25-6-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:

  1. It is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.
  2. It was created in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Information Fusion Centre for Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR):

  1. It presently has linkages with 21 partner countries and 22 multi-national agencies across the globe.
  2. It is in Gurugram.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to the Suez Canal, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an artificial sea-level waterway running north to south across the Isthmus of Suez in Egypt, to connect the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.
  2. It provides the shortest maritime route between Europe and the lands lying around the Indian and western Pacific oceans.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. International Olympic Day is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Pygmy hogs:

  1. They are the world’s rarest and smallest wild pigs.
  2. They are native to North-eastern Himalayas only.
  3. They are restricted to very few locations around Manas National Park in north-western Assam.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the G20:

  1. It is an informal group of 19 countries and the European Union, with representatives of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
  2. India’s all neighbouring countries are part of it.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Thanjavur Maratha kingdom of the Bhonsle dynasty was a principality of Tamil Nadu between the 17th and 19th centuries.
  2. This period saw a decline of the Telugu and Sanskrit languages.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. India is the world’s largest edible oil importer and is heavily dependent on imported edible oils.
  2. Palm Oil is a versatile edible vegetable oil that comes from the fruit of oil palm trees.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the statements is/are correct about the Olympic Games?

  1. It is organised every four years, they include summer and a winter edition.
  2. Since 1994, the Olympic Games have alternated between a summer and winter edition every two years within the four years of each Olympiad.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

10. World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?

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