July Mock Test 1

1. Consider the following statements about single-use plastics 

1- Single-use plastics are disposable plastics meant for use-and-throw.

2- These comprise polythene bags, plastic drinking bottles, plastic bottle caps, food wrappers, plastic sachets, plastic wrappers, straws, stirrers and Styrofoam cups or plates.

3- The noxious chemicals used to produce plastic gets transmitted to animal tissue, and finally, enter the human food chain.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about Vaccine hesitancy

1- It  refers to a delay in acceptance, or refusal of vaccines due to unavailability of vaccine services.

2- It is influenced by factors such as complacency, convenience and confidence.

3- World Health Organization characterizes vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten global health threats.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

1- It is one of the 15 specialized agencies of the United Nations (UN) Pursuant to the 1967 Convention.

2- It was created to promote and protect intellectual property (IP) across the world by cooperating with countries as well as international organizations.

3- It is headquartered in Washington D.C..

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about multi-drug resistance

1- It is antimicrobial resistance shown by a species of microorganism to at least one antimicrobial drug in atleast one antimicrobial categories.

2- Multiple drug resistance (MDR) is a major factor in the failure of many chemotherapeutic agents and is a major challenge in cancer chemotherapy.

3- The MDR types most threatening to public health are MDR bacteria that resist multiple antibiotics.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Olivine

1- It is a manganese iron silicate.

2- The primary component of the Earth’s upper mantle, it is a common mineral in Earth’s subsurface, but weathers quickly on the surface.

3- Olivine is named for its typically olive-green color, thought to be a result of traces of nickel, though it may alter to a reddish color from the oxidation of iron.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about Ambergris , recently in News

1- It is generally referred to as whale Base.

2- Produced in the digestive system of sperm whales.

3- Ambergris has been highly valued by perfume makers as a fixative that allows the scent to endure much longer.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about Homo Longi, recently in News

1- It is a species of archaic human identified from a nearly complete skull from Japan, dating to at minimum 146,000 years ago during the Middle Pleistocene.

2- The describers considered modern humans to be more closely related to H. longi than to the European Neanderthals,

3- The specific name for H. longi comes from the province from which the specimen was discovered, Heilongjiang.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

1- It was established in 1989 during the G7 Summit in Paris to develop policies against money laundering.

2- The FATF Secretariat is located in Geneva.

3- FATF has 2 types of lists : Black List and Grey List.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about LiDAR technology

1- It is a popular remote sensing method used for measuring the exact distance of an object on the earth’s surface.

2- Its full form is Light Deflection and Ranging.

3- LiDAR uses a pulsed laser to calculate an object’s variable distances from the earth surface.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about  INS Vikrant

1- It  is an aircraft carrier constructed by Goa Shipyard for the Indian Navy.

2- It is the first aircraft carrier to be built in India.

3- The motto of the ship is Jayema Sam Yudhi Sprdhah, which is taken from Rigveda and can be translated as “I defeat those who fight against me”.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

11. Consider the following statements about Malaria

1- Countries that have achieved at least three consecutive years of zero indigenous cases can apply for WHO certification of their malaria-free status.

2- The disease is most commonly spread by an infected female Anopheles mosquito.

3- The parasites travel to the intestine where they mature and reproduce.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

12. Consider the following statements about Avalanche

1- It  is a rapid flow of snow down a slope, such as a hill or mountain.

2- Slab avalanches typically occur on slopes of 30 to 50 degrees.

3- Avalanches are most common during the Summer.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following statements about Not-for-Profit Hospital Model in India, recently in News

1- The not-for-profit hospital sector provides only preventive healthcare.

2- It links healthcare with social reform, community engagement, and education.

3- It uses government resources and grants to provide cost-effective healthcare to people without being concerned about profits.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

14. Consider the following statements about SERB-FIRE, recently in News (Fund for Industrial Research Engagement- FIRE) (Science and Engineering Research Board-SERB) 

1- It is a novel initiative to bring together industry and academia on a common platform to exchange ground-breaking ideas and co-promote innovative research.

2- The FIRE program is a joint government and industry initiative with a co-funding mechanism to promote innovative technology solutions and strengthen academic research through collaboration with key research and development (R&D) organizations in India.

3- The program intends to select highly impactful research projects in every cycle (typically once or twice a year), which have breakthrough potential at a national or global level.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

15. Consider the following statements about Cloud Burst

1- A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation in a short period of time, sometimes accompanied by hail and thunder, which is capable of creating flood conditions.

2- They are infrequent as they occur only via orographic lift or occasionally when a warm air parcel mixes with cooler air, resulting in sudden condensation.

3- Rainfall rate equal to or greater than 200 millimetres (6.9 in) per hour is a cloudburst.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

16. Consider the following statements about Jacobabad, located in the Sindh province of Pakistan, recently in News

1- Recently Mercury levels in the city can soar to a life-threatening 52 degrees Celsius (126 F).

2- It is situated along the Equator, which means that the sun is nearly overhead during the summer months.

3- The mixture of heat and humid air from the Arabian Sea has contributed to the city crossing life-threatening temperatures.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

17. Consider the following statements about World’s largest Radio telescope

1- Unlike optical telescopes, radio telescopes can detect invisible gas and, therefore, they can reveal areas of space that may be obscured by cosmic dust.

2- It will be located in Europe and Australia whose operation, maintenance and construction will be overseen by  Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO).

3- It is an international partnership between Australia, China, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements about Diana Award 

1- It recognised 300 inspirational children and young people between the ages of 9 years to 45 years from across the world.

2- The award is given by the charity o established in the name of Diana, Princess of Wales.

3- The award is considered to be the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following statements about Semi slug

1- Semi-slugs are so-called because their shells are relatively large in comparison to the body.

2- The semi-slug is endemic to the northern and central Western Ghats and primarily found in natural forests.

3- It is most active at night and is known from only a handful of localities in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

20. Consider the following statements about Black Carbon

1- Chemically, black carbon (BC) is a component of fine particulate matter (PM ≤ 2.5 µm in aerodynamic diameter).

2- Black carbon warms the Earth by absorbing sunlight and heating the atmosphere and by reducing albedo when deposited on snow and ice (direct effects) and indirectly by interaction with clouds.

3- It is formed through the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass, and is one of the main types of particle in both anthropogenic and naturally occurring soot.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following statements about Grandmother neuron

1- Sometimes called the “Jennifer Aniston neuron”, is a hypothetical neuron that represents a complex but specific concept or object.

2- It activates when a person “sees, hears, or otherwise sensibly discriminates” a specific entity, such as their grandmother.

3- The idea first showed up in the 1960s as a theoretical brain cell that would code for a specific, complex concept, all by itself.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

22. Consider the following statements about Lame duck 

1- “Lame duck” refers to a politician replaced by a newly elected successor.

2- The phrase “lame duck” was coined in the 18th century at the London Stock Exchange, to refer to a stockbroker who defaulted on his debts.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

23. Consider the following statements about Fibromyalgia

1- It  is a long-lasting or chronic disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue (feeling tired).

2- Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder.

3- It most commonly develops in children.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

24. Consider the following statements about Heat wave

1- Heat waves begin when high pressure in the atmosphere moves in and pushes warm air toward the ground.

2- The World Meteorological Organization, defines a heat wave as 2 or more consecutive days of prolonged heat in which the daily maximum temperature is higher than the average maximum temperature by 5 °C (9 °F) or more.

3- A heat wave is considered extreme weather that can be a natural disaster, and a danger because heat and sunlight may overheat the human body.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

25. Consider the following statements about Sea snot?

1- Also known as ‘marine mucilage’, it is a thick, slimy grey-brown sheet that is formed by dead and living organic material.

2- Forms when algae overloaded with nutrients fests on cold weather.

3- If Algae growth is overlooked, they could lead to the formation of this mucilage that could block sunlight from entering the deep waters of the oceans.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

26. Consider the following statements about electrolysis of water

1- It is the process of using electricity to decompose water into oxygen and hydrogen gas.

2- The total energy that is needed for water electrolysis is decreasing slightly with temperature, while the required electrical energy increases.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

27. Consider the following statements about Artificial cardiac pacemaker

1- It is a medical device that generates electrical impulses delivered by electrodes to cause the heart muscle chambers to contract and therefore pump blood.

2- This device replaces and/or regulates the function of the electrical conduction system of the heart.

3- The primary purpose of a pacemaker is to maintain an adequate heart rate

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

28. Consider the following statements about Unmanned aerial vehicle

1- Commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without any human pilot, crew or passengers on board.

2- UAVs were originally developed through the twentieth century for commercial purposes.

3- Also used in  aerial photography, product deliveries, agriculture, policing and surveillance, infrastructure inspections,  smuggling, and drone racing.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

29. Consider the following statements about Asteroid

1- They are rocky-metallic celestial bodies, small enough to not be considered as planets, revolving around the sun.

2- They are mostly found in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Saturn.

3- Asteroids are also referred to as leftover from the Big Bang of rocks.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

30. Consider the following statements about Fukuoka Prize, recently in News

1- It is given annually to distinguished people to foster and increase awareness of Asian cultures, and to create a broad framework of exchange and mutual learning among the Asian people.

2- The Prize was established in 1990.

3- Established by the city of Fukuoka, China and the Fukuoka City International Foundation.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 


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