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Weekly Test | June 2018, Week 3

QUESTION 1

Select the correct statements(1) a supernova is the explosion of a star (2) the Crab Nebula is the result of a supernova (3) ISRO's Astrosat enables scientists to analyse the contents of the crab nebula


1&2
3 only
2&3
all
QUESTION 2

section 126 of the Representation of People's Act currently prohibits publication of ads/displaying any election matter during the period of 48 hours before the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in a constituency by means of (1) television (2) social media (3) radio (4) print media


1,2&3
1,3&4
2,3&4
1,2,3&4
QUESTION 3

NITI Aayog's 'Darpan' portal will


promote competitive federalism
foster healthy partnerships between the government and non-governmental organisations
enable civil society to keep track of the country's progress in achieving targets listed under UN Sustainable Development Goals
Serve as a compendium on good practices in governance thereby promoting cooperative federalism
QUESTION 4

the Organic World Congress is held once every 3 years. It is organised by


the international Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements
Food and Agriculture Organisation
International Food Policy Research Institute in conjunction with World Food Programme
Ministry of Agriculture India
QUESTION 5

IndiaChain recently seen in news refers to


a set of softwares applications that are stored on the cloud computing platform meghraj
An application for Blockchain networks to avert a 51% attack
a public digital ledger which duplicates records of ever confirmed Bitcoin transaction that originated in India
a distributed ledger technology- based infrastructure for Indian government
QUESTION 6

select the correct statement (1) the right to avoid self-incrimination is a fundamental right under our constitution (2) India is not a signatory to the UN Convention against torture


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 7

in which one of the following regions of India is it most likely that you will find a 'nitrate time bomb' ?


Punjab
Nagaland
Jammu Kashmir
Chhattisgarh
QUESTION 8

(1) verses ascribed to him were compiled after his death (2) the Adi Granth Sahib includesany of his compositions. Which of the statements is true about poet-saint Kabir


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 9

in the 19th century, Jhalkari Bai was associated with which of the following events?


abolition of sati
revolt of 1857
great famine of 1876-78
formation of Indian national Congress
QUESTION 10

Joint interpretative Declaration' and 'Joint Interpretative Notes' regarding agreements for the promotion and protection of investments will be have been signed respectively between India and


Colombia and Bangladesh
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
Australia and France
Australia and UAE
QUESTION 11

nastaliq and shikaste refer to


styles of dome architecture
forms of pietra Dura works
decorative forms of indo-islamic architecture
styles of handwriting
QUESTION 12

select the correct answer among the following about algal blooms (1) they are accompanied by unusually warm waters (2) most algal blooms are not harmful but some produce toxins.


1 only
2 only
both
none.
QUESTION 13

select the correct answer (1) China type of climate is characterized by moist warm summers and cool dry winters. (2) precipitation occurs due to south west monsoons


1 only
2 only
both
none.
QUESTION 14

select the incorrect answer (1) POSHAN abhiyaan is targeted towards reducing stunting among children in the age group of 6-14 years. (2) it will be implemented in select states only


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 15

select the correct statement about ecological succession.(1) the initial stages of primary and secondary successions are different. (2) the total time required to reach the climax vegetation in secondary succession is less than in primary succession.


1 only
2 only
both
neither
REPORT

Total Questions - 15