General Awareness MCQ-19

Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
1. Shale gas is extensively produced in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
2. Fracking technology used in the extraction of this gas requires large quantities of water.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

TAPI’ gas pipeline, sometimes mentioned in the news, is planned to be laid in:

(A) Turkey – Afghanistan – Pakistan – India
(B) Turkmenistan – Ajarbaijan -Pakistan – Iran
(C) Turkey – Ajarbaijan – Pakistan- Iran
(D) Turkmensitan – Afghanistan -Pakistan – India

Consider the following:
1. Palm civet
2. Puma
3. Cheetah
Which of the above is/are found in India in their natural habitat?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1, 2 and 3

Who of the following died of hunger strike in prison?

(A) Bhagat Singh
(B) Bhupendranath Sanyal
(C) Crjandra Shekhar Azad
(D) Jatin Das

Consider the following statements:
1. Governor of State can reserve certain bills passed by the State Legislature for consideration of the President of India.
2. Governor of State can make the rules to conduct the business of State Government.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

There is a growing concern about the release of a particular gas into the atmosphere from the permafrost of Arctic region.
Which one of the following is that gas?

(A) Carbon monoxide
(B) Ethane
(C) Methane
(D) Sulfur dioxide

“RuPay”, recently in the news, is the name of a:

(A) Debit card
(B) Digital currency
(C) Super computer
(D) Tax benefit

Which of the following is/are among the main objective/objectives of G20 group of countries?
1. Discussing key issues in the global economy.
2. Promoting international financial stability.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

With reference to ‘Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is located in the Eastern Ghats.
2. It is a unique tropical rain forst.
Select the correct answer using the code given below :

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor

Which one of the following is located between France and the United Kingdom?

(A) Cook Strait
(B) Davis Strait
(C) Strait of Dover
(D) Strait of Gibraltar

Which one of the following is associated with the issue of control and phase out of the use ozone depleting substances?

(A) Bretton Woods Conference
(B) Doha Development Agenda
(C) Geneva II conference
(D) Montreal Protocol

Consider the following statements:
1. Headquarters of World Trade Organization (WTO) are in Doha.
2. World intellectual Property Organization is a specialized agency of WTO.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

What is ‘Falcon 9’, recently seen in news?

(A) A rocket’s to deliver satellites into orbit
(B) A short range missile launched from warships
(C) An unmanned fighter aircraft
(D) An astronomical space observatory

Consider the following statements:
1. Earth receives the Sun’s energy only at the infrared end of the spectrum.
2. Earth reradiates the Sun’s heat only as ultraviolet energy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following crop plants:
1. Banana
2. Potato
3. Turmeric
Which of the above is/are propagated by vegetative methods?

(A) 1 only
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 2