September 29, 2023
Consider the statements about Peninsular Rivers.
1. Kalasa and Banduri are the tributaries of river Malaprabha.
2. Mahadayi river originates in Bhimgad wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra and drains into Arabian Sea.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements about Auroras.
1. Auroras are caused by interaction of charged particles of solar wind with atoms of upper atmosphere i.e. ionosphere.
2. The usually observed green and red auroras happen between 100 kilometres and 250 kilometres above the surface of the planet due to an excited state of atomic oxygen.
3. They appear only over the poles because of the Earth's Magnetic field.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 only
  • (C) All of the above
  • (D) 1 and 2 only
Recently Tam Pà Ling Caves are being studied for the arrival of modern humans in mainland Asia. In which of the following country these caves are situated ?
  • (A) Vietnam
  • (B) Cambodia
  • (C) Myanmar
  • (D) Laos
Recently FW13 has been seen in news, is ?
  • (A) A quasi-moon is a space rock (asteroid) that orbits both the Earth and the Sun
  • (B) A new Jupiter-size exoplanet with the highest density known till this date
  • (C) It’s a indigenously developed warship.
  • (D) Its a deep water vehicle designed and developed by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai under Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Which of the following pairs are correctly matched:
River islands - Location
1. Bhavani Island - Andhra Pradesh
2. Sagar Island - West Bengal
3. Umananda Island - Kerala
4. Munroe Island - Assam
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
  • (A) One pair only
  • (B) Two Pair only
  • (C) Three Paid only
  • (D) All the pairs
With reference to the drainage system of India, which of the following statements is not correct?
  • (A) The Barakar river is the main tributary of the Damodar river.
  • (B) The upper catchment area of the Kaveri river receives rainfall during the southwest monsoon season and the lower part during the north east monsoon season.
  • (C) The Siyom river is the tributary of Brahmaputra River.
  • (D) The Mahananda river rises in the Nepal Himalayas where it is known as the Goriganga.
Which one of the following mountain ranges is spread over only one state in India?
  • (A) Aravalli
  • (B) Satpura
  • (C) Ajanta
  • (D) Sahyadri
Recently pink bollworm, a pest has been observed in the fields of Punjab is associated with which of the following crop?
  • (A) Paddy
  • (B) Sugarcane
  • (C) Mustard
  • (D) Cotton
Consider the following statements about G7.
1. It’s an intergovernmental political forum of 7 nations including China.
2. The headquarter is situated in New York.
3. Membership of Russia has been suspended due to recent Ukraine War.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
  • (A) All of the above
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) None of the above
  • (D) 2 only
Consider the following statements about Drishti Mission.
1. It is a satellite constellation project of ISRO.
2. It will be India’s first and the world’s highest-resolution multi-sensor imaging satellite.
3. Its first satellite was launched in 2023.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 2 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) All of the above
  • (D) 1 and 3 only
Consider the following statements.
1. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana was launched in 2015 by Ministry of Jal Shakti.
2. The objective of the scheme is expansion of cultivable areas under assured irrigation.
3. The Scheme will also focus on enhancing water use efficiency in the country.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 2 and 3 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1 and 2 only

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