Q.1) The term “Hyperion” related to space was recently seen in news is a:
a) Multi object Spectrograph
b) Artificial Moon
c) Artificial Sun
d) Super Galaxy
Inspired by: Largest galaxy cluster in early universe found
Q.2) Exercise Dharma Guardian is a joint military exercise between India and which of the following countries?
Inspired by: [pib] Exercise Dharma Guardian- 2018
Q.3) The earliest fossil record of complex animals with mineralized skeletal remains are found in:
a) Carboniferous Period
b) Cambrian Period
c) Devonian Period
d) Jurassic Period
Inspired by: Ancient rocks in India give clues to early life
Q.4) With reference to the geographical extent of the Indian Standard Time (IST), consider the following statements:
- The IST is maintained by the office of Ministry of Earth Sciences.
- India’s easternmost and westernmost corners are differed by two hours of daylight time from the geographic perspective.
- For demarcating another time zone within India, the Siliguri Corridor or Chickens neck is the most suitable area.
Which of the given statements is/are correct?
a) 1 and 3
b) 2 and 3
c) 2 only
d) None of these
Inspired by: Should India have two time zones? National timekeeper adds new arguments
Q.5) The “Ghost Gears” are recently seen in news refers to:
a) Abandoned ship wreckage
b) Submerged Fishing gears
c) Thick deposit of oil spills
d) Plastic debris patch in the ocean
Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Unclogging our oceans
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