Quiz 618: Current General Studies for Civil Services Examination

1. What is Kerogen oil?
[A] Its an unconventional oil produced from the pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal dissolution of Oil Shales
[B] Its a light crude oil contained in petroleum-bearing formations of shales
[C] Its an unconventional oil produced from the pyrolysis, hydrogenation, or thermal dissolution of environmental wastes
[D] It’s a new form of vegetable oil prepared artificially in laboratory

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2. In 2011, ONGC discovered India’s first shale gas reserve in which among the following states?
[A] Assam
[B] Gujarath
[C] West Bengal
[D] Maharastra

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3. Consider the following statements about IMF:

  1. All members of International Monetary Fund are also members of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
  2. IMF lends only to member countries

Which among the above statements is/ are correct ?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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4. Consider the following:

  1. Turkey
  2. Iraq
  3. Iran
  4. Syria

 Kurdistan is considered to be a part of which among the above?

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

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5. Which of the following are the functions of Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) set up by Government of India?

  1. Granting patents
  2. Prevention of Wrong patents
  3. Providing a diagnostic or usage database for Vaidyas, Hakims and practitioners of Traditional medicines in India

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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6. Consider the following statements about India’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle RUSTOM-1:

  1. It is indigenously designed
  2. It can attain a maximum speed of 150 Knots
  3. It has been classified as Medium Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

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7.  In context with the International Financial Institutions, Structural adjustments are the policies implemented by the ___:

  1. World Bank
  2. International Monetary Fund

Choose the correct option:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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8. The relationship between water fern Azolla and cyanobacterium Anabaena is :
[A] Symbiotic
[B] Mutualistic
[C] Commensalism
[D] Proto-Cooperation

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9. Which one of the following is a useful biological indicator of Sulphur-dioxide pollution ?
[A] Bryophytes
[B] Algal blooms
[C] Pseudomonas
[D] Lichens

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10. In Nitrogen Cycle, soil nitrates are transformed into free nitrogen by:
[A] Nitrifying bacteria
[B] Denitrifying bacteria
[C] Ammonifying bacteria
[D] Both [A] and[C]

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