MINI TEST- SET 3


41. Consider the following statements regarding the International Telecommunication Union (ITU):

1. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations.

2. It is an organization based on public- private partnership.

3. Its headquarter is in Switzerland

(GK)

Choose the correct statements

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) 1 and 2

(d) 1, 2 and 3


42. A transition zone between two adjacent ecological communities, containing the characteristic species of each community is called

(a) Ecotone

(b) Niche

(c) Ecotype

(d) Micro Habitat

(Ecology)


43. Consider the following statements regarding stalactites and stalagmites

1. Stalactites rise up from the floor of the
caves

2. Stalagmites hang as icicles of different diameters

(Science/Geology)

Choose the correct statements

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None of these


44. Consider the following statements regarding the writer Prem Chand.

    • His Original name was Dhanpat Rai Srivastava.
    • He used to write in Urdu & Hindu.
    • His best work is collected under the title Manasarovar.

(GK)

Choose the correct statements

(a) i and ii

(b) ii and iii

(c) i and iii

(d) i, ii, and iii


45. Consider the following statements regarding the Planet Mercury

i It is the smallest planet in our Solar system.

ii A spacecraft called Messenger was sent to the planet.

iii A year of Mercury is 128 Days.

(GK)

Choose the correct statements

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) 1 and 2

(d) 1, 2 and 3


46. The key strategies of the ‘National Biotechnology Development Strategy “2015- 2020”’ are

i Building a skilled workforce and leadership.

ii Revitalizing the knowledge environment at par with the growing bio-economy.

iii Enhance Research opportunities in basic, disciplinary and inter-disciplinary sciences.

iv Strengthen Institutional Capacity with redesigned governance models.

(Science)

Choose the correct statement

  • only i and iii
  • only ii and iv
  • only i, ii and iv
  • only ii, iii and iv
  • i, ii, iii, and iv

47. Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Mission Indradhanush’.

i Mission Indradhanush is a health mission of the Government of India.

ii The Mission’s aim is to immunize all the children who lack vaccination or are partially vaccinated against selected vaccine preventable diseases

iii The health mission was launched on Good Governance Day i.e. 25 December 2014.

(GK)

Which of the above statement(s) is/are true?

(a) Only i

(b) Only ii

(c) only iii

(d) i and ii

(e) ii and iii

(f) i, ii and iii


48. Which of the following diseases is
transmitted by mosquito bite?

1. Dengue

2. Chickungunya

3. Zika

4. Kalaazar

(GK)

Choose the correct answer:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


49. With the reference of ‘Bharat Stage (BS) norms, which of the following statements is/are incorrect?

i) BS-VI emission norms will be implemented directly from BS-IV by skipping BS-V.

ii) India currently has BS-III emission norms, across the country and BS-IV emission norms in select major cities.

(GK)

Choose the correct answer

(a) Only i

(b) Only ii

(c) Both i and ii

(d) Neither i nor ii


50. Which condition is likely to develop in a child suffering from vitamin D deficiency?

(a) Osteoporosis

(b) Achondroplasia

(c) Rickets

(d) Scurvy

(Science)


51. ‘Khasi’ and ‘Garo’ tribes mainly live in

(a) Kerala

(b) Meghalaya

(c) Chota Nagpur

(d) Tamil Nadu

(Geography)


52. Which of the following is the correct group of Kharif crops?

(a) Rice, Millet, Maize, Cotton

(b) Groundnut, Bajra, Barley, Sorghum, Wheat

(c) Jowar, Bajra, Rice, Cotton, Jute, Gram

(d) Wheat, Barley, Gram, Mustard

(Geography)


53. In India the first bank of limited liability and managed by Indians and founded in 1881 was

(a) Hindustan Commercial Bank

(b) Oudh Commercial Bank

(c) Punjab National Bank

(d) Oriental Bank of Commerce

(GK)


54. Consider the following statements:

1. The National Housing Bank, the apex institution of housing finance in India, was set up as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India.

2. The Small Industries Development Bank of India was established as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development Bank of India.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

(GK)


55. Consider the following statements:

1. National Thermal Power Corporation has diversified into the hydropower sector.

2. Power Grid Corporation of India has diversified into the telecom sector.

(GK)

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

56. Consider the following statements:

1. Life Insurance Corporation of India is the oldest insurance company in India.

2. National Insurance Company Limited was nationalized in the year 1972 and made a subsidiary of General Insurance Corporation of India.

3. Headquarters of the United India Insurance Company Limited are located at Chennai.

(GK)

Which of the statements given above are correct?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • 3 only
  • 1 and 2
  • 1 and 3
  •     2 and 3
  • 1, 2 and 3

57. In plants, ammonium is converted to nitrate before it can be used by the plant. This process is known as

(a) Photosynthesis

(b) Denitrification

(c) Nitrogen fixation

(d) Nitrification

(Science)


58. A hydroturbogenerator would be found:

a. At a hydroelectric dam

b. At a coal-fired power plant

c. Inside a windmill used to generate electricity

d. In a power plant that uses oil for fuel

(Science)


59. Composting toilet systems require:

(a) aerobic bacteria

(b) anaerobic bacteria

(c) large fungal colonies

(d) large volumes of water

(Science)


60. Organisms that feed on the bodies of dead organisms are known as:

(a) Primary Consumers

(b) Herbivores

(c) Decomposers

(d) omnivores

(Science)


 

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