9-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Bhalia variety of wheat:

  1. It is the GI certified wheat, which has high protein content and is sweet in taste.
  2. The crop is grown mostly in Gujarat.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), consider the following statements:

  1. It is in Chennai and is a research centrespecialising in biological research.
  2. It is a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) under the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India.

Which of the above state is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. It is the third largest country in the Caribbean Sea.
  2. It is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago.

Identify ‘IT’ in the above statements:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG):

  1. It has been established as an autonomous institution by the Government of India, under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology.
  2. This is the first institution in India explicitly devoted to research, training, translation &service, and capacity-building in Biomedical Genomics.
  3. It is inKarnataka.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about guduchi or giloy:

  1. It is a herbaceous vine of the family Menispermaceae indigenous to tropical regions of the Indian subcontinent.
  2. It gets its name heart-leaved moonseed by its heart-shaped leaves and its reddish fruit.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:

  1. Kerala produces more than 95% of the total country’s production of commercial varieties of cherries in the country.
  2. It produces three varieties of cherry —Makhmali, Mishri and Italy.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Central Information Commission:

  1. It is the apex adjudicatory body for disputes under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
  2. The CIC was constituted with effect from 12th October 2005 under the RTI Act 2005.
  3. It is not a constitutional body.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Gamosa:

  1. It is a symbol of Manipuri culture, an important marker of cultural identity for the Manipur people.
  2. It is also known as ‘Bihuwaan’.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the Council of Ministers:

  1. It is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.
  2. President can remove a minister only on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about the Tyrrhenian Sea:

  1. It derives its name from the Tyrrhenian people, a non-Greek people largely considered Sea People.
  2. It is situated over the boundary between the Eurasian and African tectonic plates.
  3. The Ligurian Sea meets the Tyrrhenian Sea along its northwest corner.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 
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