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Weekly Test | December 2018, Week 1

QUESTION 1

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Kyoto Protocol’ 1.It is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets. 2.The detailed rules for the implementation of the Protocol were adopted at COP 7 in Marrakesh, Morocco, in 2001, and are referred to as the “Marrakesh Accords.” Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 2

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Kyoto Protocol’ 1.It is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets. 2.The detailed rules for the implementation of the Protocol were adopted at COP 7 in Marrakesh, Morocco, in 2001, and are referred to as the “Marrakesh Accords.” Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 3

Which of the following cities are listed under UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)? 1.Jaipur 2.Chennai 3.Lucknow Select the correct code:


a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. All of the above
QUESTION 4

‘3C 273’, was recently in news. What is it?


A particular strain of rotavirus
A Quasar
A type of Cardiac stem cell therapy
A composite made of phosphorene and silicon nanoparticles
QUESTION 5

Titu Mir led the


Wahabi Movement
Faraizi Movement
Narkelberia uprising
Mappila uprising
QUESTION 6

‘World Development Report (WDR) 2019’ is released by


World Bank
World Economic Forum
World Trade Organisation
None of the above
QUESTION 7

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. It is conducted by


United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture
World Economic Forum
Etudes Sans Frontières International
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
QUESTION 8

Which of the following authorities are involved in aspects of operation of civil remotely piloted aircraft system? 1.Ministry of Home Affairs 2.Ministry of Defence 3.Indian Air Force Select the correct code:


a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. All of the above
QUESTION 9

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Heart Attack Rewind’ 1.It is launched by World Health Organisation (WHO) 2.It promotes the elimination of industrially produced trans-fat in the food supply. Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 10

Consider the following statements 1.‘Digital Sky Platform’ is an online IT platform developed for handling Unmanned Aerial Operator’s Permit (UAOP) and Unique Identification Numbers (UIN) applications, permission to fly drones in India. 2.UIN is unique identification number issued by DGCA for a particular Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS) except for Nano-drones Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 11

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GenBank’ 1. It is an open access, annotated collection of all publicly available nucleotide sequences and their protein translations. 2. It is produced and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) as part of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration (INSDC). Select the correct code:


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 12

‘Nassib’ is a boder crossing between


a) Syria and Jordan
b) Jordan and Lebanon
c) Egypt and Israel
d) Syria and Lebanon
QUESTION 13

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘PARIVESH’ 1. It is under the aegis of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 2. It is concerned with food, education and healthcare of children between the age of 6-14 years Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 14

‘Hebbagodi Lake’ was recently in news. Where is it located?


a) Hyderabad
b) Bengaluru
c) Chennai
d) Kozhikode
QUESTION 15

‘Waziristan Accord’ is concerned with which of the following countries?


a) Iraq
b) Syria
c) Pakistan
d) China
QUESTION 16

The nation-wide ‘Soil Health Card Scheme’ aims at 1)Expanding the cultivable area under irrigation. 2)Enabling the banks to assess the quantum of loans to be granted to farmers on the basis of soil quality. 3)Checking the overuse of fertilizers in farmlands. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


1, 2 and 3
3 only
1, 3 and 4
1 and 3 Only
QUESTION 17

‘Peru’ is bordered by 1.Colombia 2.Brazil 3.Bolivia 4.Venezuela Select the correct code:


1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1 and 3 Only
QUESTION 18

‘Gilets jaunes movement’ is associated with which of the following countries?


France
Australia
Hog Kong
Taiwan
QUESTION 19

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘ExseedSAT1’ 1.It is an open radio transponder that works on ham radio frequencies 2.It is a CubeSat 3.It was launched in space through the Falcon 9 rocket of SpaceX Select the correct code:


1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1 and 3 Only
QUESTION 20

Who was the author of ‘Gathasattasati’


Gautamiputra shatakarani
Hala
Krishnadevaraya
Bana
QUESTION 21

‘Khongjom War’ is associated with which of the following states?


a) Manipur
b) Mizoram
c) Assam
d) Nagaland
QUESTION 22

Exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand’ is a bilateral exercise between India and


a) China
b) France
c) Japan
d) Sri Lanka
QUESTION 23

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Project Sashakt’ 1. It was proposed by a panel led by PNB chairman Sunil Mehta 2. It seeks to address the bad loans problem in India’s banking sector Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 24

‘OSIRIS-REx mission’ is concerned with


a) Mars
b) Bennu
c) Space Junk
d) International Space Station
QUESTION 25

Who of the following called Congress as the party of ‘Bengali Bhadralok’ i.e. Bengali Elite?


a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b) Lala Lajpat Rai
c) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
d) Aurobindo Ghosh
REPORT

Total Questions - 25