24-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Cloud seeding:

  1. It is a kind of weather modification technology to create artificial rainfall.
  2. It works only when there are enough pre-existing clouds in the atmosphere.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI):

  1. It came into existence on 27th October 1986 for development and regulation of inland waterways for shipping and navigation.
  2. The head office of the Authority is at Gurugram.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB):

  1. It was set up as an apex drug law enforcement agency with a view to coordinate actions of various central/state agencies in the matters related with drug law in the country.
  2. It was established in March 1986 in terms of Section 4 (3) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Ethylene Vinylis used as a doping agent in the electronics industry.
  2. Polypropylene is also used in packaging, plastic sheets, fibre, fabrics, rope, etc.
  3. Polyamide, commonly known as nylon, is used as a natural fibre and as metal wires in clothing and industry.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the 5G or fifth generation technology standard:

  1. It is for broadband cellular networks which is set to be about 100 times faster than the currently available 4G networks.
  2. 5G enabled IoT devices will provide precise location about water supply, sanitation, incidents related to leaks or emergencies on a real-time basis.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:

  1. India is the second largest producer of tea.
  2. India produces only Orthodox variety of tea.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme, consider the following statements:

  1. The Central Government has implemented it to make farmers self-reliant and to provide direct income support for agricultural expenditure.
  2. Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 1.37 lakh crore has been transferred to the accounts of more than 11 crore farmer families so far.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The backwaters in Kerala have a high density of mangrove forest.
  2. The Bhitarkanika mangrove system in Odisha is India’s second largest mangrove forest.
  3. Pichavaram in Tamil Nadu has a vast expanse of water covered with mangrove forests.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. The list of World Heritage Sites is maintained by the international ‘World Heritage Programme’, administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
  2. This is embodied in an international treaty called the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, adopted by UNESCO in 1972.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following country has become the first in the world to adopt Bitcoin?

 
 
 
 
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