UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 37

Consider the following pairs oil / gas fields and their respective countries:
  1. Qayyarah - Iraq
  2. Farzad B - Iran
  3. Ghawar - Saudi Arabia
Which of the above is/are correctly matched?
Consider the following statements:
  1. Wetland rice cultivation is one of the sources of methane in Earth’s atmosphere
  2. Methane contributes in Ozone loss
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
Which among the following is / are the features of the so called “Horse Latitudes”?
  1. High atmospheric Pressure
  2. Violent air
  3. High Precipitation
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
Why Antarctica is colder than Arctic during their respective winters?
  1. Interior areas of Antarctica don’t get benefit from the moderating influence of water
  2. During the winter, the size of Antarctica doubles and ice is blocking heat from the warmer surrounding ocean water
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
The formation of the Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force (RSASTF) has succeeded in preventing infiltration of smugglers to forests in with presence of red sanders. Consider the following statements with this reference:
  1. Red Sanders is found only in Andhra Pradesh
  2. To export Red Sanders, India needs permission from CITES
  3. This species is listed as Endangered by the IUCN
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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