25th January 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to the Mugger Crocodile in India:

  1. The crocodile is endemic to India.
  2. It has been listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1982.
  3. It is protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) None

Inspired by: Crocodylus palustris, a crocodile species that is being removed from the Narmada

Crocodylus palustris, a crocodile species that is being removed from the Narmada

Q.2) Recently the indigenous produced bio-fuel has been finally cleared for use by the Armed Forces aircrafts. With reference to this, consider the following statements:

  1. The approval for the use of bio-jet fuel as fuel is granted by the DRDO in India.
  2. This bio-jet fuel has been produced from seeds of Jatropha plant.
  3. The fuel presently, is ready to use by all sorts of aircrafts in the armed forces.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Bio-Jet fuel for Military Aircrafts

[pib] Bio-Jet fuel for Military Aircraft

Q.3) The Shailesh Nayak Committee recommendations sometimes seen in news are related to:

a) Prohibition of Trawling

b) Coastal Regulation Zones

c) Eco-Sensitive Zones

d) None of these

Inspired by: MoEFCC notifies new CRZ norms

MoEFCC notifies new CRZ norms

Q.4) The Haber-Bosch Process is related to:

a) Ozone Depletion

b) Nitrogen Fixation

c) Oceanic Acidification

d) None of these

Inspired by: The Hindu

 

Q.5) The Bandipur National Park is a part of:

a) Sheshachalam Biosphere Reserve

b) Nilgiri BR

c) Agasthyamalai BR

d) None of the above

Inspired by: The Hindu

 

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