MCQ Maze 15

Q1. Consider the following statements about the River Information System (RIS) launched by the Union government:

1. RIS shall be implemented by Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change.
2. Its first phase shall cover a stretch along the Brahmaputra River.
3. The main aim of the system is to provide the flood forecast.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) None

Q2. Which of the following is/are not among the member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement?

1. Mexico
2. Chile
3. Argentina
4. China
5. Japan
6. Singapore

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below:

(a) 1, 2, 5 and 6
(b) 3 and 4
(c) 3, 4, 5 and 6
(d) 1, 3 and 4

Q3. Scientists from National University of Singapore have succeeded in converting paper waste into green cellulose aerogels. What are the possible applications of these ‘green aerogels’?

1. They can be used in cleaning oil spills.
2. They can serve as heat insulation materials for buildings.
3. They can be used for making biodegradable packaging material.

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below.

(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4. Which of the following are among the pollutants whose concentration is monitored under National Air Quality Index?

1. Carbon Dioxide
2. Nitrogen Dioxide
3. Surface Ozone
4. Carbon Monoxide
5. Sulphur Dioxide

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 3
(b) 1, 2, 4 and 5
(c) 2, 4 and 5
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Q5. Consider the following statements:
1. ARIES is the Asia’s largest optical telescope developed through a collaboration of India and Russia.
2. It is located in Ladakh.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are not correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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