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Weekly Test | May 2018, Week 3

QUESTION 1

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 2

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 3

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 4

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 5

Aravalis in Rajasthan and Sirisailam in Andhra Pradesh are known for


uranium mines
gold mines
diamond mines
platinum mines
QUESTION 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

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 10

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
QUESTION 11

INS Chennai is


stealth guided missile destroyer ship
submarine torpedo launcher
naval aircraft carrier
surface dock traveller
QUESTION 12

Consider the following about International Film Festival of India.(IFFI) (1) It is held annually in Goa (2) it is organised by Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). Select the correct answrr


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 13

Consider the following about Khilafat movement. (1) it was initiated by maulana Abul Kalam Azad (2) The Congress boycotted the movement. select the correct answer


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 14

Select the correct answer about Alvars and Nayanars (1) They supported the caste system (2) women devotees were not allowed within the Sangha


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 15

Azamgarh Proclamation is generally associated with


sepoy mutiny 1857
Swadeshi movement
Rowlatt Act
champaran Satyagraha
REPORT

Total Questions - 15