18-5-2021 MCQs Test

1. What are Bogs?

  1. They are also called quagmires and are soft, spongy wetlands that accumulate peat.
  2. They also act as carbon sinks.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Plague:

  1. It is an infectious disease caused by Yersinia pestis fungus.
  2. It is a zoonotic disease.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to the mice, consider the following statements:

  1. They have a short breeding cycle and are not very choosy about food.
  2. The rodents like rats and miceare the second most successful mammals on the planet after humans.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. What are Zeolites?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Mars Mission:

  1. China became the 1st country to send a rover to Study the Martian atmosphere and geology.
  2. India launched Mangalyaan in 2014 and became the 1st Asian nation to reach Martian orbit (in 1st attempt) in the world.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to Sikkim, consider the following statements:

  1. It was founded by the Namgyal dynasty in the 16th century.
  2. It became the 21st state of India on 16th May 1976.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA):

  1. It functions as the nodal body for the adoption of Indian children and is mandated to monitor and regulate in-country and inter-country adoptions.
  2. India signed and ratified the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption in 2003.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Elephants:

  1. Asian elephants are listed as “Endangered” on the IUCN Red List of threatened species.
  2. Indian Elephant has also been listed in Appendix I of the Convention of the Migratory species in the Conference of Parties of CMS 13.

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9. Which of the states of India are the most important rice-growing regions?

  1. Assam, West Bengal, coastal regions of Odisha
  2. Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
  3. Konkan coast, Punjab and Haryana

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10. What is Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR)?

 
 
 
 
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