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18-08-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Rig Veda does not mention about any population count during Vedic period.
  2. ‘Ain-e-Akbari’ included comprehensive data pertaining to population, industry, wealth and many other characteristics.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the National Commission for Minorities (NCM)?

  1. It consists of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and five members.
  2. Each Member holds office for a period of two years from the date of assumption of office except Chairperson.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR)?

  1. It is a nodal organisation for management of plant genetic resources in India and functions under the control of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
  2. It is conserving seed germplasm for long-term conservation (at -20°C) in its National Gene Bank (NGB).

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

4. What is TAPAS (Training for Augmenting Productivity and Services) initiative?

  1. It is an initiative of DRDO.
  2. It is a standard MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platform with course material such as filmed lectures and e-study material.

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5. Consider the following statements about Slender lorises:

  1. These are a genus of loris native to India and Sri Lanka.
  2. They generally feed on insects, reptiles, plant shoots, and fruit.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. Kadavur Reserve Forest is in:

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. There are 46 Ramsar sites in India.
  2. Sultanpur National Park and Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary, Haryana are Ramsar sites.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. What is Ramsar Convention?

 
 
 
 

9. What is Montreux Record?

 
 
 
 

10. What is the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI)?

  1. It is published by Germanwatch in cooperation with the New Climate Institute and Climate Action Network International.
  2. India remains in the top 10 for the second year in a row in CCPI 2021, occupying rank 10.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 
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