20-4-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Sri Ramanujacharya is famous as the chief proponent of Vishishtadvaita subschool of Vedānta.
  2. Vishishtadvaita believes in all diversity subsuming to an underlying unity.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following statements is/are correct about Goa’s Uniform Civil Code (UCC)?

  1. Itis basically an alien code given by the Portuguese.
  2. It deals with civil capacity, acquisition of rights, right to property, and the breach of rights and remedies.

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3. With reference to the heritage sites in India, consider the following statements:

  1. India is home to 39 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, out of the 1121 such spots identified around the world.
  2. Of these, 32 are ‘cultural’ and 6 are ‘Natural’.
  3. Khangchendzonga National Park is classified as ‘Mixed’.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

4. International Day for Monuments and Sites is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 

5. What is/are the climate impacts from volcanic injections into the stratosphere?

  1. Conversion of sulphur dioxide to sulphuric acid, which condenses rapidly in the stratosphere to form fine sulphate aerosols.
  2. The aerosols increase the reflection of radiation from the Sun back into space, cooling the Earth’s lower atmosphere or troposphere.

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6. Which of the following state has recently yielded India’s first bamboo-dwelling bat with sticky discs?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Lingaraj Temple:

  1. It signifies the syncretisation of Shaivism and Vaishnavism sects in Odisha.
  2. The temple is out of bounds for non-Hindus.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to the location of Hot Springs and Gogra Post:

  1. Hot Springs is north of the Chang Chenmo river and Gogra Post is east of the point where the river takes a hairpin bend coming southeast from Galwan Valley and turning southwest.
  2. The area is north of the Karakoram Range of mountains, which lies north of the Pangong Tso lake.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the Baikal-GVD Telescope:

  1. It is one of the three largest neutrino detectors in the world along with the IceCube at the South Pole and ANTARES in the Mediterranean Sea.
  2. GVD is designed to detect high-energy neutrinos that may have come from the Earth’s core.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. What is the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI), 2002?

  1. It allows banks and other financial organizations to recover bad loans effectively.
  2. It provides for the establishment of Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) to acquire assets from banks and other financial institutions.

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