Image Explanation for UNESCO Reserves and Northeast hills

(1)Even though the DPSP is non-justiciable, it carries a lot of moral authority. Consider the following statements:

      1. Parliament cannot make any law that is inconsistent with the DPSP.

      2. Parliament cannot make any law that is based on any principle outside that of DPSP.

      3. The Supreme Court can review laws in the backdrop of DPSP and allow them even if they violate some specific fundamental rights.

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) Only 3

 

(2)Arrange these hills in their order of their occurrences from North to South.

      1. Patkai Bum

      2. Mizo hills

      3. Jaintia hills

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

a) 1-2-3

b) 2-1-3

c) 1-3-2

d) 3-1-2

 

 

3. "Quit India" campaign/movement was launched in 1942. Consider the following statements on the movement

      1. The failure of the Cripps Mission was the immediate trigger for Mahatma Gandhi to launch Quit India movement against British rule.

      2. Mahatma Gandhi led the movement through its course by travelling extensively through the length and breadth of the country.

 

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both

d. None

 

(4)Which of the following courts in India can issues writs for the enforcement of fundamental rights?

      1. Supreme Court

      2. High Court

      3. Specially constituted courts

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above

 

(5)Peninsular rivers are characterised by fixed course, absence of meanders and non-perennial flow of water. What can be the factors behind it?

     1. Hard rocks in the Peninsular region

     2. Steep slopes in the Peninsular region

     3. Short course of the Peninsular rivers

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above

 

 

(6)Consider the following statements about Gulf of Mannar.

      1.It is part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere reserves.

      2. The Globally endangered Sea cow is found here.

      3. It contains mangrove species that are endemic to peninsular India.

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above

 

(7)Consider the following definitions

1.
     Stunting – Moderate and severe – below minus two standard deviations from median weight for height of reference population.

2.
     Wasting – Moderate and severe – below minus two standard deviations from median height for age of reference population

 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both

d) None

 

 

(8)Which of the following protocols and conventions are not related to the depletion of Ozone layer?

     1. Montreal Protocol

     2. Vienna Convention

     3. Nagoya Protocol

     4. Cartagena Protocol

5. Kyoto Protocol

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below

a. 3 and 4

b. 4 and 5

c. 3,4 and 5

d. 2,3,4 and 5

 

 

(9)Which of the following is not a department in the Ministry of Finance, Government of India?

     1. Department of Expenditure

     2. Department of Revenue

     3. Department of Banking Services

     4. Department of Disinvestment

     5. Department of Economic Affairs

     6. Department of Annual Budgets

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below

a. 3,5 and 6

b. 3 and 6

c. 3 Only

d. 6 Only

 

(10)Of the following organizations which are part of the World Bank, of which is India not a member country?

a. International Development Association (IDA)

b. International Finance Corporation (IFC)

c. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

d. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)




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