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19-05-2023 MCQs Test English

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1. Consider the following statements with respect to Green deposits.

  1. The banks promise to earmark the money that they receive as green deposits towards environment­friendly projects.
  2. Banks will be barred from investing green deposits in business projects involving fossil fuels, nuclear power, tobacco, gambling, palm oil, and hydropower generation.

Choose the correct answer.


2. Consider the following statements.

  1. Jallikattu, also known as eruthazhuvuthal, is a bull-taming sport traditionally played in Tamil Nadu as part of the Pongal harvest festival.
  2. The festival is a celebration of nature, and thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest, of which cattle-worship is part.

Choose the correct answer.


3. Consider the following statements regarding spot-bellied eagle-owl.

  1. The spot-bellied eagle-owl(Bubo nipalensis), also known as the forest eagle-owl is a large bird of prey with a formidable appearance.
  2. It is a forest-inhabiting species found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia.
  3. It is the sixth longest owl in the world on average and has the ninth longest wings of any living owl.

Choose the incorrect statement.


4. Consider the following statements regarding spot-bellied eagle-owl.

  1. The bird makes a strange scream similar to humans and it is hence called the ‘ghost of the forest’ in India and ‘devil bird’ in Sri Lanka.
  2. The IUCN status of the species is listed as ‘least concern’ in terms of population stability.

Choose the correct answer.


5. Consider the following statements with respect to mottled wood owl.

  1. The mottled wood owl(Strix ocellata) is a species of large owl found in India.
  2. They are found in gardens and thin deciduous forests adjacent to dry thorn forests or farmland.
  3. They are easily detected by their distinctive tremulous eerie calls at dawn and dusk.

Choose the incorrect statement.

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