Daily Prelim Quiz 22nd July 2019

1. Consider the following statements.
1. Gypsum is used to make soil neutral when it becomes more acidic .
2. Acidity of rainfall can be reduced by the widespread use of natural gas fuel instead of high sulphur coal in major industrial regions.
3. Some areas apply lime (Calcium carbonate) to increase the soil pH and improve crop yields
Which of the above is/are correct?


2. Consider the following matches of cooperatives with what they are associated with.
1. Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO) : Fertilizers
2. Academy of Development Science (ADS): Maharashtra
3. Mother Dairy: National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)
Select the correct answer using the codes below.


3. Consider the following about Indian Council of Agricultural
Research (ICAR).
1. It was established before independence in pursuance of the
report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture.
2. It comes under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare,and Ministry of Environment. Government of India

Which of the above is/are correct?


4. Genetic Engineering can be used to
1. modify Plant cells
2. Animals cells
3. Microorganisms including Virus
Select the correct answer using the codes below.


5. Which of the following statement is/are true regarding “Siege of Arcot”
1. Through which Robert Clive emerged as a hero
2. It Occurred in 1753
3. It was a part of 1st Carnatic war


6. What is the difference between the animals Changthangi and Chiru?


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