1-6-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Srivilliputhur-Megamalai Tiger Reserve (SMTR):

  1. It is the largest tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu.
  2. It has been part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve since 2009.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following factor/s influence the onset of Southwest Monsoon?

  1. ‘Cyclonic Vortex’ is another factor which appears in the Southeast Arabian Sea, off Kerala and Lakshadweep region.
  2. In Cross-equatorial flow, the trade winds from the Southern Hemisphere crossover to the Northern Hemisphere and bring a strong monsoon surge towards the Indian mainland.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

3. What is the ‘Bell of Faith’ scheme?

  1. It is a safety project conceived under Kerala’s Community Policing Scheme.
  2. It will help elderly citizens attract the attention of their neighbours using a loud, remote-controlled alarm in emergencies.
  3. It has been under implementation since 2018.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the concept of anticipatory bail:

  1. It is granted to a person who is under arrest.
  2. It is issued only by the Sessions Court and High Court.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

5. Who is a D-voter, or doubtful voter?

  1. Those persons whose citizenship was under dispute were categorized as ‘D- Voters’ during the preparation of National Register of Citizens in Assam.
  2. They have been defined in the Citizenship Act, 1955 or the Citizenship Rules of 2003.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

6. What is a Foreigners tribunal?

  1. The tribunals are quasi-judicial bodies, to determine if a person staying illegally is a “foreigner” or not.
  2. The powers to constitute tribunals are vested only with the Centre.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS):

  1. It is a regional political and economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa.
  2. It is considered one of the pillar regional blocs of the continent-wide African Economic Community (AEC).

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Rishiganga:

  1. It springs from the Uttari Nanda Devi Glacier on the Nanda Devi mountain.
  2. Continuing through the Nanda Devi National Park, it flows into the Dhauliganga River near the village Rini.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Who are the Banrawats?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about the Indian rhinoceros:

  1. 75% of the entire population now occurs in India in three states viz, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.
  2. The Census of Rhinoceros is undertaken at the Central-level under Project Rhino.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 
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