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Weekly Test | May 2018, Week 2

QUESTION 1

(1) Global Wildlife Program is launched by GEF- Global Environment Facility (2) GWF is led by World bank. select the correct answer


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QUESTION 2

(1) Zoonotic diseases are those diseases which spread from wild or domestic animals to human beings through the physiological environment. (2) Ebola, SARS, swine flu etc are types of zoonotic diseases. Select the incorrect answer


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QUESTION 3

Consider the following statements regarding wildlife protection act 1972 (1) It is applicable to the whole country (2) It protects plants, birds and animals (3) schedule 1 and part 2 of schedule 2 provide absolute protection resulting in serious penalties in case of offences under these. Select the correct statement.


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QUESTION 4

which of the following are correctly matched? (1) Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Program (AIBP) - Ministry of water resources and Ganga rejuvenation (2) On Farm Water Management- Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare (3) Watershed Management- Ministry of Rural Development.


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QUESTION 5

select the correct answer (1) the E-green watch is a web based user friendly app developed by NIC (2) It enables temporal change detection for effective monitoring and evaluation of plantations and other assets created under CAMPA


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QUESTION 6

(1) forest cover is all lands with more than one hectare in area with a tree canopy of more than 10% irrespective of land use, ownership and legal status. (2) Recorded Forest Area is all Geographical area recorded as 'Forests' in government record. Select the correct answer.


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QUESTION 7

If a bill requires prior recommendation of the President, then which of the following statement is correct?


Such a bill can be introduced only in the Lok Sabha.
Such a Bill can be introduced only in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
Such a Bill can be introduced in either houses of the parliament or state legislatures.
Such a Bill is a money bill or finance bill and therefore cannot be introduced in the Rajya Sabha.
QUESTION 8

Select the correct statement (1) Re Delimitation Commission is a constitutional body (2) The Notification from the Delimitation Commission cannot be challenged in any court. (3) As of today, the constitution prohibits any Delimitation exercise till 2031.


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QUESTION 9

Consider the following about Harappan script (1) It is in Sanskritic alphabetical order representing Indo-Aryan leanings. (2) it is pictographic is nature (3) it belongs to try Munda family of languages. select the correct option.


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QUESTION 10

Select the correct answer with respect to Charvaka philosophical system. (1) It believes only in materialism. (2) It believes in the law or karma or rebirth.


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QUESTION 11

Which of the following statements correctly describes dasas and dasyus in the context of ancient history?


They were the finest warriors who mercilessly plundered the natives of Indian subcontinent
They were conquered by aryan.
QUESTION 12

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 13

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


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QUESTION 14

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


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QUESTION 15

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


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QUESTION 16

Katas, Kere and Tankas are


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

Total Questions - 16