Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – September 02, 2022 [Mock Test]

1. With respect to the turtle species in Indian waters, which of the following are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species?

  1. Olive Ridley
  2. Leatherback
  3. Loggerhead
  4. Hawksbill
  5. Green turtle

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

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2. Consider the following applications:

  1. Railway ballasting
  2. Road construction
  3. Water treatment
  4. Soil conditioning

Which of the applications given above can be carried out using steel slag?

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

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3. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Transform boundary- The San Andreas Fault in California
  2. Divergent boundary – Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  3. Oceanic-continental convergent plate boundary – the Washington-Oregon coastline of the United States
  4. Oceanic-oceanic convergence – Mariana Trench

How many pairs given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1 pair
[B] Only 2 pairs
[C] Only 3 pairs
[D] Only 4 pairs

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The above questions are part of Daily Current Affairs Test under UPSC Prelims Test Series - 2023 in GKToday Android Application. This series can be subscribed in the app only. Download Now

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