1.Which of following statement is incorrect about the Biosphere?
a.    Biosphere is combination of lithosphere, hydrosphere and Atmosphere
b.    Biosphere is missing at extreme of north and south pole
c.    Organisms are uniformly present in Biosphere
d.    All of the above


2. What is the carbon credit?

a.    It is the difference between the carbon emission allowed and actually emitted carbon
b.    It is the loan amount by IMF for reducing pollution
c.    It is loan given to poor people for buying Modern Stoves
d.    All of the above
3.  What is the meaning of coral bleaching?
a.    Paling of coral color or decline in zooxanthellae due to climate change
b.    Impacts of excessive sea  trade on fishing industry
c.    Both a and b
d.    None of the above

4.With reference to the objectives of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme, which one of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. To prevent gender biased sex selective elimination.
  2. To ensure survival & protection of the Girl Child but not education.
  3. To ensure survival, protection and education of the Girl Child.
  4. Kerala was chosen for the nation-wide launch of Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao initiative because of the highest sex ratio in the state.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Codes:

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

5. National programmes under National Rural Health Mission includes

  1. National Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme(NVBDCP)
  2. National Leprosy Eradication Programme(NLEP)
  3. National Programme for Control of Blindness(NPCB)
  4. National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme(NIDDCP)

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 

  1. 1 & 2
  2. 1, 2 &4
  3. 1, 3 & 4
  4. All of the above

6. With reference to National Biodiversity Authority

  1. Established under the Biological Diversity Act.
  2. Located in Kochin
  3. To respect and protect the knowledge of local communities related to biodiversity.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1 & 2
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 2 & 3

7. With reference to Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd (MUDRA) Bank

  1. MUDRA will be set up through a statutory enactment
  2. The bank will be responsible for refinancing micro-finance institutions in the business of lending to small entities.
  3. Launched with a corpus of Rs. 20,000 crore and credit guarantee of Rs. 3,000 crore.

The correct statements are:

  1. 1 & 2
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 2 & 3

8.Government Of India decides to decontrol petrol process, Diesel, LPG, Kerosine prices. But what is decontrol?

  1. Prices to be fixed by oil firms, not government
  2. No more subsidy, but market linked prices
  3. Prices aligned to global crude prices and prices change periodically
  4. All of the above

9. As per Tiger estimation 2014, conducted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate change, the state with highest tiger population is

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Karnataka
  4. Tamil Nadu

10. Objectives of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan are

  1. Elimination of open defecation
  2. Conversion of insanitary toiletsto pour flush toilets
  3. Eradication of manual scavenging
  4. 100% collection and scientific processing/disposal/reuse/recycling of municipal solid waste

The correct statements are:

  1. 1 & 2
  2. 1, 2 &4
  3. 1, 3 & 4
  4. All of the above
1 c
2 a
3 a
4 c
5 d
6 c
7 b
8 d
9 c
10 d

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