June 12, 2024
Consider the following statements regarding the Mandovi river:
1. It originates in the Western Ghats in Karnataka.
2. It is a tributary of the Malaprabha River.
3. The famous Dudhsagar waterfall is located on the river.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 2 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements regarding coal industry in India:
1. India is the world's second-largest producer and consumer of coal.
2. Coal India Limited (CIL) contributes more than 80% of the indigenous production/supply of coal.
3. Coal production has a weightage of nearly 10.33% in the Index of Core Industries.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements regarding the Arctic Council:
1. It was set up as per the Ottawa Declaration of 1996.
2. It works for promoting cooperation, coordination, and interaction among the Arctic States and Arctic Indigenous people.
3. There are total 8 Nations which are a part of Arctic Council and India is not a member of the Arctic Council.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements regarding oil palm:
1. It can tolerate two to four months of dry spells.
2. It has a short gestation period that starts yielding from the first year of its planting.
3. India is the largest importer of palm oil and accounts for 20% of Global Trade.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3
  • (D) 2 and 3 only
Consider the following pairs:
Places in the news - Country
1. Sharm el-sheikh : Egypt
2. Samarkand : Uzbekistan
3. Kherson : Iran
4. Panjsheer : Afghanistan
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 4 only
  • (D) 2, 3 and 4 only
In the context of astronomy, which of the following statements best describes the term “Oort Cloud”?
  • (A) It is the region of icy bodies between Mars and Jupiter.
  • (B) It is the vivid clouds in Neptune’s atmosphere.
  • (C) It is the most distant region of our solar system consisting of icy pieces of space debris.
  • (D) It is a giant cloud of dust and gas in space which can cause the birth of stars.
Which of the following best describes the word 'Chillai Kalan’?
  • (A) Diurnal temperature variation in the region of Thar desert.
  • (B) Spell of cold wave in the region of Kashmir.
  • (C) Sharp decrease in humidity in the region of Jharkhand.
  • (D) Local name of winter rainfall in Punjab plains.
Which of the following trenches is not located in the Pacific Ocean?
  • (A) Tonga Trench
  • (B) Mariana Trench
  • (C) Puerto Rico Trench
  • (D) Kamchatka Trench
Novaya Island belongs to which of the following Ocean ?
  • (A) Atlantic Ocean
  • (B) Arctic Ocean
  • (C) Pacific Ocean
  • (D) Indian Ocean
Consider the following statements :
1. Yangtze is the longest river in Asia.
2. The Three gorges dam has been constructed across the river Yangtze and is the largest power station dam in the world.
3. Philippines is the largest archipelago.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) All of the above
  • (D) 1 and 3 Only
Rub’al Khali desert is the largest, continuous sandy desert in the world. It is located in which of the following country?
  • (A) Saudi Arabia
  • (B) Algeria
  • (C) Egypt
  • (D) Libya
Consider the following pairs:
Indian Ocean Island - Country
1) Diego Garcia - Australia
2) Mannar - India
3) Coco Island - Myanmar
4) Reunion Island - France
Which of the above given pairs is/are correctly matched?
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (B) 3 and 4 only
  • (C) 4 only
  • (D) 2, 3 and 4 only
Arrange the following island countries of the Indian Ocean in the increasing order of their distance from the Malabar coast.
1. Madagascar
2. Seychelles
3. Mauritius
4. Maldives
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 2-3-4-1
  • (B) 4-2-3-1
  • (C) 4-3-2-1
  • (D) 2-1-3-4
Which of the following countries is a double land locked country?
  • (A) Uzbekistan
  • (B) Austria
  • (C) Turkmenistan
  • (D) South Sudan
Which of the following deserts is not located on the western coasts of continents?
  • (A) Mojave Desert
  • (B) Great Australian Desert
  • (C) Atacama Desert
  • (D) Patagonian Desert

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