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Questions Day 30-Geography and Current Affairs

  1. Which of the following are correct regarding mass movements?
  1. It is caused as a result of action of geomorphic agents like running water, glacier etc
  2. Creep, landslides and  debris avalanche are different types of mass movements
  3. Nilgiris have comparatively less frequent mass movements like landslides than the Himalayas

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1 , 2 and 3
  1. Which of the following are examples of climate engineering solutions?
  1. Carbon capture and storage.
  2. Stratospheric aerosol injection.
  3. Cirrus cloud manipulation

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Consider the soil characteristics and identify which of the climatic regions are rightly associated with it

            Soil features                               climatic regions

  1. Desilication                                   A.Wet equatorial regions
  2. Salt formation due to

          Capillary action                             B.Dry regions                    

  1. Kanker formation                           C.Tropical climate with intermediate precipitation

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Identify the river mentioned below:
  1. It rises in Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra) and meets the Bay of Bengal at Hamsaladeevi in Andhra Pradesh, on the east coast.
  2. It is the fourth-biggest river in terms of water inflows and river basin area in India, after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra.
  3. The river has a number of tributaries but Tungabhadra is the principal tributary.

Select the correct code using the codes given below:

  1. Kaveri.
  2. Krishna.
  3. Pennar
  4. Mahanadi.
  1. Consider the following statements regarding Peninsular India:
  1. Most of the hills of peninsular India are residual hills.
  2. The peninsular plateau is tilted in north-west to south-east direction.
  3. 98 per cent of the Gondwana coal deposits of India is found in the Peninsular Plateau.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 3 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1 only
  4. 1 , 2 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding 100 million for 100 million Campaign:
  1. It is launched by Ministry of Women and Child
  2. The aim of the campaign is utilise the energy and enthusiasm of 100 million youth in order to pull 100 million children from the shackles of slavery.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the following statements regarding coffee cultivation:
  1. Coffee does not tolerate frost, snowfall, high temperature above 30°C and strong sunshine and is generally grown under shady trees.
  2. Northeastern states are the largest producers of coffee in the country.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
  1. Consider the following statements about ‘Ashwin’, which was in news recently is
  1. Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile dubbed as Ashwin was successfully test-fired from launching complex-IV of Dhamara Abdul Kalam defence base off Odisha coast.
  2. The success of test has boosted India’s position in the exclusive club of AAD countries the United States, Russia and Israel.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
  1. Which of the following types of population pyramids represent the demographic nature of third world countries?
  1. None of the above
  1. Coral reefs play important roles in the marine ecosystem. Which of the following is/are function/functions of coral reefs?
  1. Protection of coastline
  2. Habitat for marine species
  3. In controlling amount of carbon dioxide in ocean

Select the correct answer from codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2  and 3
  1. Which of the following dam projects are disputed over Indus River Water Treaty?
  1. Kishanganga Project.
  2. Rattle Dam
  3. Baglihar Dam

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding Electric Propulsion System(EPS) in spacecraft;
  1. Electric-powered satellite propulsion system employs electrical energy to change the velocity of spacecraft.
  2. India is yet to develop the technology for its satellites and spacecraft.
  3. EPS is more efficient than chemical Propulsion.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding NATRIP Project:
  1. It aims to make Indian vehicles comply with global standards of safety in line with UN Brasilia resolution.
  2. It also aims to help MSMEs for development and certification of auto-components.
  3. It is a joint initiative between the Government of India and United Nations.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Carbon monoxide (CO) is one of the most serious air pollutants. It is released in air by
  1. Automobile exhaust
  2. Volcanic activity
  3. Forest and bush fires

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (NWR)?
  1. Warehouse Receipts are documents issued by warehouses to depositors (like farmers) against the commodities deposited in the warehouses.
  2. They can be traded with other persons

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)?
  1. The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training
  2. Under the scheme, a monetary reward is given to trainees on assessment and certification by third party assessment bodies

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the following statements regarding Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA):
  1. All members of IORA shares coast with the Indian Ocean.
  2. Jakarta Concord under IORA sets out a vision for a revitalised and sustainable regional architecture.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Fearless Girl Statue in front of Wall Street Bull depicts,?
  1. Rise of global economy after the global meltdown
  2. Need of the gender equality
  3. Need of reaping the demographic dividend with universal free primary education.
  4. None of the above.
  1. Consider the following statements regarding Afghanistan–Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement(APTTA)
  1. India officially joined in APTTA to extend the facilities to India.
  2. APTTA allows using each other’s airports, railways, roads, and ports for transit trade along designated transit corridors.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Hangzhou Consensus?
  1. It is the founding declaration of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
  2. It calls to deliver more inclusive economic growth through coordinated macroeconomic policy, open trade and innovation.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

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