16. the codes given below: a) Only 1 b)

16. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED), which was recently making news:

1.     
is a rating system devised by the United States Green Building
Council (USGBC)

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2.     
aims to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and
encourage market transformation towards sustainable design of a building

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a)      Only 1

b)      Only 2

c)      Both 1 & 2

d)      Neither 1 nor 2

 

17. Which of the
following statements is correct about the term “Gyan Chakra” that was recently
making news?

 

a)     
It is an integrated set of interactive online services that
connects teachers and students around the world.

b)     
It is newly formed defence and strategic affairs think tank

c)     
It is an initiative to increase revenue collection and
facilitate effective implementation of the government schemes

d)     
It is an initiative to push for complete digitisation of the
public sector bank (PSB) in India

18. Consider the
following pairs of diseases with recently manufactured drugs to cure them:

1.     
AYUSH-PJ7 –  Dengue

2.     
AYUSH-SL  Lymphatic
Filariasis

3.     
AYUSH M-3 –  Malaria

Which of the above is/are correct?

 

a)      Only 1 & 2

b)      Only 2 & 3

c)      Only 1 & 3

d)      1, 2 & 3

 

19. The government has launched the Nutrition and Health
Tracking System (NHTS) as an online data base for the monitoring nutrition and
health services of __?

1.     
Pregnant & Lactating women

2.     
Children below 1 year and malnourished children below 5 yrs of
age

3.     
Adolescent girls

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

a)      Only 1

b)      Only 1 & 2

c)      Only 2 & 3

d)      1, 2 & 3

 

20. Two related terms QUELROs and NAMAs were recently making news
in context with which of the following fields?

 

a)      Power Generation

b)      Environment Protection

c)      Nuclear disarmament

d)      Multinational Trade

 

21.  Consider the following diseases:

1.      Dengue

2.      Chikungunya

3.      Zika
fever

4.      Yellow
fever

Which of the above are spread by Aedes
aegypti mosquito?

a.     
1 & 2 Only

b.     
1, 2 & 4 Only

c.      
2 & 4 Only

d.     
1, 2, 3 & 4

 

22. Consider
the following statements about Magnetic Water Treatment:

1.      The
magnetic treatment of water reduces the hardness of the incoming water
supply 

2.      Plants
treated with magnetic water have more water holding capacity than those treated
with normal water

3.     
Magnetic treatment of water increases the
surface tension of water which facilitates faster movement of nutrients and
water within soil

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a.     
1 & 2 Only

b.     
3 Only

c.      
2 & 3 Only

d.     
1, 2 & 3

 

 

23.How is Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
different from the Photovoltaic Panels (PV)?

1.      While
CSP method generates alternating current (DC), PV method produces direct
current (DC)

2.      While
CSP method utilizes Sun’s heat to generate electricity, PV method uses light
energy to generate electricity

  Select the correct option from codes
given below:

a.     
1 Only

b.     
2 Only

c.      
Both 1 & 2

d.     
Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

 24.Consider
the following spacecrafts with planets to which they are associated:

1.      Messenger spacecraft?
Mercury

2.      Cassini spacecraft?
Saturn

3.     
Orion Spacecraft? Mars

  Which of the above is/are correct?

a.     
1 & 2 Only

b.     
2 Only

c.      
2 & 3 Only

d.     
1, 2 & 3

 

  25.Consider
the following statements about the Radio-Frequency Identification Devices
(RFID):

1.      It refers
to small electronic devices that consist of a small chip and an antenna

2.     
The RFID devices have to be scanned to
retrieve the identifying information of an individual

  Which of the above statements is/are
correct?

a.     
1 Only

b.     
2 Only

c.      
Both 1 & 2

d.     
Neither 1 nor 2

 

Answer: c

 

26. Consider the following statements about the Worldwide
Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX):

1.      It is
a broadband wireless technology for point to multipoint wireless networking

2.     
A single WiMAX antenna can have maximum range
of 30 meters

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a.     
1 Only

b.     
2 Only

c.      
Both 1 & 2

d.     
Neither 1 nor 2

 

27. Consider the following statements about the Quantum
Satellite:

1.      Quantum
satellite is also known as nanosatellite

2.     
India launched the world’s first quantum
satellite called Micius

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

e.     
1 Only

f.       
2 Only

g.     
Both 1 & 2

h.     
Neither 1 nor 2

 

28.
Which of the following is the correct order for the Life Cycle of a Star?

a.
Nebula, Red Dwarf, White Dwarf, Supernova

b.
White Dwarf, Red Dwarf, Nebula, Supernova

c.
Supernova, Nebula, White Dwarf, Red Dwarf

d.
Nebula, White Dwarf, Red Dwarf, Supernova

29.
Zeolites are crystalline solids structures made of:

1.
Silicon

2.
Aluminium

3.
Oxygen

Select
the correct option from codes given below

a.     
1 & 2 Only

b.     
3 Only

c.      
2 & 3 Only

d.     
1, 2 & 3

 

30. In recent times, a term White-Fi
was making news. Consider the following statements with this reference:
1. White-Fi provides wireless connectivity by using unused chunks of airwaves
2. White-Fi operates between 200-700 MHz bands
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

a. Only 1

b.Only 2

c.Both 1 & 2

d.Neither 1 nor 2