12-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Despite being the smallest state in India with less than 1% of India’s landmass, Sikkim is home to 27% of all flowering plants found in India.
  2. Sikkim is a part of the Kanchenjunga biosphere landscape.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. What is a conjugate vaccine?

  1. It is a type of vaccine which combines a weak antigen with a strong antigen as a carrier.
  2. It has the ability to elicit immunological memory and to reduce asymptomatic carriage of the bacteria, resulting in marked herd immunity.

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3. Consider the following statements about Enceladus:

  1. It is one of Uranus’s moons.
  2. It is mostly covered by fresh, clean ice, making it one of the most reflective bodies of the Solar System.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. What is the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize?

  1. It has been awarded to Shankar Balasubramanian and David Klenerman, for their development of revolutionary DNA sequencing techniques.
  2. It is awarded by Spain.

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5. Consider the following statements about Natural gas:

  1. It is a combustible mixture of hydrocarbon gases.
  2. It is formed primarily of methane so it does not include ethane, propane, butane and pentane.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to the Lymphatic Filariasis, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a vector-borne disease, spread by the bite of mosquitoes and black flies.
  2. The larvae of the filial worms can live in the human body without showing any symptoms for up to 8 years.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The power to summon the state assembly is given to the Speaker.
  2. The speaker decides whether a bill is a Money Bill or not and his decision on this question is final.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the National Green Tribunal?

  1. It has five zones – North, south, east, west, and central zones.
  2. Engaging an advocate is not compulsory to approach the Tribunal.

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9. Consider the following statements about the Hindustan Republican Association (HRA):

  1. It was formed by Ram Prasad Bismil, Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee, Sachindra Nath Sanyal and Sachindra Nath Bakshi in 1923.
  2. In 1928, it was restructured into the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association by Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP):

  1. It was established after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm in June 1972.
  2. Its headquarters is in Kenya.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 
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