Daily Prelim Quiz 11th July 2019

1. Consider the following about Earth Summit.
1. It was convened for the second time in 1992 after the publication of
the “Limits to Growth Thesis” and for the first time it was convened in 1972.
2. It is convened each year to address urgent environmental
protection and socio-economic development at the global level.
Which of the above is/are correct?


2. Deep TAMER, is recently in news. What is it:


3. Recently, China announced to launch “man made moons”, in this context consider the following statements:
1. ‘Artificial moon’ will work through High Quality Laser beams being focused on Mirrors to reflect light over large areas.
2. China is the first country to experiment such “Artificial Moon” Project.
3. This Moons can illuminate an area of more than 50 square kilometers.
Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?


4. Consider the following statements:
1. The Urja Mitra scheme is part of the initiative of Ministry of Power to provide scheduled and unscheduled outages to electricity consumers through push notifications/Short Messaging Service (SMS) throughout the country.
2. It provides a central platform, Web-Portal as well as Mobile App for State Power Distribution utilities to disseminate power outage information to urban/rural power consumers across India through SMS/email/push notifications.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Consider the following statements:
1. BG-III cotton is an insecticide tolerant crop developed by Monsanto.
2. Its commercial name is Round-up Ready Flex(RRF).
3. It is approved by Genetic Engineering Approval Committee.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


6. Changi Naval base is located_________of Andaman Sea.


7. Consider the following statements:
1. DRDO developed less polluting green fire crackers named SWAS, SAFAL, STAR.
2.Green crackers are so named because they are energy efficient which has less natural resource consumption.
3.Sound intensity of commercial crackers is in the range of 90-100 decibels
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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