25-5-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the red rice:

  1. It is iron-rich and is grown in the Brahmaputra valley of Assam, without the use of any chemical fertilizer.
  2. The rice variety is referred to as ‘Bao-dhaan’, and it is red due to the presence of anthocyanin.
  3. Compared to brown and white rice, it has the highest nutritional value.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the Jalyukta Shivar Yojana Project, consider the following statements:

  1. It was launched in 2016 by the Government of Rajasthan.
  2. It aims to make villages free of water scarcity every year by storing rain water and recycling used water.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. What is an aerosol?

  1. It is a suspension of small liquid droplets or solid particles in the air.
  2. The aerosol material exists in the liquid or solid state.

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4. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation:

  1. It is a form of non-ionizing radiation that is emitted by the sun and artificial sources, such as tanning beds.
  2. It is classified into three primary types: ultraviolet A (UVA), ultraviolet B (UVB), and ultraviolet C (UVC).

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5. Where is Mount Nyiragongo, which recently saw a volcanic eruption?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the Bonda tribe:

  1. They are the first forest settlers in India.
  2. The Bondas are completely clothed, the men wear thick silver neck bands.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the 17+1 Project, consider the following statements:

  1. It was launched by China in 2012 as a 16+1 initiative without Greece.
  2. It was launched in the Central and Eastern European Region (CEE).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. What is Tax buoyancy?

  1. It refers to the responsiveness of tax revenue growth to changes in GDP.
  2. When a tax is buoyant, its revenue increases without increasing the tax rate.

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9. What is the difference between Real GDP and Nominal GDP?

  1. The nominal GDP is calculated using the prices of a selected base year.
  2. The real GDP is calculated by using the prices that are current in the year in which the output is produced.

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10. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Baul?

  1. They belong to a devotional tradition influenced by Shaivism.
  2. In 2008, Baul songs were listed under UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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In which continent is Norway?

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