Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – January 13, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. Which of the following pairs are correct?

  1. 17th Parallel – North and South Vietnam
  2. 20th Parallel – Sudan and Egypt
  3. 22nd Parallel – Sudan and Libya
  4. 25th Parallel – Mali- Mauritania
  5. 31st Parallel – Iraq and Iran

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 1, 4 & 5
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

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2. Terms, ‘phosgene oxime’, ‘sarin’, ‘vx’ pertain to which of the following?

[A] Programming language
[B] Humanoid robot
[C] Chemical weapon
[D] Vaccines

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3. Consider the following statements:

  1. Methane’s lifetime in the atmosphere is much longer than carbon dioxide.
  2. It is more efficient in trapping radiation than CO2.
  3. Natural wetlands are the largest source, emitting CH4from bacteria that decompose organic materials in the absence of oxygen.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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