September 29, 2023
Heliocentric model is proposed by
  • (A) Galileo
  • (B) Nicholas Copernicus
  • (C) Tychobrahe
  • (D) None
Consider the following statement regarding Venus:
1. It is the hottest planet in our solar system.
2. It is the brightest heavenly body in our night sky.
3. Venus rotates from west to east
Which of the statement is/are incorrect:
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2 and 3
  • (C) Only 3
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statement regarding Saturn:
1 It is the second biggest planet in the outer solar system.
2. The largest moon of Saturn being Titan.
3. Saturn have least density of all planets
Which of the statement is/are correct:
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2 and 3
  • (C) Only 3
  • (D) All of the these
What is a cosmic year:
  • (A) The time taken by sunlight to reach earth surface.
  • (B) The time taken by sun to revolve around the center of Milky way galaxy.
  • (C) The time taken by moon to revolve around earth.
  • (D) None of the above
What is the Kepler’s first laws of planetary motion:
  • (A) Planets move in ellipses with the sun at one focus
  • (B) The radius vector describes equal areas in equal times.
  • (C) The squares of the periodic times are to each other as the cubes of the mean distances.
  • (D) None of the above
Ceres is a _______.
  • (A) Meteor
  • (B) Star
  • (C) Planet
  • (D) Asteroid
Which of the following are the achievements of the Chandrayaan mission-1
1 The discovery of presence of water molecules in the lunar soil.
2. Chandrayaan-1 confirmed that the Moon was completely molten once.
3. Chandrayaan-1 has recorded images of the landing site of the US space-craft Apollo-15 and Apollo-11.
Choose the correct option from given code:
  • (A) 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3
  • (D) All of these
The scientist who proposed Big Bang Theory was
  • (A) Abbe Georges Lemaitre
  • (B) Edwin Hubble
  • (C) Nicholas Copernicus
  • (D) Aryabhatta
The sun appears to be the closest to the earth on
  • (A) January 3
  • (B) July 4
  • (C) September 5
  • (D) December 4
Consider the following :
1. Photosynthesis
2. Respiration.
3. Decay of organic matter
4. Volcanic action.
Which of the above add carbon dioxide to the carbon cycle on earth ?
  • (A) 1 and 4 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 2, 3 and 4 only
  • (D) 1 and 4
Which of the following statements about ecological succession is/are incorrect?
1. Species diversity increases during early succession
2. Animal life exhibit changes with changing communities.
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements:
1. The National Tiger Conservation Authority has been fulfilling its mandate within the ambit of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972
2. 'Project Tiger' is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for ex-situ conservation of tigers
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) 1 and 2 Both
  • (D) Neither 1 or 2
Consider the following statements:
1. Morphine (PapaverSomniferum) is a medicine for the treatment of cancer.
2. Taxol (Taxusbrevifoli) is used as a pain killer.
3. Quinine (Cinchona ladgerian) is used in the treatment of malaria.
Which one/ones of the above-mentioned statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) Only 1 & 2
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) Only 3
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following countries is not 'Like Minded Megadiverse Country?
  • (A) Brazil
  • (B) Nepal
  • (C) USA
  • (D) India
Area where two ecosystems overlap each other is known as
  • (A) Niche
  • (B) Ecotype
  • (C) Edge line
  • (D) Ecotone

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