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Consider the following statements regarding Mangroves and its ability to cope with salt
1. The first line of defense for many mangroves is to prevent much of the salt from entering by filtering it
out at root level. Some species can exclude more than 90 percent of salt in seawaters
2. The leaves of many mangroves have special salt glands, which are among the most active
salt-secreting systems known
3. Another method of coping with salt is to concentrate it in bark or in older leaves which carry it with
them when they drop.
Select the correct statement[s]
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 3
c) 2 and 3
d) 1 and 2

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Consider the following statements
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b)
c)
d)

3.

Consider the following regarding calcareous oozes
1. Globigerina and pteropod are types of calcareous oozes
2. They are found below 5000m depth.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
a)
b)
c)
d)

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Oceans of the world have finely demarcated natural boundaries.
Oceans of the world are all connected and merge so naturally that it is impossible to demarcate them.
Oceans of the world are connected but there is no intermixing of water.
Geographers have divided the world into seven oceans. Which of the above statement is correct?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following statements w.r.t Corals
1. Corals can reproduce either sexually or asexually
2. The partnership between corals and their zooxanthellae is called symbiosis
3. The Coral Triangle, the global centre of marine biodiversity, is an area spanning Indonesia, Malaysia,
the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste and the Solomon Islands.
Select the correct statement[s]
a)
b)
c)
d)

1 and 3
2 and 3
1 and 2
1, 2 and 3

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Consider the following statements
1. Ocean topography is smooth, contrary to Continental topography.
2. Ocean relief is rugged with different topography like that of a continent.
3. Ocean relief cannot be explained with plate tectonics.
4. Only depositional landforms are found in oceans and not erosional .
Which of the above are incorrect?
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3
c) 1,2 and 3
d) 1,3 and 4

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Who among the following was elected as the winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize that was announced
recently?
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b)
c)
d)

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Consider the following statements related to Trade and Development Report 2015 that was released by
UNCTAD recently
1. It projected that the global economy will grow at 2.5 per cent in 2015
2. India’s GDP is expected to grow at 9.5 per cent in 2015
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
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b)
c)
d)

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Angela Merkel
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
Pope Francis
International Campaign to Ban Landmines

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
None

Consider the following w.r.t Convention of Biodiversity (CBD)
1. International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is celebrated on 22 nd May
2. The theme of IDB-2015 was “Island Biodiversity”
3. CEPA Fair –the Fair on experiences and best practices in Communication, Education and Public
Awareness (CEPA is related to Biological Diversity and its Protocols.
Select the correct statement[s]
a)
b)
c)
d)

Only 3
1 and 2
1 and 3
1, 2 and 3

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Diatom is a kind of silicious ooze. It is a part of Continental crust extended in the ocean. 3. c) Sea mounts are stray sub marine mountains of volcanic origin. Which of the following statements is not correct? a) Mid oceanic ridge is found at diverging oceanic plate boundaries. Which of the statements are correct? a) b) c) d) 1. Which of the following states decided to establish India’s first Dolphin Community Reserve? a) b) c) d) Uttar Pradesh Bihar Assam West Bengal 14. Union Cabinet recently approved the formation of which Group A service a) Indian Skill Development Service b) Indian Agriculture Services c) Indian Environmental Services d) Indian Judicial Services 11. Select the incorrect statement IASbaba Web: http://www. Maximum volume of sediments is found on the abyssal plane. Tektites are small glassy particles having their origin in space.: : : 9. Consider the following statements.iasbaba. b) Oceanic crust at mid oceanic ridge is younger than the crust near the trenches. They are often marked with submarine canyons. 4. d) Mid oceanic ridges are formed above Benioff zone.com Page 3 . It has an average gradient of 1 o or less. 10. Consider the following statements regarding Continental Shelf: 1. a) b) c) d) Sediments found at continental shelf are terrigenous in nature.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Which of the above statement is incorrect? 12.2 and 3 1 and 2 3 and 4 All of the above 13. 2. Continental shelves are largest on the west coast of Sumatra and chile .

3. 4. Seamounts are underwater submarine mountains which do not reach the ocean surface. Consider the following statements: 1. Choose the correct statements a) b) c) d) 1 only 1 and 2 1. the water is in frozen state. As photosynthesis is not possible. 2.: : : a) The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) was established in 2013 to implement India’s Biological Diversity Act (2002). They are found along volcanic island chains.com Page 4 . Which of the above statements are correct? a) b) c) d) 2 and 3 1 and 4 All of the above None of the above 16. Due to high pressure and very low temperature. Guyots are the fat topped sea mountains. India rivers form Arcuate Deltas. 17. Thalwege of a river channel is almost straight in youth stage. They are found at converging plate boundaries. 4.iasbaba. Consider the following statements regarding ocean trenches: 1. 2 and 3 All of the above. 2. b) The NBA is a Statutory and Autonomous Body c) It performs the function of regulatory as well as advisory body for GoI d) Its functions includes conservation and development of area of importance from the view point of biological diversity by declaring them as biological diversity heritage sites 15. No life form is found in them. Meanders are formed when there is simultaneous deposition and erosion on opposite banks of the river. 3. 2. Submarine canyons are steep sided deep valleys formed due to erosion of Abyssal plain. 4.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Consider the following statements: 1. Plunge pools are formed in youth stage by the impact of waterfalls. 3. Deep trenches are an extension of Sub Marine Canyons Which of the above statements is/are incorrect? a) 1 only b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 4 IASbaba Web: http://www.

Hot winds from the deserts blow towards the oceans heating the surface water. Instead of equator. Ferrocene 4. association or organization that is either not incorporated in India or incorporated in India with non-Indian participation in its share capital or management. 2 and 3 2.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. 20. body corporate. Iron Pentacarbonyl Select the correct code a) b) c) d) 1. Which of the following is incorrect as per National Biodiversity Authority under Biological Diversity Act of India? a) The Act covers foreigners. Which of the following is the most appropriate explanation for this? a) b) c) d) Sun is directly overhead over the tropics.: : : d) All of the above 18.com Page 5 . Acetaldehyde 2. Due to low pressure the equatorial area is covered with clouds throughout the year blocking the direct sunlight.utilisation c) Any application for IPR based on biological resources should be approved by NBA d) The Act includes Indian biological resources that are normally traded as commodities. Tetraethyllead 3. b) Indians and Indian institutions do not require the approval of the National Biodiversity Authority when they engage in the access/use of biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey or bio. Vegetation at equator reflects more light than the tropical vegetation. 3 and 4 2 and 3 All IASbaba Web: http://www.iasbaba. Which of the following is/are used as Anti-Knocking agent? 1. non-resident Indians. 21. the maximum surface temperature of ocean water is found in tropical zones (30 o N and S latitude). Identify the multilateral agency that launched Operation Sophia (Phase-II) to combat Mediterranean Migration Crisis recently a) NATO b) UN Peacekeeping c) EU Naval Force d) African Union 19.

Russia Select the correct answer using the codes given below IASbaba Web: http://www. The biological demand for oxygen (BOD) increases with the increase in aquatic organisms. b) Western Ghats are Ecological hotspot of India. China 3. 2. In what type of rocks Exfoliation dombs are best developed? a) Granite b) Basalt c) Limestone d) Sand Stone 24. France 4. 2. The soils of these forests lack humus content. c) Nilgiri is a biosphere reserve d) Kanchendzonga is a biosphere reserve found in Sikkim. QZSS D. 3. Japan 2. Glonass A. Which of the above statements are correct? a) b) c) d) All of the above 2 only 1 and 2 2 and 3 26.com Page 6 . BeiDou C. These forests have thick undergrowth.iasbaba. It has layered vegetation. Match the following navigational satellites to their respective countries 1. Which of the following statements is incorrect? a) Pygmy hog is critically endangered species of a pig found in the grasslands of Madhya Pradesh. Consider the statements 1.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Consider the following regarding tropical rain forests: 1. The sudden and explosive growth of phytoplankton and algae impart green colour to the water is known as water bloom Select the correct statement[s] a) b) c) d) Only 1 Only 2 Both None 25. Doris B.: : : 22. 23.

Annular pattern is characterized by out flowing rivers.4-B c) 1-D. The drainage pattern in which the rivers flow almost parallel to each other is known as parallel drainage. 2 and 3 1. 2. The coastal plains between Western Ghats and Arabian Sea are narrow. away from a central point.: : : a) 1-C. Filaria 4.2-A.4-A 27.com Page 7 . 2. 3 and 4 28. 29. Which of the above statements are incorrect? a) All of the above IASbaba Web: http://www. ‘Blue Baby’ Syndrome is caused by a) b) c) d) Presence of nitrate in drinking water Presence of sulphate in drinking water Presence of excessive iron in drinking water Presence of mercury in drinking water 30.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail.4-D b) 1-C. The drainage pattern marked by right-angled bends and right-angled junctions between tributaries and the main stream is known as rectangular drainage.3-D. Dengue 3. In radial pattern the subsequent streams follow curving or arcuate courses prior to joining the consequent stream. Diarrhoea Which of the above is/are Vector borne diseases related with water? a) b) c) d) 1 and 4 Only 2 1.2-C.4-B d) 1-D. Most of the coastal west flowing rivers are short because: a) b) c) d) The coastal plains between Eastern Ghats and Arabian Sea are narrow.3-B. Consider the following statements: 1.2-A. 4.iasbaba. The coastal plains between Western Ghats and Arabian Sea are very broad. Consider the following 1.3-B. Malaria 2.2-C.3-A. The coastal plains between Eastern Ghats and Bay of Bengal are very narrow. 3.

3 and 4 Only 1 34. Which of the following organizations released Global competitiveness report? a) World bank b) World trade centre IASbaba Web: http://www. Cataract 3. 3 and 4 32. 2. World Trade Organization 3. Consider the following statements with respect to Natural gas 1. Natural gas is a hydrocarbon mainly consisting Alkenes 2.iasbaba. World Meteorological Organization 2. Dyslexia Select the correct code a) b) c) d) 1 and 3 1. Skin Cancer 2.com Page 8 . Which of the following organization contributed International Panel on Climate Change? 1. United Nations Environment Program Select the correct code a) 1 and 2 b) 3 and 4 c) 1 and 4 d) 1. 2 and 3 1. Shale gas is a natural gas produced from Shale Select the correct answer using the codes given below a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 None 33. Sunburn 4.: : : b) 1 and 3 c) 2 and 4 d) None of the above 31. World Wildlife Fund 4.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Which of the following effects on human health are caused by ozone depletion? 1.

Durban Declaration and Program of Action 2. 2 and 3 36. 2 and 4 c) 2. Consider the following 1. Tapi 3.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Bali Action Plan Which of the above includes commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? a) b) c) d) 1. Swarnarekha 4. 2 and 3 2. Cancum Agreement 3.: : : c) International monetary fund d) None of the above 35. 3 and 4 d) 1. Copenhagen Accord 4.com Page 9 . In which of the following drainage patterns do the tributaries resembles branches of trees? IASbaba Web: http://www. Godavari Select the correct option from below: a) All of the above b) 1. Which of the following is the largest riverine island of Brahmaputra? a) b) c) d) Majuli Tsangpo Dihang Dubri 37. 3 and 4 2 and 3 All 39. Which of the following group of industry does not belong to the category of core industry? a) b) c) d) Tata Iron and steel industries Petroleum products like Vaseline Generation of hydro electricity None of the above 38.iasbaba. Narmada 2. Which of the following rivers forms estuaries? 1.

4.2 and 3 1 and 2 1. 1. None of them make deltas. They are flowing at their base level. A lichen is best characterized as a symbiosis between a) Bacteria and Fungus b) An algae and Bacteria c) Fungus and an algae d) An algae and moss 41. Consider the following regarding peninsular rivers: 1. High temperature will increase the dispersion of oxygen into deeper waters thus leading to aerobic condition. 2.: : : a) Radial pattern b) Trellis c) Rectangular d) Dendritic 40. 3. 2.iasbaba. They are highly erosive in character.com Page 10 . 4 2 and 3 3 and 4 None IASbaba Web: http://www. It will decrease the metabolic activities of aquatic animals 2. 3. Reproduction among aquatic animals will increase.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Bacterial activity will be limited in the water system 4. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Thermal Pollution’. 3. They have seasonal streams.2 and 4 42. Select the correct statement/s a) b) c) d) 1. Which of the above statements are correct? a) b) c) d) All of them 1.

Old stage 4. 3 and 4 1. They are non flowering plants 2. Qatar 4.com Page 11 . a river shows erosive character? 1. Given below is the list of Middle Eastern cities. Select the correct code a) b) c) d) 1 and 4 2 and 3 2. Consider the following statements regarding Seagrass . 1. Riyadh 2. They are also used as fertilizers 4. The major seagrass meadows in India exist along the southwest coast in the lagoons of islands from Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail.: : : 43. 2.2 and 4 All of the above 45. Toddler stage Select the correct answer from the codes below: a) b) c) d) 1 only 1 and 2 1. Mature stage 3. Muscat Select the correct answer using the code given below a) 1234 b) 2341 c) 4213 d) 4231 44.iasbaba. Youth stage 2. Abu Dhabi 3. Arrange the following cities from right to left 1. 3 and 4 IASbaba Web: http://www. They reproduce by pollination and seeding out seeds 3. In which stage.

2 and 4 b) 1. 3-Seychelles. The alluvial soils are immature and have weak profile. It is a multilateral agreement Select the correct code a) b) c) d) 1 and 2 2 and 3 1. The black soil is very retentive of moisture.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Which of the following statements regarding the soils in India are correct? 1. It is a legally binding agreement 2. 2-Maldives. 4-Socorta b) 1-Mauritius. Identify the countries using the codes given below Select the correct answer using the codes given below a) 1-Mauritius. consider the following 1. typical laterite soil generally lack fertility. It came into force in 1988 3. 3 and 4 d) 1. 3 and 4 47. 2-Socorta. Who referred dams as “the temples of modern India” IASbaba Web: http://www.: : : 46. With reference to Vienna Convention for the protection of the ozone layer. 3-Seychelles. 3-Seychelles. 4. 3.com Page 12 . 3-seychelles. 4-Mauritius d) 1-Socorta. 2-Maldives. Select the correct answer from the codes given below: a) 1. 4-Mauritius 48. The red soils do not respond even to fertilizers and irrigation and gives poor yields.iasbaba. Due to intensive leaching and low base exchange capacity. 2-Socorta. 2 and 3 1 and 3 49. 2 and 3 c) 1. 4-Maldives c) 1-Maldives. 2. 2.

Consider the following statements with respect to KISAN project 1. needed for crop insurance programme . Select the correct answer using the codes given below a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 None 53. Ambedkar d) Pt. National Mission for Green India Select the correct code a) 1. The project is for improvement in yield estimation and better planning of Crop Cutting Experiments (CCEs). Canals which are built to divert flood waters especially during rainy season and flood? a) Perennial canals b) Seasonal canals c) Dry canals d) Inundation canals 51. R.: : : a) Mahatma Gandhi b) Dr. B. Which of the following are missions adopted under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)? 1. Annex I countries are developed countries which pay for the costs of developing countries Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a) b) c) d) Only 1 Only 2 Both None 52. National Water Mission 2. Rajendra Prasad c) Dr.iasbaba.com Page 13 . National Mission on Rural Development 3. Jawaharlal Nehru 50. 2 and 4 IASbaba Web: http://www. It is project related to help farmers regarding Agriculture finance 2.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Annex II countries are the industrialized countries and economies in transition 2. Consider the following with reference to Kyoto Protocol 1. National Solar Mission 4.

What is it? IASbaba Web: http://www. 3 and 4 c) 1. Paris Agreement is a legally binding agreement and will enter into force in 2016 Select the correct statement[s] a) b) c) d) Only 1 Only 2 Both None 56. 3 and 4 d) 1. The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris is also known as COP-22. Which of the following is the most important reason of depletion of forest in North East India? a) b) c) d) Overgrazing Shifting agriculture Mining activities None of the above 58. Species which are only found in some particular areas usually isolated by natural or geographical barriers? a) Exotic b) Indigenous c) Endemic d) Extinct 55. which can be counted towards meeting its Kyoto target. Consider the following 1. the Paris Agreement 2. It is a mechanism defined in Article 6 of Kyoto Protocol allows a country with an emission reduction or limitation commitment under the Kyoto Protocol (Annex B Party) to earn emission reduction units (ERUs) from an emission-reduction or emission removal project in another Annex B Party.: : : b) 1.iasbaba. 2.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. which of the following the theme of International Day of the Girl Child observed during October 2015 a) b) c) d) Ending Child Marriage Innovating for Girl’s Education Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence The Power of Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030 57. each equivalent to one tonne of CO2.com Page 14 . 2 and 3 54.

Which of the following is not correctly matched? 1. Manas Tiger Reserve Arunachal Pradesh Select from the following a) b) c) d) 2. Transitional and Special Provisions.: : : a) Joint Implementation b) Emission Trading c) Clean Development Mechanism d) None 59. What do Mundas and Santhals of Chotanagpur Plateau worship? a) Mahua and Kadamba b) tamarind and Mango c) neem and Tulsi d) Peepal and Tulsi 60. Select the correct answer using the codes given below a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 None 62. Sundarbans National Park West Bengal 2.3 and 4 2 and 4 1 and 3 1 and 4 61. Corbett National Park Uttar Pradesh 3. It refers to special status given to Hyderabad-Karnataka region 2. Consider the following statements with respect to Article 370 1. The article is drafted in Part XXI of the Constitution. Dust 3.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Which of the following are particulate matter? 1. Bandhav national Park Madhya Pradesh 4. which relates to Temporary. Smoke 4.iasbaba. Soot Select the correct code IASbaba Web: http://www. Asbestos fibres 2.com Page 15 .

Select the correct answer using the codes given below a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 None 65. 3 and 4 63. 2 and 3 b) 2 and 3 c) 2.iasbaba. The centre will serve as a natural cold storage for preserving rare and endangered medical plants for generations. b) Composition of gases of air in soil is similar to the air in atmosphere. 3 and 4 d) 1.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. partially decomposed organic material in soil. Market garbage 3. IASbaba Web: http://www. 2. Species whose population has declined to levels from where it is likely to move to endangered category? a) Vulnerable b) Rare c) Critical d) endemic 64. 2 ad 3 1. It is the world’s highest terrestrial research and development centre. 2. In this context. Which of the following are non-biodegradable pollutants? 1. c) Humus is finely divided. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 3 October 2015 inaugurated an Extreme Altitude Research Centre at Chang La.com Page 16 . Which of the following statement is incorrect? a) Soil science is called pedology . Polyethylene bags 4. Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. Chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides Select the correct code a) b) c) d) 1 and 3 1.3 and 4 3 and 4 66. consider the following statements: 1.: : : a) 1. 2. Municipal sewage 2.

As the size of particle in soil increases.: : : d) Soil colloids are negatively charged. 2. Consider the following statements: 1. silt and clay. 67. 3 and 4 68. the water holding capacity of soil increases. and are helpful in holding the minerals in soil. Select the correct statements a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 IASbaba Web: http://www. A high concentration of sulphur dioxide in ambient air causes severe respiratory problems Which of the given statements is/are correct? a) b) c) d) Only 1 Only 2 Both None 70. Photochemical smog is the classical example of primary air pollutant 2. Particulate matters Select the correct code a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1.com Page 17 . Consider the following 1. Smog 4.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. 2. Which of the following are primary air pollutants? 1.iasbaba. Which of the following report was recently released by IMF a) b) c) d) Global competitiveness report Global financial stability report Global financial market report Global financial credit report 69. 2 and 4 d) 1. Loam is a mixture containing substantial amount of sand. . Sulphur dioxide 2. Carbon monoxide 3.

iasbaba. 2. Choose the correct statement: a) b) c) d) All of the above 1 and 2 1 .: : : 71. 2. Consider the following statements: 1. 3 and 4 c) 3 and 4 d) 1. The first layer is called homogenous layer because the temperature is uniform because of mixing of water. Peroxyacetyle nitrate (PAN) Which of the given are component of Photochemical Smog? a) 1. Consider the following 1. Ozone 2.3 and 4 1. 4.com Page 18 . In third layer the temperature decreases slowly and then becomes constant after certain depth. Thermocline layer is absent in polar areas. 3 and 4 72. Soil with high base status is generally very fertile. 2 and 3 b) 2. Humus colloids have high capacity to hold bases hence presence of base is usually associated with high soil fertility. 1. Consider the following statements regarding vertical distribution of temperature in oceans. The layer in which the temperature rapidly decreases is called Thermocline . 3.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Carbon Monoxide 3.2 and 4 IASbaba Web: http://www. NOx 4. Which of these above statements are correct? a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both Neither 73.

Sun’s gravitational pull to greater extent and moon’s gravitational pull to lesser extent are responsible for tides. The actual motion of water beneath the wave is circular. due to gravitational pull of sun and moon are called tides. In general salinity decreases as we move from lower latitudes to upper latitudes. Paints 3. 76. 3. Salinity is higher at the mouth of the river as more minerals are added by the river water. 3 and 4 b) 3 and 4 c) 1 and 2 d) 1.com Page 19 .: : : 74. Identify the element which is not a part of the hydrological cycle a) b) c) d) Evaporation Precipitation Hydration Condensation 77. The periodic rise and fall of the sea level once or twice a day. Consider the following statements: a) b) c) d) Waves transport water to thousands of kilometers. Tides are also known as the surges. Size of a wave is directly propotional to the strength of the wind. Inland seas and lakes have higher salinity than open ocean . 2. In general. Consider the following statements: 1. Which of the following statement is wrong? a) b) c) d) Salinity at equator is less than it is at the tropics because of higher precipitation at the equator.iasbaba.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Petro-chemical Select the correct code a) 2. 3 and 4 75. Which of the following industries use combustion control of gaseous pollutants? 1. 2. Which of the above statement is incorrect? 78. Fertilizers 4. The highest point of the wave is called its crest. Select the correct statements: a) All of the above b) 1 and 3 IASbaba Web: http://www. Varnish 2.

com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail.com Page 20 . Aerosols 4. c) Ocean currents during spring tides. What are tidal currents? a) Movement of water caused by meteorological effects (winds and atmospheric pressure change. The train is a collaborative initiative of Department of Science & Technology and Ministry of Environment.: : : c) 2 and 3 d) 1 only 79. 2. Which of the following are the major sources of chloroflurocarbons (CFCs)? 1. 3 and 4 1 and 3 1. 2. Refrigeration units 2. Which of the above statements is/are incorrect? a) 1 only b) 2 only IASbaba Web: http://www. The 2015 Science Express will be running on the Indian Rail Network as Science Express – Climate Change Action Special (SEACS). Air conditioner Select the correct code a) b) c) d) 1. 2. 2 and 4 1. Plastic foams 3. Consider the following statements: 1. Unusually high and low tides occur during perigee. Tidal ranges are much less during perihelion. 3 and 4 81. In this context. Select the correct answer using the codes given below a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 None 82. d) When water gets onto sea shore during a tsunami. Forest & Climate Change ( MoEFCC ). The Union Government on 15 October 2015 flagged off the Science Express from Safderjung Railway Station in New Delhi.iasbaba. consider the following statements: 1. 80. b) When the tide is channeled between islands or into bays and estuaries.

com Page 21 . Coriolis force exists due to the rotation of the earth. Ocean currents are a means to maintain heat balance on earth by taking access heat from lower latitudes to higher latitudes. Which of the above statements are correct? a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 IASbaba Web: http://www.: : : c) Both d) Neither 83. Recently naval exercise between the Navies of India. Coriolis force causes the wind in Northern hemisphere to move towards its right while it causes ocean current in northern hemisphere to move towards its left. Consider the following statements: 1. Ocean currents are like rivers flowing in the ocean. Which of the above statements are correct? a) b) c) d) 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neithr 1 nor 2 85. Cold currents move from higher latitudes to lower latitudes while warm currents flow from lower latitudes to upper latitudes. United States and Japan happened. Which of the following forces influences the flow of ocean current? a) Solar heat b) Winds c) Gravity d) All of the above 84.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. 2. 2. Consider the following statements: 1. The name of the naval exercise is? a) b) c) d) Hand-in-Hand Exercise Malabar Exercise Mitra Shakti Exercise Varuna Naval Exercise 86.iasbaba.

Rice Paddies 5. The distance between the earth and the moon is maximum when the moon is in? a) b) c) d) Aphelion Perihelion Perigee Apogee IASbaba Web: http://www. 2 and 3 88. 2. 4 and 5 90.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. 5 and 6 1. Indention in the coast line. 5 and 6 1. None of the above. 3. 2.com Page 22 . Swamps 2. Fish Ponds 4.iasbaba. Peatland 3. Spring tides are caused a) b) c) d) As result of the moon and the sun pulling the earth gravitationally in the same direction. 3. 2. Coral Reefs Which of them comes under WETLAND? a) b) c) d) 1. 4 and 5 1.: : : 87. 89. It will affect Gravity of Earth 3. Consider the following 1. Give way to release of more green house gases Select the correct code/s a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1. 3. It will lower down Earth’s temperature 2. As result of the moon and the sun pulling the earth gravitationally in the opposite direction. Consider the following regarding melting of ice and its effects 1. 4. Mangroves 6.

It is used to add carbon dioxide from the atmosphere 3. Granular and blocky structure soils are easy to cultivate. Which of the above statement is false? 94.: : : 91. 3. 2. Which of the above statements are correct. Upwelling zone is good for fishing. It is a type of climate engineering based on the purposeful introduction of nutrients to the upper ocean to increase marine food production 2. It brings cold water and nutrients to the surface of the ocean. Carbon Monoxide 3. It is generally seen on the eastern coast of the continents.iasbaba. Consider the following regarding upwelling of water. Nitrogen and phosphorous fertilization is also used along with iron fertilization Select the correct code a) 1 and 2 b) 1 and 3 c) 2. and 3 IASbaba Web: http://www.com Page 23 . Soot Select the correct answer using the code a) 1. 1. Soils with high clay content can lack peds . 2 and 3 2 and 3 1 and 4 93. Consider the following statements: a) b) c) d) Soil structure refers to the way in which soil grains are grouped together in to large masses. 3 and 4 b) 1. Consider the following with reference to ‘Ocean Fertilization’ 1. 2. a) b) c) d) All of the above 1. Water Vapour 4. Dry clayey soils are sticky and are difficult to be worked. It creates low pressure condition above the ocean surface.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Sulphur Hexafluoride 2. 4. Which of the following have the greater ability to absorb heat in the Earth’s atmosphere and assist in Global Warming? 1. 3 and 4 c) 2 and 3 d) 1 and 2 92.

It is shifted away from India’s Eastern Coastline Select the correct statement[s] a) Only 1 b) Only 2 IASbaba Web: http://www. secondary nutrients.Israel 3. Recently the High Risk Area (HRA) has been pushed back from 78 degrees East longitude to the 65 degrees East longitude.com Page 24 .: : : d) 1. Consider the statements about Soil health card scheme. Select the correct code: a) b) c) d) 1 and 2 Only 1 and 3 Only 2 and 3 Only 3 Only 97. The Joint Training Exercise Mitra Shakti-2015 is between a) b) c) d) India.Israel India-US 98.Srilanka India. 2. Diet. Consider the following statements with reference to High Risk Area in Indian Ocean 1. It has been rolled out to check the excess use of fertilizers. 3. Consider the following countries and their parliament 1. 2 and 3 96.iasbaba. and physical parameters 2. It would increase the problem of temporary inundation.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail.Australia India. Majilis .Japan 4. It contains crucial information on macro nutrients in the soil. 2 and 3 95. 1.Afghanistan 2. micro nutrients.Maldives Select the incorrect match using the codes given below a) Only 1 b) Only 2 and 3 c) Only 1 and 3 d) 1. Shora . Knesset.

Consider the following w. the cost of those goods paid by the parent to the subsidiary is the transfer price.iasbaba.com/ Email: iasbabailp2016@gmail. Select the correct statement[s] a) b) c) d) 1 and 2 2 and 3 Only 1 1. Recently Vodafone won transfer pricing tax dispute. Riyadh Select the correct answer using the code given below a) 1234 b) 1324 c) 4213 d) 2413 100. New Delhi 3.r. Moscow 2. Paris 4.: : : c) Both d) None 99.com Page 25 . 2 and 3 IASbaba Web: http://www. Transactions may include the trade of supplies or labor between departments. It is the setting of the price for goods and services sold between controlled legal entities within an enterprise. 3. Arrange the following country capital from North to South 1. 2.t Transfer Pricing 1. If a subsidiary company sells goods to a parent company.