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IASbaba's Daily Prelims Quiz : Day 14
Published on May 5, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
 

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Q.1) Amur Falcons were recently spotted in Pench Tiger Reserve. Consider the following with respect to Amur Falcons

  1. Amur Falcons are native species of Siberia and North-eastern China.
  2. Indian state of Nagaland is the breeding ground of Amur falcons.
  3. The conservation status of Amur Falcons as per IUCN is “Least Concerned”

Select the correct option

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.2) The phenomena of Animal Sacrifices have continued to haul even today. Consider the following statements with respect to Later Vedic Religion? 
  1. Absence of sacrifices.
  2. The concept of karma emerged
  3. Rise of Upanishad thought
  4. Emergence of new gods like Vishnu, Rudra, Prajapathi.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) All of the above

b) 3 and 4 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 2,3 and 4 only


Q.3) Consider the following statement with respect to Solar Wind. 
  1. Solar wind is the energised plasma that spews from the Sun into the solar system at a supersonic speed of 160 million km per hour.
  2. The solar wind plasma is mostly made up electrons, protons and Neutrons.
  3. The beautiful phenomena of Aurora are caused by the interaction of the solar wind with the Earth’s magnetosphere.

Select the incorrect option

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) None of the above


Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to Radiation Sterilisation
  1. Radiation Sterilisation is a cold process that uses gamma radiation for sterilisation of Healthcare Products.
  2. Radioisotopes such as Cobalt-60 are commonly used for radiation sterilisation.

Select the correct statement

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.5) Consider the following causes of the failure of revolt, 1857.
  1. The eastern, southern and western parts of India remained more or less unaffected.
  2. Modern educated Indians viewed this revolt as forward looking and disagreed that British would usher an era of modernization.
  3. The rebels represented diverse elements with common grievances and concepts of current polities.
  4. The lack of unity among Indians was unavoidable at this stage of Indian history.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a) Only 1 & 2

b) Only 2 & 3

c) Only 1 & 4

d) All of the above

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