Daily Prelim Static Quiz 15th April 2018

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Daily Prelim Static Quiz 15th April 2018

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15th April Quiz

(1)Consider the following statements:

1. Longitude of Jabalpur’s location is between those of Indore and Bhopal.
2. Latitude of Aurangabad’s location is between those of Vadodara and Pune.
3. Bangalore is situated more southward than Chennai

Which of these statements is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 3
(b) Only 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

(2)Assertion (A) : Wind patterns are clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and anti-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
Reason (R) : The directions of wind patterns in the Northern and the Southern Hemisphere are governed by the Coriolis effect.
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true

 

(3)With reference to Ryotwari Settlement, consider the following statements :

1. The rent was paid directly by the peasants to the Government.
2. The Government gave Pattas to the Ryots.
3. The lands were surveyed and assessed before being taxed.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) None

 

(4)In medieval India, the designations ‘Mahattara’ and ‘Pattakila’ were used for
(a) military officers
(b) village headmen
(e) specialists in Vedic rituals
(d) chiefs of craft guilds

 

(5)Consider the following statements:

1. Biodiversity is normally greater in the lower latitudes as compared to the higher latitudes.
2. Along the mountain gradients, biodiversity is normally greater in the lower altitudes as compared to the higher altitudes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

(6)Consider the following:

1. Carbon dioxide
2. Oxides of Nitrogen
3. Oxides of Sulphur

Which of the above is/are the emission/ emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants?
a. 1 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. All of the above

 

(7) Consider the following statements:

1. Free and compulsory education to the children of 6-14 years age group by the State was made a Fundamental Right by the 76th Amendment to the Constitution of India.
2. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan seeks to provide computer education even in rural areas.
3. Education was included in the Concurrent List by the 42nd Amendment, 1976 to the Constitution of India.

Which of the statements given above are correct? Code:
a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 2 and 3
c) Only 1 and 3
d) All of them

 

(8)Consider the following statements

1. Adjournment motion cannot be moved by Rajya Sabha
2. Council of ministers are collectively responsible to Parliament
3. Rajya Sabha can vote on the demands for grants.

(a) All are false
(b) Only 1 is true
(c) Only 2 is true
(d) Only 3 is true

 

(9)With reference to ‘fuel cells’ in which hydrogen-rich fuel and oxygen are used to generate electricity, consider the following statements :

1. If pure hydrogen is used as a fuel, the fuel cell emits heat and water as by-products.
2. Fuel cells can be used for powering buildings and not for small devices like laptop computers.
3. Fuel cells produce electricity in the form of Alternating Current (AC).

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3




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