Target prelims 2019: CA based Daily MCQs #2

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  1. Which of the following species are endemic to Periyar National Park in Kerala?
    1. Nilgiri Wood Pigeon
    2. White- bellied blue flycatcher
    3. Crimson-backed sunbird
    a. 1 only
    b. 1 and 3 only
    c. 2 and 3 only
    d. All of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements about Sunderbans:
    1. It is is the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world
    2. It is part of the Ramsar Wetland Sites as a ‘wetland of international importance’
    3. The larger part of Sunderbans is located in Bangladesh
    Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
    a. 1 and 2 only
    b. 2 and 3 only
    c. 1 and 3 only
    d. 1, 2 and 3

 

  1. In which of the following regions in India Shale gas is found?
    1. Cambay
    2. Assam- Arakan
    3. Indo- Gangetic basin
    4. Gondwana region in central India
    a. 1 and 2 only
    b. 2 and 3 only
    c. 2, 3, and 4 only
    d. 1, 2, 3, 4

4. Consider the following statements regarding GSLV MK-III
1. It is a three-stage heavy lift launch vehicle with a cryogenic third stage
2. It can carry 4 ton class of satellites into Low Earth Orbit or about 10 tons to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. Consider the following statements about GI tags
    1. It is valid for a period of 20 years after which it has to be renewed
    2. The GI tags are administered by the same authority that manages Patents in India
    Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
    a. 1 only
    b. 2 only
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. Neither 1 nor 2

Answers

1.d

The park is often called the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary or Thekkady. It is located high in the Cardamom Hills and Pandalam Hills of the south Western Ghats along the border with Tamil Nadu .

2. c

Sunderbans was recently proposed for Ramsar wetland tag recently by the West Bengal State Forest Department.

3.  d
Shale gas is found in
Cambay (Gujarat)
Assam-Arakan (North East)
Gondwana (Central India)
Krishna Godavari onshore (East Coast)
Cauvery onshore
Indo-Gangetic basins.

4. a
GSLV Mk III is designed to carry 4 ton class of satellites into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) or about 10 tons to Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which is about twice the capability of GSLV Mk II.

5.b


GI tag is valid for 10 years and has to be renewed thereafter.
Both are administered by Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks


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