

Select the correct answer (1) first generation biofuels are derived from food crops (2) second generation biofuels are produced from non food crops (3) third generation biofuels use biomass like algae


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QUESTION 13

Select the correct answer (1) A computer malware is a malicious self replicating software (2) A Trojan is a type of malicious software disguised within beneficial or legitimate program


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QUESTION 14

Which of the following features of the Indian Constitution have not been borrowed from the American constitution?


independent judiciary
fundamental rights
procedure established by law
none of the above
QUESTION 15

(1) electoral bonds are tax free instruments with a life of 15 days (2) They can be issued only by SBI. Select the correct answer


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Both
none
REPORT

Total Questions - 15