21-5-2021 MCQs Test

1. Which of the following state of India has recentlydeclared black fungus, as an epidemic and a notifiable disease?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY):

  1. It aims to provide free medical aid to undernourished and lactating mothers.
  2. It is a pilot project which is implemented in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Chhattisgarh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to the Bubble Curtain, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a non-invasive solution to stop plastic from entering the oceans.
  2. Ships and fish can pass through the air bubbles, but plastics will be stopped.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. What is Dahanu Gholvad Sapota?

  1. It is a Geographical Indication (GI) tagged product.
  2. This chikoo is grown in calcium-rich soil.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the GI (Geographical Indication) Tag:

  1. It is a part of the intellectual property rights that comes under the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.
  2. It covers various items like agricultural products, foodstuffs, wine and spirit drinks, and handicrafts but not industrial products.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. Gotipua is a traditional dance form in the state of:

 
 
 
 

7. Who established the COVAX Programme?

 
 
 
 

8. What is/are the difference between Epidemic and Pandemic?

  1. Epidemic is a sudden rise in the number of cases of a disease.
  2. Pandemic is a disease that affects many people within a community, population, or region.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the International Maritime Organization (IMO):

  1. IMO currently has 174 Member States and three Associate Members.
  2. India (joined in 1959) is a member state.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the Taiwan Strait, consider the following statements:

  1. It is also known as the Formosa Strait, is a 180 km wide strait separating Taiwan and mainland China.
  2. The entire strait is on Asia’s continental shelf.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?