3-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS):

  1. It is a voluntary and inclusive initiative that brings together navies of Indian Ocean Region littoral states.
  2. The chairmanship of IONS is held by India 2018-21.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the LEAF (Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest Finance) Coalition, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a collective of the governments of the USA, United Kingdom and Norway.
  2. As it is a public-private effort, thus also supported by transnational corporations (TNCs) like Amazon.com, Nestle, Airbnb etc.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation:

  1. It monetises the value of carbon locked up in the tropical forests of most developing countries.
  2. REDD+ was created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Tropical Forest?

 
 
 
 

5. What is heat wave?

  1. It is a period of more than the normal maximum temperature that lasts for more than two days.
  2. Heat waves can occur with or without high humidity and have the potential to cover a large area.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the Black Hole:

  1. It is a place in space where gravity is so strong because matter has been squeezed into a tiny space.
  2. Gravitational waves are created when two black holes orbit each other and merge.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

 

  1. Once the core of the star has completely burned to iron, energy production stops and the core rapidly collapses.
  2. A star supported by neutron degeneracy pressure is known as a ‘neutron star’.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Gravitational Waves:

  1. These are invisible ripples in space that form when a star explodes in a supernova.
  2. As a gravitational wave travels through space-time, it causes it to stretch in one direction and compress in the other.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the LIGO-India observatory:

  1. It is scheduled for completion in 2024, and will be built in the Gujarat.
  2. The LIGO project operates three gravitational-wave (GW) detectors.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Where is Taal Volcano?

 
 
 
 
Is fire hot or cold?

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