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Steeplechase to Prelims 2018 Day 11

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Chhau dance.

  1. It is a semi classical dance with martial, tribal and folk origins.
  2. The Chhau dance is mainly performed during festivals in the region of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha.

Which of the above statements are/is correct.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q2. Which of the following is not an example of string puppetry?

  1. Yampuri
  2. Gombeyatta
  3. Kathputli
  4. Kundhei

Q3. Consider the following statements about Ropar Wetland

  1. It has been declared a wetland by the Ramsar Convention of Wetlands
  2. It is located in Uttarakhand

Select the correct code:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q4. Consider the following statements.

  1. It is a monument in the Pancha Rathas complex at Mahabalipuram.
  2. It is an example of monolithic Indian rock-cut architecture.
  3. It is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Which of the above statements are/is correct regarding Draupadi Ratha.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Q5. The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscriptions is

  1. Chakravarti
  2. Dharmadeva
  3. Dharmakirti
  4. Priyadarshi

Q6. Bold Kurukshetra is the military exercise between.

  1. India and Srilanka
  2. India and Singapore
  3. India and France
  4. India and Mongolia

Q7. Which among the following is considered to be the primary objectives of ISRO’s nano satellites.

  1. Provide an opportunity to carry innovative payloads.
  2. Design and develop a low-cost modular nanosatellite
  3. Aims to create the pathway for technology demonstration.

Choose the correct codes given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Q8.  You would have felt cloudy nights as more warmer than clear nights. Which of the following statements explains this phenomenon?

  1. The clouds prevent radiation of heat from the ground and the air.
  2. Clouds absorb sunlight in the day and radiate the same in night.
  3. Clouds make the atmosphere damp and generate heat.
  4. The clouds obstruct the movement of air which creates heat

Q9. Consider the following statements

  1. Asteroids are a group of celestial bodies which orbit the sun in a belt between Mars and Jupiter
  2. Meteors are heavenly bodies which occasionally enter and hit the earth surface
  3. Comets are members of our solar system which orbit the sun in highly elliptical orbits

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Q10. Consider the following statements about Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging(FMRI).

  1. FMRI is a Cardiac imaging process that uses MRI technology.
  2. It measures the coronary function and calcium scoring in blood vessels.

Which of the above statements are/is correct.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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