1st March 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. The one-horned rhinoceros is rhino specie native to the Indian subcontinent.
  2. It is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
  3. It mainly breeds in the Terai grasslands of Northern India.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) Only 1

c) 1 and 2

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: Rhinos without borders is conservation credo

Rhinos without borders is conservation credo

 

Q.2) With reference to the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme, which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) It was launched in 2003.

b) Under EBP programme, OMCs are to blend upto 10% of ethanol in Petrol.

c) It aimed to address environmental concerns due to fossil fuel burning, provide remuneration to farmers, subsidize crude imports and achieve forex savings.

d) EBP is being run in every state and UT of the country.

Inspired by: [pib] Pradhan Mantri Jl-VAN Yojana

[pib] Pradhan Mantri Jl-VAN Yojana

 

Q.3) The Pradhan Mantri JIVAN Yojana aims to:

a) Rehabilitate evicted forest dwellers

b) Procure minor forest products

c) Ethanol Manufacturing and Refining

d) Harness forest Produce in biofuel production

Inspired by: [pib] Pradhan Mantri Jl-VAN Yojana

[pib] Pradhan Mantri Jl-VAN Yojana

 

Q.4) The famous Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia was originally dedicated to which of the following deity?

a) Vishnu

b) Buddha

c) Shiva

d) Shakti

Inspired by: The Hindu

 

Q.5) Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’?

a) Andaman and Nicobar

b) Nicobar and Sumatra

c) Maldives and Lakshadweep

d) Sumatra and Java

Inspired by: CSP 2014

 

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