July 16, 2024
Consider the following statements regarding semi-evergreen forests of India:
1. These forests have a mixture of evergreen and moist deciduous trees.
2. It exists in the Andaman, the Western Ghats, the Northeastern region, Bengal, and Orissa.
3. The rainfall is between 200 cm to 250 cm.
4. Orchids, Kadam, Laurel, white cedar, hillocks are the main species of these forests.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2, 3 and 4 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
National Crisis Management Committee is headed by:
  • (A) Prime Minister
  • (B) Union Home Minister
  • (C) Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • (D) Cabinet Secretary
Which of the following are glacial landforms?
1. Cirque
2. Fjord
3. Horns
4. Stack
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 2 and 4 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 3 and 4 only
Consider the following statements with respect to Indian Monsoon:
1. The Monsoon, unlike the trade winds, are not steady but are pulsating in nature.
2. The monsoon rainfall has a declining trend with increasing distance from the sea.
3. Monsoonal rainfall is largely governed by relief or topography.
Which of the statements given above are  correct?
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 only
  • (D) 1 and 2 only
With reference to the Ganga river system, consider the following pairs:
Name of rivers:   Bhagirathi and Alaknanda - Meeting Point : Dev Prayag
Name of rivers: Dhauli and Vishnu Ganga  - Meeting Point : Karna Prayag
Name of rivers: Mandakini and Alaknanda  - Meeting Point : Rudra Prayag
Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 1, 2 and 3
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 2 and 3 only
How many states of India share(s) international boundary with 3 and more countries?
  • (A) 2
  • (B) 3
  • (C) 4
  • (D) 5
With reference to agricultural soils, consider the following statements:
1. A high content of organic matter in soil drastically reduces its water holding capacity.
2. Soil does not play any role in the sulphur cycle.
3. Irrigation over a period of time can contribute to the salinization of some agricultural lands.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following country in the Indochinese Peninsula is the landlocked country?
  • (A) Cambodia
  • (B) Laos
  • (C) Thailand
  • (D) Vietnam
Sirocco is a local winds originates from Sahara desert have different names in different countries. What is it called in Libya?
  • (A) Simoom
  • (B) Ghibli
  • (C) Khamsin
  • (D) Harmattan
In which one of the following States is Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary located?
  • (A) Arunachal Pradesh
  • (B) Manipur
  • (C) Meghalaya
  • (D) Nagaland

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