15-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the South Asian Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS):

  1. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) launched the South Asian FFGS.
  2. It is aimed at helping disaster management teams.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. What are Flash floods?

  1. These are a hydro-meteorological hazard.
  2. These are floods of long duration with a relatively high peak discharge.

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3. What is Cabo Delgado?

  1. It is the northernmost province of Mozambique.
  2. The region is an ethnic stronghold of the Makonde tribe, with the Makua and Mwani as leading ethnic minorities.

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4. What is Right to Repair Movement?

  1. It advocates the rights of the consumer to be able to repair or fix their electronic gadgets.
  2. This can help consumers and repair shops fix devices and extend their lifespan.

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5. What is Kanwar Yatra?

  1. It is an annual pilgrimage of devotees of River Ganga.
  2. It takes place during Diwali festival.

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6. Consider the following statements about the Pulichintala Project:

  1. It is a multipurpose project serving irrigation needs, hydropower generation and flood control.
  2. It is constructed across river Godavari.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. What is the Cairo Consensus?

  1. It was adopted in the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development in 1994.
  2. It called for the promotion of reproductive rights, empowering women, universal education, maternal and infant health to tackle the challenge of poverty and high fertility.

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8. What is Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM)?

  1. It is India’s digital payment application (app) that works through UPI.
  2. It allows real time fund transfer.

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9. What is Unified Payments Interface (UPI)?

  1. It is an instant real-time payment system, allowing users to transfer money on a real-time basis, across multiple bank accounts.
  2. It does not reveal details of one’s bank account to the other party.

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10. Consider the following statements about Green Hydrogen:

  1. Green Chemicals like ammonia and methanol can directly be utilized in existing applications like fertilizers, mobility, power, chemicals, shipping etc.
  2. Green Hydrogen blending up to 10% may be adopted in CGD networks to gain widespread acceptance.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 
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