UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 28

1.
Consider the following statements:
  1. The northwestern parts of India experience continental climate.
  2. The snowfall in the nearby Himalayan ranges.
  3. The cold winds coming from the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan.
Which of the above is/are the factors responsible for excessive cold in north India during winters?
2.
Consider the following:
  1. Western Uttar Pradesh
  2. Haryana
  3. Punjab
  4. Western Rajasthan
  5. Eastern Rajasthan
Which of the above mentioned places receive annual rainfall between 50-100 cm?
3.
Consider the following statements:
  1. The oak forests in Garhwal and Kumaon were replaced by pine.
  2. Forests were also cleared for introducing plantations of tea, rubber and coffee.
  3. The British used timber for construction activities as it acts as an insulator of heat.
Which of the above statements is/are correct in relation to exploitation of forests by British in India?
4.
Consider the following:
  1. Project Tiger
  2. Project Elephant
  3. Crocodile Breeding Project
  4. Project Hangul
  5. Himalayan Musk deer Conservation Project
Which of the above mentioned conservation projects have been launched in India?
5.
Consider the following statements:
  1. Project Tiger aims at protecting tigers in India for scientific, aesthetic, cultural and ecological values.
  2. Project Elephant was launched in 1992 whereas Project Tiger was launched in 1973.
  3. Project Elephant aimed at ensuring long term survival of elephants in their natural habitat
Which of the above is / are correct?

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