19 May 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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    Q.1) Which of the following regions are included in Coastal Regulation Zone-1 (CRZ-1)?
    1. National Parks
    2. Marine Parks
    3. Wild Habitats
    4. Regions which are 12 nautical miles into the sea
    Select the correct option using the code given below.
    a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
    b) 2, 3 and 4 only
    c) 1, 2 and 3
    d) 2 and 4 only

    Q.2) Recently, nearly three decades after the Bofors howitzers were inducted, the Army has got its first artillery guns i.e. Ultra light Howitzers (ULH) M777 from BAE Systems. What is the place of origin of M777?
    a) USA
    b) England
    c) Germany
    d) Sweden

    Q.3) Recently, the government has approved amendments to ‘the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act’ for allowing construction of Centre-funded infrastructure projects within the limits of “prohibited area” around protected monuments. Consider the following statements regarding the ‘prohibited area’:
    1. Prohibited area is an area of 100 metres around protected monuments
    2. The monuments and sites which are centrally-protected comes under the jurisdiction of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
    Which of the following statement given above is/are correct?
    a) 1 only
    b) None is correct
    c) 2 only
    d) Both are correct

    Q.4) Which of the following statement regarding the AMASR Act is incorrect?
    a) It was passed for countering the problem of theft of ancient monuments from Indian historical sites
    b) The Archaeological Survey of India functions under the provisions of this act
    c) It was passed in 1958
    d) It is an act of parliament

    Q.5) Which of the following is not a type of Millet?
    a) Finger Millet
    b) Proso Millet
    c) Gold Millet
    d) Pearl Millet

    Q.6) When you travel in Himalayas,you will see the foll: (CSE: 2012)
    1. Deep gorges
    2. U­turn river courses
    3. Parallel mountain ranges
    4. steep gradients causing land­sliding
    Which of the above can be said to be the evidences for the Himalayas being young fold mountains?
    a) 1 and 2 only
    b) 1, 2 and 4 only
    c) 3 and 4 only
    d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

    Q.7) Normally the temp. Decreases with the increase in height from the earth’s surface, because (CSE: 2012)
    1. the atmosphere can be heated upwards only from the Earth’s surface
    2. there is more moisture in the upper atmosphere
    3. the air is less dense in the upper atmosphere
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
    a) 1 only
    b) 2 and 3 only
    c) 1 and 3 only
    d) 1, 2,3

    Q.8) The acidification of oceans is increasing . why is this phenomenon a cause of concern ? (CSE: 2012)
    1. The growth and survival of calcareous phytoplankton will be adversely affected
    2. The growth and survival of coral reefs will be adversely affected
    3. The survival of some animals that have phytoplankton larvae will be adversely affected
    4. The cloud seeding and formation of clouds will be adversely affected
    Which of the statements are correct?
    a) 1, 2 and 3 only
    b) 2 only
    c) 1 and 3only
    d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


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    2-A. Joint Partnership with Mahindra group in assembling activity.
    3-C. Only important projects will be allowed for construction.
    7-C.Terrestrial radiation heats the air at the surface. The hot air rises and expands to become less dense air and temperature gets reduced at a Lapse rate
    8-D. Dimethyl Sulphide is emitted by Phtoplanktons in the Ocean. This plays a role in Cloud formation. But during ocean acidification, less DMS emitted by Phytoplanktons.


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