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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 16-09-2023 (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Climate Overshoot:

  1. It is the period of time in which earth’s warming is increasing past the 1.5°C mark and then cooling back down.
  2. The concept of Earth Overshoot Day was first conceived by India, and is celebrate on 25th June each year.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements with respect to the UPAg portal:

  1. The portal is mandated with the responsibility of promoting export of scheduled agricultural products.
  2. It is developed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements with respect to the Anorthosite:

  1. Anorthosite is a type of intrusive igneous rock composed predominantly of calcium-rich materials.
  2. Anorthosite are found on both the earth’s and the moon’s surface.
  3. Anorthosite soil is available in India in the states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

How many of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following pairs of UNESCO heritage in danger list and their respective countries:

          UNESCO danger list              Country

  1. Saint Sophia Cathedral     Ukraine
  2. Garamba National Park     United States of America
  3. Lake Turkana                        Canada
  4. Hampi                                    India

Which of the above pair(s) is/are matched correctly?

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements with respect to Cosmological Constant:

  1. It is a form of matter or energy that acts in opposition to gravity.
  2. It is considered equivalent to dark energy.
  3. The idea of cosmological constant was first proposed by Albert Einstein.

How many of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.
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