12-4-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Places of Worship Act, 1991:

  1. It provides for the maintenance of the religious character of such a place of worship as on that day.
  2. It freezes the status of any place of worship as it existed on August 15, 1947.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Seventh Fleet:

  1. It is the largest of the US Navy’s forward deployed fleets.
  2. India had a close encounter with the 7th fleet during the 1962 war with China.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. What is United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982?

  1. It is an international treaty that provides a regulatory framework for the use of the world’s seas and oceans.
  2. India and the USA ratified UN Law of the Seas in 1995.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the Exclusive Economic Zone, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea.
  2. It is defined as generally extending 200 nautical miles from shore, within which the coastal state has the right to explore and exploit.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. A lepton is an elementary particle of half-integer spin that undergoes strong interactions.
  2. Neutrons have a lower mass than neutrinos.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the Nano Sniffer:

  1. It is the world’s first microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector (ETD).
  2. It is a 100% ‘Made in India’ product in terms of research, development & manufacturing.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the conservation status of the Ganges Dolphin?

  1. It is a Schedule I animal under the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972.
  2. It has been included in Annexure – I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
  3. It is classified as ‘Endangered’ species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Umngot, considered India’s clearest river is associated with the state of:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the T-cells:

  1. It is a type of white blood cell that is of key importance to the immune system.
  2. It creates the body’s immune response to specific pathogens.
  3. The T cells are like soldiers who search out and destroy the targeted invader.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

  1. Geophony: Sounds created by non-biological natural events like earthquakes, waves and bubbling.
  2. Biophony: Sounds created by the ocean’s living creatures.
  3. Anthrophony: Sounds created by human beings (a large portion of which is shipping noise).

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 
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