7th March 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to the World Air Quality Report 2018:

  1. The report is published with assistance of Greenpeace.
  2. A/c to the report, most polluted cities of the world as well as Asia is in India.
  3. New Delhi is again the most polluted city of the world.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 3

d) 1, 2 and 3

Inspired by: Most polluted cities of the world are in India

Most polluted cities of the world are in India

 

Q.2) The Reunion Islands in the Indian Ocean region is a sovereign territory of:

a) Great Britain

b) Portuguese

c) USA

d) France

Inspired by: ISRO, French agency to set up maritime surveillance system

ISRO, French agency to set up maritime surveillance system

 

Q.3) With reference to the The Indian Museum of the Earth (TIME), which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. This museum will be modelled on the American Museum of Natural History.
  2. It will be set up by the Anthropological Survey of India as a government institution.

Select the correct option:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: The Indian Museum of the Earth (TIME)

The Indian Museum of the Earth (TIME)

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements:

  1. Agriculture is the major contributor in Nitrogen Pollution in India.
  2. N2O is 300 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide (CO2).

Select the correct option:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Nitrogen Pollution

Nitrogen Pollution

 

Q.5) The National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP) is a sub-scheme under the:

a) Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

b) National Rural Livelihoods Mission

c) DDU Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Business Standard

 

 

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