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UPSC Geography Prelims Questions | 2014-Set-2

 6. Consider the following statements :

1. Animal Welfare Board of India is established under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
2. National Tiger Conservation Authority is a statutory body.
3. National Ganga River Basin Authority is chaired by the Prime Minister.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer. b)




7. There is some concern regarding the nanoparticles of some chemical elements that are used by the industry in the manufacture of various products. Why?
1. They can accumulate in the environment and contaminate water and soil.
2. They can enter the food chains.
3. They can trigger the production of free radicals.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer. D)



8. With reference to the Neem tree, consider the following statements :
1. Neem oil can be used as a pesticide to control the proliferation of some species of insects and mites.
2. Neem seeds are used in the manufacture of biofuels and hospital detergents.
3. Neem oil has applications in the pharmaceutical industry.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer. d)



9. Consider the following pairs :
Region                     Well-known for the production of
1. Kinnaur:             Areca nut
2. Mewat:             Mango
3. Coromandel      Soya bean
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1, 2, and 3
d) None


Answer. d)



10. Consider the following towns of India :
1. Bhadrachalam
2. Chanderi
3. Kancheepuram
4. Karnal
Which of the above are famous for the production of traditional sarees/fabric?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2, and 3 only
d) 1, 3 and 4


Answer. b)

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