23-6-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about Sea Turtles of Indian Waters:

  1. There are five species in Indian waters i.e., Olive Ridley, Green turtle, Loggerhead, Hawksbill, Leatherback.
  2. The Olive Ridley, Leatherback and Loggerhead are listed as ‘Vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. What is a Sickle Cell Disease?

  1. It is an inherited blood disease which is most common among people of African, Arabian and Indian origin.
  2. It is a group of disorders that affects hemoglobin.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

3. World Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Day is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 

4. What is the winter solstice?

  1. 21st December or the Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year in the Southern Hemisphere.
  2. Countries in this Hemisphere are farthest from the Sun.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Hubble Space Telescope:

  1. It is a large telescope in space launched by NASA.
  2. Hubble is the only telescope designed to be serviced in space by astronauts.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. What is green hydrogen?

  1. It is produced by electrolysis using renewable energy.
  2. It has no carbon footprint.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Biotech-KISAN Programme:

  1. It is a farmer-centric scheme for farmers, developed by and with farmers under the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology.
  2. It identifies and promotes local farm leadership in both genders.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. Who carries out the Delimitationexercise?

  1. Delimitation Commission or Boundary Commissionis undertaken by a highly powerful commission.
  2. These bodies are so powerful that its orders have the force of law and they cannot be challenged before any court.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Article 82 states that the Parliament enacts a Delimitation Act after every Census.
  2. Article 170 states that States also get divided into territorial constituencies as per Delimitation Act after every Census.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. World Investment Report is released by:

 
 
 
 
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