UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 40

 Which of the following animals have been listed under Schedule V of Wild Life Protection Act 1972?
  1. Common crow
  2. Fruit bats
  3. Mice
  4. Rats
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Consider the following statements about the Ganges River dolphins:
  1. These are usually found in areas with slow moving water
  2. These are warm blooded
  3. They can only live in freshwater and are essentially blind
  4. These have been categorised as “endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature
Which of the above statements are correct?
Consider the following statements:
  1. The lowest boiling point among alkanes is of methane
  2. The boiling point of butane is equal to melting point of water
  3. The most produced organic compound in the world is Ethylene
  4. Of all the fossil fuels, natural gas causes minimum pollution
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
The Organic fertilizers are better than Chemical Fertilizers because __:
1.While Chemical fertilizers kill the micro-organisms in the soil, Organic fertilizers boost microbial activity
2.While overuse of Chemical fertilizers is disastrous for soil, overuse of organic fertilizers is somewhat beneficial to soil productivity
3.Organic fertilizers take less time to release the nutrients into soil, in comparison to Chemical fertilizers
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
Which of the following is / are correct statements with respect to the Thorium based nuclear fuel cycle?
  1. Thorium based nuclear cycle produces little or no plutonium
  2. To get criticality, Thorium based fuel cycle does not need any fissile isotopes
  3. Thorium based nuclear cycle produces no hazardous wastes
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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