July Mock Test 3

1. Consider the following statements about Darbar Move, recently in News

1- It was in 1872 that Maharaja Hari Singh began the practice of shifting his government from Jammu to Srinagar in summers.

2- The Darbar Move took place twice a year — in October/November to Jammu and in April/May to Srinagar.

3- The tradition was continued after 1949 by Jammu and Kashmir political class, as it acted a major bridge space for interaction between the linguistics and diverse cultural groups of Jammu and Kashmir.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about  Zoonosis 

1- A zoonosis is any disease or infection that is naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans

2- All zoonoses are 100% preventable through vaccination and other methods.

3- Zoonotic pathogens may be bacterial, viral or parasitic, or may involve unconventional agents and can spread to humans through direct contact or through food, water or the environment.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about Dengue

1- Dengue is essentially a tropical disease that occurs in the countries around the Equator.

2- Aedes aegypti — the vector transmitting the dengue virus —and Aedes albopictus, a minor contributor.

3- Aedes eggs can remain dormant for more than a year and will hatch once they come in contact with water.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Zika virus

1- It is a viral infection, spread by mosquitoes.

2- The vector is the Plasmodium falciparum mosquito.

3- Infected people can transmit Zika sexually.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Covid-19 vaccine booster shots

1- A booster shot is nothing but a means of strengthening one’s immune system against a particular pathogen.

2- It is exactly the same original vaccine, in which case its goal is to increase the magnitude of protection by producing more antibodies.

3- This helps our immune system remember the disease-causing germ.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about ‘Right to repair’ movement

1- The right of consumers to be able to repair their own electronics and other products.

2- The goal of the movement is to get companies to make spare parts, tools and information on how to repair devices available to customers and repair shops to increase the lifespan of products.

3- The movement is a latest initiative in some parts of the world.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about Lightning

1- It is a very rapid — and massive — discharge of electricity in the atmosphere, most of which is directed towards the Earth’s surface.

2- It caused by imbalances between storm clouds and the ground, or within the clouds themselves.

3- Lightning is extremely hot—a flash can heat the air around it to temperatures five times hotter than the sun’s surface.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about Genocide

1- The term was coined in 1943 by the Jewish-Polish lawyer Raphael Lemkin, who combined the Greek word “genos” (race or tribe) with the Latin word “cide” (to kill).

2- The deliberate and systematic destruction of a group of people because of their ethnicity, nationality, religion, or race.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about Stem Cell

1- They are the body’s raw materials — cells from which all other cells with specialized functions are generated.

2- They are found only in adult organisms.

3- They are the earliest type of cell in a cell lineage.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about Propane

1- Propane, also known as “bottled gas,” is a blue coloured hydrocarbon.

2- Propane can exist in both gaseous and liquid form.

3- Propane companies add a harmless chemical called mercaptan to give it its distinctive “rotten egg” smell to help detect leaks.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

11. Consider the following statements about Amazon rainforest

1- Tropical rainforest occupying the drainage basin of the Amazon River.

2- Comprising about 20 percent of Brazil’s total area.

3- It is bounded by the Guiana Highlands to the north, the Andes Mountains to the west, the Brazilian central plateau to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

12. Consider the following statements about ‘Re-wilding’

1- Conservation efforts aimed at restoring and protecting natural processes and wilderness areas.

2- This may include providing connectivity between such areas, and protecting or reintroducing apex predators and keystone species.

3- Rewilding is a form of ecological restoration with an emphasis on humans stepping back and leaving an area to nature, as opposed to more active forms of natural resource management.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following statements about Ultraviolet (UV)

1- It is a type of light or radiation naturally emitted by the Sun.

2- It covers a wavelength range of 100-400 nm. The human visible light ranges from 380–700 nm.

3- UV-C rays from the Sun are transmitted through our atmosphere and all UV-A and UV-B is filtered by the ozone layer.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

14. Consider the following statements about Operation Sankalp, recently in News

1- It began in the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman in June 2019 to protect merchant vessels and ensure their safe passage in the Gulf region and through the Strait of Hormuz.

2- The warships were first deployed after a security incident involving an explosion onboard two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, in the wake of increased tensions between Iran and the Russia.

3- The operation began after attacks in the Gulf region highlighted the vulnerability of sea-borne trade.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

15. Consider the following statements about European Parliament

1- It  is one of three legislative branches of the European Union and one of its seven institutions.

2- It represents the second-largest democratic electorate in the world and the largest trans-national democratic electorate in the world.

3- The voting age is 18 in all member states.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

16. Consider the following statements about Global urban GHG emissions, as per recent report

1- Just 25 cities worldwide are responsible for 52 per cent of urban greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

2- Cities in the developing world had significantly higher per capita emissions than cities in developed countries.

3- Road transport caused more than 30 per cent of emissions in a third of the cities.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

17. Consider the following statements about Europe’s new climate agenda, recently in News

1- Commercial airliners will be required to fill up with synthetic fuel produced with green energy.

2- The European Union’s plan to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by more than half by the end of the decade.

3- Steel producers and cement makers will pay for every ton of carbon dioxide their factories emit.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements about Doppler radars

1- They are crucial for gauging the intensity of rainfall and impact area in real-time.

2- It can provide information only about the position of targets.

3- The phase shift in these radars works on the same lines as the “Doppler effect” observed in sound waves– in which the sound pitch of an object approaching the observer is higher due to compression of sound waves (a change in their phase).

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following statements about Asthma

1- It is a long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.

2- It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms.

3- India has 11% of global asthma cases and the country accounts for a 2% of all global asthma deaths.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

20. Consider the following statements about Gaganyaan Mission

1- The Rs 10,000-crore mission aims to send a three-member Indian crew to space for a period of five to seven days and safely return them to Earth.

2- Gaganyaan mission was initially scheduled for 2024.

3- ISRO’s heavy-lift launcher GSLV Mk III has been identified for the mission.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following statements about Flash Flood

1- Flash Floods can occur due to Dam or Levee Breaks, and/or Mudslides (Debris Flow).

2- Flash floods are distinguished from regular floods by having a timescale of fewer than six hours between rainfall and the onset of flooding.

3- The intensity of the rainfall, the location and distribution of the rainfall, the land use and topography, vegetation types and growth/density, soil type, and soil water-content all determine just how quickly the Flash Flooding may occur, and influence where it may occur.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

22. Consider the following statements about Silver nanoparticle

1- They are nanoparticles of silver of between 1 nm and 100 nm in size.

2- They are increasingly used in various fields, including medical, food, health care, consumer, and industrial purposes, due to their unique physical and chemical properties.

3- Silver nanoparticles can be synthesized using monosaccharides method, which includes glucose, sucrose, fructose, maltose, maltodextrin, etc.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

23. Consider the following statements about Deforestation

1- Farming, grazing of livestock, mining, and drilling combined account for more than half of all deforestation.

2- The most concentrated deforestation occurs in temperate region.

3- Deforestation causes extinction, changes to climatic conditions, desertification, and displacement of populations.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

24. Consider the following statements about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

1- It is a global health and development threat, that requires urgent multisectoral action in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

2- WHO has declared that AMR is one of the top 10 global public health threats facing humanity.

3- Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials are the main drivers in the development of drug-resistant pathogens.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

25. Consider the following statements about Superfluid

1- A superfluid is a state of matter in which matter behaves like a fluid with zero viscosity.

2- When stirred, a superfluid forms vortices that continue to rotate indefinitely.

3- Superfluidity occurs in all substances under special conditions.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

26. Consider the following statements about Speaker, Deputy Speaker

1- The Constitution sets a time limit and specifies the process for their elections.

2- The legislators of the respective Houses vote to elect one among themselves to these offices.

3- Speaker  continues in office until the beginning of the next House, except in the event of death or resignation.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

27. The proposed Lemru Elephant Reserve, is located in which state

a) Jharkhand

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Chhattisgarh

d) Assam

 
 
 
 

28. Consider the following statements about World Population Day

1- It is observed every year on July 11.

2- The World Population Day was established by the United Nations in 1989, buoyed by the interest the Eight Billion Day celebrated in 1987.

3- This year, the theme of World Population Day 2021 is ‘the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on fertility’.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

29. Consider the following statements about  Uttar Pradesh government new population policy for 2021-2030

1- Care of the elderly, and better management of education, health, and nutrition of adolescents between 11 to 19 years has been ensured in the policy.

2- Focus area of the new population policy is to reduce the newborns’ and maternal mortality rate.

3- The new policy aims to decrease the Total Fertility Rate from 2.7 to 2.4 by 2026 and 2.1 by 2030.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

30. Consider the following statements about HAL Light Combat Helicopters )LCH), recently in News

1- It  is an Indian multi-role attack helicopter designed and manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

2- It has been ordered for both the Indian Air Force only.

3- The impetus for the development of the LCH came in the form of the Kargil War, a conflict fought between India and neighbouring Pakistan in 1999.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 


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